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Books of the Month

Finding Gobi
Dion Leonard
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: inspiring true story of the love between a little dog and a long distance runner A retelling of marathon runner Dion Leonard's bestselling true story, this is the kind of... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Slytherin Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 Book of the Month This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Ravenclaw Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 Book of the Month This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Hufflepuff Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 Book of the Month This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2017
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My Name is Not Refugee
Kate Milner
June 2017 Book of the Month Simple enough for the youngest child to understand and certain to prompt feelings of empathy in readers of all ages this timely story follows a young boy as he sets out from his home... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedBad Mermaids
Sibéal Pounder
June 2017 Book of the Month Sibéal Pounder has won herself a band of dedicated young followers for her series Witch Wars, a mix of junior witch adventures, magic and fashion, and they'll find just as much to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Wave Me Goodbye
Jacqueline Wilson
June 2017 Book of the Month In a nutshell: an evacuee story as imagined by the one and only Jacqueline Wilson Queen of contemporary fiction, Jacqueline Wilson is now setting her stories in the past, but they're not one... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/05/2017
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Other Featured Books this Month

Reader ReviewedSchool Ship Tobermory
Alexander Mccall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith has taken the ever-popular set up for a proper children's story – group of plucky kids, no parents – and added to the scope for adventure tenfold by setting it on a tall ship. Twins Ben and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 13/07/2017
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Knighthood for Beginners
Elys Dolan
In a nutshell: hilarious courtly adventure from one of our funniest, most inventive writer-illustrators Elys Dolan fills her first adventure story for young readers with the madcap invention and humour that are the trademark of her picture books. Dave is... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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The Dragonsitter Detective
Josh Lacey
In a nutshell: one of our dragons is missing! More hi-jinks with Uncle Morton and his dragons As fans of this excellent series will know, young Edward Smith-Pickle is often called in to dragon-sit for his Uncle Morton's two dragons.... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Danny Dingle's Fantastic Finds The Jet of Justice
Angie Lake
In a nutshell: comics-inspired madcap adventure with the irrepressible Danny Dingle Would-be inventor and comics-obsessive Danny Dingle and his best mate Percy McDuff are back in a raucous new adventure. It's the holidays and after a series of accidents and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2017
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The Five Realms: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear
Kieran Larwood
Podkin is the son of a warrior chieftain. He knows that one day it will be up to him to lead his warren and guard it in times of danger. But for now, he's quite happy to laze around annoying... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 08/03/2017
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Children's Discovery Atlas
Anita Ganeri
Bright, attractive and cleverly designed, this first atlas invites children to travel the world in a book, introducing them to the seven continents and their natural features as well as to the people living there. Using a mix of photos... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 25/05/2017
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Norman the Norman from Normandy
Philip Ardagh
Interest Age 5-8 | In a nutshell: lots of funny fighting in Philip Ardagh's inimitable style When Norman the Norman from Normandy's dad, Great Big Norman, is killed in a fight (with ten Bretons from Brittany), Norman swears to visit every... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Covers of My Book are Too Far Apart (And Other Grumbles)
Vivian French
A Dyslexia Friendly Picture Book for Parent and Child | Whisper it, but not everyone automatically loves reading. Some people think they're too busy to read, or... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2017
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Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.
Amy Sparkes
In a Nutshell: Pirates | Mad Inventions | Humour | Cup-cakes With illustrations from none other than Ben Cort of Aliens Love Underpants fame and a story by Amy Sparkes that is as funny as the illustrations themselves, you are... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Winnie and Wilbur: Disgusting Dinners and Other Stories
Laura Owen
Winnie the witch and her black cat Wilbur are deservedly some of the most popular characters in contemporary children's books. This bumper volume contains twelve different adventures, involving them in a variety of entertaining and unusual domestic dramas. As always,... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Wigglesbottom Primary: Super Dog!
Pamela Butchart
Here are three more very funny stories of primary school life perfectly pitched for young readers. Wigglesbottom Primary year twos find excitement in all sorts of things – things that adults wouldn't regard as out of the ordinary at all.... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Help! I'm a Genius
Jo Franklin
In a Nutshell: Guffaws, giggles and gags aplenty By a curious twist of fate Daniel Kendal - the self-confessed NOT-brainiac - has been chosen to represent his school at the National Brainiac Championships. An honour indeed and his headmaster Mr... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 28/05/2017
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St Grizzles School for Girls, Ghosts and Runaway Grannies
Karen Mccombie
In a nutshell: fun and friendship at 21st century boarding school Eleven-year-old Dani is a few weeks into life at her new boarding school, St Grizelda's, aka St Grizzle's. She's got used to the school's relaxed attitude to rules and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Danny Dingle's Fantastic Finds: The Metal-Mobile
Angie Lake
In a nutshell: fart-powered non-stop adventure, part book part comic-strip | Danny Dingle and his best friend Percy Mcduff are just normal boys – if normal boys dream of becoming super inventor spies for a gas-powered hero called Metal Face,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 23/07/2015
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The Journey
Francesca Sanna
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 and awarded the Amnesty CILIP Honour | Shortlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | A powerful picturebook which teacher judges described as “taking... Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2016
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The Fox and the Ghost King
Michael Morpurgo
Award-winning Michael Morpurgo weaves a charming and witty story around sport and history as they have come together in the recent twin triumphs of the City of Leicester with the discovery of the remains of King Richard III in a... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Violet and the Mummy Mystery
Harriet Whitehorn
In a Nutshell - Move over Miss Marple, Violet's on the case! For Violet Remy-Robinson there's a mystery around every corner! Her Aunt Mathilde, a renown Egyptologist, is visiting London to investigate a mummy which she suspects may hold a clue to the location of the Lost... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/06/2017
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The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner And Other Stories
Terry Pratchett
In a nutshell: inventive | readable | hilarious | This collection of 14 rip-roaringly funny stories is a great way to introduce children to Terry Pratchett – indeed, each story is just the right length for bedtime reading – but will have... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Slytherin Edition
J. K. Rowling
This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover, at Hogwarts, he encounters "He Who... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Hufflepuff Edition
J. K. Rowling
This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover, at Hogwarts, he encounters "He Who... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Reader ReviewedTimmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have
Stephan Pastis
In a nutshell: absurd comedy genius | Timmy Failure is the best worst detective in children's fiction, and a wonderful comic creation. In this adventure he's having to ply his trade very surreptitiously indeed – Mum has banned all detective work... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Chris Riddell
Award-winning author/ illustrator Chris Riddell has created a hilarious sequel to the much-loved Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse and this time it has a topical theme. Ada lives in Ghastly-Gorm Hall, a place where magic... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 29/06/2017
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Unicorn in New York: Louie Makes a Splash
Rachel Hamilton
In a Nutshell - A fishy tale of fame and friendship Everyone's favourite Unicorn is back in another laugh-a-minute caper. There's a new show in town and the students of the New York School of Performing Arts are excited about the auditions for... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Summer Holiday Stories
Enid Blyton
Enid Blyton's short stories are made for summer reading: whether they are about magic, fairies and pixies, or set in the real world of fields, woods and meadows, they exude a sense of happiness, order and content, of children able... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Gryffindor Edition
J. K. Rowling
This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover, at Hogwarts, he encounters "He Who... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Super Creepy Camp
Barry Hutchison
In a nutshell: enormously funny story about boy compelled to tell the truth Ever since his encounter with an old lady who might just have been a witch, Beaky Malone has been unable to speak anything but the truth –... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Ravenclaw Edition
J. K. Rowling
This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover, at Hogwarts, he encounters "He Who... Featured in: 11+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection
Martin Handford
The colouring book of colouring books for kids and adults too! Bring busy Where's Wally? scenes to life by colouring them in and search for hundreds of things as you go. What colours will you choose? Can you... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Where's Wally? The Totally Essential Travel Collection
Martin Handford
Small enough to slip into a rucksack or carry-on case, this compact volume includes all seven Where's Wally books in one; in other words, there are over 100 Wally scenes, teeming with people, creatures, visual jokes and strange things to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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The Prehistoric Times
Stella Gurney
Published in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, The Prehistoric Times is a clever and creative way of exploring a topic that continues to fascinate children, dinosaurs and their world. Designed to look like a cross between a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Last Month's Featured Books

Toad and the Miracle at Croco Lake
Ken Metcalfe
There's a feel of traditional stories to this tale of Toad and his friend Old Camel and their adventures on the banks of Croco Lake, but a contemporary sensibility too;...
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Reader Reviewed The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop
Clare Balding
May 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: follow your dreams | Young readers will gallop through Clare Balding's utterly delightful book – in fact, they'll be...
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Violet and the Smugglers
Harriet Whitehorn
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 Violet Remy-Robinson's adventures are gathering her a growing band of fans, and no wonder. Violet is one...
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J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: Creatures

Using black line illustrations on framed acetate pages, this enchanting book allows fans to project their favourite scenes from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them...
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Reader Reviewed The Barefoot Book of Children
Tessa Strickland, Kate DePalma
April 2017 Book of the Month Innovative and inclusive, The Barefoot Book of Children empowers young readers to learn about the different lives of children around the globe. Whilst being...
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Reader Reviewed Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants
Stephan Pastis
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: Hilarious sleuthing with boy detective and his sidekick polar bear… | A new Timmy Failure book is always a cause...
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Reader Reviewed Superdad's Day Off
Phil Earle
May 2017 Book of the Month | Interest Age 5-8 | In a nutshell: the best laid plans of mice and supermen …| Stanley is as normal a kid as you...
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Rover and the Big Fat Baby
Roddy Doyle
Rover, star of The Giggler Treatment and others, is back for a new and equally hilarious dog-poo centred adventure. As ever, Rover needs to collect dog poo to keep...
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Reader Reviewed King Coo
Adam Stower
May 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 | A glorious romp of a story full of confusion and chaos but with...
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Lena Lenik S.O.S.
Bernard Ashley
Interest Age 7 Reading Age 7 | In a nutshell: the surprise arrival of a new baby | Bernard Ashley's exciting contemporary story throbs with real voices, real situations, and real heart. Lena...
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A Song for Will and The Lost Gardeners of Heligan
Hilary Robinson
May 2017 Book of the Month | This deeply moving story perfectly conveys the devastating impact of the First World War both on those who took part and those...
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Llama United
Scott Allen
May 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: daft and thoroughly entertaining football adventure with llamas | There aren't enough good football books and this is definitely a good...
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The Anti-Boredom Book of Brilliant Outdoor Things to Do
Andy Seed
In typically lively style Andy Seed provides youngsters and their families with loads of ideas for things you can do outdoors, whether that's in the garden, at the beach, in...
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The Big Bird Spot
Matt Sewell
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 Described as ‘the Bansky of the bird world', Matt Sewell has created a fabulous hide-and-seek guide designed to inspire children to...
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The Enchanted Puppy
Jessica Ennis-Hill & Elen Caldecott
The second in a magical, exciting series by Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill. Evie shares Jessica's determination and drive - an inspiration for kids everywhere. Perfect for fans of Rainbow...
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Reader Reviewed Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2017 - Best Books with Facts The authors of this very entertaining book claim that there's no better way to learn about the...
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse
Chris Riddell
Bestselling author/illustrator Chris Riddell creates a fantastical world in which Ada Goth, daughter of the strange Lord Goth of Ghastly-Gorm Hall, is growing up. Ada's mother is dead and her...
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Jinks and O'Hare Funfair Repair
Philip Reeve
Bestselling Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre have created a fabulous feisty new heroine in Emily who is determined to be as helpful as she possibly can be to Jinks and...
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Reader Reviewed Julius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons
Gary Northfield
Cartoonist Gary Northfield gives a fresh take on all things Roman in this riotous romp starring Julius, a most unusual zebra. Julius has a knack of getting into trouble! As...
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Murray the Race Horse
Gavin Puckett
Murray comes from a family of champion racehorses and dreams of winning trophies. But there's a problem: he's just not fast. The other horses laugh at him until one amazing...
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The Superhero Handbook
James Doyle
There's no excuse for anyone who, having read this book from cover to cover and followed its instructions carefully, does not emerge a superhero. Contained within its pages is a...
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Reader Reviewed Cowboy Pug
Laura James
Pug is exactly the kind of hero young children happily identify with: he's a good friend, sometimes bemused by the grown-up world but a quick learner, and always at the...
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National Trust: The Secret Diary of John Drawbridge, a Medieval Knight in Training
Philip Ardagh
In a nutshell: historical adventures full of facts and fun Not since Horrible Histories has the past been brought to life for young readers so accurately and with so...
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Big Picture Book of General Knowledge
James Maclaine
Packed with interesting and useful information on a range of important subjects areas, from geography (a section called Around the World), to music, natural history, space and architecture, and filled...
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The Dictionary of Dads Poems
Justin Coe
They're all here in this sometimes funny, sometimes touching, often surprising new collection: the Abracadabra Dad; the Jukebox Dad; the Pirate Dad and the Prison Dad; the Refugee Dad and...
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All Aboard the London Bus
Patty Toht
Both an engaging guidebook to the major sights of our capital city and a collection of new London poems, this is a lovely book to read aloud and to look...
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All the Wild Wonders
Wendy Cooling
Poems that span the globe encouraging all readers to look at the good and the bad aspects of it make this a rich and original anthology. Twinning the themes of...
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A Story Like the Wind
Gill Lewis
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 Gill Lewis's A Story Like the Wind, a powerful and lyrical story about contemporary refugees, is fuelled by an ancient tale...
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Tilly and the Time Machine
Adrian Edmondson
This delightful story highlights the power of memories in coping with loss and comes from the multi-talented Adrian Edmundson.
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Reader Reviewed Lottie Dolls: Lottie Solves a Mystery
Lucie Braveheart
May 2017 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: adventurous little girl has fun with her friends Inspired by her great-great aunt's adventures and travels across the world, little Lottie...
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There's a Werewolf in My Tent!
Pamela Butchart
Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They're going camping and there'll be marshmallows and no washing and everything. But then WEIRD things start happening! There...
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The Five of Us
Quentin Blake
Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and...
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We are Giants
Amber Lee Dodd
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 For fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Wonder, this is a novel about a girl whose mum has dwarfism. But it's not just about...
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Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
Liz Pichon
In the next hilarious illustrated instalment of Tom Gates, Mr Fullerman has a class assignment: a family tree! Tom's ready to learn all about the Gates family, his friends and...
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Disney as Old as Time What If Belle's Mother Cursed the Beast?
Liz Braswell
What if Belle's mother cursed the Beast? Find out what happens in this thrilling story, Disney As Old as Time: A Twisted Tale.
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More Featured Books

Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir
Polly Faber
April 2017 Book of the Month Here are four more adventures for Mango and her best friend Bambang the tapir and they are if anything even more appealing than previous...
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The Street Beneath My Feet
Charlotte Gullian
Detailed, ingenious and graphically beautiful this information book opens, as the best do, with an invitation to young readers to stop and wonder as they're asked to think about what...
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Reader Reviewed Lesser Spotted Animals
Martin Brown
In a nutshell: not your average animal book | This is no ordinary animal book, you won't find the usual suspects in its page, no tigers, pandas, bears here. Instead...
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All About Ella
Sally Nicholls
Interest Age 5-8 Ella wants to know on which day of the week she was born, but her family can't say; Ella's big brother is very sick and she often...
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Henry Pond the Poet
Dick King-Smith
Interest Age 5-8 Dick King-Smith had a wonderful gift for creating seemingly simple children's stories filled with humour and drama. Henry Pond is renowned by the other toads for his...
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Artie Conan Doyle and the Gravediggers' Club
Robert J. Harris
In a nutshell: ingenious and atmospheric adventure story starring a young Arthur Conan Doyle | Sending its young protagonists creeping round Edinburgh's graveyards at dead of night and posing...
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Reader Reviewed Mango & Bambang: Tapir All at Sea
Polly Faber
Polly Faber and Clara Vulliamy's stories of Mango and her friend Bambang the tapir are absolutely charming. Mango is kind, resourceful, always there to help Bambang out of the scrapes...
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Cream Buns and Crime
Robin Stevens
April 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: a tasty treat for would-be sleuths and fans of Wells and Wong | Young readers everywhere are hooked on Robin...
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Books! Books! Books!
Mick Manning
April 2017 Book of the Month Who better to take young readers on a guided tour of the British Library than Mick Manning and Brita Granström? Words and pictures work...
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The Earth Book
Jonathan Litton
April 2017 Fascinating Facts Book of the Month This beautiful information book explores all aspects of our planet, this ‘tiny sphere that orbits an ordinary, middle-aged star in a quiet...
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Reader Reviewed Sky Thieves
Dan Walker
April 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: classic good versus evil tale with a colourful cast of flying thieves and unlikely heroes | Original, exciting and full of interesting...
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Reader Reviewed The Adventures of Miss Petitfour
Anne Michaels
April 2017 Debut of the Month | There is something quite wonderful about indulging in your favourite cake, beautifully decorated with sweet delectable icing. Well the same can be said for...
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100 Steps for Science Why it Works and How it Happened
Lisa Jane Gillespie
Covering ten important general areas of scientific study including space, wheels, light, medicine, energy and life, this handsome information book shows how ideas have developed over the centuries, new discoveries...
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Ballerina Dreams
Michaela DePrince, Elaine DePrince
In a nutshell: the inspiring true story of ballerina Michaela DePrince | This charming little book opens with a scene any young dancer dreams of: a girl peeking through the...
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Reader Reviewed The Gold Thief
Justin Fisher
In a nutshell: thrilling adventure in a magical other world | After his adventures in the thrilling Circus of Marvels, all its young hero Ned wants is a quiet life: no...
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Paddington's Finest Hour
Michael Bond
In a nutshell: one of our national treasures back and on splendid form There are seven brand new Paddington stories in this lovely collection and the little bear is...
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The School of Music
Meurig Bowen, Rachel Bowen
This excellent book is an inspiring and all-encompassing guide to the world of music for young people. By inviting them to imagine they are attending a music course over an...
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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: Up, Up and Away!
Tracey Corderoy
In a nutshell: three funny stories perfect for reading aloud | Everyone's favourite crime-solving, cake-baking dogs are back in a collection of three lively, self-contained stories which are perfect for...
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Mirror Magic
Linda Chapman
In a nutshell: gentle stories of friendship and magic | Linda Chapman writes stories that young readers love and this exciting but reassuring series combining magic, friendship and animals will...
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The Story of Space
Catherine Barr, Steve Williams
The story of space is told with all the drama and excitement it merits but clearly and simply for the youngest readers. Over forty colourful pages readers travel through...
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Write Your Own Mystery & Ghost Stories
Louie Stowell, Megan Cullis
Full of really useful tips and fun writing activities this is a great book for any youngster who enjoys telling stories. As well as breaking them down into the component...
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Ella Queen of Jazz
Helen Hancocks
Stylishly illustrated this is a piece of non-fiction, the inspiring story of a special friendship, and a bit of a mystery story too. It introduces young readers to Ella Fitzgerald...
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The Book of Me
Adam Frost
This is a scrapbook with a difference. Yes, readers are asked to record the usual information about themselves, from their height to what kind of house they live in to...
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Fingerprint Activities: Garden
Fiona Watt
Bright and enticing, this activity book and the rainbow coloured ink pad will provide lots of fingerprint fun for all your little, budding artists. Children will delight in adding their...
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Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
Andrea Beaty
A spin-off from Andrea Beaty's and David Roberts's inspiring and ground-breaking Rosie Revere, Engineer this eye-catching activity book will get children themselves thinking and creating like real engineers. While it...
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt: My Explorer's Journal

Inspired by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic Picturebook and the new TV version this is a lovely book to take outdoors whether you're on a country walk or in...
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Town is by the Sea
Joanne Schwartz
This haunting book, beautifully illustrated in ink and watercolour, bears record to a long-gone way of life. A young boy describes his day, from first thing in the morning when...
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Space Ace 4u2read
Eric Brown
Interest Age 7+ Reading Age 7 | Fact and fiction are cleverly combined in this space travel adventure story. It's 2075 and young Billy is setting off for a trip...
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Lots The Diversity of Life on Earth
Nicola Davies
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | A stunning book that is also an invaluable introduction to how to look at the world around us. Nicola Davies...
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt: My Adventure Field Guide

Inspired by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt this Field Guide is full of information about the animals and plants...
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Korvax the Sea Dragon
Adam Blade
Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!
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I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

Getting lost in a book is one of the great delights of childhood.

All children aspire to read chapter books in order to experience the full range of characters and situations. But some help is also appreciated hence the particular role of novels with pictures.

Click here to read some helpful tips from top childrens' publisher Egmont.

You could also check out our latest highlights such as our 'prizewinners' section where we can help you and your child discover authors currently in contention for and/or winners of the most prestigious awards. Or some wonderful graphic novel adaptations of literary classics from 'Classical Comics' and finally, a brilliant range of titles that are sure to get even the most reluctant reader wanting to read more. Just take a look at 'Ology World'.


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