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 […]

Curious About Crocodiles

Curious-about-crocodiles

Did you know that crocodiles can live to be over 100 years old, and can climb trees to sunbathe? They can even sense the vibrations from a single drop of water falling from the mouth of a drinking wildebeest over twenty metres away. Sink your teeth into this fascinating illustrated guide to the largest reptiles […]

Wild Animals of the World

Wild Animals of the World

Famous German illustrator Dieter Braun offers his readers an accurate representation of animals from all around the world in this gorgeously illustrated volume. Our world is full of wonderful animals. From the brightly coloured mandrills in the rainforests of Africa to the majestic humpback whales in the icy waters of the Antarctic. Through his beautiful […]

Professor Astro Cat’s Stargazing

Stargazing

Welcome back, stargazers! Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what a star looks like up close? Ever wondered how long it would take you walk a light year? Join Professor Astro Cat and friends on another stellar mission! In this new addition to the best selling science series, we learn […]

Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System

Welcome planet explorers! Did you know that Venus is covered in volcanoes? Have you ever wondered why Mars is red? Well, you’re in luck! Professor Astro Cat and the gang are about to set off on a journey around our solar system–so buckle up, join the tour, and get your learn on!

Mad About Monkeys

Monkeys, monkeys, monkeys! Haven’t you ever wondered about our simian friends and wonder what makes them so special? With over 250 species inhabiting our planet, this book explores the many different types of monkeys from the smallest Pygmy Marmoset to the largest Mandrill, and provides all the facts you wanted to know and more. Discover […]

Wild Animals of the South

Through his beautiful and colourful illustrations, readers will be dazzled by the giraffes and elephants in Africa, koalas and kangaroos in Australia, huge blue whales in the open oceans, and many more!

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 […]

Alcatoe and the Turnip Child

Join Alcatoe, the one witch of Plum Woods, as she creates mischief and mayhem at the harvest festival! Alcatoe, the one witch of Plum Woods, is always ready to use her mischief and misguided magic. When the village decides to hold a vegetable growing contest, the children are set to compete against the grumpiest old […]

Hilda and the Mountain King

For the first time in paperback, we rejoin our heroine for her latest adventure just as she awakes to find herself.in the body of a troll! Her mum is worried sick, and now has to deal with the strange creature that seems to have taken Hilda’s place. Now, both of them are in a race […]

Squid Happens

When oddballs Agnes, Roberta and Ruby discover a mutual passion for synchronised swimming, the trio form Team Pom. But between snack time, their favourite TV show and raising pigeons, it can be hard to find time to practice. Tired of their last place, loser status, a crew of self-proclaimed weirdos start their own synchronised swimming […]

Akissi

The three volumes of the Akissi series by critically acclaimed author Marguerite Abouet are collected in this first English edition. Poor Akissi! The neighbourhood cats are trying to steal her fish, her little monkey Boubou almost ends up in a frying pan and she’s nothing but a pest to her older brother Fofana… But Akissi […]

Bandoola: The Great Elephant Rescue

When a world war comes to Myanmar (Burma), one special elephant becomes a hero. As people are forced to leave their home in the Burmese jungle, Bandoola, his keeper Po Toke and war veteran James Howard Williams (Aka Elephant Bill), undertake a journey that will test their courage, taking trust, understanding and bravery to the […]

Looking Up: An Illustrated Guide to Telescopes

Looking Up is a celebration of telescopes around the world and speeding through space. These incredible structures gaze out into the solar system and beyond, helping us learn about distant stars and planets. Discover these amazing feats of engineering with cutaway illustrations, alongside detailed explanations of the science of light. All over the world, people […]

Fanatical About Frogs

Did you know that there are over 4,000 known species of frog? Some are bigger than your dinner plate, while others are small enough to sit on your fingernail, and in between is about every colour and size you can imagine! Leap into this fascinating illustrated guide to the most diverse amphibians in the world, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space

What is it like to live in space? Is there life on other planets? What exactly is a black hole? Join Professor Astro Cat and the gang as they travel across space to find out everything there is to know about our galaxy, the solar system and the Universe. From asteroids to alien life and […]

One Day on Our Blue Planet …In the Antarctic

Part of Ella Bailey’s acclaimed series of nonfiction for young readers, we follow a young penguin through a day in its life in the Antarctic.From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious penguin chick. In the latest volume of Ella Bailey’s picture book exploration of the daily […]

Cosmic Machines

Greetings, my little Astro Kittens! Are you ready to take off on your first space adventure? Join Professor Astro Cat as we learn all about Cosmic Machines! Advancements in space technology mean that we now know more than ever before about what’s out there in the Universe. From rockets to rovers, this beautifully designed board […]

Ancient Games

Run with the Olympic athletes and sweat it out in the deadly ballgame courts of the Aztecs in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide to the sports and games that have entertained people for the past 2500 years. How did the Vikings keep themselves occupied between raids? What tricks did medieval Japanese sumo wrestlers have […]

The Dog That Ate the World

He came over the pastures like a mean thunderstorm… fast as lightening was the dirty dog. All of the animals of the valley lived in peace and harmony until the big greedy dog appeared. He was so greedy that he gobbled up everything he could see! Happily for our animal friends, there was plenty of […]

Hilda and the Troll

hilda and the troll

Hilda can never sit still for long without setting off on another adventure. She can’t resist exploring her enchanting worlda place where trolls walk, crows speak, and mountains move. The magic and folklore of the wild, windswept North come alive in this book about an adventurous little girl and her habit of befriending anything, no […]

Curious Creatures Glowing in the Dark

Did you know that under the sea, deep in the forest, and out in the desert there are creatures that make light all by themselves? The Earth is full of curious creatures that really do glow in the dark. From fireflies and sea turtles to puffins (yes, puffins!), scorpions and squirrels, this beautifully illustrated non-fiction […]

The Journey

With haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war. This book will stay with you long after the last page is turned. From the author: The Journey is […]

I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast

Get ready to learn everything you never knew about plants and then some! Now in paperback, this illustrated compendium celebrates the plants you didn’t even know you used, from your toothpaste to your car tires to the name of your great-great-aunt. This comprehensive overview also contains great plant projects you and your friends can try […]

The Little Gardener

There was once a little gardener and his garden meant everything to him. He worked hard, very hard, but he was just too little (or at least he felt he was).

Professor Astro Cat’s Human Body Odyssey

Are our ears supposed to be a weird shape? Why do we sneeze? What is the point in having skin? The human body is one of the most complicated things in the Universe. Join Professor Astro Cat and the whole gang as they journey through all the wondrous parts of the human body, with the […]

Atomic Adventure

Class is in session, and the subject is physics. Your teacher? Why, he’s the smartest cat in the galaxy! In this brilliant follow up to Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space, our trusty feline returns to take you on a journey through the incredible world of physics. Learn about energy, power and the building blocks […]

Leaf

When a polar bear arrives unexpectedly in the woods, the other animals fear and avoid him, suspecting him to be dangerous – and his odd habit of collecting leaves only adds to their distrust. Then one day, they watch as he attempts to fly over the water with wings made of colourful leaves… trying to […]

Shackleton’s Journey

Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton’s journey to Antarctica.Grill’s beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition. His impeccably researched drawings, rich with detail, fastidiously reproduce the minutiae of the expedition.Children will love examining the diagrams of the peculiar […]

Under the Canopy

Trees are the lungs of the world. They have inspired our stories, myths and culture. Every climate, every nation has its tales of trees, true or legendary, that help us understand ourselves and the beauty of the natural world around us. This gorgeously illustrated book explores the cultural significance that trees have in different societies. […]

One Day On Our Blue Planet: In the Ocean

This series, focusing on the way our young animal friends spend a day on our big blue planet, continues with an adventurous dolphin calf as she explores the vast Pacific Ocean with her mother and meets the many wonderful water-dwelling creatures that live there.

Professor Astro Cat’s Deep-Sea Voyage

Where did the oceans come from? Can you take a submarine to the bottom of the sea? What exactly is a coral reef? Learn about ocean creatures big and small, and how humans explore the underwater world in this incredible illustrated book on the depths of the sea. Join your helpful guide, Professor Astro Cat, […]

Smart About Sharks

It’s time to learn about the sea’s most feared (and most misunderstood) residents: sharks! Owen Davey returns to nonfiction to explain the mysteries of those denizens of the deep. Some are deadly, others are less so, but all of them are fascinating creatures. Exciting and detailed illustrations fill the page and educate young readers about […]

The Wolves of Currumpaw

Set in the dying days of the old west, Seton’s drama unfolds in the vast planes of New Mexico, at a time when man’s relationship with nature was often marked by exploitations and misunderstanding. This is the first graphic adaptation of a massively influential piece of writing by one of the men who went on […]

One Day on our Blue Planet: In the Savannah

From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious lion cub. Now in paperback, this is the first in the acclaimed series of children’s books focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day. Minding his mother and playing with his father, this curious little lion […]

One Day on our Blue Planet: In the Rainforest

From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious young spider monkey. Follow this adventurous spider monkey exploring the bustling rainforest of South America with his mother by his side in the third title from Ella Bailey’s bestselling series, now in paperback.

The Secret of Black Rock

WINNER OF THE 2018 WATERSTONES CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE FOR BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOK This surreal modern folk-tale tells the story of an adventurous young girl who must protect a peaceful living creature. Erin loves to lie on the jetty, looking for the weirdest fish in the sea — the weirder, the better! And she knows the […]

Amazon River

Beginning with a tiny trickle high in the mountains, smaller streams join until they form the world’s largest river. Crossing a continent, it winds through lush rainforests until it meets the ocean. From piranhas to the giant anaconda, this mighty waterway is home to the world’s most incredible ecosystem. Welcome to the Amazon River. This […]

Mountains of the World

Journey to the highest peaks and plateaus of planet Earth…but make sure to bring your climbing gear! Take a closer look at the mountains of the world, from the Alps to the Andes to the peaks of the Himalayas. Meet the animals and people who make their homes on rocky peaks, as well as the […]

Skyward: The Story of Female Pilots in WW2

The year is 1927, and in America, Britain and Russia, three young girls share a dream: to fly. But it won’t be easy… Against the odds, Hazel, Marlene and Lilya follow their hearts, enrolling in pilot courses (sometimes in secret) and eventually flying for their countries in World War II. Follow the adventures of these […]

Leo and the Gorgon’s Curse

Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vaults, lie a humble collection of books. Filled with legendary stories from his ancestors, they tell of fearless fighters and unlikely heroes. Venturing into Greek mythology, this is the fourth title in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Full of dangerous challenges, cunning monsters and godly heroes, this title is […]

Arthur and the Golden Rope

Welcome to Professor Brownstone’s vault – containing ancient relics from around the world, all collected by his famous ancestors! This fan favourite is coming to shelves in paperback! Follow the epic journey of Brownstone’s earliest ancestor, Arthur, and travel back to the age of the Vikings where this bookish young adventurer must find the courage […]

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vault, lie his most prized possessions – a humble collection of books. Filled with stories from his ancestors, they contain tales of fearless fighters, unlikely heroes and legends from years gone by. Many years have passed since the tale of Arthur and the Golden Rope and Arthur is […]