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May 2007

The Carnival of the Animals illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura A beautifully illustrated picture book and music CD based on one of the most famous pieces of music for children. This magnificent project was inspired by Camille Saint-Saens's famous Carnival of the Animals, one of the most famous pieces of classical music written for children. Combining specially commissioned work by eleven acclaimed modern poets and riotous illustrations by Satoshi Kitamura, this package includes a CD featuring each of the poems read aloud to the corresponding animal music. Let the carnival begin!

The accompanying CD, which has been recorded by the Apollo Chamber Orchestra, features Saint-Saens's music and the newly commissioned poems read by Cicely Herbert and Gerard Benson. Judith Chernaik, Gerard Benson and Cicely Herbert are practising poets and founders of the "Poems on the Underground" scheme which places poetry on London's tube network. The scheme has been adopted in many countries all over the world and has spawned hugely successful books. Satoshi Kitamura is a highly acclaimed illustrator from Tokyo, Japan. He won a Mother Goose Award for the most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration, for Angry Arthur. He now lives in London.

Publication Date:

07 May 2007

Age:

6 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YDP,5AG

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B1M79

ISBN:

9781406305142

Format:

225mm x 225mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages


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Gorilla - Paperback with CD by Anthony Browne A delightful book and audio CD set of this much-loved classic from a Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning artist. Hannah loves gorillas and wants more than anything to go to the zoo to see one, but her father is always too busy to take her. When Hannah gets a toy gorilla for her birthday she is disappointed. But in the night something extraordinary happens – the toy becomes a real gorilla, who takes her on a magical trip to the zoo! Children will love reading this wonderful picture book and listening to the accompanying story CD read by comedian Harry Enfield.

Bringing a whole new experience to picture books, the audio CD – which features a full and unabridged story reading – is perfect for entertaining children at home, in the classroom or in the car. Winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal. "Sad, joyous and full of surprises for the sharp-eyed... Browne asks his readers to think... His strong visual images are arresting, compulsive." The Good Book Guide to Children's Books Anthony Browne was awarded the highest international accolade for children’s book illustration, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, in 2000. He has also won the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice) and the Kurt Maschler Award (three times). His distinctive work, known the world over, includes Into the Forest (9781844285594), Silly Billy (9780744570175)and the popular series about Willy the chimp. He lives with his family in Kent.

Publication Date:

01 October 2007

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.99

BIC Code:

YBC,YBCS

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406310887

Format:

215mm x 270mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

October 2007


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We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Paperback with CD by Michael Rosen illustrated by Helen Oxenbury A delightful CD and paperback picture book edition of a much-loved classic! We're going on a bear hunt! Through the long wavy grass, the thick oozy mud and the swirling, whirling snowstorm – will we find a bear today? A perfect bedtime adventure for all aspiring explorers. Includes a CD of the story read by Doctor Who actress Sophie Aldred to listen to with the paperback picture book.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt was the Winner of the 1989 Smarties Book Prize and was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Sold over three and a half million copies worldwide! "Beautifully produced, written and illustrated, this is a classic work for any age at any period." The Independent on Sunday Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet (9781844285204) and Michael Rosen's Sad Book, illustrated by Quentin Blake (9780744598988). The presenter of Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Helen Oxenbury is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of our time. Among her countless books for children are Farmer Duck (9780744536607), winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the British Book Awards Illustrated Children's Book of the Year, and the Kate Greenaway Medalwinning Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (9780744582673) by Lewis Carroll. Helen lives in north London.

Publication Date:

01 October 2007

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBCS,YZ,YBC

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406310948

Format:

255mm x 285mm

Extent:

40 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

October 2007


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Growing Frogs - Paperback with CD by Vivian French illustrated by Alison Bartlett Learn about the transformation from frogspawn to frog with this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. What happens when you take an empty fish tank, add some pond water, scoop in some frogspawn… and wait? Curious young minds will love learning about how frogs grow in this picture book which combines story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, Growing Frogs has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD with fun facts, songs, sound effects and a story reading by TV actor Stephen Tompkinson.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers’ notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk (Spring 2008). "The pictures are terrific and the whole thing will keep young naturalists very entertained." Financial Times Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312065). Vivian French is a professional storyteller and an acclaimed children’s author. She has written novels and picture books, including Caterpillar Butterfly (9781406311617), which was shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award, and the bestselling Tiara Club series. She lives in Edinburgh. Alison Bartlett's first book, Oliver's Vegetables, was commended for the 1996 V&A National Art Library Illustration Awards. Since then she has illustrated numerous children's books including The Tiger and the Jackal (9780744568783) and T.Rex (9781406301700). She lives in Bath.

Publication Date:

07 January 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNN,YBC,YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406311730

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

January 2008


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All Pigs Are Beautiful - Paperback with CD by Dick King-Smith illustrated by Anita Jeram Wade into the wonderful world of pigs with this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. It’s true what they say: pigs are beautiful! Curious young minds will love learning about their habits in this picture book which combines story with information, from a well-loved author and the illustrator of the bestselling Guess How Much I Love You. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, All Pigs are Beautiful has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD with fun facts, songs, sound effects and a story reading by TV actor Stephen Tompkinson.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers’ notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk (Spring 2008). Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406311969). "A homage to the pig from its greatest admirer." Scotland on Sunday Dick King-Smith is one of the world’s favourite children's book authors. His titles include the Sophie books, Aristotle (9780744566802) and The Sheep-Pig, which was turned into an Oscar-winning film, Babe. Dick spent years after World War II working as a farmer before becoming a writer. Pigs are his favourite animal. He lives in Bristol. Anita Jeram is the acclaimed illustrator of the bestselling picture book Guess How Much I Love You which has sold more than 18 million copies worldwide.

Publication Date:

07 January 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNN

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406311952

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

January 2008


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Think of an Eel - Paperback with CD by Karen Wallace illustrated by Mike Bostock Join one young eel as it makes a long journey in this fun, informative, award-winning picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. Dive deep down, through the warm waters to the bed of the Sargasso Sea, as a newborn eel starts to swim towards the rivers he will soon call home. Curious young minds will love learning about the waterbed antics of the eel in this picture book which combines story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, Think of an Eel has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD with fun facts, songs, sound effects and a story reading by TV actor Stephen Tompkinson.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers’ notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk (Spring 2008). "A joy for the eye, ear and heart ... mind opening, inspiring." Guardian Winner of the TES Junior Information Award and the Kurt Maschler Award. Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312010). Karen Wallace was born in Canada, and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. Her childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River, which in many ways is the source of all of her writing. Her books include Bears in the Forest and Think of an Eel Big Book (9780744569308). Mike Bostock was born in Bristol and studied illustration at Bath Academy of Art. His favourite place to read stories is in a deckchair in the garden or on a comfy sofa. He lives in London.

Publication Date:

07 January 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNN

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406312027

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

January 2008


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Gentle Giant Octopus - Paperback with CD by Karen Wallace illustrated by Mike Bostock Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the awesome octopus in this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. Gentle Giant Octopus jets through the water, slides over the seabed, searching for a safe den in which to lay her eggs. Journey with her and discover how she uses her huge tentacles, why she squirts ink and the extraordinary care she takes to guard her babies. Gentle Giant Octopus has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD read by Stephen Tompkinson, with story reading, song, extra facts and a read-along version.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers' notes by CLPE are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk. "A joy for the eye, ear and heart ... mind opening, inspiring." Guardian Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312843). Karen Wallace was born in Canada, and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. Her childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River, which in many ways is the source of all her writing. Her books include Bears in the Forest (9780744562729) and Think of an Eel (9781406312027). Mike Bostock was born in Bristol and studied illustration at Bath Academy of Art. His favourite place to read stories is in a deckchair in the garden or on a comfy sofa. He lives in London.

Publication Date:

04 August 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YBCS

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406312829

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

August 2008


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Surprising Sharks - Paperback with CD by Nicola Davies illustrated by James Croft Find out what sharks are REALLY like in this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. Some sharks are no bigger than a chocolate bar, some have built-in fairy lights and most wouldn't go near a human, even if you were wearing a sign saying "dinner"! So if you think all sharks are giant, man-eating killers, you're in for a big surprise... Surprising Sharks has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD read by Stephen Tompkinson, with story reading, song, extra facts and a read-along version.

Nicola Davies is well-known both as a media figure and as a naturalist, and her infectious enthusiasm for her subject will draw readers in. Supports National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers' notes by CLPE are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk. Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312874). Nicola Davies is a television and radio presenter, perhaps best known as a presenter of The Really Wild Show. Nicola is the author of Big Blue Whale (9781406312607), One Tiny Turtle (9781406311976), Ice Bear (9781406302059), Home (9780744559835) and Poo (9781844287512). She lives in Devon. James Croft has illustrated several picture books for children. He lives in London.

Publication Date:

04 August 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YN

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406312881

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

August 2008


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T. Rex - Paperback with CD by Vivian French illustrated by Alison Bartlett Explore the facts and fictions surrounding the greatest dinosaur of all in this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. Take a trip to the Dinosaur Exhibition with a young boy and his grandad and learn about the greatest carnosaur of all – Tyrannosaurus Rex. Find out what we know about T. Rex ... and what we can only wonder about! Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, T-Rex has been relaunched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD read by Stephen Tompkinson, with story reading, song, extra facts and a read-along version.

A captivating look at the most terrifying of dinosaurs – ideal for reading aloud and classroom study. Supports National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers' notes by CLPE are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312904). Vivian French is the author of the bestselling Tiara Club series as well as numerous picture books and fiction titles, including The Robe of Skulls (9780744583618). She lives in Edinburgh. Alison Bartlett's first book, Oliver's Vegetables, was commended for the 1996 V&A National Art Library Illustration Awards. Since then she has illustrated numerous children's books, many with Vivian French, including Growing Frogs and The Tiger and the Jackal. She lives in Bath.

Publication Date:

04 August 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNN,YBCS

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406312911

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

August 2008


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Tigress - Paperback with CD by Nick Dowson illustrated by Jane Chapman Discover some true tiger magic in this beautifully-written, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. Moving smoothly as a river, her stripy coat bright as fire, mother tiger runs then vanishes in the tall grass. With plate-sized paws and a pink nose the size of your fist, she hunts and swims, cares for her cubs and teaches them all her tiger tricks. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, Tigress has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD read by Stephen Tompkinson, with story reading, song, extra facts and a readalong version.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stages 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers' notes by CLPE are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk. "The story and illustrations alone convey plenty of information, while the detailed fact boxes and index make this a useful first reference book." Guardian Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312966). Nick Dowson, now an English and Drama teacher, has worked as a bracken cutter, a graphic designer, and as one of the dynamite crew for a survey company. Nick lives with his partner in Suffolk. Jane Chapman, who does all her painting in her kitchen and has a seventy-year-old tortoise (which is now a family heirloom!), is also the illustrator of the non-fiction bestseller The Emperor's Egg (9780744582215).

Publication Date:

04 August 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YBCS

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406312959

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

August 2008


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Ice Bear - Paperback with CD by Nicola Davies illustrated by Gary Blythe An informative, gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear, complete with story CD. Huge, magnificent, alone, a white bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter, tender mother and gentle playmate - she shares this land of ice and snow with the Inuit people, who watch and learn from her. Come on an unforgettable journey into the world of the polar bear... Containing factual information suitable for classroom projects and activities, and including a CD of the story, this emotive, atmospheric picture book brings the icy grandeur of the Arctic to life.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teacher’s notes will be available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk in Spring 2008. Emotive, atmospheric illustrations bring the icy grandeur of the Arctic to life. Nicola Davies is an author and zoologist. She says the Arctic is the most extraordinary place she has ever been. Nicola wanted to capture its magic by writing about the two ultimate Arctic survivors, polar bears and the Inuit people. Nicola is also the author of Big Blue Whale, Surprising Sharks and Poo. Gary Blythe is an award-winning illustrator. His first children's picture book, The Whales' Song, written by Dyan Sheldon, won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1990. With enormous scope, emotion and detail, Gary has captured the icy grandeur of the Arctic in the picture book Ice Bear (by Nicola Davies), and sent many shivers down spines with his terrifying illustrations for Bram Stoker's Dracula (retold by Jan Needle), as well as illustrating numerous other childrenís picture books. Gary lives in the Wirral, near Liverpool.

Publication Date:

01 December 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406313031

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

December 2008


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Walk with a Wolf - Paperback with CD by Janni Howker illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies A non-fiction picture book by one of today's most acclaimed authors about one of the world's most magnificent creatures. Come with award-winning author Janni Howker on a spellbinding journey to the far, wild north, to the Yukon territory of north-western Canada, and meet one of the world's most magnificent, yet misunderstood, creatures: the wolf. Be part of the pack and walk, run, howl, hunt, eat, sleep and dream like a wolf. A non-fiction picture-book by one of today's most acclaimed authors. In the accompanying CD, actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of wolves through information, music and story.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teacher’s notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk . Shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award and Highly Commended for the TES Junior Information Book Award. A spell-binding non-fiction picture book about one of the world's most mysterious and magnificent creatures. Janni Howker has won many awards for her work. Badger on the Barge, her first book, won the International Reading Association Children's Book Award, as well as being Commended for the Whitbread Award and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It is now a set book for Key Stage 3 of the national Curriculum. Another of her books, The Nature of the Beast was made into a major feature film shown in cinemas and on TV. She lives in Cumbria with her husband, their son and a variety of animals. Sarah Fox-Davies was born in London in 1956, and studied at Hornsey and Croydon Colleges of Art, before taking a four-year course in Graphic Design and Illustration. Focussing on illustrating animals in their natural environments (bats, beavers, bears, cats, wolves and even a caribou), Sarah also has a particular interest in natural history, and has contributed illustrations to a number of field guides and gardening books. She now lives in Wales.

Publication Date:

01 December 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406313093

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

December 2008


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White Owl, Barn Owl - Paperback with CD by Nicola Davies illustrated by Michael Foreman Get to know these rare and beautiful birds in this warmly illustrated non-fiction picture book with story CD. The little girl in this book has never seen a barn owl, but one day her grandpa puts a nest-box high in the old oak tree. They wait and they wait until one spring night, just as the sky goes pink, a pale face looks out of it, then takes off towards them... A non-fiction picture-book by one of today's most acclaimed authors. In the accompanying CD, actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of barn owls through information, music and story.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teacher’s notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co.uk. Encourages children to think, feel and imagine as they learn. Nicola Davies is an author and zoologist. Nicola is also the author of Big Blue Whale, Surprising Sharks and Poo. Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading creators of children's books. Working alone on popular titles such as Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish, War Boy and best-selling collections of nursery and playtime rhymes, he also illustrates the work of other authors as diverse as Terry Jones and Michael Morpurgo, Dickens, Shakespeare and Wilde. Michael lives in London.

Publication Date:

01 December 2008

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.98 (Inc. VAT)

BIC Code:

YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406313116

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

December 2008


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Bears in the Forest - Paperback with CD by Karen Wallace illustrated by Barbara Firth Welcome to the wonderful world of bears, told through story and song with Stephen Tompkinson. Deep in a forest cave, a mother bear gives birth to two tiny cubs. As they grow, she teaches them how to climb and fish, and all the things they need to know to survive in the wild. For one day, during the second summer, they will leave her to find homes of their own. In the accompanying CD (approx.15 minutes), actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of bears through information, music and story.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers’ notes are available to download free from www.walker.co.uk. Also available as a paperback edition without CD (9781406318708) Stephen Tompkinson presents the life of a bear family through story and song. Karen Wallace was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. She has done many jobs in her life including working in public relations, running her own publishing company, making pizzas, singing in a cabaret act and a bluegrass band - but throughout her life she has always made up stories and wanted to be a writer. Her books include Bears in the Forest and Think of an Eel. Barbara Firth is a Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator and has worked on numerous picture books by Martin Waddell including the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark.

Publication Date:

02 March 2009

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A5M79

ISBN:

9781406318203

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

March 2009


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Tracks of a Panda - Paperback with CD by Nick Dowson illustrated by Yu Rong A tender tale of the survival of one of our world's best-loved and most endangered bears with accompanying CD. High on a mist-wrapped mountain in China, a mother panda holds her newborn cub gently in her giant paw. Through harsh winter and lush spring, she must protect and care for him while he grows and learns to walk, swim, climb and feed himself. In the accompanying CD (aprox. 90 min), actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of pandas through information, music and story.

Part of the Nature Storybook series, encouraging children to think, feel and imagine as they learn. Suitable for Key Stage 1 class activities. "The best information books are so interesting that they make you want to find out more. The Nature Storybooks do just that." Margaret Meek, Insitutue of Education Nick Dowson, now an English and Drama teacher, has worked as a bracken cutter, a graphic designer, and as one of the dynamite crew for a survey company. Nick lives with his partner in Suffolk. Yu Rong was born and raised in China. She worked as a computer designer, arts and crafts creator and children's book illustrator for five years before moving to England with her husband.

Publication Date:

02 March 2009

Age:

5 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YNNR

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A5M79

ISBN:

9781406318395

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

March 2009


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Five Minutes' Peace - Paperback with CD by Jill Murphy A modern picture-book classic, now with story CD – there's never a dull moment with the Large Family! One morning Mrs Large, needing some peace and quiet away from her boisterous children, decides to take refuge in the bathroom. She fills herself a foamy bubble-bath and takes in a tray of her favourite breakfast ... but finds her peace is to be very short-lived! Read by Miriam Margoyles. Running time approx 12 minutes.

Winner of the Best Books for Babies Award. The Large Family series has sold nearly four million copies worldwide. "Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child." The Daily Telegraph Jill Murphy is one of this country's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. She won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Publication Date:

06 July 2009

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBCS,YZ

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406320831

Format:

215mm x 260mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2009


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All In One Piece - Paperback with CD by Jill Murphy

Mr and Mrs Large are getting ready for the office dinner-dance. But with Lester, Laura, Luke and the baby around, they'll be lucky to get out of the house all in one piece! Read by Miriam Margoyles. Duration approx 10 minutes.

Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for The Children's Book Award. "Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child." The Daily Telegraph The Large Family series has sold four million copies worldwide. Jill Murphy is one of the UK's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. Jill won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Publication Date:

06 July 2009

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBC,YBCS

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406320862

Format:

215mm x 260mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2009


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A Quiet Night In - Paperback with CD by Jill Murphy

It's Mr Large's birthday and Mrs Large has prepared him a meal, as they're going to celebrate with a quiet night in. But as usual in the Large household, things don't go to plan, and Mr and Mrs Large fall asleep on the sofa! So the little Larges sneak off to bed with all the lovingly prepared food... Read by Miriam Margoyles. Duration approx 14 minutes.

Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. "Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child." The Daily Telegraph The Large Family series has sold four million copies worldwide. Jill Murphy is one of the UK's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. Jill won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Publication Date:

06 July 2009

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBCS,YBCH

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406320893

Format:

215mm x 260mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2009


ADVANCE INFORMATION Character and Series

A Piece of Cake - Paperback with CD by Jill Murphy

When Mrs Large decides she is too fat, she puts the whole family on a diet. Biscuits and crisps are out; healthy meals and healthy jogs are in. But for hungry elephants, dieting is definitely not a piece of cake! Read by Miriam Margoyles. Duration approx 12 minutes.

The Large Family series has sold nearly four million copies worldwide. "Family life is beautifully observed with a humour that appeals to both adult and child." The Daily Telegraph Jill Murphy is one of this country's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen. She won the Smarties Prize for The Last Noo-noo in 1995. She lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Publication Date:

06 July 2009

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBCS,YBC

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406320930

Format:

215mm x 260mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2009


ADVANCE INFORMATION Character and Series

Mr Large In Charge - Paperback with CD by Jill Murphy

Mrs Large isn't feeling well so Mr Large sends her back to bed. "I'll take charge," he says. So while he and the children get busy hoovering, dusting and tidying, Mrs Large settles down for a nice rest. But Mrs Large's restful day is not as restful as she'd hoped! Read by Miriam Margoyles. Duration approximately 21 minutes.

The fifth title in the award-winning series from Smarties Book Prize-winning author, Jill Murphy. The Large Family series has sold nearly four million copies worldwide! "Even small families recognise themselves in the Large family... Jill Murphy's latest insightful snapshot of parenthood [is] a thumpingly entertaining picture book about elephants, and us." The Sunday Times Jill Murphy is one of this country's best-known author/illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen, and won the Smarties Book Prize for The Last Noonoo. Jill lives in Bodmin, Cornwall.

Publication Date:

06 July 2009

Age:

3 years +

Price:

ÂŁ6.99

BIC Code:

YBC

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

A3M79

ISBN:

9781406320961

Format:

215mm x 260mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2009


ADVANCE INFORMATION Audio Books and DVDs

A Field Full of Horses - Paperback with CD by Peter Hansard illustrated by Kenneth Lilly Learn all about horses in this fun, informative picture book and CD, part of the new Nature Storybooks series. See how a horse trots, canters and gallops, and learn about its habits, diet and more in this picture book which combines story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, A Field Full of Horses has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look and accompanying CD with fun facts, songs, sound effects and a story reading by TV actor Stephen Tompkinson.

Supports National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2: Life processes and living things. Accompanying teachers’ notes are available to download free from www.walkerbooks.co. uk (Spring 2008). Also available in a library edition without CD (9781406312805). Also available in the Nature Storybooks with CD series: Caterpillar Butterfly (9781406311617), Big Blue Whale (9781406312607), Bat Loves the Night (9781406312744), Think of an Eel (9781406312027), One Tiny Turtle (9781406311976), Growing Frogs (9781406311730) and All Pigs Are Beautiful (9781406311952). Peter Hansard is a children’s author living in New Zealand.

Publication Date:

05 July 2010

Age:

5 years +

Price:

£6.99

BIC Code:

YFW,YNN

Binding:

Paperback

CBMC Code:

B5M79

ISBN:

9781406330915

Format:

270mm x 245mm

Extent:

32 pages

Rights Held:

World; all languages

July 2010


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