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Bombs and Blackberries

Bombs and Blackberries

A dramatic and touching play about the Second World War.

Follow the fortunes of the Chivers family from Manchester as the war changes their lives in very different ways.

Written by Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

 

Polly and the Puffin, The Happy Christmas

Christmas is coming but everything is going wrong. Can it all be put right in time for Christmas day and where is Neil when Polly needs him the most?

The fourth Polly and the Puffin book by bestselling author Jenny Colgan.

Written by Jenny Colgan. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

Polly and the Puffin, The New Friend

The time has come for Polly to go to the place she calls "Big School." It could be really fun, but it will be hard to leave her puffin friend, Neil, at home.

The third Polly and the Puffin book by bestselling author Jenny Colgan.

Written by Jenny Colgan. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 
Stormy Day

Polly and the Puffin, The Stormy Day

Polly is waiting for something important to happen. But waiting is hard and there is a storm on its way. Can Polly find enought to do to keep her busy ALL day? And what will happen when her puffin friend, Neil, decides to fly off into the storm?

The second Polly and the Puffin book by bestselling author Jenny Colgan.

Written by Jenny Colgan. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 
Polly

Polly and the Puffin

Polly heard a CRASH downstairs. Was it a monster? NO! Was it a spider alien? NO! It was a little puffin with a broken wing...

Written by Jenny Colgan, bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery.

Written by Jenny Colgan. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

The Cat Who Ate Christmas

It's Christmas, and Jingles the kitten has knocked down the tree and torn open the presents. What else could possibly go wrong?

Written by Lil Chase. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 
How to draw a Puffin

How to Draw a Puffin

Learn how to draw your very own puffin (and then look after it)

Inspired by Jenny Colgan's Polly and the Puffin and featured in The Guardian.

 

 
Snoot Birthday

Snoot's Birthday Surprise

Snoot and Milton have their birthdays on the exact, same day! Will Snoot get the brand new bicycle he desperately wants, and what can he possible give Milton?

An Oxford Reading Tree book written by Simon Puttock.

Written by Simon Puttock. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

Snoot

Snoot is scared of everything! Can he be brave and save his friend Milton from his very own big, bad dream?

An Oxford Reading Tree book written by Simon Puttock.

Written by Simon Puttock. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 
Killer Cat Runs Away

The Killer Cat Runs Away

Tuffy no longer feels loved and who wants to hang around where they're not wanted anyway? There must be somewhere in town where Tuffy will be treated properly...

The Killer Cat is back for another adventure by Children's Laureate Anne Fine.

Written by Anne Fine. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 
Meadow Vale Ponies

The Meadow Vale Ponies series

Published now in Welsh by Gomer Press. Bendigedig!

Everyone thinks Sam is crazy when she enters bad tempered pony Mulberry into the Meadow Vale Summer Show. But sam has a secret weapon - she can talk to horses. The only problem is that Mulberry isn't listening and time is running out!

Written by Che Golden Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

The Ox and the Yak

Part of Julia Donaldson's Phonics series to help young children to learn to read.

Written by Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (El Maravilloso Viaje de Nils Holgersson)

Selma Lagerlöf's classic tale of a lazy farm boy who is changed to the size of an elf and travels around his native Sweden with a flock of wild geese.

Written by Selma Lagerlöf. Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

Platero and I (Platero y Yo)

A Spanish children’s classic about the life of the writer and poet Juan Ramon Jimanez and his donkey Platero, in a small Andalusian town at the beginning of the last century.

Written by Juan Ramon Jimanez Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

 

Lost For Words

Can you help Alex solve the riddle of the evil Master of the forest and save him and the other children from being turned into crows?

Written by Stella Gurney Illustrated by Thomas Docherty. Commissioned by Channel 4 as part of the Lost For Words season 2007

 

Fly Pigeon Fly

A young boy growing up in Glasgow finds a baby pigeon and teaches it to fly.

Written by John Shaw and Julia Donaldson Illustrated by Thomas Docherty