Books published by Macmillan Children's Books

Bear and Hare Go Fishing

Macmillan Children's Books | February 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Bear and Hare are off on a fishing trip, with nets and rods at the ready. Bear loves fishing! Hare seems more interested in his picnic. But after a long wait, the two adventurers catch more than they expect in this tale of fun, friendship and fishy goings-on. Full of warmth and humour, and starring... More Info

Aunt Amelia

Macmillan Children's Books | March 1, 2014 | 32 pages
We were in a bad mood. Aunt Amelia was coming to look after us. When Mum and Dad go away for the night, Aunt Amelia comes to look after one very cross little girl and boy. They do NOT want to be looked after and, even worse, Mum has left a list of boring instructions. But Aunt Amelia turns out to... More Info

Thirteen

Macmillan Children's Books | February 13, 2014 | 336 pages
A gripping thriller about a boy targeted by a murderous cult leader. Fast-paced action for fans of Cherub and Gone. Born at midnight in London, on the stroke of the new millennium, Adam is the target of a cult that believes boys born on this date must die before the end of their thirteenth year. He... More Info

Zoe and Beans

Macmillan Children's Books | February 1, 2014 | 12 pages
Join Zoe, Beans and their new friend Oscar as they pick up snails, jump in the deep end, and even play with a spider. They're not scared of anything! But what about the dark . . . ? Another title in the brilliant series of board books featuring the adorable Zoe and Beans and all of their friends.... More Info

Zoe and Beans - Hello Ladybird!

Macmillan Children's Books | February 1, 2014 | 12 pages
Zoe and Beans have found a ladybird! But where has it gone? It's nowhere to be found in the garden, but they do discover all kinds of other things whilst they're looking. A classic hide-and-seek story -- can you spot the ladybird on every page? Another title in the brilliant series of board books... More Info

The Dotty Dalmatian

Macmillan Children's Books | August 2, 2012 | 240 pages
Business is booming at the Pooch Parlour, so Mrs Fudge hires a cool new assistant who is an instant favourite with all the dogs. Pippa Peppercorn isn't so sure, however - there's something strange about the new girl. Meanwhile, a string of unsolved burglaries and a mysterious spotty dog are causing... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | February 4, 2010 | 32 pages
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Room On The Broom

Macmillan Children's Books | April 14, 2010 | 26 pages
The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch’s hat, bow and wand. They are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, and each animal asks for a ride on the broom. They climb on, one after the next, until the broom... More Info

Aunt Amelia

Macmillan Children's Books | August 27, 2013 | 32 pages
When Mum and Dad go away for the night, Aunt Amelia comes to look after one very cross little girl and boy. They do NOT want to be looked after and, even worse, Mum has left a list of boring instructions. But Aunt Amelia turns out to be rather different from expected . . . and a LOT more fun! A... More Info

The Midnight Library

Macmillan Children's Books | November 26, 2013 | 32 pages
When we are fast asleep in bed, the Midnight Library opens its doors to all the night-time animals. Inside the library the little librarian and her three assistant owls help each and every animal to find the perfect book. But with a noisy squirrel band, an upset wolf and a slow-reading tortoise to... More Info

Dogs

MacMillan Children's Books | March 1, 2012 | 24 pages
Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through this irresistible book of opposites. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolour illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and... More Info

The Odd Egg

Macmillan Children's Books | March 1, 2011 | 14 pages
Each of the birds has laid an egg--except for Duck. So when Duck finds a beautiful egg of his own he's delighted--even though the other birds make fun of it. But everyone's in for a big surprise when his egg finally hatches. Full color.  More Info

The Smug Pug

Macmillan Children's Books | March 1, 2013 | 224 pages
There's a new kid in Crumbly-under-Edge. Smug the pug is clever, funny and full of surprises. And his owner, Tallulah Foghorn, is just as fantastic. PIppa Peppercorn has fallen head over heels for the devastating duo. Dash the dachshund, on the other paw, is not sure. He thinks Smug lives up to his... More Info

The Poodle Problem

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2012 | 272 pages
Nine-year-old Pippa Peppercorn loves helping out at the only beauty salon in the quiet town of Crumbly-Under-Edge. A cosy joint run by the cuddly Mrs Semolina Ribena Fudge, customers and their pets stop by as much for the tea and sympathy as for a trim. But when rival beautician Trinity Meddler... More Info

Orange Pear Apple Bear

Macmillan Children's Books | January 1, 2010 | 22 pages
Now available in board book format, the utter simplicity of this beautiful book is breathtaking. By rearranging just four words, Emily Gravett creates a series of playful images which are a sheer joy ' and intensely satisfying. The loose energy of the pencil and watercolour pictures will be... More Info

Charlie Crow in the Snow

Macmillan Children's Books | October 8, 2013 | 32 pages
Charlie the crow loves his home. But things don't stay perfect for long as the leaves drop off his tree and the water in his stream turns to glass. And then white flakes start to fall from the sky! Whatever is going on? Maybe a new friend can help Charlie find out . . . A funny, snowy story with a... More Info

Goth Girl

Macmillan Children's Books | October 22, 2013 | 224 pages
Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and, if she's... More Info

Emily Gravett Project G (contract 31/03/

Macmillan Children's Books | September 24, 2013 | 32 pages
Little Mouse has found a new book, and this time it’s full of scary creatures. Undaunted, he bravely sets about removing or altering all the scariest bits: cosy mittens to cover the lion’s claws, ruby lips to replace the shark’s teeth -- and he even pole vaults out of the way of the bear!... More Info

Ottoline Goes To School Hb

MacMillan Children's Books | August 20, 2018 | 170 pages
Filled with Riddell's signature wit, this second volume in the atmospheric, delightfully illustrated capers of Ottoline Brown is a tribute to the joys of friendship, mysteries, and shared adventures. Illustrations.  More Info

Ottoline at Sea. Chris Riddell

MacMillan Children's Books | November 1, 2010 | 171 pages
Ottoline and Mr. Munroe do everything and go everywhere together. That is, until the day Mr. Munroe mysteriously disappears leaving a strange clue written in string… Armed with her Amateur Roving Collectors’ travel pass Ottoline sets off on a journey over, under and on top of the sea to find... More Info

Let's Read! The Gruffalo

Macmillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Prince Who Walked With Lions

MacMillan Children's Books | March 1, 2013 | 304 pages
The British Army is circling the stronghold of the King of Abyssinia. Its mission is to rescue the British Envoy, held prisoner. Watching with terror and awe is the king's young son, Alamayu. He knows that his father is as brave as a lion, but the fighting is cruel and efficient. By the time it is... More Info

Patrick Wants a Dog!

Macmillan Children's Books | May 28, 2013 | 32 pages
Patrick wants a dog! But when he asks his mum, she doesn't hear him and his dad is always too busy to say yes. So Patrick decides he'll just have to go and find a dog himself. But he gets more than he bargains for when he comes across a monster instead . . . A funny and warm story of friendship and... More Info

Let's Read! The Princess and the Wizard

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Zoe and Beans

Macmillan Children's Books | May 28, 2013 | 32 pages
Zoe has found a guinea pig at the bottom of the garden. And a tortoise, and a chameleon, and now there’s a noisy parrot! Where have they all come from? The hole in the fence could be a clue, but who lives on the other side?  More Info

Let's Read! Wendel's Workshop

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! Hamilton's Hats

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! Tyrannosaurus Drip

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Let's Read! The Snail and the Whale

MacMillan Children's Books | April 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Let's get reading with Macmillan early readers! Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling children's books by favourite authors including Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell have been specially designed as an early reader to help and... More Info

Tip Tap Went the Crab

Macmillan Children's Books | June 1, 2013 | 30 pages
When a curious little crab tip-taps out of her rock pool to explore the big blue sea, she discovers a world full of wonderful creatures. But after she's counted everything from one noisy seagull and two sleepy sea lions to nine silent sharks at the bottom of the sea, the little crab soon realizes... More Info

Animal Music

Macmillan Children's Books | May 1, 2012 | 24 pages
There's harmony in the air when the animals get together for a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar. Sing and dance along – you’ve never seen a show like it! With trademark Julia Donaldson rhyming text... More Info

Tor Freeman Untitled 1 Pb (19/11/07)

MacMillan Children's Books | July 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Step inside Fancy Feathers Talent School, the most exciting school in town! Coco Crocodile is rehearsing her song and Billie and Pig has a dance to perfect - and all in time for the evening show! But the Fox Clowns are in a muddle and Albert the Magician has made his assistant vanish, COMPLETELY!... More Info

The Paper Dolls

MacMillan Children's Books | December 1, 2012 | 32 pages
A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the clutches of the toy dinosaur and the snapping jaws of the oven-glove crocodile, but then a very real pair of scissors threatens. A stunning, rhythmical story of childhood, memory... More Info

Lunchtime

Macmillan Children's Books | March 12, 2013 | 32 pages
It's lunchtime for one little girl, but she's just not hungry. A visiting crocodile, bear and wolf, however, are starving. It's just as well that children taste revolting! A beautifully illustrated tale of food, friendship and fun.  More Info

Zoe and Beans

MacMillan Children's Books | December 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Zoe has found a guinea pig at the bottom of the garden. And a tortoise, and a chameleon, and now there’s a noisy parrot! Where have they all come from? The hole in the fence could be a clue, but who lives on the other side?  More Info

My Grandpa

MacMillan Children's Books | September 1, 2012 | 32 pages
A moving and memorable book about the very special relationship between an elderly grandfather and his adoring grandson, this unique look at old age through the eyes of a young bear is big-hearted, poignant and beautifully observed. A stunning picture book debut from Marta Altés, an exciting new... More Info

William's Winter Wish

MacMillan Children's Books | October 1, 2012 | 32 pages
William longs for it to snow. Maybe if he makes a wish on Grandpa's snow globe it will really happen. But disaster strikes when William drops the globe and breaks it! How can he say sorry to Grandpa, and will his wish ever come true? A sparkling story of magical winter wishes.  More Info

The Pirate House

MacMillan Children's Books | October 1, 2012 | 32 pages
No one knows who lives in that house on the corner, but when all those seagulls fly onto the roof, Sam Turner says it must be pirates! In fact, Sam Turner tells his friends all sorts of things: that they mustn't look at the pirate washing or they will turn into jellyfish, that at night the whole... More Info

Zoe and Beans

MacMillan Children's Books | November 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Zoe knows exactly what she wants for Christmas, and to make sure Father Christmas does too, she and Beans take a trip across the Arctic all the way to the North Pole. But with a baby polar bear to rescue and a swirling snowstorm to contend with, will they ever make it?! A wonderful Christmas story... More Info

Again!

MacMillan Children's Books | November 1, 2012 | 32 pages
It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime -- there's just time for his mum to read him his favourite book. Unfortunately for her, Cedric likes the story so much that he wants to hear it again . . . and again . . . and again . . . with incendiary consequences! A typically clever and irresistible book... More Info

Wolf Won't Bite!

Macmillan Children's Books | February 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Take your seat in the front row and watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump (literally) through hoops (literally), endure feats of astounding daring-do, and even withstand perilous games of dress-up. Safe in the thought that Wolf Won't Bite! they even put their... More Info

Norma Snows

MacMillan Children's Books | August 8, 2008 | 32 pages
Meet the anteater with big ambitions . . .And an even bigger nose! Norma Snows is amazing! Endlessly helpful, a superb pianist, a brilliant gymnast and a successful athlete, there seems to be no end to her skills. But Norma is worried. What if she does run out of talents? Shed better start... More Info

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