Eddie thinks nowhere could be more boring than his hometown of the Wellcome Valley. Unfortunately he is about to be proved spectacularly wrong. Eddie’s problems start with the arrival of Scarlett, who seems rather too confident and mysterious for your average schoolgirl. She attracts trouble, and she’s apparently interested in only two very strange things - protecting the town’s local crackpot scientist and telling Eddie absolutely nothing about what’s going on.
London, 1891: When orphans Esther and Tom are caught stealing by Lord Ringmore, little do they realise the peril they are in. Rather than hand them over to the police, he employs the children. But what does he really want? Blackwood is a man obsessed. He has devoted his life to unearthing the roots of magic. Tormented by the thought of death he knows that only real magic can overcome mortality. He has in his possession a book that contains the secret of true magic, but he cannot unlock its meaning alone.
Legend tells of The Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats sworn to protect the world from their long-time nemesis, the Ringmaster... The Clan are escorting their mentor, Grandmaster One Eye, to a Kung Fu Grandmaster Meet, when they are ambushed by enormous spiders - and Grandmaster One Eye is katnapped! In a second adventure, Bruce’s favorite Hollywood action star, Vin De Pain, is appearing alongside the canine actor Soo Me in a sequel to Kung Fu Chihuahua.
Sam Toop lives in a funeral parlour, blessed (or cursed) with an unusual gift. While his father buries the dead, Sam is haunted by their constant demands for attention. Trouble is afoot on the ‘other side’ – there is a horrible disease that is mysteriously imprisoning ghosts in empty houses in the world of the living. And Sam is caught in the middle – will he be able to bring himself to help? A darkly comic Dickensian ghost story from Blue Peter Award winner Gareth P. Jones.
Hidden in the remotest reaches of the Red Desert, in a place called Mystic Rock, legend tells of an elite fighting force of ninja meerkats - The Clan of the Scorpion. Under the guidance of the Grandmaster One-Eye, these four warriors are sworn to protect the world from their age-old enemy, the Ringmaster ...When the world’s rarest tiger is stolen from a locked cage, the meerkats set about tracing the thief. Could this be the latest venture of the evil Ringmaster?
Fourteen-year-old Mariel returns to England for her grandmother’s funeral. It is the first time she has been back since she emigrated with her mother as a baby, and it is the beginning of the uncovering of some really extraordinary truths about the Considine family. Why did Mariel’s mum argue with Grandma all those years ago? Why does Amelia wear so much perfume? Why is there a very large cat flap in Louvre House? And most importantly, what is the dark secret that lies at the heart of the family?
In prison,accused of an intergalactic crime - the murder of President Vorlunar - things are not looking good for Stanley Bound. But when he escapes,matters get even worse! He discovers that his assumed crime has given him not only notoriety, but value.
Lorelli and Ovid Thornthwaite are not like most 13-year-old children. They live in a huge and creepy mansion; they don't go to school and are heirs to a vast fortune. But what makes the twins even more unusual is their determination to kill each other! When their murderous sibling rivalry is called off it soon becomes clear that one of them can't stop trying to kill the other. But who is really causing the trouble and will they both survive to find out where the real danger lies?
When Dirk Dilly of the Dragon Detective Agency is asked to follow a husband who is behaving suspiciously, he becomes involved in a mystery involving some very wicked Tree Dragons. Soon Holly is on hand to help Dirk and between them they find some solutions, not just the behaviour of the suspicious husband, but also to the problems that Holly has been having at school, where nothing is quite what it should be.