The Host Rides Out
By Celia Rees
A psychic storm rages and ghosthunters stalk the city where young Davey Williams lives, destroying good and evil alike. Davey risks his own life to save his friends, but will the ghosts be there when he needs them? And now the Lady has returned, brimming with malice and hungry for vengeance. Davey must escape her deadly clutches by Midsummer, or be in her thrall forever...
Hugless Douglas activity book app
By David Melling
Hedgehogs in the Hall
By Lucy Daniels
Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents. If there are animals to be protected or looked after, Mandy is always there to help.Mandy's friend James has a labrador called Blackie. When Blackie disturbs a family of hedgehogs all hell breaks loose! The mother breaks her legs - and her babies are kidnapped by the next-door neighbour. How can Mandy and James safely release the animals into the wild?HEDGEHOGS IN THE HALL is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
Hello, Hugless Douglas!
By David Melling
Join Douglas for playtime, friend time and story time! How should the perfect day end for this hug-loving bear?Especially created for World Book Day 2014 and starring the much-loved Hugless Douglas, this charming story follows Douglas and his friends through a fun-filled day. Featuring a gallery of hugs, this is the ideal introduction to the world of Hugless Douglas for young children.
By John Agard, Satoshi Kitamura
From water-vapour to robots and outer-space to water, this highly original collection from John Agard, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, explores everything exciting about science. Delighting in the wonder and oddities physics, biology and chemistry have to offer, these poems will bring out the scientist in you!
By Siobhan Parkinson
Written with sensitivity, humour and a lightness of touch, HEART-SHAPED is a companion to Siobhan Parkinson's highly-acclaimed novel, BRUISED - for fans of Meg Rosoff, Aidan Chambers and David Levithan.Annie makes a startling discovery one day - and everything changes. She fears for the safety of her boyfriend Jonno, who has vanished, knowing he is in desperate trouble. Feeling alone, she clings to her dad, her only parent, but he can't fill in all the gaps in the puzzle that is Annie's life. Nor can her best friend. To do that, Annie has to look into her past and understand who her mother was, what happened to her and why.So the truth behind Jonno's disappearance - which is the story in BRUISED - becomes a mirror for what's happening in Annie's own life. The reader is desperate for him to come back, so that Annie can fully fit the pieces of her existence back together.
By Kes Gray
Nelly is as busy as ever monster-sitting strange and unusual monster babies. With inviting Huffaluks to her birthday barbeque, struggling to frighten Muggots to sleep and stopping Thermitts from melting, Nelly's monster-sitting adventures continue to be full of surprises!It's Nelly's twelfth birthday, and she's invited the huffaluks round for a party. But Nelly's sisters Asti is not happy, and is determined to cause trouble.
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
The famous story of the ugliest man in Paris, Quasimodo, and the beautiful gypsey dancer Esmeralda who casts her spell over all men who see her, with tragic results. Can Quasimodo's love for Esmeralda save her?(P) Arcadia Entertainment 2008
The adventures of Huck after his escape from his brutal father, and his growing friendship with Jim, the slave who is also on the run. As they journey down the Mississippi, their wit and courage are all they have to help them escape their pursuers.(P) Arcadia Entertainment 2008
House At Pooh Corner
By A. A. Milne, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Jane Horrocks, Judi Dench, Robert Daws, Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry
Packed full of fun and adventure with Winnie-the-Pooh and all his friends in the Hundred Acre Forest. This is a wonderful dramatisation of The House at Pooh Corner by David Benedictus with music composed, directed and played by John Gould. With a cast of carefully-chosen actors, this adaptation conveys all the magic of Milne's classic stories.The cast includes the following stars:Pooh - Stephen FryPiglet - Jane HorrocksEeyore - Geoffrey PalmerKanga - Judi DenchRoo - Finty WilliamsRabbit - Robert DawsOwl - Michael WilliamsTigger - Sandi ToksvigChristopher Robin - Steven Webb(P) Hodder Children's Books 1997
Half-Caste and Other Poems
By John Agard
The tensions brought about by differences of race and culture are at the heart of this powerful and entertaining collection by one of Britain's most exciting and original poets and performers. John Agard, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, explores the richness of human diversity in the world today.