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Mirabelle is special because she is different. Her mum is a witch and her dad is a fairy and she LOVES getting up to magical mischief. So, her parents’ picnic party in the garden seems the perfect chance to play some pranks on her annoying brother, Wilbur. But when Mirabelle gets caught putting frogspawn in Wilbur’s drink she’s sent inside. It’s so unfair! Why should she have to miss the party? Then a brilliant idea strikes: If she uses a shrinking potion on herself, she’ll be too tiny for anyone to see, so she’ll still be able to enjoy the party! But Mirabelle is about to discover that the garden feels a little more dangerous when you’re no taller than a blade of grass. Have her mischievous ways gone too far this time…?

Non-fiction

Epic limited edition Ultimate Football Heroes Book with bonus activities!

In this epic special edition book, live the journeys of six ultimate football heroes as they begin their journey to European Championships glory. Discover how superstar players stepped up for their national sides and helped secure qualification for their national teams to the 2024 tournament. They’re all set for one more surge towards the ultimate footballing prize!

This Road to the Euros book will ALSO feature a load of UEFA European Championships related fun facts, quizzes and activities to help you catch that Euro 2024 fever!

Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to superstar professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.

Chapter book

Return to the forest where anything can happen. An unmissable new book in Nadia Shireen’s bestselling and wildly funny illustrated comedy adventure series, Grimwood!

Perfect for readers age 7+, and fans of Dog Man, Roald Dahl, David Walliams, Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good, Bunny vs Monkey and anyone who likes to laugh.

Sharon the Party Crow has lost her mojo! Three parties in one day have proved too much for Grimwood’s favourite raving resident, and now it’s up to Ted, Nancy, Willow, and the rest of the gang to help Sharon get her groove back. Teamwork, friendship and, most importantly, dance skills, will all be put to the test as the gang try to get the party started again!

Fully illustrated throughout and full of heart, laughs and surprises, this is the must-read fourth title in the bestselling and fantastically anarchic Grimwood series.

Chapter book

When Lillie spends the summer in Wales with her family, she can’t help but feel like the baby of the group. Her big sister Frankie would rather spend time with their older cousin Lana than play with her, and no one else seems to notice how lonely she is.
Then during a boat trip Lillie spots a young dolphin swimming alongside them, and for a short while all her worries melt away. Later, when Frankie and Lana are particularly mean to her, Lillie decides to set off on her own in hopes of seeing the dolphin calf again…
A heartwarming story about family from best-selling author Holly Webb.

Picturebook

When a boy stumbles into a blank book, he thinks it looks very empty . . . until he meets a determined paintbrush. Although the boy is certain that he can’t draw or paint, he’s encouraged to try-and the results are surprising. An ordinary square can become a dumper truck, and a messy blob of paint can become a Messy-saurus (that’s a scribbly sort of dinosaur). In fact, it soon becomes clear that anything can be turned into something. With a bit of imagination, the possibilities are endless! Written and illustrated by bestselling author Tom McLaughlin, The Boy Who Painted The World is a celebration of creativity and turning mistakes into magic.

Picturebook

A tender and funny celebration of the bond between father and son.

Going up high on Dad’s shoulders is the best way to feel BIG when everything makes you feel small.

But maybe, just maybe, being down low is just as good as being up high . . .

A young boy and his dad go on a walk to the park. When the little boy starts to feel small walking through the busy streets in town, his dad puts him on his shoulders and, suddenly, it feels like he’s flying! And when they reach the park with its birds that sing and leaves that rustle, the boy starts noticing things. Little things. A busy squirrel, a frog on a lily-pad, a tiny ladybird . . . and LOTS of small, amazing things that might just make him feel a little bigger inside!

A simple walk to the park is everything in this heartfelt story from Matt Hunt, illustrator of the critically acclaimed poetry anthology A Whale of a Time, which was shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2023.

He has also illustrated How To Count To One and Stephen Hawking from the Little People, Big Dreams series.
Up High is an instant classic in a distinctive, taller format, and with a heart-warming story that will resonate with children and adults alike.

Picturebook

Sharky McShark and her best friend Teensy Wee Crab do everything together at the bottom of the deep blue sea. They really are the perfect twosome.

Until one day – with a plink! twirl! plonk! – an itsy bitsy shrimp arrives on the scene.

Is there room for one more in this friendship? Sharky’s not so SHORE . . .

A vibrant and fun-filled undersea story about sharing, making new friends and overcoming feelings of jealousy from Alison Murray.

Be SHORE to catch: Sharky McShark and the Teensy Wee Crab.

Chapter book

A fantastic new magical dino-tastic adventure series from children’s TV superstar Andy Day, paired with illustration powerhouse Steven Lenton!

What if YOUR dad could change into a dinosaur?

Hi, I’m Ruby! And I’ve got a big secret . . . everyone thinks my dad is an amazing dinosaur expert at our local museum. And he totally is! But he’s also . . . a POOPA! And so am I!

What’s a POOPA? Well, it means he’s a Protector Of Our Prehistoric Allies. When me and Dad touch his special, magic ammonite shell, we travel to an incredible island, full of dinosaurs who live just like us humans do. And when we go there, we turn into dinosaurs too!

We have so many amazing adventures . . . and I can’t wait for you to join us!

Chapter book

The fourth and final adventure in the hilarious series about Scooter and his alien sidekick Fizzbee. The jam factory is under surveillance by the Alien Intelligence Agency – will they succeed in finding a reason to evict Fizzbee from Earth?

Scooter and Fizzbee are experts when it comes to making out-of-this-world jam inventions. But lately there have been a few hiccups. Giant vegetables, floating children … their new line of jam infused with Fizzbee’s alien ingredients has got a little out of control.

Scooter and his friends decide it’s time to launch Operation: Make Fizzbee Look Good to reassure the villagers that Fizzbee isn’t dangerous. Unfortunately, someone else is getting to work on Operation: Make Fizzbee Look Bad. Agent Fleur De Vious, the one and only spy in the Alien Intelligence Agency, believes Earth should be alien-free. After she receives a request from Fizzbee’s family to visit her, she decides enough is enough – she’s going to find evidence of Fizzbee’s wrongdoings and have her evicted once and for all. Will Scooter be able to stop her in time?

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