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By Anthea Bell
Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors. There is only one suitor she is interested in: Mathis, a childhood friend whom she can never...
By Lois Lowry
Katy Thatcher was the bright and curious daughter of the town doctor. She was fascinated by her father''s work, and even as a child she knew that she too wanted to be a doctor. So when events took an unexpected and tragic turn, it was Katy alone who could unravel...
Soon, Amelia and Princess Sparkle-Heart are doing everything together: having tea parties, attending royal weddings, keeping each other's secrets. Princess Sparkle-Heart may be an awesome princess doll but is she any match for a jealous canine? Look out, Princess Sparkle-Heart!
By Bridget Heos
We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived from one that came before it genetically. But what about animals who share key traits but aren't on the same family tree? This is called convergent evolution,...
Charlotte is a serious scientist. She solves important problems by following the scientific method. She has all the right equipment: protective glasses, a lab coat, a clipboard, and a magnifying glass. What she doesn't have is space. Can she use science to solve her problem?
By Helen Lester
No matter how much Papa and Mama badger their little badger, Boris can't sleep. He's too itchy, too thirsty, too everything. But the wakies at bedtime lead to snoozing and trouble at school! Can Boris banish the worrisome wakies for good?
Flea markets, Gumtree, and even a neighbour's curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating. This innovative book shows homeowners how to use flea market treasures to transform a home.
Night is falling on Old Farm and Gossie, Gertie, Peedie, and BooBoo are getting ready for bed. Everyone is sleepy --except Ollie, of course! Follow this spirited gosling as he says goodnight to all his dozing friends in this bedtime story from the world of Gossie & Friends.
By Rita Gray
In this book, we hear all the different bird calls in counterpoint to the pervasive quiet of a mummy bird waiting for her eggs to hatch. Fun and informative back matter takes the shape of an interview so that readers learn more right from the bird's bill.