Mary Hoffman

31 children’s books by the writer

Mary Hoffman was first published in the 1970s and has now written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and schools, contributing to courses for teachers on reading, language and children's literature. Her bestselling books have been received numerous awards, and she was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013.

4-7 years

The Great Big Book of Feelings

Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith

The Great Big Book of Feelings

The book opens with the question: "How are you feeling today?" And this leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a wide range of feelings, including: *Happy * Sad * Excited * Bored * Interested * Angry * Upset * Calm * Silly * Lonely * Scared * Safe ...

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3-7 years

The Great Big Book of Families

Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith

The Great Big Book of Families

What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed too, and now there are almost as ...

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7-10 years

Encore Grace!

Mary Hoffman, June Allan

Encore Grace!

Here are eight more stories of Grace, the popular character from Amazing Grace and Starring Grace. Grace finds that her family is changing and so is her group of friends. There's a new girl who puts Grace's nose ...

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4-7 years

The Great Big Book of Families

Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith

The Great Big Book of Families

What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed too, and now there are almost as ...

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12+ years

Troubadour

Mary Hoffman

Troubadour

This is a story of persecution and poetry, love and war set in thirteenth century southern France. A troubadour, Bertran, witnesses the brutal murder of the Pope's legate, and risks his life to warn others of the war that ...

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12+ years

City of Ships

Mary Hoffman

City of Ships

Set in Classe (Ravenna in our world), the Stravagante is Isabel, a younger twin by a matter of minutes. Her talisman is a pouch of silver mosaic tiles and she stravagates to Classe, where she is met by Flavia, a ...

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7-10 years

Starring Grace

Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch

Starring Grace

In this high-spirited storybook, Grace, the heroine of Mary Hoffman's classic picture book, Amazing Grace, joins her friends in a series of dramatic holiday adventures, using her imagination to become just about anything she wants. Grace has made the ...

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5-8 years

Princess Grace

Mary Hoffman, Cornelius Van Wright

Princess Grace

Grace is back! The girl from Amazing Grace who proved that you can be anything you want and that families are what you make them, now discovers that there's more more than one way to be a princess. Grace ...

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