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If you own an 'e-reader' then our kids eBook store is just for you. Scroll down to see the last three month's worth of eBook recommendations or just search for a book in the search box and we will show you the eBook formats we have available. For the ePub and PDF downloads from Lovereading we strongly recommend you use the free software Adobe Digital Editions to read them.

This Month's Featured eBooks

Reader ReviewedThe City of Secret Rivers
Jacob Sager Weinstein
April 2018 Debut of the Month | Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2018 | In a nutshell: breath-taking magical adventure on the banks of London's underground rivers Hyacinth Hayward, newly arrived in the UK from the US, is already struggling... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-03-01
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Matt Millz
Harry Hill
In a nutshell: dreams-come-true adventure plus comedy advice from the master Harry Hill's new children's book is funny (no surprise), features great characters, particularly would-be comic Matt and his terrifyingly ambitious manager Kitty (age 11), but also offers a mini-masterclass... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2018-04-05
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Reader ReviewedThe Five Realms: The Gift of Dark Hollow
Kieran Larwood
In a nutshell: brave rabbits continue their fight against a terrifying enemy The story of rabbit hero Podkin One-Ear continues in this exciting new adventure. The first book in The Five Realms series won the Blue... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2018-04-05
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The Grotlyn
Benji Davies
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2018 Award-winning Benji Davies has created a delightful night-time classic starring his light-fingered creation, the Grotlyn. When Ruby goes to bed the night after she has heard the scary rhyme about a... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Released 2018-03-22
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The Tale of Angelino Brown
David Almond
Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2018 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 a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2018-04-05
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Reader ReviewedThe Edge of Everything
Jeff Giles
In a nutshell: girl loves boy/supernatural bounty hunter | When star-crossed lovers Zoe and the boy she nicknames X meet the circumstances are hardly promising: stranded in a blizzard Zoe has fallen into the hands of a psychotic murderer and... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2018-04-05
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There's a Walrus in My Bed!
Ciara Flood
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 that he's moving into a big bed for the first... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2018-04-05
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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 2018-04-05
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Reader ReviewedRenegades
Marissa Meyer
In a Nutshell: Anarchy, Justice, Heroes versus Villains Hot on the heels of Wonder Woman, and timely with Black Panther's rapturous big screen release, this kick-ass superhero adventure abounds in extravagant Good versus Evil battles and high-octane action. In a... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2018-04-05
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The Royal Rabbits of London: Escape From the Tower
Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore
In a nutshell: brave, loyal, upstanding rabbit hero versus despicable rats Fans of rabbit hero Shylo Tawny-Tail will be delighted to hear that he is back for another exciting adventure. Shylo and the other Royal Rabbits of London are pledged... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-03-22
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Paddington's Finest Hour
Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum
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 the same lovable character he's ever been - well meaning, inquisitive,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2018-04-05
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Reader ReviewedWelcome to Nowhere
Elizabeth Laird
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award 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... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-07-13
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Me and Mister P
Maria Farrer
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award In a nutshell: an unusual friend makes things better | Arthur is understandably surprised when Mr P turns up at his door expecting to stay: Mr P is a huge polar bear... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2017-01-05
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Reader ReviewedLaugh Out Loud
James Patterson
In a nutshell: lively, comic story celebrating kids' reading and determination James Patterson creates books kids love, and his latest book is all about a boy who decides to create books kids love by setting up his own book company.... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2018-04-19
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Where the World Ends
Geraldine McCaughrean
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018 | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award | In a nutshell: beautifully written, totally original, mesmerising storytelling In the summer of 1727 a group of men and boys, there to harvest birds... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Released 2018-02-08
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Reader ReviewedEncounters
Jason Wallace
April 2018 Book of the Month | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award | 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... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2018-04-05
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Saint Death
Marcus Sedgwick
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award In a Nutshell: Gangs dice with death under the gaze of Mexican folk saint. A thought-fuelling thriller set in a gang-run neighbourhood near the border of Mexico and El Norte (America). The... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2017-04-06
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

Reader Reviewed 13-Storey Treehouse
Andy Griffiths
Best-selling Australian author/ illustrator Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton have created a fantastical treehouse which will tickle the imagination of all readers. It's a house with everything – and...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
Winner of the 1999 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal A wonderful 150th-anniversary edition of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury in this beautiful award-winning interpretation. Full of the...
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Borka: The Adventures of a Goose With No Feathers
John Burningham
When I was little, this was my favourite book and when my children were little, it was their favourite book. The story of how Borka, the youngest of six geese born...
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The Wizards of Once
Cressida Cowell
Winner of the 2018 Blue Peter Awards - Best Story | One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2017 Best-selling Cressida...
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The Same Inside
Liz Brownlee, Roger Stevens, Matt Goodfellow
This collection features poems by three of our best-known and best-loved children's poets, Liz Brownlee, Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens. Between them, using a range of poetic styles and voices,...
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Reader Reviewed Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!
Gary Northfield
The adventures never stop for zebra turned gladiator Julius, and they get funnier with each book. Julius and his friends are shipwrecked and wash up on the shores of Egypt...
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Reader Reviewed Optimists Die First
Susin Nielsen
Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award | In a Nutshell: how to hope for the best even when you've been through the worst | Susin Nielsen puts her protagonists...
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Reader Reviewed Shadows
Meaghan McIsaac
In a Nutshell: Time-travel, tyranny and tension This suspenseful sequel to Movers takes readers on an exhilarating time-travel trip as Patrick tries to return to his own time to...
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Reader Reviewed Love from Lexie
Cathy Cassidy
In a nutshell: families lost and remade through love, friendship and music Lexie is a rescuer: it starts when she finds a lost tortoise and leads to her setting up...
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The Ask and the Answer
Patrick Ness
A special anniversary edition, with a striking new cover design, to celebrate 10 years of the Chaos Walking trilogy. Prize-winning author Patrick Ness follows up The Knife of Never Letting...
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The Knife of Never Letting Go
Patrick Ness
In a Nutshell: “Knowledge is dangerous” Smart new edition of the book that changed the YA landscape and launched Patrick Ness as one of the most uniquely powerful writers of...
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Monsters of Men
Patrick Ness
A special anniversary edition, with a striking new cover design, to celebrate 10 years of the Chaos Walking trilogy. This is a spine-tingling, page turning read. Heaped with well-deserved awards,...
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Reader Reviewed Only You Can Save Mankind
Terry Pratchett
This is an absolutely cracking whiz-bang of a story. Set in an unreality, that is actually scarily real,...
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Reader Reviewed The Lotterys Plus One
Emma Donoghue
March 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2018 A funny and touching family story with a difference just because the Lotterys themselves are a...
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The Tale of Kitty In Boots
Beatrix Potter
There was great excitement in the literary world at the news that an unpublished Beatrix Potter story had been discovered. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots is out now and shares many...
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Reader Reviewed King Coo
Adam Stower
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2018 | A glorious romp of a story full of confusion and chaos but with a strong message about trusting yourself and standing up to...
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Love, Simon
Becky Albertalli
Simon Spier is sixteen and trying to work out who he is - and what he's looking for. But when one of his emails to the very distracting Blue falls...
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Judith Kerr
Share in fifty years of magic... The classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest is loved by millions of children and was first published fifty years ago. Now...
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Mouse House
John Burningham
A story of home and hope from picture-book genius, John Burningham.
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Reader Reviewed Pigeon P.I.
Meg McLaren
Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award Murray McMurray is a private eye in the Philip Marlowe tradition – laconic, cool, sharp. I'd say he's hard-boiled, only this PI is...
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King Jack and the Dragon
Peter Bently
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 Award winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury's illustrations brilliantly capture the rich childhood imagination of this exciting and brave adventure starring knights and dragons...
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Captain Jack and the Pirates
Peter Bently
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. Oxenbury's distinctive style is at the fore in Captain Jack and the Pirates, merging soft blacks and whites with muted colours.
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I'm Big Now
Anthea Simmons
This lively, cheerful picture book takes a positive look at one of the changes the arrival of a new baby can bring. ‘There's a new baby now, I'm not the...
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Kids Like Us
Hilary Reyl
February 2018 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: All people have bubbles You'll smile, you'll gasp, you'll root for main character Martin throughout and, while it's only January,...
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Reader Reviewed Begone 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...
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Reader Reviewed Scythe
Neal Shusterman
Wow! This was a gripping, thought-provoking read. Totally compelling, Scythe is a dark, original take on the ultimate power – the power over life and death. Death and disease have...
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Emmeline and the Plucky Pup
Megan Rix
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2018 Award- winning Megan Rix has a rare gift for putting dogs at the centre of important moments in history....
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Reader Reviewed The Wren Hunt
Mary Watson
February 2018 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Electrifying folkloric thriller Blending folkloric fantasy with contemporary romance, this immersive multi-layered novel heralds the arrival of a unique new voice...
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Dark Tracks
Philippa Gregory
In a Nutshell: Drive Out the Devil Dancers Menace, madness and medieval adventure abound in this thrilling fourth volume of the atmospheric Order of Darkness series by a doyenne of...
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Reader Reviewed The Eye of the North
Sinead O'Hart
February 2018 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: unputdownable adventure story set in a vivid frozen world Emmeline Widget is a character readers will love: small, determined, not to...
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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...
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Reader Reviewed Middle 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...
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Wave Me Goodbye
Jacqueline Wilson
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...
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The Iron Man
Ted Hughes
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018 This beautiful paperback celebrates 50 years of Ted Hughes' classic tale - One of the most dramatic and exciting stories of...
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Reader Reviewed My Name Is Victoria
Lucy Worsley
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018 Revered and deservedly popular as a Queen, Victoria was much less successful or celebrated when she was still a princess. TV...
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Piecing Me Together
Renee Watson
In a Nutshell: Be Your Best “Be bold. Be brave. Be beautiful. Be brilliant. Be (your) best”. So resolves main character Jade in this timely, inspirational novel that...
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Reader Reviewed Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants
Stephan Pastis
In a nutshell: Hilarious sleuthing with boy detective and his sidekick polar bear… | A new Timmy Failure book is always a cause for celebration and this is another glorious...
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The Taste of Blue Light
Lydia Ruffles
Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2018 | February 2018 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: angry, witty and ultimately life-affirming coming-of-age story The Taste of...
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Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Mission. Ever.
Amy Sparkes
Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort
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Kevin
Rob Biddulph
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2018 Award-winning Rob Biddulph's warm-hearted story is both a celebration of imaginary friends and a cautionary tale about how best to...
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Red Sister
Mark Lawrence
It's not until you're broken that you find your sharpest edge
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Perfect
Cecelia Ahern
The thrilling, shocking and romantic sequel to the bestselling YA debut Flawed is finally here. When we embrace all our flaws, that's when we can finally become PERFECT... A Piece...
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Reader Reviewed Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)
Jeff Kinney
In a nutshell: 150 million readers aren't wrong Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley goes all existential in this the latest and as ever much-anticipated episode in the multi-million selling series. Is...
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Naondel
Maria Turtschaninoff
A Piece of Passion from Adam Freudenheim, MD and publisher of Pushkin Children's Books, on Maresi, the first in this series “I was blown away by Maresi, quite simply. Turtschaninoff has...
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Battle of the Beetles
M.G. Leonard
The beetle adventure continues as Darkus and his friends seek wicked Lucretia Cutter's secret Biome in the Amazon rainforest.
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Books Always Everywhere
Jane Blatt
A joyful celebration of the physical book in all its glory! For the very young, books can be anything from a chair, a tower, to a hat but the best...
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Reader Reviewed Eliza Rose
Lucy Worsley
TV historian Lucy Worsley is gifted at bringing the past to life and shows it to great effect here. Her detailed knowledge of the Tudors, the people and above all...
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Something for Mummy
Ted Dewan
One of our special picks for Mothering Sunday One of the many wonderful things about Bing is the way his toddler view of the world is so accurately represented and...
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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Jessica Townsend
In a nutshell: exciting, original fantasy adventure Unusually, Jessica Townsend's book opens with the funeral of her central character. No-one seems particularly upset, not even her family, and that's because...
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All About Mia
Lisa Williamson
In a nutshell: unmissable, the teenage trials and tribulations of a middle child | In Mia Campbell-Richardson, Lisa Williamson has created one of the stroppiest, most self-absorbed heroines ever to...
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Reader Reviewed Every Hidden Thing
Kenneth Oppel
In a Nutshell: Romancing the Bones | There's rivalry, romance and skullduggery galore in this rip-roaring read following two epic expeditions to unearth an extraordinary dinosaur skeleton in the Badlands...
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Reader Reviewed Lost on Mars
Paul Magrs
Shortlisted for the Steyning Grammar School Brilliant Book Awards 2016 First in the acclaimed Lora trilogy. The sequel The Martian Girl published in September 2016. The last in the trilogy...
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Reader Reviewed Uncle Gobb And The Green Heads
Michael Rosen
In a nutshell: Really? An Uncle Gobb story in a nutshell? You're having a laugh | Malcolm, his best friend Crackersnacker and Malcolm's awful homework-obsessed, bean counting (unless it's literal...
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Reader Reviewed Fergal is Fuming!
Robert Starling
Young children will find lots to laugh at in this jolly story of a little dragon who can't help losing his temper, and they'll learn ways to manage their own...
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Star by Star
Sheena Wilkinson
An invigorating tale of suffragettes and heroes, courage and survival, as war ends, flu sweeps the land - and women get to vote!
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