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MY DADDY IS A SILLY MONKEY  (ages 3+)

MY DADDY IS A SILLY MONKEY
(ages 3+)

A typical day in the life of a single dad, who wakes like a great big bear and then turns into a whirly, twirly octopus as he tries to brush his little girl’s hair, make breakfast, pack a school lunch, tie her shoelaces and send a text. Then he chitter, chatters and monkeys about and makes her very, VERY late for school. Turn the pages to find out all dad’s playful mishaps and guess the animal he will become until by the end of the day, he is a ‘gallumping, bellowing’ monster chasing her through the house, getting everything tidied...
THE GLASSMAKER'S DAUGHTER

THE GLASSMAKER’S DAUGHTER

The Glassmaker’s Daughter set in Venice, with incredible illustrations by Jane Ray who has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award by IBBY. The book is published by Frances Lincoln.                    

Test Zeraffa

A giraffe walking through the streets of Paris in 1827 must have been a wondrous sight.  What was this strange horned, half horse, half camel creature with impossible long legs and a black tongue? Zeraffa Giraffa is the story of a giraffe that is sent from Africa to the King of France as a gift. How will a giraffe with such a long neck and such long legs ever make this journey? Atir her keeper, has plans. She travels all the way down the Nile in a felucca to Alexandria and then across the sea to Marseilles. But how will Zeraffa...

Test Bojabi

THE MAGIC BOJABI TREE is a story straight from the heart of Africa. There are as many versions of it as there are storytellers and the magical tree has had many names. It’s a story for children who enjoy nonsense names and nonsense rhymes. The repetitive element helps the concept of story being a journey. A group of wild animals in a drought-stricken land come across a beautiful tree laden with fruit. But a HUGE python is coiled around the tree and won’t budge until the animals tell him the name of the tree. To find the answer the animals...
ZERAFFA GIRAFFA   (ages 6-8)

ZERAFFA GIRAFFA
(ages 6-8)

A giraffe walking through the streets of Paris in 1827 must have been a wondrous sight.  What was this strange horned, half horse, half camel creature with impossible long legs and a black tongue? Zeraffa Giraffa is the story of a giraffe that is sent from Africa to the King of France as a gift. How will a giraffe with such a long neck and such long legs ever make this journey? Atir her keeper, has plans. She travels all the way down the Nile in a felucca to Alexandria and then across the sea to Marseilles. But how will Zeraffa...