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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.

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.

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.

Draw it! Colour it! Beasts: With Over 50 Top Artists

Paperback, 08/09/2016, £10.00
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to Draw it! Colour it! Creatures, this second, stunning Macmillan activity book for all ages is your chance to join in and compete a drawing with a bestselling artist. Featuring work from Axel Scheffler, Chris Riddell, Rob Biddulph, Emily Gravett, Marta Altes and many many more. This brilliant bumper drawing and colouring book is perfect for aspiring artists and fans of children's illustrators. A book for children who love to draw, made by people who love to draw.

Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures

Hardback, 28/04/2015, £8.99
An exciting new series full of magical creature, whimsical adventures and quirky illustrations. Pip is a girl who can talk to magical creatures. And her aunt is a vet for magical creatures. When things go amok, Pip consults JEFFREY HIGGLESTON'S GUIDE TO MAGICAL CREATURES -- a fun guide to such entities that Pip adds to from time to time.

Tom and Millie's Great Big Treasure Hunt

Hardback, 07/06/2012, £10.99
Introducing two engaging characters, Tom and Millie!

In the Woods

Hardback, 01/08/2017, £10.95
Join Olly the horse, Lionel the lion, Red the fox, and their friends as they embark on three adventures in Thereza Rowe's vibrant and fantastical woods

Bob the Artist

Hardback, 24/03/2016, £10.95
Bob the bird is just like all his friends, apart from his skinny legs. When Bob is teased, he decides to try and change himself to fit in. But little does he know where all his efforts will lead him...

Happy Birthday, Hugless Douglas

Hardback, 03/04/2014, £9.99
A brand new Hugless Douglas adventure from the critically acclaimed author, David Melling.

Gruffalo: Book and Toy Gift Set

24/08/2017, £12.99
A soft toy and mini book of the classic story. The perfect gift set for little Gruffalo fans!

Nothing Happened

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £9.95
A delightfully cheerful book that sparkles with fantasy and erases all boundaries between dream and daily reality. A must - have for every child - and for every parent who remembers being one.

William Bee's Wonderful World of Trains, Boats and Planes

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £12.99
William Bee is back and this time he's showing us his amazing collection of trains, boats, planes and more.

Worm and the Bird

Hardback, 31/08/2017, £14.99

Build A Shark

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £14.99

My Underpants Rule

Paperback, 01/06/2014, £8.99

Ann At Highwood Hall

Hardback, 15/04/2017, £12.99

Chocolate Cake

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £12.99

Moomins: The World of Moominvalley

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £35.00
A stunning gift book featuring lots of inside information and original drawings by Tove Jansson for all Moomin fans to treasure.

Space Machines

Hardback, 31/08/2017, £14.99

Chicken Clicking

Hardback, 05/06/2014, £11.99
One night Chick hops onto the farmer's house and has a browse on his computer - click - soon she's shopping online for the whole farm! But when she arranges to meet up with a friend she's made online, she discovers all is not as it seems...
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