Timothy Limpet feels out of place in the troll family – he likes things to be just so, and most trolls, frankly, don’t. Tabitha Lumpit likes things to be loud, loopy and messy and she feels a fish out of water in her very neat family.
Sometimes they wonder if their families really see them for who they are, so when Timothy and Tabitha meet on the bridge they decide each other’s family is a better fit and they swap places . . .
What would you do if you were settling down for a quiet bedtime story and you realised that a crocodile had fallen out of one story and into yours and was – not to put too fine a point on it – furious? Would you slam that book shut, cram it in the bookshelf for evermore or would you be brave enough to peek?
Lily-Rose May will not eat her peas. Even when her father hides them in her food, Lily can always tell they are there, and throws a terrible tantrum. Luckily, the doctor knows exactly what to do. He diagnoses an incurable case of Princess-itus and sends Lily to live at the palace. Unfortunately for Lily- Rose May, the perfect food for a princess is . . . well. That would be telling!
Meet Mr and Mrs Grunt and their son, Sunny, who isn’t really their son because they stole him off a washing line when he was a baby. Follow their adventures in their homemade (badly made) caravan, drawn by Clip and Clop (whom the Grunts took to be one donkey until they realised that they could see them both at once)…
What if some Secret Agents had their HQ in the Jungle? What if some Giant Slugs lived nearby in a huge pool of revolting goo? Would they all play sneaky tricks on each other? And would everyone get covered in oozy slime? You’ll have to finish the illustrations and find out…
The Princesses are staying on the tropical island of Ampali for the summer. It’s idyllic, until Clarabel finds the wounded dolphin and it becomes a race against time to save its life. How will they get it to safety before the tropical storm hits the island?