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Who doesn't love an Annual? And they're not just for Christmas. LoveReading4Kids selects the best annuals around in everything from sport to LEGO and fun facts.
October 2021 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2021 | For all those who are already fans of Roald’s Dahl’s awesome stories and for newcomers to them, this is a splendid introduction to some of the favourite characters and the most dramatic, hilarious, spinechilling and adventuresome stories that are his storytelling legacy. Following a brief account of Roald Dahl’s childhood and his famous writing shed, 15 of his top titles are cleverly explored through their main characters and the key features of the stories. There is James and his extraordinary crew from the awesome travelling peach in James and the Giant Peach; the delightful Charlie Bucket whose winning ticket takes him to Mr Wonka’s astonishing chocolate factory and a heap of adventures with some less lovely children including Veruca Salt and Augustus Gloop; the delightful Danny and his father and some fabulous pheasant poaching plots and the truly horrible Mr and Mrs Twit who have a whole book to themselves. The battle between Matilda and the awful Miss Trunchbull, the BFG’s encounter with the Queen and the utterly terrifying Witches – all of these and more are brought to life in these brief retellings which make clever use of letters, recipes and newspaper clippings. As in the originals, all are fabulously illustrated by Quentin Blake. The inclusion of an activity pack adds an interactive element to the book and enhances enjoyment of it.
September 2021 Book of the Month | Warning: this is the kind of book you can get lost in. Open at random for a quick bit of browsing, and you’ll find yourself engrossed, turning page after page to absorb its assortment of marvellous facts and weird true stories. Whatever takes your fancy, whether it’s space, animals, sport, vehicles or words or numbers, you’ll find information herein to boggle the mind, all brightly and attractively presented across large colour pages. Fun to look at, fascinating to read, this will prompt all sorts of ‘Did you know …?’ conversations. Great fun!
Beano Annual is back for 2021! Beanotown is the place to go for mischief and mayhem because it's the place where kids rule! Parents and teachers might think differently, but the kids from the longest-running weekly comic in the world know the truth ... as they'll prove in 112 pages of brand new, awesomely funny stories! Celebrating his 70th anniversary in 2021, Dennis faces monsters from Greek myths in order to prove he's history's greatest menace! He's joined by legends such as Minnie the Minx, The Bash Street Kids and many more!
2019 is Minecraft's tenth anniversary. The official Minecraft Annual 2020 is a celebration of how far Minecraft has come since 2009, and the amazing community that has helped make it what it is today. Inside you'll find build ideas, challenges and games, as well as exclusive interviews with several members of the Mojang team and a sneak peek inside their amazing offices. Collect all of the official Minecraft books to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Guide to Exploration: 9781405285971 Minecraft Guide to Creative: 9781405285988 Minecraft Guide to Redstone: 9781405286008 Minecraft Guide to the Nether and the End: 9781405285995 Minecraft Guide to Enchantments and Potions: 9781405288958 Minecraft Guide to PVP Minigames: 9781405288965 Minecraft Guide to Farming: 9781405290104 Minecraft Blockopedia: 9781405273534 Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress: 9781405284172 Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets: 9781405283335 Minecraft Survival Tin: 9781405288200 Minecraft Mobestiary: 9781405286022 Minecraft: The Ultimate Construction Collection: 9781405291927 Minecraft is a multi-platform block-based gaming sensation available on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and mobile devices. Whether you're in Creative, Survival or Hardcore Mode, the official Mojang-approved Minecraft books contain all the advice you need to survive and thrive.
Beano Annual is back for 2020! Beanotown is the place to go for mischief and mayhem because it s the place where kids rule! The parents and the teachers of Bash Street School might think differently, but the kids from the longest-running weekly comic in the world know the truth... as they ll prove in 112 pages of brand new, awesomely funny stories! Whether it s going on the run with an elephant in Dennis & Gnasher, or leaping through dimensions in Rubi s Screwtop Science, they ll prove there s no such thing as a normal day in Beanotown!
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual is an international bestseller and it’s easy to see why. With its mix of bizarre facts, and facts about the bizarre, plus quizzes, puzzles, games and activities, this will provide kids with hours of fun. There are sections on animals, geography and natural wonders, travel and food amongst other things. The pages are bright and attractive, full of amazing photographs of course. ~ Andrea Reece
The Disney Frozen Annual 2017 is packed with magical stories featuring your favourite Frozen characters Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf. With stories, colouring and plenty of puzzles to complete, this is the ultimate Christmas gift for Frozen fans! About Frozen: Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven to find her sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.
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