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    Beast Quest & Other Monsters Kitbag Collection - 12 Books

    Adam Blade

    Product Code: ABKB
    Collection 7 years +
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    Fight against beasts, discover the secrets of the deep and join Team Hero...

    This 12-book collection introduces children to the action-packed worlds of Adam Blade. The four Beast Quest books find Tom battling against brutes, serpents, jungle masters and a snow phoenix; the Sea Quest books feature cyber squids, electric eels, silent predators and blood sharks; and the Team Hero books find Jack battling the forces of darkness.

    Sure to appeal to even those children who wouldn't normally pick up a book, these are pacy and page-turning adventures - and they come in a handy kit bag featuring eye-catching artwork!
    Format: paperback
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  • Eva Ibbotson Collection - 3 Books

    Eva Ibbotson

    Product Code: EVIB
    Collection 10 years +
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    Eva Ibbotson's gentle adventure stories have enchanted so many young readers and this collection, including the all-time classic Journey to the River Sea, provides the perfect introduction to her work.

    Journey to the River Sea is an award-winning adventure story that follows the orphan Maia as she travels all the way from England to the Amazon with her governess. Set in 1910, it celebrates the exotic worlds this intrepid duo visit while on their epic journey.

    The Dragonfly Pool takes place during the Second World War and finds 11-year-old Tally finding adventure, romance and a handsome prince while on a boarding-school trip; completing the set is The Star Kazan, an enthralling story about family and identity that takes place in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
    Format: Paperback
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  • Lara Williamson Collection - 3 Books

    Lara Williamson

    Product Code: LARW
    Collection 10 years +
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    Three family dramas from a critically acclaimed author.

    In A Boy Called Hope, Dan's life changes when his dad runs off with the lady from the chip shop. His sister is acting mean and he's not sure about his mum's new boyfriend... Eventually, he decides he's going to get his family back together - whatever it takes.

    The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair finds Becket Rumsey setting sail on a journey of discovery; and Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy has Adam butters deciding to take his rightful place as a superhero.
    These poignant, witty and thought-provoking novels from Lara Williamson deserve a place on every young reader's bookshelf.

    For fans of authors like: Jacqueline Wilson, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Ross Welford
    Format: paperback
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  • The Extinction Trials Collection - 3 Books

    S.M. Wilson

    Product Code: EXTI
    Collection 13 years +
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    Only the strongest will be chosen... Only the reckless will survive.

    Stormchaser and Lincoln must risk everything to survive in their ruined world. Both of them will do anything to win the contest but this land full of monsters - both human and reptilian - is far more dangerous than they imagined...Can they trust anyone?

    A combination of The Hunger Games and Jurassic Park, S.M. Wilson's The Extinction Trials is a pacy, thrilling series filled with action, romance, survival and betrayal.
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  • Judith Kerr Collection - 3 Books

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: JKER
    Collection 11 years +
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    Having sold over 1.2 million copies of her books in the UK alone, Judith Kerr is one of our most cherished authors.

    The three books in this collection are partly inspired by her childhood growing up during the Second World War. They're poignant, emotional and told with great humour.

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of WWII. It finds 9-year-old Anna's father going missing. Straight away she and her brother Max are rushed away, in alarming secrecy, to a completely new place. Everything they know from Germany - home, schoolmates, toys - will now be a distant memory.

    In Bombs on Aunt Daity (previously published as The Other Way Round), Anna is a teenager and she's living in London during the Blitz. The bombs are coming from Germany - the country that was once her own. How will she and her beloved refugee family survive if Hitler does invade?

    The final book in the trilogy is A Small Person Far Away. In this emotional tale, Anna has to head back to Berlin to visit her dangerously ill Mama. While there, she will have to face a past that she has shut away for so long.
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  • Night Monkey Day Monkey Magnet Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: NMDM
    Hardback 3 years +
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    This special mini edition of Julia Donaldson's Night Monkey Day Monkey comes with 10 chunky magnetic characters and four double-page spreads to add them to.

    The Day Monkey and Night Monkey couldn't be more different, but when they spend time in each other's worlds, they learn from each other and become best friends.

    The interactive, magnetic format is perfect for helping little Julia Donaldson fans develop their fine motor skills while having as much fun as a cheeky monkey.
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    Abi Elphinstone Collection - 3 Books

    Abi Elphinstone

    Product Code: ABIE
    Collection 9 years +
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    This thrilling Dreamsnatcher trilogy follows Moll Pecksniff and her friends on an epic, magical adventure to defeat the evil Dreamsnatcher.

    Twelve-year-old Molly Pecksniff wakes one night in the middle of the forest, lured there by a recurring nightmare - the one with the drums and the rattles and the masks. The Dreamsnatcher is waiting. He has already taken her dreams and now he wants her life.

    Moll is more important than she knows... The Oracle Bones foretold that she and Gryff, a wildcat that has always been by her side, are the only ones who can fight back against the Dreamsnatcher's dark magic. Suddenly everything is at stake and Moll is drawn into a world full of secrets, magic and adventure.

    Perfect for fans of J.K. Rowling, Michelle Harrison and Eva Ibbotson.

    Format: paperback
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  • Happily Ever After Collection - 6 Books

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: HEAF
    Collection 7 years +
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    Find out what happens after 'happily ever after' with these fantastic twists on your favourite fairy tales...

    The Three Little Pigs are going on a camping trip, but the Third Little Pig is planning a bit too much; The Wicked Stepmother is determined to make amends for her past; and Mr Bear is anxious following Goldilocks' break-in...

    These fun twists on fairy tales will encourage independent reading and are full of points to discuss and morals to learn from.
    Format: paperback
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  • Matt Brown Collection - 3 Books

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: MBRO
    Collection 10 years +
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    Alien talent shows, zombie school trips and killer vending machines... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Matt Brown!

    These zany and funny readers for fans of Pamela Butchart, Tom Fletcher and Diary of a Wimpy Kid have so much appeal that even children who wouldn't normally pick up a book will be laughing their way through the pages.

    The author's Compton Valance series was a big favourite with our customers and we just know your children are going to love these misadventures. We wouldn't be surprised if they want to sign up for a place at Dreary Inkling Primary School...
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  • The Cat in the Hat

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: CNA2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat in response to a plea to make first reading books for young children more entertaining and appealing to read.

    The madcap illustrations and wild exuberance of The Cat in the Hat verses certainly fit the brief, and this picture book version of the rhyming classic introduces the craziness to an even younger audience from 4+.

    If your young reader loves Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, then they will relish the silly madness of The Cat in the Hat.
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  • Animal Ark Collection - 10 Books

    Lucy Daniels

    Product Code: ANIA
    Collection 7 years +
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    Bunnies in trouble, puppies in peril and doggy drama...

    Lucy Daniels' Animal Ark series has been a favourite for generations and this collection of 10 amazing animal stories is completely heart-warming and perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo.

    Mandy Hope's parents are in charge of Animal Ark, a veterinary surgery that protects and looks after a range of animals. Mandy is always keen to help and enjoys bonding with the animals. As well as cats, rabbits and dogs, she also gets meet more exotic creatures including koalas and dolphins.
    Format: paperback
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    Anne Fine Collection - 4 Books

    Anne Fine

    Product Code: ANFI
    Collection 7 years +
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    Former Children's Laureate Anne Fine has won the Smarties Book Award and the Carnegie Medal and writes funny yet heartfelt stories about children learning valuable life lessons. Her witty books will appeal to any children who enjoy the books of David Walliams or Gillian Cross.

    In Bill's New Frock, Bill Simpson wakes up to find he's a girl, and even worse, his mother is making him wear a frilly pink dress to school. How on earth is he going to survive a whole day like this? Everything just seems so different...

    How to Write Really Badly has Joe making a terrible mess of his work as he jumbles up his numbers and letters; Ivan the Terrible finds Ivan tasked with looking after and translating for the new Russian student Boris; and The Chicken Gave It to Me follows Gemma as she finds The True Story of Harrowing Farm - a chicken's epic story about a high-flying superhero!
    Format: paperback
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  • Marge in Charge Collection - 4 Books

    Isla Fisher

    Product Code: MARG
    Collection 7 years +
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    Marge loves to make a mess and bend the rules. She has rainbow-coloured hair and is also a babysitter...

    She cooks up a chocolate soup, conducts a chaotic concert and rescues a train in these laugh-a-minute tales. She loves skiing in summer and bonds with so many children including Zara's naughty little cousin.

    Written by popular actress Isla Fisher and illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans, these fun family stories offer a vibrant and zesty combination of Mary Poppins and The Treehouse series. They're delightful, zippy reads that will have children racing through the pages.
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    Blood Brothers

    Willy Russell

    Product Code: AAB3
    Paperback
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    A Liverpudlian West Side Story: twin brothers are separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath. 'Willy Russell is less concerned with political tub-thumping than with weaving a close-knit story about the working of fate and destiny ...it carries one along with it in almost unreserved enjoyment" Guardian One of the longest-running and most successful ever West End musicals, Blood Brothers premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in January 1983.
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  • Me and Mister P Collection - 3 Books

    Maria Farrer and Daniel Rieley

    Product Code: MMRP
    Collection 8 years +
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    Joe has moved to a new country with his family and things are starting to get a little bit strange!

    His suitcase has disappeared and seems to have been replaced by a polar bear. He had plans to blend in, but now he's going to have a huge bear with him at all times. At least Mister P is funny, caring and helpful(-ish)...

    These illustrated chapter books are packed with drama, heart and laughter and will encourage young readers to celebrate their individuality and learn about the importance of empathy. Mister P is there for Joe and his friends as she sits back and listens to his common worries and troubles and helps him tackle them in a positive (and subtle) way.
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  • Sport Stories Collection - 4 Books

    Jake Maddox

    Product Code: SSTR
    Collection 8 years +
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    Written specially for children aged between 6 and 8 who are moving on from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 level, these sports stories from Jake Maddox are winning reads!
    The children in these stories face obstacles both on and off the field of play and there's a focus on mental and social challenges. Based around cycling, karate, BMX and skateboarding, they highlight how important persistence and courage is to being a success in sport.
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  • Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen Collection - 4 Books

    Victoria Aveyard

    Product Code: AVEY
    Collection 14 years +
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    Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series is a young adult fantasy that will appeal to teens (and older readers!) who enjoyed The Hunger Games and Divergent.

    The world is divided by those who have red blood and those who have silver. Living under the leadership of the Silver elite (who have extreme powers), the Reds are commoners and Mare Barrow doesn't believe this way of life will ever change. This changes when she lands a job working in the Silver Palace. She's surrounded by people she hates and soon learns that she also has a deadly power of her own...

    With a rich world and compelling characters, this is a page-turning series of novels that are intelligent, full of surprises and sure to leave you eager to find out more.

    This collection contains books 1-4 in Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series
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  • Abie Longstaff's Trapdoor Mysteries Collection - 3 Books

    Abie Longstaff

    Product Code: TRAP
    Collection 9 years +
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    From the author of The Fairytale Hairdresser series, the Trapdoor Mysteries follows 10-year-old Tally and her best friend Squill (who's a squirrel, of course) as they solve mysteries with the help of a secret library...

    Orphan Tally is the servant girl at Mollet Manor and she's also the Secret Keeper of the magical library hidden underneath the grounds. When the manor is burgled in book one, Tally must use the books to catch the criminals - but can she use them to find her missing mother too?

    In book two, Lady Mollett's puppy is kidnapped and Tally must find the dognapper before it's too late! And book three sees a ghost turn up at the manor - can the library help Tally catch something that no one can see?

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  • Puppy Patrol Collection - 10 Books

    Jenny Dale

    Product Code: PUPY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Prepare to join Puppy Patrol with these 10 charming stories from Jenny Dale.

    From a mischievous teacher's pet to a naughty pair called Sugar and Spice and puppies who want to find their mother to a super-famous dog, these are barking good stories.

    With their popular theme and accessible text, these are perfect for newly independent readers.

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  • Ultimate Superstars Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULSS
    Collection 9 years +
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    Join your favourite pop stars on their journey to Number 1!

    Similar in style to the popular Football Legends series, these books follow the lives and careers of today's biggest singers - Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande - in a narrative style.

    Each book reveals how the stars went from humble beginnings to fame at an early age (from childhood TV appearances to performing in Destiny's Child!) and how their songs managed to capture the public's imagination and define generations of wannabe superstars.
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  • Pugly Collection - 3 Books

    Pamela Butchart

    Product Code: PUGL
    Collection 5 years +
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    Meet a little dog with big ideas...

    Pugly is a pug with huge aspirations. He's determined to follow his dreams and this leads to him baking cakes, building space rockets and solving crimes. However, things don't always go entirely to plan...

    This collection contains three funny and sweet stories from The Spy Who Loved School Dinners author Pamela Butchart. They all feature illustrations by Gemma Correll.
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  • E. Nesbit Collection - 3 Books

    E. Nesbit

    Product Code: NSBT
    Collection 9 years +
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    Are you ready for a journey of discovery, friendship and adventure? This enchanting collection brings together E. Nesbit's original Five Children and It trilogy - complete with refreshed and contemporary artwork by Ella Okstad.

    Author E. Nesbit is one of the most influential authors of all time, with her works inspiring everyone from Jacqueline Wilson to J.K. Rowling and Neil Gaiman - and Five Children and It is a timeless tale that has entertained generations.

    A classic adventure story, it follows five friends as they discover 'It': a grumpy creature known as the Psammead. This sand fairy has the power to grant the children one wish a day - but they'll have to be careful what they wish for...

    The Phoenix and the Carpet and The Story of the Amulet continue the story of Anthea, Robert, Cyril, Jane and their baby brother as things get even more magical...
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  • Sarah Moore Fitzgerald Collection - 3 Books

    Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

    Product Code: SRHM
    Collection 12 years +
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    Three stunning and emotional family stories from Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week Winner, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. We'd recommend them for readers of Annabel Pitcher, Anne Cassidy and Sara Barnard.

    Cosmo keeps his promise to his granddad to return to Blackbrick, but he finds himself in the forgotten corner of a distant past. Here friendships come to life, there are new beginnings, a lifetime of memories and everything is still possible...

    Oscar Dunleavy, who used to make the world's most perfect apple tarts, is missing and presumed dead. His best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie set out to find out what happened and together learn about the importance of friendship.

    Set in Dublin and Siena, Minty follows the twisty-turny trees into Nettlebog. There she finds Ned Buckley - the mysterious boy from school - and she discovers he can ride wild horses. He also knows things about the human race that will save her!
    Format: paperback
    Please note that our current Schools catalogue has the incorrect jacket for The Apple Tart of Hope. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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  • Emily of New Moon Collection - 3 Books

    L.M. Montgomery

    Product Code: ENWM
    Collection 11 years +
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    The Emily of New Moon trilogy is a timeless, charming and unforgettable series from L.M. Montgomery, the author of Anne of Green Gables.

    Emily Starr has never known what it is to be unloved. But when her father dies, she is left in the care of her mother's family. Emily is a stranger to the proud Murrays, none of whom think they can cope with such a heartbroken, headstrong girl...

    They decide to draw lots to see who should look after her and Emily is sent to live at New Moon with her stern Aunt Elizabeth, kind Aunt Laura and eccentric Cousin Jimmy.

    Although Emily is enchanted by her new home, she can't believe she will ever belong there. But then she makes some close friends and everything starts to make sense...

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Fiction books are often the first time kids experience the joys of reading, and are very important in developing reading and writing skills that will last them a lifetime. With entertaining stories that are written to make kids smile, gasp and laugh, our extensive range of children's fiction features a huge number of timeless classics and modern favourites including Harry Potter books.

The biggest names

We all have our favourite stories and series from when we were children, and if you're wanting to share the titles that inspired your love of reading with your kids, you've come to the right place. We stock collections from big names in kids' fiction including Enid Blyton, Dr. Seuss and – classic authors whose stories stay popular to this day.

New favourites

On this page you can also find all kinds of works by wonderful modern children's writers, including David Walliams, Jeff Kinney and Michael Morpurgo. Perfect for readers of all ages and abilities, these books offer something for everyone.

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