• Giants

The Smartest Giant in Town


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509812539
Category: Giants
Page: 32
View: 6752
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town . . . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!All children will love The Smartest Giant in Town, a funny and warm-hearted tale from the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This edition features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.

    • Giants

The Smartest Giant in Town


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
ISBN: 9781405092371
Category: Giants
Page: 32
View: 775
George didn`t like being the scruffiest giant in town, so when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes he decides it`s time to update his image. With smart trousers, a smart shirt, stripy tie and shiny shoes, George is a new giant. But on his way home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help... and his clothes!

    • Animals

The Smartest Giant in Town


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333961445
Category: Animals
Page: 32
View: 9707
A warm tale about a friendly giant whose heart is better than his dress sense!George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town . . . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!All children will love The Smartest Giant in Town, a funny and warm-hearted tale from the creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Selfish Crocodile


Author: Faustin Charles
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408839318
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 6182
All of the animals are afraid of the Selfish Crocodile - he never let's them into his river, and he's always so snappy! And so when the Selfish Crocodile finds himself in terrible pain, no-one wants to help him - after all, what if he gobbles them up? But, to everyone's surprise, there is one animal in the forest who is willing to help . . . A brilliant tale of friendship, The Selfish Crocodile has become a picture book classic.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

A Treasury of Songs


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509846139
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
View: 1345
An illustrated collection of lyrics for twenty-three original children's songs including fun-filled action rhymes, Aesop's fables, and songs based on well-known picture books.

    • Fishes

Tiddler

The Story-Telling Fish
Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Scholastic Canada
ISBN: 1443148989
Category: Fishes
Page: 40
View: 4504
This colourful undersea adventure from the bestselling creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man is now available in board book format! Tiddler is late to school every day, and he always has an elaborate excuse for his teacher. One day, as Tiddler is thinking up his next story, a net sweeps him up and hauls him far away from his school. How will Tiddler find his way home? All he has to do is follow the trail of his biggest, fishiest story yet! Full of bright colour and bouncy repetition, this engaging book makes a fun introduction to the wonders of story-telling!

    • Books and reading

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509812482
Category: Books and reading
Page: 32
View: 7674
Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog . . . From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book of adventure! Charlie Cook's Favourite Book is both entertaining and original - a sure-fire winner from the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This edition features the classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle and A Squash and a Squeeze.

The Smartest Giant in Town Activity Book


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230707580
Category:
Page: 16
View: 2476
Hours of fun with everybody's favourite giant!This great-value activity book is packed with games and puzzles based on the bestselling picture book. Includes colouring-in, join-the-dots, word puzzles and more. From the creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, The Smartest Giant in Town Activity Book even contains over 40 reusable stickers and a sticker scene - hours of fun!

    • Fiction

Across the Nightingale Floor

Tales of the Otori Book One
Author: Lian Hearn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215623
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
View: 3468
An international bestseller, Across the Nightingale Floor is the first book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn. Don't miss the related series, The Tale of Shikanoko. In his black-walled fortress at Inuyama, the warlord Iida Sadamu surveys his famous nightingale floor. Constructed with exquisite skill, it sings at the tread of each human foot. No assassin can cross it unheard. The youth Takeo has been brought up in a remote mountain village among the Hidden, a reclusive and spiritual people who have taught him only the ways of peace. But unbeknownst to him, his father was a celebrated assassin and a member of the Tribe, an ancient network of families with extraordinary, preternatural skills. When Takeo's village is pillaged, he is rescued and adopted by the mysterious Lord Otori Shigeru. Under the tutelage of Shigeru, he learns that he too possesses the skills of the Tribe. And, with this knowledge, he embarks on a journey that will lead him across the famed nightingale floor—and to his own unimaginable destiny... From the Trade Paperback edition.

    • Cats

I'm Not Scared


Author: Dan Crisp
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781743635001
Category: Cats
Page: 32
View: 3084
I'm not scared of monsters, They don't frighten me. Even the ones with scary eyes; I'd let them dine with me! Meet the bravest cat ever. He's not afraid of dreadful monsters, ugly beasts or icky creepy crawlies! He's not scaredy cat! But who's that knocking at his door?

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Giants and the Joneses


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1405251581
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 208
View: 5342
A charming adventure story by Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson. Every giant knows beanstalks and little persons don’t exist. Almost every giant, anyway . . . When Jumbeelia’s curiosity leads her to a real-live bimplestonk at the edgeland of Groil and down, down, down into Colette, Stephen and Poppy’s lives, the children find themselves in BIG trouble! How will the three iggly plops ever get home? In The Giants and the Joneses Julia Donaldson has created a page-turning larger than life adventure, turning a fairytale on its head. That Jack was so wicked, climbing a beanstalk to steal everything from the hen to the harp to some money. Julia has long been a household name thanks to her raft of best-selling picture books, and this tale is idea for readers who have enjoyed The Gruffalo as a young child.

The Gruffalo's Child


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509804765
Category:
Page: 32
View: 9365
"The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo shouldEver set foot in the deep dark wood."But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist . . . does he?The Gruffalo's Child is the Number One best-selling, much-loved sequel to the worldwide picture-book phenomenon that is The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler's brilliant, characterful illustrations combine once more to ensure that the Gruffalo's Child has followed firmly in her father's footsteps and that her story is one that children will ask for again, and again... and again! This edition features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Gruffalo and Other Stories CD


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509857340
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
View: 5190
Your favourite Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler stories, read aloud by stars Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey.Go 'Grrrr . . .' with the Gruffalo, sing along with the Smartest Giant, help Monkey search for his mum and see if the little old lady can make some room in her house! The Gruffalo and Other Stories CD is brilliantly performed by well-known actors Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter and Steven Pacey, as well as by the author herself, Julia Donaldson. Each story also has a song and sound effects, with a total CD running time of an hour. Perfect for listening to at home or to brighten up a car journey with the much-loved creations of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Stories: A Squash and a Squeeze Monkey Puzzle The Gruffalo The Smartest Giant in Town

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Spiffiest Giant in Town


Author: Julia Donaldson,Axel Scheffler
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780142402757
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 9254
George the giant, known for wearing his old patched clothes, finally buys new ones, but then gives them away to some needy animals.

    • Livestock

A Squash and a Squeeze


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509804781
Category: Livestock
Page: 32
View: 2725
''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.''A little old lady lives all by herself in her house but she's not happy - it's just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she'll be amazed at how big her house feels!The brilliantly funny A Squash and a Squeeze was the first ever picture book written and illustrated by the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This edition features the classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle and Charlie Cook's Favourite Book.

    • Juvenile Fiction

No-Bot, the Robot with No Bottom


Author: Sue Hendra
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471115666
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 2623
Meet Bernard. He's a robot with a very unusual problem. Have you ever seen a No-Bot? You haven't? Then take a look inside this book... A fantastic new friend for all Sue Hendra fans to fall in love with. ‘Silly, funny, and very enjoyable to read!’ The Bookbag ‘Fabulously funny and wonderfully warm.’ Liverpool Echo ‘Guarantees lots of giggles - from children and adults!’ Parents in Touch ‘Fans of Barry, Norman and Keith will absolutely adore this new wonderfully eccentric new character.’ Mumsnet ‘The book is beautifully illustrated and the story is guaranteed to have you and your child laughing… I can't recommend any of the Sue Hendra books highly enough, seriously if you've never read any of her books then you MUST!’ Knees up Mother Brown ‘In a word; Hilarious… It's a genius story which is brilliantly illustrated with bright and vibrant colours and child friendly characters.’ Being a Mummy ‘Apart from the boldly illustrated zany story which young children will doubtless love, this book offers a host of possibilities for creative thinking.’ Red Reading Hub ‘Loved the range of characters in the book, and the simple, colourful illustrations.’ Jennifer's Little World blog

Monkey Puzzle


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509812490
Category:
Page: 32
View: 8573
"I've lost my mum!"It's not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mummy. Kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don't seem to be having much luck as the well-meaning butterfly misunderstands monkey's descriptions and leads him to all sorts of unsuitable animals! But eventually, they find ... Dad! It's just as well that he knows exactly where mum is, and she's waiting with a well-deserved cuddle.Monkey Puzzle is a clever, funny and charming tale from the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This edition features the classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.

    • Juvenile Fiction

We Share Everything!

(Read Aloud Edition)
Author: Robert Munsch
Publisher: Scholastic Canada
ISBN: 1443148571
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 1114
It's the first day of kindergarten and Amanda and Jeremiah have a problem. They both want to read the same books. They want to paint with the same paints. And they refuse to share. The teacher tells them, "Look. This is kindergarten. In kindergarten we share. We share everything." Everything? Amanda and Jeremiah decide to take their teacher at her word. But what can they share? They begin by switching their shoes, and end up wearing each other's outfits! Now Jeremiah is wearing Amanda's pink shoes, pants and shirt and Amanda is wearing Jeremiah's clothes. Together they show their teacher that sharing really can be fun!

    • Board books

One Mole Digging a Hole


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781447287902
Category: Board books
Page: 22
View: 2557
All the animals are busy lending a hand in the garden in this lively numbers book! The parrots are pulling up carrots, the foxes are filling boxes and a swarm of bees are pruning the trees with their miniature shears. Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in this book, so join in and count along -- gardening has never been so much fun!Trademark Julia Donaldson rhymes and rhythms are perfect to read aloud, and Nick Sharratt's mischievous and funny illustrations make the bright and playful One Mole Digging a Hole a sure winner. Just right for toddlers!Look out for: Hippo Has a Hat, Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose, Animal Music, Toddle Waddle and Goat Goes to Playgroup.

The Gruffalo Sticker Activity Book


Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780230772489
Category:
Page: 48
View: 1578
A monster-sized activity book with over 200 stickers!This bumper activity book is based on the bestselling story The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. With 48 pages stuffed full of things to make, do, and colour in, games to play and puzzles to solve, plus over 200 resuable stickers, there's plenty to keep Gruffalo fans busy for hours. It's perfect for rainy days, holidays - or any day at all!This compilation of favourite and brand-new activities includes: colouring, games, spot the difference, recipies, deep dark wood decorations, a Gruffalo Snap card game, a monster-sized sticker scene - and much more!