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March 2018
Furry Friends: Sophie’s Squeaky Surprise & Marshmallow Magic
Holly Webb
Furry Friends: Sophie’s Squeaky Surprise & Marshmallow Magic
Read by Rosie Jones

When Sophie meets Josephine – a macaroon-eating, tutu-wearing guinea pig who lives with her furry friends in the centre of Paris – she discovers that living in a new place is exciting and being friends with a guinea pig is the best adventure of all. Sophie loves her new guinea-pig friend, but then she meets Josephine’s sister, Angelique, who is not nearly as friendly. In fact, the other guinea pig... More >

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Sky Dancer
Gill Lewis
Sky Dancer
Read by Joe Coen

Joe has always loved the moorlands above his home: the wildness, the freedom, the peace. But since his father died, everything has changed, and the moors are no longer a place of refuge. Now the whole community is divided over the fate of the hen harriers that nest up there in the heather – and Joe is stuck right in the middle, with a choice to make, and a huge secret to keep. He can’t do what’s r... More >

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Pet Defenders: Beards from Outer Space
Gareth P. Jones
Pet Defenders: Beards from Outer Space
Read by David Thorpe

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The Earth’s safety is your primary goal. Defend it. 2. Protect humans from the truth. Good luck – you’re going to need it! The humans of Nothington-on-Sea have no idea their sleepy town is a hot spot for space invasions, and it’s up to secret agents Biskit and Mitzy to keep it that way. So, when an army of alien beards arrives, the Pet Defenders need to act fast … If the... More >

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Vlad the World’s Worst Vampire
Anna Wilson
Vlad the World’s Worst Vampire
Read by Andrew Piper

Vlad is the youngest member of the Impaler family, the bravest vampires that ever lived. But Vlad isn’t very brave at all. He’s even a little bit scared of the dark! All Vlad wants is some friends and he thinks he knows just where to find them … human school! So off Vlad goes, along with his pet bat Flit. But how will Vlad keep his true identity secret from his new friends? Not to mention keeping ... More >

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February 2018
Badger the Mystical Mutt & Badger the Mystical Mutt and the Barking Boogie
Lyn McNicol
Badger the Mystical Mutt & Badger the Mystical Mutt and the Barking Boogie
Read by Angus King

Pet Idol is in town, and Hamish, a floppy-eared spaniel, is the favourite to win. With his haphazard magic and appetite for toast can Badger the Mystical Mutt help Hamish win Pet Idol? And a mysterious and extremely whiffy smell has caused the Pong Police to close the lane. Now, Cheryl with a C, the dancing diva who put the wah-wah in Chihuahua, has nowhere to practise for Anton Du Bark’s Hotpaws ... More >

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Violet and the Smugglers
Harriet Whitehorn
Violet and the Smugglers
Read by Ashleigh Cheadle

Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making. Uncle Johnny has invited Violet and her friends to spend the summer with him on a sailing adventure around Europe and Violet couldn’t be more excited! But when she suspects that the captain of a boat nearby might be up to no good, Violet needs to put her detective skills into action. Could he be the head of a smuggling ring? ... More >

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Witch for a Week
Kaye Umansky
Witch for a Week
Read by Joan Walker

When Elsie Pickles offers to house-sit the mysterious home of local witch Magenta Sharp, she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Left with a talking raven and a scruffy dog for company, a magical tower that has a mind of its own and a book of instruction called Everything You Need to Know, what could possibly go wrong? With an assortment of weird and wonderful neighbours banging at the do... More >

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The Land of Neverendings
Kate Saunders
The Land of Neverendings
Read by Harriet Carmichael

The cat flap opened. Emily thought a wild animal was coming into the house. But the muddy creature that climbed through had four little wheels and a tail. What if there exists a world powered by imagination? A world of silliness, where humans and their toys live on long after they’ve left the Hard World … and what if the door between that world and this one was broken? Welcome to the Land of Never... More >

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January 2018
Eloise Undercover
Sarah Baker
Eloise Undercover
Read by John Chancer

France, 1944. 12-year-old Eloise’s father has not come home in over a week, and she is getting worried that something might be badly wrong. When the Germans occupy Eloise’s town and the Nazi Kommandant moves in things start falling apart. Through a chance meeting, Eloise volunteers to join the Resistance. Suspense, secrecy and danger follow her as, inspired by her favourite detective fiction books... More >

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Fox Investigates: A Brush with Danger
Adam Frost
Fox Investigates: A Brush with Danger
Read by Joe Coen

Solving Crime in Record Time! One priceless painting. A mysterious letter. Some cheese so stinky it’s deadly. From the galleries of Paris to the palaces of Moscow, detective Wily Fox is on the trail of a stolen painting. But Dimitri Gottabottomitch is doing whatever he can to throw Wily off the scent. It seems there’s more to this painting than meets the eye … Wily Fox is on the case. Fun and fast... More >

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Angela Nicely & Angela Nicely: Queen Bee!
David Roberts and Alan McDonald
Angela Nicely & Angela Nicely: Queen Bee!
Read by Evelyn McLean

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 it’s trying to succeed as a top model, proving that her head teacher wears a wig, or finding herself out of her depth on a spa weekend, she’s determined to make a splash! Angela Nicely is the first book in this fantastically mischievous series, and Queen... More >

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Mold and the Poison Plot
Lorraine Gregory
Mold and the Poison Plot
Read by Andrew Piper

Mold’s a bit of a freak. His nose is as big as his body is puny and his mother abandoned him in a bin when he was a mere baby. Who else but the old healer, Aggy, would have taken him in and raised him as her own? But when Aggy is accused of poisoning the King, Mold sets out to clear her name. In a thrilling race against time to save her from the hangman’s noose, Mold faces hideous, deadly monsters... More >

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December 2017
Lucy’s Winter Rescue & Lucy’s Magical Surprise Read
Anne Booth
Lucy’s Winter Rescue & Lucy’s Magical Surprise Read
Read by Victoria Fox

Christmas miracles come in all sizes! In Lucy’s Winter Rescue Lucy finds a lost baby otter and she makes a Christmas wish to find him a special new home. But little does Lucy know that it’s just the start of the Christmas magic, and that by helping the otter she will help lots of other people, and animals, too! And Lucy’s help is needed in Lucy’s Magical Surprise, when a donkey foal is about to be... More >

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Tanglewood Animal Park: Elephant Emergency
Tamsyn Murray
Tanglewood Animal Park: Elephant Emergency
Read by John Chancer

Every day is an adventure! Tanglewood’s Savannah Safari is complete, and Zoe can’t wait to meet its newest inhabitants – six African elephants. But when the head of the herd stops eating, Zoe and the keepers face an elephant emergency! Interest age: 7+... More >

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The Pearl in the Attic
Karen McCombie
The Pearl in the Attic
Read by Clare Corbett

When her grandma goes into a retirement home, Scarlet must sort through her belongings in the cramped flat above a shop in London. Here Scarlet comes across a real treasure: a novel that Gran wrote, about the life of a girl just like Scarlet, who lived in the flat and worked in a cake shop downstairs. But as Scarlet reads about Ruby’s life in Victorian London, she realises this is not a piece of f... More >

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Captain Pug and other adventures
Laura James
Captain Pug and other adventures
Read by Richard Attlee

Introducing CAPTAIN PUG – who’s going on a seafaring adventure. He’s had jam tarts for breakfast. He’s wearing a smart sailor suit. But Pug is afraid of the water! In COWBOY PUG, he and his faithful companion, Lady Miranda, are going to be cowboys for the day! But with their noble steed Horsey safely acquired, it’s not long before they find themselves on the wrong side of the law. In SAFARI PUG, P... More >

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