Literature and Fiction
The Village by the Sea (A Puffin Book)Paperback – July 2, 2015
A story of survival set in a small fishing villlage near Bombay. Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be responsible for everything. Although the book paints a picture of extreme poverty, it demonstrates the strength of the family even in the most extreme circumstances and offers a powerful picture of another culture.
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer (Book 1)Hardcover – 6 Oct. 2015
The first book in the incredible new series from the author of Percy Jackson, the Kane Chronicles and Heroes of Olympus.My name is Magnus Chase. I’m orphaned and living rough on the streets of Boston. And things are about to get much worse.My day started out normally enough. I was sleeping under a bridge when some guy kicked me awake and said, ‘They’re after you.’ Next thing I know, I’m reunited with my obnoxious uncle, who casually informs me that my long-lost father is a Norse god.Nothing normal about that. And it turns out the gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Apparently, if I can’t find the sword my father lost two thousand years ago, there will be doom. Doomsday, to be precise.A fire giant attacking the city?Immortal warriors hacking each other to pieces?Unkillable wolves with glowing eyes?It’s all coming up.But first I’m going to die. This is the story of how my life goes downhill from there…
My Little Pony: 500 First Words Sticker BookPaperback – Sticker Book, 20 Sept. 2018
Learn 500 first words with everyone’s favourite ponies! This My Little Pony sticker activity book is packed with activities and sticker pages that will make learning first words fun.Each turn of the page introduces new themes such as family, animals, feelings, and seasons, with words that children will come across both in the classroom and the My Little Pony world. Children can draw pictures to match the words, add stickers to complete the page, and trace the missing letters using the pictures as clues.This book will assist the development of vocabulary skills through interactive activities that will help children associate the words with the pictures. It is perfect for supporting children as they learn to read and write simple words at home.
Monkey PuzzlePaperback – 1 April 2019
Magical Rhyming Story that any child will love “I’ve lost my mum!” “Hush, little monkey, don’t cry, I’ll help you find her,” said Butterfly. But somehow Butterfly keeps getting git wrong. Will Monkey ever find his mum?
RecklessPaperback – Import, January 1, 2008
When Jenny Humphrey arrived at Waverly Academy, the student body immediately started buzzing about her and her body. She quickly caught the eye of three of the hottest guys on campus, kissed two of them, and made one her boyfriend: the adorable Easy Walsh. Too bad Easy just happened to belong to somebody else—Jenny’s roommate, Callie Vernon.It didn’t take long for powerful Tinsley Carmichael to tell Callie their sweet-faced new roommate was really a manipulative skank. So what if Tinsley herself stole a guy out from under their other roommate Brett Messerschmidt’s perky little nose? Then Callie and Tinsley threw Jenny and Brett out of their ultra-exclusive club. And just like that, it was war.Now the four roommates have been split up across enemy lines—Jenny and Callie are living together in Dumbarton 303, and Brett and Tinsley are seemingly miles away downstairs. What will happen when Easy sneaks in to see Jenny…but finds Callie instead? And what if Brett discovers the one secret Tinsley’s kept hidden for years?Everyone at Waverly is watching and whispering. With girls this wild, anything can happen, but only one can be it.
Gossip Girl The Carlyles: You Just Can’t Get Enough (Gossip Girl the Carlyles 2)Paperback – 2 Oct. 2008
The high-life can be oh so complicated…The Carlyle triplets are making their mark on the Upper East Side. But not everyone is pleased to hear they’re staying: Jack Laurent, who lost her boyfriend to Baby, for one, and how long before Owen’s new BFF discovers the real reason he got dumped? With the first benefit party of the year approaching everyone’s attention is on who is going with whom. But who will they be going home with? New York may be a big city, but it’s one small island…
Goodnight Moon Board
Chosen as one of BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost’s Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns.This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime. In a great green room a little bunny is tucked up snugly and safely in bed and is getting ready to say goodnight to all the familiar things in his room, one by one. Margaret Wise Brown’s comforting, rhythmical text accompanied by the warmth of Clement Hurd’s classic mid-century illustrations make Goodnight Moon a timeless picture book, which is known and loved around the world. Printed now with a beautifully vivid orange pantone ink to recapture the magic of the 1947 original, Goodnight Moon makes the perfect birthday or christening gift.