Pole Star Family
By Enid Blyton
Holiday dreams come true for one lucky family in Enid Blyton's classic Family Series.After a miserable summer full of runny noses and chesty coughs, Mike, Belinda and Ann are terribly excited about Granny's offer to take them on the cruise of a lifetime. The gorgeous cruise ship, Pole Star is the so much fun and takes them to exotic markets and breathtaking castles in Portugal, the Canary Islands and even Africa. This will be the best holiday ever!First published in 1950, this edition contains the original text and artwork.
By Jean Ure
Almost overnight a plague has wiped out the population of England. The only survivors seem to be three very different teenagers. Together they must come to terms with the man-made devastation around them. Fran, Harriet and Shahid have the power to rebuild society, but do they have the courage?
Puppies in the Pantry
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 a film crew arrives in town, Mandy and her best friend, James, are recruited to look after the animal stars! It's an exciting and glamorous job. But then disaster strikes. Charley, the labrador, goes missing. Can James and Mandy save the day?PUPPIES IN THE PANTRY is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
Pony in the Porch
By Lucy Daniels
Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents, and if there are animals to be protected and cared for, then Mandy is always there to help.The only thing Mandy likes about stuck-up Susan Collins is Prince - her pony. Susan is determined to win at showjumping, but at what cost? Could Prince be in danger? Can Mandy rescue him before it's too late? PONY IN THE PORCH is one of the all-time best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
Petticoat Pirates Omnibus
By Erica-Jane Waters, Penelope Rawlins
Together, Marina, Aqua and Oceana are the Petticoat Pirates, and this unabridged audio edition includes 2 of their fabulous adventures!The Mermaids of Starfish Reef:One day, three beautiful mermaids come to the lagoon to ask for help. A creature of the deep has come and set loose all the sea snails on their mer-farm, leaving behind nothing but a shiny scale. Can the Petticoat Pirates discover what happened and bring the sea snails back safely?One thing's for sure, they'll need all their pirate skills to solve this mystery!The Sea Fairies of Whirlpool Gully:When the other pirates of the Lagoon are struck by a mysterious curse, the girls must travel in search of sea fairies to find a cure. But to get there they'll have to face one of their greatest fears and steer their ship straight into a whirlpool!Can they be brave enough to save their friends?© Oakhill Publishing 2014
The Party Fairies Treasury
By Daisy Meadows
This fantastic hardback story collection features abridged versions of the seven Party Fairies titles: Cherry the Cake Fairy, Melodie the Music Fairy, Grace the Glitter Fairy, Honey the Sweet Fairy, Polly the Party Fun Fairy, Phoebe the Fashion Fairy and Jasmine the Present Fairy. Each story is accompanied by wonderful four-colour illustrations. The perfect gift for all fairy fans!
By Robert Muchamore
The thirteenth title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! Ryan is on his first mission, and it's as big as they get ... Twelve-year-old Ryan is CHERUB's newest recruit. He's got his first mission: infiltrating the billion-dollar Aramov criminal empire. But he's got got no idea that this routine job will lead him into an explosive adventure involving drug smugglers, illegal immigrants and human trafficking, or that his first mission will turn into one of the biggest in CHERUB's history.For official purposes, these children do not exist.
By Brian Morse, David Browne
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.
By Nick Hunter
This book looks at the Paralympics, from the athletes and the sports to the stadiums and the spectators!
By Joanne Owen
From riches to rags, Milena is growing up in the city of Prague at the turn of the twentieth century. Her parents' once prosperous theatre lies in disrepair and her life seems to be in ruins, and has been since that fateful night her father died in a tragic accident and Milena's beautiful, talented Mother went missing. No trace of her has been found. But Milena has never lost hope that she will come back.The day she meets the flamboyant Puppet Master and his menacing protégés, the twins Zdenko and Zdenka, under the shadow of Prague's famous Astronomical Clock in the Old Town square is, coincidentally, the date of her mother's birthday. And it's the day Milena's grandmother chooses to reveal to her the story of her ancestors... and of her legacy. Or perhaps it's not such a coincidence.Joanne Owen's debut novel skilfully mingles the legends of Bohemia in a story rich in the traditions of circus, theatre and magic, all set in a city waiting to lay bare a myriad of secrets.Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2009 and the Carnegie Medal.
By Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
All the essentials of punctuation covered thoroughly in a light-hearted and accessible style. The books act as a genuinely useful tool for children who want or need to improve their English and grasp areas that they have perhaps not understood at school or missed out on. Each page covers a key point, shows lots of examples to demonstrate correct usage, and has a handy summary at the bottom of the page. Comic-strip style illustrations and the group of characters that make up the Odd Mob make learning fun and easy, with puns, jokes and cartoons.
Pink Knickers Aren't Cool
By Jean Ure
Meet Polly, Keri, Frizz and Lily - they're the Gang of Four, and they're determined to be best friends for ever! Their bond of friendship is severely tested, though, when they discover that they are all going off to different schools in the autumn. And poor Frizz is going to be left with their arch enemy, Jessamy James, a show-off who wears pink knickers, which they all know isn't cool! A lively and humorous story perfect for top junior girls facing the momentous change to secondary school.
Playing With Fire
By Alan Gibbons
Kev's a loner, a hard case. When his mum and dad split up, he goes off the rails. He's looking for trouble - but he never means it to go that far . . . the fire, the shed, that old man. After the fire Kev is moved to a new school to build a new life, but his terrible secret is found out. The only way Kev knows how to deal with it is through another fire. But this time perhaps it's Kev's life that will go up in flames.Alan Gibbons writes with compassion and intuitive understanding about one boy's battle to survive against the odds.
By Alan Gibbons
The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern makes sure they work hard and play hard.Kev doesn't make any allowances. That goes for the new boy Chris Power who's just signed up with the Diamonds. Can he earn a place in their affections when he's living in achildren's home and trying to make sense of what's happened in his life...?