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Margaret McAllister

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Margaret McAllister

  • 4 stars across 65 books
    Margi McAllister has written a number of children's novels including The Mistmantle Chronicles and The Life Shop
    1st October 2019

    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

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    19th June 2020

    The Good Thing About Bad Days

    A warming practical book full of advice, suggested activities and encouraging messages to help young children (5-9 yea... More

    (8 reviews)
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    2nd October 2014

    Five Children and It

    When five siblings - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother, the Lamb - discover a sand-fairy in their grave... More

    (5 reviews)
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    27th July 2016

    15 Things Not To Do With a Granny

    The hilarious follow-up to 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby has all the warmth and humour of its predecessor, focus... More

    (2 reviews)
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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15 More Pack A: My Guinea-Pig Is Innocent

    Joe has just moved into the area and he is very glad when a boy in his class offers to sell him a guinea-pig in My Guine... More

    (1 review)
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    28th September 2007

    The Magic Porridge Pot

    This work contains four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read.... More

    (1 review)
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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 14 More Pack A: Never Wash your Hair

    In Never Wash your Hair Mum thought Tom had nits. Tom knew different - but he never guessed that a day later he'd be on ... More

    (1 review)
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    24th January 2018

    15 Things Not To Do With A Puppy

    Hooray! You have a new puppy! You're going to be best friends... as long as you DON'T do the following things; DON'T tea... More

    (1 review)
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    29th September 2005

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 14: Treetops More Stories A: Never Wash Your Hair

    This book is part of TreeTops Fiction, a structured reading programme providing juniors with stories they will love to r... More

    (1 review)
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