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Take a look inside A Monster Ate My Packed Lunch – a brand new book in the Baby Aliens series by Pamela Butchart

This July we’re very excited to be publishing A Monster Ate My Packed Lunch – a brand new book in the hilarious Baby Aliens series, from Blue Peter Award winners, Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham.

And today we’re sharing an early preview of the book – you can read the first few chapters below!

Izzy and her friends are on a school trip to a big lake. Gary Petrie is excited because the lodges where they’re staying have ROBES AND SLIPPERS! The lake is dark and deep and a bit scary. But it’s when they open their packed lunches that they know! There’s a MONSTER in the lake and it’s coming for their CRISPS!

Take a look inside:

A Monster Ate My Packed Lunch will be out July 1st – you can pre-order a copy from Waterstones here, Bookshop.org here, or from Amazon here. If you haven’t picked up the brilliant Baby Aliens series yet, you can discover the books here.

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Take a look inside There’s a Mouse in My House

This October we’re thrilled to be publishing There’s a Mouse in My House – the long-awaited sequel to There’s a Bear On My Chair, from award-winning author and illustrator, Ross Collins. There’s a Mouse in My House is a delightfully funny story, perfect for sharing at bedtime.

And today, for the very first time, you can take a look inside the book!

The tables have turned in this fantastically funny rhyming picture book. This time, it’s Bear who has an unwelcome guest, and that cheeky mouse just won’t leave. He’s making a real commotion in Bear’s house – eating all the food, listening to loud music and even spilling bathwater all over the floor! But when there’s an unexpected knock at the door, Bear decides that perhaps mice are actually rather nice!

Here’s a look inside the book:

There’s a Mouse in My House will be published this October – you can pre-order a copy from Waterstones here, Hive here, or Amazon here. And be sure to check out other hilarious picture books by Ross Collins, There’s a Bear on My Chair, This Zoo is Not For You, What Does An Anteater Eat, and This is a Dog.

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Take a look inside Jeremy Worried About the Wind

Today we’re very excited to introduce Jeremy Worried About the Wind – a brand new picture book from Pamela Butchart, bestselling author of the Baby Aliens series and Blue Peter Book Award winner, and illustrated by Kate Hindley. Jeremy Worried About the Wind is a quirky, humorously illustrated story that will open up important conversations about worries and anxiety.

And today, for the first time, you can take a look inside the book!

Jeremy is a worrier. He worries about odd socks, spotty bananas, evil squirrels, burnt toast, dinosaurs and, most of all . . . the wind! His friend Maggie isn’t worried about anything – after all, what’s the worst that could happen? But when Maggie decides to go outside and play in the wind, Jeremy must act fast to keep her out of danger, and he is soon to discover that a bit of courage leads to the most exciting adventures.

Here’s a look inside the book:

Jeremy Worried About the Wind will be published this September – you can pre-order the book from Waterstones here and from Hive here. If you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our book news, you can sign up to our books newsletter here, or with the form below.

Take a look inside What Are Little Girls Made of? – our new nursery rhyme collection

This September we are incredibly proud to be publishing a new nursery rhyme collection with a feminist twist – What Are Little Girls Made of?, written by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Isabelle Follath. And today, you can take a first look inside the book.

This wonderful and inspiring collection of reworked nursery rhymes is also a stunning physical object: we’re publishing the book in a gorgeous small hardback format, complete with jacket and luxurious paper.

With brilliantly funny rhymes by Jeanne Willis, and charming, witty illustrations by Isabelle Follath, these nursery rhymes prove that girls can be the heroes of any story. This book is the perfect gift – a wonderful book for children and adults alike to read aloud or enjoy alone.

Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn’t dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep’s sheep are all present and correct, thank you, and it’s the queen, OF COURSE, who fixes Humpty Dumpty.

Here’s a digital preview of the book:

What Are Little Girls Made of? will be in bookshops this September – you can find out more about the book here. If you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our books news, you can sign up to our books newsletter with the form at the bottom of this page.