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Spike Gerrell

  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Spike Gerrell is a prolific cartoonist known for his "spiky-nosed" illustrations. His work has been published in the New Scientist, Independent, Times Educational Supplement and Guardian. Spike lives in North London.
    5th April 2018

    Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book

    Test your football knowledge with over 300 funny and fascinating questions about international games. How much do you k... More

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    4th May 2017

    Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

    A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football. The first ... More

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    6th September 2018

    Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

    The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with aw... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 18: Hysterical Historicals

    In Hysterical Historicals, read all about some hysterically funny figures from made-up history: join Julius Teaser in hi... More

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    19th June 2006

    Summer Special Sunshine, Sunburn and Not-So-Sweet Nothings

    Ally's back, and this time she's on holiday! The Love household depart en masse for some summer fun - bringing merry may... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Billy Bonkers: It's a Crazy Christmas

    Meet Billy... He's Bonkers! The Christmas celebrations have begun! But when Billy gets trapped by a snowman, weed on... More

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    15th June 2012

    Max Archer, Kid Detective: The Case of the Recurring Stomachaches

    Meet Max. Max Archer, Kid Detective. Max helps kids solve problems. Emily has stomach aches. A lot of them! Wit... More

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    8th January 2007

    Daisy, Dad and the Huge, Small Surprise

    Welcome to my world: it's weird, but kind of wonderful...Ally knows love makes you do funny stuff, but it doesn't explai... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Billy Bonkers: Billy Bonkers and the Wacky World Cup!

    Put your trainers on, Billy Bonkers is back with more amazing adventures! This time he's landing a plane and flyin... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Boris's Body: A first body book.

    A body book with a difference! Boris and his little sister Clara are having a busy day. But what needs to go on inside t... More

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    5th September 2013

    Being a Boy

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    5th February 2007

    Forever and Ever and Evie

    Home Sweet ...Home? Stella's back in London to see her old mates - yay! - and do a sneaky bit of detective work. But wit... More

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    2nd April 2007

    Truly, Madly Megan

    Megan whirls into Stella's life like the crazy cartwheeler she is. And she's going to whirl right out again, soon as her... More

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    5th February 2007

    Visitors, Vanishings and Va-va-va Voom

    There's always something going on in Ally's World! Ally and her mates are tres chuffed when a bunch of delicieuse French... More

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    4th June 2007

    Twists, Turns and 100% Tilda

    Spooky and spookier! Stella doesn't know whether to be fascinated or freaked out by that gloomy goth girl, Tilda. And sh... More

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    4th June 2007

    Amber and The Hot Pepper Jelly

    Meet the Teen Queen of Shyness! Amber has all the self-confidence of a very timid slug, so it's up to Stella to work som... More

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    5th February 2007

    Rainbows, Rowan and True, True Romance

    There's always something going on in Ally's World! Ally's had a crush on Alfie ever since she can remember. Not only is ... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Angels, Arguments and a Furry, Merry Christmas

    Christmas cheer - Ally's World style. This is an essential addition to the best-selling series ...every fan will want on... More

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    5th March 2007

    Hassles, Heart-pings! and Sad, Happy Endings

    There's always something going on in "Ally's World"! Ally's totally gobsmacked when she finds out that her best mate San... More

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    1st August 2006

    Tattoos, Telltales and Terrible, Terrible Twins

    Welcome to my world. It's weird but kind of wonderful...Blood is thicker than water, right? That's what Ally's always be... More

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    8th January 2007

    Mates, Mysteries and Pretty Weird Weirdness

    There's always something going on in Ally's World. Ally's not normally superstitious, but something freaky's happening i... More

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    1st June 2006

    The Past, the Present and the Loud, Loud Girl

    Meet the Love children: oh-so-perfect Linn, airy-fairy Rowan, animal-obsessed Tor - and Ally, trying to have a normal li... More

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    7th March 2019

    Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

    The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with awe... More

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