Once it seemed being immortal was a gift to Ever Bloom - now it's a curse. And she's a danger to herself. Ever has been dabbling in Magyck - seeking to explore her own powers, hoping to find a future for her relationship with Damen. But she's not in control - in fact... read more
Why was the Tyrannosore-arse Rex so angry? Where did Bogasauruses live? How many cheeks did a Tricerabutt have? Was the Bumheaded idiotasaurus the most stupid bumosaur? When did the bumosaurs become exstinkt? Find the answers to these and many other questions in this full... read more
|Reading Level:||From 12 To 99|
Everyone knows the story of Anne Frank - the extraordinary diary that she wrote during her two years in hiding in the Secret Annexe. But few have even the sketchiest knowledge of how that story ended. Here, six women whose lives touched Anne Frank's in her f... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006.|
A brilliant new account of the world's very first clash of civilisations between the Persians and the Greeks in 480BC. First published 2005. Book Information: In 480 BC, Xerxes, the King of Persia, led an invasion of mainland G... read more
|Awards:||Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Best First Book 2009. Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Esther Glen Award 2009.|
Hamish Graham is highly intelligent, disciplined, resourceful and fearless. He scorns all signs of weakness and is obsessed with Charles Upham, Alexander the Great and Te Rauparaha; all men of action. But Hamish is also a fourteen-year-old with a serious anger problem and a distu... read more
A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts After revealing the inspirations behind Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, David Colbert takes a tour of C.S. Lewis's Narnia - from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Last Battle -in this indispensable guide to the origins of the classic book.
'The one soul I tell you to look out for and you lose her.' Meg Finn is in trouble. Unearthly trouble. A botched attempt to rob a pensioner's flat ends with a fatal gas explosion and puts Meg in a very sticky situation. Her soul is up for grabs as Heaven and Hell try every sneaky... read more
|Author:||Roald Dahl (illus Quentin Blake; compiled Kay Woodward)|
This is an almanac with a difference! This is a fun-filled compendium bursting with Dahl-tastic treats: jokes, activities, fun facts and extracts from Roald Dahl's own letters. Split into different months, following the school year from Sept... read more
This manual tells you what you need to know about the skate lifestyle. It contains information on the background to skateboarding, including its stars and record-breakers, plus essential tips and advice from the professionals. It is suitable for both the beginner and more experienced enthusiast.
HOSTILE TERRAIN tells the thrilling story of a team of SAS troops recapturing an inhospitable island in the heart of the south Atlantic. Follow one soldier's story and feel a part of the elite team as they battle in freezing and hazardous conditions. As with the WARPATH series,... read more
The words of former slaves are accompanied by Lester's historical commentary and the powerful, muted paintings by Feelings. This Newbery Honor Book has been a touchstone in children's literature for over 30 years. Illustrations.
Shows you just what to do to optimize your study time, with special tips for difficult subjects like math and chemistry. This work provides techniques for upgrading your test-taking skills and improving writing, research, and reading abilities. It also gives you advice on handling living arrangements and how to organize study groups.