One day a strange cat appears at the door. "My name is Tom Finger," he cries. Each day he appears, and each day he leaves a strange and wonderful gift: a silk purse, a lace handkerchief, an embroidered needle case. Queenie is determined to find out - and one day starts following the cat. What Queenie finds at the end of the trail is unexpected.
The story of a father and his son who live by themselves in a cosy cabin in the woods. When he wakes up he is surrounded by blinking eyes, a rabbit, a fox, an owl and all manner of other creatures have surrounded him! The father opens up his heart and home, and lets nature and love envelop their previously lonely existence.
When night falls my bed is an air balloon.
I sail through the slipsiverse, close by the moon.
I float above treetops where the nub-nubs are sleeping
and flowering hills where the whifflepigs go creeping;
ponds strung with starlight that glitter like glass,
a floog with its velvet nose bent to the grass.
'I was a little boy and I didn't know what to expect. It turned out to be a day that changed my life forever.'A family reluctantly visits an art gallery but one by one each member is energized by a different picture in the gallery and transported into the imaginative and colourful world of art.
Fred's owners, Sophie and Nick think he is the laziest cat in the world, but who knows what goes on after dark?
It's only after their beloved pet dies, that they discovers he has been leading an exciting double life . . .
'Enchanting, an instant classic' Sunday Telegraph
'Fred is pure delight' Guardian
Lulu doesn't want to be stuck in a museum, she wants to play outside in the snow! She sits on the bench and sniffs. Before she knows it the flying babies have escaped a painting and swept her off her feet. Lulu is flown into a whimiscal, magical adventure through a world of pictures, meeting Kings, growling at tigers and getting lost in the woods.
The brilliant graphic novel behind the major new film starring Gemma Aterton (Quantum of Solace), Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Fabrice Luchini (In the House) and Mel Raido (Spooks)Gemma is the bored, pretty second wife of Charlie Bovery, the reluctant stepmother of his children and the bete-noire of his ex-wife.
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.
The alphabet is gloriously brought to life by international best-selling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers. This beautiful paperback edition is based on Once Upon an Alphabet which won the CBI Book of the Year Award.
Wanda Gag's timeless tale follows an old man who is looking for the perfect cat. But when he finds them the cats are all too lovely to leave so he returns with 'hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats'. How will he choose which cat to keep?
'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.
An extraordinary picture book about friendship and celebrating differences from the author of The Colour Monster. Roly is a w oodlouse and Rita is a firefly. They are very different, but this is w hy they like each other. Then, one day, Rita thinks Roly's suit is too hard and Roly thinks Rita shines too brightly. Suddenly being different seems very difficult.
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.