Here are details of the six special £1 (€1.50) Books created for World Book Day 2006.
You can redeem your £1 (€1.50) Book Token against these books at participating book retailers.
Here Comes Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs
By Ian Whybrow and Adrian Reynolds
Age Range: 3 years +
Published by Puffin Books
Here comes Harry with his bucketful of dinosaurs in this specially produced book
just for World Book Day 2006! Anyone who loves books as much as Harry loves his dinosaurs will
enjoy this one. Join in the brand new song about Harry’s adventures and learn all the dinosaurs’
names before tucking up in bed with them.
Rainbow Magic: Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy
By Daisy Meadows Illustrated by George Ripper
Age range: 5-7 years
Published by Orchard Books
Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy is very upset. Jack Frost has stolen
the magic Quill Pen from Fairyland and he’s rewriting all the fairytales so that they
end sadly! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Hannah get the magic pen back and save the Happy
Ever Afters? A fantastic new Rainbow Magic story especially for World Book Day.
How to Train Your Viking by Toothless the Dragon
Translated from the Dragonese by Cressida Cowell
Age range: 8-11 years
Published by Hodder Children’s Books
Toothless was the truly unremarkable dragon of the truly extraordinary
Viking Hero, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. But it wasn’t always like that .There was
a time when Hiccup was finding it hard to be a Hero, while Toothless was finding it even
harder to be a Hero’s dragon. Being disobedient and cheeky is not as easy as it looks -
here are Toothless’s tips on how to train your Viking!
The Mum Surprise
By Gwyneth Rees
Age range: 8 years +
Published by Macmillan Children’s Books
A funny and clever story starring the lovable Esmie, whose detective skills
prove handy against a suspected robber!
From the best-selling, award-winning author of THE MUM HUNT and FAIRY series.
The Stone Pilot
By Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
Age range: 10 years +
Published by Random House Children’s Books
An exclusive story, tracing the history of Maugin the Stone Pilot, who Twig meets
in STORMCHASER. Maugin is a trog, destined to change from a beautiful delicate creature into the
fearsomely impressive adult termagant at her first blooding, due very soon. But an ill-fated trip
above ground ends with her capture by Deepwoods slavers. Maugin’s subsequent sale to a terrifying
scientist could be the end of her - but for the actions of a young sky pirate, Quint Verginix. A
wonderful accompaniment to the series and a must for any Edge Chronicles fan.
By Darren Shan
Age range: 11 years +
Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books
Prepare to be spooked in this spine-tingling new story from the master of horror, Darren Shan!
"The boys and girls in the graveyard were shouting, but Koyasan no longer heard them.
The world had become a wide, grey void. She could hear deep rasping sounds, the breath of creatures
which had been human once but weren't any more."
All of the children like to play in the graveyard,
except Koyasan, who is too afraid to cross the bridge to play. But when her sister's soul is stolen
she must find the courage to enter a realm of evil, where she knows the spirits are waiting . . .