As soon as his family pull up outside the old whare, Rewi knows something is wrong. It's not just that the house is a crumbling wreck, there is something darker. Rewi feels it but can't make sense of it. Then the nightmare begins...
When Carlo and his mother, Jessica, accept a free bus ticket from a strange old woman in the supermarket, they are really only being polite. Secretly they think she must be slightly batty, with her talk about hundred free bus rides to the supermarket at the end of the world. How absurd! And yet, right outside their supermarket, which is of the most ordinary, everyday kind, a Number 13 bus pulls up . . . dark blue and with gold stars, just like the ticket.
Mona Minim is a young house ant about to take her first journey out into the sunlight. She is so excited about going outside, smelling the sun and play the stair game that she falls through a crack in the stairs and into a quiet unexpected adventure. Befriended by Barbara, Mona learns of the terrors and delights in the world of the garden ants. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
: English Abstract: Everybody has a weird relative. Tony Gilbert's Uncle Charlie talks about spirits and other supernatural stuff, but when he moves in with Tony and his family they have lots of fun together. When Uncle Charlie dies suddenly, Tony is devastated. Then he starts seeing Uncle Charlie everywhere!
Ziggy's always known he's the odd bee out. Something is different about him but no one will tell him what it is. One day he's sent outside into the forbidden zone beginning a series of adventures which include being kidnapped for a human military experiment, fighting wasps and killer bees, and finally finding his way to his true home and family.
Chris Priestley - Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror (This spine-tingling, thrill-packed novel has more than enough fear-factor for the most ardent fan of scary stories. Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house, but regular visits from his nephew, Edward, give him the opportunity to recount some of the most frightening stories he knows. As each tale unfolds, it becomes clear that something sinister is in the air...)
Trey, the last hereditary werewolf, has found his pack--and they're vicious, bloodthirsty, and truly wild. All Trey wants is to go home, but having learned more about his Wolfen nature, he has decided, for the safety of his friends, to never return. Back in London, Alexis uses her magic to track down the Necrotroph that is intent on infiltrating her father, Lucien's, organization. But while Alexis is focused on the outside threat, Lucien is battling with his own darkness...