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Charlie Changes into a Chicken 

By Sam Copeland


Charlie McGuffin seems like a normal school boy but, like we all do, he has his worries. Except something strange happens to Charlie at random times for no apparent reason: he changes into animals.

Mummy Fairy and Me

By Sophie Kinsella


My mummy looks normal, like any other mummy . . . but she's not. Because she can turn into a fairy. She just has to shut her eyes tight, say 'Marshmallow' . . . and POOF! She's Mummy Fairy.

Danny The Champion Of The World

by Roald Dahl


Danny and his father live in a caravan parked right next to the garage where his father works. Danny father teaches him how to fix bits of car, reads him bedtime stories and introduces him to the wonders of nature. One night, Danny discovers his father has a secret.

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Teacher Read!

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by Oliver Jeffers

Suitable for All

When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he's determined to

get it out. But how? Well, by knocking it down with his shoe,

of course. ...

Read by Mr Street

Pitt Street Pirates

by Terry Deary

Suitable for All

Have you ever dreamed of finding a long-lost treasure map? 

Meet the Pitt Street Pirates - a group of friends with just one

thing in mind - to sail lakes in their local park in

search of gold!

Read by Mr Abey

The Suitcase Kid

by Jacqueline Wilson

Suitability 9-11yrs

Distraught at her parents' divorce, Andy cannot decide who

she wants to live with. She spends one week at Mum's house, the

next at Dad's, but never really feels that she belongs anywhere.

This difficult situation, which is worsened by animosity between

Andy and her new stepfamilies, has no simple solution.

Read by Mrs Thomas

The Secret Lake

by Karen Inglis

Suitability: 8-11yrs

When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new

London home, they become mystified by the disappearances

of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog. Where does he go?

And why does he keep reappearing wet-through?

Read by Mrs Smithson

Room On A Broom

by Julia Donaldson

A classic story by this brilliant author.

Read by Miss Lee

The Tiger and the Jackal

by Vivian French and Alison Bartlett

Suitable for All


Read by Mrs Talbot

Slinky Malinki

by Lynley Dodd

Follow the adventures of Slinky Malinki, a fiendish black cat who

goes on a midnight stealing spree.  2 stories to entertain you!

Read by Mrs Suttle

You're a Bad Man Mr Gum!

by Andy Stanton

Good evening. Mr Gum is a complete horror who hates children,

animals, fun and corn on the cob. This book’s all about him.

And an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub. And Jake the dog,

and a little girl called Polly and an evil, stinky butcher all covered

in guts. And there’s heroes and sweets and adventures and


Read by Mr Horsley


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