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  2. Horrible Histories (book series) - Wikipedia

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    Best Book with Facts in the Blue Peter Book Awards 2000; Best Book for Knowledge Award at the Blue Peter Book Awards 2001; Terry Deary tops the list of most-borrowed non-fiction children's authors every year (figures based on the Library Survey). Deary was voted the fifth most popular living children's author in a 2005 Guardian survey.

  3. Popular (TV series) - Wikipedia

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    Popular is an American teenage comedy-drama television series that aired on The WB, created by Ryan Murphy and Gina Matthews, starring Leslie Bibb and Carly Pope as two teenage girls who reside on opposite ends of the popularity spectrum at their high school, but are forced to get along when their single parents meet on a cruise ship and get married.

  4. Children's literature - Wikipedia

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    The first Danish children's book was The Child's Mirror by Niels Bredal in 1568, an adaptation of a courtesy book by the Dutch priest Erasmus. A Pretty and Splendid Maiden's Mirror, an adaptation of a German book for young women, became the first Swedish children's book upon its 1591 publication.

  5. The Railway Children - Wikipedia

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    The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and published in book form in the same year. It has been adapted for the screen several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known.

  6. A Series of Unfortunate Events - Wikipedia

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    Handler invented the pseudonym "Lemony Snicket" as an inside joke among friends years before the publication of A Series of Unfortunate Events. Handler acknowledges Edward Gorey and Roald Dahl as influences for his writing style in the series. The first book in the series was The Bad Beginning, released on September 30, 1999. Series overview

  7. List of best-selling books - Wikipedia

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    Having sold more than 500 million copies worldwide, Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling is the best-selling book series in history. The first novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, has sold in excess of 120 million copies, making it one of the best-selling books of all

  8. Arthur (Besson book series) - Wikipedia

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    The Arthur series refers to a series of fantasy novels for children written by Luc Besson, a film director and producer, and published from 2002 to 2005 in France, the United States and the United Kingdom. This term also refers to the feature films based on them, which Besson wrote, produced and directed. The films were made and released from ...

  9. Mog (Judith Kerr) - Wikipedia

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    Unusually for a popular children's series, Mog dies in the final book, 2002's Goodbye, Mog. [1] [2] Kerr based her illustrations of the house in which the family live on her own family home in Barnes , London , and the two children were named after the middle names of her own son and daughter, Matthew and Tacy. [3]