In the world of the near future, people travel everywhere in cars that hover four feet above the ground. This brilliant new technology has brought with it the invention of a new super-fast, super-dangerous, competitive sport ...hover car racing. Part race-car driver, part fighter pilot, all superstar: Jason Chaser is a champion hover car racer. But now he's pitted against the best young racers on the planet - with the ultimate prize at stake!
The Gruffalo returns with his very own song to introduce a truly monster music session! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including "The Gruffalo", "A Squash and a Squeeze" and "Monkey Puzzle", as well as a number of fun-filled action songs. Each score includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords. The songs will be familiar to anyone who has heard them on TV or radio or enjoyed one of Julia's hugely popular live performances. Now everyone can sing along!
Once it seemed being immortal was a gift to Ever Bloom - now it's a curse. And she's a danger to herself. Ever has been dabbling in Magyck - seeking to explore her own powers, hoping to find a future for her relationship with Damen. But she's not in control - in fact, the magyck has bound her eternally to her immortal enemy, Roman. Whenever he's near, she feels his heartbeat, his breath, his blood racing in her veins. Ever is in deep - and the one person who might be able to help her must never find out what she's done . . .
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I'm not even going to comment on the whole religion spin. Handguns as weapons onboard this spaceship, another ridiculous idea in it's vagueness, are apparently equipped with bottomless magazine clips are either held by crack shots (amazingly all of them), or come with bullets that don't pierce metal or ricochet around but magically strike kill spots every time the trigger is pulled.
Belladonna Johnson has got used to having parents who are ghosts, and most of the time they're just like other parents. The only problem is, no one can see them but her. When someone catches her having a conversation with thin air, Belladonna is carted off to a foster family. But all is not as it seems - there's something very weird about her new guardians, and something even weirder about their house. Soon Belladonna and her friend Steve are forced to go on another mission to the shadowy underworld - facing more than one bloodthirsty mythical beast along the way . . .
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The much-loved classic Christmas poem is brought beautifully to life in this gorgeous new picture book and CD set, sure to bring visions of sugarplums to everyone's head. With dreamy, magical artwork by Eric Puybaret and an audio CD recorded by the iconic folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, this is the perfect Christmas present for any child.
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Sixteen year-old Anya's parents have been murdered because her father was the head of a notorious underworld gang. Now she is determined to keep herself and her siblings away from that world. But her father's relatives aren't so keen to let them go. When Anya's violent ex-boyfriend is poisoned with contaminated chocolate - chocolate that is produced illegally by Anya's criminal family - she is arrested for attempted murder. Disconcertingly, it is the new D.A. in town who releases her from jail, but her freedom comes with conditions. The D.A. is the father of Win, a boy at school to whom Anya feels irresistibly drawn. Win's father won't risk having his political ambitions jeopardised by his son seeing a member of a crime family. She is to st ay away with him. Anya knows she risks her freedom and the safety of her brother and sister by seeing Win again. Neither the D.A. nor the underworld will allow it. But the feeling between them is so strong that she may be unable to resist him...
Are you ready with your roars? Let's say hello to the dinosaurs! Go wild with this baby T Rex and all his dinosaur friends. Young children will love to stroke their bumpy scales and join in calling out their noises: Swish! Kaaark! Roar! Bright and co lourful, with tactile coral frosting on every page, this is sure to appeal to any young dinosaur fan.
"The Time Traveller's Wife" meets "The Matrix" - an action-packed, roller-coaster of a ride, filled with drama, intrigue and romance in equal proportions. "The Tempest" is a mind-blowing debut novel that will keep you guessing at every turn. Jackson Meyer is hiding a secret. He can time-travel. But he doesn't know how he does it, how to control it or what it means. When Jackson, and his girlfriend Holly, find themselves in fatal danger, Jackson panics and catapults himself two years into his past, further than he's ever managed before, and this time he can't find a way back to the future. All the rules of time-travel he's experienced so far have been broken and Jackson has no choice but to pretend to be his younger self whilst he figures out a solution. Jackson is tearing himself apart with guilt and frustration, wondering if Holly survived. He's also become the target of a enemy force he cannot even begin to comprehend and it seems even his dad is lying to him. Jackson is racing against time to save the girl he loves, discover the truth about his family and, most importantly, understand why he can time travel and who wants him dead.
This time Riley might really have bitten off more than she can chew. After begging the Council for a more challenging Soul Catch, she is assigned an actual Roman gladiator Theocoles, the Pillar of Doom. How is Riley, a skinny twelve-year-old, supposed to get through to him? Then she meets the beautiful Messalina, who convinces her that the only way she will convince Theocoles to move on is to become part of his world. Messalina gives Riley a dramatic makeover, transforming her into the beautiful and mature teenager she's always wanted to be. Finally Riley can experience her first boyfriend and her first kiss. With a dream this enchanting, will she ever want to leave?
Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo. Join the witch and her cat, a dog, a frog and a bird on a NOISY bumpy broomstick ride. The bestselling story from Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson, and illustrator Axel Scheffler -- now an interactive gift book with 10 amazing, magical sound effects! From the creators of THE GRUFFALO, which has sold over three-and-a-half million copies worldwide.
Warning! Not suitable for children under 36 months. Choking hazard. Petal, Poppy, Rose and Acorn are off to a magical sleepover inside the Sweet Dreams Fairytale Castle. Join them as they tip-toe through Sleeping Beauty's Chamber, discover Rapunzel's Tower, explore the Wolf's Garden Maze and enjoy a midnight feast inside Cinderella's Kitchen. There are stories to read, teeth to brush and plenty of beds to curl up in -- especially if you don't mind heights, or peas! But with this much to see, how will anyone fall asleep? A glittering 3D fairy castle with an amazing story, packed with fairytale references and press-out characters.
Death has her in his grasp. And he's gorgeous. Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn't dead. Not this time. But she's been taken by John Hayden, Lord of the Underworld, to the place between heaven and hell where spirits gather before their final jou rney. John claims it's to protect her from the Furies, who are hell-bent on vengeance against him. But could he have other reasons for keeping Pierce close? When she learns that the people she loves back home are in mortal danger, can she convince Jo hn to release her to save them-- or will the price he asks for her freedom be too high?
The complete story and original illustrations from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, THE GRUFFALO, have been specially designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Step into the deep dark wood and discover what happens when a quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with a fox, an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo ...
100 Hugs is a gorgeous collection of hugs from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the perfect gift for a loved one, or to cheer yourself up on a dark day. The beautiful full-colour illustrations from three-time winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal covers every possible type of hug you can think of, but one thing is for certain: every one will touch your heart.