A previous winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the first book in a thrilling fantasy series that has inspired two hit Hollywood films.
Taking as its hero, the unlikely character of Percy, a troubled kid who has dyslexia and ADHD, the story rapidly moves from a school outing for mortals from the 21st century to a quest to reach the gates of the Underworld with a satyr and a daughter of Athena.
Fast-paced fantasy and adventure that will appeal to children from 9+.
In How to Ride a Dragon's Storm, the seventh book in Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series, Hiccup looks into the knotty question of who discovered America. As usual, his progress is hampered by various obstacles including murderous mountains, hooligan tribes and hairy swimming trunks, but, thankfully, Hiccup cheats death by a whisker in order to tell his tale. A great book for boys and girls full of fidgets!
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Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third is a small Viking boy with a long name... his father is chief of the Hairy Hooligan Tribe which means Hiccup will one day inherit the throne. But Hiccup feels very ordinary.
When a huge, six-and-a-half-foot floating coffin with the words BEWARE! DO NOT OPEN THIS COFFIN arrives, can you guess what happens next? The Quest to discover the treasure of Hiccup's ancestors begins and Hiccup needs to find it before Alvin the Treacherous gets his hands on it...
Thena dragon called the Monstrous Strangulator is thrown into the mix, and things get very, very scary in the second book in Cressida Cowell's popular How to Train Your Dragon series!
Greg Heffley is back - and this time he's heading on the road with his family... could there be anything worse? Zoo-wee-mama! The ninth book in the worldwide bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will have the whole family howling with laughter.
Suitable for children aged 9 and over, the Wimpy Kid books have not only delighted keen readers but also those who have been reluctant to discover the joys of reading and this book finds the Heffleys taking in an epic road trip.
We think Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul might just be Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney's funniest book yet - your children will love it, and you'll be chuckling along, too.
Josh should be excited to welcome his new baby brother into the family but Charlie is loud and taking up all of Mum and Dad's time... Will Josh be able to form a bond with this new little person?
This is a tender and heart-warming story about sibling love that will help reassure any child who is preparing to welcome a new arrival into their family.
The text is presented in a special easy-to-read font on quality cream paper.