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0192738232
Paperback:I'm a nobody, get me out of here!
Author: Cousins, Dave
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford U P
Resource type: Physical
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0141385421
Paperback:My brother's famous bottom makes a splash!:2017
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Illustrator: Clifford, Rowan
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Nicholas and his family are off on holiday to Turkey. But with Cheese and Tomato causing chaos with stray tortoises, Dad having to be rescued by the lifeguard, and Mum setting off the hotel sprinkler system with her belly-dancing routine, rest and relaxation are not on the cards. Ages 5 - 12
133 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0440868564
Paperback:Buried alive!:2009
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Author: Heap, Sue
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi Yearling
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tim's quiet holiday in Wales unexpectedly turns into a dangerous adventure. An encounter with two local bullies threatens to disrupt Tim's and Biscuits's fun but their friendship is also threatened by the arrival of Tim's ebullient friend, Kelly. Ages 5 - 12
158 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405275111
Paperback:Lost in the caves:2015
Author: Cooper, Chris
Illustrator: De la Rue, James
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Rascal isn't the bravest dog in the world. His playful nature sometimes gets him into trouble. Luckily his owner Joel is always there to stand up for him. But when exploring on holiday puts them in great danger, Rascal knows that only he can save his best friend. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Rascal
120 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408805731
Paperback:Operation Eiffel Tower:2011
Author: Caldecott, Elen
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lauren, Jack, Ruby and Billy live by the seaside with their mum and dad. But their parents are always arguing, and then their dad moves out. Lauren and Jack decide they have to get them together again. And so begins Operation Eiffel Tower - in which they try to raise money to give their mum and dad a treat in an attempt to make them happier. Ages 5 - 12
200 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408819449
Paperback:Shadows under the sea:2012
Author: Grindley, Sally
Author: London Zoo, London, England
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: At head of cover title: ZSL London Zoo Joe and his sister Aesha accompany their parents as they travel the world helping animals on the verge of extinction. As their parents work alongside international agencies, the children have their own thrilling adventures. In this book, Joe and Aesha travel to a remote island in the Philippines to take part in an intriguing project. Ages 5 - 12
111 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1409531791
Paperback:Summertime and somersaults:2012
Author: Lawes, Jane
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Usborne
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tara loves doing cartwheels and handstands in her garden, spending every spare moment practising! But with so many other things to learn, like backflips and somersaults, Tara is desperate to join a gym club. When her mum finally relents, Tara signs up for a summer course at Silverdale Gymnastics Club. 8+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Gym stars
133 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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140885273X
Paperback:Spooks and scooters:2016
Author: Caldecott, Elen
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Piotr, Minnie, Andrew, Flora and Sylvie - true friends and even better mystery-solvers! Flora and Sylvie are going on the holiday of a lifetime with their dad. But Dad cancels the trip only hours before the flight because someone has stolen precious blueprints of his latest invention: an amazing new scooter. But who? And why? Time to call on the only five people who can possibly solve the crime! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The Marsh Road mysteries
213 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444003275
Paperback:Kidnap in the Caribbean:2012
Author: St. John, Lauren
Author: Dean, David
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Laura cannot contain her excitement when she wins a trip to the Caribbean for herself and her uncle, Calvin Redfern, especially when Tariq, and Skye, accidentally find themselves on board too. But when they dock at Antigua, they discover that Calvin has vanished, and Laura and Tariq are about to be kidnapped by the fearsome Straight A gang. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Laura Marlin mysteries
228 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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140631191X
Paperback:Indie Kidd's (most excellent) guide to fun for free:2010
Author: McCombie, Karen
Author: Monks, Lydia
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: Stuck indoors? Run out of pocket money? Only the pets to play with? Find yourself in a fun-free zone? Banish boredom with Indie's most excellent guide. Faced with a boring holiday looming ahead of her, Indie comes up with a whole load of mad, brilliant and wacky ways to have fun. And she's written them all down! Ages 5 - 12
157 p., ill. ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1406361445
Paperback:Jake Atlas and the tomb of the emerald snake:2017
Author: Jones, Rob Lloyd
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealing; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The siblings can't stop fighting - with each other and with their parents, stuffy professors of ancient history. But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the day they discover the truth about their boring mum and dad. When the family go to Cairo on holiday, Jake and Pan's parents mysteriously vanish and it's up to the twins to find them. They must team up with shady tomb robbers, master high-tech gadgets and locate a lost tomb in this story of a family that finds itself in the deserts of Egypt. Ages 5 - 12
323 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444000217
Hardback:Kidnap in the Caribbean:2011
Author: St. John, Lauren
Author: Dean, David
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Laura cannot contain her excitement when she wins a trip to the Caribbean for herself and her uncle, Calvin Redfern, especially when Tariq, and Skye, accidentally find themselves on board too. But when they dock at Antigua, they discover that Calvin has vanished, and Laura and Tariq are about to be kidnapped by the fearsome Straight A gang. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The Laura Marlin mysteries
217 p., ill. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1405226676
Paperback:The sandman and the turtles:2006
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mike can't wait for his summer holiday with his grandad. He enjoys listening to his grandad's stories, although he thinks Polly is silly for saying they are true. But this summer Dadci's stories really do come alive, and Mike has his best summer ever. Ages 5 - 12
93 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1471146227
Paperback:Holiday ha ha ha!, super silly stories:2016
Author: Solomons, David
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Get ready to laugh your summer socks off with this collection of eight hilarious short stories - from disastrous car journeys to super-powered grannies to gruesomely funny ghost hunters - there's something for everyone in this side-splitting anthology. Ages 5 - 12
309 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1784758442
Hardback:My life is a joke:2017
Author: Patterson, James
Author: Grabenstein, Chris
Illustrator: Kerascoët
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Young Arrow
Resource type: Physical
Note: Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer - but her parents have other plans for her. Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the beach and fun carnival atmosphere. Now she has serious responsibilities like her job and babysitting her younger sisters, but Jacky longs to perform in the summer stock performance of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Can she handle all of her important commitments and still have fun with her friends - or will she learn that juggling isn't one of her many talents? 9+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Jacky Ha-Ha series
342 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (hbk)
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1781125287
Paperback:Clare and her Captain:2017
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Rayner, Catherine
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Conkers
Resource type: Physical
Note: On holiday in the Devon countryside, Clare is bored by her parents' squabbling and longs for an adventure of her own. But her summer is transformed by a new friendship with retired horse Captain and his reclusive owner. 8+. Ages 5 - 12
86 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1781124353
Hardback:Clare and her Captain:2015
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Rayner, Catherine
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Conkers
Resource type: Physical
Note: On holiday in the Devon countryside, Clare is bored by her parents' squabbling and longs for an adventure of her own. But her summer is transformed by a new friendship with retired horse Captain and his reclusive owner. 8+. Ages 5 - 12
86 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm (hbk)
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1782501800
Paperback:The mixed-up summer of Lily McLean:2015
Author: Littleson, Lindsay
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Kelpies
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes QR code Lily's got loads going on with her loud, messy family and distracted mum. But when she starts getting warnings about a holiday on the little Scottish island of Millport, her summer gets weirder and weirder. A beautifully written, laugh-out-loud adventure. Ages 5 - 12
191 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1782952608
Paperback:Pea's book of holidays:2014
Author: Day, Susie
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: Pea's family are separating for the summer holidays. Big sister Clover is off to Drama Camp, Mum is staying at home to finish her new book, and Pea and Tinkerbell are going camping. But things don't go quite to plan, and Pea finds her summer suddenly filled with Enid Blyton, castles, ghosts and mysteries. Ages 5 - 12
301 pages ; 18 cm (pbk)
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1910080500
Paperback:Aubrey and the terrible ladybirds:2017
Author: Clare, Horatio
Illustrator: Matthews, Jane
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Firefly
Resource type: Physical
Note: Aubrey's having a complicated summer. Then the Ladybirds arrive. Ariadne the spider askes Aubrey to help. Something must be done. Add in the Olelisk which moves when no one is looking and Apus Apus, a swift, and you have a stunning, epic tale in which a small boy and a house spider try to save the world. Ages 5 - 12
243 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1910611034
Paperback:Through the mirror door:2016
Author: Baker, Sarah
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Catnip Publishing Ltd
Resource type: Physical
Note: Life hasn't been great for Angela since tragedy took her family away. But Angela is given one last chance when she is invited on holiday with her Aunt Cece and her bratty cousins Kitty and Fliss. Angela tries to behave herself, but she knows secrets lie in the walls of their crumbling French holiday home. Soon night time foot steps, flickering candlelight and shadows in windows lead Angela to Julian. Who is he? Why is he trapped in the house? And what happended there over 100 years ago? Julien needs her help. Through saving him can Angela herself? Ages 5 - 12
297 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1847155987
Paperback:A home for Molly:2015
Author: Webb, Holly
Illustrator: Williams, Sophy
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Stripes Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age - playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun! But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they're very surprised. Molly isn't their dog - they thought she belonged to Anya! With her holiday drawing to a close, can Anya find Molly's real owners? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Animal stories
126 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1848669062
Paperback:Wilf the Mighty Worrier is king of the jungle:2016
Author: Pritchett, Georgia
Illustrator: Littler, Jamie
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Quercus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Things Wilf was worried about before: fish sucking his toes when he goes for a paddle, garden gnomes coming to life, losing his 'How to Stop Worrying' leaflet. Things Wilf is worried about now: Alan coming on holiday to Africa with him, Alan raising an army of terrifying animals in his quest for world domination, being the only person who can stop Alan. As usual. Ages 5 - 12
180 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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0007545231
Paperback:Nathalia Buttface and the most epically embarrassing trip ever:2015
Author: Smith, Nigel
Illustrator: Horne, Sarah
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Most Embarrassing Dad in the world is back and embarrassing Nat even more than ever! This time they're on holiday in France but everything is far from 'bonne'! 9+. Ages 5 - 12
353 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444908650
Paperback:Five on a treasure island:2012:70th anniversary ed
Author: Blyton, Enid
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 70th anniversary ed
Publisher: Hodder Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the very first Famous Five adventure, featuring Julian, Dick, Anne, not forgetting tomboy George and her beloved dog, Timmy. There's a shipwreck off Kirrin Island - but where is the treasure? The Famous Five are on the trail looking for clues but they're not alone! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The Famous Five
184 p. ; 18 cm (pbk)
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