Two orphaned children are on the run in Venice with a bungling detective on their trail. They are befriended by a gang of street children and their mysterious leader, the Thief Lord.
IGRAINE THE BRAVE
On her twelfth birthday Igraine finds what she wishes for most, an adventure! When her magical present goes wrong and her parents turn into pigs, it’s up to Igraine to put things right again.
Book 3 of Inkheart trilogy. Sequel to Inkspell (616845). With Dustfinger dead and Adderhead now in control, events have taken an unhappy turn. Even Elinor, left alone in the real world, believes her family to be lost between the covers of a book. If Maggie and Mo can rewrite the wrongs of the past there may be reason to hope.
Meggie Folchart is twelve years old and lives with her father, Mo. They are very close to each other and have a shared passion for books. Meggie loves books; she sleeps with one under her pillow. It is a very special book, however, that turns her world upside down. Book 1 of the series.
Book 2 of the Inkheart Trilogy. Sequel to Inkheart (616600). Meggie is still thinking of Inkheart, the book whose characters came alive. Dustfinger, the fire-eater who was read out of his world, is desperate to return to the tale and finds a crooked storyteller who can read him back..
MOLLY ROGERS TO THE RESCUE
Thieves, greedy pirates and mischief-makers are no match for Molly Rogers! When Molly and her mother, Barbarous Bertha, discover that Captain Firebeard is destroying Monkey Skull Island in search of buried treasure, they set sail on the Red Swallow to save the island and its animals from his clutches. fantastic swashbuckling adventure for little readers, bursting with brilliant characters, gorgeous illustrations and lots of girl power!
THE MOONSHINE DRAGON
When a tiny silver dragon is chased out of Patrick's storybook by an equally tiny knight, all sorts of mayhem breaks loose! Soon moonshine magic has shrunk Patrick too, and he is forced to hole up inside his toy castle as the knight attacks the 'fire worm'. Can Patrick defeat the knight and make it to morning?
Jacob's brother, Will, is in mortal danger having followed Jacob into the other world that has been his secret refuge since their parents died. Cursed, he will turn from boy to beast unless Jacob can save him.
WHEN SANTA FELL TO EARTH
Thanks to Twinklestar, the lightning-shy reindeer, Santa and his caravan have come crashing down in a storm just two weeks before Christmas and the ruthless Gerold Geronimus Goblynch plans to turn the holiday into his personal moneymaking scheme. Santa will have to face Goblynch and his Nutcracker goons if he's ever to rescue Christmas!