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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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Arlo & Pips. 1, King of the birds by Elise Gravel

Arlo & Pips. 1, King of the birds

Elise Gravel

Graphic novel

"Like most crows, Arlo has a big brain. But Arlo has something else: a little pal who's not afraid to tell him when he's being insufferable! Arlo and Pips' adventures include a visit the big city and the beach on their hunt for shiny things and French...

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Splatoon. Vol. 11 by Sankichi Hinodeya

Splatoon. Vol. 11

Sankichi Hinodeya

Graphic novel

"All-new adventures featuring the beloved characters of the hit Nintendo video game! Four Inklings get caught up in the Splatoon Turf Wars, and the final match of the Ranked Battle Cup begins!"--Provided by publisher.

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Marvel vault of heroes. Tony Stark, Iron Man by Fred Van Lente

Marvel vault of heroes. Tony Stark, Iron Man

Fred Van Lente

Graphic novel

"Who is Iron Man, the world-renowned symbol of mega-conglomerate Stark International? And what terrible secret from his past forces billionaire inventor Tony Stark to become the Golden Guardian? Plus, battles with Plantman, Dr. Doom, and more. And a ...

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The book of hopes

The book of hopes

Book

"I asked them to write something very short, fiction or non-fiction, or draw something that would make the children reading it feel like possibility-ists: something that would make them laugh or wonder or snort or smile. The response was magnificent,...

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Fly Guy & Fly Girl  by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy & Fly Girl

Tedd Arnold

Book

When Buzz and Liz visit the zoo, their pets Fly Guy and Fly Girl go looking for food, and find the Creatures of the Night exhibit, where they see animals that would like to eat them.

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Twinkle's fairy pet day  by Katharine Holabird

Twinkle's fairy pet day

Katharine Holabird

Picture book

From the acclaimed author of the beloved Angelina Ballerina series comes the third glittery picture book about a feisty little fairy who gets a pet dragon! Twinkle has always wanted a pet so she's thrilled when Fairy Godmother grants her and her friends...

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Bury me  by K. R. Alexander

Bury me

K. R. Alexander

Book

No one ever leaves Copper Hollow. It's a town with a deadly history, but nobody ever talks about it. Kimberly thinks there might be something strange going on. She's not sure what - until the menacing doll appears with two words written across its cl...

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The Berenstain Bears' school talent show  by Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears' school talent show

Mike Berenstain

Book

From the cub's magic tricks to Trudy's yodelling, any student can be in the show. All you need is a talent! Beginning readers will enjoy this fun tale about their favourite family of bears.

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Colours in the garden  by Kat Macleod

Colours in the garden

Kat Macleod

Picture book

Explore the joys of different colours in this board book for babies and toddlers. Discover your colours in an adventure through the garden, meeting bugs, leaves and blooms along the way. This Kat Macleod Early Learner explores a new colour on every p...

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Boy, everywhere  by A. M. Dassu

Boy, everywhere

A. M. Dassu

Book

Boy, Everywhere chronicles their harrowing journey and struggle to settle in a new land. Forced to sell all their belongings and leave their friends and beloved grandmother behind, Sami and his family travel across the Middle East to Turkey, where they...

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The world of adventure sports  by Emma Carlson Berne

The world of adventure sports

Emma Carlson Berne

Book

An adrenaline-fuelled guide to extreme sports for kids, including snowboarding, skydiving, BMXing, rock climbing and much more. As well as a general introduction to each sport, discover star athletes such as Shaun White, Chloe Kim and Danny Way, a list...

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Love around the world  by Alli Brydon

Love around the world

Alli Brydon

Book

Introduce children to the wonderful ways love is expressed in different cultures and countries across the globe. From gifting lunch boxes in Japan to adorning brides with beautiful henna designs in India, writing someone a loving poem on Sinterklaas in...

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All the Greys on Greene Street  by Laura Tucker

All the Greys on Greene Street

Laura Tucker

Book

SoHo, 1981. Twelve-year-old Olympia is an artist -- and in her neighborhood, that's normal. Her dad and his business partner Apollo bring antique paintings back to life, while her mother makes intricate sculptures in a corner of their loft, leaving Ollie...

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The Puffin keeper  by Michael Morpurgo

The Puffin keeper

Michael Morpurgo

Book

It was Benjamin Postlethwaite's job all his long life to make sure the light shone brightly high up in the lighthouse on Puffin Island. Not once in all his years as the lighthouse keeper had he ever let his light go out. But sometimes even the brightest...

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Fart quest  by Aaron Reynolds

Fart quest

Aaron Reynolds

Book

After their masters are vaporized in a goblin battle gone badly, Fart, Pan, and Moxie, three lowly apprentices, decide to impersonate their mentors and pick up the mantle as heroes of the realm. But they need more than a fancy robe, magic staff, and book...

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Peril at Owl Park  by Marthe Jocelyn

Peril at Owl Park

Marthe Jocelyn

Book

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, Christmas becomes a lot more exciting when a dead body is found in this second book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most pop...

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The Dare sisters  by Jessica M. Rinker

The Dare sisters

Jessica M. Rinker

Book

Savannah Dare and her sisters, Frances and Jolene, must find Blackbeard's lost treasure to fulfill their grandfather's dream and save their family home, but they are not alone in seeking pirate gold on Ocracoke Island.

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The tiny mansion  by Keir Graff

The tiny mansion

Keir Graff

Book

Twelve-year-old Dagmar and her family spend a summer living off-the-grid in a tiny home parked in the Northern California redwood forest, next door to an eccentric tech billionaire and his very unusual family.

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Wanted!  by Heather Tekavec

Wanted!

Heather Tekavec

Book

What do a cuckoo who abandons her own egg and a frog who fakes his own death have in common? They're two of the most wanted creatures in the animal kingdom! In this hilarious nonfiction book, readers will meet 13 badly behaved creatures and the detective...

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A last goodbye  by Elin Kelsey

A last goodbye

Elin Kelsey

Picture book

This book explores the death of a loved one through the parallel experiences of other species of animals, similar to Elin's treatment of nature in You Are Stardust and problem-solving in Wild Ideas. As with Elin's previous picture books, A Last Goodbye...

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Click, clack, good night  by Doreen Cronin

Click, clack, good night

Doreen Cronin

Picture book

Farmer Brown puts the other animals to bed but gives up on Duck, who sets out to find just the right spot--and snack--to help him sleep.

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The paper boat  by Thao Lam

The paper boat

Thao Lam

Picture book

Thao Lam's family came to Canada as refugees during the Vietnam War. When Thao started thinking about how to tell this story, she couldn't stop thinking about ants: small, seemingly insignificant creatures who are able to travel amazingly long distan...

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Bill Nye's great big world of science  by Bill Nye

Bill Nye's great big world of science

Bill Nye

Book

Science educator, TV host, and New York Times bestselling author Bill Nye is on a mission to help kids understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Featuring a range of subjects-physics, chemistry, geology, biology, astronomy, glo...

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The book of inventions  by Tim Cooke

The book of inventions

Tim Cooke

Book

Featuring over 40 inventions, from flushing toilets to drones, microscopes to MRI scanners, this brilliant STEM-themed read will get kids interested in the technology and gadgets that make the world go round. Let this book take you on a guided tour through...

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Crossings  by Katy Duffield

Crossings

Katy Duffield

Book

A non-fiction exploration of animal crossings built by animal lovers around the world to help animals cross over, under, around, and through human construction.

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Stink and the hairy scary spider  by Megan McDonald

Stink and the hairy scary spider

Megan McDonald

Book

Creepy! Crawly! Criminy! Stink is bonkers about most scientific things. But dangle a spider in front of him and he goes berserk! Stink is so freaked out by spiders that he can't read about them. He can't look at them. He can't think about them. And he...

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The complete DIY cookbook for young chefs

The complete DIY cookbook for young chefs

Book

Ever wondered how ketchup is made? How do you bake the most-awesome-ever cheese crackers (fish-shaped, of course)? Can you really make homemade butter in 10 minutes? The third title in this bestselling series of complete cookbooks for young chefs goes...

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Let's be friends  by B. B Arthur

Let's be friends

B. B Arthur

Book

Introduces the various dolls of L.O.L. Surprise, including Kitty Queen, Pop Heart, MC Swag, Merbaby, and Punk Boi.

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Frog frenzy  by Jane Clarke

Frog frenzy

Jane Clarke

Book

Lottie loves wildlife and dreams of becoming a nature show presenter like Samira, host of her favourite programme Every Little Thing. Lottie decides to make a pond in her back garden to encourage local wildlife. She enlists her techy neighbour Noah's...

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Ansley's big bake off  by Kaitlyn Pitts

Ansley's big bake off

Kaitlyn Pitts

Book

Ansley and her family move to a new city to seek a new start after the death of their mother. But that also means, a new school, new friends, new everything! Fortunately, even though no one could ever take the place of their mom, Aunt Samantha has moved...

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Pete the cat  by Kim Dean

Pete the cat

Kim Dean

Picture book

When his friends are less than impressed by the crayon portraits he draws of them, Pete the cat begins doubting his artistic abilities before reconnecting with his unfailingly creative, groovy spirit and the realization that there are no mistakes in ...

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Star Wars  by Kristin Lund

Star Wars

Kristin Lund

Book

"Explore the fascinating Star Wars(TM) galaxy with this updated edition of Star Wars: Complete Locations. Discover all the locations and film settings featured in the entire Star Wars saga. Incredible inside looks at the Star Wars world make this a m...

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Kenny & the book of beasts  by Tony DiTerlizzi

Kenny & the book of beasts

Tony DiTerlizzi

Book

Kenny Rabbit's jealousy leads to trouble after Dante the Manticore escapes from an evil witch's magical book and reunites with his old friend, Grahame the Dragon.

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Harry and the guinea pig  by Nancy (Nancy R.) Lambert

Harry and the guinea pig

Nancy (Nancy R.) Lambert

Picture book

Harry, the mischievous white dog with black spots, loves being the centre of attention. But when the neighbour's guinea pig comes to stay, Harry feels quite left out! No matter what he tries, nobody seems to notice Harry anymore. But when Harry accid...

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Schoolhouse mystery  by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Schoolhouse mystery

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Book

The Boxcar children are spending the summer in a tiny, quiet New England fishing village. The little schoolhouse doesn't have a proper teacher, so the Aldens are teaching!

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Smashy town  by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman

Smashy town

Andrea Griffing Zimmerman

Picture book

With a turn of his crane and a swing of his wrecking ball, Mr. Gilly knocks down the old buildings. He smashes through brick and wood. He crashes through stone and glass. Then, with a push from his bulldozer, Mr. Gilly cleans it all up to make room f...

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Fauja Singh keeps going  by Simran Jeet Singh

Fauja Singh keeps going

Simran Jeet Singh

Book

The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation...

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What's in the truck?  by Philip Ardagh

What's in the truck?

Philip Ardagh

Picture book

'Out glides a limo, as sleek as a plane. With big gleaming hubcaps as bright as champagne'. Children will delight in this silly tale of a dog prince in his truck with a very special delivery. With each page turn a new vehicle pops out of the last. This...

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ABC nature  by Nicola Edwards

ABC nature

Nicola Edwards

Picture book

From acorn to zebra dive into the alphabet of the outdoors! This tactile touch and trace book, inspired by the beauty of the natural world, will help to develop your child's vocabulary and hand-eye coordination, while encouraging a lifelong love of n...

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Who ate my book?  by Tina Kügler

Who ate my book?

Tina Kügler

Book

A goat is on the loose and is taking bites out of everything, even pages of this book!

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Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes  by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi

Book

After fourteen-year-old Aru Shah and her friends fail to keep a prophecy from the Sleeper, they undergo a rebranding campaign to prove the Pandavas's trustworthiness, but Aru believes they need to focus on finding the Tree of Wishes before the Sleeper...

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Golden Egg  by Sam Hay

Golden Egg

Sam Hay

Book

A legendary criminal has escaped from jail, and Jackson and Quigley are on the case! This time, they will definitely prove themselves worthy of joining the FBI (Frosty Bureau of Investigation). There's just one small problem: the Egg. Jackson's mom has...

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The last loose tooth  by Tyler Clark Burke

The last loose tooth

Tyler Clark Burke

Picture book

Lou is the last loose baby tooth, and he's just not ready to make the leap and leave the mouth...until all the other baby teeth are gone and Lou must face his fear.

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If animals gave thanks  by Ann Whitford Paul

If animals gave thanks

Ann Whitford Paul

Picture book

If animals gave thanks . . .what would they do? Raccoon would chir-chirrrr thanks for her cub. Crow would loop and swoop in the sky. And Bear would invite his friends to a bountiful feast. Across the animal kingdom, every creature would be grateful for...

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Arthur wants a balloon  by Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia

Arthur wants a balloon

Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia

Picture book

Arthur's depressed dad rushes him through the park every morning, through grey and rainy weather. Arthur just wants a balloon from the park's vendor, and Dad always says no. But one rainy morning, the balloons magically appear at their doorstep, and ...

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How to be a butterfly  by Laura Knowles

How to be a butterfly

Laura Knowles

Book

Should a butterfly be big or small? Should it be bright and bold, or perfectly pale? A joyous, imaginative, yet informative non-fiction picture book about what it takes to be a butterfly--body parts, behaviour and life cycle--with the underlying message...

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The lights & types of ships at night  by Dave Eggers

The lights & types of ships at night

Dave Eggers

Picture book

You may have heard of ships. You may have also heard of the sea and the night. But did you realize there's nothing more beautiful than a ship and its lights on the sea at night? In warm and witty prose, this book asks the reader to consider the splendor...

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Dangerous dinosaurs

Dangerous dinosaurs

Book

Which dinosaur was the deadliest killing machine? How big was Tyrannosaurus rex's tooth? Find out who's who in the dinosaur world, what dinosaurs ate, how they hunted, and so much more.

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Reindeer  by Ginjer L. Clarke

Reindeer

Ginjer L. Clarke

Book

Did you know that reindeer can run up to fifty miles an hour? Or that they travel for thousands of miles every year? That's farther than any other land mammal! Told with simple language and shown with vivid photographs, this book is perfect for emerg...

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Jane Austen's Mansfield Park  by Ayisha Malik

Jane Austen's Mansfield Park

Ayisha Malik

Book

A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. Fanny Price is one of nine children, and her family are very poor. So when a distant relative offers to take her in - giving her...

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Merry Christmas Gus  by Chris Chatterton

Merry Christmas Gus

Chris Chatterton

Picture book

Christmas... The season of laughter, good food, games and funny jumpers. But not when you're a grumpy dog like Gus. Gus doesn't like Christmas at all. But can a little bit of Christmas kindness change his mind?

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Trial by fire  by Jeff Probst

Trial by fire

Jeff Probst

Book

"Being shipwrecked on a jungle island in the middle of the South Pacific was bad enough. But now that Carter, Vanessa, Buzz and Jane have lost their boat--and almost everything on board--to another violent storm, it's like starting over. That means f...

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The blue giant  by Katie Cottle

The blue giant

Katie Cottle

Book

"Mia and her mum are enjoying a break at the seaside. Until... ...a creature emerges from the waves. It's a giant. A blue giant. It has a stirring plea to help clean up the ocean and save the sea creatures from the menace of plastic waste. Mia and her...

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My first kitten  by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

My first kitten

Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Book

What is it like to get your first kitten? Find out in this early reader by Biscuit creator Alyssa Satin Capucilli. You will feed your kitten, pet it, pick up after it, and most of all...love it very much. Young readers will love seeing kids their age...

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Finders creepers  by Derek Fridolfs

Finders creepers

Derek Fridolfs

Book

Twins Atticus and Esmeralda Fetch are the best pet finders in Thorns Hollow -- a town where people have a lot of pets, and those pets often get lost. But when a lost dog leads them to an old, Victorian house on the edge of town, the twins find their ...

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Baby loves yoga  by Jennifer Eckford

Baby loves yoga

Jennifer Eckford

Picture book

B is for Breathe, C is for Cat pose, and D is for Downward dog in this beautiful ABC book designed to teach very young children the basic concepts of yoga. Baby Loves is a new range of giftable preschool ABC books that taps into the trends that matte...

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Baby loves vegan  by Jennifer Eckford

Baby loves vegan

Jennifer Eckford

Picture book

C is for Coconut, O is for Organic, and P is for Plants in this beautiful ABC book designed to teach very young children the basic concepts of veganism. Baby Loves is a new range of giftable preschool ABC books that taps into the trends that matter. ...

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Unicorn's birthday  by Lucy Golden

Unicorn's birthday

Lucy Golden

Picture book

It's Unicorn's birthday! Everyone is having fun, but Unicorn wishes that it would stop raining so that they can have the party outside. Will Unicorn's wish come true?

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1000 words  by Jules Pottle

1000 words

Jules Pottle

Book

This picture word book of 1000 first science words is the perfect STEM ebook for helping children learn. It introduces key scientific concepts while broadening children's vocabulary and strengthening their early reading and writing skills. Every pict...

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The birthday almanac  by Claire Saunders

The birthday almanac

Claire Saunders

Book

What does your star sign mean? What are your birth crystals, flowers and lucky talismans? How can you celebrate yours and friends birthday in harmony with your astrological calendar? Find out all this and more in this birthday-tastic book celebrating...

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Attack of the Underwear Dragon  by Scott Rothman

Attack of the Underwear Dragon

Scott Rothman

Picture book

When a dragon wearing very large underwear threatens the kingdom the Knights of the Round Table run away, leaving Sir Percival's young assistant, Cole, to face the beast.

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Wolf girl  by Jo Loring-Fisher

Wolf girl

Jo Loring-Fisher

Picture book

Sophy doesn't know how to fit in. She tries to talk at school but the words get stuck in her throat and everyone laughs and whispers behind her back. Upset and alone, Sophy hides away in her room. But then an extraordinary thing happens… Sophy is whisked...

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From Archie to Zack  by Vincent X. Kirsch

From Archie to Zack

Vincent X. Kirsch

Picture book

Archie and Zack are inseparable, both in elementary school and outside it, but Archie is having trouble telling Zack about his love, so he writes a letter, from A. to Z.; in fact he writes a lot of letters, but they do not sound right so he hides the...

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Trick or treat Parakeet  by Lesley Sims

Trick or treat Parakeet

Lesley Sims

Book

It's Halloween and Parakeet is busy carving pumpkins and icing spooky treats. But when her friends come to call, they get a shock. Is that a GHOST who answers the door?

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Toad makes a road  by Russell Punter

Toad makes a road

Russell Punter

Book

Toad moves into a new house on top of a hill, but no one can get to it until she builds a road leading to her house.

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The explorer's code  by Allison K. Hymas

The explorer's code

Allison K. Hymas

Book

Charlie, Anna, and Emily must overcome their differences and work together to solve various puzzles leading to the secret treasure a famous female explorer left in Idlewood Manor before the adults do.

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The secret lives of queens and kings  by Veruska Motta

The secret lives of queens and kings

Veruska Motta

Book

To be living as a king or queen sounds amazing, doesn't it? This book shows the real ups and downs of Queens and Kings lives, to show that all that glitter isn't gold! The stories of great Queens and Kings from all over the world are here collected, from...

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Speak up, Molly Lou Melon  by Patty Lovell

Speak up, Molly Lou Melon

Patty Lovell

Picture book

Molly Lou's mother encouraged her to speak up when something is wrong, for those who can't, and even when it's hard, and all of that comes into play when a bully picks on a new kid at school.

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Where bone?  by Kitty Moss

Where bone?

Kitty Moss

Picture book

Balthazar's Bone is his favorite toy in the world, so when he wakes up and realizes it is missing he starts to freak out! He searches everywhere around the house, from the garden (no Bone) to the kitchen (no Bone!), and even in the bathroom--still no...

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Julia's house moves on  by Ben Hatke

Julia's house moves on

Ben Hatke

Picture book

Julia's house is restless. Julia and her family of lost creatures are ready to move on. But where will they go? And how will they get there? Don't worry--Julia has a plan for that! Julia always has a plan. But when Julia's plans all fail... What's left...

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My hair is magic!  by M. L. Marroquin

My hair is magic!

M. L. Marroquin

Picture book

This little girl knows her hair is great just as it is. When people ask, “Why is your hair so BIG?” she answers, “Why isn't yours?” Her hair is soft, it protects her, it's both gentle and fierce. While some might worry about how it's different and try...

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Grandpa's stopwatch  by Loretta Garbutt

Grandpa's stopwatch

Loretta Garbutt

Picture book

A sensitive portrayal of loss and grief, told through a grandchild's inheritance of a stopwatch that belonged to Grandpa. In this touching debut picture book about the loss of a beloved grandfather, author Loretta Garbutt explores the stages of grief...

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Taking time  by Jo Loring-Fisher

Taking time

Jo Loring-Fisher

Picture book

A young girl takes time to celebrate the sights and sounds around her, including her dog's soft fur, a flock of birds that passes by, waving blossoms on a tree, and the sound of the sea in a seashell.

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Jim Henson's Labyrinth  by Luke Flowers

Jim Henson's Labyrinth

Luke Flowers

Picture book

Relive Jim Henson's classic film LABYRINTH in a storybook that moves through the alphabet. It's a retelling that's perfect for new and returning fans!

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LEGO minifigure  by Simon Hugo

LEGO minifigure

Simon Hugo

Book

Celebrate the epic journey of the LEGO(R) minifigure. Features an exclusive orange spaceman! Enter the world of minifigures with this fully updated edition. The first minifigure was created in 1978, and today the entire minifigure population could circle...

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The bug in the bog  by Jonathan Fenske

The bug in the bog

Jonathan Fenske

Book

A bug singing happily in a bog and the hungry frog that is watching her are covered by a thick fog, with surprising results.

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Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey  by Steven Butler

Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

Steven Butler

Book

Catherine Morland loves nothing more than reading a romantic novel, but as one of ten children she doesn't have much time for reading or for romance. When she is seventeen, her wealthy neighbours invite her to spend the winter season with them in Bath...

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Jane Austen's Sense and sensibility  by Joanna Nadin

Jane Austen's Sense and sensibility

Joanna Nadin

Book

A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. When Elinor and Marianne Dashwood's father dies, they are forced to leave their home behind and move far away to a tiny cottage....

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How we lived in ancient times  by Ben Hubbard

How we lived in ancient times

Ben Hubbard

Book

What if you could look back in time and meet everyday children just like you, but from a totally different world? How We Lived is an amazing window into history through the lives of children through time, showing the clothes they wore, the food they ate,...

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Fox  by Isabel Thomas

Fox

Isabel Thomas

Book

In the frost-covered forest of early spring, fox is on a mission to find food for her three cubs. As they grow, she teaches them how to survive in the wild. Until one day, fox dies. Her body goes back to earth and grass and air, nourishing the world around...

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Hazardous habitats & endangered animals  by Camilla De la Bédoyère

Hazardous habitats & endangered animals

Camilla De la Bédoyère

Book

Hazardous Habitats and Endangered Animals is a great introduction to the world's changing habitats and the growing number of threats to wildlife, with positive suggestions to enable readers to make a difference, and project ideas to help them engage with...

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Count on me  by Miguel Tanco

Count on me

Miguel Tanco

Picture book

A young girl sees the world differently in this picture book celebration of math. Everyone has a passion. For some, it's music. For others, it's art. For our heroine, it's math. When she looks around the world, she sees math in all the beautiful things:...

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Pokémon. Volume 9 Sun & Moon. by Hidenori Kusaka

Pokémon. Volume 9 Sun & Moon.

Hidenori Kusaka

Graphic novel

"Sun dreams of money. Moon dreams of scientific discoveries. When their paths cross with Team Skull, both their plans go awry ... Sun and Moon are stranded in Ultra Space, home of the Ultra Beasts! Worse, they've lost Legendary Pokémon Lunala! Who can...

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Yo-kai watch. 16 by Noriyuki Konishi

Yo-kai watch. 16

Noriyuki Konishi

Graphic novel

"Nate Adams' new adventure features a whole bunch of bizarre new Yo-kai."--Provided by publisher.

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The great big poop party  by Samantha Berger

The great big poop party

Samantha Berger

Picture book

Julian's birthday is fast approaching. For his party, his parents promise he can have any theme he wants. Maybe superheroes or skateboards? Dinosaurs or dogs? But Julian has another idea. He wants a poop party. With his family's help, Julian throws t...

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The twelve days of Christmas ; by Alex T. Smith

The twelve days of Christmas ;

Alex T. Smith

Picture book

Grandma's presents may start off sensible - a partridge is easy enough to take care of - but her generosity soon gets wildly out of hand. The Twelve Days of Christmas: Or Grandma is Overly Generous is a Christmas book of escalating chaos! A hilarious...

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Stealing Greenwich  by Brittany Geragotelis

Stealing Greenwich

Brittany Geragotelis

Book

Frankie Lorde and her dad have been a team for as long as Frankie can remember. Being a tutor under the man responsible for some of the world's biggest heists has given Frankie a unique perspective on the world. And a special set of life skills. Frankie...

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How mamas love their babies  by Juniper Fitzgerald

How mamas love their babies

Juniper Fitzgerald

Picture book

Mamas work in different ways to take care of their babies, but everything they do is because of love.

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Maybe a mermaid  by Josephine Cameron

Maybe a mermaid

Josephine Cameron

Book

Eleven-year-old Anthoni Gillis is not the kind of kid who believes in fairies, unicorns, or even the word "maybe." She's more of a comic-books girl. So when her mom brings her to Thunder Lake for a summer at the Showboat Resort, she doesn't believe the...

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The Secret Explorers and the comet collision  by SJ King

The Secret Explorers and the comet collision

SJ King

Book

In The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision, space expert Roshni leads a mission that's out of this world - literally! With rainforest expert Ollie, she is set the task of fixing the space probe orbiting Jupiter before a comet hits the planet. With...

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The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic rescue  by SJ King

The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic rescue

SJ King

Book

This group of brilliant kids comes together from all four corners of the globe to fix problems, solve mysteries, and gather knowledge all over the planet - and beyond. Whenever their help is needed, a special sign will appear on a door. They step through...

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The Secret Explorers and the lost whales  by SJ King

The Secret Explorers and the lost whales

SJ King

Book

In The Lost Whales, marine life expert Connor needs to use his underwater expertise to help save a pod of humpback whales that have lost their way. Along with space expert Roshni, he sets out in a submarine to search for a way to steer the whales back...

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How to change the world  by Rashmi Sirdeshpande

How to change the world

Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Book

Could you and your friends change the world? This book will inspire you with 15 true stories of groups of amazing humans who've changed the world. Discover the astonishing things humans can achieve: from the campaign for women's votes, to the efforts...

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The essential Minecraft Dungeons guide  by Tom Phillips

The essential Minecraft Dungeons guide

Tom Phillips

Book

A completely independent and unofficial guide, with all the in-depth info, awesome images, fun facts and clear gameplay instructions readers have come to expect from Mortimer's unofficial Minecraft titles. The Essential Minecraft Dungeons Guide is full...

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Yoga baby  by Amanda Flinn

Yoga baby

Amanda Flinn

Picture book

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal the fun a mother and baby have throughout their day as one practices yoga and the other reaches, bends, and rocks with her. Includes tips for incorporating yoga practice into daily life with a young child...

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Our world is whole  by Gail Bush

Our world is whole

Gail Bush

Picture book

Illustrations and rhythmic text affirm a young girl's belief that everyone in the world is connected, from relatives far and near, to her chatty neighbor, to her family cat, to herself.

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Mara the space traveler  by An Leysen

Mara the space traveler

An Leysen

Picture book

Mara's biggest wish is to become an astronaut -- to discover new planets. Sometimes dreams and wishes come true ... She lands on the most beautiful planet she has ever seen. But the planet is in trouble and only Mara can help. A wonderful space adventure...

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Wibbly Pig picks a pet  by Mick Inkpen

Wibbly Pig picks a pet

Mick Inkpen

Picture book

If you could have any pet at all, what would you choose? Wibbly Pig and Scruffy Pig are worried that Big Pig's sister's friend will choose a really boring rabbit at the pet shop. Surely an elephant, a bear or a dinosaur would be much more exciting?

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Children make terrible pets  by Peter Brown

Children make terrible pets

Peter Brown

Picture book

When Lucy, a young bear, discovers a boy lost in the woods, she asks her mother if she can have him as a pet, only to find him impossible to train.

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Where is baby's belly button?  by Karen Katz

Where is baby's belly button?

Karen Katz

Picture book

Where are baby's hands? Under the bubbles. Where are baby's eyes? Under her hat! Children will enjoy lifting the flaps as they search for Baby's eyes, mouth, belly button, and more!

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