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  • The Secrets of Vesuvius

    By Caroline Lawrence
    Authors:
    Caroline Lawrence
    It's the summer of AD 79 and Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, set sail for the Bay of Naples where they are going to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. Once they arrive, they are soon absorbed in a quest to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes: Mount Vesuvius erupts and the friends must flee for their lives!Not just a mystery - this is an absolutely thrilling action adventure that brings history to life!
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    The Scent of Magic

    By Cliff McNish
    Authors:
    Cliff McNish
    Rachel and her brother are extraordinary. She is a spell-maker. He is a destroyer of spells. The High Witch, Heebra, wants Rachel and Eric crushed, and her enemies, the Wizard's, destroyed. A party of witches is dispatched to find the thousands of children with powers like Rachel's, and turn them into a ferocious army. Can Rachel and Eric stop the witches and win the battle between good and evil? The second instalment of the classic Doomspell Trilogy.
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  • Summer Special: Diamond Charm

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    This is a recipe for trouble for ranch owner, Sandy Scott. But her daughter Kirstie is undaunted by her mother's warnings. She's at her happiest riding the trails through the tall forests and deep canyons of the Meltwater Range...It's midsummer and a busy time at the ranch. So why does Sandy Scott let Taryn West stay for free? Kirstie soon learns that Taryn's life has recently fallen apart - her mom is missing presumed dead and her dad is the chief suspect. When novice rider Taryn disappears on her favourite horse, Diamond Charm, Kirstie sets off to track her down - before they find themselves battling to save the life of another member of this torn and tragic family ...
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: Rumply Crumply Stinky Pin

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Once upon a time in a country where everyone had silly names (and the King had the silliest of all) there lived a miller by the name of Eyebrow Snailsocks.Eyebrow has a problem - he can't stop boasting about his daughter and soon the King decides to find out the truth. So one night, the miller's daughter finds herself locked in a room full of spaghetti which she must knit into vests by sunrise or else...!
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: The Emperor's Underwear

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    The Emperor gets everyone's knickers in a twist when he decides to wear his marvellous new magic pants in public...
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Ghostyshocks is as jittery as a jellyfish when she gets lost in the forest - and has to go to the hairy, scary bears' house for help.
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: Ecowolf and The Three Pigs

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Eco-Wolf knows it's important to give Mother Nature RESPECT. Unlike the three big bad pigs, and their pesky polluting plans...
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  • Shampoozel

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Shampoozel's brush with the Bad Hair Witch grows into a hair-raising adventure. Will it all come out in the wash?
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: Snow White and The Seven Aliens

    By Laurence Anholt, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    The ugly old Mean Queen is jealous of Snow White, because she has a pretty little nose and wants to be a pop star. The Mean Queen tries to stop Snow White's dream coming true, but will she be a match for seven singing aliens?
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  • Seriously Silly Stories: Little Red Riding Wolf

    By Laurence Anholt, Michael Rosen, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt, Michael Rosen
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    The Big Bad Girl is always teasing Little Wolfie. She thinks her naughty tricks are funny - but who's going to get the last laugh?
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    The Sleeping Princess and other Fairy Tales from Grimm

    By Saviour Pirotta, Emma Chichester Clark
    Authors:
    Saviour Pirotta
    Illustrated by:
    Emma Chichester Clark
    Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses, handsome princes and wicked witches. This collection contains ten of the most loved fairy tales from the brothers Grimm, retold by master storyteller, Saviour Pirotta, and exquisitely illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. The well-loved stories within the book include: Little Briar Rose, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and Rose Red, Rapunzel, Cat and Mouse in Partnership, Little Snow White, The Six Swans, The Frog Prince, Rumpelstiltskin, and The Twelve Dancing Princesses.
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    Silver Myths And Legends Of The World

    By Geraldine McCaughrean
    Authors:
    Geraldine McCaughrean
    These are the stories our ancestors told to explain how the world began; or they are legends of half-remembered heroes or people whose lives were changed by magic. Brilliantly retold in the sparkling, energetic prose of one of the great names in children's books, SILVER MYTHS AND LEGENDS and its companion volume GOLDEN MYTHS AND LEGENDS make an outstanding collection of wonderful tales, many of them unavailable anywhere else.
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  • Saffron the Yellow Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    When Rachel and Kirsty meet on the ferry to Rainspell Island one summer holiday, they have no idea that such incredible adventures with the fairies await them! in this third book in the series, Rachel and Kirsty follow the buzzing bees to try to find Saffron the Yellow Fairy.
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  • The Secret Mermaid Handbook

    By Penny Dann
    Authors:
    Penny Dann
    Join Pearl as she gets ready to sing at the Fish King's birthday concert, meeting all her special ocean friends along the way. This magical mermaid adventure is full of fun pop-ups and mermaid paper gifts including: a shell bikini top, a photo frame, a lucky fish bracelet, a pearl ring, sparkly hair decorations, a magic fortune fish and stick-on jewel earrings.
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    Skellig

    By David Almond
    Authors:
    David Almond
    When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain.Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive. With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital. But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael's world changes for ever . . .
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  • Six Dinner Sid

    By Inga Moore
    Authors:
    Inga Moore
    Sid is a cat who is addicted to having six meals a day and glories in this lifestyle. Manipulative, persuasive and a charmer he has wrapped everybody round his little paw - each owner believes that Sid belongs to them only . . . until the day he is found out!
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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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  • The Secret Princess Handbook

    By Jan Lewis
    Authors:
    Jan Lewis
    Here is a must-have handbook for everyone who's always wanted to be a princess! Packed with tips, gifts and surprises, this adorable novelty pop-up book shows little girls how to make their princess dream come true! The special gifts include: lucky crystal earrings, a pair of pink shoe decorations, sparkly hair accessories, a matching ring and bracelet, a shimmering party mask, a glittery tiara, and a pretty purse to keep all your gifts safe!
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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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  • Summer The Holiday Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Summer the Holiday Fairy has got her work cut out. Jack Frost has moved to Rainspell Island for the summer and it's a very different place to when Rachel and Kirsty visited in the first series. Now there are no tinkling ice-cream vans or sailing boats. There's not even any sand on the beach! Jack Frost has taken it all to build his giant sandcastle. There are three special shells, that control the holiday atmosphere. Summer the Holiday Fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to get them back.
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