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Sue Hendra

An author and illustrator of over 70 children’s books, Sue Hendra is the creator of Barry the Fish with Fingers, Supertato and No-Bot, the Robot with No Bottom. She also wrote the Wanda and the Alien books, which have been adapted into a television series.

Sue graduated from the University of Brighton in 1994 with a graphic design degree and previously worked as an illustrator for many publishers. She still lives in Brighton and has sold over 300,000 copies of her books in the United Kingdom alone.


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Sue Hendra Books

  • Supertato

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AKDDR
    Paperback 3 years +
    Meet Supertato! He's always there for you when the chips are down. He's the superhero with eyes everywhere - and he's about to meet his arch nemesis. The fabulous new character from Sue Hendra, the bestselling illustrator of Barry the Fish with Fingers and Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell.
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  • Supertato: Evil Pea Rules!

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BJETD
    Paperback 3 years +
    It's all very well being a superhero and saving the day... but what if there was no one there to cause the chaos? To provide these heroes with their chances to shine? Would we even need superheroes?! Fortunately, this isn't something we will have to worry about any time soon. The Evil Pea is BACK! And this time he has his biggest, most dastardly plan yet to take over the supermarket?
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  • Supertato Carnival Catastro-Pea!

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BXWSC
    Paperback 3 years +
    There's a catastro-pea at the carnival. Will Supertato and his veggie friends be able to stop everything in spud-tacular fashion..?

    Everyone was really excited about the carnival in the supermarket until someone came up with a devious device that could ruin everything.

    Full of bold and bright artwork from Paul Linnet, Sue Hendra's latest Supertato story will have the whole family laughing aloud.
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  • Supertato Run Veggies Run

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AZNJP
    Paperback 3 years +
    It's Sports Day in the supermarket and all the veggies are in training. Everyone has been practising hard and is ready and raring to go. However, a new competitor joins the event, accompanied by The Evil Pea, and is determined to win all the prizes. Things don't seem quite right...but will Supertato be able to foil his nemesis' plan in time? Another laugh-out-loud story from the bestselling, award-winning Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.
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  • Barry the Fish with Fingers

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: ACGWN
    Paperback 3 years +
    Fish come from all over the ocean to see Puffy the Puffer Fish's amazing bubbles. Big bubbles, small bubbles, square bubbles ...they've never seen anything quite so amazing, that is until Barry arrives on the scene. Barry is a fish with fingers and he's going to put them to good use. The fish are amazed. Life under the sea will never be the same again ...
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  • Supertato Veggies in the Valley of Doom

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BPYZX
    Paperback
    Join Supertato, the veggies and a certain Evil Pea on their brand new adventure in the bestselling SUPERTATO series by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet! When a game of hide-and-seek turns into an EPIC treasure hunt, the veggies must face fearsome foes, the impassable Cactus Canyon and the dangerous Valley of DOOM! Will our heroes EVER make it to treasure aisle? Perfect for fans of Oi Frog! PRAISE FOR THE SUPERTATO SERIES: 'Hilarious... One of the funniest picture books this year - read it and laugh out loud!' Creative Steps Magazine 'Hendra introduces another very silly but irresistible creation in the grand tradition of Barry, Norman, Keith et al.' Bookseller 'Full of humour, action and excitement, with glorious illustrations, this is another winner from a great team. Parents in Touch
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  • Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AAZUB
    Paperback 3 years +
    Norman is a slug who longs to be a snail - if only he could find a shell! Kids will laugh out loud at Norman's crazy antics as he goes to hilarious lengths to find a shell of his own. But will he be satisfied once he finds one, or will his dreams get bigger and bigger and bigger? Another crazy character from the creator of the hit picture book Barry the Fish with Fingers.
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  • Four Silly Skeletons

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AUOXY
    Paperback Toddlers
    "It's midnight!" shouted Skelly Sid. "But what do we all care? How can we think of sleeping when there's music in the air ...?" Four silly skeletons dance off with a skip and a hop, and not one of them sees the GREAT BIG DROP! Luckily, Auntie June is there to patch them up. Even if they end up in a bit of a muddle. A rollicking, rhythmical story perfect to read aloud, made even more zany and hilarious by Sue Hendra's bright, bold illustrations. Just right for making kids jump - and then making them laugh.
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  • Barry the Fish with Fingers Anniversary Edition

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BXHSE
    Paperback
    Have you EVER seen a fish with fingers? No? Well, neither had the fish at the bottom of the ocean ... This crazy deep-sea caper is sure to be a hit with all kids. To celebrate Barry's 10 year anniversary, this edition features an all-new back cover with some some of Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's most loved characters!
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  • Simon Sock Board Book

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BUGJD
    Other
    A laugh-out-loud tale celebrating difference, from the bestselling creators of Supertato. Now in a chunky board book, perfect for little hands to hold. Simon is an odd, stripey sock. He lives in the drawers with all the other socks. Every day two socks get picked to go on an adventure. The sparklies go to parties. The woolies go the park. The smarts go to school. Everyone has a pair... except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match?
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  • Dave's Breakfast Blast-Off

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: ALZEU
    Paperback 3 years +
    The hilarious sequel to a modern classic. Written by Sue Hendra, the creator of the bestselling Barry the Fish with Fingers, and illustrated by Lee Wildish, the winner of the Overall Red House Children's Book Award 2013. Dave is a big ol' greedy guts. But oh no! His bowl is empty. The animals in the garden help him find other meals - but what will happen when he eats the dog's food? The answer will have you rolling around the floor with laughter. 'I laughed so much I farted!' Edward, aged 6
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  • Doug the Bug

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AHRUZ
    Paperback 3 years +
    Doug and Trevor are best friends who love playing in the garden. But one day Doug gets dug up! Stuck at the top of a tower block can Doug find his way back to his friend or will he be trapped forever?
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  • Cake

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BMOSW
    Paperback 3 years +
    Cake has been invited to a party. He's very excited! He's never been to a birthday party before. And he doesn't know what to expect. But as the candles on his party hat begin to burn and the other party guests start to sing, Cake starts to think that this is one party he'd rather not be at . . .Introducing an irresistibly loveable character, Cake is a brilliantly funny story from the award-winning creators of Supertato, I Need A Wee and Barry the Fish With Fingers. Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet fans will be roaring their support for this delightful picture book hero!
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  • Snowball

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BSIOZ
    Paperback
    A lonely young snowball, stuck at the top of a mountain, decides to visit the local town for a bit of fun - but on his way he trips, falls, and starts to roll . . . and when a snowball rolls through snow, we all know what happens! This snowball picks up not only snow, but a myriad of other crazy things on his way down - a sheep, a line of washing and even a bear on a bike. A brilliant and crazy story, written in bouncy rhyme, Snowball is a wonderfully funny and hugely enjoyable adventure by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.
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  • I Need a Wee!

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: AMRFJ
    Paperback 3 years +
    Alan the bear has a problem. He needs a wee! But there are so many things he would rather do first. Will he make it to the loo on time? And when he gets there, will there be a queue?! Uh-oh...
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  • Supertato: Evil Pea Rules

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CBQDD
    Other
    It's all very well being a superhero and saving the day... but what if there was no one there to cause the chaos? To provide these heroes with their chances to shine? Would we even need superheroes?! Fortunately, this isn't something we will have to worry about any time soon. The Evil Pea is BACK! And this time he has his biggest, most dastardly plan yet to take over the supermarket... From bestselling, award-winning duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet comes the story of the much-loved Supertato's nemesis - The Evil Pea. 'There's lots of anarchic fun to be had in this joyous romp of a story with a very Christmassy feel ... Full of humour, action and excitement, with glorious illustrations, this is another winner from a great team.' Parents in Touch
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  • Christopher Pumpkin

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BZMYA
    Paperback
    Meet Christopher Pumpkin - the Halloween pumpkin who doesn't want to be scary! A funny rhyming story from the authors of Supertato and the creators of Simon Sock. Christopher Pumpkin is delighted to be magicked to life by a witch - until he discovers she wants him and the other pumpkins to get her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever! Chris just can't bring himself to hang cobwebs and cook curried slugs - he's much more into bunting and fairy cakes! A delightful story about blazing your own trail, perfect for reading aloud! Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!
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  • Oliver's Wood

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CBLPK
    Paperback
    Oliver loves playing in the woods at night ... but what happens when he discovers daytime? When the moon and the twinkly stars come out at night, Oliver the owl knows it is time to wake up. He loves to play in the wood with the spiky hedgehogs, the stripy badgers and the batty bats. But one night he stays up late and, for the first time, sees the round, warm, orange sun. Oliver races off to show his friends, but in the day-time the wood is full of strange creatures he doesn't know. He waits until night-time and, reunited with his friends, amazes them all with the tale of his incredible discovery.
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  • Oliver's Wood

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CBLOL
    Paperback
    Oliver loves playing in the woods at night ... but what happens when he discovers daytime? When the moon and the twinkly stars come out at night, Oliver the owl knows it is time to wake up. He loves to play in the wood with the spiky hedgehogs, the stripy badgers and the batty bats. But one night he stays up late and, for the first time, sees the round, warm, orange sun. Oliver races off to show his friends, but in the day-time the wood is full of strange creatures he doesn't know. He waits until night-time and, reunited with his friends, amazes them all with the tale of his incredible discovery.
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  • Alan the Bear Bedtime

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CAXFP
    Other
    It's bedtime for Alan the Bear, but that doesn't mean he's going to go quietly! Lift the flaps to count down to bedtime with Alan, Robot and Giraffe in a warmly familiar routine. ,
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  • Alan the Bear Party Time

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CAXFO
    Other
    Claude is having a birthday party and Alan the Bear and his friends Robot and Giraffe are invited! Lift the flaps to help them get ready and have fun at the party.
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  • Oh, Christmas Tree!

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CAVWX
    Hardback
    It's Christmas time and every tree on the street is beautifully decorated - except for one! This tree refuses to stand in a corner wearing glittery decorations, instead wanting to do a bit of baking, go for a bike ride, sit and watch the telly and even go skating... But the little gang of decorations, Bauble, Belle and the Tinsel Snake, need the tree to behave so they can fulfil their decorating destinies. Will they manage to persuade Tree to stand still and be decorated? They just might, thanks to Belle's crafty brainwave... Oh, Christmas Tree! is the wonderful second Christmas title from the creative pair behind Snowball, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. This festively fun story is full of their usual warmth and wit, with brilliant characters and a very funny rhyming text.
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  • Oh, Christmas Tree!

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: CAVWW
    Paperback
    It's Christmas time and every tree on the street is beautifully decorated - except for one! This tree refuses to stand in a corner wearing glittery decorations, instead wanting to do a bit of baking, go for a bike ride, sit and watch the telly and even go skating... But the little gang of decorations, Bauble, Belle and the Tinsel Snake, need the tree to behave so they can fulfil their decorating destinies. Will they manage to persuade Tree to stand still and be decorated? They just might, thanks to Belle's crafty brainwave... Oh, Christmas Tree! is the wonderful second Christmas title from the creative pair behind Snowball, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. This festively fun story is full of their usual warmth and wit, with brilliant characters and a very funny rhyming text.
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  • Count and Play with Barry the Fish with Fingers

    Sue Hendra

    Product Code: BYGSL
    Other
    Barry the Fish with Fingers has lots of favourite activities! He loves painting and knitting, amongst other things, and being with his friends. Can you help Barry count his five favourite activities on his fingers? And find out what he loves doing best! A boldly illustrated and fun way for little ones to discover new activities and to practise counting from one to five, from the creators of the bestselling Supertato series. PRAISE FOR BARRY THE FISH WITH FINGERS: 'One of the best covers and titles this year complete with sparkly orange foil' The Bookseller 'This is rather fishy fun' Families Magazine 'The use of colour and illustrations is very effective... I would definitely recommend this book to other parents' Red House
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