Letters home from an adventuring wolf cub, read by Griff Rhys Jones Dear Mum and Dad, Please please PLEEEEZ let me come home. I only cleaned my teeth last week for a joke. And brushing my fur, and going to bed early, that was just tricks to trick you! Why must I go to Cunning College to learn Uncle Bigbad’s 9 Rules of Badness? Yours fedupply, Little Wolf Little Wolf’s very first adventurous journey to Cunning College now available once more on tape. A real treat to listen to, with specially composed music and sound effects, this narration by Griff Rhys Jones will be a favourite for the whole family.
Mary Norton - The Borrowers Aloft
Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock's huge adventures have been thrilling children young and old for fifty years--and their appeal is as strong as ever in these handsome new paperback packages. While the original beloved interior illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush have been retained, Marla Frazee's striking cover illustrations capture these little people with a larger-than-life appeal.
Sue Arengo - Three Billy-Goats
Three goats want to go over the troll's bridge. Please don't eat me! says the little goat. Wait for the next goat. He's big. And the little goat goes over the bridge. The big goat says, Wait for the next goat. He's very big. And the big goat goes over the bridge. What does the very big goat say to the troll?l Classic Tales These traditional favorite stories are ideal for children. Each beautifully illustrated story is retold in language that students easily understand. Each book includes activities, puzzles, and an illustrated glossary. The Big Books are large-format full-color editions of Classic Tales.
Ismeretlen szerző - Walt Disney - The Lion King
The story of Simba, a young lion cub born on the plains of Africa, and his struggle to survive following the death of his beloved father Mufasa. As the years pass, Simba grows into a strong and fearless lion and returns to his home to avenge his father's death and become the Lion King.
Jacqueline Wilson - Midnight
Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will, and when a shocking secret about Will's past is revealed, things get even worse. Violet retreats further into her own fantasy world, built around the fairy characters created by her favourite author, Casper Dream. The arrival of a new girl at school, Jasmine, seems like it might change Violet's life for the better. But is Jasmine a true friend? And will Violet ever manage to break free of Will's spell?
Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth
When Milo finds an enormous package in his bedroom, he’s delighted to have something to relieve his boredom with school. And when he opens it to find – as the label states – One Genuine Turnpike Tollbooth, he gets right into his pedal car and sets off through the Tollbooth and away on a magical journey! Milo’s extraordinary voyage takes him into such places as the Land of Expectation, the Doldrums, the Mountains of Ignorance and the Castle in the Air. He meets the weirdest and most unexpected characters (such as Tock, the watchdog, the Gelatinous Giant, and the Threadbare Excuse, who mumbles the same thing over and over again), and, once home, can hardly wait to try out the Tollbooth again. But will it be still there when he gets back from school?
Luis Sepúlveda - The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly
A seagull, dying from the effects of an oil spill, entrusts her egg to Zorba the cat, who promises to care for it until her chick hatches, then teach the chick to fly.
Shannon Hale - River Secrets
Razo--short, funny and not a great soldier--is sure it's out of pity that his captain asks him to join an elite mission--escorting the ambassador into Tira, Bayern's great enemy. But when the Bayern arrive in the strange southern country, it's Razo who discovers the first dead body. He's the only Bayern able to befriend both the high and low born, people who can provide information about the ever-increasing murders. And he's the one who must embrace his own talents in order to get the Bayern soldiers home again, alive.
Victoria Schwab - New Beginnings
Meet a guardian angel like no other, from a writer like no other. Bold rising star, Victoria Schwab, makes her whimsical, inspiring, and clever middle-grade debut. At a first glance, Aria seems like your average twelve-year-old girl. She has coppery hair, colored shoelaces, and a passion for cupcakes. But there's more to Aria than meets the eye. She can dream things into existence, use her own shadow like a door, and change the world in small, important ways. Aria is a guardian angel. She's been sent here to earn her wings. But to do that, she'll have to help three different girls. Aria's first mission is Gabby Torres. Gabby's always been quiet, but ever since her brother got sick, she's barely said a word.When a new school offers her a fresh start, Gabby wants badly to be someone new, but she quickly learns it's hard to make friends while keeping half her life a secret. And then Aria shows up. Aria, who knows exactly what to say and do to make Gabby feel better. Will she be able to help Gabby find her voice? And will Gabby still trust Aria when she finds out exactly what she is?
G. M. Berrow - Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell
Twilight Sparkle is a very special Pony and a loyal apprentice of Princess Celestia. Twilight Sparkle's life has been turned upside down by recent exciting events in Ponyville, so she sets off for the Crystal Empire to get advice from her former foalsitter, Princess Cadance. Join Twilight Sparkle in this original and brand-new adventure! Don't miss the special purple activity pages in the back of the book!
G. M. Berrow - Pinkie Pie and the Rockin' Ponypalooza Party!
Pinkie Pie has always been a bit different from her very serious family. When she plans a Ponyville "rock" concert to support the family business, Pinkie's family doesn't like the idea. They just want her to be serious, for once. This is a real problem! Read along as Pinkie gets a little help from her friends in this original and brand-new adventure!
Sue Arengo - Sleeping Beauty
"One day, this little princess will prick her finger on a spindle and she will die! said the bad fairy. So they burnt all the spinning wheels in the country. But nobody knew about the old spinning wheel in the old tower. One day, the Princess pricked her finger on a spindle, and fell to the floor. The good fairy came and said some magic words. The Princess and everyone in the castle slept for a hundred years. Who did the Princess see when she opened her eyes?"
William Joyce - The Sandman and the War of Dreams
When the Man in the Moon brought together the Guardians, he warned them that they would face some terrible evils as they strove to protect the children of earth. But nothing could have prepared them for this: Pitch has taken Katherine. And now the Guardians are not only down one member, but a little girl is missing. Fortunately, MiM has just the man to join the team. Sanderson ManSnoozy—known in most circles as the Sandman—may be sleepy, but he’s also brave and strong and skilled at utilizing sand in a myriad of ways. If the rest of the Guardians can just convince Sandy that good can triumph evil, that good dreams can banish nightmares, they’ll have themselves quite a squad. But if they can’t… they might never see Katherine again.
Catherynne M. Valente - The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two
“One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century.”—TIME Magazine, on the Fairyland series September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home, and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers. Here is another rich, beautifully told, wisely humorous, and passionately [layered] book from New York Times-bestselling author, Catherynne M. Valente
G. M. Berrow - Fluttershy and the Fine Furry Friends Fair
Fluttershy is shocked to discover that her pet bunny, Angel, wants to enter the annual Fine Furry Friends Fair herding contest! Who's ever heard of a bunny herding cows and sheep? Fluttershy agrees to train him, but their first practice is a disaster. Fluttershy is too afraid of failure to continue, until all her friends bring something special to help out.
Michelle Zimmerman - Can't Catch a Butterfly
Can't Catch a Butterfly, the first in a series, follows the journey of a young boy as he tries to catch butterflies with his net. His colorful adventure takes him many places including over a hill, under a bush, high in the sky, and low in the grass. But what happens when his butterfly net becomes full? He soon finds out that you really... Can't Catch a Butterfly! This playful tale by debut author Michelle Zimmerman is loaded with catchy rhymes that youngsters will enjoy hearing and saying aloud. Her bright, bold illustrations help children spot every detailed surprise. The book highlights many educational concepts. Visit the Rainbow Star Books website for free printable learning and coloring sheets for this story. COME ALONG! CAPTURE THE FUN!
Stacia Deutsch - The Pirate Fairy
When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow's all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. However, in the midst of their pursuit of Zarina, Tink's world is turned upside down. She and her friends find that their respective talents have been switched and they have to race against time to retrieve the Blue Pixie Dust and return home to save Pixie Hollow. Read the entire adventures in this chapter book based on the new Disney Fairies animated movie!Copyright (c) 2013 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Dick King-Smith - The Water Horse
Grade 2-5-Set in the 1930s, this story tells of a young Scottish girl, Kirstie, and her brother, Angus, who find a mysterious egg capsule washed up on shore after a storm and take it home. To their delight, this "mermaid's purse" hatches into a lovable sea monster they call Crusoe. It keeps growing and growing, until finally it is too big to live anywhere but in nearby Loch Ness. Children who enjoy animal stories will welcome one about this unusual creature. The characters are believable and, since King-Smith relates events from the point of view of the water horse as well as those of Kirstie and her family, readers get to know the friendly, not-at-all-fearsome monster. Occasional black-and-white illustrations effectively complement the text. Crusoe is bound to make a splash with children everywhere.
Katherine Paterson - John Paterson - The Flint Heart
An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against his better judgment, the tribe’s magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelty of it causes the destruction of the tribe. Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt a kindly farmer, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger. Can Charles and his sister Unity, who have consulted with fairies such as the mysterious Zagabog, wisest creature in the universe, find a way to rescue humans, fairies, and animals alike from the dark influence of the Flint Heart? This humorous, hearty, utterly delightful fairy tale is the sort for an entire family to savor together or an adventurous youngster to devour.
G. M. Berrow - Applejack and the Honest-to-Goodness Switcheroo
Applejack starts a diary to record all her hard work bucking fields at Sweet Apple Acres. Whenever her pony friends annoy her in the slightest, she writes about it. It feels good to vent! As the days pass, Applejack's journal entries start to read like lists of complaints when she writes honestly about whatever is bothering her. But when the book falls into the wrong hooves, Applejack finds herself in a real pickle! After you read Applejack's story, jump into the fun with red activity pages!