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  • Coco

    By Gemma Burgess, Gemma Burgess
    Authors:
    Gemma Burgess, Gemma Burgess
    Coco has always been the 'good one'. But when she catches her boyfriend cheating on her, she decides it's time to break bad. Coco swiftly goes from spending all her time baking and reading to working in (and dancing on) a bar, and falling in and out of love. Meanwhile Coco's best friends are suddenly plunged into break-ups, break-downs, big breaks, and before long the group is on the verge of quitting New York City altogether. Is Coco strong enough to keep them all together - and find herself at the same time?
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  • Caravan Family

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Holiday dreams come true for one lucky family in Enid Blyton's classic Family Series.When Dad buys two caravans, Mike, Belinda and Ann are delighted. Henceforth they are known as the Caravan Family. Not only do they live in their beautiful new homes, but they also travel the world and go on the most amazing holidays.First published in 1945, this edition contains the original text and artwork.
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    City of Shadows

    By Celia Rees
    Authors:
    Celia Rees
    In the midsummer of his twelfth birthday, Davey, his twin cousins and his sister Kate, embark on a tour of the infamous underground city in Davey's hometown. As the tour progresses, Davey finds himself separated from the others, and inside an eerie chamber. Here he is drawn to a large and hazy-glassed mirror. In a moment, Davey's reflection blurs, and he finds himself back on the streets of the ancient city - but the residents are not of his time - they are ghosts, and some do not take kindly to those from 'the other side'. Davey encounters some friendly spirits, too - but they urge him to try to make it back to his own time, before an evil ghost crew discovers he is mortal. A frantic search for his own world begins, and Davey makes it just in time. But he senses there is unfinished business and, come Hallowe'en, the ghosts will be on the lookout for him - and this time they will be visiting his world . . .
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  • The Circus of Adventure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack are not pleased when the wimpish Gustavus has to come with them on holiday. Even Kiki the parrot dislikes him! But when Gustavus is kidnapped along with Philip, Dinah and Lucy-Ann, Jack bravely follows them to a faraway country and unravels a plot to kill the king ...First published in 1952, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Castle of Adventure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. Why are the locals so afraid of the deserted old castle on the hill? When lights are seen there in a distant tower, Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack decide to investigate - discovering a very sinister plot concelead in its gloomy rooms and secret passages.First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • Christmas Quest

    By Jennifer Gray, Amanda Swift, Amanda Swift, Sarah Horne, Oliver Hembrough
    Authors:
    Jennifer Gray, Amanda Swift, Amanda Swift
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Horne
    Read by:
    Oliver Hembrough
    In this hilarious adventure for elementary school readers, a team of lovable, fuzzy guinea pigs go online to solve mysteries. "A really amusing story, with irresistible characters, that will delight readers age 5+, in a chunky format that is just right for small hands," says Parents in Touch.In a new adventure, it's Christmas in Strawberry Park and the guinea pigs are decorating the hutch and rocking around their broccoli Christmas tree. But when Henrietta's mother is called to investigate the mystery of missing Inca gold, the furry friends find themselves on their way to . . . Peru!Eduardo is thrilled to be heading back home to see his family. But when he discovers that their precious Christmas Cocoa Bean has been stolen, he realizes he has a mission, too. As Peruvian guinea pig legend has it, if the traditional Cocoa Bean is not on the table for Christmas dinner, a gigantic condor will swoop down and eat the guinea pigs. Can the pals find the Cocoa Bean in time to save Christmas and keep the condor at bay?(P) 2014 WF Howes Ltd
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  • Catfang

    By Nicholas Fisk
    Authors:
    Nicholas Fisk
    Built to take the four children to join their parents on Epsilon Cool, Starstormer is showing dangerous signs of wear and tear - and the vehicle of their escape is now their prison. The Starstormers have been forced to leave Epsilon Cool to evade the Octopus Emperor's intention of employing them in his workforce, and the failings of their homemade spaceship contribute to the strained atmosphere on board. As tensions rise, distraction suddenly appears in the shape of a stowaway: a tousled, spiky, wet, filthy kitten. Cleaned up (and given a name), Fang, he entertains the children with his antics. But not for long! Starstormer is once again under attack - and Fang plays an amazing part in the great battle in space ...
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  • Come Lucky April

    By Jean Ure
    Authors:
    Jean Ure
    Come Lucky April is set a hundred years on from Plague 99. Harry's great-granddaughter is a girl called April, who lives in an all-female run vegan society, which is carefully governed to eliminate risk of plague-like situations. Men have shamed themselves and are no longer in power. There's a primitive aspect to life as though the 21st century as we know it never happened. At 12, boys are exiled for 5 years ...'they went away as barbarians and came back civilised', which means castrated. 'Homecoming' is when they are welcomed back - but how welcome are they? We meet Daniel, a survivor of a patrician clan, whose quest it is to find unclaimed parts of the 'outside world'. His great grandmother was Fran and his great grand-father was Shahid from the first part of the trilogy. He wants to find the diary that Fran left behind in her family home in Croydon. In the abandoned house, girls and boy meet ... Daniel and April don't, at first, realise they are connected by their distant ancestors' friendship. A potential romantic attachment forms between them. His presence creates conflict, but they take him into their community, where the conflicts worsen. Daniel questions everything April has been brought up to believe. He challenges the women's views and their rejection of the orthodoxy he knows. He makes David, a long-term friend of April, question what he has lost as a man. An exciting novel, rich in texture and passionate in its ideas.
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    Catweazle

    By Richard Carpenter
    Authors:
    Richard Carpenter
    Catweazle is a magician from the eleventh century who had trouble making his spells work. One day, all that changed, thanks to a bad dream and the hooting of an owl, and some ferocious Norman soldiers. The magic Catweazle used that day was unlike any other: it worked. The only trouble was it sped him through the centuries into 1970s Britain. There, by good fortune, he befriended a farmer's son, Carrot, and began the process of adjusting - or not - to modern life. How Catweazle manages to deal with cars and telephones and electricity (or 'electrickery', as he calls it) made for hilarious viewing on the LWT TV series and wickedly funny reading in the Puffin novelisation. And here it is again, for older readers to rediscover and as a timeless treat for children today.
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  • Complete eBook Collection

    By Alan Gibbons
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons
    An action packed complete collection of the eight book Total Football series from bestselling writer Alan Gibbons.This collection contains the following stories:1. Some You Win . . .2. Under Pressure3. Divided We Fall4. Injury Time5. Last Man Standing6. Power Play7. Twin Strikers8. Final Countdown
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  • Complete eBook Collection

    By Georgie Adams
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Thirteen precious and magical silver charms have been lost in the kingdom of Karisma, and Sesame Brown has to track them down. This eBook collection brings all of the stories about Sesame together for the first time. Meet all of the inhabitants of Karisma, good and bad, from Queen Charm to Zorgen and scheming Morbrecia, and follow Sesame's exploits in the kingdom of Karisma, from her first adventure to her last.YOU can be a Charmseeker too!
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  • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Complete 6x EBook Collection

    By Michelle Paver
    Authors:
    Michelle Paver
    The complete six adventures in Torak's quest to vanquish the terrifying Soul-Eaters - Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, Soul Eater, Outcast, Oath Breaker and the award-winning final volume, Ghost Hunter.
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  • Cheryl the Christmas Tree Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Every December, Cheryl the Christmas Tree Fairy makes sure that everything is in place for a truly magical Christmas! But when her special Christmas tree goes missing, everything is thrown into chaos. Can Rachel and Kirsty help Cheryl and ensure that the festive season is fabulous for everyone?
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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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  • Charlie the Sunflower Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    The Petal Fairies have a very important job - together with their magic petals they help to make sure that flowers grow and bloom in the human world. But after Jack Frost sent his goblins to steal the magic petals in the hope they would help to grow flowers in his cold and dreary ice castle, the petals have ended up scattered in the human world. Rachel and Kirsty must help the Tia the Tulip Fairy, Pippa the Poppy Fairy, Louise the Lily Fairy, Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy, Olivia the Orchid Fairy, Danielle the Daisy Fairy and Ella the Rose Fairy to find their magic petals before the goblins get their hands on them. But this time Jack Frost has given the goblins a wand to help them - he's determined to get those petals before the fairies do, whatever it takes!This time, Rachel and Kirsty are set for an adventure - they must help Charlotte the Sunflower Fairy find her magic petal, in the middle on a Sunflower Trail!
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  • Chris Hoy

    By Roy Apps
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Chris had a dream -- to be a world-class cyclist.This is the story of Chris's early years and his break through into the British Olympic track cycling team.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. We believe this title will be of interest to readers aged 7+ and to older readers who struggle with reading. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • The Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth

    By Gillian Clements
    Authors:
    Gillian Clements
    The book tells the story of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. From her birth, the royal experiences of World War II, to the exciting celebrations of her accession to the throne, follow her story through simple text and illustrations.This book is part of a series of books, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of great events in history. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and illustrations.Each book includes a timeline of key dates, a quiz and index.
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  • Castle of Doom

    By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Sonia Leong
    Authors:
    Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
    Illustrated by:
    Sonia Leong
    You are a wizard warrior who battles against the forces of darkness. Now you must summon all of your strength to fight a new enemy. Will you defeat the evil at the Castle of Doom? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...Kindle version supported by the Kindle Fire, Fire HD, Fire HDX, Fire DX and Paperwhite.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. We believe this title will be of interest to readers aged 7+ and to older readers who struggle with reading. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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    Crocodile River

    By Geoffrey Malone
    Authors:
    Geoffrey Malone
    Visiting his uncle's cattle station in the Australian outback, Tom is thrilled when old Sam offers to take him and his cousin, Greg, walkabout. But trekking through the wilderness, the trio are appalled to stumble across an illegal drug laboratory experimenting on animals. Suddenly their lives are in jeopardy. Greg is captured, and Sam must forge onwards in an attempt to get help. Tom finds himself alone under the unforgiving sun, his food supplies dwindling. Meanwhile the lab workers plot to flee the country, and to dispose of Greg along the way.But the outback holds dangers that even scheming criminals cannot avoid. Kyrek the crocodile watches from the riverbed, assessing his prey. And when finally they take to the water, Kyrek moves in for the kill ...
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  • Case File 22: The Case of the Seal Who Gets All Up In Your Face

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    A new generation Famous Five: Jo, Dylan, Allie, and Max are the children of the four kids - and not forgetting Timmy II to make up the Five!In book twenty-two, a film crew is disturbing the local wildlife.The Famous Five meet Scooby Doo! All the heritage of the original Famous Five - adventure, mystery, action - combined with a great modern-day feel and lots of laughs.All 24 books in the series feature black and white inside illustrations and have been adapted into an animated television series for the Disney Channel.
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