Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.
A stirring and unputdownable read about what it means to be a woman today. Perfect for fans of Moxie and The Hate U Give. Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission.Sick of the way that young women are treated even at their 'progressive' New York City high school, they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. One problem - no one shows up. That...
Lock your doors! From the creators of the blockbuster horror video game Hello Neighbor comes the story that started it all. Unravel the mystery in this gripping prequel novel!Nicky Roth has always been a lonely kid. But that all changes when he and his family move to Raven Brooks and meet their eccentric neighbors, the Petersons.
'Action, adventure, wolves, snow ... this story has EVERYTHING. I devoured it so quickly I need to read it again.' EMMA CARROLLNorthumbria, 866.Washed ashore on a frozen English beach, Ylva's survived. She will not cry. She's meant to be strong.She's a Viking.
'A SPELLBINDING STORY, STEEPED IN MAGIC. I ADORED IT' - Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse. Three magical objects with the power to change their fate.Will they be enough to break the curse? Or will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger? ...
Imagine a world where everyone is kind - how can we make that come true? With gorgeous pictures by a host of top illustrators, KIND is a timely, inspiring picture book about the many ways children can be kind, from sharing their toys andgames to helping those from other countries feel welcome.
Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy: four sisters whose stories are forever imprinted in our hearts. But what if their stories had different endings? Reimagined by bestselling author Sophie McKenzie and told throughthe eyes of everybody's favourite sister, Becoming Jo perfectly captures the magic, exuberance and spirit of the original and much-loved book.
If you took a Bear to the cinema, what could possibly go wrong? EVERYTHING! Daisy loves the cinema, but Bear has never been. As the film starts, she munches, crunches and slurps through her treats. She needs the loo.Shelaughs, in all the wrong places,and takes a phonecall. Everyone is fed up with the bear, but when the film suddenly stops, Bear knows just...
The trouble began when Badger was wrapping Owl's birthday present. This particular roll of sticky tape was... particularly sticky! When Badger gets himself into a sticky situation, can anyone help to untangle him? A fabulously funny, quirky picture book from the incredibly talented Anna Doherty.
A hilarious, filmic and fast-paced crime-caper by 2019's funniest new voice in teen fiction, ideal for readers aged 11 and up. Some people rob banks because they're greedy. Others enjoy the adrenalin rush.Me? I robbed a bank because of guilt. Specifically: guilt and a Nepalese scented candle...
Christmas has been all things to all people: a religious festival, a family celebration, a time of eating and drinking. Yet the origins of the customs which characterize the festive season are wreathed in myth. When did turkeys become the plat du jour? Is the commercialization of Christmas a recent phenomenon, or has the emphasis always been on spending?
It's Christmas Eve and Theo - left at home with a babysitter - sees an odd-looking star out of his window and decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to disentangle themselves from the tree behind him, ready to wreak a little havoc
How Winston Delivered Christmas by Alex T. Smith is a festive book written in 241/2 chapters - one to share every day leading up to Christmas. Follow Winston the mouse as he sets out to deliver Oliver's letter to Father Christmas on Christmas Eve.He has a lot of Very Exciting Adventures on this Very Important Mission and makes some wonderful friends along...
This brightly coloured board book is specially designed to appeal to even tiny babies - with simple, high-contrast illustrations, touchy-feely tactile areas, fingertrails to trace and holes to peep through. Full of festive scenes such as santas and elves packing presents, accompanied by atmospheric Christmas music from the integrated sound panel.
Cosy up for Christmas with this brand-new festive story, starring everyone's favourite Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather! An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations.
A classic collection of festive poems, stories and activities by Kate Greenaway-winning author, Shirley Hughes. This beautiful Christmas anthology contains winter adventures, seasonal poems, festive recipes and easy-to-make craft activities as well as Shirley Hughes' trademark warm and classic illustrations.
The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.
A fabulous clothbound hardback book with simple arrangements of traditional Christmas music for voice and piano. There are lyrics for all the carols, and chords for playing on a guitar, and the melody line can also be played on a recorder or violin. With beautiful illustrations, this lovely book will be enjoyed for many Christmasses.