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  • Five O'Clock Tales

    By Enid Blyton
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    Enid Blyton
    Forty-five magical short stories to enjoy round the clock from one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Fly away with the Snippet Pixies in search of a new home. Discover the secret ingredient in the fairies' spell to make people better. And join Chitter the gnome as he discovers a Wishing-Balloon!Ideal for bedtime, reading aloud or alone, these magical short stories for 5-8 year-olds will enchant a new generation of children.Look out for more O'Clock tales: Five O'Clock Tales, Six O'Clock Tales, Seven O'Clock Tales and Eight O'Clock Tales.Enid Blyton has been delighting readers for more than seventy years with her endless summers of fun, adventure and magic. Enid's best-loved characters include Noddy the wooden boy, Timmy the dog from The Famous Five and the mischievous twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan from the much-loved boarding school series St Clare's!First published in 1941, this edition contains the original text, illustrations and the following stories: The Red and White Cow; The Clock in the Wood; The Peppermint Rock; Brer Fox's Onions; There and Back Again!; Snapdragon Snippets; Oh, no Brer Fox!; The top of the Wall, A busy Morning; The Witch's Egg; Chestnut Prickles; The Remarkable Doughnut; The Wrong Side of the Bed; The Stupid Little Girl; The Bread and Milk; The Sulky Sweets; The Stupid Goblin; The Boast that came True; Sly-one is Caught; Timothy's Tooth; The Four-Leaved Clover; Tuppy and the Goblins; The Five Lost Beans; The Wishing Balloon; The Little Stickleback; Who? Who? Who?; Good Old Jock!; The very old Kettle; Brer Rabbit plays Blind Man's Buff; The Birthday Kitten; The three Hunters; Pitter-Patter's Dance; Well, Really Amelia!; The Brownie and the Witch; Grunt! Grunt!; Brer Rabbit plays Ball; The Little Bird; The Bunch of Carrots; Little Miss Dreamy; Brer Fox's New Suit; The two Cats; Little Suck-A-Thumb; Lazy Kate; Well, Really, Brer Rabbit!; Little Black Bibs
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  • Flames of the Phoenix

    By A J Hunter, James de la Rue
    Authors:
    A J Hunter
    Illustrated by:
    James de la Rue
    Could YOU take flight from the flames?The cousins thought that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were just a story, but now they're about to discover just how real this place is. Their search for the final piece of the Warrior's Shield transports them to 600BC, where they face Prince Cyrus of Persia. He has captured the legendary phoenix and forces the cousins to do battle with this mighty bird in an arena. Can they escape their enemies and see the phoenix returned to her golden nest? And will they get home in time to rescue planet Earth from certain destruction?
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  • The Folk of the Faraway Tree

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The third book in the magical Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton.The mischievious Connie comes to enjoy a few days with Joe, Beth and Frannie while her mother is sick. Connie refuses to believe in the Faraway Tree or the magical folk who live in it, even when the Angry Pixie throws ink at her! Join the children and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure!First published in 1946, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).
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  • Foals in the Field

    By Lucy Daniels
    Authors:
    Lucy Daniels
    Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents. If there are animals to be protected or looked after, Mandy is always there to help.When twin foals are born on Drysdale Farm, Mandy and James help their owner, Nick Summers. Nick is so busy building up the farm's stables, he doesn't have time to care for the sick foals. And if he isn't careful, he'll have to sell the farm, too. What will happen to the foals? Can Mandy save the day?FOALS IN THE FIELD is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
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    Fizz The Fire Engine!

    By David Wojtowycz
    Authors:
    David Wojtowycz
    Emergency! A train is stuck in the tunnel. Fizz the fire engine wants to be a brave hero, but can he overcome his shyness to save the day? Vehicle-mad little ones will love this brilliantly noisy and action-packed picture book!
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  • The Forsaken

    By Lisa Stasse
    Authors:
    Lisa Stasse
    Alenna Shawcross is a sixteen-year-old orphan growing up in a police state formed from the ashes of Canada, the US and Mexico after a global economic meltdown. But when she unexpectedly fails 'the test' - a government initiative which supposedly identifies teens destined to be criminals - she wakes up alone on a remote island reserved for the criminally insane. Terrified and confused, she soon encounters a group of other teen survivors battling to stay alive, including Luis, a boy who will become her love...and her lifeline. Soon Alenna makes the terrifying discovery that there's more to the island (and her past) than she could ever have guessed... But who can she trust? And can she ever escape?The first of a planned trilogy, this incredible novel will leave you gasping for the sequel...
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  • Formula 1

    By Tom Palmer
    Authors:
    Tom Palmer
    GO TURBO is power-packed with MORE FACTS, MORE RECORDS and MORE WEBSITES than most books. This book is about Formula 1, featuring everything from the top drivers to the best circuits. It includes a story called 'Commentator's Curse'.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.
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  • Florence Nightingale

    By Emma Fischel
    Authors:
    Emma Fischel
    Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. Florence Nightingale tells the story of how this Victorian woman defied her family and friends to take up the unpopular profession of nursing and changed the way hospitals were run.
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  • Freaks of Nature

    By Jamie Rix
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    Jamie Rix
    Grizzliness is out there. Every child has the makings of mischievousness, and can be lured into committing dastardly deeds. The six stories in each of the Grizzly Tales books show the rise and hard fall of vile and villainous children. We have completely reinvented Grizzly Tales for today's readers - ingenious concepts to link the separate stories, new design and illustrations, new accessible formats, but still capturing Jamie Rix's legendary brilliance for creating stories that linger in the mind long after the lights go out at night!The wicked children in the fourth book thought they'd take on Mother Nature, but as they learned to their eternal cost, she is not the sort of mother you can easily challenge!
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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 23: The Case of the Snow, the Glow, and the Oh, No!

    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-three, skiing is not the only excitement for the Kirrins!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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 20: The Case of the Surfer Dude Who's Truly Rude

    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, there's surfboard sabotage in Malibu!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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 18: The Case of the Guy Who Looks Pretty Good For a 2000 Year Old

    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!Book eighteen: Is the mummified mariner genuinely ancient?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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 17: The Case of the Flowers That Make Your Body All Wobbly

    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 seventeen, a mysterious rose blight is affecting people.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 16: The Case of Eight Arms and No Fingerprints

    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 sixteen, there's a missing giant octopus to be found.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 13: The Case of the Guy Who Makes You Act Like a Chicken

    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 thirteen, the circus and a hypnotist come to town.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 11 : The Case of the Medieval Meathead

    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 eleven, the Royal Treasury of Avalon Island is stolen!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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 7: The Case of the Hot-Air Ba-Boom!

    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 seven, the Famous 5 enter a cross-country baloon race.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 6: The Case of the Thief Who Drinks From the Toilet

    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 six, local pets have become part of a criminal gang.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 2: The Case of the Plant That Could Eat Your House

    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 two, the Famous 5 need to find a dangerous plant on the loose.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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  • Famous 5 on the Case: Case File 1 : The Case of the Fudgie Fry Pirates

    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 one, the Famous 5 learn that there's much more to Shelter Island than a puffin refuge.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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