Where, Oh Where, is Rosie's Chick?
By Pat Hutchins
Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn't there. But watch out Rosie - there's someone following you, and it's not just your baby chick!The funny sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Rosie's Walk, with the same element of danger and surprise that children so enjoy.
White Lies, Black Dare
By Joanna Nadin
From the author of JOE ALL ALONE - now a major CBBC series.A compelling story for 10+ readers about falling in with the wrong crowd, and standing up for what you believe in.How far would you go to fit in?When I think of all the people I ever wanted to be, I'm pretty sure this isn't one of them... Asha Wright has it all - a barrister mum, a place at a private school, and big dreams of a life where she's a real Somebody. But when her mum gets cancer, Asha's fairytale fades and she finds herself back in Peckham, at a tough new school with new teachers, new kids . . . and Angel Jones, queen bee. Angel is everything Asha wants to be - beautiful, brash and, above all, brave. But being one of the gang comes at a cost, and Asha is forced to play a dangerous game of Truth or Dare. Where will it end?
Where I Live
By Liz Lennon
Using simple words and colourful photographs, this book helps young children find out about what local areas are like. A perfect way to to explore and discuss a child's world, the text is ideal for sharing or reading out loud. Notes for parents or caregivers are also included.It is part of the Little Stars series, which introduce first concepts in a friendly and engaging way.
Wilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate
By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler
Things Wilf was worried about before: 1. Lion dentists. 2. Creepy crawlies wearing wigs. 3. Marmite. Things Wilf is worried about now: 4. The most evil man in the world. 5. Anyone called Alan. 6. Alan deciding to become a pirate and destroy the world. Alan is Wilf's self-styled evil lunatic next-door-neighbour. He has a grumpy robot sidekick and a silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips. He is ridiculous. But when Alan decides that pirating is an excellent way to destroy the world, Wilf knows he will have to overcome his fear of parrots and walking the plank to stop him...
By Helen Greathead
Would you swim with alligators or piranha? Would you fight a bear or a giant squid? These diabolical situations and more will have you running for cover as you plunge into a series of fiendish questions and answers. Brilliant author, Helen Greathead, has plucked some sticky situations (and some sharp spiny ones, too!) from the world of wildlife and mashed them up into brain-tastic challenges. All you have to do is choose!So, come on, what would YOU choose?
The Wolf who wouldn't go to school
By Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
A perfect picture book to banish the first-day-at-school jitters, starring the most adorable wolf cub character.Whiffy Wilson doesn't know how to hold a pen and has never looked in a book, but fortunately his friend Dotty is on hand to show him that school is fun. Soon, Whiffy is in his element, and when he gets a gold star for all his work he realises that school is the BEST THING EVER!Multi-award-winning author Caryl Hart, and artist Leonie Lord reunite in this fantastic companion title to Whiffy Wilson the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash.With Caryl Hart's funny story and Leonie Lord's fabulous art, schooldays have never been such fun!
Worries Go Away!
By Kes Gray, Lee Wildish
From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue and Leave Me Alone comes a comforting and compelling story about worries and self-esteem.When a little girl feels worried she goes into a world of her own. At first the world is full of cream cakes and cola but soon the worries begin to take hold... Only her family and friends can help.The gentle rhymes and imaginative illustrations give a difficult subject a wonderfully light touch. A must-have for any child. Illustrated by the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2013 and a New York Times bestselling artist.Praise for Mum and Dad Glue: 'An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce.' - Kate Skipper, Waterstone's Buyer
Who Woke the Animals?
By David Conway, Charles Fuge
One night in the Silly Savannah a ludicrous Leopard is leapfrogging to bed and a hat-wearing Hyena is half asleep when all of a sudden there is a terrible racket! The animals decide to follow the noise, but they are in for a big surprise - a tiny shrew and her snoring. She is rudely awakened, only for the animals to slump into a heap fast asleep and start their own snuffling and snoring. Time for Shrew to get her own back.'Giggle-inducing. Conway's tale is well-crafted.' - Kirkus Review'This wildlife trail unfolds in a romp that's brightly coloured with plenty to spot and laugh at.' - Junior Magazine
Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves the World
By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler
SHORTLISTED FOR THE LAUGH OUT LOUD BOOK AWARDS!Meet Wilf. He worries about everything. He is a Mighty Worrier. And now the most evil man in the world has moved in next door...When Alan, a self-styled Evil Lunatic, moves in next door with his grumpy robot sidekick and his silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips, Wilf knows he will have to find a way to overcome his fears. And soon he realises: only he can stop Alan's ridiculous yet still Quite Evil plan to destroy the world...Join Wilf for a fantastically funny adventure, illustrated throughout!
With Friends and Family
By Honor Head
Most kids have pretty good instincts and stay safe most of the time. But even the most smartest kids could benefit from reading this book. Family life and friendships can be brilliant, but families can be stressful too. From how to deal with conflicts and why some adults may ask you to keep secrets, when really you should tell someone, to being a responsible member of a family where younger siblings or family members may look up to you, this book is packed with lots of advice covering a range of problems and situations. This book will help you stay safe because it is full of advice on what to do if you think you are in danger or have a problem you want to resolve, and also how to avoid or minimise danger in the first place. An essential guide for any child. Full of sensible and relevant information for modern kids.Keeping Safe is a series of four books aimed at children aged 9+, dealing with the hot topics on staying safe in the modern world.
What is Money?
By Claire Llewellyn, Mike Gordon
How do you recognise different types of money, such as notes and coins? When do you get money and how can you look after it?What is Money? answers these questions and more as it introduces you to the idea of money.Notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities reinforce the information in the book.
Wibbly Pig: Wibbly Pig and the Tooky
By Mick Inkpen
Big Pig's sister should have bought a cuddly toy at the zoo but instead she's put Tooky in her backpack. Tooky's not a toy. He's a toucan. A REAL toucan. And he's soon causing chaos. How will Wibbly and his friends ever get Tooky home?Mick Inkpen, creator of Kipper and many other prizewinning picture books, has brought to life a character who has won the hearts of millions of readers the world over.'An irresistible character. Wibbly Pig does things every toddler can relate to.' Daily Telegraph
Wisher and the Noisy Crows
By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
One cold winter morning, Wisher the rabbit goes to visit her crow friends Craggs and Clary. But the crows have worrying news. It seems like the people-folk want to chop down Oak Wood! Can Wisher and her very special ears discover the truth and save the day?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
The World Is Full Of Babies: A book about human and animal babies
By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
The World is Full of Babies! is an enchanting look at babies everywhere, and how they grow and develop. Polar bear cubs, baby bats, piglets, even tiny turtles are all here and we learn that like human babies they make a lot of noise, get hungry and they love to play games. But, as they grow, we find out that while all babies are very alike they are also surprisingly different.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
The Wonky Donkey
By Craig Smith, Katz Cowley
This number one bestselling book by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley is based on an award-winning children's song. With over 300,000 copies sold to date.I was walking down the road, and I saw a donkey... hee-haw! And he only had three legs. He was wonky donkey... In this hilarious, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky, cranky, stinky, dinky, lanky, honky-tonky, winky, wonky donkey who will have children in fits of laughter! Watch Craig Smith perform the song at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-uQu7uZIFs
Whizzy Busy People
By Guy Parker-Rees
Tom and Millie want the best job in the world when they grow up. Will they be a nurse like Mummy, a fireman like Daddy, or a pilot like Auntie Alice? Follow Tom and Millie as they visit everyone to discover what jobs they do. From building site, to café, to library. Packed with fun details to talk about and share, this book will keep children entertained for hours. This is Tom and Millie's second fun-filled adventure, following the terrific Great Big Treasure Hunt.
Wait Your Turn, Tilly
By Lisa Regan
Doing the right thing isn't always easy! Like all children, Tilly wants to do everything right now, and sometimes she just can't wait! For example, if her brother or a friend is playing with a game or toy that she wants, or if an adult's talking and she wants something, or if party bags are being handed out... How can she be patient?This book explores different scenarios that would make a child impatient 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?
Who Feels Scared? A book about being afraid
By Sue Graves, Desideria Guicciardini
Jack is having a sleepover at his house. But the boys hear noises and they get very scared! Jack's big sister Ellie says she gets scared sometimes as well. Perhaps Dad can make them all feel better?This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
Whirling World Tour Sticker Book
By Chloe Melody
The Strictly Dance Academy is going on a wonderful world tour! Bella, Natalie and Sofia can't wait to dance their way all across the globe. Will you help the girls dress up in their sparkly tour outfits? There are carnival skirts from Rio, Spanish flamenco dresses and floaty ballroom gowns for the Vienesse waltz. With over 300 stickers!A must-have for anyone who has ever wished they could be a part of the glamorous world of Strictly Come Dancing.Strictly Come Dancing (or Dancing with the Stars as it is known in the US) is a key BBC one show and can be seen in over 75 countries with approximate worldwide viewing figures standing at 250 million. It was the UK's highest rating programme of 2012 excluding The Olympics, Euro 2012 and The Diamond Jubilee Concert.
The Wheels on the Bus
By Britta Teckentrup, Britta Teckentrup
Climb aboard the big red bus for a fun-filled ride to the playground! This classic children's song is brought to life in a lively picture book from award-winning illustrator Britta Teckentrup. The bright and bold illustrations are packed with friendly animals and imaginative details for little ones to explore. A perfect book to share with small children, complete with a little mouse character to follow all the way through the story, and cut-out shapes to peep through on every page.