My Brother Is a Superhero

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147516056

Category: FICTION

Page: 320

View: 4831

Eleven-year-old Luke, a hardcore fan of comics and superheroes, is jealous when his undeserving older brother Zack is zapped by an alien and turned into a superhero, until a plot to destroy the Earth incapacitates Zack, and Luke, accompanied by Lara, the nosy girl next door, must come to the rescue.

Lightning Girl

Author: Alesha Dixon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407180847

Category: Girls

Page: 300

View: 9620

A TOP FIVE FICTION CHART BESTSELLER The first book in a laugh-out-loud, high-voltage, action-packed adventure series for 8+ readers from hugely popular TV personality, Alesha Dixon, written in collaboration with Katy Birchall. 10-year-old Aurora Beam lives at home with her utterly unremarkable family... until the day she sees her little sister being picked on in the playground and suddenly beams of light shoot out of her fingers! It's time for her parents to drop a life-changing bombshell. Mum is a secret superhero, fighting crime across the globe while Dad looks after the kids at home. As Aurora's own powers come into play, will she be able to balance her new super skills training with school? Will she be able to keep it all a secret from her friends? And when her mum's evil twin pops up, will Aurora think that being a super VILLAIN might be more fun...? Alesha Dixon says: My inspiration to create a superhero called Lightning Girl began with wanting my young daughter to feel empowered. It's been a dream to create a strong role model that any child can look up to - I want my readers to see themselves in Aurora, who is dealing with trouble at home and trouble at school alongside her new powers. I also have a love of precious stones and their healing properties; I have always been fascinated with their spectacular colours and the positive energy that they bring. As human beings we are always searching for something greater within ourselves and a deeper meaning to life and it's my belief that we all have a light within us that can affect change and bring good
Juvenile Fiction

I Swapped My Brother On The Internet

Author: Jo Simmons

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408877767

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 6549

'I can get a new brother? On the internet?' Jonny muttered. 'Oh sweet mangoes of heaven!' Everyone has dreamed of being able to get rid of their brother or sister at one time or another – but for Jonny, the dream is about to become a reality with! What could be better than someone awesome to replace Ted, Jonny's obnoxious older brother. But finding the perfect brother isn't easy, as Jonny discovers when Sibling Swap sends him a line of increasingly bizarre replacements: first a merboy, then a brother raised by meerkats, and then the ghost of Henry the Eighth! What's coming next?! Suddenly old Ted isn't looking so bad. But can Jonny ever get him back? A hilarious tale of wish fulfilment gone wrong that every child will relate to – perfect for fans of Pamela Butchart, My Brother is a Superhero and David Baddiel's The Parent Agency.
Juvenile Fiction

Doctor Who: The Secret in Vault 13

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1984895990

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 2035

In celebration of the first female Doctor Who in history and the new TV series airing October 7, 2018! Bestselling author David Solomons delivers a super smart and vibrant new heroine in an original adventure bursting with action and humor. The Doctor has never faced a challenge quite like this. A sinister school where graduation means death . . . A monstrous mystery lurking beneath a quiet London street . . . A desperate plea for help delivered by . . . Hang on. A potted plant? The Doctor has been summoned. The galaxy is in terrible danger, and only a Time Lord can save it. But to do so, she must break into the ancient Galactic Seed Vault. And at its heart lies a secret: Vault 13. The Vault has remained unopened for millions of years and is located on a remote and frozen world--from which nobody has ever returned alive. . . . Can the Doctor and her friends Yaz, Ryan, and Graham uncover the shocking secret in Vault 13?
Juvenile Fiction

Invisible Inc.

Author: Steve Cole

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857078771

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 5608

Chaos, wizardry and a gang of kind-of ghosts, in this hilarious adventure from bestselling author, Steve Cole. Noah’s mum’s new invention can zap ANYTHING into a ghost of its former self. It’s still there, but you can’t see it. You can’t touch it. When the sinister ‘Seerblight Solutions’ steal her invention, Noah is zapped – and finds he’s not the first to have been turned ‘invisible’ through the ages. With all humankind in terrible danger, Earth’s last line is defence is one you’ve never seen or heard of: Invisible Inc. A medieval knight. A Victorian inventor. A poetic pony. And an ordinary boy. Saving the world? THEY’LL SEE TO IT!
Juvenile Fiction

The Fairiest Fairy

Author: Anne Booth (Children's fiction writer)

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 076368659X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 7925

With so many animals to rescue and friends to help, Betty hasn't perfected her fairy skills, but when the fairy ball arrives, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness in hopes that the King and Queen will chose her as the Fairiest Fairy.

The Secret in Vault 13

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: BBC Children's Books

ISBN: 9781405937610


Page: 250

View: 9400

Written by best-selling children's author David Solomons! The Doctor has never faced a challenge quite like this . . . In the coldest spot in the universe is the Galactic Seed Vault. For generations it has existed to store and preserve examples of plant seeds from across the galaxy. And at its heart lies a secret. Vault 13. Unopened for millions of years, no one is sure what it contains. There are rumours of a great treasure, and a terrible weapon. Now the Doctor and her companions are in a race with an ancient order known as the Gardeners of Tellus to unlock the vault. Whoever gains access first will discover the horrifying secret of the Genesis Seed. Perfect for younger readers, this will be a must-have for fans, and a perfect introduction to Doctor Who, and the brilliant new series airing in autumn 2018.

Odd Dog Out

Author: Rob Biddulph

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN: 9780008184780


Page: 32

View: 9214

Itâe(tm)s a dogâe(tm)s life in the big cityâe¦ Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. For busy dogs A busy day Of busy work And busy playâe¦ But one dog doesnâe(tm)t quite fit in. Itâe(tm)s lonely being the odd dog out, when all she wants to do is find her place in the world. Sheâe(tm)s willing to go to the other side of the world to look for itâe¦ but it might take a different kind of journey for her to discover that maybe where sheâe(tm)s meant to be is right back where she startedâe¦ A gloriously illustrated story about leaving home and finding yourself, from the bestselling and award-winning Rob Biddulph, author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!
Juvenile Fiction

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam

Author: Tracey Corderoy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763668389

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5230

Plotting to invite their neighbors to a fancy tea party so that they can rob their vacated house, Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam share a comical misadventure when they discover that neither of them knows anything about baking or hosting a tea party.
Children's stories

The Wrong Side of the Galaxy

Author: Jamie Thomson

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9781408330265

Category: Children's stories

Page: 288

View: 9353

Abducted by aliens, Harry wakes up on his birthday marooned on a spaceship. His only companions: two freaky princess clones, a weird alien-fish-kangaroo hybrid with delusions of grandeur and a ship's computer with a serious attitude problem. It's the worst birthday ever. How is he ever going to get back to Earth now? A brilliantly silly new story from the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize
Juvenile Fiction

The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat

Author: Paul Tobin

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408869985

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 9905

Every Friday the 13th, 6th-grade genius Nate Bannister does three not-so-smart things to keep life interesting. This time, he taught a caterpillar to read, mailed a love letter, and super-sized his cat Proton before turning him invisible. Now Proton is on the loose, and Nate and his new friend Delphine must reverse the experiment before the cat crushes everything and everybody in town. As if that's not enough, the Red Death Tea Society, known for its criminal activity, killer tactics, and tea-brewing skills, is plotting against Nate and Delphine. The dynamic duo must use their creativity, courage and friendship to save the day. Paul Tobin blends wacky humour and chaotic high jinks in this rip-roaring, action-packed middle-grade debut;perfect for fans of David Walliams and Tom Gates.
Children's stories

The Little Puddle

Author: Axel Scheffler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857630049

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

View: 7404

Pip and Posy are having such fun playing that Pip forgets he needs to stop for a wee. Suddenly there's a puddle on the floor! It's OK though, because everyone has accidents sometimes and Posy is very understanding. Suggested level: junior.

Bee Boy: Attack of the Zombees

Author: Tony De Saulles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192763891


Page: 192

View: 1273

Half BEE. Half BOY. Melvin Meadly is . . . BEE BOY!The highly entertaining story of an unlikely superhero, full of fantastic bee facts, and illustrated in black and yellow!
Juvenile Fiction

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Author: Chris Colfer

Publisher: Little Brown Bks Young Readers

ISBN: 1405517913

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 3231

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change. When the twins' grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they're about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories they know so well haven't ended in this magical land - Goldilocks is now a wanted fugitive, Red Riding Hood has her own kingdom, and Queen Cinderella is about to become a mother! The twins know they must get back home somehow. But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way? The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell brings readers on a thrilling quest filled with magic spells, laugh-out-loud humour and page-turning adventure.
Juvenile Fiction

Jim Reaper: Saving Granny Maggot

Author: Rachel Delahaye

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1848124902

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 9567

Another fast and fun adventure about life, death and all the hilarity in between . . . Jim is getting to grips with his father's rather unusual job at the Dead End Office and is keeping the truth secret as a promise to Dad. But when Jim sees that Will's grandma is next on the list of Death Dates, he springs into action. Even though Granny Maggot is smelly, mean-spirited and VERY unfriendly, his best friend Will adores her. Jim has to do something! If the boys can keep Will's granny safe until midnight, can they save her life?

Sharp Objects

A Novel

Author: Gillian Flynn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1101902876

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 9190

Reluctantly returning to her hometown after an eight-year absence to investigate the murders of two preteen girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic, 13-year-old half-sister and discovers secrets of her own past. By the #1 best-selling author of Gone Girl. Reprint.
Comics & Graphic Novels


Author: N.A

Publisher: Marvel

ISBN: 9780785139799

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 176

View: 3020

Zack Andersen, once a member of the mercenary group the Overkill Brothers, lives a normal, bland life in the Witness Protection Progam, but he begins to miss the thrill of his former life of crime.
Juvenile Fiction

The Best Medicine

Author: Christine Hamill

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1925712435

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6566

Things aren’t going well for Philip Wright. It’s not just the detentions or the girl problems that are getting him down. Or the fact that he weighs about the same as a medium-sized dog even though he’s practically a teenager. Now his best friend is acting super weird, his mum has stopped laughing at his jokes, and his English teacher thinks Philip is... a poet. When Mum gives him some seriously bad news, Philip looks to his comedy hero, Harry Hill, for an answer. But what if it’s impossible to joke his way out of this? The Best Medicine is an unforgettable reminder that laughter is the ultimate remedy.