A new character for Picture Puffin in the form of Corduroy, a lovable bear who is introduced in this book.
The Magic Pudding: The Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum
Never out of print since 1918, this new edition will whet the appetite of a whole new generation of 'puddin fanciers'. This Angus and Robertson Classic has also been completely re-designed and contains rescanned original artwork....
Charlotte Makepeace's first day at boarding school is a bewildering blur of unfamiliar faces, timetables, rules and lists. All the other girls know the routine - and each other. No one invites her into their exclusive circles of...
Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
To celebrate Old Possum's 75th anniversary, this title features illustrations ranging from Macavity, the Mystery Cat; Mr Mistofelees, to the Original Conjuring Cat; Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer and all the gang. It is suitable as...
The Little White Horse
A best-selling fantasy classic - childhood favourite of many book lovers, including J. K. Rowling
Playing Beatie Bow
An Australian time-travelling classic where Sydney girl Abigail suddenly finds herself back in the early nineteenth century.
Lillipilly Hill is the story of Harriet Wilmot and her family, who have come to live in an inherited house in the New South Wales town of Barley Creek at the end of the nineteenth century - a delightful...
Biggles of the Fighter Squadron
Well into the later stages of the First World War, Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the enemy pilots determined to shoot them down.
The Wishing-chair Again
Mollie and Peter are home for the holidays and they long to see their pixie friend Chinky and their magic Wishing-Chair. Together they have wonderful adventures, but what happens when the Wishing-Chair is stolen and then gets its...
Fly Away Home
Life for Cristal has been upside down for a long time. She can't even remember a time before the war began. Before potatoes for every meal and bombs raining down from the sky. Before being forced to shelter in the dark, damp...
What is the matter with old Mr Jones? Endless footsteps and low groans can be heard from his room in the dead of night. Only his son William knows the a terrible secret: his father betrayed his business partner Mr Diamond, and...
Anne of Green Gables
'It's a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn't it?' My dislikes: Being an orphan, having red hair, being called 'carrots' by Gilbert Blythe. My likes: Living at the Green Gables...
The Call of the Wild and White Fang
'Mush on!' Buck does not read the newspapers. If he had, he'd have known that for good strong dogs like himself trouble is brewing. Man has found gold and because of that Buck is kidnapped and dragged away from his sunny home to...
Biggles: The Camels are Coming
Death Trap! Air combat is the order of the day in the final days of the First World War. Duelling high above the trenches, Biggles knows that he needs more than just flying skills to survive. The enemy is now using their own...
Biggles Flies East
While on leave Biggles is mistaken for someone else. He thinks little of it at the time, but when headquarters find out they ask him to take the place of his double and work for the Germans as a spy, while secretly reporting back...
Well, Really, Mr Twiddle!
Mr.Twiddle is a kind old man who means to do his best, but he is often forgetful, and sometimes very silly. With a goose in the dog's kennel, doors going missing and money appearing in the garden, poor Mrs. Twiddle is driven to...
The Adventures of Pinocchio
In this handsome new edition, award-winning illustrator Robert Ingpen has captured the rascally Pinocchio and his extraordinary escapades as never before, breathing new excitement into this enchanting classic.
One spring morning a little girl called Fern rescues a runt and names him Wilbur. But then Wilbur is sent to live on a farm where he meets Charlotte, a very clever and very beautiful large grey spider. They become best friends...
The Velveteen Rabbit
In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, what being real means. Real isn't how you're made, says...
The Little Prince
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. Please, asks the stranger, draw me a sheep. And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult...
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe
Kempe Bottles have been smashed, doors slammed and strange messages scrawled everywhere. And James is being blamed. It's not fair. Why won't his parents believe in ghosts? Because the ghost of Thomas Kempe is very real. And he's...
The Animals of Farthing Wood
I think you're forgetting something, Adder' said Badger. 'Before we began our journey we all swore an oath, including you.' When bulldozers enter Farthing Wood, the animals must escape before their homes are destroyed. They...
I Can Jump Puddles
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral...
My Friend Flicka
When Ken is given a horse of his own, he thinks his dreams have come true. But Flicka is a proud and spirited foal - and everyone says she's no good. Can Ken tame his wild horse and earn her friendship?
Velvet Brown is a 14 year old girl living in small coastal village in the 1920s. She dreams of owning and training horses one day. When she and her friend Mi see a piebald horse jump a five foot fence, they decide to follow...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Narrated by Huckleberry Finn himself, this exciting and action-packed adventure is the latest welcome addition to the Oxford Children's Classics series.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Of all the tales of the Knights of the Round Table, the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is surely the most magical. Here are thrills and enchantment, chivalry and courage, a challenge and a quest. Its hero is the greatest...
The acclaimed author and illustrator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight return with an exhilarating edition of Britain's oldest epic. Full color.
The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master storyteller and award-winning author of WAR HORSE.
Featuring beloved forgotten favourite stories such as Mary-Mary Goes Visiting, Mary-Mary's Handbag, Mary-Mary Goes Away And Mary-Mary Is A Surprise, this title follows the misadventures of Mary-Mary, a little girl who knows rather...
Silver Brumby Echoing
A further five Silver Brumby titles in one beautiful edition. THE SILVER BRUMBY CENTENARY EDITION and SILVER BRUMBY KINGDOM contain the first eight titles in the Silver Brumby series. This third volume contains the final five...
An action-packed Australian adventure story, about courage, friendship and survival in the face of a seemingly insurmountable bushfire.
Just So Stories
In this sumptuous volume, which includes the often missing thirteenth story, The Tabu Tale (which Kipling added for the American edition in 1903). Kipling's unforgettable cast of extraordinary animal characters is brought to...
The Blue Fairy Book
Suitable for children aged 10 to 13, this book is a collection of fairy tales, including Cinderella , Hansel and Gretel and Puss in Boots , as well as lesser-known tales such as the Yellow Dwarf , Toads and Diamonds and the...
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Follows the beautiful 'Cool Britannia' edition of 2012. This title is suitable for collectors of art and Beatrix Potter alike.
The Indian in the Cupboard
The Indian in the Cupboard is the first of five gripping books about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Little Bull - who comes alive when Omri puts him in a cupboard
The Selfish Giant
A magnificent new illustrated edition of Oscar Wilde's famous and moving story.
Boy: Tales of Childhood
This is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's early years at school and with his family. Like his stories, Dahl's childhood tales are unmissable. This edition has a great new Quentin Blake cover and a new end section of facts about...
Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children all over the world. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child,...
The Silver Brumby Centenary Edition
To celebrate the centenary of Elyne Mitchell's birth, this special edition will contain the first four titles in the Silver Brumby series plus a specially commissioned biography of Elyne including family photographs. To many...
The Muddleheaded Wombat
The Muddleheaded Wombat combines in one edition four of Ruth Park's much-loved classics, The Muddleheaded Wombat, The Muddleheaded Wombat at School, The Muddleheaded Wombat on Holiday and The Muddleheaded Wombat in the Treetops....
A Christmas Carol / A Christmas Tree
This is a new edition of two classic Christmas stories by Charles Dickens with illustrations from a bestselling Australian master. Ages 10+. Robert Ingpen is an Australian illustrator.
The Moomins and the Great Flood
Moominmamma and young Moomintroll search for the long lost Moominpappa through forest and flood, meeting a little creature (an early Sniff) and the elegantly strange Tulippa along the way.
Seven Little Australians
The third edition of a story set in Australia in the 1890s, where the seven Woolcot children live with their widowed father and his new wife in a large, rambling house. The children refuse to be tamed - until one terrible,...
Picnic at Hanging Rock
'Don't worry about us, Mam'selle dear,' smiled Miranda. 'We shall only be gone a very little while.' Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past.
Grimm Tales: For Young and Old
In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a 'clear as water' retelling, in his unique and brilliant...
Around the World in Eighty Days
An unabridged edition of this classic tale, newly illustrated by one of Australia's greatest children's book illustrators! To fulfil a wager made at the Reform Club in London, Phileas Fogg and his newly appointed manservant,...
The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit
This numbered limited edition box contains two Peter Rabbit adventures. The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit is accompanied by The Further Tale, written by award-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson, and includes a signed...
Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children the world over. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child,...
Ladybird Classics: Gulliver’s Travels
Abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, this title retains all the key parts of Gulliver's travels and adventures in the strange lands of Lilliput and Brobdingnag. It also features...
The Owl and the Pussycat and Other Nonsense Rhymes
Jump aboard the pea-green boat and enter the enchanting world of Edward Lear. This collection of Lear's best-loved nonsense verse is published to coincide with the Bicentenary of his birth in May 2012. Rediscover the Owl and the...
Goodnight Mister Tom
Mum said war was a punishment from God for people's sins, so he'd better watch out. She didn't tell him what to watch out for, though. When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A...
Presents the story of four sisters: independent, tomboyish Jo; delicate, loving Beth; pretty, kind Meg; and precocious, beautiful Amy, the baby of the family. This title tells the story of these four little women and their wise...
The Wizard of Oz: and Other Wonderful Books of Oz: the Emerald City of Oz and Glinda of Oz
Dorothy, together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the cowardly Lion, makes her journey along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the wonderful wizard. This book features cover art that brings a whimsical...
The Princess and the Pea
Explores the tale of the down-to-earth princess through a mix of artwork and photography to create a fairy tale to be treasured.
Magic Faraway Tree Collection: 3 Books in 1
There's always a new land at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please?
Magic Faraway Tree Collection
The slipcase of all three in Enid Blyton's Classic
The Enchanted Wood
The Magic Faraway Tree
The Folk of the Faraway Tree
The Enchanted Wood
When Joe, Beth and...
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights , The Subtle Knife , The Amber Spyglass
Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a...
The first book about the beloved nanny Mary Poppins, who is practically perfect in every way!
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
With an inspirational introduction by Darren Shan, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the twelve wonderful classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang isn't any ordinary car. It can think for itself! Chitty's owners, the Pott family, love adventures. But they've never come across gangsters and explosions and secret underground lairs before! So when they...
The Enchanted Wood
Joe, Beth and Frannie return to the Enchanted Wood with their cousin Rick and set out on a whole raft of new adventures in the lands at the top of the Faraway Tree. And again they are joined by their friends Moon-Face, Saucepan...
Imagine a beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, make sandcastles, hunt for treasures, explore rock-pools, fish from the jetty, and build a bonfire under the stars. Imagine a beach where adventure begins ... A...
Simplified Chinese edition of Winnie the Pooh, an A. A. Milne classic. In Simplified Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
Once upon a time there was a little girl called Milly-Molly-Mandy ...
Winnie-the-Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner
Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends return to the Hundred Acre Wood for more classic adventures. They meet the irrepressible Tigger for the first time, learn to play Poohsticks and set a trap for a Heffalump.
The Magic Faraway Tree
When Jo, Bessie and Fanny climb up to the top of the Faraway Tree, they meet Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan Man. Their new friends show them an exciting secret - how to visit lots of strange and magical lands, where they have...
Winnie-the-Pooh: Now We are Six
Winnie-the-Pooh: Now We Are Six Deluxe edition
A Year in Brambly Hedge
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brambly Hedge with this exquisite slipcase containing the first four classic picture books.
The Joy of Fairy Tales
The Worlds greatest Fairy Tales from countries far and wide.
Pippi is the only girl in the world who can do exactly what she likes. She is nine years old and lives in a cottage with a horse and a monkey. Her friends Tommy and Annika have to go to school and go to bed when they're told, but...
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