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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
General MacTiger is the most magnificent animal in the jungle, until the python steals his stripes. And so he must use all his guile and ingenuity to play the jungle animals off against each other to regain them.
Larry's a lemming with a mind of his own. Unlike the rest of the crew, he goes sledging with the puffins, eats pepperoni pizza, and likes to wear a top hat. But can Larry teach his fellow lemmings to finally think for themselves?
A wonderfully funny, quirky tale about staying true to yourself.
One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, Mouse soon realizes that he needs more than just the Moon Map to find his way...
Billy Goat and his best friend Cyril are messing about with the farmer's mobile phone, taking selfies and playing games... until they discover the number for a troll. Grandpa Gruff says all trolls are bad, so Billy and Cyril decide to get their own back by sending mean messages. After all, trolls really do stink! Don't they?
The game under the tree looked like a hundred others Peter and Judy had at home. Bestselling Polar Express creator and Caldecott Medal winning Chris Van Allsburg explores the ever-shifting line between fantasy and reality with this story about a game that comes startlingly to life.
Suitable for Moomin fans young and old, and features sumptuous artwork. Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914, this title features wonderful scenery, from the towering Moominhouse, through the forest, over the bridge and down to the sea...
The whole kingdom is plagued by the screeching, howling din made by the Nasties, so the King sends Sir Ned to deal with them. A wolf, a witch and a troll help Ned along the way, but it turns out he has walked into danger - these three are the notorious Nasties themselves!
Stomp! Stomp! Stomp! This is the way we stomp our feet. This is the way we like to eat, Chomp! Chomp! Chomp! Stomp! Chomp! Big Roars, Here come the dinosaurs! This action rhymes book focusses on dinosaurs, and includes fun rhymes about various things. It is illustrated with dinosaur characters.
Beware the Monster in the Hood! He's GRUMBLY. And RUMBLY. And frighteningly HUNGRY! But are things always what they seem? With lots of suspense and build up with every single page turn, this is a witty cautionary tale with a thrilling twist at the end, from the award-winning creator of 'The Queen's Hat', 'Please Mr Panda' and 'Betty Goes Bananas'.
There's no place like home, but poor Florence Firefly is lost, and there are so many bright lights shining in the night sky she doesn't know which way to go. In this brilliant interactive picture book, children can help Florence on her journey by encouraging her to fly faster, suggesting which direction to take and making a wish.
A dragon with a short temper is not a good combination, as Fergal's family and friends soon find out. It is only when he starts to notice other animals have clever tricks to calm down that Fergal begins to win back his friends, especially when he discovers dragons can cool off in a very handy way.
A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument.
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly safari animals hiding behind bright felt flaps. And there's a mirror on the final page! A perfect book to share with very little ones.Follow-up to Where's Mr Lion? - winner of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2017!