• Children's & YA
      October 2007

      The Deadly World of Bugs, Snakes, Spiders and Crocodiles

      The dramatic lives and conflicts of the worldÔøΩs strangest creatures

      by Barbara Taylor

      This comprehensive guide captures the enthralling world of reptiles and insects from all over the globe. From poisonous snakes and fearsome alligators to delicate butterflies and industrious honey bees, you ll discover amazing facts about all sizes and sp

    • Children's & YA
      February 2009

      My Big Book of Words

      by Isabel Clark

      A delightful new early learning book, designed to introduce pre-school children to the idea of language by looking at and matching familiar pictures with words and sounds. Packed with entertaining everyday indoor and outdoor scenes, from getting up in the

    • Children's & YA
      July 2009

      Animal Kingdom: Life in the Wild

      How wild animals survive in their different habitats, from desserts and jungles to oceans and the skies

      by Michael Chinery

      Each highly illustrated section in this comprehensive volume provides detailed information on different aspects of animal life. Informative images show the animals in close-up, bringing to life the ordered world of the ant s nest and getting up close to t

    • Food & Drink
      July 2013

      50 NOVELTY PARTY CAKES FOR CHILDREN

      Fun and fantasy designs for every celebration

      by Sue Maggs

      Nothing pleases children more than to be given a custom-made cake made that reflects their personality, interests, or even characters that appear in books or TV shows. There are so many special events that deserve a celebration, and themed novelty cakes m

    • Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      May 2015

      CLASSIC STORIES: A TREASURY FOR CHILDREN

      Charles Dickens William Shakespeare Oscar Wilde

      by Nicola Baxter

      This anthology presents 17 carefully selected tales from the works of Charles Dickens,William Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde, opening up a world of comedy, tragedy and romance. Some of their most memorable plays and stories are retold here, in shortened and

    • Gardening
      May 2012

      FUN GARDENING FOR KIDS: 30 CREATIVE OUTDOOR PROJECTS

      Imaginative ideas for great garden activites for 5ÔøΩ12 year olds, shown in 500 fantastic step-by-step pictures

      by Jenny Hendy

      Green spaces represent freedom for children, an opportunity to rush around and explore their imagination. This energy can be channelled into a greater understanding of the garden, the things that grow in it and the creatures that live there. A short intro

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      October 2017

      150 GREAT SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS

      Ingenious, easy-to-do projects explore and explain the wonders of science and technology

      by Chris Oxlade

      This is a bumper collection of 150 fantastic experiments and projects that explain a wide range of scientific facts, processes and principles. Make a working volcano, construct a reflecting telescope, create a compass, and much more. The projects are arra

    • Practical interests (Children's/YA)
      December 2013

      THE GREAT BIG BOOK OF THINGS TO MAKE AND DO

      Cooking, painting, crafts, science, gardening, magic, music and having a party ÔøΩ simple and fun step-by-step projects for young children

      by Sally Walton Sarah Maxwell

      This brilliant book is packed with exciting ideas that combine crafting fun, learning and play. Young musicians can make their own instruments and discover a whole new range of sounds to explore a cardboard tube easily becomes a kazoo and a bottle xylop

    • Hobbies, quizzes & games
      April 2014

      THE OUTRAGEOUSLY BIG ACTIVITY, PLAY AND PROJECT BOOK

      cookery ÔøΩ painting ÔøΩ crafts ÔøΩ science ÔøΩ and much more

      by Lucy Painter

      Here are hundreds of things to make, play and do that will entertain children and young people every single day of the year. This mind-boggling selection of ideas will inspire, excite and entertain the reader, with explanations of how to hold musical jamb

    • Early learning: first word books
      December 2012

      SPARKLY LEARNING: FIRST NUMBERS

      by Caroline Davis

      This charming early learning book is the perfect way to introduce your child to their first numbers, and they will love the fun illustrations on each page. Start off by counting 1 kite in the sky, 2 trees in the park, 3 aliens in space, 4 balloons at the

    • Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      May 2011

      My First Reading Book: The Gingerbread Man

      A first reading series for 4 to 7 year olds

      by Janet Brown

      Run, run as fast as you can, you can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!' The Gingerbread Man outruns a little old lady, a cow, a horse and a farmer, but what happens when the sly fox offers to carry him across the river? The classic children's story is

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      January 2014

      CINDERELLA

      A sparkling fairy tale

      by Nicola Baxter

      CINDERELLA A sparkling fairy tale Written by Nicola Baxter Illustrated by Samantha Chaffey CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Early learning / early learning concepts
      April 2011

      My First Word Book

      Pictures and words to start toddlers reading and to help pre-schoolers develop vocabulary skills

      by Joy Wotton Jenny Tulip

      My First Word Book Pictures and words to start toddlers reading and to help pre-schoolers develop vocabulary skills Written by Joy Wotton and illustrated by Jenny Tulip <a href="http://www.annesspublishing.com/mint_pageturn/excite/preview/687168772" ta

    • Pop-up & lift-the-flap books
      August 2013

      PULL THE LEVER: WHOÔøΩS ON THE FARM?

      by Nicola Baxter

      Children will love seeing the images pop up in this fun question-and-answer board book! Pull the lever to find out who s making a noise in the henhouse, who s hiding behind the hedge, who s making a big splash in the pond, who s munching in the meadow, wh

    • Animal stories (Children's/YA)
      April 2015

      CHEEKY FROG (A NOISY BOOK)

      by Jane Wolfe

      At the pond lives Cheeky Frog. He s sitting quietly on a log. When the fishes pass his way, Cheeky Frog jumps in to play And so can you, with this interactive sound book! Gentle rhyme, bright illustrations, and an exciting noise button will keep any chil

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
      June 2011

      My Little Treasury of Bedtime Stories

      by Nicola Baxter

      There is something for everyone in this classic collection of stories, full of cute kittens, busy bears, animal antics and lots of cheeky children. In Five Minute Teddy Bear Tales, the little town of Bearborough is home to baby bears and granny bears, ope

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      February 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! AZTEC & MAYA

      Rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects

      by Fiona Macdonald

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! AZTEC & MAYA Rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects Fiona Macdonald

    • Pets (Children's/YA)
      February 2013

      HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR PET CAT

      A practical guide to caring for your pet, in step-by-step photographs

      by David Alderton

      Being a pet owner is a big responsibility. There is more to it than simply providing a good home. This fascinating book is a guide for junior animal lovers on how best to look after their pet. Clear advice is given on preparing for your new cat, how to ch

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      May 2011

      The Complete Book of Animals

      A world encyclopedia of amphibians,reptiles and mammals with over 500 detailed illustrations

      by Tom Jackson

      The Complete Book of Animals A world encyclopedia of amphibians, reptiles and mammals with over 500 detailed illustrations Tom Jackson A fully illustrated encyclopedia of over 350 amphibians, reptiles and mammals from the world Includes the venomous wes

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      May 2013

      THE SCIENCE AND HISTORY PROJECT BOOK

      300 step-by-step fun science experiments and history craft projects for home learning and school study

      by Chris Oxlade, Rachel Halstead Struan Reid

      This extensive collection of projects and experiments covers an array of subjects, including the oceans, weather and earthquakes; plants, soil and insects; and transportation. It also explores the day-to-day lives of past civilizations, including how they

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