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Sarah Horne

  • 5 stars across 109 books

    Jennifer Gray is a lawyer and now writes children's comedy. Her other work includes the Atticus Claw series which has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award.

    Amanda Swift is a former actress. She has written for several children's series and has dramatised Jacqueline Wilson novels for Radio 4. She has also written three novels for the 9+ age group.

    11th January 2018

    Ask Oscar

    A brilliantly funny new series from Dirty Bertie author, Alan MacDonald, featuring a pig on a bike, a Poopomatic, and a ... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Dinosaur

    Press out the board pieces and build your own shiny Tyrannosaurus rex to play with! Tom lives in an ordinary house in an... More

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    5th October 2017

    There's a Dragon in my Stocking!

    Small dragon ... BIG trouble! Eric and Pan are thrilled to hear something coming down the chimney on Christmas Eve. ... More

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    8th January 2016

    The Ostrich Of Pudding Lane

    Pudding Lane may be the only primary school in the UK with a real, live ostrich for a mascot. She comes to the school as... More

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    19th January 2016

    Puppy Academy: Pip and the Paw of Friendship

    Pip the labrador puppy is learning the skills he needs to be an assistance dog for Kayla, a young girl in a wheelchair. ... More

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    1st October 2013

    Two Bad Grans

    Mrs O' Grady was a naughty old lady, very short, rather cross and quite stout: while Mrs Maloney was taller and boney, ... More

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    7th February 2019

    Charlie Changes Into a Chicken

    The first book in a hilarious new series for fans of Roald Dahl and David Walliams! 'Belly-bu... More

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    16th March 2011

    The Ugly Duckling

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    26th March 2014

    Sea Urchins and Sand Pigs

    A delightful story from a top author. With treasure trails, dune pigs and the occasional visiting mermaid, there's never... More

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    7th June 2012

    Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library)

    'There are many boys in the world, all slightly different from one another, and most of them are referred to by names. T... More

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    1st June 2013

    Guinea Pigs Online: Viking Victory

    A nasty builder with a huge digger is threatening the guinea pigs' woodland! The furry pals must protect it - but how?... More

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    6th November 2014

    Guinea Pigs Online: The Ice Factor

    The weather outside is cold and snowy, but Fuzzy and Coco are as warm as toast in the house, enjoying their favourite ... More

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    22nd June 2016

    Puppy Academy: Murphy and the Great Surf Rescue

    Puppies to the rescue! Murphy the leonberger puppy is used to being the best, so when new student Rodrigo comes top of t... More

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    23rd July 2010

    Vile: A Cautionary Tale for Little Monsters

    Lessons at the University of Vile are strict! With a timetable designed to refine the skills of grabbing, snatching, pus... More

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    11th August 2016

    Fizzlebert Stump and the Great Supermarket Showdown

    Is this is final hurrah for Fizzlebert Stump? Have the circus performers taken their final bow? Find out in the final bo... More

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    7th July 2016

    Bunny Slopes

    Time to tackle the bunny slope! Shake to help Bunny make it snow, tilt to help Bunny ski down the slope, and turn to hel... More

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    1st April 2016

    National Trust: Ned the Nature Nut's Nutty Nature Facts and Jokes

    This nutty, nature joke book is full of side-splittingly hilarious jokes and fascinating facts based on nature. Full of... More

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    28th September 2017

    I Am Here, Where Are You?

    A fabulously illustrated look at our place in the world - from the room we are in right out to the universe In ... More

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    3rd August 2017

    School for Little Monsters

    A little boy and a young monster accidentally switch schools on their first day, with hilarious results. At the Sc... More

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    22nd March 2012

    Be an Eco Hero: On the Move

    An introduction to environmental issues such as pollution, saving energy and recycling, set in a familiar environment... More

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    23rd May 2012

    Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive - book four of the series of short stories 'Dead Annoying', about Nick a teenage boy haunted by ghosts. Ni... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Monstrous Maud: Spooky Sports Day

    The second book in the fantastic Monstrous Maud series, written by A.B. Saddlewick. A miscast spell has created a jungle... More

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    1st August 2009

    Paws, Claws and Frilly Drawers: An Extraordinary Tale of One Unpredictable Puss

    Tom and Jerry meets Charlie and Lola in this brand-new comedy double act of a no-nonsense girl and a very contrary cat!I... More

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    26th April 2012

    Guinea Pigs Online: Guinea Pigs Online

    Fuzzy and Coco are guinea pigs who live with their kindly owners, Ben and Henrietta Bliss. Coco likes to spend her day... More

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    1st October 2015

    Meet My Best Friend

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    8th September 2015

    Froglets: Dani's Dinosaur

    Dani's Dinosaur is a funny story for young lizard and pet fans who are learning to read on their own. Perfect for chil... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Monstrous Maud: School Scare

    Maud's beloved school for monsters, Rotwood, is facing closure. The young monsters are determined to help, but they end ... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Monstrous Maud: Freaky Sleepover

    When Maud's perfect twin sister, Milly plans a sleepover, Mum forces Maud to have her friends over too. What can possibl... More

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    8th January 2013

    Michaela Strachan's Really Wild Adventures: A book of fun and factual animal rhymes

    Take a really wild rhyming adventure with these wacky and wonderful poems from TV presenter Michaela Strachan, perfect... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Sesame Seade Mysteries: Gargoyles Gone AWOL: Book 2

    Where have all the gargoyles gone? Sesame Seade is slightly spooked ... She's Cambridge's number one supersleuth. A... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Sesame Seade Mysteries: Sleuth on Skates: Book 1

    Armed with a pair of purple rollerskates and a brain with as many connections as there are stars in the universe, elev... More

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    25th October 2012

    Monster House Pop-Up

    Milch and Mulch, the monster twins, can hear strange noises in their home. Mummy and Daddy monster say it's nothing - ol... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Rhino? What Rhino?

    When Rhino escapes from the zoo to a farm he leaves a trail of havoc and devastation. When the poor farm animals end up ... More

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    18th February 2016

    I Want a Companion: Level 10

    Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the lea... More

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    14th March 2013

    Fizzlebert Stump and the Bearded Boy

    Fizzlebert Stump's second adventure. The bearded Barboozul family are the new stars of Fizz's circus. Their act is full ... More

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    1st September 2011

    I Found a Sound: Band 02b/Red B

    How many sounds do you hear in your day? Follow one boy as he fizzes, pops and crunches his way through his day in thi... More

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    1st February 2014

    Itch Scritch Scratch

    The kids have got - whisper it - nits! All the mummies are going mad with the nit-combs and the mayonnaise and even the ... More

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    1st October 2011

    FArTHER

    A young boy, bewitched by his fathers unrelenting passion to fly; a desperate craving that absorbs his every waking minu... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Guinea Pigs Online: Bunny Trouble

    Fuzzy and Coco's owners are organising an Easter Fair at the Rescue Centre. They bring home a naughty little bunny cal... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Felix Frost, Time Detective: Roman Riddle: Book 1

    How to build an accidental time machine: 1. Activate your homemade particle accelerator 2. Fail to supervise y... More

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    1st June 2013

    Animal Alphabet Activity Book

    From alligators to zebras, children will meet a menagerie of weird and wonderful animals as they explore the alphabet in... More

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    30th September 2008

    Purr-fect Mischief!

    Tom and Jerry meets Charlie and Lola in this brand new comedy double act of a girl and cat who love to hate one another!... More

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    9th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue: Ghost Rescue

    When Charlie goes on a trip to Fairfax Castle, he meets a family of very unhappy ghosts. They are being forced to sing s... More

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    7th August 2014

    My School Musical and Other Punishments

    When Jessica gets roped into the school musical she finds herself strangely allied with arch-enemy Amelia when her best ... More

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    1st November 2013

    Guinea Pigs Online: Christmas Quest

    It's Christmas in Strawberry Park and our squeaky pals are decorating the hutch and rocking around their broccoli Chri... More

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    21st February 2013

    Monstrous Maud: Horror Holiday

    The fifth book in the scarily sensational Monstrous Maud series! Maud loves camping and is excited about going on Wilf's... More

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    1st July 2015

    Animal Quizzes

    A handy paperback book containing over 500 questions with an eclectic mix of topics ranging from dancing bees to the col... More

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    30th July 2015

    The Ultimate Animal Criminals

    Warning: contains rotters and plotters, hooligans, con artists and assassins! Get ready to discover the animals who don'... More

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    1st July 2015

    Travel Quizzes

    A handy paperback book containing a range of questions on an eclectic mix of topics. Perfect to share with friends and f... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Sesame Seade Mysteries: Scam on the Cam: Book 3

    Sesame Seade is suspicious. There's something fishy going on by the river: a case for a number one supersleuth! Ses... More

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    11th February 2016

    Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Did P.E. in his Pants

    Going to school isn't very exciting, is it? Well for Fizzlebert Stump it's a whole new adventure! The next book in this ... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Thirty Days Has September: Cool Ways to Remember Stuff

    Thirty Days Has September holds a treasure trove of easy methods to take important information from the back of the mind... More

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    26th February 2015

    Spike and Ali Enson

    Bonnie baby or alien invader? Everyone loves Spike's baby brother, Ali. He's so cute even the school bullies want to ba... More

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    13th February 2014

    Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Cried Fish

    Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. His mum's a clown, his best friend is a bearded boy, and he sticks his head in a lio... More

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    12th February 2015

    Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things

    It's the great Circus of Circuses competition, and Fizzlebert Stump has no act. He's no longer the Boy Who Puts His Head... More

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    6th August 2015

    Favourite Mixed Up Fairy Tales: Split-Page Book

    First came the phenomenal bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales with sales over 100,000 copies to date, and now comes ... More

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    5th October 2017

    Say Sorry Sidney

    A lighthearted, silly rhyming tale of a rhino whose manners are just not what they should be! When Rhino es... More

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    2nd June 2016

    National Trust: Harry the History Hound's Hysterical Historical Facts and Jokes

    This hysterical, historical joke book is full of hilarious jokes and illustrations based on characters that children wil... More

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    14th January 2016

    Felix Frost, Time Detective: Ghost Plane: Book 2

    As every respectable scientist knows, messing with the space-time continuum is more trouble than it's worth. That'... More

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    1st August 2016

    There's a Dragon in my Toilet

    Book three in a hilarious new series featuring one boy and a little dragon with an oversized appetite for adventure. Pan... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 11: Rhyme Slime

    Anita can't help speaking in rhyme and it's quite inconvenient to rhyme all the time. When she gets to school she finds... More

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    5th January 2005

    I Want a Pet!: Band 05/Green

    `I want a pet! I want a pet! I hope I like the pet I get!' When a boy goes to the Strange Pet Shop to find a pet, the... More

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    1st September 2011

    Animal Quiz

    With over 500 questions covering every corner of the animal kingdom, this title presents a mix of topics ranging from da... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 11: Class Pack of 36

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These... More

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    10th September 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 11: Mixed Pack of 6

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations. These... More

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    8th September 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 3: Snack Attack

    This creative book explains how to transform tasty, healthy ingredients into super snacks! Follow footballer Ted and his... More

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    14th June 2016

    Must Know Stories: Level 2: The Ugly Duckling

    When the biggest egg finally hatches, Mother Duck is in for a surprise. This duckling does not look like the others, b... More

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    9th March 2017

    The Long Lost Secret Diary Of The World's Worst Pirate

    Meet Thomas - a boy sailing with his parents aboard a merchant ship in the 18th century and prone to daydreaming about l... More

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    9th March 2017

    The Long-Lost Secret Diary Of The World's Worst Knight

    Meet Roderick - a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he's chosen to bec... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 10: The Chicken Who Liked Chocolate

    Charlie the chicken has had a taste of chocolate. Now she's on a mission to make sure chocolate is all she ever eats! O... More

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    4th May 2017

    Animal Survivors

    Animal Survivors is an engaging non-fiction reader that will help make learning to read fun and interesting. Are you ... More

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    13th July 2017

    The Girls' Guide to Growing Up

    A friendly, reassuring and positive guide for girls as they approach puberty, explaining the changes that will happen ... More

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    13th July 2017

    The Boys' Guide to Growing Up

    A friendly, reassuring positive guide for boys as they approach puberty, explaining the changes that will happen to th... More

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    13th July 2017

    Early Reader: Grandad's Medal

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    27th July 2017

    Sneaky Animals

    Sneaky Animals is an engaging non-fiction reader that will help make learning to read fun and interesting. Get ready ... More

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    4th September 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 3: Sam's Big Dinner

    Sam decides to cook a big dinner for his mum. He adds lots of different ingredients, from butter to pepper to coffee! Wi... More

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    4th September 2017

    Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 1+: Sam's Backpack

    Sam has a huge backpack full of everything he needs for a camping trip. But what will he do when a storm comes? Oxford R... More

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    10th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and the Horrible Hound

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try o... More

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    10th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and Mutterman`s Zoo

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try o... More

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    9th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and the Gloomy Ghost Train

    Max, Mary and Yatterdee are ghosts in search of all the fun of the fair. But the fair's owner forces them to haunt the G... More

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    10th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and the Dinosaurs

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try o... More

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    1st September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and the Greedy Gorgonzolas

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try... More

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    9th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue and the Homesick Mummy

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try... More

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    6th August 2007

    Marvellous Magical Stories

    Amazing tales of enchantment fill this collection of ten magical stories, which is sure to enchant young readers. Here i... More

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    9th September 2009

    Ghost Rescue: Ghost Rescue and the Space Ghost

    Are you a ghost who's getting grief? Well now, at last, GHOST RESCUE's here! We promise we will listen and we will try o... More

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    1st May 2011

    Nana Takes the Reins

    In this exciting follow-up to Nana Cracks the Case, Nana, the grandmother everyone wants, takes her mischief-making gran... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Oscar and the Dognappers

    The second book in a brilliantly funny new series from bestselling Dirty Bertie author Alan MacDonald, about a boy and h... More

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    8th June 2018

    Jason Banks and the Pumpkin of Doom

    Jason Banks is a bully. No one likes him and even the teachers are scared of him! It's time that someone taught Jason a ... More

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    9th August 2018

    Oscar and the CATastrophe

    The third book in a brilliantly funny new series for 6+ readers from bestselling Dirty Bertie author Alan MacDonald, abo... More

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    2nd September 2010

    Spike and Ali Enson

    Bonnie baby or alien invader? Everyone loves Spike's baby brother, Ali. He's so cute even the school bullies want to bab... More

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    8th November 2018

    I Am Here, Where Are You?

    A fabulously illustrated look at our place in the world - from the room we are in right out to the universe In ... More

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    3rd January 2019

    Read with Oxford: Stage 6: The Chicken Who Liked Chocolate

    In this egg-stra-ordinary chapter book, Charlie the chicken has a taste for chocolate. Now she wants more and more - but... More

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    5th February 2019

    The Ghost Tower

    The night Dot and Ryan take a sneaky Halloween visit to a condemned tower, they discover more than they bargained for wh... More

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    21st March 2019

    Read with Oxford: Stage 6: Rhyme Slime

    Jasmine can't help speaking in rhyme and it's quite inconvenient to rhyme all the time. When she gets to school she find... More

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    9th January 2020

    Fizzlebert Stump and the Bearded Boy

    Fizzlebert Stump's second adventure. The bearded Barboozul family are the new stars of Fizz's circus. Their act is full ... More

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    9th January 2020

    Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library)

    'There are many boys in the world, all slightly different from one another, and most of them are referred to by names. T... More

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    1st January 2018

    The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Pirate

    Meet Thomas--a young man sailing with his parents aboard a merchant ship in the 18th century and prone to daydreaming ab... More

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    The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Knight

    Meet Roderick--a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he's chosen to beco... More

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