The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
Language: English Brand New Book. Five story books, each a classic Dickens novel retold for younger readers, presented in a beautifully designed gift box. The stories are: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations. All titles are taken from the Usborne Reading Programme.
This title is part of four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. Each of these four exciting new stories is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
This title features three hilarious short stories in one book: Penny Dreadful and the Best Friend, in which Penny finds herself getting on unusually well with her arch-enemy Bridget Grimes; Penny Dreadful is Incredibly Contagious, in which a case of chicken pox and the ensuing time off school mean that Penny is forced to make her own entertainment, and Penny Dreadful becomes a Tycoon, in which Penny and Cosmo devise a helmet that can expand your brain, in order to win a TV game show.
Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'Unsuitable for children ages 0-3' warning logo. An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. By adding stickers and drawing patterns and shapes, you can create dozens of eye-popping illusions and find out how they work.
Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo. This title contains 50 cards each showing a game, activity or puzzle to keep children entertained on a long car journey. It includes activities such as memory games, rhyming games and spotting games, sure to keep children (and adults!) amused for hours. Every card is colorfully illustrated and contains clear, step-by-step instructions. The cards are durable and robust, ensuring repeated use.
WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard This work contains a brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long train journeys. It includes games such as noughts and crosses, as well as puzzles, quizzes and doodle cards. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen with which to write the answers on the cards, making the pack entirely self contained and easily portable. The cards are robust and durable, ensuring repeated use.
Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo. This work contains 50 cards each showing an activity, game or pursuit to keep children entertained on holiday. They include playground favourites such as piggy in the middle and stuck in the mud, card games such as cheat and word games such as hangman, which all the family can enjoy together. Every card is beautifully illustrated and contains clear, step-by-step instructions. The cards are durable and robust, ensuring repeated use.
The year is 1892. The Legion have unleashed an ancient darkness on London, leaving crime and chaos in its wake. From their rooftop base, The Watchers fight to restore order - looking to Ben Kingdom for hope. But unbeknown to them, Ben is harbouring a deadly secret that could put them all in danger. As the Legion gather their forces for invasion, all they need for victory is the final Coin of blood. Ben knows that he could put an end to this battle, but on the darkest night of all - the Feast of Ravens - Ben's secret could destroy everything. This is an action-packed adventure series that appeals to boys and girls, combining the timeless theme of good versus evil with steampunk gadgetry and free-running angels. Mortal Engines meets Oliver Twist for a new generation. This is the irresistible follow-up to The Claws of Evil.
This is a re-sized edition of the original flap book that introduces the fascinating world of science in a simple and engaging way for younger readers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps. It includes basic science topics from how plants grow to astronomy and forces. Each double-page includes simple practical experiments for children to try themselves.
Over 100 assorted puzzles on vibrantly illustrated wipe-cleans cards. Test yourself, and your friends, on skills of observation, memory, arithmetic, reasoning and word power. Presented in a sturdy keepsake tin with pen.