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  • TENBB 3 years +
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    From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, comes a classic baby bedtime book with a perfect lullaby ending. Baby, baby soft and sweet, almost good enough to eat! It's night-night time so come with me, and hear my bedtime recipe. An utterly charming tale. No bedtime collection should be without it.
  • ACIMF 3 years +
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    When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It's brave! It's bold! And it involves a ghost pirate ship, some rather gullible fishermen, and cats LOTS of cats. With an infectious rhyming text and laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is set to become a firm favourite for fans of life on the high seas.
  • AKQVU 3 years +
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    From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize comes a pacy rhyming adventure, perfect for any child who loves trains. When a naughty little mouse steals cheese from the station master, a battle between cat and mouse follows! But they put their differences aside when a big, red steam train comes tearing down the track straight towards them! Exquisitely illustrated, this cat and mouse chase is a truly memorable ride that will be good for many repeated trips. Praise for Cats Ahoy by Peter Bently: 'It was the sort of book that you can read over and over and never get bored.' - The Guardian
  • AKQTQ 3 years +
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    King Jack and the Dragon is a magical make-believe story illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over ...but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere. This paperback and CD features a wonderful audio retelling of this lovely bedtime story.
  • AIOFI 3 years +
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    The complete story and original illustrations of THE SHARK IN THE DARK by Peter Bently and Ben Cort have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version offers children a natural next step on from picture books to support them as they grow in reading confidence. The Shark in the Dark is heading this way - and he's HUNGRY! Will the flustered fish become saltwater snacks, or can they come up with a plan to teach that greedy shark a lesson he'll never forget? "This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage young children to become enthusiastic, independent readers." - Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge Sixteen titles available in this series, including THE GRUFFALO, ROOM ON THE BROOM, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, HAMILTON'S HATS, CATS AHOY!, THE PRINCESS AND THE PIG and MONSTERS: AN OWNER'S GUIDE.
  • AIOQK 3 years +
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    You may think your parents just boss you around and tell you what to do. And there's no getting away from it - they do have to do quite a lot of that! But there's so much more to them - did you realise they are also tent poles for dens that are wonky, dustbins for bit you don't want to eat up and grandstands to make you grow tall?
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    It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each Busy Wheels book offers a colourful vehicle adventure, sounds to mimic and an exciting job to get done! Space Shuttle is on a mission! Commander Mandy and the crew are on their way to fix a satellite in orbit. But it's not the simple mission they had hoped for...
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    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt!The Tooth Fairy helps the Easter Bunny hide eggs inside wellington boots, under logs and inside a wheelbarrow. All is set for the Easter egg hunt until one of the children loses her wobbly tooth! Will the Tooth Fairy come to the rescue?Following the much-loved The Tooth Fairy's Christmas and The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit - from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped series.Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent
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    Illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, this magical make-believe adventure is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere. Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over ...but brave King Jack is more than a match for fearsome dragons and terrible beasties. Peter Bently and Helen Oxenbury weave a tale of such powerful magic that King Jack and the Dragon looks set to become a classic every bit as powerful as We're Going on a Bear Hunt. This wonderful new tale is now reissued in hardy board book format, to be enjoyed again and again by the hardiest little warriors.
  • AOVFB 5 years +
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    Doug Lugg hates vegetables. He won't eat carrots, spinach, broccoli or peas ...until one night he finds himself transformed into a giant, vegetable-loving slug! Doug Lugg, Boy Slug is an entertaining story told in rhyme, with captivating illustrations (and a bit of slug slime). Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These 36 original stories will get children thinking, and develop and deepen their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it's easy to match every child to the right book for them. They also contain inside cover notes, to enable parents and teachers to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
  • ASMUU 3 years +
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    From the award-winning creator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Peter Bently comes this utterly delightful picture book, that sees a family day out at the beach turn into a wonderful piratical adventure! Make-believe fun, illustrated by picture book star, Helen Oxenbury, will capture the imaginations of children everywhere. This is sure to be a classic.
  • BCWYB 3 years +
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    The Tooth Fairy meets the Royal Family in this hilarious rhyming sequel to The Tooth Fairy's Christmas from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas. The prince has lost his first tooth! He's asleep in his bedroom in the palace ...but the palace is enormous! Will the Tooth Fairy ever find him? And meanwhile can she help find another set of important royal teeth that have gone missing?! Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does the both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent 'Lots of fun for young children' - Angels and Urchins
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    Ogden the Ogre was worried one night. "My jim-jams have grown far too short and too tight! How has my tum got so terribly wide? I only eat twelve meals a day," Ogden sighed. The people said, "Jim-jams too tight and too short? Overweight ogres should take up a sport!" So Ogden does take up a sport - and he does it with gusto! But finding the perfect sport for a big, bumbling ogre isn't quite as simple as it may seem.
  • AMXOO 3 years +
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    The sheep on the hillside were munching away, Much as they always did, day after day, When suddenly something went zoom! overhead. "Let's go and see what it is!" they all said. And so begins a ripping, round-the-world adventure as the sheep take to skies in a magnificent yellow flying machine...
  • AEQMC 3 years +
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    This is a magical, rhyming bedtime picture book starring brave King Jack, a band of faithful knights and a big green dragon. Raaahhh! It is illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, the award-winning artist of "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" and "Alice in Wonderland". Jack, Zak and Caspar were making a den, a mighty great fort for King Jack and his men...Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over ...but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere. Normal 0 0 1 65 373 Puffin 3 1 458 11.1287 0 0 0 Generations of children have been charmed by Helen Oxenbury's award-winning illustrations. Helen has won the Kate Greenaway medal and the Nestle Smarties prize. Her numerous books include "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen and "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carrol. Peter Bently started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives in Devon with his wife, Lucy and their children Theo (alias King Jack) and Tara.
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    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt! From Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped series.The Tooth Fairy helps the Easter Bunny hide eggs inside wellington boots, under logs and inside a wheelbarrow. All is set for the Easter egg hunt until one of the children loses her wobbly tooth! Will the Tooth Fairy come to the rescue?Following the much-loved The Tooth Fairy's Christmas and The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit.Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent
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    "A lamb for my supper will taste mighty fine!" Thought a wily old wolf by the name of Lou Pine. As he sneakily, slyly snuck up on the flock - But it wasn't the sheep that were in for a shock...With a stunningly cunning plan, Lou Pine, finds a disguise that is sure to deliver a lamb stew or two. But this flock of sheep aren't quite the dumb mutton they seem...
  • AXGLO 3 years +
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    The hilarious rhyming sequel to The Tooth Fairy's Christmas from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas. The prince has lost his first tooth! He's asleep in his bedroom in the palace ...but the palace is enormous! Will the Tooth Fairy ever find him? And meanwhile can she help find another set of important royal teeth that have gone missing?! Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does the both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent 'Lots of fun for young children' - Angels and Urchins
  • AJMJM 5 years +
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    Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percy the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. In the first book in the Knightmare series, Roland the Rotten has challenged Percy the Proud to a duel. But the famous knight refuses to take part because he's lost his lucky underpants. It turns out that Percy is lying to avoid the fight. With his new master's reputation at stake, Cedric finds himself stepping up to the challenge...A hilarious new series following the misadventures of a trainee knight. Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, these books are irresistible to boys and girls aged six to eight years.
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    The moon's in the sky and the kingdom's asleep. The cows are all slumbering. So are the sheep. The ducks are tucked up in the roots of the willow. The rabbit is drowsily nibbling his pillow ...Night has fallen on the castle, and all the people and animals in the kingdom are snuggled up and snoozing. All except Princess Sleepyhead - she's tried running, jumping, counting and chasing, but it's no use - she just can't get to sleep! Luckily the Night-Night Bear is on hand to help. He knows that what every little princess needs at bedtime is a story, and - most importantly - a goodnight kiss. This sweet rhyming story by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize is perfect for sharing at bedtime.
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    The Whizzy Wheels Academy is a picture book series for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers. Tractor, Digger, Fire Engine and Dumper Truck are all new students. Join Fergus the fire engine as he learns all about becoming an emergency services vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores his journey of discovery - he learns not just about his purpose but about himself. He must overcome a challenge and learn a valuable lesson encouraging the reader to cheer their hero on as the story unfolds.
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    The Whizzy Wheels Academy is a picture book series for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers. Tractor, Digger, Fire Engine and Dumper Truck are all new students. Join Tess the tractor as she learns all about becoming a farm vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores her journey of discovery - she learns not just about her purpose but about herself. She must overcome a challenge and learn a valuable lesson encouraging the reader to cheer their hero on as the story unfolds.
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    Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, teams up with the creator of Little Wombat, Charles Fuge, for this heartwarming story. Bramble and his friends have no water! The brave badger must head upstream to find the problem. Can Bramble bring the water back to his friends? Other titles in the series: A Home Full of Friends
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    Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. In Book 2 of the Knightmare series, there's going to be a banquet at Castle Bombast. And not just any old banquet - the king and queen will be attending, and they expect the very best. Which all means more work for Cedric! But what will Sir Percy's old enemy - Roland the Rotten - do when he finds out he's not invited? A hilarious new series following the misadventures of a trainee knight. Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, these books are irresistible to boys aged six to eight years.