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TREH 7 years +7 years +
For fans of Barry Loser, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams, Andy Griffiths' The 13-Storey Treehouse books are wonderfully wacky, amazingly anarchic and marvellously madcap. In fact, we'd go as far to say you'll be laughing just as much as the kids!
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Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse and in the first book (The 13-Storey Treehouse) you can find out all about how it houses everything from a giant catapult to a tank of man-eating sharks and, perhaps best all, a machine that fires marshmallows at you when you're hungry.
As the books progress, this magical treehouse receives a number of 13-storey extensions - and things continue to get crazier! The 29-Story Treehouse finds it being home to an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; The 39-Storey Treehouse has a roller coaster providing the thrills; The 52-Story Treehouse is home to a real-life game of Snakes & Ladders; The 65-Story Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday; and The 78-Storey Treehouse only finds an ALL-BALL sports stadium being added to the development.
The short chapters and wild plots make these paperback books instantly appealing and Terry Denton's amazing illustrations just add to the thrills!
This collection includes books 1-6 in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The 13-Storey Treehouse series.
With tabs to twist, turn and slide, this gorgeous board book invites children into a magical world where fairies live. It follows two children as they find a fairy at the bottom of their garden and are magically transported to her place.
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Suitable for fairy fans aged 2 and over, this beautifully presented book is packed with things to spot and talk about and is sure to inspire any child's imagination.
It's packed with enchanting surprises as the children enjoy an incredible day.
There will be tea, tents, terrifically good jam and plenty of well-mannered competition in this celebration of that most quintessentially British of all traditions - the village show.
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Published in conjunction with the RHS and with a foreword from Alan Titchmarsh, this DK book explains how judges reach their nail-biting decisions and all the official guidelines they have to follow for reviewing fruits, vegetables and flowers. There are also tips from experts on preparing show-quality preserves and bakes.
Busting with awe-inspiring photography, this book is packed with staging tips, expert guides, photo diaries, and prize-winning recipes that provide a truly unique insider's look behind the scenes of your local village show.
Si King and Dave Myers are cutting down on meat - and they're sharing 80 of their favourite veggie recipes with you in this exciting cookbook.
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With their healthy edge, these tasty recipes will keep even the hungriest carnivore happily full. There are low-cal versions of traditional classics and family favourites and the recipes range from Lancashire hot pots to veggie sausages.
The Hairy Bikers have never compromised on flavour and whether you want starters, snacks, soups, brunches or mains, you're sure to find something you'll enjoy over and over again in their latest meat-free cookbook.
This contemporary and stylish book highlights all the incredible things you can do with the classic art form of watercolour painting.
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Watercolour has often been seen as conventional, easy to manage and perhaps inoffensive... this book changes everything. It shows you how to use a variety of modern techniques and learn a host of new tricks.
Written by fashion illustrator Veronica Ballart Lilja, it reveals how you can use luminous colour, dynamic composition, mixed media and so much more. From choosing the correct materials to using different object, it even showcases enhanced techniques like creating silhouettes for painting city skylines.
SSKY 3 years +3 years +
Britta Teckentrup has firmly established herself as one of our favourite illustrators and all of the books we have sold featuring her artwork have proven to be bestsellers. Under the Same Sky is a charming picture book that celebrates the emotions we all share.
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With animal characters, lyrical text and cut-outs for children to peek through, this is a lovely book that talks about how many people (and creatures) have the same hopes and dreams.
From lands near and far to the same seas and faraway forests, this is a gorgeous book for you to share.
Atul Kochhar is a Michelin-starred chef who you may recognise from his appearances on the BBC's Great British Menu and Saturday Kitchen. In 30 Minute Curries he shows you how to make simple and delicious meals in next to no time at all.
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With the aim of making curries at home far less daunting, the recipes in this collection all contain Atul's trademark combination of fresh British produce and a modern Indian approach and the photography of the dishes is sure to make your mouth water.
The curries make use of vegetables and pulses; eggs and cheese; seafood; poultry; and meat. Our favourite dishes include Mangalorean fish curry, Goan chicken curry and spiced red kidney beans.
WHLB 3 years +3 years +
Described as 'picture book perfection' by the Sunday Telegraph, these exciting stories all come from the bestselling duo of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.
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Both What the Ladybird Heard books feature rhyming text and bold artwork; Sugarlump and the Unicorn is full of sparkle; and The Princess and the Wizard is an exciting tale of good versus evil.
These books are great fun to share with Julia's flowing, rhyming text sure to delight little ears. Lydia's bright artwork is also beautifully appealing.
SSMS 5 years +5 years +
The Shopkins characters are here to stay and this fun-filled sticker book includes Shoppies and their Shopkins BFFs from both seasons 1 and 2.
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With over 1,000 stickers (including ones covered in glitter!), this book is bursting with Shopkins-themed activities, games and puzzles that will provide fans with hours upon hours of entertainment.
Why not get shopping and add this interactive Shopkins book to your basket?
Historian and travel writer Tom Fort, the bestselling author of The A303: Highway to the Sun, travelled the length and breadth on Britain (by bicycle!) to discover the essence of village life and in this personal and whimsical travelogue he shares his findings.
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The first model for communal living, villages still reside in many places despite the advent of technology and modernity. He explains how the chocolate box image of villages may be true in some cases, but how there are still some 'real' English villages remaining - if you can find them...
Littered with both historical analysis and personal memories, Tom's journeys take in over 6,000 years of communal existence and he also fondly remembers growing up in the village in rural Oxfordshire where he still lives today.
This set comes in a handy bag and is adorned with Petite Boutique's gorgeously soft artwork. The bag contains a height chart, a buggy book, a nursery rhymes book (with CD) and a peekaboo mirror book.
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The height chart is presented on sturdy board and measures up to 4 and a half feet so you can see just how much your little one is growing. The double-sided chart also has a selection of nursery rhymes on the reverse; the buggy book features things young children will spot when they're out and about; the nursery rhymes book is full of beloved rhymes and the CD finds them being sung by a group of children - perfect for giving your young listeners the confidence to join in.
Finally, the peekaboo book stars an array of funny characters and encourages children to copy the faces they pull and things they do into the fold-out mirror.
PTTR 5 years +5 years +
Despite their reputation, this 6-book collection shows that pirates can be polite, kind and honest. If you're lucky, they might even share their treasure.
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Designed to help children learn about the importance of good morals and positive values, these books look at how the pirates' actions and behaviour have consequences. They help children learn the difference between right and wrong and will help them decide on what to do when faced with difficult choices.
There are even notes for parents, guardians and teachers at the end of each story that will help with starting points for discussion. There are also follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.
This huge collection will take you back to the 16th century as it brings together the first three bestsellers in C.J. Sansom's Shardlake series.
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Set in 1537, a time of revolution when England had seen its greatest changes since 1066, the trilogy starts with Dissolution. In this book, Henry VIII has proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church and has brought in new laws, rigged trials and the greatest network of informers ever seen. Meanwhile, Thomas Cromwell has sent a team of commissioners to investigate the monasteries in an attempt to dissolve them. Dr Matthew Shardlake is a lawyer and long-term supporter of Reform, but when he's sent to investigate a horrific murder of one of Cromwell's team he begins to doubt everything he ever believed...
Dark Fire finds Shardlake trying to keep a low profile but this doesn't last long. He's soon sent to follow the trail of Greek Fire (the legendary substance with which the Byzantines destroyed the Arab navies) across the whole of Tudor London; and Sovereign finds Shardlake investigating the murder of a York glazier who may well be connected to the royal family...
Portia Simpson was Scotland's first ever qualified female gamekeeper and in this memoir - set against the glorious backdrop of the Scottish Highlands - she talks about the highs and lows she has experienced during her career.
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A lover of the great outdoors from a very early age, Portia talks about her childhood and how she managed to break into what is traditionally a conservative and male-dominated profession. She explains how she honed her skills, where she trained and the dedication that set her apart from the crowd - and even inspired a character in the BBC's Monarch of the Glen.
This is a captivating read that provides a fascinating and unique look at the life of a huntswoman while also offering a sense of wonder at nature's beauty.
ETSM 5 years +5 years +
This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.
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From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.
Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
ILVL 3 years +3 years +
Children who live in or are visiting London this year will love this sticker book that celebrates the best of England's capital city.
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It includes a sheet of puffy 3D stickers that can be used to decorate the inside of the book and anywhere else they feel appropriate.
This book not only has 100 stickers but also a wide range of colouring and doodling activities and even a range of card press-outs of bookmarks and door hangers.
The London-themed activities include colouring in passengers on a big, red bus, guiding a guard through the palace gardens to find a missing horse and counting the pigeons having a party at Trafalgar Square.
Acclaimed by Dennis Lehane and Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson is one of the world's favourite thriller writers. In this new 10-book collection, we've hand-picked our favourite Inspector Alan Banks novels and also added in some captivating stand-alone stories.
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The Inspector Banks series finds the detective looking into various horrific murders that have taken place in Swainsdale. A well-liked local historian has been found half-buried under a drystone wall in A Dedicated Man and it's up to Banks to get the key information out of young Sally Lumb, who is clearly hiding something...
The Hanging Valley finds a faceless corpse being discovered in a tranquil, hidden valley. No one is prepared to talk about it with Banks and his frustrations grow further still when the identity of the body is revealed; and in Wednesday's Child Banks investigates a particularly unpleasant murder at the site of an abandoned mine. This soon leads to an encounter with a truly terrifying criminal...
This collection contains books 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14 and 15 in Peter Robinson's Inspector Alan Banks series alongside two stand-alone novels.
Coffee lovers should switch their machine on, get a pitcher of steamed milk ready, prepare a thick espresso base and get set to make a barista-style coffee with the help of this little black book.
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Starting with an introduction from the coffee-loving authors, this book has a mouth-watering gallery of baristas around the world showing off their skills before then describing the basic techniques and principles they all live by. It then goes on to explain how to use stencils and the best ways to master free pouring, etching and even 3D foam sculptures. You could make everything from a cute bunny to a stylish snowman to sit atop your mug!
Revealing the secrets of making creative coffee, this book even contains five stencils so you can make stunning works of coffee-based art in the comfort of your own home.
BPBO 5 years +5 years +
From fields and woodlands to parks, gardens, rivers and ponds, this huge picture book from Usborne will inspire your children to get outdoors and enjoy the wildlife that surrounds us.
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Featuring birds, butterflies and wild flowers, the hand-drawn artwork is quite simply stunning and will give children perfect examples of some of the wonders of nature they can look out for on their travels.
Whether you're planning a walk by the river, a trip down the park or a ramble in the city, this is the perfect book for little nature spotters - whatever the weather.
In this follow-up to Kids Kitchen are 100 new recipes for both sweet and savoury dishes - and they've all been designed and developed with children in mind.
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None of the recipes use sharp knives or are cooked on the hob, meaning they're safer for children to cook themselves (with adult supervision, of course). Most of the recipes use measuring jugs and measuring spoons and there are photographs to help children know exactly what to aim for.
It even has dishes for children with gluten intolerances and coeliac disease. Among the recipes that can be added to family meals are up-side down baked potatoes, every-flavour pork chops and cashew couscous, while there are also over 50 baked treats including fresh lemon cupcakes and rainy day banana bread.
YVTB 8 years +8 years +
This innovative book has a cool maze on the cover and is bursting with interactive puzzles, brain busters and quirky fun.
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There are quizzes, conundrums and puzzles to test any child's brain and they range from the easily solvable to ones that may require more patience, practice and skill.
Among the tricky challenges are mazes, observational tests and memory games.
Famed for his love of motorcycles, Charley Boorman suffered a major road accident in Portugal in February, 2016. Having spent so much of his life on two wheels, the crash left him with a smashed right ankle, severe damage to his left fibia and tibia and serious concerns over whether he would be able to ride a motorbike again...
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Long Way Back is the emotional story of his rehabilitation. He reveals how he was unsure if he'd ever be able to walk properly and recalls everything from the ambulance ride to the Portuguese hospital where operations took place and even the medivac flight back to London.
Written in alternating chapters during the time he was unable to walk, Charley also provides an introspective account of his childhood and aspiring love of motorbikes and all the formative influences of his life including his touring film director father, long-time friend Ewan McGregor and Jason Connery (Sean's son), the man who introduced him to bikes.
KD9228 8 years +8 years +
Coming with a lock so children can keep them all secret, this journal can help them unlock the mysteries of their dreams.
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It explains what dreams mean and even provides tips and tricks for making the most of the things children's minds thinks about while they're fast asleep.
Children can jot down their dreams the moment they wake up and discover all sorts of things with this beautiful book. It gives children the chance to analyse their dreams, figure out the reasons for bad dreams and think about how the things happening in their life could affect what they were dreaming about.