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Hercufleas
Hercufleas
Sam Gayton
Greta needs a hero, someone to defeat the murderous giant Yuk. She goes to see Mr Stickler, proprietor of Happily...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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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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Crocodile Tears
Crocodile Tears
Anthony Horowitz
As exciting as ever with even more action and suspense, boy hero Alex Rider is back for his eighth spectacular...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Point Blanc
Point Blanc
Anthony Horowitz
High in the Alps, death waits for Alex Rider.  Investigations into the 'accidental' deaths of two of the world's most...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Othergirl
Othergirl
Nicole Burstein
There are lots of young girls with a best friend they think is so much prettier, funnier, and more popular...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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The Unlikely Outlaws
The Unlikely Outlaws
Philip Ardagh
Reading Age 6-9 Interest Age 7-10  There are actually four stories for the price of one in this chunky little...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2015
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Debuts of the Month
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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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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Big Wish
Big Wish
Brandon Robshaw
April 2015 Debut of the Month  Lucky Sam – he makes a wish on a shooting star and it comes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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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 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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Books of the Month
Monsters Love Underpants
Monsters Love Underpants
Claire Freedman
April 2015 Book of the Month  Best-selling underpants are back! It all began with Aliens who love underpants. Then the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
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Half Wild
Half Wild
Sally Green
April 2015 MEGA Book of the Month  Half Bad was one of the most talked about Young Adult...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2015
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How Harry Riddles Mega-Massively Broke the School
How Harry Riddles Mega-Massively Broke the School
Simon Mayle
April 2015 Book of the Month  Harry Riddles, aka the Shoutykid, is back for a new adventure. How can he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
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Looking-Glass Girl
Looking-Glass Girl
Cathy Cassidy
April 2015 Book of the Month  Best-selling Cathy Cassidy weaves the classic story of The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland...
Format: Hardback - 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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Pizza for Pirates
Pizza for Pirates
Adam Guillain, Charlotte Guillain
April 2015 Book of the Month  From the team who created the Roald Dahl Funny Prize shortlisted Spaghetti with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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This month's 'featured books'
Guardian Fiction Prize
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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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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The Dark Wild
The Dark Wild
Piers Torday
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014.    In The Dark Wild, Kester, a twelve year old with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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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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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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Blue Peter Book Awards
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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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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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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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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