Stories

Children's stories

Short stories, stories for children, bedtime stories, classic and traditional tales

12 years

The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao

The One and Only Ivan

Winner of the Newbery Medal 2013 Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo ...

£6.99

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3-6 years

The New Small Person

Lauren Child

The New Small Person

Elmore Green started life as an only child, as many children do. He had a room all to himself, and everything in it was his. But one day, everything changed. This brand new picture book from the hugely talented Lauren ...

£6.99

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6-8 years

The Dark

Lemony Snicket, Jon Klassen

The Dark

Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo but mostly it spends its time in the basement. It doesn't visit Laszlo in his room. Until one night it does. With emotional insight ...

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3-6 years

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

Peter Brown

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. Fed up of tea parties, top hats and talking about the weather, he astounds his friends when he decides to go... WILD. But does he go too far? After all, the wilderness can ...

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Exam Fever

21 may 2017

Exam Fever

First, take a deep breath! The most important thing is to do what works for you. There are lots of different suggestions for how to revise and prepare for exams but no two people are ever the ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk: a Book of Nursery Stories

Kathleen Lines, Harold Jones

Jack and the Beanstalk: a Book of Nursery Stories

Jack and the Beanstalk is just one of the ten favourite nursery stories that make up this companion to Harold Jones's book of nursery rhymes, Lavender's Blue. All the best and most-loved stories, such as The Three Bears ...

£10.99

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15 years

All the Truth That's In Me

Julie Berry

All the Truth That's In Me

Judith can't speak. Ever since the horrifying trauma that left her best friend dead and Judith without her tongue, she's been a pariah in her close-knit community of Roswell Station; even her own mother won't look her ...

£10.99

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6-8 years

Extra Yarn

Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen

Extra Yarn

This is an extraordinary new picture book about a little girl who cocoons her cold, grey town in joy and warmth...and brightly coloured yarn! On a cold, dark day in a dull, grey town, little Annabelle discovers a box ...

£6.99

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3+ years

Ten Little Pirates

Mike Brownlow, Simon Rickerty

Ten Little Pirates

Ten little pirates sailing out to sea, Looking for adventure, happy as can be. Are they hunting treasure? Are they going far? Ten little pirates all say, 'Arrrrrr!' Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But ...

£6.99

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Boolino book review - The Snugglewump

25 may 2017

Boolino book review - The Snugglewump

Does this sound familiar - that one toy that you couldn’t be parted from, it’s old and ugly and could do with a wash, but you just can’t bear to be without it?

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12+ years

Witch & Wizard: The Fire

James Patterson

Witch & Wizard: The Fire

Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the Resistance against the merciless totalitarian regime that governs their world. Its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has banned everything they hold dear: books, music, art, and imagination ...

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