Description : Everyone loves the wickedly dry sense of humour of The Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine. Okay, Okay. So hang me. I killed the bird. For pity's sake, I'm a cat. Poor Ellie is horrified when Tuffy drags a dead bird into the house. Then a mouse. But Tuffy can't understand what all the fuss is about. Who on earth will be the next victim to arrive through the cat-flap? Can soft-hearted Ellie manage to get her beloved pet to change his wild, wild ways before he ends up in even deeper trouble? The hilarious antics of Tuffy and his family as told by the killer cat himself. 'Anne Fine knows how to make readers laugh' Guardian Anne Fine has written numerous highly acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and adults. The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year; and Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize. Anne Fine was named Children's Laureate in 2001 and was awarded an OBE in 2003.
Description : ing a child in a wheelchair by Anne Fine for Egmont’s Blue Banana series. Pip’s class are sending big red helium balloons off to celebrate their school’s 100th anniversary. They ask the people who find them to tell them how far they’d gone. One lands just down the road, one is found in the next town – but Pip’s flies all the way to Buckingham Palace! And Pip gets an invitation to have tea with the Queen . . . Blue bananas are illustrated books for NC Level 2 readers learning to tackle longer prose for the first time with the support of extensive illustrations and speech bubbles. They are carefully designed with education in mind, supporting children’s understanding of vocabulary and punctuation. Blue Bananas explore the feelings and emotions of characters in a clear fashion.
Description : Pinch is a pack rat who does not want to give up the possessions that are cluttering his house, but when he finally is persuaded to sell them at a neighborhood tag sale, he discovers the beauty of recycling. Includes tips on "reducing, reusing, and recycling."
Description : What have Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II and the Three Little Pigs got in common? They are all characters in this hilarious horror/political satire. You will never look at President Obama the same way again, after reading about his embarrassing, (but very funny), secret. There have been many conspiracy theories about the origins and ancestry of Barack Obama. Some are just plain ridiculous. Perhaps the real Obama story is being revealed here? It can scarcely be more far-fetched than some of the "e;origins of Barack"e; myths and, if the comments of the many amused readers are anything to go by, a lot more entertaining.If you want to see how a comic/horror zombie story can morph into an outrageously funny satire on conspiracy theories, "e;The Zombie, the Cat, and Barack Obama"e; is the book you need to read.Check out these comments by happy readers.Kitty Muse Book Reviews."e;The way that all of these characters are intertwined is a path even Alice of Wonderland fame would have fun treading. I hope Mr. Meade continues writing in this vein-he is a comic genius."e;Betsy Ashton"e;This slim volume packs more irony, humor and improbable relationships into fewer than 100 pages than any fiction writer I've read. At least I think he's written fiction.Read it. Enjoy it. Laugh out loud. Think. You won't be disappointed."e;Viv Drewa.I had no idea this novel by Christopher Anthony Meade was going to be so hilarious!"e;I couldn't imagine a zombie, cat and Barack Obama, and several other entities could be woven into such a magnificent and entertaining novel."e;Bobbi Lerman."e;Part satire, part horror story, part conspiracy story, and part comedy, The Zombie, The cat and Barack Obama is absolutely a non-stop laugh riot! If writer Christopher Meade is looking for a second occupation, I would suggest stand up comic! He would be stellar."e;Tickle your funnybone by downloading and reading this hilarious satire today.
Description : The second book in a brilliant new series perfect for fans of laugh-out-loud school adventures like Jedi Academy and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. This ebook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices. D.J. and Gina are TOTALLY ordinary kids. But Hilo...isn't. He's an alien robot from another world! Hilo is just settling into life on Earth (Bowling? Knock-knock jokes? OUTSTANDING!) when strange portals begin opening up all over town and even STRANGER creatures are coming through them! But it will take more than a GIANT MUTANT CHICKEN, A VIKING HIPPO, A MAGICAL WARRIOR CAT, or even a few million KILLER VEGETABLES to stop Team Hilo. Er, won't it...? Can Hilo, D.J. and Gina figure out how to send these creatures back to their own worlds before they DESTROY the Earth? Find out in HILO: SAVING THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD. Hazzah!
Description : LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : The brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Dennis the Menace. ‘My best friend Bunky is sort of like my pet dog, so it was weird when he suddenly started fancying a cat one day.’ Barry can’t wait to tell his friends that they’ve been invited on his family caravan holiday to Plonkton. But the weekend by the sea doesn’t turn out to be the keelfest Barry was hoping for. It’s all his best mate Bunky’s fault for going and falling in love. OH. MY. UNKEELNESS! Have you got all of Jim Smith’s amazekeel books? I am not a Loser I am still not a Loser I am so over being a Loser I am sort of a Loser Barry Loser and the holiday of doom Barry Loser and the case of the crumpled carton Barry Loser’s ultimate book of keelness Barry Loser hates half term My mum is a loser free ebook My dad is a loser free ebook Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser was selected as a Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 title. Future Ratboy and the attack of the killer robot grannies Future Ratboy and the invasion of the nom noms Future Ratboy and the quest for the missing thingy Jim Smith is the keelest kids’ book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.
Description : Special Box Set of Three of Natasha Mostert's suspense novels, including SEASON OF THE WITCH, winner of the World Book Day, Book to Talk About Award. SEASON OF THE WITCH: Gabriel Blackstone is a cool, hip, thoroughly twenty-first century Londoner. A computer hacker by trade, he is also a remote viewer: able to 'slam a ride' through the minds of others. But he uses his gift only reluctantly -- until he is contacted by an ex-lover who begs him to find her step-son, last seen months earlier in a mysterious house in Chelsea. Gabriel becomes increasingly bewitched by the house, and by its owners, the beautiful and mysterious Monk sisters. But even as he falls in love, he knows that one of them is a killer. But which one? "e;a brain-squeezing thriller"e; Kirkus (starred review) THE MIDNIGHT SIDE: Natasha Mostert's critically acclaimed debut thriller starts with a phone call from a dead woman and keeps the reader guessing until the end. "e;Bedtime reading for the brave"e; The Times (London) WINDWALKER: A story of murder, redemption and eternal love, WINDWALKER will keep you on the edge of your seat - and break your heart. "e;Hauntingly elegant"e; Booklist
Description : Håkan Nesser, 'the Godfather of Swedish Crime' (Metro), is back with the second installment in the Inspector Barbarotti series, The Root of Evil. *Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger * July 2007. A letter arrives on Inspector Barbarotti’s doorstep detailing a murder that is about to take place in his quiet Swedish town. By the time the police track down the subject of the letter, he is already dead. So when a second letter arrives, then a third, and a fourth, it’s a game of cat and mouse to stop the killer before he can make good on all of his promises. Meanwhile, an anonymous diary is unearthed depicting the incidents of a two week holiday in France five years earlier, and it doesn’t take Barbarotti long to realize the people populating the diary are the ones whose lives are now in the balance . . .