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Sara Ogilvie

  • 5 stars across 35 books
    Richmal Crompton was born in Lancashire in 1890. The first story about William Brown appeared in  Home   magazine in 1919, and the first collection of William stories was published in book form three years later. In all, thirty-eight William books were published, the last one in 1970, after Richmal Crompton's death.
    9th March 2017

    The Detective Dog

    When a crime needs solving, there's only one dog for the job! Join Nell the Detective and help solve the mystery of ... More

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    14th June 2018

    The Boy Who Grew Dragons (The Boy Who Grew Dragons 1)

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2019 'Irresistibl... More

    (55 reviews)
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    1st April 2010

    Dogs Don't Do Ballet

    Celebrating ten Biff-tastic years of this hilarious story about a small dog with a big personality and even bigger dre... More

    (37 reviews)
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    10th August 2017

    Izzy Gizmo

    Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones ( Squishy McFluff ; ... More

    (27 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    Dave the Lonely Monster

    Monstrous beasts have feelings too! This lively story of a lonely monster called Dave , who lives all alone... More

    (14 reviews)
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    17th October 2019

    Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention

    WH SMITH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019! Izzy and Fixer are back for more machine mayhem . . . While their fellow c... More

    (14 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    The Wildest Cowboy

    Way out in the West there ' s a town they call Fear And only the roughest and toughest live here . . . ... More

    (13 reviews)
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    28th April 2011

    Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes

    Daisy's mum and dad are always too busy to listen to a word that she says, so when, one day, she tells them that a big p... More

    (12 reviews)
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    16th September 2021

    Rules for Vampires

    Straighten your cape and sharpen your claws . . . being a vampire is harder than it looks! The spookiest story you'll ... More

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    7th January 2021

    The Boy Who Sang with Dragons (The Boy Who Grew Dragons 5)

    'Shepherd has created a magical series that makes eyes shine with wonder, hearts swell with warmth, and rooms fill with ... More

    (11 reviews)
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