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  • Nut isn't like the other vikings; he doesn't climb hills or swim icy lakes ... but he does have one great passion - Nut LOVES to bake cakes! So when Viking Sports' Day comes round, it looks like certain disaster for Nut. Can his baking SAVE THE DAY? Told in effortless verse, The Viking Who Liked Icing is a hilarious, heartwarming picture book about being yourself. "A winner with my grandson. And I liked it too!" Prue Leith. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781526603906
  • This is the year of the superhero … and our heroes wear stripes! Minnie the Minx dons her cape once more as Batmin, to dispense her own brand of hilarious justice to bullies and grown-ups alike. Dennis and Gnasher must stop Walter's diabolical plot to create the "Ultimate Menace" as he tries to take over the town! And Beanotown's top spy, Dangerous Dan, seeks to uncover an enemy agent in our awesome long story 'Spy Hunter'! Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781845358648
  • Twins Myles and Beckett, Artemis Fowl's younger brothers, return in their third and most outrageous adventure yet. For almost two years, Lord Teddy Bleedham-Drye has been plotting revenge against the Fowl Twins, who humiliated him in book one. Teddy plans to give them exactly what they deserve: permanent death. He threatens Myles with his weaponised jet and Beckett and Specialist Lazuli succeed in disarming the aircraft and causing an accident that kills Lord Teddy. But does it really? Clones, fairy magic and criminal masterminds come together in this ultimate and ridiculous showdown between the twins and their worst enemy. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780008475260
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It's full-time monkey business on the high seas in this new family adventure from Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Noah can't believe it when he finds out his uncle owns a zoo! But the zoo is closing down, and there are animals who need homes. Before he knows it, Noah and his family are setting sail on a round-the-world trip returning the zoo animals to the places they were born. But when they try to return one very cheeky monkey, they're in for a whole boat-load of trouble! Great for Ages 7-9. ISBN 9781526605559
  • Meet Lizzie and Lucky: a sparky young detective and her loyal Dalmatian sidekick! The first title in a brand new illustrated series from beloved animal author Megan Rix. Lizzie is desperate for a dog. In order to convince her parents to get one, she has to come up with 101 reasons why she needs one. Lizzie is a master at making lists, so thinking of 101 reasons is going to be easy! Especially as she is deaf and could train one to be her hearing dog. But as Lizzie begins compiling her list, she witnesses an adorable puppy being snatched away and put into a van by a mysterious-looking man. Can Lizzie solve the case - and maybe find herself a loyal friend at the same time...? Great for Ages 7-9. ISBN 9780241455517
  • A thoughtful and entertaining story about togetherness and inclusion. In a divided world of cats and dogs, where dogs play rock music and cats play Jazz, one little dog chooses to follow the music in his heart, and that means jamming with the cats... Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780192778543
  • Deep within the mountain, a great creature stirred in its sleep. Its eyes rolled back in its head, and its wings jerked wide open... When 12-year-old Billy Chan finds out his parents are sending him to a summer camp in middle-of-nowhere China he doesn't know what to expect. There he meets fellow campers Dylan, Charlotte and Ling-Fei and together they stumble upon an age-old secret: four powerful warrior dragons, hidden deep within the mountain behind the camp. They have been trapped since an epic battle with the Dragon of Death and need the children's help to set them free before terrible evil is unleashed on the earth. Billy and his friends must set off on a dangerous adventure that will take them to the heart of the Dragon Realm. But can they save the dragon and human worlds from destruction? 'DRAGON MOUNTAIN is a joy of a thing: funny, sardonic, generous, with jokes so large-hearted you could swim in them. It's for every child who has ever longed to bond with a dragon' - Katherine Rundell. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781471193071
  • Having the WORST DAY EVER? Turn that frown upside down in this wiggling, hooting, roaring adventure from picture book superstar, Sophy Henn! Arthur is having the WORST DAY EVER. So he runs away - nearly to the end of the garden. But when it's time to go home, Arthur's journey back is full of surprises and he learns how to turn a stomp into a skip, a huff into a hoot and a roar into a song! Maybe Arthur's day isn't so bad after all... Find out in this joyful adventure from the brilliant Sophy Henn. A fantastic and imaginative take on how to get creative during even the most turbulent of tantrums - the perfect book for parents when their little people are having the Worst Day Ever! Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9781471194221
  • Millie's class have gone to the theatre to watch real ballerinas dance! But where can the Ballet Bunnies be? Will Millie be able to find them before the curtain rises? With a Ballet Bunny on your side, fun and laughter are never far away. Beautifully-illustrated stories with heart; perfect for newly emerging readers who love ballet and bunnies! Great for Ages 7-9. ISBN 9780192774880
  • With a HUGE global fanbase, Dork Diaries is the perfect series for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Jacqueline Wilson. Meet Nikki Maxwell (aka Queen of the Dorks!) in the first book in the mega-selling Dork Diaries series - now with over 45 million copies in print worldwide! New school. New Crush. New mean girl. New diary, so Nikki can spill all about it! Nikki Maxwell has never been popular but now she's started at a new school, she's hoping to leave her old dorky ways behind! Follow Nikki's adorkable life through sketches, doodles and diary entries as she spills all the details of her not-so-fabulous life full of BFF drama, hopeless crushes and an extremely cringe-worthy family! ISBN 9781471144011
  • 11-year-old Zebedee Bolt is on the run. Again. Only this time it's not the police who find him. It's an evil harpy called Morg. And when she hauls him into Crackledawn, an Unmapped kingdom that conjures sunlight for our world, Zeb discovers running away only gets you so far. When magic's involved, you've got to pick a side. And though Zeb vowed he wouldn't trust anyone ever again, he didn't expect to stumble aboard The Kerfuffle, an enchanted boat belonging to a girl called Oonie and her talking chameleon, Mrs Fickletint. Suddenly, Zeb finds himself on a voyage complete with silver whales, fire krakens and underwater palaces. Can he muster up enough trust in others, and in magic, to summon a dragon, find the Ember Scroll and defeat Morg once and for all? This is a story about saving the world but it's also a story about trusting friends, and chameleons, even when kingdoms are falling apart. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781471173707
  • The hugely-anticipated YA high-school thriller: ACE OF SPADES is Gossip Girl meets Get Out, with a shocking twist. Buried secrets come to light when two students are targeted by an anonymous bully with an explosive agenda. "Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is...I'm here to divide and conquer." - Aces. Welcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. Because anonymous texter, Aces, is bringing two students' dark secrets to light. Talented musician Devon buries himself in rehearsals, but he can't escape the spotlight when his private photos go public. Head girl Chiamaka isn't afraid to get what she wants, but soon everyone will know the price she has paid for power. Someone is out to get them both. Someone who holds all the aces. And they're planning much more than a high-school game... Unputdownable and utterly compulsive, this high-octane thriller takes a powerful look at institutionalized racism.Perfect for fans of Karen McManus, Holly Jackson and Angie Thomas. Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781474967532
  • A board book edition of the popular picturebook for the youngest readers made with sturdy cardboard pages. The President has just returned from his summer holidays but Aras an Uachtarain just isn't the same without the President's cat. Luckily the good people of Ireland are ready to help him. From a Kerry fisherman to a hairy biker and a group of singing hippies, prepare to meet an array of wonderful characters on a funny adventure through some of Ireland's iconic landmarks. Will the President's cat find his way home? And, if he does, will the Aras have a cat among the pigeons? Great for Ages 0-3. ISBN 9780717192106
  • Darcy Phillips: Can give you the solution to any of your relationship woes - for a fee. Uses her power for good. Most of the time. Really cannot stand the new Australian jock at school, Alexander Brougham. Has maybe not the best judgement when it comes to her best friend, Brooke...who is in love with someone else. Does not appreciate being blackmailed. But when Brougham catches Darcy in the act of collecting letters from locker 89 - out of which she's been running her questionably legal, anonymous relationship advice service - that's exactly what happens. In exchange for keeping her secret, Darcy begrudgingly agrees to become his personal dating coach. The goal? To help him win his ex-girlfriend back. Darcy has good reason to keep her identity secret. If word gets out that she's behind the locker, some things she's not proud of will come to light, and there's a good chance Brooke will never speak to her again. Okay, so all she has to do is help an entitled, bratty, (annoyingly hot) guy win over a girl who's already fallen for him once? What could possibly go wrong? Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781444959277
  • This powerful YA memoir-manifesto follows journalist and LGBTQ+ activist George M. Johnson as they explore their childhood, adolescence, and college years, growing up under the duality of being black and queer. From memories of getting their teeth kicked out by bullies at age five to their loving relationship with their grandmother, to their first sexual experience, the stories wrestle with triumph and tragedy and cover topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, inequality, consent, and Black joy. 'A moving and brilliant exploration of Black queerness.' Stylist. 'An exuberant, unapologetic memoir infused with a deep but cleareyed love for its subjects.' Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9780241515037
  • One day you're broke. The next, you have all the money in the world. What would you do? A gripping, timely story about cold, hard cash and little white lies for fans of Jenny Valentine, Siobhan Dowd and Lara Williamson. Fifteen-year-old Penny longs for something better. Better than a small, damp flat. Better than her bullying classmates and uninterested teachers. Better than misery and poverty day in day out. An unlikely friendship and a huge sum of money promise a whole lot of new chances for Penny, and she realises that not only can she change her life, she can change herself. But at what cost? Perfect for readers of 10+. ISBN 9781510104143
  • Liz has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed town. But Liz has an escape plan to attend an uber-elite college, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor. But when the financial aid she was counting on unexpectedly falls through, Liz's plans come crashing down ... until she's reminded of her school's scholarship for prom king and queen. There's nothing Liz wants to do less than endure a gauntlet of social media trolls, catty competitors, and humiliating public events, but despite her devastating fear of the spotlight she's willing to do whatever it takes to get to college. The only thing that makes it halfway bearable is the new girl in school, Mack. She's smart, funny, and just as much of an outsider as Liz. But Mack is also in the running for queen. Will falling for the competition keep Liz from her dreams ...or make them come true? '[A] super funny, joyful story that'll have you reliving your high school prom days!' - Reese's YA Book Club. Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9780702304323
  • Imagine you could go anywhere, meet anyone and do anything. Where would you live? Where would you sleep? Who would be your friends? What games would you play? Go on . . . you choose! With the help of Nick Sharratt's wonderfully detailed illustrations, Pippa Goodhart explores a whole range of scenarios where choosing is made fun! This is a timeless classic which children will love to return to again and again - and there's something new to find on every read! Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9780141379319
  • What happens when Peppa isn't tired, but it's time to go to bed? Peppa and her family all join in counting all the bedtime things that she loves. This brilliant story will help little ones everywhere settle down for a good night's sleep! Illustrated by: David Litchfield Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9781406394023
  • A stunning undersea tale of friendship, community and discovery from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep... Humphrey the whale is on a quest: to find the one perfect object that will make him feel complete. He roams far and wide, gathering endless undersea treasure as he goes. Yet, no matter how many goodies he accumulates, Humphrey still doesn't feel content. Could it be friendship, not possessions, that will really make Humphrey's heart sing? A sparkling rhyming tale that encourages sharing and kindness, this heartwarming story of friendship is perfect for reading aloud. Great for Ages 3-6. ISBN 9781408349229
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