Take a look at our newest childrens titles for December.
Parents and toddlers will love turning the pages, lifting the flaps, and learning all about busy life on the farm throughout the seasons. Watch the mooing cows and their calves emerge from the barn after winter and play in the fresh grass of spring, see how the farmer collects the hay in his big tractor, and watch the clever dog bring all the cows and sheep inside the barn, ready for winter to come again.
Maisy is celebrating one of the world's biggest festivals: Chinese New Year! From hanging up lanterns to receiving lucky red packets and joining in the dragon dance at the parade, this bright and colourful storybook is a perfect introduction to the many joys of Chinese New Year.
When a new baby is delivered to a family of robots, the adults are flummoxed by technical difficulties. Big sister to the rescue! Twist on welcoming a new baby to the family from the three times Caldecott Medal winner.
Come summer, autumn or winter, a little boy is going to make the best of it. Nothing is better than summer, swimming every day and eating ice cream. But a little boy's big sister has BIG news. She tells him that summer is going to end soon - and winter is coming! When winter comes, she says, it will be cold and dark and rain all the time. They'll be stuck on the sofa for days and won't even dream of eating ice cream.
From the author-illustrator of Hug Me and Shy Ones
Sometimes being small means you can be the biggest hero of all! Jamie and Abby are camping with Dad and they tell a bedtime story together. This story will star their favourites: a prince, a witch, a thief and some bears. 'And the frog!' says Abby. This time there's a terrible ogre who's stolen all the keys to the kingdom. No one can get into their homes! No one can start their horses! It's a real mess. Our heroes must sneak into the ogre's castle and retrieve the keys. But when it comes to the crunch, only a tiny froggy hero, who's also a ninja, can defeat the mighty ogre!
Sequel to The Witch and the prince and the thief and the bears
Welcome to the Cat Kid Comic Club, where Li'l Petey (LP), Flippy, and Molly introduce 21 funny and talented baby frogs to the art of comic making. Readers of all ages will unleash their own creativity as they open the door to visual comic book storytelling with the help of Dav Pilkey and his heartfelt, humorous, and amazing cast of characters.
First in a new series for Dog Man fans!
Nothing exciting ever happens in Filomena Jefferson-Cho's small town. Until the day Jack Stalker, one of the heroes from her all-time favourite books, the Never After series, turns up. She must be dreaming! But Jack insists that he's real, the stories are real, and she must come with him at once. Filomena is thrust into a world of fairies, sorcerers, dragons and slayers, where an evil queen is determined to wipe out the fairy tribes. To save the kingdom, Filomena and her new friends must find the truth behind the tale of the Thirteenth Fairy before it's too late.
First title in a new middle grade fairytale series, Never Ever.
Crown Princess Lily of Waldenburg is a secret fashion vlogger. But it's hard to stay secret when her vlog is going viral! She's been asked to style her own line of fashion accessories which she's super excited about. How can she do it without the palace finding out? Being a princess and a secret vlogger is so not easy peasy!
New Royal Rebel title
- Firmino by Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield
This is the story of Roberto Firmino, star of both Liverpool F.C and the Brazilian national team. Follow his exciting journey from his early days at Figueirense and Hoffenheim all the way to the bright lights of Anfield, where he has become a key part of Liverpool's Premier League success. Known for his energy, control and speed, Firmino has proven himself to be a real team player, always there to use his skills to help his team on the road to glory.
The Brazilian striker gets the Ultimate Football Heroes treatment