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The fabulous sixth book in the Mortal Engines series, fromthe brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a travelling theatre. Now she arrives in the extraordinary crater city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets. Mortal Engines is now a major motion picture from Peter Jackson's studio,WingNut Films and stars Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan & Hugo Weaving.
Karl Kielblock het verskeie boeke geskryf, waaronder die Lafras Cuyper-reeks baie bekend is en wyd versamel word. Dit handel oor seeavonture in diens van twee oorlogvoerende moondhede vroeg in die 19de eeu. Hierdie is die vyfde boek in die reeks. Die boeke is propvol opwinding, spanning en avontuur! Lafras Cuyper word persoonlik deur Napoleon gevra om Franse skipbreukelinge op die eilandjie Abbe te gaan red. Hy staan nie terug vir die lewensgevaarlike uitdaging nie en besef dat deeglike beplanning en betroubare bemanning die sleutel tot sukses is. Sal hy die Engelse om die bos kan lei en die skipbreukelinge red? Of sal hy vir Napoleon teleurstel? Die verhaal van Lafras Cuyper is op feite gebaseer.
'What a rollicking olden-days adventure this is, replete with mystery, secret passages, menacingly elusive enemies and a main character readers will truly root for' JOANNE OWEN, author of MARTHA MAYHEM
Ten-year-old Beatrix is very good at telling jokes, dancing and throwing knives. She also happens to be a queen of a distant land - though she doesn't know that yet. She also happens to be the queen who is quite possibly destined to lead the Wobblers to bold victory over the Evil Army - though she doesn't know that yet either. Beatrix lives in an enormous golden palace with Aunt Esmerelda the Terrible and Uncle Ivan the Vicious, but as she's only been allowed to see one new room per birthday, she's only ever been inside ten rooms of the palace. Her aunt and uncle have always told her that if she goes beyond the woods outside the palace she'll fall off the edge of the world. And the Dark, Dark Woods and all that lies beyond must be avoided at all costs - what if the dreaded Wobblers were to get her? But finally, the veil Beatrix has been living under is starting to slip. Beatrix knows she needs to be bold. Beatrix knows she needs to look for answers. And she's about to get them.
One bumper book with three times the wedgie power! Bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring everyone's favourite super-hero, including: Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1
When Padmé Naberrie, "Queen Amidala" of Naboo, steps down from her position, she is asked by the newly-elected queen to become Naboo's representative in the Galactic Senate. Padmé is unsure about taking on the new role, but cannot turn down the request to serve her people. Together with her most loyal handmaidens, Padmé must figure out how to navigate the treacherous waters of politics and forge a new identity beyond the queen's shadow.
A deliciously funny cooking adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts, with a brilliant reading of the story by Alexander Armstrong.
There once was a very hungry king
Who needed a cook like anything . . .
. . . but the king is very fussy; he tries all the cooks in the kingdom, but no one is good enough. Then he spots Wobbly Bob. Maybe Bob can whip up his favourite dinner? But how will Bob be able to cook for the king when he’s scared of . . . well, everything?!
Discover how the hungry king helps Wobbly Bob face his fears on a cooking adventure across the land and sea.
The Cook and the King is a brilliantly funny story from the award-winning picture book duo Julia Donaldson and David Roberts, creators of Tyrannosaurus Drip. With fun rhyming verse and richly detailed illustrations, this is sure to become a firm favourite with children and adults alike.
This picture book and CD edition features a fantastic reading of the story by Alexander Armstrong.
Enjoy more stories from Julia Donaldson and David Roberts: The Troll, Tyrannosaurus Drip, Jack and the Flumflum Tree and The Flying Bath.
The official Junior Novelisation of The LEGO (R) MOVIE 2 (TM). Includes full-colour images from the film! The Junior Novelisation of The LEGO (R) MOVIE 2 (TM), starring Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, and more! Things have changed in Bricksburg since the DUPLO aliens attacked. The city is in ruins. The Justice League(TM) is missing. Unikitty has become Ultrakatty. Lucy spends her idle time brooding. But among them remains one ever-cheerful, awesome hero - Emmet Brickowski. For Emmet, Bricksburg becoming Apocalypseburg isn't the worst thing in the world, so long as he has his best buddies by his side and a coffee (with twenty-five sugars) in his hand. But when Emmet's friends are taken by a mysterious helmeted figure and flown into space, it's time for this hero to get tough and bring them back... or else. Includes 8 pages of full-colour images from the film.
Die Jasper-jeugreeks is die eerste keer uitgegee in 1959 en daar was verskeie herdrukke. Hierdie is die agste titel in die Jasper-reeks. Jasper en Mossie kry die opwindende geleentheid om saam met ’n jaggeselskap Bosveld toe te gaan. Hulle slaap in tente, maak koffie oor ’n vuur en hou snags wag sodat wilde diere nie die kampterrein binnekom nie. Jasper wil egter graag saam met die grootmanne jag, maar blykbaar is hy nog te jonk. Hy stem dus gretig in toe die inboorlinge sy hulp vra om die wreedaardige leeu, wat chaos in hul stat veroorsaak, te vang. Maar is die dorpsjapie opgewasse vir so ’n groot taak?
`An utter delight.' Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn Name your price and claim your throne. On the quest to find her missing mother, prim and proper Enne Salta became reluctant allies with Levi Glaisyer, the city's most famous con man. Saving his life in the Shadow Game forced Enne to assume the identity of Seance, a mysterious underworld figure. Now, with the Chancellor of the Republic dead and bounties on both their heads, she and Levi must play a dangerous game of crime and politics...with the very fate of New Reynes at stake. Thirsting for his freedom and the chance to build an empire, Levi enters an unlikely partnership with Vianca Augustine's estranged son. Meanwhile, Enne remains trapped by the mafia donna's binding oath, playing the roles of both darling lady and cunning street lord, unsure which side of herself reflects the truth. As Enne and Levi walk a path of unimaginable wealth and opportunity, new relationships and deadly secrets could quickly lead them into ruin. And when unforeseen players enter the game, they must each make an impossible choice: To sacrifice everything they've earned in order to survive... Or die as legends.
Kan Harwarrus die teengif vir dodelike Gadderitis kry en teen die Doodstand baklei? Kan hy Brandalf die Besetene se byl oorleef en weer die held wees?
The fourth and final book in the hilarious bestselling WHO LET THE GODS OUT series; perfect for fans of David Solomons! 'I totally fell in love with Elliot and the gods, and I think you're all going to love them too.' ROBIN STEVENS on book 1 'One of the funniest new voices in children's literature. The laughs come thick and fast' DAVID SOLOMONS on book 1 In the series finale of Maz Evans' bestselling Who Let the Gods Out? series, Elliot faces his darkest period yet. As well as facing up to his fears, he realises that the future of mankind - and the survival of everything he holds dear - is at stake. But can a bunch of misfit gods, a lost constellation and a mortal boy stand up to the daemon hordes?
Ian Iansson is a little bit worried about his school trip.
Firstly, Ian doesn’t have many any friends, plus, his mum has packed him ten pairs of pants for the two-day trip. But as it turns out, these are the least of Ian’s problems…
Because when Ian’s class arrives at the spooky old house, there’s something very weird going on. Something that looks awfully like zombies; groaning, dribbling zombies that no one but Ian seems to have noticed.
Return to the world of Mortal Engines in this new book of three short stories about the rebellious young aviatrix, Anna Fang, illustrated by Ian McQue. A key character in the Mortal Engines book and film, this is your chance to learn more of her past. Night Flights includes Traction City, the 2011 World Book Day Book by Philip Reeve. In a dangerous future world where gigantic, motorised cities attack and devour each other, London hunts where no other predator dares. But Anna Fang - pilot, adventurer, spy - isn't afraid. The three stories show gripping, moving, exciting moments in Anna Fang's life: her childhood as a slave aboard the moving city Arkangel, a showdown against a robotic Stalker that is terrifyingly out of control and her free life as an intelligence agent for the Anti-Traction league that might not be quite as free as she hoped.
Wanneer Bilbo Baalens uit sy gerieflike hobbitgat weggevoer word deur Ghandalf die towenaar en dertien vrypostige dwerge, word hy onverwags meegesleur in ’n samesweerdery om die dwerge se verlore skatte terug te steel by Smaug die Vreeslike: ’n reusagtige en baie gevaarlike draak … Die hobbit is al vir tagtig jaar lank een van die mees geliefde fantasieverhale ter wereld en word met reg as ’n klassieke werk beskou.
The third adventure in this sharp-witted mystery series with a magical twist.
Lord Grave is hosting a special ball at Grave Hall, and Lucy Goodly can’t wait to see powerful magicians from all over the world gathered in one place. But alarming events in Grave Village threaten to overshadow the glittering occasion. Who are the strange children attacking Lucy’s friends? What do they want? And why are his lordship, Vonk the butler and even little Violet, the scullery maid, behaving so oddly? Could it be to do with the same dark forces that were overthrown exactly a hundred years ago?
It’s up to Lucy to solve the mysteries before magicians everywhere are put in mortal peril.
The third Goodly and Grave page-turning mystery with a magical twist.
An explosive action-adventure novel created by will.i.am and renowned futurist Brian David Johnson.
Wizards are real, robots from the future are here, and the fate of our world rests in the hands of one unsuspecting teenager.
When a young man breaks into her home claiming her life is in danger, Ada Luring's world changes forever. Geller is a wizard, on the run from his father's hidden clan who want to kill Ada and her mother. Sara Luring is the scientist who will create the first robot, the wizards' age-old foes.
But a robot has travelled back in time to find Ada, and will lay everything on the line to protect her, as she may just be the key to preventing the earth's destruction in the future.
Ada, Geller and the robots must learn to work together to change the past and secure the future. But they don't have much time before a mysterious enemy launches its attack on Earth...
For anyone who loves cats, dogs (or both!), James Patterson's most pawsome story ever is set in a society defined by the oldest rivalry in the world: katts versus doggs!
Oscar is a happy dogg---a rambunctious kid who loves being a Dogg Scout. Thanks to his family, he knows that snobby katts are good for nothing but chasing up trees.
Molly is a clever katt who just knows she's destined for fame and fortune as an actress. She comes from a family of well-bred katts who despise drooly, disgusting doggs!
For their whole lives, Oscar and Molly have been told that katts and dogs hate each other. One day, they each get hopelessly lost in the woods, but those lifelong prejudices flare up when they cross paths. Slowly, they realize that the only way to survive and find their way home is to...work together?!
Yeah, that's not going to happen!
Old secrets can weigh heavy when you want to fly.
Invited to a one-off spectacular show by Slimwood's Stupendous Travelling Skycircus, Lily, Robert and mechanical fox Malkin can't wait to jump on board.
But behind the daredevil deeds of the bewitching bird-girl and the lobster-handed boy, something sinister lurks. And soon, the watchful ringmistress, Madame Lyons-Mane, reveals a deadly plan for Lily. Could the secrets of Lily's past hold their only chance of escape from this terrible trap?
The war is over and Arianwyn has discovered the secret of the quiet glyphs, but her troubles are far from over. Her day-to-day work as Lull's witch is tricky enough: winter has set in, bringing bad weather, ice imps and befuddling Yule traditions. But when Arianwyn's grandmother is abducted by the traitor on the Council, our witch faces her greatest challenge yet. What really makes a witch come true? Our lovable heroine is about to find out ...
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