The school you always dreamed of!
A class of quick-witted, quirky kids and a headmaster who will give you the heebie-jeebies.
A series penned with irresistible gusto by Book on a Tree’s popular children’s authors!
A dazzling array of tricks, gadgets and pranks, not to mention a barrel of laughs!
DEXTER DIDDLY AND HIS FANTASTIC BUT NAMELESS SOLUTION
A tap drips into the night. Dexter Diddly would like to get up and turn it off properly, but it feels so good under the covers… The next morning, however, HORROR! The city has flooded… and it’s all his fault!
BETTY BATTLES AND THE TOP OF THE CLASS
Betty Battles wants to be the best in class. Too bad that her classmate Benjie Betterman is the best at everything. Luckily, Betty has an idea: she will beat him in the cross-country race and she will do so… at any cost!
ALEXIA ALECK AND THE THEORY OF DREAMS
Alexia has a weird explanation for everything. For example, where do nightmares come from? Simple: from the old abandoned power plant! Her cousin isn’t convinced, but she is determined to prove her theory…
SIMON SPOTLESS AND THE ELECTRONIC BRAIN
Since deciding to become a robot, Simon is happier than ever. Too bad his little brother always ruins everything! So, here’s the idea: he will build a time machine and prevent his brother from being born. Genius! Or not?
MATT MINIMUM AND THE WORLD’S MOST USELESS SUPERPOWER
The teacher doesn’t see him when he raises his hand, his classmates don’t see him when there’s a football team to put together, his sister doesn’t see him when he has to go to the bathroom… In short, invisibility is the most useless superpower in history! But one fine day…
PARIS PEACOCK VERSUS THE QUEEN
Paris Peacock wants everything. A castle, the Red Sea, a chinchilla. Now she wants a dog. Mum doesn’t want to know, but Paris isn’t the type to give up at the first no. And she doesn’t care if she has to bother the Queen of England to have a dog…
PETER PITBULL AND THE UNSPEAKABLE SECRET
For some time now, Peter Pitbull, the class bully, has been behaving abnormally. He teases everyone, except Nick Niagara. Why? The children want to solve this incredible mystery…
SUSAN SAUCEPAN THE COOKING COMPETITION
The Mark Twain school will host a very famous cooking show: Monster Chef. 2B immediately goes into turmoil, and Susan Saucepan is elected leader of the project. The results, of course, will be devastating. And the three very strict judges still don’t know what awaits them…
SAMANTHA SPHINX AND THE SECRET OF THE PHARAOH
At just eight years old, Samantha Sphinx is already a great explorer. She is a past pupil of the Mark Twain school, she travels to unexplored continents, climbs very high peaks and solves the great mysteries of archaeology. Her most spectacular adventure? The hunt for the pharaoh with the plunger on his head!
CHARLOTTE CHLORINE AND THE ULTRALICE INVASION
Panic has broken out at the Mark Twain school: Benjie Betterman has got headlice! Charlotte Chlorine, the cleanest little girl in Sneezer Peak, will need to figure out how Benjie got infested, find the person responsible and save the world from the invasion of those hideous monsters!
PAULINE PIROUETTE AND THE STAR OF THE THEATRE
A golden letter has arrived in 2B: the children will participate in a theatre competition on the fairy tale of Cinderella. Who will be the protagonist? Pauline Pirouette, of course, with her tutu over her jeans! But Pauline will have to give her all… or there will be trouble!
A SURPRISE TRIP
Everyone’s going on a field trip! 2B are so excited, too bad that Principal Grimm has decided to send them to the most boring placing in the world: the Plains of the Borelands. The children are desperate, but they don’t know that a lucky accident will take them on a dream trip!
TIM TOUGHCOOKIE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE COURTYARD
The Egidius sycamore has been defaced! Principal Grimm is quite sure that the culprit is the new pupil, Tim Toughcookie, who looks like a bully with his blue tuft of hair. 2B, however, don’t believe it and, to solve the mystery, an adventurous investigation will begin!
ELLIOT ELECTRON AND THE ALIEN INVASION
Elliot Electron always has his head in the clouds, or rather among the moons and planets! Yet, only he notices that something strange is falling from space. Is it a meteorite? A satellite? Or… an alien spaceship? Oh no! The extra-terrestrials are about to invade the Earth and they will start right from Sneezer Peak!
THOMAS THIMBLE AND THE COMICS FAIR
The children will participate in the comic fair, where they can dress up as their favourite characters! But who will prepare the costumes? Easy: the new pupil, Thomas Thimble, is the son of a stylist! Sew, cut, iron… the costumes are ready. But will they really be as 2B imagined them?
DAISY DRAMA AND THE LOST PRINCIPAL
Poor Daisy! She, who loves drama and tragedy, is forced to move to the super boring Sneezer Peak. But never judge by appearances! Principal Grimm seems to have vanished into thin air and Daisy is more than sure: he has been kidnapped!
LUCY LONGFANGS AND THE SAVAGES TO THE RESCUE
Lucy grew up among bears and wolves. And when she breaks into the Mark Twain school, strange intruders begin to wander around the classrooms. They are big, hairy, but most of all… wild! In no time at all, the situation worsens. School isn’t for savages! Or is it?
NICK NIAGARA AND THE TRAGIC END OF SCHOOL
Nick Niagara always cries. But when Principal Grimm loses his temper and yells at him, he bursts into tears. Day and night. Everyone’s desperate because with Nick in downpour mode it’s no kind of life. But how to stop him? 2B invents a tear-proof plan!
ISOBEL ILLUSION AND THE MIRACULOUS MAGIC
Eleonora Babbo & Vincenzo Galli
Though no power has ever manifested itself, Isobel is convinced that she’s a great magician. And every day she busies herself with tricks and (more or less) failed spells. Too bad that none of her new 2B classmates are willing to believe her. So Isobel launches a challenge: she will make the Mark Twain school disappear!
PERCY PRAISED AND THE COUNTDOWN
Everyone knows: Percy Praised is the perfect child. Too bad that one morning he finds a letter that says: “I know what you did!” Percy is terrified. Is this about the time he forgot to clean his toothbrush? Or when he pretended not to hear the alarm? 2B wastes no time, jumping into action to solve to the mystery…
FELICITY FOUR-LEAF-CLOVER VERSUS BAD LUCK
Explosions, black cats, broken mirrors… While Felicity Four-Leaf-Clover, a true expert in talismans, tarot cards and hex-chasers, leads everyone in preparing a plan to defeat the deadly attack of Bad Luck, no one notices that the most dangerous day of the year is approaching: FRIDAY THE 17TH!
THE BIG CHRISTMAS SHOW
Christmas is coming and the pupils of 2B have to prepare a Christmas play. Preparations for the show begin and each pupil is assigned a different task. But while some set to work with enthusiasm, others, under the guidance of Matt Minimum, start the CPSM (Christmas Play Sabotage Movement)...
HOLLY HURRICANE AND THE PERFECT STORM
2B's newest pupil, Holly Hurricane, seems to have a strange power: she seems to control rain, wind and other weather phenomena. A rumour spreads among her classmates that she's a witch... But when a terrible storm threatens to wipe out the school, everyone's hopes fall on Holly: will she manage to save everyone?
THE CONTEST OF CONTESTS
The Mark Twain Elementary School is hosting a crazy event: the Twainimpics. The students of 2B will have to face – and overcome – three gruelling, and at times absurd, sporting and scholastic competitions to win the super mega prize... three days of Free School, in which the students decide what to do!
JENNY JUNIPER AND THE UNWANTED GARDEN
Jenny Juniper has arrived at Sneezer Peak with her parents, a garden designer and a floral decorator, who have been hired by the terrible Baron Von Gympie to transform his tropical garden into... a horrible concrete maze! To save all the baron’s plants, which are in great danger, Jenny will need the help of all her classmates...