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Orchard Ballet Stories for Young Children

Saviour Pirotta, Brigette Barrager
Contributors:
Saviour Pirotta, Brigette Barrager
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There's A House Inside My Mummy

Giles Andreae, Vanessa Cabban
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Vanessa Cabban

There's a house inside my Mummy Where my little brother grows,or maybe it's my little sisterNo-one really knows. A gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his little brother or sister to arrive. Told with humour and a simple rhyming text, this is the perfect picture book for all expectant brothers and sisters!

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The Orchard Book of Bedtime Fairy Tales

Helen Craig
Authors:
Helen Craig
Wayland

A Photographic View of Crime and Punishment

Alex Woolf
Authors:
Alex Woolf

Find out how society's treatment of people who break the law was transformed in Victorian times with the introduction of an organised police force. How has this affected criminal activity? Have the punishments given changed over the years? Starting in 1812, this book takes a look at how prisons, and the treatment of prisoners, have changed over the past 200 years.The Past in Pictures series gives a fascinating look at life in Britain through the photographs of The National Archives. It looks at past eras; at the way rich and poor families lived, the concept of holidays and leisure time for families and how the role of men, women and children from Victorian times, through two world wars, to modern Britain, have changed.

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Clarice Bean, That's Me

Lauren Child
Authors:
Lauren Child

"This book is about me, Clarice Bean. It's a very funny book and all of the pages have pictures, mostly of me. There are some annoying bits when my little brother barges in on pages 8 and 9, so you might want to miss them out . . ."All Clarice Bean wants is a bit of peace and quiet. But that can be hard to find in a house where your little brother is being utterly annoying, your big brother is in the dark tunnel of adolescence and your granddad's pouring soup on his cornflakes.Clarice introduces us to her life and family in the original book that launched the hugely successful, critically-acclaimed Clarice Bean series. This multi award-winning, bestselling picture book is a classic tale of family life that will have you laughing out loud.Winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the Norfolk Children's Book Award, and highly commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

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Katie's London Christmas

James Mayhew
Authors:
James Mayhew

Discover the magic of London at Christmas time with classic picture book character, Katie. When Katie and Jack are woken up late on Christmas Eve by a loud sneeze, little do they realise that they are about to embark on the most amazing evening! Soon they are flying high across London, over snow-dusted landmarks, through the star-scattered sky with the one and only Father Christmas, in his sleigh, with his magical reindeer! But can they help Father Christmas to deliver all his presents and be back in time for Christmas morning? This is the perfect gift and why not collect all 13 Katie titles, including Katie in London:London comes to life in this magical adventure - Independent on Sunday This story features some of London's best sights, including: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and many more landmarks.

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Katie's Picture Show

James Mayhew
Authors:
James Mayhew
Orchard Books

The Orchard Book of Classic Shakespeare Verse

Gina Pollinger, Emma Chichester Clark
Contributors:
Gina Pollinger, Emma Chichester Clark
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I Love You

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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The Orchard Book of Funny Fairy Tales

Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
Wayland

A Photographic View of Holidays

Alex Woolf
Authors:
Alex Woolf

Photographs from The National Archives show how holidays were taken from the Victorian times through to the 20th Century. Where did people go on holiday, where did they stay and what kind of activities did they do?

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I Love My Mummy

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd
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One for All and All for Lunch!

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

A collection of short stories, each told by a different character from the Jiggy McCue stories. Here we have tales from the points of view not only of Jiggy, but also Pete, Angie, and even Stallone the cat. Full of Michael Lawrence's trademark surreal humour, and told with wit and verve, these will appeal to all Jiggy fans.

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The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

Martin Waddell, Emma Chichester Clark
Contributors:
Martin Waddell, Emma Chichester Clark

Martin Waddell has brought together nine favourite stories, skillfully retelling them for today's children. From the fun and humour of the proud Emperor with his splendid new clothes to the gentle sadness of the Little Mermaid, and with a colourful cast of witches, princesses, toys and animals, this rich and varied collection is guaranteed to delight and entertain readers young and old. Emma Chichester Clark's glorious illustrations bring the tales vividly to life, making this book a joy to share and a gift to treasure.

2015 Catalogue

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About Us

Orchard Books

Orchard Books offers the very best in children’s books for all ages. Our range is award-winning and sells all over the world. Younger readers can choose from favourite picture books such as Charlie and Lola, Dig, Dig Digging and Giraffes Can't Dance, older readers can escape in the fantasy of Rainbow Magic or Beast Quest, while teens can indulge in Gallagher Girls or Horowitz Horror. From the young, bright and bold to the edgy, glamorous and intense, Orchard Books provides a rich treasure-trove of titles.

Orchard Books

Orchard Books offers the very best in children’s books for all ages. Our range is award-winning and sells all over the world. Younger readers can choose from favourite picture books such as Charlie and Lola, Dig, Dig Digging and Giraffes Can’t Dance, older readers can escape in the fantasy of Rainbow Magic or Beast Quest, while teens can indulge in Gallagher Girls or Horowitz Horror. From the young, bright and bold to the edgy, glamorous and intense, Orchard Books provides a rich treasure-trove of titles...

Press Release

Orchard Books to be Read on CBeebies

We are very excited to announce that two of our books will be read on CBeebies on their ‘Bedtime Stories Feature’ next week!

Hachette Children's Books

Spring 2015 Rights Guides

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Press Release

Jamie Thompson's ' The Dark Lord' Wins Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012

Orchard Books is thrilled to announce that Jamie Thomson, author of Dark Lord: The Teenage Years is a Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner 2012 in the 7-14 category.