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    DAUD 7 years +

    Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin (collection)

    Roald Dahl

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    Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audibook collection. One of Dahl's biggest fans, David Walliams reads The BFG, while fresh from playing Willy Wonka live on stage, Douglas Hodge lends his voice to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Kate Winslet reads Matilda while comedians Chris O'Dowd, Peter Serafinowicz and Richard Ayoade also add their animated vocal talents to characters like The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox and Danny the Champion of the World! A must for keeping the whole family entertained on long journeys, the CDs come in a handy and stylish tin case.
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    SONB 4 years +

    Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (collection)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are specially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read. From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones. Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in junior school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
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    IMPY 7 years +

    Wimpy Kid Collection - 7 Books (collection)

    Jeff Kinney

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    Greg Heffley is just your average American schoolboy, but he seems to have a habit of getting into the most awkward situations - and his highly dysfunctional family do not help matters! Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has proven very popular and managed to entice many reluctant readers since the release of the first book in 2007, winning a host of awards along the way too. This collection includes six of the cartoon-format novels and a Do-It-Yourself Book so children can write in their very own Wimpy Kid journal. Laugh-out-loud funny, these books will appeal to boys and girls aged 7+.
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    BOBB

    Bob and Barry's Lunar Adventures Set (collection)

    Simon Bartram


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    A familiar character from his starring role in the bestselling picture books, children ready to make the step up to first readers will love these stories starring Bob, the Man on the Moon. Throughout the books, Bob and his trusted pet dog Barry find themselves in perilous and strange situations... As well as facing up to heartless robots and trying to rectify a clone problem, Bob also finds himself having to organise a royal birthday party and solve the mystery of the moon disappearing. With author Simon Bartram's wacky sense of humour perfectly complementing his eye-catching black-and-white illustrations, these out-of-this-world books are immensely appealing.
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    SPAC 7 years +

    Space Pirates set - 4 Books (collection)


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    Climb aboard the Jolly Apollo and set sail on some splendid, swashbuckling space adventures with Sam and a cast of outrageous, out-of-this-world characters in the Space Pirates set.

    Cleverly combining two choice children's themes: pirates and space, this funny and exciting collection is sure to be a firm favourite with readers aged 7 and over. This fast-paced and fun paperback series, packed with disgusting alien gloop and excellent illustrations from Benji Davies, is a barrel of fun and sure to have your young ones cracking up from the start to finish.
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    CPVL 7 years +

    Captain Valiant Set - 3 Books (collection)

    Adam Britten


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    Ideal for enticing reluctant readers, Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Incredibles in Adam Britten's Captain Valiant and Me series. Laugh-out-loud funny, it follows the adventures of seemingly ordinary schoolboy Mark Taylor, who holds an exciting secret - he's really Dynamic Boy!

    Along with his family, who have far better superhero names like Captain Valiant, Ms Victory and Moon Girl, he forms a team dedicated to saving the world from robots, monsters and all-round bad guys.

    Packed with Arthur Hamer's distinctive illustrations, these wacky and goofy stories will appeal to fans of the Marvel superheroes and are sure to have children aged 7 and over (and grown-ups!) laughing along as they develop a love of reading.
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    FWWP 7 years +

    Terry Deary First World War Pack - 4 Books (collection)

    Terry Deary


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    The creative genius behind the Horrible Histories series, Terry Deary turns his attention to some of the most remarkable stories of the First World War. In the year that marks the important event's centenary, the books are passionately written, impeccably researched and come complete with captivating illustrations. Highly accessible, they will appeal to children, especially reluctant readers, aged 7 and over and will help give a sense of what life was like during the War. Among the true stories mentioned throughout the books are a German Zeppelin crashing into Essex, a meeting with the famous German fighter pilot Red Baron, the pigeon who saved nearly 200 lives and the Christmas Day football match between German and British soldiers.
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    DSTO 7 years +

    Dickens Stories (collection)

    Marcia Williams


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    Classic tales from one of the world's greatest-ever authors are retold in a new accessible format for young readers aged 7+. Packed full of fun, colourful illustrations, Marcia Williams' set of retellings are sure to delight a new generation of readers who have previously not been introduced to the wondrous world of Dickens.

    Meet Oliver and his band of merry thieves in Oliver Twist; come of age with Pip in Great Expectations; travel to Christmas past, present and future with Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol; and explore the extraordinary life of one of fiction's greatest characters, David Copperfield. Retaining the unique flavour of the original publications, these splendidly accessible adaptations are lively, educational and fun!
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    MDA2 5 years +

    The Moonshine Dragon (Paperback)

    Cornelia Funke


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    After wowing readers across the globe with her bestselling Inkheart series, Cornelia Funke turns her attention to those aged 5 and over with the magical story of The Moonshine Dragon.

    A tiny silver dragon has been chased out of Patrick's storybook by an equally tiny knight and all mayhem has broken loose! Patrick finds himself shrunken down too and hides in a toy castle... Will he be able to defeat the knight and make it through to the next morning?

    An appealing story especially designed with spaced text and cream pages for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), the Little Gems book comes with beautiful illustrations from Monica Armino.
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    SECB 9 years +

    Secret Breakers Set - 4 Books (collection)

    H L Dennis


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    Sure to keep children aged 9 and over guessing throughout, this four-book collection of Secret Breakers adventure stories is full of entertaining mysteries. Heralded as 'The Da Vinci Code for children', H.L. Dennis' stories are full of real codes, real mysteries and real danger. Throughout the books Brodie Bray and her new friends have to solve the likes of the Voynich Manuscript, a coded letter from Elgar, the writings of Sir Francis Bacon and discover just who is buried in the unmarked Shepherd's Tomb at Shugborough Hall...
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    ESME 7 years +

    Amazing Esme Pack - 3 Books (collection)

    Tamara Macfarlane


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    In this fantastic debut series from Tamara Macfarlane you are introduced to a dazzling circus acrobat, Esme Miranda-Maclinkey, and her sidekick, Donk - the trusty and lovable, yet less dazzling donkey.

    Join these unforgettable characters in some lively, intelligent tales, perfect for readers aged 5-8 or lovers of Pippi Longstocking, as she saves hundreds of baby penguins from a castle, rescues captive animals from the evil pirate circus and charms the crowds after an accident threatens to jeopardise her own Sweetshop Circus' future.

    Hugely enjoyable and charmingly written, Amazing Esme is sure to be a hit with children who have a sense of adventure.
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    HAMM 5 years +

    Harry Hammer Collection - 6 Books (collection)

    Davy Ocean


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    Shark Point is a beautiful rural reef community where different species of fish can live side-by-side.

    Harry Hammer, a young hammerhead shark, would give his right fin to be as cool, fast or terrifying as a tiger, blue or great white shark, and determined to prove his worth, he dives in to some downright daring adventures, where his unique hammerhead abilities and loyal school of friends keep him out of trouble.

    With brilliant black-and-white illustrations throughout, and packed with laugh-out-loud humour, join Harry as he explores a famous shipwreck, stars in a shark-umentary, swims away from home, becomes 'the boy who cried shark' and goes for gold in this set of great young-fiction stories; the ideal read for fans of Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid!
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    SHV2 11 years +

    The School for Good and Evil (Paperback)

    Soman Chainani


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    Full of heroes and villains while also putting a unique twist on the traditional fairy tale genre, The School for Good and Evil is a deliciously dark and enchanting adventure from debut novelist Soman Chainani; perfect for fans of Harry Potter. Every four years, two girls are kidnapped from the village of Gavaldon and are sent to the School for Good and Evil - an institution where they learn how to become a hero or villain. The beautiful Sophie has always dreamed of taking her place at the School for Good, while her friend Agatha seems destined for the School of Evil. But when they're kidnapped, they find their fortunes reversed...
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    KITS 9 years +

    Kitty Slade Set - 3 Books (collection)

    Fiona Dunbar


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    Meet Kitty Slade, an average and normal girl with a quite unique gift - she can see dead people... Expect the unexpected throughout this three-book set from Fiona Dunbar, the author of the bestselling Lulu Baker trilogy. Divine Freaks finds a ghost turning up in Kitty's biology classroom, while Fire and Roses sees Kitty finding a ghostly ancient curse at work in one of her friend's houses. In Venus Rocks, Kitty realises her powers are growing stronger as she sees a ghost ship and befriends the lost soul Beth. It's up to Kitty to uncover the secrets buried at the bottom of the sea... Suitable for children aged 9 and over, these are exciting and spooky books with an intriguing lead character.
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    XNROJ 8 years +

    New Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books (collection)

    Roald Dahl

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    With striking new jackets and Quentin Blake's timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl's classic children's novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox. The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child's bookshelf.

    Please note that all the books in this collection were available previously under Product Codes ROJ and XROJ, but with different artwork and jackets.
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    OLM2 3 years +

    Old Macdonald Had a Zoo (Paperback)

    Curtis Jobling


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    After winning the lottery, Old MacDonald decides to sell up his farm and buy a zoo with his winnings - but what will the old farm animals make of this? With liftable flaps adding extra interaction to this brilliant twist on a well-known tale, the book hilariously reveals how the zoo animals picked off the farm animals one by one. From the talented mind of Curtis Jobling and the amazing illustrator Tom McLaughlin, this is a laugh-out-loud book for child and parent.
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    CCU2 9 years +

    Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom (Paperback)

    William Sutcliffe


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    Hannah's fed up of her boring, boring life but everything changes when Armitage Shank's Impossible Circus comes to town. She meets Billy Shank, his camel Narcissus and a host of other bizarre and brilliant characters. But evil ringmaster - and Billy's surrogate father - Armitage Shank is planning something that could destroy her home town... Written by the talented author William Sutcliffe, Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom is a wacky and anarchic adventure in the style of Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Andy Stanton that will appeal to newly independent readers. The wacky text is complemented by Mr Gum illustrator David Tazzyman's distinct illustrations.
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    XORPU 8 years +

    Michael Morpurgo Classic Collection - 16 Books (collection)

    Michael Morpurgo

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    Slipcase not included. Award-winning storyteller Michael Morpurgo has delighted children for years with his beautiful writing and utterly gripping tales and this 16-book collection is a must-have for any young reader! The novels show just a snippet of Morpurgo's impressive back catalogue and includes some all-time favourites. Featuring the touching Mr Nobody's Eyes, the dramatic Kensuke's Kingdom and the poignant Little Foxes, the set also includes the stunning inspiration behind the bestselling show and Spielberg's blockbuster film, War Horse. A powerful collection that children aged 9+ will love working their way through.

    Please note some of these titles have been available in our previous Michael Morpurgo collections.

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    ARKA 6 years +

    Ark Adventures Set - 8 Books (collection)

    Sally Grindley


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    Crazy Chameleons, Giant Giraffes and Playful Penguins - you'll find all these animals and more as we step aboard the ark in the Ark Adventures Collection!

    Exciting and lively stories are wonderfully complemented by full-colour illustrations as Noah and his wife try their best to round up a variety of animals onto their ark before the storm hits - with varying degrees of success!

    Written by Smarties Prize winner Sally Grindley, these are perfect first readers that retell a familiar story in a funny and appealing way.
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    BCZ2 11 years +

    A Boy Called Hope (Paperback)

    Lara Williamson


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    Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances this item is currently unavailable.

    Similar in style to Jacqueline Wilson and Frank Cottrell Boyce, Lara Williamson's A Boy Called Hope is a children's novel that covers a difficult real-life situation involving the breakdown of a family. Dan Hope has a list of wishes, one of them being for a dad who loves him... Dan's life has changed ever since his dad ran off with the lady from the chip shop. His sister is acting mean and his mum's new boyfriend is hiding something. Dan decides enough is enough and that he will get his family back together, no matter what. But with all his great ideas falling flat, Dan soon realises that sometimes your real family isn't always the people you share your name with. Thought-provoking and witty, this is an important novel from a talented debut author.
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    FSA2 13 years +

    The Fault in Our Stars - Film jacket (Paperback)

    John Green


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    With a fresh and contemporary voice, John Green, author of Looking for Alaska, tells the story of a cynical teenage cancer sufferer who unexpectedly falls in love. The no-holds barred wit, sensitivity and sharp observations of lead character Hazel mean that The Fault in Our Stars will move you to laugh and cry in equal measures as she falls for the charm of Augustus, who she meets at a cancer support group. Already a teen classic, this profound book is an unforgettable read that has now been adapted into a major film, starring Divergent's Shailene Woodley and Ansel Engort in the lead roles. This is a special film tie-in edition of the poignant bestseller.
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    CPV2 7 years +

    Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-boxers (Paperback)

    Dav Pilkey


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    The tenth hilarious adventure starring Captain Underpants finds our heroes George and Harold still living as evil zombie nerds. Captain Underpants was unable to save them as Tippy Tinkletrousers' time-travelling hijinks managed to prevent George and Harold from ever creating the superhero in the first place. Now, after managing to change the course of human history forever, they need to change it back... Will Captain Underpants survive? Brilliantly funny, Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-boxers is sure to delight those, including reluctant readers, aged 7 and over.
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    PFS2 7 years +

    First Term at Tall Towers (Paperback)

    Lou Kuenzler


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    She may be brave, funny and clever, but Princess DisGrace is also one of the clumsiest people you'll ever meet... Luckily she's now starting at Princess Academy, a place where she can learn how to be a proper princess at last. The snobby Princess Precious may be teasing her, but Grace is having the time of her life - making friends, having adventures and even training her unicorn. With a big pageant coming up, where one princess will be chosen as the Golden Princess, excitement builds as the girls get to find out just who will take the crown? Written by Lou Kuenzler, Princess Disgrace: First Term at Tall Towers is a wonderfully royal read for those aged 7 and over who enjoyed The Worst Witch and Enid Blyton's Naughtiest Girl books.
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    GOH2 9 years +

    Going Home (Paperback)

    Cliff McNish


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    Every dog has its dream, and those who are living in Happy Paws Rescue Centre all just want to go to a home surrounded by a loving family. But Ralph, Mitch, Bessie and Fred are the dogs no one is willing to take responsibility for... Ralph's face is scarred, Bessie doesn't like being touched, Mitch just loves to chase cats and Fred has just given up all hope. When Happy Paws reviews its policy of never putting an unwanted pet down, the gang's time starts to run out. Will the no-hopers get their second chance? Written by Breathe author Cliff McNish, Going Home is a touching story for animal lovers aged 9 and over.
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    MRU2 9 years +

    Mars Evacuees (Paperback)

    Sophia McDougall


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    Always carry duct tape. That's the one piece of advice that anyone can take from Sophia McDougall's epic sci-fi adventure, Mars Evacuees. Told with warmth and wit, this is the first book in a major new series that follows a group of children after they've been evacuated to Mars due to an alien invasion. Sure to appeal to fans of Percy Jackson, Artemis Fowl and Alex Rider, Sophia McDougall's Mars Evacuees is a funny, thrilling and fast-paced first sci-fi read for those aged 9 and over.
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    RBC2 13 years +

    Remembrance (Paperback)

    Theresa Breslin


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    Looking at the effect the Great War had on a generation of young people, Remembrance is an engrossing, important and powerful novel from Carnegie Medal-winning author Theresa Breslin. In the year we mark the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, this book follows a group of teenagers from two families in Scotland in 1915. From the horror of the trenches to the personal experiences of those who nursed the wounded, this book does not shirk away from the horrific realities of life during the war and shows readers aged 9 plus how it shaped the world we live in.
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    XMMUR

    The Michael Morpurgo Collection - 5 books (collection)

    Morpurgo M


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    This introductory collection brings together five unique and wonderful stories from War Horse and Private Peaceful author Michael Morpurgo. Each story has been illustrated by a contemporary illustrator and will provide inspirational, emotional and heart-warming reading for children aged 8 and over. Among the books are Homecoming, illustrated by Peter Bailey, which is a tender, lyrical tale inspired by the author's childhood in an idyllic English village, with environmental themes, and This Morning I Met A Whale (illustrated by Christian Birmingham), a fictional account of the day a whale swam up the Thames, where the whale makes an environmental plea to the boy who first sees him.
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    HBX2

    Half Bad (Paperback)

    Sally Green


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    The hard-hitting realism of The Hunger Games collides with the supernatural excitement of Twilight in this brand new book from Sally Green - an author we love at Red House and one we think you'll be hearing much more of in the future! Teenager Nathan is a witch, living in a world of good and bad witches. As his 17th birthday approaches, his magic and his mind are put in peril. His only hope is to find his father - the most even Black witch who ever lived... Bursting with fantastical elements and gruesome moments, we cannot wait for the next books in this blockbuster trilogy and we know your young adult reader will be racing through the pages too!
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    WYH 12 years +

    Matt Whyman Set - 2 Books (collection)


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    Anyone who loves high-octane teen fiction full of wonder and adventure will enjoy the two books featured in this set from the talented author Matt Whyman. Superhuman finds Jude, while in the midst of adolescence, making a startling discovery and wondering if his dad actually was the superhero he claimed and not the alcoholic waster he'd painted him to be... So Below: Key to the City is an urban fantasy that finds Yoshi falling into a sprawling network of tunnels, tracks, vaults and lost waterways underneath London. A place where a band of urchins schooled in the modern magic of illusion and trickery call home.
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    ETRIL 9 years +

    Emily Trilogy - 3 Books (collection)

    L M Montgomery


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    Written by L. M. Montgomery, the author of Anne of Green Gables, The Emily of New Moon trilogy finds a spirited heroine embarking on some magical adventures that will appeal to young readers. Emily of New Moon is the first book in the series and finds Emily having to move into the care of her mother's family when her mother dies. In Emily Climbs, she finds herself starting high school in Shrewsbury with her friends Ilse, Teddy and Perry but having to stay with her hateful Aunt Ruth. This is when her life is turned upside down as her friendships become fractured and gossip takes over the town... Emily's Quest follows her after finishing school as she embarks on a quest to become a famous writer.
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    RESP 7 years +

    Rescue Princesses Collection - 10 Books (collection)

    Paula Harrison


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    After the success of Disney's Frozen helped children discover that princesses do far more than wear pretty dresses and wait for their prince to come, this 10-book collection will introduce readers aged 7 and over to a whole new selection of feisty and independent princesses. With wounded dolphins to save, baby pandas to protect and kings that need to be proven wrong, The Rescue Princesses stories are fast-paced, full of humour and perfectly capture the essence of a modern princess.
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    MYHA 7 years +

    Stinky and Jinks Set - 4 Books (collection)

    Dave Lowe

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    Hilariously written, comically illustrated throughout and starring some unforgettable characters - the Stinky and Jinks series will appeal to boys and girls alike. Perfect for children ready to take on chapter books, Ben Jinks and his genius pet hamster Stinky embark on an array of funny (mis)adventures in this warm and witty set. Follow their antics as Stinky and Ben overcome a scheming maths teacher, shoot for the moon at the school science fair, devise a plan to catch some sneaky burglars and enter a Most Talented Pet competition. Great for building the reading confidence of youngsters, these will be sure to delight children aged 5+.

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