"At Ladybird and Puffin we publish books for every kind of story-time. Here are a few of my top picks from our recent publishing, along with a few of my favourite classics to help with those back-to-school blues and inspire you to fire-up your imaginations and enjoy the magic of reading with children."
Alice Moss, Director of PR at Penguin Random House Children's.
Dinosaurs meet diggers in a debut picture book with rollicking rhyme and bold, beautiful illustrations
What's bigger than a digger? Bigger than a dinosaur? DIGGERSAURS are
bigger - see them build and hear them ROAR!
The DIGGERSAURS are busy building something - what could it be?
Children will fall in love with these huge, colourful, lovable beasts as this wonderfully read-aloud rhyming story unfolds. And there are lots of funny details to spot along the way...
A celebration of childhood ‘helpfulness’ by acclaimed author and illustrator Sophy Henn
Hello! My name is Edie. I am EVER so helpful.
In fact I think helping is one of the things I am best at.
Edie certainly is a very good helper, whether it's helping Mummy wake up bright and early, helping Daddy to get everything at the shops or helping her little brother with sharing and knowing what's what.
Sophy Henn's Edie is a stunning and stylish picture book that will be instantly familiar to parents and small children.
Inspired by ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his sons, and featuring an introduction from Tim, this is the perfect bedtime book!
Two space-mad little boys get ready for bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles, before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams . . .
A brand new hilarious picture-book from the incredibly mind of author and illustrator Ed Vere.
Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters - horror of horrors - a Pink Rabbit?
Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry.
A hilarious book with a twist in the tail about getting - and getting rid of – the grumps from New York Times best-selling author, Ed Vere.
PEPPA GOES TO LONDON
Perfect for Peppa fans visiting London, Peppa and George are going on a very special day out to London!
Miss Rabbit's friend, the Queen, borrows a double decker bus and takes Peppa and all her friends on a fun tour of the city's sights in this picture book story based on the exciting new episode.
THE GIANT JUMPEREE
A new read-aloud classic from internationally bestselling author Julia Donaldson, beautifully brought to life by award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury.
Rabbit was hopping home one day when he heard a loud voice coming from inside his burrow.
When Rabbit's friends Cat, Bear and Elephant come to help they are each scared away in turn by the mysterious voice.
He can squash you like a flea
He will sting you like a bee
And he's taller than a tree!
But who is the Giant Jumperee?
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
The classic edition of the bestselling story written for the very young, where a newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food. A family favourite with parents and children alike.
In Spot's first adventure children can join in the search for the mischievous puppy by lifting the flaps on every page to see where he is hiding. Spot is the world’s most loveable puppy, and a No.1 bestseller since it was first published in 1980. This interactive favourite has stayed in the charts ever since.
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