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Kronus the clawed menace  by Adam Blade

Kronus the clawed menace

Adam Blade

Book

"The stench of death drifts over Avantia - Sanpao the pirate king has summoned a giant vulture-beast to destroy Tom before he finds the Tree of Being. If Tom fails, Freya and Silver will be trapped in Tavania for ever." -- Back cover.

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Five run away together  by Enid Blyton

Five run away together

Enid Blyton

Book

"Who's been on George's island? And what is locked in the mysterious trunk hidden on Kirrin Island? The Famous Five think they're on the trail of smugglers - until they hear a child scream..."--Provided by publisher.

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Ravira, ruler of the Underworld  by Adam Blade

Ravira, ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade

Book

"A new beast has risen from the Underworld! Ravira reeks of death and commands a pack of fearsome Avantian Hounds. Tom must defeat Ravira before Taladon succumbs to the hounds' deadly bite, and is enslaved forever"--Back cover.

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Five have a wonderful time  by Enid Blyton

Five have a wonderful time

Enid Blyton

Book

"The Famous Five are having a brilliant time - on holiday in horse-drawn caravans - and they've discovered a ruined castle nearby! The castle looked deserted from a distance - but is that a face at the window? Or is it a trick of the light? The Famous...

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The very bad book  by Andy Griffiths

The very bad book

Andy Griffiths

Book

In a very bad wood, there was a very bad house. And in that very bad house, there was a very bad room. And in that very bad room, there was a very bad cupboard. And in that very bad cupboard, there was a very bad shelf. And on that very bad shelf, there...

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The ugly truth  by Jeff Kinney

The ugly truth

Jeff Kinney

Book

"While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future“--Provided by publish...

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Fang the bat fiend  by Adam Blade

Fang the bat fiend

Adam Blade

Book

"Evil Wizard Velmal holds Tom's mother captive, and death creeps closer with every moment. To rescue her, Tom still has to find four potion ingredients. Standing in his way is Fang the Bat Fiend - can Tom destroy this foul creature, or will he finally...

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Murk the swamp man  by Adam Blade

Murk the swamp man

Adam Blade

Book

"The land of Kayonia is descending into chaos! Everywhere Tom looks he sees decay and destruction: all the work of Wizard Velmal. Tom must now face not only Murk the Swamp Man, but also a deadly assassin sent to kill him."--Back cover.

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Stealth the Ghost Panther  by Adam Blade

Stealth the Ghost Panther

Adam Blade

Book

Wizard Malvel€'s final Beast has reached the doors of King Hugo'€™s Palace! Stealth the Ghost Panther lassoes victims with his tails and makes good people bad. To rescue his father, Tom must capture the final piece of Amulet from Stealth'€™s collar -€“...

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Rashouk the Cave Troll  by Adam Blade

Rashouk the Cave Troll

Adam Blade

Book

"Lurking in the Dead Peaks is Rashouk the Cave Troll. The Ghost Beast smells out his victims' fear - and turns them to stone. It will take all of Tom's courage to capture Rashouk's piece of the Amulet of Avantia, but failure means never seeing his f...

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Luna the Moon Wolf  by Adam Blade

Luna the Moon Wolf

Adam Blade

Book

"At night, the Dead Wood comes alive with wild animals made ferocious by the spell of Luna the Moon Wolf. To save his father, Tom must collect the pieces of the Amulet of Avantia - which means battling Luna's murderous magic..."-- Back cover.

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Equinus the Spirit Horse  by Adam Blade

Equinus the Spirit Horse

Adam Blade

Book

"Equinus the Spirit Horse crashes through the forests of the Forbidden Land, stealing the life force of other creatures. Tom must dodge the Ghost Beast's flying hooves and take the fragment of Amulet that Equinus guards - or Tom's father will remain a...

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Mia the bridesmaid fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Mia the bridesmaid fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

"Mia the Bridesmaid Fairy helps make weddings wonderful with her three magical items. But when these are stolen by mean Jack Frost and his naughty goblins, weddings everywhere descend into chaos! Kirsty and Rachel are about to be bridesmaids for Kirs...

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Sting the Scorpion Man  by Adam Blade

Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade

Book

The good Beasts of Avantia are imprisoned in the kingdom of Malvel the evil wizard. Each is guarded by a terrible new Beast. Tom's quest to free the good Beasts takes him to the tunnels under Malvel's castle, where Sting the Scorpion Man is waiting.

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Narga the Sea Monster  by Adam Blade

Narga the Sea Monster

Adam Blade

Book

In the perilous Black Ocean lurks Narga the Sea Monster. As well as preying on the rebels fighting evil wizard Malvel, Narga is holding one of the good Beasts of Avantia captive. Can Tom set the good Beast free, or will it remain trapped in the Dark Realm...

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Don't be horrid, Henry!  by Francesca Simon

Don't be horrid, Henry!

Francesca Simon

Book

It's a dreadful shock for Horrid Henry when Perfect Peter is born, and despite his best - or worst - efforts, he can't manage to get rid of him. As Peter gets bigger, Henry gets crosser. But one day Henry inadvertently saves Peter from a big fierce dog,...

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Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinth  by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinth

Rick Riordan

Book

"Honestly, blowing up another school was the last thing I wanted. As the son of a Greek God, I've had my share of near-death disaster. This summer, I didn't choose to battle the cheerleading squad, but when two hissing she-devils with fangs are headi...

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Ramona and her father  by Beverly Cleary

Ramona and her father

Beverly Cleary

Book

In this story of Ramona's year in second grade they will come to know Mr. Quimby equally well. As it opens he loses his job without warning, and Ramona's seven-year-old view of this all-too-frequently family crisis rings every change of mood from tears...

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Ramona forever  by Beverly Cleary

Ramona forever

Beverly Cleary

Book

"Ramona's year in third grade is highlighted by the arrival of Howie's rich uncle, a change in her after-school situation, a surprise wedding, a death and a new arrival in the family, and her father's getting a job."--Provided by publisher.

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Five go to Mystery Moor  by Enid Blyton

Five go to Mystery Moor

Enid Blyton

Book

"Curious, the famous five camp on the moor near to a Gypsy camping ground. One night, woken by the roaring of an overhead plane, they investigate to find mysterious parcels dropped, which are full of money. Why? What does it all mean?"--Provided by p...

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Sepron  by Adam Blade

Sepron

Adam Blade

Book

Avantia is under threat from its magical beasts, which have been enchanted by an evil wizard. To save his land and his people, Tom must battle Sepron the Sea Serpent in the depths of the ocean - will he succeed?

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Paige the pantomime fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Paige the pantomime fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Paige the pantomime fairy is in trouble. She needs the help of Rachel and Kirsty in order to save Christmas and stop naughty Jack Frost from spoiling the celebrations.

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The Secret Seven adventure  by Enid Blyton

The Secret Seven adventure

Enid Blyton

Book

A priceless pearl necklace has been stolen - and the Seven witnessed the thief making his escape! But where has he hidden the necklace?

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The naughtiest girl is a monitor  by Enid Blyton

The naughtiest girl is a monitor

Enid Blyton

Book

When Elizabeth Allen is chosen to be a school monitor, she's delighted. But she soon finds out what a responsible job it is. The harder she tries, the worse she behaves! Will the naughtiest girl in the school ever learn to be good?

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The naughtiest girl in the school  by Enid Blyton

The naughtiest girl in the school

Enid Blyton

Book

Elizabeth Allen is spoilt and selfish. When she's sent away to boarding school she makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been.

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Walk two moons  by Sharon Creech

Walk two moons

Sharon Creech

Book

After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

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Just stupid  by Andy Griffiths

Just stupid

Andy Griffiths

Book

Andy's life is a series of disasters. He tries and fails to get expelled from school, he swallows a spider when he hides under his sister's bed, and he sets a famous film star's hair on fire.

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Three cheers, Secret Seven  by Enid Blyton

Three cheers, Secret Seven

Enid Blyton

Book

An old abandoned house near to where the gang live has been empty for years, but now the Secret Seven aren't so sure. Someone is living there and the whole gang mean to investigate who it is, and what they are doing there.

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Honey the sweet fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Honey the sweet fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Honey the sweet fairy can't make any new sweets without her magic party bag of fairy dust. Can Rachel and Kirsty save it from the goblin so Hibey can help the party fizz again?

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Sky the blue fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Sky the blue fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Sky the blue fairy is having some bubble trouble. Will Rachel and Kirsty be able to help her out with a clue from the rainbow-coloured crab.

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Holly the Christmas fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Holly the Christmas fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Holly the Christmas fairy is all in a flutter, putting the sparkle into Christmas. Now Jack Frost has stolen Santa's sleigh, and the Queen of the Fairies needs Rachel and Kirsty to help Holly get it back.

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Heather the violet fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Heather the violet fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Heather the violet fairy is in a spin. Perhaps the colourful carousel horses can lead Rachel and Kirsty to the final fairy?

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Just annoying!  by Andy Griffiths

Just annoying!

Andy Griffiths

Book

Collection of humorous stories for primary school children, featuring some very annoying kids.

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Secret Seven fireworks  by Enid Blyton

Secret Seven fireworks

Enid Blyton

Book

The Secret Seven are none too pleased when Jack's annoying sister Susie forms a rival club called the Tiresome Three.

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Just tricking!  by Andy Griffiths

Just tricking!

Andy Griffiths

Book

Author reminisces amusingly about practical jokes he has played on family and friends and how some have misfired and hit him instead.

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Five are together again  by Enid Blyton

Five are together again

Enid Blyton

Book

"The Famous Five--Anne, Julian, Dick, George, and the dog, Timmy--must discover who has stolen top secret papers from a famous scientist."--Provided by publisher.

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Five on Kirrin Island again  by Enid Blyton

Five on Kirrin Island again

Enid Blyton

Book

"George's father is working on a top-secret project so he moves to Kirrin Island for safety, taking Timmy to guard him. When Timmy has disappeared one evening, George knows something is wrong."--p.[4] of cover.

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Chasing evil  by Adam Blade

Chasing evil

Adam Blade

Book

Tanner, a young boy living in the land of Avantia, has been chosen by a magnificent Beast the young phoenix Firepos to be her rider. It is their destiny to seek three other Beasts, and their Chosen Ones for they have an epic task to undertake! Together...

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The lost hero  by Rick Riordan

The lost hero

Rick Riordan

Book

"Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for 'bad kids', find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself."--Provided by publisher.

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First hero  by Adam Blade

First hero

Adam Blade

Book

Tanner, a young boy living in the land of Avantia, has been chosen by a magnificent Beast the young phoenix Firepos to be her rider. It is their destiny to seek three other Beasts, and their Chosen Riders for they have an epic task to undertake. Together...

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The jungle book  by Rudyard Kipling

The jungle book

Rudyard Kipling

Book

The adventures of Mowgli, the boy reared by a pack of wolves in an Indian jungle. Includes songs of the animals.

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White Fang  by Jack London

White Fang

Jack London

Book

Born in the wilds of the freezing cold Yukon, the wolf cub White Fang soon learns the harsh laws of nature, growing fiercer and more independent in his struggle to survive. Yet buried deep inside him are distant memories of affection and love. Can he...

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Black Beauty  by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell

Book

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

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Alice's adventures in Wonderland  by Lewis Carroll

Alice's adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Book

On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a grinning cat and a rabbit with a pocket-watch, joins a mad tea party and plays croquet with...

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The kings of Clonmel  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The kings of Clonmel

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

"Will is at the annual Ranger Gathering but Halt is investigating mysterious happenings in the west. When he does finally return, it's with bad news. Hibernia is in turmoil. A religious cult calling themselves the Outsiders are sowing confusion and s...

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Erak's ransom  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Erak's ransom

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

When Erak, the Skandian Oberjarl, is taken hostage during a raid on the desert lands to the south of the Constant Sea, his second-in-command, Svengal, is sent to bring back a ransom for Eraks release. Halt and Will must go with Svengal to deliver the...

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The siege of Macindaw  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The siege of Macindaw

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

In a desolate northern fief, Will is trying to find the fighting men he needs to overcome Sir Keren and his band of criminals. Across the border, the fierce Scotti tribesmen are waiting for the signal that Castle Macindaw is in friendly hands, and the...

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Matilda  by Roald Dahl

Matilda

Roald Dahl

Book

Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding. But they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has superna...

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Percy Jackson and the sea of monsters  by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the sea of monsters

Rick Riordan

Book

Percy Jackson - the son of Poseidon - has had an unnervingly quiet school year. But then he discovers that the magical borders protecting Half Blood Hill, a summer camp dedicated to training young demi-gods, are failing. Unless something is done, the...

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Percy Jackson and the lightning thief  by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the lightning thief

Rick Riordan

Book

"The gods of Olympus are alive in the 21st Century. They still fall in love with mortals and have children who might become great heroes, but most of these children meet horrible fates at the hands of monsters by the age of twelve. Only a few learn the...

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Charlie and the chocolate factory  by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the chocolate factory

Roald Dahl

Book

"Winning a golden ticket allows Charlie to fulfil his dearest wish, to have a specially conducted tour of Mr Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory. But each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket takes advantage of the situation...

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The secret garden  by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The secret garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Book

Ten-year old Mary come to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and mysteries of a locked garden.

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James and the giant peach  by Roald Dahl

James and the giant peach

Roald Dahl

Book

"James has lived with his two beastly aunts ever since his parents were eaten up outside London Zoo by an angry rhinoceros. Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker are really horrible and it takes a great deal of magic to completely change James' wretched existence...

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The twits  by Roald Dahl

The twits

Roald Dahl

Book

"The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys."--Provided by publisher.

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George's marvellous medicine  by Roald Dahl

George's marvellous medicine

Roald Dahl

Book

"George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her“--Provided by publisher.

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Charlie and the great glass elevator  by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the great glass elevator

Roald Dahl

Book

"Taking up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory leaves off, Charlie, his family, and Mr. Wonka find themselves launched into space in the great glass elevator“--Provided by publisher.

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Danny the champion of the world  by Roald Dahl

Danny the champion of the world

Roald Dahl

Book

"A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together."--Provided by publisher.

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Torno the hurricane dragon  by Adam Blade

Torno the hurricane dragon

Adam Blade

Book

"A new beast soars in the skies over Avantia! Torno the hurrican dragon has been summoned by Sanpao the Pirate King to stop Tom in his quest to rescue Freya and Silver. Can Tom survive Torno's deadly hurricanes?" -- Back cover.

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Hellion the fiery foe  by Adam Blade

Hellion the fiery foe

Adam Blade

Book

Tom and his companions face a new challenge in the mysterious land of Tavania. Raging forest fires are destroying all in their path. Tom knows a Beast is to blame, but can he defeat Hellion, a creature made entirely of flames, and escape with his lif...

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Krestor the crushing terror  by Adam Blade

Krestor the crushing terror

Adam Blade

Book

Evil Wizard Malvel is steering the land of Tavania towards total destruction. Tom must stop him by defeating six rampaging Beasts and sending them back to their rightful homes. Krestor the Crushing Terror awaits him...

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Madara the midnight warrior  by Adam Blade

Madara the midnight warrior

Adam Blade

Book

A ravenous Beast terrorises the windswept plains of Tavania: Madara the Midnight Warrior is on the prowl! If Tom cannot defeat her, the dark portals over the land will continue to destroy the kingdom...

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Convol the cold-blooded brute  by Adam Blade

Convol the cold-blooded brute

Adam Blade

Book

Tom and his companions have arrived in a strange new land -- Tavania. Wizard Malvel's evil magic has enraged six terrifying new Beasts. To restore harmony, Tom must first face Convol the Cold-blooded Brute in a deadly desert duel...

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Komodo the lizard king  by Adam Blade

Komodo the lizard king

Adam Blade

Book

Tom's most challenging Quest awaits! He must rescue his mother from devious Wizard Velmal by finding six potion ingredients, all guarded by the terrifying Beasts of Kayonia. Can Tom and his companions brave the Dead Desert and conquer Komodo the Lizard...

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The red pyramid  by Rick Riordan

The red pyramid

Rick Riordan

Book

After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Seth, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links...

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Trema the Earth Lord  by Adam Blade

Trema the Earth Lord

Adam Blade

Book

Fearsome Trema lurks in the bowels of the earth, only emerging to feast on his prey. If Tom is to defeat the Beast and lift the curse on Freya, the Mistress of the Beasts, he has no choice but to brave the underworld. But a terrible shock is waiting for...

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Koldo, the Arctic Warrior  by Adam Blade

Koldo, the Arctic Warrior

Adam Blade

Book

Gwildor's arctic people have cruelly imprisoned Koldo the Arctic Warrior. Koldo is a good Beast who wants to protect the land, so Tom sets about freeing him. But the shocking arrival of Freya, Mistress of the Beasts, brings a new and terrible danger....

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The Swiss family Robinson  by Johann David Wyss

The Swiss family Robinson

Johann David Wyss

Book

When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.

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Dog days  by Jeff Kinney

Dog days

Jeff Kinney

Book

"In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother's other ideas“--Provided by publisher.

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Nixa the Death Bringer  by Adam Blade

Nixa the Death Bringer

Adam Blade

Book

"Taladon the Swift has returned! But to Tom's horror, his father is a ghost. To save Taladon, Tom must battle the Ghost Beasts and collect the pieces of the shattered Amulet of Avantia. First is Nixa the Death-Bringer - will her deadly disguises lure...

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Kaymon the Gorgon Hound  by Adam Blade

Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade

Book

Evil wizard Malvel has unleashed six fearsome new Beasts, which have captured the good Beasts of Avantia. To free them, Tom must brave the dangers of the Dark Realm. Join Tom as he does battle with the terrifying Kaymon the Gorgon Hound.

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Rodrick rules  by Jeff Kinney

Rodrick rules

Jeff Kinney

Book

"Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Heffley about his summer vacation. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the events of the past three months behind him . . . and one event in particular. Greg knows that his survival in middle school depends...

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Greg Heffley's journal  by Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley's journal

Jeff Kinney

Book

"Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular Greg must take drastic measures to...

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The sorcerer in the north  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The sorcerer in the north

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

Five years have passed since the Skandians and the Araluans made their treaty, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after. He soon learns that even sleepy little island fiefs have problems to keep him on his toes.Then he and...

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Oakleaf bearers  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Oakleaf bearers

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

"Just as spring approaches and Will and Evanlyn can finally escape Skandia, Evanlyn is carried off by mysterious horsemen. Will sets out after them, but one boy against six fierce Temujai warriors is impossible odds - even for a Ranger's apprentice. Halt...

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The icebound land  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The icebound land

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsom Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy the king. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace...

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Puzzle for the Secret Seven  by Enid Blyton

Puzzle for the Secret Seven

Enid Blyton

Book

The gang witness the horror of a house going up in flames! Then there's the theft of a very valuable violin. Are the two incidents connected?

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The burning bridge  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The burning bridge

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

As the kingdom of Araluen prepares for war against Morgarath, Will and Horace accompany the Ranger Gilan on a mission to Celtica. But Celtica's villages are silent. Morgareth has sent his foul creatures to enslave the Celts...what is the true purpose...

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The ruins of Gorlan  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The ruins of Gorlan

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

"When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger“--Provided by publisher.

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The railway children  by E. (Edith) Nesbit

The railway children

E. (Edith) Nesbit

Book

"After their father is wrongly accused of a crime, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother go to live in the country near a railway line. The railway line proves to be a source of adventure to the children."--Cataloguer.

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Rilla of Ingleside  by L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery

Rilla of Ingleside

L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery

Book

Anne's children were almost grown up, except for pretty, high-spirited Rilla. No one could resist her bright hazel eyes and dazzling smile. Rilla, almost fifteen, can't think any further ahead than going to her very first dance at the Four Winds lighthouse...

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Further doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy  by Joyce Lankester Brisley

Further doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy

Joyce Lankester Brisley

Book

Milly-Molly-Mandy's adventures include thatching a roof, camping out, and motoring.

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Hecton the body-snatcher  by Adam Blade

Hecton the body-snatcher

Adam Blade

Book

"Tom and his companions are faced with a new menace! Hecton the Body Snatcher is prowling the land, feeding on his victims' flesh. To rescue Freya and Silver from the land of Tavania, Tom must defeat this evil creature." -- Back cover.

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How to train your dragon  by Cressida Cowell

How to train your dragon

Cressida Cowell

Book

"Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a truly extraordinary Viking Hero. Warrior chieftain, awesome sword-fighter and amateur naturalist, he was known throughout Vikingdom as 'the Dragon Whisperer', on account of his amazing power over these terrifying ...

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How to break a dragon's heart  by Cressida Cowell

How to break a dragon's heart

Cressida Cowell

Book

Love is all around when Fishlegs falls for the daughter of Ug the Uglything. There's just one problem - Hiccup is meant to marry her! But Hiccup can't think of anything worse, and will do everything in his power to avoid the ugly marriage. But Fishlegs...

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Hawkite, arrow of the air  by Adam Blade

Hawkite, arrow of the air

Adam Blade

Book

Fearsome Hawkite has destroyed the crops of Gwildor and the people are starving. Tom must stop their suffering and free the Mistress of the Beasts. But can he convince the hostile villagers he is there to help -- and how will he fight a Beast in the ...

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Krabb master of the sea  by Adam Blade

Krabb master of the sea

Adam Blade

Book

In the realm of Gwildor, the Mistress of the Beasts is under a curse, and her ferocious Beasts are destroying the land. Tom vows to break the spell, but when deadly Krabb ambushes his boat, it looks like the Quest may already be over...

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Rokk the walking mountain  by Adam Blade

Rokk the walking mountain

Adam Blade

Book

Tom is on a quest to free the Mistress of the Beasts from an evil curse. But when he arrives in a mountain town devastated by terrible rockfalls, he realises the destruction has been wreaked by a Beast as powerful as the mountain itself...

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Mascot madness!  by Andy Griffiths

Mascot madness!

Andy Griffiths

Book

Northwest Southeast Central faces a fierce athletic faceoff against the menacing Northwest West Academy. Northwest West has an attack dog mascot, a coach who used to be a pro wrestler, and a desire to wipe the field with its opponents. Northwest So...

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How to ride a dragon's storm  by Cressida Cowell

How to ride a dragon's storm

Cressida Cowell

Book

"Hiccup has three months, five days and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents, AND win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it?"--Provided by publisher.

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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth  by Adam Blade

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade

Book

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth rules the rotting forests of Gorgonia. She terrorises the rebels at war with evil wizard Malvel and holds a good Beast captive. All the good Beasts are imprisoned and Tom must save them. Will he defeat Tusk before Malvel's guards...

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The pencil of doom!  by Andy Griffiths

The pencil of doom!

Andy Griffiths

Book

Mr Brainfright says it's important to keep a sense of humour at all times, especially when you're being ripped apart by a lion. This story is about an evil pencil, a runaway lion, an avalanche and falling out of windows.

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How to twist a dragon's tale  by Cressida Cowell

How to twist a dragon's tale

Cressida Cowell

Book

"Someone has stolen the Fire Egg. Now the volcano on Volcano Island is active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the Exterminator Dragons! Can Hiccup Horrendous Hadock III return the Fire Egg to the volcano, stop the volcano from erupting, and save...

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A hero's guide to deadly dragons  by Cressida Cowell

A hero's guide to deadly dragons

Cressida Cowell

Book

"Hiccup is lost in the library labyrinth and the Driller-dragons and Madguts the Murderous are on the prowl - it seems his birthday is not going to be the quiet affair he might have hoped for."--Provided by publisher.

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How to cheat a dragon's curse  by Cressida Cowell

How to cheat a dragon's curse

Cressida Cowell

Book

Reluctant hero Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find ... a potato. But where will Hiccup find such a thing?

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How to speak dragonese  by Cressida Cowell

How to speak dragonese

Cressida Cowell

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"Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was a Viking hero - dashing, brave and ever so hairy. But even Viking heroes have to begin somewhere... Climbing onto a Roman Dragon Rustling ship by mistake in your first 'Boarding an Enemy Ship' is bad enough. But to ...

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How to be a pirate  by Cressida Cowell

How to be a pirate

Cressida Cowell

Book

"What happens when someone says 'Do Not Open This Box'? Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, now in pirate training, finds out in this sequel to 'How to Train Your Dragon', when the box is opened not once, not twice, but three times."--Provided by pu...

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Just disgusting!  by Andy Griffiths

Just disgusting!

Andy Griffiths

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Includes a terrible agonising death by flesh-eating zombies, a battle with brussel sprouts (the sprouts win) and the disgusting fact that cockroaches can live for nine days without their heads (they only die because they starve to death).

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Just crazy!  by Andy Griffiths

Just crazy!

Andy Griffiths

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Andy is not only the world's most annoying and stupid practical joker--he is also the craziest. The nine short stories in this book prove it.

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More of Milly-Molly-Mandy  by Joyce Lankester Brisley

More of Milly-Molly-Mandy

Joyce Lankester Brisley

Book

Describes thirteen more adventures of Milly-Molly-Mandy, among them having her photo taken, going to the pictures, and going to the sea.

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