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Paperback:

9780689870460 | Atheneum, April 30, 2017, cover price $8.99

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Product Description: Set sail for a “quirky, fast-paced adventure on the high seas” (SLJ) in this rollicking tale of pirates, poison, and monsters from New York Times bestselling author of Here Be Monsters!The kooky residents of Ratbridge are clamoring for the miracle medicine Black Jollop, but a shortage calls for action...read more

Paperback:

9780689870507 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, July 8, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Set sail for a “quirky, fast-paced adventure on the high seas” (SLJ) in this rollicking tale of pirates, poison, and monsters from New York Times bestselling author of Here Be Monsters!

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Product Description: Have you ever wondered what colour dinosaurs really were, what they had for breakfast or even whether you could beat one in a running race? You have! Then this is the book for you. Crammed full of interesting dino-facts and bursting with detailed illustrations, How Dinosaurs Really Work covers everything you need to know about these roaring beasts...read more

Hardcover:

9780857073136, titled "How Dinosaurs Really Work" | Gardners Books, August 30, 2012, cover price $18.60 | also contains How Dinosaurs Really Work! | About this edition: Have you ever wondered what colour dinosaurs really were, what they had for breakfast or even whether you could beat one in a running race?

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Product Description: This book presents the stories of Hans Christian Andersen in their original form (translated). These original stories contain undertones that are lost with Disney-like euphemisms and euphemistic adaptations. This also means there are some ghastly contents to children, so be attentive...read more

Hardcover:

9780531054635 | Orchard Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Presents versions of Andersen's tales, including 'Thumbelina,' 'The Little Mermaid,' 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' and others

Paperback:

9781486150212 | Reprint edition (Lightning Source Inc, June 20, 2012), cover price $9.94 | About this edition: This book presents the stories of Hans Christian Andersen in their original form (translated).

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Product Description: With Snatcher and his men safely guarded by the trotting badgers, the Nautical Laundry has resumed order once more. But new problems have arisen. The antidote they so desperately need is on Black Cabbage Island. And the island is fiercely guarded by a strange and terrible-looking monster...read more

Paperback:

9780192792747 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2011, cover price $9.90 | About this edition: With Snatcher and his men safely guarded by the trotting badgers, the Nautical Laundry has resumed order once more.

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Product Description: An unsavoury underwear incident has left the Nautical Laundry with severe money troubles! Without drastic action the business will sink, but the crew of rats and pirates can't see a way out ...Meanwhile, a new doctor has arrived in Ratbridge touting 'Black Jollop'; a miracle cure for just about everything...read more

Paperback:

9780192792723 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2011, cover price $9.65 | About this edition: An unsavoury underwear incident has left the Nautical Laundry with severe money troubles!

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Product Description: Set sail for adventure on the high seas in this rollicking tale of pirates, poison, and monsters from New York Times bestselling author Alan Snow.The kooky residents of Ratbridge are clamoring for the miracle medicine Black Jollop, but a shortage calls for action...read more

Hardcover:

9780192719652 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 7, 2010, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: Set sail for adventure on the high seas in this rollicking tale of pirates, poison, and monsters from New York Times bestselling author Alan Snow.

A humorous look at why dogs do what they do

Hardcover:

9780316802611 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A humorous look at why dogs do what they do

Paperback:

9780007309917, titled "How Dogs Really Work" | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 28, 2009), cover price $9.25
9780316801348 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1995, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A humorous look at why dogs do what they do

Prebinding:

9780785780342 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A humorous look at why dogs do what they do

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Product Description: New cover reissue of the hilarious cat owner's manual! What is a cat's sinister mission on earth? Where do cats go at night? Why do dogs dislike cats so much? Find out the answers to all of these questions...and more. Packed full of cross-section illustrations revealing the astonishing truth about cats, this hilarious spoof pet-owner manual, reissued with an attractive new cover design, is a must-have for animal-crazy children and adults alike...read more

Paperback:

9780007309924 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 28, 2009), cover price $9.25 | About this edition: New cover reissue of the hilarious cat owner's manual!

School and Library:

9780689858185 | Atheneum, July 30, 2016, cover price $16.99

Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling Snatcher and is trapped alone in the town, with no way home. Meanwhile Snatcher and his men are working tirelessly in secret, on a fiendish and dastardly plan to take over Ratbridge, and the world. With the help of Willbury Nibble QC and others, can Arthur thwart Snatcher's evil plans, and find his way home?

Hardcover:

9780192719645 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $23.35 | also contains Here Be Monsters | About this edition: Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling Snatcher and is trapped alone in the town, with no way home.

Paperback:

9780192755407 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $10.15

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Product Description: Skulduggery is afoot! Welcome to Ratbridge. But beware -- for there is skulduggery afoot. Young Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling outlaw, Snatcher, and is trapped alone in the town with every way home sealed. Meanwhile Snatcher and his men are working tirelessly in secret on a fiendish and dastardly plan to take over -- and destroy -- the entire town...read more

Paperback:

9780192755421 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $9.20 | About this edition: Skulduggery is afoot!

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Features tricks and illusions, from x-ray eyes and invisible photos to a climbing comic and crying crayon. This book includes instructions and step-by-step illustrations.

Paperback:

9781406306354 | Gardners Books, April 2, 2007, cover price $7.10 | About this edition: Features tricks and illusions, from x-ray eyes and invisible photos to a climbing comic and crying crayon.

In order to explain life's most annoying mysteries, like having a bad hair day or a missing piece to a large puzzle, the Snack Smashers, Ink Drinkers, and other troublemakers that cause mischief in a young person's life are exposed, in an amusing collection of poetry by the creators of Here's What You Do When You Can't Find Your Shoe: Ingenious Inventions for Pesky Problems.
By Andrea Perry and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689854699 | Atheneum, February 27, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Explain life's most annoying mysteries, like bad hair days and missing pieces to large puzzles, by exposing Snack Smashers, Ink Drinkers, and other troublemakers that cause mischief in a young person's life.

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Product Description: Entertaining antics and skullduggery abound in the book that inspired Laika Studio’s animated film The Boxtrolls, in theaters September 26, 2014!Welcome to Ratbridge. But beware—for there is skulduggery afoot. Young Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling outlaw, Snatcher, and is trapped alone in the town with every way home sealed...read more

Hardcover:

9780689870477 | Atheneum, June 20, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: While gathering food to bring to his grandfather, young Arthur becomes trapped in the city of Ratbridge, where he and some new friends try to stop a plot to shrink the monsters of Arthur's home, the Underworld, for a nefarious purpose.

Paperback:

9781481427623 | Mti edition (Atheneum, August 5, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Entertaining antics and skullduggery abound in the book that inspired Laika Studio’s animated film The Boxtrolls, in theaters September 26, 2014!
9780689870484 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, August 28, 2007), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: While gathering food to bring to his grandfather, young Arthur becomes trapped in the city of Ratbridge, where he and some new friends try to stop a plot to shrink the monsters of Arthur's home, the Underworld, for a nefarious purpose.
9780192753847 | New edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2006), cover price $12.30 | About this edition: Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling Snatcher and is trapped alone in the town, with no way home.

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Busby and Puffle, two best friends who live on a cliff, would do anything for each other, but when Busby asks to borrow the entire contents of Puffle's house, including the roof, Puffle beings to wonder why.
By Andrew Murray and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780007121557 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "On a tall, tall cliff there are two little houses where Busby and Puffle live.

Paperback:

9780007121564 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 30, 2005, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Busby and Puffle, two best friends who live on a cliff, would do anything for each other, but when Busby asks to borrow the entire contents of Puffle's house, including the roof, Puffle beings to wonder why.

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Eleven-year-old Danny's ex-stepmother and member of the Society of Librarians Against Youth, Aunt Mildred, has put a Zero Hex upon him, and Danny and his friend Imogen must break it before he is forced to endure a spell behind bars.
By A. E. Bowvayne and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780794512934 | New edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2006), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Danny's ex-stepmother and member of the Society of Librarians Against Youth, Aunt Mildred, has put a Zero Hex upon him, and Danny and his friend Imogen must break it before he is forced to endure a spell behind bars.
9780746060285 | Usborne Pub Ltd, October 29, 2004, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Danny's real-life wicked stepmother is back, and this time she's even meaner than before.

Top-secret information gathered at Santa's base under the North Pole reveals the machinations and hard work behind how Santa makes Christmas happen. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780689858178 | Atheneum, October 5, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Santa Claus has a complicated and sophisticated Christmas operation, which includes the training of and numerous jobs for his elves to the celebrations at his own Christmas Day party.
9780689860515 | Gardners Books, October 4, 2004, cover price $18.60 | About this edition: An ingenious look at how Christmas really works.

Paperback:

9781416950004 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, October 2, 2007), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Describes Santa Claus's complicated and sophisticated Christmas operation, which includes everything from the training of and numerous jobs for his elves to the celebrations at his own Christmas Day party.

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Danny Cloke writes his favorite author a fan letter, only to find out that the author is a ghost, who--for a price--will haunt Danny's wicked stepmother until she repents for her behavior.
By A. E. Bowvayne and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780794512927 | New edition (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2006), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Danny Cloke writes his favorite author a fan letter, only to find out that the author is a ghost, who--for a price--will haunt Danny's wicked stepmother until she repents for her behavior.
9780746060278 | Usborne Pub Ltd, July 2, 2004, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Danny Cloke takes refuge from his real-life wicked stepmother Aunt Mildred in the books of his favourite author, Cyril Spectre.

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After his puppet Tolstoy begins to take over his thoughts, ventriloquist Frank decides to lock his puppet away for his own safety, but when Frank's son decides that he wants to get into the act, Tolstoy decides to use young Jason's new career choice to break free from his attic prison and seek his revenge.
By Paul Magrs and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689870194 | Atheneum, June 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When famous puppets of British television are murdered, everyone suspects thirteen-year-old Jason's father, a bitter, forgotten puppeteer, of committing the grisly acts.

The author of The Truth About Cats presents a collection of not-yet-invented inventions that offer amusing and not-so-typical solutions to life's peculiar problems.
By Andrea Perry and Alan Snow (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689830679 | 1 edition (Atheneum, March 1, 2003), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Short poems describe crazy inventions, like footsie floss, an upside-down lens for bats, and a super spider spotter for Miss Muffet.

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Product Description: This series of delightful storybooks is a flexible resource designed to help teachers engage and motivate young learners in the classroom. They are an ideal way to support children in the early stages of learning English. Teacher's Books and Audio Cassettes/CDs make the Storybooks simple to use: the Teacher's Books cover the entire level and include step-by-step teaching notes with ideas for classes of different ability, photocopiable worksheets, and 'If you have time' sections suggesting original ideas for games and activities...read more
By Bill Gillham and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780521006507 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 3, 2002, cover price $3.48 | About this edition: This series of delightful storybooks is a flexible resource designed to help teachers engage and motivate young learners in the classroom.

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Product Description: This book shows how many Christian beliefs could be far older than what we have suspected. It gives a complete run-down of the stellar, lunar, and solar evolution of our religious systems and contains new, exhaustive research on the gods and our beliefs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781585091003 | Book Tree, February 1, 2000, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This book shows how many Christian beliefs could be far older than what we have suspected.

Product Description: This pack contains teacher's notes, six pupils' books, text strips and one big book version of the Beginning to Read book My Pet. The teacher's notes contain separate notes for guided and shared reading. Cambridge Reading is a major new reading scheme which provides stimulating books and support materials for the teaching of reading and the development of literacy throughout the primary years...read more
By W. E. C. Gillham, Jean Glasberg (editor) and Alan Snow (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780521666749 | 1 pck edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 24, 1999), cover price $32.93 | About this edition: This pack contains teacher's notes, six pupils' books, text strips and one big book version of the Beginning to Read book My Pet.

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