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David Bedford - Author

About the Author

David Bedford was born in Devon, in the south-west of England, in 1969.

After school, David went to university and became a scientist. His first job was as a NATO Scholar scientist in America, where he worked on discovering new antibiotics.
 

David has always loved to read and decided to start writing stories himself. After a while, he left his science job and began writing full time. He has now had over 15 books published, which have been translated into many languages around the world.

Featured books by David Bedford

Other books by David Bedford

Rhu - Y Deinosor Sy'n Rhuo

Rhu - Y Deinosor Sy'n Rhuo

Author: David Bedford, Mandy Stanley Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/01/2019

MEI Further Maths: Extra Pure Maths

MEI Further Maths: Extra Pure Maths

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2018

Develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications with new and updated editions from our bestselling series. - Build connections between topics using real-world contexts that develop mathematical modelling skills, thus providing your students with a fuller and more coherent understanding of mathematical concepts. - Develop fluency in problem-solving, proof and modelling with plenty of questions and well-structured exercises. - Overcome misconceptions and develop mathematical insight with annotated worked examples. - Enhance understanding and map your progress with graduated exercises that support you at every stage of your learning.

Birdy and Bou

Birdy and Bou

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Bou loves the floating library. But - oh no! - his favourite book is missing. Who could have it? A wonderfully vibrant picture book for young children about two of the best things in life - books and friends! Bou the red-eared panda wakes up one morning and hears the toot-toot of the floating library. He's excited to go and borrow his favourite book and rushes to the library boat, only to find that his book has already been lent out. He sets off to find whoever has borrowed it so they can share - and in the process makes a fantastic new friend. With artwork in strong primary colours, and a fun, yet simple storyline, Birdy and Bou is perfect for fans of Maisy by Lucy Cousins. Introducing a brand new pair of adorable characters to fall in love with from David Bedford and Mandy Stanley, the brilliant partnership behind Roo the Roaring Dinosaur. 'This wonderfully vibrant picture book will captivate children ... a brilliant celebration of friendship and of the love of books, perfect for sharing and asking your child about their favourite book(s).' Parents in Touch

My Snuggly Dinosaur

My Snuggly Dinosaur

Author: David Bedford Format: Novelty book Release Date: 05/10/2017

The My Snuggly Dinosaur set contains the much-loved Roo the Roaring Dinosaur picture book and your very own snuggly dinosaur to cuddle! This is the story of Roo, a little dinosaur who meets a woolly mammoth in a hot-air balloon. The balloon has a hole and gradually deflates, leaving the little mammoth stranded. Roo saves the day by giving the mammoth his precious comfort blanket, which they use to patch the hole. Enjoy the story about kindness and sharing, with lovable characters created by the bestselling illustrator of the Lettice the Rabbit series, then snuggle down with your very own supersoft dinosaur toy.

Liddypool

Liddypool

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2017

Ella's Games

Ella's Games

Author: David Bedford, Peter Kavanagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur: Best Playday Ever!

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur: Best Playday Ever!

Author: David Bedford, Mandy Stanley Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

The cute noisy dinosaur is back for another adventure! When Erik, a polar bear explorer, spends a day on Roo's island, Roo makes a big, fun friend. But he soon discovers that even big, fun friends sometimes need help. A heart-warming story about the ups - and downs - of friendship.

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur: Best Playday Ever!

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur: Best Playday Ever!

Author: David Bedford, Mandy Stanley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2016

The cute noisy dinosaur is back for another adventure! When Erik, a polar bear explorer, spends a day on Roo's island, Roo makes a big, fun friend. But he soon discovers that even big, fun friends sometimes need help. A heart-warming story about the ups - and downs - of friendship.

Big Bear Little Bear - 15th Anniversary Edition

Big Bear Little Bear - 15th Anniversary Edition

Author: David Bedford, Jane Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Little Bear longs to be as big and as fast as his mother. In the cold Arctic snow, Mother Bear shows the little bear cub what it's like to be grown up. But after riding on Mother Bear's shoulders and snuggling up for the night, Little Bear realises that he's not quite ready to grow up yet. A gorgeous 15th anniversary edition of this favourite story. With a wonderfully gentle text from David Bedford (I've Seen Santa! and Bedtime for Little Bears) and stunning illustrations from bestselling illustrator Jane Chapman (The Magical Snow Garden, The Very Noisy Night), this beautiful book is perfect for bedtime cuddles.

I've Seen Santa

I've Seen Santa

Author: David Bedford Format: Board book Release Date: 08/09/2016

It's Christmas Eve and Little Bear can't wait for Santa to deliver his presents. Santa will come just as soon as you go to sleep, Mummy Bear says. Little Bear doesn't want to go to sleep. He wants to see Santa! But then he hears a noise downstairs. Could it be . . . Santa? Snuggle up with this beautiful new board book edition of a classic Christmas story from David Bedford (Big Bear Little Bear, Bedtime for Little Bears!) and Tim Warnes (I Love You to the Moon and Back, Hands Off My Honey!). I've Seen Santa! is the ideal festive gift for toddlers who just can't wait for Christmas!

Love is a Magical Feeling

Love is a Magical Feeling

Author: David Bedford Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2016

The Three Ninja Pigs

The Three Ninja Pigs

Author: David Bedford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

YEE-HA! KERRANG! Look out - here come the three little ninja pigs. They are heading your way and they are trouble with a capital 'T'. But all is not as is seems in this high-energy, high-kicking, highly amusing picture book.

I Love My Daddy

I Love My Daddy

Author: David Bedford Format: eBook Release Date: 24/04/2015

I love playing...and I love my daddy!"e;Look, Daddy!"e; said Little Squirrel, as he dug and dug and dug, with his little tail wagging. "e;Good job!"e; said Daddy. But suddenly, Little Squirrel's tail stopped wagging. "e;Help, Daddy!"e; cried Little Squirrel. "e;I'm stuck!"e; Just as Little Squirrel gets discouraged, Daddy gets stuck, too, and Little Squirrel finally sees just how good at playing he is. Written by best-selling author David Bedford, with gorgeous illustrations by Brenna Vaughan, this playful, cuddly, and comforting story for any daddy and his little one to share. Parragon is the largest illustrated non-fiction publisher in the world and a global leader in innovative digital books for children in many languages. Welcome to the world of Parragon!

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur

Author: David Bedford, Mandy Stanley Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2015

This is the story of Roo, a little dinosaur who one day meets a woolly mammoth in a hot-air balloon. The balloon has a hole and gradually deflates, floating down to the ground and leaving the little mammoth stranded. Roo saves the day by giving the mammoth a piece of his precious comfort blanket (his moomie, as he calls it) which they use to patch the hole. A story about kindness and sharing, with lovable characters created by the best-selling illustrator of the Lettice the Dancing Rabbit series, Mandy Stanley.

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