1: El Dorado
By Jenny Oldfield
Kirstie and Lisa head west to the Sierra Nevada desert, traditional Native American Indian hunting ground and home of herds of wild horses. One of their first sightings is of a magnificent black stallion, nicknamed El Dorado. He has an extraordinary history - resolutely remaining free despite the attempts of numerous horse thieves. He's a legend - admired and feared in equal measure. But within days of their first awe-inspiring sighting, El Dorado has disappeared. Then a ranch foal is found bitten and battered to death. There have been rumours that the wild stallion has gone crazy - but could he really have turned killer? Kirstie and Lisa set out to find out the truth...
By Jenny Oldfield
Chiquitita is a young mare taken from the wild herd to be tamed and worked without force. The method demands amazing patience and gentleness from Kirstie and Lisa's host, Wayne Raburn. But Wayne's ranch hand, Walter, secretly uses harsher methods which soon ruins his boss's good work. Kirstie exposes Walter, who loses his job. But now he wants revenge - and he's planning to take it out on the horse...
6X Loud, Fast and Out of Control
By Nina Malkin
6X are still riding high in the US music charts - and struggling to cope with the trials of fame. Kendall is fast becoming America's sweetheart - a 'real' girl with the voice of an angel, but along with her anonymity, she's anxious to shed the homely look. Dieting alone doesn't work, and Kendall finds herself following the advice of a rival girlband singer, with distressing consequences. Bulimia may be one way of losing weight, but she'll lose a whole more than that if she's not careful. Meanwhile, A/B has found himself a girlfriend and with a dilemma about his commitments; Stella falls hard and fast for troubled folk singer - and Wynn realises that her feelings for Stella go beyond friendship. A major tour brings dark issues to the surface, culminating in Wynn's abduction in Japan... By the story's end all four members are exhausted. They've come to end of the tour road - but have they come to the end of the road for the band itself?
4: The Brave Bunny
By Lucy Daniels
Laura Baker's bunny Nibbles likes Mandy a lot, but Laura's noisy cousin Tom makes him frightened. Later on that night, Nibbles must be very brave when he gets sick, and is taken to Animal Ark. Can Mr Hope find out what is wrong?
2: The Curious Kitten
By Lucy Daniels
Shamrock is a tabby kitten, with bright green eyes and tiger stripes. Mandy thinks he's very cute - but also very nosy! When Shamrock goes outside for the very first time, he soon runs into trouble . . .
5: The Clever Cat
By Lucy Daniels
Friday is Mandy's favourite day at school. But during playtime, someone paints patterns all over the Art paper. Class 3's Art lesson is nearly spoiled. Who could the mystery artist be?
4: The Glass Slippers
By Jenny Oldfield
Amber loves playing dress-up with her friends, Pearl and Lily. But Amber's dressing-up box isn't like any other ... When Amber puts on a raggedy skirt there's a magical dazzle of silver light and the next thing she knows, she's in the middle of Cinderella's fairytale world!The ball has finally arrived, but dancing is the last thing Amber wants to do! After a waltz with Prince Charming, Amber starts to enjoy herself and feel like the real Cinderella. But when the clock strikes midnight, she has to get out of there ... fast!
6: The Flowered Apron
By Jenny Oldfield
Lily loves playing dress-up with her friends, Pearl and Amber. But this dressing-up box isn't like any other ... When Lilly finds a silver mirror there's a magical dazzle of silver light and the next thing she knows, she's in the middle of Snow White's fairytale world!After running away from the wicked queen, Lily discovers an empty cottage in the woods. Inside she finds seven chairs and seven plates, seven beds with seven pairs of slippers - it's home to the seven dwarves! They kindly promise to help hide Lily and keep her safe. But soon her hiding place is discovered, and the dwarves are in danger. Can Lily help them out?
8: The Lace Gown
By Jenny Oldfield
Lily loves playing dress-up with her friends, Pearl and Amber. But this dressing-up box isn't like any other ... When Lilly finds a silver mirror there's a magical dazzle of silver light and the next thing she knows, she's in the middle of Snow White's fairytale world!Snow White has travelled to the far away kingdom of Ice Mountain, where she dances with the Prince and dines with the the good Queen. And with the help of all her new friends, Snow White is ready to confront the evil Queen Serena once and for all! Will Snow White finally get her happy ever after?
2: Tunnel Racers
By Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
Meet Crank and Al ... robots on the run. Wandering through an enormous junk yard, our heroes find themselves entering a hidden robot world. They are welcomed by the Mekanix, who choose Crank to be the next race driver. His job: to beat their rival gang, the Engineerz, in a high-speed race through the sewers of Metrocity. But there's something sinister about the Mekanix and their tunnel racer ... A refreshed cover look for this well-loved series, illustrated by the incomparable Mark Oliver. Read on with The Tin Man, Razorbites, Powerball, The Ghost Sea and Aquanauts.
2: It's Snow Joke!
By Sue Mongredien, Mark Beech
Jake loves a snowball fight - especially when he can aim them at his sister, Petunia. Jake can't believe his luck when she ends up in the freezing moat! But then Jake builds a snowking - just like his dad - and Petunia's revenge lands him in BIG trouble. Can Jake get the last laugh?
21st Century Religions: Judaism
By Michael Keene
This general introduction to Judaism makes a valuable information resource for KS3 and 4 Religious Education students.Written by a highly experienced author of books on religion for children, it covers the roots and history of Judaism. It continues by exploring the beliefs, teachings and practices of modern Judaism, which includes a look at sacred texts and places of worship. The final chapters focus on Judaism and society, and its role in the modern world.A special feature of the book is the 'in our own words' panels in which practising Jews give a personal perspective on being a Jew today. There are numerous panels that give more detailed information on specific aspects such as the Shema and Sabbath practice, as well as quoting important texts. Imaginatively chosen photos with detailed captions extend the range of information presented. Maps show the distribution of believers around the world and historical facts like the journey of the Hebrews out of Egypt. An historical timeline, glossary and index all contribute to making this a highly engaging and accessible source of information and thus an essential work of reference for the 11-14 age range.
By Sally Hewitt
In 'I can remember' our recent history (i.e. World War II onwards) is brought alive through real life experiences and memories of everyday life and a wealth of memorabilia, ephemera and archive photography. Each book is broken up into thematic spreads: school, at home, work, entertainment etc and different voices recall their experiences related to them. There is not one single voice through the book but a variety, so there are is a range of views and a mixture of ages. The back of the books includes a timeline and glossary. 'I can remember the 1960s' includes growing up as a child of Jamaican immigrants, the 1966 world cup, a coal-mining town in Wales, Scotland in the sixties, Beatles mania, and swinging London and sixties fashions.
3: Divided Souls
By Gabriella Poole
The Darke Academy is a school like no other. An élite establishment that moves to an exotic new city every term, its students are impossibly beautiful, sophisticated and rich.Death has followed the Darke Academy to the ancient city of Istanbul. An unseen hunter is on the loose. Scholarship girl Cassie Bell is fascinated by the city's beauty, but there's no time for her to relax. Torn between an old flame and a new romance, she must also choose between the select world of the Few and her loyalty towards her best friends. And all the time a killer is stalking the Few. As Cassie is about to discover, no one is above suspicion.Sometimes, the people you love can be the most dangerous enemies of all ...
By Sally Hewitt
In 'I can remember' our recent history (i.e. World War II onwards) is brought alive through real life experiences and memories of everyday life and a wealth of memorabilia, ephemera and archive photography. Each book is broken up into thematic spreads: school, at home, work, entertainment etc and different voices recall their experiences related to them. There is not one single voice through the book but a variety, so there are is a range of views and a mixture of ages. The back of the books includes a timeline and glossary. In 'I can remember the 1930s' topics include village life, running the home, holidays and leisure, childhood games, London between the wars and the Depression.
1: Rhiannon of the Spring
By Allan Frewin Jones
YOU CAN BE A WARRIOR IF YOU CHOOSE TO BE ...Fifteen-year-old Branwen's life is changed for ever when enemy Saxon troops attack her homeland and kill her brother. Branwen is ready to jump into action and avenge her brother's death , but instead she is sent to a neighbouring village, safe out of harm's way. Yet while she is surrounded by exquisite luxury in her new home - as a princess should be - she feels different from other girls. Branwen has the soul of a warrior.Then a mystical woman in white foretells a daunting prophecy that Branwen will be the one to save her homeland. With no time to lose, Branwen must make a choice: continue in the path her parents set for her ... or step into the role of a true warrior princess.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
By Jules Verne
Professor Arronax and his men are kidnapped and held aboard the submarine Nautilus, piloted by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Deep under the sea they glimpse the lost city of Atlantis, dodge icebergs and do battle with a mighty giant squid. But will the Professor and his men ever manage to escape Captain Nemo and the Nautilus?Adapted by Lynne Benton from the original novel by Jules Verne.A series of adaptations of well-known stories, designed to introduce young readers to the classics. Divided into short chapters and illustrated with modern black and white artwork, each title will offer the reader an accessible and exciting read.
By James Nixon
My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there.
1960s & 1970s
By Kate Jackson Bedford
This series allows you to explore the past through the eyes of a child. Discover what it was like to to go to school, play and grow up during some of the most exciting periods of history.Children in History: 1960s & 1970s offers a look at how children from 1960-1980 lived through the use of images, artefacts and feature boxes, allowing the reader to travel back in time.
2: Monkey Magic
By Lucy Courtenay
Featuring tiger cubs, circus bears, swimming monkeys and cute koalas - this is a must-read series for all animal lovers!Twins Tori and Taya Wild disagree about almost everything ... except for their love of animals - which is good since their mother fosters all kinds of wild animals so their house is almost always full of them! But now their house has gone up in flames and the family's animal film business is struggling to get off its feet. And as if Taya doesn't have enough to worry about, Tori is making new friends without her. But when a request comes in for a swimming troupe of monkeys, things are looking up. They've got the monkeys - now they have to train them. If only Taya could swim ... It's lights, cameras, MONKEYS!