I, Dougal Trump, am dead.
Ok, I'm not actually dead, but if I'm not very careful, I soon will be.
In this first book, football-loving Dougal Trump finds himself at risk from the mysterious creature living in the garden shed. Nobody believes him but as a precaution, he sets upon writing his will - rewarding thise who help him, disinheriting those who get on his bad side, and fielding constant pleas from friends and associates [Cool will, Dougie! Can I have your playstation? - George]. Meanwhile, as limbs and windows alike are broken by rogue footballs and unhinged canines, Dougal finds himself in all sorts of trouble. . .
Meet the boy who can’t stop creating art! He loves colours, shapes, textures and EVERYTHING inspires him: his socks, the contents of the fridge, even his cat gets a new coat (of paint!). But there’s just one problem: his mum isn’t quite so enthusiastic. In fact, she seems a little cross! But this boy has a plan to make his mum smile. He’s about to create his finest piece yet and on a very grand scale . . .
A sharp, silly, fabulously funny book, which shows that Art is EVERYWHERE!
‘Sami was still holding the goldfish. “Swishy little fishy,” she whispered, over and over. Frankie stared at her with his big, bulging, glowing eyes. Suddenly a little light bulb went on . . . Frankie was a Big Fat Zombie Goldfish and somehow he’d hypnotized my best friend’s sister!’
Tom’s big brother is an Evil Scientist who wants to experiment on Tom's new goldfish, Frankie. Can Tom save his fish from being dunked in radioactive gunge? Er, no. In an act of desperation Tom zaps Frankie with a battery, bringing him back to life! But there’s something weird about the new Frankie – he’s now a zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers, and he wants revenge . . . Tom has a difficult choice to make - save his evil brother, or save his fishy friend?
Dexter is always getting into mischief! At home and at nursery he's always doing the wrong thing, but finally he finds something he's good at: sharing.
This series is all about negotiating the everyday problems that toddlers encounter, and although they don’t always get it right the appealing characters in these books have lots of fun, and learn a bit about life, along the way. With familiar settings and heart-warming endings these sturdy cased board books are perfect for reading with your toddler.
Emma knows that having superpowers isn't always easy, especially when you have to keep them secret. But it's even harder when your mischievous little sister can't help using them in the naughtiest of ways. And when Saffie makes the new nosy neighbours' garden shed come to life and hop over the hedge it's up to Emma to cover its tracks before it's too late!
Being a big sister has never been so heroic!
The animals are having a VERY noisy time on the farm in this fantastically fun new sound book from renowned illustrator, Axel Scheffler. With six sound buttons to press, lots to spot on every page and fun activities to do, children will return to this gorgeous gift book time and time again.
It’s 1923 and London is a whirl of jazz, dancing and parties. Violet, Daisy, Poppy and Rose Derrington are desperate to be part of it, but stuck in an enormous crumbling house in the country, with no money and no fashionable dresses, the excitement seems a lifetime away.
Luckily the girls each have a plan for escaping their humdrum country life: Rose wants to be a novelist, Poppy a jazz musician and Daisy a famous film director. Violet, however, has only one ambition: to become the perfect Debutante, so that she can go to London and catch the eye of Prince George, the most eligible bachelor in the country.
But a house as big and old as Beech Grove Manor hides many secrets, and Daisy is about to uncover one so huge it could ruin all their plans- ruin everything - forever.
A little ghost tries to give Lydia Lou a scare . . . but he can't even wake her up. So he fetches his noisy animal friends to help:
Mew! Moo! Too-whit too-whoo!
Wake up do, Lydia Lou!
Will anything ever wake her?
A gentle and playful bedtime read from the author of THE GRUFFALO, full of fun sounds which children will love to join in with time and time again.
New York, 1963. Fashion, music and attitudes are changing, and there's nowhere in in the world more exciting.
Sherry, Donna, Allison and Pamela have each landed a dream internship at Gloss; America’s number-one fashion magazine. Each girl is trying to make her mark on New York and each finds herself thrown head-first into the buzzing world of celebrity, high-end fashion and gossip. But everything isn’t as glamorous as it seems - secrets from the past threaten to shatter their dreams.
They're finding out that romance in New York is as unpredictable and thrilling as the city itself.
Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining and gory bits about the Romans! It's history, but not as we know it!
Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book including:
- How to keep the gods happy
- Why you should never ignore an omen
- How to defeat an army who are riding elephants, and
- How to spot a barbarian