Noddy Goes to Toyland
By Enid Blyton
Meet Noddy the little wooden boy who comes to life in Enid Blyton's most enduringly popular creation.What better way to celebrate best-loved author Enid Blyton's birthday on 11 August than with a gorgeous new edition of the first classic Noddy storybook?Noddy Goes to Toyland tells of Noddy's first encounter with Big-Ears and his move to Toy Town.First published in 1949, this edition contains the original text by Enid Blyton and illustrations by Hamsen van der Beek.
The Ninjabread Man
By Katrina Charman, Fabiano Fiorin
In a terrific twist on the original well known tale of The Gingerbread Man, follow the amazing Ninjabread Man as he dips and dives out of danger! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently. This story is perfcet for 5-7 year olds or those reading book band 8.
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!
By Annabelle Lynch
This series introduces young readers to the four different countries of the United Kingdom, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.Welcome to Northern Ireland! In this book, young readers tell you all about what makes their country special, from its capital city of Belfast to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.
By Edward Godwin
Wacky, cartoon-style books that help you improve your mental agility...flex those brain cells! Have a go at solving these puzzles all based around numbers and sequences. Use your maths skills and powers of deduction to work out the answers. Fun and rewarding number-based problem-solving books that encourage and develop lateral and systematic thinking skills.Four books in the series are aimed at KS2 maths students aged 8-11, or for kids that just can't get enough of puzzles.
Naughty Amelia Jane!
By Enid Blyton
Enid Blyton's Amelia Jane is big, bad and the world's naughtiest toy!Look out! Amelia snips the tail off pink rabbit, squirts Tom the soldier with water and gets up to mischief at the beach. The other toys try to teach the terror of the toy cupboard to be well-behaved, but will they succeed?First published in 1939, this edition contains the classic text and illustrations by Deborah Allwright, cover by Alex T. Smith (2011).
By Alice Harman
Read all about Northern Ireland, its location within the UK and Europe, its history, geographical features, landmarks, capital city, people and industry, weather, coasts, towns and countryside areas.This series uses maps and atlases to look at the locations, geography and weather patterns.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Key Stage 1 of the curriculum focuses on the study of Great Britain - an excellent classroom resource.Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 1 and 2.
By Sarah Ridley
Super Scientists are first biographies introducing some of the world's great scientists, simply retelling their lives and explaining why their work was important. Illustrated with archive images and photographs, the chronology of each lifetime is emphasised by a timeline that runs through the book. Nicolaus Copernicus tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering his origins as the son of a merchant through his education in Poland and Italy, his work in astronomy and mathematics, the development of his theories about the universe and his legacy today.
No Hitting, Henry
By Lisa Regan
Doing the right thing isn't always easy! Like all children, Henry sometimes gets angry when things don't go his way, and sometimes he hits, too! For example, if he's feeling left out of a game, or if he's bored at the shops with his dad. But how can he stay calm?This book explores different scenarios that would make a child want to hit or pinch and then give three possible ways of dealing with this, one of which is right and the other two are wrong. Can you decide which is the right thing to do?
Now You Know Science: Bright Light
By Terry Jennings, Honor Head
What helps you to see? Light from the sun and electric lights!Bright Light shows you how light works to help you see during the day and at night. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about light.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.
By Sarah Ridley
An engaging first-look at some of the most important and influential people in history. Nelson Mandela is famous for his passionate fight against aparthied in South Africa, becoming its first black president.He is one of history's most important leaders.
By Honor Head
The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Near Water raises children's awareness of how to stay safe when playing in or by water. It also includes a safety quiz at the end of the book.
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...
Nicki the Holiday Camp Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
Holiday camp is one of the best things about summer, thanks to Nicki the Holiday Camp Fairy! Rachel and Kirsty have been looking forward to camp for months, but everything is going wrong. Can they help Nicki fix things, before the whole summer is ruined?
Not Giving Up: I Can Do It
By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
A beautifully illustrated picture book about perseverance and not giving up. It explains that most of us don't get things right first time, and shows young children how learning to do new things, with a little patience, can make life more rewarding. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues.
Nina the Birthday Cake Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
All of Kirsty's friends and family have come to her birthday party - but her cake has disappeared! Jack Frost has stolen Kirsty's birthday cake and Nina the Birthday Cake Fairy's magical charm. Can the girls catch him before all birthday cakes are spoiled forever? Join Rachel and Kirsty and meet a new fairy friend in each magical adventure!
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.
The Not-So-Evil Stepmother
By Katie Dale
In fairy tales we often findthat stepmothers are so unkind.But listen, folks, that's just not true -here's a different tale for you...
The New Hide-out
By Catherine Coe, Jan Mccafferty
Casper and his best friend, Pete, love being cowboys! But their cowboy hide-out is a bit old and small. Can they find a better one? Or will they discover that they prefer home, sweet home?
A New Baby Arrives
By Nicola Barber
This photographic book tells the story of the arrival of a new baby into the family, and explores the confusing and often worrying feelings that a child might experience when a younger brother or sister comes along. It provides an ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences.'The Big Day' series is aimed at helping young children to understand and cope with change. Using simple sentences, the books offer guidance through first experiences such as moving house, starting school and going to hospital.