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  • AAAWZ 11 years +
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    From the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of Coraline and Stardust, The Graveyard Book is an astounding novel that blends together fantasy, humour, ghost story and family drama.

    When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead.

    But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. Will Bod survive to be a man?
  • AIPSV 12 years +
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    Seventeen-year-old Micah, enters the wyrmeweald full of hope to return home having made his fortune. But this is a land where wyrmes, fabulous dragon-like beasts, roam wild and reign supreme. In Wyrmeweald man is both hunter and hunted - and Micah may never return alive, let alone a hero...He soon finds a chance to prove his worth when he meets with Eli, a veteran tracker, and together they defend a rare whitewyrme egg and its precious hatchling. But the fledgling wyrme has its own guardian in the shape of the beautiful, brave and dangerous Thrace. Thrace and Micah should never mix - but the magnetism between them is strong. Together they join forces on a mission to rescue the hatchling - and seek vengeance for lost loved-ones. This is a truly immersive fantasy epic: full of thrilling, high octane action; powerful romance and a cast of credible, colourful characters.
  • AFXLY 12 years +
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    It is full winter in the weald - a season of almost unsurvivable cold for anyone foolish enough to venture outside. Even wyrmes die, frozen in the icy wasteland, or falling lifeless from the skies as the host heads west to escape the advance of the two-hides: man...Huddled in a winter den, Micah is thankful to cragclimber Eli Halfwinter for providing him and kingirl Thrace with shelter, while Thrace aches to leave and fly through the skies on her whitewyrme once more. But sniffing out their whereabouts, fuelled by the invigorating liquor known as bloodhoney, is a brutal assassin, seeking vengeance. And worse is to come when they stumble upon a bizarre community headed by a charismatic stone prophet - Deephome...
  • AMDTD 12 years +
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    An entire herd of greywyrmes, slaughtered for their flameoil. Others trapped, then viciously herded through the mountains. And more and more settlers heading up to the high country, the bones of those who don't make it littering the way, stark and white, picked clean by carrionwyrmes - the bone trail...Trouble is brewing on the weald. A great whitewyrme and his kin send out a call to arms, and the wyrmes begin to gather in their ancient galleries. To defend their land against the relentless march of the kith, with their wagons and settlements and taste for killing. Payback is coming. Wyrme against kith. Kith against kin. Even wyrme against wyrme. And seasoned traveller Micah, with his friends Eli and Cara, is heading right into the thick of it...
  • ACMNH 11 years +
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    On her family holiday to Wales, Ellie meets a nerdy boy named Dan. Dan falls for Ellie and asks her out, but Ellie just doesn't feel the same. When she arrives back at school after the summer holidays Ellie find her best friend, Nadine, has a new boyfriend, and her other friend, Magda, soon asks a boy named Greg out as well.

    Feeling left out, Ellie lies to her friends about dating Dan and describes him falsely as cool, handsome and 15 years old. Magda and Ellie begin to worry about the pressure Liam is putting on Nadine. Will this come between them...?

    The first book in Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling Girls series, Girls in Love introduces readers aged 11 and up to Ellie, Magda and Nadine - characters they're sure to want to read a lot more about. A top-class read for pre-teens!
  • ACGPL 11 years +
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    Sure to delight young fans of Jacqueline Wilson books, Dustbin Baby is a real favourite at the Book People and we think children aged 9 and up will fall in love with it!

    April knows she was found in a dustbin fourteen years ago as a new-born baby. And now she's fairly happily settled with her foster mother, Marion. But she's desperate to recall what happened in the intervening years, and to see if she can find out where she really came from in the first place.

    A highly moving but very accessible novel, Jacqueline Wilson's Dustbin Baby is an exhibition in her unique, acclaimed and adored style of writing for children.
  • ADPGV 11 years +
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    Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend and, deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'd end up married to each other. They even have a a magical fantasy world that belongs to them alone.

    But as they become older, things are starting to change... Sylvie would still rather spend all her time with Carl - but Carl has a new friend, Paul, who is taking all his attention. Now, Carl seems much less happy to be called Sylvie's boyfriend - and in a game of spin the bottle, he avoids having to kiss her. Sylvie can tell his feelings have changed and that their future together might not be so clear-cut after all. But can she guess at the true reasons behind it all?

    Touching and compelling, Kiss is a delicately handled treatment of love and sexuality from award-winning children's author Jacqueline Wilson. A beautiful book!
  • ADPGJ 11 years +
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    Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic'. And Ellie... well, Ellie is just plain normal. The three girls have been best friends forever, but now Ellie is convinced she's fat, Nadine wants to be a model and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea. The pressure is on for them to change the way they look - but can they learn to love themselves, just the way they are?

    Sure to delight fans of the Tracy Beaker series and Jacqueline Wilson books including The Diamond Girls and Emerald Star, Girls Under Pressure is sure to delight fans of Jacqueline Wilson aged 7 and over, especially those in love with the Girls series.
  • ACGPO 11 years +
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    Ellie has a boyfriend! Interested in her - not in her best friends, Magda and Nadine! She and Russell are made for each other - drawn together by their shared enjoyment of art. If only Dad thought Russell was perfect too...

    And as Ellie runs into trouble with a parent who thinks his daughter is too young for after-dark trysts in the park with oh-so-gorgeous Russell, Magda has a crush on a teacher - and Nadine's falling for slimy Liam again. What they need is a girls' night out!

    Written by the brilliant children's bestseller, Jacqueline Wilson, and illustrated by none other than Nick Sharratt, of course, Girls Out Late is a story that will be returned to by readers aged 7 and up again and again.
  • ACGPJ 11 years +
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    Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. But when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, unable to cope with their education and a sick husband, the girls' mother sends them to the local comprehensive and they experience school life for the first time...

    Prue had never thought she'd find it so hard to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her art teacher, Rax. She and Rax bond over art lessons, and soon he asks her to babysit for his young children while he and his wife have a night out on a Friday. As her feelings for Rax develop, she begins to realise that perhaps he feels the same way about her. But he can't act upon them, can he?

    Presenting an absorbing portrait of a forbidden relationship for teenage readers, Love Lessons is a fantastic read for children aged 11 and over. Jacqueline Wilson books never cease to amaze us here at the Book People - a wonderful story!
  • ACKUU 11 years +
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    Ellie, Magda and Nadine are back - but they're not very happy!

    Ellie's glorious romance with Russell is teetering on the rocks. Magda's lost her pet and is desperately upset (though the others didn't even know she still had a hamster!). And Nadine is fed up with the other two lecturing her about the dangers of meeting someone on the Internet. She thinks her e-mail boyfriend sounds wonderful! Buckets of tears are wept and hundreds of tissues sniffled into. Can the girls' friendship survive these testing times?

    A superb fourth instalment in Jacqueline Wilson's Girls series, following Girls In Love, Girls Under Pressure and Girls Out Late. This book is a perfect read for older fans from the bestselling children's author.