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  • An unmissable paraquel to the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, The Skulduggery Pleasant Grimoire is at once a thrilling recap of the books so far, a reference guide to characters, and a treasure-trove of bonus content. As the Skulduggery Pleasant series nears its end (again), relive the adventure in this lavishly illustrated compendium of all things Skulduggery. Featuring a unique run-down of the books so far, it also includes an invaluable reference tool for the dizzying cast of characters, as well as bonuses, surprises, and a dark story all of its own. The Grimoire is an essential book for any Skulduggery fan. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780008472412
  • Lift the flaps and join in the fun with Cat's Cookbook, a new story in the bestselling Tales from Acorn Wood preschool series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Cat wants to learn to cook. Will she find a book to help her in Acorn Library? Lift the flaps to find out, and then join Cat and all her friends for a special surprise! With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, Cat's Cookbook joins the first four stories in the bestselling Tales from Acorn Wood series, Fox's Socks, Postman Bear, Rabbit's Nap and Hide-and-Seek Pig, which have been delighting parents and children for over twenty years. Great for Ages 0-3 ISBN 9781529034363
  • Introduce your little one to Bob and Ginger, two adorable guinea pigs who love gardening!Bob and Ginger will show little ones how to grow fruit and vegetables in this sweet children's book. It's perfect for encouraging children aged 3-5 years to spend more time in the garden. Visit Bob and Ginger in their beautiful garden filled with vibrant red strawberries, glossy green spinach, pretty purple aubergines, and more! From clearing the garden of weeds and planting seeds to learning how to make compost and finally harvesting their crops, kids will love following their green-fingered gardening adventures! A rainbow of fruit and vegetables come to life through vibrant, distinctive illustrations. The sweet, simple text and exciting storyline ensure that young readers stay engaged. Packed with lots of opportunities for meaningful parent-child interaction, this delightful gardening book is perfect for growing little gardeners! Inside this engaging children's book, you'll find:- Humorous and engaging story- Adorable guinea pig characters with vivid personalities- Colourful illustrations bring the garden to life- Features practical information and fun facts about gardeningGo on a Glorious Gardening AdventureIt takes more than just seeds and water to create and care for your very own garden! Kids will discover the ups and downs of gardening with Bob and Ginger. From battling slimy slugs munching on their vegetables to pesky pigeons diving for their strawberries, this animal picture book teaches children about the natural world. This charming board book also features fun facts and tips about gardening, such as instructions on how to make compost, a calendar of seasonal fruits and vegetables, and how to protect strawberries from pigeons. It's the ultimate gift for kids who love gardening and to encourage a love of nature. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780241453100
  • Julia Donaldson's beloved rhyming picture book story about two monkeys who are as different as night and day - now with shiny cover foil! Night Monkey and Day Monkey don't think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other's opposite world, they learn to be the best of friends. From master storyteller, Julia Donaldson, and illustrated by Lucy Richards, this warm-hearted rhyming story about friendship and difference is pitch-perfect storytime reading. Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9780755501403
  • Look up! From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the Hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem. Turtle really likes standing in his favourite spot. He likes it so much that he asks his friend Armadillo to come over and stand in it, too. But now that Armadillo is standing in that spot, he has a bad feeling about it... A hilarious meditation on the workings of friendship, fate, shared futuristic visions, and that funny feeling you get that there's something off somewhere, but you just can't put your finger on it. Merging broad visual suspense with wry wit and existential silliness, celebrated picture-book creator Jon Klassen gives us a wholly original comedy for the ages. Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9781406395570
  • Nothing is sweeter, as everyone knows, than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes! All over the world, babies are different. Yet in some ways they are very much the same: each one has ten little fingers and ten little toes - to play with, to tickle, to wave. And each child is very, very special to its parents... With Mem Fox's gently rhyming text illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, best loved as the illustrator of the classic nursery join-in picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes will fast become the essential book for baby playtime - and the perfect gift for a new arrival! Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9781406331264
  • Children of Virtue and Vengeance is the breathtaking sequel to Tomi Adeyemi's ground-breaking West African-inspired fantasy Children of Blood and Bone. After battling the impossible, Zelie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orisha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could've imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too. Now, Zelie struggles to unite the maji in an Orisha where the enemy is just as powerful as they are. But with civil war looming on the horizon, Zelie finds herself at a breaking point: she must discover a way to bring the kingdom together or watch as Orisha tears itself apart. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781509899456
  • They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zelie remembers when the soil of Orisha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled - Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves, and Zelie's Reaper mother summoning forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, anyone with powers was targeted and killed, leaving Zelie without a mother and her people without hope. Only a few people remain with the power to use magic, and they must remain hidden. Zelie is one such person. Now she has a chance to bring back magic to her people and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zelie must learn to harness her powers and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Danger lurks in Orisha, where strange creatures prowl, and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zelie herself as she struggles to come to terms with the strength of her magic - and her growing feelings for an enemy. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781509871353
  • A book to help children and families cope with the loss of a baby. Matthew is excited about the new baby. But then, one day, something very sad happens. The doctor tells Matthew's mother that her baby isn't growing properly and it won't be strong enough to live outside her body. Matthew and his mother and father will always remember their baby. But as time goes by, they will not feel sad so often. The author wrote this story based on her own experience, to help her son cope with the loss of a baby. This child-centred book is intended to help children and families who experience miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal death or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Great for Ages 5-9. ISBN 9781912417575
  • Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen return in the 14th and penultimate novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series - and their most epic test yet... In a matter of days, the world will change. Billions of lives will be wiped away in a final, desperate search for the Child of the Faceless Ones - she who is destined to bring about the return of humankind's ancient overlords. To prevent this, Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain have one last - terrible - option: the assassination of Damocles Creed. With protests stirring in the magical city of Roarhaven, with riots and revolutions on the horizon, Valkyrie must decide who she wants to be: the hero who risks everything for a noble ideal, or the killer who sacrifices her own soul for the fate of humanity. The decision must be made, and time is running out. Large Paperback Edition. ISBN 9780008386306
  • Isadora has a wobbly tooth and her mum and dad are more excited about it than she is! Her vampire dad can't wait to take her to the vampire dentist and have her special little fang framed. Her mum wants Isadora to leave the tooth under her pillow for the tooth fairy. Isadora isn't sure what to do until one night, she meets a very special, magical mouse called Mignonette. With Mignonette's help, Isadora will make her own new tradition. A totally unique tradition for the totally unique Isadora! Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9780192773548
  • With a cast of wonderful sea creatures, including a magical mermaid, and plenty of seaside fun, What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside is a brilliant rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, featuring glitter on every page. The clever little ladybird is off on a trip to the seaside, but those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are also back and they're up to their wicked ways again. This time they're planning to steal the mermaid's long, luscious hair and sell it to a famous star... luckily, the crime-busting ladybird has another cunning plan to stop the thieves! Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9781529023152
  • A lot has changed. Roarhaven is now a magical city, where sorcerers can live openly. Valkyrie Cain has been out of action for years, recovering from the war against her alter-ego Darquesse, which nearly destroyed her and everyone else. Some things never change though: bad people still want to do bad things, and Skulduggery Pleasant is still there to stop them. When Skulduggery learns of a plot to resurrect a terrifying evil, he persuades Valkyrie to join him for just 24 hours. But they need someone else on their team, someone inconspicuous, someone who can go undercover. Enter Omen Darkly. Student at the new Corrival Academy. Overlooked. Unremarkable in every way. 24 hours to save the world. One sharply-dressed skeleton. One grief-stricken young woman. One teenage boy who can't remember which class he's supposed to be in. This cannot end well... Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780008219604
  • Peppa's starting a book club!Mummy and Daddy Pig are reading the same book and Peppa finds out it's for their very exciting book club. Peppa loves reading and wants one too! Mummy and Daddy Pig make a few phone calls and soon, Peppa and George's friends arrive for their very own book club! Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241476345
  • Push, pull and slide the moving mechanisms to meet all your favourite characters from the deep dark wood in this brilliant board book based on the bestselling classic picture book, The Gruffalo - and bring the story to life! Discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with a fox, an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo! Move the magical push, pull and slide mechanisms on every spread to join in the fun. With a short, simple rhyming text based on the original story, The Gruffalo: A Push, Pull and Slide Book is the perfect introduction for preschoolers to The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, and a great gift for fans of the bestselling picture book. Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9781529040715
  • Whoosh! There's a Superhero in your book! In this brilliantly interactive picture book, help your new Superhero friend take on the terrible Scribbler. Use the power of your imagination to unlock Superhero's super powers. You'd better act quickly before the Scribbler ruins your book completely! A super fun book with a satisfying twist that celebrates the power of kindness and the true meaning of being a hero. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9780241357798
  • Two of the biggest names in children's publishing, Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, come together in a new poetry collection. The poems in A Great Big Cuddle fizz off the page with sound and rhythm, energy and laughter, as Rosen captures in the most remarkable way what it means to be very, very young. A child's world with all its details and feelings - toys and games, animals and made-up creatures, likes and dislikes - is vividly conjured up in the most memorable, playful language, and Chris Riddell has produced some his most extraordinary pictures ever to bring this world to life. It's a book that will be enjoyed by the oldest grown-up and the youngest child - and a future classic. Great for Ages 3-6 ISBN 9781406373462
  • Alex is a rebel with a purple fauxhawk and biker boots. St Mary's Catholic School is a strict boarding school where she's currently trapped. Despite trying everything she can to get expelled, she's still stuck with the nuns, the prudish attitude and the sexism. Fed up with life inside the hallowed halls of St. Mary's, Alex decides to take matters into her own hands. She's going to stage the school's first ever production of The Vagina Monologues. Which may be a challenge, as no one else at St Mary's can even bear to say the word 'vagina' out loud... Great for Teens and Young Adults ISBN 9780241407196
  • Do you love THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES? Now is time to create your own, so YOU can make grown-ups say silly things! Words are amazing. They can be happy or sad or serious or goofy. But the BEST words of all are the ones that make you LAUGH YOURSELF SILLY!Think of all your favourite silly and funny words. Got them? Good. Now, fill in the blanks in MY BOOK WITH NO PICTURES with your words and with the stickers at the back of the book, and have your favourite grown-up read it aloud. How far will you make it before you burst into giggles? ISBN 9780241444177
  • A magical adventure by the light of the moon. Kitty is excited about visiting the funfair with her cat crew. But Pixie has made a new friend and doesn't want to play with Kitty anymore. She wants to play superheroes with Hazel instead. The problem is, Pixie and Hazel aren't acting like superheroes, they are acting like supervillains! Before long they both find themselves in trouble at the top of the Big Wheel, and only a true hero like Kitty can save the day . . . Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780192771704
  • Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad's finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot's coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding. But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father's wedding, she can't ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean's the one who'll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family-and possibly the boy she loves-behind. Great for Teens and Young Adults ISBN 9780702307829
  • Maggie has witnessed impossible things. But no one believes her, and now her family has taken her away to spend the winter upstate in a remote, freezing farmhouse. Bored and angry, Maggie and her younger sister Kate start to play tricks: rapping on the floorboards above their parents' bedroom, cracking their toes under the table, and telling tales about noises in the night. Then the house starts to make sounds of its own. Neither Maggie nor Kate can explain it, but it seems as though someone - or something - is trying to speak to them. Great for Young Adults ISBN 9781839130069
  • "Dream big, Little Mole, be brilliant, be YOU..." Join one little mole as she follows her dream of building the biggest hole ever, and learns along the way that everyone has something special to give the world - it just sometimes takes a little time (and a few mishaps!) to discover what that special something is. Great for Ages 3-5 ISBN 9781408892824
  • Everybody Feels explores our emotions - the good and the not so good. Whether we are happy, sad, angry, worried or confused, all of our emotions are important. This bright book helps toddlers to understand their feelings and gives some easy tips for feeling better. This is a simple introduction to an important topic for curious toddlers and pre-schoolers, with easily explained text and bright, bold illustrations throughout. Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9781787418585
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