Books published by HarperCollins

The Boy in the Dress

HarperCollins Children's Books | June 1, 2009 | 231 pages
The sparkling debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.  More Info

Merry Meerkat Madness

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 13, 2012 | 192 pages
The fourth meerkat story in the hilarious Awesome Animals series – awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. Told in Ian Whybrow’s unique style this hilarious Christmas adventure is a must-have for little meerkat fans.  More Info

The Great Granny Gang

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 20, 2012 | 32 pages
Here comes the fearless granny gang, The youngest eighty-two. They leap down from their granny van, And there’s nothing they can’t do!  More Info

The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill

HarperCollins e-books | October 13, 2009 | 256 pages
An extremely entertaining compendium of bon mots, anecdotes, and trivia about Winston Churchill from a leading Churchill lecturer and performer -- useful for speakers, students, of history, and World War II buffs, as well as general readers.  More Info

The Snoring Bird

HarperCollins e-books | October 6, 2009 | 512 pages
Although Gerd Heinrich, a devoted naturalist, specialized in wasps, Bernd Heinrich tried to distance himself from his "old-fashioned" father, becoming a hybrid: a modern, experimental biologist with a naturalist's sensibilities. In this extraordinary memoir, the award-winning author shares the ways... More Info

The Ice Princess

HarperCollins UK | March 1, 2011 | 400 pages
Originally published in Swedish as Isprinsessan.  More Info

An Elephant in the Garden

HarperCollinsChildrenâsBooks | August 10, 2011 | 240 pages
A thrilling and moving novel about an extraordinary animal caught up in a very human war, for anyone who loved The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips or The Butterfly Lion By the award-winning former Children "s Laureate and author of War Horse. Dresden, 1945. Elizabeth and Karli's mother works at the... More Info

About a Bear

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 22, 2011 | 32 pages
Starring a very jolly big brown bear, this is the first book for HarperCollins from the talented author-illustrator Holly Surplice. A bear can be happy, a bear can be sad. A bear can be bored, and a bear can be glad! Life is never dull for this bear there are butterflies to chase, trees to climb... More Info

Casper Candlewacks in the Attack of the Brainiacs!

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 26, 2012 | 224 pages
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Mummy and Me

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 13, 2009 | 32 pages
Gorgeous new bear character from the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. The first book in a wonderful new series exploring the experiences of the very young through the eyes of the irrepressibly endearing Humber the bear. Humber's mum is the centre of his world and he... More Info

Kaspar: prince of cats

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 23, 2010 | 206 pages
A heart-warming, colour-illustrated novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and The Amazing Story of Adolphus TipsKaspar the cat first came to the Savoy Hotel in a basket - Johnny Trott knows, because he was the one who carried him in. Johnny was a bell-boy,... More Info

Private Peaceful

Harpercollins Pub Limited | August 1, 2004 | 192 pages
A Stunning Novel Of World War 1. It Is So Absorbing And Atmospheric That You Will Want To Keep Reading To The End. Told Through The Voice Of A Young Soldier It Captures In 24 Hours The Memories Of His Life - With The Harsh Realisation That He Is Also Facing An Unknown Future! &A Deeply Moving... More Info

This Moose Belongs to Me

HarperCollins Children's Books | September 1, 2012 | 32 pages
WINNER of the Irish Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year 2012. An exquisite new book, featuring a boy and his moose, from internationally bestselling, multi-prize-winning picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers.  More Info

The Great Unexpected

HarperCollins | September 4, 2012 | 240 pages
I had big thoughts to match the big wind. I wondered if we find the people we need when we need them. I wondered if we attract our future by some sort of invisible force, or if we are drawn to it by a similar force. I felt I was turning a corner and that change was afoot. In the little town of... More Info

My Brave Year of Firsts

HarperCollins | September 4, 2012 | 40 pages
The tenth collaboration between Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell celebrates the everyday bravery of trying new things for the very first time. While our spunky heroine, Frankie, learns to ride a bike, tie her shoes, make new friends, love her first dog, borrow a book from the library, say when... More Info

Always October

HarperCollins | August 28, 2012 | 384 pages
No doubt about it, little brothers can be monsters. When sixth grader Jake Doolittle finds a baby on the doorstep and his mother decides to keep it, those words are more than just an expression. Instead, they perfectly describe the way his new little brother, LD, sprouts pointy ears, thick fur, and... More Info


HarperCollins | August 21, 2012 | 208 pages
Twin brothers Chickadee and Makoons have spent every day side by side and have done everything together since they were born—until the day the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated. Desperate to reunite, Chickadee and his family must travel across new territories, forge unlikely... More Info

I Gotta Draw

Harpercollins Childrens Books | June 5, 2012 | 40 pages
Elementary school student Charlie Muttnik loves to draw so much that it interferes with his schoolwork, until his teacher comes up with a creative solution. 35,000 first printing.  More Info

Panda Panic

HarperCollins Children's Books | October 30, 2012 | 192 pages
Sit around eating bamboo all day? No way! Ping wants to have wild adventures so when he hears that one lucky panda will get a chance to travel the world, he can hardly contain his excitement. But how to make sure it's him that's chosen?  More Info

Raccoon Rampage

HarperCollins Children's Books | August 1, 2012 | 208 pages
From the award-winning author of the Spy Dog series comes a wildly funny tale in HarperCollins’ Awesome Animals series – the funniest fiction, starring the wildest of wildlife from leading authors.  More Info

Penguin Pandemonium 2

HarperCollins Children's Books | August 1, 2012 | 192 pages
The second hilarious story about the irrepressible penguins of City Zoo, from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. One of the fantastic titles in the AWESOME ANIMALS series – the funniest fiction, starring the wildest wildlife, from prize winning authors.  More Info

A Brighter Fear

HarperCollins Children's Books | August 2, 2012 | 283 pages
A beautiful love story and contemporary fairytale set against the backdrop of the Iraq war, this stunning and moving novel will break your heart, only to put it back together again…  More Info

The Wonderful World of Walter and Winnie

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Introducing the first fantastic tale from the Wonderful World of Walter and Winnie - an enchanting new picture book series from Rachel Bright.  More Info

Paddington Goes for Gold

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 26, 2012 | 32 pages
A brand new picture book featuring Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, as he takes part in a local family sports event, with hilarious results! When Paddington attends a local family sports event with the Brown family, he can't wait to try his paw at as many activities as possible. But,... More Info

Predictably Irrational

HarperCollins | April 27, 2010 | 349 pages
Explores the reasons why irrational thought often overcomes level-headed practices, explaining the structural patterns that cause people to make the same mistakes repeatedly, with new insight into the financial crisis.  More Info

Paddington Races Ahead

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 1, 2012 |
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Pirate Princess

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 8, 2012 | 40 pages
Tired of the royal life, Princess Bea boards a pirate ship and sets out for adventure on the high seas but soon finds she is not good at swabbing decks, cooking in the galley or keeping watch from the crow's nest. 25,000 first printing.  More Info


Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 8, 2012 | 32 pages
Oliver likes finding things out, so when his mother cannot explain the gurgling in the bathtub he builds a submarine, goes down the drain, and meets a group of vacationing penguins.  More Info

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

HarperCollins | September 25, 2012 | 40 pages
'Twas the day before Christmas and Santa was ill. In the cold winter wind he had caught a bad chill. Will Christmas be canceled? Will it come to that? "Never!" cried Santa. "Let's call Pete the Cat!" In this rockin' new spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves... More Info

Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole

HarperCollins | August 28, 2012 | 40 pages
There's a lot going on at the South Pole! There are slippery slopes and frozen floes and wild animals all around. But when one penguin goes looking for adventure, he doesn't see anything exciting at all going on. Could it be he's just not looking closely enough? From the creators of the Berenstain... More Info

The Last Musketeer

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 22, 2012 | 272 pages
"In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, 14-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself 400 years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as ""The Three Musketeers."" Reprint. 40,000 first printing."  More Info

Charlie and the Christmas Kitty

HarperCollins | September 25, 2012 | 40 pages
Why is there a great big tree in the house?!? And why are all these boxes underneath it? Hey—what is that?!? Where did it come from? Uh-oh. This isn't good. . . . This isn't good at all! In this hilarious follow-up to the New York Times bestselling picture book Charlie the Ranch Dog, Ree... More Info

The Power of Six

HarperCollins | July 24, 2012 | 448 pages
They know about the charm. They know about our legacies. They caught Number One, Number Two, and Number Three. They killed them all. I am Number Seven. One of six still alive. We are growing stronger. We are starting to come together. We are ready to fight. We are the last defense.  More Info

Feedback. Robinson Wells

HarperCollins | October 1, 2012 | 320 pages
Benson Fisher escaped from Maxfield Academy's deadly rules and brutal gangs. Or so he thought. But now Benson is trapped in a different kind of prison: a town filled with hauntingly familiar faces. People from Maxfield he saw die. Friends he was afraid he had killed. They are all pawns in the... More Info

The Hobbit

HarperCollins UK | March 19, 1991 | 285 pages
Features a tale of adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves, giant spiders, and conversations with the dragon, are... More Info


HarperCollins Canada | September 2, 2011 | 317 pages
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The Imposter Bride

HarperCollins Canada | March 20, 2012 | 352 pages

Little Wolf's Book of Badness

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 26, 2012 | 144 pages
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Harpercollins Childrens Books | June 26, 2012 | 40 pages
Emily is worried about starting school for the first time, but Foxy waves his magic tail to provide what she needs to be ready.  More Info

New Jumper

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 1, 2012 | 32 pages
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Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School

HarperCollinsChildrenāsBooks | February 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Quirky, witty and brilliant, Marshall Armstrong is new to school and he definitely stands out from the crowd; but will he find it easy to make friends? A highly original take on a perennially popular theme from an exciting talent. Marshall Armstrong is new to our school. He looks different to me.... More Info


Harpercollins Pub Ltd | December 8, 2011 | 144 pages
Tony Parsons has been appointed Heathrow's writer-in-residence, and the result is these seven short stories of high drama, offbeat humor, and raw emotion Here is Heathrow as it has never been seen before: a secret city populated by the 75 million travelers who pass through every year, a place where... More Info

First Week at Cow School

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | November 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Starting school is full of fun in this laugh-out-loud sequel to The Cow That Laid an Egg Marjorie the cow feels quite proud when her daughter, Daisy, starts school. But lessons aren't as easy as they seem. Daisy can't hoof paint or swat flies like the other cows, and cowpat training is a disaster.... More Info

The Sugar Girls

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | April 1, 2012 | 356 pages
Tales of hardship, resilience and youthful high spirits, woven together to provide a moving insight into a lost way of life, as well as a timeless testament to the experience of being young and female. n the post-war years, thousands of women left school at fifteen to work in the bustling factories... More Info

Love Monster

HarperCollins Children's Books | February 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Featuring the only Monster in Cutesville, LOVE MONSTER is a wonderfully warm and witty look at how sometimes, when you least expect it, love finds you... From a phenomenal picture book talent. It can be tough being the only funny-looking Monster in Cutesville, but this Monster is not one to hang... More Info

Even More Meerkat Madness

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 26, 2012 | 208 pages
The third MEERKAT MADNESS book. Like the first two books, this hilarious animal antics adventure starring ever-popular meerkats is a funny, fast-paced, sure-fire hit. The Really Mad Mob is expanding! With new faces joining familiar ones in Far Burrow, the thrill-seeking meerkat pups have more... More Info

Collins Gem Food for Free

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | September 30, 2004 | 239 pages
Fans of Food for Free will be delighted at this new format—ideal for carrying in a rucksack. Over 100 edible plants are featured together with recipes and other interesting culinary information. With details on how to pick, when to pick, and regulations on picking, this new format of a... More Info

Essential Modern Classics - Bugsy Malone

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 1, 2012 | 224 pages
Read the story behind the beloved film now available in Essential Modern Classics. In Prohibition-era New York City, Fat Sam runs one of the most popular speakeasies in town but his rival Dandy Dan is trying to shut him down. Its up to the baby-faced Bugsy Malone to save the day& Packed with... More Info

The Heart and the Bottle Mini HB

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 24, 2011 | 32 pages
Award-winning picture book star Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming, uplifting tale, due to be featured in a major motion picture. Once there was a girl who was full of wonderment at how the world worked. She shared all her dreams and excitement with her father,... More Info

Earwig and the Witch

HarperCollins Children's Books | December 1, 2011 | 144 pages
Everyone knows that orphanages are horrible places. But Earwig has a surprising amount of power over everyone else at St Morwald's Home for Children, and loves it there. So the last thing she wants is to be sent to live with the very strange Bella Yaga... Earwig was left at St Morwald's as a baby.... More Info