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Picture books: character books books

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Recently Published

Moomin's Seek and Find Finger-Trail book by Tove Jansson Moomin's Seek and Find Finger-Trail book

Moomin is searching everywhere for Snufkin, but he is nowhere to be seen. Where could he be? Follow the finger trails on every page to explore Moominvalley and help Moomin find his best friend!Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland,...
Format: Board book - Released: 21/09/2017

Peter Rabbit: A Christmas Wish by Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit: A Christmas Wish

It's Christmas Eve and Peter Rabbit and his sisters are excited, but Peter is worried too. They have all wished for a special present but Peter can't sleep, and he knows Father Christmas won't visit if he's still awake. As...
Format: Board book - Released: 21/09/2017

Meg and the Romans by Meg and the Romans

Meg and Mog meet a new friend - a Roman who is in need of help! But will Meg's spell get him to London? Find out in this colourful new adventure and find out more about what Romans were really...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Fireman Sam's Animal Rescues! by Egmont UK Ltd Fireman Sam's Animal Rescues!

Read about Fireman Sam and these 5 exciting animal rescues in Pontypandy! This brightly coloured chunky tabbed board book features Fireman Sam and the team and all their amazing vehicles. Join Fireman Sam, Elvis and Penny as they rescue a...
Format: Board book - Released: 07/09/2017

Teletubbies: The Tiddlytubbies by Egmont Publishing UK Teletubbies: The Tiddlytubbies

Say eh-oh to the Tiddlytubbies in this bright and colourful board storybook for toddlers! The Teletubbies love to visit their friends the Tiddlytubbies. Now you can visit them too in a storybook that's ideal for reading and sharing together. The...
Format: Board book - Released: 07/09/2017

Teletubbies: A Snowy Day by Egmont Publishing UK Teletubbies: A Snowy Day

It's a cold day in Teletubbyland and it starts snowing. Join the Teletubbies as they make a magical snowman! Have fun with Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in this bright and colourful storybook, perfect for babies and toddlers. The...
Format: Board book - Released: 07/09/2017

I Don't Want to Wash My Hands! by Tony Ross I Don't Want to Wash My Hands!

The Little Princess loves getting her hands dirty. The trouble is, she hates washing them. Until she learns all about the nasties, the dirties and all the other horrible things that lurk and make you ill . . .
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Thomas & Friends: The Snowy Special by Egmont Publishing UK Thomas & Friends: The Snowy Special

One snowy day, The Fat Controller asks Henry to pull the Snowy Special - a train full of presents! But the rails are icy and slippery, and it's still snowing. Will Henry be able to deliver the presents for Christmas?...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Peppa: Pumpkin Competition by Peppa Pig Peppa: Pumpkin Competition

It's time for the Halloween pumpkin competition at playgroup and Grandpa Pig has grown Peppa a really special pumpkin. The trouble is, it's a little bit too big to fit in the car. . . In fact, it might just...
Format: Board book - Released: 07/09/2017

Thomas & Friends: The Snowy Surprise by Egmont Publishing UK Thomas & Friends: The Snowy Surprise

It's Christmas time on the Island of Sodor. But when a huge wintry snowstorm leaves one mountain town stranded, can Thomas and Percy team up to bring a happy Christmas to everyone in the village? Engine Adventures is the newest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The LEGO Ninjago Movie: High-Tech Ninja Heroes / Lord Garmadon, Evil Dad (Flipbook) by Michael Petranek The LEGO Ninjago Movie: High-Tech Ninja Heroes / Lord Garmadon, Evil Dad (Flipbook)

A flipbook based on the LEGO (R) NINJAGO (R) MOVIE! Includes two full-colour stories!
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Mr Men Winter Sports by Adam Hargreaves, Roger Hargreaves Mr Men Winter Sports
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Little Miss Somersault loves snow. She loves sledging, throwing snowballs and making snowmen, but most of all she loves skiing. So this year, Little Miss Somersault went on holiday to the mountains where she decided to hold some winter games....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Elmer's Christmas by David McKee Elmer's Christmas

It's two days before Christmas Eve, the night Papa Red visits, and the young elephants are very excited. They choose a tree to decorate and prepare the presents for Papa Red to collect during the night to take to those...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

How The Grinch Stole Christmas [60th Birthday, Slipcase Edition] by Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas [60th Birthday, Slipcase Edition]

The one and only Grinch from the iconic Dr. Seuss gets a brand new look for his 60th birthday, in this collectible slipcase edition with a special introduction all about your favourite Christmas character!
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The LEGO Ninjago Movie: Junior Novel by Kate Howard The LEGO Ninjago Movie: Junior Novel

The official junior novelization based on the LEGO (R) NINJAGO (R) MOVIE! Includes 8 pages of colour images!
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Coming Soon

Funny Bones: The Collection by Janet Ahlberg, Allan Ahlberg Funny Bones: The Collection
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Penguin presents Funny Bones: The Collection by Allan Ahlberg, read by Stephen Mangan. An audio collection of the perennially popular Funny Bones books by Allan AhlbergAllan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 28/09/2017

Snail's Crowded House by Sulan Tang Snail's Crowded House


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

I am an Artist by Nikki Slade Robinson I am an Artist


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Happy Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Katie Cotton Happy Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Christmas is. . . sharing with others . . . giving gifts with love . . . enjoying the magic of the seasonJoin The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of Christmas and all the ways to wish the ones...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy Book 2 by Laurel Snyder Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy Book 2

This funny and adorable second book in the Charlie & Mouse series will delight newly independent readers and celebrates the bond with grandparents.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Tale of Kitty In Boots by Beatrix Potter The Tale of Kitty In Boots

A serious, well-behaved young black cat, who leads a daring double life defeating vile villains. When Miss Kitty sneaks out to go hunting in her beautiful boots, she gets herself into all sorts of scrapes, but on this particular night...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson Moominland Midwinter

Moomins always sleep through the winter while the snow settles all around them, waking up in time for spring and the arrival of Snufkin and other friends. Or they did until one year when Moomintroll happened to wake up and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Noddy Saves Christmas by Enid Blyton Noddy Saves Christmas

A perfect Christmas storybook for fans of the top-rated Noddy animation on Milkshake TV.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Wibbly Pig Picks a Pet by Mick Inkpen Wibbly Pig Picks a Pet

A touching and imaginative story for every child who has dreamed of their perfect pet!
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Bing's Christmas Wish by Bing's Christmas Wish

Bing and Flop are getting ready for Christmas in this shaped board book, based on the hit CBeebies TV series.
Format: Board book - Released: 05/10/2017

The Memoirs Of Moominpappa by Tove Jansson The Memoirs Of Moominpappa

One cold and windy autumn evening many years ago a newspaper parcel was found on the doorstep of the Home for Moomin Foundlings. In that parcel I lay, quite small and shivering with cold. So begins the remarkable Memoirs of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson Finn Family Moomintroll

In case you didn't know, the Moomins are kind, loyal and welcoming creatures with smooth round snouts, who live in a tall blue house shaped like an old stove in a valley in the forests of Finland. They love sunshine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Guess How Much I Love You in the Winter by Sam McBratney Guess How Much I Love You in the Winter

A truly magical cut paper edition of the winter-themed picture book from the creators of Guess How Much I Love You.A special cut paper edition of this enchanting and snowy story, from the creators of the international bestseller, Guess How...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Comet in Moominland by Tove Jansson Comet in Moominland

When signs appear that a comet is heading towards their beloved Moominvalley, Moomin and his friend Sniff set sail to consult with the professors in the distant Lonely Mountains. Their journey is full of adventures and narrow escapes; from crocodiles,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Official Handbook by Official Handbook

A super cute and super fierce handbook from the world of the Powerpuff Girls!
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Other books in this genre

I Want to Do It by Myself! by Tony Ross I Want to Do It by Myself!

The Little Princess is going camping. Everyone offers to help her, but she won't hear of it.And so, she sets off all by herself to find a beautiful place to camp. Perhaps she could have done with a little help,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Miffy Goes to Stay by Dick Bruna Miffy Goes to Stay

This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Gruffalo Book and Toy Gift Set by Julia Donaldson The Gruffalo Book and Toy Gift Set

Oh help! Oh no! It's . . . the Gruffalo! The Gruffalo Book and Toy Gift Set is the perfect present for fans of The Gruffalo, the bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The box set includes...
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 24/08/2017

Miffy is Naughty by Dick Bruna Miffy is Naughty

This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Pups Save Friendship Day! by Parragon Books Ltd Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Pups Save Friendship Day!

Find out which town is the friendliest in this adorable storybook, Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Pups Save Friendship Day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Justice League by Parragon Books Ltd Justice League

Justice League Magical Story is a classic Justice League adventure with an embossed tin cover image. Follow the Justice League as they save the Earth.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Bob the Builder Book and DVD Dream Big Storybook & DVD! by Parragon Books Ltd Bob the Builder Book and DVD Dream Big Storybook & DVD!

Bob the Builder Book and DVD has 3 awesome episodes and a fun book for all Bob the Builder fans to enjoy.
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 22/08/2017

Disney The Lion King by Parragon Books Ltd Disney The Lion King

Follow Simba on his journey back to his kingdom in the classic story Disney The Lion King.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Marvel Avengers 5-Minute Treasury by Marvel Avengers 5-Minute Treasury

Marvel Avengers 5-Minute Treasury has 12 action-packed stories for every Marvel Avengers fan!
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Batman by Parragon Books Ltd Batman

Batman Magical Story is a classic Batman adventure with an embossed tin cover image. Follow Batman and Robin as they save the day!
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Chase's Space Case by Parragon Books Ltd Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Chase's Space Case

Find out how the PAW patrol helps a friendly space alien in Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Chase's Space Case.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Bob the Builder 5-Minute Treasury by Parragon Books Ltd Bob the Builder 5-Minute Treasury

Bob the Builder 5-Minute Treasury is the perfect for bedtime, story time or anytime! Filled with 12 action-packed tales featuring Bob and his construction friends.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Disney Princess Beauty and the Beast by Parragon Books Ltd Disney Princess Beauty and the Beast

Follow Belle as she tries to escape from the castle in Disney Beauty and the Beast.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Sneetches And Other Stories [Yellow Back Book Edition] by Dr. Seuss The Sneetches And Other Stories [Yellow Back Book Edition]

Some of the Sneetches have bellies with stars, but the plain-bellied ones have none upon thars! But an unexpected visitor soon leads them to discover they're not that different after all, in the first tale in this classic collection of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut [Green Back Book Edition] by Dr. Seuss I Can Read With My Eyes Shut [Green Back Book Edition]

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go In this delightful book, Dr. Seuss celebrates the joys of reading, encouraging young children to take pride in their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

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