Book 1 in a dark, original, twisty and totally unputdownable new series. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.
Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence.
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what' worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either.
After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta return to their district, hoping for a peaceful future. But their victory has caused rebellion to break out ...and the Capitol has decided that someone must pay. As Katniss and Peeta are forced to visit the districts on the Capitol's Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever.
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through a televised survival competition pitting young people against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister'splace.
After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen returns to her district, hoping for a peaceful future. But Katniss starts to hear rumours of a deadly rebellion against the Capitol. As Katniss and Peeta are forced to visit the districts on the Capitol's cruel Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever.
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge...
Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Marvin is stuck in New York City for the summer working at her quirky family's historic hotel, but her brother's attractive new friend and a seasonal guest who offers her an intriguing and challenging writing project improve her outlook. Reprint.
Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS returns for an eleventh adventure in this highly illustrated comic book style series.
Just when you thought it was safe to flush...
When the Incredible Robo-Plunger defeated the evil Turbo Toilet 2000, George and Harold thought their toilet troubles were over. Unfortunately, their porcelain problems were only beginning... The Turbo Toilet 2000 is back! The carnivorous commode known for devouring everything in its path has built up a real appetite ... for REVENGE! Join Captain Underpants for another epic showdown of Wedgie Power vs. Potty Power.
A bright and colourful book containing a delightful collection of more than 40 favourite and well-known songs with easy accompaniments for piano or keyboard. The melody line is also suitable for recorder, flute or violin and has indications for simple guitar chords. The CD contains tracks of children singing the rhymes with piano accompaniment.
Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world...
There are worlds beyond our own - the Compass will show the way. The Subtle Knife brings Lyra to an eerie city where she meets a mysterious boy - a murderer. Will's fate is strangely linked to hers, and together they must find a powerful and secret object which people from many worlds would kill to possess.
All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. But his wealthy parents refuse to allow him one, until they discover Easy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arrives on Hal's birthday, but when he discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away - taking Fleck with him. A wonderful adventure from a great and much-loved children's author.