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Wave Me Goodbye
Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt
February 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: an evacuee story as imagined by the one and only Jacqueline Wilson Queen of contemporary fiction, Jacqueline Wilson is now setting her stories in the past, but they're not one... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 08/02/2018
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Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Sally Nicholls
February 2018 Book of the Month This inspirational novel about three young Suffragettes from very different backgrounds is at once a riveting character-driven read, and an outstandingly rich account of British social history between 1914 and 1917. Seventeen-year-old Evelyn is... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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Reader ReviewedA Lion Is a Lion
Polly Dunbar
February 2018 Picture Book of the Month All lions are fierce, right? Well, maybe, just maybe, this Lion – so well dressed and polite and charming – isn't too fierce for you... Polly Dunbar returns with her wonderfully expressive illustrations... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2018
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Reader ReviewedBegone the Raggedy Witches
Celine Kiernan, Victoria Semykina
February 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: well-written, enthralling magical adventure The age-old theme of good versus evil is given a lively reworking in Celine Kiernan's new series. When her father is kidnapped by witches, her mother... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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Lots The Diversity of Life on Earth
Nicola Davies
February 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018 | 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... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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Reader ReviewedMiddle School: Escape to Australia
James Patterson
February 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: Rafe Khatchadorian heads down under In this special episode of the hugely popular Middle School series, Rafe Khatchadorian, surely everyone's favourite reformed troublemaker, has won a special art competition, first... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 08/02/2018
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Reader ReviewedHari and His Electric Feet
Alexander Mccall Smith
February 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: joyful story of a boy and his dancing feet Hari lives in a biggish city in India with his sister and aunt. He's always cheerful and enjoys helping support them... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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Zebra Crossing Soul Song
Sita Brahmachari
February 2018 Book of the Month The story of a young man and the special relationship he forms with the lollipop man who once saved his life, Zebra Crossing Soul Song is an original and touching coming of age story,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2018
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Last Month's Featured Books

Reader Reviewed The 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...
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Reader Reviewed We 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...
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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. ...
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Reader Reviewed How 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...
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Reader Reviewed The 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...
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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...
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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...
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More 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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