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Joe Berger - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Joe Berger is a freelance illustrator who makes award-winning animations, and co-writes and draws a weekly comic strip in The Guardian. He has written and illustrated many children's books and in 2010 was World Book Day Illustrator. He lives in Bristol.

Featured books by Joe Berger

Superhero Mum

Superhero Mum

Early Years

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2018

This mum really does have superpowers!

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

Early Years

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

Early Years

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/05/2015

This vibrant, humorous and warm-hearted celebration of all the incredible things a dad can do is a classic about the specialness of dad (and their superhero sons!).

Spells-a-Popping! Granny's Shopping!

Spells-a-Popping! Granny's Shopping!

Early Years

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/09/2013

Star of Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble! The granny with a difference is back for a new adventure and this time she gets a little bit too magical in the supermarket! Having sets the biscuits dancing and the popcorn popping, she sets the soapflakes off in pursuit of the underwear. What an embarrassment this granny is! But when two robbers appear in the shop, Granny magic is exactly what is needed to get rid of them!

Other books by Joe Berger

Edie and the Flits in Paris (Edie and the Flits 2)

Edie and the Flits in Paris (Edie and the Flits 2)

Author: Kate Wilkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2022

Edie and the flits are off to Paris for a new adventure! A magical story about friendship, family and the importance of noticing the little things in life. Praise for EDIE AND THE BOX OF FLITS: 'Charming' Sunday Times Edie and Naz were so looking forward to their exciting trip to Paris - until Naz's annoying little sister Sami tagged along, that is. And as if that wasn't enough, Sami smuggled some precious flits with her! Keeping their tiny thumb-sized friends safe in London was hard enough, but in Paris? C'est terrible! Then they encounter Monsieur Rottier, a collector creating theatrical scenes featuring miniature people in glass domes. Miniature people who look incredibly lifelike . . . Can Edie and her friends help the French flits before it's too late? A must-read for fans of HARKLIGHTS and THE BORROWERS.

Sometimes I Just WON'T

Sometimes I Just WON'T

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2022

Sometimes I Just WON'T is a hilarious and helpful book about the ever-changing moods of small children, from top picture book pairing, Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger. Being a toddler is an emotional rollercoaster. Some days you want to put your coat on, you don't mind sharing and you can't wait to have your bath. There are days when you're the first to slide down the biggest slide, or join in with everyone else. But some days, you just WON'T! And sometimes that's OK. But, with a little kindness and encouragement, you might find that something you don't want to do can become something you love to do! A comic look at child autonomy and how to navigate strong emotions. An essential read for all young children - and their adults because, big or small, sometimes we ALL need to feel in charge. With bouncing rhythmic text and lively, graphic illustrations this is a brilliant follow up to Sometimes I am Furious, a Sunday Times Book of the Year 2021!

Sometimes I Just WON'T

Sometimes I Just WON'T

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2022

Sometimes I Just WON'T is a hilarious and helpful book about the ever-changing moods of small children, from top picture book pairing, Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger. Being a toddler is an emotional rollercoaster. Some days you want to put your coat on, you don't mind sharing and you can't wait to have your bath. There are days when you're the first to slide down the biggest slide, or join in with everyone else. But some days, you just WON'T! And sometimes that's OK. But, with a little kindness and encouragement, you might find that something you don't want to do can become something you love to do! A comic look at child autonomy and how to navigate strong emotions. An essential read for all young children - and their adults - because, big or small, sometimes we ALL need to feel in charge. With bouncing rhythmic text and lively, graphic illustrations this is a brilliant follow up to Sometimes I am Furious, a Sunday Times Book of the Year 2021!

Sometimes I Am Furious

Sometimes I Am Furious

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

Sometimes I Am Furious is a hilarious and reassuring story about how tough it can be being - and having- a toddler, from bestselling duo Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger. Life is all fun and games when everything's going your way. But some days, suddenly, something becomes horribly UNFAIR. A melting ice cream, a too-tight t-shirt, a boy who doesn't share . . . it's enough to make you FURIOUS. But, as this little girl discovers, it's nothing that a deep breath, a happy song and a good cuddle can't sort out. A funny, friendly and relatable book for young children (and their parents) about big emotions and how to handle them.

Superhero Gran

Superhero Gran

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! All grandmothers are wonderful and the gran in this story is no exception. She might not lift buildings or go whooshing through the sky, but she can plan super sleepovers, tell super-funny stories and even put together super disguises. This gran really does have super powers! This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, ideal for children aged 3-6 and their superhero grans.

Superhero Gran

Superhero Gran

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! All grandmothers are wonderful and the gran in this story is no exception. She might not lift buildings or go whooshing through the sky, but she can plan super sleepovers, tell super-funny stories and even put together super disguises. This gran really does have super powers! This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, ideal for children aged 3-6 and their superhero grans. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free 'Stories Aloud' audio recording - just scan the QR code and listen along!

Superhero Dad and Daughter

Superhero Dad and Daughter

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Board book Release Date: 02/05/2019

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime. This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Father's Day, ideal for children aged 2-6 and their superhero dads. This board book format is perfect for tiny hands!

Superhero Dad and Son

Superhero Dad and Son

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Board book Release Date: 02/05/2019

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime. This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Father's Day, ideal for children aged 2-6 and their superhero dads. This board book format is perfect for tiny hands to hold!

Superhero Mum and Daughter

Superhero Mum and Daughter

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Board book Release Date: 07/02/2019

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! All mums are brilliant and the mum in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly to earth from outer space, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying, uses her super strength to carry her daughter's boots, coat, bag AND scooter, and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. This mum really does have superpowers! This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, ideal for children aged 2-6 and their superhero mums. This board book format is perfect for tiny hands to hold!

Superhero Mum and Son

Superhero Mum and Son

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Board book Release Date: 07/02/2019

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! All mums are brilliant and the mum in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly to earth from outer space, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying, uses her super strength to carry her daughter's boots, coat, bag AND scooter, and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. This mum really does have superpowers! This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, ideal for children aged 2-6 and their superhero mums. This board book format is perfect for tiny hands!

Superhero Mum

Superhero Mum

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2018

A humorous and heart-warming picture book written by bestselling author Timothy Knapman, with artwork by World Book Day illustrator Joe Berger! All mums are brilliant and the mum in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly to earth from outer space, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying, uses her super strength to carry her daughter's boots, coat, bag AND scooter, and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. This mum really does have superpowers! This read-aloud rhyming picture book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, ideal for children aged 3-6 and their superhero mums.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Author: Ian Fleming Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

With the proceeds from his latest invention, Crackpot Whistling Sweets, Commander Caractacus Pott buys his family their first car. It looks like a wreck, but once restored it turns out to be no ordinary vehicle; Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang is a magical car which can fly, swim and even think. Chitty and the eccentric, plucky Pott family set off on a succession of increasingly perilous adventures that take them across the English Channel and all the way to Paris. First published in 1964, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was Ian Fleming's only children's book, written for his son Caspar. Fleming was inspired by a celebrated English racing car nicknamed 'Chitty-Bang-Bang', which was built and raced by Count Louis Zborowski in the 1920s. This stunning edition features gorgeous illustrations by Joe Berger. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

Superhero Dad

Superhero Dad

Author: Timothy Knapman Format: Board book Release Date: 05/05/2016

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

Hubble Bubble: The Wacky Winter Wonderland

Hubble Bubble: The Wacky Winter Wonderland

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2015

Three more stories of magical mayhem from Tracey Corderoy and Joe Berger. Find out what happens when a naughty toddler waves Granny's wand in a posh shop. Can Granny build a raft that doesn't sink? And enjoy a visit to Winter Wonderland with some surprises in store...

Hubble Bubble: The Messy Monkey Business

Hubble Bubble: The Messy Monkey Business

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2015

Three more stories of magical mayhem in which Granny gets the monkeys to paint the zoo, takes a wand-wielding toddler to a department store and builds the raft to end all rafts! Thank goodness Pandora's there to sort things out... Messy, funny and beautifully illustrated, these are laugh-out-loud stories from a dream team!

Dot.

Dot.

Author: Randi Zuckerberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Dot is a clever little girl, well-versed in how to use electronic devices. Dot knows a lot. She knows how to tap . . . to swipe . . . to share . . . online, but she's forgotten how to do things in the world surrounding her . . . Dot's tech-savvy expertise, mingled with her resourceful imagination, proves Dot really does know lots and lots.

Spells-A-Popping Granny's Shopping

Spells-A-Popping Granny's Shopping

Author: Tracey Corderoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2013

My granny's rather different, as you can plainly see. Her handbag pops and hisses and her pets are . . . slippery! Welcome to a hilarious series by award-winning picture book creators Tracey Corderoy (author of the hugely successful Shifty McGifty books) and Joe Berger (former World Book Day artist). Sometimes having a (ssh, whisper it!) witch for a granny is fun, but sometimes it's just a teensy, weensy bit embarrassing - especially when you're at the supermarket and fishfingers start flying around. But when a pair of robbers turn up in the next aisle, perhaps an extra-ordinary magical granny is exactly what's needed! Spells-A-Popping, Granny's Shopping is a riot to share and makes the perfect Halloween treat, yet has bags of grandparent-grandchild fun to be enjoyed all year round! The charming combination of granny-witch theme, a warm message about acceptance, rhyming text and stylish illustrations make the Hubble Bubble series a bewitching brew for all little people who like a sprinkling of magic on their stories. Read all the Hubble Bubble picture book adventures: Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble Whizz! Pop! Granny, Stop! Spells-A-Popping, Granny's Shopping Have you read the Hubble Bubble adventures for early readers? Hubble Bubble: The Glorious Granny Bake Off Hubble Bubble: The Messy Monkey Business Hubble Bubble: The Super Spooky Fright Night Hubble Bubble: The Wacky Winter Wonderland

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2012

Fly back in time with the greatest car ever made! Uh-oh! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is stuck in reverse. And Little Harry's pressed a button that means she's reversing through time - with the Tootings aboard. When they finally come to a stop, it's at the feet of a very hungry-looking T-rex. How are the Tootings - and Chitty - going to get out of this one? More fun, fast, feel-good adventure with the world's greatest car . . . driven by the world's most hapless family.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Author: Ian Fleming Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2012

'Crackpot' is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a WRECK, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells them what it is. Then they find that she can fly . . . and swim . . . Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop a criminal gang in its tracks - and she is taking the Potts with her! Jump into the world's most loved magical car, for her first adventure ever!

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