This Christmas, join Michael Rosen and Tony Ross with their unforgettable retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved classic. In a school theatrical production of "A Christmas Carol", the boy who plays Scrooge is extra nervous because his very busy father is in the audience. However, it's likely his father won't stay for the duration, due to business.
From the million-copy bestselling author of THE PARENT AGENCY and BIRTHDAY BOY comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school? Strictest head naughtiest boy = chaos. Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors....
Double the trouble! An original novel by Michael Rosen, told alongside the Dickens classic that inspired it: Oliver Twist. Shona and her dad are moving house, and at Shona's new school, the rules are pretty confusing; she keeps getting into trouble without realizing! It's a lot like how it is for Oliver Twist, that boy she's reading about in English class.
A heart-breaking, heart-warming novel for everyone of 10 and older - this book will probably make you cry, and will definitely make you laugh. Cymbeline Igloo (yes, really!) has NEVER been swimming Not ever. Not once.But how hard can it be? He's Googled front crawl and he's found his dad's old pair of trunks. He's totally ready.
Toby lives a lonely life at the seaside hotel where he was abandoned as a baby - until he finds a girl lying on the beach at the water's edge, with a long green tail swaying gently in the shallows. Eliza Flot is a stranded mermaid and she needs Toby's help. But Toby's new friendship arouses suspicion back at the hotel.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY meets BUGSY MALONE for 9+ readers. In a city where candy is a crime and biscuits have been banned, Nelle Faulkner is a 12-year-old private detective looking for her next client. So when a notorious candy gangster asks for her help, Nelle is on the case.
A spectacularly funny feast of all things Walliams for super-fans, new fans and anyone who likes laughing out loud a lot. In glorious colour throughout! Welcome to the World of David Walliams. This spectacularly funny book is bursting with Walliams wonderment!
Although Sam has a long-term illness, all he wants is the chance to lead a normal life. So he is thrilled when he finally gets his mum and dad to let him go on the school trip to the Scottish Highlands. Sam's desperate for an adventure and wants to prove to everyone that he's just as strong as his friends.
The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending...
There are times when only a polar bear will do . . .Our flat isn't big, but at least it's high up. I can stand on the balcony and look up at the stars. I reckon Dad's out there somewhere looking up too.And I bet he's thinking about me. I do love Mum and Leo but it's hard work looking after both of them and sometimes
Having uncovered the secrets that lay behind the spookily pristine town of Perfect, Violet and the townsfolk are enjoying their new freedom from the maniacal rule of the evil Archer twins. But have they really seen the last of Edward Archer? Why is Boy acting strangely? And who is masterminding a scary zombie army?
New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Anne Frank, the writer whose diary captured the hearts of the public. Anne Frank was born in Germany to a loving family. But when World War II broke out, Anne and her family had to hide in a secret annex in Amsterdam.
When a flood closes the village school, Lulu invites the staff and pupils to come and join them at St Grizzle's. Dani and her friends can't believe their bad luck - it was awful enough bumping into Spencer and his cronies in the village but now they've got to share lessons with them. Before long pupils are clashing with pupils, there are pranks aplenty...
A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME. Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks.
Award-winning children's writer and former Children's Laureate Sir Michael Morpurgo has collected his greatest magical stories from all around the world and put them in one place. Here! From tiny heroes to talking frogs, and meddling fairies to mysterious sea creatures, this is a timeless collection to treasure forever. Beautiful colour illustrations...
A 6 BOOK COLLECTION OF ROALD DAHL'S PLAYS ADAPTED BY DAVID WOOD 1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factorys 2. Fantastic Mr Fox 3. James and the giant peach 4. The BFG 5. The Twists 6. The Witches
Farm boy Born to Run Shadow An Elephant in the Garden The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips A Medal for Leroy Running Wild Private Peaceful Alone on a Wide Wide Sea Listen to the Moon Little Manfred, The Butterfly Lion
Titles in the Set A Snowy Robin Rescue, Bad Day for Badger, The lonely Pony, Tiny Goat in Trouble, Bunny needs a friend, Little owl needs a home, The Abandoned Kitten, Lamb all alone, Puppy gets stuck, Litle lost Hedgehog
The Switch, Return to Groosham Grange Groosham Grange, Granny, The Devil and his Boy, The French Confection, The Blurred Man, South by South east, Public enemy Number two, The Falcon's Malters
Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins in the Cherry Tree Lane and the House Next Door
Explore the imaginative world created by Roald Dahl in this 15 book box set including bestselling titles which we have all come to love as classic films such as Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. This collection of Roald Dahl's most popular stories is a perfect gift for readers aged 9+.
Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this brand new collection features more Shakespeare Stories than ever before. From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.
A warm-hearted take on black identity in modern Britain by debut author, Kimberly Redway. George Turner is a misfit. He doesn't fit in with his family and his older brothers are trying to make sure that he's an outsider at his new school.He'll never be cool and he'll never get the girl... or will he?
From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers.Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the...