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Books of the Month

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 perfectly together to give children a vivid sense of the... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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What's My Name?
Wendy Finney
April 2017 Book of the Month | The Little Princess, star of Tony Ross's much loved series, is growing up and she's just as much of a character as she ever was. Now that she's not so little her family... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 Stevens's Murder Most Unladylike series starring schoolgirl sleuths Daisy Wells... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 23/03/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 gently encouraged to ponder their own place in the world -... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2017
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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 stories, perfect fiction for young readers. In this set of... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 backwater of the Milky Way'. It examines the inner workings... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Other Featured Books this Month

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 all sorts of mysteries for them to solve and codes... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 16/02/2017
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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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Reader ReviewedThe 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 The Adventures of Miss Petitfour. As well as being a... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedSky 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 characters and vivid action scenes, Dan Walker has created an... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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A Song for Will and The Lost Gardeners of Heligan
Hilary Robinson
This deeply moving story perfectly conveys the devastating impact of the First World War both on those who took part and those they left behind. Though the story is fiction, many of those who feature were real people, gardeners... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2017
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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 invites readers to look at the flowers, the birds, the... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 his father leaves for work, though playtime, lunch, shopping and... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 the local park or just the back garden. It encourages... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 own fingerprint art throughout the pages following the simple instructions. ... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Spiral bound | Released 01/04/2017
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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 parts that make up a successful ghost or mystery story,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Spiral bound | Released 01/04/2017
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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 be another favourite. Maia and her friends Lottie and Sita... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 just-becoming-confident readers and lovely to read aloud. Shifty and Sam... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 the same lovable character he's ever been - well meaning,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 curtains before flying onto the stage, a ballerina. The journey... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Where's Gilbert?
Wendy Finney
The Little Princess, star of Tony Ross's much loved series, is growing up and she's just as much of a character as she ever was. She's playing happily in the garden with her teddy bear Gilbert when she sees her... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedMango & 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 in which he finds himself – she's like the perfect... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 poetry, but it's not enough to win the heart of... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2017
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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 feels that it's all about Sam, while she is overlooked.... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2017
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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! Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 that children might find on bear hunts of their own,... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 their dream holiday, but it also tests how ambidextrous they... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedSuperdad's Day Off
Phil Earle
Interest Age 5-8 | In a nutshell: the best laid plans of mice and supermen …| Stanley is as normal a kid as you can meet, but his dad, well, he's a superhero, Dynamo Dan to his friends. Life as a... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/04/2017
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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 into space with his grandad on his restored spaceship. And... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2017
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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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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 tells them exactly how to create contraptions such as a... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/04/2017
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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 and describes the beginning of her career when she and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 the Gigglers well-supplied. Assisted by his favourite nephew Messi, whose... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/04/2017
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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 billions of years of history from moments before the Big... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 chance of that. The mysterious disappearance of tonnes of gold... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Danny Dingle's Fantastic Finds: The Super-Sonic Submarine
Angie Lake
In a nutshell: fart-powered non-stop adventure, part book part comic-strip | Fresh from their triumph in the Science Club Soap Box Derby would-be super-inventors Danny Dingle and his best friend Percy are back and even more determined to one day... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 23/06/2016
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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 adding to what has gone before to lead us to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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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 is going on beneath their feet. No ordinary book but... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 21/03/2017
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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 academic year the authors make it particularly involving for young... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedLesser 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 be prepared to be amazed by animals you've never heard... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Last Month's Featured Books

The Big Green Book
Robert Graves
An enchanting, strange and sometimes chilling tale, masterfully illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
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The Museum of Me
Emma Lewis
Longlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize | September 2016 Debut of the Month This quirky, unusual and inspiring book follows a little girl on a journey of discovery in...
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Reader Reviewed Podkin One-Ear
Kieran Larwood
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2017 - Best Story In a nutshell: rabbit heroes | rabbit villains | magic and heroism | ‘Stories aren't all about fighting and revenge. You have to...
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A World of Information
Richard Platt
Longlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize | December 2016 Fascintating Facts Book of the Month A visually stunning collection of facts and figures for all the family to enjoy. ...
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The Wolves of Currumpaw
William Grill
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | A beautiful and moving re-telling of the first short story from Ernest Thompson...
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The Journey
Francesca Sanna
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 | Longlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | A powerful picturebook which teacher...
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Revolting Rhymes
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl takes on the likes of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Goldilocks and The Three Little Pigs and brings us a brilliant collection of comic and often gory versions...
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Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body
John Farndon
Take a tour round the inside of the human body in this unusual and quite excellent information book. It examines our component parts, from cells to blood, bones, liver, lungs...
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Reader Reviewed Hilo: The Great Big Boom
Judd Winick
In a nutshell: non-stop cartoon action with real heart | The adventures continue for little android Hilo and his human friends D.J. and Gina, and they are as fast, funny...
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The Lion Easter Colouring Book
Antonia Jackson
This beautiful colouring book features page after page of intricate drawings that tempt you to pick up crayons and start colouring. Scenes include Jesus riding into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday,...
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The Promised One
Antonia Woodward
The Promised One is a perfect way to introduce children to the Easter story. Words and pictures describe the events from Palm Sunday to the Resurrection simply but clearly and...
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The Night Spinner
Abi Elphinstone
With this action packed third and final instalment to the series, Abi Elphinstone has secured her place in the imagination of young readers. Dark magic threatens to shroud Moll and...
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The Clubhouse Mystery
Erika McGann
In a nutshell: gang of three have hi-jinks in their very own clubhouse | Cass is super-excited when she and her best friends decide to form a secret club, and...
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Roald Dahl: George's Marvellous Experiments
Roald Dahl
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 A great collection of simple semi-scientific experiments perfect for curious...
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Hamish and the Gravity Burp
Danny Wallace
March 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: original, clever, fast-paced and very, very funny | With no messing about at all, Danny Wallace gets straight into...
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Life on Earth: Farm
Heather Alexander
March 2017 Book of the Month Unless they are regular visitors to the countryside it can be hard for children to connect the milk in the two litre cartons on...
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Women in Science
Rachel Ignotofsky
March 2017 Non Fiction Book of the Month | In a nutshell: an inspiring introduction to 50 pioneering women scientists | Hopefully everyone has heard of Marie Curie, Rosalind Franklin...
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Reader Reviewed Black Cats and Butlers
Janine Beacham
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 Fun to read, this is a sprightly told tale of murder and trickery with a twisty plot and a cast of...
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The Silver Unicorn
Jessica Ennis-Hill & Elen Caldecott
March 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: gentle but inspiring stories of a little girl's brush with magic | Jessica Ennis-Hill is best known as an Olympic...
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Spangles McNasty and the Tunnel of Doom
Steve Webb
In a nutshell: a roller-coaster ride of zany anarchic fun | Spangles McNasty is an absolute rotter, the sort of menace happiest when eating cold chips from bins, shouting at...
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The Story of the Dancing Frog
Quentin Blake
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 In a warm-hearted story with a touch of the ridiculous about it, former Children's Laureate Quentin Blake tells of a happy...
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Tales from Weird Street
Anne Fine
Interest Age 8+ Reading Age 8 Three young friends pass a sunny day telling each other stories of some of the strange things that have happened in their street, and...
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Reader Reviewed Dave Pigeon (Nuggets)
Swapna Haddow
In a nutshell: pigeontastic comedy capers with Dave and Skipper | Things are not looking good for pigeons Dave and Skipper. The Human Lady who feeds them has gone on...
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Jellicle Cats
T. S. Eliot
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 T.S Eliot's best-loved verses, originally published in an anthology, work brilliantly singly in this attractive series of picture books. In Jellicle...
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Dragon Red
Shoo Rayner
In a nutshell: boy's own adventures with his pet dragon | Set in modern day Wales this exciting and highly enjoyable dragon series stars young Harri, and his pet dragon...
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Labyrinth
Théo Guignard
With its hypnotically impressive graphic compositions this handsome, generously-sized maze book is like no other. Readers are challenged to find their way through fourteen elaborate and unusual mazes: a kaleidoscopic...
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Reader Reviewed A Duckling Called Button
Helen Peters
In a nutshell: warm-hearted animal story with realistic farm setting | Jasmine finds a clutch of duck eggs by the river, but their mother has been killed by a dog...
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A Race for Toad Hall
Tom Moorhouse
In a nutshell: Mr Toad roars back for 21st century adventure | Tom Moorhouse ingeniously breathes new life into Toad of Toad Hall in this engaging chapter book. In an...
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Winnie and Wilbur: Broomstick Alert and Other Stories
Laura Owen
This bumper collection of Winnie the Witch stories is a real treat for young readers. There are twelve different adventures to enjoy, each one of them bursting with typically riotous...
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Reader Reviewed Swashbuckle Lil and the Jewel Thief
Elli Woollard
In a nutshell: rhyming pirate fun just right for newly independent readers | Children ready to move from picture books to chapter books will love the antics of junior pirate...
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Reader Reviewed William Bee's Wonderful World of Trucks
William Bee
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 Irresistible for anyone mad about trucks! There's so much to learn about the extraordinary world of trucks and truck-mad William Bee...
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Daisy and the Trouble with Chocolate
Kes Gray
In a nutshell: Daisy discovers there's such a thing as too much chocolate | The combination of chocolate, more chocolate and being asked to look after the class hamsters over...
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The Cherry Pie Princess
Vivian French
In a nutshell: magic, spells and a healthy dose of princess power | Princess Peony lives a pretty privileged life as the youngest of the king's seven daughters, though there's...
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Life on Earth: Human Body
Heather Alexander
This is a typically informative and cleverly designed book from Wide Eyed Editions, one of our leading new publishers of non-fiction. Over 16 spreads, it asks 100 questions about the...
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Reader Reviewed Goodly and Grave in a Bad Case of Kidnap
Justine Windsor
In a nutshell: Harry Potter meets Agatha Christie in magical new mystery series | Young Lucy Goodly is not happy when she's forced into employment as ‘boot girl' for the...
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The New Friend
Jenny Colgan
In a nutshell: reassuring funny story about overcoming shyness and making friends | Polly is starting big school but not looking forward to it. She wishes she could take Neil,...
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Claude Going for Gold!
Alex T. Smith
From the World Book Day Illustrator 2014 comes a brand-new tale about Claude, the bestselling beret-clad canine hero. Lovereading Review to follow.
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101 Brilliant Things for Kids to Do with Science
Dawn Isaac
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, this book is indeed packed with things for kids to do with science and the great news is that all 101 of...
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Coding for Beginners: Using Python
Louie Stowell
This extremely user-friendly and accessible guide book will teach children the basics of Python, enabling them to create their own games and simple animations. Now that computers and coding are...
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National Trust: Ned the Nature Nut's Nutty Nature Facts and Jokes
Andy Seed
Nature lovers of all ages will find lots to laugh at in this totally nutty book which contains hundreds of jokes based on the British countryside and its wildlife. To...
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Patrick and the President
Ryan Tubridy
The heady excitement of President Kennedy's visit to Ireland in 1963 is brought vividly to life in this account by Ryan Tubridy and illustrator P J Lynch. Patrick and his...
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Little Lemur Laughing
Joshua Seigal
Joshua Seigal is a rising star in the children's poetry world and this new collection of his poems will be a real crowd-pleaser. Many of them are crying out...
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Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer
Alexander Mccall Smith
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 Freddie Mole is just an ordinary boy who never imagines that he will do anything brave. He certainly never dreams that he...
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Reader Reviewed The Royal Rabbits of London
Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore
In a nutshell: rabbits save the queen | You may not know this, but whenever a rabbit hears the words ‘the Queen', they sit up and use their ears to...
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More Featured Books

Animal Journeys
Patricia Hegarty
Starting with the Arctic tern, which makes the longest migration of any creature, an astonishing 91,600km (57,000 mi) this journal-sized book is full of information on extraordinary feats of the...
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Atlas of Animal Adventures
Rachel Williams, Emily Hawkins
The National Book Tokens Children's Travel Book of the Year 2017 From the creators of the much-praised Atlas of Adventures comes this sumptuous and inspiring new atlas and it cleverly...
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Old School
Jeff Kinney
Old School is number ten in the multi-million-selling Wimpy Kid series and author Jeff Kinney is on very...
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The Worst Witch
Jill Murphy
The Worst Witch is an absolute classic and an essential title for every child's bookshelf, and it is reissued here with a special jacket to accompany the new CBBC series....
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Reader Reviewed The 78-Storey Treehouse
Andy Griffiths
In a nutshell: surreal, kid-pleasing comic adventures set in an ever-growing treehouse | Andy and Terry's treehouse keeps growing, to the delight of its army of devoted readers. It's now...
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Reader Reviewed Radio Boy
Christian O'Connell
February 2017 Debut of the Month Award-winning broadcaster Christian O'Connell's hugely entertaining debut novel is power charged! Shocked when he is sacked from his dream job as presenter of hospital...
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Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Almost Entirely Unplanned Adventure
A. L. Kennedy
February 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: gentle badgers versus greedy farmers, no contest! | Could badgers take the place of penguins at the top the charts of...
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Reader Reviewed The Bolds on Holiday
Julian Clary
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month | February 2017 Book of the Month There are wonderful new laughs as the Bolds, the hairiest family in Teddington, set off on...
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Animals Behaving Badly
Nicola Davies
In a lively, highly readable book Nicola Davies examines ways that man and animals interact, highlighting species whose intelligence and adaptability causes real problems for their human neighbours. Take the...
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Attack of the Alien Dung!
Gareth P. Jones
In a nutshell: pets protect the world from alien attack | Planet Earth Is under constant threat from aliens, and who is there to protect its inhabitants? Why, our pets....
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Barking for Bagels
Michael Rosen
With her cheery, distinctive voice and passion for bagels, little dog Shnipp is a very jolly character and certain to be a real favourite with young readers. Running away one...
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The Goblin Princess The Grand Goblin Ball
Jenny O'Connor
In a nutshell: delightfully topsy-turvy tale of magic and friendship | Matty the Goblin Princess is the odd one out in her family – she likes to be clean and...
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Reader Reviewed The Moonlight Statue
Holly Webb
In a nutshell: lonely little girl makes friends with ghostly animals Polly and her mum are leaving London for Cornwall. Their old home has very sad associations after Polly's...
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The Troublesome Tiger
Tamsyn Murray
In a nutshell: If you love animals, you'll love the Tanglewood Park series | Lucky Zoe – her parents own Tanglewood Animal Park; living in a zoo would be a...
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Reader Reviewed Uncle Gobb and the Green Heads
Michael Rosen
In a nutshell: Really? An Uncle Gobb story in a nutshell? You're having a laugh | Malcolm, his best friend Crackersnacker and Malcolm's awful homework-obsessed, bean counting (unless it's literal...
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Unicorn in New York: Louie in a Spin
Rachel Hamilton
In a nutshell: funny stories of a unicorn dreaming of fame in the Big Apple | Louie the unicorn is happily settled at the New York School for the Performing...
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The Wild Garden
Felicity Brooks
Use your imagination and creativity with transfers and crayons to create eleven exquisite gardens from a cottage garden to a summer meadow. Each garden has a delicate line drawing to...
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The Scruffs
Hannah Shaw
In a nutshell: unlikely band of animal friends win the day | Mr Straw's pet shop, The Perfect Pet is the setting for this funny new series, its ill-assorted collection...
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Reader Reviewed The Big History Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd
If you want to know what was happening on Earth any time in the last four billion years, then you couldn't do better than opening out the Big History Timeline...
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Reader Reviewed The Nature Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth
The most innovative approach to non-fiction since Horrible Histories, the What On Earth Wallbooks present information in a way guaranteed to inspire children's curiosity and to stimulate real enthusiasm for...
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Reader Reviewed The Science Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth
The story of human invention and engineering began at least 10,000 years ago in the stone age and has continued non-stop ever since with each discovery leading to new developments...
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Reader Reviewed The Shakespeare Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Dr. Nick Walton, Patrick Skipworth
The Shakespeare Timeline Wallbook will give readers (of all ages) special insight into all the 38 plays, as well as into the man and his time. A colourful 2 metre...
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Reader Reviewed The Sports Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth
Ernest Hemingway might have said there are only three real sports – motor racing, bull-fighting and mountaineering – but even he might have been forced to reconsider had he been...
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Reader Reviewed The What on Earth? Timeline Collection
Christopher Lloyd
The most innovative approach to non-fiction since Horrible Histories, the What On Earth Wallbooks present information in a way guaranteed to inspire children's curiosity and to stimulate real enthusiasm for...
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Where's Wally?
Martin Handford
This is the 30th anniversary edition of the original classic picture book which kick-started the worldwide Where's Wally? phenomenon. It's a picture book that lets you search for Wally and...
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Reader Reviewed The British History Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd
The British History Timeline showcases milestones in the extraordinary history of the British Isles from the age of the Dinosaurs 100 million years ago to the hosting of the London...
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Where Zebras Go Poems
Sue Hardy-Dawson
Get ready to join in the Poetry Olympics, question a snake, talk to a toad and learn 20 ways to avoid monsters and mythical beasts. Where Zebras Go will lead...
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Reader Reviewed Mabel Jones and the Doomsday Book
Will Mabbitt
In a nutshell: the fate of the ‘hooman' race in the hands of incorrigible nose-picker and pirate Mabel Jones | For daring adventures, desperate deeds, and decidedly nasty ends, look...
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King Flashypants and the Creature from Crong
Andy Riley
In a nutshell: small king, smaller horse, massive monster | Boy king Edwin Flashypants is back in another laugh-out-loud helping of cartoon action, jokes, and invention. A terrible monster has...
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Exploring Space
Martin Jenkins
How amazing that less than 100 years after the invention of the motor car, humans have built and launched vehicles that can leave the solar system. We've landed space probes...
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The LEGO Batman Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection
DK
The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection is packed with more than 1,000 colourful and reusable stickers including Batman, Robin, The Joker and many more Batman characters and villains.
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Super Good Skills (Almost...)
Liz Pichon
From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Best Book for Younger Readers - Red House Children's Book Award, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 5 - 12 year-olds...
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Blob
David Walliams
This is the story of how a boy called Bob meets a blobfish fish called Blob...
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