Before that, he focused on two jobs of writing and teaching. The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. Could a protest change their minds? And one rule is the most important of all: she must never ever invite anyone home. But he discovers the reality is very different from how he had imagined it when a school trip to a World War Two museum leads to a timeslip - and George is in London at the time of the Blitz! Its slavering jaws gaped to engulf her. A terrifying read from one of today's master storytellers. Ex-library book with stamps on the first page, it is also likely to have a small shelf number sticker on the spine. Battles with mighty giants, demons and dwarves abound and superhuman gods - Thor, Odin and many more - leap from the pages.
And just how far will her parents go to prevent the truth from being known? Gordon wishes he was one of them unlike his cowardly elder brother Raymond, who has done a runner. Another gripping story by this award-winning and hugely popular author. But as Martha makes her first real friend in Scott, a new boy at school, she begins to wonder. It's exciting, and it's fun. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths. For at the stroke of midnight, something peculiar happens to the door of the linen cupboard next to room l2.
When Dan begins to notice some strange happenings at the General's home, he discovers a secret plan brewing between the General and the enemy, but will anyone believe him? If she does, their shameful secret - Abomination - could be revealed. Brown pages: The book has discoloured pages due to age. He wants a knife to protect him and when he finally gets his hands on one it makes him feel 10 feet tall. Then Kirsty discovers that her grandma died falling downstairs and she begins to wonder: is the dream hinting at a dark secret in her family? Harley loses his little brother and sister out trick or treating, but when he finds them they are somehow different and quite frightening. Life in a small village is boring now the war is over, there is still rationing and bomb damage and war losses. Click here to view our current selection which is broken down by age range.
Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. Find sources: — · · · · October 2015 Robert E. Every night she has the same terrible nightmare - of falling downstairs. Then Kirsty discovers that her grandma died falling downstairs and she begins to wonder: is the dream hinting at a dark secret in her family? When a nuclear bomb wrecks his hometown and rips his family apart, 15-year-old Danny has to learn the art of survival. But when a group of children hear of some treasure kept locked in the village, things look at bit more interesting.
Asra and her parents are due to be deported, but Asra runs away at the last minute so her parents have to return without her. But finding Raymond leads Gordon to much more than he bargained for and into huge danger. And, if they do, can they avert disaster? Local legend says that the ghost is Hettie Daynes, an ancestor of their family, who vanished over a hundred years ago. Half the population shelters in fortified suburbs Newtown ; the other half resentfully smoulders in sealed-off ghettoes. In this scene the main character, Kirsty has a dream about her grandmother that died before Kirsty was born, in the dream she watches someone push her elderly grandmother down the stairs then kill her. She has to know the truth. He won three more Red House awards for Room 13 , Nightmare Stairs Short novel, 1998 and Blitzed Younger readers, 2003.
Everyone in Elsworth knows the local legend about the monstrous worm - or dragon - that once terrorised the village. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers. Find og køb bøger af Robert Swindells. Swindells combined writing with teaching until 1980 when he took up writing full-time.
Harry and Bethan and their friends Rob and Alison are determined to find out! Second World War thriller from a Carnegie Medal- winning author. Then Kirsty discovers that her grandma died falling downstairs and she begins to wonder: is the dream hinting at a dark secr I'm falling - falling down steep, narrow stairs - if I hit the bottom asleep, I know I'll never wake. And just how far will her parents go to prevent the truth from being known? A deliciously shivery ghost tale from multi award-winning author Robert Swindells. The recent award that he earned was in 2003 for Blitzed. Every night she has the same Find og køb bøger af Robert Swindells. It's up to the chief's son and the other children of the tribe to overcome the adults' prejudices and attempt reconciliation. Emner der beskriver bøger af Robert Swindells.
May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. When Zoe and her friends go slumming one day, she meets Daz - and it's Romeo and Juliet all over again. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Bottom and his mates are roped into putting on a play for the wedding because, well, there's nothing much to do when you're on the dole. His young adult novel Stone Cold 1993 , which dealt with homelessness, won the Carnegie Medal in 1994. But how long can the knife keep him safe? The Library Association awarded him with an annual Carnegie Medal due to the novel.