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My Daddy by Curtis Jobling
My Daddy
Curtis Jobling
A lovely picture book spot on for Fatherâs day from the man behind ‘Bob the Builderâ Curtis Jobling. Sophie and Sue are bragging about how brilliant their Dadâs are – while Molly just listens. But she knows her Dad really...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2006
Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg
Girl Online: Going Solo
Zoe Sugg
November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: welcome to the wonderful world of Zoella ‘Blogging is all about community’ says Penny, the central character in Going Solo, the third novel from Zoe Suggs. You won’t need...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2016
The Midnight Gang by David Walliams
The Midnight Gang
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: comedy capers on the NHS from everyone’s favourite storyteller! The spirit of Roald Dahl lives on in David Walliams, and Dahl’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016
You're Only Young Twice by Quentin Blake
You're Only Young Twice
Quentin Blake
A joyous celebration through Quentin's uniquely original illustrations of the art of ageing. A delightful little picture book to share with any child, but parents and grandparents will delight in its contents too, so in that respect it will make...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Judith Kerr
Appeared on “Hay-on-Sky” 28 May. This wonderful story about believing in the unexpected and magical has just had its 40th birthday and remains as relevant to children now as it was when it was first published back in 1968. When...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2006
Mums by David Bedford
Mums
David Bedford
From the authorâs that brought to book the hilarious and very successful Bums and Tums comes a funny and affectionate new flip-the-flap book thatâs full of love, warmth and just the right blend of humour.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2007
My Mum Goes To Work by Kes Gray
My Mum Goes To Work
Kes Gray
Packed full of reassuring and helpful messages for small children - and mothers who will find it great to read aloud.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2007
The Way I Love You by David Bedford, Ann James
The Way I Love You
David Bedford, Ann James
Told through beautifully observed moments between a little girl and her dog, this is a joyous celebration of love and friendship. Full of charming text and warm affectionate illustrations that parents will cherish with their little ones.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2007
My Mummy Is Magic by Carl Norac
My Mummy Is Magic
Carl Norac
This is a book for every little girl who thinks her mummy is magic and itâs a title we at Lovereading have picked out as a perfect purchase for mother and toddler to share on motherâs day in particular but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2007
Snatched! by Graham Marks
Snatched!
Graham Marks
Great for age range 9-12 When a baby turns up at the circus, abandoned in the lionâs cage on a wet autumn night in Smithfield, it marks the beginning of a gripping, historical adventure. Danielâs never known anything but his life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2006
Mates, Dates and Sizzling Summers by Cathy Hopkins
Mates, Dates and Sizzling Summers
Cathy Hopkins
Great for age range 12+ Perfectly pitched for the ‘just-about-to-be-a-teenager’ market with some lively and likeable characters and a plot line that fizzes with emotions of every kind. It’s also a lesson on the importance of family and friends,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2006
Fighting Fantasy 1: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Steve, Livingstone, Ian Jackson
Fighting Fantasy 1: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Steve, Livingstone, Ian Jackson
Great for age range 9-12The First Book in the Fighting Fantasy game book series by Ian Livingston and Steve Jackson Addictive and impossible to put down would be the quickest way to describe this series of books. Part fantasy...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 03/06/2002
I, Coriander by Sally Gardner
I, Coriander
Sally Gardner
Great for age range 9-12Sally Gardner is a formidable talent as she manages so successfully to entrance, engage and grip the reader in a historical setting and in the originality of the storyline. The richness of the prose will...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/06/2006
Olivia Kidney by Ellen Potter
Olivia Kidney
Ellen Potter
Great for age range 9-12 For Olivia her life isnât always what itâs cracked up to be until she discovers she can talk to dead people. Weird and wonderful happenings take centre stage and often with hilarious results. Characters are so...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2005
Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow
Here Be Monsters!
Alan Snow
Great for age range 7-9 This is a book which all too rarely comes along. Full of imagination, strange creatures, inventions and happenings; Iâve not found a reader who hasnât absolutely adored it whether theyâre 7 or 12 or 72. Illustrated quite...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2006
Sir Gadabout by Martyn Beardsley
Sir Gadabout
Martyn Beardsley
Great for age range 7-9 Parents and children will love the hilarious and often disastrous escapades of Sir Gadabout and yet somehow Sir Gad manages to save the day along with his loyal side kick Herbert and Merlinâs cat. Itâs...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 29/06/1994
Pirate Princess Portia by Judy Brown
Pirate Princess Portia
Judy Brown
Great for age range 5-7 For all those girls whoâd rather be tackling the next big adventure than being a princess then Portia is a character theyâll love. Sheâs off on the high seas to get away from life as a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2006
The Littlest Pirate by Sherryl Clark
The Littlest Pirate
Sherryl Clark
Great for age range 5-7 Little boys and girls who have just learned to read will absolutely adore The Littlest Pirate for itâs a story with a huge amount of fun and adventure broken down into short chapters and some terrific...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 01/02/2006
Pog and the Birdies by Jane Simmons
Pog and the Birdies
Jane Simmons
Great for age range 0-5 Pog the irresistible cat more used to chasing birds is bowled over by a bird who lands nearby and starts to sing. Trust and friendship ensues until Pogâs friend Puss-tat comes along to play chase the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2005
An Island in the Sun by Stella Blackstone
An Island in the Sun
Stella Blackstone
Great for age range 0-5 This book is full of the most incredibly beautiful illustrations and stunning text beautifully laid out on the page. It really is a work of art and every child will enjoy turning the pages time after...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2003
Why I Love My Daddy by Daniel Howarth
Why I Love My Daddy
Daniel Howarth
What makes this delightful picture book even more special, and the perfect Fathers day present, is that the words come from children when they are asked to describe their Daddies. The vibrant animal drawings and simple text are bound to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2006
The Complete Alice Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
The Complete Alice Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Lewis Carroll
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month, July 2015 The Complete Alice, including both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, is the ultimate edition of Lewis Carroll's much-loved classic, from the original publisher, Macmillan....
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2015
Snake Ring at Risk & Other Stories by John Holroyd
Snake Ring at Risk & Other Stories
John Holroyd
Children love stories with elements of fantasy and magic and this heartwarming collection of short stories aimed at a 9+ reader is perfect for reading alone or with a parent. Each story in Snake Ring at Risk and Other Stories...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2016
My Amazing Dad by Ross Collins
My Amazing Dad
Ross Collins
Award-winning illustrator, Ross Collins, brings us the perfect gift for fathers on Father’s Day or in fact at anytime of the year. This warm, funny tale of friendship and fathers is sure to charm children and dads alike.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2007
If My Dad Were a Dog by Annabel Tellis
If My Dad Were a Dog
Annabel Tellis
What is every small child’s greatest wish? A pet dog to issue orders to and more playtime with Dad. If My Dad Were A Dog is a hilarious and playful exploration of what would happen if both wishes came true!It...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2007
A Parcel of Pigs And Other Funny 'Tails' for Children by Andrea Prior
A Parcel of Pigs And Other Funny 'Tails' for Children
Andrea Prior
Intelligent, funny and engaging rhymes along with bright and bold illustrations bring these poems for younger children alive.Andréa Prior says of her writing ‘I love the musicality of rhyme and my ideas come from anywhere and everywhere; people...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2016
The World's Worst Children 2 by David Walliams
The World's Worst Children 2
David Walliams
The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017
Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures by Liz Pichon
Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
Liz Pichon
In the next hilarious illustrated instalment of Tom Gates, Mr Fullerman has a class assignment: a family tree! Tom's ready to learn all about the Gates family, his friends and a furry creature (or two!).
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Star Wars: Rogue One: Junior Novel by Matt Forbeck, Lucasfilm Ltd
Star Wars: Rogue One: Junior Novel
Matt Forbeck, Lucasfilm Ltd
Follows a rag-tag group of rebel commandos who must steal the plans to the Empire's new super weapon, the Death Star. This story transports fans to unseen corners of the Star Wars universe and strange new planets not to mention...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017
Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Hogwarts Library Book by J. K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Hogwarts Library Book
J. K. Rowling
A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, an irresistible new jacket by Jonny Duddle, illustrations by Tomislav Tomic and six new beasts!
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017
Blob by David Walliams
Blob
David Walliams
This is the story of how a boy called Bob meets a blobfish fish called Blob...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams
Grandpa's Great Escape
David Walliams
The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback!
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Double Down by Jeff Kinney
Double Down
Jeff Kinney
In a nutshell: 150 million readers aren’t wrong Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley goes all existential in this the latest and as ever much-anticipated episode in the multi-million selling series. Is his life real, he wonders, or is he just the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016
Tom Gates: DogZombies Rule (for Now) by Liz Pichon
Tom Gates: DogZombies Rule (for Now)
Liz Pichon
Here's my EXCELLENT PLAN to make DogZombies the BEST band in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD! How hard can it be? (Very.) Right now I'm going to: 1. Write more songs. (Not about teachers.) 2. Make a SPECTACULAR music video. (Easy.) 3. Get...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2016
The World's Worst Children by David Walliams
The World's Worst Children
David Walliams
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month June 2016 Ten wickedly funny and wonderfully surreal stories of truly terrible children show best-selling David Walliams’s amazing gift for spinning entertaining stories. Contained in a handsome edition and illustrated in colour throughout by Tony...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2016
Tom Gates: Super Good Skills (Almost...) by Liz Pichon
Tom Gates: Super Good Skills (Almost...)
Liz Pichon
From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Best Book for Younger Readers - Red House Children's Book Award, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 5 - 12 year-olds and the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award 2013, comes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
Awful Auntie by David Walliams
Awful Auntie
David Walliams
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Guess How Much I Love You
Sam McBratney
Sometimes, when you love someone very, very much, you want to find a way of describing how much you treasure them. But, as Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare discover, love is not always an easy thing to measure....
Format: Board book - Released: 02/10/2014
Peppa Pig Official Annual 2016 by
Peppa Pig Official Annual 2016

Featuring Peppa and her family and friends, this book is filled with three stories, puzzles, games and activities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Beano Annual by
Beano Annual


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Star Wars Annual by Egmont UK Ltd
Star Wars Annual
Egmont UK Ltd
Packed with all-new activities, posters, quizzes and trivia from the Star Wars universe, this book helps you explore a galaxy far, far away.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Old School by Jeff Kinney
Old School
Jeff Kinney
Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams
Grandpa's Great Escape
David Walliams
The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2015
Username: Evie by Joe Sugg
Username: Evie
Joe Sugg
The stunning debut graphic novel from YouTube sensation Joe Sugg, aka ThatcherJoe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2015
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (150th Anniversary Edition with Dame Vivienne Westwood) by Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (150th Anniversary Edition with Dame Vivienne Westwood)
Lewis Carroll
From her catwalk shows inspired by the Mad Hatter's Tea Party to her world famous twisted take on Britishness, Dame Vivienne Westwood has always seen the world through the looking glass. Now she has illustrated her favourite children's story by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2015
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
Lewis Carroll
This immensely witty and unique story mixes satire and puzzles, comedy and anxiety, to provide an astute depiction of the experience of childhood. It's the story of Alice, a bright and inquisitive child. One boring summer afternoon she follows a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2007
Yes! No (Maybe...) by Liz Pichon
Yes! No (Maybe...)
Liz Pichon
Sometimes making up my mind isn't easy to do. Especially when my grumpy sister Delia is LOOMING over me. Mum's on a mission to TIDY UP the whole house. She says if I can't decide what to get rid of,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Easter Egg Hunt by
Peppa Pig: Peppa's Easter Egg Hunt

It's Easter time and Grandpa Pig has organized a special Easter Egg hunt. But Peppa Pig and her friends find more than chocolate eggs at the end of the garden...
Format: Board book - Released: 27/02/2013
Demon Dentist by David Walliams
Demon Dentist
David Walliams
The latest jaw-achingly funny, number-one bestselling novel from David Walliams - now out in paperback. Make your appointment if you dare...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
Peppa Pig: The Official Annual 2015 by
Peppa Pig: The Official Annual 2015

Suitable for Peppa fans, this title features Peppa Pig books from Ladybird for you to enjoy including: The Big Tale of Little Peppa, Peppa's Big Race and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Minecraft Blockopedia by Egmont UK Ltd
Minecraft Blockopedia
Egmont UK Ltd
The world of Minecraft is made entirely of blocks. Some help you build, some help you stay alive. Every block you discover opens up new possibilities and exciting adventures. This book is illustrated and packed with essential information about each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2014
Awful Auntie by David Walliams
Awful Auntie
David Walliams
Winner of the Children's Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards 2014. From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Dying of the Light by Derek Landy
The Dying of the Light
Derek Landy
The FINAL shocking, heart-wrenching book in the jaw-droppingly stupendous Skulduggery Pleasant series. Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain't big enough for the three of them. The end will come...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Minecraft: the Official Combat Handbook by Egmont UK Ltd
Minecraft: the Official Combat Handbook
Egmont UK Ltd
In Minecraft, you're never alone and the threat of attack is constant. How can you survive? This book teaches you what you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. It shows you how to build...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Minecraft: The Official Construction Handbook by Egmont UK Ltd
Minecraft: The Official Construction Handbook
Egmont UK Ltd
There's nothing that can't be built in Minecraft, but with so many possibilities, where do you start? And how will you ever match the creative style of the experts? This title is packed with tips and step-by-step instructions from master...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
LEGO Legends of Chima Official Annual by
LEGO Legends of Chima Official Annual

Bursting with stories and activities from the LEGO Legends of Chima range, this title includes variety of official LEGO Legends of Chima books available from Ladybird including: Lions and Eagles Activity Book with Minifigure, Clash of the Tribes Story Activity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Hello Kitty - Annual 2014 by
Hello Kitty - Annual 2014

Packed full of fun, activities and games, this is the official Hello Kitty Annual - the perfect Christmas gift for every Hello Kitty fan!
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Moshi Monsters Official Annual by
Moshi Monsters Official Annual

A title that takes you to the Seventy Seas around Monstro City and explores the islands with Buck and his crew for new pirate booty.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Demon Dentist by David Walliams
Demon Dentist
David Walliams
Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 2013 Children’s Book of the Year Best-selling David Walliams hits gold again in this hilarious story about something deeply evil in the unattractive world of teeth. Alfie has rotten teeth and he hates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
Michelle in: Crabbit Comes to Stay by Julie Hegarty & Ritchie Collins
Michelle in: Crabbit Comes to Stay
Julie Hegarty & Ritchie Collins
Combines a wonderfully imaginative and colourful story with an important message -- delivered subliminally -- on the subject of bullying. Every child will be transported into a magical underwater world through some absolutely stunning illustrations and clever word play. Even...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/08/2005
Dognapped! by David J. Robertson
Dognapped!
David J. Robertson
A charming friendly little tale about a group of dogs who unwittingly find themselves on an adventure. Misty the border collie and assorted friends attempt to do a good deed, but are in danger of being accused of dognapping an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2016
Peppa Pig: Happy Easter by
Peppa Pig: Happy Easter

Peppa, George and all their friends are celebrating Easter.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
The Explorer
Katherine Rundell
Category Winner of the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Children's Book Award After crashing hundreds of miles from civilisation in the Amazon rainforest, Fred, Con, Lila and Max are utterly alone and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
The Island at the End of Everything
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Children's Book Award Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award In a nutshell: beautifully told story of courage and hope and an unforgettable...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans
Wed Wabbit
Lissa Evans
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Children's Book Award Wed Wabbit is a tour de force! Lissa Evans’s hilarious, madcap adventure is both effervescent and tautly plotted making it impossible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2017
Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford
Time Travelling with a Hamster
Ross Welford
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2016 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2016. January 2016 Debut of the Month This clever,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2015
The Monstrous Child by Francesca Simon
The Monstrous Child
Francesca Simon
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2016. May 2016 Book of the Month. Francesca Simon has chosen a singular heroine for her first novel for teenagers. Hel is Queen of the Norse underworld, but never has the eternal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
Jessica's Ghost by Andrew Norriss
Jessica's Ghost
Andrew Norriss
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2015. Chosen as one of the Top Ten Best New Books for Children 2015 by Andrea Reece. Francis is a bit of an outsider and doesn’t really have friends. But he finds it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2015
An Island of Our Own by Sally Nicholls
An Island of Our Own
Sally Nicholls
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2015. Shortlisted for the 2015 Guardian Children's Book prize From the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book prize comes a new novel about family and friendship. Jonathan, Holly and Davy have been struggling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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