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  • Mythical Hero Stories

    By David West
    Authors:
    David West
    Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about mythical heroes. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Mayan, European, and Middle Eastern cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Others will be less familiar, such as the Persian story about a hero called Rostram.Myths and ancient civilisations are a core element of the curriculum at KS2 and inclusions in this series, Ten of the Best Myths, of stories from Mayan, Japanese, Indian, Roman, Persian and American cultures - an many others - will both fascinate and educate young readers.
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  • The Mystic Moustache

    By Kate Pankhurst
    Authors:
    Kate Pankhurst
    The eighth novel from the MacMillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration's winner Kate Pankhurst. The perfect book for 7-9 yr olds who love funny stories with quirky illustrations like DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, the DORK DIARIES and CLARICE BEAN.Mariella Mystery (That's me!) - totally amazing girl detective, aged nine and a bit. Able to solve the most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems, even before breakfast.There's strange goings-on at the Young Super Sleuth convention, could it be something to do with the mysterious Mystic Moustache?Perfect for fans of Cathy Cassidy and Tom Gates.
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  • The Mystery of the King's Ransom

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    When a young prince is kidnapped while on a school camping trip in Castle Key, Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift are eager to take on the case. Drift's clever nose is sure to sniff out some clues to the kidnappers - but can the friends rescue the hostage in time?
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  • The Mystery of the Hidden Gold

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    A game of hide and seek in the old Castle Key lighthouse during a violent thunder storm leads to an amazing discovery - a tattered old treasure map! Scott, Jack and Emily can't wait to search for the hidden gold but first they must solve the clues to uncover its secret hiding place. And someone else is after the gold too - someone who doesn't plan to let anyone get in their way!Can our heroes figure out the map, outwit their enemy and find the hidden treasure?The third title in this fabulous new series packed with mystery and adventure!
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  • The Mystery of the Smugglers' Wreck

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    A research team arrives in Castle Key to explore the wreck of an old smugglers' ship that sank in Pirate Cove. When Scott and Emily dive down to the wreck, Scott glimpses a long lost artefact said to hold the key to a hoard of smuggled treasure. But when the team leader goes back to recover the artefact, it has mysteriously vanished! Was Scott mistaken or is somebody else after the smugglers' loot?Follow Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift on a very mysterious treasure hunt.
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  • The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. Mr Goon is on holiday and there's a new policeman in town. While the Find-Outers are up to their usual games, he stumbles upon a puzzling mystery: the theatre safe has been robbed! The top suspect is Boysie, the pantomime cat, but Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip and Bets aren't convinced. Who could the real thief be? This edition contains the original text first published in 1949.
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  • The Mystery of Banshee Towers

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. Ern is back visiting Mr Goon, which gives him and the Find-Outers the perfect chance to explore Banshee Towers. But there's more secrets to the towers than the screaming banshees. Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, Bets and Buster the Dog have one last case to solve...First published in 1961, this edition contains the orginal text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Strange Bundle

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. There's been a robbery at Mr Fellows's house, but nothing has been stolen. It's the most peculiar mystery yet for Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, Bets and Buster the dog! And it's the perfect case for Fatty to practice his new skill of ventriloquism.First published in 1952, this edition contains the orginal text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Vanishing Skeleton

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    A string of unusual crimes hits Castle Key and the chief suspect seems to be a skeleton! Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift the dog immediately start investigating, but nothing about the mystery makes sense.Will the friends finally be defeated by this baffling mix of crimes and the mysterious culprit, or can they uncover the sinister secret that connects them all?The sixth gripping mystery in the exciting new Adventure Island series!
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  • The Mystery of the Dinosaur Discovery

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    When Scott, Jack and Emily stumble upon some bones in the quarry above Castle Key, they're convinced they've discovered the gruesome remains of a murder victim! But the bones turn out to be much, much older than that - could they be dinosaur bones? Or are they the last earthly remains of a real dragon? Rival scientists fight to prove each other wrong, while the friends are determined to uncover the truth - with a little help from Drift the dog, of course!
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  • The Mystery of the Midnight Ghost

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    When Scott , Jack and Emily hear that a film is being made at the nearby manor house they can't resist going to watch. But when the glamorous star of the film vanishes the friends realize they have a new mystery to solve!Has the star been kidnapped by a crazed fan? Could she have run off with her boyfriend? Or did she venture into the manor's attic at midnight and fall foul of the legendary ghost that haunts the old house?The second gripping mystery in this exciting new adventure series!
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  • The Mystery of the Vanished Prince

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. Prince Bongawah is staying at a school camp near Peterswood, but before Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip and Bets get to see him he disappears in the middle of the night! The Find-Outers, along with the help of Ern and his brothers Sid and Pearce, are on the case to find the missing prince. And this time they'll have to work with Mr Goon...First published in 1951, this edition contains the orginal text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Phantom Lights

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    Something strange is afoot on the moors above Castle Key - sinister noises, lights in the sky and mysterious figures moving in the dark. Are aliens invading, as Jack suspects? Could it be smugglers, as Emily thinks? Or is there another explanation? Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift the dog are on the case!
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  • The Mystery of the Black Salamander

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    Scott, Jack and Emily are excited when they are invited to go and watch the testing of a top secret, super-advanced, prototype car. It's just like something out of a James Bond movie - and a secret agent is exactly what's required when the car mysteriously vanishes! Luckily, the friends are on hand to find the car, catch the culprits and save the day - with a little help from Drift the dog, of course!
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  • The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a brilliant mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. Someone has set fire to Mr Hick's cottage, but who could it be? Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, Bets and Buster the dog have their very first case to solve. But it's not easy being detectives with policeman Mr Goon telling them to "clear orf". The Find-Outers are determined - they have to solve the mystery before Mr Goon does!First published in 1943, this edition is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Missing Masterpiece

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    When thieves raid the house of a neighbour, Emily, Jack and Scott are ready to investigate. But, strangely, the neighbour doesn't seem to want the thieves to be caught!The burglars didn't escape with much this time but could the raid be connected to a much older crime involving millions of pounds? The friends begin to uncover the truth, but are they leading themselves into serious danger?Mystery, menace and adventure await in the fourth book of this gripping new series!
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  • The Mystery of the Missing Necklace

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. Mr Goon is busy with a mystery all to himself until Fatty, Pip, Larry, Daisy and Bets discover his secret. There is a gang of jewel thieves using Peterswood as their headquarters! Soon the Find-Outers and Buster the dog are helping the police hunt down the thieves - but who are they?First published in 1947, this edition contains the orginal text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Cursed Ruby

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    The circus comes to town, full of conjurors, clowns, tightrope walkers and trapeze artists. But dark secrets lurk beneath the sawdust and spangles - secrets that are part of a dangerous mystery that might prove impossible to solve!The fifth book in this gripping new adventure series!
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  • The Mystery of the Invisible Thief

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    The Find-Outers is a clever mystery series from bestselling author Enid Blyton, and perfect for fans of The Secret Seven. There's a mysterious burglar in Peterswood. No one has seen the thief, but there are huge footprints and handprints left behind at every robbery. Who could possibly have feet that big? Fatty, Daisy, Larry, Pip, Bets and Buster the Dog are sure to find out!First published in 1950, this edition contains the orginal text and is unillustrated.
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  • The Mystery of the Invisible Spy

    By Helen Moss, Leo Hartas
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Leo Hartas
    There's a new resident in Castle Key - and somebody is watching him! Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift soon suspect that the new resident is an enemy spy. It explains the bullet-proof glass in the windows of his house. And the MI5 agent who is clearly keeping tabs on him! But what is an enemy spy doing in Castle Key? Can the friends reveal his true identity? And uncover his top secret mission? Join Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift as they investigate a man so mysterious he's almost invisible!
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