Bing’s Splashy Story
Celebrate World Book Day 2020 with a brilliant new picture book story about Bing! It's Bing's bath time and he wants Flop to read him his favourite story. But books don't like splashy baths, as Bing soon learns. Find out what happens when Bing's bedtime book gets all drippy-wet and Bing and Flop are forced to use their imagination to finish the story. A charming new picture book about telling stories, overcoming adversity and the power of imagination. This World Book Day Bing picture book is sure to delight all toddlers!
Supertato: Books Are Rubbish! By Paul Linnet, Sue Hendra
The Evil Pea thinks books are rubbish! Find out whether the veggies can prove him wrong in this brand new mini picture book created especially for World Book Day 2020. It’s night-time in the supermarket, and all the veggies are happily reading their brilliant books. Well, not quite all… The Evil Pea thinks books are rubbish! Is there anyone who can prove him wrong?
Amelia Fang and the Bookworm Gang By Laura Ellen Anderson
Meet Amelia Fang. A plucky little vampire who is just like you and me . . .Amelia Fang is feeling anxious. Everyone in her class has to write their own stories and read them out loud to the class - but for the first time ever, Amelia has run out of ideas! And she doesn't feel like she can ask for help. So she decides to gets some inspiration from one of the many books in Loose Limb Library. But when Amelia and her friends get there, the gang discovers big bite marks in every book! Bookworms have invaded and they chomp through EVERYTHING and EVERYONE in their path. How will Amelia save all the books and her friends before its too late? Sink your fangs into the exclusive World Book Day edition of the hilarious and charming AMELIA FANG by bestselling author and illustrator, Laura Ellen Anderson - perfect for readers of 7+
Alex Rider Undercover: Four Secret Files By Anthony Horowitz
Step into the world of Alex Rider in this undercover collection of secret files created for World Book Day 2020. Go undercover into the secret world of teen super spy Alex Rider in this explosive collection of action-packed short stories. See Alex take action against an imminent disaster, discover the truth behind the death of his parents and get inside the mind of his arch rival, Yassen Gregorovich.
Split By Muhammad Khan
A day can change everything in this exclusive short story from the award-winning author of I Am Thunder, written for World Book Day 2020. Fifteen-year-old Salma Hashbi has been caught with her boyfriend in a totally humiliating misunderstanding. Instantly accused of being easy, she is shunned by everyone at school, shamed by her community and worst of all has disappointed her mum. Enough is enough and Salma decides to fight back against the prejudice and rumours and audition for the role of her dreams. But on the hottest day of the year, with everything against her, can Salma make it in time and show the world who she really is? A powerful story of standing up and standing out from the Branford Boase Award-winning Muhammad Khan
The Case of the Drowned Pearl: A Murder Most Unladylike Mini-Mystery By Robin Stevens
A thrilling mini Murder Most Unladylike mystery, specially written and published for World Book Day 2020. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best friends, schoolgirls - and detectives. And wherever they go, mysteries will find them... While on a seaside holiday with their friends George and Alexander, the Detective Society discover the body of famous swimmer Antonia Braithwaite - nicknamed The Pearl - on the beach. Everyone presumes that she drowned accidentally - but how could such a famous swimmer have struggled to swim? Even more mysteriously, three guests at the girls' hotel all wanted Antonia dead... Can the Detective Society solve this mystery? Or will they sink under the pressure?
Evie in the Jungle by Matt Haig and Emily Gravet
A TRULY WILD ADVENTURE! Twelve-year-old Evie has a talent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking and she can TALK to them with her mind. When Evie goes on a trip to the Amazon rainforest, her powers are put to the test. She makes friends with pink river dolphins, must save an injured sloth, and discovers the secret life of a jaguar. Soon she sees that the jungle is in serious and deadly danger, and comes up with a rather risky plan to help save it . . . A brilliant new story from bestselling author Matt Haig, featuring Evie from Evie and the Animals and with illustrations by the award-winning Emily Gravett.
My Awesome Guide to Getting Good at Stuff By Matthew Syed
Discover the secret to GETTING GOOD AT STUFF in this brand-new book created especially for World Book Day 2020! Bestselling author Matthew Syed is here to bust some myths wide open. So if you believe that ...
- You're either born with talent or you're not
- Mistakes = Disaster!
- Everyone is hopelessly better than me
... prepare to have your mind BLOWN.
Find confidence, resilience and determination in this hilarious and practical guide by learning from the best, getting over failures and nailing your practice. So what are you waiting for? It's time to get good at stuff!
The Kissing Booth: Road Trip! By Beth Reekles
A super-fun romantic comedy short story, set in the world of the bestselling The Kissing Booth - written exclusively for World Book Day 2020! Everyone knows it's TOUGH having a long-distance relationship - especially when your boyfriend is as sizzlingly hot as Noah Flynn. Elle's thrilled her bad-boy-turned good has made it into Harvard, but being stuck back in California isn't much fun without him. So there's only one thing for it . . . a road trip to visit!
And what could be better than packing up your best buddy's convertible, heading out on Route 66, and looking for fun and adventure along the way? Maybe only the person waiting for you at the other end . . .
Where Are You, Puffling?: An Irish Adventure
A puffling has gone in search of adventure – now her puffin parents can’t find her anywhere! They talk to the seal and the gannet and the rabbit; they walk to the huts and the cliffs and the cove. They hear lots of stories of the puffling helping others, but they just cannot find their fluffy, black chick. Finally, they spot her – on a boat out at sea! The puffling is too small to fly home, so the animals of Skellig work together and come up with something very clever …
Dog Man: Three Stories in One
KABLOOEY! It's A BRILLIANT new DOG MAN book for World Book Day 2020 packed with three hilarious stories. Read about Dog Man avoiding a bath at all costs, plus foiling a bank robbery and a plot to turn everyone into zombies, in this action-packed, fully illustrated, laugh-out-loud book!
Dav Pilkey's wildly popular DOG MAN series appeals to readers of all ages and exploresuniversally positive themes, including:
and the importance of being true to one's self
Kid Normal and the Loudest Library
This is the epic, never-before-told story of the Super Zeroes' first ever active mission as real-life superheroes! A brilliant new mini-adventure in the bestselling, award-winning Kid Normal series, exclusively for World Book Day 2020. Join Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes as they team up with wonderful school librarian and secret superhero Mrs Fletcher (whose special power is that her head can turn into a foghorn) to foil a dastardly, 1000-decibel plot. When Mrs Fletcher's friend Margaret disappears from her duties as town librarian, it's clear that there's something strange afoot. A librarian never deserts their post! Plus the library has suddenly started hosting a whole host of ludicrously loud events. Cow choirs, pneumatic drill masterclasses, stamping competitions ... could a dastardly criminal be using the library to cover up a crime of epic proportions? It's up to Murph, Mary, Hilda, Billy and Nellie to get to the bottom of this mega-loud mystery.
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