Zoé a onze ans, elle vit tout en haut d'une tour HLM avec un père très déprimé et une belle-mère terriblement paresseuse. En fait, Zoé a mille raisons d'être mécontente, mais la mort suspecte de son hamster la désole plus que tout. Aussi, lorsqu'elle découvre dans sa chambre Armitage, un bébé rat, elle décide de ne plus s'en séparer. Mais cacher un rat n'est pas chose facile, surtout si l'horrible Tina, tyran de l'école, surveille vos moindres faits et gestes, et que l'ignoble Burt, vous poursuit pour transformer votre animal chéri en . hamburger. Zoé est prête à tout pour lui échapper et pour sauver Armitage. Contre toute attente, c'est auprès de son père qu'elle trouve le soutien dont elle a besoin. Et tous deux vont s'attaquer de façon spectaculaire à la monstrueuse entreprise de Burt qui massacre les rats pour en faire de la viande à Hamburger...
This is the prelude to "The Lord of the Rings". Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep to take him on an adventure.
In a perfect world, Jonas begins to see the flaws... THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that inspired the dystopian genre and a major motion picture adaptation for 2014 starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift.
Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic adventure of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy who must save the world... Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross! It is 2120 and London is in ruins. The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace - but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and monsters. And when his mother, the Queen, is dragged away to the Tower of London, Alfred must screw up his courage and battle to save her, himself... and the entire city. In a future of myths and legends, join the bestselling David Walliams and venture forth into his most enthralling tale yet!
The Number One New York Times Bestseller! Debut author Drew Daywalt and international bestseller Oliver Jeffers team up to create a colourful solution to a crayon-based crisis in this playful, imaginative story that will have children laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way.
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret - and slightly spooky - weapon up her sleeve...
The classic story of a much-loved bear -- Paddington! Join Paddington and the Browns as they start their adventures at Paddington Station and relive their treasured story in this stylish picture book.
From No. 1 bestselling children''s author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross. This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth... Read all about it! Read all about it! ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster - a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole - she''s determined to discover more... A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature,and sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams'' biggest and most epic adventure yet!
The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams Jack''s Grandpa... *wears his slippers to the supermarket *serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner *and often doesn''t remember Jack''s name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day... An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country - beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake.
The new children''s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a timeless adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School. The lessons are appalling, the school dinners are revolting and the teachers are terrifying - especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur.
When Larker is sent to the school, she quickly realises something very odd is going on... something involving Doctor Doktur, a pair of strange spectacles, and a ''Monsterfication Machine''. And ultimately she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster.
There seems to be no escape - but for Larker, nothing is impossible...
The Banks children, Jane and Michael, change nannies just about as often as most people change their clothes. It's not that they're naughty, exactly -- just awkward. Everyone in the household is at their wits' end with them -- until Mary Poppins arrives! The Classic tale from P.L Travers.
Criminal genius runs in the family... Myles and Beckett Fowl are twins but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is impeccably neat, has an IQ of 170, and 3D prints a fresh suit every day - just like his older brother, Artemis Fowl . A week after their eleventh birthday the twins are left in the care of house security system, NANNI, for a single night. In that time, they befriend a troll on the run from a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun both of whom need the magical creature for their own gain . . . Prepare for an epic adventure in which The Fowl Twins and their new troll friend escape, get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily) . . . and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins. The first book in the blockbusting new series from global bestseller Eoin Colfer.
A spectacular new title from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers, creator of the million-copy selling, global phenomenon Here We Are! What shall we build, you and I? I''ll build your future and you''ll build mine. We''ll build a watch to keep our time. A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work; building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm. From renowned, internationally bestselling picture-book creator and visual artist, Oliver Jeffers, comes this rare and enduring story about a parent''s boundless love, life''s endless opportunities and all we need to build a together future.
A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from the author of The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink.
Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there's just one thing he really needs: a friend.
#1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 TIME Best Book of the Year for 2017! The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers. Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet. We call it Earth. Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you''ve only just got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let''s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey. And you''ll figure lots of things out for yourself. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else... Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you''ve just got to be kind. Here We Are is the utterly heartfelt new book from Oliver Jeffers. We''re glad you found it. ''An optimistic snapshot of contemporary life, this heartfelt hug of a book ought to become a classic'' The Guardian