When Dave loses his favourite toy, Dogger, he is very sad. But when Dogger turns up on a stall at the garden fete, everything seems all right - until someone else buys him before Dave can get the money!
When the Mayor decides to close down Joey's favourite bookshop in order to build a big superstore, Joey calls upon his friend, Origami Girl, to help. Origami Girl creates an army out of characters from famous children's books to put a stop to the mayor and the builders before it is too late!
'This is the hat that Zack loves . . .. . . And this is the dog who STEALS the hat that Zack loves!' Oh no! Poor Zack is forced to race all around the city on the hunt for his hat asit is stolen and blows hither and thither. Brilliantly written, with an irresistiblerhythm and rhyme, this stunning book is illustrated by Robert Reader.
Wolfie was no ordinary wolf. He was a wolf with a difference. He had a special, super secret that nobody knew ...Wolfie is supposed to be a big bad wolf. Unfortunately though, he's not very good at it - and worse yet, he has a terrible secret. Instead of gobbling up little pigs, Wolfie would much rather be wolfing down ...cakes.
I like my imaginary friend... But I don't like it when people say he's not real. This book builds confidence and encouraging children to express their feelings - about anything and everything. It also helps to enable a much broader conversation about individuality, fear and hopes.
"If you take a pencil, you can draw two cats." But then what do the cats do? Full of exciting adventure and imagination, this surreal, charming counting book will take you on a journey that anyone can go on, if they take a pencil...
Two bored gorillas decide to play a game of dares. Eating dares. Who will end up the big-bellied winner, and who the sore-bellied loser? This dry, funny picture book debut is pitch perfect for children who love outsmarting their friends.
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this ssssspectacularly funny picture book for children of 3 and up.
Hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included!
Sofa Dog loves his sofa - and there's NO ROOM for ANYONE ELSE! Unfortunately, all sorts of crazy characters want to share it with him: two cats; three aunties; several rabbits; some orangutans, and even a prize-winning pony. What on earth is a sofa-loving dog to do? Join in the mayhem, and discover just how much you can squish on one sofa!
It is a totally wonderful morning and Molly brings Grandma's special crystal into school for Show and Tell. But when everyone is more interested in Russell's water-squirting stegosaurus, suddenly Molly's day becomes totally horrible. Luckily Miss Plumberry knows just what to do to make Molly's day totally wonderful again.
One morning Kate bursts into her parents' bedroom. "Let's get a pup!" she cries. They all set off to the rescue centre where they see dogs of all shapes and sizes. Kate knows which one she wants the second she sees him. Small, cute and excited, to Kate, Dave is everything a dog could be.
Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together, ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But one day the unthinkable happens: when Harry comes home from school, Hopper isn't there to greet him. Hopper will never be there again, but Harry isn't ready to let him go.
When 11-year-old Caitlin discovers a shrimp-like alien creature on the shores of her island home, she takes responsibility for teaching it about the world. Mostly, this just involved stopping little Perijee from eating everything! Caitlin becomes increasingly close to her alien friend, treating him like a brother.
A traditional counting rhyme with persuasive superhero powers from the creators of the bestselling Ten Little Pirates.A traditional counting rhyme with persuasive superhero powers from the creators of the bestselling Ten Little Dinosaurs
Which fish holds the world record for most escape attempts? Which human cannonball travelled the furthest? What is the world's soppiest fairy tale? Find out these amazing record breakers and lots, lots more in this hilarious alternative to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Once upon a time in Spain, there was a little bull and his name was Ferdinand . Unlike all the other little bulls - who run, jump, and butt their heads together in fights - Ferdinand would rather sit under his favourite cork tree and smell the flowers.
Once upon a time there was a little engine. Her name was CHOO CHOO.The story of a beautiful little steam train. She pulls carriages from the city to the country, and back again. At least she does till one surprising day when she decides to run away. Her exciting adventure makes one of the most captivating books imaginable.
Samson is the star of Fleabag's Circus - this strong-flea can lift a match, he can lift a pea, he can lift lovely flea Amelie. But it's not enough - Samson wants to be the biggest star anywhere, so he sets off into the big, wide world. Discover what happens to the world's smallest strongman in this hilarious, touching tale.
The night of the hurricane is one that David and George will never forget. When it hits David and George's house they stay snuggled up inside with their cat until it's all over. The next morning they spot a fallen tree which sparks their imagination; they embark on expeditions through the jungle and ride the seas on a pirate ship.
When Christmas term comes around, Clara can't wait to learn everything there is to know about being a Christmas fairy. Except she's SO excited that she can't be still and quiet like a fairy should. But when it comes round to the big Christmas Show, it looks like that's exactly the kind of fairy Santa needs.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are at their sparkling best in this fabulously original sequel to the bestselling ZOG. Meet the Flying Doctors: Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and, of course, their trusty 'air ambulance', Zog the dragon, as they fly around the country, tending to a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn, and even a sneezy lion.
Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals, THE UGLY FIVE is a jubilant celebration of creatures that are often rather unloved. The animals proudly rejoice in their ugliness, while their babies tell them they're perfect just the way they are. A funny, heart-warming rhyme that is a joy to read aloud, with bold, comical illustrations.
Rupert has a big secret: when his owner, Mandy, is asleep, he dances the night away. One night Mandy catches Rupert mid-dance, and she's thrilled! Thinking she can perfect his skills, she tries to give him dancing lessons - but Rupert is horrified. Lessons are for dogs! Cats do things their own way.
The ghastly Mr Skumskins O'Parsley's favorite dishes include worm cast butties, squashed tadpoles on toast and bogey burgers. O'Parsley decides one day to bake an extra special cake, with more revolting ingredients than you can possibly imagine. However, when the cake decides to eat HIM, he realizes it is time to mend his ways.
Naughty Nigel pretends to be deaf so that he can play tricks on his parents. When told to get his hat he settles down to paint the cat and when asked to wash the dishes he does the fishes instead. But Nigel is taught a lesson by a strange little man from Nightland who is similarly hard of hearing.
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. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring.