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Vivian French

  • 4 stars across 258 books
    Vivian French was best known at school for being extremely weedy, and for talking a lot.
    She continued her attachment to words by becoming first an actor, then a story-teller and
    finally a writer of children's books ... she's not sure how many she's written (she's not
    good at maths), but it's somewhere around two hundred. Many of them are for sevens
    and under, but she does write for older children too - and also non-fiction, which she says
    is very exciting because you find out so many things you never knew about.
    At the moment Vivian is writing books about Princesses, Draglins, Egyptians and
    Chocolate - oh, and a frog obsessed sorceress. (If she's not working on at least five
    books at the same time she worries she'll never be asked to write again.)
    She does rather too much travelling in order to swap ideas about books and writing with
    children and adults, and this often makes her late delivering the books she's meant to be
    writing. (If any publishers are reading this, she's very sorry!)
    She lives in Edinburgh, and has four grown up daughters ... and she's a lot less weedy.
    She still talks a lot, though.

    Korky Paul is from South Africa. He has illustrated many books for children and his work with the poet John Foster is particularly popular. He illustrated WINNIE THE WITCH which won the Children's Book Award and is now available on CD ROM. Korky divides his time between Oxford and Greece.
    3rd March 2017

    The Covers Of My Book Are Too Far Apart: (And Other Grumbles)

    Vivian French MBE explores some of the fibs we tell children and children tell us about reading and books in a fun pictu... More

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    2nd March 2017

    The Cherry Pie Princess

    A stand-alone comic adventure for younger readers by sublime storyteller Vivian French, with pictures by Marta Kissi, a... More

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    6th August 2015

    Growing Frogs

    Learn about the transformation from frogspawn to frog with this fun, informative picture book, part of the Nature Storyb... More

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    2nd October 2014

    The Snarling of Wolves: The Sixth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The sixth book in the comic fantasy series Tales from the Five Kingdoms - in which the borders are broken and the Five K... More

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    4th June 2007

    The Robe of Skulls: The First Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    An exuberant, hilarious and wildly entertaining fairy tale with a cast of characters who are good, bad and very, very ug... More

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    7th June 2010

    Polly's Pink Pyjamas

    Polly loves her pink pyjamas - she wears them all day long! But she can't wear them to Fred's party, so her friends Popp... More

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    6th August 2015

    Yucky Worms

    Worms ... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this enjoyable new book which reveals just how amazing the wriggl... More

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    30th May 2016

    Caterpillar Butterfly

    Watch a caterpillar metamorphose into a butterfly in this fun, informative, award-winning picture book, part of the Natu... More

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    3rd August 1995

    Oliver: Oliver's Vegetables

    Do you like chips? Oliver does. In fact, he won't eat anything else - until he plays a game with his grandpa. Whateve... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Early Reader: The Kitten with No Name

    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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    14th January 2016

    Early Reader: Emily Mouse's Birthday Party

    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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    3rd February 2003

    Morris the Mouse Hunter

    Morris is ginger and very fat. He's a cat who loves snoozing and eating... but that won't catch him a mouse. Another l... More

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    1st May 2012

    The Buttons Family: Going to the Doctor

    One in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. Cherry has a cold but she doesn'... More

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    8th September 2014

    Pig in Love

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    7th August 2014

    Early Reader: Micky's Magic Pencil

    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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    30th March 2016

    Knight in Training: Spots, Stripes and Zigzags: Book 4

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    12th December 2012

    Starters: Chocolate

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    12th January 2017

    Knight in Training: Combat at the Castle: Book 5

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    1st February 2002

    Princess

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Rachel and the Dancing Dolphin: Book 29

    When the princesses at Emerald Castle go out on a trip to Seabird Island, Princess Rachel notices a baby dolphin caught ... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Bethany and the Lost Piglet: Book 32

    When one of the piglets from the farm disappears, Bethany is desperate to help. Can she and her friends from Tulip Room ... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Ruby and the Enchanted Whale: Book 27

    Princess Ruby and her friends go out on a boat with the school fairy godmother, Fairy G, to look for Old Grey, the whale... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Knight in Training: A Horse Called Dora: Book 2

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Lindsey and the Fluffy Guinea Pig: Book 34

    Princess Lindsey's favourite animals are guinea pigs. And Monty the guinea pig seems to love Lindsey. Will she get in tr... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Mia and the Magical Koala: Book 31

    It's a new term and the princesses are at Diamond Turrets. There they will learn how to look after animals, and Princess... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Georgia and the Shimmering Pearl

    Princess Georgia designs a beautiful bouquet for a special princess. but horrible Princess Diamonde and Princess Gruell... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Jessica and the Best-Friend Bracelet

    The Princess Academy is having a Friendship Festival! Princess Jessica wants to make somethiing special for her friends... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Olivia and the Velvet Cloak

    The Princess Academy has visitors - princes! Princess Olivia dreams of a prince bowing low in admiration before her. B... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Amy and the Golden Coach

    Princess Amy is so excited about the dance competition at the end of term! Will she win enough tiara points to get her ... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Chloe and the Primrose Petticoats

    Princess Chloe can't wait to wear her primrose petticoats at the Ruby Mansions ball. But she's forgotten her invitation... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Millie and the Magical Mermaid: Book 28

    The princesses at Emerald Castle have an art lesson on the beach one day, and Princess Millie can't believe her eyes w... More

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    20th July 2000

    Oliver: Oliver's Milkshake

    First it was his vegetables. Then it was his fruit. Now it's his milk - will Oliver ever like what's good for him? Spend... More

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    2nd August 2012

    The Music of Zombies: The Fifth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The fifth book in Vivian French's comic fantasy series Tales from the Five Kingdoms. In this hilarious new story, Gracie... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Leah and the Golden Seahorse: Book 26

    The princesses are off to Emerald Sea World for a school outing - they can't wait to see the wonderful golden seahorse! ... More

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    1st May 2003

    Henny Penny

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    10th April 2013

    Little Dog

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    4th July 2013

    Prince Charmless

    Since the day he was born, nothing was good enough for Prince Charmless. From the moment he woke until the time he went ... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Katie and the Silver Pony

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Alice And The Magical Mirror

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Daisy And The Dazzling Dragon

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    7th January 1999

    Aesop's Funky Fables

    A re-telling of Aesop's classic moral tales - some well-known and some almost unknown. Rap your way through these wacky... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Emily And The Beautiful Fairy

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Charlotte and the Birthday Ball

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    6th October 2005

    The Tiara Club: Princess Sophia and the Sparkling Surprise

    Where do Princesses go to school? The Princess Academy! There they learn all they need to know about becoming a proper P... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Amelia and the Silver Seal: Book 25

    Princess Amelia is so excited to be starting a new term at the Princess Academy with her best friends in Daffodil Room... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Abigail and the Baby Panda: Book 35

    There's a special secret tucked away in the bamboo grove. The nasty twins don't care about scaring the baby panda, but P... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Caitlin and the Little Lamb: Book 33

    Princess Caitlin is SO excited about the costume competition. The winner gets to lead an orphan lamb in the Grand Proces... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Rebecca and the Lion Cub: Book 36

    The princesses of Tulip Room can't wait to ride the elephants to the end-of-term ball. Then they spot a lion cub in trou... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Early Reader: A Rainbow Shopping Day

    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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    2nd October 2008

    The Tiara Club: Be a Perfect Princess

    Do you want to be a PERFECT PRINCESS? Do you want to discover how to be the BESTEST friend, what to wear and how to be k... More

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    4th April 2013

    Early Reader: Blood and Guts and Rats' Tail Pizza

    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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    5th July 2012

    Early Reader: The Big Sticky Bun

    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 August 2008

    Singing to the Sun

    Wealth, power - or love? Which would you choose? A beautifully written and sumptuously illustrated picture book from Viv... More

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    2nd October 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Promises

    Thirty-six magical promises to share with your family and friends. Now you can cheer up someone you love, be kind and ge... More

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    15th April 1998

    Oliver: Oliver's Fruit Salad

    Oliver, star of Oliver's Vegetables, is back from his healthy week eating vegetables at his grandpa's house. Suddenly,... More

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    3rd May 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Lauren and the Diamond Necklace

    Princess Lauren falls in love with a beautiful necklace at the Annual Exhibition of Dazzling Diamonds. but she gets int... More

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    2nd October 2008

    The Tiara Club: The Midnight Masquerade with Princess Emma and Princess Jasmine

    A winning combination of princessy glamour, school stories, friendship and magic. Princess Emma and Princess Jasmine... More

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    12th February 2015

    Early Reader: Ladybird, Ladybird

    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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    18th February 2016

    The Egg and I

    Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learn... More

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    3rd July 2008

    Emerald Ball

    Princess Leah and Princess Amelia are so excited! The princesses at Emerald Castle are going on a hot air balloon race... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Zoe and the Wishing Shell: Book 30

    There is a special end of term tradition at Emerald Castle - the princesses get to make wishes using a special wishing... More

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    1st October 2015

    Knight in Training: A Very Bothersome Bear: Book 3

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    5th January 2016

    Aladdin and the Genies: Band 14/Ruby

    Vivian French tells this well-known, much loved traditional tale of Aladdin, the magical genies and Aladdin's wishes. ... More

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    7th June 2012

    Early Reader: A Creepy Crawly Story

    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 2005

    Buck and His Truck

    A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers from bestselling author Vivian French, with a friendly text an... More

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    1st September 2005

    Brian the Giant

    A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers, from bestselling author Vivian French and much-loved illust... More

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    3rd August 2009

    The Heart of Glass: The Third Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    Hilarious third book in the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series which began with the popular The Robe of Skulls and feat... More

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    5th August 2002

    Morris and the Cat Flap

    Morris is a lovable, greedy fat ginger kitten. In this story he is afraid of the new cat flat, but how will he get his... More

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    11th October 2013

    Ellie and the Sea Monster

    Ellie is no ordinary Princess. She is determined to reach the Hill of Promises in time for the setting of the Second Sun... More

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    22nd May 2006

    Falling Awake

    Danny is cool. The younger kids think they're cool too, but they are just kiddie babes to Danny. He can make easy money ... More

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    12th April 2012

    Mynd at Y Doctor

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    12th April 2012

    Esgidiau Newydd

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Charlotte and Katie at Silver Towers

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Charlotte, Katie, and the other princesses from Silver Rose Room as they learn all the... More

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    1st October 2009

    Starlight Surprise

    Princess Freya and Princess Lisa have got to stay at the Princess Academy over Christmas! They're feeling a bit homesick... More

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Sophia and Emily at Silver Towers

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Sophia, Emily, and the other princesses from Silver Rose Room as they learn all they n... More

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Charlotte and Katie at the Princess Academy

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Charlotte, Katie, and the other princesses from Rose Room as they learn all they need ... More

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    21st September 2006

    Christmas Wonderland

    The princesses at Silver Towers are putting on a Christmas Show! All princesses are invited to sing, dance or recite a... More

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Daisy and Alice at Silver Towers

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Daisy, Alice, and the other princesses from Silver Rose Room as they learn all they ne... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Fashion Dress-Up Book

    Children can dress Princess Charlotte and her friends from the Princess Academy for the royal garden party, the ball... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Sarah and the Silver Swan

    It's the end of term at Pearl Palace. The magical silver swan must fly down to the lake before Princess Sarah can win he... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Early Reader: The Perfect Pet Shop

    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 October 2010

    The Flight of Dragons: The Fourth Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    Hilarious fourth book in the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series which began with the popular The Robe of Skulls and fea... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 4: Ava's Sparkling Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    1st May 2012

    The Buttons Family: New Shoes

    One in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. Charlie's shoes are too tight bu... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Daisy and the Magical Merry-Go-Round

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Emily and the Wishing Star

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Sophia and the Prince's Party

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    1st July 2012

    The Buttons Family: First Day at Playschool

    One in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. It's Cherry's first day at plays... More

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    1st July 2012

    The Buttons Family: The Babysitter

    One of a series of six brilliant new series of first experiences books about the Buttons Family. Mum and Dad are going ... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Charlotte And The Enchanted Rose

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    1st July 2012

    The Buttons Family: Going to the Dentist

    One of a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons Family. Dad's got toothache and Mum says... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Alice and the Crystal Slipper

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    3rd August 2006

    The Tiara Club: Princess Katie and The Dancing Broom

    Follow the six best friends in the "Tiara Club" as they go on to the next stage of the Royal Palace Academy for the Prep... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Tiara Club: Princess Friends Sticker Book

    This pretty princess activity book includes over 75 reusable stickers featuring all the princesses from the storybooks p... More

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    3rd September 2009

    The Tiara Club: Princess Party Letters

    It's party time at the Princess Academy . . . It's Fairy G's birthday and the Silver Rose Room princesses have a plan to... More

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    5th April 2012

    Early Reader: Down in the Jungle

    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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    5th September 2013

    Early Reader: I Am A Woolly Hat

    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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    1st June 2015

    The Most Wonderful Thing in the World

    A funny and heart-warming fairy tale about our values by Vivian French, exquisitely illustrated by Angela Barrett.From t... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Knight in Training: Dragons Can't Swim: Book 1

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Sophia and Emily at the Princess Academy

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Sophia, Emily, and the other princesses from Rose Room as they learn all they need to ... More

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    6th August 2009

    The Tiara Club: Daisy and Alice at the Princess Academy

    Welcome to the Tiara Club! Join Daisy, Alice, and the other princesses from Rose Room as they learn all they need to k... More

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    1st May 2012

    The Buttons Family: Staying with Gran

    One in a series of six brilliant new first experiences books about the Buttons family. Cherry, Charlie and Baby Lou hav... More

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    2nd July 2009

    The Tiara Club: Rose Petal Picnic

    Two new princesses are at Diamond Turrets - and they're twins! Anna and Elizabeth hope to make lots of friends, but will... More

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    2nd September 2013

    The Prince and the Parsnip: Band 04/Blue

    Inspired by the tale of the Princess and the Pea, well-known children's author Vivian French tells the story of Prince... More

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    1st August 2004

    Bert and the Burglar

    A lively and engaging Starters title for beginner readers from bestselling author Vivian French, with a friendly text ... More

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    6th October 2008

    The Bag of Bones: The Second Tale from the Five Kingdoms

    The good witches of Wadingburn are worried - there's a new witch in town with a bag of magic bones, and she's so evil sh... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 1: Lily's Shimmering Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 3: Sophie's Shining Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 2: Madison's Starry Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 5: Emma's Glittering Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    21st June 2013

    Stargirl Academy 6: Olivia's Twinkling Spell

    The girls in Team Starlight learn spells and earn their stars in this magical new young fiction series! Welcome to Star... More

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    2nd November 2000

    The Snow Dragon

    When the power-crazy Most Royal of Fire Dragons decides he wants to rule not only his own hot southern kingdom but also ... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Melody & Jackson's Christmas Spell

    A Stargirl Academy Christmas Special with a longer extent and extra sparkle! Following on from the first six Stargirl A... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Grace and the Golden Nightingale

    Fairy G is taking the princesses to the Museum of Royal Life! Princess Grace can't wait to hear the golden nightingale s... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Ellie and the Enchanted Fawn

    A little fawn has lost its way in Hollyberry Wood. Can the Pearl Palace Princesses help Witch Windlespin find his mother... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Lucy and the Precious Puppy

    Princess Lucy has a secret. She doesn't like games - and it's nearly Sports Day! But when Queen Molly asks her for a spe... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Isabella and the Snow-White Unicorn

    A trip to Lord Henry's castle in the Magical Mountains sounds so exciting! Princess Isabella hopes she will be lucky eno... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Tiara Club: Princess Hannah and the Little Black Kitten

    Princess Hannah is so pleased to be at Pearl Palace with her friends from Lily Room! But when she finds a little black k... More

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    5th August 1993

    Hedgehogs Don't Eat Hamburgers

    Hector and Hattie and Harry and Hester set off to find a nice juicy hamburger. But Fox doesn't want a hamburger, and nei... More

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    27th August 2004

    Morris in the Apple Tree

    The third book about Morris, the lovable fat ginger kitten whose main interest in life is food! A Roaring Good Read fo... More

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    1st January 2000

    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Endorsed for reading by Cambridge Assessment International Education, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international ... More

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    21st January 2016

    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Endorsed for reading by Cambridge Assessment International Education, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international ... More

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    21st January 2016

    Cambridge Reading Adventures Orange and Turquoise Bands Adventure Pack 4 with Parents Guide

    Endorsed for reading by Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international Primary ... More

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    4th May 2017

    Knight in Training: To the Rescue!: Book 6

    A funny, exciting series for younger readers, by the bestselling Vivian French and David Melling. Sam J. Butterbigg... More

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    14th January 2013

    BC JD Plays Turquoise/1B Where Oh Where is Mrs Brown?

    Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sha... More

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    14th January 2013

    BC JD Plays Blue (KS1)/1B Animal Talent

    Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sha... More

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    14th January 2013

    Julia Donaldson Plays Trip to Doctor Woof

    Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sha... More

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    14th January 2013

    BC JD Plays Green/1B Larry's Lorry

    Perfect for enjoying in school or at home, Bug Club is proud to present a new series of plays to get kids reading, sha... More

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    14th January 2013

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