Check out our selection of 7 Awesome Adventure Books guaranteed to get your middle school children reading. Let the adventures begin!
Do you wish there were more books about kick-ass female role models to share with your kids? Superwoman is all well and good but Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is the real deal. Real women doing extraordinary and inspiring things.
Long journeys and lazy holidays are always easier with one of the Where’s Wally? Activity Books. Look out for the latest additions to this super successful series – Where’s Wally? Takes Flight and Where’s Wally? At Sea.
A beautiful, soulful baby book about the magnificence of each child, who is born with a sparkling glimmering crown of ‘moonlight, fireflies and dragonfly wings’ on their heads – their souls.
Making art fun is Marion Deuchars’ calling. Her range of Let’s make Great Art books inspire creativity, design and art for people of all ages. Making place mat art is just what it sounds like – fun activities that can be made at the dinner table.
Eric Carle’s lovely illustrations make the perfect Christmas counting story. Starting from 1 Father Christmas and ending with 10 presents, this is a cute way to introduce Christmas ideas and counting for little ones.
If you have a Minecraft fan in the house this is a great gift compilation of four bestselling handbooks, including the Essential Handbook, Redstone Handbook, Combat Handbook, and Construction Handbook.
Little Louie is so excited to tell his story but nothing goes as planned. From jelly to chunky peanut butter falling on his head, Louie keeps on, admirably trying to get his story across. Kids will learn that no matter what happens, persevering cheerfully is what’s important, not finishing perfectly.
This charming Dr Seuss-inspired rhyming book about a little girl who likes herself no matter what is the perfect gift to encourage a little self-love. The heroine is a little girl who lists all the ways she likes herself no matter what she looks like and no matter what anyone thinks of her.
One of my children’s favourite things is to pore over The Guinness Book of Records and read out some of the most bizarre and ridiculous things people do to make a record. They love the sports records and amazing achievements humans have made. And inevitably they pore over the Extreme bodies section and giggle and gasp.
An absolute must-have for any child’s library – the tale of a father and his three children going on a bear hunt ticks all the boxes. Beautiful, whimsical illustrations by award winning Helen Oxbury. A clever funny and slightly scary interpretation by Micheal Rosen and a delightfully theatrical chorus: “we can’t go over it, we can’t go under it, oh no we’ll have to go through it!”
“In an old house in Paris all covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. In two straight lines they broke their bread and brushed their teeth and went to bed …” So begins one of the great classic children’s books written by author and artist Ludwig Bemelmans in 1939.