America's favorite baby-sitters come to life in a graphic novel. Poor Stacey. She's moved to a new town. She's still coming to terms with her diabetes.
In this new graphic novel edition of the very first BABY-SITTERS CLUB book, Raina Telgemeier captures all the drama of the original in warm, spunky illustrations. Witness Kristy's eureka moment, when she gets the idea for a "baby-sitters club" and enlists her best friends, shy Mary Anne and artistic Claudia, in an exciting new venture. But the baby-sitting business isn't the only thing absorbing their attention: Kristy is having a hard time accepting her stepdad-to-be, and the newest member of the gang, Stacey, seems to be hiding a secret.
The hazy days of Wimbledon are the unlikely first link in a terrifying chain of events. Alex Rider, reluctant teenage spy, is forced into hiding after his recce mission as a ballboy makes him a target for a murderous Chinese gang. Sent to the island Skeleton Key, Alex is thrown into further danger as from there, General Sarov - an insane Russian - has plans to destroy the world. Alone, with just a handful of gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov as the seconds tick away... Full-colour, action-packed, manga-style art.
A terrorist doesn't let strangers into her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.
James is a 12-year-old boy from the wrong side of the tracks, sent to a children's home when his mother dies and his stepfather disowns him. But CHERUB is recruitin... read more
On the face of things, being a tall mutant Triceratops would be an advantage. Especially if you've gone to the future and been given a state of the art ray gun to fight bad guys with. Unfortunately for Blastosaurus, this is not the case.
This is the story of a mutant dinosaur making his way in the world...
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 16 Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus turns up in Gaul to investigate the creative accountancy of Governor Varius Flavus. When the quaestor is poisoned, he turns to Getafix the druid and the other Gauls for help.
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 11 The hero Vercingetorix once defeated Julius Caesar near Gergovia in the Arvernian country. Although the tables were turned later at the battle of Alesia, the Gauls remember Gergovia as a glorious victory. Years later, Caesar plans to parade with Vercingetorix's shield - but where can it be? The Romans and the Gauls race to find it.
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders.The Romans capture Cacofonix as a gift for Caesar who plans to throw him to the lions. To get into Circus Maximus and rescue their bard, Asterix and Obelix have to become Gladiators.
The Druid Getafix has broken his golden sickle, so Asterix and Obelix visit Lutetia to buy a new one. Unfortunately the sicklesmith (a cousin of Obelix's) has mysteriously gone missing. Will Getafix ever be able to brew magic potion again?
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders.<br><br>The Romans have invaded Britain but one village still holds out against them. At his British cousin Anticlimax's request, Asterix sets off to help, with a barrel full of magic potion
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 12 The famous Olympic Games are to be held in Athens - and Asterix, Obelix and their friends enter. The competition will be formidable but our heroes are determined they will find a way to win.
Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 10 Asterix and Obelix enlist in the Roman army to rescue Tragicomix, the forcibly conscripted fiance of the beautiful Panacea.
On being demobilised from the Roman army Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village. Soon, however, he swaps them for a drink in a tavern and the landlord Orthopaedix, his wife Angina and their daughter Influenza set off to claim their rights. Strange to say, Asterix and his friends don't see it quite the same way.
When violence and terror slash scarlet claws through mortal lives, they leave death, ashes and an aching thirst for revenge. In ancient China, martial arts have been outlawed. When the Qing Emperor's army attacks the dissident monks of the Shaolin Temple, only five escape the resulting inferno. The fugitives flee, vowing to spread their forbidden knowledge. One survivor, Monk Who Doubts, plans bloody revenge, while another, the nun Ng Mui, raises an orphaned girl child. By the time Deadly Plum Blossom is in her teens, she is l... read more
Witness a tale of love, fairies, and betrayal in this classic tale retold in graphic-novel format. Theseus, duke of Athens is preparing for his marriage when Hermia, and her father, Egeus, burst into his court and beg for Theseus' judgment regarding whom Hermia, Egeus' daughter, should marry. Theseus tells Hermia she must marry Demetrius, even though she really loves Lysander. At nightfall, the two young lovers run off to the forest to be married in secret. However, Demetrius discovers their deception and charges into the fores... read more
When a huge bounty is posted on a Cheyenne man for the apparent theft of a pedigree horse, the bounty hunter Elliot Belt will stop at nothing to pocket it-not even at triggering a new Indian war if he has to. Lucky Luke must juggle keeping him in check, appeasing the irate Cheyenne, and trying to save the suspected thief from Old West-style summary justice. A cheerful homage to the golden age of Hollywood westerns.
Grand Duke Leonid of Russia is in Washington to sign a commercial treaty on behalf of the Tsar. But this larger-than-life aristocrat has read too much Fennimore Cooper and wants to visit the West. The US government is forced to agree to his whim - but wisely chooses Lucky Luke to escort him to the cattle capital of the West: Abilene. A good thing, too, because the Russian Grand Duke encounters real American desperadoes on his visit!