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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Red Hot Reads

Red Hot Reads are story collections on the topics that children love, written by both classic and contemporary authors.

  • More Horse and Pony Stories
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  • Vampire Stories
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  • More Ghost Stories
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    • More Ghost Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Aidan Chambers; Tim Stevens
      Kingfisher

    • Including masterpieces such as Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Agatha Christie's "The Lamp," this eerie anthology of fifteen stories is not for the faint of heart.

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  • Funny Stories
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    • Funny Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Michael Rosen; Tony Blundell
      Kingfisher

    • Get ready to laugh with this collection of thirty-nine of the world's funniest stories with comic contributions from the likes of James Thurber, Roald Dahl, and Joyce Grenfell.

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  • Adventure Stories
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  • Heroic Stories
    • Heroic Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Anthony Masters; Illustrated by Chris Molan
      Kingfisher

    • Celebrating the extraordinary achievements of real-life heroes such as Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Marie Curie, and Neil Armstrong, this collection features twenty-three extracts. These compelling...

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  • Top Teen Stories
  • Ballet Stories
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    • Ballet Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Harriet Castor; Sally Holmes
      Kingfisher

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  • Science Fiction Stories
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    • Science Fiction Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Edward Blishen; Karin Littlewood
      Kingfisher

    • Attention, earthlings! Here are twenty imaginative stories from the pioneers of sci-fi and the best of today's popular science fiction writers, including Isaac Asimov, H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke,...

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  • Animal Stories
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    • Animal Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Michael Morpurgo; Andrew Davidson
      Kingfisher

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  • Ghost Stories
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    • Ghost Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Sean Eckett; Robert Westall
      Kingfisher

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  • Fantasy Stories
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  • Detective Stories
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    • Detective Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Philip Pullman
      Kingfisher

    • Young mystery fans will be enthralled by this compelling volume of detective fiction that includes both classic and contemporary writers such as Italo Calvino, Agatha Christie, Ellery Queen, Damon...

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  • Sports Stories
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    • Sports Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Alan Durant
      Kingfisher

    • With a caliber of stories and extracts several notches above the expected fare in a compilation, this collection includes contributions from Matt Christopher (Wingman on Ice), Walter Dean Myers (Slam!),...

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  • Horse and Pony Stories
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    • Horse and Pony Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Christine Pullein-Thompson
      Kingfisher

    • A thoroughbred collection with a diverse selection of twenty stories and extracts by such authors as Anna Sewell, Leo Tolstoy, C. S. Lewis, Helen Griffiths, Saki, Monica Dickens, Walter Farley, and...

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  • Mystery Stories
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    • Mystery Stories

    • Red Hot Reads
      Helen Cresswell
      Kingfisher

    • Including tales from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Ray Bradbury, and Joan Aiken, this collection of eighteen stories offers a marvelous sampling of the mystery genre from classic detective...

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