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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Happy Christmas

Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The New Friend

Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty

The third children's book featuring Polly and her puffin Neil, from bestselling adult novelist Jenny Colgan. With gorgeous two-colour illustrations throughout, Polly is perfect for reading aloud.Polly and her puffin friend, Neil, have wonderful adventures by the sea. But now the time has come for Polly to go to the place she calls 'Big School'. It might be fun, it might be exciting, and it's definitely a little bit scary. Making new friends can be harder than it sounds . . . join Polly on her quest and find out if there might be a new feathered friend for Neil too!Ideal for bedtime stories and early readers. From the author of The Little Beach Street Bakery.Contains lots of fun recipes and activities in addition to the story.

Orchard Books

BAKED

Adelle Smith
Authors:
Adelle Smith

The ultimate family baking book, with showstopping recipes to make with and for your child, plus tips for hosting the perfect party, from award-winning creator of BKD, Adelle Smith. As seen on BBC's Dragons' Den!Adelle Smith's stylish, multi-award-winning book is packed full of ideas for geting creative in the kitchen. Twenty step-by-step baking projects include her quirky Rainbow Unicorn Cupcakes, delicious Minibeast Sugar Cookies, super-simple Oreo Chick Pops, a magical Christmas Gingerbread House and even a sweet-filled Piñata Cake - plus a wealth of baking tips and tricks that make creating even the most impressive bakes seem easy.This beautiful book is full of stunning photography set in and around London, and is the perfect gift for baking fans of every age!All recipes have been tried and tested in Adelle's bakery, from where she runs her award-winning independent business, BKD, creating children's baking kits and hosting children's parties. Gold Award Winner for Best Family Cookbook - Junior Awards, 2016Winner of the Family Cookbook category - Smallish Magazine Awards, 2016

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Stormy Day

Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty

Polly and Neil are back in the second gorgeous children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist Jenny Colgan. Perfect for reading aloud and including fun activities based on the story.The boat masts jangled louder and louder. Above their heads, black clouds gathered. Polly shivered, and then the rain started to fall: plop, plop, plop.Polly is waiting for something important to happen. But waiting is hard. It's even harder when it's raining and you can't go outside...Can Polly find enough to do to keep busy ALL day? And what will happen when her puffin friend, Neil, decides to fly off into the storm?Perfect for bedtime stories and early readers. From the author of The Little Beach Street Bakery.Contains recipes, activities and rhymes in addition to the story.

Orion Children's Books

Birthdays and Biscuits

Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley
Contributors:
Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Polly and the Puffin

Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Contributors:
Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
Orion Children's Books

Cupcakes and Contests

Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley
Contributors:
Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley
Orion Children's Books

Sugar and Spice

Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley
Contributors:
Linda Chapman, Kate Hindley

Eleven-year-old Hannah Hallett's life has changed. Her mum has recently remarried, and Hannah's got a new dad and twin sisters! The whole family have moved from the city to a small town so that Hannah's mum can fulfil her life-long dream of opening a bakery. But things don't start well for the new bakery, and soon Mum's too busy to spend time with Hannah the way she used to. Hannah knows she can turn the Sugar and Spice Bakery's fortunes around - all she needs to do is convince Mum she can be useful. Can Hannah use her baking talent to save the bakery, learn to live with her big new family and - most importantly - make some friends before school starts?Friendship, fun and baking - this is CHOCOLAT for 8+.

Orion Children's Books

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Holly Black
Authors:
Holly Black

Orion Children's Books

If You Find Me

Emily Murdoch
Authors:
Emily Murdoch

What happens in the woods, stays in the woods. . .Carey is keeping a terrible secret. If she tells, it could destroy her future. If she doesn't, will she ever be free?For almost as long as she can remember, Carey has lived in a camper van in the heart of the woods with her drug-addicted mother and six-year-old sister, Jenessa. Her mother routinely disappears for weeks at a time, leaving the girls to cope alone. Survival is Carey's only priority - until strangers arrive and everything changes . . .Jenny Downham, author of BEFORE I DIE, says that IF YOU FIND ME is "a beautiful book about survival, identity, family, love and so much more."

Orion Children's Books

Tinder

Sally Gardner, David Roberts
Contributors:
Sally Gardner, David Roberts

Otto Hundebiss is tired of war, but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a web of dark magic and mystery. He meets the beautiful Safire - pure of heart and spirit, the scheming Mistress Jabber and the terrifying Lady of the Nail. He learns the powers of the tinderbox and the wolves whose master he becomes. But will all the riches in the world bring him the thing he most desires?Fairy tales are often the cruellest stories of all; in this exquisite novel Sally Gardner writes about great love and great loss.

Orion Children's Books

The Huge Hair Scare

Kate Pankhurst
Authors:
Kate Pankhurst

The third novel from winner of the MacMillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration, Kate Pankhurst. The perfect book for 7-9 yr olds who love funny stories with quirky illustrations like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, the DORK DIARIES and CLARICE BEAN.Mariella Mystery (That's me!) - totally amazing girl detective, aged 9 and a bit. Able to solve the most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems, even before breakfast.It's the week before Hallowe'en and the citizens of Puddleford are being terrorised by a strange fog. People caught up in the fog experience such unnerving hair problems as extreme frizziness, wild, uncontrollable volume and shocking colour transformations for days afterwards.Just what is going on? It's up to the Mystery Girls to find out - before the huge hair scare gets even bigger...

Orion Children's Books

A Cupcake Conundrum

Kate Pankhurst
Authors:
Kate Pankhurst

The second novel from winner of the MacMillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration Kate Pankhurst. The perfect book for 7-9 yr olds who love funny stories with quirky illustrations like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, the DORK DIARIES and CLARICE BEAN.Mariella Mystery (That's me!) - totally amazing girl detective, aged 9 and a bit. Able to solve the most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems, even before breakfast.Someone is trying to sabotage the Great Puddleford Bake-Off, 'Bake or Break'. It's up to Mariella and her Mystery Girls to work out who, to save the Victoria sponges and pavlovas and prevent the entire contest from turning into a veritable Cupcake Catastrophe and Kitchen Nightmare.

Thomas Docherty

Thomas Docherty is an acclaimed author and illustrator of children's picture books including Little Boat, Big Scary Monster, and the Driftwood Ball. The Snatchabook, which was written by his wife Helen, has been shortlisted for several awards in the UK and US and been translated into 17 languages.

18 Aug
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

Jenny Colgan at Edinburgh Festival

12:15pm - 1:15pm
18 Aug
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

Jenny Colgan at Edinburgh Festival

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Polly and the Puffin is the charming debut children's book about a small girl and her new friend from bestselling adult novelist Jenny Colgan.

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Jenny Colgan

Head to Jenny Colgan's homepage to learn all about her new children's book, Polly and the Puffin!

Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins is an ex English and Drama teacher turned award-winning writer. She has written the My Funny Family series for younger readers, but is probably best known for her teen novels, which have gained her two nominations for Queen of Teen. Here she talks to Graham Marks about how she became a writer, tells us some of her writing secrets and talks about her latest novel, The Day I Met Suzie.

Robert Muchamore speaks to Graham Marks

Interview with Robert Muchamore

For official reasons the characters in Robert Muchamore’s award-winning Cherub and Henderson’s Boys series don’t exist. The man behind these worldwide bestsellers certainly does, and here he talks to Graham Marks about writing, research and how he came to create the shadowy, sometimes savage and very real world of Charles Henderson…

Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Robert Muchamore

For official reasons the characters in Robert Muchamore’s award-winning Cherub and Henderson’s Boys series don’t exist. The man behind these worldwide bestsellers certainly does, and here he talks to Graham Marks about writing, research and how he came to create the shadowy, sometimes savage and very real world of Charles Henderson…