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  • Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery – no matter what! In book four of the Maisie Hitchins series, Maisie finds herself coming to the aid of her friend Professor Tobin. The professor has travelled all over the world, collecting strange and wonderful objects. Now he plans to donate his collection to the British Museum – including a rare and valuable tribal mask from the Amazonian rainforest. But when a thief breaks into the boarding house and steals the Feathered Mask, leaving only a single feather, Maisie realizes she has a new mystery on her hands. A new series by best-selling author Holly Webb, packed with mystery and adventure. Perfect for readers aged six to eight years.

  • From the world of Dirty Bertie comes a new star! A brand new series from David Roberts, creator of Dirty Bertie, Angela Nicely is already well known to Bertie's fans. Angela might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but nothing could be further from the truth! Angela knows best! Whether she's matchmaking her teachers, flogging homemade lemonade, or dealing with the Ugly Sisters, she always has an answer for everything…

  • Anglais The Winter Wolf

    Webb Holly

    From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a gorgeous wintery story of a very special friendship, just in time for Christmas. Amelia is exploring the huge, old house where her family are spending Christmas when she finds a diary hidden in the attic. It was written by a boy struggling to look after an abandoned wolf pup. Before she knows it, Amelia is transported into the wintry world of the diary. Fans of Holly Webb's The Reindeer Girl will delight in this beautiful winter's tale.

  • What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: DarkWader. In book five of the Space Penguins series, the penguins accept an invite to take a holiday on a new leisure planet. But little do they realize they're waddling into a trap. Before long they find themselves the number one attraction in the planet's zoo. Can they rescue the zoo's other aliens and break out, or is it a life behind bars for the penguins? A hilarious series, featuring everyone's favourite flightless birds! Packed with out of this world aliens, flipper to the floor penguin action, and daft jokes and puns, these books are perfect for children aged six to eight.

  • The Secret Intelligence Agency has a new weapon: SWARM - artificially intelligent robotic bugs that act as undercover agents. Operating below the radar, they can fly faster, see further and sting harder! They won't stop until they've completed their mission, no matter what it takes. In Project Venom, the team are set a new mission: At the country's top research laboratory, SWARM suspect that one of the scientists has gone rogue. They uncover a sinister underworld and a deadly poison about to be unleashed. Can SWARM divert the criminal's evil plan before the world is changed forever?

  • Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud – a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. In Book 2 of the Knightmare series, there's going to be a banquet at Castle Bombast. And not just any old banquet – the king and queen will be attending, and they expect the very best. Which all means more work for Cedric! But what will Sir Percy's old enemy – Roland the Rotten – do when he finds out he's not invited? A hilarious new series following the misadventures of a trainee knight. Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, these books are irresistible to boys aged six to eight years.

  • Tia is thrilled when she gets a beautiful pedigree Bengal kitten, who she names Milly. Bengal kittens are cute and clever, but can be naughty and Milly is soon in all sorts of trouble - getting shut in cupboards, climbing shelves and even falling into the neighbour's pond. When Tia hears that someone is stealing pedigree cats in the neighbourhood she is very worried and decides to keep her adventurous pet kitten indoors. But Milly manages to escape and the next day she still hasn't come back. Tia is terrified that her missing kitten has been stolen by the cat thieves. What if she never sees poor Milly again? A brand new tale from best-selling author Holly Webb. The Kidnapped Kitten is the 26th book in the Animal Stories series, a must for animal lovers aged six and up. The Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans.

  • Frog has saved the princess (and probably the whole world), but all is not well in Kingdomland. The King and Queen of Everything are determined to flatten anyone who gets in their way, and they want Frog as their royal champion. Can Frog help them defeat a boastful bragon, a shamefaced shyclops and (yet another) army of alien invaders? The second hilarious tale about a frog on a serious mission, in a world where nobody is sure what the bumbles is going on!

  • Sam Hunter's neighbours are pillars of the community, the most influential people in town. But they're liars too. The Greehills are hiding something and Sam's determined to find out what it is. As his investigation unfolds, he realizes the lies reach further than he ever imagined – is there anyone he can trust? Uncovering the horror is one thing … escaping is another.

  • Anglais Sleepless

    Morgan Lou

    Young, rich and good-looking, Izzy and her friends lead seemingly perfect lives. But exams are looming – and at a school like Clerkenwell, failure is not an option. Luckily, Tigs has a solution. A small pill that will make revision a breeze and help them get the results they need. Desperate to succeed, the group begin taking the study drug. It doesn't take long before they realize there are far worse things than failing a few exams.

  • Anglais Bad Bones

    Marks Graham

    Gabe is feeling the pressure. His family has money troubles, he's hardly talking to his dad, plus lowlife Benny is on his case. Needing some space to think, he heads off into the hills surrounding LA. And he suddenly stumbles across a secret that will change everything. A shallow grave. Gabe doesn't think twice about taking the gold bracelet he finds buried there. Even from the clutches of skeletal hands. But he has no idea what he's awakening…

  • Anglais Frozen Charlotte

    Bell Alex

    Dunvegan School for Girls has been closed for many years. Converted into a family home, the teachers and students are long gone. But they left something behind… Sophie arrives at the old schoolhouse to spend the summer with her cousins. Brooding Cameron with his scarred hand, strange Lillias with a fear of bones and Piper, who seems just a bit too good to be true. And then there's her other cousin. The girl with a room full of antique dolls. The girl that shouldn't be there. The girl that died.

  • Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud – a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. In Book 3 of the Knightmare series, a wealthy princess is visiting the kingdom in search of a husband, and Sir Percy has a plot up his sleeve to see off the other potential suitors. As usual, Cedric has a key part to play in his master's plan. Ugh! Dressing up as a maiden in silk bloomers wasn't quite what he had in mind when he signed up to be a squire. A hilarious new series following the misadventures of a trainee knight. Packed with comical characters, battles, puns and poo, these books are irresistible to young readers aged six to eight years.

  • A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author, Holly Webb. The Puppy Who Was Left Behind is the 25th book in Holly Webb's Animal Stories series, a must for any puppy loving, Holly Webb fan. Anna and her new puppy, Fred, go to spend time on her grandparents' canal boat during the summer holidays. Anna loves the boat, and so does Fred, but her grandparents have a black Labrador, Sunny, and he's very grumpy with Fred. It's decided that poor Fred should go home, but by the time Anna's parents come to pick up the puppy, Anna is in tears. Fred is upset, and scared of Sunny, and he escapes and runs away to hide in the woods. With the boat needing to move on that evening, the race is on to find the lost puppy before he gets left behind… Holly Webb's Animal Stories have sold over a million copies in the UK. From stolen kittens to lost puppies and runaways, Holly's tales of puppies and kittens have won her legions of fans.

  • From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a brand new series full of mystery and intrigue following the adventures of a very determined heroine and her dog! Holly Webb fans will be thrilled to pieces to discover the adventures of Maisie Hitchins, the pluckiest little detective in Victorian London. Maisie Hitchins lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. She idolizes the famous detective, Gilbert Carrington, and follows his every case. Together with her faithful pup Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery – no matter what! Maisie's best friend, Alice, has been convalescing at home for some time when her father sends both the girls to a country estate. But they are warned that the place is haunted, and sure enough, peculiar things start to happen on their arrival. With strange noises and smells waking the girls in the night and an unexpected sighting of a ghostly-cat form, Maisie knows it's time for her to get her magnifying glass out!

  • From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a brand new series full of mystery and intrigue following the adventures of a very determined heroine and her dog! Holly Webb fans will be thrilled to pieces to discover the adventures of Maisie Hitchins, the pluckiest little detective in Victorian London. Maisie Hitchins lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. She idolizes the famous detective, Gilbert Carrington, and follows his every case. Together, with her faithful pup Eddie, Maisie is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery – no matter what! Maisie can't help listening in when the famed star of the stage, Sarah Massey, visits a friend at the boarding house. Sarah is distraught – her beau, a mysterious young man, gave her a priceless emerald necklace, and it's now missing! Maisie is instantly intrigued, and decides to investigate the theatre. But nothing is what it seems in this world of make-believe…

  • From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a brand new series full of mystery and intrigue following the adventures of a very determined heroine and her dog! Holly Webb fans will be thrilled to pieces to discover the adventures of Maisie Hitchins, the pluckiest little detective in Victorian London. Maisie Hitchins lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. She idolizes the famous detective, Gilbert Carrington, and follows his every case. But Maisie is about to be given the opportunity of a lifetime: her own mystery to solve! In the first book in this fantastic new series, Maisie rescues a puppy in peril whilst running an errand, and adopts him. She decides to investigate the puppy's original cruel owner, but instead gets tangled up in an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies and a fast-paced bicycle chase. The streets of Victorian London are never safe, but Maisie's on the case!

  • Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in Rats! his 23rd adventure, as he crosses paths with a cheeky rodent, takes part in a chaotic cross-country run, and tries to get his dog Whiffer to eat healthily – with disastrous results!

  • Anglais Winter Wonderland

    On a frosty winter's day, a bear cub gets ready for his long hibernation, a puppy takes his first walk in the snow, and a lamb catches a glimpse of Father Christmas… A delightful anthology of animal stories that makes perfect bedtime reading. Snuggle up with your little ones and share these sweet stories before they go to sleep. Winter Wonderland is another charming addition to the hugely successful range of anthologies from Stripes Publishing. With illustrations from Alison Edgson and featuring brand-new stories from much-loved authors such as Holly Webb, Jeanne Willis, Tracey Corderoy and Anna Wilson. Winter Wonderland would make a wonderful stocking filler or Christmas gift.

  • Angela Nicely might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but nothing could be further from the truth! Whether she's learning a new skill for the school talent contest, getting lost on a nature walk, or squaring up to the boys on the football pitch, she's determined to stand out from the crowd! With fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy), these deliciously funny stories are perfect for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child. Angela Nicely is sure to delight young readers, with her larger-than-life personality and her desire to be the best!

  • A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author Holly Webb, this story is about the true meaning of friendship – and how there's the perfect pup out there for everyone! Bella instantly falls in love with her scruffy puppy Sid when she sees him at the animal shelter. She gets her family to agree that he's the perfect pet for them and she cannot wait to bring him home! But one person is not too impressed with Sid – Bella's friend Megan, who is getting her own pedigree pup. Megan is pretty snooty about Bella's beloved mongrel pet, and she begins to wonder if she's that good a friend after all. Bella decides to enter Sid into a dog show, so she can prove for once and for all that all dogs are brilliant, no matter where they come from! The Scruffy Puppy is the 27th book in Holly Webb's Animal Stories series, a must for animal loving girls and boys aged six to eight years.

  • What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: Dark Wader. The penguins receive a distress call from a glamorous cruise spacecraft. But when they reach the stricken vessel, its passengers and crew are nowhere to be found. Could their disappearance have something to do with an ominous black hole nearby? And are the penguins destined to be its next victims? A hilarious series, featuring everyone's favourite flightless birds! Packed with out of this world aliens, flipper to the floor penguin action, and daft jokes and puns, these books are perfect for boys and girls aged six to eight.

  • Passion for Fashion is the third book in Pooch Parlour, a glitzy new series for children who love dogs and adore giving them the luxuries everyone's best friend deserves, written by Katy Cannon. Pooch Parlour is more than just a grooming salon – it's doggy heaven! It's the perfect place for pet pampering and the dedicated team of groomers give each dog the star treatment they deserve. Abi can't wait to join the Pooch Parlour team backstage at a glittering fashion show for dogs and their owners. But when one of the young models falls ill, Abi is catapulted into the world of catwalks and quick costume changes. Can she handle Boomer, the highly strung pup who will be her modelling partner? Full of adorable animals, celebrity customers and dressing up, the glamorous world of Pooch Parlour is sure to delight children who love Rainbow Magic, Secret Kingdom and other sweet and sparkly reads.

  • Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of Undead Pets! This is the eighth book in the spooky but sweet series, and it tells the story of Frankfurter, a sausage dog who needs Joe's help before he can pass over. Moments before his encounter with a revolving door, Frankie overheard two men plotting to burgle the hotel that is run by his owner. Frankie needs Joe's help to stop the robbery and bring the criminals to justice. The books in the Undead Pets series are full of animal zombies and pets with one last thing to do before they pass to the other side! Funny, dark and full of adventure, this series is ideal for boys seeking a fast-paced and amusing chapter book.

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