|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
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
An absolute delight of a madcap story for the young (and young-at-heart) by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, with equal parts pirates and piranhas, adventure and aliens, oddity and love.
"I bought the milk," said my father. "I walked out of the corner shop, a... 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?
|Author:||Alison Lester; Roland Harvey (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Bonnie and Sam Ser.|
Friendship, horses and adventure in an Australian country town combine in this collection of four full-colour Bonnie and Sam stories for young readers. Created by two of Australia's bestselling storytellers and illustrators.
Lardine and Angula have a new stepsister, Ella, and they are determined to make her life as miserable as possible. Throwing tantrums and sulks, they ensure that she is forced to sleep by the fire, do the chores and certainly not go to the ball. But will their sch... read more
When 12-year-old Morgan is sent to her aunt's ranch in the Rockies for the summer, she has no idea that she will forge a bond that will last her a lifetime. Morgan is more comfortable around horses than people, but then she meets Bright Star, a terrified wild mustang her... read more
The Queen is fed up with Snow White. She's so sickeningly soppy and trilling and she turns her father the King into a gibbering fool. So when a run-of-the-mill magic mirror tells the Queen that Snow White is more beautiful than she is, Snow White has got to go! Laugh-... read more
Hannah moves to a new school where she must decide who is her real true friend - the Queen of Cool or Zoe 'Freaky' Frost. A funny and touching story about friendship and fitting in. Hannah has to start at a new school in the middle of term, when everybody has already... read more
All books are magic, but some are more magical than others. When Susan opens a strange library book, she discovers it is about her and her friends, leading up to the moment when she opened the book. Beyond that, the pages are blank . . . waiting for the children to ... read more