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Fire and Hemlock
by Diana Wynne Jones picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 11 - 14 published by Mammoth
A love story weaving reality and fantasy, spanning nine years. Nine years which Polly seems to have removed from the world! ...more 739/1
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 4.79, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Girls Under Pressure
by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt picture of book cover
Real Life Drama for ages 10 - 13 published by Doubleday
Ellie, Magda and Nadine are best friends, always have been always will be. In this second book the girls find themselves facing new pressures from other people, who want them to be things they are not. Ellie is fed up with being the small fat one and so goes on a drastic diet, Nadine gets caught up in the world of the would-be model and Magda finds that boys keep getting the wrong idea about her! ...more 195/44
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 9.34, Usually dispatched within 2-3 days
Guide To The Oceans A Thrilling Journey Into a Watery World
by Frances Dipper picture of book cover
Non-Fiction published by Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Lots of close up photography of the weird and wonderful creatures that live in and on the ocean as well as lots of interesting facts about the sea. We met creatures such as the Tree Fish, Giant Tube Worms as tall as a person and find out about the work of people who study and explore the oceans. ...more 1603/806
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
by J.K. Rowling picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 - 13 published by Bloomsbury
Harry's guardians, the Dursleys, are as mean and stupid as ever, and someone is out to stop him getting back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When he gets there with the help of his friends, he flies straight into adventure after adventure. All the old characters are there, with a few new ones to get to know. ...more 90/100
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* 4.79, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
by J.K. Rowling picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 - 11 published by Bloomsbury
Harry is a living legend: everyone knows this, except the Muggles and Harry himself. He spends the first ten years of his life living a dreary existence with his aunt and uncle. They treat him badly. However on his eleventh birthday, a strange man appears and tells Harry he is a wizard and must go off to Wizard School. Suddenly Harry's awful life changes and his wonderful adventures begin. ...more 89/100
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* 4.79, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Heaven Eyes
by David Almond picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 - 14 published by Hodder
Whitegates is a children's home full of sadness, even Maureen who runs it seems lost and alone in the world. Erin fights the system unwilling to pretend she needs help. Her running away friend is January Carr, they often run away but this time January has built a raft and with little Mouse Gullane they sail off down the river. Stranded in the dark they are rescued on the Black Middens by Heaven Eyes and her Grampa. A strange little girl with webbed hands and a complete innocence of the world, looked after a mad old man. What is the strange story behind this odd couple and what will the three runaways do stranded out on the derelict island across the river. ...more 514/124
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* 3.99, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
I Was a Rat!
by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Peter Bailey 
Humour for ages 7 - 11 published by Doubleday
Bob and Joan name the lost little boy, Roger, having no children of their own they quickly accept his odd habits and lack of knowledge about the world around him. But according to him up until three weeks ago he was a rat! He can't remember exactly what happened but he is eager to please and always tells the truth as best he can. Sadly Roger soon falls from one disaster into another, who can he trust and will Bob and Joan ever be able to find him again? ...more 268/101
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* 9.34, 
Midnight for Charlie Bone
by Jenny Nimmo picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 8 - 14 published by Egmont Children's Books
Charlie Bone has never shown any particular signs of being endowed with magical gifts, until one day he hears the people talking in the photograph he is holding. All of a sudden his horrible grandmother and her sisters descend upon the house and insist he goes to Bloor's Academy, a school for gifted children. Charlie cannot say no because since his father died some years before ha and his mother live on the charity of the Yewbeam side of the family. The photograph seems to be very important and Charlie discovers that the poor baby who was given away in it is actually at the Academy too. Charlie knows that he must go and find the child in the photograph, what he doesn't realise is how very dangerous that is going to be! ...more 1737/8
Midnight Over Sanctaphrax
by Paul Stewart, illustrated by Chris Riddell picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 - 14 published by Doubleday
Searching for his father, Twig discovers that a whirling vortex is returning to bring life back to the Edgelands, but the city of Sanctaphrax is in its way. The city must be destroyed to allow the storm to pass. Trying to leave the storm, the ship is destroyed and the crew are hurled far and wide but much worse for Twig he looses his memory. In searching for his crew will Tig remember the terrible secret he holds locked in his mind? ...more 764/227
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* 8.79, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Tatty Ratty
by Helen Cooper, illustrated by Helen Cooper picture of book cover
Early Years for ages 1 - 5 published by Doubleday
When Molly leaves Tatty Ratty on the bus, he begins a wonderful adventure to return home to her, but will mom and dad know where to find him? ...more 1371/88
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* 7.99, 

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