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  • The Sleepwalker

    By Robert Muchamore
    Authors:
    Robert Muchamore
    The ninth title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James is getting into trouble on campus, while Lauren has an air crash to investigate ...An airliner explodes over the Atlantic leaving 345 people dead. Crash investigators suspect terrorism, but they're getting nowhere. A distressed twelve-year-old calls a police hotline and blames his father for the explosion. It could be a breakthrough, but there's no hard evidence and the boy has a history of violence and emotional problems. Only CHERUB agents can unearth the truth. They're trained professionals with one essential advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them. For official purposes, these children do not exist.
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  • Stone Goblins

    By David Melling
    Authors:
    David Melling
    Beware - there are goblins living among us! Within these pages lies a glimpse into their secret world. But read quickly, and speak softly, in case the goblins spot you...Saggypant and Seepage are stone goblins, but they're not much good at collecting stones. When strange noises are heard in the goblin tunnels, it's up to the dozy pair to investigate. Could the rumours of dragons be true?A riotous, laugh-out-loud funny series for younger readers from the bestselling author of Hugless Douglas, David Melling.
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  • Secrets and Surprises

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Join Felicity in the hectic days leading up to her birthday. Have Felicity's friends forgotten all about it? Will anybody come to her party? Find out in this fantastic pop-up and flap paperback edition.
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  • Sir Gadabout

    By Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley, Tony Ross, Clive Anderson
    Authors:
    Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Read by:
    Clive Anderson
    Sir Gadabout is a walking disaster. Voted the "knight most likely to chop his own foot off in a fight", he shivers in his rusty armour when he has to face the brave Sir Lancelot in a joust. Sir Gads travels with his loyal squire Herbert to the wizard Merlin's cottage to get his ear stuck back in place after the joust, and survives an attack by Merlin's crazed guard turtle. Then, when Queen Guinevere is kidnapped, Sir Gads sets out to save the day!Join the loveable Sir Gadabout, loyal Herbert and Merlin's sarcastic cat, Sidney Smith, on a chaotic quest that will make every reader - child or adult - laugh out loud.Read by Clive Anderson(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
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    Sir Gadabout Gets Worse

    By Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley, Tony Ross, Clive Anderson
    Authors:
    Martyn Beardsley, Martyn Beardsley
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Read by:
    Clive Anderson
    Meet Sir Gadabout - the Worst Knight in the World . . . When Excalibur is stolen, Sir Gads sets off with his trusty band of followers to find the evil Sir Rudyard the Rancid. They must face the worst if they are to return the mighty sword to its rightful home.Read by Clive Anderson(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
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  • The Silver Child

    By Cliff McNish, Malcolm Freeman, Saskia Wickham
    Authors:
    Cliff McNish
    Read by:
    Malcolm Freeman, Saskia Wickham
    Six children leave the comfort of their homes. They are drawn to Coldharbour - an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls and rubbish tips. Emily and Freda, the twins, scuttle bright eyed and insect-like in search of the others. They find Thomas on a food tip. The gentle giant boy Walter joins them and so does Helen, who can read minds. And at the centre of it all is luminous Milo, his skin hot and bright with silver.Each of them has a unique gift, but they must learn to use their skills fast. Drawing ever closer in a maelstrom of fury is the Roar, something vast and dreadful that wants to destroy them all. As in The Doomspell trilogy, Cliff's characters really are 'the children next door' until they discover the powers they possess and he sweeps them and the reader into his worlds of magical fantasy, writing exciting, breathtaking adventures with richly imagined, vividly drawn characters, and an infectious energy, warmth and humour. The Silver Child is book 1 in a heart-stopping new sequence.Read by Malcolm Freeman and Saskia Wickham(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
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    Speak

    By Laurie Halse Anderson
    Authors:
    Laurie Halse Anderson
    From her first moment at Merryweather High, Melinda Sordino knows she's an outcast. She busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't know glare at her. No one knows why she called the police, and she can't get out the words to explain. So she retreats into her head, determined not to think about it. But, try as she might, it just won't go away...
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    The Story of Bear

    By Hilary Mckay, Serena Riglietti
    Authors:
    Hilary Mckay, Serena Riglietti
    It was Christmas time when the Bear arrived. He was not invited; he just appeared. Nobody needed him. Nobody wanted him. The Bear was dropped in a skip where he remained until a brave little girl and a cheery seagull helped him to get a life. Little did he know that his new home would be a place filled with rubbish mountains, bulldozers, blue rabbits and mad horses!
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  • Small Knight and George

    By Ronda Armitage, Arthur Robins
    Authors:
    Ronda Armitage
    Illustrated by:
    Arthur Robins
    Small knight doesn't want to fight a dragon, he wants to stay at home and play kick-a-ball with his friends. He doesn't even know what a dragon looks like. But it's what big brave knights do, so he sets out on his quest. As he travels the land on his trusty steed, George, he sees the havoc a dragon can wreak! But what happens when he finally comes face to face with one?A fabulously funny, read-aloud adventure from Ronda Armitage - author of bestselling family favourite The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. With detailed, cartoon-style illustrations from Arthur Robins.
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  • Samantha the Swimming Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    The Sporty Fairies are in need of Rachel and Kirsty's help. Everyone in Fairyland is preparing for the Fairy Olympics, but Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the magic sporty items so they can win by cheating! What's more, with the items missing, everyone in the human world is playing sports really badly, and so the human Olympics is in danger of being ruined too! Samantha the Swimming Fairy is desperate to get her Magic Goggles backs from the goblins - can Rachel and Kirsty help?
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  • Scared

    By Anthony Horowitz
    Authors:
    Anthony Horowitz
    Three sinister and creepy tales by Anthony Horowitz, a master-storyteller and the best-selling author of the Alex Rider series. Gary hates the countryside - why did his mum have to bring him here to stay with his gran. It's boring and prickly and field after field, it all looks the same - especially when you're lost . . . Kevin loves computer games, but this latest game (Smash Crash Slash 500 Plus) breaks all the rules, and now Kevin is part of the game . . .Howard is in Heaven, strange after a life spent bullying, stealing and playing truant - so why is he so unhappy?
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  • Snap Kick

    By Spike T Adams
    Authors:
    Spike T Adams
    Amir wants to play for the school football team - the Hill Street Hawks.The Stone Crew have other ideas.But Amir won't be pushed around...
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  • Scribble's Secret

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Scribble the tortoise lives with all his special friends in Isabella's toybox. He is a normal tortoise and does normal things. But it's in the middle of the night that Scribble does something very unusual... Will the toys discover his secret?
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  • Shannon the Ocean Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    It's the summer holidays and Rachel and Kirsty are visiting Kirsty's grandma, who lives by the sea. After discovering a magical shell on the beach and being whisked away to Fairyland, the girls discover that the fairies need their help. Naughty Jack Frost has stolen Fairyland's three enchanted pearls and this is causing chaos in the oceans and mixing up daytime and night-time! The girls must help Shannon the Ocean Fairy explore a magical underwater world (meeting many strange and wonderful sea-creatures along the way!), outwit Jack Frost and his goblin henchmen, and return each of the enchanted pearls to their rightful place...
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  • Secret Seven Win Through & Three Cheers Secret Seven

    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 7: Secret Seven Win ThroughThe Secret Seven have a fantastic new hiding place, but somebody else has been using it too. Whoever it is is going there at night, and the gang are going to put a stop it. They are determined to catch the cheeky intruder, whatever it takes.Book 8: Three Cheers, Secret SevenPeter and Jack go looking for their lost model aeroplane in an old abandoned house and find a lit fire in one of the rooms. Who is living there, and why? Looks like the Secret Seven have another interesting case to solve.First published in 1955 and 1956, this audio digital download contains the original text. Both stories are abridged and dramatised with a full cast.(P) Hodder Children's Books 1995
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  • St Clare's: The Twins at St Clare's & The O'Sullivan Twins

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series.The Twins at St Clare's Pat and Isabel find life at St Clare's is not as easy as they thought. They have several surprises and arguments before they admit their troubles are of their own making, and settle down to make friends.The O'Sullivan TwinsIt's the start of the Easter Term and the twins are looking forward to meeting all their friends at St Clare's once more. They are determined to be obedient and studious, but the new girls prove to be so much fun.Poor Mam'zelle had better watch out.Expect mischief at St Clare's!Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at St Clare's. This audio download is abridged and dramatised with a full cast and makes wonderful listening for all St Clare's fans. Each story is one hour. (P) Hodder Children's Books 2006
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  • St Clare's: Claudine at St Clare's & Fifth Formers at St Clare's

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series.Claudine at St Clare's Eileen's mother is the new Matron and Mam'zelle's niece, Claudine, joins St Clare's and causes havoc wherever she goes. The twins are enchanted by rebellious Claudine and her mad-cap plans, but will she last the term?Fifth Formers at St Clare'sThe girls are in the fifth form, about to reach the sixth, but they are not too old for tricks and escapades, jokes and excitement. Especially amusing is French girl Antoinette who, like her sister Claudine, doesn't always understand the ways of St. Clare's.Expect more mischief at St Clare's!Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at St Clare's. This audio download is abridged and dramatised with a full cast and makes wonderful listening for all St Clare's fans. Each story is one hour. (P) Hodder Children's Books 2006
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    Shakespeare's Tales

    By Beverley Birch, Stephen Lambert
    Authors:
    Beverley Birch
    Illustrated by:
    Stephen Lambert
    'The barge she sat in like a burnished throne, burned on the water: the poop was beaten gold, purple the sails...'A lyrical re-telling of Shakespeare's plays; Hamlet, The Tempest, Anthony and Cleopatra and Othello by respected children's author Beverley Birch, partnered with sublime illustrations by Stephen Lambert. A perfect introduction to these landmark plays.
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  • The Smugglers' Secret

    By Chris Mould
    Authors:
    Chris Mould
    Stanley Buggles holds the key to the ancient secret contained in the smugglers map.But where will it take him? And who is following on behind?
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  • The Story of a World War II Evacuee

    By Andrew Donkin
    Authors:
    Andrew Donkin
    Evacuated to the countryside to escape the nightly German air raids in London, Harry and his friends decide to play their own Battle Of Britain. But as a German plane, chasing a British Spitfire, steams into the sky little does Harry know how dangerously real his battle is about to become.
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