Picture book

The Race to the Top of the World! It comes around once in a lifetime, and the prize? Your heart's desire. Shen and Sika can't resist the chance to win, but competition is fierce. The path to victory is littered with snow trolls, sea monsters, and a gang of particularly hungry yetis. But Shen and Sika have something the other contestants don't have. Actually, they have 66 other things; pugs to be exact. That's a 264 paw-powered sled. Let the race begin!
Pugs of the Frozen North
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A brother and sister visit a pet shop to pick a pet, but can't decide which one to go for. Sometimes making a choice can seem impossible to a child, and What Pet Should I get? explores how it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it! The cliffhanger ending will also fire children's imaginations and provoke discussion about their own choices. A Publisher's Note at the end discusses the thrilling recent discovery of this new manuscript and illustrations, exploring Dr Seuss' creative process and the inspiration of his own life in his work.
What Pet Should I Get?
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Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's not long before she meets Noel the cat, Fangio the hedgehog, and Graham the tortoise. Her garden companions soon discover that Olga loves an audience and from the moment she arrives she tells them stories about her wild and exciting adventures. Although they are not always sure whether to believe everything Olga says, one thing is certain - since Olga moved in, life is never dull!
The Tales of Olga Da Polga
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A fabulously funny farmyard story, from established author, Simon Puttock, introducing a wonderful new character - Louisa the letter-writing pig! Dear Farmer Giles, Your farm is mucky and messy. Please clean it up at once! Sincerely, Disgruntled! Louisa the pig is not happy with her living conditions, so she writes an anonymous letter of complaint to Farmer Giles. But no matter what the poor farmer does to make improvements, nothing is ever quite good enough for Louisa, who sends note after note with increasingly extravagant demands.
Love From Louisa
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Meet Polly and her puffin Neil in the debut children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist, Jenny Colgan. Polly heard a CRASH downstairs. Was it a monster? NO! Was it a spider alien? NO! It was a little puffin with a broken wing...When Polly discovers an injured puffin, she and her mummy look after him in their cottage by the sea. Slowly, Neil's wing heals and Polly must prepare herself to say goodbye to her new friend. Will she ever see him again? Perfect for bedtime stories and early readers, this book contains recipes, activities, illustrations and jokes to accompany the story.
Polly and the Puffin
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Everyone has their very own dragon, and this book describes many different varieties of the beast, showing in words and stunning pictures exactly why their owners find them so entrancing. They range from a dragon as big as a village to a tiny dragon with whisper-thin wings, from a snaggle-toothed dragon to a sea-dragon which races dolphins on the waves - ending in a page inhabited by every dragon in the book! This imaginative and magical book is accompanied by beautiful illustrations to inspire a love of dragons.
Tell Me A Dragon
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On a mean street in a mean city, a thief tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But she finds she can't have it without promising something in return - to "plant them all". When it turns out the bag is full of acorns, the young thief embarks on a journey that changes her own life and the lives of others for generations to come.
The Promise
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Ferocious Captain Firebeard may think that he and the cruel crew of the Horrible Haddock rule the high seas - but he hasn't reckoned on a small, daring girl called Molly. And he certainly should never have kidnapped her! Molly soon proves to be sharper and quicker than any of the pirate gang's cutlasses. And before long, Firebeard must face his comeuppance - the fury of her fearsome mum!
Pirate Girl
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How do you deal with a bunch of "wild ones" on your first day at school? Nicholas is faced with a gang of bullies including big Charlie, mean Jake, Wedgie Reggie and, worst of all, their girl leader, Cindy Crocker. But through a combination of artistic talent and inventiveness Nicholas eventually wins the admiration of the wild ones and makes a surprising new friend along the way. A great picture story book about bullying, problem-solving and friendship from multi award-winning author-illustrator Niki Daly.
Nicholas and the Wild Ones
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Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he wasn't black...But Grace's Ma and Nana tell her she can be anything she wants if she puts her mind to it...
Amazing Grace
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