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  • The Topsy Turvies

    Francesca Simon, Keren Ludlow

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 1, 1999)
    This laugh-out-loud picture book follows Mr. and Mrs. Topsy-Turvy and their children Fern and Vern as they babysit little Lucy, soon having the young girl drawing on the floor and watching TV standing on her head. Reprint.
  • Elephant and the Bad Baby

    Elfrida Vipont, Raymond Briggs

    Paperback (Puffin, Jan. 5, 1971)
    The Elephant and the Bad Baby is the classic story from Elfrida Vipont and Raymond Briggs. The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the road shouting and waving. All ends well as the Bad Baby learns to say 'Please' and his mother makes pancakes for everyone. Elfrida Vipont worked as a teacher, singer and writer. She wrote over 30 books and won the Carnegie Medal in 1950 for Lark on the Wing. Raymond Briggs has produced wonderful children's books including the classic titles The Snowman, Father Christmas and When the Wind Blows - all made into immensely successful films. Raymond lives in Sussex. Look out for these other titles by Raymond Briggs: The Snowman; The Elephant and the Bad Baby; Father Christmas; Fungus the Bogeyman; Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library; The Father Christmas it's a Bloomin' Terrible Joke Book; Jim and the Beanstalk; Father Christmas Goes on Holiday
  • Artemis Fowl

    Eoin Colfer

    eBook (Puffin, June 3, 2010)
    Join the world of Artemis Fowl, the number one bestseller by Eoin Colfer.AT JUST TWELVE YEARS OLD, ARTEMIS FOWL IS A CRIMINAL GENIUS.No scheme is too dastardly, no plot too devious. And he's just discovered that fairies are real.Poor fairies.But these are not the cuddly creatures of bedtime stories. They are armed. They are dangerous. And when Artemis captures Captain Holly Short for her fairy gold, he messes with the wrong elf.Holly isn't armed but she's incredibly dangerous, and pretty annoyed with all the kidnapping.Artemis Fowl is about to find out that fairies fight back . . .Let the misadventure begin.'Fast-paced, tongue in cheek . . . laugh-out-loud' - Sunday Times'A huge hit' - The Guardian'Artemis is a brilliant creation' - Anthony Horowitz***Winner of the WHSmith Children's Book of the Year Award and Children's Book of the Year at the Children's Book Awards. Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award.***
  • Kidnapped

    Robert Louis Stevenson, Robbie Coltrane, Puffin

    Audible Audiobook (Puffin, Dec. 17, 2019)
    Penguin presents the abridged audiobook edition of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Robbie Coltrane. When young David Balfour's father dies and leaves him in poverty, he tracks down his Uncle Ebenezer to seek his inheritance. But his uncle is a mean, nasty man with a dark family secret. David finds himself in terrible danger when he is kidnapped and taken prisoner on board a ship bound for slavery.
  • The Hidden Oracle

    Rick Riordan

    eBook (Puffin, May 3, 2016)
    The latest series from international bestselling author, Rick Riordan He was once an immortal God. Now, he's a teenage boy called Lester. Apollo has angered his father Zeus for the last time. So, how do you punish an immortal?By making him human. Obviously. Cast down from Olympus, he's weak, disorientated and stuck in New York City as a teenage boy. It's the first time he's been without his powers, and he has to survive in the modern world.Which isn't an easy feat for a four-thousand-year old deity, especially one with as many enemies as he has. Apollo needs help, and he can only think of one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood. __________More books by Rick Riordan:The Percy Jackson series:Percy Jackson and the Lightning ThiefPercy Jackson and the Sea of MonstersPercy Jackson and the Titan's CursePercy Jackson and the Battle of the LabyrinthPercy Jackson and the Last OlympianPercy Jackson: The Demigod FilesThe Heroes of Olympus series:The Lost HeroThe Son Of NeptuneThe Mark of AthenaThe Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod FilesThe Kane Chronicles series:The Red PyramidThe Throne of FireThe Serpent's ShadowThe Magnus Chase Series:Magnus Chase and the Sword of SummerMagnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead
  • Endless Steppe

    Esther Hautzig

    Paperback (PUFFIN, Aug. 4, 2016)
    Endless Steppe
  • The Ring of Sky

    Chris Bradford

    language (Puffin, Aug. 2, 2012)
    Packed with historical action-adventure, the eighth and final book in Chris Bradford's blockbuster Young Samurai series reaches a thrilling conclusion.JACK FLETCHER IS RUNNING FOR HIS LIFE The port of Nagasaki is within reach, but the Shogun's samurai are closing in fast for the kill. So too is Jack's old school rival, Kazuki. Every road is blocked and every mountain pass guarded as Jack makes his final dash for safety. But with all of Japan hunting him, he's going need a miracle to survive. And even if he reaches the end of the road, will there be a ship bound for home? Or will he be burned at the stake first? Only the Ring of Sky knows his fate...'A fantastic adventure that floors the reader on page one and keeps them there until the end' - Eoin Colfer
  • Soon

    Morris Gleitzman

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 6, 2015)
    The war has officially ended, but the streets are still a battleground—for food, for shelter, for protection. Felix is in hiding to stay safe, but has been left holding the baby—literally. Feliz vows protect the infant, just as a few incredible people saved him from the Holocaust. This immensely affecting story will move readers of all ages and will be welcomed by the many Holocaust educators who use Once, Now, Then and After with upper primary and lower secondary children.
  • Wonky Donkey

    Charlotte Hough

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 30, 1975)
    The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley Paperback
  • Super Duper You

    Sophy Henn

    Paperback (Puffin, May 2, 2019)
    I've known you since you started.I've seen a thing or two . . .. . . or three or four or five or six!In fact, I've seen a few . . .Sometimes we are loud, sometimes we are quiet, sometimes bold and clanky, sometimes soft and cuddly. Sophy Henn celebrates all the different, extraordinary and sometimes contradictory things we are in this joyful and colourful rhyming picture book. Perfect to read aloud - and then read again, and again!
  • Diary of Greg Heffley's Best Friend: World Book Day 2019

    Jeff Kinney

    Paperback (Puffin, Feb. 28, 2019)
    Greg Heffley's best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has been stood on the side-lines for too long. This World Book Day he is taking centre stage, and writing a journal that's all about him. (Oh, except he will also be acting as Greg's biographer, as one day Greg will be rich and famous.) The only thing is, Rowley isn't really up to the job as biographer, and it turns into a hilarious rambling mess! This HUGELY EXCITING Wimpy Kid World Book Day book is the opening to the BRAND NEW Wimpy Kid story by Jeff Kinney, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, available 9th April! Rowley's journal is a new window into the Wimpy World, and one fans won't want to miss!
  • A Spoonful of Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery

    Robin Stevens, Nina Tara

    eBook (Puffin, Feb. 8, 2018)
    Shortlisted in the Children's Category in the National Book Awards 2018! It's the sixth murder mystery for The Detective Society! This time though, one of them is the suspect... Carries the Murder Most Unladylike mysteries into new heights . . . meticulously plotted and consistently delightful, and I can't recommend it enough (New Statesman)Superb (Telegraph)-----When Hazel Wong's beloved grandfather passes away, Daisy Wells is all too happy to accompany her friend (and Detective Society Vice President) to Hazel's family estate in beautiful, bustling Hong Kong. But when they arrive they discover something they didn't expect: there's a new member of the Wong family. Daisy and Hazel think baby Teddy is enough to deal with, but as always the girls are never far from a mystery.Tragedy strikes very close to home, and this time Hazel isn't just the detective. She's been framed for murder! The girls must work together like never before, confronting dangerous gangs, mysterious suspects and sinister private detectives to solve the murder and clear Hazel's name - before it's too late . . .