Maggie was slowly becoming unsatisfied with Sunnyside, the island community in the Florida Keys that her and her husband Jim had been calling home for the past five years. She was hungry for intrigue and adventure and she wasn't getting it at the Bed and Breakfast they owned and operated. Even if it only lasted a weekend, Maggie was in search of excitement. So when her deceased grandmother's old friend suddenly hands her a set of mysterious files, Maggie is more than willing to dive right in and play the role of amateur sleuth. Only, as the pieces of the puzzle are put together, Maggie slowly realizes that this mystery hits closer to home than she would've preferred and it may be too late to back out now. With her best friend and neighbor Sophia's help, Maggie sets out into the town of Sunnyside to uncover the truth about a family tragedy, and gets a bit more intrigue and adventure than she bargained for!
Written by an experienced speech therapist, Small Talk books show parents how they can help boost language development in their babies aged six to eighteen months, in practical ways. The books are set in familiar places and around familiar events, such as bedtime and a trip to the park. The text is lyrical, rich in sound and perfect for reading aloud. It's Bedtime captures the hustle and bustle of this busy time in the evening and illustrates how a parent can engage and encourage early conversation with their child. With wonderful, distinctive illustrations from Matt Robertson, runner up in the Mac Prize 2014 and winner of the Lara Jones prize for illustrations. Board books with a soft padded cover make these ideal books for sharing. Ties in to the adult title, Small Talk, published by Macmillan in 2013, a book designed to give parents, guardians and grandparents simple ways to boost a child's speech and language development.
The Nightmare Club is not for just ANYBODY. Only the spookiest, scariest stories get told at Annie's Halloween sleepovers--and if you can't take it, well, tough!
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