In a world where magic is outlawed, Lily runs wild and neglected. Once rich and powerful magicians, now Lily's family hide away in their crumbling house, while her older sister, Georgie, is trained secretly in magic. But when Lily discovers her parents' dark plan to use Georgie in a terrible plot to restore the country to its magical glory, she knows she must rescue her sister - and flee...
The third spellbinding adventure with Rose...What secrets lie behind the mask? A precious mask of unimaginable power has been stolen from the royal palace. Rose suspects that dark magicians are at work - and that danger looms... The race to stop the evil thieves will take Rose to the mysterious city of Venice, where nothing is quite what it seems... Can Rose use her magic to find the terrible mask, before its true powers are revealed?
The grand residence of the famous alchemist, Mr Fountain, is a world away from the dark orphanage Rose has left behind. For the house is positively overflowing with sparkling magic - she can feel it. And it's not long before Rose realises that maybe, just maybe, she has a little bit of magic in her, too...
If you love Araminta Spook, Harry Potter and Lemony Snickett, you'll love the ROSE books!
Who is the ghost in the mirror? Time has flown since Rose left the orphanage behind, and she loves her new family at Mr Fountain's magical house. But she still can't help wondering - what happened to her real family? Were they full of magic too, like her? Then Rose discovers a clue to the mystery: a silver mirror which once belonged to her mother. A mirror with a ghost...
Magic flies tonight...Lily and her sister, Georgie, are on the run. But in a world where magic is forbidden, two young magicians can't hide forever. Betrayed by someone they thought they could trust, Lily and Georgie find themselves trapped in a school where magical children are hidden away. But magic will always find a way - and in the darkness, the shining dragons are stirring...
Having rescued their father from a terrible prison, Lily and Georgie now find themselves in greater trouble than ever. Their evil mother has filled Georgie with wicked spells and means to use her as an unwilling weapon to execute a deadly plot against the Royal Family. Lily must join forces with her father and friends to overcome evil. But faced with such powerful dark magicians, can they really hope to succeed? The conclusion to the richly magical Lily sequence.
Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery no matter what! In book four of the Maisie Hitchins series, Maisie finds herself coming to the aid of her friend Professor Tobin. The professor has travelled all over the world, collecting strange and wonderful objects. Now he plans to donate his collection to the British Museum including a rare and valuable tribal mask from the Amazonian rainforest. But when a thief breaks into the boarding house and steals the Feathered Mask, leaving only a single feather, Maisie realizes she has a new mystery on her hands. A new series by best-selling author Holly Webb, packed with mystery and adventure. Perfect for readers aged six to eight years.
From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a gorgeous wintery story of a very special friendship, just in time for Christmas. Amelia is exploring the huge, old house where her family are spending Christmas when she finds a diary hidden in the attic. It was written by a boy struggling to look after an abandoned wolf pup. Before she knows it, Amelia is transported into the wintry world of the diary. Fans of Holly Webb's The Reindeer Girl will delight in this beautiful winter's tale.
Tia is thrilled when she gets a beautiful pedigree Bengal kitten, who she names Milly. Bengal kittens are cute and clever, but can be naughty and Milly is soon in all sorts of trouble - getting shut in cupboards, climbing shelves and even falling into the neighbour's pond. When Tia hears that someone is stealing pedigree cats in the neighbourhood she is very worried and decides to keep her adventurous pet kitten indoors. But Milly manages to escape and the next day she still hasn't come back. Tia is terrified that her missing kitten has been stolen by the cat thieves. What if she never sees poor Milly again? A brand new tale from best-selling author Holly Webb. The Kidnapped Kitten is the 26th book in the Animal Stories series, a must for animal lovers aged six and up. The Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans.
Izzy's walking Poppy's dog, Billy, by the river. It's horrible, all choked with rubbish. Izzy's imagining how lovely it could be when Billy suddenly jumps in the water and doesn't come up again. Izzy knows she has to fix the river. Billy could have drowned trapped under that old bike. She just needs a little help from her friends...
There's a competition at school to come up with the best design for a section of the playground. Poppy's design is beautiful, bur will she be able to prove that she hasn't cheated? The third fab book in a new series about four friends who want to make the world a better place, from best-selling author Holly Webb. There's a competition at school to come up with the best design for a section of the playground. Poppy's design is beautiful, bur will she be able to prove that she hasn't cheated? The third fab book in a new series about four friends who want to make the world a better place, from best-selling author Holly Webb.
A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author, Holly Webb. The Abandoned Puppy is the 23rd book in Holly Webb's Animal Stories series, a must for any puppy loving, Holly Webb fan. Zoe is thrilled to be helping out at her Auntie Jo's animal shelter over the Easter holidays. But she doesn't expect to come across a box on the steps of the shelter containing three tiny abandoned puppies. It's touch and go for the littlest pup, whom Zoe names Cookie. Over the next few weeks, Zoe takes special care of Cookie and a close bond is formed between the two of them. But how will Zoe cope when it comes for the puppies to be rehomed? Holly Webb's Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans. The perfect series for little girls.
From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a gorgeous wintery story of a very special friendship, just in time for Christmas. One Christmas, Lotta is visiting her grandmother in Norway. Soon, she finds herself drawn into a magical adventure, travelling by sledge, herding reindeer from the snowy mountains to the summer pastures. But when a mother reindeer is lost, Lotta must find her before her calf starves... Fans of Holly Webb's The Snow Bear will delight in this beautiful winter's tale set in snowy Norway. A beautiful tale that would make a lovely Christmas present or stocking filler for any fan of Holly Webb's Animal Stories.
A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author Holly Webb, about a girl and her brave pet cat. Helena loves to help out at the vet's surgery where her older cousin Lucy works as a nurse. Then one day, a young cat is rushed in, having been injured by a car. Helena helps to care for the cat she calls Caramel, but where will he go if his owner can't be found? The Brave Kitten is the 28th book in Holly Webb's Animal Stories series, a must for animal loving girls and boys aged six to eight years.
A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author Holly Webb, this story is about the true meaning of friendship and how there's the perfect pup out there for everyone! Bella instantly falls in love with her scruffy puppy Sid when she sees him at the animal shelter. She gets her family to agree that he's the perfect pet for them and she cannot wait to bring him home! But one person is not too impressed with Sid Bella's friend Megan, who is getting her own pedigree pup. Megan is pretty snooty about Bella's beloved mongrel pet, and she begins to wonder if she's that good a friend after all. Bella decides to enter Sid into a dog show, so she can prove for once and for all that all dogs are brilliant, no matter where they come from! The Scruffy Puppy is the 27th book in Holly Webb's Animal Stories series, a must for animal loving girls and boys aged six to eight years.
Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery no matter what! In Book 5 of the Maisie Hitchins series, Maisie is intrigued by a new lodger, Mr Fred Grange, who isn't quite what he seems Mr Grange claims to work as a clerk for a biscuit company, but he's out and about on the London streets at odd hours, and Maisie soon discovers something very precious hidden in his rooms. Determined to unmask him as a thief, she soon discovers that the truth is far more complicated and dangerous. Before long, Maisie and her friends are led into a web of mystery lurking underground A fantastic mystery series from best-selling author Holly Webb, packed with adventure, Maisie Hitchins is perfect for readers aged six to eight years.
As the snow begins to fall just days before Christmas, Grandad helps Sara build an igloo in the garden with a small snow bear to watch over it. And when Sara wakes in the middle of the night, it looks very different outside. She sets out on an enchanted journey through a world of ice, but will she ever find her way home...
Megan is really excited about moving. She can't wait to take her lively Golden Labrador puppy, Ellie, for walks in the countryside near their new house. But Mum and Dad are worried that Ellie is getting in the way, so Gran offers to have the puppy to stay during the move. Megan and Ellie are best friends and have never been separated before. Megan misses her puppy so much - and Ellie will do anything to get home to her dear friend Megan... From best-selling author Holly Webb comes another moving animal story.
When Ellie names her puppy Rascal, she doesn't realize how right she is! Auntie Gemma is getting married and Ellie is going to be a bridesmaid at the wedding. She'd love for Rascal to be part of her auntie's Big Day, too. But will Rascal be able to stay on his best behaviour long enough to get himself an invite? From best-selling author Holly Webb comes the latest book in her hugely successful 'My Naughty Little Puppy' series.
Olivia is delighted when her family adopt a beautiful little kitten. She can't wait to show Smudge off to her friends, and neither can her older brother Ben. When Ben invites his naughty friend Rob round for tea, Olivia is worried that the two boys will upset Smudge. Her fears come true when later that evening the kitten is nowhere to be found. Could Rob have anything to do with Smudge's disappearance - and where is the helpless kitten now? From the best-selling author Holly Webb comes another heart-warming animal story.
Lauren's dog Bella is about to have puppies. Lauren can't wait, even though she knows they'll all be going to new homes as soon as they're big enough. But when the puppies are born, one is so tiny Mum and Dad aren't sure it will pull through. The littlest puppy, who Lauren names Lucy, needs hand-feeding around the clock. It's going to be a lot of work, but Lauren is determined to do everything she can to save the puppy... From the best-selling author Holly Webb comes another moving animal story.
Hannah is delighted to receive a Dalmatian puppy, Oscar, just before Christmas. She wishes she could spend all her time with her gorgeous puppy, but she has to rehearse for her school Christmas play. Meanwhile, Oscar feels lonely and neglected especially with Christmas just around the corner. Why doesn't Hannah want to be with him any more? From the best-selling author Holly Webb comes another moving animal story.
When Chloe's big brother Will breaks his leg, he's stuck in hospital for weeks. Mum and Dad are frantic, and there's no one to look after the family's lively Border collie puppy, Jess. Jess is miserable and lonely without her best friend, and so is Chloe. But Chloe doesn't really like dogs, and Jess the puppy only wants Will. Can the two of them ever be friends? From the best-selling author Holly Webb comes another moving animal story.
Jasmine is thrilled when her neighbours ask her to cat-sit while they go away for Christmas. Now she'll be able to spend her whole holiday with their beautiful kitten, Star. Star loves playing with Jasmine and soon the pair are inseparable. But what Jasmine doesn't know is that Star the kitten has a secret. Although it is cold and dark outside, the time has come for Star to leave her best friend Jasmine and her warm, safe home and find a place to hide. But where should she go? From best-selling author Holly Webb comes another heart-warming animal story.