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  • Blobheads

    Blobheads

    Ever wondered what might rise out of the toilet when you lift the lid? In Billy Barnes' case it's the Blobheads, three incompetent aliens...

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  • The Sleeper and the Spindle

    The Sleeper and the Spindle

    This magnificent book combines two well-known fairy tales and challenges everything familiar about them. A spectacular book that deserves a spot on every bookcase.

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  • Something Else

    Something Else

    Something Else is a lonely creature, excluded from everything because he is different. This is the perfect book for reassuring any child that being different can be a very positive thing.

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  • Muddle Earth

    Muddle Earth

    Randalf is an apprentice wizard – he only knows one spell and some of that is guesswork – but he is the only wizard left to save Muddle Earth from the evil Dr Cuddles.

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  • WyrmeWeald: Returners Wealth

    WyrmeWeald: Returners Wealth

    Heartbroken Micah runs away from the flat, featureless plains to climb the distant inhospitable mountains in search of returner's wealth...

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  • Alienography

    Alienography

    Have you ever feared a Martian attack? This book recommends creeping up close enough to plant a big wet slobbery kiss on their slimy skins – your germs will do the rest to defeat them.

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  • The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book

    After his family are killed, Bod is brought up in a graveyard by ghosts.

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  • Mr Underbed

    Mr Underbed

    One night, as Jim is just about to drop off to sleep, a large, blue, shaggy head pops out from under the mattress and complains about how uncomfortable it is to always sleep on the floor.

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  • Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

    Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

    Ottoline is good at solving mysteries, in part due to her eavesdropping habit and in part because of her qualification as a mistress of disguise.

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  • Wendel's Workshop

    Wendel's Workshop

    Wendel is a very clever mouse and a brilliant inventor. He is also incredibly untidy and simply throws his inventions away if they don't work.

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  • Corby Flood

    Corby Flood

    To cheer up their father, who is facing professional ruin, Corby Flood and her family take a cruise. But Corby uncovers a mystery: what is that strange sound coming from the hold?

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  • Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

    Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

    This focused and lively retelling retains all of Gulliver's adventures, remaining true to the spirit of the original but adding a modern-day pacing and clarity.

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  • Platypus

    Platypus

    Platypus finds a beautiful curly shell to add to his collection. But when he wakes the next day he is baffled to discover that his shell has gone.

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  • A Little Bit of Winter

    A Little Bit of Winter

    Winter is coming and Hedgehog is about to go into hibernation - but first he asks Rabbit to save him a little bit of winter, so he can see what it is like.

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