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The Chimpanzees of Happy Town

By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees
Authors:
Giles Andreae
Illustrated by:
Guy Parker-Rees
A feel-good picture book from the creative duo behind the best-selling Giraffes Can't Dance.Life is no fun for the chimps in Drabsville - the mayor demands that all their houses look the same and that no one should have a good time. But things take a more colourful turn when Chutney the chimpanzee arrives, carrying a tiny seed in a box...Follow the story of Chutney, as he and his beautiful tree help to spread colour and happiness throughout the town, in this positive story about caring for other people, and for the surrounding environment. Children will love joining in with Giles Andreae's bouncy, rhyming text and spotting all the humorous details in Guy Parker Rees's bright, bold illustrations.
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  • Caitlin the Ice Bear Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    The Magical Animal Fairies look after seven young Magical Animals, and train them to use their powers wisely, for the good of Fairyland and the human world. But the animals have been stolen! In this final book in the series, Caitlin needs the girls' help to rescue her beloved Ice Bear from the human world...
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  • The Cat That Walked By Himself

    By Shoo Rayner, Shoo Rayner
    Authors:
    Shoo Rayner
    Illustrated by:
    Shoo Rayner
    The Cat is the wildest Animal in the Wild Wet Woods. But when he sees Man and Woman living in a warm dry Cave, he starts thinking about how he can join them...
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  • Chrissie The Wish Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Chrissie the Wish Fairy has a very important job - each year, she comes to the human world to hide her three magical wish items so that Christmas wishes come true. She loves her visits, but this year it's not entirely fun - she has to protect her magic objects from the goblins! Jack Frost is eager to get his hands on the items and make some wishes himself. Can Rachel and Kirsty come to Chrissie's aid before it's too late?
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  • Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
    A witty and insightful book about worries, starring Clarice Bean. Created by Children's Laureate Lauren Child.It's the worry you hadn't even thought to worry about that should worry you the most. At least that's how it looks to Clarice Bean, who has been writing her worries in a notebook - things like Worry no. 1: infinity, or Worry no. 3: change. And now that her worst never-imagined worry has happened - her utterly best friend is moving away forever - Clarice doesn't even care about her tickets to the Ruby Redfort, girl detective, film premiere. That is, unless something happens to change things again . . .Lauren Child's trademark wit combines with spot-on insight in this hugely engaging story about childhood worries, unwanted changes and finding friendships in the most surprising places.'Funny, contemporary and perceptive' - Mail on Sunday'A comic and poignant journey' - The Sunday Times'Clarice Bean fans will be delighted by her new adventures . . . Anxieties such as "change" and "having to go back to school after the holidays" will be recognised by everyone, while her ways of approaching them are delightful' - Guardian
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  • Charlie the Sunflower Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
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  • Christmas Wonderland

    By Vivian French, Sarah Gibb
    Authors:
    Vivian French
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Gibb
    The princesses at Silver Towers are putting on a Christmas Show! All princesses are invited to sing, dance or recite a poem. Our six Tiara Club princesses decide to take part, but will the nasty twins Diamonde and Gruella manage to sabotage them? Our six princesses win the prize of a magical trip to Christmas Wonderland, complete with reindeer, snow, an ice castle and a wonderful Christmas Fair. But then one of the princesses disappears mysteriously...
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  • Choo Choo Clickety-Clack!

    By Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe
    Authors:
    Margaret Mayo
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Ayliffe
    It's all go in this action-packed board book. Discover a different vehicle on each page, from trains and buses, to racing cars, bikes, and even a hot air balloon! With bold illustrations and fun, rhyming text, this sturdy board book is perfect for vehicle-mad little ones. Children will love spotting all the details on each page, and joining in with all the different sounds; as trains 'clickety clack', buses 'bruum' and planes go 'whirrr'. Part of the best-selling Awesome Engines range.
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  • Christmas Handbook

    By Penny Dann
    Authors:
    Penny Dann
    Join in the Christmas fun with your Secret Fairy friends. This festive fairy treat is full of flaps and pop-ups, plus special fairy gifts, including: a mini advent calendar, sparkly pink glitter gel, Christmas stickers, a party hat, tinsel, gift tags, Christmas parcels, stick-on earrings, a Christmas fairy for your tree and much more . . .
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  • Clarice Bean Spells Trouble

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
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  • Cherry The Cake Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
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  • Come On, Daisy!

    By Jane Simmons
    Authors:
    Jane Simmons
    Mamma Duck tells Daisy to stay close, but Daisy thinks that chasing dragonflies and bouncing on lilypads looks much more fun . . .This warm and comforting story, starring Daisy the duck, has been delighting children for over 15 years.
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  • Clarice Bean, Utterly Me

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
    Meet the fabulously feisty Clarice Bean in this utterly hilarious book from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. Clarice Bean loves reading the adventures of Ruby Redfort, ace girl detective and secret undercover agent. Ruby is always going on exciting missions. Whilst all Clarice gets to do is go to the local shop on her own . . . But when Clarice and her best friend, Betty Moody, decide to do their school project on the Ruby Redfort books, they suddenly start finding mysteries everywhere. Like why are all the coats on the wrong hooks at school? Where has Grandad disappeared to? And just what is going on in the garden shed?Lauren Child is a Kate Greenaway Medal winner and the creator of the bestselling Charlie & Lola series.'Very entertaining.' Independent'Packed with life and fun and fabulous to look at.' Bookseller
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    Can You Catch a Mermaid?

    By Jane Ray
    Authors:
    Jane Ray
    Have you ever seen a mermaid? Eliza has! And this is the bewitching tale of how she and a little mermaid became the most inseparable of friends . . . Eliza lives next to the sea, with her father, a fisherman. Eliza doesn't know why, but she's always felt different from the other children... So when her father goes fishing, Eliza plays alone. Until one day, a mysterious new girl appears on the beach, with long greeny-gold hair and pale, pale skin. The two soon become inseparable. But when the time comes, can Eliza let her new friend return to her home under the sea?An enchanting, touching tale about friendship, filled with a wonderful sense of magic, myth and mystery. Beautifully told and illustrated by the award-winning Jane Ray, this magical story is perfect for mermaid lovers.
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  • Cinderboy

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Cinderboy needs some magical help from the TV Godmother. How else will he get to the big Cup Final?
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