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Sky high!  by Gareth P. Jones

Sky high!

Gareth P. Jones

Book

When a visitor turns up unannounced at Dirk's office with a new case to be solved, all is not as it seems. A Sea Dragon has disappeared and the only clue left at the scene of the crime is the ashy outline of an elusive Sky Dragon. As Dirk and Holly's...

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The Storm Keepers' battle  by Catherine Doyle

The Storm Keepers' battle

Catherine Doyle

Book

Fionn Boyle, Storm Keeper of Arranmore, is facing the fight of his life. The terrifying all- powerful sorceress Morrigan has been raised from the dead and has sealed off the island from all help. Fionn is the only thing that stands between her and a ...

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A class full of lizards  by Alison Hart

A class full of lizards

Alison Hart

Book

It's my first day back at school after the holidays and I've already got three burning questions: 1) When is my family's disgusting diet going to end? 2) How will I finish my group project on time? 3) Why is my best friend Alex suddenly not talking to...

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The secrets we share  by Nova Weetman

The secrets we share

Nova Weetman

Book

Clem is slowly rebuilding her life after a house fire destroyed everything. She's about to start high school with her two best friends and she's finally settled into living with her dad in their tiny flat. But when her mum unexpectedly moves in, Clem...

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Rivals  by Tom Greenwald

Rivals

Tom Greenwald

Book

The people of Walthorne love their basketball-and one of the things they love most is the special rivalry between the Walthorne North Middle School Cougars and the Walthorne South Middle School Panthers. As the season begins, two star players are feeling...

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Aisha and Silver  by Julie Sykes

Aisha and Silver

Julie Sykes

Book

Imagine a school where you meet your own unicorn and have amazing adventures together! That's what happens for the girls at Unicorn Academy on beautiful Unicorn Island. Aisha and her friendly unicorn, Silver, are having lots of fun at Unicorn Academy,...

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Let's plant a garden!  by Kristen L. Depken

Let's plant a garden!

Kristen L. Depken

Book

Barbie, her sisters, and their puppies celebrate the spring season by planting their first vegetable garden.

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Pete the Cat 5-minute bedtime stories  by Kim Dean

Pete the Cat 5-minute bedtime stories

Kim Dean

Book

Snuggle up with your favorite blue cat in these twelve groovy bedtime adventures! Join Pete the Cat as he hosts a fun slumber party, helps the tooth fairy, camps out in the wilderness, and so much more. Each of these stories is an ideal length for re...

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The accidental volcano  by Jonathan Messinger

The accidental volcano

Jonathan Messinger

Book

Finn Caspian and his friends are excited to explore a brand-new planet... until Finn's mom makes them bring along an annoying new robot named Voltronix Zu. Putting up with Voltronix's bragging is bad enough, but can the four friends find a way to save...

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Stick Dog meets his match  by Tom Watson

Stick Dog meets his match

Tom Watson

Book

Tom Watson's hilarious series continues, and Stick Dog gets a girlfriend?! Well, not before Stick Dog's day spins out of control first. As he and his friends work to rescue a hyper Karen from a really deep hole, Poo-Poo catches a scent. It's meat! Ma...

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Race team  by Dennis R. Shealy

Race team

Dennis R. Shealy

Book

"Red-hot race car Lightning McQueen and his faithful trailer, Mack, are back on the road--and headed to another big race McQueen and Mack are joined by all of their friends."--Provided by publisher.

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Crash, boom, roar!  by Susan Amerikaner

Crash, boom, roar!

Susan Amerikaner

Book

"Arlo and Spot hear a variety of sounds on their journey to find a way home."--Provided by publisher.

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Surf princess  by Chelsea Eberly

Surf princess

Chelsea Eberly

Book

"When Merliah travels to Australia for a surfing tournament, a jealous competitor steals her mermaid magic and releases the evil Eris from her prison, and Merliah must save the mermaid kingdom without her mermaid powers."--Provided by publisher.

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The skeleton key mystery  by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The skeleton key mystery

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Book

The Aldens try out a Halloween escape room. The puzzle are fun to solve. But when eerie events start scaring people away, the children find a much bigger case to crack.

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Oddity  by Eli Brown

Oddity

Eli Brown

Book

The daughter of a murdered physician vows to protect the magical Oddity he left behind in an alternate nineteenth century where a failed Louisiana Purchase has locked a young Unified States into conflict with France. It's the early 1800s, and Clover ...

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The Mandalorian  by Joe Schreiber

The Mandalorian

Joe Schreiber

Book

After the fall of the Empire but before the emergence of the First Order, a lone bounty hunter known as The Mandalorian travels the outer reaches of the galaxy. When his newest bounty hunting target turns out to be a small Child, the Mandalorian decides...

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A glasshouse of stars  by Shirley Marr

A glasshouse of stars

Shirley Marr

Book

Meixing Lim and her family have arrived at the New House in the New Land, inherited from First Uncle who died tragically and unexpectedly while picking oranges in the backyard. Everything is vast and unknown to Meixing and not in a good way, including...

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Drum roll please... it's Stevie Louise  by Tanya Hennessy

Drum roll please... it's Stevie Louise

Tanya Hennessy

Book

Stevie has a plan. She's going to have fun, make money, and most importantly, make sure the Brooke Street kids stay best friends forever. Then a new neighbour arrives and threatens to derail all Stevie's plans. And then real disaster strikes. But the...

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Cardboard cowboys  by Brian Conaghan

Cardboard cowboys

Brian Conaghan

Book

Even though I found him living in a house made of cardboard, Bruce is a massive legend. FACT. So this mine and Bruce's story. You don't have to believe it happened, but it did. All of it. Nobody at school can see past Lenny's size to the person within....

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44 tiny acrobats  by Sylvia Bishop

44 tiny acrobats

Sylvia Bishop

Book

Join brave and spirited heroine Betsy and her forty-four tiny mice in a thrilling new adventure. When Fry's Circus of Wonders pitches its tent opposite Betsy's house, Betsy feels a strange sense of longing. But Grandad can't even bear to look at it -...

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Silver and gold  by Cathy Hapka

Silver and gold

Cathy Hapka

Book

Val is excited to go on one more adventure with her friend Wallace before school starts, but Wallace's friend Carlos keeps butting in.

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Midnight train  by Angie Sage

Midnight train

Angie Sage

Book

In the second magical volume of the Enchanter's Child duology, the bestselling author of the Septimus Heap series, Angie Sage, crafts a stunning finale filled with humor, drama, and nonstop action, just right for fantasy-adventure lovers. In the first...

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Danger at the Iron Dragon  by Carolyn Keene

Danger at the Iron Dragon

Carolyn Keene

Book

Nancy, Bess, and George's Jiu-Jitsu class at Iron Dragon MMA takes a dark turn when they discover a threatening message at the front desk, leading Nancy to investigate whether a rival academy is to blame.

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Dragon fury  by Lisa McMann

Dragon fury

Lisa McMann

Book

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artime, their younger twin sisters journey beyond Artime in the sixth novel in the New York Times bestselling sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called "The Hunger Games...

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The baby red squirrel rescue  by Michelle Sloan

The baby red squirrel rescue

Michelle Sloan

Book

Isla, Buzz, Gracie and Lexi love helping the rangers at their local nature reserve -- and they love animals! When they go on an island camping trip, they find three lost baby squirrels. But the Animal Adventure Club's boat has floated away and they'r...

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The Frost Castle adventure  by Fleur Hitchcock

The Frost Castle adventure

Fleur Hitchcock

Book

For Aiden, Chloe, Ava and Josh, holidays at their grandparents' cottage mean wild beaches, no curfew, Bella the dog, and most of all, adventure! The lead actress in Frost Castle's winter play is sure she's cursed! A break-in, a car accident, and now ...

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Nappy the pirate baby  by Alan MacDonald

Nappy the pirate baby

Alan MacDonald

Book

Stinky McFlea, Irish Stew, Long Johns, Nitty Nora and Captain Spratt are pirates aboard the Salty Herring. They love nothing more than lazing about on deck and sailing the high seas - until one day, a strange wailing noise changes everything. There's...

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The shocking shark showdown  by David (David O.) Bowles

The shocking shark showdown

David (David O.) Bowles

Book

Cousins Malia, Dante, and Ivan are looking for a portal to 13th Street. They need to help their new friend Mickey find his way home! But waiting for them are sharks that can shock them with an electric charge. Can the cousins reach Mickey before it's...

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Musical mystery  by Laura Sieveking

Musical mystery

Laura Sieveking

Book

Eden College is putting on 'Enchantment the Musical!' Ella and her friends are very excited, and throw themselves into auditioning and rehearsing. But then things start to go wrong. Could the problems be linked to stories of an old curse on the theatre?...

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Don't tell him I'm a mermaid  by Laura Kirkpatrick

Don't tell him I'm a mermaid

Laura Kirkpatrick

Book

Molly Seabrook wasn't exactly thrilled to be let in on the family secret – that she's part-mermaid. (It's very uncool to change into a mermaid whenever you're near water. ESPECIALLY when you live in a seaside town!) In this second book in the series we...

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Mrs. Bacon is fakin'!  by Dan Gutman

Mrs. Bacon is fakin'!

Dan Gutman

Book

A.J. and his friends are forming a band! At least, they are taking band classes. Their new teacher, Mrs. Bacon, can teach any instrument, from the kazoo to the tuba. But can she get A.J.'s class to play well enough during their recital to impress crabby...

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Ghost town  by Susie (Susanna Mary) Day

Ghost town

Susie (Susanna Mary) Day

Book

Something has gone wrong with time, and the Doctor - alongside her friends Yaz, Ryan and Graham - is determined to investigate. The trail leads to a dusty mining town at Hallowe'en - and something scary is lying in wait for them.

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The Underdogs catch a cat burglar  by Kate Temple

The Underdogs catch a cat burglar

Kate Temple

Book

In a city gone to the dogs, get yourself a cat. The Underdog Detective Agency has a proud tradition of sniffing out trouble (plus sniffing each other's butts). They're on a mission to catch Dogtown's elusive cat burglar, but if they want to crack this...

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The Tindims and the ten green bottles  by Sally Gardner

The Tindims and the ten green bottles

Sally Gardner

Book

Ethel B. Dina once had an enchanting musical instrument made from ten green bottles. But they were used as the foundation of Bottle Mountain and now lie buried under a humungous pile of plastic. Ethel B. Dina discovered too late that she could not make...

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Real pigeons flex feathers  by Andrew McDonald

Real pigeons flex feathers

Andrew McDonald

Book

When concrete starts mysteriously melting in the city, a feather-snatcher goes on a plucking-spree, and an evil hat has a plan to clone the Real Pigeons, our feathered heroes are going to need more than just pigeon power to save the day!

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Night ride into danger  by Jackie French

Night ride into danger

Jackie French

Book

It's often a dark and dangerous journey for the Cobb and Co night mail coach, but when his coach-driver father is injured, young Jem Donovan must take the reins. Surely a boy like Jem can't handle a team of four horses and guide the coach on a rough bush...

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Eliza Vanda's button box  by Emily Rodda

Eliza Vanda's button box

Emily Rodda

Book

Buttons three, attend to me!Take me where I want to be!No one saw Eliza Vanda arrive in Tidgy Bay that rainy winter afternoon. The sign advertising 'Cabins for Rent' was almost hidden by a pile of builder's rubble, but Eliza Vanda didn't seem at all put...

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Layne the Surfing Fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Layne the Surfing Fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Join Rachel, Kirsty and the Gold Medal Games Fairies as they help make sure that surfing, skateboarding, skiing and snowboarding events everywhere run smoothly! When Rachel and Kirsty compete in the School Gold Medal Games, trouble seems to be around...

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The last fallen star  by Graci Kim

The last fallen star

Graci Kim

Book

After thirteen-year-old Hattie Oh casts a dangerous spell so her adopted sister, Riley, will get a share of her inherited magic, Riley must undertake a near-impossible quest to save Hattie from death.--

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Curse of the robo-dragon  by Adam Blade

Curse of the robo-dragon

Adam Blade

Book

Harry and Ava are two ordinary kids doing their best to survive life on a massive space station, Vantia1, after their home planet was swallowed by a mysterious black hole known as the Void. Ava is training to be a fighter pilot, while Harry uses his talent...

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法布尔昆虫记. by Jean-Henri Fabre

法布尔昆虫记.

Jean-Henri Fabre

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法布尔昆虫记. by Jean-Henri Fabre

法布尔昆虫记.

Jean-Henri Fabre

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法布尔昆虫记. by Jean-Henri Fabre

法布尔昆虫记.

Jean-Henri Fabre

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法布尔昆虫记. by Jean-Henri Fabre

法布尔昆虫记.

Jean-Henri Fabre

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法布尔昆虫记. by Jean-Henri Fabre

法布尔昆虫记.

Jean-Henri Fabre

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慢小孩  by 迟慧

慢小孩

迟慧

Book

A fairy tale about being different.

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孩子们和野鸭子  by Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Prishvin

孩子们和野鸭子

Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Prishvin

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驯鹿六季  by 格日勒其木格.黑鹤

驯鹿六季

格日勒其木格.黑鹤

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我是姐姐了  by 立原惠理佳

我是姐姐了

立原惠理佳

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消失的湖  by Elizabeth Enright

消失的湖

Elizabeth Enright

Book

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数星星  by Lois Lowry

数星星

Lois Lowry

Book

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

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励志故事

励志故事

Book

The book selects 57 inspiring short stories of success and overcoming great obstacles.

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好习惯故事

好习惯故事

Book

The book selects short stories to help kids develop good habits. The stories are divided into five themes of "eating habits, hygiene habits, polite habits, study habits, and living habits".

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亲爱的小孩, 从这里发现世界  by 七柴

亲爱的小孩, 从这里发现世界

七柴

Book

国际绘本大师携手幼儿早教专家倾心打造,搞定好奇熊孩子的秘密武器。打开异想天开的小小脑洞,带领孩子发现这世界的奇趣奥秘。

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亲爱的小孩, 猜猜世界多有趣  by 伊云

亲爱的小孩, 猜猜世界多有趣

伊云

Book

儿童文学作者撰写奇趣科普童话,国际绘本大师绘制精美插图,将想象力与创造力充分结合,向孩子展示缤纷多彩的科学世界之美。

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侠鸟传奇. by 曹文轩

侠鸟传奇.

曹文轩

Book

胡桃爷爷伤心欲绝,因为他心爱的黑马被盗马贼偷走了.哇哇心疼胡桃爷爷,下定决心要帮他找到被偷走的马.几天之后,哇哇发现了盗马贼的行踪.哇哇想尽办法解救黑马,无奈盗马贼实在太狡猾.最终,在一个客栈里,哇哇找到了新的机会......本次出版的是横开精装版,页面更美观精致,更具收藏价值.行文明快活泼,层层推进,阅读很有快感.符合低龄儿童读物的特点.画面感强,节奏快,原版水墨风格的绘图鲜活灵动,有趣又传神,充满水乡特点,与文字相得益彰.

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然后, 然后呢?  by Arnold Lobel

然后, 然后呢?

Arnold Lobel

Book

Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.

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Beatrix the Bold and the balloon of doom  by Simon Mockler

Beatrix the Bold and the balloon of doom

Simon Mockler

Book

Beatrix the Bold is a queen. A very bold queen. And she's also only ten years old. But that's never stopped her from doing anything before, and it's not going to stop her now. She's on the run from the Evil Army AND her evil aunt Esmerelda, but she's...

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Funny kid prank aliens  by Matt (Illustrator) Stanton

Funny kid prank aliens

Matt (Illustrator) Stanton

Book

Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen.He's also the kid who's keen to spend the most boring school holidays ever coming up with the greatest prank of all time. Max is the funny kid and he's going to prank the world! Cons...

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The marvellous land of Snergs  by Veronica Cossanteli

The marvellous land of Snergs

Veronica Cossanteli

Book

At the Sunny Bay Home for Superfluous and Accidentally Parentless Children, Pip and Flora are in trouble. Running away with their dog they discover the Marvellous Land of Snergs, a magical world of cinnamon bears and scrumptious feasts - but also one...

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The pod and the bog  by Asia Citro

The pod and the bog

Asia Citro

Book

An old friend visits Zoey at the barn with a curiously glowing seed pod? Zoey, Sassafras, and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious and rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust.

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Trouble on the Wild West Express  by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Trouble on the Wild West Express

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Book

On the train tour, the Aldens are learning all about the cowboy ways of the Old West. But someone is bringing the lawless ways of a bandit to life too! Can you help the children catch the culprit before the end of the line?

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City of the plague god  by Sarwat Chadda

City of the plague god

Sarwat Chadda

Book

Thirteen-year-old Sikander Aziz has to team up with the hero Gilgamesh in order to stop Nergal, the ancient god of plagues, from wiping out the population of Manhattan in this adventure based on Mesopotamian mythology.

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Merle of Nazareth  by Michael Nawrocki

Merle of Nazareth

Michael Nawrocki

Book

Merle and Pearl are shocked to find themselves headed back to Israel after being kidnapped by Ruben--and they are not making the trip easy for him. Meanwhile, Michael and his dad are getting ready to follow the kidnapper and rescue the squirrels. Dancing...

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Aru Shah and the city of gold  by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the city of gold

Roshani Chokshi

Book

Aru has just made a wish on the tree of wishes, but she can't remember what it was. She's pretty sure she didn't wish for a new sister, one who looks strangely familiar and claims to be the Sleeper's daughter, like her. Aru also isn't sure she still wants...

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Scouting for clues  by Brandi Dougherty

Scouting for clues

Brandi Dougherty

Book

Join everyone's favorite canine sleuth as she searches for clues to track down her missing blueberries, explain why there's a puppy on a leash in Bark Park, and figure out what Sprinkles is wearing!

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Trouble in a tutu  by Helen Lipscombe

Trouble in a tutu

Helen Lipscombe

Book

Ballet Shoes meets Murder Most Unladylike in the second Swan House Ballet Mystery! Milly, her mum and her glamorous babushka head to the Nutcracker for a Christmas treat - but instead their evening ends in a bomb scare disaster. A dangerous trickster...

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Cruella  by Elizabeth Rudnick

Cruella

Elizabeth Rudnick

Book

Estella is a clever and creative grifter determined to make a name for herself with her designs amid the 1970s London punk rock revolution. As a girl, Estella befriended a pair of young thieves with an appetite for mischief, and together the trio has...

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City of rust  by Gemma Fowler

City of rust

Gemma Fowler

Book

Railey dreams of winning the drone races with her bio-robotic gecko friend, Atti. But when a bounty hunter crashes their biggest race yet, the pair are forced to flee to the feared Junker clans who mine the rubbish orbiting the Earth. Rescued by a couple...

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The Underdogs  by Tracey West

The Underdogs

Tracey West

Book

Welcome to the town of Barksdale, where the canine residents strive for perfection. Every shopkeeper claims to be the 'best groomer' or sell the 'best biscuits.' And at Barksdale Academy, the pressure is on every year for one pup to be named Best in ...

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Surprise for Mum  by Yvette Poshoglian

Surprise for Mum

Yvette Poshoglian

Book

Meet Ella and Olivia. Big sister. Little Sister. Best friends. It's Mum's birthday, and Ella and Olivia are planning a special TOP SECRET surprise! Can they pull it off without Mum finding out?

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Cut to the chase  by Aaron Blabey

Cut to the chase

Aaron Blabey

Book

A mysterious doorway! (Sure, it's in a restaurant that serves poop, but that doesn't make it any less mysterious. Ok?) Behold! What lies beyond?! An evil centipede? An alternate universe? A few decent explanation? Veeeing! Ning! Ning! Hey! was that a...

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The dangerous gift  by Tui Sutherland

The dangerous gift

Tui Sutherland

Book

Snowfall didn't expect to be queen of the IceWings at such a young age, but now that she is, she's going to be the best queen ever. All she has to do is keep her tribe within IceWing territory, where its safe while keeping every other tribe out, where...

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