Varjak Paw

Author: S. F. Said

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405662635

Category: Cats

Page: 230

View: 5403

Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the elected leader of a new gang - a gang that supports freedom and kindness for all. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave yet sometimes naive cat?

The Outlaw Varjak Paw

Author: SF Said

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448158532

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 6373

Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the elected and popular leader of a new gang - a gang that supports freedom and kindness for all. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave yet sometimes naive cat? Soon the city erupts in an all-out gang war as the evil Sally Bones attempts to control the lives of all cats. Horrified and outnumbered, Varjak and the others must fight for their freedom or die trying; can Jalal's Way really be the best way? This is another thrilling adventure, eagerly awaited by all Varjak fans, both young and old.

Varjak Paw

Author: SF Said

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0307548694

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 3734

Mesopotamian Blue cat, Varjak Paw, has never been Outside before; he and his family have always lived in the isolated house at the top of the hill. But Varjak is forced out into the city when the sinister Gentleman and his two menacing cats take over his home. With help from his mystical ancestor, Jalal, Varjak manages to overcome challenges such as self-survival and a threat from the gangland cats, and he ultimately discovers the terrifying secrets behind the Vanishings. But can he save his own family from their fate? With wonderful integrated illustrations from acclaimed comic book artist Dave McKean, this book will appeal to all ages. From the Hardcover edition.

Phoenix

Author: S. F. Said

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763688509

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

View: 3158

"Lucky thinks he's an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing - and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he's on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew - and an Alien warrior girl, with neon needles in her hair. Together, they must find a way to save the galaxy. For Lucky is not the only one in danger. His destiny and the fate of the universe are connected in the most explosive way"--Publisher information.

Malkin Moonlight

Author: Emma Cox

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408870851

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 5788

The winner of the National Literacy Trust's inaugural New Children's Author Prize 2015! Malkin Moonlight is an animal adventure story destined to become a classic alongside the likes of The Aristocats, Gobbolino the Witch's Cat and Varjak Paw. Every journey begins with one paw step ... Malkin is a small black cat with a magnificent tail, and he's destined to be a hero. He just doesn't know it yet. On his third life, Wild Malkin falls in love with Roux, a Domestic cat who likes the comforts of home. Together they explore the night and have adventures. And when Roux's owners decide to move away, she chooses to become a Wild too and live with Malkin. Setting out to find a new home, they stumble across a recycling centre full of cats ? at war. Can Malkin realise his destiny and find a way to bring peace to the land? An extraordinary adventure awaits ...

Swordbird

Author: Nancy Yi Fan

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061757268

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 6341

The blue jays and cardinals of Stone-Run Forest have turned against each other. According to legend, only Swordbird, son of the Great Spirit, has the power to conquer evil and restore peace to the land. But is he real or just a myth? Can Swordbird arrive in time to save the forest . . . or will it be too late? Twelve-year-old author Nancy Yi Fan has woven a captivating tale about the birds of Stone-Run Forest and the heroism, courage, and resourcefulness in their quest for peace.

Darkside

Author: Tom Becker

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545037395

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 294

View: 7106

After finding a tin can without a label on it, curious twelve-year-old Fergal Bamfield opens it to discover a desperate message for help that inspires Fergal and his friend, Charlotte, to venture out on a strange adventure that ends up being zanier than either could have ever imagined.

Paws and Whiskers

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0552570869

Category: Cats

Page: 400

View: 3189

This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. Includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself, Leonie's Pet Cat, as well as extracts from treasured classics such as The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more. This is a collection to enjoy and share for many years. For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Author: Kate DiCamillo,Bagram Ibatoulline

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 076364367X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 210

View: 1071

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories. Jr Lib Guild. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint.

Animas, Book One: Legacy of the Claw

Animas

Author: C. R. Grey

Publisher: Disney Electronic Content

ISBN: 1423193970

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 4040

To twelve-year-old Bailey Walker, kin means more than just family. It means being a part of the Animas bond, a harmonious link that connects humans and animals, and guides everything in his world. But Bailey hasn't found his kin yet, and without an Animas, he's destined to be an outsider—or worse, lose his mind entirely. So when he's accepted into the prestigious Fairmount Academy, he's determined to Awaken to his Animas once and for all, even if it's a measly worm. But once there, Bailey can't resist the pull of the dark mysteries surrounding the kingdom. A bear has been viciously attacked on school grounds, and when he and his friends discover signs of a ferocious predator in the woods surrounding campus, he knows something's out there, something dangerous. And Fairmount isn't the only place where darkness is brewing. In the capital city, a new leader preaches that humans must assert power over their kin, enslave them instead of living as one. Bailey can't shake the feeling that the root of the unrest, and the key to his Awakening, lies in an old riddle entwined around an even older prophecy—a prophecy that may reveal the truth about the rightful king of Aldermere. And Bailey may be the only one who can unravel them. The capital's dark forces will stop at nothing to prevent the prophecy from coming true. If they succeed, the Animas bond will be in peril. Can Bailey help protect the Animas bond while still trying to awaken to his own? In this first installment of the gripping ANIMAS series, the battle is just beginning.

Krindlekrax

Author: Philip Ridley

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241326788

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 6406

A very funny school story with weird and wonderful characters by the award-winning author, Philip Ridley. Ruskin Splinter is small and thin, with knock-knees, thick glasses and a squeaky voice, and the idea of him taming a dragon makes the whole class laugh. Big, strong Elvis is stupid but he looks like a hero. So who is more likely to get the big part in the school play? But when the mysterious beast, Krindlekrax, threatens Lizard Street and everyone who lives there, it is Ruskin who saves the day and proves he is the stuff that heroes are made of after all.

Skybreaker

Author: Kenneth Oppel

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060532270

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 369

View: 7966

Matt Cruse, a student at the Airship Academy, and Kate de Vries, a young heiress, team up with a gypsy and a daring captain, to find a long-lost airship, rumored to carry a treasure beyond imagination, in the sequel to Airborn.

Hostage Three

Author: Nick Lake

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1619631490

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 7683

From the author of the Michael L. Printz award–winning novel In Darkness comes a critically-acclaimed, fast-paced thriller that's as dangerous as the seas on which it's set. The last thing Amy planned to do this summer was sail around the world trapped on a yacht with her father and her stepmother. Really, all she wanted was to fast-forward to October when she'll turn eighteen and take control of her own life. Aboard the Daisy May, Amy spends time sunbathing, dolphin watching and forgetting the past as everything floats by . . . until one day in the Gulf of Aden another boat appears. A boat with guns and pirates – the kind that kill. Immediately, the pirates seize the boat and its human cargo. Hostage One is Amy's father – the most valuable. Hostage Two: her stepmother. And Hostage Three is Amy, who can't believe what's happening. As the ransom brokering plays out, Amy finds herself becoming less afraid, and even stranger still, drawn to one of her captors, a teenage boy who wants desperately to be more than who he has become. Suddenly it becomes brutally clear that the price of life and its value are two very different things . . .

Tailchaser's Song

Author: Tad Williams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101142240

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7119

Fifteen years ago, a young author surprised and enchanted readers with his first novel—the story of Fritti Tailchaser, a courageous tom cat in a world of whiskery heroes and villains, of feline gods and strange, furless creatures called M'an. The book was Tailchaser's Song, the author was Tad Williams.The legend was born.

The Ice Palace

Author: Robert Swindells

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0140349669

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 5425

Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik, King of Winter, steals Ivan's little brother and Ivan braves the bitter cold to find him.

Archie Greene and the Magician's Secret

Author: D. D. Everest

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062312138

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 4712

D. D. Everest's magical middle grade debut, filled with enchanted books and mysterious activity, is sure to captivate readers. Open this book . . . if you dare to face what awaits you inside! On his twelfth birthday, Archie Greene receives a mysterious package containing an ancient book in a language he doesn't recognize. The gift leads him to a family he didn't know he had and a world he never knew existed. With the help of his cousins, Bramble and Thistle, Archie tries to unravel the mystery behind his book, but he begins to realize that his gift is something more powerful than he could have imagined. And the only thing more perilous than its contents is being its owner. The book waited four hundred years for Archie Greene. Now Archie must discover why.

Jazzy in the Jungle

Author: Lucy Cousins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781406343922

Category: Children's stories

Page: 26

View: 4767

Meet Jazzy, the baby lemur, and his Mama Jo Jo Jazzy and his Mama are playing hide and seek in the jungle, can you help Mama find Jazzy? Lift the leaves, peep through the tum tum trees and pull aside the flowers for a riot of colour and discoveries along the way.

Kat Writes a Song

Author: Greg Foley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1534406816

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 7329

Kat the kindhearted kitten has a great big song to share in this adorable new picture book from author and illustrator Greg Foley. It was a gray and rainy day. Kat was stuck indoors. She was sad because she had no one to play with. “I’ll write a song! That will make me feel better,” Kat said. Kat writes a song to make things better on a gray and rainy day. After perfecting her magic song, she sings it out loud, and to her surprise, the rainy clouds go away! Kat is so pleased that she goes around her neighborhood singing her magic song. Will her song be able to help her friends too? A great read-aloud for parents and little ones to share, this sweet story proves that music has the power to bring friends together and let the sun shine through.

On Giants' Shoulders

Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA

Author: Melvyn Bragg

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848942656

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 7430

The fascinating story of science unfolds in this account of the lives and extraordinary discoveries of twelve of its greatest figures - Archimedes, Galileo, Newton, Lavoisier, Faraday, Darwin, Poincaré, Freud, Einstein, Marie Curie and Crick and Watson. Exploring their impact and legacy with leading scientists of today including Stephen Jay Gould, Oliver Sacks, Lewis Wolpert, Susan Greenfield, Roger Penrose and Richard Dawkins, Melvyn Bragg illuminates the core issues of science past and present, and conveys the excitement and importance of the scientific quest.