AMAZING AUTHOR BOOKS
Topic Books about Authors for Children in KS2
Interactive spreads with dramatic pop-ups and lift-the-flaps bring to life each of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, Romances and Tragedies. Packed with hilarious jokes and funny facts, this is the Bard’s complete works as they’ve never been seen before.
A joyful celebration of Lewis Carroll's love of language combined with an introduction to his life and the origin of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Packed with rich, surprising details and stunning artwork, this book tells the story of a man whose legacy continues to entertain and delight.
Oliver Jeffers Working Mind Drawing Hand by O Jeffers
Illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving his popular works with never-before-seen art and illustrations, alongside his personal story of how he came to art, his love of books, and his bookmaking.
by Mick Manning
Produced to coincide with 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, this book introduces the three extraordinary Brontë sister. With a mix of strong story-telling and wonderful illustration, explore the sister's tragically short lives in the remote village of Haworth in the Yorkshire Dales.
Travel back to his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon before exploring the theatres and playhouses of 16th-century London. Learn where Shakespeare found his inspiration and discover why his stories still captivate readers and audiences more than 500 years later.
Poetry for Kids: William Shakespeare
This wonderful, fully illustrated book introduces children to the Bard and more than thirty of his most famous and accessible verses, sonnets, and speeches
Little People, Big Dreams: Jane Austen
Discover the remarkable life of Jane Austen, the great British novelist. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline and a detailed profile of the author's life.
What's So Special About Shakespeare? by Michael Rosen
So what was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? What do we actually know about him? And how does someone become that famous? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this lively and accessible book on the life and works of William Shakespeare.
by Eric Carle
Celebrate the art work of one of the most beloved children's illustrators, Eric Carle. Containing a biography, personal photos and more than 60 of his colour collage pictures, this book is sure to seize the imagination of any child or budding illustrator.
Who Was J.R.R. Tolkien?
Get to know J.R.R.Tolkien, best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, in this biographical book. Explore his childhood, imagination and passion for fantasy writing in this easy to navigate, informative read.
Insider sneak peeks, character quizzes, fun facts, design your own book cover and meet Raj in a brand new comic book adventure never seen before. You even get exclusive access to behind-the-scenes content from David Walliams himself. A spectacularly funny feast!
Charles Dickens, A Very Peculiar History
Take a unique look at one of the best-loved English writers, Charles Dickens. Featuring quirky stories and fascinating trivia, find out unusual and bizarre facts about Dickens that might just surprise you!
There was once a little girl who loved to draw and paint. Her name was Beatrix Potter. This book tells the fascinating story of how Beatrix became and author and made her life in the countryside she loved.
Fantastic Mr Dahl
So, how did Roald Dahl get into writing? Where did he get his ideas from? What ingredients in his life turned him into the kind of writer he was? Michael Rosen comes up with some of the answers to these key questions in his lively biography, specially for children.
She Made a Monster
by Lynn Fulton
Join Mary Shelley on the night she created the most frightening monster the world has ever seen. This fascinating story gives insight into the tale behind one of the world's most celebrated novels and the creation of an indelible figure that is recognisable to readers of all ages.
Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories
Meet some of Dicken's most memorable character in this book, which retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens's most popular stories: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol.
See Inside the World of Shakespeare
Travel back 400 years to visit rowdy playhouses and royal palaces to discover Shakespeare's tales of doomed princes and mischievous fairies. With over 70 flaps to lift and lively illustrations, this book brings to life the world of Shakespeare.
The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl
by Quentin Blake
This fantastical book brings together Dahl's wondrous creations and Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations with previously unpublished reproductions of imagined letters, artefacts, posters and much, much more.
Anne Frank and her Diary
by Baby Professor
Anne Frank was one of the children who experienced the dreadful period of the Holocaust. But unlike those children whose names are only recorded in history, Anne Frank made a dent because of her diary. Learn about her story in this biography book for kids.