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Clare Elsom

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 and awarded a Knighthood in 2009. Find out more at www.chrishoy.com or follow on Twitter: @chrishoy

    Joanna Nadin is the award-winning author of more than 70 books for children and young people. A former journalist and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, she lives in Bath. Find out more at www.joannanadin.com or follow on Twitter @joannanadin

    Clare Elsom is an illustrator, tap dancer and doodler based in Exeter and London. Find out more at www.elsomillustration.co.uk or follow on Twitter @ClareElsom
    12th September 2013

    The Paper Dolls

    A string of paper dolls go on a fantastical adventure through the house and out into the garden. They soon escape the ... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Crocodile Tears

    Alex Rider's eighth, adrenaline fueled adventure in the number one bestselling series. In the eighth book in the number... More

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    8th September 2016

    Flying Fergus 4: The Championship Cheats

    The fourth book in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy The District Championship... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Scorpia Rising

    The dark and shocking conclusion to the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the final book in the number one b... More

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    4th August 2016

    Furry Friends: Sophie's Squeaky Surprise

    A heart-warming and humorous animal series by Holly Webb, with gorgeous illustrations throughout. Sophie is... More

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    7th April 2003

    Hello, Goodbye

    "Hello! Hello!" come little voices, squeaky voices and deep-down voices from all over the tree. But when it begins to ra... More

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    7th August 2014

    The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie

    There's one chocolate chip cookie left and Jack's just about to eat it. Then his mum reminds him of his manners! He must... More

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    25th February 2016

    Flying Fergus 2: The Great Cycle Challenge

    The second in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. Fergus Hamilton lives and dreams bi... More

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    5th March 2015

    Boy in Heels

    James Bond never had to dress up as a girl . . . Spies-in-training Joe and Sam have one last mission to complete before... More

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    30th June 2016

    Flying Fergus 3: The Big Biscuit Bike Off

    The third in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. The Hercules' Hopefuls are through to... More

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    3rd August 2017

    Furry Friends: Peril in Paris

    Sophie's mum decides to treat her to an afternoon out in Paris - and Sophie asks to see the boats on the river Sei... More

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    28th August 2014

    Maisie Mae: Camping is Not Very Ooh La La!: Book 3

    Maisie's family are heading to France for the best camping trip ever! There'll be croissants and baguettes and . . . s... More

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    5th January 2017

    Furry Friends: Marshmallow Magic

    Sophie loves her new guinea-pig friend Josephine. But then she meets Josephine's sister, Angelique, who is not nea... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Flying Fergus 5: The Winning Team

    The fifth story in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. The Hercules' Hopefuls a... More

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    28th December 2009

    Reading Corner Phonics: Big Jam Sandwich

    Stories of no more than 130 words, focusing on adjacent consonants and polysyllabic words.Zak wants a jam sandwich. But ... More

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    19th June 2014

    Maisie Mae: Bad Luck Bridesmaid: Book 2

    Maisie Mae and her best friend Bethany-next-door like pink, unicorns and heart-shaped cushions. Maisie Mae's five stin... More

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    5th June 2014

    Boy in a Tutu

    Joe and Sam put their spy skills to the test against a new villain, in a new mission and in . . . tutus?! The only way ... More

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    17th January 2013

    Arthur and the Earthworms

    I'm Arthur and I'm seven, and starting tomorrow I've got a new job: I'm going to be selling earthworms. I started gettin... More

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    17th January 2013

    Arthur and the Mystery of the Egg

    I'm Arthur and I'm seven, and the other day, round the back of my grandparents' house, I found an egg. It was a complete... More

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    19th July 2010

    George the Knight

    George really wants to be a knight, but first he must find a sword...and a shield...and a horse! The Tiddlers series fea... More

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    10th April 2014

    Maisie Mae: No Boys Allowed: Book 1

    Maisie Mae and her best friend Bethany-next-door like pink, unicorns and heart-shaped cushions. Maisie Mae's five stin... More

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    6th May 2013

    Alfie's Great Escape: Blue Banana

    A fun and frantic chapter book by Kate Irwin for Egmont's Blue Banana series. A wacky story about a baboon who escapes f... More

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    27th June 2013

    Boy in Tights

    Joe comes home from school one day to discover that his apparently ordinary parents are actually spies! What's more, bad... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 8: Charlie and the Aztecs

    On a trip to a museum, Charlie suddenly finds herself transported back in time to an Aztec village! She's arrived on the... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 8: Roxanne and the Fairy Godbrother

    In Roxanne and the Fairy Godbrother, find out what happens when a fairy godbrother with a broken wand tries to help Roxa... More

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    19th June 2014

    Bad-Luck Bridesmaid

    Maisie Mae and her best friend Bethany-next-door like pink, unicorns and heart-shaped cushions. Maisie Mae's five stinky... More

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    10th April 2014

    No Boys Allowed

    Maisie Mae and her best friend Bethany-next-door like pink, unicorns and heart-shaped cushions. Maisie Mae's five stinky... More

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    15th June 2017

    Flying Fergus 6: The Cycle Search and Rescue

    After their amazing win at the National Championships, Fergus and the rest of the Hercules' Hopefuls are keen to get bac... More

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    29th August 2018

    Flying Fergus 9: The Secret Cycle Scoop

    For the first time ever Fergus is cycling without Daisy by his side . . can they still be best friends? Daisy came fif... More

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    1st March 2019

    Read with Oxford: Stage 5: Charlie and the Aztecs

    On a school trip, Charlie suddenly travels back in time and meets the Aztecs! Can she beat them at their own game? Book... More

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