Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest is a good witch. She rescues the children and delivers them to families on the other side of the forest.
«THE FOX AND THE STAR» When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is - but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a fierce storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realises that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home - until, one day, her mysterious past comes back to haunt her.
Dragons, mischief and mayhem. Tomas can't imagine life without his little dragon Flicker. He's become more than a pet - he's a friend like no other. But Tomas has promised Grandad something - that they will let their dragons go back to where they belong. The only problem is they are still having so much fun and they still have to find out where the dragons' home is.
The second in a fantastic funny younger series from Carnegie and Branford Boase long-listed author, Joanne Owen.
Martha is still causing accidental mayhem in this second book in the series.
She accidentally drops a nutmeg into a "grow and move" potion concocted by grumpy witch, Griselda Gritch . . . and mayhem unfolds, including an even-grumpier-than-Griselda-Gritch magical nutmeg lady, the village hall being accidentally knocked down by a herd of cows, and a VERY eventful and catastrophic village fete and football match.
Everybody blames Martha - again!
Welcome to Hotel Flamingo: the sunniest hotel in town! to its former glory. But this is no ordinary hotel - all of her staff and guests are animals! Anna soon rises to the challenge. Whether it's a flamingo, a penguin or a hippo knocking at the door, Anna is ready to welcome them all. As she soon finds out, though, running an animal hotel is no easy task. Can Anna make Hotel Flamingo a success once more?
Marge is about to take Jemima and Jakey on a train journey they won't forget. They can't wait. Life with their rainbow-haired babysitter is always great fun. Things go off the rails when they meet a grumpy conductor and some thieving squirrels, but luckily Mechanic Marge can fix anything. Or so she claims!