|Diamond Brothers: Two of Diamonds World Book
Tim Diamond is the worlds worst detective and these two mysteries will test his nerves to the limit. What does strawberry yoghurt possibly have to do with Paris? Why on earth are Tim and his kid brother Nick invited to a remote Scottish island? The answer murder!
Mirror-Belle and Snow White World Book Day
From Julia Donaldson, the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, comes Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White. Full of black-and-white illustrations by Lydia Monks, Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White is perfect for fans of this bestselling picture-book team who are beginning to read on their own. Ellen gets a big shock when her double appears out of the bathroom mirror. But Mirror-Belle is a double with a difference! She is a princess, and a very mischievous one at that. In this story Mirror-Belle comes popping out of Ellen's mirror to help out with the local pantomime, taking the story off script in a hilarious way. Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White is an engaging short story by Julia Donaldson and is illustrated by Lydia Monks. It is part of a handful of selected short reads specially produced for World Book Day.
|Famous Five: Good
Old Timmy and Other Stories World Book Day
Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. This special World Book Day book contains three of Enid Blyton's page-turning short stories about the Famous Five, with fantastic new illustrations by Laura Ellen Anderson (illustrator of Witch Wars). In Good Old Timmy, the five see a boy being kidnapped at the beach and set out to rescue him. But where have the kidnappers hidden the boy? Could Timmy lead them to the answer? Join the adventure and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Famous Five in 2017
Book Day 2017
A hopeful and moving coming-of-age story set on the island of Lindisfarne, by David Almond, author of the prize-winning Skellig and A Song for Ella Grey.Sixteen-year old Louise travels with her father to the island of Lindisfarne every year ever since she can remember - it's the place Louise's mother loved best of all. The arrival of Hassan from war-torn Syria changes everything. Louise is restless and yearning for independence, and the fiercely free and self-reliant Hassan fascinates her. He seems to know the island from long ago as if it were his home from birth. Hassan is an acrobat, maybe a sorcerer, possibly a source of great danger. The wild gang of boys who call the island their home want to cast him out. The forces of love, death and hope move Louise and Hassan towards a deeper understanding of themselves and their place in a world that is both cruel and compassionate. Lindisfarne will change their lives forever. David Almond is the author of many beloved and prize-winning books for children and teenagers. His best known work, Skellig, won the Whitbread Children's Award and the Carnegie Medal and was made into a feature-length film. A Song for Ella Grey, a beautiful retelling of the myth of Orpheus, won the Guardian Children's
|Dead of Night: A
World Book Day Book 2017
Set in the alternative World War II scenario of his Front Lines novels, Michael Grant, author of the bestselling GONE series, has written this story exclusively for World Book Day 2017. Rio Richlin doesnt have superpowers. She is an ordinary young woman. A soldier in the American army, wearing a uniform, carrying a rifle, and fighting alongside thousands who are trying to make a difference, trying to change the world. At least, thats the plan. Right now shes part of a squad on a training exercise in some place called Wales. They re cold, they re wet, and Rios pretty sure they re also lost. Spending the night in a creepy old inn wasnt part of the plan at all Rio's only training. But soon, the fate of the world will be in the hands of the soldier girls. A World Book Day book in 2017.Michael Grant is the evil genius of YA Fiction. Among his biggest fans is Stephen King who called the GONE series A driving, torrential narrative. Michaels life has been similarly driving and torrential. Hes lived in almost 50 different homes in 14 US states, and moved in with his wife, Katherine Applegate, after knowing her less than 24 hours. Michael and Katherine were running their own cleaning business when they were working on their first book. Since trading in his marigolds, Michael has now written around 150 books (with Katherine, as himself, under pseudonyms and as a ghost-writer).
World Book Day 2017:Jacqueline Wilson
A brand-new story starring the unlikely best friends of The Butterfly Club, published specially for World Book Day 2017, from much-loved and bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson.Selma can't wait to go on holiday with her best friend forever, Tina. But a holiday with Tina means a holiday with her triplet sisters, too - and it's not long before Selma feels like the odd one out. Can their shared love of butterflies bring Selma and Tina together again?
|Peppa Pig: Peppa
Loves World Book Day 2017
It's World Book Day and Peppa and George are allowed to dress up as their favourite characters for school. George knows exactly what he wants to be, but Peppa has so many favourite stories, she can't decide who to go as . . .Find out which costume Peppa decides to wear in this special World Book Day book.
|Where's Wally? The
Join Wally on his quest through magical and bizarre fantasy lands. Hidden in every intricately-detailed scene are Wally and his friends - so let the hunt begin! Full of eye-boggling extras and hours of fun, this third classic Wally adventure comes in a fiendish mini edition and extra puzzling puzzles to play. Wow! Amazing!
Underpants: A World Book Day Book
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|Horrid Henry Funny
Fact Files: World Book Day
An exclusive World Book Day 2017 collection of Horrid Henry's best and most brilliant facts! Collated especially to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day, this hilarious compilation includes everything you need to know about Horrid Henry, from fiendish facts and how-to's, to top-secret diary excerpts and Purple Hang Gang passwords.
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