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  • Gabriel is being chased by monsters! His friend is one, and so is his uncle, his grandma ... even the cat! But who will catch him? A brand new picture book from the award-winning Lucy Cousins. Come on everybody, Gabriel wants to PLAY! You be a monster, and he'll run away... Gabriel is being chased by terrible monsters with sharp pointy teeth, spikes on their back, and smelly feet! But it's all right, they can't catch him ... or can they? Let's play monsters!In this riotously funny new story from the award-winning Lucy Cousins, we follow our brave hero Gabriel as he runs away from a host of fantastically weird and wonderful monsters, played by everyone at home from his grandma to a potted plant. Inspired by Cousins' playtime with her own grandson, Let's Play Monsters is a delightful tale celebrating family and the power of imagination - featuring some truly magnificent monster creations! Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9781406384802
  • A story about finding friendship when you're lonely - and hope when all you feel is fear. Twelve-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their business. Until the day he is the last person to see his next door neighbour's toddler, Teddy, before he goes missing. Matthew must turn detective and unravel the mystery of Teddy's disappearance - with the help of a brilliant cast of supporting characters. Page-turning, heartbreaking, but ultimately life-affirming, this story is perfect for fans of Can You See Me, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time and Wonder. It is a book that will make you laugh and cry. "A genuinely clever mystery" - Robin Stevens, author of the Murder Most Unladylike series. "A great cast of characters and an intriguing mystery - I loved it!" Ross Welford, author of Time Travelling with a Hamster. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781407170992
  • A tale of loss that is also a gripping thriller, a realistic study of grief that skirts the margins of fantasy, it walks wolf-like between worlds and genres. Richard Lambert writes with a poet's eye; he has created something magical here. The storytelling is as bold, sinewy and uncompromising as the beast that shadows Lucas in the mountains above his home. This is a wonderful read and the advent of an exciting new voice in children's fiction. 'A compelling debut. Introduces a significant new voice - has something of the shock effect of Piers Torday's There May Be a Castle and the raw force of Patrick Ness's A Monster Calls.' SUNDAY TIMES. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781911427162
  • Danny lives in a caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had. All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit. So one day, Danny and his father concoct a daring plot that will give the old blue-faced baboon Victor Hazell the greatest shock of his life - so long as they don't get caught ... Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365411
  • Every Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunting. Now it's made her so angry she's PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL. And very strange things have begun to happen . . . Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365404
  • On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant. Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle. But there are other giants in Giant Country. Fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat. Can Sophie and her friend the BFG stop them? Let's hope so - otherwise the next child a gruesome giant guzzles could be YOU. Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365428
  • George Kranky's Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either cure her completely . . .or blow off the top of her head. *WARNING: Do not try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It could be dangerous. Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9780141365503
  • Stunning illustrations by Chris Mould make this one of the most exciting editions of The Iron Man to be published. The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. Where had he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world. 'Whether you're already a fan of this classic children's story or a new reader, this wonderful new version is a real treat.' BookTrust. Great for Ages 6-12. ISBN 9780571348879
  • Henry is the new boy at Halbrook Hall - a crumbling boarding school in the Scottish Highlands. He thinks the rumours of yeti lurking in the misty hills are nothing more than stories. Until one day he gets lost in the forest... As a young yeti, Tadpole loves living in Shadowspring. But now the precious spring water is disappearing and no one knows why. The situation is serious - surely there's something she can do to help... When Tadpole accidentally reveals the top-secret location of Shadowspring to Henry, the lost boy she saves, she knows she's in deep trouble. But what if this human actually has the power to help the yeti not harm them? "An adventure like no other" - Professor Ben Garrod, biologist, conservationist and author "Funny, moving and action-packed" - Sinead O'Hart, author of THE EYE OF THE NORTH and THE STAR-SPUN WEB Great for Ages 9-12. "An adventure like no other" - Professor Ben Garrod, biologist, conservationist and author "Funny, moving and action-packed" - Sinead O'Hart, author of THE EYE OF THE NORTH and THE STAR-SPUN WEB Great for Ages 9-12 / ISBN 9781788951814
  • The bestselling novel and major film about love, loss and hope from the twice Carnegie Medal-winning Patrick Ness. Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill, ever since she started the treatments that don't quite seem to be working. But tonight is different. Tonight, when he wakes, there's a visitor at his window. It's ancient, elemental, a force of nature. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth. Patrick Ness takes the final idea of the late, award-winning writer Siobhan Dowd and weaves an extraordinary and heartbreaking tale of mischief, healing and above all, the courage it takes to survive. This edition includes the original atmospheric illustrations by Jim Field. Great for Ages 9-15 ISBN 9781406361803
  • Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd and Viola once again face their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately imprisoned and separated from Viola, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor's new order. And then, one day, the bombs begin to explode.. This new edition marks the 10th anniversary of the award-winning modern classic, soon to be a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Great for Young Adults ISBN 9781406379174
  • Three armies march on New Prentisstown. The New World is at war. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle, with no chance of escape. How can they hope to stop the fighting? How can there ever be peace when they're so hopelessly outnumbered? And if war makes monsters of men, what terrible choices await? This new edition marks the 10th anniversary of the award-winning modern classic, soon to be a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Great for Young Adults ISBN 9781406379181
  • A warm, uplifting story for young readers about a boy and his dog and the power of music to heal; a first-time collaboration from two Irish Children's Laureates. Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for a long as he can remember - and this summer, with his father away, he longs for a buddy more than ever. In his short doggy life, Oz has suffered at the hands of BAD PEOPLE. Somewhere out there, he believes, is an AWESOME BOY - his BOY. Maybe when they find each other he will learn to BARK again... Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9781406386622
  • NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES! When Kristy Thomas has a great idea to form a BABYSITTERS CLUB - a chance to earn money and spend time with her friends - she has no idea how much the club will change everything. Crank calls, uncontrollable toddlers, wild pets, untruthful clients . . . running a business is hard work! Kristy and her co-founders, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey, are sure they can handle anything. But only if they stick together . . . EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE SERIES. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780702306266
  • A fight for survival against torrential flooding and local superstition from the Queen of Historical Fiction. A sinking boat . . . A girl in disguise . . . A disappearing sea . . . When Fortune Sharpe carves a boat from a tree with her beloved brother, Gem, she's only having a bit of fun. But now is not the time for a girl to be drawing attention to herself. She is sent away to find work dressed as a boy. Luckily a rich manor house is hiring. Yet Barrow Hill's inhabitants harbour dangerous secrets of their own, the suspicious owner is hunting for witches, and the house itself is a little too close to the sea. 'To read a new Emma Carroll book is to wallow in a warm bath as she expertly combines a thrilling story with local history and characters to root for.' The Times'Carroll's historical fiction is at its best in this dramatic story. A wonderful sense of place and challenging characters.' Daily Mail, Best Children's Books of the Year 'Emma just gets better and better and BETTER.' Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher & #PrimarySchoolBookClub Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780571332816
  • Dragons! Daring! Danger! The first fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is an extraordinary creative achievement by two extraordinary talents. Jim Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide, and the drama just gets bigger as the series progresses. With over 150 illustrations, Jim Kay's unique vision delivers breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters - including fan favourites Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour and Viktor Krum illustrated by Jim Kay for the first time. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this full-colour edition will captivate fans and new readers alike as Harry, now in his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, finds himself competing in the legendary Triwizard Tournament and facing death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards ... Making magic in paint, pencil and pixels, this is the Wizarding World as we have never seen it before. ISBN 9781408845677
  • Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Breathtaking scenes, dark themes and unforgettable characters - including Dobby and Gilderoy Lockhart - await inside this fully illustrated edition. With paint, pencil and pixels, award-winning illustrator Jim Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this inspired reimagining will captivate fans and new readers alike, as Harry and his friends, now in their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, seek out a legendary chamber and the deadly secret that lies at its heart ... ISBN 9781408845653
  • Inventive illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of engineering, creative thinking and problem-solving. Zara is curious about everything! Travelling around the city with her gran, she sees all kinds of fascinating things. How do roller coasters do loop-the-loops? How do planes stay up? As she marvels about how they work, Zara learns about some of the brilliant engineers who have shaped the world around her. Soon she can't wait to start creating her own amazing inventions and become an engineer too! With pages encouraging kids to try out their very own engineering experiments such as constructing the perfect paper aeroplane and safely dropping an egg from a height, this brilliant picture book written by engineer and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara unlocks a love of engineering and celebrates women in STEM. The first book in an exciting new series. Still to come:- A Scientist Like Me- A Coder Like Me- A Mathematician Like Me. Great for Ages 0-5 ISBN 9781526362018
  • The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending staircase, a burp bank, and even a mighty fortress. But Andy and Terry are in a race against time to find a funny story for their next book - will the tooth fairy, the two-million-dollar shop or even the riddles of the deep-thoughts thinking room be able to help?Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9781509833771
  • The 78-Storey Treehouse is the sixth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 78-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added 13 new levels including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an ALL-BALL sports stadium, Andyland, Terrytown, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air movie theatre. Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9781509833757
  • The 26-Storey Treehouse is the second book in Andy Griffith's and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Andy and Terry have expanded their treehouse! There are now thirteen brand-new storeys, including a dodgem-car rink, a skate ramp, a mud-fighting arena, an antigravity chamber, an ice-cream parlour with seventy-eight flavours run by an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands, and the Maze of Doom - a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come out again . . . well, not yet anyway . . Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9781447279808
  • Dog Man - from the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Dav Pilkey - comes to life in this cool 3-D book! George and Harold know a LOT about making comic books. (Remember their Captain Underpants comics?) But before they told you that story, first they told you the story of Dog Man -- part dog, part man, and all cop! Want to know how George and Harold come up with hilarious heroes like Dog Man and Li'l Petey and Chief? And how do they think up such wretched villains, like Petey and Piggy and Philly? Now's your chance to find out! The boys will give step-by-step instructions on how to draw some of their best Dog Man characters. Plus, get advice on how to create your own funny comic-book characters -- and bring them to life in 3-D! This book is packed with 3-D glasses; a write-on, wipe-off pen; a drawing pad; and over 30 stickers from the New York Times bestselling series! Great for Ages 6-9. ISBN 9781338568844
  • THE ONE WHERE GREG GETS "THE TALK" The fifth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid book from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney! A global phenomenon with 250 million copies of the series sold worldwide!Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. Being older means you can live alone, eat whatever you want for dinner and don't have to share with your brothers. PERFECT. At least, that's what Greg thought, but it turns out there's a lot more to growing up like dealing with boy/girl dances, increased responsibilities and awkward changes. On top of all this, he's fighting with this best friend Rowley, and is being dragged to his uncle's FIFTH wedding. Surely there's more to growing up than THIS? Great for Ages 6-9. ISBN 9780141340821
  • THE ONE WITH THE CHRISTMAS GETAWAY! The twelfth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid book from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney! A global phenomenon with 250 million copies of the series sold worldwide!Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. It's freezing cold at home and his parents are stressed about Christmas, so they decide the whole family are going to escape to a tropical island! A few days in paradise SHOULD do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. The trouble is this version of paradise turns out to include sun poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster? Great for Ages 6-9. ISBN 9780141385259
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