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  • 4 stars across 29 books
    Colin Dann won the Arts Council National Award for Children's Literature for his first novel, The Animals of Farthing Wood, which was subsequently made into an animated series.
    1st February 2012

    Jack and the Baked Beanstalk

    In a 1950s-style future, Jack and his mum run a little burger van cafe. The cafe is close to broke because of the new fl... More

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    26th September 2013

    The Animals of Farthing Wood

    I think you're forgetting something, Adder' said Badger. 'Before we began our journey we all swore an oath, including yo... More

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    7th August 1997

    King Of The Vagabonds

    'Don't stray into the Quartermile Field. Any animal with sense avoids the spot,' warns Sammy's mother. But Sammy is curi... More

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    28th July 2011

    The Ram Of Sweetriver

    The Sweetriver flock has survived the terrible storm which destroyed their valey. But can they survive the long, hungry ... More

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    7th January 1993

    In The Path Of The Storm

    'I mean to be not only the leadero f the deer herd but Lord of the Reserve. So you must stay in your corner of the Park,... More

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    28th July 2011

    A Legacy Of Ghosts

    There had been rumours for years about the wealth of old Mr Mackie. But when ben and Richard start snooping around the d... More

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    3rd May 2001

    Lions Of Lingmere 2 - Lion Country

    Ellen and Lorna, the twin lionesses transported from Lingmere Zoo in England to an African sanctuary, have been renamed.... More

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    7th January 1993

    Battle For The Park

    'I've been looking for him all over the Park. He's just not around any more, Vixen. He's gone.' When Plucky the fox dis... More

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    28th July 2011

    Copycat

    'Pinkie! Kittens! Run!' Sammy was the first ot hear the heavy thud of footsteps. He recognised the threat at once and ca... More

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