The contents are de’specced picture books as follows:
1. Monkey and Me (9780230015838)
Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, is a beautifully illustrated story full of animal fun!A mischievous little girl and her toy monkey swing irresistibly through the pages of this playful book. Young children will love guessing what animal they are pretending to be, before shouting out the answers as the pages are turned to reveal the real creatures. Soon everyone will be waddling like a penguin, jumping like a kangaroo and waving their arm like an elephant's trunk!
2. Dogs (9780230712458)
Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through the irresistible Dogs by Emily Gravett. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolour illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. Emily Gravett has created another wonderfully satisfying book - with a twist in the tail.
3. Blue Chameleon (9780330518758)
He can turn himself into anything and appear to fit in anywhere, but it seems that neither the swirly snail, the green grasshopper nor the stripy sock want to be friends. Will he ever find someone to talk to? Someone just like him? With a subtle and witty interplay between words and illustrations Emily Gravett's Blue Chameleon is an introduction to colours and shapes (and chameleons!) which is sure to delight everyone, from the youngest child upwards.Blue Chameleon is another triumph by prize-winning Emily Gravett.
4. Wolf Won't Bite (9780330522212)
Take your seat in the front row and watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump through hoops (literally), endure feats of astounding derring-do, and even withstand perilous games of dress-up. Safe in the thought that "Wolf Won't Bite!" they even put their heads between his jaws . .but can you push a wolf too far? Sure to strike a chord with anyone who has both a pet and a young child, Wolf Won't Bite! by Emily Gravett is a very funny and playful story with a snappy ending!
5. Orange Pear Apple Bear (9781405090223)
Orange Pear Apple Bear, by award-winning author/illustrator Emily Gravett,is a beautifully simple and engaging picture book from award-winning author/illustrator Emily Gravett. By rearranging just four words, Emily Gravett creates a series of playful images which are a sheer joy - and intensely satisfying. The loose energy of the pencil and watercolour pictures will be irresistible to adults and children alike.
6. Matilda's Cat (9781447218623)
Climbing trees, playing with wool . . .
Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthusiastic. Undaunted, she thinks up new ways to amuse her reluctant playmate. Tea parties? Dressing up? Or what about a nice bike ride? As the poor cat goes from nonplussed to terrified, Matilda gets more and more frustrated.
After all, what use is a pet if it doesn't want to play? An insightful, fond and funny look at the relationship between a little girl and her cat, Matilda's Cat, by Kate Greenaway award-winning author Emily Gravett, is sure to strike a chord with anyone who's ever been a devoted pet owner or known one.
7. Jack and Flum Flum (9780330504065)
Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! And the only cure is the fruit of the fantastic flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail, with a motley crew of only three -- and a large patchwork sack that Granny has filled with an odd assortment of items from chewing-gum to tent pegs. But what use will they be against hungry sharks, a leaky boat and a thieving monkey?Follow Jack across the ocean in this Jack and the Flumflum Tree, an irresistible story from Julia Donaldson and David Roberts, the creators of Tyrannosaurus Drip and The Troll.
8. The Smartest Giant in Town (9780333963968)
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town .. . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!All children will love The Smartest Giant in Town, a funny and warm-hearted tale from the creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
9. Squash and a Squeeze (9781405004770)
Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze'. What can you do if your house is too small? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When you push them all out again, you'll be amazed at how big your house feels! This brilliantly funny story is the first ever picture book written and illustrated by the award-winning team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, authors of "The Gruffalo".
10. Charlie Cook (9781405034708)
Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog . . .
From kings and queens to aliens and ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing book! Charlie Cook's Favourite Book is entertaining and original - another winner from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the best picture book team in the world.
11. Wake Up (9781447209577)
A little ghost tries to give Lydia Lou a scare . . .
but he can't even wake her up. So he fetches his noisy animal friends to help: Mew! Moo! Too-whit too-whoo! Wake up do, Lydia Lou! Will anything ever wake her? A gentle and playful bedtime read from Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo,, and prize-winning illustrator Karen George. Wake Up Do, Lydia Lou! is full of fun sounds which children will love to join in with time and time again.
12. Rosie's Hat (9781447266129)
Rosie's Hat isn't just any old hat. When a gust of wind sweeps it off her head, it goes off on a whole hatful of adventures! It becomes a toy for a dog, a hiding-place for a mouse, a frisbee for some children and even a nest for some birds. Surely poor Rosie will never find her hat again .. . or will she?This satisfyingly circular tale from Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, is packed with irresistible sound effects, making it perfect for children to join in with -- and Anna Currey's beautiful watercolour illustrations perfectly capture the warmth and fun of the story.