He eats fast and talks fast - and if he's riding on his speedy scooter then you'd better watch out! The dashing hero, Captain Galacticus, had just been captured by the evil Dr Frankenstinker and things didn't look good. Dinosaurs don't have to eat all their dinner, wash their hair or brush their teeth. Join Rockabye Pirate in this glorious bedtime book - perfect for sleepy pirates everywhere! My Uncle Foulpest: Dinosaur Disaster is the hilarious second instalment in the series by Timothy Knapman. A swashbuckling pirate crew wreak havoc in the aisles, but the grown-ups can't see them. All aboard the Dinosaur Express! So when the circus clowns pinch all the gold from the town's bank, there's only one thing he can do. When a group of unruly dinosaurs threaten to ruin Christmas, one little boy decides to take charge.
Wally just wants to be an ordinary, normal boy living an ordinary, normal life - then his uncle Foulpest comes to look after him. A hilarious story of sequinned clothes, dragon foes and twinkly toes. Join Captain Sparklebeard as she sets sail against the seas and dares to be different! When winter finally comes, Fox finds himself cold, hungry and all alone. Discover the Universe around you in this brand new non fiction Early Reader from Timothy Knapman, with full colour illustrations from Kelly Canby on every page. Only baths and lullabies aren't quite the same in the jungle.
Curious Baby Badger loves exploring. Could this be one step too far for our hero of the dance floor? But this year Victor is dreaming up his scariest invention yet - a monster! But when a fire-breathing dragon arrives at the castle gates demanding a dance-off, everyone is worried. Foulpest is an ogre, and he has other ideas. Someone's bitten the board in two! But playing by himself isn't much fun and soon Barnaby wishes a monster would move in. Bringing more mad-cap adventures from Wally and Foulpest - an ogre with the best intentions who never quite gets it right! With sparkly foil throughout, this tale of friendship is the perfect story to share on cold winter nights.
There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Early one morning the little elephant Raju sets off with his mother. But oh dear, pride comes before a fall and Tom proves that quick thinking can win the prize. Punch out and slot together the aeroplanes, pilots and accessories, and piece together the jigsaw puzzle runway to play with your own airport scene. Desperate to get rid of the tail in time for the party, it's off to the doctor, where much hilarity ensues. But can Peg prove, against all odds, that she's the greatest pirate there ever was? We've tried and tried, but can't! And after a lot of sorting, cleaning and tidying, it's very clear that this will definitely be the best Christmas ever.
The variety of authors and illustration styles broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. There are so many things to see - ride in a space ship to visit stars, galaxies and planets! So Emily climbs into the wallpaper and shows the animals how to get ready for bed. There was nothing for it - Mungo took a deep breath and jumped into the story. Will mum ever get him to close his eyes? Smashing gender stereotypes and with an inclusive cast of characters, this is the must-have book to empower young children to have the courage to be themselves. Our heroes are captained by the ever hopeful, ever hapless Oliver Jolly, who nearly plunges the whole galaxy into war by accident - and things only get worse from there. She collects trouble words in her diary. His sister, Fliss, is into weightlifting and his mum is searching for aliens.
Foulpest is an ogre, and he has other ideas. While most of her friends obsess over Harry Potter, she spends her time writing letters to Atticus Finch. Spot has a long neck, a flat tail and eats lettuce. After sailing the seven seas and making other pirates walk the plank, Rockabye Pirate is sleepy. Wally has grown a dinosaur's tail. After sailing the seven seas and making other pirates walk the plank, Rockabye Pirate is sleepy. Wally has grown a dinosaur's tail.
The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. The variety of authors and illustrators broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. Together they will leave no case unsolved, and no bone unchewed. An interesting curve on the classic tale of good versus evil told in the style of a historical fiction. You've had your adventures, you've sailed the high seas, So under the covers and go to sleep, please. Max leaps into action shouting, 'Baddie pants, beware! Punch out at slot together the barn, farmer, vehicle and farm animals including a cow, sheep, pigs and chickens and then piece together the jigsaw track to take you on a journey through fields of tasty crops and orchards ripe with fruit.
Children will love the bright and lively illustrations - a book to banish rainy day blues. He crashes through Little Red Riding Hood's house, into Goldilock's porridge and even smashes Cinderella's carriage! Little digger, little digger, little digger, he hums happily as he digs. Our teacher asks us all. Her novelty books include the Richard and Judy prize-winning Calm Down, Boris and Hello Dudley. With vibrant, characterful illustrations by Laura Hughes Daddy Sandwich , this charming picture book by best-selling author Timothy Knapman Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates and Dinosaurs in the Supermarket is sure to delight children at bedtime - and it's great for reinforcing bath and bedtime routines too. The 32-page book features detailed, labelled illustrations of all aspects of the running of an airport from check-in, to take off and right through to touch down. Two young children, painted by Helen Oxenbury with typical sensitivity, leave the safety of their garden to explore the forest when they hear a mysterious noise coming from the trees.
Unfortunately, though his magic medicine gets rid of Wally's spots, it has a surprise side-effect. Will he find blank walls at the back of his cave or something more unexpected? ~ Andrea Reece Meet the Illustrator — In conversation with Helen Oxenbury Shelley Fallows also had the opportunity to meet with Illustrator Helen Oxenbury to find out a little more about this award winning illustrator, mother and grandmother. Since then, Sarah and her dad have moved from one small Texas town to another, and not one has felt like home. Help with children's reading development is also available at www. ! For one little boy, a trip to the supermarket is turned upside down. Harry the Hare is always in a hurry - he's not even sure why! He may be the smallest superhero in the town, but he's also the bravest, too.