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With short chapters, a pacey style and plenty of magic and adventure, the Beast Quest series is ideal for keen and confident readers. In this title, Adam must defeat the terrifying Ice Dragon.
This book is part of an award-winning series that follows Charlie & Lola as they set off on another adventure, this time capturing the excitement of exploring – and luckily Lola has brought lots & lots of her favourite glitter pink milk!
Lots of great, highly-illustrated facts about a range of extreme sports from cheese rolling to parachuting, followed by a thrilling short story, 'The Climb'.
The dramatic story of Lucy’s spooky house, presented in a beautifully illustrated picture book format with text and graphics aimed at older readers.
A hilarious series of books featuring Jiggy McCue and his friends. Jiggy’s adventure begins when his mum buys him a pair of underpants from hell…
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