From the most unbelievable factual realities to science-inspired adventures, wannabe scientists will love getting stuck into this book pile. There's even a book to help you concoct the most marvellous of experiments!
New to audiobooks? Get started with this list of 10 tales that include some well-loved classics. They’ll make reading a listen-aloud adventure!
Max Einstein and her fellow kid geniuses are back, and this time they’re trying to fix a water crisis in a small village just outside Mumbai, India. But this is proving difficult, especially when you’re dodging kidnappers and trying to uncover a potential spy within the Change Maker’s Institute…
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Happy Howlidays! Have some festive fun with these printable activity sheets. Help Junior decorate his snowman and make some Dog Diaries inspired paper chains to decorate your home.
Channel your inner Max Einstein with these fun and easy tutorials. We've chosen three of Max's favourite science experiments; make your own lava lamp, play with magic mud and grow your own rock candy!
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Junior Khatchadorian and his friends from the shelter are always getting into trouble whether they mean to or not, from causing havoc at the local park to crashing a Dog Show! Learn how to draw him in 5 easy steps, with illustrator Richard Watson.
Lee Child calls it 'the political thriller of the decade'. Read on for a first look at the frighteningly authentic thriller The President is Missing...
President Bill Clinton and bestselling author James Patterson have teamed up to write the thriller of the year. It's all top secret, of course, but here's a quick peek behind the scenes...
From mythical gods to sophisticated grasshoppers, father figures come in all shapes and sizes. Here are ten of our favourite quotes that celebrate wise, silly and wonderful dads.
Middle School goes Down Under! Read on for an exclusive extract from Escape to Australia, the latest Middle School adventure from James Patterson. Rafe’s worried his school has been taken over by pod people…
There’s a robots revolt on the way! Can Sammy and his best friend ‘Bro-Bot’ E keep the peace? Read on for an extract from Robot Revolution, the new book in the House of Robots series by James Patterson.
Welcome to Middle School! Meet Rafe Khatchadorian, he’s always in trouble – whether he means to be or not. It’s his first year at Hills Village Middle School and he’s got a plan to make it the best year ever… The Worst Years of My Life is the first book in the bestselling Middle School series by James Patterson which has now been made into a Netflix Original Movie.
The bestselling crime writer and creator of the Alex Frost series sheds light on his writing process and how he avoids writer's block
Welcome to Middle School! Read on for an exclusive cartoon strip and extract from Dog’s Best Friend, the brand new story from the Middle School series by James Patterson. It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there and Rafe Khatchadorian is finding out just how hard it is to live in it…
James Patterson is perhaps most famous for his fast-paced and exciting thrillers, but his new novel, First Love is something quite different. Here, the author shares the inspirations behind the book: 'As you get older, the idea of first love becomes more interesting. You like to go back and hang out there for a while and remember how it was.’
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 400 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction. James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.
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