Things have gone crazy at Nicholas’s house. His dad wants to hatch some fluffy yellow cheeping chicks, their new neighbour is a GIRL (she’s trouble!) - AND his little brother Cheese’s botty has turned red and spotty! No one knows WHY! Has he sat on a hedgehog?
Bald Ben, Lumpy Lawson, the quarrelling twins, Polly and Molly, and Captain Blackpatch are a useless bunch. They don’t like boats and they don’t like the sea, so they live in a house. When a big electricity bill lands on the mat it needs paying pretty quickly, so the hunt is on for some treasure. But are these pirates any good at finding treasure? In fact, are they good for anything at all?
After falling overboard from his longboat, Sigurd the Viking finds himself in modern-day Flotby a small English seaside town. Finding refuge in the aptly named Viking Hotel, Siggy's attempts to embrace modern ways end in disaster. His attempt at romance is no better, as even the course of true love doesn't run smoothly when Siggy's involved... A hilarious story about a Viking who tries to adapt to life in the twentieth century from bestselling author Jeremy Strong.
The Indoor Pirates think there's buried treasure on a nearby island - but how can they get there, when they hate boats and water? Captain Blackpatch is their dastardly leader, and he has a cunning plan to get them across. Join the pirates for more tales from 25 Dolphin Street, as Molly and Polly, Bald Ben, and Lumpy Lawson embark on new adventures - all in the company of a huge crocodile!
Dullandon Primary School runs strictly by the headmaster's timetable - until Miss Pandemonium arrives. Within a week she has everyone trying to fly in home-made helicopters and making Friendship Cake, which turns out to be far too friendly.
Sigurd the Viking suddenly finds himself in the 20th century, and he has no idea how to behave. He's causing chaos wherever he goes. Even his new wife can't keep him out of trouble. But then, how would you react if you were a 10th-century Viking stuck in the present day?
When Sigurd the Viking arrives back in Flotby, not everyone’s pleased to see him - in fact the whole town quickly goes down with a severe attack of Vikingitis! Mr and Mrs Ellis don’t know what to do with him until they hit upon a brilliant idea - perhaps a short spell at school would teach him some twentieth-century manners...
Batpants the orangutan is completely, wildly HAIRY. She loves swinging through trees and apple crumble. But most of all, she loves her family, the Loveharts, and all their madcap adventures. Mrs Lovehart is a stuntwoman, and so the whole family is off to watch her latest film. But someone on set has an EEEEVIL plan and things could turn nasty - will it be Batpants to the rescue?
Now that the twins have been born, the family needs to earn more money. Dad starts to grow his own vegetables and keep a goat for milking - with disastrous results! Then the twins audition for a nappy advert. They cause chaos.
"It was a very good story. fantastic!!"
It all starts when Carrie and Ben's dad brings home a mysterious man dressed from head to toe in rather stinky bandages. He turns out to be an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh called Sennapod. But Sennapod (Lord of Serpents, Master of Hippos) is on the run from two dastardly grave robbers who are after his treasure. Can Carrie and Ben help? And who on earth is Crusher of Worms?
You’ll never guess what Mr Butternut said at school today: ‘This is your first day with me and I can see that there is something amazing about you… all of you are hiding a big secret.’ And do you know what it is? We are all superheroes! Then we had to choose our superhero names. I’m Caspar the Cartoon Kid, my best friend’s Big Feet Pete and moaning Noella Niblet - she’s the Incredible Sulk!
Jack's in trouble. Big trouble. Not only is he in hospital with a leg in traction (boring) but he knows the police are coming for him. Because of an accident - a tomato-related accident - involving a supermarket pyramid and an old-age pensioner. Whoops...! Jeremy Strong knows exactly what makes kids laugh, and he's on top form in this very funny detective spoof.
Tim thinks he has the most boring family in the world. There's no way that the sparkly Sophie in his class is ever going to look at him. School is boring. And then the graffiti starts appearing - and it's all about chickens. Who is writing it all?
Pyjamas are just pyjamas. Right? Not when they’re COSMIC PYJAMAS! Charlie and his great mate Ben have landed in a spooky House of Horror – all because of Charlie’s new pyjamas!
When Ellie puts on her new pyjamas she and her little brother, Max, are whisked off to the magical Christmas Shop. And they've been shrunk to toy size help! Worst of all, there's a battle raging between a brave troop of toys and a very scary Christmas fairy. Can Ellie and Max save Christmas and convince the crazy fairy they're not mince spies? A side-splitting seasonal story from bestselling author Jeremy Strong.
Nicholas and his family are off on holiday. Dad's bought a tent on wheels and Granny's looking after the goat. A whole week of fun in the sun. But Nicholas's sister has packed her pet carrot, and now her twin brother wants to take his chicken!
"Listen over and over again"
Known as 'Stuff', because he knows a lot of stuff, Simon is faced with the typical pitfalls that all teenage boys have to deal with. While he longs to get off with the beautiful Sky, he also wants to dump his girlfriend Delfine.
The youngest of 16 princesses, Belinda isn't very beautiful or clever - but she's very good at karate. For seven years she's been ignored while the king and queen married off her elder, prettier sisters. Now it's Belinda's turn to find a husband.
When Princess Belinda rushes off to rescue her karate teacher, held captive by evil warlord Utagawa, she runs into trouble. Utagawa has an army of sumo wrestlers, and Belinda's very best karate fails to defeat them. Is she finally in for the chop?