A captivating retelling of the story of Grace O'Malley, the Pirate Queen of Ireland. Grace is a true daughter of the fearsome O'Malley clan, and while still a child she yearns to help her father fight to keep Henry VIII's invading English armies out of Ireland. But battlefields are not seen as places for women, and for years she must sit idly at
From the beloved author of Babe come three more adventures from feisty farmer-to-be Sophie. Now whimsically re-imagined by the perceptive paintbrush of award-winning illustrator Hannah Shaw. In this book Sophie visits the farm, learns to ride a pony AND gets to visit Great Aunt Al in the Scottish Highlands!
Get ready to laugh your football socks off with this side-splitting joke book from the creators of the bestselling Football School series. What's a striker's favourite magic routine? A hat trick!Why was the peacock sent off? It was a professional fowlWhat's a chip-lover's top footie show? Catch of the Day, with Gary Vinegar
A rollicking fairy-tale adventure from the makers of The Adventures of Alfie Onion, The Cherry Pie Princess andTom & Tallulah and the Witches' Feast. Princess Persephone Stephanie Tiffany Jane ("Pom" for short) HATES being a princess. Her parents have no time for her - especially her dad, the King of Struggen, who's busy plotting against the...
The hit Netflix series from the Duffer Brothers is now a spine-tingling comic that recounts Will Beyers' harrowing survival in the treacherous Upside Down! When Will Byers finds himself in the Upside Down, an impossible dark parody of his own world, he's understandably frightened. But that's nothing compared with the fear that takes hold when he realizes...
A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen and his mum are struggling and there's nobody he can talk to.Hidden away in the park, Owen feels free to be himself. When the war-weary soldier is listening, his worries slip away.
Welcome to the Puppy Place -- where every puppy finds a home!Charles needs an idea for his science project fast! But when the Petersons take in Roxy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and Chihuahua mix with an injured leg, Charles has an idea. Can Charles train this new pup using the scientific method and help her find a new home?
Maisie and Dylan love Mrs Moon. She picks them up from school every day and they have great fun together. But then things start to get strange: a coat without sleeves, old socks as Christmas decorations, a missing dog, an imaginary folk band...The children want to help, but what should they do for the best?
Strange things are happening at the school. When Freya and Honey stumble upon a hidden tunnel and decide to investigate, they will need all their skills to make it back safely... Have you read the other Unicorn Academy stories?:Sophia and RainbowScarlett and BlazeAva and StarIsabel and CloudLayla and DancerOlivia and SnowflakeRosa and Crystal
They're the perfect partners. While camping in the woods, Matilda, Pearl and their friends discover that magic is draining from the oldest tree on the island. They're sure someone is up to no good but they'll have to think fast to stop them!Have you read the other Unicorn Academy stories?
Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can't wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn't even REAL! So pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths, as told by Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham, in collaboration with the British Museum. Now...
Knitbone Pepper and his ghostly animal friends are thrilled when a vintage plane lands at Starcross Hall, bringing with it Martin the hamster's beloved ghostly owner. But this visitor is a human ghost, and that means only one thing - mischief!
When Eddy Stone accidentally releases a wizard from a cursed lamp, his town's wishes start coming true and his world is turned upside down. Tumbling into a land of genies, mad emperors and dancing camels, can Eddy put a stop to this wayward wishing?
Welcome to The Nothing to See Here Hotel! A hotel for magical creatures run by Frankie Banister and his parents. 'Exuberant story and witty illustrations, this is my kind of book!' Chris Riddell 'Giggles guaranteed' Nick SharrattFrankie Banister and his family are preparing to celebrate Grandad Abraham's 175th birthday - an occasion that's going to be...
Everyone is already the spell of this bewitchingly funny series from Kaye Umansky... 'Umansky is one of our most delightful comic writers. Read aloud and chortle together...' The Sunday Times, Book of the Week 'A Bewitching tale, charmingly told and is certain to delight any witch in the making' M.G, Leonard, award-winning author of Beetle Boy '
Okay, if you are still with us, here is what we can share: Russell is a middle schooler; he excessively doodles in his spiral notebook; he has two best friends, Charlotte and Preston; he is not-so-great at sports; and he is pond scum. Nicknamed Swamp Kid by his classmates, Russell has algae for hair, a tree trunk of a right arm, webbed toes, and a parsnip...
In the aftermath of The PolarShield Project, Jon Kent and Damian Ian Wayne, the respective sons of Superman and Batman, are on the run! With their hometown in ruins, and in the absence of their heroic fathers, Jon and Ian are on a mission to find a sample of the deadly virus that's threatening Wyndemere and Jon's mother, Lois Lane.
Alice and her beloved pony are off to train at Devon's world-class yard - following in the footsteps of the British showjumping team! Alice and Secret have gone further than anyone thought possible . . .but on the day of the showjumping trials for the British team, Alice has to make an almost impossible choice.
Ermine the Determined has landed in London! She can't wait to see Big Ben, ride a red bus, and help her new friend Minty uncover her family's lost Tudor treasure. But someone else has got their eyes on the prize... Can Ermine and Minty find their fortune before the devious villain grabs the gold?
First published in 1977, this cult classic has been reissued for a new generation of ghost-hunters. This book is for anyone who has shivered at shadowy figures in the dark, heard strange sounds in the night or felt the presence of a mysterious `something' from the unknown.
Norse god Thor is always itching for a fight. So when he's presented with a magical war hammer, he can't wait to go into battle. From Asgard to the realms beyond, Thor confronts fearsome opponents including a gigantic sea serpent and the king of the frost giants.The mythical Norse warrior is vividly brought to life in this fantastic graphic adventure.
Young Jason has been set a seemingly impossible task - to retrieve the legendary Golden Fleece from a deadly fire-breathing dragon. Ravenous harpies and six-armed giants are just some of the perils he must face to reach the prize and reclaim his kingdom. The timeless Greek legend is adapted with dynamic style in this action-packed graphic adventure.
Stig and Tilde are just following along with tradition when they find themselves on an unexpected adventure. Keeping with a local tradition, Stig and Tilde hop on a dinghy and head to a desert island to survive alone without adult supervision. However, a unexpected detour leads them to the wrong island and it looks like it's inhabited by something that...
A selection of fiction books adequate for children from 10 to 12 years old. Titles may vary according to availability at the publisher's. An attractive discount is applied on the pack, making it ideal for classroom library / library in general.