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A thunderstorm rocks a strange-looking bus on its way to school. With each blast of lightning, the bus ripples with shock waves. With each ripple, a boy sees his bus mates split into vibrating twins, then triplets. The bus soon grows more and more crowded, but the boy is in for an even more shocking surprise. Step aboard the addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS, where the final destination is never expected.
After school, a boy boards an odd-looking bus. Inside, the floor, the seats and even the ceiling are covered with chewed-up wads of gum. Soon, the sticky wads grow thicker, climb higher, come alive . . . and the bus windows will not open! Can the boy escape before the ooze takes control? Step aboard the addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS, where the final destination is never expected.
Aboard a strange-looking bus, a girl hears whining coming from a hatch beneath her seat. The whines sound like calls for help. When the girl lifts the hatch to investigate, a hand reaches out and grabs her leg. Then another hand grabs her and another! Are the body parts reaching for help . . . or do they want something more? Step aboard the addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS, where the final destination is never expected.
After play rehearsal, schoolchildren board a bus that no one recognizes. Soon, the sky grows darker, the moon and stars arrive early, and the students see something they didn't expect: the lights of their city far, far below them! The strange bus is drifting into outer space . . . and the students are running out of air. Step aboard the addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS, where the final destination is never expected.
Martin loves taking photos, especially of birds, and so a big photography competition at school should be a dream come true. However, he has Sophia for a partner, who is aloof and spiky and would rather take a photo of a bin than a bird. But as Martin learns more about her life, and her role as a carer for her mum, he discovers they can find a way to work together and begin to see things from a different angle. Reflect is a series of emotionally powerful books with realistic settings, carefully crafted to promote thoughtful discussions and develop higher-level reading comprehension. Written by top childrens authors and developed with Literacy expert and Series Editor Nikki Gamble, these are books you can trust to engage, entertain and support childrens personal development. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to stories with the right depth and complexity for them, and helping them to progress. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children deepen their understanding and support their reading comprehension. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links to relationships education and support literacy skills.
After a long school day, a young girl falls asleep on her bus, only to be awakened by a monstrous creature. The beast claws at the bus's hood! It rips apart the engine! Can the girl stop the creature before this bus ride becomes a nightmare? Bestselling author Michael Dahl (LIBRARY OF DOOM and IGOR'S LAB OF FEAR) takes young readers on the ride of their life in this addictively creepy series, SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS!
From dawn to dusk, the SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS rumbles along city streets and down country roads, searching for another passenger. It looks like any other bus -- yellow, black markings, and dirty windows. But BEWARE! Step aboard and experience the ride of your life, or the last ride you'll ever take! This addictively creepy series from Michael Dahl, the bestselling author of LIBRARY OF DOOM -- will keep young readers on the edge of their bus seats until the final stop.
On a morning like any other, a young boy gets on his school bus, but the passengers are anything but ordinary. One student has an extra eye! Another has a tail! And another has lizards for hair! At least his best friend is normal -- or is she? Step aboard Michael Dahl's (LIBRARY OF DOOM and IGOR'S LAB OF FEAR) addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS, where the final destination is never expected.
After an away game victory, a bus full of football players heads back home. Suddenly, all of the players receive the same message on their phones -- an image of a mysterious shadow figure. When the figure appears on the road ahead of them is all hope lost? Or can the team pull out another win? Bestselling author Michael Dahl (LIBRARY OF DOOM and IGOR'S LAB OF FEAR) takes young readers on the ride of their life in this addictively creepy series SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS!
During a field trip, a school bus takes students on a detour due to road construction. Then another. And another! The bus seems to be driving in circles, as if the streets have become a giant maze. Will the students ever reach their final destination? The addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS from Michael Dahl, the bestselling author of LIBRARY OF DOOM will keep young readers on the edge of their bus seats until the final stop.
After detention, a young boy steps aboard the late bus. When the bus takes an unexpected turn toward a graveyard, his long day suddenly goes from bad to worse! Will the detour be the ride of his life . . . or his final destination? The addictively creepy SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS from Michael Dahl, the bestselling author of LIBRARY OF DOOM will keep young readers on the edge of their bus seats until the final stop.
A young girl slides into the first-row seat of her school bus. The cool kids won't let her sit in the back. But today, she's glad to sit up front. Row by row, the seats in the back of the bus begin disappearing! Will her row be next? Bestselling author Michael Dahl (LIBRARY OF DOOM and IGOR'S LAB OF FEAR) takes young readers on the ride of their life in this addictively creepy series, SCHOOL BUS OF HORRORS!
The rusty old digger has been in Dak's village for years. Dak is sure he can get it working again, but can he? Books in the Wayfarers strand are for learners who can read a range of texts accurately and fluently. Wayfarers titles require learners to read beyond what is on the page, inferring characters' feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions. There is more emphasis on understanding through reading and less use of illustrations to show meaning. Repetition is used for dramatic effect rather than to build vocabulary. Contains teaching support including learning outcomes, curriculum links and follow-up activities.
Either Way is a graphic novel that teaches teens about the history of gay rights in America, while emphasising the recurring theme that `It's okay to be gay. Or not. Either way, it's okay.' The book features three stories woven together: a coming-of-age coming out story; a lesson on marriage equality; and the experiences of a gay man in the military. Ages 13+.
In The Ugh Factor, hundreds of acts are desperate to perform for the judges on the Star Makers TV show, but Anji and Leo's band is far too cool for that or is it? When their Mum strikes a bargain with them and they have to take part, they come up with a plan for sabotaging the audition. Will Leo and Anji's band get through to the Star Makers live show? Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year olds. There is something for everyone in this varied collection which is packed with fantastic illustrations. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The series is written by top children's authors and edited by award-winning author Jeremy Strong. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.