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Each sheet of this bumper, tear-off pad can easily be folded into a brightly patterned paper plane. The cover folds out to reveal simple instructions for making each type of plane and flying tips are included at the back.
Anna is less than thrilled to be shipped off to boarding school in Paris, leaving a fledgling romance behind - until she meets Etienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Etienne has it all...including a girlfriend. But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with a longed-for French kiss? "e;Magical...really captures the feeling of being in love"e; - Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments series "e;A delightful love story with real friendships, and the writing is great."e; - Rainbow Rowell "e;I fell in love with it from the very first chapter... Your fictional crush can move out of the way for Etienne St. Clair. Yet another beautifully crafted, realistic character that Perkins has created, you can't help but fall in love with him."e; - Growing Wings "e;Anna and the French Kiss was one of the best YA books that I have read ever. I absolutely bloody loved it."e; - Lisa Talks About... "e;Stephanie Perkins creates the perfect novel of a beautiful friendship, progressing into a slow burning romance... This novel is a mix of romance, friendships, family dramas, and an English accent... I can't wait to read Lola and the Boy Next Door."e; - Never Judge A Book By Its Cover "e;Who can resist a (possible) romance/coming of age story set in Paris? Anna is someone you can relate to."e; - Reading Teenage Fiction "e;It's the perfect Young Adult book in my eyes. It's highly addictive, with unbelievably good characters, a beautiful setting and a story which I could happily read over and over again"e; - Emma Lou Book BlogNPR's Year's Best Teen Reads, 2010. NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels, Number 53. Cybils Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction, 2011. YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults. 2012 list YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults: Forbidden Romance, 2012. TAYSHAS Reading List, 2012. Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, Honor, 2012-13.
Featuring brand new paper plane models, simple step-by-step folding instructions and a suite of futuristic designs inspired by next-generation planes and spaceplanes, this book is perfect for young and old fans of other Usborne paper planes books.
`Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse... Open this pop-up book and watch an abbreviated version of the classic poem magically burst into life, with scenes including a beautiful Christmas tree and Santa and his reindeer flying across the starlit sky.
A word book that lets you listen to 120 English words, spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 10 cards (each features 12 words) out of the envelope and slot it in. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. For preschool children learning English as either a first or second language.
Journey around our planet and discover amazing animals and their habitats with this fascinating picture atlas and 200-piece jigsaw. The sturdy box contains a vividly illustrated jigsaw of a map of the world, plus a 32-page atlas showing each country and ocean and the animals that live there. There are links to websites for more information too.
Spooktacular scenes burst into vibrant colour as you brush water over the black and white illustrations in this magical book! Sixteen detailed pictures include a haunted house, a family trick-or-treating, witches around a cauldron and lots more. With a handy fold-out back cover to prevent colours running through to the page beneath.
This collection of stories from Shakespeare's plays, with beautiful illustrations and quotations, is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare. Each story includes short details about the main characters, and famous and memorable quotations from the play. This is a fabulous book that will be referred to again and again, by both children and adults.
A bi-lingual Japanese/English word book that features a thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key Japanese vocabulary.
What is the earth made of and what goes on beneath the surface? This non-fiction lift-the-flap book features bold illustrations, simple explanations to complex questions and over 60 flaps to lift. An introduction to geology and geography for young children.
Life is pretty close to perfect for budding designer Lola Nolan, especially with her hot rocker boyfriend. That is, until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighbourhood and unearth a past of hurt that Lola thought was long buried. So when talented inventor Cricket steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally face up to a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door. Could the boy from Lola's past be the love of her future? "e;Magical...really captures the feeling of being in love"e; - Cassandra Clare on Anna and the French Kiss
Step into a world of winter magic with this festive sound book. Little ones will love pressing the pages to hear Christmas carols, robins singing, a crackling fire and much more, and pore over beautiful scenes of animals ice- skating and hanging Christmas decorations. With simple text, holes to peep through and fingertrails to explore.
A collection of fairy tales that includes: "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Snow Queen", "The Princess and the Pea" and other classic stories, as well as a short biography of the author.
Introduces Mrs Boot the farmer, her children Poppy and Sam, Rusty the dog, Curly the pig, Woolly the sheep and all the other animal characters at Apple Tree Farm.
A fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a colour illustration, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene.
The must-read epic fantasy of 2021, as featured on Cosmo, Buzzfeed, BookRiot and Refinery 29. In this West African-inspired world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice, perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther.
How are you feeling today? This lively and engaging exploration of emotions helps young children learn to answer this important question. Topics covered include learning to describe feelings, how your feelings can change, and being kind to yourself. There are helpful notes for grown-ups at the back too and links to websites for more advice.
Little children will love hearing the woods come to life as they press the pages of this enchanting book, and hear cuckoos and woodpeckers, rustling leaves and rippling streams. The colourful pages show birds in the treetops, animals playing beside a river and more, with simple text, beautiful illustrations and cut-out shapes to discover.
Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keys, making this accessible even to very young children. Tunes include Twinkle, Twinkle, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy and more.
Includes coverage that ranges from fighter planes to robots, dragons and sharks. This title features instructions on how to fold and throw the planes.
Little children can press the buttons on the pages of this book to hear the wonderful sounds of a jungle, a hungry tiger roaring, tropical birds singing and a noisy orang-utan who isn't yet ready for bed. The colourful pages show the jungle at night, the sun rising and more, with simple text, delightful illustrations and cut-out shapes to discover.
Little children can discover the magic of making music with the keyboard built into this beautifully illustrated book. There are ten beloved nursery rhymes to play, including Row, row, row your boat, Twinkle twinkle little star and Jack and Jill, plus simple instructions and links to hear all the tunes online.
An easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects. It comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
Brush water over the black and white illustrations and watch as the magical mermaid scenes burst into colour! Sixteen detailed pictures include a mermaid princess, mermaids relaxing on a beach, playing with dolphins and lots more. With a handy fold-out back cover to prevent colours running through to the page beneath.
Latin is brought alive in this entertaining guide for beginners. Humorously illustrated and packed with handy phrases, you'll soon be able to dazzle your friends with your conversation skills. Latin grammar is clearly explained, and puzzles provide plenty of practice.
This inspiring book will unlock children's ideas for writing stories, poems, comics, movie scripts and more. As well as activities for writing compelling story outlines, dialogue and lively characters, there are tips for writing horror stories, romance and thrillers, and even journalism. With lots of space to write in - but no scary blank pages.
The First Thousand Words In French
A compelling, incendiary, and unputdownable thriller with a shocking twist, Faridah Abike-Iyimide delves deep into the heart of institutionalized racism with this compulsive debut.
All aboard this exciting addition to the much-loved That's not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they look at buses with shiny doors, squashy bumpers and sparkly lights. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.
Relax on a cruise ship, catch a flight at the airport or travel on a canalboat in this sticker book full of bustling travel scenes. There are over 150 stickers to bring each scene to life, from cars, buses, planes and trains to tourists, passengers and much more. A perfect activity for a journey or holiday.