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Wayland

The Amazing Life Cycle of Butterflies

Kay Barnham
Authors:
Kay Barnham

Explore the incredible butterfly life cycle story, from tiny eggs to crawling caterpillars and incredible chrysalises.Follow the journey of a young boy and girl as they find out how insect life cycles. This beautifully illustrated picture book explains the life cycle process and explains each stage in detail. 'Look and Wonder' is a fresh, bold and bright, narrative non-fiction picture book series, for children aged 4 and up, introducing children to life cycles and the natural world. The eye-poppingly colourful digital illustration style will explain the scientific concepts while the light and fun text-style will make these books real home and classroom favourites.Perfect for the EYFS and KS1 primary curriculum study of life cycles.Other titles in the series:A Stroll Through the SeasonsA Wonderful World of WeatherIncredible RainforestsThe Amazing Butterfly Life Cycle StoryThe Amazing Plant Life Cycle StoryThe Awesome Night SkyThe Great Big Water Cycle Adventure

Hodder Children's Books

A Recipe for Playtime

Peter Bently, Sarah Massini
Contributors:
Peter Bently, Sarah Massini

From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, comes a tender, gentle rhyming story celebrating playtime.Capturing the joy of the simplest games a child plays, including hide-and-seek, chase, and lots of imaginative play. A joyous story with the perfect lullaby ending.Praise for A Recipe for Bedtime: "I can imagine this becoming a bedtime favourite with many a toddler." - Red Reading Hub

Wayland

Feeling Frightened

Kay Barnham
Authors:
Kay Barnham

This picture book story explores what it feels like to be scared and frightened using everyday situations that children might be familiar with. This book shows different reasons why young people might be frightened, illustrates scenarios of them having to deal with fearful situations such as at night or being scared of lighting or monsters, and gives advice on how to deal with these feelings and to be able to help other people too. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children cope with these feelings.Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour.They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried

Hodder Children's Books

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea

Andy Stanton, Neal Layton
Contributors:
Andy Stanton, Neal Layton

A hilariously anarchic tale from the inimitable Andy Stanton, author of Mr Gum, and much loved illustrator Neal Layton.Can a boy drink the sea? Surely it's impossible! But Danny McGee does just that - and now he has his sights on other things. Soon he's swallowing trees, flies, fleas, peas, mountains ... where will it end?!Andy Stanton has won a string of awards for his Mr Gum books, including the Red House Children's Book Award, the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book With Pictures.Neal Layton is the multi-award-winning illustrator of the Emily Brown books.

Franklin Watts

George and the Dragon

Anne Adeney, Peter Kavanagh
Contributors:
Anne Adeney, Peter Kavanagh
Orchard Books

Katie In London

James Mayhew
Authors:
James Mayhew

Come on a magical tour with Katie and discover London's most famous sights!When Katie and her brother Jack visit London with Grandma, something very unexpected happens . . . One of the Trafalgar Square lions comes to life and takes them on a wonderful tour of all the best sights! Including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the London Eye.'London comes to life in this magical adventure' - Independent Featuring many of London's key landmarks, this storybook has become a bestselling introduction to London, and is perfect for children visiting the city for the first time.

Orchard Books

Giraffes Can't Dance

Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees

Number One bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance from author Giles Andreae has been delighting children for over 15 years. Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant picture book story about a giraffe who finds his own tune and confidence too, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees and a foiled cover. ... wonderfully funny. - IndependentA fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp of a picture book. All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them. - Daily TelegraphA joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms.... there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. - Junior

Wayland

Young Royals

Kay Barnham
Authors:
Kay Barnham

Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.

Orchard Books

Beware of the Storybook Wolves

Lauren Child
Authors:
Lauren Child

For a real thrill, try reading Beware of the Storybook Wolves. It will scare your socks off! A fun-filled picture book with a fairytale twist, from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.Every night, Herb's mother reads him a bedtime story. Sometimes it's about a big bad wolf who terrifies little girls and their grandmothers with his growl and his sharp teeth. The story gets very nasty in the middle and everybody nearly comes to a sticky end. But, by the last page, it all turns out happily-ever-afterly.But what will happen to Herb when the wolves escape from his book? Will they gobble him up? Or will it all end happily-ever-after?Equally loved by children young and old, this hilarious picture book is perfect for sharing together. From the creator of the award-winning, best-selling Charlie and Lola series!Winner of the Smarties Book Prize Bronze Medal"A refreshingly original tale that sparkles with wit" Junior

Orion Children's Books

The Three Little Witches Storybook

Georgie Adams, Emily Bolam
Contributors:
Georgie Adams, Emily Bolam

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.Zara, Ziggy and Zoe are three little witches who live together in Magic Wood. Cups and saucers wash themselves up, letters sprout wings, a calendar sings a song, and Wizard Wink's school moves from place to place. The three little witches are planning a Halloween party, but naughty Melissa is out to make trouble!Punctuated by catchy rhymes and speech bubbles, the stories demand to be read aloud, and with their bright, funny pictures and lively design they are hugely appealing.

Hodder Children's Books

Dragon's Dinner

Susannah Corbett, Lynne Chapman
Contributors:
Susannah Corbett, Lynne Chapman

A hungry dragon heads into the woods to see what he can catch for his lunch. He's soon chasing after a bear, fox, cat and other animals, desperately trying to munch them. When the dragon comes across a mouse, he soon discovers that the most unlikely animal might just fight back.

Wayland

Divali

Saviour Pirotta
Authors:
Saviour Pirotta
Orion Children's Books

The Nursery Storybook

Georgie Adams, Peter Utton
Contributors:
Georgie Adams, Peter Utton
Franklin Watts

George and The Dragon

Anne Adeney, Peter Kavanagh
Contributors:
Anne Adeney, Peter Kavanagh
Franklin Watts

Leapfrog Rhyme Time: Craig's Crocodile

Jillian Powell, Peter Kavanagh
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Peter Kavanagh

Craig insists on getting a pet crocodile. But little does he know that crocodiles grow - and they're not fussy about what, or who, they eat!Leapfrog Rhyme Time features fun, rhyming stories of no more than 180 words for children who are starting to read on their own.

Orion Children's Books

Watch Me!

Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
Contributors:
Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey

Like its companion volumes WONDERFUL ME! And WAIT FOR ME!, these stories and poems are alive with the sort of magic and fun that children's dreams are made of. In these pages you will meet Aunt Nasty the witch, the boy who bounced, a few magicians, a ghostly girl, a princess who marries a clown and endless other surprises. Originally published as The Third Margaret Mahy Storybook, and newly illustrated by Peter Bailey, these tales remain as well-loved now as ever.

Orion Children's Books

Wait for me!

Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
Contributors:
Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey

An irresistible collection of stories brimming with bird-children, kind wizards, kings in broom cupboards, butterflies, goats, kites, woodland creatures and many other delights. Margaret Mahy is one of the twentieth century¿s most popular and successful children's authors . The stories in this book, first published as 'The Second Margaret Mahy Storybook', have appeared in many anthologies in many countries over the years. Here they are freshly presented with line drawings by Peter Bailey, as a companion volume to 'Wonderful Me!'

Orion Children's Books

Wonderful Me!

Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
Contributors:
Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey

Witches, mermaids, dragons, a dog who plays the violin, a girl who finds a dinosaur egg and a boy who wanted the world to be flat - all these and more appear in this book of stories and poems by a born storyteller. Written with warmth and a gentle humour, they read aloud beautifully and are rich in surprises and imaginative twists. First published in l972 as 'The First Margaret Mahy Storybook', many of these stories have been loved so much that they have appeared in many anthologies - and in many countries - over the years. They are now freshly presented with charming line drawings by Peter Bailey.

Peter Bently

Peter studied languages at Oxford and has two young children. He is the author of the bestselling Lark in the Ark (shortlisted for Red House Book Award) and the hilarious The Great Bottom Swap (rated 5 stars on Mumsnet). He recently won the American Library Association Notable Book of the year with King Jack and the Dragon and in 2011 he won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize with Cats Ahoy!

Julia Jarman

Julia Jarman has won the Stockport Schools' Book Award twice for her brilliant picture book texts! After studying English and Drama at Manchester University, she became a teacher. Julia has been writing for over fifteen years and in that time has written ten novels and over seventy shorter books. Initially, she was encouraged to write by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us', with the girls asking for 'lots of scary bits.' Recently, she has become a grandmother, inspiring her to write her fabulous picture book texts. She has also been influenced by her three cats! Julia keeps in touch with readers through her numerous visits to schools and libraries where she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for facts and fiction. For more information on Julia Jarman visit her happy zappy website www.juliajarman.com Julia lives in an English village near Bedford.