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  • Everyone feels worried sometimes. But what if your worries came to life and started following you around? Sohal worries about a lot of things: the dark, mutant sheep, being alone - you name it, he worries about it! So one night he tries drawing his worries to make himself feel better - and somehow they look a lot less worrying once they're scribbled down. But then imagine Sohal's surprise when he wakes up the next morning to find a set of funny, furry friends at the end of his bed!His worries have come to life, and it's not long before Hurt, Fail, Anger, Big and Alone have turned his world upside down. Now it's up to Sohal to work out how to keep his worries under control - and have some serious fun while he's at it!The Truth Pixie meets Inside Out in this hilarious, highly illustrated new series, perfect for helping children gently work through their worries and concentrate on having fun. Great for Ages 5-8 ISBN  9780241438619
  • September 1939. When Jimmy is evacuated to a small village in Wales, it couldn't be more different from London. Green, quiet and full of strangers, he instantly feels out of place. But then he finds a skull hidden in a tree, and suddenly the valley is more frightening than the war. Who can Jimmy trust? His brother is too little; his best friend has changed. Finding an ally in someone he never expects, they set out together to uncover the secrets that lie with the skull. What they discover will change Jimmy - and the village - forever. A mesmerising mystery about bravery and brotherhood from an outstanding new voice. "Beautifully told. This appealing book is about losses healed, lies uncovered, cruelty defeated and goodness rewarded." The Sunday Times Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9781526620521
  • Being a kid who's a superhero sidekick still isn't as fun as you think in the second amazing adventure from New York Times bestsellingauthor, Gavin Aung Than. The Mother of the Seas is sick of humans using the oceans as a junkyard, so she decides to give the land dwellers a taste of their own medicine. Prepare for an unbelievable underwater menace that threatens to destroy the entire world! Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN  9780241434895
  • Robin and Marion are back! Second in the brand-new, action-packed series from international bestseller Robert Muchamore. Robin Hood lives... When Clare Gisborne and Little John return to school after the Locksley Riot, there's rebellion in the air and Robin Hood's name graffitied on every wall. Power dynamics are shifting - now, instead of being a feared bully, the daughter of Locksley's most hated criminal finds herself shunned by classmates and pelted with yoghurt and rotting fruit. Meanwhile at Sherwood Designer Outlets, Robin has plans of his own. He is determined to hack Sheriff Marjorie's office so that the rebels know her every move - and to work with animal rights activists to end a cruel trophy hunt inside the grounds of Sherwood Castle... 'Muchamore writes with tremendous energy and his dialogue flies as fast as Robin's arrows ... A new series that strikes the bullseye.' - The Times 'Intensely readable, outrageously enjoyable action.' - Guardian Great for Ages 12-15 ISBN  9781471409479
  • SUMMER 1914 In the first of a series of unsettling coincidences, Fran uncovers a bone in the garden of Long Barrow House on the same afternoon that Leo breaks his leg. Leo is left wheelchair bound for the rest of the summer and Fran is roped in to keep him company, forced to listen to his foolish theories about the looming threat of war in Europe. Suddenly the garden she has loved all her life seems to hold threatening shadows of the future, and Fran starts to fear what she and Leo might find next ... Queen of Historical Fiction, Emma Carroll, makes her Barrington Stoke debut with a powerful, evocative, and spine-tingling story of childhood on the brink of war. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9781781129005
  • Fitz thinks he is an ordinary eleven-year-old and loves to turn simple things into mini-adventures, like sneaking next door and filching books from Mr Ahmadi's vast library of mysterious tomes, and goading the guard dog into giving breakneck chase. But one tranquil evening three sharp knocks on the front door change everything ... 'I said I would come for him. He is my jewel. It is time. It is past time.'Now on the run from a threat that has been waiting his entire life, Fitz's only hope is to put his life in the hands of his enigmatic neighbour, Mr Ahmadi. Taken on as an apprentice in a secret society who keep all they really do cloaked in mystery, Fitz has to quickly learn the ropes within the most skilful, most powerful, most dangerous and wealthiest organisation in the world . Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9780141385648
  • All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. But a dog would damage the carpets in Hal's house, and so his parents refused to let him have one. Then they discover Easy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arrives on Hal's birthday, but when he discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away. An irresistible adventure from a truly great and much-loved children's author that every dog-loving child will adore. Perfect for fans of 101 DALMATIANS. Illustrated by Jamie Littler. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9780702306808
  • When Art's mother is accused of witchcraft and captured, she is determined to get her back - at any cost. A lyrical adventure with folklore at its heart, for fans of THE HOUSE WITH CHICKEN LEGS. Twelve-year-old Art lives in a small village in Scotland. Her mother has always made potions that cure the sick, but now the townspeople say she is a witch. One cloudless night, Art's mother is arrested and taken to England. Art mounts her horse, taking a sword, a tightrope, and a herbal recipe book, and begins a journey through wild forests, using nature's signs and symbols to guide her. But will she spot the signs from the omens? Will she reach her mother, before it's too late?'Gripping. I raced through it' - A.M. Howell, author of The Garden of Lost Secrets 'A wonderful book' PIERS TORDAY 'Very exciting' ANTHONY MCGOWAN Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9781510108356
  • A nine-year-old comic book enthusiast is about to get a mega dose of super-human power in this action-packed adventure. When a dastardly villain's attempt to steal a laser machine goes spectacularly wrong, nine-year-old Zack gets zapped with super powers. This would be awesome, other than Zack is a teeny tiny bit afraid of ...EVERYTHING! Now, the most undeserving superhero of all time must fashion a costume, save the day and work out how to reverse the laser's effect before he gets stuck with super powers FOR EVER! Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN  9781406389654
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €14.00, NOW €7.00.* New & Selected Poems for the Young and the Young at Heart. Brings together over 100 of Fitzmaurice's best-loved poems chosen from his collections for children, together with more than thirty new poems, including a selection of his poems in Irish. Enjoyed by both the young and the young at heart, the poems range from the silly to the serious, from the sad to the happy, from the naughty to the nice. Gabriel Fitzmaurice was born, in 1952, in the village of Moyvane, Co. Kerry Ireland where he still lives. ISBN 9781910669372
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €12.00, NOW €6.00.* The oldest version of the Cinderella story originates from China. Befriended by a magical fish, Yeh-hsien is granted her dearest wish - to go to the village festival where she loses a slipper...a rags-to-riches story, a triumph of goodness over meanness and greed. Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9781846111280
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €12.00, NOW €6.00.* Goldilocks & The Three Bears - Chinese (Cantonese) & English is a beautifully illustrated bilingual storybook with the full text featured in both English and Chinese (Traditional Characters). 'Stop Goldilocks, go back home, woods aren't safe when you're all alone!' What will become of Goldilocks when she ignores the friendly mouse's warnings? In this modern retelling of this classic fairy tale, a good-hearted little mouse is cast as Goldilocks' conscience. His prudent warnings encourage young readers to question Goldilocks' choices: how would you feel if somebody broke something that belongs to you? Should Goldilocks have run away at the end? What could she have done instead? Presenting the story from two points of view allows children to choose between conflicting emotions and asks us to think about the consequences of our actions. Great for Ages 0-5. ISBN 9781844440382
  • An inspirational story of a boy who loved the stars so much, he decided to catch one of his very own. The beautifully illustrated, original debut picture book from shining talent Oliver Jeffers. There once was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together. So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own... Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780007549221
  • Journey into the Hinterland, where every page tells a wondrously terrible adventure . . . In this brutal and beautiful world a young woman spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees, and an enchantress is killed twice - and still lives. But it's not safe inside these pages, and once you enter, you may never want to leave . . ISBN 9780241371893
  • What if you could bring your best friend back to life - but only for a short time?Jamal's best friend, Q, doesn't know that he died, and that he's about to die . . . again. He doesn't know that Jamal tried to save him. And that the reason they haven't been friends for two years is because Jamal blames Q for the accident that killed his parents. But what if Jamal could have a second chance? A new technology allows Q to be reanimated for a few weeks before he dies . . . permanently. ISBN 9781509881024
  • The multi-award-winning novel by Patrick Ness, the first in a gripping trilogy, is now a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Todd Hewitt lives in a town unlike other towns. There are no women, and everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. But then Todd meets someone who should not exist: a girl. ISBN 9781406385397
  • The beloved character Harry the Dirty Dog returns for a brand-new picture book adventure!Harry, the mischievous white dog with black spots, loves being the centre of attention. But when the neighbour's guinea pig comes to stay, Harry feels quite left out! No matter what he tries, nobody seems to notice Harry anymore. But when Harry accidentally lets the guinea pig escape at school, it's a disaster! Can he use his best detective skills to save the day?Created by author Nancy Lambert and illustrator Saba Joshaghani in the classic style of Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham, this is an irresistible story filled with humour - perfect for little animal lovers and big siblings alike! ISBN 9780241506004
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE – WAS €8.65, NOW €4.30.* The Little Princess is jealous - all her friends' dads can do amazing things. The Cook bakes delicious cakes: the King burns buns. The Gardener takes his daughter on adventure-walks through the forest: the King gets lost on his way to bed. When the Maid volunteers to do these things with the Little Princess, it looks like her problems are over. But what if she has more in common with her dad than she realises? ISBN 9781783447558
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE - WAS €14.50, NOW €7.25* Penguins aren't the only animal out there with problems, oh no... Praise for Penguin Problems: "A small philosophy manual for readers of all ages ... wonderfully original" ObserverFrom Jory John and Lane Smith, the winner of the 2017 Kate Greenaway Medal, comes a laugh-out-loud companion to the acclaimed Penguin Problems. Edward the giraffe can't understand why his neck is as long and bendy and ridiculous as it is. No other animal has a neck this absurd. He's tried disguising it, dressing it up, strategically hiding it behind bushes ... anything he can think of. But just when he's exhausted his neck-hiding options, a turtle ambles in and tries to help him understand that his neck has a purpose ... and looks excellent in a bow tie. ISBN 9781406383164
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE - WAS €15.00, NOW €7.50* Welcome to Pocket Town, the teeniest, tiniest town around... Deep down, in between the blades of grass, lives Tiny. Can you see her? Keep looking ...closer still ... squint a bit ... yes, there she is! Tiny keeps very busy in the buzzing place of Glengadget. Every day of the week, she has a different neighbour to meet - she does some gardening for Mandy Small, she reads to Bitsy McGee and she gives Minkin a hand with her lively twins. But when disaster strikes (in the shape of a falling leaf), Tiny finds her teeny-tiny world turned upside down... Children will fall in love with the adorable Tiny and her immersive miniature world in this heart-warming, original story of community spirit and kindness. ISBN 9781406370928
  • A tale-of-truest friendship book. A fill-my-heart with love book. A read-again-and-again book. An epic tale of love, loss, reunion and adventure on the high seas told through the friendship of a girl and her beloved dog, Fidget. Written by debut picture-book author Trish Forde and illustrated by rising star Rachael Saunders, this is a book that combines humour and heart with a faultless read-aloud rhythm. Great for Ages 0-6 ISBN 9780241373163
  • A brilliantly funny, heartwarming adventure about a boy with the world's most unusual and stinky super-power! Perfect for fans of David Baddiel and Sam Copeland. Aldrin Addis has the world's most unusual and secret SUPER-POWER: By eating very stinky cheese before bedtime, Aldrin can enter people's dreams and nightmares, and help them with their problems. The trouble is, Aldrin has problems of his own. Dad's not been himself since Mum died, their cheese shop (C'est Cheese!) is under threat of closure, and Aldrin's struggling at school. But things go from bad to worse when Aldrin realises something - or someone - is trying to steal his cheesy super power for their own evil plan for world domination! And this time, Aldrin might need more than the stinkiest of Bries to save the day! Great for Ages 7-10 Published 24th June 2021 - Order Now. ISBN 9780241441671
  • "Someone new is at our house," begins this loving, reassuring celebration of sisterhood from trusted author Joanna Cole. Told through the eyes of a new older sister, this simple story lays out all the good things about being an older sibling, and just how exciting welcoming a new member to the family can be. With an author's note about what big siblings need-extra guidance, reassurance, love-and sweet, engaging artwork by Rosalinda Kightley, it's no wonder that nearly 4 million families have chosen I'm a Big Sister. ISBN 9780061900624
  • Princess Polly I'm a New Big Sister is part of Ladybird's successful Pirate Pete and Princess Polly range - introducing children to key milestones in a fun and reassuring way. This Ladybird sound book describes the excitement and fun of having a new sibling. The simple text and colourful illustrations will help little ones understand what happens when a new baby joins the family and how lovely it is to be an older sibling. Pressing the sound button each time to hear the baby giggle is also a great way to encourage young children to help out and play with the new baby, and reward their good behaviour. ISBN 9781409313731
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