Fing by David Walliams

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Fing by David Walliams

Win a full set of David Walliams books and a signed copy of Fing!

Design your own monster for the Monsterpedia for your chance to WIN a whole set of David Walliams novels, plus a SIGNED copy of Fing!   Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything for their darling daughter Myrtle. But when Myrtle declares that she wants a ‘FING’, there’s only… Read More

Win your own starter gardening kit with Bloom!

Bloom is the beautifully written, wickedly funny debut from Nicola Skinner, for everyone who has ever wanted more wildness in their lives… Sorrel Fallowfield is the most well-behaved pupil at Grittysnits School. She’s so well-behaved that even the teachers come to her when they need help remembering the school… Read More

WIN! A Heist Haul Worth Over £170!

Some people rob banks because they’re greedy. Others enjoy the adrenalin rush. Me? I robbed a bank because of guilt. Specifically: guilt and a Nepalese scented candle… When fifteen-year-old Dylan burns down the house of the girl he’s trying to impress he thinks only a big gesture can make it… Read More

Free audiobook apps for mobile, iPad, Fire and other devices

Audiobooks are amazing, especially for developing readers. They help with pacing, proper intonation and correct pronunciation whilst immersing children in stories. They are brilliant for reluctant readers too because they don’t provide the barrier of difficult text. Many old recordings are now being revamped with celebrity narrators and amazing music… Read More

How audiobooks can help improve children's literacy

Listen up parents – audiobooks aren’t just a great way to entertain the kids on long journeys; research also shows they’re brilliant in improving your child’s reading skills and a great way to get reluctant readers more immersed in stories. In her article ‘Listen and learn: why audiobooks are great… Read More

"Okay Google, open StoryCastle!"

“Okay Google, open StoryCastle!” HarperCollins Children’s Books UK is proud to present StoryCastle: a children’s audiobooks, voice-activated app on the Google Assistant. StoryCastle is a unique new listening experience for kids and families. Opening StoryCastle leads to a world of magical, classic storytelling and brings the best of our children’s audio… Read More

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Picture-perfect for Spring! Tad by Benji Davies

Sometimes the biggest stories come from the smallest beginnings…

Meet Tad.

She’s the smallest tadpole in a big pond, and lives there with all her tadbrothers and tadsisters.

Although something else lives there too… BIG BLUB! And when everyone else starts to disappear, Tad starts to wonder if Big Blub will get her too…

Or is everyone else going somewhere else; somewhere better? And if so, will Tad ever get there too?

A big story about a tiny tadpole – about growing up, branching out, and taking a leap into life.

From the award-winning author and illustrator of The Storm Whale and Granddad’s Island, and the perfect story for everyone who’s ever grown up, or still has a way to go…

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