Sensitively edited and with a connecting commentary by editor, Mirjam Pressler, the abridged edition of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. This abridged edition has a short prologue written by the editor, Mirjam Pressler, as well as a connecting commentary. The..
Following the incredible Dinosaurium, Chris Wormell returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and dinosaur 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...
This title profiles best known dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures, from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras and beyond. It includes illustrations, maps and anatomical diagrams, with every entry detailing appearance, activities, habitat and life cycle. This is a ground-breaking and expert study by a leading paleantologist and geologist. This seminal book covers every important dinosaur fin..
Based on the dubious members of the Wart family tree, each book will focus on the adventurous life and turbulent times of a different 'Wart' from pirate to gladiator as he (or she) experiences the peculiar misfortunes which befall all Warts throughout the centuries. Book 1 is set in Roman times. Emperor Porcus Maximus is coming for dinner and so Ditherus and his faithful slave Punio are sent (by..
Felix is not your usual hero. Though brave and intelligent, he suffers from a rare illness. His parents take him on the holiday of a lifetime to Costa Rica, where they visit the high point where the waters that feed into the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans separate. There, Felix faints and something extraordinary happens. He wakes up in a back-to-front world where magic is real and humans are im..
Twelve bestselling authors, twelve Doctors, twelve brilliant adventures in time and space for all Doctor Who fans! This print anthology features the original eleven eShorts plus a brand-new Twelfth Doctor story by Holly Black...
Archer B. Helmsley longs for adventure. But how can he have an adventure when he can’t even leave his house?
Archer B. Helmsley has grown up in a house full of oddities and treasures collected by his grandparents, the famous explorers. Archer longs for grand adventures but ever since his grandparents went missing on an iceberg, his mother barely lets him leave the house. So, along with his be..
Firedrake, a brave young dragon, his loyal brownie friend Sorrel and a lonely boy called Ben embark on a magical journey to find the legendary place where silver dragons can live in peace for ever. Along the way, they discover extraordinary new friends and a courage they never knew they had. Just as well, for the greatest enemy of all is never far behind them - a heartless monster from the past ..
Dragons have invaded Crumbling Castle, and all of King Arthur’s knights are either on holiday or visiting their grannies. It’s a disaster!
Luckily, there’s a spare suit of armour and a very small boy called Ralph who’s willing to fill it. Together with Fortnight the Friday knight and Fossfiddle the wizard, Ralph sets out to defeat the fearsome fire-breathers.
But there's a teeny weeny surp..
La Dragonsdale, unde calaria e cel mai important lucru din lume, se prefigureaza necazuri pentru cele mai bune prietene, Cara si Breena, si pentru dragonii lor. Cand dragonul Moonflight e ranit, Breena nu se mai poate califica pentru Campionatul Insular. In plus, se cearta cu Cara care zboara in spinarea superbului ei dragon Skydancer. Curand prietenia lor e pusa la grea incercare. Oare va supravi..
Jonathan is a private investigator in a decaying eastern European city, consumed by his work and his failing marriage. Approached one day by an elderly couple, he is presented with a faded photograph of their daughter, missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the image of the little girl, who was the same age when she vanished as his own daughter is now - he is compelled to find her. But one ..
Carte spectaculoasa, bogat ilustrata, mimand jurnalul unei cercetatoare din 1925, plin de ascunzisuri, foi pliate, pliculete, capcane. Coperta e aurie, incrustata cu pietre rosii, iar interiorul copertei a patra - incrustata cu piatra albastra. De la 12 ani
A companion to the New York Times bestselling Endgame series, The Complete Zero Line Chronicles is a collection of prequel novellas that follows the Zero Line, an underground group of conspiracy theorists determined to put a stop to Endgame - and save the world.
Several decades before the Players of Endgame meet at the Calling, an earlier generation of Players is learning the rules. Each has ..
Cand Jonathan nimereste din intamplare peste o conventie secreta a ucigasilor de vampiri, trebuie neaparat sa-i cheme pe prietenii lui din Fang Gang pentru a salva Castelul Heemoglobin, pe Bunicul si tot ce mai misuna prin Goolish. Plus el insusi!
A young boy is entranced by his father's ambition to fly. When his father goes off to war & doesn't return, the boy takes up that dream & makes it come true. Grown up, & with a son of his own, he then wonders to what amazing places this dream, passed down from generation to generation, will take his son - perhaps to the stars?
LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN! It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. For one thing, Elf School can be annoying when you have to sing Christmas songs everyday - even in July - and when you fail all your toy-making tests. Also it can get very, very cold. But when the jealous Easter Bunny..
What's going on in this town? It's a mystery. Thirteen mysteries, to be exact. Paintings have been falling off walls, a dog has gone missing, and a specter has been seen walking the pier at midnight.
Join Lemony Snicket, author of All the Wrong Questions and A series of Unfortunate Events, in this investigation of thirteen suspicious incidents. Then turn to the back of the book to see how the..
Cartea celebreaza 100 de ani de la premiera baletului lui Stravinsky Pasarea de foc. Aici avem povestea pasarii care fura merele de aur ale regelui Vaslav. Cine va prinde hotul de foc? Cartea a fost premiata pentru ilustratii.
Winner of the Best Story Blue Peter Book Award 2017
A thick white blanket covers the wide slopes of the band of hills known as the Razorback Downs . . .
Podkin is the son of a warrior chieftain. He knows that one day it will be up to him to lead his warren and guard it in times of danger. But for now, he's quite happy to laze around annoying his older sister Paz, and playing with his baby ..
A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB. Best friends James Bowen and street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in BOB, NO ORDINARY CAT James, with Bob's help, has begun to find his way in the world. Along with the adventures and the fun there have been tough times too, but thro..
A delightful tale of victory against all odds from master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo, lavishly illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Every fox in the whole town, in the whole country just about, is a football fan And we all have an impossible dream.
In a cosy den under a garden shed lives a family of foxes. They love to watch football all foxes do. But their favourite team keeps losing and lo..
The perfect crime - it's a work of art, in Frank Cottrell Boyce's ingenious story, Framed.
Dylan is the only boy living in the tiny Welsh town of Manod. His parents run the Snowdonia Oasis Auto Marvel garage - and when he's not trying to persuade his sisters to play football, Dylan is in charge of the petrol log. And that means he gets to keep track of everyone coming in and out of Manod - wh..
This book contains clear instructions and illustrations that demonstrate how to create different bracelet styles and patterns. Also included are five different coloured threads, multi-coloured beads and charms!!
Max and Olivia have discovered that Morgana Le Fay is plotting to use a mysterious 'Swordspell' against King Arthur at the Festival of Chivalry. They don't know what the spell is or how to stop it, and Olivia also has her training for the Squire's Challenge to worry about. But things are made even worse when Merlin is called away unexpectedly, leaving Max and Olivia without his magical protectio..
The direwolf, a large creature of the north, is the sigil of House Stark. Stone statues in the image of the direwolf flank the entrance to the crypt at Winterfell and have remained there as faithful guardians for generations.
Another hilarious and moving novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country. A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David’s previous bestsellers. Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she want..
George Kranky created his own Marvellous Medicine to deal with his grizzly old grunion of a Grandma. You definitely can't do that at home (so don't even try!), but here's some amazing science that you can do!From concocting home-made slime to creating your own volcano, these fun experiments are all easily done, following simple step-by-step instructions and using everyday household objects.Inspi..
Cronicile Ordinului of the Golden Quills, despre the Secret Folk: uriasi care traiesc ascunsi. De pilda, Gog si Magog, uriasi de tot felul (viata lor, castele, obiceiuri, traditii, costume, coafuri, ocupatii. Exista si o parte care studiaza uriasii cronologic si pe arii geografice. Ilustratiile sunt exceptionale. O carte-cadou mai mult decat frumoasa. Pe coperta intai sunt incrustate patru pietr..
Prepare to be swept away to a land unlike any other, with a cast of friends you'll have for life.
A charming modern fairytale with crossover appeal, full of 'oddments, wisdom and joy' (Holly Black).
September is a twelve-year-old girl, Somewhat Grown and Somewhat Heartless, and she longs for adventure. So when a Green Wind and a Leopard of Little Breezes invite her to Fairyland - well, of ..
In the kingdom of Fairyland-Below, preparations are underway for the annual Revels ...but aboveground, the creatures of Fairyland are in no mood for a party.
It has been a long time since young September bid farewell to Fairyland, and she is excited to see it again; but upon her return she is shocked to find that her friends have been losing their shadows, and therefore their magic, to the ki..
Quite by accident, September has been crowned as Queen of Fairyland - but she inherits a Kingdom in chaos. The magic of a Dodo's egg has brought every King, Queen, or Marquess of Fairyland back to life, each with a fair and good claim on the throne, each with their own schemes and plots and horrible, hilarious, hungry histories. In order to make sense of it all, and to save their friend from a j..
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BELIEVE IN MAGIC? It is Christmas Eve and all is not well. Amelia Wishart is trapped in Mr Creeper's workhouse and Christmas is in jeopardy. Magic is fading. If Christmas is to happen, Father Christmas knows he must find her. With the help of some elves, eight reindeer, the Queen and a man called Charles Dickens, the search for Amelia - and the secret of Christmas - begins ...
September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home, and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers.
Here is another rich, beautifully told, ..
Tatal lui Tommy Frazer s-a recasatorit. Acum Tommy are o mama noua si trebuie sa mearga la o scoala nous - Bell Valley Middle School. Tommy nu uraste scoala, doar ca e greu sa iti faci noi prieteni, iar scoala e atat de mare incat te poti si rataci in ea. Ceea ce se si intampla. Intr-o clasa goala, Tommy aude vocile - voci de copii care striga dupa ajutor. Vocile se aud din spatele zidurilor...
The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback! Jack's Grandpa...*wears his slippers to the supermarket *serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner *and often doesn't remember Jack's name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day...An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this bo..
In these delightful tales, Oscar Wilde employs all his grace, artistry and wit. The Happy Prince tells of the statue of a once pleasure-loving Prince which, with the help of a selfless Swallow helps people in distress. As well as The Nightingale and the Rose, The Devoted Friend and The Remarkable Rocket, this collection contains The Selfish Giant, a remarkable story of the redemptive power of lo..
Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors – and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone … Dobby..
Harry Potter is preparing to leave the Dursleys and Privet Drive for the last time. But the future that awaits him is full of danger, not only for him, but for anyone close to him - and Harry has already lost so much. Only by destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes can Harry free himself and overcome the Dark Lord's forces of evil. In this dramatic conclusion to The Harry Potter Series, Harry..