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Sky Song
Abi Elphinstone
January 2018 Book of the Month This story was absolutely entrancing. As soon as I began reading I was swept away on a journey filled with dangerous enemies and monsters but of finding new friends, hope and a sense of... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2018
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Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
Mem Fox
January 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2018 A wonderful celebration of all kinds of babies! Helen Oxenbury's gorgeous babies, sometimes smiling, sometimes playing, sometimes snuggled up asleep and sometimes with a streaming... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 04/01/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Truth and Lies of Ella Black
Emily Barr
January 2018 Book of the Month This twisting tale of shady secrets, a destructive alter ego and a feverishly fast-tracked romance will leave fans of psychological thrillers reeling, as 17 year-old Ella Black is taken on a terrifyingly transformative journey from suburban... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2018
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Reader ReviewedHow to Hang a Witch
Adriana Mather
January 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: bewitching tale of love, suspense and witchery Adriana Mather's story of a young girl overcoming a centuries old supernatural feud is a heady combination of intrigue, romance and ghostly goings-on.... Featured in: YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2018
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Sky Chasers
Emma Carroll
January 2018 Book of the Month A prizewinning story idea from Neal Jackson gave birth to this wonderful tale of adventure, spies and man's attempt to be the first aeronaut. Emma Carroll has a wonderful ability to capture a particular... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2018
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Reader ReviewedWe Come Apart
Sarah Crossan, Brian Conaghan
January 2018 Book of the Month | Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award In a nutshell: unputdownable story, beautifully told | Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan are two of our most garlanded YA authors: she won the 2016... Featured in: YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Birthday Surprise
Clara Vulliamy
January 2018 Book of the Month In a nutshell: thoroughly charming mini-mysteries in school and family setting It's no mystery why the Dot McCluskey stories are so popular: Dot is a wonderfully lively central character and her friendly direct-to-reader narratives... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Last Month's Featured Books

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke
James Patterson
December 2017 Book of the Month The second book in the story of Jacky Ha-Ha. Like the characters in many of his hugely popular children's books Jacky, the star of...
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Boogie Bear
David Walliams
December 2017 Book of the Month The fifth hilarious story from Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, for children aged 3 and up. An outrageously...
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All the Year Round
John Yeoman
December 2017 Book of the Month A series of twelve short, funny poems, one for every month of the year, written with brio by John Yeoman and illustrated by Quentin...
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Three Little Monkeys
Quentin Blake
December 2017 Book of the Month A remarkable collaboration - that brings together giants of the picture book world - to create a funny, anarchic and utterly delightful picture book....
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The Last Days of Archie Maxwell
Annabel Pitcher
December 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: beautifully written story of life, love and growing up Full of love, humour and heartbreak, this beautifully crafted YA novella...
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More Featured Books

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Philip Pullman
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | November 2017 Book of the Month More than two...
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I Want Snow!
Tony Ross
November 2017 Book of the Month It might be the...
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Little Hazelnut
Anne-Florence Lemasson
November 2017 Book of the Month This beautifully presented story of a hazelnut buried beneath the snow, not noticed by any creature, will take you on a journey through the...
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The Land of Neverendings
Kate Saunders
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | November 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2017 Award-winning Kate Saunders takes readers...
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Pick a Pine Tree
Patricia Toht
November 2017 Picture Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 Festive cheer fuels this bouncy rhyming text as it celebrates the excitement...
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Dog
Andy Mulligan
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | November 2017 Book of the Month In a nutshell: gripping, sometimes heart-breaking story of a dog and his boy Guardian award-winner...
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I Killed Father Christmas
Anthony McGowan
November 2017 Book of the Month | Interest Age 5-8 In a nutshell: Ho, ho … oh? It's Christmas Eve and Jo-Jo's parents are arguing again. After...
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Bad Dad
David Walliams
November 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: a comic crime caper to delight dads and lads It's all about boys and their dads in David Walliams' new...
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Supertato: Evil Pea Rules
Sue Hendra
November 2017 Book of the Month Another hilarious helping of bonkers supermarket superhero adventure, and possibly the best yet in this brilliant picture book series. Evil Pea is up to...
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The Stone Bird
Jenny McCartney
November 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 Beautifully illustrated, this is a lyrical picture book celebrating the power of the...
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The Bad Mood and the Stick
Lemony Snicket
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | November 2017 Book of the Month Lemony Snicket's simply told story offers a refreshing, thoughtful, and hilarious look at the...
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