By Jessica Townsend
WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2018 YOUNGER FICTION CATEGORY International bestselling new series. Enter the Wundrous world of Morrigan Crow and Nevermoor - the most fantastical children's series of the year."Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical ... quite simply one of the best children's books I've read in years" - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike"An extraordinary story full of magics great and small" - Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars"Endlessly inventive, with a fresh delight on every page. Nevermoor rewrites the genre of the Chosen Child novel. This is a special book" - David Solomons, author of My Brother is a Superhero"A full-speed joy of a book; funny, quick-footed, and wildly, magically inventive" - Katherine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers"A wonderful, warm-hearted magical adventure" - Sunday Express"Funny and delightful" - The Sunday TimesMorrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she's whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupiter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor.There she's invited to join the Wundrous Society. Mystery, magic and protection are hers - if only she can pass four impossible trials, using an exceptional talent. Which she doesn't have...Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and His Dark Materials, this series takes readers into an extraordinary world, setting hope and imagination alive.Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
By Margaret Mahy
A joyful jumble of poems, songs and stories.The full colour gift edition of this wonderfully witty and delightfully silly collection of stories and rhyming nonsense from all-star author and artist team, Margaret Mahy and Quentin Blake.Poems, prose and rhymes from bestselling author Margaret Mahy, and beautifully illustrated by inaugural Children's Laureate, Quentin Blake, this edition of NONSTOP NONSENSE is a perfect gift that children and adults will enjoy again and again. Published in colour for the first time.
The Night-Time Knight
By John McLay, Martin Brown
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.When Harry and Oats hear strange noises in the castle they set off to explore only to find treasure, shields and yet more knightly adventures in store for them both!
Nanny Fox & the Three Little Pigs
By Georgie Adams, Selina Young
Arnold Fox - the Nanny to Mrs Buff Orpington's chicks - is back in the follow up to the charming NANNY FOX. When Nanny Fox and the chicks visit their friends the three little pigs, they dress up just for fun - until Arnold's hungry family come hunting. Will the Big Bad Wolf come to their rescue?
North of Nowhere
By Liz Kessler
The sleepy seaside village of Porthaven hides a mystery...Mia's grandad has vanished and nobody knows why. When Mia and her mum go to support her grandma, Mia makes friends with local girl, Dee. But why does Dee seem so out of reach? Why does she claim to be facing violent storms when Mia sees only sunny skies? And can Mia solve the mystery and find her grandad before time and tide forever wash away his future?A night of storms. A lifetime of secrets. A week to find the truth.
By Georgie Adams, Selina Young
Arnold Fox loves chickens - not to eat, just as friends. So Arnold packs his bags and goes to the farm where he becomes Nanny Fox to Mrs Buff Orpington's six fluffy chicks. But one night his brother and sister come hunting...
By Georgie Adams, Anna Cynthia Leplar
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. Georgie Adams' retelling of the story of Noah and the flood is written with delightful simplicity, and illustrated with charming soft watercolours in this full colour book, perfect for Early Readers.
Nimrod the Circus Pony
By Pippa Funnell, Jennifer Miles
Meet Tilly Redbrow, who doesn't just love horses - she lives, breathes and dreams them too! When circus pony Nimrod arrives at Silver Shoe Farm, Tilly and her friends can't wait to see what tricks he can perform. But Nimrod is no ordinary pony and there are more surprises in store than any of them believed possible!From Pony Club to riding for the British team, and for every girl who has ever longed for a pony of her own, these delightful, warm and engaging stories are packed with Pippa Funnell's expert advice on everything you ever wanted to know about horses.
Neptune the Heroic Horse
By Pippa Funnell, Jennifer Miles
Meet Tilly Redbrow, who doesn't just love horses - she lives, breathes and dreams them too! On holiday in Cornwall, Tilly is delighted to discover there's a stables nearby. But for new girl Megan, riding is a challenge, and it's up to Tilly to show her just how wonderful horses can be!From Pony Club to riding for the British team, and for every girl who has ever longed for a pony of her own, these delightful, warm and engaging stories are packed with Pippa Funnell's expert advice on everything you ever wanted to know about horses.
Nasty Little Beasts
By Jamie Rix
Grizzliness is out there. Every child has the makings of mischievousness, and can be lured into committing dastardly deeds. The six stories in each of the Grizzly Tales books show the rise and hard fall of vile and villainous children. In this book, unspeakable things happen to pets - but the real nasty little beasts are the children themselves, all of them get their comeuppance in the end, consigned to the Hothell Darkness ...We are completely reinventing the Grizzly Tales format for today's readers - ingenious concepts to link the separate stories, new design and illustrations, new accessible formats, but still capturing Jamie Rix's legendary brilliance for creating stories that linger in the mind long after the lights go out at night!
The Nonsuch King
By Benjamin J. Myers
Splinter Tuesday is hungry for power, and he has a daring plan to get it - if he can stay alive!His brother, Box, is fighting for his life on a distant planet.His sister, Chess, is learning to walk between the worlds. Only then will she be ready to take on the evil Twisted Symmetry - and win.But the Twisted Symmetry has plans of its own. Time is running out. Splinter, Box and Chess have never been in more danger.
Nessie The Loch Ness Monster
By Richard Brassey
Millions of years ago, the northern tip of Scotland was a separate island, until it crashed into the mainland. The prehistoric sea monsters rushed to escape ... all except for Nessie! Ever since, people have claimed to see her as vehemently as others have denied her existence. And there have been some crazed and cunning plans to trap this elusive creature. What are the facts and what is only legend? With humour and historical accuracy, Richard Brassey tells the irresistible tale for readers everywhere.
By Linda Newbery
Tizzie is lonely when she and her mum move to Roven Mere, a mysterious, rambling mansion deep in the countryside. She's eager to meet Lord Rupert and his daughter, Greta, but no one knows when they will come home. The house seems like a museum, and as Tizzie explores the rooms and passageways, she makes a startling discovery about why she's been brought to Roven Mere...
The New Girl
By Meg Cabot, Teresa Gallagher
Allie Finkle's starting her first day of school a Pine Heights Elementary! Plus, she's getting a new kitten, the first pick of show cat Lady Serena Archibald's litter!But being the New Girl is turning out to be scary, too, especially since one of the firls in Allie's new class - Rosemary - doesn't like her. In fact, Rosemary says she's going to beat Allie up after school.Everyone seems to have a opinion on how Allie should handle the situation. How can Allie tell who's right? Who knew it was going to be so hard being the New Girl?
The Nursery Storybook
By Georgie Adams, Peter Utton, Adjoa Andoh
The book that every family needs, containing all the traditional stories that small children should first hear. Every one of them is universally known and loved: Little Red Riding Hood, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Real Princess, The Gingerbread Man, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk.(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd