Can Phileas Fogg go round the world in eighty days? He doesn't know that somebody wants to stop him. Then Fogg will lose his bet, twenty thousand pounds!
At the Jolly Roger Hotel the guests appear to be relaxing in the sun. But when a beautiful woman is killed, there are many possible suspects. What can the motive be? Is there evil at work on the island? By chance, the great detective, Hercule Poirot is also a guest. Can he solve the mystery?
Young Mico is a slave in a big house in Pompeii. His only friend is the house dog, Fortunatus. One quiet summer day, Fortunatus suddenly runs away. He takes Mico with him. What does the dog know? What is he afraid of? Is it, perhaps, the mountain behind the town?
Every four years the best athletes - runners, swimmers, boxers, gynnasts and more - come together to compete in the biggest sports competition in the world. In this book you can learn all about the Olympic Games and their history. Who were the greatest competitors ever and what are the stories behind their success?
Don Quixote wants a different life, so he leaves his village with Sancho Panza. The two men want to be a knight and his squire from an earlier age. Will they find adventures? Will they be famous? Will they change the world? This is their story.
Charles Dickens is one of Britain's greatest writers. His novels have been popular around the world for more than 150 years. Through his writing he fought for better conditions for children and the poor, but most of all he is remembered today for his wonderful stories and his unforgettable characters.
James and Chantal are enjoying an evening of magic at the Blue Cat Club. Merlin the magician is clever and his tricks are exciting – but are they dangerous too?
Per and Nina are on holiday in the country. They find a strange Viking cup in a dark forest. The cup is very old and interesting. But now there is a strange man at the hotel and Per is afraid.