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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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+. ISBN 9781471199103
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ISBN 9780008473112
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ash Persaud is about to become a reaper in the afterlife, but she is determined to see her first love Poppy Morgan again, the only thing that separates them is death. Car headlights.The last thing Ash hears is the snap of breaking glass as the windscreen hits her and breaks into a million pieces like stars. But she made it, she's still here. Or is she? This New Year's Eve, Ash gets an invitation from the afterlife she can't decline: to join a clan of fierce girl reapers who take the souls of the city's dead to await their fate. But Ash can't forget her first love, Poppy, and she will do anything to see her again ... even if it means they only get a few more days together. Dead or alive ... Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781444955958
  • Sligo 1832. The cholera epidemic sweeps across Ireland like a secret, bringing with it a family of four hundred year old Vampires. Unsuspecting orphan, Valentine, is unaware of the Vampires lurking in the shadows, until he finds himself flying through the star filled sky on his way to a Vampire’s Lair. Matilda, Valentine’s sister, returns home from the fever hospital to discover that her brother Valentine has vanished and she will stop at nothing to find him. Valentine embarks on the adventure of a lifetime; he is shipwrecked at the foot of an ancient lighthouse, battles with a Vampire Hunter, rescues a mermaid and works as an illusionist. Valentine takes up residence in Casino Marino, an exquisite temple in Dublin with hidden rooms and secret passageways. It is a race against the clock. Will Valentine ever see Matilda again? Can he overcome the Vampire’s curse? And does he have what it takes to defeat the wicked Lorenzo?... Great for Teens and Young Adults. ISBN 9781781997635
  • My Skin Your Skin is a powerful book to help children and adults have meaningful discussions about race and anti-racism. Most importantly, the book empowers children to be the best versions of themselves; to have self-love, self-esteem and self-worth, irrespective of their skin colour. This book was specifically written by Early Years expert and children's media creator, Laura Henry-Allain MBE, to support parents, teachers and guardians to explain what racism is, why it is wrong, and what children can do if they see it or experience it. It also explores how important it is for children to celebrate their achievements and greatness. Fully-illustrated throughout by talented illustrator Onyinye Iwu, My Skin, Your Skin is aimed at children aged four and above. Containing explanations on key words and concepts written in child-friendly, accessible language, with relatable examples, this book supports children's understanding in building an anti-racist stance from an early age. It is perfect to read at home, and in classrooms, to support your child's life-long learning journey. Great for Ages 3-8. ISBN 9780241512739
  • Calla's mum has never been normal. She's been known to go out in a lab coat and slippers and often forgets to perform basic tasks because she's been thinking about ducks. When a job offer arrives to study her beloved birds in the Amazon rainforest, Calla knows her mum has to go. Nervously, she agrees to go to boarding school. She quickly learns that trouble is afoot in this odd convent school. A mean new headmistress is imposing horrible rules and making everyone eat Brussels sprout cake, and the students are itching to revolt. As Calla makes new friends and gets drawn into their rebellious plot, she keeps waiting for her mum to call. She will, won't she? Exuberantly funny and brimming with heart, How to Be Brave is a riotous celebration of the power of resourceful girls, stories and the right biscuit at the right time. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781782693253
  • Mixing dinosaurs, counting and bedtime, children will love this brilliantly fun picture book with a shiny foiled cover! Once upon a bedtime, these children could not sleep, so their helpful mums and daddies said that they should count some sheep. Though children think that sheep are nice, there's something they like more, so instead of counting lots of sheep, they counted DINOSAURS! With stomping, laughing and mischievous dinosaurs on every page, and a fun story showing children how to count from one to twenty, this book is the perfect picture book for all children, especially dinosaur-loving ones! Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780702304231
  • Ironhold is an orderly place where "industry brings prosperity", and where nature is pushed aside for progress. But when Orin Crowfall, a lowly servant boy, learns that the island itself is in grave danger, that knowledge makes him a target of powerful forces. He narrowly escapes on a small boat, but then faces a fight for survival with his robot friend, Cody, in the stormy ocean, pursued by a terrifying sea monster. Can they make it to safety, somewhere beyond the horizon? And will Orin find a way back to save his family before everything is destroyed? To succeed, Orin will need to dig deep for courage, trust in new friends, and, ultimately, have faith in himself. This is fantasy adventure at its finest: riotous adventure, memorable characters, incredible world building, and a powerful, thought-provoking message about ecological balance. Great for Ages 9-12. ISBN 9781407197272
  • A brand new 'Who's In Your Book?' story from bestselling children's book author Tom Fletcher. WHOOSH! A unicorn has galloped right into your book - how exciting !But - oh dear! This Unicorn doesn't look very excited at all. In fact, he looks quite worried. Can you help to cheer him up? This brilliant new story combines interactive fun with an important message about the power of friendship, and how helpful it can be to share your worries with others. Who's in Your Book? Interactive adventures for big imaginations. Great for Ages 0-6. ISBN 9780241466605
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