|Series:||Ivy and Bean|
Finally! After months of begging their parents for ballet lessons, Ivy and Bean finally get what they wanted ...well, not exactly. It turns out ballet lessons are actually about learning how to dance gracefully. Who'd have thought? Weren't there supposed to be karate chops and round house kicks? If only the girls hadn't promi... read more
Alexander has a dream. He means to rule the world. Leading a massive army from his home in Europe, he sets out on a quest to conquer Asia. And nothing - not rebel armies, vast rivers or even herds of elephants - can stop him.
Tr s chic sightseeing, singing and fashion! Alice-Miranda and her friends are in Paris with a group of teachers from Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale and the Fayle School for Boys. The students have a very exciting opportunity: to sing at Paris Fashion Week. The amazing city is humming with excitement and outrageous fashion choi... read more
|Series:||Usborne First Reading|
This work contains four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any... read more
A rib-tickling, larger-than-life pirate adventure for 7 to 11 year olds, with plenty of colourful cursing, fighting and eating. No one, living or dead, was ever more polite than Horrendo. In all his eleven years he'd never said a rude word to anyone. But was his mother proud of her charming son? Not at all! For Horrendo li... read more
A companion to the Origami Yoda series, this doodle and activity book will include instructions for making: origami Star Wars characters; block and bubble lettering; your own comic book; a Chapstick rocket; Star Wars smileys; fake knuckle cracks; pencil games and much more.
When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they were under arrest and headed for prison. Then Harold foolishly uttered the fateful words, 'What could be worse than going to jail for the rest of our lives?' and changed the course of human history. In this ninth epic novel, Dav Pilkey takes readers back in time to the care... read more
A tiger in the back garden! A bird-eating spider in the cupboard! Elmo and his sister love playing in the jungle house next door. That is, until mean old Mr Birdsnest moves in. But when it appears that Mr Birdsnest has kidnapped their grandma they must sneak back in to rescue her!
The Complete Collection of the sixteen Tashi books in a gorgeous slipcase edition. There are two stories in each book - that makes thirty-two fabulous Tashi adventures! Tashi is a brave as he's clever, and he tells the best stories ever. This is a lovely gift and a must for every Tashi fan.
Jules Bloom wears mismatched socks on purpose, dreams of having pizzazz, and sings made-up jingles in public. But she never thought anyone would notice. Now Jules has an audition for a TV commercial, and she doesn't want to ruin THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME. She's willing to turn to anyone for help - even her know-it-all ex-best friend!
|Author:||Alex T. Smith|
A gentle stroll through town leads to leg kicking and bottom shaking as Claude dances his way into the theatre and straight into the spotlight! There are two new books to come - Claude in the Country and Claude on the Slopes. Praise for Claude: '...illustrated with humour and elegance...' The Times
|Series:||Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno|
Buenos Aires' Chief of Police, Coco Carlomagno, is sure his office high in the Obelisco is haunted. Every day at the same time he sees a floating pineapple and every day he hears a terrible noise. What could it mean? Who could it be? There's only one guinea pig Coco can turn to to help him in his hour of need: his logic-lovin... read more
|Series:||Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno & Alberta|
Coco Carlomagno, the well-respected (if somewhat easily startled) Chief of Police, has run into an unusually difficult problem. From his office high in the Obelisco, Buenos Aires' tallest building, he can see a light turn off and on. Could it be a message? How can he possibly decode it? In desperation he once again calls on h... read more
|Author:||Christopher William Hill|
|Series:||Tales from Schwartzgarten|
The first book in the gruesomely funny Tales from Schwartzgarten series. Meet Osbert Brinkhoff, the unlikeliest of avengers. His is a tale of dark delights and ghastly goings-on, of injustice and revenge. The villains are vicious. The settings are sinister. And good does NOT always prevail...If you prefer cleavers to kittens ... read more
From Abalone to Zebra Finch and the hundreds of creatures in between, this delightfully crafted book explores Australia's amazingly varied fauna shown in its natural habitat. Over 400 land, sea and airborne creatures are organised alphabetically using a mixture of common, scientific and aboriginal names. Each A-Z plate also e... read more
|Author:||H. I. Larry|
|Series:||Zac Power Extreme Mission|
When Zac Power's grandpa drags him on a new mission in the middle of the night, Zac is pumped. They're racing to find the four parts of a powerful gadget called IRIS. But Grandpa won't say what IRIS does, or why it's been broken up. The only thing Zac knows is that this time, the threat is bigger than to just GIB. If they don... read more
|Series:||Tintin Small Format|
The Secret of the Unicorn: When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn't just any old model ship...it's the Unicorn, built by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate!
Kids who grew up with Jane O'Connor's Fancy Nancy picture books can spend some quality time with their BFF: Nancy Clancy is now starring in her own chapter books! Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth is the first in a series of delightful middle-grade mysteries. Sassy Fancy Nancy is now a detective. When one of her classma... read more
There's a big racket at Polly's holiday home for pets. With a house full of greedy guinea pigs, pesky parrots and slithering snakes, Mum is getting more fed up by the day! So it's the last straw when Doris the snake goes missing. Can Polly find Doris before the hungry snake finds the guinea pigs?
A hilarious new series, perfect for fans of MR GUM.Quirky black-and-white line illustrations throughout as well as fun activity sheets at the back. Bobby Cobbler's family have only just moved to Pip Street when his beloved cat Conkers goes missing. As a mammoth-sized search begins, Bobby makes friends with the tiny and fizzy ... read more