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  • Bibliography:
    128 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    November 1980
  • Latest Book:
    January 2079
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Full Series List in Order

Spot

Where's Spot? (Nov-1980)
Spot Mobile (Oct-1989)
Spot's Christmas Activity Book (Oct-1995)
Spot's Magical Christmas (Oct-1995)
Numbers (Jun-1997)
Spot's Favorite Baby Animals (Jun-1997)
Spot's Favorite Colors (Jun-1997)
Spots Favorite Words (Jun-1997)
Spots Noisy Walk (1998)
Spot's Bedtime Storybook (Nov-1998)
Spot's Magical Christmas Storybook (Oct-1999)
Spot Can Count (Dec-1999)
Spot Goes Splash! and Other Stories (Apr-2000)
Spot's Windy Day and Other Stories (Sep-2000)
Spot's First Picnic and Other Stories (Apr-2001)
Spot Goes to the Beach (May-2003)
Spot Goes to the Farm (May-2003)
Spot Goes to the Park (May-2003)
Spot's Birthday Party (May-2003)
Spot Bakes a Cake (Jul-2003)
Spot's Halloween (Aug-2003)
Spot's First Christmas (Oct-2003)
Spot's First Easter (Jan-2004)
Spot's First Walk (Jan-2004)
Spot's Walk In The Woods (Jul-2004)
Spot Goes to School (Aug-2004)
Spot Sleeps Over (Aug-2004)
Spot's Baby Sister (Aug-2004)
Good Night Spot (Sep-2004)
Spot's Christmas (Sep-2004)
Night-Night, Spot (Mar-2005)
Spot Loves Daddy (Mar-2005)
Spot's Show and Tell (Mar-2005)
Spot Loves His Dad (Apr-2005)
Spot's Big Book of Colours, Shapes and Numbers (Apr-2005)
Spot Visits His Grandparents (Jun-2005)
Spot Goes to the Circus (Mar-2006)
Spot Loves His Mommy (Apr-2006)
Merry Christmas, Spot! (Sep-2006)
Spot's Easter Surprise (Feb-2007)
Spot's Halloween Party (Aug-2007)
Who's There, Spot? (Aug-2007)
Spot's Playtime Pop-Up (Sep-2007)
Spot Loves His Grandma (Apr-2008)
Spot Loves His Grandpa (Apr-2008)
Spot Says Goodnight (Oct-2008)
Spot's Storytime (Oct-2008)
Spot Loves His Teacher (Jul-2009)
Spot's Bus Trip (Jul-2009)
Spot's Snowy Day (Oct-2009)
What Can Spot See? (Oct-2009)
Spot Loves His Friends (Jan-2010)
Spot's Hide-and-Seek (May-2010)
Time for Bed, Spot (May-2010)
Spot's Harvest (Sep-2010)
Spot's First Colors (Apr-2011)
Spot's First Shapes (Apr-2011)
Spot Goes to a Party (Aug-2011)
Spot Counts to 10 (Feb-2013)
Spot's Opposites (Feb-2013)
Spot's ABC (Apr-2013)
Spot Goes on Holiday (May-2013)
Splish Splash Spot! (Jun-2013)
Spot's Noisy Peekaboo (Aug-2013)
Spot Says Please (Sep-2013)
Spot on the Move (Jan-2014)
What's the Time, Spot? (Apr-2014)
Spot Goes Shopping (Sep-2014)
Spot's Spooky Fun (Sep-2014)
Spot's Tummy Time Pop-up Playmat (Jan-2015)
Spot Loves School (May-2015)
Spot's Lift-the-Flap Peekaboo (May-2015)
Spot Loves Nursery (Jul-2015)
Spot Looks at Opposites (Aug-2015)
Spot Looks at Shapes (Aug-2015)
Spot's First Words (Aug-2015)
Spot's Peekaboo (Oct-2015)
Spot Loves Bedtime (Apr-2016)
Spot's Thanksgiving (Aug-2016)
Happy New Year, Spot! (Oct-2016)
Spot's Day Out (Oct-2016)
Get Well Soon, Spot (Jan-2017)
I Love You, Spot (Jan-2017)
Puppy Love (Jan-2017)
Spot Loves His Mum (Feb-2017)
All about Spot (Mar-2017)
Find Spot at the Museum (Jun-2017)
Flip Flap Spot (Aug-2017)
Spot Goes to the Fire Station (Aug-2017)
Mix-And-Match Spot (Oct-2017)
Spot Goes to the Swimming Pool (Apr-2018)
Spot Plays Football (May-2018)
Spot Plays Soccer (May-2018)
Spot's Fun in the Sun (Jun-2018)
Find Spot at the Zoo (Aug-2018)
Spot's Tractor (Sep-2018)
Find Spot at the Wildlife Park (Mar-2019)
Spot's Fun with Friends (Mar-2019)
Find Spot at the Library (Sep-2019)
Spot's New Friend (Jan-2020)
Find Spot at the Stadium (May-2020)
Find Spot at Halloween (Sep-2020)
Find Spot at Nursery (Jun-2021)
Find Spot at Preschool (Jun-2021)
Spot's Fire Engine (Aug-2021)
Spot's Train (Nov-2021)
Find Spot at the Hospital (Oct-2022)
My Big Book of Spot ()

Book List in Order: 128 titles



  • It's time to celebrate Spot's thirtieth birthday! For three decades children have been looking everywhere for Spot in this classic, first-ever lift-the-flap book. Is he in the piano? Is he under the stairs? After finding other familiar animal...






  • Exuberantly entertaining as well as instructive, these widely-acclaimed books feature large bold type and striking, colorful lift-the-flap illustrations young children will find irrestible. Perfect for small listeners and beginning readers.

    Li...





  • Contains a variety of fun Christmas activities, including puzzles, games, and punchout figures of Spot and his friends, as well as directions for making greating cards, a party hat, and animal-shaped Christmas cookies. Original....



  • Spot saves the day when two despondent reindeer request his help in locating Santa's sleigh, and with the help of friends Helen, Tom, and Steve, not only do they find the sleigh, but they get a special treat as well....





  • Count along with Spot -- from one ball to ten shining stars -- in this lively picture book that helps teach small children simple number skills. This chunky board book features colorful artwork, simple words, and easy concepts that are perfect for in...






  • Kitten, lamb, bunny, piglet, and fawn. These are some of Spot's favorite baby animals. What baby animals are your favorites? This chunky board book features colorful artwork, simple words, and easy concepts that are perfect for infants and toddlers. ...



  • Spot loves his shiny red bicycle, a pink birthday cake and a bright white snowman. Read this book and see if you can identify your favorite colors, too.This chunky board book features colorful artwork, simple words, and easy concepts that are perfect...



  • Colorful drawings of an apple, a drum, a train, and more help children learn about their world.This chunky board book features colorful artwork, simple words, and easy concepts that are perfect for infants and toddlers....



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    There is so much to see and hear when Spot goes for a walk. This interactive storybook will transport children into Spot's world as they hear sheeps baa and the ball bounce into the pond with a splash! With 16 sound buttons, children will delight in ...



  • Ten short stories set in Spot's familiar world among his family and friends are ideal for young Spot fans as they go with him every step of the way, laughing, anticipating, and enjoying each adventure....




  • The perfect first counting book from 1 to 10 for young children with their favorite puppy leading the way in this popular lift-the-flap. Spot is on the farm when he sees one mouse nibbling grain and starts counting. He goes from place to place counti...









  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!<...



  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!...



  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!<...



  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!...



  • Available in board for the first time, this popular lift-the-flap celebrates Spot's dad's birthday. Spot and Mom make a list, shop for the ingredients, mix them all up, bake and decorate the cake, not without some funny messes along the way. Lift-the...



  • It's Halloween, and Spot's friends, Tom Croco-dile, Steve Monkey and Helen Hippo arrive at his house in their costumes. But what will Spot be? A cowboy, a Superpup, a hopping bunny or a wizard? 

    The best part of Halloween for toddlers is dres...



  • Spot and his mom are preparing for Christmas Day by taking the tree home and decorating it, wrapping presents and enjoying the Christmas carolers at their door. With a new, full-color cover, young toddlers will enjoy this classic Spot board book with...



  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!...



  • The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!...







  • Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the-flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps and learn with Spot, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first time since their publicatio...



  • Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the-flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps and learn with Spot, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first time since their publicatio...



  • Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the-flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps and learn with Spot, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first time since their publicatio...



  • Spot has been very busy, and it's time to get ready for bed. After a bath and drying off in his warm, fuzzy towel, Spot chooses a favorite book for a bedtime story. Any young child can relate to the ritual of preparing for bedtime with this board boo...



  • The Christmas season is a very busy time, and Spot knows that as well as anyone else. Everyone in Spot's house has something to do: there's the tree to put up and decorate, presents to make and wrap, and Mom needs Spot's help in the kitchen. Spot is ...





  • Whether playing ball in the park, feeding the ducks, or reading bedtime stories, Spot and his Daddy are great buddies. Perfect for Father's Day, as well as all year long, this happy and heartwarming book is great for sharing....






  • The fun way to find out about colours, shapes and numbers! Spot and his friends make first learning easy in this big, action-packed book. Whether it's finding out the colours of the rainbow, learning about all sorts of shapes or counting from one to ...






  • Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new desi...



  • Spot is back, and this time he’s going to the circus. Lift the flaps and come along! Spot arrives at the circus and begins looking for his ball. Kids can follow along with Spot’s adventure as he asks each circus animal, including an elephant, a t...



  • Spot loves spending time with his Mom.Whether playing hide-and-seek, baking a cake, or reading his favorite story, Spot and Mommy have lots of fun together. Perfect for Mother’s Day and all year long, this touching and heartwarming book is great fo...



  • It's Christmas Eve, and Spot and his parents prepare for the holiday by trimming the tree, singing carols, and wrapping gifts. But when it's time for bed, will Spot be able to calm down from all the holiday excitement before Santa comes? With bold, f...



  • Easter Egg hunting with Spot!

    It’s Easter, and Spot and his friends hunt for eggs at Spot’s grandparent’s house. Once everyone has collected the eggs, there is still a surprise waiting in the bushes. What could it be? This charming reiss...



  • It’s Halloween, and Spot is getting ready for the big day. There are decorations to be made, games to play, and trick-or-treating to do. When all his friends come over, it’s time for the best fun of all -- a costume party with pumpkin pie! With ...



  • Eric Hill continues the adorable tales of spot! someone is at the door?who can it be? it?s Helen the Hippo and tom the Alligator, ready to play. spot and his friends spend the day together, identifying who makes each sound during their travels?just a...




  • Spot loves spending the day with his Grandma and Grandpa. Whether he’s helping Grandma make lemonade, or swimming in the pool with Grandpa, it’s always a fun time when he visits. A follow-up to the popular Spot Loves His Mommy and Spot Loves His ...



  • Spot loves spending the day with his Grandma and Grandpa. Whether he’s helping Grandma make lemonade, or swimming in the pool with Grandpa, it’s always a fun time when he visits. A follow-up to the popular Spot Loves His Mommy and Spot Loves His ...






  • Spot has had a busy day, and now it?s time for bed. It?s time to put his toys away, to get his bath, and to say goodnight to his mom and dad and his cat, Ginger. At last, looking out at the moon, Spot wonders if there?s anyone else to say goodnight t...





  • Spot loves school. His teacher, Miss Bear, is always there to help out, whether the class is learning to paint, reading a story, or going on a nature walk. The school day seems to end too soon, and Spot is always glad he?ll be able to see Miss Bear t...



  • Hop aboard the big yellow bus with Spot and his friends as they take a field trip around town, visiting the park, beach, and a local farm where new friends are made and great adventures are had at each destination! 20,000 first printing....



  • Snow days are the best days. Spot loves to put on his hat and scarf, build a snowman with Mom and Dad, throw snowballs with Grandpa, and go skating with his friends. At the end of the day, he loves to sit by the fire for hot chocolate with Grandma. C...



  • Spot sees many things during his day?looking out the window, eating breakfast in the kitchen, running outside to play. Children can help Spot identify everything he sees in this fun-filled novelty format. Each spread includes a die-cut hole and a tur...



  • Spot and his friends have a play date. Spot's friends each have favorite things they like to do. Tom Alligator flies kites, Steve Monkey climbs trees, and Helen Hippo rides her bike. Spot likes doing them all, and he loves all of his friends, too...



  • Join Spot and his friends in a game of hide-and-seek. They hide, but each time Spot gets close, their giggles give them away! Once everyone has been found, they decide that maybe the game should be called "hide and giggle." Here's a fun story about e...



  • It’s time for bed, but Spot just isn’t tired yet, so he pretends to be a pirate king and a cowboy. What a commotion! Mom comes in to check and finds Spot fast asleep, exhausted from his adventures. This is a perfect bedtime story, full of imagina...



  • Spot and his friends take a trip to the orchard in this fun new board book. They pick apples, choose a pumpkin for baking pies, navigate a corn maze, and enjoy some soothing hot apple cider. This is a toasty, seasonal book, perfect for the harvest se...



  • Spot shows off his knowledge of colors in this bright, bold board book. Each spread illustrates objects young children will love to identify, along with a different touchy-feely element to engage tactile interaction. These are the perfect way for lit...



  • Spot shows off his knowledge of shapes in this bright, bold board book. Each spread illustrates objects young children will love to identify, along with a different touchy-feely element to engage tactile interaction. These are the perfect way for lit...




  • Learning to count to 10 is so much fun with Spot the dog! Colorful illustrations of familiar objects from a child's world support the learning process in this lovely, learn-to-count board book. ...



  • In this humorous board book, each colorful scene shows a different pair of opposites from Spot's world. From hot to cold and up to down, opposites are presented in a simple way that will help children learn and understand the important concept. ...



  • Spot shows off his knowledge of the alphabet in this bright, bold board book, specially designed to teach toddlers their ABCs. Eric Hill's colorful artwork depicts twenty-six familiar words and objects--from apple to Spot to zebra! Learning with Spot...



  • In 'Spot Goes on Holiday' Spot and his parents go to the seaside and discover all the fun that can be had in the water and on the beach. From the pen of the famous illustrator Eric Hill, this is a delightful story of fun and mischief, with trademark ...



  • Splish splash with Eric Hill's famous puppy, Spot! This sweet bath book is padded, lightweight and fully immersible. It comes with a squeaker for added sound fun and is perfect for sharing with your baby at bath time. At bathtime, Spot plays with his...






  • Spot is on the move, and you can join him, too! In this adorable new board book--complete with its own plush finger puppet of Spot--kids can participate as Spot rides in a car, tractor, bus, train, and boat. Colorful, bright spreads will delight chil...




  • Join Spot for another busy day. Turn the moveable hands of the built-in clock face to show when Spot does all the different things in his busy day - from breakfast to bedtime, with lots of fun in between. This bright, interactive board book full of f...





  • Grocery shopping is a treat with Spot! Spot is helping his mom shop at the grocery store. He gets to have his very own shopping cart, and helps pick out the cheese, eggs, cereal, and juice. His mom may even have a tasty surprise for him since he h...



  • Tummy time is play time with Spot! Babies will love this bright, fun interactive fold-out book designed for use during daily tummy time. Three bright, playful sections feature familiar and favourite things from Spot''s world - in the park, at home wi...



  • Join Spot for some lift-the-flap fun! This sturdy board book includes full-page shaped gatefold flaps with peep-through die-cuts on each one. Peep through the flaps to guess who's on the other side then turn over to see. Who's in the woods going for ...



  • Enjoy the first day of school with Spot! It's Spot's first day of school! He and his friends sing together, play together, and read together. When it's time to go home, Spot can't wait to come back tomorrow! Young readers will love going to school...



  • Join Spot in a brand new story all about his first day at nursery school. There are lots of friends to meet and fun things to do before Mum comes to pick Spot up at the end of the day. This simple, reassuring story with bright, playful artwork is the...



  • PreS-Gr 1--Spot Counts From 1 - 10 is really one long sentence in which Spot counts many barnyard animals. Spot Looks at Opposites is the best of the three because of its clear presentation of the concept. The opposites are printed in large letters a...




  • Re-issued with colored covers, the bright illustrations and cheerful text that fill the pages of these die-cut board books will appeal to any toddler ready for these basic concepts-numbers, shapes, colors and new words.Author Biography:...



  • Join Spot for some summer fun with this lift the flap board book!

    Who's in the woods going for a walk? Lift the flap and peep through the trees . . . Peekaboo! It's Spot! Who's in the garden watering the flowers? Peep through the window in th...



  • Snuggle up and get ready for bed with your favorite puppy, Spot!
         
    Spot is ready to get into bed and go to sleep, but he can't find his teddy bear! This simple, reassuring story is perfect for sharing at bedtime....






  • Ring in the new year with this festive board book featuring everyone's favorite puppy!

    Spot isn’t old enough to stay up until midnight, but he finds a way to celebrate the New Year early with his family. Bring your party hats and noisemaker...



  • Oh no! Everyone's favorite puppy is sick. Spot isn't feeling well. But with a little help from Mom and his friends, Spot discovers that being ill isn't all bad....



  • This adorable heart-shaped board book featuring everyone's favorite puppy is the perfect way to say, "I love you!" It's Valentine's Day! Join Spot as he plans a special surprise to show his mom just how much he loves her. This heart-shaped board b...



  • Celebrate puppy love this Valentine's Day with Spot! Spread the love with Spot! This is the perfect gift for Valentine's Day, or any day to share with that special someone in your life--especially given how special this book is. Hand-lettered, and...





  • Little hands will love this adorable puppy-shaped board book! Join Spot as he has lots of fun, rain or shine, playing with friends as well as by himself. Spot's everyday adventures fill the pages of this big puppy-shaped board book that children w...



  • Spot, the classic character and beloved puppy, is back for another lift-the-flap adventure! After a funny mishap with a dinosaur skeleton, Spot goes missing at the natural history museum. His friends search high and low, in some unexpected places...



  • Spot loves dressing up! Who will he be today?

    Will he be a space footballer or a magical cowboy? Or maybe something even more silly? Toddlers will love making their own stories out of this wonderful flip-flap board book.

    With fun flaps...



  • Join Spot, the classic character and beloved puppy, as he visits the fire station! Spot wants to be a firefighter, just like his grandpa. When he visits Grandpa at the fire station, Spot slides down the pole, climbs the ladder, soaks Grandpa with...



  • Join Spot as he dresses up in some very different costumes -- from a goal-scoring wizard to a magical cowboy! This fun mix-and-match book offers an array of mismatched outfits perfect for everyone's favorite puppy. Die-cut sections allow little ha...



  • Make a splash with Spot as he visits the pool! It's Spot's first time ever swimming in a pool. Though he feels nervous at first, some support from Mom and friends means Spot is soon having fun in the sun--while staying cool in the pool! ...




  • Join Spot as he plays the world's most popular sport!

    Everyone's favorite puppy is all ready for a game of soccer with his friends. Spot is captain of the red team, and Helen is captain of the blue team. But at the end, who will win the game? ...



  • Penguin presents Spot's Fun in the Sun by Eric Hill, read by David Oyelowo. A wonderful summer collection of nine beloved Spot tales!Join Spot, the mischievous puppy, and all his friends as they play and explore outside. A summer of fun with picnics,...




  • Little hands will love this tractor-shaped board book with moving wheels as they learn all about the excitement of the farm with everyone's favorite puppy! Spot is having a great day out on the farm, riding in the tractor and helping out with lots...



  • Everyone's favorite puppy takes a trip to the wildlife park in this lift-the-flap adventure! Spot is hiding somewhere at the wildlife park -- lift the flaps to see if you can find him! Join Spot and his family as they explore the wildlife park and...




  • There's a costume party at the library! Spot wants to dress up as his favorite character. Can you find Spot now that he's in costume?

    Join Spot and all his friends as they read books in the library and think about their favorite books and char...



  • Take a vacation with Spot in this board book that celebrates making new friends!

    When Spot goes on a trip with his family, he worries that he won't have anyone to play with. But when Spot loses his ball, Alice the kangaroo finds it! Even thoug...



  • Join Spot and his mom as they go to the stadium to watch the games in this charming lift-the-flap board book.

    Join Spot and his mom at the stadium! A trip to the sports stadium is an exciting first experience for little ones, and Spot is no di...










  • Join Spot and his friends on their first day of preschool in this fun lift-the-flap book.

    It''s Spot''s first day at preschool, and he can''t wait! There are lots of fun activities to try and games to play with his friends... but when it gets ...





  • Spot is visiting his Grandpa at the fire station in this delightful fire-engine-shaped board book!

    Spot is visiting his Grandpa at the fire station, and he''s very excited! Join Spot on his adventure by reading the story, and then play with th...




  • All aboard! Little travelers will love this shaped board book as they take the train with everyone''s favorite puppy!

    Spot and Grandma have been on a day trip, and now it''s time to take the train home. What will they see on the journey? This ...






  • Visit the hospital with Spot in this informative lift-the-flap board book!

    Join Spot and his friends as they go to the hospital to visit Tom, who has hurt his leg. The hospital is a busy place, and when the group reaches the children''s ward, ...






  • Enjoy a rainy day with Spot in this fun lift-the-flap book!Spot and his dad go outside on a rainy day. They splash on puddles and have lots of fun. But suddenly, Spot has disappeared! Where could he have gone? This board book is great for early lear...





  • Pack your bags! It's time to go on a road trip with Spot in this fun RV-shaped board book.Spot and his family are getting ready to go on a road trip! Follow along on their drive as they pass by houses, buses, and forests, to reach to their final dest...




  • Spot and his family are going to the beach in this fun lift-the-flap board book!Spot can't wait to go to the beach with Mom and Dad. He'll go paddling in the water and explore the seaside. But when it's time to decorate the sandcastle, Spot disappear...



  • Play with Spot and Helen as Dad digs a pond at the farm in this digger-shaped board book!Spot and Helen are playing with toy diggers in the farm while Dad digs a pond for the ducklings, when suddenly a real-life digger appears!Perfect for little hand...



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    Introduce first words and key concepts to the very young with this colorful board book featuring everyone's favorite puppy! Join Spot and his friends to learn about colors, shapes, and numbers in this big, bold, and beautiful collection of fir...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Eric Hill has published 128 books.

The next book by Eric Hill, My Big Book of Spot, will be published in January 2079.

The first book by Eric Hill, Where's Spot?, was published in November 1980.

Yes. Eric Hill has 1 series.