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
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!
What would it be like to be as small as a mouse - or as big as a house? Imagine exploring the depths of the ocean, tunnelling underground or travelling to the future. You can be whatever you want to be in this wonderfully detailed celebration of the imagination. Go on... JUST IMAGINE!
If you could go anywhere, where would you go? Seaside, forest, volcano, city, desert, or outer space? Who would you like as a friend? A pirate, an alien, a fairy, a robot, or Father Christmas? And what would you do for fun? Go skiing, bungee-jumping, surfing, exploring, or sunbathing? Go on...YOU CHOOSE!
I´m Dan Hope, and deep inside my head I keep a list of things I want to come true. For example, I want my sister, Ninja Grace, to go to university at the North Pole and only come back once a year. I want to be the first eleven-year-old to land on the moon. .... And finally, the biggest dream of all, I want my dad to love me. 291 pages Age 9+
How to become the most powerful boy in the universe 1 - Leave cheese-and-pickled-egg sandwich in lunchbox for thirteen weeks. 2 - Open lunchbox to find that sandwich has turned into a time machine. 3 - Try to stop someone evil stealing the most powerful sandwich of all time and changing the history of the universe forever. 318 pages Age 9+