Series: Funnybones: The Pet ShopA Funnybones StoryPaperbackAllan Ahlberg9780141378701$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 26, 2017
In a dark dark street There is a dark dark house… In this FUNNYBONES story, the big skeleton and the little skeleton are fed up with the dog skeleton and decide to swap him at the pet shop. They start off with a goldfish but soon get tired of him and swap him for a parrot - but soon they get bored of him too…Eventually the pet shop owner gives them a box to take home with a surprise pet inside. What do you think it will be?
Everybody loves the BFG. Now children can bring him to life! Children will have a phizzwizardly good time - and their friends won’t believe their gogglers! David Wood has created seven short plays to read and perform. With notes on simple staging, props and costumes, the plays can be produced with the minimum of experience and resources. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children’s writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!
DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD by Roald Dahl - brilliantly adapted into a stage play for children to perform in schools. Could you be Danny, or his dad, or even red-faced Mr Victor Hazell? Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father a boy could wish for. Now you can join in their daring and devilish plots with these fun-to-perform plays adapted by David Wood. David Wood is very well known in children’s theatre (most recently for Goodnight Mister Tom). Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children’s writers, was born in Wales of... + Read More
Which one of your classmates is most like horrible Mr Twit by Roald Dahl? Children will have a splendiferous time - and their friends won’t believe their gogglers! Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children’s writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!
THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl adapted for school plays. Dare you take on the role of the Grand High Witch? Children will have a splendiferous time - and their friends won’t believe their gogglers! Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children’s writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!
An accessible and exciting approach to William Morris, a true art and design hero. The beautifully designed book will look at William Morris as an artist and culture shaper and include his most famous work.
Meet Lottie. She’s a little girl just like you - she loves adventures, mysteries and her little puppy, Biscuit. When Lottie is responsible for a precious pet going missing at the vet’s surgery, she is determined to track the little cat down again. With help from her best friends, Mia and Finn, she follows the trail around Branksea Island. But the cat is nowhere to be found, and Lottie will be in lots of trouble if Cassie the vet finds out what’s happened! Can the three friends tackle the island storms and track down the little cat in time? ... + Read More
A new hilarious adventure in the My Brother’s Famous Bottom series by King of Comedy, Jeremy Strong. Nicholas and his family are off on holiday to Turkey! But with Cheese and Tomato causing chaos with stray tortoises, Dad having to be rescued by the lifeguard, and Mum setting off the hotel sprinkler system with her belly-dancing routine, rest and relaxation are not on the cards!
Series: Max the BraveBoard bookEd Vere9780141379661$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 26, 2017
Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller in this brand new board book edition. This is Max. Doesn’t Max look sweet. Max looks so sweet that sometimes people like to dress him up in ribbons. Max does not like being dressed up in ribbons. Because Max is a fearless kitten. Max is an intrepid kitten. Max is a brave kitten. Max is a Kitten who chases MICE. Max the Brave is a brilliantly witty new character from acclaimed author and illustrator, Ed Vere. Told with deadpan humour and with beautifully stylish illustrations, this is... + Read More
Join the Doctor and his new companions Bill and Nardole for brand-new adventures on board the TARDIS in this year’s Doctor Who Annual. With secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest terrifying monsters, exciting comic strips, stories, puzzles and activities, it’s the perfect read for any fan of the brilliant BBC show Doctor Who.
Series: This is Not a Fairy TalePaperbackWill Mabbitt9780141368825$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 26, 2017
A sequel to the acclaimed This Is Not A Bedtime Story by rising stars Will Mabbitt and Fred Blunt. Sophie doesn’t want a fairy tale about drippy princesses and pompous princes, she wants the princess to do the rescuing, with a ferocious, fighting transformer! Together Sophie and her dad revolutionise story time for a second time in this clever, funny and heart-ravingly exciting picture book, sure to inspire and delight every little girl and boy. Storytime will never be the same again.
Series: FunnybonesBook and CDUndefinedJanet Ahlberg9780141378282$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 26, 2017
This is how the story begins. On a dark dark hill there was a dark dark town. In the dark dark town there was a dark dark street… This new edition of the classic story includes an accompanying CD, featuring the story read by acclaimed comic actor Stephen Mangan. Janet and Allan’s frightfully funny Hallowe’en classic tells the story of three skeletons - a big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton - who venture out of their cellar one night to find someone to scare, only to find that everyone is in bed. Who will they scare now?!
A spine-chilling new collection of twelve illustrated adventures, packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween… Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand new adventure in time and space. Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna. Illustrated by Rohan Daniel Eason, Tales of Terror wil... + Read More
Help young children learn Christmas-themed words and phrases with this beautiful gift book, featuring iconic original Ladybird artwork from the 1950 and 60s, and in the classic Ladybird format with a clear word on the left-hand page and image on the right. Taken from classic vintage Ladybird books such as The Stories of our Christmas Customs, Baby Jesus and Key Words, each of the stunningly detailed 26 pictures will delight adults and children alike. Words and pictures featured include Father Christmas, baby Jesus, presents, carols and ... + Read More
Get ready to complete eleven fantastic images from the new series of Doctor Who with this timey-wimey sticker colouring book. Inside you’ll find mosaic-style pictures of the Twelfth Doctor, Bill and Nardole, plus favourite monsters, Daleks, Cybermen and more. Complete each picture with stickers and bring the world of Doctor Who to life!
100 vintage postcards showcasing the best of Ladybird illustration from the archive.A gorgeous collection of 100 postcards in a sturdy gift box, each featuring a different and iconic hand-painted illustration from the educational early learning Ladybird books of the 1950s and 1960s. With images taken from well-known titles such as The Ladybird abc, Numbers and Pets, have fun reminiscing over the range of classic, beautifully detailed pictures. Perfect for framing or sending to other Ladybird fans!
Series: Make a MuseumNovelty bookPuffin9780141387390$26.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Oct 24, 2017
Welcome to your very own Museum where everything on display is decided by you! Bring out the inner curator in you and set up your own collections, create your own objects to display and start your own exhibitions. With an engaging and innovative format filled with press-out pieces and stickers and a book full of tips on how to create your museum, this book is the perfect gift for all young curious minds.
Series: Funnybones: The Black CatA Funnybones StoryPaperbackAllan Ahlberg9780141378718$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Oct 24, 2017
In a dark dark street There is a dark dark house… In this FUNNYBONES story, the skeletons go sledging - WHEE! - and crashing - BANG! They can’t see their bones in the white snow but they can see a black cat…until she slips into their dark, dark cellar…
Penguin presents Funny Bones: The Collection by Allan Ahlberg, read by Stephen Mangan. An audio collection of the perennially popular Funny Bones books by Allan Ahlberg Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children’s books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children’s picture books. The Ahlbergs’ books are nursery bookshelf standards and have been the recipient of worldwide acclaim and awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. Look out for these other classics by Allan Ahlberg: Burglar Bill; Cops and Robbers; Each P... + Read More
Series: You Choose in SpaceHardcoverPippa Goodhart9780141379296$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Oct 24, 2017
Zoom off into space for an adventure where YOU CHOOSE what happens next. Which alien would you most like to be friends with? And what fantastically freaky food will you decide to munch for lunch? The possibilities are infinite in this mesmerising creative toolkit which will inspire children from 3 up to make their own stories time and again - a spectacular sequel to the bestselling You Choose - it’s out of this world!
Series: Hortense and the ShadowHardcoverNatalia O'Hara9780141374024$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Nov 28, 2017
“Through the dark and wolfish woods, through the white and silent snow, lived a small girl called Hortense. Though kind and brave, she was sad as an owl because of one thing… Hortense hated her shadow.” A beautifully illustrated dark fairy tale that will remind you of the fables you read as a child. A treasure not to be missed.
Series: A Bare BearHardcoverHere Designs9780241312032$18.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Nov 28, 2017
A book of homonyms, or words that sound the same but have very different meanings.A funny, thought-provoking introduction to homonyms and homophones, with crisply bright, contemporary illustrations. Meet a yack who can’t stop yackety-yacking, a hare with huge hair and a bear who’s, well, rather bare! Playing with language in a wonderfully fun and memorable way, this beautifully designed book will entertain and delight children everywhere.
In this collection of stories you will meet a guinea-pig that can do clever tricks, the Queen’s favourite Corgi pup, a secret mouse hiding in a tree-house, a chick that wants to be a duck AND you’ll learn how to look after all kinds of pets! A delightful anthology from the master of animal adventures Dick King-Smith, featuring a never-before-published story.
Penguin presents the complete unabridged audiobook edition of Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas A new collection of illustrated Christmas adventures, starring twelve incarnations of the Doctor plus many of his friends and enemies. Inside this festive book of Doctor Who stories, you’ll find timey-wimey mysteries, travels in the TARDIS, monster-chasing excitement and plenty of Christmas magic. Find out what happens when the Third Doctor meets Jackie Tyler, the Seventh Doctor and Ace encounter an alien at Macy’s department store, and the N... + Read More
A new illustrated episode guide, showcasing the best of the beloved British sci-fi classic, Doctor Who. Profiling 100 of the most beloved episodes since the show first broadcast in 1963, this book is filled with original art from fan artists and professional artists alike, as well as in-depth episode information. Spanning from the era of the First Doctor to the Twelfth, this stunning book is a must-have Doctor Who keepsake and guide.
“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. Told with Beatrix Potter’s trademark dry humour and wry observations, this brilliant tale is sure to become as popular as her orig... + Read More
Series: In A MinuteHardcoverHere Designs9780241312063$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 28, 2017
What can you do in a minute? Take the 60-second challenge! Clever, witty and beautifully designed, this book will inspire and entertain young children everywhere.What can you do in a minute? Blink 20 times? Do 77 star jumps? Or hoover up 24 ants, if you’re a hungry anteater! In a Minute is a clever way to think about time. With engaging contemporary illustrations, revealing flaps and irresistable challenges for inquisitive minds, this book encourages children to think about the world around them and ask Why? and How?
Series: Watership DownPaperbackRichard Adams9780141378947$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 17Dec 26, 2017
Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver’s sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver’s vision finally leads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challenge of all… Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival a... + Read More
The Ultimate Time and Space Collection contains three incredible hardback Doctor Who titles - The Doctionary, 100 Scariest Monsters and The Essential Guide to 50 Years of Doctor Who. Each book is packed with Doctor Who facts, history and episode info - covering the Doctor’s many adventures, companions, monsters, enemies and much more. All three books also contain stunning photography throughout. There’s so much to know about the Doctor and his travels…read it all in this ultimate collection of Doctor Who books!
In his travels across time and space, the Doctor has met hundreds of monsters - now, he’s created this handy spotter’s guide to the biggest, smallest, tallest, hungriest, smelliest and most dangerous creatures in the Whoniverse! In this fantastic companion guide to How To Be A Time Lord, the Twelfth Doctor reveals, in tips and doodles, everything you need to know about each dangerous monster, advice for battling them and how and when to make a speedy escape.
Series: Ultimate Fidget SpinnerTricks and ChallengesPaperbackPuffin9780241329283$10.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7Aug 22, 2017
This ultimate fidget spinner guide has over 80 step-by-step tricks and challenges to try with your fidget spinner! Impress your friends with loads of tips on improving your balance and spin skills, ways to convince teachers to let you use them in class, the Fidget Spinner Games and a whole lot more! Prove yourself to be the utimate spin master by challenging your friends to epic spin battles and record your results inside!
The original bestselling magical animal series, perfect for fans of Magic Animal Friends and Rainbow Magic. Flame is heir to the Lion throne but though powerful he is not yet strong enough to stand up to the evil uncle who is trying to claim the throne. Flame must hide in the human world as a kitten but can’t stay in any place for too long. Flame travels from place to place in various kitten guises using his own special brand of magic to help children who need it along the way… Lisa isn’t happy that she has to stay with her aunt in the countr... + Read More
Series: Billy and the MinpinsHardcoverRoald Dahl9780141377506$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Oct 24, 2017
A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME. Pre-order now to complete your collection in time for Roald Dahl Day, September 2017. Billy’s mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that’s exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast? From Matilda to Cha... + Read More