Sam wants to go out but it's pouring with rain, so he and Grandpa decide to stay inside until the rain stops. Sam drinks hot chocolate and reads his books and dreams of adventures while Grandpa gets on with his important paperwork. Grandpa seems to have a VERY important letter to write. Then that very important letter has to be posted, despite the rain and floods. As they finally go outside, Sam...
The story of Hair and his unusual talent is a feel-good story of young kids chasing big dreams that shimmers with all of Alexander McCall Smith's trademark optimism and joy - an outlook on life that makes him one of the world's best-loved storytellers. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
As a family of four spend a day exploring London, fun, child-friendly poems introduce readers to our wonderful capital city, and all its secrets. This gorgeous celebration of London will be loved by both tourists and those who call the city home.
The ground is covered in snow and one little boy can't WAIT to get outside and play. But his grandad is taking SO LONG to get ready . . . When they finally leave the house, they have a very surprising adventure! A beautiful mini hardback gift edition of Sam Usher's bestselling SNOW, complete with glittering cover finish.
When a magical steam train puffs into their lives, brother and sister Leo and Ella find themselves on an incredible journey to save the Kingdom of Izzambard!
Will they stop evil Griselda before she destroys all the magic in the kingdom? Will they get home in time for tea? Hop on board The Secret Railway to find out!
Brother and sister Leo and Ella are on an incredible journey to save the Kingdom of Izzambard!
Will they stop evil Griselda before she closes the hobgoblins' Crystal Caves? Is fairy dust gone from the kingdom forever? Hop on board The Secret Railway to find out!
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.