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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Green Men of Gressingham

    The Green Men of Gressingham are medieval outlaws. When a new tax is introduced, they turn to kidnapping! A hilarious pl... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Red Dragons of Gressingham

    The green men of Gressingham are on a quest to find a dragon! The hilarious follow up to The Green Men of Gressingham. B... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Black Knight of Gressingham

    Third instalment of funnyman Philip Ardagh's Olde Worlde Gressingham trilogy following the Green Men. Squat is simply mi... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Game Boy Galactic

    Low-reading age version of a fun virtual reality adventure. Muzzy had to leave his home to escape the war. Now he and hi... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Starship Rescue

    A brilliantly crafted sci-fi thriller with many plot-twists. A new package for a top selling book from an award- winnin... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Who's a Big Bully Then?

    Class bully Darren is challenged to a face-off with Olly the bull. Darren has no idea that Olly's a gentle giant. And ... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Wartman

    A brand new 4u2read edition celebrating the 20th anniversary of this touching tale by Michael Morpurgo. Dilly's life w... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Gnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

    Sam loves making gnomes out of clay. Dozens and dozens and dozens of gnomes, living huddled together out in the shed. Bu... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Friday Forever

    Lenny wakes up one morning to find his favourite day, Friday, repeating itself over and over again. A sharp comedy wit... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Living with Vampires

    Everyone's parents can be a bit embarrassing, but Kevin's are worse than most - they're vampires! Fun comedy. Kevin'... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    The Smallest Horse in the World

    A fun comedy about a girl and a very special horse - the smallest horse in the world! Swan calls Bella mean names and ... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Mad Iris

    Ross and Katie attempt to hide an escaped ostrich in the school toilets. A hilarious adventure! Barrington Stoke speci... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Looking for Billie

    How far would you go to find your real mum? Billie Gold heard a woman on a train say that she's "looking for Billie". Sh... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Game Boy

    JP can't wait to play his new computer game. But the adventure on this game is for real! It'll take all his gaming ski... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Fox Friend

    From the multi award-winning and bestselling author, a beautifully re-packaged, 4u2read version, of this moving story ... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    How Brave is That?

    Tom wants to join the army, but he has to pass his exams first! When he turns up without proper uniform on exam day, str... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Mad Iris Goes Missing

    The crazy follow-up to Mad Iris available for the first time as a 4u2read edition. It's the Cup Final and Pudding Lane... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Hostage

    Snatched off the street, Angela is alone and terrified. She knows she's been kidnapped but will her dad pay the ransom? ... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Problems with a Python

    Adam agrees to look after Gary's pet python, Steak and Kidney. Chaos ensues with hilarious results. Barrington Stoke sp... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Don't Go in the Cellar

    A crazy comedy from the bestselling author Jeremy Strong What a silly thing to write! 'Don't Go in the Cellar' It's ju... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Siege

    A gripping tale of one boy's fight for survival during the Leningrad siege. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for rel... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Hat Trick

    Seaburn football team meet their rivals and Jud has to step in as goalie. A classic football drama with a surprising tw... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Ghost for Sale

    Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe to attract more customers to their inn, with unexpected results. A humorous gh... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Wartman: 4u2read

    Dilly has a wart called George which causes him a lot of grief at home and school. A heart warming and sensitive story.... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Ghost for Sale

    A wardrobe causes all manner of mayhem in this great fun ghost story! When Mr and Mrs Rundle buy a haunted wardrobe to a... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Going Batty!

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    The Beast

    From bestselling authors Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs comes The Beast , the second book in the darkly suspensef... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Street Corner Dad

    Family drama set during World War II. It's the height of World War II. Jimmy and his sister Molly are a couple of the on... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Deadly Letter

    A charming story about startinng over from a bestselling author. Prity is fed up of England. It's cold, wet and she does... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Dragon

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Sammy and the Starman

    When Sammy finds a tiny space rocket in the park, he quite naturally assumes it's a toy. Then he meets the spaceman wh... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Genius Aged 8 1/4

    Sometimes adults need a helping hand. Luckily, Mr and Mrs Poppleton give birth to Alfie (real name: Squeaky Squawky Red-... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Into the Bin

    Mr Frost's classroom is always in a mess, and now his class are on a mission to send all the things they don't need of... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    Space Ace

    Billy is whisked away on a whistle-stop tour of the solar system by his grandfather, a retired astronaut. Can they bra... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Shona, Word Detective

    Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Fox Friend

    From the multi award-winning and bestselling author, a beautifully re-packaged, 4u2read version, of this moving story ... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Star for a Day

    A warm and wise tale about the unique challenges of pre-teen life from a master of the genre. Lucy has lived her entire ... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Viruses

    Readers learn about viruses, including their life cycle, the ways they affect their hosts, and the challenge their abili... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    The Ghost in the Bath

    Luke is rather surprised to find a ghost in his bath - and she needs his help! Can Luke help Ellie to find her fiance ... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Lena Lenik S.O.S.

    Lena's mum is expecting a new baby but Lena is more interested in her own concerns, most pressingly her quest for as m... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    The Pitt Street Pirates

    Hare-brained schemes and clever wisecracks abound in this fun comedy. A 'pirate' crew set sail across their local park... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    Starship Rescue

    Marc and Sasha must get a message of help back to planet earth. This is a taut sci-fi adventure. Barrington Stoke specia... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Girl with the Sunshine Smile

    Warm and wise tale about new families. Everyone comments on Meg's sunny smile, and she's put it to good use as a model f... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Contact

    An exciting futuristic drama about acceptance, trust and teamwork from an award-winning author. In a post-apocalyptic wo... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    The Cupcake Wedding

    When Holly's sister announces her engagement, wedding planning begins in earnest. But a tight budget means missing out... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    Mozart's Banana

    A charming village story about a little girl, a dare gone wrong and one crazy animal! When Alice Brett moves from the ci... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Young Dracula

    Before Count Dracula became one of the greatest, most feared vampires of all time, he was just a young boy called Wilf... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    I Never Liked Wednesdays

    Laugh-out-loud adventures of childhood high jinks and rascality. Midge and his friend are always getting up to all sorts... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Nadine Dreams of Home

    A touching yet serious story with an ultimately uplifting ending. Nadine doesn't like her new life. She doesn't speak th... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    All Sorts to Make a World

    Comedy and charm abound in this quirky story about different personalities. Shona and her dad are just returning from a ... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    Football Crazy

    When football legend Joe Ramsey agrees to coach their team, Danny, Lewis and Jamil are delighted! But Coach Ramsey is to... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    In at the Deep End

    Ben knows he's taking on a lot, offering to do the first hundred lengths of the swimathon himself, but he's desperate to... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    Amber's Song

    Music is the most important thing in Mark's life and he never misses band practice ...until new baby sister Amber turns ... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    If Only We Had a Helicopter

    Midge and co. are back! And this time there's a brand new four-legged friend in tow. New Dog needs a name and the boys n... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    Ash Boy: A CinderFella Story

    When Cinder Ashok's mother dies in a freak carriage accident, he doesn't think life can get any worse but it does. His... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    Cherry Green Story Queen

    Mia, Juno, Kyle and Billy all long for a different life. They're stuck in a foster home and feel like they're in the w... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    The Haunting of Uncle Ron

    Light-hearted comedy from an award-winning author. When Uncle Ron comes to visit, he just won't seem to leave! Ian, Mum ... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    The Sticky Witch

    Tom, Ellie and Whiskers the Cat have to go and live with witchy Aunt Tab when their parents set off on a raft around the... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    The Two Jacks

    Jack Baker and Jack Barker have their lives turned upside down in this funny, touching, story of mistaken identity at ... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    Go! Go! Chichico!

    Chichico has everything he needs to be a top footballer - apart from a pair of boots! A little football story with a b... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    Game Boy Reloaded

    Brother and sister Mia and Zane find an old GameBoy game in the canal. But it's like nothing else they've seen before;... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    One-Nil

    Luke is desperate to meet his heroes when he discovers that the England football team are secretly training at his loc... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    Bella's Den

    Bella has a secret - one that she is very good at keeping. That secret is a den hidden on a little muddy hill, wild am... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    The Story of Matthew Buzzington

    Hilarious story with trademark Stanton-esque nonsense. Matthew Buzzington has a superpower - he can turn into a fly! I... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    The Hat Trick

    It's up to Jud and her magic football boots to win the match...but will she be able to? A heart- warming football sto... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    Granny's Little Monsters

    Granny's hunt for the perfect pet brings some unexpected results in this goofy adventure of family, mudlarking and may... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    Cheesemares

    Hal is determined to get to the bottom of his terrifying cheesemares in this hilarious comedy for younger readers from ... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    Blamehounds

    A hilariously wacky read from author/illustrator Ross Collins. Whenever there's a pong, poo or puddle that can't be expl... More

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    Book 72
    Book 72

    Anna Liza and the Happy Practice

    Anna Liza likes to help cheer up her mother's psychiatric patients with her 17 top knock-knock jokes and cheerful songs,... More

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