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Ross Welford

Look out for a cheese-eating alien, a pet chicken, and a talking spaceship in this fabulous adventure, THE KID WHO CAME FROM SPACE by ROSS WELFORD (HarperCollins Children's Books)! Here, ROSS WELFORD tells us more!



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Orion Lost

Orion Lost
Alastair Chisholm

The transport ship Orion is four months out of Earth when catastrophe strikes - leaving the ship and everyone on board stranded in deep space. Suddenly it's up to... More

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant
Nizrana Farook

Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches... More

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