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A Near Thing for Captain Najork
A Near Thing for Captain Najork
Russell Hoban
Tom is back for a second fooling-around adventure. When Tom, accompanied by his Aunt Bundlejoy, sets out on a jaunt in a jam-powered frog, Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen set out in hot pursuit in a pedal-powered snake. They...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
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A Walk in Paris
A Walk in Paris
Salvatore Rubbino
Illustrator Salvatore Rubbino brings Paris alive in this brilliant sequel to A Walk in New York and A Walk in London. A young girl and her grandfather set out to explore Paris. There is so much to look...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2015
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And the Cars Go...
And the Cars Go...
William Bee
An exuberantly noisy books for all those who love a racket  and anything that moves! A racing car, a school bus, a Rolls Royce with a Duke and Duchess aboard – all of these and more get stuck in a...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2013
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Battle Bunny
Battle Bunny
Mac Barnett, Jon Scieszka
Award-winning authors Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett have teamed up to create a wildly funny story in which a Birthday Bunny turns his very own special day into Battle Day! Battle Bunny has an evil plan to become master of...
Featured in: 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2015
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Daisy Saves the Day
Daisy Saves the Day
Shirley Hughes
This charming picture book is an enchanting evocation of life in London at the time of the coronation of George V, by the much-loved and award-winning illustrators for children, Shirley Hughes.  Perfect to share with younger children but also a...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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Demolition
Demolition
Sally Sutton
“Bang! Clang! Crack! Thud! Creak!! Wham! ” The noises of the building site provide a background to this vigorous story of destruction. Perfect for all those who love big machines such as tractors, diggers and cranes as the work they...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Books for Boys | Picture Book Party
Format: Board book - Released: 06/03/2014
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Doctor Molly's Medicine Case
Doctor Molly's Medicine Case
Miriam Moss
Molly loves dressing up – especially as a doctor! She has a white coat and a doctor’s hat and, most importantly, she has a very special magical medicine bag! Whenever Molly opens her bag she finds exactly the medicine she...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Extra Yarn
Extra Yarn
Mac Barnett
Award-winning Jon Klassen’s illustrations perfectly capture the warm hearted message of this stunning picture book. When Annabelle finds a box of coloured yarns she starts knitting. In doing so, she transforms her cold, black and white world by giving it...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
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Footpath Flowers
Footpath Flowers
Jon Arno Lawson
An ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures, Footpath Flowers is a quiet but powerful testament to the joy that children can find in ordinary things and the mutual value of giving.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance
Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance
Birgitta Sif
From a truly special new voice in picture books, the award-winning author-illustrator of Oliver comes a heart-warming story about finding strength in your friends, overcoming your fears and following your dreams! It glows from the inside out and is...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Frida and Bear
Reader Reviewed Frida and Bear
Anthony Browne, Hanne Bartholin
In his time as Children’s Laureate, Anthony Browne introduced the Shape Game. Invented when he was child and played it with his brother, the Shape Game is a feast of imagination  as one person draws a shape and another turns...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Books Reviewed by Children | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2015
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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Mo Willems
The best-selling creator of the Pigeon who drives a bus, gives a dark and witty take on a very familiar story. Cooking up steaming bowls of tempting chocolate pudding, and making up nice looking beds, three dinosaurs set up a...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Have You Seen My Dragon?
Have You Seen My Dragon?
Steve Light
Enter a fascinating, ornately drawn cityscape and help a boy find his dragon while counting objects from hot dogs to traffic lights. A little boy has lost his pet dragon amongst a huge city, and is travelling all over town...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Have You Seen My Monster?
Have You Seen My Monster?
Steve Light
In the follow-up to Steve Light's Have You Seen My Dragon?, a little girl wanders through a country fair, searching for her monster friend. Can you spot the friendly monster as well as twenty shapes - squares, triangles, trapezoids,...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Help! We Need a Title!
Help! We Need a Title!
Herve Tullet
An interactive picture book from the internationally acclaimed author Herve Tullet. ...Full review to follow.
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2013
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Hooray for bread
Hooray for bread
Allan Ahlberg
Allan Ahlberg at his masterful best with words that just slip off the tongue complemented by some delightful illustrations by Bruce Ingman.  The two of them have come together a number of times now as you’ll see from the images...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
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Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise
Reader Reviewed Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise
Sean Taylor
March 15 Book of the Month  Hoot Owl flies through the midnight air quick as a shooting star, wingtip pointing like some kind of avian superhero. When he spots a tasty rabbit he prepares to gobble it up by slipping...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2015
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How to Catch a Mouse
How to Catch a Mouse
Philippa Leathers
Little kitten Clemmie knows everything about how to catch a mouse. In fact, she’s so good at it that she’s never even seen one in her house – they’re too scared to come in. Sharp little eyes will spot that...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen
Russell Hoban
Award-winning duo Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake are brilliantly witty in this sharply observed picture of the value of childhood pursuits.  Orphaned Tom lives with his formidable aunt who takes no nonsense from anyone and serves perfectly disgusting food. Tom...
Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
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I am Henry Finch
Reader Reviewed I am Henry Finch
Alexis Deacon
January 2015 Book of the Month All finches make a lot of noise! Henry Finch has grown up with a terrible racket all around him from morning until night. But he is sure that there could be more to life –...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2015
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I Want My Hat Back
I Want My Hat Back
Jon Klassen
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013   A simply told story with a delicious and irresistible mischievous twist in its ending. Poor Bear! He has lost his hat. He asks everyone if they have seen it but no...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Bedtime Reading | Book Awards | Bookshelf Essentials | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2012
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Is There a Dog in This Book?
Is There a Dog in This Book?
Viviane Schwarz
With an irresistible story that directly involves the reader, this book's clever design and bright, gestural illustrations make for a LOT of fun for cat (and dog) lovers! It is a completely interactive book brimming over with all kinds of...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets
Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets
Charlotte Voake
A charming introduction to some very surprising but most unsuitable pets! Melissa loves her octopus but soon finds that an octopus is a tricky pet to keep – especially at bath-time! Betty has trouble of a different kind with her...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2014
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Migloo's Day
Reader Reviewed Migloo's Day
William Bee
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month  From the company that launched Where’s Wally comes this super new search-and-find storybook. Little dog Migloo leads readers through Sunnytown, and very bright and busy it is too.  He visits the town square, the...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats
Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats
Alicia Potter
The story of the scaredy cat finding unexpected resources of courage to save the day is given a lovely – and literal – twist in this delightful picturebook. Miss Hazeltine takes in all shy and fearful cats, and works with...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Oh No, George!
Oh No, George!
Chris Haughton
Shortlisted for the 2013 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013    Award-winning Chris Haughton’s George is a dog with a terrible habit of getting into trouble!  He wants to be good and he tries to be...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2013
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One Gorilla A Counting Book
One Gorilla A Counting Book
Anthony Browne
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  Award-winning former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne takes readers on a counting journey from 1 Gorilla through other monkeys such as chimpanzees, mandrills and baboons before reaching 10 Lemurs. From them, he leaps to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
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Pat-A-Cake Baby
Pat-A-Cake Baby
Joyce Dunbar
It’s the middle of the night, but little pat-a-cake baby wants to bake a special cake and does, with the help of three laughing, mischievous baby helpers. And what fun they have – mixing the ingredients, whisking, stirring, sieving and...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2015
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Peck Peck Peck
Peck Peck Peck
Lucy Cousins
One of our Books of the Year 2014   Brilliant Lucy Cousins has created a fabulous new book which is full of holes! The young woodpecker is taught to peck by its father. The only trouble is…once it has learnt to...
Featured in: 3+ readers | Baby and Toddler | Picture Book Party
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
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Quest
Quest
Aaron Becker
This is a stunning adventure, the second in the luminous wordless trilogy by Aaron Becker, that began with his stunning debut Journey, takes readers further into the realms of the imagination and beyond. All who explore each page will...
Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers | Picture Book Party
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014
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