Usborne Short Classics: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

A superb adaptation of Dorothy’s adventures for newly independent readers. Frank L. Baum’s classic has been specially adapted for this wonderful, fully illustrated edition at the highest level of the Reading Programme. Enjoy Dorothy’s journey in Oz, as she travels along the yellow brick road with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion, before […]

Wednesday and Woof (Book 1): Catastrophe

Can Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, sniff out Mrs. Winter’s missing cat before her big trip? This is the first book of a fun full-color early chapter book series about the best detectives in the Midwest! Detective Tip #1 Try not to jump to conclusions. Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, are the best […]

Watching Women and Girls

When you look at a woman, who do you see? ‘Every aspect of her body or personality was up for inspection: too big, too small, too available, too hidden, too much, not enough.’ A wedding day brings back memories of sisterhood and betrayals; a motorway service station burger bar is the site of explosive violence, […]

Wednesday and Woof (Book 2): New Pup on the Block

Could a friend really have taken Wednesday’s brother’s prized possession? Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, take the case in the second book of this full-color early chapter book series about the best detectives in the Midwest! Detective Tip #2 Don’t forget to use your eyes, ears, and even your nose. Wednesday’s brother’s drone went […]

Usborne Short Classice: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

A marvellous addition to the highest level of the best-selling Reading Programme. Follow Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and join in with their madcap adventures. Part of the Usborne Young Reading series, this retelling of Lewis Carroll’s enduring and popular nonsensical tale is ideal for newly independent readers.

Miss Molly’s School of Confidence

Teaches the importance of confidence and resilience, and overcoming your fears. Rosie Rabbit is shy and scared of many things. So when she and her family come across Miss Molly’s School of Confidence, Miss Molly welcomes her in. Here Rosie learns how to build her confidence, make friends and even teach Papa Rabbit a thing […]

Usborne Short Classice: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

A superb adaptation of Dorothy’s adventures for newly independent readers. Frank L. Baum’s classic has been specially adapted for this wonderful, fully illustrated edition at the highest level of the Reading Programme. Enjoy Dorothy’s journey in Oz, as she travels along the yellow brick road with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion, before […]

A Good Thing Happened Today

A lyrical picture book that highlights good moments – from small to big – that inspire children to become the good news in the world! Written by the creator of Good News Movement, Michelle Figueroa, and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Ramona Kaulitzki. A good thing happened today. Hooray! Did you hear […]

The Prince Rupert Hotel for the Homeless

A story of worlds colliding and a snapshot of modern Britain. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the government launched its ‘Everyone In’ programme, aiming to house the homeless through lockdown. The Prince Rupert, a 4* hotel in Shrewsbury with four poster beds and suits of armour, were asked to play their part and host 33 […]