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Just when George and Harold thought they were safe - here come the robo-boogers! Disgusting and dangerous crosses between hi-tech wizardry and, well . snot, they're out to take over the world. Have your hankies ready!
Discover the story behind the brand-new play theme from LEGO! Set in the futuristic, high-tech world of the Kingdom of Knighton, LEGO(R) NEXO KNIGHTS(TM) follows five young knights in their quest to battle Jestro, his sidekick, the Book of Monsters, and their Lava Monster Army. Heroic knight, Clay Moorington, leads the band of knights, including alpha superstar Lance Richmond, hipster Aaron Fox, Macy Halbert, a princess who would rather be a knight, and Axl, the giant. Together, under the tutelage of Knights' Academy mentor and Great Digital Wizard, Merlok 2.0, they join forces to defeat the enemy. This reader is the first in the series for LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS. * White book band *
A spellbinding, timeless and beautifully told adventure about two sisters and their journey to find each other again. 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 shimmering butterflies. One night, desperate to impress her older sister, Tansy attempts a spectacular jump and falls. Now terrified of heights, all Tansy can do is watch from below while Belle shines above. But when Belle mysteriously vanishes and Tansy's shadow miraculously comes to life, Tansy discovers that the courage she needs to rescue her sister may have been inside her all along.
Meet Claude - the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior with 52 episodes. Claude and Sir Bobblysock are looking forward to a nice breakfast of delicious strawberries - but there are none to be found! Everyone has snapped them up to eat at the Pawhaven Tennis Championship. Claude has to win the championship to make sure Sir Bobblysock doesn't miss out on strawberries-for-breakfast day, but can he do it? A fantastic new storybook based on the Disney Junior TV show. Praise for Alex T. Smith's Claude series: 'Illustrated with humour and elegance' The Times 'With quirky illustrations and plenty of humour' Metro CLAUDE IN THE CITY was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. CLAUDE GOING FOR GOLD won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. Alex T. Smith was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014. Follow Alex at alextsmith.com and on Twitter: @Alex_T_Smith
Vir twee dekades reeds swaai Lillie die heksie haar towerstaffie oor kinderboekrakke dwarsoor die wereld. Met totale wereldwye verkope van meer as 20 miljoen eksemplare en vertalings in 40 tale is geen towerformule nodig om te voorspel dat sy ook Afrikaanse harte gaan verower nie! Die selfleesboekies is gemik om agtjariges en ouer. Lillie is uit haar vel uit van blydskap toe sy ín mikroskoop vir haar verjaarsdag kry. Sy wil dit al so lank he! Wanneer sy ín sneeuvlokkie onder die lens plaas, is sy stomgeslaan oor die prag en wil noodgedwonge ín land van sneeu en ys besoek. Met die heksesprong beland sy in Wonderland. Maar iets is daar nie pluis nie. Die koning het vermis geraak en Somer- en Lenteland word stadig maar seker al hoe kouer. Winter neem oor. En gerugte van ín wrede vors doen die rondte. Lillie en Hektor, haar draakvriendjie, gaan ondersoek instel.
Shannon the Ocean Fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help! Naughty Jack Frost has stolen her three enchanted pearls, and this is causing chaos in the oceans. To stop him, the girls must explore an underwater world and meet some very special friends...the narwhals!
The blockbuster DC Icons series that began with Leigh Bardugo's Wonder Woman, Marie Lu's Batman, and Sarah J. Maas's Catwoman continues with the story of the world's first super hero - SUPERMAN - from award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author MATT DE LA PE—A.
Clark Kent has always been faster, stronger, better than everyone around him. He knows drawing attention to himself could be dangerous but lately it's difficult to stay in the shadows. A dark secret is lurking in Smallville and he's not the only one hiding something.
With his best friend, Lana Lang, at his side, Clark is determined to discover what evil lies below the surface of their small town. But there are secrets in Clark's past that threaten to destroy the future Man of Steel.
Before he can save the world, he must save Smallville.
The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback! Jack's Grandpa... *wears his slippers to the supermarket *serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner *and often doesn't remember Jack's name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day... An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.
Join two best friends as history is made in 1941. Teddy and Harriet have been joined at the hip for as long as they can remember - but then the WAR started. Teddy is EVACUATED all the way across the ocean to the United States and Harriet is left in London to face the BLITZ! The pair promise to write to each other as often as they can, but soon Teddy is swept up in his new life, while Harriet feels lonely and frightened whenever the sirens begin to howl... Commemorating eighty years since the start of World War Two, My Best Friend the Evacuee is an exciting read for children aged 6+, packed with fascinating historical details.
Ermine the Determined has landed in London! She can't wait to see Big Ben, ride a red bus, and help her new friend Minty uncover her family's lost Tudor treasure. But someone else has got their eyes on the prize... Can Ermine and Minty find their fortune before the devious villain grabs the gold?
`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.
In the fourth and final brilliant installment of Philip Reeve's award-winning quartet, after twenty years, the devastating world war between the predatory Traction Cities and their enemies is ending.
Wren and her father Tom Natsworthy travel the Bird Roads in their airship, trying to forget Hester's betrayal. But in the ruined wreckage of the city of London they make a discovery that changes everything. And Hester faces an implacable foe with the means and the will to destroy the entire human race.
MORTAL ENGINES launched Philip Reeve's brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future. Now, in time for the film debut, the critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet is repackaged with a fantastic and eye-catching cover featuring new artwork.
Elliot's mum is ill and his home is under threat, but a shooting star crashes to earth and changes his life forever. The star is Virgo - a young Zodiac goddess on a mission. But the pair accidentally release Thanatos, a wicked death daemon imprisoned beneath Stonehenge, and must then turn to the old Olympian gods for help. After centuries of cushy retirement on earth, are Zeus and his crew up to the task of saving the world - and solving Elliot's problems too?
This 10th Anniversary Edition of THE HUNGER GAMES contains more than fifty pages of new bonus material, including the most extensive interview Suzanne Collins has given since the publication of The Hunger Games, which provides an absorbing behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the series; and an engaging archival conversation between Suzanne Collins and YA legend Walter Dean Myers on writing about war. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.
The author of the best-selling and critically beloved Mortal Engines quartet has written a stunning, stand-alone prequel. Fever Crumb is set many generations before the events of Mortal Engines, in whose brilliantly-imagined world massive, predatory Traction Cities chase and devour each other. Now London is a static, overcrowded, riot-torn powerhouse that hides an explosive secret. Is Fever, adopted daughter of Dr Crumb, the strange key that will unlock its dangerous mysteries? Mortal Engines is now a major motion picture from Peter Jackson's studio,WingNut Films and stars Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan & Hugo Weaving.
Having uncovered the secrets that lay behind the spookily pristine town of Perfect, Violet and the townsfolk are enjoying their new freedom from the maniacal rule of the evil Archer twins. But have they really seen the last of Edward Archer? Why is Boy acting strangely? And who is masterminding a scary zombie army? Another quirky, creepy and unforgettable adventure, perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Neil Gaiman and Tim Burton.
Hoe skiet mens n pienk olifant? Hoekom kan 'n spook nie leuens vertel nie? Hoe vertaal n mens "jy mors papier" in Engels? Watter soort renoster het die kleinste ore? Wat het die seekat vir sy meisie gese? Wil jy Weet? Nou waarvoor wag jy? Lekker lawwe lagboek omnibus 1 het al die antwoorde: Dit bevat die eerste twee boeke in die reeks.
Toe die Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbreek, word Edmund, Peter, Susan en Lucy uit Londen weggegestuur om by 'n ou familievriend op die Engelse platteland te gaan woon. Met die dat ou professor Kirke skynbaar heeltemal in sy eie wereld leef, kan die kinders ongestoord na hulle eie vermaak soek in sy yslike ou huis in die middel van nerens. Eers is daar die opwinding van die huis verken: lang gange, eindelose spaarkamers, vertrek op vertrek vol boeke en dan een enorme kamer waarin daar niks behalwe 'n groot klerekas staan nie. Dit, dink Lucy, verdien nadere ondersoek. Terwyl sy nog haar pad deur die rye jasse binne-in die kas oopdruk, voel sy meteens iets sag en poeierig en yskoud op haar val en ontdek dat sy in die middel van 'n woud staan. Dis aand, en daarís sneeu onder haar voete en sneeuvlokkies dwarrel deur die lug. Lucy het sowaar in die vreemde towerwereld van Narnia beland. Die tweede avontuur in die opwindende Kronieke van Narnia ¨Ė meesterlik vertaal deur Kobus Geldenhuys.
Kan Harwarrus ín onmoontlike taak verrig, teen Berserks baklei, keer dat hy en Visbene vir die Gedrog gevoer word EN die geheim van die verlore troon ontrafel? Dis moeilik om ín held te wees! Harwarrus Horribalus Heldehelm die Derde was ín swaardvegter, draak¨fluisteraar en die grootste Wiking-held wat nog ooit gelewe het. Maar die reeks gaan oor toe hy nog gesukkel het om ín held te wees. Kinders wat DreamWorks se film How To Train your Dragon uit 2010 onthou, kan Hiccup (oftewel Harwarrus) se avonture nou in Afrikaans lees!
"Without this child, we shall all die." Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... The first volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, re-issued with a striking newly-designed cover by Chris Wormell to celebrate the publication of THE BOOK OF DUST.
The new heart-warming and hilariously brilliant story from number one bestselling author David Walliams. Beautifully illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
There are fat ones and thin ones, tall ones and short ones.
There are young ones and old ones, clever ones and stupid ones.
There are silly ones and serious ones, loud ones and quiet ones.
Of course, there are good dads, and bad dads . . .
A high-speed cops and robbers adventure with heart and soul about a father and son taking on the villainous Mr Big – and winning!
This riches-to-rags story will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter!
Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming story of a father and son on an adventure – and a thrilling mission to break an innocent man into prison!
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