Plotting to invite their neighbors to a fancy tea party so that they can rob their vacated house, Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam share a comical misadventure when they discover that neither of them knows anything about baking or hosting a tea party.
This third book in the series based on the picture book "Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble" presents three more stories of magical mayhem from the award-winning creative team of Corderoy and Berger. Illustrations.
With so many animals to rescue and friends to help, Betty hasn't perfected her fairy skills, but when the fairy ball arrives, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness in hopes that the King and Queen will chose her as the Fairiest Fairy.
From the best-selling author Tracey Corderoy (The Grunt and The Grouch and Whiz, Pop, Granny Stop) come The Crumbs, a most unusual family! Follow the fabulously funny adventures of Martha, Otto and Scarlett Crumb, their Aunt Beastly and her pet boar Basil, as they battle baddies and conquer monsters. Otto, Martha and Scarlett Crumb are three most unusual children. With their dad, Henrig, busy inventing a special case to protect the Golden Elephant of Heera, they’re expecting to look after themselves over the summer. Yet suddenly Henrig’s long-lost sister turns up – and she's beastly! The children think things can’t get any worse … but then the Unstoppables, a notorious gang of robbers, set their sights on Henrig’s special case, and it seems they’ll stop at nothing to get their hands on it… Winner of the Hounslow Junior Fiction Award 2014
Author: Walter de la Mare
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
'No breath of wind, No gleam of sun Still the white snow Whirls softly down' As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies... Outside, the world turns to white.
Bob has decided to be a pet-sitter. He just can't wait for all the cute hamsters and bunnies to arrive! But when Goldilocks asks him to look after her grumpy baby bear, the fairy tale chaos begins... Spot your favourite characters misbehaving in an all-star cast as the golden goose, three billy goats gruff and - yikes! - a troll arrive at Bob's door. Whatever will he do? A hilarious new picture book from award-winning author Tracey Corderoy (Squish Squash Squeeze!, Now!, Why?, More!) and talent illustrator Jorge Martín. Perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what fairy tale pets get up to in their spare time!
The little princess wants everything NOW, or else - she'll CRY! But what happens when she wants her very own dragon? It's time for a whole river of tears ... With beautiful, fresh illustrations and a laugh-out-loud text, this is a glorious tale of adventure, friendship and finally learning to say please.
The pig lives in a house in the middle of the wild wood. But inside the wild wood there's a bad wolf - and this hungry wolf wants a little pig for dinner! But a house made of bricks is hard to blow down, so instead of gobbling Pig, Wolf moves to plan B: gobbling Red Riding Hood's poor defenceless grandma! But his despicable plan is soon uncovered and Pig decides to rescue Gran! Will this plucky pig make it in time? A fabulously funny twist on two classic fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. The Great Gran Plan is the first book by an exciting picture book pairing: the uniquely talented author and poet, Elli Woollard and best-selling illustrator, Steven Lenton.
Author: Jane Blatt
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Babies and toddlers join in an exuberant celebration of books of all shapes and sizes in this charming picture book. For little kids, books can be anything from a chair, to a tower, to a hat. But once little ones discover the magical world that can be found inside a book, the best thing a book can be—is a book! This joy of discovery is evident on the faces of these little kids as they open up a book and find a favorite story. In short, this book about books is so adorable and tempting, it will have toddlers and parents running to libraries and bookstores everywhere.