Red Eyes At Night
By Michael Morpurgo, Tony Ross
Millie's cousin Geraldine is a show-off and a pain. So Millie plots revenge. She tells Geraldine about the ghost with red eyes who lives in the garden shed and comes out at night - but manages to scare herself silly in the process! Everyone is furious, but Millie and Geraldine end up the best of friends! A brilliant story about making friends with a funny, slightly spooky twist.
Rumble in the Jungle
By Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Come into the jungle for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book! There's a rumble in the jungle, There's a whisper in the trees, The animals are waking up, And rustling the leaves ...Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the rhymes, as they discover lots of exciting jungle animals - including lions, elephants, chimpanzees, zebras, hippos and more!From the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance.
By Emma Fischel
Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This book describes the life of one the world's most famous children's authors. His exciting life is traced from his early visits to Africa, his time as a fighter pilot and his visits to America are all covered. Then, at the age of 45, his first children's book was published, and from that time forward his fame and popularity grew and grew. Even children who don't like reading very much, like his books!
The Rather Small Turnip
By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
One teeny-tiny turnip makes a rather measly meal for the greedy farmer. He wants to munch on a much bigger lunch...
Romeo And Juliet
By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun... A beautiful retelling of Shakespeare's most famous love story. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Hate in Romeo and Juliet. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
The Real Fairy Storybook
By Georgie Adams, Sally Gardner, Emma Chambers
It is Midsummer's Eve. Blossom, the Royal Dressmaker, and her assistants Nightwing, Fancy, Trip and Pod are hard at work making the Fairy Queen's new dress for the Midsummer Ball. To pass the time, they take turns telling stories - stories no human child has heard before:* The Seahorse and the Kelpie King* When I was a Tooth Fairy* Princess Curly Long Locks* The Shoemaker and the Robber Elves* One Pumpkin, Five Dears and Three Good Wishes
By Robert Muchamore
The first title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.CHERUB agents are aged between ten and seventeen. They live in the real world, slipping under adult radar and getting information that sends criminals and terrorists to jail.For official purposes, these children do not exist.Praise for the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true' - Sunday Express'Crackling tension and high-octane drama' - Daily Mail'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again' - Guardian'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all' - Daily Express'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' - The TimesVisit cherubcampus.com - the essential internet destination, packed with exclusive content and with in-depth biographies of CHERUB characters, out-takes and bonus stories.
Robin Hood And The Silver Arrow
By Tony Bradman, Tony Ross
The Sheriff of Nottingham is holding a contest to find the best bowman. Robin Hood knows it's a trap to draw him out of hiding, yet is determined to enter. But with Norman soldiers surrounding the contest, how can Robin win and escape unnoticed?
By Jenny Oldfield
At a local rodeo contest, Kirstie is horrified to see an injured horse. Upset by the way the horse is treated, she persuades her mother to buy him. But Kirstie soon learns that training an ex-rodeo horse is not easy, and when Rocky throws Kirstie on a steep mountain trail, his fate hangs in the balance once more...
By Michael Lawrence
This eighth Jiggy McCue story sees Jiggy and his pals, Angie and Pete, as usual, in trouble. This time, they are under threat from the brain of Bryan Ryan, one of their classmates. Bryan's Brain is out of control and threatening to take over the world! And only Jiggy, Pete and Angie, the 'Three Musketeers', can stop it. One for All and All for Lunch!
By Jenny Oldfield
Comanche is one of Krista's favourite ponies, and she loves to gallop him through the waves. But one day, disaster strikes. Comanche throws Krista, then runs off! Where can he be?
Reading Corner: Plop City
By Enid Richemont, Gwyneth Williamson
When the birds get into the Mayor's garden, they peck up all the seeds... and when they fly over the city, they spread the seeds everywhere!
Reading Roundabout: Things To Do At The Seaside
By Paul Humphrey
By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
Andrew Matthews brings another historical tale to life for young readers. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Villainy in Richard III. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
The Royal Jumble Sale
By Hilary Robinson, Barbara Vagnozzi
There's panic at the palace! The king is looking everywhere for his ring, and he fears it must have been put into the jumble sale by mistake... where one earth could it be now? Leapfrog Rhyme Time features fun, rhyming stories of no more than 180 words for children who are starting to read on their own.
By Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe
Bold lions love roar, roar, roaring, While cubs play - racing, chasing . . . Young children will love meeting all the wild and wonderful animals in this fun-packed picture-book safari, with galloping zebras, prowling tigers, water-squirting elephants, jumping kangaroos and more! With bright, bold artwork and bouncy rhyming text.
Remember the 5th November
By Mick Gowar, Mike Phillips
It's nearly the 5th of November and Guy Fawkes is stocking on barrels of gunpowder - what is he up to, and can anyone stop him?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
Reading Corner: Georgie and the Dragon
By Sue Graves, Francois Hall
A fun rhyming story about a little girl at knight school. How can she scare away the dragon?
Reading Corner: Tubby Tabby
By Sue Graves, Jane Cope
Tubby Tabby always wants to be let in, and then out, and then in again. Mum gets a cat flap, and that's when the trouble begins...
By Will Gatti
Things have been pretty quiet in Peasley since Michael (the Greek) and Minou (the Geek) uncovered the identity of the Pimpernel and exposed their devious headmaster, Sir Pent. But now Sir Pent is on the loose and up to his old tricks again. Will the Geek, the Greek and the Pimpernel triumph over this sticky situation? Or will the slimy Sir Pent escape the clutches of justice a second time?