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Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy (reissued) (by Ben Macintyre)

Bloomsbury Publishing (17 Aug, 2009)

One December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5's Agent Zigzag. Dashing and louche, courageous and unpredictable, the traitor was a patriot inside, and the villain a hero. The problem for Chapman, his many lovers and his spymasters was knowing who he was. Ben Macintyr ...

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Alfie and the Big Boys (by Shirley Hughes)

Red Fox (05 Mar, 2009)

Alfie's Nursery School is right next door to the Big School. Alfie wishes that he could be friends with the most popular big boy, Ian Barger, but Ian never takes any notice of the little kids. One morning, Mum takes Alfie to a Plant Pot Sale. Alfie hasn't been there long when he spots Ian Barger screaming and yelling, "I want my mummy!". Ian grabs Alfie's hand and holds onto him very tightly until hi ...

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Artemis Fowl (by Eoin Colfer)

Puffin (06 Apr, 2006)

Twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But he's taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Reconnaissance Unit). For a start, leprechaun technology is more advanced than our own. Add to that the fact that Holly is a true heroin ...

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Can I Come Too? (by Brian Patten)

Andersen (03 Apr, 2014)

A very small mouse decided it wanted to have a very big adventure. "I'll go and find the biggest creature in the world," it thought. Along the way it meets many different animals and when at last they find the biggest creature, the little mouse feels a great sense of achievement.

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Death of a Hero (by Richard Aldington)

The Hogarth Press Ltd (30 Nov, -0001)

Against the background of trench war in France, this is the story of a man and two the women who share his life. They are not conventional people – could Aldington ever write about the conventional? - a man who shares his wife with another man and a mistress who shares him with others. Death of a Hero shocked people by its advanced views when it was first published, and even today it still has the capa ...

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Don't Do That! (by Tony Ross)

Andersen (30 Sep, 2010)

Don't Do That! Nellie has a pretty nose. It is so pretty that she is given a part in the Christmas play. But then, Nellie picks her nose and learns why grown-ups always tell you not to! Full description

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Elephant Moon (by John Sweeney)

Silvertail Books (01 Sep, 2014)

As the Second World War rages, the Japanese Imperial Army enters Burma and the British rulers prepare to flee. But the human legacy of the British Empire will be left behind in the shape of sixty-two Anglo-Burmese children, born to local women after affairs with foreign men. Half-castes, they are not acknowledged by either side and they are to be abandoned with no one to protect them. Their teacher, Grace C ...

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Gone with the Wind (by Margaret Mitchell)

Pan Books (20 Sep, 1991)

Set against the dramatic background of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell's magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a Nation mortally divided and people forever changed. Above all, it is the story of beautiful, ruthless Scarlett O'Hara and the dashing soldier of fortune, Rhett Butler.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West (by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne)

Sphere (25 Jul, 2017)

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play received its world premiere in London’s West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now ...

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I Spy with My Little Eye (by Edward Gibbs)

Brubaker, Ford & Friends (01 May, 2012)

A new take on the I-spy game with die-cut holes so little ones can spy the various creatures through the page. Look through the spyhole and use the clues to guess; then turn the page to reveal the animal. Discover colours in I Spy with My Little Eye - and I Spy on the Farm - and learn about counting in I Spy under the Sea - The series also teaches first words and animal facts along the way. These are beauti ...

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It's Following Me (Picture Flats) (by Sheri Radford)

Top That! Publishing plc (01 Jul, 2013)

Something mysterious is following poor kitty wherever she goes. Whatever can it be?

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Jo's Boys (Puffin Classics) (by Louisa May Alcott)

Puffin Classics (28 Mar, 1996)

Ten years after the school at Plumfield was founded, there is now a college, built with a legacy from old Mr Lawrence. All Jo's original children are grown young men, scattered around the world, and graceful young women with high ambitions. But young men face as many troubles as children do, and they are still 'Jo's boys'.

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