Mard is a polar bear, Max is a boy and their paths keep crossing. Max wants to have fun with his friends. All Mard wants is a cuddle. As he stumbles clumsily around the background of Max’s life events start to go in funny directions, and Mard goes unseen. Mard starts to feel sillier and sillier – will he ever get a cuddle? A warm picture book bound to make you smile, brothers Ben and Joe wrote and illustrated Mard as a surprise gift for their friend Max’s birthday. Mard was inspired by Max, who has blonde hair and looks a bit like a polar bear, and the things that have happened to him. Ben and Joe wrote the book by telling it to each other, over and over, so you could say that Mard is a true story.
A humorous read about an incredible dog and how he found his true, yet unexpected calling. A dog. A friendship. A purpose. Proven to warm your heart, “Joyful Trouble” is a fast-paced, engaging and funny story. Patricia Furstenberg paints a charming portrait of the bond between a small girl and boy and their much-loved Grandad. This book takes readers on an unbelievable journey, tackling universal themes and voicing animal rights and the importance of fighting for what is right. When a Great Dane arrives in a Navy base nobody expects him to win everybody’s hearts, although breaking some rules along the way. But things soon turn sour as somebody threatens to put him to sleep. Who will stand up for this four-legged gentle giant? A charming celebration of innocence. ***From the back cover of the print edition:*** “A superb tale which teaches us the true meaning of love, integrity, and the greatest things of all – a dog’s friendship and loyalty.” Susan Day Author, astrosadventuresbookclub.com “Nine-year-old Ana and her little brother Tommy are taken on an historical adventure by their grandfather. It is the true story of an exceptional and gentle giant. Experiences that draw the reader in, through touching…
A secret treasure is hidden deep inside the mysterious Peppa Mansion! Chompy, Salty and Weiner set out to solve the mystery….but will Candybar shake up their plans? Volume 2 in the “Chompy & the Munchy Bunch” series
Chompy, a carrot with superpower eyesight; Salty, a potato chip who’s a bit of a slob; Candybar, a chocolate bar who plays rotten pranks; and a haunted mansion where it all comes together. These are the main characters in THE SECRET FORMULA, the first book in a series called Chompy and the Munchy Bunch. When Chompy learns about an ancient carrot formula that gives super-powered eyesight, he knows he must find it! But the journey leads Chompy and his pals to the mysterious mansion of Doc Peppa, where strange things begin to happen.
How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus’s favor. But Apollo has many enemies—gods, monsters, and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood.