NO 1 FOR CHILDREN

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! By Fiona Waters in hardback £25.00 (for children of all ages)

This lavishly illustrated gift book treasury of 366 animal poems – one for every day of the year – ranges from unforgettable classics to contemporary works from around the world, including poetry in translation. The spectacular range of poems for children includes work by Roger McGough, William Blake, Dick King-Smith, Ted Hughes, Grace Nichols, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson. Britta Teckentrup’s breathtaking illustrations bring together all the richness and wonder of the animal kingdom, making this poetry anthology a perfect gift that will be treasured by

NO 2 FOR CHILDREN

The Mysteries of the Universe by Will Gater in hardback £20.00 (for ages 6-16)

Journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe with this stunning book about space! You’ll encounter bizarre planets, distant stars, and intricate galaxies. Every page of this captivating book reveals the secrets behind more than 100 celestial objects, from planets, asteroids to black holes and galaxies. Get ready to explore fun facts and exciting new scientific discoveries! For centuries, the mysteries of space have captured our imaginations.

NO 3 FOR CHILDREN

Quidditch Through the Ages Illustrated Edition by J.K Rowling and illustrated by Emily Gravett in hardback £25.00 (for ages 7 and up)

Get ready to learn everything you need to know about the sport at the heart of Hogwarts! Quidditch Through the Ages is the essential companion to the Harry Potter series, a funny, fact-packed fantasy history of the seriously competitive wizarding sport. Bursting with glorious illustrations, magical memorabilia and two super-sized foldouts, this spectacular new full-colour edition pairs J.K. Rowling’s witty, inventive text with Emily Gravett’s incredible artistic imagination.

NO 4 FOR CHILDREN

Rupert Bear: A Celebration of Favourite Stories by Egmont Publishing UK in hardback £25.00 (for children of all ages)

This beautiful collection of stories has been exclusively reissued for the 100th anniversary. Rupert Bear is one of the most beloved and enduring characters in children’s literature. The little bear has had many illustrators over the past hundred years, but Alfred Bestall is widely recognised as the best. The collection contains eight of Alfred Bestall’s most celebrated Rupert stories, including ‘Rupert and Raggety’ and ‘Rupert and Jack Frost’. It also includes several lavish endpapers, a selection of unpublished sketches, an introduction by Bestall’s goddaughter and an illustrator’s note by Stuart Trotter, the current Rupert Bear illustrator. Rupert’s world is truly timeless, and this beautiful collection will delight readers of all generations.

NO 5 FOR CHILDREN

Earth Heroes by Lily Dyu in hardback £16.99 (for ages 7-17)

A stunning new and fully illustrated colour hardback edition of the timely and inspiring Earth Heroes – the ultimate gift for any aspiring climate activist. When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it’s easy to feel as if nothing you do can really make a difference, but this book proves that individual people can change the world. With twenty inspirational stories celebrating the pioneering work of a selection of Earth Heroes from all around the globe, from Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough to Yin Yuzhen and Isatou Ceesay, each tale is a beacon of hope in the fight for the future of our planet, proving that one person, no matter how small, can make a difference.

NO 6 FOR CHILDREN

The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie in hardback £12.99 (for ages 3-6)

The Hospital Dog is a big-hearted tale about a very special, very brave dog. Here is a dog, a Dalmatian called Dot, Is she quite ordinary? NO, SHE’S NOT! After their breakfast and a swim in the sea, Dot and her owner Rose jump on the bus to the hospital. Dot loves visiting the children of Wallaby Ward and they are always pleased to see her too; from a crying baby to a bored teenager – a pat, a stroke and a cuddle with Dot cheers everyone up. But the work of the hospital dog doesn’t stop there and when one of her patients is in trouble, it’s up to Dot to save the day!

NO 7 FOR CHILDREN

Little People Big Dreams David Attenborough by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara in hardback £9.99 (for ages 5 and up)

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.

NO 8 FOR CHILDREN

The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke in hardback £12.99 (for ages 8-12)

In the autumn of 1886, Elinora Gassbeek, matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage discovers five new babies in most extraordinary circumstances: One in a tin toolbox. One in a coal bucket. One in a picnic hamper. One in a wheat sack. And finally, one in a coffin-shaped basket. Those babies were Lotta, Egbert, Fenna, Sem and Milou. Growing up together, these five children know their individuality is what makes them so special – and so determined to stay together. Then a most sinister gentleman appears and threatens to tear them apart. The gang decide to make a daring escape, fleeing the frozen canals of Amsterdam for an adventure packed with puppets and pirate ships, clockmakers and cruel villains – and with only a scrap of a clue to guide them. But is their real home – and their real family – already closer than they realise?

NO 9 FOR CHILDREN

Paddington’s Pop-up London in hardback £25.00 (for children of all ages)

This spectacular limited-edition collector’s item contains six stunning illustrated pop-up scenes that have been taken directly from the smash hit family movie and lovingly recreated for Paddington fans. Now you too can be transported, just like Paddington and Aunt Lucy, into a glorious paper-engineered world and visit iconic London sights including St. Pauls, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, and the Houses of Parliament.

NO 10 FOR CHILDREN

Will You Be My Friend? By Sam McBratney in hardback £12.99 (for ages 0-5)

Big Nutbrown Hare is busy, but Little Nutbrown Hare wants to play so he goes off exploring on his own. He discovers another hare in a puddle – then realizes it’s his reflection. He spots his shadow and wants to race it – only to find it’s just as fast as him.

Then up on Cloudy Mountain he finally finds someone to play with: a little snow white hare called Tipps. And she’s real!