On a visit to the US things take a strange turn for 12-year-old Ajay when, completely at random and totally by accident, he is sworn in as the new president. Well, I guess he can’t be any worse than that guy who had the job before him, right? Wrong. It’s quite easy for power to go to your head and Ajay, overwhelmed by it all, goes rogue. Soon he’s too busy ordering sparkly capes and enforcing the new national spider plan to spot the dastardly plot unfolding right under his nose.
Meet Gaspard the Fox as he sets out one summer evening in search of adventure and something to eat. This charming and humorous picture book celebrates urban foxes and their relationship with the humans and animals they share the city with.
With stunning original illustrations by award-winning children’s book author James Mayhew, this is the first in a series of collaborations between Zeb and James following the adventures of Gaspard and his friends.
George can’t roller-skate, George can’t paint, and George most certainly can’t dance!
But Bear is very wise. She thinks that, with a little help, George can do all these things – and more!
And, luckily for George, Bear has just a little magic to help . . .
Dirk Lloyd, the Dark Lord trapped in the boy of a weedy schoolboy, returns in a darkly hilarious adventure set in the most ghoulish school you’ll encounter this side of the Darklands …
Fourth in the brilliant series that began with the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning DARK LORD: THE TEENAGE YEARS, also chosen as one of the Sunday Times’s 100 Modern Children Classics.
Presto is a very talented magician, so when he and his friend Monty join a funfair and start a magic show things look good for our duo. But fame goes to Monty’s head, and soon Presto loses his friend and his show! Will true friendship prevail? And will there be a touch of magic in the air?
Ade lives on the seventeenth floor of an inner city tower block.
He’s just an ordinary boy.
Apart from the fact that his mother won’t leave her bedroom.
And he’s only got one true friend: the girl he’s known all his life, Gaia.
When the Bluchers, a type of mysterious plant-form, slowly take over the city, everyone is forced to evacuate and Ade is left alone to face them.
Trapped in his tower block, how can Ade ever survive as the Bluchers weave their deadly circle around his home?
Boy in the Tower is his story.
It’s about friendship.
It’s about courage.
It’s about finding a way back home.
Read an Extract HERE
Have you ever seen a mermaid? Eliza has! And this is the bewitching tale of how she and a little mermaid became the most inseparable of friends …
Eliza lives next to the sea, with her father, a fisherman. Eliza doesn’t know why, but she’s always felt different from the other children… So when her father goes fishing, Eliza plays alone. Until one day, a mysterious new girl appears on the beach, with long greeny-gold hair and pale, pale skin. The two soon become inseparable. But when the time comes, can Eliza let her new friend return to her home under the sea?
An enchanting, touching tale about friendship, filled with a wonderful sense of magic, myth and mystery.
London – the perfect place for a girl and her mother to spend the day! Follow them as they board the classic red bus and begin a whirlwind tour of some of London’s most iconic landmarks.
Try to climb the awe-inspiring lions at Trafalgar Square, take in the ritualistic Changing of the Guard, experience the whispering gallery at St Paul’s and – if you’re lucky – you may even spot the Queen! And of course, what’s London without a little rain?