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  • Anglais Matilda

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 22 Décembre 2000

    Matilda, a brilliant, sensitive little girl, uses her talents and ingenuity to seek revenge on her crooked father, lazy mother, and the terrifying Miss Trunchbull, her wicked headmistress, and save her beloved teacher, Miss Honey

  • CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 12 Avril 2004

    Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life! "Rich in humor, acutely observant, Dahl lets his imagination rip in fairyland." -- The New York Times

  • THE WITCHES

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 3 Septembre 2019

    A beautiful, collectible, hardcover edition of The Witches from the World's No. 1 Storyteller! And soon to be a major motion picture! This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories--but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself!

  • Fantastic Mr Fox

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 16 Août 2007

    Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox! Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief--it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox--Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

  • Anglais James and the giant peach

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 16 Août 2007

    From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG ! After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends--Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins!

  • Anglais Dark, Dark Tale

    Ruth Brown

    • Puffin usa
    • 15 Janvier 1990

    Journeying through a dark, dark house, a black cat surprises the only inhabitant of the abandoned residence

  • Anglais THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE

    Roald Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 3 Septembre 2009

    The enormous crocodile devises secret plans and a few clever tricks to secure his lunch, only to have them foiled by his neighbors.

  • Anglais THE OUTSIDERS

    S.E. Hinton

    • Puffin usa
    • 15 Novembre 1997

    A revealing account of the tensions, fears, and frustrations of gang life from a teenage boy's point of view

  • NEVER SAY DIE - ALEX RIDER

    Anthony Horowitz

    • Puffin usa
    • 9 Octobre 2018

    B>b>Alex Rider is now an IMDb TV/Amazon Original Series!/b>br>br>The worlds greatest teen spy is back in action in a thrilling new mission: destroy once and for all the terrorist organization SCORPIA. Americans may have purchased more than/b> b>6 million copies of Alex''s adventures, but now, more than ever, we all need his heroics./b>br>br>Following the events of Scorpia Rising, Alex relocates to San Francisco as he slowly recovers from the tragic death of his best friend and caregiver, Jack Starbright, at the hands of terrorists working for SCORPIA. With Jack gone, Alex feels lost and alone, but then, out of the blue, he receives a cryptic email--just three words long, but enough to make Alex believe that Jack may be alive. Armed with this shred of hope, Alex boards a flight bound for Egypt and embarks on a dubious quest to track Jack down.br>br>Yet SCORPIA knows Alex''s weakness. And the question of whether Jack is alive soon takes a backseat to a chilling new terrorist plot--one that will play with Alexs mind as he grasps the magnitude of what is at stake.br>br>From Egypt to France to Wales, from luxury yachts to abandoned coal mines, Alex traverses a minefield of dangers and cryptic clues as he fights to discover the truth. The #1 New York Times bestselling series, perfect for fans of James Bond and Jason Bourne, is back with a vengeance!br>br>b>Praise for Never Say Die:/b>br>br>"Once again amid races, chases, hails of bullets, and increasingly spectacular explosions, the teenage James Bond pulls off one awesome feat of derring-do after another. [This] fresh caper . . . roars along to a (naturally) explosive climax."--b>Booklist/b>br>br>"In his usual breakneck fashion, Horowitz whisks Alex from one improbable situation to another . . . this installment is sure to please Alex''s legions of fans."--b>Kirkus Reviews/b>

  • WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT

    Judith Kerr

    • Puffin usa
    • 22 Janvier 2009

    Based on the gripping real-life story of the author, this poignant, suspenseful middle-grade novel has been a favorite for over forty years. Perfect for Holocaust Remembrance Month. Anna is not sure who Hitler is, but she sees his face on posters all over Berlin. Then one morning, Anna and her brother awake to find her father gone! Her mother explains that their father has had to leave and soon they will secretly join him. Anna just doesn't understand. Why do their parents keep insisting that Germany is no longer safe for Jews like them? Because of Hitler, Anna must leave everything behind.

  • Anglais MADELINE

    Ludwig Bemelmans

    • Puffin usa
    • 1 Mai 2000

    A Caldecott Honor Book. Madeline truly needs no introduction. An enduring classic, Madeline continues to enchant readers more than seventy years after its first publication. Nothing frightens Madeline-not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a grand adventure.

  • THE SHAKESPEARE STEALER

    Gary L. Blackwood

    • Puffin usa
    • 1 Juillet 2000

    A delightful adveture full of humor and heart set in Elizabethan England! Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"--or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform. As full of twists and turns as a London alleyway, this entertaining novel is rich in period details, colorful characters, villainy, and drama. * "A fast-moving historical novel that introduces an important era with casual familiarity." -- School Library Journal , starred review "Readers will find much to like in Widge, and plenty to enjoy in this gleeful romp through olde England" --Kirkus Reviews "Excels in the lively depictions of Elizabethan stagecraft and street life." -- Publishers Weekly An ALA Notable Book

  • PIPPI LONGSTOCKING

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    • Puffin usa
    • 15 Avril 2005

    Relates the antics of a rambunctious girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.

  • Anglais WINNIE THE POOH

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    • Puffin usa
    • 28 Décembre 2005

    The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends, in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday.

  • AMAL UNBOUND

    Aisha Saeed

    • Puffin usa
    • 7 Janvier 2020

    A New York Times Bestseller! Amal has big dreams, until a nightmarish encounter . . . Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant, with all its attendant jealousies and pecking-order woes. Most troubling, though, is Amal's increasing awareness of the deadly measures the Khan family will go to in order to stay in control. It's clear that their hold over her village will never loosen as long as everyone is too afraid to challenge them--so if Amal is to have any chance of ensuring her loved ones' safety and winning back her freedom, she must find a way to work with the other servants to make it happen.

  • HARBOR ME

    Jacqueline Woodson

    • Puffin usa
    • 21 Avril 2020

    Jacqueline Woodson was the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories. It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for "A Room to Talk"), they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them--everything from Esteban's father's deportation and Haley's father's incarceration to Amari's fears of racial profiling and Ashton's adjustment to his changing family fortunes. When the six are together, they can express the feelings and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world. And together, they can grow braver and more ready for the rest of their lives.

  • THE SNOWY DAY

    Ezra Jack Keats

    • Puffin usa
    • 28 Octobre 1976

    Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal! No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day. "Keats's sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child."-- Barnes & Noble "Ezra Jack Keats's classic The Snowy Day , winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal, pays homage to the wonder and pure pleasure a child experiences when the world is blanketed in snow."-- Publisher's Weekly "The book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer. According to Horn Book magazine, The Snowy Day was "the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero"--yet another reason to add this classic to your shelves. It's as unique and special as a snowflake."--Amazon.com

  • AL CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS

    Gennifer Choldenko

    • Puffin usa
    • 20 Avril 2006

    The Newbery Honor Book and New York Times Bestseller that is historical fiction with a hint of mystery about living at Alcatraz not as a prisoner, but as a kid meeting some of the most famous criminals in our history. Al Capone Does My Shirts has become an instant classic for all kids to read! Today I moved to Alcatraz, a twelve-acre rock covered with cement, topped with bird turd and surrounded by water. I'm not the only kid who lives here. There are twenty-three other kids who live on the island because their dads work as guards or cooks or doctors or electricians for the prison, like my dad does. And then there are a ton of murderers, rapists, hit men, con men, stickup men, embezzlers, connivers, burglars, kidnappers and maybe even an innocent man or two, though I doubt it. The convicts we have are the kind other prisons don't want. I never knew prisons could be picky, but I guess they can. You get to Alcatraz by being the worst of the worst. Unless you're me. I came here because my mother said I had to. A Newbery Honor Book A New York Times Bestseller A People magazine "Best kid's Book" An ALA Book for Young Adults An ALA Notable Book A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Krikus Reviews Editor's Choice A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book A New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" Selection A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age *"Choldenko's pacing is exquisite. . . . [A] great read."-- Kirkus Reviews , starred review *"Exceptionally atmospheric, fast-paced and memorable!" -- Publishers Weekly , starred review *"The story, told with humor and skill, will fascinate readers." -- School Library Journal , starred review "Al is the perfect novel for a young guy or moll who digs books by Gordon Korman, or Louis Sachar." -- Time Out New York for Kids "Funny situations and plot twists abound!" -- People magazine "Heartstopping in some places, heartrending in others, and most of all, it is heartwarming." -- San Francisco Chronicle

  • MADELINE IN LONDON

    Ludwig Bemelmans

    • Puffin usa
    • 1 Mai 2000

    In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines the smallest one was Madeline. Nothing frightens Madeline--not tigers, not even mice. With its endearing, courageous heroine, cheerful humor, and wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris, the Madeline stories are true classics that continue to charm readers even after 75 years! Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit. When his mother won't let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents--a horse--Madeline is more than willing to help out. Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962) was the author of the beloved Madeline books, including Madeline , a Caldecott Honor Book, and Madeline's Rescue , winner of the Caldecott Medal.

  • Anglais THE TWITS

    Roald/ Blake Dahl

    • Puffin usa
    • 16 Août 2007

    Originally published: London: J. Cape, 1980.

  • TALES OF A FOURTH GRADE NOTHING

    Judy Blume

    • Puffin usa
    • 5 Avril 2007

    Celebrate 45 years of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing ! The #1 New York Times bestselling author's first book in her classic Fudge series. Two is a crowd when Peter and his little brother, Fudge, are in the same room. Grown-ups think Fudge is absolutely adorable, but Peter and his pet turtle, Dribble, know the truth. From throwing temper tantrums to smearing mashed potatoes on the wall, Fudge causes mischief wherever he goes! As a kid, Judy Blume was my favorite author, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was my favorite book.--Jeff Kinney, author of the bestselling Wimpy Kid series Love Fudge, Peter, and Sheila? Read all these books featuring your favorite characters: Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Superfudge Fudge-a-Mania Double Fudge

  • Anglais MADELINE''S RESCUE

    Ludwig Bemelmans

    • Puffin usa
    • 1 Mai 2000

    Winner of the Caldecott MedalWhen Madeline falls into the river Seine and nearly drowns, a courageous canine comes to her rescue. Now Genevieve the dog is Madeline's cherished pet, and the envy of all the other girls. What can be done when there's just not enough hound to go around?

  • ROLL OF THUNDER - HEAR MY CRY

    Mildred D. Taylor

    • Puffin usa
    • 27 Novembre 2001

    The stunning repackage of a timeless Newbery Award Winner, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson! With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart. Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year--the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because she is black--to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan family's lifeblood. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride, for no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess soemthing no one can take away. '[Taylor] writes not with rancor or bitterness of indignities, but with pride, strength, and respect for humanity.'-- The New York Times Book Review 'The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat.'-- Booklist, starred review . Newbery Medal winner . A National Book Award Nominee . American Book Award Honor Book . An ALA Notable Book . A NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies . A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book

  • Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading Experience A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Jane Austen classic featuring a selection of recipes for tea-time treats by the one and only Martha Stewart! Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of a classic novel, featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. In this edition of Jane Austen's regency classic Pride and Prejudice, plan a fancy tea party or book club gathering with recipes for sweet confections and pastries. From maple glazed scones and delicate sugar and spice cake, to berry tartlets and French macaroons. Bring your friends and family together with a good meal and a good book! Book includes full, unabridged text of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice , interspersed with recipes, food photography, and special food artwork.

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