Judy Allen

Judy Allen is an award-winning author whose novel Awaiting Developments was short-listed for the Whitbread Children's Novel Award.

Judy Allen, along with illustrator Tudor Humphries, created Kingfisher's award-winning Backyard Books series and many other successful books, including the Reading Rainbow selections Tiger and Seal.


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Flip The Flaps: Animal Homes
Flip the Flaps
Judy Allen, illustrated by Simon Mendez
Kingfisher

From watery places to deep, dark caves, young readers will satisfy their curious minds as they flip the flaps to uncover animal homes both expected and...


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Unexplained

Judy Allen
Kingfisher

Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge...


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Flip The Flaps: Whales and Dolphins
Flip the Flaps
by Judy Allen, illustrated by Mike Bostock
Kingfisher

No sea creatures capture the imagination quite like whales and dolphins. From their amazing intelligence and adaptations, to the mammalian traits we share,...


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Flip The Flaps: Dinosaurs
Flip the Flaps
by Judy Allen, illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

With their sharp teeth, massive size, and otherworldly shapes, dinosaurs are an endlessly fascinating topic for children.  BY starting with children's most...


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Fantasy Encyclopedia

Judy Allen; Richard Hook; Jonathon Stroud; John Howe
Kingfisher

With a foreword by the award-winning fantasy author Jonathan Stroud, and illustration by some of the world's best illustrators including John Howe, the Fantasy...


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Are You a Grasshopper?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Did you know that a grasshopper makes its distinctive sound by rubbing its bristly hind legs together? Amazing discoveries abound in Backyard Books: Are You a...


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Are You a Dragonfly?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

The most colorful wings on the pond belong to the nimble dragonfly, but this delicate flying insect didn't begin life in the air. In Backyard Books: Are You a...


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Are You a Bee?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Backyard Books: Are You a Bee? by Judy Allen with illustrations by Tudor Humphries shows that--from the perspective of a honeybee--the backyard is a busy...


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Are You an Ant?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Backyard Books: Are You an Ant? by Judy Allen with illustrations by Tudor Humphries will give children who love to track ants an inside look at the everyday...


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Are You a Spider?
Backyard Books
by Judy Allen, illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Did you know that when a spider's web is damaged, a spider will often eat the remaining silk before making a new one? Young children will make many amazing...


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Are You a Butterfly?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Caterpillar, chrysalis, butterfly; follow the metamorphosis of this familiar backyard creature as it evolves into a delicate flying insect.


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Are You a Snail?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

A young snail faces many challenges as it tries to grow safely into an adult. All the facts a young child needs to understand the life of this intriguing...


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Are You a Ladybug?
Backyard Books
Judy Allen; Illustrated by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Beginning with its title question, "Are you a ladybug?", this accessible book is perfect for reading aloud and tells young readers how they would experience...


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