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  • Bibliography:
    204 Books (12 Series)
  • First Book:
    October 1991
  • Latest Book:
    November 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Draglins

Danger (Apr-2007)
Fire (May-2007)
Hero (Jul-2007)
Flood (Oct-2007)
Draglins and the Flood (May-2008)
Draglins Escape (May-2008)
Draglins in Danger (May-2008)
Draglins to the Rescue (May-2008)
Draglins and the Bully (Jun-2008)
Draglins and the Fire (Jun-2008)
Draglins Find a Hero (Jun-2008)
Draglins Lost (Jun-2008)

The Five Kingdoms

1 - The Robe of Skulls (Jul-2008)
2 - The Bag of Bones (Aug-2009)
3 - The Heart of Glass (Aug-2009)
4 - The Flight of Dragons (Jul-2011)
5 - The Music of Zombies (Jul-2013)

Knight in Training

1 - Dragons Can't Swim (Apr-2015)
2 - A Horse Called Dora (Jul-2015)
3 - A Very Bothersome Bear (Oct-2015)
4 - Spots, Stripes and Zigzags (Aug-2016)

Squeaky Cleaners

1 - In a Tip! (Sep-1998)
2 - In a Muddle! (Sep-1998)
3 - In a Stew! (Sep-1998)
4 - In a Hole (Sep-1998)

Stone Age Adventures

1 - Little Nut's Lucky Escape (Sep-2015)
2 - Brother Trouble (Sep-2015)
3 - Beware of Bears! (Dec-2015)

The Tiara Club

1 - Princess Charlotte and the Birthday Ball (Jan-2007)
2 - Princess Katie and the Silver Pony (Jan-2007)
3 - Princess Daisy and the Dazzling Dragon (Jan-2007)
4 - Princess Alice and the Magical Mirror (Mar-2007)
5 - Princess Emily and the Substitute Fairy (Apr-2007)
6 - Princess Sophia and the Sparkling Surprise (Apr-2007)
7 - Princess Charlotte and the Enchanted Rose (Aug-2006)
8 - Princess Katie and the Dancing Broom (Aug-2006)
9 - Princess Daisy and the Magical Merry-Go-Round (Jul-2007)
10 - Princess Alice and the Glass Slipper (Aug-2006)
11 - Princess Sophia and the Prince's Party (Aug-2006)
12 - Princess Emily and the Wishing Star (Aug-2006)
13 - Princess Chloe and the Primrose Petticoats (May-2007)
14 - Princess Jessica and the Best Friend Bracelet (May-2007)
15 - Princess Georgia and the Shimmering Pearl (May-2007)
16 - Princess Olivia and the Velvet Cape (May-2007)
17 - Princess Lauren and the Diamond Necklace (May-2007)
18 - Princess Amy and the Golden Coach (May-2007)
19 - Princess Hannah and the Little Black Kitten (Sep-2009)
20 - Princess Isabella and the Snow-White Unicorn (Sep-2009)
21 - Princess Lucy and the Precious Puppy (Nov-2009)
22 - Princess Grace and the Golden Nightingale (Nov-2009)
23 - Princess Ellie and the Enchanted Fawn (Jan-2010)
24 - Princess Sarah and the Silver Swan (Jan-2010)
25 - Princess Amelia and the Silver Seal (Apr-2010)
26 - Princess Leah and the Golden Seahorse (Apr-2010)
27 - Princess Ruby and the Enchanted Whale (Apr-2010)
28 - Princess Millie and the Magical Mermaid (May-2010)
29 - Princess Rachel and the Dancing Dolphin (May-2010)
30 - Princess Zoe and the Wishing Shell (May-2010)
31 - Princess Mia and the Magical Koala (Jun-2010)
32 - Princess Bethany and the Lost Piglet (Jun-2010)
33 - Princess Caitlin and the Little Lamb (Jun-2010)
34 - Princess Lindsey and the Fluffy Guinea Pig (Jul-2010)
35 - Princess Abigail and the Baby Panda (Jul-2010)
36 - Princess Rebecca and the Lion Cub (Jul-2010)
Butterfly Ball ()
Christmas Wonderland (Sep-2006)
Princess Parade (Nov-2007)
Princess Fashion Dress-Up Book (Jun-2008)
Princess Friends Sticker Book (Jun-2008)
Be a Perfect Princess (Oct-2008)
Princess Promises Chequebook (Oct-2008)
Winter Wonderland (Oct-2008)
Princess Party Letters (Sep-2009)
Midnight Masquerade (Dec-2009)
Emerald Ball (Feb-2010)

The Tiara Club at Diamond Turrets

1 - Princess Mia and the Magical Koala (Jun-2010)
2 - Princess Bethany and the Lost Piglet (Jun-2010)
3 - Princess Caitlin and the Little Lamb (Jun-2010)
4 - Princess Lindsey and the Fluffy Guinea Pig (Jul-2010)
5 - Princess Abigail and the Baby Panda (Jul-2010)
6 - Princess Rebecca and the Lion Cub (Jul-2010)

The Tiara Club at Emerald Castle

1 - Princess Amelia and the Silver Seal (Apr-2010)
2 - Princess Leah and the Golden Seahorse (Apr-2010)
3 - Princess Ruby and the Enchanted Whale (Apr-2010)
4 - Princess Millie and the Magical Mermaid (May-2010)
5 - Princess Rachel and the Dancing Dolphin (May-2010)
6 - Princess Zoe and the Wishing Shell (May-2010)

The Tiara Club at Pearl Palace

1 - Princess Hannah and the Little Black Kitten (Sep-2009)
2 - Princess Isabella and the Snow-White Unicorn (Sep-2009)
3 - Princess Lucy and the Precious Puppy (Nov-2009)
4 - Princess Grace and the Golden Nightingale (Nov-2009)
5 - Princess Ellie and the Enchanted Fawn (Jan-2010)
6 - Princess Sarah and the Silver Swan (Jan-2010)

The Tiara Club at Ruby Mansions

1 - Princess Chloe and the Primrose Petticoats (May-2007)
2 - Princess Jessica and the Best Friend Bracelet (May-2007)
3 - Princess Georgia and the Shimmering Pearl (May-2007)
4 - Princess Olivia and the Velvet Cape (May-2007)
5 - Princess Lauren and the Diamond Necklace (May-2007)
6 - Princess Amy and the Golden Coach (May-2007)
7 - Princess Amy and the Forgetting Dust (Jun-2008)

The Tiara Club at Silver Towers

1 - Princess Charlotte and the Enchanted Rose (Aug-2006)
2 - Princess Katie and the Dancing Broom (Aug-2006)
3 - Princess Daisy and the Magical Merry-Go-Round (Jul-2007)
4 - Princess Alice and the Glass Slipper (Aug-2006)
5 - Princess Sophia and the Prince's Party (Aug-2006)
6 - Princess Emily and the Wishing Star (Aug-2006)
7 - Princess Katie and the Mixed-up Potion (Jul-2007)

The Tiara Club Holiday Specials

Butterfly Ball ()
Christmas Wonderland (Sep-2006)
Princess Parade (Nov-2007)
Midnight Masquerade (Dec-2009)
Emerald Ball (Feb-2010)

Book List in Order: 204 titles



  • Two young ballerinas, one small and one not-so-small, practise their steps and movements - from ten plies to one final hug in this delightful study of sibling affection. The younger sister's adoring, scruffy and clumsy attempts to imitate her older s...






  • In a retelling of a Norwegian folktale, kindly Matilda's generosity toward a stranger brings her a magic butter churn that gives her family everything it needs, and brings her greedy uncle exactly what he deserves....






  • Watercolor paintings and information-packed notes concerning spiders and their behavior highlight a unique recollection of a young girl's growing interest in spiders, after she gets over her initial fear of the arachnids....









  • A humorous tale in the tradition of "Clever Hans" finds Lazy Jack searching for a job and making ridiculous mistakes as he applies the advice his mother gives him on previous days to the very contradictory objects of the present....



  • With a bit of help from his grandfather, Oliver soon discovers that life exists beyond french fries. This fresh and funny book, with immensely appealing artwork by a talented newcomer, will delight young readers. It may also get them to eat their spi...



  • Lulling her young tadpole to sleep, a mother frog is advised by a sheep, duck, and nightingale that "baaa," "quack," and gentle lullabyes are sure-fire successes, but the baby frog will only fall asleep to the sound of croaking....







  • The only kid in her class who is not excited about the Christmas play, Hannah believes that it better to play the part of Mary rather than the star that lights the way to Jesus, but eventually she finds a way to be the best Christmas star ever....



  • When their parents are killed in a car accident, Scott and Gregg are sent to live with an uncle they never knew they had. While Scott is determined to give his uncle and his new life a chance, Gregg refuses to reach out for help in coming to terms wi...







  • Remembering his experiences helping Grandpa pick fruit in the country, Oliver insists that only fresh fruit grace his dinner table, although he refuses to eat it until a funny thing happens. By the author of Oliver's Vegetables. ...






  • Mole needs the Squeaky Cleaners to help him get ready for his party. But his house is filthy, the party food keeps running away, and he's forgotten to send out his invitations. Thank goodness Fred has a plan! This is an easy-to-read first reader....



  • Gina, Nina, and Fred love to clean homes, but it always leads to trouble. While Nina and Gina clean Mrs Bird's bird box, Fred volunteers to look after Mrs Bird's babies. Easy, thinks Fred. Little does he know what six naughty babies can get up to. Th...



  • Gina, Nina and Fred love to clean homes -- but it always leads to trouble. Miss Kitty Plush is hungry for mice, so she tricks the Squeaky Cleaners into coming to her house. Will they be turned into mouse stew? This is an easy-to-read first reader....



  • Gina, Nina, and Fred love to clean homes -- but it always leads to trouble. Sir Rattus Rat's castle is full of rubbish and his neighbor is fed up. But there's something strange about all the mess -- and Fred thinks he knows why. This is an easy-to-re...







  • A re-telling of Aesop's classic moral tales - some well-known and some almost unknown. Rap your way through these wacky new versions of Aesop's classic fables, supported by vibrant subversive illustations....



  • What a HELPFUL hen the Big Fat Hen wants to be! So, when Hairy Goat says, "I want a juicy green cabbage for my breakfast!" she happily opens the gate to Farmer Tile's garden, where lots and lots of cabbages grow. But then Spotty Pig and Brown Cow com...



  • The Big Fat Hen is back--and still trying to help! So when Red Rooster tells her that it's hard work waking up the farmyard every day, she decides to take over. But the good-hearted hen doesn't know WHEN it's time to rouse everyone--and soon she's te...



  • Hector, Hattie, Harry and Hester, the four hedgehogs from "Hedgehogs Don't Eat Hamburgers", trick Fox into letting them inside his food bag. Fox thinks he's getting four hedgehogs to eat; the hedgehogs know he's not, but they're getting grasshoppers,...






  • Iggy Pig is having a party for his birthday. He invites Tabby Cat and Dusty Dog. But his big mistake is in inviting the big grey wolf, who plans to eat more than just cabbage leaves and potato peelings. This is an easy-to-read first reader....



  • Iggy Pig has just learned to skip and invites all his friends to join in. Lucky Lamb, Chicky Chick, Bunny Rabbit and a big grey wolf skip along behind him. Iggy Pig can skip harder and faster, and for longer, than anybody else! Especially a hungry wo...



  • Friendly advice for reading fun included in every book!

    READ AND SHARE is a unique first library for parents and children that helps build early readers’ confidence. Grouped in four progressive levels, Read and Share books - available indivi...





  • Prepare to be spellbound by Vivian French's enthralling retellings of such favorites as Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, Rumpelstiltskin, and Cinderella! Peter Malone's captivating illustrations make this sumptuous col...




  • The sun is up, and the moons are sleeping - all except one. Beeper Moon is crying great, gooey tears that are dripping all over Planet Beep. Will everyone on planet Beep drown in green cheese? Not if Space Dog comes to the rescue!...



  • First it was his vegetables. Then it was his fruit. Now it's his milk - will Oliver ever like what's good for him? Spend a day on the farm with him and find out! Busy-body Auntie Jen is determined that Oliver shall drink his milk. But just how can...



  • Deep in outer space, Space Mouse has heard a Meowling. What - or who - on earth can it be? Space Dog flies through the darkest, most dangerous part of space to investigate and who should he discover? Space Cat. Cats and Dogs are not a happy match - o...







  • Space Dog must rescue Green Moon and Pink Arkle from the sticky web that the Spindlers have woven from all the smoke and bad smells that come from long tubes attached to every building on a planet called Earth....





  • Morris is ginger and very fat. He’s a cat who loves snoozing and eating… but that won’t catch him a mouse. Another lively story for beginner readers about this lovable puss.Morris is good at licking and purring. His mother wants him to be good ...



  • “In the beginning was a world, and it was divided into two halves. The Southern half was burning hot and ruled by ferocious fire dragons, but in the cold and icy North lived the peace"loving Snow Dragons. Where North and South came together there...



  • "Part picture book for pleasure reading. . . . and part practical how-to, this dramatic account is the next best thing to setting up a hatchery of your own." --  Family Fun

    When a mother brings her daughter to a pond to collect some frog spa...



  • Generations of children have listened enthralled to the tales of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This gorgeous new collection brings these and other nursery favorites to a new generation of little...



  • Kingfisher Mini Treasuries are ideal for sharing aloud at bedtime . . . or anytime! Written and illustrated by leading contemporary authors and artists, these story collections sparkle with lively, rich text and evocative illustrations. These adorabl...



  • Bill Bird has got some really cool new boots. The problem is, he can't untie his laces! So when he goes Molly Mouse's party, he treads on everyone's toes. Finally, Molly helps him undo them. But then there's another problem. He can't tie them again! ...



  • When a child is learning to read, every word counts!

    A boy gazes out the window of his house and wishes he could live in outer space. An alien gazes out the window of his spaceship and wishes he coul...



  • 'Collins Big Cat' is a guided reading series for ages 4-7 edited by Cliff Moon. Children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children should love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every ...






  • Morris wants to eat his kitty biscuits, but his mother sends him off to play hide and seek instead. When it’s Morris’s turn to hide, he finds the perfect place: the food cupboard, where the kitty biscuits are kept!

    • Orange/ Band 6 boo...



  • "French's simple tale rings true for little ones, reminding them that their love is truly the most precious gift of all." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS

    Mother's Day is tomorrow, and all of Stanley's siblings have something special to give to Mom. Everyon...



  • A new title in the extremely popular Starters series for beginner readers. Brian the Giant loves eating muffins - but he hates making them. When his muffins keep disappearing, he sets a trap for the muffin thieves involving black pepper to make them ...



  • Children's, young adult and educational / Educational material / Educational: English language and literacy / Educational: English language: readers and reading schemes (YQCR), Designed / suitable for UK curricula and examinations / Designed / suitab...



  • "The special bond between young and old plays out sweetly in this happy picture book." BOOKLIST
    Grandpa has come to stay for the weekend, and Mom is off to work. Stanley's brothers and sisters want to play soccer or jump-rope or bouncing, but Gra...



  • When a child is learning to read, every word counts!

    Cave Baby hears a mammoth. His parents are frightened and hide. What does Cave Baby do to...



  • Who tells the true stories behind well-loved nursery rhymes? Daddy Goose With fresh, full-color illustrations throughout, it's the perfect Father's Day gift--a treasury for the whole family to share. Meet Daddy Goose--a distant relative of old Mothe...



  • Everyone has heard the story of Henny Penny, and how her foolishness led her to a terrible end. But that is the version from the fox's point of view. In this beautifully illustrated retelling, readers will enjoy a cheery new take on the tale of He...




  • Princess Charlotte's first day at Silver Towers isn't going as planned. She's come to the wrong door, she can't find her friends, and it's starting to rain! Then Charlotte finds a magical rose lying in a puddle. . . .

    ...



  • It's nearly the end of the year, and Princess Emily is worried that she hasn't earned enough tiara points to get her silver sash and go to the Silver Ball. Hopefully horrible Princess Diamonde won't spoil everything.

    ...




  • Oh, no! The princesses are invited to a ball at the Princes' Academy, but Princess Sophia is having trouble with her dancing lessons. Will she step on the toes of a prince or be the belle of the ball?

    ...



  • The princesses at Silver Towers are putting on a Christmas show. All princesses are invited to sing, dance or recite a poem. Our six Tiara Club princesses decide to take part, but will the nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella manage to sabotage them?...



  • It's Princess Charlotte's first day at the Princess Academy, and everything goes wrong. Her new friends' beautiful ball gowns are at the bottom of the lake -- and it's all Charlotte's fault! Will they still want to be friends with her? Will they g...




  • When Princess Katie and her friends find out the first lesson of the day is Wish Class, they are very excited. If they use their wishes wisely, they'll win enough tiara points for a place in the Seashell Coach during the Royal Parade. However, th...



  • If Princess Alice doesn't pass the test for "Descending the Staircase as if Floating on Air," she won't be allowed to go to the Garden Party or look into the Magical Mirror. Luckily, help arrives! ...



  • These are charming borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Wowling has been heard near the draglins' home in Under Shed! Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny come face to face with a scary c...



  • A tale of friendship -- with a touch of monkey mischief. Ellie and Elvis are best friends. They both like bananas. They both love oranges. And they both adore dancing under the light of the moon. But one day, things go very wrong… It's rotten when ...





  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors.

    Human Beanies are dangerous, especially when they're blowing smoke. Now there's a fire in Under Shed, and the flames are spread...




  • A new series of short fiction for newly independent readers. Each story is between 300 and 500 words long, and together the books offer a range of genres, from humor to adventure, and from mystery to fantasy.
    ...




  • Princess Chloe can't wait to wear her primrose petticoats to the Ruby Mansions ball. But she's forgotten her invitation! And when Princess Gruella wants to borrow her favorite dress, things get even worse.

    ...






  • Princess Olivia is chosen to demonstrate the best way to cross a puddle by stepping on a prince's cape -- with a real, live prince. But the jealous Diamonde isn't going to let Olivia outshine her. . . .

    ...



  • This is a charming Borrowers-style story about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great outdoors. Summer holidays should be fun, but it hasn't rained in weeks. There are cracks in the underground, and Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and...



  • Princess Daisy is nervous about riding a merry-go-round for the first time at King Percival's Royal Carnival. But this is no ordinary merry-go-round, and Daisy turns out to be much braver than she thinks!

    ...



  • Princess Katie is thrilled -- they're going on a field trip to meet a real witch! But when Witch Windlespin teaches the princesses how to make a magic potion, something goes terribly wrong. . . .

    ...



  • This title features charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny are off to visit Great Grandmother Attica, but it's a scary journey. Can they save t...



  • Two stories in one! Princess Hannah and Princess Lucy are fizzing with excitement. If Lily Room wins the prize for best stall at the Christmas Fair, they will get to lead the Princess Parade!...



  • A book of ten enchanting stories set in a magical forest with a wonderful cast of fairies, wizards, trolls, witches, dragons, and pixies. We follow Ruby and her companion Spotty the frog, on their quest to fill her story-bag before the full moon. The...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny are off to visit Great Grandmother Attica, but it's a scary journey. Can they save themselves, let alone...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny can't believe they are moving to the great Outdoors! How will they get down from Under Roof? And will th...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Wowling has been heard near the draglins' home in Under Shed! Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny come face to face with a scary chat for th...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny have moved Outdoors, but their things are trapped Under Roof! Dennis has a PLAN to rescue them ...But wi...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. What will draglin school in the great Outdoors be like? Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny don't know what to expect, but their classmate P...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Human Beanies are dangerous, especially when they're blowing smoke. Now there's a fire in Under Shed, and the flames are spreading! Can D...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Summer holidays should be fun, but it hasn't rained in weeks. There are cracks in the Underground, and Daffodil, Dora, Dennis and Danny's...



  • Charming Borrowers-style stories about mini-dragons who move from their home in the attic to the great Outdoors. Here comes a fierce crow with a big beak - is this the end of Dennis? It was meant to be a splendid day out from school, but he's got him...



  • Princess Amy is nervous about the dance competition at the end of the school year, but when she accidentally inhales some potent Forgetting Dust, everything changes. Will Princess Amy win the competition?

    ...



  • Children can dress Princess Charlotte and her friends from the Princess Academy for the royal garden party, the ball, and other princess parties, with dazzling gowns and beautiful tiaras. This fabulous princess activity book includes six princess do...



  • This pretty princess activity book includes more than 75 reusable stickers featuring all the princesses from the storybooks published to date, with magical animals and favorite princess things too. Children find the stickers for each page to bring ...



  • The sorceress Lady Lamorna wants a skull-studded gown of deep black velvet but finds her treasure chest empty of gold. That doesn’t stop her from kidnapping, blackmailing, and using more than a little magic to get what she needs. Will all her best-...



  • Thorfinn s father is obsessed with power while his mother cares only for wealth.
    When it is time to choose a bride, Thorfinn decides he must listen to his own heart instead. He seeks the wisdom and experience of his friends, the court jester and ...



  • Do you want to be a PERFECT PRINCESS? Do you want to discover how to be the BESTEST friend, what to wear and how to be kind? Would you like to know how to do the most PERFECT curtsey and how to make great gifts and delicious treats?
    The Tiara C...



  • Thirty-six magical promises to share with your family and friends. Now you can cheer up someone you love, be kind and generous to your friends, or use one as a very special gift. Just sign and tear out to spread lots of princess happiness!...



  • Join your favorite Tiara Club princesses in this enchanting holiday special.

    In these two stories, the girls participate in the Winter Festival talent show. The prize is a trip to the fabulous Winter Wonderland theme park. In spite of nasty ...



  • Author: Vivan French, Lisa Williams, Publisher: Windmill Books Keywords: alien Pages: 31 Published: 2009-01 Language: English ISBN-10: 1607542676 ISBN-13: 9781607542674 Binding: Library Bi List Price: 22.60 USD...



  • A young boy encounters some fascinating facts -- and even more intriguing questions -- in this lively ode to curiosity. (Age 5-8)

    This vibrant book-and-CD series brings the best of our Read and Wonder nature stories to life.

    This paperb...



  • Two new princesses are at Diamond Turrets - and they're twins! Anna and Elizabeth hope to make lots of friends, but will the other princesses like them? Perhaps the magical Rose Petal Picnic will make them feel at home....



  • When the quill writes GO GO GO frantically on the wall, and the House of the Ancient Crones heaves Gracie Gillypot outside onto the path, it can mean only one thing: theres Trouble in the Five Kingdoms. This time its in the form of a beady-eyed, gree...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Charlotte, Katie, and the other princesses from Silver Rose Room as they learn all they need to know to become a Perfect Princess. Princess Charlotte can't wait to see her friends on their first day at Silver Towers. B...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Charlotte, Katie, and the other princesses from Rose Room as they learn all they need to know to become a Perfect Princess. Friendship, magic and a boarding school setting make for lots of wonderful adventures!...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Daisy, Alice, and the other princesses from Silver Rose Room as they learn all they need to know to become a Perfect Princess. Friendship, magic and a boarding school setting make for lots of wonderful adventures!...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Daisy, Alice, and the other princesses from Rose Room as they learn all they need to know to become a Perfect Princess. Friendship, magic and a boarding school setting make for lots of wonderful adventures!...



  • It’s a fine day for dwarf watching! At least that’s what Gracie Gillypott and Prince Marcus innocently think as they set out, unaware that Princess Marigold has honed her sights on Marcus and plans to follow him to the ends of the earth -- fan,...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Sophia, Emily, and the other princesses from Silver Towers as they learn all they need to know to become a Perfect Princess. Friendship, magic and a boarding school setting make for lots of wonderful adventures!...



  • Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Sophia, Emily, and the other princesses from the Princess Academy as they learn all they need to know to become a 'Perfect Princess'. Friendship, magic and a boarding school setting make for lots of wonderful adventure...



  • Princess Hannah is so pleased to be at Pearl Palace with her friends from Lily Room! But when she finds a little black kitten the nasty twins are determined to get her into trouble....




  • It's party time at the Princess Academy -- this special novelty book and stationary set is a perfect first Tiara Club title for younger princess fans It's Fairy G's birthday and the Silver Rose Room princesses have a plan to give her the be...





  • Fairy G is taking the princesses to the Museum of Royal Life! Princess Grace can’t wait to hear the golden nightingale sing, but the horrible twins Diamonde and Gruella are determined to get her into trouble.

    ...



  • Princess Lucy has a secret. She doesn’t like games -- and it’s nearly Sports Day! But when Queen Molly asks her for a special favor, Lucy is in for a real surprise....



  • Princess Emma and Princess Jasmine are visiting the Tiara Club Academy to determine if they would like to become members. Together with the other princesses, they early await the Midnight Masquerade, a huge party complete with masks and ice skating! ...



  • A little fawn has lost its way in Hollyberry Wood. Can the Pearl Palace Princesses help Witch Windlespin find his mother? Princess Ellie has an idea, but nasty Princess Diamonde has one too....




  • The princesses at Emerald Castle are going on a hot-air balloon race to the Princes' Academy! And once there, the princesses are going to have a croquet match against the princes! Who will win the match? And will the nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella ...



  • Watch with a girl and her grandfather as a caterpillar hatches, sheds its skin, grows bigger and bigger, and emerges from its pupa transformed into a beautiful butterfly. Each paperback title in the series includes a CD that features: * an engagi...



  • A pajama-loving Polly is in for a surprise as she scrambles to find the right party outfit in this sweet, child-friendly tale. Polly adores her pink pajamas. She wears them all day long! But of course she can’t wear them to Fred’s party, so al...



  • Princess Amelia is so excited to be starting a new term at the Princess Academy with her best friends Leah, Ruby, Millie, Rachel, and Zoe in Daffodil Room. And what a wonderful surprise -- the Princess Academy at Emerald Castle is by the seaside! Pr...



  • The princesses are off to Emerald Sea World for a school outing -- they can't wait to see the wonderful golden seahorse! When Princess Leah notices Diamonde and Gruella behaving oddly, she decides to follow them. Are the nasty twins up to no good aga...



  • Princess Ruby and her friends go out on a boat with the school fairy godmother, Fairy G, to look for Old Grey, the whale whose beautiful song has a magical effect on everyone who hears it. Why is Old Grey late this year? And will the nasty twins Diam...



  • The princesses at Emerald Castle have an art lesson on the beach one day, and Princess Millie can't believe her eyes when she sees a mermaid out at sea! The nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella refuse to believe that mermaids exist, but they are taught a...



  • When the princesses at Emerald Castle go out on a trip to Seabird Island, Princess Rachel notices a baby dolphin caught in the nets of the fishing boat they are on. Can Princess Rachel save the dolphin? And will Daffodil Room come first in the test o...



  • There is a special end of term tradition at Emerald Castle -- the princesses get to make wishes using a special wishing shell given to the Princess Academy by a generous sea fairy. If the wish is kind and thoughtful, it will come true! Will Princess ...



  • When one of the piglets from the farm disappears, Bethany is desperate to help. Can she and her friends from Tulip Room find him? The princesses must band together to save the little oinker!...




  • Princess Mia, Bethany, Caitlin, Lindsey, Abigail, and Rebecca have been best friends forever and they get to room together. It’s a new term and the princesses are at Diamond Turrets. There they will learn how to look after animals, and Princess Mia...






  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Poor lost Kitten. He doesn't have a name or a home to ...



  • How long does a dragon's egg take to hatch? Find out as this hilariously macabre series continues. In this deadly funny fourth Tale from the Five Kingdoms, it's Gracie Gillypot's birthday, and Prince Marcus plans to show her a flight of dragons as...



  • Little Hamda wants to wear the veil like her big sisters, but must find her own special way to prove she's grown


    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.It's all quiet at the pet shop at the end of the day, ...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.When naughty Wizz Bee and Buzz Bee come home without a...







  • This title is one in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. Cherry, Charlie and Baby Lou have never stayed with Gran on their own before, but she makes sure they have a lovely time. They make cupcakes and have...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Jason and his little sister Daisy B help Mum and Dad w...



  • Business is poor at Mrs Hippo’s Pizza Parlour. William and Mrs Hippo are worried, but when accident-prone Ellie Bear comes to play with William, she takes all their attention! Mrs Hippo decides to take the youngsters out for a ride in her motorbike...



  • The third book about Morris, the lovable fat ginger kitten whose main interest in life is food! A Roaring Good Read for children who are just able to read on their own.Morris gets chased up the apple tree by a great big dog. He crawls to the end of a...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Jason and his little sister Daisy B go shopping, help ...



  • Morris is a lovable, greedy fat ginger kitten. In this story he is afraid of the new cat flat, but how will he get his food which is inside the house, when he is outside! A Roaring Good Read for new readersMorris is a loveable chubby, lazy kitten. Wh...



  • Mum and Julius, Tia and Tim the twins, Jason, Daisy B Ross and Grannie Annie all live in the Story House, along with their pet dogs, cats, Roly the rat and lots of goldfish. Little Ghost and Big Ghost live there too. Every week Little Ghost flits in ...



  • The web of power looks smooth and peaceful -- until a new threat looms -- in the fifth tale from the Five Kingdoms. Prince Albion expects a unique occasion when he starts planning Cockenzie Rood Day to celebrate his kingdom -- and himself. W...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Basma has been wondering a lot about love. What is it ...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Down in the Jungle it's time for bed, but Monkey wants...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Mickey's gran has sent him a magical pencil. It'...



  • When Cat asks Goat to ride in his boat, he has something sneaky plannedA cat in a coat meets a goat in a hat in this short rhyming tale. After a quick boat ride, though, who is wearing what? ...



  • What can Gran do to get rid of the mouse in her house?

    Gran has got a little problem -- there's a mouse in her house and it is eating her cheese. How is Gran going to get rid of the mouse? With a black and white cat? Or with a big, s...



  • Pig has to learn to fly, or he'll never be allowed to marry his darling Piggie 

    Pig Loves Piggie, and Piggie loves Pig, but mean old Daddy won't let them be married! He wants her to marry a pig that can fly, and we all know that pig...



  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Hank can't work out where all his customers have gone....





  • Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his aunt and uncle while his parents are away. Not only does he have to put up with his annoying cousin...



  • A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his a...





  • A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling.Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his ...



  • A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his a...



  • Stunning illustrations enhance a deft retelling of this classic tale of a king, a queen, a princess, legions of suitors, and a treasure hidden in plain sight. Once upon a time, a king and a queen promise to marry their daughter to the young man wh...




  • Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.
    Yippee Emily Mouse is on her way to buy LOTS of ...



  • Black-and-white illustrations throughout; full of hilarious characters; written by a well-loved and poular author; marks the beginning of a new series of stand-alone comic novels.In this stand-alone comic adventure for younger readers, Alfie Onion ha...




  • A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling.Sam J. Butterbiggins' only ambition is to be a Very Noble Knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his un...








  • Leroy Jones is a very ordinary boy blessed with a truly ridiculous name - one that he is determined to keep hidden from everyone. But when he is paired with the bossy Amy Strundle for a project, she''s set to be a thorn in his side and wants everyone...



  • A rollicking fairytale adventure full of magical mayhem, from the makers of The Adventures of Alfie Onion and The Cherry Pie Princess.From much-loved author Vivian French and rising star Marta Kissi comes a spellbinding new adventure. After turning u...




  • A comical and quirky revenge tale about school bullies and sports day from award-winning author Vivian French.Sports day is coming up and Suzi can''t wait to run in the 100 metres. She''s in a great mood - until her class get saddled with mean old Mi...




  • A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children''s author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed.Meet werewolf extraordinaire. Lottie Luna.Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout.Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She''s super-fast,...



  • Award-winning children's author Vivian French teams up again with illustrator Hannah Foley for the second book in the Billy Hippo series. This vibrant, colourful tale is about Billy the hippo who is keen to find a very special gift for his dad's birt...



  • A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children''s author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed.Meet werewolf extraordinaire. Lottie Luna.Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She''s super-fast, super-strong and has X-ray vision. Lottie doesn''t...



  • A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children''s author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed.Meet werewolf extraordinaire. Lottie Luna.Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout.Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She''s super-fast,...




  • A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children''s author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed.Meet werewolf extraordinaire. Lottie Luna.Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout.Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She''s super-fast,...



















  • A gentle introduction to horses will draw both committed horse lovers and those who need a little reassurance before jumping into the saddle.I have a friend named Catherine, and she has a horse named Shannon. “Come and meet her,” Catherin...






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    Bored and lonely Princess Peony wants to learn how to DO things " like cooking! But when Peony borrows a cookbook from the public library, the king has the old librarian who tried to help the princess arrested for "speaking out of turn." Can Peony ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Vivian French has published 204 books.

Vivian French does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Bibi and the Box of Fairy Tales, was published in November 2023.

The first book by Vivian French, One Ballerina Two, was published in October 1991.

Yes. Vivian French has 12 series.