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Large Dinosaur Activity Book Box

If you know someone that loves to read, loves dinosaurs, and loves crafting, then this box is for them! Perfect for Early Years and Key stage 1 children, as this activity box includes an age appropriate book, hand selected by an educational expert, and learning resources closely linked to the curriculum. This lovely gift wrapped […]

Medium Dinosaur Activity Book Box

If you know someone that loves to read, loves dinosaurs, and loves crafting, then this box is for them! Perfect for Early Years and Key stage 1 children, as this activity box includes an age appropriate book, hand selected by an educational expert, and learning resources closely linked to the curriculum. This lovely gift wrapped […]

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

This is the classic Harry story: Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs Harry finds some dusty plastic dinosaurs in Nan’s attic. He cleans them, finds out their names and takes them everywhere – until, one day, the dinosaurs get lost!  The lost property man gets a surprise when Harry proves the dinosaurs are his by […]

Harry and the Robots

Harry’s robot has to go to the robot hospital to get fixed. So Nan and Harry decide to make their own robot while he’s being mended. Then when Nan has to go into hospital (to get mended as well), Harry knows exactly what to do to help her get better!

Aliens Love Dinopants

When the aliens crash-land in the jungle, they have no idea that they are about to stumble on the biggest stash of pants ever. Their glee knows no bounds! That is, until the prehistoric owners of the outsized stash turn up… 

Monsters Love Underpants

There are prowly monsters howling loudly and drooling monsters from the steamy swamp. There are wild, woolly mountain monsters and spiky, spooky monsters from outer space. And they all have one thing in common – they LOVE underpants!

Bright Stanley

Stanley and his shoal are the brightest, sparkliest fish in the whole of the deep, dark sea. But one morning Stanley wakes up to find that his shoal have swum off without him. How is he going to find them? A comical underwater tale, with gorgeous shimmering gold scales on the fish.

Bob and Flo- Hide and Seek

When Bob arrives at nursery, half hidden under his umbrella, it gives his friends Flo and Sam an idea. They should all play a game of hide and seek! Bob is first to hide but his hiding skills need a little bit of practice and he needs some help in understanding how to play the […]

Treats for a T-Rex

George swoops off to seek the fearsome T Rex in his home-made hang-glider with just his dog Trixie for company. But will he find the lost dinosaur island he seeks? And how will Trixie’s dog treats come in handy when things get a little hairy?

A Mouse So Small

Children will love this feisty mouse who is utterly determined to help – and to do everything herself. Follow Millie as she scampers through gorgeous autumnal scenes awash with gold and oranges. An adorable, warm story – perfect for snuggling up and sharing with your little one this autumn.

Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat

Keith isn’t your average cat. He’s a cat with magical powers – or, at least, with a magic hat. All the other cats are amazed when he makes objects move without touching them, and conjures rabbits out of the ground. But then – disaster! Keith loses his hat! What will he do now? Maybe he’ll […]

Alice In Wonderland

Step into a world of fun and imagination with this Ladybird Picture Book. Relive the magical adventure of Alice in Wonderland in this colourful book.

Bear Feels Scared

Bad weather frightens Bear, but his woodland friends are there to help him in this sweet, reassuring Bear story. The sun is setting and it’s getting chilly. When Bear’s friends discover that he is not at home in his lair, they march out into the cold to find their pal. Friends don’t let friends stay […]

Llamas Go Bananas

What happens if you get home from school to find llamas eating your dinner, playing with your toys and sleeping in your bed?  Follow the hilarious rhyming tale of one boy’s adventure with a mischievous set of llamas going bananas! 

How to Win a Monster Race

Albie loves playing with his toy cars so when he finds himself in the middle of a monster grand prix, he knows exactly what to do!

My Colourful Chameleon

A pet chameleon is causing havoc at home and getting her owner into all sorts of trouble – he keeps hiding and is almost impossible to find! What is the best way to spot the playful pet, and what will convince mum the clever creature can stay?

In a Minute Mum

Rory is always putting things off and running late. It’s driving his family crazy! What will it take to make him change his ways? Beautifully illustrated, In a Minute, Mom introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and sharing stories. Discussion points for parents and teachers are also included.

Why I Love My Friends

Featuring children’s own words and heart-warming pictures, this board book is perfect for sharing with friends! ‘I love my friends because… ‘ This heartwarming book combines endearing things said by children about their friends, with gentle illustrations of familiar animals. And from playing together to holding hands, there is a lot to celebrate! A wonderful […]

Are We There Yet?

Join Little Bear and Daddy Bearfor a walk on the wild side, as they set off ontheir amazing journey to the sea. It,s a long wayfor a little bear, but with his dad there to guide him and so many exciting things to see and explore on their travels, it,s sure to be the journey […]

No-Bot

This book is beautifully illustrated and the story is guaranteed to have you and your child laughing – In a word this book is hilarious. It is a genius story which is brilliantly illustrated with vibrant colours and child friendly characters.

Doug the Bug that went Boing

Doug and Trevor are best friends who love playing in the garden. But one day Doug gets dug up! Stuck at the top of a tower block can Doug find his way back to his friend or will he be trapped forever?

My First Picture Puzzle Book

Welcome to a world of colourful search and finds, magical dot to dots, and other charming puzzles that have been specially chosen for young readers. This collection of simple but exciting puzzles will keep the youngest children entertained for hours! Perfect for puzzlers aged 4 and up

My First Maze Book

Welcome to a world of colourful search and finds, magical dot to dots, and other charming puzzles that have been specially chosen for young readers. This collection of simple but exciting puzzles will keep the youngest children entertained for hours! Perfect for puzzlers aged 4 and up. This charming book of mazes will keep young […]

My First Drawing and Doodling Book

Art can be fun and easy! The simple activities in this book will help children to build confidence in their early drawing skills.

My First Number Fun Book

This fun and friendly activity book is the perfect introduction to maths for young children. The simple, easy-to-understand puzzles and games build on basic counting skills to introduce the ideas of adding, subtracting, shapes, fractions and measuring in an accessible way. This book supports the key stage 1 (KS1) curriculum and is great for home […]

My First Maths Book

This fun and friendly activity book is the perfect introduction to maths for young children. The simple, easy-to-understand puzzles and games build on basic counting skills to introduce the ideas of adding, subtracting, shapes, fractions and measuring in an accessible way. This book supports the key stage 1 (KS1) curriculum and is great for home […]

My First Nature Book

This friendly, charming, and accessible book is a wonderful introduction to nature, wildlife and the great outdoors for young children. It combines fun activities with early-years education. The simple, easy-to-understand puzzles and games build on basic skills to introduce the ideas of temperature, light and sound, forces, living things and measuring in an accessible way. […]

My first Origami book

Even the youngest children can create charming origami models. This book will take them through the process, step by step. Helped by photographs and clear instructions, they will soon be making a rabbit, a crane, a star, a windmill, and more! It will give children aged 4 and up a real sense of achievement.

Harry and the Dinosaurs United

Harry’s football team are trying their best, but they just keep getting in each other’s way. But, luckily, Harry soon learns the best trick of all …teamwork! So together Harry, his friends and their mascotosauruses win the best prize ever…

Hippobottymus

Plinkety-plonk! Tweetily-tweet! The jungle animals are making music to the sound of the bubbling creek! But – goodness me! – what is that naughty hippo up to? A bonkers, musical rhyming story with a laugh-out-loud, farting surprise! Dance and sing along to the musical noises – and bottoms – of the animals in this funny […]

Can I Join Your Club?

He wants to belong to all of them. To any of them. Elephant Club, Lion Club, he just wants to belong. And he tries so hard to fit in so he can – kids will love pointing out in the illustrations just exactly how he tries – a curly wig, dark glasses – but it […]

No More Monkeys!

Meet Alfie, a little boy who lives at home with his family and a troop of naughty monkeys that nobody else can see. But when the monkeys just won’t stop causing trouble, Alfie finds he has a difficult decision to make.

What Do You Do If Your House Is A Zoo

Oscar’s getting a pet! But which pet should he pick? And what on earth will he do when they all move in? His house is like a zoo! A book for animal lovers BIG and small. 

Goodnight Tiger

Goodnight Tiger is a quirky, funny bedtime story book, full of jungle animals and surprises. With vibrant, characterful illustrations, this charming picture book is sure to delight children at bedtime – and it’s great for reinforcing bath and bedtime routines too. The animals in Emily’s jungle wallpaper can’t sleep, and they are bellowing and stomping and […]

Quiet!

A silly story about letting a lion cub take his nap. With a rollicking text and bright, humorous illustrations, QUIET! makes for an infectiously fun bedtime read. “Chuckling and chortling, sniggering and snickering. The hyena was laughing. Laughing like hyenas do. But nobody knew what was so funny. ‘Quiet!’ said Papa Lion, as loud as […]

The Short-Sighted Giraffe

Giraffe can’t see very well. But when her animal friends make her a pair of glasses, she decides she would look silly with them! Instead of wearing them, and to prove to her friends she doesn’t need glasses, Giraffe starts putting on protective clothing to stop her hurting herself every time she trips up or […]

Squish Squash Squeeze

Mouse’s new house seems perfect, with just enough room for his things. But who’s that growling by the piano? And who’s that snapping in the bathtub? And who’s that sliding down the banister? Soon, the house is bursting at the seams.

Mighty Mo

At the Golden Dodo Zoo, Mo the raccoon is bored, bored, bored. There must be something amazing he can do! It certainly isn’t making ice-creams or blowing up balloons… But when Big Ron the robber starts causing trouble, it’s up to mighty Mo to save the day! This hilarious story about an unlikely hero will […]

Hibernation Hotel

Can’t doze off? Cave too cramped? Friends too loud and whiffy? Then check into a hotel. The Hibernation Hotel!   A hilarious book about getting what you want – then discovering what you need. Laura Brenlla brings Bear and his friends to life with gorgeous illustrations in this laugh-out-loud story about friendship.

Say Hello to the Jungle Animals

Through the jungle, off we go! Come along and say hello. Go wild with this baby elephant as he shouts hello to all his animal friends.

The Boy Who Switched Off The Sun

Little Marcel didn’t just like ice cream, he absolutely, completely, LOVED ICE CREAM! But the hot sunshine keeps spoiling his enjoyment by making it all drippy. To avoid a melting mess, Marcel tries to eat it quickly (but that just gives him brain freeze) and in the dark (but that makes him scared) until one […]

Aliens Love Underpants

“Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here’s a big surprise….” This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort’s vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family!

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Dinosaurs were all wiped out, A long way back in history, No one knows quite how or why, This book solves the mystery. You may wonder why dinosaurs became extinct, well here is the answer …They were all wiped out in a mighty Pants War! Join T-Rex and the rest of the gang as they […]

The Special Guest

Zebra can hardly contain his excitement when he receives a dinner party invite from Lion – the king of the jungle! Elephant on the other hand is more sceptical about Lion’s motives. She sets out to prevent Zebra from going to the party, but Zebra thinks Elephant is jealous because she hasn’t been invited!….  

Poo in the zoo

“There was tiger poo, lion poo, prickly porcupine poo, Plummeting giraffe poop that landed with a splat. Dollops of gnu poo, bouncy kangaroo poo, A trail of drippy droppings from a fat wombat!” Zoo Keeper Bob is exhausted. There’s too much poo in the zoo – and he’s the one who has to scoop it […]

Rhinos don’t eat pancakes

Daisy’s mum and dad are always too busy to listen to a word that she says, so when, one day, she tells them that a big purple rhino has just walked into the house and taken a chomp of her pancake, guess what? That’s right – nobody listens! But there’s a surprise in store for […]

Sam’s super stinky socks!

Sam’s Dad gives him some wise advice when he sets off to see the world – pretend to have a cold to avoid a snake, glue a crocodile’s jaws with bubble gum and always, ALWAYS wash your socks. Will Sam listen, though? A fantastically colourful book from the illustrator of the bestselling How to Grow […]

Little Why

Little Why just cannot seem to stay in line with the other elephants. There’s just too much to see; Giraffe’s long-lofty leggy legs, Wildebeest’s spiny-spiky horns, and even Crocodile’s snippy-snappy teeth! Look out, Little Why!

How to catch a dragon

Albie’s trip to the library soon turns into a fun adventure with his new knightly friend.  On their way to find some dragons they meet trolls, bears and a mysterious many-headed monster. Going to the library has never been so much fun!  

The Troll

A laugh-out-loud pirate adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts. The Troll longs for a juicy goat to eat – but he’s stuck with boring old fish for supper. Bother! Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew love fish, but without a decent recipe their slimy, soggy dinner is even […]

Beast Feast

This dinner doesn’t want to be eaten… Emma Yarlett’s Beast Feast is all about a soft-hearted beast who wants to enjoy a feast. Unfortunately for the beast, Dinner is a child who really doesn’t want to be eaten. Beast is asking his friends for recipes but then the quick-thinking Dinner starts talking to him. Will […]

Snap

Join Crocodile and his friends in this snappy shape-matching game. With bright artwork and peek-through pages, learning and discovery are brought to life in this exciting book of shapes.

Poppy Pym and the double jinx

It’s Halloween at Saint Smithen’s. When the Brimwell town hall burns down, the amateur production of Macbeth is moved to the school and it’s all hands on deck. But when the play is struck by a series of mysterious attacks, it’s up to Poppy, her friends and her circus family to save the play and unmask the culprit. 

Poppy Pym and the smugglers secret

Another great adventure in the Poppy Pym series! This one has it all – a spooky castle, ghostly smugglers and the world’s greatest ice cream. A school trip to the seaside couldn’t come at a better time – sea and sand could be just what I need to take my mind off my past. But […]

Marge and the great train rescue

Marge is back and this time she’s taking the Button family on a train journey. When Mum and Dad go out for a ‘romantic’ (i.e BORING) dinner, Marge takes the kids on an adventure of their own. Jakey’s always longed to drive a train – and with Marge around to turn ordinary life extraordinary, there’s […]

Marge and the secret tunnel

Life with Marge is NEVER boring! Even shopping for new shoes turns out to be an amazing adventure, especially when the lights go out and the children are stuck in the shop! And when Jakey decides he’d like to visit Australia, Marge has the best idea ever. She and the children will dig a tunnel […]

Marge in Charge

“Isla Fisher is hilarious” David Walliams “Charming, funny, delightful: Marge is the babysitter all children would wish for” David Baddiel Meet Marge, the mischievous babysitter with rainbow hair who loves to make a mess and bend the rules .

Smart Girls

The feisty heroines of these five folk tales all share one important quality: they are extremely SMART! The smart heroines of these folk tales come from different countries around the world and can outwit anyone – a crafty king, a mean old farmer, an angry squire and even a ghost!

Beowulf The Hero

Beowulf is determined to become a hero by slaying the evil beast, Grendel. The monster has been terrorising the chieftain, Rothgar, by killing his men every night – and leaving behind nothing but blood. Can Beowulf defeat Grendel, and bring peace to the land?

David and Goliath

The Greatest Adventures in the World: David and Goliath by Tony Bradman David is very upset when he is not allowed to join his older brothers to fight the Philistines. He might be the youngest, but he is no longer a little boy. When he finally gets his chance, he is determined to make it […]

Smashing Saxons

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Smashing Saxons, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents, why wearing a pig on your head is lucky and how to make a dead Saxon happy. 

Incredible Incas

The incredible Incas may have built South America’s greatest civilisation, but they could be very icky indeed! The poor prisoners they pulled up their huge pyramids were likely to experience a very painful death. But things weren’t much better for your average Inca. Find out… How a bucket of stewed pee could make you beautiful […]

Slimy Stuarts

The classic bestseller! No more boring nice-guy nonsense about history. It’s time to learn it the horrible way. Which means taking a look at the Stuarts. Yes, really! OK, maybe you’ve never heard of the Stuarts. They don’t sound very terrible, do they? But this book will tell you different! They ate toads, snails and […]

Measly Middle Ages

What on earth happened in the measly Middle Ages? Well… lots of really rotten things, actually! In the Middle Ages, the world was full of wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crazy kings and queens! So read on if you want to know… a genuine jester’s joke why chickens had their bottoms shaved what […]

Blitzed Brits

 No more boring nice-guy nonsense about history. It’s time to learn it the horrible way. Like, going back in time to the Second World War – your chance to find out how to make a rude noise with a gas mask! Do your grandparents moan on about life during the war? Want to know if […]

Groovy Greeks

All the mosthorrible factsabout the Groovy Greeksready for readers to uncover, including: why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world’s first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients’ ear wax

Gorgeous Georgians

In a world where the boys wore make-up and highwaymen ruled the roads, Terry Deary has uncovered some of the horrible truths about the Gorgeous Georgians in this riotous addition to the Horrible Histories range. In this, another howling success for the series, famous villains like Rob Roy, Dick Turpin and Blackbeard, who all became […]

Frightful first world war

The First World War was a war fought on a global scale: a war so terrible and deadly that they called it ‘the war to end all wars’. From foot soldiers drowning in mud to fighter pilots being blown out of the sky, it was absolutely hideous from start to finish. So if you like […]

Villainous Victorians

No more nice-guy nonsense about history. It’s time to learn it the horrible way. Forget the yawnsome bits and check out the nasty bits. It’s historically funny! Want some proper cloak-and-dagger villains? You can’t beat the Victorians. So disgusting we had to make TWO books to fit all their yucky antics in. Writing awful poetry? […]

Awesome Egyptians

Foul pharaohs! Moaning mummies! Suffering slaves! If you like your history horrible, the Awesome Egyptians have it all wrapped up. Read this book to meet lots of freaky pharaohs (and their mummies), and find out which king had the most blackheads. You’ll also get to make revolting recipes for 3000-year-old sweets. Yum! 

Vile Victorians

Queen Victoria was the ultimate Victorian, and she was not amused. Luckily you’ll be splitting your sides as you discover how disgusting the Victorians really were. They may have looked all prim and proper, but they were a jolly naughty bunch. From public toilets to smelly slums, gruesome glass eyes and creepy corpse-snatchers, take a […]

Angry Aztecs

No more nice-guy nonsense about history. It’s time to learn it the horrible way. Forget the yawnsome bits and check out the nasty bits. It’s historically funny! Meet the Angry Aztecs: a Mexican tribe with a real knack for being totally gross. Gruesome gods. Seriously savage warriors. Terrible temples where freaky Aztec priests ripped out […]

Vicious vikings

The Vikings were fearsome seafaring warriors with big boats, big shields and enormous ginger beards. This much you probably know. But do you know… Why the vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking? How to build a vicious Viking longboat? Which vicious Viking god dressed up as a woman? Read on for hordes […]

Spot goes shopping

Spot loves helping his mum at the supermarket. what will they buy today?  

Spots toys

Spot loves his toys, and so do all his friends! In this new addition to the popular landscape board book series, Spot’s friends play all day with his favourite toys-cars, trains, balls, and blocks. But Spot’s most cherished toy of all is for him alone-his teddy bear! Full of toys and play, this book is […]

Spot loves his teacher

Spot loves school. His teacher, Miss Bear, is always there to help out, whether the class is learning to paint, reading a story, or going on a nature walk. The school day seems to end too soon, and Spot is always glad he?ll be able to see Miss Bear tomorrow.

Spot says please

Spot and his friends are learning that being polite is a rewarding experience. This useful book will help children to begin to use those all-important words, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, as they learn alongside the loveable puppy, Spot, and all his friends.

Spot loves nursery

Join Spot in a brand new story all about his first day at nursery school. There are lots of friends to meet and fun things to do before Mum comes to pick Spot up at the end of the day. This simple, reassuring story with bright, playful artwork is the perfect introduction to starting nursery […]

Spots snowy day

Snow days are the best days. Spot loves to put on his hat and scarf, build a snowman with Mom and Dad, throw snowballs with Grandpa, and go skating with his friends. At the end of the day, he loves to sit by the fire for hot chocolate with Grandma. Children will relate to this […]

Spot goes to the library

In this new addition to Spot’s popular series of landscape board books, Spot and his friends spend the day at the library searching for books with the help of Ms. Lion. The fun only increases when they take the books home to act them out. Young children love a new story, and this one celebrates […]

Spot loves his friends

Spot and his friends have a play date. Spot’s friends each have favorite things they like to do. Tom Alligator flies kites, Steve Monkey climbs trees, and Helen Hippo rides her bike. Spot likes doing them all, and he loves all of his friends, too! Children will love watching Spot play with his best buddies […]

My First vehicles

Beep, beep! Choo, choo! Young children will love listening to fun rhymes introducing the busy vehicles, then joining in to make the noises.

Chimp with a limp

A lively story with humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves, or for reading aloud together. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Guidance notes for parents are included at the back of the book.

Weasels with measles

“The little weasels have woken up covered in spots! Have they really caught the measles? Find out in this entertaining story for beginner readers, with simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book.”

Giraffe in the bath

Giraffe is all set for a soak in the tub after a hard day’s work – but no one will leave her in peace! This lively rhyming story, containing vivid illustrations and phonic repetition, is specially written for children who are learning to read. A delight to share with young children, and there are parents […]

Spider in a glider

Spider wishes she could fly, so she builds her very own glider. But when danger strikes, can Spider save the day? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text and stylish illustrations throughout. A delight to share with very young children, and with parents notes on phonics at the back of the book.

Kangaroo at the zoo

A funny picture book featuring a madcap story about a new kangaroo arriving at the zoo, which uses phonic repetition to help children learn to read. The simple rhyming text helps to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book. Beautifully illustrated by […]

Poodle draws doodles

Poodle loves to doodle everywhere – walls, doors, floors, no surface is safe! The naughty poodle is soon in trouble. But could her al fresco drawing skills actually come in useful? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book.

Axolotl finds a bottle

Axolotl longs for adventure. One day, she finds an old bottle with something amazing inside. What could it be? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book.

Flamingo plays bingo

Flamingo can’t wait to join in the jungle bingo game. One, by one, she crosses off the numbers on her card – she needs just one more to win the surprise prize. But when a sneeze from Elephant sees the last ball go flying, the chase for the winning number is on…

Lizard in a blizzard

A cloud is blocking the sun and Lizard is determined to move it… But lizards are not wizards whatever Lizard thinks! This fun rhyming story, specially written to develop phonemic awareness, has wonderful illustrations by David Semple. The book is ideal both for reading aloud and for children who are beginning to read for themselves.

Unicorns in uniforms

It’s opening day at the Snazzy Hotel, but the clumsy unicorn staff are causing one disaster after another! Can anything persuade their VIP guest to stay? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book.

Seal at the wheel

Seal has bought herself a new motor boat, Hippo is trying out his new water skis and Seal is causing chaos! A fun rhyming story, specially written to develop phonic awareness. This book is ideal both for reading aloud and for children who are beginning to read for themselves.

Peter Rabbit – Treehouse Rescue

Mischievous, charming and brave, Peter is a hero who overcomes obstacles, outwits predators and dodges danger on his exciting adventures. To help him on his adventures, Peter is never without his cousin Benjamin Bunny and their good friend Lily Bobtail.

Peter Rabbit – Happy Birthday Peter

It’s Peter’s birthday, but he feels sad because nobody in his family wants to play or even see him! It’s turning out to be the worst birthday ever for Peter… until he gets a special surprise.

Amazing Machines – Terrific Trains

All aboard! Get ready to learn all about trains! Terrific Trains follows the animal crew as they become train drivers, conductors and passengers as they journey on the rails. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: steam engines, tunnels, signalling systems and much more.

Amazing Machines – Cool Cars

Cars are really handy for getting us around. They whizz about on busy roads and make a zoomy sound. Cruise down the street with some dotty animal drivers in this cheerful picture book. Zippy wordplay, zappy art, plus a picture dictionary make learning about cars fun!

Amazing Machines – Super Submarines

Young readers climb aboard a super submarine with Mouse, Rabbit, and Bird and learn what submarines do, how they do it, what makes them go down, and how they come back up again. Appealing artwork complements the lively rhyming text, and there is a helpful illustrated glossary of technical words at the end to help […]

Amazing Machines – Tremendous Tractors

Tractors get to do all the fun jobs—pulling all sorts of farm machinery and, best of all, getting completely covered with dirt. The cheerful cast of animal characters couldn’t be happier plowing the ground and planting seeds—this trio of friendly farmers guarantees cover-to-cover traction action.

Amazing Machines – Amazing Aeroplanes

Buckle up to learn all about flying! Amazing Airplanes follows the animal crew, as they become pilots, baggage handlers, and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids love, such as the cockpit, landing gear, and much more. This book is perfect for budding pilots or happy vacationers! 

Amazing Machines – Roaring Rockets

Get ready for blast-off to learn all about rockets! Roaring Rockets follows the animal crew as they become astronauts heading to the Moon. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: spacesuits, oxygen helmets, the lunar lander, and much more!

Amazing Machines – Marvellous Motorbikes

Motorbikes are marvellous. They growl as they go past. They’re sharp and sleek and snazzy. They’re flashy and they’re fast.

Amazing Machines – Dazzling Diggers

Diggers are noisy, strong, and big. Diggers can carry and push and dig. Diggers have shovels to scoop and lift, blades that bulldoze, shunt, and shift. Sloshing and squelching, and smashing and bashing, the construction machinery does its work – manned by a friendly animal gang – in this lively picture book. Young children will […]

Amazing Machines – Brilliant Boats

Sailing boats, rowing boats, ferries and motor boats: find them all and how they work in this picture book. Then take a cruise on an ocean liner, crewed by animals, in a jolly, rhyming journey.

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Antibiotics!

If antibiotics had not been discovered, would you be alive today? Nowadays we can treat all sorts of nasty injuries and illnesses, but it certainly wasn’t so straightforward hundreds of years ago. In this title from the fantastic new You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without series, you’ll learn all about the bizarre and gruesome ways […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Writing!

It is so integral to our everyday lives that you probably never stop to think. It’s all around us, in the text we get from a friend, the homework we have to do after school, and our favourite book that we read at night. Like it or loathe it, writing is essential to how we […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Trees!

Trees are among nature’s most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. They are rugged survivors. They can live in baking hot deserts or icy arctic regions, competing with other plants for water and nutrients, while fending off cold, heat, drought, flood, poisons, […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Snot!

What if we didn’t have snot and mucus? The inside of our bodies would be very dry, and we would find it very hard to digest our food. We would also quickly become sick, because mucus protects us from dirt in the air that we breathe. But what exactly is this sticky, slimy stuff and […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Sleep!

Most people spend a third of their life sleeping around 25 years or more! Like it or not, we all have to sleep. Yet sleep is also very mysterious. No one really knows why we do it. And how do we explain all those strange dreams? What scientists do understand, however, is that sleeping is […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Simple Machines!

Simple machines are around us all the time and we use them every day. You might not even think of them as machines. Many are built into complex (compound) machines-but the simple machine is still in there, doing its job. Learn about how simple machines enable practically everything around us to work, allowing us to […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Satellites!

A satellite is a small object traveling around something bigger. The Moon is a natural satellite of Earth. A spacecraft launched into orbit around Earth is an artificial satellite. Since Sputnik-1, about 6,000 more satellites have been launched by 40 countries. Nearly 4,000 are still in orbit, and about 1,000 of them are still working. […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Robots!

Robots are machines that can be programmed to carry out a series of complex actions automatically or under the control of an operator. They come in all shapes and sizes, from mechanical arms and driverless vehicles to walking, talking, artificial people.

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Poop!

We all do it. We usually don’t like to talk about it, but going to the toilet is a natural and necessary part of our lives. We couldn’t live without poop because there are some parts of our food that contain no nutrients that can be used by our bodies for energy, growth or health, […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Nurses!

For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. They look after us in hospital, making sure that we have everything we need to make a quick and complete recovery. When we’re ill for a long time, they visit us at home to carry on our treatment. They keep wards organized, […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Numbers!

You might not like numbers when you have to do your maths homework, but it would be hard to live without them. Imagine how difficult life would be if you couldn’t count things or be precise about time, distance or price. You wouldn’t know how old you are, or how long you have to wait […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Money!

What if money never existed? None of us has as much money as we would like, but imagine if money didn’t exist at all. How would we buy the things we need, or sell the things we don’t need? Who would decide whether a basket of fruit is worth the same as a hunting spear? […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gravity!

Learn about gravity and all the useful things it does – such as keeping us on the Earth and holding the entire universe together!

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming!

Humans have always loved to play games, from dice games in ancient Iran 5,000 years ago to chess and cards in the Middle Ages. While Victorians loved board games, the first video games appeared over 50 years ago. Today, fanaticism over console games is at an all-time high, with players arguing passionately why one console […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Extreme Weather!

What if there were no hurricanes or tornoadoes? It’s a nuisance when it rains on a picnic. It’s a tragedy when a tornado destroys a neighborhood. But our planet would be a very different place if it did not have extremes of weather. Some plants can grow only in hot, dry conditions; others require cold […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Electricity!

Could you get by if the lights went out? What would you do if your TV, computer, and phone all stopped working? How would you get about if trains, buses, and cars didnt run any more? You might not think about it, but without electricity, our lives would be colder, darker, and much harder work. […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Dentists!

What if you never had to visit the dentist? Let’s face it: no one really looks forward to going to see the dentist. But have you considered the alternative? In past centuries, the only cure for a decayed tooth was to pull it out-without anesthetic, and with only the beating of a drum to distract […]

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Coding!

Without coding, all the computers in the world would just be useless boxes of plastic and metal. You could feed information into them, but they wouldn’t know what to do with it.

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Clean Water!

How would you cope in a world without water? Clean water is far, far more important than you might think!

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Bees!

What would happen if there were no bees in this world? It would be a disaster!

The Science of-Natural Disasters

From earthquakes to volcanoes, it is an eye-opening introduction to the devastating and often terrifying power of the natural world and how science can be used to predict disasters and help prevent loss of life.

The Science of-Rocks and Minerals

This fascinating guide to rocks and minerals combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From tectonic plates to soil, it is an eye-opening introduction to how the matter under our feet shapes the world around us.

The Science of-Bridges and Tunnels

Discover the laws of nature that apply to bridges and tunnels. The Science of Engineering series feature different forms of architecture and transport engineering.

The Science of-Buildings

How can some buildings survive natural disasters? How are skyscrapers constructed? Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this fascinating guide to buildings.

The Science of-Flight

The Science of-Medical Technology

This fascinating guide to the ever-growing potential of medical technologies combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From an exploration of how new devices are helping to spot early signs of illness to a discussion of how vaccinations have helped to eradicate devastating diseases, it is an eye-opening introduction to the miraculous power […]

The Science of-Seafaring

This fascinating guide to how humans mastered the ability to travel the oceans combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the earliest wooden crafts to today’s massive tankers and super-fast speed boats, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of seafaring.

The Science of-Spacecraft

This fascinating guide to how humans mastered space travel combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the first satellite, Sputnik 1, to the Apollo program and the interstellar probes operated by scientists today, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of spacecraft.

The Science of-Vehicles

This fascinating guide to how humans developed automobile technology combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the earliest horseless carriages to cutting-edge sports cars and gigantic trucks, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of vehicles.

The Science of-Warfare

This fascinating guide to how humans have developed increasingly sophisticated military technology combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From medieval trebuchets and siege towers to the tanks and high-powered aircraft of today, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics of warfare.

Wild Moose Chase

Twins Bert and Camilla are in competition with each other about everything. So they jump at the chance when they hear about the ultimate competition that will guarantee just one person eternal glory. The Queen wants moose cheese. Moose cheese is scrumptiously delicious, worth an absolute fortune and near-impossible to make. It’ll require a dangerous […]

The Lady Grace Mysteries- Betrayal

Life as a sailor must be so exciting! But as Maid of Honour to Queen Elizabeth, I would never be allowed to try out my sea legs (I am supposed to be a prim and proper lady, you see). At least, that’s what I thought – until my fellow Maid of Honour, Lady Sarah, disappeared. […]

Nathalia Buttface and the Embarrassing Camp Catastrophe

The laugh-out-loud funny girl-series returns. This time Nat’s off on a geography field trip. It should be a chance to get away, but Embarrassing Dad’s not far behind. Unfortunately! From TV and radio comedy writing talent Nigel Smith. Nat’s class is going on a week-long field trip to hunt for fossils. Cue: mouldy log cabins, […]

Harry and Hope

Some friendships are meant to be … Hope feels lost when her mum’s boyfriend leaves. She loved Frank and he understood her better than anyone, even her mum. The only part of Frank left behind is his stubborn, old rescue-donkey, Harry. Hope promised to look after Harry, but maybe Hope needs Harry just as much […]

Sedric and the Great Pig Rescue

Being a boy in the Dark Ages village of Little-Soggy-in-the-Mud can be pretty rough. And muddy. And there are LOADS of rats. But Sedric, his friends and his beloved pig, Denzel, love this life! So when the dastardly Baron Dennis nicks Denzel and threatens the whole village, Sedric and his friends will need to use […]

The wimpy Vampire Strikes Back

Transformed at the awkward age of fiteen, Nigel now faces his greatest challenge of all: RESPONSIBILITY. In this, his latest hilarious diary, Nigel finds himself in charge of a vampire coven on a remote Scottish island. As if trying to finish his vampire history homework and impress a vamp girl called Lenora wasn’t enough, Nigel […]

On Planet Fruitcake

Philip has an incredible imagination, and when he lets it run riot in school one day it really gets his classmates thinking. Purple cows . . . brains in pots . . . a clever and beautiful chicken . . . What will they think of next?!

Idle Jack

Idle he may be, but Jack’s no fool! Somehow he always manages to come out on top, whether its becoming star pupil, going out to work, attending his own funeral or finding himself suitor to a princess! Jack may be the sleepiest boy in the world, but his adventures will keep you wide awake with […]

Charlie and Me

Thirteen-year-old Martin and his younger brother Charlie are on a very special journey. They’re going to be travelling 421 miles all the way from Preston to the very tip of Cornwall. They’re hoping to catch a glimpse of the dolphin that regularly visits the harbour there. But is that the only reason they are going? […]

Sci Fi Junior High

Kelvin Klosmo isn’t just the new kid at school – he’s the new kid in the galaxy! Welcome to Sci-Fi Junior High: an inter-galactic space station with students of all shapes, sizes, smells, and… slime content. As the son of Earth’s two most famous geniuses, Kelvin isn’t just the smartest kid in the world….he’s the […]

Big Nate Laugh o Rama

Hang out with Dee Dee, Teddy, Gina, and the whole gang while solving the latest Big Nate mysteries and cracking codes right alongside your favorite characters. With more than 150 new games, this will provide hours of entertainment!

Why is the cow on the roof?

Who’s next for the chop? Why are you such a noddy Big Ears? And of course, Why is the cow on the roof? You’ll find the answers to these all-important questions in these five hilarious stories, based on lots of different tales from around the world. There are lots of questions to be answered in […]

The 13-Storey Treehouse

Andy and Terry live in the WORLD’S BEST treehouse! It’s got a giant catapult, a secret underground laboratory, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you’re hungry! Just watch out for the sea monkeys, and the monkeys pretending to be sea monkeys, […]

The 26-Storey Treehouse

If you’re like most readers, you’re probably wondering just how Andy and Terry met. Well, it’s a long story, but a pretty exciting one, and it’s mostly true! Come on up, choose a hammock, and they’ll tell you all about it (just don’t go in the maze they’re still ironing out a few bugs…). For […]

The 39-Storey Treehouse

The third instalment in Andy and Terry’s amazing (and award-winning) ever-growing treehouse! Andy and Terry’s amazing treehouse has 13 new levels including a chocolate waterfall, a non-erupting active volcano, an opera house, a baby-dinosaur petting zoo, Andy and Terry’s Believe it or Else! museum, a not-very-merry merry-go-round, a boxing elephant called the Trunkinator, an X-Ray […]

The 52-Storey Treehouse

Andy and Terry’s incredible, ever-expanding treehouse has thirteen new storeys, including a watermelon-smashing level, a wave machine, a life-size snakes and ladders game (with real ladders and real snakes!), a rocket-powered carrot launcher, a Ninja Snail Training Academy and a high-tech detective agency with all the latest high-tech detective technology. Which is lucky, because they […]

The 65-Storey Treehouse

The 65-Storey Treehouse is the fifth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Andy and Terry’s amazing 65-Storey Treehouse now has a pet-grooming salon, a birthday room where it’s always your birthday (even when it’s not), a […]

The 78-Storey Treehouse

The 78-Storey Treehouse is the sixth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their spectacular new 78-storey treehouse. They’ve added 13 new levels including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a […]

The 91-Storey Treehouse

The 91-Storey Treehouse is the seventh book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 91-storey spectacular treehouse. They’ve added thirteen new levels, including the world’s most powerful whirlpool, a mashed-potato-and-gravy train […]

The 104-Storey Treehouse

The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They’ve added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending staircase, a burp bank, and even […]

Flat Stanley-Invisible Stanley

One morning, after a terrible storm, Stanley Lambchop is nowhere to be found. His family can hear him, and there is a lump under his covers, but no one can find him! Just where is that boy? Then they discover the truth — Stanley is invisible! At first, Stanley is very busy. There’s so much […]

Marge and the Pirate Baby

Yo ho ho, me hearties. Marge is back! This time there’s a baby on the loose. Meet Zara, the naughty little cousin, who never sleeps and loves to steal treasure. Marge thinks she’s a pirate and maybe she’s right. But will the imaginative babysitter be on her best behaviour? And can Jemima save the day […]

The Grunt and the Grouch- Beastly

The Grunt and The Grouch are two of the most disgusting and badly-behaved trolls in the world and the most fun! They keep bogies and ear wax in jars, they never ever have a bath, and they’re always frightening old ladies… even if they don’t mean to! This brand-new series of three-in-one storybooks will bring […]

Chicken Mission- Chaos in Cluckbridge

Chickens… we’ve got a cobra problem! Danger is looming over Cluckbridge Town. A cobra has escaped from the local zoo and is after the local birdlife. And if that isn’t bad enough, the dastardly Most Wanted Club are back and causing trouble, too. Can Agent Cluckbucket and the Elite Chicken Squad vapourise the cobra’s venom […]

Wild thing gets a dog

She’s a demon child. She’s not meek and mild. She’s wild! Wild Thing and Kate want a dog. So when Dad’s friend, Wes, goes on tour in America with his band, Wild Thing volunteers to look after his trusty Hound Dog. But if there’s anything that can make Wild Thing even more noisy, messy, mischievous […]

Robinson Crusoe, Shipwrecked!

Young Robinson Crusoe has the chance to leave behind his boring life by joining a trading ship in the Caribbean. But when he is shipwrecked and left stranded alone on an island, how will he survive?

Jason and the Voyage to the Edge of the World

To win back his father’s kingdom, Jason must find the fabled Golden Fleece. Many have attempted the perilous journey in search of it and never returned. But Jason and his band of Argonauts set sail determined to succeed!

Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow

From the famous English legend. Robin Hood and his outlaws rob the Sheriff once too often, and the Sheriff sets a trap: an archery contest with a splendid prize. On the day of the contest, there’s no sign of Robin Hood, and the winner is a mysterious dark stranger from the wars overseas. Who could […]

William Tell and the Apple of Freedom

William Tell is the best shot in Switzerland. One day the local governor demands that he prove his skill with a crossbow or be punished. William must hit an apple at a hundred paces, and the apple will be resting on his young son’s head.

Aladdin and the Fabulous Genie

Aladdin is surprised when his long-lost uncle Hasan appears at his door one day. He needs Aladdin to help him find a magic lamp, hidden deep in a dark cave. But Aladdin is afraid that once he is in there, Hasan will never let him out again!

Arthur and the King’s Sword

Arthur is only a squire, but he longs to be a knight like his older brother, Kay. When Kay’s sword goes missing, Arthur must get him a new one quickly. But the special sword that Arthur finds will change his own life for ever!

Gulliver in Lilliput

Gulliver loves to travel. But when he is swept overboard from a ship, and finds himself tied up in a land populated by tiny people, he realises some adventures aren’t quite as much fun as they should be. Can Gulliver escape the clutches of the tiny Lilliputians?

Ali Baba and the Stolen Treasure

Brothers Ali Baba and Kassim are opposites. Ali Baba is kind and poor and Kassim is rich and mean. When Ali Baba spies forty thieves hiding treasure in a cave, he only takes a little for himself. But Kassim is greedy, and soon the thieves are on their trail!

Matilda

Matilda is a little girl who is far too good to be true. At age five-and-a-half she’s knocking off double-digit multiplication problems and blitz-reading Dickens. Even more remarkably, her classmates love her even though she’s a super-nerd and the teacher’s pet. But everything is not perfect in Matilda’s world. For starters she has two of […]

Going Solo

The second part of Roald Dahl’s remarkable life story, following on from Boy. When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa – and a series of dangerous adventures began. From tales of plane crashes to surviving snake bites, this is Roald Dahl’s extraordinary life before becoming the world’s number one storyteller.

The Giraffe And The Pelly And Me

A small boy with a desire to own a candy shop meets a window-washing team of a giraffe, a pelican, and a monkey and together they go to work for the wealthy Duke of Hampshire, who makes all their dreams come true.

George’s Marvellous Medicine

George Kranky’s Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either cure her completely . . . or blow off […]

Fantastic Mr Fox

Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat. Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper. Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider. Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps […]

The Magic Finger

What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? To the Gregg family, hunting is just plain fun. To the girl who lives next door, it’s just plain horrible. She tries to be polite. She tries to talk them out of it, but the Greggs only laugh at her. Then one day the Greggs go too […]

Esio Trot

Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver, but her heart belongs to Alfie, her pet tortoise. Mr. Hoppy is too shy to approach Mrs. Silver, until one day he comes up with a brilliant idea to win her heart. If Mr. Hoppy’s plan works, Mrs. Silver will certainly fall in love with him. But […]

Boy Tales Of Childhood

In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury’s, Roald Dahl’s boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, best-selling books. Packed with anecdotes—some funny, some […]

Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator

Now that Charlie has won the chocolate factory, what’s next? Even wilder adventures, that’swhat! Join him, Grandpa Joe, and, of course, Willy Wonka for the amazing, intergalactic sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

The BFG

Captured by a giant! The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It’s lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, the Fleshlumpeater, the Bonecruncher, or any of the other giants-rather than the BFG-she would have soon […]

The Witches

This is not a fairy-tale. This is about real witches. Real witches don’t ride around on broomsticks. They don’t even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves as nice, ordinary ladies. So how can you tell when you’re face to face with one? Well, if you don’t know […]

The Twits

How do you outwit a Twit? Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything — except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have […]

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, opens his gates of his amazing chocolate factory to five lucky children.Gobstoppers, wriggle sweets and a river of melted chocolate delight await – Charlie needs just one Golden Ticket and these delicious treats could all be his!

James And The Giant Peach

The hugely popular story of James and his journey to New York with the strangest group of insect friends.

Danny The Champion Of The World

Danny’s life seems perfect: his home is a gypsy caravan, he’s the youngest car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. And when Danny discovers his father’s secret, he’s off on the adventure of a lifetime. Here’s Roald Dahl’s famous story about a 9-year-old […]

Pirates Love Underpants

You’ll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down with this hilarious title in the Underpants series! These pirates SO love underpants, they’re on a special quest. To find the fabled Pants of Gold, for the Captain’s Treasure chest.

Pirate Pete and his Parrot

Anchors away for an action-packed voyage with Pirate Pete and his mischievous, purple parrot. Pirate Pete sails the seven seas on the Jolly Crossbone. It would be the perfect life if not for his chatty parrot always getting him into trouble. When his ship is ambushed by marauding pirates, will Pete’s parrot save the day, […]

It wasn’t me: It’s no fun playing the blame game!

When naughty twins, Oscar and Ella, plat jelly, topple ladders and gobble entire chocolate cakes, they blame their poor dog, Patch. But Mum and Dad are getting very suspicious and it won’t be long before the real culprits are revealed.

Race to the moon and back

Albert and Arthur are inventors, but they are as different as can be. When Albert challenges Arthur to a race to the moon, who will get there first? Blast into space with this AWESOME story that’s out of this world.

The chicken that hatched a cow

“What’s in Mrs. Chickens Egg?”… all the farm animals said! When three yellow chicks hatch from Mrs. Chicken’s eggs, all seems fine. But when the last egg cracks to reveal something different, the barn is thrown into chaos as the most imaginative guessing game begins. Join Pig, Dog, Rabbit, Rooster, Mr Bull, Cat, Mrs Sheep, […]

Robot Stop

“My Dad is an inventor, and he’s building a machine, it’s a kind of housework robot, to keep my bedroom clean.” When a new mechanical friend joins the family to help around the house, Robbie is impressed just how useful he is. But instead of housework, Robbie has his own plans for the robot which […]

The Skipping Rope Snake

What can a little girl do in the jungle? Play snap with a crocodile? Join-the-dots on a leopard’s spots? Pin-the-tail on an elephant? Or just pick up a snake and skip all the way home!

Hooray for Knickers

King Grouchy desperately wants to be friends with Prince Jolly so he invites him for a swim – everything at the palace has to be perfect! But when the King is in a bad mood his servants keep hiding and can’t hear his orders – could Prince Jolly end up with goats instead of floats […]

We’re going on a bear hunt:

We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. Will you come too? Follow and join in the family’s excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side […]

The Mood Hoover:

Mischievous Stan is a moody, miserable boy who invents an amazing machine that sucks up all the fun and happiness from the world around him. Until one day he notices a girl and things are never the same again!

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo has become one of the most recognisable characters in children’s picture books. A glorious rhyme that will soon be learned by heart, a brave mouse and the most lovable scary monster ever… what’s not to love?

The Gruffalo’s Child:

The Gruffalo’s child is a naughty mini-version of her dad, who is tempted into the deep, dark woods in search of the big, bad mouse she’s heard so much about.

The Snail and The whale:

Full of adventure and friendship, the rhyming story follows a tiny snail who wishes to sail. To do this, he hitches a ride on an enormous whale and the duo head on an amazing journey past icebergs, volcanoes, sharks and penguins. Bu then disaster strikes and the whale finds itself beached in a bay… can […]

Room on the Broom

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind. A very funny story of quick wits and friendship. The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch’s hat, bow and […]

Monkey Puzzle:

Monkey Puzzle is a clever and funny story about a little, lost monkey. Will the butterfly be able to help him find his mum? Monkey is not the best at describing things and his descriptions keep leading the pair the wrong way. At least they meet some more animals?

Cave Baby

A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothed tiger, a leaping hare, a laughing hyena and even, just maybe, by a big brown bear …But where are they going? And what has it to do with the baby’s scribblings on the cave wall?

The Paper Dolls

When the dolls head through the house and out into the garden, they manage to escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and avoid the frightening jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then they have to face up to a real pair of scissors… Full of imagination and easy-to-read rhythmical text, this is a heart-warming […]

What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard is a witty and noisy picture book that is perfect for parents and children who love to practise farmyard impressions. This picture book has bouncy, rhyming text and there are glittering ladybirds to spot on every page. Be prepared to moo, baa and cluck your way through the pages. A fantastic […]

Tyrannosaurus Drip

Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur’s egg ends up in the wrong nest, confusion is sure to ensue! When the baby dinosaur hatches out, he’s so out of place that his grisly big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet […]

Elmer

David McKee’s stunning illustrations give Elmer lots of toddler appeal and this is a lovely book to read to youngsters to illustrate the message that it’s OK to be different and not just one of the crowd! Elmer and the Lost Teddy:Baby Elephant can’t sleep because he has lost his teddy, so Elmer sets off […]

Elmer’s special Day

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.

Elmer on Stilts

The hunters are coming and all the elephants are worried. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, comes up with a plan to outwit the hunters but things don’t turn out quite as planned…

Elmer in the Snow

At the first hint of a chill in the air, Elmer’s friends start complaining about the cold, so Elmer decides to show them what cold weather is really like. They set off for a walk up a mountain, and the higher they get, the colder it gets. A good snowball fight at the top warms […]

Elmer and the Wind

Aided and abetted by his ventriloquist cousin, Wilbur, Elmer pretends to be blown away on the windiest day. They make fools of the other elephants, but when the laughter dies down, Elmer reassures them that a heavy elephant is safe in the worst of gales. When he tries to prove it, much to his surprise, […]

Elmer and the Stranger

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.

Elmer and the Rainbow

Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But something dreadful has happened: the rainbow has lost its colours! Elmer decides to give his own colours to the rainbow. But what will happen to Elmer if he gives the rainbow his own colours? […]

Elmer and Super El

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.

Amazing Machines:Patrolling Police Cars

Patrol the streets with some cool animal drivers in this cheerful picture book all about police cars. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must-have for bookshelves everywhere.

Amazing Machines:Awsome Ambulances

Turn on the siren and zoom down the streets with some animal paramedics in this cheerful picture book all about ambulances. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must-have for bookshelves everywhere.

Goldilocks and the three bears

Follow the naughty Goldilocks into the house of the three bears, and see what happens when they come home and find her!

Three Little Pigs

Join the three little pigs as they set off to see the world, build their houses and encounter the big, bad wolf.

Little Red Riding Hood

Find out why grandmother has such big teeth!

The Gingerbread Man

Run, run as fast as you can, you can’t catch him, he’s the Gingerbread Man! But although he may be able to out-run everyone, can the Gingerbread Man outwit the cunning fox?

Snow White

When Snow White is left alone in the forest, she meets seven dwarfs… With the help of her new friends, will Snow White remain the fairest in the land?

The town mouse and the country mouse

This charming tale, first told by Aesop, has enchanted children for generations. Discover what happens when a town mouse comes to visit his country cousin.

The Potty Book

It’s time to potty! No long-winded potty training in this book. Just brightly coloured potties in use that will delight, inspire, and gently coax the newest of potty-goers.

Harry and The Dinosaurs Happy Birthday

Harry and his dinosaurs love birthday parties, so Harry’s disappointed when big sister, Sam, says she’s going to one – alone. Not only is it Mr Oakley’s birthday, but Harry finds out that it’s the dinosaurs’ one hundred millionth birthday too! Harry decides to throw a surprise birthday party and soon even Sam helps to […]

Emergency-Fire Trucks and other Awesome Engines

It’s all go in this action-packed book. Discover a different emergency vehicle on each page, from fire engines and police cars to lifeboats, breakdown trucks, rescue helicopters and more. With colourful illustrations and fun, rhyming text, this awesome book is perfect for vehicle-mad little ones. Children will love spotting all the details on each page […]

Dig Dig Digging

All the favourites are here in this bright, bold picture book for machine-mad little ones – from diggers and tractors, to cranes, bulldozers and more! With fun, rhyming text and vibrant artwork, this is perfect for sharing and reading aloud. Children will love spotting all the details on each page and joining in with all […]

Big Digger ABC

This bright and busy picture book is packed with all the vehicles little ones love, from diggers and fire engines to spaceships and underwater robots. With one vehicle for every letter from A to Z, this is an exciting introduction to the alphabet and the perfect picture book for machine-mad little ones.

Choo Choo Clickety Clack

It’s all go in this action-packed picture book. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from trains and buses, to racing cars, bikes, and even a hot air balloon! Children will love spotting all the details on each page, and joining in with all the different sounds; as trains ‘clickety clack’, buses ‘bruum’ and planes […]

Roar

Bold lions love roar, roar, roaring, while cubs play – racing, chasing… Young children will love meeting all the wild and wonderful animals in this fun-packed picture-book safari, with galloping zebras, prowling tigers, water-squirting elephants, jumping kangaroos and more!

Snap!

Young children will love meeting all their favourite sea creatures in this lively picture book packed with snapping sharks, colourful octopuses, gliding whales, playful seals and lots more!

Zoom Rocket Zoom

Come on a fantastic adventure to the moon and deep into space! This exciting book is full of amazing astronauts and super space vehicles. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from rockets and moon buggies, to robot rovers, satellites and more. Little ones will love spotting all the details on each page and joining […]

Topsy and Tim have Itchy Heads

Topsy and Tim Have Itchy Heads, the twins catch head lice at school! Mummy isn’t too pleased at first but soon she finds a good way of getting rid of the itchy problem!

Topsy and Tim at the farm

A Topsy and Tim story. Topsy and Tim have fun meeting all kinds of interesting animals at the farm. What happens when they meet some geese?

Topsy and Tim go to the Dentist

In Topsy and Tim: Go to the Dentist children can find out how to keep their teeth healthy and discover that going to the dentist isn’t such a scary experience after all.

Topsy and Tim Play Football

Topsy and Tim join the local football club. Along with their friends, they practice their skills, including dribbling a ball around cones. Then they play a proper game. It’s so much fun that Topsy and Tim want to play football every day!

Topsy and Tim go to the doctor

Tim wakes up with a sore throat, so Mummy and Dad decide he needs to visit the Doctor. Dr Sims looks in his mouth, listens to his chest and soon knows what’s wrong. Tim goes home with a bottle of medicine to make him feel better, but Topsy soon starts to feel worse!

Topsy and Tim go on an Aeroplane

In Go on an Aeroplane share Topsy and Tim’s aeroplane adventure as they meet the stewardess, the pilot. Also, learn all about the airport and discover that sucking sweets can stop little ears from popping!

Topsy and Tim have a Birthday Party

It’s Topsy and Tim’s birthday and that means a party! Follow their adventures as they hang the decorations, open their presents and share the fun with all their friends.

Topsy and Tim Learn to Swim

Going to the swimming pool for the first time can be daunting but Topsy and Tim are having fun! Follow the twins on their adventures as they have lessons, learn to swim without their armbands and take part in a swimming competition.

Topsy and Tim go Camping

Topsy and Tim have fun visiting the zoo and soon decide that all the zoo animals would make great pets. Mummy and Dad have other ideas, though.

Topsy and Tim go to the Zoo

Topsy and Tim have fun visiting the zoo and soon decide that all the zoo animals would make great pets. Mummy and Dad have other ideas, though.

Dear Zoo- Wild Animals

Wild animals, feature in this first little board book featuring Rod Campbell’s classic Dear Zoo artwork. Perfect size for little hands to hold. and will provide hours of fun and entertainment as children start to recognise the subjects and love books.

Dear Zoo- Pets

Pets feature in this little board book featuring Rod Campbell’s classic Dear Zoo artwork. Perfect size for little hands to hold, and will provide hours of fun and entertainment as children start to recognise the subjects and love books.

Dear Zoo- Colours

Colours feature in this little board book featuring Rod Campbell’s classic Dear Zoo artwork. Perfect size for little hands to hold, and will provide hours of fun and entertainment as children start to recognise the subjects and love books.

Dear Zoo-Numbers

Numbers feature in this little board book featuring Rod Campbell’s classic Dear Zoo artwork. Perfect size for little hands to hold, and will provide hours of fun and entertainment as children start to recognise the subjects and love books.

Hello Gruffalo!

Perfect for small paws, featuring Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the hungry Gruffalo! With bold, bright colours and simple text, this fabulous board book is the perfect gift for young Gruffalo fans.

Gruffalo, What Can You See?

Perfect for small paws, featuring Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the hungry Gruffalo! With bold, bright colours and simple text, this fabulous board book is the perfect gift for young Gruffalo fans.

Gruffalo Growl

Who can you hear in the deep dark wood? Is it Snake, hissing in the leaves? Or Owl, hooting in the trees? Journey through the deep dark wood with Snake, Owl, Fox and Mouse and discover who is making the growling noise!

Gruffalo Spot and Say

Can you spot the Gruffalo and friends? Step inside the deep dark wood and keep your eyes peeled!

Baby Animals- 3 Board Books

Introduce your little ones to these Baby Animals board books. Come and meet baby animals, explore bright rainbow words, and enjoy some counting fun with this sweet set of shaped board books. Perfect to read together!

Baby Steps-In the Ocean

Dive in and meet the ocean friends! Sweet illustrations and a simple rhyme make this the perfect book for bath time.

Not My Bottom- On the Farm

A Shorse? A Pooster? Discover a muddled-up world of wacky creatures with these hilariously fun, interactive board books. From the jungle wilderness to the busy farm, little ones will love flipping the pages to create all kinds of silly, laugh-out-loud combinations.

Early Learners Farm

From the farm to the sea and vehicles on the go to brilliant things you’ll see at bedtime, these mini board books are full of first words for children to find and learn. With their eye-catching artwork and simple words, these books are great for snuggling up with.

Early Learners On The Go

From the farm to the sea and vehicles on the go to brilliant things you’ll see at bedtime, these mini board books are full of first words for children to find and learn. With their eye-catching artwork and simple words, these books are great for snuggling up with.

Early Learners Sea

From the farm to the sea and vehicles on the go to brilliant things you’ll see at bedtime, these mini board books are full of first words for children to find and learn. With their eye-catching artwork and simple words, these books are great for snuggling up with.

Early Learners Bedtime

From the farm to the sea and vehicles on the go to brilliant things you’ll see at bedtime, these mini board books are full of first words for children to find and learn. With their eye-catching artwork and simple words, these books are great for snuggling up with.

Baby’s very First Bedtime

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Colours

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Cuddly Animals

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Dinosaurs

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Farm Animals

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Farm

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Fluffy Animals

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Let’s Get Dressed

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Mealtime

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Pets

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Playtime

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Tractor

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Bathtime

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Trucks

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Wild Animals

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Baby’s very First Words

Full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

Tall and Short – My Little World

From a heavyweight hippo to a feather-light frog, this peek-through collection of animal opposites makes learning come to life! With bright artwork and peek-through pages, learning is brought to life! This fun board book will delight young children.