Max is just an ordinary boy, until he burps, when he turns into a huge monster, with teeth like swords, who can jump over buildings, roar and eat whole dustbins. But when something starts causing a lot of damage in his quiet suburb and it isn't Max, or his arch- nemesis Peregrine, Max has to find the real culprit...
Rampaging Rugby is the first in the Stupendous Sports series, which aims to do for sport what Horrible Histories did for Year 6 history with Mr Simkin! Full of cartoons, player tips your coach won't tell you, irreverent explanations, fascinating facts and practical instruction. With a foreword and pro tips by former All Black Conrad Smith.
Aubrey's father, Jim, has fallen under an horrendous spell, which Aubrey is determined to break. Everyone says his task is impossible, but Aubrey will never give up and never surrender - even if he must fight the unkillable Spirit of Despair itself: the TERRIBLE YOOT!
Noa lives in what's left of a Britain where flooding means land is scarce. Everyone must sit an exam at 15: if you pass you can stay in the Territory, if you fail you must go to the Wetlands. Rich families can buy their children an upgrade to help, but 'Norms' like Noa must succeed on their own merits.
Fifteen-year-olds Tasha and Josie are near-neighbours who never thought they had anything in common. But when their families let them down, they find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for survival.
Jesobel Jones is bold and beautiful, and sees no need to apologise for her imperfect family, her single status ... or her weight. Jess makes her own cupcakes and she eats them, too. That is until own clothes day, when a wardrobe malfunction leaves Jess exposed, and a mean girl calling her the one thing that's never bothered her before: fat.
A feel-good YA story about valuing the friends that value you. Agnes, Hattie and Jake travel on the school bus together but don't know each other well. They plan a week in Weston as a 'study break' before exams but none of them admit the real reasons they need to get away. Thrown together, what will happen when the secrets start to spill out?