Shorter Roald Dahl favourites with full-colour artwork. The only thing that could make us love them even more than we already do! Rarely in history has there been a storytelling team as truly magical as Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake. You need to witness their greatness. So do it in colour! Small in size but big on laughs, these funny stories are the perfect place to start exploring Roald Dahl’s world. Hilarious favourites from an iconic dream team Short easy-read novels perfect for younger fans Fabulous Quentin Blake artwork in full colour Bursting with Roald Dahl’s wit and imagination
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One girl. Two brothers. The biggest decision of her life...Just when she thought she had all the answers...Isabel has only ever loved two boys Conrad and Jeremiah Fisher. One broke her heart; the other made her happier than she ever thought she'd be. But each brother is keeping a secret and this summer Isabel must choose between the Fisher boys once and for all. Which brother will it be?
Bond is the number one series for 11 plus practice with nearly 50 years of experience. Written by expert authors Bond 10 Minute Tests offer timed continuous support for all 11 plus subjects from ages 7 - 12. Tried and trusted Bond has helped millions of children achieve 11 plus success. - Bite-sized practice of all key question types Timed practice for ideal for revision and consolidation of core topics. - A puzzle section containing 5 puzzles Reinforce core English skills introducing an element on fun into practice. - Answers and tips Handy pull-out section that can be removed easily. - Motivating progress chart Monitor progress and raise scores completing the chart after every paper. - Comprehensive parental advice Step-by-step support to help your child achieve 11 plus success. For 11 plus advice and other 11 plus practice resources visit www.bond11plus.co.uk.
September 1919: Twenty-years-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a clutch of letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War. They trained together. They fought together. But in 1917 Will laid down his guns on the battlefield and declared himself a conscientious objector an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family. The letters however are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep within him. One that he is desperate to unburden himself of to Marian if he can only find the courage. Whatever happens this meeting will change his life - forever.
Will has four brothers and it's chaos in his house! If he's not being teased by his big brother Marty he has to deal with the terrible three-headed bundle of cuteness that is his three younger brothers. Even worse his mother has the brilliant idea of packing Will and Marty off to the library during the holidays. She just doesn't understand! Not only is the library no fun it's also the habitat of the legendary librarian Spud Murphy. If you put a foot wrong it's rumoured she will use her dreaded gas-powered spud gun and you don't want that just ask Ugly Frank how he got his nickname! Eventually Will and Marty discover a love of books and that Mrs Murphy isn't so bad after all!
Dad is involved in an accident and needs help in a hurry! Luckily, he has Charlie a homeing pigeon with him. Charlie’s instincts provide a safe way to carry a message back home. Silver level titles (equivalent to the White bridging book band) use sentences with two or three clauses and the length of the texts extends to around 1000 words to help build reading stamina. Real-life problems are also introduced to encourage empathy. PM Plus Storybooks feature a classic story structure with tension, climax and resolution to engage young readers. The books have been written using carefully selected vocabulary to ensure children experience reading success.
This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new smaller format of the Look Inside" series perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work what happens when they eat how their lungs use oxygen and much more."
It's holiday time and all the English Roses have exciting plans. Nicole and Amy are visiting a creative arts camp. Charlotte's off to her family's villa in the south of France. And Grace has invited Binah to come to Atlanta and visit her cousins. Binah is so excited and she can't wait to meet her friend's family. But her trip gets off to a bad start with terrible travel sickness on the aeroplane and then homesickness once she's on the ground. Can Grace and her brothers save Binah's vacation?
Berlitz Pocket Guide Athens" gives you reliable user-friendly detail with stunning colour photography to uncover this deeply historic city telling you all you need to know about its attractions: from the timeless beauty of the Parthenon temple and the world-class New Acropolis Museum stunning showcase for the antiquities of the Acropolis to the old Plaka quarter with its pretty maze of streets and restaurants and day trips to the islands. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you get around. To inspire you the book offers a rundown of Athens' Top 10 Attractions followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day. The What to Do chapter suggests ways to spend your spare time from nightlife and shopping to the summer Athens Festival. The book provides all the essential background information including a historical overview and an Eating Out chapter covering Greek cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings...
Don’t just read – read aloud! With a treasure-trove of 15 favourite tales, each accompanied by an audio retelling read by a professional storyteller.
Mira June 2009 From the sparkling ballrooms of Regency London to the wealthy glamour of the country house – let Stephanie Laurens be your guide! Content with her humdrum country life, Miss Dorothea Darent had no intention of marrying. She knew that her unfashionable curves and her outspoken ways made her a disastrous match for any gentleman of the ton. But one kiss from a dashing stranger changed everything. Gossips said that the scandalous Marquis of Hazelmere would never choose a bride. But when he encountered Dorothea, he was entranced. He didn’t expect Dorothea’s unconventional sweetness and charm to take the glittering world of the Regency by storm. The lady was surrounded by suitors – and now the confirmed rake must fight for his beautiful prize! “Laurens’ writing shines” Publishers Weekly
Mountains form some of the world’s largest and most dramatic landforms, and are where most of our rivers start. They are a venue for many recreational activities and a challenge for people who climb them. Text forms include explanations, verse and procedural writing. Gold level titles introduce children to more complex sentences with an average length of 10 words and help to develop reading strategies such as breaking long words down into syllables. For children who prefer to read non-fiction texts, the PM Plus Non-fiction titles offer carefully researched information thematically linked to key learning areas. The texts are supported with superb photography and realistic illustrations.
Bond is the number one series for 11 plus (11+) practice with over 45 years of experience. Written by expert authors Bond Tests and Papers offer comprehensive support for all 11 plus subjects. Tried and trusted Bond has helped millions of children achieve 11 plus success. Bond UP TO SPEED provides practice papers for children who find Verbal Reasoning challenging. The questions are carefully pitched to reinforce their skills and then gently raise the challenge. - 8 Focus tests: carefully levelled questions designed to help acquire and reinforce techniques in all 11+ question types. - 8 Mixed papers containing a full range of question types: full test practice to help raise your child's potential. - Motivating progress chart answers and ideas for improving scores: Step-by-step support and advice.
Medical November 2011 What does Dustyreally want for Christmas?Extract from the Diary of Dusty McPherson, aged 10I’ve never had a proper family Christmas. It’s always just been me and my mum Jess. But now I’ve met my cool Uncle Ben. He’s a doctor – just like my mum. I didn’t know him until recently, but now I’m starting to know what it’s like to have a dad around. Uncle Ben makes Mum smile, and I even caught them kissing. But when I told her she blushed! As soon as Christmas is over we’re going home. But if I’m a really good boy maybe Uncle Ben might want to come too?
Cowboys Like Us With his professional baseball career over, Logan is working at the Last Chance Ranch and the town bar, where sexy bartender Caro is taking his mind off his troubles… Caro’s days are so hectic, she’d nearly forgotten all about the finer aspects of life. Like smokin’-hot sex with men like Logan! Light Me Up Photographer Jack wants Melissa, as a model…and maybe a little more. Melissa comes to life in front of the camera, channelling a raw passion that Jack finds irresistible. But each time she bares her body and soul, the intense sexual current between them grows stronger. And the more they give in to temptation, the more they both risk becoming exposed!
George didn't like being the scruffiest giant in town so when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes he decides it's time to update his image. With smart trousers a smart shirt stripy tie and shiny shoes George is a new giant. But on his way home he meets various animals who desperately need his help...and his clothes! Now in sturdy board book format all children will love this funny and warm-hearted tale.