A teddy bear is probably the most iconic of childhood toys and many of us cherish our teddy, however old and battered he may be, so this book is bound to strike a chord. The little boy's much-loved bear is his companion on many childhood adventures and shows the signs. He now has no arms and no legs, but Stripy Ted still stays in the little boy's bed and is much cherished. Katie Cleminson's illustrations show the special relationship so well and add to the reality of the story.
A lovely comforting and reassuring story, ideal for bedtime and snuggling up times. Baby Frank is desperate for a pet, but his parents say he is too young and pets too expensive. What is Frank to do? Why, rob a bank of course! Finally, FRank has his pet Once his parents find out what he's done, it's time to make amends Enjoy Stephen Collins' lively illustrations and encourage your child to spot and name all the animals in the pictures. A refreshingly different picture book star, Baby Frank could go on to great things.
A moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl's love for her granddad and how she copes when he dies, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho. This beautifully illustrated, powerful and ultimately uplifting text is the ideal way to introduce children to the concept of death and dying, particularly children who have lost a grandparent. An egg has fallen far from its nest and its occupant is trying to find out where he belongs. He meets many dinosaurs, who all have their own special features, but it seems he doesn't belong to any of them. Can he find his parents before dark? The sun comes to his aid in an unlikely way as it sets and soon the egg is back where it belongs.
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Perfect for young dinosaur fans, with colourful friendly dinos to meet. Who will win the battle? Bear loves to be fed by the campers but the park ranger does not want Bear fed. So he puts up a sign: 'Don't Feed the Bear'. So Bear puts up his own sign Soon the two are engaged in a hilarious battle of words but it seems both are missing out, so a different solution is needed.
Delightful cartoon-style illustrations by Chip Wass help tell the story which children will find highly amusing. Friendships are powerful things, and those forged in childhood can be the best of all, as this touching book well shows. Four little girls, all very different, meet under an apple tree and form a lasting friendship.