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The Colour Illustrated Hobbit (Paperback): J. R. R. Tolkien The Colour Illustrated Hobbit (Paperback)
J. R. R. Tolkien
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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.

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
R313 R223 Discovery Miles 2 230 Save R90 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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.

The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch (Standard format, CD, Unabridged edition): Tom Fletcher The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch (Standard format, CD, Unabridged edition)
Tom Fletcher; Illustrated by Shane Devries 1
R354 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R184 (52%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The eagerly-anticipated sequel to Tom Fletcher's bestselling magical adventure, The Christmasaurus. '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.

Beast Quest: Electro the Storm Bird - Series 24 Book 1 (Paperback): Adam Blade Beast Quest: Electro the Storm Bird - Series 24 Book 1 (Paperback)
Adam Blade 1
R119 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R21 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up! A wicked curse has been put on Tom's magical Golden Armour, turning its powers to Evil. Now he has fallen under its enchantment and is being controlled by his pirate enemy, Ria. Tom must battle a terrifying lightning bird - but he will need the help of his loyal companion Elenna more than ever ... There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out!

Pj Masks: Annual 2020 (Hardcover): Pj Masks Pj Masks: Annual 2020 (Hardcover)
Pj Masks 1
R204 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R33 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Mossbelly MacFearsome and the Goblin Army (Paperback): Alex Gardiner Mossbelly MacFearsome and the Goblin Army (Paperback)
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R165 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R29 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It's Halloween, and Roger is yet again pulled into a bonkers adventure with the grouchy dwarf warrior Mossbelly MacFearsome. It turns out that Roger has accidentally set free the vicious Goblin Chief Redcap, who is looking to open an ancient portal back to his own world. Now Roger, Moss and their friends must track him down before he unleashes a mighty horde of goblins hellbent on destruction, mayhem ... and pickled onions. But how exactly does one find a ghoulish goblin on the one night of the year when everyone is in spooky fancy dress? A fabulously funny fast-paced adventure, perfect for fans of Terry Pratchett and Cressida Cowell.

Muse of Nightmares Lib/E (Paperback): Laini Taylor Muse of Nightmares Lib/E (Paperback)
Laini Taylor
R284 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R43 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Harry the Poisonous Centipede - A Story to Make You Squirm (Paperback): Harry the Poisonous Centipede - A Story to Make You Squirm (Paperback)
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"It's a Hoo-Min crackled George."
"Walking on its hairy biter feet "
But now it was Harry who felt brave.
"Come on Lets's peep at it."

Harry is a poisonous centipede but he's not "very" brave.Still, he "is" the star of this "seriously" squirmy story. Harry likes to eat things that wriggle and crackle, and things that are juicy and munchy But there are some things that a centipede must "never" try to eat -- dangerous things like flying swoopers, belly wrigglers, mid the most dangerous of all ... Hoo-Mins

Harry's mother makes him promise never to go up the Up-Pipe to the world of Hoo-Mins, but Harry's best friend, George, has other ideas And as every young Hoo-Min knows, when your best friend wants to do something that sounds exciting, it's very hard to say no. So George and Harry poke their feelers out and smell the air....and that's when their adventures begin.

Lynne Reid Banks's storytelling sparkles in this tale of her new centipede hero and his creepy-crawly world. Fizzing with fun, it will be a delightfully squirmy experience for all young readers.

Treehouse Collection 1 (Paperback): Treehouse Collection 1 (Paperback)
R372 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R65 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Andy and Terry live in the WORLD'S BEST treehouse! This gift slipcase contains the first three books in the internationally bestselling and hilarious Treehouse series, written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton. The 13-Storey Treehouse has a giant catapult, a secret underground laboratory, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you're hungry! Just watch out for the sea monkeys, and the monkeys pretending to be sea monkeys, and the giant mutant mermaid sea monster . . . Oh, and, whatever you do, don't get trapped in a burp-gas-filled bubble! And there are 13 brand new storeys in 26-Storey Treehouse! Including a dodgem-car rink, a skate ramp, a mud-fighting arena, an anti-gravity chamber, an ice-cream parlour with seventy-eight flavours run by an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands, and the Maze of Doom - a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come out again - well, not yet anyway . . . Then in The 39-Storey Treehouse there's a chocolate waterfall you can swim in, a volcano for toasting marshmallows, a bulldozer-battling level, a baby-dinosaur-petting zoo, a not-very-merry merry-go-round, a boxing elephant called the Trunkinator, an X-ray room, a disco with a light-up dance floor, the world's scariest roller coaster and a top-secret thirty-ninth level which hasn't even been finished yet! But how can they enjoy all this brilliant stuff when they have to write a book faster they've ever done before? You'll have to read it to find out! Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!

Cavegirl (Paperback): Abie Longstaff Cavegirl (Paperback)
Abie Longstaff; Illustrated by Shane Crampton 1
R114 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R26 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Aggie needs to get a present for her Mum's birthday and Gron has a piece of amber that would be perfect! But getting the amber may be harder than Aggie thought, especially when a wild boar appears...

This prehistoric adventure from well-loved author Abie Longstaff is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves are for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Shane Crampton and fun characters young readers will find hard to resist.

Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories.

Book Band: Turquoise
Ideal for ages 6+

Feel the Fear (Paperback): Lauren Child Feel the Fear (Paperback)
Lauren Child 1
R182 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R47 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Ruby Redfort: supercool secret agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius The fourth book in the scarily awesome Ruby Redfort series, from Waterstones Children's Laureate and multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child. This time Ruby must pit her wits against a seemingly invisible foe. How do you set your sights on catching a light-fingered villain if you can't even see him...?

Rebel (Paperback): Marie Lu Rebel (Paperback)
Marie Lu 1
R235 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R64 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Respect the Legend. Idolize the Prodigy. Celebrate the Champion. But never underestimate the Rebel.

With unmatched suspense and her signature cinematic storytelling, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu plunges readers back into the unforgettable world of Legend for a truly grand finale.

Eden Wing has been living in his brother's shadow for years. Even though he's a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, and a brilliant inventor, most people know him only as Daniel Wing's little brother.

A decade ago, Daniel was known as Day, the boy from the streets who led a revolution that saved the Republic of America. But Day is no longer the same young man who was once a national hero. These days he'd rather hide out from the world and leave his past behind. All that matters to him now is keeping Eden safe--even if that also means giving up June, the great love of Daniel's life.

As the two brothers struggle to accept who they've each become since their time in the Republic, a new danger creeps into the distance that's grown between them. Eden soon finds himself drawn so far into Ross City's dark side, even his legendary brother can't save him. At least not on his own . . .

New Keepers (Paperback): Jayne Bauling New Keepers (Paperback)
Jayne Bauling
R190 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R26 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

In a future age labelled the Prosperity, Jabz rounds up a motley gang of adventure seekers to travel with him to the mountain of his vision. They don’t realise they’re expendable – their only purpose to fund the journey in Jabz’s old Quantum bus. But none of them has ventured into the Wildlands before. Are the rumours of wild people and savage animals true? And perhaps Jabz isn’t the only one keeping secrets . .

Island - World Book Day Pack of 50 (Paperback, World Book Day ed): David Almond Island - World Book Day Pack of 50 (Paperback, World Book Day ed)
David Almond 1
R454 Discovery Miles 4 540 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This World Book Day edition contains 50 paperbacks of Island.

Sixteen-year old Louise travels with her father to the island of Lindisfarne every year ever since she can remember – it’s the place Louise’s mother loved best of all.The arrival of Hassan from war-torn Syria changes everything. Louise is restless and yearning for independence, and the fiercely free and self-reliant Hassan fascinates her. He seems to know the island from long ago as if it were his home from birth. Hassan is an acrobat, maybe a sorcerer, possibly a source of great danger. The wild gang of boys who call the island their home want to cast him out.

The forces of love, death and hope move Louise and Hassan towards a deeper understanding of themselves and their place in a world that is both cruel and compassionate. Lindisfarne will change their lives forever.

Island is a hopeful and moving coming-of-age story set on the island of Lindisfarne; it was first published for World Book Day 2017.

Trompie Omnibus 6 (3-in-1) (Afrikaans, Paperback): Topsy Smith Trompie Omnibus 6 (3-in-1) (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Topsy Smith
R155 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R22 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

In hierdie omnibus, wat nůg drie gewilde Trompie-stories bevat, word die sproetgesig Grootkaptein en die Boksombende se avonture voortgesit. Die ondeunde Trompie het ’n sjarme wat tot oud en jonk spreek en nuwe lesers sal dadelik deur Trompie en die Boksombende se avonture meegevoer word. Hierdie omnibus bevat nog drie gewilde Trompie-stories.

Saartjie Omnibus 6 (3-in-1) (Afrikaans, Paperback): Bettie Naude Saartjie Omnibus 6 (3-in-1) (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Bettie Naude
R155 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R22 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

In hierdie omnibus, wat nůg drie gewilde Saartjie-stories bevat, word Saartjie Baumann, die langbeenmeisie met die wipneus, kuiltjies in die wange en duisende duiweltjies in haar oŽ, se avonture voortgesit. Daar kuier ’n seun in Lynnekom en hy en Saartjie kom sommer van die intrapslag af nie oor die weg nie.

Saartjie Omnibus 6 sluit die volgende gewilde stories in:

Saartjie se moleste (#16)

Saartjie se dagboek (#17)

Saartjie se gevaar (#18)

Throwback (Hardcover): Peter Lerangis Throwback (Hardcover)
Peter Lerangis
R370 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Peter Lerangis, the New York Times bestselling author of the Seven Wonders and Max Tilt series, returns with an electrifying new trilogy about a boy who discovers that he alone may be able to alter the course of history. Corey Fletcher has an active imagination. He sees things no one else does. Cracks jokes no one else gets. And goes places few would ever dare go. Like the past. All he needs is a metal artifact from a point in time, and Corey can go there. Although hundreds of time travelers live in secret throughout the world, including Corey's own grandfather, none has the ability to change past events. But when Corey accidentally saves a life while time traveling, he realizes that he is the first-ever "Throwback," with the power to alter life as we know it. Which means his own life is now in all sorts of danger. This is the first book in a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Peter Lerangis, whose books have sold over five and a half million copies worldwide.

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe (Paperback): Ally Condie The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe (Paperback)
Ally Condie 1
R229 R130 Discovery Miles 1 300 Save R99 (43%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Who do you become when you have nothing left to lose?

Poe Blythe, the seventeen-year-old captain of the Outpost's last mining ship has revenge on her mind as she and her crew voyage up the Serpentine River in search of gold. But there is something Poe wants even more than gold, however - to annihilate the river raiders who, two years ago, killed the boy she loved.

As Poe navigates the treacherous waters of the Serpentine and realizes there might be a traitor among her crew, she must also reckon with who she has become, who she wants to be, and the ways love can change, even and especially when you think all is lost.

The Jungle Gym (Paperback): Anton Cobb The Jungle Gym (Paperback)
Anton Cobb; Illustrated by Joan Coleman
R222 R178 Discovery Miles 1 780 Save R44 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
WaR: Wizards and Robots (Paperback): Will.I.Am, Brian David Johnson WaR: Wizards and Robots (Paperback)
Will.I.Am, Brian David Johnson 1
R188 R130 Discovery Miles 1 300 Save R58 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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...

Against All Gods (Paperback): Maz Evans Against All Gods (Paperback)
Maz Evans 1
R188 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R70 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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?

Pirate Blunderbeard 4: Worst. Movie. Ever. (Paperback): Amy Sparkes Pirate Blunderbeard 4: Worst. Movie. Ever. (Paperback)
Amy Sparkes; Illustrated by Ben Cort 1
R141 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort.

When super-famous actor Jolly Roger comes to make a movie on Crossbones Island, Pirate Blunderbeard is determined to get the main part. He just has to convince Jolly that his pet chicken, Boris, is a parrot (oh dear), act alongside an evil Giant DeathClaw Lobster (eek!), and beat his crafty brother Blackbeard to the lead role . . . What could possibly go wrong?

Pirate Blunderbeard might be in the worst movie ever, but it’s also the funniest. Laugh-out-loud fun for readers of 7+.

Friday Night's Dream, 3 - Dark Clover (Paperback): Nick Newberry Friday Night's Dream, 3 - Dark Clover (Paperback)
Nick Newberry
R189 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Save R27 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dragons are real. Alfie knows because he came face-to-face with one during his summer holiday. Arriving back in the charmed city of Wyckerton to start his third year as a wizard, Alfie's detective skills are immediately presented with a mystery by his best friend, Derek, who thinks he has discovered another suspicious object. They agree to track it down and deal with it. When Alfie unpacks his luggage he uncovers a map, he doesn't know how it got there or where it will lead. He soon learns that he has been chosen to unravel another mystery. Threatened by Dark wizards at every turn, Alfie tests his skill as a wizard as he struggles to outwit them with the help of his friends...

Queen of Ruin (Paperback): Tracy Banghart Queen of Ruin (Paperback)
Tracy Banghart 1
R230 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R83 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The breathtaking sequel to Grace and Fury. A fierce tale of sisterhood, courtly intrigue, and heart pounding action, perfect for fans of Red Queen and The Selection.

Nomi and Malachi find themselves powerless and headed towards their all-but-certain deaths. Now that Asa sits on the throne, he will stop at nothing to make sure Malachi never sets foot in the palace again.

Nomi's sister, Serina, is far away on the prison island of Mount Ruin - but it is in the grip of revolution and Serina leads. The women there have their sights set on revenge beyond the confines of their island prison. They will stop at nothing to gain freedom for the entire kingdom. But first they'll have to get rid of Asa, and only Nomi knows how.

Separated once again, this time by choice, Nomi and Serina must forge their own paths as they aim to tear down the world they know, to build something better in its place.

Running Wild (Hardcover, Epub Edition): Michael Morpurgo Running Wild (Hardcover, Epub Edition)
Michael Morpurgo 1
R307 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R91 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Luxury collector's hardback gift edition. An epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the bestselling author of `War Horse' and `Born to Run'. For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn't just a holiday. It's an escape, a new start, a chance to put things behind them - things like the death of Will's father. And to begin with, it seems to be just what they both needed. But then Oona, the elephant Will is riding on the beach, begins acting strangely, shying away from the sea. And that's when the tsunami comes crashing in, and Oona begins to run. Except that when the tsunami is gone, Oona just keeps on running. With nothing on his back but a shirt and nothing to sustain him but a bottle of water, Will must learn to survive deep in the jungle. Luckily, though, he's not completely alone... He's got Oona.

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