By Jeanne Willis, Stephanie Laberis
Celebrating acceptance and being who you really are, this joyful story is about Cliff, the crocodile who wants to wear a dress.When the hyenas laugh at Cliff, he pretends he's dressing up for a play. But no play exists! Luckily his friend Freddy comes to the rescue and creates a show for Cliff to star in. But what will his dad say when he sees him?A funny story about inclusion and supporting your friends and family.Jeanne Willis is an award-winning author who has written over 150 books, including The Bog Baby, the Paddington Movie novelisation and Tadpole's Promise.
Fergus Barnaby Goes on Holiday
By David Barrow
The delightfully stylish and funny debut book from Sebastian Walker Award winner David Barrow, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016 with Have You Seen My Elephant?Fergus Barnaby is going on holiday. He has packed his suitcase... but there's something missing.He has lent his bucket and spade to Fred!And his swimming goggles to Emily Rose!And his kite to Teddy!Off he goes to fetch them - will the holiday ever begin? Visit David at davebarrowillustration.co.uk and follow him at @DaveBarrow3.
By Julia Jarman, Fred Blunt
A Hilaire Belloc-esque cautionary tale for fussy eaters - you'd better eat up!Dinnertime isn't easy in Freda's house.Mum cooks beans. YUK!Grandma cooks fish and chips. YUK!Dad cooks crispy duck. YUK! YUK! YUK!There just isn't any pleasing Fussy Freda. But her cat is not so fussy - and this causes a culinary catastrophe!This deliciously funny story will have toddlers calling out for more, and more, and MORE!Read more about award-winning Julia at http://www.juliajarman.com/Find out more about Fred Blunt at http://fredbluntillustration.com/
Friends for a Day
By Neal Layton
Clever and wonderfully original - a celebration of friendship, kindness and living life to the full.A reissue of this award-winning picture book by Neal Layton. Winner of the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award. Bartholomew leads a quiet life. But he is a kindly sort of bear, so when his new friend, the Bug, is in a tremendous hurry to find the bright lights, he decides to help him on his way. Bear soon finds himself in the big city, which is like nothing he's ever known before. But why is Bug in such a hurry?'A life-affirming story, gloriously illustrated' Julia Eccleshare'Wonderfully messy, child-friendly drawings against hip, graphic backgrounds' Daily Mail
By Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen
A follow-up to I Will Love You Anyway, this touching rhyming story is full of friendship and tail wagging and will touch a chord with all children who love pets - by the bestselling author of the Kipper and Wibbly Pig series.'Fetch!' and 'Sit!' and 'Stay!' I understand them all. Those are the words I know. But what is 'Fred'?Fred the dog may not know his name yet or how to stay out of trouble but one little boy will love him no matter what.Praise for Mick Inkpen:'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' GuardianPraise for Zoe and Beans:'These books will become well-loved members of any child's book collection.' CarouselFor activities, competitions and other fun stuff check out www.chloeinkpen.comMick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.
Fun with Friends Sticker Activity
By Enid Blyton
A fun-filled activity book - with fabulous stickers - to entertain fans of the brand-new CGI TV Noddy Toyland Detective series, screening on Milkshake every morning.Noddy is Toyland's new detective. If there's something lost, missing or unusual happening in Toyland, Noddy and his friends Bumpy Dog and Revs the Car are the investigating dream team who find out what's going on and how to make things right. With the help of his Who-What-Where book, Noddy asks questions and uncovers clues to solve the mystery and save the day.
By Ellie Sandall
Full of fun and energy, this rhythmic, rhyming story by bright star Ellie Sandall stars some mischievous lemurs.It's time to wake up!Come down from the tree.Follow me, follow me, follow me!Follow the lemurs on their adventure through the jungle - what happens when they meet a snappy crocodile?'Lyrically written, Follow Me has a mesmeric quality that leaves you wanting to enjoy multiple consecutive readings. A real gem.' Huffington Post
Favourite Mixed Up Fairy Tales
By Hilary Robinson, Sarah Horne
First came the phenomenal bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales with sales over 100,000 copies to date, and now comes More Mixed up Fairy Tales! This ingenious split-page, spiral bound book lets you create your own hilarious versions of the most-loved rhymes. What would happen if the Pied Piper grew long hair and flew away with a yellow brick road? The total number of mix ups is 1728 combinations! Includes: The Pied Piper, The Little Mermaid, Pinocchio, Rapunzel, Tom Thumb, Rumpstiltskin, The Gingerbread Man, Robin Hood, Thumbelina, Hansel and Gretel and The Frog Prince.Praise for Mixed Up Fairy Tales: 'Variations enough for plenty of delightfully silly combinations.' - Guardian
Flip, Flap, Mr Croc
By Jo Lodge
Since he was created, Mr Croc has sold over a million books worldwide.Mix and match with Mr Croc! Mr Croc loves dressing up as a cowboy, a pirate and even an astronaut. But sometimes he gets mixed up. Flip the pages to change Mr Croc's clothes and create tons of colourful outfits.Children will love finding the funniest outfit combinations using the interactive split-page, spiral bound format.'Jo Lodge's delightful Mr Croc series... boasts fabulous pop-ups...' Observer
Foxy and Egg
By Alex T. Smith
Egg rolls up to the house of the wicked Foxy DuBois. Foxy is always very kind to strangers and invites Egg in, but she's got a glint in her eye, and has devilish plans. The clues are there: recipe books, and pictures of fried eggs adorning her walls. Be careful, Egg!'If you're not in fits of giggles by the back endpaper, there's something wrong with you!' The BookbagThese crazy characters also star in their own fiction series- Foxy Tales.Alex T Smith is the World Book Day illustrator for 2014 and also the author of the internationally bestselling fiction series Claude, which was shortlisted for the Waterstone's prize and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club.Follow Alex at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and https://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith
By Mij Kelly, Charles Fuge
Hooray - it's Friendly Day! A day for sharing, a day for caring, when everyone is nice, when Cow reads Snail a fairy tale and cats do NOT eat mice.Illustrated by the one and only Charles Fuge whose Little Wombat series has sold over 1 million copies, Friendly Day is a wonderful rhyming story full of friendship, love and hugs!When a little mouse is cornered by a hungry cat, he manages to persuade her that today is Friendly Day - a day when everyone shares and is kind. So, Cat lets Mouse go and finds Dog to give him a hug! But when the trio come across a big bear, he is not so easily persuaded...Children will laugh out loud at this amusing story of a clever mouse who tricks a hungry cat into sparing his life by telling the cat that it's Friendly day... the one day in the year when all animals must share, care, and be nice to one another.www.mijkelly.com
A Fashion Fairytale
By Emma Thomson
Pearl is an ordinary girl - but she has a very extraordinary secret. She is a real sea princess! It is Princess Fashion Week and Pearl is just in time for the show. But Princess Selen, the famous supermodel, is having a super tantrum! How will Pearl persuade her that the show must go on Princess Pearl brings together all the essential elements of a little girl's imagination - princesses, friendship and a touch of magic! Collect all four eBooks: A Birthday Ball, A Friend to Treasure, and A Royal Ballet.'... the book gets five stars...' A Parent
A Friend to Treasure
By Emma Thomson
Pearl is an ordinary girl - but she has a very extraordinary secret. She is a real sea princess! There's an emergency in the Underwater Kingdom and Princess Velvet has been swept up on a tidal wave all the way from their enemies in the Reef Kingdom. Can Princess Pearl befriend the poorly princess and make her better Princess Pearl brings together all the essential elements of a little girl's imagination - princesses, friendship and a touch of magic! Collect all four eBooks: A Birthday Ball, A Royal Ballet, and A Fashion Fairytale.'... the book gets five stars...' A Parent
By Michael Broad
Following on from the success of the first book in which he got his name, this book sees Forget-Me-Not trying to make friends. His mama points out that friendships are not always instant and sometimes they take time to blossom, just like the blossom on the trees. It takes a while but it's always worth the wait. So when Forget-Me-Not meets Cherry, he decides to wait and see what happens...
Felicity Wishes: Twilight and Twirls
By Emma Thomson
With only a week to go to the Blossom Ball, Felicity Wishes and her friends have their first dance lesson. Felicity tries the tango, the waltz and the foxtrot, but with two left feet will she ever be a dancing winner?
Forget-Me-Not: Beautiful Buttercup
By Michael Broad
When the other animals jeer at Ugly, the little warthog, Forget-Me-Not shows them that she is both beautiful and brave.A new story about the little elephant learning about the world. Bright and sensitive illustrations full of wit and action for the youngest children.
The Flying Diggers
By Ian Whybrow, David Melling
Transforming diggers, a rescue adventure and the power of imagination - a surefire hit with boys, created by the bestselling Ian Whybrow and David Melling.When Teddy's grandpa makes Teddy and his best friend Ruby some toy diggers they don't realise how special they are . . . until they start to play with them and the diggers transform into magic flying diggers and swoop the children off for a fantastic jungle adventure. The author of Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs and the ilustrator of The Kiss That Missed join forces once again to bring you a dynamic and engaging book for boys.
Felicity Wishes: Island of Secrets
By Emma Thomson
There are some fairy secrets so treasured that they are hidden far away in a place called Island of Secrets. Only a handful of fairies have ever visited this special place, until the day Felicity Wishes and her friends accidentally land there... With a magical pop-up island, press-out and play characters and fairy treasure hunt games.
Felicity Wishes: Cooking Magic
By Emma Thomson
Step-by-step recipes show you how to make 15 fairy recipes, including magical muffins, heart-shaped biscuits, fudge flowers and fairy cakes for you and your friends.It also includes how to throw a cooking party, top tips, essential cooking equipment, a certificate of cooking magic an envelope to keep your recipe cuttings, and a wipe-clean cake decorating template insert.
Felicity Wishes: Dress-Up and Dramas
By Emma Thomson
Felicity's fancy dress party is the talk of the school, but the theme is a little unusual - nature! Her friends can't think of what to dress-up as other than a boring old twig or a leaf, until Felicity opens their eyes to the beautiful world around them... A stunning novelty book.