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    The Little Prince (English, Paperback) Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    On one level this work is the story of an airman's discovery of a small boy from another planet in the desert and his stories of intergalactic travel, and on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.

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    The Brothers Lionheart (English, Paperback) Astrid Lindgren, Ilon Wikland

    My brother, Jonathan, knew that I was going to die. 'How can things be so terrible,' I asked. 'That some people have to die, when they're not even ten years old?' 'I don't think it's that terrible,' said Jonathan. 'I think you'll have a marvellous time.' A tender story of courage, love, and life after death.

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    Dorrie and the Blue Witch (Hardback) Patricia Coombs

    Dorrie is a witch. A little witch. Her hat is always crooked and her socks never match. The Big Witch is her mother, and Gink is her very own black cat. When Dorrie is home alone one day, she decides to have a tea party with Gink the cat. But there's a knock on the door and it's the bad Blue Witch.

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    The Little Prince (English, Paperback) Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    This parable tells the story of an air pilot who meets a Little Prince when he has to make a forced landing in the Sahara Desert. The Little Prince tells him wise and enchanted stories.

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardback) Lewis Carroll, Robert Sabuda

    An amazing pop-up version of this classic story with groundbreaking paper engineering and Tenniel inspired illustrations.

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    Ottoline and the Purple Fox (Hardback) Chris Riddell

    Ottoline is back in Ottoline and the Purple Fox, a brand new adventure from Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell. Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox shows them all the hidden animals of the city and Ottoline makes notes on them in her field notebook. Mr Munroe is making...

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    The Sword in the Stone (Paperback) T. H. White

    The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart - ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn - who goes on to become King Arthur. Collins Modern Classics are re-launched with gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation.

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    Dorrie and the Wizard's Spell (Hardback) Patricia Coombs

    This is Dorrie. She is a witch. A little witch. The Big Witch is her mother, and Gink is her black cat. Dorrie is busy helping out at the Library Bazaar. But she's so busy that she doesn't even notice when her mother, the Big Witch, accidentally drinks Wizard Wink's magic potion and disappears! Will Dorrie solve the mystery and break the spell?

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Hardback) L. F. Baum, Robert Sabuda

    A commemerative pop-up book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the original publication of Frank L. Baum's classic story "The Wizard of Oz". See a whirling tornado whisk Dorothy off in the first page, meet a melting Wicked Witch and experience the stunning Emerald City centrefold.

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    The World's Best Karlson (English, Paperback) Astrid Lindgren, Tony Ross

    Smidge is used to Karlson, the funny little man with a propeller on his back, living on the roof. They are firm friends. Now, anytime Karlson pops in, Smidge knows that there's fun and adventure in store.

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    Mary Poppins - The Complete Collection (English, Paperback) P. L. Travers

    This fantastic omnibus edition contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, it's the perfect gift.

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    The Enchanted Wood (Paperback) Enid Blyton

    When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the beginning of many magical adventures.

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    Karlson Flies Again (Paperback) Astrid Lindgren, Tony Ross

    Smidge is used to Karlson, the funny little man with a propeller on his back, living on the roof. They are firm friends. Now, anytime Karlson pops in, Smidge knows that there's fun and adventure in store.

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    Dorrie and the Play (Hardback) Patricia Coombs

    Dorrie surprises her mother, the Big Witch, and Cook by putting on a play with her cat, Gink. But Dorrie accidentally ruins her mother's costume for the Fancy Dress ball that evening. Will Dorrie be able to come up with a winning plan for a new costume in time?

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    The Little Prince (English, Hardback) Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    A pilot forced to crash land in the Sahara desert encounters a little prince who is visiting the earth from his own small planet with its three volcanoes and a beautiful flower. Through this meeting, the aviator comes to discover many of life's universal truths which illuminate the human condition with all its foibles, cunning and eccentricities.

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (English, Paperback) Lewis Carroll

    Celebrating 150 years of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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    Illustrated Stories from Aesop (Hardback) Susanna Davidson, Giuliano Ferri

    A collection of Aesop's fables that includes stories such as: The Fox and the Crow, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Boy who cried Wolf, and The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs. Each story conveys a message about how to behave towards others.

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    Biggles of the Fighter Squadron (Paperback) W. E. Johns

    Well into the later stages of the First World War, Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the enemy pilots determined to shoot them down.

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    Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare (English, Hardback) Various

    A wonderful collection of six of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, including Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest as well as a short biography of the bard himself.

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    A Christmas Carol (English, Paperback) Charles Dickens

    Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the three ghosts of Christmas. They show him the joy of Christmas, and wretchedness of his own legacy. Inspired and chastened by what he has seen, Scrooge resolves to change and from then on embraces and promotes the true spirit of Christmas.

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