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Bear Grylls adventures : The sailing challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The sailing challenge
Grylls, Bear2019
Books, Manuscripts
Mia loves to take charge and be a leader - she's not lacking in confidence and throws herself into every experience. Except she's terrible at taking a back seat and letting others have their say. A mysterious compass leads her to an unexpected adventure with Bear Grylls sailing the high seas. Can...
Bear Grylls adventures : The arctic challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The arctic challenge
Grylls, Bear2019
Books, Manuscripts
Joe gets on well with everyone, enjoys camp and all the activities and is always up for a challenge. But he has a big problem with remembering directions and following instructions. When he gets a mysterious compass from a friend, he sets off on an adventure with Bear Grylls in the freezing col...
Bear Grylls adventures : The mountain challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The mountain challenge
Grylls, Bear2018
Books, Manuscripts
A mysterious compass with a fifth direction transports a young girl to a mountain top high above sea level, where the air is thin, the steep drops are treacherous and the conditions tough. Luckily, survival expert Bear Grylls is on hand to guide her safely down the mountain, facing her fears and ...
Bear Grylls adventures : The cave challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The cave challenge
Grylls, Bear2018
Books, Manuscripts
A mysterious compass with a fifth direction transports a young boy to an extensive cave system filled with bats, treacherous drops and hidden dangers. Luckily, survival expert Bear Grylls is on hand to guide him safely out, facing his fears and gaining in confidence along the way.
Bear Grylls adventures : The volcano challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The volcano challenge
Grylls, Bear2018
Books, Manuscripts
Charlie loves a challenge - he's addicted to video games and an expert at figuring our how to get to the next level. But sometimes the real world can seem a bit dull. Then he finds himself on the slopes of an active volcano, with red-hot lava heading his way.. Luckily, survival expert Bear Gryl...
Bear Grylls adventures : The safari challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The safari challenge
Grylls, Bear2018
Books, Manuscripts
Evie likes new experiences - except for being extremely fussy about what she eats. Suddenly she finds herself on a sun-baked safari with Bear Grylls, where food and water are scarce and dangerous wild animals prowl the plains. To survive, Evie must eat what she can, when she can - even if it seem...
Bear Grylls adventures : The river challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The river challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Jack can't stand getting wet. He has to get along a river canyon, making his way down rapids and ultimately building a raft.
Bear Grylls adventures : The earthquake challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The earthquake challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Fatima is scared of the dark. She has to get through a ruined city at night, avoiding the dangers of crumbling buildings, cracks in the ground and fallen masonry without power or light.
Bear Grylls adventures : The sea challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The sea challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Chloe is enjoying activity camp and all the outdoor fun, but she can't understand why everyone goes on and on about leaving things the way you found them. After all, what's the big deal about a bit of litter in the middle of the woods? But when she's given a mysterious compass with a fifth direct...
Bear Grylls adventures : The jungle challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The jungle challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Omar is fiercely competitive and very impatient about anything that holds him back. . . especially other people. Activity camp is brilliant because he's the best at all the challenges, it's just so annoying that not all his teammates are as quick or brave or strong as he is. It would be much easi...
Bear Grylls adventures : The desert challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The desert challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Sophie loves activity camp . . . but is terrified of insects. It's so bad that she won't go into the tent on her own, just in case something flies at her, or she steps on a creepie-crawlie. But when she's given a compass by one of the other boys on the campsite, Sophie is magically transported to...
Bear Grylls adventures : The blizzard challenge
Bear Grylls adventures : The blizzard challenge
Grylls, Bear2017
Books, Manuscripts
Olly isn't enjoying activity camp. Why should he bother building a shelter or foraging for food with his teammates - he'd rather be at home in the warm and dry, where the sofa and the video games are. But then Olly gets given a compass with a mysterious fifth direction. Luckily, survival expert B...
You choose : Extreme machine challenge
You choose : Extreme machine challenge
Ivanoff, George, 1968-2016
Books, Manuscripts
You are attending the Extreme Machine Expo. Every type of fast car is on display - some are even available to test! Among the mind-boggling collection of sports cars, hovercrafts and jet planes are strange characters. Could they be secret agents? Will you become a pro racer, or will the machines ...
Thea Stilton - Mouseford Academy : Dance challenge
Thea Stilton - Mouseford Academy : Dance challenge
Stilton, Thea2014
Books, Manuscripts
The Thea Sisters are thrilled about the new performing arts program being offered at Mouseford Academy. That is, until they meet the head of the department - the demanding and strict Professor Ratyshnikov.
Our Australian girl : Rose's challenge
Our Australian girl : Rose's challenge
Clark, Sherryl, 1967-2011
Books, Manuscripts
It's 1900 . . . Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket and have adventures but Rose's conservative mother won't let her. Then young Aunt Alice, a feisty suffragette, moves in with them and everything changes, not only for Rose, but for the whole country.
Victor's challenge
Victor's challenge
Freeman, Pamela, 1960-2009
Books, Manuscripts
Victor is back with a brand-new quest this time, to prove he is worthy enough to marry his princess. Prince Victor and Valerian want to get married. But in order to win her hand, Victor must pass three seemingly impossible tests of bravery, endurance and cleverness as set by Valerian's father. Sh...
Bears don't read!
Bears don't read!
Chichester-Clark, Emma2015
Books, Manuscripts
A magical story of friendship to power the imagination and encourage children (and bears!) towards a lifelong love of reading. "That's just silly!" said his sister. "Bears don't read!" George isn't happy doing the usual bear things like chatting and fishing. But what else is there? Then one day...
If you're reading this, it's too late
If you're reading this, it's too late
Bosch, Pseudonymous2009
Books, Manuscripts
The Midnight Sun has been waiting five hundred years for the homunculus, a man-made man, to rise, and now the evil Ms Mauvais and Dr L are going to throw Cass and Max-Ernest to the sharks unless they tell them where he is.
Grug learns to read
Grug learns to read
Prior, Ted2009
Books, Manuscripts
Grug loves books. When he looks at the pictures can understand the story, but he can't read the words! So Grug builds himself a blackboard and sets off for the nearby school. With practice, maybe he can learn to read!
Ripper reads : Alby and the cat
Ripper reads : Alby and the cat
Davidson, Leanne2008
Books, Manuscripts
The cat at 28 Popple Court is not impressed. There's a new four-legged neighbour at Number 26, and he is not feline. Slowly, the two foes become friends, as the cat risks one of his nine lives to save the day.
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