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  • A new title in the interactive Little World series from Ladybird - moving board books that make our big world little. Little World is designed for curious toddlers, allowing them to explore familiar landscapes and faraway places, from cities and beaches to outer space and ocean depths. The gentle narrative is perfect for reading aloud, guiding children through the savannah plains and spot the sleeping lion, grazing giraffes and wandering elephants. A novelty slide, push or pull on every spread will engage children as they spend under the savannah sun . Sam Meredith's bright artwork and charming characters encourage interaction and play, with lots to spot, see and enjoy on every spread. Great for ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241446010
  • A new title in the interactive Little World series from Ladybird - moving board books that make our big world little. Little World is designed for curious toddlers, allowing them to explore familiar landscapes and faraway places, from cities and beaches to outer space and ocean depths. The gentle narrative is perfect for reading aloud, guiding children through the busy building site - from the early morning cup of tea to digging up the earth, churning the cement and building the walls. A novelty slide, push or pull on every spread will engage children as they spend a day on the building site. Sam Meredith's bright artwork and charming characters encourage interaction and play, with lots to spot, see and enjoy on every spread. Great for ages 0-3. ISBN 9780241446034
  • This little book on Love is the next instalment of an exciting series exploring big topics with young children in a way that feels good. Using carefully chosen words, such as 'family', 'forever' and 'closeness', it creates a special moment for grown-ups and young children to focus on what it means to love others, lose people or animals we love, and be loved. Children can discover and understand new words to help them to talk about the ups and downs of firstexperiences and new emotions with confidence. The engaging art style, fun characters and hardback picture book feel make this series accessible and perfect to share. Each book includes reassuring tips on how to enjoy these books, encourage conversation and build language confidence. This series is special not only because it focuses on feelings in a child-friendly way, but also because it's from Oxford, it's packed with educational goodness that helps children develop and grow. Great for ages 3-9. ISBN 9780192779052
  • This little book on Respect is the next instalment of an exciting series exploring big topics with young children in a way that feels good. Using carefully chosen words and phrases, such as 'acceptance', 'fairness' and 'speak up', it creates a special moment for grown-ups and young children to focus on what it means to respect others and be respected. Children can discover and understand new words to help them to talk about the ups and downs of first experiences and new emotions with confidence. The engaging art style, fun characters and hardback picture book feel make this series accessible and perfect to share. Each book includes reassuring tips on how to enjoy these books, encourage conversation and build language confidence. This series is special not only because it focuses on feelings in a child-friendly way, but also because it's from Oxford, it's packed with educational goodness that helps children develop and grow. Great for ages 3-9. ISBN 9780192779076
  • Twelve-year-old Lily Mavers and her sister, Erin, do not get on. It doesn't help that Lily has nothing in common with her overachieving, Grade A student sister. But after an emergency trip to the oddly named Hairy Godmother salon, Lily and Erin leave with much more than a new look - they've got a whole new life. Because the sisters have undergone a full-on body switch and they're about to find out that life in each other's shoes is much harder than it looks! 'World-class and whip-smart comedy magically mixed with a sweet message about sibling friendship. I absolutely loved it!' Sibeal Pounder, bestselling author of the Bad Mermaid series A laugh-out-loud, modern take on the ever popular body-swap story from bestselling author Beth Garrod. Great for ages 9-12. ISBN 9781398500242
  • This book is for everyone. Because we can all be allies. As an ally you use your power-no matter how big or small-to support others. You learn, and try, and mess up, and try harder. In this collection of true stories, 17 critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors get real about being an ally, needing an ally, and showing up for friends and strangers. From raw stories of racism and invisible disability to powerful moments of passing the mic, these authors share their truths. They invite you to think about your own experiences and choices and how to be a better ally. There are no easy answers, but this book helps you ask better questions. Self-reflection prompts, resources, journaling ideas, and further reading suggestions help you find out what you can do. ISBN 9780241505953
  • A captivating new picture book with interactive transparent pages, from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers. Hello, come in. Maybe you can help me? A young girl lives in a haunted house, but has never seen a ghost. Are they white with holes for eyes? Are they hard to see? She'd love to know! Step inside and turn the transparent pages to help her on an entertaining ghost hunt, from behind the sofa, right up to the attic. With lots of friendly ghost surprises and incredible mixed media illustrations, this unique and funny book will entertain young readers over and over again! Published 14th September 2021 - Order Now. ISBN 9780008298357
  • Be warned, Reader, this book isn't about a normal spice bag, nor is it about a normal boy. Quite the opposite. This book is about the Spice Bag, and our unlikely hero: a 10-year-old boy named George... It also has: A dash of adventure A sprinkle of mystery A greasy villain And a talking mouse And then there's Mr Spicebag's chipper, which seems to be at the centre of everything. George is about to have the weirdest week of his life. Illustrated by: Helen O'Higgins 'The greatest adventure about spice bags ever written!' Chip Chipwell, The Chipper Times 'The best book I have eaten. No competition.' George McGorge, Competitive Eater Magazine *Published 2nd September 2021 - Order Now!* ISBN 9780008473112
  • Since he crash-landed to Earth in a rocket, Monkey has been causing absolute mayhem! Bunny and the gang (Squirrel, Pig [the Pig], Action Beaver, and Skunky the Inventor) have almost had enough. Monkey's eternal struggle for world domination is getting more ridiculous every day, and it's impossible to predict which bizarre plan he's going to put into action next... In this comic extravaganza, the pint-sized friends must face a giant robot whale, a pig cannon, a camping trip that goes wrong... oh, and the actual end of the world! Can Bunny and Co stop the apocalypse before it's too late?! Great for Ages 7-9. ISBN 9781788452304
  • Give a hoot and don't pollute!The Bolds have decided to do their bit for the planet and go green. They're reducing, reusing and recycling as much as they can. Not all of their eco-friendly ideas are welcome, though - especially when it comes to 'watering' the neighbours' front garden with wee... An eventful trip to the charity shop leads to a new rescue adventure for the Bold family, and an old friend returns with an unexpected list of demands. Can the Bolds keep their cool as temperatures rise? Great for Ages 7-9. ISBN 9781839130519
  • In Carry On, Simon Snow and his friends realized that everything they thought they understood about the world might be wrong. And in Wayward Son, they wondered whether everything they understood about themselves might be wrong. In Any Way the Wind Blows, Simon and Baz and Penelope and Agatha have to decide how to move forward. For Simon, that means deciding whether he still wants to be part of the World of Mages and if he doesn't, what does that mean for his relationship with Baz? Meanwhile Baz is bouncing between two family crises and not finding any time to talk to anyone about his newfound vampire knowledge. Penelope would love to help, but she's smuggled an American Normal into London, and now she isn't sure what to do with him. And Agatha? Well, Agatha Wellbelove has had enough. Any Way the Wind Blows takes the gang back to England, back to Watford, and back to their families for their longest and most emotionally wrenching adventure yet. This book is a finale It tells secrets and answers questions and lays ghosts to rest. Carry On was conceived as a book about Chosen One stories; Any Way the Wind Blows is an ending about endings. About catharsis and closure, and how we choose to move on from the traumas and triumphs that try to define us. Great for Teens & Young Adults. ISBN 9781529039948
  • The final book in the epic and bestselling children's fantasy series that will make you believe in magic. Rose and Arthur are back in Roar, on a voyage that takes them further than they've ever been before: beyond The End. It's an amazing adventure - full of secrets, surprises and fairies with fangs - but then a mysterious storm changes everything. Shipwrecked on a strange island, they make a shocking discovery ... Could this be the end of Roar? Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781405298148
  • A lonely girl, a missing father and a trail of lies... Fourteen-year-old Cat is lonely - reeling from the loss of her father, she's disconnected from friends and fighting with her mum. But when a new boy, Tyler, arrives for the summer, Cat finds herself opening up to the handsome stranger. A shocking revelation about her dad turns Cat's world on its head. She and Tyler uncover a series of secrets that take them on a perilous journey. With fresh lies exposed and threats from a dangerous gang revealed, will Cat risk everything to keep herself and her family safe? An explosive, edge-of-your-seat new drama from the original queen of teen thrillers, Sophie McKenzie, for fans of Karen McManus and Holly Jackson. 'Sophie's thrillers are in a league of their own - nobody does it better' Phil Earle, author of When the Sky Falls Great for Ages 12+. *Published 22nd July 2021 - Order Now!* ISBN 9781471199103
  • Twins Myles and Beckett, Artemis Fowl's younger brothers, return in their third and most outrageous adventure yet. For almost two years, Lord Teddy Bleedham-Drye has been plotting revenge against the Fowl Twins, who humiliated him in book one. Teddy plans to give them exactly what they deserve: permanent death. He threatens Myles with his weaponised jet and Beckett and Specialist Lazuli succeed in disarming the aircraft and causing an accident that kills Lord Teddy. But does it really? Clones, fairy magic and criminal masterminds come together in this ultimate and ridiculous showdown between the twins and their worst enemy. *Published 19th October 2021 - Order Now!* Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9780008475260
  • A hundred and one dalmatians and more! This bumper Modern Classic edition includes the original Hundred and One Dalmatians and Dodie Smith's sequel, Starlight Barking. Cruella de Vil is enough to frighten the spots off a Dalmatian puppy. So when she steals a whole family of them, the puppies' parents, Pongo and Missus, lose no time in mounting a daring rescue mission. Will they be in time to thwart Cruella's evil scheme, or have they bitten off more than they can chew? Great for Ages 9+ ISBN 9781405288750
  • The first ever picture book addressing how a disabled child might want to be spoken to. What happened to you? Was it a shark? A burglar? A lion? Did it fall off? Every time Joe goes out the questions are the same... what happened to his leg? But is this even a question Joe has to answer? A ground-breaking, funny story that helps children understand what it might feel like to be seen as different. Illustrated by: Karen George Great for Ages 0-5 ISBN 9780571358311
  • I Can Do Anything! is a manifesto on positivity that radiates joy and excitement about a child's world. This bright, bold and colourful 24-page picture book introduces readers to a variety of adorable and strong children, who demonstrate their aptitude to deal with whatever life throws their way. Through clear, declarative and affirmative statements, the text guides a young reader to discover their own brilliance, whatever that may be. It shouts, 'I'm the best at being ME!' Great for Ages 3-9 ISBN 9781789562415
  • Ever since she can remember, Briseis has had power over plants. Flowers bloom in her footsteps and leaves turn to face her as though she were the sun. It's a power she and her adoptive mothers have spent her whole life trying to hide. And then Briseis inherits an old house from her birth mother and suddenly finds herself with the space and privacy to test her powers for the first time. But as Briseis starts to bring the house's rambling garden back to life, she finds she has also inherited generations of secrets. A hidden altar to a dark goddess, a lineage of witches stretching back to ancient times, and a hidden garden overgrown with the most deadly poisonous plants on earth. And Briseis's long-departed ancestors aren't going to let her rest until she accepts her place as the keeper of the terrible power that lies at the heart of the Poison Garden. Cinderella Is Dead author Kalynn Bayron brings a message of proud inclusivity to this empowering fantasy about a young woman finding the strength to challenge everything she has been told is true. 'Kalynn Bayron does more than re-write a fairy-tale... She breaks it apart and rebuilds it into a wholly original and captivating story where girls finally decide for themselves who lives happily ever after' - Brigid Kemmerer Great for Ages 12-15 ISBN 9781526632791
  • Leslie Knope is running for class president! She campaigns all around Pawnee Elementary with her friends, Ann and Ben. In order to win over voters, though, Leslie starts to make some big promises...ones she's not sure she can keep. Will Leslie be able to keep her word and become the best president Pawnee Elementary has ever seen? Filled with colorful, detailed illustrations and brimming with Easter eggs and nods to iconic moments from the show, this hilarious reimagining features a pint-sized cast. The story will introduce Parks and Recreation to a whole new generation and will teach them the importance of staying true to yourself. And waffles. Great for Ages 0-5 ISBN 9780316428651
  • A funny and charming NEW young fiction series from Philip Ardagh, bestselling author of The Grunts series and Eddie Dickens adventures, and illustrated by Rob Biddulph, award-winning creator of Draw With Rob. Puuurfect for fans of Alex T. Smith, Pamela Butchart and Laura James. Meet Furry Purry Beancat - one extraordinary cat with nine extraordinary lives! Just like every other cat, Furry Purry Beancat loves a catnap. But unlike other cats, when Beancat wakes she finds herself about to embark on a whole new adventure! Our furry (and purry!) heroine has woken up in a LIBRARY, and there's trouble afoot. There are plans to close it down, but with the help of two grumpy SPIDERS, can BEANCAT do what she does best and SAVE THE DAY? Illustrated by: Rob Biddulph Great for Ages 6-9 ISBN 9781471184079
  • Winter was the only season every Lake-Lander feared... In a post-apocalyptic America, a community survives in a national park, surrounded by water that keeps the Dead at bay. But when winter comes, there's nothing to stop them from crossing the ice. Then homebody Peter puts the camp in danger by naively allowing a stranger to come ashore and he's forced to leave the community of Wranglestone. Now he must help rancher Cooper, the boy he's always watched from afar, herd the Dead from their shores before the lake freezes over. But as love blossoms, a dark discovery reveals the sanctuary's secret past. One that forces the pair to question everything they've ever known. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 COSTA BOOK AWARD SELECTED BY THE TIMES AND OBSERVER AS ONE OF THEIR BEST BOOKS OF 2020 'A bucolic, intimate twist on the zombie/post-apocalyptic story... It's impressive how Darren has combined the pace, thrills, and gore you expect from zombie fiction with a genuinely tender romance.' - David Owen, author of GRIEF ANGELS 'Thrilling zombie epic meets gorgeous gay love story. The world-building is deft, the writing poetic ... this is very special! Properly scary and properly heart-warming.' - William Hussey, author of HIDEOUS BEAUTY ISBN 9781788951210 Great for Teens & Young Adults
  • Pull back the curtain and enter a world where mystery and magic take centre stage in a gloriously gothic adventure from Jenni Spangler, illustrated by Chris Mould. Twelve-year-old Tig works at Manchester's Theatre Royale, cleaning, selling tickets and doing anything else that is asked of her by her tyrannical boss, Mr Snell. Tig will do whatever it takes to get closer to her dream - to become a Stage Manager and spend her days inventing new ways to imagine and build the intricate machinery and props that bring the exciting productions to life! But when a strange new act - a talking machine - arrives at the Theatre Royale, it moves and behaves in a way that Tig just can't work out. It's as though it's alive somehow... And when the machine appears to be hiding a dangerous secret, Tig must race against time to solve the mystery, before everything and everyone she cares about is lost forever. A Victorian adventure full of ghost, gadgets and shifty villains, from the critically-acclaimed Jenni Spangler. Great for Ages 9-12 'A thrilling page-turner. Madame Pinchbeck is a gloriously Dickensian villain' Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song 'Ghosts, gadgets, likeable villains and unlikely heroes: The Vanishing Trick is a dark and dazzling adventure' Emma Carroll, author of Letters from the Lighthouse 'A completely enthralling tale, oozing with atmosphere and originality' Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper's Island ISBN 9781471190391
  • Sing, roar and growl along with the animals, in this brilliantly bonkers twist on the classic Wheels on the Bus! The wheels on the bus go round and round ... But who's that getting on? OH, NO!It's a LION! And a PANTHER! And a CROCODILE!This bus ride is about to get very wild - but is it really as scary as it seems? A toothsome take on a much loved nursery rhyme - with an all-singing, all-dancing finale! Illustrated by: Jeff Harter Great for Ages 0-3 ISBN 9781405294324
  • A funny, charming story about the magic of books from the co-creator of the hit Cbeebies series, Olobob Top. Have you ever wondered what it's like to BE a book? The BEST bits are getting to hang our with your friends and tell amazing stories, but sometimes a good book can end up in the wrong place at the wrong time... And then they might get scribbled on, nibbled on or even lose their last and most important page. And when that happens, it's time to go to... Book Hospital! This funny, reassuring story is a celebration of books and the magic of reading. Because when you love your books, when you're kind to your books and when you read your books, they will take you on a magical journey that you'll never forget. Great for Ages 0-3 ISBN 9781471169434
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