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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Mr Biff the Boxer

    A brand new, bigger, edition of an Ahlberg Happy Families classic. Mr Biff and Mr Bop are boxers and deadly rivals ... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Master Bun the Bakers' Boy

    Bertie Bun was born to be a baker. His mum is a baker. His dad is a baker. Even his grandparents were bakers. But Bert... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Mrs Vole the Vet

    Mrs Vole the vet has one son, two daughters, three cats, four dogs and no husband. Really, she has everything she... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Miss Jump the Jockey

    Miss Jump the Jockey is a hilarious picture book by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Andre Amstutz. Miss Josie Jum... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Master Money the Millionaire

    Master Money the Millionaire is a hilarious book by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Andre Amstutz. Master Mone... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter

    Daisy Dirt's dad is a dustman on the dole, but her mum has remarried a Duke and is a filthy rich Duchess. Poor Daisy d... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Mrs Wobble the Waitress

    A brand new, bigger, edition of an Ahlberg Happy Families classic. Mrs Wobble LOVES her job as a waitress but, oh d... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Mr Creep the Crook

    Mr Creep the Crook is a bad man, and all his family are bad too - even Growler, his dog. But when he escapes from jail... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Miss Dose the Doctor's Daughter

    Dora Dose is not just a doctor's daughter, she's a double doctor's daughter - her mum and dad are both doctors. Dora wis... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Mr. Cosmo the Conjuror

    When Mr Cosmo the conjuror arrives in town with his wife and children, everyone gets very excited. His colourful caravan... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter

    Daisy Dirt's dad is a dustman on the dole, but her mum has remarried a Duke, so she's a filthy rich Duchess. Poor Daisy ... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Miss Brick the Builders' Baby

    Mr and Mrs Brick are builders, just like their mothers and fathers and grandmothers and grandfathers. But their new ba... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Mr Tick the Teacher

    One of the classic Happy Families stories written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Faith Jaques. Mr Tick loves t... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Mr Creep the Crook

    Mr Creep the Crook is a bad man, and all his family are bad too - even Growler his dog. But when he escapes from jail an... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Ms.Cliff the Climber

    This is the story of ups and downs, and tangles, in the life of the keen mountain climber, Clara Cliff. She marries, has... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Mr. Buzz the Beeman

    Mr Buzz works hard to look after his bees - and his bees work hard to make lots and lots of lovely honey. But one mornin... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Master Salt the Sailors' Son

    Sammy Salt's mum and dad say he's too small to sail the seas with them in their ship the Jolly Jack. But when they try... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop

    `I say, I say, I say, have you heard the story of Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop? No? Well, here it is!' The Jolly family love j... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Master Track's Train

    Here is an announcement! The train approaching platform two is full of stolen goods . . . Mr Track is the train driv... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Mrs Lather's Laundry

    A classic Happy Families story written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Andre Amstutz Mrs Lather is getting quit... More

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