Helmut is an odd dog. He doesn't like bones, he likes apples. In fact, he LOVES apples, and he can't bear the thought that his next-door neighbour Igor might be stealing them from his tree. Helmut lies awake at night, thinking of how he can protect his favourite food, but he has a big lesson to learn about Igor, and about himself...
Churchill is a pig with a big personality who couldn't be prouder of his perfect tail. Until one day it goes missing... So Churchill tries on a whole host of other tails. But along the way, Churchill forgets what really matters most to him - his friends. Can Churchill learn to value his friendships and solve the mystery of his missing tail?
One day Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river in his boat. But the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, hopping and flapping and the boat starts to rock. What will happen...?
Mr and Mrs Grinling are throwing a fancy-dress party to celebrate the lighthouse's 200th birthday and everyone is invited. But when the Grinlings take to the high seas, they get more swashbuckling than they bargained for!
William is scared of the place under the stairs. He is absolutely sure there's a great big and probably hungry grizzly bear lurking there. He is utterly convinced that the bear will gobble him up if he doesn't feed it. This title helps you find out what happens when a nastly smell pervades the house and Mum and William decide to investigate.
The sandy cat by the Farmer's chair Mews at his knee for dainty fare; Old Rover in his moss-greened house Mumbles a bone, and barks at a mouse. Carolina Rabei's stunning illustrations beautifully illuminate Walter de la Mare's glorious celebration of a balmy summer's evening.
Badger's having a birthday party and Harry and Lil are getting ready, but just as Lil is getting her favourite hat off the washing line to wear, it blows away. Harry says it's gone for good, but Lil says you should never say never "if birds can fly, shrews can, too".
It's hard to be patient when you're only a very little bear, and Little Pip cannot wait until Christmas! Every day he wakes up and thinks the day has finally come - it's driving Daddy Grizzle nuts! Poor Daddy Grizzle ...and poor Pip! How will he be able to carry on waiting - there are still so many sleeps to go.
Suitable for new babies and parents, this title continues to delight generations of babies and toddlers and their parents. It follows a baby through the day in a style full of wit, charm and ingenuity.
This book is about worms. I can only draw worms. You might think worms are boring - but you'd be wrong. These worms have INCREDIBLE adventures! I can't draw those bits, though, so you'll have to imagine them. A hilarious and superbly silly book that will have children in stitches and begging for more.
The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the road shouting and waving.
Everybody is in such a hurry these days - mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers. It seems as if the only people who aren't in a hurry are grandfathers. With them there is always time to stop ...and look ...just as long as you like. This story tells about the relationship between the oldest and the youngest members of the family.
Introduces us to a rather grumpy Father Christmas. In this book, Father Christmas has awoken from a dream of summer sun to discover it is December 24th, Christmas Eve - the start of his longest night's work of the year.
Hattie lives by herself on an island. She likes sharks, and crabs and stinging centipedes. She likes anything hard and spiky. Lots of people try to bring kindness to Hattie on her island, but each time she is very horrid to them, smashing and spoiling everything they try to do for her. So after a while they all stop coming to the island.
When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows just what to do. In this volume, children can join Roger on his journey and be lulled to sleep alongside their new friend.
Pat the bat decides to be special... a SUPERBAT! But all his bat friends have amazing hearing. All of them can fly. And all bats can find their way in the dark. Pat is starting to think that he will never stand out - until a family of mice see him for what he really is... A HERO! A hilarious, heart-warming picture book.
In this almost wordless picture book, a host of woodland creatures take a child's sledge for a night time joy ride. Their whimsical ride is gorgeously depicted in bold watercolour, complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects.
Traction Man and Scrubbing Brush are at the beach. Traction Man even has his special Squid-Proof Scuba Suit, perfect for exploring secret crevices of the Rockpool. But there are adventures in store for him as he faces the thrills of Operation Picnic, the tribulation of being buried in sand and - worst of all - being washed away by a giant wave...
Hare, Hippopotamus and Elephant live together, but not happily, for Hippopotamus and Elephant are forever teasing poor Hare. One day, Hare decides to teach his friends a lesson, and so the great tug of war begins ...
"Nappies are YUUECH!" said the little princess. "There must be something better!" At first the Little Princess thinks the royal potty is even worse than nappies but she soon learns to love it -- even if it isn't always there just when she needs it!
One morning, Elmer hears an "Oh no!" Looking round, he spots Super El who's in need of Elmer's help. He must get to Aunt Zelda without any of the other animals seeing him and, as usual, it's up to Elmer to come up with a cunning plan!