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Who Are You, Stripy Horse? Is the first magical picture book about a soft toy and his friends by Jim Helmore and Karen Wall. In the tick-tock quiet, a shaft of moonlight tickles the nose of something sleeping. It's a stuffed, stripy horse. He twitches. Then an enormous dusty sneeze ...
Who are You, Stripy Horse?
Who Are You, Stripy Horse? Is the first magical picture book about a soft toy and his friends by Jim Helmore and Karen Wall. In the tick-tock quiet, a shaft of moonlight tickles the nose of something sleeping. It's a stuffed, stripy horse. He twitches. Then an enormous dusty sneeze echoes round the room. He's awake. So begins this charming story, all about a forgotten toy who can't remember his name. He is befriended by Muriel (a hummingbird who flutters off the pattern on a lamp), Hermann (a daft draught excluder), and Roly and Pitch (penguin-shaped salt and pepper shakers). Together they embark on an adventure to meet Ming, a wise and ancient Chinese vase cat, who is the only person in the shop who might be able to tell him who he is. Thrills, spills, and some seriously silly situations await him on his adventure. One of the most charming picture book characters you'll ever meet, Stripy Horse gets up to all sorts of adventures with his friends. These night-time adventures make Stripy Horse the perfect fit for bedtime stories and children with vivid imaginations. Fans of Winnie-the-Pooh's gentle, whimsical humour will love the innocent adventures of Stripy Horse.
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12.87 USD
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Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman return in the second mesmerising book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, The Noble Warriors. 'A timeless piece of storytelling' - TES In a fortress-monastery on an island live the legendary warriors of the Nomana. It is a time of war and the ...
Jango
Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman return in the second mesmerising book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, The Noble Warriors. 'A timeless piece of storytelling' - TES In a fortress-monastery on an island live the legendary warriors of the Nomana. It is a time of war and the mighty Orlan army marches to destroy the Nomana. But the Nomana are indestructible, aren't they? Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman must all choose whether to continue serving the Nomana. Their paths will lead them in very different directions. Seeker, when tested to his limits, discovers he is the strongest warrior. Morning Star faces turmoil - she is in love with someone who doesn't love her. And the Wildman decides to rebel and plans a terrifying escape from the Nomana. The three must fight for all they know at a time when everything they know is changing ...An epic fantasy of far-reaching significance. Fantasy books for children don't get more spectacular than Jango. William Nicholson's first fantasy books, the Wind on Fire trilogy, has been translated into over 25 languages and won prizes including the Blue Peter Book Award and Smarties Prize Gold Award. One of the greatest writers of our time, William Nicholson's has not only sold millions of children's books worldwide, he also written for the screen and the stage, including the Oscar-winning film Gladiator and the BAFTA-winning play Shadowlands.
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13.16 USD

Jango

by William Nicholson
Paperback
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Fleeing the village of VFD, after some time in the Deluxe cell for a murder they did not commit, the Baudelaires hide with the Volunteers Fighting Disease on their way to the Heimlich Hospital. Addressed by Babs, who can only be contacted through an intercom speaker on a desk, the ...
The Hostile Hospital
Fleeing the village of VFD, after some time in the Deluxe cell for a murder they did not commit, the Baudelaires hide with the Volunteers Fighting Disease on their way to the Heimlich Hospital. Addressed by Babs, who can only be contacted through an intercom speaker on a desk, the orphans start work with the near-sighted Hal in the hospital library of records. Hal says he remembers a file in the records to do with the Snicket fires, but before the children can find it, Babs is suddenly replace by Mattathias - none other than Count Olaf - who plans to inspect every employee in the hospital. Staying late to find the file, the Baudelaires find a picture of their parents with Jacques Snicket, and another, partly obscured figure who may be a writer. But at that moment Esme Squalor arrives - Klaus and Sunny escape, but Violet is led to the operating theatre for a cranioectomy. Disguising themselves, Klaus and Sunny manage to rescue the unconscious Violet, but not before Esme has set fire to the library of records, adding arson to the false charges now facing the children. Chased through the now burning hospital, they make their escape, only to discover that the only way out is to hide in the trunk of Count Olaf's car - possibly the most dangerous place of all.
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13.16 USD

The Hostile Hospital

by Lemony Snicket
Hardback
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