The Trustees of the Pooh Properties have commissioned four authors to write in the timeless style of A. A. Milne to create a quartet of charming new adventures for Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends. Winter, spring, summer, and fall: Take a trip back to the Hundred Acre Wood with a collection of tales sure to delight year-round.
An unforgettably funny, animal antics story about a little bird with big dreams from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. Rory the rock hopper penguin loves showing off, but with few visitors to the zoo, life has become a little dull. If things don’t improve the zoo might have to close. So when the keepers install PENGUINCAM Rory grabs his chance with both flippers, organising a dazzling penguin talent show to pull in the crowds…An unforgettably funny story about a little bird with big dreams.
For the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh, a sequel featuring new stories from the Hundred Acre Wood. Ninety years since Winnie-the-Pooh first stepped into the Forest, he's venturing back in an entirely new collection of stories. Four highly acclaimed authors - Paul Bright, Brian Sibley, Kate Saunders and Jeanne Willis - will transport you to the Hundred Acre Wood, where you will meet new companions and old friends in four delightful adventures.
Kaum ist der Zoo vor dem finanziellen Ruin bewahrt, gibt es schon wieder mächtig Aufregung im Pinguingehege: Die beiden Küken Wuschelkü und Kuschelkü sind verschwunden! Robbi der Felsenpinguin und seine Freunde wittern eine hinterhältige Entführung und begeben sich auf flossenbrecherische Spurensuche. Diese führt sie quer durch den Zoo.
Der Zoo steht vor dem Ruin, denn immer weniger Besucher kommen. Als die Pinguine ein Gespräch des Zoowärters mit seiner Tochter belauschen, wissen sie, dass sich die Pforten des Tierparks bald unwiederbringlich schließen werden. Doch in den kleinen Vögeln schlagen große und vor allem mutige Herzen. Kurzerhand nehmen sie ihr Schicksal selbst in die Flügel und inszenieren eine Talentshow, die die Welt beislang noch nicht gesehen hat.
Everybody's favourite all-action cat is back in the third instalment of the hilarious cat-superhero series, from award-winning author and queen of comedy Jeanne Willis. When all the grown-ups disappear from the family funfair, Supercat and his sidekick, James, suspect the evil Count Backwards is behind it. The crime-fighting duo track the count to his underwater headquarters--but can they sneak onboard a submarine and save the day, or will they end up as fish food?
Supercat is back in the second instalment of everybody's favourite cat superhero series, from bestselling author and queen of comedy, Jeanne Willis. Tiger was an ordinary pet, until the day he licked a toxic sock and was transformed into… Supercat! Now, the evil Count Backwards has kidnapped the Queen from her own birthday party and plans to take over the world! With his superpowers, his best friend James, and a few tricks in his party bag, can Supercat save the day? It's party time…
The first book in a super new series by best-selling author and queen of comedy Jeanne Willis. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's...Supercat! After chowing down on a toxic sock lazy fat cat Tiger feels a bit funny.... Well, actually, he feels spectacular! He is no longer Tiger, he is Supercat! Now he can speak, drive, ride a bike, and even fly (just kidding - a flying cat would be ridiculous!). Join Supercat and his best buddy, James, in their first adventure as they try to stop the villainous Count Backwards from taking over the world! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 - Go!
The third of the award-winning Penguin Pandemonium books. Part of the Awesome Animals series - the funniest fiction, starring the wildest wildlife, from prize-winning authors. Rory and his pals have got their flippers in a flap! The swimming, singing, snowboarding penguins of City Zoo have got competition. There’s a new arrival at the zoo and he’s stealing all the limelight! But is Frosty the polar bear cub friend or foe?
The second hilarious story about the adventures of the irrepressible penguins of City Zoo, from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. Two baby penguins are missing and the rest of the City Zoo penguins set out across the zoo on a daring rescue. They hang with the monkeys, fish for clues in the aquarium and try not to get spotted in the leopard’s lair on a fast-paced adventure full of fun.
George’s grandma is ill, so he and his parents have moved into her house to look after her. George is bored but then he discovers the Goffins - Lofty and Eave - two most unusual people who live secretly in grandma’s attic. They have a strange way of talking - and an even stranger way of procuring food! But as they show George more and more of their rooftop world, they teach him to be more confident and caring, which makes for a much happier family life.
With his dad out of the picture and his mum working full time,six year-old John's grandad ends up looking after him most the time. But John doesn't mind - he loves his grandad, even if they don't see eye to eye. In fact, much of the time they get on each other's nerves! When it comes to the important things though, Grandad and John know how to cheer each other up. A moving and humorous account of a close family relationship told from the point of a view of a child.
Delilah Darling - Queen Delilah from the Land of Far, Far Away - is desperate to play the part of the gingerbread man in the school play. So when horrible Charlotte Griggs gets the part instead, Delilah is cross. But soon she discovers that there's lots of fun to be had playing the big, bad fox. And beside, in the Land of Far, Far Away, things always have happy endings....