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Witch

By Christopher Pike
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Christopher Pike
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Witch Hill

By Marcus Sedgwick, Marcus Sedgwick
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Marcus Sedgwick, Marcus Sedgwick
A present-day boy, a seventeenth-century girl, an ancient crone: for a single moment, their lives are fused by fire. A tense, brilliant and eerie novel, nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award.The fire was a family tragedy that Jamie can't forget, even in his dreams. And now there is something terrifying happening to him in Crownhill, the village where he's been sent to get over his problems. Something to do with an evil old witch who gets into his nightmares, and a frightened girl, the victim of a long-ago witch hunt, whose presence lingers on . . . As the dark secrets of Crownhill are revealed, Jamie has to confront his worst fears in order to free himself from the horrors of the past.
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  • Warriors of the Raven

    By Alan Gibbons
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    Alan Gibbons
    The Legendeer opens the gateway between our world and the world of the myths, between triumph and tragedy. The Gamesmaster almost has us at his mercy. Twice before fourteen-year-old Phoenix has battled against him in Shadow of the Minotaur and Vampyr Legion, but Warriors of the Raven is the game at its most complex and deadly level. Set in the world of Norse myth, Phoenix enters the arena for the final conflict. Join him in Asgard to fight Loki, the Mischief-maker, the terrifying Valkyries, dragons and fire demons - and hope for victory. Our future depends on him.The Legendeer is more than just a game. Play it if you dare.
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  • William Shakespeare

    By Emma Fischel
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    Emma Fischel
    The extraordinary life of England's greatest dramatist is told in fascinating detail, from his rural beginnings in Stratford-on-Avon, where he was born in 1564, to his phenomenal success in London, where he became a favourite at the glorious court of Queen Elizabeth. The narrative describes how plays were beginning to become the popular entertainment form of the day, how theatres were built and who went to them. All Elizabethan life is there, and the book gives the reader not only a complete background on the life of Shakespeare, but also a vivid picture of late sixteenth-century life.
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  • The Witch's Children

    By Ursula Jones, Russell Ayto
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    Ursula Jones
    Illustrated by:
    Russell Ayto
    Look out! The witch's children are coming and that means TROUBLE! Out in the park one windy day, they try out their magic: Gemma's turned into a frog, the ice cream van into a coach, the squirrels into footmen. But then the witch's children don't know how to break the spells! How will they return everything to normal? Get Mum to sort it out, of course! Ages 3+.
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    Wolf

    By Geoffrey Malone
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    Geoffrey Malone
    In the desperate search for food during a desolate winter, Marak leads his pack of wolves into the cattle country of Wyoming. Lying in wait for them near the town of Elliot Lake is a hunter, hired by a local rancher, Daniels.The Viccary family is new to Elliot Lake, and thirteen-year-old Ed Viccary is having difficulty adjusting to small-town life - not least because of his conservationist views. When Marak is critically injured by the hunter, it is Ed's father who finds him bleeding in the snow. The local people insist that they turn the wolf over to Daniels, and the Viccarys reluctantly concede. But Ed is appalled, and in the dead of night he frees Marak, who escapes into the wilderness. Marak is on his own, with every wolf pack trying to drive him away. Eventually, he meets a solitary female, and they begin to carve out their own territory. But Daniels and his hunters are closing in ...
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    Wonderful Me!

    By Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
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    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    Witches, mermaids, dragons, a dog who plays the violin, a girl who finds a dinosaur egg and a boy who wanted the world to be flat - all these and more appear in this book of stories and poems by a born storyteller. Written with warmth and a gentle humour, they read aloud beautifully and are rich in surprises and imaginative twists. First published in l972 as 'The First Margaret Mahy Storybook', many of these stories have been loved so much that they have appeared in many anthologies - and in many countries - over the years. They are now freshly presented with charming line drawings by Peter Bailey.
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  • Winnie The Pooh & House at Pooh Corner

    By A A Milne
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    A A Milne
    Two CDs packed full of fun and adventure with Winnie-the-Pooh and all his friends in the Hundred Acre Forest. Each CD forms part of a wonderful dramatisation of Winnie-the-Pooh by David Benedictus with music composed, directed and played by John Gould. With a cast of carefully-chosen actors, this adaptation conveys all the magic of Milne's classic stories.The cast includes the following stars:Pooh - Stephen FryPiglet - Jane HorrocksEeyore - Geoffrey PalmerKanga - Judi DenchRoo - Finty WilliamsRabbit - Robert DawsOwl - Michael WilliamsChristopher Robin - Steven Webb
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    Wait for me!

    By Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
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    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    An irresistible collection of stories brimming with bird-children, kind wizards, kings in broom cupboards, butterflies, goats, kites, woodland creatures and many other delights. Margaret Mahy is one of the twentieth century¿s most popular and successful children's authors . The stories in this book, first published as 'The Second Margaret Mahy Storybook', have appeared in many anthologies in many countries over the years. Here they are freshly presented with line drawings by Peter Bailey, as a companion volume to 'Wonderful Me!'
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  • The Wizard's Promise

    By Cliff McNish, Geoff Taylor
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    Cliff McNish
    Illustrated by:
    Geoff Taylor
    Replace the current stuff with this from Amber:- The magic of all children has been released. Now, throughout the skies of Earth they fly, playing the deadly spell-games. Only Rachel watches for what she knows is coming - the invasion of the Witches. And this time there is a new enemy - the terrifying Gridda-breed. Rachel and Eric will need all their skill and courage in the coming battle - knowing that if they fail, the whole world will be engulfed in darkness. The final instalment of the classic Doomspell Trilogy.
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    Weekend

    By Christopher Pike
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    Christopher Pike
    The weekend in Mexico sounded like a dream holiday, Four guys, five girls and a gorgeous oceanside mansion all to themselves. Except nothing was going the way they'd planned. There was the girl upstairs who was fighting for her life, the phone lines were dead and the explosion in the garage that could have killed them all. But not even that prepared them for what happened next. Because while they were getting some sun, someone else was getting revenge - and the terror wouldn't stop until the weekend was over.
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  • The Witch's Children and the Queen

    By Ursula Jones, Russell Ayto
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    Ursula Jones
    Illustrated by:
    Russell Ayto
    Nestle Gold Award Winner! The Witch's Children are back and that means TROUBLE! This time they are using their magical spells to visit the Queen. But when they change the Number 16 Bus into a magic carpet, who knows what will happen? This magical follow-up to 'The Witch's Children' is packed full of fun and surprises!
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    Watch Me!

    By Margaret Mahy, Peter Bailey
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    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    Peter Bailey
    Like its companion volumes WONDERFUL ME! And WAIT FOR ME!, these stories and poems are alive with the sort of magic and fun that children's dreams are made of. In these pages you will meet Aunt Nasty the witch, the boy who bounced, a few magicians, a ghostly girl, a princess who marries a clown and endless other surprises. Originally published as The Third Margaret Mahy Storybook, and newly illustrated by Peter Bailey, these tales remain as well-loved now as ever.
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    Who Wants A Dragon?

    By James Mayhew
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    James Mayhew
    Who wants a dragon, all fiery and bright? A lost baby dragon, alone in the night? This little dragon does not mean to give the knight a fright or tip the witch off her broom. Even though he is a little clumsy, all he really wants is someone to love him . . . but who will?An utterly delightful tale, filled with fairytale characters and the all important happy ending!
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  • Whispering Wishes

    By Emma Thomson
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    Emma Thomson
    Felicity Wishes and her friends are determined to pefect their wish-making technique in these three short stories, perfect for first readers.Misleading Magic -The Grand Wishmaker is visiting the School of Nine Wishes to show the fairies how to make impossible dreams come true. Felicity and her friends are determined to reveal the truth behind the magic.Invisible Icon - With a little help from Felicity and her friends, Holly becomes invisible just like the Grand Wishmaker. But the novelty of being invisible soon wears off!Multiple Magic - Felicity and her friends attempt to break the Fairy World Record for making the biggest wish. But Felicity soon starts to doubt her ambitious plan.
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  • Wild Horses

    By Jenny Oldfield
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    Jenny Oldfield
    Kirstie is leading a pony trek through Miner's Ridge when a sudden storm causes a landslide. She is trapped alone in Dead Man's Canyon with a herd of wild horses whose leader, a proud black stallion, has been hurt by falling rocks. Cold, wet and alone in the gathering storm - can she find a way out and help the injured stallion?
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    Who's Who of Horrors

    By Tracey Turner
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    Tracey Turner
    What do the following have in common? The Cross-Eyed Lambeth Poisoner, the Teenage Butcher, Juana the Mad and Ismail the Bloodthirsty? Answer: they are all horrors! People who have tortured, murdered, died in a revolting manner, or practise a particularly horrid habit. This book lists these and dozens more, each with its own Horror Rating, as well as their Horrible Deed, Horrible End and Specialist Skills.Read on and shudder.
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  • Wool and Cotton

    By Rita Storey
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    Rita Storey
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  • Willow The Wednesday Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Naughty Jack Frost has stolen the seven Fairyland Fun Day Flags, and the Fun Day fairies need Rachel and Kirsty's help to find them! In this book, Willow the Wednesday Fairy must find her flags before the goblins sabotage the Arts and Craft fair...
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  • Winnie's Wonderland

    By Emma Thomson
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    Emma Thomson
    Felicity and Winnie have a magical time in Winnie's Wonderland in these three fantastic short stories, perfect for Felicity fans to read on their own as well as delightful bedtime stories for younger fans!Exciting Escapades - When Winnie is sent on a life changing adventurehalfway around Fairy World, she is never quite the same fairy again...Marathon Mix-up ? It's the day of the Fairy Marathon. Winnie soonrealises that not everything has to go to plan to be a success...Winnie's Wonderland ? When Winnie discovers a magical part of Nine WishWood she also discovers that your dreams can come true!
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