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Hodder Children's Books

Charlie and the Tooth Fairy and Charlie and the Big Birthday Bash

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Charlie and the Cheese and Onion Crisps and Charlie and the Cat Flap

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

Charlie is an irresistibly funny little brother who manages to get into all kinds of scrapes. Whether he's trying to hinder or help his brother Max and best friend Henry, trouble is guaranteed!Cheese and Onion CrispsHenry knows there's something wrong when Charlie gives up cheese and onion crisps. Will the Truly Amazing Smarties Trick bring things back to normal?Cat FlapCharlie and Henry are planning the best sleepover ever, and have even laid down some ground rules: no itching powder, no dead flies and no super soakers. But the evening doesn't turn out quite how they planned . . .

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Charlie and the Rocket Boy and Charlie and the Great Escape

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Charlie and the Haunted Tent and Charlie and the Big Snow

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Dog Friday: Dolphin Luck

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

It's Christmas, and the inhabitants of Porridge Hall are suffering from the winter blues. The weather is horrible, Mrs Robinson's ill, and, to top it all off, the Brogan's dog, Old Blanket, dies. So when the children hear the tale of a dolphin sword which brings good fortune, they're determined to track it down . . .Unfortunately, however, Mrs Robinson is in decline, so Ant and Perry are shipped off to stay with Aunt Mabel, while Beany and Sun Dance are left with Mrs Brogan. Aunt Mabel, it transpires, is a silver-haired eccentric living in a menagerie - and not at all what the children expect. Then Sun Dance discovers a burglar, and the mystery of Aunt Mabel is revealed . . .

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The Amber Cat

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Dog Friday: Dog Friday

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

The twins, Ant and Perry, vegetable loving Beany, Sun Dance and their scruffy mongrel, Old Blanket, specialize in creating mayhem. They attempt to entice guests in to Mrs Brogan's Bed and Breakfast, teach Robin how to be brave, and, most importantly, help him work out how he can keep the abandoned dog he finds on the beach ...

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Keeping Cotton Tail

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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The Surprise Party

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Magic In The Mirror

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

Anna believes in real magic. Perhaps if she wears the mysterious old dragon coat, her wildest dreams will come true? She's determined to find out. Sneaking out of bed early one morning, Anna creates some very special, and very messy, magic of her own...

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Echo In The Chimney

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Treasure In The Garden

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

Peace and quiet is hard to find in Paradise House. So when Nathan escapes to the cupboard under the stairs, little does he expect to find the clue to some buried treasure. What could he possibly unearth in the garden of Paradise House? Except the odd snail...

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Zoo In The Attic

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Happy and Glorious

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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Practically Perfect

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

In the palace a most secret and important meeting is in progress. The Queen does not know about it - indeed, so she does not suspect a thing as it is being held after her bedtime (which is very late indeed). But where can they find a suitable Prince? Will he be practically perfect ...?

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A Strong Smell Of Magic

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

A special Class Prize will be awarded to the children who make the most money at the Pudding Bag School Summer Fair. With their teacher ill in bed, and only a rather mangy moose for company, Class 4b despair of winning anything at all. Something special is needed, and it arrives just in time. But could it be a bit too special? After all, it smells very strongly of magic!

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Cold Enough For Snow

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
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The Birthday Wish

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay

Simon has been dreading going back to school after the summer holidays. Not even his birthday can cheer him up. Ever since his parents disappeared when he was six weeks old he has been making birthday wishes. Now, with a new teacher taking over class 4b perhaps school will be a bit more fun. And perhaps one of his wishes might even come true...

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The Story of Bear

Hilary Mckay, Serena Riglietti
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Hilary Mckay, Serena Riglietti

It was Christmas time when the Bear arrived. He was not invited; he just appeared. Nobody needed him. Nobody wanted him. The Bear was dropped in a skip where he remained until a brave little girl and a cheery seagull helped him to get a life. Little did he know that his new home would be a place filled with rubbish mountains, bulldozers, blue rabbits and mad horses!

Hilary Mckay

Born in Boston, Lincolnshire, Hilary McKay grew up in a household of readers and read voraciously from an early age. After studying Botany and Zoology at St Andrews University, she went on to work as a biochemist, but always wanted to write. Hilary's novels have won numerous awards including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Award and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. She lives in a small village in Derbyshire with her family.