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  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Judy Allen's AWAITING DEVELOPMENTS won the Whitbread Award, the Friends of the Earth Earthworm Award, and was commended for the Carnegie Medal. Author of more than 30 books for children published to critical acclaim, frequently reaching prize short-lists, she also writes for radio and television; 5 plays for BBC Radio 4, dramatisations of THE SECRET GARDEN and TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN (Philippa Pearce) for BBC Radio. Her award winning adult DECEMBER FLOWER was televised by Granada in 1985, adapted for BBC Radio and televised in US. THE STONES OF THE MOON was first published by Jonathan Cape in 1975. Her first novel for Hodder, THE BURNING is being simultaneouly published, as well as a reissue of her acclaimed THE SPRING ON THE MOUNTAIN, first published by Jonathan Cape in 1973
    3rd August 2006

    The Catnapping Cat

    'I've cast thousands of spells,' said the witch to her cat. 'I've flown twice round the world and my battery's flat. It'... More

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    20th April 2000

    Frogs and Toads

    "Oxford Reds" is our first major super series for newly confident readers. Each book is on a real-life subject, with a s... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Flip the Flaps: Animal Homes

    ?From watery places to deep, dark caves, flip the flaps to uncover animal homes both expected and unexpected. Discover w... More

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    1st August 2010

    What Is A Wall, After All?

    This is one of a new series of books, "Read and Discover", designed to encourage children to learn about the world as th... More

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    4th January 2012

    Three Weird Days and a Meteorite: Band 18/Pearl

    Some odd things are happening to Mike. First a meteorite hits his backpack, then his garden starts sinking and he begi... More

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    20th January 2000

    The Spring On The Mountain

    Peter, Michael and Emma are strangers, each despatched by their parents for a week's holiday with the Myers in their cot... More

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    5th December 2005

    Watching

    A fascinating novel exploring the natural world by a Whitbread Award-winning author. A film project exploring the settle... More

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    14th January 2002

    Are You a Butterfly?

    This introduction to the world of the butterfly aims to bring this familiar, small creature sympathetically to life. You... More

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    14th January 2002

    Are You a Spider?

    This introduction to the world of the spider aims to bring this familiar, small creature sympathetically to life. Young ... More

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    18th April 2011

    Flip the Flaps: Dinosaurs

    Originally published in hardcover in 2008.... More

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