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An exhilarating new series set in the great outdoors, from HOTEL FLAMINGO author Alex Milway Welcome to Big Sky Mountain: a home for everyone! Rosa has come from the city to live with Grandma Nan in the wilds of Big Sky Mountain. And what surprises are in store for her! Grandma Nan is not exactly an ordinary grandma, and Big Sky Mountain is like nowhere Rosa has dreamed about before. Grandma Nan lives in an old wooden cabin with Albert the moose and Little Pig the pygmy owl, and spends every day out on adventures. From canoeing down rapids to making friends with the local animals, life never stays still for long on Big Sky Mountain! Rosa has a lot to learn, and when unexpected visitors to the mountain cause a bit of a ruckus, can she rise to the challenge, and be the mountain girl Grandma Nan needs her to be?Show more
Explore the incredible life of Queen Elizabeth II in this children's biography. Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history. At just 25 years of age, Princess Elizabeth succeeded King George VI to the British throne. This compelling audiobook looks at Elizabeth's life as both a public and private figure. It traces her early years as a princess, her experiences in the women's army during World War II, her coronation, and her life as queen both at home and in the public eye. The audiobook looks at Elizabeth's marriage to Prince Philip, her husband of more than 70 years, and her life as a mother to her four children, including her eldest son Prince Charles, the heir to the throne. In this biography audiobook for kids ages 8-11, learn how Elizabeth has worked alongside 13 British prime ministers, met leaders from around the world, and has remained a stable presence as head of the British royal family. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Authors: Brian and Brenda Williams are highly experienced writers of history books for children. They have written numerous biographies and books on royalty, including Queen Victoria, published by Heinemann and Kings and Queens (of Britain) for Pavilion Books. For the BBC, they have written life stories of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for use by teachers in Britain. Literacy consultant: Stephanie Laird is an instructional coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville, Iowa, and is currently serving on the International Literacy Association's (ILA) Board of Directors through 2019. Consultant: Dr. Elena Woodacre specialises in queenship and all things royal. She has published some books on royalty and has run workshops for children on medieval queens.Show more
From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud and inspiring new adventure for all readers of 8 and up that is ahead of its time – 1,001 years ahead, to be precise… The year is 3020. Pip@256X#YY.3_7 is lonely and bored: she goes to virtual school on her G-Glasses, she only has a talking cat and parrot to hang out with, and she can’t even leave her LivingSpace due to the extreme heat and floods outside. Until the day that Pip explores a glowing ring in a lab and finds herself in a warehouse, in 2019. Where she meets boy-inventor Rahul – who is also lonely and bored. Together, Rahul and Pip are no longer lonely. But they have a whole load of new problems, including hiding talking animals from Rahul’s parents, and finding a way back to the future. Plus – just maybe – saving the world… Future Friend is a terrifically entertaining time-slip adventure that combines action, laugh-out-loud humour and the importance of friendship, in a story that asks the question – what would happen if your best friend came from the future?Show more
Learn all about - Ada Lovelace and the world's first computer programme - Helen Keller and how she overcame her disabilities - Harriet Tubman's inspirational life and work - in this children's biography. Discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, one of the world's first computer scientists! In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. In this biography audiobook for 7-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace's intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her fascination with science. In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Helen Keller, who overcame the odds by learning to understand and communicate with the world. Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing due to an early childhood illness and spent the first 6 years of her life unable to interact with other people. She remained isolated from the outside world until Anne Sullivan came to work as her teacher. In this biography audiobook, learn all about Helen Keller's amazing life and achievements - how she learned to read Braille and speak, go to college, write books, and ultimately revolutionize the world through her activism on behalf of the deaf and blind. Discover the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, a fearless activist and abolitionist who helped guide many slaves to freedom. Born into slavery in the 1820s, Harriet Tubman would later run away and help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North, using the ''Underground Railroad''. A nurse, scout, and advisor during the American Civil War, Harriet co-led the Combahee River Raid, in which 700 slaves were liberated. After the war, Harriet became involved in women's suffrage, or the right to vote, and opened a retirement home for sick and elderly African Americans. Learn all about Harriet Tubman's fascinating life, the hardships she endured, the people she helped and rescued, the battles she fought, and how this American icon of strength continues to inspire so many people today. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019; Nancy Castaldo; Libby Romero; Kitson Kazynka © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Anne Frank and her world-famous diary in this children's biography. In this biography, discover the incredible story of Anne Frank, the courageous young writer who hid from the Nazis during World War II. Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during one of the most fearsome times in history, and one of a relatable young girl facing the same questions and troubles that kids come up against today. Learn how both sides of this puzzle made up the person who is Anne Frank. Meet her family and friends, explore ''The Annex'' where they hid, and see her story put in historical context alongside information about World War II and the Holocaust, and Hitler and Nazi Germany. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 Stephen Krensky © 2020 DK AudioShow more
SHADOWSEA takes Lily, Robert and Malkin on their biggest adventure yet, all the way to New York City and to the depths of the ocean, where secrets never stay submerged for long... Swept into the bright hustle and bustle of New York, Lily, Robert and Malkin discover that danger lies beneath the city's surface. For there are chilling goings-on... a strange boy held captive who needs their help, and a shadowy professor with a treacherous plan. Searching for clues, Robert and Lily are plunged into deep water... But will they uncover the deadly truth in time to survive?Show more
Princess Ellie is pony-mad! So when top designer Lord Leo arrives to give the palace a makeover, Ellie quickly escapes to the stables to avoid all the fuss. But she soon discovers that there's something strange about Lord Leo, and she suspects there's more to his plans than meets the eye. Can her pony, Starlight, help Ellie uncover the palace plot?Show more
Non-stop action, terrifying dinosaurs and a race to save the world...'I'm sorry,' I said, sure I hadn't heard her right. 'Do you mean you are still bringing dinosaurs back to life?'Were people really still resurrecting the creatures responsible for nearly wiping out the human race?Sky Mundy's life has changed dramatically since she fled the underground compound where she grew up. She and her friends are now prey to dinosaurs and being pursued by marines but Sky is determined to follow a map left by her missing father. When the map leads to a hidden underwater lab, Sky is horrified to learn that scientists are still breeding dinosaurs. As she delves deeper into her father's secrets, Sky uncovers a plan that will destroy the world, unless she can put a stop to it...Show more
The beasts are back...Dinosaurs have reclaimed the earth, driving humans underground and only a band of teens can save the world. JURASSIC PARK meets INDIANA JONES In this thrilling new action-adventure series. Two hundred years ago, the first dinosaur was successfully cloned. Soon after, the human race realized they'd made a colossal mistake...The dregs of humanity have been driven into hiding, living in underground Compounds.Thirteen year old Sky Mundy's father was part of the inner circle of Compound leaders until five years ago he mysteriously disappeared. Now the time has come for Sky to try and track him down. Along with her best friend Shawn, she steps out into the world above, a world of rampaging dinosaurs, but also a full of surprises, where Sky is about to learn that just about everything she's been taught has been a lie, and the dinosaurs might not be the most dangerous predators out thereNow Sky not only has to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance - she also has to save the world.Show more
Princess Ellie is pony-mad! So she's excited about visiting Prince John as she can't wait to meet his ponies, Toffee and Fudge. She's enchanted by the snowy mountains too, but when they go for a ride they soon discover that snow isn't always fun - it can be scary. Will Ellie and her friends have to spend the night in the freezing white wilderness?Show more
Princess Ellie always wants to sneak off to the stables - and especially when she realizes something's wrong with her pony, Starlight. But Meg the groom won't tell her what it is. To take her mind off it, Ellie goes for a ride on the beach. But then disaster strikes and she's stuck! How will she get back to her beloved Starlight?Show more
Princess Ellie is pony-mad! And she hates boring royal rules. She can't wait to go camping with her best friend Kate and her ponies, Moonbeam and Rainbow. There'll be no servants, no governess and - best of all - no rules! But when she hears strange noises in the night, Ellie starts to get scared. Will she solve the moonlight mystery?Show more
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