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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ABLE GRUNTWHISTLE M.P. in his own words
by Martin Miles

UK price:  £9.99    US price:  $13.77
Kindle £1.79
Format: Paperback
Pages:  244
ISBN-10: 132628312X
ISBN-13: 978-1326283124
Product Dim: 14.8 x 1.4 x 21 cm

Set in England in the late eighteenth century, The Autobiography of Able Gruntwhistle MP is an exciting folk-tale of a pig who, through his own endeavours, combined with an element of luck, sets out to overcome adversity. Assisted by friends and attacked by his enemies, he weaves a story of hope, tragedy, intrigue and triumph, with plenty of humour thrown in for good measure.


Flight of the Longboats- Jane Willcox

UK price:   £8.50  US price: $9.45
Format: Paperback
Pages: 132
IISBN-10: 1909544922
ISBN-13: 978-1909544925
Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 12.7 x 0.8
Published: Dec 2013

An adventure story about a boy and his dog, Tutu, who, a thousand years ago, landed by mistake at the bottom of the world. Kahu is the son of the Chief of a peaceful tribe living on a small tropical island in the middle of the world. Their safety has been threatened by distant, marauding savages. Navigating by the stars, the Chief and crew sail away across the oceans to search for a safe place for the tribe to live. Guided by a friendly dolphin, they discover a fabulous Wonderland - a magic land of plenty. And best of all, NOBODY lives there. It is theirs for the taking but there isn’t time to prepare a proper migration. Evidence of the dreaded cannibal warriors preparing to attack has been discovered. They must flee!


Fairy World  by Claire Roskilly

US price:  $9.95  UK price: £4.99
Format: Paperback
Size: 20.3 x 12.7 x 0.3 cm
Pages: 108
ISBN-10: 1909304441
ISBN-13: 978-1909304444
Published: Oct 2012

 

Follow Mimi's adventures as she discovers tiny fairies behind the rockery in her garden. An enchanting story for children.


The Elf-Witch Chronicles. Part Four: The Journey to the Underhruse
by Helen Cardwell 

UK price:  £6.99   US price:  $9.79
Format: Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 180
ISBN: 978-1908026248
Published: July 2011

After everything she went through, a carefree life in Ellehorn should have been a dream come true for Amber, but that is not the case. Regretting her decision to leave Mysterica, Amber grabs the chance to return to her old world when it is offered. Mysterica, though, is not the place she knew and with it on the verge of destruction, can even the legendary Elf-witch save it and those she loves from the gathering darkness? Can anyone defeat the ultimate master of evil? And will Raven's prophecy of death come true? In this final adventure Mysterica has never been a deadlier place to be.


Angela's Return to
Rum-tum Land
         

by Antony Stephens
UK price: £5.99     US price:
$9.99

Format: Paperback
Size : 21.6 x 14 x 0.5 cm
Pages: 90
ISBN: 978-1907294235
Published: Dec-2009

 

 

The evil King Rum Tum is still on the throne but with Angela Bradbury back in his kingdom his time is short.

Angela Bradbury returns to Rum-Tum land to depose the evil King Rum Tum in this exciting and gripping sequel to Angela's Adventures In Rum-Tum Land. There, with the aid of the king's former pet cat, Turkish Van, Sir Tin Can, a wizard called Durakin and her old friend Mrs Salmon plus a 140-strong waxwork army, she sets about this task


Angela's Adventures in
Rum-tum Land

by Antony Stephens
UK price: £8.99     US price: $9.42
Format: Paperback
Size : 21.4 x 13.6 x 1.4 cm
Pages: 96
Publisher: Book Guild Publishing
ISBN: 978-1846241789
Published: Oct-2007

 

 

An exciting story of imagination, fantasy and adventure. The plot moves along at a fast pace and has many colourful and eccentric characters that will amuse children.


Nicodemus and the Flight of Argus     
by Liz Mente-Bishop
UK price: £6.99    US price: $9.89
Format: Paperback
Size: 20.3 x 12.7 x 1.2 cm
Pages: 222
ISBN: 978-1907294082
Published: Sept-2009


Cover and illustrations by Dr Derek Bishop.

 


As the glorious Mykonos sun mysteriously disappears behind a deadly swarm, Nicodemus knows he cannot make it in time! When he returns to his village to find death and destruction, Nicodemus has no choice but to climb aboard his trusted friend and companion, Ophelia, and fly off in search of the culprit—his archenemy Acantha!


Merlin's Crystal
Complete Trilogy

by Frances Pawley

UK price: £11.99     US price: $16.99
Publisher: DIADEM BOOKS
Format: Paperback
Size : 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm
Pages: 412
ISBN: 978-0956239273
Published: 11 August-2009

 

"It dropped from the wall like a giant fireside pussycat, but this was no pussycat, this was a black panther.  Its nose lifted upward, sniffing the air.  Stealthily the animal walked towards her following her scent, its powerful legs covering the ground in seconds.

 Knowing there was no escape, her instinct was to run.  Sylvie turned and with her best efforts she ran...."


The Adventures of Big Ted
by Di Loveland               

UK price: £9.99     US price: $18.95
Publisher: DIADEM BOOKS
Format: Paperback:
Perfect binding , cream interior
Size : 6 x 9 (US trade)
Pages: 302
ISBN:
978-0-9559741-7-5
Published: August-2008

Come and meet Big Ted and join Polly and Peter as they listen to the stories of his amazing adventures!


The Elf-Witch Chronicles   
by Helen Cardwell 

UK price: £15.00    US price: $30.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 610
ISBN: 0-595-50991-6
Published: May-2008

In this battle between good and evil, the author hasn’t lost her magical touch and proves once again that she has a special knack for weaving a fascinating and spellbinding tale of witches and wizards.


Narwhal                      
by Margaret Gill

UK price: £8.00    US price: $14.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 204
ISBN: 0-595-48177-9
Published: Jan-2008
 

A boy with ESP powers and a magic narwhal tusk set a remote Scillonian island aflame. A mystery thriller with a difference.


Eric and Thickpea      
by Jill Martin

UK price: £7.99      US price: $14.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 198
ISBN: 0-595-46620-6
Published: Sep-2007

What happens when the only person you can trust is a rat?


Edrin's Quest           
Journey of a Soul
By Dorothy Lewis 

UK price: £5.58    US price: $10.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 124
ISBN: 0-595-43200-X
Published: Mar-2007

Edrin’s Quest is a story of magic and adventure for both young and old, set in small community of warlocks, living a gentle existence of life-magic, ruled by only one code, that of the Life/Love energy. From this tiny safe settlement in the mountain the boy Edrin is sent out on a near-impossible mission. For children it is an enchanting story, but older folk will be fascinated by the embedded life and spiritual lessons that it contains—for the tale is also an analogy, a parable, of Life.


The Whitestone Stories
by John R. Barrett      

UK price: £5.63   US price: $10.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 116
ISBN: 0-595-42435-X
Published: Mar-2007

Other Formats: Hard Cover | Adobe eBook

The Whitestone Stories are the lost myths and memories of Britain’s prehistoric peoples.


Adventures of Charlie Bonker at Pottage Pie              
by Mary Jane Pearce

UK price: £4.79    US price: $8.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Pages: 84
ISBN: 0-595-41033-2
Published: Oct-2006

Hilarious children’s animal adventure story based on the zany antics of a mischievous but loveable cat.


A grand Day on the Farm
by Robert Henry            

UK price: £5.00     US price: $8.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 58
ISBN: 0-595-40042-6
Published: Jul-2006

Animal adventures on a farm. An illustrated Springtime story for children.


The Adventures of Paul Sparrow
by Constance Haughton      

UK price: £5.15      US price: $8.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 50
ISBN: 0-595-38147-2
Published: Dec-2005 

Friendship, fun, adventure and danger are the ingredients in this book. In the tradition of Wind in the Willows and Winnie the Pooh, this is a children’s book written with humor and love which will delight all who read it.


Chill Out With Beth : 
Gems for Young and Old!
by Beth Richards           

UK price: £5.63      US price: $9.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 50
ISBN: 0-595-37203-1
Published: Sep-2005

Chill Out With Beth combines an enchanting fairy story for children with poems that are gems of wisdom and insight relevant to both young and old in the journey of life. Writing of friendship, dreams, love and destiny, her overall message in is to be positive and to appreciate the wondrous gifts in our lives.


Excerpts from the Dunes Rangers' Almanac : Abridged by an Anonymous Scribe     
by Jack Breaker 

UK price: £6.26    US price: $11.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 130
ISBN: 0-595-35108-5
Published: Apr-2005 

An enchanting phantasmagoria about a group of animals that embark on a fascinating and surreal adventure.


Hey, Mr Big!                  
by David Gasking

UK price: £10.79    US price: $20.95  
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 266
ISBN: 0-595-33091-6
Published: Dec-2004
Other Formats: Adobe eBook
 

A father’s celebration of the short but busy life of his son who died in a tragic accident, aged eleven.


Amber Janusson and the Battle    for the Magic Lands         
by Helen Cardwell 

UK price: £8.99    US price $10.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 124
ISBN: 0-595-33006-1
Published: Sep-2004

Once again magic and mayhem aplenty, as the precocious and irresistible teenage Witch, Amber, discovers she has yet again to fulfill her destiny and take a stand against the evil that threatens to engulf The Magic Lands. The surprising twists in the tale will amaze, enchant and tantalize the reader!


Amber Janusson
Protector of the Magic Lands

by Helen Cardwell

US price: $11.95    UK price: £9.99
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 232
ISBN: 0-595-29436-7
Published: Sept-2003
 

Magic and mayhem aplenty, as a teenage Witch discovers she is in fact destined to save The Magic Lands from falling into the hands of an evil Wizard.


We all love you and hold you special!

The Adventures of Maureen & Maury
For Children of all Ages!

by Emelia J Hardy                 

US price: $12.95    UK price: £10.99
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 158
ISBN: 0-595-29536-3
Published: Sept-2003
 

This book is written for children of every age and for some adults—children that are faced with painful everyday obstacles that are hard to deal with by themselves. 


They Kill Bears                   
by Lee Vernon

UK  price: £15.99    US  price: $18.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 322
ISBN: 0-595-31197-0
Published: Apr-2004

A 15-year-old karate-kicking girl must leave her home and parents in Europe, starting afresh in England with only her giant white dog as a companion.


Beware of the Bull: Stories for the Young and Incurably Eccentric    
by Jennifer Morrison

UK price: £8.99   US price: $9.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 90
ISBN: 0-595-31054-0
Published: Feb-2004

Warning! These stories, for the young and the incurably eccentric, may blow every fuse in your mind.


The Brain Changers    
by Margaret Gill

UK price: £9.99    US price: £12.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0-595-31161-X
Published: Feb-2004

The Brain Changers is set in the technologically near future and the basic mood and thrust of the story is fantasy involving higher beings, magical interventions, and mystical philosophy. A good Young Adult story with well drawn characters.” —Ian Watson, science fiction author and screenwriter of Speilberg’s A.I. Artificial Intelligence


Trio Theo in the Grip of Terror
by Polly Hinchliffe

UK price: £10.99    US price: $12.95
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 150
ISBN: 0-595-28727-1
Published: Jul-2003

Living in the hills of North Wales, in a small, ancient village, tales and legends are part of life, and a legacy to children—to children everywhere. So after years of repeated requests to retell the ghost stories the author finally wove them into a tale of her own.  (Age range 10--16)


Return of the Quetzal           

by Margaret Gill   

US price: $12.95        UK Price £10.99
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 182
ISBN: 0-595-26531-6
Publication Date: Jan-2003         Other Formats: Hard Cover

A ripping good yarn for teenage girls set in the Costa Rican Rain Forest. The linking of Meg’s, the heroine’s, exploration of Mayan culture and history with the contemporary problems of the Indians, gives the story an edgy, topical slant.   (Age range:  12--19)


Rebirth of the Druids

by Marchele E Tyler   
Format: Paperback
Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 198
ISBN: 0-595-21042-2
Publication Date: Dec-2001
 

Rebirth of the Druids is an enchanting tale of fantasy and romance that will grip the reader in its spell of magic and legend as it tells of how a young spellbinder helps to restore the balance of a tortured world.