Spyder Matt Carr Scholastic Children’s Books Meet Spyder, reputedly the world’s smallest secret agent and penthouse flat resident at No. 7 Fleming Road wherein a special birthday is about to be celebrated. Suddenly, as the agent has just settled down for a spot of reading she receives an urgent call from HQ. Instantly, or almost […]
Meet the … Ancient Romans James Davies Big Picture Press This is one of a new history series. It’s an engaging look at the Ancient Romans, presented with an exuberance that young readers will find both highly entertaining and illuminating. Small chunks of information are delivered with a gentle wit, on almost thirty topics. These […]
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Bears Don’t Eat Egg Sandwiches Julie Fulton and Rachel Suzanne Maverick Arts Publishing Jack is busy preparing his lunch – egg sandwiches – when there’s a knock on his door. He’s more than a little surprised to discover his visitor is a large bear. Being a friendly lad, Jack offers him an egg sandwich only […]
Game of Stones Rebecca Lisle and Richard Watson Maverick Arts Publishing Young Pod of Stone Underpants fame is back and he’s in inventive mode once more. Now he wants to make a ‘whizzy’ game to amuse his younger brother, Hinge. His first creation is certainly that but there appears to be a design fault … […]
Bonkers About Beetroot Cath Jones and Chris Jevons Maverick Arts Publishing Sunset Safari Park is in danger of being closed down due to a distinct lack of visitors. Zebra calls a meeting of its inmates in the hope they might have suggestions as to how to save their home. Despite Penguin’s discouraging “Nobody comes because […]