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A gently humourous book with quirky illustrations tells the story of lovable mammoth siblings Oscar and Arabella’s first day at The Mammoth Academy.
Can a Celtic boy save his tribe by assassinating the Emperor Hadrian - or will the building of a wall save them both? Vivid adventure for less confident readers.
Budding writers are invited to fill in the blank boxes that complete a series of action- packed stories about a daring superhero, in this fun title that introduces nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.
Little Fish has lots of fishy friends and this bright and colourful book lets young children meet all kinds of imaginary fish. Stripy fish, spotty fish, happy fish, grumpy fish, so many fish!
The dramatic story of Lucy’s spooky house, presented in a beautifully illustrated picture book format with text and graphics aimed at older readers.
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