How To Train Your Parents

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446498735

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 4733

Moving to a new area and a new school, Louis is horrified to discover his parents changing into ultra-competitive parents, wanting him and his younger brother to get straight As at school and join all sorts of after-school clubs and activities like the other kids in the area. Suddenly Louis's life is no longer his own - until he meets Maddy, who claims to have trained her parents to ignore her- But does Louis really want to be ignored? A truly contemporary tale with characters kids will recognize instantly!
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

How to Train Your Parents

Author: Anne Rooney

Publisher: Pavilion Children's Books

ISBN: 9781844584291

Category: Parent and child

Page: 48

View: 382

Having parent problems? Parents interfering with your lifestyle? Making you do things you don't want to? Just don't understand you? Always embarrassing you? It's time for a change, and here's the book to show you how. It tackles everyday situations with humour and practical advice for you to use. Soon you'll have your parents - and other adults in your life - just where you want them A humorous look at how to get the parents you deserve...with hints and tips, charts, quizzes and loads of suggestions to make sure you have the winning argument for everything - tactics and strategies to win all those parent vs child battles.
Posted in Parent and child

Drachenzähmen leicht gemacht (1)

Author: Cressida Cowell

Publisher: Arena Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 340180040X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 199

View: 5166

Auweia! An Thors Tag müssen alle Wikingerjungen die Reifeprüfung zum "Drachenmeister" ablegen, doch Hicks sieht schwarz für sich und seinen widerspenstigen Hausdrachen. Wird er nun aus dem Stamm der Räuberischen Raufbolde verbannt? Doch dann platzt mitten in die Feierlichkeiten ein monströser Seedrache, der imstande wäre, die gesamte Insel der Wikinger zu vernichten. Auf einmal verlassen sich alle auf Hicks, der als Einziger die Drachensprache spricht und mit der Bestie verhandeln soll ...
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

How to Fool Your Parents

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782702474

Category: Boys

Page: 224

View: 508

AGES: 7-11 AUTHOR: Pete Johnson began work as a film critic for BBC Radio 1 before becoming a teacher and then a writer. He is the author of over 40 books, including the bestselling 'How to Train Your Parents'. His books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into 24 languages. SELLING POINTS: * Award-winning author * Fabulously funny and filled with hilarious moments that all children will identify with * Unisex, wide age-range appeal * Continues established series.
Posted in Boys

My Parents Are Out Of Control

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448121698

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 1715

Louis doesn't think much of it when his mum and dad ask him for tips on how to be cool. In fact, he thinks it's pretty funny watching them bump fists and use words like 'safe', 'sick' and 'wicked'. Until Dad turns up outside Louis's new school dressed like a rapper, that is . . . Suddenly they're trying to friend Louis and all his classmates on Facebook, and wearing baseball caps backwards - IN PUBLIC. Louis and his best friend Maddy are horrified. Mum and Dad have taken things too far . . . and immediate action is needed!
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Traitor

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446498808

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 839

Tom, Mia and Oliver are the victims of a gang of bullies - who waylay them on the way home from school. It's not at school, so the teachers wouldn't be able to help, and they don't want to tell their parents, so there's only one option - to pay up. At first. But as the pressure builds more and more, a terrible suspicion begins to surface: could one of the three friends be helping the bullies? And if so, just who is... the traitor?
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Das grosse Hamstermassaker

Author: Katie Davies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783794161843

Category:

Page: 207

View: 5334

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The Vampire Blog

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407076272

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 2050

Marcus was convinced that vampires didn't exist. He was very wrong . . . On his thirteenth birthday, Marcus Howlett is faced with a bombshell. His parents are half-vampire. And, although he hates the thought of it, he is about to become one too. But, as he secretly blogs about the horrors of his new fangs, bad breath and cravings for blood, Marcus is unaware that his life is in serious danger . . .
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Rescuing Dad

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448100119

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 4884

Joe and Claire can see why Mum chucked Dad out. He looks a mess, he can't cook and he's useless around the house. Something must be done: they're the only ones who can help transform him into 'Dad Mark Two'. And when they unveil this new, improved dad, Mum will be so impressed she'll take him back on the spot! But then disaster strikes - Mum starts seeing the slimy and creepy Roger. And Joe and Claire's plans take an unexpected turn - with hilarious results.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

How to Update Your Parents

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782701729

Category: Child rearing

Page: 224

View: 2465

What can you do when you're trapped in a technology time warp? When Louis's parents decide he spends too much time "glued to screens" they come up with their worst idea ever#8212a total ban on tablets, computers and mobiles! Louis needs a plan to fight back, and fast! Can his best friend, Maddy, come to the rescue? "Pete Johnson is a hilarious writer"#8212 Mail on Sunday
Posted in Child rearing

Die Mutter des Erfolgs

Wie ich meinen Kindern das Siegen beibrachte

Author: Amy Chua

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3312004772

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 3361

Amy Chua ist Juraprofessorin in Yale und zweifache Mutter. Ihre Kinder will sie zum Erfolg erziehen - mit allen Mitteln. Und gemäß den Regeln ihrer Wurzeln in China ist Erfolg nur mit härtester Arbeit zu erreichen. Sie beschließt, dass ihre Töchter als Musikerinnen Karriere machen sollen. Nun wird deren Kindheit zur Tortur. Wo eine Eins minus als schlechte Note gilt, muss Lernen anders vermittelt werden als in unserer westlichen Pädagogik. In ihrem Erlebnisbericht erzählt die Autorin fesselnd, witzig und mit kluger Offenheit von einem gnadenlosen Kampf, der ihr und ihren Töchtern alles abverlangte: ein packendes und hochkomisches Buch über Familie und Erziehung, über Leistungsdruck und über den Willen, unbedingt zu siegen.
Posted in Fiction

Avenger

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448100100

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 4373

Gareth has never been the most popular boy at school, but he's always done all right. Things seem to look up when he befriends Jake, the new boy who's full of exciting tales about film premieres and life in London - but when Gareth is caught doing an impression of Jake's faux-cockney accent, things turn very bad. Jake is furious and determined to have his revenge on Gareth, He wants Gareth out of the school and turns all the other kids against him. Gareth has to draw on the memory of his beloved Grandad - and on Grandad's wrestler alter-ego Avenger in order to fight back against Jake. But is Jake really the opponent he seems to be?
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

The Phantom Thief

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448120160

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 6731

You are in danger. The first time Alfie sees the boy, he appears as if from nowhere in the school detention room - the 'padded cell'. There's something odd about him and Alfie is definitely not pleased when he realises the boy has nicked his new jacket. But a ghost? His new friend Sarah is convinced - so convinced she is prepared to ghost-watch with him. That's when the warning message appears, scratched out on the blackboard by a phantom hand . . .
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

The Vampire Hunters

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409046885

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 5502

On my thirteenth birthday, my life changed for ever. That's when I learned the shocking truth: I'm a half-vampire. Think that sounds cool? Think again! I've been attacked by an evil vampire bat, had huge cravings for my best friend's blood, and nearly died from eating a pizza (half-vampires aren't great with garlic). Writing my secret blog is the only thing that's kept me from going completely crazy. As if life couldn't get any more complicated, there have been some vicious attacks in the local woods. Vampire-mad Tallulah (definitely not my girlfriend) thinks a super-vampire is behind them - and she's desperate to prove it, with a mysterious chain that's supposed to glow red-hot when a vampire is close by. And I have a horrible feeling that the chain's going to turn red-hot any day now . . . A new novel from award-winning author Pete Johnson that taps into the very current interest in vampires - done with Pete's humorous, accessible touch.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Lockwood & Co. - Die Seufzende Wendeltreppe

Author: Jonathan Stroud

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641106036

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 432

View: 7648

Geister, Ghoule, Grabgeflüster: Die Agenten von LOCKWOOD & CO. sind allem gewachsen LONDON, ENGLAND: In den Straßen geht des Nachts das Grauen um. Unerklärliche Todesfälle ereignen sich, Menschen verschwinden und um die Ecken wabern Schatten, die sich nur zu oft in tödliche von Geisterwesen ausgesandte Plasmanebel verwandeln. Denn seit Jahrzehnten wird Großbritannien von einer wahren Epidemie an Geistererscheinungen heimgesucht. Überall im Land haben sich Agenturen gebildet, die in den heimgesuchten Häusern Austreibungen vornehmen. Hochgefährliche Unternehmungen bei denen sie, obwohl mit Bannkreisketten, Degen und Leuchtbomben ausgerüstet, nicht selten ihr Leben riskieren. So auch die drei Agenten von LOCKWOOD & CO. Dem jungen Team um den charismatischen Anthony Lockwood ist allerdings bei einem Einsatz ein fatales Missgeschick passiert. Um die Klage abwenden und den Schadenersatz dafür aufbringen zu können, müssen die drei Agenten von LOCKWOOD & CO. einen hochgefährlichen und zutiefst dubiosen Auftrag annehmen. Dieser führt sie in eines der verrufensten Herrenhäuser des Landes und stellt sie auf eine Probe, bei der es um nichts weniger als Leben oder Tod geht ...
Posted in Young Adult Fiction

How to Get Famous

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407044206

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 1227

Tobey is determined he will be famous. He's not big-headed, he just knows he's got something special and he's determined that everyone will know it! He even hangs around with the stars, getting autographs at film premieres. Tobey and his friend Georgia audition for a role in the local play - and to his huge disappointment, Georgia gets a part, but he doesn't. Can he turn this tragedy around and find a way to be famous after all?
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

The Vampire Fighters

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409047296

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 5753

Life has never been more complicated for thirteen-year-old Marcus. It's not easy trying to hide your secret identity as a half-vampire, avoid garlic at all costs, AND work up the courage to ask a girl out. Especially when that girl is vampire-crazy Tallulah. Plus, Marcus's parents are still convinced his special power is going to arrive any day now. And they're trying not to show their disappointment every time another day passes and it doesn't appear - but Marcus is totally feeling the pressure. As if that wasn't bad enough, a seriously creepy Winter Fair has arrived in town - and a number of terrifying attacks have started happening. Giles believes a super-evil sect of Deadly Vampires is behind them, and Marcus suspects an eerie ventriloquist at the Fair. All Marcus wants is an easy life. But now it's up to him to save the day . . .
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

13 Dinge, die mental starke Menschen NICHT tun

An alle, die sich heute besser fühlen möchten als gestern

Author: Amy Morin

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104032858

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 2200

Dieses Buch macht Sie stark! Und das sofort! Depression und Burnout sind für Amy Morin keine Fremdworte: Auf den Tag genau drei Jahre, nachdem sie ihre Mutter verloren hatte, starb ihr Mann ganz plötzlich an einem Herzinfarkt. Morin wurde mit nur 26 Jahren Witwe und musste selbst lernen, nach diesen schweren Schicksalsschlägen zu mentaler Stärke zu finden. Sie nutzte den Umbruch zum Neuanfang. Die Psychotherapeutin und Sozialpädagogin Amy Morin weiß: Wir alle sind nur so gut, wie unsere schlechtesten Angewohnheiten es zulassen. Sie sind wie eine schwere Last, sie behindern, ermüden und frustrieren. Sie halten uns davon ab, unser Potential voll auszunutzen, sie führen zu Depression und Burnout. Unsere mentale Stärke und Resilienz steigern wir, indem wir negative Verhaltens- und Denkmuster ablegen, wie z.B. in Selbstmitleid zu versinken, sofortige Erfolge zu erwarten oder das Alleinsein zu fürchten. Freuen wir uns stattdessen auf Veränderungen, besiegen wir unsere Ängste, werden wir glücklich und erfolgreich! Der erste Ratgeber mit einem ganz neuen Ansatz zur Verbesserung der mentalen Stärke und der Resilienz: mitreißend, effektiv und überzeugend!
Posted in Self-Help

The Frighteners

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448100135

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 8719

On the back of the picture were two words which jumped right out at me: THE FRIGHTENERS... When Chloe starts at a new school, she gets off to a really bad start and no-one wants to be her friend - except Aidan. But everyone else seems scared of Aidan - scared of the pictures he draws. Chloe can't imagine why until she picks up one of his drawings of 'The Frighteners'. For now the Frighteners - horrifying monstrous creatures - won't leave her alone...
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Ghost Trouble

Author: Pete Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446498689

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 9025

Two terrifying tales from the award-winning Pete Johnson The Ghost Dog Daniel's story about a bloodthirsty dog goes down well at a spooky party. But then somehow his imagination comes to life and the howling monster begins to haunt his dreams! Winner of the Young Telegraph/Fully Booked Award The Creeper Lucy finds an old tape of the spine-chilling story of the Creeper - a horrific creature looking for revenge. Lucy knows she has just done something terrible - will the Creeper track her down? Winner of the Stockton Children's Book Award
Posted in Juvenile Fiction