Category: Magical

  • The Ickabog

    The Ickabog

    By J.K. Rowling Once upon a time, there was a kingdom called Cornucopia, and it was the happiest place in the world. Everything was perfect, from the joyful citizens to the delicious foods that could make the eater dance with joy or cry happy tears. Everything was perfect, apart from the mysteriously foggy marshlands, where, […]

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  • The Great Dream Robbery

    The Great Dream Robbery

    Maya Clayton has always had a rather spectacular imagination, along with an aptitude for art. Her Father, the slightly eccentric Professor Dexter, is an important scientist at one of the foremost sleep laboratories in the world- Somnia Incorporated, and has miraculously invented a machine which enables the user to step into other peoples dreams! However, […]

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  • Akarnae by Lynette Noni

    Akarnae by Lynette Noni

    Alexandra Jennings, 16, is accustomed to travelling. She frequently travels from one country to another and from one airport to another because her parents are archaeologists. She is dreading being abandoned at a boarding school though, while they travel to a Russian dig site in Siberia. After receiving a chilly welcome from her unfriendly classmates, […]

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  • A Tale of Magic By Chris Colfer

    A Tale of Magic By Chris Colfer

    Brystal, a fourteen-year-old girl, lives in Chariot Hills, where, like the rest of the world, girls and women aren’t allowed to read books or have a useful education, and magic is forbidden on pain of death. Everyone believes the rules are good and trustworthy, but Brystal knows there is more to life for females than […]

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  • The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor

    The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor

    In 1893, Cole’s Book Arcade, Melbourne, is the Grandest Bookshop in the World, a place of wonder and magic, dreams and happiness, and also the home of Pearl and Valley Cole, who live in the store. But life isn’t all books and excitement for the two children; their favourite sibling, Ruby, died, and to bring […]

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  • When This Bell Rings by Allison Rushby

    When This Bell Rings by Allison Rushby

    At 11-years-old, Tamsin is living next to the distinguished author, Edie St. Clair, and is used to seeing the flash of her red shoes among the boring grey sneakers. Edie is under pressure from journalists, readers and her publisher to finish her tenth and final book in the series, so, when Tamsin see’s her run […]

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  • The Boy who Stepped Through Time By Anna Ciddor

    The Boy who Stepped Through Time By Anna Ciddor

    While on holiday in France, Perry wanders into an old ruin while at a Roman Market, definitely not expecting to be whisked away into the past, 1700 years back, when the Villa Rubia is at its former glory. While searching desperately for away back home, he must try to blend in as a slave, eating […]

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  • The Mulberry Tree By Allison Rushby

    The Mulberry Tree By Allison Rushby

    After moving from Australia to a pocket-sized town in Cambridgeshire, England, 10 year old Immy, Mum and Dad were searching for a new home. Along with the help of a relocation woman, Helen, they look at many houses, the first, too dark and mouldy, the second to much like Star Trek, with everything blue, a […]

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  • Rumblestar by Abi Elphinstone

    Rumblestar by Abi Elphinstone

    Casper Tock-an 11-year-old who is terrified of risks and deathly allergic to adventures and danger- keeps to his schedule and lists, perfectly contented with life in one of the Little Wallops turret with his Mother and Father, avoiding the spoilt, rich school bullies, Candia and Leonard and avoiding the hurricanes sweeping the land bare. As […]

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