A Child's Garden of Weirdness presents thirty-two zany poems ranging from the outrageous to the bizarre that will delight children of all ages.Follow Buford the cat from mouse to morgue, grumpy Carlin P. Trump (Oh!…what fate has in store for grumpy children!) along with a cast of crazy sharks, dogs, and kids as they revel in the extraordinary (becoming humongous Q-tips) and the not-so-ordinary experiences of life with mischief and fun.Illustrated with Tony award-winning actor/artist Dick Gautier's whacky prismacolor genius, A Child's Garden of Weirdness is sure to stimulate a child's imagination and leave you laughing.
When the second graders go out to the field to set up their class fair, they find the third graders preparing for their soccer final. Their teacher challenges them to resolve the conflict. After some discussion, the students come up with a plan to share the field.
Pulled from the classic 1916 edition of Real Mother Goose, this collection presents several classic rhymes including "Ring a Ring of Roses," Jack Sprat," "Little Jack Horner," "Old King Cole" and so many more.
In the spirit of A Series of Unfortunate Events and the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series, The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters will captivate middle-grade readers looking for humor, hijinks, and a swashbuckling good time. Meet Jaundice and Kale Bland, two sisters who avoid excitement at any cost. Together, they patiently await the return of their parents, who left on an errand years ago and have never returned. One day, the Bland sisters are kidnapped by an all-female band of pirates. They're unwillingly swept into a high-seas romp that might just lead to solving the mystery of what happened to their parents. With Roald Dahl-esque wit, this new series is for readers who are looking for an anything-but-bland adventure.
She already lost her mom, now her father is missing . . .
Maddie Jones’ dad has been kidnapped. The only way to save him is to uncover the mysteries behind the ancient terracotta warriors of China. But the mysteries reveal a 2,000-year-old curse and a plan to unleash the soul of a malicious emperor. What’s a teenage girl to do? How about enlist the help of her seriously annoying brothers and stow away in a crate of mummies . . . then begin a very dangerous quest.
An ancient evil is awakening. Terracotta warriors are coming to life. And worst of all for Maddie, she’ll have to recruit one if her plan is going to succeed. Maddie and her brothers will do anything to find and save their dad . . . even if they have to fight a mummy who has been plotting revenge for thousands of years.
Some tombs shouldn’t be opened.
Maddie Jones is an edgy Nancy Drew meets the Goonies with a voice like Percy Jackson.
24symbols is a digital reading subscription service. In exchange for a small monthly fee you can download and enjoy reading from our complete catalogue of ebooks on any device (mobile, tablet, e-reader with web navigator or PC). Our catalogue includes more than 500,000 books in several languages. This subscription can be terminated at any time in the section "Subscription".