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The complete story and original illustrations of The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell have been specially re-designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this special version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Welcome to Absurdia: a strange and wonderful land where nothing is quite what it seems. Trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and the sky is thick with snoring fish. Join one boy as he tumbles out of bed into a dreamland of wardrobe monsters, dragons - and amazing adventure.
The complete story and original illustrations of Wendel's Workshop by Chris Riddell have been specially designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this special version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Wendel is far too busy inventing things to tidy up. But then he invents the Wendelbot - a magnificent tidying robot that just won't stop. Soon Wendel even finds himself tidied up! Will he be able to win back his workshop?
We all need a hug sometimes, luckily Children's Laureate Chris Riddell has drawn a hundred of them for his adorable new book 100 Hugs, the perfect antidote to the January blues.
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A timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 150 years old in 2015. Macmillan Children’s Books has produced a range of beautiful new editions of the book for all ages and occasions.