Stella Gurney

11 children’s books by the writer

Stella Gurney is a children's writer and editor. Her books include many of the best-selling monster-puppet series by illustrator Sam Lloyd, retellings of classic fairy tales and a whole host of picture books for pre-school children and toddlers. Fiona Freund is a photographer specialising in portraits, fashion, reportage and travel photography. Her clients include the Arts Council, Elle, Guardian Weekend, Ikea and many others.

5+ years

Kasia's Surprise

Stella Gurney, Petr Horacek

Kasia's Surprise

This is a heartwarming story about a feisty young Polish girl determined to be unhappy in her new life in England - but who finds herself settling in despite herself. Kasia wishes that she and her mum hadn't moved to ...

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Beth am Son am ... Y Babi Newydd!

Stella Gurney, Melissa Four

Beth am Son am ... Y Babi Newydd!

Jac is 2, and soon he'll be having a new baby brother or sister. While Jac narrates what is going on around him, simple, funny cartoons show his perceptions of how his mummy will 'have' the baby; how he ...

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Let's Talk About: My New Baby

Stella Gurney

Let's Talk About: My New Baby

LET'S TALK ABOUT ...is a new series of first experience photographic books aimed at toddlers to pre-schoolers and their parents. Informative and humourous, the series marks a departure from existing books of this kind by reflecting young children's ...

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Let's Talk About: Big Beds and Bedtime

Stella Gurney

Let's Talk About: Big Beds and Bedtime

LET'S TALK ABOUT ...is a new series of first experience photographic books aimed at toddlers to pre-schoolers and their parents. Informative and humourous, the series marks a departure from existing books of this kind by reflecting young children's ...

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Let's Talk About: Why We Say "NO"!

Stella Gurney

Let's Talk About: Why We Say "NO"!

LET'S TALK ABOUT is a new series of first experience photographic books aimed at toddlers to pre-schoolers and their parents. Informative and humourous, the series marks a departure from existing books of this kind by reflecting young children's ...

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Let's Talk About: Pants and Potties

Stella Gurney

Let's Talk About: Pants and Potties

LET'S TALK ABOUT is a new series of first experience photographic books aimed at toddlers to pre-schoolers and their parents. Informative and humourous, the series marks a departure from existing books of this kind by reflecting young children's ...

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6+ years

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Stella Gurney, Lorna Freytag

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

What should poor Dorothy do when a terrible tornado plucks her from the Kansas plain and drops her in the Land of Oz? Follow the Yellow Brick Road, of course! Join a brave little girl, a straw-stuffed scarecrow, a cowardly ...

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