This true story of a poor Chinese peasant boy, who at the age of ten was plucked unsuspectingly from millions of others across the land to be trained as a ballet dancer, is a fairytale that has captivated children and adults alike. Li... read more
|Awards:||Long-listed for Klaus Flugge Prize 2017.|
A 2016 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book A darkly comic retelling of the classic fairytale Little Red Riding Hood - now available in paperback!Little Red Riding Hood meets a wolf on her way through the woods to visit her sic... read more
Princess Lemonella is born angry. She always looks sour and never smiles.When the king and queen try to find a prince for her, she sends all the candidates away.Until one prince just rides past her A funny and romantic fairy tale about how love can make you smile.For princes and princesses aged 5 years and older."
Kahu inherits his grandad's battered old guitar and wants to know why he can't have a nice new one. Then his nana tells him about the adventures the guitar's been on all over the world: travelling with bandits in Afghanistan, playing on... read more
A small boy imagines all the wild pets he could get, from an enormous bear to a fiery dragon! He decides they'd be so much better than his sister's boring little guinea pig. But maybe even the smallest of pets can be surprisingly fun, too...
"Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda" is a boisterous and delightful dissertation on discovering the uncharted depths of one's own personality. Abandoned by his bubble-headed mum and raised by a bunch of dogs, Bob is unders... read more
There are prowly monsters howling loudly and drooling monsters from the steamy swamp. There are wild, woolly mountain monsters and spiky, spooky monsters from outer space. And they all have one thing in common - they LOVE underpants!
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: WHSmith Children's Book of the Year 2009.|
Dinosaurs were all wiped out, A long way back in history, No one knows quite how or why, This book solves the mystery. You may wonder why dinosaurs became extinct, well here is the answer ...They were all wiped out in a mighty P... read more
|Series:||Allis the Little Tractor|
The second book in the award winning Allis the Little Tractor series.
This story has Allis back at work on the farm. Can she pull a heavy load of hay to feed the cows? It’s a very hot day and the load is very heavy . .... read more