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Guy the beagle, adopted from a shelter, must find a place for himself in an English palace when his mother marries Prince Harry, whose grandmother is very fond of dogs.
Lucy sets off on an adventure to find her father who has been captured by pirates. Lucy and the Pirates is a rollicking, rumbustuous adventure story set in the 18th century. It will appeal to both girls and boys
When her two grannies want to eat different meals and tell their own stories, how can Alvina make everyone happy?
Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grandparents watch stars, play games, and, most importantly, say hello and goodbye
When Jo is sick and has to stay home from school, her mother promises her a special surprise, and all day long she waits eagerly to see what it might be
A little girl spends time with her Poppy and Nana and answers to two very different nicknames
Jo can't wait to get to the playground
Aston's granddad Harry plays the trumpet in a brass band, while Grandad Roy plays the steel drum in a steel band. But only one band can play at Aston's summer fair at school ... Which band should Aston choose? Or can he find a way to bring everyone together?
"It's Saturday, and Jo has some money to spend. So she and her mum go shopping, while Dad stays at home to make lunch for them all. But what should she spend her money on? And what will they do when Patch the dog ruins their lunch plans? She'll have to wait and see"--Back cover