Moving to a new area and a new school, Louis is horrified to discover his parents changing into ultra-competitive parents, wanting him and his younger brother to get straight at school and join all sorts of after-school clubs and activities. Suddenly Louis's life is no longer his own - until he meets Maddy, who claims to have trained her parents to ignore her- But does Louis really want to be ignored? A truly contemporary tale with characters kids will recognize instantly! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780440872009• Age: 9 to 12 Years• Author: Pete Johnson• Publisher: Random House• Format: Paperback• Pages: 200• Dimensions: 19.5 x 13 x 1.5cm
For brave explorers and fearless bear-hunters, enjoy this chant-along children’s classic!We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For a quarter of a century, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning favourite. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest? Michael Rosen’s timeless classic, lovingly illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, is nearing its thirtieth anniversary. Having first appeared in print in 1989, it has since become an essential feature on any child’s first bookcase. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781406375947• Format: Paperback• Author: Michael Rosen• Pages: 36• Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.7 x 2.1cm
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Cut-throat Celts, including why weird Celt warriors fought with no clothes on, how to preserve your enemy's brain and why the Celts laughed at funerals. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. It's all about History with all the nasty bits left in! Ideal for: This book is perfect for all young history fanatics. This book has 140 pages and measures: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1cm
This is the story of Mrs Large the elephant – who just needs five minutes of peace and quiet away from her boisterous children! So, taking refuge in the bathroom, she fills herself a hot, foamy bubble bath and takes in a tray of her favourite breakfast and the morning paper. But there’s never a dull moment with the Larges, and it soon becomes clear that mum's quiet time is to be very short-lived! Family life is beautifully observed in this warm and funny modern classic from Jill Murphy, one of Britain's most treasured author-illustrators. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781844285396 • Author: Jill Murphy • Publisher: Walker Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 28.2 x 23.8 x 0.4cm
Are you ready for a day at the zoo? There are lots of amazing animals, waiting to have fun with you! A retelling of At the Zoo by William Thackeray. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781789582673• Author: Amber Lily• Publisher: Imagine That• Format: Paperback• Pages: 32• Dimensions: 25.5 x 25.5 x 0.5cm
This is the classic Harry story: Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs Harry finds some dusty plastic dinosaurs in Nan's attic. He cleans them, finds out their names and takes them everywhere - until, one day, the dinosaurs get lost! The lost property man gets a surprise when Harry proves the dinosaurs are his by calling them over to him. Ideal for: This wonderfully coloured book is perfect for all Harry and the Dinosaurs fans.
It's summer and Little Nutbrown Hare learns about all the different colours there are ? the red of the berries, the green of the leaves, the blue of the sky...but can he guess what the loveliest colour of all is? An enchanting summer themed book that is perfect for sharing with little ones any time of the year. This paperback book has 16 pages and measures: 24.5 x 21.5 x 0.3cm.
A tender tale to remind the youngest of children that Mommy always comes back. “I want my mommy “ Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781406359060 • Author: Martin Waddell • Publisher: Walker Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 28.0 x 0.4cm
Details:The animals are settling down for the night when a shooting star falls into the zoo. Little Star is desperate to get back home, but who will help her? One by one, each of the animals offers to help Little Star, but none of them are tall enough to reach the sky. Finally Ant comes forward. Together with all of her friends and family, Ant makes a tower tall enough to get Little Star home. Their work done, the animals finally go to sleep. High above them, Little Star twinkles like a diamond in the sky. Ideal for:This storytime title is perfect for teaching children the value of teamwork. A wonderful story for parent and child to enjoy together. This paperback book has 24 pages and measures: 27.5 x 25 x 0.3cm.
Details:Mummy and Daddy Bear reassure their three little bears that each is equally special. But the little bears start to wonder: do their differences mean one is loved less? After some love and affection, the bears are satisfied that they really are all their parents' favourites!Ideal for:An enchanting story that will make a beautiful gift for young children.This paperback book has 32 pages and measures: 23 x 26 x 0.3cm.
It's Mr Large's birthday and Mrs Large has prepared him a meal, as they're going to celebrate with a quiet night in. But as usual in the Large household, things don't go to plan, and Mr and Mrs Large fall asleep on the sofa! So the little Larges sneak off to bed with all the lovingly prepared food... Product Information: • ISBN: 9781844285273 • Author: Jill Murphy • Publisher: Walker Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 21.5 x 26 x 0.4cm
Book two in a hilarious new series featuring one boy and a little dragon with an oversized appetite for adventure. Eric finally succumbs to Pan’s demands and agrees to take the Mini-Dragon to school with him. But Eric gets more trouble than he bargained for when nightmare neighbour Toby switches his backpack with Eric’s and dragon-naps Pan! Now Eric must dash across town to Toby’s posh school and swap them back before his snappy secret is out! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781847156761 • Author: Tom Nicoll, Sarah Horne • Publisher: Stripes Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 17.7 x 12.5 x 1.2 cm
Nicholas Frith has always considered himself to be about as lucky as the average boy. But while on holiday with his mum, Nicholas accidentally disturbs an ancient tomb and everything changes. Nicholas falls under an ancient curse and suddenly, bad things happen to everyone else around him. Forced to move from school to school, Nicholas loses hope of ever lifting the curse or ever finding someone who will risk being his friend. But one day he meets Fiona - the one person who is prepared to take that risk . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241539149 • Author: Andrew Norriss • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.71 x 12.93 x 0.97 cm
Connor thinks he can rule the classroom and be as mean as he wants, when he dresses up as a king. However, he will soon learn that kindness brings far greater rewards! Join Connor and his classmates in Miss Clayton's and let your young children learn to manage their own behaviour. Product Information: ISBN: 9781789472578 Author: Jordan Collins Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Dimensions: 26.5 x 26 x 0.3cm
No one is safe when Little Rabbit Foo Foo rides through the forest - he's wild, he's wicked, he wants to bop everyone on the head. Copy the actions...play the game as you read. This book is a perfect riot, for rabbits and young readers alike. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780744598001 • Author: Michael Rosen • Publisher: Walker Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 26 x 0.3 x 21.5 cm
Mr an Mrs Large are going to the office dinner-dance but will their children let them get there in one piece? The perfect read for you and your little one at story-time! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781844285341 • Author: Jill Murphy • Publisher: Walker Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 30 • Dimensions: 21.4 x 26 x 0.3cm
Harry and his dinosaurs love birthday parties, so Harry's disappointed when big sister, Sam, says she's going to one - alone. Not only is it Mr Oakley's birthday, but Harry finds out that it's the dinosaurs' one hundred millionth birthday too! Harry decides to throw a surprise birthday party and soon even Sam helps to make the party treats. Mum invites Mr Oakley over and he is very surprised when he arrives; in fact, everyone agrees that it's the best birthday party ever! The perfect children's book to bring a smile at storytime. This paperback book has 32 pages and measures 21.1 x 0.3 x 24.7cm
Peter, Lily and Benjamin are the very best of friends. Surely nothing can change that... Benjamin thinks Lily is amazing - she knows EVERYTHING! Lily promises to teach Benjamin about nature and they set off on a nature walk together. Peter is bored - he wants to go on an ADVENTURE, but his friends are more interested in leaves and bugs - and feeling left out, he sets off on a radish raid in Mr McGregor's garden. But suddenly Benjamin and Lily are in trouble. It's time for Peter to prove he's a true friend and leap to the rescue! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241395158• Author: Puffin• Publisher: Puffin• Format: Paperback• Pages: 32• Dimensions: 20.5 x 20.5 x 0.5cm
When orphans Ben and Jennet arrive in the seaside town of Whitby to stay with Alice Boston, they have no idea what to expect. A lively 92-year-old, Miss Boston is unlike any other foster mother they’ve known. Ben is gifted with ‘the sight’, which gives him the power to see things invisible to other mortals. He soon encounters the mysterious fisher folk who live under the cliffs and discovers that Alice and her friends are not quite what they seem . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008495893 • Author: Robin Jarvis • Publisher: Egmont • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.1 cm
On the edge of the deep wood lives an old hare. Every day he walks in the wood to visit his friend, Little Robin, and listen to her bright, cheerful songs. But when one winter night a terrible storm rips through the trees, Robin goes missing. Hare is sure that Robin is lost forever... Product Information: • ISBN: 9781848694880 • Author: Elizabeth Baguley • Publisher: Little Tiger Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32