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Puffin Modern Classics

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    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 2
    Book 2

    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 3
    Book 3

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the class, but when a girl named Leslie Burke moves into the neighbouring far... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    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 5
    Book 5

    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 6
    Book 6

    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 7
    Book 7

    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, Babe, was... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    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 9
    Book 9

    The Werepuppy

    A werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs. Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. To eve... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    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 ... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    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 12
    Book 12

    The Borrowers

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

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Artemis Fowl

    *Soon to be a major film!* Join the world of Artemis Fowl , the number one bestseller by Eoin Colfer. A... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Goodnight Mister Tom

    Goodnight Mister Tom -  winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award - by Michelle Magorian has delighted generation... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Walkabout

    Mary and her young brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash in the middle of the Australian outback. Facing d... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

    In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in a... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    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 18
    Book 18

    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 19
    Book 19

    Charlotte's Web

    The unforgettable story of a girl called Fern who loves a little pig called Wilbur. It tells how Charlotte A. Cavatica, ... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    'The ultimate children's story ever' - David Walliams You MUST have heard of Mr Willy Wonka! He's the mo... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    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 22
    Book 22

    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 24
    Book 24

    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 25
    Book 25

    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 26
    Book 26

    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 27
    Book 27

    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 28
    Book 28

    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 29
    Book 29

    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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