Picture books

Daddy, I Can’t Sleep

By Alan Durant 2015, Illustrated by Judi Abbot

Little Panda can’t sleep. He’s scared of the noises in the dark forest outside his cave. But Daddy Panda knows just what to do to soothe his fears.

978-0552565097

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Abby the Acrobat

By Alan Durant 2015, Illustrated by Amy Bradley

Abby’s family are all cat burglars, but Abby wants to be an acrocat and one night she sees her opportunity.

978-1781278277

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Ha Ha Hyena

By Alan Durant 2015, Illustrated by Dynamo

Hyena’s always laughing at the other animals and calling them rude names, so one day they decide to teach him a lesson.

978-1781278284

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Frank N. Stine’s Robot

By Alan Durant 2015, Illustrated by Dynamo

Frank’s a shy boy and doesn’t have any friends – so one day he decides to make one, with surprising results.

978-1781278482

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Greedylocks

By Alan Durant 2015, Illustrated by Rory Walker

Greedylocks can’t resist stealing the three bears’ food, but she gets a nasty surprise in this fun retelling of the popular fairy-tale.

978-1781278352

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One Pig Went For a Drive

By Alan Durant 2009, Illustrated by Tor Freeman

Harry Pig is driving into town in his shiny blue motorcar, but it keeps on breaking down. Crash Bash! Bing Bang! Clanga-langa-clunk! - Harry's car is beyond repair. Now how will he get home?

978-1405022071

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Unfortunately

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Simon Rickerty

Bickerton Picture Book Award Winner! A twisty-turny, fun-filled story about a boy’s adventures (and misadventures) as he wanders through the jungle and in and out of all sorts of perilous situations!

978-1408309896

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Humpty Dumpty’s Great Fall (Nursery Crimes)

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Leah-Ellen Heming

Humpty Dumpty is a big bad egg – and now he’s been scrambled! Did he fall or was he pushed? Read this Nursery Crime book and find out!

978-0750258142

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Little Bo-Peep’s Missing Sheep (Nursery Crimes)

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Leah-Ellen Heming

Little Bo-Peep’s sheep are missing? Did they escape or were they sheepknapped? Read this Nursery Crime book and find out!

978-0750258128

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Little Miss Muffet’s Big Scare (Nursery Crimes)

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Leah-Ellen Heming

Little Miss Muffet has disappeared. But how did the town folk manage to get rid of the troublesome child? Read this Nursery Crime book and find out!

978-0750258159

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Old Mother Hubbard’s Stolen Bone (Nursery Crimes)

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Leah-Ellen Heming

A dog’s bone has gone missing from Old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard. Who took it? And where might they have hidden it? Read this Nursery Crime book and find out!

978-0750258135

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Billy Monster's Daymare

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Ross Collins

Billy Monster is scared … of children! They keep giving him daymares. Can Daddy Monster find a way to sooth away his fears?

Winner of the Royal Mail Scottish Children's Book Award and the Portsmouth Children's Book Award

978-0192726506

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Angus Rides the Goods Train

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Chris Riddell

The goods train has milk, honey, rice and water. But why won't the driver stop to help those in need – and what can Angus do about it.

978-055256919-4

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Big Bad Bunny

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees

Here comes Big Bad Bunny. He's coming to get your money. No one's safe while he's around!

978-1841216225

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Mouse Party

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Sue Heap

A cat with a mat, a hen with a pen, a giraffe with a bath are just s few of the guests at Mouse's house-warming party. But they're about to get a huge surprise!

978-0744575798

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Always and Forever

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Fox, Hare, Otter and Mole are a happy family. But one sad day Fox dies… How will the others cope with their grief? An important book for helping children (and adults) with the loss of a loved one.

978-0552567657

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Burger Boy

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Mei Matsuoka

Benny hates vegetables and loves burgers.  "You'll turn into a burger one day," his mum warns. And one day, Benny does!

Winner of the Portsmouth Chidlren's Book Award

978-1842705377

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Football Fever

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Kate Leake

William has caught FOOTBALL FEVER! William's sister wonders if he'll ever recover! But then one day Dad takes them both to the local football club – with surprising results!

Winner of the Stockport Children's Book Award

978-1405055666

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Hoppy Ever After!

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Sue Mason

Froggy is so hoppy he wants to share the feeling with the whole wide world. But the birds shout "Hop it!" and the bees tell him to buzz off. And as for the fox… Will Froggy ever find anyone to share his hoppiness?

978-1783220366

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The Flamingo Who Forgot

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Franco Rivolli

Why is the flamingo standing on one leg? She's sure it's to remember something – but what? A variety of animals offer up their suggestions, but none of them seem quite right - until she gets a surprise she'll never forget!

978-1783220342

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I Love You, Little Monkey

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Katharine McEwen

Little Monkey is bored – and so he starts being naughty. Big Monkey is cross and Little Monkey ends up in tears. But although Big Monkey doesn't always like Little Monkey's behaviour, one thing is clear: Big Monkey never stops loving Little Monkey.

978-0689874826

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Flying South

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Kath Lucas

Bird is wet. Bird is fed up. So Bird flies south to find the sun. Hail, snow and wind batter her, but still she flies on and on. At last Bird finds the sun! But will she find happiness?

978-1783224104

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A Dinosaur Called Tiny

By Alan Durant, Illustrated by Jo Simpson

When Tiny, the dinosaur, hatches out of his egg no one can believe their eyes – he is so small! The other young dinosaurs tease him and won't let him join in their games. But what Tiny lacks in size, he more than makes up for in spirit!

978-0007233908

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