This month's 'featured books'
Books of the Month
The Blood of Olympus
The Blood of Olympus
Rick Riordan
November 2014 Book of the Month   Another awesome epic from Rick Riordan who has created a vibrant and compelling landscape...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2014
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The Bane Chronicles
The Bane Chronicles
Cassandra Clare
November 2014 Book of the Month    Here are ten short stories covering roughly two hundred years in the life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2014
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The Matchbox Mysteries
The Matchbox Mysteries
Sally Gardner
November 2014 Book of the Month  Jam-packed tales full of hilarity, excitement and fun but this latest in the Wings...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014
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The Manifesto on How to be Interesting
The Manifesto on How to be Interesting
Holly Bourne
November 2014 Book of the Month   Bree hides away behind her blog that few people read.  So, if she writes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
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The Lion Book of Nursery Rhymes
The Lion Book of Nursery Rhymes
Julia Stone
November 2014 Book of the Month  Every child needs a collection of nursery rhymes and this collection of favourites with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2014
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Atticus Claw Learns to Draw
Atticus Claw Learns to Draw
Jennifer Gray
November 2014 Book of the Month  A cat with a difference! Atticus Claw may look like any other tabby cat...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Guardian Fiction Prize
She is Not Invisible
She is Not Invisible
Marcus Sedgwick
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   When sixteen-year-old Laureth’s father vanishes she is determined to track him...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby After Iris
The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby After Iris
Natasha Farrant
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Phoenix
Phoenix
S. F. Said
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   The supernova is coming ...one boy alone can save the galaxy!...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2013
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The Dark Wild
The Dark Wild
Piers Torday
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014.    In The Dark Wild, Kester, a twelve year old with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures
Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures
Kate DiCamillo
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014- Winner of the IBW Children's Award 2014  Award-winning Kate diCamillo tells...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Shine
Shine
Candy Gourlay
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014   This is not a ghost story even though there are plenty...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
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This month's 'featured books'
Books Reviewed by Children
The Parent Agency
The Parent Agency
David Baddiel
November 2014 Debut of the Month  A brilliantly funny story about a boy who makes a very rash wish! Barry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
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Legacy of the Claw
Legacy of the Claw
C. R. Grey
November 2014 Debut of the Month  Discover the first...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Jeff Kinney
November 2014 Book of the Month  The best-selling Wimpy Kid is off on a family holiday. Mum is full of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2014
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Timmy Failure We Meet Again
Timmy Failure We Meet Again
Stephan Pastis
November 2014 MEGA Book of the Month  Loveable world-class detective Timmy Failure is back for a new adventure. And his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2014
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The Queen Alone
The Queen Alone
K. A. S. Quinn
A thrilling grand finale for The Chronicles of Tempus.  As ever, the characters of modern day Katie and Victorian James...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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Hacked
Hacked
Tracy Alexander
A clever, interesting and refreshing read, prepare for your thoughts to be thoroughly provoked. Dan is far too clever for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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This month's 'featured books'
Debuts of the Month
The Parent Agency
The Parent Agency
David Baddiel
November 2014 Debut of the Month  A brilliantly funny story about a boy who makes a very rash wish! Barry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
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Legacy of the Claw
Legacy of the Claw
C. R. Grey
November 2014 Debut of the Month  Discover the first...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
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