Jack Beechwhistle - Rise of the Hairy Horror

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Red Fox

ISBN: 9781782953043

Category: Beauty operators

Page: 304

View: 3154

The second brilliant book in the Jack Beechwhistle series. The world's a dangerous place. Luckily, Jack Beechwhistle is around to protect it. He might look like an ordinary boy, but really he's a junior secret agent. He's tackled all sorts of missions - exploding conkers, zombie sweet-shop owners, and man-eating giant slugs - with a bit of help from his best friends and sidekicks, Colin and Harry (as long as it's not past their bedtime). Then Jack notices something strange and suspicious about the hairdresser in town, Valentino. Every time Valentino cuts someone's hair, he sweeps the hairs up and collects them in a big plastic bag. But what is he using them for? Everything points to Valentino being an evil enemy agent! And Jack Beechwhistle's on the case . . .

Jack Beechwhistle: Attack of the Giant Slugs

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448194407

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6819

Don't panic, but you're in danger. At least, you would be, if Jack Beechwhistle wasn't around to protect the world from alien attacks, zombie sweet-shop owners, and exploding conkers - with a bit of help from his trusty sidekicks, Colin and Harry (as long as it's not past Colin and Harry's bedtime). Their missions are daring, dangerous, and deadly. They even have top-secret headquarters (the shed by the rhubarb patch). But now Jack's about to face his most challenging challenge yet. The Attack of the Giant Slugs. And they're on their way to Jack's school - right in the middle of maths!

006 and a Bit

Author: Kes Gray,Nick Sharratt

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0099488035

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

View: 460

Daisy is back and this time she's not just Daisy, she's 006 and a Bit, spy extraordinaire. With her black felt-tip moustache, dark glasses, secret spy gadgets and special spy code, she's poised and ready for action. There's just one problem, nobody can understand a word she's saying! Mrs Pike the neighbour, Tiptoes the cat and even Gabby, Daisy's best friend, are all baffled by her spy language. Poor 006 and a Bit is about to abandon her mission when a mysterious stranger with a blue moustache and purple beard deep pokes his head around the door . . .

Super Daisy

Author: Kes Gray,Nick Sharratt

Publisher: Red Fox

ISBN: 9781862309647

Category: Daisy (Fictitious character : Gray)

Page: 32

View: 8417

Cripes! Planet Earth is in DANGER! It's on a fatal collision course with Planet Pea! If they crash then Planet Pea will explode into a gazillionpillionkillion peas, and that means only one thing . . . there'll be PEAS . . . WITH EVERYTHING!!!! The fate of dinner-times world wide rests with Super Daisy. A super-fun , action-packed story with flaps, split pages and pull tabs. Readers will love taking control of the action: Pull a tab to reveal the HORROR of peas with pancakes, lemonade, chocolate mousse and trifle! Flip a flap to find out just how SUPER Super Daisy is. Turn the page to watch Super Daisy wreak havoc on all peas with a KER-POW, WHIZ-PING and BANG-SPLAT. With bold illustrations, and fun novelties, this book will provide hours of fun, again and again.

Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1782956085

Category: Children's stories

Page: 320

View: 1099

It's Halloween and Daisy is going trick-or-treating for the very first time. In the dark . . . in the fog . . . with a VAMPIRE . . . armed only with a torch and some silly string. GULP! The funny, spooky and totally troublesome new tale from the bestselling Daisy series.

A Winter Double Daisy

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448197627

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 544

View: 9494

Daisy's getting into double the trouble in this fantastic collection! Whether she's tracking down thieves in DAISY AND THE TROUBLE WITH BURGLARS, or starring in her school nativity play in DAISY AND THE TROUBLE WITH CHRISTMAS, one thing's for sure - there's always trouble when Daisy's about.

The Very Royal Holiday

Author: Clémentine Beauvais

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408863952

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 3171

Holly, Anna and Pepino are thrilled to finally be going on the amazing intergalactic Holy Moly Holiday! They have been promised scuba diving in volcanoes, followed by a flight to Mars and, most excitingly of all, hot chocolate on tap. But if there's trouble to be had, the three friends will find it. Even on this terrific trip ... This fabulously funny follow-up to The Royal Babysitters, The Royal Wedding Crashers and The Royal Bake Off, with its wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, will delight fans of Judy Moody and Darcy Burdock.

Daisy and the Trouble With Jack

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144819802X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 4925

Daisy can't believe it! Mrs Peters is making her sit next to Jack Beechwhistle - the worst boy in the school, and possibly the whole world! Jack is so mad! Mrs Peters is making him sit next to Daisy Butters - she's such an annoying blabber! As the school day goes on, Daisy and Jack think of more and more ways to get one up on each other. Then they both have a brilliant idea! Trouble is, Daisy and Jack might be more alike than they realized . . . A funny, mischievous and totally troublesome tale for girls and boys, written and published specially for World Book Day 2016.

Daisy and the Trouble with Life

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409014932

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8898

The trouble with life is it's SOOOOOOOOO unfair. Daisy's been grounded. No HOPPING or SKIPPING, FLYING or PARACHUTING. She's lucky she's even been allowed out of her bedroom after what she's done. But what HAS she done that is SOOOOOOOOOOO naughty? You'll have to read the book to find out!

Daisy and the Trouble with Coconuts

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448120403

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 817

'The trouble with coconuts is they are the worst type of nuts in the whole wide world. If you ask me, coconuts shouldn’t be allowed in a funfair. If you double ask me, they shouldn’t even be allowed to grow. Coconuts are too big. Coconuts are too hairy. Plus, if you try to win one, they just get you into trouble. Which isn’t my fault!' Get up to no good with Daisy as she heads to the funfair - for a whole lot more trouble!

Daisy and the Trouble with Giants

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407076868

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 5790

Fee Fi Fo Fum! What has Daisy gone and done?! Daisy has decided she wants to meet a REAL giant! If Daisy met a real giant he'd pick Daisy up and put her on his shoulder and they'd have giant adventures! They'd eat crunchy creams as big as tractor tyres, and if she got thirsty, they'd have giant lemonades out of giant straws. It would be sooooo gooood! Trouble is . . . if you want to meet a giant you need a magic bean. And finding magic beans can be troublesome . . . The trouble with giants is they really shouldn't live at the top of magic beanstalks. If giants didn't live at the top of magic beanstalks then Daisy is convinced that she wouldn't have got into big trouble AGAIN!

Oi Duck-billed Platypus

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Hachette Children's

ISBN: 9781444937329

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5064

A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names... Over to you Frog! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a Top Ten Bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others). And Oi Goat! was a 2018 World Book Day Book.

Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball

Author: Laura Ellen Anderson

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 1780318413

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 6540

A GORGEOUSLY GOTHIC, WICKEDLY FUNNY NEW SERIES FROM WITCH WARS ILLUSTRATOR LAURA ELLEN ANDERSON Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares! Amelia Fang would much rather hang out with her pet pumpkin Squashy and her friends Florence the yeti (DON'T CALL HER BEAST!) and Grimaldi the reaper than dance at her parents' annual Barbaric Ball. And when the King’s spoiled son Tangine captures Squashy, Amelia and her friends must escape the party to plan a daring rescue! In their race against time, they begin to realise things in Nocturnia may not be quite what they seem . . . Join Amelia on her very first adventure. She won't bite! This gloriously ghostly new series from the creator of EVIL EMPEROR PENGUIN is perfect for 7-9 year olds and fans of THE WORST WITCH and WITCH WARS. Amelia Fang is a modern Wednesday Addams - but much more loveable! Look out for Amelia's next adventure, AMELIA FANG AND THE UNICORN LORDS, coming soon! Praise for Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball: 'Brilliantly imagined . . . laugh-out-loud funny' Sunday Express 'The perfect mixture of funny, foul and fearful' Metro When she's not trying to take over the world or fighting sock-stealing monsters, Laura Ellen Anderson is a professional children's book author & illustrator, with an increasing addiction to coffee. She spends every waking hour creating and drawing, and would quite like to live on the moon when humans finally make it possible. Laura is the creator of EVIL EMPEROR PENGUIN and illustrator of WITCH WARS, as well as many other children’s books. AMELIA FANG is her first series as author-illustrator.

Witch for a Week

Author: Kaye Umansky

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471160912

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 1608

'A Bewitching tale, charmingly told and is certain to delight any witch in the making' M.G, Leonard, award-winning author of Beetle Boy 'A gorgeous story that bubbles with charm, wit and magic' Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher 'Bursting with memorable characters, a huge sense of fun and a big dollop of honey, flowers and strawberry-scented magic!' Joe Berger, author of Lyttle Lies and Hubble Bubble 'A sulky raven, a grubby dog and a common-sense heroine with a strong sense of customer service. This is a funny, magical treat!' Holly Webb, author of Lost in the Snow When Elsie Pickles offers to house-sit the mysterious home of local witch Magenta Sharp, she has no idea what she's getting herself into. Left with a talking raven and a scruffy dog for company, a magical tower that has a mind of its own and a book of instruction called Everything You Need to Know, what could possibly go wrong? With an assortment of weird and wonderful neighbours banging at the door and a box of volatile magical ingredients that must be used immediately, Elsie finds out that looking after Magenta's home might not be as easy as she first thought ... does she have what it takes to be a witch for a week or will it all end in a magical disaster? A new magical adventure from Kaye Umansky, the bestselling author of the spellbinding children's classic Pongwiffy, brought to life with charming illustrations from rising star Ashley King!

Billy's Bucket

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

ISBN: 9780153565748

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8261

Despite his parents' protests, Billy wants nothing for his birthday but a very special bucket and all goes well until the bucket is borrowed without his permission.

This Book Is Not Good For You

Author: Pseudonymous Bosch

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316071390

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

View: 734

Between the pages of this book lies the secret to the best-tasting chocolate in all the world. I promise, your taste buds will tingle. Your palette will sing! Oh no, have I accidentally tempted you to read this book? I will warn you, however, the most delicious things are never good for you...and this story is particularly scrumptious! In this tooth-rotting adventure, Cass's mom has been kidnapped by the evil dessert chef and chocolatier, Señor Hugo! The ransom...the legendary tuning fork. Can Cass and Max-Ernest find the magical instrument before it's too late? Will they discover the evil secret ingredient to Señor Hugo's chocolate success? If you're tempted, take a taste, but just remember...this book is not good for you.

Oi Goat!

World Book Day 2018

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444945920

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 16

View: 4070

Created for World Book Day, the next hilarious rhyming picture book from award-winning Kes Gray and Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Jim Field, following the bestselling Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! Dogs put on clogs Gators dress as waiters And ants put on pants Frog turns stylist in this boisterous picture book, making all the animals put on their glad rags for World Book Day. But will everyone be as fashion forward as Frog? Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Kes is one of the Independent's TOP TEN children's authors and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011. Oi Dog! is shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2016.

Hairy Horror

Author: Sandra Glover

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781783440337

Category: Brothers and sisters

Page: 87

View: 9585

Anna loves her new home, but if there's one thing she doesn't like, it's the scary basement her step-brother, Hal, lives in. Hal is a genius, and one day Anna discovers the top secret special project he's been working on: an enormous hairy spider called Tula! Anna is absolutely terrified - can she ever learn to live with a ginormous monster tarantula lurking in the house? Illustrated beautifully throughout by Kate Grove Perfect for readers of 7+

Daisy and the Trouble with Christmas

Author: Kes Gray

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407050486

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 9815

Daisy has been EXTREMELY excited about Christmas since September. And when Daisy is excited, TROUBLE will surely follow! Daisy loves the carols, the sparkly lights, the crackers, the snowmen, and especially the chance to be in the school Christmas play. She's got SEVEN whole words to learn! But when Daisy and her best friend Gabby decide the dolly their teacher has chosen to play the Baby Jesus is a bit . . . well, boring, Daisy comes up with a plan that will mean TROUBLE!