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Dixie O’Day and the Great Diamond Robbery by Shirley Hughes & Clara Vulliamy
Bodley Head ISBN 9781782300137

Dixie and Percy book in for a luxurious holiday at the Hotel Splendide. Soon they see a Very Important Person, a pop star, drawing up outside in a limousine. Dixie isn't impressed but Percy has been a fan of hers for years. When the VIP's jewels are stolen they find themselves caught up in some frightening but exciting detective work. They were hoping for some holiday treats but they weren't expecting quite such an adventure in Brightsea! This is a beautifully written and illustrated book. Join in the friendship and fun with these delightful characters in this new series.

 
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Hubble Bubble: The Pesky Pirate Prank! by Tracey Corderoy & Joe Berger
Nosy Crow ISBN 9780857632241

Pandora comes from a family of witches - and the wackiest of them all is her Granny. When Granny waves her wand there is not usually just magic but also mayhem! Whether at school, at home or even at her uncle's wedding, Pandora loves it when Granny is around performing magic but very often she is the one who has to make sure everything turns out well. Here are three sparkling stories written and illustrated with a fantastic mixture of magic and excitement. Children can enjoy them reading on their own or reading together.

 
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