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“An enchanting and eclectic collection.” – Reviews from Lancashire Evening Post

Pam Norfolk, who writes for the Lancashire Evening Post, has reviewed our latest offering of books! Read the full reviews here.

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Hedgehugs board books by Lucy Tapper and Steve Wilson

“Toddlers and pre-schoolers will love getting their little ‘paws’ on Maverick’s two new Hedgehugs wipe-clean board books which re-tell these cute and cosy animal adventure stories with captivating illustrations and charming simplicity.”

Buy Hedgehugs and Horace and Hattipillar


As Quiet as a Mouse by Karen Owen and Evgenia Golubeva 

“Owen’s beguiling and heartwarming tale, made even more special by Golubeva’s bright, beautiful and multi-coloured illustrations, is an ideal and sensitively handled concept for young children who are getting used to have a new sibling in the house.

An entertaining story packed with inspirational messages…”

Buy As Quiet as a Mouse


Not Without my Whale by Billy Coughlan and Villie Karabatzia

“All the family will have a whale of a time following the fortunes and misfortunes of reluctant schoolboy Arnold and his rather large, rather smelly and very unusual pet.

Inspired by her own son’s fears about going to school, author Billy Coughlan and illustrator Villie Karabatzia work some special animal magic in a warm, funny and reassuring story that helps to build self-confidence and proves that the greatest joy really can come from creature comforts!”

Buy Not Without my Whale


Aerodynamics of Biscuits by Clare Helen Welsh and Sophia Touliatou

“Adventure-loving youngsters will be over the moon with this quirky, jet-setting picture book from an author with her sights set on outer space.

Talented illustrator Sophia Touliatou adds extra life and colour to an action-packed story that provides plenty of food for thought… and will leave youngsters hungry for more!”

Buy Aerodynamics of Biscuits