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This Month's Featured eBooks

Reader ReviewedThe 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 spies on everyone else, and the population is caught between... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-01-05
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Wave Me Goodbye
Jacqueline Wilson
May 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 setting her stories in the past, but they're not one... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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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 was published in 1989. A modern classic, the story of... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 first in a series - about finding your place and... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 fed up in this one. As punishment for misdemeanours, he's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-02
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Reader ReviewedWindfall
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 words that float to the top of the list yet... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 to harvest birds and eggs, were stranded on Warrior Stac,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-01
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Reader ReviewedThe 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, and the awe-inspiring, life-enhancing trip they take together. Zoe Bird... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 story perfect for all those who are willing believe in... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedRelease
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 life-changing day, which will surely change the lives of those... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 her hiding out in the old abandoned mill she calls... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 themselves are a unique and diverse family leading a deliberately... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-04-20
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Reader ReviewedEncounters
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 of Zimbabwean schoolchildren claiming to have experienced an extra-terrestrial encounter. ... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 and lies.. Fourteen-year-old Jude has gone missing from Port Glasgow.... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-04-20
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Reader ReviewedLottie 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 heads out into the woods with her friends Finn and... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 smiling from the very first sentence. Steeped in farm and... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 old maps, but Isabella finds creatures even more terrifying in... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2016-05-05
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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 mortal enemies...Ruby is a Fireblood. In a land ruled by... Featured in: 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 Onion with Brine Seaborne and her young crewmates. (If you... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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Reader ReviewedBlink 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 it is! Someone, someone even more dangerous and ruthless than... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 story set in the real world, though one still filled... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedContagion
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 an epidemic and broken out of an institute where she... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-05-18
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 a distinctive and irresistible voice. We meet her here as... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 Artifices trilogy. Part-angel, part-human Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs may have accomplished... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-05-23
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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 touching story of how an Indian princess who cannot see... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 is star of this new series, though he's not very... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedWishbones
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 always been chubby. “That's just the way she is. What's... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-18
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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, a tiger (tricky – start behind the knees), a gorilla,... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 format, this lavish volume of short stories makes a great... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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, sends the young James Bond off on a dangerous, possibly... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 day his dreams come true, though in a totally unexpected... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedJulius 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 a result he has had a great many fights with... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 brain, anything he imagines can become real. At the start... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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, grief and complex friendships. Twin sisters Harper and Jenna had... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 Magic and My Little Pony! A message from the author:... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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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 more than to surprise his neighbours in this way, though... Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 truck driver father is often away for days at a... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-18
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Reader ReviewedThe 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” Joe might seem an unlikely hero. The gripping opening scene... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedMoonlocket
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 Cogheart in his new adventure which has all the charm... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-01
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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, adventure, history and a complex set of human relationships. The... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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. *** Win a visit to your school from Alex Wheatle!... Featured in: 13+ readers
Released 2017-04-06
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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; no more boring Lizzie, she's going to become someone seriously... Featured in: 13+ readers
Released 2017-04-20
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Orangeboy
Patrice Lawrence
Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017, Older Fiction category | Shortlisted for YA Book Prize 2017 | Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Young Adults, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 | Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards, Children's Book category, 2016 ... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2016-06-02
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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 of those crime-solving children beloved of children's books, but these... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-03-10
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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 life is a madcap, modern day mash-up of Louise Rennison,... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-04-20
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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 in 2012. Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2016-09-01
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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. Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2016-04-04
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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 a furry creature (or two!). Featured in: 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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. Featured in: YA readers
Released 2017-05-02
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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 that. It's about love, family, friendship, and how to be... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-04-07
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Reader ReviewedThe Ethan I Was Before
Ali Standish
A touching and uplifting coming-of-age novel by a standout debut talent - perfect for fans of Wonder and A Boy Called Hope Lovereading Review to follow. Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-06-29
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 to Enid Blyton's books without some of the baggage that... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-05-05
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 are howling sounds at night, and some sausages have gone... Featured in: 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 some of the baggage that has become associated with them,... Featured in: 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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. Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedKing 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 a strong message about trusting yourself and standing up to... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedCowboy 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 centre of the action. In this story Lady Miranda and... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 one even though it's also very silly. Tim and his... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 the Gigglers well-supplied. Assisted by his favourite nephew Messi, whose... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-04-20
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Reader ReviewedLittle 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 difficulties they face, but is nonetheless uplifting. Ira and her... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-05-05
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Reader ReviewedCountless
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 discovering she's pregnant while fighting an eating disorder. Hedda's initial... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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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 much humour. Written in partnership with the National Trust in... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2017-05-04
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Reader ReviewedBeetle Boy
M.G. Leonard
Shortlisted for 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 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and March... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-03-03
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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 of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-10-20
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Reader ReviewedThe 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 of a boy who accidentally becomes a secret agent, Tom... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-06-02
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Reader ReviewedCogheart
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 in mid-air, Cogheart is filled with fabulous visual images and... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-09-01
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Reader ReviewedThe 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, Bubble Boy is a stunning novel that makes you laugh... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-05-19
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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 spirit, Wull hears that a cure for Pappa's illness lurks... Featured in: 11+ readers
Released 2016-04-28
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

Reader Reviewed The Hate u Give
Angie Thomas
April 2017 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Fighting for Justice | Black Lives Matter | Stunning, vital wake-up call of a novel about racism, social inequality and not...
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Beetle Queen
M.G. Leonard
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Reader Reviewed Goodbye Days
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Shortlisted for YA Book Prize 2017 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016 | May 2016 Book of the...
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Double Cross
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Reader Reviewed Sky Thieves
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April 2017 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: classic good versus evil tale with a colourful cast of flying thieves and unlikely heroes | Original, exciting and full of interesting...
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Reader Reviewed The Adventures of Miss Petitfour
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April 2017 Debut of the Month | There is something quite wonderful about indulging in your favourite cake, beautifully decorated with sweet delectable icing. Well the same can be said for...
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Ballerina Dreams
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Evie's Ghost
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Reader Reviewed The Gold Thief
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Hashtag Hermione: Wipeout
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Paddington's Finest Hour
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In a nutshell: one of our national treasures back and on splendid form There are seven brand new Paddington stories in this lovely collection and the little bear is...
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The Private Blog of Joe Cowley: Straight Outta Nerdsville
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Each Peach Pear Plum
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A delightful board book with simple rhyming text and engaging interactive pictures. Children will be able to find characters that are mentioned in the text, such as Mother Hubbard and...
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Reader Reviewed Middle School: Dog's Best Friend
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In a nutshell: fast-moving, funny, irresistible reading | James Patterson sets out to make his children's books irresistible reading, and he succeeds every time. Rafe Khatchadorian is a typical Patterson...
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Saint Death
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Children and adults will take very different things from this clever picture book but both will enjoy it enormously. Flynn is excited, he's got a new bed – we guess...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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This beautiful board is the perfect first introduction to Alice. Babies and toddlers will love the playful and quirky characters Alison Jay brings to life with her own unique perspective...
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