|Series:||Gadgets and Gears Ser.|
Welcome to the Amazing Automated Inn, home of twelve-year-old inventor Wally Kennewickett, his genius scientist parents, and his dashing dog, Noodles. From the lightning harvester on the roof to the labs full of experiments in the dungeon, the inn is a wonderful pl... read more
The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Babe, was released in 1995. 'Why can't I learn to be a Sheep-Pig?' When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hea... read more
When a newly-qualified fairy loses the third wish of three she must deliver to a woodcutter, young Dickon finds it. There is no limit to the number of times a lost wish may be used, and soon there are sparkly cats and magic lemonade bottles all over the place Can fairy Cobweb find the wish and put a stop to Dickon's magic?
It's 1920s Chicago--the guns-and-gangster era of Al Capone--and it's unusual for a girl to be selling the Tribune on the street corner. But ten-year-old Isabel Feeney is unusual . . . unusually obsessed with being a news reporter. She can't believe her luck when she stum... read more
Once there was a very fierce cat. Not just fierce: well fierce, totally, terrifyingly, stupendously fierce. Everyone was afraid of this cat. Her name was Dread and everyone dreaded Dread Cat. But then Dread Cat started to run out of luck catching mice. She hadn't cau... read more
Exploring the power of stories and storytelling, award-winning author Durst presents the mesmerizing adventure of a girl made of living stone who braves unforeseen dangers and magical consequences on a crucial quest to save her family.
"A perfect combination of adventure, humor, and pure imagination!" --Jessica Day George,New York Times best-selling author ofTuesdays at the Castle "Funny, scary, and endlessly inventive." --Bruce Coville, author ofJeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Sophie lo... read more
|Series:||Gadgets and Gears|
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9|
Wally and Noodles are back to the business of scientific innovationand fun. In London, they meet a young pickpocket named Dobbin who works for a mysterious criminal called the Tick-Tock Man. Soon they are racing through secret tunnels in a bid to help Dobbin's litt... read more
The Wild, Wild West meets Tom Swift: book two of a inventive series filled with history and cool scientific fact.Someone is smuggling secrets out of the Kennewicketts' lab and sabotaging their experiments, putting everyone at the Amazing Automated Inn at risk. I... read more
In this inventive Cinderella retelling, there's a ball and a prince, sure. But this heroine wants to earn her freedom – and create her own fairy-tale ending. Nicolette's awful stepsisters call her "Mechanica" to demean her, but the nickname fits: she learned to be an inventor at he... read more
|Author:||Karina Yan Glaser|
From New York Times best-selling author Karina Yan Glaser comes one of Times' Notable Children's Books of 2017: "In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their be... read more