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  • Julie and Me and Michael Owen makes Three

    By Alan Gibbons
    Authors:
    Alan Gibbons
    For Terry Payne, life is not much fun. His parents are splitting up, and he's fallen desperately in love with the gorgeous new girl at school, who doesn't even know he exists. To top it all off, his beloved football team - the mighty Man U - are on a losing streak.As Terry sees Man U lose to Liverpool, watches in horror as arch-rival and school golden boy showers the beautiful Julie with attention, and discovers the object of his affections is ... a Liverpool fan, he starts to think that things can't get much worse.After all, it's a close contest in Life versus Football - and there can only be one winner. Can't there?Hilarious and heart-warming, this is a touching story about the ups and downs of life, love, and more importantly, football, from award-winning author, Alan Gibbons.
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  • Jack and the Aliens

    By Andy Blackford
    Authors:
    Andy Blackford
    One day some aliens come to visit Earth. When they leave, Jack loses his dog. Could the aliens have taken her?
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  • Julius Caesar

    By Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Andrew Matthews
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king... With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Liberty and Power in Julius Caesar.The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
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  • Juliet the Valentine Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Juliet the Valentine Fairy is in a terrible state! She helps make every Valentines Day special for friends and sweethearts everywhere. But Jack Frost and his naughty goblins have stolen her three special Valentine objects, so nobody is enjoying this most special and wonderful of days!Can Kirsty and Rachel help Juliet, or will the missing Valentine items affect their friendship, too...?
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  • Judaism

    By Honor Head
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    Honor Head
    This title looks at synagogues and what they mean to those who follow Judaism. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Jews, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.
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    Jupiter Amidships

    By S I Martin
    Authors:
    S I Martin
    Jupiter and his brother Patrick are about to embark on a merchant ship bound for home in Sierra Leone, but are set upon by a vicious Navy pressgang. The brothers are beaten, bound, imprisoned at bayonet point, and finally marched to join a Royal Navy Frigate, the Boneta. In word and deed, they are now prisoners of his Majesty King George. They have no idea where they are, or where they are heading. The Boneta is a ship full of secrets, and it's on a mission. Enemies are swiftly made, and the brothers can trust no one. Amid the mystery and danger, Jupiter will need all his strength and wits to survive - and, most surprising of all, some very strange and new technology. What they discover hidden in the holds of the ship, will propel Jupiter and Patrick into an entirely unforeseen battle for their lives ...
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    Jump In!

    By Ian Whybrow, David Melling
    Authors:
    Ian Whybrow
    Illustrated by:
    David Melling
    Just how many animal can Miss Lollipop squash in her truck? And just how big can the animals get? Find out in this hilarious animal farce in which the witty words are perfectly matched by fantastic, dynamic illustrations, with lots of counting fun too.'Both children and adults will enjoy the humour in the illustrations as well as the text.' - Early Years EducatorIllustrated by the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas. Find out more about David Melling here http://www.davidmelling.co.uk/ Written by the author of the popular Harry and the Dinosaurs series. Read more about Ian Whybrow at http://www.ianwhybrow.com/
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  • The Jungle Book

    A tiny baby boy is rescued by wolves from the hunting tiger Shere Khan. The wolves name the boy Mowgli and raise him as one of their own cubs in the Indian jungle - with the help of Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. But Shere Khan never fogets his loss and mnay years later, Mowgli has to face him again
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  • Judaism

    By Geoff Teece
    Authors:
    Geoff Teece
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  • Jason and The Golden Fleece

    By Saviour Pirotta, Jan Lewis
    Authors:
    Saviour Pirotta
    Illustrated by:
    Jan Lewis
    Jason goes to find the Golden Fleece, so he can get the throne back from his wicked uncle. But first he must brave evil skeletons and get past a terrible serpent...
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    Just Like Jasper

    By Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Nick Butterworth
    Illustrated by:
    Mick Inkpen
    A bright, colourful picture book for very young children in which the reader helps Jasper choose how to spend his birthday money. Jasper plays with just about everything in the toyshop. But what will he eventually buy? Simple text with appealing illustrations.
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  • Jessica The Jazz Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
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  • Jade The Disco Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    It's the day of Kirsty's school disco! But Jade the Disco Fairy's magic ribbon is still missing, and without it the disco is going to be a complete disaster. Kirsty and Rachel need a plan, and fast!
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    Juby's Rook

    By Michael Lawrence
    Authors:
    Michael Lawrence
    Fifteen year old Midge Miller is disgruntled about being sent away from home for the best month of the year. But things start to pick up when the decidedly odd Juby Bench gives her a guided tour of the village he lived in as a boy. For Rouklye is no ordinary village. Seized by the War Office in 1943, it's been in ruins for decades. Midge's interest is heightened by the appearance of the 'almost-there boy', whom she takes for the ghost of Juby when he was a lad. But how can he be, when Juby is still alive, all these years later...?
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  • Judaism Around The World

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
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  • Johnny Mohawk

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    When a guest at the ranch falls from his horse and breaks his arm, he accuses the horse, Johnny Mohawk, of bucking him off. Kirstie doesn't believe his story one little bit. Now his father is determined to sue the Half Moon Ranch for thousands of dollars. Can Kirstie prove Johnny Mohawk's innocence before it's too late?
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  • Jason And The Voyage To The Edge Of The World

    By Tony Bradman, Tony Ross
    Authors:
    Tony Bradman
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Ross
    To win back his father's kingdom, Jason must find the fabled Golden Fleece. Many have attempted the perilous journey in search of it and never returned. But Jason and his band of Argonauts set sail determined to succeed!Part of a collection of fun-filled, dynamic and dramatic stories, tales that every aspiring boy-adventurer wants to read.
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