A colourful rhyming board book all about minibeasts. Come into the garden for lots of creepy-crawly fun … Little ones will love joining in with all the noisy sound words and looking at the colourful pictures, as they discover all sorts of minibeasts – including ladybirds, beetles, wriggly worms, snails and munching caterpillars! ‘Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes … great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us’ – Booktrust From the creators of the bestselling Rumble in the Jungle and Commotion in the Ocean.
The Smeds (who are red) never mix with the Smoos (who are blue). So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families strongly disapprove. But peace is restored and love conquers all in this happiest of love stories. There’s even a gorgeous purple baby to celebrate!
With fabulous rhymes and breathtaking illustrations, this book is literally out of this world!
This entertaining wipe-clean activity book will help children practice and understand the rules of written English. Topics include clauses, conjunctions, adverbs, direct speech, present perfect tense and paragraphs. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school. Includes secret notes for grown-ups.
A gorgeous story about friendship and working together from a star picture-book partnership, the bestselling Julia Donaldson and award-winning Catherine Rayner.
‘The Go-Away bird sat up in her nest, With her fine grey wings and her fine grey crest.’
One by one, the other birds fly into her tree, wanting to talk or to play, but the Go-Away bird just shakes her head and sends them all away. But then the dangerous Get-You bird comes along, and she soon realizes that she might need some friends after all . . .
This delightful collection of poems includes fun rhymes about the creatures who live in and around the ocean. Children will delight in the snappy poems and colorful illustrations about whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays, and sharks.
Simply retold and wonderfully illustrated, this fantastic book brings together charming tales that children will enjoy. With each story taking about 10 minutes to read, the easy-to-read text allows independent readers or older children to read aloud with confidence. The book is split into sections including Wisdom and Fortune, Craftiness and Cunning, and Animal Adventures.
So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.
Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk … and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave.
This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another’s capacity to love in return.