Three original stories for children who have just started reading on their own. Chilly, Snowy and Freezy are three cool characters who love to have amazing adventures involving stolen diamonds, blazing bonfires and a best-dressed snowman competition. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Reading.
Stevie is eleven she's been best friends with Andrew since forever. Stevie's mum teases her that someday they'll get married, but Stevie knows that won't ever happen. There's a girl at school that she likes more. Actually, she's a bit confused about how much she likes her. A beautiful and warm verse novel about the discovery of sexuality.
This collection of Chinese stories begins with the great legends of how Earth and Heaven came into being. There are folk-tales too, about ghosts and rain-makers, poor students and magicians, and the man who was nearly made into fish paste. Throughout the collection, the author brings to life all the magic and mystery of China.