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Recommended Reads March 2017

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Peppa Loves World Book Day

Author: Ladybird Books
Publisher: Ladybird Books
ISBN: 9780141378312
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

Peppa is a loveable, cheeky little piggy who lives with her little brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig.

Peppa’s favourite things include playing games, dressing up, days out and jumping in muddy puddles. Her adventures always end happily with loud snorts of laughter.

Everyone Loves Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman (Illustrated by Ben Cort)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Books
ISBN: 9781471163074
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort’s vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family!
In this PANTSTASTIC story, join old friends to celebrate the wonder of underpants!

Where's Wally? The Fantastic Journey

Author: Martin Handford
Publisher: Walker Books
ISBN: 9781406376753
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

Join Wally on his quest through magical and bizarre fantasy lands. Hidden in every intricately-detailed scene are Wally and his friends – so let the hunt begin! Full of eye-boggling extras and hours of fun, this third classic Wally adventure comes in a fiendish mini edition and extra puzzling and magical puzzles to play. Wow! Amazing


Good Old Timmy and Other Stories

Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
ISBN: 9781444937190
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton’s most popular series.

This special illustrated World Book Day book contains three of Enid Blyton’s page-turning short stories about the Famous Five, with fantastic new cover illustrations from Laura Ellen Anderson. In Good Old Timmy, the five see a boy being kidnapped at the beach and set out to rescue him. But where have the kidnappers hidden the boy? Could Timmy lead them to the answer?

Join the adventure and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Famous Five in 2017.

Horrid Henry Funny Fact Files

Author: Francesca Simon (illustrated by Tony Ross)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
ISBN: 9781510103061
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

Horrid Henry is the no.1 expert in pulling pranks, running a cool club and making as much mayhem as possible.

And now you can be just like him!

This hilarious book is full of fiendish facts about Horrid Henry, plus top-secret diary entries, club passwords and tips for dealing with annoying siblings.

Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White

Author: Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509840878
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture-book team who are beginning to read on their own.

Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. In this story Mirror-Belle comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to help out with the local pantomime, taking the story off script in a hilarious way.

Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White is an engaging short story by Julia Donaldson and is illustrated by Lydia Monks. It is part of a handful of selected short reads specially produced for World Book Day.

Butterfly Beach

Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Publisher: Corgi Children's Books
ISBN: 9780552576222
Published Date: 23rd February 2017
RRP: £1.00

A brand-new story starring the unlikely best friends of The Butterfly Club, published specially for World Book Day 2017, from much-loved and bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson.

Selma can’t wait to go on holiday with her best friend forever, Tina. But a holiday with Tina means a holiday with her triplet sisters, too – and it’s not long before Selma feels like the odd one out. Can their shared love of butterflies bring Selma and Tina together again?