Fing by David Walliams

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Inspire a lifelong love of reading with our award-winning children’s books, timeless classics and brilliantly funny blockbusters. HarperCollins Children’s Books is home to some of the most popular authors in children’s literature today, including David Walliams, Derek Landy, Michael Morpurgo and Oliver Jeffers, as well as much-loved classics like The Tiger Who Came to Tea, A Bear Called Paddington and Mog the Forgetful Cat.

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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
Black Enough

Black Enough Competition: Win two tickets to see The Hate U Give author Angie Thomas at the Southbank Centre!

Check out the trailer for the stunning collection of stories from Jason Reynolds, Dhonielle Clayton, Nic Stone and many more… Black Enough is an essential collection of short stories exploring what it is to be young and black in America, containing stories by Jason Reynolds, Dhonielle Clayton, Renee Watch, Jay… Read More
The Valentines by Holly Smale

Win a Fame Survival Kit with The Valentines!

Get ready to meet the Valentines. Fame – it runs in the family!   Hope Valentine is 15 years old, part of the most famous family in the world, and desperate to become a famous actress just like her mother. Except real life isn’t like the movies. Even if you’re… Read More
The Dog Who Saved the World by Ross Welford

WIN the Ultimate Time Travel Haul Worth £200!

When eleven-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment: a virtual-reality 3D version of the future. But when things go disastrously wrong, it’s up to Georgie and her beloved dog, Mr Mash, to save the world. This is time travel –… Read More

WIN! A Heist Haul Worth Over £170!

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 up to her – a gesture like robbing a bank. An unwanted Saturday job, a prying older sister and his unfinished history coursework are all that lie… Read More

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Delicious debut: Mini Rabbit Not Lost

A deliciously funny debut from a major new talent!

MiniRabbit is making a cake.

Cake, cake, cake!

But he’s run out of berries.
No berries, no cake.

No cake? No way!
So off he goes to look for some…

He’s not cold, not too small.
And, no, no, definitely NOT LOST…

or is he?

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