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Debbie Ridgard

Debbie Ridgard

  • 5 stars across 45 books
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6th September 2007

The Twits

"A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monk... MoreThe Twits

(210 reviews) Review
6th February 2020


The first action-packed adventure that started the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the first book in... MoreStormbreaker

(85 reviews) Review
7th January 2010

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek god. I was just a normal kid, going to sc... MorePercy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

(77 reviews) Review
1st March 2018


Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2019 A fast-paced fantasy adventure that will set you... MoreBrightstorm

(50 reviews) Review
1st January 2017

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... MoreAlice's Adventures in Wonderland

(43 reviews) Review
2nd January 2020

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure ... MoreThe Girl Who Stole an Elephant

(43 reviews) Review
13th March 2014

Varjak Paw

'Stylish, original and inventive, Varjak Paw is a modern children's classic' Jacqueline WilsonThis cat must learn to fig... MoreVarjak Paw

(39 reviews) Review
7th November 2002

Charlotte's Web

A gorgeous full-colour large format edition of Charlotte's Web, one of the best-loved animal stories of our time.The unf... MoreCharlotte's Web

(29 reviews) Review
2nd April 2015

Tom's Midnight Garden

When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle's house for the summer, he resigns himself to endless weeks of boredom. A... MoreTom's Midnight Garden

(14 reviews) Review
6th August 2007

The Wreck of the Zanzibar

A gripping children’s story from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo. “We all kne... MoreThe Wreck of the Zanzibar

(8 reviews) Review
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