Lauren, Jack, Ruby and Billy live by the seaside with their mum and dad. But their parents are always arguing, and then their dad moves out. Lauren and Jack decide they have to get them together again. And so begins Operation Eiffel Tower... in which the four children try to raise money to give their mum and dad a treat in an attempt to make them happier.
When Minnie's gran comes to stay, all the way from Nigeria, Minnie knows there will be trouble. And straightaway Gran notices she's picked up the wrong suitcase at the airport. But when their house is burgled and the only thing taken is the suitcase, Minnie realises there'll be much more trouble than she bargained for.
Hollywood sensation Betty Massino has come to star in the theatre down the road, and Piotr and his friends, Andrew and Minnie, couldn't be more excited! But when the famous actress' hugely expensive diamond necklace goes missing, Piotr's dad, a security guard at the theatre, is a prime suspect. With the help of Sylvie and her twin sister, Flora, can Piotr, Andrew, and Minnie solve the crime?
A warm, funny adventure about sticking up for your friends, and the adventures that can be had along the way. When the McIntyre family moves in next door, Eva is intrigued - it is the first interesting thing to happen for ages. But her ever protective Dad - even more protective since Eva's mum died - does not agree. Eva gets to know Jamie McIntyre a bit better, and when he is accused of vandalising the local park, Eva is sure he didn't do it – but she has to prove it…
On a school trip to Wickworth Manor, the local stately home, Curtis finds a portrait in his bedroom of a young black servant dressed in livery. But why is the portrait hidden in the bedroom? Then Paige finds an intriguing letter which mentions the portrait, written over 200 years ago by Miss Verity Burton, who used to live at the Manor. There is a mystery begging to be unravelled!