Plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design.
“A funny, well-observed story.” BookTrust
Violet is not impressed with her TV director dad: he’s decided to abandon his family in Vancouver to start over with a new younger wife in LA. To Violet, it’s like he’s traded his old life for a better one – complete with new and improved children. To make matters worse, her mom has taken up with a dorky new man called Dudley Wiener. Violet decides to take control. She needs a new stepfather who is perfect, charming and will show Dad what he’s missing: she needs George Clooney, Hollywood superstar.
The second in a new sparky teen series, perfect for fans of Holly Bourne and Louise Rennison. Holly and Paige are at a literary festival in Skegton-On-Sea. They’ve been looking forward to it for ages. It’s one of the biggest book festivals around – and there’s a pop up bookshop tent and a lot of Big Shot Writers. It’s basically like they’re being PAID to go on a BFF HOLIDAY and SELL A FEW BOOKS!
From the million-copy bestselling author of THE PARENT AGENCY and BIRTHDAY BOY comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school?
There’s a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action–but this time he isn’t alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, the Supa Buddies must join forces with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day. But will that villain Petey avoid vengeance and finally venture toward virtue?
“Pilkey… has again fired an arrow of joy straight at the fevered childhood psyche of millions of readers. An utter, unfettered delight.” — Booklist, starred review
“Total silliness” Lenny Henry
When Eddy Stone accidentally releases a wizard from a cursed lamp, his town’s wishes start coming true and his world is turned upside down. Tumbling into a land of genies, mad emperors and dancing camels, can Eddy put a stop to this wayward wishing?
The fourth instalment of Luke’s laugh-out-loud adventures. From the author of My Brother Is a Superhero, winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the British Book Industry Awards Children’s Book of the Year, and My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord, winner of a Lollies Laugh Out Loud 2017 Book Award.
“A thriller with a decent dollop of metaphysics” Alex O’Connell, The Times
About the author: James Bishop was a runner-up in the 2016 ITV Lorrain’e Top Tales competition. He has a vast comic collection.
About the illustrator: Rikin Parekh also has a vast collection of comic books and loves eating pizza.
“Sometimes the only way to make sense of my life is to put it all into charts and diagrams… But even that just makes me realise how far away from normal my family is…”
A funny title from a new author filled with distinctive infographics and charts by Chris Judge.
Readers aged 7-10 with an appetite for humour presented this way will welcome a new character to follow.