Curd The Lion

Book cover of The Amazing adventures of Curd the Lion in the Land at the Back of Beyond

Can the Twins, Henry and Henrietta recover the brooch from the Great Raven before they are sent off to the charity shop? Follow the group on an illustrated adventure filled with nonsense and puzzles.

Flight Of Birds

Book cover of Flight of Birds

Katie tells her the story of this place: of a massacre in the name of religion, of imprisonment, rape, torture and murder. It is a story that comes alive in the telling, as its victims rise up in vengeance to engulf Kate and all around her...

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