PLAGUE: A Cross on the Door

In the hot summer of 1665 the plague comes to London. Nine-year-old Sam is a servant boy with no family of his own. When his master dies, Sam is locked up in the empty building with a cross on the door to mark it as a plague house, and only his master’s dog, Budge, for company. Can Sam and Budge escape? And if they do, where can they go and how will they survive?

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THE GREAT FIRE: A City in Flames

Last year was the hardest of Sam’s life. He and his dog Budge survived the plague, but Sam lost his friends, his master and his home. Luckily, he’s been taken in as a servant by the Giraud family – though André, the Girauds’ son, doesn’t make life easy. One night a fire breaks out in Pudding Lane. Before anyone fully realises what’s happening, London’s burning. Now it’s time for Sam to prove what he’s really worth – if he can get out alive…

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The Sand Horse

The story of a sand horse on St Ives beach who longs to join the white horses out at sea.

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The Sleeping Beauty

A re-telling of a classic fairy tale.

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The Last Wolf

The last wolf in the kingdom is dying, and the king is in despair. He remembers how the wolf packs once howled in the moonlight, and he calls on the moon to help him. Can the moon save Grey Wolf?

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Too Tired

“Wake up! Wake up!” shout the toucans to the sloths. “The Ark is here. You must get aboard.” But the sloths are too tired to move, and the water is rising fast. Will Noah and the animals rescue them in time?

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The Tapestry Cats

The princess lives with her mother, the queen, who always knows what is best for her – and that doesn’t include a pet cat. But on an ancient tapestry the princess finds two embroidered cats. She names them Gold and Silver. If only they were real…

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A Flying Day

It may be a drying day for the tablecloth and the net curtains, but it’s a flying day for the adventurous shirt…

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There’s a Monster Under my Bed

Little Brother doesn’t like the monster under his bed. It whisks and whooshes, rampages and riots, and its tail blows sparks of fire. It’ll have to go…

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Rob Goes a-Hunting

Spring has come to Middle Farm. Rob the sheepdog decides to go rabbit-hunting. On Caer Caradoc, the old hill fort, he sees rocks and shadows and the wind in the grass – but no rabbits. And now Rob is lost. Which way did he come?

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Make It, Break It

Two young children and their mother make a sandcastle, and knock it down; tidy a room, and play in it; bake a cake, and eat it

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Never a Witch’s Cat

A group of cats venture out at Hallowe’en and are caught by the Witch. Can Ginger, Bella, Lucky and Willow break free from her power…?

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The Fairy Cow

Megan loves to tend her father’s cows. And in her free time, she dreams of the lake over the hills: a place where magical creatures graze – the fairy cows. Then Megan’s father takes one captive. The fairies are angry, and threaten revenge. Only Megan knows the peril she and her father are in, and only Megan knows the right thing to do…

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The Serpent’s Cave

The king is enchanted by his beautiful new wife. But Queen Inga hates his children from the start. Playing sweet tunes on her bone harp, she persuades the king to send Hugh far away – and Maisie is left alone, in terrible danger…

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The Queen Cat

A story set in Ancient Egypt. Mew-sheri searches for the one special cat who will be queen of the temple of Bastet, the cat goddess.

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