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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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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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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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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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Treasure Island (Penguin Classics) (by Robert Louis Stevenson)

Penguin Classics (25 May, 2000)

Jim Hawkins gets hold of a treasure map and sets off with an adult crew in search of the buried treasure. Among the crew, however, is the treacherous Long John Silver who is determined to keep the treasure for himself.

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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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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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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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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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Little Women (by Louisa Alcott)

Penguin Classics (02 Jul, 2007)

Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England. The charming story of the March sisters, "Little Women" has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. Future writers have found inspiration in Jo's de ...

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The Jungle Book - The Original Classic Edition (by Rudyard Kipling)

tebbo (14 Nov, 2011)

Mowgli is found in the jungle by wolves, who bring him up as one of their own. The jungle is no easy place to live for a man-cub, and Mowgli must learn its secrets from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python. But their lessons cannot protect Mowgli from every danger - will he escape from his kidnap by the Monkey-People? And can he get the better of the evil tiger, Shere Khan?

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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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