Children's Fiction Books

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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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    "The princess may try seven times to escape By changing her colour and changing her shape." But each time Princess Eliza changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to outwit him and escape back to the palace in time to cut her birthday cake? The Princess and the Wizard is a magical adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is perfect for reading together. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
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    How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind. A very funny story of quick wits and friendship, Room on the Broom is another smash hit from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before . . . SNAP! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals better think fast. This edition features the captivating classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small! Also available with redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.
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    The Big Book of Christmas Stories has four festive classics that children will love reading in the build-up to the big day.

    Featuring bright and bold illustrations on each page, this keepsake book is perfect for sharing out loud. Stories include The First Christmas, The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
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    Richard Adams' Watership Down has been a worldwide bestseller for over 40 years and is now established as one of the most beloved children's books of all time.

    The 1978 animated adaptation certainly left its mark on a generation - and this Christmas the BBC (in association with Netflix) will be airing an all-new version featuring the voices of John Boyega, Rosamund Pike, Olivia Colman and James McAvoy.

    The Berkshire Downs was once an idyllic and rural landscape but now a developer is destroying it - and the band of rabbits that call it home embark on a journey laced with danger around every corner as they search for a safe haven...
  • Monster & Chips Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007974658 - David O'Connell
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    Imagine an even more monstrous Horrid Henry and you're halfway there with the characters in this laugh-out-loud collection for children aged 5 and over from author and illustrator David O'Connell.

    Somewhere in suburbia (or maybe even your town) is a special diner that serves the best chips you're ever likely to taste. It's so special because its customers could be considered 'unusual'... In fact, some people would describe them as monsters!

    Joe the 'hooman' lands himself a job at Fuzzby's diner and has to learn how to bake zombie cupcakes, make exploding milkshakes and not stare at the customers - even the ones who are see-through!

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    This brand-new paperback edition of Billy and the Minpins is written by the world's number one storyteller, Roald Dahl, and his favourite illustrator, Quentin Blake.

    When Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond, that's exactly what he does!

    He meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping gruncher! Will it gobble Billy too - or will be find a way to defeat the hungry beast?
  • The Wishing-Chair Collection: Three Books of Magical Short Stories - Collection - 9781405289542 - Enid Blyton
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    From the most famous children's author of all time, The Wishing-Chair Collection is Enid Blyton's magical series full of fun and adventure.

    Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present and they end up discovering the most extraordinary thing: a flying chair that can grant wishes!

    The Wishing-Chair takes them on marvellous adventures to castles where they escape a giant, to a rainbow with a pot of gold, and even to help Santa Claus deliver presents at Christmas!
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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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    Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy is one of the most compelling and influential series of modern times and The Book of Dust finds the acclaimed author returning to the world of these novels.

    Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn, near Oxford. Just across the River Thames is the Godstow Priory, where the nuns live. Malcolm knows the River Thames well through his canoeing (his boat is called La Belle Sauvage) and soon learns the priory has a guest staying - a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua...

    An intelligent read that touches on all the vital and important themes Northern Lights (or The Golden Compass, if you prefer), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass covered, this is a must-have for readers of all ages who enjoy thought-provoking fiction.
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    This brand new Daisy adventure book is a truly laugh-out-loud story from award-winning author, Kes Gray.

    Daisy is off to Bobbington Hall on a school trip with lots of children and few teachers. There'll be olden toilets, suits of armour and maybe even secret passages...

    But can anyone find them? And what will happen if they do?
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    This wacky and wonderful book is the companion to the bestselling You Choose by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt.

    Pippa inspires children to create and build confidence by allowing them to tell their own stories and explore their dreams in this highly inventive and interactive book.

    Nick's ingenious illustrations are intricately detailed and help to ensure that children imagine the stories in full - whether it's delving into the depths of the ocean or wondering what it would be like to be as little as a mouse!
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    Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells are off to the Rue Theatre to take on an exciting new challenge in Death in the Spotlight.

    Part of the Murder Most Unladylike Mystery series, this book finds Hazel and Daisy facing danger around every corner of the theatre.

    As jealousy, threats and pranks spiral out of control, a body is discovered - and our heroes face a race against tome before the killer strikes again.
  • Supercat Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007974665 - Jeanne Willis
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    Supercat is the all-action feline that every cat lover will want to get to know. This collection includes three of Jeanne Willis' laugh-out-loud stories following his high-flying adventures.

    Tiger was an ordinary pet until he licked a toxic sock and found himself transformed into a superhero! Ever since this incredible thing happened, he's had to have his paws about him and your young readers will love hearing about his battles with the evil Count Backwards....

    The Count kidnaps the Queen and makes all the parents at a fun fair disappear. Will Supercat save the day?

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  • The North Police: Elf Detectives Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474776554 - Scott Sonneborn
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    The North Police are a group of seasonal sleuths who are always present when the day needs saving and a case needs cracking!

    Throughout these stories they meet the South Police; have to deal with a computer meltdown; and play some reindeer games.

    All of these books have easy-to-follow plots and fun and colourful illustrations and they bring some Christmas cheer into your children's reading. They bridge the gap between readers and chapter books perfectly.

    Format: paperback
  • Nearly Fearless Monkey Pirates Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474776745 - Michael Anthony Steele
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    Stop your developing readers monkeying about and let them laugh at the adventures of the fantastically named Nearly Fearless Monkey Pirates!

    Under the leadership of Captain Banana Bread, our intrepid heroes sail the seven seas and hunt for treasure but all they ever find is trouble and strife.

    Hugely entertaining and brilliantly quirky, these early readers bridge the plank between easy reads and chapter books.
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    Something, or someone, is harming sea creatures, and as a result, the mer are at risk. India Finch, a part-human/part-mermaid, is called underwater to heal the animals. But simply healing the hurt is not enough. India is determined to discover who or what is causing so much pain, even if it puts her own life at risk. This hi-lo chapter book features a manageable reading level and a glossary and discussion questions to support the reader.
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    India Finch, a part-human/part-mermaid teenager, normally only journeys underwater when she's called upon for her healing abilities. But bored and missing her mer friends, she decides to visit them without being summoned. She soon discovers that without a crisis, life underwater can be just as boring as life on land. To entertain themselves, the mermaids decide to combine all their powers together. This rush of energy creates an enormous tidal wave that threatens human life and puts the merfolk at risk when one of them is photographed. Can India keep the mer from being discovered? A glossary and discussion questions round out this hi-lo book, perfect for reluctant and struggling readers.
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    Evie Allen is smart wicked smart. So smart, she's the star of her school's quiz team. But something's up in the town of Devil's Pass, as usual. The team Evie must go up against is hungry for more than just the championship they need brains to keep themselves going. It's up to Evie and her three friends to once again save the town of Devil's Pass and maybe win the competition in the process!
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    In the busy streets of Shanghai, three young people hide from a group of determined hunters who are searching for anyone born with dragon blood. The friends must work to hide their identities. Their greatest strengths could betray them, and turn them into prisoners forever.
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    Hannah is thrilled when she wins a place on her school's dance team, but she knows she'll have to work extra hard if she wants a solo. The only problem is that her best friend, Caitlin, would rather hang out with boys than practise. Hannah has to decide what's more important: keeping her place on the team or keeping her friend.
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    Kelly roams the outskirts of forest with her friends while they attempt to collect various bugs for a science assignment. Soon, a particularly rare butterfly catches her eye and she wanders into the woods in hot pursuit until it suddenly disappears. When Kelly turns back, she realizes she is completely turned around with no idea how to get back to her friends. Armed with only a mason jar, a butterfly net, and a small lunch, Kelly is forced to contend with the wilderness and many of the dangers therein.
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    Jeff and his best friend Keith are ice-fishing in the middle of Big Lake. It's been hours without a bite, but they're still having a blast - until the storm of the decade closes in. Soon, the entire landscape is buried in three feet of snow and the snowfalls shows no signs of stopping. With their heaters low on power, Jeff and Keith are forced to make their way home through the whipping wind, low visibility, and the ominous crackling of ice beneath their feet.
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    Ty Taggart has always loved skating. But ever since his older brother, Nick, died in combat, Ty has been off his game. He skates recklessly and has lost all interest in the local skating tournament. But when Nick's best friend, Edwin, pays him a visit, Ty is able to rein in his anger and realize his true skating potential. In the finals, everyone is dazzled by Ty's slick, flashy tricks. That is, until he wipes out and breaks his board. Ty will have to pick up the pieces and reassemble his board overnight if he hopes to prevail.