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International Catalogue & Rights Guide 2021/2022

t r a e H & r u o m u H h t i w Stories


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Mozzies vs. Flies Sarah Speedie

32pp

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

9781922503534 9781922503541 9781922503558

HB £11.99 FEB 2022

In a small dusty town, in the sweltering heat, two rival gangs had control of the streets. Fuzz and the Flies ruled the town in the light. While the Mozzies and Cozzie took over at night. When the School Barbeque is scheduled for 5.30pm - how do these two gangs decide who gets the rights to this delicious feast? AVAILABLE

FEB

Jo Gliddon-Baker

32pp

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

FEB

Jacinta Froud

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

Samaria Lemke

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

9781922503411 9781922503428 9781922503435

HB £11.99 FEB 2022

2

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

FEB 2022

2023

Archie just stared, he had been so content. But there s not enough room in little tent!

'

my

I m coming in Archie, said his big brother Billy. I m sleeping in here, my tent is too chilly. ’

9781922503503 9781922503510 9781922503527

HB £11.99 NOV 2021

PB £6.99 NOV 2021

BIG £19.99 2023

Then plopped his paws in glue and stomped them through the glitter.

tall ts raf er. a c knitt h g ta ou thr t pas d h de rig un bo oved He h ds an

32pp

9781922503473 9781922503480 9781922503497

HB £11.99

Dad says there’s a baby coming but I’m not happy. I don’t think babies are cute - especially not little sisters... With everyone else delighted by the new addition to the family, will big brother find a way to get rid of his new baby sister or will he see that she’s not really as bad as he thinks?

NOV

The School Barbeque was the champion’s prize!

• A Christmas-themed romp • Fast-paced adventure encouraging a sense of intrigue • A perfect read aloud book for the classroom

Little Mister Gets a Sister

AVAILABLE

Mozzies and Flies.

Training commenced in both camps right away!

Eddie is a Wonder Dog -this is absolutely true, but Eddie likes to make a mess and he’s pretty naughty too! When Eddie gets loose on Christmas Eve, there’s no telling what kind of mischief he’ll get up to. Can he be caught before he ruins everyone’s Christmas or will he surprise everyone with a very special Christmas treat?

NOV

2023

• Encourages the exploration of the great outdoors • Explores the concept of escaping the city life and alone time •A fun cumulative story which builds suspense and intrigue

Jingle Belly

AVAILABLE

FEB 2022

They’d meet by the bins at five the next day.

Archie loves camping, he loves the fresh air. The sounds in the night, the wind in his hair. But more than all that, Archie just loves his tent. When everyone else thinks that Archie’s little tent looks more inviting than their own and they begin to pile in, Archie has to come up with a quick plan to get them all out. Can you guess how? AVAILABLE

BIG £19.99

So a battle was planned between

• Explores concepts of compromise and working together • A relatable, hilarious and fun Aussie BBQ concept • A fun and energetic rhyming text

Get out of my Tent

PB £6.99

NOV 2021

PB £6.99 NOV 2021

BIG £19.99 MAR 2022

Well, she might be a pain in the booty, but her hair smells all lovely and fruity. She grabs for my hand, now I understand.

• Explores the arrival of a new baby, sibling rivalry and unconditional love • A sweet rhyming story that limerick lovers will enjoy Oh goodness, my sister’s a cutie!

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larrikinhouse.com Roary the Lion Rory Mather

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

9781922503381 9781922503398 9781922503404

32pp HB £11.99 OCT 2021

All Lions roar, right? Not Roary and he’s supposed to be the King of the Jungle! Try as he might, poor Roary has trouble finding his voice. Can his friends help him find his bellow or will he be left with a tiny squeak?

AVAILABLE

OCT

Sigi Cohen

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

BIG £19.99 MAR 2022

‘Laugh!’

He then had a chat with a venomous snake, Roary was scared, she made his legs shake. ‘I’ll teach you to roar if you give me a kiss.’ ‘No thanks!’ Roary cried, with a bit of a…

9781922503442 9781922503459 9781922503466

HB £11.99 SEPT 2021

All Sofia wanted was to enjoy her new school, but sadly… along came a bully named Imogen Baddley! See how Sofia, with humour and heart, deals with Imogen the bully, causing most unexpected results!

SEPT

OCT 2021

• Explores themes of resilience, friendship and determination • Encourages a never give up attitude and problem solving skills • A fun and interactive story for noise makers

Imogen Baddley

AVAILABLE

PB £6.99

PB £6.99 SEPT 2021

Later, she stole my banana at lunch… “Tomorrow…” I promised, “I’ll bring the whole

bunch!

BIG £19.99 MAR 2022

Perhaps you are hungry… Do you want a hug?” She mumbled “No way”, and walked off with a shrug.

• Explores the important theme of bullying and resilience • Clever rhyming text exploring social and emotional issues • A perfect read aloud book for the classroom

Food or Friend? Rebel Challenger

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503374 9781922503367 9781922503350

HB £11.99 SEPT 2021

PB £6.99 SEPT 2021

BIG £19.99 MAR 2022

Did you know that there are berries that are named after a Goose? Or Crabs named after apples and Pumpkin Spiders running loose? Inside you’ll find some Foodie Friends but be careful what you eat. Whilst all of them have funny names they’re not all a yummy treat! AVAILABLE

SEPT

• Explores the relationship between a number of foods and animals • An early introduction to word play and double meanings • A perfect read aloud book for the classroom

Grandma’s Prickly Secret Trudie Trewin

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503268 9781922503275 9781922503282

HB £11.99

Grandma has a secret that she doesn’t wish to share but what if Grandma’s secret could become something with flair? What do you do when you find out your Grandma has a prickly secret...?

AVAILABLE

AUG

AUG 2021

PB £6.99 AUG 2021

BIG £19.99 MAR 2022

‘But Grandma, they’d be useful if you’d let them grow,’ I said. She stared at me and gasped. ‘You’ve got noodles in your head!’

• Explores the challenges of age related changes to the body • A perfect read aloud rhyming book for the classroom • A relatable story of the relationship between a young boy and his Grandma

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Mary Had a Monstersaur Mike Dumbelton

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503329 9781922503336 9781922503343

HB £11.99 AUG 2021

Mary had a dinosaur called Monstersaurus Rex. Not the cuddly little lamb that everyone expects! What happens when everyone in town meets Mary’s huge new friend? Will he fit in? Or was he born to stand out?

AVAILABLE

AUG

Michelle Wilson

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

When Monster went to Mary’s school, he caused a real fuss,

by stepping on the fences

32pp

HB £11.99

Rebecca Ralfe

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

PB £6.99

OCT 2021

• Promotes body awareness and physical activity • Introduces yoga and meditation in a fun and engaging way •Teaches simple techniques to regulate emotions

Milo’s Little Secret

OCT 2021

OCT

Her jaws locked

The animals took

Dhana Fox

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

4

FEB 2022

cover...

…"Breathe Connie, it will all be okay. Don't let a small splatter

ruin your day."…

9781922503145 9781922503152 9781922503169

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

OCT 2021

OCT 2021

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

"Your cat," cried Dad, "is Milo! What on earth is going on?" "That's funny," Mr Moore replied, "I always called him Ron."

But Mr Moore from 44 came trotting down their way, holding up a poster of his cat, who'd gone astray.

9781922503114 9781922503121 9781922503138

32pp HB £11.99 JUL 2021

Fickleton Farm is peaceful and calm until the arrival of a warty visitor. With confidence high, he announces to the animals, ‘I’m Stud. I’m the best!’ But what can a toad bring to a farm? Stud is a born entertainer who is not afraid to fail. He eventually earns his spot on the farm and is embraced by the menagerie.

JULY

BIG £19.99

tight...

they were in for a fright!

• Encourages a sense of adventure and intrigue • Explores people’s pets and the sneaky secrets they keep • A fun and energetic story for cat lovers

Stud

AVAILABLE

and sitting on the bus!

Her breath shortened...

When Milo doesn’t come home after dark, his humans soon realise he’s missing! With the whole neighbourhood on the hunt for the beloved pet, it becomes clear that little Milo has been keeping a very sneaky secret. Can you guess what it might be? AVAILABLE

MAR 2022

9781922503237 9781922503244 9781922503251

Crocs don’t do yoga... or do they? Connie is one snappy crocodile. Any small setback can send the croc into a frenzy, forcing all the creatures on Constant Creek to take cover. Then an unlikely friend suggests yoga to help stay calm… but Connie will need some encouragement. Will she be brave enough to give it a try?

OCT

AUG 2021

BIG £19.99

• Explores the hilarious pairing of a young girl and a dinosaur. • Explores prehistoric themes and out of the ordinary pets. •A fun story for dinosaur lovers.

Crocs don’t do Yoga

AVAILABLE

PB £6.99

Nightmare!

PB £6.99 JUL 2021

From the back of the ute fell a leathery lump, all covered in warts with a hideous hump.

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

It plopped its way over and puffed out its chest,

announcing to all…

• Encourages children to be themselves • A gentle introduction to failure and resilience • A perfect read aloud book for the classroom

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larrikinhouse.com How to Hug a Cactus Emily S. Smith

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503176 9781922503183 9781922503190

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

JUL 2021

JUL 2021

How do you hug a cactus? I’d really like to know. You see, I love my cactus, And my hugs will help it grow. A young girl explores the possibilities of hugging her most favourite plant, a cactus. With a little help from her family members and a gardening guru, she tries a number of solutions to help solve her prickly problem. AVAILABLE

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

But wool is super scratchy, so that didn’t help at all.

• Explores a range of emotions and challenges

JULY • Encourages children to be come up with solutions to their problems

My sister cried, ‘Go wrap it up,

• A gentle introduction to failure and resilience

in Grandma’s woolly shawl.’

The Vampires Next Door Sigi Cohen

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503084 9781922503091 9781922503107

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

Lee has some serious concerns about her next door neighbours. When children in the street start to disappear, Lee knows something is terribly wrong. She feels a nibble on her neck one night and Horace appears, acting batty and in a bad-tempered manner. Will Lee be able to use her courage and grace to come up with a fail-proof plan? • Encourages a love of reading. • Explores the important theme of problem solving and resilience. • A fun and satisfying story for vampire lovers.

Vlad’s in Love Rory H. Mather

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

and bought lots of garlic bread, fresh-baked and smelly.

The very next morning - Lee rode to the deli

9781922503053 9781922503060 9781922503077

HB £11.99

Everyone’s favourite smelly-breathed vampire is back with another dilemma, but this time it’s a matter of the heart. Peggy-Sue is new to Monster School and Vlad is smitten. Frank and Keith are not much help as they are in love too! Will the crew find the courage to talk to their crushes?

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

When she’s near, my face goes red, that can’t be good... because I’m dead. ‘I like this Ghoul named Peggy-Sue, who’s in my class - she’s brand new.

• Encourages children to be themselves • A perfect read aloud book for the classroom

The Perfectly Proper Grand Pet Parade 32pp

9780648894551 9780648894568 9781922503046

Coral Vass

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

FEB 2022

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, USA)

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• A gentle introduction to failure and resilience. • Explores a range of emotions and challenges. • Explores the important theme of problem solving and resilience.

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Lavender and her friends can’t wait to bring their pets into school for the Perfectly Proper Grand Pet Parade. Everything is perfect until a troublesome two start scheming! A fast-paced adventurous romp celebrating animals of all kinds, via light hearted humour and action.

BIG £19.99

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bbons

and frill

s. An abundance of pets, all shapes, every size and everyone hoping to win the pet prize.

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Happy as a Hog out of Mud Sean Avery

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9781922503008 9781922503015 9781922503022

HB £11.99

Warthogs LOVE to play in mud. But not Charlie… Charlesworth Oinkington is a sophisticated gentlehog who would rather sip tea, go bird watching and read poetry. Happy as a Hog out of Mud celebrates difference and acceptance via light hearted humour and cannonballs!

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99 FEB 2022

But, believe it or not, the bushveld was not exactly brimming with creatures who took their personal hygiene quite as seriously as Charlesworth Oinkington did.

“Ghastly!”

Charlesworth was determined to find new friends.

CATED

”new SOPHISTIes.” associat

“Foul!”

Sophisticated associates — who were as clean and orderly as he was.

• Encourages a sense of adventure and intrigue. • Explores difference and acceptance. • Explores the important theme of being true to yourself.

say this, but I do “I never thought I’d throwing…” hope that’s mud they’re

“It isn’t.”

He was all but ready to give up when he spotted them ...

Walking Your Human

Liz Ledden

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780648894513 9780648894520 9780648894537

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? It turns out they know just what humans want – to be walked! And once they’re on their way, these dogs will share exactly how to do it. Walking Your Human is a light hearted look at the very different ideas dogs and humans have about what makes for a good walk. • Encourages a sense of adventure and intrigue. • Simple, easy to follow text. • Encourages children to seek answers to their questions.

Reggie Red

Josie Layton

32pp

alked.

They're waitng to be w

If you ever see your human relaxing, don't be fooled.

9780648872207 9780648872214 9780648886884

HB £11.99

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, USA)

PB £6.99

With freckles and curls so big and so red, Reggie felt worried; “Just look at my head! Others have hair that is brown, blonde and flat, How can I make my hair look like that?” Reggie Red tells the story of a little girl who discovers that beauty is far more than what you see on the outside. • Encourages readers to embrace their uniqueness. • Gently explores themes of inner beauty and kindness. • Encourages conversation about self-image and healthy body image.

Ham

Dhana Fox

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

BIG £19.99

BIG £19.99

That night Reggie yanked

and tousled,

With freckles and curls so big and so red, Reggie felt worried; "Just look at my head!

pulling it down with all

of her muscle.

Others have hair that is brown, blonde and flat,

how can I make MY hair look like that?"

9780648872221 9780648872238 9780648886891

What happens when Ham and his crew discover that they’re destined for the dinner table? Ham is a hilarious farm yard romp, with loveable characters and bright illustrations. The farmyard animals, Ham, Satay, Chops, Stew (and a few chickens) must work together to save themselves from their inevitable fate - the dinner plate!

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

A van had rocked up with a sign on its side with a picture so gruesome - quick animals, hide!

BIG £19.99

‘ I know I’ll be taken I’m gorgeously plump, voluptuous, wobbly, just check out this rump.’

• Highlights themes of teamwork, problem-solving, resilience and facing your fears • Explores where our food comes from by introducing the concept of paddock to plate • Loveable farmyard animals who work together to achieve a common goal 6

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larrikinhouse.com Hugo’s Runaway Legs

Alys Jackson

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780648804987 9780648804994 9780648886877

HB £11.99

Hugo’s legs have run away they simply didn’t want to stay at home where they just lay about Hugo’s legs just wanted out! Hugo Holt’s legs have run away and jumped on the bus! Hugo can’t do without them. How on earth will he catch his runaway legs?

Sharon Boyce

32pp

BIG £19.99

...but in the end poor Hugo wept.

but the ... bus ... is ... faster! ’

• Encourages an active lifestyle with varied activities. • Easy to follow rhyming text / Encourages children to get up and moving. • Investigates a range of different animals and how they move about.

Who is at the Zoo?

PB £6.99

' This,' he wailed, ' is pure disaster. These legs are fast

9780648804963 9780648804970 9780648886860

HB £11.99

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, USA)

If the animals are in the house, the street, at school and in town, then who is at the Zoo? Who is at the Zoo is an action-packed, animal-filled, rhyming tale, guaranteed to elicit a giggle or two, when readers discover who actually is at the Zoo.

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PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

oing hairstyles on a lion’s lusc ious m ane,

and a lemur with my toothbrush spitting toothpaste down the drain.

• Encourages a sense of adventure and intrigue. • Easy to follow rhyming text. • Encourages children to seek answers to their questions.

Big Beach BBQ Carly Taylor

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

Then I find...

9780648804949 9780648804956 9780648886853

HB £11.99

‘G’day Mates! Let’s grab some plates. It’s time to start the party. Grab your tongs. Put on your thongs. Let’s have a beachside barbie.’ Throw on your swimmers and join these much-loved Aussie animals for a day at the beach. With cricket, snags, and stacks of slang. It’s fair dinkum fun for the whole family!

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

Their eyes all gleam. They pick their team. It’s time to play some sport. ................................................

Roo and Croc, check the clock. The battle must be fought.

• Jam packed full of classic Aussie beach culture, this hilarious story is perfect for summer. • Fun, predictable rhyme promotes key reading skills. • Bright and comical illustrations by Vaughan Duck.

Zombie School Teachers Sigi Cohen

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780648804925 9780648804932

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

Some school teachers like children with brains... a little too much! So what do you do when you suspect that your teachers are brain-munching zombies? You keep your heads and run for your lives! Kids love a good Zombie story and this hilarious picture book from the author of My Dead Bunny will certainly not disappoint.

for some crazy reason that wasn't quite clear she started to chew upon Mia's left ear.

She lurched to the door, turned the key in the lock, then pounced upon Mia, and much to our shock,

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Bad Herbert 9780648804901 9781922503039 Mike Lucas

PB £6.99

32pp

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, USA)

There’s a big, chocolate cake at the end of this book. If you don’t believe us, then take a quick look. But beware, for Bad Herbert is heading there too. Do you think he can get to the cake before you? Bad Herbert is a naughty ape who’ll do anything for a delicious slice of chocolate cake. Let’s see how far he can get... • Fun and engaging game rhyming story. • Bright and colourful illustrations by illustrator Heidi Cooper Smith.

Vlad’s Bad Breath Rory H. Mather

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

BIG £19.99

He’s opened the gate! He has learned to pick locks!

Get back in your box! We shan’t tell you again. This river will stop you from reaching page ten.

Bad Herbert, how dare you! Get back in your box!

9780648728771 9780648728788 9780648886822

HB £11.99

What good is a Vampire with bad teeth? Not being able to see yourself in the mirror stinks... but not as much as putrid breath! When poor Vlad’s breath smells worse than death his best friends help him find a way to manage the smell and keep his teeth sparkling clean. Readers will fall in love with Vlad and his quirky friends.

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

‘What can I do?’, asked monster Frank, ‘It’s true my feet smell really rank.’

Vlad showed the monster how to shower, ‘Til his feet smelled like a flower.

• Great way to introduce personal hygiene and cleanliness to kids. • Comes with a full colour ‘Vlad and Friends Hygiene Routine’ poster.

My Shadow Is Pink Scott Stuart

32pp

9780648728757 9780648728764 9780648886815

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, German, Dutch, Polish, Korean, Complex Chinese, Simplified Chinese,Thai, Spanish/Catalan)

My Shadow is Pink is a beautifully written rhyming story that touches on the subjects of gender identity, self acceptance, equality and diversity. ‘Shadow’s’ main character likes princesses, fairies and things ‘not for boys’…he soon learns that everyone has a shadow that they sometimes feel they need to hide. • Encourages self love and acceptance. • Teaches children the concept of diversity, equality and inclusion. • Creates opportunity for open discussion and learning.

Temper Tabitha Jackie Hosking

32pp

My Dad and our shadows,

together we stand.

My heart nearly burst and my shadow

it soared!

I picked up the dress and wore it once more. We ran out the door, this time holding hands.

9780648728719 9780648886808

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Tabitha is naughty. Tabitha is rude. When a brand new hat catches Tabitha’s eye (and the eye of a rival boy), it’s not long before Tabitha throws a temper tantrum and gets all the customers in the store involved. Chaos and madness ensues and Tabitha soon learns that kindness and manners are a much better way to behave.

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

It didn’t take long for the people to choose

which one should win and which one should

lose.

They linked round each other and pulled like a chain,

to-ing

and fro-ing again and again.

• Encourages mindfulness, manners and sharing. • Easy to follow rhyming text keeps little ones excited and curious. • Teaches children the importance of sharing and being respectful. 8

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larrikinhouse.com There’s a Shark in the Loo Sharon Boyce

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780987635488 9780648728733 9780648872290

HB £11.99

Shark in the Loo is a laugh out loud story about a cheeky Shark who shows up unexpectedly in the bathroom on birthday party day. Mum, Dad and the party girl herself try all sorts of crazy ways to clear the house before the party guests arrive, and of course all their attempts are unsuccessful. In the end, the family must accept the additional party guest, who turns out to be a larger than usual extra mouth to feed. • Fun and engaging characters and delightful story.

Skadoodle & Snug’s Magnificent Plan Caroline Tuohey

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

‘What’s wrong?’ says my mum, too busy to stop. ‘The cake is not cooked, and the floor needs a mop.’

But inside the bathroom, I get quite a fright.

m qquuiicckk!!’’ ‘Mum I call loudly, amazed at the sight.

9780987635471 9780648728740 9780648872283

HB £11.99

32pp

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

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Skadoodle & Snug’s Magnificent Plan is a hilarious tale about 2 neighbouring pooches who decide that they’re just not matched with their owners. The 2 dogs come up with their perfect plan for a switcheroo, but even the best laid plans can go pear-shaped.

Miss Willis was older and pottered indoors. Skadoodle preferred to be out on all fours. She wished that Miss Willis would throw her the ball ; being stuck in the house gave her no joy at all.

• Encourages creativity and clever thinking. • Easy to follow rhyming text keeps little ones excited and curious. • Teaches children the concept of ‘fitting in’ and acceptance.

Garbage Guts Emily Smith

32pp

9780987635426 9780648728702 9780648872276

HB £11.99

Rights Avail: (World Excl. Aus/NZ, Korean)

PB £6.99

In the North Pacific Ocean lives a monster made of trash - a hungry, greedy meanie with a handlebar moustache. He blobs about destroying all the oceans and the seas. Garbage Guts is determined to have the ocean all for himself, and will do just about anything to get his way. How on Earth will this beast be stopped? • Fun and engaging story about recycling and the environment • Encourages mindfulness and awareness • Teaches children the importance of caring for our planet and their environment

Would You Rather? James Layton

32pp

‘I’m faster than a bull shark,

and I’m slicker than a seal,

‘Those horrid, hateful creatures! I detest them all,’ he cried, ‘I’m better than the lot of them,’ he said with spiteful pride.

9780987635440 9780648728726 9780648872269

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HB £11.99

PB £6.99

Would you rather... a Hose for a No s

OR

BIG £19.99

26

Toes?

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Would You Rather... a Hose for a Nose or 25 Toes? Would You Rather… Onions for Eyes or Cauliflower Ears? Who doesn’t love a good old game of ‘Would You Rather’…? Get set for some hilarious nonsensical FUN as you choose between two equally silly scenarios at the turn of every page! • Fun and engaging game based on the classic Would you rather...? split scenario. • Encourages engagement through imagination and anticipation. • Easy to follow text keeps little ones excited and curious.

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I Want to be a Movie Star

Mary Anastasiou

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780987635457 9780987635464 9780648872252

HB £11.99

PB £6.99

BIG £19.99

What kind will you be? Pirate Captain? Noble Queen? Superhero? Maybe a Comedian or a star on Broadway? Anything is possible with a little fun and a whole lot of creativity. Join Evie (and Oscar) as they imagine their way through the magic of movies, theatre and play time. • Great introduction to the many genres of movies and theatre. • Encourages learning through imagination and play. • Great way to introduce drama, creative activities, games and craft.

Sally & the Magical Sneeze

Simon Taylor

32pp

9780987635402

HB £11.99

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ, USA)

Sally is sick at home in her room... But then something magical happens... she sneezes up all kinds of wacky creatures who want to have fun and games with her! It’s a wild story of imagination and silliness.

• Easy to follow rhyming text keeps little ones excited and curious. • Is playful and wacky in the story and illustration. • Will make kids laugh out loud.

I Want to be a Rock Star

Mary Anastasiou

Rights Avail: World (Excl. Aus/NZ)

32pp

9780987635419

So you want to be a Rock Star? What kind will you be? A Country Star? A Singer? The leader of a Jazz Band? Join Luke (and Ralphie) as they imagine their way through the magic of music. From country, rap and punk to disco, jazz and rock you’ll discover that all Rock Stars’ dreams begin with just a little imagination.

HB £11.99

I want to be in jazz bands playing big band, swing and blues. I’ll wear a stylish porkpie hat and shiny lace-up shoes.

• Great introduction to the many genres of music. • Encourages learning through imagination and play. • Taps into every child’s dreams of becoming a star.

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