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Paws at the ready! Nick Sharratt is the king of flip-flaps. The jungle has never been so wild. Yes: it’s a brand new mix-and-match epic. Nick got us eating ketchup on our cornflakes. Even putting ice cubes in our beds. He’s bold. He’s bright. And now he’s in the jungle. Throwing a BIG PARTY! Leopard prints and parrot feathers. Snazzy sunglasses and cowboy hats. Wow: these animals look like rock stars! Get ready for peekaboo flaps, bouncy rhymes, zany pictures and madcap mix-ups. Crazy fun from a...
Tra-la-la! Our hero is now in technicolour. The first two epic stories, now bolder and brighter than ever.
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Mickey Bolitar’s year can’t get much worse. He’s seen his father die, sent his mum to rehab and now he’s living with his estranged uncle Myron. Then his new girlfriend vanishes… A gripping tale of crime and conspiracy.
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When everything he knows is swept away in a huge storm, Mau is left alone on a desert island – the last survivor of his world. Can he find a way to forge a new Nation?
Long setting the standard as the definitive school atlas for 10-14 year olds, this mighty new edition sets the bar even higher with its exciting case studies of Hurricane Katrina and the Indian Ocean tsunami. Based on research into how students use maps, its clear and accessible layout is accompanied by coverage of key curriculum themes such as earthquakes and volcanoes, economic development and climate. There’s also a comprehensive look at the British Isles and a focus on selected places: Italy...
So in style. Bang on-trend for Halloween. Look stylish even when the lights are off. This year, there’s only one fashion accessory that counts: the band bracelet. Way more than just jewellery. A friendship prop that you can swap, gift, share and use to show off your creativity. Well, now that autumn is here and Halloween is rushing in, here’s a quirky new spin on your fave bands. This kit includes 300 bands, a storage case, clips, a hook and a pamphlet full of great designs to try. Make glow-in-the...
The essential spy toolkit, packed with cool gadgets. Every spy’s gotta have it! This top-secret briefcase is our ultimate bestseller. Loads of great gadgets: everything you need to go undercover and make sure suspects can’t shake you off their tail. There are binoculars to give you sight as sharp as a hawk’s. Rear-view glasses that disguise you AND let you see what’s going on behind you. A secret missions file full of top tips. Plus the amazing Spy Ear device, where you pretend to be casually listening...
A complete topic that lets children discover and learn from dozens of angles. All the lessons, activities, experiments, craft templates and games you need to make your topic truly memorable.
Friendship bracelets to create and share.
Track down a notorious hunter of the deep with this mini fact-file for underwater explorers.
When Rosie the hen sets off for a stroll around the farm, she doesn’t notice a fox-shaped shadow following her… Six copies of this classic children’s book to accompany Read & Respond: Rosie’s Walk.
The classic vocabulary reference that helps older primary pupils release the power of language. One huge book of inspiration: the perfect way to add magic to written work.
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Morpurgo perfection. A donkey as fast as a racehorse? Only a magical garden gnome can make this wish come true. In Dublin, where horses run wild in the fields near the tower blocks, Jackie dreams of owning her own horse – the fastest in the world. But all she has is Gran’s old donkey, Barnaby. He’s not only slow, he’s as stubborn as a mule. Yet Jackie wishes he could run like a racehorse. And then a magical garden gnome, Mr Skip, grants her wish. Could Barnaby – ‘the Superdonk’ – really win the Irish...
These bright ABC cards let tots practise letters over and over. Have fun making letter shapes – and wiping them clean!
A bumper explosion of aliens, monsters and battles. Help Ben 10 to take his rivals down! In this book of activities, puzzles, codes and mazes, YOU get the chance to join our hero on his rounds. Help him to spot hidden threats, match aliens to their shadows, crack codes and follow clues to identify naughty villains! Will good or evil come out stronger? Weigh it up with fifty cool stickers of the good guys – and the bad ones!(Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Small parts.)
Give reluctant teen readers a thirst for stories! These edgy contemporary vampire mysteries offer them all the danger, blood-lust and horror in less than 80 pages of manageable text.
Phonics is key to the new school curriculum. So this classic series has never mattered more. Effective practice with colouring, puzzles and imaginative play. Jolly phonics: happy learning. There’s a reason Jolly Phonics is a favourite. No other phonics series has such a focus on play while helping to get you started with reading and writing. Just imagine: tracing snakes to make the letter ‘S’. Pretending to be a plane to say ‘nnnnnn’. These games and activities help you learn letters and sounds,...
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Who will turn silver next? When a boy is bitten by a strange silver beetle, he becomes the first victim of a virus. It turns flesh into metal, humans to machines. The whole world to sparkling, deadly silver…
Glitter ocean paradise with over 500 stickers. Dress up these pretty princesses so they make a splash.
Two scarecrows, one rhyme and a very naughty villain. Julia and Axel are back – but will horrid Reginald Rake spoil their story? Boo hiss: no way! Roll up, little readers: it’s a brand new picture book rhyme from the creators of The Gruffalo. Just don’t forget to bring your confetti. Scarecrows Harry O’Hay and Betty O’Barley are planning the perfect wedding, and you’re invited. There’s just one problem: a horrible baddie wants to ruin it all. Oh yes he does! The latest sensation: selling faster than...
Racism. Outrage. Violence. Hate. In a divided world, love can be a deadly thing. The Children’s Laureate will make you reconsider everything you take for granted in a shocking book that packs a knock-out punch. Sephy and Callum have been friends since childhood. But now that they are growing up, they can no longer mix. White-skinned Callum is a Nought – a second class citizen in a society controlled by the black Crosses. Sephy is a rich and privileged Cross: daughter of one of the country’s most...
Create sparkly dresses, cute cake decorations and beautiful bouquets! Bring your wedding wishes true with these doodles and puzzles.
Quick resources for the Jolly Phonics series on a handy CD. Includes action and sound pictures, and upper and lower case letters.
Sweets. Fruits. Peepholes. A magical surprise. A timeless treat every kid wants to gobble up. Hey, smallies! Don’t miss this chance to get your paws on Eric Carle’s cutaway classic. We’ve never met a little person who wasn’t hungry for this book. Poke your fingers through the peepholes as you follow a very hungry caterpillar. He gobbles up one red apple, two green pears and three purple plums. But he’s still hungry! He snacks on chocolate cake, ice cream, Swiss cheese, salami, a lollipop, a cherry...
Waited ages for Jacky to do a World War One book? Result! Suffragettes, factory smoke, love and hope in a time of darkness. Even better than Hetty. A brand new gem of a story in trademark Jacky style. Fiercely smart but trapped in a factory. In love, but thwarted by war. Opal dreams of a scholarship to university. But when her dad is sent to prison, she has to start work at the Fairy Glen sweet factory instead. The other workers despise her. Yet Mrs Roberts, the factory’s elegant owner, introduces...
“My blood ran cold. The Black Queen was looking down at me from out of the sun.” The Black Queen is what Billy calls his spooky neighbour. She always wears a black cloak and a wide black hat. She lurks in her garden, all alone except for her black cat. So Billy feels nervous when the Black Queen asks him to look after her cat while she’s away. All the same, he can’t resist the chance to peek into her shadowy house. Inside, there are chessboards scattered everywhere. Who is the Black Queen and what...
Once, being immortal seemed a gift to Ever Bloom. But now it’s turned into a curse. Ever has been dabbling in magyck – seeking to explore her own powers, hoping to find a future for her relationship with Damen. But she’s not in control. In fact, the magyck has bound her eternally to her immortal enemy, Roman. Whenever he’s near, she feels his heartbeat, his breath, his blood racing in her veins. Ever is in deep – and the one person who might be able to help must never...
Rapunzel’s story is all tangled up. Get the scissors out: it’s time for a whole new style. Like: a fractured fairy tale retelling from a series that’s all the rage. You guys just love it! Siblings Abby and Jonah have a habit of blundering into other people’s fairy tales. Now the magic mirror has sucked them into the story of Rapunzel. But they’ve got the famous tale all tangled up, and Rapunzel’s lovely hair is a terrible mess. How will they turn this bad hair day around? Prepare to giggle!
The most talked-about World War I novel of the year. Worth every second of the wait. In war, courage isn’t all about soldiers. Sometimes it’s about being left, being lost and finding out how to belong. May, 1915: the Scilly Isles. Alfie and his fisherman father find an injured girl washed up on the shore. She remembers nothing, and can say only one word: Lucy. Is she a mermaid, the victim of a U-boat, or even – as some islanders say – a German spy? As the war rages, fear and suspicion grow. Alfie...
Learn your manners with picture book royalty. A gift of a rhyme. Don’t be selfish: share it. Caryl Hart is all on course to become the reigning queen of stories for smallies. Her books have it all: massive laughs, cheeky antics, great rhymes and useful lessons to learn. Clever, huh? From Whiffy Wilson to The Princess and the Pea, she knows millions of ways to make us all laugh. If you’ve met her already, you’ll know that a treat is in store. Princess Ruby is a tiny tyrant. The most horrid, spoiled...
First they wanted pants. Now they’ve got a board book. We just hope they asked nicely. Yo ho ho! A super treat for all you little gigglers. Why should cheeky aliens get all the pants? These greedy pirates want some too. But boring cotton knickers are a no-no. Being pirates, they want pants made of GOLD! Grab your cutlass and join these salty sea-dogs on a silly treasure hunt. Funny rhymes, angry crocs, gurgling swamps. And BIG PANTS, of course!
Once upon a time, there was a cute but slightly bossy little piglet named Peppa. And when Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Peppa and baby George moved to a little house on a hill, they found out just how much Peppa loved rainy days – and jumping up and down in muddy puddles! Discover the full story of every toddler’s favourite little piggy in this colourful picture book. You can find out all about Peppa’s family – and even see a picture of baby George! Brimming with charm and humour, plus lots of fun-packed...
All the My Story strands together in one insanely huge pack! All the most shattering moments in history; all the most riveting stories. Where – and when – should you start?
Bigger fun with your magical friend: a wackier way to practise your reading. Artistic genius Korky Paul has done line drawings for ALL of them too. Yup – Winnie is back, and now her books are a little bit bigger. They each have four stories, funny pictures and enough crazy antics to make your bookshelf buckle. Time to improve your solo reading while you fall off your chair laughing. Because poor Winnie’s crazy magic usually turns out as wonky as her crooked old hat!
Zoey and the gang are back fighting evil. Well, duh, that’s what being a High Priestess is all about! But Neferet’s dark threat is coming ever closer. What will it take to keep the House of Night from being lost forever?
Wish your friends a delicious day! Sugar-icing, dolly mixtures, whipped cream swirls: send out the sweetest greetings. Like a cake box bulging with yummies, this adorable stationery kit has all the stuff you need to write luscious letters. Decorated postcards, notepads, stickers, colouring pencils, pretty erasers and more gorgeous goodies. Share them with your besties – or keep them all to yourself!(Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Small parts.)
Poor old Rhyming Rabbit feels lonely and left out. None of the other rabbits appreciate his poems. Will he ever find a friend who shares his love of verse?
Scary monsters of the deep – from the safety of your sofa! Give yourself a 3D thrill! Sharks have been swimming in the world’s oceans for over 400 million years. That’s 200 million years before the dinosaurs even appeared! In that time they’ve evolved into hundreds of species, including some of the most ferocious killing machines ever seen. So take a leap into the deep and come face to face with the scariest predators in the sea! Slip on the 3D glasses in this book and get ready for an eye-popping...
Holly Webb Holly is the best-selling author of lots of brilliant books for children. Holly read Classics at Cambridge and was working as a children’s book editor when she began writing for children. She is particularly well known for her animal stories, like Lost in the Snow and the Molly’s Magic and Animalmagic series. For older readers, don’t miss the Rose and Lily books, about magical girls and their adventures. In 2013, Holly launches two new series: Victorian crime caper Maisie Hitchins and...
Be careful of the promises you make… Years ago, local bad boy Tyler Harrington did a favour for Ashley. Now Tyler has been beaten up and hospitalised, and he’s calling that favour in. Ashley must hide an envelope for him – but under no circumstances is she to look inside it. When Tyler is abducted, Ashley opens the package. What she finds inside is the key to who is holding him. But somebody else wants the envelope, and as long as she has it, she will be in mortal danger… The heart-stopping new thriller...
Big and bright, looks great on your wall and helps tricky tables stick in your brain. Bingo. It’s no secret that times tables are tough to remember. And now you need to know the whole lot by the end of Year 4. But don’t panic – at Scholastic, we’re coming to your rescue. Just like the nice people that we are. Simply pin this poster up somewhere that you’ll see it lots, like your breakfast room or homework space. Ideally, do a few minutes practice each day, using the poster to prompt you. Maths helper...
When a dog runs off with Stick Man, where will he end up? Thirty copies of this classic children’s book to accompany Read & Respond: Stick Man
What a joy. Vivid new pictures refresh the original Ladybird fairy tales that small people like you have enjoyed for over forty years. A wholesome family staple, like Hovis bread and OXO. And just as tasty and cosy to share around your family table. Magical, timeless stories. Rich, bright colour pictures. Sturdy hardback covers that last for ages. Plus easy text that you can read alone or share with your whole family. Classic books that never go out of style.
Lustrous peel-and-stick jewels to bring alive costumes, crafts, textile work and displays. The assorted shapes, colours and sizes easily stick to all kinds of surfaces.
Love pets or dream of owning some? Now you can scratch your own rainbow-coloured zoo. All your favourite pets to bring alive. Ready, steady… scratch! Follow the simple steps to create your own bright, beautiful portraits: puppies, kittens, rabbits, horses, tropical fish or really WILD critters. Stick your finished creations on the walls to make an instant zoo. most of you liked this
When a dog runs off with Stick Man, where will he end up? Six copies of this classic children’s book to accompany Read & Respond: Stick Man.
Quick to teach and fast to act, this motivating and effective catch-up phonics programme is aimed at 5-7 year olds who need extra help with literacy.
A triple-decker full of mysteries and midnight feasts. No other school stories match up.
Hannah loves gorillas, but her father’s much too busy to take her to the zoo. But then Hannah’s toy turns into a real gorilla, who puts on her father’s hat and coat, and whisks her off on a magical trip! Six copies of this classic children’s book to accompany Read & Respond: Gorilla.
Tom’s first annual. Pranks (of course). Doodles. Tips. Silliness. We’d sell our brains for it. YEAH! There’s so much brilliance in Tom’s world it could fill several annuals. So he’s had to be really choosy and focus on the best bits. Like: Tom’s colour map of his world. The inside of his homework diary. Biscuit pyramids. Ha-ha-ha stories. And loads of fun stuff that you can do yourself. Doodle guides. Crazy games. Dumb quizzes. Nutty puzzles. Perfect pranks to play on big sisters. Great ways to annoy...
So cool. So in demand. Hands up if you want one! This head-turning tool is THE way to make your point. Eye-popping patterns and a dramatic coloured topper: no one can ignore what you say. Answer questions with it, point things out, or ask for stuff you want. You can play games with it. You can poke pesky siblings with it. If you’re really revolting, you can even pick your nose with it. The ultimate prop for show-and-tells in class – and all kinds of cheeky fun!(Not suitable for children under 3 years...
Calum Challenger is a boy with a mission: to track down supposedly mythical creatures and capture their DNA. But while Calum battles to save these beings, a murderous pharmaceutical company is fighting to wipe them out…
We hear about super storms all the time on the news, seeing shocking pictures of their aftermath. Now young readers can find out all about three headline-making storms of recent years: Hurricane Katrina, Typhoon Bopha and Superstorm Sandy.
When Bella is adopted from the orphanage by Lilith, she tries to wear pink and be polite. But one day she comes home early to find that Coven Road is really a road of witches!
What’s better than a Beast Quest? A sci-fi Sea Quest. Robotic Beasts on a distant planet. (Check out the robo killer whale.) Sharks are for wimps. The book jackets alone have taken Scholastic Towers by storm. Brand new adventures with more impact than an asteroid strike. Plus collector cards inside! In this fourth series – ‘The Lost Lagoon’ – Max and Lia are trapped on a doomed sea from which legend says there is no escape. And they’ve got unwanted company. Like: a killer whale with machine guns...
Smart as well as cute, Kitty’s in the zone to get you puzzling, sharpening your wits as you hunt out all her favourite things! It’s the most adorable way to have fun on the run.
Cats in hats and dogs on logs help your child to link words with letter sounds in this easy-to-use first look at phonics. A great support for those who are just beginning to read, this beautifully illustrated book familiarises young children with everyday words by breaking them into short letter sounds repeated in amusing phrases. Created with Usborne’s famous quality and expertise, the book follows the UK government’s reading strategy based on synthetic phonics. Children will love this engaging...
The wimp who rules the world OK (and the bestseller charts). This smash-hit series will make you chuckle like a loon. The Wimpy Kid’s disastrous life takes funny to a whole new level. Shaming best friends, nightmare first crushes and a dad who wants to send him to military academy. Whatever next? A winning combo of diary text plus cartoon pictures. Truly the king of funnies – and the king of the book charts. most of you loved this
Master the new curriculum and engage all your pupils with the brand new, completely revised Scholastic 100 Lessons series. Not currently redeemable using Rewards.
I bet you’ve never even heard of the Stuarts. They don’t sound very terrible, do they? But you’ll soon change your mind once you hear the sickening story which started when gibbering James I took the throne. Now you can find out… why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas which king picked his nose and never washed his hands why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!) Plus there are the dreadful deeds of the revolting Roundheads, the gruesome truth about ghastly Guy Fawkes, tragic tales...
A cheerful set of home/school record books for tracking the progress of young readers.
First in the gutsy series where laughter meets frights. This wise-cracking dead detective has given horror fiction a kick up the rear end.
First in the gutsy series where laughter meets frights. This wise-cracking dead detective has given horror fiction a kick up the rear end. It all starts when Stephanie’s Uncle Gordon dies. He wrote horror fiction. But when Stephanie inherits his estate, she discovers that though his books may have been horror, they weren’t exactly fiction! Now she’s being pursued by vampires, monsters and demons. Just as all hell breaks loose, an unlikely saviour appears… Eye-popping action, screaming suspense and...
Chocolate rivers and toffee trees… Magic is on the menu in Roald Dahl’s tastiest book! Charlie Bucket loves chocolate. Who doesn’t? Trouble is, his family are so poor that all they can afford to eat is cabbage soup. Yuck. But then Charlie wins a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory: a paradise of lip-smacking flavours and incredible inventions. Amid the cocoa forests and bubbling vats of sweeties, a life-changing surprise is waiting for Charlie… This book is your dream ticket into a world...
Show boys the power of reading with Oxford’s innovative, child-friendly literacy scheme. A mix of dynamic fiction and non-fiction filled with action and gadgets: a great way to hook in all your pupils and raise reading and writing standards fast.
Master maths the fun way with this colourful, entertaining home learning book. Specially created to help five to six year-olds master the skills they’ll need in the classroom, it’s full of fun exercises that feel just like play, but get young minds working and thinking! As children count things and match and sort objects, they gather a host of skills which prepare them for the challenges they’ll meet in school. Even better, there are gold star stickers and a practice book to keep...
A simple and child-friendly Kingfisher series which introduces major world faiths, explaining their history, origins, beliefs and practices in solid factual text and beautiful illustrations.
A fresh and vivid series which uses simple rhymes and engaging imagery to teach little ones all about their favourite creepy crawlies.
Thousands of list ideas, from Songs that Annoy My Parents to Me & My Deep Thoughts, with a notepad, pencil with dangly charm rubber, keepsake pocket pages and plastic over-cover to keep everything together.
Order now before it’s gone! The box set every game-savvy kid wants this Christmas. Tips from Notch himself. Build like a master. Win every battle. Don’t play like a newbie. Play like a giant. Yup: it’s the boxed block-by-block guide to the world’s biggest game. Four stunningly crafted colour hardbacks: the only thing we sell that might save your life today. Destroying hostile mobs. Creating genius builds. Releasing the power of redstone. Dominating combat. You can go in blind. Or you can buy the...
A slamming fact book stuffed with explosive records from all the top tournaments. A thrill-filled feast of soccer excitement which any fan needs to own!
Imagine our excitement: it’s the first John Green book to become a movie. All the crazy and tragic business of being (just about) alive and in love. Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few extra years, Hazel’s case has never been anything but terminal. But when a gorgeous plot-twister named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. A love story to break your heart. A film to break it all over again...
When the Second World War thrusts scrawny evacuee Willie Beech into the care of a gruff old man, an unlikely bond flourishes between them. But as Willie enjoys his first ever taste of human kindness, suddenly his happiness comes under threat again… Michelle Magorian’s heartwarming classic tells a memorable tale of friendship against all the odds, set against a stunning wartime backdrop. Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. “A marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions....
A super-sweet story of family and loyalty by major author Holly Webb, with heart-melting pictures from Sharon Rentta. Sisters Amy and Laura aren’t looking forward to the arrival of their new baby brother or sister. There doesn’t seem to be room for them any more, and they can’t help feeling squeezed out. But at least they still have their wonderful dog, Choc. Gorgeous, cheerful and faithful to the very end, he always knows just how to make them feel better…
It’s the summer when everything changes. Haven’s sister is getting married – and so is Dad. They’re both moving on. But Haven is lost in memories … until cheeky, charming Sumner Lee comes to town.
A cute piglet, a clever spider, a plucky girl. And a friendship nothing can break. No one is immune: this charming heartwarmer is one of the best-loved books of all time. Wilbur the piglet is incredibly cute and chubby. He has a wrinkly little snout that snuffles the air all day long. But what usually happens to chubby little piglets? Yuck. It’s enough to turn you vegetarian. Wilbur doesn’t want to die – and a brave girl called Fern doesn’t want him to either. She’s determined to save Wilbur’s bacon...
Touching, funny tales of a dyslexic antihero by star actor and author Henry Winkler. Now a major CBeebies TV series.
The book that kick-started the scratch craze. Set your imagination free. The idea is beautifully simple: rainbow foil hidden under black-coated card. You scratch the coating away to reveal the glittering foil colours. And as you do it, you make magnificent art. In this pioneering first book, you’ll find all the tools and ideas you need to get started. All the original and best projects to do. What will you scratch today?(Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Small parts.)
Winter: the perfect excuse to indulge in a brand new Frozen picture book. This one’s got rhymes, beautiful art and a new look at the sisters’ story. Brave, warm-hearted Anna. Icy and beautiful Elsa. You’d struggle to find two more different sisters. But being opposites doesn’t mean you can’t be great friends and make a perfect team. Written in verse and full of glorious snowy artwork, this book explores the sisters’ story as you’ve never seen it before. A gorgeous treat for sisters, brothers, besties...
Her cry rips the souls from your marrow. With her spear she snares them. She devours them. Eostra truly is an eater of souls. Winter is coming. But as Souls’ Night draws near, Eostra the Eagle Owl Mage holds the clans in the grip of terror. Now Torak must leave the Forest and seek her lair in the Mountain of Ghosts, while Renn faces an agonising decision. Wolf, their faithful pack-brother, must fight his own wrenching grief. And in the final battle against the forces of darkness, Torak must face...
David’s latest blockbuster. Spooky, daft and crazy funny. With a swindling aunt, a ghostly chimney sweep and a pet owl not called Hedwig. What more do you want? Get your orders in! Well, well, well. David Walliams has cornered the market in dastardly villains. No more cuddly folk like Mr Stink. Lately, it’s all been sadistic dentists and weirdos who like to cook pet rats. And that’s great – we haven’t had such fun baddies since Roald Dahl gave us The Witches and The Twits! Now it’s time to meet Aunt...
Easy-fit plastic jackets to prolong the life of your books and keep them looking like new for longer. Non-sticky fixing strips sit neatly on the inside back cover of the book. Ten jackets which fit standard-size books with a vertical measurement of 198mm.
Hal and Roger Hunt are in for a seriously wild adventure when they make a pioneering expedition into the uncharted waters of the Pastaza River, deep in the Amazon jungle. They’re looking for animals for their father’s world-famous collection. But someone doesn’t want their mission to succeed. They receive sinister anonymous messages, and warnings of head-hunting natives. And then, deep in the remote forest, their expedition goes off track. Facing lethal danger from humans and animals...
An appetising first look at favourite foods and flavours, talking about tasty treats in a young child’s voice. Full of delicious sensory details, this simple book is the perfect way to explore familiar foods. Easy language in a typeface which resembles young handwriting leads readers on a journey through the narrator’s likes and dislikes, from slurping spaghetti to growing fruit and veg, or trying out unfamiliar foods. Each example is illustrated with wonderfully vivid photography of delectable dishes...
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South Africa, 1990. Apartheid is crumbling, Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison… and thirteen-year-old Spud Milton is about to start his first year at an elite boys-only boarding school. Cursed with embarrassingly weird parents, a nutty granny and a dormitory full of strange characters, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home. There will be trouble ahead, from illegal night swimming to ghost-busting, girlfriend disasters and teacher baiting… From South African comedian...
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Michael’s baby sister is sick, maybe dying. But a miraculous life is unfolding in his parents’ crumbling garage. What is Skellig’s secret? A timeless modern classic which shimmers with magic and wonder.
Make it a Christmas full of footie and game cards. Fantasy league fun. Have a ball.
Is she even funnier than Barry Loser? Place your bets on who’ll win Pippa’s talent show.
The legendary Warhammer of Stonebridge lies lost and broken in the treacherous wilderness of Darkwood Forest. Without it, the Dwarves of Stonebridge are doomed. Only the foolhardy would enter the murky depths of Darkwood. But your quest will lead you into the very heart of the forest. Dare you take on the unknown perils of Darkwood, and survive the puzzles, traps and fearsome creatures that lie in wait for you? You alone must find the missing pieces of the Warhammer and save the Dwarves of Stonebridge...
Going crazy waiting for the next series of Beast Quest? Never fear. Sea Quest is here to save you. Dive in!
Eight years in a care home have left Billy angry – with the system, the social workers, and the mother that gave him away. It’s not that he means to make trouble. He’s just being Billy. He can’t be anything else. Can he?
Carlo, the young giraffe, goes with his dad and his cat, Crackers, to the new library. Carlo loves the library with its books and posters and chairs with wheels. But he’s a bit scared of the sharp-toothed crocodile librarian Mrs Chinca – until he finds out just how much she really loves books…
Mr Gum meets Rapunzel. With silly tall hats, a depressed goat, dragons and the Plague.
“The bedlam of battle had begun. All around me men cried and fell to the ground, and horses reared and screamed in an agony of fear and pain. The shells whined and roared overhead, and every explosion seemed like an earthquake to us.” In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the horror of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by cannons and bullets that knock the riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful tale of true friendships surviving in terrible times. He...
I can make a difference shows children how easy it is to help others, and how even small things really can make a big difference. This book explains what volunteering is, why it’s important, and how easy it is to volunteer in both the local community and the world at large. There’s loads of ideas about ways to volunteer, and helpful tips to make sure your volunteering really helps.
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Follow Lauren into Avalon for some heartbreaking lessons in faerie magic, life and love…
A nightmare world of terror engulfs Thomas when he is chosen to train as an exorcist – casting out demons, banishing ghosts, and facing evil of all kinds…
It’s fun to play and explore out of doors, but children need to be aware of dangers. This handy book of simple tips gives young readers the know-how and confidence to enjoy themselves outside. It includes clear guidelines for staying safe, rules to call upon in an emergency, and a safety quiz at the end of the book. A wide range of scenarios are covered, from visiting a playground to going to the shops. All in a readable, colourful package with a glossary and plenty of bright photos.
Or: how to save the world in super style. Epic Alex. The very first mission that put him on course for world domination. Alex Rider is just a normal fourteen-year-old kid. He doesn’t know how to snowboard down mountains on an ironing board or tightrope walk between skyscrapers. Yet. Then the doorbell rings. Alex’s guardian has been murdered, and Alex is being recruited into MI6 as its youngest ever spy. That’s the start. And by the end of this book, Alex will face his first utterly evil villain....
Help nervous new starters to discover the joys of school with this upbeat and confidence-boosting guide. Show them why, far from being frightening, starting school is a big adventure! Any child who is new to school will have a lot of questions. Where will they sit? What will they eat? How can they make friends? Helping brand new starters to settle in, and setting them on a positive course for their whole school career, this cheerful book is full of helpful advice. Children will find out how to get...
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