The Magic Finger (Paperback)
The story of a little girl with magical powers. When someone makes her angry she zaps a punishment on them with her magic flashing finger! With illustrations by Quentin Blake, and some exciting facts about Roald Dahl and his world. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide sales are over 100 million! Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.
More Naughty Little Sister Stories
: Author: Dorothy Edwards; RRP: £5.99; My naughty little sister is always getting in trouble. This time she refuses to have her photo taken and shows off in front of Harry. Will she ever learn to be good? Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405253383; Published: 2/8/2010; Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books; Genre: Children's Books; Total Pages: 144; Free delivery by post.
When My Naughty Little Sister Was Good
: Author: Dorothy Edwards; RRP: £5.99; Sometimes my naughty little sister can be good... when she helps Grannie to make a Christmas Pudding and even teaches Bad Harry a lesson or two. Has my little sister given up her naughty ways? Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405253376; Published: 2/8/2010; Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books; Genre: Children's Books; Total Pages: 198; Free delivery by post.
My Naughty Little Sister s Friends
: Author: Dorothy Edwards; RRP: £5.99; More trouble from my naughty little sister - she goes exploring a chimney and learns how to make sweets. But this time she has more friends to help her make mischief! Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405253352; Published: 2/8/2010; Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books; Genre: Children's Books; Total Pages: 160; Free delivery by post.
My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry
: Author: Dorothy Edwards; RRP: £5.99; My naughty little sister and Bad Harry make secret friends with a mouse and find a hiding place for their bread crusts! Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405253369; Published: 2/8/2010; Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books; Genre: Children's Books; Total Pages: 144; Free delivery by post.
My Naughty Little Sister: My Naughty Little Sister Series
: Author: Dorothy Edwards; RRP: £5.99; My naughty little sister is stubborn and greedy and full of mischief. She tries to cut off the cat’s tail and eats all the trifle at Harry’s party! How much bother can one little sister be? Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405253345; Published: 02/08/2010; Publisher: Egmont Books Grp; Genre: Classic Children's Fiction ; Total pages: 192; Free delivery by post.
The Reluctant Dragon (Audio CD)
Anton Lesser reads Kenneth Grahame's much-loved tale about a dragon who doesn't want to fight and the boy who becomes his friend. The Boy lives in a cottage with his mother and father, and the Dragon lives in a cave on the Downs. He's not the sort of dragon one might expect to meet, however - he's polite, friendly, composes poetry and purrs when he's happy. Lazy and peace-loving, he just wants to lead a quiet life. But when the villagers discover his existence, they send for St George immediately to slay the dreadful monster. So when the saint arrives, with the intention of killing him, The Boy needs to do some persuading. After all, George and the Dragon are supposed to fight - aren't they? A charming, humorous story from the acclaimed author of "The Wind in the Willows".
The Wind in the Willows
Since its beginnings as a series of stories told to Kenneth Grahame's young son, The Wind in the Willows has become one of the best-loved children's books ever. Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger will find yet another new audience with this good...
The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet
: Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; RRP: £12.99; A beautiful new edition of a classic ballet story collection. Travel to the magical Land of Sweets across the Lemonade Ocean in The Nutcracker; be dazzled by the magical Firebird with her flame-bright feathers. And dance until the clock chimes midnight with Cinderella and her handsome prince. Format: Hardback; ISBN: 9781408309827; Published: 03/11/2011; Publisher: Hachette Children's Books; Genre: Children's Fiction; Total pages: 112; Free delivery by post.
The Orchard Book of Greek Gods and Goddesses
A wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Greek mythology, retold for today's young readers. Meet all the best-known gods and goddesses and learn how Paris judged who was the fairest goddess of all, how the city of Athens was named and how dolphins were created. The magic and drama of Geraldine McCaughrean's retellings are perfectly matched by Emma Chichester Clark's lively illustrations.
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
: Author: Jill Tomlinson; RRP: £3.99; Plop is a beautiful baby barn owl: he is fat and fluffy, with big, round eyes and soft, downy feathers. In fact, Plop is perfect in almost every way, except for just one thing... Plop is afraid of the dark! And then one day he discovers that perhaps the dark isn't quite so scary and dangerous as he feared.. Format: Paperback; ISBN: 9781405210935; Published: 04/03/2004; Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd; Genre: Children's Fiction; Total pages: 106; Free delivery by post.
Humphrey's Great-Great-Great Book of Stories
The perfect gift, this new edition in Betty G. Birney's bestselling series brings together three more stories about Humphrey the classroom hamster. Discover the wisdom, wit and brilliance of the nation's best-loved furry friend as he tells you everything about the Surprises, Adventure and Holidays, all according to his Humphreyness! Dear Friends, I may be a small classroom hamster, but even I'm amazed at how many unsqueakably exciting adventures I've had. I've come nose-to-nose with a very unfriendly cat, taken an unplanned boat trip across Potter's Pond and even met a snake at Camp Happy Hollow. And I've had plenty to worry about: aliens in spaceships, pirates and something scary called the Howler! I've had so many adventures I've put some more of them into this great-great-great big book to share with you! Your friend, Humphrey.
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
"It Was a Dark and Stormy Night" is an exciting picture book by the iconic British husband and wife picture book team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators of "Peepo!" Perfect as a bedtime story and for children learning to read! It was a dark and stormy night, the rain came down in torrents, there were brigands on the mountains, and wolves, and the chief of the brigands said to Antonio, "I'm bored - tell us a story!" No one tells a better story than Antonio. His tale is full of action and absurdity, pirates, parrots and chocolate carnival cake, rubies, emeralds, diamonds of enormous size...and a Thingy. Antonio just makes it up as he goes along. And he begins "It was a dark and stormy night..." "Janet and Allan Ahlberg are to children's books what Fred and Ginger were to dancing". ("Guardian"). Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books, including "Chicken, Chips and Peas", "Funnybones", "Each Peach Pear Plum" and the Kate Greenaway Medal winning "The Jolly Postman".