Book List in Order:27 titles

  • A sweetly silly story of a little boy and a dog who make an unlikely (but perhaps perfect) pair.Everyone knows that owners and their dogs belong together in a unique way. Polly belongs to Molly, Eric belongs to Derek, Berry belongs to Terry. But poor...


  • The heart-warming story of a little boy who misses his mum from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James.The day that Stanley's mum had to go away, he decided to go to Mars. In his place, a not-very-well-behaved Martian arrived. He looked just li...


  • When Mom has to go out of town, Stanley decides to blast off to outer space. But who’s this small martian returning in his place who doesn’t follow earthling rules? On the day that Stanley’s mom takes a work trip overnight, Stanley decides t...


  • A new neighbor with huge plans turns life upside down for animals who live on the river in a charming ecological fable from Simon James. Frog and his friends live happily together on the river. At least they do until Beaver comes along. Beaver is ...


  • From the inimitable Simon James, a heartwarming story about a surprising dinosaur adoptive dad. Once upon about 65 million years ago, a terrifying tyrannosaurus roams the earth. He spends his days raging through the jungle, scaring every other din...



  • Sometimes a mystery is just a beginning . . .Roland, a young drummer in a fledgling band, about to break big. His sister, Christine, brutally murdered. A canoeing accident half-a-world away. And the five million dollars that bind them together tighte...


  • This is a gentle and delightful tale charmingly told and illustrated by an award-winning picture book creator. For her birthday, Clementine Brown is given a nurse's outfit. All she needs now are some patients! When her dad stubs his toe and her mum h...


  • This is the essential guide for anyone looking to get ahead in the warzone that is often the workplace.However good you are, there are always times you come under fire at work. But how do you turn a crisis into an opportunity, and make yourself bulle...






  • A little bird waiting in his nest for his mother to bring back food is blown into the sky, nest and all, by a great wind. Will he be able to fly? Autumn is coming, and George sits in his little nest, not quite ready to learn to fly even though his...


  • Kids will giggle and parents will smile (a bit sheepishly) as the world’s smartest tyke invents a robot that does the chores, and then some.Everyone knows that Baby Brains is the smartest baby in the universe. He’s certainly clever enough to see ...


  • "This book has the classic feeling of a modern-day MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS. . . . Charming."— KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)What do you do when you’re little and lost and your legs feel all wobbly? For one tiny duckling, the trick is doing "One S...


  • Simon James's story about the smartest baby in the world will have little ones howling with laughter and may have big ones smiling wryly with self-recognition. It's never too early to start bringing up the smartest baby in the whole world. So thinks ...


  • "Simple, elemental, yet full of heart, the story, remarkably, captures a character who isn't there and makes readers see him just as Leon does." - BOOKLIST Leon is new in town and doesn't know anyone. That's when he makes friends with Bob. No one els...


  • The smartest baby in the world takes a star turn as a pampered rock idol in Simon James's hilarious follow-up to the highly acclaimed BABY BRAINS.Thank heavens Mr. and Mrs. Brains played music to their baby before he was even born. Not only is their ...


  • Orphaned at an early age, raised by his aunt and uncle, and apprenticed for seven years to a draper, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper advertisement that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman - and the inheritor of his f...


  • Young, impoverished and ambitious, science student Mr Lewisham is locked in a struggle to further himself through academic achievement. But when his former sweetheart, Ethel Henderson, re-enters his life his strictly regimented existence is thrown in...


  • Emily discovers a whale living in her garden pond, so she writes to Mr. Blueberry for advice on how to care for her new pet. In a delightful exchange of letters, Emily learns about whales, and Mr. Blueberry learns about imagination, faith, and friend...


  • Simon James is in his element with this side-splitting series of books about the delightfully devilish Jake. Every self-respecting child will want to collect all three!Jake is difficult. Jake is a problem. Jake - the impish creation of the inimitable...


  • Simon James is in his element with this side-splitting series of books about the delightfully devilish Jake. Every self-respecting child will want to collect all three!Jake is difficult. Jake is a problem. Jake - the impish creation of the inimitable...


  • A grandfather shares with his grandchild the quiet wonder of birdwatching - and a wry talent for telling a tall tale."When I go birdwatching, things happen," Granddad tells little Jess. Sometimes, he says, while he’s drawing pictures ...


  • Whales don’t live in ponds—or do they?“Dear Mr. Blueberry, I love whales very much and I think I saw one in my pond today. Please send me some information on whales.” It’s vacation time, so Emily has to write to her teacher to help when she...


  • The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. DK's classic look at Ancient Rome, now reissued with a CD and wall chart....


  • As Sarah and her grandfather take a walk in the woods, following a squirrel through the trees and up a hill, Sarah decides to take the animal home, while Grandad warns her about the difficulties of owning a wild animal pet....




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