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Flying low over the reef, our pilot will show you the wonders that live beneath the sea as you search for sea turtles, manta rays and the interesting marine mammal, the dugong. You will marvel at the sheer size of coral displays that form part of the Great Barrier Reef. Experience the world's most beautiful rainforest experience. The Skyrail experience is a must do Cairns attraction spanning 7.

Night Fire is Tjapukai's signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people. Follow the Tjapukai warriors to a corroboree celebrating Aboriginal Dreamtime stories.

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You'll enjoy traditional Australian meats, seafood and an array of salads and desserts. Relax around the fire with the Tjapukai warriors where there is time for an intimate chat, an end to a night of cultural entertainment. Tropical North Queensland awaits on this memorable day trip that combines the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the world-famous Kuranda Scenic Railway. Walk in the footsteps of the Australia's early convicts, mischievous gangs and locals of the past as you share a drink in four of Sydney's oldest pubs.

Between watering holes, your guide will take you through the alleys and cobbled streets of The Rocks as they share the gossip, legends and stories of Australia's first European settlement. Learn about the fight for the title 'Sydney's Oldest Pub', what is the 6 O'clock Swill, how beer quelled the rum rebellion, and more stories, myths, and legends that you can pack into two and a half hours of fun. Enjoy a memorable experience with excellent cuisine and incomparable views from atop the famous Sydney Tower. Take a climb over the famous arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for a birds' eye view of the iconic city of Sydney.

Discover Australia's oldest wine-producing area on this exceptional, full-day excursion to the Hunter Valley. Take a walk on the wild side on this amazing discovery of Australia's incredible sealife and wildlife. Join us for an excursion to the famed Blue Mountains, a journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the Tasman Terminal Lake and get a bird's-eye view of the Hochstetter Icefall before landing on the blue ice and moraine rocks of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier.

Bask in the incredible vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook National Park-the scenery and experience are simply beyond expectation! Take a spectacular jet boat journey along the Dart's ever-changing braided river system. Awe-inspiring surroundings include breathtaking snowcapped mountains, ancient native forest, waterfalls, and glacial valleys frozen in time.

Your excursion includes an easy guided walk through the Heritage Trail at Paradise, where your knowledgeable guide will enhance your experience with informative and entertaining commentary about the ancient native beech forest, the unique fauna, amazing history, and fascinating Maori legends. You'll also ride aboard a 4WD coach along a scenic backroad route to view scenery that has formed the epic backdrop for Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings movies.

KJet offers 60 minutes of unforgettable thrills, spins and exhilaration across three waterways in one of the world's most stunning locations. Take this tour and experience the true flavor of the local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. See Queenstown's most famous and iconic mountain range from one mile high. This "Remarkable" excursion takes you towards the South Eastern shores of Lake Wakatipu where the Remarkables stand tall over Queenstown - one of only two Mountain ranges in the world that run directly North to South.

Soar straight to the top and take in the views of the incredible alpine environment. On the top, we make a landing and shutdown the helicopter to allow you to take in the grandeur scale of the Wakatipu Basin. Take the ultimate photograph, breathe in the southern fresh air and you may even be lucky enough to enjoy some fresh snow. From there, your helicopter will take off and make its way back to base, showing off the picturesque scenery of Queenstown on the way down.

Discover the beauty of Arrowton and Wanaka with a half day tour exploring these stunning towns. Experience Arrowtown's charming streets, journey over the Crown Range New Zealand's highest main road , and learn the histiory of the area and take in breathtaking view at every turn. Near the northeast coast of the North Island is Mount Tarawera, the volcano whose massive eruption in destroyed the famed Pink and White Terraces and buried three Maori villages.

This exciting flight-seeing excursion includes the thrill of a water take-off and landing on Rotorua Lake. Get a unique view of Rotorua's geothermal wonders on this fun excursion by Duck! Discover historic sights, Maori culture, and incredible natural beauty on this sightseeing adventure aboard a WWII amphibious vehicle that travels on both land and water.

Soar along year-old Mamaku Forest on New Zealand's only native forest zipline canopy tour. Set in a 1,acre forest, this 3-hour adventure combines heart-racing fun and pristine natural beauty as you switch between six zipline cables suspended 72 feet above the ground. Keep your eyes open for bellbirds, whiteheads, fantails, and many other native bird species.

This is an experience of a lifetime! Experience New Zealand "Kiwi" hospitality and a traditional 3-course dinner on this authentic New Zealand dining experience. The TreeWalk consists of 21 suspension bridges traversing between 22 Californian coastal redwoods. It gives walkers a unique view of the native undergrowth below from up to 12 meters 40 feet above the ground. The TreeWalk allows plenty of time to appreciate the beauty of the forest that is quite different from what you experience on the ground. In the evening, the forest and ferns are illuminated by 30 suspended lanterns designed by David Trubridge and multiple colored spot lights.

A truly unique night time experience! These Know Before You Go travel tips are designed with you in mind, with helpful hints to help you prepare for and enjoy your escorted vacation. With Globus, you benefit from our experience. The Great Ocean Road Experience this majestic coastal drive in style, with time to relax and fully appreciate the wonders of this world famous route.

Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour with Lunch Discover just what makes Melbourne so enchanting on this excursion that reveals the city's hidden gems. With exciting photographs, diagrams, cartoon illustrations and a fold-out map of an F1 race track, this book reveals the secrets of speed, from how an engine works to what happens at a pit stop. Includes internet links to exciting websites with virtual tours, championships and Grand Prix information.

A young city rat runs away to join the rats of NIMH in their new home and hopes to prove his worth to them. Radio Boy When Spike gets fired from hospital radio, he decides to launch his own show from a makeshift studio in his dad's shed, under the secret identity of Radio Boy. Spike quickly becomes an underground hit. But will he handle his newfound fame well? Is calling a homework strike a good idea? Will he impress Katherine Hamilton, the girl he wants to marry?

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Can he keep his identity a secret? The answers to these questions are inside this book. Radio boy and the revenge of Grandad Radio Boy, Spike Hughes continues to broadcast to the world from his garden shed.

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When Grandad Ray comes to stay Spike invites him to join the radio show and he is an instant hit with the listeners, at first. Railway children, The A middle class family, living in London at the end of the eighteenth century, falls on hard times when their father unexpectedly goes away. They move to a simple cottage in the country where they befriend the local railway porter who goes by the name of Perks. The children have exciting adventures around the railway but the mystery about their father remains. Rain May and Captain Daniel Rain May and her mum escape their old inner-city life for a dream house in the country.

There are more than a few surprises in store like discovering a platypus or the fun of befriending eleven year old, Captain Daniel, who lives next door. Rainbow bird An unseen, unnamed narrator takes us on a journey through fear, uncertainty and despair to hope. The book was created by a fourteen year old girl, whose inspiration came from conversations with her grandfather about his trips to Port Augusta's detention centre for refugees and asylum seekers. Rainbow Valley Anne Shirley has married Gilbert and now is the mother of six mischievous children.

The children discover a special place all their own, but they never dream of what will happen when a strange family moves nearby. Rainforests of Australia Colourful photographs highlight this book about the ecology of Australian rainforests. Raising the bar Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend, the best out of eight sports. They have done surfing, cricket, tennis and football and now the kids are ready for a new round. Ramona the pest Ramona can't understand how she upsets people when she really doesn't mean to be a pest.

Ramose and the tomb robbers Ramose has been kidnapped by tomb robbers. He will need all the luck of the gods if he is to return as Pharaoh. Ramose series Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Ramose: prince in exile Someone tries to kill Prince Ramose. If they think he is dead, he will be safe. He lives in disguise, but will this pampered, selfish prince survive. Ramose: sting of the scorpion Ramose is on the run. He has been living in disguise, travelling back to the royal palace where he hopes to regain his place as heir to the throne of Egypt.

Ramose may be close to becoming Pharoah but his journey could end with the sting of a scorpion. Ramose: the wrath of Ra Everyone has turned against Ramose and someone is trying to kill him. He must escape from the rebels. He needs to find someone willing to help him. Randall's wall Randall has found that by building an invisible wall he can protect himself from the judgements of his classmates and his many problems at home.

Inside his wall, he can dream and forget about his real life. Living in a house with no running water means Randall can't bathe so he is teased for smelling. One day, Randall makes a friend and slowly, frighteningly, his wall begins to crumble. Ranger in Danger series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.

Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen. Rania: this is the book of you The ghost girl has messages just for Rania, if only she could work out what they mean. Rania works hard at school, has great friends and is happy with her life. Rania is delighted when her favourite cousin joins her at school but now Andrea seems to be competing with her. There is so much going on that Rania struggles to know just what to do first. Raps 4 little fullas Raps and chants of appeal to Aboriginal children, written by Indigenous Australians.

Rapunzel's revenge A fun reworking of the Rapunzel fairy tale that boasts a strong-willed, plucky heroine in an Old West setting.

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Expect oodles of hair-braid-lassoing as Punzie takes on the bad dudes and even finds the time to fall in love. Graphic novel. Rare beasts Dark comedy results when abandoned twins get busy with some torturous tricks. Masterminding mischief and creating chaos are the order of the day for this nasty pair.

Their plans are unpleasantly humorous and spiced with suspense. Ratburger Things are not looking good for Zoe. Her stepmother, Sheila, is so lazy, she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her. The school bully, Tina Trotts, makes her life a miser, mainly by flobbing on her head. And, now, the evil Burt from Burt's Burgers is after her pet rat. I wonder what he wants it for. Rats of NIMH series Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Raven Lucas series Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books.

Raven Lucas: Chinese whispers Raven's dad is still missing and the search is taking her to Malaysia. An attempted theft, intruders and a boat ride into dangerous waters can not stop Raven from learning the truth about what happened to her dad. But, the clues don't add up and Raven knows now that her father had dangerous enemies.

A journalist with a grudge, a relentless relative, kidnapping, threats and a mysterious car crash add to the threats. Raven needs all of her courage and ingenuity to follow the trail where it leads. Especially when any step could be dead wrong. Raven Lucas: Missing Raven Lucas used to have a normal life until her father disappeared under suspicious circumstances. The police aren't interested in Raven's theories, her mother is slowly sinking into another nervous breakdown and Raven's uncle, her father's business partner, is getting a little too close to the family.

With the help of her friends, Raven starts searching for clues and discovers how little she knows about her dad. Raven's mountain Raven's mother remarries and her new stepfather decides to take Raven and her older sister camping. They go to the mountain of his childhood and Raven is the first to climb to the peak. It's here that things go terribly wrong. The rock under Raven's feet cracks and she falls, crashing down over the edge of the cliff. When she finally comes to, no one answers Raven's calls. Raymie Nightingale When her father abandons the family, young Raymie Clarke hatches a plan.

To gain her dad's approval and immediate return, she'll enter and win the Little Miss Central Florida Tyre competition. Raymie must do good deeds and learn to twirl a baton. She must also contend with the frequently fainting Louisiana and the fiery Beverley. As the competition approaches, loneliness, loss and unanswerable questions draw them into an unlikely friendship, and challenge each girl to come to the rescue in unexpected ways. Ready, set, go Discover why humans make such good long-distance runners and how the body stores energy and uses muscles. Find out about the ypes of running races and some racing heroes.

Real thing, The Only three people in the entire world know the secret formula for Coca-Cola. So, when all three are kidnapped, the extaordinary abilities of Fizzer Boyd must be used to search for the missing recipe. Really nearly deadly canoe ride, The Shiny-boy Diamond and his mate, Pod, have been given an old Canadian canoe, the Wolverine. They decide to canoe from Sockby all the way down to the sea but didn't count on revolting rubbish traps, killer rapids, freaky whirlpools and a container ship ten storeys high.

Really really epic mini-bike ride, The Pete 'Pod' Podlewski with the bad haircut and his mate, 'Shiny-Boy' Diamond from the wrong side of the tracks, ride their illegal mini-bikes to the end of the disused railway line in search of adventure and girls. Some strong language in context. Really really high diving tower, The Shiny boy and Pod, spend a lot of time at the pool talking, dreaming, making funny remarks to each other about other people who use the pool and trying to impress girls.

They often get into trouble with the pool boss for doing silly things. Rebel voices: the rise of votes for women Published in to mark the anniversary of Women's right to vote in United Kingdom, this incredibly crafted book documents the story of women's right to vote around the world. From New Zealand to Saudi Arabia women and their voices have risen up and united to demand the right to "a voice and a choice". Reconciliation in Australia seeries Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.

Reconciliation in schools Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. The book is presented by an Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian, each of whom has a special association with the topic. Reconciliation in society Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia.

Reconciliation in sports Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. Reconciliation in the arts Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. The book is presented by an Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian, each of whom has a special association with the Arts.

Reconciliation in the environment and health Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. Reconciliation journey, The Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. Red Red can't remember the cyclone, doesn't remember her name, where she lived or who her parents are. Is there anyone left in Sydney she can trust to help her discover who she is and why she needs to get to Melbourne so urgently.

Red devil down For Napoleon, going to the library has never been so much fun and he's off to collect information from another great battle. He's supposed to be finding out who shot down the famous German World War One pilot, the Red Baron, but, instead, finds himself trying to convince a trigger-happy sergeant that he's not a spy.

He even gets to try to outrun a German jeep on a rickety, old motorbike, all before the actual mission has even begun. Niya is washed up on a deserted beach, fearing that his friends may all be dead. He is reunited with Chen, but the other Little Cockroaches are nowhere to be found. Niya and Chen soon learn there is only one path their friends would have taken.

It leads through the dangerous jungle to the decaying temple city of Angkor. Who has survived? Will the samurai kids ever be the same again? Red pencil, The Twelve year old Amira's dream is to go to school. But, life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the terrifying Janjaweed militia arrives. They burn her village and unleash unspeakable horrors. Amira needs to find the strength to make the long journey, on foot, to a refugee camp.

Life is tough at the camp until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind and all kinds of possibilities. Verse novel about real events. Red piano, The For one young girl, a resident of a labour camp, a run-down, old piano brings some humanity into her life and to a system that has none. Each night, she bravely steals away to play on the battered instrument and, sheet by sheet, she gradually assembles, then copies, the music.

One night, she is caught at the piano. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's land, Jim is shot and finds himself face to face with an enemy soldier. Red samurai Roxy is the White Warrior. She has a crush she is keeping secret, the school bully to deal with plus there is her older sister. Differences between Roxy and Elecktra are easily seen and sibling rivalry becomes a catalyst for what is to come, affecting the immediate family but also the ninja and samurai community.

There is an enemy lurking and it soon becomes clear that the White Warrior is about to meet her match. Red wind, The Every year, Zluty journeys to the great forest while his brother, Bily, stays to tend their desert home. And every year, Zluty returns with exciting tales of his adventures. But, when a devastating red wind sweeps across the land, destroying everything in its path, each brother must fight for his survival. Redback mansion A collection of well-crafted literary poems with a rural theme. Redwall: the graphic novel A black and white, beautifully illustrated rendition of the classic story.

Mathias, the young and clumsy field mouse, must take the place of Martin the Warrior and save Redwall Abbey from the vicious rats. Lead by Cluny the Scourge, the rats prove to be devious and merciless enemies and there will be great battles and much sadness before the end. Reef superstar In a wondrous world deep within a coral reef, sea creatures assemble for a contest.

Each creature has a special skill or a magic trick to display. Find out who wins the contest to become reef superstar. Reflections of a solitary hamster Meet Hamster, completely self-obsessed and passionate about waffles. Join him and his friends, kindly Mole, diffident Hedgehog, selflessly generous Snail and super-confident Rabbit as they prepare for a celebration, set to change everybody's lives.

A deceptively simple book includes philosophical musings on life. They have been there for decades but a developer is working to have the fair and the Bonhoffen's removed. Remember me A diary is a good way to get rid of the worries that clutter your mind. Amber needs a diary because her life is getting confusing. Her mum has remarried. Nothing feels the way it should any more, and nothing is ever simple. Replay Leo, a quiet boy nicknamed Sardine because he's the middle child in a boisterous family, is cast in the school play as an old woman.

He discovers the journal his father kept at thirteen and finds out there's more to dad than he ever knew. Reptile room, The The Baudelaire orphans find their kind Uncle Monty, with whom they would love to live. The Baudelaires find they need to be wary of Count Olaf. Reptiles Outstanding colour photography with clearly written text presented as informative captions and key paragraphs, on a double page spread for each reptile. Lots of Australian reptiles are featured.

Return of the Indian Omri can't resist bringing the small people back to life again. But, when the cupboard door opens, Omri finds Little Bull unconscious. As Omri tries to help him, he faces the terrifying responsibility of power , the power of life and death. Return of the mummy After last year's scary adventure Gabe's a little nervous about being back in Egypt.

Back near the ancient pyramids. Back where he saw all those creepy mummies. Then he learns about an Egyptian superstition.

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A secret chant that is supposed to bring mummies back to life. Gabe's uncle says it's just a hoax. Return to Del Lief, Bard and Jasmine must find the heir to the kingdom's throne. But the heir has been in deepest hiding from birth and only the Belt can reveal the hiding place. This special interactive adventure is a sequel to Goosebumps A Night in Terror Tower--extended into a create-your-own, fright-filled time trek to the Middle Ages. Return to the carnival of horrors A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You escaped the first time.

But Big Al, the evil carnival manager, wants your second visit to last forever! You've got to get out there--before midnight. If you win three midway games, you have a chance. But the games are horrifyingly hard. Like Q Quest. If you pick the wrong number, the penalty will really blow you away! Maybe you should look for a way out on the rides. But watch out for the Roller Ghoster.

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It's a steer-yourself roller coaster--filled with ghosts! Revenge of the body squeezers A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Jack Archer, hero of Invasion of the Body Squeezers, is back in a nonstop chiller about blue aliens and their dreaded "body squeezer" device. The big squeeze scrunches a person down to tennis-ball size and this time you're part of the action Revenge of the lawn gnomes Two pink flamingos.

A whole family of plaster skunks. Joe Burton's dad loves those tacky lawn ornaments. But then he brings home two ugly lawn gnomes.

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And that's when the trouble starts. Late at night, When everyone's asleep. Someone's creeping in the garden. Whispering nasty things. Smashing melons. Squashing tomatoes. No way two dumb old lawn ornaments could be causing all the trouble? Is there? Revenge of the living dummy The thrill ride begins when year-old Britney Crosby encounters an old ventriloquist's dummy with a lively secret--and a wicked plan.

Just when she thinks the nightmare is over, Britney receives an invitation to an amusement park where everything is not as it seems. Who--or what--is summoning ordinary kids to HorrorLand? Britney and her friends must find out fast--or remain trapped forever in the scariest place on Earth. Revolting rhymes Quite gory but always funny, classic tales retold in a collection for those who love their fairy tales with a satirical, and worldly twist. Meet Cinderella, a young woman who wants to marry a nice, ordinary man and Goldilocks, the house-breaker.

Find out about a knitting needle ninja, a violin that comes to life, a cat with many names, a love that cannot be bought, an alien invasion and so much more. From humour to horror, thriller to fantasy, encompassing the past, the present and the future. Richard Hammond's blast lab Over thirty really cool experiments from the man who loves fast cars and all things scientific, Top Gear's Richard Hammond.

Try these experiments at home but note that some require adult supervision. The book gives practical advice on which ones and how to proceed. Richard III: a Shakespeare story Richard 3 was an unpopular king, and this tale explores how he gained, then lost, power during his reign. This series gives young readers the chance to discover Shakespeare for themselves.

Also included are useful notes on the themes within the stories and a background to the Globe Theatre. Overeager newshound Pollo di Nozi points her finger his way and Benson skips town, hitching a ride on a sheep truck. But, when Pollo and her best mate, Will, realise who the real culprit is, they set off to track down Benson to convince him he is not the hopeless scumbag he's come to believe himself to be. Riddle Gully secrets Junior reporter, Pollo di Nozi, is on the lookout for another juicy news story.

When she and her friend, Will, come across two strange campers, they are off to solve a mystery. Unravelling hidden treasure, cunning crooks, mistaken identities and mysterious disappearances might just be Pollo's greatest ever challenge. Riddle Gully series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.

Riddle of the Trumpalar When two children want to save the Moreton Bay fig tree in their local park, they are taken back in time to colonial days. Ride, Ricardo, ride Ricardo loved to ride his bike through the village. He rode every day, under endless skies, quiet and clear. But, then, the shadows came and changed Ricardo's life. Ridiculous story, A A fantastic collection of funny stories about a pirate ship, a singing spider, a dancing cat, a sugar fairy, a widow who was mistaken for a witch and many more unlikely characters.

Riding Lucinda Green, professional horsewoman, eventer and TV commentator, presents an in-depth beginner's guide to the secrets of riding, from choosing a riding school and mounting for the first time to competing in a show and saddling up. Rif and the riddle After the death of a prime bull which belongs to the village, young Rif is in big trouble. Rif and his grandfather were supposed to be guarding the bull but they went fishing instead.

In his quest to make things right, Rif must face a mountain troll, a pair of tricksters, a terrifying dog and a very tough riddle. Rilla of Ingleside Undreamed-of challenges await Rilla when the world of Ingleside becomes endangered by a far-off war. Her brothers go off to fight, and Rilla brings home an orphaned newborn in a soup tureen. Ring of bright water Set in the wilds of Scotland, this story follows the adventures of Mijbil, an adorable and mischievous otter.

Ripley's human body: believe it or not Explicit diagrams and quirky pictures all contribute to bring us information about the capability of the human body and some of the more unusual things humans have done. Find out how fast your blood flows, and what happens inside your head. Ripley's mighty machines: believe it or not Eye catching and fun filled way of looking at a factual book on Mighty Machines.

Unbelievable stories and images, mixed with core information, are presented to answer such questions as what are wacky racers and are robots real. Ripley's space: believe it or not Eye catching and fun filled way of looking at a traditional factual book on Space. Stories and images, mixed with core information, are presented to answer such questions as how high can you jump on the moon or what is life like in space. From black holes to space junk to aliens, there is something for everyone.

Ripley's twists series Interesting facts about all manner of things - believe it or not. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles. Ripley's wild animals: believe it or not Eye catching and fun filled way of looking at a traditional factual book on wild animals. Unbelievable stories and images, mixed with core information, are presented to answer such questions as how animals solve problems and which animals are extreme survivors.

They are, in fact, stinking rich with plans to put the money to good use. Others, of course, have different ideas. All the questions are revealed. Rising star I've had a luxury limo ride and booked into the International resort but I'm worried about Coco Lamont, dance steps and hair gel. Rivertime A boy and his Uncle Egg are on a paddling trip down an Australian river. They come across a swimming wallaby, a crashing koala and some friendly campers. Road to Goonong The road to Goonong was just a pair of wheel tracks, packed down by buggies and drays that had travelled that way.

Our farm, Goonong, was at the end of the road. We had beef and dairy cattle, and plenty of room to play and ride horses. It was a time when timber-cutters felled big ironbarks and blacksmiths' hammers rang out from the forge. The skies were always blue and rain was scarce. Road to Ratenburg, The Fleeing from their home in an abandoned building as it is demolished, Spinnaker Rat, his wife and four young begin a search for the legendary Ratenburg, a place where it's said rats can live in peace and comfort. But, only if they can survive the perils of the journey. The rats must rely on each other, making the most of each animal's strengths and understanding individual limitations.

And, Spinnaker Rat, the father, learns more than he expected. Daffy is determined to do something to help in the war effort and finds herself in the mud and horror of the battlefields of France amongst the dead and wounded. She drives an ambulance, transports the wounded from the trenches and searches for her lost brother.

Robe of skulls, The All is not well in the crumbling castle high above the mountain village of Fracture. The sorceress, Lady Lamorna, has her heart set on a new, very expensive robe. To get the cash, she will stop at nothing, including kidnapping, blackmail and more than a little black magic. But she reckons without some heroic, gallant and wicked folk who want to stop her. Robin Hood Robin Hood's classic tales of daring-do in a delightfully aesthetic presentation. Robot Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies, from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings.

Read how robots perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides and even battle each other in combat. Robot riot Henry appears to be jealous of the fabulous new girl claiming she is a robot on a mission to destroy the world.