ANNE ROCKWELL is a beloved author of over 100 books for young readers, including Big Wheels, The Toolbox, Backyard Bear, and Little Shark. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1934, but spent much of her childhood traveling throughout the United States. By the time she was eighteen she was living on her own in New York City, working and attending art classes at night. Her first book, Paul and Arthur Search for the Egg, was published in 1964, and she's been creating books for children ever since. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
From bathtub toys to gondolas on the Grand Canal, this book explores the small child's world of boats.
Using simple text and illustrations, these colorful boats of all shapes and sizes float through the waters of this delightful introduction to boats for young children.
The John J. Harvey fireboat was the largest, fastest, shiniest fireboatof its time, but by 1995, the city didn't need old fireboats anymore. So the Harvey retired, until a group of friends decided to save it from the scrap heap. Then, one sunny September day in 2001, something so horrible happened that the whole world shook. And a call came from the fire department, asking if the Harvey could...
Covering aerodynamics, astronomy, engineering, maths, and art, this book gives kids a chance to experiment, question, and think. It teaches them about the basic laws of flight, and also about gravity and centripetal/centrifugal force. It also gets them busy designing an airplane wing; constructing a simple helicopter-like toy; and other projects.
What a fun new way to explore all the surprising things at the Adventure Bay community?in this book with pull tabs featuring each of the PAW Patrol pups that, when pulled, reveal something exciting on the page!...
Helicopters are amazing machines. They can take off and land vertically, hover over an area, and fly forward, backward, and laterally. In this new nonfiction, 8X8 includes facts and photographs of these choppers.
Upgrading your order to Express Delivery
Most of our bestselling titles are available for express delivery within the UK, just look out for the Express Delivery on the product page.
There are two speedy upgraded delivery options for mainland UK:
Royal Mail First Class (1-2 working days, except Sundays) just £2.85 per order
Tracked next day courier (next working day) just £4.95 per order
Royal Mail First Class - £2.85 per order:
Royal Mail aims to deliver within 1-2 working days* (Mon-Saturday). Order before 13:00 Mon-Friday (excluding public holidays) and your books should arrive the next day (excludes Sunday & public holidays). This delivery service is not tracked.
Tracked next day courier - £4.95 per order:
Guaranteed, tracked and signed for, next working day* courier delivery. Order before 17:00 Mon-Thursday and receive your book the next day (excludes Saturday, Sunday & public holidays). Our courier delivers between 08:00 and 19:00.
*Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands and Islands usually receive a 2-3 working day service for First Class. For Tracked Courier, it’s a 2 working day service and you need to order by 15:00. Unfortunately, we don't currently offer Express Delivery outside the UK, Gibraltar, Guernsey or Jersey. All deliveries are subject to cut-off times and public holidays.
‘Ready To Go’ - What is it?
These are essentially books that are in our U.K warehouse, which are ready to be dispatched, pretty swiftly (usually within 1-2 working days!).
The dispatch time frame is factored into the delivery estimate you see on this page.
Don’t forget every single book on our website is available with free worldwide delivery, no minimum spend required.