Slip into your crash helmet, pull on your safety goggles and firmly secure your seat belt (even if you're not in a car). These jokes are so funny that no one can be trusted to tell them safely. Not even Her Majesty the Queen! But, if anyone can do it, Danger Mouse can.
Two children, playing in the park, spend their time arguing over how good their teddy bears are, while a galaxy of strange characters and objects passes around them unnoticed. Playing with perspective, art and our view of the world when we are children, this is a classic to rediscover and share.
Terraria can be a dangerous place . . . as a gang of brave adventurers are about to find out! When a group of explorers attempt to survive in Terraria, they find they'll need to keep all of their wits about them to fend off zombies, goblins and all kinds of other nasties!
This fun and frantic adventure tale is the very first novel from Terraria, the smash-hit video game that has sold over 18 million units worldwide.
A boy and girl walk into a theatre and proceed to act out the whole of Grimm's King Grisly-Beard for the reader. And they are indubitably good.
When a princess refuses to marry any of the princes her father has lined up, he marries her to a poor musician who takes her to his hovel home and makes her work for her keep. But this poor musician seems to know a bit too much about the infamous King Grisly-Beard... and he keeps his face covered a lot of the time.
A is for "AaaaaAAAAaaA." B is for "Ba baba a-baba ba." I is for "I had a big idea, I did." And by the time you get to Z, oh what a zap-zop-zippity-zoppity, zany book you'll be reading!
This is an alphabet book like no other, from the author of the internationally bestselling mega-hit The Book With No Pictures. B. J. Novak is back with a book that is just as clever and even more silly.
And, this time, instead of saying "Read it again!" kids will be shouting "Let ME read it again!"
This 4-volume boxed set contains an alphabet book, a book of rhymes about each month, a counting book, and a cautionary tale all written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Includes the titles Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre.
Life in the March household is full of adventures and accidents as the four very different March sisters follow their varying paths to adulthood, always maintaining the special bond between them. Sensible Meg, impetuous Jo, shy Beth and artistic Amy each have to confront different challenges as they grow up together and attempt to learn how to be both happy and good.
This time, Teddington's wildest family have decided to stay at home and keep their heads down - it isn't always easy hiding tails and fur under clothes, and it's important not to raise suspicion amongst their human neighbours. But trouble soon comes skulking when a very sly fox starts making a big nuisance of himself. It's up to the Bolds to try and stop him - but the solution has them foxed...
Get ready to complete eleven fantastic images from the new series of Doctor Who with this timey-wimey sticker colouring book.
Inside you'll find mosaic-style pictures of the Twelfth Doctor, Bill and Nardole, plus favourite monsters, Daleks, Cybermen and more. Complete each picture with stickers and bring the world of Doctor Who to life!
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 . . .
Everybody’s favourite kid comic, Jamie Grimm, is out to conquer the world – with laughter, of course!
Comedian Jamie Grimm can’t help feeling like he’s reached the top – he has his own smash hit TV show and he’s won a national funny-kid competition. But now he’s taking his fame and fortune to international levels by competing in the upcoming world kid comic contest! Will Jamie prove that he’s the funniest kid on earth – or does he stand (or sit!) to lose his crown?
Squirrels Sage and Sorrel are just the same: the like the same games, sing the same songs and say the same things at the same time. They even have the same stripe on their tails! But when Sage invites her friend for a sleepover, Sorrel discovers they aren't the same at all – while Sage has a huge family and an even bigger treehouse home, Sorrel lives with her mum in a tiny tree. Sorrel must hide how different she is, otherwise Sage won't be her friend, will she?
"Lemmings don't jump off cliffs." It says so right here in Foxy’s book. There’s just one problem: the lemmings haven't read it. Welcome aboard the S.S. Cliff for a hilarious arctic adventure as first mate Foxy and Captain Polar Bear try to get these little guys to just READ THE BOOK!
Cade Quarter has spent the last few years of his life running from an enemy he’s never even met – the ruthless and power-hungry High Professor of Flight, Quove Lentis. But Quove’s deadly agenda has finally caught up with Cade, and now he must leave his home and flee once more, this time to the legendary floating city of New Sanctaphrax. But even reuniting with his uncle, Nate Quarter, isn’t the end of Cade’s troubles – and now, more than ever, he must find the courage to defy his enemies, unite his friends, and unlock the secrets of descending.
The Descenders is the third and final book in the Cade trilogy - the fifth and final saga in Stewart and Riddell’s internationally bestselling series, The Edge Chronicles, which has featured on the Times and New York Times bestseller lists, and sold more than 3 million copies. 2018 marks twenty years of the series, now complete with thirteen titles across five separate but interlinking sagas.
James Patterson's bestselling Middle School series is now a major motion picture! Catch up with everyone's favorite troublemaker, Rafe Khatchadorian, when he gets lost in London on the worst field trip EVER!
After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Valley Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit the incredible city of London with his class. Sightseeing around a foreign country sounds like a blast, until Rafe finds out his roommate will be none other than Miller the Killer, bully extraordinaire!
Then Rafe is forced to work on a class project side by side with his crush Jeanne Galletta and her too-perfect boyfriend, which might be even more torturous than rooming with Miller. And it's no surprise that Rafe's bad luck follows him across the pond, putting him in one crazy situation after another – all under the watchful eye of his bad-tempered principal.
Out of all of his adventures, this trip could prove to be Rafe's most embarrassing yet, undoing everything good he has going for him back home!
Vic and her younger brother and sister Bert and Maud have been left alone at home, which means they will surely get into mischief. But not just any ordinary kind of mischief, because Vic and her family are PIRATES.
The only problem is, Dad sunk the family pirate ship and now the family is stuck in a caravan by the sea. So when the kids accidentally lose the family pirate treasure, the legendary Blighty Bling, it's up to them to take to the high seas in a leaky rowing boat and get it back, with their annoying know-it-all neighbours in tow.
But their swashbuckling adventure runs into a few problems when they meet their pirate enemy, Captain Guillemot, and Vic discovers a few home truths along the way...
David McKee has created a new modern classic with the story of Belinda, a banana-obsessed young girl. Her whole family thinks it's a phase, except for Grandma Brown: she worries, and worry is hard to keep down. She asks Belinda to give up her favourite fruit before she gets a banana-shaped body, but Belinda has other ideas.
After the thrilling events which concluded The Smoking Hourglass, Ivy, Seb and Valian think they've vanquished their enemies, and those of Lundinor, forever. It turns out their adventure was only just beginning . . .
Ivy and Seb can't wait to join Valian for their first ever overseas uncommon adventure - they're meeting in Nubrook, the completely astonishing and totally different to Ludinor trading market hidden underneath New York. But there's no time to enjoy looking round all the incredible sights - they're on a mission to find Valian's long-lost sister, Rosie.
But it seems they're not the only ones looking for her. Once again the Dirge rear their terrifying heads, and it seems they're after not only Rosie, but another enormously powerful Great Uncommon Good object. But what do they want it for? And can Ivy, Seb and Valian stop them from finding it?
‘We’re going to live on a Thames barge, Lydia,’ Dad said quickly. ‘All of us.’ ‘Dad. . .’ I said, finally, as calmly as I could. ‘I hope this is one of your jokes, as that will absolutely, completely ruin my life. Sorry. No.’
It's 1979, and Lydia has no idea how she'll cope when her dad announces that the family has to sell up and move onto a Thames sailing barge in Essex. With Dad's girlfriend. And her three kids. Between trying to keep her clothes dry in a leaky cabin, disastrous hair-dye attempts, awkward encounters with local boys, and coping with her suddenly enormous and troublesome family, Lydia fears she'll sink rather than swim. But to her surprise, Lydia manages to keep her head above the water, even as her father drowns his sorrows in drink. With a little help from her friend Kay, Lydia finds she has the courage to face even the choppiest of waters.
Mud is an achingly funny and touching story for anyone who has been thrown in at the deep end.