Book List

1. Fatbag ( illustrated novel - 30 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )
Writer - Jeremy Strong,
A & C Black Ltd, London 1982

ISBN: 9781842700976 (hardcover UK)
ISBN: 9780140362336 (1993 paperback edition, Puffin Books UK)

2. Get Lavinia Goodbody! ( illustrated novel - 15 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )
Writer - Roger Collinson,
The Andersen Press, London 1983

ISBN: 978-1842700976 (hardcover UK)
ISBN: 0862640547 (re-issue edition UK)
ISBN: 059070351X (1985 paperback edition, Hippo Books UK)
ISBN: 9781842700976 (2002 paperback edition, Andersen Press UK)

ISBN: 842044068 (1995 Spanish edition, Alfaguara Madrid - A la caza de Lavinia)
ISBN: 9026920504 (1988 Dutch edition, Van Holkema & Warendorf/ Unieboek - Weg met Jozefien!)

3. A Canoe in the Mist ( illustrated novel - 15 B/W text illustrations )
Writer - Elsie Locke,
Jonathan Cape Ltd, London 1984

ISBN: 0224022563 (hardcover UK)

 

4. Japanese Vegetarian Cookery - ( illustrated travel/ cookbook - 90 B/W text illustrations )
Writer - Lesley Downer
Jonathan Cape Ltd, London 1986, Pantheon USA

ISBN: 9780224028110 (hardcover UK)
ISBN: 0224028626 (1987 paperback edition, UK)
ISBN: 0394750063 (1987 paperback edition, Pantheon US)

5. Night Eyes ( picture book - 16 page, all colour )

Writer - Peter Ward

Crystal Clear Publications, London 1986

ISBN: 0948453028 (paperback UK)

Bobby Bell Books ( picture book series, 32 page all colour )
Writer - Val Willis
 

6. The Secret in the Matchbox 1988

ISBN: 0-233-98088-1 (Andre Deutsch Children's Books - UK Hardcover )
ISBN: 0374366039 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, US Hardcover)

ISBN: 9780374465933 (1990 Paperback, Sunburst UK)
ISBN: 2020098458 (Editions du Seuil, France - le secret de la boite d'allumettes)

ISBN: 0590481630 (Spanish edition, Scholastic - El Secreto En La Caja De Fosforos)
ISBN: 0374367019 (US Spanish language edition 1993 - El Secreto En La Caja De Fosforos)

7. The Surprise in the Wardrobe 1990
ISBN: 0233983945 (Andre Deutsch Children's Books - UK Hardcover)
ISBN: 0374373094 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, US Hardcover)
ISBN: 9782020121682 (Editions du Seuil, France - La Surprise Est Dans L'Armoire)

8. The Mystery in the Bottle 1991

ISBN: 0374351945 (Scholastic UK Hardcover)
ISBN: 0374351945 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, US Hardcover)
ISBN: 2020134284 (Editions du Seuil, France - La bouteille mystérieuse)

9. サンタによろしく Santa ni Yoroshiku (Greetings to Santa) - ( 32 page all colour )

Writer/illustrator - ジョン・シェリー (John Shelley)
パルコ出版 Parco Publishing, Tokyo 1989
ISBN: 9784891942274 (Japan hardcover)

10. ペール・ギュント Peer Gynt ( picture book - 32 page all colour )
Writer: Heinrick Ibsen, abridged & trans. 川崎洋 (Hiroshi Kawasaki)

評論社 Hyoronsha, Tokyo 1990

ISBN: 456600435X (Japan hardcover)

11. 12の月たち Ju-ni no Tsukitachi (The Month Brothers) ( picture book - 40 page all colour )
Adapted from the version by Samuel Marshak. Trans. 鈴木晶 (Sho Suzuki).

Miki House, Osaka + Ask Kodansha, Tokyo 1991
ISBN: 4895882160 (Japan hardcover)

Reprinted 1996, 2002 and 2010

12. ベリー・セント・エドマンズの幸福な丘 ファーザーズ・ダイア リー

Bury St.Edmunds no Kofuku-na Oka (A Father's Diary) ( 26 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )

Writer - Fraser Harrison
メディア・ファクトリーMedia Factory, Tokyo 1994
ISBN: 9784889913149 (Japan hardcover)

しかけえほんとびらいてシリーズ Shikake E-Hon Series ( lift-the-flap, 24 page, all colour )

Writer/illustrator - ジョン・シェリー (John Shelley).
ひかりのくに Hikari no Kuni, Osaka, Japan


13. いろのえほん Iro no Ehon (Book of Colours) 1994
ISBN: 4564260111 (Japan hardcover)
14. かたちのえほん Katachi no Ehon (Book of Shapes) 1994
ISBN: 456426012X (Japan hardcover)
15. かずのえほん Kazu no Ehon (Book of Counting) 1995
ISBN: 4564260138 (Japan hardcover)

16. ホッピーのあたらしいうち

Hoppy no Atarashii Uchi (Hoppy's New House) ( picture book - 32 pages all colour )

Writer/illustrator - ジョン・シェリー (John Shelley),
福音館書店(こどものとも)Fukuinkan Shoten, Tokyo 1994
ASIN: B01LXCW5J0 (Japan paperback)
ISBN: 893951159X (Korean hardcover edition)

17. シンデレラ Cinderella ( picture book - contri.32 pages of which 19 illustrated, all colour )

Adapted by 中村美佐子(Misako Nakamura)

ひかりのくに Hikari no Kuni, Osaka, Japan 1996

18. 魔法のかさ Maho no Kasa (The Magic Umberella) ( picture book - 32 pages all colour )

Writer - Rose Fyleman, adapted by Eileen Colwell, Trans. 松岡享子 (Kyoko Matsuoka) & 浅木尚実 (Naomi Asagi)
福音館書店(こどものとも)Fukuinkan Shoten, Tokyo 1999
ASIN: B01CBCW7O6 (Japan Paperback)

19. King Smelly Feet  ( picture book - 32 pages all colour )

Writer - Hiawyn Oram,
Sesam, Copenhagen 2002
ISBN: 1842700383 (The Andersen Press, UK Hardcover)

ISBN: 9781842702437 (The Andersen Press, UK paperback 2003)

ISBN: 9062494218 (Dutch edition Uitgeverij Sjaloom- Koning Stinkvoet 2002)

ISBN: 9788711136553 (Danish edition Sesam - Kong Stinkfod 2002)

20. Tinpot Tales ( postcard book ) author / illustrator - John Shelley,
Artbox International,Tokyo 2002
ISBN: 9784872985665 (Japan paperback)

21. ハワイアン・ビッグ・ダディ Hawaiian Big Daddy ( 19 colour text illustrations & cover )

Writer - バンビス・スノーフラワー (Banbis Snowflower)
日経BP社 Nikkei BP Sha, Tokyo 2003
ISBN: 97848722230234 (Japan hardcover)

22. MVP - Magellan Voyage Project ( illustrated novel - 50 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )
Writer - Douglas Evans
Front Street Inc, USA 2004

ISBN: 1932425136 (Hardcover)

ISBN: 1590786254 (2008 paperback edition USA)
ISBN: 9788992844147 (2008 Korean edition 엠브이피 MVP)

デットフォードのネズミたち Deptford no Nezumitachi (The Deptford Mice Trilogy) ( illustrated novels )
Writer - Robin Jarvis, trans. 内田昌之 (Masayuki Uchida).
早川書房 Hayakawa Shobo, Tokyo


23. 闇の入口 Yami no Ireguchi 2004 (8 B/W text illustrations & colour cover)
ISBN 4152500255 (Japan hardcover)
24. 水晶の牢獄 Suisho no Rogoku 2004 (9 B/W text illustrations & colour cover)
ISBN 4152500271 (Japan hardcover)
25. 最後の決戦 Saigo no Kessen 2004 (10 B/W text illustrations & colour cover)
ISBN 4152500298 (Japan hardcover)

あなたの知らないアンデルセン Anata no Shiranai Andersen (Unknown Andersen Series) ( 4 volumes, each 72 pages )
Writer- Hans Christian Andersen, trans. 長島要一(Yoichi Nagashima).

評論社Hyoronsha, Tokyo

26. Kage (The Shadow) 2004 - (32 colour text illustrations & cover)
ISBN: 4566021769 (Japan hardcover)

ISBN: 9789571375601 (2018 Taiwan edition 影子)
27. 雪だるま Yuki Daruma (The Snowman & 3 other tales) 2005 - (29 colour text illustrations & cover)
ISBN: 4566021777 (Japan hardcover)
28. 母親 Hahaoya (Story of a Mother & The Fir Tree) 2005 - (30 colour text illustrations & cover)
ISBN: 4566021785 (Japan hardcover)
29. 人魚姫 Ningyohime (The Little Mermaid) 2005 - (35 colour text illustrations & cover)
ISBN: 4566021793 (Japan hardcover)

30. 世界一周おはなしの旅 Sekai Isshu Ohanashi no Ryo (Stories from Around the World) ( Fairy Tales anthology -

contr. 24 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )

Ed. Linda Jennings, Trans. 乃木りか (Rika Nogi).

PHP出版, Tokyo 2005
ISBN: 9784569643458 (Japan paperback)

Bella Baxter Series ( illustrated novels - B/W text illustrations & colour cover )
Writers- Jane B. Mason & Sarah Hines Stephens
Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon & Schuster) USA

31. Bella Baxter Inn Trouble 2005
ISBN: 9780689862809 (US paperback)
32. Bella Baxter and the Itchy Disaster 2005

ISBN: 9780689862816 (US paperback)
33. Bella Baxter and the Lighthouse Mystery 2006

ISBN: 9780689862823 (US paperback)
34. Bella Baxter All Cooped Up 2006
ISBN: 9780689862830 (US paperback)

 

35. I Wish I Could be a Ballerina ( Pop-up book - 22 page all colour )
Writer - Rosie McCormick
Inky Press, UK/ Backpack Books USA 2005

ISBN 9780760772669 (US Hardcover)
ISBN 9788879278027 (Italian edition 2005, Emme Edizioni - Vorrei essere una ballerina)
ISBN 9789583021046 (Spanish edition 2006, Panamericana Editorial - Quisiera Ser una Bailarina)
ISBN 9781405476102 (German edition 2006, Parragon - So lebt eine Ballerina)
ISBN 9788374235518 (Polish edition 2006, Firma Księgarska Jacek i Krzysztof Olesiejuk - Gdybym była jak... balerina)
ISBN 9789055611041 (Dutch edition 2006, Nazareth - Was ik Maar een Ballerina)
ISBN 9788989192633 (Korean edition 2007 - 무료배송 무대 위의 요정 발레리나)

36. Mighty Mike ( picture book - 22 page all colour )

Writer - Pascal-Auban Scher,
Aeon Institute, Tokyo 2005
ISBN 44872093445 (Japan softcover)

Charlie Bone Series ( illustrated novels )

Writer - Jenny Nimmo, Trans. 田中薫子 (Kaoruko Tanaka).

徳間書店 Tokuma Shoten,Tokyo

37. チャーリーボーンは真夜中に Charlie Bone wa Mayonaka ni (Midnight for Charlie Bone)

2006 - 21 B/W text illustrations & colour cover
ISBN: 4198621233 (Japan hardcover)
38. 時を超える七色の玉 Toki o Koeru Nanairo no Tama (The Time Twister)

2006 - 33 B/W text illustrations & colour cover
ISBN: 4198621373 (Japan hardcover)
39. 青い色の蛇の秘密 Aoi Iro no Hebi no Himitsu (The Blue Boa)

2006- 33 B/W text illustrations & colour cover
ISBN: 4198621519 (Japan hardcover)
40. 海にきらめく鏡の城 Umi ni Kirameku Kagami no Shiro (The Castle of Mirrors)

2007 - 41 B/W text illustrations & colour cover

ISBN: 9784198623388 (Japan hardcover)
41. 王の森のふしぎな木 Oh no Mori no Fushigi-na Ki (The Hidden King)

2008 - 34 B/W text illustrations & colour cover
ISBN: 9784198624828 (Japan hardcover)

Midnight for Charlie Bone reprinted by Egmont UK as a special illustrated edition, 2008.
ISBN: 1405244429 (Canadian hardcover)

42. The Magic Train Ride ( picture book - 22 page all colour )

Writer- Pascal-Auban Scher
Aeon Institute, Tokyo 2006
ISBN 9784872094305 (Japan softcover)

43. The Boat in the Tree ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer - Tim Wynne-Jones
Front Street Inc / Boyds Mills Press, USA 2007
ISBN13: 9781932425499 (US hardcover)

44. The House of the World  ( picture book - 24 page all colour )
Writer/illustrator - John Shelley
Benesse Corporation, Tokyo 2008

hardcover edition (subscription release only)

45. ジッパーくんとチャックの魔法 Zipper-kun to Chaku no Maho (Zipper and the Magic Zip)

( 64 page illustrated novel - 39 text illustrations & cover )

Writer - 早川真知子(Machiko Hayakawa)

理論社 Rironsha,Tokyo 2008
ISBN: 9784652009147 (Japan hardcover)

46. Family Reminders ( illustrated novel - 20 B/W text illustrations & cover )
Writer - Julie Danneberg
Charlesbridge Inc, USA, 2009

ISBN: 9781580893206 (US hardcover)

ISBN: 9781580893213 (US paperback)

47. Nasty! ( illustrated novel - 25 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )
Writer - Michael Rosen
Barn Owl Books, UK, 2009

ISBN: 9781903015810 (UK paperback)

48. Outside-In ( lift-the-flap picture book - 32 page all colour )
Writer - Clare Smallman
Frances Lincoln, London, Barrons Educational USA, 2010

ISBN: 9781847800220 (UK hardcover)
ISBN: 9780764162817 (USA hardcover)
ISBN: 9788762715608 (Danish edition 2010 - Se ind i kroppen)

ISBN: 9788965460640 (Korean edition 2012 - 보인다! 우리 몸)

49. Halloween Forest ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer - Marion Dane Bauer,
Holiday House, USA, 2012
ISBN: 0823423247 (USA hardcover)

ISBN: 9780823440382 (USA paperback 2018)

50. ジャックと豆の木 Jack to Mame no Ki (Jack and the Beanstalk) ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer/illustrator - ジョン・シェリー (John Shelley)

Trans: おびかゆうこ (Yuko Obika)
福音館書店 Fukuinkan Shoten, Tokyo 2012

ISBN-13: 9784834027419 (Japan hardcover)

51. Tomo ( Anthology - contr. 8 text silhouettes )

Ed. - Holly Thompson,
Stonebridge Press, USA, 2012

ISBN: 9781611720068 (USA paperback)

52. Stone Giant - Michelangelo’s David and How He Came to Be ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer - Jane Sutcliffe
Charlesbridge Inc, USA, 2014
ISBN: 9781580892957 (US hardcover)
ISBN: 9784338282017 (Japanese edition 2013, 小峰書店Komine Shoten - 石の巨人)
ISBN: 9788966350247 (Korean edition 2013, Book Bank - 대리석 거인)

53. Crinkle, Crackle, Crack, It's Spring! ( picture book - 32 page all colour )
Writer- Marion Dane Bauer
Holiday House, USA, 2015

ISBN: 0823429520, 9780823429523 (US hardcover)

ISBN: 9780823441778 (US paperback)
ISBN: 9784893095985 C8771 (Japanese edition 2015, ブロンズ新社 Bronze Publishing - はるのおとをきこえるよ)

ISBN: 9787564521660 (Chinese edition 2016, 郑州大学出版社 publishers - 雪夜的怪声)

54. Will’s Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk ( picture book - 40 page all colour )

Writer - Jane Sutcliffe
Charlesbridge Inc, USA, 2016
ISBN: 9781580896382 (US hardcover)

ISBN: 9781580896399 (US Paperback)

55. 夜空をみあげよう Yozora o Miage yo (Look at the Night Sky) ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer - 松村由利子 (Yuriko Matsumura)
福音館書店 Fukuinkan Shoten, Tokyo, 2016
ISBN: 978-4-8340-8259-3 (Japan hardcover)

56. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus ( illustrated novel - 23 B/W text illustrations )
Writer - L Frank Baum
Hesperus Press, UK, 2016

ISBN: 9781843915904 (UK paperback)

57. Magic for Sale ( picture book - 32 page all colour )

Writer - Carrie Clickard
Holiday House, USA, 2017 (US hardcover)
ISBN: 9780823435593

58. A Purse Full of Tales, Folk Tales from Korea ( Anthology, 34 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )

Writers - Chan Young Kim & David Carter
Hesperus Press, UK 2019
ISBN: 9781843916536 (UK paperback)

59. The Boy in the Jam Jar ( illustrated novel, 50 B/W text illustrations & colour cover )

Writer - Joyce Dunbar
Bloomsbury, UK 2020
ISBN: 97814729739556 (UK paperback)

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