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  • Get ready to spell well with Spell Check, the essential kid's spelling book with all the words and spelling rules every child needs to know. This unique book gives kids a fun way to practise spelling, learn tricky words, test themselves, and play spelling games. You'll find all the spelling rules children need to know and all the exceptions, with loads of tips and tricks to help kids spell well. The spell checker encourages children to look at words, cover them, write them, and then check the spelling, a proven method of learning how to spell. Comes with a wipe clean spell checker and pen. Spell Check is a spelling activity book that spells F-U-N. Great for Ages 5-10 ISBN 9780241225332
  • The mysterious Mr Tiger and the inquisitive Betsy K Glory set off on their second adventure, from bestselling author Sally Gardner, sumptuously illustrated by Nick Maland. Crumble cakes! A red rogue wind is blowing and a wicked pirate captain and his crew are marauding the seven seas near the island left off the map of the world. A rare egg has gone missing and a very unhappy sea dragon wants it back. A pirate ship, the Kettle Black, is anchored in a secret cove off the island left off the map of the world. Betsy and her mum, Myrtle the mermaid, must dive deep beneath the waves, while Alfonso Glory and Mr Tiger fly high above the clouds in a hot air balloon... It's time for Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Gongalongs to set off on their second adventure... ISBN 9781788546591
  • Things are about to get SUPER WEIRD. When Melvin moves from the city to Donut (a perfectly round island with a hole in the middle), he thinks it's the most rubbish place ever. Then he meets Rhubarb. Rhubarb is OBSESSED with mysteries and has her own school newspaper to investigate the strange goings on in Donut. (Unfortunately nothing ever happens in Donut so she's never had anything to write about.) But then Melvin notices that the kids at school are acting very strangely. Could it be something to do with the Donut Hole Monsters that everyone is collecting? Soon Melvin and Rhubarb are on the trail of a mystery - one that is going to lead them right into the centre of the donut hole... And Rhubarb might actually have something to write about in her newspaper, if they make it out alive. Will they get to the bottom of the Donut Hole Monster mystery before it's too late and the whole town is brainwashed? ISBN 9781405295451
  • When the lights go off, the PESTS come out! The laugh-out-loud new series from the author/illustrator of the bestselling DIARY OF PIG series. With amazing GLOW IN THE DARK cover, and a hidden message for young pests to find. Meet Stix, the tiny but heroic mouse who might be living behind your washing machine. But is he naughty enough to join the PESTS?Stix is the size of an egg cup, can jump the width of a dog's bottom, and LOVES cheese. That's because Stix is a mouse. He probably lives behind your washing machine, but you wouldn't know it, because his grandma taught him to always stay out of trouble and NEVER let the humans know he's there. But now Stix has stumbled across PESTS - the Peewit Educatorium for Seriously Terrible Scoundrels - in the basement of his building, and along with a whole host of new pesty friends (and enemies), he's about to rip up Grandma's rule book and make a REAL pest of himself... ISBN 9781444949629
  • Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need. Bea gets a big surprise when she discovers a beautiful pony alone on the beach. Bea is determined to find Sandy's owner, if only the pony would stay put! Can Bea find Sandy's home before the pony runs into trouble? ISBN 9781788004725
  • Princess Magnolia is excited to go to the Science Fair to present her poster about seeds and plants. But when she and her friends arrive they find a surprise goo monster at the fair. This is a job for the Princess in Black and the Princess in Blankets! But will two masked heroes be enough to save the science fair? A little scientific problem-solving - and a lot of princess power - will make the sixth entry in the New York Times best-selling series a smash hit. ISBN 9781406385427
  • Naomi is the biggest pop star on the planet at the age of fifteen. She's broken America, she's big in Japan, she's on top of the world... but she's also tired of the constant touring, bored of having Westfield shopping centre closed for her to wander alone at midnight, miserable at not having any friends. Ruby is Naomi's biggest fan. She knows the words to every song, she can replicate every dance move, she dreams of being Naomi's BFF. When the girls have an unexpected encounter and swap bodies, Ruby is launched into the limelight. Will she adore her new A-list life, or will she end up as lonely as Naomi? And will Naomi discover she can be a huge celebrity AND a normal girl after all? ISBN 9781407198491
  • In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival is about to begin ... An epic new trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series. CADE CARTER IS LOST Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Cade is facing a year in reform school when he finds himself suddenly transported to another realm. BUT THIS NEW WORLD IS NO ESCAPE Populated by bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures and fierce warriors, Cade's surroundings are full of danger. Along with his fellow students, Cade is forced to become a contender in a deadly game of the highest stakes, controlled by invisible overlords. Who are these brutal rulers, and why did they choose Cade? Before he can find answers, Cade must get ready to fight ... BECAUSE IN THIS GAME, FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION ISBN 9781444938944
  • A boy. A drone. And the danger below ... Ever since the accident, Tom's struggled with his mobility. But he has a secret escape: Skylark, his drone - through this technology, he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his world from a totally different perspective. But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he knows no one will believe him. Maggie and Joel, a sister and brother on holiday in his aunt's cottage, are the only ones who can help ... but can they stop the plot in time? ISBN 9781911490708
  • The much-loved series from the creator of Rainbow Magic - abridged for younger readers and illustrated in full colour! Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their animal friends suddenly become much more magical! Tiny kitten Amelia Sparklepaw is planning a party. Can the girls stop Grizelda the witch from ruining it? ISBN 9781408345917
  • Young children need plenty of practice when it comes to pen-control - an essential skill for writing letters and numbers. This fun activity book is full of space themed activities, encouraging children to connect the dots, spot differences, solve mazes and trace the dotted lines using the special pen provided, then wipe clean and repeat. Full colour illustrations throughout. Great for Ages 5-10 / ISBN 9781474922296
  • Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that help children write lists, choose words to complete a story, add speech bubbles to a comic strip and more. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back. ISBN 9781474951197
  • Visit the beach, go on a camping trip, relax by the pool and zoom down ski slopes in this entertaining activity book. The activities are designed to help young children develop their counting, observation and pen control skills, and the durable pages can be wiped clean so the book can be enjoyed again and again. Great for Ages 5-10 / ISBN 9781474922302
  • Part of Buster's brand-new 'Big Activity Book' series and packed with 70 puzzles and games, The Big Human Body Activity Book is bursting with fun and fact-filled activities for inquisitive kids. This innovative activity book includes brain-training memory games, intestine mazes, spot-the-difference searches, odd-one-out puzzles and so much more. Each puzzle explores a different part of the body and includes lots of fun facts to discover along the way. Children can find out about everything from where to find the smallest bone in the body to when you are most likely to need a poo. ISBN 9781780556321
  • Charlie's racehorse has certainly earned the name Noble Warrior: he won the Derby against all odds and bested a bunch of nasty kidnappers. But now Noddy is facing his greatest challenge yet . . . Charlie's best friend Polly is still recovering from an accident that left her almost paralysed. But Polly has a real talent with horses - and she and Charlie are determined not to let it go to waste. Can the two best friends find a way to make Polly's equestrian dreams come true, and forge a new path for the racehorse who wouldn't gallop? Great for Ages 7-10 / ISBN 9780241336762
  • Toy robot Boot has come a long way since it woke up in a scrapyard with only two and a half glitchy memories. It has a home with its robot pals in an abandoned amusement arcade, and has discovered what true happiness is - although it's still not sure why humans are so leaky and weird ... But when Boot and the gang stumble upon Rusty, an old, broken robot, forgotten in the back of a testing lab, it's time to spring into action. Boot knows there's something special about Rusty - but can they free the old robot and help it find its purpose? Illustrated throughout by the award-winning Ben Mantle, this is an unforgettable tale of resilience and hope. ISBN 9781444949391 Great for Ages 7-10
  • The Taylor Turbochaser is a road-trip rollercoaster... with a twist. At its heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there's a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it's exciting at first... But standard engines only have so much power. And that's where Rahul comes in - Amy's best friend and genius inventor. Soon Rahul turns a wheelchair into a supercar! And so the Taylor TurboChaser is born. But when it all goes suddenly wrong Amy is going to have to hit the road - and drive... ISBN 9781474948623 Great for Ages 7-10
  • It looked like love. It felt like love. But this isn't a love story. Amelie fell hard for Reese. And she thought he loved her too. But she's starting to realise that real love isn't supposed to hurt like this. So now she's retracing their story, revisiting all the places he made her cry. Because if she works out what went wrong, perhaps she can finally learn how to get over him ISBN 9781474949521 Great for Teens and Young Adults
  • Oleg and Emma entered their den to find a cardboard spaceship standing exactly where they usually sat. Slowly, the front door opened and out stepped a boy.'My name's Sebastian Cole,' he said. 'But you already know that.'When Oleg and Emma invent a new classmate called Sebastian, they are amazed when he appears - very much real - in their secret den. Sebastian isn't like the rest of their classmates. He's never eaten pizza, he's not sure what goosebumps are, and he has a satchel that seems to hold an endless supply of hot ice cream. But as the trio begin their adventures, more impossible things keep happening, from a runaway goat appearing at school to a sighting of some snowwomen walking down the road. Things soon take a turn for the dangerous when the three friends are pursued by the mysterious Institute of Unreality, who want to capture and erase Sebastian, restoring order to the world. With the help of a cowboy gardener, an imprisoned scientist, and the rest of their class, can Emma and Oleg protect their new friend and keep the magic of the impossible alive? After inspiring countless young readers with tales of extraordinary people in the world around them, Ben Brooks' first children's novel is a magical adventure that celebrates friendship, the power of imagination, and ice cream. ISBN 9781786540997 Great for Ages 7-12
  • You can be late for many things in life, but you should never keep an adventure waiting... In Griselda Bone's gloomy orphanage, daydreaming is banned, skipping is forbidden and Christmas is well and truly cancelled. But for Phoebe and her sausage dog Herb, is it possible that, just when things seem at their bleakest, magic awaits in the swirling, snow-filled air? Join them on an enchanting adventure in this beautifully moving story by the bestselling author of Sky Song and The Unmapped Chronicles, Abi Elphinstone, and renowned illustrator Fiona Woodcock. ISBN 9781471172465 Great for Ages 0-6
  • The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Then one day they rose up and tore each other apart, killing many hundreds of islanders and changing the Myriad forever. On the jumbled streets of the Island of Lady's Crave live Hark and his best friend Jelt. They are scavengers: living off their wits, diving for relics of the gods, desperate for anything they can sell. But now there is something stirring beneath the waves, calling to someone brave enough to retrieve it. Something valuable. Something dangerous. Nothing is quite as it seems, and when the waves try to claim Jelt, Hark will do anything to save him. From Frances Hardinge, the Costa Award-winning author of 'The Lie Tree' comes 'Deeplight' - an underwater adventure as dangerous as the gods themselves... ISBN 9781509897568 Great for Teens and Young Adults
  • From the author of 'Letters to the Lost' comes another emotionally complex, romantic story about two teens struggling to unpick the grey area between right and wrong, perfect for fans of John Green and Jennifer Niven. Rob had it all - friends, a near-guaranteed lacrosse scholarship to college and an amazing family - but all that changed when his dad was caught embezzling funds from half the town. Now he's a social pariah. Maegan always does the right thing. But when her sister comes home from college pregnant, she's caught between telling their parents the truth about the father and keeping her sister's trust. When Rob and Maegan are paired together for a project, they form an unexpectedly deep connection. But Rob's plan to fix his father's damage could ruin more than their new friendship... ISBN 9781526605344 Great for Teens and Young Adults
  • The Enormous Crocodile starting to feel a bit peckish... what should he have for his lunch? This foul fiend - the greediest croc in the whole river - wants to eat something juicy and delicious. His teeth sparkle like knives in the sun and he's getting hungrier and hungrier... But what can the greedy grumptious brute guzzle up?Oh no! Beware- He's looking for someone... someone who looks a lot like YOU! Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365510
  • This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot. Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last? Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365480
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