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Books of the Month

Word of Mouse
James Patterson
December 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: you'll believe a mouse can be a hero! | There are fast-moving, grab-you-by-the-eyeballs-first-page-in reads, then there's James Patterson! Boy, does this man know how to tell a story in a way... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/12/2016
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Winter Magic
Amy Alward, Emma Carroll, Berlie Doherty & others
December 2016 Book of the Month I've always thought books were magical. It's always a wonder that a simple combination of words can have such meaning, take us on so many adventures. This short story collection encapsulates that belief... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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A World of Information
Richard Platt
December 2016 Fascintating Facts Book of the Month A visually stunning collection of facts and figures for all the family to enjoy. Do you know how many bones there are in the human body or how clouds form? Or about... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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Other Featured Books this Month

The Song from Somewhere Else
A. F. Harrold
A Julia Eccleshare Book of the Month November 2016 Award-winning A.F. Harrold blends reality and imagination in a moving and thought-provoking story about friendship, loneliness and being brave when things are difficult. Bullied at school and unsupported at home,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 10/11/2016
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Girl Online: Going Solo
Zoe Sugg
November 2016 Book of the Month | 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... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 17/11/2016
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Reader ReviewedAn Eagle in the Snow
Michael Morpurgo
November 2016 Book of the Month A ‘what if' story based on a true life events, full of descriptions of heroism and selflessness: for any good writer this would make excellent material for a book, but in Michael Morpurgo's hands,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 25/08/2016
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Fun Science
Charlie McDonnell
YouTuber Charlie McDonnell is a science fan & brings his passion and flair to inspire young readers to love science. From space and the beginnings of the universe to how science is used at home & all around us, bright... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 20/10/2016
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The Great War: Stories Inspired by Objects from the First World War
Various Authors
Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal | Although this collection of stories about the First World War opens with familiar lines from Wilfred Owen's Anthem for Doomed Youth, it offers new ways to consider the... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2016
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Reader ReviewedMaybe a Fox
Alison McGhee, Kathi Appelt
Rich in atmosphere, the clever intertwining of two stories, one human and one animal, gives a new way of exploring grief in this magical realism story. Jules and Sylvie. Sisters together and forever. But then Sylvie disappears playing by the... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2016
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Murder in Midwinter
Fleur Hitchcock
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2016 A roller-coaster adventure packed full of action and mystery unravels at a breakneck pace after Maya takes a photo from a bus one wintery afternoon. In Maya's photo there is a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedReckless III: The Golden Yarn
Cornelia Funke
November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: mesmerising tale of love and adventure set in a dark fairy tale world | Cornelia Funke has an extraordinarily fertile imagination, which is fed and inspired by the old fairy... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | YA readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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The Making of Mollie
Anna Carey
In a nutshell: Suffragettes rule! A girl's eye view of early feminism | In Anna Carey's lively new novel, it's the portioning out of a roast chicken that sets Mollie thinking about women's rights (her brother always gets the best bits)!... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 17/10/2016
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay
J. K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay. Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/11/2016
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The Song of Seven
Tonke Dragt
From the author of the thrilling The Letter for the King comes this new adventure featuring a grumpy coachman, a sinister uncle, eccentric ancestors, a hidden treasure, an ancient prophecy and Geert-Jan, a young boy who is being kept... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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The Unofficial Old and New Testaments for Minecrafters The Bible Told Block by Block
Garrett Romines, Christopher Miko
This is Minecraft but not as you know it. Although not officially Minecraft, the Minecrafters Bible has been created by Christopher Miko and Garrett Romines, who having seen the amazing connection children have with this game and have been taking... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 21/10/2016
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The First Hunter
Robert Swindells
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8 In a nutshell: action-filled, thought-provoking story set in the Stone Age. In urgent, staccato prose Robert Swindells transports readers back to the Stone Age for a gripping story of early hunters. Tan and his... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/11/2016
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Diary of a Trainee Rock God
Jonathan Meres
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 9 | In a nutshell: it's only a rock'n'roll story but we like it! Part of dyslexia and reluctant reader specialist Barrington Stoke's ‘super readable' collection, Jonathan Mere's novel will hit all the right notes... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/11/2016
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The Tigerboy
Ted Hughes
Described as Metamorphosis for young readers, this story by Ted Hughes is indeed filled with a sense of transformation, visceral and almost terrifying in its vitality. There's nothing out of the ordinary about Fred, except that he seems to have... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2016
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The Girl with No Nose
Georgia Byng
Interest Age 8-12 | In a nutshell: true hearts and heroines in Victorian London | Inspired by an artefact at the Hunterian Museum Georgia Byng tells a story about a young girl born with no nose, that will inspire readers to... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/10/2016
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Aidan Abet, Teacher's Pet
Guy Bass
Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: shocking levels of sucking-up in super-readable school story | Aidan Abet works hard at school making sure he stays teacher's pet – it's the best way of ensuring protection from horrible... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/10/2016
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Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Georgia Byng
In a nutshell: look into the pages for hypnotising adventure! Georgia Byng's story of the young girl who manages to swap a miserable life in an orphanage for the bright lights, fame and fortune of Broadway through her incredible talent... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2016
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J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World
Warner Bros.
J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World is full of magical curiosities: a flying car, a hat that sings, an enchanted case, and so much more. This small, deluxe pop-up book showcases three-dimensional renderings of some of the beloved curiosities from the Harry... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/11/2016
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Mistletoe and Murder A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
Robin Stevens
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month A festive feast of ghastly goings on for fans old and new of the A Murder Most Unladylike series. Astute, smart and daring they may... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2016
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The Midnight Gang
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: comedy capers on the NHS from everyone's favourite storyteller! The spirit of Roald Dahl lives on in David Walliams, and Dahl's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 08/11/2016
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Survivors
David Long
In a nutshell: jaw-dropping true stories; survival against the odds | Proof that true stories can be every bit as remarkable as the most fantastic fiction, David Long recounts twenty plus astonishing true life adventures; from different times, starring different... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 20/10/2016
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Middle School: Dog's Best Friend
James Patterson
In a nutshell: fast-moving, funny, irresistible reading | James Patterson sets out to make his children's books irresistible reading, and he succeeds every time. Rafe Khatchadorian is a typical Patterson hero – he's funny, street-wise, smart, but not the world's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 20/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Road to Ever After
Moira Young
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: angels escape love (or how to live a wonderful life) Moira Young puts her own spin on the Christmas film classic It's a Wonderful Life in this... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 20/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedMagnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor
Rick Riordan
November 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Exhilaratingly entertaining mythological mayhem | Adventure and all-round awesomeness abound in this second book in the Magnus Chase series by Rick Riordan, aka The Undisputed Master of Modern Mythological Makeovers!... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedClover Moon
Jacqueline Wilson
October 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: gripping historical drama with an irresistible heroine | Clover Moon is a typical Jacqueline Wilson heroine: she's bright, more than able to think for herself and stands up to the... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Blink and You Die
Lauren Child
October 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: Nobody beats Ruby Redfort! | Blink and You Die is the very last book in Lauren Child's superb Ruby Redfort girl detective series, and what a finale it is! Someone, someone... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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Spirit of the Jungle
Bear Grylls
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: jungle survival in the footsteps of Mowgli | More than 120 years after publication of The Jungle Book, and following... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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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: Hardback | Released 17/11/2016
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Black Light Express
Philip Reeve
November 2016 Book of the Month 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... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2016
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The Crooked Sixpence
Jennifer Bell
June 2016 Debut of the Month Welcome to a world where nothing is quite as it seems. If you enjoy adventure, mystery and an avalanche of magic, then you've come to the right place! This is an uncommonly good and... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2016
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Chronologica The Incredible Years That Defined History
Whitaker's Almanack
Written and compiled by the team behind Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica provides a eye-opening tour through over 2500 years of world history, starting in 753BC with the founding of Rome, and finishing in 1989 with the Tiananmen Square riots, the fall... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 17/11/2016
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Newt Scamander A Movie Scrapbook
Warner Bros.
One of a number of books to tie-in with the new movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, this magical scrapbook is filled with removable artefacts such as wizarding newspapers, posters and fascinating finds that will take readers on... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/11/2016
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Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Chris O'Dowd, Nick Vincent Murphy
Do you want your own bobble hat and your own imaginary friend - just like Martin Moone? Then join Martin and his friend Sean Murphy in the marvellous world of Moone Boy! Enjoy an exclusive new Moone Boy story, a... Featured in: 11+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2016
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The White Fox
Jackie Morris
One of our Super Readable Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month Interest Age 8-12 | In a nutshell: a wild creature leads a boy home | Full of magic, myth and a wonderful sense... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 15/10/2016
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Fame Thing
Jonathan Meres
One of our Super Readable Books of the Year 2016 | Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: funny story of football, fandom and fame | George is over the moon when she finds out her favourite footballer... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/10/2016
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Last Month's Featured Books

Wonder
R. J. Palacio
Winner of the 'Best of the Best' children's category at the Independent Bookshop Week Awards 2016. Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award Best Fiction for 5-12s 2013 and Shortlisted...
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Reader Reviewed Beetle Boy
M.G. Leonard
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the Children's category of the Books are My Bag Readers Awards 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book...
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The Fever Code
James Dashner
A must read for any fans of the cracking sci-fi post-apocalyptic Maze Runner series for 11+ year olds, The Fever Code is the electrifying prequel that holds all the...
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Time After Time
Judi Curtin
September 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: touching, gentle timeslip adventure | Judi Curtin has been described as the Irish Jacqueline Wilson and it's easy to see...
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Wonderland: Alice in Poetry
Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll's Alice has been enchanting children for 150 years. Curious Alice, the bossy White Rabbit, the formidable Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter are among the best-loved, most...
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Reader Reviewed The Wrong Train
Jeremy De Quidt
In a Nutshell: Sinister short stories Sublimely spine-tingling, this evokes all the dread of an ominous tap-tap-tapping on your door in the dead of night. Picture this. You rush to...
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Reader Reviewed The Secret of Nightingale Wood
Lucy Strange
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Debut of the Month Debut author Lucy Strange tells a touching story, rich in atmosphere and with a...
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Reader Reviewed The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and October 2016 Debut of the Month Twelve year old Suzy's confusion following the death...
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Coming to England
Floella Benjamin
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2016 Floella Benjamin's touching, well-observed and generously un-judgemental memoir is a classic which is a pertinent now as when it was first...
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Kim
Rudyard Kipling
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2016 A complex and tightly woven spy story lies at the heart of Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure story set in India at...
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Word Nerd
Susin Nielsen
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: sad | funny| touching | Susin Nielsen has won many fans for her poignant, character-driven stories of young people...
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Reader Reviewed Rock War
Robert Muchamore
The biggest thing this year: a spectacular new series from number one international bestseller Robert Muchamore!
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Reader Reviewed The Secret Horses of Briar Hill
Megan Shepherd
The story of a young girl in a sanatorium and the magical winged horses that only she can see, this is beautifully written, beautifully illustrated, a book that will move...
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Roald Dahl 100 Phizz-Whizzing Postcards
Roald Dahl
Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this little box - tremendous postcards are inside. From Golden Tickets and giant peaches to thank you, good-luck and congratulations cards, it's filled...
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The Colouring Book of Beautiful Gift Boxes: Christmas
Sarah Walsh
Get into the Spirit of Christmas! This is a wonderful colouring book filled with Christmas designs which can then be pulled out and made into cute little gift boxes. Each...
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J. K. Rowling
Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Breathtaking scenes, dark themes and...
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The National Trust: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes - Christmas
Rebecca Jones
Get into the Spirit of Christmas! Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. Each page has two different...
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The Singing Bones
Shaun Tan, Neil Gaiman
A gloriously enticing and shiver-inducing read, where sculpture sits as a window into the soul of the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm. I saw this book at a distance and...
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What is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems
Michael Rosen
A detailed and very personal guide to reading and writing poetry by one of the country's leading children's poets. Lovereading Review will follow...
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Animalcolm
David Baddiel
In a nutshell: four-legged comedy capers | The starting point for David Baddiel's new children's book is a zany ‘what if' scenario that sets up a very funny story of self-discovery....
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Reader Reviewed Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
Rick Riordan
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - October 2015 Book of the Month Rick Riordan's unerring ability to reach readers - including those generally described as reluctant -...
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Young Bond: Strike Lightning
Steve Cole
A signed limited-edition hardback with exclusive extra content. BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND. BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN. James Bond is back again in Steve Cole's third Young...
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Reader Reviewed Reckless II: Living Shadows
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling Cornelia Funke has an exceptional gift for creating gloriously gothic otherworlds in which the unusual and seemingly impossible can – and does- happen. Part two of the Mirrrorworld series,...
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
John Boyne
A stunning anniversary edition of John Boyne's powerful classic bestseller, with illustrations from award-winning artist Oliver Jeffers. When Bruno's father is promoted to a new job, the family have to...
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Reader Reviewed Reckless I: The Petrified Flesh
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling author Cornelia Funke, whose Inkheart was a world-wide phenomenon, has created a wonderful imaginary world peopled with a gigantic cast of original and outlandish characters. Searching for his missing...
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Reader Reviewed Boot Camp
Robert Muchamore
Turn up the volume to eleven - it's the second title in the explosive new series from international bestseller, Robert Muchamore!
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
J. K. Rowling
This beautiful, deluxe edition features an opulent page size, well over 100 colour images and an exclusive pull-out double gatefold; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on the real...
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Lost Magic: The Very Best of Brian Moses
Brian Moses
This is a beautiful collection of the finest poems from Brian Moses, one of Britain's favourite children's poets.
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More Featured Books

The London Eye Mystery
Siobhan Dowd
This was only Siobhan Dowd's second novel but it's clear her talent as a superb storyteller is beyond question. Sadly, however she died in late 2007 so whatever you do don't miss...
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Reader Reviewed Private Peaceful
Michael Morpurgo
It will seem odd when reading this book that the author enjoyed writing it the most of all the 90 or so he has written so far. That's because it's...
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Such Stuff A Story-Maker's Inspiration
Michael Morpurgo
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month July 2016 Award-winning former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo gives all those who love his books...
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Railhead
Philip Reeve
Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | August 2016 Book of the Month Set in a shining future world, where trains rumble not just through towns and countryside but...
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Reader Reviewed Time for Jas The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby
Natasha Farrant
In a Nutshell: Sibling shenanigans | Family frenzies | Everyday miracles Humorous, generous-hearted fourth and final novel in a heavenly series that just keeps on giving. The winds of change...
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Reader Reviewed The Secret Cooking Club
Laurel Remington
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | August 2016 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: cake baking | works | magic | A delicious concoction of...
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Reader Reviewed The Beginner's Guide to Curses Spellchasers
Lari Don
In a nutshell: Magic riddles | Narrow escapes Five very different characters enrol at Mrs Sharpe's curse-lifting workshop, and it's a life-or-death last chance for each of them. Their...
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Chaos Descends
Shane Hegarty
In a nutshell: monster monster-hunting fun Book three in Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth series serves up another helping of monster battles, with the skilful mix of humour and horror we've...
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Cool Mythology
Malcolm Croft
Stories, gods, heroes and villains from the world's great mythologies are all featured in this compact and appealing information book. It is therefore filled with great stories, some familiar, others...
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Reader Reviewed Cogheart
Peter Bunzl
September 2016 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: tick-tocking frequently airborne adventure From its opening scene aboard an airship harpooned in mid-air, Cogheart is filled with fabulous visual...
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Magisterium: The Bronze Key
Cassandra Clare, Holly Black
In a nutshell: Who's got your back? Fans of Holly Black and Cassandra Clare's Magisterium series will be itching to get their hands on this the third adventure. They might...
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A Slice of the Moon
Sandi Toksvig
Sandi Toksvig's mini-epic is a roller-coaster of a read that races headlong through an important slice of history bringing it vividly to life as it does so. Slim, a young...
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Reader Reviewed Lydia: The Wild Girl of Pride & Prejudice
Natasha Farrant
In a nutshell: Dances | Dreams | Determination Younger sister of Lizzy and Jane, Lydia Bennet is one of literature's great catalysts. Her actions are fundamental to the story of...
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Reader Reviewed Amazing Abby: Drama Queen
Emma Moss
In a nutshell: friendship | fun | growing up in the 21st century | Bubbly Abby takes centre stage in the second book in this new series for young girls....
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Reader Reviewed Shadowsmith
Ross MacKenzie
September 2016 Book of the Month In a nutshell: good versus evil, spiders, finding courage Ross MacKenzie won the Blue Peter Best Story Award for The Nowhere Emporium and...
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Reader Reviewed The Haunting of Jessop Rise
Danny Weston
September 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Historical haunting | Eerie intrigue | Sinister secrets Chilling historical novel in which an orphan becomes entangled in a web of...
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Tom's Midnight Garden Graphic Novel
Philippa Pearce
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month September 2016 Philippa Pearce's classic novel of the 1950s is newly minted for today's readers...
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Reader Reviewed Fire Witch
Matt Ralphs
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: young witch works magic! Young witch Hazel, accompanied by her feisty little familiar Bramley the dormouse, is back...
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The Great Fire Dogs
Megan Rix
In a nutshell: upstairs downstairs puppies at the court of Charles II Megan Rix takes young readers to the London of 1666 in a typically exciting and heart-warming novel, and...
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Hannah in the Spotlight
Natasha Mac a'Bhaird
In a nutshell: drama | family dramas | friendship | Natasha Mac a'Bháird cleverly mixes the classic theatre story with family drama and a touch of mystery to create an...
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Reader Reviewed Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow
Jonathan Stroud
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: spooky suspenseful unputdownable Jonathan Stroud's Lockwood & Co series about a company of teenage psychics attempting to keep...
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This is Not a Science Book
Clive Gifford
There's a lot more to science than lab coats, test tubes and text books as this stimulating interactive activity book demonstrates. All you need is a pen or pencil to...
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Alpha Abidjan to Gare du Nord
Bessora
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Alpha hopes that his wife and little son are in Paris and he's desperate to see them. Denied a visa to...
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Odd and the Frost Giants
Neil Gaiman
Prize-winning Neil Gaiman tells a witty and touching story about gods and magic in Viking times. Having run away from home, Odd finds shelter in a little hut in the...
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The Sleeper and the Spindle
Neil Gaiman
Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. A deluxe edition of the thrillingly reimagined fairy tale by the magical partnership of award-bedecked, bestselling Neil Gaiman and Children's Laureate Chris...
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How to Update Your Parents
Pete Johnson
This is a hilarious story of dead fish, gorillas with bananas in their ears, poetry, cunning plans and highly legal documents (kind of). Oh and iPads, iPhones and vlogging of...
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A Poem for Every Night of the Year
Allie Esiri
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2016 A fabulously rich anthology of 366 poems - one for every night...
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Furthermore
Tahereh Mafi
With bold, imaginative storytelling and amazing world-building, bestselling author of the Shatter Me series Tahereh Mafi, takes readers beyond the limits of their imagination in this enchanting modern-day Alice in...
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Barefoot on the Wind
Zoe Marriott
In a Nutshell: Brave Beauty | Menacingly magical | Feminist fairy tale A fantastical feminist reworking of Beauty and the Beast set in a fairy tale evocation of Japan, and companion...
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Reader Reviewed The Wolf Wilder
Katherine Rundell
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and September 2016 Book of the Month Wolves, wildness and freedom are at the heart...
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Journey to the River Sea
Eva Ibbotson
A special 15th anniversary edition of this award-winning classic adventure from Eva Ibbotson in which orphaned Maia travels from England to the Amazon with her governess. August 2013 Guest Editor,...
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Super Skills: How to Create Animation in 10 Easy Lessons
William Bishop-Stephens
September 2016 Fascinating Facts Book of the Month Anything you can imagine, you can animate says this stimulating book, and it explains clearly and simply the ten key skills readers...
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Magical Characters and Places Colouring Book
Warner Bros.
From the bustling city streets and buildings of a vibrant 1926 New York to Tina and Queenie's apartment and the wonders of MACUSA, this book invites you to colour your...
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