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    • ISBN:9781408344781
    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017
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The Big Book of Friendship Stories

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Five magical adventures, featuring all your favourite My Little Pony friends.

Five magical adventures, featuring all your favourite My Little Pony friends.

Join Twilight Sparkle and her best friends on five magical adventures - from the twinkling towers of Manehattan to the mysterious Everfree Forest - and discover secrets, friendship and fun along the way!

With lots of pretty illustrations and five exciting stories - each with an important message about friendship.

As seen on Tiny Pop and PopTV.

Biographical Notes

My Little Pony has been delighting fans of every age and gender all around the world for over three decades. Join Twilight Sparkle and her friends Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie and Rarity as they share their love of adventure, magic and friendship.

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  • ISBN: 9781408344798
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
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  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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