Favourite Authors

  • AOKNP 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross and hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included! Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first? 3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF! Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!
  • ALJKO 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.89
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    A little boy getting ready for bed looks up at the moon and wonders whether it can speak English as it shines all over the world. He tells the moon about his day - it's not lonely falling asleep when you share your day's adventures with the moon. A timeless bedtime picture book from bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and Ben Cort, illustrator of Aliens Love Underpants. Audio read by Lenny Henry. Lenny Henry has risen from being a cult star on children's television to being one of Britain's best known and loved personalities.
  • AHDYS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    This is a little library of four books about Peter Rabbit and his friends. Beatrix Potter's timeless character Peter Rabbit comes to life in a brand new animated series. Mischievous, charming and brave, Peter is a hero who overcomes obstacles, outwits predators and dodges danger on his exciting adventures. This adorable set of four little books is the perfect way to meet everyone from Peter Rabbit's world. Each main character has a little book of their own. Choose between adventurous Peter Rabbit himself, his cousin Benjamin Bunny, clever white rabbit Lily Bobtail, and silly mischievous Squirrel Nutkin. As soon as Peter Rabbit hits the screen with his funny friends, his taste for radishes and his thirst for adventure, everyone will want to join the gang. Be one of the first with this cute box of books - perfectly sized for little paws to hold. This brand new animation is based on the animal characters created by Beatrix Potter. Look out for these other fantastic books: Mystery Thief; Treehouse Rescue; and Peter Rabbit Sticker Activity Book.
  • AOYLW Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Four of Beatrix Potter's most popular tales are here retold for younger children. This is a brilliant introduction to the world of Peter Rabbit and the perfect book for bedtime! It includes: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, and, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle.
  • APDME
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    To celebrate 150 years since the first publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this gorgeous collection of one hundred postcards features a mix of Sir John Tenniel's original and iconic illustrations coloured by various artists including Harry G. Theaker, Diz Wallis and John Macfarlane, alongside stunning modern designs. Curious Alice, the bossy White Rabbit, the formidable Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter all feature in this exquisite collection. Each card has an appropriate quotation on the back, setting the image in context of the stories, or the history of this iconic publication. Celebrating the extraordinary beauty and imagination of Wonderland, Alice: 100 Postcards from Wonderland is the perfect gift for anyone that loves Alice, illustration, or design.
  • RAP2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Toddlers will love heading over to Acorn Wood in this romping, rhyming riot of a book that finds Rabbit unable to get to sleep. With its familiar themes, we reckon Rabbit's Nap will quickly become a bedtime favourite for all the family.

    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning author-and-illustrator team behind the Gruffalo, this anniversary edition lift-the-flap board book is full of funny, rhyming text.

    Children will love seeing who is responsible for each noise that is keeping Rabbit awake by lifting the flaps. The handy size makes this a book ideal for taking away on long journeys as well.
  • HDZ2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning creators of The Gruffalo, kids will love joining the fun in Acorn Wood in this little book!

    Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help Pig find out where Hen is hiding?

    With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales From Acorn Wood have been delighting both parents and toddlers for over fifteen years.
  • AQWCG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A magical new classic in the making from the creator of the beloved favourite, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Once there was a little boy called Matty, and he was very sad...From the creator of the iconic picture books The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, comes a brand new story about joy, parties...and crocodiles! Matty is sick, and very sad because he's too sick to go to the Queen's birthday party! But when he gets an unexpected visitor, it seems that Matty might not miss out after all...
  • GFR2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The Gruffalo's Child is the sequel to Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's award-winning book, The Gruffalo. This board book version of the rhyming classic will captivate the attention of babies and toddlers from 1+.

    The Gruffalo's child is a naughty mini-version of her dad, who is tempted into the deep, dark woods in search of the big, bad mouse she's heard so much about. This story is a treat both to read and listen to!
  • ASMJJ Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Come play with everyone's favourite family pet, in this bumper board book collection of stories especially for younger readers. Mog the Forgetful Cat is everyone's favourite family pet. This bumper board book is a collection of four Mog stories especially for her youngest fans! Contains: Mog and Me Mog in the Garden Mog's Kittens Mog's Family of Cats
  • AUCZQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A delightful set of miniature Mog books, to introduce younger readers to everyone's favourite forgetful family pet! Mog the Forgetful Cat has been everyone's favourite family pet since her first book in 1970, and is now a TV star too! This delightful set of miniature board books in a slipcase introduces Mog to the very young, with four books all about Mog: Mog's Family Mog's Day Mog Loves Mog Plays The perfect gift for Mog fans old and new, My First Mog books is the perfect way to take young readers into Mog's world for the first time.
  • AUMTM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    AS READ BY GERALDINE MCEWAN. The classic christmas story of everyone's favourite family cat, Mog, in this beautiful book and CD edition. READ BY GERALDINE MCEWAN. It's Christmas, and Mog's house is full of strange noises and peculiar smells. Everyone is busy hanging holly and blowing up balloons, and where is that tree going...? Mog is not happy. So she escapes to the roof, and there she stays...until, unexpectedly, she returns with a bump! Happy Christmas, Mog! This delightful Book and CD features an audio reading by the Olivier and Tony award nominated, BAFTA winning actress Geraldine McEwan.
  • BRIZH
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    Share in fifty years of magic... The classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by millions of children since it was first published fifty years ago, and is now available in this spectacular hardback and slipcase edition to celebrate this very special anniversary. The Tiger has been coming to Tea for 50 glorious years! Celebrate this incredible anniversary with this beautiful slipcased hardback edition, featuring sketches and notes from the making of the book, explained and elaborated on in Judith Kerr's own words. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger! This inimitable picture book is perfect for reading aloud, or for small children to read to themselves time and again. First published in 1968 and never out of print, it has become a timeless classic enjoyed and beloved by generations of children. The magic begins at teatime!
  • ATAXA Babies
    Babies
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    This beautiful book is the perfect first introduction to Alice. Alison Jay's unique crackle-glazed style deftly captures Carroll's well-loved characters and will entertain babies and toddlers as she races through the story in a verb per page ('drink' / 'shrink'; 'eat' / 'grow'). Alice, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter are all represented here. The board book encapsulates the zany other-worldness of Carroll's novel.
  • AKYEB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Charlie longs to see inside Mr Willy Wonka's enormous chocolate factory. Now Mr Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates. Will one of them be Charlie? Follow the story and listen to the brilliant audio CD.
  • BGKIF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Go 'Grrrr ...' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, help Monkey search for his mum and see if the little old lady can make some room in her house! The Gruffalo and Other Stories CD is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, as well as by the author herself, Julia Donaldson. Each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total CD running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Stories: A Squash and a Squeeze Monkey Puzzle The Gruffalo The Smartest Giant in Town
  • AHAQS Babies
    Babies
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    More in the exciting Gruffalo baby and toddler series from the bestselling Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, featuring all your favourite characters from the deep dark wood.

    Learn about colours, numbers, opposites and animals with this fabulous set of four bold, bright board books, now available in a miniature slipcase.

    A perfect gift for young Gruffalo fans!
  • BLYDJ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.29
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    This foiled boxset contains board book editions of THE GRUFFALO and THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD - the two award-winning, bestselling stories that have been delighting children and adults the world over for more than a decade. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture book partnership ever, and translated into over fifty languages, these two modern classics are now available as board books together in one beautifully designed box - the perfect Gruffalo gift.
  • ADADM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £19.99
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    The Gruffalo's Child introduces more magical rhyming fun from Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler. The award-winning team have created an enchanting sequel to The Gruffalo with a bold and naughty character who goes in search of a big, bad mouse.

    Young readers will love the cleverness of the cunning mouse and the cute and impulsive mini Gruffalo. The perfect book for children from 3+.
  • ADTIU 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
    Written by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross, Horrid Henry's Author Visit is a laugh-out-loud story starring the naughtiest boy in books - and this edition comes with a CD audiobook!

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

    It is Book Week at Horrid Henry's school, and TJ Fizz, Henry's favourite author in the whole world, is coming in to talk to his class.

    So he can't believe his rotten luck when he is sent to listen to the Happy Nappy song with the Infants instead. He has to escape - but how? The audiobook is read by Miranda Richardson