Synopses & Reviews
Brave King Jack and his faithful knights, Sir Zack and baby Casper, spend all day fighting fierce dragons and terrible beasts in their homemade fort. But night is falling, bedtime is looming, and playtime is nearly over. When Sir Zack and Caspar are taken inside for bed, King Jack - alone on his throne - finds himself feeling a bit less brave . . . especially when he hears a thing
approaching, a thing
with four legs.
A fantasy adventure and comforting bedtime tale in one. With Helen Oxenbury's spare, expressive illustrations, this classic in the making is perfect for imaginative preschoolers everywhere, and certainly for fans of There's a Nightmare in my Closet and Where the Wild Things Are.
A must-have board book for all babies.
Good night, Gorilla.
Good night, Elephant.
It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin?
Good night, Giraffe.
Good night, Hyena.
Sneak along behind the zookeeper's back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.
A swashbuckling story of pesky pirates—and one very picky parrot
Polly Parrot is looking for a pirate. Not just any pirate—one that will make the perfect pet. But finding the perfect pet pirate isn't easy. This picky parrot might just end up with more pirate than she expected. This is a new comedy caper from the Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning author Peter Bently.
About the Author
Peter Bently is the author of several children’s books published in the UK. His book, The Great Dog Bottom Swap, was shortlisted for the The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Born in 1960, Peter lives in Devon, England with his wife and their two children.
Helen Oxenbury, the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Ten Fingers, Ten Little Toes and We're Going on a Bear Hunt, is a three-time winner of both the Kate Greenway Award and Smarties Prize. She lives with her husband, the illustrator John Burningham, in North London, England.