Related to: 'Lost at Sea'

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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Missing

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

A family marooned on an island finds loveable dolphins to help them survive: classic adventure from million-copy-selling Jenny Oldfield. Shipwrecked near a tiny island in a vast ocean, the Fisher family are guided to safety by a small pod of dolphins. Fleur, Alfie, Mia and their parents must learn to build shelter, find fresh water and hunt for food. Each of the children forms a special bond with one of the family of dolphins. Fleur adores the fun-loving, tail-walking Jazz. Mia names her dark-grey dolphin friend Stormy. And Alfie is saved from the shipwreck by Pearl, who always looks out for him. The family have relied on their pod of dolphins for everything - but they're ready to come to the rescue when, this time, it's their dolphin friends who need the kids' help! Jenny Oldfield strikes gold in this beautifully illustrated, exciting adventure story, the fifth in the Dolphin Island series.The full series: Shipwreck, Lost at Sea, Survival, Fire!, Missing, Storm Clouds.

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Storm Clouds

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Survival

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

A family marooned on an island finds loveable dolphins to help them survive: classic adventure from million-copy-selling Jenny Oldfield. Shipwrecked near a tiny island in a vast ocean, the Fisher family are guided to safety by a small pod of dolphins. Fleur, Alfie, Mia and their parents must learn to build shelter, find fresh water and hunt for food. Each of the children forms a special bond with one of the family of dolphins. Fleur adores the fun-loving, tail-walking Jazz. Mia names her dark-grey dolphin friend Stormy. And Alfie is saved from the shipwreck by Pearl, who always looks out for him. Alfie and Mia don't realise how much they rely on their older sister until she is taken ill with a mysterious sickness. They'll do anything to save her - and perhaps the dolphins, too, can help Fleur pull through. Jenny Oldfield strikes gold in this beautifully illustrated, exciting adventure story, the third in the Dolphin Island series.The full series: Shipwreck, Lost at Sea, Survival, Fire!, Missing, Storm Clouds.

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Fire!

Jenny Oldfield
Authors:
Jenny Oldfield

A family marooned on an island finds loveable dolphins to help them survive: classic adventure from million-copy-selling Jenny Oldfield. Shipwrecked near a tiny island in a vast ocean, the Fisher family are guided to safety by a small pod of dolphins. Fleur, Alfie, Mia and their parents must learn to build shelter, find fresh water and hunt for food. Each of the children forms a special bond with one of the family of dolphins. Fleur adores the fun-loving, tail-walking Jazz. Mia names her dark-grey dolphin friend Stormy. And Alfie is saved from the shipwreck by Pearl, who always looks out for him. Danger is on the island: from sharks near shore, to a mystery presence on the island itself. Day-to-day survival is everything ... and the dolphins are there to help! Jenny Oldfield strikes gold in this beautifully illustrated, exciting adventure story, the fourth in the Dolphin Island series.The full series: Shipwreck, Lost at Sea, Survival, Fire!, Missing, Storm Clouds.

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Shipwreck

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Rocking with Roxy and Rosie

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

No animal - or animal-shaped problem - is too big or small for Lexi and Lily, known as 'Muddy Paws,' the animal experts. They are cousins and best friends, and while they don't always see eye to eye ... but they are united by their love for all animals. In this story, the girls are charged with looking after two adorable rare breed Gloucester Old Spot piglets who like to be entertained in a very special way. But this story isn't only about rock-music-loving piglets, there's plenty of other fun-loving animals who keep Muddy Paws on their toes.

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Coaching Madcap

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Making Friends with Breezy

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Silver Cloud

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

Silver Cloud, a wild horse who is noble, brave, fast and strong, roams the plains. He belongs to a society which is more sophisticated and peaceful than that of the neighbouring human tribe which now, on the verge of extinction, needs his help. Silver Cloud's ruling spirit, Ghost Horse, sets him the task of saving them and, as Red Hawk, the leader of the tribe, is old and dying, his young grandson, Four Winds, is sent to accompany him. Silver Cloud and Four Winds must complete three tasks which will redeem the tribe, but during their journey they must battle against evil animal spirits:the snake-haired monster, Thadadaho, the shape-shifter Yietso, and the flame-eyed Unktehi, as well as face the storms, fires and earthquakes that threaten their quest.

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Iron Eyes

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Bad Heart

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Snickers

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Miss Molly

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

Keira's home is Black Pearl Ranch, where she helps train ponies and lives the dream ...Sable Lucas's parents are organising a surprise birthday gift for her - a beautiful sorrel pony called Miss Molly! Keira's dad is given the job of training up the nervy pony and making her spook-proof in only three weeks.The day soon comes to unveil Sable's surprise, but something goes horribly wrong. What has got into Miss Molly? Determined to find out, Keira turns pony detective to uncover what's really going on ...

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Wildflower

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Summer Special: Diamond Charm

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Summer Special: Jethro Junior

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

Jethro Junior is a star jumping horse, tested out by Kirstie over a long, hot summer. The creeks are dry and the threat of forest fires looms large. So when townie campers carelessly discard a lighted match on Eagle's Peak, it's not long before a bush fire rages. First on the scene, Kirstie must ride for help - but there's only one way out, and it involves Jethro jumping the biggest obstacle ever...

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Christmas Special: Starlight

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

A wild and dangerous mountain setting and a daughter who lives, breathes and sleeps horses is a recipe for trouble for ranch owner, Sandy Scott. But 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...When Starlight's young owner, Jay, falls ill, the Scotts take the horse in. But the restless, highly strung horse doesn't settle, so Kirstie fixes a secret meeting for him and Jay. The reunion is a great success, but the parting almost breaks both their hearts. Now Starlight pines worse than before, while Jay's illness turns critical. Has Kirstie made a bad mistake?

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Wild Horses

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

Kirstie is leading a pony trek through Miner's Ridge when a sudden storm causes a landslide. She is trapped alone in Dead Man's Canyon with a herd of wild horses whose leader, a proud black stallion, has been hurt by falling rocks. Cold, wet and alone in the gathering storm - can she find a way out and help the injured stallion?

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Rodeo Rocky

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield
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Crazy Horse

Jenny Oldfield
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Jenny Oldfield

Crazy Horse - wild and unruly, and Cadillac - a beautiful pedigree, are two very different but inseparable horses. When both horses are discovered to be missing one night, it seems that Crazy Horse was used by thieves to lure Cadillac away. Kirstie is worried about what they will do with Crazy Horse - but will she track the stolen horses down in time?