When Hamish and Hermione Hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to call home. But the Holes cause havoc wherever they go - no one wants holes in their knickers, bike wheel or boat!
Once, in an old rusty bin in an old rusty playground in an old empty park.. there lived a little tortoise.But Tortoise is lonely. "That must be where the other tortoises are - at the top of the sky! But how can a little tortoise get to the top of the sky?
Pre-order your copy of Billy and the Beast now! Whilst on a lovely walk in the woods, Billy and her trusty sidekick Fatcat hear a terrible rumble... a terrible rumble coming from a Terrible Beast... He's making a Terrible Soup out of all of Billy and Fatcat's friends!
Back in the days of long skirts and afternoon teas, young Joan Procter entertained the most unusual party guests: slithery and scaly ones, who turned over teacups and crawled past the crumpets... There, just like when she was a little girl, Joan hosted children's tea parties - with her komodo dragon as the guest of honour.
Norse King Noggin the Nog loves being king of his people by helping to repair their houses and making sure they have enough food to eat. But when one day he decides to be king of the birds as well, will the birds accept him as their ruler?
Noggin's son, Little Knut, wants to go on a dragon hunt with his friends. So Noggin sends them off with brave Thor Nogson as an escort. But what happens when Thor Nogson finds a dragon? And is the dragon all that it seems?
Fingers McGraw is the sneakiest cheese thief in town. He's on the run with the law on his tail and he needs you to help him make his getaway! Keep a look out for the big eyes, large feet and long nose of officer Elephant as you follow Fingers' trail through downtown New York and remember, even the sneakiest of thieves get caught... or do they?
The beautiful Bee and Me by Alison Jay is now available in paperback! A bee flies in the window and a little girl is frightened. She traps the bee and then wonders what to do. This beautiful wordless picture book traces the growing friendship between girl and bee and introduces small children to the ecology of the natural world.
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.