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£1 Books

Here are details of the six special £1 (€1.50) Books created for World Book Day 2006.

You can redeem your £1 (€1.50) Book Token against these books at participating book retailers.

The Front Cover of Here Comes Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs

Here Comes Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs
By Ian Whybrow and Adrian Reynolds

Age Range: 3 years +
Published by Puffin Books

Here comes Harry with his bucketful of dinosaurs in this specially produced book just for World Book Day 2006! Anyone who loves books as much as Harry loves his dinosaurs will enjoy this one. Join in the brand new song about Harry’s adventures and learn all the dinosaurs’ names before tucking up in bed with them.

The Front Cover of Rainbow Magic: Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy


Rainbow Magic: Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy
By Daisy Meadows Illustrated by George Ripper

Age range: 5-7 years
Published by Orchard Books

Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy is very upset. Jack Frost has stolen the magic Quill Pen from Fairyland and he’s rewriting all the fairytales so that they end sadly! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Hannah get the magic pen back and save the Happy Ever Afters? A fantastic new Rainbow Magic story especially for World Book Day.

The Front Cover of How to Train Your Viking by Toothless the Dragon

How to Train Your Viking by Toothless the Dragon
Translated from the Dragonese by Cressida Cowell

Age range: 8-11 years
Published by Hodder Children’s Books

Toothless was the truly unremarkable dragon of the truly extraordinary Viking Hero, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. But it wasn’t always like that .There was a time when Hiccup was finding it hard to be a Hero, while Toothless was finding it even harder to be a Hero’s dragon. Being disobedient and cheeky is not as easy as it looks - here are Toothless’s tips on how to train your Viking!

The Front Cover of The Mum Surprise

The Mum Surprise
By Gwyneth Rees

Age range: 8 years +
Published by Macmillan Children’s Books

A funny and clever story starring the lovable Esmie, whose detective skills prove handy against a suspected robber! From the best-selling, award-winning author of THE MUM HUNT and FAIRY series.

The Front Cover of The Stone Pilot

The Stone Pilot
By Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Age range: 10 years +
Published by Random House Children’s Books

An exclusive story, tracing the history of Maugin the Stone Pilot, who Twig meets in STORMCHASER. Maugin is a trog, destined to change from a beautiful delicate creature into the fearsomely impressive adult termagant at her first blooding, due very soon. But an ill-fated trip above ground ends with her capture by Deepwoods slavers. Maugin’s subsequent sale to a terrifying scientist could be the end of her - but for the actions of a young sky pirate, Quint Verginix. A wonderful accompaniment to the series and a must for any Edge Chronicles fan.

The Front Cover of Koyasan

Koyasan
By Darren Shan

Age range: 11 years +
Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Prepare to be spooked in this spine-tingling new story from the master of horror, Darren Shan!
"The boys and girls in the graveyard were shouting, but Koyasan no longer heard them. The world had become a wide, grey void. She could hear deep rasping sounds, the breath of creatures which had been human once but weren't any more."
All of the children like to play in the graveyard, except Koyasan, who is too afraid to cross the bridge to play. But when her sister's soul is stolen she must find the courage to enter a realm of evil, where she knows the spirits are waiting . . .

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