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The Mixed-up Chameleon

Eric Carle (Author)

The Mixed-Up Chameleon is a captivating picture book from Eric Carle, author-illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, that teaches young children the key differences between animals and the importance of being yourself.

A chameleon's antics with colour, shape and size show what makes each animal different and why it's important to be yourself.

Eric Carle is an award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator of books for very young children. His books include the much-loved classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Rooster's Off to See the World, Today is Monday, Draw Me a Star, The Very Busy Spider and The Bad-Tempered Ladybird. His most famous book The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 33 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 50 different languages; several enhanced editions of The Very Hungry Caterpillar are available from Puffin.

Monsterbook: Pongdollop and the School Stink

Michael Broad (Author)

Pongdollop wants his fellow monsters to join him in an uprising – and his secret weapon is a real stinker! Urk and Will have sniffed him out, but can they stop this smelly scoundrel from taking over the world?

Monsterbook: Snotgobble and the Bogey Bully

Michael Broad (Author)

The new boy at Will's school is stealing snacks and smearing kids with an endless supply of bogies. Yuck! But on closer inspection this revolting rogue is not what he seems – so can anyone stop the bogey bully?

Foul Play: Dead Ball

Tom Palmer (Author)

Russian billionaire Dmitri Tupolev and a mystery Englishman agree to fix an important match in Russia's favour by intimidating the England goalie, Alex Finn. But Alex goes against their wishes. His punishment: an 'accidental' car crash and he's out of the return game in Russia.

Something is going on with England's replacement goalie, and Danny soon finds himself caught up with the criminals of the footballing underworld. Will he unravel the match-fixing mystery?

Shakespeare Stories

Leon Garfield (Author)

Twelve Shakespeare plays presented afresh by Leon Garfield in narrative form. These are not simple retellings, but more like a refashioning of the dramas as stories, which remain true to the essential spirit of the original versions. The author has captured all the richness of character, plot, mood and setting in Shakespeare's works. It is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for the young.

How I Live Now

Meg Rosoff (Author) , Amber Sealey (Read by), Amber Sealey (Read by)

The downloadable audiobook edition of Meg Rosoff's charming coming-of-age novel, How I Live Now, set over a summer of love and destruction. Read by the actress Amber Sealey.

American girl Daisy has had a troubled background, and is sent from New York to stay with her charmingly shambolic family of British cousins, who she has never met. They are Isaac, Edmond, Osbert, and Piper. And two dogs and a goat. Daisy has never met anyone quite like them before - and, as a dreamy English summer progresses, Daisy finds herself caught in a timeless bubble as she slowly begins to piece herself together with the the help of her super-eccentric and slightly psychic cousins. Not only does Daisy get better as she easily succumbs to the charms of their adult-free rural home, but she finds herself falling in love with one of her cousins in this intense, gorgeous, summery bubble where they live a timeless existence. So timeless, that when war breaks out they barely seem to notice . . .Daisy's life is changed forever - and the world is too.

Shakespeare Stories II

Leon Garfield (Author)

The companion volume to the highly acclaimed SHAKESPEARE STORIES. Leon Garfield presents anew nine more of Shakespeare's memorable dramas. Together Leon Garfield and Michael Foreman have produced a literary and illustrative tour de force that pays homage to the world's most celebrated playwright.

Mr Archimedes' Bath

Pamela Allen (Author)

When Mr Archimedes takes a bath with three of his friends, Kangaroo, Wombat and Goat, the water always overflows and makes a mess. Mr Archimedes is determined to find the culprit. Using a measure and taking turns getting out, they finally discover who it is. Early science made fascinating with the use of animal characters, comical text and colourful illustrations.

Heard it in the Playground

Allan Ahlberg (Author)

This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990.

Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor’s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and – if you’re a stressed teacher – sing the Mrs Butler Blues.

Whale Trail: The Curse of Baron von Barry

An animated storybook with narration by Peter Serafinowicz featuring the song 'Whale Trail' by Gruff Rhys.

Out in the big blue, in the deepest darkest depths of the sea, a little whale is lost. His name is Willow. He's funny, clever and almost always brave, but he's about to meet the slimiest, strangest, scariest creature in the ocean. . . Baron von Barry.

Will Willow escape the baron's clutches? And will he ever find his way home? Find out in this story, the first of Willow's adventures.

A beautifully illustrated picture book for children aged 3 and over. And perfect for Whale Trail fans aged 0-100. This is where the Whale Trail legend begins.

There's a Viking in My Bed and Other Stories

Jeremy Strong (Author) , John Levers (Illustrator)

After falling overboard from his longboat, Sigurd the Viking finds himself in modern-day Flotby – a small English seaside town. Finding refuge in the aptly named Viking Hotel, Siggy's attempts to embrace modern ways end in disaster. His attempt at romance is no better off as even the course of true love doesn't run smoothly when Siggy's involved!

Doctor Who: The Ripple Effect

Malorie Blackman (Author)

Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.
When the TARDIS lands on Skaro, the Seventh Doctor and Ace are shocked to discover the planet has become the universal centre of learning, populated by a race of peace-loving Daleks. Ever suspicious of his archenemies' motives, the Doctor learns of a threat that could literally tear the universe apart...
Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman puts her own unique spin on the Doctor's incredible adventures through time and space.

Doctor Who: Tip Of The Tongue

Patrick Ness (Author)

In 1945, a strange new craze for Truth Tellers is sweeping the kids of small-town America. The Fifth Doctor and Nyssa soon arrive to investigate the phenomenon, only to discover that the actual truth behind the Truth Tellers is far more sinister than anyone could have imagined...

Author Patrick Ness puts his own unique spin on the Doctor, his terrifying alien enemies and time-travelling adventures.

Doctor Who: The Roots of Evil

Philip Reeve (Author)

When the Fourth Doctor takes Leela to visit an immense tree space station known as the Heligan Structure, little do they know that the tree has been asleep for centuries, dreaming of vengeance against a man in a blue box ... As the tree awakes, the Time Lord and his companion soon discover why they are such unwelcome guests.

Author Philip Reeve puts his own unique spin on the Doctor, his terrifying alien enemies and time-travelling adventures.

Doctor Who: Nothing O'Clock

Neil Gaiman (Author)

Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.

Thousands of years ago, Time Lords built a Prison for the Kin. They made it utterly impregnable and unreachable. As long as Time Lords existed, the Kin would be trapped forever and the universe would be safe. They had planned for everything . . . everything, that is, other than the Time War and the fall of Gallifrey. Now the Kin are free again and there's only one Time Lord left in the universe who can stop them!

Author Neil Gaiman puts his own unique spin on the Doctor's amazing adventures through time and space in the eleventh and final story in the bestselling 50th anniversary series!

Doctor Who: The Spear of Destiny

Marcus Sedgwick (Author)

Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.
The Third Doctor and Jo Grant are trying to track down the magical spear of Odin when they find themselves caught up in a vicious battle between two Viking tribes. But one of the Vikings is even more dangerous than he appears to be. Can the Doctor stop the spear getting into the wrong hands before it's too late?

I'm Telling You, They're Aliens!

Jeremy Strong (Author)

Rob worries about everything - being bitten by snakes to dinosaurs waiting round the corner. So when the Vorks move in across the road, he is convinced that they're aliens and that he must save the world!

Boy and Going Solo

Roald Dahl (Author) , Quentin Blake (Illustrator) , Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Boy and Going Solo is the whole of Roald Dahl's extraordinary autobiography in one volume.
Reissued in the exciting new Roald Dahl branding.

Roald Dahl wasn't always a writer. Once he was just a schoolboy. Have you ever wondered what he was like growing up?
In BOY you'll find out why he and his friends took revenge on the beastly Mrs Pratchett who ran the sweet shop. He remembers what it was like taste-testing chocolate for Cadbury's and he even reveals how his nose was nearly sliced off.
Then in GOING SOLO you'll read stories of whizzing through the air in a Tiger Moth Plane, encounters with hungry lions, and the terrible crash that led him to storytelling.
Roald Dahl tells his story in his own words - and it's all TRUE.

And now you can listen to all of Roald Dahl's novels for children on 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!

Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

Dear Dumb Diary: My Pants are Haunted

Jim Benton (Author)

The (nearly) true confessions of Jamie Kelly.

They were just an ordinary soft pair of second-hand jeans until Jamie Kelly tried them on. Then they became tight, smelly & scratchy - with a bit of a haunting problem!

Do the pants have the power to soothe a vengeful beagle, vanquish The Prettiest Girl in the World, or make the wearer irresistible to the eighth cutest guy in school? Or are the haunted pants just, well, haunted? Kind of gross when you think about it...

My Family and Other Animals

Gerald Durrell (Author)

Ten-year-old Gerald doesn't know why his older brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, the family home on the Greek island of Corfu is a bit like a zoo so they should feel right at home...
Gerald joyfully pursues his interest in natural history in the midsts of an unconventional and chaotic family life - all brilliantly retold in this very funny book.

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