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Toffee Apple Night (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Seaside Rescue Willow Valley
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication October 3rd 2013
ISBN 978-1407137612
 
The perfect autumn story, especially for bonfire night. Filled with gorgeous illustrations. Ideal for reading together or for children who are just starting to read alone. Willow Valley is a very special place. Nestled in a hidden valley, trees of all shapes and sizes grew on the rolling green hills and pretty flowers dance in the meadows. It's the night of the firefly festival and Riley the mouse, Starla the badger and Horatio the hedgehog are very excited! It's going to be lots of fun and there will be plenty of yummy toffee apples to eat!
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Hubble Bubble: The Glorious Granny Bake Off
Young Fiction
Hubble Bubble The glorious granny bake off
Publisher Nosy Crow


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Publication 3rd October 2013
ISBN 978-0857632227


 
Pandora's granny is (whisper it) a witch! She causes magical mayhem wherever she goes. In these stories, she brings comic chaos to a televised bake-off, delightful disaster to a school fair and tons of trouble to a stately home! But she puts everything right in the end, with a bit of help from Pandora. Everyone loves Granny, especially her long-suffering granddaughter! "Oh, goody!" Tilda chuckled. "Food-fight time!" "Did someone say food-fight?" Granny beamed. "Splendid!" cried Gwendolyn....
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A Seaside Rescue (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Seaside Rescue Willow Valley
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication June 6th 2013
ISBN 978-1407134895
 
Riley the mouse, Starla the badger and Horatio the hedgehog are off to the seaside. They can't wait to have fun building sandcastles and collecting shells. If only Riley's boring cousin, Daisy, wasn't there too! Is she going to spoil all their fun?
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One Snowy Day (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
One Snowy Day Willow Valley
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication 1st November 2012
ISBN 978-1407134833
 
The perfect gift for Christmas. Willow Valley is a very special place. Nestled in a hidden valley, trees of all shapes and sizes grew on the rolling green hills and pretty flowers dance in the meadows. Only the animals who live there know their way in and out, but they hardly ever want to lave because they're having too much fun ... especially now it's snowing!
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Birthday Fun (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Birthday Fun Willow Valley
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication June 7th 2012
ISBN 978-1407124742
 
It's Riley's birthday and they can't wait for his party! What will his present be?
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Spooky Sleepover (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication June 7th 2012
ISBN 978-1407124759
 
When they decide to camp out in Riley's garden they hadn't realised there would be so many scary noises. Who's afraid of the dark? Everyone!
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The Big Bike Race (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication June 7th 2012
ISBN 978-1407124766
 
Riley has been challenged to a bike race by the class bully, Rothwell. But Riley finds bike-riding very tricky. Can he ever win?
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Hide and Seek (Willow Valley)
Young Fiction
Publisher Scholastic
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Publication June 7th 2012
ISBN 978-1407124773
 
When Riley's little sister Mimi-Rose goes missing, the friends know they have to find her before it gets dark. Where can she be?
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Pick 'n' Mix! - The Grunt and The Grouch
Young Fiction
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Publisher Stripes Publishing
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Illustrator Lee Wildish
Publication April 5th 2010
ISBN 9781847151223
 
Join The Grunt and The Grouch as they disperse the queue at the cinema by playing the windy pop game, get into hot water at school for teaching the children some rude songs, and find themselves tidying up their lovely, grimy house when Auntie comes to stay.
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Beastly Feast! - The Grunt and The Grouch
Young Fiction
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Publisher Stripes Publishing
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Illustrator Lee Wildish
Publication April 5th 2010
ISBN 9781847151230
 
Join The Grunt and The Grouch as they cook up a storm as the new school dinner men, find their perfect flea-ridden pet dog only to find the dog wants to be clean and visit the barbers for a frighteningly close-shave!
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Big Splash! - The Grunt and The Grouch
Young Fiction
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Publisher Stripes Publishing
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Illustrator Lee Wildish
Publication July 5th 2010
ISBN 978-1847151346
 
Dive in with The Grunt and The Grouch as they gatecrash the opening of the local swimming pool, fall out on a camping trip, and come face to face with a little troll horror when they're left to babysit Grunty's cousin.
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Freaky Funfair! - The Grunt and The Grouch
Young Fiction
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Publisher Stripes Publishing
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Publication March 7th 2011
ISBN 978-1847151612

Buckle up with The Grunt and The Grouch as they dare each other to go on the loop-the-loop at the fair, help themselves to one of the museum's dinosaur bones for Grotbag's dinner, and fall out so badly that they have to split the house in two.
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Wakey Wakey Big Brown Bear
Picture Books
Wakey Wakey Big Brown Bear
Publisher Parragon Book

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Illustrator Rachel Swirles
Publication 1st Oct 2012
ISBN 978-1472329165

It's Autumn and time for Big Brown Bear to have a nice sleep. He won't wake up until after Winter. But he's not happy. He'll miss palying in the crunchy leaves, and splashing in rain puddles, and watching the snow fall. Luckily his friends are on hand to help - they'll make sure Big Brown Bear doesn't miss a thing ! An enchanting seasonal story about friendship and fun.

 
Spells-A-Popping! Granny's Shopping!
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Publisher Nosy Crow

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Illustrator Joe Berger
Publication 5th September 2013
ISBN 978-0857632210

There's more trouble afoot for the little girl whose Granny is a
(shhh, whisper it) witch, whom we first met in Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble.

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Just Right For Two
Picture Books
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Publisher Nosy Crow
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Illustrator Ros Beardshaw
Publication July 2013
ISBN 978-0857631763
 
Dog has everything he needs in his big blue suitcase - it's the perfect fit for all the little treasures he has collected along the way - and Dog is sure that he is happy just him and his suitcase...
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The Very Messy Mermaid
Picture Books
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Publisher Alison Green Books
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Illustrator Kate Leake
Publication July 2013
ISBN 978-1407135427
 

Little mermaid Twinkletail's parents can't stand any mess at all. They are determined that her birthday party will be incredibly neat - with strictly no games, no friends and no cake!

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No!
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
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Illustrator Tim Warnes
Publication July 2013
ISBN 978-1848956520
 
Archie was adorable. Everybody said so. Until one day he learned a new word… "No!"
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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam
Picture Books
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Publisher Nosy Crow
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Illustrator Steven Lenton
Publication May 2013
ISBN 978-0857631466
 
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam are two hapless robber dogs who decide on a career-change after one bungled burglary too many.
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I Want My Mummy!
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
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Illustrator Alison Edgson
Publication February 2013
ISBN 978-1848955370
 
It's Arthur's first day apart from his mummy and he really misses her. Even his fantastic dragon costume and favourite toy dragon don't cheer him up. "Raaagh!" he roars grumpily. But luckily Granny knows just what to do...Perfect to reassure any toddler worried about being apart from their parents.
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Boo!
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
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Illustrator Caroline Peddler
Publication February 2013
ISBN 978-1848955394
 
Hullabaloo LOVES playing boo! But when he jumps out to surprise his friends he causes chaos - Squirrel lands in a puddle...SPLAT! Hedgehog topples over...CRASH! And poor Timid Mouse bursts into tears! "NO MORE BOOS!" everyone shouts. Whatever will Hullabaloo do?
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Whizz Pop, Granny Stop!
Picture Books
Publisher Nosy Crow

Illustrator Joe Berger
Publication 1st September 2012
ISBN 978-0857631312
 
Granny just loves to help – a little bit of magic always speeds things along – and she’s happy to whizz out her ‘helping kit’ at the drop of a pointy hat. However, sometimes all her granddaughter wants is to do things under her own steam, and to spend some quality time – well, normal(ish) time – with her beloved granny. But is her birthday party the right time to choose to turn down the magic? Find out in this touching and hilarious companion title to Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble ...
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Monty and Milli
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
Illustrator Tim Warnes
Publication May 1 2012
ISBN 978-1848953079
 
Everything Monty does, Milli does too. Milli spoils everything! Monty has had enough.
"I wish you’d turn into a Warty Toad then disappear!" he shouts.
Kazaam! Kazim! Kazoom!
Suddenly Milli is nowhere to be seen. Did Monty really make his little sister disappear?
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NEVER say NO to a Princess!
Picture Books
Publisher Alison Green Books

Illustrator Kate Leake

Publication 1st March 2012
ISBN 978-1407115580 (HB)
978-1407115610 (Paperback)


Never say no to a princess - or she’ll cry!
But what does a princess need to make her happy?
Sparkly shoes?
Sparkly toys?
Sparkly necklaces?
Or maybe just a very unsparkly new friend?
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Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble!
Picture Books
Publisher Nosy Crow

Illustrator Joe Berger
Publication 1st September 2011
ISBN 978-0857630278
 
If your granny were a little bit, well, different from other grannies, would you want to change her… or would you end up thinking you love her just the way she is?

In this funny rhyming text, a little girl whose granny is (whisper it) a witch, gets fed up with dealing with the problems she creates, so she tries to reform her, but a reformed granny is bored and boring, and maybe it’s more fun to cook up a big pot of gloop with granny’s witchy friends after all...
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Frog and Mouse
Picture Books
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Publisher Meadowside Children's Books

Illustrator Anna Popescu
Publication 20 March 2012
ISBN 978-1845395032

Frog was bored.
There was nothing to do.
‘Don’t be bored, Frog,’ said Mouse.
‘We can go to the seaside, see?’
A touching depiction of friendship between a timid Frog
and an adventurous Mouse. Mouse gently encourages Frog
into a world of discovery.
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The Grunt and The Grouch
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press buyonamazon
Illustrator Lee Wildish
Publication April 5th 2010
ISBN 9781848950245
 
Meet the Grunt - if you dare - the grumpiest troll in the world!
When the Grunt finds a party invitation on his doormat, he is furious - he hates Tuesdays, he hates visitors, and he hates parties.
But then he meets the Grouch … and things are never quite the same again.
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Just One More!
Picture Books
justonemore
Publisher Little Tiger Press

Illustrator Alison Edgson
Publication February 2012
ISBN 978-1848953123

It‘s bedtime for Little Brown Bunny. So Mummy reads him a bedtime story.
Then another…then another…
“Just one more!” cries Little Brown Bunny. But there are no stories left!
Then Little Brown Bunny has a wonderful idea…


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The Little White Owl
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
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Illustrator Jane Chapman
Publication September 2010
ISBN 9781848950856
 
Deep in his heart the little white owl had colours of every shade but how could he show the beautiful owls the rainbows that danced inside? Would they ever be his friends? Would they let him share their world? The little white owl had nothing to give except the stories bumping inside him. But would his stories be enough to melt their icy hearts…
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Brave Little Penguin...
Picture Books
Publisher Little Tiger Press

Illustrator Gavin Scott
Publication 1st September 2011

ISBN 978-1848952430

 

Who’d be scared of a big ugly Walrus who’d squash you flat in one roll? “Not me!” Plip tells his big brother, Percy. “Not me!’ Plip assures his big sister, Posy.
Then Plip loses his favourite sock-toy and decides to go off and find him. But what if Wal-The-Wump finds Plip first…

Introducing brave little Plip, the roly-poly penguin who will melt your heart!

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Star Friends
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press buyonamazon
Illustrator Alison Edgson
Publication 9th July 2010
ISBN 9781848950955
 

Far, far away on planet Ooogle lives Ooogle-Doogle. He’s shy, sweet and VERY neat, and his favourite thing is polishing his plants. Then, one morning, he finds a Boogle in his garden, and Ooogle-Doogle is VERY SCARED! But the Boogle is not scary, he is a friendly, funny little alien who will change Ooogle-Doogle’s life for ever…

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Oh Dylan!
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
Illustrator Tina Macnaughton
Publication February 7th 2011
ISBN 978 1 84895 136 5

Dylan duckling and his three sisters are off to the pond for their very first swim. “Hold on to the daisy chain, then you won’t get lost,” says Mummy duck. But Dylan has other ideas…

Meet Dylan, a playful duckling who will win your heart!
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A Flower in the Snow
Picture Books
Publisher Egmont
Illustrator Sophie Allsopp
Publication October 2012
ISBN 978-1405249454
 

Luna and Bear are best friends. They belong together like bread and jam! Everything they do, they do together.
When a beautiful flower pops up in the snow, Luna is delighted! But soon the flower fades away, and with it, Luna’s smile. Will Bear ever be able to bring it back…

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It's Potty Time!
Picture Books
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Publisher Little Tiger Press
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Illustrator Caroline Pedler
Publication Spring 2011
ISBN 978 1 84895 138 9
 
One, two, three, it’s time to wee, Potties are the place to be!

Baby Bear is learning to use his new potty and Barnaby, his toy rabbit, is learning too! It’s sometimes rather tricky… but Mummy knows what will help!

A wonderful book to reassure little ones learning to use a potty!
 
It's Mine!
Picture Books
Publisher Little Tiger Press
Illustrator Caroline Pedler
Publication 1 July 2012
ISBN 978-1848954816
 
Lulu and Baby Bear are having great fun together in their tiger den.
But when Lulu wants to play with Baby Bear's new tiger toy…uh-oh!
Baby Bear does not want to share!
Then Baby Bear has a really good idea…

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The Magic Christmas Star
Picture Books
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PublisherHallmark
IllustratorSimon Taylor-Kielty
PublicationOctober 2008
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With Christmas Day only one dream away, Little Bear couldn’t be more excited! But poor Santa needs a little help to make this Christmas Day truly magical…
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Monsters, Mayhem and a Sprinkling of Crumbs!
Fiction ( 8 - 12yrs )
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Publisher Stripes

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Illustrator Ali Pye
Publication 1st September 2013
ISBN 978-1847153807

Follow the fabulously funny adventures of Martha, Otto and Scarlett Crumb, their Aunt Beastly and her pet boar Basil, as they battle baddies and conquer monsters in this second adventure.

The Crumbs have got something that belongs to The Unstoppables, who will stop at nothing to get it back! When Aunt Beastly takes the children up to Scotland so she can deal with an emergency on her boar farm, the ruthless criminal gang, the Unstoppables, are hard on their heels to get their mastermind scrapbook back.

For their cover, the baddies must take part in the local highland games whilst the children try to keep the scrapbook hidden. But it turns out they're not the only ones with a secret - the local villagers have a cunning plan, too...Let the mayhem begin!


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Baddies, Beasties and a Sprinkling of Crumbs!
Fiction ( 8 - 12yrs )
Publisher Stripes
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Illustrator Ali Pye
Publication 1st April 2013
ISBN 978-1847152459
 

"Baddies, Beasties and a Sprinkling of Crumbs!" tells the story of Otto, Martha and Scarlett Crumb.

With their dad, Henrig, busy inventing a special case to protect the Golden Elephant of Heera, they're expecting to look after themselves over the summer. Yet suddenly Henrig's long-lost sister turns up - and she's beastly!

The children think things can't get any worse ...but then the Unstoppables, a notorious gang of robbers, set their sights on Henrig's special case, and it seems they'll stop at nothing to get their hands on it...

Can Otto, Martha and Scarlett stop the Unstoppables?


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Willow Valley: Birthday Fun & Spooky Sleepover (Unabridged)
Audio Books
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Publisher AudioGo
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Narrator Chris Naylor
Publication November 2012
ASIN B00A2735EE
 

Willow Valley is a very special place. Nestled in a hidden valley, trees of all shapes and sizes grew on the rolling green hills and pretty flowers dance in the meadows. Only the animals who live there know their way in and out, but they hardly ever want to leave because they're having too much fun!


In "Spooky Sleepover", the friends decide to camp out in Riley's garden - but they hadn't realised there would be so many scary noises. Who's afraid of the dark?

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Willow Valley: The Big Bike Race & Hide and Seek (Unabridged)
Audio Books
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Publisher AudioGo
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Narrator Chris Naylor
Publication November 2012
ASIN B00A2732Z6
 

Willow Valley is a very special place. Nestled in a hidden valley, trees of all shapes and sizes grow on the rolling green hills and pretty flowers dance in the meadows. Only the animals who live there know their way in and out, but they hardly ever want to leave because they're having too much fun! Riley the mouse, Starla the badger, and Horatio the hedgehog are the best of friends.

In The Big Bike Race, Riley has been challenged to a bike race by the class bully, Rothwell. Can Riley win? In Hide and Seek, when Riley's sister, Mimi Rose, goes missing, the friends know they have to find her before it gets dark. Where can she be?

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