The beautifully detailed illustrations by Nicola Bayley capture the warmth and magic of this delightful story. A visually impaired boy introduces us to colours as he experiences them — through his senses of hearing, touch, smell and taste. F E Higgins Publisher: An original and fascinating book by a talented new writer, which explores themes of trust, redemption, forgiveness and natural justice in the context of a dark and gripping mystery. Auntie Urooj is lonely so Shaima decides to sign her up with the Truly Deeply Muslims online marriage agency.
But her new suitor Rasheed isn't all he appears to be Three children, each with their own special ability, are plucked from the streets in different cities around the world. They are brought together and trained as ninjas to continue to protect the Moon Sword - a source of great power. In the second gripping installment of the adventures of the Ketty Jay, Captain Darien Frey finds himself seeking an alien treasure on a dangerous island. Ronan discovers why his mother has filled all his spare time with classes of every kind, from martial arts to fencing.
Think Anthony Horowitz meets Dan Brown and be prepared for a fast and spectacular ride in this first book in a series. Columba, growing up in Australia on the eve of the Second World War, knows Europe only as a far-away place where mysterious events occur and threaten her life. A poetic account of the Second World War. This teen fantasy, originally published in , is a rip-roaring ride filled with fantasy, girl-power, romance and danger. Charlie and Pav's friendship becomes something more complex, when the bombs and the Old Country soldiers come. This compulsive teen read successfully achieves a difficult balance: An intriguing blend of psychological thriller and fantasy, this is an impressive and unusual debut.
Focusing on a friendship between two young refugees, The Bone Sparrow is one of those rare, special books that will break your heart with its honesty and beauty - but is ultimately hopeful and uplifting. The year is and Necessity Bonehill lives miserably in a boarding school for young ladies. Overwhelmed by boredom, she is unable to resist temptation when an exotic-looking bottle arrives from her uncle along with instructions never to open it.
He has a fashionable wife, a Park Avenue apartment and a Southern mistress. This sniggeringly funny, totally deadpan adventure is a joy to read. Piotr Socha and Wojciech Grajkowski Translator: This glorious book will introduce you to the bee world. It is fantastically illustrated in a cartoonish style that is big, bold and great fun. Translating the letters of sixteenth century alchemist's daughter Elizabeth Weston, Nora finds herself on the trail of a powerful secret encoded in the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
This wonderful book about the magic of clouds is full of surprising and original poems, perfect for upper key stage two children either at school or at home.
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Malcolm is drawn into a dangerous world of secrets and intrigue — and a mission to protect baby Lyra, whatever the cost. Joshua Pearl is a fairy prince in a human world, trying to make his way back to his one true love through our history. This sweeping fairy tale of love and memory will bewitch readers who long for epic romance and otherworldly magic. A powerful story narrated by Death, about: B J Novak Publisher: Demanding to be shared, this is a fresh and enormously funny book that children will want to hear time and time again.
When Property Jones's family win the amazing opportunity to take over a huge bookshop in London, they can't wait to move. But Property thinks there's something fishy going on. This crime caper has lots of warmth and laughs. The Borrowers are tiny people who live in the secret places of old houses - behind the mantlepiece, inside the harpsichord, under the kitchen clock. Travelling on a gigantic train, The Boundless, Will witnesses a brutal murder - and it is up to Will to save the train. A rollercoaster of a read, with thrilling turns, dazzling characters and non-stop action.
The Box of Delights. A magical old man has asked Kay to protect the Box of Delights, a Box with which he can travel through time. But Kay is in danger: Abner Brown will stop at nothing to get his hands on it. The police don't believe Kay, so when his family and the Bishop are scrobbled up just before Christmas, he knows he must act alone When Toby goes to the Globe theatre to thieve, he meets a sad and despairing figure: This funny chapter book celebrates the power of art and imagination in all its forms - and has some wonderfully arch illustrations.
This is the story about how four classmates have a massive impact on the life of Ahmet, a boy that comes to their school as a refugee from Syria. But Vix is regretting being a host — she already has enough to do caring for her disabled mother. Taking place in a believable urban, multicultural environment that will be familiar to many young readers, Polly Ho-Yen's debut is an impressively moving and thought-provoking story that will touch children and adults alike. A child's imagination is a wonderful thing and Paul's is more wonderful and vivid than many.
He has a theory - that the moon is not really the moon but a great big hole in the sky. A funny, life-affirming quest for identity that sees year old Elvis Crampton Lucas and his adoptive dad racing across Norway, pursued by a shadowy villain. Becket Rumsey decides to investigate the reasons behind the strange actions of some of the adults in his life. With the help of his brother Billy and his pet snail Brian, he uncovers some difficult truths - and some beautiful ones. Multi-award-winning author David Almond returns with this pleasingly eccentric story of a ordinary boy who embarks on an unusual adventure.
Marcel turns off the sun and plunges the world into the cold and dark. Can he find a way to put things back to normal — and quickly? Bright, glossy, humorous and thought-provoking. A P Winter Publisher: Everyone in Penvellyn has grown up on the stories of Ferenor, an abandoned land of mages and magic that now lies in myth and ruin.
Touches of steampunk and fantasy mix together in this magic-filled adventure. Written, unusually, in the present tense, this dystopian fable expresses an idea about the way the relationship between nature and society could develop. The book moves along quickly, never boring, always painting an interesting picture of a family dealing with mental illness and a family dealing with the cultural differences of old and new, East and West.
Allora is a small town so close to the ocean that fish fly out of the tumultuous sea; it's a town so small that secrets are impossible to keep. It is , and in Oldbury Town there is to be a football competition. Rood End Primary enters its two best teams, but there are a few others who want to make their mark too. The Beast is enjoying a lovely bit of peace and quiet when terrified villagers from a nearby island beg for his help in finding the source of a horrifying howling.
Grorks are shy, easily frightened creatures, and the one in this story is no exception. When his friend, the greep, suggests going for a walk to the wood, the grork is terrified This book oozes personality and with so much going on it promises to maintain the attention of young readers for hours at a time.
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Tomas sets out to find his father, terrified that the Brockenspectre - a mountain monster which his father had told him about - has got him. B R Collins Publisher: Celebrating the th centenary of the Children's Crusade, The Broken Road imagines the story of a group of young people to Jerusalem to regain the city from the Saracens for the Christianity, which took place in the 13th century.
Joe has always lived in a sterile room in a hospital. He's the 'bubble boy': Charlie goes in search of something he is good at, that will make him feel better after being picked on at school. When he discovers skateboarding his whole life changes, but can he persuade his overprotective Mum to let him develop his talent? The boy loves his grandmother dearly. Best of all, he loves the stories about her life as a prize-winning architect.
One day, she promises she'll build him an extraordinary house. Now his grandmother's gone, and he's heartbroken.
But in her garden there are bricks and girder and he begins to build…. Norman the bear loves honey, so he thinks up an ingenious plan to get his paws on as much as he can eat - by enrolling at Bee School! An endearing tale about friendship and loyalty. It's World War Two and Britain is on the brink of invasion. A fast-paced adventure that zips along and mixes up the facts with tantalising mythical and magical elements.
With bold, easy to read rhyming text and beautiful pictures to fire the imagination, this book, exploring all manner of transport and adventure, is one to be treasured and shared. Blending a tense and compelling murder mystery with a thoughtful story of self-discovery , this is an impressive debut novel. Twins Bul-Boo and Madillo are determined to save their friend Winifred from an arranged marriage with her uncle's friend, who is old enough to be her grandfather.
An imaginative, entertaining story about scary new beginnings, featuring some comical, crazy characters and sprinkled with funny illustrations.
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The Call masterfully blends fantasy, horror and folklore. They take their revenge by 'calling' teenagers to the Grey Lands - where they are hunted, tortured or killed. When year-old space mad Stella visits NASA, the last thing she expects is for a black hole to follow her and live in her house as a pet. A heartwarming, sensitively funny and uplifting illustrated story of one girl's journey in confronting her grief. Britain is in a bad way. Flooding, fuel shortages and overseas military commitments have taken their toll on the environment and the economy.
The Castle is a fast-paced adventure story that is sure to keep readers turning pages. It also touches upon issues of domestic slavery, politics and human rights. Two orphaned peasant children, Pia and Enzio, find a pouch, stolen from the King and dropped in their path. A fairytale about rich and poor. David Henry Wilson Illustrator: This is a timeless fantastical story about overcoming greed, power and corruption.
Lorina is a brave heroine, who fights for what is right against all odds. There are lots of other fun characters, too - all illustrated by the wonderful Chris Riddell. The bold, earthy colour palate and close observation of the human and natural world make this a striking collection to be treasured — and remembered. When the royal castle is destroyed in an Unfortunate Incident involving a fire-breathing dragon, the King and his best friend, the cat, are forced to find an alternative home.
When Sally and her brother are left alone on a rainy day, they think they are in for a dull time - but then the Cat in the Hat appears. Little Brown Books for Young Readers. After causing havoc at home, Jingles the playful kitten disappears, and the family spends Christmas frantically searching for their beloved pet. This amusing festive tale, with comical illustrations, is ideal for newly-confident independent readers. Annie M G Schmidt Translator: Miss Ponsonby is reclusive and eccentric. She is certain that she has living with her, in feline form, not only her dead parents and friends, but Queen Victoria.
There is a cave that is home to a creature: A laugh-out-loud story with a very BIG surprise and some glorious artwork: Manil Suri's new novel, The City of Devi , is a weird postmodern dystopia, a thriller and a love story. Jacob Sager Weinstein Illustrator: Hyacinth Hayward is on a mission to save her kidnapped Mum. A delightfully silly, surreal and addictive adventure. Orphan Seren Rhys has been sent to live with her mysterious Godfather after living for 12 years in an orphanage. The possibility of her first happy family Christmas seems like it might finally be within her reach.
On her solo journey to Wales, Seren is given a mysterious package to look after by a stranger and ends up feeling obliged to take it with her. Everyone loves art class; everyone except the little girl who sits alone and draws nothing, a black cloud glowering above her. Many years after an unspecified cataclysm, the Earth has been shattered into a myriad of tiny planetoids floating in a vast ocean of air.
Franklin was called 'The Cloudspotter' - and he didn't want to share his clouds with anyone. That's why he pops the infuriating Scruffy Dog into a hot-air balloon and lets her fly away. A charming story about a lonely little boy who finds a friend. Humour, adventure, mystery and plenty of innocent childhood antics pepper this comical chapter book for young readers. Once you enter, you can never leave. Delightfully dark and gorgeously gothic, it is certain to enchant fans of all things chilling and supernatural.
An original and entertaining picture book using colour, collage-effect illustrations and a delightfully cute monster to help youngsters identify and understand different emotions. On Hassan's first day at school he paints a colourful picture of his home and family in Somalia, but then adds soldiers, flames and bullets. Drawing on personal experiences of living in a family blighted by depression, this unusual, yet important, book may help youngsters to make sense of an illness they cannot see.
It offers a wide range of opportunities and new ideas for parents and schools, working across the curriculum through art, history and beyond. This adventure book is a total rollercoaster ride that will catch your breath as gutsy Cass weaves in and out of peril. After all, who doesn't want swashbuckling fun and women warriors with the hearts of lions? Fortunately she meets Morag, a friend from orchestra, who says she can stay at her house. The comic-strip adventures of Calvin, a naughty boy with a philosophical bent, and his soft toy tiger companion Hobbes, delighted readers from to The General of a powerful country sends his troops into the last unconquered territory, but to their surprise, when they march across the border, they meet with no resistance.
Gareth P Jones Publisher: Ever woken up to an eerie howl in the night and wondered what it was? This creepy tale about the Considine family might just have the answer. Laura Knowles and Jennie Webber Publisher: The great beauty and diversity of the coral reef is explored in this stunningly beautiful picture book, which is a true work of art.
The rhyming non-fiction text scans well and the information about coral reef conservation is pitched at the right level. Barrington Stoke Picture Squirrels. This accessible and diversely illustrated picture book gives helpful suggestions for more or less any reading issue. It's likely to especially interest schools. A madcap, yet moving, story about having the courage of one's convictions, even when others doubt you. One night, a little cow falls to earth from the moon, but none of the earth animals speak her language.
Jane Doe appeared on the steps of the mysterious Manor with her sick father as a baby, and ever since the residents of Bluehaven have considered her The Cursed One. But Jane's about to find out who she really is in a storming, funny and gripping adventure romp. Monsters under the bed AKA The Creakers are acknowledged as scary, but the warm and humorous narrator will make more nervous children feel they are in safe hands. After reading this brilliantly creepy book, you'll never look at a potato in the same way again.
Kurtagich has created an incredibly assured, claustrophobic horror with a fractured and troubled teen narrator that will have you gripped to the very last page. Who has left it, and where is its matching pair? An engaging story with a rhyming text and a fun Croc puppet attached to bring the story to life. Witty, colourful and delightful. Matty is sick, and very sad because he's too sick to go to the Queen's birthday party!
But when he gets an unexpected visitor, it seems that Matty might not miss out after all Jennifer Bell has built a wonderful new world in which readers can immerse themselves, in this pacey, magical adventure. There are twists and turns, new creatures and strange, 'uncommon' objects to discover around every street corner.
In the dark depths of winter, Brave Crow sets out on a dangerous journey to find the Sun, and beg for warmth. Inspired by a Native American myth, this beautiful picture book shows how courage and kindness are what really matter. Will finds a small creature caught in a trap in the woods; a hob. The discovery of this magical creature signals the beginning of an incredible adventure for Will. A more challenging read that really fires the imagination. The Hunter is a cold, cruel man who lives only to kill rare animals and collect their skins. When the Hunter discovers that a pack of English wolves, long thought to be extinct, live in the Surrey countryside, he resolves to kill them all at any cost.
This is a fantastic sequel for this dystopian series. Interspersing her text with archive photos, Cat Winters combines history with the supernatural in her celebration of independent women in early twentieth-century America, and highlights the fight for women's suffrage. Amanda Wood and Mike Jolley Illustrator: Natural World is an extremely beautiful reference book that explores the way that habitats, plants and animals are connected, and the way that all elements of nature work in harmony.
This funny, touching and compelling novel was the winner of the inaugural Booktrust Teenage Prize. Gripped by a strange fear, England closes its doors to the outside world. In a tunnel beneath Wales one man opens a crack in a mysterious stone wall, and all over the island of Britain people react with horror to perfectly normal machines.
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Abandoning their cars on the roads and destroying their own factories, many flee the cities for the countryside, wh…. How often do we wonder if things might have turned out differently but for a single random act or event? When a bad fairy plots to kidnap the baby prince, Princess Peony must act fast to save her brother.
Engaging characters, plenty of humour and a smattering of magic combine in this contemporary fairy tale for confident independent readers. Roman has a lot of misadventures, and this book is a non-stop comical disaster ride. Ideal for kids who find bodily functions, scabs, bogeys and toilet humour hilarious.
Brilliantly written, this is an original and exciting story set in England and London during the Blitz. Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen Publisher: Aspiring concert pianist Lisa Jura is just 14 when she is forced to leave Germany behind and travel to England on the Kindertransport. Told by her daughter Mona, it's an eye-opening insight into life as a young refugee during World War Two. Ahlberg and McEwen's fourth fast, funny and improbable story about the Gaskitt family is as ingenious as its predecessors. Bat lives with his grandmother in the central African savannah and rears cows.
One day he finds an orphaned baby elephant, and so begins a special relationship. Ying Chang Compestine Illustrator: Amy is feeling alone: The only one who seems to have any time for her is her loyal dog, Choc. Set in a dystopian world where technology is flawed and magic abounds, this is the second instalment in the Worldquake sequence. This exciting fantasy adventure is peppered with portals into other dimensions, evil plots and monsters. When Father Christmas sets off to deliver the presents, poor Bear is left behind in the workshop!
How will he make it to Tom's house in time for Christmas morning? Lift the flaps to find out, as he chases Santa's sleigh through icy seas and snowy forests, all the way from the North Pole to Tom's cosy bedroom.
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From the creator of Miffy, comes a beautiful edition of Dick Bruna's charming Christmas Book complete with a press-out crib scene. In this delightful title he retells the birth of Jesus using simple text and charming illustrations. In s Liverpool, young Bronwen and Dylan find kindness from an unexpected source when they are frightened by what they think is a ghost on Christmas Eve.
It's Christmas Eve, and two mice are curled up in their mouseholes. One is comfortable and warm with a candied plum to eat, but the other has nothing at all. Milly is awakened in the night by a beautiful unicorn who helps to create a magical Christmas for her family. If you ever doubted that dinosaurs and Christmas would work well together, read this book. It is bursting with loveable characters, fast-paced adventure and, of course, Christmas spirit. Bestselling author and columnist Caitlin Moran wrote The Chronicles of Narmo when she was just a teenager herself. An attractive story interspersed with rhymes, telling of two sisters, Churki and Burki, and their dog, based on the artist's own childhood memories in an Indian village.
One night, the night-light goes out, and the dark calls Laszlo down into the basement to meet it. James and Webster, a pair of unlikely friends, embark on a curious rampage across the Devonshire countryside: This is probably one of the greatest fantasy sequences ever written. Darkly magical and intense Cooper weaves her storytelling wonder over fully realised characters and worlds, drawing in the reader and leading them on a journey that will leave them clambering for the rest of the series.
This is a gripping and unsettling story with some disturbing characters and a menacing atmosphere which pervades throughout. A dark but compelling read. Chris Hadfield with Kate Fillion Illustrator: The Fan Brothers Publisher: One night as a boy, Chris Hadfield watches the Apollo 11 moon landing and decides to be an astronaut. This atmospheric book draws on the Commander's childhood fear of the dark, and his realisation that dreams can come true. With a refreshing spin on the traditional roles and full of sinister undertones and dark magic, this is a bewitching and exciting modern fairy tale for this generation of readers of YA fiction.
A warm, reassuring tale about individual talents and about belonging, which will appeal to small children everywhere. Glorious illustrations swirl through the pages in a crescendo of appealing, harmonious images. But when Mike tries to get his dad back, he finds he's already been traded for an electric guitar.
How were they to know it would pinpoint the exact location of Planet Earth to Alan, the grumpiest alien in the universe? One day, a surprising stack of postcards arrives for Duncan. They are all from his old forgotten crayons, demanding to be brought home to the crayon box. A captivating, comical sequel to The Day the Crayons Quit. Award-winning illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers has teamed up with film writer and director Drew Daywalt to create this gorgeously colourful picture book.
Long ago, when the world was new, Lindiwe gazed down from the heavens, proud of the earth and the creatures she'd created. A heartbreaking picture book that perfectly explains the displacement of people, and especially children, in war, and the trauma experienced by people forced to leave their homes. Jack and Ed think things are looking up after they escape boarding school in this sequel to The Enemy , but then something terrible happens that will put them in more danger than ever.
This is an utterly compelling and creepy psychological thriller which has the reader gripped from the very first page. In this reinvention of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' a young boy sets out to sea with his uncle, but the voyage is soon damned by a curse that throws them off course. The Government has a plan to clean up the environment — closing down motorways and returning the roads to nature. When Scott Williams' father is found dead in his government office, Scott resolves to find out the truth behind his death.
The story has many twists and turns. Through Uncle Pogo we are introduced to interesting inventions and unusual inventions and the monsters help Nelson to become better at making friends. For all of his short life, Pepper Roux has been waiting to die. Now, on his fourteenth birthday, he knows he won't have to wait much longer. A chilling story of a future where Longevity drugs have made sections of the population almost immortal. This is a thought-provoking read. A sweet little girl happily sets off to visit her best friend for tea through a deep dark wood full of lurking witches, trolls and giants.
Edgy Taylor has a gift - he can see demons in the crowded streets of Victorian London. A gripping, gothic, horror story lightened by its dark humour and unpredictable characters. Strange things are happening in the dead of night. Children who put a tooth under the pillow for the tooth fairy wake to find Have you ever wondered if magic spells actually work? Well, Grace and her four best-friends have. Joseph is a half-goblin boy leading a miserable life as a tavern servant. When he finds a mysterious parcel he hopes that by returning it to its owner he might be offered a new, exciting life as a sailor or pirate.
But he soon discovers that there are dangerous magical forces abroad that will stop at nothing to regain the package. Detective Dog Nell is famed for her sleuthing skills in this witty detail-packed book, full of exuberant rhyming couplets - perfect for sharing and reading aloud. Ella has a secret so toxic she dare not share it - not even with Max, the guy she loves.
Soon the couple get caught up in a cycle of revenge and violence, in this pacey and engaging thriller for young adults. Twins Sam and Niamh accompany their father to Florida each summer while he tries to unravel the mystery of their mother's disappearance at sea nine years ago. Aimed at older readers, this novel deals with adult themes of birth, sexuality, teen pregnancy, gang-culture, abuse and post-natal depression, but all in Wilson's usual credible, accessible style.
Watch as a new estate is built, from the demolition of old properties to families moving into their new homes. J C Hysu Illustrator: This retelling of an old Chinese folk tale is beautifully illustrated in a contemporary, cinematic style and offers a glimpse at the culture and traditions of an ancient civilisation.
Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter Illustrator: Danny is greedy and spoilt - he already has so many toys there is no space in his room. When he sends Santa a long list for Christmas, St Nick decides to teach him a lesson. Dinah is having a bad day — nothing seems to be going right: Lars Joachim Grimstad Translator: Don Bartlett and Sian Mackie Publisher: This enjoyable and very funny story of adventure and intrigue is a brilliantly witty political satire appealing to a wide age range from early teens to adult.
Nine-year-old Mafalda has a degenerative eye condition. She starts to keep a list of all the things she'll miss when her sight goes, but also the constants that surround her. Tender and thought-provoking, with a powerful but unforced message. In this lively and atmospheric tale of s New York, party girl Evie finds herself investigating a sinister string of occult murders. The valley was a picture of harmony until the dog appeared and ate everything up.
A sensitive and fascinating portrayal of how Christmas might be experienced by a boy on the autistic spectrum, and how a therapy dog provides reassurance and helps him enjoy the festive season. Spooky and atmospheric, The Dogs is everything you could want from a murder mystery and ghost story. Doll Karolina is saved from war in her native Land of the Dolls and transported to Poland to live with a man known as the Dollmaker - only for their lives to be turned upside down by World War II. An unusual novel blending reality with folklore and fantasy that will have a lasting impact on readers.
There's a Dickensian flavour to this satisfying time-travel tale, which takes its teenage hero on a journey from gritty modern-day London, to the city of the s. Jenny Valentine presents another enthralling, perplexing and thought-provoking novel exploring family, friendship and identity. Sally Gardner lives up to her reputation for delivering ambitious and highly imaginative writing for teenagers in this unusual and complex historical novel. Peanut butter sandwich Nancy McNutty must battle a giant killer doughnut in this hilarious, tongue-in-cheek picture book full of puns and spot-the-joke illustration.
An uplifting story about a timid baby dragon and a friendly young knight who discover they have much more in common than people think - and refuse to fight. Freya Hartas chapter headings Publisher: When spirited young dragon Aventurine is tricked into drinking some enchanted hot chocolate, she is turned into a human girl. Dragons, magic and chocolate combine in this captivating fantasy adventure. In this collection of 11 stories about Vikings, you will encounter sailors, traders and explorers. It had sounded so easy: Edward was going to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on holiday.
But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the postman is fleeing down the garden path. An exceptional debut novel that is packed with adventure, magic and humour. Emigrating to America, a girl loses the trunk that contains her beloved dress. The dress then embarks on an epic around-the-world journey to find her. A poetic and exquisitely illustrated story about love, loss, the passing of time and the power of memory. Life" series, which focuses on musical instruments from around the world, created by award-winning picture book author and artist Ken Wilson-Max.
In this book, we meet the drum. Seventeen year old Bianca believes her friends are all much more attractive to boys than she is herself. Wesley, a boy whom she hates, confirms this when he tells her she is 'The Duff' - the designated ugly fat friend chosen by other girls to draw attention to themselves. Lynne Reid Banks Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books. Paul Hansen must follow the dangerous Eagle Trail through the Pyrenees Mountains to get to England and escape Nazi persecution in this well-researched historical drama.
Learn about the inner workings of our earth, including earthquakes, volcanoes, thunderstorms and tsunamis; animal life on earth; the earth regions and the impact of humans on the planet, including information on migration, population and sustainability in this comprehensive hardback book celebrating the biodiversity and structure of this fascinating planet. Engaging, harrowing and thought-provoking, this is a story that should not be forgotten.
Danny and his mother Cathy are on the run from her abusive boyfriend, Chris. They go back to the Edge, Cathy's childhood home, which she left after having Danny at the age of sixteen. The first book of The Edge Chronicles which sees Twig start his quest to find out who he really is. Cade and his friends are forced into action to defend their beloved home; they must summon the combined forces of the Deadwoods to repel the force of their enemies. A storm is brewing far in the open sky, headed straight for the floating city of Sanctaphrax.
But, when Twig has lost his memory of being warned of this catastrophe, he must find his crew and save the day.
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The second part of the Twig Saga follows Twig as he joins the crew of the Stormchaser in a dangerous quest to collect stormphrax to save the floating city of Sanctaphrax. Fleeing the scene of his father's murder in the city of Great Glade, Cade Quarter smuggles himself onto the Xanth Filatine , a floating skytavern that journeys over the vast landscape of The Deadwoods.
A mythic-feeling story about a girl who lives on the flat marshes, fishing for eels, and soon befriends an otter that will help her flee danger. Professor Ohms, a scientific detective, takes you on a journey of discovery around the periodic table. Packed with many weird and wonderful facts, it's perfect for any aspiring scientists or detectives!
One day, an elephant offers a baby a ride through the town, and the set off on a great adventure. Who is the culprit? This is a magnificent magical mystery that keeps you guessing until the very end about who the culprit might be. This story provides an engaging context in which much wider, complex environmental issues are explored. A foolish greedy lion and a disloyal crocodile are two of the animals who get their just deserts in this quirky and beautifully-presented collection of traditional Indian folk tales.
In a distant future in which wars, riots and environmental crises have changed the world as we know it, year-old Silver is an Elite, specially chosen to guard the city of Neo-Babel. Detailed and original, yet never sacrificing the human story for fantasy, this is a fabulous book that will enchant and inspire.
This new fantasy adventure will appeal to lovers of Narnia and Harry Potter. Readers will enjoy immersing themselves in …. An unusual and atmospheric story set in the run-up to World War II. As London's children prepare for evacuation to the countryside, they are horrified to discover that their beloved pets are due to be put down. The Emperor of Absurdia awakes one morning and can't find his snuggly scarf, so after checking with The Wardrobe Monster, begins to search for it. This is a satirical story about a very vain Emperor who adores beautiful new clothes and has wardrobes full of them!
Marina Le Ray Publisher: The story is told simply, using short sentences and a small number of frequently repeated words. Award-winning writer and director Richard Curtis turns his hand to picture books in this magical festive story, beautifully illustrated by Rebecca Cobb. A magical tale of a little girl whose enduring love brings a very special horse to life. With a traditional feel and timeless quality, it could be a future family favourite. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move into a new home, they discover a mysterious wood on their very doorstep. When the sickness came, the adults became ill.
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My poem felt a bit "fluffy" compared to the excellent work you guys all did! Link Reply Parent Thread. LIke Andi, I'm all for snoozing in the sun, but I also think I could be friends with a "fabric" mouse.