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Goth Girl And The Sinister Symphony

Author: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (2017)

Lord Goth is throwing a music festival at Ghastly-Gorm Hall, with performances from the finest composers in the land. Ada can't wait, but it's quite distracting when her grandmother is trying to find her father a fashionable new wife, there's a faun living in her wardrobe and Maltravers is up to his old tricks. Ada must make sure everything goes to plan, and luckily help is at hand from a very interesting house guest...

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Author: Roderick Hunt

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5; Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2011)

Gran gets into trouble.

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Grandpa's Great Escape

Author: David Walliams

Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books (2015)

Jack’s Grandpa… wears his slippers to the supermarket serves up tinned tongue for dinner and often doesn’t remember Jack’s name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day… An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross

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Griffin's Castle

Author: Jenny Nimmo

Publisher: Mammoth (1995)

Lonely and friendless from constantly moving, Dinah finds herself wishing the animal statues protecting a nearby Welsh castle would keep her company. Suddenly, to Dinah's delight, the stone animals start to magically spring from the walls and follow her home. But when the animals refuse to let Dinah leave her house, she quickly realizes that these mysterious creatures aren't rescuing her, they're imprisoning her. .

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Gruesome Ghosts

Author: Barbara Mitchelhill

Part of a series: No. 1 Boy Detective

Publisher: Andersen Press (2017)

Damian is fascinated when the new girl at school says that her grandparents' house is haunted. As the local specialist detective, it is up to Damian to solve the mystery! He agrees to spend a night in the house to see the ghostly figures for himself - but all is not what it seems . . .

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Author: Diane Hoh

Part of a series: Point Horror Nightmare Hall

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (1995)

When Katie's boyfriend is killed in a tragic accident, she knows nothing will ever be the same. Could she have prevented the accident - was it her fault? Somebody thinks Katie is guilty. And somebody thinks her only punishment should be death.

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H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute Of Villainous Education)

Author: Mark Walden

Part of a series: H.I.V.E.

Publisher: Bloomsbury (2006)

Thirteen-year-old master criminal Otto Malpense has been chosen to attend H.I.V.E, the top-secret school of villainy. But there is one small catch – he cannot leave until his training is complete. There’s no way Otto is going to spend six years studying something he has such a natural talent for. He is left with one option. Escape. He just needs to figure out how.

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Hamish And The Neverpeople

Author: Danny Wallace

Part of a series: Hamish

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd (2016)

Nobody knows it yet, but the people of Earth are in big, big trouble. Like - HUGE trouble. REALLY huge trouble. And it's all got to do with a shadowy figure, an enormous tower, some sinister monsters, huge clanking and thundering metal oddballs, and people who are just like you . . . but not like you at all. Luckily Hamish and the PDF are around to help save the day! Aren't they???

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Author: Gary Paulsen

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (2005)

Brian is a city boy. Not used to living rough. Until his plane crash-lands in the Canadian wilderness. All he has is a hatchet - and a desperate will to survive. Now Brian must learn to live the hard way - or die.

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Heidi Grows Up

Authors: Charles Tritten, Mandy Doyle

Publisher: Collins (1986)

Based on the character created by Johanna Spyri this story describes Heidi's life at a fashionable boarding school where she is studying for a career that will take her away from her beloved mountains.

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