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CBC Online Catalogue : Books for 8 to 12 years : Authors A to C
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Smelly Socks Joke Book by Susan Abbott. Smelly Socks Joke Book by Susan Abbott.(Reference #0099562707)
Here it is - what the world's been holding its nose for - the foulest, funniest joke book around. Packed with pungent puns and reeling with revolting riddles, its guaranteed to leave you gasping for air.

Price: £1.99


Wolves of Willoughby Chase. by Joan Aitkin.(Reference #009997206)
After being orphaned two sisters are left in the care of the evil miss Slighcarp. They determine to escape. A superb fantasy story told with style and craft.

Price: £9.00

Wolves of Willoughby Chase.  by Joan Aitkin.


Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott(Reference #0140366687)
The good natured March girls, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy manage to lead interesting lives despite their father's absence away at war and the family's lack of money.

Price: £3.50


Anne Frank The Last Days of Freedom by Roy Apps.(Reference #075002111X)
A fascinating insight into the tragic events that led Anne and her family to hide from the Nazis.

Price: £4.50

Anne Frank The Last Days of Freedom by Roy Apps.


Railway Cat and the Ghost by Phyllis Arkle Railway Cat and the Ghost by Phyllis Arkle(Reference #0340699930)


Price: £2.99


Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.(Reference #0140373373)
Elizabeth is greatly unimpressed by the haughty Mr Darcy when he snubs her at a dance. She considers him to be proud and arrogant. However, Elizabeth discovers that a man can change his manners and a lady her mind.

Price: £3.99

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.


Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.(Reference #0140378502)
Elinor and Marianne are two strickingly different sisters. Both are in love. Elinor with respectable Edward Ferras and Marianne with attractive but unsuitable John Willoughby. They find out that both men are engaged to other women and the struggle begins.

Price: £3.99


Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.(Reference #0140366741)


Price: £2.99

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.


Blubber. by Judy Blume. Blubber. by Judy Blume.(Reference #0330263293)
When pudgy Linda reads out her whale project in class everyone laughs at her. Jill joins in with the cruel teasing. But things take a turn when the bullies pick the next victim.

Price: £3.99


Tiger Eyes. by Judy Blume.(Reference #0330269542)
Haunted still by the death of her father during a raid on his store, Davey and her family go to stay in Mexico with relatives - desolate and feeling alone she suddenly meets a mysterious young man called Wolf.

Tiger Eyes. by Judy Blume.


Iggie`s House. by Judy Blume. Iggie`s House. by Judy Blume.(Reference #0330266829)
A book that deals with the problems of racism. When a black family moves into a white area the trouble starts. Winnie is full of good intentions towards her new neighbours, but can they ever be friends.

Price: £3.99


Its not the End of the World. by Judy Blume.(Reference #0330256890)
Her parents are divorcing, her friend says its nothing, she's been through it herself. But there must be a way to stop it from happening and get them back together..... before the whole world falls apart.

Its not the End of the World. by Judy Blume.


Deenie. by Judy Blume. Deenie. by Judy Blume.(Reference #0320280031)



Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.(Reference #0140366946)
Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his great friend and he falls violently in love with her. When she does not marry him, Heathcliff terrible vengeance ruins them all. But still his and Cathy's love will not die.

Price: £3.99

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.


Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.(Reference #0140366784)
Jane Eyre endures an unhappy childhood hated by her aunt and cousins. Jane is sent to Loxwood School where her life improves and she stays on as a teacher. She leaves and goes to work as a governess at Mr Rochester's home where she hopes to find happiness.

Price: £3.50


The Shark Callers. by Eric Campbell.(Reference #0330329995)
Sharks and volcanoes set the scene for this book, with Andy and his family caught in a volcano explosion and a boy, also at sea, called Kaleku who has to catch and kill a shark to earn his place as a shark caller. And there are many sharks out there waiting....

Price: £3.99

The Shark Callers. by Eric Campbell.


Alice`s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Alice`s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.(Reference #014036675X)
When Alice follows a whie rabbit in a waistcoat down a hole, she finds herself in a mixed up world where nothing is as she expects it to be. Anything can happen. She meets a pipe smoking caterpillar, a grinning cat, a mad hatter and the formidable Queen of Hearts.

Price: £2.99


Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine(Reference #carsonlev)
The fairy Lucinda intended it to be a gift; the gift of Obedience. But it was really a curse. Whenever anybody gave Ella a direct instruction she had to obey it, come what may. A magical story in both senses of the word, Ella's quest to undo the curse is funny and exciting.

Price: £3.99

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine


Princess Molly`s Heart.  by Ceilinelle Charbonnet. Princess Molly`s Heart. by Ceilinelle Charbonnet.(Reference #0590133993)


Price: £2.99


Aliens stole my Dad by Bruce Colville.(Reference #0340653558)


Price: £3.50

Aliens stole my Dad by Bruce Colville.


What Katy Did by Susan Coolridge. What Katy Did by Susan Coolridge.(Reference #0140366970)
Gangly quick tempered Katy always means to be good but her resolutions always fail her. Until, one day, the swing break...but it is still a long and eventful time before Katy learns to be as loving and patient as her invalid cousin, Helen.

Price: £3.50


King of Shadows by Susan Cooper.(Reference #0370326202)
I lay very still, with all my senses telling me that I had gone mad. The plague? Nobody's had the plague for centuries...

Price: £10.99

King of Shadows by Susan Cooper.


Little Sea Horse. by Helen Cresswell. Little Sea Horse. by Helen Cresswell.(Reference #0340634618)


Price: £3.50


Just William Facsimile Edition. by Richard Crompton.(Reference #0330534085)
There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable mischief-maker has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers for over seventy years. William is a byword for irrepressible boyhood.

Price: £3.99

Just William Facsimile Edition. by Richard Crompton.


Crazy Shoe Shuffle by Colleen Cross Crazy Shoe Shuffle by Colleen Cross(Reference #0749722002)


Price: £3.50


Enchantment, Fairy Tales Ghost Stories and Tales of Wonder by Kevin Crossley-Holland(Reference #crossleyhol)
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Or, if you prefer less well-known traditional stories, Kevin Crossley-Holland has scoured folk tales and fairy stories from the peripheral parts of Britain where the magic still lives, Ireland, Scotland, Cumbria, the far west of England. Weird, spine-tingling and mysterious.

Price: £12.99

Enchantment, Fairy Tales Ghost Stories and Tales of Wonder by Kevin Crossley-Holland


Aliens Ate my Homework. by Bruce Colville. Aliens Ate my Homework. by Bruce Colville.(Reference #0340651156)
Can you only tell the truth however silly? Then you'll know how Rod felt when his teacher asked about his science project. ' Aliens ate my homework, Miss Maloney!!'

Price: £3.50


There’s An Alien in my Classroom! by Coville(Reference #coville1)
Pleskit’s new in school. He’s purple bald and has a stalk growing out of the top of his head. It’s going to be an interesting first term.

Price: £3.99

There’s An Alien in my Classroom! by Coville