By Angela Wood, Emma Trithart
What is a Buddhist temple for? Who is the Buddha? What is a stupa? What is the Dhamma? All these questions and more are explored in this first introduction to the religion of Buddhism.The We Worship Here series introduces children aged 6+ to the main religions of the world. Each book features information about beliefs, values and the ways people worship. The books are clearly and sensitively written and the text is supported with beautiful illustrations.
By Pat Jacobs
Whether they already own one, or beg for one each Christmas and birthday, children love pets, and Pet Pals is the perfect title for any pet-loving child out there. From where they sleep to what they eat, and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book provides all the pet care advice you could possibly need. Adorable photos, and gentle, accessible text, makes this the perfect guide for all pet carers - whether they own a pet or not!
Battle on Alola
Gotta Catch 'Em All! A fantastic full-colour early reader that Pokémon's youngest fans have been waiting for!Ash is determined to catch a Pokémon on Alola. When he saves a Rowlet, Ash thinks this is his chance. But catching Pokémon is not that simple!
The Book of Saints
By Paul Harrison
What is a saint and how do you become one?Who are the most well-known saints and why are they important?This fascinating book answers these questions and tells the remarkable life stories of over 25 saints from around the world, including Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Patrick, Saint George, Saint Joan of Arc, Saint Christopher and Saint Bernadette. Find out about Saint George, the patron of England who never set foot in Britain; and Saint Joan of Arc, a 15-year-old girl who led the French army to victory. Filled with historical information on the lives of saints, this is a perfect title to support religious education. It includes the most famous Catholic saints as well as more minor saints from around the world, plus details on feast days, patron saints and the process of becoming a saint. An engaging layout and colourful images make The Book of Saints ideal for children aged 9-11 who are learning about religion.
Be a Rugby Expert
By Paul Mason
By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
'A STUNNING READ FOR SUMMER!'Reading in the SunshineAs a professional surfer, seventeen-year-old Iris has travelled the sun-kissed beaches of the globe. But after a tumultuous week in Miami leaves her heartbroken, Iris returns to her home town in the south coast of England. Putting her promising career on hold. Leaving behind Zeke, the boy who changed her world. Iris is desperate to get back to her old life, to the family and friends she grew up with. She wants to rediscover her passion for surfing. She needs to move on. But Iris soon realises it won't be that simple. Because while a summer romance might only last the season, first loves never truly leave you.
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.
The Boys' School Girls: Obi's Secrets
By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
New best friend? Check. Cool band? Check. Simple life? As if.Obi's thrilled to be invited to join Sucker Punch - and to top it off Donna, the band's singer, calls Obi her best friend.The only problem is, Obi can't tell her mum about being in the band. She can't tell her friends she's also joined the orchestra. And she definitely can't tell Donna about her friendship with Lenny - he's Donna's boyfriend.But when things get complicated at home, Obi starts seeing more and more of Lenny: it feels like he's is the only one who understands ... What's one more little secret?
By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
Last year, one amazing summer was enough to turn Iris's world upside down. She met the boy of her dreams, the super talented Zeke, and the two of them set off on a pro-surfing adventure around the globe. Now, one week in Miami could be enough to tear her life apart. When Iris and Zeke take a break from competitions to relax on South Beach, Iris feels more than just the draw of the surf pulling Zeke away from her. Something's not right, and soon Iris will have to decide if she and Zeke are really the best thing for each other after all.Air is the thrilling follow-up to Blue; a gorgeous story of sun, sea and first love.
The Boys' School Girls: Abby's Shadow
By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
Hillcrest High Boys' School has admitted girls for the first time, but with only ten girls in the school, it hasn't been an easy start for Abby, Tara and their new friends. With her sister still very ill, Abby's had it tougher than most. When she has the chance to go on holiday for half term, she's excited to get away from everything. And even more thrilled to meet a new friend, Gerry. Abby has never felt cool or popular, but Gerry makes her feel special. Together they have a blast... But it's not long before Gerry starts behaving strangely and soon Abby is forced to wonder: what if befriending Gerry was the biggest mistake she's ever made?
The Boys' School Girls: Tara's Sister Trouble
By Lil Chase, Lil Chase
Hillcrest High Boys' School is admitting girls for the first time, and Tara couldn't be more excited. New friends? Check. Cute boys? Check. Mean sister gone? Wrong... When she discovers Maxie is joining the school too, Tara is crushed. How can she be her own person when her cleverer, prettier sister seems determined to outshine her? And sibling trouble isn't Tara's only problem. With only ten girls in the year, they're going to have to stick together to survive. Boys against girls? Bring. It. On.
By Lisa Glass, Lisa Glass
Surfing is sixteen-year-old Iris's world, and when the ultra-talented Zeke walks into her life, it soon becomes her passion. Over one amazing summer, as she is drawn into his sphere, she experiences love, new friendships, but also loss, with an intensity she never dreamed of. But is Zeke all he seems? What hides beneath his glamorous and mysterious past? When Iris decides to try for her own surfing success, just as her ex-boyfriend comes back into her life, she will test her talent, and her feelings for Zeke, to the limit...
By Clive Gifford
This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Bradley Wiggins. It examines his impact as a champion cyclist, with his triumphs in the Tour de France and the London 2012 Olympics, as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success. The book is part of a series that focuses on the people who inspire children today.
By Amanda Swift, Jennifer Gray, Sarah Horne, Oliver Hembrough
Fuzzy and Coco, the guinea pigs of Strawberry Park, London, are enjoying the spring, cleaning out their hutch and looking forward to the Easter Fair!But then Fuzzy's owner Ben, comes home very upset. The Rescue Centre for local animals has to close down, and all because a very naughty bunny called Binny made a huge mess and chewed through all the cages! And, worst of all, the Rescue Centre's Easter Fair will have to be cancelled.Things get worse when Ben brings Binny the Bunny home to stay with the guinea pigs. Binny causes lots of trouble--she poops everywhere and is very rude to Coco. Meanwhile, Fuzzy and Terry, the guinea pig next door, plan to help get the Easter Fair back on track by using the internet to invite all of the locals to come help fix up the Rescue Center.Coco and Eduardo try to help Binny improve her behavior, but she is too naughty to listen. She is a very sad bunny--she wants to be a pet in a home of her own, like Fuzzy and Coco. But then she runs off and everyone is scared that the fox will find her and eat her! The day of the Easter Fair arrives, and lots of volunteers turn up to help fix the Rescue Centre. It won't have to close after all! But where is Binny--the Easter Bunny? Fuzzy and Terry told everyone that she should be there! At the last minute, Eduardo and Coco find her, and they rush to the Rescue Centre. It's not too late! Binny is adopted by a lovely little girl, the Rescue Centre can stay open, and all because of the cleverness of the Guinea Pigs Online!(P)2014 WF Howes Ltd
By Louise Spilsbury
Ways into RE is a great introduction to religion. It combines simple text and bright, colourful illustrations to explore key religious themes, while also building up young readers' knowledge and confidence. Ways into RE: Belonging explores what it means to belong and how we demonstrate this in religion, from sharing beliefs to worshipping and celebrating together. The book also examines key religious rites of passage, such as christenings and funerals.
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 Clive Gifford
Learn how to perfect the skills, tactics and theory of basketball - from beginner-basic techniques to professional rules.
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.