Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12: The Getaway
With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster? Whether a loyal fan already or new to the Wimpy Kid books, THE GETAWAY is the perfect book for young readers this Christmas. With engaging writing, hilarious illustrations on every page and an action-packed holiday-based plot, THE GETAWAY is a winner. Suitable for 7-12 years old.
Father Christmas's Fake Beard
Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit . . . samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store or, was even, arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again. Suitable for 9-11 years old.
Were Going On A Bear Hunt: Snowglobe Gift Book
We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For over a quarter of a century, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning favourite. This new gift hardback edition includes a superb snow scene on the cover to add fun and festive flurries to your favourite family adventure story. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river, squelch through the mud and brave their way through the swirling, whirling snowstorm in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest! Suitable for 3-7 years old.
Pop Up Christmas
Open this beautiful pop-up book for little children and watch as the pages magically burst into life. Each page has a colourful festive scene, including a snowman outside Santa's workshop, busy elves wrapping Christmas gifts and Santa and his reindeer flying across the starlit sky. A beautiful gift to share with little ones this Christmas. Suitable for 1-4 years old.
Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. There are fat ones and thin ones, tall ones and short ones. There are young ones and old ones, clever ones and stupid ones. There are silly ones and serious ones, loud ones and quiet ones. Of course, there are good dads, and bad dads . . . A high-speed cops and robbers adventure with heart and soul about a father and son taking on the villainous Mr Big – and winning! This riches-to-rags story will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter! Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming story of a father and son on an adventure – and a thrilling mission to break an innocent man into prison! Suitable for 8-12 years old.
Christmas Puzzles Pad
Stuffed with snowmen, reindeer, mistletoe and more, this exciting activity book contains over 100 puzzles to keep children busy during the lead up to Christmas. Puzzles include a Christmas present wordsearch, an ice palace maze, a festive quiz and much more. All the answers are at the back of the book. Suitable for 5-7 years old.
Guinness World Records 2018
The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.There is so much to explore inside. From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There's only one book where you'll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that's Guinness World Records 2018!
Little Book of Lykke
Lykke (Luu-kah) (n): Happiness It's easy to see why Denmark is often called the world's happiest country. Not only do they have equal parental leave for men and women, free higher education and trains that run on time, but they burn more candles per household than anywhere else. In this captivating book, he takes us on a treasure hunt to unlock the doors to inner fulfilment. From how we spend our precious time, to how we relate to our neighbours and cook dinner, he gathers evidence, stories and tips from the very happiest corners of the planet. This is the ultimate guide to how we can all find a little more lykke in our lives.
Weird But True! Annuals 2018
This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! Based on the popular National Geographic Weird but True! Series, this new annual pairs the planet’s quirkiest, wackiest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. Ranging from geographical curiosity to animal wonders, gross inventions to weird food, the Weird but True! Annual 2018 sparks children’s natural curiosity about the world around them. Features include: • Facts and stories about geography, biology, the animal kingdom, social sciences, human achievement and innovation (Did you know the world’s biggest passenger jet weighs as much as 100 hippos?) • Infographics and fact files • Bright, bold photography and illustration • A fact-finding index
My Little Pony Read & Make Play Case
Content: plastic carry case with handle includes one 32-page paperback, 3 press-out models, 4 pots of air-dry clay and 1 clay tool. Create your own My Little Pony adventures with this a-mane-zing carry case, My Little Pony Read and Make Play Case! Read the book to complete awesome activities, tell the magical stories and get to know Twilight Sparkle and her friends and family. Then build the Twilight Sparkle, Spike and Princess Celestia models and take them on new adventures! Suitable for 4-7 years old.
My Little Pony Movie Junior Novel
This exciting junior novel is based on My Little Pony: The Movie, releasing in theaters October 2017, and will feature an eight-page insert with full color stills from the film! Join Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Rarity, and Fluttershy on the adventure of their lives!
Zog & Flying Doctors
Meet the Flying Doctors: Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and, of course, their trusty 'air ambulance', Zog the dragon, in this fabulously original sequel to the bestselling ZOG, now available in paperback. There's much to do, as they fly around tending a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn and a sneezy lion. But should princesses really be doctors? Pearl's uncle, the King, doesn't think so - until he himself falls ill, and only Pearl knows how to curehim. This guaranteed bestseller from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man shows Julia and Axel at their sparkling best.
Girl Who Takes Eye for Eye
Lisbeth Salander is an unstoppable force: Sentenced to two months in Flodberga women's prison for saving a young boy's life by any means necessary, Salander refuses to say anything in her own defence. She has more important things on her mind. Mikael Blomkvist makes the long trip to visit every week - and receives a lead to follow for his pains. For him, it looks to be an important expose for Millennium. For her, it could unlock the facts of her childhood. Even from a corrupt prison system run largely by the inmates, Salander will stand up for what she believes in, whatever the cost. And she will seek the truth that is somehow connected with her childhood memory, of a woman with a blazing birthmark on her neck - that looked as if it had been burned by a dragon's fire . . . The tension, power and unstoppable force of The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye are inspired by Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, as Salander and Blomkvist continue the fight for justice that has thrilled millions of readers across the world.
Paddington Pop-Up London Mti
Discover Paddington’s London in this spectacular gift book with 6 pop-up scenes - as featured in the new movie! Join Paddington – the bear from Darkest Peru - as he leads his adored Aunt Lucy on an imaginary journey through the streets of London. Six stunning illustrated pop-up scenes from the forthcoming movie have been lovingly recreated in this spectacular gift book. Enter a stylish paper-engineered world where iconic settings such as St. Pauls, Big Ben and Tower Bridge form the backdrop for this touching celebration of London, family and, ultimately, of belonging. Suitable for 3-6 years old.