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  • This collection of seven spellbinding Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every hearth. Larger-than-life characters, dramatic plot twists and a healthy dose of magical enchantment will keep readers absorbed for many happy hours. Includes glossary and pronunciation key for Irish terms. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781782853589
  • Aimed at early readers and written to be read aloud to young children, Irish Legends for the Very Young contains a new retelling of three of the best-loved Irish legends: 'The Children of Lir', 'How Setanta Became Cuchulainn' and 'Oisin in Tir na nOg'. Retold with the young reader in mind, these tales are charmingly illustrated by the author, Niamh Sharkey. Great for Ages 7-12. ISBN 9781781176450
  • In an alternative England of the 1930s where the laws of mechanics govern even the most talented engineers, a mismatched group of mechanicals want nothing more than to feel human. Under the guardianship of the devious and unlicensed Gregory Absalom, an engineer who creates mechanical children, they have no choice but to help him in his unlawful practice. But through his unethical work, Absalom winds up creating a loyal and lively group of friends who will go to the ends of the Earth for one another. When the story's protagonist, Christopher, discovers a devastating secret about himself and the friends are torn apart, it's up to his friends to find him. What they'll discover is the secret about the dark experiment that ended in disaster many years before... Tin is an adventure story about friendship, courage, and loyalty, and what it means to be human. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781911077657
  • This absolutely beautiful gift book anthology contains classic and modern poems to galvanize, uplift and inspire you which are brought to life with exquisite, intricate artwork. Chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell, Poems to Save the World With -the follow-up to Poems to Live Your Life By and Poems to Fall in Love With - will ignite your inner activist and provide comfort and inspiration. These poems speak of hope, happiness, rebellion and living through a pandemic. This beautiful book features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses sit alongside the modern to create the ultimate collection. Includes poems from Neil Gaiman, Nikita Gill, Maggie Smith, Brian Bilston, Raymond Antrobus, Fiona Benson, Lewis Carroll and many more. Great for Ages 9-99. ISBN 9781529040111
  • It's one giant leap for all boy-kind in Frank Cottrell Boyce's out-of-this-world story: Cosmic. Liam is too big for his boots. And his football strip. And his school blazer. But being super-sized height-wise has its advantages: he's the only eleven-year-old to ever ride the G-force-defying Cosmic rollercoaster - or to be offered the chance to drive a Porsche. Long-legged Liam makes a giant leap for boy-kind by competing with a group of adults for the chance to go into space. Is Liam the best boy for the job? Sometimes being big isn't all about being a grown-up. Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781529008777
  • Heart-achingly funny, touching and brilliantly clever, Millions is a fantastic adventure about two boys, one miracle and a million choices. Brothers Damian and Anthony didn't mean to get caught up in a botched train robbery. But what would you do if a massive bag of cash dropped from the sky and you had only a few days to spend it before it became worthless? Buy a million pizzas? End world poverty? Not such an easy decision, is it? The boys soon find out that being rich is a mug's game. Not only is the clock ticking, the bank robbers want their money back... Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781529008760
  • Runaway Robot is a funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together, from the award-winning Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton. When Alfie goes to Airport Lost Property, he finds more than he bargained for. A lot more. Because there's a giant robot called Eric hidden away on the shelves. Eric has lost one leg and half his memory. He's super strong, but super clumsy. He's convinced that he's the latest technology, when he's actually nearly one hundred year's old and ready for the scrap heap. Can Alfie find a way to save Eric from destruction - before Eric destroys everything around him? Great for Ages 9-12 ISBN 9781509887910
  • A boy on the run from his parents. An old man on the run from his children. They meet on the train to Dublin and listen to each other’s stories. They understand each other. What will be the result of this new friendship? This book won an Oireachtas prize and Gradam Réics Carló (Book of the Year) in 2014. In 2015 it won the prize for fiction at the 2015 Children’s Books Ireland book of the year awards, and also in 2015, the Literacy Association of Ireland’s Children’s Book Award. Irish Language Title. Great for Teens and Young Adults ISBN 9781907494420
  • Aoife is building a cardboard robot, and all she wants is a bit of fun. When the robot takes on a life of its own, that’s when the real fun starts! Boscadán is very good at taking things apart and putting them back together. He promises Aoife’s parents that he’ll fix everything that’s broken in the house, but that’s not all he does... Irish Language Title. Great for Ages 7-10. ISBN 9781912133710
  • Ollie and Will were a summer fling; now they're classmates. But only one of them is out...SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA meets a modern-day, queer re-imagining of GREASE. It was the very last Wednesday of August when I realized Disney had been lying to me about Happily Ever Afters. Because, you see, I was four days into mine, and my prince was nowhere to be found. "Please don't lose contact. I need to see you again," he'd said. So why was I here, banging my head against a metaphorical wall, weighing up the pros and cons of sending another message? This wasn't a big deal. It was just a guy texting another guy. A guy who knew all my biggest secrets, and had Seen. Me. Naked (TM). A guy who'd convinced me he really, really liked me. A guy who'd better have been abducted by goddamn aliens... Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781444956481
  • An original, inventive and heart-warming novel from an exciting debut author about a lonely new girl and an unlikely friendship formed in a school code club that will appeal to fans of Sarah Crossan. When twelve-year-old Emmy's musical family moves to California so her dad can take a job with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Emmy has never felt more out of tune. But when she ends up in a school computer science club, she finds that she can understand code through a language she is familiar with: music. Slowly, Emmy makes friends with Abigail and the two girls start to discover their voices through the programming language of Java. Extraordinarily crafted, the novel begins to incorporate Java's syntax and concepts as Emmy, and ultimately the reader, learns to think in code. By the end, Emmy doesn't feel like a wrong note, but like a musician in the world's most beautiful symphony. Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781406389333
  • What happens when you get a Worry? They can follow you around everywhere, and they are HUNGRY. They feed on your fears and put sad thoughts in your head until they've grown so big, it can be hard to get anything done! Luckily, the Worry Doctor knows exactly what to do. Great for Ages 0-6. Published 7th January 2021 - Pre-order Now. ISBN 9781783449354
  • Arthur Quinn has defeated the World Serpent. He's come face-to-face with the Fenris Wolf. But now he faces Loki's most powerful child, Hell's Keeper. With his friends Ash, Ellie and Ex, Arthur sets out to stop this new menace. But Loki has a trick up his sleeve, a trick that changes everything. Arthur must confront Loki for a final showdown. But faced with a terrible secret and enemies at every turn, can Arthur find the courage he needs to defeat the god once and for all, or has Loki finally won? Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781781171585
  • Life is finally back to normal for Arthur Quinn. Three months ago, he and his friends put their lives at risk to stop the trickster god Loki from taking over the world. However, just when Arthur is starting to relax again, the dreams start once more; dreams of gods, dreams of war, dreams of wolves. It can mean only one thing. Loki is back. In the midst of a deep snowfall, Loki plots his vengeance on Arthur. In the months since their last battle, the trickster God has been assembling a deadly army of wolves and he intends to take the world once and for all. Can Arthur trust his two new classmates? Where did Ash's puppy come from? And what is hidden in the National Museum that Loki is so desperate to get? Mysteries and questions arise as, once again, it's down to Arthur Quinn and his friends to save the world. But what they don't know is that this time, Loki has help... Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781856359986
  • Something wicked has awoken under the streets of Dublin ... When his dad is offered a job working on the new Metro tunnel, Arthur has to move to Dublin with him. While exploring a hidden underground river, Arthur and his new friends Will and Ash find a mysterious glowing pendant. The pendant depicts a giant snake strangling the trunk of a tree. The friends soon figure out that the pendant is a warning, a sign that something evil is waiting underneath the city. Something that's been imprisoned for a thousand years, something left by the Vikings, something that can - and will - destroy first the city, then the world. What did the Vikings bury under the city of Dublin and why did they leave it there? Who is the dark man that spies on Arthur and what is his evil plan? In the end, only Arthur and his friends can save the world from the dreaded World Serpent. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781856358279
  • Ebony Smart is settling into her role as guardian for the Order of Nine Lives. All seems quiet until she receives a peculiar silver box from an anonymous sender and is tasked with returning it to a mystery owner. Ebony discovers that Zach and Judge Ambrose have allied with a powerful ancient demon, and are more determined than ever to steal her soul and control the fate of the world. To defend the Order and defeat the demon, Ebony and her pet rat, Winston, must unravel the mystery of the silver box, free the trapped souls in the Reflectory and mount a daring rescue. Can she find the strength and courage needed to defeat the enemy, prove herself the rightful guardian and save all of their lives? Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781781174524
  • The final installment of the acclaimed Nine Lives trilogy, sequel to The Book of Learning and The Book of Shadows. Fantasy adventure set in Ireland. Ebony Smart faces her toughest challenge so far. Her enemies, Judge Ambrose and Zach Stone, have a powerful new ally and an army of Shadow Walkers to use against her. Without the help of The Book of Learning, Ebony, with pet rat, Winston, and the Order of the Nine Lives, must find a way to discover their plans, defeat the magical beings and rescue her parents. A story of ghosts, time-travel, battles and dark magic, this is Ebony's greatest adventure so far - but will it also be her last? Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781781175767
  • The exciting adventures of Ebony Smart, a twelve-year-old girl who discovers she is part of a special tribe of reincarnated people - and a terrible curse. Ebony has just one week to break the curse or die; if she fails, the future of her family, and her people, is at risk - does she have what it takes to succeed?* A magical story with an Irish setting for readers aged 9-12 years; appeals to both boys and girls* An exciting fantasy adventure from the publishers of the Arthur Quinn series* An active and respected authorAfter the death of her beloved grandfather on her twelfth birthday, Ebony Smart's world is turned upside down. Orphaned for a second time, she is sent to Dublin to live with her weird Aunt Ruby, with only her pet rat, Winston, for company. With every window nailed shut and a mysterious locked room, 23 Mercury Lane is brimming with secrets. Warned against entering by a voice in the shadows, Ebony is fearful for her future, but has no idea how much her life is about to change. Aunt Ruby informs Ebony that she is part of the Order of Nine Lives - a special tribe of people who reincarnate. She claims Ebony has one week to break a terrible curse or else die - and if she fails, the future of the Order of Nine Lives, and her family, is at risk. With so much at stake, Ebony discovers it's difficult to trust - especially when there's somebody else trying to race her to the finish. Does she have what it takes to succeed when nothing is what it seems? Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781781173626
  • In the stunning sequel to the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin, bestselling author Nic Stone unflinchingly explores the impact of racism and inequality on young Black lives. Vernell LaQuan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University... and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center. Through a series of flashbacks and letters to Justyce, Quan's story takes form. Troubles at home and misunderstandings at school give rise to police encounters and tough decisions. But then there's a dead cop and a weapon with Quan's prints on it. What leads a bright kid down a road to a murder charge? Not even Quan is sure... Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781471186936
  • Sunnyville is perfect. It twinkles with total loveliness.Until Rhino drops a toffee wrapper! "What? It's only one!" he says. Soon things are messier, noisier and a WHOLE LOT grumpier! Can anyone save the day? The perfect book to teach kids that a little care from everyone makes a joyful world for all. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9781788816816
  • A super fun book with a satisfying twist that celebrates the power of kindness and the true meaning of being a hero. Whoosh! There's a Superhero in your book!In this brilliantly interactive picture book, help your new Superhero friend take on the terrible Scribbler. Use the power of your imagination to unlock Superhero's super powers. You'd better act quickly before the Scribbler ruins your book completely! Full of familiar friends, this is a feast for the imagination from the creators of There's a Monster in Your Book and There's a Dragon in Your Book. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780241357781
  • The Grinny Granny Donkey is the third book from Craig Smith and Katz Cowley, the creative team behind the Scottish Granny internet sensation, The Wonky Donkey! Meet the latest addition to the phenomenal donkey family and get ready to hee haw with laughter! A brilliantly funny story by Craig Smith and beautiful illustrations by Katz Cowley guarantee that The Grinny Granny Donkey will become your new favourite picture book. Great for Ages 0-6. Published 5th November 2020 - Pre-order Now. ISBN 9780702304279
  • When Sunny Dae - self-proclaimed total nerd - meets Cirrus Soh, he can't believe how cool and confident she is. So when Cirrus mistakes Sunny's older brother Gray's bedroom - with its collection of electric guitars and rock posters - for Sunny's own, he sort of, kind of, accidentally winds up telling her he's the front man of a rock band. Before he knows it, Sunny is knee-deep in the lie: He ropes his best friends into his scheme, begging them to form a fake band with him, and starts wearing Gray's rock and roll castoffs. But there's no way can he trick this amazing girl into thinking he's cool, right? Just when Sunny is about to come clean, Cirrus asks to see them play sometime. Gulp... Now, there's only one thing to do: Fake it till you make it. Sunny goes all-in on the lie, and pretty soon, the strangest things start happening. People are noticing him in the hallways, and he's going to football games and parties for the first time. He's feeling more confident, in every aspect of his life, and especially with Cirrus, who's started to become not just his dream girl but also the real deal. Sunny is falling in love. He's having fun... but it's only a matter of time before it all comes tumbling down... An inventive new romantic comedy about identity, perception, and how hard it can sometimes feel to simply be yourself. Great for Teens and Young Adults. Published 19th November 2020 - Pre-order Now. ISBN 9780241373453
  • We are her world and her universe and her space and her stars and her sky and her galaxy and her cosmos tooFrank is ten. He likes cottage pie and football and cracking codes. Max is five. He eats only Quavers and some colours are too bright for him and if he has to wear a new T-shirt he melts down down down. Sometimes Frank wishes Mum could still do huge paintings of stars and asteroids like she used to, but since Max was born she just doesn't have time. When tragedy hits Frank and Max's lives like a comet, can Frank piece together a universe in which he and Max aren't light years apart?This jaw-dropping, heartbreaking and hopeful novel from debut author Katya Balen will remind you we are all made of stardust. For fans of thought-provoking, moving stories from Wonder to Skellig Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781526601971
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