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  • The Grerks at No. 55

    By Kes Gray, Chris Jevons
    Authors:
    Kes Gray
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Jevons
    Nelly isn't scared of monsters. In fact, she babysits for them. From the bestselling author of the OI FROG! and DAISY books comes this hilarious, action-packed series for fans of THE BOLDS and BARRY LOSER.'If monsters are real, how come I've never seen one?''Because they never go out.''Why don't monsters ever go out?''Because they can never get a babysitter.'Ever played catch with a six-legged Gog, or made pancakes with an oozy orange Squurm? Every time Nelly rings on a new monster family's doorbell she's up for a new challenge. Come on her monster-sitting adventures in this laugh-out-loud funny first book in the NELLY THE MONSTER SITTER series. Kes Gray is one of the Independent's top ten children's authors, and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award.This story now comes with brand-new illustrations; it was previously published in a collection entitled: Grerks, Squurms & Water Greeps.
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  • The Golden Sands

    By Jessica Ennis-Hill, Elen Caldecott, Erica-Jane Waters
    Authors:
    Jessica Ennis-Hill, Elen Caldecott
    Illustrated by:
    Erica-Jane Waters
    The seventh in a magical, exciting series by Olympian and World Book Day ambassador Jessica Ennis-Hill. Perfect for fans of Rainbow Magic and My Little Pony!What if you had a magic bracelet that meant you could see golden magic everywhere?Evie's grandma has sent her another parcel. Inside layers of tissue and colourful ribbons is a beautiful bracelet! And when Evie and her friends find themselves on the most exciting beach holiday of their lives, they'll need all their magical know-how for their most dangerous challenge yet ... Evie shares Jessica's determination and drive - an inspiration for kids everywhere.The full list of titles: 1. The Silver Unicorn2. The Enchanted Puppy3. The Sprites' Den4. The Unicorn's Foal5. The Clocktower Charm6. The Fire Bird7. The Golden Sands
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  • The Great Art Activity Book

    By Paul Thurlby
    Authors:
    Paul Thurlby
    Get creative with one of the world's most-visited museums and discover more about masterpieces and the stories behind them.This wonderful activity book will help bring the paintings to life in fun and interesting ways. It's a fantastic platform for children developing a lifelong love of art as well as their creative skills.Created in consultation with the National Gallery, this engaging book introduces children to one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, including famous works by the greatest painters - Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, Degas and many others - and masterpieces by less familiar artists. Praise for Paul Thurlby's Numbers: 'Stunning collection.' Guardian'Paul Thurlby's prints are so ludicrously beautiful that I am seriously tempted to blow the budget, order the whole lot and paper a wall with them.' India Knight, journalist and author
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  • Gladiator Boy: Dead or Alive

    By David Grimstone
    Authors:
    David Grimstone
    Five old friends, one dangerous new enemy ... and a voice from beyond the grave! Decimus Rex may have escaped slavery, but he cannot escape his destiny! Vs The Living DeadDecimus Rex reunites with his five friends to follow a message sent to them all from Teo - a friend they know to be dead. It begs them to risk dangers and rescue him. Is it really from Teo, or is the evil Slavious Doom behind it? The only way to find out is to work out what it means ...Vs The Raging TorrentDecimus Rex and his four friends sail to China on the trail of the Golden Warrior and in search of Teo, but they are captured by the King of Yelang and imprisoned in his Water Maze. Will they ever escape?Vs The Three NinjasThe five friends now have a new enemy - three ninjas, the most deadly warriors in Japan. But Decimus Rex and his friends won't give in that easily.
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  • Gladiator Boy: Rescue and Rebellion

    By David Grimstone
    Authors:
    David Grimstone
    Captured and sold into slavery, Decimus Rex is trained to fight as a gladiator in the infamous Arena. Our young hero must take on the might of Rome in order to survive.The Rebels' AssaultDecimus Rex has escaped Arena Primus in the company of a fellow slave, Olu Umbika. Together, they manage to board a slave ship and sail away from the trials and Slavious Doom. But can they rescue four friends they left behind?Rescue MissionDecimus Rex is once more back in the clutches of the evil Slavious Doom. Tasked with entering the catacombs beneath the arena to bring back the fabled Blade of Fire, Decimus immediately demands the release of all his friends in return for agreeing to take on the mission. Doom, however, has other plans ...The Blade of FireDecimus Rex is fighting his way through the perilous maze beneath the arena to locate the blade of fire, a legendary sword that Doom is intent upon possessing. But before he can retrieve the sword, Decimus must first rescue his friends. Will he save them, or is his time about to run out?
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  • Good Old Secret Seven

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! These timeless stories are perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. In book twelve, there are strange happenings indeed at Torling Castle! Someone is hiding out in the ruined tower, making the resident jackdaws very unsettled. Who is it, and what do they want? The Secret Seven are on the case!Solve the mystery! Cover and inside illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross, illustrator of David Walliams's books. The story was first published in 1960. This edition features the classic text and comes with a Bonus Blyton section at the back with quizzes, puzzles and other bonus extras! Have you read all 15 books in the original Secret Seven series by Enid Blyton? And don't miss these other Secret Seven titles...Mystery of the Skull - a brand-new Secret Seven mystery by prizewinning author Pamela Butchart. Secret Seven Brain Games - a fun and tricky puzzle book ***The Secret Seven ®, Enid Blyton® and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
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  • The Ghost Sea

    By Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
    Authors:
    Damian Harvey
    Illustrated by:
    Mark Oliver
    Meet Crank and Al ... robots on the run.When their spacecraft crashlands in the middle of the Ghost Sea, the four friends think things can't get any worse - but they're wrong. Not everything in the Ghost Sea is as dead as it seems, and our heroes soon find themselves running for their lives ...A refreshed cover look for this well-loved series, illustrated by the incomparable Mark Oliver. Read on with The Tin Man, Tunnel Racers, Razorbites, Powerball and Aquanauts.
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  • Good Work, Secret Seven

    By Enid Blyton, Esther Wane
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Read by:
    Esther Wane
    Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! These timeless stories are perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. Also available in audiobook! In book six, Peter and Janet are the only witnesses when a car is stolen. They saw the thieves, and now the whole of the Secret Seven are involved. But when they realise they're on the trail of a dangerous gang, the Seven don't feel quite so brave.Have they taken on too much this time?Solve the mystery! Cover and inside illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross, illustrator of David Walliams's books. The story was first published in 1954. This edition features the classic text and comes with a Bonus Blyton section at the back with quizzes, puzzles and other bonus extras! Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder and Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.
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  • Go Ahead, Secret Seven

    By Enid Blyton, Esther Wane
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Read by:
    Esther Wane
    Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! These timeless stories are perfect for young fans of mystery, adventure or detective series. Also available in audiobook! In book five, a sinister-looking man gets George in trouble with the police. The Secret Seven are outraged. Spying on him, the gang are certain he's bad news, but what exactly is he up to?They need to investigate, and solve the mystery, once and for allSolve the mystery! Cover and inside illustrations are by the brilliant Tony Ross, illustrator of David Walliams's books. The story was first published in 1953. This edition features the classic text and comes with a Bonus Blyton section at the back with quizzes, puzzles and other bonus extras! Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are Registered Trademarks of Hodder and Stoughton Limited. No trademark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trademark and copyright owner.
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  • The Grerks

    By Kes Gray
    Authors:
    Kes Gray
    Ever played fetch with a four-eyed Grerk or made pancakes with a giant orange squurm? Nelly isn't scared of monsters. In fact she babysits for them. Every night, Nelly the monster sitter looks after a new friend, but its never easy...Glug, the baby Grerk, has four eyes instead of two, two tongues instead of one and six legs instead of two...so giving him a bath is going to be six times the challenge.
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  • Glitzy Glamour! Sticker Book

    By Chloe Melody
    Authors:
    Chloe Melody
    The strictly girls love getting dressed up. Use the stickers in the middle of the book to help you change Bella and her friends into their costumes. Stick in sequinned skirts, twinkly tiaras and floaty feather boas, then watch the girls foxtrot up the red carpet and rumba down the catwalk. Let's dance! With over 300 stickers! A must-have for anyone who has ever wished they could be a part of the glamorous world of Strictly Come Dancing. Strictly Come Dancing (or Dancing with the Stars as it is known in the US) is a key BBC one show and can be seen in over 75 countries with approximate worldwide viewing figures standing at 250 million. It was the UK's highest rating programme of 2012 excluding The Olympics, Euro 2012 and The Diamond Jubilee Concert.
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  • Ghost Horse

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    It's snowing in springtime! Out tobogganing with friends, Keira spots a ghostly horse and rider high on the frozen mountain.She's worried. Are the mysterious pair on the run? Are they even real? And if they are, how long can they survive in the icy wilderness?
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  • The Golden Labyrinth

    By Chris Mould
    Authors:
    Chris Mould
    With a werewolf still on the loose, Stanley Buggles knows that Crampton Rock lies in deadly danger. Who will confront the escaped criminal who roams the wild and windy moor?And how will the treasure keepers protect the gold mine from the threat of piracy ...?Originally published under the title 'The Treasure Keepers'.
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  • Gladiator Boy: The Blade of Fire

    By David Grimstone
    Authors:
    David Grimstone
    Decimus Rex is fighting his way through the perilous maze beneath the arena to locate the blade of fire, a legendary sword that Doom is intent upon possessing. But before he can retrieve the sword, Decimus must first rescue his friends. Will he manage it, or is his time about to run out?
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  • Go Ahead, Secret Seven & Good Work, Secret Seven

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Secret Seven are siblings Peter and Janet, and Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George. Together they are The Secret Seven - ready to solve any mystery, any time - in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 mystery novels.Book 5: Go Ahead, Secret SevenA sinister-looking man gets George in trouble with the police. The Secret Seven are outraged. Spying on him, the gang are certain he's bad news, but what exactly is he up to? They need to investigate, and solve the mystery, once and for all.Book 6: Good Work, Secret SevenPeter and Janet are the only witnesses when a car is stolen. They saw the thieves, and now the whole of the Secret Seven are involved. But when they realise they're on the trail of a dangerous gang, the Seven don't feel quite so brave. Have they taken on too much this time? First published in 1953 and 1954, this audio digital download contains the original text. Both stories are abridged and dramatised with a full cast.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2007
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  • Grerks, Squurms and Water Greeps

    By Kes Gray
    Authors:
    Kes Gray
    Whether she's trying to keep Slop the squurm entertained, playing bat and ball with real bats, or doing a bit of DIY for a family of Grerks, Nelly's monster sitting is always an adventure!
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    The Ghost Library

    By David Melling
    Authors:
    David Melling
    The ghost library is a room full of empty shelves where the ghosts go to listen to stories borrowed from unsuspecting children - until they try to borrow a book from Bo... Bo unable to let her book go travels with the ghosts to the ghost library and there she teaches them that stories exist everywhere, not just in books.This spooky picture book from bestselling author-illustrator David Melling has sold over 300,000 copies and continues to enchant children.'A humourous tale with friendly ghosts... and images that will inspire your child to take on the role of story-teller.' Junior
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