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Pirate Curse by Shoo Rayner
Orchard Books ISBN 9781408302712

Axel wants to spend his free-time swimming and scuba-diving but he can't. His parents are famous rock stars so he is followed by photographers all the time. When Uncle Rackham arrives and asks Axel to help him find some ancient buried treasure Axel is thrilled as he realises he is in for an adventure. But can they overcome the dangers of the ocean and the evil pirate curse? The latest in the Axel Storm series, this is a thrilling story for newly confident readers or for reading together. Batten down the hatches and enjoy a great read!

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Bad Cat, Good Cat by Lynne Reid Banks
HarperCollins ISBN 9780007419043

David and Paloma, his friend next door, absolutely love cats and everything to do with them. When David is given Turk for his birthday he thinks his snow-white cat is the most beautiful thing ever. However things are not always as they seem. Paloma soon has her own cat and when the humans go away the two very different cats have to fend for themselves - and each other. This is a fantastic story of two animals and two children written with great insight into the lives of each one of them. It is an exciting adventure that will delight both boys and girls.

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