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  • Lauren Child

    Charlie and Lola: One Thing

    Charlie and Lola return in a brilliant picture book to introduce the non-scary nature of counting and sums to very young children. Perfectly funny and perfectly formed, this sees top negotiator Lola take on numbers in everyday life and bend them to her endearing and unique will. A new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book from the bestselling, multi award-winning author and artist Lauren Child, One Thing is an immediate and enduring classic to delight fans new and old the world over. 'It's numeracy at its most joyful and positive, and a brilliant way to get young minds excited about maths' Teach Early Years I have this little sister Lola. She is small and very funny. Sometimes for a treat, Mum says, "We are going to the shops and you may choose one thing." "One thing to share?" says Lola. I say, "One thing for you and one thing for me, which means two actual things."
  • David Melling

    Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake

    Join Douglas on a honey hunt in the seventh Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages! The sheep are baking honey cakes and Douglas can't wait to try them. He's sure that food without honey just isn't yummy. Can he ever be tempted to try something new? David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his seventh book about Douglas the brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world. Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' - Daily Mail
  • Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi

    Ready Steady Mo!

    From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog, Kes Gray, comes a fun and action-packed picture book that will get kids reading - and running too! So, what are you waiting for? Warm up, do the MOBOT, and then ... Run on the pavement Run on the grass Run in the playground Perhaps not in class! This must-read picture book debut includes bright vibrant illustrations and rhyming text. And look out for more children's books by Mo Farah in 2017!
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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen, the award-winning author/illustrator - known to his millions of readers world-wide as the creator of Kipper, Lullabyhullaballoo, The Blue Balloon, Penguin Small and of course Wibbly Pig – has two brand new Wibbly Pig books publishing in September: Wibbly Pig has 10 Balloons and Oh no Wibbly Pig, not a rabbit!. Here he talks to Graham Marks about this, that and quite a lot more...
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Lauren Child

Lauren Child is the best-selling, multi-award winning illustrator and author of the Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean books, among many others. She started her creative journey making lampshades and is now an MBE; here she talks to Graham Marks about how it all began, and the fact that it’s now ten years since I Am Absolutely Too Small For School was first published…
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Hugless Douglas

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Charlie and Lola

Find all of Lauren Child's amazing Charlie and Lola books here!
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Kipper Activity Sheets

The Kipper stories are firm favourites with booksellers, teachers and librarians, as well as with parents and children and have sold millions worldwide. There are loads of Kipper activities to do -- download them here!
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Wibbly Pig Activity Sheets

Wibbly Pig is an instantly recognisable pre-school character and a household name. Wibbly books are perfect for introducing early learning concepts such as counting and learning. Download Wibbly Pig activity sheets here.
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Steve Antony

Steve Antony, author of The Queen's Hat, talks to Graham Marks.
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Please Mr Panda Activity Sheets

Download Please Mr Panda activity sheets here!
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Belle & Boo

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Hugless Douglas Activities

David Melling's Hugless Douglas series has already sold over 350,000 copies all over the world. Download fun activities here.
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Giles Andreae

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Emma Dodd

Check out all of Emma Dodd's gorgeous picture books here, including the amazing 'I Love You' range...