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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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3.0 Stars3.0 Stars3.0 Stars from 1 Review

 
 

Johnny and the Bomb (by Terry Pratchett)

Doubleday (04 Apr, 1996)

The third title in Terry Pratchett's terrific fantasy series starring Johnny Maxwell

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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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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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War Horse (by Michael Morpurgo)

Egmont Books Ltd (01 Mar, 2002)

Sold to a drunken farmer, Joey, a beautiful red-bay foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, finds a friend in the farmer's son, Albert. His father brutally demands Joey work or be sold, so Albert gently trains him to pull the plough. But it's not enough. When war breaks out, Albert's father, needy for money for his struggling farm, sells Joey to the army, where he, like the soldiers around him, must try ...

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Noughts and Crosses (by Malorie Blackman)

Corgi Childrens (01 Apr, 2002)

Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a Nought - a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. But that's as far as it can go. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Crosses schools...Against a background of prejudice and dis ...

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The Chronicles of Narnia (2) - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (by C. S. Lewis)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (01 Jul, 2002)

Cover Image Summary description "It's a magic wardrobe. There's a wood inside it, and it's snowing! Come and see," begged Lucy. Lucy has stumbled upon a marvellous land of fauns and centaurs, nymphs and talking animals. But soon she discovers that it is ruled by the cruel White Witch, and can only be freed by Aslan, the great Lion and four children This is the second adventure in the exciting Chronicle ...

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The Borrowers (Puffin Modern Classics) (by Mary Norton)

Puffin Classics (06 Mar, 2003)

Arrietty's father, Pod, was an expert Borrower. He could scale curtains using a hatpin, and bring back a doll's teacup without breaking it. Girls weren't supposed to go borrowing but as Arrietty was the only child her father broke the rule. She made friends with the human boy living in the house.

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At the Sign of the Sugared Plum (by Mary Hooper)

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (04 Aug, 2003)

An historical novel set at the time of The Great Plague in London. It conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of the death carts and being locked up - in effect to die - if your house is suspected of infection.

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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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Inventing Elliot (by Graham Gardner)

Orion Childrens (01 Jan, 2004)

The critically-acclaimed psychological novel about what happens when a young teenager decides to become a different person.

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Truckers: The First Book Of The Nomes (by Sir Terry Pratchett)

Corgi Childrens (29 Apr, 2004)

The nomes are tiny little people who, up until now, lived happily beneath the floorboards of Arnold Bros (est 1905) department store. But their tiny, comfortable little world is shattered when they discover that the store is to be demolished and they have to find away of getting to The Outside--a mystical place they never really believed in until a small tribe of Outsiders, led by the intrepid Masklin, infi ...

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