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Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe Book 3

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe Book 3

Author: Dermot O'Leary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can't wait for you to join her on her THIRD ninja adventure! After months of keeping London safe from notorious animal bad guys, Toto the Ninja Cat is going on a well-earned holiday to the world's most famous music festival - Catstonbury! But a villain has a dastardly plan to hypnotise the crowd when a world-famous band is on stage, turning them into evil minions. How can Toto possibly prevent the catastrophe when everyone thinks the band is the cat's pyjamas? It will take all Toto's ninja skills - and some help from a friendly otter - to save the day... Ideal for reading aloud or for children to curl up with and read alone, the story features brilliant black and white illustrations throughout. With gentle themes of friendship, inclusivity and winning in the face of adversity, this is a hilarious must-read for all animal-loving kids! From one of the UK's best-loved broadcasters, theToto series is purrfect for fans of The Aristocats, The Secret Life of Pets and Atticus Claw Breaks the Law. Dermot says: 'The idea for Toto first came to me when my wife and I rescued two stray cats from an olive grove in Italy. One of them, Toto, has been blind from birth, but we quickly realised she had ninja-like reactions. Like a lot of cat owners (or cat servants), we like to imagine our pets having secret lives when we're out or asleep. So before I knew it I was writing about Toto and her brother Silver's nocturnal adventures around London. I really hope that children who pick it up enjoy reading the adventures of our little Italian underdog (cat).' Have you read Toto's other adventures: The Great Snake Escape and The Incredible Cheese Heist?

Knock Knock Superhero

Knock Knock Superhero

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

A hilarious rhyming superhero counting book - perfect for fans of the Ten Littles series! Knock, knock! There's a superhero at the door! Pasta Man has run out of Pasta Power. . . Can our young hero help him to get his powers back and defeat evil Madame Chilli, who wants to rule the world with lashings of chilli sauce? With action-packed adventure and bright, detailed artwork, this is the ultimate fun-filled counting storybook! Also look out for: Knock Knock Dinosaur Knock Knock Pirate Knock Knock Alien

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe Book 3

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe Book 3

Author: Dermot O'Leary Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can't wait for you to join her on her THIRD ninja adventure! After months of keeping London safe from notorious animal bad guys, Toto the Ninja Cat is going on a well-earned holiday to the world's most famous music festival - Catstonbury! But a villain has a dastardly plan to hypnotise the crowd when a world-famous band is on stage, turning them into evil minions. How can Toto possibly prevent the catastrophe when everyone thinks the band is the cat's pyjamas? It will take all Toto's ninja skills - and some help from a friendly otter - to save the day... Ideal for reading aloud or for children to curl up with and read alone, the story features brilliant black and white illustrations throughout. With gentle themes of friendship, inclusivity and winning in the face of adversity, this is a hilarious must-read for all animal-loving kids! The hardback edition features paw-print endpapers and a superstar inner-cover hidden beneath the jacket. From one of the UK's best-loved broadcasters, theToto series is purrfect for fans of The Aristocats, The Secret Life of Pets and Atticus Claw Breaks the Law. Dermot says: 'The idea for Toto first came to me when my wife and I rescued two stray cats from an olive grove in Italy. One of them, Toto, has been blind from birth, but we quickly realised she had ninja-like reactions. Like a lot of cat owners (or cat servants), we like to imagine our pets having secret lives when we're out or asleep. So before I knew it I was writing about Toto and her brother Silver's nocturnal adventures around London. I really hope that children who pick it up enjoy reading the adventures of our little Italian underdog (cat).' Have you read Toto's other adventures: The Great Snake Escape and The Incredible Cheese Heist?

Christopher Pumpkin

Christopher Pumpkin

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Meet Christopher Pumpkin - the Halloween pumpkin who doesn't want to be scary! A funny rhyming story from the authors of Supertato and the creators of Simon Sock. Christopher Pumpkin is delighted to be magicked to life by a witch - until he discovers she wants him and the other pumpkins to get her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever! Chris just can't bring himself to hang cobwebs and cook curried slugs - he's much more into bunting and fairy cakes! A delightful story about blazing your own trail, perfect for reading aloud! Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!

Christopher Pumpkin

Christopher Pumpkin

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Meet Christopher Pumpkin - the Halloween pumpkin who doesn't want to be scary! A funny rhyming story from the authors of Supertato and the creators of Simon Sock. Christopher Pumpkin is delighted to be magicked to life by a witch - until he discovers she wants him and the other pumpkins to get her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever! Chris just can't bring himself to hang cobwebs and cook curried slugs - he's much more into bunting and fairy cakes! A delightful story about blazing your own trail, perfect for reading aloud! Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!

Knock Knock Alien

Knock Knock Alien

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Pages of alien counting chaos will have youngsters laughing ... and learning! The follow-up to the hilarious Knock Knock Dinosaur and Knock Knock Pirate - from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of How To Grow A Dinosaur, and bestselling illustrator Nick East. When some aliens blast her house off into space, it's up to this little girl to navigate among the stars. They need to find their home planet, but first they must avoid that black hole - eek! - and watch out for that space station! All without waking Gran . . . A hilarious way of introducing counting to young readers. And enjoy the other books in the series for more counting chaos - Knock Knock Pirate and Knock Knock Dinosaur! Caryl Hart has won the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award, the Rotherham Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award. Follow Caryl at carylhart.com and @carylhart1 Find Nick at nickeastillustration.com

Simon Sock Board Book

Simon Sock Board Book

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Board book Release Date: 07/02/2019

A laugh-out-loud tale celebrating difference, from the bestselling creators of Supertato. Now in a chunky board book, perfect for little hands to hold. Simon is an odd, stripey sock. He lives in the drawers with all the other socks. Every day two socks get picked to go on an adventure. The sparklies go to parties. The woolies go the park. The smarts go to school. Everyone has a pair... except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match?

Peter Pants

Peter Pants

Author: Sue Hendra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Peter Pants

Peter Pants

Author: Sue Hendra Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Knock Knock Pirate

Knock Knock Pirate

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2018

A rhyming pirate counting book with a difference - the follow up to the hilarious Knock Knock Dinosaur - from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of How to Grow a Dinosaur, and bestselling illustrator Nick East. A visit from a pirate might sound like fun . . . but when the Captain's whole crew turn up too - causing mayhem and chaos - it's time for this little girl to panic. What is Dad going to say when he gets home?! Caryl Hart has won the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award, the Rotherham Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award. Follow Caryl at carylhart.com and @carylhart1 Find Nick at nickeastillustration.com

Simon Sock

Simon Sock

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2018

A wonderful new character from the bestselling creators of Barry the Fish with Fingers and the illustrator of Goodnight Digger. Simon is an odd, stripey sock. He lives in the drawers with all the other socks. Every day two socks get picked to go on an adventure. The sparklies go to parties. The woolies go the park. The smarts go to school. Everyone has a pair... except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match? A hilarious story celebrating friendship and difference from an exciting new picture book partnership. Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!

Knock Knock Pirate

Knock Knock Pirate

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

A rhyming pirate counting book that's full of surprises from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of Supermarket Zoo, and bestselling illustrator Nick East. A visit from a pirate might sound like fun . . . but when the Captain's whole crew turn up too - causing mayhem and chaos - it's time for this little girl to panic. What is Dad going to say when he gets home?! Also look out for Knock Knock Dinosaur and Knock Knock Alien

Simon Sock

Simon Sock

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

A wonderful new character from the bestselling creators of Barry the Fish with Fingers and the illustrator of Goodnight Digger. Simon is an odd, stripey sock. He lives in the drawers with all the other socks. Every day two socks get picked to go on an adventure. The sparklies go to parties. The woolies go the park. The smarts go to school. Everyone has a pair... except Simon. Will he ever find his perfect match? An hilarious story celebrating friendship and difference from an exciting new picture book partnership. Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet's hilarious books have sold over 1 million copies!

Ellie's Magic Wellies

Ellie's Magic Wellies

Author: Amy Sparkes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

A fantastic rhyming picture book story from Roald Dahl Prize award-winning Amy Sparkes and the illustrator behind the hugely successful Goodnight series for children, including Goodnight Tractor and Goodnight Spaceman. Ellie Pengelly is fed up and bored, until she gets a pair of MAGICAL new wellies! When Ellie goes out to explore in her new wellies she jumps into a puddle but . . . something jumps out! When the strange Flibberty-Gibberty starts juggling with jam, guzzling and gobbling food and squeezling toothpaste he makes quite a mess! Will Ellie manage to clean up all the mess before mum gets home? Action-packed storytelling is perfectly paired with Nick East's high-energy illustrations in this fantastic picture book that fizzes and whizzes with fun! Children will love the Flibberty-Gibberty - a wonderful character who is similar to Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat and the Psammead from Five Children and It - and the rollicking, rhyming text is perfect for reading aloud and ideal for children 3 years of age and up. Amy Sparkes is a talented storyteller and is the author of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize nominated Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo. She lives in Devon with her husband and five young children. Amy enjoys having adventures and writing stories about other people having adventures. She is a passionate supporter of baby charities and 5% of author royalties from Ellie's Magic Wellies is being donated to baby charity ICP Support. Nick East has worked as a museum designer for many years but his love of children's books has always been a huge part of his life. He illustrated The New Royal Baby, The Mouse Who Sailed the Seas, and Do Not Wash This Bear for Egmont, and has also worked with publishers including Little Tiger Press, Puffin, Penguin and QED. He loves using his drawings to communicate his ideas and passions and has always used them to tell stories. He lives near York with his wife and children.

Knock Knock Dinosaur

Knock Knock Dinosaur

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

A hilarious, read-aloud counting book. Perfect for fans of the Dinosaur That Pooped series! Knock, knock! Who's at the door? One real live dinosaur! A visit from a dinosaur might sound like fun... but what will happen when not one, not two, but TEN dinosaurs knock on the door? Muching and crunching, skating down the hall, and drawing on the walls. It's Dinosaur chaos! A laugh-out-loud rhyming story from bestselling author Caryl Hart. With illustrations from Nick East, the artist behind the Toto the Ninja Cat and Goodnight Digger series.

Goodnight Spaceman

Goodnight Spaceman

Author: Michelle Robinson Format: Board book Release Date: 02/02/2017

Inspired by ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his sons, and featuring an introduction from Tim, this is the perfect bedtime book! Two space-mad little boys get ready for bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles, before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams . . . Tim Peake is the first official British ESA astronaut. He left Earth on 15th December 2015 to begin a six month long mission aboard the International Space Station. His time in space has been watched by millions and he is inspiring a new generation of explorers, adventurers and questioners.

Knock Knock Dinosaur

Knock Knock Dinosaur

Author: Caryl Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2017

A rhyming dinosaur counting book with a difference from award-winning author Caryl Hart, creator of Supermarket Zoo, and bestselling illustrator Nick East. Knock, knock! Who's at the door? One real live dinosaur! A visit from a dinosaur might sound like fun . . . but when T. Rex's friends turn up too - munching and crunching, skating down the hall and drawing on the walls - it's time for this little boy to panic. What is Mum going to say when she gets home?! Caryl Hart has won the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award, the Rotherham Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award. Follow Caryl at carylhart.com and @carylhart1 Find Nick at nickeastillustration.com

Goodnight Spaceman Book and CD

Goodnight Spaceman Book and CD

Author: Michelle Robinson Format: Undefined Release Date: 06/10/2016

With a recording of the story read by ESA astronaut Tim Peake, from the International Space Station! Inspired by Tim and his sons, and featuring an introduction from the astronaut, this is the perfect bedtime book, and the first bedtime story ever to be recorded in space! Two space-mad little boys get ready for bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles, before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams . . . Tim Peake is the first official British ESA astronaut. He left Earth on 15th December 2015 to begin a six month long mission aboard the International Space Station. His time in space has been watched by millions and he is inspiring a new generation of explorers, adventurers and questioners. Goodnight Spaceman is the sixth book in Michelle Robinson and Nick East's beloved series. Look out for Goodnight Digger, Goodnight Tractor, Goodnight Princess, Goodnight Pirate and Goodnight Santa too!

Goodnight Tractor

Goodnight Tractor

Author: Michelle Robinson Format: Board book Release Date: 02/07/2015

A little boy says goodnight to all his toys, but who is the favourite? Why, it's Tractor of course! With a rhyming text, atmospheric illustrations and plenty of animal sounds to join in with, Goodnight Tractor will help your little darlings go to bed and stay there. This beloved and popular book is now reissued in a sturdy board-book format.

Chicken Licken

Chicken Licken

Author: Mara Alperin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2015

When an acorn drops on Chicken Licken's head, he thinks the sky is falling and dashes off to tell the King. But instead he finds Foxy Loxy . . . Is Chicken Licken about to become Chicken Lunch? My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect read for young and old alike!

Goodnight Santa

Goodnight Santa

Author: Michelle Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2014

Goodnight Santa is a fabulously festive bedtime story from Michelle Robinson and Nick East It's Christmas Eve, and time to go to sleep. But while children all over the world snuggle up and close their eyes Santa is getting everything ready for his busiest night of the year. With a lyrical rhyme and adorable illustrations, this festive book is the perfect bedtime story. Michelle Robinson has always wanted to be an author like her hero Roald Dahl, but all they had in common was the same birthday and a love of chocolate. Now at last, Michelle is a real author too. She lives in Frome, Somerset with her husband, son and daughter. Visit her at www.michellerobinson.co.uk. Nick East has been working as a museum designer for the past 16 years but has always been a storyteller, whether as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters, or as a designer displaying a collection of ancient artifacts. Nick lives near York with his wife and two children and, when he isn't drawing, he is out riding bikes and spending time with his family. Look out for the other Goodnight books: Goodnight Digger, Goodnight Tractor, Goodnight Princess, Goodnight Pirate

Goodnight Princess

Goodnight Princess

Author: Michelle Robinson, Nick East Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

The perfect bedtime book from Nick East and Michelle Robinson - Goodnight Princess As a little girl says goodnight to her dressing up clothes and dolls she is transformed into a princess in a magical realm. A beautiful rhyming text is accompanied by atmospheric illustrations which will delight and soothe all little girls as they snuggle up in bed. A follow-up to the wonderful Goodnight Tractor and Goodnight Digger, this is the perfect bedtime book. Michelle Robinson has always wanted to be an author like her hero Roald Dahl, but all they had in common was the same birthday and a love of chocolate. Now at last, Michelle is a real author too. She lives in Frome, Somerset with her husband, son and daughter. Visit her at www.michellerobinson.co.uk. Nick East has been working as a museum designer for the past 16 years but has always been a storyteller, whether as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters, or as a designer displaying a collection of ancient artifacts. Nick lives near York with his wife and two children and, when he isn't drawing, he is out riding bikes and spending time with his family.

Harry and the Monster

Harry and the Monster

Author: Sue Mongredien Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2013

A warm and funny story by Sue Mongredien (author of The Secret Mermaid and Kitten Club) and illustrated by the wonderful Nick East (Who's For Dinner and Goodnight Digger), Harry and the Monster is the perfect bedtime book to help children with fear or anxiety about night terrors, night-time monsters or things lurking under the bed! One night, a monster stomps into Harry's dreams. The next day, Harry is scared to go to sleep. If he comes back, just imagine him with pink pants on his head, suggests Mum. He won't be scary then! Can Mum's clever plan possibly work?

Who's for Dinner?

Who's for Dinner?

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2013

It's City Fox's first time in the country and he's super-duper hungry! Who's for dinner? he growls, licking his lips. Scared out of their wits, the farm animals come up with a wild and crazy plan to fool him. But can they outfox that City Fox? A hilarious book about a very hungry and ruthless fox by the amazing Claire Freedman, author of Alien's Love Underpants! Illustrated by Nick East, the fantastic, energetic illustrations and crazy tale of farm animal antics will have children laughing-out-loud!

Goodnight Tractor

Goodnight Tractor

Author: Michelle Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

A little boy says goodnight to all his toys, but who is the favourite? Why, it's Tractor of course! With a rhyming text, atmospheric illustrations and plenty of animal sounds to join in with, Goodnight Tractor will help your little darlings go to bed and stay there.

Storytime: In a Minute, Mum

Storytime: In a Minute, Mum

Author: A. H. Benjamin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Rory is always putting things off and always running late. It's driving his family mad! What will it take to make him change his ways? Each time he is asked to do something for someone, Rory's response is In a minute... . But what Rory doesn't realise is that he is taking far longer than a minute to get round to doing the task. When the tables are turned though, will Rory finally realise the error of his ways? This heart-warming and humorous tale will have every child pausing for thought when they distractedly respond, In a minute, Mum... This gentle and funny introduction to time management and learning to tell the time is perfect for reading at bedtime with a family member or sharing in the classroom. Also includes a set of supporting notes for parents and teachers with questions to encourage discussion of the themes in the book, either at home or in the classroom.

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