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

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    SPTO 3 years +

    Supertato Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Sue Hendra

    Hand-picked favourites
    Four laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling Supertato series!

    Join Supertato and the veggies as they compete in Sports Day at the supermarket; go on an epic treasure hunt; and go against the Evil Pea!

    These fast-moving adventures are filled with exciting illustrations and simple text that little ones will love to read again and again.

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    Supertato Carnival Catastro-Pea! (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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  • BJETD 3 years +

    Supertato: Evil Pea Rules! (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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 Veggies Assemble (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

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    Sue Hendra's Supertato makes a mash of things when he comes up against the Evil Pea in the supermarket aisle. Will his Veggie friends be able to help him divert disaster?

    This bright and vibrant story is absolutely hilarious and a great way of showing children aged 3 and over juts how much fun reading can be.
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  • BSBCI 3 years +

    Supertato Supertato: Evil Pea Rules Book and Soft Toy (Other)

    Sue Hendra

    The perfect gift for fans of The Evil Pea (and Supertato!) - this brilliant set comes with the funny and festive Supertato: Evil Pea Rules book, and your very own Evil Pea toy, ready to cause mayhem... 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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  • AKDDR 3 years +

    Supertato (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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  • AZNJP 3 years +

    Supertato Run Veggies Run (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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  • AGIQA 3 years +

    No-Bot, the Robot with No Bottom (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

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    Bernard the Robot loses his bottom on the park swing, and sets off to find it. Every time he gets close, it disappears again! Bird was using it as a nest, but it was too heavy; Bear used it in his drum kit, but it was too tinny; the Squirrels built sandcastles with it...and now it looks as if they're sailing away in it. Will Bernard EVER get his bottom back?
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  • BMOSW 3 years +

    Cake (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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    Barry the Fish with Fingers (Board)

    Sue Hendra

    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 great use. The fish are amazed. Life under the sea will never be the same again ...
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  • ACGWN 3 years +

    Barry the Fish with Fingers (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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 (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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    Simon Sock Board Book (Other)

    Sue Hendra

    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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  • AAZUB 3 years +

    Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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  • ACJZZ 3 years +

    Barry the Fish with Fingers and the Hairy Scary Monster (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    Barry and his fishy friends are playing Hide and Seek. Puffy finds a great hiding place in an old wreck, but he gets scared out of his wits when he sees a hairy monster lurking in the shadows. Luckily Barry the fish with fingers comes to the rescue - and discovers that the 'monster' is a friendly seahorse who just needs a haircut!
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  • AEPXY 3 years +

    Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    Keith is not your average cat. Keith is a cat with magical powers - or at least a magic hat. But when one day, Keith loses his magic hat he discovers that magic is still possible. A fabulous feel-good story with another endearingly crazy character from Sue Hendra.
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    Norman's Super-library (Other)

    Sue Hendra

    Barry, Norman, Keith, Bernard and Doug are united in a brand new collection! This boxed set includes six of Norman's top library picks, including: Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell, Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat, Barry the Fish with Fingers, Barry the Fish with Fingers and the Hairy Scary Monster, No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom and Doug the Bug that went Boing. With this perfect collection, you can play hide and seek with Barry, find Norman's perfect shell or help Bernard retrieve his lost bottom! So why not venture into this wonderful world of reading and illustration, created by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet?
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    Splash and Snooze with Barry the Fish with Fingers (Other)

    Sue Hendra

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    Barry the Fish with Fingers is a very special fish and has lots of friends! They love to play together and they have just enough time to fit in some games before it's time for bed...

    Join Barry and his friends on a bath time adventure, and then get ready to sleep with this delightful bath and bed book set, complete with your very own Barry!

    Please note: The image shown is the front and back view of the product. The set includes a bath toy, bath book and bedtime board book.
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  • BMOEC 3 years +

    Simon Sock (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    A wonderful new character from the bestselling creators of Barry the Fish with Fingers and the illustrator of Goodnight Digger.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? An hilarious story celebrating friendship and difference from an exciting new picture book partnership.
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  • APDJF 3 years +

    Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

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    When a sack of presents lands - THWACK - right by Norman's stocking he is overcome with excitement. He really must have been a very good slug this year. But after a frenzy of unwrapping he spots a label - and realises that none of the presents were meant for him, but had in fact fallen off Father Christmas's sleigh. Norman knows he has to get the presents to the family they're meant for - but how can he manage it on time? Can one little slug save Christmas?
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    Count and Play with Barry the Fish with Fingers (Other)

    Sue Hendra

    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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    Christopher Pumpkin (Hardback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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    Barry the Fish with Fingers Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

    Sue Hendra

    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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    Supertato Run Veggies Run (Other)

    Sue Hendra

    Another laugh-out-loud story from the bestselling Supertato series in a brand new cased board book format. Meet Supertato! The supermarket superhero with eyes everywhere. 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? The fabulous character from Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, the bestselling, award-winning creators of Barry the Fish with Fingers, I Need a Wee and Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell. Perfect for fans of Oi Frog! Praise for Supertato: '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 Praise for Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell: 'Lovely glittery illustrations and simple text make this a must for pre-schoolers' The Daily Mail Praise for No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom: 'Fabulously funny and wonderfully warm' Liverpool Echo 'Fans of Barry, Norman and Keith will absolutely adore this new wonderfully eccentric new character' Mumsnet
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