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December 2017
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 Pug... More >

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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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November 2017
Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink
Jennifer Killick
Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink
Read by Max Dowler

Alex Sparrow is a super-agent in training. He is also a human lie-detector. Working with Jess (who can communicate with animals) they must find out why their friends, and enemies, are all changing into polite and well-behaved pupils. And exactly who is behind it all. This is a humorous tale full of smells, jokes and superhero references. Oh, and a rather clever goldfish called Bob. In a world wher... More >

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Hattie B, Magical Vet: The Mermaid’s Tail
Claire Taylor-Smith
Hattie B, Magical Vet: The Mermaid’s Tail
Read by Penelope Rawlins

Discover a secret world of fairytale creatures! Another creature needs Hattie’s help in the Kingdom of Bellua! This time a mermaid has lost the colour in her tail, and Hattie knows who has stolen it – evil King Ivar of the Imps.Hattie must travel across the desert to collect the mermaid’s medicine. Will she make it back in time to save her? This is the fourth Hattie B story. Interest age: 7+... More >

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Libby in the Middle
Gwyneth Rees
Libby in the Middle
Read by Rosie Jones

Libby and her big sister Bella used to be close, but lately Bella’s become sarcastic and mean and obsessed with her boyfriend. Then there’s six-year-old Grace, the baby of the family. Whenever Mum and Dad aren’t at work, it’s all about Grace. So where does Libby fit in? Things change suddenly when the girls move to the tiny village where their dad grew up – and go to a posh new school. Libby doesn... More >

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There’s a Dragon in my Dinner
Tom Nicoll
There’s a Dragon in my Dinner
Read by Joe Coen

Small dragon … big trouble! When Eric finds a tiny dragon nestled among the beansprouts in his Friday night takeaway, he thinks it’s a free toy. But Pan the Mini- Dragon is very real indeed – and he’s about to get Eric into a whole heap of trouble. How is Eric going to explain the trail of devastation caused by a creature not much bigger than a spring roll? Interest age: 7+... More >

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October 2017
Harper and the Night Forest
Cerrie Burnell
Harper and the Night Forest
Read by The Author

Harper and her friends get to visit the mysterious Night Forest, a world of magical birds, dark forests and fairytale cities, and it is rumoured that a magical Ice Raven lives amongst the ebony trees singing a magical song that can melt hardened hearts. Will the children try to capture it? Or give it freedom? This is the third title in the Harper series. Interest age: 7+... More >

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Beaky Malone: World’s Greatest Liar
Barry Hutchison
Beaky Malone: World’s Greatest Liar
Read by Joe Coen

Dylan Malone, aka Beaky, has a habit of telling porkies – every time he opens his mouth, out pops a whopper! But then his long-suffering sister shoves him into the truth-telling machine at Madame Shirley’s Marvellous Emporium of Peculiarities. Now Beaky can’t tell a lie – not even a teeny-weeny one – and a truth-telling Beaky is even worse... Interest age: 7+... More >

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A Home for Molly
Holly Webb
A Home for Molly
Read by Victoria Fox

On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age – playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun! But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they’re very surprised. Molly isn’t their dog – they thou... More >

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Miraculous Miranda
Siobhan Parkinson
Miraculous Miranda
Read by Caroline Lennon

When her sister Gemma is taken into hospital, Miranda escapes into her own fantasy land: Magnanimous. With giraffe police, ham sandwich trees and a Crystal- Clear Glass Hospital for Getting-Better Children, Magnanimous grows and grows. As her sister gets worse, things Miranda writes seem to trigger small miracles she has been asking for: her gran stops smoking, horrible Darren Hoey is nice to her ... More >

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September 2017
Letters from the Lighthouse
Emma Carroll
Letters from the Lighthouse
Read by Victoria Fox

February, 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, twelve-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother Cliff are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post-girl, carrying secret messages (as she likes to think of the letters) to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own... More >

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Puppy Academy: Pip and the Paw of Friendship & Murphy and the Great Surf Rescue
Gill Lewis
Puppy Academy: Pip and the Paw of Friendship & Murphy and the Great Surf Rescue
Read by Ashleigh Cheadle

Pip is friendly, patient and loyal, that’s why he’s training to be a service dog! The only thing standing in his way is his one weakness: if a ball is thrown, he has to chase it. So when Pip the labrador puppy gets assigned to a young girl in a wheelchair will he prove himself a worthy assistance pup? Puppies to the rescue! Murphy the leonberger puppy faces his biggest challenge when he is sent to... More >

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Dragonsitter Trouble
Josh Lacey
Dragonsitter Trouble
Read by David Thorpe

Dear Uncle Morton, The McDougalls are here. Mr McDougall won’t stop shouting. He has lost three sheep in a week. Now he wants to take your dragons away.’ In these three stories, The Dragonsitter’s Island, The Dragonsitter’s Party and The Dragonsitter to the Rescue, Eddie has yet more trials by fire. This time, he’s dragonsitting on his uncle’s remote Scottish island home, getting some unexpected b... More >

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How to Fool Your Parents
Pete Johnson
How to Fool Your Parents
Read by Joe Coen

What can you do when your parents turn into SUPER-VILLAINS? I just took one tiny POWER NAP in a VERY BORING lesson and they totally over-reacted – banning me from appearing on the most awesome vlog in the universe! I tried everything I could to change their minds – even doing my HOMEWORK! – but NOTHING worked. Then my best friend Maddy told me about a SECRET way to FOOL YOUR PARENTS into doing ANY... More >

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