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  • My Cat Likes To Hide in Boxes

    Eve Sutton, Lynley Dodd

    Paperback (Puffin, April 27, 2010)
    Lots of cats all around the world do exciting things like fly aeroplanes or play the violin - but my cat, an ordinary round-the-house cat, likes to hide in boxes. Children will love joining in with this fun rhyming story that is just right for beginner readers.
  • Sami's Silver Lining

    Cathy Cassidy, Erin Keen

    Paperback (Puffin, )
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  • Danny the Champion of the World

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

    eBook (Puffin, Sept. 6, 2007)
    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!Danny lives in a gipsy caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had.All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit.So one day, Danny and his father concoct a daring plot that will give the old blue-faced baboon Victor Hazell the greatest shock of his life - so long as they don't get caught ...Now you can listen to DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
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  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

    Jeff Kinney

    eBook (Puffin, Oct. 31, 2012)
    Rodrick Rules is the hilarious sequel to bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Perfect for readers of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans out there. Rodrick Rules was also a major movie hit at the box-office and the rib-tickling third Wimpy Kid movie, Dog Days released in the UK in August 2012. All the Diary of a Wimpy Kid titles are now available in ebook!Whatever you do, don't ask Greg about his summer vacation because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it . . .It's a brand-new year and a brand-new journal and Greg is keen to put the humiliating (and secret!) events of last summer firmly behind him. But someone knows everything - someone whose job it is to most definitely not keep anything embarrassing of Greg's private - his big brother, Rodrick. How can Greg make it through this new school year with his not-quite-cool reputation intact?Praise for Jeff Kinney and the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series:'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series' - Sun'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent'Hilarious!' - Sunday Telegraph'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - The Big IssueAs well as being an international bestselling author, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, poptropica where you can also find the Wimpy Kid island. He was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2009. He lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.
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  • Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights

    N J Dawood, William Harvey

    eBook (Puffin, Sept. 26, 1996)
    Some of the best-loved stories in the world, originating in Persia, India and Arabia, retold especially for children.
  • One Of Us Is Lying

    Karen McManus

    Paperback (Puffin, July 25, 2017)
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Five students go to detention. Only four leave alive. For fans of Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, this is the perfect high school thriller. Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule. Sports star Cooper only knows what he's doing in the baseball diamond. Bad boy Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime. Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life. And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious gossip app at Bayview High, won't ever talk about any of them again. He dies 24 hours before he could post their deepest secrets online. Investigators conclude it's no accident. All of them are suspects. Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you'll go to protect them.
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  • Peepo!

    Janet Ahlberg, Allan Ahlberg

    Board book (Puffin, May 24, 2011)
    PEEPO! has become a classic for babies and toddlers. It follows a baby through the day in a style full of wit, charm and ingenuity. A series of holes peeping through to the next page leads the child on to the next stage in the day, giving a hint of what is to come. An original book that has long delighted young children - and their parents!
  • George's Marvellous Medicine

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

    eBook (Puffin, Sept. 6, 2007)
    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!In this popular Dahl story, George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits.Now you can listen to GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
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  • The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance

    Clare Balding, Puffin

    Audiobook (Puffin, June 13, 2019)
    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance written and read by Clare Balding. Charlie's racehorse has certainly earned the name Noble Warrior: he won the Derby against all odds and bested a bunch of nasty kidnappers. But now Noddy is facing his greatest challenge yet. Charlie's best friend Polly is still recovering from an accident that left her almost paralysed. But Polly has a real talent with horses - and she and Charlie are determined not to let it go to waste. Can the two best friends find a way to make Polly's equestrian dreams come true, and forge a new path for the racehorse who wouldn't gallop?
  • Good Wives

    Louisa May Alcott

    eBook (Puffin, June 4, 2015)
    Good Wives is the second story about the March family.Three years on from Little Women, the March girls and their friend Laurie are young adults with their futures ahead of them. Although they all face painful trials along the way - from Meg's sad lesson in housekeeping to Laurie's disappointment in love and a tragedy which touches them all - each of the girls finally finds happiness, if not always in the way they expect.The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more..Also in Puffin Classics: Little Women, Little Men and Jo's Boys.
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  • Arabel and Mortimer Stories

    Joan Aiken

    Paperback (Puffin, June 6, 2019)
    Arabel and her notorious raven Mortimer make a welcome return to the Puffin nest!When Arabel's father, Ebenezer Jones, drives his taxi home late one night he comes across 'a large black bird, with a hairy fringe around its beak.' He takes it home and from that moment on, life is never the same again for the Jones family. Arabel's raven is called Mortimer - and he's one in a million. 'Nevermore!' he cries when astonished or upset, 'Down the hatch' he thinks before gobbling bowler hats, stairs, telephones. He dislikes flying except in emergencies, and with disaster-prone Mortimer around there are plenty of those. There are six hilarious stories in this classic collection by the much-loved storyteller Joan Aiken and renowned illustrator Quentin Blake.Including: ARABEL'S RAVEN; THE ESCAPED BLACK MAMBA; THE BREAD BIN; MORTIMER'S TIE; MORTIMER AND THE SWORD EXCALILBUR and THE SPIRAL STAIR.
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  • Murder Most Unladylike

    Robin Stevens

    Paperback (Puffin, Sept. 27, 2016)
    When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their very own secret detective agency at Deepdean School for Girls, they struggle to find any truly exciting mysteries to investigate. (Unless you count the case of Lavinia's missing tie. Which they don't.) Then Hazel discovers the Science Mistress, Miss Bell, lying dead in the Gym. She assumes it was a terrible accident - but when she and Daisy return five minutes later, the body has disappeared. Now Hazel and Daisy not only have a murder to solve: they have to prove one happened in the first place. Determined to get to the bottom of the crime before the killer strikes again (and before the police can get there first, naturally), Hazel and Daisy must hunt for evidence, spy on their suspects and use all the cunning and intuition they can muster. But will they succeed? And can their friendship stand the test? 'Ripping good fun' The Times 'A skilful blend of golden era crime novel and boarding school romp . . . The novel works both as an affectionate satire and an effective murder mystery, and Stevens can go places Enid Blyton never dreamt of . . . Top class' Financial Times 'Plotting is what sets this book apart; this is about who was where at the time of the murder, and it's about finding the chink in the alibi' Telegraph
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