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What Katy Did (by Susan Coolidge)

(16 May, 2012)

'I mean to do something grand. I don't know what, yet; but when I'm grown up I shall find out' Katy Carr is the longest girl that was ever seen. She is all legs and elbows, and angles and joints. She tears her dress every day, hates sewing and doesn't care a button about being called 'good'. Her head is full of schemes and one day she plans to do something important. But a great deal is to happen to Katy ...

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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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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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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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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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Marvellous Land of Oz (Dover Children's Classics) (by L. Frank Baum)

Dover Publications Inc. (28 Mar, 2003)

This sequel to the Wonderful Wizard of Oz tells of the adventures of Tip, a young boy, and his friend Jack Pumpkinhead.

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My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You (by Louisa Young)

Harper (05 Jan, 2012)

Set on the Western Front, in London and in Paris, MY DEAR I WANTED TO TELL YOU is a moving and brilliant novel of love, class and sex in wartime, and how war affects those left behind as well as those who fight. While Riley Purefoy and Peter Locke fight for their country, their survival and their sanity in the trenches of Flanders, Nadine Waveney, Julia Locke and Rose Locke do what they can at home. B ...

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Mist (by Kathryn James)

Hodder Children's Books (01 Sep, 2011)

Midnight: a mist-haunted wood with a bad reputation. A sweet sixteen party, and thirteen-year-old Nell is trying to keep her sister, spoilt birthday-girl Gwen, out of trouble. No chance. Trouble finds Gwen and drags her through the mist. Only Nell guesses who's behind the kidnap - the boy she hoped was her friend, the gorgeous but mysterious Evan River. Evan is no ordinary boy - he has a secret which wil ...

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The People's Bible: The Remarkable History of the King James Version (by Derek Wilson)

Lion Hudson Plc (22 Oct, 2010)

In 1611 a book was published which would become the most familiar and widely read in the world: the King James Bible. For centuries it has been a religious and literary classic. But how did this 'noblest monument of English prose', in Robert Lowth's famous words, come to be? In the 13th century England was the only country in Europe to ban explicitly the translation of the Bible into the vernacular. For cen ...

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The Very Busy Bear (Peek-a-boo Pop-ups) (by Jack Tickle)

Little Tiger Press (01 Mar, 2009)

Here's the very busy bear. He's reaching through the leaves to gather yummy honey, from the friendly, buzzy bees.

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Pigeon Poo (by Elizabeth Baguley)

Little Tiger Press (06 Aug, 2012)

In a perfect town with tidy streets, And flawless lawns with shiny seats, A pigeon swooped and looped the loop, And left behind a trail of ... poop! Soon the townsfolk are kicking up a stink! "That pigeon should be in a cage!" they shout and stamp, full of rage. Will they ever catch that pesky pigeon?

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Open Very Carefully (by Nick Bromley)

Nosy Crow (06 Mar, 2014)

What would you do if you were settling down for a quiet bedtime story and you realised that a crocodile had fallen into your storybook and was - not to put too fine a point on it - furious? Would you slam that book shut, cram it in the bookshelf for evermore or would you be brave enough to peek? This very grumpy crocodile has ended up in totally the wrong book, so he proceeds to eat his way out, in this fan ...

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