A lovely book for younger readers telling two Dinosaur Stories. Spotty the Dinosaur helps his friend who isn’t very well. In the second story, Deano the T Rex wakes up to find he has lost his ROAR. His friends, Spike, the Triceratops, Herbie the Herbivore Reggie, the T-Rex and Terry the Pterodactyl, rally round to try and help him get his ROAR back
The tenth book in Carol Dean’s Granny Ridley Series. Granny Ridley has lost her glasses, and Charlie her grandson is coming to visit. But an alien visits instead. An alien that has crash landed in her garden and loves flowers. Granny Ridley’s flowers. Without her glasses she doesn’t realise that she has taken an alien out for lunch. But others do, and they are scared. But not Granny Ridley. It’s just another day in Granny Ridley’s world.
The second book in Carol Dean’s Charlie Dryden Series. Charlie Dryden decides it’s best to get out from under his Mam’s feet at home otherwise he might get jobs to do. Little did he know that while investigating the outside of the very large West Park Manor, that he would find a note asking for his help. Nor does he realise how important that note turns out to be. Although the note just says “Help me!” Charlie feels he has to do something to find out who needs help. And he does with and unexpected turn of events.
The sixth book in the Charlie Dryden Series. Charlie Dryden and his friends and family love going to the local railway museum. But his convict friend Mr Lambert tries to warn Charlie off going as he knows there is something wrong at the museum. Undeterred Charlie decides to investigate and it’s not long before Charlie discovers that something stinks about the drains. But what and can he find the answers in time?
The seventh book in Carol Dean’s Granny Ridley Series. Granny Ridley, Brenda and Sylvia have been looking forward to their weekend away in a caravan in the countryside enjoying ‘Nature’ at its best. What they didn’t consider was the amount of ‘Nature’ they would have in a farmer’s field. And ‘Nature’ was in for a surprise too!
Author Carol Dean relates an adventure that she experienced while growing up on her family's chicken farm in central Maine. The Henhouse is the charming, instructive tale of a young girl who one day begs her father to let her help him care for the chickens. Once inside the big henhouse, though, young Carol is assaulted by sights, sounds, and smells — and agressive roosters — she had only guessed about before.
PC Polly has been persuaded to assist the local outdoor museum with an event they are holding. Her role is to work and dress as an old style female Police Officer would have done. After talking to her Mam, who used to be an Officer in the old days, PC Polly feels that she is well prepared to fill the role. But that’s not the case. If things can go wrong for PC Polly, then they will. But never on such a grand scale as this.
The eighth book in Carol Dean’s Granny Ridley Series. It’s Christmas Day. Whilst waiting for Granny Ridley to arrive, Jennifer her daughter, entertains the family with tales from Granny Ridley’s past. Who did throw that snowball at the Police? Who was that snow-woman? Granny Ridley’s not saying.