Despite her hopeless military situation, England shows no sign of willingness to come to terms. I have decided to prepare, and if necessary to carry out, a landing operation against her.
Adolf Hitler, July 16th 1940.
As the Battle of Britain rages, Charles Henderson and four young agents must do everything they can to thwart Hitler’s plans to cross the channel and invade Southern England.
Calling all Captain Underpants fans! Here's a spectacular special edition of George and Harold's second adventure with the Waistband Warrior. This time, the boys have accidentally invented an army of talking toilets, and now it's up to their silly superhero Captain Underpants to save the world from the carnivorous commodes!
Suze is a mediator-a liaison between the living and the dead. In other words, she sees dead people. And they won't leave her alone until she helps them resolve their unfinished business with the living. But Jesse, the hot ghost haunting her bedroom, doesn't seem to need her help. Which is a relief, because Suze has just moved to sunny California and plans to start fresh, with trips to the mall instead of the cemetery, and surfing instead of spectral visitations.
Fifteen-year-old Khalid likes seeing his friends, playing football down the park, the normal things. He isn't too excited about going to visit his family in Pakistan, but his mum and dad want hime to come with them. So he goes. And a living nightmare begins. Khalid is kidnapped and forced to go to a place no teenager should ever see. A place where torture and terror are he normal things. Somewhere he doesn't know if he will ever escape from. Aplace called Guantanamo Bay.
'I will seek vengeance upon those who betrayed my family . I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. I am an assassin...'
Betrayed by the ruling families of Italy, a young man embarks upon an epic quest for vengance. to eradicate corruption and restore his family's honour, he wil learn the art of the Assassin.
Along the way, Ezio will call upon the wisdom of such great minds as Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolò Machiavelli - knowing that survival is bound by the skills by which he must live.
Elite superhero team Vanguard Prime has a new recruit . . .
Sam Lee was just a normal teenager . . . until the disastrous emergence of his superpowers. Now he has the chance to join his childhood heroes and become the youngest-ever member of Vanguard Prime. But when the time comes, will Sam have what is takes to save the world?
'I'll be different, I won't break the rules . . . I promise'
Scarlett has got herself in trouble so often; her Mum's no longer believes her promises. Sent off to stay with Dad, the message is behave or else!
Can Scarlett mend her ways or will she die of boredom? Perhaps gorgeous and mysterious local boy Kian can supply some of the answers . . .
In early 1998 I went to Perth in Western Australia in order to attend the literature festival, and part of the arrangement was that I should go to Karratha to do their first ever literary dinner. Karratha is a mining town a long way further north. The landscape is extraordinary, being composed of vast heaps of dark red earth and rock poking out of the never-ending bush. I imagine that Mars must have a similar fell to it.
Jude's family are crazy, quirky, bizarre...her mum brings her plenty of problems and her dad thinks his Elvis! All she wants is a hassle-freelife- but it's not as easy when she's chasing a trail of broken promises.
Nothing seems to go Jude's way. Until she realizes the floppy-haired boy from school could be her knight on shining Rollerblades. And that sometimes, when everything turns sour, only something sweet can make it ok...
Late on a hot summer night at the tail end of 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a percocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleepout. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in the mining town of Corrigan. Rebellious, mixed-race and solitary, Jasper is a distant figure of danger and intrigue for Charlie. So when Jasper begs for his help, Charlie steals into the night by his side, terrified but desperate to impress.