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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 44 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Fred: Wizard in Training by Simon Philip, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
    Fred: Wizard in Training - by Simon Philip, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471190957 | ISBN 10: 1471190951

    Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who look ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all ... because it just so happens that Fred is a Wizard!  Sounds pretty great, right? Except that Fred is absolutely, completely, mind-bogging ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
    Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419739019 | ISBN 10: 1419739018

    An instant New York Times bestseller!  You loved the bestselling picture books starring Rosie Revere, Ada Twist, and Iggy Peck. Now you can follow The Questioneers' further adventures in all-new chapter books! Don’t miss the first instant N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Runaway Robot by Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton
    Runaway Robot - by Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509851775 | ISBN 10: 1509851771

    Runaway Robot is a funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together, from the award-winning Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton.  When Alfie goes to Airport Lost Property, he finds more t ... more

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  • Cover image of book High-Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson
    High-Rise Mystery - by Sharna Jackson

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999642518 | ISBN 10: 1999642511

    The detective duo everyone is dying to meet!   Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with cur ... more

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  • Cover image of book How High The Moon by Karyn Parsons
    How High The Moon - by Karyn Parsons

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241346891 | ISBN 10: 0241346894

    Boston was nothing like South Carolina. Up there, colored folks could go anywhere they wanted. Folks didn't wait for church to dress in their fancy clothes. Fancy was just life. Mama was a city girl... and now I was going to be one too.   It's 194 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties by Humza Arshad and Henry White
    Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties - by Humza Arshad and Henry White

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241340608 | ISBN 10: 0241340608

    A hilarious, mischievous and fast-paced adventure story from online comedian Humza Arshad and Channel 4 New Comedy Writer's Award winner, Henry White.  Humza Khan is the greatest eleven-year-old rapper Eggington has ever known: he is Little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan
    Asha & the Spirit Bird - by Jasbinder Bilan

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911490197 | ISBN 10: 1911490192

    Asha lives on the family farm with her mother in rural India.   Her father is away working in the city, and when the money he sends stops suddenly, a wicked debt collector arrives. She’s determined to seize the property – and the treasure ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lightning Girl 2: Superhero Squad by Alesha Dixon
    Lightning Girl 2: Superhero Squad - by Alesha Dixon

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407180854 | ISBN 10: 1407180851

    Ever got a birthday present that you wanted for ages, only to realise it’s a bit rubbish? That’s how Aurora Beam feels about this whole superhero lark. We all dream of saving the world.  But now that Aurora’s living the dream, it’s not a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akissi: Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin
    Akissi: Tales of Mischief - by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911171478 | ISBN 10: 191117147x

    This collection of the hilarious Akissi comics by critically acclaimed author Marguerite Abouet will delight young readers with its cheeky protagonist and the mischief she gets up to in her West African village.  Poor Akissi! The neighbourhoo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Knights and Bikes by Gabrielle Kent, illustrated by  Rex Crowle
    Knights and Bikes - by Gabrielle Kent, illustrated by Rex Crowle

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999642501 | ISBN 10: 1999642503

    Welcome to the sleepy island of Penfurzy, where nothing exciting ever really happens. OR DOES IT?   Adventure awaits Demelza and her new best friend in the whole world, Nessa, as they explore the island and uncover the mysteries of the Penfur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lightning Girl by Alesha Dixon
    Lightning Girl - by Alesha Dixon

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407180847 | ISBN 10: 1407180843

    High-voltage fiction from a top TV judge! When life gets dark, can Aurora save the world with her totally flash superpowers?   Aurora Beam is utterly (yawn) normal. There’s nothing special about her. She can’t even do a proper cartwheel. ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Don
    You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! - by Alex Gino

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407192772 | ISBN 10: 1407192779

    Jilly is one of them. You know. Those annoyingly sorted people who have life figured out, and know exactly how it all works. Thing is, you can only control your own life, not somebody else’s. And when Jilly’s sister is born deaf, she realises she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Julia Bereciartu
    Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power - by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Julia Bereciartu

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786032027 | ISBN 10: 1786032023

    What if princesses didn’t always marry Prince Charming and live happily ever after? In this stunning anthology – elegantly presented in a red, clothbound hard cover with gold-toned metallic debossing – 15 favourite fairytales have been retold f ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    A Kid in My Class - by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910959879 | ISBN 10: 1910959871

    He’s not scared of nothing. Nobody. Never. Nah. Which means that he is. Tough kid. Not tough enough. I know - I once met his dad. ​  They’re all here... every kid in the class. The pushy one, the shy one. The whizz kid and th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World by Various authors
    Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472949431 | ISBN 10: 1472949439

    A wonderful anthology of eight stories addressing children's rights and sustainable development, written by child authors from all around the world and produced in conjunction with UNESCO's Voices of Future Generations initiative.   UNESCO's Voice ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ade
    Ade's Amazing Ade-ventures: Battle of the Cyborg Cat - by Ade Adepitan, illustrated by David M. Buisan

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787413252 | ISBN 10: 178741325x

    Ade is the new kid on Parsons Road. He knows he should make an effort and make some friends but it's not easy when you look different to everyone else.  It's only when Ade sees off some bullies that Dexter, Brian and Shed realize who Ade rea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dara Palmer
    Dara Palmer's Major Drama - by Emma Shevah

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911490302 | ISBN 10: 1911490303

    Meet eleven-year-old Dara Palmer, who loves dancing and dreams of being a world-famous actress – which means she has to get the main part in the new school play.  When she doesn't get any part at all, Dara begins to wonder whether it's beca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue, illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksano
    The Lotterys Plus One - by Emma Donoghue, illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksano

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509803200 | ISBN 10: 1509803203

    Meet the Lotterys: a unique and diverse family featuring four parents, seven kids and five pets - all living happily together in their big old house, Camelottery. Nine-year-old Sumac is the organizer of the family and is looking forward to a long sum ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match by Elizabeth Eulberg, illustrated by Matt Robertson
    The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match - by Elizabeth Eulberg, illustrated by Matt Robertson

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408871492 | ISBN 10: 1408871491

    Being friends with a super sleuth isn't easy, especially when she's nine years old and four feet tall. But for 11-year-old aspiring writer John Watson, being friends with Shelby Holmes is just the adventure he's looking for.  In the few weeks ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sam Wu Is NOT Afraid of Ghosts! by Katie and Kevin Tsang
    Sam Wu Is NOT Afraid of Ghosts! - by Katie and Kevin Tsang

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405287517 | ISBN 10: 1405287519

    Brilliantly funny new series about the bravest scaredy-cat in the world.   Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat (except he is). When a trip to the Space Museum goes terrifyingly wrong, Sam begins a mission to prove to the school bully, and all of his f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O
    Princess Princess Ever After - by Katie O'Neill

    £11.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620103401 | ISBN 10: 1620103400

    When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peace Maker by Malorie Blackman
    Peace Maker - by Malorie Blackman

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781125618 | ISBN 10: 1781125619

    Michela knows the law - everyone must wear a Peace Maker device at all times, and it must never be tampered with. Non-aggression is her society's founding principle, and the Peace Maker the means by which is it enforced. But Michela is desperate to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan
    Bronze and Sunflower - by Cao Wenxuan

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406348460 | ISBN 10: 1406348465

    A classic, heartwarming tale set to the backdrop of the Chinese cultural revolution, with the timeless feels of Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea.  A beautifully written, timeless tale by bestselling Chinese author Cao Wenxuan. When Sunfl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monkey
    The Monkey's Secret - by Gennifer Choldenko

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471403521 | ISBN 10: 1471403521

    A segregated town, a hidden boy, a courageous girl - and a mystery in desperate need of solving.  San Francisco, 1900. Thirteen-year-old Lizzy Kennedy is not like the other girls in her town. She'd much rather be helping her doctor father wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge
    Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales - by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848531079 | ISBN 10: 1848531079

    Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking animals and wicked witches...   Here are six magical stories to thrill and enchant you. Watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World by Lari Don
    Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World - by Lari Don

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408188224 | ISBN 10: 1408188228

    A selection of brilliant folk tales about heroines from all around the world. In these stories it's the girls who save the day through their courage, cunning or kindness - whether they are facing up to wolves, demons, dragons, enemy tribes, or the su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird
    The Fastest Boy in the World - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447267171 | ISBN 10: 1447267176

    From an award-winning author comes a story inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, perfectly timed for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Running on a Patchwork of Earth by Jonny Zucker, illustrated by Emmanuel Cerisier
    Running on a Patchwork of Earth - by Jonny Zucker, illustrated by Emmanuel Cerisier

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472905345 | ISBN 10: 1472905342

    AJ is one of the best runners in his school - which is one of the best athletics training grounds in the world. He's devastated when his parents suddenly move him to cold, wet London, and he finds himself facing a very alien life, and hostility from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance Dreams by Malaika Rose Stanley
    Dance Dreams - by Malaika Rose Stanley

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848530553 | ISBN 10: 1848530552

    When she receives a call-back from the amazing Birchwood School for Dance, thirteen-year-old Keisha is over the moon. Shes one pirouette closer to becoming a superstar ballerina!   But getting a place at Birchwood would mean moving schools an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hostage by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by Derek Brazell
    Hostage - by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by Derek Brazell

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781781120798 | ISBN 10: 178112079x

    Blindfolded. Alone. Afraid. The only thing Angela knows is that she's been kidnapped. Will her father pay the ransom? Does she have the courage to escape on her own? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lolly Luck by Ellie Daines
    Lolly Luck - by Ellie Daines

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849393966 | ISBN 10: 1849393966

    Lolly is Lolly Luck by name, lucky by nature. She always wins magazine competitions, on scratch cards and any game you can think of.   But when Lolly's dad loses his job and then the family home, Lolly's luck starts to change. And when sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beautiful Lie by Irfan Master
    A Beautiful Lie - by Irfan Master

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408805756 | ISBN 10: 1408805758

    An atmospheric, quirky and moving debut novel, set in India. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize and nominated for the 2011 Branford Boase Award.  An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
    Luka and the Fire of Life - by Salman Rushdie

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099421894 | ISBN 10: 0099421895

    On a beautiful starry night in the city of Kahani in the land of Alifbay a terrible thing happened: twelve-year-old Lukas storyteller father, Rashid, fell suddenly and inexplicably into a sleep so deep that nothing and no one could rouse him. To sav ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
    Out of Shadows - by Jason Wallace

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849390484 | ISBN 10: 1849390487

    If I stood you in front of a man, pressed a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?  No, sir, no way!  What if I then told you wed gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler? Would yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No. 1 Car Spotter by Atinuke, illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell
    The No. 1 Car Spotter - by Atinuke, illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406320770 | ISBN 10: 1406320773

    Oluwalase Babatunde Benson is No. 1. He's the No. 1 car spotter in his village. The No. 1 car spotter in the world!   The start of an exciting new series about the irresistible No. 1, whose hobby is car spotting but who is good at solving all sorts ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bitter Chocolate by Sally Grindley
    Bitter Chocolate - by Sally Grindley

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747595021 | ISBN 10: 074759502x

    A novel about friendship and survival, set in the cocoa plantations of West Africa.  Pascals life is like any other boys as he worries about his English classes and his football skills until the day rebels come to his village and everythi ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Ghosts by Bali Rai
    City of Ghosts - by Bali Rai

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552556019 | ISBN 10: 0552556017

    It's 1919 and Amritsar is a city on the brink of rebellion. Riots, violence and tension spill onto the streets...   Bissen Singh fought bravely for the British Empire during World War One. Now he waits patiently for news from England.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting by Adeline Yen Mah
    Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting - by Adeline Yen Mah

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141320298 | ISBN 10: 014132029x

    Following a fall in the Shanghai market, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to Grandma Wu's house to recover. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange - yet somehow familiar - to her. A tale of slave ... more

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  • Cover image of book Benny and Omar by Eoin Colfer
    Benny and Omar - by Eoin Colfer

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141323282 | ISBN 10: 0141323280

    In my old school, we had fighting, no pool and there'd be vicious matches against the other schools...I miss all that stuff!   Moving to Africa is the worst thing that has ever happened to Benny Shaw. No one plays hurling (the best game on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journey to Jo by Beverley Naidoo
    Journey to Jo - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007263509 | ISBN 10: 0007263503

    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa�s apartheid.  Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan
    Rickshaw Girl - by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781580893091 | ISBN 10: 1580893090

    Naiman loves to create the traditional alpana patterns Bangladeshi women and girls paint their homes for special occasions. Her designs are always the best in the village. �But Naima wishes she could help earn money for her family. Her friend Salee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy
    Anancy's African Adventures - by Beulah Richmond

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9789768202116 | ISBN 10: 9768202114

    Follow Anancy and his friend Chaka in their adventures to Africa as they see new sites, animals, and things they have never seen before.  An exciting sequel to Anancy and Friends, Anancy's African Adventures features an imaginative story which c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burn My Heart by Beverley Naidoo
    Burn My Heart - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141321240 | ISBN 10: 0141321245

    Mathew and Mugo.   Two boys living on the same Kenyan farm but they share an uneasy friendship. They live in a time when white and black means rich and poor - and a secret society, called the Mau Mau, want their land and freedom back.No-on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lionboy by Zizou Corder
    Lionboy - by Zizou Corder

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780141317267 | ISBN 10: 0141317264

    Charlie Ashanti can speak Cat.  He takes it for granted - but when his Mum and Dad go missing, the cats are the only friends he can turn to. Setting out to find his parents, Charlie stows away on an incredible circus ship bound for Paris. O ... more

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