Hilary Mckay - Zoo In The Attic - Hachette Children's Group

Zoo In The Attic

Book 1

By Hilary Mckay

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  • £3.99

Anything can happen at Paradise House and normally does! This delightful series of six stories about three riotous children and their madcap adventures is written by award-winning author, Hilary McKay.

Danny is mad about animals and wants a sheepdog for his birthday. But instead he gets a goldfish called Oscar. This inspires him to set up his own zoo - in the attic above his flat - a plan that proves to have it's own problems!

Biographical Notes

Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children`s award with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved recognition - The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize, whilst Saffy`s Angel, the first in the Casson Family series, won the Whitbread Award, for which the third book Permanent Rose was also shortlisted.

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  • ISBN: 9780340970249
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2009
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Irresistible fun, excellent writing. — Jan Mark
Franklin Watts

Charles Darwin

Izzi Howell
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Izzi Howell
Franklin Watts

Worries

Paul Christelis, Ximena Jeria
Contributors:
Paul Christelis, Ximena Jeria

A perfect book for addressing the things that can cause children to be anxious and worried. This hands-on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. The exquisite and approachable illustrations give a comforting story book feel, particularly aimed at 5-7 year olds, while also appealing to both younger and older children. This is a much-needed aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and give them steps they can take to help them cope.

Franklin Watts

Double Dragons

Enid Richemont
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Enid Richemont
Franklin Watts

Magic Marcus

Elizabeth Dale
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Elizabeth Dale
Orion Children's Books

Horrid Henry School's Out

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Hodder Children's Books

Binny Bewitched

Hilary Mckay
Authors:
Hilary Mckay

The third book in the heartwarming series about Binny and her family.Binny Cornwallis has lost something. Something that wasn't really hers in the first place. With her best enemy Gareth and her beloved dog Max she turns detective to track it down, but the Cornwallis family are anything but helpful. Little brother James and his friend Dill are having an adventure of their own and big sister Clem is acting very strangely. And on top of all this, Binny suspects their next-door neighbour may be a witch ...'Hilary McKay's books are so good you want to climb inside the covers and live there.' - The Telegraph

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How to Ride a Dragon's Storm

Cressida Cowell
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Cressida Cowell

Read the HILARIOUS books that inspired the HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON films! Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third is a smallish Viking with a longish name. Hiccup's father is chief of the Hairy Hooligan tribe which means Hiccup is the Hope and the Heir to the Hairy Hooligan throne - but most of the time Hiccup feels like a very ordinary boy, finding it hard to be a Hero. Trapped on The American Dream II with his friends Fishlegs and Camicazi, Hiccup must ESCAPE the barbarian Norbert the Nutjob, and somehow dodge the cruel Polar-serpents in the icy waters below. If ONLY Hiccup hadn't promised to help the Wanderer slaves on board escape too! HOW will Hiccup save himself, his friends and a hundred and twenty-two Wanderers off a ship WITHOUT their terrifying captors noticing?READ ALL 12 BOOKS IN THE SERIES!You don't have to read the books in order, but if you want to, this is the right order:1. How to Train Your Dragon2. How to Be a Pirate3. How to Speak Dragonese4. How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse 5. How to Twist a Dragon's Tale6. A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons7. How to Ride a Dragon's Storm8. How to Break a Dragon's Heart9. How to Steal a Dragon's Sword10. How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel11. How to Betray a Dragon's Hero12. How to Fight a Dragon's FuryHow to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise starring Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Riders of Berk, can be seen on CBeebies and Cartoon Network.

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Binny in Secret

Hilary Mckay
Authors:
Hilary Mckay

With her awful secondhand uniform and stuck-up classmates, Binny's new school is horrible. And life gets even worse when a storm damages the roof of her house, forcing Binny and her family to move to the countryside whilst it's being fixed. Binny, her sensible older sister Clem, and her rambunctious brother James (and his chickens) begin adjusting to life in the country. Then one of James's beloved chickens vanishes and Binny finds strange footprints in the mud. What kind of creature is lurking in the undergrowth?

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Rose's Blog

Hilary Mckay
Authors:
Hilary Mckay

It's tough being the youngest in the Casson family! It is nearly the end of Year 6, and Rose is preparing for Big School. With absent siblings, a perpetually-in-the-shed mother and finally-here-again-father, Rose's Blog reveals what happens to the Cassons - and Tom, of course.Hilary McKay's Casson family was first brought to life in the Whitbread Award-winning Saffy's Angel. Fierce as a small tiger, Permanent Rose has her own way of seeing the world. After Forever Rose (the last of the books following the Casson family), the eponymous Rose continued to grow up. Hilary posted entries from a blog Rose was keeping on her website, chronicling the further adventures of the Cassons. They are available here as one collection for the first time.

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Binny for Short

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
Hodder Children's Books

Charlie and the Haunted Tent and Charlie and the Big Snow

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
Hodder Children's Books

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 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 Tooth Fairy and Charlie and the Big Birthday Bash

Hilary Mckay
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Hilary Mckay
Hodder Children's Books

Foals in the Field

Lucy Daniels
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Lucy Daniels
Hodder Children's Books

Pony in the Porch

Lucy Daniels
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Lucy Daniels
Hodder Children's Books

Koalas in a Crisis

Lucy Daniels
Authors:
Lucy Daniels

Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents. If there are animals to be protected or looked after, Mandy is always there to help.Mandy longs to see her first koala and she's not disappointed when she visits the wildlife sanctuary. But her joy turns to dismay when she learns that the koalas and their babies are threatened. Can Mandy save the koalas from starvation?KOALAS IN A CRISIS is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?

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Bunnies in the Bathroom

Lucy Daniels
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Lucy Daniels
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Hedgehogs in the Hall

Lucy Daniels
Authors:
Lucy Daniels

Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents. If there are animals to be protected or looked after, Mandy is always there to help.Mandy's friend James has a labrador called Blackie. When Blackie disturbs a family of hedgehogs all hell breaks loose! The mother breaks her legs - and her babies are kidnapped by the next-door neighbour. How can Mandy and James safely release the animals into the wild?HEDGEHOGS IN THE HALL is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?

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Dolphin in the Deep

Lucy Daniels
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Lucy Daniels