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When I Grow Up

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £12.99
This hugely exciting picture book collaboration by internationally celebrated musician-comedian Tim Minchin and award-winning illustrator Steve Antony is an absolute treat for all ages. Inspired by Tim Minchin's hit song WHEN I GROW UP from MATILDA THE MUSICAL, the book takes a humorous yet moving look at adult life from a child's perspective.

Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

Hardback, 05/04/2018, £17.99
A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.

Dangerous Book for Boys

Hardback, 05/06/2006, £20.00
If ever there were a book to make you switch off your television set, The Dangerous Book for Boys is it.

Dangerous Book of Heroes

Hardback, 01/05/2009, £20.00
From the co-author of the bestselling `The Dangerous Book for Boys', this is a book of heroes, new and old, known and sadly forgotten, now to be glorified as they ought to be.

Love from the Moomins

Hardback, 25/01/2018, £6.99

Women In Science

Hardback, 01/02/2018, £4.99

LEGO Women of NASA Space Heroes

Hardback, 01/02/2018, £4.99

This is a Poem that Heals Fish

Hardback, 15/03/2007, £12.99
Follows young Arthur as he ventures into his neighborhood to find out what a poem is.

Fingerprint Activities Christmas

Hardback, 01/10/2017, £9.99
This activity book with seven coloured ink pads is full of pictures to complete with festive fingerprinting, including decorating a Christmas tree and Christmas stockings, gingerbread men and wintry snow scenes. Simple instructions show how to use different fingers to make different shapes to print reindeer, birds, snowmen and lots more.

Incredible Cabinet of Wonders

Hardback, 01/10/2017, £15.99
Welcome to the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailors and archaeologists, have created their own themed cabinets and filled them with their favourite things. By peeking inside, kids can discover these 100 extraordinary objects and learn more about our planet's weird and wonderful history.

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Hardback, 14/11/2017, £14.99
The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers.

Secret Of The Ron Mor Skerry

Hardback, 24/10/2017, £9.99

Lucky Button

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £9.99

Elsie Piddock Skips in her Sleep

Hardback, 04/09/2000, £10.99
Originally published in 1937, "Little Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep" is the tale of a little girl who is so good at skipping that she can even outskip fairies. Her reward is a gift of great power that she uses against a very unpleasant landowner.

Through the Magic Mirror

5, 03/07/2000, £9.99
Toby is fed up. Fed up with books, fed up with toys, fed up with everything. But when he walks through the magic mirror, things are amazingly different. Toby can hardly believe his eyes.

Dogs of War

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £18.99
A bio-engineered weapon fights for its life and its right to life.

Little Prince

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £12.50
Written during World War II, The Little Prince tells of the friendship between the narrator, an aviator stranded in the Sahara desert, and a mysterious boy whom he encounters there.

Bad Mood and the Stick

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £11.99
Lemony Snicket's simply told story offers a refreshing, thoughtful, and hilarious look at the ways in which a bad mood wreaks havoc as it moves from person to person, leaving an unexpected trail of surprise in its wake: opportunities for laughter, forgiveness and even love.

Mirrorworld...Can you crack it

Hardback, 02/09/2004, £9.99
This title aims to be a fiendishly addictive adventure game.

Wizards of Once

Hardback, 19/09/2017, £12.99
From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites.

Potter's Boy

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £10.99
The first novel by acclaimed poet Tony Mitton (winner of the CLPE Poetry Award - the only award for published poetry for children in the UK). Potter's Boy is a moving and beautiful story about finding your true path in life.

Bad Dad

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £12.99
The new heart-warming and hilariously brilliant story from number one bestselling author David Walliams. Beautifully illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.


Hardback, 26/10/2017, £19.99

Three Cheers for Women!

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £12.99

Truth Pixie

Hardback, 18/10/2018, £9.99
A brand new story for younger readers from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould. It's Reasons to Stay Alive for children: helping kids to feel okay about who they are

Lost Magician

Hardback, 06/09/2018, £12.99
'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere.' The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy.

Watership Down: Classic Gift Edition with Ribbon

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £14.99
A beautiful new hardback gift edition of the beloved Richard Adams classic Watership Down - a Christmas gift in waiting

Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls

Hardback, 27/09/2018, £12.99


Hardback, 15/11/2018, £14.99
A stunning new picture book from Academy Award winner Shaun Tan - his most important book since The Arrival.

Skylarks' War

Hardback, 20/09/2018, £12.99
An evocative and heartbreaking novel of family and friendship in wartime from Hilary McKay, award-winning author of the Casson Family Chronicles.

Boy: His Stories and How They Came to Be

Hardback, 18/10/2018, £25.00
A spectacular collection of four much-loved modern classics from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, along with a captivating behind-the-scenes look at the making of each in four fascinating sketchbook sections.

Christmas Comes to Moominvalley

Hardback, 30/10/2018, £12.99
A stunning, unique and classic picture book to treasure, Christmas Comes to Moominvalley introduces Moomin fans old and new to an exquisite edition of this classic tale, in which the newly awakened Moomin family experience the build up to Christmas for the first time, and are not at all sure what it means . . .

Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Hardback, 16/11/2017, £16.99
From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.

Tales From Moominvalley

Hardback, 25/10/2018, £10.99

Moominvalley in November

Hardback, 25/10/2018, £10.99

Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus

Hardback, 15/11/2017, £9.99
How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list ? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner - shimmying up and down chimneys for a whole night - or fatter - as he tucks into a mince pie and a glass of sherry in billions of houses across the world?

Tamara Drewe

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £16.99
Winner of the Grand Prix 2009 de la Critique Bande Dessinee.People are drawn to Tamara Drewe, male and female. In the remote village where her late mother lived Tamara arrives to clear up the house.First appearing as a serial in the Guardian, in book form Tamara Drewe has been enlarged, embellished and lovingly improved by the author.

Enchantment in the Garden

Hardback, 05/09/1996, £9.99
Valerie lives with her rich Italian father and American mother in a beautiful Italian house. One afternoon she slips away from her governess in the park to see her favourite statue, Cherubino, the boy on the dolphin. Imagine her surprise when the statue comes to life.

Alfie Wins a Prize

Hardback, 05/08/2004, £10.99
It is an exciting day for Alfie. His painting is entered in the children's painting competition at the Harvest Fair. His friends Bernard, Kevin and Louise have done paintings too, but when the winners are announced not everyone is happy with their prize. Then Alfie comes up with a brilliant solution.

Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed

Hardback, 01/04/2002, £4.99
By the author of "The Bear under the Stairs" and "Little Monster Did It!". This is a story about a little boy who won't go to bed. At first it's fun staying up, but gradually the drowsy world nods off all around him, and the baby finds himself alone. But there is someone who is not asleep.

Hetty Feather's Christmas

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £12.99
Cosy up for Christmas with this brand-new festive story, starring everyone's favourite Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather! Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other .


Hardback, 19/10/2017, £20.00

Coco Chanel

Hardback, 01/02/2016, £9.99
Meet the iconic first lady of fashion in this book for readers as young as 5 years. First in a brand new biography series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

Call Me Sam

7, 06/08/1998, £4.99
The story of a little boy who climbs, swings, digs, flaps, and stamps. They call him monkey, parrot, rabbit, elephant, wriggly-jiggly-worm. But he's none of these, he's Samuel David. But, please, just call him Sam.

Call Of The Wild

Hardback, 05/03/2009, £6.99

Peter Pan & Peter Pan In Scarlet (slipcase)

Hardback, 04/10/2007, £19.99
'Peter Pan' is one of the best-loved stories ever written for children. For more than 100 years it has enchanted readers of all ages. Now it is complemented by its official sequel, 'Peter Pan in Scarlet', which became an instant classic on its publication. This boxed set contains matching editions of these two timeless books.


Hardback, 04/03/2010, £6.99
This heart-warming tale of family and friendship.

Lost Words

Hardback, 02/10/2017, £20.00

Beauty and the Beast

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £14.99

Atlas of Monsters

Hardback, 12/10/2017, £14.99
A w ondrous atlas show ing w here in the w orld dreadful dragons and terrible trolls can be found.


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