Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever

Scarry captures all the hustle and bustle of Busytown through a series of delightful, brightly illustrated stories. Flossie, Big Hilda, Mother Cat, Squeaky Mouse and a cast of Scarry’s most popular characters are off to pick spring flowers, watch fireworks at the Pig family picnic, help the postman deliver letters, and celebrate holidays, family and friends. This is the perfect introduction to everyday grown-up life – ever!

Richard Scarry’s The Adventures of Lowly Worm

Lowly Worm is one of Richard Scarry’s best loved characters, and the star of this lively collection of stories, in which he takes an unexpected ride on a hot-air balloon; helps Huckle find just the right gift for Mother Cat; rides the roller coaster at the fair and builds a castle at the beach. With everything from bike crashes to a big birthday surprise, these stories show exactly why Lowly is one special worm, loved the world over. Every page has something to delight over and discuss.

What’s in the Truck?

‘…Out glides a limo, as sleek as a plane,
With big gleaming hubcaps as bright as champagne’

Children will delight in this silly tale of a dog prince in his truck with a very special delivery . . .

With each page turn a new vehicle pops out of the last. This book has all the ingredients to charm and enthrall first readers and parents alike.

Emergency Vehicles

The fastest police cars and motorbikes . . .
The most powerful trucks . . .
Firefighting helicopters . . .

A thrilling book packed with full-colour technical illustrations and information about emergency vehicles from around the world.

Veg Patch Party

Glastonbury with veg! From the bestselling picture book team behind Kitchen Disco.

The vegetables start waking up
They stretch and rise and shine –
They set up lots of stages,
Cos it’s VEGGIE PARTY time!

Mud, rain, vegetables. A winning combination!

Quick, Barney, RUN!

It’s raining, it’s pouring.
And Daddy is snoring.
Mummy is working.
Oh, EVERYTHING’S BORING.

What can Ruby Roo do on a rainy day? Use her imagination! This jaunty, thrilling rhyming text sees these two intrepid explorers jet off to the jungle in their cardboard seaplane, and swing through the exotic pot plant canopy . . . encountering some strangely familiar characters on their way!

The Chocolate Monster

BREAKING NEWS: a chocolate monster is on the loose! 

Keep watch, and close
all cupboard doors.
No chocolate bar’s secure.
If left at large, 
The Chunk will turn up 
at YOUR house, for sure.

And worse still this fiend will make sure you take the blame! 

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