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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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Incredible rescue mission  by Zanib Mian

Incredible rescue mission

Zanib Mian

Book

When Omar and his friends come back after the school holidays, their lovely teacher seems to have been replaced by somebody much more grumpy. Overhearing other teachers talking about her, Omar decides something terrible has happened. Could she possibly...

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Jack's secret summer  by Jack Ryder

Jack's secret summer

Jack Ryder

Book

Jack has been dreading the summer holidays - his dad works long hours, and so all he has to look forward to is an empty house. But when his boisterous neighbours, Bruno and Rocco, make it their mission to pull him into an adventure, his life will never...

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The wild way home  by Sophie Kirtley

The wild way home

Sophie Kirtley

Book

When Charlie's longed-for brother is born with a serious heart condition, Charlie's world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees the hospital and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating face-down...

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The power of positive pranking  by Nat Amoore

The power of positive pranking

Nat Amoore

Book

Green Peas is our name and pranking's our game! A symphony of alarm clocks at assembly? Yep, that was us. A plague of fluffy guinea pigs? It's next on our agenda. But for me, Cookie and Zeke, it's about more than just fun. We're determined to make a....

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What Zola did on Monday  by Melina Marchetta

What Zola did on Monday

Melina Marchetta

Book

Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an adventure. But Zola has a problem. No matter how much she tries, she can't keep out of trouble! Seven stories in the series - one for every day of the week...

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Minecraft  by Jason Fry

Minecraft

Jason Fry

Book

Stax Stonecutter has lived a peaceful, if unremarkable, life in his small town in the Overworld. The son of great adventurers and wise builders, Stax prefers an easier life. He loves to tend to his gardens and play with his cats all day, rather than ...

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Meet Mia by the jetty  by Janeen Brian

Meet Mia by the jetty

Janeen Brian

Book

Hi! I'm Mia. Jim is coming to stay with us soon. I want to show him the jetty, beach and island. But I don't want my bossy sister Alice to take over. So I have a plan.

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Hodgepodge  by Lili Wilkinson

Hodgepodge

Lili Wilkinson

Book

I'm Artie. I'm eleven years old. I do not believe in ghosts, or monsters. I do believe in science. I also believe that my step-sister Willow is kinda terrifying. Willow and I found a weird old book in the attic of our new house. It's called the Big Boke...

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Undercover llamas  by Aleesah Darlison

Undercover llamas

Aleesah Darlison

Book

After failing to apprehend some dangerously peck-happy hens, the League of Llamas are going undercover! But these aren't any ordinary secret identities - Phillipe, Lloyd and Elloise are joining Bruno Llamars (and his grumpy manager, Wally Chimpopo) as...

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Rogue llama  by Aleesah Darlison

Rogue llama

Aleesah Darlison

Book

League of Llamas secret agent Phillipe Llamar is on the run! Determined to clear his name after being framed for a crime he didn't commit, Phillipe dons a disguise and goes on the hunt for the true criminal - one Ratrick Tailbiter. But the more Phill...

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Mark Anchovy, pizza detective  by William Goldsmith

Mark Anchovy, pizza detective

William Goldsmith

Book

A pizza job like no other... Meet Mark Anchovy: pizza delivery boy and private detective - on his first mission to Rome. Colin Kingsley is a pizza delivery boy with a twist. He's actually an aspiring detective. But in sleepy Rufflington-on-Sea, there...

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Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek  by Paul Seden

Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek

Paul Seden

Book

Hi! I'm Sam. I have a new throw net. My cuz, Peter, and I can't wait to try it out. We want to catch a BIG barra!

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Hope

Hope

Book

Think you can't do anything about the world's problems? Have HOPE! Having hope means that we can make a change. And the kids of Australia have heaps of HOPE! Open your eyes, take a look around and Help Our Planet Every day. From the city to the country...

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What Zola did on Tuesday  by Melina Marchetta

What Zola did on Tuesday

Melina Marchetta

Book

Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an adventure. But Zola has a problem. No matter how much she tries, she can't keep out of trouble! Like on Tuesday, when Zola tries to help Nonna knit a scarf....

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Learn to draw (almost) anything in 6 easy steps  by Rich Davis

Learn to draw (almost) anything in 6 easy steps

Rich Davis

Book

In Learn to Draw (Almost) Anything in 6 Easy Steps, artist Rich Davis breaks down 100 sketches into six simple steps, showing you how to draw all sorts of fun things, from animals and flowers to robots and cars.What can you draw in 6 steps? You can create...

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Edie's experiments  by Charlotte Barkla

Edie's experiments

Charlotte Barkla

Book

I'm Edie and I'm obsessed with science. So I was sure that Annie B and I would win the Eco Fair competition. Then Dean Starlight arrived and started sabotaging our project. Now the competition has become an epic science battle of robotic spider attac...

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Going viral  by Adrian Beck

Going viral

Adrian Beck

Book

After accidentally going viral, Derek is now on a mission to go viral DELIBERATELY! After all, what's more SUPERCOOL than being an internet hit? The only problem is, none of his ideas are quite working out as he expected. But Derek's not the type to give...

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Coop knows the scoop  by Taryn Souders

Coop knows the scoop

Taryn Souders

Book

Thirteen-year-olds Cooper Goodman and Justice and Liberty Gordon investigate the eccentric residents of Windy Bottom, Georgia, after the remains of Coop's long-missing grandmother are uncovered and his Gramps is the prime suspect.

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Big Bollywood wedding  by Posy Diamond

Big Bollywood wedding

Posy Diamond

Book

You are invited to join in the wedding fun with Sophie, Shanti, Cora and Emily! Can Shanti plan a wedding surprise for her sister that will have the guests dancing with joy? Shanti's big sister is getting married and days of festivities are planned. Shanti...

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Meet the quokkas!  by Caryn Jenner

Meet the quokkas!

Caryn Jenner

Book

Does your child love quirky, furry creatures? This children's book about the beloved Australian quokka will be perfect for them. They will be fascinated to find out why this friendly creature is described as one of the happiest animals on the planet,...

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Peppa at the aquarium  by Lauren Holowaty

Peppa at the aquarium

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

Peppa's goldfish Goldie is sad, so Peppa takes him to the Aquarium to look for a new friend! It's an exciting day out for Peppa and her family, with lots of fantastic fish and sea creatures to discover! Miss Rabbit is your guide for this brilliant adventure...

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Mermaids are real!  by Holly Hatam

Mermaids are real!

Holly Hatam

Picture book

Treasure and coral and song--that's what mermaids are made of. Take a peek into their secret magical world!

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On the farm  by Samantha Meredith

On the farm

Samantha Meredith

Picture book

Plough the soil and feed the farm animals in this interactive countryside adventure.

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Opposites

Opposites

Picture book

The perfect introduction to learning opposites! Baby Touch: Opposites is a bold, bright board book perfect for little hands to explore. With high-contrast colours and touch-and-feels on every double page, this book helps to stimulate your baby's senses...

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Shopping trip  by Samantha Meredith

Shopping trip

Samantha Meredith

Picture book

Try on new outfits, pay at the till and visit the food court in this interactive shopping adventure.

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Ten sleepy sheep  by Renée Treml

Ten sleepy sheep

Renée Treml

Picture book

Night-time has fallen and the farm is asleep, time for you to count your sheep. Count along with our baby animals as a farm in the Australian bush goes to sleep.

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All about Bingo.

All about Bingo.

Picture book

Meet Bingo! Bingo Heeler loves getting lost in her own world, talking to tiny bugs and, of course, relaxing in her relaxing chair! Get to know all about Bluey's little sister in this fun shaped board book.

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All about Bluey.

All about Bluey.

Picture book

Meet Bluey! Bluey Heeler loves to play, explore and use her imagination to turn everyday life into an amazing adventure. Learn all about Bluey in this fun shaped board book.

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Night-night

Night-night

Picture book

Say 'night, night' to all the sleepy faces in this rhyming touch-and-feel book from Ladybird. Colours fade from light to dark as the book progresses, until it's night time and baby goes to bed. With tactile areas on every page, it's a perfect bedtime...

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Ravenclaw  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Ravenclaw

J. K. Rowling

Book

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series transport you to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Ravenclaw House Edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed...

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Star Wars. Use the force!  by Christian Blauvelt

Star Wars. Use the force!

Christian Blauvelt

Book

A fun, non-fiction chapter book where children can learn all about the Jedi. So, you want to learn what it takes to be a Jedi? Are you sure? The Star Wars galaxy can be a dangerous place and becoming a Jedi is not all about using the Force, duelling ...

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Wild scientists  by Steve Mould

Wild scientists

Steve Mould

Book

Join bestselling author Steve Mould to uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects. If you thought all scientists wear white coats and work in labs, think again! Meet amazing eng...

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Slytherin  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Slytherin

J. K. Rowling

Book

The noble values of Gryffindor house shine through the gathering darkness in Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts. The Weasley family remains steadfast in friendship as Harry awaits trial and Dumbledore revives the Order of the Phoenix, a secret society devoted...

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Gryffindor  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Gryffindor

J. K. Rowling

Book

The noble values of Gryffindor house shine through the gathering darkness in Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts. The Weasley family remains steadfast in friendship as Harry awaits trial and Dumbledore revives the Order of the Phoenix, a secret society devoted...

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Hufflepuff  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Hufflepuff

J. K. Rowling

Book

The noble values of Gryffindor house shine through the gathering darkness in Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts. The Weasley family remains steadfast in friendship as Harry awaits trial and Dumbledore revives the Order of the Phoenix, a secret society devoted...

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Inventors  by Robert M. L. Winston

Inventors

Robert M. L. Winston

Book

Meet the masterminds behind the greatest inventions in history and marvel at their achievements. Step into Leonardo da Vinci's workshop, relax on board Hideo Shima's speedy bullet train, and join movie star Hedy Lamarr to bounce ideas around in between...

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Ten minutes to bed  by Rhiannon Fielding

Ten minutes to bed

Rhiannon Fielding

Picture book

The perfect book written specifically for bedtime to calm your own sleepy dinosaur! Muddy puddles, tropical birds, erupting volcanos, the jungle is full of so many exciting things, how can Rumble the dinosaur possibly go to sleep? Weaving a journey from...

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Mammoth science  by David Macaulay

Mammoth science

David Macaulay

Book

David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science. From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to ...

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Craft lab for kids  by Stephanie Corfee

Craft lab for kids

Stephanie Corfee

Book

Through 52 fun, customizable crafts activities, Craft Lab for Kids promotes creativity and hands-on making for kids age 8 and up.

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Space

Space

Book

From Space travel and exploration, to the wonders of the Solar System such as the Moon and the Sun, and the mysteries of the Universe such as dark matter and black holes - this book covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images...

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Knowledge encyclopedia  by Derek Harvey

Knowledge encyclopedia

Derek Harvey

Book

Dive into our planet's largest and least explored world in this stunning encyclopedia of everything ocean - including whales, waves, wrecks, wind farms, and more! Using 3D computer illustrations to show cross-section views and a level of detail you can't...

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Super dinosaur  by Chris (Chris Tijani) Barker

Super dinosaur

Chris (Chris Tijani) Barker

Book

From the biggest teeth to the longest claws, SuperDinosaur uses jaw-dropping new lifelike images to bring you face-to-face with the most fearsome creatures that ever stalked the Earth. Get up close and personal with the deadly Dakotaraptor's killer claws,...

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How super cool tech works  by Ian Graham

How super cool tech works

Ian Graham

Book

How Super Cool Stuff Works explains how the incredible technologies of today will shape the world of tomorrow. This includes state-of-the-art buildings, new ways of travelling, imaginative entertainment gadgets, space exploration, and even how telepo...

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Small town  by Phillip Gwynne

Small town

Phillip Gwynne

Picture book

Milly loves the small town she lives in and she loves playing basketball with her friends. The trouble is, families keep leaving, and soon they won't have enough players for a team. But when Milly learns at school about the refugees who have nowhere to...

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The unbelievable Oliver and the sawed-in-half dads  by Pseudonymous Bosch

The unbelievable Oliver and the sawed-in-half dads

Pseudonymous Bosch

Book

Oliver is new to the magical arts. In fact, he has only performed one act so far, and that one was interrupted by a theft-in-progress that he, his friends the twins Teenie and Bea, and his wisecracking rabbit, Benny, managed to thwart. Now Oliver has...

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The Unbelievable Oliver and the four jokers  by Pseudonymous Bosch

The Unbelievable Oliver and the four jokers

Pseudonymous Bosch

Book

Eight-year-old Oliver dreams of being a professional magician, even though he has terrible stage fright. And now, his friends Teenie and Bea have gotten him invited to a classmate's birthday party as the paid entertainment! Desperate for help, he visits...

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Running wild  by Galadriel Watson

Running wild

Galadriel Watson

Book

Creatures sprint, slither, and soar in this STEM-driven dive into the extraordinary, everyday ways animals move! A squid jets through the ocean like a rocket. A cheetah races after a zig-zagging gazelle. A fishing spider walks on water with its eight...

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Fiona, it's bedtime  by Richard Cowdrey

Fiona, it's bedtime

Richard Cowdrey

Picture book

At the end of a busy day, Fiona the hippo wishes goodnight to all of her friends at the zoo.

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Amelia Bedelia  by Herman Parish

Amelia Bedelia

Herman Parish

Book

Amelia Bedelia loses her tooth... and then she loses it again. But it's finders keepers in the end.

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Hana the Hanukkah fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Hana the Hanukkah fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

When Hana the Hanukkah Fairy's hanukkiah is stolen by naughty Jack Frost, Hanukkah celebrations everywhere are at risk. Rachel and Kirsty must help Hani find her magical object!

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Deena the Diwali fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Deena the Diwali fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Join Rachel, Kirsty and the Festival Fairies as they help to make special celebrations everywhere run smoothly with the help of fairy magic. When Deena the Diwali Fairy's diya lamp is stolen by naughty Jack Frost, Diwali celebrations everywhere are at...

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Queen Aurora's birthday surprise  by Daisy Meadows

Queen Aurora's birthday surprise

Daisy Meadows

Book

Join best friends Emily and Aisha as they discover a secret world full of unicorns, magic and friendship! Journey with them to the beautiful kingdom of Enchanted Valley, where the beautiful Queen Aurora rules kindly over the unicorns and all other ma...

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The vanishing statue  by Carolyn Keene

The vanishing statue

Carolyn Keene

Book

While attending a fancy party hosted by Duchess Strickland, a wealthy philanthropist who owns a priceless art collection, teenaged Nancy Drew finds a new mystery to investigate when the goddess statue disappears.

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Yuzu the pet vet. 2 by Mingo Ito

Yuzu the pet vet. 2

Mingo Ito

Graphic novel

"For an 11-year-old, Yuzu's got a lot on her plate. When her mom gets sick, Yuzu goes to live with her uncle who runs the local animal hospital. She used to be scared of animals, but now she knows each patient is a fluffy friend in the making! This time,...

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Rowley Jefferson's awesome friendly adventure  by Jeff Kinney

Rowley Jefferson's awesome friendly adventure

Jeff Kinney

Book

Adventure awaits! From the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions. Join Roland and his best friend, Garg the Barbarian, as they leave the safety of their village and embark on a quest to save Roland's mom from the White...

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The little plant doctor  by Jean Marzollo

The little plant doctor

Jean Marzollo

Book

A biography of George Washington Carver, whose scientific research revolutionized the economy of the South.

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Omeletta hen  by Janelle Wilkey

Omeletta hen

Janelle Wilkey

Picture book

"'An egg in the garden. An egg on the path. An egg in a shoe. An egg in the bath. 'Cluck, cluck! Wonderful me! Cackle, cackle! My eggs are free!' Young Nelson despairs that his hen won't lay her eggs in his henhouse, so decides to lock her in until she...

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Save the day, Wonder Woman!  by Michael Dahl

Save the day, Wonder Woman!

Michael Dahl

Picture book

Discover the power of FRIENDSHIP in this must-have picture book featuring DC Comics' WONDER WOMAN! As one of the World's Greatest Super Heroes, WONDER WOMAN has many powers and abilities, including lightning-quick speed, super-strength, and a golden lasso....

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Stella Endicott and the anything-is-possible poem  by Kate DiCamillo

Stella Endicott and the anything-is-possible poem

Kate DiCamillo

Book

Stella Endicott loves her teacher, Miss Liliana, and she is thrilled when the class is assigned to write a poem. Stella crafts a beautiful poem about Mercy Watson, the pig who lives next door, a poem complete with a metaphor and full of curiosity and...

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Who do you go for?  by Heath McKenzie

Who do you go for?

Heath McKenzie

Picture book

In life, there are many big questions. Are bigfoots really real? Are tomatoes really fruit? But there's one question that's more important than all the others. Who do you GO for? Follow one young footy fan's journey to find out which team they should...

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Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea  by David Almond

Annie Lumsden, the girl from the sea

David Almond

Book

A magical story about finding your identity from one of the most acclaimed storytellers of his generation, richly illustrated in full colour by an internationally renowned artist. My mother says that all things can be turned to tales. I thought she meant...

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Nana says I will be famous one day  by Ann Stott

Nana says I will be famous one day

Ann Stott

Picture book

School event? Ball game? Nana is there. But who will cheer on Nana after she takes a tumble? A sweet and spirited intergenerational story.

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How to drive a Roman chariot  by Caryl Hart

How to drive a Roman chariot

Caryl Hart

Picture book

Albie is outside feeding the horses, when it starts to rain and he finds himself whisked off to Ancient Rome! There is meets a young girl, Julia and before they know it they are at the helm of a runaway chariot. Can they stop the chariot before it's too...

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Bear in space  by Deborah Abela

Bear in space

Deborah Abela

Picture book

Bear is different. When he dreams of going into space, the other bears laugh. But Bear has plans to change his world, one space adventure at a time. In space he feels at home, but also alone, until something extraordinary happens. He discovers just how...

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Marshmallow Pie the cat superstar on TV  by Clara Vulliamy

Marshmallow Pie the cat superstar on TV

Clara Vulliamy

Book

Marshmallow Marmaduke Vanilla-Bean Sugar-Pie Fluffington-Fitz-Noodle is a big, fluffy cat with an even BIGGER personality! With the help of his owner, Amelia, Pie is well on his way to stardom. He's got himself a role ON TV! But then he hears that he'll...

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Mouse in the house  by Russell Ayto

Mouse in the house

Russell Ayto

Picture book

Mr and Mrs Homeowner have a mouse in their house, and they want it gone. Mr Bosh - big chief mouse-catcher, and Mr Bumble - assistant mouse-catcher (wearing shoes that squeak like a mouse) arrive on the scene. They try all the old tricks: setting a t...

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No-Bot  by Sue Hendra

No-Bot

Sue Hendra

Picture book

When Bernard the Robot's bottom starts to make funny noises, he decides it MUST be broken! So along with his friends, he sets off to find the perfect replacement. Perhaps a nice round cheese will work? Too smelly! Or maybe a red sofa? Too heavy! It's...

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Marshmallow Pie the cat superstar  by Clara Vulliamy

Marshmallow Pie the cat superstar

Clara Vulliamy

Book

A hilarious new series from Clara Vulliamy, the author-illustrator of Dotty Detective, about grumpy cat Marshmallow Pie and his reluctant pursuit of stardom. Perfect for fans of Toto the Ninja Cat or The Secret Life of Pets. Marshmallow Marmaduke Van...

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The Inkberg Enigma by Jonathan King

The Inkberg Enigma

Jonathan King

Graphic novel

"Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, and the town council are all linked...

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A bowl full of peace  by Caren Barzelay Stelson

A bowl full of peace

Caren Barzelay Stelson

Graphic novel

"Six-year-old Sachiko and her family suffered greatly after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, and in the years that followed, the miraculous survival of a ceramic bowl became a key part of Sachiko's journey toward peace."--

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All together now by Hope Larson

All together now

Hope Larson

Graphic novel

"When her band's drummer and fellow guitarist start dating, life gets awkward for eighth-grader Bina, a talented musician and songwriter, whose discomfort only multiplies when her best friend Austin develops a crush on her."--Provided by publisher.

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Catstronauts. Book 6, Digital disaster by Drew Brockington

Catstronauts. Book 6, Digital disaster

Drew Brockington

Graphic novel

"Darby Fuzzelton, the world's richest cat, is determined to open the first-ever space hotel! Her first guests? The elite CatStronauts along with a few kittens who were top of their class at Space Camp. Their job? To prove that her space hotel is safe...

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Cleopatra in space. Book six, Queen of the Nile by Mike Maihack

Cleopatra in space. Book six, Queen of the Nile

Mike Maihack

Book

"The time has come for Cleo to fulfill the ancient prophecy that declares her a savior and a hero, a prophecy she still struggles to accept. Cleo is joined by old and new friends as they fight to defend the galaxy she's come to call home against the evil...

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New Zealand  by Carmel Reilly

New Zealand

Carmel Reilly

Book

'New Zealand' provides a comprehensive outline of the land, history, government, people and culture of New Zealand. It explores daily life in New Zealand through the eyes of local children and describes New Zealand's unique relationship with Australi...

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Outside in  by Deborah Underwood

Outside in

Deborah Underwood

Picture book

Illustrations and easy-to-read text reveal ways nature affects our everyday lives, such as providing food and clothing, and showing when to go to bed and when to get up.

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Love you head to toe  by Ashley Barron

Love you head to toe

Ashley Barron

Picture book

Love You Head To Toe combines Ashley Barron's illustrations with a simple rhyming text that compares babies to baby animals. Each comparison takes up one spread and features the baby animal and the baby each engaged in a similar action-whether it's a...

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W.I.T.C.H. Part VI, Ragorlang.

W.I.T.C.H. Part VI, Ragorlang.

Graphic novel

"Here there be monster! The Ragorlangs are out of control, and not even Kandrakar is safe! Can the W.I.T.C.H. girls pull together to defeat this threat unlike anything they've faced before?"--Provided by publisher.

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Milo's world. Book three, The cloud girl by Richard Marazano

Milo's world. Book three, The cloud girl

Richard Marazano

Graphic novel

"The village's tranquility is once again threatened as a mysterious girl is found floating in the lake, one who has a strange connection to the wild brambles that climb into the sky, and the terrible monsters that are climbing down to terrorize the land!...

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Act by Kayla Miller

Act

Kayla Miller

Graphic novel

"Olive is excited to start sixth grade: new teachers, new experiences, and a field trip to the big city with her best buds! But when Olive finds out that a school policy is keeping some kids from going on the trip, she decides to act. She's prepared to...

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Chloe. 5, Carnival party by Greg Tessier

Chloe. 5, Carnival party

Greg Tessier

Book

"After an extended stay with her grandmother, Chloe is finally back home, ready to hang out with her best friend. Unfortunately, her best friend Fatoumata isn't around, her helicopter parent father is taking up all her time. Friendless and alone, our...

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Beady Bold and the yum-yams  by Emily Rodda

Beady Bold and the yum-yams

Emily Rodda

Book

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find. Everyone loves Bring-and-Buy Day, when Trader Jolly visits the Island with all the supplies Monty and his friends need. But this Bring-and-Buy day is d...

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Lost Bots!  by Lauren Clauss

Lost Bots!

Lauren Clauss

Book

When Energon hits the mall, it's soon clear that everything inside is more than meets the eye! Candy treats, sports equipment, electronics, food, school supplies, and more come to life as little Transformers robots called the BotBots!

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Our environment  by Jacques Pasquet

Our environment

Jacques Pasquet

Book

The environment is an essential but sometimes tough and weighty concept to grasp. This engaging nonfiction book takes readers back to the basics, offering an accessible overview of what makes up our environment, how those parts work, and why they mat...

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The art of the possible  by Edward Keenan

The art of the possible

Edward Keenan

Book

Why do we need politics? This is a common question, from both naïve observer and disillusioned adult. This book answers the universal query by demonstrating that politics is a very human system, not some bizarre mechanism foisted upon an unwilling public...

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1,000 facts about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life  by Patricia Daniels

1,000 facts about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life

Patricia Daniels

Book

From dinosaurs like Stegosaurus and Giganotosaurus that ruled the land to the mammoths and giant sloths that followed them, discover all you have ever wanted to know about dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric life. Uncover amazing fossil facts about the...

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Leo's monster  by Marcus Pfister

Leo's monster

Marcus Pfister

Picture book

When Leo, the city mouse, visits his friend Zoe in the countryside for the first time, he meets a huge and horrible monster. It's gigantic, has lots of horns and an enormous tail, and when it roars, the earth shakes. At least that's what Leo saw. Or did...

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Dawn of the underlord  by Aaron Blabey

Dawn of the underlord

Aaron Blabey

Book

The Bad Guys--sorry, Shadow Squad-G--have finally saved the world from butt-handed evil. And now it's time to party! But Mr. Snake doesn't feel like partying. Ohhh, no. He's way too powerful for that. Mr. Snake would rather mess with things that could...

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Tawhirimātea  by June Pitman-Hayes

Tawhirimātea

June Pitman-Hayes

Picture book

"Sing a long to this catchy maratiki song celebrating Earth, sky, seasons and whanau. Its our very own Aotearoa, from forest to seashore, dawn light to starry night."--Provided by publisher.

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The bad luck lighthouse by Nicki Thornton

The bad luck lighthouse

Nicki Thornton

Audio CD

"The twisty-turny sequel to the bestselling The Last Chance Hotel - Agatha Christie meets Harry Potter! In solving the mystery of the Last Chance Hotel, Seth has discovered a bewildering new world of magic. But the truth about his mother's fate remains,...

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The secret of the dark waterfall by Alexander McCall Smith

The secret of the dark waterfall

Alexander McCall Smith

Audio CD

"The School Ship Tobermory and its intrepid young crew are back in Hebridean waters. When a violent storm blows them off course to a remote island, they discover a fisherman's journal written a hundred years ago which tells of a mysterious shipwreck ...

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The battle for perfect by Helena Duggan

The battle for perfect

Helena Duggan

Audio CD

"Things have quietened down in the town that used to be Perfect. But stories reach Violet and Boy of five missing scientists. And then they discover something odd in the forest outside Town - a mirror maze hiding a huge castle. Creeping inside, they overhear...

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