Tudor Humphries

Author Judy Allen and illustrator Tudor Humphries created Kingfisher's award-winning Backyard Books series and many other successful books, including the Reading Rainbow selections Tiger and Seal. Tudor Humphries' recent titles include Hiding and A Floating World.


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Flip The Flaps: Creepy-Crawlies
Flip the Flaps
by Karen Wallace; illus. by Tudor Humphries
Kingfisher

Now available in paperback, Flip the Flaps is a fun way for young children to discover the answers to questions about their favorite subjects, while also...


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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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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 this intriguing tale of 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. The secrets of metamorphosis...


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

From the perspective of a honeybee, the backyard is a busy place. A young bee faces many challenges as it takes its place in the hive and joins in the work of...


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

Children who love to track ants wherever they wander will enjoy this inside look at the everyday life of this fascinating insect, as they explore the...


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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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