What happens during the week with the birds I see. Blue level titles introduce children to sentence structures and common word endings. This level also teaches how to read with insight, encouraging children to stress words in bold type for example. In PM Stars favourite characters take centre-stage. The series is packed with beautiful illustrations and photographs, and comprises ‘narrative’, ‘families’ and ‘non-fiction’ strands.
Escape with Sunday Times bestseller Tasmina Perry into an intoxicating world where games are played to mask the truth where there is no one you can trust and where being too good at your job can put your life in danger...Anna Kennedy loves her career. A young associate with a top media law firm she's the lawyer to the stars hiding their sins from the hungry media. When Anna fails to prevent a damaging story being printed about heart-throb movie star Sam Charles she finds herself fighting to save not only his reputation but also her own. But Anna is about to uncover a scandal more explosive than even Sam's infidelities. A party girl is already dead and those responsible are prepared to silence anyone who stands in their way. Not least a pretty young lawyer who knows too much...
Including: A Ceder Cove Christmas Mother-to-be Mary Jo Wyse arrives in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve, pregnant and alone. However, the people of Cedar Cove are happy to lend a hand. There’s more than enough hope and love to go round this Christmas!
Once you’ve kissed him... The sexy, fast-living heir to a multi-million-dollar news and entertainment dynasty, Dion Donovan is the man every woman wants. Despite his playboy rep, Dion’s heart belongs to Lyra Anderson. He’s never forgotten the kiss they shared…right before she left Miami for a new life in LA. Now she’s back, a successful photographer—and more desirable than ever. And this time, Dion’s not letting her get away. You’ll never forget him. Lyra will always be grateful to the family who took her in and raised her like one of their own. But it’s her childhood friend Dion who’s haunted her for the past ten years. Working together at the Donovan magazine empire makes Lyra crave Dion’s embrace even more. She knows the pitfalls of falling for the seductive bad boy. She also knows that loving this special Donovan may be worth every risk. Dark. Dashing. Dangerous . . . The...
I longed for a whole new life…but nothing prepared me for what I found Shy writer Bettina has clung for years to her safe, suburban world, until she receives a mysterious invitation to an infamous writers’ retreat. Her urge to leap into the unknown is at once terrifying and irresistible. Shocked, yet wildly drawn to the lavish, pleasure-seeking lifestyle of those around her, Bettina knows that these eight weeks will change her forever. Swept up in a maelstrom of lust, obsession and jealousy, Bettina finds herself torn between her need for two very different people in a love triangle where she will either be cherished…or consumed.
Play hide and seek with Wibbly Pig and his seven friends through the pages of this 'lift the flap' book - with a double flap surprise at the end. Open doors and lift cushions to find Tiny Pig's hiding place.
From The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog" to karate princesses and hot cross bottoms there's a Jeremy Strong story to suit every child's sense of humour. Jeremy's readers range from 7 to teen perfect for fans of Roald Dahl and Andy Stanton. Guess what's coming to town! The Animal Games! There'll be show-jumping for horses AND rabbits and discus for dogs - so of course I have to enter Streaker. Mum says a CARROT is more obedient than my dog but I think she can do it - Streaker can go for GOLD! Award-winning Jeremy Strong has written many wacky books for children aged 7-teen including" My Dad's Got an Alligator" and "My Brother's Famous Bottom". Most of which are illustrated by Nick Sharratt who also illustrates for Jacqueline Wilson! "The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog" is back causing more chaos and getting into more trouble in "The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog" "Lost! The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog" "Wanted!...
Hurray: you’re learning to read alone. It’s really interesting. So how can you build your skills with exciting books that give you a real taste of what’s out there? Good news: the Collins Big Cat series helps you do just that. Each pack brings you two fiction and two non-fiction books matched to your book band level. Plus a huge range of text types that let you enjoy books of all kinds from the start. You’ll even improve your speaking and listening skills with tips and activities. Perfect practice for reading in real life. Award-winning series full of lovely books from top authors Wide range of genres, formats, illustration styles and text types Builds speaking and listening skills as well as reading confidence Each book includes a reader response activity plus reading tips #bookpacks-0816
Katie Georgia and Alice were at each other's hen nights but now the chickens have come home to roost: their marriages have fallen apart and their friendships have been tested to the limits. Control-freak Katie has become a commitment-phobe -- there's no way she wants to get married again. Is there? Ambitious Georgia always puts her career first. If anyone gets hurt it's their look-out -- right? And faithful Alice wants to make a fresh start but can't get over her cheating ex -- and Georgia's betrayal. Hearts have been broken and feathers ruffled ...can the hens ever be reunited?
Modern November 2009 Will they keep it as strictly business? When billionaire Hunter Osland finds out his new employee is none other than his steamy one-night stand – and with their passion-filled encounter still fresh in his memory – he relishes the chance for more! Wary of getting too involved with her boss, Sinclair tries to keep their relationship professional. She wants an ordered life, and she can’t let herself slip between Hunter’s silk sheets once more. But he’s determined to see her tousled and tangled after hours!
Read all about the inner workings of the average household, and find out what happens to all the waste that’s generated every day, including what happens to rubbish when it is taken away, and the environmental issues arising from the different ways we dispose of rubbish in our homes.
A boy and a bear go to sea equipped with a suitcase a comic book and a ukulele. They are only travelling a short distance and it really shouldn't take long. But then their boat encounters 'unforeseeable anomalies'...Faced with turbulent stormy seas a terrifying sea monster and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich the odds soon become pitted against our unlikely heroes. Will the Harriet their trusted vessel withstand the violent lashings of the salty waves? And will anyone ever answer their message in a bottle? Brilliantly funny and tender this beautiful book maps the growth of a truly memorable friendship and tells the story of how when all becomes lost the most unexpected joys can be found.
It is 1827 and Matthew Hervey is on the look out for a new posting. He soon finds one in the Cape Colonies where there is need of a man to re-organise the local forces and in particular to form a new company of horse. Accompanied by a mixed-race captain from the disbanded Royal African Corps Hervey heads out into the great South African plains and towards the territory of the Zulu and their legendary leader King Shaka. But it is not till he nears the Umtata River that his fiercest battle really begins. For the Zulus fight like no army he has encountered before. As Hervey and his greenhorn troops are plunged into battle death is only a heartbeat away...Matthew Hervey has now joined Sharpe and Jack Aubrey as a creation of superlative skills and character." - "Birmingham Post"."
Is close to home really where the heart is? Eve has had enough neighbour trauma to last a lifetime, after her now ex-husband ran off with the woman next door. So when she moved on to a new state, a new city, a new everything, Eve was shocked to discover her new next-door neighbour was her fellow dumpee, Derek. The tall, dark and handsome former spouse of the woman Eve’s ex left her for. And when it came to her neighbourly policy, Eve was determined to remain strictly ‘hands-off.’ Only resisting Derek’s charm was almost impossible. Had they both travelled miles and miles just to find what they were looking for…right in their own backyard?
Glamorous, sophisticated, vibrant and infectious – New York is a city that will exceed your expectations. From the iconic sights of the Empire State Building and Times Square to the quirks of Grand Central Station and the sparkle of Fifth Avenue this pulsating metropolis will leave you wanting more. World-famous art galleries, vast museums, iconic structures and famous streets combine to create a metropolis that bursts at the seams with tempting delights. With such an infectious vibe this is a city that will certainly create a lasting impression.