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Blue Peter Book Awards
Corpse Talk
Corpse Talk
Adam Murphy
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Book with Facts   Meet some of history's most famous, infamous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Boy in the Tower
Boy in the Tower
Polly Ho-Yen
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 - Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 Best...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Chris Riddell
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 Best Story - October 2014 Book of the Month    Award-winning author/ illustrator...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
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The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff
The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff
Andy Seed
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Book with Facts      This laugh-out-loud book is bursting with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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Animalium
Animalium
Jenny Broom
See Katie Scott at Hay Fever!   Join illustrator Katie...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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The Spy Who Loved School Dinners
The Spy Who Loved School Dinners
Pamela Butchart
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Story    Izzy is really pleased to have been put in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Debuts of the Month
The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
Paige McKenzie, Alyssa B. Sheinmel
April 2015 Debut of the Month Sunshine has just turned sixteen when she and her mum leave Texas for a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
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Denton Little's Death Date
Denton Little's Death Date
Lance Rubin
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Teenager Denton Little is about to die. In his society, everyone knows the day...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
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Lily and Bear
Lily and Bear
Lisa Stubbs
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Lily and Bear – two wonderful new characters who love to play together – and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
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The Crow Talker
The Crow Talker
Jacob Grey
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Caw is an orphan, or might as well be. His parents threw him out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
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Seed
Seed
Lisa Heathfield
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Fifteen year old Pearl has lived all her life at Seed, a nature-worshipping cult...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2015
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The Accidental Prime Minister
The Accidental Prime Minister
Tom McLaughlin
April 2015 Debut of the Month  We’ve all thought it: a twelve-year-old boy could do an MP’s job at least...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Books of the Month
Baby's Very First Slide and See Animals
Baby's Very First Slide and See Animals
Fiona Watt
April 2015 Book of the Month   This chunky, colourful little board book is just the thing to develop early faculties...
Format: Board book - Released: 01/04/2015
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You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus
You Can't Take an Elephant on the Bus
Patricia Cleveland-Peck
April 2015 Book of the Month - Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month  There’s lots of laughs here! An elephant...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2015
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The Astounding Broccoli Boy
The Astounding Broccoli Boy
Frank Cottrell Boyce
April 2015 Book of the Month   Frank Cottrell Boyce...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/03/2015
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Slug Needs a Hug
Slug Needs a Hug
Jeanne Willis
April 2015 Book of the Month - Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month  Best-selling Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
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The Hangman's Revolution
The Hangman's Revolution
Eoin Colfer
April 2015 Book of the Month   Best-selling Eoin Colfer gives readers a thrilling and action-packed new episode in his series...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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I'll Give You the Sun
I'll Give You the Sun
Jandy Nelson
April 2015 Book of the Month A rollercoaster story that will pick all readers up and sweep them along in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Guardian Fiction Prize
Shine
Shine
Candy Gourlay
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   This is not a ghost story even though there are plenty...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
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The Lost Gods
The Lost Gods
Francesca Simon
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   Best-selling Francesca Simon tells a second hilarious story about what happens...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Phoenix
Phoenix
S. F. Said
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   The supernova is coming ...one boy alone can save the galaxy!...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2013
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She is Not Invisible
She is Not Invisible
Marcus Sedgwick
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   When sixteen-year-old Laureth’s father vanishes she is determined to track him...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby After Iris
The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby After Iris
Natasha Farrant
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures
Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures
Kate DiCamillo
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014- Winner of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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This month's 'featured books'
Books Reviewed by Children
Snakehead
Snakehead
Anthony Horowitz
Undercover in a poisonous world, teen spy Alex Rider is back for another adrenalin rush adventure that will have all...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Denton Little's Death Date
Denton Little's Death Date
Lance Rubin
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Teenager Denton Little is about to die. In his society, everyone knows the day...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
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The Accidental Prime Minister
The Accidental Prime Minister
Tom McLaughlin
April 2015 Debut of the Month  We’ve all thought it: a twelve-year-old boy could do an MP’s job at least...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Sir John the (Mostly) Brave
Sir John the (Mostly) Brave
Johnny Smith
What’s in a name, asks this new series of madcap adventures for young readers.  John Smith is fed up with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Skeleton Key
Skeleton Key
Anthony Horowitz
More edge of your seat thrilling action from one of the masters of suspense in children’s fiction.  Super spy Alex...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Dark Satanic Mills
Dark Satanic Mills
Marcus Sedgwick, Julian Sedgwick
Shortlisted for the 2015 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - November 2013 Book of the Month   Award-winning Marcus Sedgwick has teamed up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
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