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This Month's Featured eBooks

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
This is the perfect story of Alice to share with younger readers. Tony Ross has done a great job in the retelling for a younger audience and the book is full of his delightfully humourous illustrations too. Building a love... Featured in: 3+ readers | Alice 150th | 5+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedSuicide Notes from Beautiful Girls
Lynn Weingarten
July 2015 Book of the Month June and Delia had an intense relationship, the kind that is all important, all-consuming even, but hard to maintain. In fact, when June hears the terrible news that Delia has died, they hadn't spoken... Featured in: YA readers | Books of the Month | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Magisterium: The Iron Trial
Cassandra Clare, Holly Black
July 2015 Book of the Month From the remarkable imaginations of bestselling authors Cassandra Clare and Holly Black comes a heart-stopping, mind-blowing, pulse-pounding plunge into the magical unknown. Magisterium has already been optioned for film and fans of Philip Pullman,... Featured in: 11+ readers | Books of the Month | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Leopold Blue
Rosie Rowell
Winner of The Branford Boase Award 2015 Leopold Blue is an emotionally taut and beautifully written story from debut author, Rosie Rowell with a mesmerising voice. Meg Bergman lives... Featured in: YA readers | Branford Boase Award | All Shortlists and Winners | eBooks
Released 02/01/2014
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Reader ReviewedThe Accident Season
Moira Fowley-Doyle
July 2015 Debut of the Month Each October Cara's family must endure the accident season when for four weeks, no matter how much their mother tries to protect them, covering every surface in padding, removing electrical gadgets, hiding knives, they... Featured in: YA readers | Debuts of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedBecause You'll Never Meet Me
Leah Thomas
July 2015 Debut of the Month The story of an unusual but increasingly close friendship, this is a totally original and engrossing novel. Ollie and Moritz strike up a friendship through letters. They are far from each other geographically, but... Featured in: YA readers | Debuts of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedMy Brother is a Superhero
David Solomons
July 2015 Debut of the Month Oh the anguish! Luke is a comic-reading super-hero expert, but he's gone for a wee at the crucial moment when an alien arrives in his tree-house and it's his never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother Zach who gets... Featured in: 7+ readers | Debuts of the Month | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
This beautiful board is the perfect first introduction to Alice. Babies and toddlers will love the playful and quirky characters Alison Jay brings to life with her own unique perspective whilst encapsulating the zany other-worldness of Carroll's novel. Featured in: Baby and Toddler | Alice 150th | eBooks
Released 01/07/2015
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Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile
James Patterson
From the Middle School series to the I Funny books, James Patterson is responsible for some of the most addictive kids' books around, irresistible page-turners that grab the attention of even the most reluctant reader. I have to confess... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 09/04/2015
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Reader ReviewedSinner
Maggie Stiefvater
The stunning companion novel to the bestselling and acclaimed Shiver, Linger and Forever trilogy is the book that every Maggie Stiefvater and paranormal romance fan has been waiting for! You thought it ended with Forever, but there's... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Edward Lear
This stunning new edition of Edward's Lear's classic story poem makes a handsome pair to Julia Donaldson' The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat which is also illustrated by Charlotte Voake. Every familiar of Lear's tender and... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedIn Darkling Wood
Emma Carroll
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, July 2015 There's magic afoot in this cleverly constructed story which interweaves two stories of girls growing up a century apart and yet becoming friends as they each come to terms with hopes and fears.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Julia Eccleshare's Picks | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Deep Water
Lu Hersey
Danni's mother disappears without warning, a terrifying thought for any young girl. Just fifteen, Danni goes to stay with her father in a tiny fishing village and there finds out all sorts of secrets about her family, strange mysteries that... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 01/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedBorgon the Axeboy and the Whispering Temple
Kjartan Poskitt
As readers of this smart and funny series will know, Borgon the barbarian is totally fearless, a useful person to have on your side in a tight situation. In this latest adventure he and his friends Hunjah, Grizzy and Mungoid... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedFire Colour One
Jenny Valentine
July 2015 Book of the Month Guardian Prize winning author Jenny Valentine's long-awaited new novel is clever, beautifully written, full of ideas. It tells the story of sixteen-year-old Iris: lonely and desperately unhappy, she finds self-expression and release through starting... Featured in: YA readers | Books of the Month | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedAll My Secrets
Sophie Mckenzie
July 2015 Book of the Month Sophie McKenzie is the master of psychological thrillers for teens, and this is a typically gripping page-turner. Everything Evie Brown has put her trust in is suddenly revealed to be false, even her parents... Featured in: 13+ readers | Books of the Month | YA readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Joan Aiken
A wonderful adventure as two children flee from the yranny of their wicked guardian and bravely set out on the road to London. Miss Slighcarp is as chilling as her words sound and she is now in charge of Bonnie... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Village by the Sea
Anita Desai
Winner of the Guardian Fiction Award, this story of life in village India, where children are forced so young to be adult, will appeal to a wide range of ages. Hari and Lila are the eldest of a poor family... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Sword and the Circle
Rosemary Sutcliff
The roots of this wonderful retelling of the story of Arthur and his knights can be found mostly in Sir Thomas Malory, but also in sources as rich as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Mabinogion and old Irish... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Silver Sword
Ian Serraillier
A classic story from World War Two, this tells how three children, Ruth, Edek and Bronia are helped by the young orphan Jan to escape from the horrors of Warsaw after the arrest of their parents. How the children travel... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Little Girl and the Tiny Doll
Aingelda Ardizzone, Edward Ardizzone
A tiny doll, unloved by her owner, is accidentally dropped into a freezer in a shop. There she stays, bored and lonely, until another little girl spots her. This one is kind, and immediately goes home to make the doll... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm
Norman Hunter
The book that Chris Riddell has described as the one that made him a reader, The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm deserves a place on every child's bookcase. The archetypal absent-minded professor, Branestawm spends his time happily creating bizarre inventions,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Cue for Treason
Geoffrey Trease
Geoffrey Trease is the master of historical fiction for children, and for many this is his best book. Set in Elizabethan England at the end of the 15th century it tells the story of fourteen year old Peter Brownrigg who,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | Free Prize Draws | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Chinese Cinderella
Adeline Yen Mah
This is a unique story of triumph over adversity, told against the background of the Nationalist/Communist struggle for control of China. Adeline Yen Mah's family considered her to be bad luck because her mother died shortly after giving birth to... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Pack a Puffin Book | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Crazy Mayonnaisy Mum
Julia Donaldson
A wonderful collection of poems from the much-loved creator of The Gruffalo, all of them perfect for reading aloud. There are funny poems (lots of those as you'd expect) and nonsense rhymes as well as story poems and quieter poems... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Poetry | eBooks
Released 30/07/2015
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Buffalo Soldier
Tanya Landman
Winner of the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal The Judges comment “We were particularly impressed with how Buffalo Soldier explored what it means to be truly free: the evolving idea of freedom is an essential part of this gripping, often... Featured in: 11+ readers | All Shortlists and Winners | Carnegie Greenaway | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 03/04/2014
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Reader ReviewedOliver and the Seawigs
Philip Reeve
Winner of the UKLA Award 2015 in the 7 - 11 years category. Award-winning Philip Reeve spins a hugely original yarn encompassing moving islands, a short sighted mermaid, a stuck-up boy by the name of Stacey de Lacey and his... Featured in: 7+ readers | All Shortlists and Winners | 9+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Schools | UKLA Book Awards | eBooks
Released 04/09/2014
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Bog Child
Siobhan Dowd
Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him - his brother on... Featured in: 7+ readers | eBooks
Released 30/07/2015
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Crowns and Codebreakers
Elen Caldecott
The second in a fantastic new series filled with friendship, adventure and mystery! Perfect for fans of Lauren St John, this is the new mystery adventure series by Waterstones Book Prize shortlisted author Elen Caldecott. Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Boywatching
Chloe Bennet
If you like Geek Girl, you'll love Boywatching - a sassy, laugh-out-loud story of friendship, fun and boys! Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 04/06/2015
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Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse
Francesca Simon
The final four utterly horrid and totally brilliant new Horrid Henry stories by Francesca Simon, with illustrations by Tony Ross. Featured in: 5+ readers | eBooks
Released 16/07/2015
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One
Sarah Crossan
Award-winning Sarah Crossan tells an astonishing and difficult story with the surest of touches in this tender, funny and life affirming book. Grace and Tippi are twins. Not just twins but conjoined twins, sharing the lower half of their bodies.... Featured in: 13+ readers | Coming Soon | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 27/08/2015
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Reader ReviewedMoone Boy: the Blunder Years
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
One of our Books of the Year 2014 Martin Moone- one boy and a load of sisters! That means Martin is always in trouble of one kind or another. What would you do? When Martin asks his friend Padraic for... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 23/04/2015
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The Secret Dog
Joe Friedman
Good dog stories are irresistible and this one has everything that young readers want. Josh is living on a Scottish island with his crofter uncle following the death of his mother. He loves the island and its wildlife, often nursing... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 27/05/2015
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Every Day
David Levithan
Winner of the UKLA Award 2015 in the 12 - 16 years category. A stunningly original and edgy exploration of love, longing and the boundaries of identity that will make you view the world from a different perspective. Both funny... Featured in: 13+ readers | Books of the Year | All Shortlists and Winners | Schools | UKLA Book Awards | eBooks
Released 29/08/2013
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Reader ReviewedHouse of Robots
James Patterson
James Patterson knows just how to write page-turning stories, and he puts that skill to excellent use in his books for children. House of Robots is the first in a new series created with Chris Grabenstein and tells the story... Featured in: 9+ readers | Reluctant Readers | Books for Boys | eBooks
Released 16/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Rising
Tom Moorhouse
This thrilling follow-up to the highly-acclaimed novel, The River Singers, will transport readers into a vivid world of riverbank creatures, where excitement and danger are never far away. With beautiful black and white illustrations throughout by Simon Mendez these... Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Nathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Five Minutes of Fame Ever
Nigel Smith
Another helping of super-cringe-worthy adventures for Nathalia Bumole, mostly courtesy of her dad, who really is an expert in embarrassing his daughter. It starts off when Dad uploads onto his website a video of Nat dancing, and being stung by... Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedFeel the Fear
Lauren Child
Best-selling Lauren Child brings favourite super-sleuth thirteen-year-old Ruby Redfort back for a terrific new adventure – along with Hitch, her official protector. Hitch never thought minding Ruby would be fun but she is such a first class agent that he... Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Golden Age
Kenneth Grahame
By the author of The Wind in the Willows, The Golden Age is a glorious children's classic, full of childhood adventure, imagination and innocence. Featured in: 9+ readers | Bookshelf Essentials | Summer Reading/Activity | 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 26/06/2015
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Reader ReviewedJonny Jakes Investigates the Hamburgers of Doom
Malcolm Judge
June 2015 Debut of the Month The Hamburgers of Doom is exactly the kind of nutty adventure that fans of sci-fi comics will love. Jonny Jakes is undercover editor of a scurrilous school newspaper, regularly dishing the dirt on teachers.... Featured in: 9+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 11+ readers | Publisher of the Month | eBooks
Released 04/06/2015
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Princess in the Middle
Meg Cabot
The third in the hugely successful Meg Cabot series featuring Mia, a very normal 14 year old Manhatten school girl, who is suddenly pitched into being Princess Mia of the priniciplity of Genovia with everything at her finger tips -... Featured in: 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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The Princess Diaries
Meg Cabot
The first in the hugely successful Meg Cabot series featuring Mia, a very normal 14 year old Manhatten school girl, who is suddenly pitched into being Princess Mia of the priniciplity of Genovia with everything at her finger tips -... Featured in: 11+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Potion Diaries
Amy Alward
July 2015 Book of the Month When the princess of Nova accidentally bewitches herself with an illegally brewed love potion, resulting in the biggest self-crush since Narcissus, there's an urgent need for an antidote. The kingdom's alchemists are sent out... Featured in: 11+ readers | Books of the Month | Summer Reading/Activity | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Killer Game
Kirsty McKay
The pupils of Umfraville School are super-bright, super privileged but pretty well cut-off from the outside world, stuck on a windy Welsh island with no internet connection. Who can blame them then for spicing up their life by devising a... Featured in: 13+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedMinus Me
Ingelin Rossland
July 2015 Debut of the Month Intriguing, stimulating and full of energy, this is a thought provoking read…it also contains a hidden sting in the tale. 12 year old Linda lives in Norway, she is popular, athletic and fast approaching... Featured in: 13+ readers | Summer Reading/Activity | Debuts of the Month | YA readers | eBooks
Released 04/06/2015
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Reader ReviewedLorali
Laura Dockrill
A magical adventure of mermaids, pirates, myth and romance. Rory is on Hastings beach the night before his sixteenth birthday when he stumbles across a naked girl. This is... Featured in: YA readers | Summer Reading/Activity | Hot Key Books | eBooks
Released 02/07/2015
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Better Left Buried
Emma Haughton
Emma Haughton's debut won her comparisons with Sophie McKenzie – high praise indeed. Her new book, Better Left Buried, confirms her reputation for taut, well-plotted psychological thrillers. Sarah's brother has died, which is terrible enough, but then Sarah realises she... Featured in: YA readers | Summer Reading/Activity | 13+ readers | eBooks
Released 01/05/2015
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The Machine Gunners
Robert Westall
Now with a brilliant new cover look, Robert Westall's gripping first novel for children set during World War Two is celebrating its fortieth anniversary. One of the best war books ever written for children. Completely unputdownable, scary and with incredibly... Featured in: 11+ readers | Schools | The World Wars | eBooks
Released 07/05/2015
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

The Twits
Roald Dahl
In this special edition there's a page of disgustingly smelly scratch-and-sniff stickers to decorate Mr Twit's beard included too! Yuck!. Mr and Mrs Twit are possibly the vilest of all...
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Reader Reviewed There Will be Lies
Nick Lake
Award-winning Nick Lake tells a complex story fusing two strands of narrative into a richly woven single thread. Seventeen-year-old Shelby Cooper has always been very protected by her mother; she...
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Reader Reviewed Tape
Steven Camden
This stunning debut novel by acclaimed spoken-word artist Steven Camden tells two stories which take place twenty years apart but which are connected by one old cassette tape. Ryan and...
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Reader Reviewed Remix
Non Pratt
Two best friends set off for a music festival and the long awaited chance to leave behind school, exams, parents – and ex-boyfriends – for a weekend of hedonism. As...
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Reader Reviewed Demolition Dad
Phil Earle
May 2015 MEGA Book of the Month Jake Biggs's dad works in demolition. All week long he knocks down buildings from the cockpit of his crane, but at weekends he...
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True Face
Siobhan Curham
In chapters dealing with body image, bullying, social media, love, sex and more, Siobhan Curham encourages young women and girls to be honest, dream big, and create lives that are...
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Reader Reviewed It's About Love
Steven Camden
June 2015 Book of the Month It's About Love is a kind of Romeo and Juliet story. Two young people, from different sides of their town and with different backgrounds,...
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Reader Reviewed Chocolate Box Girls: Fortune Cookie
Cathy Cassidy
June 2015 Book of the Month Fortune Cookie is a typically sweet, soulful story from the excellent Cathy Cassidy. There's a surprise in store for the Tanberry sisters. Staying with their...
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To Kill A Mockingbird
Harper Lee
'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, the...
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Hook's Daughter
Heidi Schulz
Hook's Daughter is an extraordinarly fun and swashbuckling adventure. Not a contemporary retelling of Peter Pan but a delightful mix of Neverland and Malory Towers with a twist in the...
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Reader Reviewed The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow
Katherine Woodfine
June 2015 Debut of the Month An Edwardian department store provides a glamorous setting for this sparkling girls' detective story, and there's something of the Little Princess about its central...
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Poppy in the Field
Mary Hooper
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015 A welcome return for Poppy, the brave young nurse in World War One. Poppy thinks her heart will break when she finds...
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Reader Reviewed Conversion
Katherine Howe
June 2015 Book of the Month A fascinating book that captures your imagination for its entirety and then releases it to explore new thoughts and feelings, this is a wonderfully...
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Reader Reviewed My Secret Rockstar Boyfriend
Eleanor Wood
Tuesday Cooper describes herself as an average girl with a weird name, too-big ambitions, chubby thighs and delusions of grandeur. But surely even for girls like her dreams can come...
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The Shield of Kuromori
Jason Rohan
Science meets Myth when ogres armed with high-tech weaponry steal a huge telescope as part of an insane plan to cast the world into permanent darkness. With global catastrophe looming,...
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Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy 1)
Cassandra Clare
After living as a Mundane and a Vampire, Simon never thought he would become a Shadowhunter, but today he begins his training at Shadowhunter Academy. This standalone e-only short story...
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Lost Herondale (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy 2)
Cassandra Clare
In the early nineteenth century, Tobias Herondale abandoned his fellow Shadowhunters in the heat of battle and left them to die. His life was forfeit, but Tobias never returned, and...
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Finding Audrey
Sophie Kinsella
June 2015 Debut of the Month Audrey's family life is reassuringly normal. There's her Daily Mail reading mum, computer game addicted big brother, and well-meaning dad trying, and generally failing,...
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Reader Reviewed From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
E.L. Konigsburg
June 2015 Book of the Month This is everything a classic children's book should be: it's exciting, funny, has terrific central characters, a mystery to solve, and a truth – particular...
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Reader Reviewed Circus Mirandus
Cassie Beasley
June 2015 Debut of the Month Micah has grown up with his grandfather Ephraim, and the two have had great fun together. Ephraim has always had time for Micah, talking to...
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Reader Reviewed The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones
Will Mabbitt
June 2015 Debut of the Month Mabel Jones is sleeping soundly when a sudden noise wakes her up. It's Omynus Hussh, silent loris and pirate, there to press gang her into...
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Reader Reviewed Archie Greene and the Magician's Secret
D. D. Everest
September 2014 Debut of the Month An unexpected present, a very old book with unusual powers and a twelve-year-old with an inquisitive mind are at the heart of this exciting...
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Car-Jacked
Ali Sparkes
Readers are plunged straight into the action in Ali Sparke's new thriller: Jack and his parents are on holiday when their car is stolen, with him still on the back...
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Dindy and the Elephant
Elizabeth Laird
Dindy's way of life is about to change for ever. She's grown up on a tea plantation in Kerala but independence is coming, and the British, including Dindy's family, are...
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Reader Reviewed Goodnight Mister Tom
Michelle Magorian
A heart breaking and heart warming story of a special friendship that grows between Willie Beech, evacuated to the country to avoid the Blitz on London, and Tom Oakley, the...
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Ruin and Rising
Leigh Bardugo
In the final episode of the powerful and all-consuming The Grisha sequence, Alina has one last chance to destroy the Darkling. To do so she needs to find the firebird....
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Opal Plumstead
Jacqueline Wilson
Best-selling Jacqueline Wilson's 100th book is a cracking story set just before the First World War with one of Wilson's feistiest girls yet at its heart. Opal Plumstead is a...
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Reader Reviewed Clariel
Garth Nix
The long awaited prequel to the original ‘The Old Kingdom' trilogy will cause glee for fans, as it lays...
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Reader Reviewed Wild Boy and the Black Terror
Rob Lloyd Jones
This is the second in a series of pacy mystery-adventure stories for 9+ readers, set in the seamy, smoggy underworld of Victorian London. Dripping with atmosphere and gothic gore, Wild...
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Reader Reviewed The Parent Agency
David Baddiel
A brilliantly funny story about a boy who makes a very rash wish! Barry is not the first boy in the world to say “I wish I had better parents”...
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Phoenix Rising
Bryony Pearce
A world where a devastating series of manmade and natural disasters have destroyed civilisations, leaving communities walled in and fearful, and the seas choked with mankind's accumulated junk – plywood,...
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Reader Reviewed Shouldn't You be in School?
Lemony Snicket
Madcap fun and mystery in this somewhat eccentric yet addictive series from the huge bestselling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events. This is Book three in the critically acclaimed...
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Araminta Spook: Skeleton Island
Angie Sage
If you haven't discovered Angie Sage's marvellous Araminta Spook series yet you are in for a treat. Araminta is a feisty character, fond of bats and ghosts, and there's always...
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Reader Reviewed Stop Those Monsters!
Steve Cole
Bob has always loved the idea of monsters so when his house is picked up by a giant whirlwind and, Wizard-of-Oz like, thrown into an underground world populated by the...
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Sun Thief
Jamie Buxton
Ancient Egypt provides the setting for this gripping story, more precisely Thebes and the court of Akhenaten. The central character has no name: he's referred to in the main as...
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Dick and Dom's Whoopee Book of Practical Jokes
Richard McCourt, Dominic Wood
A brilliantly bonkers joke book brought to you by children's tv personalities Dick and Dom. Fool your friends, trick your teachers and prank your parents! Packed with rip-roaring practical puns,...
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Cherry Blossom Dreams
Gwyneth Rees
A satisfying, original story of family and growing up. Sasha's home life is complicated: her father died suddenly when she and her twin brother Sean were very young and her...
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Princess Mirror-Belle
Julia Donaldson
A collection of funny and exciting Princess Mirror-Belle adventures from the much-loved author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson - perfect for newly independent readers.
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Princess Mirror-Belle and the Party Hoppers
Julia Donaldson
Magically mischievous Mirror-Belle is back and ready to sweep Ellen off on more exciting and hilarious escapades. From the much-loved author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson - perfect for newly...
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Jacqueline Wilson's Happy Holidays
Jacqueline Wilson
How are you going to spend your summer holiday? Will you be going on a sunny beach holiday, meeting your friends at the park, or relaxing in the garden with...
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Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?
Astrid Lindgren
Do you know Pippi Longstocking? There's no one quite like her! Her cheeky, dare-devil spirit is much loved throughout...
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Dream on
Bali Rai
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8 Baljit – Jit to his school friends – helps out in his father's chippy but dreams of playing football in the Premier League. When he's...
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Whistling in the Dark
Shirley Hughes
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, June 2015 Best-selling Shirley Hughes brings alive how it felt to be growing up in Liverpool during the Second World War. In a...
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Being a Girl
Hayley Long
‘There is no right way to be a girl or rubbish way to be a girl', says Hayley Long,...
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Creature Teacher
Sam Watkins
The sort of story that all young school kids will love - their new teacher is great fun and has some amazing abilities that are totally unlike any other teacher....
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Willard Price: Leopard Adventure
Anthony McGowan
There's an adventure, animals and action in the first authorized Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Over 5 million copies of the original Adventure series...
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Reader Reviewed Lottery Boy
Michael Byrne
May 2015 Debut of the Month Thirteen year old Bully, real name Bradley, has chosen to live on the streets rather than at home with his sort-of step-father after his...
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Reader Reviewed Trouble
Non Pratt
Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2015 ****Non Pratt is appearing alongside fellow YA authors, James Dawson and Malorie Blackman...
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Awful Auntie
David Walliams
Shortlisted for The Bookseller's Book of the Year - One of our Books of the Year 2014 - One of the Lovereading4kids Readers' Choice Books of the Year 2014 Best-selling David...
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Willard Price: Shark Adventure
Anthony McGowan
Shark Adventure is an authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Full of action, adventure and animals!
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Reader Reviewed Scarlet Ibis
Gill Lewis
Winner of the Little Rebels Book Award 2015 - Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal - Gill Lewis is renowned for her stories about powerful and beneficial relationships between animals and...
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Just Henry
Michelle Magorian
From the award winning author of Goodnight Mister Tom comes a page turning tale. Warmhearted and full of period detail, Just Henryis a wonderful story of growing up and...
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Reader Reviewed The Sons of Scarlatti
John McNally
Meet Finn, shrunk to 9mm tall by his uncle in order to save mankind by stopping a killing machine from wreaking havoc. Full of humour and high action adventure even...
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Cuckoo in the Nest
Michelle Magorian
The lure of the theatre draws Ralph but acting is not what his family wants for him. Can he persuade them? A wonderfully nostalgic story about one boy's determination to...
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Paper Towns
John Green
A special hardback edition of John Green's fresh-voiced novel is an utterly gripping story that gives a roller-coaster, unputdownable read. Strongly set with all the details of life in high...
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Bomber
Paul Dowswell
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month May 2015 Young New York born US serviceman Harry Friedman signs up for the United States Army Air Force determined to fight for justice...
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Reader Reviewed The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom
Vicki Lockwood
May 2015 Book of the Month Young readers who like their mystery stories tinged with a bit of Victorian gothic are going to love this new detective series. Twelve year...
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Reader Reviewed We are All Made of Molecules
Susin Nielsen
May 2015 Debut of the Month Stewart and Ashley are about as different as it's possible to be. He's super smart, happy to use words like ‘plethora' in everyday conversation,...
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Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats
Alicia Potter
The story of the scaredy cat finding unexpected resources of courage to save the day is given a lovely – and literal – twist in this delightful picturebook. Miss Hazeltine...
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Reader Reviewed The Last Summer of Us
Maggie Harcourt
May 2015 Debut of the Month Three young friends set out on a summer road trip, each one carrying secrets and sorrows. Squashed into a battered old car, fuelled by...
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Young Bond: Shoot to Kill
Steve Cole
Young Bond is back - in his most action-packed, explosive adventure yet.
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Reader Reviewed The Lie Tree
Frances Hardinge
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015 Award-winning Frances Hardinge is spellbinding is this hugely entertaining and dramatic Victorian thriller. When Faith's father dies suddenly she knows she must try...
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26-Storey Treehouse
Andy Griffiths
The World's Best Treehouse just got BETTER! Crazy, inventive, imaginative and mischievous Aussie writing duo, Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton tickled many a kid with their hilarious creation of The...
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Reader Reviewed Bad Bones
Graham Marks
Suspend disbelief and throw yourself into an action packed, creepy tale. 16 year old Gabe finds himself on the wrong side of an ambitious drug dealer in Los Angeles and...
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Reader Reviewed Jaguar Trials
Ruth Eastham
An expedition along the Amazon to find the legendary El Dorado provides an exotic setting for this rewarding adventure story. Thirteen-year-old Ben is in Brazil with his archaeologist father, but...
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Hello Darkness
Anthony McGowan
A darkly comic psychological thriller with a noir twist from an award-winning author.
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Willard Price: Bear Adventure
Anthony McGowan
Bear Adventure is the next authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers looking for action, adventure and animals!
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Reader Reviewed The Runaways
Megan Rix
Shortlisted for the 2015 Red House Children's Book Award Two elephants and an old Border collie are the stars of Megan Rix's wonderfully heart-warming new animal story. It's 1917 and...
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The Boy with Two Heads
Andy Mulligan
A living, breathing, talking head, with a rude, sharp tongue and an evil sense of humour. It knows all your darkest thoughts and it's not afraid to say what it...
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The Imagination Box
Martyn Ford
May 2015 Debut of the Month Could this Imagination Box be the greatest toy on earth? Join 10 year old Timothy as he is given the chance to decide just...
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Blitzcat
Robert Westall
In an extraordinary mix of fact and fiction, Robert Westall describes the Second World War through the eyes of a cat. Blitzcat leaves her home to track down her person,...
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None the Number
Oliver Jeffers
Now available as a board book. Award-winning Oliver Jeffer's unusual and delightful family have a typically original approach to counting- including introducing the concept of none. The Hueys love numbers...
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None the Number
Oliver Jeffers
Award-winning Oliver Jeffers unusual and delightful family have a typically original approach to counting- including introducing the concept of none. The Hueys love numbers from 0-10. The kind of things...
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Reader Reviewed The Bane Chronicles
Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson
Here are ten short stories covering roughly two hundred years in the life of Magnus Bane, sitting alongside is an extra exclusive bonus tale which acts as the perfect encore....
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Reader Reviewed Black Ice
Becca Fitzpatrick
Black Ice is New York Times bestselling author Becca Fitzpatrick's riveting romantic thriller, set against the treacherous backdrop of the mountains of Wyoming. Whether you're new to Becca's writing or...
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Holes
Louis Sachar
Wholly original and brilliantly plotted, Holes is a funny and poignant story about surviving. When Stanley Yelnats is falsely accused of stealing a pair of trainers, he is sent off...
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The Story of the Blue Planet
Andri Snaer Magnason
Winner of the UKLA Book Awards 7-11 category 2014 A whimsical fairy tale that will appeal to fans of Maurice Sendak, Dr Seuss and Hans Christian Andersen, The Story of...
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Fear
Michael Grant
This is the fifth heart-stopping instalment in the bestselling GONE series. It is an exceptional page-turner. Escapism just doesn't get better than this. The complete list of books in this...
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Hunger
Michael Grant
Here's what Hugh (14), one of our teenage reviewers think of Hunger: Hunger, like it's prequel Gone, was unputdownable. It's an excellent follow-up to an original idea. More children...
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Lies
Michael Grant
Set in a dystopian future where food is scarce and life is fragile; all those over fifteen have been annihilated leaving children to rule in gangs that become increasingly feral...
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Light
Michael Grant
Gripping, scary and unputdownable from the first page of the first book in this brilliantly plotted series right through to the last word in this the sixth and final heart-stopping...
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Plague
Michael Grant
This is the fourth book (of six) in the mind-blowing Gone series...a blood-pumping, white-knuckle ride of epic proportions. It's a world without adults and normal life has crashed and...
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The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel
A tremendous adventure unfolds across the vast emptiness of Canada being opened up by explorers in the 1880s. William Everett knows all about the railway from his father who has...
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Cakes in Space
Philip Reeve
One of our Books of the Year 2014 Best-selling Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre's space adventure with a difference sees Astra, a young girl travelling to a new life in...
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Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods
Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson, hero and demi-god, is the best guide you could have to the Greek gods and goddesses. As he is half-god - his father is Poseidon - and half-mortal...
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Reader Reviewed Skink No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen
This is a dive in head first and read until you're dizzy book, so utterly brilliant and readable it's scary! The totally bizarre and freakily sane Skink joins detective forces...
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The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
John Boyne
In an entertaining adventure that is also full of charm and whimsy, best-selling author John Boyne champions the right of children to be different. Barnaby Brocket's parents want only thing...
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Paper Towns
John Green
Award winning author John Green's fresh-voiced novel is an utterly gripping story that gives a roller-coaster, unputdownable read. Strongly set with all the details of life in high school, at...
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Reader Reviewed Gone
Michael Grant
Gripping from the first moment, this is a scary, an unputdownable and a brilliantly plotted fantasy. One minute all the adults are there - next they're gone! Only...
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Midnight Pirates
Ally Kennen
Ally Kennen is an exceptional story teller with a rare gift for creating loveable and convincing characters who leap off the page. When their parents decide to sell their beloved...
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The Secret Kitten
Holly Webb
This is a wonderfully heart-warming read and the 30th in the Animals series from bestselling author Holly Webb. This title and the others in the series are perfect for fans...
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The Forgotten Puppy
Holly Webb
Emi looks forward to her weekend visits to her dad's, but she's sad that her Shiba Inu puppy, Rina, can't come too. During the school holidays, Emi visits her dad...
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The Brave Kitten
Holly Webb
Helena is helping out at a vet's surgery when a young cat is rushed in with a major injury - will they be able to save him?
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The Scruffy Puppy
Holly Webb
Bella adopts a friendly mongrel puppy, but will she be able to prove that rescue dogs are just as good as pedigree dogs to her friend at school?
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Dindy and the Elephant
Elizabeth Laird
Dindy's way of life is about to change for ever. She's grown up on a tea plantation in Kerala but independence is coming, and the British, including Dindy's family, are...
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