Twelve-year-old Kofi first spots the prehistoric human on a supermarket roundabout. He is small and dark and curled into a tight ball. His name is Rorty Thrutch, and he has zero memory of how he ended up in the unexceptional village of Bradborough or why he's being hunted.... Kofi soon finds out that Rorty can do amazing things. He can copy, paste and delete objects using only the power of his mind. This is the discovery of the century, and mad, greedy scientists will stop at nothing to track him down.
Frankie and his friends are spending Christmas in Austria with his pen pal, Heidi. He is excited to learn how to ski, even if it's not quite the same as playing football. Late on Christmas Eve, they discover a lost elf who needs help. Frankie's team will need to use all their skills to get the elf back to his world and return in time for Christmas!
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football, they're playing against teams they never imagined! When Frankie's football transports them to a Roman arena, will his team be a roaring success, or will the football battle be more than they bargained for?
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. But when they win an old football at a carnival, they're going to be transported to a magical world of football they never knew existed! Can Frankie and his team beat the Pirate Pillagers and make their way home?
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football, they're playing against teams they never imagined! When they're transported back into the Wild West, Frankie's team will have to go head-to-head with some crabby cowboys. Will they be able to win the penalty shootout at high noon?
Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football, they're playing against teams they never imagined! But when Frankie, Charlie, Louise and their dog pal, Max, get transported to ancient Egypt, they're in for a surprise. Will they be able to beat the menacing mummies?
Dorkius Maximus is a young boy growing up in ancient Rome. This hilarious diary recounts his exploits as, desperate to become a great Roman hero, Dorkius enlists the help of his father's friend, Stoutus, to teach him the noble art of fighting.
But heroism doesn't come naturally to Dorkius. Plus, his dad doesn't listen to him, his friends pick on him, and his mum is more interested in her sacred chickens. Dorkius knows there's a mighty warrior inside him, just waiting to get out - isn't there?
Luke Thorpe is a fifteen-year-old wimp. Excellent at math and terrible at sport, he's not the sort of person you'd expect to see howling at a full moon. Yet he finds himself doing just that - and a host of hairier things - as he slowly discovers his true identity as a teenage werewolf. In this, his brilliantly funny diary, Luke describes his new condition and its embarrassing impact on his life, as well as embarking on an extraordinary adventure that brings him into contact with some pointy-toothed familiar faces...
Transformed into a vampire at the awkward age of 15, Nigel Mullet will remain this age for ever, and must spend eternity struggling through adolescence. In his latest hilarious diary, Nigel starts the new term as one of the most popular pupils in school, and he’s finally got a girlfriend after more than eighty years of being single. But his life soon unravels when a new pupil, Jason, joins his school…When Jason steals his girlfriend, Nigel vows to get revenge.
Welcome to England, where the Protectorate enforces the Public Good. Here, there are rules for everything - what to eat, what to wear, what to do, what to say, what to read, what to think, who to obey, who to hate, who to love. Your safety is assured, so long as you follow the rules. Gabriel is a natural born rule-breaker. And his biggest crime of all? Being gay. Gabriel knows his sexuality must be kept secret from all but his closest friends, not only to protect himself, but to protect his boyfriend.
Some people rob banks because they’re greedy. Others enjoy the adrenaline rush. Me? I robbed a bank because of guilt. Specifically: guilt and a Nepalese scented candle.... When 15-year-old Dylan accidentally burns down the house of the girl he’s trying to impress, he feels that only a bold gesture can make it up to her. A gesture like robbing a bank to pay for her new home.