From Jamaica to Japan, from Australia to Azerbaijan, this vibrant book takes you on an adventure across the modern world. Through dense rainforest, over snow-capped mountains and across dry deserts, explore countries of all shapes and sizes and discover the cities, ruins and natural wonders that make them unique. Age: 8+
When Elsie is underwater, she remembers things - flashes of the day her brother Eddie vanished. The deeper she dives, the less pain she feels; she can forget that it was all her faullt. The only trouble is, eventually you have to come up for air... Recommeded Age: Young Adults
It´s Midsummer Night...In the woods outside Athens, two fairies are up to mischief. Their spells lead to chaos, confusion and a weaver with a head of a donkey. This is a magical retelling of one of Shakespeare´s most popular comedies. Word Count: 1500-2500 words
What´s under the Bed? travels to mysterious world that is just beneath our feet. Follow the underground adventures of two children and their cat who explore secret caves, fossils, and even silver, gold and diamonds before discovering what really is under the bed.
Let´s build a house! But what sort of house should it be? And what do we need to build it? It could be a shack on a beach, or it could be a skyscraper. Try building a bungalow or even a castle! Join in the imaginative play as a group of children plan their houses and discover the materials and techniques needed to build them.
In this book you will learn how light can bend, discover how sound can travel and make a telephone out of plastic cups and string! At the back of each book, colourful craft activities and notes for parents and teachers will help every reader get creative as they learn. Recommended age: 6+
For a thousand years Olympic competitors didn´t wear any clothes... In 1912 a marathon runner fell asleep by the roadside. He finished the course in 1966... For nearly a century, women weren´t allowed to run the marathon - in case they exhausted themselves! The extraordinary story of the Olympic Games and the funny, surprising, heroic exploits of winners...
Meet Dirty Bertie - a boy with nose-pickingly DISGUSTING HABITS! He´s full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it´s TROUBLE you´re after, look no further - Bertie´s sure to be up to his neck in it! Three wickedly funny stories featuring the world´s grubbiest trouble magnet! TOOTHY! ZOOM! HOT!