The 156-Storey Treehouse, from the worldwide bestselling Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, has added 13 new levels, including a wishing well, a world-record breaking level, a T.V quiz show (hosted by Quizzy the quizzical quizbot) and an amazing mind-reading sandwich-making machine! It's the night before Christmas, but it's not going well for Andy and Terry - they're at war with an angry snowman, Santa has crashed his sleigh and fallen into the cloning machine, and Mr. Big Nose wants a new book by tomorrow! Can they defeat the snowman, save Christmas, and get their book written in time? Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781529088595
Freddie wakes up grumpy after a bad night's sleep. Late for school, his day just seems to go from bad to worse. When Nana tries to help him at dinner time, Freddie snaps at her. She explains that being tired makes everything feel worse, but she knows just the trick to help him get to sleep. Tomorrow will be a better day! In his fourth picture book, which contains mindfulness tools proven to help children manage difficult feelings, musician and mindfulness expert Niall Breslin (Bressie) shares another valuable lesson for children (and parents!) - all brought to life by Sheena Dempsey's gorgeous illustrations. It will bring calm to bedtime by teaching children a body scan meditation technique for an easy countdown to sleep. The book also contains information for parents on the benefits of proper sleep for children and how best to achieve it. Great for Ages 1-7. ISBN 9780717195657
This joyful trip into the LGBTQ+ world of Heartstopper is the perfect gift for anyone who loves the graphic novels or Netflix TV series - from Alice Oseman, bestselling author and winner of the YA Book Prize. Now in full colour for the first time! The full-colour Heartstopper Yearbook is packed full of exclusive content from the Heartstopper universe - including never-before-seen illustrations, an exclusive mini-comic, a look back at Alice's Heartstopper artwork over the years, character profiles, trivia, and insights into her creative process - all narrated by a cartoon version of Alice herself. By the winner of the YA Book Prize, Heartstopper is about love, friendship, loyalty and mental illness. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie's lives that together make up something larger, which speaks to all of us. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781444968392
In this prequel to They Both Die at the End, two new strangers spend a life-changing day together after Death-Cast make their first fateful calls. Meet Orion and Valentino. It's the night before Death-Cast goes live, and there's one question on everyone's mind: Can Death-Cast actually predict death, or is it an elaborate hoax? Orion Pagan has waited years for someone to tell him that he's going to die, given his serious heart condition. Valentino Prince has a long and promising future ahead of him and only registered for Death-Cast after his twin sister nearly died in a car accident. Orion and Valentino cross paths in Times Square and immediately feel a deep connection. But when the first End Day calls go out, their lives are changed for ever - one of them receives a call... the other doesn't. Told with acclaimed author Adam Silvera's signature bittersweet touch, this story celebrates the lasting impact that people have on each other and proves that life is always worth living to the fullest. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781398519992
In a big abandoned house, on a barren hill, lives a skull. A brave girl named Otilla has escaped from terrible danger and run away, and when she finds herself lost in the dark forest, the lonely house beckons. Her host, the skull, is afraid of something too, something that comes every night. Can brave Otilla save them both? Steeped in shadows and threaded with subtle wit – with rich, monochromatic artwork and an illuminating author’s note – The Skull is as empowering as it is mysterious and foreboding. Age Range to be Advised. Published 11th July 2023 - Order Now. ISBN 9781529509571
Meet the inspiring young Irish people taking on the world!
Award-winning author of Blazing a Trail and Dare to Dream, Sarah Webb interviews inspiring young Irish people about their amazing achievements.
It's never too early to achieve your dreams - why not start today?
From football legend, Gary Lineker, comes a collection of truly uplifting, empowering and extraordinary football stories that have inspired him throughout his career.
Have you heard about the match that took place between enemy soldiers in no man's land during World War I?
Or about the women's team who showed the world that football truly is for everyone?
And I bet you didn't know about the team that won a match without scoring a single goal?
Written with author and TV writer Ivor Baddiel, in this fun and fact-packed book, Gary Lineker shares 50 of his favourite football moments that highlight the many awe-inspiring, heart-warming and eye-opening moments that have changed the game - and sometimes the world - forever.
From pioneering players, trailblazing managers, and incredible tales both on and off the pitch, this book contains everything you ever wanted to know about the beautiful game. And with Gamechanger Awards presented by Gary to incredible teams and players throughout, this is the ultimate gift for young footie fans everywhere.
Gary Lineker, Ivor Baddiel
Once there was a bridge and a terrible and VERY hungry troll lived underneath it. When the three Billy Goats Gruff decide to clip clop across the bridge to get to the grassy ridge, the troll is already imagining all the way to prepare a delicious goat dinner. But the troll underestimates those seemingly sweet but oh-so-savvy goats!
Ripley's Believe It or Not! transports readers of all ages to a world beyond imagination - where truth is stranger than fiction!
Every turn of the page reveals all-new and all-true stories from around the globe - an artist who paints with cow poop, a disappearing waterfall, whales that hunt with bubbles, and hundreds more. Packed with astounding facts, hair-raising stories and stunning photography, this all-new edition of Ripley's is every curious reader's ticket to the extraordinary. No Christmas is complete without it.
The first children's non-fiction book by Tim Peake. Told through the fascinating 'diary' of the Universe, this stunning book answers all the REALLY BIG QUESTIONS about how our incredible universe came to be - the perfect Christmas gift for kids hungry to know more about space and our place it.
The new laugh-out-loud, packed-with-pictures Tom Gates bestseller - Tom wants to raise money for an extra special treat, but finds being helpful doesn't make everyone happy...
The SPECTACULAR debut children's book from TV presenter and YouTube star Adam B! Everybody dreams of becoming a superstar YouTube sensation, but for Adam - a penniless, cameraless nobody, with only one friend - it isn't just a dream, it's a COMPLETE AND UTTER, NEVER-GOING-TO-HAPPEN-IN-A-MILLION-YEARS, ABSOLUTE IMPOSSIBILITY! That is until he stumbles across the mysterious Popularis Incrementum website. As if by magic, Adam is thrown into a world of FAME, FORTUNE and hotels with really, really, really FANCY TVs! But Adam's luck may be running out. When he accepts a mission to reach one million subscribers in one year, it becomes clear that he has bitten off way more than he can chew, and his life becomes one epic fail after another. Fortunately for Adam, he still has a trick or two up his sleeve ... Featuring bold black-and-white illustrations from James Lancett throughout, this brilliant, bright hardback will make the perfect Christmas gift for budding young YouTubers everywhere! Fans of David Baddiel, Greg James and Chris Smith and Noel Fitzpatrick's Vetman will be spellbound.
Adam B, James Lancett
A timeless treasury of more than 100 stories from the incredible kingdom of plants, told by author and nature expert Ben Hoare.
Plants are found almost everywhere on Earth, but to many people, their lives are a mystery. Learn how seagrass flowers underwater, how the Venus flytrap counts to make sure it catches its prey, and why some tulips used to cost more than a house! This fascinating book for kids explores the vast plant kingdom and explains how plants work, as well as the weird and wonderful relationships they have with animals.
Children can discover the secrets of more than 100 amazing plants in this treasury of fascinating flora, as well as the essentials of plant science, including photosynthesis, pollination, and germination. Each species is shown with remarkable photography and beautiful illustrations, all brought to life by Ben Hoare's writing, filled with charm and infectious enthusiasm.
This nature book for children ages 7+ features:
- An eye-catching holographic cover, gilded edges, and stunning photography and illustrations, making it the perfect gift
- A wide range of incredible plants and trees from all around the world
- Illustrated diagrams to support definitions of different types of plants
- Introductory reference pages that explain key topics such as photosynthesis
This book is a must for any child interested in the natural world and the plants that grow in it. Plants provide us with food, fuel, and medicine, and without them, life as we know it would not exist. From orchids that grow vanilla pods to leaves that look like stones, and from bamboo that can be made into clothes to moss that soaks up vast amounts of carbon dioxide, plants shape our world in an endless variety of ways.
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and with the latest scientific discoveries and breathtaking filming, we will show you the secrets of our frozen planet, as you've never seen it before. Welcome to Frozen Planet II.
Dive under the ice ceiling and learn to swim with the seal pups, take to the skies with frozen flamingos, and settle in for a snooze with a windy walrus.
Watch orcas sneak up on bowhead whales while they're relaxing in the spa, meet a Greenland shark that is easily 250 years old, and witness the polar bears who are finding their food closer and closer to humans.
Hold your breath in the frozen forest where wolves play hide-and-seek with bison, and meet the lemmings that outwit an arctic fox by building their home right under her feet, buried deep beneath the snow.
Wrap up warm, and discover spine-tingling true stories from our incredible planet, in this ground-breaking new BBC Earth series narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Leisa Stewart-Sharpe, Kim Smith
Isadora has been invited to a sleepover under the sea with her mermaid friends, it's so exciting! But when she arrives she meets a mermaid called Emerald, who doesn't seem quite so pleased to be there. Can Isadora find out what is the matter? It's the beginning of a magical underwater adventure!
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A book of beautiful, lively retellings of classic ballet stories
From Swan Lake to The Firebird, and The Nutcracker to Coppelia, Vivian French breathes new life into seven ballet favourites in her timeless, gloriously-immersive retellings. Her words are perfectly complemented by Lauren O'Hara's characterful illustrations, which strike the perfect balance between classic and contemporary, and the result is a treasury which shimmers with the magic of the ballet ... certain to leave readers of all ages spellbound!
Vivian French, Lauren O'Hara
Genius inventor Skunky has just designed a brand-new creation . . . a robot called Metal Eve! She needs to learn everything there is to know about life, so it's probably not the best idea that she's surrounded by Bunny, Monkey, Weenie, Pig and the gang. The only thing she's going to learn from them is that life in the Woods is very, very silly indeed! Laughs will be aplenty in the hit comic book sensation! Great for Ages 7-10.