The 91-Storey Treehouse is the seventh book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.
Join Andy and Terry in their now 91-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including the world's most powerful whirlpool, a mashed-potato-and-gravy train and a human pinball machine. Why not try your luck on the spin-and-win prize wheel or hang out in ..
The first magical book in the festive series, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould
BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE
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THE TRUE STORY OF FATHER CHRISTMAS
If you are one of those people who believe that some things are impossible, you should put this book down right away.
(Because this book is FULL of impossible things.)
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A new adventure series set in the Land of Stories universe from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, Chris Colfer, perfect for new and old fans! For fans of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co.
When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: she is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and m..
This is the classic story by Charles Dickens retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Set during the French Revolution, the lives of Charles Darnay and his family are changed forever as the drama unfolds. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. It comes with internet links to find out more about the life and times of Charles Dickens...
Al doilea roman grafic al creatorilor Capitanului Underpants. E anul 500001 I.Chr, si fericitul oras natal al lui Ook si Gluk din Cleveland, Ohio, e atacat. Cea mai puternica corporatie a raului din viitor a invadat trecutul, iar baietii si micul lor dinozaur, Lily, au dat de bucluc. Cand un portal misterios ii duce in anul 2222, dau de un nou prieten intelept. Dar vor putea afla secretul pentru a salva orasul?..
Meet thirteen-year-old Agatha Oddly – a bold, determined heroine, and the star of a stylish new detective series.
Agatha Oddly has been a detective for as long as she can remember – she’s just been waiting for her first big case. And nothing gets bigger than saving the City of London from some strange goings-on.
With a scholarship to the prestigious St Regis School, a cottage in the middle of Hyde Park, a room full of beloved sleuthing novels, and a secret key that gives her access to a wh..
"Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise..." This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort's vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family! Perfect for joining in, this story is fantastically fresh and funny - you'll laugh your pants off! Now in a brand new, Ready to Read format for early readers!..
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 it safe to follow a suspicious woman through the streets of an empty town? [ ] Probably not. [ ] Wait..
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? [ ] Of course. [ ] But learning is fun!; 4. Would you like a cup of coffee? [ ] No, thank you. [ ] I th..
From David Baddiel, the brightest new star of children’s books and winner of the LOLLIES award, comes a laugh-out-loud adventure for every child who ever wondered what it might be like to be a bit of an animal…
Malcolm doesn’t like animals.
Which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. What the house is NOT full of is stuff Malcolm likes. Such as the laptop he wanted for his birthday.
The only bright spot on the horizon is the Year Six school trip, which ..
This brand new addition to the Usborne Young Reading series focuses on animals and the roles they have played in conflict, both modern and ancient. Find out how elephants helped Hannibal attack Rome, why pigeons saved hundreds of lives in World Wars 1 and 2 and how a little donkey called Murphy came to the rescue of wounded soldiers in World War One, along with many other stories of heroism and courage. Usborne's Young Reading series was developed in conjunction with experts from Roehampton Univ..
The end is nigh. Apocalypse has dawned. Everyone has gone ... everyone, that is, except for two dogs. Unbeknownst to Brownie and Apollo the world has turned to utter chaos. It is only when dinner time comes and goes, that the pair slowly begin to realise that their owners might be Gone For Good.
There's only one option - leave the comfort of their sofa and head into what's left of the world. With only their wits about them, Brownie and Apollo must find a way to survive. It's a dog-eat-dog wor..
The end is nigh. Apocalypse has dawned. Everyone has gone ... except for our heroes: Brownie, Apollo and their ragtag group of strays.
Having raided a supermarket and defeated some very mean mutts, our heroes find themselves out of food. So when they hear a rumour of a Twonkies factory, and all the Twonkies they could ever eat, they think they've won the Twonkie jackpot.
The only catch is the cat guarding the factory – and this 'cat' is MUCH bigger than any feline they've ever met. C..
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 mysterious darkness begins to haunt her – and it’s soon clear there’s much more than her pride at stake …
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 alone can find the Book, and wield its secrets … The second book in James Nicol’s enchanting Appre..
Cand se intampla ceva rau in casa in care locuieste Araminta, de obicei ea e suspecta. Insa acum nu are de-a face cu disparitia broastelor vrajitorului Barry. Insa ea trebuie sa le gaseasca si nu e deloc usor. Al treilea roman din seria "Araminta Spook"..
A cincea carte din seria Araminta Spook. Unchiul si matusa Aramintei pleaca in Transilvania, iar Araminta ramane de ziua ei singura, doar cu verisoara Matilda sa aiba grija de ea. Doar ca Matilda nu vine singura ci impreuna cu doua fantome adolescente foarte neastamparate, Ned si Jed. Vor izbuti cele doua fete sa alunge fantomele?..
Araminta Spook incearca cu disperare sa gaseasca darul potrivit pentru ziua cand fantoma ei preferata, Sir Horace, implineste 500 de ani. Autoarea a scris si best-seller-ul "Magik".Ilustratii de Jimmy Pickering. Cartea e insotita de o papusa Aramnita..
Meri Pebble, professional spy mermaid, has a new mission. She's going to be a personal assistant to the Sushi Sisters (famous for their notorious appearance on reality TV programme Catwalk Prawn, and for driving around in a submarine shaped like a giant bit of sushi). Beattie, Mimi, Zelda and Steve the talking seahorse are coming along for the ride as the least convincing glam squad ever.
Meanwhile, on land, their human friend Paris is moving from California to a castle in Scotland complete wit..
A gloriously funny and anarchic series full of wizards, queens and more than a little mudPerfect for fans of Andy Stanton, Danny Wallace and Roald DahlBeatrix the Bold is a queen. A very bold queen. And she's also only ten years old. But that's never stopped her from doing anything before, and it's not going to stop her now. She's on the run from the Evil Army AND her evil aunt Esmerelda, but she's getting closer to finding her long-lost parents, whom she hasn't seen since she was a baby. She ju..
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY STEVEN SPIELBERG, starring Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as THE BFG!
On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant.
Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle.
But there are other giants in Giant Country: fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat.
Sophie decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her..
Lottie a atat de emotionata sa descopere ca batranul papagal morocanos din pet-shop e de fapt o pasare phoenix! E o pasare de foc magica, cu o multime de puteri speciale. Se poate preschimba in orice pasare vrea si poate indeplini dorinte…..
A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David’s inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field’s witty, stylish illustrations.
What if it was every day?
This is the story of Sam Green, who really, really, really loves birthdays. He loves the special breakfasts in bed. The presents. The themed parties. Blowing ..
'A delicious series that is as unexpected, as hilarious and as more-ish as any you could wish for - or grow! A true must-read for anyone who believes that a little magic, coupled with the soils of a garden, can bring forth a brilliant adventure or three' Onjali Rauf, author of The Boy at the Back of the Class
'Shepherd has created a magical series that makes eyes shine with wonder, hearts swell with warmth, and rooms fill with giggles' Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs
The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller. A book of hope for uncertain times.'Feeling a little blue? Meet the new Winnie the Pooh.' The Daily Mail'A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart' Richard CurtisEnter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons.The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, hun..
*A brand-new official companion guide to The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan!*
Mysterious incidents are wreaking havoc throughout Camp Jupiter. And if the Romans don't find out who-or what-is behind the episodes soon, the Twelfth Legion could implode.
So things are looking pretty serious.
Suspicion falls on Claudia, the Fourth Cohort's newest probatio. After all, the mischief started shortly after she stumbled into camp. Plus, she's a daughter of Mercury, the god of thieves and tricksters.
Can I Build Another Me? follows a child s hilarious, wildly inventive train of thought as he decides to make a clone of himself and starts to ponder what makes him HIM. Is it the scar on his knee or his sticky palms? Is it his love of acorns or the way he winks? The more he thinks about it, the more complicated it becomes..
Perfect for children who wonder what makes them unique...spins its philosophical plates with humour and dexterity--The Guardian
Uses illustration and gentle humour to encou..
Povestea bietei fantome care a avut proasta inspiratie de a-si face datoria de fantoma bantuind o familie de americani care s-au mutat in castelul Canterville e repovestita pentru micii cititori care incep sa aiba incredere in ei insisi...
Captain Cat and the Great Pirate Race is a laugh-out-loud piratical adventure from Sue Mongredien, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst, creator of the bestselling Great Women who Changed the World.Patch is a ship's cat who lives aboard the Golden Earring. Along with her friends Cutlass the parrot and Monty the monkey, Patch frequently gets her pirate crew out of trouble – although they never realize quite how much she does to save their skins . . .In their second swashbuckling adventure, the pirate cr..
Illustrated by the bestselling author and illustrator of Great Women Who Changed the World, Kate Pankhurst, Captain Cat and the Treasure Map is a laugh-out-loud piratical adventure from Sue Mongredien, perfect for newly confident reads or to enjoy together.
Patch is a ship's cat who lives aboard The Golden Earring. Along with her friends, Cutlass the parrot and Monty the monkey, Patch frequently gets the pirate crew out of trouble – although they never realize quite how much she does to save th..
Zoom into action and join our hero for a triple wedge of chunky action, freaky horror and crispy laffs! There are terrible toilets to defeat, evil aliens to send packing, and heaps of other totally horrible villains too. But will Captain Underpants have the wedgie-power to tackle them all?..
When naughty George and Harold hypnotise their headteacher, they accidentally create the greatest superhero in the history of their school -- Captain Underpants! His true identity is so secret that even HE doesn't know who he is...but he's fighting for truth, justice, and all things pre-shrunk and cottony!! If you're a naughty villain like the diabolical Dr Diaper, watch out! Captain Underpants has wedgie-power on his side, and he's coming your way..
One bumper book with three times the wedgie power! Bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring everyone's favourite super-hero, including: Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1..
One bumper book with three times the wedgie power! Bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring everyone's favourite super-hero, including: Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2 Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers..
Gemenii John si Philippa Gaunt se trag dintr-un stravechi neam de djini. Pot indeplini dorinte si se pot transforma in animale. Porniti intr-o misiune secreta, sa recupereze o straveche carte de vraji, calatoresc pe jumatate din Pamant si nimeresc in ghearele teribile ale celui mai puternic djin care a existat vreodata...
Fiery magic in a land of ice! Midnight intruders and murder by snakebite sweep John and Philippa Gaunt headlong into their third fantastic adventure. In snowy Nepal, the Children of the Lamp face the ultimate test of their amazing djinn powers. Can they uncover the venemous secrets of an evil Snake Cult to find the long-lost talisman of the Cobra King? Praise for CHILDREN OF THE LAMP - 'Pure, action-packed fun' (THE TIMES)..
John si Philippa Gaunt sunt gemeni si sunt diferiti: au puteri de djini. Dar vor putea ei sa il infranga pe Iblis? Acesta a trezit din somnul lor razboinicii unui imparat mort de mult. Razboinicii sunt insetati de razbunare..
Doar gemenii John si Philippa Gaunt, descendenti ai djinilor, pot salva lumea de o straveche profetie incasa. Adanc in jungla amazoniana se intalnesc cu un vechi prieten, Dybbuk, care vrea sa deschida un portal blestemat pentru a-si recapata puterile de djin. Vor putea gemenii sa il opreasca inainte sa distruga totul?..
In the third sensational and side-splitting Cinders & Sparks adventure, Cinders and her companions continue their quest to find Fairyland – but the scary Hunstman is close on their tail . . . Perfect for readers of 7-9 and fans of Shrek and Frozen.Cinders, her talking-dog, Sparks, a horse called Mouse, and Hansel (who accidentally – on purpose – ate some of a witch’s gingerbread house) continue their quest to find Fairyland. But even the bravest questers get hungry, and when the quartet stop..
Everybody knows that Cleopatra is the most famous of all of Egypt's queens and that she had a nasty accident with a snake. But did you also know that Cleopatra:
Married both her brothers?
Had her younger sister killed?
Everything you would ever want to know about Cleopatra!..
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator together in a single bumper volume with phizz-whizzing new Roald Dahl branding!In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Mr Willy Wonka opened the gates of his amazing factory to Charlie Bucket, our hero, and four repulsive children. They are Augustus Gloop (greedy), Veruca Salt (spoiled), Violet Beauregard (gum-chewer) and Mike Teavee (TV addict).Next, in CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR, Charlie and his family find them..
When a boy swaps his dad for two goldfish he does not really think through the consequences! After all, he is not the only person who can swap stuff. When the boy is told by his mother that he has to get his father back it is not so easily done. It seems that the father has a pretty high value as he has been traded by one child to the next leaving a trail that the son has to follow. Where will it all end?..
After an escapade goes wrong, Queen Hippolyta chastises Diana for not living up to the Amazon standard. Diana just can't seem to measure up, no matter what she does! Literally every other person on the island is an adult proficient in their trade and mighty in body, while she is gangly, sometimes clumsy, and not particularly proficient in anything. She's not Wonder Woman yet. What Diana needs is a friend; someone her own age whom she can talk to. But when she decides to take matters into her own..
Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into a new year and a new school where undersize weaklings share the corridors with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving.
Desperate to prove his new found maturity, which only going up a grade can bring, Greg is happy to have his not-quite-so-cool sidekick, Rowley, along for the ride. But when Rowley's star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend's popularity to his own advantage. Recorded in his diary with comic pictures and his very own..
Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going 'old school' just too hard for a kid like Greg?
Praise for Jeff Kinney: 'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' (Sun). 'Kinney is ri..
Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is out now!
The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie..