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The tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs.
This is a story of the magic of childhood on the farm. Children will be entranced with Charlotte the spider, Wilbur the pig, and Fern, the little girl who understood their language.
The delightful black and white drawings by Garth Williams are full of the wonderful detail that children love and have a warm-hearted, timeless appeal – a truly perfect complement to Charlotte's Web.
The brilliant new book from Megan Rix, telling the story of Florence Nightingale through the eyes of her young ward. Florence loved cats, and had many during her lifetime. This is the perfect introduction to the Lady with the Lamp for young children, told with warmth, humour and adorable animals.
Summer 1888: In a fancy house in London, a kitten called Scamp escapes through an open window and finds himself lost in the middle of the city. Across Hyde Park, a young girl called Beth is marching with thousands of other girls to protest the working conditions in the Bryant and May match factories.
When Beth stumbles across the tiny kitten she finds that he belongs to none other than Miss Florence Nightingale, who is now indebted to Beth for returning her beloved pet. So begins an unlikely friendship between the great lady, her mischievous kitten, and Beth the penniless orphan.
But when Beth's sister Iris is struck down with illness in one of the poorest parts of London, can Beth, Scamp and Miss Nightingale find a way to save her before it's too late?
'An ideal book for kids to learn about the importance of good manners.' Sun Mr Panda is happy to help his friends prepare for a special surprise - IF they remember to say thank you! The grumpiest of Pandas and his friends are back for a third hilarious story about the importance of good manners. A durable board book edition perfect for small hands. Please Mr Panda has taken the publishing world by storm, selling over 600,000 copies since it was first published. Created by Steve Antony, winner of Oscar's First Book Prize, nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. 'There's a new pre-school politeness tsar in town.' The Times
“Ek sal my lewe lank aan jou dink, ek belowe ek sal. Ek sal jou nooit vergeet nie.” Bertie red 'n wit leeuwelpie uit die veld in Afrika. Hulle is onafskeidbaar, maar dan word Bertie ver weg na 'n kosskool in Engeland gestuur en die leeu word aan 'n sirkus verkoop. Bertie sweer hulle sal mekaar eendag weer sien, maar die skoenlapperleeu maak seker dat hulle vriendskap nooit vergeet sal word nie. “Die skoenlapperleeu is uniek onder diere en boeke en sal almal se harte raak – jonk sowel as oud.” Virginia McKenna, born free-stigting.
Join Splosh on his busy day in this fun story from the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas. Splosh has a busy day at Little School planned - there's all his fluffy duck friends to see, kites to fly and painting to be done. Will he be able to do everything? This adorable story will introduce the daily routine to the youngest of readers.
Hamster Holmes and his firefly sidekick, Dr. Watt, solve a colorful new mystery in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read story perfect for beginning readers! Hamster Holmes and his firefly sidekick, Dr. Watt, have a new case...and for the first time, Hamster Holmes is stumped. It all began when an owl named Rufus Feathers started to design a new tile patio for his house, and the yellow tiles went missing. The hardest part of this case? There is only one clue! Will this be the case that finally stumps Hamster Holmes and Dr. Watt?
This 6x9 jacketed hardcover bind ups include 4 stories featuring your favorite I Can Read character, Paddington Bear.
lyrical story about overcoming universal childhood fears. Tom draws a tiger, inspired by his visit to the art gallery. That night, when Tom can't sleep, the tiger pads out of his drawing and purrs, "Let's go for a walk!" Tom is afraid, but the tiger's presence is reassuring as they set off into the forest. One by one, Tom's fears are allayed by the tiger, and when the journey is over, back home in his bed, Tom falls peacefully asleep.
Tom teken 'n tier na sy besoek aan die kunsgalery. Daardie nag stap die tier uit die prent teen die muur tot langs hom en spin: "Kom ons gaan stap!" Tom is bang, maar die tier stel hom gerus. Hierdie verhaal, geďnspireer deur Henri Rousseau se skildery Tier in 'n tropiese storm (Verras!) sal kinders help om vrese te oorkom, nes Tom op sy nagtelike uitstappie met 'n tier.
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat. Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper. Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider. Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the farms. Now the farmers have hatched a plan to BANG-BANG-BANG shoot Mr Fox dead. But, just when they think Mr Fox can't possibly escape, he makes a fantastic plan of his own . . . Listen to FANTASTIC MR FOX and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound-effects from Pinewood Studios! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
Bird is just about to put the finishing touches on her new home when she suddenly finds that her nest is already full - of someone else. So she reluctantly builds another nest. But Fox finds this new nest quite comfy, and Brush Hog loves the view from Bird's next attempt. Soon the Acacia tree is bursting with happily nested animals of all shapes and stripes - everyone except bird! But when Bird finally finds a way to evict her unwelcome guests, the animals realise their mistake and build a nest that's big enough for all of them. Well, almost.
A brilliantly funny story all about celebrating difference, from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts – perfect for young dinosaur fans everywhere!
Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur's egg ends up in the wrong nest, confusion is sure to ensue! When the baby dinosaur hatches out, he's so out of place that his grisly big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet life munching on water weed . . .
Tyrannosaurus Drip is a fantastic rhyming adventure story from Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo, with wonderfully funny illustrations from award-winning illustrator David Roberts. This roar-tastic book all about celebrating difference is sure to become a firm favourite with young dinosaur fans.
Enjoy the other stories by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts: The Troll, Jack and the Flumflum Tree, The Flying Bath and The Cook and the King.
A funny rhyming story about friendship and enjoying brilliant books together.
Terry and the Brilliant Book is a warm and witty book about sharing and the joy to be found in reading and playing with friends.
Terry and Sue are best friends. And every year, for their birthdays, they give one another a ball. They love playing ball together! But then, one birthday, Sue gives Terry . . . a book! At first Terry is confused. You can't bounce a book, and you can't bat a book. What on earth is he meant to do with it? But when he eventually starts reading it, he finds the book is so good that he just can't put it down. And this brings a host of problems all of its own . . .
Nicola Kent's wonderfully imaginative rhyming text, bright, jewel-like colours and eye-catching illustrations make this a truly stunning picture book - perfect for sharing!
Lucy's snow globe has a little forest and house inside, and sometimes, when Lucy makes a wish and shakes the globe, magical things can happen . . . Curl up with this collection of three wonderful stories - where Lucy rescues a very special little reindeer, helps a bunny find a home, and saves a baby otter. This collection of warm and traditional festive stories is an ideal Christmas present for any child who loves animals. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Sophy Williams, illustrator of Holly Webb's animal stories, the simple language and short chapters make it perfect for young readers who are starting to read independently. Featuring Lucy's Secret Reindeer, Lucy's Magic Snow Globe, and Lucy's Winter Rescue, this lovely collection will make a magical addition to any bookshelf.
Innis Munro is walking home across the bleak wilderness of Nin Island when he hears the chilling howl of a wolf. But there are no wolves on the island - not since they were hunted to extinction, centuries ago. He decides to investigate his island home and accepts an ancient challenge: he who jumps the Bonnie Laddie's Leap wins a fortune. As the wolves rise from the darkness of history, and long-buried secrets resurface, Innis's adventure truly begins ...
Ideal for small hands, this board book edition of Max at Night is the perfect bedtime read. Meet Max - the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller! Witty and heart-warming, stylish and beautifully illustrated, Max the Brave is now ready for a nighttime adventure. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight. . . Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find the moon to say goodnight to, he sets out to find it. But that's not as easy as Max had hoped...
Celebrating acceptance and being who you really are, this joyful story is about Cliff, the crocodile who wants to wear a dress. When the hyenas laugh at Cliff, he pretends he's dressing up for a play. But no play exists! Luckily his friend Freddy comes to the rescue and creates a show for Cliff to star in. But what will his dad say when he sees him? A funny story about inclusion and supporting your friends and family. Jeanne Willis is an award-winning author who has written over 150 books, including The Bog Baby, the Paddington Movie novelisation and Tadpole's Promise.
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