Juvenile Nonfiction

Supersaurs 1: Raptors of Paradise

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1786968088

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 1126

A thrilling new adventure series: what would the world look like if dinosaurs had never died out? Imagine a world where dinosaurs have survived and evolved as ... SUPERSAURS. This is the world that Bea Kingsley lives in, a world where humans live side by side with supersaurs, sometimes in peace but often in conflict. Bea is the daughter of explorer parents who went missing when she was just a baby. So when her grandmother suddenly takes her on a trip to the remote Indonesian islands of Aru, Bea starts asking some big questions. But the more questions Bea asks, the more trouble she and her grandmother find themselves in. Was the journey to the islands a big mistake? The adventure starts here... SUPERSAURS: RAPTORS OF PARADISE is the launch of a major new six book series for children, illustrated throughout with magnificent black and white artwork. The ground-breaking Supersaurs app uses state-of-the-art augmented reality to make the world of Supersaurs literally leap off the page and into the real world . . .
Juvenile Fiction

Supersaurs 2: The Stegosorcerer

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 178696810X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 6829

The next book in the innovative adventure series. Imagine a world where dinosaurs never died out . . the world of Supersaurs. After leaving the rainforests of Indonesia, and outwitting the terrible Christian Hayter, Bunty Brownlee takes her grandchildren Bea and Carter, and Carter's newly domesticated Black Dwarf Tyrant, to a safari reserve in Kenya, built to protect the endangered White Titan Tyrants. But soon the children are caught up in a sinister plot involving poaching and diamond-mining. The young heroes require the aid of the Steggi, a nomadic tribe who live in harmony with their prized Stegosaurs... Packed with revelations, and with more clues to uncover via the Augmented Reality app, this thrilling African safari adventure takes the reader deeper into the wonderful world of Supersaurs.
Juvenile Fiction

Ali-A Adventures: Game On! the Graphic Novel

Author: Ali-A,Cavan Scott

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524770957

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6209

Follows the transformation of gamer Ali-A, who must become a real-life hero to stop a merciless band of aliens.
Board books

Welcome to Mamoko

Author: Aleksandra Mizielińska,Daniel Mizieliński

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781848775558

Category: Board books

Page: 16

View: 6006

There is trouble in Mamoko: an artwork has been stolen, Vincent Brisk is late for his date and Miss Chubb has lost her crystal ball. Will everything be put right in time for the spring carnival?

The Untold Story of Father Christmas

Author: Alison Battle,Mike Battle

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408892359

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2746

Have you ever wondered where Father Christmas came from? And how he ended up with a factory at the North Pole full of elves to help him make toys? A beautifully illustrated and timeless story about how a toymaker and his wife became Mother and Father Christmas for children all over the world.

Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo!

Author: Amy Sparkes

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1849416591

Category: Behavior

Page: 32

View: 8418

What would you do if you received an invitation to run a zoo full of huge, scary monsters? The brave little boy in this story leaps at the chance, and although the monsters seem scary at first, he soon has them eating out of the palm of his hand. This is an exciting, imaginative, hilarious adventure that encourages little readers to have confidence and stand up for themselves, from the illustrator of Dogs Don't Do Ballet and Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes. SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROALD DAHL FUNNY PRIZE 2013 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKTRUST BEST BOOK AWARD 2014 Amy Sparkes is donating a percentage of her royalties to Tommy's (registered charity number 1060508). Tommy's exists to save babies' lives through funding research and providing information. To find out more visit www.tommys.org

The Secret of the Purple Lake

Author: Yaba Badoe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911115311


Page: N.A

View: 495

The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that take us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Spain to Norway and Thailand. As a minor character from one story assumes a major role in the next, we meet a fascinating cast, including Imoro the magic elephant, the Walrus Prince, and the Wild Princesses of Rousay. The protagonist of the opening tale, The Fisherman's Daughter, has to retrieve her dead father's bones from the bottom of the sea, in order to bring harmony back to her seaside village. In fulfilling her task, she must evade the clutches of The Fish-man of the Purple Lake. The Fish-man, a monstrous creature with the body of a man and the head of a fish, was once a beautiful boy from the Sahel, and has his own story about how he became the Fish-man.
Juvenile Fiction

The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

Author: Paola Peretti

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 147140756X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 4916

'A simply told, bitter-sweet story, with a powerful poetic message' - Jacqueline Wilson A novel for all ages about a young girl losing her sight, inspired by the author's own life story. For fans of Wonder, The Little Prince and The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly. Mafalda is a nine-year-old girl who knows one thing: some time in the next six months her sight will fail completely. Can Mafalda find a way through a seemingly dark future and still go to school, play football and look after her beloved cat? With the help of her family, and her friends, Mafalda needs to discover the things that will be important to her when her sight has failed. A moving, empowering tale of courage and determination that will inspire young and old.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Eagle and Birds of Prey

Author: Jemima Parry-Jones,Eyewitness Books

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789458605

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 5737

Here is a spectacular and informative new guide to birds of prey around the world. Superb color photographs give the reader an 'eyewitness' insight into the world of eagles, vultures, hawks, kites, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey. See a secretary bird stamping on a snake, a kestrel hovering in midair, a tawny eagle in flight across the page, a burrowing owl coming out of its burrow, and a Verreaux's eagle launching itself at its prey. Learn what an eagle's bones and muscles look like, how falconers train hawks, falcons, and other birds, what steppe eagles eat in winter, and how Harris' hawks hunt in teams. Discover how an alula helps birds to fly, which bird of prey has talons as big as a grizzly bear's claws, how vultures can fly for hours with scarcely a flap of their wings, and much, much more.
Sports & Recreation

Pacific Rims

Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball

Author: Rafe Bartholomew

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101187913

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 7055

A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball. In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball. From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.
Juvenile Fiction

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea

Author: Andy Stanton

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 152471738X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1152

An utterly hilarious Seussian picture book—with a surprise ending—about a mischievous little boy who gobbles up everything in the whole entire world, except for one very important thing. . . . When Danny McGee, much to his big sister Frannie's surprise, drinks up the sea with a giant straw, it turns out he's just getting started. Soon nothing is safe from getting swallowed whole by Danny McGee—not the mountains, not the trees, not even the weather girl on TV! He eats up America and all the people in the whole world (including the author, who is writing this book from inside Danny McGee!). Danny swallows the alphabet and all the numbers, until there is absolutely nothing left . . . except, of course, his big sister, Frannie McGee. Absurdist humor throughout, along with a delicious twist at the end, will have kids laughing uncontrollably at this one-of-a-kind picture book. Praise for the work of illustrator Neal Layton: "Layton's playful mixed-media illustrations evoke Ludwig Bemelmans and John Burningham. They're fresh and funny, providing plenty to pore over." —Kirkus Reviews "[This] whimsical tale is given ample comic dimension by Neal's zany and inventive mixed-media illustrations." —Publishers Weekly
Juvenile Nonfiction

Dinosaurs: In Your Face! [With 3-D Glasses]

Author: Robert T. Bakker, Dr.

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307976920

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 76

View: 2214

Combines the work of a renowned paleontologist and paleoartist in a three-dimensional omnibus of dinosaur-themed Picturebacks, including Dinosaurs!, Prehistoric Monsters! and Dino Babies!, in a volume complemented by a sturdy pair of 3-D glasses.

Plenish: Fuel Your Ambition

Plant-based juices and meal plans to power your goals

Author: Kara Rosen

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 178472212X

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

View: 3121

Unlock your potential with the right plant-based foods to fuel your ambition. Whether your goal is to lose 10lbs, run 10k, sleep better, feel stronger or get that well-deserved promotion, you need energy to fuel your drive and push you forward. Every ambitious human has one thing in common: they rely on their mind and body to keep up with their drive. Featuring more than 40 new raw, cold-pressed juice blends, great recipes for eating throughout the day and goal-focused menu plans, Plenish: Fuel Your Ambition will help you get to the top of your game. These juices are packed full of nutrients that will kickstart the energy you need to unlock your own potential. Wherever your ambition drives you, press on and keep crushing it! Praise for Plenish "The perfect introduction to juicing" - Elle UK "London's best juice cleanse" - Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop "We never knew juices so green could taste so great" - Daily Mail
Juvenile Fiction

Being a Princess is Very Hard Work

Author: Sarah KilBride

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408881926

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3907

Being a princess is very hard work, there's so much to do it would drive you berserk! Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a REAL princess? How many thrones you need to sit on and how many hands you have to shake? Not to mention how many frogs you're supposed to kiss ... ?! BLEURGH. Perhaps being a regular girl is better after all ... A hilarious feel-good story for all would-be princesses to help teach them they are perfect just as they are. From the author of the bestselling Princess Evie's Ponies series, and illustrator of the bestselling Royal Baby series.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Ultimate Dinopedia

The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever

Author: Don Lessem

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426301643

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

View: 555

Shares in-depth information about all currently known dinosaur species organized under major periods, providing details on such topics as physical characteristics, diet and discovery dates. 25,000 first printing.

The Great Dinosaur Mystery Solved

A Biblical View of These Amazing Creatures

Author: Ken Ham

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 1614580111

Category: Religion

Page: 190

View: 2626

A dinosaur book like you've never seen before! Not only is the "dinosaur mystery" solved, but you'll be taught the TRUE history of the earth and its inhabitants! Your thinking about this world will never be the same again! A wealth of information combined into one volume, this fascinating book is a perfect addition to your family library!
Juvenile Fiction

The Pirates of Scurvy Sands

Author: Jonny Duddle

Publisher: Templar Publishing

ISBN: 178741356X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9431

This summer, Matilda is going on holiday with her friends, the Jolley-Rogers. Their destination is the island of Scurvy Sands - a favourite holiday destination for pirates. When Matilda arrives, the swashbuckling residents are not too impressed with her. She has clean teeth, tidy clothes and doesn't smell like she's been at sea for six months without washing - she's definitely no pirate. But when Matilda discovers the secret of the legendary treasure of Scurvy Sands, the pirates decide that maybe some lubbers aren't so bad. A scurvy sequel to the bestselling The Pirates Next Door.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Hidden Story of Homelessness

Author: Karen Latchana Kenney

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477727981

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 5121

The word "homelessness" comes with many expectations, and often those ideas are incorrect, based on outdated stereotypes. This "hidden story" digs deeper into the issue of homelessness, examining the real reasons that people, both individuals and families, are often forced to live on the streets. It connects with readers in a very real way, with photos and statistics that show that anyone can become homeless under certain circumstances. It also discusses what is being done to help prevent homelessness in the future.
Juvenile Fiction

Stardoll #1: Secrets & Dreams

Author: JayJay Jackson

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 9781597074193

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 9880

The prestigious High School of Fashion and Design attracts the best and brightest future fashion stars in Los Angeles; to stand even a chance of making it, you can’t go it alone. Best friends Claire, Ashley, Sue-Ni, Ruby and Kaya are there for each other and they’re ready to take the fashion world by storm. Whether it’s fashion design, interiors, or new technologies, these four have the unique skills and the passion they’ll need to change the game . . . . . . and to save the world! As the girls uncover a sinister plot to rob the earth of its most precious resource they’ll have to marshall strange abilities they once thought were confined to myths and legends -- and more importantly, they’ll have to watch each other’s backs.