Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar (born 6 January 1944) is an English writer. She primarily writes books for children and has published over seventy books. Dunbar is perhaps best known for Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep, This Is The Star, and the Mouse and Mole series. She is the mother of the children’s writer-illustrator Polly Dunbar.

Published books:

Children’s fiction

Pat-a-Cake Baby (Candlewick Press, 2015)

Puss Jekyll Cat Hyde (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2012)

Moonbird (Random House, 2006)

Where’s My Sock? (Chicken House, 2006)

Snow White (Retelling) (Scholastic, 2005)

Shoe Baby (Candlewick Press, 2005)

Boo to the Who in the Dark (Scholastic, 2004)

The Love-Me Bird (Scholastic, 2003)

Magic Lemonade (Egmont, 2003)

Tell Me What It’s Like To Be Big (Transworld, 2001)

The Very Small (Transworld, 2000)

Eggday (Holiday House, 1999)

The Glass Garden (Frances Lincoln, 1999)

Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep (Transworld, 1998)

Baby Bird (Walker, 1998)

If You Want To Be A Cat (Macdonald, 1997)

This Is The Star (Transworld, 1996)

Freddie The Frog (Ginn, 1996)

Oops-A-Daisy (Walker, 1995)

Little Eight John (Retelling) (Ginn, 1994)

The Spring Rabbit (Anderson Press, 1994)

Seven Sillies (Anderson Press, 1993)

Can Do (Simon & Schuster, 1992)

Why Is The Sky Up? (Dent, 1991)

Ten Little Mice (Methuen, 1990)

Joanna and the Bean-Bag Beastie (Ginn, 1989)

“Mouse Mad Madeline (Hamish Hamilton, 1988)

The Raggy Taggy Toys (Orchard, 1987)

Mundo and the Weather-Child (Heinemann, 1985)

The Magic Rose Bough (Hodder & Stoughton, 1984)

Jugg (Scolar Press, 1980)

Panda & Gander Series

Panda’s New Toy (Walker Books, 1999)

Gander’s Pond (Walker Books, 1999)

The Secret Friend (Walker Books, 1999)

Mouse and Mole Series (illustrated by James Mayhew)

Mouse and Mole (Transworld, 1993)

Mouse and Mole Have A Party (Transworld, 1993)

Happy Days For Mouse and Mole (Transworld, 1996)

A Very Special Mouse and Mole (Transworld, 1996)

Hip-Dip-Dip With Mouse and Mole (Transworld, 2000)

The Ups And Downs of Mouse and Mole (Transworld, 2001)

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