Edie Evans is sick of being treated like a kid. And she doesn't,
repeat, doesn't need a babysitter! And then along comes the strange,
the shy, the captivating Alice B. Lovely. But is she too good
to be true?
Bursting with energy and exuberance, FINTAN FEDORA is a delightfully
In the deepest, darkest jungle grows something of such immense value
that men will do ANYTHING to get their hands on it: the elusive
and delicious chocoplum! Well-meaning but hapless Fintan Fedora
is determined to prove to his father, owner of the Fedora Fancy
Food Company, that he will one day be good enough to take over the
family business - so he sets out to find the rare chocoplum before
anyone else. Little does Fintan know that there are two totally
incompetent kidnappers on his tail, as well as an evil business
mogul who wants the chocoplum for himself...
TRIPLETS is a much-loved series from a bestselling author, Holly
Webb, rejacketed for a new generation of fans.
Katie's been selected for the school girls' football team, and she's
over the moon! If only Dad could be here to see her make it to
the league final... But then disaster strikes...
What was the perilous pig chase?
Which sport includes the 'naked strangle'?
How did Tarzan become a gold medal winner?
Find out in this illuminating guide to the games. With 300 quiz questions
on every Olympic event, it's guaranteed to keep you guessing,
right up until the closing ceremony!
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the SLIMY STUARTS,
including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which
king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people
wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!). With a bold, accessible new
look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles
are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary
There's a new girl in class at Knight's Haddon, and she isn't like
anyone the other girls have ever met before. Janet is cool and
confident, so Edie is thrilled when they become friends - and when
her friendship with Anastasia becomes rocky, Janet is there for
her. But when a mischief begins to unfold, Edie begins to wonder
who she can trust - and suddenly events take a dangerous turn ...
Mika and Ellie have the ability to hear thoughts. Their mission:
listening in on the mind of evil Mal Gorman, who's determined to
use an age-resisting serum to stay forever young. Forced to play
along with his plans, the telepathic twins may be the only people
able to release his brainwashed army of children.
That's when they begin to hear
The Whisper, which tells them they should be fighting fire with
fire. This could mean revolution . or war.
One hundred and twenty-two began. Only sixty-four remain.
Tella's made it through the first terrains of the Brimstone Bleed
- but the contest isn't over yet. If she wants to save her brother,
she must face oceans and icy mountains, all for the chance of
winning the Cure.
And even if Tella survives these deadly places, the greatest threat
will still be her fellow Contenders - even the ones she trusts
the most ...
Twelve-year old twins, Mika and Ellie, live in a future behind a
wall - safe from the plague animals beyond. Or so they've been told.
But when one of them disappears, and the other takes part in a sinister
virtual reality game, they begin to discover their concrete
world is built on lies. As they go in search of the truth, and
a strange sound in their heads grows to a roar, they find out that
children and the planet have never mattered more.
With suspicion mounting that the killer in Marsh Bay is in fact a
police officer, Charley's flashes take a different turn. Not only
is Charley seeing the murder of Kerry Underwood in her mind, she's
also receiving a series of haunting text messages from her.
Can Kerry lead Charley to the killer from beyond the grave?
Eleven-year-old Sam has a problem. Well, quite a few problems. So
when he sees a shooting star, he naturally wishes on it - for a
million wishes. Of course, he doesn't expect the wish to come true,
but somehow it does.
Sam has fun experimenting with wishes - he can change anything he
wants. But then he discovers that changing stuff has consequences
he hadn't anticipated. And what's the point of doing anything,
if you can just wish for it and make it happen?
Not long after Aliya's family escapes Afghanistan for Britain, her
brother is accused of a bomb attack. Aliya is sure of his innocence,
but when plumber's son Dan finds a gun in their bathroom, what's
she to think?
Dan has his own reasons for staying silent: he's worried the gun
might have something to do with his dad. Thrown together by chance,
they set out to uncover a tangled and twisted truth.
Three children are spending their summer on a wild Scottish island.
Fraser is desperate for adventure; Hayley is fed up she's even
there; while Dunny spends his days staring out to sea. He hasn't
said a word in years.
But everything changes with the discovery of two bodies on the beach:
a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see a mystery-adventure
to be solved, but Dunny is inconsolable. And in the end, it will
/> take someone who listens to the sea to put it right.
It's not easy being the daughter of Captain Hook. Twelve-year-old
Jocelyn dreams of following in his footsteps - but her grandfather
sends her to finishing school instead.
When her father meets his unfortunate end, Jocelyn sails to Neverland
to avenge his death. But she hadn't bargained on ticking crocodiles,
lazy pirates and a trouble-making boy called Peter Pan.
Mark's like any other thirteen-year-old. He loves his dog, taking
photos and hiking - but he also has cancer.
When his illness returns, Mark decides he's had enough of hospital.
With his small dog Beau, he sets out to climb a mountain - and
he's not going to give up until he's done it.
Risking his reputation and career, Detective Constable Tom Henson
takes Charley to the scene of Kerry Underwood's death. Charley is
still convinced that what she has seen in her flashes proves that
Kerry's death was no accident but the work of a serial killer.
** Part Three released 5th June **
It's 1942, and Hitler has invaded Britain.
Twelve-year-old farm boy Benedict Flint has imagined standing up
to the Nazis ever since his father was killed and his mother taken
His chance comes when he rescues top-secret information from a dying
British agent - then suddenly, he's Firebrand Flint, an accidental
real-life hero who, together with best friend Alfie, joins
the British Resistance, determined to restore the exiled teen Queen
When five brothers move into the
abandoned mansion next door,
Sophie Gracewell's life changes
forever. Irresistibly drawn to bad
boy Nic, Sophie finds
herself falling into an underworld
governed by powerful families.
When Sophie's own family
skeletons come to life, she must
choose between two warring
dynasties - the one she was born
/> into, and the one she is falling in
love with. When she does, blood
will spill and hearts will break ...
Peta Jones is an ordinary girl
struggling with the loss of her
father, an army hero who died in
When she receives clues that
he may still be alive, but noone
believes her, she embarks on a
dangerous rescue across the
crystal-clear waters of the
Mediterranean to a clifftop castle,
home to a billionaire in exile.
Soon Peta discovers that what
some people will do for money,
she will do for truth and hope.
Tygo, a locksmith's son, is forced by the Nazis to loot abandoned
Dutch homes for valuables. Known as 'the Ferret', he's despised
by everyone, but it's the only way he can keep his family alive.
But when he discovers a girl with a diamond in a chimney, he refuses
to give her up. Instead he turns spy and trades the jewel for
information about Hitler's ultimate weapon. Can a ferret become
a hero? He has one shot to stop the war.
Zeyneb is like any other thirteen-year-old British girl, juggling
demands of her social life, school
work and family. But as a Muslim girl attracted to a non-Muslim boy
she has more difficult choices - and one very big decision.
Now a woman in the eyes of her religion, she must decide if she will
wear a headscarf. Zeyneb wants to make the right choice, not
just for her family or friends, but for herself.
Michael Malone's life has not
been the same since his father
disappeared three years ago.
Determined to find him,
Michael gets unwittingly drawn
into supernatural organisation
UNICORNE, who claim to have
vital information for his quest.
But they want something in
return. Something that is hidden
in Michael's very bones .
Nicola's dad has been terrified
around water for as long as she
can remember, and will never
come to watch her swim. But
then Nicola starts to hear a voice
in the pool which changes
When girls start drowning,
who's to blame? What secrets
lurk beneath the surface?
Charley has flashes in her mind, psychic snapshots of terrifying
events. After the death of her best friend, Charley's flashes become
more intense as she sees images of the murder of a teenage girl.
But how will Charley ever convince Tom Henson, the new detective
in the town of Marsh Bay, to believe she can help him solve the
** Part Two released 1st May **