New school. New friends. Same old pixie.
’Don’t try to be something
You really are not.
Your one true self
Is the best thing you’ve got.’
In this heartwarming adventure. the Truth Pixie and her human friend go to school, face a bully and learn the importance of friendship and being yourself. With words by the bestselling mastermind Matt Haig and pictures by the inky genius Chris Mould.
Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol
This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being. A perennial classic that has become as much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths.
Alan Alexander Milne - When We Were Very Young
A A Milne's two classic collections of verse - When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six - are brought together, and are illustrated throughout with E H Shepards original line drawings, which have become classics in their own right.
Terry Deary - Horrible Christmas
HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS is filled with all the festive facts every HORRIBLE HISTORIES reader wanted to know, but were too stuffed full of mince pies to ask! The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when the Puritans tried to abolish Christmas, to Christmas in the trenches when the British and Germans traded bullets for footballs. Plus dreadful jokes, rotten recipes, and a Christmas quiz!
Terry Pratchett - The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner
Rabbits are bouncing out of his hat, pigeons are flying out of his jacket and every time he points his finger, something magically appears – cheese sandwiches, socks . . . even a small yellow elephant on wheels! It’s becoming a real nuisance – and he’s allergic to rabbits. His friends at the Magic Rectangle can’t help, but the mysterious vacuum cleaner he saw that morning may have something to do with it . . . Fourteen fantastically funny stories from master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, full of food fights, pirates, wizards and crooks! ‘Arresting stuff! So funny it’s criminal!’ – PC Gorsebush Jones
Julia Donaldson - Stick Man
Stick Man lives in the family tree With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three." But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree?
Alan Alexander Milne - Winnie-the-Pooh
,,You're the Best Bear in All the World,' said Christopher Robin. 'Am I?' said Pooh hopefully. Meet the world's favourite bear in this delightful collection, in which Pooh gets into a tight place, nearly catches a woozle, and discovers the wrong sort of honey — amonpst other things!"
Terry Deary - Rowdy Revolutions
Readers can discover all the foul facts about Rowdy Revolutions, including which Chinese emperor was overthrown by his mum, why one revolution made ugly people very scared indeed and what Count Dracula was really like. With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
Paul Stewart - Chris Riddell - Engelbert, a rettentő
Joe hétköznapi iskolásfiú, aki a mi egészen mindennapi Földünkön lakik. Vagy legalábbis az volt. De valami fura dolog történt vele, miközben a kutyáját sétáltatta, és most ő Joe a Barbár – félelmet nem ismerő, hős harcos, akit Dinkafölde első számú varázslója szólított magához, hogy ogrékat öljön, sárkányokkal küzdjön és bátran szembeszálljon mindenféle rendű és rangú gonosztevőkkel. Joe úgy érzi, nem igazán született hős harcosnak. De az Elfek Erdejében felütötte a fejét a Gonosz és valamit forral – és dinkaföldenépének segítségre van szüksége (bár többségüknek erről egyelőre sejtelmük sincsen). Lehet, hogy Joe mégiscsak hősnek született? És rövidesen elkezdődik a nagy csata a jók, a gonoszok és az egészen tűrhetőek között.
Terry Deary - Vicious Vikings
Want to know: • Why some vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking? • How to build a vicious Viking longboat? • Which vicious Viking god dressed up as a woman? Discover all the foul facts about the Vicious Vikings - all the gore and more!
Terry Deary - Frightful First World War
Why did a pair of old socks give away top German secrets? Why could sniffing your own pee save your life in a gas attack? What did the “Fat King” do with food scraps and dead horses? Discover all the foul facts about the Frightful First World War — all the gore and more!
Terry Deary - Horrible Histories Annual 2016
The Horrible Histories Annual 2016 is a must-have for all Horrible Histories fans. Packed with foul facts, gory games, dreadful jokes, quick quizzes and putrid puzzles - it's the annual with rat-itude! Discover all the dreadful details about your favourite eras of history from the Rotten Romans, to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians to the Woeful World Wars. History has never been so horrible!
Terry Deary - Horrible Histories Annual 2013
THE HORRIBLE HISTORIES ANNUAL 2013 is a must-have for all Horrible Histories fans. Packed with foul facts, gory games, dreadful jokes and putrid puzzles, plus content from Horrible Histories TV - it's the annual with rat-itude
Terry Deary - Crackin' Castles
From Tintagel Castle in Cornwall to Skibo Castle in the Scottish highlands, Horrible Histories: Crackin' Castles covers the history of Britain from the time of the Romans to the London Blitz. Filled with adventure, danger, magic, sieges, treachery, spies, revenge and much more besides - all in the classic Horrible Histories style! It's a seriously horrible read.
Terry Deary - Cruel Kings and Mean Queens
Readers can discover all the foul facts about Cruel Kings and Mean Queens, including which king died after falling off the toilet, why people thought King John was a werewolf and why Queen Anne's feet were covered in garlic. With a bold look these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
Terry Deary - Oxford
HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: OXFORD takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Oxford, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. With the frightful full-colour map tourists can plot their path to the past - take a punt past corpse-ridden Christchurch and go skeleton-spotting at the cruel and crumbling castle. Burning bishops, blood-soaked streets and student scraps, it's a trip no Horrible Histories fan will want to miss!
Julia Donaldson - Zog and the Flying Doctors
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are at their sparkling best in this fabulously original sequel to the bestselling ZOG. Meet the Flying Doctors: Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and, of course, their trusty 'air ambulance', Zog the dragon, as they fly around the country, tending to a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn, and even a sneezy lion.
Terry Deary - Tudors
This title features brand new hilarious romps through all the horrible highlights in history. Ten comic-strip capers deliver all the dreadful details that readers need to know about the terrible Tudors. It's history with the nasty bits left in - full speed ahead.
Brett Wright - Charles Dickens - Scrooge #worstgiftever
A Christmas Carol, one of the holiday's greatest traditions told . . . in texts?! Imagine: What if Scrooge, Marley, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and the whole Cratchit family had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this clever adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol! One grouchy old man who can't stop asking "How did you get this number?!" Three ghosts who communicate in the most modern ways, including one who ONLY uses emojis! And a status update with the most "likes" ever: God bless us, everyone! This retelling will cure even the worst bout of Bah hummingbird! #darnyouautocorrect A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it.