Top Children’s Books

There's a crocodile in the house Paul Cookson’s staggeringly versatile range as a performance poet is fully displayed in this new collection. Humour, danger, wonder, surprise are the elements underlying his work. The collection contains some poems that need to be shouted and some that have to be whispered very quietly. There are many interactive poems in which a whole class or group of children can participate.  Click here for more info.
Mr Gum and the secret hideout Good evening. Talking parrots in the rooftops? A giant cactus on the high street? Mosquitos so nasty that even their own friends don’t like them? Something’s gone terribly wrong in Lamonic Bibber . . . and Mr Gum is nowhere to be found. Yes, folks, Polly and Friday are facing their biggest challenge yet. So strap yourselves in, cry ‘HI-HO-WEIRDY!’ and get ready for an adventure so crazy your feet will melt with happiness! And I’m not just saying that, I’ve actually seen it happen. HOORAY! Click here for more info.
Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon holiday The bravest little vampire in the kingdom. It’s the half-moon holiday in gloomy Nocturnia which means no school for Amelia and her friends! Instead they are going to spend it with their Rainbow Rangers troop, (led by unicorns Ricky and Graham) earning badges on Sugarplum Island. But whilst exploring, Amelia and the gang stumble upon an ancient curse – and are shrunk to the size of bugs! How will they make the bloodcurdlingly BIG journey to break the curse when they are all so very TINY? Click here for more info.
The three little narwhals In this whale of a tale, the Big Bad Shark is looking for a tasty snack – when he comes across three delicious-looking narwhals! The loveable, pointy-horned creatures-show-off Spike, arty Spiral, and shy Stubby-discover a sunken pirate ship, and are using the parts to build their own homes. Now they are out of their depth, locked in a battle of wits with the munching, crunching villain.  Click here for more info.
Peek-a-boo Baby Moo Peek-a-Boo, the game that every baby loves to play, is brought to life in this fun, bright, lift-the-flap board book.

Young children learn best through interactive play and Peek-a-Boo Baby: Moo helps parents and carers with this as they share this book with their baby sitting on their lap. Simple questions and adorable pictures of cute and familiar farm animals hiding under the flaps will have babies squealing with delight as they play, point, laugh, say hello and play peek-a-boo!  Click here for more info.

Little Owl's Bedtime Little Owl doesn’t want to go to bed. His pillow is too lumpy, his quilt is too hot and what is that strange snorting noise he can hear? Perhaps one last bedtime story will help or maybe, just maybe, Mummy Owl has an ingenious way to soothe her restless Little Owl and help him get a good night’s sleep.  Click here for more info.
This book can read your mind You have opened a very special book. This book can do something that has never been achieved before. This book can read your mind. You just need to think of something, but whatever you do, don’t think of anything silly. You know, like a pink elephant.  Click here for more info.
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