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With the heart-shaped herb thriving, a group of Wakanda's finest engineers working on expanding her dome technology, and the borders more fortified than ever, Princess Shuri can finally focus on what matters most: her training. Soon, a bigger problem rears its head. The princess hears whispers of exceptionally talented young girls across the world going missing. A young environmental scientist in Kenya, a French physics prodigy -- the list of the missing keeps growing and growing. And when this mystery hits home in a way the princess would've never expected, there's no more time for hesitation: There are lost girls out there somewhere, and Shuri is determined not to let them be forgotten.Show more
When Sam rescues an abused mare from outlaw horse rustlers, she knows she's done the right thing. But the ranch already has a full corral, and a long drought means the cattle are running out of grass. Of course her dad refuses to allow her to adopt another mustang. The frightened and dangerous mare is just beginning to trust Sam when the rustlers learn Sam is the one who told the authorities about their illegal wild horse trap. Now, it's up to Sam to keep the mare - and herself - safe.Show more
A rollicking fairy-tale adventure from the makers of The Adventures of Alfie Onion, Tom & Tallulah and the Witches' Feast and The Dragon's Breakfast. 'French is a skilled storyteller ... she reminds us how fresh a fairy tale can feel in the right hands.' - The New York Times Prince Max is on a mission. The royal family are down to their very last penny, so the king and queen have sent him away to the valley of the giants - with only a grumpy old donkey for company. According to legend, the giants are rich beyond all imagining: they live in gold palaces, drink from gold goblets and brush their teeth with gold toothpaste. But are the legends true and, even if they are, will the giants be willing to share their treasure? With the help of his donkey companion and Caromel, the talking cat, Max is about to find out. And he must keep his wits about him ... there are worse dangers than giants, lurking in the shadows! 'French is a writer of tremendous charm, her world at once comedic and believable.' - Literary ReviewShow more
Nnedi Okorafor's acclaimed first novel for middle grade children introduces a boy who can access super powers with the help of the magical Ikenga. Nnamdi's father was a good chief of police, perhaps the best Kalaria had ever had. He was determined to root out the criminals that had invaded the town. But then he was murdered, and most people believed the Chief of Chiefs, most powerful of the criminals, was responsible. Nnamdi has vowed to avenge his father, but he wonders what a twelve-year-old boy can do. Until a mysterious nighttime meeting, the gift of a magical object that enables super powers, and a charge to use those powers for good changes his life forever. How can he fulfill his mission? How will he learn to control his newfound powers? Award-winning Nnedi Okorafor, acclaimed for her Akata novels, introduces a new and engaging hero in her first novel for middle grade readers set against a richly textured background of contemporary Nigeria.Show more
Darius, son of an escaped Iranian scientist, is a pupil at an exclusive Swiss school, but his father's former bosses want him back and have no regard for the boy's LIFE or his FREEDOM. The Special Forces Cadets are sent to PROTECT Darius. When the assassins launch a DEADLY ATTACK, their only escape is into the mountains. Pursued by their enemies, can the cadets triumph and SURVIVE the deadly natural HAZARDS of the alpine winter?Show more
«Amanda Black» es la nueva serie para niños de Juan Gómez-Jurado y Bárbara Montes. Aventuras repletas de misterio, acción trepidante y con un ritmo frenético. «Tengo trece años, y un examen de Sociales mañana del que no tengo ni idea. Pero esa no es la mayor de mis preocupaciones. Antes del fin de semana, el banco nos echará a la tía Paula y a mí de la Mansión Black. Esa era la mayor de mis preocupaciones hasta hace tres segundos. La cuerda con la que estaba descendiendo desde el piso 180 de la Torre Dagon Corp. ha sido cortada. Ahora mismo caigo desde cuatrocientos setenta y siete metros de altura, a una velocidad de aproximadamente cincuenta y cinco por segundo. Calculo que en algo menos de nueve segundos me estamparé contra el suelo. Tampoco es ésa la mayor de mis preocupaciones. La mayor de mis preocupaciones es que el que ha cortado la cuerda es mi mejor amigo. O al menos yo creía que lo era.» Así arranca la primera novela de la nueva serie middle grade de Juan Gómez-Jurado y Bárbara Montes, que narra las aventuras de Amanda Black, una niña que el día de su trigésimo cumpleaños recibe una carta misteriosa que cambiará su vida. Y de qué manera.Show more
El regalo de Lis se compone de la traducción y adaptación del alemán al castellano de una selección de siete cuentos pertenecientes a la obra Träumereien an französischen Kaminen, del cirujano y escritor alemán Richard von Volkmann (1830-1889): El joven Gafe y la princesa Fortuna, El órgano prodigioso, La hijita de oro, El reino invisible, Un cuento para niños, La vieja maleta y La música celestial. Todos ellos conectan de forma entrañable con 'el niño interior' del ser humano, y a través de las historias que viven sus personajes, aportan valores tales como el valor de soñar y perseguir los sueños, la justicia, la bondad, la generosidad, y la importancia de lo invisible y espiritual frente a lo material y terrenal.Show more
When 13-year-old Samantha returns home to her family′s cattle ranch in Nevada, she′s worried. She moved away two years ago to recover from a bad fall off her beloved mustang, Blackie, and she′s still not sure she can get back in the saddle. Her new colt doesn′t seem to like her, and the other ranchers treat her like the boss′s spoiled daughter, and Blackie has been missing since that fateful day. But that′s just the beginning. When Sam suddenly finds the fate of a mysterious mustang who may or may not be the missing Blackie - resting in her hands, she has to learn to be a real cowgirl, ready or not. The classic theme of a girl and her horse is set against a backdrop of mustangs, tumbleweeds, and a West that′s still Wild. Phantom Stallion #1: The Wild One On a moonlit night, a mustang comes to Sam. Is it Blackie grown up and gone wild? Is it the legendary phantom stallion? Or could it be both?Show more
Tomas is a fully-fledged expert dragon grower and protector of the dragonfruit tree. He has eyes in the back of his head for watching over those sneaky dragons, awesomely fast reflexes for putting out sparks and dodging the diving antics of whirling newly hatched dragons. He's got it all down pat - and managing his little lightning bolt dragon Zing, too. But he's not quite prepared for the adventure that awaits him when a huge secret is revealed about his new friend, Aura. A thrilling secret that will take Tomas and Aura on a journey of discovery that will finally unlock the last mysteries of the dragonfruit tree. A journey of discovery that all the dragons will be in on - and just what will happen when lightning bolt dragon Zing and storm dragon Flicker get together? Get ready for the ride of your life in this fizzing, sparkling final story in THE BOY WHO GREW DRAGONS series.Show more
When a dastardly villain's attempt to steal a laser machine goes spectacularly wrong, nine-year-old Zack gets zapped with super powers. This would be awesome, other than Zack is a teeny tiny bit afraid of ... EVERYTHING! Now, the most undeserving superhero of all time must fashion a costume, save the day and work out how to reverse the laser's effect before he gets stuck with super powers FOR EVER!Show more
The first in a super (like, actually, with powers and stuff) NEW series for 7+ readers from the amazingly talented illustrator and author Sophy Henn! This is the perfect read for fans of Dork Diaries, Tom Gates, Amelia Fang, Wimpy Kid and Dog Man. Being a superhero is the best thing ever, right? WRONG! HELLO! My name is Pizazz and I'm a superhero… You probably think that's really AWESOME and while it can be, it's also REEEEEEEAAALLLLY annoying. Don't believe me? Well, I have to wear the same outfit ALL THE TIME?! I'm always dashing off to save the world right in the middle of fun stuff. Plus I have to be the good guy even when I might not want to be. And sometimes I just want to be, well, normal. You see, it's not easy being SUPER … PS. DON'T even ask me about my super "POWER"… "Blocky comic-style panels, a fire-farting granddad and a conservationist message make for accessible, quirky reading" - The Guardian, Children's Book of the Month "Sophy Henn's funny new series […] a witty and original reminder that superheroes are human too" - The Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week "Sophy Henn's lively, energetic story should be a hit with anyone who finds it hard to fit in" - The Financial Times "Full-page illustrations, comic-strip sequences, quirky typography and dramatic chapter openers ensure this book will appeal to more reluctant readers" - The i "Perfect for fans of her previous series Bad Nana, with the same level of illustration and zany text throughout" - BooktrustShow more
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