See screenshot for contents. James Herbert is Britain's number one bestselling writer (a position he has held ever since publication of his first novel) and one of the world's top writers of thriller/horror fiction. He is one of our greatest popular novelists, whose books are sold in thirty-three other languages, including Russian and Chinese. Widely imitated and hugely influential, his nineteen novels have sold more than forty-two million copies worldwide.
Imagine Smidge's delight when, one day, a little man with a propeller on his back appears hovering at the window! It's Karlson and he lives in a house on the roof. Soon Smidge and Karlson are sharing all sorts of adventures, from tackling thieves and playing tricks to looping the loop and running across the rooftops. Fun and chaos burst from these charming, classic stories.
The Rain Forest Animals series support national science standarts related to life science. This book describes and illustrated jaguars that live in the rain forest. The photographs support early readers in understanding the text. The repetition of words and phrases helps early readers learn new words.
The Book Thief is a best-selling novel by Markus Zusak published in 2005. It was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book. As of September 2009 it has been on the New York Times Children's Best Seller list for 105 weeks. Although American publisher Knopf has marketed the 550 page book set in Nazi Germany as a young-adult novel, it was originally intended and published in Zusak's native Australia specifically for adults.
"It's just a small story, really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery...."
Many people visit the great detective Sherlock Holmes, but they all have one thing in common: they need help solving problems that the police cannot help them with. Join Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson in six stories that include suspicious deaths, the mystery of the engineer with the missing thumb, and the strange case of the two men who share a very unusual name.
Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies The book consists of six nested stories that take us from the remote South Pacific in the nineteenth century to a distant, post-apocalyptic future. Each tale is revealed to be a story that is read (or watched) by the main character in the next. In his extraordinary third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on humanity’s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us.