AUGGIE & ME is a new side to the WONDER story: three new chapters from three different characters - bully Julian, oldest friend Christopher and classmate Charlotte - giving an insight into how Auggie has touched their own lives. Thought-provoking, surprising, infuriating, heartbreaking and heartwarming, AUGGIE & ME is a must-read for the thousands of readers who loved WONDER.
Pierre says 'bonjour'. George says 'hello'. But . . . they both say 'achoo!' when they sneeze. The world is full of all sorts of people, speaking different languages and living different kinds of lives, but deep down people are basically the same wherever they live.
English literature: fiction texts/FictionA razor-sharp and intensely moving novel, the second in the Noughts & Crosses trilogy. Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her daughter has a nought father, and Sephy may have to, once again, take sides. Readership level: 12+.
Fantasy & magical realismWashed up on the shores of a remote island, 2 kids from cultures half a world apart have to learn to get along and survive. This is a terrific adventure filled with Pratchett's own brand of comic satire as he explores various topical issues, and there's a very rude parrot too. Now in paperback. Ages: 12+
Adventure stories/Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issuesA first foray into children's books from Stephen Hawking, written together with his daughter, and now in paperback. It's an adventure story taking a rollercoaster ride through space and time, presenting lots of information on physics and astronomy along the way. Ages: 9-11yrs.
Audrey's father taught her that to stay human in the modern world, she had to build a moat around herself; a moat of books and music, philosophy and dreams. A moat that makes Audrey different from the echoes: sophisticated, emotionless machines, built to resemble humans and to work for human masters.