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September 2012

An interview with Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen, the award-winning author/illustrator - known to his millions of readers world-wide as the creator of Kipper, Lullabyhullaballoo, The Blue Balloon, Penguin Small and of course Wibbly Pig – has two brand new Wibbly Pig books publishing in September: Wibbly Pig has 10 Balloons and Oh no Wibbly Pig, not a rabbit!. Here he talks to Graham Marks about this, that and quite a lot more...

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Princess Prom: Two magical adventures in one!

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Secret Princesses is a gorgeous series about magical princesses and best friends. Princes Prom is a special bumper long book with two stories for even more magical fun! Will Charlotte and Mia finally get their princess wands? Best friends Shelley and Kat are desperate to put on the perfect Jingle Bells Ball. Their whole school is counting on them and they wish everything could go well. And if Charlotte and Mia grant their wishes, they'll finally become fully-fledged Secret Princesses! But mean Princess Poison hates Christmas, hates fun and most of all hates happiness. Can the girls defeat her one last time?Join Charlotte and Mia in this brilliant adventure full of princess sparkle and Christmas excitement!

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Bridesmaid Surprise

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Secret Princesses is a gorgeous series about magical princesses and best friends. Bridesmaid Suprise is a bumper long book with two stories for even more magical fun! In this two-story adventure, trainee Secret Princesses Charlotte and Mia have to grant two very special wishes. Izzy's mum and Chloe's dad are getting married, but the two girls don't want to be stepsisters! Can Mia and Charlotte grant their wishes and help them get along? And can they stop mean Princess Poison before she ruins the wedding? Join Charlotte and Mia in this brilliant adventure full of princess sparkle and wedding excitement!

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Prize Pony

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

A magical new series where best friends become Secret Princesses! In the sparkly second series, Princess Poison has stolen Princess Ella's magic wand. Without it, Princess Ella won't be able to grant any animal-related wishes. Best friend and Secret Princess trainees, Charlotte and Mia, have to help Princess Ella get her wand back by granting four animal-related wishes. Can they help Grace with her pony competition and make her wish come true?

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Pixie Spell

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Queen Malice has cast her most dangerous spell yet!The wicked queen has cursed the Magic Hourglass. When the sand runs out, all the magic will be gone from the Secret Kingdom forever! Jasmine, Ellie and Summer have collected almost all the four Enchanted Objects to break Queen Malice's spell, but there's one left to find, and Queen Malice won't let them have it without a fight. Will the magic of the Secret Kingdom be lost forever?

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Petal Parade

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Twinkle Trophy

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Candy Cove Pirates

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine have been invited to the launch of Mrs Sherbet's sweet shop in the Secret Kingdom! This year the shop is in the form of a beautiful ship that will tour the kingdom, taking sweet treats to everyone!But Queen Malice and her Storm Sprites - calling themselves the Candy Cove pirates - are determined to seize control of the ship and make sure it can't replenish the magic supplies in the kingdom. Once again, it's up to the girls to stop her!

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My Magical Story Collection

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Meet best friends Ellie, Summer and Jasmine in this wonderful collection of stories, and discover their first six magical adventures in the Secret Kingdom! With all-new gorgeous colour illustrations.

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Starlight Adventure

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine have been invited to a special starlight sleepover in the Secret Kingdom! They can't wait to find out whose wish will be granted when the magical shooting stars pass over the kingdom. But when Queen Malice is determined to make sure hers is the wish that comes true, can the girls find a way to stop her?

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Pixie Princess

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Magic Seal

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

The Snowy Seas are home to the Ice Mermaids, who love and care for all the animals that live there. But something's made the mermaids cruel and unkind - it must be Queen Malice's spell! Can Summer, Ellie and Jasmine find the Seal Keeper and return her kindness charm before the mermaids' kind nature is lost forever?

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Puppy Fun

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Glitter Bird

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Rainbow Lion

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine have found three of the Animal Keepers, but the magical lion is still missing - and no one is brave enough to stand up to Queen Malice while his power is reversed! Can the three friends overcome their fears and return the bravery charm to the Lion Keeper, before the evil queen takes over the Secret Kingdom once and for all?

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Christmas Ballerina

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Snow Bear Sanctuary

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Phoenix Festival

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Fancy Dress Party

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks
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Jewel Cavern

Rosie Banks
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Rosie Banks

Wicked Queen Malice has cast a spell on Summer's storybook and unleashed all the fairytale baddies into the Secret Kingdom. Ellie, Summer and Jasmine travel to Jewel Cavern, where a huge fire-breathing dragon is running amok - and worst of all, he's got the magic storybook! Can the girls and their dream dragon friends rescue the book and get the last of the fairytale baddies back into it before the wonderful land is ruined for ever?

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Enchanted Palace

Rosie Banks
Authors:
Rosie Banks

Enter a magical world of friendship and fun!The first book in the Secret Kingdom series introduces Ellie, Summer and Jasmine, who are the very best of friends. One day they find a magic box which whisks them away to a fantastical world! Can the friends help Trixi the pixie save King Merry's 1000th birthday party from Queen Malice's spiky thunderbolt...?Secret Kingdom is a brand new series full of the things girls love most: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures. Newly confident readers will be swept away by the magical stories of three children whose courage and resourcefulness save a fantastical land from disaster.Full of all the things little girls love best: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures, all set in an incredible kingdom!Eye-catching illustrations throughout.Become best friends with Ellie, Summer and Jasmine - plus Trixi the pixie!Help Ellie, Summer and Jasmine save the Secret Kingdom from wicked Queen Malice and her naughty storm sprites. A new exciting adventure in each and every book.