Our favourite naughty characters in children's literature

No, Nancy, No!

No, Nancy, No!

Alice Tait

Nancy and her sausage dog Roger are ready for a day out in London! But is London ready for naughty Nancy?

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Oh No, George!

Oh No, George!

Chris Haughton

It's hard work being good all the time. And it's especially hard for a dog like George!

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When the Wind Changed

When the Wind Changed

Ruth Park, Deborah Niland

A fresh new edition of a timeless classic Ages: 4+ Josh is a little boy who likes to make faces. He practises his scary faces every day. If only Josh had listened when his father told him what would happen when the wind changed!...

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Pig the Pug

Pig the Pug

Aaron Blabey

Pig was a Pug and I'm sorry to say, he was greedy and selfish in most every way. Pig is the greediest Pug in the world. He is ill-tempered, rude and unreasonable. When Pig the Pug is asked to share his toys, something unexpected...

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 Special priceDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Mo Willems

In his hilarious picture book debut, the acclaimed Mo Willems perfectly captures a toddler's temper tantrum.

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The Elephant and the Bad Baby

The Elephant and the Bad Baby

Elfrida Vipont, Raymond Briggs

The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the...

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Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak

Presents the story of Max's adventures when he sails away to the land where the wild things. This book is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, 1964.

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Poo Bum

Poo Bum

Stephanie Blake, Linda Burgess

A hilarious, read-aloud story for children with brilliant, endearing illustrations.

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 Read reviewDory Fantasmagory

Dory Fantasmagory

Abby Hanlon

Dory's the youngest in her family, which STINKS because it means everyone's always too busy to play with her. Or worse! They call her too little to join in. Luckily Dory has plenty of friends to keep her company - even if everyone...

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Horrible Harriet

Horrible Harriet

Leigh Hobbs

Horrible Harriet is one in a million.And maybe that's one too many.Horrible Harriet lives in a nest in the roof of the school. All the other children are scared of her. But when Athol Egghead arrives in a hot-air balloon, she...

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Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren, Tony Ross

Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of children today. This anniversary edition of Pippi Longstocking will introduce Pippi and her adventurous spirit...

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My Naughty Little Sister Collection

My Naughty Little Sister Collection

Dorothy Edwards, Shirley Hughes

My naughty little sister is stubborn and greedy and full of mischief. She tries to cut off the cat's tail and eats all the trifle at Harry's party! My naughty little sister is always getting into trouble. This time she refuses to...

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The World's Worst Children 2

The World’s Worst Children 2

David Walliams, Tony Ross

The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full...

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Harry the Dirty Dog

Harry the Dirty Dog

Gene Zion, Margaret Bloy Graham

Harry is a black and white dog who hates having a bath - so when he sees his owner with the dreaded bath, he runs away. But in the end, Harry gets so dirty that his owners don't recognise him. He has to beg for the thing he used...

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only...

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Ivy and Bean

Ivy and Bean

Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never...

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Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits

Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits

Julian Gough, Jim Field

Hilarious, gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is the next step up for readers of Kes Gray and Jim Field's bestselling OI FROG!

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Marge in Charge

Marge in Charge

Eglantine Ceulemans, Isla Fisher

Jemima and Jake's new babysitter doesn't look too promising. In fact she looks very sensible, very old and VERY small (she only comes up to daddy's armpit!). But the moment their parents leave the house, Marge gives a mischievous...

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Tiddalick The Frog Who Caused A Flood

Tiddalick The Frog Who Caused A Flood

Robert Roennfeldt

Tiddalick was so thirsty that he drank up all the rivers and billabongs in the land. And the other animals had to find a way to get the water back.

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 Read reviewThe Bad Guys: Episode 1

The Bad Guys: Episode 1

Aaron Blabey

They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys ... and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that! Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first...

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The Bad Beginning

The Bad Beginning

Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist

After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary...

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Freaks Ahoy

Freaks Ahoy

Leigh Hobbs, Hobbs Leigh

4F are all at sea. Who'd have thought so many Freaks could fit on a boat?

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The World's Worst Children

The World’s Worst Children

David Walliams, Tony Ross

From the world's favourite author, David Walliams - ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in a gorgeously gifty FULL COLOUR format!

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The 91-Storey Treehouse

The 91-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!

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The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1

The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1

R.A. Spratt

Nanny Piggins, the world's most glamorous flying pig, runs away from the circus and goes to live with the Greens as their nanny. The Green children, Derrick, Samantha and Michael, fall in love with her instantly. Who could not...

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Rose Impey, Ian Beck

A family favourite for everyone. Every child will love this charming retelling of the classic magical story, Peter Pan - the boy who never grew up.

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