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The Clumsies Make a Mess by Sorrel Anderson
HarperCollins Children's Books ISBN 9780007330904

When Howard Armitage finds talking mice in a bag under his desk, his life changes forever. And his packets of biscuits will never be the same again either! Although the mice want to help Howard get out of trouble with his evil boss, they are only good for... making a mess. This is the first book in the series about these surreal mice and their friends.

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Thief! by John Pilkington
Usborne Publishing ISBN 9780746097991

London in Elizabethan times is dirty and dangerous. Ben Button, a boy actor with a theatrical company, is tired of the hustle and bustle and is eager to return home to rural Hornsey. However Ben is soon drawn into a manhunt for a murderer and he has to unearth the mystery of the stranger and the treasure he seeks. This fantastic adventure is part of a rip-roaring series in which Ben takes centre stage.

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