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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Moondial

    A new edition of the well-loved classic story. Even before she came to Belton, Minty Cane had known that she was a witc... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    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 3
    Book 3

    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 4
    Book 4

    The Children of Green Knowe Collection

    These enchanting, haunting stories from Carnegie winner Lucy M. Boston have become modern classics, beautifully evokin... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Marianne Dreams

    'I could get in,' Marianne thought, 'if there was a person inside the house. There has got to be a person. I can't get i... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    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 7
    Book 7

    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 8
    Book 8

    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 9
    Book 9

    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 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 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 12
    Book 12

    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 13
    Book 13

    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 14
    Book 14

    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 15
    Book 15

    The Illustrated Old Possum: With illustrations by Nicolas Bentley

    Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad . . . The original Old Possum's illustrations ha... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    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 to... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Iron Man

    The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. Where had he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Mankind... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    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 21
    Book 21

    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 22
    Book 22

    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 23
    Book 23

    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 24
    Book 24

    The Midnight Fox

    And then, this afternoon,' Uncle Fred said to me, 'you and I'll go after the fox.' Tom, a town boy, is horrified when ... More

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