Jeanne Willis

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Jeanne Willis (born St Alban's, England[1]) is an author of several children's books, including The Monster Bed (1986),[2] the Dr. Xargle's Book of... series (1988–2004), and Shamanka (2007). Willis was also a contributor to the authorised Winnie-the-Pooh sequel, The Best Bear in All the World.[3] Willis lives in London, England, with her husband and two children.


  • Red House Children's Book Award 2007 - Who's In The Loo?[4]
  • The Red House and Sheffield Children's Book Awards 2007 - Who's In The Loo?[5]
  • Silver Smarties Prize 2003 (0–5 years category) - Tadpole's Promise[6]

In Search of the Hidden Giant is one of her best books, with exquisite narrative and mystery.


  1. ^ Birthplace information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF).
  2. ^ The Monster Bed, about the author
  3. ^ "Winnie-the-Pooh sequel details revealed". The Bookseller.
  4. ^ "Past winners from 2000-2007 of the Red House Children's Book Award".
  5. ^ "Sheffield Children's Book Award Past Winners List".
  6. ^ "Nestlé Children's Book Prize - Past Winners".

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