Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas.
A shy man, Mr Hoppy has only the courage for polite conversation with Mrs Silver, as she tends her pet tortoise Alfie, on the balcony below. But, when he learns that her dearest wish is for Alfie to grow bigger, he hatches a plan involving a giant pair of metal claws and 140 tortoises.
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there's a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett's son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars , shares Aza's story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship.
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it's impossible to imagine life without her.
Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton are alike in appearance, different in character and in love with the same woman. In the midst of the French Revolution, Darnay, who has fled to London to escape the cruelty of the French nobility, must return to Paris to rescue his servant from death. But he endangers his own life and is captured.
A girl called Fern loves a litte pig called Wilbur. Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful grey spider, saves Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat pigs, by a wonderfully clever plan (which no one else could possible have thought of).
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Hey Grandude! written by Paul McCartney. From Paul McCartney - an action-packed book celebrating the fun grandparents and grandkids can get up to. See the compass needle spin - let the magic fun begin! Meet Grandude - a super-cool, intrepid-explorer grandfather with some amazing tricks up his sleeve... Grandude is a one-of-a-kind adventurer! With his magic compass he whisks his four grandkids off on whirlwind adventures, taking them all around the globe. . . Join them as they ride flying fish, dodge stampedes, and escape avalanches! Brought to life with gloriously colourful illustrations from talented artist Kathryn Durst, it's the perfect bedtime story for little explorers.
At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone on the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and the birds.
The beautiful land of Greece is haunted by more than three thousand years of legend and history. This title features the mighty Poseidon, God of the Sea; Zeus, the King of Heaven; Hades, Lord of the Dead; Artemis the Huntress; Aphrodite, Immortal Lady of Beauty and Love; and other mortals and gods.
Born in the wilds of the freezing cold Yukon, White Fang - half-dog, half-wolf - is the only animal in the litter to survive. He soon learns the harsh laws of nature, yet buried deep inside him are the distant memories of affection and love. Will this fiercely independent creature of the wild learn to trust man again?
Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there's tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there's Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters. Even though times are tough, their infectious sense of fun sweeps everyone up in their adventures.
A tornado crashes through and whisks Dorothy and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home, Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure.
After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's mansion on wild English moors. She is lonely and has no one to play with, but one day she learns of a secret garden somewhere in the grounds. Then Mary uncovers a key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door.
When Mole goes boating with Ratty instead of doing his spring-cleaning, he discovers a whole new world. There are high jinks on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad of Toad Hall. Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad become friends, but after Toad's latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels once and for all?