• Learn French with Monsieur Roscoe in Jim Field's debut author/illustrator picture book. Monsieur Roscoe is off on his summer holiday, meeting friends and learning lots of new words in French along the way! Join Monsieur Roscoe as he camps, skis, sails and eats his way through France on the holiday of a lifetime! Great For Ages 3-6. ISBN 9781444932683
  • The inventive, hilarious and deliciously spooky second book from Mr Spicebag author, Freddie Alexander. First off, let's get one thing clear. Monsters under the bed are real. Let me repeat. MONSTERS UNDER THE BED ARE REAL... Eleven-year-old Sam has been shipped off from her city home to the wild and windy Draymur Isle, where she lives in an old lighthouse with Granddad and his mischievous goat, Myrtle. Not all is as it seems on Draymur Island, and Granddad keeps telling Sam to put jam on her feet before bedtime to keep the monsters away. Sam thinks he might be bonkers, but then she wakes to hear an odd squelching sound coming from under the bed... Is it just Myrtle eating another one of Sam's socks? Or are Granddad's tales of mysterious monsters on the island true? Better get the jam, just in case Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780008473150
  • Three armies march on New Prentisstown. The New World is at war. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle, with no chance of escape. How can they hope to stop the fighting? How can there ever be peace when they're so hopelessly outnumbered? And if war makes monsters of men, what terrible choices await? This new edition marks the 10th anniversary of the award-winning modern classic, soon to be a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Great for Young Adults ISBN 9781406379181
  • When twelve-year-old Alex receives an old tin robot in the post, the note from his grandfather simply reads: 'This one is special'. But as strange events start occurring around him, it doesn't take Alex long to suspect that the small toy is more than special; it might also be deadly. Just as things are getting out of hand, Alex's grandfather arrives, whisking him away from his otherwise humdrum life and into a world of strange, macabre magic. From Paris to Prague, they flee across snowy Europe in a quest to unravel the riddle of the little robot, and outwit relentless assassins of the human and mechanical kind. How does Alex's grandfather know them? And can Alex safely harness the robot's power, or will it fall into the wrong, wicked hands? 'I enjoyed everything about Damien Love's debut.' Anthony Horowitz, bestselling author of the Alex Rider series 'Hugely original, exciting debut novel... a fantastical but entirely believable world with scary killer robots oiled to perfection with automaton history, surprising characters and dry humour... Get hold of a copy, wind it up and let yourself go.' The Times 'An effortless, atmospheric evocation of place and history combine in an unforgettable, immersive reading experience.' Guardian Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781786078742
  • A boy called Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? He remembers dying, his bones breaking, his skull dashed upon the rocks. So how is he is here? And where is this place? It looks like the suburban English town where he lived as a child, before an unthinkable tragedy happened and his family moved to America. But the neighbourhood around his old house is overgrown, covered in dust and completely abandoned. What's going on? And why is it that whenever he closes his eyes, he falls prey to vivid, agonizing memories that seem more real than the world around him? Seth begins a search for answers, hoping that he might not be alone, that this might not be the hell he fears it to be, that there might be more than just this... Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781406350487
  • Young witch Morgana loves robots and longs to attend robotics school in the city. But as a witch living in a magical woodland community, the closest she comes to technology is petting her ancient mechanical familiar, Kitty. She simply doesn't belong. But when she finally finds a way to the City, she learns of a troubling secret hiding beneath its gleaming surface: a secret that threatens the balance of civilisation. Caught between two worlds, only Morgana has the power to find a solution ... Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781912626526
  • Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back - just in time to see their whole world get turned upside down. With Valkyrie struggling to protect her dark secret, Skulduggery and the gang are more vulnerable than ever, just as a plague of body-snatching Remnants are released upon the world... Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9780007326013
  • This is the story of Martin the Warrior, the legendary founder of Redwall Abbey. When Verduaga Greeneyes, king of the wildcats, becomes tyrant truler over the creatures of Mossflower, the woodlanders begin a life of serfdom and cruelty. But then, one winter afternoon, a young mouse called Martin chances by the woods -bringing with him an indomitable spirit of adventure and will for freedom. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781862301399
  • After global warming came the Melting. Then came Ark. The new dictator of Ark wants to silence speech for ever. But Letta is the wordsmith, tasked with keeping words alive. Out in the woods, she and the rebels secretly teach children language, music and art. Now there are rumours that babies are going missing. When Letta makes a horrifying discovery, she has to find a way to save the children of Ark - even if it is at the cost of her own life. "[Her] books always take my breath away." - Mary, Fallen Star Stories "For Letta is one of the best heroines... Steadfast, strong and unwaveringly resilient, she is the driving force behind why this series is becoming so revered." - Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher "Mother Tongue, and predecessor The Wordsmith, are both brilliantly devised stories." - Caroline Fielding, The Teen Librarian "Totally enthralling ...a world where the horror of climate change has been realised but despite the despair, the hope of humanity lives on." - Victoria Dilly, The Book Activist Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781912417278
  • Mountainfell by Katharine Orton (Paperback)

    Author: Katharine Orton

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    There is nothing more dangerous than magic... Eleven-year-old Erskin is used to danger; she lives in the shadow of Mountainfell, a place of wild creatures and dangerous magic. When the most powerful and deadly creature of all - the fearsome cloud dragon - snatches Erskin's sister away, Erskin must face her greatest fear and journey onto the mountain to bring her back. A terrible power is stirring, and it is up to Erskin to save both her family and her home. "A glorious, heart-warming, magical adventure!" Lucy Strange, author of Sisters of the Lost Marsh. "A fantastical, perilous adventure, full of intrigue and self-discovery." Amy Wilson, author of A Girl Called Owl. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781529503296
  • Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her high school teachers who think the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes, hallway harassment and gross comments from guys during class. But most of all, Viv Carter is fed up with always following the rules. Viv's mum was a tough-as-nails, punk rock Riot Grrrl in the '90s, and now Viv takes a page from her mother's past and creates Moxie, a feminist zine that she distributes anonymously to her classmates. She's just blowing off steam, but other girls respond and spread the Moxie message. As Viv forges friendships with other young women across the divides of cliques and popularity rankings, she realises that what she has started is nothing short of a girl revolution. ISBN 9781444940633
  • Mr Penguin is boarding a luxury cruise ship. He doesn't like water, and he can't swim, but his friend Colin is performing with the Ladies Choir on board - and anyway, Mr Penguin feels like a rest after some busy Adventuring. What's more, fish finger sandwiches are apparently available twenty-four hours a day. Heaven! But despite the glamorous film stars and party atmosphere, Mr Penguin can't help but feel that something shifty is happening on board. And when he befriends a young stowaway with a mystery of her own to solve, he soon finds that Adventures are lying in wait after all ... Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781444944587
  • Follow Mr Penguin and Colin as they crash-land on a snowy mountain. Will they be able to solve the mystery of the missing pets? What are the strange noises coming from the abandoned fortress? And will Mr Penguin conquer his fear of flying? Find out in the second Mr Penguin book with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781444932102
  • It has been weeks since Mr Penguin's last adventure and he's been stuck at his desk, twiddling his flippers ever since. That is until the phone rings! Mr Penguin and Colin (a spider and Mr Penguin's silent right hand man) are called in to find the missing treasure somewhere in the Museum of Extraordinary Objects. The quest finds them solving secret codes, fighting ferocious beasts, eating fish finger sandwiches and travelling deep below the museum to a lost jungle... Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781444932072
  • Follow Mr Penguin and his trusty sidekick Colin (the spider) as they head into the desert! When their good friend Edith is kidnapped, they're on their most important mission yet. Can they survive a perilous train journey to the great pyramids? Will Mr Penguin complete the three impossible tasks - and get home in time for a fish finger sandwich ...? Find out in the fourth Mr Penguin book with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781444944617
  • Transform and recycle household objects into your very own home-made toys and machines!Learn about the centre of gravity by making a balancing bird, create a toroidal vortex with a smoke-ring machine, and turn a spoon into an electromagnet. Chances are you won't need to buy the materials required for these machines because they're all in your house right now. Every child can be an engineer with the help of Mr Shaha and his marvellous machines. Written by a science teacher and dad, Mr Shaha's Marvellous Machines is the highly anticipated sequel to Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder. This book gives clear, step-by-step instructions for over 15 projects. Whether you're a master engineer or a total beginner, it will spark inspiration for fun activities to engage young people in the marvels of machinery. Great for Ages 7-12 ISBN 9781913348120
  • Why does the ...? What is ...? How does ...? Don't worry if you don't know the answers, you soon will! Every child can be a scientist with the help of Mr Shaha and his recipes for wonder! Turn a rainy day at home or a walk in the park into a chance to experiment. All you need are a few simple items from your kitchen cupboards - and the power of curiosity! Learn about sound by making wine glasses sing, investigate chemical reactions with vitamin-powered rockets, and explore Newton's Third Law by making balloon-driven cars. Written by a science teacher and dad, Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder gives clear, step-by-step instructions for over 15 experiments. Whether you're a science star or just starting out, it will help you inspire young people to learn. Get the whole family joining in around the table, as you transform your kitchen into a laboratory! Great for Ages 7-12 ISBN 9781911344551
  • Be warned, Reader, this book isn't about a normal spice bag, nor is it about a normal boy. Quite the opposite. This book is about the Spice Bag, and our unlikely hero: a 10-year-old boy named George... It also has: A dash of adventure A sprinkle of mystery A greasy villain And a talking mouse And then there's Mr Spicebag's chipper, which seems to be at the centre of everything. George is about to have the weirdest week of his life. Illustrated by: Helen O'Higgins 'The greatest adventure about spice bags ever written!' Chip Chipwell, The Chipper Times 'The best book I have eaten. No competition.' George McGorge, Competitive Eater Magazine ISBN 9780008473112

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