A gripping and emotionally searing novel from a talented author, Looking for JJ explores the circumstances and motives behind the murder of a child - by her friend. Six years later, JJ has now been released, and has a new identity. But is there any way that she can lead a "normal" life?
From BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Richard Kurti comes an exciting, fast-paced thriller that shows the power science has to change not just our lives, but our very selves. From BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Richard Kurti comes an exciting, fast-paced thriller that shows the power science has to change not just our lives, but our very selves.
Anti, a quiet English boy living in Quito, Ecuador, strikes up a friendship with flamboyant classmate Fabian, who is everything Anti isn't: handsome, athletic and popular. What's more, he lives with his rakish Uncle Suarez, while Anti is stuck in the dull ex-pat world inhabited by his parents.
Welcome to Camp Reset, a summer camp with a difference. A place offering a shot at "normality" for Olive, a girl on the edge, and for her new friends, who are all dealing with their own battles. But as Olive settles in, she starts to wonder - maybe it's this messed up world that needs fixing, and not them.
This is a treasure chest of ideas to help prepare for Christmas, for the whole family. It includes simple, step-by-step instructions for novel cookery and craft projects such as snowball truffles, bouncing snowmen Christmas tree decorations and an advent calendar designed as a castle. It will keep excited children occupied in the run-up to Christmas.
This brightly coloured board book is specially designed to appeal to even tiny babies - with simple, high-contrast illustrations, touchy-feely tactile areas, fingertrails to trace and holes to peep through. Full of festive scenes such as santas and elves packing presents, accompanied by atmospheric Christmas music from the integrated sound panel.
A merry novelty book invites little ones to celebrate Christmas with Maisy and friends.What kinds of Christmas gifts has Maisy brought for her friends Eddie, Charley, Tallulah, and Cyril? With the lift of a flap or the pull of a tab, children uncover each surprise. As for Maisy’s present, they can help pick it out themselves with the turn of a wheel.
Here comes an irresistible, glittery Christmas-themed story from the Queen of Cute, Joyce Wan! This holly-jolly board book includes Wan's iconic bold lines, glitter, and embossing on the cover as well as eye-catching spreads featuring an irresistible cast of chubby, happy characters, such as a cheerful reindeer, a sweet sugar cookie, a dancing sugarplum,...
A bold and stylish introduction to the iconic and most-loved sights of Christmas by leading textile design Jane Foster. From Father Christmas to Rudolph the reindeer, these cheerful, retro-inspired illustrations will make the perfect Christmas gift for little ones.
Bible bb's are the cutest, most lovable Bible heroes! With adorably fun, yet reverent artwork, the Bible bb's present the classic Christmas carol "Away in a Manger" which tells the story of the birth of Jesus. Introduce your child to the heart of Christmas with this inspiring sing-along storybook.Bible bb's: Timeless Bible stories for a whole new generation!
Wreaths are strung with twinkling lights. Friends sing songsthat warm our nights.Little ones will love this gently refreshed backlist classic Christmas lift-the-flap board book from the bestselling baby and toddler brand creator, Sandra Magsamen. With heartfelt rhymes, adorable illustrations, and engaging lift-the-flaps, children will be merrily reading...
Little reindeer is hiding! Very young children will love peeping through the holes and touching the textured pages in this festive hide-and-seek board book, spotting a fox, squirrel and snowman as they search for the elusive little reindeer. Part of a gorgeous series for babies and toddlers, perfect for fans of That's not my...
This is a gorgeous new Christmas edition from the popular and creative Usborne Touchy-Feely team. Charming illustrations by Rachel Wells accompany a delightful, tactile retelling of the Christmas story, complete with fluffy donkeys, woolly sheep, a glittering angel and, of course, the baby Jesus sleeping in his soft blanket.
Renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo teams up with bestselling illustrator Jim Field in this stunning Christmas picture book. Dearest little Mia, This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card - you'll have plenty of those - and instead of a present - you'll have plenty of those too, I am sending you a letter . .
How Winston Delivered Christmas by Alex T. Smith is a festive book written in 241/2 chapters - one to share every day leading up to Christmas. Follow Winston the mouse as he sets out to deliver Oliver's letter to Father Christmas on Christmas Eve.He has a lot of Very Exciting Adventures on this Very Important Mission and makes some wonderful friends along...
A classic collection of festive poems, stories and activities by Kate Greenaway-winning author, Shirley Hughes. This beautiful Christmas anthology contains winter adventures, seasonal poems, festive recipes and easy-to-make craft activities as well as Shirley Hughes' trademark warm and classic illustrations.
My Christmas is for presents And fun and Santa Claus, I'd never want it spoiled By naughty dinosaurs. When a group of unruly dinosaurs threaten to ruin Christmas, one little boy decides to take charge. Will the dinosaurs listen? You bet they will!
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.
AJ's grandfather has always been the one to keep his unusual family together, so when he dies things start to unravel at the edges. AJ is worried about his parents but they don't really seem to notice. In order to deal with his grief and to keep his anxiety at bay, AJ does what he and his grandfather did best: running.
Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the case and save the day . . .Dotty is sporty, funny, creative, clever and FEARLESS: She is great with codes and puzzles and most of all - if there's a mystery to solve - she's your girl.
Mango and Bambang reach for the stars in the fourth book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a tapir. Described by The Sunday Times as having "real charm ... reminiscent of Paddington", these books are modern classics.Both Mango and Bambang are left star-struck when Bambang's cousin comes to town with Hollywood actress Minty Verbena.
YA stars Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan join forces to break readers' hearts in this contemporary story of star-cross'd lovers. Jess would never have looked twice at Nicu if her friends hadn't left her in the lurch. Nicu is all big eyes and ill-fitting clothes, eager as a puppy, even when they're picking up litter in the park for community service.
Can the worst pirate ever find his way home from the Island of No Return? My stupid brother has tricked me into the worst holiday ever... on the Island of No Return. I'm stuck here with just a chicken for company unless I can find some treasure - then Blackbeard says he will come and get me (nice of him).
Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Mum is making me take part in the stupid Pirate of the Year Award. All I have to do is fight an enormous sea monster, (doom), beat my oh-so-brilliant brother at something (please please please) and find the legendary treasure that no one has ever found EVER in the history of EVER (easy peasy,...