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0141346493
Paperback:Esio trot:2013
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. But she only has eyes for Alfie, her pet tortoise. How can Mr Hoppy ever compete with such a rival? He comes up with a plan to win his lady's love, but will he succeed? What's to become of Alfie? Ages 5 - 12
55 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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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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0141365269
Paperback:The great fire dogs:2016
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles London 1666. A terrible plague has swept through the city and people live in fear of animals carrying the disease. Woofer is a loveable stray who works in the palace kitchen and Tiger Lily is the pampered pet spaniel of King Charles II. They come from very different worlds but this hasn't stopped them becoming the best of friends and looking out for each other. When Woofer finds himself in trouble he has to escape the palace grounds and Tiger Lily isn't far behind him. It's not long before a new danger emerges - a great fire is sweeping across London destroying everything in its path. Can these two brave dogs survive the blazing fire and make their way to safety? Ages 5 - 12
227 pages, illustration (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192756214
Paperback:White dolphin:2013
Author: Lewis, Gill
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Frustrated at school and haunted by her mother's disappearance, Kara only feels truly alive when she is sailing the ocean's waves. But when she and Felix make a startling discovery on the beach, it sets in motion a dramatic chain of events, and soon they must make an impossible choice - risk their own lives or face losing everything. Ages 5 - 12
265 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1407168320
Paperback:Erica's elephant:2017
Author: Bishop, Sylvia
Illustrator: King, Ashley
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Erica Perkins wakes up on the morning of her tenth birthday, the last thing she expects is to find a very confused elephant sitting on her doorstep. So begins an unlikely friendship. But when the dastardly owner of the local zoo plots to steal the elephant, will Erica be able to outsmart him? Ages 5 - 12
161 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0440865077
Paperback:The last wolf:2003
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi Yearling
Resource type: Physical
Note: A grandfather researches his family history on the Internet and reads about his Scottish ancestor who befriended a wolf cub and fled to Vermont when Scotland was under attack by British Redcoats. Reading Age: 8-10 Interest Level: 8-10
92p ; 19.4x12.9cm (Paperback)
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0857637738
Paperback:A piglet called Truffle:2016
Author: Peters, Helen, (Children's fiction writer)
Illustrator: Snowdon, Ellie
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Resource type: Physical
Note: Maya's dad is a farmer, and her mum is a large-animal vet, so Maya spends a lot of time caring for animals and keeping them out of trouble. Unfortunately, this often means she gets into hot water herself. Maya rescues a tiny little piglet from certain death. But Maya's parents don't believe in farm animals being pets and insist that Truffle must be sold as soon as she's big enough. So Maya begins a campaign to keep her - one that doesn't seem to be going very well as Truffle gets older and ever - closer to market. In the end, it takes two lost guinea pigs and one cold, frosty, nighttime adventure to save Truffle's bacon. 8+. Ages 5 - 12
136 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0091893828
Hardback:The snow goose:2007:[New ed.]
Author: Gallico, Paul
Author: Barrett, Angela
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: Hutchinson
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'The Snow Goose' is a beautiful tale of a hunchbacked artist, a girl, a wounded bird and a courageous act at Dunkirk. Ages 5 - 12
45 p., ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm (hbk)
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1444006487
Paperback:Tiger wars:2013
Author: Backshall, Steve
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Saker is a member of the Clan, a clandestine group offering child renegades for hire to the highest bidder. Saker's latest assignment takes him to India to bring down the men who protect tigers. He's being employed by a Chinese overlord who specialises in poaching for tiger farms and tiger organs for high priced medicines. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The falcon chronicles
261 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0552570869
Paperback:Paws and whiskers, animal tales from Jacqueline Wilson, Michael Morpurgo, Enid Blyton and more!:2015
Editor: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Author: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home,
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. The book includes a new story by Jacqueline herself, 'Leonie's Pet Cat', as well as extracts from treasured classics such as 'The Hundred and One Dalmations' by Dodie Smith and 'Gobbolino the Witch's Cat' by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. Ages 5 - 12
387 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0857533525
Hardback:Paws and whiskers, animal tales from Jacqueline Wilson, Michael Morpurgo, Enid Blyton and more!:2014
Editor: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Author: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home,
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. The book includes a new story by Jacqueline herself, 'Leonie's Pet Cat', as well as extracts from treasured classics such as 'The Hundred and One Dalmations' by Dodie Smith and 'Gobbolino the Witch's Cat' by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. Ages 5 - 12
387 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0007217870
Paperback:Into the wild:[2006]
Author: Hunter, Erin
Year: [2006]
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Card with 5 cats head transfers as loose insert This is the first in a series of titles set in a feline fantasy world. Rusty, an ordinary ginger tom, finds himself drawn to a pack of wild cats. The wildcats are organised into four rival clans. He joins a clan and is renamed Firepaw. As the series develops he becomes Fireheart, leader of the Fire Clan. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Warrior Cats
302 p., maps ; 20 cm (pbk)
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WOW! This is an amazing book! From the first to the last word of this spectacular beginning of a popular book series called Warriors A.K.A Warrior Cats, the reader is intrigued by the language used to describe the cats, their feelings and their surroundings, how much they can relate to the main character; Rusty/Firepaw/Fireheart, how much this book stands out among other books, in and out of the Warriors series! There is well and truly not another book as great as it!
15/07/16
FloralSeas YT
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1407159682
Hardback:Erica's elephant:2016
Author: Bishop, Sylvia
Illustrator: King, Ashley
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Erica Perkins wakes up on the morning of her tenth birthday, the last thing she expects is to find a very confused elephant sitting on her doorstep. So begins an unlikely friendship. But when the dastardly owner of the local zoo plots to steal the elephant, will Erica be able to outsmart him? Ages 5 - 12
161 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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0141332352
Paperback:The sheep-pig:2010:[New] ed.
Author: King-Smith, Dick
Author: Kronheimer, Ann
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] ed.
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: This ed. originally published: 2003 When Farmer Hogget wins a piglet at the local fair, Mrs Hogget thinks of fattening it up for the freezer. But the old sheepdog, Fly, takes him under her wing and starts to train him up as a sheep-pig, whose methods of getting the sheep to do what he wants are rather unconventional. Ages 5 - 12
134 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1407124242
Paperback:One dog and his boy:2012
Author: Ibbotson, Eva
Author: Rentta, Sharon
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Marion Lloyd
Resource type: Physical
Note: All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. But a dog would damage the expensive carpets in Hal's glamorous home, and his rich, neglectful parents refuse to consider one. Then they discover Easy Pets, a convenient dog-rental agency. Terrier Fleck arrives on Hal's birthday, but when Hal discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away. Ages 5 - 12
271 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1847385966
Paperback:The great rabbit rescue:2010
Author: Davies, Katie
Author: Shaw, Hannah
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Joe has gone to live with his dad, leaving behind his beloved pet rabbit. Anna and Suzanne try to look after it for him, but when the rabbit becomes ill, they're convinced it's because it's missing Joe. Now Joe is sick too. The girls are certain that Joe and the rabbit will die unless they are reunited soon. Ages 5 - 12
219 p., ill., map ; 18 cm (pbk)
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1447284607
Paperback:Blitzcat:2015
Author: Westall, Robert
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Amid the terrifying times of World War 2, one brave cat leads the way to safety, out of the blazing hell of blitzed Coventry. People touch her for luck; fear her as an omen for disaster. Wherever she goes, she changes lives. She is the Blitzcat. Ages 5 - 12
227 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405224800
Paperback:The hundred and one dalmatians:2006:New
Author: Smith, Dodie
Author: Roberts, David
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New
Publisher: Egmont Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Missis and Pongo rescue their dalmatian pups when they are stolen to make fur coats by the evil Cruella De Vil Reading Age: 8-10 Interest Level: 8-10 For children
276p, ill ; 19.8x13cm (Paperback)
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1842555200
Hardback:The white giraffe:2006
Author: St John, Lauren
Year: 2006
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orion
Resource type: Physical
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1407135562
Paperback:Birdmagic:2013
Author: Webb, Holly
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lottie is so excited to discover the magic pet shop's grumpy old parrot is really a phoenix! He's a magical firebird who can transform into any bird he likes and has lots of special powers. He grants her a tail feather to make a wish - but what should she ask for? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Animal magic
165 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141318848
Paperback:Spy dog:2005:Original
Author: Cope, Andrew
Author: Mould, Chris
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Original
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: A specially trained spy dog catches criminals and finds himself a family home. Reading Age: 8-10 Interest Level: 6-8 For children
166p, ill ; 19.8x12.8cm (Paperback)
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