Rosemary Bliss will do anything to get back her family's magical Cookery Booke.That's why she challenges Aunt Lily to an international baking competition in Paris: If Rose wins, Lily agrees to return the Cookery Booke that she stole. If Rose loses . . . well, the consequences are too ugly to think about. But Lily is using a magical ingredient to cheat.Together with her long-lost grandpa, his sarcastic talking cat, and a French mouse, Rose and her brothers race around Paris to find essential—and elusive—magical ingredients that will help her outbake her conniving aunt. She has to win or the Bliss Cookery Booke will be lost to her family forever.
Blue Gadsby’s twin sister, Iris, died three years ago and her family has never been the same. Her histrionic older sister, Flora, changes her hair color daily; her younger siblings, Jasmine and Twig, are completely obsessed with their pet rats; and both of her parents spend weeks away from home---and each other.
No doubt about it, little brothers can be monsters. When sixth grader Jake Doolittle finds a baby on the doorstep and his mother decides to keep it, those words are more than just an expression. Instead, they perfectly describe the way his new little brother, LD, sprouts pointy ears, thick fur, and fangs in moonlight.
Now that Amber’s mom and Max are married, the three of them are moving to a new house and Amber is worried about more than just packing. How can she leave the home her dad used to live in? And with her dad dating again, how will they ever find time for just the two of them, like they used to?
Once upon a time, there were three hungry Dinosaurs: Papa Dinosaur, Mama Dinosaur . . . and a Dinosaur who happened to be visiting from Norway. One day—for no particular reason—they decided to tidy up their house, make the beds, and prepare pudding of varying temperatures. And then—for no particular reason—they decided to go . . . someplace else. They were definitely not setting a trap for some succulent, unsupervised little girl. Definitely not!
Benny’s parents are splitting up. His mom leaves home and Benny’s dad who has always liked clutter, begins hoarding everything from pizza boxes to old motorcycle parts. Meanwhile, a local teacher enters their quiet Missouri town in America’s Most Charming Small Town contest, and the pressure is on to clean up the area, especially Benny’s ramshackle of a house, before the out-of-town guests arrive.
It’s summer and the three Barker brothers –Simon, Henry, and Jack –have just moved to Arizona. Their parents have warned them repeatedly not to explore Superstition Mountain near their home. However, when their cat goes missing the brothers see no other option.
The Cheeseman family is back from back-in-time. In other words, they're in the present time. Well, presently, at least. They're soon to journey back again to save the life of their beloved mother. But when Mr. Cheeseman and his three smart, polite, and relatively odor-free children get to the not-so-distant-past, they meet something utterly surprising.
Twelve-year-old Dahlia has always lived at Silverton Manor-having spent fifty years as its resident ghost. But the unscrupulous ghost hunter, Rank Wiley, and the crooked town councilman, Jock Rutabartle, plan to rid Silverton Manor of its ghosts and sell it to the highest bidder. With her home and friendships at stake Dahlia may have to break the rules of ghosting as quickly as she learns them to solve the mystery of her death and save the manor.
Have you ever woken up stuck to the bed? Masha Sweet has. And there’s only one possible reason: her little sister Sunny. The girls have to stay home from school and they wind up at the hospital. They will (almost) contract a (not so) killer virus, steal a cast, and lead the nurses on a wild goose chase. When this is all over, Sunny Sweet is going to be so sorry!
In the little town of Blackbird tree live two little orphan girls: Naomi and Lizzie. Naomi has a knack for being around when trouble happens. But when one day, a boy drops out of a tree, curious suprises are revealed. Soon, the girls find themselves zooming toward a future neither could ever have imagined...
The Penderwick Girls are off to Maine with Aunt Claire, but Skye the oldest is let with directions from one of the others that leave her confused. It’s always a rollicking ride as the Penderwicks continue on their unforgettable adventures.
When Felicity’s parents leave her with distant relatives and then start sending her coded letters, she’s sure they are in trouble. Can Felicity de-code the messages, heal her family, and save her parents, all while surviving her first crush?
When Liza's brother, Patrick, changes overnight, Liza knows exactly what has happened: The spindlers have gotten to him and stolen his soul. To rescue Patrick, Liza must go Below, facing her greatest challenge at the spindlers' nests, where she encounters the evil queen and must pass a series of deadly tests --- or else her soul, too, will remain Below forever.
Jaxter Grimjinx is supposed to be a born thief. At least, he's supposed to be. But Jaxter is so clumsy that in his first solo heist, he sets the Castellan's house on fire and lands his family in the gaol. Then a suspiciously convenient prophecy emerges naming the Grimjinx clan as the soon-to-be heroes of Vengekeep. Now, Jaxter Grimjinx will have to become the hero he was truly born to be.
Ever since Prue McKeel returned home from the Impassable Wilderness after rescuing her brother from the malevolent Dowager Governess, life has been pretty dull. Her mind is constantly returning to the verdant groves and sky-tall trees of Wildwood, where her friend Curtis still remains as a bandit-in-training. In what will be their greatest challenge yet, Prue and Curtis are thrown together again to save themselves and the lives of their friends, and to bring unity to a divided country.
With the temperature beginning to drop as winter approaches, you may be feeling cold...but are you frozen? Coming at the end of the month is Frozen, Disney's adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's THE SNOW QUEEN.