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  • Lynne Reid Banks

    Another deliciously squirmy story about Harry the Poisonous Centipede, with all Lynne Reid Banks’s usual charm and humour. Tony Ross’s wonderful illustrations perfectly capture the small world of Harry and his friend George, as they get taken prisoner by the Hoo-Mins… Harry the poisonous centipede and his friend, George, are captured by the dreaded Hoo-Mins. How on earth can they escape from their hard-air prisons? Glass jars are too hard to climb, they’re too slippery, and the holes in the top are small. But when the Not-So-Big-Hoo-Min’s Mother accidentally knocks over two glass jars that happen to be holding a scorpion and a tarantula, all hell breaks loose…...read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    A young  man receives two presents that will change his life:  a plastic miniature Indian that magically comes to  life inside a mysterious old...read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    As his adventures with Little Bear continue, Omri travels from the French and Indian wars to the present, and then  back to the Old West at the...read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    The Mystery Deepens… In The Secret of the Indian, Omri vowed to lock his magical cupboard forever. But now, in The Mystery of the Cupboard, he finds an old journal written by his great-great aunt that reveals that Omri is compelled to open the cupboard just once again. “Good news for fans of the series…keeps excitement at a high level.” –Horn...read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    Can the Magic Save Little Bear? In The Mystery of the Cupboard, Omri’s father discovered his magical secret. Now Little Bear, Omri’s Iroquois friend from the past, is in grave danger and needs their help. As father and son struggle to solve the problem of traveling through time to reach Little Bear, they cannot know what terrors lie in wait–for their Indian friends and for them. “This is really Little Bear’s story, and Omri’s adventures in his longhouse are fascinating and hair -raising. [Listeners] will revel in all the details of this book. A satisfying sequel.” –School Library Journal “Will keep young [listeners]...read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    Reissue into the First Modern Classic livery of this delightfully squirmy story starring Harry the Poisonous Centipede in a scary world of flying swoopers, furry biters and the dreaded Hoo-Mins! With wonderful humour and brilliant illustrations by award-winning artist Tony Ross, this is the perfect book for wriggly young readers. “It’s a Hoo-Min!” crackled George. “Walking on its hairy-biter feet!” But now it was Harry who felt brave. “Come on! Let’s peep at it!” They crawled the rest of the way up the tunnel towards the light. Harry is a poisonous centipede but he’s not very brave. Still, he is the star of this seriously squirmy story....read more

  • Lynne Reid Banks

    Harry the Poisonous Centipede is now quite brave, but nothing can prepare him for this next adventure! He and best friend George are lost in a new and even scarier no-top world. Far from home, across the no-end puddle, they must negotiate a strange treeless cold desert, a Nest of Hoo-Mins, lots of noise-hurt and terrifying hairy-yowlers! Harry woke up first. The straight-up-hard thing was jiggling. It was moving. “What’s happening?” asked George in alarm. “I don’t know. We’re moving.” Harry replied. “Where are we? We’re not where we were last night!” crackled George. “I told you! This is a can’t -get-out!” Harry and George face the...read more