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Being a superhero is the best thing ever, right? WRONG!
The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This set mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make myths and legends so compelling.
'Here be dragons' might have been a mapmaker's warning of danger, but today it is a call to action to high-interest reading From ancient dragon legends to real world dragons, this magical series will captivate even the most struggling reader.
Learning about sound doesn't have to be scary. Join the mummies as they uncover the science of sound waves and how we make and hear sounds. You'll give your knowledge of sound a boost with a monster dose of humour thrown in
Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys... maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a fun design, this is the book that every kid with a goal, hope, or dream will want to own.
Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The magical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes these timeless tales and ignites children's imaginations.
From award-winning graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier comes a new story about family, friendship and hope. Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bah a de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bah a de la Luna. Maya is determined to meet one, but Cat wants nothing to do with them. As the time of year when ghosts reunite with their loved ones approaches, Cat must figure out how to put aside her fears for her sister's sake - and her own. . .
The perfect gift for fans of Room on the Broom! Press the page to make
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic tale come alive with 12
Does the patch of stormy sea between the tip of Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda hide a dark and frightening secret? For decades, there have been cases of ships and aircraft that seem to vanish in this part of the Atlantic Ocean. Others have reported strange occurrences, such as clocks and navigational instruments failing. Can science solve the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle? Using the scientific method to evaluate the evidence, this book attempts to find out!
For years, mysterious symbols and patterns have been appearing in many fields. Who or what created them, and what could they possibly mean? Are they the work of beings from another world, or simply an elaborate hoax? Using the scientific method to evaluate the evidence, this book attempts to find out!
Tales of mysterious and alluring mermaids have been told for thousands of years. Are they all just myths and legends, or could some of these stories be true? Using the scientific method to evaluate the evidence, this book attempts to find out!
With a super sparkly glitter cover!
It's Christmas Eve and Oscar the Unicorn is HUNGRY. He's eaten the Christmas tree, the stockings and is about to make a start on the presents. But at least he hasn't eaten the Magic Reindeer Food that allows the reindeer to fly ... has he?!
Join the Oscar, Princess Oola and Santa for a magical Christmas adventure in this brilliantly funny sequel to the Oscar the Hungry Unicorn.
Look out across the crashing waves! It's a mysterious, beautiful mermaid diving into the sea. Have you ever wondered what a mermaid eats? What does a mermaid really look like? Where do they sleep? Wonder no more! Striking illustrations and non-fiction-style text take you on a deep-sea journey to learn all about mermaids.
Coinciding with the hotly anticipated British Museum exhibition about the legend of Troy in November 2019, this is the fascinating story of the destruction of an ancient city and the many ways it has been told and retold over time. Featuring fearsome warriors, powerful goddesses and menacing monsters, these tales have captivated children and adults for thousands of years. But are they really just tales? Where was the real Troy? And why are people still so obsessed with this legendary city? Accessible, intriguing and funny in equal measure, this is the perfect book to get children excited about Greek mythology and digging up the past.
What do you know about vampires? Do you want to know more? Do vampires really drink blood? Can they ever appear in daylight? This book will attempt to address and answer some of the questions surrounding these dark, mythical creatures. Not only will you learn the truth behind the myths, you will find out about vampires around the world and how to distinguish between real-life stories and literary legends. As well as important facts, this book also includes practical advice on both identifying and avoiding these dangerous beings. Read about what to do if the worst happens and you find yourself face to face with a blood-sucking fiend!
Step into a world of secrets, folklore and illusions, where nothing is as it seems and magic is at play…
Madame Augustina Pinchbeck, travels the country conjuring the spirits of dearly departed loved ones... for a price. Whilst her ability to contact ghosts is a game of smoke and mirrors, there is real magic behind her tricks too - if you know where to look.
Through a magical trade, she persuades children to part with precious objects, promising to use her powers to help them. But Pinchbeck is a deceiver, instead turning their items into enchanted Cabinets that bind the children to her and into which she can vanish and summon them at will.
When Pinchbeck captures orphan Leander, events are set into motion that see him and his new friends Charlotte and Felix, in a race against time to break Pinchbeck’s spell, before one of them vanishes forever…
A historical adventure with a magical twist from an outstanding debut talent. Perfect for fans of Michelle Harrison, Sophie Anderson and Emma Carroll.
Are you ready to expand your powers and learn the secrets of conjurers from throughout the ages? Then grab your wand, open this book of magic and start practising tricks once understood only by master wizards. The 600-year-old Wizard is back - and he wants YOU to become his apprentice! So gather your bag of tricks and keep the magic going by learning an international array of show-stopping sleights of hand. Show off with The Card that Changes Its Spots; then change one thing into another; make objects fly, defy gravity, zip invisibly from one spot to another; and more! remember, magic can happen anywhere, not just onstage.
Bring a little magic into your life with this brand-new sticker collection featuring more than 1,000 stickers of LEGO Harry Potter minifigures, vehicles, and amazing locations.
Journey to Hogwarts with LEGO Harry Potter and all of your favourite minifigure characters, including Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, and Professor Dumbledore. Jump aboard the LEGO Hogwarts Express, attend magical classes, join in a thrilling Quidditch match, and help defeat evil Lord Voldemort. With all-new LEGO Harry Potter sets to celebrate, LEGO Harry Potter Ultimate Sticker Collection makes the perfect gift for fans of Harry Potter and LEGO bricks alike!
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19). ©2019 The LEGO Group.
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