14-year-old Leo runs away from her aunt and uncle's home, where she has been living since the sudden death of her musician parents. Leo is driven away by the disturbing behaviour of her uncle. But she is not just wanting to escape her life: she wants to discover the secret behind the feud between her father and his Chinese family.
Julia Donaldson''s much-loved story now in beautiful board book form. Julia Donaldson''s beloved rhyming picture book story about two monkeys who are as different as night and day yet still learn to be friends - with adorable, sumptuous illustrations from Lucy Richards. This gorgeous board book is perfect for baby''s bedtime. Night Monkey and Day Monkey don''t think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other''s opposite worlds, they learn a lot - and they also learn to be the best of friends. Little hands will love turning the pages of this beautiful board book. The perfect storytelling experience for babies and toddlers. One of the finest stories from Julia Donaldson, the author behind The Gruffalo , Room on the Broom , The Scarecrow''s Wedding and What the Ladybird Heard . Full of fun and food for thought, Night Monkey, Day Monkey is beautifully illustrated by Lucy Richards.
A fantastic new picture book all about a football-playing spider, written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo,with glorious full colour illustrations from the talented Sebastian Braun and a sparkling, glittery foiled cover. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn''t know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can''t count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan ... Julia Donaldson does it again in this hugely engaging and funny story all about football, spiders and counting - what''s not to love! The perfect picture book for children of all ages - boys and girls alike. Julia Donaldson is the internationally renowned author of the best-loved picture books in the world, includingThe Gruffalo,What the Ladybird Heard, Sugarlump and the UnicornandNight Monkey, Day Monkey. Julia Donaldson''s collaborations with Axel Scheffler have sold millions of copies, andRoom on the Broomis now an Academy Award-nominated short film. Sebastian Braun studied fine and applied arts at Strasbourg University. He moved to London in 2000 and since then has beenworking exclusively on children''s picture books, having been published by Orchard, Walker, Campbell, HarperCollins and Puffin.
Apollo the Swallow and Chack the Blackbird meet in the garden as fledglings when they are both learning to fly. Apollo explains that he is practising flying to Africa - but Chack doesn't believe him. Chack tells Apollo that the blossom on his favourite tree will eventually turn into orange berries - Apollo doesn't believe him.