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    Cakes in Space – Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

    “The trouble with space is, there’s so much of it.  An ocean of blackness without any shore. A neverending nothing.  And here, all alone in the million billion miles of midnight, is one solitary moving speck. A fragile parcel, filled with sleeping people and their dreams.  A ship.” When Astra asks the Nom-o-tron for the ultimate cake she doesn’t realise that it might mean the end of the world for the space ship that her family is being carried to a new world on. She doesn’t realise that the ultimate cake will be a race of cakes that can eat their way through the space ships controls, and she doesn’t…

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    Oliver and the Seawigs – Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

    “Oliver Crisp was only ten years old, but they had been a very busy and exciting ten years, because Oliver’s mother and father were explorers. They met on the top of Mount Everest.  They had been married at the Lost Temple of Amon Hotep, and had spent their honeymoon searching for the elephant’s graveyard. And when young Oliver was born they simply bought themselves a back-carrier and an off-road baby-buggy and went right on exploring.” Oliver’s parents have exhausted all exploration locations. It would appear they have explored to the end of the world and back. So now its time to settle down. Oliver couldn’t be happier about the news…

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    Haunted – Various authors

    “Some of the best-loved children’s authors have come together to bring you this terrifying collection of ghost stories; There’s a lost ghost child trapped in a mirror and wanting to pull you in; an evil soul eater waiting for its next victim; a ghost walk with a haunting twist; and the spirit of a drowned boy who needs to be put to rest. These and many spine-chilling tales will make you scream, shiver and gasp. Open if you dare…” *** Let me tell you this, if you want to scare yourself silly, especially on, or close to, Hallowe’en Haunted is the collection of stories for you! I always find it…