Most widely held works by Sophie Aldred
Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
While trying to reconnect with her friend Tom, who has returned to the United States without leaving a forwarding address, eight-year-old Rose inadvertently discovers the identity of her adopted sister Saffy's father.
Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork, while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rest of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town.
Bob the builder. Super scrambler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Get ready for super-sized fun with Bob the Builder and the Can-Do Crew in these four exciting adventures! Scrambler wants to be a Super- Smasher hero while he builds Farmer Pickles' milk shed. When Scratch tries to make a dream room come true, it almost turns into a building nightmare. And Roley is on a mission to find a lost document but ends up getting lost himself.
This is the bear by Sarah Hayes ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The mum-minder by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"Sadie quite likes her mum being a childminder. But there's a chaotic half-term in store for Sadie when her mum falls ill with the flu. Now Sadie has to help out with looking after all the babies-- and be a mum-minder."
Doctor Who. Remembrance of the Daleks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The Doctor goes back in time 25 years, to Coal Hill Secondary School, where an army group is investigating hostile aliens. The Doctor discovers they are White Imperial Daleks, searching for the Hand of Omega, a remote stellar manipulator left by the first Doctor.
Lizzie Zipmouth by Jacqueline Wilson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Fruit and nutcase by Jean Ure ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Since Mandy Small has trouble writing, her teacher suggests that she tell her life story into a tape recorder. Mandy tells about her loving but irresponsible parents, the school bully, the landlady, and Nan, who thinks Mandy's parents aren't fit to look after her. With so much to worry about Mandy fears she might turn into a real fruit and nutcase.
The zoo in the attic ; and, The treasure in the garden by Hilary McKay ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Here are two of a series of stories about the riotous children who live in Paradise House. In The Zoo in the Attic, Danny is mad about animals and wants a sheepdog for his birthday. But when he receives a goldfish called Oscar instead, he decides to create his own, secret zoo in the attic! In The Treasure in the Garden, Nathan escapes to the cupboard under the stairs for some peace and quiet, and discovers the clue to buried treasure.
Cosmo and the magic sneeze by Gwyneth Rees ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Cosmo has always wanted to be a witch-cat, just like his father, so when he passes the special test he's really excited. He can't wait to use his magic sneeze to help Sybil the witch mix her spells. A purrfectly funny and spooky story starring one brave kitten who finds himself in a cauldron-full of trouble.
The owl who was afraid of the dark by Jill Tomlinson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Owls are supposed to be night birds, but young Plop is afraid of the dark, despite how much other people and animals tell him they enjoy it.
The lady in the tower by Marie-Louise Jensen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Eleanor's mother is imprisoned after a terrible accusation. For four years Eleanor's only comfort has been their secret notes to one another. A chance discovery reveals a plot to murder her mother and now Eleanor must free her before it's too late.
The ice-cream machine by Julie Bertagna ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Only in America by Dominic Holland ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Princess Posy knight in training by Alex Gutteridge ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Posy is the knight of fashion! Posy would much rather be a noble knight than a picture-perfect princess. Dangerous missions to fight for what's right are more her style. But what happens when she crosses swords with Sir Darren Daring? Will Posy's princess powers save the day?
The exiles by Hilary McKay ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The four Conroy sisters spend a wild summer at the seaside with Big Grandma, who tries to break them of their reading habit by substituting fresh air and hard work for books and gets unexpected results.
Helping Hercules by Francesca Simon ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Susan is whisked back in time to ancient Greece where she finds that helping Hercules clean out the Augean stables is a lot worse than cleaning her room. She has many other hair-raising experiences in the world of Greek mythology.
The littlest dragon stories by Margaret Ryan ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about a little dragon with big ideas who always wins in the end!
Mr. Wolf's pancakes by Jan Fearnley ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Mr. Wolf asks some of his neighbors to help him make pancakes, and even though they all rudely refuse, when the pancakes are done they expect to share the feast.
The Puffin book of fantastic first poems ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A collection of funny, unusual, exciting, traditional and contemporary poems for young children. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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