A story of friendship and greed, loyalty and courage. It stars such characters as: young Jim Hawkins, the terrifying Blind Pew, the wild man Ben Gunn, and one of literature's most dastardly villains, the charming, crafty, and utterly unscrupulous Long John Silver.
Investigations into the "accidental" deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy - an exclusive school for rebellious rich kids, run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high on an isolated mountain peak in the French Alps.
One summer's day, ten-year-old Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries - and comes home with a dog. Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. He is big, skinny and smelly, but he has a winning smile and helps Opal to make lots of friends that summer.
From the former Children's Laureate and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal comes a stunning and perceptive story about worry and anxiety. One day Willy goes to the park. Its a sunny day, but a cloud hovers over him and he can't join in the fun. What can Willy do to make this mysterious cloud go away? Exceptional illustrations combined with the insightful story make this an essential book for children.
A book for small children which reveals things that one can do to help conserve their world. It features things such as turning off the television properly, walking to school and turning off lights when leaving a room to conserve energy.
'Nothing is sweeter, as everyone knows, than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes!' With Mem Fox's gently rhyming text illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, best loved as the illustrator of the classic nursery join-in picture book 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt', this is an essential book for baby playtime - and the perfect gift for a new arrival!
Alex Rider is on the wrong side of the world - and the law. Alone in Sydney, he is recruited by the Australian government to infiltrate an organized people-smuggling ring: the violent criminal underworld of the Snakeheads. Working undercover as a refugee he moves to Bangkok, where he meets someone he can finally trust.
An illustrated cut-paper souvenir, featuring twelve of Berlin's most important sights: the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Alexanderplatz, Checkpoint Charlie, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Gendarmenmarkt, Museum Island, Eastside Gallery, Charlottenburg Palace, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Siegessaule and the Berlin Zoo.
Hbk PICTURE BOOK 3+ yrs From multi-award winning illustrator/author combo JON KLASSEN & MAC BARNETT.
A SLYLY FUNNY TALE about SOME VERY SNEAKY SHAPES.
1ST TALE in an EXCITING NEW TRILOGY. MEET TRIANGLE.