6 Frighteningly Good Stories

1. The Ghost Train (Funnybones)

Author: Allan Ahlberg, Illustrator: Andre Amstutz
Summary: Big Skeleton, Little Skeleton and Dog Skeleton are taking a spooky ride on the ghost train...
Where they encounter monster collectors, ghostly train drivers and something even more terrifying!


2. Stories of Wizards and Witches: Contains 25 classic Blyton Tales

Author: Enid Blyton 
Summary: 25 short stories is populated by every sort of magical and mysterious creature, from a grumpy wizard who is outwitted by an elf to pixie who rides on a rabbit. The stories are the perfect length for reading aloud in a classroom or at bedtime. With lots of humour and fantastic characters, these will appeal to newly confident readers to read alone as well as to younger children being read to.


3. Meg & Mog Spell Party 

Author: Helen Nicholl, Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski
Summary: In this the first story about much-loved characters Meg the witch and Mog her cat, the pair go off to a wild Hallowe’en party with all the other witches. The spell they cast goes off with a BANG!


4. Room on the Broom 

Author Julia Donaldson, Illustrator: Alex Scheffler
Summary: The story of a kind witch who invites a collection of animals to join her on her broom, though her cat thinks it will get too crowded. Her new friends make themselves useful, however, when the witch is threatened by a fearsome dragon.


5. Winnie’s Amazing Pumpkin 

Author: Valerie Thomas, Illustrator: Korky Paul
Summary: When Winnie and Wilbur decide to grow some vegetables, they end up with a gigantic pumpkin that's big enough to feed the whole neighbourhood. But when only the shell is left, a bit of magical recycling is required. It's a supersize Winnie and Wilbur adventure!


6. Monstersaurus 

Author: by Claire Feedman (creator of Pirates Love Underpants), Illustrator: Ben Cort 
Summary: Monty LOVES inventing But things don't always work - His walking toaster ran away And the robot went BERSERK! But then one day Monty found a book with instructions on how to create inventions very rare...read it if you dare!


NEW THIS OCTOBER...

Little Monsters

Author: David Williams, Illustrator: Adam Stower
Summary: Howler is a SMALL werewolf with a BIG problem. He is just not SCARY! And that makes him the odd one out at Monster School… But when Howler finds some new friends, he discovers that being the ODD one out might just make him the COOLEST one of all…

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