It,s the hotly anticipated sequel to the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, WITHERING TIGHTS - laugh your tights off as Tallulah Casey and her bonkers mates return for a new term at Dother Hall performing arts college. Boys, snogging and bad acting guaranteed! Yaroooo! Tallulah,s triumphant Heathcliff in 'Wuthering Heights... read more
A musical version of Badjelly, written and narrated by Spike Milligan with music composed and arranged by Ed Welch. Tracklist: Badjelly the witch (a musical tale) The ABC Maverick I've got that photograph of you On the ning nang nong The silly old baboon
It's a big day for the Potter's Barn Band - their first concert! But nobody can remember the words. The animals need a plan - and fast!
A bewitching world of mystery and magic awaits you! Meet singing elves with magical feet; skeletons that move of their own accord; and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. Master storyteller Hugh Lupton is at his exceptional best as he shares the most mysterious tales in his repertoire.
Jude's family are crazy, quirky, bizarre...her mum brings her nothing but trouble and her dad thinks he's Elvis! All she wants is a hassle-free life - but it's not easy when she's chasing a trail of broken promises. Things go from bad to worse, but could the floppy-haired boy from school be her knight on shining rollerblades.... read more
Six unique children face a terrifying enemy in the first of a brand new fantasy sequence from best-selling Cliff McNish. Six children leave the comfort of their homes. They are drawn to Coldharbour - an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls and rubbish tips. Emily and Freda, the twins, scuttle bright eyed and insect-like ... read more
Calma Harrison is in love. Not just with herself but also with the handsome checkout guy at Crazi-Cheep. But when Calma gets a job at Crazi-Cheep, her cynical approach to customer service makes headlines. And then there's the rest of her life, which is fast falling apart.
|Awards:||Winner of Brandford Boase Award 2005 and Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2004. Shortlisted for Orange Award for New Writers 2005 and British Book Awards: Children's Book of the Year 2005 and Booktrust Teenage Prize 2005 and Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 2004.|
Daisy, an American girl is sent from New York to stay with her charmingly shambolic family of British cousins. Daisy has had a troubled background but slowly begins to piece herself together with the the help of her super-eccentric and slightly psychic cousins. Not only does Daisy get better as she easily succumbs to the char... read more
Jiggy McCue's clothes keep disappearing - in public. Suddenly, when there are teachers, friends, neighbours and total strangers about, he hasn't a stitch on. What's causing this? And what can Jiggy, Pete and Angie do to stop it? All is revealed in Jiggy's most embarrassing adventure yet. This work is read by actor Kris Marsha... read more
|Series:||Casson Family S.|
It's Valentines Day and everything's changing in the Casson household. Indigo sets out to do something special to win over Sarah and ends up organising the Valentines Day disco and playing cupid. Saffy has a strange new boyfriend who teaches her all about the stars. Sarah falls very ill - when she can no longer laugh it off S... read more
A compelling story of three unforgettable young women, in the tradition of Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants. This is a wonderfully passionate & absorbing novel exploring the lives of three very different girls in their first year out of school, who share an inner city house. All three girls come from the same small country ... read more
|Series:||Piccolo and Annabelle|
The first book in an enchanting new series for children. Young Piccolo Grande lives in his fine old family home. But one fateful afternoon his neat and ordered life is turned upside down and inside out when noisy, round and red-faced Annabelle bursts into his life. She claims to be his great aunt but Piccolo recognises her fo... read more
Age 711. In a far-off desert world remarkably similar to outback Australia, evolution has taken an unexpected turn. The dominant life form is a creature covered in fur but with living steel panels beneath. It gnaws on bones and sniffs lampposts but fills up on oil, brake fluid and petrol. And it's wonderfully clever with its ... read more
Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, running errands in his city, day and night, and high-stacking around the rooftops in search of new mysteries to solve. A fantastic romp through a Dickensian-style city, with a wonderful new hero in the guise of Barnaby. After collecting a strange parcel from a deserted ship in the fog of the... read more
This is the thrilling sequel to the award-winning Keeper.As the city of San Juan pulses to summer's sluggish beat, its teenage football prodigy El Brujito, the Little Magician, vanishes without trace. Paul Faustino, South America's top sports journalist, is reluctantly drawn into the mystery. As a story of corruption and murd... read more
Australias most popular young adult author John Marsden delivers the much anticipated second title in The Ellie Chronicles. Incurable follows While I Live, the post-war series featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton, heroine and narrator of the Tomorrow series. I held my line. I knew from the war, if not from shooting ra... read more