I Am a Book
By Roger Hargreaves
Have you ever imagined what it might feel like to be a book? Or a pencil? An ocean? A pair of scissors? Or, even, a sausage? Well, Roger Hargreaves has - and it's hilarious! The poetry classic is also in rhyme - most of the time!I am an orange you're going to peel.But - you don't think about how I feel!Ouch! That hurt! But you don't care!You peel away. It's most unfair!Roger Hargreaves was the bestselling creator of the Mr Men series. I Am a Book was first published by Hodder Children's Books in 1984.
I Do Not Eat the Colour Green
By Lynne Rickards, Margaret Chamberlain
Marlene McKean loves all the colours of the rainbow except for one - she absolutely hates the colour green!
I Really Want to Eat a Child
By Sylviane Donnio, Dorothee De Monfreid
Achilles is tired of eating bananas every day. What he really wants is to eat a child - but mum and dad aren't being co-operative! What an idea! They try sausage and chocolate cake, but Achilles is not interested. Will Achilles finally be able to eat a child - or is he just a little too little!'An amusing story with wonderfully expressive illustrations.' - The Independent'The appetizing mixture of domestic breakfast concerns and fierce child-eating monsters will leave children hungry for more.' - Publishers Weekly
I Will Love You Anyway
By Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen
I don't do 'sit!'I don't do 'stay!'But I will love you anyway.From the celebrated creators of Kipper, Wibbly Pig, and Zoe and Beans comes a picture book to treasure. Dog is very badly behaved - he destroys everything, chases cars and won't stop running away! But when he finds himself lost and alone there is one person he can count on.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.
I'll Wait, Mr Panda
By Steve Antony
Mr Panda is making a surprise. What is it? The animals must wait and see.But waiting is BORING.Only one little penguin has the patience and politeness to stick around. Will he be rewarded?This delicious picture book combines stunning art, an unforgettable panda and a hilarious lesson in good manners.Steve Antony's Please Mr Panda has taken the publishing world by storm. The first print run was 115,000 hardback copies."...there's a new pre-school politeness tsar in town." THE TIMES
In the City
By Katherine Lodge
From the department store to the cafe, Mimi and her family are having fun in the city. Can you find them in every scene? Hours of eye-boggling fun! With an exciting board game and a fun rhyming text.Preschoolers will find the ordinary extraordinary with Mimi! Every page is packed with colourful activity as Mimi enjoys common first experiences in a familiar and comforting world.'A lovely, fun book for little ones that follows the Where's Wally format.' The Bookbag
Is It Bedtime Wibbly Pig? Board Book
By Mick Inkpen
Wibbly Pig isn't tired at all! He wants to splash in the bath, count the stairs to the bedroom and bounce around on his bed. But in the end, he snuggles down to sleep with his cuddly toys.This board book version of the classic Wibbly story is perfect for the youngest Wibbly fans.
Is it Really Nearly Christmas?
By Joyce Dunbar, Victoria Turnbull
'This isn't any old night, this is a magic night!'A stunning picture book from a gifted storyteller and award-winning illustrator that perfectly captures the joy and anticipation of Christmas Eve.There's only one more sleep till Christmas and Lucas and Willow, the moon and the stars are all waiting ... While they wait, the children remember everything they love about Christmas, but they don't notice that the magic has already begun ...
By Emma Thomson
Isabella's toys have been hidden away for years until she discovers the lost key to the toy box. This is the start of the toys' new adventures and the discovery of lots of special secrets...With beautiful watercolour artwork, adorable characters, special flaps that reveal the toys secrets, and a lovely padded cover, this is a picture book to be treasured.
Isabella's Toybox: Oscar's Secret
By Emma Thomson
Oscar loves to spend his days entertaining his friends in the toybox. But when Isabella sets off for a picnic and accidentally leaves him behind, Oscar discovers a yummy new world to keep him busy! Will the toys discover his secret?
It's the Troll
By Sally Grindley, Peter Utton
An interactive retelling of a classic fairy tale with flaps and peepholes, following the success of the bestselling Shhh! - will keep children hooked!There is no grass left and the goats are starving! On the other side of the river the fields are bursting with fresh green grass... but they need your help to get past the nasty troll!Based on The Three Billy Goats Gruff, children can lift the flaps and peep through the holes as they follow the adventure.Praise for Shhh!: 'This book is FANTASTIC for storytime with a group of children. It's great to read it with inflection, pretending to be scared of the giant and telling the kids to SHHH!' Goodreads reviewer'I have worked in a pre-school for 24 years and this is by far their favourite book. The children sit there quietly and as you read the book they are hooked!' Amazon reviewer