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Fiction Books for Kids

  • 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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  • Of Mice and Men

    John Steinbeck

    Product Code: AAC3
    Paperback
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    Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other - and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie - struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and jealousy - becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes, friendship and a shared vision, and giving a voice to America's lonely and dispossesed, OF MICE AND MEN remains Steinbeck's most popular work.
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  • Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

    Jessica Townsend

    Product Code: WNDS
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Jessica Townsend invites young readers to return to the magical world of Nevermoor in Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow.

    Morrigan may have now joined the Wundrous Society but her journey into the mysterious Nevermoor has just begun. While exposing magical secrets, she realises that magic is not only used for good...

    Packed with spells and adventure, this is an imaginative fantasy story for fans of His Dark Materials and the Harry Potter books.
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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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  • Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3)

    Rick Riordan

    Product Code: MCQ2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    The third and final book in Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan's Magnus Chase series won the Goodreads Choice Award in 2017 and is an exhilarating and dramatic page-turner that finds Magnus and Loki's war coming to an end.

    Loki is free from his chains and is readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, to sail against the Norse gods as he prepares for the final battle of Ragnarok.

    Magnus and his friends must stop Loki's plans. To do so, they're going to have to fight angry sea gods, ferocious giants and dangerous dragons. Oh, and Magnus has his own demons to battle as well...
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  • Chief of the Fire Brigade

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: BXQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    As Chief of the Fire Brigade, Aimee's mum is always too busy to spend time with her. Aimee knows her mum's job is important, but sometimes she wishes Mum was around more often. But one day, a special guest visits Aimee's school. Who might this special guest be?
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  • Emmeline and the Plucky Pup

    Megan Rix

    Product Code: AUK2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Meet the leader of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and a particularly plucky pup, during a momentous time in history! Alfie can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline Pankhurst is thrilled that her ward Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight. Full of adventure, fascinating history and lovely animals, this is the perfect read for young fans of Dick King-Smith and Michael Morpurgo.
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  • Beast Quest: New Blood: Book 1

    Adam Blade

    Product Code: BQNB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Amy, Charlie and Sam are descendants of the Guardians of Avantia, an elite group of heroes trained by Tom, the star of the roar-some Beast Quest books.

    It's nearly a hundred years since the Guardians escaped from evil wizard Malvel and sought refuge on Earth. They have now fully adapted to Earth's society but now Malvel is hot on their tale... And a new generation of heroes is going to have to face him and his selection of killer beasts!

    Packed with fast-paced action, fearless heroes and nasty beasts, this is a fine continuation of the bestselling series that appeals equally to confident and reluctant readers.
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  • Quests for Glory

    Soman Chainani

    Product Code: BQN2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    The first book in a second School for Good and Evil trilogy. Join your favourite students from the School for Good and Evil as they begin a new era and set off on their quests in the Endless Woods With every end comes a new beginning. Before they can graduate, the students at the school for Good and Evil must complete their Quests for Glory. The quests are both dangerous and unpredictable, and the stakes are high: success brings eternal adoration, and failure means obscurity forever. If Good and Evil can't find a way to work together, can either side survive? Agatha, Tedros and Sophie are back in this action-packed fourth adventure in the School for Good and Evil series.
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  • The Disappearing Daughter (No. 1 Boy Detective)

    Barbara Mitchelhill

    Product Code: AZP2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Damian Drooth, the one of a kind, clean-up-the world hero, has arrived. Criminals beware - and be very afraid! In his first case, Damian finds himself in the glamorous world of filmmaking. But it turns out to be a den of deceit. Damian needs all his mind-boggling skills to keep himself out of trouble and to rescue Trixibelle, the daughter of a crazy, mega-rich director. Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
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  • A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens

    Product Code: AAQ3
    Paperback
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    Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward. This finest of all Christmas stories is beautifully illustrated with Arthur Rackham's superb line drawings.
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  • The Sleepover

    Michele Jakubowski

    Product Code: WZU2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    "Busy with school, sports and dance practices, best friends Ashley Sanchez (Ash) and Ashlee Taylor (Lee) haven't seen each other in two whole weeks! When they decide to host a sleepover party together to reunite, they each have big - and very different - ideas of how it should go. Can the two girls make their plans align in time to put on a fabulous sleepover party? "
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  • Gracie LaRoo Goes to School

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: CCA2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Gracie LaRoo is famous, especially to her alma mater! But when they ask her to come to speak to the students, Gracie is more than a little nervous. Sure enough, the minute she arrives, she encounters the tough headteacher that used to be hard on her back in her schooldays and then a coach who thinks synchronized swimming is a joke. The worst, though, is finding out she has to speak in front of an entire auditorium of unruly piglets. Will Gracie be able to keep her cool, remember she's a star and make it through the day?
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  • Penny and the Peas

    Nina de Polonia

    Product Code: WXG2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Penny loves weekends with Pa. But Penny doesn't like the peas Pa has made for dinner. Who will eat the peas?
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  • Me, Too!

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: CEU2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Cam's little sister, Rosie, is always copying him! But will he miss her when she starts to copy someone else?
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  • StarChaser

    Angie Sage

    Product Code: BMD2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Return to the world of TodHunter Moon for her next adventure! The third book in the blockbuster fantasy series from number one bestselling author Angie Sage. Alice TodHunter Moon, known as Tod, had thought everything could go back to normal now that they had thwarted the plans of the evil sorcerer, Oraton-Marr, and saved the last ever Orm Egg. She was looking forward to settling back into her life at the Wizard Tower and learning all the Magyk she could. But what no one realised was that without the Orm Egg safely embedded in the heart of the Magykal Ways, all the Magyk in the world would begin to fade. Can Tod find a way to reverse the destruction? Could the mysterious StarChaser spell be the key? Or will the Magyk be lost forever? A stunning conclusion to this enchanting trilogy, Angie Sage's latest adventure combines wondrous storytelling, breathtaking action and a heroine like no other.
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  • A Dog Called Grk

    Josh Lacey

    Product Code: AZJ2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    When Tim finds an abandoned little dog outside his house, he can't just leave him there, even though his parents hate the idea of pets in their house. But it turns out that this is no mere homeless pooch - he's Grk, the missing pet of the ambassador of Stanislavia. Tim wants to reunite them, but it means that he will become embroiled in the dangerous politics of a secretive Eastern European country. It's not long before Tim finds himself breaking into a high-security prison, flying a helicopter, and making a nail-biting race for the border - all for the love of a very special dog. Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award.
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  • Ukulele Liam

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: XAK2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Liam plays his new ukelele well. Yet when he plays for his class, some of the students make fun of him. Ashamed, Liam stops playing his instrument. Will he change his mind after his teacher invites a special youth orchestra to his school?
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  • The Sea of Lost Books

    Michael Dahl

    Product Code: ANK2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    The world's largest collection of deadly and dangerous books just got better! Our popular series The Library of Doom is back with a new name and longer stories. More drama and adventure await you in these hi/low novels. Return to the Library of Doom, where the librarian's exploits merge heart-pounding tales for less-confident readers with high quality illustrations. These scary stories will leave young readers wanting more. Each title includes discussion questions and writing prompts.
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  • Ghostly Goalie

    Thomas Kingsley Troupe

    Product Code: AFY2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Shortly after the Markles move in and open their antique shop, the small town of Two Mile Creek starts to change.

    Meanwhile, four children have formed a friendship and have discovered that an old hockey puck that was sold from the antique store is haunted - but why?
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  • Cheer Challenge

    Ronda Redman

    Product Code: CQB2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Amanda has always dreamed of being captain of a cheerleading squad, and this year she is! But she soon realises that being captain is harder than she thought. Not only does she have to lead the squad, she has to inspire them - and that's hard work.
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  • Heroes

    Robert Cormier

    Product Code: AAM3
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    'What if I told him I am not the hero he thinks I am . . .?' Maimed and disfigured whilst fighting in the World War Two, young Francis Cassavant is returning to his hometown as a hero. But one who must hide both his face and his identity. For his past holds a bitter secret, one which he has vowed to revenge and which he can resolve only through his final, desperate plan: to destroy the man who betrayed him as a boy. Left without a face or a future, but sustained by his deep sense of shame, Francis watches. He thinks of the gun in his duffel bag and waits, alone, for the return of another supposed hero. Praise for Robert Cormier: The Chocolate War 'This is a tour de force and tour de force of realism' - Times The Bumblebee Flies Away 'A novel you are unlikely to forget' - Times
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  • Meeting Milly

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: CEV2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a level 20 fiction title in the Purple book band level.
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  • Cycling Champion

    Eduardo Garcia

    Product Code: AEJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Austin wants to follow in his brothers' footsteps by winning a sports trophy so decides to join a local cycling club.

    He puts himself up for a Tour-de-France-style bike race but to do this, he'll need to find a bike, train hard and learn how to pace himself on the course - and that's before he has to deal with a bully who wants him out of the club...
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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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