Five O'Clock Tales
By Enid Blyton, Luke Thompson, Sandra Duncan
Forty-five magical short stories to enjoy round the clock from one of the world's best-loved children's authors.Fly away with the Snippet Pixies in search of a new home, discover the secret ingredient in the fairies' spell to make people better, and join Chitter the gnome as he discovers a Wishing-Balloon!Ideal for bedtime these magical short stories for 5-8 year-olds will enchant a new generation of children.Look out for more O'Clock tales with: Six O'Clock Tales, Seven O'Clock Tales and Eight O'Clock Tales.First published in 1941, this edition contains the following stories: The Red and White CowThe Clock in the WoodThe Peppermint RockBrer Fox's Onions There and Back Again!Snapdragon SnippetsOh, no Brer Fox!The top of the WallA busy MorningThe Witch's EggChestnut PricklesThe Remarkable DoughnutThe Wrong Side of the BedThe Stupid Little GirlThe Bread and MilkThe Sulky SweetsThe Stupid GoblinThe Boast that came TrueSly-one is CaughtTimothy's ToothThe Four-Leaved CloverTuppy and the GoblinsThe Five Lost BeansThe Wishing BalloonThe Little SticklebackWho? Who? Who?Good Old Jock!The very old KettleBrer Rabbit plays Blind Man's BuffThe Birthday KittenThe three HuntersPitter-Patter's DanceWell, Really Amelia!The Brownie and the WitchGrunt! Grunt!Brer Rabbit plays BallThe Little BirdThe Bunch of CarrotsLittle Miss DreamyBrer Fox's New SuitThe two CatsLittle Suck-A-ThumbLazy KateWell, Really, Brer Rabbit!Little Black Bibs(P) 2019 Hodder & Stoughton LimitedEnid Blyton ® and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
Flames of the Phoenix
By A J Hunter, James de la Rue
Could YOU take flight from the flames?The cousins thought that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were just a story, but now they're about to discover just how real this place is. Their search for the final piece of the Warrior's Shield transports them to 600BC, where they face Prince Cyrus of Persia. He has captured the legendary phoenix and forces the cousins to do battle with this mighty bird in an arena. Can they escape their enemies and see the phoenix returned to her golden nest? And will they get home in time to rescue planet Earth from certain destruction?
The Folk of the Faraway Tree
By Enid Blyton
The third book in the magical Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton.The mischievious Connie comes to enjoy a few days with Joe, Beth and Frannie while her mother is sick. Connie refuses to believe in the Faraway Tree or the magical folk who live in it, even when the Angry Pixie throws ink at her! Join the children and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure!First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).
Foals in the Field
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.When twin foals are born on Drysdale Farm, Mandy and James help their owner, Nick Summers. Nick is so busy building up the farm's stables, he doesn't have time to care for the sick foals. And if he isn't careful, he'll have to sell the farm, too. What will happen to the foals? Can Mandy save the day?FOALS IN THE FIELD is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
The Folk of the Faraway Tree
By Enid Blyton, Kate Winslet
The third story in Enid Blyton's much loved Magic Faraway Tree series - read by KATE WINSLET.The Folk of the Faraway Tree is the third enchanting story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Come with them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree.Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Join them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.This recording is unabridged. (P) Hodder Children's Books 2013
By Ellie James
A TEEN PSYCHIC. For as long as she can remember, Trinity Monsour has seen things - before they happen. A DEADLY DRUG. And now, the danger she senses leads her deep into the New Orleans party scene. The streets have been flooded with a deadly new drug, and lives are at risk. AN IMPOSSIBLE CHOICE. Those behind the drug will stop at nothing to prevent Trinity leading the police to them. And when the lives of those she loves are threatened, Trinity faces an impossible choice...
By Jennifer Gray, Amanda Swift, Amanda Swift
Furry Towers promises the best food and fabulous facilities for guinea pigs - Fuzzy and Coco are so excited! But when they arrive, the friends find themselves in a smelly old hutch with only mouldy lettuce to eat. Coco is not impressed! And it soon becomes clear that something terribly sinister is going on at Furry Towers - can the friends save the day again?
Fizz The Fire Engine!
By David Wojtowycz
Emergency! A train is stuck in the tunnel. Fizz the fire engine wants to be a brave hero, but can he overcome his shyness to save the day? Vehicle-mad little ones will love this brilliantly noisy and action-packed picture book!
Frightfully Friendly Ghosties Collection
By Daren King, David Roberts
Comprising Frightfully Friendly Ghosties, Ghostly Holler-Day and School of Meanies, this collection introduces readers to Humphrey Bump, Wither, Charlie Vapour, Pamela Fraidy and Tabitha Tumbly. Follow the ghosties' adventures as they try to convince us still-alives that though they may be dead, they are in fact frightfully friendly!
By Lisa Stasse
Alenna Shawcross is a sixteen-year-old orphan growing up in a police state formed from the ashes of Canada, the US and Mexico after a global economic meltdown. But when she unexpectedly fails 'the test' - a government initiative which supposedly identifies teens destined to be criminals - she wakes up alone on a remote island reserved for the criminally insane. Terrified and confused, she soon encounters a group of other teen survivors battling to stay alive, including Luis, a boy who will become her love...and her lifeline. Soon Alenna makes the terrifying discovery that there's more to the island (and her past) than she could ever have guessed... But who can she trust? And can she ever escape?The first of a planned trilogy, this incredible novel will leave you gasping for the sequel...
By Tom Palmer
GO TURBO is power-packed with MORE FACTS, MORE RECORDS and MORE WEBSITES than most books. This book is about Formula 1, featuring everything from the top drivers to the best circuits. It includes a story called 'Commentator's Curse'.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.
Freya The Friday Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
Mean Jack Frost has stolen the seven Fairyland Fun Day Flags from the Fun Day Fairies! In this book, Rachel and Kirsty must make sure that the naughty goblins don't get their hands on Freya's flag, or Fridays will be ruined forever...
By Emma Fischel
Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Florence Nightingale tells the story of how this Victorian woman defied her family and friends to take up the unpopular profession of nursing and changed the way hospitals were run.
The Feral Child Series
By Che Golden
Maddy is fed-up. Since her parents died, she's been stuck with her grandparents in the tiny village of Blarney. She's sick of Ireland, sick of her stupid cousins, and, most of all, she's sick of her grandad's ridiculous stories about the faerie people who live in Tír na nÓg.But as Halloween approaches, strange things start to happen in the village. And when the little boy next door disappears, Maddy begins to think her grandad's stories aren't so silly after all.And so, Maddy and her cousins Roisin and Danny embark on an incredible journey to a land ruled by an ancient and powerful evil; a land of breathtaking beauty and deadly danger; a land no adult dares to venture, even to rescue a child.
Frightfully Friendly Ghosties
By Daren King, David Roberts
Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Rusty Chains and friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so mean. When Pamela Fraidy gets locked in the attic by a still-alive, the ghosties are determined to make the still-alives like them. But the more friendly they are - hiding under beds and rushing out to read them a bed-time story, rushing down the chimney to say hello, the meaner the still-alives become; they even go so far as to run out of rooms shrieking!When the family start putting nasty garlic around the house and then call in a priest, the ghostie gloves are off: Tabitha and Charlie decide to call in The Ghoul to sort out the still-alives once and for all: But could the terrifying ghoul prove much more than even the ghosties bargained for?
Freaks of Nature
By Jamie Rix
Grizzliness is out there. Every child has the makings of mischievousness, and can be lured into committing dastardly deeds. The six stories in each of the Grizzly Tales books show the rise and hard fall of vile and villainous children. We have completely reinvented Grizzly Tales for today's readers - ingenious concepts to link the separate stories, new design and illustrations, new accessible formats, but still capturing Jamie Rix's legendary brilliance for creating stories that linger in the mind long after the lights go out at night!The wicked children in the fourth book thought they'd take on Mother Nature, but as they learned to their eternal cost, she is not the sort of mother you can easily challenge!
Fire and Roses
By Fiona Dunbar
'Hey, I'm Kitty Slade. My life used to be pretty, well, normal. But it turns out seeing dead people is a big deal. I had no idea what I was in for...'When Kitty goes to stay at a friend's house, it's not long before she discovers a ghostly ancient curse is at work. Things are about to get a whole lot more spooky for Kitty Slade...
Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 17: The Case of the Flowers That Make Your Body All Wobbly
By Enid Blyton
A new generation Famous Five: Jo, Dylan, Allie, and Max are the children of the four kids - and not forgetting Timmy II to make up the Five!In book seventeen, a mysterious rose blight is affecting people.The Famous Five meet Scooby Doo! All the heritage of the original Famous Five - adventure, mystery, action - combined with a great modern-day feel and lots of laughs.All 24 books in the series feature black and white inside illustrations and have been adapted into an animated television series for the Disney Channel.
Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 11 : The Case of the Medieval Meathead
By Enid Blyton
A new generation Famous Five: Jo, Dylan, Allie, and Max are the children of the four kids - and not forgetting Timmy II to make up the Five!In book eleven, the Royal Treasury of Avalon Island is stolen!The Famous Five meet Scooby Doo! All the heritage of the original Famous Five - adventure, mystery, action - combined with a great modern-day feel and lots of laughs.All 24 books in the series feature black and white inside illustrations and have been adapted into an animated television series for the Disney Channel.
Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 6: The Case of the Thief Who Drinks From the Toilet
By Enid Blyton
A new generation Famous Five: Jo, Dylan, Allie, and Max are the children of the four kids - and not forgetting Timmy II to make up the Five!In book six, local pets have become part of a criminal gang.The Famous Five meet Scooby Doo! All the heritage of the original Famous Five - adventure, mystery, action - combined with a great modern-day feel and lots of laughs.All 24 books in the series feature black and white inside illustrations and have been adapted into an animated television series for the Disney Channel.