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Electrigirl

Electrigirl

I used to be plain old ordinary Holly . . . but now I’ve become EXTRAordinary Holly!
Being struck by lightning and getting an amazing superpower wasn’t how Holly thought that her day would go. But now it’s happened, she might as well make the most of it . . . if only she could work out how to stop blowing everything up!

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Happyville High: Geek Tragedy

Happyville High: Geek Tragedy

Happyville High may seem like the perfect school, but scratch beneath the surface and there’s something really weird going on . . . When the popular kids start growing extra-long spaghetti arms it’s time for super nerds-Tyler, Dylan, and Ashley-to use their geek powers to save the day! Laugh-out-loud fun from bestselling author Tom McLaughlin.

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Nancy Parker’s Chilling Conclusions

Nancy Parker’s Chilling Conclusions

Nancy Parker has a new job, she’s accompanying her old school teacher Miss Lamb as a ladies’ maid to Midwinter Manor. But things take a turn for the worst when Nancy discovers a dead body in the library. With a house full of strange guests, who could possibly be the murderer?

Suitable for age 9–12.

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Nancy Parker’s Spooky Speculations

Nancy Parker’s Spooky Speculations

Nancy Parker, keen observer of human nature, is back! She has a great new job as general servant, but as the days darken Nancy begins to hear bumps in the night. These ghostly goings-on must be investigated, and who better to do it than Nancy and her old ally, Ella? But what dangers will they find as they delve deeper into the mystery?

Suitable for age 9–12.

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Night Speakers

Night Speakers

Elena, Matt, and Tima wake up at exactly the same time, every night. It’s becoming too much to bear, until they find each other. And then they discover what else they share: they have the power to speak any language; they can even communicate with animals. And what they learn with this power has the potential to change their lives forever . . .

Suitable for age 9+

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Nixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

Nixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

Snow days are for sledging, skating and snowball battles and no-one is safe from Nixie’s expertly aimed snowballs or her mischievous wonky wand. But one fairy is missing out on all of the fun, where is Fidget the butterfly fairy? It’s up to Nixie to find her and prove that she’s not such a bad, bad fairy but a rather ingenious one!

Suitable for age 5+.

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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

When Phileas Fogg takes on the challenge to travel around the world in eighty days, he knows that it’s a tall order. Little does he know what is waiting for him along the way … Accompanied by his servant Passepartout, he sets out on the journey of a lifetime. But with a deluded policeman in hot pursuit, and an Indian princess to rescue, how can the dashing Phileas possibly make it back to London in time?

Suitable for age 8–9 years

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Riddle of the Runes

Riddle of the Runes

The Viking town of Kilsgard has its fair share of mysteries and in this exciting new series, young investigator and shield maiden Alva follows the clues to solve them. Fierce, stubborn, and curious-Alva’s bound to get in trouble along the way, but all that matters is being first to the crime scene.

Suitable for age 9+.

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Roald Dahl’s Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Roald Dahl’s Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by the world’s No 1 Storyteller, from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. It is the perfect introduction to get children making up their own words and learning how language works – having fun and being bold with words starts here.

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