A Bad Case of the Giggles
The Giggles Are Gonna Get You!Bolt the doors and get out of earshot when kids discover A Bad Case of the Giggles. One of the funniest collections of children’s poetry, this book includes creations from some of the most entertaining children’s poets, including Kenn Nesbitt, Bruce Lansky, Eric Ode, Bill Dodds, Joyce Armor, Linda Knaus, Eileen Spinelli, Robert Scotellaro, Rebecca Kai Dotlich and more.
It took three days of waiting, but at four a.m. on a Sunday, the street in front of Abigail’s home finally emptied of all Watchers. Maybe even crazies needed to sleep once in a while. She could use some rest too, but more than that, she craved freedom. It had been almost a week since she’d left her house.
'Tense and witty drama' Sunday Times 'High-concept sci-fi series with shade of Michael Grant a strong shot of black humour' The Bookseller Just when you thought the apocalyptic detention was over…Having fought their way back to what they believe to be their home world, Rev, GG and The Ape discover that they're now stuck in the nightmarish world of doppelgangers, surrounded by a town of super-powered killing machines. Johnson, Billie and the Moth are still trapped in the empty world. Alive, but with no way home. Can Rev get the misfits back together? And even if she can will she be able to do it before the world ends. Time is running out… And believe it or not that's the least of their problems.
"Find Meis a thriller that keeps picking up speed. I needed to follow this tough heroine through grim revelations to find out if everything was going to be OK!" Jay Asher, NYT bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why A girl is dead… A killer's closing in… And two little words are the only clue… "Find Me".These are the words that Wick Tate finds in Tessa Wayne's diary. And now Tessa hasbeen found … dead. Does someone out there really expect Wick to uncover the truth about her death? An expert computer hacker, Wick has the skills for the job, but with the threat of her ex-con dad returning, the detective hunting him sniffing around and new foster parents to keep happy, getting involved with a murder case is the last thing she wants to do. Until her little sister, Lily, is the next target. Foster child. Daughter of a felon. Loner hacker-girl. Wick has a bad attitude and sarcasm to spare. And now she's going to find this killer, no matter what it takes. Because it just got personal.
Princess Evie: The Enchanted Snow Pony
Join Evie and Silver on a wintry adventure to see the Northern Lights at the Mid-Winter Ball. There's so much to do before the Ball - sledging, making magical snow dresses and catching up with old friends. Can Evie and her friends make it to the Ball and rescue one of the Queen's fairies on their way? Turn to the back for pony facts and activities. Sarah Kilbride is a primary school teacher. Previously an actress, she has written several plays for children. She lives in Barry, South Wales, with her husband. Sophie Tilley is a talented new illustrator. She began her career as a writer for IPC magazines. Now she designs and develops a range of children's products - soft toys, character dolls and decorative stationery items. Sophie lives in North Wales with her husband and three children. Praise for Princess Evie's Ponies picture books "Horses, princesses, magic - this ticks every girly box and there's even a press-out pony." The Bookseller "This series of books is a real treat for lovers of pink, sparkles, ponies and jewels - it is all here. With excellent stories and beautiful pictures, we love them!" Angels & Urchins "The removable pop-up horse in each book makes them irresistibly collectable for little girls." The Bookseller Children's Previews"Delicately coloured illustrations match the theme of the story beautifully. Collectable!" Parents in Touch
Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend
Prepare to be blown away - or rather, carried away on huge muscular wings - by this blissfully outlandish, bracingly smart and completely original YA novel!Sheils is very happy with her perfectly controlled life. She's smart, powerful, the Student Body Chair, and has a doting boyfriend. What more could a girl ask for? But everything changes when the first-ever interspecies transfer student, a pterodactyl (what?) named Pyke, enrolls at her school. There's something about him - something primal - that causes the students to lose control whenever he's around.When Pyke's band plays at the Autumn Whirl dance, his music sends the whole school into a literal frenzy. The next day no one can even remember what happened at the dance, but Shiels learns that she danced far too long with Pyke, her nose has turned purple, and she may have done … something that she shouldn't have...Who is this winged boy, with incredible pecs and rock-star talent that has swooped in on her carefully constructed life?Hilarious and relatable (despite the dinosaur), Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend is about breaking free and discovering your true self. Oh, and finding out that going primal isn't always a bad thing.
Hamish and the Terrible Terrible Christmas
A hilarious original Christmas short story from the wonderful Danny Wallace!Have yourself and TERRIBLE little Christmas! Hamish and his friends are back in this very special story. The Terribles are out to ruin Christmas for everyone in Starkley, can the PDF stop them??
Burn for Burn
Critically acclaimed authors Jenny Han - whose New York Times bestseller To All The Boys I've Loved Before inspired the hit NETFLIX movie - andSiobhan Vivan team up in this brand new trilogy. Perfect for fans of Pretty Little Liars and Big Little Lies.Postcard perfect Jar Island is home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing ocean front homes and three girls quietly plotting revenge.Kat is tired of having people lie to her. One more cruel word from her ex best friend or her secret hook up acting like she doesn't exist will be the last straw. Those two deserve to feel as awful as they've made her feel. But if she tried anything, everyone would suspect her immediately…Lillia is ready to stop pretending her senior year is going to be so great. After what her best friend Rennie got her into this past summer and the way her guy friends are looking at her little sister, she is starting to feel like these "friends" are nothing but the entitled brats she has always denied they were.Mary has just gotten back to Jar Island after a traumatic event several years ago that still haunts her. She is determined to put it behind her, but when she sees Reeve, she is certain that will only happen when he feels the same pain that his actions caused her. But she can't get revenge alone…Maybe someone should show them there are consequences to bad behaviour.
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The Great Gold Robbery
The fourth and final laugh-out loud adventure in the Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder series from Jo Nesbo, the most successful Norwegian author of all time. When a Russian billionaire robs the Norwegian Gold Reserve and melts the last remaining gold bar into the Premier Soccer League trophy, it's up to Doctor Proctor, Nillyand Lisa to get the trophy and save Norway.But with a failed break-in attempt into the billionaire's subterranean gold-melting lab and the Norwegian Gold Reserve Inspection only three days away, the only way to retrieve the trophy is to win it back. Hoping to prevent national panic and uproar, Nilly and Lisa join the Rotten Ham soccer team and use the Fartonaut Powder, along with a handful of Doctor Proctor's other wacky inventions, to try and lead the hopeless underdog team to victory before time runs out.In the spirit of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket, Doctor Proctor offers a winning combination of humour, adventure, and absurdity that kids (of all ages) will love!PRAISE for the Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder series:'This terrific book will make you laugh, and cherish your friends' - James Patterson 'plenty of toilet humour, and general silliness that kids love' - The Bookseller 'wickedly entertaining' - The Big Issue'Lashings of silliness, quirkiness, self-deprecating humour, and a rollicking plot…' - TheBookbag.co.uk 'Fuelled by farts, this is fast-paced and a delightfully ridiculous adventure' - Julia Eccleshare review on lovereading4kids.co.uk 'A superb mix of bizarre and wacky with a little bit of off-beat thrown in. Reminiscent of Roald Dahl it has all the elements to keep children hooked...' - Waterstones
Praise for Zeroes:'A really gripping read...It’s the Famous Five on steroids with a sprinkling of superpowers’ welovethisbook.com'With action, romance, and thorny ethical questions, it’s a book with a little something for everyone' Publishers Weekly'Fresh and original' School Libraries Journal starred review'Cinematic, non-stop action' Booklist'I absolutely loved this book. Fast paced, full of action and fun, this is one not to be missed' Heather Reviews'Action-packed, full of adventure and will keep you entertained for hours' nerdprobs.com
From international bestselling author, Scott Westerfeld, a brand new, thought-provoking, suspenseful thriller you won't be able to put down! Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings… Told in alternating chapters is Darcy's novel, a suspenseful thriller about Lizzie, a teen who slips into the 'Afterworld' to survive a terrorist attack. But the Afterworld is a place between the living and the dead and as Lizzie drifts between our world and that of the Afterworld, she discovers that many unsolved - and terrifying - stories need to be reconciled. And when a new threat resurfaces, Lizzie learns her special gifts may not be enough to protect those she loves and cares about most.
All About Eve Trilogy
Luke spots Eve at his dad's funeral. She's hot - and she's the perfect distraction from his messed up family life. There's only one problem - she's got a boyfriend. Still, Luke's not going to give up that easily... When he meets Ryan at a party and hears about 'the Six Steps method' to guarantee success with any girl, Luke determines to put it to the test. Step by step, he begins to get closer to Eve - but one step forward seems to mean two steps back, and when he's hospitalised by the jealous boyfriend, he wonders if any girl - even one as gorgeous as Eve - is really worth it...?
Violet and the Hidden Treasure
Praise for Violet's first adventure!'Whitehorn's debut is pacey and imaginative and Becka Moor's illustrations a delight. Perfect for readers who liked the Ottoline books by Chris Riddell' Times 'Effortlessly gorgeous' Moontrug 'Young readers, particularly fans of Lauren Child, will be very taken with Violet and her world' Books for Keeps'A great heroine, an intriguing mystery, and brilliant use of language… Hugely recommended' YAyeahyeah 'Sherlock better watch out, 'cos Violet's about!' Wondrous Reads Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making...
The Potion Diaries: Royal Tour
Since winning the Hunt and saving her new BFF, Princess Evelyn, Sam Kemi has been royally busy.. What with TV interviews, working in her family’s potion store and preparing to join Evelyn on her world tour, Sam STILL hasn’t had time for a real date with Zain, her new-boyfriend-slash-former-rival.And that’s not happening anytime soon. Someone has tampered with Sam’s grandad’s mind and she is the only one who can unlock his memories. Memories that contain the key to the most powerful potion in the world and one which people would kill for . . .So Sam must swap dresses, princes and palaces for dragons, centaurs and caves in her quest to save her grandad (and everyone else).Just your standard episode in the life of a potion-making teenager, then.
A beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children’s writers. The Dreamsnatcher’s Abi Elphinstone heads up this gorgeous collection of wintery stories, featuring snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipers . . . from classic children’s writers Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jamila Gavin, Berlie Doherty, Katherine Woodfine, Piers Torday, Lauren St John, Amy Alward, Michelle Harrison and Emma Carroll.‘Captures all the excitement of the season’ The GuardianAn unmissable, enchanting treat of a collection that will be enjoyed for years to come, by readers of all ages.
Miles of Smiles
You'll Find a Smile on Every Page of this Book!Thousands of elementary-school students helped Bruce Lansky, “The King of Giggle Poetry,” pick the poems by Kenn Nesbitt, Joyce Armor, Joan Horton, Eric Ode, Dave Crawley, Ted Scheu, and other poets included in this book. If these poems don’t put a smile on your face, Stephen Carpenter’s hilarious illustrations surely will!
The Girl in Between
I know the mill has a story cos there’s something strange going on. I heard something. I’ve decided that I’m going to find out what it is later today when Ma leaves. Cos even if it is scary, we live here and we’re never leaving. So if there’s something going on, I need to know. In an old, abandoned mill, a girl and her ma take shelter from their memories of life on the streets. To the girl it’s home, her safe place, the Castle. But as her ma spins out of control and the Authorities move ever closer, the girl finds herself trapped – stuck in the crumbling mill with only the ghosts of the past for company.Can she move on before it’s too late?
Ashes to Ashes
Bestselling and critically acclaimed authors Jenny Han, author of To All the Boys I've Loved Before, and Siobhan Vivan team up in this brand new trilogy. Perfect for fans of Pretty Little Liars and Big Little Lies. New Year's Eve ended with a bang and Mary, Kat and Lillia may not be prepared for what is to come.After Rennie's death, Kat and Lillia try to put the pieces together of what happened to her. They both blame themselves. If Lillia hadn't left with Reeve ... If Kat had only stayed with Rennie ... Things could have been different. Now they will never be the same.Only Mary knows the truth about that night. About what she is. She also knows the truth about Lillia and Reeve falling in love, about Reeve being happy when all he deserves is misery, just like the misery he caused her. Now their childish attempts at revenge are a thing of the past and Mary is out for blood. Will she leave anything in her wake or will all that remain be ashes?
Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever
Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the eleventh instalment of the NYTbestselling series!Nikki is spending a week at North Hampton Hills as part of the school transfer programme. The good news is that NHH is super-cool and preppy. The bad news is that Nikki’s nemesis MacKenzie started there two weeks ago! But, faced with NHH queen bee Tiffany, who takes meanness to a whole new level, Nikki might need to work WITH Mackenzie if she’s going to survive the week! Can Nikki and MacKenzie overcome their differences and become BFFs … Best Frenemies Forever?!
The Savage Kingdom
The beginning of the end of the world as we knew it began with the disappearance of a three-legged, short-haired, house-trained cat named Will-C. At least, in retrospect, that’s how it would seem to Drue Beltane.
The Royal Rabbits Of London
Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible – by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage! Shylo has always been the runt of the litter, the weakest and quietest of all of his family, his siblings spend their days making fun of him for not being like the rest of them. But when Shylo stumbles across a band of ratzis and overhears their evil plan to take a photo of the Queen in her nightie, it's up to this unlikely hero to travel to London and inform the Royal Rabbits of London about the diabolical plot! The Royal Rabbits of London have a proud history of protecting the royal family and now the secret society need to leap into action to stop the ratzis... But can a rabbit as feeble and shy as Shylo convince them that Queen is in danger?The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming novel from bestselling authors Santa and Sebag Montefiore, which proves even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero.