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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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  • 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
    A classic children's story from one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton - be whisked away by these magical Wishing-Chair stories.Mollie and Peter are home for the mid-term break, and Chinky and the Wishing-Chair are ready to whisk them away to magical lands. They'll meet brownies, visit the Land of Wishes and even find gold at the end of the rainbow. But best of all will be helping Santa Claus deliver presents for Christmas!First published in 2000, this edition contains inside illustrations by Rene Cloke (2014).
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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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  • 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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  • Madeline Hatter's Story

    By Shannon Hale
    Authors:
    Shannon Hale
    At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens . . . whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End - both for a story and for a life. As the daughter of the Evil Queen, Raven Queen's destiny is to follow in her mother's wicked footsteps, but evil is so not Raven's style. She's starting to wonder, what if she rewrote her own story? The royal Apple White, daughter of the Fairest of Them All, has a happy ever after planned for herself, but it depends upon Raven feeding her a poison apple in their future. What if Raven doesn't sign the Storybook of Legends? It could mean a happily never after for them both.
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  • May Produce Gas

    By Jonathan Meres
    Authors:
    Jonathan Meres
    It seems like the whole world has gone mad. His dad's obsessed with gas, his best friend has come down with a case of hormones and his brother is in dire need of deodorant. Looks like there's going to be quite a stink.Is life still unfair for Norm?ABSO-FLIPPING-LUTELY!Jonathan Meres follows up May Contain Nuts and May Cause Irritation with another laugh-out-loud story about Norm, a boy who can't understand why everything always seems unfair...
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  • More Seriously Silly Stories!

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Once upon a time there was a silly-billy who carried a cow, a Bad Hair Witch and three pesky pigs - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're scarily silly!Includes Daft Jack and the Bean Stack (shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award), Shampoozel (Children's Book Award Pick of the Year) and Eco-Wolf and the Three Pigs (shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards).
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  • Martin Luther King

    By Verna Williams
    Authors:
    Verna Williams
    Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. Martin Luther King's life is vividly described through detailed text and illustrations, from his humble beginnings in America's Deep South to black Americans' civil rights campaigner in the 1960s. The story of his rise to fame is also the story of black emancipation, giving the young reader an insight into how races treated each other in the very recent past. His death also shows them how deep these divisions were, but Luther King's legacy helps them understand the changed that have come about because of people like him.
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