“I am Bear.”
“And I am bare.”
“The suit I wear has purple hair.”
Bear fills his day with food, funny jokes, tricks on his friends and an escape right off the page when they all chase him in pursuit! With jaunty rap-style rhyme, first-time children s author Ben Bailey Smith joins debut illustrator Sav Akyuz for a picture book starring a lovable, slightly naughty bear whose antics will have young children smiling in solidarity.”
When Kate P Green goes for tea with the Queen, she gets more than she bargained for in this hilariously anarchic look at the tricky subject of table manners.
If your pants drive you potty and getting dressed is a disaster, then this is the book for you!
Do your briefs give you grief in the morning?
Do your knickers get tied up in knots?
Are you forced to wear tight, itchy, brown ones
Or long, floppy, grey ones with spots?
“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…
Falling out of the Sky is a treasury of poems which retell classic myths, legends and fairytales from across the world in fun, often tongue-in-cheek ways.
Life is dull for a dragon. For a dragon, time drags on. Frighten kid, eat princess, Breathe fire, cause distress. Day after deadly day, the same. Eat, scare, sleep, flame. How to be Batman, the Year Six Disco, the school bully, being alone, best mates, being a dragon…or vanishing – FWOOF! Funny, clever and thought-provoking, these poems are brilliant for reading at school or at home. With witty illustrations by the author, this is an exciting and distinctive debut collection.
An alphabet book that serves as a lyrical introduction to a rainbow of plumages from the Bird Kingdom. In this stunningly illustrated introduction to the world’s most beautiful birds, Jean Roussen and Emmanuelle Walker pay homage to an alphabet of birds in all their feathery fancies. From Warblers to Blue-tits and Kakapos to Owls, Roussen’s playful poem is complemented beautifully by Walker’s delicate illustrations.
Here polar bears hate the cold, pandas are mean, cats fly around in flocks and sharks like to sunbath! These hilarious characters a nose-picking rhino, sock-wearing hippos and gerbils in glasses are brought to life.
Follow one little witch as she tries to cast spells on some innocent woodland creatures. Each time she tries a bad spell, the witch gets an itch that sends her spells off in all sorts of unexpected directions…
Discover the solution to the mystery of Little Witch’s itch in this wickedly witty rhyming read.
Find out who cast the P from a spell; read about the queen who dreams of eating burgers and chips; see what happened to the friend who swallowed a DVD; best of all, learn the language of Cat. With wordplay and riddles, and poems that make you laugh, tell you stories and make you think, this is a remarkable debut collection from an exciting new children’s poet.