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DK Eyewitness: Gandhi by DK Publishing - £6.99
DK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life from his early childhood to his assassin ... more
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Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo, iIlustrated By K. G. Campbell - £6.99
Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by a master storyteller.  It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never ... more
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Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World by Lari Don - £6.99
A selection of brilliant folk tales about heroines from all around the world. In these stories it's the girls who save the day through their courage, cunning or kindness - whether they are facing up to wolves, demons, dragons, enemy tribes, or the su ... more
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Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt - £6.99
Have sweet dreams all year round with the Jacqueline Wilson Dream Journal!  It's packed with puzzles, fun facts, activities and quotes from your favourite Jacqueline Wilson stories. There's space to write in it every day, plus somewhere special ... more
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Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes - £5.99
Ten-year-old Sugar lives on the River Road sugar plantation along the banks of the Mississippi. Slavery is over, but laboring in the fields all day doesn't make her feel very free. Thankfully, Sugar has a knack for finding her own fun, especially whe ... more
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The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly Galleon by Jonny Duddle - £5.99
Ahoy me hearties! Jim Lad and the Pirates Next Door return in illustrated younger fiction stories.   Every full moon, a mysterious ship is seen off the coast of Dull-on-Sea. Then, the day after, gold and jewellery are missing from the homes, s ... more
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The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird - £6.99
From an award-winning author comes a story inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, perfectly timed for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and h ... more
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The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo - £5.99
This is the story of a boy who discovers that some things can't stay locked up for ever.   It's six months since Rob's mum died and he moved to Florida. His dad won't talk about her at all. "Crying ain't going to bring her back," he says. So ... more
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Wild Thing Gets a Dog by Emma Barnes - £5.99
Wild Thing and Kate want a dog. So when Dad's friend, Wes, goes on tour in America with his band, Wild Thing volunteers to look after his trusty Hound Dog.  But if there's anything that can make Wild Thing even more noisy, messy, mischievous and ... more
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The Tornado Chasers by Ross Montgomery - £6.99
When Owen Underwood's family move to Barrow, it's because there's nowhere safer in the Valleys - and safety is very important. Especially when the threat of tornadoes, and giant bears, is constant.   But in Barrow, safety is taken to extremes. ... more
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Fortunately, the Milk... by Neil Griffiths, illustrated by Chris Riddell - £5.99
You know what it’s like when your mum goes away on a business trip and Dad’s in charge. She leaves a really, really long list of what he’s got to do. And the most important thing is DON’T FORGET TO GET THE MILK. Unfortunately, Dad forgets. So the nex ... more
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Quiz Whiz 3: 1,000 Super Fun, Mind-Bending, Totally Awesome Trivia Questions by National Geographic - £6.99
You'll find 1,000 more fun, fascinating, and funny quiz questions in National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz 3. Packed with fantastic photos and a dynamic design, kids will have a blast quizzing themselves and their families on tons of fun trivia!   ... more
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My First Bicycle Book by Susan Akass - £9.99
All the basics are covered, from choosing which kind of bicycle is right for you to all the equipment and clothes you?ll need to be comfortable and stay safe.  You'll learn about looking after your bicycle - step-by-step instructions will guide ... more
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All the Wrong Questions: "When Did You See Her Last?" by Lemony Snicket - £6.99
Book two in the highly anticipated new series from Lemony Snicket, author of the bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events - now in paperback   In the fading town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve ... more
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Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake - £7.99
A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Gocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion.  Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in suitably lurid style by Quentin Blake. ... more
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The Twits by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake - £7.99
Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird hatch an ingenious plan to give them just the ghastly surprise they deserve! ... more
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The Wild City Book: Fun Things to do Outdoors in Towns and Cities by Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks - £9.99
Do you live in a city? Then The Wild City Book is for you! It's all about having fun outdoors in the wild spaces near where you live - hunting for wildlife clues, watching wild creatures, making wild art, playing wild games, having exciting outdoor a ... more
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Wicked World Cup by Michael Coleman - £5.99
World Cup fever is officially here. Before the starting whistle blows, get your footie knowledge lined up. The sun in shining down on Rio, and the world’s top teams are warming up for the greatest tournament on Earth. It’s time to check out each coun ... more
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The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler's List by Leon Leyson, with Marilyn J. Harran and Elizabeth B. Leyson - £6.99
Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including ... more
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Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron by Jonathan Straham (Editor) - £7.99
A stellar cast of acclaimed fantasy writers weave spellbinding tales that bring the world of witches to life. Boasting over 70 awards between them, including a Newbery Medal, five Hugo Awards and a Carnegie Medal, the authors delve into the realms of ... more
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Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura - £8.99
Poor Goldilocks, caught on camera breaking into a house of suburban grizzlies...   There she was on the news, Miss Goody Two-Shoes, Caught on CCTV.   Don't look so shocked! Of course you know who - Who else but Goldilocks?   Here are 30 a ... more
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Running on a Patchwork of Earth by Jonny Zucker, illustrated by Emmanuel Cerisier - £4.99
AJ is one of the best runners in his school - which is one of the best athletics training grounds in the world. He's devastated when his parents suddenly move him to cold, wet London, and he finds himself facing a very alien life, and hostility from ... more
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The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon by David Almond, illustrated by Polly Dunbar - £8.99
A magnificent tale of crackpot notions and sky-high courage – from David Almond, the master of magical realism, with illustrations by major new talent, Polly Dunbar.   Paul believes that the moon is not the moon, but is a great hole in the sky. It’s ... more
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Orpheus and Eurydice by Daniel Morden and Hugh Lupton, illustrated by Carole Hénaff - £5.99
When Orpheus’ bride Eurydice is killed by a snakebite on their wedding day, Orpheus’s world is shattered. The young widower must journey to the underworld to negotiate with Hades himself to win his bride back. Can love triumph over the dark power ... more
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Walking the Bear by Nicola Davies, illustrated By Annabel Wright - £4.99
A child, a wild animal – and a life-changing encounter. An exciting new range of books in which children find solutions to problems through conservation rather than killing.  Zaki lives in northern India. His father mistreats his wife and child ... more
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The Middle of Nowhere by Geraldine McCaughrean - £6.99
When her mother dies from a snake bite, Comity Pinny's life in the middle of the Australian outback changes for ever. Her father, Herbert, retreats into his work transmitting telegrams, abandoning Comity when she needs him most. Comity turns to Fred, ... more
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The Asperkid's Not-Your-Average-Coloring-Book by Jennifer Cook O'Toole - £7.50
Gathering the artistic talents of Asperkids and artists from around the world, as well as her own original artwork, Jennifer O'Toole has created a one-of-a-kind coloring book that's educational, fun and above all a celebration of difference!   ... more
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Moon Bear by Gill Lewis, illustrated by Mark Owen - £6.99
When a sick cub arrives at the cruel bear farm, no one expects it to survive. But twelve-year-old Tarn refuses to give up hope - he nurses the bear back to health and they form an unbreakable bond.   Tarn swears to return his bear to the wild ... more
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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book by Johanna Basford - £9.95
Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland.   This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations – all waiting to be ... more
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The Brain Sucker by Glenn Wood - £5.99
Oh no! Granny's had her brain sucked out by an evil lunatic! Is there anyone brave enough to stop him (and hopefully get it back)?  Lester Smythe has a black heart (which matches his underwear). He’s invented a dangerous brain-sucking machine ... more
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Coco Caramel by Cathy Cassidy - £6.99
Another delicious book in the Chocolate Box Girls series, a sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye and Summer's Dream, from bestselling girls' favourite, Cathy Cassidy.   Coco is the youngest of the Tanberry sisters but she's as headstrong a ... more
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The KnowHow Book of Spycraft by Falcon Travis - £5.99
This book is all about keeping secrets. It shows you how to set up secret meeting places and a secret post office and how to disguise your messages and maps. It shows you lots of secret codes and signals. On the first page you will meet the Black Hat ... more
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Cosmic Disco by Grace Nichols, illustrated by Alice Wright - £6.99
A sparkling galaxy of new poems by one of the UK’s most exciting contemporary poets.   From Aurora Borealis, Sun – You’re a Star and A Matter of Holes, to Lady Winter’s Rap, the Earthworm Sonnet and You – a Universe Yourself, this is brilliant po ... more
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1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization by National Geographic - £9.99
We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives.  People living in the M ... more
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Daughters of Time: An Anthology from The History Girls by Mary Hoffman (Editor) - £7.99
Be surprised, as you look afresh at the stories of some of history's most remarkable women, as imagined by the finest female authors of historical fiction for children.   Be enthralled, as you encounter both famous figures and lesser-known heroines ... more
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Growing Up for Boys by Alex Frith - £6.99
A frank and friendly book offering boys advice on what to expect from puberty and how to to stay happy and confident as they go through physical, psychological and emotional changes.  Covers all the topics that boys want to find out about, incl ... more
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A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson - £6.99
I'm Dan Hope and deep inside my head I keep a list of things I want to come true.   For example, I want my sister, Ninja Grace, to go to university at the North Pole and only come back once a year.  I want to help Sherlock Holmes solve ... more
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Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Cried Fish by A.F. Harrold - £5.99
Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. His mum's a clown, his best friend is a bearded boy, and he sticks his head in a lion's mouth every night. Other than that, he's pretty normal.   When Fish the sea lion goes missing Fizzlebert tracks down t ... more
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel (Book 7) by Jeff Kinney - £6.99
Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His bestfriend, ... more
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The Anti-Boredom Activity Book by Sophie Schrey - £5.00
Children can blast off to Planet Anti-Boredom in this quirky new neon activity book.  It's packed with weird, wild and wacky activities that are sure to beat boredom and keep children busy for hours on end. Create animals mashups, complete serio ... more
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Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman (Editor) - £8.99
The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns – all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongsi ... more
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Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel - £16.99
This introduction to mindfulness meditation for children and their parents includes practices that can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware. ... more
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Wild Thing by Emma Barnes - £5.99
Kate has a problem. It's called Wild Thing. Wild Thing is Kate's little sister. Kate's tried to get her rid of her, but no-one else would have her.  When Wild Thing's not getting things stuck up her nose, she's biting people's bottoms and scarin ... more
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I am Sort of a Loser by Jim Smith - £5.99
Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Mr Gum and Tom Gates.   ‘Everyone at school knows I'm the loserkeelest person ever. So imagine how annoying it was when Fay Snoggles came into school one day acting even more loserkeel than me.'   ... more
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse by Chris Riddell - £9.99
A deliciously dark new offering from the award-winning author-illustrator of the Ottoline books.  Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard ... more
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The Railway Children by E. Nesbit - £4.99
A classic tale of spies and adventure that inspired hundreds of others. If you love Michael Morpurgo or The Famous Five, you’ve got to read it!   When their father is accused of being a spy, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are forced to move to th ... more
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The Mountains of Tibet by Mordicai Gerstein - £10.99
A Tibetan woodcutter dreams of exploring the world, but is too busy with his life to ever leave his valley. After he dies, he is taken on a journey through the cosmos and all the places on Earth as he makes choices that lead him to a new life. &nbs ... more
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Stories of World War One by Tony Bradman (Editor) - £7.99
A must-have anthology featuring stories by award-winning, bestselling authors, to commemorate the centenary of World War One.  Tales to remember yesterday's fallen - from today's bestselling authors.   Compiled by Tony Bradman, this collection of ... more
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Jokelopedia: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever by Eva Blank, Alison Benjamin, Rosanne Green, Ilana Weitzman and Lisa Sparks - £8.99
Announcing the third edition of the mother of all kids’ joke books—and that’s no joke. Now Jokelopedia is even better, with 300 all-new jokes and 11 new spotlights on the comedians kids love today.   Jokelopedia, Third Edition, is an all-enc ... more
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Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders - World War I by Tony Robinson - £5.99
Everything you need to know about World War I!  Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about World War I. It's history, b ... more
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Conchies: Conscientious Objectors of the First World War by Ann Kramer - £12.99
The moving true stories of the brave, principled individuals who refused to take part in the mass slaughter of the First World War and faced imprisonment and ostracisation as a result of their actions.  When, at the height of the First World ... more
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