Billy-Bob Story Collection
By Enid Blyton
Billy-Bob and his friends find adventure wherever they go in these sixteen classic short stories by Enid Blyton - one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Billy-Bob lives in a little house in a village with his parents, his sister Belinda and Wags, the mischievous dog. Wherever Billy-Bob goes, Belinda and Wags like to go too - and they have lots of great adventures!Find out what happens when cheeky Wags chases a farmer's hens, or when Belinda gets lost in the woods. And what will Wags do when a big naughty boy throws Belinda's doll into the pond?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!First published in 1936, this edition contains the original text, illustrations and the following stories:Billy-Bob and Belinda Go Shopping, Billy-Bob Has a Surprise, Billy-Bob Does Some Gardening, Wags Gets Into Trouble, Billy-Bob Goes For a Picnic, Billy-Bob and the Kite, Billy-Bob and the Pink Teapot, Billy-Bob's Mother Has a Birthday, No Jam For Tea, The Big Naughty Boy, Billy-Bob Goes to a Party, Billy-Bob Loses Wags, Safe in Billy-Bob's Pocket, Billy-Bob and the Cobbler, The New Little Kitten, Belinda's Birthday-House
The Book of Brownies
By Enid Blyton
The naughty Brownies are turned out of Fairyland in this classic story by Enid Blyton - one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Hop, Skip and Jump love nothing more than to cause mayhem. But when a wicked witch cheats them, the three Brownies are blamed for the disappearance of the fairy-princess Peronel. The angry King banishes the Brownies; they are not to return to Fairyland until they find their 'Goodness'.Goblins, giants and many more magical creatures await them in the dangerous unknown. Will the Brownies rescue the fairy-princess and how does one find one's 'Goodness'?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!First published in 1926, this edition contains the original text and illustrations.
Buttercup Farm Family
By Enid Blyton
Holiday dreams come true for one lucky family in Enid Blyton's classic Family Series.When Dad buys two caravans, Mike, Belinda and Ann are delighted. Henceforth they are known as the Caravan Family. Not only do they live in their beautiful new homes, but they also travel the world and go on the most amazing holidays. In this story, they travel to Buttercup Farm.First published in 1951, this edition contains the original text and artwork.
Bunnies in the Bathroom
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 new friend John is crazy about rabbits! He's got his heart set on Button and Barney, two baby rabbits in the local pet shop. But when he goes to buy them, they've already been sold! Mandy and James decide to track down the new owner and try to get the bunnies back ...BUNNIES IN THE BATHROOM is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
By Robert Muchamore
The fifteenth title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! Ryan is about to board a plane, knowing that the next twenty-four hours will change everything. His mission is to stop the biggest terrorist attack America's ever seen.Ryan works for CHERUB, a secret organisation with one key advantage: even a trained terrorist won't suspect that a teenager is spying on them.For official purposes, these children do not exist.
Briar Beauty's Story
By Shannon Hale
At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens . . . whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End - both for a story and for a life. As the daughter of the Evil Queen, Raven Queen's destiny is to follow in her mother's wicked footsteps, but evil is so not Raven's style. She's starting to wonder, what if she rewrote her own story? The royal Apple White, daughter of the Fairest of Them All, has a happy ever after planned for herself, but it depends upon Raven feeding her a poison apple in their future. What if Raven doesn't sign the Storybook of Legends? It could mean a happily never after for them both.
By Allen Zadoff
The explosive new thriller for fans of Jason Bourne, Robert Muchamore and Michael Grant, now republished under new title The Hit.Boy Nobody is the perennial new kid in school, the one few notice and nobody thinks much about. He shows up in a new high school, in a new town, under a new name, makes few friends and doesn't stay long. Just long enough for someone in his new friend's family to die -- of "natural causes." Mission accomplished, Boy Nobody disappears, and moves on to the next target. When Boy Nobody was just eleven, he discovered his own parents had died of not-so-natural causes. He soon found himself under the control of The Program, a shadowy government organization that uses brainwashed kids as counter-espionage operatives. But somewhere, deep inside Boy Nobody, is somebody: the boy he once was, the boy who wants normal things (like a real home, his parents back), a boy who wants out. And he just might want those things badly enough to sabotage The Program's next mission.
Beryl Goes Wild
By Jane Simmons, Jane Simmons
When Beryl escapes from the lorry taking her to the abattoir, she finds a new and rather frightening world. A world of wild pigs, where she makes a friend called Amber, meets the Sisterhood of the Mystic Boar and goes on an epic journey - but will she find a home?
Beware The Wicked Web
By Anthony Masters, Alan Marks
These ghostly adventures and spine-chilling stories are great for reads for reluctant readers. Written by well-known authors and illustrated by much-loved illustrators, this series will appeal to boys and girls.
Birdy and the Ghosties
By Jill Paton Walsh, Alan Marks
Sometimes, Birdy watches her father row people across the dangerous sea, but when the wrinkled old woman asks to be ferried across, Birdy jumps in too. The woman tells Birdy that she has second sight, but Birdy isn't sure she wants this special gift. However, soon she finds that looking twice at things can bring the most unexpected results . . .With an engaging story told in short chapters, and illustrations in black and white and colour on every double-page spread, this short novel is ideal for newly confident readers.
Behind the Scenes at the Olympics
By Nick Hunter
From the winning bid to the Olympic village and stadiums, this book looks beyond the sports and into all aspects, such as the costs involved, the media and where events will take place around the country.
By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Naughty Fox is on the prowl again, and the animals of Potter's Barn must come up with a plan to get rid of him once and for all. It's time to create a Barnyard Hullabaloo!
By Geoffrey Malone
When Brunner's family is killed by hunters, he treks across the snowy wilderness in search of a new home among the beavers of Lake Napachokee.But nowhere is safe. Developers are bulldozing and dynamiting the lake to build a hotel, and all the animals are at risk. Yet - thought they are small - they are determined to resist the might of men and their deadly machines.BRUNNER was originally published in 1994 as THE BATTLE FOR BEAVER LAKE.
By Kate Pennington
At 13, Emily is tall, restless and impatient - ladylike she certainly isn't! Emily despises such things as needlework, but she has a vivid imagination and is a keen artist and, along with her talented sister, Charlotte, loves to write. But Emily stumbles upon a real-life story, when she encounters the vagabond Heslington while out walking her beloved dog, Captain, on the Yorkshire Moors. Heslington is hiding out in an abandoned cottage, on the run from someone, but claims he is guilty of nothing. All he can tell Emily is that he is passionately in love with a Miss Martha Holmes, but has been forbidden from seeing her. Martha's family believe Heslington is only after her money, but he is prepared to live like a pauper, he says, if he can only be with the girl he loves. Touched by his story, Emily finds herself drawn into the whole sorry mess, acting as a reluctant go-between for Martha and Heslington, but convinced she is doing the right thing. But when Heslington reveals his dark side, Emily finds herself doubting him, not knowing what to believe. Is Heslington the love-torn romantic hero of her imaginings or he is mad...?
Boys Are Back
By Jean Ure
They're the GIRLFRIENDS - Polly, Keri, Frizz and Lily. They're totally INSEPARABLE, but totally INDIVIDUAL too!A brand-new story in this brilliant series: unmissable books for girls!Polly and Rees have split up, but Polly's not sure she wants to be like Keri - who never seems to stick with the same boy. Perhaps it is time to do new things...and meet new people. But will Polly be brave - and does she really want to leave Rees behind?
Boys Will Be Boys
By Jean Ure
Polly is really looking forward to a trip to the seaside with her best friends and their boyfriends. It'll be brilliant, all eight of them together! But then Polly's plans start to fall apart as, one by one, her friends' relationships hit trouble. Soon she finds herself stuck in the middle, like some kind of agony aunt. And when Polly finally gets her day by the sea, will it turn out to be as much fun as she hopes - or will it be a total disaster?
Boys R Us
By Jean Ure
The Gang of Four are growing up. It seems to Polly that they spend most of their spare time with their boyfriends, and even when they are together, all they do is talk about boys.Polly's not sure whether boys really are her. Wasn't it better when it was just the four girls and they could shop gossip and not have to worry about boys being around? Polly wonders whether she'll ever really understand what it's all about...
The Burning Mountain
By L J Adlington
At the end of it all you have to come back. What is taken must be returned ...FOUR CLUES: A soldier's badge, a gold coin, volcanic rock, a piece of shrapnel.TWO WARS: Then ... and Now ...ONE CHANCE: To do the right thing.War only happens to other people in far off places. Right?Craig and Denise are about to find out that life can explode when you least expect it ...
Blubbers and Sicksters
By Jamie Rix
Read and weep . . . Six brand-new accounts from the Hothell Darkness's Visitor's Book (a.k.a the Book of Grizzly Tales). There's no love lost between the baddest children of all - blubbing brothers and sickening sisters or, as the Night-night Porter so fondly thinks of these rotten relations . . . the blubbers and sicksters!
A Book of Princesses
By Sally Gardner, Emma Chambers
Five favourite fairy stories retold for today's children with a light touch:CinderellaThe Frog PrinceSleeping BeautyThe Princess and the PeaSnow White'Emma Chambers from The Vicar of Dibley is an excellent choice to read this suitably pink collection for girls' - AudioBookseller