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Emma Thompson, Oscar-winning actress and screen writer, has a talent for creating engaging narratives with a dry humour similar to Potter’s own and is the perfect choice of author for this new Peter Rabbit tale which will be published 110 years after the original.
Emma said, “I’ve always loved Beatrix Potter, as a child and then as a mother and all the years in-between as well. When Mr Rabbit invited me to write a further tale, I was more honoured than I can say. I hope I don’t let him or his extraordinary creator down.”Read more »
Ladybird’s My First Storytime Treasury is a big, colourful book packed with eight gentle, funny animal and vehicle stories. The jolly characters range from lions and tigers to kittens, puppies and even a tractor – all the things that young children most like to hear about.
An ideal Christmas or birthday gift, My First Storytime also has a squishy padded cover and shiny foil on the front, and an attached ribbon bookmark to hold your place. It’s perfect for sharing with children at storytime or bedtime!
Stories include: The Trouble with Thomas Tiger, Don’t Worry Henry Puppy, Alfie Kitten MakesRead more »
Meet Raa Raa the noisy lion, who loves going on noisy adventures with his little jungle friends!
Help Raa Raa sing along with his friends in this fun, noisy rhyming book. Tap your feet to a jungle beat you’ll want to hear again and again!
This delightful book is based on the amazing new animated pre-school show, which encourages youngsters to play with the sounds around them to develop their communication skills.Read more »
Miss Magenta Sweet Inventor is book five of Ladybird’s Genie Street fiction series. This exciting new book contains two short chapter stories for independent readers who are ready and want to read real fiction for the first time.
In Miss Magenta Sweet Inventor, Tom and Daisy are needed urgently in Lampland! Miss Magenta has been kidnapped by the evil Count Sourtooth. Tom and Daisy journey to Lampland and must try to help Miss Magenta escape, but will they succeed before Count Sourtooth and his evil goblins see them?
In the second story – Mr Moley, Robot Goalie – Tom and Daisy find themselvesRead more »
This Little Angel is a delightful rhyming touch-and-feel book from Ladybird, with a different angel to talk about and a big touchy feely item to explore on every double page. From a shiny gold halo and bumpy harp to feathery wings and fluffy clouds, each angel-themed tactile area helps to stimulate sensory awareness in older babies and toddlers and teach them the difference between smooth, rough, bumpy, shiny and so on.
The book also has a special shiny gold cover that is perfect for Christmas, and makes it an ideal festive gift for children.
Learn each little angel’s name and what they areRead more »
This Little Builder is a delightful rhyming touch-and-feel book from Ladybird, with a different busy builder to talk about and a big touchy feely item to explore on every double page. From a shiny hard hat and hi-vis jacket to leathery boots and scratchy rough bricks, each builder-themed tactile area helps to stimulate sensory awareness in older babies and toddlers and teach them the difference between smooth, rough, bumpy, shiny and so on.
Learn each builder’s name and what they are doing by reading the rhymes, then choose a name for the last little builder at the end! With a ladybird to alsoRead more »
This numbered limited edition box contains two Peter Rabbit adventures. The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit is accompanied by The Further Tale, written by award-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson, and includes a signed letter. Each volume is cloth-bound in fabric specially commissioned by Timorous Beasties – a cutting edge design company.Read more »
All the fun of LEGO® Batman in an incredible, super-sized sticker collection
This super-sized LEGO® Batman Ultimate Sticker Collection is packed with the colourful images and easy-peel stickers of all your favourite goodies, baddies and vehicles, including the mighty Batmobile! This giant collection features more than 1000 stickers from the LEGO® Batman line of toys. Simply read the captions in the book, then turn the pages and choose the sticker that best fits your picture. Don’t forget, you can use your stickers again and again.
LEGO® Batman comes to life in this sticker book. Help theRead more »
Enter the world of LEGO Batman
LEGO® Batman the Visual Dictionary is the complete visual guide to all things LEGO Batman, and includes an exclusive minifigure with every copy.
This is the ultimate guide to every set and minifigure to be found in the Arkham universe, including all of your favourite goodies (and baddies), from Catwoman, The Joker and Poison Ivy, to Robin and Alfred. Take a look inside amazing locations – from the spooky Arkham Asylum to the brilliant Batcave. You can even get up close to the Batmobile and relive major events such as Mr Freeze and The Penguin’s invasion.
An illustratedRead more »
Fight the power of the Snakes!
Are you up to the challenge of LEGO® Ninjago Fight the Power of the Snakes! Brickmaster? Join the Ninjas on their quest to defend the four mystic weapons of Spinjitzu and make 12 exclusive LEGO models as you go. With two different minifigures, over 100 bricks, and a brand new set of scenarios for the Year of the Snake, you can read and play all at the same time, with the help of an exciting and instructional book to guide you.
LEGO® Ninjago Fight the Power of the Snakes! Brickmaster contains fascinating facts and Did You Know? sections throughout and boast a brandRead more »