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Scary stories of thrilling survival ... and restless spirits. Disasters can strike anytime, anywhere, leaving death and destruction in their wake. But what can also be left behind? Ghosts. In True Hauntings: Deadly Disasters, veteran ghost writer Dinah Williams explores the stories and alleged hauntings of some of the deadliest catastrophes in history, from lost souls left behind in the 2011 Japanese tsunami to a headless ghost frightening miners deep underground. With historical photos and sidebars that are equal parts educational and terrifying, readers will find that sometimes fact is even scarier than fiction.
You're invited to learn the Wizard's secrets for creating fantastical and enchanting parties! Every sorcerer worth his wand knows you don't spend all your time doing good deeds and making magic by yourself. You get together with other magicians to have fun, too! So the Wizard is sharing his tricks for throwing great theme parties and seasonal celebrations. Construct a Throne of the Realm for Merlin's Birthday Parley, build a Merry Maypole for a Welcome Springtime Fairy Frolic, munch marvelous Mandrake Cupcakes and much more!
'She is the best-kept Christmas secret of all,' whispered Santa Claus. 'Which is surprising, because Christmas itself would not exist without her. She is older than time itself, yet still as young as tomorrow. She is known only as the Winter Witch.'
One year has passed since William Trundle's incredible adventure with the most extraordinary dinosaur: the Christmasaurus. Now, William is swept back to the magical North Pole, where he meets the mysterious, icy Winter Witch - whose power to control time allows Santa Claus to make the long journey all around the world every Christmas Eve. And when they learn that the fate of Christmas itself hangs in the balance, William and the Christmasaurus must work with the Winter Witch to protect it...
Full of magic and music, humour and heart, and a friendship like no other, The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch is the most enchanting Christmas read for the whole family.
Who is the headless haunter of Holland Park? And what of the frozen phantom chicken of Highgate? Where do these ghosts appear, and who sees them? In a 2,000-year-old city there are hundreds of apparitions, poltergeists, and ghouls. Through this unique approach, we witness the huge variety and history of London life--its people, their stories, and the many myths and legends that surround them. It also includes a visit to London's most haunted house.
Put on your suit of armor and grab your bear spray because it's time to explore the deadly side of things. This is the perfect book for curious boys and girls who want the real scoop on predators, natural disasters, and dangerous jobs. That's Deadly! takes you on a journey to explore all of the things in this world that can put your life in jeopardy. From spewing volcanoes to ferocious predators, you'll find tons of fascinating facts that will keep you lying awake at night wondering what exactly might be lurking under your bed. Can't sort fact from fiction? Don't worry, we've layered in playful reality checks so kids know the actual peril possibility factor (PPF) is far less than perceived (as long as you steer clear of certain situations!). With beautiful photographs, humorous text, and fun and funky design, think of it as the almanac of danger.
Showcasing page after page of breathtaking photos and life-changing inspiration from champion surfer and Christian role model Bethany Hamilton, Be Unstoppable is a beautiful gift of encouragement for any young adult to boldly follow your passions, live in faith, and be unstoppable as well. After losing her left arm to a 14-foot tiger shark and returning to the competitive surfing waters a month later, New York Times bestselling author and champion surfer Bethany Hamilton is the heroine in one of the biggest comeback stories of our era. In Be Unstoppable, Bethany shares how faith, love, and passion have been the fuel to push her beyond all expectations. Alongside her insights are spectacular, full-color photos of Bethany the world-class surfer in action, capturing both her mastery of her sport as well as the beauty and raw power of the ocean. Whether in school, sports, faith, or friendships, the tenacity, courage, and wisdom that pops from these pages will help you find the unstoppable in your own life. Be bold. Be inspired. Be unstoppable. Be Unstoppable: Features the inspirational words of sought-after public speaker, champion surfer, and spiritual icon Bethany Hamilton Includes more than 60 breathtaking photos from the making of her new documentary, Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Captures Bethany's sense of wonder and adventure throughout every page Is a full-color, giftable photo book with a decorated cover
The Ultimate Book of Shadows for the New Generation
A dog that has always wanted to go to sea realizes his dream.
Nelly isn't scared of monsters. In fact, she babysits for them. From
the bestselling author of the OI FROG! and DAISY books comes the third
book in this hilarious, action-packed series for fans of THE BOLDS and
Stories about the walking dead searching for a meal of warm flesh have been around for thousands of years. Take readers on a trip through time to learn about ancient and medieval lore about zombies. Then explore how zombie stories have changed over time until these creatures became some of the most popular monsters seen in today's popular culture.
I went trick-or-treating and I scared... a naughty, warty toad, a sliding, gliding ghost, a howling, growling wolf and some super silly skeletons... When a brother and sister go trick-or-treating, they compete to see who can scare the creepiest creatures. As they try to remember each hair-raising encounter, everything escalates - until they get the biggest fright of all! A new take on an old favourite, children will love this laugh-out-loud, test-your-memory story, with ghosts, skeletons, a spooky pirate ship and much, much more! From the illustrator of the bestselling The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark, this is a hilarious follow-up to I Went to the Supermarket and I Went to See Santa.
Jump into the amazing world of The Deep in this activity and sticker book that is filled with mystery, adventure and all of the wonders the deep sea has to offer. Join the Nekton family as they uncover the secrets of the lost city of Lemuria, discover magnificent sea creatures, all while trying to avoid clashes with a troublesome band of pirates lead by the fierce Captain Hammerhead.
Bursting with fun activities and lots of stickers - fans of the hugely popular TV series are sure to be entertained and enthralled by this fantastic sticker and activity book!
From bestselling author of SIX OF CROWS, Leigh Bardugo, comes a lavishly illustrated collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice and love. Inspired by myth, fairy tale and folklore, THE LANGUAGE OF THORNS will transport you to both lands familiar and strange that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse. Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy's bidding but only for a terrible price. Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, no. 1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love. Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans of the Grishverse. This collection of six stories includes three brand-new tales, all of them beautifully illustrated with art by Sara Kiplin that changes with each turn of the page, culminating in six stunning full-spread illustrations as rich in detail as the stories themselves.
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