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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (The\wolves Of Willoughby Chase Ser. #1)

by Joan Aiken

Can you go a little faster? Can you run?Long ago, at a time in history that never happened, England was overrun with wolves. But as Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia discover, real danger often lies closer to home. Their new governess, Miss Slighcarp, doesn't seem at all nice. She shuts Bonnie in a cupboard, fires the faithful servants and sends the cousins far away from Willoughby Chase to a place they will never be found. Can Bonnie and Sylvia outwit the wicked Miss Slighcarp and her network of criminals, forgers and snitches?BACKSTORY: Find out a few things you didn't know about wolves and learn all about the wonderful world of the author.

The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase (The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence #1)

by Joan Aiken

1832 - a period of English History that never happened. Good King James III is on the throne and the country is ravaged by wolves which have migrated through the newly-opened Channel Tunnel. When Sylvia and Bonnie (both orphans) fall into the hands of evil Miss Slighcarp, they must use all their wits to escape unscathed - for the governess is more cruel and merciless than the wolves that surround the great house of Willoughby Chase.

The Wolf Wilder

by Katherine Rundell Gelrev Ongbico

Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora's mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder is the opposite of an animal tamer: it is a person who teaches tamed animals to fend for themselves, and to fight and to run, and to be wary of humans.When the murderous hostility of the Russian Army threatens her very existence, Feo is left with no option but to go on the run. What follows is a story of revolution and adventure, about standing up for the things you love and fighting back. And, of course, wolves.

Wolf: The Journey Home

by 'Asta Bowen

When Marta, a wolf mother, and her pups are displaced by a group of well-meaning naturalists, it sets into motion a heroic journey marked by excitement, peril, and sometimes tragedy. From high in the Canadian Rockies, the wolves travel from one adventure to the next, struggling to make their way back to their home hunting grounds. A work of fiction based on fact, Marta's story is vividly drawn, taking readers deep into the brutal hardships, sudden moments of elation, and constant struggle to survive that is a wolf's world. Warmly captured, deeply moving, and unsparingly realistic, 'Asta Bowen has crafted an unforgettable novel that joins the ranks of The Call of the Wild and Born Free. About the Author 'Asta Bowen (pronounced OWsh-ta) lives in rural Montana, where she is a contributor to Writers on the Range, the syndication service of High Country News.

Wizzil (Bloomsbury Paperbacks Ser.)

by William Steig Quentin Blake Blake Quentin

Wizzil the witch is bored stiff and out to cause trouble at Frimp Farm. Little does she know that she will meet her match in Mr DeWitt Frimp. As the two compete in the battle of revenge, they soon realise that there's more to life . . . Two masters of picture books, William Steig and Quentin Blake, have collaborated to create a brilliantly funny tale about an unlikely friendship. You will not be disappointed.

The Wizards of Once: Book 1 (The Wizards of Once #1)

by Cressida Cowell

From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. #1 Sunday Times BestsellerWinner of the Blue Peter Book AwardThis is the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison; and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide.Perfect for boys and girls who love fantasy adventure...Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests. Until the Warriors came...Xar is a Wizard boy who has no Magic, and will do anything to get it. Wish is a Warrior girl, but she owns a banned Magical Object, and she will do anything to conceal it. In this whirlwind adventure, Xar and Wish must forget their differences if they're going to make it to the dungeons at Warrior Fort. Where something that has been sleeping for hundreds of years is stirring...

With Lee in Virginia: A Story Of The American Civil War (The Land of Oz)

by G. A. Henty

In this spirited tale of adventure, Vincent Wingfield, who is not yet sixteen, returns home to Virginia after four years of school in England to find conditions in America greatly unsettled. When war breaks out in 1861, Vincent staunchly supports the rights of slaves but joins Lee's cavalry to fight for the Confederacy.Henty's gripping story, written several decades after the war, weaves the spirited teenager's adventures with real-life events, while providing an acute glimpse of the conflict from a Southern perspective.A prolific 19th-century author, G. A. Henty celebrates family, honor, loyalty, bravery, and determination in the face of adversity. Set against the backdrop of an exciting historical era, this story, recently rediscovered by young readers, will excite the imaginations of today's youngsters as much as it thrilled readers when first published.

Witch Watch (Witch Wars)

by Laura Ellen Anderson Ms Sibéal Pounder

Tiga Whicabim loves her new life in the witchy, glitzy, black and white world of Sinkville. Now, suddenly, colour has started seeping back into Ritzy City – first there was a green apple in the middle of the road, and then Miss Heks reappeared in a garish orange dress. Tiga is very suspicious. But Miss Heks is only the tip of a very witchy iceberg. As Tiga, Peggy and Fluffanora soon discover, all the Big Exit witches are back! And they want to destroy Sinkville once and for all.As Aggie Hoof hides in a cupboard, Tiga, Fluffanora and Peggy race to save Sinkville and end up finding an unlikely ally in Felicity Bat, whose irritatingly excellent witchcraft is exactly what they need. The third glitzy adventure in the Witch Wars series, Witch Watch is perfect for fans of The Worst Witch, Eva Ibbotson's hilarious Which Witch?, and Witchworld.

Witch Wars (Witch Wars)

by Laura Ellen Anderson Ms Sibéal Pounder

When Fran the Fabulous Fairy turns up in Tiga Whicabim's shed to tell her she's a witch, Tiga doesn't believe her. Or at least not until Fran points out that TIGA WHICABIM is actually an anagram of I AM A BIG WITCH and magics her away down the drainpipes to compete in Witch Wars – the competition to crown the next Top Witch of Ritzy City.Filled with silly spells, delectable dresses, ridiculous riddles and a serious shoe problem, Witch Wars is a witch story like no other. Although if you enjoyed The Worst Witch, you'll love this too!

Witch Wars (Witch Wars #Vol. 1)

by Laura Ellen Anderson Sibéal Pounder

When Fran the Fabulous Fairy turns up in Tiga Whicabim's shed to tell her she's a witch, Tiga doesn't believe her. Or at least not until Fran points out that TIGA WHICABIM is actually an anagram of I AM A BIG WITCH . . . and takes Tiga through the drainpipes to compete in a challenge to crown the next Top Witch of Ritzy City. No one expects a witch from 'above the pipes' to be a serious contender, but soon Tiga and her new best friend, Peggy Pigwiggle, are at the head of the pack! Does one of them have what it takes to win?There will be spells. There will be shrunken heads. But most of all, there will be serious shoe envy. Perfect for fans of Sarah Mlynowski's Whatever After series and filled with hilarious black-and-white illustrations, delectable dresses, and ridiculous riddles, Witch Wars is whimsical, magical fun!

Witch Switch (Witch Wars)

by Laura Ellen Anderson Ms Sibéal Pounder

Tiga Whicabim is settling in to the witchy, glitzy world of Ritzy City. Peggy is Top Witch, and Tiga is enjoying life at the Brews' house with Fluffanora. But when Fran the Fabulous Fairy visits Linden House and finds Peggy has gone – leaving behind only a note to say she is 'AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES' and has left the evil Felicity Bat in charge – the girls realise something is very wrong. And then witches all across town start to disappear. Tiga and Fluffanora set out to investigate and discover an old, unsolved Sinkville mystery that might just be the key to it all.The second glitzy adventure in the Witch Wars series is perfect for fans of The Worst Witch, Eva Ibbotson's hilarious Which Witch, and Witchworld.

Witch Switch (Witch Wars)

by Laura Ellen Anderson Sibéal Pounder

Young witch Tiga Whicabim is just starting to settle into glitzy Ritzy City when Fran the Fabulous Fairy discovers that Tiga's best friend Peggy has gone missing--leaving behind only a note explaining that she's “AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES” and evil Felicity Bat is now in charge. Soon after, other witches across town start to disappear.Tiga and her friends set out to investigate and stumble upon an old, unsolved mystery that might just be the reason behind the disappearances. Can the girls use their witchy skills to save their friend and the city in time?This companion to Witch Wars is a witch story like no other, filled with silly spells, delectable dresses, and ridiculous riddles, as well as hilarious black-and-white illustrations.

Wiskunde Graad 3

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Winnie's Great War: The remarkable story of a brave bear cub in World War One

by Lindsay Mattick Josh Greenhut

Everyone has heard of Winnie-the-Pooh, but not everyone knows about the real Canadian bear who lent him her name. This is a wonderful tale of courage and friendship, for fans of Michael Morpurgo.Come on a heart-warming adventure, inspired by the journey undertaken by an extraordinary bear called Winnie during World War One. From her early days with her mama in the Canadian forest, to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, Winnie has a remarkable wartime story to tell. And when she meets a little boy called Christopher Robin Milne in London Zoo, he loves her so much that he names his teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh in her honour. Sophie Blackall's wonderful black and white artwork brings Winnie to life and will capture young readers' imaginations. The author, Lindsay Mattick, is the great grand-daughter of Captain Harry Colebourn - who originally rescued Winnie as a cub - and the story contains entries from his real wartime diaries from WW1. The book also includes a selection of artefacts from the Colebourn Family Archives. The result is a one-of-a-kind exploration into the realities of war, the meaning of courage, and the power of friendship, all told through the historic adventures of one astonishing bear.

Wings: A Fairy Tale

by E. D. Baker

Tamisin has always been a little weird. Her freckles actually look more like sparkles and occasionally, she likes to dance under the full moon. Then one day, wings sprout from her back, and Tamisin learns that her parents adopted her from fairyland. Inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, this fairy tale will delight fans of The Tales of the Frog Princess and new readers alike.

The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

The classic story of Mole, Rat, Toad, Badger and the wonderful adventures they share As spring begins to bloom across the countryside, so too does Mole’s desire to leave his underground home and venture into the wilds above. His journey delivers him to the banks of a river—the first Mole has ever seen—and to the blue-and-white boat captained by Rat. Their camaraderie sparked, Mole and Rat continue into the Wild Wood, meeting up with the cantankerous Badger and the impulsive Toad. No stranger to calamity, Toad and his reckless habits—including a tendency toward spectacular car crashes—will get the four friends into heaps of trouble, but their steadfast loyalty to one another always sees them through.The Wind in the Willows is a charming, unforgettable ode to friendship and one of the most cherished children’s stories of all time. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary (The Making of The Long Haul): The Next Chapter

by Jeff Kinney

Go on a movie-making journey of epic proportions in The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next ChapterMaking a movie is a lot like going on a road trip. There are twists and turns and lots of surprises along the way.Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. In cinemas from the 20th May.Find out what it takes to film a flock of seagulls invading a mini-van. Learn about a robot pig and an animatronic three-year-old. And discover everything that goes into making a feature film. Complete with exclusive set photos, storyboards and original cartoons by Jeff Kinney. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter is the perfect book for anyone who's ever wondered how a movie gets made and an ideal companion to the bestselling series. But buckle up: You're in for a wild ride.

Wilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate: Book 2 (Wilf the Mighty Worrier #2)

by Georgia Pritchett

Things Wilf was worried about before: 1. Lion dentists. 2. Creepy crawlies wearing wigs. 3. Marmite. Things Wilf is worried about now: 4. The most evil man in the world. 5. Anyone called Alan. 6. Alan deciding to become a pirate and destroy the world. Alan is Wilf's self-styled evil lunatic next-door-neighbour. He has a grumpy robot sidekick and a silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips. He is ridiculous. But when Alan decides that pirating is an excellent way to destroy the world, Wilf knows he will have to overcome his fear of parrots and walking the plank to stop him...

Wildlife Wonders (Puzzle Heroes #8)

by Anna Nilsen

Dive into this exciting book full of amazing creatures all around the world and help save Mum from evil poachers by completing the puzzles.Puzzle Heroes is an interactive series of very fun, visually-led books containing an adventure or challenge on every page. There are plenty of search-and-find elements in the style of Where's Wally?, combined with topics of educational value, where fun facts help with the challenges. This gives plenty of opportunity to use the book as an extra learning tool - but ultimately the quests are fantastic fun, engrossing readers to the extent that they won't realise they are learning.

Why the Crocodile Has a Wide Mouth: and Other Nature Myths (The Land of Oz)

by Florence Holbrook

These fifty-four wonder-filled stories, adapted for curious young minds, describe in simple folktale style how many amazing creatures of the earth were created — and why they look and act as they do — and other natural phenomena.Learn why the rabbit is timid and the bear has a short tail. Find out how fire was brought to the Indians, and how summer came to the earth. Discover why the sea is salty and evergreen trees never lose their leaves. Meet the children in the moon and the first grasshopper.Enhanced by 29 illustrations, these beguiling narratives gathered from primitive cultures around the world will delight children, lovers of tall tales, and anyone interested in folklore from faraway lands.

Why is Snot Green?: And other extremely important questions (and answers) from the Science Museum

by Glenn Murphy

Why is snot green? Do rabbits fart? What is space made of? Where does all the water go at low tide? Can animals talk? What are scabs for? Will computers ever be cleverer than people? Discover the answers to these and an awful lot of other brilliant questions frequently asked at the Science Museum in this wonderfully funny and informative book.Divided into five sections, which cover everything from the Big Bang to bodily functions and cool gadgets:Lost in SpaceThe Angry PlanetAnimal AnswersBeing HumanFantastic FuturesPacked with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, and published in association with the Science Museum, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!

Why Do Plants Have Flowers?: And Other Questions About Evolution And Classification (Wildlife Wonders #3)

by Pat Jacobs

An original new science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group.Why do Plants Have Flowers? looks at the features that make plants so unique. It describes how they have evolved over time, and looks at how flowers, seeds and pollintation developed. Behaviour, habitats and adaptation all also feature.

Why Do Mammals Have Fur?: And Other Questions About Evolution And Classification (Wildlife Wonders #4)

by Pat Jacobs

An original new science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group.Why Do Mammals Have Fur? looks at the defining features of mammals, such as being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding their young, and explores how mammals have evolved and adapted over time. Mammal life cycles, behaviour and habitats all also feature.

Why Do Insects Have Six Legs?: And Other Questions About Evolution And Classification (Wildlife Wonders #1)

by Pat Jacobs

An original new science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group.Why do Insects Have Six Legs? looks at the features that make insects so unique. It describes how they have evolved over time, and looks at how their movement developed. Insect senses, behaviour and habitats all also feature.

Why Do Birds Have Feathers?: And Other Questions About Evolution And Classification (Wildlife Wonders #2)

by Pat Jacobs

An original new science series which explores the key characteristics that divide the main animal and plant groups, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time. The information is supported by examples that highlight the quirky and amazing qualities of the natural world, as well as revealing the dazzling variety within each group.Why do Birds have Feathers? looks at the features that make birds so unique. It describes how birds evolved from small dinosaurs, and looks at how feathers and flight developed. Bird senses, behaviour, habitats and flightless birds all also feature.

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