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The Chocolate Factory Ghost by David OíConnell
Bloomsbury ISBN 9781408887066

Archie McBudge is amazed to discover he has inherited the world-renowned McBudge's Fudge and Confectionery Company from his Great-Uncle Archibald. He didn't even know he had a Great-Uncle Archibald - but everyone knows McBudge's Fudge! Free sweets for ever! But before he secures his inheritance, Archie has to follow the Quest with its magical clues and puzzles to prove he is worthy of being the heir. Is he up to the task and will he find the treasure awaiting him? This is an exciting adventure with the atmospheric backdrop of the old hall in a remote Scottish village. It is a real page-turner and will delight sweet-lovers young and old.

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The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day by Christopher Edge
Nosy Crow ISBN 9781788000291

It's Saturday and it's Maisie's birthday. She is sure it is going to be the best day ever. Maisie wants to build her own nuclear reactor so she is hoping to receive the things she needs as birthday presents. But she wakes to an empty house and she begins to be alarmed as she searches the house surrounded by a creepy silence. When she opens the front door she is met by a frightening darkness that seems to go on forever. And this is only the start of an ever-shifting reality. Can Maisie discover what is really happening? This is another fantastic story by this wonderful author. Its plot with its twists and turns will have you on the edge of your seat. It is challenging and thought-provoking.

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