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A spellbinding, timeless and beautifully told adventure about two sisters and their journey to find each other again.
In this vivid and glittering adventure, perfect for fans of Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Katherine Rundell, sisters Tansy and Belle are the stars of the grand finale of a circus show; a dazzling and perfectly timed trapeze act where they soar through the air like butterflies. One night, desperate to impress her older sister, Tansy attempts a spectacular jump and falls. While Belle transforms into the star of the show above, Tansy is reduced to sweeping the floor below and soon becomes shy and withdrawn. But when Belle mysteriously vanishes and Tansy's shadow miraculously comes to life, Tansy starts to realize that the courage and strength she needs to rescue her sister, may have been inside her all along.
Tra-la-laaa The wait is over Dav Pilkey--ahem--we mean, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, the bestselling authors of THE ADVENTURES OF SUPER DIAPER BABY, are back with their second graphic novel
Meet Ook and Gluk, the stars of this sensationally silly graphic novel from the creators of Captain Underpants It's 500,001 BC, and Ook and Gluk's hometown of Caveland, Ohio, is under attack by an evil corporation from the future. When Ook, Gluk, and their little dinosaur pal Lily are pulled through a time portal to 2222, they discover a future world that's even more devastated than their own. Luckily, they find a friend in Master Wong, a martial arts instructor who trains them in the ways of kung fu. Now all they have to do is travel back in time 502,223 years and save the day
Dorothy Must Die meets Alice in Wonderland.
This is not a story of happily ever after – it’s the heart-stopping conclusion in the twisted YA origin story of the infamous villain, the Queen of Hearts.
Dinah has lost everyone she ever loved. Her brother was brutally murdered. The man she believed was her father betrayed her. Her loyal subjects have been devastated by war. And the boy she gave her heart to broke it completely.
Now a dark queen has risen out of the ashes of her former life. Fury is blooming inside Dinah, poisoning her soul and twisting her mind. All she has left is Wonderland and her crown, and her obsession to fight for both. But the war rages on, and Dinah could inherit a bloodstained throne.
Can a leader filled with love and rage ever be the ruler her kingdom needs? Or will her all-consuming wrath bring Wonderland to its knees?
The second book in this gripping, high-impact, high-energy new series. After the Spinning Man was banished to the Land of the Dead in an epic struggle between good and evil Ferals, Caw's life has become safer, free of the darkness that had stalked Blackstone for so long. But there's a new villain in town - and the Mother of Flies will stop at nothing to make crime, corruption and chaos descend once more. Caw must use every ounce of courage, and every friend he can find, to face-off against some truly terrifying Ferals. Dark family secrets will be revealed - and he will learn to be very careful about who to trust...
Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need... When a tiny puppy turns up in the palace garden, Bea must keep it a secret until she can find it a home. But it's hard to hide an excited puppy when there's a royal banquet underway. Bea's going to need some help from her best friend! Look out for more of Princess Bea's adventures! The Naughty Kitten The Lonely Pony The Snowy Rabbit
They're baa-ack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time! With a fresh new look, GOOSEBUMPS is set to scare a whole new generation of kids. So reader beware--you're in for a scare! After last year's scary adventure, Gabe's a little nervous about being back in Egypt. Back near the ancient pyramids. Back where he saw all those creepy mummies. Then he learns about an Egyptian superstition. A secret chant that is supposed to bring mummies back to life. Gabe's uncle says it's just a hoax. But now it sounds like something's moving in the mummy's tomb. No way a couple of dumb words can wake the dead. Can they?
Part kitten, part mermaid and TOTALLY purrfect! Meet the purrmaids, the CUTEST kitten-mermaids you've EVERseen! The purrmaids can't wait to work on their school projects about creatures in the ocean, but there are so many animals - how can they possibly choose just one? Then Angel remembers a creature she read about - a mermicorn! That would be just perfect. But are mermicorns real?
Ysterklou, kaptein van die seerowerskip, Die Verwarde Meermin, het ’n groot reputasie onder sy mede-seerowers. Hy is helaas nie berug omdat hy so vreesaanjaend is nie, maar eerder omdat hy so ’n ongeluksvoŽl is.
Hy en sy sjarmante broer, Silwerswaard, het albei ’n skatkaart en jaag teen tyd en die elemente om eerste die skat te vind. Gelukkig vir Ysterklou stel hy die slimme en vlugvoetige Robbie aan om hom te help.
Die vraag is net: Weet die broers van die verrassing wat op hulle wag?
The first in a pulse-pounding new series set in the Sunday Times bestselling world of Pittacus Lore's I Am Number Four
It has been over a year since the invasion of Earth was thwarted.
Taylor Cook thought the invasion was just a bad dream. She'd heard about teens who were suddenly developing incredible abilities, but she had never really believed it. Not until the day she discovered she was one of them - a human with
Now Taylor is being sent off to the Human Garde Academy. A place where recruits from across the globe can learn to control their new powers and discover what they are truly capable of. But not everyone thinks that's the best use of their talents.
And the new Garde may need to use their Legacies sooner than they ever imagined.
The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories! Devin and his sister Violet are visiting their Uncle Jack for the summer. He lives in an old house by the seashore. Jack was a sailor and he has collected strange and fascinating items from the sea. Exploring a back room, Devin and Violet discover a locked trunk. A pirate's chest. The trunk is wrapped in old, heavy chains and locked with a huge rusted lock. But they manage to get it open. They lift the lid slowly-and see that it's filled with antique jack-in-the-boxes. Huh? One box is hidden under the others, covered in dust. It plays an odd unpleasant song. Up pops a very ugly, mean-looking puppet, an old pirate with a dirty red bandana over his long greasy hair, scars on his cheeks, and a beard, and one eye missing. "Thanks for letting Sailor Jack out!" he rasps, bouncing on his spring. Devin and Violet now face new and troubling questions: Will Jack return them to their uncle? Just how much is a pirate's promise worth?
Christopher is 'Proper': a real boy with a real soul, orphaned in a fire. He works for an engineer, a maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals who are Christopher's best friends. But after a devastating accident, a secret is revealed and Christopher's world is changed for ever ... What follows is a remarkable adventure, as Christopher discovers who he really is, and what it means to be human.
Disney takes the classic sci-fi adventure, A Wrinkle in Time to the silver screen!
With an all-star cast that includes Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, and newcomer Storm Reid, the major motion picture brings the world of Wrinkle to life for a new generation of fans.
Meg always felt she was different and when she and her little brother Charles Murry go searching for their lost father, they find themselves travelling on a dangerous journey through a 'wrinkle in time'. As the cosmic evil forces of darkness threaten to swallow the universe, Meg must overcome her insecurities and channel all her inner strengths - her stubbornness, anger and ultimately her love - to save her family.
An exciting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, which all the way through is dominated by the funny and mysterious trio of guardian angels known as Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which, A Wrinkle in Time is an empowering story about the battle between good and evil and the power of love.
This movie tie-in edition of the timeless novel features the complete, unabridged original text, and an introduction by the film's director, Ava DuVernay.
At cinemas from Friday 11 May 2018
Robby and his sister Karla beg their parents to take them to a big carnival that has opened on the other side of town. When they arrive, the two kids are delighted by the rides, the sideshow, the interesting displays, and the great food booths. They wander away from their parents and find themselves at a less-trafficked area at the back of the carnival. Inside a large penned-in area, they see a dejected-looking boy about their age sitting on the grass. A sign on the tall metal fence reads: PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE WEIRDO. The kids are reluctant to disobey the sign, but the boy seems really nice. Karla hands him her cone through the fence. He thanks her very politely. He eats the ice cream, delicately at first, then ravenously, noisily - and as Robby and Karla stare in horror, he transforms into a raging, hairy beast.
The New York Times bestselling series! My brother Jonah's dream has come true. We have FINALLY landed in his favorite fairy tale: Jack and the Beanstalk! It's a lot of fun meeting Jack. But then we accidentally mess up his story, which means Jack can't climb up the magic beanstalk to find the giant's riches. It's time to take matters into our own hands. Now we have to: - Make a deal with a sneaky trader - Climb a beanstalk into the sky - Try not to get eaten by a giant - Find the goose that lays golden eggs Otherwise, Jack won't get his treasure, and our troubles will be GIGANTIC . . .
SLAY do two things and they do them well: They play killer music and they slay killer demons.
After Milly’s rescued from mortal danger by the hottest band on the planet, she hardly expects to join them… But now she’s headed to Tokyo, ready to track down a hellraising demon. And when SLAY are invited on tour with a super-cool band of holographic girls, it’s Milly’s turn to step into the spotlight.
Except strange things start happening on the SLAY tour train. Suddenly it seems it’s not just SLAY’s fans following their every move, but something very, very evil. Play time is over… Now it’s SLAY time.
From the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone - and love someone - for who they truly are.
Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed 'America's Fattest Teen'. But no one's taken the time to look past her weight to get to see who she really is. Since her mum's death, she's been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby's ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything.
Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin too. Yes, he's got swagger, but he's also mastered the art of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a secret: he can't recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He's the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything, but he can't understand what's going on with the inner workings of his own brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don't get too close to anyone.
Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game which lands them in group counseling, Libby and Jack are both angry, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world - theirs and yours.
Jennifer Niven delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you are - and seeing them right back.
The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories! Luke Harrison's dad makes horror movies. It's very fun to be around such scary stuff - especially when you have your own monster museum at home. But when two ventriloquist dummies join the collection, things get real creepy. Real-life creepy! Slappy and Snappy can walk and talk on their own. And they can make you scream on their own. They have a plan to make everyone's lives miserable. Will Luke be able to stop this terrible twin twosome?
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge... The thrilling final instalment of this ground-breaking trilogy promises to be one of the most talked-about books of the year.
Who do you become when you have nothing left to lose?
Poe Blythe, the seventeen-year-old captain of the Outpost's last mining ship has revenge on her mind as she and her crew voyage up the Serpentine River in search of gold. But there is something Poe wants even more than gold, however - to annihilate the river raiders who, two years ago, killed the boy she loved.
As Poe navigates the treacherous waters of the Serpentine and realizes there might be a traitor among her crew, she must also reckon with who she has become, who she wants to be, and the ways love can change, even and especially when you think all is lost.
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. But Katniss has been close to death before-and survival, for her, is second nature. The Hunger Games is a searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present. Welcome to the deadliest reality TV show ever...
The third book in this gripping, high-impact, high-energy new series. Orphan boy Caw has done battle with the most terrifying villains ever to stalk the city of Blackstone. But now he must face his toughest adversary yet - his friend Selina, bitten by the Spinning Man's spider and transformed into the White Widow. The city is drowning in a crime wave masterminded by Selina - Caw must stop her before the Spinning Man consumes her completely - and regains all of his terrible powers.
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