Alonzo King has always loved monsters. He can name every monsters movie ever made and imagines that his house is haunted with a secret graveyard out back. But when suddenly there is word that a real beast has come to town, not even Alonzo can track it down. Will he be able to solve this mystery and make his dream of becoming The Boy of a Thousand Faces como true?
martes, 16 de agosto de 2011
Kaspar the cat first came to the Savoy Hotel in a basket – Johnny Trott knows, because he was the one who carried him in. Johnny was a bell-boy, you see, and he carried all of Countess Kandinsky’s things to her room.
But Johnny didn’t expect to end up with Kaspar on his hands forever, and nor did he count on making friends with Lizziebeth, a spirited American heiress. Pretty soon, events are set in motion that will take Johnny – and Kaspar – all around the world, surviving theft, shipwreck and rooftop rescues along the way. Because everything changes with a cat like Kaspar around.
Pesky Monkeys (Mo's Mischief) : Mo-Shen Ma is staying at his grandparents' house for the summer holidays. It's so much fun! He makes lots of new friends and plays some great games, like hide-and-seek with dogs! But when Mo-Shen visits the zoo, some naughty monkeys play havoc with him and his friends. What can he do to get them back? As ever, Mo-Shen has a plan...
Este diccionario visual contiene más de 2500 imágenes, desde el color y el esplendor del antiguo Egipto al mundo fascinante de las plantas y los animales o los misterios del universo. Estas rigurosas ilustraciones, y las descripciones detalladas que las acompañan, dan vida a este magnífico libro de referencia.
lunes, 15 de agosto de 2011
Because only he can read the magical map, young, weak, and timid Rowan joins six other villagers to climb a mountain and try to restore their water supply, as fears of a dragon and other horrors threaten to drive them back.
Katie and her little brother Matt have love reading about Abadazad. Then, Matt mysteriously disappears and Katie and her mother must go on without him. When, five years later, Katie discovers that Matt is alive and in Abadazad, she must go there to try to find him and bring him back.
viernes, 12 de agosto de 2011
Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, and Hay Lin (W.i.t.c.h.) are five ordinary friends with an extraordinary secret: they each have the power to control a natural element-air, water, fire, earth, and finally, the mysterious "Heart of Candracar." The girls use their powers to guard against evil and to uncover the truth behind mysterious portals leading to other worlds. Between school, family, and a new interest in boys, these girls had enough to worry about! But now they have the secret to turn into a group of friends with special powers . . . destined to fight the evil Prince Phobos in the magic world of Metamoor. W.i.t.c.h. combines fashion and fantasy, magic and middle school, heroism and humor, friendship and family, teamwork and transformation, in a wholesome mix proven to charm the tween girl market.
When Thora and Sybil Weird find a baby dumped on the doorstep of Bogwater Cottage, they are thrilled. The baby can only be a Giftwitch, who will grow up to be an even more powerful witch than they are. But Hetty has other ideas. She just wants to be an ordinary girl
Samuel Blink is the hero of this story, but he doesn't know it yet. Right now, he and his sister Martha are in the back of his parents car. He has no idea a giant log is about to fall from the sky and change his life forever. He doesn't know that he and Martha will be forced to move to Norway and eat their Aunt Eda's smelly brown cheese. He hasn't the slightest clue Martha will disappear into Shadow Forest. A forest full of one-eyed trolls, the sinister huldre-folk, deadly Truth Pixies and a witch who steals shadows. A forest ruled by the evil Changemaker. A forest so dangerous that people who enter never return.
Ben has been saving for weeks to buy the Mongolian fighting fish he's seen in the local pet shop. But on entering Mr Dodds' Pet Emporium, a small cat hooks his claws into Ben's jumper and begs to be bought. The cat tells Ben that Mr Dodds is importing rare magical beasts into this world and he needs his help to save them. Like fish out of water, they are dying in this world, away from their magical land. A parallel world, Eidolon, exists as a neighbour to our own and is filled with magic and magical creatures, like dragons, selkies, sabre-toothed tigers and faeries. With his new friend, Iggy the talking cat, Ben travels between the worlds and helps some of these amazing creatures return home. On his journey he makes loyal friends, encounters danger and adventure and discovers his own royal lineage in the Secret Country...
Chinese boys can be Horrid too! Join in the fun as Mo-Shen Ma and his mischievous father run riot through school and home. There s no trouble they can t get into or out of Every book in the Mo s Mischief series is packed with hilarious adventures and a unique insight into modern Chinese life.Who does Mo-Shen Ma love most? His mum! Not only is she beautiful, but she s also a great detective. When Mo-Shen tries to frame his dad for one of his naughty pranks, his mum finds out immediately! How does she do it? If Mo-Shen wants to play the way he likes, he ll have to work out how to get around his mum
miércoles, 10 de agosto de 2011
Nerissa has turned her evil eye on Caleb! She knows the young Herald of Candracar is the key to getting the Guardians attention. Determined to capture Caleb, Nerissa enters the girls nightmares and drives fear into the hearts of the five girls.