Book List:63 titles


  • Zoro is a little boy in 17th-century Italy, long before airplanes flew in the sky. But Zoro is also an apprentice to the artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci and Leonardo is experimenting with a revolutionary flying machine This is a title in Barro...


  • Babies love eating, babies love playing, babies love laughing - and this book by Catherine and Laurence Anholt shows all these things. There's even a game for parents and babies to play together as they read: a special funny bunny is hiding in the il...


  • Meet Ben - the bendiest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Ben as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross, th...


  • All you need is love - whether you are big or small. Your small one will delight in the pitch-perfect rhymes and detailed pictures with so much to spot and talk about; the friendly and familiar depictions of everyday life will engage young children t...


  • Billy is not at all sure about starting big school. In fact, he wishes he could stay at home with his mum. But with some gentle encouragement and the help of a new friend, Billy soon discovers that big school can be a lot of fun! Young children and a...


  • Meet Boris - the brainiest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Boris as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ros...


  • Meet Bruno - the bravest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Bruno as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross,...






  • "Where Camille lived, the sunflowers grew so high they looked like real suns. . .One day a strange man arrived in Camille's town. He had a straw hat and a yellow beard." So begins this fascinating tale of Camille, a little boy who is the son of a sma...


  • This brand-new title in Laurence Anholt's beautifully illustrated children's series of stories about famous artists recounts a wonderful adventure experienced by Paul, a little boy who is named after his father, Paul Cézanne. The elder Cézanne had ...


  • Cinderella's not scared of ANYTHING - not even the ghastliest, ghostliest, creepiest, spookiest party of all time... ...



  • Young Marie wants to be a ballerina, but her parents have no money for lessons. She must earn what little money she can as an artist's model at a ballet school. Then, her life takes an unusual turn when she models for the famous sculptor, Edgar Degas...



  • This story is set in a country where no one wears any clothes at all (so no washing, nor ironing, no mending, no folding, no putting away, not dressing or undressing). It's the happiest country in the world...except in the winter. so when a couple of...


  • Once upon a time there was a silly-billy who carried a cow, a Bad Hair Witch and three pesky pigs - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're s...


  • Children will be delighted by this newest addition to the highly-acclaimed Anholt�s Artists Books for Children series. This time, award-winning author and illustrator Laurence Anholt tells the charming story of Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in t...


  • Suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 2, a title in the SERIOUSLY SILLY STORIES series in which the children of Hamstring have had enough of the grown-ups draconian rules. Perhaps the Fried Piper can help. Illustrated by Arthur Robins....



  • Ghostyshocks is scared of the dark forest and vampire bears. She is extra-frightened when she gets lost in the woods with only one old house in sight. Could the scary bears live there? She has to knock on the door to find out....


  • Anna is a bit worried about starting nursery. She doesn't want to leave her mummy and she won't know anyone there ... But soon Anna is having lots of fun, painting, dressing up and playing with new friends! Starting nursery school is an exciting b...


  • This jaunty, rhyming book of opposites presents large, simple words and detailed illustrations to convey the richness of everyday family life with its ups and downs. It captures all the moments and feelings which make up a small child's day....


  • Meet Harold - the hairiest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Harold as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ro...


  • There was once a smart gnome called Handsome and a tatty gnome called Gruesome. The evil scarecrow in the garden was especially mean to poor Gruesome and plotted to get rid of the gnomes. But his plan might just backfire....


  • Hansel and Gretel's evil stepmother sends them into space - and into the clutches of the even more evil Space Witch! ...


  • Jack has left his native Ireland and is making a new life as Professor of Neurology at a university in the American South. He has certain skills, honed over his lifetime, that he mostly keeps hidden. Skills in hypnotism and mind control . . . Thir...


  • Preparing children for a lifetime of reading has never been more fun! I like me. I like the way I look. I like the stories I tell. I like the friends I make. When I like me, I can do anything at all! This catchy, rhythmic story encourages children to...


  • When Jack goes to sleep, his dreams are so wonderful that he decides to go on a fantastic journey through Dreamtime to bring his dreams to the waking world. He collects as many dreams as he can carry until he reaches the giant fruit salad tree that g...






  • Jack trades his favorite creepy-crawly for a magic spider's egg - and goes on a wriggly, wormy, gigantic insect adventure!...



  • “When Little Cub was born, Big Golden Lion just couldn’t stop kissing him.” So begins this irresistible tale set in the African savannah. As he plays outside before bedtime, Little Cub finds that the other animals agree with Big Golden Lion. Jum...




  • A title in the SERIOUSLY SILLY STORIES; ORCHARD SUPER CRUNCHIES series in which Little Red Riding Wolf is being threatened by the Big Bad Girl. Will Granny Wolf be able to save the day? Illustrated in colour by Arthur Robins. First published in hardb...


  • Julie is a happy little girl who lives in Paris, but she wishes she could walk in a country garden. Julie is pleased when her mother decides to take her to visit the most wonderful garden in the world, owned by a great friend of the family. They arri...


  • A story based on the traditional rhyme is told through the correspondence of young Carla, who lives in the city and writes about a forthcoming sibling, and her grandfather, who lives in the country and makes up riddles about the birds in his yard....


  • Once upon a time there was a silly-billy who carried a cow, a Bad Hair Witch and three pesky pigs - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're s...


  • Meet Micky - the muckiest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Micky as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross...



  • Once upon a time there was a Big Bad Girl, a miller's daughter and a teeny-tiny turnip - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're scarily si...


  • A lively collection of favorite fairy tales that's guaranteed to give little ones the giggles....


  • Here is the fascinating story -- based on true fact -- of a world-famous artist and a little girl who became one of his models. Sylvette first met Picasso in 1954, when she was a girl in the southern French town of Vallauris. At that time, she was th...


  • Meet Polly - the most poetic of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Polly as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony R...


  • Meet Ruby - the rudest of all the relations! Join her for a hilarious tour of her crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross, these popular books have been re...


  • FEATURES- Original black and white illustrations- About the Author and Illustrator information- Table of contents, index, glossary- Guaranteed sewn library binding and high quality paper- Accelerated Reader quizzes available Spring 2004...


  • Once upon a time there were seven aliens, some giant knickers and a beastly bride - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're scarily silly! In...


  • Ruby lives in the city and Grandpa lives in the country. They write to each other and share the events in their lives. Ruby tells about the flights of stairs in their apartment block and the sights of the city. Grampa tells Ruby about the naughty mag...







  • Snow Fright loves being scared... and she's in for the fright of her life when she gets locked in the terrifying ROLLER GHOSTER ...


  • FEATURES- Original black and white illustrations- About the Author and Illustrator information- Table of contents, index, glossary- Guaranteed sewn library binding and high quality paper- Accelerated Reader quizzes available Spring 2004. Accelerated ...



  • Mary Anning is probably the world's best-known fossil-hunter. As a little girl, she found a fossilised sea monster, the most important prehistoric discovery of its time. Best-selling author Laurence Anholt turns Mary's fascinating life into a beautif...



  • New in Paperback. The twins Meret and Bella love their grandfather, Papa Chagall, and he loves telling them stories. One day, when they visit him in his studio, he tells them about his life - through four different stories, all told during a day they...


  • Meet Tina - the tiniest of all Ruby's relations! Join Ruby and Tina as they continue the hilarious tour of their crazy family in this delightful new spin on Laurence Anholt's much-loved series. With the original fabulous illustrations by Tony Ross, t...



  • This is a gentle story about family separation with a happy ending. Betty and Paul are two little birds who build a nest together in a cherry tree. Betty lays an egg and out pops Baby Bird. Everyone is happy and all the other animals come to see the ...


  • Young Camille befriends a strange visitor to his small town, and one day he brings this man a gift of bright, beautiful sunflowers. The man is the artist Vincent van Gogh, and the sunflowers quickly become the subject of a magnificent painting. This ...





  • Everyone loves bears! Join a little boy and his baby brother as their dear teddy takes them on a magical adventure - a fun-filled trip to Teddy Bear Town. This future classic from an award-winning and much-loved team includes teddy bears galore and l...