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Black Angels

by Daren King Linda Brown

A touching, beautifully written narrative, "Black Angels" is the riveting, compelling story of three young orphans who must survive on their own during the Civil War.

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties

by David Roberts Daren King

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties is a hilarious book for young readers about the adventures of a funny, charming, and terribly polite group of ghosts who just want to get along with their housemates. The cast of classic characters, brilliant one-liners, and clever plotting will delight children and their parents.Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapor, Rusty Chains, and their friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so mean. The friendlier the ghosties are--whether hiding under beds and rushing out to read the still-alives a bedtime story or swooping down the chimney just to say hello--the meaner the still-alives become! When the still-alive family puts garlic around the house and calls in a priest, however, the ghostie gloves come off. Tabitha and Charlie decide to invite The Ghoul to sort out the still-alives once and for all. But could the terrifying Ghoul prove to be more trouble than the ghosties bargained for?From the Hardcover edition.

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties

by David Roberts Daren King

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties, described as "exciting, charming and ridiculous," by The Guardian, is a hilarious book for young readers about the adventures of a funny, charming, and terribly polite group of ghosts who just want to get along with their housemates. The cast of classic characters, brilliant one-liners, and clever plotting will delight children and parents alike. Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapor, Rusty Chains, and their friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so mean. The friendlier the ghosties are--whether hiding under beds and rushing out to read the still-alives a bedtime story or swooping down the chimney just to say hello--the meaner the still-alives become! When the still-alive family puts garlic around the house and calls in a priest, however, the ghostie gloves come off. Tabitha and Charlie decide to invite The Ghoul to sort out the still-alives once and for all. But could the terrifying Ghoul prove to be more trouble than the ghosties bargained for? Daren King is the author of numerous popular children's books, including Mouse Noses on Toast, which won the Nestle Children's Gold Prize, and Peter the Penguin Pioneer, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award. His debut novel, Boxy an Star, was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and longlisted for the Booker Prize.From the Hardcover edition.

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Ghostly Holler-Day

by David Roberts Daren King

It's winter and what could be better than a ghostly holler-day by the sea? But how are Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Humphrey Bump and the other ghosties going to decide between Frighten-on-Sea and Scare-borough? A postcard from their friend Headless Leslie decides for them: Headless is in Frighten and cannot remember how to get home. He wrote the address on the postcard, then he forgot what the address was. So the friends descend on Frighten and set off on an exciting ghosty caper, involving a haunted Frighten pier, a mysterious phantom magician, a fun fair, and an extremely infuriating Headless Leslie.

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: Ghostly Holler-Day

by David Roberts Daren King

It's winter and what could be better than a ghostly holler-day by the sea? But how are Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Humphrey Bump and the other ghosties going to decide between Frighten-on-Sea and Scare-borough? A postcard from their friend Headless Leslie decides for them: Headless is in Frighten and cannot remember how to get home. He wrote the address on the postcard, then he forgot what the address was. So the friends descend on Frighten and set off on an exciting ghosty caper, involving a haunted Frighten pier, a mysterious phantom magician, a fun fair, and an extremely infuriating Headless Leslie.

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: School of Meanies

by David Roberts Daren King

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties, described as "exciting, charming and ridiculous," byThe Guardian, is a hilarious book for young readers about the adventures of a funny, charming, and terribly polite group of ghosts who just want to get along with their housemates. The cast of classic characters, brilliant one-liners, and clever plotting will delight children and parents alike.King's "spicy wit" ensures School of Meanies is "full of wibbly wobbly sketchers that will make younger children crow with pleasure," according to the Literary Review. "Ghost School is stupid and rubbish, and, um, I'm not going to Ghost School ever again!" Bumping--the ghosties' only way to interact with the physical world--is Humphrey Bump's favorite thing. But the nasty headmaster at ghost school doesn't agree. He expels Humphrey for-- you've got it!--bumping. So the other ghosties--Agatha, Tabitha and Wither--find Humphrey a place at still-alive school. They are also on hand to help him make friends. Wither invisibly writes a spooky poem on the board, Agatha sends children whirling into the clouds, and they all whisp out of Humphrey's satchel during lessons. The still-alive children are so mean they only run away. But they are nothing compared to the still-alive headmaster who is the biggest bully ever. Can Humphrey gather all the ghosties together to fight the bully, save the school and make lots of new friends?

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties: School of Meanies

by David Roberts Daren King

Frightfully Friendly Ghosties, described as "exciting, charming and ridiculous," byThe Guardian, is a hilarious book for young readers about the adventures of a funny, charming, and terribly polite group of ghosts who just want to get along with their housemates. The cast of classic characters, brilliant one-liners, and clever plotting will delight children and parents alike.King's "spicy wit" ensures School of Meanies is "full of wibbly wobbly sketchers that will make younger children crow with pleasure," according to the Literary Review. "Ghost School is stupid and rubbish, and, um, I'm not going to Ghost School ever again!" Bumping--the ghosties' only way to interact with the physical world--is Humphrey Bump's favorite thing. But the nasty headmaster at ghost school doesn't agree. He expels Humphrey for--you've got it!--bumping. So the other ghosties--Agatha, Tabitha and Wither--find Humphrey a place at still-alive school. They are also on hand to help him make friends. Wither invisibly writes a spooky poem on the board, Agatha sends children whirling into the clouds, and they all whisp out of Humphrey's satchel during lessons. The still-alive children are so mean they only run away. But they are nothing compared to the still-alive headmaster who is the biggest bully ever. Can Humphrey gather all the ghosties together to fight the bully, save the school and make lots of new friends?

Mouse Noses on Toast

by David Roberts Daren King

When Paul Mouse overhears a customer in a restaurant ordering mouse noses on toast, he assumes it must be a joke. Mouse noses on toast is a myth, isn't it? But when the waiter asks if that would be with or without whiskers, Paul knows it's no joke. So begins a laugh-out-loud funny ride involving mouse activists and cheese addicts. Along with his friends-- Sandra the Christmas tree ornament, Rowley Barker Hobbs, a shaggy sheepdog, and the Tinby, a sort of monster, Paul Mouse, who's sadly allergic to cheese, campaigns to bring an end to this disgusting human eating habit. This inviting chapter book will keep young readers giggling.

Sensible Hare and the Case of Carrots

by David Roberts Daren King

Sensible Hare is on the hunt for lovely Mazy Rabbit's missing suitcase of carrots. But Mazy's case turns out to be more than Sensible bargained for. A bunch of poker-playing villains are also after the suitcase and lead Sensible on a wild adventure of train chases, secret tunnels leading to secret hideouts, and bad guys in disguise, putting Sensible on the wrong side of the law. But not to fear! Sensible has his very clever friend, Ottoman Otter, and his kung-fu feet and ears to see him through. Daren King, along with David Roberts' entertaining illustrations, delivers another inviting chapter book sure to delight.

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