Scare yourself silly with Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories by Jeff Kinney, the #1 international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!
Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson's imagination. You'll meet zombies, vampires, ghosts, and much more in these comically terrifying tales.
Rowley's spooky stories might leave you laughing, but beware-you could end up sleeping with the lights on!
Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible – by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage!
Shylo has always been the runt of the litter, the weakest and queitest of all of his family, his siblings spend their days making fun of him for not being like the rest of them. But when Shylo stumbles across a band of ratzis and overhears their evil plan to take a photo of the Queen in her nightie, it's up to this unlikely hero to travel to London and inf..
‘Packed with fun, fantasy and the sort of adventure guaranteed to have sticky little fingers hungrily turning the pages’ The Mail on Sunday
‘The Royal Rabbits of London is sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated' The Times
The adventure continues for Shylo and his Royal Rabbit friends in this charming series from bestselling authors Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore and illustrator Kate Hindley, which shows that even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero.
Life is an adventure...
Runaway Robot is a funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together, from the award-winning Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton.When Alfie goes to Airport Lost Property, he finds more than he bargained for. A lot more. Because there's a giant robot called Eric hidden away on the shelves. Eric has lost one leg and half his memory. He's super strong, but super clumsy. He's convinced that he's the latest technology, when he's actually nearl..
A spellbinding story, now in paperback, from the Sunday Times-bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
'A story bursting with imagination, sparkle and tender heart ... I adored it!' JASBINDER BILAN
'Both souful poetry and thrilling adventure; powerful and delicate, chilling and comforting' SOPHIE ANDERSON
'Ripping propulsive plot, gorgeous imagery, floating fairytale prose ... absolutely loved it' ROSS MONTGOMERY
In an Italian city ra..
'It doesn't matter if you're born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan's egg!' (from The Ugly Duckling) This collection brings together some of Hans Christian Andersen's most popular fairy tales - including The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and Thumbelina - in a celebration of one of the world's most widely recognised children's authors. With universal themes and dark humour at their heart, these moralistic tales have delighted readers since first publication in the ninetee..
Take to the skies in this thrilling new series from author Alex English. (BEWARE: THERE WILL BE PIRATES!)
11 year-old Echo Quickthorn has grown up believing that nothing exists outside the Kingdom of Lockfort, but everything changes when an eccentric professor parks his airship outside her window armed with a map that shows all the magical places that exist beyond the city walls.
Together with her pet lizard, Gilbert, Echo sets off on an incredible adventure to find her missing mother; an ad..
'A shimmering thrill-ride of a book. I loved every page.' Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe
'Sky Song made my heart sing - I loved it!' Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars
'A dazzling snowstorm of an adventure, with hope at its heart' Emma Carroll, author of Letters from the Lighthouse
‘I cannot recommend highly enough… a brilliant, heart-stopping, tear-inducing, soul-soaring adventure’ MG Leonard, author of Beetle Boy
‘A truly magical tale’ The Guardian
The new children’s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams – a fantastically funny tale illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
WELCOME TO THE ISLE OF MULCH…
This little island is home to a large number of horrible grown-ups. The school, the local park, the toy shop and even the island’s ice-cream van are all run by awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all – Aunt Greta Greed!
Something needs to be done..
Dark, scary and magnificently illustrated, this is a new series not to be missed!
The great walled city of Hangman's Hollow is at war with the forest outside.
Into this war, one dreadful winter's night, fate delivers a skinny, helpless boy.
But maybe Pip isn't as helpless as he seems. Maybe he is the one who will defeat the wood witches and rescue the children of Hangman's Hollow ...
Praise for the Something Wickedly Weird series:
'Engagingly illustrated ... cheerful, fast-movi..
When young novice monk Brother Beowulf is sent to spy on Spook Johnson, he has no idea of the trouble he's about to find himself in. Johnson boasts to Wulf of his battles against demonic creatures, and even seems to imprisons local witches, though Wulf is sceptical - not least because the church has taught him that Spooks are a force for evil, and not to be trusted. But then the monsters Johnson claims to fight turn out to be very real indeed, and soon Wulf is forced to seek help from another yo..
The next thrilling and magical adventure set in the multi million copy bestselling world of The Spook's Apprentice.
Wulf has left behind his life in the monastery and is now the Apprentice to Spook Johnson, assisting him in protecting the County from denizens of the dark - which mainly involves Wulf acting as bait.
But Wulf is captured by Hrothgar, a giant with abilities to conjure subservient creatures - or tulpas - from his imagination. And he strongly suspects that Wulf has these abilities ..
A World Book Day 2020 Author
'I've always wanted to be a Star Hunter. But I don't want to be the kind that looks for old stars that have already been burning for millions of years. I want to find the brand new ones - the ones that have only just been born and are searching for the people they've left behind...'
Following the disappearance of her mum, 10-year-old Aniyah suddenly finds herself living in foster care. With her life in disarray, she knows just one thing for sure: her mum isn't gone..
Read about magic trousers, a goat that does cartwheels and a pair of football boots that let you fly!
This marvellous mixture of hugely entertaining stories will provide hours of reading fun to delight every 6 year old..
The extraordinarily moving, funny and original new novel from the author of the rapturously acclaimed BLOOM.“You were born raging, Frances Frida Ripley. That’s what happens when you’re born in a storm.”
Frances’s parents were not prepared for her birth: they had a blanket and an easel and some paint, but not anything useful, like a car or a phone. So it’s no wonder Frankie has always had a temper. She was born on a BEACH, in a STORM.
What Frances was not prepared for was dying in a freak natur..
Fionn Boyle, Storm Keeper of Arranmore, is facing the fight of his life. The terrifying all- powerful sorceress Morrigan has been raised from the dead and has sealed off the island from all help.
Fionn is the only thing that stands between her and a dark future. He's got to find a way to defeat her. But there are some terrible choices in store for Fionn as the dark sorcerer begins to take his nearest and dearest for her own. With only two candles left to burn, will Fionn master his powers in tim..
'Assured, witty and inventive. This debut has "future classic" written all over it.' - The Guardian
Pack your suitcase for a magical adventure! Perfect for fans of The Train to Impossible Places and The Polar Bear Explorers' Club.
At the Strangeworlds Travel Agency, each suitcase transports you to a different world. All you have to do is step inside . . .
When 12-year-old Flick Hudson accidentally ends up in the Strangeworlds Travel Agency, she uncovers a fantastic secret: there are hun..
Pack your suitcase for a magical adventure!
At the Strangeworlds Travel Agency, each suitcase transports you to a different world. All you have to do is step inside...
Flick is now a badge-wearing member of The Strangeworlds Travel Agency so when an urgent summons arrives at Strangeworlds from Pirate Queen Nyfe, she and Strangeworlds Society guardian Jonathan immediately pack their bags for an adventure to Queen Nyfe's world: The Break, a place of magic and piracy.
Nyfe's world is falling apa..
The paperback edition of this phenomenally successful book by Dav Pilkey, the creator of the bestselling CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS series. George and Harold (the co-stars of the enormously popular CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS series) are in big trouble again! Their mean principal, Mr Krupp, has had it with their comic books. But the boys aren't giving up, and they decide to create an all-new epic novel about a subject they've never tackled before! Dr Dilbert Dinkle started his career as an ordinary, everyday evi..
It’s the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from bestselling Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers young and old racing to the finishing line.
The Taylor TurboChaser is a road-trip rollercoaster… with a twist.
At its heart is the unforgettable Amy Taylor. Amy loves cars, and dreams of being a driver. But there’s a major catch: her slow old wheelchair with its broken wheel. When Amy finally gets a new electric one, it’s exciting… at first.
But standard engines only have ..
Sute de intrebari surprinzatoare si raspunsuri fascinante despre: Science & Technology, The Human Body, The Natural World, Our World, Outer Space, History & Events. De folos pentru proiecte scolare. Ilustratii color excelente pe fiecare pagina..
Sute de intrebari surprinzatoare si raspunsuri fascinante despre: Science & Technology, History & Events, The Human Body, The Natural World, General Knowledge, Our World, History and Events. De folos pentru proiecte scolare. Ilustratii color excelente pe fiecare pagina..
Sute de intrebari surprinzatoare si raspunsuri fascinante despre: History & Events, The Human Body, The Natural World, General Knowledge, Our World, Science & Space. De folos pentru proiecte scolare. Ilustratii color excelente pe fiecare pagina..
Tell Me Which? is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing quizzes, settle arguments, and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Which? focuses on questions with openings such as 'which one', or 'which of these', in topics ranging from world history to scientific questions. Tell Me Which - Is the tallest building in the world? Planet is the biggest? Is the largest fish? Communities live in th..
Sute de intrebari surprinzatoare si raspunsuri fascinante despre: Science & Technology, The Human Body, The Natural World, Earth & Space, Ancient History, Modern History. De folos pentru proiecte scolare. Ilustratii color excelente pe fiecare pagina..
There's a haunted shipwreck off Whale Island, and a rare diamond was lost when the ship sank. When the Thea Sisters' biology professor disappears, the mice have to dive deep into ocean to find him - and hopefully recover the priceless jewell!..
Surorile Thea calatoresc in Alaska pentru a participa la o conferinta sustinuta de Green mice, o asociatie ecologica. Ajunse acolo, descopera ca cineva tulbura ecosistemul, aruncand in aer gheata cu explozivi. Vor putea cele cinci prietene sa salveze gheata?..
Surorile Thea pleaca la New York sa o sustina pe Nicki, participanta la Bog Apple Marathon. Aflate acolo sunt invitate la o cina delicioasa in pizzeria familiei Pamelei. Dar cand cineva ameninta ca va da foc restaurantului vor putea Thea Sisters sa il prinda pe raufacator si sa rezolve misterul?..
An atmospheric and riveting fantasy adventure, perfect for fans of Frances Hardinge and Cornelia Funke.Pip lives on his wits in the city of Clarel. When he pickpockets the wrong man, he finds himself in possession of a strange object - a heart in a silver casket. What's more, the heart seems to be trying to communicate with Pip, and the royal officials who lost it will stop at nothing to get it back.Pip has unwittingly broken an ancient spell, and his theft will have far-reaching consequences fo..
The hilarious and ever-optimistic Timmy Failure, and his polar bear sidekick Total, create chaos as they attempt to make sense of the world in the first book in the New York Times bestselling series.
Riotously funny and perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Barry Loser, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made has been listed as one of 100 Children's Modern Classics by The Sunday Times and was chosen for inclusion in Tom Fletcher's second book club.
Meet Timmy Failure, founder of the "best" de..
"I absolutely ADORED it! A really funny, clever, brilliant play on all the Christmas tropes. It just has to be made into a movie!" Emma Carroll
"Very sparkly storytelling and a lovely portrayal of friendship" Hilary McKay
"Joyful and hilarious. I loved every moment of it." Stephanie Burgis
What if somewhere along the way we've all got the Santa story a bit wrong...? Join Blanche Claus and her best friend Rinki for a funny festive sleigh ride you'll never forget!
From Sibéal Pounder, bestselli..
The second novel in a stunning trilogy charting the life of the first High King of the Britons, sure to appeal to fans of George R R Martin, Bernard Cornwell and Simon Scarrow.
A decade has passed since the death of Caradoc, King of the Dumnonii tribe, and his friend, Flavius Magnus Maximus. Britain is battered by Pict invaders, and centurion Constantinus and his legionnaires are fighting them to the death.
Maximus's daughter, Lady Severa, holds the key to the throne of the High King of th..
The fifth book in the bestselling series from the brilliantly talented Liz Pichon.
Mr Fullerman announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'!
Which should be fun.
As long as I don't get stuck in a group with anyone who snores or worse still with . . .
. . . Marcus Meldrew.
Delia is already threatening to paint my room funny colours while I'm away.
Which is annoying.
I just hope the only surprise I have when I get home is the new pet that I hear Mum and Dad talking..
The third book in the bestselling series from the brilliantly talented Liz Pichon.
Back to school, but it's not all bad.
Sports Day, the school fair and Tom's birthday are all coming up.
And even better, his awful big sister Delia won't be at any of those events!
On the downside, Granny Mavis is threatening to make his birthday cake - uh oh!
But on the other hand, Mr Keen has asked Dogzombies to perform in front of the whole school!
Maybe they can even play at the school disco too.
The second title in the bestselling series from the brilliantly talented Liz Pichon.
No school for two whole weeks! (Yeah!)
I can forget ALL about lessons (and irritating things like Marcus Meldrew).
And concentrate on good stuff like:
Inventing new ways to annoy my sister Delia. (So many).
Band practice for DOGZOMBIES (with my mate Derek).
Watching TV and eating caramel wafers.
Eating caramel wafers and watching TV.
Unfortunately a couple of small problems called the dentist and m..
The fourth title in the bestselling series from the brilliantly talented Liz Pichon.
Seeing Delia without her sunglasses on is a BIG shock, but that's nothing compared with the surprise Dad has in store for me with his new found fitness regime.
He says he's going to compete at my Sport's Day.
Meanwhile Derek, Norman and I keep practicing in DOGZOMBIES so we're really ready for the school Talent Show.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Written in diary form
Full of Tom's doodles and pictures & his ..
The seventeenth laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated Tom Gates adventure!
Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got
THREE sad faces :( :( :(
on the school achievement chart!
And getting another sad face means Mr Fullerman won't let him go on the
Moany Marcus Meldrew is making things worse and now Tom's annoyed his grumpy sister Delia.
Can his best friend Derek help?
Will Rooster the dog stop eating his homework?
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Written in dia..
From master storyteller MICHAEL MORPURGO, and illustrated by the award-winning EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK, comes a surprising, charming and uplifting twist on The Wizard of Oz, told by a very special and unforgettable character: Dorothy’s pet dog, Toto. A perfect, collectible gift for all children (and children at heart).“I was there,” Papa Toto said, and those magic words sent shivers down my spine. It was going to be the Wizard story. “Dorothy and me were both there.”We were all silent, snuggled up..
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2019.
"Great fun!" - Philip Reeve, author of Mortal Engines
"Rip-roaring inventive adventure" - The Independent
When Suzy hears a strange noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for the Union of Impossible Places.
Whisked on board by a troll-boy, Suzy's world is turned upside down when she's asked to deliver a curse..
P. G. Bell's Delivery to the Lost City is the thrilling conclusion of the Train to Impossible Places trilogy, a magical middle-grade adventure.
When the Impossible Postal Express is charged with returning an overdue library book, Suzy Smith looks forward to a nice, simple delivery-just the thing she needs to convince her anxious parents to let her keep her job on the train.
So she's less than thrilled to discover that not only is the book alive, it's full of a growing and dangerous magic. Wors..
Suzy can't wait to return to the Union of Impossible Places on the Impossible Postal Express. But when she arrives, she overhears a dastardly plan to destroy Trollville from a shadowy and unexpected villain. Suzy and her friends must race from magical cloud-worlds to secret caverns to catch the culprit, before Trollville comes crashing down...
A pacy, gutsy, creative and dramatic story with delightful depth. ― Teach Primary
Bell's imagination takes full flight again for this second helping of ..
Recitata de porumbelul al, aceasta e povestea arcei lui Noe pe care s-au urcat toate animalel si pasarile. Pradatori si prada - au stat impreuna si tot impreuna au vazut o zorii unei lumi noi. Cartea e ilustrata excelent, iar paginile sunt embosate...
A breathtaking story of bravery, friendship and fighting for what you believe in, Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Anna Fargher's bestselling and award-winning The Umbrella Mouse, based on the true stories of the heroic animals caught in the conflict of WWII.
Young mouse Pip Hanway is in France as she continues fighting for the French Resistance group Noah's Ark: a secret gang of animals operating beneath the feet of human soldiers, whose aim is to liberate Fran..
Welcome to a world where nothing is quite as it seems . . .
Dive head first into the world of Lundinor in this magical adventure story for anyone with a Hogwarts-shaped hole in their life.
When their grandmother Sylvie is rushed to hospital, Ivy Sparrow and her annoying big brother Seb cannot imagine what adventure lies in store. Returning to Sylvie’s house, they find it has been ransacked by unknown intruders – before a mysterious feather scratches an ominous message onto the kitchen wall..
John Berger's writings on photography are some of the most original of the twentieth century. This selection contains many groundbreaking essays and previously uncollected pieces written for exhibitions and catalogues in which Berger probes the work of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and W. Eugene Smith - and the lives of those photographed - with fierce engagement, intensity and tenderness.
The selection is made and introduced by Geoff Dyer, author of the award-winning The Ongoin..
RETURN TO A WORLD OF DRAGONS, SONG-SPELLS, PIPERS AND MAGIC
Join the brave friends Patch, Wren and Barver for another adventure of magic and music! Thrill as they meet the Pirates of the Eastern Seas! Marvel as they venture to the only city where dragons and humans live side by side! Gasp as they journey high into the snowy peaks, where the greatest secret of the griffins lies hidden! And tremble as they come face to face once more with the increasingly powerful and evil Hamelyn Piper...
Vlad is the youngest member of the Impaler family, the bravest vampires that ever lived. But Vlad isn’t very brave at all. He’s even a little bit scared of the dark!Vlad’s parents are off to Transylvania and they’re leaving Vlad at Misery Manor under the watchful (short-sighted) eye of Grandpa Gory. Vlad is delighted – he’ll be able to sneak off to human school much more easily now! But there’s a catch – Vlad’s parents have set him a whole list of vampire challenges to complete before their retu..
Vlad is not looking forward to his vampire cousin, Lupus, coming to stay. Lupus can fly brilliantly, turn into a bat in the blink of an eye, and he has an annoying raven called Claw. He’s supposed to be teaching Vlad how to be a proper vampire, but all Vlad can think about is how to stop Lupus from following him to human school!
Soon, Lupus has all the humans charmed too, and Vlad is in despair. But the school play auditions show who really has talent, and who is the one with true friends. Vlad..