The Emerald Forest

the emerald forest

One day Orangutan heard a faint noise. Hardly a noise at all – just a distant droning. Then there was a crash! Smoke seeped through the canopy… Orangutan and her family live in a vast emerald forest, bursting with life. She teaches her babies what food to eat, how to swing through trees, how to […]

Let’s Stick Together

lets stick together

A joyful, humorous rhyming tale about how friends lift each other up, from the creators of the internationally bestselling I’m Sticking With You and I’m Sticking With You Too. Much-loved characters Bear and Squirrel are back and it’s time to party! Squirrel is the expert at throwing parties and knows exactly what to do to […]

Mums Are Magnificent

mums are magnificent

Mums Are Magnificent champions the diverse nature of mums and uplifts and celebrates ALL types of mums everywhere – the perfect present to mark the arrival of a new baby or to give to that very special mum on Mother’s Day. Just like I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae and Emma Dodd, With My […]

One to Ten and Back Again

one to ten and back again

A wonderful and unique look at counting and friendship. This very simple picture book is about two friends, Sue and Nick, who like very different things but are still best friends. They introduce us to all their favourite things from one boy called Nick and one girl called Sue to ten cakes for tea, and […]

A Million Dots

a million dots

Double the numbers to go from 1 to 1,000,000 in 40 pages. A stunning visualization of numbers big and small. We start with a single tree; 1. As we turn the page, we are presented with a sum doubling the number on the page before it: 1+1 = 2; 2+2 = 4; 4+4 = 8. […]

Shark in the Park on a Windy Day!

shark in the park on a windy day

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the park . . . Timothy Pope is blown this way and that way in the windy park — but among the whistling wind and blustering brollies could that be a shark he spies through his telescope. Peep through the die-cut hole in the […]

The Squirrels’ Busy Year: A Science Storybook about the Seasons

the squirrels busy year a science storybook about the seasons

The perfect introduction to seasons and weather for young children. It’s winter. It’s cold! The squirrels are digging up acorns to eat. But what will they eat in the spring when the acorns are gone? This beautiful picture book is the perfect introduction to the seasons and how the weather changes throughout the year. The […]

Seasons

seasons

Nature is like a magical picture that changes with the seasons. Watch six breathtaking landscapes transform in front of your eyes in this beautifully illustrated book. Interactive split pages create an immersive experience that allows readers to take a visual journey across the globe, from the Arctic tundra to the African plains. With simple facts […]

The Woodland Trust A Walk in the Woods: A Changing Seasons Story

the woodland trust a walk in the woods a changing seasons story

Join Lucy and Oscar and their dog Jasper as they explore spring, summer, autumn and winter on a woodland walk. What amazing things can you see? Come rain or shine, Oscar and Lucy walk Jasper the dog every day. On a spring morning, the world is waking up, animals peek out from their burrows and […]

Rain

rain

Sam wants to go out but it’s pouring with rain, so he and Grandpa decide to stay inside until the rain stops. Sam drinks hot chocolate and reads his books and dreams of adventures while Grandpa gets on with his important paperwork. Grandpa seems to have a VERY important letter to write. Then that very […]

Cyril the Lonely Cloud

cyril the lonely cloud

It is sad but true that no one is ever pleased to see Cyril the cloud. He’s always being blamed for ruining everyone’s fun: casting shadows over everywhere he goes, and making things look dull and miserable. So, one day, Cyril drifts far, far away in search of a friendly face: over farmland, towns, and […]

Puddling!

puddling

Clouds gather, skies darken, rain drops, puddles appear… Let’s go puddling! Pull on your wellies and button up your coats for this playful, interactive story all about children delighting in the joy of splish-splash-sploshing in muddy puddles with their friends, and cherishing snuggles on the sofa afterwards. Emma Perry’s debut on the Walker list encapsulates […]

Hello, Star

hello star

Hello, Star. I know you’re scared, but you’re not alone. When a young girl learns that a bright light in the sky is coming from a dying star, she promises to keep it company until the light goes out. Every night she reassures her friend that she’s still there. As the years pass, the girl […]

Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

armstrong the adventurous journey of a mouse to the moon

A long time ago a mouse learned to fly… and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann’s stunning new book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon where dreams are determined only by the size […]

The Book of Bok: One Moon Rock’s Journey Through Time and Space

the book of bok one moon rocks journey through time and space

First man on the Moon Neil Armstrong reveals the adventure of the first Moon landing, and how the Earth and the Moon came to be, in this unique non-fiction picture book. A young boy sits up in bed and gazes at the distant Moon through his window. He wonders if, one day, a human will […]

Inside Animals

inside animals

Did you know that a frog can stop its heart from beating? Or that an elephant’s tooth is heavier than a brick? Or that the brain of an ostrich is smaller than its eyeball? In this book, there are 21 cross-sections that show how skeletons, organs, nerves and muscles fit together inside creatures from across […]

Find Out About… Animal Homes

find out about animal homes

A colourful and gentle introduction to the concept of animal babies for young children. Lots of animals have homes, but not all homes are the same! An orangutan builds a new nest every day, a prairie dog lives in its burrow for years – and a reindeer is always on the move! From the award-winning […]

One Day on Our Blue Planet… In the Outback

one day on our blue planet in the outback

If you love cute baby animals, come spend the day in the Australian outback with this adorable and bouncy kangaroo joey. From Ella Bailey’s acclaimed series of beautiful and educational picture books comes another tale of how one young animal friend spends his day. He’s only a little kangaroo, but that doesn’t stop him being […]

Oi Aardvark!

oi aardvark

The team behind the bestselling favourite OI FROG! is back with another hilarious picture book that is guaranteed to get little ones laughing out loud. Join in with the fun and silliness, and meet a whole host of crazy creatures from aardvarks to zebras, along the way. The perfect riotous read for all OI! fans […]

Monkey Puzzle

monkey puzzle

“I’ve lost my mum!” Where is Monkey’s mummy? It’s not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mum. Kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don’t seem to be having much luck and keep finding the wrong animals! But eventually, they find . . . Dad! It’s just […]

You’re Called What?

youre called what

Ice Cream Cone Worm. Monkeyface Prickleback. Pink Fairy Armadillo. You’re called WHAT?! Welcome to the Ministry of Silly Animal Names where all the creatures have one thing in common: they want to change their names. A unique and rip-roaringly funny, tongue-twisting story full of weird and wonderful real creatures and facts at the end that […]

Find Out About… Animal Babies

find out about animal babies

A colourful and gentle introduction to the concept of animal babies for young children. All animals have babies, but not all babies are the same! From big babies to little babies, babies that look like their parents to ones that don’t, this beautiful picture book is a perfect introduction to different kinds of animal babies, […]

Once There Were Giants

once there were giants

Once there was a baby in the house – and to that baby, Mum and Dad and Jill and John and Uncle Tom were giants. But little by little, that baby grew up – until she became a giant too! Martin Waddell says of the book, “Small children live in a world designed for big […]

All the Nonsense in my Teeth

all the nonsense in my teeth

All the Nonsense in my Teeth is a fantastical, dream-like story about teeth brushing, that takes readers on a journey into the narrator’s imagination and encourages good personal hygiene and following a daily routine. Tonight I brushed my teeth. They really needed a good clean! Oh, let me tell you about all the things that […]

The Diddle That Dummed

the diddle that dummed

A laugh-out-loud musical story full of hilarious word play and silliness from the author of Oi Frog! , brilliantly illustrated by Fred Blunt. Flinty Bo Diddle is writing a tune for his fiddle. All his diddles have lined up nicely – except for one who keeps going DUM, right in the middle! No matter what […]

Ossiri and the Bala Mengro

ossiri and the bala mengro

A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told […]

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

adas violin the story of the recycled orchestra of paraguay

From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash. Ada Rios grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill. She dreamed of playing the violin, but […]

I Really, Really Love You So

i really really love you so

The hilarious sequel to the bestselling I Really, Really Need a Wee , by dynamic duo Karl Newson and Duncan Beedie, will not disappoint fans of this cute and curious Bush Baby. Bush Baby is BACK… and has something really, really IMPORTANT to say… but how?! From climbing a mountain, to wrestling with crocodiles, this […]

Darwin’s Super-Pooping Worm Spectacular

darwins super pooping worm spectacular

Learn the funny and fascinating story of Charles Darwin and the groundbreaking discoveries his love of the humble worms led to in this hilarious illustrated book. Charles Darwin is widely known for his “Origin of Species” book, yet Darwin had another great love, and that was for worms. Told for the first time for children, […]

Chloe’s Lunar New Year

chloes lunar new year

It’s almost Lunar New Year, and Chloe can’t wait to celebrate! But first, Chloe and her family must prepare for the new year. They buy new shoes, lay out good-luck oranges in a bowl, decorate the red envelope, and make a crispy turnip cake. Everyone comes together to cook a fantastic feast, saving a plate […]

Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

night of the moon a muslim holiday story

Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan , “The Night of the Moon” ( Chaand Raat ), and Eid . With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a peek into modern Muslim culture-and into the ancient roots of […]

Hello Spring

hello spring

Say hello to the Little Seasons! After a whole year of waiting, it’s finally Spring’s turn to wear the Weather Crown and create her own special season. Her friends can all remember how beautiful spring was last time. But this time, as Winter places the crown on her head, Spring starts to feel anxious. Can […]

The Midnight Panther

the midnight panther

Panther is not like the other cats. Leopard has beautiful spots, Tiger has impressive stripes and Lion has a magnificent mane. Panther is small, shy and dark. One night he decides to go and find out where in the jungle he really belongs. Finally summoning the courage to scale the treetops, he answers the call […]

Two Places to Call Home

two places to call home

Florrie has two of everything. Two lovely brothers . . . Two smashing parents . . . Two very cuddled pets. But two isn’t always a magic number, as Florrie now has to live in TWO different houses: one with her mum . . . and one with her dad. An uplifting picture book that […]

Our Tower

our tower

This magical story follows three children living in a tower block, as they embark on a fantastical adventure which helps them see their home in a new light. A deeply personal story written by multi-award winning poet and Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho , drawn from his own experience growing up in a tower block […]

Maybe You Might

maybe you might

They said I couldn’t change the world; it wasn’t worth the fight. But in my head, a small voice said…maybe you might. A young girl makes a choice to plant a seed by a long dead riverbed. Little does she know that from this single, small act, a vibrant ecosystem will grow. This inspiring poem […]

Sylvia and Bird

Sylvia and bird

Sylvia is the only dragon in the whole world, and she is very lonely . . . until one day, she meets Bird. Tiny and chirpy, so different from the huge dragon, Bird somehow changes Sylvia’s life for ever.

Tell Me a Dragon

tell me a dragon

In this enchanting book, Jackie Morris conjures a world where everyone has their own dragon, exploring all their variety through lyrical text and beautifully realised illustrations. This children’s classic is now available in this larger, high-quality production format for full enjoyment of the art work and the wonderful creatures it presents.

War Horse (Picture Book Edition)

war horse picture book a beloved modern classic adapted for a new generation of readers

A richly illustrated gift picture book edition of Michael Morpurgo’s classic wartime story War Horse. This powerful book for younger readers tells the enduring story of a friendship between a boy and his horse amid the turmoil of the First World War. For 40 years, War Horse has been helping children understand conflict. As we […]

Cinderella of the Nile

cinderella of the nile

Beautifully retold by the award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, this earliest-known version of Cinderella is brought to life for the modern-day reader. Rhodopis is a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals. Her master […]

The Smallest Girl in the Class

the smallest girl in the class

An inspiring and empowering rhyming story that’s a joy to read aloud, all about the power of children to change the world. Sally McBrass is the smallest girl in the youngest class – but Sally knows you don’t have to be big to be strong. From kites stuck up trees to howling dogs to stray […]

Family and Me!

family and me

A joyful book that shows children how their wonderful features, traits and heritage can be lovingly passed down from biological and chosen family members. As a young girl explores the idea of her family tree, she notices all the beautiful physical features she has inherited from her black and south Asian family lines. Not only […]

Milo’s Monster

Milos Monster

Milo and Jay have always been best friends . . . until one day, a green-eyed monster appears! A book about dealing with jealousy, from the bestselling Big Bright Feelings series by Tom Percival. Milo loves spending time with his best friend, Jay. But when a new girl called Suzi moves in next door, Milo […]

The Bowerbird

the bowerbird

The Bowerbird is the irresistible tale of Bert – a small bird with a very big heart, from Number One bestselling Julia Donaldson and Kate Greenway Medal-winning Catherine Rayner. Bert the bowerbird is looking for love. He has made the most perfect bower, complete with a pretty purple flower, and is hoping it will help […]

The King’s Pants

the kings pants

The King cannot rule without his Royal Pants. He has a pair for every occasion: coronation pants (he can’t be crowned without them), organic pants (edible in royal emergencies) and even inflatable space-pants (because one never knows when they might come in handy). But in a boxer-shorts blunder at the Royal Mail, the King’s undies […]

Give Me Back My Bones!

Give Me Back My Bones

A pirate skeleton seeks to put its bones back together in this rhyming first book of anatomy! A stormy night at sea has uncovered some long-buried secrets and surprises. Is that the mast of a shipwreck? A faded pirate hat? And what’s that hiding in the sand? A mandible and a clavicle, phalanges and femurs, […]

Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion

everybody counts a counting story from 0 to 7 5 billion

This fun book will get you counting from 0 to 7.5 billion, but also to do so much more. Follow the characters’ stories through the book and see how their lives collide with those of others. There are a lot of secrets to be discovered for the sharp-eyed! You’ll see that everyone is different, everyone […]

Supertato: The Great Eggscape

supertato the great eggscape

The newest adventure in this bestselling series is an irresistibly chocolate-y caper starring Supertato and the Evil Pea! It’s night-time in the supermarket and SOMEONE has stolen ALL the Easter eggs! Never fear! Supertato and the veggies have a plan to get them back. It’s EGGciting, it’s EGGcellent, but will it also be…foiled?! There’s only […]

The Spring Rabbit

the spring rabbit

At the end of winter, a girl named Spring awakes from her slumber in the snow. She travels through the forest and finds a little bird that has fallen from a tree. The bird is so cold and weak that Spring can hardly hear its heartbeat, so she turns it into a rabbit with thick, […]

It’s Mine!

its mine

A hilariously funny, read-aloud story with cut-through reveals, from an internationally celebrated author-illustrator. Once there was a mysterious thing. Nobody knew how it got there, it just was. “”It’s mine, all MINE!”” say Mouse, Frog, Fox and Bear. But is it a piece of fruit, a wheel, a ball, a chair or something else altogether? […]

We’re Going on an Egg Hunt

were going on an egg hunt

We’re going on an egg hunt. We’re going to find them all. We’re REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day! Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, it’s great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way – lambs, […]

Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny

santa claus vs the easter bunny

Santa has it so easy: a workforce of elves to make the presents, a team of reindeer to deliver them, even a hi-spec factory! The Easter Bunny has to make and wrap all the chocolate eggs in his garden shed, and deliver them himself on foot. No wonder you often find them thrown all over […]

Paddington’s Easter Egg Hunt

paddingtons Easter egg hunt

A funny picture book about Paddington, the world’s favourite bear – now a major movie star! Paddington is excited to be organising an Easter egg hunt for his neighbours. But, from finding empty supermarket shelves, to buying a box of broken Easter eggs, Paddington wonders if the hunt can ever go ahead. That is, until […]

The Rhyming Rabbit

the rhyming rabbit

The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don’t appreciate his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one starry night all on his own – will he ever find someone to share his poems with? The Rhyming Rabbit is a […]

Maisy’s Chinese New Year

Maisy is celebrating one of the world’s biggest festivals: Chinese New Year! From hanging up lanterns to receiving lucky red packets and joining in the dragon dance at the parade, this bright and colourful storybook is a perfect introduction to the many joys of Chinese New Year. Maisy’s friend Tiger is coming home especially for […]

Lunar New Year Around the World

lunar new year around the world

Find out all about Lunar New Year and how it is celebrated in different communities across the world! This stunning picture book is the perfect introduction for little ones to Lunar New Year celebrations. The most colourful time of the year is celebrated in communities around the world and you can now discover how it’s […]

I Love Chinese New Year

I Love Chinese New Year

A beautifully illustrated introduction to the true meaning of Chinese New Year and family traditions for little ones. Chinese New Year is right around the corner and Mai-Anne is so excited! As her family start decorating the house, there’s a knock on the door… her grandmother, Nai Nai, has arrived! They start their celebrations with […]

Winnie and Wilbur at Chinese New Year

winnie and wilbur at chinese new year

When Winnie and Wilbur decide to celebrate Chinese New Year, the party is going with a swing. Family? Check! Friends? Check! Food? Check! Fun? Check! But just when Winnie waves her wand to make parade costumes for everyone, Wilbur goes missing. Oh no! Will Winnie find him before the first firework lights up the sky? […]

The Littlest Yak

the littlest yak

Perfect for fans o f Rachel Bright and Julia Donaldson, The Littlest Yak is a joyous, rhyming caper that teaches little ones to celebrate their own unique talents! On the tip of the top of a mountain all snowy, where the ice-swirling, toe-curling blizzards were blowy, in a herd full of huddling yaks, big and […]

Penguin Huddle

penguin huddle

A charming and playful picture book told with humour and heart from the brilliant team behind Ten Delicious Teachers . The penguin pack play all day long. And when the sun goes down, and the night grows cold and dark…”PENGUIN HUDDLE!” The penguins squeeze and squish together to stay warm and cosy. But one night, […]

A Dancer’s Dream

a dancers dream

This gorgeously designed retelling of The Nutcracker will make the perfect Christmas present for ballet fans everywhere! In snow white covered St. Petersburg , young dancer Stana ‘s dreams have finally come true – she has been chosen to play the lead role in Tchaikovsky’s new ballet, The Nutcracker . But with all eyes looking […]

We Disagree About This Tree

we disagree about this tree

A fantastically funny festive story about the Bear and Mouse who ALWAYS disagree from the award-winning Ross Collins, creator of the bestselling There’s a Bear on My Chair. Bear and Mouse have finally overcome their differences and are living together in perfect harmony… until it’s time to decorate the Christmas tree! Bear wants dazzling lights, […]

Where Björn Belongs

where bjorn belongs

A heartfelt Christmas story of friendship and belonging, centered around the unbreakable bond between a boy and a bear, with a message about sustainability at the heart. Due to his autism, Arctic-enthusiast Arthur does not like Christmas, the noise, the lights, and the crowds. He keeps his precious toy polar bear close for security, but […]

Kid Christmas

kid christmas

This charming tale tells the story of little Nicky Claus, who wanted to make every child happy, if only just for one day. Nicky Claus works with his three uncles in the Claus Brothers Toy Emporium . Uncle Hanz makes the toys, Uncle Louis checks them and Uncle Levi adds the… what’s the scientific term […]

Twinkly, Twinkly Nativity

twinkly twinkly nativity

The ten twinkly lights in this beautifully illustrated book bring the story of the nativity to life for little children. From a shining angel to the sparkling star the wise men follow, the lights create a unique and enchanting retelling of the story of the very first Christmas.

Percy the Park Keeper

percy the park keeper

A classic gift edition of best-loved Percy the Park Keeper stories. Percy the park keeper works hard looking after the park and his animal friends who live there. But Percy still likes to find time for some fun! Read about what happened when a badger was offered a bath. Laugh along as the animals help […]

Maybe…

maybe

From Chris Haughton comes a funny, suspenseful and keenly observed cautionary tale about pushing boundaries and indulging your more mischievous, cheeky side (when nobody is looking). Three little monkeys, and their big monkey, are sitting high up on their branch in the forest canopy. “OK, monkeys! I’m off,” says the big monkey. ” Now remember. […]

A House for Christmas Mouse

a house for christmas mouse

A touching tale about a little mouse with a big heart, featuring festive silver foil on every page! Mouse is very excited for Christmas, but first she needs to find a home to spend it in! On her way through Treetop Forest, she meets Fox, Bunny and Bear, all in need of a little help […]

Jingle Bells

jingle bells

Join some very enterprising mice in this funny, festive book from best-selling creator of Percy the Park Keeper, Nick Butterworth. A great Christmas gift! Christmas time, a happy time – or so it should be. But for two small mice, Lottie and Jack, Christmas Eve is overshadowed by one big problem… That Cat. How can […]

Paddington’s Christmas Post

paddingtons christmas post

Based on the original stories by Michael Bond, a funny, festive Paddington adventure with real mail to open and enjoy! This funny interactive picture book follows Paddington as he does his best to help the Brown family get ready for a very special Christmas. Open the five envelopes inside and find an Advent calendar, Paddington’s […]

The Big Christmas Bake

the big christmas bake

The Big Christmas Bake is a funny, lively romp through the twelve days of Christmas, taking the elements of the popular carol, and weaving them cleverly into the ingredients for a Twelfth Night Cake. Starting with the partridge and its gift of dried fruit, this rhyming story includes all of the familiar characters from the […]

20 Elves at Bedtime

20 elves at bedtime

Mixing elves, counting and bedtime, children will love this brilliantly fun picture book with a shiny foiled cover! The night before Christmas Eve, Santa could NOT sleep. So, a couple of his reindeer chums, said, “You should count some sheep!” Now, Santa’s counted sheep before but something by the shelf made Santa want to NOT […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

a midsummer night dream children book

A captivating picture book retelling by Shakespeare’s Globe for very young readers. William Shakespeare’s comedy about four lovers’ mishaps in an enchanted forest is unforgettably re-imagined by Shakespeare’s Globe as a picture book for very young readers. With exquisite and detailed illustrations from the acclaimed artist Jane Ray, who has been shortlisted for the Kate […]

Violet’s Tempest

violets tempest

Violet’s world has changed. Her voice has gone from a giggle to a whisper. So when her teacher casts her in the school play, she is filled with worry. How will she ever stand in front of a crowd and overcome her shyness? With the love and support of her family, Violet must find her […]

A Christmas Story

a christmas story

‘Once, a long time ago, in a town called Nazareth, a little donkey was born.’ As the wonderful events of the Nativity unfold, Brian Wildsmith tells of the journey of a little girl and a donkey to Bethlehem. It is their perspective on the Christmas story that gives the book such an intimate, innocent and […]

What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas

what the ladybird heard at christmas

Packed full of fun, What the Ladybird Heard at Christmas is a fantastically lively rhyming adventure from the bestselling picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. In a big old house, the ladybird is visiting her friend the spider for the festive season. But those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, […]

The Tree That’s Meant to Be

the tree thats meant to be

A gorgeous Christmas picture book that’s destined to become a festive classic. A little fir tree is too small and too imperfect to be chosen at Christmas time. But being left alone in the forest brings more rewards than the tree could ever have hoped for . . . This is a charming and classic-feeling […]

The Christmas Eve Tree

the Christmas Eve tree

A tender Christmas story with charming artwork by Emily Sutton, illustrator of Tiny. A poignant, exquisitely illustrated Christmas story, with words by Delia Huddy and pictures by rising star Emily Sutton. When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But […]

Snowball

snowball

Created by award-winning, bestselling duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, Snowball is a brilliantly funny picture book, with wonderfully comical images illustrating the hilarious rhyming story – perfect for Christmas! A lonely young snowball, stuck at the top of a mountain, decides to visit the local town for a bit of fun – but on […]

The Night Before Christmas

the night before christmas

A stylishly illustrated edition of the classic Christmas poem ‘ Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C.Moore – an essential festive favourite transformed by spectacularly talented debut illustrator Stacey Thomas. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… Nothing captures the Christmas spirit […]

Jesus’ Christmas Party

Jesus christmas party

A special new enlarged edition of the bestselling Christmas story told from the point of view of the grumpy innkeeper. When a night of angels, shepherds and bright stars keeps him from his sleep, is there anything that will cheer him up?

I Love You More Than Christmas

I Love You More Than Christmas

Little Bear LOVES Christmas. So do Mummy Bear and Daddy Bear. It’s so magical. It’s so heartwarming. It’s so wonderful! Could there be anything in the world that they all love more? A festive celebration of the love, friends and family at Christmas.

The Leaf Thief

the lead thief

A brilliantly funny picture book about seasons, written by Alice Hemming and illustrated by Nicola Slater. Squirrel is so cross. Yesterday there were loads of beautiful leaves on his tree, but today? Today some are missing and Squirrel is convinced that someone has stolen them… there’s a leaf thief on the loose! Join Squirrel on […]

Hello Autumn

hello autumn book

Meet four magical friends who control the seasons in this irresistible new series from author-illustrator Jo Lindley. As Summer passes the weather crown to Autumn, a season of bright colours and fun-filled adventure awaits. But while his friends are getting excited about picking berries, leaf jumping and exploring the shadowy forest, Autumn is filled with […]

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

fletcher and the falling leaves

As the Autumn season sets in, Fletcher is very worried – his beautiful tree has begun to loose all of its leaves. Whatever Fletcher attempts to do to save them, it’s simply no use. When the final leaf falls, Fletcher feels hopeless… until he returns the next day to a glorious sight. A tender, uplifting […]

The Very Helpful Hedgehog

the very helpful hedgehog

A sweet tale of friendship and learning to help one another, set in the beautiful countryside Isaac is a hedgehog who has only ever been alone – and that is the way he likes it. One day an apple falls from a tree and sticks onto the spines on his back. He wiggles and jiggles, […]

Leaf Man

leaf man

Ride the wind and drift east with Leaf Man in this autumnal classic by Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert, perfect for young readers returning to school in the fall. Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or […]

After the Storm

after the storm

Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth! A storm is raging outside and Percy the park keeper is having a sleepless night. When he gets up the following morning, Percy finds that the old oak […]

A Thing Called Snow

a thing called snow

A gorgeous Christmas picture book that’s destined to become a festive classic. Fox and Hare were born in spring, grew up in summer, and were best friends by autumn. When winter comes, they can’t wait to jump, leap and, bounce in this thing called snow. But what exactly is snow? Join fox and hare on […]

One Snowy Night

one snowy night

Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth! Percy the park keeper always feeds the animals in the park where he lives. But one cold winter’s night Percy discovers that his little friends need more than […]

Over and Under the Snow

over and under the snow

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. This beloved nonfiction picture book exploring the subnivean zone reveals the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but […]

If Winter Comes, Tell It I’m Not Here

If Winter Comes, Tell It Im Not Here

Come summer, autumn or winter, a little boy is going to make the best of it. Nothing is better than summer, swimming every day and eating ice cream. But a little boy’s big sister has BIG news. She tells him that summer is going to end soon … and winter is coming! When winter comes, […]

Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story

winter sleep hibernation story book

In this cozy bedtime story, follow a child and his grandma through a winter landscape to explore how the Earth goes to sleep for winter. Spot the sleeping animals as the tale unfolds , then learn about their hibernation habits from the information pages at the end. Co-authors Sean Taylor (picture book author) and Alex […]

Robin’s Winter Song

robins winter song

The forest was bustling with activity. As the red and orange leaves swirled in the wind, Robin started to worry. Something was changing. Finch was flying south, because Winter was coming. Squirrel was burying food, because Winter was coming. Even Owl was making his nest warm. Why? That’s right – because Winter was coming. Robin […]

I Definitely Don’t Like Winter

I definitely dont like winter

A brilliantly funny picture book about two best friends who just can’t agree! Hank and Hoog are best friends – they do EVERYTHING together. Until one morning, when a single, crisp, brown leaf falls to the ground… Hank is so annoyed! Falling leaves mean winter is coming, and Hank definitely does not like winter. BRRRRRRR! […]

Time to Move South for Winter

time to move south for winter

A breathtaking picture book about incredible animal migrations, illustrated by the winner of the 2019 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, Jenny Lovlie. Over the cold, mirrored waters of the Arctic, a tiny tern sets off on the world’s longest animal migration. On her way, she passes humpback whales, caribou, Canada geese, leatherback turtles and monarch butterflies, […]

The Big Freeze

the big freeze

Shama and Bahama Llama can’t wait for winter – skating, snowballs, hot chocolate . . . and best of all, the Winter Woolly Party! But when The Big Freeze suddenly arrives they discover that their jumpers are in a sorry state! Cue a major panic as everyone sets out on a wild race to Granny […]

Snow Birds

snow birds

Discover birds who survive winter against all odds in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated picture book. Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night… You’ve heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime-but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures? With elegant verse and striking illustrations, […]

The Snowy Day

the snowy day

The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf and a perfect gift for the holiday season. New York Public Library’s #1 book on the list of […]

Bear Has a Story to Tell

bear has a story to tell

It was almost winter and Bear was getting sleepy. But first, Bear had a story to tell . . . And so Bear sets out to tell his friends, but with winter fast approaching they are all far too busy to listen. By the time Bear is through helping his friends get ready for winter, […]

Planet Football

planet football

Jackson lives and breathes football – he knows all the players, the fixtures, the scores. Then, one grey stormy day, Jackson kicks his ball, and it goes up … and up … and UP! All the way to the moon! Overnight, Jackson becomes an international footballing sensation, and before you know it, he’s kicked ALL […]

SuperJoe Does NOT Do Cuddles

super joe does not do cuddles

SuperJoe is convinced he doesn’t need cuddles from his mum. He flies around the neighbourhood rescuing people from escaped tigers, runaway trains and raging rivers, all while battling his nemesis the Grey Shadow. Naturally, he refuses all cuddles. Until one night, when he can’t sleep…

A Superhero Like You

a superhero like you

A celebration of incredible key-workers by Dr Ranj, presenter of CBeebies series Get Well Soon, resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning and front line NHS paediatrician. Lily knows exactly what she wants to be when she grows up: a superhero! But she’s not interested in being a silly superhero. She doesn’t want to wear her pants outside her trousers! Lily wants […]

Ten Little Superheroes

ten little superheroes

Count along with the Ten Little Superheroes in this action-packed, counting rhyme adventure! Ten Little Superheroes are on a mission to save the city … But do they have the super-powers to defeat evil villain Monstro and his dastardly League of Bad Guys? Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Superheroes is perfect for sharing […]

Superkid

superkid

Amazing, action-packed superhero adventure by the bestselling power-duo Claire Freedman and Sarah McIntyre. There’s a boy quite ordinary, He looks like me or you, But in secret… he is SUPERKID – There’s nothing he can’t do! With x-ray vision, super speed and bravery by the bag-load, Superkid is always on hand to save the day! […]

Superheroes Don’t Get Scared… Or Do They?

superheroes dont get scared

Superheroes Don’t Get Scared… Or Do They? is an awesome rhyming tale about normalising fear and finding inner powers by realising there’s a hero inside of us all. Scared Maisie Brown dreams of being a fearless superhero because they never get frightened, right? But when Dad explains that even the strongest, boldest and bravest hero can […]

The Girl and the Dinosaur

The Girl and the Dinosaur

A masterpiece of storytelling with evocative and stunning illustrations, destined to be read for years to come. The wishing stars burn bright tonight, the air is thick with dreams, And a deeply sleeping dinosaur is waking up, it seems . . . In a town by the seaside, Marianne is often seen foraging on the beach. But she […]

Leilong’s Too Long!

Leilongs Too Long

An overeager dinosaur school bus causes problems for the city’s transportation system—so the children find a place where oversize is perfect. Every morning, Leilong the school bus shuttles through the city, picking up children as he goes. But a brontosaurus longer than a tennis court and heavier than five buses causes big problems in the […]

Katie and the Dinosaurs

Katie and the dinosaurs

Come on a magical dinosaur adventure with Katie in this classic picture book. When Katie visits the Natural History Museum with Grandma, she finds a mysterious door… and steps back in time to the world of the dinosaurs! Katie helps a baby dinosaur find his family, rides on the back of a Brontosaurus, and has […]

Never Let a Diplodocus Draw

Never Let a Diplodocus Draw

From the creators of Never Show a T-Rex a Book – Winner of the Queen’s Knickers award. A laugh-out-loud ‘what if . . .?’ adventure… What would happen if you showed a diplodocus how to draw? One day she’d be messing around with crayons and paint – and the next she’d be a global art sensation! Full […]

The Dinosaur Department Store

dinosaur department store

Our feisty heroine Eliza Jane isn’t your average child. Instead of a cute, fluffy bunny, she has her heart firmly set on a prehistoric pet. Join Eliza Jane and her parents on a marvellous magical tour of their local dinosaur department store. From huge, stomping sauropods stretching their necks to a pair of loved-up Ankylosaurs […]

The Paper Dolls

The Paper Dolls

The Paper Dolls is a stunning, lyrical story of childhood, memory and the power of imagination from Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo , and award-winning illustrator Rebecca Cobb. A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and […]

Tatty Ratty

Tatty ratty

Molly’s toy rabbit, Tatty Ratty, is lost again. Might he be driving a train?…or sailing on a pirate ship? An imaginative and heart-warming story, with glowing illustrations from Helen Cooper, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Knock Knock Superhero

Knock Knock Superhero Book

Pasta Man has run out of Pasta Power. . . Can our young hero help him to get his powers back and defeat evil Madame Chilli, who wants to rule the world with lashings of chilli sauce? With action-packed adventure and bright, detailed artwork, this is the ultimate fun-filled counting storybook!

The Polar Express

the polar express

Discover The Polar Express, a true Christmas classic. “Magical” Guardian “Evocative and atmospheric” Sunday Times “A thrilling tale” Independent All aboard the Polar Express to the North Pole! Follow one boy’s journey to receive a very special gift from Santa himself: a bell that only true believers in Father Christmas can hear ring. Discover the […]

Books Celebrating The Joys of Childhood

5 Picture Books Celebrating The Joy Of Childhood

5 Picture Books Celebrating The Joy Of Childhood – Ashok Banker With his own new picture book ‘I am Brown’ celebrating being a child, Ashok Banker picks out 5 favourite picture books that celebrate the joys of childhood.

Picture Books on BIG Topics for Small Children

5 Books on Big Topics for Small Children

5 books on big topics for small children, selected by author Donna David. Donna says ‘Picture books are my favourite thing! They can make me snort with laughter or quietly chuckle. They can inspire me to visit somewhere or learn a new skill. Sharing books with my young children make up a large portion of […]

Colours, Colours Everywhere

Colours, Colours Everywhere

A stunning book about colours full of gorgeous, breathtaking landscapes, with amazing flaps to lift and holes to peep through. From Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo, and Sharon King-Chai, who together created the award-winning Animalphabet and Counting Creatures. Follow a little girl as she paints her own adventure with her bright blue tree […]

Superworm

Superworm

Meet the wiggliest, squiggliest superhero in the world in the funny picture book by the number one bestselling author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog. “Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! Hip, hip, hooray for SUPERWORM!” Super-long and super-strong, Superworm is always on hand to help […]

Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl

Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl

When a group of bullies steal a poor newspaper boy’s money, his bag suddenly flies into the air and the newspapers transform into Origami Girl. Joey is whisked away on away on a hair-raising chase with his new superhero friend in order to confront the bullies!

Eco Girl

Eve loves all the trees in the forest near her home. She feels their magic, but her favourite is the Baobab tree. If only she could talk to the trees! Then, on a birthday visit to Grandma, deep in the forest, Eve gets a magical surprise. What could it be? It’s something that Eve must […]

Kipper’s Toybox

A classic Kipper picture book, perfect for sharing together. Kipper has one, two, three, four, five, six favourite toys. But he’s worried. Someone or something has been nibbling a hole in his toybox. What can it be? And are his toys safe? If you look very closely at the pictures you might just spot the […]

The Teddy Robber

Someone is stealing teddies. But who could it be? Who is the Teddy Robber? When Tom’s own teddy is snatched in the dead of night, he is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery…A friendly, warmhearted and cheerful story that makes the perfect bedtime read for young children, teddies and Giants!

The Wooden Camel

Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo’s father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now? From acclaimed Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu and award-winning illustrator Manuela Adreani, this […]

Stanley’s Stick

Stanley’s Stick is a teaming-up of hefty talents – glorious poet John Hegley and award-winning illustrator Neal Layton. Stanley’s stick is not just a stick. With a stick in hand, Stanley’s options are endless – he flies to the moon, writes in the sand, goes fishing, plays a whistle and rides a dinosaur – and […]

Life on Earth: Dinosaurs

Life on Earth Dinosaurs

When did the dinosaurs live? How did they hunt? And why is the T-Rex the scariest dinosaur? Find out the answer to these and many more questions in this fun fact-filled lift the flap book. Discover the secrets of the prehistoric era with 100 questions and answers about dinosaurs and more than 70 lift-flaps to […]

If I had a dinosaur

A little girl dreams of having her very own pet. But what kind of animal would make the best companion? A mouse is too small; a cat is too ordinary; and a fish is too… wet! As she plays with her toy dinosaur, inspiration strikes. What about a real, live dinosaur? She could ride it […]

Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

stomp dinosaur stomp

A rhythmic, read-aloud picture book. Perfect for little dinosaur fans! Mighty Tyrannosaurus loved stomp, stomp, stomping. Gigantic legs striding, enormous jaws opening… So stomp, Tyrannosaurus, stomp! Meet a different dinosaur on each page, in this bright, bold picture book. Just right for sharing together. Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining […]

Dinosaurs Don’t Draw

Dinosaurs aren’t known for their drawing – they’re known for their stamping and stomping and ROARING! All except for one creative young dinosaur who just can’t seem to stop! He transforms rocks, chalk, sticks and mud into the most wonderful works of art – much to the confusion of his fierce, fighting dinosaur family. But […]

There’s a T-Rex in Town

Join T. rex as he plays in the park, tries PE and goes to a sleepover. Along the way, discover just how big, strong and fast he really was! Have you ever wondered how dinosaurs would cope if they were alive today? What if they went to the dentist? What if they went to a […]

Tony T-Rex’s Family Album

Tony T-Rex’s Family Album is a humorous history of dinosaurs as told by Earth’s last surviving dinosaur, Tony. Tony pens a no-holds-barred family history, and the stories that surface reveal the defining characteristics of some of the most memorable creatures from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Tony’s memoir includes tales about his great-great-great-grandpa `Greedy Guts’ […]

The Wondrous Dinosaurium

Danny wants a new pet but he doesn t want a cat or a dog or even a parrot: he wants a dinosaur! But it turns out dinosaurs aren t the easiest pet to keep… The Wondrous Dinosaurium is a quirky, exciting story by author John Condon and illustrator Steve Brown. Join Danny as he […]

Lost in the Toy Museum: An Adventure

Join the adventure when the lights go out in the toy museum! One night, when the lights go out at the toy museum, everyone runs off and hides. Left all on his own, Bunting, the sensible old toy cat, sets out to look for them. As he follows the trail of clues through the museum, […]

The Marvellous Moon Map

“I’ve got you, and you’ve got me – so we’ll be all right” . . . One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Marvellous Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, Mouse soon realizes that he needs more […]

Laika the Astronaut

Laika is a homeless stray living on the streets of Moscow when she is picked by the Space Programme to be the first ever animal launched into orbit! But her rocket disappears and everyone thinks Laika is lost forever. Now you’ll discover in Owen Davey’s imaginative story that Laika was rescued by a loving new […]

You Can’t Eat a Princess!

When King Cupcake is captured by hungry aliens, it’s up to his feisty daughter, Princess Spaghetti, to save him! So she blasts off into space to show those naughty aliens who’s boss. But how can she stop them from having the king for dinner? Only by introducing them to something even tastier than people: chocolate! […]

A Place for Pluto

Pluto got the shock of his life when he was kicked out of the famous nine. His planet status was stripped away, leaving him lost and confused. Poor Pluto! On his quest to find a place where he belongs, he talks to comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. He doesn’t fit in anywhere! But when Pluto is […]

Look Inside: Space

Why do stars shine? And how was the moon made? Children can blast off into space with this fantastic interactive flap book revealing the secrets of the Universe. Vibrant illustrations and simple explanations combined with over 70 flaps to lift. Each double page covers a different topic, including ‘Glittering galaxies’, ‘On the Moon’ and ‘Space […]

Disappearing Acts: A Search-and-Find Book of Endangered Animals

In this beautiful search-and-find book, readers are invited to find a variety of endangered animals within their habitats. Densely detailed landscapes of a rainforest, coral reef, mountains and skies are harbouring within them numbats, and snow leopards and mountain gorillas. Isabella Bunnell’s glorious watercolours makes the job of scouring the images even more fun. At […]

Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

It’s a book of world records… of bones! Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons! Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals’ skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed […]

Stone Soup

Step into the magical world of Child’s Play fairy tales… Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures. Retold from the originals, these lively stories will captivate readers with their delightful illustrations and fun lift-up flaps which really add to the action. The ‘flip-up’ flaps encourage prediction and discussion, and well-known stories will give […]

Katie Morag Delivers the Mail

Welcome to the Island of Struay, home of one of the best-loved characters in children’s books and as seen on TV – Katie Morag McColl! When the village mail gets muddled, it’s up to Katie Morag to sort things out – with a little help from Grannie Island and her tractor…

Where’s My Teddy?

A case of mistaken identity among teddy bears – and a phenomenal bestseller! Little Eddy loses his toy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods – where he’s in for a gigantic surprise.

I Want My Hat Back

A bear searches for his missing hat in the bestselling, multiple award-winning picture book debut of Jon Klassen. In his bestselling debut picture book, the multiple award-winning Jon Klassen, illustrator of This Is Not My Hat and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole , tells the story of a bear who’s hat has gone. And […]

Goodnight Already!

A hilarious bedtime story from debut children’s book author Jory John, and Benji Davies, illustrator of Storm Whale. Meet Bear. He’s exhausted. All he wants is to go to sleep. Meet Duck, Bear’s persistent next-door neighbour. All he wants is to hang out… with Bear. How will Bear ever fall asleep!

Pom Pom Gets The Grumps

A delightful and hilarious new character from exciting new author and illustrator talent, Sophy Henn, creator of the highly acclaimed picture book, Where Bear? When Pom Pom Panda wakes up in a BAD mood one morning, nothing is right. And then things go from bad to worse. A fresh and funny new take on toddler […]

The Pirates of Scurvy Sands

This summer, Matilda is going on holiday with her friends, the Jolley-Rogers. Their destination is the island of Scurvy Sands – a favourite holiday destination for pirates. When Matilda arrives, the swashbuckling residents are not too impressed with her. She has clean teeth, tidy clothes and doesn’t smell like she’s been at sea for six […]

A Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals

There once was a hungry lion, a penguin (Well he was just here…), a little calico kitten (I could have sworn I just saw him…), a brown mouse (Now wait a second…), a bunny with floppy ears and a bunny with un-floppy ears (Okay this is just getting ridiculous), a frog, a bat, a pig, […]

The Happy Lion

A wonderful feel good message about learning who you are, and finding happiness and a real friend. The lion at the little French zoo is a favourite of all the townspeople. Every day they stop by to feed him tidbits and say, ‘Bonjour, Happy Lion.’ Naturally, when the lion finds his door open, he decides […]

How to Be a Lion

You don’t have to ROAR to be heard… Meet Leonard – a lion like no other. Leonard’s best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don’t they? What will the pair do when their way of life is threatened? From the New York Times-bestselling author of Max the Brave comes a powerful story […]

The Green Giant

A beautiful eco-tale from the winner of the Batsford Prize You’ve met the Iron Giant, the Big Friendly Giant and the Selfish Giant. Now meet the Green Giant! A young girl, Bea, and her dog, Iris, are staying with her grandad in the country. Bea is bored, but Iris’s adventures lead them to the small […]

King of the Swamp

From a brand-new picture book duo, this is a striking and unique story perfect for little people interested in climate awareness and looking after nature. McDarkly lives quietly all on his own, growing orchids in his dank swamp, until one day his peace is disturbed by an arrogant king who wants to turn the swamp […]

The Dancing Tiger

This magical, tender tale about a girl, a tiger and a great-grandmother is a joyous dance through the changing seasons. From the moment the book is opened, we are invited into woodland suffused with moonlight and, as the tiger’s story is revealed in all its beautiful simplicity, we are left pondering the power of the […]

When Sadness Comes to Call

Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 and the V&A Book Cover Award 2020! When Sadness arrives, try not to be afraid: give it a name, listen to it and spend some time together. Maybe all it wants is to know that it’s welcome. This beautiful debut by author-illustrator talent Eva Eland takes a poignant […]

Oh No, Bobo!

Bobo is sure one of his jungle friends will be able to help. He plucks a feather here and a tuft of hair there but only causes upset! Bobo is left despondent and still without a pillow. But when Elsie the elephant enthusiastically strokes Bobo and wraps him up in her trunk in an effort […]

Where the Wild Things Are

One night Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief of one kind and another, so his mother calls him ‘Wild Thing’ and sends him to bed without his supper. That night a forest begins to grow in Max’s room and an ocean rushes by with a boat to take Max to the place […]

The Night Iceberg

It’s hard when you have to share everything with your baby brother. Tofta doesn’t want to at all. So when an iceberg drifts past her window, she decides that it’s her iceberg and she’s not going to share it with anyone. But when five hundred playful penguins turn up, Tofta finds that sharing can be […]

Charlie and Lola

A classic Charlie and Lola picture book about fussy eating. Perfect for difficult dinner times! Lola will not peas. In fact she won’t eat carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, cabbage or baked beans. And she will absolutely not ever NEVER eat a tomato. But when Charlie explains that peas are actually green drops from Greenland, and carrots […]

How Rude

Join Dot and Duck in a simple, yet hilarious, story about kindness, manners and friendship that gets more and more chaotic with every turn of the page! Dot invites Duck to a tea party, but from the moment Duck enters the house, the tea party descends into chaos; from licking sandwich fillings to spitting tea, […]

How Selfish

The hilarious follow-up title to How Rude! which introduced us to the wonderful duo, Dot and Duck. They’re back to share even more giggles in this sweet story about sharing, manners and friendship. One day Dot and Duck find a stick, only Dot thinks it’s a sword and Duck thinks it’s a flag. When Dot […]

Press Here

The longest-running picture book on the New York Times bestseller list, now available in a board book Press the yellow dot on the cover of this interactive children’s book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising touch book instructs the reader to push the button, shake it […]

The Big Book of Magical Mix-Ups

Would you like to turn your nosy brother into an inflatable rabbit? Or transform your bossy babysitter into a giant doughnut? If so, then this is the book for you. Enter Nick Sharratt’s world of magical mix-ups in this gorgeous new edition of the much-loved book. Create countless combinations of rib-tickling spells with this crazy […]

Lottie Potter Wants An Otter

A feel-good, rhyming picture book, packed full of outrageously funny otters from multi-award-winning author, Jeanne Willis, with hilarious illustrations by Leonie Lord. When little Lottie Potter goes to Trotter’s Otter shop to buy a new pet, she certainly doesn’t expect to find quite so many kinds. There are spotty otters, potty otters, snotty otters and […]

Bear Came Along

From award-winning author Richard T. Morris and bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community. Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn’t know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures aren’t any fun by yourself, […]

Dragons Loves Tacos

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose. Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want […]

I Am Brown

I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you’re in – of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.

I Knew You Could Do It!

I knew you could do it! I knew that you could! Of everyone out there I knew that you would. A celebration of everyday accomplishments as well as life’s milestones, I Knew You Could Do It applauds anyone who has overcome hurdles and challenges, and also cheers them into the future. And for anyone who […]

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

“This is the first time There’s ever been you , So I wonder what wonderful things You will do.” In this timeless poem about growing up, Emily Windfield Martin explores all the things you can choose to be, from brave and bold to creative and wise. Filled with beautiful, quirky illustrations and clever read-aloud rhyme, […]

Happy Hatchday

Happy Hatchday

The first book in a cracking series about the loveable Dinosaur Juniors, from the creative genius behind the #DrawWithRob phenomenon and the bestselling and award-winning Blown Away ! A creatively cretaceous story about first steps and new friends, and the first book in the Dinosaur Junior series! From the bestselling and multi-award-winnning Rob Biddulph, creator […]

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

Harry finds some dusty plastic dinosaurs in Nan’s attic. He cleans them, finds out their names and takes them everywhere – until, one day, the dinosaurs get lost! The lost property man gets a surprise when Harry proves the dinosaurs are his by calling them over to him.

Toys in Space

Toys in Space

What happens when you leave your toys out in the garden at night? They get beamed into space – that’s what! Join our plucky band as they explore the cosmos, and help out one lonely alien along the way…

The Great Race

The Great Race

Which animal will win the race and get the first year of the Chinese calendar named after them? Race along with Rat, Monkey, Dragon, and their companions while discovering the origin of the Chinese Zodiac. This bright and colourful book includes intriguing notes about the Chinese calendar, the festivals, and the animal that rules each […]

Our Story Starts in Africa

Our Story Starts in Africa

When Paloma goes to visit her family in Trinidad, she doesn’t feel that she fits in. But Tante Janet has a story to tell her: An ancient story of warrior queens and talking drums, of treasures and tales that span thousands of years… a story that Paloma shares in, because her story starts in Africa, […]

The Comet

The Comet

From the award-winning Joe Todd-Stanton, comes an exquisite and heartfelt picture book touching on the bewildering experience of moving house. This beautiful story explores how this can affect a child’s sense of belonging, but also how it can open them up to new and wonderful experiences. When Nyla has to leave her home in the […]

Home: Where Our Story Begins

Home Where Our Journey Begins

Wherever we may choose to roam, We need a place to call our home. Follow a little bear as he discovers a host of animal homes and more in this beautiful die-cut picture book that explores what home looks like for different kinds of creatures.

Brick: Who Found Herself in Architecture

Brick: Who Found Herself in Architecture

A young brick goes on a journey to find her place in the world by visiting ten celebrated brick structures around the globe. Brick’s observations begin at home and then extend globally as she travels to a diverse list of brick structures – Malbork Castle in Poland, Mahabodhi Buddhist Temple in India, Grosvenor Estate apartments in […]

The Story of Pinocchio

Young children will love this charming retelling of the much-loved tale. The story of the wooden puppet that wants to be a real boy is brought to life in this classic picture book with stunning illustrations and simple text.

Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

stomp dinosaur stomp

A rhythmic, read-aloud picture book. Perfect for little dinosaur fans! Mighty Tyrannosaurus loved stomp, stomp, stomping. Gigantic legs striding, enormous jaws opening… So stomp, Tyrannosaurus, stomp! Meet a different dinosaur on each page, in this bright, bold picture book. Just right for sharing together. Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining […]

One World: 24 Hours on Planet Earth

Nicola Davies and Jenni Desmond’s first collaboration: a spectacular tour of Planet Earth and a powerful rallying cry. Where on Earth are you, right now? It’s late where I am and almost everyone’s asleep, but I’m awake, looking out into the night. Wondering… As the clock strikes midnight, a little girl and her sister visit […]

Flooded

Flooded is the funny and beautifully illustrated tale of animals who live in a city that is ever so slowly flooding. The flood comes gradually at first . All the animals ignore the obvious and go about their busy lives, disjointed from one another and preoccupied by their own problems. Eventually, the flood water reaches […]

The Baker by the Sea

A lyrical, richly illustrated storybook about community and family – set against the backdrop of a seaside fishing village.

Lifesize Baby Animals

Let’s go on a LIFESIZE adventure! Step into the book and see how you measure up against some of the world’s most amazing BABY animals. Go eye to eye with a baby blue whale, snuggle up with some red panda cubs and open the FOLD-OUT PAGES to discover a LIFESIZE baby African elephant! This interactive […]

When I See Red

The heroine of this beautifully illustrated story feels her anger like a storm in a dark forest. It sweeps her away, and she thunders and howls. She pours down her emotions like sheets of rain; rage surges like a wind whipping angry waves. Her anger takes her on a wild ride. Appropriate for a wide […]

How Winston Came Home for Christmas

Join Winston the mouse as he sets out on another irresistible Christmas adventure! From Alex T. Smith, bestselling author of the Claude series, comes How Winston Came Home for Christmas – the festive sequel to the much-loved How Winston Delivered Christmas . Full of gorgeous colour artwork and Christmassy activities for all the family to […]

The Christmas Pine

A magical picture book for Christmas, written in perfect, heartfelt rhyme by Julia Donaldson, bestselling creator of Zog and Superworm. Deep in a snowy wood stands a little pine tree with a special destiny: when it grows up, it’s going to be the famous Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square! This is the perfect picture book […]

The Wall and the Wild

the wall and the wild

In a plot of land at the edge of town, Ana grows only perfectly-sized plants and perfect-looking flowers, and throws all the irregular shoots and uneven seeds over the wall into the disorderly Wild. But as her garden gets tidier, neater and more constrained, the Wild begins to grow…

Super Silly Museums

Going to the museum has never been so much fun! Much-loved illustrator Nick Sharratt invites you to stroll around eight magnificently silly museums, in this picture-book giggle-fest that will keep children entertained for hours. Sturdy fold-out pages open to reveal a feast of laughs, silliness, dreadful puns and crazy objects. Step inside the super-stinky Poo-seum, […]

Gretel the Wonder Mammoth

A mammoth NEW picture book from the award-winning Kim Hillyard! One peaceful Tuesday morning, a loud CRACK could be heard as the last mammoth on earth broke free from her icy shell – here comes Gretel the Wonder Mammoth! Everyone is so excited to meet her but as she settles into her new life, Gretel […]

Omar, The Bees And Me

An uplifting story on sustainability, in response to many ‘heavy’ green titles coming to the market that children often find intimidating. Omar, The Bees and Me encourages children to look after nature in local communities planting wild flowers to form bee corridors. Themes around cultural identity are also explored through Omar (a new boy from […]

Hom

Hom is the last of his kind. I don’t know what kind of creature he is, and nobody knows he exists… apart from me. When a boy washes up on a desert island, he is sure he’s on his own in the world. But there’s someone else living there: Hom, a peace-loving creature who has […]

The Last Seaweed Pie

The Sea-ple live in the ocean and the Tree-ple live in the jungle. When the Tree-ple start to throw their waste in the sea, the two worlds collide. Then a young Tree-ple has an idea. A heart-warming story about ocean conservation and communities working together. A donation of 3% of the cover price goes to […]

What the Elephant Heard

Told in gentle rhyming verse, this beautiful non-fiction picture book follows the story of a herd of African elephants as they journey across the parched savannah in search for a water hole. The matriarch tells of all the sounds of the savannah, and how the landscape has changed over the years. Still, she remembers where […]

Counting Creatures

A stunning counting book full gorgeous baby animals, with amazing flaps to lift and holes to peep through. From Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo , and Sharon King-Chai, who together created the award-winnning Animalphabet. From a leopard with her cubs, to a frog and its tadpoles, young readers will delight in counting each […]

My Shadow is Pink

My Shadow is Pink is a beautifully written rhyming story that touches on the subjects of gender identity, self acceptance, equality and diversity. Inspired by the author’s own little boy, ‘Shadow’s’ main character likes princesses, fairies and things ‘not for boys’…he soon learns (through the support of his dad) that everyone has a shadow that […]

Wolf Girl

Allow yourself to be enchanted in this magical story of Sophy, the young girl whose extraordinary adventure with a real wolf helps her discover her inner confidence. Sophy is a shy girl who struggles to fit in in the outside world. She is happiest at home, playing in her wolf suit in her den. It […]

I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Mabel. A girl who didn’t like books. She used them for all sorts of things, from juggling to sledging, but she NEVER looked at the stories inside. Until the books decided they had had ENOUGH!

The Bat Book

Go on an adventure in the shadows with award-winning author and illustrator Charlotte Milner. Discover why these mammals are essential to the world we live in, learn just how much they matter, why they are under threat, and what we can do to help. Bright, bold, and beautiful illustrations accompany fascinating fun facts about these […]

Mrs Noah’s Garden

The flood is over – but while Mr Noah builds a house out of the ark, Mrs Noah creates a garden. Luckily her famous pockets contain seeds and she has some help from the children – and the creatures. Midsummer morning brings some very special surprises! This magical story from the creators of Mrs Noah’s […]

Paris Cat

A sassy cat from the back alleys of Paris believes she is quite different to the rest of the rabble. She can do anything she sets her mind to – even if others don’t think so. Leaving her cat family behind, she sets off to explore Paris. Cat meets legendary singer Edith Piaf, creates her […]

Sneaky Beak

Is your bath BUBBLY enough? Is your bed BOUNCY enough? Is your cereal CRUNCHY enough? Don’t delay – call Sneaky Beak TODAY for deals beyond your wildest dreams! Bear and Hamster are perfectly content… until gadget-mad salesman, Sneaky Beak, arrives. But when they finally have it all, will Bear and Hamster really be happier? A […]

Old Man of the Sea

Every Sunday, Grandpa waited for me in his room, and I took my place at the foot of the bed. There were days when Grandpa wanted to talk, and days when we sat in silence. Then one day, Grandpa began telling me stories about his life at sea – tales of love and adventure and […]

Orchestra

A stunning illustrated guide to the orchestra, from the instruments that comprise it to some of the most groundbreaking composers and great modern works. Before there were DJs, rock stars, pop groups and jazz trios… there was the orchestra. Whether it takes centre stage or brings performances and motion pictures to life, the orchestra is […]

Little Unicorn is Angry

A book that encourages children to name their emotions and manage them effectively using breathing exercises. Little Unicorn is just like all the other unicorns – well, nearly. He has a magic mane that changes colours depending on how he is feeling. Today he is feeling angry. Nothing is going the way he wants it […]

Greta and the Giants

This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg – the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis – using allegory to make this important topic accessible to young children. Greta is a little girl who lives in a beautiful forest […]

Pop-Up Moon

Open this book and discover the dazzling magic of the moon! Find out where it came from, why it seems to change shape, how its power affects the earth, and what causes an eclipse. Shoot into space with the Saturn V rocket and travel back in time to join the first men on the moon…

Charles Darwin’s On The Origin Of Species

The first ever picture-book retelling of Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species . ‘A long, long time ago, before humans even existed, the living world looked very different from how it looks today.’ For most of human history, people believed that everything in the world was created at once. But scientists started to challenge […]

Monsters: A Magic Lens Hunt

Investigate haunted castles, spooky forests and even outer space with a monster-revealing magic lens in this striking and unusual book. Children’s favourite monsters are hidden inside each page waiting to jump out when the magic lens is held over them. Mythological creatures, ghostly spirits and monsters from film and fiction all make an appearance. Brief, […]

Tomorrow

Yazan no longer goes to the park to play, and he no longer sees his friend who lives next door. Everything around him is changing. His parents sit in front of the television with the news turned up LOUD and Yazan’s little red bike leans forgotten against the wall. Will he ever be able to […]

There’s Room for Everyone

If there’s room in the world for all the birds in the sky and whales in the ocean, why do humans always fight for space? This young child’s reflections carry a profound message of peace and tolerance . A child grows and discovers the world. As he lies awake at night, he sees there’s enough […]

Mince Spies

Who or what is destroying all the Christmas treats in the supermarkets? Santa sends his Mince Spies on a secret mission to uncover the culprits. With puff-pastry jetpacks, shortcrust walkie-talkies and squirty whipped cream they foil the villains – with a bit of help from Santa. A hilarious rhyming romp of a story with a […]

The Visitor

A story about friendship and shyness, full of light and colour, that plays out in a mini theatre. Elise was frightened—of spiders, people, even trees. So she never went out, night or day. One day a strange thing flies in through the window and lands at her feet. And then there comes a knock at […]

Loved to Bits

My Ted’s special. Stripy Ted. We make adventures round my bed. But he’s no longer at his best… so will I love him more – or less? Find out in this tender, action-packed and funny book from the multi award-winning Teresa Heapy and Katie Cleminson.

You’re Safe With Me

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones can’t sleep. SWISH-SWISH! CRACK-TRACK! FLASH-SNAP! goes the storm. Only Mama Elephant with her words of wisdom can reassure them. “You’re […]

Star in the Jar

An enchanting bedtime story for toddlers, perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers’ How To Catch a Star. Up high, in the dark, dark sky … a message: LOST, ONE SMALL STAR. When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a jar and takes it on adventures. Together with his big […]

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors

A laugh-out-loud funny new children’s book from the author of The Day the Crayons Quit. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors reveals the epic tale behind everyone’s favourite playground game! You’ve played the game…now read the book. Long ago in the Kingdom of Backgarden lived a fearsome warrior named ROCK. ROCK was undefeated in battle, […]

Spyder

Spyder

Introducing… Spyder – code name 0008 (legs). It’s not easy being a super special secret agent when you’re only as big as a pin badge. But when a birthday cake is under threat, SPYDER is called upon. It’s time to pack the spy-kit with binoculars, a top-secret laser pen and… a banana. Will Spyder save […]

Jabari Jumps

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash. Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swimming test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all. “Looks […]

If All the World Were…

A moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl’s love for her granddad and how she copes when he’s gone, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho. This beautifully illustrated, powerful and ultimately uplifting text is the ideal way to introduce children to the concept of death and dying, particularly children who have lost a […]

Never Show a T-Rex a Book

What would happen if you showed a T-Rex a book? Well, she wouldn’t know what to do with it . . . would she? A madcap, super silly adventure story rooted in the transformative power of books, created by incredible new picture-book duo Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Diane Ewen.

Albert Talbot Master of Disguise

A story of imagination and adventure from the acclaimed author of The Misadventures of Frederick , Ben Manley, and Daddy Long Legs illustrator Aurelie Guillerey . Who will Albert be next? A fearless mountaineer, a brilliant mechanical engineer or a galactic megalord? Anything is possible with an imagination like Albert’s as he powers through his […]

Stevie Wonder

At just 8 years old, it was clear that Steveland Judkins was going to be a star. Renamed Stevie Wonder for his astonishing talent on the piano and other instruments, he wrote and performed some of the biggest hits of the 1970s. Stevie became known for his inventiveness, his soulful voice and the social commentary […]

She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game

Throughout history, women have been told that they couldn’t achieve their dreams, no matter how hard they tried. Women athletes have faced their own unique set of challenges, across countless sports and levels of play. In this third She Persisted book, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to women who have excelled in their sports because of […]

Golden Domes & Silver Lanterns

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, readers will learn about a different color of the Muslim world on each spread with a young Muslim girl […]

Amazing

A little boy and his pet dragon are the very best of friends. They laugh, they sing, they dance, they snooze. They are both amazing – just like everyone else! A celebration of friendship and being yourself with a positive message about celebrating diversity. The perfect platform to start conversations about the importance of understanding […]

Susan Laughs

Susan laughs, she sings, she flies, she swings. She’s good, she’s bad, she’s happy and she’s sad. In fact, Susan is just like everybody else, even though she is in a wheelchair.

My Daddies

A funny, heartfelt picture-book celebrating same-sex parents and shared story time, perfect for introducing children to the different kinds of family in the world today. Set off on a series of incredible adventures with an adorable family as the stories they read burst into colourful life. Battle dragons, dodge deadly dinosaurs, zoom to the moon […]

The Blanket Bears

An accessible, warm-hearted story, written by an adoptive parent, centred around two young bears who find themselves out in the cold, alone, and begin their journey to being adopted into a forever family. The story acknowledges the mix of emotions children being adopted can feel – the fear and worry, as well as the joy […]

Specs for Rex

Rex has new glasses and he HATES them! He does NOT want to wear them to school, and he tries to hide them – in the strangest places! But it’s pretty tricky hiding specs that are so big, and round and RED . . . It’s funny how things turn out, though, because Rex’s specs […]

Eliot Midnight Superhero

By day, Eliot is a quiet boy who likes to read and play with his toys. But when the clock strikes midnight, Eliot is transformed into a superhero! When he’s not showing off his incredible swimming skills or wowing the crowds with his expert lion-taming, you can find him assisting the Queen. One day Eliot […]

Freddie and the Fairy

Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo , and illustrated by Karen George, Freddie and the Fairy is a delightfully witty, rhyming tale. Freddie wants nothing more than a pet, so when the fairy Bessie-Belle offers to grant his wishes, he knows just what to ask for. But Bessie-Belle can’t hear very well […]

The Perfect Shelter

A powerfully told story from Clare Helen Welsh and Asa Gilland that explores the emotions we feel when someone we love is battling a serious illness. At first, nobody knew. It seemed as if today would be like yesterday forever, the perfect day to build a shelter in the woods. Then, my sister changed – […]

Max the Champion

Max is mad about sport. As he gets up, has breakfast and heads off to school, he is dreaming of competing in world class sporting events. In his real day, he and his class win the school football match and, in his imagination, he and his friends are winning the World Cup. This is a […]

Billy and the Beast

From the author of Bumblebear, comes a new heroine for our times. Introducing: Billy! Whilst on a lovely walk in the woods, Billy and her trusty sidekick Fatcat hear a terrible rumble… a terrible rumble coming from a Terrible Beast … He’s making a Terrible Soup out of all of Billy and Fatcat’s friends! Luckily, […]

Polonius the Pit Pony

When Polonius the pit pony escapes from the coal mine he’s worked in all his life, he joins a family of Travellers. Although he enjoys the freedom and the fresh air that their lifestyle offers, he wishes he could give something back to the family in return. When the chance arrives for him to do […]

Me and My Sister

A celebration of the highs and lows of having a much loved but differently abled brother or sister. This appealing brother and sister duo spend a lot of their day together, eating meals, going to school and playing. But life with an autistic sibling is not always easy. Through the eyes of the brother, we […]

Pablo and the Noisy Party

Pablo thinks differently! Pablo’s mum takes him to his cousin Lorna’s birthday party, but Pablo gets scared of the noisy party. Pablo hides in the car, and soon his friends come to join him. Pablo’s friends help him realise that it’s OK if he doesn’t want to go to the party. This lovely and heartwarming […]

Bear Shaped

bear shaped

Jack and Bear are the best of friends. Jack loves Bear because he makes him feel brave. But one day Bear disappears and Jack suddenly feels all alone with a big Bear-shaped hole in his heart. Word soon gets around that Bear is missing and Jack starts to receive kind messages from strangers all over […]

Milo Imagines the World

Milo Imagines the World is a warm and richly satisfying story from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book duo , about a little boy with a big imagination who learns that you can’t know anyone just by looking at them. Set in a bustling city, and full of a family love that […]

Talking is Not My Thing

The autistic sister in this sibling pair is non verbal, but she finds plenty of ways to communicate and have fun with her brother. Although she can’t talk, this little girl understands everything, and has plenty to say, and lots of ideas. Through body language, drawing pictures, making gestures or using flash cards, she is […]

The Best Diwali Ever

Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heart-warming picture book about Diwali, siblings and how very special this celebration can be. This year, Ariana has plans to make Diwali an extra special celebration, with yummy sweets, divas around the house, pretty clothes, fireworks and… the rangoli competition, of course. “This year, I am DEFINITELY […]

The Can Caravan

A Traveller girl with a passion for design and technology collects cans for her local recycling plant and uses the metal to renovate an elderly neighbour’s caravan. When Janie’s neighbour Mrs Tolen goes into hospital with a broken hip, it looks as though she will have to move out of her old caravan and into […]

The Gifts that Grow

The Gifts That Grow is a tale of generational love expressed through the importance of nurturing our environment for future generations to enjoy, even though we may never benefit from its rewards ourselves.

The Katha Chest

Six-year-old Asiya loves to go to Nanu’s house. Best among all of Nanu’s treasures is the big old chest filled with quilts that tell the stories of the women in Asyia’s family. With gorgeous, fresh and beautifully colourful illustrations inspired by Bangladeshi katha quilts and traditional West Bengali pattachitra panel illustrations, The Katha Chest is […]

The Most Exciting Eid

Just one more sleep before EID! Safa is so excited for Eid-al-Fitr. She loves drawing henna patterns on her hands, decorating her home and munching on biryani, kebabs and samosas. It is the perfect day. Then the best part comes: she gets to open her presents! She is gifted a shiny pink bicycle. The only […]

The Neighbourhood Surprise

Koya and her friends, Hassan and Alex, love to visit their neighbour, Mrs Fig. When they find out Mrs Fig is moving to a retirement home, they want to help their parents plan her going away party! When cooking for the party, the children are aware of everyone’s dietary needs and are excited to prepare […]

The Perfect Fit

No matter how hard she tries, Triangle doesn’t roll like the circles, or stack like the squares…so she sets off to find friends that look exactly like her. But when she finds the other triangles, playtime isn’t as fun. She misses the shapes that roll and stack; she misses being different. So she starts a […]

The Same But Different

From the bestselling author of How Are You Feeling Today?, this picture book encourages children to celebrate uniqueness and diversity and helps them to challenge stereotypes. The Same but Different explores the ways in which we’re all unique as well as the similarities we all share. Using everyday examples, clear explanations and colourful illustrations by […]

Wanda’s Words Got Stuck

A magic-filled rhyming picture book, perfect for any child who feels anxious about talking. Wanda the witch is so shy she can’t talk! No matter how hard she tries, the words won’t come out. But when another nervous little witch called Flo joins her class, it seems that Wanda’s not the only one who worries […]

What the Jackdaw Saw

The jackdaw wants all his friends to come to his party, but when he calls out his invitation the animals just touch their heads. Why won’t they answer? And what do their actions mean? Luckily a brown owl can help him with the puzzle! This book about friendship and sign language was created by Julia […]

So Much

Mum and baby are home alone when – DING DONG! – Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And they all want to hug and kiss and squeeze and eat the baby right up … because everybody loves the baby SO MUCH! A special 25th anniversary edition of […]

Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion

This inspiring picture book tells the true story of world-famous deaf percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie . This is a story of music. Of obstacles. Of strength and hard work. Of all you can accomplish when you dream. As a child, Evelyn Glennie’s ears began to hurt. Voices became distant whispers. Ringing phones sounded like muffled […]

Little Glow

An important story which amplifies the importance of introverts, while showcasing the amazing celebrations of light across our diverse communities.

LOVE

Funny, emotional and uplifting picture book about separation and love, to help children understand their emotions. Everyone loves everyone in Tess’s house, but when Tess has to leave for school for the very first time, she is worried that her family’s love might not stretch that far. Mum explains that love is like a string, […]

Mole’s Spectacles

Lift the flaps and join in the fun with Mole’s Spectacles , a brilliant story in the bestselling Tales from Acorn Wood preschool series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo . Mole has lost his spectacles. He searches all around his house, in the garden and even in Weasel’s sweetshop, but […]

My Big Fantastic Family

A funny and moving story about how a little girl copes with change after her parents separate. When Dad says that he’s moving out, Lily-May feels all upside-down inside. But now Dad comes on Sundays, and they ride their bikes really fast and make secret dens together. Lily-May plays more just with Mum now, too […]

My Grandma and Me

In a true tale of a young girl in Iran and her grandmother, this beautiful ode to family celebrates small moments of love that become lifelong memories. In this big universe full of many moons, I have travelled and seen many wonders, but I have never loved anything or anyone the way I love my […]

My Hair

Joyous and vibrant, this captures perfectly the excitement of getting ready for a celebration, as well as showcasing a dazzling array of intricate hairstyles. This is a glorious debut from an exciting new partnership who both emerged from the FAB Prize for undiscovered BAME writers and illustrators.

My Magic Family

There are billions of families, a million ways to be. But in my magic family it’s Mummy, Mum and me! Let’s tell our family stories – fantastical and true – and we’ll find out who’s who to me, and who is who to you… In this celebratory, reassuring rhyming story a little girl with two […]

The Pirate Mums

Billy’s family is not what you’d call ordinary. His mums won’t listen to NORMAL music. They love to sing sea shanties and dance jigs in the lounge. Their clothes are highly unusual, they have a rude parrot for a pet, and their taste in house design is, well . . . FISHY. Billy wishes his […]

New Baby

Sofia and Bilal are twins, and they love making mischief together! When their family of four becomes five, the twins realise that sharing is harder than they had ever imagined . . . This beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect gift for children who are about to become older siblings for the first time. […]

Pablo Goes Shopping

Pablo and his friends are going to the supermarket, or as they like to call it, the super place! Tang loves the super place, but Mouse finds it too bright and too noisy . Pablo and friends find different ways to have a lovely time among all the sights and sounds of the Super Place.

Ramadan Moon

Ramadan, the month of fasting, Doesn’t begin all at once. It begins with a whisper And a prayer And a wish. Muslims all over the world celebrate Ramadan and the joyful days of Eid-ul-Fitr at the end of the month of fasting as the most special time of year. This lyrical and inspiring picture book […]

Spreading My Wings

A touching story about being proud of who we are and embracing our differences, written by TV star Nadiya Hussain. I am a boy, and this is Rayf, my bird. Rayf is my friend. On his first day of holiday camp, a little boy arrives with his bird best friend perched proudly on his shoulder, […]

A Superpower Like Mine

An empowering story about seeing the best in others and yourself, from Dr Ranj, bestselling author and the nation’s favourite doctor. Femi has SUPERPOWERS! But not the superhero kind – she can’t really fly or turn invisible. Femi’s dad says she has lots of superpowers on the inside that make her special. From kindness to […]

Cinnamon

In a hot, hot country, ringed with mountains on one side and jungle on the other, lives a princess called Cinnamon. Her eyes are made of pearls, which means that she is blind. And, for reasons her parents the Rajah and Rani cannot fathom, she will not talk. So they offer a reward to anyone […]

Dadaji’s Paintbrush

Discover that bereavement can be a beginning, not an ending, in this beautiful story of one boy’s grief when he loses his beloved grandfather. Dadaji loves to teach others to paint, especially his grandson. But after Dadaji passes away, the boy can’t bear to use the favourite paintbrush his grandfather left for him. When a […]

Eyes that Speak to the Stars

A young Asian boy notices that his eyes look different from his peers’ after seeing his friend’s drawing of them. After talking to his father, the boy realizes that his eyes rise to the skies and speak to the stars, shine like sunlit rays, and glimpse trails of light from those who came before-in fact, […]

Forever Star

A beautiful, heartfelt adventure, perfect for celebrating all kinds of family and the love that brings them together. This is the dark and starless sky, where just past the moon a planet drifts by. And this is the planet that’s full to the brim, with friendly and caring space people called… TIM! Meet Tim and […]

I Love Me!

Brimming with positivity, I Love Me! is a fun and empowering book of affirmations to help little ones stand tall. Written by Marvyn Harrison and with art by Diane Ewen (the award-winning illustrator of Floella Benjamin’s Coming to England ), this upbeat book is perfect for sharing, easy to put into practice, and celebrates the […]

In My Mosque

A big-hearted global celebration of mosques and the diverse worshippers that they welcome every day! My mosque feels safe like home. In my mosque, we pray for peace, love and joy. You are welcome in my mosque. Picked by School Library Journal for the Best Picture Books of 2021. Do you go regularly to a […]

Jabari Tries

Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister. Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! “It’ll be easy. I don’t need any help,” he declares. But […]

The Giant of Jum

“Fee!” he said, and “Fi!” he said, and “Fo!” he said and “Fum!” Look out children, the Giant of Jum is grumpy and hungry and he’s off in search of a tasty snack. And the tastiest of all is a boy called Jack! But Jack and his friends don’t see a scary giant, they see […]

You Can’t Take an Elephant on Holiday

Imagine playing minigolf with meerkats or building a sandcastle with an armadillo! And don’t even think about eating candyfloss when there’s an albatross about! Jam-packed with crazy creatures, this brilliant new book from the creators of You Can’t Take an Elephant on the Bus , You Can’t Let an Elephant Drive a Digger and You […]

The Perfect Rock

Ollie, Bea and Ula do everything together. They play in the waves, eat shellfish feasts and snuggle up together to sleep. But there comes a day in every otter’s life when they must find a perfect rock. One shiny and strong enough to crack open shells for themselves. When they find the best rock of […]

Find Your Happy

A joyful and imaginative book of feelings from the creator of The Happy News. Feeling happy is a wonderful thing! But do you ever feel sad or angry, frightened or shy? Everyone does sometimes, but with a little help from Sloth and the people you love, there is always a way to FIND YOUR HAPPY! […]

When I Was a Pirate

When I was a pirate, I woke up to whale song. A chorus of humpback, beluga and blue. They waved with their tails, as we sailed along. Back when I was a pirate, before I met you. Although these days Grandpa might prefer his rocking chair to climbing the rigging or hoisting the mainsail, he […]

Octopants: The Missing Pirate Pants

The long-awaited second book in the best-selling Octopants series from the hilarious and hugely talented Suzy Senior and Claire Powell! Pufferfish has lost his pants! Where COULD those undies be? Ahoy there, Pirate! Step aboard – Let’s join the search and see! Join Octopants, Pufferfish and their underwater pals on a pant-tastic adventure filled with […]

The Great Hamster Getaway

Raffleton Grey is as BORED as a hamster can be. He wants to go to the fair – but he’s STUCK in his cage. There’s only one thing for it . . . Get ready for the most exciting HAMSTER GETAWAY in history! Freedom means new friendships and tasty ice cream and fairground rides. But […]

Sam Plants a Sunflower

Discover the joy of growing things in this non-fiction nature picture book series from Axel Scheffler and the National Trust Sam loves big, yellow sunflowers, so when his friends Worm and Ladybird suggest he grows his own, he soon plants some seeds in his garden. Join Sam as he watches them grow, with fun flaps […]

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: Pirates Ahoy!

The detective dogs are back for a swashbuckling pirate adventure! Shifty and Sam have swapped their life of crime for a career in cupcakes. But when they’re asked to bake for a pirate party, they find themselves caught up in the middle of a robbery. Uh-oh! Captain Sharpwhiskers and his criminal crew have stolen Captain […]

A Lighthouse Story

On a rocky island in the middle of the sea, Eva’s Grandad is the keeper of the lighthouse. When storms brew and the mist descends, the lighthouse offers a beacon of hope to sailors trying to find their way home. Why were lighthouses first created? How does the light travel so far? What happens when […]

Grandude’s Green Submarine

As the Chillers explored, Lucy spotted a picture of Nandude, their adventurous grandmother. “When will we see her again?” asked Bob. “Perhaps we could go on an adventure to find her!” said Em… Grandude and the Chillers are back! Jump aboard Grandude’s magical green submarine and join the quest to find Nandude, following her musical […]

Slime? It’s Not Mine

A laugh-out-loud funny story, full of animal facts and … SLIME. Lenny the lemur is on holiday in California. He’s having a wonderful time swinging through the redwood trees, when – ew – he gets slimed! Lenny is determined to find the source of the slime, so off he sets… Lenny meets lots of slime-producing […]

The Runaway Pea

It’s time for tea, but one pesky pea has decided to ping himself off the plate in search of a party! The rogue pea shoots, flings and bounces across the kitchen as he embarks on his perilous adventure – but will he find the fun he is looking for or is the kitchen a scarier […]

Supermouse and the Volcano of Doom

supermouse volcano of doom

Supermouse is BACK! But with crime on the rise in Mouseopolis and trouble brewing at Mount Fondue, could this job be too much for one mouse to handle? It’s time to call for some back-up. This action-packed adventure is oozing with fun-filled lift-the-flaps, peep-through pages, and fiery fondue. Can you take the heat?

Ten Fat Sausages

Ten fat sausages sizzling in the pan… decide to escape, if they can! Come on a great escape through the kitchen as we follow each sausage that decides to make a run for it. Will they succeed or will the cat, blender, plug hole or fan prove their downfall? Michelle Robinson’s no-holds-barred humour is perfectly […]

Hot Dog

From the creators of Mince Spies , Santa Jaws and Jingle Smells comes another hilarious romp that’s guaranteed to make you laugh this summer! This is the story of a little hot dog who longs for just one thing: to be a REAL dog. But when the Mustard Fairy makes his dreams come true, will […]

The Couch Potato

The Couch Potato has everything within reach and doesn’t have to move from the sunken couch cushion. But when the electricity goes out, Couch Potato is forced to peel away from the comforts of the living room and venture outside. Could fresh air and sunshine possibly be better than the views on screen? Readers of […]

The Fish Who Could Wish

Deep in the ocean lives a fish whose wishes come true! He wishes for all sorts of crazy things – a castle, a car, and even fine clothes to wear. But he is a rather foolish fish and one day he wishes to be just like all the other fish . . . perhaps this […]

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Gorgeous gift edition of the classic join in story by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Shake up a snowstorm with this perfect gift for brave hunters and bear-lovers everywhere! We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For over a quarter of a century, readers have […]

The Wonky Donkey

The Wonky Donkey book

The Wonky Donkey picture book has sold over two million copies worldwide – this book and CD edition is the perfect gift! Who ever heard of a spunky hanky-panky cranky stinky-dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey? This hilarious book and CD will have children – and adults – braying with laughter! Lyrical, laugh-out-loud story and […]

The Squirrels Who Squabbled

the squirrels who squabbled

Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the […]

I Love You Blue Kangaroo

Every night Blue Kangaroo falls fast asleep, cuddled in Lily’s arms. But as new toy animals start arriving, Blue Kangaroo worries that there just isn’t enough room for him anymore. When he goes missing, Lily looks everywhere for him and it turns out NONE of the other toys mean as much to her as her […]

A Bear Called Paddington

The original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru – now a major movie star! Unabridged and illustrated in spectacular full-colour throughout, this beautiful large-sized edition of a much-loved classic will enchant established Paddington fans and a new generation of readers alike. “A bear on Paddington Station?” said Mrs Brown in amazement. “Don’t […]

Luna Loves Dance

Discover the joy of dancing and the importance of family, whatever your culture, ability or style with Luna! When Luna dances, she feels like the world’s volume turns up, like all colours brighten, like sunlight sparkles behind every cloud. But when she takes her dance exam she ducks, dives, spins and… falls. Luna thinks she […]

What the Ladybird Heard

what the ladybird heard book

With a cast of everyone’s favourite farm animals, What the Ladybird Heard is a brilliant rhyming adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are two crafty robbers with a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But little do they know that the […]

The Bumblebear

Norman is a bear. A bear who LOVES honey. According to Norman, there can never be enough honey; he needs to get his paws on more, more, more ! And who has the most honey? The bees, of course! So, dressed up in his very best bee onesie, he thinks he looks quite convincing as […]

I Really Really Need a Wee

Bush Baby is in a fix. She didn’t need a wee before she left home – now she needs one right away! Uh-oh! But what will she do if there’s just nowhere to go? A pant-wettingly funny tale of determination and self-awareness – packed with toilet humour! A funny tale of determination – packed with […]

Veg Patch Party

Glastonbury with veg! From the bestselling picture book team behind Kitchen Disco. The vegetables start waking up They stretch and rise and shine – They set up lots of stages, Cos it’s VEGGIE PARTY time! Mud, rain, vegetables. A winning combination!

Room on the Broom

How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind. A very funny story of quick wits and friendship, Room on the Broom is another smash hit from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo . The […]

Starwhal

Meet Starwhal, the narwhal with sparkle-tastic powers! In this magical mermaid adventure. Millie the mermaid has come to the Magic Pet Shop. And she’s in luck. There’s a brand-new, super-special pet for sale … Starwhal! A narwhal with the power to make anything sparkle and shimmer. Millie is over the moon with her new pet. […]

The Mega Magic Hair Swap

Two friends. One wish. Mai and Rose are best friends but they’re not two peas in a pod. Mai has dark hair that is curly and whirly and never stays put. Why couldn’t she have perfect hair just like her best friend Rose? Rose has blonde hair, as straight as a ruler, which slips and […]

The Princess and the Shoe

This sporty re-imagining of Cinderella is the perfect picture book for any princess (or prince) who prefers muddy trainers to glass slippers. Princess Jasmine is not like her stepsisters. She hates long dresses and sitting still and would much rather take part in the big cross-country race. So, when a fairy godmother appears with a […]

Six Dinner Sid

Sid is a cat who is addicted to having six meals a day and glories in this lifestyle. Manipulative, persuasive and a charmer he has wrapped everybody round his little paw – each owner believes that Sid belongs to them only . . . until the day he is found out!

When a Dragon Meets a Baby

A delightful, rhyming picture book that’s perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother. This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour, and deals with all those tricky emotions that bubble up when […]

The Whales on the Bus

Cranes on trains? Goats on boats? Dragons on wagons? Join in the fun with a host of colourful animals as they ride, soar, whizz and zoom on a whole range of exciting vehicles … from tigers on gliders to ducks on trucks. Add to that a text to read aloud to the tune of ‘The […]

Old Enough to Save the Planet

Meet kids – just like you – taking action against climate change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our planet starts here… with you.

The Most Important Animal of All

The Most Important Animal of All is a beautiful picture book, illustrated by award-winning Hannah Bailey, where a teacher challenges her class to decide which is the most important animal of all. Seven children champion a different animal for the top spot. * Is it BEES as master pollinators, or BATS who are night-time predators […]

Dear Earth

When Tessa writes a love letter to the Earth, it’s the beginning of a glorious adventure. She blows bubbles with whales, soars with birds and joins in with the noisy rainforest hullabaloo! Tessa wants everyone to know how special our planet is. She believes that there is a chance to save the Earth if enough […]

Into the Forest

A shortcut through the forest to Grandma’s house produces some eerie moments – and some oddly familiar characters – in a strikingly illustrated tale about facing fears. One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad is gone and Mum doesn’t […]

All Through the Night

A beautifully illustrated picture book exploring the jobs that keep a city running all through the night, and make it ready for the new day. The sky is getting dark. In a big city, a little girl is eating her dinner, brushing her teeth and getting ready for bed. Meanwhile, her mother is putting on […]

A Bear’s Guide to Beekeeping

Are you a bear considering keeping your very own bees? Can’t get enough of delicious honey? Then this is the book for you! With invaluable tips such as how to make a tiny crown for your queen bee, you can become a master beekeeper in no time! Learn how to care for your new buzzy […]

Beegu

Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don’t seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the BIG ones. The little ones are a different matter…

Anita and the Dragons

anita and the dragons

Anita watches the dragons high above her as she hops from one cement roof to another in her village in the Dominican Republic. But being the valiant princesa she is, she never lets them scare her. Then one day, Anita must face her fears and begin life in a new country. Will she be brave […]

Captain Tom Moore

Once there was a humble boy from Yorkshire called Tom, who was born with his feet firmly on the ground. His determination and courage saw him and his comrades through the worst crisis the world had ever known: World War Two. So when a new crisis struck in 2020, just before his 100th birthday, Captain […]

Arlo the Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep

Arlo The Lion Who Couldnt Sleep

Arlo The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep is a beautifully illustrated story with a gentle mindfulness message from award-wining author-illustrator Catherine Rayner. Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, it’s an ideal bedtime book, and especially helpful for little ones who have trouble going to sleep. Arlo the lion is exhausted. He just can’t drop off, no […]

How to Be Cooler than Cool

A laugh-out-loud page-turner from a brilliant author and illustrator team. Praise for Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise : “This is the funniest picture book I have read in a long time” David Walliams Cat has found a pair of sunglasses. She thinks they are going to make her look COOL. “I’m not just any old […]

You Are 25% Banana

A brilliantly funny first guide to genetics that is perfect for children aged 5 years and over. This stunningly illustrated book will boggle your brain with astonishing facts, as it shows how we’re all related to every living thing on the planet. Did you know that a grain of rice has more genes than you? […]

Aaron Slater Illustrator

An uplifting story about the power of art, finding your voice, and telling your story even when you’re out of step with your peers from the #1 bestselling creators of Sofia Valdez, Future Prez and Ada Twist, Scientist ! Aaron Slater loves listening to stories and dreams of one day writing them himself. But when […]

Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet

From bestselling author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst, descendent of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, comes another ‘smart, informative, inclusive and accessible’ book about trail-blazing women. Discover the untold stories of women who have helped protect our natural world, all the way through history. * Tackle the plastic problem by recycling waste into beautiful objects with Isatou Ceesay […]

Pip & Egg

From standout author, Alex Latimer, and bestselling illustrator, David Litchfield, comes a beautiful picture book about finding – and holding on to – friendship. One bright afternoon, Pip met Egg. Pip is a seed from a glorious tree, and Egg is a bird’s egg from a nearby nest. When Pip and Egg first meet, they […]

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

Flinn is at school looking in the art cupboard for some coloured pens to finish off his dinosaur drawing when he stumbles upon Captain Stubble, a real live Pirate Captain! He tells Flinn that his ship, the Acorn, has been stolen and that he needs Flinn to help him rescue it back. Stubble makes Flinn […]

I Can Only Draw Worms

A riotously funny and ever-so-slightly bonkers book from genius storyteller Will Mabbitt.

You Matter

For fans of Jon Klassen, this sensitive and impactful picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Christian Robinson is all about seeing the world from different points of view, and the perfect entry point for parents to help teach their little people about empathy and community. The small stuff too small to see. Those who swim with […]

Search and Find A Number of Numbers

Take a ride through 26 fully illustrated search and find spreads, each one themed on a number. Count the animals going into Noah’s Ark two-by-two, spot 13 scary skeletons at the haunted house on Halloween and visit Farm Fifteen where everything from one scarecrow through to 15 apples need to be found. Allan Sanders’ weird […]

Not Now Bernard

Bernard’s got a problem: he’s found a monster in the back garden but his mum and dad are just too busy to notice. So Bernard tries to befriend the monster… and that doesn’t go quite to plan. Loved by children, monsters and adults for forty years, David McKee’s iconic picture book is celebrated in this […]

Monster Hungry Phone

Monster is HUNGRY. He wants PIZZA. And he’s got a PHONE! But uh oh . . . who is he going to call? Hold the line – Monster is in for a wild ride! WARNING: This book may make you laugh your socks off! A hilarious picture book that’s perfect for anyone who’s ever REALLY […]