Books by Michelle Robinson

the thunk

Michelle Robinson is our Writer in Residence from September 2023 - March 2024. Check out her list of books here.

  • Goodnight Spaceman

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Goodnight Spaceman

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Opening with a special letter from the first British ESA astronaut Tim Peake, this rhyming picture book will inspire any child who…

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  • 1,2,3, Do the Robot

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • 1,2,3, Do the Robot

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw

    Interest level: 4-5

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    Layla loves inventing new things in her bedroom science lab. One night, she decides to make a robot, and then she makes another. T…

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  • 1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw

    Interest level: 2-5

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  • 1, 2, 3, Do the Dinosaur

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Rosalind Beardshaw

    Interest level: 2-5

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    Tom has his dino costume on and he's ready to do a dino dance through the jungle with his friends! This is a joyous reading experi…

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  • The Thunk

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Deborah Allwright

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 4+

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  • The Thunk

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Deborah Allwright

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 4+

    This is a fabulously funny picture book by the author of Ten Fat Sausages, brimming full of Michelle Robinson’s trademark silly hu…

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  • When Cookie Crumbled

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tom Knight

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • When Cookie Crumbled

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tom Knight

    Interest level: 4-5

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    Michael the cookie loves standing out from the batch, but the other cookies disapprove. Can Michael find a way to be himself? Funn…

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  • Trains, Boats and Planes

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Jez Tuya

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Trains, Boats and Planes

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Jez Tuya

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 7+

    Transport and dogs come together in this bright, joyful picture book which follows a train, boat and plane over the course of a bu…

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  • Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Jez Tuya

    Interest level: 2-5

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  • Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Jez Tuya

    Interest level: 2-5

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    This colourful picture book features a fabulous array of vehicles, from a forklift truck to a cement mixer, all of which are drive…

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  • Witch in Training

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Briony May Smith

    Interest level: 4-6

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  • Witch in Training

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Briony May Smith

    Interest level: 4-6

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    This little witch sneezes whilst making a potion - can she correct her mistake or will her pets face an unexpected destiny? A deli…

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  • The Pawed Piper

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Chinlun Lee

    Interest level: 2-4

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  • The Pawed Piper

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Chinlun Lee

    Interest level: 2-4

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    This feline twist of the classic tale The Piped Piper is a sweet and playful story. A great book to share with little re…

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  • Tooth Fairy in Training

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Briony May Smith

    Interest level: 4-6

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Tooth Fairy in Training

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Briony May Smith

    Interest level: 4-6

    Reading age: 5+

    This funny, bouncy rhyme is silly and surprising with twists that children really won’t see coming. But there is still enough spar…

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  • Ten Fat Sausages

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tor Freeman

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Ten Fat Sausages

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Tor Freeman

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Everything in this sausagey counting book works perfectly: from the big, bold illustration to the satisfying rhyme that works well…

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  • Grandmas from Mars

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Fred Blunt

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Grandmas from Mars

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Fred Blunt

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 6+

    Martians hatch a cunning plan to invade the Earth disguised as grannies, so everyone will obey them and they can take over the wor…

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  • Goodnight Digger

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Goodnight Digger

    Author: Michelle Robinson Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    It’s time for bed. A little boy tidies away his toy vehicles and he says goodnight to each of them in turn - his train, plan…

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