The Story Of Christmas
By Jane Ray
This beautifully illustrated version of the story of Christmas, with text adapted from the words of the Bible, captures the sense of wonder and magnificence of the Nativity. Jane Ray's art shines from each page making this a book that will be shared year after year as part of the Christmas tradition.
The Story Of The Creation
By Jane Ray
Winner of the Smarties Prize, The Story of Creation is magnificently illustrated in beautiful detail by Jane Ray, with the words being adapted from the book of Genesis. The Story of Creation has been translated into ten different languages, and Jane Ray's artwork is loved the world over.
By Hilary Mckay, Alex Ayliffe
Simon's bear is called Snowtop. Snowtop's fur is a mixture of jam, paint and sandpit. Simon thought he was beautiful. But one day Simon goes out with Gran and when he comes back Snowtop has gone! In his place sits a pure-white strange bear. How can Simon find his lovely, muddy, smelly Snowtop?
The Secret Fairy In Fairyland
By Penny Dann
Meet all the Secret Fairies and read about their exciting adventures in Secret Fairyland. This bumper Secret Fairy book includes stories, fashion tips, fun games and suggestions for fabulous fairy things to make and do, plus a sheet of beautiful sparkly fairy stickers. Perfect for all fairy fans!
The Secret Mermaid Handbook
By Penny Dann
Join Pearl as she gets ready to sing at the Fish King's birthday concert, meeting all her special ocean friends along the way. This magical mermaid adventure is full of fun pop-ups and mermaid paper gifts including: a shell bikini top, a photo frame, a lucky fish bracelet, a pearl ring, sparkly hair decorations, a magic fortune fish and stick-on jewel earrings.
Six Dinner Sid
By Inga Moore
Sid is a cat who is addicted to having six meals a day and glories in this lifestyle. Manipulative, persuasive and a charmer he has wrapped everybody round his little paw - each owner believes that Sid belongs to them only . . . until the day he is found out!
Sparkling Sticker Book
By Emma Thomson
Look inside to find six dazzling scenes, featuring Felicity Wishes and her friends. Find the stickers to complete each picture and you will have a beautiful album to treasure forever.Over 20 magical stickers of Felicity Wishes and her friends in Little Blossoming. Another great addition to the Felicity Wishes range.
The Secret Princess Handbook
By Jan Lewis
Here is a must-have handbook for everyone who's always wanted to be a princess! Packed with tips, gifts and surprises, this adorable novelty pop-up book shows little girls how to make their princess dream come true! The special gifts include: lucky crystal earrings, a pair of pink shoe decorations, sparkly hair accessories, a matching ring and bracelet, a shimmering party mask, a glittery tiara, and a pretty purse to keep all your gifts safe!
By Tony Mitton, Guy Parker-Rees
Bong! Goes the bell in the rickety tower, Twelve times...that means it's Spooky Hour. Listen! Hush! Oooh, what's that sound? The midnight spooks are coming round. The creepy countdown has begun, so get ready to giggle at funny, floaty ghosts, clickety-clackety skeletons and terrific tromping trolls! A real rollicking, romping, rhyming story with hilarious illustrations - perfect for every little monster!
Sticker Activity Book
By Penny Dann
Have fun with all your favourite Secret Fairies in this fantastic sticker activity book packed with games, puzzles and activities, plus over 50 reusable Secret Fairy stickers. Hours of fun for all young fairy fans!
Story Shop: Stories For Literacy
By Nikki Gamble
Myths, legends, folk tales, fables, trickster stories, humourous stories, adventure stories, mystery stories, historical stories, fantasy, science fiction, stories with familiar settings, stories that raise issues ... all kinds of complete stories for Literacy and reading for pleasure. Chosen by an expert in the use of children's literature in the classroom, this is a collection of 70 complete texts from a range of cultures which are perfect for the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy at KS2. It is also an exciting and immensely varied treasury of short stories that will be enjoyed by all readers. Authors range from Aesop and Arthur Ransome to a role call of the very best for today's young, including Anthony Horowitz, Morris Gleitzman, Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Rosen, Michael Morpurgo, Philippa Pearce, Jan Mark, Jeremy Strong, Adele Geras, Paul Stewart, Malorie Blackman, Jamila Gavin and Beverley Naidoo.
By Mara Bergman, Nick Maland
Reminiscent of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, this text is an absolute delight to read aloud, enabling a child audience to really join in. An alligator is creeping up the stairs, slithering down the hall and swishing and swooshing its tremendous tail and the children are very scared. Until they decide they've had enough of all this scary alligator stuff! And they banish him back from where he came. Beautifully designed and illustrated this book is a real treat!
Sinbad and the Diamond Valley
By Martin Waddell, A O'kif
Sinbad and Ali are shipwrecked on an island. They spy a sparkling valley below them and decide to investigate. But they are not alone...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
Small Billy and the Midnight Star
By Nettie Hilton, Bruce Whatley
Every night, the smallest bilby looks up at the midnight sky and searches for his favourite star - the smallest one that hangs close to the edge of the sky. Every night she shines down on him. But one night, fearful that she may go away and never come back, the smallest bilby decides to give her something that will make her remember him forever and always.
By Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
A much-loved classic from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper.Are you ready for the school trip? There'll be dinosaur bones and giant blue whales, buttons to press, lunches to swap and money to spend. The coach is waiting to go. But where is Matthew Tibbs?'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' Independent
The Sword In The Stone
By Karen Wallace, Neil Chapman
When young Arthur accompanies his uncle to a tournament to find the new king of Britain, he's in for a surprise...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
By David Melling
The Scallywags are a bunch of messy, noisy wolves who find it rather hard to behave properly. But as they soon discover, if it means losing your friends, then just maybe it's time to practise those manners...By the bestselling creator of the Hugless Douglas series, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in 26 languages. Find out more about David Melling at http://www.davidmelling.co.uk/Check out the sequel - The Scallywags Blow Their Top - in which the rambunctious wolves learn to control their tempers.'David Melling's touch is light but this is a thought-provoking and refreshing storyline.' - Guardian
By Lauren Child
Help your toddler learn about shapes with Charlie and Lola! Lola says, "I know all my shapes. I know square ones, pointy ones and round ones. And some more extremely unusualish shapes too."Little ones will love joining Lola as she explores the concept of shapes in this classic Charlie and Lola board book from Children's Laureate Lauren Child. From 'Round circle shapes' and 'Triangley shapes' to 'Star shapes' and 'Square-ish shapes' - this brilliantly quirky book will encourage children to look creatively at the world around them, and spot shapes in everyday objects.Also available: Numbers, Opposites and ThingsAs seen on Cbeebies!
Sir Gadabout Gets Worse
By Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley, Tony Ross, Clive Anderson
Meet Sir Gadabout - the Worst Knight in the World . . . When Excalibur is stolen, Sir Gads sets off with his trusty band of followers to find the evil Sir Rudyard the Rancid. They must face the worst if they are to return the mighty sword to its rightful home.Read by Clive Anderson(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
Small Knight and George
By Ronda Armitage, Arthur Robins
Small knight doesn't want to fight a dragon, he wants to stay at home and play kick-a-ball with his friends. He doesn't even know what a dragon looks like. But it's what big brave knights do, so he sets out on his quest. As he travels the land on his trusty steed, George, he sees the havoc a dragon can wreak! But what happens when he finally comes face to face with one?A fabulously funny, read-aloud adventure from Ronda Armitage - author of bestselling family favourite The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. With detailed, cartoon-style illustrations from Arthur Robins.