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Up, Up and Away! by Tracey Corderoy
Nosy Crow ISBN 9780857638489

It is Rocky Road Race Day and Shifty and Sam are so excited. They have made sure the Bakemobile is gleaming and ready for the race as they would love to win the sparkling gold cup. However trouble is in store when they see Red Rocket at the start line. Can their super-sized spatulas and the Cupcake-Catapult stop Red Rocket from winning? Shifty and Sam must then use their skills to help catch a jewellery thief and sort out a mystery parcel that is left at the café. Here are three more super stories with fantastic illustrations in this delightful series. They are sure to keep young readers entertained and amused.

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Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure by Alex T Smith
Hodder ISBN 9781444932065

Mr Penguin certainly looks like a penguin but he is much more than an ordinary penguin - he is an adventurer! So when the telephone rings and Boudicca Bones, owner of the Museum of Extraordinary Objects, asks him to find buried treasure he is eager to help, flippers aquiver with anticipation. He enlists the help of his friend Colin the spider and the dynamic duo head to the museum. But when things get dirty and even dangerous, will Mr Penguin keep his spirit of adventure and emerge a hero? Here is another warm and funny book by this talented writer / illustrator. It is lively and entertaining from start to finish.

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