Mr Bowns is lazy. Really, really lazy. You may think you are lazy when you veg in front of the TV all day, but that would be a busy day for Mr Bowns.However, Mr Bowns has a great imagination and he makes up wonderful stories, riddles and poems. One day it is so nice that even he decides to do something. He goes for a walk and is joined by Joanne and Jack, who live next door. The more they walk, the more they talk, and the more they talk, the more they walk, until they find themselves lost, deep in the woods. In front of them is a spooky cottage. The children ask for directions at the cottage, but neither return.Mr Bowns finds himself with a dilemma. He must rescue the children from the cottage, but how? He is after all, the laziest man in the world.Join Mr Bowns on his astounding adventure, which involves witches, magic, evil cats, talking broomsticks, and friendship.
Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she’s Ordinary Mary—an ordinary girl on her way to her an ordinary bus stop and an ordinary school. Including real-life examples of that happened at schools as a result of reading Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed, this new book focuses on the ability kindness has to change an entire school.
“Sorry, Walter the Farting Dog. I think it’s fair to say that this is probably the best picture book about toots I’ve ever read.” —A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal
When it’s time for Jessa the fairy to proclaim what kind of fairy she wants to be, she accidentally says “toot” instead of “tooth!” Now she’ll be in charge of finding all the toots from all the bottoms in the world. This is not exactly what she had in mind . . .
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“A good giggle. In this day and age, it’s fun to read something so . . . ‘refreshing!’” —Craig Smith, award-winning, international bestselling author of The Wonky Donkey
“Wish I had thought of it first!” —Adam Rex, author/illustrator of On Account of the Gum
Meet Rita. Rita has a messy bedroom and wishes for a robot that could tidy her bedroom for her. But after thinking about how much chaos a super-sorting robot could make, especially at dinnertimes and Christmas, Rita decides she is much better at sorting.
Make your Christmas extra sweet this year with this heartwarming holiday board book for babies and toddlers!
Celebrate the special bond between Grandma and grandchild with this oh-so-sweet story about Grandma's love! Packed with heartfelt rhymes and adorable illustrations, this book will inspire littles one and grandmas to bake some treats (and memories!) together this holiday season. This board book for ages 0-3 makes a perfect grandma gift, festive stocking stuffer, and Christmas gift for kids.
Plus, this book includes a delicious cookie recipe in the back for Grandma and grandchild to make together! Create new memories and treasure these special moments for years to come!
You are Grandma's Chocolate Chip,my special little treat.I love to laugh and play with youand bake you something sweet!
Princess Devin didn't come to Royal Academy for fame, glory, or a crown. All she's ever wanted is to be a Magical Creature Caretaker. Just when Devin gets up the courage to ask about following her passion, disaster strikes. The evil Rumplestiltskin and Alva cast a curse that nearly destroys Enchantasia, a new villain is on the rise, and the students of Royal Academy find they now have to share their castle with the delinquents from the notorious Fairy Tale Reform School. Devin feels stuck—how can she think about going her own way when her kingdom clearly needs her now more than ever?
A quirky school comedy from Vivian French. Perfect for fans of Wigglesbottom Primary and Kes Grey's Daisy books.
When Dan gets into trouble at school for being untidy, he teams up with his best friend Billy to find out who's throwing his lunchbox on the floor. With chalk fingerprints and missing sardine sandwiches as clues, Detective Dan is on the case!
This humorous mystery from award-winning author Vivian French has appealing black-and-white illustrations by Daniel Duncan and is perfect for children who are developing as readers.
The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com.
'Patrice Lawrence, Tony Bradman, Margaret Mahy, Joan Aiken, Andrew Fusek Peters, Michaela Morgan, Geraldine McCaughrean and Narinder Dhami: any list that brings together such a quality line up of authors is going to be welcomed.' - Books for Keeps on the Bloomsbury Readers series
Book Band: Lime
Ideal for ages 7+
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