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The Odd Squad: Bully Bait
Michael Fry
The Odd Squad: Bully Bait
Read by David Thorpe

Nick is stuffed in his locker. Again. Itís not so bad. Lockers are roomier than youíd think. Especially when youíre the shortest kid on the planet, which is exactly why Bully-Boy Roy stuffed him in there in the first place: he fits. The school counselor says Roy has issues. The only issue Nick can see is that Roy is a mutant troll. Nickís friends Molly and Karl think the troll needs to be defeated... More >

The Nine Lives of Montezuma
Michael Morpurgo
The Nine Lives of Montezuma
Read by Robin Bowerman

A catís nine lives are full of adventure and excitement and none more so than Montezuma, the farmyard cat. From a young kitten to a grand old cat, he is cunning and proud while establishing his kingdom, but to Matthew, heís always loving and adorable. Interest Age: 7+... More >

A Medal for Leroy
Michael Morpurgo
A Medal for Leroy
Read by Brian Trueman & Mairi Macfarlane

Michael doesnít remember his father, an RAF pilot lost in the war.And his French mother, heartbroken and passionate, doesnít like to talk about her husband. But then Auntie Snowdrop gives Michael a medal, followed by a photograph, which begin to reveal a hidden history.A story of love and loss. A story that will change everything Ė and reveal to Michael who he really is.... More >

An Elephant in the Garden
Michael Morpurgo
An Elephant in the Garden
Read by Fiona Clarke

Itís 1944. Elizabethís father is fighting with the German army on the eastern front. Her mother works at Dresden zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot, Elizabethís mother moves Marlene into the back garden! Then the bombs start to fall. Their home destroyed, Elizabeth and her family flee the bombed-out ... More >

Running Wild
Michael Morpurgo
Running Wild
Read by The Author

When 10-year-old Willís father dies, his mother surprises him with a trip to Indonesia. But little could she have known what awaited them both there. The first Will knows that anything is wrong is when Oona, the elephant he is riding along the beach, begins to spook. Then, suddenly, she takes off into the jungle with Will on her back. And thatís when Will sees the wave come crashing in! With his m... More >

Shadow
Michael Morpurgo
Shadow
Read by Abdullah Afzal & Mike Rogers

This is the story of Aman, a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed Ė people donít keep dogs as pets in his part of the world. But when Aman and his mother decide to make a bid for freedom, the dog Aman has called Shadow will not leave their side. Soon it becomes clear: th... More >

Little Manfred
Michael Morpurgo
Little Manfred
Read by Daniel Philpott

When the Bismarck sinks, one of the only German survivors is rescued by British ship as a prisoner of war. Sent to live with a host family, Walter must adapt to a new way of life. Gradually, he befriends 10-year-old Grace. So when the time comes to go back to Germany, itís an emotional parting, with Walter leaving Grace with only a carved wooden dog to remember him by. Will they meet again? In 196... More >

Born to Run
Michael Morpurgo
Born to Run
Read by Alistair Petrie

For Best Mate, being rescued from drowning as a young puppy is only the start of his adventures. From unwanted burden to favourite companion, and from pet to champion race dog, this remarkable greyhound proves that itís not just cats who have more than one life. Cast aside, kidnapped, adopted or living rough on the streets, Best Mate can always find a way to survive. But will he ever find a real h... More >

Mr Nobodyís Eyes
Michael Morpurgo
Mr Nobodyís Eyes
Read by Gareth Cassidy

Things have been difficult for Harry since his mother remarried. With a new baby at home, and only trouble at school, life is unbearable. Ocky the chimp, escaped from the circus, offers Harry a chance for a new life. With his friend, Harry runs away from all the people who seem so hard on him. At first, life on the road is an adventure, but gradually everyone they trust betrays them. When their li... More >

Youíre Thinking About Doughnuts
Michael Rosen
Youíre Thinking About Doughnuts
Read by Michael Rosen

It was cold, spooky and very boring. Frank hated Friday nights, sitting in the museum while his mum did the cleaning. He felt very alone Ė until a skeleton came over for a chat! And suddenly the museum didnít seem quite so boring any more. But after a few chilling encounters with some of the skeletonís weird and wonderful friends, all Frank really wants is his mum ...... More >

Youíre Thinking About Tomatoes
Michael Rosen
Youíre Thinking About Tomatoes
Read by Michael Rosen

Frank isnít much looking forward to the school visit to a local stately home. Still, not even in his worst nightmares did he expect anything like what actually happens! When ĎNot-Shebaí the servant girl from the picture just walks out of her frame and demands Frankís help to find out her real identity, Frank realises that there is no escape. Charlie the celebrity-mad mummy doesnít help much either... More >

Nasty!
Michael Rosen
Nasty!
Read by The Author

This book is not for the faint hearted! Here are seven spine-chilling stories that give a new meaning to the word Nasty! Wherever he goes, Michael Rosen bumps into a chatty old lady who tells him wildly unlikely stories about man-eating fleas on the London tube, grizzly bears roaming the streets, killer wasps and all sorts of tall tales. And because they are written by Michael Rosen they are not o... More >

The Undrowned Child
Michelle Lovric
The Undrowned Child
Read by Lucy Scott

Teodora has always longed to visit Venice. And at last she has her chance. But strange and sinister things are afoot in the beautiful floating city. Teo is quickly subsumed into a secret world in which saltty-tongued mermaids run subversive printing presses, ghosts good and bad patrol the streets and librarians turn fluidly into cats. A battle against forces determined to destroy the city once and... More >

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: The Seaquel
Mo OíHara
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: The Seaquel
Read by Daniel Philipott

When Tom saved Frankie the goldfish from near-death (by zapping him with a battery), Frankie somehow became a big fat zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers. Now Frankie is one lethal fish whoís appointed himself as Tomís bodyguard. On a trip to the seaside they meet a strange old lighthouse keeper who warns them about the Evil Eel of Eel Bay. And in the second story all eyes are on Frankie as he ta... More >

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
Mo OíHara
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
Read by Daniel Philpott

Tomís big brother is an Evil Scientist who wants to experiment on Tomís new goldfish, Frankie. Can Tom save his fish from being dunked in radioactive gunge? Er, no. In an act of desperation Tom zaps Frankie with a battery, bringing him back to life! But thereís something weird about the new Frankie Ė heís now a zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers, and he wants revenge ... Interest age: 7+... More >


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