Series: Baby on BoardHardcoverAllan Ahlberg9780141366791$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Sep 25, 2018
Once, many years ago, there was a baby, in his pram, with his sisters and their sandwiches and lemonade and toys… From master storyteller Allan Ahlberg, this is a beautifully told lyrical adventure about a baby, a hardy trio of toys and their adventure on the high seas! Stunningly illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, this is lovely book for little and big readers alike. The perfect addition to any nursery bookshelf, to be enjoyed over and over again.
Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Doctor Who: Tales of Terror read by Sophie Aldred, Adjoa Andoh, Rachael Stirling, David Bailie and Derek Jacobi. A new spine-chilling 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 ... + Read More
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Doctor Who: The Day She Save the Doctor, written by Jenny Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, Dorothy Koomson and Susan Calman, read by Yasmin Paige, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Catrin Stewart and Rachael Stirling. A companion: explores time and space with the Doctor, gets into trouble with the Doctor, fights enemies with the Doctor…And - more often than not - has to save his life. Here are four fantastic new adventures with the Doctor, starring Rose, Sarah-Jane, Clara and Bill. Publishing on International Women’s ... + Read More
Learn your 1, 2, 3 across the stars, with the help of the Doctor and friends! One Doctor. Two Hearts. Three Knocks. Four Daleks…A Doctor Who counting book with a timey-wimey twist on every page! Featuring Doctors, companions and monsters both past and present, kids of all ages will love this Doctor Who numbers book. In the wonderful style of T is for Tardis, this includes stunning original illustrations, in a retro style, on every page.
Far, far away over the high, high mountains in an old castle wall, in a tiny, tiny hole there lives a little mouse called George. He’s very small and rather timid and he can be a bit clumsy too. In fact, poor George is so hopeless that he can’t even make lunch without burning his cheese on toast! But when a huge and terrifying dragon attacks the castle, George springs into action! Because as fans of George and the Dragon know only too well, George has a very special talent… This stunning new edition is perfect for new readers, as well as fans ... + Read More
Series: Go Jetters: Go Geographic!Activities + Stickers = a world of fun!Novelty bookLadybird9780241351451$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Oct 23, 2018
Become a cadet at the Go Jetters’ Academy and find out all about the world around you. Lars, Xuli, Kyan and Foz, along with their teacher, Ubercorn, introduce everyday geography for little learners. Explore mountains, rivers and deserts; find out all about the weather; compare the town and the countryside; create your own maps and much much more.
Series: The Jungle BookCD-AudioRudyard Kipling9780241346488$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Sep 25, 2018
Penguin presents the audio edition of A Puffin Classic: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, read by Rhashan Stone. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant’s secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli’s extraordinary journey with his animal friends.
Is it a pot, a dog, a flowery frog? It’s up to you! Making Faces lets children unleash their creativity by transforming objects into silly faces. Sourced from the V&A’s vast collection, and packed with hundreds of stickers, this is a fun sticker activity book that lets children laugh as they learn.
When Molly wakes up in the middle of the night, she hears the sound of a step on the stairs. It could be a crocodile creeping up to catch her…Or a giant giraffe outside on the landing…Or an enormous elephant turning the doorknob and opening the door…Or even a night monster come to gobble her up… But when Molly surprises the tiptoeing beast, she gets an even bigger surprise of her own! This edition is a beautiful reissue of a children’s modern classic.
Series: Roald Dahl's 123Counting Board BookBoard bookRoald Dahl9780241330364$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Sep 25, 2018
*Learn to count with Roald Dahl, the world’s NUMBER ONE storyteller!* Introduce titchy toddlers to the magical world of Dahl with this BRAND NEW board book Roald Dahl’s 123, teaching the littlest readers how to count with the help of the Enormous Crocodile and his snappy jaws! With beautiful, bright, colourful illustrations from Quentin Blake, plus a lift the flap surprise at the end, this is the perfect first baby book for all budding Dahl fans. Keep an eye out for Roald Dahl’s Opposites too!
Series: Roald Dahl's OppositesBoard bookRoald Dahl9780241330555$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Sep 25, 2018
Learn your opposites with Roald Dahl’s Opposites, from the world’s NUMBER ONE storyteller (and with a little help from the Enormous Crocodile too…) Busy little hands can lift the flaps to discover the opposites with iconic illustrations of Dahl’s much loved characters from the one and only, Quentin Blake. This sturdy board book is the perfect first baby book to introduce titchy toddlers to the world of Roald Dahl. And keep an eye out for Roald Dahl’s 123!
Series: Sing-along Nursery RhymesCD and Board BookUndefinedLadybird9780241344682$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Sep 25, 2018
An illustrated compilation of 14 classic nursery rhymes. This chunky board book format is perfect for little ones, together with an audio CD so they can join in with every rhyme. Includes old favourites, actions rhymes, number rhymes, bedtime rhymes and many more. Track listing: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Ten Green Bottles The Wheels on the Bus The Grand Old Duke of York Miss Polly Had a Dolly Row, Row, Row Your Boat Incy Wincy Spider Three Blind Mice Hush-a-Bye, Baby Five Little Ducks Peter Piper Two Little Dicky Birds One, Two, Three, Four, Fiv... + Read More
Series: MOOMINTales From MoominvalleyPaperbackTove Jansson9780241344545$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 9Mar 26, 2019
If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Moomintroll thinks he does, but when he takes his new-found pet home, things don’t quite work out as planned. And suppose Too-ticky brought you an invisible child, would you know how to make her visible again? Meet new and delightful characters and re-encounter old friends, such as Snufkin and Little My in this entertaining collection of nine stories about the trials and tribulations of the inhabitants of Moominvalley. There are some new characters to meet,... + Read More
Series: Twelve NightsPaperbackAndrew Zurcher9780241332948$20.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Sep 25, 2018
Kay’s father is working late - as usual. Fed up, her mother bundles her daughters into the car and drives to her husband’s Cambridge college to collect him herself. But when they arrive, the staff claim that nobody by his name has ever worked there…Kay is puzzled by her mother’s reaction - silent tears, not anger and confusion. And what is even more puzzling is the card on her pillow when they return home:Will O. de Wisp, Gent. F.H.S.P. and Phillip R. T. Gibbet, Gent. F.H.S.P. K.Bith. REMOVALS.That night, Kay is woken by voices at her window: t... + Read More
This vibrant mini-hardback explores the life and dress of Frida Kahlo and is filled with Mexican-influenced patterns, photographs of key people and illustrations of her wardrobe. Kahlo has inspired many with her fashion, art and life, and this beautiful book considers what made her so unique.
It’s winter in Moominvalley and Moomintroll and his family are getting ready for the Long Winter Sleep. But as the first flakes of snow fall, they receive an exciting invitation to the Ice Festival. Will they be brave enough to venture out now winter is here?
It’s winter in Moominvalley and Moomintroll and his family are getting ready for the Long Winter Sleep. But as the first flakes of snow fall, they receive an exciting invitation to the Ice Festival. Will they be brave enough to venture out now winter is here?
Peter can’t sleep. He’s too big for his bedroom with his sisters, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail. But is he big enough for his own room? This is the fourth title in a new series of board book stories for the very young set in Peter Rabbit’s world. The simple tales mirror important early experiences and emotions of young children through the eyes of Beatrix Potter’s most well-loved characters, while Eleanor Taylor’s illustrations are filled with charm, warmth and humour.
Series: Billy and the MinpinsPaperbackRoald Dahl9780141377520$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 9Oct 23, 2018
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
Penguin presents the CD edition of First Prize for the Worst Witch by Jill Murphy. Accident-prone Mildred Hubble is the Worst Witch at Miss Cackle’s Academy. She’s always getting her spells wrong and landing herself in trouble. But Mildred is in the last term of Fourth Year and determined to prove that she’s not as useless as everyone thinks - could it be First Prize for the worst witch after all? The Worst Witch is back - and it’s as subtly feminist as ever - New Statesman
Penguin presents Happy Families: The Collection by Allan Ahlberg. An audio collection of the beloved Happy Families books by Allan Ahlberg.
Series: Ladybird DictionaryPaperbackLadybird9780241336106$14.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Oct 30, 2018
Ladybird Dictionary will help young learners aged 4-11 to find and understand words in English. This engaging dictionary is informed by the Cambridge Young Learners wordlists, and features an introduction on how to use the dictionary, an A-Z section, and a picture dictionary at the back, which groups words that are useful to learn together. With beautiful illustrations, and simple definitions written by ELT experts, this dictionary helps children improve their English vocabulary. The words in the dictionary are informed by the CEFR and Cambri... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 3 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using comparative and superlative adje... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 1 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the present simple tense, simple ... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 2 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the past s... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 4 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the past continuous tense, the p... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 5 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the present perfect simple tense,... + Read More
Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 6 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the present perfect tense, report... + Read More
There’s a competition going on in Matchstick Jungle…but which monkey will win? Little ones will love this first adventure from the team behind the hugely popular, award-winning Matchstick Monkey teether toys. With bold illustration and colourful glitter finger-trails on every page that are perfect for little hands, this tactile board book is ideal for teaching about colours, as well as developing hand-eye coordination and pre-writing skills. Follow the monkeys as they swing, sway and loop the loop in this first Matchstick Monkey adventure!
Series: Princess in PracticeHardcoverConnie Glynn9780141379869$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Oct 30, 2018
Lottie and Ellie are back! Head back to Rosewood Hall with your two favourite princesses in the sequel to Undercover Princess!—————As they return to Rosewood after the dramatic events of their first year, Lottie and Ellie are hoping for a peaceful term. But strange things are happening at Rosewood. Pupils are being poisoned. Is the threat of secret organisation Leviathan growing closer? Lottie and Ellie are determined to find the culprit; but danger could be closer than they think…—————Praise for Undercover Princess: ’With a fake prince... + Read More
Series: Princess in PracticePaperbackConnie Glynn9780241334454$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Oct 30, 2018
Lottie Pumpkin is an ordinary girl who longs to be a princess, attending Rosewood Hall on a scholarship.Ellie Wolf is a princess who longs to be ordinary, attending Rosewood Hall to avoid her royal duties in the kingdom of Maradova.When fate puts the two fourteen-year-olds in the same dorm, it seems like a natural solution to swap identities: after all, everyone mistakenly believes Lottie to be the princess anyway.Now in their second year at Rosewood, Lottie is still assuming Ellie’s royal responsibilities. But it seems like someone is on to th... + Read More
Series: The Shadow GuestsPaperbackJoan Aiken9780241337363$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 30, 2018
A lonely boy haunted by an ancient family curse, The Shadow Guests is a classic supernatural mystery from the master-storyteller, Joan Aiken. After the strange disappearance of his mother and older brother, Cosmo is sent from Australia to live with his cousin in England. Lost and lonely at his new school, Cosmo escapes at weekends to the peace of his cousin’s ancient mill house, and the shadowy companions only he can see. When he learns about the family curse, he realises his ghostly visitors from the past have a message for him - but are thes... + Read More
’Rabbits are always very uppity during the Christmas season, and Peter Rabbit was no exception.’ Emma Thompson continues the adventures of Peter Rabbit in this board book edition of a super new Christmas tale. It is almost Christmas and Peter Rabbit cannot contain his excitement. After he upsets yet another bowl of mincemeat, Mrs Rabbit sends Peter on an errand. He bumps into his cousin, Benjamin Bunny, and a feathered friend who makes an alarming announcement which throws Benjamin and Peter together in a race against time and the scary McGre... + 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!
Series: Father ChristmasHardcoverRaymond Briggs9780241351536$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Nov 27, 2018
“BLOOMING CHRISTMAS, HERE AGAIN!” Raymond Briggs’s hilarious comic strip picture book has amused generations of children, telling the story of grumpy Father Christmas making his rounds on the busiest night of the year. Now reissued in a mini hardback gift edition, perfect for slipping into a Christmas stocking…
Peter Rabbit is back…and he’s as mischievous and playful as ever. This charming collection draws together Emma Thompson’s three new Peter Rabbit adventures: The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit, and The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit. Full of adventure, life and charm, these new tales are a respectful addition to the legendary world of Beatrix Potter. Discover if Peter will find his way home from a great adventure; if he can outwit Mr. McGregor and save a Christmas turkey; and if he can enjoy all the fun of a... + Read More
An illustrated compilation that includes both classic Christmas carols and fun Christmas songs. This chunky board book format is perfect for little ones, together with an audio CD so they can join in with every song. Includes Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jingle Bells, Away in a Manger and many more!
Series: Meg's ChristmasPaperbackDavid Walser Pienkowski9780241357071$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Nov 27, 2018
Oh no! A flood means that Christmas is looking doomed! Enter a spell, a surprise stay in a castle and a party to plan for - will Meg, Mog and Owl make it home for a very special Christmas Day? Jan Pienkowski’s bold, colourful artwork and instantly recognisable characters make this festive adventure for our favourite witch into a fun and satisfying read for the very young onwards.
A wintry tale based on Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Mr Tod. This fresh imagining takes some of the most-loved Beatrix Potter characters on a seasonal adventure through a snowy forest. In this tale of mischief and bravery, will Peter and Benjamin save the day - and watch out for Mr Tod and Tommy Brock? A seasonal story that is perfect for a winter’s night, in a beautifully-designed gift edition. This festive book is the perfect present for little ones this winter!
Written specifically for bedtime, this story is full of magic, big paws, fluffy fur and little claws! Weaving a journey from lively beginning to gentle end, the 10 minute countdown to bed is at the heart of this enchanting story. But will Belch the monster get to bed on time? This beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect length for sending little ones off to sleep.
Penguin presents Ladybird Christmas Treasury. This magical Ladybird treasury of traditional and modern Christmas tales creates festive wonder for young children. Also available: Ladybird Bedtime Tales and Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales
Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Midwinter Tales from Moominvalley by Tove Jansson, read by Hugh Dennis. Moominvalley in November Winter is approaching, and the Fillyjonk, the Hemulen, Toft and others have travelled far and wide to visit Moominvalley to see the Moomins. But when they arrive, they discover the Moomins are nowhere to be seen. As they settle in to wait for their return, they start to realize that not everything is as it seems. Moominland Midwinter The Moomins sleep through the winter. Or they did, until one day when Moo... + Read More
Series: Watership DownPaperbackRichard Adams9780141378947$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 17Dec 25, 2018
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
Series: Hortense and the ShadowPaperbackNatalia O'Hara9780241330197$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Sep 25, 2018
“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.
Duggee and the Squirrels have made a very special new friend - a stick! Join them in this fun collection of puzzles and sticky stickers for stick fans everywhere. This stickiest of sticker books also includes sticky stick stickers for making and decorating sticks of your very own! Hey Duggee is a BAFTA and Emmy-winning CBeebies animation about a big dog, a gang of little Squirrels, and a lot of Duggee Hugs. A-woof!
Series: Undercover PrincessPaperbackConnie Glynn9780141379890$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 17Sep 25, 2018
Loved The Princess Diaries, Once Upon a Time and Girl Online? Then you’ll love Undercover Princess! Lottie Pumpkin is an ordinary girl who longs to be a princess, attending Rosewood Hall on a scholarship. Ellie Wolf is a princess who longs to be ordinary, attending Rosewood Hall to avoid her royal duties in the kingdom of Maradova. When fate puts the two fourteen-year-olds in the same dorm, it seems like a natural solution to swap identities: after all, everyone mistakenly believes Lottie to be the princess anyway. But someone’s on to thei... + Read More
Series: The Railway ChildrenCD-AudioE Nesbit9780241346402$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Sep 25, 2018
Penguin presents the audio CD edition of The Railway Children by E. Nesbit, read by Jenny Agutter. When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father.... + Read More
Series: Peter PanHardcoverJ.M. Barrie9780241359921$20.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 23, 2018
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland - the island where the lost boys play. Magic and mischief is in the air but if villainous Captain Hook has his way, before long someone will be swimming with the crocodiles… This special Puffin Classics edition brings together two of the most inspirational collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - the works of Arts and Crafts pioneer William Morris and the literature of Charles Dickens. Illustrator Liz Catchpole has selected... + Read More
Find the Doctor. Save the universe. A Doctor Who Annual with a difference. This year, you’ll be taken on an incredible journey - the Thirteenth Doctor is missing, and it’s up to you to find her! Take on fiendish puzzles, quizzes and games as you meet some old Doctor Who faces along the way. Completed your mission? Then you’ll be granted incredible insight into the Thirteenth Doctor and her first journey in time and space. There will be an all-new TARDIS to explore, alien tech to examine (with a brand-new sonic screwdriver) and monsters to def... + Read More
The perfect bedtime book to calm your own sleepy unicorns! Full of magic, sparkle and rainbows (and one naughty unicorn), little readers will love this calming tale before bed. It’s bedtime, but one lively little unicorn can’t quite settle down and go to sleep! As her dad counts down the minutes to bed, what mischief can she get into? Finishing on a gentle end, it’s the perfect bedtime tale. Also coming soon: Ten Minutes to Bed: Little Monster
Series: FrankensteinPaperbackMary Shelley9780241321645$16.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Sep 25, 2018
With an introduction from Haifaa al-Mansour, director of Mary Shelley. There is something in my soul, which I do not understand. Written by a teenage girl, Frankenstein is one of literature’s greatest Gothic horror stories. Now with a striking new cover, discover one of the books considered to be a pioneer of YA.——- Victor Frankenstein has made a terrible mistake. In his desperate pursuit to create life, he has created a monster. A monster which, abandoned by his master and shunned by everyone it meets, follows Dr Frankenstein to the ve... + Read More
Series: Brother in the LandPaperbackRobert Swindells9780241331231$16.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Oct 30, 2018
An ’After-the-Bomb’ story told by teenage Danny, one of the survivors - one of the unlucky ones. Set in Shipley, an ordinary town in the north of England, this is a powerful portrayal of a world that has broken down. Danny not only has to cope in a world of lawlessness and gang warfare, but he has to protect and look after his little brother, Ben, and a girl called Kim. Is there any hope left for a new world?
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ is the first book in Sue Townsend’s brilliantly funny Adrian Mole series, reissued in Penguin’s ORIGINALS collection of iconic teen fiction. Friday January 2nd I felt rotten today. It’s my mother’s fault for singing ’My Way’ at two o’clock in the morning at the top of the stairs. Just my luck to have a mother like her. There is a chance my parents could be alcoholics. Next year I could be in a children’s home. Meet Adrian Mole, a hapless teenager providing an unabashed, pimples-and-all glimpse into... + Read More
Series: The SnowmanBoard bookRaymond Briggs9780241367476$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3Nov 27, 2018
Everyone’s favourite snowman, with a sparkly glitter cover and introduction by Raymond Briggs. One winter’s night, a snowman comes to life and an unforgettable adventure begins. Raymond Briggs’ favourite classic is a true piece of Christmas magic - narrated entirely through pictures, it captures the wonder and innocence of childhood and is now recognised throughout the world. In 2012 the 30th anniversary of The Snowman was celebrated with a brand new half-hour animation The Snowman and the Snowdog. It introduced a new adorable character, can ... + Read More
Series: The Queen BanditHardcoverNatalia O'Hara9780141374031$22.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7Nov 27, 2018
“O Bandit Queen!” the bandits cried. “Little horror! Poison weed! We’ll give you everything a queen could ever need…” The bandits give their queen treasure, tigers, mischief and mayhem. But sometimes a little girl needs something more… A book about finding family in unexpected places, from the creators of Hortense and the Shadow.
Series: Goodnight, Max the BraveBoard bookEd Vere9780241366103$14.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 27, 2018
Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller! Witty and heart-warming, stylish and beautifully illustrated, Max the Brave is now ready for a nighttime adventure. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It’s way past Max’s bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight… Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can’t find the moon to say goodnight to, he sets out to find it. But that’s not as easy as Max had hoped…
Series: A Vicarage FamilyImperial War Museum Anniversary EditionHardcoverNoel Streatfeild9780241352625$20.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Nov 27, 2018
Part of a stunning new design partnership between Puffin and the Imperial War Museum, this is a charming novel from the bestselling author of Ballet Shoes, featuring a special foreword from Dame Jacqueline Wilson. Once there were three little girls. Isobel, the eldest, was pretty, gentle and artistic; Louise the youngest, was sweet and talented - and then there was Vicky, ’the plain one’, the awkward and rebellious one who didn’t fit in at school or at home. Growing up in a big family Vicky feels overlooked, but gradually begins to realize tha... + Read More
Series: Funky ChickensPaperbackBenjamin Zephaniah9780241354568$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Nov 27, 2018
A wonderfully irreverent collection of poetry for children and young people touching on anything from vegetables to the Queen and from sewage to the sun. There’s plenty of humour as well as poems on racism, pollution and the murder of a cat.