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CBC Online Catalogue : Books for 5 to 8 years : Authors A to C

It was a Dark and Stormy Night by Allan Ahlberg. It was a Dark and Stormy Night by Allan Ahlberg.(Reference #aa-aa)
Antonio, a small boy kidnapped by brigands, passes the dark and stormy night in their cave weaving incredible stories for them and solves his own problem of how to escape.

Price: £5.99


Jesus' Christmas Party by N. Allan.(Reference #009972491X)


Price: £3.99

Jesus' Christmas Party by N. Allan.


The Real Fairy Storybook by Georgie Adams & Sally Gardner The Real Fairy Storybook by Georgie Adams & Sally Gardner(Reference #1858816246)
Stories told by the faries:

The Seahorse and the Kelpie King

When I was a Tooth Fairy

Princess Curly Long Locks

The Shoemaker and the Robber Elves

One Pumpking, Five Dears and Three Good Wishes.

Price: £9.99


Anne Frank: The Last Days of Freedom by Roy Apps.(Reference #1)


Price: £4.50

Anne Frank: The Last Days of Freedom by Roy Apps.


Nigel the Pirate by Roy Apps. Nigel the Pirate by Roy Apps.(Reference #0750014784)


Price: £3.99


The Village Dinosaur by Phyllis Arkle.(Reference #01403112)
Exciting events occur in a quiet village when Jed discovers a living dinosaur in the quarry.

Price: £3.99

The Village Dinosaur by Phyllis Arkle.


The Railway Cat by Phyllis Arkle. The Railway Cat by Phyllis Arkle.(Reference #01403166)


Price: £5.99


The Incredible Shrinking Hippo by Stephanie Bandet.(Reference #01403707)
In the garden, Simon finds a hippo that can shrink if someone says a word meaning small.

Price: £3.99

The Incredible Shrinking Hippo by Stephanie Bandet.


The Story of the Dancing Frog by Quentin Blake. The Story of the Dancing Frog by Quentin Blake.(Reference #009953551-3)
George, a tiny green frog, leaps from the obscurity of the pond lilypad into the showbiz spotlight when his fancy footwork and toe tapping talent for dancing is discovered. George hits the big time with a bang and becomes a marvel on the stage, adored by millions all over the world but most of all by Gertrude.

Price: £4.50


Peril at the Pirate School by Tony Bradman.(Reference #tb)
Tim Bluebeard lives with his dad, Captain Bluebeard, his mum and his sister on the good ship Saucy Sally. Together they sail the seas having all sorts of great adventures.

Price: £3.50

Peril at the Pirate School by Tony Bradman.


Dilly and the Goody-Goody by Tony Bradman. Dilly and the Goody-Goody by Tony Bradman.(Reference #074971863)
Dilly's mother invites a good quiet dinosaur to tea. But Dilly, the worlds naughtiest dinosaur, invents some messy new games and then there are two naughty dinosaurs. Blue Bananas Reading Series.

Price: £3.99


Magnificent Mummies by T. Bradman and M. Chatterton.(Reference #0749727675)
Blue Bananas Reading Series.

Price: £3.99

Magnificent  Mummies by T. Bradman and M. Chatterton.


Cautionary Verses by Hilaire Belloc. Cautionary Verses by Hilaire Belloc.(Reference #0099295318)


Price: £4.99


Arthur locked in the library by Marc Brown(Reference #0099403439)
Arthur readers are perfect for children who are ready to read on their own.

Price: £2.99

Arthur locked in the library by Marc Brown


Stanley in Space by Jeff Brown. Stanley in Space by Jeff Brown.(Reference #0749706333)


Price: £3.50


Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown.(Reference #0749701374)


Price: £3.50

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown.


Invisible Stanley by Jeff Brown. Invisible Stanley by Jeff Brown.(Reference #0749725850)
The Lambchops are baffled when Stanley becomes invisible while eating raisins during an electrical storm. The problem is, how can they make him visible again? Meanwhile, Stanley shines and fades with the fame and infamy of being invisible. And he performs some amazing feats.

Price: £3.50


Stanley and the Magic Lamp by Jeff Brown.(Reference #0749707488)


Price: £3.50

Stanley and the Magic Lamp by Jeff Brown.


Oi ! Get Off our Train by John Burningham. Oi ! Get Off our Train by John Burningham.(Reference #009985340X)


Price: £4.99


Tales From Percy's Park, by Nick Butterworth(Reference #butterworth)
Find out how Percy helps his friends in these four favourite tales from Percy's Park.

Price: £4.99

Tales From Percy's Park, by Nick Butterworth


Mr Majerika by Humphrey Carpenter. Mr Majerika by Humphrey Carpenter.(Reference #01403167)
The school teacher with a difference whose adventures in books, on T.V. and on the stage have established him as a best seller. Eleven stories in the series.

Price: £3.99


Ballet magic on stage by Harriet Castor.(Reference #0140384804)
Illustrated by Chris Fisher.

Price: £3.99

Ballet magic on stage by Harriet Castor.


Sheltie the Shetland Pony Series by Peter Clover. Sheltie the Shetland Pony Series by Peter Clover.(Reference #01403813)
A new series for young readers about a special friendship. The first in a series of twelve. Emma is unhappy about moving to the country until she meets Sheltie, a Shetland pony with a big heart and a sense of fun and mischief.

Price: £2.99


Hercules - Operation snowsearch by Peter Clover(Reference #0340752955)
Jack and Hercules are helping a local farmer clear the area of dangerous traps, left by a cruel poacher.

Price: £3.50

Hercules - Operation snowsearch by Peter Clover


The phantom pony by Peter Clover. The phantom pony by Peter Clover.(Reference #0552546259)
A perfect tale for pony lovers!

Price: £3.50


Mummy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole.(Reference #0099299119B)
Mum and Dad decide it is time to tell their children the facts of life. But do they dare? And do they even really know them?

Red Fox.

Price: £4.99

Mummy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole.


Dr. Dog by Babette Cole. Dr. Dog by Babette Cole.(Reference #0099650829)
Dr. Dog give the Gumboyle family a lesson in the causes and cures of everyday family diseases, providing common-sense advice for everyone from baby to grandad. The result is a terrific story which is informative and fun.

Red Fox.

Price: £4.99


A Treasury of Pirate Stories chosen by Tony Bradman(Reference #bradman)
Full of swashbuckling fun. This rumbustious collection will delight all young children.

Price: £4.99

A Treasury of Pirate Stories chosen by Tony Bradman


Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne. Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne.(Reference #browne1)
An ordinary visit to the park but told from the point of view of each of the four participants each in their own voice. Anthony Browne has a very quirky outlook (his people are gorillas). But his paintings are lovely and he shows how things look different to different people. A stimulating book for young readers.

Price: £4.99


Walking with Dinosaurs - BBC(Reference #0563556412)
Using the latest in 3D technology phenomenal images from the Walking With Dinosaurs series have been spectacularly reproduced for this book. Take a look through the special glasses fixed to the front cover and watch the awesome prehistoric wildlife jump off the page!

Price: £8.99

Walking with Dinosaurs - BBC