Speedy Simpson is the best at everything at Oompha Primary School, at least until Bebe LaMouche arrives. Bebe can swear better than anyone, and what's more, she always gets away with it. Desperate to outdo her, Speedy sets out to find the perfect swear word. When he does, he rolls it around in his mouth and his head until, finally having perfected it, Speedy can contain it no more and the word takes on a life of its own!
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
"Boils, blood and a burning fever - The black death has returned to London . . . As the dreaded sickness spreads through the city, striking down rich and poor alike, an unknown man arrives with a miracle cure. But when an assassin threatens the life of the city's new saviour, young apothecary Christopher Rowe and his faithful friend Tom must risk their lives to untangle another dark conspiracy. And when the plague strikes close to home, the stakes are raised higher than ever before . . . The breathtaking sequel to The Blackthorn Key - shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize."