Estranged patriarch Richard Walker has died, leaving behind a country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His alienated family - bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna - have arrived for their inheritance. But the Walkers are not alone. Alice and Sandra, two long-dead and restless ghosts, linger within the house's claustrophobic walls, bound eternally to its physical structure.
This is the perfect gift to share with children before they see The Nutcracker. Everyone who has seen the ballet will cherish it - as will anyone who enjoys stories where love triumphs. Come, take a front-row seat. The world's most beloved holiday fairy tale is about to begin.
A. J. and Andrea are taking a class trip to the museum! Their museum guide has been warned that one of them might misbehave. But who will it be?
All 11-year-old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other life-forms out in the cosmos what life on Earth, his Earth, is really like. But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum, and a mostly-not-around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions: Where do I come from? Who's out there? And, above all, how can I be brave? Determined to find the answers, Alex sets out on a remarkable road trip that will turn his whole world upside down....
Otter and Teddy love to play in the garden. But when they get dirty, they have to do something they do not love at all: take a bath! Otter Keeper says bath time is fun, but Otter and Teddy are not so sure....
Did you know that the deepest parts of the ocean are over one mile deep - too far down for any sunlight to reach? That's where Blobfish lives. But this book isn't about Blobfish...or is it?
In Otter Goes to School, Otter starts her own school for Teddy, Giraffe, and the rest of her friends. They have a great teacher and do lots of fun things together...until Teddy says he doesn't like school anymore. Luckily, Otter Keeper comes to the rescue and teaches everyone the best lesson of all!
Otter - the irrepressible character sure to be adored by fans of Llama Llama - takes a trip to visit sea friends and meet all the animals that live in the ocean.
Otter and Teddy want to have jobs, just like Otter Keeper. Otter helps Teddy try many different things: an acrobat, an explorer, a cook. But finding the right job is a lot harder than they thought!
From best-selling author Jane O'Connor comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy's little sister. JoJo adores making messes, but when her pillow fight gets too messy, Daddy is unhappy. After everything is cleaned up, JoJo thinks of the perfect gift for Daddy.... It's the best mess of all!
From best-selling author Jane O'Connor comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy's little sister. JoJo wants to do magic. She has both her magic wand and her magic cape ready to go. But how can she make flowers appear? Doing magic may not be as easy as she thought!
Ava and Itty Bitty Kitty are off to visit the firehouse! Ava's giant cat is usually less than purr-fectly behaved, and this trip is no exception! Will Itty Bitty's nose for trouble make them new friends - or make their visit to the firehouse a disaster?