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  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 and awarded a Knighthood in 2009. Find out more at www.chrishoy.com or follow on Twitter: @chrishoy

    Joanna Nadin is the award-winning author of more than 70 books for children and young people. A former journalist and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, she lives in Bath. Find out more at www.joannanadin.com or follow on Twitter @joannanadin

    Clare Elsom is an illustrator, tap dancer and doodler based in Exeter and London. Find out more at www.elsomillustration.co.uk or follow on Twitter @ClareElsom
    12th September 2013

    The Paper Dolls

    Read aloud by broadcaster Lauren Laverne, The Paper Dolls book and CD is a stunning, rhythmical story of childho... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Crocodile Tears

    Alex Rider's eighth, adrenaline fueled adventure in the number one bestselling series. In the eighth book in the number... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Scorpia Rising

    The dark and shocking conclusion to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the final book in the number one b... More

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    8th September 2016

    Flying Fergus 4: The Championship Cheats

    The fourth book in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy The District Championship... More

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    7th April 2003

    Hello, Goodbye

    "Hello! Hello!" come little voices, squeaky voices and deep-down voices from all over the tree. But when it begins to ra... More

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    25th February 2016

    Flying Fergus 2: The Great Cycle Challenge

    The second in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. Fergus Hamilton lives and dreams bi... More

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    30th June 2016

    Flying Fergus 3: The Big Biscuit Bike Off

    The third in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. The Hercules' Hopefuls are through to... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Flying Fergus 5: The Winning Team

    The fifth story in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. The Hercules' Hopefuls a... More

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    15th June 2017

    Flying Fergus 6: The Cycle Search and Rescue

    After their amazing win at the National Championships, Fergus and the rest of the Hercules' Hopefuls are keen to get bac... More

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