Grumpy little aliens called Lalalas have waged war on humans!
They're sucking the fun and energy out of everything and the Earth is slowing down... Can anyone stop them before everything grinds to a halt? This is a job for the professionals!
Unfortunately, the professionals were busy so it's down to maverick scientific experimentalists Professor Hallux and Nanobot to save the day.
What follows is a roller coaster ride smashing through science - and some of it is even real science!
From the rain forests of Madagascar to the South Pole, including comet-hopping, and atom-smashing in the heart of a nuclear reactor, all with a smattering of space glue and ukuleles, you won't want to miss Hallux and Nanobot in their first full-length adventure.
Saddle up for a life-defining, death-defying adventure. Joseph Johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved. He lost his pa in an accident. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness. And now, he's lost his pony--fast, fierce, beautiful Sarah, taken away by a man who had no right to take her.Joseph can sure enough get her back, though. The odds are stacked against him, but he isn't about to give up. He will face down deadly animals, dangerous men, and the fury of nature itself on his quest to be reunited with the only family he has left.Because Joseph Johnson may have lost just about everything; but he hasn't lost hope. And he hasn't lost the fire in his belly that says he's getting his Sarah back--no matter what.The critically acclaimed author of The Honest Truth returns with a poignant, hopeful, and action-packed story about hearts that won't be tamed...and spirits that refuse to be broken.
Delight in the story of David and Goliath, voiced by the English gardener, presenter, and novelist Alan Titchmarsh. The story is one of biblical origin - told in the Books of Samuel - about an underdog who overthrows a giant Philistine warrior.Alan Fred Titchmarsh- after working as a professional gardener and a gardening journalist- managed to establish himself as a media personality through appearances on gardening programmes. Titchmarsh was appointed an MBE in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to horticulture and broadcasting.
Frankinschool: Monster Match is about a boy named Fred who "turns into "Frankenstein's monster after an author visit gone wrong. While Fred is out sick, the author signs Fred's book “To Frank”. When Fred's classmate Luisa suggests Fred must really be “Frank” in school, this sparks an idea for Fred's creative writing assignment. Fred's What-If poem is coming together wonderfully, until--a mist fills the room, and the writing assignment comes to life. Suddenly Fred--now Frankinschool--and Luisa--now Princessa Luisa--need to save the school from the mysterious potion--and the even more mysterious and devious ghost living in the school attic. Book 1 in a continuing series."A wonderful children's book with themes and lessons in forgiveness and friendship." --Reader's Favorite 5-star Review
Go for a ride with motorcyclist Bessie Stringfield, the first African American woman to drive her motorcycle solo across the U.S. and to be inducted into the American Motorcycle Hall of Fame. In this biographical story, learn about how Bessie defied expectations in the 1930s and broke barriers for both women and Black Americans.
The Sand Castle Mystery is another Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club Featured Selection from acclaimed author Carolyn Keene. Eight year old Nancy Drew and her friends enter a sand castle building contest. Someone doesn’t want them to win and won’t play fair. When their castle is destroyed and a mean message is found in the sand, Nancy becomes a detective once again.
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