Named one of The Guardian's "Best Books of 2016"
From the author of My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante returns to a story that animated the novel she considers to be a turning point in her development as a a writer: The Lost Daughter. But this time the tale takes the form of a children's fable told from the point of view of the lost (stolen!) doll, Celina. Celina is having a terrible night..
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this bear-illiantly funny adventure for children of 3 and up.
At the top of the world, surrounded by snow and ice, lives a very cheeky polar bear cub who loves to go…
But this little bear cub doesn’t always know when to stop…
Presenting a mischievous new picture book packed with snow and surprises,..
From bestselling author Stephen Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature shatters the myths surrounding human behaviour and 'nature versus nurture'.
Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with innate abilities playing little part.
The Blank Slate shows that this view denies ..
This is a new title in the fantastic First Reading series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. When Brer Fox tricks Brer Rabbit into falling down a well, he has to come up with a plan to get out mighty fast before the hunter comes! This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Roeh..
"Butterfly Fairy Masks" features easy-to make, amazing press-out models. Have a world of fun with these press-out masks that let you become a range of pretty butterfly fairy characters, and perhaps act out the accompanying magical story of their adventures! With simple step-by step instructions, no gluing or cellotape is needed.
Dotty the puppy can't sleep. She tries snuggling up to Penguin, but it's no good... and now everyone else is wide awake, too! If your child has trouble sleeping at bedtime, they're sure to be able to relate to little Dotty in this charming tale. My First Storybooks are perfect for reading aloud and sharing with your special little one. With simple, easy-to-follow stories, these shiny, padded-cov..
Arata ca o carte, dar e un pachet in care se afla un castel impaturit. E din carton tare si are o multime de personaje, cavaeri, printese, rege si print, catapulta (care chiar functioneaza) si un dragon care probabil ii ataca. Col. Chicken Socks
When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It's brave! It's bold! And it involves a ghost pirate ship, some rather gullible fishermen, and cats ...LOTS of cats. With an infectious rhyming text and laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is set to become a firm favourite for fans of life on the high seas.
Chick lives for adventure. Pug lives for sleep! In Chick's eyes, however, Pug can do no wrong. In fact, he's Wonder Pug! But with danger around every corner and a hero who's a little low on energy, it may be up to Chick to save the day and earn the prized role of sidechick (er ...sidekick).
From an exceptional new talent, this is a funny, heartwarming story of misplaced hero worship - and the..
Meet Chu. Chu is a small panda with a very big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, you REALLY don't want to get in the way. But a whole day of adventure will test Chu's sneeze-resisting powers to the limit - there's the library (dusty books!), the diner (pepper!), and then the circus (all those animals!). How big can a sneeze really be? Just wait and see ...
Intr-o tentativa de a salva acoperisul spart al sacristiei, soriceii se hotarasc sa faca rost de bani punandu-l pe motanul Sampson sa participe la o expozitie de pisici. Dar in final se vor alege cu mult mai mult decat au intentionat…
From Snow White, Cinderella and Pinocchio to ¬ The Little Mermaid, ¬ The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan: twelve of the most famous children's fairy tales of all time, gathered together in a series of essential volumes, must-haves for every budding reader's library. All children can discover or rediscover their favourite characters and identify themselves in their adventures thanks to these original ..
Collins First English Words is the perfect first dictionary for kindergarten-aged learners of English. Packed full of fun and useful everyday vocabulary, this beautifully illustrated dictionary will capture the imagination of young children and encourage a love for learning English. The dictionary contains 36 themes, each fully illustrated with fun and engaging scenarios. Three characters, Ben, ..
A father and daughter discover the joys of his crazy hair in this brilliant picture book. Bonnie tries to tame her father's hair, but to no avail, as birds and beasts of every type jostle for space amongst the curls and tresses of this hirsute book. A warm and funny conversational text combine beautifully with Dave McKean's edgy and dramatic illustrations to make this another perfect picture boo..
Dave the cat is a great big ol' greedy guts. He loves his dinners. One unfortunate day, after eating a bit too much, he gets stuck in his cat flap. All the animals hatch a number of plans to help Dave, but none of them work. Then, a bug decides to feed Dave lots and lots and lots of beans...How does Dave escape? The answer will have you rolling around the floor with laughter.
There once was a dog with a keen sense of smell. She was known far and wide as Detective Dog Nell. Peter's dog Nell has an amazing sense of smell. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel path, her ever-sniffing nose is always hard at work. But Nell has other talents too. Every Monday she goes to school with Peter and listens to children read. So who better..
Do you want to be my friend? asks a little mouse of a horse, a peacock, an alligator and others in this classic and charming story. Only when he meets another little mouse, is the answer unequivocally, 'Yes!' 'Each page of this ingenious, all but wordless picture book affords surprise, suspense, and repeated pleasure for the viewer' (Booklist).
David Melling is one of the leading children's author/illustrators today and his second book about Douglas the little brown bear is as funny and compelling as the first. It combines brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world. Douglas' dad gives him a wonderful new woolly hat and he races outside to show it off. In..
Every year the badgers and the otters gather to dance at the Driftwood Ball. But the two groups never mix - they dance in completely different ways. That is, until otter Celia and badger George decide they want to do things differently - they want to dance together, in their own way.
Edgar and Edith are hungry, and it's up to Edgar to bring home something tasty. But just when Edgar finds some delicious sausages, they are taken by The Inspector, a very important-looking rat with a big hat. Poor Edgar and Edith are left with nothing but dry crackers and pickles for dinner. That is, until one day, when The Inspector is all fattened up, and Edgar does some inspecting of his own.....
Elephant White is Lucy's favourite toy (she's played with him so much, his white is all patchwork now), until she gets a sparkly fairy doll. So Elephant White decides he needs to find a new home. He tries joining the Mouse Circus, the Weasel Pirates and the daredevil Red Swallows pilots, but nowhere feels like home. Finally, Elephant White finds Lucy and discovers she has been looking for him al..
For over a quarter of a century readers have been joining Elmer the patchwork elephant on his exciting adventures. Now Elmer's classic first story is available in this lovely board book edition. With its sturdy pages for little fingers, this gift is the perfect introduction to the world of Elmer.
"Unquestionably the life and soul of the party. I loved this book from the first time I read it."..
It's coming up to Elmer's Day, the day when all grey elephants paint themselves in bright colours. For Elmer, the patchwork elephant with the mischievous sense of fun, life seems far too quiet. So he thinks up a marvellous joke he can play on the other elephants in the night, when they're asleep...
Baby Elephant can't sleep because he has lost his teddy, so Elmer sets off to look for it. Eventually Elmer hears a voice shouting 'Help! I'm lost!' Can Baby Elephant's teddy talk, or is Wilbur playing a trick on Elmer, as usual?..
When Rose meets Elmer she's humming a tune, a tune she just can't get out of her head. When she leaves, Elmer realises he can't get the tune out of his head either – and as he crosses the jungle he can see the infectious tune spreading to every animal Rose has met! Can Elmer help everyone get rid of it?..
This title is part of four new titles in the fantastic 'First Reading' series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed ..
Welcome to Absurdia: a strange and wonderful land where nothing is quite what it seems. Trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and the sky is thick with snoring fish. Join one small boy as he tumbles out of bed into a crazy dreamland of wardrobe monsters, dragons -- and amazing adventure. This gloriously rich and beautiful picture book comes from a uniquely talented artist at the height of his po..
A reissue of this beautiful version of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, illustrated in Alison Jay's unique and attractive style. In this retelling by Marcus Sedgwick, the Emperor is a very proud and vain lion, served by his long-suffering Chamberlain and Treasurer. He wants to commission the finest set of robes ever seen! But the devious tailors have plans of their own...This new edition cap..
A set of 100 sturdy flashcards with over 200 essential English words to learn. On the front and back of each card, there is an English word illustrated with a simple picture. Readers can listen to all the words read by a native English speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website...
A classic, vintage pastime updated for a new generation. These paper people wear their clothes with the help of reusable, press-on, peel-off adhesive dots ? no tabs! And no scissors either ? the dolls, clothes, and accessories are perforated -- they're ready to pop right out and play. This book features six reversible paper dolls in a variety of skin colors, along with three paper babies and a c..
Lily and Rose are helpful fairies who love to take care of their garden friends. But will Patch the elf's naughty tricks mean that the fairy friends stop helping those who need it?
Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills.Each Read it yourse..
The newset picture book from Alison Jay is a glorious trip around a classic farmyard. Meet the horse and her foal, the cow and her calves, the cockerel, hens and their chicks in this special visual adventure. Young readers will love learning the names of farm animals and their young, and in addition they will be able to spot hidden visual links from picutre to picutre, and work out the secret st..
Peste 100 de fotografii care ilustreaza: culorile, lucruri care se misca, baia, ora de somn, ora mesei, hrana, copilul, casa, afara, haine, jucarii, animale de casa, animale de la ferma, animale salbatice. Carte cu file de carton