‘999 Tadpoles Find a New Home’ and ‘Pip and the Woodwitch Curse’

999Tadpoles999 Tadpoles Find a New Home

by Kim Kimura

‘In spring, Mother Frog laid nine hundred and ninety-nine eggs in the little pond…’

When all 999 little tadpoles hatch, Mother and Father Frog are delighted, but soon realise they will have to move home and that is where this adventure begins.

While the little frogs are threatened by snakes and hawks, the story is told with a clever humour that remind you of what your younger brother and sister may well ask when in the car!

‘Where are we going?’ ‘I’m starving.’ ‘I want water.’ ‘Sick of this.’….grumble the little frogs as they hang by their tiny toes just millimetres from certain death….

This book is a really funny and simple picture book… and there’s a happy ending too! Perfect!

Published by Gecko Press

Pip_WoodwitchCursePip and the Woodwitch Curse

By Chris Mould

It’s spooky, it’s scary and you don’t want to read this book at bedtime!

Orphan Pip narrowly escapes a life at sea by fleeing his orphanage and hitching a ride on the back of a wagon. Unfortunately for Pip, he ends up in the walled city of Hangman’s Hollow where all the children have disappeared. Does the same fate await him?

Find out about the evil villain Jarvis (he steals children!), and the wood witches who emerge from the forest, on the hunt for any stray child… Pip also makes plenty of friends and together, they might be able to turn the tide in favour of the children.

This is a great bookif you love adventure and being scared. The drawings are as spooky as the story itself., and guaranteed to keep you entertained!

We recommend this book for readers aged eight years plus.

Published by Hodder Children’s Books


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