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My Favourite Fairy Tales

Hardback, 02/09/2010, £12.99
A collection of classic fairy tales such as: "Beauty and the Beast", "Fairy Gifts", "Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Sweet Porridge", "The Hedley Kow", and "The Musicians of Bremen".

Super Sloth

Hardback, 04/04/2019, £12.99
Super Sloth isn't fast. When his arch enemy Anteater makes off with some prize mangoes, Super Sloth vows to save the day...From the creator of Waterstones Prize shortlisted Fergal is Fuming comes Starling's laugh-out-loud tale of one ordinary sloth turned super hero.

Curse of the School Rabbit

Hardback, 17/06/2019, £12.99
The brand new, laugh-out-loud story of a boy, a rabbit, and a lot of bad luck, from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat...

Ballet Shoes

Hardback, 01/11/2007, £11.99
The much-loved children's classic, beautifully reissued. A gift to be treasured.

Truth Pixie Goes to School

Hardback, 01/08/2019, £9.99
The sequel to the Sunday Times bestseller The Truth Pixie; an uplifting, illustrated story about beating back-to-school nerves

Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals

Hardback, 29/08/2019, £20.00

Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £12.99

Black Beauty

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £12.99

Secret Garden

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £12.99

Christmas Carol

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £9.99

Wizard of Oz

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £9.99

Treasure Island

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £12.99


Hardback, 05/09/2019, £14.99

Rupert Annual 2020

Hardback, 01/08/2019, £9.99
In this year's annual, Rupert has many more adventures with a Skylark, a runaway kite and a windmill! Enjoy a brand-new story `Rupert and the Bearcycle' originated and illustrated by Stuart Trotter plus much-loved favourite tales illustrated by John Harrold and Alfred Bestall.

Iron Man

Hardback, 01/08/2019, £16.99
The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. Where had he come from? Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Hardback, 01/09/2019, £12.99
This mind-blowing book invites readers to join renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System.

Barefoot Books Solar System

Hardback, 16/09/2019, £14.99
A glow-in-the-dark, interactive guide to the Solar System, carefully crafted to make complex STEM concepts like astronomy, physics and chemistry understandable for children aged 8-12. Barefoot Books Solar System joins the celebrated Barefoot Books World Atlas as another standout nonfiction title on Barefoot's list to explore the world and universe.

When We Walked on the Moon

Hardback, 01/06/2019, £12.99
Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary since humans walked on the moon, this fully-illustrated book tells the story of the Apollo Missions, detailing what happened and what we learnt.


Hardback, 06/09/2018, £25.00

I Don't Like Books. Never. Ever. The End.

Hardback, 06/02/2020, £11.99
Once upon a time there was a little girl called Mabel. A girl who didn't like books. She used them for all sorts of things, from juggling to sledging, but she NEVER looked at the stories inside. Until the books decided they had had ENOUGH!

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)

Hardback, 19/05/2020, £18.99
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.

I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree - A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year: National Trust

Hardback, 29/08/2018, £25.00
I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year, named after the first line of Judith Nicholls' poem 'Windsong', is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems - one for every day of the year, including leap years.

Ocean Atlas: A journey across the waves and into the deep

Hardback, 02/07/2020, £11.99
In this follow-on to Space Atlas (QED, 2018), readers will be taken on a journey across the waves and into the darkest deeps of the ocean. Covering geography, ecosystems and animals, this book is more than just an atlas of the Pacific, Atlantic and other oceans and seas.

Where Snow Angels Go

Hardback, 05/11/2020, £14.99

Stories from Around the World: 4 Tales of Problem-Solving & Wit

Paperback, 20/08/2019, £18.99
Celebrate ingenuity and nurture global awareness with this boxed set of 4 illustrated chapter books. These folk tales from Cambodia, Korea, Italy and Mexico feature exciting plots; complex language; and immersive, full-color illustrations to keep growing readers challenged and engaged. Books also available individually.

Stories from Around the World: 4 Tales of Persistence & Grit

Paperback, 20/08/2019, £18.99
Celebrate perseverance and courage and nurture global awareness with this boxed set of 4 illustrated chapter books. These folk tales from Zambia, Russia, Ireland and Brazil feature simple, exciting plots and immersive, full-color illustrations to capture the interest of emerging readers. Books also available individually.

Peter Pan in Scarlet

Hardback, 05/10/2006, £12.99
In August 2004, the Special Trustees of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital launched the search for a sequel to JM Barrie's timeless masterpiece, "Peter Pan". This title aims to capture the elusive spirit of the original whilst offering a different creative response.

Peter Pan

Hardback, 04/10/2007, £12.99

Moomin and the Windy Day

19/11/2019, £7.99


Hardback, 01/09/2013, £17.99
Explore the lost world of the dinosaurs in this sensational journal

Dinosaur: A Photicular Book

Hardback, 15/08/2018, £21.00
A brand-new book in the 2-million-copy Photicular series features images of dinosaurs.

Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Hardback, 10/10/2019, £16.99
A book of hope for uncertain times.


Hardback, 05/09/2019, £8.99
When a tiger cub is sighted in a Russian village, Anna sets out to protect it from the terrified locals.

Our Planet: The One Place We All Call Home

Hardback, 31/10/2019, £20.00
The official children's book to the Netflix original documentary series, Our Planet, with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough.

Most Beautiful Ballets (Paper Theatre)

Hardback, 01/10/2019, £20.00

History of Pictures for Children

Hardback, 01/09/2018, £14.95
David Hockney and Martin Gayford take children on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras.

Sindbad the Sailor & Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

Hardback, 19/10/2018, £30.00
Four of the most well-known tales from 'The Thousand and One Nights' are reproduced in this collector's edition: 'Sindbad the Sailor', 'Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp', 'The Story of the Three Calenders' and 'The Sleeper Awakened'. Each is illustrated with exquisite watercolours by the renowned artist Edmund Dulac.

Sylvia's Bookshop: The Story of Paris's Beloved Bookstore and Its Founder

Hardback, 01/11/2018, £12.99
"The story of the legendary Shakespeare & Company bookstore and its owner Sylvia Beach and the many great writers who came to meet, read and share ideas"--


Hardback, 07/09/2017, £12.99

Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £8.99

Gravity: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £8.99

Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections

Hardback, 02/05/2019, £14.99

Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

Hardback, 02/05/2019, £14.99

Doctor Who: 100 Illustrated Adventures

Hardback, 24/10/2017, £20.00

Animetrics: A Striking Geometric Sticker Challenge

Paperback, 04/05/2017, £9.99
Animetrics is an innovative new sticker book featuring 15 striking animal portraits to complete with 10 pages of geometric sticker shapes.
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