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Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers

Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers
Elen Caldecott

Bloomsbury Children's
ISBN: 9781408847527

A new series, Marsh Road Mysteries, by award-winning author Elen Caldecott, will begin in the spring. Read a chapter here and find out about a group of friends who solve mysteries in their neighbourhood.


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The Lost Children

The Lost Children
Gilian Philip

Orchard Books
ISBN: 9781408330180

When Molly and her little brother Jack visit relatives on Ravenstorm Island, Molly feels on edge and wonders about the strange statues of children around the island. But things become worse when Jack disappears - and no one else on the island remembers he


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Shouldn't You Be in School?

Shouldn't You Be in School?
Lemony Snicket

Egmont Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405256230

Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson in Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? And why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Read an extract.


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The Rising

The Rising
Tom Moorhouse

Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192734822

When their uncle Sylvan pays an unexpected visit, young water voles Kale and Strife know something exciting must be about to happen. But when they follow him to discover what that is, they soon find themselves in terrible danger.


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Must Be Washed Separately

Must Be Washed Separately
Jonathan Meres

Orchard Books
ISBN: 9781408329511

As if a trip to see his perfect cousins isn't bad enough, it turns out they have got the brand new Call Of Mortal Battle! Not that Norm could play anyway what with being banned off Xbox due to a curious incident of a stinky dog at bath time...


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Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Chris Riddell

Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9780230759824

Preparations for the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party are under way and Ada has her hands full, with Maltravers, the indoor gamekeeper, acting suspiciously, while Ghastly-Gorm has received a marriage proposal. And has everyone really forgotten her birthday?!


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The Time-Travelling Sandwich Bites Back

The Time-Travelling Sandwich Bites Back
Matt Brown

Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781409567783

Compton Valance can travel through time using a stinky sandwich. But his evil brother Bravo has stolen the sandwich and is biting his way through time, causing chaos. Can Compton stop Bravo before time runs out and the universe implodes?! Extract.


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Uprooted - a Canadian War Story

Uprooted - a Canadian War Story
Lynne Reid Banks

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780007589432

In 1940 as war rages across Europe, ten-year-old Lindy leaves England and makes the long journey to Saskatoon, Canada, along with her Mother and her cousin Cameron. They may be far from the war but they are also far from home and everyone they know... Ext


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The Case of the Bogus Detective

The Case of the Bogus Detective
Caroline Lawrence

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
ISBN: 9781444001723

When PK Pinkerton's father arrives in Wild West Virginia City, the young detective's life is thrown upside down - can she prove herself to her private eye pa?


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Witchworld

Witchworld
Emma Fischel

Nosy Crow Ltd
ISBN: 9780857634177

Flo Skritchett is a witch and lives happily in Witchworld with her mum and sister, until the day her grandmother flies in to town and warns Witchworld of an impending Ghoul Attack - and no one believes her... Extract.


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Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie: The One with the Zealous Zombees

Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie: The One with the Zealous Zombees
Jeff Norton

Faber Children's Books
ISBN: 9780571308095

Adam's family gets the fright of their lives when he turns up at their door... three months after his funeral. He's come back as a zombie, and is doing his best to fit in at school but the undead have a few surprises in store....! Extract.


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Central Park Showdown

Central Park Showdown
Sheila Agnew

O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781847175595

Evie's new life in America is thrown into turmoil when her father arrives from Australia and starts a custody battle for her. Extract.


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Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon

Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon
Sarah Courtauld

Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781447255550

Meet Eliza, who dreams of becoming a hero, and her sister Lavender, who wants to be a princess. When Lavender gets kidnapped, the sisters face a host of deadly enemies - including a fiersome moat-dragon who is a little bit peckish for a child-sized snack.


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The Boundless

The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel

David Fickling Books
ISBN: 9781910200100

During an epic journey across Canada on an incredible seven-mile-long train called The Boundless, Will witnesses a murder. He joins a circus troupe who help him to save the train - and the secret treasures it holds. Ages 10+. Extract.


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Boyface and the Tartan Badger

Boyface and the Tartan Badger
James Campbell

Hodder Children's Books
ISBN: 9781444918045

Boyface Antelope has been given a tartan badger for his birthday - possibly the worst pets in the world. But even so, when the tartan badger is stolen, Boyface knows he has to get him back. But who could the thief be?


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