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This Month's Featured eBooks

The Light That Gets Lost
Natasha Carthew
In a Nutshell: Raw revenge | Exploitative institution | Brightening bonds | An unforgettable novel about revenge, abuses of authority and the redemptive power of friendship. After witnessing his parents' murder, Trey is sent to bleak Camp Kernow, a correctional institution... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2016-11-10
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Word of Mouse
James Patterson
December 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: you'll believe a mouse can be a hero! | There are fast-moving, grab-you-by-the-eyeballs-first-page-in reads, then there's James Patterson! Boy, does this man know how to tell a story in a way... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-12-01
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The Sun is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon
November 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Race against time | Racing hearts | The difference a day makes | Intense tale of fate, fraught families and migrant lives told over the twelve hour period in which a teenage... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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Reader ReviewedThere May be a Castle
Piers Torday
November 2016 Book of the Month In a nutshell: the unbeatable power of the imagination | Piers Torday's beautifully written book is an extraordinary allegory, a story of courage and love, and of the life-affirming importance of stories. It's... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Elmer and the Flood
David McKee
Rain or no rain, Elmer is going for a walk. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. But peace and quiet is going to... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2015-09-03
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The One Memory of Flora Banks
Emily Barr
In a nutshell: the unforgettable story of a girl with no memory Can there ever have been a heroine like Flora Banks? She's 17 when the book... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2017-01-12
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Bone Gap
Laura Ruby
Winner of the 2016 Michael L. Printz Award | In a Nutshell: Unconventional magic realist thriller | A entrancingly unique novel about a boy's search for a young woman who's disappeared from their eccentric small town. “Bone Gap had gaps... Featured in: YA readers
Released 2016-12-29
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Secrets According to Humphrey
Betty G. Birney
Best-selling class hamster Humphrey finds out many fascinating things as a new term begins in Room 26. It all begins when the words ‘pharaoh, papyrus, pyramid and hieroglyphics' appear on the classroom blackboard… Suddenly, Humphrey finds himself caught up in... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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The Making of Mollie
Anna Carey
In a nutshell: Suffragettes rule! A girl's eye view of early feminism | In Anna Carey's lively new novel, it's the portioning out of a roast chicken that sets Mollie thinking about women's rights (her brother always gets the best bits)!... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-10-17
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The Storm Whale
Benji Davies
A beautiful slipcase edition of The Storm Whale and The Storm Whale in Winter from the award-winning author and illustrator Benji Davies. Follow Noi's story in these poignant and moving books, now in a slipcase - the perfect gift for... Featured in: 3+ readers | 3+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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Elmer's Christmas
David McKee
Elmer is in charge of the young elephants in this special adventure, taking them up out of the jungle to find a Christmas tree. They have great fun decorating it and that night Elmer gathers them together again to hide... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Released 2016-09-01
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The Zoomers' Handbook
Ana De Moraes
December 2016 Debut of the Month | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award and longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize. This is not a book for zookeepers, and it's not... Featured in: 3+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Imagination According to Humphrey
Betty G. Birney
Children's favourite Humphrey the hamster is back for another adventure, his twelfth no less. The good news is that he's just as delightful as ever, his school-hamster-eye view of the world just as funny and generous. Humphrey gets to listen... Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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Winnie and Wilbur Meet Santa
Valerie Thomas
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2016 Winnie and Wilbur are so excited to be getting ready for Christmas! There's a lot to do. Putting up the decorations, baking biscuits, making the Christmas pudding and, most importantly of... Featured in: 3+ readers | 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Reader ReviewedThe Christmasaurus
Tom Fletcher
Get into the Spirit of Christmas! A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2016 Celebrity Dad of the Year 2016, Tom Fletcher brings Christmas and Dinosaurs together in a warm hearted, rollickingly magical story inspired by his love of... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Rover and the Big Fat Baby
Roddy Doyle
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2016 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... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Christmas According to Humphrey
Betty G. Birney
Celebrated class hamster Barney is back for an exciting new adventure. This time, all the action of Christmas is filling Room 26 as everyone gets ready for the Winter Wonderland Show. But not everything is going to plan. As ever,... Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Georgia Byng
In a nutshell: look into the pages for hypnotising adventure! Georgia Byng's story of the young girl who manages to swap a miserable life in an orphanage for the bright lights, fame and fortune of Broadway through her incredible talent... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-11-03
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The Midnight Gang
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: comedy capers on the NHS from everyone's favourite storyteller! The spirit of Roald Dahl lives on in David Walliams, and Dahl's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-11-08
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Middle School: Dog's Best Friend
James Patterson
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 hero – he's funny, street-wise, smart, but not the world's... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-10-20
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Reader ReviewedThe Road to Ever After
Moira Young
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: angels escape love (or how to live a wonderful life) Moira Young puts her own spin on the Christmas film classic It's a Wonderful Life in this... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-10-20
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Reader ReviewedClover Moon
Jacqueline Wilson
October 2016 Book of the Month | 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 stands up to the... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Blink and You Die
Lauren Child
October 2016 Book of the Month | 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... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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Spirit of the Jungle
Bear Grylls
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: jungle survival in the footsteps of Mowgli | More than 120 years after publication of The Jungle Book, and following... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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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 2016-11-17
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Black Light Express
Philip Reeve
November 2016 Book of the Month In a nutshell: dazzling journeys into other worlds | Philip Reeve continues to turn us all into railheads in his glorious new sci-fi adventure. The follow up to Railhead, this is set in... Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-10-06
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The Crooked Sixpence
Jennifer Bell
June 2016 Debut of the Month Welcome to a world where nothing is quite as it seems. If you enjoy adventure, mystery and an avalanche of magic, then you've come to the right place! This is an uncommonly good and... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Released 2016-06-02
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...And a Happy New Year?
Holly Bourne
In a nutshell: auld lang syne with the Spinster Club The end of What's A Girl Gotta Do saw the three members of the Spinster Club heading off their different ways, now in this special short novel, Holly... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2016-11-01
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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: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2016-11-15
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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 2016-11-01
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What Light
Jay Asher
Get into the Spirit of Christmas! | In a Nutshell: Romancing around the Christmas tree | Seasonal heart-warmer about a head-over-heels holiday romance that seems set to stay alight. While Christmas generally means friends, family, feasting and fun, it... Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Released 2016-10-20
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Reader ReviewedMore of Me
Kathryn Evans
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Winner of 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award | February 2016 Debut of the Month | We all live with our past selves – and it can be pretty uncomfortable... Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Released 2016-02-01
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Last Month's Featured eBooks

The Fox and the Ghost King
Michael Morpurgo
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | A Julia Eccleshare Book of the Month October 2016 Award-winning Michael Morpurgo weaves a charming and witty story around sport and...
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The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster
Chosen as a favourite by Philip Pullman: "Superb wit and vigorous invention." As whimsical as The Wizard of Oz, but with the allegorical wisdom of Alice in Wonderland, The Phantom...
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Wonder
R. J. Palacio
Winner of the 'Best of the Best' children's category at the Independent Bookshop Week Awards 2016. Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award Best Fiction for 5-12s 2013 and Shortlisted...
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Slug Needs a Hug
Jeanne Willis
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month, April 2016 Best-selling Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross have created many fabulous picture books together. Here, the weedy and whiny little slug is...
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Reader Reviewed The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Patrick Ness
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 | Shortlisted for the Children's category...
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Reader Reviewed One
Sarah Crossan
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). Longlisted for the UKLA...
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The BFG
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's BFG in glorious full colour! This is a delightful, funny and exciting story, about a special friendship between two people from different worlds – a giant and a...
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Reader Reviewed The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop
Clare Balding
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 MEGA Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: follow your dreams | Young readers will gallop through Clare...
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Time After Time
Judi Curtin
September 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: touching, gentle timeslip adventure | Judi Curtin has been described as the Irish Jacqueline Wilson and it's easy to see...
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Reader Reviewed Precious and the Zebra Necklace
Alexander Mccall Smith
Precious Ramotswe's career as a detective began when she was just nine, long before she set up the Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency. Her early adventures are described in this...
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The Tale of the Castle Mice
Michael Bond
This riches to rags to riches again story is utterly charming. Mr and Mrs Mice and their thirteen children live happily in a dolls' house in a grand castle; apart...
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Reader Reviewed Podkin One-Ear
Kieran Larwood
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2017 - Best Story In a nutshell: rabbit heroes | rabbit villains | magic and heroism | ‘Stories aren't all about fighting and revenge. You have to...
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They All Saw a Cat
Brendan Wenzel
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Book of the Month A stylized, colourful picture book that highlights the power of perception and will gently introduce...
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Reader Reviewed The Wrong Train
Jeremy De Quidt
In a Nutshell: Sinister short stories Sublimely spine-tingling, this evokes all the dread of an ominous tap-tap-tapping on your door in the dead of night. Picture this. You rush to...
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Reader Reviewed The Deviants
C. J. Skuse
October 2016 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Revelations | Revenge | Rebuilding relationships Masterfully suspenseful rollercoaster of a read, with a genuinely jaw-dropping finale. Once thick...
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Reader Reviewed The Secret of Nightingale Wood
Lucy Strange
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Debut of the Month Debut author Lucy Strange tells a touching story, rich in atmosphere and with a...
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Reader Reviewed The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and October 2016 Debut of the Month Twelve year old Suzy's confusion following the death...
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Coming to England
Floella Benjamin
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2016 Floella Benjamin's touching, well-observed and generously un-judgemental memoir is a classic which is a pertinent now as when it was first...
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Kim
Rudyard Kipling
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2016 A complex and tightly woven spy story lies at the heart of Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure story set in India at...
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Saint Death
Marcus Sedgwick
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...
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Three Dark Crowns
Kendare Blake
In a Nutshell: | Queen against Queen | Sister against Sister | Weight of Fate Epic new series in which being crowned queen is a deadly curse. Triplet sisters, all...
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Troll Stinks!
Jeanne Willis
The latest in in a wonderful series of cautionary tales for modern children from this super-talented duo, Troll Stinks is very funny and also delivers an important message on how...
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Who's in the Loo?
Jeanne Willis
Special 10th Anniversary Edition Quirky and great fun. We've all experienced the problem of wanting the loo at the same time first thing in the morning. Well here, Jeanne Willis'...
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The Winter Wolf
Holly Webb
Best-selling Holly Webb tells a touching time-slip story set against an evocative wintery background. It's Christmas and Amelia's family are staying in an old house with lots of unused rooms....
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Word Nerd
Susin Nielsen
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: sad | funny| touching | Susin Nielsen has won many fans for her poignant, character-driven stories of young people...
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Reader Reviewed Rock War
Robert Muchamore
The biggest thing this year: a spectacular new series from number one international bestseller Robert Muchamore!
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Reader Reviewed The Secret Horses of Briar Hill
Megan Shepherd
The story of a young girl in a sanatorium and the magical winged horses that only she can see, this is beautifully written, beautifully illustrated, a book that will move...
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The Pumpkin Project
Katie Smith
Winner of ITV Lorraine's Top Tales 2016 | In a nutshell: growing vegetables grows confidence and puts nasty Penelope in the shade Katie Smith's story beat 3000 others in...
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Reader Reviewed The Royal Rabbits of London
Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: rabbits save the queen | You may not know this, but...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in glorious full colour! A book that requires no introduction as it is probably Dahl's best-known and most read creation and deservedly so....
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Esio Trot
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot in glorious full colour! There's trickery afoot in this touching and brief story. Mr Hoppy loves his garden and he (secretly) loves Mrs Silver. Mrs Silver...
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James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach in glorious full colour! From the moment the magical Giant Peach appears in James's unhappy life, sweeps away his deadly Aunts Spiker and...
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Matilda
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's Matilda in glorious full colour! Matilda - Roald Dahl's best-loved story - though now over 25...
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The BFG
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of The BFG, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and...
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases,...
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Danny the Champion of the World
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of Danny the Champion of the World, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases,...
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Fantastic Mr Fox
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour...
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George's Marvellous Medicine
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of George's Marvellous Medicine, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper...
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James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of James and the Giant Peach, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and...
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Matilda
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of Matilda, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with...
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The Twits
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of The Twits, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. ...
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The Witches
Roald Dahl
A splendiferous new hardback of The Witches, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs....
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The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner
Terry Pratchett
Special Slipcased Edition | 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...
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Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
Mabel Lucie Attwell was one of the best-loved children's illustrators of the last century and her warm, gentle illustrations for Alice in Wonderland will have the same effect on readers...
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The Snow Beast
Chris Judge
Chris Judge's delightful Beast is back for a fresh adventure and this time he has a new friend! The Beast loves snow but, when he climbs down from his hilltop...
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The Last Beginning
Lauren James
In a Nutshell: Time-transcending true love | I was mightily impressed by The Next Together, the first in this epically ambitious sequence of books about a fated couple who are...
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There's a Snake in My School!
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | October 2016 Book of the Month David Walliams has his finger firmly on the funny bone of the nation's youth, and...
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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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Only Remembered
Michael Morpurgo
2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this anthology collects images and poems from some of the UK's cultural,...
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Magic Kitten: A Christmas Surprise
Sue Bentley
In this festive Christmas special a fluffy white kitten called Flame appears underneath the Christmas tree and Molly just knows she's got the very best present she could ever wish...
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Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires
Kes Gray
In a nutshell: Daisy does trick or treating | Spending time with the irrepressible Daisy is always fun, and with their short chapters, large print and lively pictures Kes Gray's books...
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Young Bond: Strike Lightning
Steve Cole
A signed limited-edition hardback with exclusive extra content. BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND. BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN. James Bond is back again in Steve Cole's third Young...
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Reader Reviewed Reckless II: Living Shadows
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling Cornelia Funke has an exceptional gift for creating gloriously gothic otherworlds in which the unusual and seemingly impossible can – and does- happen. Part two of the Mirrrorworld series,...
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Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven
Jennifer Niven, author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places, delivers another heart-wrenching, poignant and exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you...
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
John Boyne
A stunning anniversary edition of John Boyne's powerful classic bestseller, with illustrations from award-winning artist Oliver Jeffers. When Bruno's father is promoted to a new job, the family have to...
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Reader Reviewed Reckless I: The Petrified Flesh
Cornelia Funke
Best-selling author Cornelia Funke, whose Inkheart was a world-wide phenomenon, has created a wonderful imaginary world peopled with a gigantic cast of original and outlandish characters. Searching for his missing...
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Flawed
Cecelia Ahern
One of our Books of the Year 2016 Set in a society in which those deemed ‘flawed' are branded and ostracised, Celia Ahern's debut YA novel will talk directly to...
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Lost Magic: The Very Best of Brian Moses
Brian Moses
This is a beautiful collection of the finest poems from Brian Moses, one of Britain's favourite children's poets.
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Two Monsters
David McKee
Delightfully witty, Two Monsters is a classic picture book with a strong message about understanding other people's point of view. The Two Monsters live on different sides of the mountain...
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The London Eye Mystery
Siobhan Dowd
This was only Siobhan Dowd's second novel but it's clear her talent as a superb storyteller is beyond question. Sadly, however she died in late 2007 so whatever you do don't miss...
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School According to Humphrey
Betty G. Birney
Humphrey, the delightful classroom hamster, is back for a new set of adventures after his thrilling holiday at Camp Happy Hollow. Humphrey has been looking forward to returning to his...
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Silver Skin
Joan Lennon
Shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2017 The bleak but beautiful ancient village of Skara Brae on Orkney is the setting for this original and intriguing novel, and an...
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Reader Reviewed Pugs of the Frozen North
Philip Reeve
Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award Award winning author partners Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre head north...
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Reader Reviewed Private Peaceful
Michael Morpurgo
It will seem odd when reading this book that the author enjoyed writing it the most of all the 90 or so he has written so far. That's because it's...
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The World's Worst Children
David Walliams
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month June 2016 Ten wickedly funny and wonderfully surreal stories of truly terrible children show best-selling David Walliams's amazing gift for spinning entertaining stories. Contained...
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Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck
Steinbeck's classic is a regular examination set text and no wonder: the tragic story of George and Lennie struggling to get by in the California of the Great Depression, it's...
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The Tale of Kitty in Boots
Beatrix Potter
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | September 2016 Book of the Month There was great excitement in the literary world earlier this year at the news that...
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Reader Reviewed What's a Girl Gotta Do?
Holly Bourne
August 2016 Book of the Month | In a Nutshell: Feminism | Friendship | Fighting back |Inspirational and insanely funny, this third and final book in the Normal...
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Railhead
Philip Reeve
Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | August 2016 Book of the Month Set in a shining future world, where trains rumble not just through towns and countryside but...
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Reader Reviewed The Secret Cooking Club
Laurel Remington
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | August 2016 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: cake baking | works | magic | A delicious concoction of...
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Chaos Descends
Shane Hegarty
In a nutshell: monster monster-hunting fun Book three in Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth series serves up another helping of monster battles, with the skilful mix of humour and horror we've...
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Reader Reviewed The Thousandth Floor
Katharine McGee
September 2016 Debut of the Month In a nutshell: glamour | scandal | romance Set 100 years in the future in a world of unimaginable luxury and wealth, Katherine McGee's...
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Reader Reviewed Isadora Moon Goes to School
Harriet Muncaster
Isadora Moon is an adorable, friendly Vampire Fairy trying to find her way and this is a lovely start to what promises to be a delightful series. Beautifully presented throughout...
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Reader Reviewed Isadora Moon Goes Camping
Harriet Muncaster
Adorable, friendly Vampire Fairy Isadora Moon returns and this time she and Pink Rabbit are on a school trip to the ballet. Isadora adores the ballet, especially when she's wearing...
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Reader Reviewed Isadora Moon Goes to the Ballet
Harriet Muncaster
Adorable, friendly Vampire Fairy Isadora Moon returns and this time she and Pink Rabbit are on a school trip to the ballet. Isadora adores the ballet, especially when she's wearing...
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Reader Reviewed Isadora Moon Has a Birthday
Harriet Muncaster
Adorable, friendly Vampire Fairy Isadora Moon returns and this time it's her birthday! Isadora loves human birthday parties and is excited now to be having her very own. But her...
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Reader Reviewed Cogheart
Peter Bunzl
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...
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Magisterium: The Bronze Key
Cassandra Clare, Holly Black
In a nutshell: Who's got your back? Fans of Holly Black and Cassandra Clare's Magisterium series will be itching to get their hands on this the third adventure. They might...
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Hill of the Angels
Sue Mayfield
Breath-taking yet at times brutal, this is a story based on real historical events in the 17th Century. Abigail and Grace are living in a country consumed by evil...
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The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
A special 10th Anniversary edition with exclusive extra behind-the-scenes material from the author. This is the story of a street of ordinary German people living in the horrors of the...
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Reader Reviewed Amazing Abby: Drama Queen
Emma Moss
In a nutshell: friendship | fun | growing up in the 21st century | Bubbly Abby takes centre stage in the second book in this new series for young girls....
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Reader Reviewed Shadowsmith
Ross MacKenzie
September 2016 Book of the Month In a nutshell: good versus evil, spiders, finding courage Ross MacKenzie won the Blue Peter Best Story Award for The Nowhere Emporium and...
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Reader Reviewed The Haunting of Jessop Rise
Danny Weston
September 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Historical haunting | Eerie intrigue | Sinister secrets Chilling historical novel in which an orphan becomes entangled in a web of...
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Reader Reviewed As I Descended
Robin Talley
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | September 2016 Book of the Month In a Nutshell: Deadly Ambition | Scheming with Spirits | Descent into Darkness Thrilling, chilling,...
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Reader Reviewed The Cat and the King
Nick Sharratt
September 2016 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: living like a king in a bungalow | Nick Sharratt's picture books are instantly recognisable to every child and parent in...
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Reader Reviewed The Beginning Woods
Malcolm McNeill
September 2016 Debut of the Month In a Nutshell: Unfathomable mystery | Timeless fairy tale quest An elegantly atmospheric page-turner that will have readers rooting for main character, Max, and...
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Colin the Cart Horse
Gavin Puckett
A charming rhyming story about a well-meaning horse whose change in feed leads to disastrous, smelly, and hilarious consequences… Colin has always worked very hard at the farm, ploughing the...
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Counting Stars
David Almond
In a nutshell: finely told stories of family, joy, love | David Almond is one of our very finest, and in some ways most daring authors for young people, and the...
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Reader Reviewed Fire Witch
Matt Ralphs
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: young witch works magic! Young witch Hazel, accompanied by her feisty little familiar Bramley the dormouse, is back...
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Reader Reviewed The Graces
Laure Eve
In a nutshell: be careful if you're what others wish for | The three Graces, twins Thalia and Fenrin and their younger sister Summer, seem to have everything: attractive, popular,...
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The Great Fire Dogs
Megan Rix
In a nutshell: upstairs downstairs puppies at the court of Charles II Megan Rix takes young readers to the London of 1666 in a typically exciting and heart-warming novel, and...
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Hannah in the Spotlight
Natasha Mac a'Bhaird
In a nutshell: drama | family dramas | friendship | Natasha Mac a'Bháird cleverly mixes the classic theatre story with family drama and a touch of mystery to create an...
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Reader Reviewed Lockwood & Co: The Creeping Shadow
Jonathan Stroud
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: spooky suspenseful unputdownable Jonathan Stroud's Lockwood & Co series about a company of teenage psychics attempting to keep...
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Reader Reviewed The Midnight Foxes
Sarah Lean
In a nutshell: family and friends and a secret garden | Tiger Days loves her holidays with her grandma. They sleep in a big tent in the garden because the house...
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The Railway Children
E. Nesbit
This is one of the best-loved family stories of all the classics. When Roberta, Peter and Phyillis's father is arrested their life is turned upside down. The children move to...
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The Grunts on the Run
Philip Ardagh
The Grunts - Mr and Mrs and adopted son Sunny - are back, and as delightfully repulsive as ever. Yes, they wash with cheese (if there's no soap to hand),...
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I Don't Like Poetry
Joshua Seigal
What do you mean you don't like poetry? This must mean you've not read the debut collection of poems from Joshua Seigal! Whether it's poems about the power of books...
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Odd and the Frost Giants
Neil Gaiman
Prize-winning Neil Gaiman tells a witty and touching story about gods and magic in Viking times. Having run away from home, Odd finds shelter in a little hut in the...
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The Sleeper and the Spindle
Neil Gaiman
Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. A deluxe edition of the thrillingly reimagined fairy tale by the magical partnership of award-bedecked, bestselling Neil Gaiman and Children's Laureate Chris...
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Mysteries According to Humphrey
Betty G. Birney
Lovable Humphrey is back with more classroom exploits. When popular class teacher Mrs Brisbane doesn't arrive for school one day Humphrey is unsqueakably worried. The class are soon having a...
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Princess Smartypants and the Missing Princes
Babette Cole
After bringing girl power to picture books over 30 years ago, feisty Princess Smartypants returns to a new audience in the first of three highly illustrated chapter books. Lovereading Review...
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We're in the Wrong Book!
Richard Byrne
Bella and Ben find themselves having a most remarkable adventure when they discover that they are in the wrong book! First, they bump all over the pages in a very...
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Reader Reviewed The Magic Looking Glass
Tom Percival
Hansel and Gretel, The Three Bears, Jack the Giant Killer and many more favourite characters are all jumbled together in this roller coaster adventure stuffed full of goodies and baddies....
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Witch's Pyre
Josephine Angelini
In a Nutshell: Extreme sacrifice | Epic apex Fans left desperate for more by Firewalker's finale will be more than satisfied with this final feverish instalment of the Worldwalker trilogy...
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Furthermore
Tahereh Mafi
With bold, imaginative storytelling and amazing world-building, bestselling author of the Shatter Me series Tahereh Mafi, takes readers beyond the limits of their imagination in this enchanting modern-day Alice in...
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Tales of the Peculiar
Ransom Riggs
Ransom Riggs's spine-tingling fantasy novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is now a film directed by – who else? - Tim Burton, and this extremely handsome book purports to...
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Caged
Theresa Breslin
In a Nutshell: Fighting | Surviving | Treachery | Trust | A powerful contemporary novel set in the shady world of underground cage fighting, from a Carnegie Medal-winning author. After...
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Barefoot on the Wind
Zoe Marriott
In a Nutshell: Brave Beauty | Menacingly magical | Feminist fairy tale A fantastical feminist reworking of Beauty and the Beast set in a fairy tale evocation of Japan, and companion...
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American Monsters
Derek Landy
A fantastic finale to a fantastic series but most definitely not for the faint-hearted. Other masters of the macabre for teenagers include Charlie Higson (The Enemy series), Darren Shan...
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Reader Reviewed The Wolf Wilder
Katherine Rundell
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and September 2016 Book of the Month Wolves, wildness and freedom are at the heart...
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Journey to the River Sea
Eva Ibbotson
A special 15th anniversary edition of this award-winning classic adventure from Eva Ibbotson in which orphaned Maia travels from England to the Amazon with her governess. August 2013 Guest Editor,...
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Reader Reviewed Silence is Goldfish
Annabel Pitcher
Joanne Owen's Pick of the Year 2015 “Words scare me, the lies and the truth, so I decided to stop using them,” so declares Tess, the troubled heroine of this...
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How to Hide a Lion
Helen Stephens
Helen Stephens' bestselling story is now available in a chunky board book format, perfect for babies and toddlers. How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's...
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Mister Cleghorn's Seal
Judith Kerr
The much-loved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea has written and illustrated a delightful new story that is perfect for all the family. When lonely Mr Cleghorn adopts...
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My Father is a Polar Bear
Michael Morpurgo
Award-winning Michael Morpurgo tells a poignant short story drawing on his own experience about a boy's search for his missing father. Andrew knows that he has two fathers; the one...
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I'll Show You, Blue Kangaroo
Emma Chichester Clark
Lily and Blue Kangaroo are inseparable. Whatever Lily does, Blue Kangaroo is there to see. But sometimes he wishes he wasn't, because Lily has started to show off. I'll show...
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs
The movie tie-in version of the bestselling Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs....
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Empire of Storms
Sarah J. Maas
Kingdoms collide in Sarah J. Maas's epic fifth installment in the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series.
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Shadows on the Moon
Zoe Marriott
A prize-winning reinvention of the familiar Cinderella story set in a richly created Japanese setting, this is a powerful and haunting novel shot through with romance. Suzume is a shadow-weaver;...
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