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About Liz Kessler
Liz Kessler studied English at Loughborough University, has worked as a teacher and a journalist and has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. After taking a year off to travel around Europe in a camper van, Liz now lives in Cornwall.
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Emily is delighted when her family returns to Brightport, but their attempts to follow Neptune's orders to bring humans and merfolk together seem doomed.
Thrown out of mermaid school and scorned by her old enemy, Mandy Rushton, Emily goes in search of the lost sirens who were banished by Neptune to a top secret undersea cavern.
Only when she uncovers the sirens' true story can she put the pieces of her own life back together.
A magical adventure, featuring the power of friendship and told with Liz's characteristic warmth and lightness of touch.
Emily Windsnap is thrilled to arrive at her new home - a secret island near the Bermuda Triangle where humans and merfolk live together, and where being a girl who grows a tail as soon as she enters the water isn't a problem. But, being Emily, she can't resist exploring forbidden places, and, as a result, she inadvertently wakes the kraken - the legendary sea monster that has been asleep for two hundred years!
Emily tries to undo the damage as the kraken's terrifying tentacles rise from the deep!
Mermaid magic and a fabulous adventure focused on the power of friendship make this a real page-turner.
The brand new ninth book in the five-million-copy-selling Emily Windsnap series by Liz Kessler. Bubbling with magic, fun, friendship and oceans of adventure.
Emily Windsnap has returned home to Brightport, but she can't help but miss the fantastical adventures she's been having on pirates ships and tropical islands. And Brightport isn't exactly welcoming her home either - in fact, her best friend Mandy doesn't seem at all happy to see her. At least she has a new wishing stone, which will grant her three wishes, to help make things better.
But whatever Emily wishes seems to end badly... When she wishes for things to improve in Brightport, it has terrible consequences for her mermaid friends in the ocean. And when when she wishes for the ocean to be kept safe, life on land becomes impossible.
Can Emily work out how to use the final wish in a way that will save the future for land, sea, and all her friends?
Feisty girls take to the helm of a pirate ship in this new Emily Windsnap adventure! Ordinary girl on land, magical mermaid in water... Bubbling with magic, fun, friendship and oceans of adventure. A must-read for girls aged 8+.
When Emily Windsnap's boyfriend Aaron is captured by pirates there's only one option - join a rival pirate crew and persuade them to help rescue him. The Pirate Prince agrees, as long as Emily assists in finding the Trident's Treasure first.
But as if boarding a pirate ship weren't dangerous enough, Emily soon discovers that pirates hate mermaids. If her true identity is revealed, her life - and Aaron's - will be at risk.
How will Emily keep her secret when the only way to win the treasure is by turning into a mermaid?
Welcome back to the world of Emily Windsnap!
Emily's adventures have been captivating fans for more than ten years, and this is the eagerly awaited seventh book in the bestselling series.
Welcome back to the world of Emily Windsnap!
A school trip to a beautiful island plunges Emily and her friends into a new adventure. What is the secret of the mysterious ship that sometimes appears on the horizon, and does the answer lie in the lost city of Atlantis?
Emily's adventures have been captivating fans for more than ten years, and this is the eagerly awaited sixth book in the bestselling series.
Emily and Aaron are sent on a top secret mission by King Neptune. The king has been having nightmares he doesn't understand and he knows only that Emily and Aaron must go to the Land of the Midnight Sun to avoid catastrophe. But when the friends arrive in this icy world of mountains and glaciers, they uncover a mystery more dangerous than they ever imagined.
A magical adventure about the power of friendship.
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The magic ring that Emily Windsnap - half mermaid, half ordinary girl - finds buried in the sand belongs to Neptune, and he wants it back. But the ring, once on, won't come off, and an angry Neptune sends Emily's boat spinning away across the sea. When it comes to rest, she and her best friend, Shona, can see a mysterious castle shimmering in the mist on the horizon...
Another magical adventure full of fun and friendship!
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After his pendant goes missing, semi-mer Aaron and his friends discover a family secret in this early reader based on the New York Times best-selling Emily Windsnap novels.
Aaron wishes he were special like his best friends, Emily Windsnap and Shona Silkfin, but nothing exciting ever happens at his castle in the middle of the ocean. That is, until a massive, mysterious ship docks at the castle and all the crew members are suspiciously interested in Aaron’s trident pendant. One even asks to take a closer look at it . . . then doesn’t give it back! Luckily, Emily and Shona are there to help, swimming to the ship with Aaron to retrieve his stolen keepsake. But once onboard, Aaron is shocked to discover the royal meaning behind it. Based on the New York Times best-selling series by Liz Kessler, this newest underwater story for young readers promises mystery, adventure, and—as Aaron comes to realize—the most special thing of all: friendship.
Über die Hoffnung in dunkelsten Zeiten
Wien, 1936. Drei Freunde – Leo, Elsa und Max – verbringen einen perfekten Tag auf dem Jahrmarkt zusammen. Ein Foto, aufgenommen im Riesenrad des Praters, wird sie immer an diesen Moment der Freude und der Leichtigkeit erinnern. Die ganze Welt scheint ihnen zu gehören! Doch bald darauf versinkt diese Welt um sie herum in Dunkelheit und reißt sie grausam auseinander.
Leo muss sich auf die Hilfe von Fremden verlassen, um der wachsenden Bedrohung für Juden zu entfliehen.
Elsa wird wie Leo verachtet, einfach weil sie ist, wer sie ist. Wo kann sie noch sicher sein?
Max stellt plötzlich fest, dass erTeil der Gefahr ist, der seine Freunde so verzweifelt zu entkommen versuchen.
Inspiriert von einer wahren Geschichte erzählt Bestsellerautorin Liz Kessler in ihrem bisher persönlichsten Buch, wie Freundschaft und Liebe auch in dunkelsten Zeiten das Gute im Menschen aufrechterhalten.
+ Für Leser von »Der Junge im gestreiften Pyjama«, »Die Bücherdiebin« oder »Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank«
+ Nach einer wahren Geschichte
+ Mit einem Vorwort der Autorin
Stimmen zur englischen Originalausgabe:
»Eine kraftvolle, düstere und bewegende Schilderung.« Financial Times
»Ein außergewöhnliches Buch.« The Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week
»Ich habe noch nie ein besseres Buch für Jugendliche über den Holocaust gelesen als dieses.« Charlotte Eyre, The Bookseller
Nominiert für den UKLA 2022 CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD
Introducing an exciting new line of readers that brings half-mermaid Emily Windsnap—star of the New York Times best-selling series—to a younger audience.
Even though she lives in a houseboat, Emily Windsnap doesn’t know how to swim. Her mother has always cautioned her to stay out of the water. But it’s hard to make friends at the beach when everyone else is having fun in the waves! So when swimming lessons start at school, Emily is excited to finally have the chance to learn. Standing beside the pool, she feels the water calling her, but when she jumps in, she gets a strange, kind of scary sensation . . . like her legs are stuck together. Eager to figure out what’s happening, Emily later dives into the sea. She gets that weird feeling again, but this time she looks down to see that her legs are gone—replaced by a shiny, beautiful tail!
Welcome to Emily’s Big Discovery, the first in a sparkling, charmingly illustrated series of readers. With a mermaid tail and an entire ocean awaiting her, Emily is eager to meet new friends and swim off on big adventures in this inviting new series for the younger set, based on the best-selling middle-grade series by Liz Kessler.
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‘An exceptional read’ The Sunday Times
‘Vital glimmers of hope enlighten this profoundly poignant book’ Guardian
A powerful and heart-breaking novel about three childhood friends living during the Second World War whose fates are closely intertwined, even when their lives take very different courses. Inspired by a true story, this is the perfect read for fans of The Book Thief and Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl.
Elsa, Leo and Max have always been best friends, a special team of three. Then the Nazis come.
As a growing darkness descends around them, Leo and Elsa run for their lives, taking two very different paths across Europe. And Max, once their closest friend, now becomes the enemy as he is drawn into the Hitler Youth. Will the friends ever find their way back to each other? Will they want to?
Inspired by a true story, WHEN THE WORLD WAS OURS is an extraordinary novel that is as powerful as it is heartbreaking, and shows how the bonds of love, family and friendship allow glimmers of hope to flourish, even in the most hopeless of times.
Three friends. Two sides. One memory.
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