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The Mum Hunt
Gwyneth Rees

Chivers North America, 2005

Eleven-year-old Esmie is on the hunt for a new mum. Her own mother died when she was just a baby, and her father is still heartbroken over it. Plus he works far too much and hasn’t gone out in ages. By Esmie’s reckoning he needs help—whether he’s asked for it or not. So Esmie, her older brother Matthew, and their French nanny, Juliette, place an advert in the Lonely Hearts column of the newspaper. But what they’re looking for and ...
  
  











  



  
Goldkeeper: Adventures of a Reluctant Apprentice
Sally Prue

Chivers North America, 2005

When Sebastian is chosen as the High Priest's apprentice at the Temple of Ora, everyone's shocked. But Sebastian soon discovers that as apprentice, he can have anything he wants...limitless cream cakes, training sessions with Golden United, even zip-wires and donkeys to liven up ceremonies at the Temple. He can pass entertaining new laws to annoy teachers, as well. But then there are strange explosions, falling objects, whispered threats. ...
  
  











  



  
Chicken School
Jeremy Strong

Chivers North America, 2005

Tim thinks he has the most boring family in the world. There's no way that the sparkly Sophie in his class is ever going to look at him. School is boring too, because they all have to follow a very boring timetable, insisted on by Mr Dedman, the head. All Tim can do is invent the most amazing fantasy stories in which he is a superhero, rescuing Sophie from dreadful danger. And then the graffiti starts appearing in school and it's all about ...
  
  











  



  
The Road to Somewhere
Helen Armstrong

Chivers North America, 2002

When Cow hears that she is going away in a truck to never-come-back, her old friend Ratty knows he must help her escape. They are joined by Woolly, the tough fierce lamb who doesn't want to be lamb chops any more than Cow wants to be beef stew. As the three friends set out bravely into the unknown, they meet terrible dangers and kind strangers - and some who are not to be trusted. Their amazing adventures require Cow and Woolly to show a ...
  
  











  



  
Rescuing Dad
Pete Johnson

Chivers North America, 2002

Joe and Claire can see why Mum chucked Dad out. He looks a mess, he can't cook and he's useless around the house. Something must be done: they're the only ones who can help transform him into 'Dad Mark Two'. And when they unveil this new, improved dad, Mum will be so impressed she'll take him back on the spot! But then disaster strikes - Mum starts seeing the slimy and creepy Roger. And Joe and Claire's plans take an unexpected turn - with ...
  
  











  



  
The Burning Mountain: A Novel of the Invasion of Japan
Coppel

Chivers North America, 1996

Based on actual war plans of both nations, a wartime thriller about the American invasion of Japan which goes ahead when bad weather postpones the testing of a secret atomic device - but the Japanese have anticipated every move. From the author of THE EIGHTH DAY and WARS AND WINTERS.
  
  











  



  
Trouble Shooter (Gunsmoke Western Series)
Ernest Haycox

Chivers North America, 1999

Frank Peace was the trouble shooter for the Union Pacific, hand-picked as the only man in the West who c ould get the railroad over a thousand miles of rugged desert and treacherous mountains. '
  
  











  



  
Fruit & Nutcase
Jean Ure

Chivers North America, 2002

One of the brilliant titles in Jean Ure's acclaimed series of humorous, delightful and poignant stories written in the form of diaries and letters which make them immediately accessible to children. This is the story of how Mandy learns to cope with her untidy life and finally emerges triumphant. Mandy Small has trouble writing so Cat, her teacher, suggests that she tells her life story into a tape recorder. So begins Mandy's funny and sometimes ...
  
  











  



  
Left, Right, & Centre (Atlantic Large Print)

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The Enchanted Horse (Galaxy Children's Large Print)

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For Love of Money (Lythway Large Print Books)
Georgina Lloyd

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The Cape Murders (Large Print Mystery)

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Mark Spark in the Dark and Jimmy Jelly
Jacqueline Wilson

Chivers North America, 2002

Kim Hicks reads two great Jacqueline Wilson books featuring Mark Spark and Angela. "Mark Spark in the Dark" contains two stories about the boy with lots of bright ideas! Will he earn enough money to buy Great Gran a guide dog, and can he overcome his fear of the dark to rescue her? "Jimmy Jelly" is about Angela, who is obsessed with TV personality Jimmy Jelly - though the rest of the family can't stand him. That is, until he comes to open a shop ...
  
  











  



  
Bay of Angels (Atlantic Large Print Books)

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Diamond Cut Diamond (Atlantic Large Print Books)

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A Dream of Thee (Atlantic Large Print Books)

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Water Under the Bridge

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Night Raid (Gunsmoke Westerns)

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