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    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Children of Green Knowe

    Tolly's great-grandmother wasn't a witch but both she and her old house, Green Knowe, were full of a very special kind o... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Mirror Image Ghost

    Lisa is sure she has seen a ghost in her mother's bedroom mirror, but who can she tell? Her grandparents are oddly secre... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Poetry for Young People: Edward Lear

    Misunderstood by his peers and plagued by loneliness and low self-esteem, Edward Lear spent much of his time in the comp... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Because a Fire Was in My Head

    A wonderful anthology of poems to set fire to the imagination. We only have to 'remember, remember the 5th of November... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    The Faber Book of Nursery Stories

    First published in 1966, this bedtime classic has been lovingly restored. Featuring the Ugly Duckling, the Three Billy G... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    The Children of Green Knowe Collection

    The Children of Green Knowe Collection brings the Lucy Boston classics The Children of Green Knowe and River at Green Kn... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    The Midnight Fox

    The Midnight Fox is an atmospheric and heartfelt story, and one of Betsy Byars' best-loved classics. And then, this aft... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    The Iron Woman

    Mankind has polluted the seas, lakes and rivers. The Iron Woman has come to take revenge. Lucy understands the Iron Woma... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Five Children and It

    When five siblings - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother, the Lamb - discover a sand-fairy in their grave... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Nonsense Limericks

    There was an old man on the Border, Who lived in the utmost disorder; He danced with the cat, and made tea in his hat... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    The It Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories

    A timeless collection of stories for younger children. In the eponymous The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit, little Max Nix is o... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Faery Tales

    Once upon a time, there was a rich merchant who had three daughters. The girls were just as clever as they were bella an... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes

    The perfect gift for children aged 8+, this stunning classic collection of poetry will delight a new generation of read... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Land of Green Ginger

    When Prince Abu Ali, son of Aladdin, is born his destiny has already been foretold: he is the one who has been chosen ... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Moondial

    A new edition of the much-loved classic story of time travel, ghosts and friendship. Even before she came to Belton, Mi... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Wild Boy and the Black Terror

    The second in a series of pacy, mystery-adventure stories, set in the seamy, smoggy underworld of Victorian London. ... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    The Tigerboy

    A very ordinary boy. Nobody noticed him, he was just like everyone else. But Fred knew he was different. He just didn't ... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Lumberjack's Beard

    Every day, Jim Hickory the lumberjack heads into the forest with his trusty axe and chops down trees. Unfortunately, all... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    The Iron Man: Chris Mould Illustrated Edition

    Stunning illustrations by Chris Mould make this one of the most exciting editions of The Iron Man to be published. The ... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

    The naming of Cats is a difficult matter, It isn't just one of your holiday games; You may think at first I'm as mad as ... More

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