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Books of the Month
Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon
Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon
Sarah Courtauld
July 2014 Book of the Month  Knights and princesses and swords and dragons all feature in this hugely entertaining story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Great War An Anthology of Stories Inspired by Objects from the First World War
The Great War An Anthology of Stories Inspired by Objects from the First World War

July 2014 Non-Fiction Book of the Month  What did living through the First World War feel like for relatives at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Bluebird
Bluebird
Bob Staake
July 2014 Book of the Month  Echoes of the classic story of The Red Balloon shape this stunning wordless picture...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Hangman's Revolution
The Hangman's Revolution
Eoin Colfer
Best-selling Eoin Colfer gives readers a thrilling and action-packed new episode in his series of titles about Chevie Savano, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2014
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Scarlett Fever
Scarlett Fever
Maureen Johnson
 Queen-of-Teens Maureen Johnson captures Scarlett’s hectic and fluctuating life in this third story about the goings on at  Hopewell Hotel,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant
Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant
Derek Landy
July 2014 Book of the Month  For the first time, every Skulduggery Pleasant short story - plus The End of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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This month's 'featured books'
Carnegie/Greenaway
The Positively Last Performance
The Positively Last Performance
Geraldine Mccaughrean
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014  Award winning Geraldine McCaughrean spins a brilliantly fanciful yarn in the magical setting of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
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Too Noisy!
Too Noisy!
Malachy Doyle
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  Sam’s family all love noise. And they make a lot of it! When...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2012
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Rooftoppers
Rooftoppers
Katherine Rundell
Overall Winner and Winner of Fiction for 5-12's category 2014 Waterstones Children's Book Prize  Winner of the Blue Peter Book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2013
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Charm and Strange
Charm and Strange
Stephanie Kuehn
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014  'Don't. Please don't say my name. You have no idea who I really...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/06/2013
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The Bunker Diary
The Bunker Diary
Kevin Brooks
Winner of the Carnegie Medal 2014. This is a hard-hitting novel which has divided opinion since winning the 2014 Carnegie...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2013
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After Tomorrow
After Tomorrow
Gillian Cross
Winner of The Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2014 - Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014 - Shortlisted for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
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Miffy
Miffy and the New Baby
Miffy and the New Baby
Dick Bruna
This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Miffy has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
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Miffy's Birthday
Miffy's Birthday
Dick Bruna
Small, square and always with a robust, hardback cover, Dick Bruna’s iconic picture books about the little white bunny called...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
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Miffy at the Zoo
Miffy at the Zoo
Dick Bruna
A pair of parrots, a zebra and a kangaroo - these are just some of the animals Miffy sees for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
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Miffy's Garden
Miffy's Garden
Dick Bruna
How do flowers grow? What can Miffy do to help? Miffy experiences the pleasures of gardening for the first time... Small,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2014
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Miffy on Holiday!
Miffy on Holiday!
Dick Bruna
Meet Miffy - a lovable little bunny who likes to discover the wonder in everyday things. Miffy and her parents...
Format: Novelty book - Released: 22/05/2014
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Miffy at the Gallery
Miffy at the Gallery
Dick Bruna
A great way to introduce young children to the modern art world. Simplifies forms of modern art to toddlers while...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
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Books Reviewed by Children
The Broken King
The Broken King
Philip Womack
When Simon is really annoyed with his sister Anna he summons up the Broken King from a favourite poem and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2014
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Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon
Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-dragon
Sarah Courtauld
July 2014 Book of the Month  Knights and princesses and swords and dragons all feature in this hugely entertaining story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
E. B. White
How a wise spider saves a young pig from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Darkness Hidden
Darkness Hidden
Zoe Marriott
Fans of Cassandra Clare, L.A. Weatherly and Becca Fitzpatrick will love this, the second in The Name of the Blade...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Letter for the King
The Letter for the King
Tonke Dragt
Gripping from its opening moment onwards, this award-winning book that doesn’t miss a beat from its thrilling beginning to its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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The Rain
The Rain
Virginia Bergin
July 2014 Debut of the Month   A dystopian story told with the refreshing addition of a dollop of good humour....
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
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Horrid Henry 20th Anniversary
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Francesca Simon
Introducing Horrid Henry, the boy who throws food, snatches,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
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Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup
Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup
Francesca Simon
Best-selling Francesca Simon tells four terrific new stories about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports
A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports
Francesca Simon
Packed with freaky facts and random trivia, this is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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Horrid Henry's Biggest and Best Ever Joke Book - 3-in-1
Horrid Henry's Biggest and Best Ever Joke Book - 3-in-1
Francesca Simon
Horrid Henry is back with this bumper 3-in-1 collection...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
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Horrid Henry's Wedding
Horrid Henry's Wedding
Francesca Simon
Henry goes to a very Horrid wedding in this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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Horrid Henry's All Time Favourite Joke Book
Horrid Henry's All Time Favourite Joke Book
Francesca Simon
Enjoy some jokes from the irrepressible Horrid Henry with his most totally brilliant, fiendishly funny, utterly wicked joke book yet! Why...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2012
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This month's 'featured books'
Debuts of the Month
The Rain
The Rain
Virginia Bergin
July 2014 Debut of the Month   A dystopian story told with the refreshing addition of a dollop of good humour....
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
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The Savage Kingdom
The Savage Kingdom
Simon David Eden
July 2014 Debut of the Month  An epic fantasy adventure about loyalty, courage, hope, survival... and the awesome power of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
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Head Over Heart
Head Over Heart
Colette Victor
July 2014 Debut of the Month  Boys, homework and family – Zeynab has all the usual concerns of any girl...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Glimpse
Glimpse
Kendra Leighton
July 2014 Debut of the Month  A poem from the past is woven into this haunting contemporary story in which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
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Jumblecat
Jumblecat
Archie Kimpton
July 2014 Debut of the Month  Introducing a fantastically funny new voice in children's fiction.  Think David Walliams meets Franck...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Luck Uglies
The Luck Uglies
Paul Durham
Rye’s life is saved by a mysterious stranger on the night of the Black Moon, an event which leads her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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