Book List:38 titles
  • Learn how to draw with Katie - the star of James Mayhew's much-loved Katie books. Art adventurer Katie has been capturing the hearts and imaginations of children for over 25 years - and now young art lovers can create their own masterpieces too! ...


  • The newest title in Barron’s delightful Ella Bella series! In this story, Ella’s ballet teacher, Miss Rosa, tells them the story of La Boutique Fantasque. The story takes place in a toyshop full of dancing dolls, she explains, as she shows them...


  • Full colour red Early Reader about the legendary Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers ...



  • Make art an adventure for your child with classic picture book character, Katie! For over 25 years, Katie has stepped into the most famous and familiar paintings in the world for an exciting adventure. This latest edition of a classic really is the b...


  • Here is the newest title in Barron's delightful Ella Bella series In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher, Madame Rosa, has given the children costumes to wear as her magical music box pours out a shimmering tune. "This is "A Midsummer Night's D...


  • Make art an adventure for your child with classic picture book character, Katie! For over 25 years, Katie has stepped into the most famous and familiar paintings in the world for an exciting adventure. This latest edition of a classic really is the b...


  • Discover the magic of London at Christmas time with classic picture book character, Katie. When Katie and Jack are woken up late on Christmas Eve by a loud sneeze, little do they realize that they are about to embark on the most amazing evening! Soon...


  • Award-winning author James Mayhew captures the magic of Swan Lake and Cinderella through the eyes of a young ballerina in these imaginative retellings of the classic tales. Little Ella Bella loves attending Madame Rosa's ballet class at the old theat...






  • Little ballerinas will love these imaginative retellings of The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. With illustrations that capture the magic of the stories, award-winning author James Mayhew weaves the classic tales through the eyes of a young ballerina...



  • People travel from far and wide to watch Bubble, the amazingly graceful elephant, perform her daredevil act, The Pyramid of Peril. But Bubble, although surrounded by friends, is desperately lonely, until an equally lonely little mouse appears. ...


  • A perfect introduction for children to Van Gogh, showcasing five of his masterpieces The stars in Vincent van Gogh's painting are so beautiful that Katie can't resist reaching in and taking one. But what will she do when all the other stars come ...


  • Christmas is coming, and Madame Rosa has prepared a surprise party for her ballet class. Ella Bella, would you fetch the music box asks Madame Rosa. Then we can have some dancing at our party. As the music begins playing, little Ella Bella is magical...


  • Boy wants a warm and cosy place to sleep - but he doesn't want to share it with anyone else. So he goes off exploring, looking for the perfect place that is all his own. But in a world full of prehistoric animals and dinosaurs, how will Boy find the ...


  • Katie discovers the delights of Scotland, with Nessie too! A perfect first introduction to Scotland for all young children. When Katie meets the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, fun and adventure soon folllow. Katie and Nessie discover how beautiful a...


  • A beautiful new cover look to celebrate 25 years of Katie making art an adventure Katie desperately wants to win the art competition at the gallery. She just has to create a painting in the style of Monet. That should be easy . . . right? Wherever y...


  • The newest title in Barron's charming Ella Bella series tells another story of Ella Bella, a little girl who loves to dance. In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher Madame Rosa is preparing her class to dance in Tchaikovsky's immortal Swan Lake, ...


  • Poor little Dragon just can't get to sleep, no matter how hard he tries. Instead, what he'd really like to do is dance through the moonlight and play games in the starlit sky with the fairies. But will they let him?...


  • Katie just can't decide what she wants to be when she grows up. Perhaps a trip to the gallery to see five famous paintings by world-renowned British artists might give her some ideas. And can she help the shepherd boy from Constable's "The Cornfield"...


  • Katie is very excited—her birthday is coming, and she will be having a fancy dress party! What Katie would like more than anything is to dress up as a princess, but Grandma can’t seem to get her costume quite right! Perhaps a trip to the art galle...


  • When Katie and her cousin Jack visit London with Grandma, they don't think there's much to see and do. At Trafalgar Square they meet a talking stone lion, and he takes them on a wonderful tour of the city....


  • This rhyming text follows a child whose wish on a star leads to adventure in a faraway land, where other children join in building a castle and seeking a dragon, then fall asleep under the starry sky....


  • Ella Bella loves her ballet class, which is conducted by the kindly Madame Rosa at an old theatre that seems touched by magic. One day, when Ella loses one of her slippers, Madame Rosa lends her another pair for dancing--and is then reminded of Cinde...


  • A visit to the Natural History Museum turns into an adventure for Katie when she steps back in time to the world of the dinosaurs Katie helps a baby dinosaur find his family, rides on the back of a Brontosaurus, and has a picnic with a Triceratops ...


  • Katie visits the gallery for the first time with Grandma and discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for her! She spends the day enjoying The Hay Wain by John Constable, Madame Moitessier Seated b...


  • Little Ella Bella loves attending Madame Rosa's ballet class at the old theater. Most of all she loves the music that plays from Madame Rosa's special music box, the theme from The Sleeping Beauty ballet. One day, after ballet class has ended, Ella ...


  • Jake doesn't want to give his mother a hug when he gets to school. All the other kids will think he's a baby. But when Jake gets home, he finds that his mom has given his hug to his dad, who's given it to the cat, who's given it to a witch, and so on...


  • Katie's trip to the museum to see Impressionist art leads to a magical journey through the actual paintings. In paperback for the first time. "This British import pays joyful homage to the world of the Impressionists. When Katie and her grandmother v...






  • There once was a knight who THOUGHT he was brave and fearless and handsome...and a princess who discovered she didn't need rescuing.A dashing knight decides it's time to impress the golden-haired princess. All he needs is a dragon to show off his mar...


  • Where is Little Bear? In this charming look-and-find book, highlighted by Jackie Morris's gorgeous animal fantasies, very young children explore theatrical and circus settings as they attempt to find the missing cub. The concepts of opposites, colors...


  • Exploring art is fun in Mayhew's fourth book about a little girl who jumps into paintings. Children will come away with a deeper appreciation for fine art, as they join in Katie's museum romp.It's a Sunday afternoon, and Katie is bored. But Grandma k...


  • One very cuddly dragon is looking for a home, and someone to love him. Will he ever find it? A lost baby dragon, alone in the night is looking for somebody to love. He is pink and cuddly and very cute, and his misadventures will have readers laughing...


  • Miranda wins a balloon ride—but the rope snaps and away she goes, over seas, mountains, and deserts. She touches down at the Taj Mahal and the Pyramids, flies over the Great Wall of China, visits Japan, almost falls into a river full of crocodiles ...


  • A beautiful, deluxe peek-through picture book inspired by the classic story, THE SECRET GARDEN, by Frances Hodgson Burnett.It's a hot day and sitting outside is a girl who has just finished reading her favorite book, THE SECRET GARDEN. As she is abou...


  • The wise old storytelling cat, Koshka, recounts the magical legends of Russia as she sits in an oak tree on the remote Island of Bouyan telling stories to the Tsarita and her son. These enchanting stories are beautifully illustrated in full color in ...