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The Famous Five Collection 2: Books 4-6

The Famous Five Collection 2: Books 4-6

Enid Blyton

The Famous Five celebrated 70 years in print in 2012 - but the celebrations are still continuing! Everyone loves reading the adventures of Dick, Anne, Julian, George and, of course, Timmy!

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The Gathering

The Gathering

Isobelle Carmody

Winner of the CBCA of the Year: Older ReadersWhen Nathanial and his mother move to the quiet, safe streets of Cheshunt, he immediately senses something wrong. Violent gangs patrol the streets, feral dogs roam at night, and the...

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Phoebe and Her Unicorn

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

Dana Simpson

It all started when Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face.

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Sabriel

Sabriel

Garth Nix

For many years Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But now her father, the Mage Abhorsen, is missing, and to find him...

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 Read reviewThe Little White Horse

The Little White Horse

Elizabeth Goudge

When orphan Maria arrives at Moonacre Manor, she feels as if she's come home. Her new guardian is kind and funny, and everyone there is like an old friend. But beneath the beauty and comfort lies a tragedy. Maria is determined to...

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A Little Bush Maid

A Little Bush Maid

Mary Grant Bruce

An Australian childrens' classic about life on a ranch around the same time of A Little Florida Lady, with a similarly plucky tomboy heroine. More classic at iboo.com

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Wintersmith: (Discworld Novel 35)

Wintersmith: (Discworld Novel 35)

Terry Pratchett

When Tiffany Aching - young witch - steps into a dance she shouldn't, the spirit of winter falls in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs, says it with avalanches and showers her with snowflakes - and suddenly winter is...

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The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story

Michael Ende

Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Through the pages of an old book he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great...

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His Dark Materials: Complete trilogy

His Dark Materials: Complete trilogy

Phillip Pullman

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a...

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