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Nathan Reed - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Nathan Reed has been a professional illustrator since graduating from Falmouth College of Arts in 2000. He has illustrated Christopher Edge's How to Write Your Best Story Ever and the Elen Caldecott's Marsh Road Mysteries Series. His most recent picture book is Samson the Mighty Flea by Angela McAllister. He was shortlisted for the Serco Prize for Illustration in 2014. When he's not illustrating he can be found with his two boys and a football on Peckham Rye Common.

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Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Zombies

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Zombies

Author: Katie Tsang, Kevin Tsang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

The brilliantly funny fifth book in the SAM WU series, starring the bravest scaredy-cat in the world! Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Tom Fletcher, Pamela Butchart and Humza Arshad's Badman. There's hardly anything that Sam Wu is afraid of. Unless you count ghosts, sharks, the dark and maybe even spiders. But definitely NOT zombies. Except for actual real ones maybe. So when Sam's arch nemesis, Ralph Zinkerman the Third announces that he has zombie werewolves living in his basement, for the first time ever, Sam really isn't sure if he wants to be the one to save the day. Ralph has always been pretty mean to him and, well, just one little nibble from the zombie werewolves wouldn't hurt that much, would it? Common childhood fears dealt with in a hilarious, sensitive and accessible way. Also by Katie and Kevin Tsang: Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts 9781405287517 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks 9781405287524 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark 9781405287531 Sam W is NOT Afraid of Spiders 9781405294287 Katie and Kevin Tsang met in in 2008 while studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then they have lived on three different continents and travelled to over 40 countries together. They currently live in London. Kevin was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of Sam Wu's experiences are based on Kevin's childhood (he's feeling much more confident now). Katie was born and raised in Southern California. She has previously worked at Booktrust, the UK's largest children's reading charity, and also writes YA fiction as Katherine Webber.

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden

Author: Vivian French Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children's author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed. Meet werewolf extraordinaire... Lottie Luna. Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She's super-fast, super-strong and has X-ray vision. Lottie doesn't really like to use her skills, though - she just wants to be like everyone else. But when someone keeps destroying the school bloom garden it's only Lottie who can come to the rescue...

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Spiders!

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Spiders!

Author: Katie Tsang, Kevin Tsang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

The brilliantly funny fourth book in the SAM WU series, starring the bravest scaredy-cat in the world! Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Tom Fletcher, Pamela Butchart and Humza Arshad's Badman. Sam Wu is NOT afraid of anything. Well, maybe some things. Like ghosts, sharks . . . the dark's pretty worrying too. And not to mention SPIDERS! But Sam's not going to let anyone know. And so when Tulip, the school tarantula, disappears from her cage, Sam decides it's up to him and his friends to save the school from the eight-legged escapee . . . Common childhood fears dealt with in a hilarious, sensitive and accessible way. Also by Katie and Kevin Tsang: Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts 9781405287517 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks 9781405287524 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark 9781405287531 Katie and Kevin Tsang met in in 2008 while studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then they have lived on three different continents and travelled to over 40 countries together. They currently live in London. Kevin was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of Sam Wu's experiences are based on Kevin's childhood (he's feeling much more confident now). Katie was born and raised in Southern California. She has previously worked at Booktrust, the UK's largest children's reading charity, and also writes YA fiction as Katherine Webber.

Think Big

Think Big

Author: Kes Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

The story of Humpty Dumpty and his nursery rhyme friends, reimagined by Kes Gray, bestselling creator of Oi Frog!. Humpty Dumpty and his nursery rhyme friends are discussing what they want to be when they grow up. Humpty wants to be a boiled egg, but his friends are encouraging him to think bigger! You could be an artist! said Little Boy Blue. Look for clues and become a detective! said Little Bo Peep. Buy a pair of football boots and become a footballer, said Wee Willy Winky. Will Humpty think big and reach for the stars?

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark!

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark!

Author: Katie Tsang, Kevin Tsang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

'Enormous fun, madcap and relatable' - The Bookseller The brilliantly funny third SAM WU book - the bravest scaredy-cat in the world! Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Pamela Butchart. Sam Wu is NOT afraid of anything. Except for quite a lot of things. Like ghosts. Sharks too. And also THE DARK! And so when Sam goes camping in the woods with his friends and cousin Stanley, who knows what scary kind of things they'll face . . .? Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark is the third book in this brilliantly funny and accessible new series - perfect for newly confident readers, fans of Pamela Butchart and Julian Gough's Rabbit and Bear. 'The third in the Sam Wu adventure series about conquering all sorts of fears in a humorous manner. This series is going from strength to strength and is a great accessible read.' - Booktrust Also by Katie and Kevin Tsang: Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts - 9781405287517 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks - 9781405287524 Katie and Kevin Tsang met in in 2008 while studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then they have lived on three different continents and travelled to over 40 countries together. They currently live in London. Kevin was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of Sam Wu's experiences are based on Kevin's childhood (he's feeling much more confident now). Katie was born and raised in Southern California. She has previously worked at Booktrust, the UK's largest children's reading charity, and also writes YA fiction as Katherine Webber.

Grandma Dangerous and the Egg of Glory Book 2

Grandma Dangerous and the Egg of Glory Book 2

Author: Kita Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2019

WARNING: DO NOT GIVE THIS BOOK TO YOUR OWN GRANDMA. SHE MIGHT GET IDEAS... Grandma demands justice!* *And also all the teacakes A priceless artefact has been stolen in Russia - and Grandma Dangerous wants to find it. Nothing will stand in her way - not even some poisoned caviar, a prison break or a spot of contemporary dance. Can Ollie and Grandma return the treasure and get back home, before being caught by the politsiya? Or - worse - before Mum finds out? Praise for Book 1: Thrills! Biscuits! This book has it all Andy Riley, author of King Flashypants

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks!

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks!

Author: Katie Tsang, Kevin Tsang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Brilliantly funny new young series about the bravest scaredy-cat in the world Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat (except when he is). And when a shark TOTALLY tries to eat him at the local aquarium, he decides he's not going to take any more chances. So at his friend's birthday party at the beach, Sam refuses to dip even a toe in the water. Nothing could go wrong now, could it? A wonderful belly-laugh of a book, perfect for young fans of Tom Gates and Pamela Butchart. `Intensely likeable and sharply observed comic capers' - Guardian Illustrated fiction is still having something of a boom, but if you're looking for a non-white protagonist it's slim pickings indeed. Happily Sam Wu is about to change all that. A hero of Asian heritage with a diverse set of friends... it's enormous fun, madcap and relatable - Bookseller Also look out for Sam is NOT Afraid of Ghosts and Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark! Katie and Kevin Tsang met in in 2008 while studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then they have lived on three different continents and travelled to over 40 countries together. Kevin was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of Sam Wu's experiences are based on Kevin's childhood. Katie was born and raised in Southern California. She has previously worked at Booktrust and also writes YA as Katherine Webber.

Grandma Dangerous and the Dog of Destiny Book 1

Grandma Dangerous and the Dog of Destiny Book 1

Author: Kita Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2018

WARNING: DO NOT GIVE THIS BOOK TO YOUR OWN GRANDMA. SHE MIGHT GET IDEAS... Danger is her middle name! Ollie's dad is missing - but Grandma Dangerous is on the case! She has a hot-air balloon, thirty packets of biscuits and a pooch with magical powers (she says). But as they sail through the skies, Ollie realises they're not just on a rescue mission... Grandma's on the run! Thrills! Biscuits! This book has it all Andy Riley, author of King Flashypants

How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

How to Write Your Best Story Ever!

Author: Christopher Edge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2015

Ideal for children wanting to enter story writing competitions! This is a humorous and authoritative book that will awaken the author in every child, unlocking their story ideas and giving them hints and tips to create their own stories. For children aged 13 and under, this book is written in a fun, engaging, and inspirational style that will help all readers to see themselves as writers and help them to achieve their creative writing goals. It is ideal for home and schools, primary and lower secondary. The book is authoritative, linked to curriculum requirements, but not intimidating. From how to write for your audience or for a specific purpose, how to overcome writer's block and how to write in different genres, to what words to use to best effect, this book gives children the tools they need to make writing an enjoyable experience. It is filled with tips on how to use wonderful and weird words, invent new words, and write powerful sentences using metaphors, similes, and idioms. Children will soon be creating stories that will stay with their writers and readers forever.

Pirate Patch: Pirate Patch and the Abominable Pirates

Pirate Patch: Pirate Patch and the Abominable Pirates

Author: Rose Impey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2009

Towering Turbot! Patch's ship is blown off course and ends up in the Far North. Look out, Patch. There might be some Abominable Snowmen about!

The Pet Sitter: Beware the Werepup KF

The Pet Sitter: Beware the Werepup KF

Author: Julie Sykes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2009

Max loves animals but his sneezy, allergic sister means no family pets. He's so happy when he realizes he can be a pet sitter. But with every new job he takes on there's always something a bit odd about the pet owner, which he can never put his finger on initially. Witches, fairies, goblins, mermaids - why can't he pet sit for an ordinary pet owner? Max has to pet sit for a cute young werepup, owned by a not-cute old wizard. Fang has a bit of an odd name but he seems cuddly enough. Max's main priority is to make sure he takes Fang on his walkies secretly - as pets are not allowed in the wizard's apartment block. Max has everything under control until on one secret walk the clouds part and a full moon pops out...

Angel Baby

Angel Baby

Author: Gillian Shields Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2006

Welcome to the world, Angel Baby! 'Angel Baby is fast asleep, dreaming of heaven and counting sheep.' But watch out... when Angel Baby wakes up he becomes Hungry Baby, Busy Baby and Soapy Baby!

What Friends Do Best

What Friends Do Best

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2005

A story about perseverance, sharing and friendship by the author of Dinosaurs After Dark, and brilliantly illustrated by Nathan Reed. He's made a car for Ralph and a boat for Alice. But when Winston tries to construct something really BIG he realises that he can't do everything by himself. Then, with help from Ralph (who is best at carrying large bits and pieces) and Alice (who is best at finding small bits and pieces), he discovers that putting things together...together...is what friends do best!

The Buskers of Bremen in Czech and English

The Buskers of Bremen in Czech and English

Author: Henriette Barkow Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2001

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