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The Accidental Time Traveller

by Janis Mackay

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) categoryOne ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. She doesn't understand traffic, or the things in shops, and she's wearing a long dress with ruffled sleeves. Her name is Agatha Black. Agatha Black is from 1812, and Saul needs to find a way to get her back there. With help from his mates Will and Robbie, he tries to work out how to make time travel happen. This pacy, time-travelling adventure from Janis Mackay, author of the Magnus Fin series, is full of funny misunderstandings and gripping action. Shortlisted for a Scottish Children's Book Award 2013

The Accidental Time Traveller

by Janis Mackay

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) categoryOne ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. She doesn't understand traffic, or the things in shops, and she's wearing a long dress with ruffled sleeves. Her name is Agatha Black. Agatha Black is from 1812, and Saul needs to find a way to get her back there. With help from his mates Will and Robbie, he tries to work out how to make time travel happen. This pacy, time-travelling adventure from Janis Mackay, author of the Magnus Fin series, is full of funny misunderstandings and gripping action. Shortlisted for a Scottish Children's Book Award 2013

Alice In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass (PDF)

by Charles Lutwidge Lewis Carroll

This edition contains Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass. It is illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel, whose drawings for the books add so much to the enjoyment of them. Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, the Red Queen and the White Rabbit all make their appearances, and are now familiar figures in writing, conversation and idiom. So too, are Carroll's delightful verses such as 'The Walrus and the Carpenter' and the inspired jargon of that masterly Wordsworthian parody, 'The Jabberwocky'.

Alice in Wonderland (PDF)

by Lewis Carroll

An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole and finds herself in Wonderland. Join her as she meets one incredible character after another in this lively retelling of the classic quirky tale by Lewis Carroll. 9780746096499 9780746080061

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

Alice is a young, curious girl who is stumbles in to fantastical Wonderland after following the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole. Once in Wonderland, Alice finds encounters an array of memorable characters such as the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the Caterpillar and the Queen of Hearts as she tries to navigate through a strange land where absurdity and nonsense reign supreme. A delightful tale that has entertained adults and children for over 150 years it is also the basis for numerous plays and films.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

One day Alice follows a rabbit into a large hole under the hedge, and a magical adventure begins. She meets the Mad Hatter and the March Hare at an unconventional tea party, the mysterious Cheshire Cat in the woods, and other enchanting characters. Discover the extraordinary world of Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's classic novel.

Aliens Love Underpants

by Claire Freedman Ben Cort

"Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise. . . . " This zany, hilarious tale is delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort's vibrant illustrations. With a madcap, rhyming text by award-winning Claire Freedman, this is sure to enchant and amuse the whole family! Perfect for joining in, this story is fantastically fresh and funny - you'll laugh your pants off!

Aquarius and Hercules Constellations (Tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

On this page there are two labelled images of star constellations: Aquarius at the top of the page and Hercules at the bottom of the page.

Barbury Castle crop circle (Large Print)

by Rnib

This crop circle was found in 1991 near Avebury in Wiltshire. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Centrally placed towards the top of the page is a circle divided into six by curved lines; it rests on the top point of a triangle. A line leads straight down from the point, intersecting with two concentric rings and a solid disc in the centre of the page. Two more straight lines lead down left and right to the bottom corners of the triangle. A circle touches the lower left point of the triangle, and a ratchet spiral shape touches its lower right point at the bottom of the page.

Barbury Castle crop circle (UEB Contracted)

by Rnib

This crop circle was found in 1991 near Avebury in Wiltshire. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Centrally placed towards the top of the page is a circle divided into six by curved lines; it rests on the top point of a triangle. A line leads straight down from the point, intersecting with two concentric rings and a solid disc in the centre of the page. Two more straight lines lead down left and right to the bottom corners of the triangle. A circle touches the lower left point of the triangle, and a ratchet spiral shape touches its lower right point at the bottom of the page.

Barbury Castle crop circle (UEB Uncontracted)

by Rnib

This crop circle was found in 1991 near Avebury in Wiltshire. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Centrally placed towards the top of the page is a circle divided into six by curved lines; it rests on the top point of a triangle. A line leads straight down from the point, intersecting with two concentric rings and a solid disc in the centre of the page. Two more straight lines lead down left and right to the bottom corners of the triangle. A circle touches the lower left point of the triangle, and a ratchet spiral shape touches its lower right point at the bottom of the page.

Bard of Pain (The Three Lands)

by Dusk Peterson

In the battle-weary lands of the Great Peninsula, only one fate is worse than being taken prisoner by the Lieutenant: being taken prisoner if you ARE the Lieutenant. As the world's most skilled torturer struggles with his change of fortune, he finds that his fate is intertwined with the destinies of an idealistic army commander, an affectionate prisoner, and a protege who reveres the Lieutenant's art. . . but is on the wrong side of the conflict. This novella is part of The Three Lands, a fantasy series set in a multicultural world where conflicts over law and spirituality provide opportunities for friendship, and for betrayal.

Beast Quest, Elko Lord of the Sea: Book 61 (PDF)

by Adam Blade

A new evil enemy and dangerous realm await Tom on his new Beast Quest. Elko Lord of the Sea has risen from the waves to wreak havoc. Can Tom overcome this deadly peril?

Beast Quest, Flaymar the Scorched Blaze: Book 64 (PDF)

by Adam Blade

Tom must confront Flaymar the Scorched Blaze - Kensa the Sorceress's fiery Evil Beast - sent to terrorise the land! Can the Avantian hero overcome her fearsome heat and douse her flames?

Beast Quest, Serpio the Slithering Shadow: Book 65 (PDF)

by Adam Blade

Kensa the Sorceress seeks to overthrow Avantia and become a cruel ruler - and she has created six Evil Beasts to do her bidding. It's up to Tom and his faithful companions to defeat them!

Beast Quest, Sting the Scorpion Man: Book 18 (PDF)

by Adam Blade

The good Beasts of Avantia are imprisoned in the kingdom of Malvel the evil wizard. Each is guarded by a terrible new Beast. Tom's quest to free the good Beasts takes him to the tunnels under Malvel's castle, where Sting the Scorpion Man is waiting. . . Don't miss: TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH

The Buried Giant

by Kazuo Ishiguro

The extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen for years. They expect to face many hazards - some strange and other-worldly - but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.

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