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  • Saffy's Angel

    By Hilary Mckay
    Authors:
    Hilary Mckay
    From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2018. Meet Saffy, Indigo, Rose and Caddy Casson. This colourful and hilarious series will make you wish you were part of the family!After Saffron discovers that she's adopted, life is never quite the same. Her artistic parents and doting siblings adore her, but Saffy wants a piece of her past. So when her grandfather bequests a stone angel to her, Saffy knows she has to find it. Realising that her childhood in Siena holds the key, she stows away on a car trip to Italy. The rest of the family are engaged in their own wacky projects: Caddy, a hopeless student, is revising for her A levels and desperately trying to pass her driving test. Indigo, the only boy in the Casson family, is determined to rid himself of his fear of heights. And the youngest, Rose, a budding artist, has a knack for baiting her pompous dad, with entertaining results . . .'This book truly is a masterpiece' GuardianSaffy's Angel won the Whitbread Children's Book Award, and book 3, Permanent Rose, was shortlisted for the same award, celebrating McKay's talent for conveying the anarchic bedlam of family life.
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  • Sargasso Skies

    By Allan Frewin Jones, Gary Chalk
    Authors:
    Allan Frewin Jones
    Illustrated by:
    Gary Chalk
    Many a windship has foundered on the deadly skyreef known as Sargasso Skies. Our three brave adventurers are on their way to Hammerland, home of the sinister steammoles, to find the fifth lost crown: the Crown of Wood. But now they're trapped, at the mercy of savage beasts and the eccentric Count Leopold. When the Count discovers how vital Trundle, Esmeralda and Jack will be in helping to build his amazing opera house, he'll never let them go!Will their quest come to a dismal end amid the wreckage of the Sargasso Skies?
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  • Save the Island

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. Join the Famous Five on their sixth adventure for their top secret project at Kirrin Cottage - and choose for yourself how the mystery ends.Find Uncle Quentin and explore the mysterious tower - but don't give away any secrets! You choose where to search, but will you save Kirrin Island from destruction or figure it out too late?This exciting game story is based on Enid Blyton's Five On Kirrin Island Again. The text in this edition has been sensitively edited for today's reader and is unillustrated.
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  • Scam on the Cam

    By Clementine Beauvais, Sarah Horne
    Authors:
    Clementine Beauvais
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Horne
    Sesame Seade is suspicious. There's something fishy going on by the river: a case for a number one supersleuth!Sesame's parents insist that there are no pirates in Cambridge, but she's determined to prove them wrong ...Illustrated throughout with hilarious artwork by Sarah Horne, this series features a smart and sassy heroine with a unique take on life. Also in the series: SLEUTH ON SKATES and GARGOYLES GONE AWOL.
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  • The Sea of Adventure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. A mysterious trip to the desolate northen isles leads to another exciting adventure for Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack. Bill is kidnapped, and the children are marooned far from the mainland. Will they rescue Bill in a dangerous game of hide-and-seek with an unknown enemy?First published in 1948, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • Sea Spell

    By Jennifer Donnelly
    Authors:
    Jennifer Donnelly
    Six mermaids battle to save their hidden world in Disney's epic series finale for fans of Percy Jackson and The Girl of Ink & Stars.The mermaids prepare for war. The powerful Volneros is invading all the mer realms and in a foolish attempt to stop him, founding father Orfeo plans to unleash an ancient and dangerous monster from its icy prison. While Astrid faces her powerful ancestors to steal the black pearl talisman from Orfeo's stronghold, Ava must travel to the treacherous swamps of the Mississippi where the evil Okwa Naholo spirits kill with a single glance.In an epic battle, the Black Fin resistance, lead by Serafina, must defeat both Voleneros and Orfeo and prevent the destruction of their world.
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  • Search For Treasure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. Join the Famous Five on their first adventure to the ruined castle on Kirrin Island - and choose for yourself how the mystery ends. Can you find the submerged wreck and treasure without being captured by ruthless gold hunters? You choose how to reach the treasure, but will you go straight to the gold or be held up by a false trail on the way?This exciting game story is based on Enid Blyton's Five on a Treasure Island. The text in this edition has been sensitively edited for today's reader and is unillustrated.
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  • Second Form

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series.In book two, there is a thief about. Purses and jewellery are missing in the North Tower. Meanwhile Darrell is caught in the middle when her friend Sally is made head girl instead of Alicia. Will they find the thief and will Alicia and Sally make up?There's drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This edition features the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Second Form at St Clare's

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series.In book four, the twins have made it to second form. New girls Gladys and Mirabel have great talents for acting and music, and Elsie, the form's unpopular Head Girl, learns to be less spiteful.Expect more mischief at St Clare's!Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at St Clare's. This edition features the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Secret Forest

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    In Enid Blyton's classic Secret Stories mystery always leads to adventure.Peggy, Mike, Nora and Jack have been invited to the kingdom of Baronia for the holidays! In their friend Prince Paul's home, hidden away in the heart of the mountains, they stumble into their greatest adventure yet. Can the children defeat the robbers in the Secret Forest?This titles was first published as The Secret of Killimooin in 1943. This edition contains the classic text and is unillustrated.
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    Secret Heart

    By David Almond
    Authors:
    David Almond
    Joe lives with his mother in Helmouth, a forgotten village crumbling on the edge of the suburbs. His days are spent trying to evade the demands of school and the taunts of the local bullies. Joe's friend, Stanny, insists that Joe must toughen up, become a survivor - and he is adamant that a weekend in the wilderness with Stanny and his Uncle Joff will do the trick.Into Joe's unhappy world comes Hackenschmidt's Circus, and with it the strangely familiar Corinna. She tells Joe, 'In the circus there is a secret heart ' - a place of contained wildness where the barriers between the human and animal world are fluid. And indeed, Joe's dreams are already stalked by a tiger, so real that his skin and its pelt begin to feel as one...A stunning novel from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.
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  • The Secret Island

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    In Enid Blyton's classic Secret Stories mystery always leads to adventure.In Enid Blyton's very first full-length adventure novel, meet siblings Peggy, Mike and Nora. They live with their cruel uncle and aunt and long to escape, so when their friend Jack takes them to a secret, deserted island, they run away to live there. But not all is as it seems on the island and the children soon find their adventures are only just beginning ...First published in 1938, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Secret of Moon Castle

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    In Enid Blyton's classic Secret Stories mystery always leads to adventure.Peggy, Mike, Nora, Jack and Prince Paul are staying in the remote, mysterious Moon Castle. But weird things begin happening almost immediately - paintings come to life, books fly off shelves and instruments make noises when no one is touching them! Can the children discover the truth behind the spooky goings-on inside Moon Castle?First published in 1953, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Secret of Spiggy Holes

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    In Enid Blyton's classic Secret Stories mystery always leads to adventure.Mike, Peggy, Nora and Jack are having a lovely summer at the Cornish seaside. While out exploring the Spiggy Holes caves, they discover a secret passage leading to the Old House on the cliff. But when they encounter the Old House's horrid new owner, the children are convinced he is hiding some secrets of his own ...First published in 1940, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • Secrets

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series.Book eleven is filled with mystery. What's with all the secrets? How did Daffy pull off her latest prank? What did Mam'zelle find in her handbag? And why is the new form-mate so strangely familiar?Expect more drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. Books 7-12 are authorised sequels of the series written by Pamela Cox in 2009 and focus on the adventures of Felicity Rivers, Susan Blake, and June Johns. This edition is unillustrated.
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  • The Shadow of Evil

    By Tim Pigott-Smith, Chris Mould
    Authors:
    Tim Pigott-Smith
    Illustrated by:
    Chris Mould
    Sabotage at sea. Sherlock Holmes dead. Queen Victoria's grand-daughter kidnapped.The national chaos that ensues can only add up to one man: the evil Professor Moriarty.Can the Irregulars foil the evil Professor's diabolic schemes in time?
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    Shadow of the Dragon: Elspeth

    By Kate O'Hearn
    Authors:
    Kate O'Hearn
    One day, a young girl astride a twin-tailed dragon will destroy the monarchy and change the world for ever ... Kira and Elspeth have already broken FIRST LAW many times over. Now outlawed and running for their lives they are determined to stand amongst the men and fight the unjust FIRST LAW that binds the kingdom. But cruel Lord Dorcon still stands in their way and the heat of his chase is stronger than ever. Strong and determined, Kira has done all that she can to protect and shield her younger sister. But now it's time for Elspeth to grow up. When Paradon's muddled magic sends them travelling through time to different eras, new challenges and terrifying threats await the separated sisters. Especially to Elspeth, left all alone to navigate a past world long before the rule of King Ardon and FIRST LAW. And all the while in a strange, alien world of the future, Kira must find a way to get back to Elspeth and reunite her family once again. A prophecy to fulfil. A cruel monarchy to upend. The battle continues ...
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  • Shadow of the Yangtze

    By Julian Sedgwick
    Authors:
    Julian Sedgwick
    J G Ballard's Empire of the Sun meets Susan Hill's The Woman in Black in a compelling teen thriller ...Ruby - a Western girl who feels more Chinese than English - and her friend Charlie must follow the Yangtze hundreds of miles upriver, travelling by Chinese junk and rogue steamer, through bandit and ghost haunted countryside - doggedly tracking Moonface as he spirits Charlie's sister Fei off to his home village. Everything is in flux around them: civil war pulsing, with Nationalists, Communists and warlord bandits struggling for control. The river rises and falls, villages spring up and are gone again. Ruby and Charlie brave a shipwreck and a gunbattle and then take a perilous cliff path to Moonface's lair.
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    Shadow of the Dragon: Kira

    By Kate O'Hearn
    Authors:
    Kate O'Hearn
    Under no circumstances are girls EVER to be allowed anywhere near dragons.  THE PENALTY FOR ANY GIRL CAUGHT BREAKING THE FIRST LAW IS DEATH.  Kira is twelve, and strong willed. The daughter of a retired dragon knight, she yearns for adventure and dreams of following in her father's footsteps astride her own magnificent mount. But this can never happen. According to the 'stupid laws' of the kingdom, she must be married by thirteen. Kira hates it, but being a girl she has no choice. Then Lord Dorcon arrives, in a whirl of destruction and fire and Kira knows the real fight is just beginning. To stand a chance of seeing her family again, and to protect the life of her younger sister, she will need every bit of willpower she can find. Let the battle commence.
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    Shakespeare's Tales

    By Beverley Birch, Stephen Lambert
    Authors:
    Beverley Birch
    Illustrated by:
    Stephen Lambert
    'The barge she sat in like a burnished throne, burned on the water: the poop was beaten gold, purple the sails...'A lyrical re-telling of Shakespeare's plays; Hamlet, The Tempest, Anthony and Cleopatra and Othello by respected children's author Beverley Birch, partnered with sublime illustrations by Stephen Lambert. A perfect introduction to these landmark plays.
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