Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote. Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she may never be allowed to follow her older brother to university. Enraged that she is expected to marry her childhood sweetheart rather than be educated, she joins the Suffragettes, and vows to pay the ultimate price for women’s freedom. May is fifteen, and already sworn to the cause, though she and her fe... + Read More
Series: It Wasn't Me!PaperbackMichael Bond9780552572538$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 9Jun 26, 2018
Imagine swallowing a computer chip and becoming a living computer… Imagine almost burning down your school… Imagine being Harry Manners. He is a very unusual boy. His family don’t understand him. His teachers wish he would stop daydreaming. But he thinks he’s doing just fine, as long as he has a stash of Max Masters comics to read and his imaginary pet pig Monty to take for a walk…
Series: Wonder Goal!PaperbackMichael Foreman9781783446582$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Jun 26, 2018
This winning new story is sure to score with soccer fans.Like many children the world over, a small boy dreams of winning the World Cup of soccer. But in the meantime, scoring the perfect, time-stopping goal would be just fine. And once you’ve done that, who knows what the future might hold?
Series: Alfie and DadPaperbackShirley Hughes9781782956914$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jun 26, 2018
Join Alfie and Dad as they spend time together in this wonderful collection of stories from the award-winning Shirley Hughes.Alfie’s dad is always there for Alfie and Annie Rose. He’s there to reassure Alfie during a restless night; he’s there to find Alfie’s favourite toy Flumbo when he gets left on the bus; and most of all he loves spending time with his children and they love spending time with him!Celebrating that special relationship between children and their dads.
What did the ref say to the chicken who tripped a defender? Fowl! Why was the footballer upset on his birthday? He got a red card! These and many more howlers to make you laugh no matter how your team is doing!
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Criminals beware! Damian has stumbled onto a new case at the local football ground. Someone is selling forged tickets and it’s up to our hero to find the culprit. After several false starts, the only evidence is a photo taken by a classmate. Damian realises it’s vital to get that photo if he is to solve the crime and kick out the criminal for good. Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Criminals beware! Damian Drooth is electrified to hear the Headmaster tell everyone off about graffiti in one of the school toilets. He immediately wants to catch the culprit, but what he isn’t expecting is to be accused of the crime himself! Can this brilliant mind clear his name and find the real vandal? Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Series: The BrockenspectrePaperbackLinda Newbery9780440871149$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 9Jun 26, 2018
Tomas wants to be like his father – strong, brave and fearless. Pappi is a mountain guide, often away from home. He has taught Tomas to love the mountains, but also to fear their dangers – the winds and blizzards, the treacherous paths, the giddying slopes. Above all, Tomas fears the Brockenspectre – a huge, shadowy creature that lives alone in the heights, waiting for unwary climbers. Its looming figure haunts his thoughts and his dreams. When Pappi goes out one day and fails to return, Tomas knows it’s up to him to search – up on the high m... + Read More
Series: Get That Ball!HardcoverJudy Corbalis9781783441693$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jun 26, 2018
Tom and his gran are playing penalty shoot-out when things go wrong and the ball escapes…Now, wherever it leads them, from the park to the highstreet and beyond to the depths of the ocean and way up high in the sky, Tom and Gran must “Get that ball!”
The Little Princess is jealous – all her friends’ dads can do amazing things. The Cook bakes delicious cakes: the King burns buns. The Gardener takes his daughter on adventure-walks through the forest: the King gets lost on his way to bed. When the Maid volunteers to do these things with the Little Princess, it looks like her problems are over. But what if she has more in common with her dad than she realises?
Series: Our KidPaperbackTony Ross9781783445882$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jun 26, 2018
“Go straightly to school, Our Kid,” said Dad. But unless a fish-driven submarine, dinopirates and an elephant ride are the fastest way to school, Our Kid is not doing too well. This tour-de-force from he legendary Tony Ross takes you on a journey to school like no other, and shows that sometimes the oddballs (especially of the goat variety) win the day!
Spangles McNasty is a right horrid scallywag who likes to do yucky things like eat cold chips out of bins and fart in libraries. So it’s no surprise that when the legendarily famous and very sparkly Diamond Skull pirate hat comes to Bitterly Bay Museum, Spangles and his best mate Sausage-face Pete want to get their thieving fingers on it. But they haven’t reckoned on local boy and all-round good egg Freddie Taylor and his cunning plan to mix things up with a clever hat trick…Laugh-out-loud silliness with zany pictures from Chris Mould make this... + Read More
Series: The Tickle TestPaperbackKathryn White9781783445899$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Jun 26, 2018
Could you pass the test to join the Tickle Squad? One brave mouse is willing to give it a go! It’s easy to tickle a giraffe and fun to tickle a bear. An octopus is trickier (underwater with all those arms) but tickling a crocodile is the hardest one – with all those sharp teeth! This is a ticklish tale that children will love.
Series: Rose RiversHardcoverJacqueline Wilson9780857535160$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Jun 26, 2018
A wonderful new story about friendship against the odds, starring old friends and new from the much-beloved Victorian world of Hetty Feather. As the daughter of a wealthy artist, Rose Rivers and her siblings are used to a comfortable life in a beautiful home, with lots of servants to look after them. But Rose feels something is missing. Everything changes when Clover Moon comes to work at Rose’s home…Could a new friend, found in the most unexpected of places, be just what Rose is looking for? Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose River... + Read More
Series: Rose RiversPaperbackJacqueline Wilson9780857535184$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Jun 26, 2018
A wonderful new story of friendship against the odds, set in the Victorian world of the much-loved Hetty Feather. Rose Rivers is the daughter of a wealthy artist and lives in luxury in a beautiful home with her siblings. But despite her comfortable life, something is missing - could a new friend be just what Rose is looking for? Beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Rose Rivers is a brilliant new addition to Hetty Feather’s world, by the award-winning and bestselling Jacqueline Wilson.
Series: MIMI AND MOMONo More Kissing!PaperbackEmma Chichester Clark9781783445851$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jun 26, 2018
“I wish no one had invented kissing.” Momo doesn’t approve of kissing. He especially doesn’t like being kissed. So he sets out on a campaign to stop it. But then his brand new baby brother arrives. Can Momo work out what will stop him crying?
Series: Little LiarPaperbackJulia Gray9781783446919$16.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Jul 24, 2018
Nora has lied about many things. But has she told her most dangerous lie of all?There’s a new art assistant at Nora’s school, and he’s crossed a line. Nora decides to teach him a lesson he won’t forget.But not everything goes quite to plan, and Nora needs an escape. She befriends the rich and talented Bel, who longs for a part in a remake of a famous film. Bel is unpredictable, jealous and crazy, but she opens up a new world for Nora, and that makes her irresistible. As events start to spin wildly out of control, Nora must decide where her loya... + Read More
Series: ELMERElmer's ColoursBoard bookDavid McKee9781783446094$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Aug 28, 2018
Whatever the weather, Elmer still has fun. He splashes in the puddles when it rains and has snowball fights with his friends when it snows. He loves the cluods that look like things made of cotton wool, and when the sun is out he wears some crazy dark glasses! never gets very far before falling fast asleep! A charming book of weather for very young children, featuring the endearing patchwork elephant, Elmer. Vibrant colours and simple rhyming text will attract many new Elmer fans.
Series: ElmerElmer's FriendsBoard bookDavid McKee9781783446070$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Aug 28, 2018
Spottiest, stripiest, tallest and longest… meet all of Elmer’s very best friends! This chunky board book with easy-grip toddler tabs on every page is perfect for the very youngest Elmer fans.
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Criminals beware! Damian is fascinated when the new girl at school says that her grandparents’ house is haunted. As the local specialist detective, it is up to Damian to solve the mystery! He agrees to spend a night in the house to see the ghostly figures for himself - but all is not what it seems… Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Criminals beware! Damian thinks it’s time to pass on his amazing detective skills. On an outing ot the library to teach his eager trainees how to look for criminals, they hit the jackpot: a suspicious-looking lady who is checking out a book called Loot. But what will happen when the kids try to apprehend their suspect? Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Series: Johnny and the DeadPaperbackTerry Pratchett9780552576772$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Jul 24, 2018
Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies… Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he’s got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They’re not going to take it lying down…especially since it’s Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they’re beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were…well…alive. Particularly if they break a few rules… The second book in the Johnny Maxwell ... + Read More
Pirate, doctor or famous explorer…Dress-up and decorate with over 200 stickers, plus play along with activities on every page. Super sticker fun for little royals with busy imaginations.
Series: Lucky BreakPaperbackRob Stevens9781783446575$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12Jul 24, 2018
Leon’s twin, Lenny, had the best imagination in the world. He could do a back flip from a standing start and tell rude jokes nonstop for hours. But a year ago Lenny died, and Leon’s family hasn’t been the same since.When a new boy, Arnold, starts at Leon’s school, he has no idea what to think: Arnold doesn’t understand jokes, sarcasm is lost on him and he can be completely blunt. Leon has never met anyone like Arnold before, and an unlikely friendship blossoms. Before long things start to get seriously bonkers, and the two boys are breaking win... + Read More
Series: EncountersPaperbackJason Wallace9781849396219$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12Jul 24, 2018
Zimbabwe, 1994. A group of children spot peculiar lights in the sky over the grounds of their school. From this moment on, six young people’s lives are changed forever. Gary hides the anguish he feels now his mum’s left, acting out in fury and hatred. Chloe has no words for the thing she fears most every day. Karl is the headmaster’s son, now fallen from grace. Tendai knows he can never live up to his grieving father’s ideals. And Sixpence watches all, knowing he’ll never be like these other children. All of them have seen something they can’t ... + Read More
Series: Tadpole's PromisePaperbackJeanne Willis9781783445868$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Aug 07, 2018
“Where the willow meets the water, a tadpole met a caterpillar. They gazed into each other’s tiny eyes and fell in love. ’Promise me that you will never change’, the caterpillar says.”And foolishly, the tadpole promises. But as the seasons pass and he matures, his legs grow, and then his arms - and what happens to his beautiful rainbow friend? As he sits on his lily pad, digesting the butterfly he has just eaten, he little realises that now he will never know!
Series: Jamal's JourneyPaperbackMichael Foreman9781783445912$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Aug 28, 2018
Jamal is a little camel so he must walk, walk, walk through the desert. One day he becomes separated from his friend, the boy, but a wise falcon helps to reunite them. They go on to explore the city and its exciting sights and sounds. A modern tale of friendship and adventure from the twice Greenaway Award-winning author/illustrator, Michael Foreman.
Series: Belinda BrownHardcoverDavid McKee9781783446179$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Aug 28, 2018
David McKee has created a new modern classic with the story of Belinda, a banana-obsessed young girl. Her whole family thinks it’s a phase, except for Grandma Brown: she worries, and worry is hard to keep down. She asks Belinda to give up her favourite fruit before she gets a banana-shaped body, but Belinda has other ideas.
Series: ELMERElmer's DayBoard bookDavid McKee9781783446087$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Aug 28, 2018
From dawn to dusk, with lots of food and fun between, join Elmer on his day! This chunky board book with easy-grip toddler tabs on every page is perfect for the very youngest Elmer fans.
Series: ELMERElmer's WeatherBoard bookDavid McKee9781783446063$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Aug 28, 2018
Whatever the weather, come rain or shine, Elmer loves to play! This chunky board book with easy-grip toddler tabs on every page is perfect for the very youngest Elmer fans.
Series: I Dare YouPaperbackReece Wykes9781783445929$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Aug 28, 2018
Two bored gorillas decide to play a game of dares. Eating dares. Who will end up the big-bellied winner, and who the sore-bellied loser? This dry, funny picture book debut is pitch perfect for children who love outsmarting their friends.
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