Seven Days of You
By Cecilia Vinesse
It's Sophia's last week in Tokyo, and she's going to make it count...Sophia has spent her life ping-ponging between different countries and schools, so, in theory, saying goodbye should be easy. But now she's leaving Tokyo - the place that finally felt like home. The only way she can get through this is to make her final week perfect.Then Jamie Foster-Collins shows up, just in time to ruin everything. Jamie and Sophia used to be friends . . . and his return stirs up feelings she thought she'd forgotten.Suddenly, hours and minutes become meaningless. Only time spent together, exploring the hidden streets of the city they love, is real.
Black Cats and Butlers
By Janine Beacham
The Clockwork Sparrow meets Downton AbbeyWhen Rose Raventhorpe's beloved butler is found (gasp!) murdered in the hallway of her own house, she's determined to uncover the culprit. Especially since he's the third butler to die in a week! Rose's investigation leads her on a journey into a hidden world of grave robbers and duelling butlers, flamboyant magicians and the city's ancient feline guardians. Knives aren't just for cutting cucumber sandwiches, you know . . .
By Frank Lampard
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!
When The Clock Strikes Cupid
The first chapter book in a brand new paperback series that's perfect for the younger fans of Ever After High, these stories put a spelltacular spin on classic fairytales!Things have gone topsy-turvy at Ever After High. After Faybelle casts a spell on the midterm hexams, the students unhexpectedly find themselves inside the wrong storybooks. Cupid thinks it's fairy fableous to be Cinderella - even if it's just for the day! But when she notices her wicked stepsisters secretly sneaking out of the Prince's Royal Ball, Cupid decides to investigate with the help of her friends, Hopper Croakington III and Madeline Hatter. Together, they discover that the stepsisters might not be as wicked as they seem... Can Cupid flip this story on its crown and make it a Happily Ever After for everyone?© 2017 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
Cerise and the Beast
The second chapter book in a series that's perfect for the younger fans of Ever After High. These stories put a spelltacular spin on classic fairytales - this time based on Beauty and the Beast!Things have gone topsy-turvy at Ever After High. After Faybelle casts a spell on the midterm hexams, the students unhexpectedly find themselves inside the wrong storybooks. When Cerise Hood and Dexter Charming realize they're in the story of Beauty and the Beast, they both think it's a royal fairy fail. Cerise would rather run outside than stay in a castle, and Dexter is worried that he'll never escape his big brother's shadow. But when they discover that they'll need to make it to the end of the story to return to school, Cerise and Dex are determined to fit in - even if they're better off being themselves. Will this team find their fairy own hextraordinary way to a Happily Ever After?© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
The New Friend
By Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty
The third children's book featuring Polly and her puffin Neil, from bestselling adult novelist Jenny Colgan. With gorgeous two-colour illustrations throughout, Polly is perfect for reading aloud.Polly and her puffin friend, Neil, have wonderful adventures by the sea. But now the time has come for Polly to go to the place she calls 'Big School'. It might be fun, it might be exciting, and it's definitely a little bit scary. Making new friends can be harder than it sounds . . . join Polly on her quest and find out if there might be a new feathered friend for Neil too!Ideal for bedtime stories and early readers. From the author of The Little Beach Street Bakery.Contains lots of fun recipes and activities in addition to the story.
A fangtastic Monster High movie tie-in novel! When the ghouls discover that Clawdeen Wolf's big dream is to open a salon for monsters and Normies alike, they can't wait to make it a monstrous success! But while the ghouls are preparing their electric styles, Twtla, the daughter of the Boogey Man, spots Moanica D'Kay working on a shocking plan of her own. And with Frankie Stein's latest invention - a superpowerful battery - in Moanica's hands, the whole Normie World could be in high voltage danger!Can these ghoulfriends save the Normies and make Clawdeen's dresm a clawsome reality? Only one thing's for sure - it's going to be electrifying!© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved. Includes 8-page full-colour insert.
The Incredible Billy Wild
By Joanna Nadin
When a greyhound turns up in Billy Wild's shed, he has no idea how much his life is about to change. Can Billy save Dog and hundreds like her? For fans of Frank Cottrell Boyce and Phil Earle.Imagine if I'd not gone to the shed that day. Or imagine if I'd called the police. Or, worst of all, imagine if I'd taken you back like I was supposed to. I'd still be Billy Weird. And you wouldn't have a name at all...When Billy Wild's teacher asks the class to write a letter to their god, Billy's request is simple: Please send me a dog.So when he discovers a greyhound hiding in the shed, he decides someone must really be listening. With the help of his brothers, Billy sets out to hide her from Dad and Other Nan. But keeping a greyhound hidden is a hard task, and when Billy's classmate Paris enters them all in a local talent show, the secret threatens to slip out. Billy takes a big, brave decision - one that he knows will get him into Big Trouble, but which might just save Dog and hundreds like her. A story about dogs, and love, and the power of words.
The Monkey King's Prize
By A J Hunter, James de la Rue
Time is running out for the chosen ones...Sam and Trey are tasked with saving the world from total destruction by gathering the scattered fragments of the Warrior's Shield. Their next stop is ancient China, where they need to track down the third piece - fast!Transported to a misty bamboo forest, they are attached by the shape-shifting Monkey King. They manage to strike a deal to save their lives: if they can recover a stolen treasure from the malicious Lord Liu, then maybe, just maybe, he will help them.But Liu is a Lord of the Dark, part of the evil that Sam and Trey are fighting. Can they trust the mischievous monkey to help them defeat him? There's only one way to find out...
By Greg Farshtey, Paul Lee
Join your favourite heroes as they go up against a threat that could destroy the Ninjago world as we know it! This brand new adventure is the third part in an epic trilogy. This middle grade graphic novel is not to be missed! Features an exclusive look into the Ninjago world with maps, bios, and more. ©2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.
From Ghosts to Pirates (Graphic Novel)
By Greg Farshtey
The second in an epic LEGO ® graphic novel series of new stories and action-packed adventures following the Masters of Spinjitzu. Features exclusive content and bonus pages that hold more secrets, codes, and maps of the world of Ninjago. ©2015 The LEGO Group
An exciting novel based on the Ever After High: Epic Winter animation! When the rebellious Jackie Frost and her brother, Northwind, plot to take control of the Winter Palace and curse the Royal Winter Family, a treacherous storm threatens all of Ever After! Under Jackie's chilly curse, the Snow King freezes out everyone in the palace, including his daughter: Crystal Winter. As a wicked winter spreads across the land, Crystal takes off on a daring quest with her friends from Ever After High to melt her father's frozen heart and save the world from turning into a giant snow globe. With Jackie and other fairy dark forces working against them, will Crystal, Briar, Ashlynn, and the rest of the gang be able to heat things up before summer is gone forever after? Includes 8-page colour insert from the animation! ©2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales
By Chris Colfer
Dear Reader, you hold in your hands a very special book that contains more than thirty-five classic fairy tales and nursery rhymes, plus your very own survival guide to the Land of Stories. If you notice the pages glowing, followed by an inviting humming noise, don't be afraid! That is just the book's magic. But whatever you do, don't lean too far into the book. You never know where you might end up.Enter the world of fairy tales in this stunning illustrated gift book that includes more than thirty-five beloved stories and rhymes retold by No.1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer.This gorgeous, full-colour companion book to the Land of Stories series will appeal to new and old fans alike, who will delight in favorite classics such as 'Cinderella', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and more. Here is the beloved fairy-tale treasury that Alex and Conner fall into in The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell - a beautifully designed addition to the series, and the magical book that started it all!
By Gitty Daneshvari
When readers met twelve-year-olds Jonathan and Shelley, they had just been recruited to join the League of Unexceptional Children. This covert spy network is comprised solely of kids who are so average and nondescript that they are utterly forgettable, and who makes a better spy than a kid no one remembers?To everyone's surprise, Jonathan and Shelley saved the day in Book 1, and as a result they have been loaned to MI5: the United Kingdom's leading spy organization. The kids' mission is to recapture a missing vial of LIQ-15, a virus that makes people lose IQ points. Relying on only their complete lack of skill, Jonathan and Shelley must once again stop an evil plan in its tracks.In a sequel that gives readers more of the spy tricks and adventure they love but that can stand on its own as a complete mystery, Get Smart-ish is a laugh-out-loud story starring two exceptionally unexceptional characters.
The Elf Express
By Frank Lampard
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - even at Christmas!Frankie and his friends are spending Christmas in Austria with his pen pal Heidi. He is excited to learn how to ski, even if it's not quite the same as playing football. Late on Christmas Eve they discover a lost elf who needs help. Frankie's team will need to use all their skills to get the elf back to his world, and return in time for Christmas!
By Alex Marlowe
Even the dead can't escape their past...Luke always wanted to become a member of the Immortals. Now his dream his become a reality - brought back from the dead, his body rebuilt with superhuman abilities and high-tech modern attachments.But achieving immortality doesn't make him indestructible. When corpses turn up in London's backstreets, the crime-fighting team descends into a dark adventure. The Immortals' strength will be tested to its limits as they track an ancient evil to the swamps of Louisiana. There they will battle their greatest foe yet: Draka, the Soul Hunter.Inside cover printing features a comic strip detailing more of the Last Immortals' adventures!
The Cat Who Ate Christmas
By Lil Chase, Thomas Docherty
A funny, heart-warming Christmas story about one little kitten and a very big turkey!It's Christmas, and everyone in the Hudson family is very excited - including their kitten. First he knocks the Christmas tree over, then he shreds the presents, and finally he eats the entire Christmas turkey! Mum gets cross, and the kitten runs away. But when he doesn't come back, the Hudson family have to venture out on Christmas Day to find their naughty kitten. Can they have a merry Christmas after all?This gorgeous book is illustrated in two-colour throughout, with a special section at the back for Christmas facts, jokes, craft activities and recipes.The kitten in this story will be named by one lucky reader, via a competition hosted by the Reading Zone. Check this space for the big reveal!
Fairy Tail Ending: A School Story
By Suzanne Selfors
The sixth fableous book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series. Meeshell is not an ordinary mermaid princess; she knows that someday, when she is older, she will leave her sea kingdom and live happily ever after on land with her prince. The thought of living on land is thrilling but also nerve-racking. Meeshell is glad she has years to prepare! But there is a change in the tides, and now Meeshell will start attending Ever After High. She has almost no time to do all of her preparing and planning. Can Meeshell fit in at Ever After High, or will she stand out like a fish out of water?© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
By Greg Farshtey, Paul Lee
Join your favourite heroes as they go up against a threat that could destroy the Ninjago world as we know it! This brand new adventure is the second part in an epic trilogy. This middle grade graphic novel is not to be missed! Features an exclusive look into the Ninjago world with maps, bios, and more. ©2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.
By E. J. Clarke
Being a fairy is a lot more dangerous than you think . . .There's a strange magic to London's parks. When the sun sets and the gates are closed, tiny winged creatures come to life. The only way to meet them is to become one. And if you become one, there's no way back.Rowan cries herself to sleep in Hyde Park and wakes up ten centimetres tall, with tiny oak-leaf wings. She's about to go on an adventure in the hidden world of fairies and foxes. But Rowan's quest will be perilous, with fearsome enemies at her heels. If she wants to get home, she'll need to find the courage she never knew she had, and discover powers she'd never even imagined . . .