• When I was a boy,I had a favourite treat. It was when my mum made... CHOCOLATE CAKE! Ohhh! I LOVED chocolate cake. Fantastically funny and full of silly noises, this is Michael Rosen's love letter to every child's favourite treat, chocolate cake. Brought to life as a picture book for the first time with brilliant and characterful illustrations by Kevin Waldron. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780141379203
  • What's cooking?... At the Cool Food School, we help children young and not so young make their own breakfasts, lunches and dinners: safely, and with yumminess guaranteed. From Morning Munchies to Yummy Dinners, Snackalious quick bites to Lunchbox Fillers, Chop, Cook, Yum! is packed with over fifty tried-and-tested, easy-to-follow recipes. Cooking is a 'pizza cake' with this uniquely Irish cookbook for kids! A fun and informative first cookbook for children, written by Deirdre Doyle of Cool Food School. Cool Food School was established by BTEC-qualified Health Coach Deirdre with the mission to teach children of all ages about the joys of healthy eating. She travels to schools, preschools and parties to teach children the value of eating healthily through a range of fun workshops and camps. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781788492744
  • 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
  • Doodle every day with Chris Riddell! There's a doodle to be done every day of the year in this brilliant book from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell - packed full of inspiration for everyone from colouring-mad kids to paint-curious parents. Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork from award-winning illustrator Riddell, which will have you doodling every day for a year. There are patterns to finish, seasons to celebrate, room to draw your lunch, mood, pets, family and friends, big drawings and tiny pictures and invitations to draw what you are listening to and that is only a suggestion of the delights that await in this fabulous book. What are you waiting for? Pick up a pencil and get started with a doodle a day! ISBN 9781509816439
  • It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent to the royal ball for choosing. And every girl knows that she has only one chance. For the lives of those not chosen by a man at the ball ... are forfeit. But Sophia doesn't want to be chosen - she's in love with her best friend, Erin, and hates the idea of being traded like cattle. And when Sophia's night at the ball goes horribly wrong, she must run for her life. Alone and terrified, she finds herself hiding in Cinderella's tomb. And there she meets someone who will show her that she has the power to remake her world ... An electrifying twist on the classic fairytale that will inspire girls to break out of limiting stereotypes and follow their dreams! Perfect for Ages 12-15 ISBN 9781526621979
  • Rebecca Solnit retells 'Cinderella'. A Fairy Tale Revolution is here to remix and revive our favourite stories. 'She looked like a girl who was evening, and an evening that had become a girl...'In the kitchen, in her rags, Cinderella, longs to go to the ball. After all, there is nothing worse than not being invited to the party. Enter her fairy godmother... But that is where the familiar story ends. Cinderella's transformation turns out to be much less about ballgowns, glass slippers and carriages, and much more about finding her truest self. Finally free from the kitchen cinders, who will she turn out to be? Great for Ages 5-9 ISBN 9781784876197
  • Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn't like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . .and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost. So things are already pretty strange. But they're about to get much stranger. When Cass's parents start hosting a TV show about the world's most haunted places, the family heads off to Edinburgh, Scotland. Here, graveyards, castles, and secret passageways teem with restless phantoms. And when Cass meets a girl who shares her "gift," she realizes how much she still has to learn about the Veil -- and herself. And she'll have to learn fast. The city of ghosts is more dangerous than she ever imagined. NYT bestselling author Victoria Schwab delivers a thrillingly spooky and action-packed tale of hauntings, history, mystery, and the bond between friends (even if that friend is a ghost . . .). ISBN 9781407192765
  • The stunning new novel in verse from the 2019 Carnegie Medal winning author of THE POET X. Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people... In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal's office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash. Separated by distance - and Papi's secrets - the two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered. And then, when it seems like they've lost everything of their father, they learn of each other. In a dual narrative novel in verse that brims with both grief and love, award-winning and bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives. Great for Teens and Young Adults / ISBN 9781471409127
  • Join the one and only Clarice Bean and 'Think Like an Elf' in this irresistible and spectacularly sparkling Christmas story from the inimitable Lauren Child. Clarice Bean usually looks forward to Christmas. Except this year it is going to be a quiet-ish Christmas in her house, which doesn't feel right because Christmas is all about noisiness and being full up and FAMILY. And without those things, she is going to have to try exceptionordinarily hard to stop the Christmas spirit completely floating away... But luckily, there is no one in the world like Clarice Bean - and she is going to THINK LIKE AN ELF, and that means everything will be A-OKAY. Won't it? The one and only Clarice Bean is back to save her family's Christmas in this sparkling story of joy, goodwill to all peoplekind, and some very Clarice catastrophes, perfect for sharing with all the family! "We can't get enough Clarice Bean." The Sunday Times Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9780008470845
  • Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe. Claude and Sir Bobblysock just happen to wander accidentally into the royal palace on a very special day indeed - the Queen's birthday! Unfortunately the royal nanny, Nanny Stern-Bloomers, has had to take herself off for a lie-down and there's no one to make sure the royal children stay neat and tidy for the big party. But... Claude and Sir Bobblysock could step in to babysit, couldn't they? After all, princes and princesses are always on their best behaviour... The tenth book in this hilarious bestselling series. Perfect for new readers and also great for sharing! Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781444932010
  • The sequel Nathan and Dapo's debut Look Up!Join lovable, passionate Rocket as she sets off on a mission to save a Caribbean island from plastic pollution! When Rocket goes for a holiday to visit her grandparents, she's shocked by the pollution that is spoiling their island home and putting the local sea life at risk. Can she think of a way to save the day? This is a heartwarming, timely and empowering picture book, showing how we ALL can make a difference. Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9780241345894
  • Their poetry and art will change the world. Rudy is a street artist; Clementine is a poet. The day after Rudy sneaks out late one night and posts her first piece of artwork, Clem discovers it, awestruck. She takes a photo, writes a poem in response and posts them together on Instagram. Soon the two fifteen-year-olds meet and begin their unique friendship, one that nurtures creativity and results in a special creative collaboration. The girls may be from very different backgrounds, and experiencing difficulties at home, but each strives to be true to herself and follow her dreams. Great for Ages 12-16 ISBN 9781406390230
  • From Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl, comes a truly compelling, empathy-building book based on real life events in illustrator Chris Judge's own life. Erin's favourite game is spotting animals in the clouds with her mum and dad - everything from foxes and polar bears to little rabbits! She calls them her 'cloud babies'. One day, Erin falls very ill. She has to spend a long time in hospital but she still manages to find comfort and joy in spying cloud babies through the windows with her new hospital friends. When Dr Bernadette tells Erin that even though there would still be some "hospital days", she can now go home, she is so excited. But being back at school is not at all what she expected. So much has changed. Erin must reconcile the comforting, safe world she has built for herself inside the hospital with the world outside that has now become unfamiliar to her. But with her Mum and Dad's love and guidance, and with the support of her school teacher and friends, Erin realizes that by sharing her world, and her cloud babies, she will find happiness in being herself once more. Sensitively told and vibrantly brought to life on the page, this is a truly powerful source of guidance, acknowledgement and, ultimately, comfort. Great for Ages 3-7. ISBN 9781529502671
  • Nuair a bheirtear páiste do bhanríon na tíre, tá sí féin agus an rí an-bhuartha: tá cluasa capaill ar an bpáiste. An nglacfaidh muintir na tíre lena mac, Labhraí? An mbeidh sé in ann a rún aisteach a choinneáil ar feadh a shaoil, fiú nuair a bheidh sé féin ina rí ar an tír? Seanscéal é seo faoin misneach a theastaíonn uaireanta leis an fhírinne a insint, is cuma céard a cheapann daoine eile. A retelling of an old tale from Irish folklore about the courage that is needed sometimes to tell the truth, regardless of what other people might say or do. When a child is born to the Queen, she and the king are very anxious: the child has horse’s ears. Will the people of the kingdom accept their son, Labhraí? Will he be able to keep his unusual secret for his whole life, even when he becomes king? Irish Language Title. Great for Ages 3-8. ISBN 9781910945605
  • Go back in time with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams for a whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots – and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day… 1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany. Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there’s one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla. With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude. Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot… Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family! Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780008471804
  • Have fun learning lower case letters at home with this motivating wipe-clean book! * Lots of practice opportunities to help children learn how to write letters. * Wipe-clean pages and pen so that children can try the activities again and again. * Motivating activities to help boost confidence. Great for Ages 3-5. ISBN 9780008212926
  • An ideal first Irish dictionary for young kids aged 5+ and above, designed to introduce Irish vocabulary to children in a fun, easy and memorable way. This dictionary introduces children to their first 500 Irish words with colourful illustrations and example sentences to help children remember words and translations from English to Irish. Listed in English-to-Irish alphabetical order and with themed pages, the Collins First Irish Dictionary provides curriculum-matched support for young learners of Irish. Great for Ages 5-10 ISBN 9780008421014
  • A stunning book about colours full of gorgeous, breathtaking landscapes, with amazing flaps to lift and holes to peep through. From Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo, and Sharon King-Chai, who together created the award-winning Animalphabet and Counting Creatures. Follow a little girl as she paints her own adventure with her bright blue tree frog companion. With luscious green trees to climb and red hot air balloons to sail away in, children will delight in the rhyming text and vibrant artwork while learning about different colours. A truly beautiful gift, Colours, Colours Everywhere is an absolute must for the family bookshelf. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781529078527

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