Reading other people’s letters is always a guilty pleasure. But for two West Yorkshire policemen - contemplating a cache of 27 undelivered missives, retrieved from a back alley behind the hairdresser's in Skipton - it's also a job of work. The quaint moorside village of Burley Cross has been plunged into turmoil by the theft of the contents of its postbox, and when PC Roger Topping takes over the case, his expectations of success are not high.
Things have been difficult for Harry since his mother remarried. With a new baby at home, and only trouble at school, life is unbearable. Ocky the chimp, escaped from the circus, offers Harry a chance for a new life. Things have been difficult for Harry since his mother remarried. With a new baby at home, and only trouble at school, life is unbearable. Ocky the chimp, escaped from the circus, offers Harry a chance for a new life. With his friend, Harry runs away from all the people who seem so hard on him.
"morpurgo weaves magic again ...beautiful"
A hilarious new animal story from Ian Whybrow about a burrow of meerkat pups and their eccentric babysitterWhile the grown-ups of the meerkat clan are out looking for food, young pup Jack and his siblings are left with a babysitter. Their favourite is ex media meerkat Uncle Adrian. He might be a bit of a show-off but he tells long funny stories from the time he was the star of a hit wildlife show. One day Jack talks Adrian into taking the pups on a tour of famous locations from the programme.
The first animal in the hilarious Awesome Animals series – awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife. Told in Ian Whybrow’s unique style this hilarious Christmas adventure starring ever-popular meerkats is a funny, fast-paced, sure-fire hit. More hilarious adventures featuring Uncle Fearless, Skeema, Mimi and Little Dream – the all-star cast of Meerkat Madness, from the creator of the Little Wolf books.
Wup, wup, and away! More hilarious adventures featuring Uncle Fearless, Skeema, Mimi, and Little Dream – the all-star cast of Meerkat Madness. The series stars the wildest wildlife in the funniest stories from prize-winning authors.
Wup! Wup! Wup! Action stations! The Really Mad Mob of meerkats is on the move again in another animal antics adventure.
Mimi, Skeema and Little Dream are unhappy when Uncle invites a fluffy, stranger to join the Really Mad mob. So when Little Dream dreams that their missing mama is calling him, the kits set off to search for her. But a lost lion cub has other plans for them.
Narrated by the most compelling voice since Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, this is a quirky and original voyage of self-discovery triggered by a lost urn of ashes.The mini cab office was up a cobbled mews with little flat houses either side. That's where I first met Violet Park, what was left of her. There was a healing centre next door, a pretty smart name for a place with a battered brown door and no proper door handle and stuck-on wooden numbers in the shape of clowns.