"...Startled by His Furry Shorts!" Louise Rennison Sound the Cosmic Horn! Bestselling author Louise Rennison's seventh book of the confessions of crazy but loveable teenager Georgia Nicolson is out in PB! Why did I admit I wanted Masimo to be my proper boyfriend? Why? One minute he was snogging me, and then the next he was snogging Wet Lindsay, stick insect and drip. Perhaps I should tell him he can go out with her as well as me! But then I might snog him after she has snogged him, which would mean I have practically snogged her!!! Erlack! I would rather snog my cat, Angus! He has certainly got nicer legs! Well, more of them anyway. Georgia is on the 'rack of luuurve' once more! Will Masimo the Italian Stallion agree to be her one and only boyfriend? How does she really feel about her old friend and lip-nibbling partner Dave the Laugh? And has Robbie the Sex God really gone for good? You'll laugh with her and cry with her - follow Georgia's hilarious antics as she desperately tries to muddle her way through teenage life.
A Little Princess F. Hodgson Burnett Сара Кру, дочь офицера, узнает о разорении и гибели отца. Прекрасная комната и красивые платья остаются в прошлом, а обноски и холодный чердак заполняют её настоящее. Но, несмотря ни на что, добрая и общительная девочка и в самые тяжелые времена продолжает быть той же маленькой принцессой, какой её знал и любил отец. И если судьба вновь улыбнется Саре, она не забудет о тех, кто поддерживал ее в трудную минуту... Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!
A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father gain, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for hard work and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and genorosity are all the riches she truly needs?
A New Coat for Anna Harriet Ziefert A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post - World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job of evoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil.
A Question of Magic E. D. Baker E.D. Baker’s talent for reimagining classic fairy-tales shines brighter than ever in this new adventure about watching what you wish for!
A Treasury of Beautiful Stories
Little girls love princesses, fairies and mermaids an they will adore this fantastic collection of 21, specially written, original stories. There are glittering princess parties, enchanting mermaid adventures and magical, sparkling fairies. So settle down, snuggle up and step into a world of fantasy, fun and spellbinding stories!
Alice-Miranda at School Harvey, Jacqueline Can one tiny girl change a very big school? Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennigton-Jones can't wait to start boarding school. When she arrives at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, the adventure begins . . . only not quite as Alice-Miranda expects. The minute she sets foot on the school's manicured grounds, she senses that something is wrong: Miss Grimm, the headmistress, is nowhere to be seen, the gardens have no flowers, and a mysterious stranger seems to be hiding out on the premises. But that's not all. Some girls are mean and spoiled, like Alethea Goldsworthy. Can Alice-Miranda defeat Alethea in one of three difficult tests she must pass to remain at school? Will she discover Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale's big secret and make things right? Well, if anyone can, it's Alice-Miranda!
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Caroll Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has delighted the world with a wildly imaginative and unforgettable journey, inspiring children of all ages to suspend disbelief and follow Alice into her fantasy worlds. This new gift edition presents Carroll's tale fully unabridged with a unique visual interpretation by renowned artist Camille Rose Garcia.
Alice-Miranda on Holiday Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones has survived her first term at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale. And now Jacinta Headlington-Bear, the school's second best tantrum thrower, is joining Alice-Miranda's family for term break. Who would have thought it! The two girls are looking forward to a relaxing holiday at Highton Hall. But a cranky boy is causing mischief on the estate, a movie star has come to visit, and a stranger is snooping about. Add a naughty pony, a hint of romance and a dastardly scheme, and Jacinta and Alice-Miranda might have a more exciting holiday than they were expecting.
Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda is thrilled to be back at school, where the girls are preparing a play with the neighbouring boys’ school. But it’s not all glitter and stage lights: there are rumours of a witch in the woods, and Jacinta and Millie are clashing with a rude new student, Sloane, and her pushy mother, September, who's plotting to steal the fortune she's always dreamed of. It's up to Alice-Miranda to set things right!
ALICE-MIRANDA AT SEA HARVEY, JACQUELINE Alice-Miranda is set for a luxurious cruise aboard the royal yacht Octavia, where Aunty Gee is hosting the wedding of Aunt Charlotte and Lawrence Ridley. Even Ambrosia Headlington-Bear has come along, much to her daughter Jacinta's surprise. Wild weather and rumors of a jewel thief throw the travelers into turmoil, but something else is giving Alice-Miranda one of her strange feelings. Why does the ship's doctor look so familiar? And who is the shy blond boy hiding in one of the cabins? When Alice-Miranda seeks help from an unexpected source, will she and her helper manage to set things right in time for the celebrations?
Alice-Miranda in Paris Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda is so excited to be in Paris! Along with lots of her school friends, she's going to be singing in a choir at the city's famous Fashion Week. But some of France's best-known designers are hiding secrets, and when some very expensive fabric is stolen just days before the show, Alice-Miranda realizes there's a darker side to the lights, glitz and glamour of Paris. Can she put things right in time?
Alice-Miranda at Sea Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda is set for a luxurious cruise aboard the royal yacht Octavia, where the wedding of Aunt Charlotte and the famous actor Lawrence Ridley will be taking place. All her family and lots of her friends will be there! But it's not just the rumours of a jewel thief on board giving Alice-Miranda one of her strange feelings. Why does the ship's doctor look so familiar? And who is the shy blond boy hiding in one of the suites? Can Alice-Miranda solve the mystery in time for the celebrations?
Alice-Miranda in New York Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda is in bustling New York City. It's a blur of skyscrapers, hot dog carts, chats with zoo animals and classes at Mrs Kimmel's School for Girls, right next to glorious Central Park. Her family's glamorous department store, Highton's on Fifth, has just been renovated, but plans for the fabulous re-opening party are going curiously wrong. Is that why Alice-Miranda's father Hugh seems so worried? And why is her new friend Lucinda so shy about inviting Alice-Miranda home?
Alice-Miranda Shows the Way Harvey, Jacqueline Alice-Miranda has a birthday to celebrate, and the village show to look forward to! The highlight of the day is going to be the horse race, but Rockstar the prize racehorse is refusing to leave the stables - until Alice-Miranda introduces him to her own very naughty pony, Bonaparte. Then disaster strikes! Bony is kidnapped - and Rockstar won't compete without him. Can Alice-Miranda find her beloved pony and get him back to the show in time for the race?
All That Glitters Holly Smale "My name is Harriet Manners, and I am still a geek." The fourth book in the award-winning GEEK GIRL series. Harriet Manners has high hopes for the new school year: she's a Sixth Former now, and things are going to be different. But with Nat busy falling in love at college and Toby preoccupied with a Top Secret project, Harriet soon discovers that's not necessarily a good thing...