Skellig

Author: David Almond

A strange creature, part owl, part angel needs Michael’s help to survive.  But is Skellig more than he first appears? When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister’s illness,…

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Fergus Crane

Author: Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Fergus Crane is a young boy, who lives in the Archduke Ferdinand Apartments with his mother, Lucia. A mysterious little flying box arrives at his house three different times and…

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J K Rowling

Harry, Ron and Hermione have returned to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their second year. (But Harry and Ron only just made it – they missed the Hogwarts…

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The Best Dog in the World

Author: Sylvia Green

Elliot has always wanted a dog of his own but he lives in a flat where no animals are allowed and his new stepfather is allergic to anything with fur…

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James and the Giant Peach

Author: Raold Dahl

James finds himself on a miraculous journey… Inside a giant peach with the strangest friends for company: an enormous Spider, a very musical Grasshopper, a kindly Glow-Worm, and a Centipede…

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Bang goes a Troll

Author: The Beastly Boys

Ulf has to stop trolls being poached to be used as targets in a hunting range. When a messenger bat arrives at the RSPCB, Ulf the werewolf receives news of…

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The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts

Author: Jonathan Meres

Norman finds it hard to adjust when his family move house.  Norman knew it was going to be one of those days when he woke up and found himself about…

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Sea Monsters and other Delicacies

Author: The Beastly Boys

Sea Monsters and Other Delicacies is the second book in this fantastic series. Ulf is an orphaned werewolf who has lived his whole life at Farraway Hall, the headquarters of…

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Trolls United

Author: Alan MacDonald

Ulrik is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn’t really understand the rules Ulrik is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn’t…

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Author: CS Lewis

Four children discover a fantasy world when they walk through a magical wardrobe.  They open a door and enter a magical world. They step through a wardrobe door and into…

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The 7 Professors of the Far North

Author: John Fardell

Professor Murdo plans to get rid of everyone in the world and replace them with perfect clones of himself.  In order to do this, he kidnaps the six Professors who…

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Kensuke’s Kingdom

Author: Michael Morpurgo

An exciting adventure for Michael and his dog Stella after they find themselves washed up on an island. Michael’s parents are made redundant and decide to sail around the world….

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Wolf

Author: Tommy Donbavand

Adam thinks today is going to be like any other. When his fingers start to ache, he thinks he’s been playing the computer too long. He’s wrong! When he grows…

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Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide

Author: Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

When their Great Aunt Lucinda is sent off to an asylum, the Grace children move into her creepy mansion with their mother. When their Great Aunt Lucinda is sent off…

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Al Capone does my Shirts

Author: Gennifer Choldenko

Moose Flanagan lives with his family on Alcatraz Island, home to a high security prison and the famous gangster, Al Capone.  But living next door to Al Capone is the…

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Bree McCready and the Half Heart Locket

Author: Hazel Allan

It starts when a clue on a half locket leads Bree and her young friends, Sandy and Honey, to an ancient, magical book. With it they can freeze time, fly…

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Cookie

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

A charming, page-turning and heart-warming story from this beloved author. Beauty Cookson is no beauty. She’s a plain, timid girl who constantly feels inferior to the super-confident, snooty girls at…

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Mr Stink

Author: David Walliams

Original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious A lonely girl makes friends with a tramp who gives her the confidence to believe in her talent for creative writing. Chloe…

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Billionaire Boy

Author: David Walliams

Sweet tale with some genuinely laugh out loud moments. Great appeal for boys and girls alike. Who would ever have thought that losing everything is only when you find a…

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The Story of Tracy Beaker

Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Recounts the thoughts and hopes of ten-year-old Tracy who lives in a Children’s Home, but dreams of having a real family one day. I’m Tracy Beaker. This is a book…

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I am still not a Loser

Author: Jim Smith

You know when someone’s horrible to you in a dream and you wake up really annoyed with them?  That’s what happened to me with my best friend Bunky. You know…

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My Haunted House: Araminta Spook

Author: Angie Sage

Araminta Spook lives in a wonderful old haunted house, but her crabby aunt Tabby wants to move. Aunt Tabby is determined to sell their house—Araminta has to stop her! With…

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The Boy in the Dress

Author: David Walliams

Well written, funny, touching. A passionate celebration of individuality Since Dennis’s Mum left, it is just him, his Dad and his big brother in the house.  There is no talking about…

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Dara Palmer’s Major Drama

Author: Emma Shevah

Dara is a born actress or so she thinks! But when she doesn’t get any part in the school play, she begins to think it’s because she doesn’t look like…

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The Lost Children

Author: Gillian Philip

Ravenstorm Island is an eerie and mysterious place.  All the creepy statues of children that are scattered around the Island just add to the spooky feel.  Ravenstorm Island is full…

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Prince Frogface

Author: Kaye Umansky

Prince Valentine of Romantica is absolutely outraged – some raggedy old witch has had the audacity to turn him into a frog! A FROG! This just cannot be allowed to…

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Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon

Author: Pamela Butchart

Petunia Perry is writing her memoirs. She wants to tell you about starting high school, her best mate, who stages one-person flash mobs at school and her mum, who over-shares…

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My Brother is a Superhero

Author: David Solomons

Whether you know your Marvel heroes from your DC comics or not, this is a laugh out loud, fun filled adventure to keep you on the edge of your seat…

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Murder Most Unladylike

Author: Robin Stevens

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their own secret detective agency at Deepden School for Girls. When Hazel discovers Miss Bell, the science mistress, lying dead in the gym…

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Moondial

Author: Helen Cresswell

Minty believes she is a witch. She appears to be like everyone else but sees phantoms floating about. When she goes to stay with her aunt, she spends time wandering…

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The Daring Escape of Beatrice and Peabody

Author: Kimberly Newton Fusco

The Daring Escape of Beatrice and Peabody by Kimberly Newton Fusco is a debut of enormous charm, about a lonely orphan named Bee who escapes a travelling carnival in the company…

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The Sign of the Black Dagger

Author: Joan Lingard

One day, Will and Lucy’s dad just …vanishes. They have no idea why he’s disappeared until a creepy stranger reveals their dad was keeping a BIG secret. Then there’s the…

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Red Leech: Young Sherlock Holmes

Author: Andrew Lane

Sherlock’s adventures take him to America where he meets a ruthless opponent, by the name of Duke Balthassar.  Sherlock’s adventures take him to America where he meets a ruthless opponent,…

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The Wooden Mile

Author: Chris Mould

Stanley Buggles has lived a very ordinary life until he inherits a house from a mysterious Uncle, he didn’t know he had. There are some strange goings-on in Crampton Rock….

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Skulduggery Pleasant

Author: Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant, the living skeleton of a dead wizard, has dodged the grave to save the world from ancient evil. His partner is 12 year old Stephanie, a strong, smart…

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Midnight Pirates

Author: Ally Kennen

Three children, whose parents have gone away to a family wedding, try to run the family’s secluded Cornwall beach hotel on their own. Three children, whose parents have gone away…

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Blabber Mouth

Author: Morris Gleitzman

“Two hours ago, when I walked into this school for the first time, the sun was shining, the birds were singing and, apart from a knot in my guts the…

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Driftwood

Author: Cathy Cassidy

Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever. Joey’s parents love rescuing things and making them beautiful – their house is full of things made from driftwood, old glass and…

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Chasing Vermeer

Author: Blue Balliett

Petra and Calder live in a neighbourhood where strange things have started to happen. Seemingly unrelated events occur. An old woman seeks their company and a priceless Vermeer painting disappears….

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Sammy and the Starman

Author: Anne Cassidy

When Jax, an intergalactic postman, breaks down on Earth his only hope of a safe return home rests with Sammy. But can Sammy save Jax from the greedy clutches of…

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