The Spook, his apprentice Tom Ward and Alice have fought evil side by side for years. But can they survive the final destruction of the Fiend? The final battle with the Dark approaches in Joseph Delaney's worldwide hit "Spook" series . . .
For years, the local Spook has been keeping the County safe from evil. Now his time is coming to an end, but who will take over? Many apprentices have tried . . . Some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Just one boy is left. Thomas Ward. He is the last hope.
Thomas Ward's final battle with the Fiend is drawing near, but he has never felt more alone in his task. Isolated and afraid, Tom must risk his life against a ferocious vampire god, even as he learns that the final destruction of the Fiend may involve a sacrifice more terrible than he can imagine...
Fiction/Picture booksA funny, imaginative story from the creator of the award winning Eat Your Peas. Inside Billy's bucket he can see all kinds of magnificent sea creatures. Bright and exciting illustrations. Readership level: 0-5yrs.
Following the first year of his apprenticeship as an Arena 13 combatant, Leif seeks information from his late father's people. There he learns more about the man, who was the greatest arena fighter ever seen. The man who came so close to destroying the demon Hob, but paid a terrible price for every victory.
Teenage romanceThe story of a 17 year-old who whiles away her time by writing in the ramshackle old castle where she lives. A BBC production is planned. Readership level: 11+.
Fantasy & magical realism/Animal storiesA special winter story based on Jacques's successful Redwall series. This edition features new and familiar faces, sumptuous illustrations and children's storytelling at its best. Colour throughout. Readership level: 9-11yrs.
Fiction/Picture booksLatest paperback picture book from Raymond Briggs. One night, a big white polar bear comes to stay with Tilly, and although he's got big black claws and huge yellow teeth, his furry coat is warm and soft, and Tilly decides he's the cuddliest thing in the whole world. Tilly's parents think he's a figment of her imagination, but is he? "Touching and funny...Beautifully illustrated" Observer Full colour throughout, readership level: 6+.
Fiction/Picture booksCelebrating the power of a child's imagination, this original picture book by the first ever Children's Laureate is "Quentin Blake at his richest" (The Guardian). In a land of unlimited possibilities a brother and sister discover a ship made entirely of trees, and with its owner and bosun, set out on a summer of adventures on the high seas. Readership level: 7+