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              Books by Joan Aiken

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              Mortimer and the Sword Excalibur

              Mortimer and the Sword Excalibur (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Aiken, Joan; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              In the fifth title about Arabel and her beloved raven, an enormous hole is being dug in the park. Has Mortimer found King Arthur's Round Table and Sword Excalibur?

              ISBN 9781847806925
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2015
              Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Arabel and Mortimer Series
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              The Shadow Guests
               

              The Shadow Guests (Paperback)

              By Aiken, Joan

              • Imp. $22.99
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              A lonely boy haunted by an ancient family curse, The Shadow Guests is a classic supernatural mystery from the master-storyteller, Joan Aiken.After the mysterious disappearance of his mother and older brother, Cosmo is sent away to live with his father's eccentric cousin, and to a... strange school where he is lost and lonely among his unfriendly classmates. Luckily he can escape at weekends to the peace of his cousin's ancient mill house, and the shadowy companions only he can see. But then he learns about the family curse, with which his visitors from the past seem to be connected. The 'shadow guests' welcome Cosmo's help, but are their increasingly menacing activities linked to his own problems?
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              ISBN 9780241337363
              Released NZ 29 Oct 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series A puffin book
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              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              The Spiral Stair

              The Spiral Stair (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Aiken, Joan; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              Giraffe thieves are about! Arabel and her raven have to act fast!

              ISBN 9781847806949
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2015
              Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Arabel and Mortimer Series
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              Stoneywish and other chilling stories: A Bloomsbury Reader
               

              Stoneywish and other chilling stories: A Bloomsbury Reader (Paperback)

              By Aiken, Joan

              • RRP: $19.50
              • $15.60
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              • Internationally sourced

              A brilliant collection of spine-chilling tales by Joan Aiken, author of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase. From a mysterious traveller who leaves an injured horse with a stranger, to a garden plant that slowly creeps into a house during a thunderstorm and a man who comes across two ...angry forces in the middle of a forest, this chilling collection of stories will have readers jumping at bumps in the night. Much-loved author Joan Aiken is best known for The Wolves of Willoughby Chase and the Arabel and Mortimer books. This brilliant collection has spooky black-and-white illustrations by TBC and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence, covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: Dark Red Ideal for ages 9+
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              ISBN 9781472967732
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Bloomsbury Readers
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              The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
               

              The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Paperback)

              By Aiken, Joan

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              When Good King James III was on the throne and the frozen North Country was full of wolves, a little girl called Bonnie was waiting at dusk for her orphan cousin Sylvia to come from London to keep her company, and for the arrival of her new guardian who is in charge when her pare...nts go abroad.
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              ISBN 9780141362663
              Released NZ 21 Oct 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Wolves of Willoughby Chase
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              The Gift Giving: Favourite Stories

              The Gift Giving: Favourite Stories (Paperback)

              By Aiken, Joan, MBE; Illustrated by Bailey, Peter

              • RRP: $26.99
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              A volume of Joan Aiken's own favourite stories, collected here for the first time.

              ISBN 9780349005898
              Released NZ 29 Nov 2016
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Virago modern classics
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              A Necklace Of Raindrops
                

              A Necklace Of Raindrops (Hardback)

              By Aiken, Joan; Illustrated by Pienkowski, Jan

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              A collection of modern fairytales featuring silhouette illustrations.

              ISBN 9780224083805
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              A Necklace of Raindrops
               

              A Necklace of Raindrops (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Aiken, Joan; Read by Aiken, Lizza

              • RRP: $34.99
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              A beautiful audio edition of Joan Aiken's captivating collection of much-loved modern fairytales. 'This Is how it all began...' From 'A Necklace of Raindrops' to 'The Patchwork Quilt', here are eight classic stories to treasure and enjoy. Beginning and ending with a birthday, thi...s spell-binding collection conjures up a world filled with magic, where wishes can come true. A Necklace Of Raindrops that keeps its owner dry in the heaviest rainstorm; a tiger that runs faster than the wind; a huge floating apple pie with a piece of sky in it; a baker's cat who swells to the size of a whale when his mistress feeds him yeast; a house that stands on one leg - these are just some of the objects and characters that figure in these delightful stories.
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              ISBN 9781489342805
              Published NZ 1 May 2016
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Is
               

              Is (Paperback)

              By Aiken, Joan

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $24.00
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              Dido's sister, Is, travels north to try and find her lost cousin. But instead of the promised Playland, she discovers an underground kingdom where children work as slaves in the worst conditions imaginable, under the rule of the sinister Gold Kingy...

              ISBN 9781782955528
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2015
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              The Stolen Lake

              The Stolen Lake (Paperback, New edition)

              By Aiken, Joan; Illustrated by Marriott, Pat

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Dido Twite stops off in South America and comes up against the sinister queen of New Cumbria who seems to be able to stay young forever. Is this linked to the lack of girl children in the land? This is the fourth in the James III sequence which began with The Wolves of Willoughby... Chase .
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              ISBN 9780099888406
              Released NZ 3 Aug 1993
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence
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