Commotion In The Ocean
By Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Dive into the ocean for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book!Little ones will love looking at all the colourful pictures and joining in with all the rhymes, as they discover lots of amazing sea creatures. Including blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins and more!"Fast moving and great to read aloud" IndependentFrom the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.
Cartwheels in the Kitchen
By David Melling
Cartwheeling bears, very loud penguins and cycling cows are just a few of the wonderfully funny creatures appearing in a book all about animal and toddler movement, created by David Melling, bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series.
By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
Cinderboy needs some magical help from the TV Godmother. How else will he get to the big Cup Final?
Can You Catch a Mermaid?
By Jane Ray
Have you ever seen a mermaid? Eliza has! And this is the bewitching tale of how she and a little mermaid became the most inseparable of friends . . . Eliza lives next to the sea, with her father, a fisherman. Eliza doesn't know why, but she's always felt different from the other children... So when her father goes fishing, Eliza plays alone. Until one day, a mysterious new girl appears on the beach, with long greeny-gold hair and pale, pale skin. The two soon become inseparable. But when the time comes, can Eliza let her new friend return to her home under the sea?An enchanting, touching tale about friendship, filled with a wonderful sense of magic, myth and mystery. Beautifully told and illustrated by the award-winning Jane Ray, this magical story is perfect for mermaid lovers.
Clarice Bean, Utterly Me
By Lauren Child
Meet the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean in this utterly hilarious book from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. Clarice Bean loves reading the adventures of Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective and secret undercover agent. Ruby is always going on exciting missions. Whilst all Clarice gets to do is go to the local shop on her own . . . But when Clarice and her best friend, Betty Moody, decide to do their school project on the Ruby Redfort books, they suddenly start finding mysteries everywhere. Like why are all the coats on the wrong hooks at school? Where has Grandad disappeared to? And just what is going on in the garden shed?Lauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.'Very entertaining.' Independent'Packed with life and fun and fabulous to look at.' Bookseller
By Geoffrey Malone
Marla the badger lives peacefully in a sett with Cadoc, her mate, and their three young cubs. They are unaware of the threat approaching - badger baiters are operating in the area, hunting for badgers to sell and use in the cruel 'sport' of badger baiting. Meanwhile the twins Tom and Sarah, living on a nearby farm, have accidentally stumbled on evidence of badger baiting in their neighbourhood. They and their dad become increasingly involved in trying to prove this illegal activity to the police. When the law fails to step in, Tom and Sarah have to act alone to save Marla and her family from a terrible fate ...
By Emma Thomson
Felicity and her fairy friends know how to have fun, even when it involves tidying up! Told in three stories, perfect for first readers.Clutter Clean Out - Felicity's compulsive shopping habit means it's time for a clear out but what can she do with it all? Surely her creative fairy friends will have some ideas...River Rescue - The fairies think a picnic by the river is the perfect way to spend a day, but someone has been there before them...Seed Surprise - Felicity's terrified of creepy crawlies so Daisy's organic garden idea doesn't appeal, but the lure of organic strawberry milkshakes may change her mind!
Come On, Daisy!
By Jane Simmons
Mamma Duck tells Daisy to stay close, but Daisy thinks that chasing dragonflies and bouncing on lilypads looks much more fun . . .This warm and comforting story, starring Daisy the duck, has been delighting children for over 15 years.
Clarice Bean Spells Trouble
By Lauren Child
Clarice Bean is back and starring in her second novel! By Children's Laureate Lauren Child.There are so many things in life you can't explain. Like why isn't YOU spelt U? Why isn't WHY spelt Y? And why can just opening your mouth get you into some very BIG trouble?Clarice Bean is in non-stop trouble these days - almost as much as Karl Wrenbury, and he is the naughtiest boy in school. Clarice just wants to star in the school play and impress Mrs Wilberton in the spelling bee, but things aren't quite going to plan . . .'Witty and charming. We can't get enough of Clarice Bean.' - IndependentLauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.
By Mwenye Hadithi, Adrienne Kennaway
Tormented every morning by leopard and bullied by crocodile, the clever little chameleon decides to play a trick on them. He manages to get the better of his two oppressors without them even knowing how he did it! This is the story of why Crafty Chameleon changes colour and hides when he hears you coming.
By Robert Muchamore
The second title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James' mission is to try where dozens of attempts by undercover police officers have failed ...When CHERUB kids go undercover, no one suspects that they are trained professionals, working to infiltrate criminal organisations that have eluded MI5 and the police for years. James Adams is on his biggest mission yet, working to nail Europe's most powerful cocaine dealer. He'll need all his specialist training if he's going to bring down the man at the top. The reason for CHERUB's existence is simple: adults never suspect that children are spying on them. For official purposes, these children do not exist.
Cherry The Cake Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
Choo Choo Clickety-Clack!
By Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe
It's all go in this action-packed picture book. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from trains and buses, to racing cars, bikes, and even a hot air balloon! With bright, bold illustrations and lively, rhyming text this is perfect for sharing with your vehicle-mad little ones. Children will love spotting all the details on each page, and joining in with all the different sounds; as trains 'clickety clack', buses 'bruum' and planes go 'whirrr'. Part of the best-selling Awesome Engines range.
Cowcumbers, Pipplewaks and Altigators
By Kes Gray
Nelly's phone is still ringing with lots more monster sitting requests - and each one is full of strange surprises! From helping Altigators face their fears, battling venomous Tooth Furries, to taking care of Pipplewak eggs - Nelly's monster-sitting adventures are as unpredictable and exciting as ever!
By Jenny Oldfield
Crazy Horse - wild and unruly, and Cadillac - a beautiful pedigree, are two very different but inseparable horses. When both horses are discovered to be missing one night, it seems that Crazy Horse was used by thieves to lure Cadillac away. Kirstie is worried about what they will do with Crazy Horse - but will she track the stolen horses down in time?
The Colossus of Rhodes
By Caroline Lawrence
Anxious to solve the mystery of whether his mother is still alive, and keen to follow his uncle's dying wish, Lupus and his friends sail to the island of Rhodes, site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world - and base of a criminal mastermind!
Crazy Party at the House of Fun
By Jon Blake, David Roberts
It is December, and Stinky and friends hit on the idea of inviting everyone they know to the House of Fun for Christmas. Since the Spoonheads have sucked up all the adults into their space zoo, the three great mates are free to have the craziest party the world has ever seen. They invite all their friends. At this point the Brain Drain arrives. Created by the Spoonheads, the Brain Drain is rather like a Blood Bank, except it siphons out a small (unimportant) portion of each donor's brain in order to revitalise Blue Soup. This is the first time since the Spoonheads' departure that the Brain Drain has visited.Icky, Stinky and Bryan all give brains. Next day, replies start arriving from their invitations. They are delighted, until they realize they can no longer remember what Christmas is. The Brain Drain has evidently malfunctioned ...
By Penny Dann
Join in the Christmas fun with your Secret Fairy friends. This festive fairy treat is full of flaps and pop-ups, plus special fairy gifts, including: a mini advent calendar, sparkly pink glitter gel, Christmas stickers, a party hat, tinsel, gift tags, Christmas parcels, stick-on earrings, a Christmas fairy for your tree and much more . . .
By Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
The princesses at Silver Towers are putting on a Christmas Show! All princesses are invited to sing, dance or recite a poem. Our six Tiara Club princesses decide to take part, but will the nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella manage to sabotage them? Our six princesses win the prize of a magical trip to Christmas Wonderland, complete with reindeer, snow, an ice castle and a wonderful Christmas Fair. But then one of the princesses disappears mysteriously...
A Child's Christmas In Wales Illustrated Edition
By Dylan Thomas, Edward Ardizzone
The timeless classic story of Dylan Thomas's childhood Christmas memories, featuring the wonderful artwork of Kate Greenaway medallist, Edward Ardizzone.All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hand in the snow and bring out whatever I can find. . . Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. Beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Edward Ardizzone, this classic edition is beloved by fans of Thomas's work and a perfect Christmas gift for young readers building their own childhood Christmas memories.