New and forthcoming

The Get Creative Journal

Jacqueline Wilson

Taking inspiration from Jacqueline Wilson's brilliant characters, fire your imagination and get your creative juices flowing with this boredom-busting activity journal, beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt and complete with space to record your ideas every day.

Have a go at writing a tall tale like Tracy Beaker, drawing a sea creature with Ella from The Longest Whale Song and much more in this, the perfect gift for every Jacqueline Wilson fan!

Peppa Pig: 1000 First Words Sticker Book

Learn 1000 first words with Peppa Pig in this fantastic new bumper sticker book!

The Bolds on Holiday

Julian Clary (and others)

Carry on camping with dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts!
It's the summer holidays, and the hairiest family in Teddington decide to take a well-earned holiday by the seaside. With their extended hyena family in tow, they head on down to Cornwall for a spot of camping. But it's never long before trouble sniffs these hyenas out, and Bobby is mistaken for a pup and snatched by a wicked dognapper.
The Bolds will need all their ingenuity to hunt her down and rescue all the pilfered pooches. But can these hyenas-in-disguise save the day, without letting the cat out of the bag...?

‘I wish we lived next door to the Bolds!’ Davina McCall

Ripley's Wacky 123 (Board Book)

Robert Leroy Ripley

Learning your numbers has never been as much fun as with Ripley's Wacky 123!

A brand new board book from Ripley's Believe It or Not! for kids learning their numbers. Wacky 123 contains colourful illustrations of animal characters based on incredible facts. Easy-to-read rhymes and bright images make learning 1-2-3 great fun for everyone. Weird, wonderful, and all true . . . Believe It or Not!

Count on fingers, count on toes,
Then count the buttons on all of your clothes!
With animals as silly as silly can be,
That make counting as wacky as 1-2-3!

The Otterbury Incident

C. Day Lewis (and others)

It all begins when Nick breaks the classroom window with his football, and the Headmaster says Nick has to pay for the damage. Nick has no more hope of raising the money than of going to the Moon, so that's when Ted's and Toppy's gangs decide to sign a truce and plan Operation Glazier to get the money for Nick. The plan goes smoothly and soon the money has been collected, but when it goes missing the boys turn detective to try and find the culprit.

Ripley's ODDphabet (Board Book)

Robert Leroy Ripley

The brand new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! ODDphabet board book makes learning letters uniquely entertaining for the youngest Ripley’s fan.

ODDphabet features colourful illustrations of animal characters based on amazing-but-true stories and facts. Amusing rhymes make learning your ABC’s so much fun for everyone! Weird, wonderful, and all true . . . Believe It or Not!

It’s great to be different and one of a kind.
These animals are the best that you will ever find!
Wonder what in the world you just met
As you turn the pages of this ODDphabet!

If You Take A Pencil

Fulvio Testa

"If you take a pencil, you can draw two cats."

But then what do the cats do? Full of exciting adventure and imagination, this surreal, charming counting book will take you on a journey that anyone can go on, if they take a pencil...

My Favourite Fairy Tale Board Book: Red Riding Hood

Tony Ross

"Grandma, how big your teeth are!"

This sturdy board book contains an abridged version of the classic fairy tale and is great for sharing with the very youngest of children. Enjoy Tony Ross' bright illustratiions as you follow the adventures of the Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf!

Swish and Squeak's Noisy Day

Birgitta Sif

Travel through the day of one big sister mouse and her noisy little sibling. From the swishy sound of teeth being brushed to the chomping of cereal and the stomping of feet on the way to school, this big sister can hear a lot. Luckily after school their eyes might not be able to find each other, but their ears can. An imaginative adventure through a world of sounds that are often not what they seem, this is a story that will have every reader thinking about what their ears hear.

Stanley's Opposites

William Bee

Stanley and Little Woo are learning about opposites in this gorgeous little board book. Join them on their adventures together as they explore slow and fast, dark and light and more!

Stanley's Numbers

William Bee

Stanley and Little Woo are learning about numbers in this gorgeous little board book. Join them as they count together from one to ten, counting everything they need for an extra special party!

Toad Delight

Morris Gleitzman

Cane toads are Public Enemy Number One to most Australians. Limpy the cane toad is on a quest to improve their image - and save his family from imminent destruction! When one of his relatives features on a TV cooking show, destined to star as the main ingredient, Limpy sets out to rescue him and ends up on camera himself. Can Limpy use his 15 minutes of fame to get humans to lay off the cane-toad squashing? Or will that be a recipe for disaster? A stirring story of bravery, sacrifice and prime-time warts-and-all adventure. Morris Gleitzman is the bestselling author of Two Weeks with the Queen, Bumface and Once, Now, Then and Soon.

Fun activities and books with Ladybird

Adventures and fun with Puffin friends

Classic stories to read together