Hold on to your lucky charms and delve into this bewitching collection of 30 fairy tales and magic stories, retold by the world's best-loved storyteller. Perfect for children aged 5 and up! Watch out for midnight goblins, three bears who live in the woods and strange unicorns in this magical collection of short stories by Enid Blyton. From lost slippers and fairy curses to imps without names and a dragon called Mr Wumble, there's fairy magic brewing. Who will live happily ever after? These traditional tales are ideal for younger children being read to and for newly confident readers to read alone. Each story stands alone and is the perfect length for reading at bedtime or in the classroom. Enid Blyton remains one of Britain's favourite children's authors and her bumper short story collections are perfect for introducing her to the latest generation of readers. Read all of Enid Blyton's bumper short story collections. New in 2020: Nature Stories Stories of Rotten Rascals Magical Fairy Tales Christmas Wishes *** Enid Blyton and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Another brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book, jam-packed with cute puppies and silliness. From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Dog is looking after some puppies. Quite a few puppies, actually, and none of them will sit! Not even on guppies, like they're supposed to! They're getting a little out of hand. But luckily Frog's got a cunning plan . . . Praise for Oi Frog! : 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series which has sold 1.4 million copies to date. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others), and Oi Goat! was the number one bestselling 2018 World Book Day Book. Oi Frog! won a Silver Award at the Nielsen Bookscan Awards 2019, and Oi Duck-billed Platypus! was shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2019.
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. An LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between - for fans of The Art of Being Normal , Holly Bourne and Love, Simon .
The story of Hiccup Haddock Horrendous III's rise to fame, through his dragon-training exploits, told in his own words. Printed on special stock with a beautifully designed jacket and added material including a new author's note. There is a special collectable feel to this book.
Everyone's favourite grumpy Panda is looking for love in this laugh-out-loud funny picture book! Mr Panda is offering free hugs to all his animal friends. But they are all too busy hugging each other! Does nobody love Mr Panda? Look out for more books starring the grumpy (but loveable!) Mr Panda. Over half a million copies sold to date! Please Mr Panda Thank You Mr Panda I'll Wait Mr Panda Goodnight Mr Panda Mr Panda's Colours Mr Panda's Feelings
Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books. 'A perfect animal double-act.' ( The Times , Book of the Week) Rabbit is surprised: some of the trees in the valley seem to be flying south for the winter. His friend Bear is sure that trees can't fly. Then there's a loud CRUNCH! from Very Near By. It sounds like the world's largest rabbit, eating the world's largest carrot. There's a new creature in Rabbit and Bear's valley, and he's trying to Change Everything. From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a tale of friendship, Progess, and all kinds of getting muddy. 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman
A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names... Over to you Frog! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends Praise for Oi Frog! : 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a Top Ten Bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others). And Oi Goat! was a 2018 World Book Day Book.
When an MI5 operation goes disastrously wrong, James Adams needs all of his skills to get out of Russia alive.
Meanwhile, his sister Lauren is on her first solo mission, trying to uncover a brutal human trafficking operation.
And when James does get home, he finds that his nightmare is just beginning ...
CHERUB agents have one crucial advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them.
Twelve-year-old Ryan is CHERUB's newest recruit. He's got his first mission: infiltrating the billion-dollar Aramov criminal empire. But he's got got no idea that this routine job will lead him into an explosive adventure involving drug smugglers, illegal immigrants and human trafficking, or that his first mission will turn into one of the biggest in CHERUB's history.
The final book in the Wizards of Once quartet. Warriors and Wizards combine forces against the dreadful power of the Kingwitch, whose searing evil threatens not only the Wildwoods, but all its creatures. Xar and Wish are on the final leg of their journey - first stop: The Mines of Unhappiness. Here, starvation is never far away for the Magical creatures who toil in its horrible depths. Xar and Wish must escape and fast; Xar needs to take control of his ever-growing Witchstain, and Wish must achieve her Destiny. But the Tazzelwurm is in their way, a grotesque monster who threatens to block every entrance. Time is not on their side, but the forests are calling them. Will their combined strength be enough for the BIGGEST quest so far; to defeat the Kingwitch once and for all?
Book two of the second CHERUB series, featuring a new cast of characters - just as compelling as the first, which has sold millions of copies world-wide.
The very first picture book from the winner of The Great British Bake Off and national treasure, Nadiya Hussain, beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey. A touching story about a little boy whose worry monster follows him everywhere he goes. It's there when he gets dressed, when he wants to play with his toys, and even when his friends come over to visit. How can he escape his worries? Having suffered with panic disorder herself for as long as she can remember, Nadiya wrote this heartfelt story to help give children and parents the tools they need to talk about worries and anxiety, to ensure that no child suffers in silence.
Hitler is working on his greatest weapon, and if the Henderson boys want to stop the Fuehrer they will have to undergo advanced sniper training, track down secret files in occupied France, and crack the secret code the files contain.
Ryan is about to board a plane, knowing that the next twenty-four hours will change everything. His mission is to stop the biggest terrorist attack America's ever seen.
Ryan works for CHERUB, a secret organisation with one key advantage: even a trained terrorist won't suspect that a teenager is spying on them.
For official purposes, these children do not exist.
In this penultimate book in the How to Train Your Dragon series, Hiccup has one last hurdle before the final battle can begin ...
Oi! Are you ready to learn your ABCs? Armadillos sit on pillows, bunnies sit on honey and cheetahs sit on fajitas ... Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of Oi Frog! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends! Praise for Oi Frog! : 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a top ten bestselling series which has sold 2 million copies globally to date. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others), and Oi Goat! was the number one bestselling 2018 World Book Day Book. Oi Frog! won a Silver Award at the Nielsen Bookscan Awards 2019, and Oi Duck-billed Platypus! was shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2019.