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Oliver Postgate - Author

About the Author

Oliver Postgate was born in north London in 1925. He attended several different schools including, inadvertently, Dartington Hall. He attempted several different professions before founding Smallfilms with Peter Fermin in 1957. They went on to make a multitude of children’s films for television, from a cowshed near Canterbury. He died, aged 83, in Broadstairs, Kent, in December 2008.

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Noggin and the Storks

Noggin and the Storks

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Storks are nesting on the Nogs' chimneys, filling their houses with smoke! Will Noggin find a way to stop those pesky storks? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Collect more classic Noggin books: Noggin the King, Noggin and the Whale, Noggin and the Dragon, Nogbad Comes Back, Noggin and the Moon Mouse, Nogbad and the Elephants and Noggin and the Money.

Noggin and the Money

Noggin and the Money

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. When Olaf the Lofty invents money it seems like a very clever idea. But is money more trouble than it's worth? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Collect more classic Noggin books: Noggin the King, Noggin and the Whale, Noggin and the Dragon, Nogbad Comes Back, Noggin and the Moon Mouse, Nogbad and the Elephants and Noggin and the Storks.

Nogbad and the Elephants

Nogbad and the Elephants

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Noggin is trying to cheer up a sad elephant, but Nogbad is plotting to steal it! Will his evil plan work? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Peter Firmin partnered with Oliver Postgate to found Smallfilms in 1959 and together they went on to produce some of the BBC's best-loved television shows for children including Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss and The Clangers - which recently returned to screens in the US and UK, narrated by William Shatner and Michael Palin. Collect more classic Noggin books: Noggin and the Whale, Noggin the King and Noggin and the Dragon

Noggin and the Moon Mouse

Noggin and the Moon Mouse

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. A visitor has come to the Land of Nog, but how will Noggin and Nooka persuade everyone that a little mouse is nothing to be afraid of? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers.

Nogbad Comes Back

Nogbad Comes Back

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Noggin's wicked uncle, Nogbad the Bad, has returned from exile to enter the famous animal and vegetable show. But has he really learned how to be good? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nogpairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Peter Firmin partnered with Oliver Postgate to found Smallfilms in 1959 and together they went on to produce some of the BBC's best-loved television shows for children including Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss and The Clangers - which recently returned to screens in the US and UK, narrated by William Shatner and Michael Palin. Collect more classic Noggin books: Noggin and the Whale, Noggin the King and Noggin and the Dragon

Noggin and the Dragon

Noggin and the Dragon

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Noggin's son, Little Knut, wants to go on a dragon hunt with his friends. So Noggin sends them off with brave Thor Nogson as an escort. But what happens when Thor Nogson finds a dragon? And is the dragon all that it seems? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Peter Firmin partnered with Oliver Postgate to found Smallfilms in 1959 and together they went on to produce some of the BBC's best-loved television shows for children including Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss and The Clangers - which recently returned to screens in the US and UK, narrated by William Shatner and Michael Palin. Collect more classic Noggin books: Noggin and the Whale, Noggin the King and Nogbad Comes Back.

Noggin the King

Noggin the King

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. Norse King Noggin the Nog loves being king of his people by helping to repair their houses and making sure they have enough food to eat. But when one day he decides to be king of the birds as well, will the birds accept him as their ruler? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for children who are becoming independent readers. Peter Firmin partnered with Oliver Postgate to found Smallfilms in 1959 and together they went on to produce some of the BBC's best-loved television shows for children including Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss and The Clangers - which recently returned to screens in the US and UK, narrated by William Shatner and Michael Palin.

Noggin and the Whale

Noggin and the Whale

Author: Oliver Postgate Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

Exquisite new hardback editions of the classic Noggin the Nog books about a friendly Viking, based on the beloved BBC series created by Oliver Postgate and BAFTA-award winning Peter Firmin, creators of The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine. It is King Noggin's birthday and he is taking all the children in the village out on a musical boat trip. But soon an aquatic visitor interrupts the party and won't let them play - will they ever find out what it wants? Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell's How to be a Viking, Noggin the Nog pairs Peter Firmin's charming and colourful illustrations with Oliver Postgate's inimitable storytelling to create the ideal books for newly independent readers. Peter Firmin partnered with Oliver Postgate to found Smallfilms in 1959 and together they went on to produce some of the BBC's best-loved television shows for children including Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss and The Clangers - which recently returned to screens in the US and UK, narrated by William Shatner and Michael Palin.

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