Tyrone Lewis is messing about in the woods, trying to keep out of trouble, when he stumbles upon something weird... a glowing lump of rock or metal. Whatever it is, it gives him an amazing power. Which is cool at first, until Ty's new powers start attracting attention, and soon he's being followed by two sinister agents who seem intent on 'collecting' him. But Ty has no intention of letting that happen. So now he's got to run....
Eddie hates staying with his cousins - so it looks set to be a really long summer. But then they visit the amazing caves at Wookey Hole and Eddie is entranced. Until he wanders off down a secret passage and gets lost in the dark. Underground, on his own, and nobody knows where he is... Then someone steps out of the blackness to help him. A strange, pale girl called Gwerren who seems to treat the caves as a playground.
Dax Jones is an ordinary schoolboy - until something amazing happens one day. Whilst frightened for his life, he inexplicably changes into a fox. Before long, both a government agent and an ambitious young journalist are on his tail.
"Good tale - shame about the narration style"
It's just a regular trip for Kevin, and he comes back with just the regular sorts of things. Some local fudge, a scented candle for his mum...and his own personal god. It's Abandinus, a little-known Celtic deity who has suddenly found a new purpose in his eternal life - sorting out Kevin's. With a god on your side, everything's going to get a lot easier, isn't it? After all, a god can get stuff done. The trouble is, it's not always the kind of stuff Kevin has in mind....
It is 1956. Freddy and Polly have never minded helping their genius father with his experiments. Even when that means being put into cryonic suspension having their hearts frozen.... It is 2009. Ben and Rachel have resigned themselves to a long, dull summer when they find the hidden underground vault in the garden and inside it two frozen figures, a boy and a girl...Can Polly and Freddy adapt to the 21st century?
"A great adventure"
With his supernatural ability to conjure spectacular illusions, Spook Williams knows he is destined for greatness. So when he's kidnapped by a celebrity magician claiming to be his real father, he can't help but be intrigued... Very soon, Spook is living the dream: bathing in a jacuzzi aboard a luxury yacht, rubbing shoulders with billionaires, and spending time with gorgeous magician's assistant, Kamilah.
Gideon and Luke are spending some quality family time, playing at being normal teenagers. They have no reason to use their telekinetic powers in the small seaside town, and they have enough bodyguards to keep them safe, right? Wrong. A brutal killer is stalking them, and he has Gideon and Luke in his sights. The second in a sensational new series about a group of teenagers with special powers, from best-selling author Ali Sparkes.
A group of special teenagers, each with an incredible power. They live together and learn how to use their abilities, protected from those who wish to harm them. Now, for one short week they are let out into the world, with strict instructions that they must not use their powers. But good intentions are easy ...following them through is a different matter.For Lisa, every day is about life and death. Because she can hear dead people talking, and they just won't leave her alone.
From the winner of the Blue Peter Books of the Year Award comes the fourth book in the unmissable Unleashed series. A group of very special teenagers. Each with an incredible power, they live together, protected by the government. Out in the ordinary world they know they must not use their powers. But good intentions are easy, following them through is another matter. One moment Alex Teller is joking around with his brother Jacob. A split second later he finds himself thousands of miles away in the Dominican rainforest.
Josh and Danny are in bug trouble when their next-door neighbour Petty Potts, a mad scientist with a beastly serum, squirts them with her S.W.I.T.C.H. spray!In 'Spider Stampede', the twins find themselves with eight legs and the ability to shoot webbing out of their bums, while in 'Fly Frenzy' the boys end up with wings, 360 degree vision, and a strange attraction to dog poo!
Two brothers, one serum, and a world of trouble! In 'Ant Attack', the twins are horrified when they are accidentally turned into ants: can they escape before terrible Tarquin roasts them under his magnifying glass? 'Crane Fly Crash' finds Josh and Danny going on a rescue mission to save their annoying big sister, Jenny, after she accidentally uses the S.W.I.T.C.H spray and turns into a crane fly!
Petty's been kidnapped! Josh and Danny have already broken into her secret lab looking for her, and now they're going to brave all her anti-intruder traps and break into her house. There's no sign of Petty, but there is a very interesting little box...containing the best SWITCH spray ever.
Unable to resist the temptation, the twins head to the park to try out alligator SWITCH spray. But before they make it to the river, they're roped into being in the audience of a touring chat show, with some VERY interesting guests...
Josh and Danny are on holiday with their parents in Cornwall - so the last person they expect to see is mad scientist, and next door neighbour, Petty Potts! So when the twins see her on the beach - holding a turtle under each arm - they can't help but wonder what she's up to. The thing is, the boys have got other things on their mind. They've found another mystery marble clue, and need to get out to the ruined fort on the rocky island. But they take too long and the tide comes in, trapping them.
Josh and Danny have gone for a nice day out at the zoo. Or, should that be, a nice, experimental day out at the zoo? Petty's developed a new S.W.I.T.C.H. spray for snakes! And Josh and Danny are willing volunteers. Things start to go a bit wrong though when they fail to SWITCH back into boys, and are spotted by a whole class of girls on a school trip! Luckily, Charlie, an old friend from summer camp, is there to help, and the panic subsides. The trouble is not over yet though....
Jack and Lewis love drawing monsters - and their drawings have a funny habit of coming to life! But now everything is going horribly wrong. The dreaded Dahlia Dawkins has somehow managed to find out their secret - and now she's created a monster of her own, Bashertaur! With monsters on the rampage in the playground, things are about to get very messy. How are the boys going to get out of this one?
Petty Potts has vanished - at least it seems that way to Josh and Danny. In actual fact, she's just relocated her secret lab... to the very pink and very girly Princess Land! Reluctantly, the twins fight their way through hordes of excited girls dressed as fairies to the back of the shop, where a single door stands between them and Petty's new lab. SWITCH-ing into geckos, the boys have no problems getting under the door and up the walls. It's on the way out that things start to get really tricky....
Petty's back with a new kind of SWITCH spray - repto SWITCH! The lizard formula is ready for testing, and Josh and Danny are eager to help. But as Josh and Danny are trying it out in the safety of Petty's secret underground lab, they're interrupted by an intruder's attempt to get in to Petty's house! The intruder vanishes, but there is a package waiting for Josh and Danny at home containing a marble and a cryptic clue. Will Josh and Danny find the next mysterious marble? And will they be able to work out who sent the clue?
Petty Potts' most recent repto SWITCH spray doesn't seem to be working... not that Josh and Danny were all that excited about being chameleons anyway - alligators would be way better! Plus, they're distracted by the mystery of who is sending them clues to find marbles filled with scientific code. But at school the next day, time seems to be going too fast for the twins, and when one of Danny's eyeballs rolls right round in its socket, they know things are getting weird. How long will it be before the boys are boys again?
Oh no! Mad scientist Petty Potts just turned up at Josh and Danny's Summer Camp, as the new camp counsellor. And she just happens to be hiding some bottles of extraordinary serum inside her raincoat... That can turn them into amphibians! Josh and Danny vow to stay away from Petty's SWITCH formula, but when their new friend Pippa gets into trouble, they know there's only one thing for it.
Falling out with his best mate wasn't exactly the start to the new term that Dax Jones wanted. But when Gideon's life changes, it seems that he's leaving Dax behind. And as if that's not bad enough, everyone at school has started acting weirdly. Is Dax really the only one who can see their strange behaviour?
"I love these books"