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If you loved the Peter Rabbit Movie, then dive into the enchanting world of Beatrix Potter with this complete collection of classic childhood books. A must-have for every nursery!
This beautiful gift box contains all 23 original Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter. Each tale is presented in its iconic white jacket and features a publisher's note describing how the story came to be.
This set of books contains the tales of all of Beatrix's lovable characters, from naughty Peter Rabbit himself, to tidy Mrs. Tittlemouse and unlucky Mr. Jeremy Fisher. These tales have charmed and enchanted children for generation and are essential for every nursery bookshelf.
Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten.
"A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams
"So Matilda's strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone."
Matilda is the world's most famous bookworm, no thanks to her ghastly parents.
Her father thinks she's a little scab. Her mother spends all afternoon playing bingo.
And her headmistress, Miss Trunchbull?
She's the worst of all.
She's a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey.
Despite these beastly grownups trying to push her down, Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a magical mind.
And she's had enough.
So all the terrible adults had better watch out, because she's going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget!
Now you can listen to MATILDA and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios!
From the bestselling author of The Dinosaur That Pooped and The Christmasaurus.
A monster has invaded the pages of this original and super-fun bedtime picture book!
Children need to read aloud and follow the interactive instructions to help free the pesky monster by tilting, spinning and shaking their book.
After all that fun, there is a calming wind down end- perfect to send your own little monster off to sleep.
Perfect for little fans of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Julia Donaldson.
Lucky Peppa and George are having a day out at the castle!
There is so much to explore and learn!
With knights, exploding cannons and a medieval banquet and a real (robot) dragon, everyone has a wonderful day at the castle.
Do your own little ones love to learn about history? This is the perfect Peppa Pig book for them!
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The final, thrilling instalment in this extraordinary series from bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.
A generation ago, powerful mage Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed . . . but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt.
Facing up to what he is, Callum has battled chaos and evil across four years of magical training at the Magisterium, eventually defeating the armies of chaos in an epic battle.
It came at a cost.
Now, triumphant and heartbroken, Callum Hunt has just about had enough, and is ready to complete his training. But the evil Callum faced has not given up just yet . . .
A collection of fourteen short stories featuring the amazing Mrs Pepperpot.
Mrs Pepperpot can't choose when she will shrink to the size of a pepperpot - it just happens. But whatever she does, whether it's swimming with a frog, rescuing a baby bird, or seeing off an unwelcome visitor, Mrs Pepperpot will always save the day.
This is the story of a little girl and her small brown dog. They live all alone in a little cave high up on the mountainside in the middle of the great wide wilderness. Then one day in the bitter cold of winter, as they are returning to their cave, they see bear tracks in the snow . . .
The ending to this adorable story will melt your heart and make you smile.
This is a stunning new edition of this charming children's tale, from the exceptional storyteller and illustrator, Chris Wormell.
Ripley’s is back with another compendium of mind-boggling facts that will delight anyone drawn to the weirder side of life on Earth. Read about the scariest, grossest and funniest stories from around the world, including:
EEK! The huge spider that spins webs that are stronger than steel.
WOW! The woman who can smash 920 roof tiles every minute – with her bare hands.
YUCK! The Japanese crab that grows as much as six metres long.
. . . and much, much more.
Crammed with incredible photos and fascinating stories, and complete with an out-of-this-world 3D-effect cover, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2019 is the perfect Christmas gift for kids who are fascinated by the disgusting, the scary and the peculiar.
An interactive journal packed full of pages to fill in and record everything about YOU!
- Draw your own family tree and friends tree
- Share your ten worst things about school
- Record your favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters
- List the top worries you want to let go
- Draw a self-portrait
- What would you put in a time capsule?
- and much, much more!
Featuring characters from Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books and with fabulous illustrations from Nick Sharratt throughout, this is a perfect gift for any child.