By Alan Gibbons
A gripping, virtual reality thriller - the second title in The Legendeer trilogy.What if there are places where our nightmares live and wait for us?Phoenix has found one and it's alive. Armies of bloodsucking vampyrs and terrifying werewolves, the creatures of our darkest dreams, are poised to invade our world. After his battle with the evil Gamesmaster in SHADOW OF THE MINOTAUR, Phoenix knows this is for real. As he prepares to enter the second deadly computer game in The Legendeer series, he knows he must win or never come back.The Legendeer is more than just a game. Play it if you dare.
Valley of Secrets
By Charmian Hussey
Abandoned as a baby, Stephen had nearly given up hope of ever finding his family. This epic adventure follows his change in fortunes as he receives an unexpected letter from a strange source and sets off on an unforgettable journey. From a drab room in London, where the rain comfirms the greyness of his life, Stephen travels to a Cornish Valley; remote, exquisitely beautiful and heavy with secrets.
The Very Important Idea
By Emma Dodson
From the creator of Badly Drawn Dog, this amusing picture book tells the story of a rat and a cat, and explores the nature of ideas. Where do they come from and how are they rated? A good idea for a cat is not necessarily the same thing as a good idea for a rat... as Rat discovers not long after being employed by Mr Fat Cat.
Voices Of The Rainforest
By Mick Manning
By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Sonia Leong
You are captain of a Viking trading ship. Your village has been destroyed by raiders. Will you set sail to seek revenge? 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.
By Rachel Wright
Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia
By Adam Blade
New Beasts have been created in Avantia - twin dragons Vedra and Krimon. But the Wizard Malvel plans to capture them, so Tom must take the dragons into hiding. Can Tom save the twin Beasts from the wizard's evil spell?
Victoria the Violin Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
The Music Fairies desperately need Rachel's and Kirsty's help! Jack Frost and his naughty goblins have stolen the fairies' Magical Musical Instruments, which means that music is being ruined for everyone! Jack Frost plans to use the instruments to help him win a national talent competition in the human world, and with the help of the enchanted instruments, he's bound to win. If this happens, humans will find out about Fairyland and then all the fairies will be in danger! Victoria must find her violin - how can Rachel and Kirsty help her?
By Kes Gray, Chris Mould
Poo is a forbiddenus wordus. Vesuvius, the Roman inventor, has been trying to solve the pongy problem for many years - with no luck. But one night he is struck by inspiration...The pongy classic, now with a new jacket.
By Fiona Corbridge
Viking Vik and the Wolves
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik is guarding the goats in the hills when he sees Greeneyes the Wolf. Wulf laughs at Vik. Everyone knows Greeneyes isn't real! But Wulf stops laughing when he hears a howl in the night...
Viking Vik and the Chariot Race
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik is racing down the mountain, driving his goat cart as if he were the great god Thor himself. But watch out! Wulf is right behind him and he looks like he means business...
Viking Vik and the Trolls
By Shoo Rayner
Watch out - there are giant Trolls about! But the sweetest, juiciest cloudberries grow on the other side of the bridge. Will Viking Vik, Freya and Wulf get across to pick them without being eaten alive?
Viking Vik and the Bug House
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik and Wulf are squabbling over who should be the leader. What they need is a contest to see who's the bravest. A contest with bugs and creepy-crawlies should do the trick...
Viking Vik and the Lucky Stone
By Shoo Rayner
Viking Vik is cold, hungry and lost in a snowstorm. His faithful dog, Flek, leads him to the house of an old woman. But she thinks he seems suspicious. Can Vik convince her to let him in before he freezes to death?
A Very Curious Bear
By Tony Mitton, Paul Howard
One bright morning, on a walk in the woods, Little Bear is filled with wonder...and questions! Why does the sun come and light up the day? Why does the wind rush around in the air? Why does the stream seem to gurgle and babble? Luckily, Big Bear has all the answers! A beautifully written portrayal of the tender moments shared between a daddy bear and his cub, from award-winning poet Tony Mitton and illustrated in atmospheric detail by the incredibly talented Paul Howard.
Volume 1: The Awakening & The Struggle
By L J Smith
A phenomenally popular vampire romance sequence - now showing on ITV2 - from the best selling author of Night World, L. J. Smith.The Awakening: Elena Gilbert is used to getting what she wants and she wants mysterious new boy, Stefan. But Stefan is hiding a deadly secret - a secret that will change Elena's life for ever ...The Struggle: Elena is torn between her boyfriend, Stefan, and his brother, Damon. But these brothers hide dark secrets and a tragic past that threatens them all. Damon wants to lead Elena astray - and he'd rather kill Stefan than let him possess her ...
Volume 2: The Fury & The Reunion
By L J Smith
A phenomenally popular vampire romance sequence - now showing on ITV2 - from the best selling author of Night World, L. J. Smith.The Fury: Faced with an ancient evil, Stefan and Damon must stop their feuding and join forces with Elena to confront it. But in so doing, they are unwittingly sealing her fate ...The Reunion: Elena summons the vampire trio once more to unite and challenge their fate. Together they will be called to face the most terrifying evil Fell's Church has ever known.
The Very Cranky Bear
By Nick Bland
In the Jingle, jangle jungle, four friends encounter a very cranky bear. Moose, Lion and Zebra all think they know how to cheer him up, but it's plain, boring Sheep who has the answer. This is a hilarious picture book, with the over-riding message being: Don't underestimate the quiet ones! Sometime a little thought is all you need to solve a problem instead of rushing to immediate action.
A Very Strange Creature
By Ronda Armitage, Layn Marlow
When Monkey finds a strange creature in the jungle he's very puzzled, and he calls the other animals to help. It doesn't have a tail for swinging, a trunk for washing, a long neck for reaching the high trees or even webbed feet for swimming. Whatever could it be?Toddlers and parents alike will love this refreshing take on the classic 'new-baby' theme. With wonderfully warm, humorous text from Ronda Armitage, author of family favourite The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch.'Perfect reading for toddlers with a new baby in the house' - Junior