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Debuts of the Month
In Bloom
In Bloom
Matthew Crow
April 2014 Debut of the Month   As funny as it is moving, this is wonderfully vibrant and life-affirming story as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2014
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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Leslye Walton
April 2014 Debut of the Month  *** Suitable for 15+ as some explicit content  An enormous family saga unfolds in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Brave
Brave
Wendy Constance
April 2014 Debut of the Month - Winner of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Private Blog of Joe Cowley
The Private Blog of Joe Cowley
Ben Davis
April 2014 Debut of the Month   ** Due to the content we recommend this for 12+ readers   Fourteen-year-old Joe Cowley off-loads...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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Bone Jack
Bone Jack
Sara Crowe
April 2014 Debut of the Month  A haunting story in which Ash and his soldier father are linked by traditions from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Tip-tap Dancing Cat
The Tip-tap Dancing Cat
Joanna Boyle
April 2014 Debut of the Month Join Oscar the cat in his secret passion! He may look like any old...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2014
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Shakespeare 450th Anniversary
Shakespeare: A Three Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Shakespeare: A Three Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Nina Cosford
2014 marks the 450th Anniversary of William Shakespeare  Beautifully packaged and full of detailed information this is a stunning fold...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Orchard Book of Classic Shakespeare Stories
The Orchard Book of Classic Shakespeare Stories
Andrew Matthews
A beautiful new edition, reissued and reformatted to celebrate 450 years since William Shakespeare's birth - an ideal first introduction...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/03/2014
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What's So Special About Shakespeare?
What's So Special About Shakespeare?
Michael Rosen
So what was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? What do we actually know about him? And how does...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2007
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Shakespeare's Storybook
Shakespeare's Storybook
Patrick Ryan
Shakespeare was a brilliant storyteller and he knew a good story when he heard one.  Here in this wonderfully atmospheric...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/03/2006
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Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Rosie Dickins
Young Reading: Series Three. The life of Britain’s most famous playwright told for children ready to tackle longer and more...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2008
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Shakespeare Collection Gift Set
Shakespeare Collection Gift Set

Usborne have chosen five Shakespeare plays to abridge and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2013
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Books of the Month
Scavenger 1: Zoid
Scavenger 1: Zoid
Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
April 2014 Book of the Month  The award-winning writer/illustrators Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell plot a new gripping sci-fi adventure...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machine
Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machine
Peter Bently
April 2014 Book of the Month   A delightfully dotty flock of sheep have fun flying, by the winner of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
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All the Truth That's In Me
All the Truth That's In Me
Julie Berry
April 2014 Book of the Month - Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014  A deeply romantic story set against a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2014
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The Eagle Trail
The Eagle Trail
Robert Rigby
April 2014 Book of the Month A master storyteller, Robert Rigby sends shivers down the spine in this gripping story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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First Words and Pictures With Chimp and Zee
First Words and Pictures With Chimp and Zee
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
April 2014 Book of the Month  This first words book, with charming, humorous, colourful and energetic illustrations featuring Chimp and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Way to the Zoo
The Way to the Zoo
John Burningham
April 2014 Book of the Month   Award-winning John Burningham tells a touching story of a little girl and the special...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
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Books Reviewed by Children
Mars Evacuees
Mars Evacuees
Sophia McDougall
Alice Dare is a fearless kind of a girl. Not surprising really since her mum is a famous space-fighter and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men
Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men
Derek Landy
Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Children's Book of the Year   An eighth enthralling episode in the gripping story of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Bone Jack
Bone Jack
Sara Crowe
April 2014 Debut of the Month  A haunting story in which Ash and his soldier father are linked by traditions from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Eagle Trail
The Eagle Trail
Robert Rigby
April 2014 Book of the Month A master storyteller, Robert Rigby sends shivers down the spine in this gripping story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Leslye Walton
April 2014 Debut of the Month  *** Suitable for 15+ as some explicit content  An enormous family saga unfolds in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom
Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom
William Sutcliffe
A funny and fast-paced adventure with a brilliant cast of eccentric characters and a great setting in a circus. Adventurous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
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Book Awards
Brave
Brave
Wendy Constance
April 2014 Debut of the Month - Winner of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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The Wall
The Wall
William Sutcliffe
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014 - Longlisted for the 2013 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize  A moving and thought provoking story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
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All the Truth That's In Me
All the Truth That's In Me
Julie Berry
April 2014 Book of the Month - Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014  A deeply romantic story set against a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2014
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Geek Girl
Geek Girl
Holly Smale
Winner of the Waterstone's Children's Prize 2014 Fiction for teens category - Winner of the 2013 Lovereading4Kids Reader's Favourite Book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013
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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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Open Very Carefully
Open Very Carefully
Nick Bromley
Winner of Picture Book category Waterstone's Children's Prize 2014  Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 -  Brave readers will love...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2013
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