index
Our books
  • Mission Impuffable

    Packed with all the quirky fun of the TV show, in these original adventures the Powerpuff Girls will fight baddies, save the day and be home before bedtime!The Powerpuff Girls are super excited for their school trip to Townsville Museum! But they're not the only people there today ... Pack Rat, a rodent villain obsessed with shiny things, is after the shiniest thing of all - the museum's priceless rainbow heart tiara!Luckily the state-of-the-art security robot springs into action ... and puts the museum in lockdown! Can the Powerpuff Girls get past the robot, trap Pack Rat AND save the tiara? Or have they finally met Mission Impuffable?
    • More
  • Movie Magic

    By Rosie Banks
    Authors:
    Rosie Banks
    A magical new series where best friends become Secret Princesses!Best friends Charlotte and Mia can't bear it when Charlotte's family moves far away. But when they become trainee Secret Princesses they begin an amazing adventure together - and they can see each other whenever they like!Once in a blue moon, a tiara shaped constellation forms high in the sky above Wishing Star Palace. The four girls that make a wish on these special stars get their wishes granted by the Secret Princesses ... but Princess Poison is determined that this year the wishes won't come true ...Have you read all four books in series four: The Moonstone Collection?
    • More
  • Mummy Mayhem

    By Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Authors:
    Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Follow the wacky adventures of Sam (a zombie), Lin (a werewolf) and Danny (a demon) as they attempt to get through school without eating the teachers, running wild or raising hell. In Mummy Mayhem: a school trip to the museum turns into a nightmare when Egyptian mummies come to life. Sam, Lin and Danny have to get them back in their boxes... Monsters Like Us is a series of funny, accessible stories set in a familiar setting that will really give readers a boost up. Perfect for use with younger children, struggling readers or EAL students in a guided setting, or with independent readers looking for a confidence-boosting quick read.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.
    • More
  • Mega Shark

    By Gary Jeffrey
    Authors:
    Gary Jeffrey
    Learn all about one of the largest, most ferocious predators ever seen on Earth in prehistoric times. Follow a Megalodon from birth to adult in this exciting story from the prehistoric past.In the series Graphic Prehistoric Animals, each of the four books centres on an animal from the age of mammals and tells an exciting, fast-paced story full of action and colour. Illustrated in a comic book style these books are an irresistible source of information for readers aged 8 and up, who are fascinated with our long dead megafauna.
    • More
  • My Stepfamily

    By Jane Lacey, Venitia Dean
    Authors:
    Jane Lacey
    Illustrated by:
    Venitia Dean
    Sometimes you can sort out a problem on your own. But sometimes you need to ask for help. This book helps young children aged 7+ to make this decision and find out about and understand life in a step family. It features seven case studies from children who have a range of stepfamily issues from a girl who doesn't want to share to a boy who is worried because he likes his stepdad more than his 'real' dad. The end of the book features a short playscript to act out and discuss. The book has engaging illustrations throughout.In this series case studies combine with sensible, practical advice to help children find out what to do in difficult situations.
    • More
  • My Parents' Divorce

    By Jane Lacey, Venitia Dean
    Authors:
    Jane Lacey
    Illustrated by:
    Venitia Dean
    Sometimes you can sort out a problem on your own. But sometimes you need to ask for help. This book helps young children to make this decision and find out about and understand what's happening when their parents divorce or separate. It features eight case studies from children who have a range of issues from a girl who is angry with her parents to a boy who is worried about what will happen next. The end of the book features a short playscript to act out and discuss. The book has engaging illustrations throughout.In this series case studies combine with sensible, practical advice to help children aged 6+ find out what to do in difficult situations.
    • More
  • Masks

    By Rita Storey
    Authors:
    Rita Storey
    Making masks is easy with these creative projects which are explained with illustrated step-by-step instructions.I love Craft Masks features instructions for making fantastic masks. You could be a fairy, a pirate, a dragon or a cat. You could even make crazy glasses or a carnival mask! The book is part of the I love Craft series - fantastically fun project craft books for children aged 7+.
    • More
  • Magror, Ogre of the Swamps

    By Adam Blade
    Authors:
    Adam Blade
    The latest book in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls!Long before Tom has the title, his father Taladon is squire to the Master of the Beasts in Avantia. And when Evil Wizard Malvel opens a portal to Gorgonia, it is up to young Taladon to stop the kingdom from falling into wicked hands...
    • More

    My Hiroshima

    By Junko Morimoto
    Authors:
    Junko Morimoto
    On 6 August, 1945, 13-year-old Junko Morimoto's life changed forever. That was the day that an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the Japanese city where she lived.First published in Australia, widely praised, and subsequently translated into fourteen languages, the picture book MY HIROSHIMA is Junko's powerful and deeply moving story of a period in history that should never be forgotten.
    • More
  • A Mindboggling History of Scientists and Inventors

    By Izzi Howell
    Authors:
    Izzi Howell
    Take a chronological look at a some very clever scientists and inventors. Blast around the world with the brainiest people to have lived, beginning (logically) with the ancient Greeks, Plato and Hippocrates! Find out that the invention of concrete is a lot older than you might think and that for hundreds of years people believed that the Sun orbited around Earth. Discover if you would have had what it takes to work out why a magnetic rock is brilliant for finding your way, be brave (or foolish) enough to test out medical theories on your own child, become the next big thing in computer science, and discover why making paper was one of the most important inventions of all time!Blast Through the Past takes a look at some of the weird jobs people in the past had to do and the skills they needed in order to explore new lands, win battles or make amazing breakthroughs in science. Get under the skin of the most famous and infamous, the cleverest and some of the the barmiest people who have shaped history.Blast Through the Past is a series aimed at children aged 8+. These books build historical skills at Key Stage 2 by encouraging children to consider cause and effect, and why certain events happened at certain times.
    • More
  • The Maya

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
    • More
  • Monster Movie

    By Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Authors:
    Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Monsters Like Us follows the adventures of monster misfits Danny (a demon), Lin (a werewolf) and Sam (a zombie) as they attempt to get through school without eating the teachers, running wild or raising hell.In Monster Movie, the classmates have to make a scary film. The actors are not very scary at all! The three friends show them how to do it properly...Each Monsters Like Us story features an accessible storyline in a familiar setting, and is ideal for guided reading with struggling readers, as confidence-building independent reads, and for EAL pupils. Monster Movie is levelled at book band 9 Gold, is printed on off-white paper and uses a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association. 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.
    • More
  • Master Scatterbrain the Knight's Son

    By Stephane Daniel, Christophe Besse
    Authors:
    Stephane Daniel
    Illustrated by:
    Christophe Besse
    Lancelot, son of Sir Scatterbrain and Prince of Luckless Castle, is in trouble. He has gone to rescue his friend, Agnes, from Deadwood Forest. All kinds of terrible creatures live there - and he's not much good with a bow and arrow! Book two of Knight Adventures.Race Further with Reading is the perfect tool to build reading confidence with illustrated stories in manageable bite-size chapters, following on a level from the Race Ahead with Reading series with stories of 2,000 words.
    • More
  • Mistress Scatterbrain the Knight's Daughter

    By Stephane Daniel, Christophe Besse
    Authors:
    Stephane Daniel
    Illustrated by:
    Christophe Besse
    Mistress Scatterbrain is now at the age a princess is traditionally married to a knight. However, the knight has to prove his worth by rescuing her from danger first. Only Mistress Scatterbrain is not interested in getting herself in danger. In fact she wants to choose her husband herself - and has has already fallen in love...Book three of Knight Adventures.Race Further with Reading is the perfect tool to build reading confidence with illustrated stories in manageable bite-size chapters, following on a level from the Race Ahead with Reading series with stories of 2,000 words.
    • More
  • Matter

    By Peter Riley
    Authors:
    Peter Riley
    Moving Up with Science: Matter describes how and why water evaporates; how ice melts and why we can't normally see gases. Explore the water cycle and discover how it affects our weather.Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments.
    • More
  • Mirka the Ice Horse

    By Adam Blade
    Authors:
    Adam Blade
    Join the hero Tom on a high-action adventure with terrible Beasts and deadly danger!Tom's bravery and fighting skills are tested to the limit in his next Beast Quest. Is he brave enough to continue with his most challenging Beast Quest yet? Or will Mirka the Ice Horse defeat him?
    • More
  • The Matchbox Mysteries

    By Sally Gardner, David Roberts
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    Illustrated by:
    David Roberts
    'Agatha Christie for kids' - the fourth in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy-selling author, Sally Gardner, and illustrated by acclaimed artist, David Roberts.It's Hallowe'en and the town of Podgy Bottom is in trouble. Cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye; a giant purple bunny rabbit is running riot and a strange-looking broomstick is causing chaos and calamity . . . Sounds like a case for Wings & Co, the famous detective agency! Can Emily, Buster and Fidget put a stop to this magical mischief before it's too late?Includes Wings and Co detective case notes, character profiles and clues.
    • More

    Memorial

    By Gary Crew, Shaun Tan
    Authors:
    Gary Crew
    Illustrated by:
    Shaun Tan
    In 2014 the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Internationally acclaimed author, Gary Crew, and multi-award-winning illustrator Shaun Tan have created a powerful picture book to help us all remember.When the soldiers return in 1918, a memorial tree is planted... 'Lest we forget'. But generations later, what do those who pause in the shadows of the tree's immense branches remember? A message we should never forget.Memorial serves as a reminder of the lessons to be gained from the past and examine the significance of conservation, respect and remembrance.
    • More
  • The Magic Necklace – Bumper Special Book!

    By Rosie Banks
    Authors:
    Rosie Banks
    A gorgeous new series about magical princesses and best friends. Book one is a special long adventure for even more magical fun! Best friends Charlotte and Mia can't bear it when Charlotte's family moves far away. But when they're given magic necklaces, they begin an amazing adventure together - and they can see each other whenever they like! When their magic necklaces whisk them to Wishing Star Palace, Charlotte and Mia meet the Secret Princesses, magical princesses who make wishes come true for girls just like them. Best of all, Charlotte and Mia have what it takes to become Secret Princesses themselves! But when the girls go to grant their first wish they're in for a nasty surprise - horrid Princess Poison is determined to stop the wish from coming true... Can Charlotte and Mia grant Olivia's wish and save Wishing Star Palace? Plus...* Special campaign with Monsoon Children's - win the same princess outfits as Charlotte and Mia for you and your best friend!* Collect the tokens for a exclusive Best Friends necklace designed by Monsoon!
    • More
  • My Funny Family Down Under

    By Chris Higgins, Lee Wildish
    Authors:
    Chris Higgins
    Illustrated by:
    Lee Wildish
    The Butterfields are on the other side of the world visiting Uncle Bruce and Aunty Sheila. Australian life is unlike anything they have ever known before! Kangaroos, emus, frying eggs on the patio ... Will they ever want to go home? Join the Butterfields on their Australian adventure!
    • More