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Demolition Dad
Demolition Dad
Phil Earle
May 2015 MEGA Book of the Month  Jake Biggs’s dad works in demolition.  All week long he knocks down buildings...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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How to Win a Monster Race
How to Win a Monster Race
Caryl Hart
May 2015 Book of the Month    The creators of bestsellers How to Grow a Dinosaur and How to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures
Maggie Stiefvater, Jackson Pearce
May 2015 Book of the Month  Pip Bartlett can talk to animals, which is impressive enough, but her world is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2015
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Monsters Love Underpants
Monsters Love Underpants
Claire Freedman
May 2015 Book of the Month  Best-selling underpants are back! It all began with Aliens who love underpants. Then the Dinosaurs...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
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Catch Your Death
Catch Your Death
Lauren Child
May 2015 Book of the Month  There’s a real vogue for girl detectives at the moment, but Ruby Redfort is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Soon
Soon
Timothy Knapman
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2015  Patrick Benson’s superb illustrations bring to life this touching adventure for a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Debuts of the Month
Darkmouth
Darkmouth
Shane Hegarty
May 2015 Debut of the Month   Darkmouth might appear to be a normal seaside town, but it’s really not the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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The it Girl
The it Girl
Katy Birchall
May 2015 Debut of the Month  Geek Girl meets Notting Hill in Katy Birchall’s sparkling debut.  Central character Anna is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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The Imagination Box
The Imagination Box
Martyn Ford
May 2015 Debut of the Month Could this Imagination Box be the greatest toy on earth?  Join 10 year old...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Lottery Boy
Lottery Boy
Michael Byrne
May 2015 Debut of the Month  Thirteen year old Bully, real name Bradley, has chosen to live on the streets...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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The Last Summer of Us
The Last Summer of Us
Maggie Harcourt
May 2015 Debut of the Month   Three young friends...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2015
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We are All Made of Molecules
We are All Made of Molecules
Susin Nielsen
May 2015 Debut of the Month  Stewart and Ashley are about as different as it’s possible to be.  He’s super...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Books Reviewed by Children
Darkmouth
Darkmouth
Shane Hegarty
May 2015 Debut of the Month   Darkmouth might appear to be a normal seaside town, but it’s really not the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom
The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom
Vicki Lockwood
May 2015 Book of the Month  Young readers who like their mystery stories tinged with a bit of Victorian gothic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Big Game Movie Tie-in
Big Game Movie Tie-in
Dan Smith
Dan Smith is appearing at Hay Fever alongside fellow...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy
Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy
Cas Lester
Mischief and magic make an excellent combination in this lively new series. Nixie is not a typical fairy – she’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Catherine Certitude
Catherine Certitude
Patrick Modiano
From her apartment block in New York, Catherine Certitude thinks back to her childhood and growing up with her father...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2014
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Lottery Boy
Lottery Boy
Michael Byrne
May 2015 Debut of the Month  Thirteen year old Bully, real name Bradley, has chosen to live on the streets...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Guardian Fiction Prize
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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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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We Were Liars
We Were Liars
E. Lockhart
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 - May...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/05/2014
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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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Blue Peter Book Awards
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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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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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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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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