My Dream Bed
By Lauren Child
Would it be a tickly nest high in the treetops or a fairytale bed? The possibilities are endless . . . And just a few can be found here, with lots of tabs, flaps and wheels so that the reader can really enjoy finding the perfect place to dream!
Martin Luther King
By Verna Wilkins
Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. Martin Luther King's life is vividly described through detailed text and illustrations, from his humble beginnings in America's Deep South to black Americans' civil rights campaigner in the 1960s. The story of his rise to fame is also the story of black emancipation, giving the young reader an insight into how races treated each other in the very recent past. His death also shows them how deep these divisions were, but Luther King's legacy helps them understand the changed that have come about because of people like him.
By Michael Lawrence
There is a tradition in Jiggy's hometown by which the night before a boy's first day at school his father takes him to the Piddle Pool near the old quarry. Boys pee in the pool for a lucky school life. But Jiggy's dad never took him...and now Jiggy wants to change his run of bad luck. One night, mid-piddle, something happens - and a genie rises out of the water. Will Jiggy's luck be reversed...or will it just get worse?!
Mary, Mary, Fried Canary
By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
A crazy collection of ridiculous rhymes and laugh-out-loud limericks. Guaranteed to give you the giggles!
A Midsummer Night's Dream
By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
The course of true love never did run smooth... A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander's classic story - and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences... With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Love and Magic in A Midsummer Night's Dream. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
Out, damned spot! A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Evil in Macbeth.The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
More Precious Than Gold
By Julie Monks, Gill Lobel
Overhead the night sky blazed with a million stars. But Caspar's star was different...Old Melchior the wise, Balthazar the good and Caspar the youngest, kind and gentle, journey to Bethlehem to discover the promise of this exciting star - the child born to be King of Kings. A touching and poetic story which captures the true meaning of Christmas.
By Patricia Elliott
Aggie's life in the village with her aunt is as normal as can be. She has never questioned the rule of the Ministration, or the power of the divine beings - the birds. Then she is sent for by the Master of Murkmere, the great house nearby, who wishes her to be companion to his ward, Leah. Needing the money, Aggie reluctantly leaves her aunt and enters a new life. But all is not well up at the house. The Master is crippled and unhappy, trapped in a wheelchair, hemmed in with bars, for others' safety, as well as his own. Life is ruled by the steward, Silas, who fascinates and repels Aggie in equal measure. And Leah - the strangest of them all - challenges everything Aggie has ever been taught.
The Mansions of The Gods
By René Goscinny, Albert Uderzo
Why not infiltrate the little Gaulish village by building a modern housing estate? That's the plan thought up by trendy Roman architect Squaronthehypotenus to help Caesar crush the indomitable Gauls. Will the villagers be tempted by the chance of making money when the first Roman tenants move in? And what about the Gauls' secret weapon. Roll up to see the Roman remains!
Magical Mysteries and Other Stories
By Emma Thomson, Josie Lawrence, Josie Lawrence
Felicity Wishes has lots of adventures - and three fantastic friends to share them with!Whether she's solving a mystery in Nine Wish Wood, finding creative ways to clear out her old clothes, cooking cakes for her best friend's birthday or telling ghostly stories - Felicity is a fairy who knows how to enjoy herself! Magical MysteriesClutter Clean-outCooking CrisisSpooky Sleepover
My Birthday Party
By Barrie Wade
A non-fiction recount with original photography. It's Maddie's birthday and she's having a party!
Magical Activity Book
By Emma Thomson
Brimming with crosswords, games, puzzles, spot-the-difference, odd-one-out, colouring fun and quizzes for budding fairies everywhere!
By Robert Muchamore
The third title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James has to bust an inmate out of a high-security US prison ... Over the years, CHERUB has put plenty of criminals behind bars. Now, for the first time ever, they've got to break one out ...Under American law, kids convicted of serious crimes can be sentenced as adults. Two hundred and eighty of these child criminals live in the sunbaked desert prison of Arizona Max. In one of the most dangerous CHERUB missions ever, James Adams has to go undercover inside Arizona Max, befriend an inmate and then bust him out. CHERUB kids are trained professionals, working in everyday situations. Their essential advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them. For official purposes, these children do not exist.
By Jenny Oldfield
When Kirstie watches a neighbouring rancher break in new horses, she is appalled by the treatment of one strong-willed mare - Midnight Lady. Determined to save the horse, Kirstie attempts to free her. But her plan backfires and eight horses escape into the mountains. Now Kirstie is in big trouble - should she own up? If she does, will she ever see Midnight Lady again?
Mix-ups and Magic
By Emma Thomson
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
By Hilary Robinson, Nick Sharratt
This fantastic split page, spiral bound book allows the reader to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales with hilarious results. What would happen if Goldilocks had two horrid stepsisters and fell asleep for a hundred years? Would she be woken by a hungry wolf or Little Red Riding Hood's Granny?
By Jenny Oldfield
Ice and snow cover Hartfell, cutting off the Lewis family who live high on the moor. Krista and Shining Star fly to the rescue. But will the harsh grip of winter defeat them?It's time for Krista and Shining Star to save the day!
By Jude Welton
By Neal Layton
There comes a point in every young mammoth's life when it's time to grow up a bit and join the Mammoth Academy. Arabella loves school, but Oscar is finding it a little more difficult to get used to. Especially as he is accused of stealing the school's oranges. He is sure it was humans - the most dangerous animals in all of the Mammoth Lands! With the help of his new friend Fox, who has decided not to wash for 2 months so his fur will begin to self-clean, Oscar sets out to prove that humans are in the valley and at the same time stumbles across more trouble than he'd thought!
Man vs Beast
By Robert Muchamore
The sixth title in the number one bestselilng CHERUB series! James has to infiltrate a group of animal rights activists ... Every day thousands of animals die in laboratory experiments. Some say these experiments provide essential scientific knowledge, while others will do anything to prevent them.James and Lauren Adams are stuck in the middle.They're CHERUB agents. Trained professionals with one essential advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them.For official purposes, these children do not exist.