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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 . . .
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
'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.