The Pirates of Pompeii
By Caroline Lawrence
It is AD 79 and Mount Vesuvius has erupted, destroying Pompeii. Among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps along the bay of Naples are Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus the mute beggar boy. When the friends discover that children are being kidnapped from the camps, they start to investigate and soon solve the mystery of the pirates of Pompeii. A terrifically exciting and dramatic story packed with superb historical detail.
Pocahontas the Peacemaker
By Hilary Robinson, Masumi Furukawa
Pocahontas leads a quiet life until a ship full of strangers arrives in her village. Pocahontas wants to make friends but the chief does not trust them...Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence
Princess Friends Sticker Book
By Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
This pretty princess activity book includes over 75 reusable stickers featuring all the princesses from the storybooks published to date, with magical animals and favourite princess things too. Children find the stickers for each page to bring the princess friends from Rose, Poppy and Lily dormitories together, collecting tiara points as they go. With Tiara Club reward stickers to win at the end of the book!
Princess Fashion Dress-Up Book
By Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
Children can dress Princess Charlotte and her friends from the Princess Academy for the royal garden party, the ball and other princess parties, with dazzling gowns and beautiful tiaras. This fabulous princess activity book includes 6 princess dolls and lots of press-out party outfits and accessories to mix and match.
By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Sonia Leong
You are an adventurer sailing with Francis Drake. You set a course to attack Spanish ships carrying gold and silver. Can you defeat the Spanish and steal the treasure? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...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.
The Pale Assassin
By Patricia Elliott
Eugenie de Boncoeur is growing up in Paris, unaware that her guardian has contracted her to marry the sinister spymaster known as 'le Fantome' when she turns sixteen. She finds herself falling for the handsome lawyer, Guy Deschamps, but there is little time for romance; France is descending into chaos as the Revolution takes hold. Soon Eugenie is fleeing for her life. Her brother Armand has become involved in a plot to save the King from the guillotine, the mob is searching for aristocrats, and le Fantome, the pale assassin, is on their trail - desperate for revenge.
The Prophet from Ephesus
By Caroline Lawrence
It's August, AD 81. Presumed dead by their families but wanted by unknown authorities, Flavia and her friends feel very far from home.When news of more kidnappings reach them, and they discover that one of Miriam's twins is among the missing, the four detectives set out for Halicarnassus to help. Here they find the countryside is full of prophets who heal the sick and cure the lame - or are they merely tricksters and villains in disguise?
By Jen Green
This hugely popular brand of geography books take an interactive approach to each topic encouraging the reader to ask questions, collect, record and analyse their findings.
By Andrew Langley
Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
By Daniel Gilpin
Action Force brings together the people, weapons, vehicles, the stats and the facts in one all-action series.INSIDE POLICE UNITS - who are they?, Uniforms and gear, Undercover operations, Drug task force, Search and rescue, Air wing, Murder squad, Police missions, Dog squad, Highway patrol, High-speed vehicles and aircraft.
Planet Patrol: A Book About Global Warming
By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Linked to its own website so that readers can all join the Planet Patrol www.theplanetpatrol.comProduced by a multi-award winning duo who really make the issues come alive for young readers. Early Years Foundation Stage: PSED, KUW, CD
Policing and Justice
By Dirk Flint
Inside Crime: Policing and Justice is part of an exciting new series that takes the reader undercover to explore the real world of crimefighting. Using up-to-date case studies alongside real-life examples of how famous crimes have been solved, Inside Crime gives a vivid portrait of crimefighting today.Policing and justice are under continuous pressure as crime rates continue to rise across the world, while punishment for criminal is a topic for heated debate. Find out how we police our communities and how both policing and justice need to evolve in the 21st century.
Posters And Propaganda in Wartime
By Ruth Thomson, Daniel James
During the two world wars of the 20th century, the British government used posters to influence people on a massive scale. This book, produced in association with the Imperial War Museum, tells the story of these weapons of mass persuasion.
By Nicola Barber
Find out how people react and rebuild their lives and the environment when a large scale Plane Crash occurs and what communities and the emergency services do in response.
By Emma Thomson
From fancy dress to sleepovers, you'll find out how to plan the big day, make invitations and decorations, what food to bake, and how to make the perfect party presents.With a insert of your very own fairy party invitations!
By Steve Backshall
Join DEADLY 60 presenter Steve Backshall in the world's deadliest book about animals, packed with fascinating facts, killer statistics and stunning photographs. Combined with his own incredible experiences with creatures, large and small, Steve reveals tricks of camouflage, feats of strength, endurance, teamwork and speed, as well as giving us a glimpse into the lives of extremeophiles and looking at some of our planet's endangered species.
Police and Combat: Special Forces
By Adam Sutherland
The world's most dangerous missions are carried out by elite fighting crews - the special forces. Packed with facts, stats and amazing stories, this book gives a thrilling look behind the scenes of the world's top soldiers. Discover the dramatic story behind the capture of Osama Bin Laden, find out what it is like to be in the SAS in our amazing interview with an ex-SAS officer and read all about the top five most daring missions of all time!
The Poisoned Honey Cake
By Caroline Lawrence, Helen Forte
Floridius, freelance soothsayer, is afraid that he has lost his talent for seeing the future. Threptus wants to find some titbits of information that his mentor can use to convince people he still has the gift, but will a poisoned honey cake lead to disaster along the way?Join Threptus and Floridius on their hilarious and action-packed adventures among Rome's superstitious underclass, and don't miss this ruder, funnier and still historically accurate companion to The Roman Mysteries.