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Supernatural tales for 7–9 year olds

Watch your children’s imaginations spirit them away with our selection of supernatural tales for 7–9 year olds. Unputdownable books about extraordinary children!

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Araminta Spook: My Haunted House

Araminta Spook: My Haunted House

Angie Sage

Araminta Spook lives in a haunted house with her Uncle Drac and Aunt Tabitha. But when her aunt and uncle threaten to move house, she devises a series of cunning plans to keep them in Spook House and finally realise her ambition of meeting an actual ghost. Spooky adventures with real child appeal!

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The Imaginary

The Imaginary

A. F. Harrold

Amanda and her imaginary friend Rudger have a wonderful time together, until nasty Mr Bunting moves next door. Mr Bunting catches imaginaries and, after Amanda is involved in an accident, Rudger abruptedly finds himself alone, racing to find someone else who can see him before he fades away. An exciting and magical book to spark young (and old) imaginations.

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Midnight for Charlie Bone

Midnight for Charlie Bone

Jenny Nimmo

Charlie is an ordinary boy with an unusual family, but his life changes one day when he discovers that he can look at a photo and hear the people in it talking. He goes to a school for children with strange gifts and works to help the owner of the local bookshop find her long-missing niece. This is just the first book in the terrific Children of the Red King series.

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The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Completely Fantastical Edition

The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Completely Fantastical Edition

Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black

When the Grace children moved into the old, abandoned Spiderwick Mansion, little did they realise that their lives would never be the same again. Having uncovered a fantastical world of sprites, faeries and goblins, there’s no turning back.

This edition features all five of the original books plus new bonus content, including sketches and early drafts. Ideal for new readers and old fans of the series alike.

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

Classic story of four children who discover the magical land of Narnia that has enchanted generations. The land has fauns and centaurs, nymphs and talking animals. But it is ruled by the cruel White Witch, who keeps the land in perpetual winter.

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Faerie Tribes: The Crystal Mirror

Faerie Tribes: The Crystal Mirror

Paula Harrison

On the night of the blood–red wolf moon, Laney turns 12 and discovers that she is a member of the Mist Faerie tribe. When an evil Shadow Faerie threatens to steal the Crystal Mirror, the source of the Mist Tribe’s power, Laney must work with her new friends to stop him.

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