Series: The Whales' SongPaperbackDyan Sheldon9780099737605$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Oct 27, 1993
Lily's grandmother tells her all about the mysterious whales out in the bay, and Lily longs to hear their magical song. Gary Blythe's richly evocative artwork creates an incredibly atmospheric world for a timeless tale of wildlife and wonder.This stunning, award-winning picture book has been refreshed and redesigned in a new edition, making it perfect for a new generation to share and fall in love with.
Series: I'm HungryPaperbackJorge Martin9781780080994$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 27, 2016
A newly-hatched baby dragon is on a hilarious hungry rampage, eating everybody until she is all alone. Will she learn her lesson and discover how to make friends? This bold and brilliant picture book is packed full of loopy laugh-out-loud moments. Just watch out for great big pink elephant!
Series: Lovely Old LionPaperbackJulia Jarman9781783442188$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 27, 2016
Lenny the lion loves his grandpa, King Lion. But when King Lion starts to forget things, Lenny begins to worry. He can’t understand why Grandpa keeps getting muddled and doesn’t want to play any more. Lenny doesn’t know what to do, but with a little help from Grandpa’s old friends, perhaps he can find a way to help him remember…
First mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this salty adventure as Hugh and his scurvy seadogs try to find the perfect pirate for the job. Rather than a peg leg or a hook, it turns out what their captain needs is the brains to lead.
Explore the touch-and-feel world of Elmer and his colourful friends in this bright, fun first concepts playbook. Perfect for parents and babies to enjoy together, this book is jam-packed with stimulating colours and touch-and-feel areas to really engage little ones. Elmer’s World is a great introduction to learning through play and, of course, to everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant.
Lulu is going to be a bridesmaid, but the night before the wedding she eats too much chocolate and is very poorly. Lulu has a nap to feel better, but before long she is woken up by someone crying. Join Lulu on her very chocolatey escapades as she tries to rescue the wedding cake's sugar bride from some mice who have a very sweet tooth.
Series: AlfieAlfie Gets in FirstBoard bookShirley Hughes9781782956587$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Sep 27, 2016
Alfie has won the race to be first home but - oh no! - he’s slammed the front door and Mum and Annie Rose are on the other side. Will he be able to solve the problem all by himself? This board book edition a classic Alfie story is the perfect present for the little one in your life.
Series: Who's in the Loo?Board bookJeanne Willis9781783444205$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 22, 2016
’Who’s in the loo? There’s a very long queue. Is it an elephant having a poo?’ If your house has many occupants, then this witty rhyme from the irreverent and observant pen of Jeanne Willis will resonate profoundly. Adrian Reynolds’s exuberant illustrations highlight the fun! This special 10th anniverary edition has a downloadable audio book plus tabbed pages (each is a part of the animal on each page) throughout so children can help each animal go to the loo.
Series: ElmerElmer (BIG BOOK)Number 1 of the Elmer Picture Books SeriesPaperbackDavid McKee9781783444250$41.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Sep 27, 2016
Perfect for sharing together in a classroom, nursery or library, the original classic Elmer is now available as a big book, with notes for grown-ups at the back, created by the CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education). Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989. This colourful picture book is known to millions and it's subtle message – that it is OK to be different – has made this first tale about everyone's favourite patchwork elephant a classic must-read for every boo... + Read More
Series: WonderboyPaperbackNicole Burstein9781783444465$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12Sep 27, 2016
A funny and frank superhero story set in the world of Othergirl. Joseph ‘Wilco’ Wilkes is one of life’s losers – he’s picked on, pushed around, and bullied by the rugby boys at the posh private school he attends on a scholarship. But his life is about to change: Wilco learns he can move things with his mind. Will this be his chance to play the hero, get the girl and finally stand up for himself? Or are things just going to come crashing down around his head? Becoming a proper hero will be quite the leap of faith...
Series: ElmerElmer and the RacePaperbackDavid McKee9781783444557$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 27, 2016
The young elephants want to prove who is the fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organise a race. Each decorated a different colour, the racers set off around the course and discover things about themselves – Blue may be first and Orange second, but White is kind, Pink and Violet are funny and Yellow is a cheat. Luckily Yellow also learns he is very good at saying sorry, so each young elephant gets a medal from Elmer.
Series: MelricMelric and the CrownHardcoverDavid McKee9781783444113$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Sep 27, 2016
It's time for the yearly Ceremony of the Crown, where the King proves his right to rule. But something strange is going on: the King's crown keeps going missing! Can Melric get to the bottom of this royal riddle before the King and his crown are put to the test?
Alfie and Bernard are very best friends and together they have lots of adventures. Join them as they go to the library, take part in scooter races and make a very special club with only two special members!A heart-warming tale of friendship by the award-winning Shirley Hughes, creator of Dogger.
Series: ALFIEAlfie's ChristmasHardcoverShirley Hughes9781782300649$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Oct 25, 2016
It’s Christmas for Alfie, and what a celebration this beautiful gift is! Join Alfie and Annie Rose for Christmas! Alfie opens his advent calendar and makes cards and presents. He sings carols and decorates the tree. And he writes a special letter to Father Christmas. But what will Father Christmas bring on Christmas Day? It’s going to be such an exciting day!Alfie has been charming children and parents for generations, but this is his very first Christmas! The perfect gift, covering every Christmas milestone.
Series: SamsonThe Mighty FleaHardcoverAngela McAllister9781783444182$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Oct 25, 2016
Samson is the star of Fleabag’s Circus – this strong-flea can lift a match, he can lift a pea, he can lift lovely flea Amelie. But it’s not enough – Samson wants to be the biggest star anywhere, so he sets off into the big, wide world. Discover what happens to the world’s smallest strongman in this hilarious, touching tale.
Alone and penniless after his father is killed in a cotton mill accident, fourteen-year-old William faces the rest of his childhood in a brutal workhouse. Then his long-estranged uncle Seth sends for him, and William thinks his fortunes are changing. But arriving at Uncle Seth’s grand house in North Wales, Jessop Rise, William encounters a ghostly figure. It soon becomes clear that the place is haunted by more than just one ghost. But who are the spectral creatures that prowl about the estate? What are they trying to tell William? And what is t... + Read More
King Rollo is the adorable, bearded, kingly creation of David McKee. After the publication of his bestselling mini hardback stories, King Rollo went on to star in his own animation series, narrated by Ray Brooks. This slipcase contains four favourite adventures: King Rollo and the New Shoes: King Rollo has smart new shoes, but they have laces and he doesn't know how to tie them. He asks the Magician to tie them for him, but his friend has a better idea. King Rollo and the Bread: King Rollo and the Magician meet a farmer eating a loaf of ... + Read More
Series: Two Can ToucanHardcoverDavid McKee9781783444809$18.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Oct 25, 2016
There was once a bird in the forest that was completely black, except for his white eyes, who was laughed at by all the other animals because he did not have a name. So he must go to seek his fortune. A modern fable that answers the question "How did the toucan get its name?" - and also incidentally his amazing colours. This beautiful hardback edition of David McKee's first ever picture book – published in its original size - is reissued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Andersen Press.
Series: Zoomers' Handbook, ThePaperbackAna de Moraes9781783442157$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 22, 2016
This is not a handbook for farmers. Farmers look after chickens, cows and pigs. Anyone can do that. This is not a handbook for zookeepers. Zookeepers look after monkeys, elephants and lions. That’s easy. This is a handbook for zoomers. Zoomers look after very special beasts… Discover the secret of the shiger’s stripy wool, the challenges of owning a loyal but gigantic dogephant and the special skills of the super-fast horsodile in this mind-bending, creature-blending debut from husband and wife team Thiago and Ana de Moraes.
Series: The BeastSnow Beast, ThePaperbackChris Judge9781783443222$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 22, 2016
Beast has been robbed! And so has the whole village. Without tools the villagers can't put on their legendary Winter Festival, so Beast sets off to solve the mystery. Discovering that a stranded Snow Beast is behind the robbery, Beast has to decide whether to help this odd-looking stranger.
This lavishly produced hardback book is the perfect keepsake gift to treasure. Fully illustrated in colour by acclaimed illustrator Tony Ross, The Nights Before Christmas has twenty-four classic festive tales, songs and stories to read throughout Advent or keep as a family Christmas anthology. There are festive extracts from much-loved books including A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame; yuletide poems (’A Visit from St. Nicholas’) and carols (’Good King Wencesla... + Read More
Series: Clover MoonHardcoverJacqueline Wilson9780857532732$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Nov 22, 2016
Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage – and the chance – to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home?Introducing the brilliant and brave new heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-wi... + Read More
Series: Clover MoonPaperbackJacqueline Wilson9780857532749$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Nov 22, 2016
Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place she called home is gone. Clover hears of a place she could run to, but where will she find the courage – and the chance – to break free? And could leaving her family be just what she needs to find a place that really feels like home?Introducing a brilliant and brave heroine from the wonderful world of the bestselling and award-winning ... + Read More
Series: Little StarsPaperbackJacqueline Wilson9780552569941$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Feb 27, 2018
Hetty Feather has begun a new chapter in her life story. Escaping from Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus with her dearest friend Diamond, Hetty is determined to find them positions as glamorous music hall artistes. Hetty and Diamond quickly become the Little Stars of Mrs Ruby’s show, alongside many colourful acts – including an old friend from Hetty’s past, Flirty Bertie. But the Cavalcade proves a dangerous place, and Hetty must fight to protect her darling Diamond, who longs for a normal childhood. Meanwhile, Hetty struggles to understand her ... + Read More
Series: ElmerElmer and the RaceHardcoverDavid McKee9781783444175$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Sep 27, 2016
The young elephants want to have a race to prove who is fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organise a course. With each racer decorated a different colour, they set off around the course and discover things about themselves – Blue is first, Orange is second, White is kind, Pink and Violet are funny and Yellow is a cheat. Luckily Yellow also learns he is very good at saying sorry, so each young elephant gets a medal from Elmer.
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