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 ... MoreThe Worst Witch (Colour Gift Edition)

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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 WAR... MoreAfter the First Death

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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... MoreThe Hodgeheg

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Book 5
Book 5

Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories

Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures! ... MoreMilly-Molly-Mandy Stories

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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.The unf... MoreCharlotte's Web

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Book 7
Book 7

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

'The ultimate children's story' - David WalliamsGreetings to you, the lucky finder of this Gold Ticket from Mr Willy Won... MoreCharlie and the Chocolate Factory

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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... MoreBridge to Terabithia

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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 everyday life... MoreThe Family from One End Street

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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... MoreCarrie's War

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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... MoreThe Borrowers

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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 FOWL IS A CRI... MoreArtemis Fowl

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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... MoreMrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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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... MoreChinese Cinderella

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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... MoreRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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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... MoreMr Majeika

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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 Dog to karat... MoreThe Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog

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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 hang me. I kil... MoreThe Diary of a Killer Cat

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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 packing our ... MoreThe Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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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.Jess A... MoreBridge to Terabithia

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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,... MoreHodgeheg

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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... MoreThe Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Modern Classics)

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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, Christop... MoreMadame Doubtfire

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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... MoreOutsiders

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Book 32
Book 32

The Sheep-pig: 40th Anniversary Edition

A tale loved by many from one of Britain's best-known authors, this wonderful new edition of The Sheep-Pig comes with a ... MoreThe Sheep-pig: 40th Anniversary Edition

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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... MoreThe Tulip Touch

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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... MoreThe Tulip Touch

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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... MoreThe Werepuppy

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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 rats. They wor... MoreMrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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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... MoreCarrie's War

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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, and the voi... MoreThe Borrowers

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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 Magorian,... MoreGoodnight Mister Tom

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