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057133508X
Book:Punk rocker poodle; Laura Dockrill; illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat:2022 Book Punk rocker poodle; Laura Dockrill; illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat
Punk rocker poodle; Laura Dockrill; illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Author: Prabhat, Sandhya
Year: 2022
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: JP
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Faber and Faber, 2022
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9780571335084
Notes:
Laura Dockrill's inimitable style of poetic rap is brilliantly suited to this romp through the house and round and round the playgroup, as one little poodle demonstrates what fun it is to stomp and stamp and pout - that is until naptime, when all she really wants is a CUDDLE!
Extent: 25 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour), 26 cm, hbk
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Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Everyone is always shouting at Gus to stop leaning back in his chair - but does he care? No way! Then sure enough, the chair falls, he cracks his head and has to spend all summer in bed. Out of the crack escape his memories, dreams and imagination - and a beautiful little butterfly guide. Gus must follow the butterfly to recapture all he's lost - including that locked box he doesn't seem to want to touch.
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Book:Aurabel:2016 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Two years after Lorali surfaced in Hastings, the Whirl has become a hotbed of underwater politics. The tension below threatens to break up Lorali's quiet life on land as a normal teenage girl. And dangers lurk even closer for the everyday Mer, and Aurabel - a plucky Mer from the wrong side of the trench - better watch out.
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Book:Hi so much.:2014 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Corgi
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Ten-year-old Darcy sees the extraordinary in the everyday and the wonder in the world around her. This second book sees Darcy move-up to Big School - and all of a sudden EVERYTHING changes. Her best friend Will isn't sure he should talk to girls anymore, her new teacher may in actual fact be a cauldron-bubbling witch and, horror of horrors, her precious pet Lamb-Beth goes missing. Can Darcy face these challenges head-on, armed only with her curious, whip-smart mind and eye for a story?
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Book:What have I done?, motherhood, mental illness & me:2021 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2021
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Vintage
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Square Peg, 2020 Laura Dockrill had an idyllic pregnancy and couldn't wait to meet her new baby. But as she went into labour things began to go wrong and Laura started to struggle. A traumatic birth, anxiety about the baby, sleep deprivation, a slow recovery - all these things piled up until Laura felt overwhelmed. As many as 8 out of 10 new mums struggle in the weeks after birth. In Laura's case these feelings escalated scarily quickly into post-partum psychosis. She became paranoid and delusional and had to be institutionalised for a fortnight without her baby. Throughout this time she was haunted by a sense of: 'What have I done?'. Laura's experience was devastating but this is a hopeful book. Not only has Laura slowly recovered she has come out the other side stronger and more assured about parenting on her own terms.
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Book:What have I done?, an honest memoir about surviving postnatal mental illness:2020 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Square Peg
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Laura Dockrill had an idyllic pregnancy and couldn't wait to meet her new baby. But as she went into labour things began to go wrong and Laura started to struggle. A traumatic birth, anxiety about the baby, sleep deprivation, a slow recovery - all these things piled up until Laura felt overwhelmed. As many as 8 out of 10 new mums struggle in the weeks after birth. In Laura's case these feelings escalated scarily quickly into post-partum psychosis. She became paranoid and delusional and had to be institutionalised for a fortnight without her baby. Throughout this time she was haunted by a sense of: 'What have I done?'. Laura's experience was devastating but this is a hopeful book. Not only has Laura slowly recovered she has come out the other side stronger and more assured about parenting on her own terms.
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Talking book - CD:What have I done?, an honest memoir about surviving post-natal mental illness:2020 Talking book - CD
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Laura Dockrill had an idyllic pregnancy and couldn't wait to meet her new baby. But as she went into labour things began to go wrong and Laura started to struggle. A traumatic birth, anxiety about the baby, sleep deprivation, a slow recovery - all these things piled up until Laura felt overwhelmed. As many as 8 out of 10 new mums struggle in the weeks after birth. In Laura's case these feelings escalated scarily quickly into post-partum psychosis. She became paranoid and delusional and had to be institutionalised for a fortnight without her baby. Throughout this time she was haunted by a sense of: 'What have I done?'. Laura's experience was devastating but this is a hopeful book. Not only has Laura slowly recovered she has come out the other side stronger and more assured about parenting on her own terms.
6 CDs (7 hr., 25 min.) : digital, stereo
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0552572543
Book:Oh obviously:2015 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Corgi Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: 10-year-old Darcy Burdock is one of life's noticers. She sees the extraordinary in the everyday, and the wonder in the world around her. This is Darcy's fourth story, and the Burdock family are facing a series of disasters. Mum and Dad are having serious money worries. Darcy's granny (the one she doesn't like as much as her main most important grandma) has come to stay, and is snapping at everyone. Pork the cat's real owner has turned up, and wants to take him away. And to top it all off, Darcy is dreading her school sleepover - especially as she's the owner of the world's most ugly, stupid, babyish pyjamas. Can the power of Darcy's colourful, wild, glittering imagination turn all her troubles around?
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Book:Lorali:2015 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Looking after a naked girl he found washed up under Hastings pier isn't exactly how Rory had imagined spending his 16th birthday. But more surprising than finding her in the first place is discovering where she has come from. Lorali is running not just from the sea, not just from her position as princess, but her entire destiny. Lorali has rejected life as a mermaid, and become human. But along with Lorali's arrival, and the freak weather suddenly battering the coast, more strange visitors begin appearing in Rory's bemused Sussex town. With beautifully coiffed hair, sharp-collared shirts and a pirate ship shaped like a Tudor house, the Abelgare boys are a mystery all of their own. What are they really up to? Can Rory protect Lorali? And who from? And where does she really belong, anyway?
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Talking book - CD:The dream house:2021 Talking book - CD
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Language: English
Type: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Everyone needs somewhere to dream. Rex has gone to stay with his godfather, Sparky. Rex doesn't say much but that's OK because Sparky is always on hand with a cup of tea to enjoy on the sofa, set up outside like an outdoor living room. Rex has his sketchbook, and he draws how he feels even if he doesn't talk about it. And in Sparky's garden, hidden under the canopy of the willow tree, is the Dream House: a lovingly created space just for Rex, to dream, to play, to think, to be. A place he's loved all his childhood. But to go inside now Rex must summon his strength for revisiting the ghosts of his past.
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Book:Angrosaurus rex:2017 Book
Author: Dockrill, Laura
Year: 2017
Language: English
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Ten-year-old Darcy Burdock is one of life's noticers. She sees the extraordinary in the everyday, and the wonder in the world around her. In Darcy's fifth story, it's the summer holidays and Darcy is not impressed that her family haven't gone to Hawaii like she wanted. Her best friend Will has abandoned her. Worst of all, Darcy has to pack up all her things ready for moving house. But Darcy is not going to throw a temper tantrum, as much as she wants to, because she's set herself the hardest challenge of her whole entire life: for the next six weeks, Darcy is not going to be dramatic - at all!
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