This timeless classic story from bestselling and much-loved author, Astrid Lindgren, has been transformed by the acclaimed Studio Ghibli in a stunning TV series. This beautiful illustrated edition features artwork of the animation.
Times Children’s Book of the Week, Oct 13 2018
Sally Gardner’s enchanting new series, illustrated by Nick Maland, is a fairy tale full of traditional ingredients. When Betsy K. Glory, the daughter of a mermaid and an ice-cream maker, meets the mysterious Mr Tiger they have a giant challenge: a moon to turn blue, berries to collect and wishable-delicious ice-cream to create. The sort that makes wishes come true.
Times Children’s Book of the Week. Sep 29 2018
Follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Raymie Nightingale, from an internationally revered author, twice winner of the Newbery Medal.
“DiCamillo… is unafraid to throw the big existential questions at her young readers and see what sticks. Her characterisation is phemonenally rich and this story is so addictive you forget there are pages that need turning.”
Alex O’Connell The Times
A mysterious gothic Christmas tale set in a frost-bound Victorian country mansion. When orphaned Seren Rees is given a mysterious package by a strange and frightened man on her way to her new home, she reluctantly takes it with her. But what is in the parcel? Who are the Family who must not be spoken of, and can the Crow help Seren find Tom, before the owner of the parcel finds her?
ALL ABOARD THE TRAIN TO PARIS! It’s 1911, and the young detectives of TAYLOR & ROSE are turning their talents to ESPIONAGE. On a case for the mysterious SECRET SERVICE BUREAU, the daring MISS SOPHIE TAYLOR and MISS LILIAN ROSE must leave London for the boulevards and grand hotels of Paris. But DANGER lurks beneath the bright lights of the city – and INTRIGUE and MURDER lie in store. As aeroplanes soar in the skies overhead, our heroines will need to put all their spy skills to the test to face the PERIL that awaits them…
Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child’s perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn’t always make sense.
“Extraordinary world-building” Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian
Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week, 28 October 2018
“Pitzorno, one of Italy’s most garlanded children’s authors, is also known as ‘the Italian Roald Dahl’.” Nicolette Jones
Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week, 21 October 2018
Legendary children’s writer and Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 Lauren Child revisits one of her most popular characters in these brand-new, laugh-out-loud stories about the rather unconventional Bobton-Trents! The perfect gift for children aged six and up.