Badly behaving book creates buzz about the endless possibilities of reading and is sure to get youngsters excited.
It’s Noah’s day for Show and Tell and he’s got the perfect book to share. Just one problem…the characters have all escaped. There’s an alien in the lunchbox, a witch in the PE bag, a goblin at the desk, a ghost in the toilet and a dragon in the playground. With story-time looming and the characters misbehaving, Noah needs a plan. Can he get everyone back where they belong? Will Noah's book behave for long enough for him to share the story...
Gloria is not like the others in her brood. Bold, brave and a bit-of-a-show-off she lives by her own set of rules and is the freest of free range chooks. When Gloria doesn’t return to the coop, the family fear the worse. Whilst the hens argue over who is at fault for making her run away, Gloria is much closer than they think. With only her will to survive and measly rations will she be found in time? Will the brood welcome her back with open feathers…
Uprooted and homeless gargoyle provides valuable lesson in not completely destroying and forgetting the past in the quest for future convenience.
Despite his age and tired-appearance, no-one on the train shows any kindness to the gargoyle. No-one offers a hand, no-one volunteers a seat, no-one says a word. The boy notices though. When the gargoyle departs, leaving a suitcase behind, the boy is compelled to open it. Incased within, memory, upon memory, upon memory. The gargoyle has observed it all. But those bright days are long gone. In a decaying city, could a tiny seed hold the key to a brighter future…
Empowering alphabet bursting with positivity and encouragement will enable kids to dream big and be the best versions of themselves.
We are all different. Some have attitude, others are brave. Some like being alone, others prefer a team. Some listen to the voice in their head, others follow their heart. Many are curious, lots ask questions, everyone laughs. There’s nothing better than being yourself. You are unique. One of a kind. So be the best version of you, dream big, zig this way, zag that way, and know that the world loves unique and wonderful you just as you are…
Mail order pet mix-up has near cat-astrophic consequences in energetic and fresh picture book.
A little boy is bursting with excitement as it’s finally the day that his new kitten is being delivered. Everything is ready for the new arrival; the bed is made, the food bowl is set, the toys waiting to be played with. But wait, the box looks awfully large for a small kitten. It’s a cat alright, not just the right one. Caring for a lion won’t be easy but thankfully instructions are included. Will the king of the jungle turn out to be the purr-fect pet after all…
Rabbits provide the backdrop for maths practice as a discount deal leads to havoc in the home with rabbits running riot in a delightful picture book.
Siblings Owen and Zoey desperately want a pet rabbit and after a month of pleading dad has finally relented. When they arrive at the pet store they cannot believe their luck…two rabbits for the price of one. Everyone knows that the more rabbits you have the better life is. But before long the two rabbits make more rabbits, who in turn make more rabbits. There are rabbits everywhere, hop hop hopping their way through the day, chewing furniture and leaving little chocolate surprises all over the place. Overrun by bunnies the family need to find their pets new homes. But what do you do with two-hundred-and-ten rabbits…
It’s impossible to ignore, our planet needs looking after. A climate in crisis, rainforests at risk, the seas in strife, a planet in a pickle. Inspired by Jasbinder Bilan’s love of nature and the many heartwarming stories of young eco-warriors, conservationists and climate campaigners comes a timely, vital and impactful story that will encourage everyone to be more mindful of the effect their actions have on oceans and marine life.
Friends Satchen and Tulsi love climbing the ancient volcanic hill. From the top, stood next to the old whale jawbone monument, they can see everything; the town, the sea and their special island with the lighthouse. When Tulsi spots something amiss in the waves, the two decide to investigate. What they discover is beyond their wildest dreams. A rescue mission is needed. But when a storm arrives it is the two friends who need saving and help comes from a most surprising source…
A sublime picture book debut for both author and illustrator that will leave a warm, fuzzy feeling inside.
Built and cared for by a kind fisherman and perched where the ocean meets the sand, the weathered shack stands. The seasons come and go but the shack remains; a glorious place in Summer, windswept in Autumn, battered by storms in Winter, in need of repair in Spring. The house is despondent and neglected until a new face appears. Will they offer the tender loving care that the shack so desperately longs for…
Told from the perspective of the titular seaside abode, a careful observer of the world around them, The Lucky Shack is a beautiful picture book with a lot going on. A moving, heartfelt and ultimately uplifting tale will captivate readers with its delicate exploration of the seasons, the power of nature, and the cycle of life and death.
Look out, look out there’s a scarecrow about! Big change leads to even bigger scares in a darkly humorous, emotionally intelligent and astutely aware supernatural schoolyard story.
Hattie Mole’s life is being turned upside down. Dad is moving the family to the village of Little Plug and Hattie is dreading going to a new school, squirming at the thought of making new friends and cannot get the smell of cow poo out of her nose. After a disastrous day, Hattie creates a Scarecrow to protect the only place at school she feels happy…the den. Crow isn’t one for just standing guard though and after magically coming to life he is soon causing chaos and scaring everyone. Can Hattie put an end to Crow’s frightening ways? Can she overcome her fears? Will she make some friends?