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.
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'.
This is the first collection ever of Poe stories illustrated with the influence of steampunk. Running Press Teens has selected some of the most popular, thrilling, and memorable stories and poems by the classic 19th-century American writer. Every Poe story and poems is fully illustrated with steampunk-inspired art.
First published in 1997, the simple text and bright pictures make it easy for young children to relate to Ellie's situation. When Ellie wakes up, her mum helps her to dress, but where are her shoes? They hunt all through the house, and eventually they are found at the bottom of a big cardboard box. Ellie puts them on and is ready for the day ahead
First published in 1997, the simple text and bright pictures introduce very young children to life on the farm. It is breakfast time, but before Ellie can sit down, she and her dad have to see to the rabbits, geese and goats. Once all the animals are fed, Ellie's last job is to collect the eggs for her own breakfast.
When twins Minnie and Max are read a story about the pairs of animals in Noah's Ark, it gives them an idea for a lively bedtime game. On the stairs, they're tigers; in the bathroom, they splash like crocodiles. But when Dad tucks them up, they curl up like two little mice and fall fast asleep.
Join King Rollo and his friends - the magician, Cook, Queen Gwen and Hamlet the cat - as King Rollo tries to wash up the dishes, blows up balloons, invites King Frank to tea, and helps the magician to find his book of spells.
Four stories about King Rollo and his faithful friends, Magician, Cook, Queen Gwen and Hamlet the cat. It includes: "King Rollo and the Playroom", "King Rollo and the Breakfast", "King Rollo and the Dog", and "King Rollo and the Mask".
In this playful picture book, Goldfish counts to ten while Heidi finds a place to hide. He looks everywhere in the bowl but finds no sign of her. When Goldfish ventures outside, he comes face to face with cat and learns a whole new game.
When an old donkey sets out on the road to fame and fortune as a musician he invites others who are down on their luck to join him. The way in which they realize their dream is full of humour and some surprises in this rhythmical version of "The Musicians of Bremen".
Slow Loris was a slow loris and he was very slow. He lived in a zoo. The visitors thought him boring. The other animals did too. 'It took Loris ten minutes to eat a satsuma ...twenty minutes to get from one end of his branch to the other ...and an hour to scratch his bottom. But Slow Loris didn't care. He had a secret.
Frances is a fussy eater, she hates eggs, swaps her chicken salad sandwiches and refuses her boring veal cutlet. She wants to eat bread and jam for ever. Until Mother Badger devises a cunning plan to make her change her mind.
Albert is Frances' best friend until he starts playing a no-girls ball game. Frances retaliates with a splendid picnic outing, no boys allowed, and finds the company of her small sister, Gloria, is not so bad after all.
With the arrival of baby Gloria in the house Frances feels that living with her parents is not as much fun as it used to be, so after dinner she packs her bag and runs away to under the dining room table. But when she overhears her parents talking about how much they all miss her, she decides that she should go back home.
It's seven o'clock and bedtime for Frances, but she is not yet tired. She needs a glass of milk, a piggyback, goodnight kisses and a room free of tigers, spiders and giants. But she still cannot sleep till her father patiently explains why it is important for her to bright and cheerful for school the next day. Then, she finally falls asleep.
The Gorys are just like any other family - apart from the fact that they are vampires. The children go to Cemetery High Junior School, while Mrs Gory looks after the baby at home. Mr Gory is always dead on his feet after a day at the undertaker's.
Why do aliens visit Earth? Have they come to destroy the world? Or are they just here on a package holiday? Follow Captain Zorb Zork's diary and use the Spotter' s Guide to find out what makes an alien tick.
Frankie, the Fox loves baked beans and dancing, but Naughty Rabbit says that proper foxes catch chicken. So Frankie steals down the lane to the chicken's house. But instead of a big, fat chicken, Frankie finds a big fat mess that he can't help tidying. Will Frankie ever be a proper fox? This is a humorous story about being true to yourself.
To accompany the release of the live action movie of The Cat in the Hat, starring Mike Myers, HarperCollins are proud to present Dr. Seuss's original tale of feline anarchy, pink snow and all-round mayhem!
Another story in the series featuring Old Bear, Bramwell Brown, Little Bear and Jolly Tall. Wishing for snow and becoming impatient for it to fall, the toys decide to make their own, and one ingenious creation follows another.
When a strange package arrives in the nursery, everyone is puzzled. Little Bear is sure it's full of treasure but Duck has his doubts. Then, when the box actually speaks, it becomes clear that something much more exciting than treasure is inside.
Uh-oh! Baby's got the Zapper. ZAP! She ZAPS the television channels. She ZAPS her toys into a band. She ZAPS up a real aeroplane. Then she ZAPS the moon into a giant biscuit. Maybe that's one ZAP too many.
Cat, Duck and Squirrel live in an old white cabin, with a pumpkin patch in the garden. Every day Cat slices up some pumpkin, Squirrel stirs in some water and Duck tips in some salt to make the perfect pumpkin soup; until the day Duck wants to do the stirring.
Every week Luna looks forward to one special day: the day when she discovers magic among the library shelves; Fiona Lumbers' illustrations convey Luna's vivid inner life, while Coelho's lyrical style celebrates the joyful curiosity of early childhood."
Introducing the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters in a hilarious new series from internationally bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found.