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Ice Bear

Ice Bear

Author: Nicola Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2020

An informative, gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear. An informative, gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear. Huge, magnificent, alone, a white bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter, tender mother and gentle playmate - she shares this land of ice and snow with the Inuit people, who watch and learn from her. Come on an unforgettable journey into the world of the polar bear... Containing accurate information suitable for classroom projects and activities, this emotive, atmospheric picture book brings the icy grandeur of the Arctic to life.

Storm Cloud

Storm Cloud

Author: Jenny Oldfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2017

When horse-loving Kami is invited to spend the summer at best friend Macy's family ranch, Kami is shocked to discover one of the horses being hobbled and whipped by Molly's brother. What is behind Wes's increasingly cruel treatment, and can Kami save Storm Cloud? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

The Fairy Doll

The Fairy Doll

Author: Rumer Godden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Elizabeth is enchanted by the beautiful fairy doll that sits at the top of the Christmas tree wearing a sparkly beaded dress and delicate silver shoes. Little Elizabeth could never be so perfect - she is always getting into trouble. Then Great-Grandma gives Fairy Doll to Elizabeth - and suddenly everything starts going right instead of wrong. Could Fairy Doll be magical? First published in 1956, The Fairy Doll is a Christmas story to treasure from classic writer Rumer Godden, beautifully illustrated throughout by Gary Blythe.

Lassie Come-Home

Lassie Come-Home

Author: Eric Knight Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2016

Everyone in the Yorkshire town of Greenall Bridge knows Lassie, the prize collie of miner Sam Carraclough and his son Joe. But when the family falls on hard times, Sam is forced to sell his dog to the Duke of Rudling, who takes her hundreds of miles away to his estate in Scotland. Undeterred by the distance and driven by instinctive love, Lassie escapes from her new owners and embarks on an epic journey to be reunited with her young master Joe. Will she survive the hardships of the long journey and the various dangers along the way? Based on the author's own childhood memories and filled with adventure and suspense, Lassie Come-Home - Eric Knight's best-loved novel and a huge best-seller, famously adapted into a 1943 Hollywood movie - is a timeless classic and one of the greatest dog stories ever written.

I Believe in Unicorns

I Believe in Unicorns

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

From the author of the international phenomenon War Horse comes a moving story of unity and inspiration in the face of war. A moving story about unity and inspiration in the face of destruction, by the 2003-2005 Children's Laureate and author of the internationally acclaimed War Horse. Tomas hates school, hates books and hates stories. Forced to visit the library, he stops to listen to magical tales that the Unicorn Lady spins. These tales draw him in and are about to change the course of his life for ever... Set against the backdrop of war-torn Europe, I Believe in Unicorns explores the power of stories to transform lives.

Old Man's War

Old Man's War

Author: John Scalzi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

The universe is a dangerous place in John Scalzi's Old Man's War, the first in The Old Man's War series. At seventy-five years old, John Perry is after a fresh start - so, naturally, he joins the army. Earth's military machine can transform elderly recruits, restoring their lost youth. But in return, its Colonial Defence Force demands two years of hazardous service in space. This is how Perry finds himself in a new body, crafted from his original DNA. A genetically enhanced and upgraded new body, ready for battle. But upgrades alone won't keep Perry safe. He'll be fighting for his life on the front line as he defends humanity's colonies from hostile aliens. He'll pay the price for his choices, and he'll discover the universe is even more dangerous than he imagined. Continue the gripping space war series with The Ghost Brigades.

The Toymaker

The Toymaker

Author: Jeremy De Quidt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2015

What good is a toy that will wind down? What if you could put a heart in one? A real heart. One that beat and beat and didn't stop. What couldn't you do if you could make a toy like that? From the moment Mathias becomes the owner of a mysterious piece of paper, he is in terrible danger. Entangled in devious plots and pursued by the sinister Doctor Leiter and his devilish toys, Mathias finds himself on a quest to uncover a deadly secret.

Little Plum

Little Plum

Author: Rumer Godden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

When Gem moves into The House Next Door, Nona and Belinda think she's stuck up and vow to have nothing to do with her. But the beautiful Japanese doll in her window soon attracts their attention. They name her Little Plum because of the plum blossom decorating her clothes - but unlike Nona's Japanese dolls, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, Little Plum seems sad, unloved and uncared for. Will the three girls - and the three dolls - ever become friends? A beautiful illustrated cover edition of Little Plum, Rumer Godden's classic story about family and friendship.

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower

Author: Rumer Godden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

When little Nona is sent from her sunny home in India to live with her relatives in chilly England, she is miserable. Then a box arrives for her in the post and inside, wrapped up in tissue paper, are two little Japanese dolls. A slip of paper says their names are Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. Nona thinks that they must feel lonely too, so far away from home. Then Nona has an idea - she will build her dolls the perfect house! It will be just like a Japanese home in every way. It will even have a tiny Japanese garden. And as she begins to make Miss Happiness and Miss Flower happy, Nona finds that she is happier too. A beautifully illustrated cover edition of Rumer Godden's classic story about friendship and family, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower.

The Moon Dragons

The Moon Dragons

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him. The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, but she preserves the secret of their whereabouts, knowing that there are some things far more precious than a room full of gold.

Dog in No-Man's-Land

Dog in No-Man's-Land

Author: Damian Kelleher, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2014

The Toymaker

The Toymaker

Author: Jeremy De Quidt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2010

What good is a toy that will wind down? What if you could put a heart in one? A real heart. One that beat and beat and didn't stop. What couldn't you do if you could make a toy like that? From the moment Mathias becomes the owner of a mysterious piece of paper, he is in terrible danger. Entangled in devious plots and pursued by the sinister Doctor Leiter and his devilish toys, Mathias finds himself on a quest to uncover a deadly secret.

Ice Bear

Ice Bear

Author: Nicola Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2008

An informative, gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear. Huge, magnificent, alone, a white bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter, tender mother and gentle playmate - she shares this land of ice and snow with the Inuit people, who watch and learn from her. Come on an unforgettable journey into the world of the polar bear... Containing accurate information suitable for classroom projects and activities, this emotive, atmospheric picture book brings the icy grandeur of the Arctic to life.

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower

Author: Rumer Godden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2008

When little Nona is sent from her sunny home in India to live with her relatives in chilly England, she is miserable. Then a box arrives for her in the post and inside, wrapped up in tissue paper, are two little Japanese dolls. A slip of paper says their names are Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. Nona thinks that they must feel lonely too, so far away from home. Then Nona has an idea - she will build her dolls the perfect house! It will be just like a Japanese home in every way. It will even have a tiny Japanese garden. And as she begins to make Miss Happiness and Miss Flower happy, Nona finds that she is happier too.

I Believe in Unicorns

I Believe in Unicorns

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2006

A moving story about unity and inspiration in the face of destruction, by the 2003-2005 Children's Laureate. Tomas hates school, hates books and hates stories. Forced to visit the library, he stops to listen to magical tales that the Unicorn Lady spins. These tales draw him in and are about to change the course of his life for ever... Set against the backdrop of war-torn Europe, I Believe in Unicorns explores the power of stories to transform lives. Produced in association with the Unicorn Theatre, the first purpose-built professional theatre for children in the UK, located on London's South Bank.

The Whales' Song

The Whales' Song

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/1998

Perfect mini picture books to collect and to treasure. Her grandmother's tales of the beautiful, enchanting whales' song that once filled the ocean leads Lily on a wondrous journey of imagination...

The Whales' Song

The Whales' Song

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

Lily's grandmother tells her all about the mysterious whales out in the bay, and Lily longs to hear their magical song. Gary Blythe's richly evocative artwork creates an incredibly atmospheric world for a timeless tale of wildlife and wonder. This stunning, award-winning picture book has been refreshed and redesigned in a new edition, making it perfect for a new generation to share and fall in love with.

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