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The Gruffalo (by Julia Donaldson)

Macmillan Children's Books (27 Aug, 1999)

"A gruffalo? What's a gruffalo?" "A gruffalo! Why, didn't you know? He has terrible tusks, and terrible claws, and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws." And so begins the story of a quick-witted mouse as he encounters a host of predators who seem to think he might make a tasty treat. As he ventures deeper into the deep dark wood, stumbling across a hungry fox, a not-so-wise owl, and a slimy snake, spinn ...

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The Big Alfie And Annie Rose Storybook (by Shirley Hughes)

Red Fox (05 Jul, 1990)

This gorgeous storybook is full of snapshots of family life, from breakfast to bedtime and from birthdays to walks in the park. All small children will be able to identify with Alfie and Annie Rose, two hugely appealing pre-schoolers who are constantly tackling new experiences and making new friends.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1) (by J. K. Rowling)

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (08 Oct, 2001)

A mysterious letter, delivered by the friendly giant Hagrid, wrenches Harry from his dreary, Muggle-ridden existence: "We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry". Of course, Uncle Vernon yells most unpleasantly, "I AM NOT PAYING FOR SOME CRACKPOT OLD FOOL TO TEACH HIM MAGIC TRICKS!" Soon enough, however, Harry finds himself at Hogwarts with his ow ...

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (by Roald Dahl)

Puffin (06 Sep, 2007)

A new edition of the famous Dahl story of Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, and Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory. Great new Quentin Blake cover as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.

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Goodnight Mister Tom (by Michelle Magorian)

Puffin (12 Sep, 2003)

Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of WW2. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London... Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

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Ballet Shoes (by Noel Streatfeild)

Orion Childrens (01 Nov, 2007)

Pauline, Petrova and Posy are found as orphaned babies in different parts of the world by eccentric fossil collector and explorer Gum. He adopts them, takes them to his London home and leaves them in the care of his niece Sylvia and the family Nurse. Then off he goes to continue his exploring, saying that he'll be back in five years' time. When the three little girls are old enough, they choose the surname ...

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The Chronicles of Narnia (6) - The Silver Chair (by C. S. Lewis)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (01 Oct, 2001)

The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular ever published. The best known, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has been translated into 29 languages! The illustrations in this book have been coloured by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. SILVER CHAIR "Quick!" said Eustace. "Hold hands! We mustn't get separated!" And before Jill quite knew wha ...

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The Chalet School (24) - Three Go to the Chalet School (by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer)

Armada, London (30 Nov, -0001)

Everyone is mystified by the strange Verity-Ann. She keeps herself to herself, and not even Mary-Lou, who's a new girl too, can understand her. Luckily for everyone involved, the solution to the problem turns up in the end! Mary-Lou Trelawney does not want to go to school. She has always had her lessons at home and, besides, she doesn't like girls! Verity-Ann Carey, a child who has spent all her time with e ...

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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (by Jill Tomlinson)

Egmont Books Ltd (04 Mar, 2004)

Plop is a baby barn owl who lives with his mother and father at the top of a very tall tree. He has a small problem: no matter how hard his parents try to convince him otherwise, Plop is afraid of the dark. Plop is persuaded to at least find out more about the dark, so leaves the nest to ask people what they think about it.

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The Gruffalo's Child (by Julia Donaldson)

Macmillan Children's Books (02 Sep, 2005)

The publishing sensation of 2004, now available in paperback!

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Monkey Puzzle (by Julia Donaldson)

Macmillan Children's Books (11 Aug, 2000)

Can Butterfly help Little Monkey find his mum? Yes, but only after a lot of trial and error as Butterfly misunderstands Monkey's descriptions and leads him to all kinds of unsuitable animals.

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The Smartest Giant in Town (by Julia Donaldson)

Macmillan Children's Books (05 Sep, 2003)

George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town ...until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes.

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