• A vibrantly illustrated 100-piece jigsaw showing a busy zoo, plus a 24-page picture puzzle book presented together in a colourful sturdy box. The jigsaw measures 59 x 40cm and both the jigsaw and puzzle book are packed with things to spot and talk about. Can you spot a tiger wearing pyjamas, three donkeys, the zookeeper's keys and lots more? Great for Ages 3-5. ISBN 9781474940184
  • A brilliantly colourful 100-piece jigsaw showing a busy, bug-filled scene, plus a 24-page picture puzzle book presented together in a sturdy box. The jigsaw measures 59 x 40cm and both the jigsaw and book are full of insects to spot. Can you find an ant in a deckchair, a butterfly blowing a trumpet, a dragonfly riding a broom and lots more? Great for Ages 3-5. ISBN 9781474949927
  • UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian Dara O Briain takes you on a journey from the safety of your comfiest chair to the furthest reaches of space (and beyond!) So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really - it's sort of a terrible idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, not get poisoned or crushed to death when we go outside - it's lovely right where we are.) Not convinced? GOOD! People have been dreaming about space travel for centuries - there's something amazing about the idea of leaving our planet behind and setting out to explore the Universe - there's so much we still don't know. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781407181882
  • YOU have the potential to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE. When working with the England football team, we focus on what we might achieve instead of worrying about what might go wrong. I honestly believe that with the right mindset, a willingness to learn from our mistakes, and the ability to cope with the highs and lows, every one of us can make the most of our lives. In this book I hope I can prepare you for your own exciting journey ahead. BE BRAVEBravery is not just the kind of heroic act that earns a medal. It's the quality we need to step out of our comfort zones and take on new challenges. BE KIND - A force for good that comes from the heart, kindness changes lives. It opens up opportunities and can be our greatest strength. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS - We all have a story to tell in life. It's down to us what it will be about. So, let's begin writing YOUR STORY - and make it one that truly shines. 'Inspirational and honest - just like the man himself.' BEAR GRYLLS 'I loved this - full of wonderful advice I can't wait to share with my children.' HOLLY WILLOUGHBY Great for Ages 12+ ISBN 9781529135329
  • Mary Elmes was a brilliant young woman from Cork who ventured into war zones to rescue children in trouble. When she learned that children in war-torn Europe were getting hurt, she wanted to help. She wasn't a doctor or a nurse, but she was a great organiser and soon she was running several hospitals, where she made sure there was always time for toys and play. Knowing that Jewish people were in grave danger, she even risked everything to smuggle children to safety in the boot of her car. She was arrested and imprisoned but nothing could stop her from returning to the children as soon as she was released. Through the voices of real children she saved, Miss Mary tells the magical story of one woman's love for children, and the lengths Miss Mary went to protect and comfort them. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780717186556
  • This landmark piece of reference publishing offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources. Packed with carefully curated content, the pages of this illustrated encyclopedia are designed to be accessible and illuminating to a wide range of readers, and parents and teachers can be confident that children won't see any unwanted content. Featuring accessible and authoritative information, this book is a comprehensive guide to a wide range of human knowledge, and its text is integrated with clear artworks and informative, illuminating photography to bring general knowledge vividly to life. The scope of content in The Visual Encyclopedia makes it stand alone as a self-contained family reference guide, and it covers the fields of science, nature, space, history, the arts, technology, leisure, and more. The information is organized thematically to make navigation easy, and clear signposting highlights connections between subjects. Whether you want to find the answer to a question, read about a particular area of interest, or simply browse a range of subjects at leisure, this accessible, family-friendly reference guide offers a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment. Great for Ages 7-99. ISBN 9780241340691
  • Time at home is much more fun when it is shared. Whatever games and activities you dream up, they take on a whole new meaning when the whole family get involved. So whether it's the weekend, the holidays or that precious free hour at the end of a busy day, here are over 80 ideas for activities that will have everyone grinning from ear to ear. If you've got energy to burn, this book contains sports and games ideas to exercise both mind and muscles. If it's new toys you want, there are all sorts of ingenious and inexpensive playthings to make within these pages. If you need ideas for indoor fun, there's lots to do when it's raining outside. And if you want to sneak a little education into playtime, you'll even find a few facts hidden among the fun. ISBN 9781780557366
  • Spark your imagination, forge your own adventures and unearth long-lost skills. In this long-awaited follow-up to his much-loved bestseller, written with his sons Cameron and Arthur, Conn Iggulden presents a brand-new compendium of cunning schemes, projects, tricks, games and tales of extraordinary courage. Whether it's building a flying machine (keep your temper with this one) or learning how to pick a padlock (or your own front door, but not someone else's), discovering our forgotten explorers and the world's greatest speeches, or mastering the lauded task of solving a Rubik's cube, The Double Dangerous Book for Boys is the ultimate companion to be cherished by readers and doers of all ages. ISBN 9780008332983
  • What if every young girl loved her body? Love Your Body encourages you to admire and celebrate your body for all the amazing things it can do (like laugh, cry, hug and feel) and to help you see that you are so much more than your body. Bodies come in all different forms and abilities. All these bodies are different and all these bodies are good bodies. There is no size, ability or colour that is perfect. What makes you different makes you, you - and you are amazing!Love Your Body introduces the language of self-love and self-care to help build resilience, while representing and celebrating diverse bodies, encouraging you to appreciate your uniqueness. This book was written for every girl, regardless of how you view your body. All girls deserve to be equipped with the tools to navigate an image-obsessed world. Featuring a special surprise poster on the jacket, this book will show you that freedom is loving your body with all its "imperfections" and being the perfectly imperfect you! ISBN 9780711252400 Great for Ages 9-15
  • If you are a kid with big dreams and a passion for what is right, you're a world-changer in the making. There's a lot that can be changed by just one person, if you know what to do. Start by making yourself into the awesome person you want to be by learning all about self-care and kindness. Using those skills, work your way up to creating activist campaigns to tackle climate change or social injustice. This fun and inspiring guide to making the world a better place and becoming a good citizen is packed with ideas and tips for kids who want to know how to make a difference. Through ideas as small as creating a neighbourhood lending library to as important as public speaking and how to talk about politics, How to Make a Better World is a practical guide to activism for awesome kids. ISBN 9780241412206 Great for Ages 7-12
  • Down where worms wriggle and microbes squirm, there's a whole world waiting to be discovered... Under Your Feet delves beneath the Earth's surface and explores the diverse wonders hidden there. Encounter creatures of the deep and marvel at the mind-boggling size of the humongous fungus - the biggest organism in the world. Learn how one handful of ordinary soil contains more organisms than there are people on Earth, and carry out experiments using dirt from your own back garden. Under Your Feet offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the natural world and soil-dwelling creatures big and small. Bursting with colourful illustrations and photography, this is the perfect book for budding young plant experts, animal fanatics, and geologists, and anyone who is curious about the ground we walk on. ISBNGreat for Ages 6-11 9780241412459
  • Little ones who love The Very Hungry Caterpillar will adore this colourful Jumbo Floor Puzzle. This 24 piece puzzle depicts a bright colourful image of the Hungry Caterpillar and some of the delicious food that he munches on during his journey. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Jumbo Floor Puzzle measures 490 x 685mm when completed. Originally published in 1974, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the best-selling book by author Eric Carle. Puzzle construction encourages hand-eye coordination, concentration, problem solving and independent play in preschoolers. Includes: 24 piece puzzle Box Dimensions: 22 x 24.5 x 9.5cm Suitable for age 3+ years
  • For enchanted, medieval and mythological adventures. Tell tales of men and gods, how they found the dragon’s lair, how they enchanted mythical creatures... Discover the magic of Rory’s Story Cubes with the Fantasia edition! Rory’s Story Cubes is a creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play. With Rory’s Story Cubes, anyone can become a great storyteller. Simply roll the cubes and let the pictures spark your imagination. Rory’s Story cubes is an ideal tool for developing language skills and stimulates creative writing in a fun way. Requiring you to think on your feet Story Cubes can serve as an ice-breaker, literacy development, mental workout and more. How it works: Rory’s Story Cubes are a remarkably simple and effective means for inspiring creative thinking and problem solving in all of us. Simply toss all the dice, examine each of the nine face-up images and let them guide your imagination through a story that begins with “Once upon a time…”. The nine dice, each with an image on six sides, hold a total of 54 images. This means that with every roll, there are over 10 million combinations for you to use as the inspiration for your story. The uses for Rory’s Story Cubes are boundless. Whether it’s in a classroom or business, the process of creating and telling your own story can provide untold understanding of our language, of the world we live in and of ourselves. The secret is not to think too deeply. Simply ‘gulp’ in the images and start talking. The story will reveal itself through the cubes and in so doing, will unleash creativity, freedom of expression and frequently, an insight to how to solve a seemingly intractable personal or business problem. The quality cubes are moulded for durability and feel really good to hold. The take-anywhere box (60mm x 60mm x 25mm) is durable and popular with teachers and other professionals as a portable tool. Players: 1 or more Age: 6+ ISBN 3558380077190
  • Learn how to distinguish between living and non-living things and investigate animal habitats, feeding and growth with this educational activity book. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Science lessons children learn at school, with wipe-clean pages and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back. ISBN 9781474951104
  • An easy-to-use guide to grammar and punctuation with sections on nouns, pronouns, verbs, apostrophes, quotation marks and more. Clear explanations, fun illustrations and lively example sentences will help children develop their writing style and skills and there are short quizzes to test their knowledge. A useful reference book for home and school. Great for Ages 7-12 ISBN 9781409564942

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