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Short Stories

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Filter: Baby and Toddler 3+ readers 5+ readers 7+ readers 9+ readers 11+ readers 13+ readers YA readers
Blue Moon Day

Blue Moon Day

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Everyone thinks they know what it's like, going to school. But have you ever wondered what life must be like at a boarding school? A school for young offenders? A school for the blind? With her trademark humour, insight, sensitivity and razor-sharp wit, Anne Fine explores these different worlds in a short story collection that will fascinate young readers.

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Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales

Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales

9+ readers

Author: Jamila Gavin Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2014

Shortlisted for the 2015 UKLA Book Awards 7-11 years  Features six magical stories to thrill and enchant you. This title helps you watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mission to save a lost king; join Princess Desire as she gallops across the Milky Way on her jet-black horse.

Unnatural Creatures

Unnatural Creatures

13+ readers

Author: Neil Gaiman Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns - all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongside stories classic and modern to spark the imagination of readers young and old.

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A Year Full of Stories

A Year Full of Stories

3+ readers 5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Georgie Adams Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

In the tradition of Richard Scarry, this is a fabulous treasure trove of 366 original stories, pictures and rhymes - something for every day of the year and for every child's birthday. Brimming with clever and humorous story-telling and glorious full colour illustrations this will delight and become a firm family favourite.