Karen Inglis

Ferdinand Fox’s Big Sleep

Ferdinand Fox's Big Sleep
Title: Ferdinand Fox's Big Sleep
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Published: November 13, 2014)
A gentle rhyming story picture book for Kindle to share with ages 3-5 "Ferdinand Fox curled up in the sun as the church of St Mary struck quarter past one. His tummy was full, he was ready for sleep, and closing his eyes he began to count sheep..." When Peter Maceever spots Ferdinand Fox sleeping in his garden and tiptoes out to take a photo, Ferdinand opens one eye and goes right back to sleep! He has far more important things to do - like dream about cake and ice cream! Young children love the rhyming story text, the vibrant illustrations inside Ferdinand's dream bubbles and the counting of time as the church clock strikes from one to five. Includes simple word and picture matching pages at the end to share with pre-readers or preschool early readers.

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Eeek! The Runaway Alien

Eeek! The Runaway Alien
Title: Eeek! The Runaway Alien
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Published: February 23, 2012
A boy, an alien and World Cup football. A match made in heaven for soccer fans aged 7-10! Laugh-out-loud funny! Eleven-year-old Charlie Spruit can't believe his luck when he opens his door to an alien one morning. Who is he? Why has he come? Charlie soon discovers that this alien has run away from space to Earth to be with him because he's soccer mad and the World Cup is on...! 'Eeek,' as Charlie decides to call him, takes up secret residence in Charlie's bedroom where he sleeps on the ceiling by night and pores over Charlie's football magazines and stickers by day. All is going surprisingly well until slimy sci-fi mad Sid Spiker, who lives out the back, spots Eeek through his telescope. Sid has his own plans for this alien, which bring surprises that no-one could have imagined...

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The Secret Lake

The Secret Lake
Title: The Secret Lake
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Published: September 18, 2011
A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake. A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers! When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog. Where does he go? And why does he keep reappearing wet-through? Their quest to solve the riddle over the summer holidays leads to a boat buried under a grassy mound, and a tunnel that takes them to a secret lake. Who is the boy rowing towards them who looks so terrified? And whose are those children’s voices carried on the wind from beyond the woods? Stella and Tom soon discover that they have travelled back in time to their home and its gardens almost 100 years earlier. Here they make both friends and enemies, and uncover startling connections between the past and present.

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