Spider!

Spider!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Calling all DIRTY BERTIE fans! Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in SPIDER!, his 31st adventure, as he shocks and amazes his classmates with his huge pet spider, is tricked into wearing one of Gran's knitted horrors to school, and finds nothing but trouble when he digs for treasure in the park. DIRTY BERTIE is a hugely popular series created by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts. With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters with illustrations on nearly every spread, DIRTY BERTIE is ideal for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child.
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Zombie!

Zombie!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! More disgusting than ever, with crazier plans and increasingly madcap schemes, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in Zombie! his 21st adventure, as he finds himself on the run from a zombified Eugene, discovers a new dance craze, and gets caught up in some monkey business on a trip to the zoo. Dirty Bertie is a hugely popular series created by David Roberts. With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters, Dirty Bertie is ideal for reluctant boy readers or readers in search of hilarity but with a short attention span.
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Euuuugh! Eyeball Stew!

Euuuugh! Eyeball Stew!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Iggy discovers a young member of the Henna tribe lost in the jungle (Henna, so-named for their fiery red hair and penchant for covering their faces in mud). The girl is wearing some rare and precious firestones, which mesmerise the Urks, especially Borg, who devises a new and devious plot to become Chief Urk. Iggy must embark on a dangerous journey to return the Henna girl safely to her tribe in the Cloud Mountains. But when he gets there, the welcome is not exactly what he had in mind. Time for a very cunning plan.
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Superstar!

Superstar!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Angela Nicely might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but nothing could be further from the truth! Whether she's learning a new skill for the school talent contest, getting lost on a nature walk, or squaring up to the boys on the football pitch, she's determined to stand out from the crowd! With fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy), these deliciously funny stories are perfect for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child. Angela Nicely is sure to delight young readers, with her larger-than-life personality and her desire to be the best!
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Superhero School

Superhero School

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

From the bestselling author of Dirty Bertie. Stan Button had always dreamed of becoming a superhero. Then one day a letter arrives inviting him for an interview at the mysterious Mighty High School. To his amazement, Stan is offered a place – starting immediately. His superpower is 'non-conventional', as are those of his two new best friends, but lessons in supervillain-spotting and tight-wearing mean they are soon ready to defeat the evil Green Meanie... who might just be none other than Professor Von Hardbum, a teacher at their school.Each adventure will be heavily illustrated throughout with fantastic art by Nigel Baines, for truly brilliant comic-book style fun.
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Jackpot!

Jackpot!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in Jackpot!, his 25th adventure, as he wins the lottery (or thinks he does), cooks up a storm in the kitchen and finds himself face-to-face with a demon dolly! Dirty Bertie is a hugely popular series created by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy). With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters with illustrations on nearly every spread, Dirty Bertie is ideal for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child.
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Pong!

Pong!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie as he attempts to bath a rather smelly Whiffer, gives Miss Boot the fright of her life on a school trip, and enjoys having a sneaky hand in the design for the new school uniform...!
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Trolls Go Home!

Trolls Go Home!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

After a nasty incident with a goat, the Troll family are forced to leave their native Norway and make a new home somewhere else. Unfortunately they choose the quiet suburb of Biddlesden. Faced with the prospect of 'Baked Beans' for dinner, and the awful spectre of 'The Shower', things are going to get ugly (and possibly hairy and smelly, too). But worst of all, they have moved next door to the Priddle family. Big mistake.
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Fangs!

Fangs!

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie as he attempts to reveal grumpy Mr Grouch as a vampire, finds himself modelling the latest catwalk fashions and gets a serious scare-cut at the barbers.
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Goat Pie

Goat Pie

Alan MacDonald

Nonfiction / History / Childrens

When Ulrik Troll invites Grumpa for Trollmas (trollish Christmas) he thinks he is doing a good thing. Little does he know his parents have spun a few white lies about life in Biddlesden - its forests, mountains and healthy troll population. Fresh from Norway Grumpa is looking forward to seeing their wonderful new home. He isn't prepared for suburbia, or worse still - people. But most distressing of all, with no real forest where will they catch the goat for their traditional festive goat pie? They decide to steal a goat from the local farm, but when they bring the goat home, Grumpa doesn't react in quite the way they expected - is that fear in his eyes . . . ?Another adventure with the wonderful and hilarious troll family and their long-suffering neighbours the Priddles.
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