Santa has discovered high-tech gear. With his techno-pad, a flip-top roof on his sleigh, a soft reclining seat and a rocket pack, he is well prepared to deliver presents for Christmas Day. But as things start to go wrong, Santa needs help from a young girl so that all the presents get delivered on time.VIEW BOOK
Trying to fit into the modern world when you are a caveman isn't easy. Ogg always seems to get things wrong, with hilarious results. Poor Ogg, he just wants to fit in. Luckily he has his best friend Penny to help him.VIEW BOOK
One little girl realises that the new girl in her class is struggling to make friends. With the help of their football coach they come up with a plan. Can their school football team bring them together, and expand their friendship group?VIEW BOOK
When Luna washes up on a strange shore she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at home in a place so different from the one she remembers?VIEW BOOK
Emily Green lives in a perfectly lovely house, in a perfectly lovely street where people are always busy and bustling, hurried and hustling.
One day Emily Green decides she wants to bring the outside into her home. She catches a glimpse of something green on the pavement, and visits the library to learn more about plants.
Soon she has created something magical. She just needs to share it with others ...
The Pigwigs live happily in Hodge Podge Lodge, making lots and lots of mess. But they never think about where their rubbish goes... until their neighbours decide enough is enough. Can Little Miss Pigwig's nifty new idea help solve the problem of all that rubbish?
A lively story about taking care of our environment and the importance of recycling.
What do you do when an evil newspaper editor wreaks havoc in a quiet coastal town? Sonny Fink writes online news that is uploaded at one minute past midnight every night. The news is always frightfully awful and if Sonny writes it, it is bound to happen. Thirteen-year-old detective and reporter Scoop McLaren and her best friend Evie are set on a mission to uncover the identity of the evil Sonny Fink.VIEW BOOK
Eco Rangers 2: Microbat Mayhem
The Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay, are having so much fun at the local adventure park. But when they find two abandoned baby bats, they rescue them right away. Then they discover more microbats inside an old rollercoaster ride. Can the Eco Rangers save the animals in time before the ride is destroyed?
Eco Rangers is an action-packed series centred around two best friends, who rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured wildlife through their...
Following on from the award-winning Can You Find Me?, Can You Find 12 Busy Bees? brings children closer to nature and the environment. In this elegant picture book children will enjoy learning to count with the gorgeous flora and fauna on every page.VIEW BOOK
Lola loves to dance. She flounces and bounces all day long, practising for the Black and White Ball. But she is a brown Jersey cow, not a black-and-white cow. Can she disguise herself and have a spin on the dance floor?VIEW BOOK
Little White Fish is so happy. Mummy is coming to take him home! First he must say goodbye to his friends – but where will he find them? In a shell? Under a leaf? Behind a stone? A playful book about prepositions.VIEW BOOK
Little White Fish is crying. He can’t find his mummy. But the sea is full of friendly creatures: a yellow snail, a green turtle, a blue whale ... and Little White Fish's mummy can't be far away.
A playful book about colours.
Little White Fish is getting bigger! Today he is turning two, and all sorts of sea creatures are coming to his party: round and skinny ones, long and short ones, and straight and curved ones too. A playful book about opposites for children.VIEW BOOK
Eco Rangers 1: Pelican in Peril
When Ebony and Jay, the famous Eco Rangers, rescue a frightened-looking pelican covered in fuel, they know something terrible has happened. Why is the sea full of petrol? And where does it come from? As the Eco Rangers start investigating, they end up getting into big trouble. Join them on their mystery-solving adventures! Eco Rangers to the rescue!
Eco Rangers is an action-packed series centred around two best friends, who rescue and...
All the animals in the safari zoo are warned to stay away from the huge Rhino Neil. He is a very lonely rhinoceros until one day Tuscany the elephant arrives. Rhino Neil is pleased to have a friend at last. These animals come to life with Mini’s fine illustrations.VIEW BOOK
Max is looking forward to his first ever sleepover at Grandpa’s house. Snuggled into his bed with his Ted and his torch, Max is woken by a terrible noise. Follow Max and Ted as they hunt around the house and discover all sorts of strange shapes, until they finally come face to face with a most surprising monster... A light-hearted story that emphasises the great relationships children can have with their grandparents.VIEW BOOK
Keeper of the Crystals 8: Eve and the Kraken Hunt
During a walk to the headland near Marigold Beach, Eve introduces Oscar to her new friend, an endangered octopus she has been visiting for the last three days. But soon after, Eve and Oscar are transported to another world. Eve finds...
Join Fox as he prepares a magnificent tea party for all his friends in this perfect first counting book.
Jane Austen, the world famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire. Its houses, countryside and people inspired her writing. The book design draws on Jane's love of gardens, the flowering plants grown in Hampshire during her lifetime, and by Jane's own garden at Chawton.
Published in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust and Jane Austen House Museum.
Join these lovable animals as they play musical instruments in the perfect first alphabet book.
Jane Austen, the world famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire. Its houses, countryside and people inspired her writing. The book design draws on the repeating pattern of oak leaves from a Pelisse Coat in the care of Hampshire Cultural Trust which is thought to have belonged to Jane Austen.
Published in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust.
On the first day in December Marigold Mouse receives a surprise gift. She can't wait to share her excitement with her best friend Marvin.
In the second picture book in the Marvin and Marigold series Mark Carthew's evocative verse expresses the spirit of the festive season, and Simon...
Keeper of the Crystals 7: Eve and the Rebel Fairies
When Eve discovers a miniature pink door and a fairy crystal something strange begins to happen. Behind the door Eve and her friend Oscar are greeted by a green-faced pixie, and taken into an enchanted world. Orla, Queen of the...
On a wild and stormy night Marvin and Marigold are scared.
The wind rattled windows, whistled and whirled as lightning bolts cracked and thunderclaps swirled.
Will they make it through the night?
Farmer Rochelle owns a cow that says moo moo, a sheep that says baa baa, a chicken that says chick chick and a horse that says ... chick chick!
What on earth could be wrong with Farmer Rochelle’s horse?
A playful farmyard story full of animal friends and the noises they make.
Angus and Lucy love books. They have hundreds of them. But when the books are taken away, Angus and Lucy’s family soon discover they cannot live without them. A warm and moving celebration of books and the way in which they bring us all together.VIEW BOOK
Mike is proud of this spikey hair. Small for his age, his spikes make him look taller and very grown up. To his horror, he discovers he has head lice. The great hat parade is only two days away and he longs to win a prize for best hat. But how can he, when he can't stop scratching long enough to make one?VIEW BOOK
Sadly, the Able Ants are not the best soccer team in the country. Hubert does not help. He enjoys his soccer, but struggles to maintain his skills. Maybe magic glasses are the answer? At the very least they might stop Hubert mistaking the dog food for breakfast cereal.VIEW BOOK
Keeper of the Crystals 6: Eve and the Hidden Giant
Eve is back in Marigold for the holidays. While out bushwalking Eve, Oscar and Ingvar happen upon a strangely shaped rocky outcrop. It looks like a giant’s chair and when Eve sits in it her hand touches upon a small crystal in...
Keeper of the Crystal 5: Eve and the Griffin's Gold
Eve knows that the life of a crystal keeper is filled with danger, but this time it’s close to home. When Eve’s grandmother and her best friend Oscar visit Eve at home, a griffin calls for their urgent help. In Dracburn,...
Ava is not keen to wear her glasses in front of her friends. That is, until her teacher convinces her that the characters is fairy tales would have been much better off if they had been wearing their glasses.VIEW BOOK
"When Jess and Jack open the gates to the zoo
It was strangely deserted. Nobody said BOO."
Can Jess and Jack discover the mystery of the missing animals?
This magical picture book by award-winning author Mark Carthew, brought to life by Anil Tortop's illustrations, evokes the spirit of adventure in enchanting rhyme.
On a normal day, a baby creates mayhem in an apartment block.
Diane Jackson’s words express her passion for music, and it’s ability to soothe the soul. Giuseppe Poli brings to life the musical theme in the book, transforming an apartment block into a vibrant community.
Anna and her parents live in a lighthouse, surrounded by the ocean, far from neighbours and friends. Their only visitor is Mr Pegg, the postman. But when Mr Pegg needs help with his deliveries, Anna comes to the rescue. Maybe she will find some friends after all.VIEW BOOK
When Tom visits his aunt he meets her pug Ellie.
Ellie is no ordinary pug. Wherever Tom's aunt goes, her pug must go too. His aunt dresses Ellie up for every outing.
Tom finds Ellie strange but she makes friends wherever she goes. Tom makes no friends.
He realises something has to change.
Jake in Space 5: Mercury Rising
When Jake and his friends zoom off to Mercury to watch the alignment of the planets, they’re ready for adventure. But are they ready for their most dangerous mission yet - to thwart the plans of some familiar villains and save the planets from destruction?
Jake in Space is a series of sci-fi adventure stories full of action and suspense. Jake lives in the future. His home base is a space station on Earth but he travels...
Jake in Space 4: Volcanoes of Venus
Jake is excited to be staying at the famous Floating Hotel of Venus, until his cyborg friend Henry sniffs out more than just garbage.
Jake in Space is a series of sci-fi adventure stories full of action and suspense. Jake lives in the future. His home base is a space station on Earth but he travels throughout the solar system, solving mysteries and thwarting villains before they can carry out their evil plans. In each story, the...
Jake in Space 3: Robot Games
Jake and his friends are excited to be at the Robot Games until their cyborg friend, Henry, starts acting stranger than usual. Is it his recent upgrade? Or is something mysterious going on?
Jake in Space is a series of sci-fi adventure stories full of action and suspense. Jake lives in the future. His home base is a space station on Earth but he travels throughout the solar system, solving mysteries and thwarting villains before they can...
Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with.
When a sad elephant comes along, Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest.
A warm-hearted story about sharing with others.
Mr Darcy dreads the first sign of Spring. Flowers blooming means only one thing – dancing season, and Mr Darcy simply cannot dance.
Can Lizzy convince Mr Darcy to take a turn around the maypole?
Mr Darcy the Dancing Duck celebrates the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice.
On a dark day Beauty sets out to meet the Beast in his castle. Can she put her fear aside and see through the appearance of the Beast?
Helene Magisson brings this story to life with her stunning illustrations.
Some people say jelly beans don't grow on trees. Not this little boy ... he believes in magic. He watches his jelly bean tree grow. He feasts on jelly beans and crowns himself the JELLY BEAN KING. A magical tale that will delight all ages.VIEW BOOK