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The Hungry Donkey (Farmyard Tales) (by Heather Amery, S. Cartwright)

Usborne Publishing Ltd (26 Mar, 2004)

Farmyard Tales are delightful stories of the people and animals on Apple Tree Farm. Each story has a simple text to encourage young children to read themselves, and a longer text that children enjoy listening to - and a duck to find on each page. Ears the donkey will eat anything - even the flowers on straw hats! Ages 5-7.

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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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Baby Seal All Alone (by No Author)

Myraid (30 Nov, -0001)

Baby Seal discovers the world.

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Johnny and the Dead: A Johnny Maxwell story (by Sir Terry Pratchett)

Corgi Childrens (29 Apr, 2004)

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies . . . Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead aren't going to take it lying down . . . especially since it's Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they're beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it w ...

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Maximum Ride: The Final Warning (by James Patterson)

Arrow (09 Apr, 2009)

Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge and Angel are 6 extraordinary avian hybrids. The result of a cruel Biotech experiment. This flock has endured a turbulent upbringing and they have been continually faced with evil. Danger is never far away and while fighting to save their own skin, they have a mission to undertake, one with devastating consequences.

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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 Highway Rat (by Julia Donaldson)

Alison Green Books (01 Sep, 2011)

'Give me your buns and your biscuits! Give me your chocolate éclairs! For I am the Rat of the highway, and the Rat Thief never shares!' Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food. Clover from a rabbit; nuts from a squirrel - he even steals his own hose's hay. Will he finally meet his comeuppance, in the form of a cunning duck? A fabu ...

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Zog (by Julia Donaldson)

Alison Green Books (01 Sep, 2011)

Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help him with his toughest test: capturing a princess? A wonderfully funny new story from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man.

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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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Wither: Book One of the Chemical Garden (Chemical Garden 1) (by Lauren DeStefano)

Harper Voyager (04 Aug, 2011)

Sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery has only four years left to live when she is kidnapped by the Gatherers and forced into a polygamous marriage. Now she has one purpose: to escape, find her twin brother, and go home – before her time runs out forever. What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb – males only live to age ...

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The Story of Babar (by Jean de Brunhoff)

Methuen young books (01 Mar, 1999)

Barbar plays happily in the Great Forest until one day he has to run away to the city to escape from a cruel hunter. There he makes a new friend and enjoys life in the town, but soon begins to dream of the Great Forest and makes up his mind to go home, where new adventures await him.

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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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