'It isn't easy to change the world but you've got to keep trying' . . . A bold and arresting YA novel from multi-million-copy-selling Robert Muchamore.'It isn't easy to change the world but you've got to keep trying.'From London . . .Georgia gets straight As at school, has been placed first in twenty-six drone races and has a serious addiction to buying Japanese stationery. She plans to follow her older sister Sophie and become a doctor, but her worldview is shattered when tragedy strikes.To Akure . . .Julius lives in Ondo, a Nigerian state where half the population lives on less than a dollar a day. But he isn't one of them. His uncle has been state governor for more than a decade and his mother is the power behind that throne. He finds refuge in a derelict zoo with best friend Duke, but as the two of them grow close, the world outside becomes more and more hostile.Following two teenagers living very different lives, ARCTIC ZOO is an arresting thriller about protest, sexuality, mental heath and flawed leadership, from the bestselling author of CHERUB.Robert Muchamore's books have sold over 14 million copies worldwide, have been translated into 24 languages, and have been number one bestsellers in eight countries including the UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Worldwide English language sales exceed 7 million copies, with 3 million copies sold in the UK alone.For more information about Robert and his books, go to www.muchamore.com.
The sixth book in the famous Lewis Barnavelt seriesWhen Lewis and Rose Rita explore an abandoned theater, they discover an unpublished opera score entitled 'The Day of Doom'. Ignoring a strange omen, they show it to their music teacher, who heralds 'The Day of Doom' a masterpiece. Little do they know that the eerie Henry Vanderhelm, the composer's grandson, arrives with a plan to awaken the dead and enslave the world!Soon, all the adults are enamoured - and enspelled - by Henry Vanderhelm. A mysterious fog descends upon New Zebedee and everyone is trapped inside it. It is up to Lewis and Rose Rita to stop the dead coming back to life.For fans of Goosebumps.John Bellairs (1938-1991) was an award-winning American author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year Award and the American Library Association Children's Books of International Interest Award, The Lamp from the Warlock's Tomb, which won the Edgar Award and The Specter from the Magician's Museum, which won the New York Public Library 'Best Books for the Teen Age' Award.Brad Strickland has written more than eighty-five published books, including entries in the Lewis Barnavelt and Johnny Dixon series, following the death of the original series creator, John Bellairs. He is a Professor Emeritus of English and lives in Georgia with his wife, Barbara.
A hilarious collection of hundreds of the funniest jokes for 7-year-olds.A hilarious collection of hundreds of the funniest jokes for clever kids.A hilarious collection of hundreds of the funniest jokes for 7-year-olds.What did the red traffic light say to the green traffic light?Don't look, I'm changing!Waiter, Waiter! What can you suggest for a quick snack?Runner beans.How does the man on the moon cut his hair?E-clipse it.Packed with over 300 rib-tickling jokes on dinosaurs, football, space and much, much more. Designed to be easy to read with wonderfully silly illustrations for extra laughs, this is a te he he-larious collection that 7-year-olds will love.Also available in the Funny Kids Jokes series:9781780556260 Jokes for Funny Kids: 6 Year Olds9781780556253 Jokes for Funny Kids: 8 Year OldsPinder, AndrewAndrew lives in Mallorca and works as an illustrator, painter and muralist.He has had numerous one man exhibitions in Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections As an illustrator he has worked on more than twenty books, mainly for children, in Catalan, Spanish and English.
The fourth book in the famous Lewis Barnavelt seriesMrs Zimmermann is at a loss - she still hasn't regained her powers from her last encounter with dark magic and Uncle Jonathan and Lewis have left for the summer to travel around Europe, leaving her and Rose Rita bored and lonely at home. That is until Mrs Zimmermann keeps on seeing visions and shadows of her old magic teacher, Granny Wetherbee, who is trying to contact her from beyond the grave.Mrs Zimmermann and Rose Rita set off to Pennsylvania to solve the mystery and in doing so travel back in time to Granny Wetherbee, who tells them that they must save a good wizard, Grandpa Drexel, who is destined to die for a wrongdoing he didn't commit.As they both try to change the past, evil lurks in the background - Mrs Zimmermann is struck by amnesia and they must face a local wizard with a grudge and an old score to settle. Will Mrs Zimmermann regain her memory and her powers? Will they be able to right a past wrong? Will they make it back home alive?John Bellairs (1938-1991) was an award-winning American author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year Award and the American Library Association Children's Books of International Interest Award, The Lamp from the Warlock's Tomb, which won the Edgar Award and The Specter from the Magician's Museum, which won the New York Public Library 'Best Books for the Teen Age' Award.Brad Strickland has written more than eighty-five published books, including entries in the Lewis Barnavelt and Johnny Dixon series, following the death of the original series creator, John Bellairs. He is a Professor Emeritus of English and lives in Georgia with his wife, Barbara.
New beginnings and an old flame. Summer just got hotter . . .Summer With My Sister is a fascinating tale of family secrets and hidden rivalries by bestselling author Lucy Diamond.Polly has always been the high-flier of the family, with the glamorous city lifestyle to match.Clare is a single mum with two children, struggling to make ends meet in a ramshackle cottage. The two sisters are poles apart and barely on speaking terms.But then Polly's fortunes change unexpectedly and her world comes crashing down. Left penniless and with nowhere else to go, she's forced back to the village where she and Clare grew up, and the sisters find themselves living together for the first time in years. With an old flame reappearing for Polly, a blossoming new career for Clare and a long-buried family secret in the mix, sparks are sure to fly. Unless the two women have more in common than they first thought?Diamond, LucyLucy Diamond grew up in Nottingham and went to university in Leeds where she studied English Literature. After graduating, she worked in publishing and at the BBC, and in her spare time she began writing children's books under a number of different pen names.Two small children later, an evening class in creative writing motivated her to try a longer piece of fiction and explore some of her own feelings about motherhood. This eventually became a novel, Any Way You Want Me, and she was thrilled when Pan Macmillan made her an offer of publication.Now the author of fourteen novels and a Sunday Times bestselling author, Lucy writes with warmth and honesty about the joy and surprises, as well as the complications, that love, family and friendships can bring.Lucy now lives in Bath with her husband and three children and writes full-time.Her website is www.lucydiamond.co.uk She is on Twitter @LDiamondAuthor, and has a Facebook page Facebook/LucyDiamondAuthor.
Erscheinungsdatum: 15.03.2016, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Mightier Than The Sword, Auflage: 2. Auflage von 2016 // Neetah Edition, Autor: Tait, Alexander, Verlag: Neetah Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: DRAMA // European // English // Irish // Scottish // Welsh, Rubrik: Belletristik // Lyrik, Dramatik, Essays, Seiten: 312, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 334 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 14.10.2016, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: More Flowers Than You Could Possibly Carry, Titelzusatz: Selected Poems 1989-2012, Autor: Smith, Simon, Redaktion: Schwabsky, Barry, Verlag: Shearsman Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: POETRY // European // English // Irish // Scottish // Welsh, Rubrik: Belletristik // Lyrik, Dramatik, Essays, Seiten: 176, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 265 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
English, Hardback/Gebunden, 13.5x20 cm, 172 pages - They bear testimony to the fact that biographical narratives can aspire to art rather than to history. - The New York Times Book Review These sharp little books... have a weight and intellectual heft of their own - their brevity is eloquent and ...