Oscar doesn´t want to be ordinary - he wants to be famous! When he meets the Fairy Godsnail, she grants him three wishes. But Oscar soon learns that being famous isn´t all that it´s cracked up to be... A hilarious cautionary tale - perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of fame.
For a thousand years Olympic competitors didn´t wear any clothes... In 1912 a marathon runner fell asleep by the roadside. He finished the course in 1966... For nearly a century, women weren´t allowed to run the marathon - in case they exhausted themselves! The extraordinary story of the Olympic Games and the funny, surprising, heroic exploits of winners...
The Grizzly Bear with the Frizzly Hair is HUNGRY. He´s on the prowl and looking for lunch. And that´s when he comes face to face with the itzy-bitzy rabbit. He opens his frizzly grizzly mouth and dangles the rabbit inside. "I know a joke!" tried the rabbit. "It´s going to make you laugh." "No!" bristled the bear. "I´m going to bite you in half."
Mrs Pepperpot´s habit of shrinking at a moment´s notice gets her into all sorts of scrapes. But with the help of her friends and some quick thinking, she always bounces back in the end. In this beautifully illustrated festive classic, Mrs Pepperpot is just about to go to the Christmas market when, POP! she shrinks. How will she get presents for all her...
Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly DISGUSTING HABITS! He´s full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it´s TROUBLE you´re after, look no further - Bertie´s sure to be up to his neck in it! Three wickedly funny stories featuring the world´s grubbiest trouble magnet! TOOTHY! ZOOM! HOT!
Gerald was a tall giraffe whose neck was long and slim, but his knees were awfully bandy and his legs were rather thin. Gerald would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows giraffes can´t dance...or can they? This funny, touching and triumphant story has been a much-loved family favourite for over 15 years!
What would it be like to be as small as a mouse - or as big as a house? Imagine exploring the depths of the ocean, tunnelling underground or travelling to the future. You can be whatever you want to be in this wonderfully detailed celebration of the imagination. Go on... JUST IMAGINE!
If you could go anywhere, where would you go? Seaside, forest, volcano, city, desert, or outer space? Who would you like as a friend? A pirate, an alien, a fairy, a robot, or Father Christmas? And what would you do for fun? Go skiing, bungee-jumping, surfing, exploring, or sunbathing? Go on...YOU CHOOSE!