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Margaret Mahy

  • 4 stars across 66 books
    Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she was indisputably one of the most popular and successful 20th-century children's authors. She won the Carnegie Medal and many other awards, and was nominated for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. Margaret died in July 2012. Quentin Blake is known for his collaboration with writers such as Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken, Michael Rosen, John Yeoman and, most famously, Roald Dahl. He has also illustrated classic books, including A CHRISTMAS CAROL and CANDIDE and created much-loved characters of his own, such as Mister Magnolia and Mrs Armitage. His books have won numerous prizes and awards and he was appointed the first ever Children's Laureate, a post designed to raise the profile of children's literature.
    7th April 2011

    Bubble Trouble

    Little Mabel blew a bubble and it caused a lot of trouble... Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibbl... More

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    6th September 2012

    The Man from the Land of Fandango

    The man from the land of Fandango is coming to pay you a call! He wears a hat with a tassel and a polka-dot tie - and ... More

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    6th March 2014

    Early Reader: Chocolate Porridge

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    4th April 2013

    Early Reader: The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    7th March 2013

    Early Reader: A Lion In The Meadow

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and re... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Early Reader: Aunt Nasty

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    28th November 2013

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    4th June 2012

    Alchemy

    The second gripping instalment of The Mercian Trilogy by paranormal sensation K J Wignall. 'Run!' Will said to Eloise. S... More

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    1st August 2003

    Dashing Dog

    In this illustrated story a family take their beautifully groomed giant poodle for a walk on the beach. Events take an u... More

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    1st March 2013

    Bubble Trouble Big Book

    Little Mabel blew a bubble and it caused a lot of trouble...Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way. For it... More

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