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Laugh-out-loud with the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid phenomena and dive into a 6-book collection of hysterical stories!When Greg Heffley is thrown into a new year AND a new school, he soon realises that the under-sized weaklings are doomed from the get go!Read along with exclusive access to Greg's diary where he makes note of the dramas of sharing the corridors with much taller, meaner kids... who have even started growing facial hair! Containing books 1-6 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling series, this extremely amusing collection belongs on every young trouble-maker's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama! Titles in this collection:• Diary of a Wimpy Kid• Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Rodrick Rules• Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Last Straw• Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Dog Days• Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth• Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin FeverProduct Information:• ISBN: 9780241378601• Author: Jeff Kinney• Publisher: Penguin• Format: Paperback - Collection• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 9cm

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Comedian David Baddiel writes children's fiction that is laugh-out-loud funny and gripping from first page to last and this collection contains three of his novels... Including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning The Parent Agency! It's a must for fans of David Walliams! Included in this title: AniMalcolm The Parent Agency The Person Controller Product Information: • ISBN: 9780007963034 • Author: David Baddiel • Publisher: Harper Collins • Format: Paperback • Dimensions: 19 x 12 x 4cm

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Get ready for two action-packed adventures with all your favourite Avengers!  Will Ant-Man and Wasp be able to defeat the evil Scarlet Beetle, and when Ultron attacks the Internet, who will come to the rescue? Find out in this awesome collection of stories! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789055658 • Author: Autumn Publishing • Publisher: Autumn Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 22 x 15.9 x 0.5cm

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One snowy Christmas a little hedgehog wakes from his deep winter sleep...He's cold - much too cold to go back to sleep!What a treat, then, to be given a snug, woolly red hat from Father Christmas. But no matter how much Little Hedgehog stretches it, his prickles get in the way every time! The perfect read for excited children this Christmas.Product Information:• ISBN: 9781848694774• Author: M Christina Butler { Tina Macnaughton• Publisher: Little Tiger• Format: Paperback• Pages: 28• Dimensions: 28 x 24.5 x 0.3cm

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Freddy is three, and the Second World War begins! All he knows is that his father has gone away and may not be back for some time. We see the war through Freddy's eyes - watching dogfights in the sky, playing war games, and worrying whether he will get a Meccano set for Christmas! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781846470417 • Author: Dennis Hamley • Publisher: Catnip Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 113 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 13 x 1cm

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Stanley has been chosen to receive a medal of honour in the American capital! But in Washington, DC, Stanley gets swept away by a crowd and separated from his family. Now he's on the run in a city filled with monuments - and shadowy figures are on his trail. What's a flat boy to do now? Product Information:• ISBN: 9781405272506• Author: J. Greenhut• Publisher: Egmont• Format: Paperback• Pages: 88• Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 0.6cm

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Tom and Moose find themselves in trouble as they race each other up the mountain. It's up to Fireman Sam to save the day! A fantastic Fireman Sam story! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780603578830• Author: Egmont Publishing• Publisher: Egmont Publishing• Format: Paperback• Pages: 24• Dimensions: 15 x 14 x 0.3cm

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Peter Parker is just an ordinary teenager who lives with his aunt and uncle in New York City... Until a bite from a radioactive spider changes Peter's life forever! Can he harness his web-tastic powers and become a Super Hero? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789056167 • Author: Autumn Publishing  • Publisher: Autumn Publishing  • Format: Hardback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 22 x 15 x 0.5cm

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The Romans conquered Britain a very long time ago... before underpants had been invented! They built fine houses and straight roads, as well as encouraging the Celts to take baths. But not everyone liked the Romans... lots of people fought back! However, there was no one more stubbornly than Queen Goodica's youngest daughter Roodica the Rude! And it is Roodica's birthday when her plans are ruined. Everyone has been invited to a party for Magnus Maximus instead, but that isn't going to stand in Roodica's way! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781846471445• Author: Margaret Ryan• Publisher: Catnip Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 79• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 1cm

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Luke's dad has bought a lot of gadgets recently and not one of them works as it's supposed to. Maybe it's because a machine-from-the-future is stalking Bromley, playing havoc with all the tech and trying to stop Star Lad going on a date. Could this be the Rise of the Machines? Luke knows what he must do - he just needs his fellow SCARF members to help, or it will be the end of everything... Product Information: ISBN: 9780857639929 Author: David Solomons Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd Format: Paperback Pages: 282 Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.9 x 2.9cm

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After years of early morning training and more jumps than she can count, Esperanza's dream of figure skating at the Olympic is coming true at last! But with the excitement of an Olympic slot comes new attention - and BIG distractions. Suddenly Espi can't go out with her friends, or even out her back door, without reporters and autograph-seekers following her every move. Hunter Wills, the men's figure skating champion, seems to be flirting with her, even as the press matches her up with Danny Morrison, the youngest - and maybe cutest - member of the U.S. hockey team. In the midst of all this, Espi is trying to master an impossible secret jump that just might be her key to a medal. Can she focus enough to shut out the drama, find her edge over the competition, and make the Olympics as golden as her dreams? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781407146577 • Author: Donna Freitas • Publisher: Scholastic • Format: Paperback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 2.1 cm

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Long ago, when wolves and bears roamed the land, and before underpants had bee invented, the Romans conquered Britain. ROMANS 1 - CELTS 0! The Romans built fine houses and straight roads, they encouraged the Celts to take baths. But not everyone liked the Romans. Lots of people fought back. No one more stubbornly than Queen Goodica's youngest daughter Roodica the Rude! If there's one thing Roodica hates it's spying, sneeky snots. So when Copius Mucus enters the children's chariot race, she just has to beat him! Product Information: ISBN: 9781846470738 Author: Margaret Ryan Publisher: Catnip Publishing Ltd Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Dimensions: 19.8 x 14.6 x 0.7cm

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Discover the magical world of Disney in this collectible series of timeless tales from the world's most popular animation studio. Inquisitive young deer Bambi has a lot to discover about life in the forest. With his new friends Thumper, a rabbit, and Flower, a skunk, he learns the value of friendship and that his beautiful forest home can also be a place of danger. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789052381 • Author: Autumn Publishing • Publisher: Autumn Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 72 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 23.2 x 1.6cm

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Brer Rabbit will never learn! He loves to play jokes, tricks and set traps for his friends – but once in a while, they beat him at his own game! These timeless stories of the briar patch trickster are re-told in Blyton’s hugely popular and successful style. In this Brer Rabbit story, listeners can enjoy all the magic, fun and adventure one can be guaranteed of when they open a Blyton classic. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781486260270• Author: Enid Blyton• Publisher: Bolinda Audio• Format: CD• Read by: Alan Davies• Discs: 4• Dimensions: 13.5 x 15 x 2.5cm

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When Rebecca wades into the witch's pond after a row with her best friend Sarah, she meets a very unusual new friend – a huge, warty toad! And Glubbslyme is no ordinary toad. Hundreds of years old, he can talk and – best of all – he can work magic. Maybe, just maybe, he can help Rebecca be best friends with Sarah again? Product Information:• ISBN: 9781486235605• Author: Jacqueline Wilson• Publisher: Bolinda Audio• Format: MP3 CD• Read by: Sandi Toksvig• Discs: 1• Dimensions: 12.5 x 14 x 1cm

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Rose loves watching videos and is sat in front of the telly ALL the time. So when the video player breaks, it's a total nightmare! But then a very mysterious repair man comes to fix it. He gives Rose the power to forward and rewind her life and then Rose sees what really happens to someone who spends all their time in front of the TV... Product Information:• ISBN: 9781486236442• Author: Jacqueline Wilson• Publisher: Bolinda Audio• Format: MP3 CD• Read by: Kim Hicks• Discs: 1• Dimensions: 12.5 x 14 x 1cm

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I'm Sadie and I'm nearly nine. Mum's a childminder, but she doesn't have to mind me. I can mind myself, easy-peasy. Lucky for Mum, because now she's got the flu, so I've got to mind her – and help with all the babies! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781486237289• Author: Jacqueline Wilson• Publisher: Bolinda Audio• Format: MP3 CD• Read by: Sophie Aldred• Discs: 1• Dimensions: 12.5 x 14 x 1cm

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A collection of 100 inspiring, moving and poignant short stories, submitted to the 500 Words: Black Lives Matter competition which ran on Virgin Radio in July 2020. 500 Words: Black Lives Matter features a foreword from Chris Evans, analysis of the writing from Oxford University Press and writing tips from judges Malorie Blackman, Charlie Higson, Francesca Simon and Frank Cottrell-Boyce. 500 Words has a rich 10-year heritage, giving children of all ethnicities and backgrounds a platform to express their imaginations and creativity through storytelling. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787419605 • Author: Various • Publisher: Studio Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.4 cm

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