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All kids new titles

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Find out what's new and cool! Fun and fascinating fiction and nonfiction for pre-school and school age kids. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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きみの町で  by 重松清

きみの町で

重松清

Book

大切な友だちや家族を、突然失ってしまったきみ。人を好きになる、という初めての気持ちに、とまどっているきみ。「仲良しグループ」の陰口におびえてしまうきみ。「面白い奴」を演じていて、ほんとうの自分がわからなくなったきみ―――。正解のない問いや、うまくいかないことにぶつかり、悩むときもある。でも、生きることを好きでいてほしい。作家が少年少女のためにつづった小さな物語集。

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Spring after spring  by Stéphanie Roth Sisson

Spring after spring

Stéphanie Roth Sisson

Book

As a child, Rachel Carson lived by the rhythms of the natural world. Spring after spring, year after year, she observed how all living things are connected. And as an adult, Rachel watched and listened as the natural world she loved so much began to ...

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The thing about Oliver  by Deborah Kelly

The thing about Oliver

Deborah Kelly

Book

Sometimes I feel just like the glass in my fish tank - people look right through me. Twelve-year-old Tilly dreams of becoming a marine scientist, but she doesn't even own a swimsuit. She lives in a drought- stricken town with her mum and younger brot...

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Yasmin the zookeeper  by Saadia Faruqi

Yasmin the zookeeper

Saadia Faruqi

Book

Yasmin's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, and Yasmin is thrilled when she is chosen to help feed the monkeys; but when she trips and spills their food both she and the monkeys are upset--until she remembers that she has fruit in her lunch bag...

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Using insulin  by Harriet Brundle

Using insulin

Harriet Brundle

Book

Sometimes we all need a little help from our friends. Come and meet the Human Body Helpers - our trusty team of helping hands. Find out about the gadgets and gizmos our bodies can rely on. Whether a friend for life or only here for a little while these...

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Wearing an artificial limb  by Harriet Brundle

Wearing an artificial limb

Harriet Brundle

Book

Sometimes we all need a little help from our friends. Come and meet the Human Body Helpers - our trusty team of helping hands. Find out about the gadgets and gizmos our bodies can rely on. Whether a friend for life or only here for a little while these...

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Oxford Roald Dahl thesaurus  by Roald Dahl

Oxford Roald Dahl thesaurus

Roald Dahl

Book

This is a phizz-whizzing thesaurus of words invented by No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl and hundreds of real synonyms gathered together in themes. It's jammed full of words, Quentin Blake's illustrations, and language snippets to inspire children to write...

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The skies above my eyes  by Charlotte Guillain

The skies above my eyes

Charlotte Guillain

Book

Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space, and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina book that opens out to an impressive 8 feet long, perfect for inquisitive young minds. Have you ever looked up and...

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Our house is on fire  by Jeanette Winter

Our house is on fire

Jeanette Winter

Book

Tells the story of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change.

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Shadows of Winterspell  by Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Shadows of Winterspell

Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Book

Stella has been living behind the magic of the forest for most of her life. Lonely, she enrolls at the local school, and as she begins to make friends, she discovers that she is even more different than she thought. But as autumn turns to magical win...

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Champions of change  by Naomi Watkins

Champions of change

Naomi Watkins

Book

The effort to gain women's rights in the United states began at a convention in New York State. But it was in the Western United States--Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho--where the women's movement found its first great triumphs. In this book meet ...

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The everything kids' basketball book  by Bob Schaller

The everything kids' basketball book

Bob Schaller

Book

Provides information on basketball skills, the history of the sport, the National Basketball League, college and high school basketball, notable players and their positions, and famous coaches.

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Art sparks  by Marion Abrams

Art sparks

Marion Abrams

Book

Kids love arts and crafts and every kid can be an artist with this book as their guide. Working with basic art supplies - from paint, markers, paper, and glue to household finds like cardboard boxes and fabric scraps - children learn that as long as they...

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Little libraries, big heroes  by Miranda Paul

Little libraries, big heroes

Miranda Paul

Book

From an award-winning author and illustrator, the inspiring story of how the Little Free Library organization brings communities together through books, from founder Todd Bol's first installation to the creation of more than 75,000 mini-libraries around...

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Troy Aikman  by Clarence Hill

Troy Aikman

Clarence Hill

Book

A biography, in association with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, of Troy Aikman that explores his early life and career as an NFL player.

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The wheels on the garbage truck  by Jeffrey Burton

The wheels on the garbage truck

Jeffrey Burton

Picture book

An action-packed yet adorable story, The Wheels on the Garbage Truck is the second book in a new series that is perfect for parents and little ones who love things that go. Follow the garbage truck around town as cuddly animal garbage collectors clean...

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What Riley wore  by Elana K Arnold

What Riley wore

Elana K Arnold

Picture book

Gender-creative Riley knows just what to wear for every occasion during a busy week with family and friends.

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Double cross  by Beth McMullen

Double cross

Beth McMullen

Book

While participating in The Challenge at Briar Academy, Abby and friends learn that their nemesis is using Briar as headquarters for planning an attack, and that The Ghost has inside help.

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Breathing makes it better  by Christopher Willard

Breathing makes it better

Christopher Willard

Book

An engaging and interactive story showing children ages 3-6 the power of breath when dealing with new and difficult emotions. Read aloud and breathe along with this sweet story teaching children how to navigate powerful emotions like anger, fear, sad...

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Hasina  by Michelle Aung Thin

Hasina

Michelle Aung Thin

Book

The men come at night. The first Hasina knows of it is her aunt's voice, urgent, full of fear. 'Up, up. Get up! ' The second thing is smoke. Then there is a scream. 'Run,' her father shouts. 'And don't stop!' Hasina races deep into the Rakhine forest...

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The silent thaw  by Erin Hunter

The silent thaw

Erin Hunter

Book

ThunderClan's leader, Bramblestar, has been behaving erratically after losing one of his nine lives, and suspicion is quickly spreading across Clan borders. And when a strange apparition sparks unrest in SkyClan and ShadowClan, each warrior must decide...

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The wishmakers  by Tyler Whitesides

The wishmakers

Tyler Whitesides

Book

"Ace unwittingly releases a genie from a peanut butter jar and gets unlimited wishes that he must learn to use with their consequences before all the world's cats and dogs turn into zombies who will eat mankind."--

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Hurricane child  by Kheryn Callender

Hurricane child

Kheryn Callender

Book

Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl--and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline's missing mother.

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Treasure hunters  by James Patterson

Treasure hunters

James Patterson

Book

"Following clues left by their missing father, twelve-year-old twins Bickford and Rebecca Kidd sail from the Caribbean to New York City with their siblings to finish the dangerous quest of their world-famous treasure-hunting parents"--Provided by pub...

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library  by Chris Grabenstein

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

Chris Grabenstein

Book

"Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--Publis...

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Measly Middle Ages  by Terry Deary

Measly Middle Ages

Terry Deary

Book

This history book offers the chance to read about subdued women, strange medicines and some nutty knights of the Middle Ages among other things!

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The Kingfisher nature encyclopedia  by David Burnie

The Kingfisher nature encyclopedia

David Burnie

Book

Exploring every major plant and animal group on Earth, a comprehensive reference looks at the development of life on the planet, the various plant and animals kingdoms that exist today and the world's habitats and ecosystems.

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Rival revenge  by Jessica Burkhart

Rival revenge

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"And you thought they were out of the running...The truth is out about whether or not Julia and Alison really cheated on the exam. Now they're back, and this time, they're not just in it to win it--they're out for revenge. A dish definitely best serv...

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Fire truck to the rescue!  by Sonia Sander

Fire truck to the rescue!

Sonia Sander

Book

There's a fire in LEGO City. The fire-fighters are in their fire truck and on their way. With their tall ladder and the very best equipment they'll save the day.

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Black Canary. Ignite by Meg Cabot

Black Canary. Ignite

Meg Cabot

Book

"Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance is in a rock band with her two best friends and has a good relationship with her mom, but when a mysterious figure threatens her friends and family, she learns more about herself and her mother's secret past."--Provided...

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Super sons. Book 2, The Foxglove mission by Ridley Pearson

Super sons. Book 2, The Foxglove mission

Ridley Pearson

Book

"With their hometown in ruins, Jon and Ian are on a mission to find a sample of the deadly virus that is threatening Wyndemere and Jon's mother, Lois Lane. Meanwhile, Candace follows clues that hold the key to her destiny as she unlocks powerful abilities...

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Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys. The case of the missing adults by Scott Bryan Wilson

Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys. The case of the missing adults

Scott Bryan Wilson

Book

"Eating candy nonstop and watching TV all day sounds great . . . until you actually do it, as the kids of Bayport High find out when all the adults vanish, and the world's greatest (high school) detectives--the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew!--have to team...

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Marvel action. (Book 2) Avengers. by Matthew K. Manning

Marvel action. (Book 2) Avengers.

Matthew K. Manning

Book

"Magic and mayhem collide for more mighty Marvel action in this new adventure featuring Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Thor, Captain Marvel, and Doctor Strange have gone missing! Forced to face fiendish foes without their teammates, can the rest of the Av...

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What's so great about Bach?  by Sam Rogers

What's so great about Bach?

Sam Rogers

Book

"If you ever study music, chances are that you will end up hearing the name "Bach" somewhere along the line. The German composer is one of the most famous musicians of all time, and throughout his life he penned absolutely beautiful music that is still...

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Tom Gates is absolutely fantastic (at some things)  by Liz Pichon

Tom Gates is absolutely fantastic (at some things)

Liz Pichon

Book

This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories. "Exciting News! Mr Fullerman announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'! Which should be fun. As long as I don't get stuck in a group with anyone...

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Pegasus and the origins of Olympus  by Kate O'Hearn

Pegasus and the origins of Olympus

Kate O'Hearn

Book

A deadly plague has struck Olympus. While the Olympians fade one by one, Emily's heart breaks as she watches Pegasus slip away. Determined to save him, Emily embarks on an investigation that takes her back in time to the origins of Olympus and to the...

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Masquerade  by Jessica Burkhart

Masquerade

Jessica Burkhart

Book

After winning a blue ribbon in her first show as a Canterwood Crest Academy student, Lauren and her friends begin planning a masquerade party to celebrate Halloween and Lauren's thirteenth birthday.

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Scandals, rumors, lies  by Jessica Burkhart

Scandals, rumors, lies

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"Things are coming to a boil at the elite Canterwood Crest Academy. And now... an anonymous tell-all blog featuring Sasha & Co. is turning secrets iinto campus wide scandals. So who's the hater? The girl with everything to lose, or the girl who has a...

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Unfriendly competition  by Jessica Burkhart

Unfriendly competition

Jessica Burkhart

Book

Sasha Silver has got it all--a hot boyfriend, a place on the YENT, and the perfect BFF. But Sasha gets a surprise blast from the past when Lauren Towers, a superstar rider from Sasha's hometown, enrolls at Canterwood. Will Lauren become Sasha's friend...

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Elite ambition  by Jessica Burkhart

Elite ambition

Jessica Burkhart

Book

When Sasha Silver becomes the most popular girl at Canterwood Crest Academy, she must figure out a way to deal with her old friends Paige and Callie and the boy she has a crush on.

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Home sweet drama  by Jessica Burkhart

Home sweet drama

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"If the girls have learned anything, it's that only the strong survive at Canterwood Crest Academy. Just ask Jasmine.... Oh, whoops. You can't -- she's back at Wellington Prep. Well, then, ask Heather Fox. After all, she's the lone Queen Bee left standing....

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Triple fault  by Jessica Burkhart

Triple fault

Jessica Burkhart

Book

Heather pretends to date Jacob just to mess with Sasha, a new girl is so competitive that she makes Heather look tame, and a former BFF has a new hobby: stealing boyfriends.

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Chasing blue  by Jessica Burkhart

Chasing blue

Jessica Burkhart

Book

When Heather starts spending a little too much quality time with Sasha's almost-boyfriend, Jacob, their partnership is put to the ultimate test.

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Take the reins  by Jessica Burkhart

Take the reins

Jessica Burkhart

Book

When Sasha Silver and her horse, Charm, arrive on the campus of the elite Canterwood Crest Academy, Sasha knows that she's in trouble. She's not exactly welcomed with open arms. One group of girls in particular is used to being the best, the brightest,...

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The Christmas unicorn  by Anna Currey

The Christmas unicorn

Anna Currey

Picture book

Christmas is just days away. A little girl called Milly and her Mum are staying at Grandpa's house. Dad has been kept away but will join them just as soon as he can. But Milly feels a little forlorn, away from her friends and without her Dad. And the...

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Bricks & tricks  by Joachim Klang

Bricks & tricks

Joachim Klang

Book

As the ultimate powerful construction toy, LEGO® offers endless possibilities - just give your imagination free reign! In order to assist you in this, our authors are revealing a wide range of construction techniques, also using various new bricks which...

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Mr. Penguin and the catastrophic cruise  by Alex T. Smith

Mr. Penguin and the catastrophic cruise

Alex T. Smith

Book

Mr Penguin is boarding a luxury cruise ship. He doesn't like water, and he can't swim, but his friend Colin is performing with the Ladies Choir on board - and anyway, Mr Penguin feels like a rest after some busy Adventuring. What's more, fish finger ...

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Dreaming of horses  by Nicola Jane Swinney

Dreaming of horses

Nicola Jane Swinney

Book

Discover what makes each breed individual, as the horse's strength, skill, grace and origins are revealed. Includes breathtaking photographs to awe and inspire.

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The wild folk rising  by Sylvia V. Linsteadt

The wild folk rising

Sylvia V. Linsteadt

Book

The City Brothers thought the Country a barren place. Now they know it's teeming with stargold, Country girl Comfrey and City boy Tin must save the magical Wild Folk from their evil clutches. On a journey from the deadly Underworld to the highest mou...

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Reindeer recovery  by Lucy Daniels

Reindeer recovery

Lucy Daniels

Book

Helping animals, having fun! A cracking bumper-length Christmas special with two stories in one! Amelia and Sam are excited because it is nearly Christmas. This year's celebrations are going to be the best ever - because real reindeer are visiting the...

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Legacy  by Shannon Messenger

Legacy

Shannon Messenger

Book

Illusions shatter--and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices--in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes...

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Animals  by Ingela P. Arrhenius

Animals

Ingela P. Arrhenius

Picture book

On every page of this large book there is an illustration of an animal, with the word caption of the animal it is. A first book to introduce animals to young children.

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Treasure Island  by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Book

"Fifteen men on the dead man's chest-Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! When young Jim Hawkins discovers a map showing the way to Captain Flint's treasure, he and Squire Trelawney set sail on the Hispaniola to search for the gold. Little do they know that...

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Peppa's Christmas wish.

Peppa's Christmas wish.

Picture book

"Will Peppa's Christmas wish come true? Join Peppa and George for some Christmas magic!--Back cover.

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Comeback  by Jessica Burkhart

Comeback

Jessica Burkhart

Book

After recovering from an accident, Lauren is about to participate in an equestrian competition that will determine her future, but someone from her past makes an unexpected appearance in her life.

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Popular  by Jessica Burkhart

Popular

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"Popular is Lauren's status, at last. She's fitting in, flirting with a tres cute boy, studying till 4:00 a.m., and prepping for an upcoming show. The swirl of activity leads to misunderstandings with her new bestie. An intervention will force LT to...

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Honk that horn!  by Justin Spelvin

Honk that horn!

Justin Spelvin

Picture book

"All the trucks are making noise in Trucktown today. Follow your favorites and find out what sounds they are making!"--P. [4] of cover.

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City secrets  by Jessica Burkhart

City secrets

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"Sasha is in New York City for break, just like she'd planned. What she hadn't planned was that she'd be staying with Heather Fox in her Park Avenue penthouse, and spending her time shopping, riding, and (could it be?) having a blast. Is Sasha caught...

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Little white lies  by Jessica Burkhart

Little white lies

Jessica Burkhart

Book

"Sasha is with Eric. Callie is with Jacob. And Callie and Sasha are finally BFFs again. Life is perfect as it's ever been at Canterwood. So when Sasha learns of a secret that could destroy all of her relationships, she's willing to tell a few white...

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Running with the horses  by Alison Lester

Running with the horses

Alison Lester

Book

Celebrating the turbulent history of the famous Spanish Riding School, Running With The Horses is a picture book for all ages from an international star. Nina and her father live in a beautiful riding school famous for their Lipizzaners - precious, r...

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Catching fire  by Suzanne Collins

Catching fire

Suzanne Collins

Book

By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an...

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Black Beauty  by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell

Book

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

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The fox went out on a chilly night  by Peter Spier

The fox went out on a chilly night

Peter Spier

Picture book

The countryside of New England is depicted in the pictures accompanying this folk song in which a fox travels many miles to get dinner for his wife and ten cubs.

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The Treasure tree

The Treasure tree

Book

Four animal friends trying to get to a treasure find that their different personalities make each of them a valuable member of the search team and that the very best treasure is knowing how much they love and need each other.

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Beautiful bananas  by Elizabeth Laird

Beautiful bananas

Elizabeth Laird

Picture book

"Beatrice wants to give her granddad a beautiful bunch of bananas. But on her way through the jungle, one animal after another causes big trouble. Will Beatrice ever get to Granddad's house with her present?"--Back cover.

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Earth  by Steve Jenkins

Earth

Steve Jenkins

Book

How old is the earth? Where is the ice three miles thick? Why are volcanoes so dangerous? Where are the wettest and driest spots on the planet? Find the answers to these questions -- and many more -- in Earth by the numbers.

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Dr Maggie's grand tour of the solar system  by Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Dr Maggie's grand tour of the solar system

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Book

Embark on a mind-blowing visual journey and visit the most magnificent sights and spectacles outer space has to offer. From the celestial bodies that surround us and their incredible characteristics, to the many moons, asteroids, comets, space stations...

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The wee that animals pee  by Paul Mason

The wee that animals pee

Paul Mason

Book

Welcome to the weird world of animal wee! Find out which animals are the fastest at peeing, which animals don't actually pee and how animal wee can save the planet! Impress friends with "would you wee-lieve it?" wacky animal wee facts and discover th...

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A Daisy at the beach  by Holly Anna

A Daisy at the beach

Holly Anna

Book

While spending the day at the beach, Daisy's imaginary friend Posey turns her into a mermaid and they help a lost octopus reunite with her friends.

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Persephone & the giant flowers  by Joan Holub

Persephone & the giant flowers

Joan Holub

Book

Persephone enlists the help of Athena to convince the powerful Zeus to give her the gift of good luck so she can help her favorite flowers grow big and strong.

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The Fowl twins  by Eoin Colfer

The Fowl twins

Eoin Colfer

Book

Myles and Beckett Fowl are twins but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is impeccably neat, has an IQ of 170, and 3D prints a fresh suit every day – just like his older brother,...

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I thought I saw a... penguin!  by Lydia Nichols

I thought I saw a... penguin!

Lydia Nichols

Picture book

This silly but stylish slider book is sure to give little ones a giggle. They'll love joining in with a game of hide-and-seek as they move the sliders to reveal the penguin hiding in every scene. Is it swimming in the sea? Or playing in the sand? Just...

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Wrecking ball  by Jeff Kinney

Wrecking ball

Jeff Kinney

Book

An unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home. But they soon find that construction isn't all it's cracked up to be. When things get rough, will the Heffleys be able to stay ... or will they be forced...

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Abigail  by Catherine Rayner

Abigail

Catherine Rayner

Picture book

Abigail loves to count. It is her very favourite thing. But when she tries counting Zebra's stripes and Cheetah's spots, they just won't sit still.

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Little Miss Princess and the pea  by Adam Hargreaves

Little Miss Princess and the pea

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

When poor Little Miss Princess gets caught in a storm and her coach is stuck in the mud she is very pleased to see the lights of a house in the distance. Unfortunately the house belongs to Mr Uppity one of the rudest men in the world and he's not at ...

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100 most disgusting things on the planet  by Anna Claybourne

100 most disgusting things on the planet

Anna Claybourne

Book

"Presents facts about disgusting things, organized into such categories as animals, food, and the human body."--Publisher's description.

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Madeline  by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline

Ludwig Bemelmans

Picture book

Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.

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What do you say, dear?  by Sesyle Joslin

What do you say, dear?

Sesyle Joslin

Book

Offers advice on how to cope correctly with a variety of common and uncommon social situations.

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Mr. Putter and Tabby pour the tea  by Cynthia Rylant

Mr. Putter and Tabby pour the tea

Cynthia Rylant

Book

Mr. Putter gets an old cat to share his life with him.

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Moving Molly  by Shirley Hughes

Moving Molly

Shirley Hughes

Picture book

Molly is lonely after her family's move from the city to the country, but she adjusts with the help of her new next-door neighbours.

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Madeline in London  by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline in London

Ludwig Bemelmans

Picture book

When the ambassador moves to London, the twelve little girls go to visit his son, Madeline has an adventure on a horse, and the horse returns to Paris with the girls.

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Cryptid creatures  by Kelly Milner Halls

Cryptid creatures

Kelly Milner Halls

Book

Cryptozoology is the study of mysterious creatures that fall between the realm of real and imaginary on the scientific spectrum. Cryptid Creatures: A Field Guide offers a closer look at fifty of these amazing creatures, examining the best possible evidence...

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The burning queen  by Kathryn Lasky

The burning queen

Kathryn Lasky

Book

Forced to abandon Princess Elizabeth when Mary ascends the English throne, Rose sews elaborate gowns for Mary's upcoming coronation before violently escalating attacks on Protestants compel her to escape into her own time.

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The velveteen rabbit ; by Margery Williams Bianco

The velveteen rabbit ;

Margery Williams Bianco

Book

He didn't mind how he looked to other people, because the nursery magic had made him Real, and when you are Real shabbiness doesn't matter. In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit,...

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Return to Wonderland

Return to Wonderland

Book

Return to Lewis Carroll's Wonderland with this stunning collection of original stories from today's biggest children's authors - Peter Bunzl, Pamela Butchart, Maz Evans, Swapna Haddow, Patrice Lawrence, Chris Smith, Robin Stevens, Lauren St John, Lis...

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The super chef contest  by Geronimo Stilton

The super chef contest

Geronimo Stilton

Book

"My cousin Trap was entering the Super Chef Contest, which determines the best cook on Mouse Island--and he was bringing me along as an assistant. Slimy Swiss cheese, I don't know the first thing about cooking fancy dishes--and I didn't think Trap di...

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The enchanted woods  by Shirley Barber

The enchanted woods

Shirley Barber

Book

There is soon to be a royal wedding in Fairyland - but the royal couple needs a mortal to attend, for that will bring happiness and good luck to their marriage. So Sarah Jane flies with fairies to Fairyland, where she witnesses the wedding of the Fairy...

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The hodgeheg  by Dick King-Smith

The hodgeheg

Dick King-Smith

Book

The hedgehog family of Number 5A long to reach the park across the road, but the traffic is so busy it is impossible to cross in safety. Young Max had noticed that humans are able to cross the road quite easily so, as he points out to his Pa one evening,...

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Ultimate weatherpedia  by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

Ultimate weatherpedia

Stephanie Warren Drimmer

Book

From understanding how weather forms in Earth's atmosphere to surviving extreme heat waves and record-breaking cold temperatures, everything you want to know about weather is in Ultimate Weatherpedia.

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Sofia Valdez, future prez  by Andrea Beaty

Sofia Valdez, future prez

Andrea Beaty

Picture book

When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process.

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Through the magic mirror  by Anthony Browne

Through the magic mirror

Anthony Browne

Picture book

Toby is fed up. Fed up with books, fed up with toys, fed up with everything. But when he walks through the magic mirror, things are amazingly different. Toby can hardly believe his eyes!--Cover.

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Madeline's Christmas  by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline's Christmas

Ludwig Bemelmans

Picture book

With everyone else sick in bed with a cold on Christmas Eve, it is up to Madeline to run the school and she finds a remarkable helper in a rug-selling magician.

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