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In the sky  by Harriet Evans

In the sky

Harriet Evans

Book

Home to birds, bats, insects and towering tree tops, our skies are full of nature's best inventions. The world above our heads has inspired everything from our first forays into flight to outer-space cameras. Let your imagination soar as we take to the...

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Alice-Miranda in the outback  by Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda in the outback

Jacqueline Harvey

Book

Alice-Miranda and her friends are heading into the Australian outback for a desert adventure. What mysteries will they stumble upon?

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爷爷的新年来信  by Michael Morpurgo

爷爷的新年来信

Michael Morpurgo

Picture book

Every Christmas Mia and her family read a letter which her Grandpa wrote to her. His letter is a warm, impassioned and heartfelt wish for a better world for Mia to live in. He remembers fondly the times they spent in his garden finding frogs and worms...

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玩具熊的回家之旅  by Γερουλάνου, Ελένη

玩具熊的回家之旅

Γερουλάνου, Ελένη

Picture book

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大耳朵和半个故事  by Claude Ponti

大耳朵和半个故事

Claude Ponti

Picture book

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树上的探险家  by Claude Ponti

树上的探险家

Claude Ponti

Picture book

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看看世界有多大  by Marie-Hélène Place

看看世界有多大

Marie-Hélène Place

Picture book

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谁还不是个宝宝  by Henry Blackshaw

谁还不是个宝宝

Henry Blackshaw

Picture book

Dear Kids, Did you know that all adults have a child inside them? They try to hide them by pretending to be busy and stressed all the time, but as you know, it's impossible to keep children hidden. Sometimes they just have to come out and PLAY! This is...

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Rapunzel by Stephanie True Peters

Rapunzel

Stephanie True Peters

Graphic novel

"Long ago, a beautiful maiden named Rapunzel lived a life of loneliness. Taken at birth by an evil witch, she remained hidden, locked within a giant tower. Then one day, a prince heard her voice through the forest. To reach her, he must climb Rapunzel's...

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Rumpelstiltskin by Martin Powell

Rumpelstiltskin

Martin Powell

Graphic novel

"To repay her father's debts, Mirabelle promises the King that she'll spin his straw into gold. An evil troll agrees to help her for a price. Now, Mirabelle must repay an even greater debt, unless she can guess the terrible creature's name."--Provided...

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Girl from the sea  by Margaret Wild

Girl from the sea

Margaret Wild

Graphic novel

"Who lives in that cottage by the sea? I wish. I wish. I wish it was me."--Provided by publisher.

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Wheels on the road  by Scott Emmons

Wheels on the road

Scott Emmons

Book

Take to the road with the robot stars of StoryBots as they learn about cars and trucks and things that zoom!

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When you look up by author Decur

When you look up

author Decur

Graphic novel

"Lorenzo isn't happy about moving. But in his new room, he finds an old desk with what seems likes hundreds of drawers. Each even has its own smell! Deep inside the desk, he finds a book and begins to read. When he looks up, he sees all kinds of curi...

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5 worlds. Book 4, The amber anthem by Mark Siegel

5 worlds. Book 4, The amber anthem

Mark Siegel

Graphic novel

"Oona Lee arrives on Salassandra determined to light the yellow beacon and continue her quest to save the Five Worlds from the evil Mimic's influence. But the beacon is encased in amber! An ancient clue says that Oona and her friends must seek out the...

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Dinosaurs  by Max Walther

Dinosaurs

Max Walther

Picture book

In these one-of-a-kind picture books, every page is bursting with life - and tons to discover! Children as young as age 2 have a blast pointing out recognizable things, while older kids can follow the star characters from page to page, telling their ...

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Yorick and Bones by Jeremy Tankard

Yorick and Bones

Jeremy Tankard

Graphic novel

"Yorick is a skeleton who was just dug up after a few hundred years of sleep. He speaks like it too. 'Forsooth, my joy, I barely can contain!' Bones is the hungry dog who did the digging. Though he cannot speak, he can chomp. What will become of these...

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Where's the magical unicorn poop?  by Emily Hibbs

Where's the magical unicorn poop?

Emily Hibbs

Graphic novel

"Join Unicorn, Sloth, Flamingo, Llama, Toucan and the rest of the gang in this ULTIMATE search-and-find book! Bursting with colour - from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the centre of London, the floating market in Vietnam to the Indian holy festival,...

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Super sidekicks. Book three, Trial of heroes by Gavin Aung Than

Super sidekicks. Book three, Trial of heroes

Gavin Aung Than

Book

"The Super Sidekicks just saved the world and now they've been invited to join H.E.R.O. - the Heroic Earth Righteousness Organisation - an exclusive club for the planet's most famous superheroes. But before they can become members, the team must pass...

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The Klondike by 1923-2001 Morris

The Klondike

1923-2001 Morris

Book

"Gold has been found in the Klondike, a remote region in the Canadian far north! Jasper, the manservant of 'Tenderfoot' Waldo, went to try his luck... and vanished. Worried about his man, Waldo calls upon his old friend Lucky Luke. The two men will have...

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小兔比利  by Maurice Pledger

小兔比利

Maurice Pledger

Picture book

Meet Billy Bunny and lots of his animal friends in this charming board book, complete with textures to feel on every page.

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小猫头鹰奥奇  by Maurice Pledger

小猫头鹰奥奇

Maurice Pledger

Picture book

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不管怎样  by Debi Gliori

不管怎样

Debi Gliori

Picture book

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海象伯伯,我爱你  by 保冬妮

海象伯伯,我爱你

保冬妮

Picture book

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章鱼哥藏猫猫  by 保冬妮

章鱼哥藏猫猫

保冬妮

Picture book

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小海豹的12天  by 保冬妮

小海豹的12天

保冬妮

Picture book

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小丑鱼,快跑  by 保冬妮

小丑鱼,快跑

保冬妮

Picture book

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小海豚喜欢云  by 保冬妮

小海豚喜欢云

保冬妮

Picture book

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小海獭找爸爸  by 保冬妮

小海獭找爸爸

保冬妮

Picture book

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我不会走丢  by Dagmar Geisler

我不会走丢

Dagmar Geisler

Book

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如果没有A  by Michaël Escoffier

如果没有A

Michaël Escoffier

Picture book

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我的宠物猛犸象  by Quentin Gréban

我的宠物猛犸象

Quentin Gréban

Picture book

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我想要那个橡子!  by Madeline Valentine

我想要那个橡子!

Madeline Valentine

Picture book

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冬的口哨  by Joyce Sidman

冬的口哨

Joyce Sidman

Book

In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman (Song of the Water Boatman, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night), discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret li...

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夜的声响  by Joyce Sidman

夜的声响

Joyce Sidman

Book

A collection of poems that celebrates the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.

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生命的欢歌  by Joyce Sidman

生命的欢歌

Joyce Sidman

Book

Poems and factual information about some of the creatures that live on Planet Earth.

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池塘的细语  by Joyce Sidman

池塘的细语

Joyce Sidman

Book

A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

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龙的高跷  by 李燕

龙的高跷

李燕

Picture book

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小棉被  by コンドウアキ

小棉被

コンドウアキ

Picture book

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五小只  by Ralph Johnstone

五小只

Ralph Johnstone

Picture book

You've probably heard of Africa's 'Big Five': the lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. But did you know there are five little animals who share their names, and can fit in the palm of your hand? See what happens when the 'Small Five' go up against...

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掉落的礼物  by 金晓婧

掉落的礼物

金晓婧

Picture book

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我的位置在哪里  by Pimm van Hest

我的位置在哪里

Pimm van Hest

Picture book

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迟到了一年的包裹  by Rotraut Susanne Berner

迟到了一年的包裹

Rotraut Susanne Berner

Picture book

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会开车的小狗  by John Burningham

会开车的小狗

John Burningham

Picture book

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爸爸造的房子  by Ed Young

爸爸造的房子

Ed Young

Book

"In Ed Young's childhood home in Shanghai, all was not as it seemed: a rocking chair became a horse; a roof became a roller rink; an empty swimming pool became a place for riding scooters and bikes. The house his father built transformed as needed into...

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蓝石头  by 王早早

蓝石头

王早早

Picture book

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下雪了  by 王早早

下雪了

王早早

Picture book

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掏鸟蛋  by 王早早

掏鸟蛋

王早早

Picture book

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捉虫子  by 王早早

捉虫子

王早早

Picture book

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乖宝宝, 睡觉觉  by 内田麟太郎

乖宝宝, 睡觉觉

内田麟太郎

Picture book

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小猫的幸福盒子  by 竹下文子

小猫的幸福盒子

竹下文子

Picture book

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一口咬下去  by 木曾秀夫

一口咬下去

木曾秀夫

Picture book

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甜蜜的家  by Moira Butterfield

甜蜜的家

Moira Butterfield

Book

"How is your house similar to others around the world? How is it different? From tents and huts to bobbing boats and apartments high up in the sky -- they are all wonderfully varied, but there is something that makes them all special. Discover what makes...

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美中之美  by Jutta Bauer

美中之美

Jutta Bauer

Book

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Elephant Me  by Giles Andreae

Elephant Me

Giles Andreae

Picture book

The empowering story of little elephant Num-Num, who discovers the importance of simply being YOU! It's time for the Elephant Games! One by one, the young elephants compete to impress King Elephant Mighty and earn their Elephant Name. Nina is the strongest,...

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Mission possible  by Zack (Fictitious character) Zombie

Mission possible

Zack (Fictitious character) Zombie

Book

Have you ever wondered what life is like for a Minecraft Zombie? Zombie's dad needs an important package from the Nuclear Waste Plant delivered on the hush-hush. Zombie is looking to make some pocket money, so he volunteers. But when some rotten mobs...

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Art time!  by Anh Do

Art time!

Anh Do

Book

Hotdog, Kev and Lizzie enter an art contest at the local museum. But what happens when someone steals the most famous painting there - the Llama Lisa!? Can Hotdog and his friends chase down the robbers?

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Passion for fashion  by Meredith Costain

Passion for fashion

Meredith Costain

Book

The School Disco is just around the corner and Ella has an idea for a costume that will be aDORable. And also EXcellent. And fanTABulously fabulous! Soon, using Mum's old sewing machine, Ella is stitching and gluing super-stylish outfits and costumes....

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Kiwi baby  by Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Kiwi baby

Helen J. (Helen Joy) Taylor

Picture book

"An older kiwi brother waits impatiently for his baby sister to hatch. Will she ever come? When will she be ready to play with him? His father explains to him that love takes time"--Publisher information.

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Here we go digging for dinosaur bones  by Susan Lendroth

Here we go digging for dinosaur bones

Susan Lendroth

Picture book

Young paleontologists are invited on a fossil dig, set to the tune of Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush. Hike the trail, scan the ground, and make a find--then discover how to build a dinosaur from its bones. Includes song motions and bite-size sci...

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A robot girl ruined my sleepover by Rebecca Patterson

A robot girl ruined my sleepover

Rebecca Patterson

Make best friends with a cyborg kid today! It's 2099 and Lyla has a new friend, a robot girl! It's Clara 2.2's first day at school and Lyla has been chosen to be her buddy. Clara is perfect in every way and she makes Lyla feel special too. But when it...

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Darkwhispers by Vashti Hardy

Darkwhispers

Vashti Hardy

Discover more than you ever imagined ... The Brightstorm twins are back for more high adventure on the sky-ship Aurora! Eudora Vane has organised an explorer fleet to search for missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth. Harriet Culpepper and the crew...

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Miffy's adventures. Volume 8 / Big and small by Dick Bruna

Miffy's adventures. Volume 8 / Big and small

Dick Bruna

Follow Miffy as she embarks on more adventures, big and small - exploring the exciting world around her with her friends and family. 1. Miffy's Sports Day 2. Snuffy at School 3. Miffy, What Will You Be? 4. Uncle Pilot Saves the Day 5. Miffy's Lucky Dip...

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Scary Mary and the stripe spell by Emily Rodda

Scary Mary and the stripe spell

Emily Rodda

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find? ... Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What can...

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Smiley Shark and other ocean adventures by Ruth Galloway

Smiley Shark and other ocean adventures

Ruth Galloway

Smiley Shark may be the biggest fish in the ocean but he's also the friendliest and the funniest - and by far the smiliest! Join in the adventures of Smiley Shark and his ocean-dwelling friends. Stories include: Smiley Shark Smiley Shark and the Great...

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Sabotage by Shelley Johannes

Sabotage

Shelley Johannes

Operation Upside has grown to a team of three: Beatrice, her best friend Lenny and her mysterious neighbour Sam. With several successful missions under their belts, the trio is preparing for another great week when the unthinkable occurs - an imposter...

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My parents are out of control by Pete Johnson

My parents are out of control

Pete Johnson

Out of the blue, Louis's parents ask for tips on being cool. At first Louis is amused and teaches his parents how to use words like 'safe,' 'wicked' and 'sick' and how to touch fists. But then Louis's dad turns up outside his school dressed like a ra...

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Carnival catastrophe  by Natalie Lloyd

Carnival catastrophe

Natalie Lloyd

Book

All siblings are capable of magic if they stick together. But trusting each other isn't easy for the Problim siblings when neighbors like Desdemona and Carly-Rue O'Pinion are working double-time to turn the town against them. From catapulting cattle to...

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Om the yoga dog  by Ira Trivedi

Om the yoga dog

Ira Trivedi

Book

Namaste, my name is Om and I am a yoga dog Meet Om the yoga dog and his friends, Prana the frog and Moksha the elephant! Together they will guide you through easy poses and calming breathing exercises in this simple yet effective introduction to yoga....

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Mr Tiger, Betsy and the golden seahorse  by Sally Gardner

Mr Tiger, Betsy and the golden seahorse

Sally Gardner

Book

Crumble cakes! When Betsy joins Myrtle the mermaid in her underwater world, she discovers there may be monsters, shipwrecks, lost treasure and secret cities. A seapig's prize seahorse, Pudding Pie, has been stolen by a cantankerous giant octopus and Betsy...

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Extreme ocean  by Sylvia A. Earle

Extreme ocean

Sylvia A. Earle

Book

Discover the most outrageous aspects of the deep blue--from record-breaking depths to towering tsunamis, underwater giants to tiny sea creatures--along with ocean conservation challenges and what you can do to help. Dive into a world of aquatic mystery...

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Infinity's edge  by Kevin Emerson

Infinity's edge

Kevin Emerson

Book

The Robinsons--Will, his two teenage sisters, and their parents--are members of a colonist group who had been traveling across the galaxy to establish a new home, only to have had their ship attached and stranded on an alien planet. Just when they had...

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Prairie days  by Patricia MacLachlan

Prairie days

Patricia MacLachlan

Picture book

Cool summer mornings begin with the rose orange sun and the smell of earth, and fade into hot summer nights with a yellow moon, covered in a quilt of stars. There are wagon rides, farm dogs, trips into town, and games of kick the can. These are prairie...

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Kitty and the sky garden adventure  by Paula Harrison

Kitty and the sky garden adventure

Paula Harrison

Book

Kitty is a superhero-in-training with feline superpowers. She dreams of being like her superhero mum one day, but she's still got a lot to learn. Join Kitty and her cat crew for a series of enchanting adventures by the light of the moon. In this story,...

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Mammoth stew  by Bob Darroch

Mammoth stew

Bob Darroch

Book

"Inga was so hungry he could eat ... a mammoth! His mum's recipe was simple enough for him to make himself. First, he must catch a mammoth. If only it were that easy ... Award-winning author and illustrator of the Little Kiwi stories, Bob Darroch shares...

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Old Possum's book of practical cats  by T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot

Old Possum's book of practical cats

T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot

Book

Cats! Some are sane and some are mad and some are good and some are bad. Meet magical Mr Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. But you'll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity's not there!

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Plants vs. zombies. The garden path by Paul Tobin

Plants vs. zombies. The garden path

Paul Tobin

Graphic novel

"Our story begins with Dr. Zomboss' latest plan of evil genius - disguising his zombies as each other, in an effort to confuse plants and plant pals Crazy Dave, Nate, and Patrice. Can the friendly fronds get past these dastardly disguises before the ...

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Yo-kai watch. 14 by Noriyuki Konishi

Yo-kai watch. 14

Noriyuki Konishi

Graphic novel

"Nate and Hailey Anne can see what others cannot: Yo-kai of all shapes and forms! As the two befriend even more hilarious Yo-kai, it looks like Nate’s constant Yo-kai companion, Jibanyan, might be ready to rank up!"--Provided by publisher.

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Steven Universe. Crystal clean by Talya Perper

Steven Universe. Crystal clean

Talya Perper

Graphic novel

"Steven and the Crystal Gems are recruited by Mayor Dewey to help clean up the boardwalk before their new summer festival - but who is behind these acts of vandalism? As Steven and his friends investigate, they'll discover the culprits are their own kind...

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What the ladybird heard at the seaside  by Julia Donaldson

What the ladybird heard at the seaside

Julia Donaldson

Picture book

The clever little ladybird is off on a trip to the seaside, but those two bad men, Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len, are also back and they're up to their wicked ways again. This time they're planning to steal the mermaid's long, luscious hair and sell it to...

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Mr. Men Little Miss  by Adam Hargreaves

Mr. Men Little Miss

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

Join the Mr Men and Little Miss as they go to work at a hospital! Mr Bump is always having accidents and sometimes these mean that he has to go to hospital. But who better to look after him than Doctor Happy and Doctor Brainy, ably assisted by Nurse Perfect!...

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Mr. Men Little Miss  by Adam Hargreaves

Mr. Men Little Miss

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

The Mr Men are off to work in this brand new picture book series! Mr Lazy is always falling asleep, but when he leaves his iron on during a nap, smoke is soon billowing out of his window! Will Officer Rush and the team of brave Mr Men and Little Miss...

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The black stallion challenged!  by Walter Farley

The black stallion challenged!

Walter Farley

Book

The Black is the fastest horse in America, and Alex Ramsay is preparing him for a big race. Suddenly there comes a new challenger: the island stallion, Flame! An unproven racer, Flame can run like the wind. And his jockey, Steve Duncan, knows that they...

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