For younger children
By Michael Foreman
This is a brilliant picture book story about frogs, toads, and lots and lots of tadpoles!
Little Frank (who is a frog) loves his life in Pond City, at least during the day. At night time, however, the pond folk are menaced by slimy, bug-eyed monsters that emerge from the murky depths of the underworld.
One night, the bug-eyed monsters go too far and Little Frank decides enough is enough – it’s time he became Superfrog!
With a leap, a jump and a hefty ‘KERPOW’ or two, Superfrog saves the day (and lots of little tadpoles).
Don’t read this if you’re afraid of the deep end in the swimming pool! Do read this if you like your superheroes green and jumpy!
Published by Andersen Press
For older children
Why You Need a Passport When You’re Going to Puke
By Mitchell Symons
If you like your facts short, sharp and a bit silly, then this is the book for you.
It has loads of amazing facts, some of them surprising, some of them odd, and some that you might never actually need to know in your entire life – for example, there are ten times more horses in Mongolia than there are people.
All the facts have a geographical base but even if you don’t like Geography, don’t let that put you off – this isn’t anything like normal a Geography lesson.
You’ll find out, for example, that hundreds of years ago in Japan, anyone found trying to leave the country was executed!
Or that after the Normans invaded England in 1066, our official language was French for 300 years!
And that Americans use enough toilet paper daily to wrap around Earth nine times!
And you’ll need to read it to find out why you need a passport to puke….
Published by Red Fox
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