Aarhus 39 – two-book collection of Quest and Odyssey

    By Aarhus various authors

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    Hay Festival is delighted to present Aarhus 39, a two-volume collection of the best emerging writers for young readers from across wider Europe. Three of among Europe’s best loved children’s authors – Matt Haig (UK), Kim Fupz Aakeson (Denmark) and Ana Cristina Herreros (Spain) – have selected thirty…

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    Alistair Grim Double – Odditorium and Odd Aquaticum

    By Gregory Funaro

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    Alistair Grim’s Odd Aquaticum BOOK 2 Grubb, the young apprentice at Alistair Grim’s Odditorium (a flying house of mechanical wonders) finds himself on the run, as all of London is convinced that Alistair Grim is a villain. Grim, however, has come up with a plan to defeat the real villain: the evil P…

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    Jack Fortune and the Search for the Hidden Valley

    By Sue Purkiss

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    An orphan child full of mischief, Jack lives with his crotchety widow aunt in eighteenth-century England. His naughtiness knows no limits, and when one day he goes a step too far, Aunt Constance decides that she’s had enough: from now on, his bachelor uncle can take care of him. Uncle Edmund is in n…

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    Quest: Stories of Journeys From Around Europe from the Aarhus 39 (Children)

    By Aarhus – various authors

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    Quest, a volume of seventeen stories aimed at children, will whisk you away from dark bedrooms to new dimensions and fantasy realms, via the Russian countryside and modern Rome. You’ll encounter talking field mice, invisible friends, flying kraiks, white elephants, runaway books and wardrobes that a…

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    The New Football Coach

    By Dominique Demers

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    Miss Charlotte – the new coach of a children’s football team – has some odd methods to prepare them for the big match. She decides to teach them to lose! And to have fun. Incredibly, it seems to work, as the kid who was always useless on the pitch suddenly scores a screamer in practice. But will the…

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    The Story of a Snail Who Discovered the Importance of Being Slow

    By Luis Sepúlveda

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    Rebelde the snail can’t stop asking his fellow molluscs awkward questions, starting with: why are we so slow? When he is finally banished from the snail community because of this, he is forced to travel the world alone. As he explores in his slow snail-like way, Rebelde makes new friends and goes on…

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    The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

    By Luis Sepúlveda

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    Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once it’s hatched and – most difficult of all – to teach…

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    The Porridge Plot

    By Che Golden

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    When Maya and her family move to the countryside, they are intrigued to find a house sprite living in their new home. This unwanted resident, which identifies itself as a Brownie, gets very upset when it realizes it won’t be getting its bowl of porridge, which Brownies expect to receive in exchange…

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    The New Teacher

    By Dominique Demers

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    Mademoiselle Charlotte, the new teacher, is not like the others: she wears a large hat and a crumpled dress that make her look like a scarecrow, and she talks to a rock. The children think she is crazy at first, but soon realize she makes school more fun than ever, getting them to measure the room w…

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    The Mysterious Librarian

    By Dominique Demers

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    When the mysterious and eccentric Miss Charlotte arrives in the village of Saint-Anatole to take over the tiny library, the locals are surprised to find out that she does things differently. Wearing a long blue dress and a giant hat, she takes her books out for a walk in a wheelbarrow and shows the…

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    The House in the Tree

    By Bianca Pitzorno

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    All children dream of having a secret house where they can live on their own, far from any rules and regulations. But not all of them are as lucky as Aglaia, who lives at the top of a magical tree together with her friend Bianca and an incredible host of flying dogs, talking cats, carnivorous flower…

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    The Horror Handbook

    By Paul van Loon

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    What happens to a vampire when he dies? How does somebody become a werewolf? How can you protect yourself from witches? All of these questions and more are answered in this book, which will finally give you all the information you ever wanted to know about ghosts, zombies, monsters and all kinds of…

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