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Little fox and the rainsticks  by Rowan Sylva

Little fox and the rainsticks

Rowan Sylva

Book

"Little fox lived a content and happy life until on summer, when there was no rain. What if it never returned? Something had to be done. Will little fox retrieve the magic rainstics and end the drought?"--Back cover.

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Don't go there!  by Jeanne Willis

Don't go there!

Jeanne Willis

Picture book

When an alien visits from Mars, a little girl must teach him where to use the potty.

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The dentist of darkness by David (Children's author) author. O'Connell

The dentist of darkness

David (Children's author) author. O...

Audio CD

Archie McBudge was planning a sweet summer at Honeystone Hall. But now the Wyrdie Tree, source of all the magic in the town of Dundoodle, is dying, and the guardian must save it. With enemies on every side, puzzles to solve and secrets to uncover - not...

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The perfect kitten by Holly Webb

The perfect kitten

Holly Webb

Audio CD

Abi has always wanted a kitten of her own, but when her family contact the local animal shelter to enquire about adopting one, she's devastated to find out that the busy road they live on would make it too dangerous. Then the shelter rescues a deaf w...

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When we were warriors by Emma Carroll

When we were warriors

Emma Carroll

Audio CD

Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue service... Set in World War Two, Emma Carroll explores the resilience, resourcefulness and inventiveness of children when their lives fall to pieces. Introducing som...

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Seaglass by Eloise Williams

Seaglass

Eloise Williams

Audio CD

Lark struggles when her family and their friends go on holiday in a lonely caravan site on the Welsh coast. Her mother is ill, her little sister has stopped speaking and she has fallen out with her best friend. Is a girl in a green dress following her...

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What's that terrible growl?  by A. H. Benjamin

What's that terrible growl?

A. H. Benjamin

Picture book

Let the anticipation build with each turn of the page as it introduces another possible cause of the big Growl: a hungry, ferocious lion; a mean, ugly ogre; a ten-eyed spotting creature from outer space. But in the end, it might just be something or someone...

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Mr. Cool  by Adam Hargreaves

Mr. Cool

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

Jack Robinson was bored. He was sick and could not go outside. Suddenly Mr. Cool arrives, and things begin to change.

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Mr. Rude  by Adam Hargreaves

Mr. Rude

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

Mr. Rude is the rudest man you'll ever meet. When Mr. Happy notices how awful Mr. Rude is being, he sets out to teach him a lesson in etiquette.

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Super Jake & the king of chaos  by Naomi Milliner

Super Jake & the king of chaos

Naomi Milliner

Book

When life revolves around stressed-out parents and ER visits for his special needs little brother Jake, eleven-year-old Ethan escapes to a world of top hats, trick decks, and magic wands. When he hears of a junior magic competition where the top prize...

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McTavish takes the biscuit  by Meg Rosoff

McTavish takes the biscuit

Meg Rosoff

Book

The Peachey family enjoy fine meals each night now that everyone takes turns cooking. Everyone, that is, except grumbling Pa Peachey until some unsatisfactory bread pushes him to try baking. Convinced that he has found his true calling, Pa sets his sights...

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Brenda is a sheep  by Morag (Illustrator) Hood

Brenda is a sheep

Morag (Illustrator) Hood

Picture book

Brenda says she is a sheep, but why does she look so different from her fluffy friends? All the sheep adore Brenda. With her sharp pointy teeth and cool grey fur, she's the snazziest sheep around. But Brenda is also very hungry, and doesn't much like...

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Codzilla  by David Zeltser

Codzilla

David Zeltser

Picture book

Bertie is the BIGGEST codfish in school. He loves reading about sharks more than anything, but he's teased about his size by the littler fish in his school. When they start calling him Codzilla, he gets fed up and starts living up to the name. But when...

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Addison Cooke and the ring of destiny  by Jonathan W. Stokes

Addison Cooke and the ring of destiny

Jonathan W. Stokes

Book

Soon after the disappearance of his aunt Delia and uncle Nigel outside the tomb of notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, amateur archeologist Addison Cooke, his sister Molly, and their best friends Raj and Eddie, embark on another globe-trotting a...

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The star-spun web  by Sinead O'Hart

The star-spun web

Sinead O'Hart

Book

With her passion for scientific experimentation and her pet tarantula Violet, Tess de Sousa is no ordinary orphan. When a stranger shows up at Ackerbee's Home for Lost and Foundlings, claiming to be a distant relative come to adopt her, Tess hopes to...

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Bedtime stories about really useful engines

Bedtime stories about really useful engines

Book

Join Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his Really Useful friends on the Island of Sodor in this beautifully illustrated collection of all-new stories. Follow along as Thomas goes to his his first soccer match, meets the Queen and gets a brand new set...

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When I pray for you  by Matthew Paul Turner

When I pray for you

Matthew Paul Turner

Picture book

Celebrates the dreams, hopes, and longings parents pray over their children.

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Carnival catastro-pea!  by Sue Hendra

Carnival catastro-pea!

Sue Hendra

Picture book

It's carnival time in the supermarket and the veggies are feeling festive! But someone is out to spoil the fun with a devious device that could ruin EVERYTHING. Can Supertato and the veggies stop their colourful carnival from turning into a carnival....

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Dr. E's super stellar solar system  by Bethany Ehlmann

Dr. E's super stellar solar system

Bethany Ehlmann

Book

This stellar book introduces kids to outer space through in-depth info and comic book adventure. Along the way, kids follow explorer Bethany Ehlmann, a member of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity mission, and her lovable robo-dog, Rover, as they study and...

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Busy railway  by Joanne Byatt

Busy railway

Joanne Byatt

Picture book

"With lots to see in Busy Railway, children can have fun as they hop aboard a train, pulling and turning the tabs! Enjoy watching the steam puff out of an engine, going through a crossing and chugging along the tracks. Children will love playing with...

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Storm witch  by Ellen Renner

Storm witch

Ellen Renner

Book

"Child of Air, Water, Earth or Fire: now that she is thirteen Storm must undertake The Choosing and be claimed by one of the Elementals, which will determine her whole life's work. But for Storm, daughter of a father murdered by Water and a warrior m...

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Sew with me  by Brandy Nelson

Sew with me

Brandy Nelson

Book

Make every day a crafting bonanza with this inspiring and helpful guidebook packed with 60 projects. These accessories, toys and decorations are as easy to create as they are fun to wear and display! Grab an adult to help you get started, then you're...

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Moon Cow = Chaand aur gaay  by Kyle Mewburn

Moon Cow = Chaand aur gaay

Kyle Mewburn

Picture book

When Milly the cow looks up at the moon she knows it must be lonely, so she decides to keep it company. The other cows think she's crazy, but Milly continues trying to win the moon's friendship. But this is harder than Milly thinks. After all, how do...

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The eleventh sheep = Gyaarahaveen bhed  by Kyle Mewburn

The eleventh sheep = Gyaarahaveen bhed

Kyle Mewburn

Book

"When the eleventh sheep falls out of Sian's dreams and into the real world, Sian is excited to have a new friend. Every day they play together, and at night Sian falls straight asleep with her arms around her woolly friend. But she can tell the eleventh...

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Eclipse  by Erin Hunter

Eclipse

Erin Hunter

Book

Jaypaw, Hollypaw, and Lionpaw have learned that the prophecy tells them they will hold more power than any cat before them. So when a mysterious cat arrives to warn the Clans of danger, the Clans' faith in their warrior ancestors is shaken.

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The boy in the striped pyjamas  by John Boyne

The boy in the striped pyjamas

John Boyne

Book

"Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pyjamas who lives behind a wire fence."--Publisher's description.

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Surfboard to peril  by Robert Quackenbush

Surfboard to peril

Robert Quackenbush

Book

While surfing in Hawaii, Miss Mallard launches into one of her most dangerous cases--one which involves the ownership of sacred land and leads to kidnapping, mistaken identities, bribery, blackmail, and death-defying chases.

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Raam  by Narsingh K. Khalsa

Raam

Narsingh K. Khalsa

Picture book

Raam is an early reader picture book for children from toddler to first grade, it is designed to be enchanting and relaxing. The story and artwork balance universal childhood experiences with the unique traits of a child from the Sikh faith.

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I became your mama  by Mollie Huyck

I became your mama

Mollie Huyck

Picture book

There are many roads to motherhood, and many ways for a child to be born. Whether your journey involved IVF, FET, embryo donation, embryo adoption, adoption, gestational surrogacy, or traditional pregnancy, you are part of the miracle of life. Mollie...

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A ghost in the castle  by Jordan Quinn

A ghost in the castle

Jordan Quinn

Book

In the fourteenth fantastical book from The Kingdom of Wrenly series, Prince Lucas and Clara discover there is a ghost haunting the Wrenly Castle. There are things that go bump in the night, even in the well-protected royal palace of Wrenly. Mysterio...

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5 wild shapes  by Camilla Falsini

5 wild shapes

Camilla Falsini

Picture book

While colorful birds perch in the trees, heart-shaped leaves flutter in the breeze. This innovative board book uses a series of colorful spreads with sliding discs to introduce young children to basic shapes. Children can look at the animals in each ...

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I Had a Brother  by Diana Menefy

I Had a Brother

Diana Menefy

Book

"Baby Connor's big brother tells the story of his birth, how he wriggles, how he screwed up his face, how he became ill and how he died."--Back cover.

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How not to lose it  by Anna (Television presenter) Williamson

How not to lose it

Anna (Television presenter) William...

Book

The go-to mental health guide for kids! Exam stress? Friendship issues? Panic attacks? How Not to Lose It will help you be the boss of all of this, and more. It's not just your body that should be fit and healthy - your mind needs to be, too! How Not...

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Nixie Ness, cooking star  by Claudia Mills

Nixie Ness, cooking star

Claudia Mills

Book

Nixie and Grace have been best and only friends since preschool, but now Nixie must attend an after-school cooking camp while Grace spends her afternoons with classmate Elyse.

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The words that fly between us  by Sarah Carroll

The words that fly between us

Sarah Carroll

Book

Lucy's father is a successful lawyer making a killing on the property market. Lucy and her mother want for nothing. Nothing, that is, that can be bought. But money cannot buy Lucy the words she needs. The words to stand up to her bully of a father. The...

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When we were warriors  by Emma Carroll

When we were warriors

Emma Carroll

Book

Fierce, wild and intensely moving. A queen of writers takes on World War Two. Welcome to wartime Britain. It’s a time of gas masks and rations, air raid sirens and urgent news heard over crackling radios. While Blitz bombs pound the cities and men march...

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Big Shark, Little Shark go to school  by Anna Membrino

Big Shark, Little Shark go to school

Anna Membrino

Book

And now it's time for school! Big Shark and Little Shark continue to be opposites in every way. Little Shark is excited for school and shows up to the bus stop early. Big Shark doesn't show up at all! Will Big Shark and Little Shark be late on their first...

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The one and only me  by Ariana Killoran

The one and only me

Ariana Killoran

Book

"Have you ever wondered what makes you, You? Join Poppy on her journey into the fascinating world of her genetics. Learn how Poppy's genes created her red hair and blue eyes -- and trace these traits through her family tree. Poppy's genes are not the...

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Searching for Lottie  by Susan L. Ross

Searching for Lottie

Susan L. Ross

Book

Lottie, a talented violinist, disappeared during the Holocaust. Can her grand-niece, Charlie, discover what happened? Charlie, a budding violinist, decides to research the life of her great-aunt and namesake for her middle school ancestry project. Everyone...

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The loneliest kitten  by Holly Webb

The loneliest kitten

Holly Webb

Book

Darcy is delighted her lively new tabby kitten, Charlie, is settling in so well, if only he would just wear a collar! Then Darcy is picked to join her school football team and suddenly she hardly has any time for entertaining a kitten. Charlie is bored...

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Elemental Island  by Kathy Hoopmann

Elemental Island

Kathy Hoopmann

Book

Astie has always been different. Her 12th birthday is looming and she still has not decided on her thesis. All the Learners at the Hub picked theirs years ago. If it wasn't for her cousin, Jakob, life would be unbearable on Elemental Island. On the verge...

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I thought I saw a... lion!  by Lydia Nichols

I thought I saw a... lion!

Lydia Nichols

Book

I thought I saw a... lion! Did you? There's a lion hiding somewhere inside this book. Push and pull the sliders to see if you can find it!

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Winnie-the-Pooh  by A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne

Winnie-the-Pooh

A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne

Book

Winnie-the-Pooh may be a bear of very little brain, but thanks to his friends Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Christopher Robin, he’s never far from an adventure. In this story Pooh gets into a tight place, nearly catches a Woozle and heads off on an....

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I like red  by Sue Graves

I like red

Sue Graves

Book

Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Max loves everything red - especially his favourite team!

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Play with me  by Barrie Wade

Play with me

Barrie Wade

Book

I want to play. Except everyone is too busy except... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

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The lost puppy  by Paula Harrison

The lost puppy

Paula Harrison

Book

Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need. When a tiny puppy turns up in the palace garden, Bea must keep it a secret until she can find it a home. But it's hard to hide an excited puppy...

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Sneaky Beak  by Tracey Corderoy

Sneaky Beak

Tracey Corderoy

Picture book

Is your bath BUBBLY enough? Is your bed BOUNCY enough? Is your cereal CRUNCHY enough? Don't delay - call Sneaky Beak TODAY for deals beyond your wildest dreams! Bear and Hamster are perfectly content until gadget-mad salesman, Sneaky Beak, arrives. But...

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Jasmine's quest for the Stardust Sapphire  by Kathy McCullough

Jasmine's quest for the Stardust Sapphire

Kathy McCullough

Book

Jasmine helped defeat Jafar, but now Agrabah is in danger again! Will Jasmine's bravery and cleverness enable her to stop an ancient curse?

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Little Red Riding Hood  by Andrew (Andy) Prentice

Little Red Riding Hood

Andrew (Andy) Prentice

Book

"Grandmother, what big eyes you have!" Little Red Riding Hood meets a wolf in the forest. He seems friendly, and he's interested to hear about her old grandmother.

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Little Larry goes to school  by Gerry Ellis

Little Larry goes to school

Gerry Ellis

Book

Nonfiction picture book about a young, orphaned chimpanzee who must start at a new school, where he will learn how to climb and build his confidence. Will the sanctuary keepers and other chimpanzees be able to teach Little Larry how to climb so he can...

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Moomin's pancake picnic

Moomin's pancake picnic

Book

There's going to be a pancake picnic and everyone in Moominvalley is invited. It's time for Moomintroll to gather everyone together, but where is Little My? She loves pancakes! Little My's distinctive red dress should be easy to spot, but it turns out...

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These happy golden years  by Laura Ingalls Wilder

These happy golden years

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Book

Fifteen-year-old Laura learns that living away from home and teaching school can be a bit frightening when most of the students are taller than she is, but every week Almonzo Wilder arrives to take her to her family for the weekend.

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Alison the art fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Alison the art fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

" Alison the Art Fairy makes sure that all art classes are fun and fabulous. But when Jack Frost steals her magical star badge, everything starts to fall apart! Can Rachel and Kirsty help their fairy friend in time to save the school art display?" --...

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Unicorn Prince  by Zanna Davidson

Unicorn Prince

Zanna Davidson

Book

A Pony Princess, Rosabel, has come to stay on Pony Island, and Puck and Holly are given the task of looking after her. But spoilt and determined, Princess Rosabel flies to the Dark Forest where she is kidnapped by Shadow.

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Serpio the slithering shadow  by Adam Blade

Serpio the slithering shadow

Adam Blade

Book

Kensa the Sorceress seeks to overthrow Avantia and become a cruel ruler - and she has created six Evil Beasts to do her bidding. It's up to Tom and his faithful companions to defeat them.

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The short and incredibly happy life of Riley  by Colin Thompson

The short and incredibly happy life of Riley

Colin Thompson

Book

Human beings live for quite a long time and for a lot of that time we are not happy. Rats live for a quite a short time and for most of that time they are very, very, very happy.

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Behind the bit  by Jessica Burkhart

Behind the bit

Jessica Burkhart

Book

Sasha Silver has been invited to attend an exclusive equestrian clinic the problem is, certain friends have been invited also and after the way things ended at Canterwood's Sweetheart Soiree, there's almos no line between friend and frenemy.

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Sunday Chutney  by Aaron Blabey

Sunday Chutney

Aaron Blabey

Picture book

Sunday Chutney has the most extraordinary life - she has lived all over the world! Of course, moving around means she's always the new kid at school and never really has a place to call home. But Sunday Chutney doesn't care about that. Or does she?

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Up, down and around  by Katherine Ayres

Up, down and around

Katherine Ayres

Picture book

A garden produces a variety of edible plants, such as corn that grows up, onions that grow down, and tomato vines that twine all around.

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En garde  by Carolyn Keene

En garde

Carolyn Keene

Book

If I told you I was worried about George's health because she's taken up fencing, you's laugh. Foils today are totally safe, and the gear is padded besides. Right? Well, if so, why did I see blood at George's first meet? Skewering isn't in the legal ...

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The sleeping sword  by Michael Morpurgo

The sleeping sword

Michael Morpurgo

Book

Blinded in an accident, Bun Bendle stumbles one day into an underground tomb containing a shield and a beautiful, ancient sword. As he touches the hilt, his whole body is gripped by an incredible, centuries-old power. It is a power that will change Bun's...

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Smith  by Leon Garfield

Smith

Leon Garfield

Book

A young pickpocket in eighteenth century London takes a document he cannot read from a man's pocket and a moment later sees the man murdered by two men who want the document.

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Is it bedtime Wibbly Pig?  by Mick Inkpen

Is it bedtime Wibbly Pig?

Mick Inkpen

Picture book

Wibbly Pig is being his usual cheeky self, he doesn't want to go to bed, he's not tired at all! He wants to splash around in the bath, count the stairs to the bedroom and bounce around. But in the end, he snuggles in to bed and falls asleep with his ...

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Holly the Christmas fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Holly the Christmas fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Holly the Christmas fairy is all in a flutter, putting the sparkle into Christmas. Now Jack Frost has stolen Santa's sleigh, and the Queen of the Fairies needs Rachel and Kirsty to help Holly get it back.

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Teddybears ABC  by Susanna Gretz

Teddybears ABC

Susanna Gretz

Picture book

The teddybear takes the reader through the whole alphabet, letter by letter, indulging in all their usual mischievous antics along the way, from arriving in an aeroplane to zipping off to the zoo.

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Well done, Little Bear  by Martin Waddell

Well done, Little Bear

Martin Waddell

Picture book

"Little Bear wants to go exploring. He climbs Bear Rock and bounces on the branch of the old bendy tree, all by himself. Big Bear looks on, giving help and encouragement. When Little Bear slips and falls in the stream, Big Bear is at hand to give a c...

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The dam keeper. Book three, Return from the shadows by Robert Kondo

The dam keeper. Book three, Return from the shadows

Robert Kondo

Book

"Pig is following a trail of clues that are inexplicably linked to his father, and what he finds on a floating island above the clouds will shake him to his core, but it just might be the answer he needs to save his home"--Provided by publisher.

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Miraculous. Season two, Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. by Cheryl Black

Miraculous. Season two, Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.

Cheryl Black

Book

"After sneaking out of his house, Adrien runs into Marinette and the two finally go to the movies together! But Adrien is also being chased by his overzealous fans and his bodyguard becomes akumatized by Hawk Moth into the gigantic Gorizilla! Then, M...

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Adventure time. Jake

Adventure time. Jake

Book

"Collects the adventures of Jake the dog and his human friend Finn in the land of Ooo."--Provided by publisher.

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Regular show. 25 years later by Chris Hastings

Regular show. 25 years later

Chris Hastings

Book

"Twenty-five years after the epic battle between Pops and Anti-Pops, Mordecai, Rigby, and the rest of their friends return to the park for a reunion! Their crazy youth is nothing but a memory... or so Mordecai and Rigby think. It's not long before these...

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The Scarlet Rose. 4, "You will always be mine" by Patricia Lyfoung

The Scarlet Rose. 4, "You will always be mine"

Patricia Lyfoung

Book

"Til death do us part. At last! The big day is here. Maud de Laroche and Guilhem de Landrey are getting married! But while they prepare for their wedding by day, at night they continue to put on their masks and fight for justice as they Scarlet Rose and...

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The night garden  by Polly Horvath

The night garden

Polly Horvath

Book

It is World War II, and Franny and her parents, Sina and Old Tom, enjoy a quiet life on a farm on Vancouver Island. Franny writes, Sina sculpts, and Old Tom tends to their many gardens--including the ancient, mysterious night garden. Their peaceful life...

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The middler  by Kirsty Applebaum

The middler

Kirsty Applebaum

Book

I was special. I was a hero. I lost the best friend I ever had. Eleven-year-old Maggie lives in Fennis Wick, enclosed and protected from the outside world by a boundary, beyond which the Quiet War rages and the dirty, dangerous wanderers roam. Her brother...

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Annabel, again  by Megan McKinlay

Annabel, again

Megan McKinlay

Book

Livvy and Annabel have been best friends forever. Together they've survived kamikaze magpies, wacky mothers and a nemesis named Summer. Together, they've carried their netball team all the way to the finals. When Annabel moves away, Livvy is crushed....

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The wind in the willows  by Mairi Mackinnon

The wind in the willows

Mairi Mackinnon

Book

One day, Mole discovers the enchanting world of the river. He makes new friends: generous Water Rat, kindly Badger and Toad, whose love of fast cars soon causes mayhem.

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Rapunzel  by Laura Cowan

Rapunzel

Laura Cowan

Book

"Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair!" A witch keeps Rapunzel in a tall tower without a door or stairs but she isn't the only one visiting the lovely girl.

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The three billy goats  by Mairi Mackinnon

The three billy goats

Mairi Mackinnon

Book

A popular folk tale from Norway. Benny, Bert and Boris are three brother goats. They are looking for new grass to eat. There's plenty of new grass just over the bridge but look out for the hungry troll on the way.

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The princess and the pea  by Mairi Mackinnon

The princess and the pea

Mairi Mackinnon

Book

From the classic story by Hans Christian Andersen. Prince Florian wants to marry a princess... a real princess. He meets lots of princesses, but are they real princesses? How can he know?

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Scalamanx the fiery fury  by Adam Blade

Scalamanx the fiery fury

Adam Blade

Book

In the land of Rion, our heroes are on the trail of a thief who has stolen some powerful objects from the Circle of Wizards. But in a battle with the thief, a terrifying fiery Beast is brought to life! Can Tom and Elenna tackle the Beast and defeat t...

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A very Grimm guide  by Michael Buckley

A very Grimm guide

Michael Buckley

Book

This guide to the story behind the Grimm family and sisters Sabrina and Daphne features chapters on heroes, villains, the magical treasury, and much more, including the greatest pranks of the irrepressible "Puck."

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Moby-Dick  by Kathleen Olmstead

Moby-Dick

Kathleen Olmstead

Book

An abridged retelling of the adventures of a young seaman when he joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

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A father's love  by Hannah Holt

A father's love

Hannah Holt

Picture book

Throughout the animal kingdom and within snug houses, fathers express love for their children in their own unique ways. Includes facts about the animals featured.

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Groundbreaking guys  by Stephanie True Peters

Groundbreaking guys

Stephanie True Peters

Book

Our history books are full of great men, from inventors to explorers to presidents. But these great men were not always good men. It's time for our role models to change. This book pays tribute to Mr. Rogers, Barack Obama, Hayao Miyazaki, and more: men...

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Eyes on insects  by Ruth Strother

Eyes on insects

Ruth Strother

Book

Come face to face with fascinating bugs in this stunning photographic collection! Whether it’s the beautiful monarch butterfly or the expertly-camouflaged walking stick, this book introduces the world’s most interesting insects with jaw-dropping phot...

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Mammals  by Patricia Daniels

Mammals

Patricia Daniels

Book

Start exploring with the latest Ultimate Explorer guide to spotting, discovering, and identifying bats, badgers, chipmunks, and hundreds of other North American mammals in and around your own backyard. Inspire kids to get outside with this photo-filled...

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This book is cute!  by Sarah Wassner Flynn

This book is cute!

Sarah Wassner Flynn

Book

"Information about why certain people, animals and things are considered "cute" and the scientific background, for children"--

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Iron tide rising  by Carrie Ryan

Iron tide rising

Carrie Ryan

Book

Best friends and fearless explorers Fin and Marrill have shared countless thrilling adventures on the waters of the Pirate Stream, but neither could have predicted the evil that lies behind the mask of the Master of the Iron Ship. To stop him, they'll...

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I love you, Daddy Pig!  by Lauren Holowaty

I love you, Daddy Pig!

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

It's just another normal day for Peppa and George. Daddy Pig takes them to the supermarket, then for lunch with Granny and Grandpa Pig, before popping in to work for a while. But super Daddy Pig makes their day anything but ordinary by adding lots of...

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To the future, Ben Franklin!  by Mary Pope Osborne

To the future, Ben Franklin!

Mary Pope Osborne

Book

Jack and Annie are whisked back in time by the magic tree house to meet Benjamin Franklin in Old Philadelphia.

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Jae the boy band fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Jae the boy band fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Join Rachel and Kirsty as they meet their first-ever boy fairy! Kirsty and Rachel are so excited to be going to see their favourite boy band in concert! But when Jack Frost steals Jae the Boy Band Fairy's magical microphone, everyone gets stage fright...

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Super duper you  by Sophy Henn

Super duper you

Sophy Henn

Picture book

Sometimes we are loud, sometimes we are quite, sometimes bold and clanky, sometimes soft and cuddly. Sophy Henn celebrates all the different, extraordinary and sometimes contradictory things we are in this joyful and colourful rhyming picture book. Perfect...

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The fantastic adventures of Baron Munchausen  by Heinz Janisch

The fantastic adventures of Baron Munchausen

Heinz Janisch

Book

Retells Baron Munchausen's boastful account of some of his incredible adventures around the world, including riding a cannonball during a spy mission and entering a whale's mouth to hear a musical concert.

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The goblin and the empty chair  by Mem Fox

The goblin and the empty chair

Mem Fox

Picture book

A goblin who for many years has been hiding himself so that he does not frighten anyone finally finds a family.

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The wiener strikes back  by Max Brallier

The wiener strikes back

Max Brallier

Book

Cosmoe the Earth-boy and his space-adventuring partners, Big Humphree and Princess Dagger, return--just in time to save the galaxy...Crostini's Cosmic Carnival is a strange, monster-filled space train that travels the galaxy. When Cosmoe catches the ...

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Healthy kids cookbook  by Jill Bloomfield

Healthy kids cookbook

Jill Bloomfield

Book

From homemade breakfast smoothies to rainbow salad, nutritious sweets and wholesome party food, Healthy Kids Cookbook has everything you need to cook yummy meals and snacks that are packed with nutrition. With step-by-step recipes, full-page colour.....

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New blood  by Adam Blade

New blood

Adam Blade

Book

BEAST QUEST has evolved! Join a new generation of heroes from our world as they discover their destiny. Long ago in Avantia, four families developed the ability to bond with Beasts, channelling their magical powers. They became Avantian royalty but an...

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Silver Meadows summer  by Emma Otheguy

Silver Meadows summer

Emma Otheguy

Book

Eleven-year-old Carolina moves with her family from Puerto Rico to upstate New York, where she attends Silver Meadows camp with her cousin, finds an abandoned cottage, and reclaims parts of the life she left in Puerto Rico.

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Hangman's crossing  by Will Mabbitt

Hangman's crossing

Will Mabbitt

Book

Welcome to the Embassy of the Dead. Leave your life at the door. (Thanks.) Jake may have already outrun and outwitted a grim reaper - saving his own life, as well as the soul of an innocent ghost - but his spooky adventure has only just begun... In return...

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The cat on the mat is flat  by Andy Griffiths

The cat on the mat is flat

Andy Griffiths

Book

"Look at this book! Funny stories by Andy G, with silly pictures by Terry D! There's a rat with a bat and a very flat cat and a frog and a hog on a jet rocket log and a snack-stealing yak-in-a-sack called Jack and a duck with a truck that sucks up muck!...

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