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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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When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure - there'll be adventures waiting whatever happens. Included in this title: The Enchanted Wood The Magic Faraway Tree The Folk of the Faraway Tree Product Information: ISBN: 9781444961591 Author: Enid Blyton Publisher: Hachette Children's Books Format: Book Collection Dimensions: 20.2 x 14.2  x 4cm

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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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Enter the epic world of Marvel Avengers with this exciting collection of Super Hero adventures. Whenever the planet is under threat from evil Super Villains, Earth calls upon its Mightiest Heroes to bring peace and restore order to the world. Join Captain America, Thor, Hulk and all their Super Hero friends as they battle Loki, Thanos, Ultron and the Klaw to defeat tyranny and keep Earth safe! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789058468 • Author: Autumn Publishing • Publisher: Autumn Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 72 • Dimensions: 19 x 1.2 x 23 cm

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Join all of your favourite Magic Kittens in this fantastic sparkling 10 Book Collection! From Firelight Friends, Seaside Mystery, A Shimmering Splash to A Christmas Surprise, this Magic Kitten Collection is the must-have bedtime read all year around, for all little cat-lovers! Included in this title: Magic Kitten: Sparkling Steps Magic Kitten: Seaside Mystery Magic Kitten: A Christmas Surprise Magic Kitten: A Shimmering Splash Magic Kitten: Firelight Friends Magic Kitten: Picture Perfect Magic Kitten: Moonlight Mischief Magic Kitten: A Puzzle of Paws Magic Kitten: A Splash of Forever Magic Kitten: Double Trouble Product Information: ISBN: 9780241507322 Author: Sue Bentley Publisher: Turtleback Books Format: Book Collection Dimensions: 19.5 x 13.9 x 2.5cm

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Join all of your favourite Magic Puppy in this fantastic sparkling 10 Book Collection! From Classroom Princess, School of Mischeif, Party Dreams, Snowy Wishes or Friendship Forever, this Magic Puppy Collection is the must-have bedtime read all year around, for all little pup-lovers! Included in this title: Magic Puppy: A Forest Charm Magic Puppy: Friendship Forever Magic Puppy: Classroom Princess Magic Puppy: Party Dreams Magic Puppy: School of Mischief Magic Puppy: Cloud Capers Magic Puppy: Spellbound at School Magic Puppy: Snowy Wishes Magic Puppy: Muddy Paws Magic Puppy: A New Beginning Product Information: ISBN: 9780241507445 Author: Sue Bentley Publisher: Turtleback Books Format: Book Collection Dimensions: 19.5 x 13.9 x 2.5cm

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With a little imagination, anything is possible! From blasting off into space and performing on stage, to creating whacky inventions and exploring new places, find out what two little children want to be when they're all grown up in this charming story. This paperback book has 24 pages and measures: 25 x 25 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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What if Wonderland was in peril and Alice was very late? Eighteen-year-old Alice is very different to the other ladies in Kexford. She enjoys spending afternoons with her trusty camera, ignoring pressure from her sister to become a 'respectable' member of society. But when the familiar faces of the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the Caterpillar begin appearing in her photographs, Alice finds herself returning to the place of nonsense from her childhood to stop the Queen's tyrannical rule before the End of Time. Product Information: ISBN: 9781839031175 Author: Igloo Books Publisher: Igloo Books Format: Paperback Pages: 512 Dimensions: 14.5 x 19.3 x 2.4cm

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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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'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? ‘Remarkable . . . It has the power to move hearts and change minds’ ― Guardian Product Information: • ISBN: 9780552565974 • Author: R J Palacio • Publisher: Corgi Childrens • Format: Paperback • Pages: 316 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2 cm

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Mr Gum's back! But what's he up to this time? Oh, dreadful things my friends, dreadful things indeed. It seems he's found himself a brand new treat - rancid kebabs just dripping with dirty grey sauce. And he just can't get enough of them. He's gotta have more! More! Less! I mean, More! But not everyone's too happy about Mr Gum's new dinnertime arrangements and soon the town of Lamonic Bibber is gearing up for war. Can Polly and her friends save the town from being torn apart? Will Mr Gum's hunger ever be satisfied? And who on earth is Thora Gruntwinkle? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781405274975 • Author: Andy Stanton • Publisher: Egmont Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 18.3 x 13 x 1.9cm

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Sam had a very ordinary life, until Oscar the dog arrived on his doorstep. Because Oscar has a big secret – he can talk!  Oscar usually has a lot to say on any subject, but in this book something makes him speechless . . . a CAT has moved in next door! And Carmen the pampered feline is almost as much of a nightmare neighbor as her owner, Mrs Bentley-Wallop.  But Sam and Oscar have bigger things to worry about. When a jewel thief strikes, it's time for the daring duo to turn detective . . . Can they sniff out the culprit before it's too late? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781405287241 • Author: Alan MacDonald • Publisher: Egmont • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.3cm

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Kitty is magical! Kitty can turn into a cat! But with this power comes a special role: Kitty is the Guardian of the local Cat Council and must help the cats find the purrfect solution to their feline problems. Kitty has noticed that Emerald, one of the cats in the neighbourhood, is acting very strangely - like she's got a secret! With a little help from her friend Misty, Kitty discovers that Emerald is looking after two adorable stray kittens - Frost and Snowdrop! It's up to Kitty to help these kittens find their owner. But there's a scary fox in town and it looks like it's going to snow. Can Kitty help the kittens in time? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781408887684 • Author: Ella Moonheart • Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 0.9 cm

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Piggy Handsome is a very confident guinea pig with a hugely inflated ego - he hails from a long line of very famous guinea pigs. But sadly Handsome still hasn't achieved world renown. Well, now he has a new plan to get his name on the tv - he'll be someone's hero! When pushing Jeff Budgie off a roof and 'saving' him fails spectacularly, Handsome is at his wits' end. Little does he know, however, that the dastardly Dixons have escaped prison and are seeking revenge for their capture. What's more, Dan and Dolly's ghastly greed has led them to kidnapping, and now someone really DOES need saving! Can Piggy Handsome save the day for real? And will it earn him the fame he so desperately desires? Product Information:• ISBN: 9780571327560• Author: Pip Jones• Publisher: Faber and Faber• Format: Paperback• Pages: 192• Dimensions: 129 x 198 x 13mm

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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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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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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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Can Becks piece the jigsaw together and find her sister before Silva loses herself? Becks is into girls but didn't come out because she was never in. She lives with her mum, stepdad and eighteen-year-old Silva, her stepdad's daughter. Becks and Silva are opposites, but bond over their mutual obsession with K-pop. When Becks' mum and stepdad go on honeymoon to Japan, Becks and Silva are left alone. Except, Silva disappears. Becks ventures into the forbidden territory of Silva's room and finds the first of eight clues that help her discover her sister's secret life. Meanwhile, Silva is on a journey. A journey to make someone love her. He says he doesn't, but he's just joking. All she has to do is persuade him otherwise... Product Information: ISBN: 9781444954746 Author: Patrice Lawrence Publisher: Hachette Children's Group Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Dimensions: 19.6 x 25.6 x 1.6cm

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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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