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The Snow Womble; released 11th October 2012

Join the Wombles in their snowy adventure! It’s been snowing on Wimbledon Common, so Orinoco, Bungo and Tomsk take aFull story »

Malorie Blackman is the Children’s Laureate 2013-2015

Malorie Blackman, the bestselling author of the highly acclaimed and award-winning Noughts & Crosses teen series, has today (Tuesday 4Full story »

THE ROYAL BABY; published July 4th

This July sees the publication of THE ROYAL BABY by Tony Bradman and Tony Ross. The whole Kingdom is veryFull story »


TWINKLE, TWINKLE SQUIGLET PIG by Joyce Dunbar follows Piglet Squid as he embarks on a quest to show his friendsFull story »

TEN LITTLE PIRATES; published 4th July

Simon Rickerty and Mike Brownlow’s TEN LITTLE PIRATES is a traditional counting rhyme with a boat-load of pirate fun! TenFull story »

Congratulations to Hilary Mantel on her record-breaking Booker Prize victory

Last night Hilary Mantel became both the first Brit and the first woman to win the prize twice, as wellFull story »

The Princess and the Peas; released 6th September

Sarah Warburton and Caryl Hart’s wonderful tale The Princess and the Peas, is a light-hearted cautionary tale for all princessesFull story »

SWIMMING HOME makes the Booker shortlist

Deborah Levy’s wonderful novel has been named as one of the six books nominated on the shortlist for this yearsFull story »

Viking Boy; released 6th September 2012

s the new thrilling action and adventure story from Tony Bradman. Gunnar is the son of a Viking chieftain, livingFull story »

How To Hide A Lion; released 2nd Aug 2012

How to Hide a Lion is a funny and heartwarming tale. Where can a small girl hide a very largeFull story »

Young Merlin; released 1st September 2012

This action packed first instalment of a series plotting Merlin’s journey from his youth to his mastery of magic. MerlinFull story »

Merlin and the Ring of Power; released 1st September 2012

Merlin must find a Ring of Power in order to save the kingdom! A gripping sequel to Young Merlin, plottingFull story »

The Deadly Game; released 13th September 2012

When Jake enters his flat to find a mysterious package branded with a snake symbol, he’s certain it is linkedFull story »

Booker Prize Longlist nominees

Congratulations to Deborah Levy and Nicola Barker! SWIMMING HOME and THE YIPS both nomination. Both are wonderful reads by brilliantFull story »

IS THAT A COCONUT? YUK!; released 6th August 2012

Tony Bradman and Katharine McEwen’s new title is a fun-filled picture book for younger children. One day, a small, round,Full story »