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Books of the Month

The Guggenheim Mystery
Robin Stevens, Siobhan Dowd
August 2017 Book of the Month A sequel to The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd, written by Robin Stevens. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/08/2017
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Operation Ouch!: The HuManual
Puffin
August 2017 Book of the Month Take a tour of one of the most complex, diverse and downright unusual places on the entire planet - the human body! Find out all about what makes YOU tick, from the wonders of... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 27/07/2017
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Other Featured Books this Month

A Place Called Perfect
Helena Duggan
August 2017 Debut of the Month They've got their eyes on you: a quirky, creepy and unforgettable adventure, perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Neil Gaiman and Tim Burton. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2017
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Spook's: Dark Assassin
Joseph Delaney
In a Nutshell: Classically creepy supernatural struggles Exquisitely chilling and brimming with beasts, this third book in the Spooks' Starblade Chronicles series is an utterly enthralling, spine-tingling treat. Tom Ward is now a fully-fledged Spook and, as such, his life... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2017
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Winston and the Marmalade Cat
Megan Rix
Winston and the Marmalade Cat is the first in a brand-new series from award-winning author Megan Rix! Full of adventure, fascinating history and super-cute animals, this series is perfect for 6-8 year old readers and fans of Dick King-Smith and... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2017
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Girl Online: Going Solo
Zoe Sugg
In a nutshell: welcome to the wonderful world of Zoella ‘Blogging is all about community' says Penny, the central character in Going Solo, the third novel from Zoe Suggs. You won't need me to tell you that Suggs is... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 10/08/2017
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Chase
Linwood Barclay
Get ready to run . . . an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for 9-12 year olds. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 13/07/2017
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Pottymouth and Stoopid
James Patterson
An important story which delivers more than just laughs - it shows that the worst bullying doesn't have to be physical, and that things will get better. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 10/08/2017
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Black Light Express
Philip Reeve
In a nutshell: dazzling journeys into other worlds | Philip Reeve continues to turn us all into railheads in his glorious new sci-fi adventure. The follow up to Railhead, this is set in a gleaming future world where trains,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/07/2017
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School for Skylarks
Sam Angus
Another stunning historical novel from the author of Soldier Dog. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/07/2017
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Goodly and Grave in a Deadly Case of Murder
Justine Windsor
The second page-turning adventure in this sharp-witted, magical mystery series. Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/07/2017
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The Secret Cooking Club: Confetti & Cake
Laurel Remington
After teaching herself how to cook and recording it all in a blog Scarlett has found online fame and her blog is followed by thousands. But her success is shadowed by her worries about her family and her new found... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2017
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Forever Geek
Holly Smale
In a Nutshell: Luminous finale laden with laughter and love | There's more sunshine, soul-searching and sticky situations than you can shake a Eucalyptus branch at in this scorching conclusion to a series that's captured the hearts, minds and funny... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/07/2017
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Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever
Rachel Renee Russell
In a Nutshell: School exchange shenanigans | Eleventh awesome-packed instalment of a sensationally sidesplitting series. Nikki goes into mega meltdown mode when she has to spend a week at North Hampton Hills International Academy as part of an exchange scheme.... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 27/07/2017
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Last Month's Featured Books

Reader Reviewed Never Say Die
Anthony Horowitz
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: simply the best action-packed, stylish adventure and escapism Anthony Horowitz's announcement that he was writing a new Alex Rider...
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The Shepherd's Crown
Terry Pratchett
A fabulous and very fitting conclusion to the Tiffany Aching novels, and a wonderful full stop to the much loved Discworld series. Tiffany has to be on her mettle, a...
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I Shall Wear Midnight
Terry Pratchett
A chilling, plucky yet playful novel for older children, and adults. Tiffany Aching's magic has woken an evil being who has a intense loathing for all things witch. The Cunning...
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Wintersmith
Terry Pratchett
Wintersmith is another jewel in the wonderfully absurd crown that is the Discworld. Tiffany Aching grows in knowledge and power as she steps into a dance with winter and begins...
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A Hat Full of Sky
Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching books are a must read (by children and adults), and the second novel in the series is an absolute delight. When Tiffany steps out of her...
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The Wee Free Men
Terry Pratchett
A rib-tickling, rollicking (all the rollicking it has to be said, is done by the 6 inch high Wee Free Men) adventure with just enough scary fairies to make anyone...
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More Featured Books

Reader Reviewed The Ethan I Was Before
Ali Standish
July 2017 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Loss, love, and the struggle to survive the most savage of storms A compelling coming-of-age story, an exploration of loss,...
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How to Fool Your Parents
Pete Johnson
In a nutshell: non-stop laughs with Louis Pity poor Louis, things at home should be looking up now that his dad's got a new job, but after a particularly disastrous...
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Letters from the Lighthouse
Emma Carroll
July 2017 Book of the Month Lovereading4kids are big fans of Emma's books. Her stories continue to delight and move me, and Letters from the Lighthouse does not disappoint at...
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Reader Reviewed Dragon Rider
Cornelia Funke
A terrific magical adventure that will set your imagination off on a rollercoaster of emotions and ideas. We were captivated and spellbound by the power of the story and the...
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Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink
Jennifer Killick
In a Nutshell: Humour | Adventure | Superpowers Laugh your socks off with this brilliantly funny fantasy adventure from a debut author whose passions are writing and running....
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Reader Reviewed Dragon Rider: The Griffin's Feather
Cornelia Funke
A Piece of Passion from Barry Cunningham, Publisher ‘When I first started flying on a dragon's back in Cornelia Funke's amazing Dragon Rider, I couldn't catch my breath. Now, I'm...
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Creative Writer's Handbook
Katie Daynes, Megan Cullis
An engaging handbook with all the help you need to write better stories, blogs, scripts and poetry, with lists of inspiring words and tips on editing and grammar. See how...
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Reader Reviewed Kid Normal
Greg James, Chris Smith
July 2017 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: hapless heroics from a wimpy kid in a Harry Potter world Imagine what it would be like if you were you,...
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Free Lance and the Lake of Skulls
Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
Interest Age 8+ Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: magic, knights and double-dealing Free Lance is a knight for hire, and sometimes has to take jobs he really shouldn't, which...
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Killing Ground
Tom Palmer
In a nutshell: exciting mix of football, ghosts and heroics Seth's not like other boys, he can see people from the past wherever he goes. The installation of new...
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Reader Reviewed Rook
Anthony McGowan
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: sharply realised slice of real life This finely written story speaks directly to readers in language that is frill free...
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Reader Reviewed Blowback
Chris Bradford
Interest Age 8+ Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: edge-of-the-seat stuff that puts comradeship at the heart of the action As ever, Chris Bradford begins his story explosively, and...
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Such Stuff: A Story-Maker's Inspiration
Michael Morpurgo
Award-winning former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo gives all those who love his books a fascinating behind-the-scenes introduction to how he came to write twenty of them. While each story and...
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Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections: Patronus Charm
Insight Editions
Using black line illustrations on framed acetate pages, this enchanting book allows fans to project their favourite scenes from the Harry Potter films at home with a torch.
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Stunt Double
Tamsin Cooke
In a nutshell: fast-paced movie set action and adventure Finn has such a cool job: he's the stunt double for the teenage hero of a hugely popular action film franchise,...
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Darkness Visible Philip Pullman and His Dark Materials
Nicholas Tucker
Thoroughly fascinating exposition of Philip Pullman's life and work, from a childhood punctuated by impactful travel to the likes of Australia, to anticipating the eagerly awaited, forthcoming The Book of Dust. ...
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Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson
In a nutshell: friendship, growing up and superheroes on skates! Roller derby, a contact sport played by teams, isn't very well known in the UK but boy, it looks great...
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Reader Reviewed Welcome to Nowhere
Elizabeth Laird
In a nutshell: the lives of a Syrian family brought vividly and sympathetically to life for young readers | This is an excellent book for young people who want to...
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Travels with My Sketchbook
Chris Riddell
A beautiful illustrated record of Chris Riddell's time as the Children's Laureate 2015-2017. Lovereading Review to follow.
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Face the Music
Marianne Levy
Katie can find her voice online - but can she face the music offline? Lovereading Review to follow.
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Reader Reviewed Accidental Superstar
Marianne Levy
Music runs in Katie Cox's family. Her dad's a session musician, now based in California after divorcing Katie's mum. Her sister Amanda plays bass, while Katie's a talented songwriter with...
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Kiss the Dust
Elizabeth Laird
A highly topical, award-winning novel from a truly great writer for children. The genocide of the Kurds by Saddam Hussein was to most people brutal and barbaric and given the...
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Chase
Linwood Barclay
Get ready to run ... an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for 9-12 year olds. Lovereading Review to follow.
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Reader Reviewed Middle School: Escape to Australia
James Patterson
In a nutshell: Rafe Khatchadorian heads down under In this special episode of the hugely popular Middle School series, Rafe Khatchadorian, surely everyone's favourite reformed troublemaker, has won a special...
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