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Mick Inkpen

The author and illustrator of classic children's books including Kipper the Dog and Wibbly Pig, Mick Inkpen was born in Romford, Essex in 1952. He has won many awards throughout his career and lives in Essex with his wife and two children.

He worked as a graphic designed and in children's TV before publishing The Blue Balloon in 1989.



Mick Inkpen Books

  • AIGXS 5 years +
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    This treasury contains seven of Mick Inkpen's classic children's stories - from The Blue Balloon, where Kipper first appears to Billy's Beetle and Penguin Small. With a special Kipper bookmark, gatefolds, flaps and a simple pop-up this classic collection is a perfect present. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian
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    From the award-winning creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper comes a new edition of a picture book classic - perfect for children finding out about nature and how things grow. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. Jasper plants a bean. He waits for it to grow into a beanstalk all week. How long will he have to wait before he can start looking for giants? 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian 'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' The Independent
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    There is one thing that has always been wrong with Threadbear. In his tummy is a squeaker that has never squeaked ...Can Father Christmas make his wish come true and give him a squeaky tummy or will it be something much more simple that grants him his wish? With fantastic fold out pages.
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    It's Kipper's 25th anniversary so join in with the celebrations with this wonderful reissue of a classic story. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. The day before Kipper's birthday he prepares his party invitations and makes a cake. He invites everyone to his party tomorrow, but doesn't deliver the invitations until the next day. When exactly is my birthday, wonders Kipper. Is it today or was it yesterday? Maybe it's tomorrow! However, when his friends finally arrive, they bring the perfect present. 'Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.' Practical Parenting
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    Wibbly Pig is being his usual cheeky self, he doesn't want to go to bed, he's not tired at all! He wants to splash around in the bath, count the stairs to the bedroom and bounce around. But in the end, he snuggles in to bed and falls asleep with his cuddly toys.
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    Join the irresistible Wibbly Pig in this brilliant new rhyming story - the perfect introduction to counting for young children. Wibbly Pig has ten balloons but not for very long! As he gives them away, he holds on tightly to his favourite teddy bear balloon. But then Big Pig's shouting sister comes along...
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    In this delightful story collection, you will find the four classic Kipper picture books: Kipper, Kipper's Toybox, Kipper's Birthday and Kipper's Snowy Day. It is the perfect gift for old and new Kipper fans!
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    Play hide and seek with Wibbly Pig and his seven friends through the pages of this 'lift the flap' book - with a double flap surprise at the end. Open doors and lift cushions to find Tiny Pig's hiding place.
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    Cuddle up with Kipper! This playful and funny Kipper story is reissued for a new generation of children. A little squeaky mouse comes running across the page and hides himself inside the 'foldy bit' in the middle of the book. Will the cat find him? Not if Kipper can help it! 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
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    Penguin Small is a classic story by Mick Inkpen with a surprise giant fold-out page. It tells the story of the last North Pole penguin, who as it turns out was also the smallest penguin! He wants to join his friends in the South Pole, but he's afraid of the water. If only penguins could fly...Penguin Small is a classic story with giant fold out pages, and as ever, vintage Inkpen illustrations for a fabulous story which explains why there are no penguins at the North Pole! 'A whale of a book.' - Independent. Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.
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    From the bestselling Mick Inkpen, who is the ninth most borrowed author in libraries, this new edition celebrates 25 years of Kipper. Come on an alphabet adventure with everyone's favourite puppy and his friends: little pig, Arnold - who has lost his ant - and the hopeful Zebra, who is waiting and waiting for his turn to join the book. This is another Mick Inkpen triumph and is perfect as bedtime reading or as a fun and endearing way to introduce the alphabet to children. 'Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike.' Practical Parenting
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    Mick Inkpen's Kipper has been a star of picture books and animation for 25 years. This festive new edition of a Kipper Christmas classic will captivate a new generation of children. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. Which is best, Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper's friends are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
  • All I Want for Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444942392 - Mick Inkpen et al
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    This fantastically festive collection of picture books contains an exciting selection of old and new favourites.

    From the classics The Twelve Days of Christmas and The Tale of Jack Frost to more modern stories starring Mick Inkpen's Wibbly Pig and David Melling's Hugless Douglas, these are sure to be cherished at Christmas time.

    These books have gorgeous illustrations, funny and simple stories and are just perfect for sharing at the most magical time of the year.

    Format: paperback
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    This festive board book edition of a classic Kipper story makes the perfect gift for Christmas. Which is best, Kipper wonders, Christmas Day or Christmas Eve? Presents? Or expecting presents? Kipper's friends are all getting ready for Christmas too and Kipper manages to give little Arnold his best Christmas Eve ever. Mick Inkpen's Kipper has been a star of picture books and animation for over 25 years. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
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    I don't do 'sit!' I don't do 'stay!' But I will love you anyway. From the celebrated creators of Kipper, Wibbly Pig, and Zoe and Beans comes a picture book to treasure. Dog is very badly behaved - he destroys everything, chases cars and won't stop running away! But when he finds himself lost and alone there is one person he can count on. Praise for Mick Inkpen: 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian Praise for Zoe and Beans: 'These books will become well-loved members of any child's book collection.' Carousel For activities, competitions and other fun stuff check out www.chloeinkpen.com
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    With a host of noisy fairytale characters and a fold-out page on every spread, this is a new edition of a read-aloud classic from the creator of Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Perfect for bedtime! The sun is down, the moon is up, and it is past bedtime. But outside the castle there's an awful lot of noise! Will the princess ever get to sleep? Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and has been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries. 'Beautiful animated illustrations.' Daily Echo
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    It's Kipper's 25th anniversary so join in with the celebrations with this wonderful reissue of a classic story with a stunning gold cover. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. Kipper's basket is old and worn. His blanket is smelly and disgusting. But can Kipper find a better place to sleep? He tries a flowerpot like a bird, a nest like a squirrel and a lily-pad like a frog, but nothing seems quite as good as his old, worn basket and his lovely smelly blanket. 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian
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    There is one thing that has always been wrong with Threadbear. In his tummy is a squeaker that has never squeaked ...Can Father Christmas help? A Christmas classic for over 25 years, this award-winning story from the creator of Kipper and Wibbly Pig proves that dreams do come true. With a stunning new cover and fantastic fold-out pages.
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    A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. It's Sports Day! There's games and hoops and bean bags, eggs and spoons - lots of fun to have - excitement, cheers and occasional tears. It's going to be a day to remember! 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian 'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' The Independent
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    Wibbly Pig loves to make games out of cushions and chairs! This bestselling board book is perfect for toddlers everywhere. Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over.
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    Wibbly Pig is very excited about all the presents he is about to open. What can they be? This bestselling board book is perfect for toddlers everywhere. Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over.
  • Kipper and Friends Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781444943191 - Mick Inkpen
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    Mick Inkpen is a hugely popular children's author and this five-book collection is full of fun stories. There are books starring Kipper - a dog beloved throughout the world - and the ever-popular Wibbly Pig.

    Beautifully illustrated by Inkpen, these books follow Kipper as he learns about baby animals and finds Wibbly Pig meeting a toucan. There's also a book about a bear getting ready for bedtime and a fantastic story about Snapdragon, who keeps eating the letters from the words in the books. Can Bookmouse and the Woollywolves help him?

    There is also a book called We Are Wearing out the Naughty Step... Does that sound familiar?
    Format: paperback
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    Wibbly Pig has been to a party. He leaves with his party bag, his balloon, and his favourite toy, Pigley. But what is in the party bag? Can Wibbly Pig find out, or is he carrying too many things? Oops. Don't lose Pigley, Wibbly Pig!
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    Celebrating 25 years, this classic Kipper title is reissued for a new generation of children. Someone or something has nibbled a hole in Kipper's toybox. When Kipper identifies the culprit he thinks his troubles are over - but in actual fact they are only just beginning! Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author. 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail