Is this Armageddon for Artemis fowl? Opal Koboi, power-crazed pixie, is plotting to exterminate mankind and become fairy queen. If she succeeds, the spirits of long-dead fairy warriors will rise from the earth, inhabit the nearest available bodies and wreak mass destruction.
Has criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl met his match? Until recently Artemis Fowl was the only human to have discovered that fairies do exist. But now a second juvenile genius wants to capture one for scientific study - and not just any old fairy. The newcomer intends to trap a demon, the most human-hating species unknown to man.
Rumour has it Artemis Fowl is responsible for every major crime of the new century. Just twelve years old and already he's a criminal genius, plotting to restore his family's fortune with a spot of corruption and kidnapping. Kidnapping a fairy for ransom, to be precise.
A new edition of the classic board book beautifully reissued - celebrating the power of babies... . "Amusing for adults, impressive for toddlers, good for greengrocers" The Observer "John Burningham is one of the most outstanding author-illustrators of children's books today .
Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence on her daughter. But Mandy loves spending time with her brilliant new friend, and is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it .
Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are sisters - with a difference. All three were adopted as babies by Great Uncle Matthew, an eccentric and rich explorer who then disappeared, leaving them in the care of his niece Sylvia. The girls grow up in comfort until their money begins to run out and nobody can find Great Uncle Matthew.
When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind: revenge.
Features stories such as: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin", "The Tailor of Gloucester", "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny", "The Tale of Two Bad Mice", "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle", "The Tale of The Pie and The Patty-Pan", "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", "The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit", and more.