Known world-wide as the painter of the Mona Lisa, for designs of flying machines and for his studies of the human body. He brought his scientific and artistic abilities together so successfully that he is as famous now, five hundred years after his death, as in his lifetime.
Holly and her brother, go to Barcelona to see a football match. Before the match, Holly hopes to do some sightseeing, but the boys are only interested in the funfair. Then Holly's bag disappears - and she gets to see more of Barcelona than she expected.
There are two important things in young Nelson's life, running and his Granny Sarah. Trainer Ken wants Nelson to be a famous runner. Can Nelson run for his country at the Olympic Games? And does he remember his promise to his grandmother?
Read about the strangest things in the Universe - other worlds, strange objects and peculiar happening. How much do you believe? Encounter the evidence and make up your own mind.
A blind musician plays to the spirits of the dead. A priest is attacked by heads that have left their bodies. An old man meets a woman who has no face. Read these and many more strange, ghostly stories from old Japan – and be afraid!
Nelson Mandela's life is the story of a country boy and his fight for the black people of South Africa. His struggle against apartheid led to twenty-seven years in jail. After he was freed in 1994, he went on to become the first black president of South Africa. The extraordinary story of a great man, a freedom fighter and one of the world's most important leaders.
Ten strangers are invited to an island off the Devon coast. Most are happy to be there. But then, very soon, one of them is dead. What is happening? Is it murder? Is the killer one of them – or the mysterious Mr Owen? And are the other guests in danger too?
Theseus is the son of Poseidon, the god of the sea, but he is the son of King Aegeus of Athenstoo. Every year the Minotaur eats people from Athens. Theseus is strong and angry, but he is only a young man. Can he kill the Minotaur?
Gabriel loves Silvia and is very disappointed when she chooses to go out with rich, handsome Marco instead of him. But that evening a terrible earthquake strikes the town and their lives are changed forever…
A moving and dramatic tale of love against the odds.