New Junior Fiction
Nerdy Ninjas Vs the Really Really Bad Guys
'When jumping backwards into a tree, a ninja should check first
for the presence of birds or other ninjas. A startled bird could
give away your location, whereas another ninja might get annoyed if
you land on him.' - The Ninja...
Jordan, Harry and Myrtle are on a mission to rescue an escaped pet snake. Bella is a giant hungry python who's spied a cockatoo for breakfast. Can Mission Fox save the day without getting tied up in knots?
Book no. 66: Battle of Thermopylae, 380 BC. Persian King Xerxes I fights Greek forces led by the Spartans. Mission objective: Professor Perdu wants to try out her latest creation - the 2.2 metre tall super soldier, Tex. However,...
MetaBook 3: Zeppelin war between Germany and Britain, 1915-1916. Mission objective: This is BB005's first special MetaBook mission. MetaBooks contain multiple battles over long periods of time, and nobody has ever explored one...
Just a Dog
Mr Mosely isn't a pedigreed dog, but he is just the dog Corey and his family want: he is loyal, protective and loving. And he is much more than that. He might well be the one thing that holds them all together.
The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief
Halloween is a few days away when all of the pumpkins in New Mouse City disappear. There's a thief on the loose. Geronimo knows something strange is going on, but will he and his detective friend Hercule Poirat be able to solve...
Splinterz: Book 1
Sam's life seemed to be heading down the toilet since his little sister, Miss 'I'm soon good' Smelly Melly Prissy Pants was born. And his mum is just as annoying as yours too. But in the 'sticks' of Agnath he found a best friend,...
Judy Moody, Girl Detective
Agent Judy Drewdy sets out to solve the case of the missing puppy when a canine-cop-in-training vanishes into thin air. Includes a bonus story featuring the winner of the Judy Moody Ultimate Fan Contest. Illustrations.
Zac Power: Ultimate Mission
GIB's worst enemies have joined forces for their most evil plan yet, led by a mysterious new enemy called the Shadow. This mission will be the ultimate test of Zac's spy skills - especially if it means the end of the Government...
The Tigers football team are full of confidence about their next match. But then their coach comes down with chicken pox just when the Tigers are due to play Rockfield Rangers in the final of a knock-out competition. The Tigers...
The Tigers are facing a difficult away match against a tough team, but they have got the special help of their ghost goalie or have they?
Doctor Doom: Oli and Skipjack’s Tales of Trouble
Trainee Secret Agent Oli Biggles is on a mission - to track down an International Criminal Mastermind. Oli's friend Skipjack is also on a mission - to escape being bashed by his old enemy Slugger Stubbins. Dodgy dentist Professor...
My Magical Teddy
There are surprises and adventures in store for Willow and Freddie when they go to stay with their Aunt Suzy by the sea. They love the special Hoozle toys she makes in her shop, but never would have guessed that they're magical...
Mr Badger and the Big Surprise
Mr Badger is in charge of special events at a splendid old London hotel. When he and his assistant, Miss Pims, prepare for Miss Sylvia Smothers-Carruthers' seventh birthday party, little does Mr Badger know just what is in store...
Mr Badger and the Missing Ape
For longer than anyone can remember, Algernon has been standing absolutely still in his own special spot at the Boubles Grand Hotel. Everyone is shocked when he disappears. Can Mr Badger solve the mystery of the missing ape? Don't...
Thea Stilton and the Secret City
In this amazing adventure, Thea's friends, the Thea Sisters, head to Peru, where a good friend of Paulina's is in danger. There, the five mice climb the Andes mountains in search of a mysterious treasure that's hidden in the...
Bink & Gollie
In a genius collaboration, acclaimed authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee - energized by the art of Tony Fucile - introduce two outrageously funny little girls
The Extra Special Helper
Billie is her teacher's helper at the zoo. She has to stop everyone from being naughty. If only they'd listen to her!
The Beautiful Haircut
Billie is the best hairdresser in the world! She can make her doll's hair beautiful. Can she make her own hair beautiful, too?
Bindi, Robert and Terri have been invited to Singapore for the opening of a new reptile park. But the kids realise they will have to blend into their surroundings to help find a Komodo dragon that has disappeared from her...
Shadow is cooking up a new invention that could put Shine in a real jam. It's a recipe for disaster! Special Agent EJ12 needs to keep her eyes peeled. She must get inside the chocolate cake factory, find out what is going on and...
Dead Man’s Whirlpool
Al and Owen return to the Dragon Blood Islands to find clues to the sabre's magical words and find out more about their ancestors amongst the pirates. But when the boys run into Slitgut, who forces them to walk the plank, they get...
The Werewolf and the Ibis
Award-winning illustrator Chris Mould makes his gripping authorial debut with this darkly humorous series, now in paperback.
Surf’s Up Geronimo!
Features fast-paced adventure with illustrations and a format that is suitable for kids of age 7-10.
Hannaford's family loves giving things a name, even the lawnmower. The baby lamb needs a name, and Hannaford wants to give it a really cool one.
Haggis McGregor and the Night of the Skull Moon
Haggis McGregor has been dead for hundreds of years but that doesn't stop him wanting a wife. And while he's looking for her, he and his bony ghostly horse have fun rampaging around the Scottish village of Dunroamin. Lonely,...
Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree
Tells the story of the adventure of Polly and Friday on the streets of Lamonic Bibber.
Zac Power - Zac Heats Up
Zac is off to Spy Camp to survive in the outdoors. Can he get across the desert in time?
Zac Power - Zac Jets On
Zac is off to spy camp to train in secret tunnels. Will he find a way out before they flood?
Miracle on Separation Street
Jack lives with his family in an unremarkable part of the city called Separation Street, with his embarrassing parents and his little brother, Duggie. Jack's mum works hard to buy them a secondhand car, but one morning the family...
The Petrifying Plot of the Plummeting Pants
Charlie Applejack's career as a superhero might be over before it's even begun. His mother wants him to choose a safe job as a TV game show host and the Super School has rejected him because his super powers aren't super enough....
Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro
Outrageous daredevil Bruce Hyena is back, and he's convinced Geronimo to accompany him on another totally extreme adventure--a climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Original.
Zombiesons' Time Machine
Your favourite Freak Street families are back, and they're all travelling through time! Join them on their freaky adventures as they meet four new families - the Robotsons, the Mummysons, the Cavemansons and the Knightsons! Travel...
Young Hiro had heard stories about Fujita, an evil ninja said to have mysterious powers. Fujita seeks an ancient amulet that will bring him one step closer to absolute power. Hiro and the rest of the Hinata family must find the...
Into the Fire
For use in schools and libraries only. Hiro and his family have prevented Fujita from getting his hands on the Amulet of the Moon. But they must also protect the Amulet of the Sun from the dark ninja's grasp. Even when it means...
The Heart of the Forest
Keely always looks after her twin brother, Aaron. But in the dark forest, it's Aaron who knows just what to do. A touching and beautifully crafted story about a lost child - with a surprise ending.
When cousin Weston comes to stay, Ben is worried. He's told a lot of big fat lies about his life in Melbourne, and Weston is about to find him out.
Bindi and her friend Hannah are on a horse-riding trek of a lifetime in South Africa, when they discover that the supposed breeding sanctuary for the giant sable antelope is actually looking more like a game reserve for rich...
Battle of the Worlds - Tornados
Only a wall lies between the Beasts of Beastium and Earth - and Kai Masters, border guard. When a freaky red tornado hits, Kai knows it's time for battle. Kai chooses his Astro-Jet Striker to battle the wind beast. Can it win over...
World Cup Heroes
The Team have won the league title for the second year running. It seems as if all their dreams have come true, when Harvey admits that his greatest dream would be to see The Team play at the World Cup. Harvey knows this is...
Code name: Battle Boy 005 (BB005); Real name: Napoleon Augustus Smythe; Age: 11. Mission 8: Chariot Charge. The Battle of Kadesh, 1400 BC - the most famous chariot battle between the Hittites and the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II....
Code name: Battle Boy 005 (BB005); Real name: Napoleon Augustus Smythe; Age: 11. Mission 7: Vampire Virus. BB005 is going back to the Battle of Cannae, 216 BC. Mission objective: Stop the Vampire Virus that has contaminated this...
The Star You are
Three hilarious stories about Harriet Bright. LOL Survey: Why don't adults laugh as much as kids? The Family Tree: As Harriet delves into her family history she discovers she is not the first Harriet Bright! The Talent Quest:...
When Lucy Pennykettle suspects there's a monster in her bedroom, her mum knows exactly what to do. She makes a guard dragon - Gruffen - to look after Lucy. But soon Gruffen realises there's a mystery behind the monster...
Jasper and his friends are about to take on their biggest challenge. They have to find a monster that has been set loose somewhere in the Monstrum House school grounds ... before it finds them. If they fail, they'll have their...
Stanley and the Magic Lamp
Part of a major reissue of all the Stanley Lambchop titles, with new artwork by American artist Scott Nash. Age 5+.
Lucy the Lie Detector
When Lucy accidentally scratches Dad's brand new car, one small mistake turns into an enormous fib involving Lucy's best friend Harriet, Lucy's worst enemy Jacinta, a telepathic camel and a guinea pig with an escape plan. Is it...
The Bravest Kid I’ve Ever Known and Other Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls
These disgusting stories are for good boys and girls only. Naughty children will only be tempted to sickie-burp in somone's face, or spread nasty rumours, or blame a stinky fluff on someone else... You've been warned!
The Day Our Teacher Went Mad and Other Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls
Would you ever swallow a goldfish, or throw cat's wee at someone, or make your teacher go mad? Of course not. Because you are a GOOD kid, unlike the naughty children in these repulsive stories..
An Upside-down Boy and Other Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls
Would you ever make fun of a boy with a bum for a face, or trick a bully into eating a snot sandwich? Of course you wouldn't, because you're a good kid. Nothing like the bad children in these shocking stories!
The Girl Who Blew Up Her Brother and Other Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls
This revolting book is for GOOD boys and girls only! Naughty kids might get ideas about how to do horrible things, like blowing up a toilet or tricking someone into bungee jumping. And then we'd be in trouble...
Secret Identity Crisis
As the three-time winner of the Ultimate Comic Book Trivia Championship of Knowledge, Nate Banks has always been the sixth grade's biggest comic book expert. But when a mysterious new superhero shows up in town, not even Nate...
Oi, Cave Boy!
Features a caveboy adventure.
Rascal is scared of a scary shadow. All the dragons are scared of scary shadows! But Rascal finds a way to let the light in. In Ben's world, dragons exist like dogs and fulfill all the doggy functions with dragon overlays like...
Thea Stilton and the Ghost of the Shipwreck
For use in schools and libraries only. During a marine biology lesson at Mouseford Academy, the Thea Sisters learn about a mysterious shipwreck off of Whale Island. When biology teacher Professor Van Kraken disappears, the clues...
Friends: Snake and Lizard
An engaging chapter book about a lovable, foolish pair of friends. Beautifully illustrated.
Radar must get his space crew back to the Snack Shack! They are all over the galaxy, so he needs readers' help. This brand-new early reader series includes visual games on every spread. Full color.
Madeline the Mermaid
Some people tell stories about mermaids and their wicked ways, but Madeline is the friendliest mermaid you could ever meet. Still, not all the creatures in the sea are friendly. Will Madeline be swallowed up by the monster Kraken?...
Lucky Chance: The New Foal
Perfect for the pony mad market - the fifth in a series about Tilly, a girl who is also a 'horse whisperer' - from the eventing world's number one rider.
The English Roses: American Dreams
It's holiday time and all the English Roses have exciting plans. Nicole and Amy are visiting a creative arts camp. Charlotte's off to her family's villa in the south of France. And Grace has invited Binah to come to Atlanta and...
The Second-best Friend
She's a role model you can rely on. Billie B Brown is 100% herself, stands up for what she believes in, protects her friends and does it all in her own special way. Billie B Brown prepares girls for new social situations, and they...
The Power of the Sabre
The boys find their way through the maze and into the underground city, home of the sorcerer's hidden room. Al finishes reading his grandfather's diary and discovers the word he and his friends have been seeking to empower his...
Jack Stalwart: The Search for the Sunken Treasure: Australia: Book 2
Off the coast of Australia, a diver has vanished and along with him an unknown treasure from the wreck of the HMS Pandora. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart find the diver and defeat a deadly band of pirates before they sail away...
Tikki the Tricky Pixie
Tikki Flicker is stuck in Pisky Marsh, and she is fed up. The hags of Hags' Academy have offered her a place at their School for Bad Fairies, but Uncle Sedge won't let her go. So when the hags ask Tikki to try out for a Badge of...
Skoz the Dog - All at Sea
The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don't have a clue where you are when you wake up! When Skoz finds himself in a small boat in the middle of the ocean, he's got not one, but two big problems: how's he going to get...
The Shrinking Race
When Kip beams down on a new planet, the tiny blue aliens living there are terrified. Kip's like a giant! But he soon discovers that the mini-aliens weren't always such midgets...
Meet Lilac Blossom, a sweet but smart fairy who's utterly determined to earn a place at Fairy Charm School, even if it means spying on spoiled Princess Bee Balm's private lessons.
The Charm Bracelet
When Jessie and her mum move into her grandmother's beautiful house in the mountains, Blue Moon, she discovers an amazing secret and enters the Fairy Realm for the first time.
The Jelly People
A giant underwater city sounds like an awesome Space Scouting mission to Kip. That is, until he meets the poisonous jelly-people who live there...
Alice-Miranda at School
Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennington-Jones is waving goodbye to her weeping parents and starting her first day at boarding school. But something is wrong at Wincesterfield-Downsfordale Academy for Proper Young Ladies. The...
Evil agency Shadow is up to something in the middle of the rainforest. Something that could see them get the jump on Shine. Special Agent EJ12 needs to leap into action. She must crack Shadow's codes and foil their plans. That's...
Hot and Cold
The heat is on as someone seems to be melting the polar ice cap. Special Agent EJ12 needs to crack the codes and keep her cool to put the evil-doer's plan back on ice. That's the easy part. As EJ12, Emma Jacks can do anything. So...
The Midnight Feast
She's a role model you can rely on. Billie B Brown is 100% herself, stands up for what she believes in, protects her friends and does it all in her own special way. Billie B Brown prepares girls for new social situations, and they...
The Real Thing
United's under-twelves are in Poland for a tournament. Goal-keeper Tomasz is very excited to be playing in his home country, but team captain Ryan thinks Poland are rubbish. Ryan's behaviour causes trouble both on and off the...
Audrey’s Big Secret
Audrey Barlow has woken up in the dead of night and needs to go to the dunny. The only problem is, the dunny is out yonder down the garden path. And if that isn't bad enough, Audrey sees what she thinks is a ghost! Ages 6+.
Horse Crazy!: The Complete Adventures of Bonnie and Sam
Bonnie and Sam are best friends. No one loves horses the way they do. When Bonnie whispers to them, they understand, and Sam always knows if they need a drink, or a hug, or a race around the paddock. Come along with Bonnie and Sam...
Jamie and Angus Together
Once best friends, always best friends. That's the way it is with Jamie and his toy Highland bull, Angus. This title helps to join them as they tackle a play mate, get muddled in a pretend game, and discover that playing isn't fun...
This is the third book in a gripping series packed full of action and adventure as young gladiator Decimus Rex fights for survival in Ancient Rome.
The Kingdom of Fantasy
Geronimo Stilton is not a sportsmouse. He prefers relaxing in an armchair. However, with the Olympics coming up, sports are all anyone in New Mouse City can talk about. And a reporter like Geronimo can't help but investigate an...
Deluxe Pearlie In The Park
Pearlie looks after Jubilee Park and it keeps her very busy. But one day she wakes up to find everything topsy-turvy. Hurly-burly! What can have gone wrong? It's up to Pearlie to find out. A delightfully funny urban fairytale.
Destiny the Pop Star Fairy
Destiny the Pop Star Fairy looks after all pop stars in Fairyland and the human world. So when things start to go wrong for The Angels, Kirsty and Rachel's favourite pop group, Destiny needs the girls' help to fix things before...
Fairies: A Magical Guide to the Enchanted Realm
Open the pages of this book, and step into a glittering world of fairy magic and mischief. From woodland sprites to garden pixies, and from water nymphs to house elves, here are the fairies that live all around us, if only we...
Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire
For use in schools and libraries only. Thea's friends the Thea Sisters take off for Australia to solve a mystery. A flock of sheep at Nicky's family's ranch is losing all its wool, and the ranch depends on the wool to stay afloat!...
The New York Times bestseller and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year now comes to paperback. The author of Stewart's Cape and Stewart Goes to School introduces a charmingly flawed, quirky character with an altogether...
Al finds Prince Alleric's diary in the sea trunk in his attic and discovers some intriguing connections to his family history. The kids return to the islands in pursuit of Al's ancestors' treasure, visit the plague city and...
A Finder’s Magic
A mysterious stranger called Mr Finder offers to help Till find his dog, and they interview various witnesses including a heron, a mole, a riddling cat - and Miss Mousey, whose sketch of a peaceful riverbank offers a vital clue.
The Big Freeze
It's the year 3054, and Earth is overpopulated and quickly running out of resources. The human race needs to move to a new planet, and it's up to the Space Scouts to find one before it's too late. Twelve-year-old Kip Kirby is...
Daisy and the Trouble with Kittens
Daisy is going on holiday! In an actual plane to actual Spain! It's so exciting! She's never seen a palm tree before, or eaten octopus, or played zombie mermaids, or made so many new friends! Trouble is, five of them are small and...
I am Reading: Alien Alby
Another great story in the fantastic I AM READING series!
Boobela and Worm Ride the Waves
Four brand-new stories about the shy girl giant and the wise but bossy worm whose friendship matters more than anything else.
The English Roses: Ready, Set, Vote!
Hampstead School is getting political! When school elections roll around, Nicole decides to run for class president, and Grace volunteers to be her manager. The only problem is, Grace starts treating the election like one of her...
Violet Skate Friends
Emily is thrilled with her place at ice-skating school - she loves the exciting routines and daring new steps. Each girl wants to be the best skater and win a pair of dazzling violet skates. But when they're put into pairs,...
Little Else: On the Run
When Little Else takes up the Wild Roaming Life, she rides a huge horse called Outlaw, who used to belong to a bushranger. After Little Else frees a team of bullocks from a nasty bullock driver, she is wanted for cattle duffing....
Little Else: Trick Rider
Little Else is a trick rider and a horse whisperer, and sometime bushranger. When she joins Ma Calico's Bush Circus, she becomes La Petite Elsie and does leaps and lofty tumbles with Joe, The Flying Giuseppe. But mean Ma Calico...
Little Else: Ghost Hunter
When Little Else leads her gang of bushrangers through the back-of-beyond in search of the mysterious Lost Herd, they cross a river into strange country where their hoof prints disappear. The lost cattle are said to be worth their...
The Honey and Bear Stories
This beautiful full-colour book is a compilation of Honey and Bear and Special Days with Honey and Bear, reproduced in a B format. The ten short stories are exquisitely illustrated by the talented Ron Brooks, and each capture a...
Captain Pugwash and the Pigwig
In these four adventures the crew turn vegetarian, their enemy Cut-throat Jake is defeated by a parrot, there's a fierce battle on the poop deck, and the pirates find a whole new way to walk the plank.
The Team #8: Soccer Superstars
They have just beaten the Superstars' record for most unbeaten matches held by any team in their area. But suddenly at training everything starts to go wrong. The Team are sure the Superstars' record is jinxed, and when Mark 1,...
Duck for a Day
Mrs Melvino, brings in a new class pet. A duck called Max. All of the students, including Abby, want to take Max home for the night. Hwever, they must abide by Max's strict demands before Mrs Melvino allows it. Abby works hard to...
Captain Pugwash and the Wreckers
John Ryan's jolly captain is as bumbling and amusing as ever in these two pirate stories.
Intends to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. This title helps you to follow the twists and turns of the river's story - downhill, through fields and into the city.
Jody's grandad gives her some runner bean seeds, which they plant and watch together. All through the spring, summer and autumn, Jody cares for her beans and watches as they grow and grow. Then, at last, they are ready to pick and...
The Voodoo Temple
Armed with a copy of Princess Halimeda's treasure map, the boys and Gunner make their way to the infamous Voodoo Caves on Ruby Island, with Snotty Nell and Slitgut in hot pursuit. But will they make it across the...
Iggy and Me and the Happy Birthday
The second of a new series of young fiction by Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for her debut novel, Finding Violet Park.
A Birthday for Bear: An Early Reader: Candlewick Sparks
The lovable, unlikely pair from the New York Times bestseller A Visitor for Bear is back with another comedy. Can relentlessly cheery Mouse wear down a party-pooping Bear, who doesn't like birthdays? Full color.
The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon
Paul believes that the moon is not the moon, but is a great hole in the sky. It's one of many strange ideas that he's never told anyone (at school he was told that he had no ideas at all), until he meets Molly, his irrepressible...
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
The amiable, porcine wonder Mercy Watson, created by Newbery Medalist DiCamillo ( The Tale of Despereaux ), stars in two chapter-book adventures, now available in paperback. Illustrations.
Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo ( Because of Winn-Dixie ) introduces an irresistible new hero for early chapter book readers in this first of six pig tales in an exciting new series, brightly illustrated with nostalgic comic flair...
The Mobile Phone Detective
Renton has joined his dad in France for a holiday. But when they accidentally stumble across a drug dealers' meeting, Renton's father is kidnapped. Can Renton rescue his father in time?
Code name: Battle Boy 005; Real name: Napoleon Augustus Smythe; Age: 11; Assignment: Operation Battle Book. Mission 4: Battle Bust-up - The Battle of Issus, 322BC and the Battle of Kursk, 1943; Mission objective: Two battles have...
Code name: Battle Boy 005 (BB005); Real name: Napoleon Augustus Smythe; Age: 11; Assignment: Operation Battle Book. Mission 4: Aztec Attack - Tenochtitlan, 1519, the first meeting between the Spanish conquistadors and the Aztecs;...
Morris Macmillipede: The Toast of Brussels Sprout
Morris Macmillipede longs to be a dancer. But with forty-two pairs of feet, he can't spin or jump, so everyone's laughing at him. Encouraged by the old stag beetle, though, he keeps trying. Perhaps he was just doing the wrong kind...
Frightfully Friendly Ghosties
Tabitha Tumbly, Charlie Vapour, Rusty Chains and friends can't understand why the still-alives in their house are so mean. When Pamela Fraidy gets locked in the attic by a still-alive, the ghosties are determined to make the...
Evil agency Shadow is really rocking the Shine network. Shine knows they are planning something but how are they sending their messages? Special Agent EJ12 must not miss a beat. This time she needs to find the code as well as pull...
The Talented Clementine
This feisty, fun series from Pennypacker ensures Clementine will become a classic and well-loved character.
Pearlie in Central Park
Pearlie takes a trip to snowy New York City. It's f-f-freezing and Crystal the Central Park Fairy is nowhere to be found! Can Pearlie find a warm and cosy place to stay? In this enchanting wintery tale Pearlie meets Chester the...
Jake and Anna's dad loves his garden. So do the scrub turkeys. Will they ever be able to share nicely?
I Like Monkeys Because…
Intends to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read. This title supports KS1 - 2 Science and Literacy, in consultation with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
Polly and Jez are as close as two friends can be - but they've never met. Instead, they write letters and postcards to each other. It's the summer holidays and Polly is setting off on an adventure around Australia. Jez is staying...
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