Tag: 9+

  • 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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  • Wandi by Favel Parrett

    Wandi by Favel Parrett

    After being snatched from his home in the mountains by an enormous eagle, Little One, the smallest dingo of his litter, was injured and alone. With giant claw marks carved into his young back, he had no idea where he had been dropped. He was glad to find a human who, unlike the warnings Little…

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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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  • Shockingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

    Shockingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

    From tall tales passed from mother to daughter about everyday happenings, to Friday Barnes logical schoolgirl mysteries, and legends of Nanny Piggins’ relatives inspiring Greek myths, fairy tales and events in history, this side-splitting, entertaining cluster of stories are made to be read aloud in silly voices, or in your head. This collection of twenty…

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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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