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The Story of Tracy Beaker
by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt picture of book cover
Humour for ages 7 - 11 published by Yearling
Tracy is keeping a diary about herself and her life in the children's home. She is candid and witty, but desperate to find some new foster parents. She has already had several but they never seemed to want her to stay. When a young writer called Cam comes to visit the children's home, Tracy sees a possible future for herself, all she needs to do is convince everyone else, including Cam. ...more 308/44
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Bumface
by Morris Gleitzman picture of book cover
Humour for ages 10 - 14 published by Puffin Books
Angus dreams of being a brave pirate, called Bumface, but in reality he is a twelve year old school boy who also looks after his younger brother and sister. His life is one long round of childcare and school work. His mother is a busy actress and his father and two step fathers are models and actors. Angus knows he cannot cope anymore, he has no support from any of the parents in his life and is afraid to tell anyone else because of the consequences. Suddenly there is anew man in his mother's life and she starts talking about babies. Angus has got to make sure she doesn't get pregnant again! In his desperate search through family planning clinics and birth control fairs Angus meets a girl called Rindi who seems to be on a similar mission. Angus realises that he is not the only kid with this kind of problem. ...more 245/154
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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, 
Cliffhanger
by Jacqueline Wilson picture of book cover
Humour for ages 7 - 11 published by Corgi Yearling
Tim is nine years old, good in school, but bad at sports. When his dad arranges for him to away on an adventure holiday he is terrified. The other children all seem so capable and some of them are very unfriendly. Will Tim survive the abseiling and canoeing? Will his team win and be champions? Or will he phone his parents and go home early? ...more 320/44
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George's Marvellous Medicine
by Roald Dahl picture of book cover
Humour for ages 6 - 12 published by Puffin Books
George lives with his awful granny. When he has finally had more than he can stand of her he creates a strange medicine which has weird effects upon all who drink it. ...more 20/4
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The Cat Mummy
by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt picture of book cover
Humour for ages 8 - 10 published by Doubleday
Verity's cat Mabel is very old and boring, but Verity loves her very much she is the only one Verity can talk to about her mum, who died when Verity was born. Sadly Mabel disappears and dad, Gran and Grandad are desperate to find her, Verity is too as she needs to talk to her. However when Verity finds Mabel dead in her wardrobe she feels she cannot tell the others as they have gone to such lengths looking for her. So Verity decides to make Mabel into a Cat Mummy, if only she didn't smell quite so much! ...more 1109/44
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* 8.79, Usually dispatched within 2-3 days
Fighting Fit
by Annie Dalton picture of book cover
Humour for ages 9 - 12 published by Collins
Mel has started working out and it seems to be paying off, Orlando, her big-time crush has noticed her! However it turns out that he wants her to go on a mission with him to Ancient Rome. Still at least she can spend some time with him, whilst they help whoever needs them. But things don't go according to plan, first of all there are lots of other angels going with them, secondly Ancient Rome is a really cruel, evil place and thirdly, Orlando seems very interested in one of the young women they have been sent down to help! What can Mel do? Can she see beyond her own misery to help the team protect three very special people? ...more 1596/552
Flying High
by Annie Dalton picture of book cover
Humour for ages 9 - 12 published by Collins
Mel has been looking forward to Lola's secret birthday party for ages, but at the last minute Michael calls the young angels to go away on a medieval field trip. When they get there they stumble on a time scam which could have serious repercussions for the future. What can Mel do to change something which hasn't even happened yet? ...more 1549/552
Fogging Over
by Annie Dalton picture of book cover
Humour for ages 9 - 12 published by Collins
Her latest mission is in Victorian times and Mel is looking forward to seeing her best mate Lola again after the summer holidays apart. However she gets a nasty shock when she finds out Lola is dating Mel's worst enemy Brice! Not only does he end up going on their mission to Victorian times but it isn't at all what she had been expecting. Life is really horrible for the people they encounter, everywhere is dirty and dark and Jack the Ripper is murdering women down dark alleys.! ...more 1559/552
Matilda
by Roald Dahl picture of book cover
Humour for ages 8 - 12 published by Puffin Books
Matilda has the worst parents in the world, they are mean and nasty and just plain stupid. They don't like the fact that she is bright and honest. However help soon comes to Matilda when she realises that she has some special powers to fight her family with. ...more 22/4
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