Michael Morpurgo's inspiring new story of Robbie, a boy in a coma - victim of a car accident. Locked inside his own head, able to hear but not move or speak, Robbie tries to keep himself from slipping ever deeper into unconsciousness. Robbie, football fan and animal lover, runs after his dog Lucky one day when he chases a cat and is hit by a car. Unconscious, Robbie lies in hospital, unable to speak, move or eat. But he can hear; he is aware, even though his family and friends don't know this. Inside his head, we hear Robbie's thoughts; on his Mum and sister, why his parents are separated. His friends and family try desperately to reach him - even Zola, his favourite Chelsea footballer, comes to see him. And still Robbie can't 'wake up'. Until one day, against hospital rules, Dad brings Lucky into the hospital. Can Lucky bring Robbie back to life?
- Miss Marple Omnibus Volume II
Another four of Agatha Christie's twelve, celebrated Miss Marple novels in a single volume, bound in the stylish livery of the new series. A Caribbean Mystery As Miss Marple dozes in the West Indian sun, an old soldier talks of elephant shooting and scandals. Then he dies - shortly after offering to show her a picture of a murderer. It's not long before the deceptively frail detective finds herself investigating a most exotic murder...A Pocket Full of Rye Rex Fortescue, 'king' of a financial empire, was in his counting house; his 'queen' was in the parlour...and that's exactly where they were when they died. There are baffling similarities between the rhyme and the crime and it takes all Miss Marple's ingenuity to find them...The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side Marina Gregg, the famous actress, witnesses a murder in her country home. But what gave her the expression of frozen terror that only Dolly Bantry saw? Dolly, of course, knows just who can find out: her old friend Miss Marple...They Do It With Mirrors To fulfil a promise to an old schoolfriend, Miss Marple stays in a country house - with 200 juvenile delinquents and seven heirs to an old lady's fortune. One of them is a murderer - with, it seems, a talent for being in two places at once...
- Hide and seek
Maggie Bradford is on trial for murder. One of the best-loved singer/songwriters anywhere, she seems to have it all. And so, the world wants to know, how could she have murdered not just one, but two of her husbands? This thriller comes from the author of "Along Came a Spider" and "Kiss the Girls".
- Mog's Amazing Birthday Caper
Share in fifty years of a really remarkable cat...
Mog is everyone's favourite family cat! Join her in this warm-hearted and funny alphabet adventure, when everything goes wrong at a birthday party...
Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Mog the Forgetful Cat with special anniversary editions of her much-loved adventures.
From the creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat comes a delightful family adventure about a really remarkable cat!
On the day of Debbie's birthday party, Mog sets off on an adventure through the alphabet, filled with dragons in the dark and the jaguar with a jug of jelly. M is for Mog, but also for the mad mouse monster! The perfect Mog adventure for learning the alphabet.
Mog the Forgetful Cat was first published fifty years ago, and Mog has been delighting children all over the world with her adventures ever since. These books are the perfect gifts for boys, girls and families everywhere!
- Clans & Tartans
A beautifully illustrated guide to the histories of over 120 of Scotland's most renowned clans and families Clans & Tartans is the ideal introduction to the rich heritage of Scotland's clan and family history. This handy little little book features * the histories and heraldic details of over 120 of Scotland's most renowned clans and families * beautiful illustrations of the tartan and crest badge of each clan * engaging essays on the history of clanship and of tartan, written by specialists in each field * appendices which include -- a timeline of Scottish monarchs to 1707 -- a glossary of heraldic terms -- a list of septs -- the ceremonial for the inauguration of a clan chief Authoritative and up-to-date, Clans & Tartans will appeal to everyone of Scottish ancestry through the world.