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Reader ReviewedThe 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 holiday. The extended Bold family – that's Mr and Mrs,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/02/2017
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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 cuddly, lovable stars of children's books? Certainly, if Badger Bill... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/02/2017
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Other Featured Books this Month

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. The trials and tribulations of a disastrous new girl at... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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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 you leads you on a magical journey across the savannah,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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Roald Dahl: George's Marvellous Experiments
Roald Dahl
A great collection of simple semi-scientific experiments perfect for curious children to do at home. In Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine, the hero famously makes some evil potions to see off his horrible grandma. Now anyone can have a go.... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 23/02/2017
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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 awoken in the Wilderness of Crong. Edwin is ready to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedMabel 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 no further than the unlikely adventures of Mabel Jones. Two... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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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 offer lots of opportunity for questions and discussion. The illustrations... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 17/02/2017
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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, the table laid for the Last Supper, the three empty... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/01/2017
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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 his friends fiendishly hidden in every intricately-detailed scene. You can... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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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 of pets - dog, budgie, chameleon, gerbil and slug –... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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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 colour in and a colourful picture to fill with beautiful... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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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 Arts; mind you, he's so determined to always look on... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedUncle 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 bean counting – see page 1) Uncle Gobb of Gobb... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 09/02/2017
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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 real dream come true for lots of young people. In... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 father died in an accident. Mum has a new job... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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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 tidy, which is definitely not the Goblin way. But when... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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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 day on impulse she's taken in by Bessie the Bagel... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 78 storeys high (new additions include an ALL-BALL sports stadium... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 12/01/2017
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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 good form. The generation gap is something of a theme... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/01/2017
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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 and the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award 2013, comes... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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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. Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 12/01/2017
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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 animal world. It describes more amazing migrations, via land, sea... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 09/02/2017
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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 and stylishly introduces some of the world's most adventurous animals,... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 presented with The Sports Timeline Wallbook. This unique history book... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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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. When Dung Guzzler beetles arrive from the former star Dun-Glowing,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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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 Kea for example: these super-smart birds cause no end of... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 learning. Each one contains a full-colour poster – 2 metres... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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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 on two planets, and visited Earth's own moon six times.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedRadio 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 radio, eleven year old Spike is determined to find some... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/01/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 Each one of the What On Earth Wallbooks contains a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 Olympics in 2015. In a two metre long poster –... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 in our understanding. The Wallbook Timeline of Science and Engineering... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 long wall chart illustrated with intriguing picture scenes lays out... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 learning. Each one contains a full-colour poster – 2 metres... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Last Month's Featured Books

Reader Reviewed Hilo: Saving the Whole Wide World
Judd Winick
In a nutshell: giant killer vegetables and a robotic Jabberwocky versus Hilo and his little band | After the cliffhanger ending of The Boy Who Crashed to Earth,...
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Me and Mister P
Maria Farrer
In a nutshell: an unusual friend makes things better | Arthur is understandably surprised when Mr P turns up at his door expecting to stay: Mr P is a huge...
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Nancy Parker's Spooky Speculations
Julia Lee
In a nutshell: a diary of detection from our favourite 1920s housemaid | With the current craze for historical mysteries and clever girl detectives, readers will be delighted to make...
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Reader Reviewed The Great Shelby Holmes Girl Detective
Elizabeth Eulberg
January 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: Sherlock and Watson as you've never seen them before | The Sherlock Holmes stories are given a lively twist. Eleven-year...
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Reader Reviewed Spy Toys
Mark Powers
In a nutshell: band of toy superheroes conquer all in a doll eat doll world | The Spy Toys are quite possibly the unlikeliest band of superheroes you could to...
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Reader Reviewed Trouble Next Door
Chris Higgins
In a nutshell: new house, new friend, new adventures | There's something fascinating about naughty children, and readers will be captivated by Magda, the co-star of Chris Higgins's new book....
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Reader Reviewed Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth
Judd Winick
January 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: irresistible adventure story told in words and pictures | Prepare yourselves: children across the country will soon be using a...
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Reader Reviewed His Royal Whiskers
Sam Gayton
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2017 Full of astonishing imagination and curious and unexpected adventures, His Royal Whiskers is a royal romp of a story that will...
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Zoo Boy and the Jewel Thieves
Sophie Thompson
In a nutshell: charming story of boy who can talk and joke with the animals | Lucky Vince – not only is his dad a zoo keeper but Vince has...
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Reader Reviewed Midnight Mystery
Clara Vulliamy
In a nutshell: domestic crime dramas delightfully told and illustrated | Dorothy Constance Mae Louise, aka Dot, has her own super-sleuthing detective agency with her dog McClusky and her best...
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100 Most: Unexplained Mysteries on the Planet
Anna Claybourne
Think 21st century humans have explained pretty much everything there is to explain? Think again! As this book demonstrates, there's still a huge amount of stuff we simply don't understand....
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Jim
Hilaire Belloc
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2017 Award-winning Mini Grey pulls no punches in her brilliant illustrations to this classic cautionary tale. Jim's parents give him everything...
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Who Stole the Hamster?
N. Griffin
In a nutshell: a clever bit of detection in the classroom | This satisfying, entertaining classroom crime caper thoroughly respects its young readers' intelligence. Smashie and Dontel are smart as...
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Lost Tales
Adam Murphy
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2017 - Best Story Long-forgotten fables, rekindled by the magic of comics
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Worst Ever School Trip
Barry Hutchison
January 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: In all honesty, a book to have readers laughing aloud | Poor Beaky Malone: once an accomplished fibber, he's now condemned...
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100 Hugs
Chris Riddell
As 2017 dawns it's hard to think of a better book to slip into your pocket than 100 Hugs by Chris Riddell. This neat little hardback contains 100 black and...
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LEGO the Batman Movie: Chaos in Gotham City (Activity Book with Exclusive Batman Minifigure)

Filled with activities in Gotham City, where the good guys Batman and Robin battle against super-villains like The Joker, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Two-Face, Poison Ivy and Scarecrow.
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St Grizzles School for Girls, Goats and Random Boys
Karen Mccombie
In a nutshell: Highly enjoyable, thoroughly contemporary boarding school story | Eleven-year-old Dani is horrified to hear she's going to spend the next term at St Grizzelda's School for Girls,...
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The Pokemon Encyclopedia: Official
Pokemon
Gotta catch 'em all! Immerse yourself in the Pokemon universe with this ultimate guide to the Pokemon animated series.
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Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee? Search and Find Book
Lucasfilm Ltd
Chewbacca, a notorious rebel ally, is wanted for crimes against the Empire. Not often seen without his partner-in-crime, Han Solo, this Wookiee has evaded capture on multiple occasions, due in...
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