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1. WEE MALKIE Large Print - Frances Mary Hendry

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Contemporary issues novel about bullying, set in Scotland, for younger teens, published in Large Print. Small, downtrodden Malcolm finally explodes, and stands up to his bullying stepbrother - with a frying pan. And his life changes drastically. Exiled by his stepfather to the wilds of Scotland, away from his mother and little sister, into the care of his elderly Aunt Mary and a huge Rambo lookalike, he meets a fresh type of bully and faces humiliation and shocking dangers for himself and his beloved dog Bullet. He tries to control his urge to react with violence, to stop being a victim, to develop a new outlook on life. So that when the gorgeously handsome Gerald reappears, gloating, Malcolm can maybe - just maybe - sort him out. Nothing goes smoothly, of course. But in the fresh explosion of personalities, with the help of his new friends and family, Wee Malkie faces his problems with determination and humour - and the result surprises even him.

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2. THE SEER'S STONE Large Print - Frances Mary Hendry

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Spooky psychological thriller for children, in Large Print. "Nothing exciting ever happens." Will Beth learn to regret her words as her weird cousin Tanya comes to stay, closely followed by the mysterious Mr Mandrake? As the quest for the magical seer's stone unfolds, a dark and evil force is unleashed. Can Tanya use her psychic powers to protect her cousin and reclaim the stone? Or will the malevolent Mr Mandrake get there first? As the nightmares begin .remember...don't look into his eyes!

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3. QUEST FOR A KELPIE Large Print - Frances Mary Hendry

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Historical intrigue for children 9-12, printed in large print. set in a Scottish fishing village in the days of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Jeannie Main will make a king, and break a king, come four times into the shadow of the gibbet, and risk her life by riding the Kelpie, the fearsome water monster. That's what wee Jeannie is told during the 1745 Rising, as Prince Charles Edward Stewart makes his desperate attempt to win back his grandfather's crown from the Hanoverian King George. Ach, blethers! But Jeannie's prophecy comes terrifyingly true. She must make bitter choices, where either way could bring death or ruin for herself or those around her, and then face the consequences of those decisions. This is not a comfortable, cosy story. 12-year-old Jeannie is no sweet little angel, but a tough, hardy little fisher quean. But she faces life with a lively humour, honesty, courage, and immense loyalty to her family and friends, which make her instantly likeable.

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4. QUEST FOR ATLANTIS Large Print - Frances Mary Hendry

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Fantasy adventure story for young adults, in Large Print. Chooker, the Queen's young sister, must fight to restore her family's name and save the underwater kingdom of Atlantis. Sequel to ATLANTIS by Frances Mary Hendry (also in Large Print). The peaceful kingdom of Atlantis is in great danger from a terrible giant, and people are blaming Mungith and his discovery. His cousin Chooker, the young sister of the Queen, realises that the only way to restore the good name of her family and protect the kingdom is to make the journey to Outside, to find the other giants and prove they are not all bad. And when the King's wicked sister tries to kill her to make her stop, it only makes Chooker realise how urgent her mission is. . .

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5. Atlantis Large Print - Frances Mary Hendry

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Exciting fantasy adventure story for young adults, printed in Large Print. An unbelievable discovery by a young boy suddenly puts the underwater city in great danger. The effects are still felt in the follow up book, QUEST FOR ATLANTIS by Frances Mary Hendry (also in Large Print). A creak, a crunching growl, a roar. A brief dazzle of light. He tried to leap for the wall, as the Coal had told him to do, but his bad ankle gave way. The roof fell in... Far below the Antarctic ice, the folk of Atlantis have lived for centuries, safe from the cold and danger Outside. But when a boy called Mungith makes an unbelievable discovery in the old mines, the Atlantans' lives are suddenly in great danger. Then tragedy hits the kingdom, and Mungith knows he will be blamed - unless he can somehow restore peace and well-being to his people.

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