Supersaurs 1: Raptors of Paradise

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1786968088

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 8705

A thrilling new adventure series: what would the world look like if dinosaurs had never died out? Imagine a world where dinosaurs have survived and evolved as ... SUPERSAURS. This is the world that Bea Kingsley lives in, a world where humans live side by side with supersaurs, sometimes in peace but often in conflict. Bea is the daughter of explorer parents who went missing when she was just a baby. So when her grandmother suddenly takes her on a trip to the remote Indonesian islands of Aru, Bea starts asking some big questions. But the more questions Bea asks, the more trouble she and her grandmother find themselves in. Was the journey to the islands a big mistake? The adventure starts here... SUPERSAURS: RAPTORS OF PARADISE is the launch of a major new six book series for children, illustrated throughout with magnificent black and white artwork. The ground-breaking Supersaurs app uses state-of-the-art augmented reality to make the world of Supersaurs literally leap off the page and into the real world . . .

Supersaurs 2: The Stegosorcerer

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 178696810X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 4849

The next book in the innovative adventure series. Imagine a world where dinosaurs never died out . . the world of Supersaurs. After leaving the rainforests of Indonesia, and outwitting the terrible Christian Hayter, Bunty Brownlee takes her grandchildren Bea and Carter, and Carter's newly domesticated Black Dwarf Tyrant, to a safari reserve in Kenya, built to protect the endangered White Titan Tyrants. But soon the children are caught up in a sinister plot involving poaching and diamond-mining. The young heroes require the aid of the Steggi, a nomadic tribe who live in harmony with their prized Stegosaurs... Packed with revelations, and with more clues to uncover via the Augmented Reality app, this thrilling African safari adventure takes the reader deeper into the wonderful world of Supersaurs.

Supersaurs 1

The Raptors of Paradise

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786968074

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 352

View: 7951

Imagine a world where dinosaurs have survived and evolved as, Supersaurs. This is the world that Bea Kingsley lives in, a world where humans live side by side with supersaurs, sometimes in peace but often in conflict. Bea is the daughter of explorer parents who went missing when she was just a baby. So when her grandmother suddenly takes her on a trip to the remote Indonesian islands of Aru, Bea starts asking some big questions. But the more questions Bea asks, the more trouble she and her grandmother find themselves in. Was the journey to the islands a big mistake? The adventure starts here.

Supersaurs 3: Clash of the Tyrants

Author: Jay Jay Burridge

Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre Ltd.

ISBN: 1786968118

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 8593

Bea and Carter Kingsley have been struggling to fit in at school in England after their adventures and the tragic loss of their grandmother, Bunty. Despite his misgivings about further travel, their godfather Theodore decides to take them to America, to visit their Uncle Cash Kingsley's ranch in California. Unexpectedly reunited with Viscount Lambert Von Knutr, and introduced to his wife, Anya Sitz, Bea and Carter find themselves temporarily separated when Bea accompanies the glamorous Viscount's wife to San Francisco. Theodore, still determined to unlock the mysteries of the journals the childrens' father left behind, takes off on a quest of his own. Will the rifts growing be healed - or widen? The adventure concludes in Wild West style with a dramatic showdown at the rodeo... In a world where dinosaurs have survived and evolved alongside humans, Bea and Carter Kingsley are searching for answers to the disappearance of their parents. But the answers our heroes seek are surrounded in mystery. What is the secret of the Saurmen? And who else is interested in discovering it - can everyone they meet be trusted? The world of SUPERSAURS is wonderfully realized, grounded in historical events and a classic storytelling adventure beautifully illustrated throughout.

The Untold Story of Father Christmas

Author: Alison Battle,Mike Battle

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408892359

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9409

Have you ever wondered where Father Christmas came from? And how he ended up with a factory at the North Pole full of elves to help him make toys? A beautifully illustrated and timeless story about how a toymaker and his wife became Mother and Father Christmas for children all over the world.

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea

Author: Andy Stanton

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 152471738X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2663

An utterly hilarious Seussian picture book—with a surprise ending—about a mischievous little boy who gobbles up everything in the whole entire world, except for one very important thing. . . . When Danny McGee, much to his big sister Frannie's surprise, drinks up the sea with a giant straw, it turns out he's just getting started. Soon nothing is safe from getting swallowed whole by Danny McGee—not the mountains, not the trees, not even the weather girl on TV! He eats up America and all the people in the whole world (including the author, who is writing this book from inside Danny McGee!). Danny swallows the alphabet and all the numbers, until there is absolutely nothing left . . . except, of course, his big sister, Frannie McGee. Absurdist humor throughout, along with a delicious twist at the end, will have kids laughing uncontrollably at this one-of-a-kind picture book. Praise for the work of illustrator Neal Layton: "Layton's playful mixed-media illustrations evoke Ludwig Bemelmans and John Burningham. They're fresh and funny, providing plenty to pore over." —Kirkus Reviews "[This] whimsical tale is given ample comic dimension by Neal's zany and inventive mixed-media illustrations." —Publishers Weekly

Stardoll #1: Secrets & Dreams

Author: JayJay Jackson

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 1597076902

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 9492

The prestigious High School of Fashion and Design attracts the best and brightest future fashion stars in Los Angeles; to stand even a chance of making it, you can't go it alone. Best friends Claire, Ashley, Sue-Ni, Ruby and Kaya are there for each other and they're ready to take the fashion world by storm. Whether it's fashion design, interiors, or new technologies, these four have the unique skills and the passion they'll need to change the game . . . . . . and to save the world! As the girls uncover a sinister plot to rob the earth of its most precious resource they'll have to marshall strange abilities they once thought were confined to myths and legends -- and more importantly, they'll have to watch each other's backs.

The Secret of the Purple Lake

Author: Yaba Badoe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911115311


Page: N.A

View: 7705

The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that take us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Spain to Norway and Thailand. As a minor character from one story assumes a major role in the next, we meet a fascinating cast, including Imoro the magic elephant, the Walrus Prince, and the Wild Princesses of Rousay. The protagonist of the opening tale, The Fisherman's Daughter, has to retrieve her dead father's bones from the bottom of the sea, in order to bring harmony back to her seaside village. In fulfilling her task, she must evade the clutches of The Fish-man of the Purple Lake. The Fish-man, a monstrous creature with the body of a man and the head of a fish, was once a beautiful boy from the Sahel, and has his own story about how he became the Fish-man.

Eagle and Birds of Prey

Author: Jemima Parry-Jones,Eyewitness Books

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789458605

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 4585

Here is a spectacular and informative new guide to birds of prey around the world. Superb color photographs give the reader an 'eyewitness' insight into the world of eagles, vultures, hawks, kites, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey. See a secretary bird stamping on a snake, a kestrel hovering in midair, a tawny eagle in flight across the page, a burrowing owl coming out of its burrow, and a Verreaux's eagle launching itself at its prey. Learn what an eagle's bones and muscles look like, how falconers train hawks, falcons, and other birds, what steppe eagles eat in winter, and how Harris' hawks hunt in teams. Discover how an alula helps birds to fly, which bird of prey has talons as big as a grizzly bear's claws, how vultures can fly for hours with scarcely a flap of their wings, and much, much more.

Pacific Rims

Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball

Author: Rafe Bartholomew

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101187913

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 1456

A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball. In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball. From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.

Politics and Government for Beginners

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781474922524

Category: Political science

Page: 128

View: 6191

Learn about different types of government (democracy, monarchy, dictatorship), about how laws are made, but also about how politics has an impact into every day life (who pays for schools and hospitals for example). Become a citizen and understand why adults fight a lot every four years thanks to this book which uses infographics and snippets of information to make non-fiction fun!

Moon Princess

Author: Barbara Laban

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338118560

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 7575

Sienna is unhappy. Her mother has disappeared and she feels alone in Shanghai. Her only friend is Rufus--a sarcastic invisible dog with a VERY clear idea of how things should be done. When their mean housekeeper starts acting suspiciously, Sienna decides to investigate. She follows a trail of clues that leads her to a new friend, Feng, who also has an invisible animal friend and has lost a family member. Together they embark on a hunt through China that leads them to new friends, even more invisible animals, and a mysterious moonlit temple where Sienna's mother and Feng's brother were last seen. Are the disappearances linked to a priceless statue of the famous moon princess? And can they discover the dangerous truth?

Dinosaurs: In Your Face! [With 3-D Glasses]

Author: Robert T. Bakker, Dr.

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307976920

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 76

View: 6129

Combines the work of a renowned paleontologist and paleoartist in a three-dimensional omnibus of dinosaur-themed Picturebacks, including Dinosaurs!, Prehistoric Monsters! and Dino Babies!, in a volume complemented by a sturdy pair of 3-D glasses.

The Briny Cafe

Author: Susan Duncan

Publisher: Random House Australia

ISBN: 174275306X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 3605

Ettie Brockbank is the heart and soul of Cook's Basin, a sleepy offshore community comprising a cluster of dazzling blue bays. But for all the idyllic surroundings, Ettie can't help wondering how she's so very little to show for her 52 years. Until fate lends her a helping hand - in the shape of a dilapidated, lopsided caf on the water's edge. Like Ettie, The Briny Caf has been there for years and is the anchor of the community. When Bertie, the septuagenarian owner, offers Ettie the business for a knockdown price - it's an opportunity too good to miss. But it's a huge job - and she'll need a partner. Enter Kate Parker, the enigmatic new resident of the haunted house on Oyster Bay. There's a mystery about Kate that even Ettie can't crack, but one thing is clear - Kate is running away from something... Could giving a ramshackle little caf a new lease of life be the new start both women are so desperate for...?

Ball Stars 3: Reppin' It

Author: David Lawrence

Publisher: Random House Australia

ISBN: 0143781685

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 5575

A fun-filled junior fiction series written in partnership with Basketball Australia There's big news at Robdale Primary - representative basketball trials are happening. Danny, Crystal and their Raptors friends can't wait to try out. The selection process is full on but fun. However, things go into meltdown when the captain of the boy's team is announced and it's not who everyone (read: Greg) expected. TIMEOUT! Can the boys bury the hatchet and learn to play as a team, or will it only be the girls who have a shot at a trophy?

Quicksand Pond

Author: Janet Taylor Lisle

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481472240

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 5728

Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle’s gorgeous and profound new novel about a pivotal summer in two girls’ lives explores the convictions we form, the judgments we make, and the values we hold. The pond is called Quicksand Pond. It’s a shadowy, hidden place, full of chirping, shrieking, croaking life. It’s where, legend has it, people disappear. It’s where scrappy Terri Carr lives with her no-good family. And it’s where twelve-year-old Jessie Kettel is reluctantly spending her summer vacation. Jessie meets Terri right away, on a raft out in the water, and the two become fast friends. On Quicksand Pond, Jessie and Terri can be lost to the outside world—lost until they want to be found. But a tragedy that occurred many decades ago has had lingering effects on this sleepy town, and especially on Terri Carr. And the more Jessie learns, the more she begins to question her new friendship—and herself.

It's True! Dinosaurs never died (10)

Author: John Long,Travis Tischler

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741154542

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 9577

Pssst! It's true! This is the best book on dinosaurs you'll ever read! Fossil smugglers caught! Dino battle of the century! Skeletons sell for millions! Stegosaurus footprints stolen! Dinosaurs are still making headlines, 65 million years after they all died out. (Or did they?) New fossil discoveries reveal ancient secrets from the long-ago times when 80-tonne titanosaurids and chicken-sized raptors shared the Earth with killers like Tyrannosaurus rex. Dig up the dirt on Jurassic giants and Triassic tyrants.

Indigo Blue

Author: Jessica Watson

Publisher: Lothian Children's Books

ISBN: 0734418140

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 2323

Alex feels like a fish out of water in her new hometown - the sleepy little lakeside village of Boreen Point where she is reluctantly sent to live with her slightly eccentric aunt for her final year of high school. None of Alex's classmates could care less about the new girl, so Alex couldn't care less about them . . . or so she tries to tell herself. As a distraction from what is quickly shaping up to be a very lonely year, Alex spends her savings on a rundown little yacht and throws herself into restoring it. A curious discovery leads to the beginnings of a friendship, but it's Sam - the sailmaker's apprentice - and his mysterious ways that capture Alex's attention and force her to question what is real and what matters most. A captivating novel about fate, friendship and finding yourself from Young Australian of the Year 2011, Jessica Watson.