Children like adventures, even chronically ill children who are often hospitalized for extended periods of time. They also need “someone” they can talk to who understands and can be there even when family can’t. This is a story of hope, family, support and kindness. It demonstrates that not only can we depend on the kindness of family and friends but we can also count on the kindness of strangers without being preachy.
White Bear knows his way around hospitals. He lived in one for a long time before moving in with his best friend Angel. But one day, when Angel was being wheeled into the operating room, White Bear got tangled up in a pile of hospital sheets and ended up where he never expected to be. Will he find his way back to the Pediatric ICU before his best friend wakes up?
The story is written for children who spend a long time in hospitals and see the hospital as part of their everyday world. In White Bear’s adventure, you will meet a child that, in spite of health adversities and setbacks, has a zest for life and an insight into the world that healthy children of her age rarely have. White Bears Big Adventure will have you will cheering for White Bear's return while Angel will fill your heart with joy.
'These were the books that taught me how to read' Anthony Horowitz.
The much-loved classic series of Ant and Bee books is designed for shared reading fun! First published in 1950, Ant and Bee were in print for over 40 years. These new editions feature revised text and illustrations by original Ant and Bee creator Angela Banner. The adorably small format is perfect for little hands.
In this very first Ant and Bee adventure, have fun with 3-letter words! Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. These books are for sharing, building confidence and most of all enjoying! Perfect for young children aged 3 and up. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it Yourself.
Have you collected all of Ant and Bee's learning adventures?
Ant and Bee
More Ant and Bee
More and More Ant and Bee
Ant and Bee Count 123
Ant and Bee and the Secret
Around the World with Ant and Bee
Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee
Ant and Bee and the Rainbow
Ant and Bee and the ABC
Ant and Bee Time
Ant and Bee and the Kind Dog
Ant and Bee and the Doctor
Ant and Bee Go Shopping
Left and Right with Ant and Bee
Make a Million with Ant and Bee
Angela Banner was born in 1923. She first wrote Ant and Bee as a way to teach her son how to read. The first book in the series was published in 1950. Since then, Angela has written 22 Ant and Bee books.
Sarah J. Maas's New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume.
Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to the empire-for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past...
She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.
She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen's triumphant return.
Celaena's epic journey has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions across the globe. This fourth volume will hold readers rapt as Celaena's story builds to a passionate, agonizing crescendo that might just shatter her world.
Narrated by Feyre and Rhysand, this bridges the events in A Court of Wings and Ruin and the upcoming novels in the series.
Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated--scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court.
‘Dark is wonderful . . .’
Plop the baby Barn Owl is afraid of the dark. He’s sure dark is nasty! Then Mrs Barn Owl sends him down from his nest-hole to ask about the dark, and he meets a little boy waiting for the fireworks to begin, an old lady, a scout out camping, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, a man with a telescope and a black cat who takes him exploring. Is Plop a night bird after all?
Filled with gentle humour and comfort, this classic of children’s literature is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard.
‘a tiny gem’ – Imogen Russell Williams, the Guardian
In an new lovely edition to treasue, this book is part of the Egmont Classics series and contains special bonus material at the back.
Biologist and TV scientist Professor Ben Garrod's fun, funny, informative and collectable series of books about dinosaurs is the most up-to-date on the market.
Following Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops and Diplodocus, the series continues with Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and Spinosaurus. Highly collectable and pocket-size, with an introduction by Dr Jane Goodall.
Did you know that not all dinosaurs were green and scaly, some were ginger and feathered, or that they didn't all roar, they cooed like pigeons, or that the ultimate prehistoric predator was actually not a dinosaur?
TV scientist, Ben Garrod, is proud to be a geek as he mixes hard science and humour to prove that science is for everyone. Looking at the evolutionary arms race, prey, predators, place, time, groups and species, Ben reveals new-look dinosaurs. Additional sections include: Ask an Expert, New Science and Fossil Finder as well as quizzes to test your dinosaur knowledge.
Praise for Professor Ben Garrod:
'A celebration of everything that science is really about' NatSCA.
'A perfect primer for kids to learn more about the amazing "terrible lizards"' BBC Wildlife Magazine.
'Shines a fresh, contemporary light on this ever-popular topic' The Bookseller.
'Collectable and eye-catching, with plenty of diagrams and illustrations' Books for Keeps.
A whimsical Will and Kate children’s book about a real-life fairy tale to celebrate the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child – the future King of England.
Introducing A Royal Fairy Tale: Kate and William, a fun-filled, story of a real-life prince, his beautiful princess, some sheep, a royal romance – and, of course . . . a baby! See Kate and Will’s romance develop, through their studying days at Edinburgh through to their happily-ever-after wedding.
A Royal Fairytale is the perfect way to teach children about the royal family, providing a sweet and heart-warming read. The royal baby story has captured the attention of the nation like nothing else, and with this book children can share the magic for years to come.
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