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Boy Underwater
Adam Baron
Boy Underwater is a heartbreaking story about family, friends and secrets. And it's very, very funny. Lovereading Comment to follow. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 28/06/2018
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The Wild Folk
Sylvia V. Linsteadt
Are you ready to step into a magical new world, where the mystical Wild Folk lurk and the promise of stargold leads you on an adventure? Welcome to the land of Farallone, where the Wild Folk reign. The Wild Folk... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 31/05/2018
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Migration
Mike Unwin
Imagine: you're flying high over the Himalayan mountains, on a journey filled with danger. The temperature is far below freezing, the air is thin, and golden eagles swoop out of the sky to attack you. This is just one of... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 24/05/2018
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Rose Rivers
Jacqueline Wilson
In a nutshell: new and old friends united in classic Jacqueline Wilson story Jacqueline Wilson's historical novels tell vivid, enthralling stories about young girls in testing situations, and Rose Rivers is classic Wilson. Rose is the daughter of a... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 17/05/2018
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Hoakes Island
Ian Friel
May 2018 Book of the Month Hoakes Island: A Fiendish Puzzle Adventure, by Helen and Ian Friel, published by Laurence King in May 2018 is a curious and immersive puzzle mystery book. There's a trailer for Hoakes Island... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 14/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Magical Mix-Up
Zach King
The sequel to My Magical Life, which saw eleven-year-old Zach King starting at a new school - and finding his magical powers. Lovereading Comment to follow. Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedHow to Bee
Bren MacDibble
How To Bee is unlike any story I have ever read. The narrative voice is heartfelt and the author uses a mild form of dialect to bring both her characters and setting to life. Seen through the eyes of eight... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Girls for the Vote
Linda Newbery
Brings the past brilliantly to life and introduces inspirational women to today's girls. Historically strong, this is a dramatic story with a real sense of atmosphere which in turn sheds an impressively wide light on the social and economic picture of its time. Girls for... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe House with Chicken Legs
Sophie Anderson
This sparkling debut weaves the captivating folklore of Baba Yaga with the thrills of a classic venturing-out-into-the-world quest, replete with primal conflicts, tantalising twists and an unforgettable protagonist that readers will truly root for. Twelve-year-old Marinka yearns to live in... Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedSpirit
Sally Christie
In a nutshell: old magic in the real world of today A game of Truth or Dare in the humdrum setting of a school trip coach journey is the starting point for Sally Christie's highly original story. Matt isn't a... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Company of Eight
Harriet Whitehorn
All her life Cass has dreamt of joining the circus to become an acrobat and travel the islands on the Circus Boat. Once a year the boat visits her home, the Great City of Minaris, and offers auditions to hopeful... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Child I
Steve Tasane
An extraordinary novella with echoes of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Road; set in an otherworldly plain with hints of magical realism. Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Ella on the Outside
Cath Howe
A gripping story of lies, friendship, and blackmail... Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Splat the Fake Fact! Doodle on them, laser beam them, lasso them
Adam (Author) Frost
Some incorrect facts have escaped from author Adam Frost's imagination into this book...Can you figure out which fact is untrue in a sea of brilliantly weird, wonderful and unusual facts? Once you find them make sure you SPLAT them, lasso... Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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The Dark Prophecy
Rick Riordan
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 been sent to Earth by... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Burning Maze
Rick Riordan
The third title in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series - set in the action-packed (and hilarious) world of Percy Jackson. Lovereading Comment to follow. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/05/2018
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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
Format: Paperback | Released 19/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedYou Are Awesome
Matthew Syed
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2018 This positive and empowering guide, by bestselling mindset author Matthew Syed, will help children build resilience, fulfil their potential and become successful, happy, awesome adults. You Are Awesome Find Your Confidence... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedIguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza
James Bishop
In a nutshell: can one boy and four iguanas save the world? You betcha There might be a lot of superhero books around at the moment, but Iguana Boy proves that there's plenty of wear yet in the genre's... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/04/2018
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The Colours of History
Clive Gifford
A fascinating information book, The Colours of History takes readers to different places at different times to show how humans have used colour in art, politics and trade. They'll learn how indigo, made from plants that grow in Asia, began... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/04/2018
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A Boy Called Bat
Elana K. Arnold
The first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum, from acclaimed author Elana K. The Lovereading Comment will follow. Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 19/04/2018
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Dog Town
Luize Pastore
In a nutshell: quirky and unusual adventure with traces of myth and magic Riga is the setting for this fairy-tale like adventure, and the city is depicted so clearly that it's almost a character in the story. Jacob lives with... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 12/04/2018
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A Good Day for Climbing Trees
Jaco Jacobs
In a nutshell: quirky treetop adventure with a streak of activism Cape Town is the setting for Jaco Jacobs' quirky adventure, but the emotions described will be familiar to all young readers. It's the holidays and Marnus is bored, fed... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 12/04/2018
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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
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedRace to Kangaroo Cliff
Alexander Mccall Smith
In a nutshell: exciting children's adventure story on a tall ship Twins Ben and Fee will be the envy of children everywhere: their school is a tall ship and alongside ordinary lessons they learn seamanship and how to sail. No... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Chocolate Factory Ghost
David O'Connell
In a nutshell: rags to riches ghostly mystery story Roald Dahl would surely approve of this exciting story, which rivals Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the importance it places on delicious sweets! Archie is astonished to learn that... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedPlanet Stan
Elaine Wickson
April 2018 Debut of the Month | In a nutshell: brotherly love under the microscope Space, family relationships, friendships – they're all cleverly and vividly described in this highly entertaining story. Stan, our nerdy but very likeable hero, wants nothing... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedTo the Edge of the World
Julia Green
April 2018 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: gripping and moving adventure story set in a wild seascape Jamie lives on an island in the Outer Hebrides. He loves its wild beauty and the remoteness too, though he's... Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedTwelve Nights
Andrew Zurcher
April 2018 Debut of the Month | In a Nutshell: Mystery | Magic | Otherworldly wraiths | An ambitious and atmospheric fantasy adventure in which an eleven-year-old girl discovers an uncanny world following the disappearance of her dad. Kay's curious... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/04/2018
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Reader ReviewedBeyond the Odyssey
Maz Evans
April 2018 Book of the Month The penultimate in the series, Beyond The Odyssey continues with poor Elliot's life becoming more difficult by the day. The situation with his mum is desperate and poor Hermes is still in a coma,... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2018
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