Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork from award-winning illustrator Riddell, which will have you doodling every day for a year. There are patterns to finish, seasons to celebrate, room to draw your lunch, mood, pets, family and friends, big drawings and tiny pictures.
Rabbit borrows a book about wolves from the library. He can't put it down! But soon a sinister figure with sharp claws and a bushy tail starts to creep right off the pages. You won't believe your eyes - but if you're a rabbit, you probably should.
Frankie and his parents live a quiet life. Frankie's dad reads for hours in silence. His mum sits upstairs with the crossword. But when Frankie decides to learn the trumpet, everything begins to change. Not only can Frankie hear the sounds he makes -- he can see and smell them too!
Join award-winning Axel Scheffler, Emily Gravett, Chris Riddell many more bestselling illustrators in this brilliant, bumper drawing and colouring book. The theme of the book is creatures and each page is packed with monkeys and monsters, dinosaurs and dragons, big cats and little cats - and everything in-between!
Meet a determined little spider who can't seem to spin a perfect web. Whoosh goes the wind as it blows each web away! But one thing Walter can spin is spectacular shapes and one day he spins the most spectacular shape of all! It's better than perfect - it's a truly wonderful web.
Join a well-known witch and her a cat, plus a dog a frog and a bird, in this brilliant chunky jigsaw book, which is perfect for little hands. It contains five simple and colourful puzzles featuring the witch and all her animal friends. A brilliant novelty format from the bestselling creators of The Gruffalo.
With a new foreword from Phillip Pullman, this stunning anniversary hardback book reproduces every word of Carroll's masterpiece and its famous sequel, Through the Looking-Glass. Beautifully reproduced colour versions of Sir John Tenniel's originals, and coloured by Harry Theaker.
In What Would Alice Do?, a handy, pocket-sized volume, are the pithiest quotations from the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and, of course, the irrepressible Alice, every one of them pertinent today . . . and guaranteed to put a Cheshire grin on your face!
The Nursery Alice, originally published by Macmillan & Co. in 1890, was the very first colour edition of Alice. It was intended, wrote Carroll, "to be read by Children aged from Nought to Five. To be read? Nay, not so! Say rather to be thumbed, to be cooed over, to be dogs'-eared, to be rumpled, to be kissed . . ."
A glorious introduction to Alice's magical universe for young readers from bestselling illustrator Eric Puybaret. Puybaret's jewel-like illustrations perfectly capture the wit and whimsy of Wonderland. Fresh, modern and gloriously colourful.
Gloriously illustrated with the original line drawings by John Tenniel, plates coloured by John Macfarlane, a ribbon marker and a foreword by Hilary McKay, this beautiful hardback edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which was first published by Macmillan in 1865.
First published by Macmillan in 1907, this charming miniature edition of Carroll's classic tale is specially abridged for younger readers. It features 32 brightly coloured illustrations by Sir John Tenniel, uniquely featuring Alice in a red dress.
Tumble down the rabbit hole and discover Alice's world of wonder, then complete the Wonderland scenes, magical beyond your wildest dreams! Use over three hundred stickers to set the table for the Mad Hatter's tea party and join in the Queen of Hearts' croquet match.
Alice's second adventure takes her through the looking-glass to a place even curiouser than Wonderland. She finds herself caught up in the great looking-glass chess game and sets off to become a queen. It isn't as easy as she expects: at every step she is hindered by nonsense characters who crop up and insist on reciting poems.
People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's Literary Dog Show. But there's something strange going on at Ghastly-Gorm - mysterious footprints, howls in the night and some suspiciously chewed shoes. Can Ada, the Attic Club and their new friends the Vicarage sisters (Charlotte, Emily and Anne) work out what's going on before the next full moon?
A beautiful Macmillan Classics edition of Rudyard Kipling's well-loved collection of animal tales, Just So Stories. Including 'How the Whale Got His Throat', 'How the Camel Got His Hump', 'How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin', 'How the Leopard Got His Spots', and 'The Elephant's Child'. A truly special gift to treasure.
When Gem moves into The House Next Door, Nona and Belinda think she's stuck up and vow to have nothing to do with her. But the beautiful Japanese doll in her window soon attracts their attention. They name her Little Plum - but unlike Nona's Japanese dolls, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, Little Plum seems sad, unloved and uncared for. Will the three girls - and the three dolls - ever become friends?
Spooky Poems is a collection of scary poems about ghosts, ghouls, bats, witches, vampires and all things creepy - by bestselling children's poets Brian Moses and James Carter.
At a medieval re-enactment event, some-fin very weird starts going on. One of the knights is acting very suspiciously... and Tom is sure he's seen his evil big brother's vampire kitten lurking around. Can Pradeep and Tom work out what Mark is up to without revealing Frankie's secret zombie skills?
After being plucked from obscurity, Hollywood's newest It girl, Paige Townsen, has a blockbuster film to her name and Rainer Devon on her arm. But being half of the world's most famous couple comes with a price. Soon Paige finds herself dodging photographers, hiding her feelings for her other co-star, Jordan Wilder, and weathering tabloid scandals that threaten to tear her and Rainer apart – and end her career as quickly as it began.
When Lo-Melkhiin arrives at Scheherazade's desert home, she knows that he will take her beautiful sister for a wife. Desperate to save her sister from certain death, she makes the ultimate sacrifice - leaving home and family behind to live with a fearful man. But it seems that a strange magic flows between her and Lo-Melkhiin, and night after night, she survives. Finding power in storytelling, the words she speaks are given strange life of their own...
Simon Snow just wants to relax and savour his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he'll be safe. When you're the most powerful magician the world has ever known, you never get to relax and savour anything.
One mysterious death on the Ultimate Bushcraft adventure holiday is tragic, but a second, then a third is suspicious... But who can you trust when everyone around you is a suspect? As numbers dwindle, the chances of survival plummet. Staying alive has never seemed so guilty. Nobody is safe...
Lily Proctor has made it back to her own universe, and it's finally time for her and Rowan to be happy and relax. Unfortunately, Lillian, ruthless ruler of the 13 Cities, is not willing to let Lily go that easily. Lily is the closest version of herself she's ever seen in all her worldwalking, and Lillian's running out of time. If she can't persuade Lily and Rowan to return to her world, she'll have to find a way to make them come back.
Princess Mia is engaged to be married, but since when in Mia's life did anything go to plan?! Mia has a scandal of majestic proportions to contend with: Her grandmother's leaked "fake" wedding plans to the press that could cause even normally calm Michael to become a runaway groom. Worse, a scheming politico is trying to force Mia's father from the throne, all because of a royal secret that could leave Genovia without a monarch.