• From comedy legend Lenny Henry, author of The Boy With Wings, comes his fantastic second middle grade novel, The Book of Legends, perfect for fans of outrageous adventures and illustrated throughout by the incredibly talented Keenon Ferrell. Quests are no joke (but there are lots of jokes in this book). Two ordinary kids are about to go on one extraordinary adventure!Bran and Fran love living with their mum, who is the storyteller at the Once Upon a Wow bookstore in their small Midlands town. But when mum goes missing and her stories turn out to be a portal to another world, they're going to have a huge, magical adventure on their hands. Luckily, they have Wilma, the Wizard's Wife, and Zack, the wisecracking Zebracorn, to help them on their journey. And they're going to need help because there are evil princes, mud monsters and Viking armies all standing in their way. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781529067866
  • Costa award-winner Chris Riddell's gorgeous magical adventure. With two-colour illustrations throughout, this beautiful jacketed hardback is the perfect gift. Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba, the three guardians of magic, disappeared with no warning nearly ten years ago, leaving the Kingdom of Thrynne in the icy grip of a powerful sorceress. Most people have fled in desperate search of warmer lands, escaping the snow monsters that roam the streets. Meanwhile, nine-year-old Tiggy Thistle lives hidden and safe with a kindly Badger - until the day shemeets the elf Crumple Stiltskin, one of the crafty Stiltskin brothers, she suddenly has to run from her happy home. So begins Tiggy's quest to find Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba - the lost guardians and their beautifulcloud horses - the only people, she believes, who can save Thrynne from the curse of endless winter. Tiggy Thistle and the Lost Guardians is the second and final title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781529009361
  • The thrilling third volume in the bestselling middle-grade trilogy, beautifully illustrated throughout by Chris Riddell. Step through the door in the tree and into another breathtaking adventure. . . When Anneshka's hunt for the greatest kingdom brings her into our world, Imogen and Marie know it's bad news. But Anneshka isn't their only problem. Mum's boyfriend, Mark, is sick and getting sicker, thanks to the monsters he accidentally carried home.Can the girls escape Anneshka and find a cure for Mark before it's too late? Their quest will take them through the door in the tree and further than ever before, into the magical lands of Nedobyt beyond.But there is more to this kingdom than meets the eye. Miro, Imogen and Marie must learn its secrets if they're to save their families - and stop Anneshka once and for all. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780008355142
  • "One morning I glanced out the window and saw a whale floating in the sky. The whale was blue and grey, large and clumsy, yet he was just rolling along and gliding on the warm sunny breeze with surprising grace." When eight-year-old Cappy discovers a whale swimming outside of his bedroom window, it's fair to say he's quite surprised. Given how long he's spent in hospital, Cappy has had plenty of time to read a LOT of books on animals, and he's never heard of a whale that can fly. What with his leukaemia, Cappy's used to not being allowed to do things he wants - like eating sweets, playing with dogs, or roaming too far from his protective family - so he's delighted when the amazing whale not only speaks to him, but asks him to join him for a ride in the sky. Soon, Cappy and the whale are the best of friends, and together they will go on an amazing journey of imagination, hope and curiosity. With beautiful colour illustrations throughout, Cappy and The Whale is a unique and wonderful Ukrainian story which Puffin are proud to publish in English for the very first time. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9780241615423
  • "Starting on All Fools Day, twelve years ago, I remember everything. EVERYTHING. That was a wet Saturday, and that was the day I was born." 12-year-old Piaf has the ability to (and burden of) remembering everything that has happened since the day she was born. When she discovers everyone in Paris has forgotten the entire last year, 1887, including the disappearance of several gifted children, Piaf and her twin brother Luc embark on a dangerous journey that brings them to the depths of Paris's underground twin, the Catacombs, to capture the memory thief and find the lost children. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781911427292
  • A dark psychological thriller about obsession, manipulation, and those friendships which take hold of you and never let you go. Tic tac toe, three girls in a row. Nine years old and inseparable. Friends for life, or so they think. Best friends Syd, Rain and Brie grew up on the wrong side of the tracks in the stifling California desert, desperately wishing for a way out. In the end, each of them will escape, but not in the way they expect. One will do it by dying, another by lying, a third by taking the fall. A deadly fire is set two weeks before the end of their senior year of high school and nothing will ever be the same. With gorgeous, taut prose and shocking twists, All the Best Liars will keep you guessing to the very last page. Great for Teens. ISBN 9781529510553
  • Evie Wilder just found out she's a werewolf. Now her mom's gone missing, she and her sister Kate have to go into hiding, and there's not a single helpful vampire slayer to be found. With the help of Kevin, the dorky-hot manager of the guesthouse where she and Kate lie low, Evie starts to harness her wolfish side. But Kevin seems to know a suspicious amount about vampires... Meanwhile, animal attacks are increasing, local teens are going missing, and Evie is about to find herself at the centre of a supernatural showdown. Great for Teens. ISBN 9781915071040
  • The third children's book by bestselling mindset author and two-time Olympian, Matthew Syed will help readers to find their voice, flex their social superpowers, and speak up with kindness and confidence. What if you could disagree with someone without it turning into the argument of the century? I'm here to tell you that it can be done. If you are the kind of person who... Avoids disagreements because you don't want to fall out - Gets too embarrassed to say that you've changed your mind - Feels so overwhelmed that you don't know what to think... then this book is for you. What do YOU think? will help young readers to discover what is influencing their ideas, from peer pressure to fake news. They'll learn how to form and change opinions, and how to debate their views with empathy. Readers will see how debates and disagreements can give you new ideas, stronger friendships, and help change the world for the better. I know you have loads of incredible thoughts and ideas and the world deserves to hear your voice. I want to know... what do you think? Practical and positive, this is the book to help children build confidence in their own thoughts, so they can grow into awesome adults who can listen, be listened to, and can agree to disagree while still being friends. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781526364937
  • A boxed set of five vibrant, witty board books from multi-award-winning author-illustrator Chris Haughton. In these five stories, join a lost Little Owl trying to find his way home, George the dog and his attempts to be good, a band of adventurers sneaking up on a tropical bird, a bear and his woodland animal friends getting ready to sleep, and Little Crab learning to be brave. As pithy as fables and as laugh-out-loud funny as knock-knock jokes, this collection of sturdy and stylish board books is a must-have gift for new arrivals, and the perfect addition to a toddler's first library. INCLUDES: A BIT LOST - OH NO, GEORGE! - SHH! WE HAVE A PLAN - GOODNIGHT EVERYONE - DON'T WORRY, LITTLE CRAB Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9781529512052
  • What could a pampered house cat possibly have to complain about? Just like most cats, this cat lives an extremely comfortable life. But he has his problems, too... The sun spot he's trying to bathe in just won't stop moving. The nosy neighbour squirrel just can't seem to mind its own business. And don't even get him started on the hoover! It's an absolute menace! Will this cat ever find the silver lining? From picture book superstars Jory John and Lane Smith, the creators of Penguin Problems and Giraffe Problems, comes a brand-new, hilarious collaboration sure to tickle every feline fan and owner! Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781529506303
  • Why are bubbles always round? Could I ever touch a rainbow? Why can't I remember being a baby? Have you ever not been able to concentrate because there are SO many questions buzzing round your brain? The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions will offer answers to the most bamboozling questions and curious queries that you can think of. How many stars are in the night sky? Why don't animals wear clothes? Do plants have feelings? This book will define, debunk and demystify the trickiest of questions and even open your eyes to questions you have never even thought of!With engaging and accessible text and accompanied by exciting, inviting illustrations, The Bedtime Book of Impossible Questions is the perfect bedside companion to delve into when you are wondering if there really is an answer to everything Great for Ages 5-11. ISBN 9781526623751
  • In this Rapunzel-inspired fantasy, a young witch, groomed to steal souls for an immortal king, meets the reckless, rebellious boy to whom her fate is tied. For sixteen years, Selestra has been trapped in her tower on the Floating Mountain, preparing to take her mother's place as the King's Witch, who foretells deaths in the Festival of Predictions. Outrunning your fate earns a wish and the chance to steal the King's immortality. But die and your soul is forfeit. And though thousands have tried, nobody has ever beaten death. A soldier in the King's army, Nox is an unlikely candidate for the Festival, but, driven by revenge, he is determined to steal the King's immortality and kill the entirety of his court, starting with Selestra. Yet when Selestra touches Nox in her very first prediction, their fates become entwined, and death seeks to take both their souls. Only by working together can they survive long enough to escape the dark fate and the immortal King that now hunts them. Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781471411991
  • A dinosaur for every day of the year! Dip in each day to discover a new dinosaur and enjoy sharing with friends or family. Immerse yourself in this unforgettable year-long encounter with the most astonishing creatures ever to walk the Earth. From ferocious Tyrannosaurus to gentle giant Titanosaurus. You'll find familiar and lesser-known names, alongside newly discovered species, all brought to life with stunning illustrations and fascinating facts. With beautiful illustrations of every dinosaur and gorgeous packaging, this is the ULTIMATE gift for dinosaur fans! Great for Ages 5-11. ISBN 9780755501793
  • Join the baddies in this wickedly fun sticker activity book based on the original story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of Zog and Room on the Broom. Packed with over 400 stickers, colouring-in activities, dot-to-dots, puzzles, spot the difference activities, mazes and simple word searches, there's plenty to keep children busy for hours! Can you complete the scenes with their puzzle stickers? Or make your way through a maze? Can you spot five differences between two pictures? Or even match the pairs with this treasure trove of endless fun?! This is a brilliant companion activity book for fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Perfect for entertaining children on long journeys and during school holidays Includes a variety of activities to do with all the family. ISBN 9780702316616
  • A brilliantly cheeky Christmas picture book with a shiny gold cover, from the creators of I Need a New Bum! It's Christmas Day tomorrow! Our house is filled with delight. I'm skipping and flipping, soaring and dipping, because... Santa is coming tonight! Ho, ho ho! It's Christmas eve and one thing is certain: this little boy is feeling SO CHRISTMASSY! But, with his whole family already sporting the most festive and fun Christmas jumpers, how can he make sure his bum looks just as Christmassy as he feels?! This next book in the New Bum series is a brilliantly funny - and cheeky - Christmas picture book like no other! Great for Ages 3-7. ISBN 9780702322723
  • Based on the much-loved film, fly away on a magical journey to the enchanting land of the Snowman - now celebrating its 40th anniversary! After the snow settles on a cold winter's day, a little boy builds a Snowman. Later that night, under the glittering stars, the Snowman comes to life! Together they fly through the night sky on a breathtaking and magical journey, until the sun comes up and it's time to go home... This edition of the classic tale from Raymond Briggs features stunningly rendered new artwork based on the 1982 film, alongside beautifully written story narration. Great for Ages 3-7. ISBN 9780241597804
  • A stunning, highly illustrated poetry collection containing a festive flurry of classic and modern Christmas poems chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell. This is the perfect Christmas selection for poetry lovers of all ages. Includes much loved traditional verse: The Night Before Christmas, The Twelve Days of Christmas, Deck the Halls, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and We Three Kings and poems by: Neil Gaiman, William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, Hollie McNish, Sue Hardy Dawson, Roger Stevens, Benjamin Zephaniah, Clare Bevan, Sara Teasdale, A.F. Harrold, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Sylvia Plath, Ogden Nash, Robert Burns and Jackie Kay... Great for Ages 6-99. ISBN 9781529086423
  • The perfect way to let every child know just how precious and loved they are. Through gentle rhyming words and magical illustrations, On The Night You Were Born captures the overwhelming love and joy felt when a new baby is born. On the night you were born, you brought wonder and magic to the world. The moon stayed up till morning. Polar bears danced. This is a book that celebrates you, weaving an enchantingly beautiful depiction of the natural world, as different animals come together to welcome its newest arrival. In a sturdy board book, just right for little hands to hold, this very special story by Nancy Tillman has touched the hearts of readers of all ages, from the youngest tots to new mums, from young friends to grandparents. A New York Times bestseller, On the Night You Were Born is sure to be a beloved addition to every family bookshelf. Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9781529095685

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