The Sea Tiger is Oscar’s best friend, Oscar’s only friend. They do everything together explore the ocean, visit the sea circus, even hitch a ride to the surface to look at the stars… But Oscar is not a Sea Tiger, and so it’s up to the Sea Tiger to help him find a new friend. A bittersweet tale from a stunning new talent in children’s illustration.

George didn’t want to waste the night moonbathing. He wanted to build a sandcastle that would turn any monster green eyed with envy. But when George meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn. A starlight story of adventure and imagination from the creator of The Sea Tiger.

It might seem like he’s putting his toys away, brushing his teeth and climbing into bed, but actually he’s riding through a hallway forest, jumping over bathroom crocodiles and climbing a castle wall – no wonder he is exhausted and falls straight to sleep.

“The ocean is deep and I am small. The mountains are steep and I am small.” One little penguin finds a reason to feel important in this picture book treasure from the ever-popular Emma Dodd.


Featuring rhyming texts and delightful artwork embellished with foiling throughout, this much-loved title is now available in paperback.

When Max accidentally invents a spell that turns people into frogs, it seems his wish might come true. But events take an unexpected turn when Max enters the Novices’ Spell-Making Competition and finds himself helping Merlin fight an evil witch.

George is a badger, Celia is an otter. The badgers and the otters live very separate lives, each looking down on the other. The only time their paths cross is at the Driftwood Ball when the badgers jig and the otters shimmy, neither thinking the other’s dance style is very good.

When George and Celia meet they realise that together they could create dance steps no-one has ever seen before! How will their families react? Will they be allowed to dance together? And most importantly, who will win the dance trophy?

The Big Scary Monster (who lives on top of a mountain not far from here) is convinced he is bigger and scarier than any other creature and delights in terrifying the little creatures that live nearby.

Eventually the little creatures learn to hide from him and he gets bored with no one to frighten, so looks further afield for his fun.

When he spies tiny figures down in the valley, the monster sets off on a scaring spree but as he descends the mountain, the rocks and plants seem to get bigger and he seems to be getting smaller…

This little boat struggles through terrible storms, past giant sea monsters and around treacherous rocks, meeting friends along the way.

Could the mysterious substance, deep amber, be the source of all the chaos? It’s down to modern-world siblings Cat and Simon to join forces with apprentice witch, Dora, and castle mischief-maker, Jem, to investigate. But can they mend the rift and find the deep amber before it falls into the wrong hands?

When the young Prince of Avala is imprisoned by rebels, he needs all the help he can get to escape. As he flees his prison dressed in his red pyjamas, his captives are hot on his heels. Soon, he realises he is not alone. The whole land of Avala has joined forces to help him, each person dressing in red to confound and confuse his enemies. An exciting tale of adventure and escape!