Mole sticks name labels on everything he meets; twig, snail, feather, until he finally comes across a dozing crocodile with a taste for labels.
In which a usually horrid teacher starts smiling and giving presents to the children.
Not about puddings, but a messy little dog, drawn with affection and humour by Tony Ross.
The 7th volume of Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series, out in paperback in time for Valentine’s Day. Greg Heffley’s school burns down after the Valentine Dance.
January and February have seen the debut of 3 new humorous series for children, all of which look set to become must reads for 7–10 yr olds:
Kicks off with Supercat vs the chip thief about a tabby cat who looks more like a treacle pudding in tights than the superhero he wants to be.
Due out later this month, with further titles to follow.
A new detective series full of mystery and suspense, featuring a father and son partnership. It’s already getting rave reviews.
Follows the path of an orphaned child called Sparrow (who first made her appearance in Spin) through the streets of a Dickensian London.