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0141365374
Paperback:Charlie and the chocolate factory:2016
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a Golden Ticket and wins the chance of a lifetime: a magical day witnessing the miraculous creation of the most delectable eatables ever made. At the back of this edition of the classic story are facts about the story and its author. Ages 5 - 12
179 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444929313
Hardback:Rabbit's bad habits:2016
Author: Gough, Julian
Illustrator: Field, Jim
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Bear wakes up early from hibernation. If she can't sleep, then at least she can make a snowman. Rabbit has never made a snowman, but he definitely wants to make one that's better than Bear's. But with an avalanche and a hungry wolf heading his way, Rabbit soon realises that it might be nice to have a friend on your side. A tale of friendship, gravity, and just a little bit of poo. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Rabbit & Bear
92 pages, illustrations (colour), map (colour) ; 19 cm (hbk)
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0571323308
Paperback:Dave Pigeon's book on how to deal with bad cats and keep (most of) your feathers by Dave Pigeon:2016
Author: Haddow, Swapna
Illustrator: Dempsey, Sheena
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: If you're a cat and you've learnt Pigeonese. (HA HA HA! As if a cat would be smart enough to learn Pigeonese). This must mean if you are a cat and you are able to read this, you have taken a pigeon hostage so that you can trick them into translating the Pigeonese words into Meow. I demand you release the hostage pigeon now. My book contains TOP SECRET ideas that are NONE of a cat's business. Dave Pigeon is writing a book on how he defeated Mean Cat in order to help fellow pigeons everywhere. Cats beware! Ages 5 - 12
154 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141332387
Paperback:The hodgeheg:2010
Author: King-Smith, Dick
Author: Kronheimer, Ann
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Max's family dreams of reaching the Park. But no one has ever found a safe way of crossing the very busy road. Can Max really solve the problem? Ages 5 - 12
82 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141354828
Paperback:Charlotte's web:2014
Author: White, E. B.
Illustrator: Williams, Garth
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig, Wilbur, from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs. Ages 5 - 12
248 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405660945
Large print:Fergus Crane:2006:Large print ed
Author: Stewart, Paul
Author: Riddell, Chris
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed
Publisher: Galaxy
Resource type: Physical
Note: Fergus Crane has an almost ordinary life until a mysterious flying box appears at the window of his waterfront home followed by a winged mechanical horse that whisks him off to meet his long-lost uncle and his penguin helpers, Finn, Bill and Jackson. Ages 5 - 12 Smarties Prize Gold Award
Title series: Far-flung adventures
ill. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0007512996
Paperback:Pinocchio:2015
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Chichester Clark, Emma
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Michael Morpurgo channels Pinocchio's words to tell the famous puppet's story in his own inimitable, cheeky and always funny way. Lavishly illustrated throughout in black-and-white by the acclaimed Emma Chichester Clark, this is a must-have for all book lovers, and an utterly charming and surprising adaptation of a much-loved tale. Ages 5 - 12
265 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1407135082
Hardback:The cat and the king:2016
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Alison Green Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: The King and his very clever cat must find a new home after their castle burns down in an unfortunate incident with a dragon. They choose No. 37 Castle Close: an ordinary house in an ordinary street. It's very exciting learning to live a normal (if still quite royal) life. But danger looms when the pesky, fire-breathing dragon makes its return. Ages 5 - 12
143 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm (hbk)
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0192754130
Paperback:Pippi Longstocking:2004:New
Author: Lindgren, Astrid
Author: Ross, Tony
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New
Publisher: Oxford U P
Resource type: Physical
Note: Adventures of a young girl who has never been to school and is the envy of her friends Reading Age: 8-10 Interest Level: 6-8 For children
144p, ill ; 19.8x12.7cm (Paperback)
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0857531964
Hardback:The killer cat runs away:2013
Author: Fine, Anne
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tuffy doesn't feel wanted at home any more. His owners just don't appreciate him. So what if he broke the new TV? Got fur on all Dad's clean clothes? Ate Tinkerbell the kitten's special kitten-food? All accidents! But they're making such a fuss! So Tuffy decides to make a break for it. He bids farewell to the gang - Snowball, Tiger and Bella - and runs away. But starting a new life isn't easy, and soon Tuffy starts to wonder if he's made a terrible mistake. Ages 5 - 12
87 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1858810701
Paperback:Horrid Henry:1998
Author: Simon, Francesca
Author: Ross, Tony
Year: 1998
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Dolphin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Contents: Horrid Henry - Horrid Henry's dance class - Horrid Henry and Moody Margaret - Horrid Henry's holiday. Horrid Henry is rapidly establishing himself as a character children love to hear about. These four tales of a very naughty boy, his maddeningly good little brother Perfect Peter, and Moody Margaret, all show him wreaking havoc. Ages 5 - 12
95 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141346450
Paperback:Charlie and the chocolate factory:2013:[New] edition
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] edition
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: This edition originally published: 1995 Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a Golden Ticket and wins the chance of a lifetime: a magical day witnessing the miraculous creation of the most delectable eatables ever made. Ages 5 - 12
179 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192758233
Paperback:Pippi Longstocking:2012
Author: Lindgren, Astrid
Author: Child, Lauren
Year: 2012
Language: English, Swedish
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Pippi is the only girl in the world who can do exactly what she likes. She is nine years old and lives in a cottage with a horse and a monkey. Her friends Tommy and Annika have to go to school and go to bed when they're told, but they still have time to join Pippi on all her great adventures. Ages 5 - 12 Translated from the Swedish
208 p., col. ill. ; 19 cm (pbk)
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0140316779
Paperback:Mr Majeika:1985
Author: Carpenter, Humphrey
Author: Rodgers, Frank
Year: 1985
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'I really am quite useless as a wizard', says Mr Majeika. But Class Three thinks Mr Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his spells go wrong. Ages 5 - 12
94 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192738305
Paperback:The wind in the willows:2014
Author: Grahame, Kenneth
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Join in the delights and disasters on the riverbank with Mole and friends. If you like great adventures, then 'The Wind in the Willows' is for you! Not only does this edition include the unabridged text, it is also full of extra material to help you get the most from the story and gives lots of recommendations for other things you might enjoy. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Oxford children's classics
251 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141321032
Paperback:Black Beauty:2008:[New] edition
Author: Sewell, Anna
Illustrator: Hough, Charlotte
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] edition
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: This classic tale of a handsome, spirited horse, 'Black Beauty' has been a children's favourite for over 100 years. Anna Sewell tells the story of Beauty's life from a young foal through to a working horse. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Puffin classics
vi, 262 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm (pbk)
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1405272201
Paperback:The magic faraway tree:2014
Author: Blyton, Enid
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Joe, Beth and Frannie take their cousin Rick on an adventure he'll never forget. Find out how they escape from the Land of Dreams, what goes wrong in the Land of Topsy-Turvy, and who drives a runaway train in the Land of Do-As-You-Please. Ages 5 - 12
209 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099573040
Paperback:Peter Pan:2012
Author: Barrie, J. M.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Peter Pan flies into the home of the Darling children, it is only the beginning of their magical adventures, which are filled with pirates, fairies, faraway lands, and crocodiles that tick. 8+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Vintage classics
231 p., map ; 19 cm (pbk)
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0007286414
Paperback:Mary Poppins:2008:[New ed.]
Author: Travers, P. L.
Author: Shepard, Mary
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Banks children, Jane and Michael, change nannies just about as often as most people change their clothes. It's not that they're naughty, exactly - just awkward. Everyone in the household is at their wits' end with them - until Mary Poppins arrives. For children
Title series: Essential modern classics
172 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192728350
Hardback:Peter Pan in scarlet:2008
Author: McCaughrean, Geraldine
Author: Wyatt, David
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: This volume is the official sequel to J.M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan'. Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out - strangely real dreams, of pirates and mermaids, of warpaint and crocodiles. For Wendy and the Lost Boys it is a clear signal - Peter Pan needs their help. For children
94 p., col. ill. ; 26 cm (hbk)
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0192738313
Paperback:The wonderful Wizard of Oz:2015
Author: Baum, L. Frank
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Dorothy and her friends know there's only one person who can make their wishes come true, and that's the Wizard! But as they set off to find him, the Wicked Witch is never far behind. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Oxford children's classics
175 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0007323123
Paperback:The lion, the witch and the wardrobe:2009
Author: Lewis, C. S.
Author: Baynes, Pauline
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this children's classic, Lucy finds that an old wardrobe in a professor's country house is a gateway to a magical land of fauns, centaurs, nymphs and talking animals - but also of the beautiful but evil White Witch who has held the land of Narnia in eternal winter for a hundred years. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The chronicles of Narnia
202 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0007174160
Paperback:A bear called Paddington:2002:New ed
Author: Bond, Michael
Author: Fortnum, Peggy
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New ed
Publisher: Collins
Resource type: Physical
Note: Paddington, the intrepid bear from darkest Peru, has a knack for smelling out things. His sharp nose, supported by marmalade sandwiches, leads him into many adventures. Ages 5 - 12
158 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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014134959X
Paperback:The worst witch:2013
Author: Murphy, Jill
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mildred Hubble is a trainee witch at Miss Cackle's Academy, and she's making an awful mess of it. She's always getting her spells wrong and she can't even ride a broomstick without crashing it. Will she ever make a real witch? 7+. Ages 5 - 12
99 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1509833757
Paperback:The 78-storey treehouse:2017
Author: Griffiths, Andy
Illustrator: Denton, Terry
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Illustrations on inside cover Join Andy and Terry in their spectacular new 78-storey treehouse. They've added 13 new levels including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an ALL-BALL sports stadium, Andyland, Terrytown, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air movie theatre. Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up! Ages 5 - 12
374 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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