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Drive By

by Jim Carrington Bloomsbury Publishing (March 01, 2012)

Johnny and his friends have finished school for the summer. One sweltering day, on their way back from a water fight at the park, they spot an old lady who has wound them up by bursting their football. They...


STAR FIGHTERS 6: Space Wars!

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (April 12, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


Trolls United!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

Ulrik is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn't really understand the rules, and his neighbour Warren Priddle certainly isn't about to explain to the troll next door that wellington boots...


In the Bag

by Jim Carrington Bloomsbury Publishing (February 07, 2011)

Joe and Ash are best friends. Ash is the leader, Joe the one who follows. Then one night after a party, Joe and Ash come a across a holdall, seemingly abandoned by the side of the road. They open it up . . ....


The Great Big Big George Book of Stories

by Eric Pringle & Colin Paine Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

'This book is about England's very first visitor from Outer Space . . .'

When Big George crash-lands into the middle of a medieval forest, he is completely out of his depth . . . until he makes friends with Tilly...


My Name Is Rose

by Sally Grindley Bloomsbury Publishing (June 06, 2011)

Rose is a young Romani gypsy girl who travels around Romania and Europe in a caravan with her family. Playing music - on their own or with extended family and friends - her life is happy, until Rose suddenly...


GLITTERWINGS ACADEMY 1: Flying High

by Titania Woods Bloomsbury Publishing (July 05, 2010)

Glitterwings Academy is the fairy school to go to, and Twink is so excited to be starting her first term. But she is also a little nervous. Will she make friends? Will she be able to find her way round the dizzying,...


STAR FIGHTERS 3: The Enemy's Lair

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (February 02, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


Butterfly Grave

by Anne Cassidy Bloomsbury Publishing (November 07, 2013)

Joshua's uncle has survived a near fatal accident and Rose and Joshua drive to Newcastle to visit him, along with their friend Skeggsie.

Joshua is convinced they are being followed. Can it be true, or is it just...


MosiÂ?s War

by Cathy MacPhail Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

Patrick is happy living with his mum. She lets him do what he wants, pretty much, and it's only when his granny comes to stay that he has to get down to his homework and go to bed early. Then Patrick meets Mosi,...


GLITTERWINGS ACADEMY 3: Friends Forever

by Titania Woods Bloomsbury Publishing (July 05, 2010)

Twink can't wait to get back for her Autumn Term at Glitterwings Academy. She loves the lessons - especially the lessons where they learn how to look after other creatures. One day Twink hears a cry for help...


Crossing the Line

by Gillian Philip Bloomsbury Publishing (September 05, 2011)

Nick Geddes's life is a mess. His sister's boyfriend was killed in a school stabbing. His grandmother is decending into a world of her own, his mother has a 'god-slot' on local radio, and his father is drinking...


Crusade

by Linda Press Wulf Bloomsbury Publishing (January 04, 2011)

Robert: Left on the steps of a church as a baby, Robert was often hungry but never stole food like the other orphans in town. Introverted and extraordinarily intelligent, he knew all the Latin prayers and hymns...


STAR FIGHTERS 4: Crash Landing

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (April 12, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


Witch Child

by Celia Rees Bloomsbury Publishing (May 03, 2010)

When Mary sees her grandmother accused of witchcraft and hanged for the crime, she is silently hurried to safety by an unknown woman. The woman gives her tools to keep the record of her days - paper and ink....


Face

by Benjamin Zephaniah Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

In this startling debut novel from Benjamin Zephaniah, the author tackles the moving and compelling story of a young man, Martin, whose life is completely changed when his face is badly scarred in a joyriding...


At the Sign Of the Sugared Plum

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

'You be going to live in the city, Hannah?' Farmer Price asked, pushing his battered hat up over his forehead. 'Wouldn''t think you'd want to go there . . . Times like this, I would have thought your sister...


Sorceress

by Celia Rees Bloomsbury Publishing (May 03, 2010)

As Witch Child ends so Sorceress begins. Alison Ellman is still searching for information about Mary Newbury; she has a diary and some scattered information about other people in Mary's life, but Mary has disappeared...


Refugee Boy

by Benjamin Zephaniah Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

Alem is on holiday with his father for a few days in London. He has never been out of Ethiopia before and is very excited. They have a great few days togther until one morning when Alem wakes up in the bed and...


Helicopter Man

by Elizabeth Fensham Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

Pete's dad is being pursued by a secret organisation and both their lives are in danger. That's why they never stay in the same place long, and always stay out of sight. Pete knows he leads an unusual life for...


STAR FIGHTERS 5: Lethal Combat

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (April 12, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


A Beautiful Lie

by Irfan Master Bloomsbury Publishing (January 04, 2011)

An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of Partition. Although the backdrop is this key event in Indian history, the novel is even more far-reaching, touching on the importance...


Petals in the Ashes

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

I could barely explain how much I wanted to go back to London, for I hardly understood myself. I'd hated the stinking city when we'd left, could hardly bear to think on its name, but now the plague had disappeared...


Avery McShane

by Greg Lyons Bloomsbury Publishing (March 01, 2012)

Hi! My name is Avery McShane. I live smack dab in the middle of nowhere in Venezuela. My best friends are Billy, Todd and my dog, Mati.

Our adventures started when the bad guy Pablo Malo caught us trespassing...


Trolls Go Home!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

After a nasty incident with a goat, the Troll family are forced to leave their native Norway and make a new home somewhere else. Unfortunately they choose the quiet suburb of Biddlesden. Faced with the prospect...


Sabrina Fludde

by Pauline Fisk Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2013)

When Abren becomes conscious of her surroundings, she is struggling to get out of the flooded river Severn with her only possession, a beautifully embroidered cloth, clutched in her arms. What is she doing in...


Goddess

by Laura Powell Bloomsbury Publishing (April 10, 2014)

Strikes. Starvation. Riots. Britain is at breaking-point and Aura is blind to it all. The Cult of Artemis is the only home she's ever known. Enclosed in its luxury lifestyle, the unrest gripping the country...


Bad Influence

by William Sutcliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (April 01, 2013)

When Carl moves into Ben and Olly's street, things instantly get more exciting. His games are strange, unpredictable, and thrillingly violent. But why is he so fearless? Why are they never allowed into his house?...


Poppy

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Poppy is young, beautiful and clever Â? and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny.

But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically...


Red Shadow

by Paul Dowswell Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha's life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin's inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious...


The Tiger-Skin Rug

by Gerald Rose Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2011)

It's amazing how easy it is for the tiger to pass himself off as a rug - he enjoys a life of luxury with the rajah's family, snacking on midnight feasts and playing with his children. He goes entirely undetected,...


Chasing Stars

by Helen Douglas Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

The boy Eden loves just saved her life. Now she must save his.

To do so she must make a huge sacrifice. Eden can never see her friends or family again, as she travels a hundred years into the future. But the...


Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Cried Fish

by A.F. Harrold & Sarah Horne Bloomsbury Publishing (February 13, 2014)

Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. His mum's a clown, his best friend is a bearded boy, and he sticks his head in a lion's mouth every night. Other than that, he's pretty normal.

When Fish the sea lion goes...


STAR FIGHTERS 9: Evil Star

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


STAR FIGHTERS 7: Pirate Ambush

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


Holly

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (January 31, 2013)

'Holly. I hope you won't mind me buying you this. I think it's the sort of thing you'll like. Am I right? And I think it matches your eyes. This comes with best wishes from (and I know it's corny). A Friend.'...


Zara

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (October 11, 2012)

Zara and Ella were both two weeks late for the start of the school year. Ever since then they've been best friends. They're always fooling around finding out the star signs of boys they fancy, reading out their...


Eleven Eleven

by Paul Dowswell Bloomsbury Publishing (October 11, 2012)

Set during the final 24 hours before the armistice at 11 a.m. on 11th November 1918, the story follows a German storm trooper, an American airman and a British Tommy. Their destinies converge during the death...


Gangsta Rap

by Benjamin Zephaniah Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2013)

Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as he is excluded. But Ray also has troubles at home, which means he has nowhere to stay...


STAR FIGHTERS 8: Secret Weapon

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


Amy

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (October 11, 2012)

'It all started after I fell out with Louise and Bethany, really. It was falling out with them that made me try to find friends somewhere else, and the Internet seemed a good place to look . . .'

Amy is a level-headed...


Megan 3

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (September 13, 2012)

It is Jack's , Megan's son, first birthday party and the atmosphere is very tense. But Megan is being distracted by the unusual amount of telephone calls that her mother is getting. Surely Mum hasn't got a boyfriend...


The Coming of Dragons

by A.J. Lake Bloomsbury Publishing (December 06, 2012)

It is the Dark Ages and something evil is stirring. A ship sailing from Noviomagus across the channel to Gaul is caught in a ferocious storm and dashed against the rocks. There are only two survivors of the...


Chelsea and Astra

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (January 03, 2013)

'I saw him first. His eyes swivelled round the room and then rested on me and I thought to myself - WOW!'

Chelsea and Astra are like chalk and cheese. But even so, they are the best of friends. They do everything...


This Northern Sky

by Julia Green Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2013)

Kate's parents are taking her on holiday with them to a cottage on a remote island in the Hebrides. Kate can't imagine anything more boring. But underneath her sulkiness, Kate is scared. Her parents have been...


STAR FIGHTERS BUMPER SPECIAL EDITION: Stealth Force

by Max Chase Bloomsbury Publishing (October 11, 2012)

It is the year 5012 and the Milky Way galaxy is under attack. After the Universal War, a war that almost brought about the destruction of every known universe, the planets in the Milky Way banded together to...


The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories

by Helen Watts & Taffy Thomas Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas bring...


Wildfire

by Sean Callery Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

Sol tries to fit in with Kyle and his gang but he never seems to get it right. When Sol ends up in a group with them for the summer expedition he is worried about fitting in but it turns out he should have been...


Kitty's Magic 2

by Ella Moonheart Bloomsbury Publishing (August 11, 2016)

Kitty has always thought she was allergic to cats, but during a sleepover she finds out that her allergy is actually something far more magical Â? when a midnight sneezing fit mysteriously transforms her into...


Girl vs. Boy Band

by Harmony Jones Bloomsbury Publishing (June 02, 2016)

Talented but painfully shy Lark secretly writes feisty, heartfelt songs about school, crushes on boys, not getting along with her mum and missing her dad who lives in Nashville. But her songwriting becomes harder...