Your search returned 236 books.

All Aboard

Children will love twisting and turning this bright board book to follow the train on its journey, and will enjoy guessing who will get on and where the train will go next.

ISBN: 9781840896879

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Baby Einstein: Mirror Me

J Aigner-Clark

Using novelty mirrors and bright animal illustrations, this small, sturdy board book is fun to share, and can be used to introduce babies to different facial expressions.

ISBN: 9780439973274

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Baby Touch: Beep! Beep!

F Land

Ideal for babies from birth upwards. Use the vehicle-shaped tabs to turn the pages and look at all the different types of transport and the noises they make. Also available as an iPad app.

ISBN: 9781409307914

£7.99

Age: Baby to 3

Baby’s Very First Touchy-Feely Book

S Baggott

A perfect book for newborn babies with images that are easy to focus on as well as touchy-feely patches to bring the pictures to life. This padded 'soft touch' hardback is perfect for sharing or can be propped up for babies to see.

ISBN: 9781409508502

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Book of Nursery Rhymes

Ladybird Books

A great first collection of nursery rhymes featuring all the classics. Each rhyme is brought to life through lively, colourful characters and a flap to lift on every page.

ISBN: 9781844224890

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Busy Home

J Gosney

Part of a lovely ‘busy’ series of books, this board book provides an interactive tour around the home. Little fingers can open blinds, make the washing machine go round and help flowers grow.

ISBN: 9780230017160

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Clap Hands

H Oxenbury

Clap your hands and make some noise with this bright and cheerful board book. This delightful story will help engage toddlers and encourage a love of reading.

ISBN: 9781406319354

£3.99

Age: Baby to 3

Daddy Pig’s Fun Run

Ladybird Books

Will Peppa Pig's daddy make it to the finish line of the fun run and raise enough money to fix the school roof? This title combines simple text and vibrant illustrations in a durable board book.

ISBN: 9781409304869

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Dive In, Ducky!

A Kubler

Babies love to chatter with their toys and in these books, you can make the puppet talk back. Great to encourage children in their speaking and listening.

ISBN: 9781846432903

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Faces

J Fordham

This well-researched cloth book has been developed to appeal to babies from birth. The mix of high-contrast images, crinkly pages and a mirror make this a perfect introduction to books.

ISBN: 9780333994177

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Hamish and the Missing Teddy

M Munro

Toddlers will enjoy this second book about Hamish, a spirited but good-natured teddy bear. It’s the Great Teddy Bears’ Picnic and ‘his’ little girl’s birthday – can Hamish find her an extra-special present? A gentle story for younger children.

ISBN: 9781853408007

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Hooray for Fish!

L Cousins

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!

ISBN: 9781406314427

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Knock Knock! Mr Croc

J Lodge

This brightly coloured pop-up book also introduces telling the time. But watch out for the surprise ending as the reader wakes up Mr Croc by knocking on his door!

ISBN: 9780340878477

£6.99

Age: Baby to 3

Lulu Loves Stories

A McQuinn

Lulu imagines she is a range of characters in this charming picture book that celebrates the power of stories and imagination. Accompanied with a CD telling the story in more than 20 languages.

ISBN: 9781907825019

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

My First Word

DK

Packed with bright pictures and large text, this book will help children with word recognition and encourage talking and naming. A chunky book with hard-wearing pages perfect for little hands.

ISBN: 9781405359405

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Peepo! Bunny

E Butler

This simple yet effective board book features bright illustrations and die-cut holes so children can say 'Peepo!' to all the animals, and finally to themselves in the mirror on the last page.

ISBN: 9780230743762

£3.99

Age: Baby to 3

Teddy or Train?

A Lewis

Teddy or Train? Which do you prefer? Each of the babies in this book can either be smiling or sad. Children can rotate the heads to decide which in this innovative board book.

ISBN: 9781846432415

£6.99

Age: Baby to 3

Wally Whale

P Adams

A novelty bath book that tells a simple story and also squirts water! Best read in the bath, but being wipe-clean also good at mealtimes, showing babies that reading is fun everywhere!

£4.99

Age: Baby to 3

Yojojo’s Happy Happy Book

Egmont Books

This sturdy board book is great for little hands and children will love to press the button to hear the song. A must for fans of the Waybuloo TV series, in this story Yojojo wants to give his friends a gift.

ISBN: 9781405251631

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Bee-Wigged

C Bell

A sweet and funny take on the problem of being yourself and finding new friends. Jerry Bee has always had trouble making friends - people are scared until one day he picks up a wig!

ISBN: 9781406319323

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Busy Building Site

A Archer

Children will love finding out what happens on a building site from this brightly illustrated book with sturdy flaps to lift. Packed with lots of information including all the right vocabulary.

ISBN: 9781409308577

£6.99

Age: Baby to 3

Dogs Don’t do Ballet

A Kemp

A laugh out loud tale of Biff who is not like ordinary dogs. Biff doesn't think he's a dog, Biff thinks he's a ballerina, which is all very well - but dogs don't do ballet - do they?

ISBN: 9781847384744

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Little Drivers: Here to Help

D Crisp

When taken out on a road-test, this book is always the most popular title in our pre-school selection. Children love placing the double-sided figure in a pocket on each page to drive a variety of vehicles.

ISBN: 9781904550952

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Lost and Found

O Jeffers

One day a boy finds a penguin on his doorstep. Deciding it must be lost, he decides to take it home and they set out for the South Pole. A thoughtful and beautifully-illustrated tale of friendship.

ISBN: 9780007150366

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Lulu’s Clothes

C Reid

This wonderfully interactive novelty book in which Lulu chooses from a range of clothes with zips to fasten, pockets to look in, dresses to admire and colours to consider, has top toddler appeal.

ISBN: 9780747597841

£6.99

Age: Baby to 3

Peepo! Lion

E Butler

This simple yet effective board book features bright illustrations and die-cut holes so children can say 'Peepo!' to all the animals, and finally to themselves in the mirror on the last page.

ISBN: 9780230743755

£3.99

Age: Baby to 3

That’s Not My Truck

F Watt

This book is part of an award-winning series that combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page.

ISBN: 9780746093696

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

The Gingerbread Man

E Corke

One of a series of well-known tales retold in colourful picture book format with fun lift-up flaps that encourage prediction and discussion. Most stories can be purchased with or without a CD.

ISBN: 9781846431449

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

J Kerr

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? A classic story that continues to capture children’s imaginations decades after it was written.

ISBN: 9780007215997

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Pam Adams (Illustrator)

This classic board book retells a childhood favourite and its ingenious design with die cut holes shows all of the animals in the old lady’s belly! Also available in paperback and with a sing-along CD (ISBN: 9781904550921).

ISBN: 9780859537278

£3.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Thomas and the Bumpy Ride

Egmont Books

Younger children will love reading about the adventures of the various characters in this classic series. In this story Thomas is delivering bricks to repair the bridge, but he’s in for a bumpy ride!

ISBN: 9781405249812

£3.99

Age: Baby to 3

Where’s My Teddy?

J Alborough

A clever and funny story with a twist that is great fun to read aloud to pre-school children. Eddy has lost his teddy in the woods and when he finally finds him again he seems to have changed!

ISBN: 9781844284818

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Where’s Spot?

E Hill

Board book version of this enduring children’s classic. Spot is missing. Children can help Sally look for him by lifting the flaps to see if they can find him.

ISBN: 9780723263661

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Elephant and the Bad Baby

E Vipont

An Elephant takes a Bad Baby for a ride, and they help themselves to ice creams, pies and lollipops before Bad Baby learns to say 'Please'. A great repetitive rhythm and a message about manners!

ISBN: 9780140500486

£6.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Ernest

C Rayner

Ernest is a rather large moose with a rather large problem. He is so big he can't fit inside his book- but he isn’t going to give up easily! A beautifully illustrated story with a surprise, fold-out ending.

ISBN: 9780230712553

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

I Went to the Zoopermarket

N Sharratt

Young children will love this very bold and bright picture book, with its easy-to-lift flaps and humourous rhyming text about the ‘zoopermarket’, where the food is not all it seems!

ISBN: 9780439950633

£6.99

Age: Baby to 3

Love Stinks

D Postgate

In this humorous rhyming story Smelly Bill is back, and he's as smelly as ever - but now he's in love! Can Bill win the affections of a perfectly preened pup without cleaning up his act?

ISBN: 9781845394073

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Mini Picture Dictionary

S Turhan & S Hagin

Perfect for preschoolers, a board book version of the popular Milet Picture Dictionary featuring vibrant, artistic illustrations. Available in English and 20 bilingual editions.

ISBN: 9781840593679

£4.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Pip and Posy and the Little Puddle

A Scheffler

Pip is enjoying playing at Posy’s house so much he forgets to use the potty... The first in a new series from the illustrator of the Gruffalo that covers toddlers’ every day experiences.

ISBN: 9780857630049

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

M Rosen

This enduring classic is ideal for sharing with groups of children. The rhyme and repetition encourages everyone to get involved and can even be acted out.

ISBN: 9780744555721

£4.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

What I Like!

G Phinn

This bright and cheerful collection of poems, rhymes and finger games comes complete with an accompanying CD and is a great introduction to poetry for very young children.

ISBN: 9781846430282

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Penguin

Dunbar, P

Told more through pictures than by words, this is the charming story of a little boy and the rather mysterious penguin he receives as a present.

ISBN: 9781406312461

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5
5 to 7

That’s Not My Car

Watt, F

Children with visual or learning difficulties may enjoy the extra level of interaction offered by this series of highly-textured books.

ISBN: 9780746056622

£5.99

Age: Baby to 3

Mates, Dates & Portobello Princesses

Hopkins, C

Nesta’s struggling to keep up with new boyfriend Simon’s upper class background, but friends Izzie and Lucy are on hand as ever to give her plenty of relationship advice. Well-written fun.

ISBN: 9781853409295

£6.99

Age: 13+

Book of Nursery Rhymes

Ladybird Books

A great first collection of nursery rhymes featuring all the classics. Each rhyme is brought to life through lively, colourful characters and a flap to lift on every page.

ISBN: 9781844224890

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

But Where Completely Are We?

L Child

This book is part of an award-winning series that follows Charlie & Lola as they set off on another adventure, this time capturing the excitement of exploring – and luckily Lola has brought lots & lots of her favourite glitter pink milk!

ISBN: 9780141331515

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Hamish and the Missing Teddy

M Munro

Toddlers will enjoy this second book about Hamish, a spirited but good-natured teddy bear. It’s the Great Teddy Bears’ Picnic and ‘his’ little girl’s birthday – can Hamish find her an extra-special present? A gentle story for younger children.

ISBN: 9781853408007

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Lulu Loves Stories

A McQuinn

Lulu imagines she is a range of characters in this charming picture book that celebrates the power of stories and imagination. Accompanied with a CD telling the story in more than 20 languages.

ISBN: 9781907825019

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Aliens Love Underpants

C Freedman

Aliens and underpants make this a popular children’s choice, and the fun, rhyming text makes this a good book for joining in or sharing. Can be enjoyed equally by pre-school and older children.

ISBN: 9781416917052

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Dogs Don’t do Ballet

A Kemp

A laugh out loud tale of Biff who is not like ordinary dogs. Biff doesn't think he's a dog, Biff thinks he's a ballerina, which is all very well - but dogs don't do ballet - do they?

ISBN: 9781847384744

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Full, Full, Full of Love

T Cooke

A charmingly-illustrated, warm, family story about toddler Jay Jay. Every Sunday, he is taken to Grannie’s for dinner, where they share delicious food and he is fussed over by his many relatives.

ISBN: 9781844287826

£5.99

Age: 3 to 5

Lost and Found

O Jeffers

One day a boy finds a penguin on his doorstep. Deciding it must be lost, he decides to take it home and they set out for the South Pole. A thoughtful and beautifully-illustrated tale of friendship.

ISBN: 9780007150366

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

The Gingerbread Man

E Corke

One of a series of well-known tales retold in colourful picture book format with fun lift-up flaps that encourage prediction and discussion. Most stories can be purchased with or without a CD.

ISBN: 9781846431449

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

J Kerr

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? A classic story that continues to capture children’s imaginations decades after it was written.

ISBN: 9780007215997

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Pam Adams (Illustrator)

This classic board book retells a childhood favourite and its ingenious design with die cut holes shows all of the animals in the old lady’s belly! Also available in paperback and with a sing-along CD (ISBN: 9781904550921).

ISBN: 9780859537278

£3.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

We All Went on Safari

L Krebs

A wonderful rhyming picture book following a group of children as they set out on a journey through Tanzania, learning to count from one to ten in both English and Swahili.

ISBN: 9781841487823

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up!

M Willems

Join in the fun with this hilarious read-aloud story featuring the pesky, pestering Pigeon! It's getting late and the bus driver is going to and get ready for bed, but the pigeon isn't at all tired...

ISBN: 9781406308129

£5.99

Age: 3 to 5

Elephant and the Bad Baby

E Vipont

An Elephant takes a Bad Baby for a ride, and they help themselves to ice creams, pies and lollipops before Bad Baby learns to say 'Please'. A great repetitive rhythm and a message about manners!

ISBN: 9780140500486

£6.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Ernest

C Rayner

Ernest is a rather large moose with a rather large problem. He is so big he can't fit inside his book- but he isn’t going to give up easily! A beautifully illustrated story with a surprise, fold-out ending.

ISBN: 9780230712553

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Love Stinks

D Postgate

In this humorous rhyming story Smelly Bill is back, and he's as smelly as ever - but now he's in love! Can Bill win the affections of a perfectly preened pup without cleaning up his act?

ISBN: 9781845394073

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Mini Picture Dictionary

S Turhan & S Hagin

Perfect for preschoolers, a board book version of the popular Milet Picture Dictionary featuring vibrant, artistic illustrations. Available in English and 20 bilingual editions.

ISBN: 9781840593679

£4.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

Pip and Posy and the Little Puddle

A Scheffler

Pip is enjoying playing at Posy’s house so much he forgets to use the potty... The first in a new series from the illustrator of the Gruffalo that covers toddlers’ every day experiences.

ISBN: 9780857630049

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

There Are Cats In This Book

V Schwartz

A highly interactive, brightly-coloured book with simple language suitable for younger children, who will enjoy lifting the flaps and following the adventures of some very cheeky cats.

ISBN: 9781406324990

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

M Rosen

This enduring classic is ideal for sharing with groups of children. The rhyme and repetition encourages everyone to get involved and can even be acted out.

ISBN: 9780744555721

£4.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

What I Like!

G Phinn

This bright and cheerful collection of poems, rhymes and finger games comes complete with an accompanying CD and is a great introduction to poetry for very young children.

ISBN: 9781846430282

£7.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5

I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

L Child

One of the original books in the award-winning series that is now also a television show. Lola refuses to eat her tomatoes, but can big brother Charlie persuade her? Includes a frieze that can be put up on the wall.

ISBN: 9781846168864

£6.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

All I Said Was

Michael Morpurgo and Ross Collins

An inspiring celebration of the power of books and the imagination. A boy who dreams of flying meets a bird who dreams of reading a book and they agree to a swap…
This title is part of the Picture Squirrels range, with dyslexia-friendly features to support parents who cannot read confidently to enjoy books with their children.

ISBN: 9781781123485

£6.99

Age: 3 to 5

Wolfman

Michael Rosen and Chris Mould

The tale of Wolfman running riot through the town has a twist that will delight toddlers.
This book is part of the Picture Squirrels range, with dyslexia-friendly features to support parents who cannot read confidently to enjoy books with their children.

ISBN: 9781781123744

£6.99

Age: 3 to 5

Penguin

Dunbar, P

Told more through pictures than by words, this is the charming story of a little boy and the rather mysterious penguin he receives as a present.

ISBN: 9781406312461

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5
5 to 7

Dirty Bertie

Roberts, D

Bertie’s awful habits range from nosepicking to weeing on the flowerbed! Try and resist the "No, Bertie! That's dirty, Bertie!" refrain. Great fun to read-aloud.

ISBN: 9781854308207

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Ketchup On Your Cornflakes?

Sharratt, N

A simple but effective split-page book. Newer readers will enjoy concocting hundreds of fantastical food creations (cornflakes and ketchup anyone?) by turning sections of each page.

ISBN: 9780439950640

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Little Rabbit Foo Foo

Rosen, M

A wonderfully funny rhyme telling the cautionary tale of a naughty little rabbit, who rides around on a motorbike bopping everyone on the head. Luckily there’s a good fairy around to teach him a lesson!

ISBN: 9780744598001

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear

Gravett, E

A funny book using a series of clever illustrations to show how changing the order of four key words can result in some very different scenes! A simple but effective exploration of language

ISBN: 9781405090223

£4.99

Age: 3 to 5

Eat Your Peas

Gray, K

A read-aloud favourite featuring pea-hating Daisy and her mum’s evermore tempting bribes to make her eat them. Includes a frieze and stickers.

ISBN: 9781862302327

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Shark In the Park!

Sharratt, N

A fun picture book telling the story of Timothy and his new telescope. Lots of
rhymes, actions and refrains for children to enjoy make this a Words for Life favourite.

ISBN: 9780552549776

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Spot’s Noisy Night

Hill E

A good book for children who are between picture and chapter books, the 12 sound effect buttons help to encourage new readers to follow and interact with this simple story.

ISBN: 9780723259480

£9.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

But Where Completely Are We?

L Child

This book is part of an award-winning series that follows Charlie & Lola as they set off on another adventure, this time capturing the excitement of exploring – and luckily Lola has brought lots & lots of her favourite glitter pink milk!

ISBN: 9780141331515

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

The Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard

Rogers, G

A wordless tale of adventure and friendship set in the time of Shakespeare. No text means children can use their imagination to tell the story from the pictures alone.

ISBN: 9781741145359

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Aliens Love Underpants

C Freedman

Aliens and underpants make this a popular children’s choice, and the fun, rhyming text makes this a good book for joining in or sharing. Can be enjoyed equally by pre-school and older children.

ISBN: 9781416917052

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

We All Went on Safari

L Krebs

A wonderful rhyming picture book following a group of children as they set out on a journey through Tanzania, learning to count from one to ten in both English and Swahili.

ISBN: 9781841487823

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

There Are Cats In This Book

V Schwartz

A highly interactive, brightly-coloured book with simple language suitable for younger children, who will enjoy lifting the flaps and following the adventures of some very cheeky cats.

ISBN: 9781406324990

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

L Child

One of the original books in the award-winning series that is now also a television show. Lola refuses to eat her tomatoes, but can big brother Charlie persuade her? Includes a frieze that can be put up on the wall.

ISBN: 9781846168864

£6.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

30 Yummy Things to Cook

C Atkinson

Perfect for budding chefs, this photographic guide contains step-by-step instructions for a variety of recipes to inspire young cooks, including mini meringues and chocolate brownies.

ISBN: 9780746098387

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

31 Ways to Change the World

T Taylor

A fun and inspiring title, packed with suggestions to encourage children to change the world for the better simply through their everyday actions. All ideas are fun but add up to making a big difference!

ISBN: 9781406327151

£5.00

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Actual Size

S Jenkins

This highly interactive non-fiction book will amaze children and adults alike as they discover the true dimensions of nature’s largest hands, eyes, legs and teeth!

ISBN: 9781847801852

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

And Then There Were 10

Egmont Books

Find out how ordinary 10-year old Ben Tennyson becomes a super hero in this tie-in to the popular TV series Ben 10. A bright, comic-style chapter book full of alien adventures, quizzes and puzzles.

ISBN: 9781405246637

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Blaze the Ice Dragon

A Blade

With short chapters, a pacey style and plenty of magic and adventure, the Beast Quest series is ideal for keen and confident readers. In this title, Adam must defeat the terrifying Ice Dragon.

ISBN: 9781408303818

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Brilliant Bugs

S Tagholm

Discover a host of fascinating bug facts including which insect fires acid from its abdomen, whether all bugs have brains and what makes a flea flee in this beautifully presented information book.

ISBN: 9781405342889

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Cardboard Robot

F Hayes

The second title in a new series featuring friends Monkey and Robot, this picture book with press out pieces is ideal for new readers. Monkey doesn't want to play, but can Robot change his mind?

ISBN: 9781408806555

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

Chloe the Topaz Fairy

D Meadows

Disaster has struck Fairyland! Jack Frost has stolen all the jewels from Queen Titania's crown. Each stone controls a particular aspect of fairy magic. Can Rachel and Kirsty rescue Chloe’s in time?

ISBN: 9781843629566

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Cinderboy

L Anholt

A fabulously funny first chapter book from a series retelling fairytales in a modern setting. Cinderboy is heartbroken when he can’t go to the cup final, that is until his TV godmother appears!

ISBN: 9781841214047

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Contest Carnage!

S Cole

Another good-quality fiction series suitable for more confident readers, in this tale Teggs Stegosaur joins the pupils at Astrosaurs Academy for far-out fun and amazing adventures.

ISBN: 9781862305557

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Create Your Own Superhero Stories

Buster Books

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.

ISBN: 9781906082666

£5.00

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Dancing on Air

N May

Ballroom dancing fans will enjoy the Poppy Love series for newly confident readers. In this title Poppy and friends get the opportunity to dance in London’s West End, and maybe even on TV!

ISBN: 9781406329117

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Dirty Beasts

R Dahl

“No animal is half so vile/As Crocky-Wock the crocodile” Roald Dahl is at his very best in this selection of hilarious poems about animals. A great companion piece to Revolting Rhymes.

ISBN: 9780141501741

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Dressing up Fairies

N Lambert

A fun, interactive storybook for younger children, inviting the reader to select from a range of picture magnets to dress the fairies in beautiful outfits and accessories that match the rhyming text.

ISBN: 9781846666780

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Grace and Family

M Hoffman

Another story about the irrepressible Grace, who is excited to be visiting the Gambia with her Papa. Will this mean her family is more like the ones she reads about in story books? Good for fluent readers.

ISBN: 9781845078065

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Harry & Hopper

M Wild

Harry and his Hopper have done everything together since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy, but one day Harry gets home and Hopper isn't there. A touching illustrated story about dealing with grief.

ISBN: 9781407111391

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Horrid Henry Rocks

F Simon

The latest instalment from the ever popular Horrid Henry. The chapters work well as either read-aloud stories to share, or for children growing in confidence to read by themselves.

ISBN: 9781842551349

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

How-to Handbook

Egmont Books

Perfect for keen footballers, this practical handbook allows you to step into the boots of a David Beckham Academy player and discover top tips to help improve your performance on the pitch.

ISBN: 9781405246699

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Iggy and Me

J Valentine

Perfect for newly-confident readers, this is one of a series of funny and endearing family stories featuring the adventures of irrepressible 5-year-old Iggy, as seen through the eyes of big sister Flo.

ISBN: 9780007283620

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Jolly Roger

C McNaughton

A humourous illustrated book telling the story of 9 year-old Roger, who finds himself aboard the Golden Behind with a bunch of smelly, hairy, scary pirates. Great for pirate fans and less keen readers.

ISBN: 9781844284788

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Laugh-Your-Socks-Off-Even- More Joke Book

J Strong

Packed with jokes, quizzes, puzzles, games, extracts from favourite stories and a brand new short story! Great for dipping in and out of, this will appeal to humour fans and less keen readers.

ISBN: 9780141327983

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

Lizzie Zipmouth

J Wilson

A short chapter-book introduction to a very popular author for new readers. Lizzie isn’t happy about having a new step-family and decides to stop talking. Can anything or anyone make her unzip?

ISBN: 9780552557849

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Moshi Monsters: Disco Mystery

Based on the popular online world of Moshi Monsters, this ‘Pick Your Path’ book allows you to decide where the story will take you, as you become a monster and explore Monstro City!

ISBN: 9781409390770

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Penguin

Dunbar, P

Told more through pictures than by words, this is the charming story of a little boy and the rather mysterious penguin he receives as a present.

ISBN: 9781406312461

£5.99

Age:

Baby to 3
3 to 5
5 to 7

Romans Vs Dinosaurs on Mars

T Wessen

One of a fabulous new series of ‘mash-up’ books that combines popular children’s interests in fun and interactive stories. In this title, find out about the crazy world of Romasauria – you can even add your own illustrations!

ISBN: 9780857630018

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

The Playful Puppy

L Daniels

A gentle animal story from a popular series set in a vet’s. Recommended as a good first chapter book for confident younger readers and animal lovers, who may enjoy reading more by the same author.

ISBN: 9780340932506

£3.99

Age: 5 to 7

Think of an Eel

K Wallace

A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book and CD set, following the life journey of an eel. Each spread answers all the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about the life of this fascinating creature.

ISBN: 9781406312027

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Where's Wally: Fantastic Journey

M Handford

See how long it takes to spot wandering Wally on his quest in this title from the Where’s Wally? series.

ISBN: 9781406305876

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Window

J Baker

A beautiful, wordless picture book telling the story of a boy growing up from childhood to parenthood through the changes taking place in the world outside his window.

ISBN: 9780744594867

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

Yanks at the Top

Yankey, R

Simple text, colour photos and cartoon style illustrations tell the story of Rachel Yanks, who started playing for Arsenal at 16 and now has 80 caps for England.

ISBN: 9781841678511

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Dirty Bertie

Roberts, D

Bertie’s awful habits range from nosepicking to weeing on the flowerbed! Try and resist the "No, Bertie! That's dirty, Bertie!" refrain. Great fun to read-aloud.

ISBN: 9781854308207

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Gemma the Gymnastic Fairy

Meadows, D

Everyone in Fairyland is preparing for the Fairy Olympics, but how can they stop Jack Frost from cheating with his stolen magic items? Popular, formulaic fiction aimed at newly confident readers.

ISBN: 9781846168949

£3.99

Age: 5 to 7

Horse

Doyle, M & Rinaldi, A

Bold photographs follow the progress of a beautiful horse from its first shaky steps to galloping around the paddock. A popular choice for all pony fans.

ISBN: 9781416911036

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

Ketchup On Your Cornflakes?

Sharratt, N

A simple but effective split-page book. Newer readers will enjoy concocting hundreds of fantastical food creations (cornflakes and ketchup anyone?) by turning sections of each page.

ISBN: 9780439950640

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Laugh Your Socks Off Joke Book

Strong, J

Packed with jokes, quizzes, puzzles, games, extracts from lots of favourite stories and a brand new short story from the very funny Jeremy Strong, this a great book for dipping in and out of.

ISBN: 9780141325132

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Little Rabbit Foo Foo

Rosen, M

A wonderfully funny rhyme telling the cautionary tale of a naughty little rabbit, who rides around on a motorbike bopping everyone on the head. Luckily there’s a good fairy around to teach him a lesson!

ISBN: 9780744598001

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Make this Haunted House

Ashman, I

An impressive model kit including fantastic features such as pop-up ghosts, spooky picture frames and skeletons. Glue, scissors and a bit of work should result in a masterpiece!

ISBN: 9780746084427

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

The Diary of a Killer Cat

Fine, A

Ellie’s cat Tuffy brings her presents. Unfortunately, they’re dead animals so she’s not very grateful! Hear Tuffy’s side of the story in an entertaining story for readers new to chapter books.

ISBN: 9780141317205

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

The Emperor’s Egg

Jenkins M

The amazing story of how an Emperor Penguin chick is born and raised, told in friendly language, with beautiful illustrations and a read-along CD.

ISBN: 9781406312997

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

You Choose

Goodhart P, Sharratt N

A highly interactive book that lets children imagine what friends, family and possessions they’d like from a range of illustrated options. Perfect for shy children and less keen or confident readers.

ISBN: 9780552547086

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

Dino Dinners

Manning, A

Discover who or what is on the menu when it's dino-dinnertime. A graphically illustrated book that will appeal to dinosaur fans with strong stomachs!

ISBN: 9781845076894

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Eat Your Peas

Gray, K

A read-aloud favourite featuring pea-hating Daisy and her mum’s evermore tempting bribes to make her eat them. Includes a frieze and stickers.

ISBN: 9781862302327

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

How to Draw Animals

Watt, F

Budding artists will be inspired by lots of new information, techniques, ideas and projects including thumb-print lions and a farmyard animal race.

ISBN: 9780746063644

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Little Wolf’s Book of Badness

Whybrow, I

Little Wolf must learn proper wolfish behaviour, but huffing and puffing, saying rude words and fibbing don’t seem to come naturally! A hilarious book for less keen and confident readers.

ISBN: 9780006751601

£3.99

Age: 5 to 7

Mixed Up Fairy Tales

Robinson, H

These spiral-bound stories allow you to mix and match fairy tales to create dozens of your own sensible or silly stories! Highly interactive and great fun.

ISBN: 9780340875582

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Prehistoric Actual Size

Jenkins S

What would it be like to come face-toface with a two-metre tall terror bird?
This visually stunning book allows children to measure themselves against the real size of prehistoric animals and includes two dramatic pull-out pages.

ISBN: 9781845078201

£11.99

Age: 5 to 7

Rover

Rosen, M

Another one of our read-aloud favourite, this clever, thrilling and very funny book tells the story of a little girl who gets lost on the beach, from ‘her’ dog’s point of view.

ISBN: 9780747546894

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

See You Later, Alligator!

Kubler A

Crocodile has plenty of jobs to do around the house but Alligator is always too busy to help. The fun finger puppet can help to keep the attention of less keen readers.

SBN: 9781904550051

£6.99

Age: 5 to 7

Shark In the Park!

Sharratt, N

A fun picture book telling the story of Timothy and his new telescope. Lots of
rhymes, actions and refrains for children to enjoy make this a Words for Life favourite.

ISBN: 9780552549776

£5.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Sachar, L

A good introduction to a great author for newly fluent readers. Meet the eccentric and gifted pupils of Wayside in this story of an unusual school where strange things always seem to be happening.

ISBN: 9781408801727

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

Spot’s Noisy Night

Hill E

A good book for children who are between picture and chapter books, the 12 sound effect buttons help to encourage new readers to follow and interact with this simple story.

ISBN: 9780723259480

£9.99

Age:

3 to 5
5 to 7

Traction Man Is Here

Grey M

A thrilling page-turner telling the story of a day in the life of an action figure. Fantastic illustrations and a great plot make this a fun story for new readers.

ISBN: 9780099451099

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

A Footballer Called Flip

Whybrow, I

Jack is so short it doesn’t look like he’ll be allowed on the school football team – until his special technique is discovered, that is! An easy to read story from a series aimed at less keen readers.

ISBN: 9780340917985

£3.99

Age: 5 to 7

Bats

L’Hommedieu, A John

This large-format, fold-out information book is full of amazing facts about these often misunderstood mammals. Vibrant illustrations help to bring the text to life.

ISBN: 9780859539623

£8.99

Age: 5 to 7

Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

L Child

A quirky, fun tale for confident readers aged 8+, featuring another outrageous adventure for Clarice Bean and friends. In this story Clarice wants a role in the school play and to impress her teacher.

ISBN: 9781843628583

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

Even Stevens F.C

Rosen, M

The humourous story of a multicultural football team's unlikely rise to fame in the Cup Final. Bright illustrations and short chapters appeal to new readers.

ISBN: 9781903015711

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

Gorilla City

Small C

A battered journal reveals 8 year-old Charlie Small’s wild adventures, but are all the amazing stories just an elaborate hoax? Fun for less keen readers.

ISBN: 9780385617277

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

Horrid Henry Robs the Bank

Simon, F

Naughty characters such as Dirty Bertie and Horrid Henry are great for drawing in less keen readers. In this story Henry seeks revenge when Perfect Peter steals his birthday party theme.

ISBN: 9781842551325

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

Mammoth Academy

Layton N

A gently humourous book with quirky illustrations tells the story of lovable mammoth siblings Oscar and Arabella’s first day at The Mammoth Academy.

ISBN: 9780340930298

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

My Haunted House

Sage, A

Araminta Spook is just like any girl that likes werewolves and vampires. She’d love to see a ghost, and living in Spook House there is a fair chance she will!

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

The Jumble Book

Stevens, R (Editor)

This new collection of poetry has been designed with dyslexic readers in mind. sixty wonderfully funny poems layout, font and paper colour designed

ISBN: 9780330468657

£4.99

Age: 5 to 7

The Tale of Desperaux

Smith, M

A graphic novel adaptation of the 2009 film version of Kate di Camillo’s wonderful tale of the adventures of a brave and curious mouse.

ISBN: 9780763640750

£5.99

Age: 5 to 7

I’m 8 and I’ve Laughed …

M Symons

Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!

ISBN: 9780330517683

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

Patterson, J

Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gazzy and Angel are 6 very unusual children, and their amazing powers mean they’re often in danger – and being able to fly isn’t always enough to keep them safe...

ISBN: 9780755322022

£7.99

Age: 7 to 11

Steven Gerrard: My Story

Gerrard, S

The inspiring story of Liverpool captain Gerrard’s rise to fame, adapted from the adult biography for younger football fans. Still a lengthy read at 256 pages, so recommended for keen readers only!

ISBN: 9781862304383

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Coraline

Gaiman, N

A spooky story of Coraline, a girl who finds a parallel world beyond the door of her new house – complete with parents who have buttons for eyes…

ISBN: 9780747562108

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Foul Play

Palmer, T

A gripping, football-themed page-turner of a detective story featuring crimefighting fan Danny Harte in his first case on the trail of a top player’s kidnapper.

ISBN: 9780141323671

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

I’m 8 and I’ve Laughed …

M Symons

Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!

ISBN: 9780330517683

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Keeper

Peet, M

Paul Faustino, South America's top football journalist, relates the incredible story of the mysterious “El Gato”, the best goalkeeper in the world.

ISBN: 9781406303933

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Mortal Engines

Reeve, P

Less keen readers should enjoy this highly original page-turner featuring the adventures of two refreshingly different heroes.

ISBN: 9781407110912

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Silverfin

Higson, C

Silverfin, by writer and comedian Charlie Higson’s, introduces readers to the teenage James Bond in a gripping page turner full of adventure and excitement.

ISBN: 9780141318592

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Skulduggery Pleasant

Landy, D

A word-of-mouth bestseller, this modern horror story begins when Stephanie inherits her famous writer uncle’s estate. She soon discovers his inspiration…

ISBN: 9780007241620

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Stormbreaker

Horowitz, A

The first of 6 books in the action-packed Alex Rider series. When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, 14-year-old Alex becomes a teenage spy.

ISBN: 9781844280926

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

30 Yummy Things to Cook

C Atkinson

Perfect for budding chefs, this photographic guide contains step-by-step instructions for a variety of recipes to inspire young cooks, including mini meringues and chocolate brownies.

ISBN: 9780746098387

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

31 Ways to Change the World

T Taylor

A fun and inspiring title, packed with suggestions to encourage children to change the world for the better simply through their everyday actions. All ideas are fun but add up to making a big difference!

ISBN: 9781406327151

£5.00

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Actual Size

S Jenkins

This highly interactive non-fiction book will amaze children and adults alike as they discover the true dimensions of nature’s largest hands, eyes, legs and teeth!

ISBN: 9781847801852

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

And Then There Were 10

Egmont Books

Find out how ordinary 10-year old Ben Tennyson becomes a super hero in this tie-in to the popular TV series Ben 10. A bright, comic-style chapter book full of alien adventures, quizzes and puzzles.

ISBN: 9781405246637

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Blaze the Ice Dragon

A Blade

With short chapters, a pacey style and plenty of magic and adventure, the Beast Quest series is ideal for keen and confident readers. In this title, Adam must defeat the terrifying Ice Dragon.

ISBN: 9781408303818

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Chloe the Topaz Fairy

D Meadows

Disaster has struck Fairyland! Jack Frost has stolen all the jewels from Queen Titania's crown. Each stone controls a particular aspect of fairy magic. Can Rachel and Kirsty rescue Chloe’s in time?

ISBN: 9781843629566

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Cinderboy

L Anholt

A fabulously funny first chapter book from a series retelling fairytales in a modern setting. Cinderboy is heartbroken when he can’t go to the cup final, that is until his TV godmother appears!

ISBN: 9781841214047

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Contest Carnage!

S Cole

Another good-quality fiction series suitable for more confident readers, in this tale Teggs Stegosaur joins the pupils at Astrosaurs Academy for far-out fun and amazing adventures.

ISBN: 9781862305557

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Create Your Own Superhero Stories

Buster Books

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.

ISBN: 9781906082666

£5.00

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Dancing on Air

N May

Ballroom dancing fans will enjoy the Poppy Love series for newly confident readers. In this title Poppy and friends get the opportunity to dance in London’s West End, and maybe even on TV!

ISBN: 9781406329117

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Extreme Sports

Orme, D

Lots of great, highly-illustrated facts about a range of extreme sports from cheese rolling to parachuting, followed by a thrilling short story, 'The Climb'.

ISBN: 9781841675909

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

How-to Handbook

Egmont Books

Perfect for keen footballers, this practical handbook allows you to step into the boots of a David Beckham Academy player and discover top tips to help improve your performance on the pitch.

ISBN: 9781405246699

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Iggy and Me

J Valentine

Perfect for newly-confident readers, this is one of a series of funny and endearing family stories featuring the adventures of irrepressible 5-year-old Iggy, as seen through the eyes of big sister Flo.

ISBN: 9780007283620

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Jolly Roger

C McNaughton

A humourous illustrated book telling the story of 9 year-old Roger, who finds himself aboard the Golden Behind with a bunch of smelly, hairy, scary pirates. Great for pirate fans and less keen readers.

ISBN: 9781844284788

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Lizzie Zipmouth

J Wilson

A short chapter-book introduction to a very popular author for new readers. Lizzie isn’t happy about having a new step-family and decides to stop talking. Can anything or anyone make her unzip?

ISBN: 9780552557849

£3.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Moshi Monsters: Disco Mystery

Based on the popular online world of Moshi Monsters, this ‘Pick Your Path’ book allows you to decide where the story will take you, as you become a monster and explore Monstro City!

ISBN: 9781409390770

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Romans Vs Dinosaurs on Mars

T Wessen

One of a fabulous new series of ‘mash-up’ books that combines popular children’s interests in fun and interactive stories. In this title, find out about the crazy world of Romasauria – you can even add your own illustrations!

ISBN: 9780857630018

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School

L Sachar

Part of the very popular Wayside School series, in this unusual title top children’s author Louis Sachar (Holes) presents puzzle fans with more than 50 maths brainteasers that will keep children occupied for hours (answered supplied!) Ages 8+.

ISBN: 9781408801765

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Smelly Bill’s Whiffy Weekend

D Postgate

Younger children who loved Smelly Bill’s picture book adventures might like to try this new chapter book with three short, smelly adventures! In one story, Bill’s family try and take a break from the smell by leaving him at the kennels.

ISBN: 9781845394684

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Space Race

M Blackman

Jake won't stop boasting about his space ship, and soon he and Lizzy are involved in a race in this super space story for new readers from awardwinning author, Malorie Blackman.

ISBN: 9780552545426

£3.99

Age: 7 to 11

SpongeBob: Fool’s Gold

Various

Welcome to Bikini Bottom, home to SpongeBob SquarePants and his pet snail Gary. Fans of the TV series will love this comic-style book packed with new tales from this underwater world of adventures.

ISBN: 9781845769048

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Angel of Nitshill Road

A Fine

From an award-winning former children’s laureate, this chapter book for newly confident readers tells the funny and moving story of an angel that looks after bullied children at Nitshill Road school.

ISBN: 9781405233200

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Think of an Eel

K Wallace

A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book and CD set, following the life journey of an eel. Each spread answers all the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about the life of this fascinating creature.

ISBN: 9781406312027

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Where's Wally: Fantastic Journey

M Handford

See how long it takes to spot wandering Wally on his quest in this title from the Where’s Wally? series.

ISBN: 9781406305876

£6.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Worst Witch Saves the Day

J Murphy

Recommended for confident readers, the Worst Witch stories form a classic series. In this story, a new term at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches gives Mildred Hubble another chance to impress!

ISBN: 9780141314341

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Yanks at the Top

Yankey, R

Simple text, colour photos and cartoon style illustrations tell the story of Rachel Yanks, who started playing for Arsenal at 16 and now has 80 caps for England.

ISBN: 9781841678511

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Adventures of Robin Hood

Williams, Marcia

Told in lively comic-strip style, this book relates eleven action-packed tales about Robin and his merry men. The highlyillustrated, colourful stories keep less keen or confident readers engaged.

ISBN: 9781406311372

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Boffin Boy and the Invaders from Space

Orme, D

Simple language and Manga style pictures tell the story of 14 year-old genius Rick Shaw, who vows to use his brains to fight evil - as Boffin Boy!

ISBN: 9781841676135

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Laugh Your Socks Off Joke Book

Strong, J

Packed with jokes, quizzes, puzzles, games, extracts from lots of favourite stories and a brand new short story from the very funny Jeremy Strong, this a great book for dipping in and out of.

ISBN: 9780141325132

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

Make this Haunted House

Ashman, I

An impressive model kit including fantastic features such as pop-up ghosts, spooky picture frames and skeletons. Glue, scissors and a bit of work should result in a masterpiece!

ISBN: 9780746084427

£5.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

The Spot on my Bum

Walsh, Gez

Written in response to his dyslexic son's need for stimulating, approachable reading material.

ISBN: 9781872438108

£4.50

Age: 7 to 11

Three Cheers for Inventors

Williams, Marcia

Packed with cartoon-strip illustrations and short biographies, this features the fascinating stories of famous and not-sofamous inventors and inventions from around the world.

ISBN: 9781406301717

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Where’s Wally? The Great Picture Hunt

Handford M

The latest in a consistently popular series challenging readers to find bobble-hatted Wally in a range of ever changing scenes. Extra activities and stickers guarantee hours of fun.

ISBN: 9781406303827

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Artichoke Hearts

S Brahmachari

Twelve year old Mira is dealing with her Nana’s illness and when she meets the mysterious Jide. An excellent award-winning coming-of-age novel ideal for ages 11+

ISBN: 9780330517911

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Uderzo and Goscinny

Cacofonix is the worst musician in the entire ancient world – his singing makes rain fall! Will the magic carpet help Asterix and Obelix find somewhere that his ‘talents’ can be appreciated?

ISBN: 9780752847764

£7.99

Age: 7 to 11

How to Draw Animals

Watt, F

Budding artists will be inspired by lots of new information, techniques, ideas and projects including thumb-print lions and a farmyard animal race.

ISBN: 9780746063644

£4.99

Age:

5 to 7
7 to 11

I’m 8 and I’ve Laughed …

M Symons

Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!

ISBN: 9780330517683

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Mystery Mob and the Top Talent Contest

Hurn, R

One of a 24-part series using dialogue, humour and non-fiction elements to encourage less keen readers, featuring a gang of boys getting into scrapes as they investigate strange mysteries.

ISBN: 9781846804298

£3.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Puppet Master

Blum, P

Is a sinister hand puppet the reason for the school’s sudden leap in the league tables? Graphic-novel style pictures complement a fast-paced story.

ISBN: 9781846801822

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror

Priestley, C

A selection of super-scary short stories make up this spine-chilling book recommended for horror-lovers and less keen readers. Best read just before bedtime!

ISBN: 9780747589211

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

You’re a Bad Man, Mr Gum

Stanton, A

Roald Dahl fans will love this hilarious tale of mean, miserable old Mr. Gum, and the bath-dwelling fairy that hits him with a frying pan whenever his garden starts to look messy.

ISBN: 9781405223102

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Assassin!

Bradman, T

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.

ISBN: 9781842999790

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

Pilkey, Dav

Comic fans will enjoy this series of chapter books featuring an unlikely superhero. A page-turning plot and special features such as Flip-o-Rama help keep attention of less keen readers.

ISBN: 9781407103600

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Desirable

Frank Cottrell Boyce

The entertaining story of an unpopular boy called George whose life is transformed when his Grandad gives him an old bottle of aftershave for his birthday.

ISBN: 9781781124246

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Eyewitness: Sharks

McQuitty, M

Learn about the fascinating underwater lives of sharks in this guide, one of an excellent non-fiction series that combine photography and diagrams.

ISBN: 9781405329248

£7.99

Age: 7 to 11

Fergus Crane

Stewart, P

Fergus doesn’t realise his ship-based lessons are odd until a flying box reveals his teachers are pirates! Inventive fantasy for newly fluent readers.

ISBN: 9780440866541

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

How to Draw Manga (Action figures - men)

Gray, P

One of a series of books that help budding manga artists to learn how to draw a range of characters in different poses, including tips on shadow and movement. N.B. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9780749666194

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

I’m 8 and I’ve Laughed …

M Symons

Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!

ISBN: 9780330517683

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Silly Poems

Cookson. P (Editor)

A rib-tickling selection of silly poems by a range of old and new poets that children will enjoy dipping in and out of.

ISBN: 9780439959810

£3.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Space Plague

Shadow, JISBN: 9781840466942

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Tintin in Tibet

Hergé

Apparently a favourite of the Dalai Lama, this tale has all the adventure, intrigue and humour you’d expect from Hergé. A wonderful illustrated story.

ISBN: 9781405206310

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Wolves in the Walls

Gaiman, N

The dramatic story of Lucy’s spooky house, presented in a beautifully illustrated picture book format with text and graphics aimed at older readers.

ISBN: 9780747591627

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Amir Khan

A Croft

Amir Khan recently won his first world title. This inspirational biography doesn't pull any punches, relating how hard work took him from a small gym in Bolton to being Britain's youngest boxing champ.

ISBN: 9781842997529

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Beast Quest: Claw the Giant Monkey

Blade, A

One of a gripping new adventure series set in Avantia, a kingdom under threat from an evil wizard and six terrifying beasts. Imaginative fantasy that keeps the attention of less keen readers.

ISBN: 9781846169892

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Clarice Bean, Don’t Look Now

L Child

More insights into the crazy life of Clarice Bean – the story rips along at a hectic pace, starting with a flooded bathroom! Plenty of humour, but serious issues such as friends moving on also make this a good pick for confident younger readers.

ISBN: 9781846165078

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Cloud Busting

Blackman, M

Highly recommended for less confident readers, short sentences and verse tell the story of bully Sam’s unlikely friendship with the remarkable Davey.

ISBN: 9780440866152

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Kinney, J

Subtitled ‘a novel in cartoons’ the pictures and humour of the short journal style entries in this popular title will keep less keen or confident readers happy.

ISBN: 9780141324906

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Fame School: Secret Ambition

Jefferies, C

Talent, stardom, hard work and heartache...welcome to Fame School! Aspiring popstars will love following the kids at Rockley Park as they try to make their dreams come true.

ISBN: 9780746061206

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Fang of the Vampire

Donbavand, T

The first of an exciting horror series following the adventures of Luke Watson, a boy forced to move to Scream Street after he transforms into a werewolf, and his spooky new friends.

ISBN: 9781406320602

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Haunted School

Stine, R L

Tommy is worried about the strange pupils at his new school in this gruesome page-turner recommended for those not worried by nightmares.

ISBN: 9780439774758

£3.99

Age: 7 to 11

Heartbeat

S Creech

This feel-good novel written in verse follows Annie, who loves running, her family and drawing, as she deals with changes in her life, from her best friend’s moods to her mother’s new baby.

ISBN: 9780747571476

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

How To Train Your Dragon

C Cowell

The story of Hiccup Haddock Horrendous III's rise to fame, through his dragon-training exploits. Packed with lively diagrams and jokes, this is a popular choice for older or more confident readers.

ISBN: 9780340999073

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

I’m 8 and I’ve Laughed …

M Symons

Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!

ISBN: 9780330517683

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Jane Blonde

Marshall, J

When mousy Janey Brown’s godmother shows up, her life is turned upsidedown. Girl spy fans will love this tale full of action, gadgets and exciting twists.

ISBN: 9780330438148

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Killer Underpants

Lawrence, M

A hilarious series of books featuring Jiggy McCue and his friends. Jiggy’s adventure begins when his mum buys him a pair of underpants from hell…

ISBN: 9781408304013

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Letters to Cathy

C Cassidy

A selection of letters written to a popular ‘tween’ author, covering common concerns for girls growing up such as making friends, crushes, dating, following your dreams and more.

ISBN: 9780141328942

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Military Machines (Snapshots)

West, J A C

Tank fans will enjoy browsing this bright and colourful book, containing lots of statistics, photos and facts about army machines told in simple language accessible to less able readers.

ISBN: 9781846804489

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

More Horowitz Horror

Horowitz, A

A hitchhiker who isn't what he seems, a mobile phone that lets you contact the dead…just a sample of the sinister stories that you’ll wish you hadn’t read!

ISBN: 9781846169700

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Star Wars: Crisis on Coruscant

J Green

This ‘choose your own adventure’ book allows you to join characters from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and prove yourself worthy of your Jedi training! Includes links to online scenes and games.

ISBN: 9781409390077

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Star Wars: The Way of the Jedi (Decide Your Destiny)

Ladybird

A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’-style book from the ‘Clone Wars’ series. Children can choose the direction of the story and imagine themselves as a Jedi Knight. Includes links to online games.

ISBN: 9781409302964

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Stormbreaker (Graphic Novel)

Horowitz, A - Johnson, A - Kanako and Yuzuru

The official graphic novel adaptation of 2006’s film version of the novel Stormbreaker, beautifully illustrated in a modern manga style. Will appeal to keen pre-teen readers or less keen or confident teens.

ISBN: 9781844281114

£7.99

Age: 7 to 11

Superheroes (Snapshots)

Ridley, F

A mixture of short bursts of text, high interest topics including and colourful, enticing illustrations make this a great series for reluctant or less confident readers.

ISBN: 9781846804434

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Switched: My Sister the Vampire

Mercer, S

Long-lost twins Olivia and Ivy couldn’t be more different – Olivia’s a cheerleader and Ivy’s a vampire! A great story for aspiring Stephanie Meyer (Twilight) readers with a liking for horror.

ISBN: 9781405240864

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Bad Beginning

Snicket, L

If you like happy endings, don’t read the ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’, in which the Baudelaire siblings suffer all sorts of misfortunes!

ISBN: 9781405223102

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Great Hamster Massacre

K Davies

This humourous but gory illustrated murder mystery featuring two girl sleuths is a Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize-winner, and is highly recommended for 7-10 year old Dahl fans (but not for particularly sensitive readers!)

ISBN: 9781847385956

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

The Number 7 Shirt

Gibbons, A

Jimmy dreams of becoming a professional footballer and wearing the number 7 shirt like his heroes. Designed for dyslexic or less confident readers, this includes facts about top players.

ISBN: 9781781121337

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Thirteen Unpredictable Tales

Jennings, P

A collection of thrilling short stories with a twist in the tale – you’ll never guess how each story ends! A great book for reluctant or less confident readers.

ISBN: 9780140377903

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

Top Trumps: Extreme Wheels

Saunders, M

Car fans will love this photographic, statistic-packed guide to another 45 of the world's most exciting cars. One of a series of books recommended for less keen readers, including Football Stars and Sharks.

ISBN: 9781844254606

£4.99

Age: 7 to 11

Ugenia Lavender

Halliwell, G

Written by an ex-Spice Girl, the Ugenia Lavender series feature a lively 10 year old girl. The format includes short stories, news, top tips and puzzle pages.

ISBN: 9780230701434

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

Why Is Snot Green?

Murphy, G

Whether you’d like to know if rabbits fart or computers will ever be cleverer than people, this is a great choice for anyone who likes fascinating scientific questions to be answered in a brain-friendly way!

ISBN 9780330448529

£5.99

Age: 7 to 11

WOW 366!

Whybrow, Ed I

Fantastic stories from top children’s authors, each told in 366 words. Try out Charlie Higson, Anne Fine, Paul Stewart and even Tom Fletcher from McFly...

ISBN: 9781407107981

£6.99

Age: 7 to 11

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