Celebritatea costa. Iar Em Watts plateste factura altcuiva. Intai, Em se trezeste in trupul extraordinar al modelului adolescentin Nikki Howard. Apoi descopera ca magnetul de barbati Nikki are cateva secrete foarte periculose. Acum fuge de un megalomaniac, Robert Stark, de fiul lui sexy si poate de insasi adevarata Nikki. Dar e greu sa dispari cand chipul tau e prezent pe toate afisele. Si singu..
A charity broker con artist has raised millions of dollars in donations, only to invest them in a form of genetically modified corn that has the power to release an airborne strain of virus so powerful it can knock out an entire country in one windy day. A catastrophe so far-reaching that it would raise millions of dollars more in charitable donations, all of which would be embezzled by one man. T..
This gripping final mission brings together Alex Rider's old enemies to frame the teenage superspy in an unstoppable plot of revenge, from which he can never return. Pursued from Europe to North Africa and Cairo's city of the dead - this is the twistiest and most deadly plot of any Alex Rider mission yet, and will reveal Smithers' ultimate gadget and see the shock death of a major c..
Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a world where nothing is quite as it seems. There are mad hatters, cheshire cats, enormous teardrops and terrifying red Queens - but are they all just a pack of cards? Lewis Carroll's imagination takes the reader on a rollercoaster fantasy ride, through the looking glass and beyond.
Before you consider reading the first book in the new series by Lemon Snicket, the man responsible for A Series of Unfortunate Events, ask yourself these questions: 1. Do you find sinister mysteries interesting? [ ] Yes. [ ] Why do you ask?; 2. Have you ever received a secret note and followed its very dangerous instructions? [ ] No. [ ] "No."; 3.Are you too young to be the sort of detective who..
Before you consider reading the second book in the new series by Lemon Snicket, the man responsible for A Series of Unfortunate Events, ask yourself these questions: 1. Have you seen the missing girl? [ ] No. [ ] Why would I tell you?; 2. Why aren't her parents worried? [ ] That's odd. [ ] Well, some parents are like that; 3. Can you read a note in invisible ink? [ ] I'm not sure. [ ] " "; 4. Is..
Before you consider reading this third book in the new series by Lemon Snicket, the man responsible for A Series of Unfortunate Events, ask yourself these questions: 1. Should young children drink coffee? [ ] No. [ ] Only if they feel sleepy; 2.Are schoolchildren in danger if a barn burns down? [ ] Yes. [ ] Who owns the barn?; 3. Is something suspicious going on at the Department of Education? [..
Following the best-selling Animalium, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and animal lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and explore their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page.
When the Cuthberts send to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables, their farm in Canada, they are astonished when a talkative little girl steps off the train. Anne, red-headed, pugnacious and incurably romantic, causes chaos at Green Gables and in the village, but her wit and good nature delight the fictional community of Prince Edward Island, Canada, and ensure that Anne of Green G..
Arianwyn has fluffed her witch’s assessment.
Awarded the dull bronze disc of an apprentice – to the glee of her arch-rival, mean girl Gimma – she’s sent to protect the remote, dreary town of Lull. But her new life is far from boring. Turns out Gimma is the pompous mayor’s favourite niece – and worse, she opens a magical rift in the nearby forest. As Arianwyn struggles with her spells, a myste..
During an eventful holiday in Kingsport, Arianwyn is recruited for an important mission: to retrieve the Book of Quiet Glyphs from its hiding place in the Great Wood. But as she returns home to Lull, feyling refugees gather outside the town walls and hex plagues the forest. As tensions lead to fall-outs with her friends, town squabbles and magical mishaps, Arianwyn faces a sobering truth: she alon..
Geniul criminal Artemis Fowl a convocat in Iceland un grup de elita al zanelor high-tech. Vrea sa le prezinte inventia lui care va salva omenirea de incalzirea globala. Dar I s-a intamplat ceva teribil - a devenit dragut.Si acum orasul subteran Atlantis e atacat de roboti feroce, iar dragutul Artemis nu e de folos nimanui.
Ten millennia ago, the fairy People were defeated in a great battle with mankind, forcing them to move underground. Only the eighth family of fairies remained undefeated: the demons. But now one demon has discovered the secrets of the fairy world, and if humans get hold of this information the fairies are in BIG trouble. Only one person can prevent this disaster – teenage criminal mastermind Artem..
Teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has a new mission - and this time it's personal. Artemis's mother is dangerously ill, and the only way to find a cure is for Artemis - with Holly Short by his side - to go back in time to battle his younger, more evil self . . .
Action packed and full of humour - a must-read for boys and girls aged 10+...
Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious story from Frank Cottrell Boyce: The Astounding Broccoli Boy! Rory Rooney likes to be prepared for all eventualities. His favourite book is Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared, and he has memorized every page of it. He could even survive a hippo attack. He knows that just because something is unlikely doesn't mean it won't ever happen ...But Rory ..
One day a collection of very old maps in found in a dusty library. They show where in the world monsters from mythology and folklore can be found. According to the notes left with them they were made by Cornelius Walters, an intrepid explorer from the 15th century. But did Walters really make these elaborate maps, or is it all a hoax? The librarian who discovered them is not certain ... and what..
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure
Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret – and slightly spooky – weapon up her sleeve…
“A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale… h..
This is a fantastic epic and magical adventure story set in a beautifully realised world that's almost but not quite like our own. Barkbelly is a wooden boy, brought up by loving human parents, whose life falls apart when he accidentally kills one of his playmates and has to go on the run. His journey turns into a quest for his real home and his real mother, and takes in along the way the circus..
A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country. Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the..
In this sequel to LAMENT, faeries follow James and Dee to Thornking-Ash boarding school, where James struggles with his feelings for Dee and for a dangerous faerie muse called Nuala. When Halloween plunges both Dee and Nuala into danger, James finds he can only save one. Another creepy, beautiful fantasy set in the vicious world of faerie.
Boom Splat Kablooey! is a book of brilliant (yet totally safe) explosions and experiments. Most of the ingredients can be found around the home. With detailed step-by-step instructions for each experiment, plus a geyser tube and balloons.
The 2016 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book.
From perennials to bulbs to tropical exotica, Botanicum is a wonderful feast of botanical knowledge complete with s..
Following the incredible Botanicum, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and nature lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and use their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page...
The sparkling debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country, with sparkling new cover look to tie in with later books.
Dennis was different.
Why was he different, you ask?
Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book…
Charming, surprising and hilarious – The Boy in the Dress is everything you would expe..
A heart-breaking, heart-warming novel for everyone of 10 and older – this book will probably make you cry, and will definitely make you laugh.
Cymbeline Igloo (yes, really!) has NEVER been swimming
Not ever. Not once.
But how hard can it be? He’s Googled front crawl and he’s found his dad’s old pair of trunks. He’s totally ready.
What he’s not ready for is the accident at the pool – ..
From the No. 1 New York Times Bestselling Author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo, and the story collection Tenth of December, winner of the Folio Prize for Fiction 2014.
Welcome to Inner Horner, a nation so small it can only accommodate one citizen at a time. But when Inner Horner suddenly shrinks, forcing three-quarters of the citizen in residence over the border into Outer Horner territor..
In New York lupta dinttre dou bande rivale de mafioti se incinge. Gangsterii lui Fat Sam si mafiotii lui Dandy Dan se spulbera reciproc. Fat Sam poate primi ajutor de la un singur om... Dar va putea Bugsy Malone sa salveze New York-ul? 'Of course Bugsy Malone is a great film, but it's also a great book. It reads beautifully.' (Lauren Child). Col. Essential Modern Classics.
Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world.
And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television.
Clutching their G..
WHOOSH! Inside the Great Glass Elevator, Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket and his family are cruising a thousand feet above the chocolate factory.
They can see the whole world below them, but they're not alone. The American Space Hotel has just launched. Lurking inside are the Vernicious Knids - the most brutal, vindictive murderous beasts in the universe.
So grab your gizzard! Hold your hats! Only..
The original and best magical car is back on the road, with brilliant new illustrations by Joe Berger. ‘Crackpot’ is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a WRECK, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells them what it is. Then they find that she can fly… and swim… Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is ..
The first-ever sequel to Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, written by bestselling author Frank Cottrell Boyce and endorsed by the Fleming family. Now in paperback. When the Tooting family find a vast abandoned engine and fit it to their camper van, they have no idea of the adventure that lies ahead. The engine used to belong to an extraordinary flying car – and it wants to be back on the ro..
The stories featured in this collection are:
Warlock at the Wheel
Stealer of Souls
Carol Oneir’s Hundredth Dream
The Sage of Theare
Everybody’s favourite nine-lifed enchanter makes a guest appearance in each tale. Plus man favourites from theChrestomanci novels - and a cast of thousands!
With illustrations by Tim Stevens.
“…Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, pl..
The Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fifty years and the magical events described in C.S. Lewis's immortal prose have left many a lasting memory for adults and children alike. All seven Chronicles are bound together in this new paperback edition (rebranded with HarperCollins logo). The Chronicles of Narnia have enchanted millions of readers over the last fift..
The next in the acclaimed Notebooks series invites you to meet Egypt's last pharaoh and an icon of beauty and power. The remarkable events of Cleopatra's life are examined, explained and dramatised with glimpses of what she might have written in her memoirs. From her royal childhood to her relationships with Caesar and Mark Antony, through Roman civil war to the mysterious events of her death an..
Lily's life is in mortal peril. Her father is missing and now silver-eyed men stalk her through the shadows. What could they want from her?
With her friends - Robert, the clockmaker's son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox - Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart...
Murder, mayhem and mystery me..
There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join the..
When Coraline explores her new home, she steps through a door and into another house just like her own - except that things aren't quite as they seem. There's another mother and another father in this house and they want Coraline to stay with them and be their little girl. Coraline must use all of her wits and every ounce of courage in order to save herself and return home ... but will she escap..
It's one giant leap for all boy-kind in Frank Cottrell Boyce's out-of-this-world story: Cosmic.
Liam is too big for his boots. And his football strip. And his school blazer. But being super-sized height-wise has its advantages: he's the only eleven-year-old to ever ride the G-force-defying Cosmic rollercoaster - or to be offered the chance to drive a Porsche. Long-legged Liam makes a giant le..
This is a new title in Young Reading Series Three, which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. After being framed by jealous rivals, young sailor Edmond Dantes is sent to a gloomy prison for 20 years. He orchestrates a daring escape and disguises himself as a rich count to gain revenge on the enemies that framed him. This..
The heart-warming new story about family and friendships from Newbery Medal-winner Katherine Applegate.
Life is tough for ten-year-old Jackson. The landlord is often at the door, there’s not much food in the fridge and he’s worried that any day now the family will have to move out of their home. Again.
Crenshaw is a cat. He’s large, he’s outspoken and he’s imaginary. He’s come back into Ja..
A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father a boy could wish for. Life is happy and peaceful in their gipsy caravan, until one day Danny discovers his dad has been b..
Casa lui Jonathan a fost atacata. Tatal lui e intr-un azil. Jonathan fuge sa isi salveze viata, dar nu are unde sa se ascunda, mai ales ca a dat peste cel mai mare secret al orasului: Partea Intunecata, unde cosmarurile merg pe strada.