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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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Cosmoe's wiener getaway  by Max Brallier

Cosmoe's wiener getaway

Max Brallier

Book

Meet Cosmoe, the Earth-Boy. He's captain of the Neon Weiner, the finest flying food truck in the galaxy. Along with his bud, Big Humphree, he spends his days cruising the cosmos and staying crazy busy. 1. Cooking up a Mega-Dog. (Dude, this hot dog is...

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The last ever after  by Soman Chainani

The last ever after

Soman Chainani

Book

Can Agatha and Sophie find the perfect ending to their story in this epic conclusion to this bestselling series. Once best friends, Agatha and Sophie were pulled apart like strangers, each in the arms of a boy, Good with Good, Evil with Evil...is the...

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United tastes of America  by Gabrielle Langholtz

United tastes of America

Gabrielle Langholtz

Book

Cook around the country with this geographical collection of authentic recipes from each of the USA's 50 states, plus three territories, and the nation's capital.

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My friends call me monster  by R. L. Stine

My friends call me monster

R. L. Stine

Book

When Michael sneaks into his superstitious teacher's house to play a prank on her, he discovers that she is an evil alien hatching up a brood of monsters to take over the Earth.

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Who's your mummy?  by R. L. Stine

Who's your mummy?

R. L. Stine

Book

Abby and Peter pay a visit to their Uncle Jonathan, who seems very knowledgeable about Egyptian mummies, but they become suspicious at the strange sounds coming from a room inside his house, and their fears continue as they are invited to HorrorLand.

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Revenge of the living dummy  by R. L. Stine

Revenge of the living dummy

R. L. Stine

Book

Britney battles against her cousin's new ventriloquist dummy and discovers a frightening secret in a new amusement park called HorrorLand.

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Monster blood for breakfast!  by R. L. Stine

Monster blood for breakfast!

R. L. Stine

Book

Matt Daniels battles a mysterious substance called Monster Blood that makes things grow, and then visits HorrorLand amusement park, where some of his friends disappear.

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Mindful Bea and the worry tree  by Gail Silver

Mindful Bea and the worry tree

Gail Silver

Book

Bea anxiously awaits her birthday party guests, worrying about all the things that could go wrong, until her mother reminds her that deep breathing will help her relax. Includes note to parents.

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Good night, Wind  by Linda Elovitz Marshall

Good night, Wind

Linda Elovitz Marshall

Book

"After working hard through the fall and winter, Wind is ready for a nap but after being turned away time and again he becomes angry."--Provided by publisher.

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Tauraki Superstars by performer Tauraki Superstars

Tauraki Superstars

performer Tauraki Superstars

Music CD

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The sea  by Miranda Krestovnikoff

The sea

Miranda Krestovnikoff

Book

Explore an incredible collection of narratives, featuring fascinating facts and stories about the world's deepest seas and oceans. Written by the critically acclaimed TV and radio presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff and illustrated by the wonderful Jill ...

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Kid Normal and the shadow machine  by Greg (Radio personality) James

Kid Normal and the shadow machine

Greg (Radio personality) James

Book

Despite having no super powers, Murph Cooper is part of the best team in the Heroes' Alliance. So when supervillain Magpie declares all-out war, Kid Normal and the Super Zeroes lead the charge. But Magpie believes that a powerless hero is no hero at all....

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Harold & Hog pretend for real!  by Mo Willems

Harold & Hog pretend for real!

Mo Willems

Book

Can the friendship of best friends Harold and Hog, a carefree elephant and a careful hog, survive a game of pretending to be Mo Willems's Elephant and Piggie?

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The legends of Greemulax  by Kimmy Schmidt

The legends of Greemulax

Kimmy Schmidt

Book

Penn dreads becoming a monster, but it's inevitable. He knows that as boys in Greemulax become men, they turn into powerful, hairy blue creatures called Grabagorns, and that their solemn vow is to never again be weak. Legend has it that dragons all b...

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Rotten rulers  by Terry Deary

Rotten rulers

Terry Deary

Book

Readers can discover all the foul facts about Rotten Rulers, including who gave the job of high priest to a donkey, who choked to heath while eating a crow and who celebrated victory by eating his enemy's head?

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The search for the silver witch  by Sally Rippin

The search for the silver witch

Sally Rippin

Book

Is being best friends enough to saveawhole town? Polly and Buster have always believed that witches and monsters can be friends, but it seems no-one else agrees. With the witches furious and the monsters in uproar, their whole town is heading for a war...

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Two dogs in a trench coat start a club by accident  by Julie Falatko

Two dogs in a trench coat start a club by accident

Julie Falatko

Book

Sassy and Waldo have continued wear a trench coat and attend school because they love being near their boy, Stewart, and because they particularly love lunch when they get to eat meat instead of kibble; now that Stewart has (reluctantly) joined the J...

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Little Miss, big sis  by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Little Miss, big sis

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Picture book

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow Little Miss as she learns to be a wonderful big sister.

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Yoga for kids  by Susannah Hoffman

Yoga for kids

Susannah Hoffman

Book

Teach your kids about yoga and mindfulness with this mindful yoga activity book with more than 50 poses and activities. Yoga is a great way to teach children about relaxation, meditation, and peace - while having fun at the same time. This book is packed...

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Space, stars and slimy aliens  by Nick Arnold

Space, stars and slimy aliens

Nick Arnold

Book

Space, stars and slimy aliens is bursting a space-hopping book of stunning science. Zoom to the stars with Oddblob the alien, and take part in a spacewalk that's out of this world and learn what the moon smells like. Find out all the horrible facts about...

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Scotland  by Terry Deary

Scotland

Terry Deary

Book

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Scotland, including the truth about William Wallace, the disgusting details of sick Scottish torture techniques, and how to terrify a tourist with gory Scottish ghost stories.

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There's a hedgehog in my pants!  by Amy Harrop

There's a hedgehog in my pants!

Amy Harrop

Picture book

"In this outrageously funny, far-fetched and ultimately kind-hearted story about a hedgehog who has moved in, uninvited, to a cosy new home, a boy gets more than he bargained for during a family camping holiday"--Publisher information.

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The big row your boat adventure  by Scott Pearson

The big row your boat adventure

Scott Pearson

Picture book

"A modern take on the classic rhyme Row, Row, Row Your Boat with three brave adventurers setting off on an epic journey from the South Pole to the North Pole, on their way they encounter lots of animals, including whales, turtles and sharks. Row row row...

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Theme park adventure  by Stephanie Milton

Theme park adventure

Stephanie Milton

Book

Have you ever wanted to build an entire theme park in Minecraft? This guide will show you how it's done! Inside you'll find build ideas for everything from a classic carousel and a haunted mansion ride to thrilling jungle river rapids and a terrifyin...

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Galloglass  by Scarlett Thomas

Galloglass

Scarlett Thomas

Book

Effie Truelove and her school friends Lexy, Wolf, Maximilian, and Raven must put their magical skills to the test. The Diberi, a corrupt organization intent on destroying the world, has returned and has something sinister planned at Midwinter. But during...

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The race for gold rush treasure  by Elizabeth Singer Hunt

The race for gold rush treasure

Elizabeth Singer Hunt

Book

Jack teams up with his older brother Max to solve a thrilling California puzzle, using their special training as Global Protection Force agents. In the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, an unbelievable discovery is made: $10 million in...

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The fate of the Irish treasure  by Elizabeth Singer Hunt

The fate of the Irish treasure

Elizabeth Singer Hunt

Book

Jack teams up with his older brother Max to solve an intriguing Irish mystery, using their special training as secret agents. Ireland's greatest national treasure, the sacred Book of Kells, vanishes from a library in Dublin. Clues point to the Mastermind...

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Bestest friends.

Bestest friends.

Picture book

It's time to go to the School of Roars! Join the monsters for a roarsome day at school. It's art class at the School of Roars, and the monsters have a fun project to do. But Wufflebump feels left out when his best friend Meepa is partners with Yummble....

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Show and tell.

Show and tell.

Picture book

It's time to go to the School of Roars! Join the monsters for a roarsome day at school. It's Show and Tell day at the School of Roars, and all the little monsters have brought in their favourite things from home. Wufflebump accidentally creates chaos...

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I'm not grumpy!  by Steve Smallman

I'm not grumpy!

Steve Smallman

Picture book

At the edge of the forest lives one grumpy mouse. He's the grumbliest and grouchiest mouse for miles around. Until he meets a little lost badger, who desperately needs his help. A heartwarming tale about the happiness that comes from making friends.

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Animal pants  by Giles Andreae

Animal pants

Giles Andreae

Picture book

Have you ever wondered what kind of pants honey bees wear? What about iguanas? Or even piranhas?

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Just read!  by Lori Degman

Just read!

Lori Degman

Picture book

Rhyming text celebrates reading in its many forms as it follows a diverse group of children who read wherever and whenever they can.

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The magic & mystery of trees  by Jen Green

The magic & mystery of trees

Jen Green

Book

Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this gorgeously illustrated nature and science book. From the highest branch and leaf down to the complex wood wide web of roots, every part of a tree plays an important role in its own growth and the...

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Monkey mischief  by Tori Kosara

Monkey mischief

Tori Kosara

Book

Join the Fingerlings monkeys as they get up to mischief in Melody Village. Read about Boris the energetic monkey who loves to play the drums, his sister Bella the keen gymnast, and all their fun-loving monkey friends. Find out how the Glitter Girls get...

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Small world  by Steve Barlow

Small world

Steve Barlow

Book

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In small world, the cadets receive a distress call from a planet with tiny inhabitants known as the Wees....

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Just right  by Curtis Manley

Just right

Curtis Manley

Book

"Our sun is a star. In the night sky are all kinds of stars, and orbiting those stars are planets like the ones in our own solar system. Could those planets have life like we do on Earth? Planet Earth is not too big, not too small, not too hot, and not...

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Fearless and fantastic!  by Sam Maggs

Fearless and fantastic!

Sam Maggs

Book

"Women can save the world. 50 incredible female Super Heroes from the Marvel Comics universe inspire women of all ages to be powerful, passionate, and persistent. This beautiful collection profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book characters,...

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The haunted mask 2  by R. L Stine

The haunted mask 2

R. L Stine

Book

Steve Boswell gets a mask that looks like a creepy old man. Too bad he's starting to feel so old, so tired, and so evil!

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Cooking step by step

Cooking step by step

Book

50 easy to follow healthy recipes with clear, short step-by-step instructions and gorgeous images which will have children cooking with confidence in no time. Children will learn how to chop, mix, and stir their way to kitchen magic and put their skills...

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The road that trucks built  by Susanna Leonard Hill

The road that trucks built

Susanna Leonard Hill

Picture book

"Join the ride as a team of adorable vehicles work together to build a new road in this fresh, cement-mixing spin on the classic nursery rhyme, "The House That Jack Built." -- from Amazon.

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The haunter  by R. L Stine

The haunter

R. L Stine

Book

On Halloween, Sammy and his friends go to the haunted Barlow house where he has a strange, frightening experience, but what he doesn't realize is that he is possessed by a ghost that wants to turn him into a ghost as well.

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Night of the Puppet People  by R. L. Stine

Night of the Puppet People

R. L. Stine

Book

Trying to defeat their rivals in the school talent show, twins Ben and Jenny have to use marionettes, something they both fear, but their fear might be justified.

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Anzac Ted  by Belinda Landsberry

Anzac Ted

Belinda Landsberry

Picture book

For Anzac Ted went to war, keeping soldiers company and giving them comfort. And while he never won a medal, and now doesn't even attract a single vote at classroom Toy Shows, if only everyone looked a little deeper: 'They'd see a hero, plain as day,...

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Zombie halloween  by R. L. Stine

Zombie halloween

R. L. Stine

Book

Kenny Manzetti was the new kid in town. His family moved back in to an old house to help take care of his grandfather. Everyone in his new neighborhood is obsessed with zombies--even Grandpa Mo. But then a new family moves in next door and there choice...

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Enchanted mirror  by Zanna Davidson

Enchanted mirror

Zanna Davidson

Book

Pony Island is in danger. The fairy ponies are losing their magic, and even the Pony Queen's powers are under threat. Holly and her friend, Puck the fairy pony, must uncover the mystery of the missing magic before it's too late.

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Mog and Bunny and other stories  by Judith Kerr

Mog and Bunny and other stories

Judith Kerr

Picture book

Mog and Bunny: Mog loves Bunny. But one day Mrs Thomas says she is going to throw Bunny in the dustbin!

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Pony princess  by Zanna Davidson

Pony princess

Zanna Davidson

Book

When the Fairy Pony Princess comes to visit, Holly and her friend Puck are given the all-important job of looking after her. But Pony Island is thrown into panic when their royal guiest vanishes. Can Puck and Holly find the missing princess?

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The rainbow races  by Zanna Davidson

The rainbow races

Zanna Davidson

Book

Holly can't wait to watch her friend, Puck the fairy pony, compete in the Rainbow Races. But when an enchanted storm is unleashed over Pony Island, ruining the races, the home of the fairy ponies is threatened with darkness for ever.

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Ripley's brutal beasts  by Camilla De la Bédoyère

Ripley's brutal beasts

Camilla De la Bédoyère

Book

" From tiny terrors to mega monsters, and everything in between, meet the killer creatures that bite, sting, munch, and maul their way through life."--Back cover.

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The magic necklace  by Zanna Davidson

The magic necklace

Zanna Davidson

Book

Puck, the fairy pony, and Holly are visiting the Pony Queen when a powerful magic necklace - which grants its wearer whatever they wish for - is stolen from her Summer Palace. Puck and Holly's search for the thief leads them into the underwater world...

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Can I come too?  by Brian Patten

Can I come too?

Brian Patten

Picture book

A very small mouse decided it wanted to have a very big adventure. I'll go and find the biggest creature in the world, it thought. Along the way it meets many different animals and when at last they find the biggest creature, the little mouse feels a...

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Planet of the lawn gnomes  by R. L. Stine

Planet of the lawn gnomes

R. L. Stine

Book

"Jay Gardener can't seem to stay out of trouble. Even after a fresh start in a new neighborhood, he keeps finding himself in bad situations. But it's not his fault! Jay wants to be a good kid, he really does, it's just these strange things keep happening...

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Midnight escape  by Zanna Davidson

Midnight escape

Zanna Davidson

Book

Do you wish to be fairy-sized, light as a feather? Then open this book and we'll fly together. Only promise you will never tell, where the fairy ponies dwell. Holly is staying with her Great Aunt May when she discovers a tiny pony with shimmering wings....

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The five masks of Dr. Screem  by R. L. Stine

The five masks of Dr. Screem

R. L. Stine

Book

Monica Anderson thinks her biggest problem is taking her karate-chopping younger brother, Peter, trick-or-treating on Halloween. But she is wrong. After knocking on the door of an old, creepy house the kids are met by a strange woman pleading for their...

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Slappy New Year!  by R. L. Stine

Slappy New Year!

R. L. Stine

Book

"Ray Gordon loves to scare his younger brother, Brandon. It's not hard considering Brandon is terrified of everything--loud noises, roller coasters, and especially the wooden dummy, Slappy, that Ray got from Jonathan Chiller's HorrorLand gift shop. In...

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Weirdo Halloween  by R. L. Stine

Weirdo Halloween

R. L. Stine

Book

"After a trip to HorrorLand, Meg and her brother, Chris, can't wait to celebrate Halloween. Until that Weirdo in the baby alien costume shows up and begins to wreak havoc on their lives. They just can't seem to get him to leave. And Meg's beginning...

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Pippi Longstocking  by Astrid Lindgren

Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren

Book

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.

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When the ghost dog howls  by R. L. Stine

When the ghost dog howls

R. L. Stine

Book

"Andy and Marnie think they've won big when they get a free souvenir from a gift shop in HorrorLand. So what if this souvenir happens to be a rare (and possibly haunted) hound's tooth? It's totally worth the risk to have a gift that grants wishes. But...

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Welcome to dead house  by R. L. Stine

Welcome to dead house

R. L. Stine

Book

"Josh and Amanda just moved into the oldest and weirdest house on the block. It might even be haunted. But their parents don't believe them. You'll get used to it, they say. Go out and make some new friends. So Josh and Amanda do. But these creepy new...

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Help! We have strange powers!  by R. L. Stine

Help! We have strange powers!

R. L. Stine

Book

Twelve-year-old twins Jillian and Jackson are startled when they discover they can read each other's thoughts. But that's not all. They can read other people's thoughts, too! <p>The strange new powers are exciting...at first. But soon they discover t...

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Welcome to Camp Slither  by R. L. author. Stine

Welcome to Camp Slither

R. L. author. Stine

Book

"Twelve-year-old Boone and his sister Heather love animals of every kind. That's why they wanted to come to Camp Hither. The wild legends of man-eating snakes and disappearing campers are hisss-terical! But Camp Hither has a cold-blooded secret, Somebody...

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Say cheese - and die screaming!  by R. L. Stine

Say cheese - and die screaming!

R. L. Stine

Book

A picture is worth a thousand screams - if it's taken with an evil camera that has a nasty vision of the future. Julie's future doesn't look pretty. Things start looking up when Julie gets to HorrorLand. That is, until she starts falling down - into the...

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Say cheese and die!  by R. L. Stine

Say cheese and die!

R. L. Stine

Book

Strange things happen when Greg starts using the camera he and his friends found.

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The scream of the haunted mask  by R. L. Stine

The scream of the haunted mask

R. L. Stine

Book

After the worst Halloween ever, Carly Beth assumes that nothing could be scarier than a ghoulish rubber mask with a mind of its own. She''s about to discover something far more frightening: an entire house full of haunted masks.

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Creep from the deep  by R. L. Stine

Creep from the deep

R. L. Stine

Book

Billy and his sister, Sheena, unwittingly dive into a terrifying mystery when they accept a surprise invitation to HorrorLand--the amusement park that always lives up to its name. But first Billy and Sheena must sink or swim aboard a doomed ship that...

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Ten fat sausages  by Elke Zinsmeister

Ten fat sausages

Elke Zinsmeister

Picture book

Rhyming text and illustrations count backwards from ten sausages to none. Features die-cut pages.

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My grandad marches on Anzac Day  by Catriona Hoy

My grandad marches on Anzac Day

Catriona Hoy

Picture book

A small girl goes to the pre-dawn Anzac Day service with her father where they watch her grandad march in the parade. This is an excellent introduction to this highly venerated ceremony and poignantly addresses the sentiments aroused by the memory of...

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Deep trouble  by R. L. Stine

Deep trouble

R. L. Stine

Book

Billy and his sister, Sheena, are visiting their uncle Dr. Deep on a tiny Caribbean island. It's the perfect place to go exploring underwater... and Billy's ready for an adventure. There's only one rule to remember: Stay away from the coral reefs. Still,...

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Stay out of the basement  by R. L. Stine

Stay out of the basement

R. L. Stine

Book

Dr. Brewer is doing a little plant-testing in his basement. Nothing to worry about. Harmless, he says. But Margaret and Casey Brewer are worried about their father. Especially when they...meet...some of the plants he is growing down there. Then they ...

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Monster blood  by R. L. Stine

Monster blood

R. L. Stine

Book

While staying with his weird great-aunt Kathryn, Evan visits a funky old toy store and buys a dusty can of monster blood, It's fun to play with at first. And Evan's dog, Trigger, likes it so much, he eats some! But then Evan notices something weird about...

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The very lonely firefly  by Eric Carle

The very lonely firefly

Eric Carle

Picture book

A lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies. Suggested level: junior.

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The scarecrow walks at midnight  by R. L. Stine

The scarecrow walks at midnight

R. L. Stine

Book

Jodie is staying with her grandparents on their farm and sees the scarecrows "come alive!"

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You can't scare me!  by R. L. Stine

You can't scare me!

R. L. Stine

Book

Courtney is a total show-off. She thinks she's so brave; and she's always making Eddie and his friends look like wimps. But now Eddie's decided he's had enough. He's going to scare Courtney once and for all. And he's come up with the perfect plan to do...

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Return of the mummy  by R. L. Stine

Return of the mummy

R. L. Stine

Book

Is a secret chant designed to bring mummies to life a hoax or does it really work?

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The haunted showboat  by Carolyn Keene

The haunted showboat

Carolyn Keene

Book

Nancy and her friends are to travel to New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season and explore a mystery surrounding an old river showboat. The boat, "River Princess" ran aground during a storm and been abandoned since then. The goal is to restore it before...

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Revenge of the lawn gnomes  by R. L. Stine

Revenge of the lawn gnomes

R. L. Stine

Book

Someone's creeping in the garden. Whispering nasty things. Smashing melons. Squashing tomatoes. No way two dumb old lawn ornaments with pointy hats could be causing all the trouble... Is there?

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Night of the living dummy  by R. L. Stine

Night of the living dummy

R. L. Stine

Book

When twins Lindy and Kris find a ventriloquist's dummy in a Dumpster, Lindy decides to "rescue" it, and she names it Slappy. But Kris is green with envy. It's not fair. Why does Lindy get to have all the fun and all the attention? Kris decides to get...

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Vampire breath  by R. L. Stine

Vampire breath

R. L. Stine

Book

Tough. That's Freddy Martinez and his friend, Cara. They're not afraid of anything. But that was before they went exploring in Freddy's basement. Before they found the secret room. Before they found the bottle of Vampire Breath.Poor Freddy and Cara. ...

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How I got my shrunken head  by R. L. Stine

How I got my shrunken head

R. L. Stine

Book

What has two eyes, a mouth, and wrinkly green skin? Mark's shrunken head! It's a present from his Aunt Benna. A gift from the jungle island of Baladora. Mark can't wait to show the kids at school his shrunken head. It's so ugly. So gross and creepy...and...

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The horror at Camp Jellyjam  by R. L. Stine

The horror at Camp Jellyjam

R. L. Stine

Book

King Jellyjam Sports Camp has it all. But it is no ordinary sports camp as Wendy is about to find out. The counsellors seem a little too happy. And why are they so obsessed with winning? It might have something to do with the hideous, slimy discovery...

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A night in Terror Tower  by R. L. Stine

A night in Terror Tower

R. L. Stine

Book

All locked up and no place to go!Sue and her brother, Eddie, are visiting London when they run into a little problem. They can't find their tour group. Still, there's no reason to panic. No way their tour guide would just leave them. All alone. In a gloomy...

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Welcome to Camp Nightmare  by R. L. Stine

Welcome to Camp Nightmare

R. L. Stine

Book

Next Summer you'll stay at home...if you survive! The food isn't great. The counselors are a little strange. And the camp director, Uncle Al, seems sort of demented. Okay, so Billy can handle all that. But then his fellow campers start to disappear. ...

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The werewolf of Fever Swamp  by R. L. Stine

The werewolf of Fever Swamp

R. L. Stine

Book

When a strange howling is heard and a rabbit is torn to shreds, everyone thinks that Grady's new dog is responsible, and Grady is determined to prove them wrong.

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Mog the forgetful cat  by Judith Kerr

Mog the forgetful cat

Judith Kerr

Picture book

"Mog always seems to be in trouble with her forgetfulness, but one night it comes in very handy"-Jacket.

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Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro  by Geronimo Stilton

Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro

Geronimo Stilton

Book

Outrageous daredevil Bruce Hyena is back, and he's convinced Geronimo to accompany him on another totally extreme adventure--a climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa! Will Geronimo discover the secret to making it to the summit?

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The secret in the old attic  by Carolyn Keene

The secret in the old attic

Carolyn Keene

Book

Nancy races against time to unravel the clues in a dead man's letters. If she succeeds, Philip March and his little granddaughter can be saved from financial ruin. It takes courage and ingenuity for the alert young detective to discover the significance...

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Arcta  by Adam Blade

Arcta

Adam Blade

Book

Tom must free the magical beasts of Avantia from an evil spell. Armed with a sword and shield from the Wizard Aduro, Tom sets out to face Arcta the mountain giant.

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That's not my robot--  by Fiona Watt

That's not my robot--

Fiona Watt

Picture book

Including many different surfaces and textures which promote interaction with the book, this latest title in the 'Touchy-Feely' series encourages young children to explore many different topics. In this children are feeling the robot.

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All join in  by Quentin Blake

All join in

Quentin Blake

Picture book

Rhyming stories which invite the reader to join in with the enjoyable noise choruses.

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The brothers Lionheart  by Astrid Lindgren

The brothers Lionheart

Astrid Lindgren

Book

Two brothers share many adventures after their death when they are reunited in Nangiyala, the land where sagas come from.

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Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands  by Geronimo Stilton

Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands

Geronimo Stilton

Book

My sister, Thea, had come up with a new way to torment me. She'd combined my two least favourite things - travel and ghosts! Thea had heard rumours of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island. And before I could say "Avast, ye scurvy rats,"...

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Watch your whiskers, Stilton!  by Geronimo Stilton

Watch your whiskers, Stilton!

Geronimo Stilton

Book

Cheesecake! A mysterious one-eyed rat was trying to steal The Rodent's Gazette from under my snout! I had to stop him -- but how? My business manager, Shif T. Paws, came up with a plan. He arranged for me to appear on a TV quiz show. If I won, the Gazette...

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The Ironwood tree  by Tony DiTerlizzi

The Ironwood tree

Tony DiTerlizzi

Book

After Mallory is kidnapped at her fencing meet, Jared and Simon search for her near an old quarry and find themselves amidst dwarves and goblins.

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Mog's bad thing  by Judith Kerr

Mog's bad thing

Judith Kerr

Picture book

Mog doesn't realise that the flappy floppy thing that has replaced her garden is in fact a marquee put up for a cat show. Soon curiosity takes over and Mog makes a spectacular entrance, winning the show as a result of her acrobatics.

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See you around, Sam!  by Lois Lowry

See you around, Sam!

Lois Lowry

Book

Sam Krupnik, mad at his mother because she won't let him wear his new plastic fangs in the house, decides to run away to Alaska.

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The little lie  by Sally Rippin

The little lie

Sally Rippin

Book

"Billie has broken her arm! It's going to be the best story ever for show and tell. Especially if she adds in a crocodile..." --Back cover.

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The beautiful haircut  by Sally Rippin

The beautiful haircut

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie is the best hairdresser in the world! She can make her dolls' hair beautiful. Can she make her own hair beautiful, too.

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The extra-special helper  by Sally Rippin

The extra-special helper

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie is her teacher's helper at the zoo. She has to stop everyone from being naughty. If only they'd listen to her.

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The midnight feast  by Sally Rippin

The midnight feast

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie and Jack are camping in Jack's backyard. But it's very dark. And maybe just a little bit scary. Are they really big enough to camp all on their own?

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The icebound land  by John (John Anthony) Flanagan

The icebound land

John (John Anthony) Flanagan

Book

Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsom Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy the king. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace...

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