Stage 2

It’s possible to buy signed copies of the books on this page from my local bookshop, by clicking on the “Buy a signed copy” link. My books on this page are grouped by their illustrators. Select by category, or click an example cover or a name to see more, or just scroll down.

Picture Books

Fiction

Early Readers

Poetry

Educational

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The Oak Tree

The Oak Tree

This is a story spanning a thousand years, over which time an acorn grows into a mighty oak. The tree witnesses a whole sweep of history, from the Viking invasion to a modern-day teddybears' picnic, and on each page we see children playing different games around it,...

Colours, Colours Everywhere

Colours, Colours Everywhere

Explore a whole paintbox of colours in this exciting and interactive story. A little girl paints her own adventure, starring a bright blue tree frog who sails away in a red balloon and is marooned on a purple island. Children will delight in the rhyming text and in...

What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas

What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas

In a big old house, the ladybird is visiting her friend the spider for the festive season. But those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are up to no good again. They have a devious plan - to steal the children's Christmas presents from their stockings! It's a good...

The Bowerbird

The Bowerbird

Poor bowerbird Bert doesn’t have much luck wooing haughty Nanette. Even when his collection of offerings grows to include a marble and a mobile phone, she just wants “More, more, more.”  Is he doomed to a life of solitude?

Colours, Colours Everywhere

Colours, Colours Everywhere

Follow a little girl as she paints her own adventure with her bright blue tree frog companion. With luscious green trees to climb and red hot air balloons to sail away in, children will delight in the rhyming text and vibrant artwork while learning about different...

The Baddies

The Baddies

The Baddies are the meanest, nastiest ghost, witch and troll in the land. They just adore being bad, and fight over who is the worst. When a little girl moves into a nearby cottage, the Baddies can't wait to scare her out of her wits. But baddies don't always get...

The Christmas Pine

The Christmas Pine

Deep in a snowy forest stands a little pine tree with a special destiny: when it grows up, it's going to be a famous Christmas tree!