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Would the Real Stanley Carrot Please Stand Up?
Reader Reviewed Would the Real Stanley Carrot Please Stand Up?
Rob Stevens
February 2015 Book of the Month  A touching and funny story about thirteen year old Stanley wrestling with his insecurities and his place in his family. Stanley is adopted and, although he knows his parents love him very much, he...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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The Butterfly Club
The Butterfly Club
Jacqueline Wilson
February 2015 Book of the Month Best-selling Jacqueline Wilson unfolds a compelling new story about the importance of both family and friends. Tina is the youngest and the smallest of the triplets. She was so little when she was a...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2015
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Stormbreaker
Reader Reviewed Stormbreaker
Anthony Horowitz
A fabulous story that crackles with suspense and daring and shows that a bit of cheek will take you a very long way. Alex Rider is fourteen when his whole world is turned upside down. Already an orphan, his guardian...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2015
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The Lost Twin
Reader Reviewed The Lost Twin
Sophie Cleverly
March 2015 Debut of the Month  When Ivy has to step into her dead sister Scarlet’s place at the sinister Rockwood boarding school’s she finds herself thrown into a mystery which she must do everything in her power to unravel....
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Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2015
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Darkmouth
Reader Reviewed Darkmouth
Shane Hegarty
February 2015 Debut of the Month   Darkmouth might appear to be a normal seaside town, but it’s really not the kind of place you’d want to go on holiday. In fact Darkmouth is a Blighted Village, one of the last...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2015
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The Bell Between Worlds
Reader Reviewed The Bell Between Worlds
Ian Johnstone
Debut-author Ian Johnstone offers his readers an enormous and richly created world to explore in this elaborately constructed fantasy. Sylas Tate steps into the unusual Shop of Things and, through his remarkable powers of imagination and his ability to do...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things
Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things
A. F. Harrold
A story of circus rivalry, learning who you really are, and the problem of oddly-shaped vegetables.  Fizzlebert needs to reunite his friend the Bearded Boy with his long-lost parents, and find himself a new act. Luckily, the strongest girl in...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
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Supercat vs the Pesky Pirate
Reader Reviewed Supercat vs the Pesky Pirate
Jeanne Willis
Everybody's favourite all-action cat is back in the third instalment of the hilarious cat-superhero series, from award-winning author and queen of comedy, Jeanne Willis.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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Demon Dentist
Demon Dentist
David Walliams
Winner of the Red House Children's Books for Younger Readers Award 2014. Best-selling David Walliams hits gold again in this hilarious story about something deeply evil in the unattractive world of teeth. Alfie has rotten teeth and he hates the ghastly...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
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Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey
Reader Reviewed Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey
Cathy Cassidy
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - One of the Lovereading4kids Readers' Choice Books of the Year 2014  Cathy Cassidy’s Chocolate Box Girls are growing up and learning to deal with new problems. Fifteen year old Honey flies...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Brilliant
Reader Reviewed Brilliant
Roddy Doyle
One of our Books of the Year 2014   A profound story about the effect of despair on society is touched with magic and humour by best-selling Roddy Doyle. When a black dog comes out of the clouds and settles...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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I Totally Funniest: A Middle School Story
I Totally Funniest: A Middle School Story
James Patterson
Another welcome return for Jamie Grimm, wisecracking wheelchair-using star of best-selling author James Patterson’s Middle School series for kids. In this episode Jamie is off to Hollywood to take part in the national finals of the Planet’s Funniest Kid Comic...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2015
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The Farm Beneath the Water
The Farm Beneath the Water
Helen Peters
The Secret Hen House Theatre, Helen Stephen’s debut, was a real treat: a hugely successful mix of animal story, stage school caper and adventure.  If anything the sequel is even better. Hannah lives on a proper old-fashioned farm with...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Bad Magic
Reader Reviewed Bad Magic
Pseudonymous Bosch
Fans of Lemony Snicket will feel themselves in good authorial hands with Pseudonymous Bosch. Dire warnings about calamities to come, knowing asides, footnotes and appendices abound, giving the book a distinct feel and putting the reader on the inside of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2015
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck Book & CD
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck Book & CD
Jeff Kinney
The perfect gift for Wimpy Kid fans - now you can read and listen to Hard Luck, book 8 in the award-winning, hilarious Wimpy Kid series! Francesca Dow,...
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 29/01/2015
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I Love My Mum
I Love My Mum
Gaby Morgan
Gaby Morgan has gathered together a really wonderful selection of poems about mums. There are over 50 in this little volume, some will make you smile, some will probably turn you a bit teary, but each one contains something true...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
J. K. Rowling
This stunning gift edition hardback, presented in a beautiful foiled cloth slipcase decorated with brand new line art by Jonny Duddle, is the perfect introduction to Harry Potter.  This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he...
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Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 05/02/2015
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You Tell Me!
You Tell Me!
Roger McGough, Michael Rosen
Football, first love, teachers and tongue-twisters is a fantastic poetry collection by two of the funniest, most famous poets writing today.  
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015
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The Nowhere Emporium
Reader Reviewed The Nowhere Emporium
Ross MacKenzie
This sparkling fantasy adventure is a glorious hymn to the powers of the imagination. Young Daniel Holmes first stumbles into the Nowhere Emporium as he’s running from a couple of the bullies from the children’s home where he lives. He’s...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 19/03/2015
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The Land of Green Ginger
The Land of Green Ginger
Noel Langley
A welcome reissue of a classic title that is perfect for reading aloud to all those who enjoy magical adventure laced with knockabout humour. Aladdin, hero of the story of the magic lamp, has a son Abu Ali who is...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Street Corner Dad
Street Corner Dad
Alan Gibbons
Interest Age 7-12  Reading Age 7  Set in Liverpool during World War II, Alan Gibbon’s novel is a compelling drama. It packs a real emotional punch despite its short extent, which is Barrington Stoke style, part of their method of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Hard Luck
Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney
Hard Luck, book 8 of the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, is now out in paperback. Francesca Dow, m.d. of Penguin Children’s, said: “Millions of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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The Wolf Princess
The Wolf Princess
Cathryn Constable
Exciting, atmospheric, romantic and stylish, The Wolf Princess marks a welcome return to the comfort of traditional storytelling.  Steeped in history and nostalgia, but delicious in its telling, The Wolf Princess is a celebration of innocence, friendship and resourcefulness.  For...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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The Whisper
Reader Reviewed The Whisper
Emma Clayton
Twins Mika and Ellie first appeared in The Roar, a suspenseful thriller set in a not-too-distant future Britain in which humanity lives behind a huge concrete wall to protect them from animals carrying a plague.  Readers who may not...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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I am David
I am David
Anne Holm
Anne Holm’s novel, first published in the UK in 1965, is one of the most honest and searing accounts for children of man’s inhumanity to man. It’s also one of the most hopeful. It tells the haunting story of a...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2015
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The Wickford Doom
The Wickford Doom
Chris Priestley
Interest Age 8-12  Reading Age 8  Chris Priestley has a gift for writing frightening stories, and this short wartime-set novel for Barrington Stoke, which specialises in producing books designed and written to be accessible to all readers including those with...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Rugby Academy: Combat Zone
Rugby Academy: Combat Zone
Tom Palmer
Interest Age 8-12  Reading Age 8+  Tom Palmer is brilliant at capturing the passion of sport and the drama it creates. Woody is an outstanding young footballer so when his dad, a pilot who is often away on active service,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2014
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The Girl with the Sunshine Smile
The Girl with the Sunshine Smile
Karen Mccombie
Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8+  Best-selling Karen McCrombie brilliantly captures the whirlwind of emotions that Meg is thrown into when her mum starts dating a new partner. Meg loves her life with just her mum. Everything is neat and...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2014
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Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers
Reader Reviewed Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers
Elen Caldecott
With a great theatre background, this is a gripping adventure of a lost diamond necklace, a false accusation and a desperate race to find out the truth. Piotr’s dad is on security duty at the theatre when the great Hollywood...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Trash
Trash
Andy Mulligan
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. Shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal. ***Now a major film by Stephen...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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The Adventures of Shola
The Adventures of Shola
Bernardo Atxaga
Winner of the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, awarded biennially since 1996, was founded to celebrate the best translation of a children’s book from a foreign language into English and published in the UK. It aims to spotlight...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2013
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
Celebrating 150 years of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. One of the most imaginative and best-loved of all children’s books, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is as original...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2015
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Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant
Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant
Derek Landy
For the first time, every Skulduggery Pleasant short story - plus The End of the World, the World Book Day novelette - is collected into one magnificent volume. Join Gordon Edgley as he parties like it's 1985, watch Valkyrie Cain...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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Just Henry
Just Henry
Michelle Magorian
From the award winning author of Goodnight Mister Tom comes a page turning tale. Warmhearted and full of period detail, Just Henryis a wonderful story of growing up and seizing life’s opportunities. It’s post war Britain and life should...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015
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I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story
I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story
James Patterson
I Even Funnier is a welcome return for Jamie, wheel-chair-using wannabe comedian and star of James Patterson’s new series.  Once again, Jamie’s preparations for a comedy competition give the plot an impetus that will get and keep kids turning the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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Scarlet Ibis
Reader Reviewed Scarlet Ibis
Gill Lewis
Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal Gill Lewis is renowned for her stories about powerful and beneficial relationships between animals and children. Scarlet Ibis is an emotional story about how befriending birds can help to heal Red, a little boy...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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River Daughter
River Daughter
Jane Hardstaff
January 2015 Book of the Month  Moss, the river daughter of the title, first appeared in Jane Hardstaff’s much-praised debut The Executioner’s Daughter, a thrilling novel that cleverly mixed the supernatural with a convincing historical background. In this new adventure,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015
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The Deadly Seven
Reader Reviewed The Deadly Seven
Garth Jennings
January 2015 Debut of the Month  An incredibly funny adventure story for the Pixar generation, perfect for fans of Frank Cottrell Boyce and Cressida Cowell.  When eleven year-old Nelson’s beloved big sister goes missing on a school trip, he is...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Ratburger
Ratburger
David Walliams
Best-selling author David Williams has come up with another cracker of a story in Ratburger, available here in a special book and CD set, with the story read by the author.  Zoe is a lovely little girl with a terrible...
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 01/01/2015
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Haatchi and Little B
Haatchi and Little B
Wendy Holden
When Haatchi was injured by a train, he lost one of his legs and his tail - a huge problem for such a big dog. He needed some serious love; he needed to find his perfect Forever Home. And then...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler
Gene Kemp
A well-deserved winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1978, The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler remains as fresh as ever in this attractive new edition. Twelve year old Tyke, who has a reputation as something of a troublemaker, tells the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Pinocchio
Reader Reviewed Pinocchio
Michael Morpurgo M.B.E.
Michael Morpurgo has created a fresh version of the classic story of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet with a terrible habit of telling lies who comes alive and has some incredible adventures. Here, Pinocchio tells his own story which, in his...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha
The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha
Michael Foreman
An evocative WW1 story of heroism and friendship, based on real events.  Ali Pasha was a tortoise celebrity, appearing on Blue Peter and in newspapers worldwide, including The Times and The Boston Globe. Retold through journal entries and through Henry’s...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Good Little Devil and Other Tales
The Good Little Devil and Other Tales
Pierre Gripari
Shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, awarded biennially since 1996, was founded to celebrate the best translation of a children’s book from a foreign language into English and published in the UK. It aims to spotlight...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2013
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Middle School: Save Rafe (Middle School 6)
Reader Reviewed Middle School: Save Rafe (Middle School 6)
James Patterson
Save Rafe! gives struggling middle school student Rafe Khatchadorian another chance to prove himself. In this adventure he is spending a week on an outdoor survival expedition in order to be accepted back into Hills Village Middle School – the...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
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I Funny
I Funny
James Patterson
Jamie Grimm, he funny. He very funny in fact. Book one in this new series by James Patterson follows his progress as he enters a local comedy competition for kids. The plotline allows for jokes a-plenty, while Jamie’s comical observations...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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House of Robots
Reader Reviewed House of Robots
James Patterson
James Patterson knows just how to write page-turning stories, and he puts that skill to excellent use in his books for children. House of Robots is the first in a new series created with Chris Grabenstein and tells the story...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2014
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The Letter for the King
Reader Reviewed The Letter for the King
Tonke Dragt
Shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, awarded biennially since 1996, was founded to celebrate the best translation of a children’s book from a foreign language into English and published in the UK. It aims to spotlight...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Five Children on the Western Front
Reader Reviewed Five Children on the Western Front
Kate Saunders
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - October 2014 Book of the Month - Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2014    Witty, tender and full of insights into life love and politics, this is a brilliant...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2014
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Harald Hardnut
Harald Hardnut
Tony Bradman
Interest Age 8-12  Reading Age 8+  For some thrilling real life action and adventure, you won’t get much better than Tony Bradman’s Harald Hardnut. The most reluctant reader will devour it quickly. Plenty of fighting and killing and far more...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2014
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The Ghost of Shadow Vale
The Ghost of Shadow Vale
Jonathon Stroud
Interest Age 8-12  Reading Age 8+. This thrilling Icelandic myth published by Barrington Stoke in their RELOADED series that introduces readers to new lands and cultures in an accessible way features some terrific characters that will bring to life a...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2014
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The Flying Classroom
The Flying Classroom
Erich Kastner
One of our Books of the Year 2014   A perfect story for Christmas! Set in a school in the weeks running up to Christmas with all the excitement of an end of term play in the background, The Flying Classroom...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Big Game
Reader Reviewed Big Game
Dan Smith
As boys’ own adventures go, Big Game takes some beating! Thirteen year old Oskari sets out into the wilderness of his Finnish homeland as part of an ancient trial of manhood. He’s small, a bit clumsy and no-one expects him...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015
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Anton and Piranha
Anton and Piranha
Milena Baisch
Shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, awarded biennially since 1996, was founded to celebrate the best translation of a children’s book from a foreign language into English and published in the UK. It aims to spotlight...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Urban Outlaws
Urban Outlaws
Peter Jay Black
Fast-paced and high tech, this is page turning thriller as the Urban Outlaws, a group of five kids on a mission to make the world a better place, take on some of the worlds richest and slipperiest criminals. Benito Del...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015
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The Boy in the Dress
The Boy in the Dress
David Walliams
Shortlisted for Roald Dahl's Funny Prize 2009. Touching, funny and full of insight, this tender story tells how Dennis decides that everyone does not have to be the same. Bravely, he decides to do something completely different. Taking a risk...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 25/06/2009
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Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Marcia Williams
December 2014 Book of the Month  In brilliantly created strip-cartoon versions, Marcia Williams has breathed new life into everything from Greek myths to Oliver Twist. Now she brings the huge canvas of Victor Hugo’s epic nineteenth century story about good...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2014
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The Map to Everywhere
Reader Reviewed The Map to Everywhere
Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
December 2014 Debut of the Month An epic new magical adventure series featuring a modern artful dodger called Fin who is on a mission to find his mother and school girl Marrill who is whisked away one day from a...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/11/2014
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Movie Storybook
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Movie Storybook
Natasha Hughes
Relive the story of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies in this fantastic photo-filled book.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2014
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The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies - Annual
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies - Annual

Published in advance of the amazing third movie in the trilogy by Peter Jackson, this is the Official Hobbit Annual, packed with stills, characters and information from the movie sensation.
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
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Coco Caramel
Reader Reviewed Coco Caramel
Cathy Cassidy
February 2014 Book of the Month  Horse-mad Coco is the youngest of the sisters in the family. Different from all the others, she is a tomboy at heart and passionate about saving the endangered species of the world. Coco’s main...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Reader Reviewed Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Jeff Kinney
December 2014 Book of the Month  The best-selling Wimpy Kid is off on a family holiday. Mum is full of good ideas about the trip. Especially about how it can be a useful time for learning!  From the start everything...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2014
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Feel the Fear
Reader Reviewed Feel the Fear
Lauren Child
December 2014 Book of the Month  Best-selling Lauren Child brings favourite super-sleuth thirteen-year-old Ruby Redfort back for a terrific new adventure – along with Hitch, her official protector. Hitch never thought minding Ruby would be fun but she is such...
Featured in: 9+ readers | Books Reviewed by Children | Books of the Month
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/11/2014
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Boy in the Tower
Boy in the Tower
Polly Ho-Yen
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 - Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 Best Story   From the seventeenth floor of the tower block where he lives with his mother, Ade watches as the buildings...
Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Blue Peter Book Awards | Book Awards | eBooks
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Parent Trap
The Parent Trap
Erich Kastner
One of our Books of the Year 2014   The classic story of Lottie and Luise, two identical little girls who meet for the first time at summer camp and discover that they are twins, is famous as a film. Here,...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Books of the Year 2014 | eBooks
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death
Chris Riddell
October 2014 Book of the Month    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...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Blue Peter Book Awards
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
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The Parent Agency
Reader Reviewed The Parent Agency
David Baddiel
December 2014 Debut of the Month  A brilliantly funny story about a boy who makes a very rash wish! Barry is not the first boy in the world to say “I wish I had better parents” but in his case,...
Featured in: 9+ readers | Books Reviewed by Children | Books for Boys | Debuts of the Month | eBooks
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
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