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 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.
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.
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.
There was once a farm where all the animals were friends. Together they looked after the farm and each other. It wasn't perfect and they didn't always agree (animals almost never do). Before long they hatch a plan to leave the farm. A story of building bridges not barriers, respect not resentment and of finding friendship, not fear.
In this beautifully illustrated book, young children can learn all about what people in other countries eat, wear and play, and how they speak and celebrate. This delightful book teaches us that despite different languages, customs andtraditions, it really is a small world, after all.
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole."Magical glowing double spread pictures . . . - Guardian"Evocative, realist pastels and atmospheric text." - Sunday Times"A thrilling tale." - Independent
The extraordinary world of Philip Pullman's bestselling trilogy is explored in all the detail any fan of the books will ever need. With in-depth, chapter-referenced sections on characters, places, creatures, sciences, languages, and much more, this brilliant work by Laurie Frost has become the official - and definitive - reference guide to Pullman's books.
Inside the little house in the Big Woods live the Ingalls family: Ma, Pa, Mary, Laura and baby Carrie. Outside the little house are the wild animals: the bears and the bees, the deer and the wolves. This book tells the story of how they live together, in harmony mostly, but sometimes in fear...
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.
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.
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.