Description : Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. Why are the locals so afraid of the deserted old castle on the hill? When lights are seen there in a distant tower, Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack decide to investigate - discovering a very sinister plot concelead in its gloomy rooms and secret passages. First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
Description : The four children are on an Aegean cruise ship "The Viking Star", all set for an uneventful holiday among the Greek islands. The purchase of a ship in a bottle, containing an ancient treasure map, changes all that and leads to a race to find a treasure is.
Description : Something very sinister is happening on the mysterious Isle of Gloom and the children are determined to uncover the truth!
Description : “I knew you’d come back!” the prince shouted with joy. Then he pulled back to look at her. She looked so different, especially in her eyes. She looked wise and confident and peaceful, more confident and peaceful than he had ever seen her. When a mysterious visitor arrives at the castle door with an exciting invitation, the young prince and princess must make a difficult choice. Will they stay in the Castle of Safe, where they know everyone and win all the time, or will they accept the invitation to journey out into the Land of Adventure? What happens if they leave the castle and then fail? What will their friends think? Will others stop liking them if they don’t always win? This heartwarming and exciting story, written in parable form, will inspire people of all ages to face their fear of failure and challenge themselves to find their true potential. This story teaches important life lessons, including: sometimes the best learning comes from our “failures” and it’s your life, so don’t worry about what others will think. Life is a gift and a grand adventure. Let your grand adventure begin!
Description : Key Words with Peter and Jane uses the most frequently met words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently. The Key Words reading scheme is scientifically researched and world renowned. In book 10b, Peter and Jane discover secrets at a castle in 54 new words including, 'arrange', 'asleep', 'river' and 'suddenly'. The Key Words with Peter and Jane books work because each of the key words is introduced gradually and repeated frequently. This builds confidence in children when they recognise these key words on sight (also known as the 'look and say' method of learning). Examples of key words are: the, one, two, he. There are 12 levels, each with 3 books: a, b, and c. Series a: Gradually introduces new words. Series b: Provides further practise of words featured in the 'a' series. Series c: Links reading with writing and phonics. All the words that have been introduced in each 'a' and 'b' book are also reinforced in the 'c' books.
Description : Having saved Seattle from the evil Count Drizel, twelve-year-old Spencer Herold, the other Lake Union Adventurers, and Luther Baum travel to a Romanian castle, where they hope to learn more about the Count, as well as his connection to Baum.