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Vanessa Cabban - Illustrator

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Diamond in the Snow

Diamond in the Snow

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

A warm-hearted wintertime tale and another outing for the lovable Mole and his friends. COLD-diggerty! Mole thinks the diamond he's found is magic. It appeared from nowhere ... then it disappeared altogether! Mole is very disappointed when his friends let him in on the icy secret - that his diamond is, in fact, an icicle - until he discovers that magic can be found in all sorts of unexpected places.

A Secret Worth Sharing

A Secret Worth Sharing

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Mole discovers that friendship is worth sharing in this fifth title in the best-selling Mole series. One hot summer's day, when Mole is out exploring, he discovers a newcomer to the forest - a newcomer called Mouse! The two quickly become friends, but Mole isn't keen to introduce Mouse to the other forest animals. In fact, he doesn't want to share her with anyone. Meanwhile, Rabbit, Squirrel and Hedgehog are wondering why they haven't seen Mole for so long. When they finally discover his secret, they're so pleased to meet Mouse that Mole realizes it's much nicer for everyone to be friends. With beautiful illustrations, this story is a celebration of friendship and why it's always good to share.

The Best Gift of All

The Best Gift of All

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

A charming animal story about the wonderful gift of friendship. It's autumn, and the weather is so awful that Mole hasn't been able to visit Rabbit for days. He's just beginning to worry about her, when suddenly he thinks of a clever plan. He doesn't have to go out in the rain at all - he can dig a tunnel! With his friends Squirrel and Hedgehog behind him, Mole digs his way into Rabbit's burrow and finds her in bed with a terrible cold. Hedgehog and Squirrel dash off to get presents for her, but Mole has already brought her the best gift of all - he's brought her her friends.

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2017

The charming mole returns with his friends for some spring-themed fun in the sequel to Bringing Down the Moon. Mole thinks his burrow is small and dark and dull. So he sets off to find somewhere big and bright and beautiful instead. His friends are full of ideas, but finding a new home that is just right is, as Mole discovers, no simple matter!

Bringing Down the Moon

Bringing Down the Moon

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2017

Meet the little mole who thinks a lot and join him on his quest to bring down the moon. Hot-diggerty! Whatever's that? exclaims Mole as he burrows out of the ground one night and catches sight of the moon. He thinks it's the most beautiful thing he's ever seen and he wants it, so he sets about trying to pull it down - to no avail. When all his efforts prove to be in vain, he suddenly notices the moon's in a puddle at his feet and reaches to pick it up and breaks it. Poor Mole is inconsolable, until he is shown that the moon is not broken at all, but just as beautiful as ever, hanging in the sky like a bright silver coin. And it's not as near as it looks!

Dear Mermaid

Dear Mermaid

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2015

Join Holly as she learns about a magical undersea world in this picture book containing a real gift. When Holly finds a mermaid's purse on the beach, she learns all about life under the sea and gets a special present - just like the lucky reader of this book! Thinking a mermaid must have lost the purse, Holly writes a letter to see if she'd like it back. Princess Kora replies with a plea for help. Will the two holiday friends be able to save the Mer Festival? Find out inside, then enjoy the wonderful mermaid photo frame that comes with the book!

Emily Peppermint's Toy School

Emily Peppermint's Toy School

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2015

Master picture book creators Jeanne Willis and Vanessa Cabban collaborate for the first time in this funny, big-hearted new story for young children. Master picture book creator Jeanne Willis and bestselling Bringing Down the Moon illustrator Vanessa Cabban collaborate for the very first time in this sweet, funny school story - TOY school that is! It's the first day of term and teacher Emily Peppermint has a new class all ready to learn just how to be the perfect toy! First lesson: falling out of a pram ... but the class members are about to get a bit more practice than they bargained for! It's a good job Emily Peppermint and her trusty classroom assistant Rose are there to save the day!

A Spot of Bother

A Spot of Bother

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2015

Will our hero ever be a perfectly pristine pig again? Pig is very proud of his neat appearance, so he's horrified to discover a spot of squashed cherry on his side. But when his farmyard friends try to help - with disastrous results - the spot of bother soon becomes a truly calamitous catastrophe! Children will love following the exploits of Cow, Goat, Sheep and Pig in this hilarious pig-ture book romp.

Emily Peppermint's Toy School

Emily Peppermint's Toy School

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2014

Welcome to Toy School! Take out your pencils, it's time to learn how to be the perfect toy. It's the first day of term at Toy School and teacher Emily Peppermint has a new class all ready to learn how to be perfect toys. The first lesson is falling out of a pram, but the class members are about to get a bit more practice than they bargained for... It's a good job Emily Peppermint and her trusty classroom assistant Rose are there to save the day! Master picture book creators Jeanne Willis and Vanessa Cabban collaborate for the first time in this funny, big-hearted new story for young children.

Dear Tooth Fairy

Dear Tooth Fairy

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2014

A book with fold-out letters and real gifts from the Tooth Fairy! When Holly's tooth falls out, she doesn't want to give it up to the Tooth Fairy, so she enters into a correspondence that is full of surprises, and she learns about the world of fairies. Featuring numerous fold-out fairy letters, a fairy identification leaflet, a riddle book and a special gold coin to keep from the Tooth Fairy.

Dear Father Christmas

Dear Father Christmas

Author: Alan Durant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2013

Celebrate Christmas with this delightful book full of lift-the-flap letters from Father Christmas and a special surprise gift. When Holly sees a man who looks like Father Christmas, she decides to write him a letter: Dear Father Christmas - is it snowing in Lapland? Please answer. Love Holly. And so begins the start of a touching penpal friendship with Father Christmas himself in which Holly learns about the magic of elves, reindeer and life in Lapland, as well as getting some very special Christmas surprises. This gift book comes with letters to read and and a special silver ticket from Father Christmas!

The Nutty Nut Chase

The Nutty Nut Chase

Author: Kathryn White Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

The animals are having a race! And the winner gets to eat a delicious, brown nut. But the race does not go as planned. And the nut seems to have a life of its own! The Nutty Nut Case is from Level 4 of Ready Steady Read! a fantastic graded reading scheme with four reading levels from Little Tiger Press. Ready Steady Read! makes learning to read fun. Each book contains games and activities to reinforce learning and test comprehension in a way developing readers will enjoy as well as handy parent notes from Prue Goodwin, Lecturer in Literacy and Children's Books. Level 4 is suitable for able readers. The stories will help build their confidence, opening up the world of reading and imagination to them. About Level 4: longer sentences with more complex structure rich, exciting vocabulary complex stories of up to 400 words emphasis on text more than illustrations

Where There's A Bear, There's Trouble!

Where There's A Bear, There's Trouble!

Author: Michael Catchpool Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Where there's a bee, there's honey. So when Bear spies a bee, he chases after it. But, where there's a bear, there's trouble. So the bee buzzes off as fast as it can... and so the chase begins! Where There's Bear, There's Trouble is from Level 2 of Ready Steady Read! a fantastic graded reading scheme with four reading levels from Little Tiger Press. Ready Steady Read! makes learning to read fun. Each book contains games and activities to reinforce learning and test comprehension in a way developing readers will enjoy as well as handy parent notes from Prue Goodwin, Lecturer in Literacy and Children's Books. Level 2 is suitable for developing readers. The stories will help build their confidence, opening up the world of reading and imagination to them. About Level 2: longer sentences simple vocabulary, introducing new words longer stories of up to 200 words bold design, to capture readers' interest

There's A House Inside My Mummy Board Book

There's A House Inside My Mummy Board Book

Author: Giles Andreae Format: Board book Release Date: 01/01/2012

A funny and tender board book story about waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive. There's a house inside my mummy, Where my little brother grows, Or maybe it's my little sister No one really knows. Waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive can be a confusing and worrying time for young children. Sharing this simple rhyming story together is the perfect way to reassure your little one and involve them in all the excitement. Told with humour and warmth by Giles Andreae, the author of much-loved family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance. 'A great book for sharing with your first born while your second is still in the 'tummy house'' - The Times A note from the author: 'When my wife became pregnant for the second time, I was talking to Flinn, our 2-year old son, about what was going to take place and how exciting it would be for him to have a brother or sister. I started to think about it as though I were a young child myself ... 'There's a house inside my mummy' was a phrase that just popped into my head, and from then on the book was a joy to write.'

The Nutty Nut Chase

The Nutty Nut Chase

Author: Kathryn White Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2008

When a shiny brown nut pops out of the ground, it looks so delicious that everybody wants to eat it. Badger decided that there will be a race ans the winner will get the nut. But the race soon turns into a nutty nut chase!

Bringing Down The Moon Pbk With Dvd

Bringing Down The Moon Pbk With Dvd

Author: Jonathan Emmett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2006

A classic and compact picture book specifically designed to encourage reading time! When Mole catches sight of the moon, he thinks it is the most beautiful thing he's ever seen and he wants it. So he sets about retrieving it - but bringing down the moon is not as easy as he thinks! Walker Reading Time books are a new series designed to offer all the fun and variety you need to make story time the highlight of the day. The manageable format is ideal for reading to your child - or for your child to read to you!

There's A House Inside My Mummy

There's A House Inside My Mummy

Author: Giles Andreae Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2002

A funny and tender picture book about waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive. There's a house inside my mummy, Where my little brother grows, Or maybe it's my little sister No one really knows. Waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive can be a confusing and worrying time for young children. Sharing this simple rhyming story together is the perfect way to reassure your little one and involve them in all the excitement. Told with humour and warmth by Giles Andreae, the author of much-loved family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance. 'A great book for sharing with your first born while your second is still in the 'tummy house'' - The Times A note from the author: 'When my wife became pregnant for the second time, I was talking to Flinn, our 2-year old son, about what was going to take place and how exciting it would be for him to have a brother or sister. I started to think about it as though I were a young child myself ... 'There's a house inside my mummy' was a phrase that just popped into my head, and from then on the book was a joy to write.'

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