Kids will learn all about the night sky, from the moon to constellations to planets, in this new National Geographic Reader. The level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for beginning readers.
Hidden somewhere beyond the highest clouds is the castle of Destino, a school for very special students. They’re the Melowies, little unicorns born with a symbol on their wings and a hidden magical power. But Destino is also a place where friendships are born, where the Melowies find their courage, and where they learn their path to growing up.
Ms. Frizzle takes the class on a trip to a Pacific Island, where the Magic School Bus provides them with individual submarines, and they learn about fish schools and the behavior of undersea animals--and try to avoid being eaten by a shark.
Seatbelts, everyone! The Magic School Bus is back and ready to ride again. Professor Frizzle's kid sister Fiona might be the new teacher at Walkerville Elementary, but she's got the same old motto: take chances, make mistakes, and get messy! She decides to take the class camping, but come night fall their tent grounds are pitch black.
The Melowies finally start the Art of Powers class which teaches them to strengthen the power they were born with. Clio, having been left at Destino when she was born, does not know the realm she is from and does not know what her power is. She must take lessons in all of the realms in order to find out which she belongs to. Clio learns she is not the...
Travel the world, from the plains of Africa to the Great Wall of China, in the Anywhere-Anyplace Machine along with the Berenstain Bears, in this lively addition to the classic New York Times best-selling series. Simultaneous. 50,000 first printing.
From leading breakfast radio star Christian O'Connell comes a brilliant and laugh-out-loud story of an ordinary boy with an extraordinary secret radio show. (Broadcast from his shed.) Meet Spike, aka Radio Boy: a new Adrian Mole on the radio for the internet generation. Spike's your average awkward 11 year old, funny and cheeky and with a mum to reckon with.
Can the worst pirate ever find his way home from the Island of No Return? My stupid brother has tricked me into the worst holiday ever... on the Island of No Return. I'm stuck here with just a chicken for company unless I can find some treasure - then Blackbeard says he will come and get me (nice of him).
Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Mum is making me take part in the stupid Pirate of the Year Award. All I have to do is fight an enormous sea monster, (doom), beat my oh-so-brilliant brother at something (please please please) and find the legendary treasure that no one has ever found EVER in the history of EVER (easy peasy,...
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year'I loved The Explorer' Jacqueline Wilson 'Rundell is now unarguably in the FIRST RANK' Philip PullmanFrom his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him.
A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David's inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field's witty, stylish illustrations. What if it was every day?
Using black line illustrations on framed acetate pages, this unique book allows fans to project their favourite scenes from the Harry Potter films at home with a torch.The wizarding world's favourite sport, Quidditch is a magical game played high up in the air with Quaffles, Bludgers and broomsticks.
There are five friendly witches to meet in this Halloween addition to the much-loved That's not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages and touching the textured patches as they try to find their witch.The bright pictures and textured patches to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.
Wonky wand mishaps, froggy fiascos, and water fights! When it's a super hot sunny day, there's only one thing to do with all your friends ...have a WATER FIGHT! For Nixie the naughty fairy this is the perfect opportunity to come up with some of her ingenious inventions to make the fairies' swimming party really go with a splash ...and a BANG! Oops!
Imagine your misfortune if, like Stanley Yelnats, you found yourself the victim of a miscarriage of justice and interned in Camp Green Lake Correctional Institute. How would you survive? Thoughtfully Louis Sachar has learnt his knowledge and expertise to the subject and created this wonderful, quirky, and utterly essential guide to toughing it out in the...
"My name is Book and I'll tell you the story of my life." Non fiction like you've never read it before!Quirky and humorous, part poetry, part reflection, this is the story of the book told by none other than Book himself! This extraordinary character begins by reminding us of his origins in oral story and clay tablets, then ponders on papyrus, parchment...
Fifth-grade language arts teacher Mrs. Granger comes to regret her lesson that language is controlled by human beings when Nick Allen begins a wildly successful campaign to rename the ballpoint pen.
The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.
Cool Kids Cook is an informative, fun and stylish first cookbook for the pre-teen market. Children from ages 7 to 14 are getting more and more interested in getting into the kitchen. Moreover, they want a cook book that looks quite cool and grown-up, has lots of interesting and fun facts about food background, but that doesn't include recipes for rice...
Candlewick Sparks titles offer newly independent readers the chance to experience early fiction from some of today's most talented author-and-illustrator teams.
Kung Pow Chicken is the superhero everyone has been waiting for!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books...
This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!
An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library.
From the author of THE PARENT AGENCY comes a thrilling, funny and touching new adventure. Fred and Ellie are twins. But not identical (because that's impossible for a boy and a girl).They do like all the same things, though. Especially video games. Which they are very good at.