The story the horses loved most was the one that told of the great white horses, with their flowing manes and thundering hooves, dancing the in the waves… Guided by the shell, it’s strong, clear song and its stories of distant oceans, the boy and the horse set out on a thrilling journey to the sea. But what will they find at their journey’s end? Will the magical white horses rise from the waves and offer the horse his dream of galloping with them?

A BLEAKLEY BROTHERS MYSTERY by OSBERT THE AVENGER author Christopher William Hill

 

What’s that you say? You’re off to Bleakley Manor? On Michaelmas eve? But dear child, hasn’t anyone told you the legend of Old Bramble Head, who rises once a year to claim another victim from the unfortunate Bleakley household…

 

Which one will it be this time? And could there be foul play? Crime-busting brothers Horatio and Eustace Bleakley feel certain they smell a rat. Or is that Cook’s dinner?

 

More importantly, can they solve the mystery before another Bleakley bites the dust?

 

Go ahead and find out… if you dare!

 

Ovid and Lorelli Thornthwaite have been trying to kill each other for so long that neither twin can remember which act of attempted murder came first. But whoever struck first, trying to take each other’s lives is simply what they do. Until one day a lawyer arrives at their house to take stock of its contents, and his accompanying son attracts their attention. Soon a new battle evolves – one in which the twins have to work together to solve the mystery of their parents’ deaths. Can Lorelli and Ovid overcome their old animosities, and will they ever get to finish that game of chess?

When detective Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly, a young girl whose pet cat has gone missing, the dragon ends up with not only a new case to solve but also a self-appointed partner-in-solving-crime. And it turns out that Holly’s cat is just the beginning! As the pair hunt for clues, Dirk spots other dragons flying over the city – and not the good kind. Dirk has a hunch they might just be involved, but will he and Holly be able prevent further cat-astrophe before it’s too late?

Laura Norder lives her life by the Golden Rules and so should everybody else. But being Sheriff of Butts Canyon at the age of ten is a big job to handle, and when a no-good rule-breaking bandit causes chaos in the town, enough is enough! It’s time for Laura to step up to the plate and catch the masked mischief-maker before he breaks any more of her rules!

 

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

A laugh-out-loud mystery series with a new hilarious case for our heroic nerds to crack in each book.

 

When Tyler is sent to summer camp, she can’t resist packing one of her latest science projects – the Hologramaphone 3000. Problem is, some of the phone’s functions have EXTREME side-effects, the kind that can turn your best-friend into a ferocious werewolf!

 

But when Tyler, Dylan and Ashley band together, there’s no problem that they can’t solve – no matter how big, hairy, and terrifying.

 

Hey you – fearless Knight! Can’t you find a dragon to fight? Then why hang about in a story that’s stuck – come to The One-Stop Story Shop!

 

A knight is desperate to fight a dragon and finish his story, but the dragon is on holiday. In desperation, the knight goes to the One-Stop Story Shop to find himself a dragon. The store is currently out of dragons. Whatever could happen next?

 

A thrilling adventure told through the magical world of storytelling.

 

When snow comes in the night, Iggy and Martina make a snowbear. A magical sledge ride takes them deep into the woods, but how will they get back home again? Stunning artwork of wintry scenes bring the story to life as you venture deep into the snowy woods on sledge ride with Iggy and Martina. A spellbinding story about friendship, loyalty, bravery and the magic of snow that will be a winter family favourite to enjoy each year when the temperature drops.

What would you do if there was an elephant in your kitchen? Or a gorilla in your bedroom? Or a tiger in your toilet? A funny, silly and hugely topical picture book, with an unexpected twist ending. Perfect for introducing little ones to the issues affecting our planet in an accessible way.

Little Spider loves swinging from her web, in spite of the fact that Mum and Dad Spider warn her against it. But when swinging lands her in the soup, it’s an opportunity to make new friends and do something adventurous that the whole family can enjoy! A playful story featuring Megan Brewis’ distinctive voice and artwork with positive messages around breaking down all kinds of barriers (even if it does mean breaking the rules . . . and the web).