The Mystery of Wickworth Manor by Elen Caldecott
When Curtis and Paige find themselves paired up on a school trip to Wickworth Manor, they immediately take a dislike to each other. But when Curtis discovers an 18th century portrait of a young black servant, dressed in livery, hidden away in an attic room, both are determined to solve the mystery of the painting, albeit in very different ways. Could he be the legendary Wickworth Boy, who is said to haunt the Manor? To find out the truth, Paige and Curtis must work together to unravel some long-buried secrets.
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary
Ralph runs away looking for freedom but winds up a prisoner at a summer camp.
Nerdy Ninjas vs The Really REALLY Scary Guys by Shogun Whamhower
When a blood-curling scream rings out from the forest, the Nerdy Ninjas scramble into action… sort of. With Pongo’s wonky pogo stick, Veejay’s endless singing, Jake’s fluorescent wheelchair, and Ben’s trumpet in tow, the Nerdy Ninjas could use some help hunting down the beastly intruders. Luckily there’s a highly trained SNOT (Secret Ninja Operation Team) ninja lurking in the shadows… – (from back cover).
The Smug Pug by Anna Wilson
Smug the Pug is a clever dog who has invented a brilliant machine to help things run smoothly in the busy salon. Pippa Peppercorn thinks it’s a great idea, but the daschund has his suspicions about this so-called doggy genious… -(from back cover).
The Abominators and my Amazing Panty Wanty Woos! by J.L Smith
Mucker, Boogster, Cheesy and Bob are The Abominators. But you can just call them the Masters of Mischief. Their interests include chaos, mayhem and filling the school toilets with strawberry jelly. Their interests definately DO NOT include making friends with panty-wanty-woo-wearing new boy, Cecil Trumpington-Potts. Cecil, however, is certain to change their minds… -(from back cover).