The second book in the super-funny classic series The Bagthorpe Saga, starring the TOTALLY unforgettable Bagthorpe family - from best-loved author Helen Cresswell. Bad, mad and brilliant to know - the Bagthorpes are back! Something even stranger than normal is happening in the Bagsthorpe house. Ever since Uncle Parker won a luxury cruise in a competition, the family's gone competition crazy. Only Jack and his trusty dog Zero are staying out of it. So just how does the mixed-up mutt become the most famous dog in Britain?
First in the super-funny classic series starring the TOTALLY unforgettable Bagthorpe family - from best-loved author Helen Cresswell. Jack's fed up of living in the shadow of his brilliant siblings. He and his trusty dog Zero are completely ordinary while the rest of them are annoyingly gifted. So when Uncle Parker comes up with a plan to make Jack stand out, he's more than a little excited. Can he really get away with claiming to predict the future? And will the hare-brained scheme help Jack shine, or get him noticed for all the wrong reasons?
Everyone in the village where Lizzie lives thinks that she's a dreamer - so it's no wonder that they don't believe her when she says she's seen a witch. But Lizzie doesn't care because she knows it's true and having a witch for a friend makes life much more exciting. *Helen Cresswell is a well-known writer and has written more than forty books. She has adapted stories such as The Phoenix and the Carpet and The Demon Head master for television.
A sumptuous collection of favourite tales, with exquisitely detailed plates and decorative vignettes by illustrator, Sian Bailey. Open this book and enter the magical world of fairy tales, a land of mystery and enchantment, alive with handsome princes, wicked queens and beautiful heroines. This classically beautiful collection brings together twelve popular fairy tales, retold by well-known author Helen Cresswell and enhanced by Sian Bailey's finely detailed illlustrations. Beauty and the Beast Cinderella Dick Whittington The Frog Prince The Emperor's New Clothes Rapunzel Puss in Boots Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White and Rose Red The Sleeping Beauty The Twelve Dancing Princesses The Princess and the Pea