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  • Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy and the Witchfinder

    By Michael Lawrence
    Authors:
    Michael Lawrence
    It's the 17th century, and Jiggy O'Dear is happy enough in Great Piddle - until the Witchfinder General accuses his nan of being a witch. Can Jiggy save her from thedunk of death in Piddle Pond?
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  • Just So Stories - The Elephant's Child

    By Robert James, Garyfallia Leftheri
    Authors:
    Robert James
    Illustrated by:
    Garyfallia Leftheri
    In this story, the Elephant's child never, ever stops asking questions. But when he determines to find out what Crocodile eats for his dinner, he's in for a surprise!The Tadpoles Tales series features simple retellings of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories with bright, funillustrations, for children who are just starting to read on their own.
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  • Jack and the Bean Pie

    By Laura North, Mike Phillips
    Authors:
    Laura North
    Illustrated by:
    Mike Phillips
    Jack is very poor but an expert at making pies. One day he gets some magic beans and a giant surprise!Hopscotch Twisty Tales are fantastic new stories featuring characters from the classic fairy tales, in text of under 400 words.
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  • Journey to the Centre of the Earth

    By Jules Verne
    Authors:
    Jules Verne
    Axel Lidenbrock and his uncle, the great explorer Professor Otto Lidenbrock, embark on a historic journey to discover the heart of the Earth. Climbing down the shaft of a volcano, they find a magical world inhabited by prehistoric creatures. But then the volcano starts to rumble...Adapted by Penny Dolan from the original novel by Jules Verne.A series of adaptations of well-known stories, designed to introduce young readers to the classics. Divided into short chapters and illustrated with modern black and white artwork, each title will offer the reader an accessible and exciting read.
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    Jessie Hearts NYC

    By Keris Stainton
    Authors:
    Keris Stainton
    Jessie's just arrived in New York, hoping to forget about her awful ex.New Yorker Finn is in love with his best friend's girlfriend.They might be perfect together, but in a city of eight million people, will they find each other?
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  • Jane Eyre

    By Charlotte Bronte
    Authors:
    Charlotte Bronte
    Jane Eyre is the story of an orphan girl who overcomes a lonely and miserable childhood to find a position working as a governess for the mysterious Mr Rochester at grand Thornfield Hall. But as Jane finally finds happiness, long-buried secrets from the past threaten to destroy everything...Adapted by Maggie Pearson from the original novel by Charlotte Bronte.A series of adaptations of well-known stories, designed to introduce young readers to the classics. Divided into short chapters and illustrated with modern black and white artwork, each title will offer the reader an accessible and exciting read.
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  • Just So Stories - How the Leopard Got His Spots

    By Elizabeth Rogers, Petra Brown
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Rogers
    Illustrated by:
    Petra Brown
    In this story, all the animals are the same colour. Then Giraffe and Zebra go off to the forest and they begin to change. Leopard can't find them anywhere! Perhaps it is time for him to change too ...The Tadpoles Tales series features simple retellings of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories with bright, funillustrations, for children who are just starting to read on their own.
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  • Jungle Fortress

    By Shoo Rayner
    Authors:
    Shoo Rayner
    Axel Storm's parents are rock stars - and they just want Axel to be a normal boy! But when he goes to stay with his crazy uncles, Axel always ends up stealing the show...Axel Storm is in the jungle on a tough mission: to protect the rainforest from the evil Creesus van Marbles. Luckily, Axel's Uncle Monty is trained in survival skills. Can they save the Amazon before it's too late?
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    Just 16

    By Jean Ure
    Authors:
    Jean Ure
    15 year old Sam is alway being teased for not having gone all the way with a girl. When he meets Priya they form a strong emotional bond, and after a time their relationship becomes physical. Then Priya becomes pregnant.
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    Jacob's Ladder

    By Brian Keaney
    Authors:
    Brian Keaney
    A boy wakes up in the middle of a field. He cannot remember how he came to be there or even who he truly is. All he knows for certain is his name, Jacob.This is the story of a journey through fear towards hope, a choice between a past you cannot remember and a future you cannot predict.
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  • Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy the Vampire Slayer

    By Michael Lawrence
    Authors:
    Michael Lawrence
    What would you do if you were attacked by vampires? Edwardian butcher's son Jiggy Offal-Trype knows what he'd do. Run. But he can't. He has to fight back. Luckily, he has these killer new skills...A fang-tastically funny new story from a bestselling author.
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    Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

    By Lynne Rickards, Lee Wildish
    Authors:
    Lynne Rickards
    Illustrated by:
    Lee Wildish
    Like many young children, Jacob O'Reilly wants a pet. He'd love a dog. A cat would be great. Ooh, what about gerbils? Or an iguana? He's desperate for an animal to look after, but mum and dad don't fancy the idea. Then they suggest that he start a pet-sitting business, and all hell breaks loose...'The jokes work time and time again, and it'll be a firm favourite on any bookshelf.' - The Bookbag
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  • Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy's Magic Balls

    By Michael Lawrence
    Authors:
    Michael Lawrence
    In the Jiggy's Genes series we will meet a whole host of Jiggy's ancestors and discover that, through centuries past, there have always been Jiggys!It's not easy being a peasant. Jiggy's medieval life is one dirty dung heap of trouble after another. Worse, he has to work for the dumbest Knight in the land, Sir Bozo de Beurk. But when Jiggy discovers a pair of magic balls, his fortunes might be about to change...
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  • Jealousy

    By Lili St. Crow
    Authors:
    Lili St. Crow
    Dru has made it to Schola, the leading school where the vampire-fighting Order is based. There she is up against the capricious Anna, the only other female who shares her powers. Dru must unlock the mystery of who betrayed her mother, battle her intensifying feelings for both Graves and Christophe, and try to stay hidden from Sergej's deadly nosferat - bloodthirsty hunters who'll stop at nothing to destroy her.
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  • July

    By Gabrielle Lord
    Authors:
    Gabrielle Lord
    On New Year's Eve, Callum Ormond is chased down the street by a crazed man with a deadly warning:They killed your father.They'll kill you.You must survive the next 365 days.Cal is running out of places to hide. Everywhere he goes, someone seems to be behind him, tracking his every move. They don't care who they hurt to get to him.As his sixteenth birthday approaches, the threat to him and his family increases. Nobody is safe while the secret of the Ormond Singularity remains unsolved. And Cal's enemies will do anything to make sure he doesn't see his sixteenth ...He has 184 days. He can't hide for ever ...
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    Jack's Tractor

    By Thomas Taylor, John Kelly
    Authors:
    Thomas Taylor
    Illustrated by:
    John Kelly
    Jack takes a ride in his big red tractor with a trailer attached behind, picking up lots of fun animal friends along the way. But before long it gets dark and he's lost. Who will help him find the way home?
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    Jolly Olly Octopus

    By Tony Mitton, Guy Parker-Rees
    Authors:
    Tony Mitton
    Illustrated by:
    Guy Parker-Rees
    When Jolly Olly Octopus gets the giggles, it isn't long before the waves of bubbly laughter have spread to all his friends and the whole sea bed is awash with sea creatures chuckling away. But, oh no! Here comes Shark! Suddenly things aren't quite so funny any more. The incredibly successful Tony Mitton and Guy Parkrer-Rees pair up again to bring you this bright and delightful rhyming romp.
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  • Japan

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
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    Jonas

    By Eden Maguire
    Authors:
    Eden Maguire
    Something strange is happening in Ellerton High. Phoenix is the fourth teenager to die within a year. His street fight stabbing follows the deaths of Jonas, Summer and Arizona in equally strange and sudden circumstances. Rumours of ghosts and strange happenings rip through the small community as it comes to terms with shock and loss.Darina, Phoenix's grief-stricken girlfriend, is on the verge. She can't escape her intense heartache, or the impossible apparitions of those that are meant to be dead. And all the while the sound of beating wings echo inside her head...And then one day Phoenix appears to Darina. Ecstatic to be reunited, he tells her about the Beautiful Dead. Souls in limbo, they have been chosen to return to the world to set right a wrong linked to their deaths and bring about justice. Beautiful, superhuman and powerful, they are marked by a 'death mark' - a small tattoo of angel's wings. Phoenix tells her that the sound of invisible wings beating are the millions of souls in limbo, desperate to return to earth.Darina's mission is clear: she must help Jonas, Summer, Arizona, and impossibly, her beloved Phoenix, right the wrong linked to their deaths to set them free from limbo so that they can finally rest in peace. Will love conquer death? And if it does, can Darina set it free?
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  • Jewels of the Jolly Roger

    By Dan Jerris
    Authors:
    Dan Jerris
    There is treasure to be found on Cannibal Island...if you can get past the gruesome shrunken heads that chant from the trees, "Dinner you'll be!" Will Jack and Al make it out of there alive and find the mysterious Dragon Blood Sabre?Every Dragon Blood Pirates book comes with a sheet of cool pirate stickers. Collect them all and go on to solve the great Dragon Blood Pirates Treasure Hunt and WIN pirate booty!
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