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Hedgehogs Don’t Live in the City

Grace and Archie are journeying through the city on their scooters when Grace thinks she spots a hedgehog bustling alongside them, but Archie thinks hedgehogs don’t live in the city. The children scoot on, wondering who their companion could be, until at last their spikey friend is revealed. The narrative of the adventure is told…

I Really Want That Unicorn

Chloe Crocodile really wants that unicorn. But there is more at stake in this book than a unicorn, even a Big Sparkly Mellow Yellow Unicorn, and, ultimately, Chloe learns that friendship is more important than winning or unicorns. Chloe and Veronica must both bake rainbow cakes, make magic castles, sew unicorn fairy costumes and then…

Looking After William

A beautifully illustrated début picturebook, this is a story of family and love, but with a twist! William is not a little boy, but a dad, whose daughter, at least in her eyes, is looking after him. Mummy goes out in the morning, discreetly slipping out in the back of a picture, and it is…

Ravi’s Roar

Ravi is the smallest one in the whole family – even the dog is bigger than him! And being little means that he keeps missing out on things and it begins to make him mad. He gets so angry that he transforms into a tiger and roars! Being a tiger is a lot of fun,…

When I Was a Child

Something of a departure from the hilarious style of Andy Stanton’s Mr Gum books, this is instead a heartfelt story of a grandparent and grandchild learning from one another. When the grandmother tells stories of the magical way the world used to be when she was a child, she laments that it has now become…

Wild Swans

Wild Swans is Xanthe Gresham Knight’s retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, in which the King’s eleven sons are transformed into swans by their step-mother, and his one daughter must save them by knitting shirts for them out of nettles that cruelly sting her hands. This version crucially changes the figure of the…

Wilfred and Olbert’s Epic Prehistoric Adventure

In this follow up to Wilfred and Olbert’s Totally Wild Chase, Wilfred and Olbert buy a time machine, but accidently send themselves back to the Big Bang. They must then leap-frog back through time to get home, resulting in a whirlwind tour of the prehistoric eras and the many creatures that once roamed the Earth, including dinosaurs,…

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