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This is Not My Hat
This is Not My Hat
Jon Klassen
Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - Winner of the UKLA Book Awards 3-6yrs 2014- Winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal. One of Julia Eccleshare’s Stand-out Children’s Book of the Year 2012   Best-selling illustrator Jon Klassen follows...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2014
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Harry and the Monster
Harry and the Monster
Sue Mongredien
How can Harry tame the monster who comes to scare him in the night? Luckily first Mum and then dad come up with a clever plan. Suddenly, the monster doesn’t seem so scary after all. With a strong domestic setting...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2014
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Twit
Reader Reviewed Twit
Stephen Cole
Poor little Twit is always having mean tricks played on him by his big brothers, Boggle, Bumf and Baffle.  One trick too far and Twit is left stuck in a hole where Norma the vole comes to is rescue.  The...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
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Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots
Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots
Claire Burgess
Lottie and her little sister Dottie are off to the garden centre to buy some seeds. After much thought and consideration they decide to grow carrots.  This wonderful story is full of bright, colourful illustrations and follows Lottie and Dottie...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2014
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The Little Nut Tree
The Little Nut Tree
Sally Gardner
A brand new Early Reader edition of Sally Gardner's picture book based on the favourite nursery rhyme. Wonderful Illustrations and easy to follow words bring this well-known nursery rhyme to life.  Great for sharing with young children and you can also...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
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The Dragon's Dentist
The Dragon's Dentist
John McLay
Eric is a dragon.  A big, scary, grumpy dragon that everyone is afraid of.  Harry wants to be a knight in waiting but is stuck cleaning shields.  His dad is a knight. His brother is a knight.  Even his sister...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
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The Pirates' Picnic
The Pirates' Picnic
Angela Mcallister
Join Jim on a pirates' picnic in this brand-new blue Early Reader by Kate Greenaway Medal-shortlisted author, Angela McAllister. Life is a bit glum on the bad ship Skullywag.  Jim the cabin boy wants to cheer up the crew. So he...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Miranda the Castaway
Miranda the Castaway
James Mayhew
Brand-new full colour blue Early Reader edition of James Mayhew's charming story about Miranda's adventures on a desert island. Miranda is shipwrecked on a desert island but soon learns the best way to survive from watching the animals.  She learns how...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2014
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Mondays at Monster School
Mondays at Monster School
Ruth Louise Symes
Fred’s first day at monster school finally arrives and he begins to feel a little bit nervous. But when he discovers his friend Ted is even more scared, he finds the courage to go along with him.  Things seem a...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
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Algy's Amazing Adventures in the Jungle
Reader Reviewed Algy's Amazing Adventures in the Jungle
Kaye Umansky
Meet Algy.  He’s just moved house.  Moving house is on the long list of things he doesn’t like, along with girls, snakes, crocodiles, mad tigers and having adventures.  Algy meets Cherry (who just happens to be a girl) from next...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
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Shumba's Big Adventure
Shumba's Big Adventure
Lauren St.John
Meet Shumba, an adorable, lovable, lion cub who lives in Africa with his family.  Shumba also just happens to be the naughtiest lion cub in the whole of Africa.  One night he wanders off and doesn’t stay away from the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate
Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate
Liz Kessler
Poppy the Pirate Dog is bored and lonely.  A summer of fun and adventure has ended and Poppy is home alone.  Imagine her excitement when she discovers she is to have a new playmate - a new shipmate.  But then...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
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Monstar, the Superhero
Monstar, the Superhero
Stephen Cole
Monstar is not your usual kind of pet.  She’s green and fluffy for a start and loves nothing more than dancing, eating green porridge and her blankey. But Monstar dreams of being a being a real, live superhero.  Her attempts...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Cudweed's Time Machine
Cudweed's Time Machine
Marcus Sedgwick
Meet Cudweed and his slightly – well, unusual family.  One day, feeling bored and anxious for teatime to arrive, Cudweed decides to ‘borrow’ his dad’s time machine.  Oh, his dad just happens to be an inventor by the way.  However,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks
Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks
Linda Chapman
Ian is always taking things from Ben.  His sweets, his lunch, even his skateboard.  But when it’s Ben’s turn to take Mr Monkey home from school, magical things begin to happen and it isn’t long before Ian learns that it’s...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Miranda the Explorer
Miranda the Explorer
James Mayhew
A competition to win a ride in a hot air balloon becomes an exciting adventure when the rope holding the balloon snaps and Miranda sails away.  All alone and with only a map to aid her, Miranda takes an unexpected...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
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Algy's Amazing Adventures at Sea
Algy's Amazing Adventures at Sea
Kaye Umansky
Algy is back and Cherry’s little brother Brad is joining them on their adventure to the world behind the plank.  This time they discover a tropical island and it just so happens that being by the sea is one of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Abigail
Abigail
Catherine Rayner
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  Kate Greenaway winner Catherine Rayner’s gorgeous bold animals fill the pages perfectly in this entertaining counting book.  Abigail the giraffe wants to count everything and anything she can. But counting is hard when...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2014
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That's What Makes a Hippopotamus Smile
That's What Makes a Hippopotamus Smile
Sean Taylor
How to give a Hippopotamus a good time when he comes to visit provides a good model for how to treat friends of any kind. A hippo is not an easy friend to accommodate so the little girl has to...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Storytime: the Star of the Zoo
Storytime: the Star of the Zoo
Virginie Zurcher
One night a star falls out of teh sky and lands in the middle of a zoo. But no amount of boasting and competing by the various animals to get the sky back home into the sky seems to work....
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Batmouse
Batmouse
Steve Smallman
When Pip the mouse sees what he thinks is a flying mouse he wants to fly when he grows up and when he sees what he thinks is a digging mouse he wants to dig when he grows up Pip. ...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space
Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space
Kaye Umansky
What's waiting for Algy at the bottom of his garden this time? With his best friend Cherry and her little brother Brad, Algy opens the loose board at the back of his garden shed - to find himself in space!...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Wolfman
Wolfman
Michael Rosen
A Dyslexia Friendly Picture Book for Parent and Child   Best-selling Michael Rosen teams up with the brilliant illustrator Chris Mould in this scary story with a witty twist. Wolf Man is on the loose. He is ripping up paving stones...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2014
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Until I Met Dudley
Until I Met Dudley
Roger Mcgough
Award winning duo - poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris Riddell - have created a stunning picture book that is part-fact, part brilliant invention. A little girl thinks she knows just how everything works. Take a toaster, for example. Surely,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Rats!
Rats!
Alan MacDonald
Three great ‘Dirty Bertie’ short stories in this one attractive book. In the title story Dirty Bertie, a delightfully disgusting boy who loves everything dirty and nasty, finds a clever way to get himself a new pet – and to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Long Walk to Freedom
Long Walk to Freedom
Chris van Wyk, Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela’s inspirational life story has been adapted into a wonderfully child-friendly version. It tells of his childhood as an ordinary boy in a village and how his belief in democracy was already strongly developed while a student. Mandela’s fight...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Bumper Book of Humphrey's Tiny Tales 2
Bumper Book of Humphrey's Tiny Tales 2
Betty G. Birney
Four adventures each of which shows just what an exceptional hamster Humphrey really is.  Humphrey lives in a cage in room 26 in Longfellow School but every week he goes home with a different pupil. His cage is meant to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Classic Adventures of Paddington
The Classic Adventures of Paddington
Michael Bond
To celebrate the enduring popularity of the bear from Darkest Peru, this is a very special treasury complete with slipcase which brings together eleven of the original Paddington stories delicately illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.  It makes an exquisite keepsake gift...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Puffin on the Beach A Story with Widgit Symbols
Puffin on the Beach A Story with Widgit Symbols
David Blakesley
Here at Lovereading4kids we were really taken by this delightful picture book - it's the first we've seen that contains really helpful visual images (Widgit symbols) alongside key words in the story - which in turn will help young children...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2014
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The Ghastly McNastys: Fright in the Night
The Ghastly McNastys: Fright in the Night
Lyn Gardner
Those terrible pirate twins are at it again! Their relentless pursuit of treasure is causing all sorts of havoc in the seaside town of Little Snoring, and only youngsters Tat and Hetty - and their cat called Dog - have...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2014
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A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Michael Bond
The classic story of Paddington Bear, so called because the Brown family first meet him on Paddington Station and decide to take him home. Paddington Bear has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with a label round his neck...
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 10/07/2014
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Pirate Activity Pad
Pirate Activity Pad
Phillip Clarke
Ahoy shipmates.  Hop aboard for a treasure trove of fun pirate activities in this substantial write-on, tear-off activity pad containing lots of puzzles, colouring, doodling, drawing and games. The tear-off pages make this pad perfect for sharing with a friend...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Big Book of Amazing Activities
The Big Book of Amazing Activities

Children will love this awesome 256 page activity book that is chock full of things to do during those lengthy school holidays or long car journeys.  The Big Book of Amazing Activities includes all their favourite puzzles, from wordsearches and...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Garden Wildlife
Garden Wildlife
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
Have fun using these beautiful wildlife stickers on the fold-out garden scene provided. How many of them can you name? Use the simple ID guide inside to see how many you got right.
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Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Seashore
Seashore
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
Have fun using these beautiful stickers on the fold-out seashore scene provided. There is also a simple guide to the names of the featured seashore plants and animals. Test your family and friends to see how many they know.
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Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Princess Ellie to the Rescue
Princess Ellie to the Rescue
Diana Kimpton
This 10th anniversary edition of the very first in the Pony-Mad Princess series is full of authentic pony facts and sparkly princessy detail and is sure to set the mind of any pony mad or aspiring pony mad child alight...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Pony Mad
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2014
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Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Francesca Simon
Introducing Horrid Henry, the boy who throws food, snatches, pushes and, above all, HATES his younger brother Perfect Pete.  In a special twentieth anniversary edition, the very first four...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Horrid Henry 20th Anniversary
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
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The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger
The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger
Timothy Basil Ering
This is a page-turning story about a normally boisterous youngster with a fear of being alone in the dark...until a magical quest results in a good night's sleep all round. Extraordinary artwork provides a fantastical backdrop for a winning text...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Chicken Clicking
Chicken Clicking
Jeanne Willis
June 2014 Book of the Month   Award-winning Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross go to the heart of a modern predicament in this cautionary tale about a young chick who hops into the farmer’s house and starts exploring the delights of...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup
Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup
Francesca Simon
Best-selling Francesca Simon tells four terrific new stories about the worst behaved boy in the world. Children everywhere will sympathise with Henry in the title story as he tries...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Horrid Henry 20th Anniversary
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Chicken Mission: Danger in the Deep Dark Woods
Reader Reviewed Chicken Mission: Danger in the Deep Dark Woods
Jennifer Gray
June 2014 Book of the Month  Award-winning Jennifer Gray launches a new series about chickens with a taste for adventure and some very unusual skills! When young Amy Clutterbuck gets a call to join the Elite Chicken Squad starting with...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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This is Not My Hat
This is Not My Hat
Jon Klassen
Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - Winner of the UKLA Book Awards 3-6yrs 2014- Winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal. One of Julia Eccleshare’s Stand-out Children’s Book of the Year 2012   Best-selling illustrator Jon Klassen follows...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Book Awards
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2012
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The Story of World War One
The Story of World War One
Richard Brassey
It began 100 years ago. They said it would be over by Christmas. They were wrong. Read about the tanks and trenches, bombs and battlefields that make up the chilling story of World War One. Did you know that German Zeppelins...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Flood
Flood
Villa. F. Alvaro
Given the floods that seem to be occurring increasingly frequently all around the world this is a perfect gift for it is a wordless picture book that brilliantly tells the story of the effects to a family and their home...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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The Chicken With a Sore Tooth
The Chicken With a Sore Tooth
Benedicte Guettier
With its vivid, distinctive illustrations and highly entertaining text, The Chicken With a Sore Tooth make a perfect and hilarious addition to any child's storytime. Parents will chuckle too, as they turn the pages to discover how this wacky tale...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2014
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Football Jokes Fantastically Funny Jokes for Football Fanatics
Football Jokes Fantastically Funny Jokes for Football Fanatics

A fantastically funny collection of hundreds of the most hilarious football jokes around!  Perfect for football fans to enjoy in between those all-important World Cup games, Premier League matches and European Cup finals.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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I am an Artist
I am an Artist
Marta Altes
This is the perfect book for anyone who loves making art – and making a mess particularly if there’s a boy involved!  A sharp, silly, fabulously funny book, which shows that Art is EVERYWHERE!
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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The Animal Adventure
The Animal Adventure
Linda Chapman, Michelle Misra
Everyone's favourite world-famous fashion icon, Hello Kitty, is starring in her very own fiction series, in a range of light-hearted stories which centre around the importance of friendship and treating others with consideration.  Come join Hello Kitty and her friends...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Alice Through the Looking Glass
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll's enduring classic tale, which has enchanted readers of all ages for more than a hundred years, is brought alive for a new generation in this exquisite picture book by the highly-regarded illustrator Emma Chichester Clark.  She has carefully...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Hogs Hate Hugs!
Hogs Hate Hugs!
Tiziana Bendall-Brunello
Can Little Hog avoid all the hugs that everyone wants to give him? And does he really want to?? As the smallest and most huggable creature in the forest, Little Hog gets Big Hugs, Slow Hugs, Hopping-Quick Hugs and sometimes,...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2014
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The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
Bob Hartman
Bored with life as a sheep – and especially bored with the food on offer -  Little Sheep makes a bold but very, very foolish decision that being a wolf would be more fun. But, when she is invited home...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2014
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Tales from Grimm
Tales from Grimm
Antonia Barber
Nine of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s best-known stories are retold with great fluency in this beautifully produced edition which is perfectly designed to be read aloud. Favourites, which include The Frog Prince, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Snow White among...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Tales from Hans Christian Andersen
Tales from Hans Christian Andersen
Naomi Lewis
The Princess and the Pea and The Little Match Girl, two of Hans Christian Andersen’s best-loved tales, are included in this beautifully illustrated edition of his stories. Naomi Lewis’s prose sparkles in the lively retellings which contain all the traditional...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Horrid Henry's Wedding
Horrid Henry's Wedding
Francesca Simon
Henry goes to a very Horrid wedding in this hilarious, utterly wicked and totally brilliant story. Early Readers from Orion Children's Books are stepping stones from picture books to reading...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Horrid Henry 20th Anniversary
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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Horrid Henry's Biggest and Best Ever Joke Book - 3-in-1
Horrid Henry's Biggest and Best Ever Joke Book - 3-in-1
Francesca Simon
Horrid Henry is back with this bumper 3-in-1 collection of his favourite wicked, rude and totally brilliant jokes to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Horrid Henry.  
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Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
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A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports
A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry Sports
Francesca Simon
Packed with freaky facts and random trivia, this is the perfect guide to everything you ever wanted to know (and lots of things you might never have wanted to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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Bob and Rob
Bob and Rob
Sue Pickford
A bad, bad burglar and a good, good dog make an unusual and unhappy pair. Rob the burglar likes nothing more than committing a crime. Bob, his dog, hates the life of crime and likes doing good in the world....
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Rules of Summer
Rules of Summer
Shaun Tan
Combining humour and surreal fantasy, Shaun Tan pictures a summer in the lives of two boys. Each spread tells of an event and the lesson learned. By turns, these events become darker and more sinister as the boys push their...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2013
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A-maze-ing Minotaur
A-maze-ing Minotaur
Juliet Rix
Children as young as five years old will enjoy spotting the Minotaur hiding in the shadows of the pages in this picture book and will then want to help Theseus escape through the maze. Will Theseus kill the Minotaur? Will...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Max the Champion
Max the Champion
Sean Stockdale, Alex Strick
Sports-mad Max thinks about sport every minute of every day – and night! He dives into his cereal, scores a goal with his school artwork, imagines himself skiing down a fast slalom course on his way home and dreams of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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A Pig Called Heather
Reader Reviewed A Pig Called Heather
Harry Oulton
January 2014 Debut of the Month A touching story told from the point of view of a very special pig! Heather the pig has two joys in life – apples and her best two-legged friend Isla. Heather has looked after...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 18/11/2013
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A is for Awesome
A is for Awesome
Dallas Clayton
A Is for Awesome is an alphabet book with an edge.  Bursting with colour, energy and life, each spread offers a rhythmic phrase and an abundance of artwork illustrating the featured letter. The message of dreaming big and living life...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Amazing Machines Tremendous Tractors
Amazing Machines Tremendous Tractors
Tony Mitton
The ideal picture book series for fans of Top Gear - little or big!
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Books for Boys
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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Queen Sardine
Reader Reviewed Queen Sardine
Kate Willis-Crowly
May 2014 Debut of the Month   A brilliantly quirky and humourous story with illustrations throughout.  What's more surprising than finding a cat in your bath...? Finding a talking cat in your bath, particularly when your mum won't let...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Dark
Reader Reviewed The Dark
Lemony Snicket
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 Possibly destined to be THE TOP PICTURE BOOK of 2013.  Bestselling Lemony Snicket gives an original, delightful and empowering take on the familiar theme of...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Book Awards | Books Reviewed by Children | Books for Boys | Carnegie/Greenaway
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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Up For The Cup
Up For The Cup
Simon Bartram
A brilliant story of the unbreakable football bond between father and son, interspersed with essential football facts - strips, goal-celebrations and more - plus famous footballers to spot.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Misadventures of Winnie the Witch
The Misadventures of Winnie the Witch
Laura Owen
A collection of eight hilarious stories about Winnie the Witch and her faithful cat Wilbur. Whether it is creating fabulous knickers or causing chaos on the football pitch Winnie has a knack of being at the heart of all kinds...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Hello Kitty: I Love My Daddy
Hello Kitty: I Love My Daddy

A charming Hello Kitty picture book, complete with beautiful illustrations, perfectly timed for Father’s Day.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
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My Amazing Dad
My Amazing Dad
Ross Collins
The award-winning illustrator, Ross Collins, brings us this warm, funny tale of friendship and fathers, sure to charm children and dads alike.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
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Wild Flowers
Wild Flowers

This is a fantastic guide to identifying wild flowers, with clearly drawn examples of the plants, their flowers, leaves and seeds and also the various uses we make of wild flowers from perfume to cooking to medicines. There are flower-spotting...
Featured in: 5+ readers | Out and About
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Insects
Insects

A comprehensive guide to insect spotting, full of useful tips on finding insects in your local park or garden, identifying different species and even how to make a pooter - a special tool that scientists use to catch insects in...
Featured in: 5+ readers | Out and About
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Just the Job for Dad
Just the Job for Dad
Abie Longstaff
Dad's job is so dull! But what if, instead of going to boring meetings, Dad was out sailing the seven seas, defeating dragons or speeding through outer-space? A laugh-out-loud a tale from the author and illustrator of The Mummy Shop.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Very Best Sheepdog
The Very Best Sheepdog
Pinny Grylls
A touching story of an unusual friendship between a sheep dog and a lamb. Despite having prize-winning parents, Ben is a hopeless sheepdog. Whenever he goes near the sheep, they just run away. When Ben makes friends with a lamb...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2014
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Mouse Bird Snake Wolf
Mouse Bird Snake Wolf
David Almond
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  Award-winning David Almond is at his most lyrical and imaginative in this story of how three children fill up the gaps the gods have left when creating their world. First they create a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Book Awards | Carnegie/Greenaway
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
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The Day the Crayons Quit
The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 & August 2013 Book of the Month  Award-winning Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt’s highly-entertaining new book mean that colouring will never be the same again!...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Book Awards | Books for Boys | Carnegie/Greenaway | Illustrator of the Month
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2013
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The Paper Dolls
The Paper Dolls
Julia Donaldson
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - June 2013 Book of the Month - Shortlisted for the 2013 Scottish Children’s Book Award Best-selling Julia Donaldson’s light footed text captures the magical creation of a chain of paper dolls and...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Book Awards | Carnegie/Greenaway
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
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Oliver
Oliver
Birgitta Sif
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  A wonderful celebration of being different. Oliver lives in his own dream world; he’d rather play with his make-believe friends than join his peers. But then he begins to feel a bit lonely…...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Book Awards | Books for Boys | Carnegie/Greenaway
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
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Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Julia Donaldson
May 2014 Book of the Month  Julia Donaldson, former Children’s Laureate and author of The Gruffalo tells a magical tale of a horse whose wishes come true – thanks to the magic of a unicorn. Sugarlump is a rocking horse;...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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Ug-A-Lug Four Cavemen and a Prehistoric Pencil
Ug-A-Lug Four Cavemen and a Prehistoric Pencil
Jill Lewis
May 2014 Book of the Month Award-winning Simon Rickerty illustrates this deliciously dotty story. Four cavemen find a pencil and have absolutely no idea what they should do with it. After some discussion and several false starts, the cavemen come...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Books for Boys | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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Butterflies
Butterflies
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available in a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Farm
Farm
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available in a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Garden Birds
Garden Birds
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available in a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Ponds & Rivers
Ponds & Rivers
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available in a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Wild Flowers
Wild Flowers
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Woods & Forests
Woods & Forests
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
All Fine Feather Press titles are designed to make nature interesting and exciting for children. The more you look the more you see and every day outside is a different voyage of discovery. These lovely sticker scenes are available in a...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Moonshine Dragon
The Moonshine Dragon
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ When a tiny dragon escapes from the pages of the story he has been reading, Patrick can hardly believe his eyes. But when a White Knight on a charger follows, Patrick soon finds himself...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Dyslexia-friendly
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2014
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Sea Urchins and Sand Pigs
Sea Urchins and Sand Pigs
Cornelia Funke
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+  Best-selling author Cornelia Funke has created five great seaside mini-adventures which capture all the delights of a holiday in Sandy Cove. Mia, Joe, Anna, Tom and Ben all have quite different kinds of adventures –...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Dyslexia-friendly
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2014
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Minikid
Minikid
Michael Morpurgo M.B.E.
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+ Award-winning Michael Morpurgo presents the very real dilemmas of life and death on a farm and how they impact on children. Chris and Lisa live on a farm but when Minikid, a child from the...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Dyslexia-friendly
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2014
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Blamehounds
Blamehounds
Ross Collins
Interest Age 5-8 Reading Age 5+   Who’s to blame when things go wrong? Dogs Norman and Ringo realise that they are the Blamehounds when they get told off for everything from farts to an unexpected splat of peach juice. But...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Dyslexia-friendly
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2014
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Littlenose Collection: The Explorer
Littlenose Collection: The Explorer
John Grant
Follow Littlenose the caveboy, where things are never calm for long in this naughty caveboy's world. Littlenose is a charming character with an irrepressible sense of adventure and Two-Eyes, his pet mammoth (and partner in crime) in this collection comprising...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey
Reader Reviewed Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey
Alex Milway
A wonderfully humorous adventure for Pigsticks and his friends Harold when they decide they must set off on a journey of discovery to the Ends of the Earth. Pigsticks is determined to prove that he has the mettle of his...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Books Reviewed by Children | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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50 Football Skills
50 Football Skills

A handy pocket-sized paperback book packed with skills and tricks to improve technique on the pitch. Covers all areas of playing the 'beautiful game', from the basics of attacking and defending to the complexities of making a perfect corner kick...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Fascinating Facts | Reluctant Readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Meeting Cezanne
Meeting Cezanne
Michael Morpurgo M.B.E.
This is a gentle, evocative story of a young Parisian boy's summer in 1960s rural Provence. This book is beautifully illustrated inside and out by one of France's finest illustrators.
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Art and Artists | Books for Boys | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows
Kenneth Grahame
The classic story of Ratty, Toad and Badger – three friends who live on the riverbank – is full of adventure, excitement and wonderful characters. David Roberts’ illustrations bring a touch of sophistication to the familiar story and capture perfectly...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Audio Books | eBooks
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2012
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Where The Poppies Now Grow
Where The Poppies Now Grow
Hilary Robinson
This moving poetic text matched with warm-hearted illustrations captures the lives of two friends and the parts they played in the enormous military campaign of the First World War. From their early days playing together through to their old age...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | World War One
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
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1001 Things to Spot on Holiday Sticker Book
1001 Things to Spot on Holiday Sticker Book
Hazel Maskell
An interactive sticker book full of busy, illustrated holiday scenes. Items to spot within the main picture are shown in the border as silhouettes and each has a corresponding sticker which children can find, match and add in the correct...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Summer Reading
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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