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!
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.
‘…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.
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!
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!
Goats eat EVERYTHING! Especially when a garden gate is left open and a feast awaits. Not content with strawberries, lemons and beans they continue to munch until all the plants, the shed and then next door’s fence has been devoured!
Illustrated by Leo Broadley.