Althea Braithwaite

List of Titles written by Althea

First Books

Published by Dinosaur Publications Ltd

Can you Moo 1981

Colours of Things 1983

Shapes of Things illustrated by the author 1986 lulu.com

Sizes of Things illustrated by the author 1987 lulu.com

Opposites of Things 1988

Speed of Things 1988

Know the Time 1981

Talk it Over series

Published by Dinosaur Publications Ltd

Going to the Doctor 1973

Going into Hospital 1973, 1986

Visiting the Dentist 1974, 1986

Starting School 1975, 1986

Friends 1983

My Babysitter 1978

My Childminder 1981

A Baby in the Family 1975

Five Senses 1987

How my Body Works 1989

Lunchboxes 1988

Be Careful! 1988

Crossing Roads 1988

Having an Eye Test 1977

Having a Hearing Test 1981

I have two Homes 1980

When Uncle Bob Died 1982, 1987

I have Asthma 1982

I have Diabetes 1982, 1991

I use a Wheelchair 1983, 1991

My New Family 1984

I Can't Hear Like You 1985

Special Care Babies 1986

I have Epilepsy 1987, 1991

I have a Mental Handicap 1987

I have Eczema 1988

I have Cancer 1989

Story Books

Published by Dinosaur Publications Ltd

Cuthbert and Bimbo illustrated by the author 1967 lulu.com

George and the Baby illustrated by the author 1968 lulu.com

Peter Pig illustrated by the author 1968 lulu.com

Jeremy Mouse illustrated by the author 1968 lulu.com

Jeremy Mouse was Hungry illustrated by the author 1981 lulu.com

Jeremy Mouse and Cat illustrated by the author 1980 lulu.com

Smith the Lonely Hedgehog illustrated by the author 1970, 1977 and 2007 lulu.com

Smith and Matilda illustrated by the author 1971 lulu.com

The Gingerbread Band illustrated by the author 1974

The Gingerbread Men illustrated by the author 1975

The Big Desmond Story Book illustrated by the author 1980

The Adventures of Desmond illustrated by the author 1981

Althea's First Picture Book illustrated by the author and others 1974

Althea's Second Picture Book illustrated by the author and others 1983

Wearing Many Hats 1980

Riding on a Roundabout 1981

The Cakemaker 1986

Life in Roman Times 1986

Nature series

Published by Dinosaur Publications Ltd

Animals at Home 1980

Animals at Your Feet illustrated by the author 1980, 1985

Animals at Night 1987

Caterpillars to Butterflies 1980

Caterpillars to Moths 1983

Growing Plants at Home illustrated by the author 1985 reissue as Green Finger Fun 1988

Farm Animals 1986

Fruit Salad 1987

Farm Crops 1986

Ducks and Drakes 1982

Leaves from Trees 1981

Life in Ponds 1984

Under the Magnifying Glass 1984

Beside the Sea 1984

Dinosaur’s Book of Dinosaurs 1980, 1989

More Dinosaurs from Dinosaur 1984

The Year Around Us 1982

Desmond stories

Published by Dinosaur Publications, and republished by Bridge Street Books a division of Learning Development Aids.

Desmond the Dinosaur illustrated by the author 1967 lulu.com

Desmond the Dusty Dinosaur illustrated by the author 1969 lulu.com

Desmond goes to Scotland illustrated by the author 1968

Desmond at the Carnival illustrated by the author 1971

Desmond and the Stranger illustrated by the author 1971

Desmond goes Boating illustrated by the author 1977

Desmond goes to New York illustrated by the author 1975

Desmond starts School illustrated by the author 1982, 1989 lulu.com

Desmond and the Monsters illustrated by the author 1975, 1989

Desmond at the Zoo illustrated by the author 1981, 1989

Desmond and the Fancy Dress party illustrated by the author 1979, 1989

Desmond's Birthday Surprise illustrated by the author 1984 lulu.com

Desmond goes to the Vet illustrated by the author 1989

Desmond's Christmas illustrated by the author 1989 lulu.com

Desmond's Postbag illustrated by the author 1989

Information series

First published by Dinosaur Publications, then republished by Cambridge University Press

Making a Road 1973

Making a Car 1974 and 2006 lulu.com

Building a House 1974

How Life Began 1974

Fighting Fires 1975

Going on a Train 1975

Where Does Food Come From? 1976

Castle Life 1976

Flying in an Aeroplane 1977

Machines on a Farm 1979

A Visit to the Factory 1979

I want to be an Engineer 1984

Making a Book 1980

What is a Union? 1981

Making Plastics 1981

The Stock Exchange 1980, 1989

Money in the Bank 1983

The School Fair 1981

How a Zoo Works 1984

Wool from Sheep 1985

Life in a Castle 1973

Signposts of the Sea 1973

Whirling Windmills 1973

Thomas Telford - Man of Iron 1977

Iron Roads 1974

Bridges 1974

Inland Waters 1974

About Bees and Honey 1979

Man in the Sky 1973

Man Flies on 1974

Natural History

Published by Cambridge University Press

Desert Homes illustrated by the author 1984

Island Homes 1984

Polar Homes 1984

Rain Forest Homes 1985

Mountain Homes 1985

Undersea Homes illustrated by the author 1985

Published in hardback by Orchard Books and in paperback by Pan Macmillan

Hippos at Home 1987, 1989

Hippos go Out 1988, 1990

Published by Kaisei-Sha, then Longmans and Longmans USA

Frogs 1977

Birds 1977

Flowers illustrated by the author 1977

Butterflies illustrated by the author 1977

Published by Longmans and Longmans USA

Tree 1982

Fox 1982

Fish 1983

Snail 1983

Hedgehogs 1985

Ladybirds 1985

Swans 1985

Bats 1985

Whale 1987

Gorilla 1987

Parrot 1987

Leopard 1987

Published by Eagle Books and Troll USA

Eagle Nature Club

Insects and other Animals 1990

Trees and their Leaves 1990

What Makes Things Move? 1991

What Makes things Grow? 1991

Published by Souvenir Press Ltd

The Flower illustrated by the author 1971

Round and Round illustrated by the author 1971

Up and Down illustrated by the author 1972

Water 1972

Night 1972

Going on Wheels 1972

High in the Sky illustrated by the author 1973

The New Baby 1973

I go to Playschool 1976

Moving House 1976

Colours of Cars illustrated by the author 1977

I go to Hospital 1977

Spring 1978

Summer 1978

Autumn 1978

Winter 1978

I go to a Party 1979

I go Shopping 1979

Jane is Adopted 1980

How Was it Made? illustrated by the author 1980

My Sister 1981

Listen to your Feet 1981

My Cat 1982

My Night Away 1982

Hobsons Press (Cambridge Research and Advisory Centre) written by Tony Crowley, design and some illustration by Althea Braithwaite

Choosing a Job 1974

Finding a Job 1974

Starting a Job 1975

Keeping a Job 1975

All About series

Published for the National Trust by Dinosaur Publications

Squirrels and Moles 1971

Creatures on Islands illustrated by the author 1971

Pines and Oaks illustrated by the author 1972

Snails and Ladybirds illustrated by the author 1972

Guns and Armour 1972

Cuckoos and Robins illustrated by the author 1973

Voles and Sticklebacks illustrated by the author 1973

Poppies and Bluebells 1973

The First Country Book illustrated by the author and others 1974

The Second Country Book illustrated by the author and others 1975

Miscellaneous books

Published for Bath City Council by Dinosaur Publications

Bath from Roman Times 1977

Published for EATB by Dinosaur Publications

Exploring the Broads 1975

Exploring Brecklands 1975

Published by Dinosaur Publications for Barnado's

The Great Family Barnado's

Published by Dinosaur Publications for Canterbury Cathedral

A Visit to Canterbury Cathedral illustrated by the author 1974

Published by Pan Macmillan

Flippers: Tom Takes Tea 1993, paperback 1994

The National Gallery

Cards to paint and Window Pictures illustrated by Althea 1996

Built with a Purpose

Published by A & C Black (written by Althea together with her husband Edward Parker)

Jumbo Jets 1992

Cargo Ships 1992

Railways 1992

Windmills 1992

You and Me

Published by A & C Black

The Bullies 1996

The Birthday Party 1996

Alone at Home 1996

Gita gets Lost 1996

My Two Families November 1996

Choices

Published by A & C Black

Being Friends 1997, 2001

Feeling Shy 1997, 2001

Telling the Truth 1997, 2001

Feeling Angry 1997, 2001

Feeling Jealous 1998, 2002

Feeling Scared 1998, 2002

Feeling Sad 1999, 2002

I’m me and you are you 1999, 2002

Talking it through

Published by Catnip Publishing Ltd. Happy Cat Books

Asthma 1999, 2006

Lunch Boxes 1999, 2006

Hospital 2000

How Your Body Works 2000, Your Body 2007

When Uncle Bob Died 2001, 2006

I Can't Hear Like You 2001

Dyslexia 2003 2008

Be Careful 2005

Desmond

Published by Catnip Publishing Ltd. Happy Cat Books

Desmond is Lonely illustrated by Sarah Wimperis 2003

Desmond goes to the Vet 2003

Desmond Starts School 2003

Desmond and the Monsters 2003

Where more than one date is shown, it means that the book has been reissued, either with new text and illustrations or in a different format.