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All kids new titles

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Shaun the sheep. The farmer's llamas by Martin (Martin J.) Howard

Shaun the sheep. The farmer's llamas

Martin (Martin J.) Howard

Audio CD

When a mix-up at the auction leads to a surprise win, the Farmer brings his prize animals, a trio of llamas, home to the farm. Shaun is thrilled, but are the new residents a baaad influence?

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Goose goes to the zoo  by Laura Wall

Goose goes to the zoo

Laura Wall

Picture book

"Best friends Sophie and Goose go to the zoo to find a friend for Goose when Sophie goes to school.

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William heads to Hollywood  by Helen Hancocks

William heads to Hollywood

Helen Hancocks

Picture book

"Someone has stolen the golden Cuckoo statues from the famous Cuckoo film studios and the awards ceremony is in two days time. Only William is debonair enough to schmooze the stars and learn who the culprit is. But every cat has his own feline fatale...

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It's perfectly normal  by Robie H. Harris

It's perfectly normal

Robie H. Harris

Book

When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty...

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Franny's father is a feminist  by Rhonda Leet

Franny's father is a feminist

Rhonda Leet

Picture book

"What makes Franny's father a feminist? It's simple, really! He knows that girls can do anything boys can do, and raises Franny to believe that she deserves all the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities that he had. "Franny's Father is a Feminist"...

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A campfire tail  by Sarah Glenn Marsh

A campfire tail

Sarah Glenn Marsh

Picture book

"Everything goes wrong on Dragon's first day at camp, despite his buddy's efforts to show him a good time, until Dragon has a chance to show what he does well." -- Provided by publisher.

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The exile  by Jo Sandhu

The exile

Jo Sandhu

Book

Tarin longs to be a hunter, but his twisted leg means he is feared and bullied. After a disastrous mishap, Tarin is forced to leave his family and travel alone across wild, unknown land to save the Mammoth Clan. Battling the hostile and savage Boar Clan,...

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Clan of wolves  by Jo Sandhu

Clan of wolves

Jo Sandhu

Book

Tarin's quest to save Mammoth Clan seems increasingly out of reach. Badly injured while fleeing the savage Boar Clan, Tarin and the twins face certain death as the harsh Winter descends. But an unexpected refuge not only saves their lives but offers ...

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The jungle book  by Rudyard Kipling

The jungle book

Rudyard Kipling

Book

Penned by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling in 1894, The Jungle Book is a collection of allegorical stories that take place deep in the Indian jungle. The most famous stories of The Jungle Book are those featuring a young feral boy named Mowgli who...

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Video ideas  by Tim Grabham

Video ideas

Tim Grabham

Book

"Create amazing videos and animations to upload to YouTube and share with your friends!Dreaming of becoming the next Youtube sensation? Just love creating videos? Need to create a video journal for school? Discover the video-making process from script...

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Little kids first big book of why. 2  by Jill Esbaum

Little kids first big book of why. 2

Jill Esbaum

Book

This book answers some of kids' most burning "Why?" questions. More than 200 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "Why do dogs sniff everything?" "Why do I burp?" and "Why is ocean water salty?" This...

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Let's make music  by Ruth Musgrave

Let's make music

Ruth Musgrave

Picture book

From shaking a tambourine to strumming a ukulele to beating a drum, early readers are introduced to common musical instruments, the way they are played, and the sounds they make.

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100 ways to make the world better!  by Lisa Gerry

100 ways to make the world better!

Lisa Gerry

Book

"This uplifting book inspires the next generation to step up and make the world a better place. In keeping with the Nat Geo Kids mission, it is full of practical, positive, and powerful ideas that every kid can consider, from simple acts of kindness ...

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Brain bogglers  by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

Brain bogglers

Stephanie Warren Drimmer

Book

Get ready to challenge yourself in this super-fun write-in activity book chock-full of amazing puzzles, games, and brain facts all about the mysteries of your own mind! Follow zany narrator and superbraniac Ima Genius and her talking dog Atom to get ...

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The Divali story  by Anita Ganeri

The Divali story

Anita Ganeri

Book

Anita Ganeri retells the traditional stories of world religion festivals with her usual sensitivity and gift for drawing children into the narrative. Exquisite watercolour illustrations breath warmth and life into the story. Suggestions for activities...

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Freya and the magic jewel  by Joan Holub

Freya and the magic jewel

Joan Holub

Book

Unlike her twin brother Frey, twelve-year-old girlgoddess Freya is not excited about their invitation to Asgard Academy, especially after she loses her magical jewel, leaving her powerless and worried about making friends.--Provided by Publisher.

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The golden glow  by Benjamin Flouw

The golden glow

Benjamin Flouw

Picture book

"When Fox discovers that there is no description for the golden plant, he sets out to find out for himself."--Provided by publisher.

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New shoes  by Christopher Raschka

New shoes

Christopher Raschka

Picture book

"When your shoes are worn out too tight faded and flat-guess what?It's time to get NEW SHOES! Two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka pays homage to a quintessential moment of childhood-a visit to the shoe store-in this book about shoes, growing up,...

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Emma, catwalks and cupcakes!  by Coco Simon

Emma, catwalks and cupcakes!

Coco Simon

Book

When Emma goes for a modeling gig, Katie tags along for support, but when the agency chooses to go with Katie instead, Emma finds herself jealous.

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Froggy's lemonade stand  by Jonathan London

Froggy's lemonade stand

Jonathan London

Picture book

"Although many things go wrong when Froggy decides to make money by setting up a lemonade stand, he still has fun with his friends."--Provided by publisher.

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Across the dark water  by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

Across the dark water

Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

Book

Believing they have tamed all the wild winged horses, stable groom Rahkki and his Sandwen clanmates are stunned when a wild herd flies over their village, but this herd has crossed the ocean hoping to settle in a free land, unaware of the Sandwens.

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Children's illustrated world atlas  by Simon Adams

Children's illustrated world atlas

Simon Adams

Book

The Children's Illustrated World Atlas is the essential reference for budding geographers and curious minds.

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What's weird on Earth.

What's weird on Earth.

Book

Fact-hungry kids will love poring over these warped world maps full of unique and weird data. See how many lightning strikes hit parts of our planet, the wind patterns of the whole world, and even how the world map would look if global warming melted...

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Startalk

Startalk

Book

StarTalk is both a podcast and a National Geographic television program, in which host Neil deGrasse Tyson and his celebrity guests tackle provocative subjects in science. This companion volume features interesting photos, smart scientific facts, and...

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Solve this!  by Joan Marie Galat

Solve this!

Joan Marie Galat

Book

"Science experiments for kids that solve problems"--

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Real or fake?. 3  by Emily Krieger

Real or fake?. 3

Emily Krieger

Book

"Can you spot the truth from a lie? Kids can test their sleuth skills in this gut-bustingly funny follow-up title in the exciting Real or Fake series. Can you detect a hoax from the real deal? See right through photo trickery? Spot the phony logic in...

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Heroic leaders and activists  by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Heroic leaders and activists

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Book

In Heroic Leaders and Activists you will meet the early feminists who first stood up for women's rights around the world, including Mary Wollstonecraft and Qiu Jin. Read about the astonishing Helen Keller, who despite being born deaf and blind, became...

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Incredible sporting champions  by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Incredible sporting champions

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Book

In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who singl...

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So you think you've got it bad?  by Chae Strathie

So you think you've got it bad?

Chae Strathie

Book

"A kid's life in ancient Egypt might sound like fun with all the cool pyramids and glorious sunny weather, but actually it was rather tough! In this hilarious book, written by award-winning author Chae Strathie, children will learn exactly how difficult...

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Look & find. Animals  by Kirsteen Robson

Look & find. Animals

Kirsteen Robson

Book

"A wonderfully illustrated puzzle book teeming with all kinds of creatures to spot, count and match. Spot three little kittens in mittens, an elephant with an umbrella and many more eye-catching challenges. The intricate illustrations make these seem...

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Looshkin by Jamie Smart

Looshkin

Jamie Smart

Graphic novel

"Looshkin is the maddest cat in the world! You may think that your cat is mad, but they've got nothing on Looshkin. Leave him for just a moment and you'll find that your house has flooded, a steam train has smashed into your living room and a portal to...

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Wrapped up. Vol. 1 by Dave Scheidt

Wrapped up. Vol. 1

Dave Scheidt

Graphic novel

"Milo is just your average twelve-year-old boy. His loving parents are mummies, his best friend is an old wizard, and his babysitter is a witch. When Milo isn't busy at school or visiting the comic book store, he loves to hang out with cool teen vampires,...

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Adventure Time x Regular Show by Conor McCreery

Adventure Time x Regular Show

Conor McCreery

Graphic novel

Finn and Jake find themselves traveling across different worlds in search of The Power -- turns out that Mordecai and Rigby might be able to help out...or make things worse. It's a crossover for the ages in this mash-up of two of our favorite Cartoon...

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The Scarlet Rose. 2, "I'll go where you go" by Patricia Lyfoung

The Scarlet Rose. 2, "I'll go where you go"

Patricia Lyfoung

Graphic novel

This volume finds our heroine traveling from Versailles to Venice, and indulging in parties, swordplay, and masquerades! Continuing her most improper adventures as a seeker of justice, Maud must still discover the mystery behind her father's murder...

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Walter the lazy mouse  by Marjorie Flack

Walter the lazy mouse

Marjorie Flack

Book

Walter is a lazy mouse. He is so lazy that he always misses school and spends all his time in bed. He is so lazy that eventually his family forgets about him and moves away without him. Alone and scared, Walter heads out into the world to search for ...

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Sleepy time Samoa  by Mary Aflague

Sleepy time Samoa

Mary Aflague

Picture book

Send your child into a sweet slumber with this book, Sleepy Time Samoa. This goodnight bedtime rhyme takes little ones through an illustrated journey across the islands of Samoa. Children and adults alike will enjoy saying good night to masina the moon,...

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The half-court hero  by Mike Lupica

The half-court hero

Mike Lupica

Book

"Someone is secretly renovating the basketball court at the local park, and Zach and Zoe are determined to find out who"--

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The missing baseball  by Mike Lupica

The missing baseball

Mike Lupica

Book

Eight-year-old twins Zach and Zoe follow clues to find Zach's missing baseball, signed by his favorite major league player, while competing in Spirit Week events at school.

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Somebunny loves me  by Parry Gripp

Somebunny loves me

Parry Gripp

Book

This adorable new title from Emmy Award-winning singer-songwriter (and animal lover) Parry Gripp shows us the magical world of furry friendship and teaches young readers to be kind to animals of all shapes and sizes. Song lyrics and accompanying phot...

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Face to face with sharks  by David Doubilet

Face to face with sharks

David Doubilet

Book

Photographer David Doubilet takes you down to the deep, where a variety of this amazing family awaits you, from the famous Great White to his foot-long cousins. Doubilet spends much of his life trying to get close enough to look them in the eye. And ...

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Hello Peter!

Hello Peter!

Picture book

"Hello Peter! introduces very young children to the delightful world of Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit."--Provided by publisher.

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Spot plays football  by Eric Hill

Spot plays football

Eric Hill

Picture book

"It's a lovely day and Spot and his friends are ready to play football together. Spot and Helen are captains of the red and blue teams, but who will score the most goals? Join the group of animal friends and the much-loved Spot as they learn it's the...

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Valdemar's peas  by Maria Jönsson

Valdemar's peas

Maria Jönsson

Picture book

"Valdemar does not like eating his peas - he would rather have ice-cream but he has to finish his peas first. But he finds a cunning way to get ice-cream without eating his peas!--Cataloguer.

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Bub  by Elizabeth Rose Stanton

Bub

Elizabeth Rose Stanton

Picture book

"The middle child in a family of monsters, Bub feels ignored and overlooked, but when he wishes for invisibility, he discovers how much his family loves and misses him."--Provided by publisher.

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Collins children's dictionary

Collins children's dictionary

Book

"For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up to date coverage of a range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex language....

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Recorder for beginners  by Anthony Marks

Recorder for beginners

Anthony Marks

Book

"This book tells you how to have fun playing the recorder. Read the first few pages to learn the basics, then start playing the tunes in the rest of the book"--Page 2.

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Rabbits  by Pat Jacobs

Rabbits

Pat Jacobs

Book

Discover how to care for your rabbit, and become your pet's best pal! Discover how to care for your rabbit, and become your pet's best pal! Whether they already own one, or beg for one each Christmas and birthday, children love pets, and Pet Pals: Rabbit...

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Seeking an aurora  by Elizabeth Pulford

Seeking an aurora

Elizabeth Pulford

Picture book

"A small boy wakes to a cold, midnight adventure with his dad, walking up through the snowy landscape to the top of a hill, to see a wonderful sight - the Aurora Australis. The distant and quiet man becomes a loving and excited dad as he tells his son...

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Of course you can! = Ka taea tonu e koe!  by Karen Hinge

Of course you can! = Ka taea tonu e koe!

Karen Hinge

Picture book

"Jeremy is starting a new school. He is a bit nervous and a lot worried but the children in this class are welcoming. Every time he thinks he can't take part they say 'Of course you can!' and so he plays soccer, joins in the Kapa Haka and even takes part...

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National geographic kids almanac 2019.

National geographic kids almanac 2019.

Book

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

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Brooklyn House magician's manual  by Rick Riordan

Brooklyn House magician's manual

Rick Riordan

Book

"Greetings, initiate! Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. You are quite clearly descended from Egyptian royalty, with magical powers gifted from the gods. But what good is power without knowing how to use it? T...

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Who's my mum?  by Emma (Designer) Jennings

Who's my mum?

Emma (Designer) Jennings

Picture book

"Children will love finding out about animals, where they live, the noises they make and more in this interactive, peekaboo board book. There is a simple text clue to read about each animal, with a picture clue to look at as well, so children can work...

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Singing in the rain  by Tim Hopgood

Singing in the rain

Tim Hopgood

Book

"'I'm singing in the rain, Just singing in the rain. What a glorious feeling. I'm happy again!' Based on the classic song, this beautifully illustrated picture book celebrates rain and all its fun. Jump in puddles, raise umbrellas, and dance with joy...

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The picture atlas  by Simon Holland

The picture atlas

Simon Holland

Book

Explore the world by looking not only at borders, mountains, rivers, seas and oceans, but by discovering the natural wonders of the world, historical artefacts, amazing animals, fascinating cultures and much much more. From the freezing Arctic Circle...

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Kakapo dance  by Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Kakapo dance

Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Picture book

"All the birds in the forest are singing and dancing. All except Kakapo. Kakapo can't coo and glide like Kereru,chirp and twirl like Fantail, hop and chime like Bellbird, or whistle and waddle like Whio. But the other birds are having so much fun that...

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Applejack's busy day.

Applejack's busy day.

Picture book

"It's harvest time on the farm and Applejack is determined to pick the apples all by herself. But sometimes every pony needs a helping hand from her friends...With a gentle message about friendship, teamwork and learning to accept help from others."-...

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Running the country  by Maria Gill

Running the country

Maria Gill

Book

From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the...

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How many bugs?  by Agnese Baruzzi

How many bugs?

Agnese Baruzzi

Picture book

"Peek through the pages to count the bugs - with each page-turn one goes missing! A bird, an anteater and a lizard are just some of the hungry animals that eat a tasty bug. This is a book guaranteed to delight little ones, with a surprise ending... A...

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Opposites  by Agnese Baruzzi

Opposites

Agnese Baruzzi

Picture book

"See and say the opposite, the turn the page to cleverly reveal its pair. A small green bug becomes a big green dinosaur, and the spiral of the slow snail's shell becomes the window of a fast rocket. This is a book guaranteed to delight little ones. ...

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Counting  by Ant Parker

Counting

Ant Parker

Picture book

"Charlie Chick is good at counting ... or is he? Lift the flaps to find out!"--Cataloguer.

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Little koala lost  by Blaze Kwaymullina

Little koala lost

Blaze Kwaymullina

Picture book

"This Australian counting book tells the story of one little koala lost in the bush and trying to find a home. Along the way he meets two marvellous magpies, three tricky turtles and more - until he finds ten kooky koalas feasting on gum leaves and decides...

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Dogasaurus  by Lucinda Gifford

Dogasaurus

Lucinda Gifford

Picture book

"Imagine if you found a strange egg in a mysterious forest, and then you brought it home... And when it hatched, out popped a baby DINOSAUR! Maybe you'd adopt it as your pet? You could play and do chores together and have lots of fun. But what would you...

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The perfect dog  by Kevin O'Malley

The perfect dog

Kevin O'Malley

Picture book

"A small girls sets out to get the perfect dog for a pet and she has several characteristics she wants in a dog. But the perfect dog found her instead!"--Provided by publisher.

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Back to the future

Back to the future

Picture book

"Marty McFly test-drives his friend Doc's time machine and accidentally travels 30 years into the past, where he must locate a younger version of Doc and make sure that his parents fall in love."--Provided by publisher.

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Sweet shapes  by Juana Medina

Sweet shapes

Juana Medina

Picture book

"Introduces different shapes, depicting a forest full of animals created out of tasty confections and pastries."--Provided by publisher.

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Trampoline boy  by Nan Forler

Trampoline boy

Nan Forler

Picture book

"Through the eyes of a character we only know as Trampoline Boy, we are invited to understand how he sees the world. His favorite thing to do is jump up and down, up and down on his trampoline. Kids walk by and tease him, but he remains steadfast and...

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All of us  by Carin Berger

All of us

Carin Berger

Picture book

"Simple text and collage illustrations remind the reader that we are stronger together than alone."--Provided by publisher.

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Get that ball!  by Judy Corbalis

Get that ball!

Judy Corbalis

Picture book

"Tom and his gran are playing penalty shoot-out when things go wrong and the ball escapes... Now, wherever it leads them, from the park to the highstreet and beyond to the depths of the ocean and way up high in the sky, Tom and Gran must Get that...

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Animal facts & jokes  by John Townsend

Animal facts & jokes

John Townsend

Book

What do you call an elephant that never washes? A smellyphant. This smart, entertaining book combines information with gut-busting gags -- so it's totally gross and awesome! Kids will LOL as they learn such cool and yucky things as: many creatures make...

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Body facts & jokes / written by John Townsend, illustrated by David Antram by John Townsend

Body facts & jokes / written by John Townsend, illustrated by David Antram

John Townsend

Book

Did you know that every time you sneeze you kill thousands of brain cells? Or that in your lifetime, you'll eat over 35 tons of food -- the weight of about seven elephants? This entertaining collection tells you all about your body, from bacteria and...

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History facts & jokes  by John Townsend

History facts & jokes

John Townsend

Book

Take a gross and funny trip back in time. Learn all about Roman toilets (which were never cleaned!), food in the Middle Ages (stuffed porpoise stomach), and creepy cures (boiled worms), as well as executions, the Black Death, and jobs you'd NEVER want...

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Science facts & jokes  by John Townsend

Science facts & jokes

John Townsend

Book

Enjoy a little fun, foul science! Find out about stinky space stations, disease busters, criminal forensics, and, of course, pure geniuses and mad scientists. Children will love every one of these weird and crazy facts and jokes, whether they're about...

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Look and say what you see in the town  by Sebastien Braun

Look and say what you see in the town

Sebastien Braun

Picture book

"From fruit and vegetables at the market to flowers and birds in the snowy garden, this look-and-say book for little ones is a great way to start learning about nature around the town. The spot-and-find aspect is perfect for the youngest of readers to...

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The Romans  by Richard Platt

The Romans

Richard Platt

Book

Learn how the Romans used technology.

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Happy birthday, Pinkie Pie.

Happy birthday, Pinkie Pie.

Picture book

"It's Pinkie Pie's birthday, but oh dear - all her pony friends are too busy to help her celebrate! Little does she know, they've been hard at work planning the best suprise party ever."--Provided by publisher.

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How to be an elephant  by Katherine Roy

How to be an elephant

Katherine Roy

Book

"This nonfiction picture book follows an elephant's growth from a newborn calf to a full-grown adult in one of the most socially and structurally complex family groups on earth."--

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My first cookie & cake decorating book

My first cookie & cake decorating book

Book

35 step-by-step cookie and cake decorating projects for children aged 7-plus.

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Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa  by Joan Holub

Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa

Joan Holub

Book

Perseus and the Olympians face off against the Monstrous Medusa in this Heroes in Training adventure.

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The dress-up box  by Patrick Guest

The dress-up box

Patrick Guest

Picture book

"The Frolleys have to move from their beloved house at 32 Sunshine Avenue to a place with dripping taps, stinky carpets and ants. But they have brought something with them that can turn any house into a home. The Dress-Up Box is a story about childho...

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When Paul met Artie  by Greg Neri

When Paul met Artie

Greg Neri

Book

Long before they became one of the most beloved and successful duos of all time, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were just two kids growing up in Queens, New York -- best friends who met in a sixth-grade production of Alice in Wonderland and bonded over...

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Sewing for children  by Emma Hardy

Sewing for children

Emma Hardy

Book

Sewing by hand for children aged 3 and up.

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Ninja kid!  by Anh Do

Ninja kid!

Anh Do

Book

Nelson's a nerd! Unfit, uncool...totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he's a Ninja! the last ninja on earth! How's he going to save the world when he can't even get his undies on the right way?! With the help of G...

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Fox girl and the white gazelle  by Victoria Williamson

Fox girl and the white gazelle

Victoria Williamson

Book

Reema runs to remember the life she left behind in Syria. Caylin runs to find what she's lost. Under the grey Glasgow skies, twelve-year-old refugee Reema is struggling to find her place in a new country, with a new language and without her brother. But...

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Dr. Seuss's 100 first words  by Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss's 100 first words

Dr Seuss

Picture book

"This super-sturdy board book introduces babies and toddlers to 100 essential first words. Illustrated with images from Dr. Seuss' most beloved, classic books, the book also features Little Cats A-Z--the tiny cats from The Cat in the Hat Comes Back -...

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Baby dinosaur  by Dawn Sirett

Baby dinosaur

Dawn Sirett

Picture book

"From bumpy scales to tough, pointy horns, there are all sorts of dinosaur textures for baby to explore in this sturdy book."--Provided by publisher.

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 by illustrator Gwé (Illustrator)

illustrator Gwé (Illustrator)

Picture book

"In Farmyard Friends, babies will squeal with happiness when they see the funny animals in this book. From adorable ducklings to bouncy sheep, there are lots of friendly animal characters and the pages have large textured areas to touch and explore. This...

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Dinosaurs don't draw  by Elli Woollard

Dinosaurs don't draw

Elli Woollard

Picture book

"Dinosaurs chomp and clomp and stamp and stomp, but apparently they don't ever draw. Except for one creative young dinosaur who just can't seem to stop! He transforms rocks, chalk, sticks and mud into the most wonderful works of art - much to the confusion...

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One day a dot  by Ian Lendler

One day a dot

Ian Lendler

Picture book

"Starting with one tiny dot and continuing through the Big Bang to the rise of human societies, the story of our universe is told in simple and vivid terms. But the biggest question of all cannot be answered: Where did that one dot come from?"--Amazo...

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Prince George goes to school  by Caryl Hart

Prince George goes to school

Caryl Hart

Picture book

"Prince George is starting school! There will be new faces, new friends, lots of new things to learn ...as well as new challenges, like sharing! How will the young royal enjoy his latest epic adventure? This hilarious, fun-packed royal story is the p...

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Brick by brick dinosaurs  by Warren Elsmore

Brick by brick dinosaurs

Warren Elsmore

Book

Learn how to build more than 15 amazing prehistoric projects, with clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions.

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The chocolate factory ghost  by David (Children's author) O'Connell

The chocolate factory ghost

David (Children's author) O'Connell

Book

Archie McBudge knows his lucky underpants must really work because when he and his mum are summoned to Honeystone Hall in the remote Scottish village of Dundoodle, they find Archie has inherited not only the enormous hall, but the whole of the world-...

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Iguana Boy saves the world with a triple cheese pizza  by James Bishop

Iguana Boy saves the world with a triple cheese pizza

James Bishop

Book

Dylan has wanted a superpower for as long as he can remember, especially since his brother and sister have got really cool ones. But when his wish finally comes true, Dylan is mightily disappointed. For Dylan has become Iguana Boy. He can talk to Iguanas...

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Unofficial Minecraft STEM lab for kids  by John Miller

Unofficial Minecraft STEM lab for kids

John Miller

Book

"In Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids, you'll find a collection of creative projects that make learning science, technology, engineering, and math exciting and fun for the whole family. Start with a Minecraft lesson that gets beginners up to speed...

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Once upon a bedtime  by David Melling

Once upon a bedtime

David Melling

Picture book

"As the sun was setting on Sleepy Street Rabbit and the others began yawning - follow the friends as they settle down to sleep."--Cataloguer.

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Eve and the hidden giant  by Jess Black

Eve and the hidden giant

Jess Black

Book

Eve is back in Marigold for holidays. On a bushwalk with Oscar, she finds a crystal in the shape of giant and the two friends are snatched up by a gale and blown to an island where giants make their homes. Their world is being destroyed by a band of ...

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Eve and the Griffith's gold  by Jess Black

Eve and the Griffith's gold

Jess Black

Book

Eve knows that life of a crystal keeper is filled with danger, but this time it's close to home. When Eve's grandmother and her best friend Oscar visit Eve at home, a griffin calls for their urgent help. In Dracburn, the griffins are terrorised by gr...

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Chasing Helicity  by Ginger Zee

Chasing Helicity

Ginger Zee

Book

Thirteen-year-old Helicity, not a victim of a horrific tornado but a survivor, connects with a local meteorologist and other stormchasers who support her plan to become one of them.

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The key to Skull Rock by Bill Scollon

The key to Skull Rock

Bill Scollon

Book

"A note from Peter Pan sends Jake and his crew on a treasure hunt to Skull Rock. A special treasure is locked away there, and Peter has given Jake the key! But that old codfish Hook takes the key and leads Jake on a chase across the Never Sea. Will Jake...

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Bear's story  by Claire Freedman

Bear's story

Claire Freedman

Picture book

"When Bear's favourite Big Book of Stories falls apart, he is determined to write some stories of his own. He ventures into the forest for inspiration, but writing is harder than he thinks - and he soon discovers that he needs a lot of help from his friends....

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Bugging Out  by John Kloepfer

Bugging Out

John Kloepfer

Book

The only thing worse than monsters? Bugs. Billions of them. Just when Freddie Liddle thought he could catch a break, a new kind of terror infests his town: slimy, disgusting, man-eating, self-replicating bugs. But these aren't just any pests - these bugs...

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