A beautifully produced, small-format jacketed hardback with simple illustrations that are whimsical yet humorous. A book is to read. A book belongs in a library, on a bookshelf, in a bookshop, in your house. A story belongs wherever a story belongs. If it's Sunday and raining, a book is the perfect thing. Even a small book, b... read more
This is simply a delight to look at, to hold and to read. With superb illustrations and an engaging text, this book will be loved by readers from 2 to 92. Beautifully shaped, this is both a profound and simple book. An absolute must for all those who love books. - Marie
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Helene is not free to hide from the taunts of her former friends in the corridors at school. She can't be invisible in the playground or in the stairways leading to art class. Insults are even scribbled on the walls of the toilet cubicles. Helene smells, Helene's fat, Helene has no friends ...now. When Helene's heart hamm... read more
A beautifully illustrated graphic novel for children and adults alike. Helene hides in the world of Jane Eyre to escape the taunts of her school colleagues. When the whole class is going on nature camp, Helene is dreading it, but a chance encounter with a fox and an unexpected friendship change everything. For anyone who... read more
Sam and Julia live in a wonderful place called Mouse Mansion. Sam is SUPER shy and VERY well behaved, while Julia is SUPER curious and VERY stubborn. The two mice couldn't be more different, but they are the best of friends! One day they find a SUPER special stone, one that will bring them good luck. They store the stone care... read more
A surprising adventure unfolds when a man buys himself an egg for breakfast. The egg starts to hatch and out pops something entirely unexpected!
Coleman Polhemus's retro-style artwork gives this quirky story-in-pictures instant appeal.
Wolf and Dog are cousins. Wolf is wild and Dog is tame. Wolf lives in a forest on top of a hill. Dog doesn't. Dog has a basket. And a boss.
Wolf and dog are cousins who are similar, but oh so different: wolf is wild and dog is tame and lives in a house with a comfy basket. Their worlds are contrasted when they spend time together: dog is refined, with good manners; wolf has neither refinement nor good manners. Dog introduces Wolf to all sorts of new experien... read more
Kurt is a truck driver. He's been a truck driver for many years. Almost ever since he was a boy. He's always been a very kind man, until... One day Kurt rescues a man who sleepwalks off the pier, and he gets rewarded with a diamond as big as a football. But what use is a diamond? Kurt sells it and gets 50 million dollars.... read more
Maisie 'Danger' Brown needs excitement. When she wins a harmless-sounding competition to go to astronaut boot camp, that's exactly what she gets ...But she never imagined it would feature stumbling into a terrifying plot that kills her friends and might just kill her too. Now there's no going back. Maisie has to live by her m... read more
Kaha the Kea is possibly the cheekiest kea in New Zeland, who gets away with everything ...or does he?
The story of Max's adventures when he sails away to the land where the Wild Things are has become an acknowledged classic of children's books.
When Hannah wakes suddenly in the night, she discovers a whole new world of adventure. With nobody awake to tell her off, she can do just as she pleases. The book combines simple language with beautifully textured images, capturing the innocence and wonder of young children at play.
A young boy dreams of crossing a river to play in a beautiful tree. Between him and the water stands an anxious little bird. Is it too dangerous? Will he cross the river? Or will his dream stay out of reach?
Once upon a time, in a world not so different to ours, a small blue man built a weather machine... And then it all went terribly wrong. Donovan Bixley's distinctive illustration style shines in this absorbing, entertaining wordless book. Younger children will love the colourful, fun illustrations of the strange but familiar w... read more
Simon and his friend Ferdinand are playing with their cars. Simon has a yellow one, a blue one, and a green one. But when he spots Ferdinand's extraordinary red car, he must have it! And so begin the negotiations...Will someone end up with more than he bargained for?
The man from the land of Fandango is coming to pay you a call! He wears a hat with a tassel and a polka-dot tie - and he juggles and bounces and dances with bears, bison, baboons, kangaroos and even dinosaurs. He's wonderful and amazing - so watch out for him, and watch carefully - because he only appears every 500 years! Thi... read more
When the words in a tedious tome decide that life is just too dull, they escape. The world will never be the same again. The words jump into street signs, they leap onto shop signs, they decorate pathways and roadways and ponds. But one day they go too far...Award-winning illustrator Vasanti Unka has created a picture book co... read more
Badjelly The Witch can turn children into sausages or chop them up to make boy-girl soup. She can turn policemen into apple trees or bananas into mice and she is the wickedest witch in all the world. Searching for Lucy, their cow, Tim and Rose become lost in the great black forest. There they meet Binklebonk the Tree Goblin, ... read more
In a strangely heartwarming story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death.
Take a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey, and what do you have? The world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, of course! Add in their friend Billy, the Duke and Duchess of Hampshire and the Cobra, the cleverest and most dangerous cat-burglar in the world, and you hav... read more
A great Antipodean story for 4-8 year-olds. It has fantastic, funny colour illustrations, a CD to play along with the story and a great message - with some creative thinking, you can trick the meanest creatures in the world!
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This title is suitable for children aged 3 to 5 years old. Welcome to Pig's house and to Richard Scarry's lively introduction to the things children find in their very own homes. Everything from doors and windows to pots, pans, tubs, and toothbrushes is labelled, while sly portrayals of 'angry brother' and 'noisy sister' capt... read more