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Alex Paterson

  • 4 stars across 45 books
    Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the best-known and best-loved children's authors. The characters in her stories have been enjoyed for generations and she is consistently voted number one in children's favourite author polls. She has over 600 children's books to her credit, including series such as Malory Towers, St Clare's, The Faraway Tree, The Wishing-Chair and Famous Five.
    27th July 2017

    The Land of Enchantments: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    A classic tale from Enid Blyton's magical Faraway Tree series with exciting new full-colour illustrations from Alex Pate... More

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    1st November 2017

    Joe and the Magic Snowman: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    The tenth classic tale and Christmas special from Enid Blyton's magical Faraway Tree series, with exciting new full-colo... More

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    27th July 2017

    The Land of Silly School: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    A classic tale from Enid Blyton's magical Faraway Tree series with exciting new full-colour illustrations from Alex Pate... More

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    5th March 2015

    Pets from Space: Rocket Ride: Book 4

    Blast off on a cosmic new adventure with the PETS FROM SPACE! The super Satniks take friends Tom, Zack and Daisy on... More

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    1st April 2008

    Playful Penguins

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    11th August 2011

    The Jungle Book

    Stage adaptation of the classic tale with songs and original music by Conor Mitchell. In this theatrical version of the ... More

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    5th December 2013

    The jungle book

    Rudyard Kipling's beloved adventure stories, set in the Indian jungle, have captivated children for over a century. With... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Are We Nearly There Yet?

    The perfect travel companion for any child, this is a book to get kids excited about their journey. The colourful pages ... More

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    1st February 2015

    The Wizard of Oz

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    1st December 2016

    The Wizard of Oz Collection

    Journey through the magical world of Oz with Dorothy and friends in this 15 book collection by L. Frank Baum, redesigned... More

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    12th July 2011

    Ark Adventures: Kung Fu Kangaroos!

    Noah and his wife have travelled to sunny Australia in search of kangaroos. But kangaroos like to box! Has Noah met his ... More

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    9th August 2011

    Ark Adventures: Hungry Bears!

    Noah is trying to do a spot of fishing, but he hasn't caught a thing! He could learn a thing or two from some hungry bea... More

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    3rd November 2011

    Crazy Chameleons!

    Noah and his wife are in the jungle in search of chameleons. But the colourful creatures are very hard to spot - their f... More

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    9th August 2011

    Ark Adventures: Pesky Sharks!

    Noah and his wife are trying to sleep, but two noisy sharks won't let them! Can Noah make the sharks go away before they... More

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    9th August 2011

    Ark Adventures: Cheeky Chimpanzees!

    Noah and his wife are searching for chimpanzees in Africa. But chimps are very cheeky! Can Noah help them reach the Ark?... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Pets from Space: Monkey Madness: Book 3

    Do you wish your life was full of excitement and adventure? The pets from space are here to help! In this third hil... More

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    17th July 2014

    Pets from Space: Splash Landing: Book 1

    Is there something strange in your garden? LOOK OUT! It could be an ALIEN from another planet! Pets from Space are ... More

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    17th July 2014

    Pets from Space: Cosmic Claws: Book 2

    LOOK OUT! The PETS FROM SPACE are back. If you don't like madness, mayhem and mischief then run away from this boo... More

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    12th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

    When Phileas Fogg takes on the challenge to travel around the world in eighty days, he knows that it's a tall order. Lit... More

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    26th March 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 9: Behind the Camera

    Behind the Camera takes the reader into the TV studio to learn how their favourite shows are made. TreeTops inFact is a ... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 17: The Adventures of Captain Fearbeard

    In The Adventures of Captain Fearbeard, Fearbeard is a gentleman explorer who ventures into the unknown with his long-su... More

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    1st October 2016

    In Santa Claus's Castle: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    The perfect gift for Christmas and new readers! A classic short tale from Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree series with f... More

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    1st March 2017

    The Land of Toys: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    The perfect gift for Blyton fans and new readers! A classic short tale from Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree series with... More

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    1st March 2017

    The Land of Dreams: A Faraway Tree Adventure

    The perfect gift for Blyton fans and new readers! A classic short tale from Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree series, wit... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 10: Beach Detectives

    When Alis's birthday picnic is ruined, the Beach Detectives jump into action to save the day! Oxford Reading Tree All S... More

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    4th September 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 4: Scoop's Ups and Downs

    Scoop tries to get a drink and he falls into a bucket with a splash! How will he get out? Oxford Reading Tree Story Spar... More

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    4th September 2017

    Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 2: Wild Water Pack of 15

    The Wild Water collection of texts provides children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehension str... More

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    4th September 2017

    Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 3: Dare to Succeed Pack of 15

    The Dare to Succeed collection of texts provides children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehensio... More

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    1st January 2011

    Giant Giraffes!

    Noah and his wife are off to amazing Africa to find some giraffes. But how will the giant animals ever fit on the Ark? N... More

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    1st July 2012

    I Love Reading Phonics Level 3: The Pop Duet

    Jess and Zack are in a band. Jess wants to sing a duet but Zack wants to sing a solo. Who will get their way? The Pop Du... More

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    1st July 2012

    I Love Reading Phonics Level 1: Cowboy's Star

    The cowboy and his Deputy Pig see a bright star in the sky and set off across the Wild West to see if they can lasso it.... More

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    1st April 2013

    Cowboy's Star

    From the I Love Reading series a new range of first readers based on phonics. Ideal for those who prefer levelled conten... More

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    1st April 2013

    The Pop Duet

    From the I Love Reading series a new range of first readers based on phonics. Ideal for those who prefer levelled conten... More

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    28th May 2018

    Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion: Independent Reading White 10

    Androcles is a brave slave. One day he escapes from his master and hides in a cave, only for a terrifying Lion to come... More

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    12th July 2011

    Ark Adventures: Too-slow Tortoises!

    Noah has found some terrific tortoises, but they are just so slow! Can he help them reach the Ark more quickly?... More

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    14th June 2018

    Are We Nearly There Yet?

    The perfect travel companion for any child, this is a book to get kids excited about their journey and will make sure th... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Gus the Famous Football Cat

    A funny and heartwarming story about a girl and her pet cat, who becomes a World Cup celebrity! There's a football ch... More

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    11th October 2018

    Reading Champion: Mary and the Great Fire of London: Independent Reading 13

    One dry, hot night in 1666, Mary was on her way home from the bakery where she worked in Pudding Lane, London. Later t... More

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    18th January 2018

    Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper: Oxford Level 8: Meet a Genius

    What makes a genius? Be inspired by three geniuses of maths, science and music in Meet a Genius. The fiction book that a... More

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    15th July 2018

    Robin Hood

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    11th September 2018

    This Book is Not Rubbish: 50 Ways to Ditch Plastic, Reduce Rubbish and Save the World!

    Discover how YOU can ditch plastic, reduce rubbish and become an eco-warrior, not an eco-worrier, with 50 practical... More

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    12th June 2018

    Belly Laugh Fart Jokes for Kids: 350 Hilarious Fart Jokes

    What do you call someone who doesn't fart in public? A private tooter! What do you call a cat that eats beans? ... More

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    14th May 2019

    Reading Champion: Mary and the Great Fire of London: Independent Reading 13

    One dry, hot night in 1666, Mary was on her way home from the bakery where she worked in Pudding Lane, London. Later t... More

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    25th September 2018

    Belly Laugh Scary, Spooky Halloween Jokes for Kids: 350 Scary Jokes!

    What do skeletons say before they eat? Bone appetit! What did the ghost wear to the party? A boo-tie! Be... More

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    1st April 2019

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Reflect: Oxford Level 18: Hand and Foot

    An historical story about keeping quiet and telling the truth, and what it really means to be a good person. In Georgian... More

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