Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Underestimating Matilda proves to be a big mistake as they, along with her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, discover when Matilda uses her very special power to get the better of them.
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after 'a monumental bash on the head', sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990.
Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.
Jump into the world of LEGO Ninjago minifigures, weapons and battles The Visual Dictionary is packed with all the exciting LEGO Ninjago minifigures, including great heroes, mortal enemies and amazing weapons. Explore dramatic story lines from LEGO Ninjago episodes and movies. Discover everything there is to know about the LEGO Ninjago universe with this bright, colourful and comprehensive guide. Comes with a limited edition minifigure! Featuring two specially commissioned comic strip stories of Ninja adventures, this illustrated guide takes you on an exhilarating journey with the Masters of Spinjitzu. Plus go behind the scenes and find out how the LEGO Ninjago world was created with a fascinating interview with the LEGO team. Also comes with a limited edition minifigure to add to your LEGO® Ninjago sets so you can create your own adventures! LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO group.
Discover everything you need to know about LEGO® Star WarsT sets and minifigures If you love LEGO Star Wars, then the updated and expanded edition of LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary complete with a rare and exclusive LEGO Star Wars minifigure is perfect for you. Learn all about LEGO Star Wars ships, weapons, and even the Death Star through amazing Star Wars images and incredible details. Come face-to-face with LEGO versions of Darth Vader, Obi-Wan, Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Anakin and more and discover hundreds of little known facts about Star Wars characters and factions, such as the Jedi and the Sith. This revised edition of LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary is updated throughout to show all the new sets and innovations in LEGO Star Wars from 2009 to 2014. Covering all six Star Wars episodes, Star Wars: The Clone Wars television series, Star Wars: The Old Republic computer game and the expanded universe with behind-the-scenes information, fan creations, and merchandise. Packed with additional information on the history, manufacture and construction of LEGO Star Wars and a new gallery featuring every Star Wars minigifigure LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary is perfect for all LEGO Star Wars fans.
World of Warcraft: Ultimate Visual Guide reveals the realm of Azeroth, exploring the fantasy universe of the world's most popular online role-playing game.
See the World of Warcraft in all-new detail. Discover the world's epic history in the Chronicles of Azeroth section, explore the stories of its heroes and villains, such as Varian Wrynn and Thrall, and uncover fascinating facts about locations including Orgimmar. This edition is brought fully up-to-date with the latest expansion sets "Warlords of Draenor" and "Legion".
An unmissable up-to-date companion for both die-hard fans and newcomers to the World of Warcraft.
The definitive guide to the characters of the Marvel Universe Are you fascinated by comic books and obsessed with super heroes? The bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia gives you the definitive details and histories of more than 1,200 of Marvel's most memorable characters. Now updated to include expanded entries for Spider-Man, Wolverine, X-Men, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and the Avengers, this unique A-Z lets you get closer to your favourite Marvel super heroes. You can find out about 50 exciting new characters, such as Odin and Doctor Nemesis, and all the latest important events in the Marvel universe, such as the Dark Reign, Avengers Vs X-Men and the Age of Ultron. Each super hero explodes from the page with original art from Marvel Comics' finest artists and facts from a team of top Marvel comic book writers.
The incredible story of Batman including a slipcase featuring specially commissioned DC comics artwork and original prints Explore Batman's fascinating story decade by decade, year by year, month by month. From Batman's beginning in 1939 to his 75th anniversary Batman Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle does what no other book has, showcasing Batman's evolution from a DC Comics vigilante crime-fighter to global superhero. Packed with original, full-colour artwork, in-depth profiles, storylines and events plus all Gotham City's iconic heroes and villains, including Robin, the JLA, the Joker and Catwoman. Discover all about their extraordinary DC comics debuts, the crucial events behind their creation and their influence today. Celebrating not only Batman's greatest stories but the writers and artists who created him, Batman Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle features the key team members such as Bob Kane and Jim Lee who brought Batman to life.
This title provides a detailed guidance on using the materials and help teachers planning their lessons. Section 1 outlines the principal features and contents and includes reference lists of copymasters and recorded items. Section 1 also includes sections on ICT and on games and activities for language learning and practice. Section 2 gives a table, setting out clearly the language and topics included in the unit and detailed unit by unit suggestions for teaching with the materials. Therefore teachers are fully supported. The Teacher's Book also incorporates all the transcripts of the recorded material.