Rachel Elliot

19 children’s books by the writer

Rachel Elliot was born in Cornwall and now lives in Devon, where she also grew up. She previously worked as a children's book editor but now writes full-time from her home. Her best-selling picture books include Grandad and Wide Awake Jake. John Bendall-Brunello has illustrated over 60 children's books, with best-sellers in Europe and the USA. His ability to bring animal characters to life is clearly seen in two of his most popular picture books, Hushabye Lily and Dinosnore!

Dear Miss

Rachel Elliot, Amy Husband

Dear Miss

This hilarious collection of letters from Michael to his new teacher comes packed with alligators, pirates and rocket ships and much, much more. Can Michael's imagination save him from the first day of term?

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The Adventurers

Rachel Elliot, Valeria Docampo

The Adventurers

It's cold outside and snow is falling. Inside the fire is warm. The child, the velvet cat, the blue elephant and the rocking horse are warm and sleepy. 'Let's go adventuring!' says the child. Come with these adorable ...

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Dear Santa

Rachel Elliot, Amy Husband

Dear Santa

It's December and Santa wants to know what everyone wants for Christmas, as long as you've been good girls and boys! Michael's letters to Santa make witty and warming entertainment as he writes his increasingly imaginative Christmas ...

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Dear Class

Rachel Elliot, Amy Husband

Dear Class

Who is going to look after the class pet over the holidays? Micheal is offering a balloon ride, but Nicholas is planning a Pets v Humans football match. It's going to be a tough decision for Miss Brooks. A ...

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Marguerite's Fountain

Rachel Elliot, Petra Brown

Marguerite's Fountain

Marguerite is sparkling and beautiful as she dances around her fountain, but Benjamin is too shy to dance with her. Only when the villainous Randolph gets in the way does Benjamin realise how brave he really can be.

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The Tiger Who Was Happy

Rachel Elliot

The Tiger Who Was Happy

The Jungle Race is a serious event for Tiger. When the other animals don't train properly, he shouts at them. Rhino soon falls behind in the race, but will Tiger overcome his anger to help his best friend?

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The Hippo Who Was Happy

Rachel Elliot, John Bendall-Brunello

The Hippo Who Was Happy

Illustrated stories cover these four important feelings (happiness, sadness, fear, anger) with a gentle and sweet approach. A happy hippo, an angry tiger, a sad zebra and a scared elephant allow very young children to understand these emotions and to ...

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3-6 years

The Adventurers

Rachel Elliot, Valeria Docampo

The Adventurers

It's cold outside and snow is falling. Inside the fire is warm. The child, the velvet cat, the blue elephant and the rocking horse are warm and sleepy. 'Let's go adventuring!' says the child. Come with these adorable ...

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