Joan Aiken - The Shoemaker's Boy - Hachette Children's Group

The Shoemaker's Boy

By Joan Aiken
Illustrated by Alan Marks

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

This series of 7 stories are full of adventure, intrigue and suspense.

As Jem, the Shoemaker's boy, works at night in his father's shop he has three strange visitors asking for some silver keys. Jem must keep the silver keys safe, but how...?

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750270700
  • Publication date: 23 Feb 2012
  • Page count:
  • Imprint: Wayland
Wayland

British Butterflies

Victoria Munson
Authors:
Victoria Munson
Hodder Children's Books

The Magic Faraway Tree: Silky's Story

Enid Blyton, Jeanne Willis, Mark Beech
Contributors:
Enid Blyton, Jeanne Willis, Mark Beech
Franklin Watts

Space Rap

Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
Authors:
Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Space Rap the baddies detect the whereabouts of our heroes thanks to their loud rap music. When Jet and Tip realise they're in trouble they summon the help of ... Grandmaster Boss - the bigest rap star in the galaxy! From the authors of I HERO, these new intergalactic adventures combine graphic novel and prose, perfectly pitched to engage both older reluctant readers and younger, confident readers. Each title is book banded and is printed using a dyslexia-friendly font on an off-white background.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of booksto get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

Franklin Watts

Movie Star Set-up

Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
Authors:
Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
Orchard Books

The Mermaid's Dolphin

Mermazing underwater adventures with adorable sea creatures! A magical new series about saving our oceans.When three girls rescue a dolphin caught in a fishing net, a young mermaid named Marina is so grateful she gives them magical shell bracelets that let them turn into mermaids! Unfortunately, the mermaids' underwater kingdom is in danger because their pollution-loving enemy, Effluvia, has scattered the precious Treasure of Atlantis across the seven seas. Can Isla, Brooke, and Nadia - the chosen Sea Keepers - get the magical pearls back for their new mermaid friends before it's too late?

Hodder Children's Books

BOOT: The Rusty Rescue

Shane Hegarty
Authors:
Shane Hegarty
Franklin Watts

Day of Doom

Tony Bradman, Wil Overton
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Wil Overton
Franklin Watts

General Mayhem

Tony Bradman, Jake Hill
Contributors:
Tony Bradman, Jake Hill

Kid Force 3 are Jayden, Layla and Caleb. They aren't regular kids, they're super kids - each with an amazing superhero power.In this story, Gerneal Mayhem kidnaps Caleb in a ploy to trap his friends ... and she has a dangerous proposal for them once they find her!This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. This series is suitable for guided reading with children aged 5+, but also for older readers with low reading confidence or struggling to enjoy books.

Franklin Watts

My Body's Changing

Anita Ganeri
Authors:
Anita Ganeri

A simple and reassuring introduction to periods and body changes for young girls aged 7 and up.This easy-to-understand, straightforward book gives clear advice for young readers who want to understand more about the changes in their body that happens during puberty. The clear, friendly approach explains what puberty is, what changes might happen from getting hairy to growing breasts, as well as explaining all about periods, answering the many questions girls might have, such as: how long do they last; what are period pains; how do I use sanitary products?There is sensible advice about heathy eating, exercise and keeping clean as well as how to tackle any emotional ups and downs and tips for boosting self-esteem.Questions and answers throughout will help dispel any myths and give gentle advice.Suitable for all ages, and in particular for any young girls experiencing early puberty.

Hodder Children's Books

Poems from a Green and Blue Planet

Sabrina Mahfouz
Authors:
Sabrina Mahfouz

A stunning collection of new and classic poems from around the world celebrating the diversity of life on our green and blue planet, to be shared with all the family. With new poems from Raymond Antrobus, Mona Arshi, Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Sabrina Mahfouz.Dive into this book and be swept away on a journey around our green and blue planet, from the peak of the snowiest mountaintop to the bottom of the deepest, bluest ocean. Meet the birds circling its skies and the beasts prowling its plains; meet the people toiling in its fields and forests, and those living at the top of city tower blocks... Explore all the worlds that make up our world, and hear the voices, past and present, that sing out from it. From haikus to sonnets, from rap to the Romantics, this joyous collection celebrates life in all corners of our beautiful planet.

Hodder Children's Books

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe

Dermot O’Leary
Authors:
Dermot O’Leary
Franklin Watts

Put Your Worries Away

Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings
Contributors:
Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings

Wayland

Rabbits

Gemma Barder
Authors:
Gemma Barder
Wayland

The Wee that Animals Pee

Paul Mason, Tony De Saulles
Contributors:
Paul Mason, Tony De Saulles

Welcome to the weird world of animal wee! Find out which animals are the fastest at peeing, which animals don't actually pee and how animal wee can save the planet!Impress friends with "would you wee-lieve it?" wacky animal wee facts and discover the fascinating science behind animal wee, with Paul Mason's highly accessible and entertaining text.The Poo that Animals Do illustrator Tony De Saulles combines his trademark humorous artwork with fun, factual photographs to create a bladder-busting encyclopedia of animal wee. Perfect for any curious reader but ideally pitched for 7+

Franklin Watts

Take Charge of Anger

Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings
Contributors:
Gill Hasson, Sarah Jennings

When things don't go right. When it's not fair. When someone doesn't do what they promised they would. Losing or breaking something, being scared or hurt. Not understanding or being able to make something work. Any of these things can trigger anger in children. In response, they may scream, shout, or lash out. This book helps children learn how to deal with their anger. It explains how and why we get angry, and why we think, feel and do the things we do when we're angry. It explains how children can use up their angry energy safely, in ways that don't hurt anyone or make things worse.Take Charge of Anger understands what's going on for an angry child. It suggests ways in which a child can learn to manage their anger and get help if they need it. With this book, children can learn solutions that really work so that they feel less overwhelmed and upset and more in control.

Orion Children's Books

Horrid Henry: Spooky Spectacular

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Wren & Rook

Rainbow Revolutions

Jamie Lawson, Eve Lloyd Knight
Contributors:
Jamie Lawson, Eve Lloyd Knight

On June 28 1969, around one o'clock in the morning, New York City Police raided the Stonewall Inn, a bar in Greenwich Village, New York...What happened that night would come to be a defining moment in the LGBTQ+ rights movement and for queer people everywhere. From the impassioned speeches of bold activists Karl Ulrichs and Audre Lorde to the birth of Pride and queer pop culture, Rainbow Revolutions charts the dramatic rise of the LGBTQ+ rights movement, and celebrates the courageous individuals who stood up and demanded recognition. With bold and beautiful illustrations by pop artist Eve Lloyd Knight.

Orchard Books

The Official Pokémon Trainer's Journal

Hodder Children's Books

Mrs Blackhat

Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen
Authors:
Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen

An exciting new story from the bestselling team behind Kipper and I Will Love You Anyway.Over the gateat number 8,round the back,through the flapand onto the lapof Mrs Blackhat!Meet Mrs Blackhat, a witch who just loves the colour black. From her broom to her hat, all is black... apart from her cat. What can she do to fix this problem? Find out in this hilarious, rhyming story!Praise for I Will Love You Anyway:'Charming, sad and funny. The day it arrived, my three-year old insisted we read it thirteen consecutive times' - Huffington PostMick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.

Wayland

Keeping Clean

Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft
Contributors:
Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft