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  • Now Out in Paperback!

    The Apple Tart of Hope

    Oscar Dunleavy, who used to make the world's most perfect apple tarts, is missing, presumed dead. No-one seems too surprised, except for Meg, his best friend, and his little brother Stevie. Surrounded by grief and confusion, Meg and Stevie are determined to find out what happened to Oscar, and together they learn about loyalty and friendship and the power of never giving up hope. The second sensational novel from Irish author, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, following her debut, BACK TO BLACKBRICK, perfect for fans of Annabel Pitcher and Siobhan Dowd.
  • Take a trip to New York with Frankie!

    Frankie's Magic Football

    During a PE game with a difference, Frankie and his friends are transported to meet a giant, green woman - the Statue of Liberty! They also meet an American boy whose ambition of baseball victory is about to be dashed.
  • The First in Robert Muchamore's Latest Series Now in Paperback!

    Rock War

    Get sample chapters, news and more on the Rock War website!
  • Ally Carter's Latest Series!

    All Fall Down

    Grace is on a mission to prove that her mother's death was no accident in the latest series from Ally Carter!
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Franklin Watts

Franklin Watts has something for everyone. From top-quality non-fiction, perfect for classroom projects or homework help, to excellent reading books, which really get kids turning the pages. To find out more, visit the homepage...

Hodder Children's Books

Hodder Children's Books is home to a cross-section of respected and prize-winning writers and illustrators, and to some of the brightest new talents in fiction for children and young adults. Visit the homepage...

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Orchard Books offers the very best in children's books for all ages. Our range is award-winning and sells all over the world. Visit the homepage to find out more...


Wayland has been at the forefront of information resources for nearly 40 years, offering an extensive range of quality non-fiction books for use in schools, libraries and the home. To find out more, visit the homepage...
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