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This Month's Featured eBooks

Letters from the Lighthouse
Emma Carroll
July 2017 Book of the Month Lovereading4kids are big fans of Emma's books. Her stories continue to delight and move me, and Letters from the Lighthouse does not disappoint at all. It's 1941 and the Second World War rages on... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-06-01
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Wolfie's Secret
Nicola Senior
July 2017 Debut of the Month Wolfie is no ordinary wolf, he has a secret: Wolfie likes baking. Because everyone knows wolves are meant to be growly, fierce and mean, he keeps his baking a secret, or tries to. But... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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The Sands of Shark Island
Alexander Mccall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith gives the boarding school story a refreshing nautical makeover in this second dashing adventure for twins Ben and Fee. The twins attend School Ship Tobermory, a boarding school on a boat in Tobermory harbour. Having uncovered a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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The Skeleton Warrior
Adam Blade
X-Men meets Beast Quest at the school for superheroes! An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade - with amazing comic-book style illustrations. Lovereading Review will follow. Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Kiss the Dust
Elizabeth Laird
A highly topical, award-winning novel from a truly great writer for children. The genocide of the Kurds by Saddam Hussein was to most people brutal and barbaric and given the current situation in the Middle East and the wars there... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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The Demon Headmaster
Gillian Cross
One of the great characters of children's books, the Demon Headmaster rules his school with his sea-green eyes through which he hypnotises the pupils. When Dinah arrives she sets up SPLAT, a group designed to protect the pupils from the... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Julia Donaldson
In their best-loved original adventure the Owl and the Pussy-Cat danced happily on the edge of the sand after their wedding. Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson now gives them an entertaining and original new adventure which also includes characters from the... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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Darkness Visible Philip Pullman and His Dark Materials
Nicholas Tucker
Thoroughly fascinating exposition of Philip Pullman's life and work, from a childhood punctuated by impactful travel to the likes of Australia, to anticipating the eagerly awaited, forthcoming The Book of Dust. The chapters covering Science and Religion, and Philosophy, lay down... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-07-06
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Reader ReviewedSchool Ship Tobermory
Alexander Mccall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith has taken the ever-popular set up for a proper children's story – group of plucky kids, no parents – and added to the scope for adventure tenfold by setting it on a tall ship. Twins Ben and... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Melric and the Crown
David McKee
David McKee's delightful Melric and the Crown has the same charmingly playful qualities as his best-selling Elmer stories. This time Melric the crafty magician uses his magic to outwit the evil Sondrak and save the King from embarrassment at the... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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Reader ReviewedThe Bolds on Holiday
Julian Clary
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, the twins Bobby and Betty, Uncle Tony whom they rescued from a safari park... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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The Foolish King
Mark Price
In a nutshell: ingenious mix of horticulture, fairy tale – and chess! What an inventive and clever introduction to chess! Mark Price takes an almost Lewis Carroll approach to explaining the game for children: the story begins in a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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Chase
Linwood Barclay
Get ready to run ... an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for 9-12 year olds. Lovereading Review to follow. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson
In a nutshell: friendship, growing up and superheroes on skates! Roller derby, a contact sport played by teams, isn't very well known in the UK but boy, it looks great fun in Victoria Jamieson's graphic novel. A rough-and-tumble sport, unusually... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-06-29
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Reader ReviewedDragon Rider
Cornelia Funke
A terrific magical adventure that will set your imagination off on a rollercoaster of emotions and ideas. We were captivated and spellbound by the power of the story and the quality of the narrative and I'm confident that children from... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-07-06
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Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink
Jennifer Killick
In a Nutshell: Humour | Adventure | Superpowers Laugh your socks off with this brilliantly funny fantasy adventure from a debut author whose passions are writing and running. Alex Sparrow has always wanted to have a super-power and... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-15
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Forever Geek
Holly Smale
In a Nutshell: Luminous finale laden with laughter and love | There's more sunshine, soul-searching and sticky situations than you can shake a Eucalyptus branch at in this scorching conclusion to a series that's captured the hearts, minds and funny... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-07-27
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Reader ReviewedAccidental Superstar
Marianne Levy
Music runs in Katie Cox's family. Her dad's a session musician, now based in California after divorcing Katie's mum. Her sister Amanda plays bass, while Katie's a talented songwriter with a flair for penning ingeniously comic lyrics, a personal highlight... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-07-27
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Reader ReviewedWelcome to Nowhere
Elizabeth Laird
In a nutshell: the lives of a Syrian family brought vividly and sympathetically to life for young readers | This is an excellent book for young people who want to know what is happening in Syria and why – serious,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever
Rachel Renee Russell
In a Nutshell: School exchange shenanigans | Eleventh awesome-packed instalment of a sensationally sidesplitting series. Nikki goes into mega meltdown mode when she has to spend a week at North Hampton Hills International Academy as part of an exchange scheme.... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-07-27
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Reader ReviewedThe Ethan I Was Before
Ali Standish
July 2017 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Loss, love, and the struggle to survive the most savage of storms A compelling coming-of-age story, an exploration of loss, and a gripping, multi-layered mystery, this had me hooked from... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-06-29
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Nemesis
Brendan Reichs
July 2017 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Lord of the Flies with added asteroid action A uniquely-premised psychological page-turner packed with darkness, death, and compelling conspiracy. Since the age of eight, Min has experienced the unthinkable. On each... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Reader ReviewedThe Diabolic
S. J. Kincaid
In a Nutshell: Intergalactic Identity Epic Action and intrigue abound in this high-stakes, high-concept sci-fi thriller from the acclaimed author of Insignia. Nemesis is a Diabolic. They ‘look like us, but they aren't truly human beings.' They're predators who must... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Reborn
Alex Scarrow
This feverishly fast-paced apocalyptic thriller, sequel to Remade, packs a seriously strong pathological punch. It's eighteen months on from the horrific events recounted in Remade (“People dying in the goddamm street”, flesh coming away from their bones “like casserole beef... Featured in: 13+ readers
Released 2017-06-29
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Reader ReviewedOne
Sarah Crossan
Winner for the Children's Book Award 2017 - Books for Older Readers Category | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016. Joint Winner of the CLiPPA 2016 (CLPE Children's Poetry Award).... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2016-06-02
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

The Recruit
Robert Muchamore
The first in the Cherub series. Terrorists, secret agents and covert missions are the theme of this highly entertaining book. James Choke is a normal 11 yr old boy with...
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Orangeboy
Patrice Lawrence
Winner of the YA Book Prize 2017 | Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017, Older Fiction category | Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Young Adults, CrimeFest Gala...
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The Storm Whale
Benji Davies
Winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar's First Book Prize in association with the Evening Standard, now in a brand new cased board book format!
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I Funny: School of Laughs
James Patterson
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: more fast, funny, heavily illustrated adventures with everyone's favourite junior comic Lots has happened since Jamie Grimm's first appearance in...
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Lord of Shadows
Cassandra Clare
In a Nutshell: Epic fantasy packed with passion and paranormal intrigue There are dark dangers and dilemmas aplenty in this glamorous, gripping sequel to Lady Midnight, second in The Dark...
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Reader Reviewed Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds
Horatio Clare
June 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month June 2017 A sequel to the award winning Aubery and the Terrible Yoot, Horatio Clare tells an entertaining...
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Reader Reviewed Crazy House
James Patterson
June 2017 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Twins fight for freedom under an authoritarian system This slickly plotted dystopian thriller set in a terrifying totalitarian regime will...
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Journey to Dragon Island
Claire Fayers
In a nutshell: swashbuckling adventure with added fun (dragons and magic!) Readers of Claire Fayer's debut Voyage to Magical North will be delighted to climb back on board the...
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The Fox and the Ghost King
Michael Morpurgo
Award-winning Michael Morpurgo weaves a charming and witty story around sport and history as they have come together in the recent twin triumphs of the City of Leicester with the...
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Reader Reviewed Troublemakers
Catherine Barter
In a nutshell: politics and the personal combine in a thoughtful, well-told and moving story Catherine Barter's excellent novel is primarily the story of a girl's search to find out...
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Reader Reviewed After the Fire
Will Hill
In a nutshell: tense, super-suspenseful novel based on harrowing real life events After the Fire was inspired by the Waco siege in Texas 1993 when 82 members of the Branch...
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Wave Me Goodbye
Jacqueline Wilson
June 2017 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...
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Who Runs the World?
Virginia Bergin
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: rollicking, thought-provoking dystopian adventure | As the TV series of The Handmaid's Tale sets everyone thinking, publication of Who Runs...
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Reader Reviewed Bad Mermaids
Sibéal Pounder
June 2017 Book of the Month Sibéal Pounder has won herself a band of dedicated young followers for her series Witch Wars, a mix of junior witch adventures,...
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Reader Reviewed Love from Lexie
Cathy Cassidy
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: families lost and remade through love, friendship and music Lexie is a rescuer: it starts when she finds a lost...
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Reader Reviewed Song of the Current
Sarah Tolcser
June 2017 Debut of the Month A thoroughly enthralling fantasy that brims with swashbuckling adventure and enchantment. Seventeen-year-old Caro Oresteia is inextricably bound to the river. Her Pa is a...
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The Amber Pendant
Imogen White
June 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: danger and mystery and magic! One minute Rose Muddle is a lowly housemaid to the wealthy Miss Templeforth of Hove, the...
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Phantom Limbs
Paula Garner
June 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: sensitive depiction of loss and survival Three young people, each marked by terrible loss are at the heart of this...
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Reader Reviewed Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index
Julie Israel
June 2017 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Love, loss, friendship and secrets A tear-jerking, soul-stirring, heart-warming debut about losing a sister, and the ensuing aftermath of grief...
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Sir Ned and the Nasties
Brett McKee
Written by father and son team Brett and David ‘Elmer' McKee there's the feel of a fable to this picturebook. The Nasties are scaring the King and his people with...
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Dozy Bear and the Secret of Food
Katie Blackburn
This book will be a godsend for parents whose toddlers refuse to try more than one or two items of food. Dozy Bear won't eat his lunch, he only wants...
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The Misfits Club
Kieran Crowley
In a nutshell: thoroughly modern Famous Five style adventure full of humour and excitement Five children (no dog), members of the Misfits Club, come across some suspicious activity and even...
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Reader Reviewed Timmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have
Stephan Pastis
In a nutshell: absurd comedy genius | Timmy Failure is the best worst detective in children's fiction, and a wonderful comic creation. In this adventure he's having to ply his trade...
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Reader Reviewed Beck
Meg Rosoff, Mal Peet
*** Suitable for ages 16+ Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017 | In turns brutal and passionate, Beck is an utterly compelling story of survival and romance which will...
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If Birds Fly Back
Carlie Sorosiak
In a Nutshell: Summer search for lost loved-ones brings unexpected love Captivating and compassionate debut in which two endearingly quirky teenagers find love - and themselves - through their...
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One of Us is Lying
Karen McManus
In a Nutshell: Hyper-tense high school whodunit * Everyone has secrets… Five teens in detention are hit by a storm when one of them of dies. Outsider Simon, creator of...
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Order of Darkness
Philippa Gregory
A Review for Changeling, the first in the Order of Darkness series: Best-selling Philippa Gregory's first book for teenagers is a thrilling story of malice and betrayal, courage and passion....
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Reader Reviewed The Last Duchess
Laura Powell
In a nutshell: upstairs downstairs mystery with added magic Pattern, lady's maid and the central character in this excellent new series, is a heroine in the Jane Eyre mould: quiet, invisible...
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Reader Reviewed Running on the Roof of the World
Jess Butterworth
June 2017 Debut of the Month In a Nutshell: Spirit of survival abounds on an epic Himalayan journey A captivatingly classic adventure in which two children battle extreme political and...
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The Names They Gave Us
Emery Lord
In a nutshell: moving story of a teenage girl coping when her world turns upside down Lucy's life seems pretty sorted: she's got a lovely boyfriend, a good relationship with...
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Reader Reviewed The Hawkweed Legacy
Irena Brignull
In a Nutshell: Sisterhood, suspense, sacrifice and romance Spellbinding sequel in which a reluctant Queen of the Witches grapples with epic matters of the heart, soul, and magical realm. Poppy...
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Resurrection
Derek Landy
The skeleton detective is coming back to life... again! It's the tenth, triumphant novel in the Skulduggery Pleasant series, and it will rearrange your world. Click here to...
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All the Things That Could Go Wrong
Stewart Foster
Alternating between the point of view of The Bullied (Alex) and The Bully (Dan). Alex has really severe OCD and Dan has various home problems, but you find yourself rooting...
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Reader Reviewed Bring Me the Head of Ivy Pocket
Caleb Krisp
In a nutshell: intriguing, sometimes scary and totally original adventure with the one and only Ivy Pocket As her many fans will testify, anything is possible with Ivy Pocket, and...
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Summer Holiday Stories
Enid Blyton
Enid Blyton's short stories are made for summer reading: whether they are about magic, fairies and pixies, or set in the real world of fields, woods and meadows, they exude...
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Tender Earth
Sita Brahmachari
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month June 2017 A sharply observed and warm-hearted story about change and transition in adolescence, Tender Earth also carries a powerful message to all...
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Finding Gobi
Dion Leonard
June 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: inspiring true story of the love between a little dog and a long distance runner A retelling of marathon runner...
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Archie Greene and the Raven's Spell
D. D. Everest
In a nutshell: another fast-paced story, and thrilling conclusion to a magical series Archie Greene, apprentice at the world's most magical museum and descendant of the Flame Keepers of Alexandria...
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Reader Reviewed Walking Mountain
Joan Lennon
In a nutshell: thoroughly charming and original fantasy adventure Joan Lennon's new fantasy adventure is hugely entertaining, with a vividly described other/future world, and as unusual and appealing band of...
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Artichoke Hearts
Sita Brahmachari
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....
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Reader Reviewed Clover Moon
Jacqueline Wilson
In a nutshell: gripping historical drama with an irresistible heroine | Clover Moon is a typical Jacqueline Wilson heroine: she's bright, more than able to think for herself and...
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Jasmine Skies
Sita Brahmachari
This is a novel that really pulls at the heart strings and is beautifully told. It is the second breathtaking novel from the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize....
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The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner And Other Stories
Terry Pratchett
In a nutshell: inventive | readable | hilarious | This collection of 14 rip-roaringly funny stories is a great way to introduce children to Terry Pratchett – indeed, each story is just...
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First Snow
Bomi Park
Shortlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize Look out. Now look up. From the sky one flake falls, then another. And just like that—it's snowing. Originally published in South Korea...
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Sunny Side Up
Holly Smale
In a Nutshell : Harriet hits Paris A treat for the summer holidays this special Geek Girl novella sees Harriet Manners in Paris for the Haute Couture shows no less....
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Reader Reviewed The Scattering
Kimberly McCreight
In a nutshell: gripping adventure that keeps readers tense and guessing As revealed in the first book in this spell-binding series, Wylie is one of a group of people known...
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Animalcolm
David Baddiel
In a nutshell: four-legged comedy capers | The starting point for David Baddiel's new children's book is a zany ‘what if' scenario that sets up a very funny story of self-discovery....
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The Five Realms: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear
Kieran Larwood
Podkin is the son of a warrior chieftain. He knows that one day it will be up to him to lead his warren and guard it in times of danger....
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More Featured eBooks

Reader Reviewed The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop
Clare Balding
May 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: follow your dreams | Young readers will gallop through Clare Balding's utterly delightful book – in fact, they'll be...
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Reader Reviewed Beetle Boy
M.G. Leonard
Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2017 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the Children's category of the Books are My Bag Readers Awards...
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Violet and the Smugglers
Harriet Whitehorn
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 Violet Remy-Robinson's adventures are gathering her a growing band of fans, and no wonder. Violet is one...
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Reader Reviewed The Bubble Boy
Stewart Foster
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May/June 2016 Deeply moving and utterly gripping,...
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Reader Reviewed Little Bits of Sky
S. E. Durrant
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | May 2016 Debut of the Month This moving story of looked-after children describes the...
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Riverkeep
Martin Stewart
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 | Shortlisted for YA Book Prize 2017 | Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016 When Fifteen-year-old Wulliam's father is possessed by a dark...
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Reader Reviewed The Girl of Ink & Stars
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 | Winner in the Young Fiction category and the overall Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017 ‘Here be dragons' it says on...
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Reader Reviewed The Accidental Secret Agent
Tom McLaughlin
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 | June 2016 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: espionage – laughs – fake moustaches. The story...
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Reader Reviewed Cogheart
Peter Bunzl
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 | September 2016 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: tick-tocking frequently airborne adventure From its opening scene aboard an airship harpooned...
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Mistletoe and Murder
Robin Stevens
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 |Shortlisted for the Children's Book Award 2017 - Books for Older Readers | One of our Books...
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Reader Reviewed The Bombs That Brought Us Together
Brian Conaghan
May 2017 Book of the Month | Winner of the Costa Book Awards, Children's Book category, 2016 Charlie's life should be pretty miserable: he lives in Little Town, where everyone...
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Between the Lies
Cathy MacPhail
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Devastating deceits and sanity-shattering set-ups | Tense, twisty thriller in which a girl's disappearance spirals into a snare of manipulation...
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Chloe Snow's Diary: Confessions of a High School Disaster
Emma Chastain
**Recommended for 14+ In a Nutshell: High school hijinks (with a double side of heart 'n' hormones!) | This hilarious diary-format account of a year in a 14 year-old girl's...
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Becoming Betty
Eleanor Wood
In a nutshell: funny contemporary dreams can come true story | Lizzie Brown is about to start 6th form, a chance as all teenagers understand to totally reinvent herself;...
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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...
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Straight Outta Crongton
Alex Wheatle
From the acclaimed author of Liccle Bit and Crongton Knights, comes another story from the South Crong council estate.
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Reader Reviewed Encounters
Jason Wallace
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Alleged alien encounter inspired by true events | An utterly absorbing novel based on the real-life phenomenon of a group...
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Reader Reviewed King Coo
Adam Stower
May 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 | A glorious romp of a story full of confusion and chaos but with...
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Reader Reviewed The Lotterys Plus One
Emma Donoghue
May 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 | A funny and touching family story with a difference just because the Lotterys...
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The Owl Service
Alan Garner
Chosen as a favourite by Philip Pullman: "[this book] showed how children's literature could sound dark and troubling chords." Carnegie Medal winner, 1967. An all-time classic, combining mystery,...
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Reader Reviewed The Girl in Between
Sarah Carroll
May 2017 MEGA Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: powerful and moving story of love, loss and redemption | ‘I'm invisible' says our narrator; and certainly no-one sees...
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Reader Reviewed Release
Patrick Ness
***Recommended for 16+ due to content. May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: love, truth and the power of release | A gripping, soulful novel about a...
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Reader Reviewed Steve & Frandan Take on the World
Ron Butlin
In a Nutshell: Fleeing bullies leads to a fight (and flight) of a lifetime | Action-packed adventure in which three friends bite off a whole lot more than most kids can...
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Reader Reviewed Moonlocket
Peter Bunzl
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: child-centred adventure where the action runs like clockwork. Peter Bunzl continues the adventures of the stars of the hugely popular...
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The Tale of Angelino Brown
David Almond
May 2017 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 Award-winning David Almond's new story for younger reader is a delightfully lightly told, warm-hearted...
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Reader Reviewed The Way Back Home
Allan Stratton
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Taking a stand for the people you love A touching tale of a teen girl's endearing love for her grandmother,...
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Where the World Ends
Geraldine McCaughrean
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: beautifully written, totally original, mesmerising storytelling | In the summer of 1727 a group of men and boys, there...
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Reader Reviewed Windfall
Jennifer E. Smith
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: A heart-warming story about first loves, friendship and the power of kindness What's important in life? Money, success, popularity are all...
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The Dark Prophecy
Rick Riordan
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: epic adventure, story-telling genius It's not easy being immortal in Rick Riordan's Greek-myth inspired sagas, and Apollo has every right to feel...
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Reader Reviewed The Crystal Run
Sheila O'Flanagan
May 2017 Debut of the Month | High-octane, high-stakes fantasy quest in which a teenage boy finds himself embroiled a world of warring lands and self-sacrificing teenagers. At first, “gangly”...
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Llama United
Scott Allen
May 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: daft and thoroughly entertaining football adventure with llamas | There aren't enough good football books and this is definitely a good...
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928 Miles from Home
Kim Slater
In a nutshell: gritty but uplifting story of a life transformed by an unexpected friendship Calum is used to living on his own; his mother left years ago and his...
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The Bear Who Went Boo!
David Walliams
As all little children know, there's great fun to be had in jumping out and shouting ‘Boo!'. The little polar bear star of David Walliams's new picture book likes nothing...
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The Enchanted Puppy
Jessica Ennis-Hill & Elen Caldecott
The second in a magical, exciting series by Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill. Evie shares Jessica's determination and drive - an inspiration for kids everywhere. Perfect for fans of Rainbow...
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Girlhood
Cat Clarke
In a Nutshell: School life, suspense, and stepping from the shadows of grief and guilt An emotionally-charged, edge-of-your-seat thriller in which a young woman experiences a rollercoaster ride of guilt,...
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Grumpy Frog
Ed Vere
Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry. A hilarious book with a twist in the tail about getting - and...
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The Imagination Box: A Mind of its Own
Martyn Ford
In a nutshell: mind-expanding, action-packed comedy adventure Timothy Hart has had some amazing adventures in the course of the award-winning The Imagination Box series; thanks to a gadget in his...
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Reader Reviewed Julius Zebra: Bundle with the Britons
Gary Northfield
Cartoonist Gary Northfield gives a fresh take on all things Roman in this riotous romp starring Julius, a most unusual zebra. Julius has a knack of getting into trouble! As...
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Murray the Race Horse
Gavin Puckett
Murray comes from a family of champion racehorses and dreams of winning trophies. But there's a problem: he's just not fast. The other horses laugh at him until one amazing...
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Red Nemesis
Steve Cole
In a nutshell: want action, adventure and storytelling flair? The name's Bond. The discovery of a lost communication from his father sent just before his tragic death some years earlier,...
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Spellslinger
Sebastien de Castell
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Witty fantasy anti-hero forges his own path There's trickery, traps, and action aplenty in this vividly conjured magical fantasy – the...
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Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy
Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman
In a Nutshell: Epic illustrated short stories | A colossal collection of illustrated short stories about the star of Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series. Previously released separately in eBook...
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The Tickle Test
Kathryn White
Two little lab-coated mice set out to find out the best way to tickle (sending their mice assistants in to do the actual tickling). Their subjects include a giraffe, bear,...
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Reader Reviewed Wishbones
Virginia MacGregor
In a Nutshell: Big secrets, big issues, the biggest love This splendidly life-affirming, read-in-one-sitting novel sees a huge-hearted teenager battling to fix her mum's life-threatening eating disorder. Feather's mum has...
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Reader Reviewed The Hidden Oracle
Rick Riordan
May 2016 Book of the Month In the hands of Rick Riordan, aka ‘Storyteller of the Gods', Greek myths provide the starting points for the very best contemporary adventures. Apollo...
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Reader Reviewed Countless
Karen Gregory
In a Nutshell: Compelling and compassionate account of a pregnant teen fighting an eating disorder | Insightful, authentic and profoundly moving story of a teenager facing the double struggle of...
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Reader Reviewed Cowboy Pug
Laura James
Pug is exactly the kind of hero young children happily identify with: he's a good friend, sometimes bemused by the grown-up world but a quick learner, and always at the...
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Cinnamon
Neil Gaiman
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 Best-selling Neil Gaiman is renowned for his retelling of traditional tales. Here, he brings a delightful crispness and humour to a...
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National Trust: The Secret Diary of John Drawbridge, a Medieval Knight in Training
Philip Ardagh
In a nutshell: historical adventures full of facts and fun Not since Horrible Histories has the past been brought to life for young readers so accurately and with so...
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Reader Reviewed The Pearl Thief
Elizabeth Wein
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: deftly told mystery and coming of age story. In Julie Beaufort-Stuart Elizabeth Wein has created a charming, original character, with...
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Reader Reviewed Contagion
Teri Terry
In a Nutshell: Flame-hot dystopian thriller This dynamo of dystopian YA, the first in the Dark Matter trilogy, sizzles with sinister science and supernatural intrigue. 12 year-old Callie has survived...
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Reader Reviewed The Island at the End of Everything
Kiran Millwood-Hargrave
In a nutshell: beautifully told story of courage and hope and an unforgettable setting Kiran Millwood Hargrave follows up her award-winning debut The Girl of Ink and Stars with a...
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Reader Reviewed Blink and You Die
Lauren Child
In a nutshell: Nobody beats Ruby Redfort! | Blink and You Die is the very last book in Lauren Child's superb Ruby Redfort girl detective series, and what a finale...
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The Dressing-Up Dad
Maudie Smith
Danny's dad loves dressing up, and most of the time that's great, but sometimes Danny wishes he'd dress like the other dads instead. So when his birthday comes round, even...
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A Story Like the Wind
Gill Lewis
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017 Gill Lewis's A Story Like the Wind, a powerful and lyrical story about contemporary refugees, is fuelled by an ancient tale...
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Frostblood
Elly Blake
The first in a page-turning young adult series perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen and S.J. Maas's Throne of Glass. Enter a world where fire and ice are...
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Tilly and the Time Machine
Adrian Edmondson
This delightful story highlights the power of memories in coping with loss and comes from the multi-talented Adrian Edmundson.
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Elmer
David McKee
The wonderfully colourful story of Elmer the patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book...
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Reader Reviewed Lottie Dolls: Lottie Solves a Mystery
Lucie Braveheart
May 2017 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: adventurous little girl has fun with her friends Inspired by her great-great aunt's adventures and travels across the world, little Lottie...
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Five on a Treasure Island
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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There's a Werewolf in My Tent!
Pamela Butchart
Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They're going camping and there'll be marshmallows and no washing and everything. But then WEIRD things start happening! There...
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Five Go Adventuring Again
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Run Away Together
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go to Smuggler's Top
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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We are Giants
Amber Lee Dodd
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2017 For fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Wonder, this is a novel about a girl whose mum has dwarfism. But it's not just about...
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Five on Kirrin Island Again
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go off to Camp
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Get into Trouble
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Fall into Adventure
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five on a Hike Together
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Have a Wonderful Time
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go Down to the Sea
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go to Mystery Moor
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Have Plenty of Fun
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five on a Secret Trail
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go to Billycock Hill
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Get into a Fix
Enid Blyton
Join the Famous Five on adventures that celebrate friendship, heroism and the great outdoors in this beautiful new edition of a timeless classic. It's impossible as an adult to come...
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Five on Finniston Farm
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Go to Demon's Rocks
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five Have a Mystery to Solve
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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Five are Together Again
Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Together they are the Famous Five. Join the adventure! It's impossible as an adult to come to Enid Blyton's books without...
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A Court of Wings and Ruin
Sarah J. Maas
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees.
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Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
Liz Pichon
In the next hilarious illustrated instalment of Tom Gates, Mr Fullerman has a class assignment: a family tree! Tom's ready to learn all about the Gates family, his friends and...
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Hannah and Sugar
Kate Berube
Shortlisted for the 2017 Klaus Flugge Prize One day Sugar goes missing, and Hannah joins the search to help her classmate recover her pet.
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