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Puffin Modern Classics Series

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Worst Witch (Colour Gift Edition)

    Miss Cackle's Academy is no ordinary school. It stands at the top of a high mountain surrounded by a pine forest, and ... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    After the First Death

    AFTER THE FIRST DEATH is a brilliantly tense hostage drama, by Robert Cormier, the acclaimed author of THE CHOCOLATE W... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Walkabout Kid

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Hodgeheg

    Max is a hedgehog who lives with his family in a nice little home, but unfortunately on the wrong side of the road fro... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories

    Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories by Joyce Lankester Brisley is loved by new readers and old friends alike. The enchanting and ... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Charlotte's Web

    A gorgeous full-colour large format edition of Charlotte's Web, one of the best-loved animal stories of our time. T... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    'The ultimate children's story' - David Walliams Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Gold ... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the class. He's been practising all summer and he's sure he's going to win. B... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Family from One End Street

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. THE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett is the story of every... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Carrie's War

    Carrie's War by Nina Bawden is an unforgettable Second World War story.'I did a dreadful thing...or I feel that I did, a... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    The Borrowers

    The Borrowers by Mary Norton is an English classic - and now a favourite BBC TV series too! The Borrowers live in the se... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Artemis Fowl

    Join the world of Artemis Fowl , the number one bestseller by Eoin Colfer. AT JUST TWELVE YEARS OLD, ARTEMIS F... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

    They are not like other rats. They work at night, in secret . . .Time is running out for Mrs Frisby. She must move her f... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Chinese Cinderella

    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    'We have no choice of what colour we're born or who our parents are or whether we're rich or poor. What we do have is so... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Mr Majeika

    As a rule, magic carpets don't turn up in schools, but this is exactly what happens when Class Three's new teacher fli... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog

    The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog by Jeremy Strong has become a children's classic! From The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour ... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    To Be a Slave

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    The Diary of a Killer Cat

    Everyone loves the wickedly dry sense of humour of The Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine. Okay, Okay. So ha... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

    'One of the greatest books of the century' - Guardian 'Hiding...where would we hide?... Margot and I started ... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Bridge to Terabithia is an unforgettable story of friendship and loss by award-winning author Katherine Paterson.... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Hodgeheg

    The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith is a much-loved classic! Now part of the collectible Puffin Modern Classics series. Max,... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    The Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Modern Classics)

    Professor William Waterman Sherman just wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spend it crossing the Pa... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Madame Doubtfire

    Madame Doubtfire by bestselling author Anne Fine is a wonderfully funny, punchy story about family life. Lydia, Ch... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Outsiders

    The Outsiders by S E Hinton is a ground-breaking, timeless story by a brilliant writer. '...the hand at the back of my n... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    The Sheep-pig

    The Sheep-pig is one of Dick King-Smith's most famous tales. It shot to further fame when the film adaptation, Bab... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Tulip Touch

    The story of a strange and disturbing friendship seen through the eyes of Natalie as she gets to know Tulip Pierce, a de... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Tulip Touch

    Nobody wants Tulip in their gang. She skives off school, cheeks the teachers and makes herself unpopular with her classm... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Werepuppy

    'He can't help being a bit wild, Mum. He's not like other dogs.' A scary werewolf video leaves Micky terrified... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

    Puffin Classics: the definitive collection of timeless stories, for every child. They are not like other ra... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    Carrie's War

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. Th... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    The Borrowers

    Puffin Classics: the definitive collection of timeless stories, for every child. 'Don't move!' said a voice,... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Goodnight Mister Tom

    A beautiful jacketed hardback with a new introduction and extra bonus material written by the author, Michelle Magoria... More

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