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  • Everybody has love. Even baddies. The poems in this book beautifully capture how a four-year-old sees the world - a world of rainbows, glitter and magical boxes; a world of nursery, hometime and cuddles with Mum. They make for joyful reading and, paired with a foreword from poet and teacher Kate Clanchy, and wonderful pictures by Yasmeen Ismail, are an invitation for young readers to join in the fun... By turns funny and charming, gentle and zany, Take Off Your Brave shows that poetry is for everyone - no matter how little you are! Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781406399707
  • A beautiful and atmospheric picture book about the power of the imagination from award-winning author, Jeanne Willis. At the bottom of Oscar's garden is a magical place called Nowhere, where extraordinary things can happen. Oscar can fly an incredible kite, build an enchanted castle and even set sail in a pirate ship! He can do just what he likes, and there are no grown-ups asking questions. But when Nowhere begins to feel a little lonely, will Oscar find himself wishing for Somewhere that feels more like home? With ingenious diecuts throughout that give a captivating and magical appeal. A heart-warming family story about the importance of home, perfect for bedtime, by Jeanne Willis, winner of the National Trust Literacy Awards and the Smarties Book Prize silver award. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788009034
  • After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago. And Dani, who was shot years before that. As more people from his past arrive, Will has to ask himself if he really knows what he's doing. This haunting, lyrical, powerful verse novel will blow you away. SHORTLISTED for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, WINNER of the UKLA. 'A masterpiece from beginning to end.' Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9780571335121
  • 'I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.' Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four "little women" enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of travelling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. Future writers have found inspiration in Jo's devotion to her writing. In this simple, enthralling tale, both parts of which are included here, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature's most beloved women. Great for Ages 9+ ISBN 9780241335130
  • When fledgling singer Roxy Raines vanishes from the tiny resort of Sandown, the island's locals refuse to talk about it to any outsiders, dismissing Roxy as a teenage runaway. Thirty years later, seventeen-year-old Mona Perry is convinced there's something more sinister at play. Armed with a suitcase and a microphone - to record her findings for her podcast's listeners - the troubled teen is on a deadline: one hot summer is all she has to get to the bottom of Roxy's story. But as Mona gets drawn into the strange goings on of this isolated community, it becomes clear that nothing is as it seems. Least of all Mona's own past, and the disappearance of someone else, someone much closer to her... How far will she go to uncover the truth? Great for Teens ISBN 9780241346327
  • HELLO! My name is PIZAZZ and I'm a superhero... You probably think that's really AWESOME, and while it can be, it's also REEEEEEEAAALLLLY annoying. Even though I'm saving the world ALL THE TIME, there are still LOADS of bad guys about. Like super baddie PERFECTO! She's younger than me, and just... well, PERFECT! But I have a plan. Maybe I just need to be perfect too - even more perfect than Perfecto. Easy-peasy, right?! Hilariously narrated by reluctant superhero Pizazz, and brimming with Sophy's distinctive illustrations and comic-book strips, this is the third book in the laugh-out-loud PIZAZZ series. Great for Ages 7-9 ISBN 9781471194177
  • Ruff! Ruff! Hello, Ruffles! The Teeny Tiny Kittens have come to stay and Ruffles is NOT happy. They pounce and purr and snore and jump and POOP! Worst of all, they want to play with Big Blue Blankie, and Ruffles doesn't want to share. But the Teeny Tiny Kittens don't understand and there's trouble when Big Blue Blankie is accidentally ripped. Luckily, Ruffles' new feline friends show him that sharing together is the very best way to make friends and play. With brilliantly observed and hilarious animal illustrations by David Melling, whose series, Hugless Douglas, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788009904
  • Get Loud, the follow-up to the exquisite I Go Quiet, sees the introverted heroine go out into the world as she gains confidence in her voice and makes a friend for the first time. It is a tale of the emboldening nature of the imagination, the redemptive power of friendship and why we should all embrace our own beautiful, singular weirdness. A beautiful picturebook / graphic novel for older children. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781786897770
  • Everyone's favourite (socially distanced) characters return to help us through this challenging period. Hedgehog is waiting for his friend Tortoise to wake up. But where is he and when will he wake?Hedgehog's friends are all very lovely, but they just aren't as much fun at the beach, or at hide and seek, or at holding hands, or at hugs. Tortoise begins to stir - the one boulder that Hedgehog didn't think he could lift to turn... Tortoise has been dreaming of Hedgehog. And the hug that follows is their best yet! A charming and touching new tale from the creators of the bestselling While We Can't Hug! Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780571370405
  • A beautifully illustrated celebration of diversity which helps young children to understand, value and respect differences of every kind. This dynamic and joyous exploration of difference helps young children learn to respond in a kind and equal way to everyone regardless of shape, size, age, physical and mental ability, gender, race, beliefs, language, culture, national identity, background, and so on. With topics ranging from clothes, hair, music and food to homes, festivals and families, there is plenty for children to talk about as they find out about diversity and see how differences relate to them. Great for Ages 3-9. ISBN 9781474986649
  • Indigo McCloud's sister Peaches is every adult's favourite child: pretty, golden-haired, polite and charming. But the children of Blunt know better: Peaches and her sisters are a gang of bullies who will stop at nothing to get her own way. This is the story of Indigo's battle to stop Peaches. Leaping across the rooftops of Blunt, talking to his best friend, computer genius Polly, though a walkie talkie, Indigo tries to keep one step ahead of his sisters. But he has to tangle with deadly spiders, curry farts, bungling policemen, various kidnappings, a submarine mishap with a villainous wigmaker ... When he discovers a hidden basement under Peaches's room where she and her sisters plot their schemes, he knows he is up against a truly evil genius. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781912417766
  • A dazzling, feminist retelling of Greek myth from the internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist, stunningly illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill. Exiled to a far-flung island by the whims of the gods, Medusa has little company except the snakes that adorn her head instead of hair. But when a charmed, beautiful boy called Perseus arrives on the island, her lonely existence is disrupted with the force of a supernova, unleashing desire, love and betrayal. Filled with glorious full-colour illustrations by award-winning Olivia Lomenech Gill, this astonishing retelling of Greek myth is perfect for readers of Circe and The Silence of the Girls. Illuminating the girl behind the legend, it brings alive Medusa for a new generation. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781526637796
  • It's the summer holidays, and thirteen-year-old Luke has just had his life turned upside down. First his older sister Rose moved 'across the road' - where a community of climate rebels are protesting the planned airport expansion - and now his dad's gone too. Dad only went to get Rose back, but he's out there building totem poles out of old furniture and wearing sandals and drinking mead (whatever that is) with the best of them ... Luke is determined to save his dad, his sister AND his summer. So how does he find himself at the top of a tree refusing to leave until the bulldozers stand down? A fresh, funny, heartfelt look at this generation's must-win battle: one earth, one chance. Great for Teens. ISBN 9781526632852
  • Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan ... Julia Donaldson does it again in this hugely engaging and funny story all about football, spiders and counting - what's not to love! The perfect picture book for children of all ages - boys and girls alike. Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9781405282727
  • he tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure. Mother-and-daughter duo, prizewinning Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, create a fun new world of characters and adventures in their empowering new series for 5-8 year olds inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle. In their fourth adventure, the Tindims can hardly see each other! A grumpy Gupper fog is swirling all over Rubbish Island and it won't leave the Tindims alone. And now their world has turned upside down as Ethel B Dina thinks the moon has fallen into the sea! Scrunch me a teabag, how are they going to get out of this pickle?Printed in dyslexia-friendly font with pictures on every page and perfect for the reluctant reader, the Tindims show keen young ecologists how to help protect our planet for the future. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781838935733
  • Peppa Pig is excited to go on holiday in a camper van filled with all the latest gadgets. But will Daddy Pig be able to find the way when they get lost on the way to the campsite?Peppa fans will love to read and reread this hilarious holiday story! Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241476604
  • This groundbreaking picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today. Remember to dream your own dreamsLove your beautiful skinYou always have a choiceThis book addresses - honestly, yet hopefully - the experiences Black children face growing up with systemic racism, as well as providing hope for the future, delivering a powerful message to a new generation of dreamers. It's a message that is both urgent and timeless - and offers a rich and rewarding reading experience for every child. To mirror the rich variety of the Black diaspora, this book showcases artwork from Dapo and 18 incredible Black illustrators in one beautiful, powerful, and cohesive reading experience. Illustrated by: Dapo Adeola, Alyissa Johnson, Sharee Miller, Jade Orlando, Diane Ewen, Reggie Brown, Onyinye Iwu, Chante Timothy, Gladys Josen Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241521946
  • Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex's first children's book, The Bench, beautifully captures the special relationship between father and son, as seen through a mother's eyes. The book's storytelling and illustration give us snapshots of shared moments that evoke a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion. This is your benchWhere you'll witness great joy. From here you will restSee the growth of our boy. In The Bench, Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, touchingly captures the evolving and expanding relationship between father and son and reminds us of the many ways that love can take shape and be expressed in a modern family. Evoking a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion, The Bench gives readers a window into shared and enduring moments between a diverse group of fathers and sons - moments of peace and reflection, trust and belief, discovery and learning, and lasting comfort. Working in watercolour for the first time, Caldecott-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson expands on his signature style to bring joy and softness to the pages, reflecting the beauty of a father's love through a mother's eyes. With a universal message, this thoughtful and heartwarming read-aloud is destined to be treasured by families for generations to come. Illustrated by: Christian Robinson Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241542217
  • Reassuring and nurturing, this book is the perfect way to remind your little one how much you love them whilst you are at work. Emotive and gentle, When Daddy Goes to Work introduces the concept of work to babies and toddlers through rhyming text. It also offers parents the ideal talking point for conveying their own feelings about going to work and routine in a reassuring and nurturing manner. Beautiful artwork reminiscent of bestsellers Guess How Much I Love You and Dogger draws parallels between the activities of the child and parent throughout the day. This is the ideal gift book for anyone who is returning to work after the birth of a new child. Illustrated by: Anna Terreros-Martin Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9781787417618
  • Introduce your baby to popular pets with this bright, interactive touch-and-feel book. With simple text, bold illustrations and an exciting touch-and-feel on every double page, this playful book engages your baby's senses as they discover lots of adorable pets. Children will love exploring all the different textures as they tickle the sparkly goldfish, touch the scaly lizard and stroke the fluffy dog! Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241463147
  • Make getting dressed fun and help your baby learn first words with this bright, interactive playbook. Name and touch the different outfits, from colourful clothes to shiny shoes!With textured patches to touch, feel and explore, this bright and beautiful board book with grabbable tabs will engage young children from birth upwards. High-contrast colours and touch-and-feel areas stimulate a baby's senses, while encouraging interaction and play. A perfect first words book for all babies and toddlers. Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241427361
  • Explore the farm in this bright, interactive touch-and-feel book for babies. With simple text, bold illustrations and an exciting touch-and-feel on every double page, this playful book engages little ones while they discover the farm and spot all their favourite farm animals. Children will love exploring all the different textures as they stroke the woolly sheep, pet the furry goat and feel the tractor's bumpy wheels! Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241463093
  • A brand new picture book inspired by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. It's rotten when you're very small,You hardly get a say at all. It's "No!" and "Quiet!" and "That's enough!"By golly, life - it can be tough... Inspired by the work of the world's number 1 storyteller, this picture book is a guide to growing up the Roald Dahl way, with gloriumptious illustrations by Quentin Blake. A celebration of all the tremendous things children have in store - from adventure to inventions, chocolate cakes to rhino poo - along with a reminder that the very best grown ups are those who hold on tight to the kid inside. Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780241423103
  • The crayons are back in this board book all about feelings from the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home! Everyone knows the crayons love to colour, but did you know that crayons have feelings too? Sometimes they are happy and sometimes they feel downright blue. From the creative minds behind The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, comes a fun board book to help young readers understand and express their feelings. Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780008495329
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