British illustrators

John Patience
Introducing John Patience  

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John has been a published author and illustrator of children's books for over 30 years, with more than 150 titles published to date – we've sort of lost count.

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Read about of John's titles may be ordered direct from - just select the Amazon button near the description of the book to place your order.

People often ask us where they can find one of John's old books which is now out of print. Maybe you have fond memories of enjoying a particular book when you were a child, but it got lost somewhere along the way and you just can't get hold of a copy anywhere now. Or perhaps you now have children of your own and would like to share one of John's books with them. You can find many out-of-print and second-hand titles at Amazon - Search New and Used at or below:


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