New Release Books by Nicola Baxter

Nicola Baxter is the author of The World of Mermaids (2025), Princess and the Jewels (2018), My Storybook of Fairies and Elves (2018), Stop That Tractor! (2015) and other 263 books.

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The World of Mermaids

release date: Dec 31, 2025
The World of Mermaids
Far beneath the silvery sea there is a secret world. Now you can find out everything about the magic of mermaids.

Princess and the Jewels

release date: Jun 30, 2018
Princess and the Jewels
Who has stolen the royal jewels? The royal procession cannot go ahead without them, and young Princess Arabelle is not pleased! This was to have been her very first procession - but why are the royal guards so reluctant to track down the thief? She soon learns that a dragon has taken the jewels, because only a dragon loves treasure so much that he would steal from the royal family. The guards are reluctant to take on such a mighty beast, but the Princess is not afraid! Follow Arabelle through royal chambers and out into the moonlit forest as she saddles her horse and rides off to find the dragon''s cave in the side of the Magic Mountain. However, when she comes face to face with the dragon, the creature is not quite what she had been expecting...

My Storybook of Fairies and Elves

release date: Jun 30, 2018
My Storybook of Fairies and Elves
This captivating collection presents a score of stories from a mysterious kingdom of fantastical creatures. Fairies flit and fly in The Magical World of Fairies and Elves, with parties, flying races, songs and laughter. The Dreamland Fairies take care of dreams for everyone, from mermaids and unicorns, to you and me. The Fairy Princesses have palaces and pretty dresses, but they can also do magic! Find out more about these fascinating creatures and how they use their special powers to help make the world a wonderful and beautiful place.

Stop That Tractor!

release date: Dec 01, 2015
Stop That Tractor!
The tractor in this story is fast and fun, and your child''s first steps in reading can be just the same when you share this book at home or school. The book can be used in several ways to help young readers build confidence. Adults can begin by reading the illustrated words at the edge of each left-hand page with the child. Have fun trying to spot the same terms within the story itself. Finally, all the illustrated words can be found at the end of the book, so the child can enjoy checking all the phrases that you can now read together!

Catch That Plane!

release date: Nov 01, 2015
Catch That Plane!
The plane in this story is fast and fun, and your child''s first steps in reading can be just the same when you share this book at home or school. The book can be used in several ways to help young readers build confidence. Grown-ups can begin by reading the illustrated words at the edge of each left-hand page with the child. Have fun trying to spot the same terms within the story itself.Finally, all the illustrated words can be found at the end of the book, so the child can enjoy checking all the phrases that you can now read together!

Boredom Buster

release date: Apr 01, 2016
Boredom Buster
Make ''are we nearly there yet?'' a thing of the past. This brilliant book of games for the whole family is guaranteed to make any journey more competitive and a lot more fun. Packed with word games, memory games, spotting games, counting games, solo games, silly games and lots more.

My Travel Journal

release date: Apr 06, 2016
My Travel Journal
Never forget an adventure with this bright and bold journal. Packed with tons of fill-in fun, from lists and logs to doodles and collages. Draw the view from your hotel window, create the ultimate holiday playlist, make a city skyline from your ticket stubs and lots more. Backpack sized, with an elastic closer to keep souvenirs safe. It''s a must-pack item for any trip.

My First Bedtime Stories

release date: Feb 07, 2016
My First Bedtime Stories
Eight sweet sleepytime tales, with foil decorations throughout and special indented windows on the cover.

Magical Bedtime Stories

release date: Oct 01, 2015
Magical Bedtime Stories
CHILDREN''S / TEENAGE FICTION & TRUE STORIES. A charming collection of bedtime stories for children aged 3 and up in a beautiful slipcased gift edition. Ages 5+

Princess Sparkle

release date: Jul 07, 2015
Princess Sparkle
This delightful boardbook has indented holographic foil details on every page, bringing to life all the dazzling gemstones, sequins, butterflies and candles in this story about a little princess who loves all things sparkly.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

release date: Sep 01, 2011
Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Ladybird First Favourite Tales
This eBook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices. Based on the traditional fairy tale ''Goldilocks and the Three Bears'', this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Follow the naughty Goldilocks into the house of the three bears, and see what happens when they come home and find her! Part of the Ladybird ''First Favourite Tales'' series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this story contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.

Rainbow Fairies

release date: Jan 07, 2015
Rainbow Fairies
This enchanting boardbook has indented shiny foil details on every page, bringing to life all the flickering fairy wings, shiny sunbeams, pretty petals and shimmering stars in a story about a fairy who finds out what her own magic powers are going to be.

The Three Little Pigs: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

release date: Feb 28, 2011
The Three Little Pigs: Ladybird First Favourite Tales
This eBook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices. A perfect introduction to the traditional fairy tale ''The Three Little Pigs''. Join the three little pigs as they set off to see the world, build their houses and encounter the big, bad wolf. Part of the Ladybird ''First Favourite Tales'' series, this story contains amusing pictures and lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.

The Teddy Bear's Picnic (Giant Size)

release date: Feb 07, 2015
The Teddy Bear's Picnic (Giant Size)
It''s fun to start reading with this great big book based on a well-loved theme. Join Tim, Tessa and Eddy the teddy bears on their picnic - none of them has very much food to take, but by sharing and working together, they have plenty.

Trouble on the Ice

release date: Oct 01, 2014
Trouble on the Ice
These are first reading books for 3-5 year olds. Join Rosa and Tom as they travel to the frozen North...and into a whole heap of trouble! Learning to read is ''snow'' trouble at all with this larger-than-life adventure - perfect for show and tell. The book introduces words such as anchor, iceberg and whale - all of which are encountered by Rosa and Tom. Silly situations, repeated vocabulary and bright pictures on every one of the giant-format pages will help children to feel confident as they develop their reading skills.

The Little Red Hen

release date: Jan 07, 2015
The Little Red Hen
A supersized retelling of the popular story, perfect for use in show-and-tell! Vibrant illustrations, simple repeated language and a picture dictionary help with first steps in reading.

Trouble in the Jungle

release date: Dec 01, 2014
Trouble in the Jungle
A safari adventure proves unexpectedly troublesome for young Alan and Jack, who practice early reading and vocabulary skills while navigating the lush terrain and colorful wildlife of the jungle.

Learn to Spell

release date: Jan 19, 2015
Learn to Spell
Learning how to spell is fun with this bright and lively interactive book. Join Wizard Spellfast as he conjures up lots of word puzzles to try; 80 magnetic alphabet tiles can be positioned on the pages over and over again, providing plenty of spelling practice.

Snow White

release date: Jul 07, 2014
Snow White
Retells the story of the princess and her seven dwarf friends.

Trouble in Space

release date: Feb 17, 2014
Trouble in Space
Astronauts Ali and Jo blast off to the moon and encounter a comet and friendly aliens.

The Bunny Tales Collection

release date: Jan 21, 2014
The Bunny Tales Collection
Different members of the rabbit family each have a story to tell, including Half-cousin Colly, Baby Honeybun, and Great-Grandma Guggles.

The Puppy Tales Collection

release date: Jan 21, 2014
The Puppy Tales Collection
Tells the stories of the dogs of Houndsville and their misadventures, including Mrs. Gruff the grocer, Sir Woofington Paws, and Miss Bark the bookseller.

My Ballet Theatre

release date: Nov 06, 2013
My Ballet Theatre
Young dancers everywhere will love this amusing and warm-hearted tale, and the pop-up layered pages allow readers to peek through windows and doors, exploring the charming illustrations.

Its Santa

release date: Aug 01, 2006
Its Santa
As Christmas draws near, Santa is very busy! This pop-up book shows just what he needs to do to make children''s dreams come true.

A Sparkly Ballet Story

release date: Nov 06, 2013
A Sparkly Ballet Story
It is the night of the Grand Gala and Madame Amata and her students are all set to perform, but something terrible happens that puts the show in jeopardy.

Shapes

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Shapes
Have fun spotting all the shapes with Missy the Mouse as she tries to decide how to decorate her room.

We Love Animals on the Farm

release date: Dec 01, 2013
We Love Animals on the Farm
Find out about farm animals and their cute babies in this beautifully illustrated book for little ones. Detailed pictures and simple but informative captions make this a perfect book for young animal-lovers who want to know more.

A Sparkly Pony Story

release date: Nov 06, 2013
A Sparkly Pony Story
Ellie loves ponies and dreams of one day having her own pony in the country.

My Perfect Doll's House

release date: Oct 07, 2013
My Perfect Doll's House
A girl and her doll, Annabelle-Mae, get a new dollhouse and begin decorating the rooms to make them perfect for Annabelle-Mae.

Silly Rhymes and Limericks

release date: Jul 17, 2013
Silly Rhymes and Limericks
A crazy collection of 44 wacky and wonderful rhymes from some of the world''s most famous writers, such as Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Alexander Pope… and of course the prolific Anonymous! A beautifully illustrated anthology the whole family can enjoy.

One Direction

release date: Jun 07, 2013
One Direction
An all-new edition of the awesome, fun-packed quiz book on worldwide phenomenon and winners of Best International Group, One Direction. Brimming with puzzles, quizzes and games, fanatical followers of the band will enjoy testing their knowledge of the fab five and find out if they are true super-fans. It offers activities that include cool fill-in stories, wordsearches, spot-the-difference games and much more. Including 8 pages of gorgeous glossy photos, this is the one and only activity book for any fan of the hottest, hippest boy-band around.

Little Red Riding Hood

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Little Red Riding Hood
Presents an adaptation of the folktale in which a young girl meets a hungry wolf on the way to her sick grandmother''s house.

A Storybook of Ugly Ogres and Terrible Trolls

release date: Jun 01, 2013
A Storybook of Ugly Ogres and Terrible Trolls
Collects ten stories about trolls and ogres in which they have a party, have a contest, and have a wedding.

The Wonderful World of Fairies

release date: May 30, 2013
The Wonderful World of Fairies
Collects eight stories about how Fairyland began and the life of fairies who live there.

The Mermaid and the Star

release date: Jan 01, 2014
The Mermaid and the Star
This is the story of a mermaid who is happy in her warm, blue ocean until she finds something so wonderful that nothing can ever be the same again.
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