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Books with author Angela McAllister

  • Tide Turner

    Angela McAllister

    Hardcover (Orion Children's Books, June 1, 2006)
    Cal is a Silvertail. She never knew her mother, Sylla, and does not know that with her dying breath Sylla bequeathed her daughter the power of the Merrows - the means to battle an evil that threatens the entire ocean. When Cal meets Jake, a Creeper from the Overbreath, the two are drawn to one another. Cal, like the rest of the merfolk,is astounded when Jake is able to join them beneath the waves. Could he be the one that legend speaks of? The Tide Turner who will save their world? Time is not on their side as Cal and Jake seek the truth about themselves and their destiny...In an extraordinary adventure which spans gloomy caverns in the fathomless heart of the ocean, breathtaking chases by battalions of deadly marlin, from escaping the renegade Bloodfins, hiding among shoals of panicking silver tuna to flying over coral reefs on the wings of Cal's ray, Stinger, Angela McAllister has created a stunning underwater world, full of danger and excitement and a magical fantasy story steeped in mermaid lore,myth and legend. And never far away prowls Orcara, the terrifying sea witch, who has a secret of her own.
  • The Christmas Wish

    Angela McAllister

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 1, 1991)
    Tilly's Christmas wish comes true as she gets to help Santa deliver his presents.
  • Digory and the Lost King

    Angela McAllister, Ian Beck

    eBook (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Jan. 8, 2013)
    Since defeating a nasty dragon and becoming a knight, Digory has been quite happy living at Widget Castle, where he spends lots of time with his best friend, Princess Enid, playing the lute and writing beautiful songs.Unfortunately, King Widget's gone missing and Digory must be the one to find him. Full of jousting matches, fire-breathing baby dragons, a feisty princess, and a mysterious wizard, readers will love this delightful sequel to Digory the Dragon Slayer.
  • The Tortoise and the Hare: An Aesop's Fable

    Angela McAllister

    Hardcover (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, Feb. 1, 2002)
    Retells the race between the boastful rabbit and the slow, but steady turtle.
  • The Runaway

    Angela McAllister

    Paperback (Orion Children's Books, Oct. 1, 2011)
    In an atmospheric tale of the unexpected set in the 19th century, a runaway girl hides in an abandoned house, the perfect place for secrets Megan, frightened and guilty, is running from everything she's ever known. When she arrives at what she believes to be a deserted mansion, she encounters the mysterious Marguerite—blind and despised, with only two silent, watchful owls to function as her companions and her eyes. Megan and Marguerite come to depend on one another. Theirs is a strange relationship, and the deserted, almost derelict house they inhabit holds many secrets. But always watching and waiting is Tom—biding his time, determined to bring this fragile world crashing down. With richly drawn characters and a well-plotted story, this is a haunting tale of loss and revenge, friendship, and the power of forgiveness.
  • London Through Time

    Angela McAllister, Nick Maland

    Hardcover (Frances Lincoln Children's Books, July 2, 2015)
    Follow one girl and boy on their adventure down a London street as they journey through time. As you open this concertina format, a continuous street scene unfolds, each of the panels takes you back to a different point in our capital's past. An key events panel and timeline woven into the illustrations at the bottom makes history visually accessible at a glace. Iconic and historic monuments including St Pauls, St Brides, Westminster, the London Eye and Trafalgar Square are included in street scenes that show how people lived in our city through the ages. Key time periods included are as follows:The Roman settlement; Medieval period (the black death); Tudor times (the invention of the printing press); The great fire of London; 1700s (the building of St Brides); Georgian London; Victorian times and the industrial age, Edwardian London (suffragettes and early cars); WW1 (soldiers marching down the streets); Between the wars; WW2 (The Blitz); The 1050s (black cabs and Routemasters appear); Elizabeth II's cornation; Modern day London in Trafalgar Sq.
  • Found You, Little Wombat!

    Angela McAllister, Charles Fuge

    Hardcover (Sterling, Oct. 1, 2003)
    As long as you have good friends, you'll never really be lost.Wombat is back in a followup to the bestselling Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball. The critically acclaimed artist Charles Fuge joins writer Angela McAllister to create a charmingly illustrated, deeply reassuring tale about getting lost and found again.An endearing little wombat and his friends love playing hide-and-seek--even though Wombat doesn't quite understand all the rules of the game. When it's his turn to seek, he hides once more, then calls out "Two, TEN" and opens his eyes. So Rabbit and Koala suggest he count 10 flowers and then search for them. But Wombat doesn't count the pink blossoms nearby; he wanders far away, over the hill, looking for yellow ones. Suddenly, the little animal realizes he's very, very alone...But you can always depend on friends-and mom--coming to the rescue.Cuddly, sweet-faced, and personality-filled animals in Fuge's inimitable style, plus a comforting story that kids will really empathize with, add up to a winning combination.
  • Enchanted Flute, The

    Angela McAllister

    Hardcover (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Aug. 1, 1991)
    A fussy and demanding queen discovers the unwelcome truth about herself when she insists that her daughter have an enchanted flute for a birthday present
  • Matepo

    McAllister Angela

    Paperback (ABC/The All Children's Co., March 15, 1990)
  • Big Yang and Little Yin


    Paperback (Gullane Children's Books, March 15, 2006)
    Big Yang and Little Yin are playing explorers. So Little Yin puts her snugly in her stroller, and they head off. But when Big Yang gets stuck in a tree, Little Yin must help him escape, and the adventure doesn't seem quite so fun anyone.
  • Jessie's Journey

    Angela McAllister

    Hardcover (Random House Value Publishing, Oct. 15, 1994)
  • Harry's Box

    Angela McAllister, Jenny Jones

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, June 4, 2003)
    Harry has helped his mother with the shopping:packing groceries in a box at the supermarket, and then unpacking it at home. She rewards him with the box once it's empty, and with it he and his faithful hound Wolfie spend an afternoon braving high seas and discovering undersea worlds, without ever going farther than their own backyard. In this charming and beautifully illustrated picture book, readers will enjoy Harry and Wolfie's fantastic adventures. The best toys need only a little imagination to bring them to life.