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The Phantom Bully (Hardcover): Jeffrey Brown The Phantom Bully (Hardcover)
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Award-winning author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown returns for the third installation of the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars: Jedi Academy! It's hard to believe this is Roan's last year at Jedi Academy. He's been busier than ever learning to fly (and wash) starships, swimming in the Lake Country on Naboo, studying for the Jedi obstacle course exam and tracking down dozens of vorpak clones -- don't ask. But now, someone is setting him up to get in trouble with everyone at school, including Yoda. If he doesn't find out who it is, and fast, he may get kicked out of school! Why can't school just be easy. . . This incredible, original story captures all of the humour, awkwardness, fun and frustrations of school -- all told through one boy's

The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes (Paperback): Julia Donaldson The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes (Paperback)
Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Lydia Monks 1
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A glittering magical adventure about a girl, a bear and some very special shoes from the bestselling creators of What the Ladybird Heard and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound – Click-click! Click-click! A bear with a backpack is following her! Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary – these are magic shoes. But can they help her escape the bear when there's a mountain, a bog and even a lake in her way?

The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes is an exciting adventure from the stellar picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. Full of action and imagination, and with a delightfully unexpected ending, this gorgeously glittery book is one to enjoy over and over again.

Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.

The Illustrated World of Mortal Engines (Hardcover): Philip Reeve The Illustrated World of Mortal Engines (Hardcover)
Philip Reeve; Illustrated by Jeremy Levett 1
R540 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R198 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It was a dark, blustery afternoon in spring, and the city of London was chasing a small mining town across the dried-out bed ofthe old North Sea. So begins Philip Reeve's Mortal Engines, the first book in his epic post-apocalyptic series of giant motorized cities on wheels. But how did the world end up like this? What led to the downfall of our civilization, and to the rise of the Traction Cities that roam the Great Hunting Ground to attack and devour each other? Now, for the first time, discover the untold future history of Traction. This lavishly illustrated book contains incredible tales of fearsome Zagwan warriors riding war-zebras into battle, daring air-traders flying the Bird-Roads in search of adventure, and the mysterious plague-ridden wasteland of the Dead Continent that was formerly known as 'North America'. This definitive companion guide includes detailed maps, fascinating character profiles, and stunning colour illustrations from incredible artists, including Ian McQue, David Wyatt, Aedel Fakhrie, Maxime Plasse, Rob Turpin, Philip Varbano and Amir Zand. MORTAL ENGINES is soon to be a major motion picture.

Northern Lights (Paperback): Philip Pullman Northern Lights (Paperback)
Philip Pullman; Illustrated by Chris Wormell 1
R195 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R55 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"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 1,000-year-old Boy (Paperback, Edition): Ross Welford The 1,000-year-old Boy (Paperback, Edition)
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R171 R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Save R49 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER.

There are stories about people who want to live forever.

This is not one of those stories.

This is a story about someone who wants to stop…

Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy – except he’s 1,000 years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England.

Obviously no one believes him.

So when everything Alfie knows and loves is destroyed in a fire, and the modern world comes crashing in, Alfie embarks on a mission to find friendship, acceptance, and a different way to live…

… which means finding a way to make sure he will eventually die.

Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure (Paperback): Vashti Hardy Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure (Paperback)
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A fast-paced fantasy adventure that will set your imagination soaring! Twins Arthur and Maudie Brightstorm receive word in Lontown that their famous explorer father has died in a failed attempt to reach the southernmost point in the world. Not only that, but he has been accused of stealing fuel before he died! The twins don't believe the news, and they answer an ad to join a new attempt to reach South Polaris. It's their only hope of learning the truth ... and salvaging their family's reputation. As the winged ship Aurora sets sail, the twins must keep their wits about them and prove themselves worthy of the rest of the crew. But will Arthur and Maudie find the answers they seek?

LEGO  DC SUPERHEROES: Attack of the Legion of Doom! (Paperback): Scholastic LEGO DC SUPERHEROES: Attack of the Legion of Doom! (Paperback)
Scholastic 1
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Experience Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the whole DC Comics Universe like you've never experienced them before - LEGO style! An all-new adventure starring the biggest LEGO DC superheroes and villains!

Die Vermaaklike Lewe Van Tyl Uilspieel (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Pieter W. Grobbelaar Die Vermaaklike Lewe Van Tyl Uilspieel (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Pieter W. Grobbelaar
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Tyl Uilspieel se storie is reeds vir honderde jare bekend aan Europeers. Het hy regtig geleef? Niemand weet nie, maar daar is talle stede in Europa waar 'n mens sy spore kan navolg. Feit bly staan dat kinders dol sal wees oor sy avonture, flaters en foppery. Ouer lesers sal weer die pikareske aard van die vertelling waardeer - en glimlag vir die universele waarheid wat daaragter skuil.

Boy Underwater (Paperback): Adam Baron Boy Underwater (Paperback)
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Boy Underwater is a heartbreaking story about family, friends and secrets. And it’s very, very funny.

Cymbeline (yes, really!) has never been swimming – not ever, not once – so he’s a bit nervous at the prospect of his first school swimming lesson ever. But how hard could it be? He’s Googled front crawl and he’s found his dad’s old pair of trunks. He’s totally ready for this.

But he’s not ready for an accident at the pool to reveal a family mystery that turns his life completely upside down. Only Cym and his friends can solve it because, as usual, the grown-ups aren’t telling them anything.

For the answers you really need, sometimes you have to go deep . . .

Captain Cat and the Great Pirate Race (Paperback): Sue Mongredien Captain Cat and the Great Pirate Race (Paperback)
Sue Mongredien; Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst 1
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Captain Cat and the Great Pirate Race is a laugh-out-loud piratical adventure from Sue Mongredien, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst, creator of the bestselling Great Women who Changed the World.

Patch is a ship's cat who lives aboard the Golden Earring. Along with her friends Cutlass the parrot and Monty the monkey, Patch frequently gets her pirate crew out of trouble – although they never realize quite how much she does to save their skins . . .

In their second swashbuckling adventure, the pirate crew enter the Great Pirate Race; the most famous sailing competition in the high-seas. But when the crew decide to take a short-cut through the Sea of Really Really Bad Things, it's up to Patch to get them out of trouble – will she be able to save them from the scary, gigantic and, worst of all, really hungry sea-monster?

Enjoy more adventures on the high seas with the first in the Captain Cat series, Captain Cat and the Treasure Map.

Shadowscent 1: The Darkest Bloom (Paperback): P M Freestone Shadowscent 1: The Darkest Bloom (Paperback)
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R232 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R95 (41%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A sensational debut fantasy adventure!In the empire of Aramtesh, scent has power. When disaster strikes and the crown prince lies poisoned, long-suppressed rivalries threaten to blow the empire apart. It's up to Rakel, a poor village girl with a talent for fragrances, and Ash, the prince's loyal bodyguard, to find an antidote. To succeed, the unlikely pair must uncover cryptic, ancient secrets as well as buried truths from their own pasts in an adventure that will ignite your senses.

Bird & Squirrel on the Run (Paperback): James Burks Bird & Squirrel on the Run (Paperback)
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Squirrel is afraid of his own shadow. Bird doesn't have a care in the world. And Cat wants to eat Bird and Squirrel. Of course, he'll have to catch them first, and that's not going to be easy. Join this trio as they head south for the winter in a hilarious road trip. But watch out! Cat is waiting around every bend, and he's one pesky feline.

Adventure Time (Paperback): Pendleton Ward Adventure Time (Paperback)
Pendleton Ward; Conor McCreery, Christopher Hastings, Mariko Tamaki, Ryan North, …
R281 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R50 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Ant Clancy, Games Detective (Paperback): Ruth Morgan Ant Clancy, Games Detective (Paperback)
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R167 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R44 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Everyone is playing the new Virtual Reality game, Ray-Chay. It connects directly into your memories, so each person in gaming in their own favourite world. Everybody is obsessed. Except Ant. He loves the game he's almost won, Kismet Cosmos, even if he's the only person still playing. When crowds flocks to `Race-Chase in the Park', one of huge live Ray-Chay events across the country, Ant goes but soon gets bored and takes his headset off. Which is why he sees what really happens... Can Ant and his friends work out who is playing a deadly game behind the game?

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas (Hardcover): Helen Stephens How to Hide a Lion at Christmas (Hardcover)
Helen Stephens; Illustrated by Helen Stephens 1
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Iris and her lion go everywhere together. But when Christmas comes and the family are going away, Mum says the lion must stay behind. After all, you can't take a lion on a train. Luckily the lion has other ideas. He sets off on a festive, snowy adventure to find Iris - and almost bumps into Father Christmas! The fourth irresistible book about Iris and her lion is destined to be a Christmas classic.

Who Turned Off the Colours? (Paperback): Matthew Manning Who Turned Off the Colours? (Paperback)
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The Rainbow-Barfing Unicorn virus hasn't infected humans ... until now! In this adventure, twelve-year-old Xander contracts the mysterious virus of the Rainbow-Barfing Unicorns. The virus gives the unicorns their barfing abilities, but it's having the opposite effect on Xander, it's draining him of any colour at all! Xander's fate lies in the hands er, hooves of Ronk, the most dimwitted of all Rainbow-Barfing Unicorns. This is not good. In fact, this is bad, really, really bad. Plump-full of grotesquely delightful characters and fantastical realms, Xander and the Rainbow-Barfing Unicorns from writer Matthew K. Manning (Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures) is so epic it'll make you wanna puke.

Die Boomhuis Met 13 Vloere (Afrikaans, Paperback): Andy Griffiths Die Boomhuis Met 13 Vloere (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Andy Griffiths; Translated by Amelia de Vaal; Illustrated by Terry Denton
R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Andy en Terry woon in die beste boomhuis ter wreld! Dit het ’n geheime ondergrondse laboratorium, ’n reusetenk vol haaie en ’n malvalekker-masjien wat oral agter mens aanrol en malvalekkers in jou mond in skiet net wanneer jy honger is!

Pasop net vir die see-apies, en di wat voorgee om see-apies te wees, en die reuse-meermin-seemonster ...!

En tussendeur al hierdie pret, moet die twee vriende ’n boek skryf, en die sperdatum is mre!

LEGO CITY: Halloween Rescue! (Paperback): Trey King LEGO CITY: Halloween Rescue! (Paperback)
Trey King; Illustrated by Sean Wang 1
R118 R83 Discovery Miles 830 Save R35 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The LEGO (R) City Fire Department is always ready for an emergency! But this year they're going to get a little unexpected help from two creatures that could only come out on this very special Halloween! This hilarious picture book with bright LEGO (R) artwork includes large colour pictures and simple text in captions, set in the exciting world of LEGO (R) City! Collectable 9x9 storybook with sticker sheet - perfect for any little LEGO fan's library!

Arthur en die voels: Boek 3 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Daniel Joris Arthur en die voels: Boek 3 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Daniel Joris; Illustrated by Gauthier Desimont; Fantasi
R43 Discovery Miles 430 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Arthur is net so oud soos jy. Nadat hy 'n towerboek in die solder ontdek het, beleef hy die ongelooflikste avonture. Elke keer as hy die towerformules lees, verander hy in die een of ander dier. Ontdek saam met Arthur en sy maatjie, Sarel, die wonderlike wereld van die voels!

The Butterfly Circus (Paperback): Francesca Armour-Chelu The Butterfly Circus (Paperback)
Francesca Armour-Chelu; Cover design or artwork by Helen Crawford-White 1
R166 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R33 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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.

Die Vloot Van Verwoesting, Boek 12 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Gerrie Radloff Die Vloot Van Verwoesting, Boek 12 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Gerrie Radloff; Edited by Talita van Graan; Illustrated by Nico Meyer
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Queen of Hearts 3: War of the Cards (Paperback): Colleen Oakes Queen of Hearts 3: War of the Cards (Paperback)
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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 Swarm Descends (Paperback): Jacob Grey The Swarm Descends (Paperback)
Jacob Grey 1
R166 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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...

Princess of Pets: The Lost Puppy (Paperback): Paula Harrison Princess of Pets: The Lost Puppy (Paperback)
Paula Harrison; Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller 1
R164 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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

Castle of Lies (Hardcover): Kiersi Burkhart Castle of Lies (Hardcover)
Kiersi Burkhart
R358 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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