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.
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...
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+
Hansel and Gretel are lost and starving in the deep, dark forest. Even stale bread and a scary stepmother would be better than endless trees. Then they spy a house made of chocolate and cake. Surely it´s too good to be true... Word Counter: 1200 - 2000
Business is booming for the shoemaker and his wife, until a rival seller steals their customers. With only one piece of leather left, the future looks glum. Then two elves arrive, on their own secret mission... Word Count: 1200 - 2000
Max is learning to be a sorcerer and can´t wait to try out some magic on his own. Left alone in the castle one day, he grabs his chance. And Max´s spell works very well - until he finds he can´t stop it. He is in a big trouble now... Word Count: 1200 -2000