Tales of Toyland
By Enid Blyton
A timeless collection of 21 Toyland stories to read and share by Enid Blyton, one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Jolly the sailor doll and Tiptoe the fairy doll have had enough. The other toys are terribly mean and don't like it when Jolly sings his jolly sailor songs. They decide to leave and take the express train to Toyland where they will meet all sorts of extraordinary characters like the Wobbly Mr To-and-Fro and the funny Clockwork Clown.Ideal for reading aloud or for confident readers to enjoy alone.Enid Blyton has been delighting readers for more than seventy years with her endless summers of magic, fun and adventure. Enid's best-loved characters include Noddy the wooden boy, Timmy the dog from The Famous Five and the mischievous twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan from the much-loved boarding school series St Clare's!The Toyland Story Collection was first published in 1944 (also called Tales of Toyland). This edition contains the original text and illustrations by Grace Lodge.The collection contains the following 21 stories:The Poor Fairy Doll, Off to Toyland, Toyland at Last!, Tiptoe and Jolly Give a Party, The Unlucky Clockwork Clown, Where Has Jolly Gone?, Jolly is a Sailor, Mr To-and-Fro's Birthday Party, How Bruiny Came to Live Next Door, A Grand Visitor, We Don't Want to Go to Bed, Mr Put-Em-Right, What Wonderful Adventures, The Girl Who Was Afraid of Dogs, A Tin of Yellow Polish, The Lost Motor Car, The Strange Butterfly, A Present for Granny, The Quarrelsome Bears, The Toy Telephone, Toy Town Adventures
A Trap in Time
By Celia Rees
Davey is trying to forget the scary events of last midsummer, but an encounter with a face from the past brings memories flooding back-and some very bad news. Then an archaeological dig turns up more than just a few old bones and Davey, his sister and cousins are once again battling with evil forces from the underground city.
The Three Billy Goats Fluff
By Rachael Mortimer, Liz Pichon
When Mr Troll threatens to eat the Three Billy Goats Fluff for trip-trapping over his bridge too loudly, Mother Goat comes up with a fluffy plan to keep everyone happy!A fun, light-hearted twist on the most popular fairy tales. Any child that's familiar with the original will find plenty of giggles here. 'Takes the story line of Billy Goat's Gruff to a whole new level of sheer absurdity that works for both adults and children.' - Books for KeepsIllustrated by Liz Pichon, the creator of the phenomenal number one bestseller The Brilliant World of Tom Gates.
By Adele Geras
The siege of Troy has lasted almost ten years. Inside the walled city, food is scarce and death is common. From the heights of Mount Olympus, the Gods keep watch. But Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, is bored with the endless, dreary war. Aided by Eros's bow, the goddess sends two sisters down a bloody path to an awful truth: In the fury of war, love strikes the deadliest blows.Heralded by fans and critics alike, Adèle Geras breathes personality, heartbreak, and humour into this classic story.
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 has to be zero degrees or below for the thermits or they'll melt, so monster sitting during a heat wave is going to be a challenge for Nelly...
By Kate Pennington
Mary Devereux and her father, John, have been appointed to embroider a precious cloak for Walter Raleigh, ready for an invitation to Queen Elizabeth I's court. Each stitch carries Mary's dreams and longings as she gets to know the world of high society. Silently she observes gossip, ambition, dark secrets and high vanity and - on one fateful day - murder.Now Mary is being watched - a dangerous traitor suspects she knows more than she should...
Touching The Waves
By Lucy Daniels
(P) Hodder Children's Books 2001
By Sarah Dessen
Remy is a cynic when it comes to love. Let down by her absent musician dad and witness to her mother's four failed marriages, she doesn't intend ever to let anyone that close. So when Dexter comes crashing into her life, why is it suddenly so hard for Remy to follow her own rules? He's everything she hates: messy, disorganised, impulsive, and worst of all, a musician like her absent father...
The Three Musketeers
The exciting adventures of d'Artagnan after he leaves home to become a musketeer - one of King Louis' expert swordsmen - in Paris. D'Artagnan becomes an inseperable friend of the three dashing musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis, and with them lives by their motto, "All for one and one for all".(P) Arcadia Entertainment 2008
Tigger Comes To The Forest & Other Stories
By A. A. Milne, Finty Williams, Geoffrey Palmer, Jane Horrocks, Judi Dench, Robert Daws, Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry
In which a house is built at Pooh Corner for EeyoreIn which Tigger comes to the forest and has breakfastIn which Tigger is unbouncedIn which Eeyore finds the Wolery and Owl moves into itIn which Christopher Robin and Pooh come to an enchanted place(P) Hodder Children's Books 1999
Third Year & Upper Fourth
By Enid Blyton
For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series.Third YearThere are lots of new students, including sophisticated Zerelda from America. This year, not only the girls face challenges - Bill's poor horse, Thunder, suffers from collic. Will Zerelda and Darrell become friends, and will Thunder survive?Upper FourthDarrell is very pleased to be head girl, but Alicia and Betty are determined to ruin her good work. Meanwhile, Darrell's sister Felicity joins Malory Towers and becomes best friends with none other than June - obnoxious, brash and Alicia's cousin.Expect more drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This audio download is abridged and dramatised with a full cast and makes wonderful listening for all Malory Towers fans. Each story is one hour. (P) Hodder Children's Books 2006