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Sometimes one hero isn't enough - sometimes you need a full dozen. Mack's search for his dazzling dozen continues in the second instalment of this funny, action-packed fantasy series by the New York Times bestselling author of GONE. Mack, Jarrah, and Stefan travel to China and Germany to find the next two members of the Magnificent Twelve. It's easy: eat some scorpions, find some dragons, fight a guitar-playing thunder god, and stay away from Paddy "Nine Iron" Trout and his deadly but very sloooow blade. Packed with action and humour, The Magnificent Twelve is perfect for boys who like their reading fast, furious, funny and with a cliffhanger ending...
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 paddas!
'This book is so good you won't blunking believe it!' Tom Fletcher 'Hilariously funny and inventive, and I love the extraordinary creatures and the one thirty-sixth troll protagonist...' Cressida Cowell 'A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, amazerous magical adventure. Comedy Gold.' Francesca Simon `This hotel gets five stars from me' Liz Pichon 'A splundishly swashbungling tale of trolls, goblins and other bonejangling creatures. Put on your wellies and plunge into the strangest hotel you will ever encounter. This is a hotel I hope I never find! Wonderfully, disgustingly funny.' Jeremy Strong `What a fun hotel! Book me in immediately!' Kaye Umansky Welcome to The Nothing to See Here Hotel! A hotel for magical creatures, where weird is normal for Frankie Banister and his parents who run the hotel. When a goblin messenger arrives at The Nothing to See Here Hotel, announcing the imminent arrival of the goblin prince Grogbah, Frankie and his family rush into action to get ready for their important guest. But it soon becomes obvious that the Banister family are going to have their work cut out with the demanding prince and his never-ending entourage, especially when it turns out the rude little prince is hiding a secret... The first book in a fabulously funny series by bestselling author Steven Butler, with a host of whacky characters brought to life with illustration from the wonderful Steven Lenton!
One small girl - one BIG adventure. When Max is sent to Istanbul to stay with her boring Great Aunt-Elodie, little does she expect to be plunged into a thrilling night-time adventure across Europe. And when the mysterious Heartbreak Diamond goes missing, Max must find her feet in a whirling world of would-be diamond smugglers, thieves and undercover detectives. Will she discover the real diamond thief before they reach their destination? Or does the answer lie closer to home... Perfect for fans of THE WOLF WILDER and COGHEART, this is Sylvia Bishop writing at her quirky, brilliant best.
Join the ninja warriors as they fight enemies old and new, and encounter challenges that will test their strength. Will they be victorious in the battles ahead? Only time will tell!
Almal se koppe swaai in Cor se rigting. Groot Ben Slechter kom reguit na hom toe aangestap. Benoudheid druk Cor se bors inmekaar.
Groot Ben kom staan amper teenaan Cor. So naby dat hy hom kan ruik. Cor maak op ’n ongaangename manier kennis met ’n spul boewe in die dorpie Grafhout. Nadat hulle die bank beroof het, vlug hulle die woestyn in met al Grafhout se goud.
Sal die Sheriff en sy manne dit regkry om die spul boewe vas te trek, of maak Cor self ’n plan?
MML 2017 Letterkunderprys Wenner.
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 in a boxset with fantastic and eye-catching covers featuring new artwork.
After playing a forbidden spell-song to save a village from rats, 12-year-old piper Patch Brightwater is thrown in jail. But there he meets Wren - a noble girl under a rat-shaped curse - and together they befriend Barver, a fearsome dracogriff, and set off on a grand adventure filled with sorcerers, dragons, bandits...and one very deadly enemy. From the depths of the Tiviscan dungeons to the highest peak of Gemspar Mountain, this stunning book reminds us of the soaring joy of adventure, the captivating danger of magic, and of the delight of finding friends in unexpected places.
Join in with the Highway Rat's fun in this fabulous sticker activity book based on the bestselling book THE HIGHWAY RAT, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Jam-packed with sticker activities themed around the book, this is the perfect activity book for fans of THE HIGHWAY RAT. Included in the book: over 400 stickers, colouring-in, dot-to-dots, spot the difference, mazes, simple word searches and more!
Second book in a fantasy adventure trilogy about witches and forbidden magic from a multi-award-winning author.
“Ireland's answer to JK Rowling.” Sunday Independent
"One of the best Irish books of all time." TV3AM
From twice-winning author of Ireland's CBI Book of the Year Award
Fans of Abi Elphinstone and Katherine Rundell will adore this fantasy adventure trilogy about witches and forbidden magic from a beloved and award-winning Irish writer. In the second book in The Wild Magic Trilogy, the queen and her raggedy witches have fled, but the kingdom is not yet healed. The castle is haunted by memories of its brutal past. The ghosts are angry, and one of them in particular possesses a magic which may be too much for even Mup and Mam to handle.
The heart-pounding conclusion to the InterWorld series, by award-winning writers Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves and Mallory Reaves As the threat of FrostNight looms ever closer, Joey Harker seeks out more of his fellow Walkers across the Altiverse, training them as fast as he can. But even a solid team of recruits can't prepare Joey for the ultimate showdown with InterWorld's enemies, old and new. Joey never wanted to be in charge. But he's the one everyone is looking to now, and he'll have to step up if he has any hope of saving InterWorld, the Multiverse, and everything in between.
Sometimes one hero isn't enough - sometimes you need a full dozen. Mack's search for his dazzling dozen continues in the fourth instalment of this funny, action-packed fantasy series by the New York Times bestselling author of GONE. Time is running out for Mack MacAvoy and the magnifica! It seems the only way they can defeat the Pale Queen and her evil daughter Risky is to learn the magical language of Vargran. So Mack, Jarrah, Xiao, Dietmar and Stephan travel to Europe to find the Key, an engraved stone that unlocks the power of Vargran. But can they locate the invisible castle of William "Blisterthong" MacGuffin, who guards the Key? (Yeah, we said Blisterthong. Yeah, it's as painful as it sounds.) Mack has less than 30 days to master Vargran, round up the rest of the magnifica, and defeat Princess Risky. Will The Key be enough? Or is there something else Mack must find in order to save the world?
After surviving on Piloria once, Storm and Lincoln are the obvious candidates to return to the dinosaur continent to test the new virus that should clear the way for human settlement. But they have their own priorities - finding a cure for the plague that's sweeping Earthasia, and keeping themselves alive.
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien is a timeless classic. The unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit who embarks on a strange and magical adventure, is brought to life by Jemima Catlin’s charming and lively colour illustrations in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers.
Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services – as a burglar – on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo’s life is never to be the same again.
Seldom has any book been so widely read and loved as J. R.R. Tolkien’s classic tale, ‘The Hobbit’. Since its first publication in 1937 it has remained in print to delight each new generation of readers all over the world, and its hero, Bilbo Baggins, has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of fiction.
Tom teken 'n tier na sy besoek aan die kunsgalery. Daardie nag stap die tier uit die prent teen die muur tot langs hom en spin: "Kom ons gaan stap!" Tom is bang, maar die tier stel hom gerus. Hierdie verhaal, geïnspireer deur Henri Rousseau se skildery Tier in 'n tropiese storm (Verras!) sal kinders help om vrese te oorkom, nes Tom op sy nagtelike uitstappie met 'n tier.
From the bestselling author of STRIKE BACK, Chris Ryan returns with the second in his new action-packed series.
Tough enough? Smart enough? Max will require all his skills just to stay alive as a Special Forces Cadet . . .
In this second book, the cadets are sent to North Korea.
A British agent investigating the rogue state's nuclear capabilities has gone missing. The secretive nature of life in Pyongyang means that unfamiliar adults would be attract suspicion and fall under immediate surveillance. So the cadets form part of a young pioneers tour to the North Korean capital. Once there, they must use their skills and training to find out more about the missing agent.
In the course of their investigations, they forget the one rule every undercover operator must obey: trust nobody. When a local teenager they befriend betrays his suspicions to the North Korean secret police, the young cadets must use all their skill to escape the authorities and the country. But can they locate the British agent at the same time?
The mysterious outlaw Robin Hood has captivated imaginations for centuries. Now this beautifully illustrated book brings the legend to life for little children, as Robin makes a daring raid on the castle of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
Dit is 2317. Die jong reisigers van Huigaeb is op verskillende plekke in Chinafrika vasgevang. Amber en Shivani wag by die Kangogrotte met die jonger kinders. Kaleb is betower deur ’n skynbestaan in sy sonstad Aksum. Shaka probeer oorleef op ’n verlate eiland en in Egipte skei Kara en Mohlomi se paaie ook. Wat beteken die magiese voorwerp wat Kara en Mohlomi by die Isisbeeld gevind het, ’n voorwerp wat verskillende name in verskillende kulture het? Is dít die sleutel wat die slapende ouers sal wakker maak? Dis asof die diere, voëls, plante, klippe en die elemente saamspan om die mens-kinders te help antwoorde vind. Snak is ’n spannende soek- en trekverhaal van geloof, hoop en liefde. Dit volg op Kraak, waarin die reis uit die koepelstad aan die suidpunt van Afrika begin het.
Grieta droom van ander dinge terwyl die ander gansies gewone gansie-dinge leer. Maar miskien het sy tog 'n wonderlike talent van haar eie…daar is 'n lessie te leer by selfs die's van ons waggel op die maat van ons eie musiek!
From the bestselling author and illustrator of THE GRUFFALO, STICK MAN and ZOG comes this fabulous interactive sound book. Help Zog learn his lessons at dragon school by using his star as a detachable wand. Hover the wand over the star symbol on each page to activate a different sound on every spread so children can roar, fly and cheer along with Zog.
In the new Cars 3 movie, blinded by a new generation of blazing fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. The Cars Annual 2018 is packed with stories, activities, colouring, posters and puzzles from the new Cars 3 movie and favourite scenes and characters from the Cars movie, too. Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 proves that #95 isn't through yet - this Piston Cup will test the heart of a champion on Racing's biggest stage!
Find out who will be Pirate of the Year, what the cabin boy's secret is and how Captain Spike will escape from the dungeons of Rotters' Isle in these three original stories of sharks, ships and skullduggery.
In 1942, thirteen-year-old Taffy, living with her grandfather on Hatteras Island, inadvertently helps capture Nazi spies responsible for passing information to offshore German submarines engaged in torpedoing American ships.
Charlie en Mnr Willy Wonka van Charlie en die Sjokoladefabriek is terug in nog ’n opwindende avontuur. Laas was hulle in die Glashyser besig om deur die fabriek te sweef. In hierdie storie bevind Mnr Wonka, Charlie en die hele Bucket-gesin hulself in die buitenste ruim! Pragtige nuwe uitgawes van hierdie klassieke kinderboeke om Roald Dahl se 100ste verjaardag te herdenk.
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