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  • Mystery of the Theatre Ghost

    By Pamela Butchart, Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Pamela Butchart, Enid Blyton
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    A second, action-packed Secret Seven adventure by prize-winning author Pamela Butchart, brilliantly illustrated by Tony Ross. The Secret Seven are excited to be chosen as extras in a local play, but during the opening performances things go seriously wrong. Could someone be trying to sabotage? The cast and crew are adamant that a theatre ghost must be causing the mysterious accidents, but the Seven aren't convinced. It's up to the gang and their spaniel Scamper to find out who is really behind the mischief - and why! Set in the same world and time as the original stories by Enid Blyton, both Mystery of the Skull and this fantastic new book satisfyingly extend the series for fans old and new. Both stories are brought to life by Tony Ross's brilliant illustrations throughout. Join the Secret Seven for more mystery, excitement, friendship and FUN than ever before! Read all 15 stories in the original Secret Seven series ...Also look out for Secret Seven Brain Games - a fun and tricky puzzle book! *Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
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  • My Bed and Other Home Essentials

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • My T-shirt and other clothes

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • The Monkey King's Prize

    By A J Hunter, James de la Rue
    Authors:
    A J Hunter
    Illustrated by:
    James de la Rue
    Time is running out for the chosen ones...Sam and Trey are tasked with saving the world from total destruction by gathering the scattered fragments of the Warrior's Shield. Their next stop is ancient China, where they need to track down the third piece - fast!Transported to a misty bamboo forest, they are attached by the shape-shifting Monkey King. They manage to strike a deal to save their lives: if they can recover a stolen treasure from the malicious Lord Liu, then maybe, just maybe, he will help them.But Liu is a Lord of the Dark, part of the evil that Sam and Trey are fighting. Can they trust the mischievous monkey to help them defeat him? There's only one way to find out...
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  • Millie vs the World

    By Kiera O'Brien
    Authors:
    Kiera O'Brien
    'Storming. Left me gasping, chilled, and desperate for more!' MELINDA SALISBURYMillie knows she's not what they say she is. She's not a unit: she's a girl! It's all just a crazy misunderstanding. If she could just talk to her Company without the police shooting at her - they could sort this mess out. But on the run and cut off from everyone she knew before, how can Millie get back to her friends when the only 'people' willing to talk to her are a bunch of outlawed machines? One thing's for sure, surviving in the real world is proving to be a lot dirtier, stranger and more dangerous than she could have expected.
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  • My Unwilling Witch Skates on Thin Ice

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    NOW Haggy Aggy's getting a skating instructor she can learn to dance on ice - even though it's wake-the-dead time and she should be Dancing On Graves!
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  • My Unwilling Witch Sleeps Over

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    Meet Rumblewick, HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITCH'S FAMILIAR to the MOST UNWILLING WITCH IN WITCHDOM. No wonder he uses every spare moment to scribble away in his diaries. It's the only way he keeps from going totally bats on a broomstick! This hilarious laugh-out-loud adventure, packed with wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, is one of eight books in the Rumblewick Diaries series, from award-winning author, Hiawyn Oram.Now, in this particular book... Haggy Aggy's only made 'bestest' best-friends in the WHOLE wide world with two girl gymnasts. And can you believe THIS? They have asked HER to sleep over tonight and she's said YES! WHY ME?
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  • My Unwilling Witch Gets A Makeover

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    Meet Rumblewick, HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITCH'S FAMILIAR to the MOST UNWILLING WITCH IN WITCHDOM. No wonder he uses every spare moment to scribble away in his diaries. It's the only way he keeps from going totally bats on a broomstick! This hilarious laugh-out-loud adventure, packed with wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, is one of eight books in the Rumblewick Diaries series, from award-winning author, Hiawyn Oram.Now in this particular book... Haggy Aggy wants a TOTAL MAKEOVER so she can become a SLINKY OTHERSIDE SUPERMODEL in top-to-toe PINK. Urggh! All I can say is SOCKS and HELP!
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  • My Unwilling Witch Starts a Girl Band

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    Meet Rumblewick, HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITCH'S FAMILIAR to the MOST UNWILLING WITCH IN WITCHDOM. No wonder he uses every spare moment to scribble away in his diaries. It's the only way he keeps from going totally bats on a broomstick! This hilarious laugh-out-loud adventure, packed with wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, is one of eight books in the Rumblewick Diaries series, from award-winning author, Hiawyn Oram.Now, in this particular book... Is HAGGY AGGY totally bats on a broomstick in a burning belfry or WHAT? She's only starting a GIRL BAND and I have to be in it even though it is as clear as new moonlight - I AM NOT A GIRL! HELP!
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  • My Unwilling Witch Starts a Fun Park

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    Can you believe THIS? Haggy Aggy's only been witchnapped and put to work spelling a broken-down Amusement Park into the Scariest Fun Park Ever. All I can say is SOCKS, TADPOLES IN SOCKS and HELP!
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  • My Unwilling Witch Flies High

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    Meet Rumblewick, HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITCH'S FAMILIAR to the MOST UNWILLING WITCH IN WITCHDOM. No wonder he uses every spare moment to scribble away in his diaries. It's the only way he keeps from going totally bats on a broomstick! This hilarious laugh-out-loud adventure, packed with wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, is one of eight books in the Rumblewick Diaries series, from award-winning author, Hiawyn Oram.Now, in this particular book... HAGGY AGGY wants to FLY HIGH like the trapeze artist in the circus. I've told her she can - on a BROOMSTICK where she belongs - but does she listen to her faithful Familiar? NO SHE DOES NOT! HELP!
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  • Malala Yousafzai

    By Claudia Martin
    Authors:
    Claudia Martin
    Take a look at the life of Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Find out about her human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school and the international movement it has inspired. Discover how Malala, a schoolgirl from Pakistan, stood up to the Taliban and defended her right to obtaining an education. From her initial blogging for the BBC, to the shooting that rocked the world, to her emergence as a powerful speaker in favour of feminist rights, Malala's story will amaze and inspire.
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  • My Unwilling Witch Gets Cooking

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    When Haggy Aggy's being unwilling and and doing everything witches NEVER do, who gets the blame? Me! What am I supposed to do now she going to be in a Celebrity Cheffing Show???! HELP!
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  • My Unwilling Witch Goes To Ballet School

    By Hiawyn Oram, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Hiawyn Oram
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    This is the latest: Haggy Aggy wants to go to Ballet School!! I ask you. Is that what a witch who WANTS to be a witch does? NO! All I can say is HELP!
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  • May Still Be Charged

    By Jonathan Meres
    Authors:
    Jonathan Meres
    The ninth hilarious title in the award-winning, laugh-out-loud series, The World of Norm. Perfect for fans of Tom Gates and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.Norm knew it was going to be one of those days when he was grounded before he'd even got up...But that's what happens when you run up a phone bill the size of a flipping bus. The trouble is Norm has no idea how it happened! All he knows is that he has to somehow pay it off if he's to go biking with Mikey. Even if that does mean going into business with the world's most annoying next door neighbour... With brilliantly funny illustrations throughout from Donough O'Malley. Praise for Jonathan Meres: 'Hilarious stuff from one of my comic heroes!' - Harry Hill 'Jonathan Meres is flipping funny!' - Eddie Izzard
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  • More Wishing-Chair Stories

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Join Mollie and Peter in this final magical Wishing-Chair adventure by the world's best-loved storyteller Enid Blyton. Molie and Peter are home for half-term, and the Wishing-Chair is ready to whisk them away to magical lands! They'll meet a mysterious witch's cat, visit the Land of Wishes and even find gold at the end of the rainbow. But best of all, a certain jolly somebody needs help delivering presents - or Christmas might not happen! The stories in this book were originally published in magazines between 1937 - 1952. This edition contains the classic texts, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.
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  • The Magic Faraway Tree

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The second book in the magical Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton.Joe, Beth and Frannie's cousin Dick comes to stay, reluctant at first to share in their adventures at the top of the Faraway Tree. Join them 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 1943, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).
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  • The Mountain of Adventure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. A peaceful holiday in the Welsh mountains should be on the cards for Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack, but they once again manage to land themselves in another dangerous adventure. Wolves, rumbling mountains and mysterious strangers are the order of this holiday ...First published in 1949, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Magic Faraway Tree

    By Enid Blyton, Kate Winslet
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Read by:
    Kate Winslet
    The second story in Enid Blyton's much loved Magic Faraway Tree series - read by KATE WINSLET!The Magic Faraway Tree is the second magical story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come with them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.This recording is abridged in the following ways: Chapters 20-21 are mergedChapter 22 is abridgedChapters 23-26 are omitted(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013
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  • Magical Children Complete eBook Collection

    By Sally Gardner
    Authors:
    Sally Gardner
    A complete collection of all 6 books in the Magical Children series, from bestselling, award-winning author Sally Gardner.The collection includes:The Boy Who Could FlyThe Boy With The Lightning FeetThe Boy With The Magic NumbersThe Invisible BoyThe Smallest Girl EverThe Strongest Girl In The World
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