Marvellous May Reads!

Cinderella and her Very Bossy Sisters

Cinderella and Her Very Bossy Sisters

Once upon a time a girl called Cinderella lived with her two VERY bossy sisters. When she was not cooking or cleaning, Cinderella could be found mending her sisters’ shoes, or even fixing the car! One day, an invitation arrives to a ball at the palace and her life changes forever in this fun and feisty picture book retelling of a classic fairytale – perfect to share at storytime!

Daddies are Great!

Daddies are Great!

“My daddy’s so special, I tell him each day, I love and adore him in every way!” A heart-warming picture book about the special relationship between fathers and their children, and the ideal tale to snuggle down with at storytime.

My Mindful Little One: Bedtime

My Mindful Little One: Bedtime

The perfect picture book to share to bring a sense of calm and peacefulness to bedtime. Written by child psychologist and mindfulness expert Dr Bernadette Carelse, this picture book introduces young children to the benefits of mindfulness by helping them to settle down at the end of a busy day and prepare for a good night’s sleep.

Pig the Winner

Pig the Winner (PB)

From award-winning creator of Pig the Pug comes a brand new tale about the world’s greediest pug. Pig the Pug is back and this time he is being a great big cheat. But when his latest attempt to beat his best friend, Trevor, backfires will Pig the Pug learn his lesson at last?

The Best Pirate

The Best Pirate (PB)

Pirate Paul is the smallest pirate in the crew. The other pirates don’t let him do a thing because he’s too TINY. But when the rest of the crew get in trouble, it is little Pirate Paul who manages to save the day! With pirate accessories to cut out and keep, this is the perfect picture book for all small pirate fans looking for a big adventure!

A Day at the Animal Post Office

A Day at the Animal Post Office PB

Jack has written a letter to his friend, Polly – but how will it get there? Jack discovers the amazing journey his letter will take as it travels in vans, trucks and planes all the way round the world to Polly’s igloo at the North Pole. The latest fabulously funny picture book in Sharon Rentta’s much-loved A DAY WITH THE ANIMAL… series.

How to Hide a Lion from Grandma (Gift-edition Board Book)

How to Hide a Lion from Grandma (Gift-ed BB)

Now available as a chunky board book, this warm and funny follow-up to the bestselling picture book, HOW TO HIDE A LION, is certain to be a winner with children everywhere. What can Iris do when Grandma comes to stay – can she keep her lion a secret? But Iris is sure Grandma has a secret of her own – what on earth is she hiding in her bedroom?

Zog Sticker Activity Book

Zog Sticker Activity Book

Everyone’s favourite accident-prone dragon is back – and now you can join in the fun too! This fantastic new activity book based on the bestselling book ZOG, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is packed with colouring-in, stickers, dot-to-dots, puzzles, spot the difference, simple word searches and more.

Vlog On

Vlog On!

Vlog On… features all your favourite vloggers, videos, and more: categorised, rated and gathered into one awesome book. Featuring up-to-date news on Zoella, Alfie Deyes, Tanya Burr, Jim Chapman, Tyler Oakley, PewDiePie, Caspar Lee, Sprinkle of Glitter, plus many more.

Disney: Real Life: This is Me: Your Real Life Journal

My Journal

Real Life – the social network of choice for pupils at the International School in London. Three girls, thrown together in detention for very different reasons. One boy, appearing from nowhere. Readers can join in with the world of Real Life in this new journal based on the story of Amber, Andrea and Alice – with quizzes, questionnaires and more.

Marvel Learning: Captain America: English Practice, Ages 6-7

Marvel Learning

Help the kids learn key English skills with Captain America and friends!

Marvel Learning: Spider-Man: Maths Practice, Ages 5-6

Spider-Man Maths Practice (Ages 4-5)

The kids can learn key Maths skills with Spider-Man!

Marvel Learning: Spider-Man: Writing Skills, Ages 4-5

DO NOT FEED OUT Spider-man: Writing Skills, Ages 4-5

Help the kids learn to write with Spider-Man and his friends!

Shopkins: Updated Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Shopkins: Updated Ultimate Collector's Guide

Shopkins: The Ultimate Updated Collector’s Guide is the ideal guide to the new characters from the creators of Trash Packs. With a checklist of Shopkins with main characters featured along with fun-fact bios, quotes and quirky extras.

Lying About Last Summer

Lying About Last Summer

Skye is looking for an escape. Her sister died in a tragic accident and her parents think a camp for grieving teens might help her. But when she arrives, Skye starts receiving text messages from someone pretending to be her dead sister. Skye knows it’s time to confront the past. But what if the danger is right in front of her? YA fans won’t want to miss this gripping thriller!

Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel

Ratchet and Clank: The Movie Novel

When the evil alien Drek decides to destroy every planet in the Solana Galaxy, the Galactic Rangers turn to two unlikely heroes for assistance: Ratchet, a rare Lombax who works as a mechanic, and Clank, a castoff robot from Drek’s own forces. Can they work together to stop Drek and save the galaxy?

Wintergirls (New Edition)


A beautifully written and riveting look at anorexia from acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson. Cassie and Lia are best friends, and united in their quest to be thin. But when Cassie is found dead in a motel room, Lia must question whether she continues to lose weight, or choose life instead.

Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot

Captain Underpants 12:Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot (PB)

The twelfth hilarious adventure is now available in paperback! George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house playing video games—then they switch! But when gym teacher Mr. Meaner uses mind-control to create obedient, perfect robot children, the future of humanity is in their hands!

Jamie Johnson: The Kick Off

Jamie Johnson 1: The Kick Off (TV edition)

Celebrate the new Jamie Johnson TV series with this new edition! Jamie’s desperate to become Kingfield School’s star football player (and in his dreams, Hawkstone United’s, too). But after he wrecks his chances at the trials, the pressure’s on to prove himself.

Owl Diaries 4: Eva and the New Owl

Owl Diaries 4: Eva and the New Owl

Young owl fans will adore this highly illustrated diary series! A new owl named Hailey has started in Eva’s class at school. Eva is excited to make a new friend! But the new owl befriends Lucy instead. Will Eva lose her best friend? Or can Eva and Lucy both make a new friend?

Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts 3: The Return

Fall of the Beasts 3: The Return

A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times bestselling series. Part engrossing book series, part action role-playing game – discover your spirit animal and join the adventure.

Super Loud Sam vs Birdman

Super Loud Sam vs Birdman

Sam’s home town of Topside is full of pigeons. What’s wrong with that? Well these birds are bigger and meaner than your average crumb pecker and they’re acting strangely, too… Can Sam and his faithful chum Nina work out what – or who – is behind these pesky pigeons? And will Sam’s super loud voice be enough to prevent a bad-bird disaster?

The Bad Guys: Episode 1

The Bad Guys

They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys… and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that — whether you want them to or not! For the Bad Guys’ first good mission, the gang are going to break 200 dogs out of the Maximum Security City Dog Pound! Packed full of hilarity, this is the ideal story for young readers!

The Bad Guys: Episode 2

The Bad Guys Episode 2: Mission Unpluckable

The BAD GUYS are back, and they’re ready to do more good deeds, whether you you want them to or not! 10,000 chickens are trapped in a high-tech cage farm! Who could possibly save them? Well, how about a WOLF, a SHARK, a PIRANHA and a SNAKE . . . who’s also known as ‘The Chicken Swallower’? What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

The Inventory: Iron Fist

The Inventory

A fast-paced new adventure series, packed with high-tech thrills! The Inventory is home to most incredible technology the world is NOT ready for: invisible camouflage, HoverBoots, indestructible metals and, most deadly of all, Russian giant war robot: Iron Fist.

Tom Gates: Super Good Skills (Almost…)

Tom Gates: Super Good Skills (Almost...)

Look out! Tom, Delia and the whole Gates family are going on holiday. How will Tom manage to keep himself busy on the most boring campsite ever? By doodling, of course! An exciting new story – with doodle your own elements! A must-have for Tom Gates fans.

Bake-a-Cake book and key ring


Look out! Tom, Delia and the whole Gates family are going on holiday. How will Tom manage to keep himself busy on the most boring campsite ever? By doodling, of course! An exciting new story – with doodle your own elements! A must-have for Tom Gates fans.

Dr Christian’s Guide to You

Dr Christian's Guide to Growing Up Healthy (WT)

Help your teenager tackle the worries of growing up with this brilliant book from TV’s favourite doctor! From coping with stress to getting active, this accessible guidebook is the ultimate cringe-free companion!

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