A love letter to learning and the power of numbers from exciting talents, Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Diane Ewen. A laugh-out-loud ‘what if . . .?’ adventure that celebrates maths being fun in this riotous read. If a Stegosaurus knew how to do sums – well, what would happen? Maybe she’d learn to code, to invent, […]
At the gallery, Luna is transfixed by the famous art, but her classmate Finn doesn’t seem to want to be there at all. Finn's family doesn't look like the one in Henry Moore's 'Family Group' sculpture, but then neither does Luna's. Maybe all Finn needs is a friend.
Five Impressionist paintings come to life when Katie jumps through the frame and into the picture! It’s Grandma’s birthday – wouldn’t it be lovely if Katie could give her some flowers like those in the painting by Mr Monet …or Mr Renoir …or Mr Degas! Learn all about three Impressionist painters with Katie as she […]
When an adorable otter finds a box filled with fancy clothes and a crown, he declares himself King Otter, ruler of his riverside realm. He wastes no time in ordering his loyal subjects to throw him the biggest, grandest parade in history! But will this be a party to remember, or will the King’s bossy […]
Hey you – fearless Knight! Can’t you find a dragon to fight? Then why hang about in a story that’s stuck – come to The One-Stop Story Shop! A knight is desperate to fight a dragon and finish his story, but the dragon is on holiday. In desperation, the knight goes to the One-Stop […]
When Humperdink the baby elephant joins the children’s playgroup, he seems friendly enough, but it soon becomes clear that he’s not very good at the usual games the children play, like dressing up or hide-and-seek. When he breaks the children’s favourite slide, everyone feels sad. But with a little patience and understanding the children soon […]
He’s older than anyone can tell. Older than the trees. Older than anybody. For as long as she can remember, Lucy has wanted to catch a glimpse of the mysterious green man who lives in Grandpa Will’s garden: Lob. You have to be very special to see him; that’s what Grandpa says. Lucy’s […]
Rosa and Clive is a set of twelve colourful board books that promotes gender equality, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate inclusivity. The book titles are: Rosa Loves Dinosaurs, Rosa rides her Scooter, Rosa loves Cars, Rosa plays Ball, Clive is a Librarian, Clive is a Waiter, Clive is a Teacher, Clive is a Nurse, Clive and his […]
Luna loves library day: that’s the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery and even start to mend their own history. An inspiring story from one of the UK’s greatest up-and-coming poets for children, captured in all its flights of fancy by newcomer Fiona Lumbers.
Which magical place will Ted explore today? A cold, snowy iceberg with lots of slippery seals? A hot, tropical jungle full of tigers and leopards? Or maybe the tippity-top of a mountain where the giddy goats live! Lift the flaps to find out where Ted’s marvellous imagination will take him this time. With sturdy flaps […]
Jaan is an artist. He imagines and draws and paints and pastes and sketches and moulds and photographs and films and thinks and builds and assembles. Jaan believes that having a good idea is the most important part of making art. There are all kinds of ideas, just like there are all kinds of art. […]
Meet the boy who can’t stop creating art! He loves colours, shapes, textures and EVERYTHING inspires him: his socks, the contents of the fridge, even his cat gets a new coat (of paint!). But there’s just one problem: his mum isn’t quite so enthusiastic. In fact, she seems a little cross! But this boy has […]
A colourful and absorbing way of learning to read with Carlo the giraffe! Carlo likes reading everywhere and everything. He reads his bedroom, his breakfast – he even reads his dad! That’s because everything in his colourful world has a clear label attached with its name on it – slippers, Crackers the cat, fly, teapot, […]
Dydi Alun ddim yn hapus pan mae Mam yn prynu llyfr iddo yn lle tegan. Ond daw i ddeall fod dipyn o sbort a drygioni i’w gael rhwng cloriau ambell i lyfr. Alun isn’t very happy when his mother buys him a book instead of a toy. However, he realises that you can have […]
A moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl’s love for her granddad and how she copes when he dies, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho. This beautifully illustrated, powerful and ultimately uplifting text is the ideal way to introduce children to the concept of death and dying, particularly children who have lost […]
Dog loves books, but one day he receives a strange one in the mail—it’s blank! Soon, Dog realises that this book is not for reading, but for drawing. Before long, Dog is doodling and drawing himself into a new world, full of friends and surprises.
Join Katie as she steps into some of the most famous paintings in the world for an exciting art adventure! When Katie visits an art gallery for the first time with Grandma, she discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her . . . Expect a little bit […]
Astrid, John, Mary, Martin, Rosie, August, Lily, and little Linda all have parents who are artists. They paint and draw, make installations and do performance art, and are sculptors, photographers, and illustrators. Mary’s mom, however, is an art expert. She knows a whole lot about art and helps other people understand it, too. Everyone can […]