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Birdy and the Ghosties

Jill Paton Walsh, Alan Marks
Contributors:
Jill Paton Walsh, Alan Marks

Sometimes, Birdy watches her father row people across the dangerous sea, but when the wrinkled old woman asks to be ferried across, Birdy jumps in too. The woman tells Birdy that she has second sight, but Birdy isn't sure she wants this special gift. However, soon she finds that looking twice at things can bring the most unexpected results . . .With an engaging story told in short chapters, and illustrations in black and white and colour on every double-page spread, this short novel is ideal for newly confident readers.

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Emily's Legs

Dick King-Smith
Authors:
Dick King-Smith

Emily was like her ninety-nine brothers and sisters, until she won all the eight-legged races at spider sports. People grew suspicious. And then, they counted her legs. She had ten!It's not her fault, but everyone turns against her. But there's something very special about Emily's legs that will change her life for ever . . .

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Fair's Fair

Leon Garfield, Brian Hoskin
Contributors:
Leon Garfield, Brian Hoskin

Jackson is cold and starving in the dreadful winter weather. He's looking forward to the steaming pie that is payment for a long night's work. When the huge black dog comes - growling and glaring - Jackson gives it half his meal. One bargain soon leads to another - and to some unexpected rewards . . .With an engaging (and very creepy) story, illustrated in colour and black and white on every double page spread, this story is ideal for newly confident readers.

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The King in the Forest

Michael Morpurgo, Tony Kerins
Contributors:
Michael Morpurgo, Tony Kerins

As a boy, Tod saves the small white fawn from certain death. They grow up together but when the fine stag leaves, Tod could never have predicted that he would become so powerful that he becomes King. And no kingdom can have two kings.

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The Shoemaker's Boy

Joan Aiken, Alan Marks
Contributors:
Joan Aiken, Alan Marks

As Jem, the Shoemaker's boy, works at night in his father's shop he has three strange visitors asking for some silver keys. Jem must keep the silver keys safe, but how...?

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The Thief's Daughter

Alan Marks
Authors:
Alan Marks

The key was so beautiful ... it would open something very precious.Magpie's father tells amazing stories, and teaches her right from wrong. So when she discovers the golden key, she tries to find its owner. At first the key leads only to trouble, but in the end it brings Magpie's family good fortune - and the most amazing story of them all...

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Thomas and the Tinners

Jill Paton Walsh, Alan Marks
Contributors:
Jill Paton Walsh, Alan Marks

The miner's work is hard-they need pasties to keep them going. When Thomas shares his pasty with a small miner, he is rewarded with a wish. But soon, more miners appear and Thomas regrets his kindness-until he faces an even bigger problem...

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