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 […]
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.
Three classic children’s stories in one bumper book from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. Rag-doll Amelia Jane is big, bad and the terror of the toy cupboard! The collection includes: Naughty Amelia Jane, Amelia Jane is Naughty Again and Amelia Jane Gets Into Trouble. In these hilarious stories, Amelia Jane has all sorts […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Ways into History: Toys and Games looks at toys from the past and today, and explores how these have changed over time. It also studies how toys are made. It includes a timeline of some famous toys made in the 19th and 20th centuries at the back of the book. In the Ways into History […]
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 […]
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, […]
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…
From dolls and teddies to sticks and balls, toys can hold a special place in the hearts of children. It’s no surprise that the topic of toys and games is always a hit with children, who love learning about toys from the past and toys around the world. We’ve put together a selection of the […]
This exciting new series takes a cross- curricular approach to the engaging and high interest topic of toys. The titles explore the different materials of toys, how they work, their diversity around the world and their history through easy to read text and full color images.
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.