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    Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India

    India is particularly rich in colourful folkore. These stories, told by parents to their children for many generations, ... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Kingdom of Carbonel

    Rosemary and John are proud to be entrusted with Carbonel's royal kittens while he is away from his kingdom, but it is... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Other Side of Truth

    This is the story of 12 year-old Sade and her brother Femi who flee to Britain from Nigeria. Their father is a politic... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

    In a period of English History that never happened, when Good King James III is on the throne, and the whole country i... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    The Sword and the Circle

    Rooted in folklore, medieval ideals of chivalry, and the last gallant struggles of the British against the Saxon invad... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Earthsea: The First Four Books

    One of the classic works of fantasy by renowned writer of the genre, Ursula K. Le Guin. As a young dragonlord, Ged, ... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm

    Meet the most eccentric inventor ever in THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF PROFESSOR BRANESTAWM by Norman Hunter. The wond... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Emil and the Detectives

    EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES by Erich Kastner has been in print ever since it was first published in 1928. Young Emil is r... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Complete Adventures of Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf

    All four Clever Polly books in one volume including Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf, Polly and the Wolf Again, Tale... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Christmas with the Chrystals & Other Stories

    Christmas with the Chrystals is a gorgeous short story about how an influx of cheery young cousins at Christmas war... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Brendon Chase

    Three brothers run away from home to live like Robin Hood and his merry men, deep in the forest of Brendon Chase. They... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    The Country Child

    THE COUNTRY CHILD is a semi-autobiographical story about a girl growing up in the country. Alison Uttley has drawn on ... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    The House in Norham Gardens

    No.40 Norham Gardens, Oxford, is the home of Clare Mayfield, her two aged aunts and two lodgers. The house is a huge V... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Thunder And Lightnings

    When Andrew's family moves house, he strikes up an unexpected friendship with his neighbour Victor. There isn't a thin... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Theatre Shoes

    Theatre Shoes is part of the wonderful 'Shoes' series of adventures for children by Noel Streatfeild. Every fami... More

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    Book 16

    The Ordinary Princess

    Once upon a time, there was the most beautiful, extraordinary princess. At least, until the day of her christening, ... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Bogwoppit

    THE BOGWOPPIT is a light-hearted, lively story, brilliantly told by Ursula Moray Williams, author of GOBBOLINO (also a... More

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    Book 18

    Tennis Shoes

    Tennis Shoes is one of the wonderful 'Shoes' collection of adventures for children by Noel Streatfeild. There is... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    White Fang

    Part wolf, part dog, White Fang learns to survive in the freezing wilderness. As well as being forced to confront the ha... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    A Traveller in Time

    When Penelope goes to stay with her aunt and uncle in an ancient Derbyshire farmhouse, she is immediately drawn to the... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Christmas with the Savages

    CHRISTMAS WITH THE SAVAGES by Mary Clive is based on real events and people. It is the story of a small girl's Christmas... More

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    Book 22

    Flour Babies

    Flour Babies by Anne Fine, won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award in 1992. When the annual... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf

    CLEVER POLLY AND THE STUPID WOLF by Catherine Storr is back in a brand-new edition in A Puffin Book series with the ch... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Polly And the Wolf Again

    Polly and the Wolf Again by Catherine Storr is a second book of stories written for the author's daughter, who wa... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Ballet Shoes

    Ballet Shoes is the much loved classic by Noel Streatfeild that continues to delight readers today. Pauline, Pe... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Carbonel

    Carbonel is a magical fantasy story by Barbara Sleigh. This is the story of a cat, a broomstick and an ordinary ... 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

    Sounder

    SOUNDER by William H. Armstrong is set in the 19th-century American South. It is the story a poor African-American share... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    The Village by the Sea

    The Village by the Sea is a survival story by the novelist Anita Desai. Set in a small fishing villlage near Bom... 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

    The Little Girl and the Tiny Doll

    The Little Girl and the Tiny Doll by Aingelda Ardizzone and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone has been delighting ge... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Cue for Treason

    Cue for Treason by Geoffrey Trease is an exciting historical novel for children. Fleeing from the evil Sir Phili... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Mona Lisa Mystery

    Class 3 of Hampstead Primary School are off on a school trip to Paris! Morgan is the first to spot the bearded man in th... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Otterbury Incident

    A reissue of a much-loved adventure which has stood the test of time and is as exciting today as when it was first publi... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Uncle

    The wonderfully eccentric adventures of a kind-hearted elephant, hugely enjoyed by children and adults alike, by J. P.... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Crowstarver

    A reissue of a beautiful story for older readers in which bestselling author Dick King-Smith creates a fascinating pic... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Krindlekrax

    A very funny school story with weird and wonderful characters by the award-winning author, Philip Ridley. Ruskin Spli... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    The Cay

    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 39
    Book 39

    The Perfect Hamburger

    THE PERFECT HAMBURGER by the bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith is a wonderfully entertaining story, ideal ... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    The Trumpet of the Swan

    Unlike other cygnets, Louis, the trumpeter swan, cannot utter a sound. But with the encouragement of his father, Louis s... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Gobbolino the Witch's Cat

    The charming tale of a witch's cat who would rather be a kitchen cat. Gobbolino has one white paw and blue eyes and isn'... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Homer Price

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    The Shadow Guests

    A lonely boy haunted by an ancient family curse, The Shadow Guests is a classic supernatural mystery from the mast... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    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 46
    Book 46

    Annie

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    Mrs Pepperpot Strikes Again

    A collection of fourteen short stories featuring the amazing Mrs Pepperpot. Mrs Pepperpot can't choose when she wil... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    Smith

    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 49
    Book 49

    Watership Down

    "Watership Down" by Richard Adams is a true classic. This stirring tale of courage and survival against the odds has bec... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    Tarka the Otter

    In the wild there is no safety. The otter cub Tarka grows up with his mother and sisters, learning to swim, catch fish -... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Bud, Not Buddy

    A heart-warming, funny and fast-moving story set in 1930s America - past winner of the highly prestigious Newbery Meda... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    A Wrinkle in Time

    A WRINKLE IN TIME is a classic sci-fi adventure for children by bestselling US author, Madeleine L'Engle and is now ma... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

    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 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 55
    Book 55

    Gobbolino the Witch's Cat

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

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    A Dog So Small

    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 57
    Book 57

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor is reissued under the new Puffin Modern Classics series, A Puf... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    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 59
    Book 59

    Stig of the Dump

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Clive King's Stig of the Dump is a much-loved modern classic. It is... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    The Trumpet of the Swan

    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 61
    Book 61

    Stuart Little

    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 62
    Book 62

    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 63
    Book 63

    Back Home

    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 64
    Book 64

    Goodnight Mister Tom

    Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award The story of young Willie Beech, evacuated to the country ... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a hars... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

    Sid, Peggy and Amy adore the two gerbils, Bubble and Squeak, but their mother detests them. A major family battle result... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    A Thief in the Village

    Gustas is nearly killed in the hurricane, trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother Man-Man patrol the coc... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    The Viking Saga

    Into this breathtaking trilogy is woven the true spirit of the Vikings, who great thirst for travelling the seas took ... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    A Vicarage Family

    A Vicarage Family is the first part in a fictionalized autobiography in which Noel Streatfeild tells the story of ... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    Bunchy

    Little Bunchy lives all alone with her grandmother in a cottage in the country. It's quite a long walk to the village ... More

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    Book 72
    Book 72

    The Old Nurse's Stocking-Basket

    Every night when the children were tucked up in bed, the Old Nurse would pull out a pair of stockings from the mending... More

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    Book 73
    Book 73

    Beowulf, Dragonslayer

    In this thrilling re-telling of the Anglo-Saxon legend, Beowulf , the renowned children's historical fiction writer R... More

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    Book 74
    Book 74

    Goggle-Eyes

    The classic award winning story from Anne Fine. Kitty Killin is not just a brilliant story-teller, but also th... More

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    Book 75
    Book 75

    A Hundred Million Francs

    A bunch of scruffy urchin kids in the backstreets of Paris outwit thieves to uncover the whereabouts of millions of fr... More

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    Book 76
    Book 76

    Arabel and Mortimer Stories

    Arabel and her notorious raven Mortimer make a welcome return to the Puffin nest! When Arabel's father, Ebenezer Jo... More

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    Book 77
    Book 77

    Mistress Masham's Repose

    Ten-year-old orphan Maria lives in her ancestors' crumbling mansion. Exploring the grounds one day, Maria discovers a ... More

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    Book 78
    Book 78

    The Animals of Farthing Wood: The Adventure Begins

    ANIMALS OF FARTHING WOOD: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS by Colin Dann is the prequel to The Animals of Farthing Wood which ... More

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    Book 79
    Book 79

    The Whispering Mountain (Prequel to the Wolves Chronicles series)

    Prize winning WOLVES CHRONICLES PREQUEL reissued in A Puffin Book - All 12 Wolves books now in print for the first... More

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    Book 80
    Book 80

    More Stories of Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf

    Originally published as Last Stories of Polly and the Wolf , the wolf is back again and determined to eat Polly. He s... More

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    Book 81
    Book 81

    Tales of Polly and the Hungry Wolf

    In TALES OF POLLY AND THE HUNGRY WOLF, the wolf is up to his old tricks again. He's trying to fool Polly so that he can ... More

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    Book 82
    Book 82

    The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    Inspired by Hugh Lofting's classic tales of Doctor Dolittle, his son Christopher Lofting has updated his father's st... More

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    Book 83
    Book 83

    More Arabel and Mortimer

    Arabel and her notorious pet raven Mortimer make a welcome return to Penguin Random House Children's Books When Arabe... More

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    Book 84
    Book 84

    The Grey King: The Dark is Rising sequence

    Following a serious illness, Will is sent to stay with his uncle in the wild, bleak mountains of Tywyd. He is troubled b... More

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    Book 85
    Book 85

    Silver on the Tree: The Dark is Rising sequence

    The six servants of the Light - the Drew children, Will, Bran and the mysterious Merriman - have reached their last, d... More

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    Book 86
    Book 86

    The Dark is Rising: The Dark is Rising Sequence

    This night will be bad and tomorrow will be beyond imagining. It's Midwinter's Eve, the day before Will's eleve... More

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    Book 87
    Book 87

    Greenwitch: The Dark is Rising sequence

    In their desperate quest to find the grail, stolen by the forces of the Dark, the Drew children have returned to Trewi... More

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    Book 88
    Book 88

    Over Sea, Under Stone: The Dark is Rising sequence

    On holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they a... More

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    Book 89
    Book 89

    Ballet Shoes: A Story of Three Children on the Stage

    Penguin presents the audio download edition of Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild, read by Janet Streatfeild. ... More

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    Book 90
    Book 90

    Goodnight Mister Tom

    Penguin presents, the downloadable audiobook edition of Goodnight Mr Tom, read by Patrick Malahide. Young Willie Be... More

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    Book 91
    Book 91

    Party Shoes

    A perfect companion to Ballet Shoes, Circus Shoes, Theatre Shoes and Tennis Shoes, this family war-time story ... More

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    Book 92
    Book 92

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    Soar into this modern Japanese classic about a young witch and her clever cat with this new translation by Emily Bal... More

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    Book 93
    Book 93

    The Complete Borrowers

    The complete collection of the classic Borrowers stories by Mary Norton. Arietty Clock isn't your typical littl... More

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    Book 94
    Book 94

    Charlotte Sometimes

    It is Charlotte's first night at boarding school, and as she's settling down to sleep, she sees the corner of the new ... More

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    Book 95
    Book 95

    Finn Family Moomintroll

    Finn Family Moomintroll is the second book in the cult classic Moomin series by Tove Jansson. A must-read for adul... More

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    Book 96
    Book 96

    Comet in Moominland

    A comet is speeding towards Earth and nobody knows what to do! Will it destroy everything and everyone? Moomintroll... More

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    Book 97
    Book 97

    Moominland Midwinter

    'This is snow,' Moomintroll whispered to himself. Moomins always sleep through the winter - or they did until the y... More

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    Book 98
    Book 98

    Moominvalley in November

    'They can't have moved away without saying a word!' Winter is coming, and the Fillyjonk, the Hemulen, Toft, Mymble,... More

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    Book 99
    Book 99

    The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

    Christmas is coming! A delightful collection of stories for Yuletide by some of the finest writers for children which ... More

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    Book 100
    Book 100

    Tales from Moominvalley

    If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it? Well, Moomintroll thinks he kn... More

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    Book 101
    Book 101

    Talking Turkeys

    A reissue of TALKING TURKEYS by street poet Benjamin Zephaniah. Talking Turkeys is an unconventional collection of... More

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    Book 102
    Book 102

    Dear Nobody

    DEAR NOBODY by Berlie Doherty, winner of the Carnegie Medal, is the moving story of two teenagers and an unplanned pre... More

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    Book 103
    Book 103

    Moominsummer Madness

    It all began with a hot day in June, and a volcano dropping black ash on Moominmamma's washing. Then a crack appeared ... More

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    Book 104
    Book 104

    Moominpappa at Sea

    A Moomintroll is small and shy and fat, and has a Moominpappa and a Moominmamma. Moomins live in the forests of Finland.... More

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    Book 106
    Book 106

    Poetry Pie

    POETRY PIE is a brilliant collection of poems for children by Roger McGough.There are over 50 poems in this hugely enj... More

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    Book 107
    Book 107

    The Exploits of Moominpappa

    'I decided to run away. There simply wasn't anything else to do.' Here at last is Moominpappa's promised life story... More

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    Book 108
    Book 108

    Gargling with Jelly: A Collection of Poems

    Gargling with Jelly by Brian Patten, one of our best-loved poets. Hilarious, lyrical, outrageous and serious poems a... More

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    Book 109
    Book 109

    A Nest of Vipers

    Cato Hopkins is the youngest member of Mother Hopkins's 'family' - a group of skilled fraudsters and pickpockets. Ther... More

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    Book 110
    Book 110

    The Boggart

    When Emily and Jess Volnik's family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart -- an in... More

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    Book 112
    Book 112

    Oxford Children's Classics: The Call of the Wild

    Adventure! Drama! Danger! Loyalty! Stolen from a life of luxury and taken to work in the frozen north as a sledge dog, B... More

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    Book 113
    Book 113

    Kings and Queens

    Kings and Queens have always provided their subjects with a great deal to talk about. But how much do we really know abo... More

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