The first in a trilogy of hilarious fantastical adventures about a mercenary knight from the best-selling duo behind The Edge Chronicles. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
It's the summer holidays, and the hairiest family in Teddington decide to take a well-earned holiday by the seaside. With their extended hyena family in tow, they head on down to Cornwall for a spot of camping. But it's never long before trouble sniffs these hyenas out, and Bobby is mistaken for a pup and snatched by a wicked dognapper.
There was nothing, and then there was a train. A train with two passengers: a petty thief from a dead-end town, and an android girl who could be more human than the rest of us. Join Zen and Nova as they find out what really lies beyond the end of the universe . . .
Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last?
Harmony's uncle sends her on a treasure trail - which disappointingly ends in her finding a 50p piece. But the coin is a magic one, and when you rub the queen's nose, your wishes will come true! From the number one author for animal magic comes this wonderful new edition of a much-loved classic.
Master of supernatural adventure Robin Jarvis continues his enthralling new series that began with The Power of Dark and The Devil's Paintbox.
The sinister Mister Dark is more powerful than ever and has enslaved young Verne to his will. Can Lil save her best friend before their enemy unleashes his most audacious and insane plan yet? Even with the help of new, surprising allies - a witch, a mysterious man of many disguises and the secretive aufwaders beneath the cliff - all seems hopeless.
Whitby has never been a more frightening and dangerous place to live, and the murdered dead refuse to rest in peace.
A laugh-out-loud magical story featuring witches and fun, the first in a series of three books by Carnegie and Branford Boase long-listed author, Joanne Owen.Martha Mayhem (real name Martha May) is always causing chaos!
Darby loves summer on her family's strawberry farm - but is the weather about to turn?Darby is twelve and has Down's syndrome. It's nearly time for the annual chocolate hunt, the highlight of Darby's year, but Kaydee has brought a friend home for the weekend.
After exposing the sinister underground society of students known as the Knights of Charlemagne, Will West stays at the Centre over the summer to explore his newly developing physical and mental abilities. Meanwhile, his roommates investigate the Knights' shadowy purpose and discover unsettling information about their own backgrounds.
Will West is playing a dangerous game. Months after uncovering the sinister Paladin Prophecy plot, he continues to work with the mastermind behind the project - none other than his own grandfather, Franklin Greenwood. Will cooperates in order to keep his friends safe. But are they really secure in the hands of a madman?
Life is never exactly peaceful for Lockwood & Co. Lucy and George are trying to solve the mystery of the talking skull trapped in their ghost jar, while Lockwood is desperate for an exciting new case. Things seem to be looking up when the team is called to Kensal Green Cemetery to investigate the grave of a sinister Victorian doctor.
a world with the same solidity and four-dimensional authority as our own, created with invention, clarity and intelligence' Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials series'One of the best worldbuilders in fantasy . I love the Old Kingdom series' Brandon Sanderson'There is no joy like returning to the Old Kingdom .
A pretty ordinary boy, in most ways - he just wants to hang out in his bedroom, reading his dad's old comics. But somehow it's not - and when David gets involved with the girl next door, gorgeous Holly Harper, he begins to realise just how very complicated it can get.
The tense and thrilling companion to Cell 7.Martha Honeydew has been released from the terrifying Cell 7. Isaac saved Martha's life, it is only right she now saves his. Martha begins to question whether it is ever possible to escape government scrutiny. Will Martha and Isaac ever reunite?
A powerfully told story of the love between two brothers in the aftermath of a family tragedyGriff and Dylan are driving into Manhattan with their parents when the worst happens. But Dylan is worried about Griff: whether he is OK, whether he is coping with his grief.
Heartfelt, funny, clever YA fiction to appeal to fans of Jandy Nelson, John Green, Jennifer Niven and Ava DellairaLenny is preparing for the apocalypse. An infectiously funny story with an unforgettable heroine: a story about having to learn to let go of what you hold most dear - and learning to survive.
The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach but it's not the big one-five that they face now; it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mineshaft a faceless animal lurks, pulling the strings, toying with human and mutant alike. And he's hungry - hungry in the darkness.
In this famous collection of verse for children, we join Christopher Robin and his friends for a trip to Buckingham Palace, learn what a King has for breakfast, and meet a much-loved bear for the very first time.
The chickens living on the unprotected, unfenced Foxearth Farm have learned over the years to think, run and fly in order to survive the crafty efforts of nearby foxes. But three chicks have hatched, designed by nature to become high-speed, barnyard warriors--the Fox Busters!
Let it be flour babies. Let chaos reign. When the annual school science fair comes round, Mr Cartwright's class don't get to work on the Soap Factory, the Maggot Farm or the Exploding Custard Tins. To their intense disgust they get the Flour Babies - sweet little six-pound bags of flour that must be cared for at all times.
Includes poems for children which feature Pooh helping Christopher Robin with his schoolwork (if helping is the word). This book presents an evocation of childhood, through the eyes of the six-year-old Robin.
In a fortress-monastery on an island live the warriors of the Nomana. No one knows the secret behind their power. Though there are three who are determined to find out. Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman are about to become apprentice warriors. But their quest is interrupted when the mighty empire of Radiance threatens to annihilate the Nomana.
In a fortress-monastery on an island live the legendary warriors of the Nomana. The age of the Noble Warriors is over. But questions about the Nomana remain unanswered. Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman's journeys will lead them to question their loyalties and those they thought they loved.
Twelve-year-old Ben's life is changed forever when a chain-reaction of explosions rips through his home, killing his mother and blowing off his right arm. But where Ben Smith dies, Jordan Stryker is born -a technologically-enhanced, bionic boy built to fight crime.
THE NO 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND NEWBERY MEDAL WINNEREvery year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is in fact a good witch who shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon.
Libby's father is a drunk, her mum wouldn't know the meaning of home cooking if it landed in her lap, and her brother's in trouble with the police, but none of this matters, as Zack is interested in her, not her home-life. This is a funny and rites-of-passage novel, as Libby searches for happiness, and 'a serious kiss'.