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  • Spotlight Solo and Other Stories

    By Emma Thomson, Josie Lawrence
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Read by:
    Josie Lawrence
    Felicity Wishes has lots of adventures - and three fantastic friends to share them with!Whether she's singing in the school concert, going for a picnic by the river, ice-skating with her friends or sharing her sweets on a coach - Felicity is a fairy who knows how to enjoy herself!Spotlight SoloRiver Rescue Skating SurpriseCoach Commotion
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  • Stinky Finger's House of Fun

    By Jon Blake, David Roberts
    Authors:
    Jon Blake
    Illustrated by:
    David Roberts
    The world is not as we know it the aliens have come down and taken all the grown-ups away, and left Blue Soup to run everything. Stinky Finger and Icky Bats wander around doing exactly as they please, like all the other children. Along with Bryan Brain, they head off to Uncle Nero's House of Fun. Uncle Neros head is still living in the mailbox outside. Before it goes off into ultra-slumber, it asks Stinky to guard the house. So the three great mates go in and explore: the Time Travel Garage, the Outer Space Garden, the Attic of Horrors, the Living Living Room ...Then a huge explosion ... they're being besieged by an army of huge pigs who want to make people pies! In order to defeat them, they'll have to make the most of the house's surreal and limitless insides ...
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  • Shining Star

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    Shining Star always appears to Krista when they need to help someone in trouble. And now Drifter, the new chestnut pony, is missing from his stables. Nathan Steele's taken him out on the cliffs, and he's only a beginner. It's time for Krista and her magical pony to save the day!
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  • Silver Mist

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    Krista learns that a gang of horse thieves has stolen several of the famous wild ponies that live on Hartfell moor. She returns to the magic place on the cliff path to ask Shining Star for help. They track down the gang as they plan another raid, but events run out of control as the whole herd of ponies runs towards some dangerous cliffs. How can Krista and Silver Star save the ponies from a fatal fall?
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    Story Shop: Stories For Literacy

    By Nikki Gamble
    Authors:
    Nikki Gamble
    Myths, legends, folk tales, fables, trickster stories, humourous stories, adventure stories, mystery stories, historical stories, fantasy, science fiction, stories with familiar settings, stories that raise issues ... all kinds of complete stories for Literacy and reading for pleasure. Chosen by an expert in the use of children's literature in the classroom, this is a collection of 70 complete texts from a range of cultures which are perfect for the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy at KS2. It is also an exciting and immensely varied treasury of short stories that will be enjoyed by all readers. Authors range from Aesop and Arthur Ransome to a role call of the very best for today's young, including Anthony Horowitz, Morris Gleitzman, Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Rosen, Michael Morpurgo, Philippa Pearce, Jan Mark, Jeremy Strong, Adele Geras, Paul Stewart, Malorie Blackman, Jamila Gavin and Beverley Naidoo.
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  • Spooky Sleepover

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Felicity's sleepover party is a lot of fun, but a little scarier than she expected in these three short stories, perfect for young readers.Story 1 - A noise at night gives the fairies a big fright - Who - or - what - is at the window?Story 2 - Felicity loves cooking - but something always seems to go wrong. Can she make her cakes without mishap, in time for Polly's birthday tea?Story 3 - A trip to the beach ends with a missing fairy - and a special pair of water-wings...
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  • Summer Shadows

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    One of the young ponies at the stable yard, Drifter, has been sold back to his previous owner. On a sunny summer day, Krista bids him a sad goodbye. But then she hears he's being neglected. He needs to be rescued! It's time for Krista and Shining Star to save the day!
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  • The Secret Seven & Secret Seven Adventure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Secret Seven are siblings Peter and Janet, and Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George. Together they are The Secret Seven - ready to solve any mystery, any time - in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 mystery novels.Book 1: The Secret Seven It's their first adventure and the Secret Seven super-sleuths are already on the trail of a mystery! The gang are dressed in disguise, following a lead to a spooky old house in the snow...Book 2: Secret Seven Adventure In book two a priceless pearl necklace goes missing. The Secret Seven are first off the mark to catch the thief. Why? Because they saw him making his escape! Now all they have to do is find the necklace.First published in 1949 and 1950, this audio CD edition contains the original text. Both stories are abridged and dramatised with a full cast.
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  • Secret Seven On The Trail

    By Enid Blyton, Esther Wane
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Read by:
    Esther Wane
    The Secret Seven are siblings Peter and Janet, and Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George. Together they are The Secret Seven - ready to solve any mystery, any time - in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 mystery novels.In book four, something mysterious is going on at Tigger's Barn, and the Secret Seven are intrigued. Peter thinks it's all just gossip, but Jack isn't so sure when he overhears a strange conversation. Looks like the Seven are on the trail of another exciting adventure.First published in 1952, this edition contains the original text and is unillustrated.
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  • Spectacular Skies

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    The weather is behaving very strangely in Little Blossoming, but Felicity and her friend are on hand to help in these three short stories, perfect for young readers.Story 1- It is the day of the Summer fete but the awful weather scuppers the fairies' plans for the day.Story 2 - The Weather Fairies have quit their jobs but there are four more fairies dying to take over...Story 3 - Fog has enveloped the whole of Little Blossoming. Felicity gets caught up in hilarious mix-ups and near catastrophes as she tried to find her way home.
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  • Summer Sunshine

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Felicity and her friend are off backpacking around Fairy World in this colour summer special with three short stories.Story 1 - It is the start of the fairies' summer adventure. They are on their way to Dreamland but it's not long before their plans start to go wrong...Story 2 - The fairies are on their way to Bird Island but they are not alone! Being a Friendship Fairy, Felicity has made one or two friends along the way...Story 3 - The fairies are on their last leg of the journey to Friend Land. Will Felicity ever be able to leave somewhere so close to her heart?
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  • Summertime Blues

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    There's a new girl at the stables. Bonnie follows Krista around everywhere, and even comes close to seeing Shining Star! But when Bonnie gets into trouble, will Krista risk her pony's secret and fly to the rescue?
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  • Sea Haze

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    Darcy, a friend of Krista's from school, leaves her dog with Krista to look after while she's away. Molly is a beautiful golden retriever and Krista loves her. She has a wonderful time with Molly, running her along the cliff path on summer evenings. But then Molly disappears! Everyone is involved in the search, but she is nowhere to be found. Krista rides out in search, feeling scared about Molly and guilty that she hasn't looked after her well enough for Darcy. She calls Shining Star, but he has urgent matters to deal with. Can he help in the search for Molly?
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  • Sinbad and the Diamond Valley

    By Martin Waddell, A O'kif
    Authors:
    Martin Waddell
    Illustrated by:
    A O'kif
    Sinbad and Ali are shipwrecked on an island. They spy a sparkling valley below them and decide to investigate. But they are not alone...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
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  • Starlight Dream

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    Krista secretly longs to enter the show-jumping competition. In her daydreams, she wins it with flying colours. But then the owner of her dream pony returns from holiday. Will Krista be able to enter the contest at all?
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  • Secret Whispers

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    When Krista meets Lee Harris, she knows he has a special talent to make all horses understand him! But then Sugar, a lonely and neglected pony, arrives at the stables. Krista needs all that Lee has taught her to keep Sugar's trust ...
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  • Starlight Songs

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
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  • The Sword In The Stone

    By Karen Wallace, Neil Chapman
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Neil Chapman
    When young Arthur accompanies his uncle to a tournament to find the new king of Britain, he's in for a surprise...The Hopscotch Adventures series features exciting, page-turning adventures in under 400 words for children developing their reading confidence.
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  • Storytelling Stars

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    A dusty old book leads to Felicity reuniting two old friends in Storytelling Stars with three short stories.Storytelling StarsNever in Felicity's wildest dreams did she ever think that an old bookshop could be filled with so much magic!Book BamboozleFelicity discovers a secret book that leads to a secret door that leads to the biggest secret in the history of Fairy World.Bookworm BaffleWhen a mystery fairy appears at the bookshop, Felicity is convinced that there is a riddle to solve.
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  • Snowy Showdown

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    The Fairy Olympics are coming to Little Blossoming in this colour winter special with three short stories. Ski SensationThe Fairy Olympics is coming to Little Blossoming and Felicity is bursting with excitement! Until she accidentally volunteers for the ski jump...Snowball SurpriseNever in Felicity's wildest dreams did she imagine that she would be taking part in a professional snowball fight!Snowy ShowdownFelicity and her friends have enjoyed the Fairy Olympics, but will they take a medal home with them?
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