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SCHOLASTIC'S BRAND NEW RANGE OF PRE-SCHOOL AND PICTURE BOOKS

 
   
  How to Hide a Lion from GrandmaHow to Hide a Lion from Grandma
by Helen Stephens

When Grandma comes to stay, Iris has to hide her lion, as grandmas can get anxious if they find a lion in the house. But Grandma is acting suspiciously, too, and Iris is sure she has a secret of her own. To Iris's great surprise, it turns out that Grandma is hiding a bear in her bedroom! This warm and funny follow-up to the prize-winning, bestselling picture book How to Hide a Lion.

ISBN: 978 1407 13904 3. Hardback. £10.99

 
   
  One To Ten…Animal Mayhem!One To Ten…Animal Mayhem!
by Thomas Flintham

The first picture book in an exciting new toddler range by the acclaimed Thomas Flintham.

All the animals are running, swimming, splashing and dashing in this colourful rhyming picture book... but where are they all going? With sturdy pages and a simple, engaging story, this is the perfect counting book for toddlers and an ideal building block in any child's home library.

ISBN: 978 1407 13936 4. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Just the Job for DadJust the Job for Dad
by Abie Longstaff, illustrated by Lauren Beard

Dad's job is so dull! But what if, instead of going to boring meetings, Dad was out sailing the seven seas, defeating dragons or speeding through outer-space? From a pirate ship to an international space station, two siblings search high and low to find just the job for Dad. But perhaps the perfect job is closer than they realise...

ISBN: 978 1407 11564 1. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  My Big Brother Boris by Liz PichonMy Big Brother, Boris
by Liz Pichon

In this brilliantly funny picture book, Little Croc notices that his big brother Boris is acting strangely. All he wants to do is eat and sleep and spend time with friends his own age - and he is SO grumpy. Little Croc doesn't like it when Boris falls out with Mum and Dad... But Grandma and Grandpa Croc know just the way to make things better! This warm and witty story is by the author-illustrator of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, and features the highs and lows of family life - as seen by little siblings!

ISBN: 978 1407 14325 5. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Bedtime for Tiny MouseBedtime for Tiny Mouse
by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Sebastien Braun

Tiny Mouse is wide awake. He curls and twirls, he flips and flops, and he snuggles and huggles - but still he can't sleep. His dad gives him a cup of warm milk, his mum tells him to try counting sheep, and even his big brother Milo has some advice... but nothing works, and Tiny Mouse is still wide awake. Luckily his Grandma knows just how to help soothe him to sleep...

ISBN: 978 1407 13818 3. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Hector and the Big Bad KnightHector and the Big Bad Knight
The fun-filled new picture book from award-winner and this year’s World Book Day illustrator Alex T. Smith. When Hector's granny has her magic wand stolen by The Big Bad Knight, Hector, the tiniest boy in the village, decides to go after him. And when The Big Bad Knight sends a dragon after Hector, our hero knows just what to do - with a little help from a bag of crisps!

ISBN: 978 1407 13847 3. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 13848 0. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  The Little Hen and the Great WarThe Little Hen and the Great War
by Jennifer Beck

A young soldier is fighting in the trenches of wartime France when he finds a hen, skinny, scruffy, and starving. He tucks her into his jacket and takes her with him. The other soldiers laugh when they see him looking after her and sharing his meagre rations of food, but when the hen thrives and begins to lay eggs for them, they realise that perhaps survival and hope are possible after all. A beautiful story of unexpected friendship in the midst of fighting and devastation.

ISBN: 978 1407 14598 3. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  There’s a Shark in the BathThere’s a Shark in the Bath
by Sarah McIntyre

What would you do if you found a shark in the bath? Or three of them - Papa Shark, Mama Shark and Baby Shark? The sharks are keen on a hearty breakfast, but Dulcie knows just how to outwit such cheeky sea creatures and sends them packing before Dad even gets a glimpse. A picture book treat by award-winning Sarah McIntyre!

ISBN: 978 1407 13853 4. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 12191 8. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  WoollyWoolly
by Sam Childs

There’s a new baby mammoth in the family and she’s called Woolly. But there’s one problem: she isn’t woolly. Not one bit. And she’s always cold. See how Mummy Mammoth comes up with resourceful ways to keep Woolly snug and cosy.

ISBN: 978 1407 11727 0. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Aladdin and the Enchanted LampAladdin and the Enchanted Lamp
by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Ian Beck

From the globally best-selling author of His Dark Materials comes this vivid retelling of the story of Aladdin, which has delighted young and old for centuries.

In a faraway land, an impoverished young man embarks on a magical adventure when he releases a mighty Jinnee from an enchanted lamp. Accompanied by lavish illustrations by Ian Beck.

ISBN: 978 1407 12053 9. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 12054 6. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
  Dinosaur ChristmasDinosaur Christmas
by Jerry Pallotta, illustrated by Howard McWilliam

Did you ever wonder who pulled Santa’s sleigh before he had reindeer? Discover the magical tale of Santa’s prehistoric helpers in this laugh-out-loud picture book.

ISBN: 978 1407 13982 1. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Snow PoniesSnow Ponies
by Dawn Apperley

Misty and Nutmeg find a little lost star, so the brave snow ponies embark on an amazing journey that takes them through candyfloss clouds and past shimmering icicles to the very top of the snowy mountain. Can Misty and Nutmeg help the little lost star get home before nightfall?

ISBN: 978 1407 13595 3. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  The Best PresentThe Best Present
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Little Bear is visiting Grandma and wants to give her the best present he can find! As Little Bear walks, he picks up a beautiful flower, a soft feather and even a precious snowflake. But, one by one, Little Bear loses all his gifts along the way. Little does he know that, for Grandma, the best present of all is… him!

ISBN: 978 1407 13236 5. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  SnowflakesSnowflakes
by Cerrie Burnell, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
      
Mia has come to live with her Grandma in a land of forests and snow. It isn’t at all like her old life in the city, and she feels very different from other children in the village. With all the sudden changes, Mia runs out into the garden and when she watches the snow falling around her, she realizes that she is just like one of the snowflakes – unique and perfect in her own way…

ISBN: 978 1407 13503 8. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 13504 5. Hardback. £12.99   
   

 
   
  George's Dragon Goes to SchoolGeorge’s Dragon Goes to School
by Clare Freedman, illustrated by Russell Julian

"Bring your pet to school" week is approaching, and George cannot wait to show off Sparky, his pet dragon. But Mum's worried because Sparky is not only huge but also unbelievably clumsy. Will George succeed in bring Sparky to school and it going well?

ISBN: 978 1407 13206 8. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Trumpety Trump! by Steve Smallman, illustrated by Adria Meserve Trumpety Trump!
by Steve Smallman, illustrated by Adria Meserve

Elliott Elephant is so busy having fun that he stops thinking about his friends - he charges and barges, he belly-flops into the water with an almighty SPLASH, and he even toot-toots from both ends! But Elliott learns the hard way that if you care for others they'll care about you.

ISBN: 978 1407 12181 9. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  SuperkidSuperkid
by Claire Freedman, illustrated by Sarah McIntyre

With x-ray vision, super speed and bravery by the bag-load, Superkid is always on hand to save the day! He can spot bullies trying to steal your bubblegum, and he can make even pirates surrender. An encouraging message about every child's potential to be a hero, delivered in a fun, rhyming story full of action and adventure.

ISBN: 978 1407 12406 3. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 12404 9. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
   
  Primrose by Alex T. SmithPrimrose
by Alex T. Smith

When you're a princess, you can do whatever you like. Or can you? Life for Princess Primrose is rather dull because she's not allowed to climb trees, dig up muddy vegetables or even splash in the fountain. Everyone in the royal household is properly proper, and Primrose longs to have some serious FUN. But things take a turn for the better when Primrose's Grandmama comes for a visit and reminds everyone never to say no to a spot of fun.

ISBN: 978 1407 10965 7. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Mummy Shop the Mummy Shop
by Abie Longstaff, illustrated by Lauren Beard

Does your mummy tell you off for jumping on your bed?
Does she make you eat vegetables when you don't want to?
Then call The Mummy Shop, and we will help you find the perfect new mummy. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!
When a little boy grows tired of his mummy, he calls The Mummy Shop for help. But after a number of mishaps and misunderstandings, he starts to think he may have made a big mistake... A laugh-out-loud tale of one boy's quest to find the perfect mummy... his own!

 
   
   
  Dinosaurs In The Supermarket Dinosaurs In The Supermarket
by Timothy Knapman, illustrated by Sarah Warburton

There's a T. Rex gobbling sausages. A Stegosaurus spilling beans! A Diplodocus in the frozen peas fills the aisles with greens! For one little boy, a trip to the supermarket is turned upside down. A band of dinosaurs wreak havoc in the aisles, but the grown-ups can't see them! Can he convince the dinosaurs to behave? Who will mop up the mess? A hilarious new picture book from the bestselling author and illustrator team behind MY ADVENTURE ISLAND

 
   
  Jumblebum by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Ben CortJumblebum
by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Ben Cort

Johnny thinks that his room has its own special style. But Mum thinks his room is a MESS! Johnny doesn't care... until the chaos attracts the terrible Jumblebum Beast. Is Johnny about to end up in the Jumblebum's TUM - or can his secret plan save the day?

Winner of the Scottish Book Trust Award 2014

ISBN: 978 1407 10801 8. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Friends in the Snow by Daniel Postgate, illustrated by Sam ChildsFriends in the Snow
by Daniel Postgate, illustrated by Sam Childs

When Lucy's dad paints her bedroom wall white, Lucy knows that it isn't JUST white - it's a white monster, standing in the white snow. And the monster wants an adventure!

ISBN: 978 1407 11539 9. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Ping! by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Marion LindsayPing!
by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Marion Lindsay

When a strange little creature called Ping arrives one day at Evie's house , the two quickly become friends. Ping loves going to the playground and to Evie's school, and Evie loves having a best friend that she can share everything with. One day Ping must return to his own home, and Evie has to say goodbye. But there's no need to be sad - because a true friend is never far away!

ISBN: 978 1407 11693 8. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Daddy's Little Star by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw  Daddy's Little Star
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Little Fox is walking in the woods with Daddy, playing with leaves from the trees. The sky goes up and up forever. Could love be like that too? This atmospheric, heartwarming twilight story uses the wonders of the natural world to explore the enduring power of love. Celebrating the special bond between parents and children, it's a wonderful choice for sharing together. Read it as a snuggly, sparkly bedtime treat! Includes shiny foiled stars.

ISBN: 978 1407 13169 6. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Sophie’s Ballet Show by Rosalinda KightleySophie’s Ballet Show
by Rosalinda Kightley

It was Sophie's first ballet lesson, and she was very excited... Sophie can't wait to be a ballerina and, when she joins Miss Darcy's ballet class, she becomes the star of the show! With amazing novelties and an incredible pop-up finale, this great-value book is the perfect gift for any child looking to plié, jeté and pirouette onto the stage!

ISBN: 978 1407 12106 2. Hardback. £9.99

 
   
   
  My Adventure Island by Timothy Knapman & Sarah WarburtonMy Adventure Island
by Timothy Knapman, illustrated by Sarah Warburton

Here on my island, I do as I please. I splash in the puddles and climb all the trees. I swing through the branches, I fly through the sky, and end up face down in a MASSIVE mud pie!

Your adventure island is a magical place where anything can happen...With a bit of imagination. A brilliantly funny tale of mischief and mayhem.

ISBN: 978 1407 11523 8. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11522 1. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
  Tappity-Tap! What Was That?  by Claire Freedman with illustrations from Russell JulianTappity-Tap! What Was That?
by Claire Freedman, illustrated by Russell Julian

A very hairy but not-too-scary monster story! One dark and stormy night - Tappity-tap! Owl, Mouse and Rabbit are quaking with fear. Is the Monster of the Woods knocking at the door? But the friends soon discover that the creature outside is more fluffy than fearsome... and that most things are a lot less scary than you might imagine! A warm, funny tale about friendship and facing your fears, from the bestselling author of Aliens Love Underpants.

ISBN: 9781407131689. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Ella by Alex T. SmithElla
by Alex T. Smith

A fantastic new setting for the Cinderella story.

Ella is a little ladybird with big dreams. Her mean wasp stepsisters make her do all the housework, all of the time, and Ella feels very sad. Then one day the famous Parisian artist Pierre decides to throw a Grand Bug Ball – and Ella’s life is about to change forever…

Alex T. Smith is a brilliantly talented illustrator and author. His first book for Scholastic, Eliot Jones Midnight Superhero, written by Anne Cottringer, won the Coventry Inspiration Book Award and was longlisted for the Greenaway Medal in 2009.

ISBN: 978 1407 10963 3. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10964 0. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
  My Mum’s the Best by Rosie Smith, Illustrated by Bruce WhatleyMy Mum’s the Best
by Rosie Smith, Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

“My mum’s the best because…”

Is it her hugs, her kisses, her dancing? Whatever it is that makes a mum the best, this simple, classic book has it all – and features a cast of hilarious animal characters, too!

Hilarious animals and adorable text – the perfect combination, and a lovely gift for Mother’s Day.

ISBN: 978 1407 13212 9. Papeback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Little Deer Lost by Janet Bingham Little Deer Lost
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Will Silver and Sparkle find their way home?

Silver and Sparkle have never seen the snow before, and when it arrives they are amazed. Snow is soft, and white… and lots of fun! But soon it starts to get dark and the two deer feel afraid. Can hey find their way home to Mum?

A gentle and reassuring tale of lost and found, with beautiful, atmospheric illustrations.

ISBN: 978 1407 11040 0. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Horrible Histories logoMy Mum Has X-Ray Vision
by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Alex T. Smith

Milo’s mum always knows what he’s up to.

She knows when he’s using her saucepans to brew up magic spells, and she knows when he’s bouncing on his bed. She even knows when he’s wrestling with giant sea monsters in the bath.

But how does she do it? There can only be one answer: she must have X-RAY VISION! So one day Milo decides to put his theory to the test…

ISBN: 978 1407 10538 3. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  The Fabulous Flapdoodles by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Emily GoldenThe Fabulous Flapdoodles
by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Emily Golden

When the stars fill the sky at the end of the day, the Fabulous Flapdoodles come out to play…

But these kindly creatures don’t just have fun. They also watch over the children as they sleep, and scare away any mean or nasty ghosts and ghouls. Told in lyrical rhyme and with reassuring illustrations from the team who brought you The Loon on the Moon.

ISBN: 978 1407 11082 0. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11083 7. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
 

Bella the Brave Fairy by Claire Henley Bella the Brave Fairy
by Claire Henley

Bella isn’t like the other fairies – she doesn’t have big, graceful wings, she only has small delicate ones. And Bella can’t fly.

But when tragedy strikes and Bella is the only one who can help, she realises that she is far braver than she ever could have imagined…

An inspirational story about overcoming your fears, and remembering what makes you special.

ISBN: 978 1407 11541 2. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Lulu and Bob by Lerryn KordaLulu and Bob
by Lerryn Korda

Lulu’s life is full of Terribly Important rules and she knows she must try hard to be good. The one day Bob appears, filling Lulu’s world with adventure, excitement and mischief!

A brilliantly quirky picture book perfect for any child with a big imagination.

ISBN: 978 1407 11002 8. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11004 2. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  My Friend Fred by Hiawyn OramMy Friend Fred
by Hiawyn Oram, illustrated by Rosie Reeve

The perfect doggy tale for anyone who has ever wanted a pet!

Rose’s big sister tells her that Fred is the family dog But Rose knows better - Fred is HER friend. Her friend Fred.
But when Rose tries to keep Fred all to herself, she learns that sometimes sharing your best friend is a good way to stay best friends.

ISBN: 978 1407 10934 3. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10935 0. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  You by Stephen Michael KingYou
by Stephen Michael King

The most special thing in the world is…you!

A comforting tale to remind every child just how special they are, from the illustrator of The Pocket Dogs.

This is a warm and reassuring story with soft artwork, making it suitable for the very young.

ISBN: 978 1407 12449 0. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  George’s Dragon by Claire FreedmanGeorge’s Dragon
by Claire Freedman, Illustrated by Russell Julian

George has a new pet!

But having a dragon as a pet proves to be diffcult. Sparky grows bigger and bigger and he keeps setting things on fire.

A warm and humorous new story about friendship from the bestselling author of Aliens Love Underpants.

ISBN: 978 1407 10998 5. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10999 2. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Noah's Animal Ark (Mini) by Sam Childs Noah's Animal Ark (Mini)
by Sam Childs

A beautifully illustrated favourite, now as a beautifully presented mini-book.

ISBN: 978 1407 11585 6. Board Book. £5.99

 
   
  Bye-Bye, Little Bird by Julia Hubery, illustrated by Mary McQuillanBye-Bye, Little Bird
by Julia Hubery, illustrated by Mary McQuillan

The perfect springtime story.
When Wishmoley ventures up to the world above, he finds a little blue egg that will change his life forever!

ISBN: 978 1407 11665 5. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Troubletops and the New Baby by Katherine Halligan, illustrated by Sean Julian Troubletops and the New Baby
by Katherine Halligan, illustrated by Sean Julian

Here comes trouble!
Troubletops is always causing trouble - he just loves being the centre of attention! But when his mummy and daddy have a new baby, no-one even notices him anymore. How can Troubletops tell his family how he feels?

This warm, funny tale will appeal to all children who have a new brother or sister on the way!

ISBN: 978 1407 11544 3. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11562 7. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
 

Friends Are Forever: Jump Over the Puddle by Emma Quay, illustrated by Anna Walker Friends Are Forever: Jump Over the Puddle
by Emma Quay, illustrated by Anna Walker

Join three loveable friends as they overcome their fears together.
Panda, Owl and Sheep come across a big puddle. Panda and Owl jump over it, but Sheep is too scared. Can Panda and Owl convince Sheep to make the leap?

ISBN: 978 1407 12078 2. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
 

I Want To Be Famous! by Laura Adkins, Sam Hearn I Want To Be Famous!
by Laura Adkins, Sam Hearn

Be careful what you wish for, Oscar!
Most snails are quite content being ordinary. Sleeping all day, eating all night, and being the same greenish-greyish-brownish colour as all the other snails. But not Oscar. He wants to be different. He wants to be FAMOUS!

ISBN: 978 1407 11583 2. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig by Diana Neild and Philip WebbPiggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig
by Diana Neild and Philip Webb

Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig just can't understand why his name is so long - all of his older brothers and sisters have ordinary names, so why doesn't he? As Piggity-Wiggity struggles to fit in, can his dad help him learn to love his extraordinary name? This endearing tale of acceptance will be loved by children and parents alike!

ISBN: 978 1407 11584 9. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Night, Light, Sleep TightNight, Light, Sleep Tight
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Jack the duck is afraid of the dark. And Olivia the Owl is afraid of the light! But when Jack shows Olivia the beautiful colours of the day, and Olivia shows Jack the sparkling stars of the night, they overcome their fears and form an unlikely friendship. A gentle bedtime story with a strong message about friendship and learning to understand different perspectives.

ISBN: 978 1407 11038 7. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11037 0. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
  Monsters Not Allowed by Tracey Hammett and Jan McCafferty Monsters Not Allowed
by Tracey Hammett and Jan McCafferty

When a monster stomps his way into school and then yodels, warbles and whoops his way through lessons, the teachers are worried. Soon he does so many naughty things that Mr Jedd the Deputy Head bans him from the school! But the children love their monster, and without him the school feels sad and quiet. Can everyone pull together and persuade Mr Jedd to change his mind? A warm and funny story all about the importance of including others, and learning to love the things that make them different.

ISBN: 978 1407 11018 9. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11018 9. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Friends are Forever: Yummy Ice-Cream by Emma Quay and Anna Walker Friends are Forever: Yummy Ice-Cream
by Emma Quay, illustrated by Anna Walker

When Owl sees that Panda and Sheep both have yummy ice-creams, he wishes he did too. But will Panda and Sheep share with Owl? The perfect story for any child, Yummy Ice-Cream is a kind tale which shows just how easy it is to share.

ISBN: 978 1407 12067 6. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
  The Loon on the Moon by Chae Strathie / Emily GoldenThe Loon on the Moon
by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Emily Golden

This is the Loon who lives on the moon. Every night he collects children's dreams to make the moon glow. But then one night the light of the moon goes out, and the Loon must go in search of new dreams...

ISBN: 978 1407 10802 5. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10803 2. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Her Mother’s Face by Roddy DoyleHer Mother’s Face
by Roddy Doyle, illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Siobhán can remember the way her mother joked. And she can just about feel her mother's hands, lifting her up. But she can't remember her mother's face any more. And her father's too sad to help. Then one day, a mysterious woman appears and tells Siobhán a secret, something that will bring back all that's been forgotten...

ISBN: 978 1407 11581 8. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
  Friends Are Forever: Let's Play House by Emma Quay / Anna Walker Friends Are Forever: Let's Play House
by Emma Quay, illustrated by Anna Walker

When Owl asks Sheep and Panda to play, they try their best to make a house. But Panda is too big, and Owl gets squashed! Panda decides that all they really need is a bit of make-believe...

ISBN: 978 1407 12077 5. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
 

The Pocket Dogs by Stephen Michael KingThe Pocket Dogs
by Stephen Michael King

Mr Pockets' two small dogs, Biff and Buff, love to ride in his big coat pockets. But one day a hole appears in the right pocket and it gets bigger, and bigger, and bigger, until Biff falls out and gets lost. Biff cannot find Mr Pockets anywhere and soon he begins to wonder if he will be a pocket dog ever again...

ISBN: 978 1407 11655 6. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Crocodiles Need Kisses Too by Carrie Weston / Russell Julian Crocodiles Need Kisses Too
by Carrie Weston, illustrated by Russell Julian

The little crocodile would like a family to play with and to cuddle. But whenever he approaches, the other animals all shout, "Snip-o-dile, snap-o-dile, very scary crocodile!", and the poor little crocodile is left all alone. Will he ever find someone to give him a lovely, snuggly crocodile kiss?

ISBN: 978 1407 10933 6. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10932 9. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
   
  Goats Don't Dance! by Alicia Potter / Ethan LongGoats Don't Dance!
by Alicia Potter, illustrated by Ethan

George the goat loves to dance. For him, there is nothing more thrilling than hearing the clippity-clop of his hooves. But when the other goats snicker and snort at him, he decides to find his own herd. Full of hope, George sets off on his quest making two musical friends along the way. Soon George begins to wonder if he will ever find his herd, until he realises they have been with him all along...

ISBN: 978 1407 11498 9. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  You Can't Scare a Princess! by Gillian Rogerson / Sarah McIntyreYou Can’t Scare a Princess!
by Gillian Rogerson, illustrated by Sarah McIntyre

When a crew of scurvy pirates sail up the Royal Moat and take King Cupcake captive, there's only one person who can save the day: Princess Spaghetti! Captain Waffle may be the meanest, baddest pirate in the whole wide world, but he's no match for this feisty princess. A swashbuckling new adventure featuring the heroine of YOU CAN'T EAT A PRINCESS.

ISBN: 978 1407 12454 4. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 12907 5. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  You Can't Eat a Princess! by Gillian Rogerson / Sarah McIntyreYou Can't Eat a Princess!
by Gillian Rogerson, illustrated by Sarah McIntyre

When King Cupcake is kidnapped by hungry aliens, it's up to his feisty daughter, Princess Spaghetti, to save him from becoming their dinner. She blasts off into space to show those naughty aliens who's boss – and introduces them to a delicious alternative to people: chocolate! This hilarious romp will delight chocolate-lovers everywhere.

ISBN: 978 1407 10560 4. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10561 1. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
  Hey! What's That Nasty Whiff? By Julia JarmanHey! What's That Nasty Whiff?
by Julia Jarman

Hyena spends all day scrubbing, scouring and scooping up everybody else's mess. But the other animals never lend a hand - they just make more and more mess, and they don't even seem to notice all Hyena's hard work! So when Vulture persuades Hyena to take a well earned holiday, the savannah gets rather stinky...

In this comical story about working together, Hyena's friends learn that saving the planet is all about teamwork!

ISBN: 978 1407 10975 6. Hardback. £12.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10996 1. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Always in Trouble by Corinne Demas, illustrated by Noah Z. JonesAlways in Trouble
by Corinne Demas, illustrated by Noah Z. Jones

Emma's dog, Toby, is always in trouble. He gets into the rubbish, he leaves muddy paw prints everywhere and he always wets the rug. Finally, Emma's mum decides that something has to be done…

ISBN: 978 1407 11499 6

 
   
  The Christmas Star (Mini)The Christmas Star (Mini)
by Sam Childs

This beautifully illustrated story of the first Christmas is retold in rhyme for the very youngest of children. With sturdy board pages luxuriously edged in gold, this is the perfect gift for Christmas.

ISBN: 978 1407 11021 9. £5.99. Board Book

 
   
   
  Brave Little PenguinBrave Little Penguin
by Anna Pignataro

When Papa Penguin goes fishing, Little Penguin must stay at home. At first he is sad but soon he realises that he must be brave because there are many imaginary adventures to be had. There are icicle mountains to guard, buried treasures to find and rough seas to sail, but at the end of the day, as the sun starts to set, Papa returns home to his Little Penguin.

ISBN: 978 1407 1157 1. £4.99. Paperback

 
   
 

The Dumb Bunnies' Easter by Dav Pilkey The Dumb Bunnies' Easter
by Dav Pilkey

Mummy Bunny is really dumb. Daddy Bunny is even dumber. And Baby Bunny is the dumbest bunny of all! Join the stupidest family around for a barmy adventure that will have you in stitches, from the creator of Captain Underpants!

ISBN: 978 1407 11202 2. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
 

The Lion, The Unicorn and Me by Jeanette WintersonThe Lion, The Unicorn and Me
by Jeanette Winterson

In Jeanette Winterson's beautifully evocative retelling of the story of the very first Christmas, the humble donkey is chosen amongst all the other animals, including the kingly lion and the proud unicorn. As his journey unfolds, he is touched by the magic and mystery of the Nativity.

ISBN: 978 1407 10906 0. Hardback. £12.99

 
   
  I Love You, Little Bear by Guido van GenechtenThe Lion, The Unicorn and Me: Collectors' Edition
by Jeanette Winterson

The award-winning novelist Jeanette Winterson has created a masterful and deftly crafted Nativity story, told through the eyes of the humble donkey. This special collectors' edition includes a signed, limited-edition book and print presented in a keepsake box, making this the perfect Christmas gift package.

ISBN: 978 1407 11474 3. £60.00

 
   
   
  The Extraordinary Dinosaurs of Mr Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley The Extraordinary Dinosaurs of Mr Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Brian Selznick

In the mid-nineteenth century an artist named Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins had one ambition: to show the world what dinosaurs looked like. His astonishing life-size models impressed Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and wowed the crowds at the famous Crystal Palace exhibition. Brought vividly to life by award-winning illustrator Brian Selznick, this intriguing true story will captivate readers of any age.

ISBN: 978 1407 11105 6. Hardback. £10.99

 
   
  Goodnight, Magic Moon by Janet Bingham Goodnight, Magic Moon
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

One starry evening, Mummy tells Nibbles about the magical Moon Mice, who nibble away at the moon each night, and then help it to grow back again. So when Nibbles shares his delicious moon-cheese with Mrs Eldermouse, he wonders if the Moon Mice will work their magic on his special cheese.

ISBN: 978 1407 10805 6. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10804 9. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
  Half a World Away by Libby Gleeson, illustrated by Freya Blackwood Half a World Away
by Libby Gleeson, illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Amy and Louis are the best of friends. They do everything together and go everywhere together. But when Amy and her family move far away, to the other side of the world, these best friends wish more than ever that they could see each other... until they learn that the best friendships can last over any distance.

ISBN: 9781407110691. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
  A Little Bit by Christine and Peter Maniaty, illustrated by Claire RichardsA Little Bit
by Christine and Peter Maniaty, illustrated by Claire Richards

Sometimes children are a little bit happy and a little bit sad. And sometimes children are a little bit good... and a little bit bad! This warm, funny book explores young children's feelings, both positive and negative, in a jolly rhyme that invites children to join in.

ISBN: 9781407111674. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
  Bear's Bedtime Lullaby by Debi Gliori Bear's Bedtime Lullaby
by Debi Gliori

Bear's not feeling sleepy, but there's a special place he can go. High up on a hill, all the wide-awake children and animals meet and dance to a magical bedtime lullaby until the clouds feel like pillows and Earth looks like a quilt...

ISBN: 978 1407 10877 3. £5.99. Paperback

 
   
  Are You a Horse? By Andy Rash Are You a Horse?
by Andy Rash

Roy isn't the cleverest cowboy. When his friends buy him a saddle for his birthday he is overjoyed... But he's not very sure what to use it for. In fact, he doesn't even know what a horse is! So Roy sets off to find one with the help of some hilarious animals along the way.

ISBN: 978 1407 10921 3. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
  Wishmoley by Julia Hubery Wishmoley
by Julia Hubery

Most moles like to stay underground, dig-dig-digging. But not Wishmoley. He spends his time dreaming about the world above. One day, when Wishmoley finally tunnels up to the surface, he discovers the big, beautiful sky and decides he loves it so much that he would like his own little piece of it. A heart-warming book about love and letting go.

ISBN: 978 1407 10553 6. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10554 3. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
  Harry and Hopper by Margaret Wild Harry and Hopper
by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But one day the unthinkable happens: when Harry comes home from school, Hopper isn't there to greet him. Hopper will never be there again, but Harry isn't ready to let him go. A tender, moving story about the shock of grief and the sustaining power of love.

ISBN: 978 1407 11138 4. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11139 1. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
 

Princess and Fairy by Anna Pignataro Just How Long Can A Long String Be?!
by Keith Baker

One day, Little Ant asks Bird, "Just how long can a long string be?" So Bird helps Ant turn a big ball of string into a kite tail, a skipping rope, a fishing line... and just about anything else you can imagine! Then Bird uses the string to weave a nest, and Little Ant finally understands - a string is simply as long as you need it to be. This beautifully illustrated book is an imaginative introduction to creativity and problem-solving.

ISBN: 978 0545 08661 5. Hardback. £10.99

 
   
 

Mutt Dog by Stephen Michael KingMutt Dog!
by Stephen Michael King

Mutt Dog is a scruffy little dog who wanders the city, all alone, looking for a new place to sleep every night. But one day, luck comes his way when he meets a friendly soul who gives him a loving new home. This adorable pup is sure to tug at the heartstings of all young children.

ISBN: 978 1407 11042 4. Board Book. £5.99
ISBN: 978 0439 95449 5. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
   
 

Princess and Fairy The Princess and the Frozen Packet of Peas by Tony WilsonThe Princess and the Frozen Packet of Peas
by Tony Wilson

Once upon a time there was a prince called Henrik who wanted very much to fall in love and get married. He was an outdoorsy type, and hoped that the princess he married would like hockey and camping. But it's not easy to find a real princess, so Henrik hatches the perfect plan to find his perfect princess. A zany spin on a fairy tale with plenty of frozen peas!

ISBN: 978 1407 11145 2. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
 

Princess and Fairy by Anna PignataroPrincess and Fairy
by Anna Pignataro

When a special invitation from the Queen floats in from under the door, Princess and Fairy squeal with excitement. It's the Queen's birthday and she is having a special party at the Grand Palace Hall to celebrate. But before Princess and Fairy can go, they write a list of pretty things to look for on every spread. Children will love to search for the special items using their shopping list! A sparkly look-and-find story for little girls.

ISBN: 978 1407 10799 8. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
 

Mama Says by Rob D. WalkerMama Says
by Rob D. Walker

In this lavishly illustrated picture book, women from all corners of the earth impart special motherly wisdom to their sons. This richly decorative and multicultural book is the perfect gift for mothers and sons everywhere.

ISBN: 978 0439 93208 0. Hardback. £10.99

 
   
 

Welcome to Busyville! By Ant Parker Welcome to Busyville!
by Ant Parker

Join the Zebra family for a fun-packed tour of Busyville and meet Doctor Dog, Fireman Fox and lots more friendly characters for a very busy day in Busyville! Slide open the sturdy moving windows on every spread of this large format board book to reveal some hilarious surprises. Visit Busyville Hospital, explore Busyville High Street and stop off at Busyville Garage for hours of interactive fun!

ISBN: 978 1407 10496 6. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
   
  Home by Alex T. Smith Home
by Alex T. Smith

'Once there was a house, a house that was a home...' But when the four best friends who live there decide they all want to try living somewhere new, their differences drive them apart and they go their separate ways, each taking a piece of the house with them. They soon learn, though, that a house is more than the sum of its parts. With a clever and reassuring resolution, this warm, witty tale about breaking up and making up will charm children and adults alike.

ISBN: 978 1407 13804 6. Paperback. £6.99

 
   
 

Madeline's Christmas - 70th Anniversary Edition by Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline's Christmas - 70th Anniversary Edition
by Ludwig Bemelmans

Celebrating seventy years of Madeline

“In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...”

It's Christmas Eve, and Miss Clavel and her charges are all in bed with colds. All except Madeline, who answers the door to a rug-seller. But when she discovers that the rug-seller is also a magician, the little girls are whisked away on a magic Christmas carpet ride! The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for seventy years.

ISBN: 978 1407 11055 4. Paperback. £7.99

 
   
   
 

We Love ChristmasWe Love Christmas

Little ones will love to snuggle up with this gorgeous casebound board book full of festive scenes and a jolly, rhythmic text. With luxurious gold foiled edges, gold and silver foil highlights throughout and a fabulous fold-out finale, this gorgeous book is the perfect Christmas gift.

ISBN: 978 1407 10674 8. Hardback. £8.99

 
   
 

Lost in the Snow by Ian Beck Lost in the Snow
by Ian Beck

It's snowing outside and Lily goes out to play. She leaves Teddy sitting on the window legde but all of sudden, whoosh, Teddy finds himself on an adventure in the snow! Soon the snow falls harder and Teddy starts to get cold, then he realises he's lost... Will Teddy ever find his way back to Lily again? This is a fun-packed picture book, full of adventure!

ISBN: 978 1407 10782 0. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
  Lost on the Beach by Ian BeckLost on the Beach
by Ian Beck

A great adventure looms for brave Teddy in this new edition of a favourite picture book from much-loved author-illustrator Ian Beck.

ISBN: 978 1407 10808 7. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
 

Alone In The Woods by Ian BeckAlone in the Woods
by Ian Beck

A great adventure looms for brave Teddy in this new edition of a favourite picture book from much-loved author-illustrator Ian Beck.

ISBN: 978 1407 10807 0. Paperback. £5.99

 
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  My Little Sister, Doris by Liz PichonMy Little Sister, Doris
by Liz Pichon

When Mum and Dad say they have a surprise for Moris, he is delighted... until he realises he's getting a baby sister, instead of a pet! Doris is so annoying - she plays with Moris's toys, follows him everywhere and she can't even say his name properly.
What's a big brother to do?

ISBN: 978 1407 10550 5. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10551 2. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
 

Dog BreathDog Breath
by Dav Pilkey


Hally the dog has horrible breath. Even the skunks avoid her. So when Mr and Mrs Tosis decide enough is enough and try to find a new home for Hally, the Tosis kids hatch a plan to get rid of her bad breath and save Hally. They try everything: a breathtaking view, Breath of a Salesman and even a speedy rollercoaster, but nothing works. Only a miracle can save Hally now...

ISBN: 978 1407 10635 9. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
   
  A New Home for Little Fox by Janet BinghamA New Home for Little Fox
by Janet Bingham, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Where will Little Fox make his new spring home?

When Little Fox sees Mrs Finch building her nest, Daddy Fox explains that everyone thinks about new homes in spring. Little Fox wonders where he and Daddy will make their own new home. With twinkly foil on the cover and final spread, this charming story about Daddy Fox and Little Fox is perfect for parents and children to share.

ISBN: 978 1407 10497 3. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10498 0. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
  Don't Eat The Teacher by Nick WardDon't Eat the Teacher
by Nick Ward
It's Sammy the shark's first day at school and he's very excited. But when Sammy gets excited, he goes CRUNCH! Sometimes he nibbles his paintings, or chomps on the class story book, but when Sammy's excitement gets the better of him, the teacher is in for a big surprise!

ISBN: 978 1407 10598 7. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
   
  Good Boy, Fergus! by David Shannon Good Boy, Fergus!
by David Shannon
Sometimes Fergus is a good boy. He can sit, roll and he loves a good tickle, but sometimes Fergus is a naughty boy. When he's not chasing after cats, he's running around making a big mess with his mucky paws - bath-time is always a struggle! But with such an adorable face no one can resist this loveable scamp.

ISBN: 978 1407 10500 0. Paperback. £5.99

 
   
  The Donkey's Christmas Song by Nancy Tafuri The Donkey's Christmas Song
by Nancy Tafuri

Decorated throughout with silver and gold foil highlights, this richly but simply illustrated story of the first Christmas is retold in rhyme for the very youngest of children. With sturdy board pages luxuriously edged in gold and a spectacular foldout Nativity scene at the end, this is the perfect gift for Christmas.

ISBN: 978 0439 74618 2. Board Books. £4.99

 
   
   
  The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch 30th Anniversary Edition by Ronda Armitage The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch 30th Anniversary Edition
by Ronda Armitage, illustrated by David Armitage

Every day, Mr Grinling the lighthouse keeper cleans and polishes his light to make sure it shines brightly at night. At lunchtime he tucks into a delicious lunch, prepared by his wife. But Mr Grinling isn't the only one who enjoys it. Can Mrs Grinling stop the greedy seagulls stealing the lighthouse keeper's lunch?

ISBN: 978 1407 10315 0. Paperback. £5.99

Visit The Lighthouse Keeper's Book Zone and find out more about other titles in the series.

 
   
  My First Bible Stories by Eva Moore My First Bible Stories
by Eva Moore

This collection of the best loved Bible stories is perfect for sharing with even the youngest of children. Read the story of Creation, Noah's Ark and many more wonderful retellings of popular stories. This lovely board edition with a padded cover makes an ideal christening gift.

ISBN: 978 1407 10303 7. Board Book. £6.99

 
   
   
  A Tales of Two Kitties by Liz PichonA Tale of Two Kitties
by Liz Pichon

Fluffy and Scruffy are neighbours, but they are most certainly NOT friends! Sparky, graphic artwork and comedic, punchy text from an award-winning author/illustrator.

ISBN: 978 0439 95171 5. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
  Snow White by Joyce DunbarSnow White
by Joyce Dunbar & Julie Monks

The passionate writing and beautiful illustrations give a new energy to this traditional story. Dunbar explores what it was really like for a princess to look after seven little men, why she disobeyed their advice and how exactly the Queen managed to go back and forth over seven mountains. The inventive details really bring the book to life, from what's in Snow White's cooking pot to how many tiny socks she had to wash.

ISBN: 978 0439 95994 0. Hard Back. £14.99

 
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The Penguin Who Wanted to Fly by Catherine VaseThe Penguin Who Wanted to Fly
by Catherine Vase

Flip-Flop is a little penguin with a big dream: he wants to fly. But his helicopter hat makes him dizzy and his snow plane doesn't even take off. Then Flip-Flop discovers that dreams can come true - in a totally unexpected way!

ISBN: 978 1407 10522 2. Board Book. £5.99
ISBN: 978 0439 96846 1. Paperback. £5.99
ISBN: 978 0439 96845 4. Hardback. £9.99

 
   
 

Don't Put Your Finger in the Jelly, Nelly!Don't Put Your Finger in the Jelly, Nelly!
by Nick Sharratt

Don't Put Your Finger in the Jelly, Nelly!Nick Sharratt’s classic children’s die-cut picture book is now in a larger format. Don’t put your finger in the jelly, Nelly. You might upset a jellyphant!

ISBN: 978 0439 95062 6. Large Paperback. £5.99
ISBN: 978 0439 96000 7. Paperback. £3.99. Ages: 2-6

Find out about other Picture Books by Nick Sharratt. Click here to visit the Nick Sharratt Book Zone

 
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Boo To The Who In The Dark by Joyce DunbarBoo to the Who in the Dark
by Joyce Dunbar
Illustrated by Sarah Massini

Long-Nose and Little-Legs are best friends who love playing in the wood but whenever it begins to get dark Long-Nose gets frightened and scurries back home. In winter they hardly have any time to play before Long-Nose runs home. The two set out to discover what it is that scares them about the dark. The suspense makes this a perfect story for reading aloud.

ISBN: 978 0439 96836 2. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
 

Winter Magic by Julie Monks Winter Magic
by Julie Monks

Winner of the Best of British Illustration Award in the Picture Book Category, 2004, 'Winter Magic' is a beautiful enigmatic and atmospheric book which follows two children as they delight in the wonder of a gloriously white winter's day. Join their imaginative play as: ‘the shadows of the trees become the antler of deer’ and ‘the snow-covered hill becomes the soft back of a white bear’.

ISBN: 978 0439 97373 1. Paperback. £4.99

 
   
 

 

 

 
 

 
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