Series: A Ladybird Book: ABCA vintage gift editionHardcoverLadybird9780241289679$26.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Feb 28, 2017
This beautiful gift book introduces young children to the letters of the alphabet, helping to teach both the letter shapes and the names of an object beginning with each letter. Both adults and children alike will love the wonderfully detailed images of everyday objects, taken from iconic, vintage Ladybird artwork of the 1960s.
Series: A Ladybird Book: 123A vintage gift editionHardcoverLadybird9780241289662$26.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Feb 28, 2017
This beautiful gift book introduces young children to first numbers from 1-12, helping to teach both the shape of the numerals and the number words, while introducing the idea of counting by asking the question ’How many?’. Both adults and children alike will love the wonderfully detailed images of everyday objects, taken from iconic, vintage Ladybird artwork of the 1950s.
Series: The Fairy CaravanPaperbackBeatrix Potter9780141353883$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Feb 28, 2017
Tuppenny the guinea pig sets out from home determined to start a new life. Soon he comes across a miniature travelling circus where he meets Sandy the Highland Terrier, Jenny Ferret, Paddy Pig and Pony Billy who welcome him into their company. Tuppenny and his new friends travel the countryside, performing for the animals of the farms and fields, and share many magical adventures along the way, such as the day Paddy Pig gets lost in the enchanted woods… Beatrix Potter wrote this chapter book for older children towards the end of her writing ca... + Read More
“A serious, well-behaved young black cat, who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains.” When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots, she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night she meets the foxiest hunter of them all - Mr. Tod! This utterly entertaining tale is filled with mistaken identities, devious villains and even an appearance from Peter Rabbit, all brought to life by Academy Award Winner Dame Helen Mirren. Also contains 5 more classic Beatrix Potter tales, read by Golden G... + Read More
Delve into the magical world of Flower Fairies with this intricately illustrated colouring book. With 45 stunning illustrations to colour, this enchanting colouring book is the perfect gift for any Flower Fairies fan.
Series: The Worst WitchPaperbackJill Murphy9780141377667$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Feb 28, 2017
The Worst Witch written and illustrated by Jill Murphy is reissued with an exciting TV tie-in cover to accompany the new CBBC series in Spring 2017.The highly anticipated CBBC series stars Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) as Mildred, Clare Higgins (Doctor Who) as Miss Cackle and Raquel Cassidy (Downton Abbey) as Deputy Head, Miss Hardbroom. So hold on to your broomstick for magical mayhem! Mildred Hubble is a trainee at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches, but she’s making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her b... + Read More
Crazy capers abound in Ancient Rome! Croakbag the amazing talking raven tells the hilarious story of Perilus, the boy charioteer, his unpredictable family and Tiddles, the widdling elephant who’s befriended them all. Another irresistible story for fans of David Walliams or David Baddiel, from Jeremy Strong, the original King of Comedy for young readers.
Series: Mrs Lather's LaundryPaperbackAllan Ahlberg9780141369952$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Feb 28, 2017
A classic Happy Families story written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Andre Amstutz Mrs Lather is getting quite worked up in her laundry. She hates washing socks, she hates washing vests, she really doesn’t much like washing trousers or dresses either. But her job gets rather more difficult when her customers start bringing in more unusual washing loads… The ’Happy Families’ series is designed for use at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg. ’The ... + Read More
Ladybird Favourite Nursery Rhymes is a beautiful treasury of songs that every young child should own. It contains over 100 rhymes, each one beautifully sung. A gorgeous complete collection, this is ideal for parents to pass on the rhymes they knew themselves as a child. Ladybird Favourite Nursery Rhymes includes: Mary Had A Little Lamb Baa Baa Black Sheep Ride A Cockhorse Hickory Dickery Dock Ding Dong Bell Three Blind Mice Hey Diddle Diddle The Owl And The Pussycat Little Bow Peep Pussycat Pussycat Little Tommy Tittle Mouse As I Was Going To... + Read More
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA GET OFF, GET OFF, GET OFF! Well what would you say if your brother kept whacking you with a spoon, or the spider made it all the way up the toilet bowl or your mum made you wear that horrible shirt? Find out in this fantastically funny collection of poems all about growing up from the brilliant Michael Rosen, Children’s Laureate 2007 - 2009.
With 16 hardback books each containing a fairy tale set in the world of Doctor Who, this slipcase edition of Time Lord Fairy Tales includes a brand new story for 2016: The Emperor Dalek’s New Clothes. Time Lord Fairy Tales contains legendary stories of monsters, mysteries, villains and heroes from across the Whoniverse. A beautifully illustrated collection of dark and dangerous Whovian fairy tales, this slipcase is the perfect gift for any Doctor Who fan.
Old Brown was angry. Squirrel Nutkin took his glasses and lost them! Can Peter Rabbit and his friends help?Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the five levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE)... + Read More
Topsy and Tim like going to the farm. They help the farmer, get some eggs, see the animals, and give a calf some milk.Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the five levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Lea... + Read More
Series: Mr Tick the TeacherPaperbackAllan Ahlberg9780141369969$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Feb 28, 2017
One of the classic Happy Families stories written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Faith Jaques. Mr Tick loves teaching his six children at their little school. But then they hear news that all small schools must close, so Mr Tick starts teaching some rather unusual lessons - in how to trick stern school inspectors. Based on the classic ’Happy Families’ card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning aut... + Read More
Series: Life is SweetA Chocolate Box Short Story CollectionPaperbackCathy Cassidy9780141374338$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Feb 28, 2017
The Chocolate Box Girls Six fantastic stories, which one will be your favourite? Bittersweet - Will Honey’s cry for help cause trouble for Shay and Cherry? Chocolates and Flowers - Can Alfie plan the perfect Valentine’s Day surprise without breaking Summer’s heart? Hopes and Dreams - Will Jodie finally take a risk and step into the spotlight? Moon and Stars - Is Finch and Skye’s whirlwind romance in trouble? Snowflakes and Wishes - Caught up in another daring animal rescue, can Lawrie and Coco save the day? Hearts and Sunsets - Now that ... + Read More
Series: Top Gear: Dot-to-dotNovelty bookBBC9781405929264$20.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Feb 28, 2017
Some say this is the toughest Top Gear book ever created. All we know is this Top Gear Dot-to-Dot book comes with a health warning. With over a thousand dots per picture, this book might make your head explode. We recommend only completing it if your name is The Stig.
Want to know which hair-raising speed machine can crack 200 mph while barbecuing sausages on its side skirts? Or which car sounds like a jumbo jet taking off? Or which beefed-up roadster looks a dead ringer for Darth Vader? Then you’d better get hold of Top Gear 100 Fastest Cars. Pronto. This pocket-rocket compendium is packed full of facts and stats on all your favourite cars. Its unmissable reading for any Top Gear fan!
This brand new Top Gear Annual is packed with super cars, super activities and superstar presenters! Join Chris Evans, Matt Le Blanc, Sabine Schmitz, Chris Harris, Eddie Jordan, Rory Reid and, of course, the Stig for motoring japes, crazy challenges, the ancient paper-folding art of Lorrygami and the chance to build your very own supercar.
Series: Peter RabbitSweet Dreams, Peter!Board bookBeatrix Potter9780241287330$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Feb 28, 2017
“As you climb into bed, let me give you a hug. Settle down little bunny. You’re warm, safe and snug.” This whimsical board book takes you into the world of Beatrix Potter’s animals as they gently fall asleep. It’s a charming introduction to the world of Peter Rabbit. With beautiful line artwork and pastel colours, this is a must-have for any baby or toddler’s bookshelf.
Rediscover the charm of the World of Beatrix Potter with this enchanting colouring book filled with all your favourite characters. With beautiful pages to colour, this charming colouring book is the perfect gift for any Beatrix Potter fan.
Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim: Have Their Eyes Tested, Topsy needs to see the optometrist to make sure that she doesn’t need glasses. Find out what happens when you have your eyes tested with Topsy and Tim! A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through ’first experiences’, Topsy and Tim books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. Topsy & Tim remain instan... + Read More
Series: Goodnight SpacemanBoard bookMichelle Robinson9780141377452$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Mar 28, 2017
Inspired by ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his sons, and featuring an introduction from Tim, this is the perfect bedtime book! Two space-mad little boys get ready for bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles, before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams… Tim Peake is the first official British ESA astronaut. He left Earth on 15th December 2015 to begin a six month long mission aboard the International Space Station. His time in space has been watched by millions and he is inspi... + Read More
Ug and his parents live in the Stone Age. And that means stone blankets, stone cold food, an even colder cave and, worst of all, hard stone trousers! Being an inquisitive and intelligent child, Ug suggests a series of modifications to improve the quality of family life. His ideas about heating, cooking, boats, and balls that actually bounce are initially met with a hostile reaction. But with the help of his father, who slowly comes round to his son’s way of thinking, Ug comes tantalisingly close to his ultimate garment goal…
It’s a windy day on Puffin Rock and Mama has hurt her wing. Papa asks Oona for her help fishing and Oona can hardly contain her excitement. Fishing with Papa will be such an adventure! But fishing on a windy day can be a tricky business. Will Oona be able to manage it?A beautifully illustrated story based on the award-winning and critically acclaimed animation.
Series: I Can Only Draw WormsPaperbackWill Mabbitt9780141375182$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Apr 25, 2017
This book is about worms. I can only draw worms. You might think worms are boring - but you’d be wrong. These worms have INCREDIBLE adventures! I can’t draw those bits, though, so you’ll have to imagine them. A hilarious and superbly silly book that will have children in stitches and begging for more.
A wonderful adult colouring book for Ladybird fans of all ages, this is the full classic Cinderella well-loved fairy tale in the original mini hardback format, for you to colour, reimagine and make your own. Each of the twenty-four images has been faithfully reproduced from the original book - from the ugly sisters and the fairy godmother to the golden coach created from a pumpkin, the dashing prince and all three of Cinderella’s iconic ballgowns.