The siblings endure a car accident, a terrible smell, a deadly serpent, a long knife, a brass reading lamp, and the re-appearance of a person they hoped to never see again.
The ultimate bedtime read from the award-winning author of The Day the Babies Crawled Away. `Good night, Gorilla,' says the night watchman as he finishes his rounds at the zoo. Kids who loved Goodnight Moon and Good Night, little Bear will love Good Night, Gorilla.
Marooned on a sandbank, a boy faces certain death. With the sea closing in and the current about to drag him to a watery grave, his final wish is to see heaven. Waking in a strange bed, the boy meets an old man. It is Arthur, the warrior king of legend, and from his lips the boy hears of Camelot, chivalry, magic, evil and betrayal.
Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl, except for one thing - he is afraid of the dark. Mrs Barn Owl sends him down from his nest-hole to ask about the dark and he meets a little boy waiting for the fireworks to begin, an old lady, a scout out camping, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, and a man with a telescope.
Adventure storiesGracie and Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman. But they soon discover that he is not who they thought. Should they believe him when he says the island is cursed? Find out in this brand new edition of a Michael Morpurgo favourite. Ages: 8+
The sun-kissed prairie stretches out around the Ingalls family, smiling its welcome after their long, hard journey across America. But looks can be deceiving and they soon find that they must share the land with wild bears and Indians. Will there be enough land for all of them?
Adventure storiesA brand new edition with a beautiful and fresh new cover, featuring a dramatic new pho photographic cover, with highlighted tonal colours. This is one of Morpurgo's best-loved stories. Ages 9+