Minecraft for Beginners
In Minecraft you can choose how to play, do what you like and have your own adventures – but where to begin? With clear illustrations, game-play instructions and hints, this guide from Mojang (the Swedish company that developed the game) shows how to survive in the Overworld. The guide is designed for a single player in Survival mode, and covers all the basics from game controls to defending against the bad guys and mining underground.
Winnie Ille Pu
A Latin Version of AA Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh
Hungarian physician and polymath Alexander Lenard made this translation of Winnie-the-Pooh while working as a tutor of English and Latin. An instant bestseller, it has continued to delight readers young and old for six decades, as they revisit the adventures of Christopherus Robinus around Silva Centum Jugerum (Hundred Acre Wood) in the company of Porcellus (Piglet), Ior (Eeyore), Bubo (Owl) and the rest – not forgetting, of course, the horribilis heffalumpus.
The Magic Faraway Tree Treasury
Three children, Joe, Beth and Frannie, and their cousin Rick, live in a cottage deep in the country, near the Enchanted Wood where the Faraway Tree grows. High in the tree live the children’s friends Silky the fairy, Moon-Face and Saucepan Man, and at the top there is always a new magical land to explore. First published in 1943, this famous adventure story has new, colourful illustrations by Mark Beech and large print for young readers. Age 5+
An Illustrated Guide to the Spacecraft of Halo
The Halo video game has generated a number of sequels and spin-offs, employing a wide range of fantastical spacecraft and weaponry. This guide analyses an array of ships, including the Pillar of Autumn and Infinity, in large-scale cutaway diagrams and illustrations. Age 10+
Finding Woozles, meeting the Heffalump, solving the problem of Eeyore’s tail: Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends in the 100 Aker Wood set off on their adventures – some of them as dangerous as looking for the North Pole – in this collection of 17 stories from Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. The book is illustrated with EH Shepard’s original drawings in full colour and ends with ‘The End’ from Now We Are Six. Age 5+
Tank Engine Thomas Again
The Railway Series
Originally published in 1949, this was one of the first titles written by Reverend Awdry. Reprinted in a small format hardback and with its original illustrations by C Reginald Dalby, the book contains four short stories about Thomas’s adventures on the branch line. Age 4+
Thomas & Friends: Well Done Thomas! Activity Book
Stickers, Certificates and Reward Charts!
The activities in this book encourage good behaviour. Stickers are awarded for tidiness, helpfulness or being good at bedtime. Parents can use the charts and certificates to set and reward specific challenges. Age 2+
Thomas & Friends: The 12 Engines of Christmas
Sing Along with Thomas and His Friends!
This board book invites readers to sing new lyrics involving Thomas and his friends to the familiar tune of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’. Each sturdy page features a different engine, while the gifts include snowmen and candy canes. Age 2+