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Geek Drama

Author: Holly Smale

Part of a series: Geek Girl

Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books (2015)

Harriet Manners knows many things: e.g. that Shakespeare invented 1,700 words, including 'puking', 'assassination', and 'eyeball' and that a raindrop that falls into the Thames will pass through the bodies of eight people before it reaches the sea. She also knows just how badly auditions can go, especially when you're a model. But she has no idea what to do when arch-nemesis Alexa decides the school play is the perfect opportunity to humiliate her ...

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Geekhood: Close Encounters Of A Girl Kind

Author: Andy Robb

Publisher: Stripes Publishing (2012)

Fourteen-year-old Archie is a Geek to his core. In the world of role-playing games, he's a Level 5 Mage, capable of summoning the Undead. In this world, things are rather different. With no rule book to navigate Life's Big Challenges - warring parents, a crass step-father, orc-like school bullies and rubbish hair - he's teetering on the brink... Then a Beautiful Girl appears in his Geeky world... Despite the fact that the closest he's come to an encounter with a girl is painting an Elven miniature, Archie embarks on a Daring Quest to win her heart. Geek meets girl...what could possibly go right?

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Geordie's Mingin Medicine

Authors: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, Matthew Fitt

Publisher: Itchy Coo (2007)

Geordie's grannie is a crabbit auld grumph. As far as she's concerned, Geordie can do nothing right. But, when the time comes for him tae bring her medicine, Geordie decides tae give her a mingin brew of his own recipe. SCOTS EDITION

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George's Marvellous Medicine

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Puffin Books (2010)

"George's Marvellous Medicine" is one of Roald Dahl's most brilliant tales of naughtiness. Most grandmas are kind and helpful ladies. Not George's grandma. She's a grumpy and grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson. So when it's time for her medicine, George concocts a bubbling, frothing, marvellous mixture, which is guaranteed to send her through the roof...

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Author: Larry Milne

Publisher: Coronet (1984)

Who yu gonna call? Kicked out of Columbia University because of their shoddy research methods, Doctors Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz and Egon Spengler go into business under the name of Ghostbusters just as an epidemic of ghouls descends on New York City. With homemade machines to zap and trap ectoplasmic visitors from the netherworld, the Three Stooges of parapsychology are off to their geigercounters in extra-terrestrial disturbances.

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Going To A Party

Author: Anne Civardi

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree: First Experiences with Biff, Chip and Kipper

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd (2005)

This book is designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Each title features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. This book is an ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences.

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Gran, Gran!

Author: Roderick Hunt

Part of a series: Rhyme and Analogy

Publisher: Oxford University Press (1996)

Can you stop a Gran who loves to shop?

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Author: Anthony Horowitz

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd (2015)

Joe Warden isn’t happy. He has rich, uncaring parents and he's virtually a prisoner in the huge family mansion, Thattlebee Hall. But his real problem is his granny. Not only is she physically repulsive and unbelievably mean, but she seems to have some secret plan – and that plan involves him.

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Green Eggs And Ham

Author: Dr Seuss

Part of a series: Dr Seuss Green Back Book

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books (2003)

When Sam-I-am persits in pestering a grumpy grouch to eat a plate of green eggs and ham, perseverance wins the day, teaching us all that we cannot know what we like until we have tried it!

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Grubtown Tales - The Great Pasta Disaster

Author: Philip Ardagh

Publisher: Faber And Faber (2010)

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Grubtown where the mayor, Flabby Gomez, is knitting himself a new house and the chief of police, Grabby Hanson, is forever taking things (though he always gives them back, and often arrests himself). It's a bonkers town where EVERYONE loves ducks except, of course, for the duck-hating Fox family, and where floppy lettuce can lead to MASSIVE explosions packing a pasta punch! Join Jilly Cheeter and her best friend Mango Claptrap as they wade their way through the silliest of tomato-sauce soaked mysteries!

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