Books

Noodle Head

Giles Andreae (and others)

A hilarious read-aloud treat with a central message about being nice to your friends!

SILLY SAUSAGE!
SMELLY PANTS!!
NOODLE HEAD!!!

Two cheeky little friends argue over a sweetie - and things get a little out of hand in a flurry of silly name-calling that will have children in hysterics. Will Flippy and Floppy stop being mean to each other and learn to share?

Sir Scallywag and the Battle for Stinky Bottom

Giles Andreae (and others)

Sir Scallywag is back and mightier than ever! King Colin is in need of our 6-year-old-hero Sir Scallywag's help again. This time he has set his sights on a Golden Sausage that will make him live for ever. Unfortunately it is guarded by hundreds of angry trolls. There's only one boy for the job - enter Sir Scallywag! As hilarious as ever, this will have children and parents roaring with laughter!

Sir Scallywag and the Deadly Dragon Poo

Giles Andreae

Sir Scallywag strikes again in this hilarious new picture book from award-winning author, Giles Andreae and the brilliant Korky Paul.

Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants book and CD

Giles Andreae

Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants by Giles Andreae and Korky Paul - with readalong CD!

When King Colin's golden underpants go missing, he calls for Sir Scallywag, the bravest knight in the land. But . . . Sir Scallywag is only 6 years old and with an evil giant to pursue, it's nearly mission impossible! Luckily, this epic tale is a story of David and Goliath. With his trusted steed Doofus at his side, Sir Scallywag proves than even the unlikeliest hero can be the bravest knight of all.

Read by author Giles Andreae, and featuring music and sound-effects, the readalong CD brings this exciting and hilarious tale to life.

Giles Andreae is an award-winning children's author and has written both fiction and bestselling picture books, such asPants and Giraffes Can't Dance. He is probably best known as the creator of the phenomenally successful Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman. Giles lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and four children.

Korky Paul's bright and energetic style is instantly recognisable. With a string of awards to his name, including both the Kate Greenaway and the Red House Children's Book Award, he is best-known for his portrayal of Winnie the Witch, everyone's favourite magical mischief maker. Korky has two grown up children and lives in Oxford.

Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Giles Andreae (and others)

When King Colin's golden pants go missing, he calls for Sir Scallywag, the bravest knight in the land. But . . . Sir Scallywag is only 6 years old and with an evil giant to pursue, it's nearly mission impossible! Luckily, it's a story of David and Goliath. With his trusted steed Doofus at his side, Sir Scallywag proves that even the unlikeliest hero can be the bravest knight of all.

Morris the Mankiest Monster

Giles Andreae (and others)

Morris the Mankiest Monster 'must be the most revolting picture book of the year . . . children will absolutely love it.' Bookseller

Giles Andreae and Sarah McIntyre would like you to meet Morris, the world's stinkiest picture book hero...

It's years since he last changed his t-shirt
It's crusty and crawling with ants
His shoes are all slurpy and squelchy inside
And potatoes grow out of his pants

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - Smugglers Bay!

Giles Andreae (and others)

Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay!

Captain Flinn is Puffin's favourite pirate. He has swashbuckled his way through THREE pirate dinosaur adventures and lived to tell the tale. But now he faces his toughest challenge yet. Captain T Rex and his pirate crew are smuggling sausages out of a secret cove and their favourites are CHILDREN CHIPOLATAS - gulp! Watch out Captain Flinn!

But this time, the Captain T Rex has bitten off more than he can chew and wily Captain Flinn and his friends soon teach him a lesson he won't forget.

Giles Andreae is an award-winning children's author and has written both fiction titles and best-selling picture books. His picture book, The Lion Who Wanted to Dance, won The Federation of Children's Book Award in the best picture book category in 1998. However, he is probably most famous as the creator of the phenomenally successful Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman. Giles lives in Notting Hill with his wife and three young children.

Russell has illustrated books by prolific children's authors such as Ian Whybrow and Cressida Cowell. The Witch's Children was shortlisted for the Greenaway last year and this year The Witch's Children and the Queen is on the Smarties shortlist. Russell lives in Penzance, Cornwall.

Don't miss the other Captain Flinn picture books - they're all rip-roaring fun!

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass

And Giles Andreae's brilliant book with illustrator Korky Paul: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - The Magic Cutlass

Giles Andreae (and others)

During the school play, Flinn finds himself slap-bang on the deck of a real-live pirate ship . . . and he's not alone! Pirate Diplodocus, Pirate Triceratops, Pirate Stegosaurus and, of course, his old arch-enemy, Captain T. Rex, are all there too. They are all on the hunt for the famous magic cutlass that can grant wishes - WATCH OUT, CAPTAIN FLINN! But you have to be careful what you wish for, and that dastardly Captain T. Rex soon finds himself in more trouble than ever!

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!

Giles Andreae (and others)

Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!

When Flinn first met the Pirate Dinosaurs, he thought that he had taught them a lesson. But the real lesson is this - never trust a pirate, but never ever trust a pirate dinosaur. This time, Flinn is hot on the trail of some stolen treasure and he knows exactly who's to blame. With the help of his friends and Captain Gurgleguts, fearless Flinn tracks the rotten crew to the Lost Island. So far, so good, but Flinn and his pals hadn't reckoned on the dinosaur's secret weapon - the Giganotosaurus, T-Rex's cousin and the biggest dino the world has ever known! Will our hero be able to sail out of trouble this time? And what about all that stolen treasure? Luckily, every baddie has a weak spot and it's not long before the swashbuckling Flinn fights his way to victory!

Giles Andreae is an award-winning children's author and has written both fiction titles and best-selling picture books. His picture book, The Lion Who Wanted to Dance, won The Federation of Children's Book Award in the best picture book category in 1998. However, he is probably most famous as the creator of the phenomenally successful Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman. Giles lives in Notting Hill with his wife and three young children.

Russell has illustrated books by prolific children's authors such as Ian Whybrow and Cressida Cowell. The Witch's Children was shortlisted for the Greenaway last year and this year The Witch's Children and the Queen is on the Smarties shortlist. Russell lives in Penzance, Cornwall.

Don't miss the other Captain Flinn picture books - they're all rip-roaring fun!

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass

And Giles Andreae's brilliant book with illustrator Korky Paul: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

More Pants

Giles Andreae (and others)

You can never have enough pants, as this exuberant celebration of lots and lots more pants proves! Giles Andreae's brilliant rhyming text and Nick Sharratt's hilarious, vibrant illustrations will delight children and adults alike. Featuring amongst others, a hippo, a limousine and a dinosaur in pants, plus a rather embarrassed farty pants, this lively picture book is guaranteed to make you giggle!

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

Giles Andreae (and others)

Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto's super-fun Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

Flinn is at school looking in the art cupboard for some coloured pens to finish off his dinosaur drawing when he stumbles upon Captain Stubble, a real live Pirate Captain! He tells Flinn that his ship, the Acorn, has been stolen and that he needs Flinn to help him rescue it back. Stubble makes Flinn the captain and they sail away on an old pirate ship...they finally find the Acorn but, to their horror, realise it's been stolen by PIRATE DINOSAURS! Captain Flinn and his crew attack the dinosaurs and, after much fighting, seize control of the ship once more. Flinn and his friends then sail back to the harbour clambering through the boatshed door and back into the art cupboard without the teacher even noticing they've been gone!

Giles Andreae is an award-winning children's author and has written both fiction titles and best-selling picture books. His picture book, The Lion Who Wanted to Dance, won The Federation of Children's Book Award in the best picture book category in 1998. However, he is probably most famous as the creator of the phenomenally successful Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman. Giles lives in Notting Hill with his wife and three young children.

Russell has illustrated books by prolific children's authors such as Ian Whybrow and Cressida Cowell. The Witch's Children was shortlisted for the Greenaway last year and this year The Witch's Children and the Queen is on the Smarties shortlist. Russell lives in Penzance, Cornwall.

Don't miss the other Captain Flinn picture books - they're all rip-roaring fun!

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Missing Treasure!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay!; Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass

And Giles Andreae's brilliant book with illustrator Korky Paul: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Luke Lancelot and the Golden Shield

Giles Andreae

When Luke's brother Arthur is given an ancient and magnificent sword for his birthday, Luke is crushed. He is the one who dreams of being a knight - it's not fair! But as promised by Merlin, Luke soon gets the chance to prove himself as a true and courageous knight. When the evil Morgana poisons Arthur and her brother Mandrake turns into a dragon and steals him away to a secret lair, Luke and sister Gwinnie chase after them on the magnificent flying horse Avalon. Together they manage to save Arthur and defeat the evil Morgana and Mandrake. Afterwards, back at Camelot, Luke is made a knight for his bravery - the bravest knight of all!

Pants

Giles Andreae (and others)

Small children (and lots of adults!) love pants. They love talking about pants. They giggle whenever pants are mentioned. Let's face it - pants are VERY FUNNY! PANTS is a picture book with a brilliant rhyming text by Giles Andreae and lots of hilarious pictures by Nick Sharratt. As we go through the book we meet lots of different animals, people and sometimes inanimate objects each wearing a different kind of pants - every shape, pattern, colour, size and style that you can think of - and lots more besides! This book will make children laugh and they will ask for it again and again. PANTS - which ones are your favourite?

Biography

Award-winning children's author Giles Andreae has enjoyed success both in the UK and abroad with his picture books. Giles is also the creator of the phenomenally successful PURPLE RONNIE and EDWARD MONKTON greeting cards and merchandising. He lives in London with his wife and young children.