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Eric Hill

The creator of Spot the Dog, Eric Hill was an author and illustrator who was highly acclaimed for his contributions to children's books - he's widely credited with incorporating the lift-the-flap concept and introducing the concept of 'interactive books for babies'.

Eric was born on 7 September, 1927 in Holloway and started writing about Spot the puppy for his son in 1976. The first Spot book was published in 1980 and he followed this up with many more stories about this lovable dog - it even inspired a cartoon and various merchandise. Eric Hill's books have sold over 60 million copies and been translated into 60 languages. Eeric was awarded and OBE in 2008's New Year Honours list and died on 6 June, 2014.



Eric Hill Books

  • AZNBB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Spot story books have been delighting children and parents for years with their gentle storylines and bright, colourful scenes. Spot is always the star of these books and his experiences with his family, friends and the wider world are those experienced by very young children. In this addition to the 'Spot Loves' titles, Spot is spending time with his Dad. They do lots of fun things together - from playing football to flying a kite to feeding ducks. Spot loves Dad, and Dad loves Spot. This book is delightful for father and son to share together. And will make an especially lovely gift - for Father's Day, a birthday - or any other celebration day!
  • APGIW 3 years +
    3 years +
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    It's Christmas, and Spot and his friends are very excited! All the presents are wrapped up, but who's getting what? Children will love guessing what each present might be, then lifting the giant flaps to find out!
  • AOYZK 3 years +
    3 years +
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    It's Christmas! Spot is decorating the tree and wrapping presents, then he hangs up his stocking and waits for Father Christmas...Join Spot and his friends in this lovely festive tale.
  • APIEZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Press the five sound buttons for lots of noisy fun on the farm! Spot is helping his dad on the farm today. Young children will love to push the buttons to hear all the animal sounds and Spot's noisy tractor - the noisiest of them all!
  • BHYTB Babies
    Babies
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    Spot plays an exciting game of hide-and-seek at his first birthday party. This classic lift-the-flap tale by Eric Hill is reissued in the popular board book format with a new coloured cover and reoriginated art throughout.
  • BQIAF
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    Rumble rumble beep! Spot is having a great day out on the farm, riding in the tractor and helping out with lots of jobs. But when Spot comes across a lost lamb, will he be able to save the day and find its mother? This entertaining story, featuring the much-loved Spot, is a perfect introduction to the fun of the farm. And the tractor-shaped board with moving wheels means its fun to read and to play with!
  • BLJLO Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Spot, Mum and Tom can't wait to visit the museum. When Spot goes missing after being distracted by the gift shop, Tom and Mum search high and low, in some unexpected places, before finding him at last. This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises and all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot? a children's classic.A new series based on the key elements of the original Spot lift-the-flap titles, with bold, simple design and unexpected humour.
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    Spot is visiting the zoo! Which animals will he meet? Join Spot and his family as they explore the zoo and meet lots of new animals along the way. Going to the zoo is an exciting first experience for toddlers, and Spot is no different - he loves meeting the monkeys, penguins, and tigers! This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises and all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot? a children's classic. A new series based on the key elements of the original Spot lift-the-flap titles, with bold, simple design and unexpected humour.
  • BPMPE 3 years +
    3 years +
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    It's a lovely day and Spot and his friends are ready to play football together. Spot and Helen are captains of the red and blue teams, but who will score the most goals? Join the group of animal friends and the much-loved Spot as they learn it's the taking part that counts - and, most importantly, have fun!
  • BLNGM Babies
    Babies
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    Spot loves spending time with his mum. They do lots of fun things together all during the course of one special day. Spot loves Mum and Mum loves Spot!
  • AYVBI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Spot for this classic story about all the fun things he does with Grandpa. From sledging to watering the garden, they laugh together whatever the weather. This fun, reassuring story makes a great gift and is perfect to share at bedtime.
  • BMJYG Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Have fun with Spot and discover new experiences together!Spot is going to the swimming pool with Mum and his smart new rubber ring. At first he feels a little nervous, but with a bit of support from Mum and friends soon Spot is splashing about and having a whale of a time!
  • ADJNZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Down on the farm, Spot goes in search of the new baby piglets and finds a basketful of kittens as well! This is an another fun lift-the-flap adventure with Eric Hill's adorable Spot the dog.
  • ANMJB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Have fun with Spot with a bigger, brighter edition of a favourite adventure. It's Spot's birthday party and all his friends have come to play. Join Spot as he finds his friends one by one in this exciting game of hide-and-seek. Happy birthday, Spot!
  • AWOKB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Spot isn't feeling well and that makes him sad. But with a little help from Mum and his friends, Spot discovers that being poorly has its perks.
  • ACAEP 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Spot goes to a fancy dress birthday party - but where are all his friends? Lift the flaps and see who's hiding behind those costumes.
  • AEGLN 3 years +
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    Spot discovers all sorts of exciting new things when he goes on his very first walk. This is another delightful lift-the-flap adventure with Eric Hill's adorable Spot the dog.
  • BMVSX 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Spot for this classic story about all the fun things he does with Grandma. Baking cakes, making lemonade, and reading a story together! This fun, reassuring story makes a great gift and is perfect to share at bedtime.
  • AVHTG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A fun new touch-and-feel book featuring Spot the dog, perfect for toddlers. Join Spot and his friends on a nature day in the countryside in this fun touch-and-feel book. Spot looks for leaves, plays hide-and-seek and has a delicious picnic in the woods. This sturdy board book with touch-and-feel textures on every spread is perfect for toddlers, and complements the novelty books What Can You See, Spot? and Spot's lift-the-flap Peekaboo.
  • ALIIP 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Spot for some fun in the snow. He's sledging, skating and making a snowman, before snuggling up at home with a yummy mug of hot chocolate...This simple board book includes a soft finger puppet of Spot, complete with bobble hat, that's integral to every page. Great snowy fun to share with very young children!
  • AWOKC 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Spot for a busy, bouncy day from waking up to bedtime, as he has lots of fun at nursery, the park and just playing at home. Spot's everyday adventures fill the pages of this big puppy-shaped board book children will love.
  • AWOKD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Everyone needs puppy love ...all the time, everywhere! Whatever the occasion, Spot knows that spreading a little bit of puppy love can brighten up anybody's day...The carefully rescanned artwork of this new edition captures the wonderfully nostalgic feel of Eric Hill's art and complements the sweet, understated, heartfelt text. This little book is the perfect gift for Valentin's or any time - great to share with all those who remember Spot from their childhood and a new generation of Spot readers.
  • AQPTB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Spot as he finds the perfect way to say 'I love you!' in this heart-shaped board book. This brightly coloured, chunky book is just right for little hands and big hearts. A gorgeous gift for Valentine's Day, or any day you want to say...I love you!
  • ALRXB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This is a big early-learning book that introduces toddlers to first words with their favourite puppy, Spot! Each page of the book focuses on a familiar theme from a child's world: home, animals, birthday, park, beach, food and school. Lively pictures and big flaps to lift provide plenty of entertainment for children as they explore each theme. Featuring Spot and all his friends, this book is ideal for teaching toddlers words in a fun and gentle way.