Sweet Dreaming, illustrated by Nicole Wong (Sourcebooks) Available autumn 2018
"I can't sleep!" said Molly.
"You can," said her Mom. "Just think of a story and sleep will soon come..."
When Molly can't fall asleep, her Mom has the perfect remedy: a soothing bedtime story! Mom dreams up a variety of sleep-inducing scenarios, but Molly manages to find something exciting and energising in each one. Eventually, Mom's stories work, just not in the way she expects...
Dragon's Lost Roar, illustrated by Beccy Blake (Franklin Watts)
Dragon woke and stretched his wings,
And said, "I feel like eating things.
Perhaps some tasty girls and boys,
I'd better check my scary noise..."
Where is Dragon's roar?
Mule School, illustrated by Lynne Chapman (Gullane Children's Books)
Stomper the mule isn't sure about all the rules at mule school. The other mules are as stubborn as... well... a mule! But Stomper just doesn't want to be stubborn all the time. So when a terrible disaster strikes, it's up to Stomper to save the other mules from their own stubbornness, and make them realise that sometimes it's good to be different.
'This amusing tale will have young readers kicking up their heels during story time' - Children's Literature
Rosie's Special Surprise, illustrated by Tim Warnes (Little Tiger Press)
Nosy Rosie likes to know everything about everything, but Daddy Rabbit is planning a special surprise and he won't tell her what it is. Rosie can't wait to find out and hops off to look for it. What could the surprise be...?
'will excite and engage children' - 5 to 7 Educator
'Delightful' - Prima Baby
A mini paperback of Rosie's Special Surprise is included in My Pretty bag of Books and My Little Box of Springtime Stories.
A simplified version of the story has been produced for Little Tiger's Ready Steady Read series.
Fred and the Little Egg, illustrated by Jane Massey (Little Tiger Press)
Fred wants to hatch an egg, so he sets off to find one of his very own. And it isn't long before he finds a teeny weeny brown egg that needs a little bear just like Fred to care for it. But bears don't have eggs, do they?
A mini paperback of Fred and the Little Egg is included in My Little Box of Springtime Stories.