A little boy goes with his father to swing on his favorite swing. But a huuuuuge monster has just woken up from a long nap nearby, and it s very hungry for little children!
Secret Agent Man (S.A.M.) needs new shoes. His mom — er, sidekick, “K” (short for Kay) — takes him shopping. But the operation will be dangerous: to start with, Shoe Store Man looks shifty. “Frisk him,” says S.A.M. With the help of a Team of Expert Spies and keen observation skills, will Sam find that his brand-new tiger-striped shoes convey a new superpower . . . and that he can now tie his own shoelaces?
In Laos, twelve-year-old Tam must work at a bear farm where bears are cruelly caged and milked for their bile, but when a familiar cub is brought to the farm, Tam will do anything to free both the cub, and himself.
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Hooey Higgins is in love– with the massive chocolate egg in Mr. Danson’s shop window, that is. But he and his best friend, Twig, have nowhere near the money they need to buy it. Then a shark is spotted off the coast of Shrimpton-on-Sea, and Hooey and Twig come up with the perfect idea: capture the shark and change people to view it. Brilliant! With Will, Hooey’s older brother, in charge of their foolproof plan to lure the shark to shore, the three set off, equipped with ketchup, a cricket, bat, and some rope. What they find, however, is something so amazing that it will blow the shark plan right out of the water!
Steve Voake introduces Hooey Higgins and his hilarious adventures with his friends and family. With Emma Dodson’s lively illustrations, readers will discover that there’s never a dull moment in this English seaside town!
A little boy discovers that if you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to want a glass of milk. And then he’ll want a straw, and of course he’ll want to look at himself in the mirror to see if he has a milk mustache.
Martin O’Boy finally has a home and a job–at the Pure Spring soft drink factory–but not everything is perfect, as sometimes Grandpa Rip’s mind wanders, he gets involved with a crooked coworker, and his memories of the past overwhelm him.