For years the ox wagon was home to thousands of Afrikaner farmers trekking into the largely unknown interior in search of independence from British rule. The Voortrekkers set their seal on the emerging shape of South Africa.
While staying with Sabina’s family in Scotland, Alex Rider meets international do-gooder Desmond McCain. But a simple card game between them rapidly leads to a duel to the death – one that could result in the destruction of an entire country.
Relaxing in the south of France, Alex rider is finally able to feel like any ordinary teenage boy. But a sudden attack on his friends plunges him back in to a world of violence. Alex has just 90 minutes to save the world.
Contract killer Yassen Gregorovich has been given his orders. Kill Alex Rider. As Yassen considers his mission, he remembers a secret from the past that connects him to the fourteen-year-old spy. What is it that makes one of them choose to do evil?
Through the eyes of Allie the albatross, we encounter the various characters in this adventure story – beautifully portrayed by Nikki and lovingly brought to life in the exquisite illustrations – as he comes to terms with his threatened existence. In so doing, Allie challenges us all ‘to make a
This book is an autobiography describing Roald Dahl’s life from early childhood until leaving school, focusing on living conditions in Britain in the 1920s and 1930s, the public school system at the time, and how his childhood experiences led him to writing children’s books as a career. It concludes with
Cammy Chameleon is a wonderful children's story and educational book written in partnership with the CTEET (Cape Town Environmental Education Trust). It is a beautiful way to learn more about our very own Cape Dwarf Chameleon.