Meet Ottoline and her hairy, helpful friend Mr. Munroe. Ottoline is off to the Alice B. Smith School for the Differently Gifted, but she is rather worried that she doesn't have a special gift. Mr. Munroe is more worried about the ghost who is said to haunt the school halls at night. Does Ottoline discover her hidden talent and can they expose the spook?
Sally Goes to Heaven provides gentle insight into the natural cycle of life and is a wonderful book to share with young children who have recently experienced the loss of a pet. In this book, Sally passes away and goes to heaven where she lives happily and helps her family on earth find a new pet. This book also includes a removable card stock photo frame that readers can use to hold a picture of their own beloved pet.
Step into the exquisite, miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. It is the very end of autumn and Flax and Lily are busy making blankets for the voles in the High Hills. Mr Apple has to deliver the blankets to them before the cold weather sets in and Wilfred Toadflax is eager to go along. He is convinced there is gold to be found in the hills beyond Brambly Hedge and this is his chance to discover it. Everything goes to plan until Wilfred scrambles up a rock face and can't get down. The mist begins to rise and soon Mr Apple and Wilfred are engulfed in a thick white fog, unable to find their way home…
The nineteenth century. The north of England. Jane Eyre has no parents and no money. She goes to live at Lowood School. The pupils at Lowood are cold and hungry. Many pupils become sick and die. After eight years, Jane goes to work for Mr Rochester. She is a teacher in his house, Thornfield Hall. Jane likes Mr Rochester. But she is frightened at Thornfield Hall. Jane hears someone laughing. At night, someone walks along the dark corridors of the house. - Extra grammar and vocabulary exercises - Notes about the author - Notes about the story - Free resources including worksheets, tests and author data sheets at Macmillan Readers website - Audio CD/download available for this title. Retold by Florance Bell.
Haggard H.R. Stella Fregelius & Mr. Meeson’s Will ISBN: 978-5-521-07749-6
Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set mostly in Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. Stella Fregelius is a story of the overlapping fates of three people in a northern coastal region of England. The story follows Morris Monk, an aspiring inventor, as he gets engaged to his cousin, Mary Porson, and soon complicates things by falling in love with the daughter of the new church rector, Stella Fregelius. And Mr. Meeson's Will is the story of Mr. Meeson, the greedy and wealthy owner of a publishing house. Augusta Smithers is a young writer who enters into an unfair contract with Meeson. In order to make a fresh start she boards a steamer bound for New Zealand only to find her enemy is on the same ship.