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Jeanne Willis

Biography

Jeanne Willis wrote her first book when she was five years old and hasn’t stopped writing since. She has now written over eighty titles, including picture books, novels and television scripts. She has also won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, The Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Silver Smarties Prize. Her teen novel, Naked Without a Flat, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She writes with her pet rat keeping her company and often takes inspiration from dreams and interesting conversations with strangers.

Interview

When were you born? 
5th November in the year of the Pig                                 

What’s your favourite book? 
Charlotte’s Web

What’s your favourite film? 
Arsenic and Old Lace

What’s your favourite song? 
Golden Slumbers (a lullaby)  

What’s your most treasured possession? 
My granddad’s tie clip

When did you start writing?     
I was five (still got the books I wrote)

Where do your ideas and inspirations come from?   
Everywhere; overheard conversations, dreams, funny facts

Bibliography

Published by Puffin

The Bog Baby jacket image
  • The Bog Baby
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: May 01 2008
  • 3 - 5 years
There's an Ouch in my Pouch! jacket image
  • There's an Ouch in my Pouch!
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Mar 06 2008
  • 3 - 5 years
Delilah Darling is in the Library jacket image
  • Delilah Darling is in the Library
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Jun 07 2007
  • 3 - 5 years
Bottoms Up! jacket image
  • Bottoms Up!
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Mar 05 2009
  • 5 - 8 years
The King of Tiny Things jacket image
  • The King of Tiny Things
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Feb 04 2010
  • 3 - 5 years
Sing a Song of Bottoms! jacket image
  • Sing a Song of Bottoms!
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Jun 03 2010
  • 8 - 12 years
Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs (Pocket Money Puffin) jacket image
  • Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs (Pocket Money Puffin)
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: May 06 2010
  • 8 - 12 years
Sing a Song of Bottoms! jacket image
  • Sing a Song of Bottoms!
  • Puffin
  • Board book: Mar 05 2015
  • 0 - 3 years

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The Wheels on the Bus jacket image
  • The Wheels on the Bus
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: May 03 2012
  • 0 - 3 years
Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs (Pocket Money Puffin) jacket image
  • Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs (Pocket Money Puffin)
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: May 06 2010
  • 0 - years
The Bog Baby jacket image
  • The Bog Baby
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: May 28 2012
  • 3 - 6 years
Sing a Song of Bottoms! jacket image
  • Sing a Song of Bottoms!
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: May 28 2012
  • 3 - 5 years
The Bog Baby jacket image
  • The Bog Baby
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: May 28 2012
  • 3 - 6 years
Sing a Song of Bottoms! jacket image
  • Sing a Song of Bottoms!
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: May 28 2012
  • 3 - 5 years

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