Peppa and her friends love dressing up as mermaids, lift-the-flaps to join in their fun!
This exciting adventure is full of hidden mermaid surprises - what will Peppa and her friends find next?
This lovely book has big flaps for little hands and is perfect for everyone who loves mermaids!
Hilarious, bold and sparky, this is the funniest book you'll read all year. Perfect for fans of Sex Education and Derry Girls.Alex is a rebel with a purple fauxhawk and biker boots.St Mary's Catholic School is the strict boarding school where she's currently trapped.Despite trying everything she can to get expelled, she's still stuck with the nuns, the prudish attitude and the sexism. So Alex decides to take matters into her own hands. She's going to stage the school's first ever production of The Vagina Monologues . . .Trouble is, no one else at St Mary's can even bear to say the word 'vagina' out loud!A riotously funny novel about the importance of friendship and finding your voice.
The perfect gift for your MAGNIFICENT mum this Mother's Day!A read-aloud, read-again rhyming board book that celebrates the brilliance of Mums everywhere - ideal for parents and chiddlers to read and share together.Look out for more marvellous board books for titchy toddlers:My Dad is FantasticRoald Dahl's WordsRoald Dahl's ShapesRoald Dahl's ColoursRoald Dahl's ABCRoald Dahl's OppositesRoald Dahl's 123
Journey into the Hinterland, where every page tells a wondrously terrible adventure . . . In this brutal and beautiful world a young woman spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees, and an enchantress is killed twice - and still lives.But it's not safe inside these pages, and once you enter, you may never want to leave . . . The highly anticipated collection of stories set in the creepy, haunting fairytale world first introduced in Melissa Albert's internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed Hazel Wood series.
Return to the extraordinary world of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children . . .A fragile peace.An apocryphal warning.Chaos waiting in the heart of the storm.With his dying words, H - Jacob's final connection to his grandfather Abe's secret life - entrusts Jacob with a mission: Deliver newly contacted peculiar Noor Pradesh to an operative known only as V.Noor is being hunted. She is the subject of an ancient prophecy, one that foretells a looming apocalypse. Save Noor, save the future of all peculiardom. With only a few bewildering clues to follow, time is running out.With enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman's story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds, the newest installment of the beloved, #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series...................................................................................................................Praise for the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: 'The popularity of the Miss Peregrine's book series cannot be overstated' Entertainment Weekly 'Creepy in the best way possible' The Guardian 'Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' CNN 'A thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs' USA Today
*An extraordinary coming-of-age story, adapted from the adult memoir by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Water Dancer and Between the World and Me*'Ta-Nehisi Coates is the young James Joyce of the hip-hop generation' Walter MosleyThis was the abyss where, unguided, black boys were swallowed whole, only to re-emerge on corners and prison tiersTa-Nehisi Coates grew up in the tumultuous 1980's in Baltimore known, back then as the murder capital of the United States.With seven siblings, four mothers, and one highly unconventional father: Paul Coates, a larger-than-life Vietnam Vet, Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi's coming of age story is gripping and lays bare the troubled, often violent life of the inner-city, and the author's experience as a young black person in itWith candor, Ta-Nehisi Coates details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances.
'Fresh and funny' - Sunday Times Children's Book of the WeekThe hilarious and moving new book from funny fiction superstar Sam Copeland, author of the bestselling Charlie Changes Into a Chicken.Uma Gnudersonn has a head full of questions: How can I save my home from being sold? Will my dad ever start talking again? And how do alpacas get drunk? But since her mum died, Uma's life has been short on answers.Then she finds a genius artificial intelligence called Athena who knows everything.Suddenly Uma has the answer to any question she can imagine - from the capital of Mozambique to the colour of her headteacher's underpants - and she's going to use them to save her home and her father. Along the way, Uma will have to confront the sinister inventor who will stop at nothing to get Athena back - and face up to the fact that not all questions have answers . . .'Utterly brilliant' - Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl'Hilarious and full of heart' - Jasbinder Bilan, author of Costa-award-winning Asha and the Spirit Bird'Original, hilarious and delightfully madcap' - Katie Tsang, author of Dragon Mountain'Funnier than an alpaca with a well-honed stand-up routine' - David Solomons, author of My Brother is a Superhero'Fast, funny and full of heart' - Amy Sparkes, author of The House at the Edge of Magic'A brilliantly funny story . . . I loved it!' - Cat Doyle, author of The Storm-Keeper's Island'Comedy gold' - Sibeal Pounder, author of Witch Wars
Have you ever experienced dreams so vivid it seems like you have lived them? Or had deja vu so strong you're convinced you must have been there before?The explosive first book in a brand new action-packed series from bestselling author Chris Bradford.Late one night a schoolgirl is attacked in a city park. When a stranger rushes to her rescue, Genna Adams believes it's luck that their paths crossed. Then a week later, the same boy saves her from being kidnapped and Genna realises this is no coincidence. But the explanation offered by the boy, Phoenix, is even stranger than she could have imagined - a long-forgotten foe has tracked her across lifetimes to lay claim to Genna's very soul. As the hunters close in, Genna has no choice but to trust her mysterious protector - and soon she is swept into a deadly adventure, racing across time to save herself and, ultimately, the human race.Because for Genna, death is only the beginning...
Fitz thinks he is an ordinary eleven-year-old and loves to turn simple things into mini-adventures, like sneaking next door and filching books from Mr Ahmadi's vast library of mysterious tomes, and goading the guard dog into giving breakneck chase. But one tranquil evening three sharp knocks on the front door change everything . . . 'I said I would come for him. He is my jewel. It is time. It is past time.'Now on the run from a threat that has been waiting his entire life, Fitz's only hope is to put his life in the hands of his enigmatic neighbour, Mr Ahmadi. Taken on as an apprentice in a secret society who keep all they really do cloaked in mystery, Fitz has to quickly learn the ropes within the most skilful, most powerful, most dangerous and wealthiest organisation in the world . . .
A tale-of-truest friendship bookA fill-my-heart with love bookA read-again-and-again bookAn epic tale of love, loss, reunion and adventure on the high seas told through the friendship of a girl and her beloved dog, Fidget.Written by debut picture-book author Trish Forde and illustrated by rising star Rachael Saunders, this is a book that combines humour and heart with a faultless read-aloud rhythm.
*A younger reader's edition of the number-one bestselling memoir by former first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. With a new introduction from Mrs Obama herself*What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . . Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Marian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America.Now adapted for younger readers, with new photographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life. A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It will take you from the early years - first kiss, first school, first love - to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Queen of England.A book to read, share, and talk about with the adults in your life, this is a call to action and compassion, and hope for change in uncertain times, and in a scary world.You'll be inspired to help others, and understand that no one is perfect. Just like Michelle Obama, you too are finding out exactly who you want to be (and, actually, so are the adults in your life).Above all, it is a book to make you think: who are you, and what do you want to become?
Fame can be deadly.Out of the wreckage of environmental collapse, the country of Delicatum emerged. Its most popular celebrities are the Famoux, uniquely beautiful stars of a reality TV show called the Fishbowl. In a world still recovering from catastrophe, they provide a 24/7 distraction.Sixteen-year-old Emilee Laurence is obsessed with the Famoux - they provide a refuge from her troubled home life and the bullies at school. When she receives an unimaginable offer to become a member herself, she takes it. Leaving behind everything she's ever known, Emilee enters a world of high glamour and even higher stakes.Because behind their perfect image lies an ugly truth - an anonymous stalker has been dictating the Famoux's every move, and being popular really is a matter of life or death.If the item details above aren't accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.A thrilling dystopian take on fame and celebrity culture, perfect for fans of Suzanne Collins' A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
A brand new addictive, twisty thriller from the author of ARE YOU WATCHING? for fans of Karen McManus, Holly Jackson and Lisa Jewell.LOCK EVERY DOORTom's family have moved into their dream home. But pretty soon he starts to notice that something is very wrong - there are strange messages written on the wall and locks on the bedroom doors. On the OUTSIDE.The previous owners have moved just across the road and they seem like the perfect family. Their daughter Amy is beautiful and enigmatic but Tom is sure she's got something to hide. And he isn't going to stop until he finds the truth behind those locked doors. . .Will their dream home become a nightmare?
This powerful YA memoir-manifesto follows journalist and LGBTQ+ activist George M. Johnson as they explore their childhood, adolescence, and college years, growing up under the duality of being black and queer. From memories of getting their teeth kicked out by bullies at age five to their loving relationship with their grandmother, to their first sexual experience, the stories wrestle with triumph and tragedy and cover topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, inequality, consent, and Black joy.PRAISE FOR ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE An exuberant, unapologetic memoir infused with a deep but cleareyed love for its subjects. The New York Times An empowering read . . . All Boys Aren't Blue is an unflinching testimony that carves out space for Black queer kids to be seen. Huffington Post Powerful . . . All Boys Aren't Blue is a game changer. Bitch Magazine All Boys Aren't Blue is a balm and testimony to young readers as allies in the fight for equality. Publishers Weekly
'This is a thing of rare beauty' - David Walliams on Hidden Planet (shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2020)Water World is the stunning new book from Ben Rothery, author of Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies. Life on Earth is shaped by water, and only survives here because of it, but our ocean ecosystems are at the epicentre of global warming. Framed by the need to protect our oceans, Water World is natural-history illustrator Ben Rothery's rich exploration of the creatures from the coastal and offshore waters of the world - from penguins, seagulls, polar bears and seahorses, to plankton, sharks and deep-sea beings. Discover the longest migration and the loudest animal on Earth, and learn how our own actions affect the ocean, its inhabitants and our whole planet. Fun to read together or independently, this large-format, beautifully illustrated book is perfect for nature-lovers of all ages. Also available: Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies.
.'Funny, sweet and very useful for opening conversations with anxious children' - GuardianEveryone feels worried sometimes. But what if your worries came to life and started following you around? Sohal worries about a lot of things: the dark, mutant sheep, being alone - you name it, he worries about it! So one night he tries drawing his worries to make himself feel better - and somehow they look a lot less worrying once they're scribbled down. But then imagine Sohal's surprise when he wakes up the next morning to find a set of funny, furry friends at the end of his bed!His worries have come to life, and it's not long before Hurt, Fail, Anger, Big and Alone have turned his world upside down. Now it's up to Sohal to work out how to keep his worries under control - and have some serious fun while he's at it!The Truth Pixie meets Inside Out in this hilarious, highly illustrated new series, perfect for helping children gently work through their worries and concentrate on having fun.
The purrfect sequel to the award-winning 100 Dogs!Sitting cat, spitting cat, tangled-in-your-knitting cat, paw cat, claw cat ruining your chair!New cat, shoo cat! Living in the zoo cat, swing cat, cling cat . . . HANG IN THERE!This laugh-out-loud picture book is a brilliant read-aloud rhyming romp through a cornucopia of cats in silly scenarios. Follow the cat-and-mouse subplot and find endless funny details to delight read-after-read.Barking mad about dogs as well as cats? Check out 100 Dogs - Winner of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards for Best Picture Book and Children's Book of the Year!Also by Michael Whaite:DiggersaursDiggersaurs Explore
A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs.When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead - an ancient sand fairy! Having a sand fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day, but the children don't realize all the trouble wishes can cause...In the same collection:PETER PANTHE GREAT ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESOLIVER TWISTALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLANDFIVE CHILDREN AND ITGULLIVER'S TRAVELS
A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs.The classic story of a young boy who seeks his fortune on the streets of London.After Oliver Twist asks nasty Mr Bumble for more food, he has to flee the workhouse for the streets of London. Here he meets the Artful Dodger, who leads him to Fagin and his gang of pickpockets. When a thieving mission goes wrong, Oliver narrowly avoids prison and finds himself in the care of kind Mr Brownlow. But Fagin and the brutal Bill Sikes go in search of the young orphan, determined to drag him back . . .In the same collection:PETER PANTHE GREAT ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLANDFIVE CHILDREN AND ITGULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Have fun learning first words with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this brightly coloured chunky board book. Explore familiar themes such as At Home, At the Park, At the Zoo and At the Picnic! Every spread is a colourful, engaging scene - spot The Very Hungry Caterpillar on every page and find hidden words and friendly characters under the multiple flaps.
Spot and Dad are off to the aquarium - but will Spot find the clownfish he's looking for? Curious minds will love exploring the aquarium with Spot in this colourful board book, which features a sturdy novelty to slide, push, jiggle or pull on every spread . . . The gentle narrative is perfect for reading aloud, whilst the interactive novelty on every spread helps children to engage and explore.
This lift-the-flap book uses plant-based inks, glues with minimal plastic content and is made from recycled board. Teaching children all about why trees are important and how we can help save them, this eco-friendly book is the perfect introduction to an important topic. With flaps to lift and facts to learn, this book also includes a section on how you can help.First factsIntroduces the worldRecommended for children aged 4+Also available in this Ladybird eco-friendly series:BeesSeas
Return to the magical world of The Rosewood Chronicles in the fourth instalment of this gorgeous series for fans of The Princess Diaries and Harry Potter.'You don't have to push me away. We can survive with each other and apart. I know that now . . . but let's face this together.'Ellie is a rebellious princess hiding her real identity. Lottie is her Portman, acting as the princess for the public to shield Ellie from scrutiny. Jamie is Ellie's Partizan, a lifelong bodyguard sworn to protect the princess at any cost.Lottie, Ellie and Jamie are back for another year at Rosewood - but nothing will ever be the same again.They're still reeling from their discovery that someone rather close to home is leader of Leviathan - the group determined to take the princess down at any cost.Together they must piece together clues to Leviathan's evil plans. But this is far from simple - especially as an undercover Leviathan agent is in their midst.Friendships are at stake, families must be reunited and hearts are at risk of breaking . . .---------------------------------------------------------------------------Praise for Undercover Princess:'With a fake princess, a rogue royal and fairytale twists aplenty, this is the start of a fun new series' - The Sun'Once Upon A Time fans will love this new book' - Buzzfeed'The book is a great example of friendship and bravery' - First News'A fun blend of school story, adventure and mystery' - Week Junior
'Naomi Klein's work has always moved and guided me. She is the great chronicler of our age of climate emergency, an inspirer of generations' - GRETA THUNBERGThe first book for younger readers by internationally bestselling social activist Naomi Klein: the most authoritative and inspiring book on climate change for young people yet.Warming seas. Superstorms. Fires in the Amazon. The effects of climate change are all around us.Reforestation. School-strikes for climate change. Young people are saving the world and you can join them because you deserve better. Are you ready to change everything?Includes notes on the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020, and how you can get involved to make the world a safer and better place.From the Great Barrier Reef to Hurricane Katrina to school environmental policies to Greta Thunberg - climate change impacts every aspect of the world you live in and you have the power to lead the way by enacting change.Internationally bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein, with award-winning children's science writer Rebecca Stefoff, gives a powerful picture of why and how the planet is changing, providing effective tools for action so that YOU really can make a difference.