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    • ISBN:9781444007251
    • Publication date:30 Aug 2012
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Poppy the Pirate Dog

By Liz Kessler
Illustrated by Mike Phillips

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A brand new Early Reader featuring the adventures of Poppy, an energetic Dalmatian who likes to be part of the family, from bestselling Emily Windsnap author Liz Kessler.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Poppy is very excited to be going on holiday, especially when she is given a skull and crossbones scarf to wear. But life as a pirate dog at the seaside is trickier than she realises...

Biographical Notes

Liz Kessler studied English at Loughborough University, has worked as a teacher and a journalist and has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. After taking a year off to travel around Europe in a camper van, Liz now lives in Cornwall.

Find out more at http://www.lizkessler.co.uk and follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lizkesslerbooks and like her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lizkesslerchildrensauthor.

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  • ISBN: 9781444003758
  • Publication date: 07 Jun 2012
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
An enchanting tale with engaging characters, and plenty of mermaid magic — www.fantasticfiction.co.uk on THE TAIL OF EMILY WINDSNAP
A perfect first novel for new readers. — PRIMARY TIMES
a lovely book and a fantastic read for newly confident readers or for reading together. The super illustrations compliment the story brilliantly. — ED OF THE WEB
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Emily Windsnap and the Pirate Prince

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Feisty girls take to the helm of a pirate ship in this new Emily Windsnap adventure! Ordinary girl on land, magical mermaid in water... Bubbling with magic, fun, friendship and oceans of adventure. A must-read for girls aged 8+.When Emily Windsnap's boyfriend Aaron is captured by pirates there's only one option - join a rival pirate crew and persuade them to help rescue him. The Pirate Prince agrees, as long as Emily assists in finding the Trident's Treasure first.But as if boarding a pirate ship weren't dangerous enough, Emily soon discovers that pirates hate mermaids. If her true identity is revealed, her life - and Aaron's - will be at risk.How will Emily keep her secret when the only way to win the treasure is by turning into a mermaid?

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Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Meet Emily Windsnap! Ordinary girl on land, magical mermaid in water... Bubbling with magic, fun, friendship and new heights of adventure, a must-read for girls aged 8-12. Emily Windsnap, an ordinary girl on land and a magical mermaid in water, is overdue a break from excitement - as her exhausted best friend Shona keeps reminding her! So, promising Shona she'll stay free of trouble and just 'swill out' ('chill out' for mermaids), Emily invites her best friend and her boyfriend Aaron along for a relaxing family holiday in the sun . . . But it seems adventure is hot on her heels - and her tail.Soon, Emily discovers a hidden world beyond the falls of mysterious Forgotten Island - but it's not quite the paradise it seems. With a curse hanging over the island and a catastrophic disaster looming, Emily finds herself suddenly entangled in an ancient Prophecy. She must embark on a dangerous mission to seek the legendary giant the islanders believe will save them all, before it's too late.But how can Emily save the day when rifts are forming between her and the very people she needs by her side? Must promises always be kept? And what happens when they are broken?The brand new, eagerly awaited seventh book in the five-million-copy-selling Emily Windsnap series by Liz Kessler.

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Jenny the Pony's Big Day

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips

An Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling EMILY WINDSNAP author, Liz Kessler, and Laura Tonge, with illustrations from Mike Phillips.Jenny the pony is always getting into trouble ... until she meets James, a little boy in a wheelchair. James and Jenny are the perfect match, and are a perfect team when they compete in the big Spring Gala together.

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Haunt Me

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler
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Jenny the Pony's New Friends

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips

A red Early Reader about friendship featuring Jenny the Pony, from bestselling Emily Windsnap author, Liz Kessler, and Laura Tonge, with illustrations from Mike Phillips.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Amy's pony, Jenny, is lonely in her new stable yard, but soon finds some clever ways to make new friends. From fellow pony Peanut, to kittens, chickens and a family of baby sparrows - there's always friendship to be found.

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Read Me Like A Book

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

'An important contribution to the YA literary canon and a welcome reminder that love is love, no matter what.' - Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling authorThe first YA novel from bestselling author Liz Kessler, Read Me Like A Book is a brave, honest and vital coming-out story that follows one girl's exploration of love, identity and sexuality.Ashleigh Walker is having a difficult year. She's struggling at school, and coming home to parents who are on the verge of divorce. She knows she should be happy spending time with her boyfriend - but, for some reason, being around him just makes her worry more. It's only in her English teacher, Miss Murray, that she feels she's found a kindred spirit. Miss Murray helps Ashleigh develop her writing skills and her confidence - but what happens when boundaries begin to blur? What will the repercussions be for Ashleigh? And how will she navigate her own sexuality?

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Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins?

Liz Kessler
Authors:
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The Tail of Emily Windsnap

Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
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Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
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Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Welcome back to the world of Emily Windsnap! A school trip to a beautiful island plunges Emily and her friends into a new adventure. What is the secret of the mysterious ship that sometimes appears on the horizon, and does the answer lie in the lost city of Atlantis?Emily's adventures have been captivating fans for more than ten years, and this is the eagerly awaited sixth book in the bestselling series.

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Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.It's Mum's birthday and Poppy and her family are putting on a pirate show. It's Poppy's job to be the treasure keeper. The only trouble is, she isn't very good at it...

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North of Nowhere

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

The sleepy seaside village of Porthaven hides a mystery...Mia's grandad has vanished and nobody knows why. When Mia and her mum go to support her grandma, Mia makes friends with local girl, Dee. But why does Dee seem so out of reach? Why does she claim to be facing violent storms when Mia sees only sunny skies? And can Mia solve the mystery and find her grandad before time and tide forever wash away his future?A night of storms. A lifetime of secrets. A week to find the truth.

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Emily Windsnap Complete Five Book Collection

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler
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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Poppy is not very happy to discover that she is getting a new shipmate - a kitten called George. She's sure he'll be stealing her pirate treasure, taking her favourite spot by the fire, and generally causing trouble. What's a pirate dog to do?

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Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Emily and Aaron are sent on a top secret mission by King Neptune. The king has been having nightmares he doesn't understand and he knows only that Emily and Aaron must go to the Land of the Midnight Sun to avoid catastrophe. But when the friends arrive in this icy world of mountains and glaciers, they uncover a mystery more dangerous than they ever imagined.A magical adventure about the power of friendship.

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A Year without Autumn

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

If you could see into the future - would you look?Jenni Green doesn't have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she's been transported exactly one year forward in time.Now she discovers that in the year that's gone by, tragedy has struck and her friendship with Autumn will never be the same again. But what caused the tragedy? How did Jenni skip a year? And can she find her way back to the past to try to change what lies ahead?With humour - and her customary light touch - the author of the EMILYWINDSNAP books plays a fascinating game with time, and explores thechanges that take place in friendships and families in the aftermath of adisaster.

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Philippa Fisher and the Stone Fairy's Promise

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler
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Philippa Fisher and the Dream Maker's Daughter

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Philippa and Daisy, her fairy godsister, are reunited in a second magical Philippa Fisher adventure from Liz Kessler, author of the bestselling Emily Windsnap series.Being on holiday with her mum and dad should be wonderful, but Philippa Fisher is lonely. When she meets a girl called Robyn, she's sure there's something odd about her - something she's not saying - and Philippa is determined to find out what it is. And whatever it may be, Philippa is sure that her fairy godsister, Daisy, will be able to help. But things are about to go horribly wrong...Wonderful characters, an intriguing plot, and all the magic you could wish for - this is Liz Kessler at her very best in a lovely, sympathetic story about friendships old and new.

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Philippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister

Liz Kessler, Katie May
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Katie May
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Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist

Liz Kessler, Natacha Ledwidge
Contributors:
Liz Kessler, Natacha Ledwidge

The magic ring that Emily Windsnap - half mermaid, half ordinary girl - finds buried in the sand belongs to Neptune, and he wants it back. But the ring, once on, won't come off, and an angry Neptune sends Emily's boat spinning away across the sea. When it comes to rest, she and her best friend, Shona, can see a mysterious castle shimmering in the mist on the horizon... Another magical adventure full of fun and friendship!

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Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret

Liz Kessler
Authors:
Liz Kessler

Emily is delighted when her family returns to Brightport, but their attempts to follow Neptune's orders to bring humans and merfolk together seem doomed.Thrown out of mermaid school and scorned by her old enemy, Mandy Rushton, Emily goes in search of the lost sirens who were banished by Neptune to a top secret undersea cavern. Only when she uncovers the sirens' true story can she put the pieces of her own life back together.A magical adventure, featuring the power of friendship and told with Liz's characteristic warmth and lightness of touch.