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By Catherine Robinson. 2017
Escape to the country this summer with a laugh-out-loud read, full of Yorkshire warmth and wisdom'Wonderfully warm and funny' Cathy…Woodman, bestselling author of Trust Me I'm A VetWill is a Yorkshire lad, through and through. He's in his element when he's outside in the country air, not stuck in a classroom wasting his youth and the beauty of Yorkshire. When he starts as an apprentice farrier, his first few days are a baptism of fire. His fellow apprentice is a wind-up merchant and his gruff boss, Stanley, ribs him mercilessly about his tea drinking habit. But in this chaotic environment, the three of them form a brotherhood, and soon, Will realises that the coming year is going to teach him a lot more than how to shoe a horse properly...A charming story full of dry Yorkshire humour and warmth - a must-read for fans of James Herriot, Clare Balding, Countryfile and The Shepherd's Life.*Continue the adventures of Posh Lad in Catherine Robinson's next hilarious novel, WHERE THERE'S MUCK, available to pre-order now!*
By Mwenye Hadithi. 2008
In the days long ago, Giraffe was the noisiest animal on the Great African Plain. He shouted a lot and…he laughed all the time. This is the story of how the littlest Egret proved to Laughing Giraffe that you don't need to be loud to be heard.
By Liz Kessler. 2016
A red Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling Emily Windsnap author, Liz Kessler, and Laura Tonge,…with illustrations from Mike Phillips.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Amy's pony, Jenny, is lonely in her new stable yard, but soon finds some clever ways to make new friends. From fellow pony Peanut, to kittens, chickens and a family of baby sparrows - there's always friendship to be found.
By Steve Cole. 2016
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and…reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.She's green. She's fluffy. She's . . . MONSTAR.Monstar's been given her very own 'hamstar' as a pet, but when it accidentally gets turned into a giant and escapes, can our favourite furry monster save the day? A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs, and the Young Bond books. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated for Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
By Alan Gibbons, Rachel Gibbons, Megan Gibbons. 2016
A full colour blue Early Reader story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel.Early Readers…are stepping stones from picture books to reading books perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Katie Cat saw it first. It was a single white flake drifting down from the sky. It's a snowy day, and that means snowball fights and playing outside with friends. Even the littlest animals can have fun in the snow.A delightful new Weirdibeasts story from million-copy-selling author Alan Gibbons writing with his daughters, Megan and Rachel, and illustrated by Jane Porter.
By Rachel Bright. 2017
Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside.Greedy squirrels…Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ...A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals!'A charming story about sharing and friendship.' Parents in Touch'Reminiscent of Julia Donaldson.' The Sun'Delightful to read again and again.' The Bookbag'A truly delightful tale.' The School Librarian.
By Kes Gray. 2017
The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!This absurdly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book is guaranteed to get children…giggling!From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog. *Over 1 million copies sold*According to Frog ...Cats sit on gnats,Dogs sit on logs,Alpacas sit on cream crackers,Armadillos sit on pillows andChicks sit on bricks.But wait! Cat doesn't like sitting on gnats, they keep biting his bottom! Will Frog and Dog help him change the rules?'This animal rhyming silliness goes from strength to strength.' The Guardian'Will have children in fits of giggles.' Parents in TouchCan't get enough? Look out for: Oi Frog, Oi Dog, Oi Duck-billed Platypus, Oi PuppiesOi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series. Loved by children and parents, the books have won numerous awards, including the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award, and been shortlisted for many more!
By Peter Bently. 2017
Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, teams up with the creator of Little Wombat, Charles Fuge, for this heartwarming…story."Where will they sleep? I really can't say.Oh, I shouldn't have said they could all come and stay!"But Bramble was kind. He would never say noTo three little creatures with nowhere to go.One stormy night, Bramble Badger offers his home to a group of animals in need and gets more than he bargained for! He's worried about how everyone will fit, but when his house is crowded with friends, he gains something truly special.A wonderful rhyming story full of friendship, love and fun, beautifully illustrated by the one and only Charles Fuge.
By David Melling. 2015
Six presents, five balloons, four pieces of cake ... all lead to one birthday hug! A delightful celebration of numbers…with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian
By Lauren St John. 2016
A full colour red Early Reader story about a dog who comes home for Christmas from BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-winning…author, Lauren St John.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.If Luka could have anything in the world for Christmas, it would be to see Buddy again, his red and grey mongrel with one floppy ear. But Buddy has been missing for months. Then again, sometimes, at Christmas time, wishes really do come true.
By Giles Andreae. 1999
Come down to the farmyard for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book!The rooster wakes the…farm up with a cock-a-doodle-doo! The sheepdog won't stop barking, and the cows begin to moo.Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures, and joining in with all the great sound words, as they discover lots of exciting farm animals. Including moo-ing cows, oink-ing pigs, sheep, donkeys, horses and more!Each page introduces a different animal, with a short read-aloud rhyme."Picture books like these get everything right - funny witty verses complemented by vivacious and colourful illustrations" Books for KeepsFrom the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance.
By David Melling. 2015
Sheep, bunnies, owl, bear . . . come for a woodland walk with Douglas and discover his animal friends. A…delightful celebration of animals with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws. David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian
By Monique Polak, Jane Heinrichs. 2019
Our favorite pretend princess, Angelica, aka Jelly, is back! A case of mistaken identity, a wild imagination and a love…of storytelling leads Jelly to tell her friend Joon and the new kid she's just met, Leo, that she's a part-time lion trainer at the local animal rescue center. Her inventiveness has them completely convinced, but things get a bit more complicated when the resident lioness, Mwezi, escapes from her enclosure and the kids look to Jelly’s "expertise" to save the day.
By David Melling. 2017
Join Douglas for Christmas magic in the eighth Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.6 million copies…to date in 24 languages!Hugless Douglas knows what Christmas is all about - snowing sheep, finding a tree, sledging and and making new friends like Rudi the Reindeer! And one more thing of course... Christmas hugs!David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his seventh book about Douglas the brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
By David Melling. 2012
This bright, bold, rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to colours for the…very young and great to read aloud.Small children will fall in love with Splosh as he searches for his fluffy duck friends and discovers colours along the way!Don't miss Splosh! - the first book in the series and a brilliant introduction to counting.Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. Daily Mail
If your child struggles to drift off at night, Let's Go to Sleep is the answer. This beautifully illustrated story…is the only book you need for calm, relaxed bedtimes, night after night.Let's Go to Sleep is specially designed to soothe your child to sleep, helping them wind down and relax at the end of the day. Including five simple and effective steps to help ease your child to sleep, this lulling story features techniques and prompts that effortlessly encourage both reader and listener to breathe deep and dream. So enter the magical Forest of Dreams and follow Mama Bird as she leads a drowsy crew of animal friends on the gentle journey to sleep.Book features:- Opportunities to personalise the text and include your child's name in the story- Cues to help readers slow down and use their voices more effectively for bedtime- Deep breathing embedded in the narrative to maximise relaxation for both adult and child
By Liz Kessler. 2017
An Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling EMILY WINDSNAP author, Liz Kessler, and Laura Tonge, with…illustrations from Mike Phillips.Jenny the pony is always getting into trouble ... until she meets James, a little boy in a wheelchair. James and Jenny are the perfect match, and are a perfect team when they compete in the big Spring Gala together.
By David Melling. 2012
This bright, bold rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to numbers and counting…for the very young and great to read aloud.Count from one to ten with the adorable Splosh and his hilarious fluffy duck friends as they waddle, quack and flap along the diving board. Will they be brave enough to dive into the paddling pool?Don't miss Colour with Splosh! - the second book in this popular series and a brilliant introduction to colours.Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail
By Giles Andreae. 2017
There are many different types of families. But none so unusual as this one - it includes a dinosaur!It's not…every day that a dinosaur takes up residence! It's lots of fun because Dinosaur loves to join in. He loves to bake and paint, he adores singing and skipping, and he thinks school is great. But dinosaurs are different. For one thing they are very big and sometimes very clumsy, so wherever Dinosaur goes chaos is sure to follow . . .A warm and funny story about the most unconventional of friendships, from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.Also in the series:I Love My Mummy Winner of the Booktrust Early Years AwardI Love My Daddy A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller
By Las aventuras de Lana. 2021
EL MEJOR AMIGO DEL MUNDO ES EL PERRO. ¡LAS MEJORES AVENTURAS SON LAS DE LANA! *SIGUE LAS HUELLAS DE LA…SERIE MÁS ANIMAL* ¡Hola, amiguitos humanoides! ¿Sabéis por qué Lana está TAN emocionada? Porque ¡ha llegado otro AMIGO al barrio! Se llama TRASTO y es el nuevo perro de los vecinos. El único problema es que TRASTO es… ¡MUY trasto! Es tan gracioso como desastroso. Suerte que sus amigos estarán a su lado para que aprenda a no meter tanto la PATA. ¡BIENVENIDOS A LA PANDILLA PERRUNA!