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Izzy and her friends are shocked when they find their lollipop man has disappeared! Maisie thinks he's gone to Rome but if that's true, why do they keep seeing a weird white wispy cloud around the school? And why do Izzy's legs feel cold even though she's got tights on? Could it be that the lollipop man is a phantom and he's come to spook them all?! Laugh-out-loud fun from Blue Peter Award winners Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Read more of Izzy's adventures!
Of the many tributes to Shakespeare in this anniversary year, To Wee or Not to Wee must be the zaniest. It features retellings of four favourite Shakespeare plays with a definite focus on the action and character motivation. The twist however is that this is Shakespeare through the eyes of Izzy, star of the Baby Aliens series, so her retelling of Hamlet is prompted by Zach’s inability to decide between the hat and the car in Monopoly. Her version is certainly to the point: ‘As soon as the gravediggers said that Hamlet screamed “I knew him, Horatio”, and jumped RIGHT into the grave and began SPEAKING to the skull and asking it loads of questions, like “What should I do about EVERYTHING?” and just “Why?”’. For all the silliness, it gets across the main themes of the plays, and Izzy’s top-speed accounts are irresistible. ~ Andrea Reece The Editor says: “Who better to introduce children to Shakespeare than Pamela Butchart? If anyone can see the role of lasagne in Hamlet, or how annoying it must be for Lady Macbeth to have to lay on anunexpected buffet for Duncan, she can. The perfect introduction to the Bard, with all the suspense,heroics and Italian food of the originals.”
Winner of the Children’s Book Award 2016, Books for Younger Readers category A third riotous adventure for Jodi, Maisie, Zach and all the rest in 4J including the fast-paced narrator, Izzy. This time, part of the school is suddenly put out-of-bounds. When 4J have to share a classroom with 6B, the gang discover that the reason that it is closed is …Rats! Could this have anything to do with the new head teacher who keeps his curtains closed ? As ever, the gang is quick to jump to conclusions. If the head is a vampire rat, they must do everything in their power to destroy him! The classroom goes wild in this witty no-holds-barred story. Kirsty from Nosy Crow says: “Lots of books are described as ‘laugh out loud’ but Pamela’s are the real deal. They are beloved by all who read them. Pamela is a real star, and we’re delighted to have found such a perfect match for her in Thomas Flintham.”
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Story Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends can't wait to show her their den and its moth, and to help her avoid school dinners (also known as poison). But Matilde LOVES school dinners and even has seconds! And that's when they know. Matilde is a spy and she has come to find out their secrets. They must stop her before it's TOO LATE!!!
Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can't wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn't even REAL! So pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths, as told by Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham, in collaboration with the British Museum. Now with even more SANDALS!
There's a whole world to explore inside the British Museum, and with this beautiful colouring book, readers can take a tour around each civilisation and get creative at the same time! Aspiring artists can pick up their colouring pencils and bring the scenes and objects to life, whilst learning about life in different cultures. From a bustling ancient Greek marketplace to a traditional dragon parade around China's Forbidden City, and many more spectacular scenes in between, this book is a fantastically fun way to explore different cultures. And with four pages of colour photographic stickers to have fun with too, this is the ideal book to get young readers excited about the British Museum - and indeed the world! Nosy Crow is working with the British Museum in an exclusive partnership to create a broad range of children's books to sell to the UK trade and beyond. The British Museum is 'a museum of the world, for the world'. It is the UK's leading visitor attraction and the second most-visited museum in the world. The books draw on the British Museum's internationally recognised brand, its unparalleled collection of objects and its world-class expertise.
All along the riverbank, a daddy DONKEY dances. His happy FOAL is up ahead, she leaps around and prances. All the animals are playing games in this exciting parent-and-baby themed picture book. Now available as a chunky board book, this innovative concept book by Thomas Flintham makes learning fun for even the littlest toddlers.
Orang-utans swing through the trees With orange fur and knobbly knees! All the animals are having fun in this brilliant colour-themed rhyming picture book... and they're all on their way to a party! Now available as a chunky board book, this innovative book by Thomas Flintham makes learning fun for even the littlest toddlers.
What a lot of things to spot! This bright and charming book combines the challenge of I-spy, the fun of a search and find book and the creativity of a sketchpad and a colouring book! With a scene for any destination, children aged 5 and up can get involved with every page, no matter where they are. Packed with bold illustrations from award winning artist, Thomas Flintham, there are hours of fun to be had. Look out for the items in the I-spy grid, find and colour them in a detailed search scene, then create your own fun scenes on the next page. From the seaside to the ski slopes to the shopping mall, there's something for everyone. With points to score on every page, the whole family can get involved. Who will spot the lot? Contents: At The Airport At The Beach At The Movies At The Park At The Campsite On The Ferry In The Country In The City At The Hotel At The Mall At The Market At The Gallery On The Plane By The Pool In The Restaurant On The Road On The Slopes In The Station At The Amusement Park At The Zoo Make Your Own Scoring About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!
This exciting lift-the-flap novelty book is packed with simple science experiments for kids to try at home. Covering elements from Key Stage 2 and 3 of the school science curriculum in a fun and accessible way, it's filled with a range of experiments from the worlds of physics, chemistry and biology. Each page will see keen young scientists try their hands at anything from building bridges to making food explode and mixing up meringues - all in the name of science! Every experiment is accompanied by a simple explanation of the science involved, making it hands-on educational fun!
Izzy and her friends have never liked school dinners. And they're getting worse. The dinner ladies are acting strangely (making up random rules, wearing hats, and cooking new food, even more horrible than usual). Lollipop man mentions there is a new head dinner lady and calls her a bit of a legend (in a bad way) and that she used to be here a long, long time ago and has returned. Izzy and friends wonder if she is the reason for the strange behaviour. They wonder why she has returned. They find out she was fired. They speculate as to why and decide she's a demon who's returned to do bad things. Because why wouldn't she be?
It begins with one lonely fish... Count along from one to ten, as each fish gobbles up the next. Just be careful - this book might bite! A clever concept based around the simple act of counting. Turn the page to see a fish on each spread, and count along as a fish on each page gobbles up the one before it. Then the ultimate finale - a huge mouth dominates the last page, gobbling every fish in its path... And we are back once again to one lonely fish!
An original fill-me-in activity book: can you save the citizens of Doodlesville from a dinosaur invasion? Playful drawings and simple prompts invite creators of all ages to colour, draw and imagine.
The chickens are clucking and the cows are mooing, in this fun rhyming picture book... it's a very noisy day on this farm, until bedtime comes and the farmyard is quiet. With sturdy pages and a simple, engaging story, this is the perfect animal sounds book for toddlers.
All the animals are having fun in this brilliant colour-themed rhyming picture book... and they're all on their way to a party! A new picture book in an exciting toddler range by the acclaimed Thomas Flintham, this innovative book comes with extended cover folds printed with amazing flash cards for you to cut out and keep - making learning fun for even the littlest toddlers!
All the animals are running, swimming, splashing and dashing in this colourful rhyming board book... but where are they all going? With sturdy pages and a simple, engaging story, this is the perfect counting book for toddlers, covering numbers one to ten.
New in the best-selling Pictura series, this is colouring-in as you've never seen it before - especially for all design-conscious, creative kids. Beautiful black line images inspire children to think about and experiment with design, pattern and style as they learn from professional artists. Pages studded with fascinating facts add a learning element, helping young readers to use their imaginations to increase focus, hone artistic skills, and lose themselves in gadget-free creative time.
The chickens cluck and the cows moo... it's a very noisy day on this farm, until bedtime comes and the farmyard is quiet. This fun rhyming picture book has a simple, engaging story, and extended cover folds printed with amazing flash cards for you to cut out and keep - making learning fun for even the littlest toddlers!
The award-winning Super Science series uses clear, humorous text, quirky illustrations and a plethora of interactive novelties to make the content accessible and fun. Life! covers all things biological, from simple cells to humans and all their twiddly bits, from food webs to the secret lives of plants, and from respiration to echolocation and genetic variation!
One day Izzy and her friends are surprised to find that their teacher, Miss Jones, is actually being nice to them. This is the woman who was caught secretly smiling when Maisie Miller fell off her chair. There can only be one conclusion: she's been taken over by aliens, and now she wants to make them all aliens too!
This new science series is a breath of fresh air, explaining key elements of science in a fun, straightforward way. Tom Adams's engaging, lighthearted text is perfectly complemented by the humorous, comic-book style illustrations of new talent Thomas Flintham. In Feel the Force, explore mechanics, forces, sound, light, heat and other aspects of physics, with interactive novelties and fun experiment suggestions on every spread.
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