Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387989

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 3884

With a little luck and a pack of pugs, anything is paws-ible! When True Winter comes, it’s time for the Great Northern Race! The best sled teams in the world must reach a mysterious man called the Snowfather. He will grant one wish to the winners. Young racers Sika and Shen want to win more than anything. But they don’t have big sled dogs—all they have is sixty-six yappy, yippy puppy pugs. Can this unlikely team make their dreams come true? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with humor, action, and color illustrations on almost every page. A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 "A madcap, magical blend of fluff and other good stuff."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387962

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2029

"Originally published in hardcover by Oxford University Press, Oxford, in 2015."

Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children

ISBN: 0192734938

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1904


Cakes in Space

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0385387938

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 7092

"When ten-year-old Astra and her family move to a new planet, she must save the spaceship and its crew from man-eating cakes, aliens, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Oliver and the Seawigs

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387903

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 9134

Get ready for moving islands! Mischievous monkeys! And a splashy adventure with illustrations on almost every page. When Oliver’s explorer parents go missing, he sets sail to find them with some new friends. There’s a grumpy albatross, a nearsighted mermaid . . . even a living island! But the high seas are more exciting and strange than Oliver could have imagined. Can he and his crew spar with sarcastic seaweed, outrun an army of sea monkeys, win a fabulous maritime fashion contest, and defeat a wicked sea captain in time to save Mom and Dad? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with silly humor, action, and larger-than-life fun. “[A] sly and dashing tale. . . Readers’ ribs aren’t the only ones that get a vigorous tickle.” —Kirkus Reviews “A delightfully told, beautiful tale of nautical hairdressing, saltwater primates and sarcastic seaweed—this is my kind of book!” —Chris Riddell, award-winning co-creator of the Edge Chronicles From the Hardcover edition.

Jinks and O'Hare Funfair Repair

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192734945

Category:

Page: 224

View: 1292

Emily loves living on Funfair Moon - especially when she gets to help Jinks & O'Hare, the extraordinary repair team. But when chaos strikes during a crucial funfair inspection, Emily has to act fast. Can she deal with a violent fudgesplosion, a gravity inversion, and a marauding candyfloss creature? Or does this spell doom for Funfair Moon?

Carnival in a Fix

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385388020

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 4500

Journey to an amusement park on a moon! Funfair Moon, the outer space amusement park where Emily lives, has the highest roller coasters, the most dizzying Tilt-A-Whirls, and the scariest ghost train in the galaxy. Normally, Emily’s heroes Jinks and O’Hare keep it in tip-top shape. But the day the funfair inspector comes, everything goes wrong. Peeploid’s Merry-Go-Round and Fudge Shoppe is spinning out of control, gravity has reversed on the biggest slide, and there are strange little spiny black balls all over the place! Can Emily help fix the carnival before the inspector closes it for good? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with humor, action, and illustrations on almost every page.

Captain Pug

Author: Laura James

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408866374

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 7059

Pug is going on a seafaring adventure. He's had jam tarts for breakfast. He's wearing a smart sailor suit. There's just one problem. Pug is afraid of the water! Captain Pug is the first book in a glorious new illustrated series for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff.

The Wreck of the Argyll

Author: John K. Fulton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908885517

Category:

Page: 160

View: 5180

Dundee, 1915. Twelve-year-old Nancy Caird is desperate to do her bit for the war. So when she suspects one of her teachers of being a German spy, she's determined to foil his plans, and ropes in the reluctant Jamie Balfour to help her uncover the scheme. Midshipman Harry Melville is on his first voyage aboard HMS Argyll as it forges through the black and stormy North Sea, unaware of both hidden rocks and German plots that threaten the ship. When Nancy and Jamie's suspicions are confirmed, and they discover HMS Argyll is in deadly danger, they're drawn into a web of espionage, secrets, and betrayal, where no-one is as they seem and no one can be trusted.

Polar Bear, Arctic Hare

Poems of the Frozen North

Author: Eileen Spinelli

Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

ISBN: 9781590783443

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6918

Presents a collection of twenty-four poems about the Arctic and the animals and plants that live there, with Arctic facts at the end.

I'll Always Love You

Author: Hans Wilhelm

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307792838

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8933

Illus. in full color. "In this gentle, moving story, Elfie, a dachshund, and her special boy progress happily through life together. One morning Elfie does not wake up. The family grieves and buries her. The watercolor illustrations, tender and warm in color and mood, suit the simple text perfectly."--School Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Night of the Living Worms

A Speed Bump & Slingshot Misadventure

Author: Dave Coverly

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1627795510

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 2848

What's a bird to do when his sibling is a big-time celebrity? It's a question Speed Bump has to deal with every single morning, because his brother happens to be the one and only Early Bird. You know, THE Early Bird, who ALWAYS gets the worm! Unfortunately, Speed Bump is a sleepy little bird with a big head and tiny wings who's worried he'll never live up to his brother. But he has a great buddy, the ever-hungry Slingshot, who knows how to lift his spirits. Together, they end up on an adventure deep in the nighttime forest, where they're forced to confront something more terrifying—and slimier—than they've ever imagined. It could all go horribly wrong . . . or it could just change Speed Bump's luck for good.

The Legend of Kevin: a Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192766083

Category:

Page: 160

View: 2375

Max is a young boy living in an ordinary tower block. He longs for adventure in his life - then one day - DOOF! - a flying pony called Kevin crashes into his flat, blown in by a magical storm!The storm causes a huge flood and soon Max's town submerged by water. Luckily for the town, Max has a flying pony to come to the rescue, and luckily for Kevin, he has a new best friend and a constant supply of his favourite thing - biscuits.Together Max and Kevin will embark on many wild adventures together . . .This is the start of a hilarious new series brought to you by the creative and inspiring duo Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre and is packed with amazing two-colour illustrations.

Oliver and the Sea Monkeys

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524719277

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 2732

Get ready for mischievous monkeys! Moving islands! And a splashy adventure with illustrations on almost every page. When Oliver’s explorer parents go missing, he sets sail to find them with some new friends. There’s a grumpy albatross, a nearsighted mermaid . . . even a living island! But the high seas are more exciting and strange than Oliver could have imagined. Can he and his crew spar with sarcastic seaweed, outrun an army of sea monkeys, win a fabulous maritime fashion contest, and defeat a wicked sea captain in time to save Mom and Dad? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with silly humor, action, and larger-than-life fun. This book was previously published in hardcover as Oliver and the Seawigs. “[A] sly and dashing tale. . . Readers’ ribs aren’t the only ones that get a vigorous tickle.” —Kirkus Reviews “A delightfully told, beautiful tale of nautical hairdressing, saltwater primates and sarcastic seaweed—this is my kind of book!” —Chris Riddell, award-winning co-creator of the Edge Chronicles

The Tell-Tale Start

Author: Gordon McAlpine

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101621338

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 1707

Meet Edgar and Allan Poe -- twelve-year-old identical twins, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe. They look and act so much alike that they're almost one mischievous, prank-playing boy in two bodies. When their beloved black cat, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported to the Midwest, Edgar and Allan convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip. Along the way, mayhem and mystery ensue, as well as deeper questions: What is the boys' telepathic connection? Is Edgar Allan Poe himself reaching out to them from the Great Beyond? And why has a mad scientist been spying on the Poe family for years? With a mix of literary humor, mystery, a little quantum physics, and fun extras like fortune cookie messages, letters in code, license plate clues -- and playful illustrations thoughout -- this series opener is a perfect choice for smart, funny tweens who love the Time Warp Trio, Roald Dahl, and Lemony Snicket.

Willy Maykit in Space

Author: Greg Trine

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544556909

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 3800

Earth-dwelling fourth-grader Willy Maykit couldn’t be more excited about his school field trip to Planet Ed. Willy’s class will blast off for the afternoon, learn about outer space, and be home in time for dinner. But when he wanders off on his own, Willy ends up being left behind on Ed! Can Willy, along with his classmate Cindy and an alien boy named Norp, outsmart the big hungry monsters on Ed until someone rescues them? With a little help from an android who likes knock-knock jokes and a seagull with terrific aim, they just might!

Castle Hangnail

Author: Ursula Vernon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147512735

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 623

"Wicked witch needed! When Molly shows up on Castle Hangnail's doorstep to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch, the minions are understandably doubtful. After all, she is twelve years old, quite polite, and rather unintimidating. But the castle desperately needs a master or else the Board of Magic will decommission it, leaving all the minions without the home they love, and forcing Molly to go back home to the room she shares with her pink-and-sparkles-loving 'good' twin sister. So when Molly assures the minions she is quite wicked indeed, everyone remains hopeful. It turns out, though, that Molly has quite a few secrets, including the biggest one of all; she isn't who she says she is."

Railhead

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1630790486

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 333

View: 1066

In a world of drones and androids Zen Starling is a human thief, but mostly he just likes to ride the Interstellar Express, the sentient trains that travel through the K gates from planet to planet, something only the Guardians understand--but now the mysterious Raven wants him to steal the Pyxis, an object that could either open up a new gate, challenging the Guardians, or put the entire gate system, and the universe itself in danger.

Pug in a Truck

Author: Nancy Coffelt

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547528957

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 1517

Pug and his friend travel far and wide. They deliver goods in their big red truck. Sometimes they see toothpicks, and dragon wagons, even ground clouds . . . So hop in—and make sure to keep the shiny side up and the greasy side down. Because when you’re on the road with Pug, there’s plenty of trucker talk and adventure around every corner!