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Mr Mischief plays tricks on everyone, but one morning when some strange things begin to happen in his house, he wonders who is responsible. Until he meets a Leprechaun, sitting at his kitchen table! Mr Mischief and the Leprechaun decide to join forces in a spot of mischief making. The poor Mr Men and Little Misses are in for some surprises! But who will win in the battle of wits and tricks? Mr Men and Little Miss Celebrations introduce children to all the exciting occasions that people celebrate including birthdays, Christmas, Halloween, Easter, sporting events ... and even a trip to the moon. These colourful adventures will delight children of two years and upwards. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience.
The hilarious sequel to the prize-winning, international bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit! Watch out - the crayons are back and they're crosser than ever! One day Duncan receives a set of postcards from his crayons who have been lost, forgotten, broken - even melted in a clothes dryer and stuck to a sock! A hilarious text and joyful illustrations combine to show that crayons have feelings too in this laugh-out-loud sequel to bestselling picture book The Day the Crayons Quit.
The spring in his step has got Mr. Bounce down. Can a pair of heavy boots help lift his spirits? The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two up. Have you met them all?
Winnie and Wilbur love travelling by broomstick but recently the skies have become a rather dangerous place to be. Could a skateboard be safer? Or a bicycle, or a horse? Winnie discovers that even walking has its perils when she falls into a hole in the pavement. Perhaps the answer to the problem is on the end of Winnie's nose? Previously published as Winnie Flies Again it's a high-flying Winnie and Wilbur adventure! Korky Paul's intricate artwork is full of madcap humour and crazy details to pore over. The spellbinding new look of this bestselling series celebrates the wonderful relationship that exists between Winnie the Witch and her big black cat, Wilbur. Since Winnie and Wilbur first appeared in 1987 they have been delighting children and adults in homes and schools all over the world and more than 7 million books have been sold. Winnie and Wilbur will be hitting TV screens worldwide in 2017, airing in the UK on Milkshake, Channel 5's popular pre-school slot. A Winnie and Wilbur stage show is set to run in Birmingham in 2017 followed by a national UK tour. A new look for the website, too! www.winnieandwilbur.com
...When Rabbit said, 'Honey or condensed milk with your bread?' Pooh was so excited that he said 'Both'. Winnie-the-Pooh always likes a little something to eat, but when he goes to visit Rabbit he finds he can't quite make it out the door. This beautiful little storybook is a great way to introduce young readers to the characters in the Hundred Acre Wood. Illustrated with E H Shepard's iconic artwork, this is guaranteed to be a bedtime favourite for children aged 5 and up. Look out for the other titles in the collection: Winnie-the-Pooh: Eeyore Loses a Tail Winnie-the-Pooh and the Wrong Bees The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
From the bestselling author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog comes this fabulous interactive sound book. Help Zog learn his lessons at dragon school by using his star as a detachable wand. Hover the wand over the star symbol on each page to activate a different sound on every spread so children can roar, fly and cheer along with Zog.
The perfect Halloween book for fans of Thomas the Tank Engine! One Halloween, Thomas and Emily bravely set out on the night run. But soon they hear spooky noises from the shed and the two engines are not so brave anymore! Based on the classic tales from the Reverend W. Awdry, with a stunning, modern look. Thomas Engine Adventures is a great way to pass on the tradition of Thomas to early readers. Children aged 2 and up will love meeting classic characters such as Percy, James, Gordon, and Toby down on The Fat Controller's railway. These fun, short stories come with a bonus spot-and-see activity at the end. Perfect for bedtime. Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for over 70 years. He ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.
ZOG picture book is now an animated adaptation for the BBC. From the bestselling author and illustrator of THE GRUFFALO, STICK MAN and HIGHWAY RAT comes this charming Galaxy National Children's Book of the Year. The story of Zog's determination has enthralled hundreds of thousands of children since its first publication in 2010. This much loved classic story is now available in a gorgeous foiled paperback edition. Zog is the keenest, and clumsiest, dragon in school - will he ever win a golden star? 'The Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler dream team returns' Independent on Sunday 'My six-year-old loved it' Evening Standard
Once, a long time ago, in a town called Nazareth, a little donkey was born. Brian Wildsmith retells the wonderful Christmas story through the eyes of a little girl as she travels to Bethlehem. It is their perspective on the Nativity story that gives the book such an intimate, innocent, and child-centred appeal. This classic story from one of our most internationally acclaimed picture-book writers and artists has deservedly become an enduring favourite with children at Christmas time. Now beautifully presented in a cloth-bound special edition, ideal for sharing during the festive season. Perfect as a set with The Twelve Days of Christmas.
Parp through the past with giggles galore in this third fart-tastic tale from the hilarious Olaf Falafel! Old MacDonald is off on his most hilarious adventure yet, on a parp-powered journey through the fart-filled past! Join him in riotous rhyme as he meets dinosaurs, Vikings and queens, and laugh out loud as they parp their way through history in this third side-splitting offering from the comic genius Olaf Falafel.
A sweet, suspenseful story of a baby badger and his dad with rich, atmospheric illustrations from Jane McGuinness. Curious Baby Badger loves exploring. He is eager to see, and know, more of the world beyond his den. So, one night, his daddy takes him on a moonlit adventure through the still, black-and-white forest up above their underground home. And that sets Baby Badger's imagination soaring. What's daytime like? he wonders. What's next? A tender father and son story of adventure, discovery and the comforting pull of home, paired with rich, evocative illustrations from Jane McGuinness.
A brand new classic picture book, perfect for Mother's Day, featuring Bing Bunny and his friend Flop - now major TV stars! Something for Mummy. It's a Bing thing. Bing bunny is doing something nice for his mummy. Making happy jammy toast is fun but it can get a bit messy. But don't worry, Bing. It's no big thing! Share the ups and downs of everyday life in this playful pre-school series from award-winning picture book creator Ted Dewan.
Cub is angry, so he STOMPS and SMASHES and ROARS! But now he just feels worse! Maybe his friends can help? The perfect story for any child experiencing feelings of anger and learning what to do with them.
Your words are amazing! This book is about your heart. The little bit inside of you that makes you, you! A new mini hardback gift edition of this very timely book about the power of words - and how we use them. Told through the eyes of Pip and Cat, this book beautifully demonstrates the importance of what we say - both positive and negative. Thoughtful, warm-hearted and completely non-preachy, this is a book that has already resonated with large numbers of children, whose teachers report a sea of change in the culture of their classroom after reading it. 'It's a great way to encourage discussion and to share the power of words' Parents in Touch 'A beautiful book that tells a strong story that spans all generations' - Donna J 'Truly beautiful and effective' - Jo E 'Possibly the most beautiful present I have ever received' - Lisa W A universal message, for a world that always needs a little more kindness by an exciting new talent in picture books, Kate Jane Neal.
We now call it The Great Realisation and, yes, since then there have been many. But that's the story of how it started ... and why hindsight's 2020. First performed online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tomos Roberts' heartfelt poem, with its message of hope and resilience, has been viewed over 60 million times and translated into over 20 languages. Adapted by Ashley Banjo and Diversity into a breathtaking dance performance on Britain's Got Talent! 'It's a beautiful book and beautifully illustrated. We've been flicking through it all morning and I've read it several times to my children' Kate Garraway, Good Morning Britain Written in the form of a bedtime story, The Great Realisation is a celebration of the many things from simple acts of kindness, to applauding the heroic efforts of our key workers that have brought us together at a time of global crisis. It has captured, with magical resonance, the thoughts and feelings of millions in lockdown, as we adapt to a new way of life, find joy in unexpected places, cast aside old habits and reflect on what truly matters to us. The Great Realisation is a story for any reader, young or old, who dares to dream of a brighter future of a fairer, kinder, more sustainable world. It is a timely reminder that, even during our most challenging moments, there is always hope. This fairytale-style story provides a springboard for discussion of current events with children, and presents a more optimistic view of the future in a time where the outlook often seems bleak' - School Library Journal, US
The possibilities are endless in Dr. Seuss’s classic Beginner Book!
Young readers will delight in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! which celebrates the imagination and encourages young readers to think . . . about thinking! “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the Thinks you can think up if only you try.”
Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
Beatrice's mum has asked her to take a bunch of bananas to Grandad. On her path through the jungle, Beatrice meets a giraffe who accidentally flicks them into a stream. Whoops! But the giraffe picks some flowers for Beatrice to take instead. As her journey continues flowers are swapped for honey, honey is swapped for some mangoes . . . and so it goes on until a friendly elephant swaps a feather for . . . a beautiful bunch of bananas! A lovely circular story, based on an African folktale, about family, friendship, and teamwork. Written by best-selling author Elizabeth Laird, and illustrated by Liz Pichon, creator of Tom Gates.
'All over the snow plain the penguins begin to sing. The eggs are beginning to arrive.' This is the story of the emperor penguins that live far away on the edge of a secret sea. During summer they are content with fishing, swimming and playing in the icy waters. But when the season changes, they must travel to the snowy lands around the South Pole. How will they and the newly hatched penguin chicks survive the icy winter? This is a delightful introduction to the natural world of the penguin, told in narrative form with beautiful, timeless illustrations.
The wiggly, squiggly superhero is now available in a paperback edition. Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! Hip, hip, hooray for SUPERWORM! Never fear, Superworm's here! He can fish Beetle out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm's rescue, when he's captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, all of Superworm's insect friends have a cunning plan... From the author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG, which have all been made into animated films shown on BBC1
Features the best-loved tale of Toy Story and includes two awesome figurines of Woody and Buzz!
Enter the world of Frozen 2 with Elsa and Olaf figurines as well as a storybook, activity book, stickers and a poster
When Mr Tickle decides to learn to swim, the Mr Men try to help. But his extraordinarily long arms do not make it easy and he can't resist a tickle or two! How is he going to learn to swim? The Mr Men and Little Miss Every Day series takes Roger Hargreaves' beloved characters on trips and activities that children will recognise from their own lives. All the Every Day Adventures have a 'Where's Walter' feature with Walter the worm hiding in every story making for a fun and interactive reading experience for children aged two years and up.
In this hilarious book, featuring three timeless fables, Dr. Seuss explores the pitfalls of growing too big for your boots! King Yertle the Turtle soon learns the pitfalls of becoming too big for your boots, in the first tale in this hilarious trio of classic Dr. Seuss fables! As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins is relaunching Dr. Seuss's bestselling books, including such perennial favourites as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Fox in Socks. In response to consumer demand, the bright new cover designs incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels, with the standard paperbacks divided into three reading strands - Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories belongs to the Yellow Back Books range.
Oliver, the Great Western Engine, is about to be scrapped by his owner, when some new friends come to his rescue! Based on the classic tales from the Reverend W. Awdry, with a stunning, modern look. Thomas Engine Adventures is a great way to pass on the tradition of Thomas to early readers. Children aged 2 and up will love meeting classic characters such as Percy, James, Gordon, and Toby down on The Fat Controller's railway. These fun, short stories come with a bonus spot-and-see activity at the end. Perfect for bedtime. Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for over 70 years. He ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.
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