Meet the crime-fighters from Class Five. When Nas and Bella overhear a crook planning a daring robbery at the castle, they know just who to tell. The Boss is the smartest kid in school. Never outsmarted or outwitted, he’s marshalled his class into a crime-fighting unit that could run rings round Interpol. And with the class heading for a field trip to the castle that very day, it’s the perfect chance to find out what the thieves are up to – and just maybe catch them red-handed...
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MESSAGE: This is the system operator. Who is using this account? Please identify yourself . . . When Vicky's father is arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works, she is determined to prove his innocence. But how? There's only one way - to attempt to break into the bank's computer files. Even if Vicky is the best hacker in the world, will she find the real thief before they find her?
Super Animal Adventure Squad comprises two hilarious stories for you to enjoy: ‘The Teatime of Doom’ and ‘The Case of the Baboon Bandit’! Join Agent K, Bearbot, Irwin, Rex and Beesley as they battle to solve two thrilling crimes. In ‘The Teatime of Doom’, our heroes are faced with a Level 6 Cake Emergency as cakes suddenly disappear from bakeries across the country. Without a mid-afternoon treat, the very icing of society would dissolve! Can the SAAS recover the precious pastries in time, or will they come to a sticky end? In ‘The Case of the Baboon Bandit’, pirates have stolen the world’s most valuable treasure, the Jade Baboon of Rangoon. Does the squad have what it takes to defeat the Dread Pirate Green Beard? Cutlasses, cookery and comedy capers abound in this brilliantly funny follow-up!
Randall's weary boss has presented him with an impossible ultimatum: either he locates the owner of the oldest item stored in the immense lost property warehouse by the end of the day, or he’s out of a job! So begins an adventurous journey through a wondrous city. Randall’s enquiries attract a myriad of bizarre, often amusing, and sometimes dangerous characters. Clues are uncovered where and when he least expects them, and help arrives from the strangest of quarters. But wherever Randall goes, trouble is sure to follow. Will he succeed in his impossible mission? And even if he does, just how much of the city will be left standing?
Imagine if you lost your parents – not just in place, but in time. Jake Djones’ mum and dad have gone missing and they could be anywhere in the world – at any time in history. Because the Djones family have an astonishing secret, which for years they’ve managed to keep - even from each other. They belong to the HISTORY KEEPERS: a secret society which travels through the centuries to prevent evil enemies from meddling with History itself. In the quest to find his parents, Jake is whisked from 21st Century London to 19th century France, the headquarters of the mysterious History Keepers, where he discovers the truth about his family's disappearance - and the dastardly Prince Zeldt's plan to destroy the world as we know it . . .
A fantastic, funny reminder that sometimes being good can be the most fun of all.
Random House Children’s Books are publishing books 7-10 in the international best-selling series, Rangers Apprentice by John Flanagan.
Bringing together two thrilling, touching and gloriously funny tales about a motley gang of urchins solving crimes in Victorian London’s east end: Thunderbolt’s Waxwork and The Gas Fitters’ Ball, the volume will be illustrated with brand new artwork by Martin Brown
The fourth title in the popular Sweet Hearts series, this is girly fiction at its best: well-written and wonderfully feel-good.
Another fabulous adventure in this disgustingly funny series. It’s time to fight crime with slime!
Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Award 2010 and 2011 winner and revolting reference expert, Mitchell Symons, has produced another witty, fact-filled book: On Your Farts, Get Set, Go! In this book Mitchell Symons has turned his attention to the world of sport. Whether you’re a sports nut or more of an armchair follower, there will be facts and stories to entertain and educate you.
A timeless, magical classic from the author of The Sword in the Stone, now reissued with an introduction by Anne Fine and a beautiful new cover look. Lose yourself in the magical world of ten-year old orphan Maria and her new found friends, the Lilliputians.
Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Award 2010 and 2011 winner and revolting reference expert, Mitchell Symons, has produced another witty, fact-filled book: Do Igloos Have Loos?.
RHCB is delighted to announce the publication of a brand new Alfie story from master author illustrator Shirley Hughes, All About Alfie, as Alfie himself reaches 30.
From best-selling children’s author, John Boyne, comes a fable brimming with enchantment and wonder illustrations from Oliver Jeffers makes it all the more magical... Eight-year-old Noah’s problems seem easier to deal with if he doesn’t think about them. So he runs away, taking an untrodden path through the forest.
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