Delectable pastries and high-stakes espionage are the perfect ingredients for a recipe for success in Sarah Todd Taylor’s newest series that introduces readers to the thrilling life of Alice Éclair, a spy extraordinaire.
Expert baker Alice Éclair is a whizz at whipping up the most delectable cakes and pastries at famous Parisian pâtisserie Vive Comme L’Éclair. But once the macarons and mille-feuille have been baked and another day in the kitchen comes to an end, Alice embraces her secret life as a spy. Racing around the streets of Paris following secret notes and ciphers from a mystery sender, Alice has been harnessing her spying skills. Now she is ready for her most important mission yet, track down a rogue agent aboard the opulent Sapphire Express. But will Alice be able to complete her mission or will secret papers fall into the wrong hands and put lives at great risk…
Former British infantry soldier, Andy McNab, and vet, zoologist, TV presenter and children’s author, Jess French, join forces in the first in an exciting new wildlife-themed adventure-mystery series starring a fabulous James Bond-esque mum leading a secret life and a couple of smart and adventurous kids.
Idris’ mum is 100% definitely not a spy. She works fifty hours a week at the paperclip factory so there’s just no possible way that she has any spare time to do any spying. Idris’ step-sister Lucia is absolutely convinced that Sarah is a spy. And when some very strange things happen on a family outing to the zoo and Idris’ mum is kidnapped shortly after, it seems Lucia may be right. It’s time for the kids to do some spying of their own…
Frank’s Red Hat; Sean E. Avery
Creative and talented penguin causes a stir in the Antarctic with his flipper-sewn, fashionable clothing.
Frank’s head is full of ideas. Some are brilliant, others…not so much. His penguin friends are not overly keen on Frank’s creativity, they prefer their world to be black and white. So when Frank presents his latest strange creation, a red hat, the penguins get very nervous indeed. Will Frank be able to convince his buddies that the hat is not evil or will everyone be waddling for their lives…
Liv Downing is a registered psychologist, mindfulness educator, meditation teacher, parent, and host of the podcast, ‘You Are Loved’. All of her expertise shine through in a wonderful celebration of love that is perfect for families to read together.
Presented as a robust board book that will stand up to countless readings and the demands of young hands, You Are Loved is a glorious celebration of love that delivers the timely and important message to readers of any age that they are quite simply loved no matter what.
Christmas Island is home to all sorts of incredible wildlife and plants, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. With almost two-thirds of the island a National Park, it is very much a paradise for the plants and animals that live there and Teresa Lagrange invites you to meet twelve feathered friends whilst singing along to the tune of a well-known Christmas classic.
Charlie loved everything about the sea. The seashells and seahorses, the sharks and the stingrays, the crabs and the crayfish. He loved the small waves that tickled his toes and the large waves that were great for surfing and that made the beach tremble as they crashed onto the sand. Best of all though were the whales. He dreams of the day he will see one but will his wish come true…