Recent junior & middle fiction from 2018

In the Lamplight

In the Lamplight

Dianne Wolfer, Brian Simmonds

If you loved the award-winning Lighthouse Girl and Light Horse Boy, you will also love In the Lamplight, with its combination of evocative charcoal drawings, archival materials and Australian history.

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Swallow's Dance

Swallow’s Dance

Wendy Orr

Leira's family flee to the island of Crete just before a huge volcanic eruption destroys their island and sends a tsunami to where they thought they had found safety. Another thrilling adventure by acclaimed author Wendy Orr.

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Leave Taking

Leave Taking

Lorraine Marwood

A new novel about belonging, loss and love from the celebrated author of Star Jumps, the 2010 winner of the Prime Ministers Award for Children's Fiction.

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Sweet Adversity

Sweet Adversity

Sheryl Gwyther

There's never a good time to be orphaned - or abandoned ... especially when you are twelve years old, and it's the Great Depression.

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 Read review47 Degrees

47 Degrees

Justin D'Ath

Zeelie wonders if they're in danger. When temperatures soar to 47 degrees one hot summer day, 12-year-old Zeelie hopes the nearby bushfires everyone's talking about aren't heading towards her family's new home.

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Ruby and Olivia

Ruby and Olivia

Rachel Hawkins

Quiet Olivia and brash Ruby, her twin sister's best friend, paired at a summer camp for troublemakers to work in an old mansion, must really unite when strange things begin to happen.

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A Good Night for Shooting Zombies

A Good Night for Shooting Zombies

Jaco Jacobs, Kobus Geldenhuys

Sometimes the end is just the beginning of a new adventure.

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Amina's Voice

Amina’s Voice

Hena Khan

A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family's vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community.

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Brawl of the Wild (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 6)

Brawl of the Wild (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 6)

Dav Pilkey

The SIXTH book in the hilarious series from the creator of Captain Underpants! Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man...

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Show Stopper! The Susie K Diaries

Show Stopper! The Susie K Diaries

Shamini Flint, Sally Heinrich

Susie K is a fabulous show-stopper (not!) - but her mum is convinced that Susie can make it as the star of the talent quest ...

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Bear in the Woods: The Peski Kids Book 2

Bear in the Woods: The Peski Kids Book 2

R.A. Spratt

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 Read reviewThe Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

Jaclyn Moriarty, Kelly Canby

From the award-winning Jaclyn Moriarty comes a spellbinding tale of unlikely friendship, unexpected magic and competitive athletics.

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 Read reviewThe Tales of Mr Walker

The Tales of Mr Walker

Jess Black, Sara Acton

The Tales of Mr Walker contains four delightful stories inspired by the real-life Mr Walker, a Guide Dog Ambassador who now calls Park Hyatt Melbourne home. 

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Grandma Dangerous and the Egg of Glory: Book 2

Grandma Dangerous and the Egg of Glory: Book 2

Kita Mitchell, Nathan Reed

WARNING: DO NOT GIVE THIS BOOK TO YOUR OWN GRANDMA. SHE MIGHT GET IDEAS...

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The Ice Monster

The Ice Monster

David Walliams, Tony Ross

Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams' biggest and most epic adventure yet!

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Real Pigeons Eat Danger (Real Pigeons, Book 2)

Real Pigeons Eat Danger (Real Pigeons, Book 2)

Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2)

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2)

Jessica Townsend

Wunder is gathering in Nevermoor ...

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 Read reviewLenny's Book of Everything

Lenny’s Book of Everything

Karen Foxlee

This is a Borzoi Book --Title page verso.

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Lemonade Jones (Lemonade Jones, Book 1)

Lemonade Jones (Lemonade Jones, Book 1)

Davina Bell, Karen Blair

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Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 3: Duel at Araluen

Ranger’s Apprentice The Royal Ranger 3: Duel at Araluen

John Flanagan

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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

M. T. Anderson, Eugene Yelchin

An anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political tale of warring elf and goblin kingdoms

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The Adventures of Catvinkle

The Adventures of Catvinkle

Elliot Perlman, Laura Stitzel

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 Read reviewEverything I've Never Said

Everything I’ve Never Said

Samantha Wheeler

A powerful novel about a subject rarely tackled - young people with disabilities and the families who love and support them.   

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 Special priceThe Song from Somewhere Else

The Song from Somewhere Else

A.F. Harrold, Levi Pinfold

A powerful and poignant story about friendship from the author of the critically acclaimed The Imaginary, illustrated by award-winning illustrator Levi Pinfold. Perfect for fans of Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman

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Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Meg Medina

Merci Su arez begins the sixth grade and knows things will change, but she did not count on her grandfather acting strangely, not fitting in at her private school, and dealing with Edna Santos' jealousy.

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The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 13)

The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 13)

Jeff Kinney

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Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power

Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power

Vita Weinstein Murrow, Julia Bereciartu

What if princesses didn't always marry Prince Charming and live happily every after?

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 Read reviewHelp Around the House

Help Around the House

Morris Gleitzman

Ludo helps other people. It's how he was brought up. When Dad is elected to Federal Parliament, Ludo grabs the chance to make Australia an even better place. But he soon discovers it's not the homeless of the national...

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Endling: Book One: The Last

Endling: Book One: The Last

Katherine Applegate

Endling - an individual animal that is the last in its species or subspecies Byx is used to being the smallest and the youngest. But for all of her young life, she's also been part of something bigger - part of a family, part of...

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No Survivors (Liars, Book 2)

No Survivors (Liars, Book 2)

Jack Heath

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 Read reviewRowan of Rin: The Journey

Rowan of Rin: The Journey

Emily Rodda

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Explorers on Witch Mountain

Explorers on Witch Mountain

Alex Bell, Tomislav Tomic

Suddenly disaster strikes when Stella's father, Felix, is snatched by a fearsome witch. Stella must bring her magic ice princess tiara to Witch Mountain or she will never see Felix again! But no one ever returns from Witch...

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Diary Disaster (Ella Diaries #14)

Diary Disaster (Ella Diaries #14)

Meredith Costain, Danielle McDonald

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Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Dork Diaries: Birthday Drama!

Rachel Renee Russell

The thirteenth instalment in the bestselling DORK DIARIES series, now with over 30 million books in print!

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Camping Time! (Hotdog, Book 5)

Camping Time! (Hotdog, Book 5)

Anh Do, Dan McGuiness

Hotdog, Lizzie and Kev are going CAMPING! There will be wood-chopping, campfire singalongs and an EPIC biscuit-eating competition. Its going to be awesome! Can Hotdog, Lizzie and Kev learn the skills they need to survive in the...

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Death in the Spotlight

Death in the Spotlight

Robin Stevens

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The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)

The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)

Katrina Nannestad

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The Bolds in Trouble

The Bolds in Trouble

Julian Clary, David Roberts

This time, Teddington's wildest family have decided to stay at home and keep their heads down - it isn't always easy hiding tails and fur under clothes, and it's important not to raise suspicion amongst their human neighbours....

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Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

John Boyne

The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by -...

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The Dollmaker of Krakow

The Dollmaker of Krakow

R. M. Romero

In the vein of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Number the Stars, this fusion of fairy tales, folklore, and World War II history eloquently illustrates the power of love and the inherent will to survive even in the darkest...

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The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes, Book 1)

The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes, Book 1)

Nancy Springer

When Enola Holmes, sister to the detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared, she quickly embarks on a journey to London in search of her. But nothing can prepare her for what awaits.

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The Bad Guys Episode 8: Superbad

The Bad Guys Episode 8: Superbad

Aaron Blabey

Knuckleheads Assemble. Its Bad Guys Episode 8!   

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Hilda and the Hidden People

Hilda and the Hidden People

Luke Pearson, Stephen Davies, Seaerra Miller

Meet Hilda: explorer, adventurer, avid sketchbook-keeper and friend to every creature in the valley! Well....almost every creature...

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One for Sorrow

One for Sorrow

Mary Downing Hahn

Another historical and chilling success of revenge from beyond the grave during the 1918 influenza outbreak from ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn. (Kirkus)

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Splashy Weird! (WeirDo Book 11)

Splashy Weird! (WeirDo Book 11)

Anh Do, Jules Faber

The school swimming carnival is on and Weir isnt looking forward to ANY of it! Not the TINY cozzies! Or getting water UP HIS NOSE! And especially not the RACING! Can Weir win for his team? It wont be easy... but it will be...

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Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo

Carl Merrison, Hakea Hustler

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Kakadu Calling: Stories for Kids

Kakadu Calling: Stories for Kids

Jane Garlil Christophersen, Christine Christophersen

From Dinky the Dingo to Finding My Way Home, Jane Christophersen presents an engaging collection of short stories for young readers. Jane reveals the wonders of daily life in the bush and includes messages about caring for the...

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Brimstone (The Firewatcher Chronicles, Book 1)

Brimstone (The Firewatcher Chronicles, Book 1)

Kelly Gardiner

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Lintang and the Brightest Star

Lintang and the Brightest Star

Tamara Moss

A prophecy has been spoken. A monster has awoken.

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Natural Born Loser

Natural Born Loser

Oliver Phommavanh

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Flying Ninja! (Ninja Kid, Book 2)

Flying Ninja! (Ninja Kid, Book 2)

Anh Do, Jeremy Ley

Nelson is a ninja. Hes not the coolest. Or the bravest. But he is the worlds nerdiest ninja! And now he has to stop an animal rampage and machines going crazy all over town! For that, hell need his new jetpack... and some serious...

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Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables Go Wild

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Go Wild

Tim Harris

Meet your new assistant principal - Miss Frost! Uh-oh, that's not good. Good thing we're off on camp. Mr Bambuckle lets us eat marshmallows before dinner! Is that a spark-maker beetle? Shh! What was that noise? The class...

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 Read reviewMy Girragundji (20th Anniversary Edition)

My Girragundji (20th Anniversary Edition)

Boori Monty Pryor, Meme McDonald

The 20th anniversary edition of the award-winning, much loved story that tells how a little tree frog helps a boy find the courage to face his fears.

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The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach: The Peski Kids Book 1

The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach: The Peski Kids Book 1

R.A. Spratt

When April, Finn and Joe Peski come home from school one day to find their mother missing, they are forced to go and live with their dad. They haven't seen him in years, and to make matters worse, he lives in a small country town...

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Girltopia (Book 1)

Girltopia (Book 1)

Hilary Rogers

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 Read reviewA Song Only I Can Hear

A Song Only I Can Hear

Barry Jonsberg

Rob has a huge crush on the new girl at school. But Rob is painfully shy and suffers severe panic attacks. How is her heart to be won? Another wonderful and heart-warming comedy drama from the award-winning author of My Life as an...

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 Read reviewThe Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon, Book 1)

The Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon, Book 1)

Rebecca Lim

When Harley Spark accidentally releases Qing, one of five dragon sisters, from the ancient vase she's been trapped in for centuries, he is soon on a dangerous international mission with Qing to find and free her four sisters.

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Fairytales for Feisty Girls

Fairytales for Feisty Girls

Susannah McFarlane, Lucinda Gifford, Sher Rill Ng, Beth Norling, Claire Robertson

Renowned girl hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring girls with smarts.

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The Curse in the Candlelight

The Curse in the Candlelight

Sophie Cleverly

There's a new girl at Rookwood School, and new mystery for Scarlet and Ivy to solve.

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Stories of the Night

Stories of the Night

Kitty Crowther

A modern fairytale storybook set in the magical illustrated world of Astrid Lindgren Award recipient Kitty Crowther

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Amal Unbound

Amal Unbound

Aisha Saeed

Aisha Saeed's middle-grade debut tells the compelling story of a girl's fight to regain her life and dreams after being forced into indentured servitude.

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 Read reviewMr Penguin and the Lost Treasure: Book 1

Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure: Book 1

Alex T. Smith

From the international bestselling creator of Claude, comes a brand new hero - Mr Penguin.

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Lord of the Fleas (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 5)

Lord of the Fleas (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 5)

Dav Pilkey

There's a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action! With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, the Supa Buddies must join...

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 Read reviewThe Bromeliad Trilogy: The Collection

The Bromeliad Trilogy: The Collection

Terry Pratchett

Truckers . Diggers . WingsTo the thousands of tiny nomes living under the floorboards of a large department Store, there is no Outside. No Day or Night, no Sun or Rain. They're just daft old legends. Until they hear the...

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The Adventures of Jellybean

The Adventures of Jellybean

Bill Condon, Di Bates

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 Read reviewThe Yark

The Yark

Bertrand Santini, Laurent Gapaillard

A very funny and cheerfully subversive chapter book about a monster who eats children-until one day he makes a friend.

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 Read reviewThe Wild Robot

The Wild Robot

Peter Brown

A gloriously illustrated story of a robot's adventures in the wild

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The Dog with Seven Names

The Dog with Seven Names

Dianne Wolfer

The heart-warming story of a golden-eyed dog in a time of war.

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Front Desk

Front Desk

Kelly Yang, Candy Ng

Recent immigrants from China, desperate for money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown Southern California motel for skinflint Mr. Yao, whose son is the only other Chinese American in Mia's class.

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Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Brian Selznick, David Serlin

Who is Baby Monkey? He is a baby. He is a monkey. He has a job. He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye! Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help! But can he put on his pants before the culprit gets...

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 Read reviewReal Pigeons Fight Crime (Real Pigeons, Book 1)

Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Real Pigeons, Book 1)

Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood

In Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Rock and his mystery-solving friends will tackle their first caseload: Why have all the breadcrumbs disappeared? Who on earth is kidnapping bats? And can the pigeons avert a dinner disaster??

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 Read reviewThe 104-Storey Treehouse

The 104-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!

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Our Australian Girl: The Ruby Stories

Our Australian Girl: The Ruby Stories

Penny Matthews, Lucia Masciullo

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The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12

The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12

Jeff Kinney

Readers won't be able to stop laughing as they join Greg and his family on a holiday trip to remember. To escape the stress of the holidays, the Heffleys decide to get out of town and go to a resort instead of celebrating...

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The Boy At the Back of the Class

The Boy At the Back of the Class

Onjali Q. Rauf, Pippa Curnick

Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.

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Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear

Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear

R.A. Spratt

The final installment in the beloved girl detective series!

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Bob

Bob

Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead, Nicholas Gannon

A charming middle-grade novel about friendship and the power of imagination, told in alternating chapters by Rebecca Stead, the Newbery Medal winning author of When You Reach Me, and Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling author...

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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography in a fairy-tale,...

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Just a Girl

Just a Girl

Jackie French

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 Read reviewHello, Universe

Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas

Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

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 Read reviewThe Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

Jaclyn Moriarty, Kelly Canby

An enchanting and whimsical spell-filled fantasy novel from Jaclyn Moriarty, the award-winning author of Feeling Sorry for Celia and A Corner of White, suitable for readers who loved A Most Magical Girl.

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The Secrets We Share

The Secrets We Share

Nova Weetman

The highly anticipated companion to Nova Weetman's critically acclaimed middle-reader The Secrets We Keep.

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Squishy Taylor Versus the Mayor

Squishy Taylor Versus the Mayor

Ailsa Wild, Ben Wood

A hilarious junior fiction book series from Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions!

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Freaks on the Loose: The Whole Scary Story

Freaks on the Loose: The Whole Scary Story

Leigh Hobbs

The hilarious, anarchic antics of One-eyed Eileen, her 4F classmates and their long-suffering teacher in one collectable volume.

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 Read reviewCloud and Wallfish

Cloud and Wallfish

Anne Nesbet

Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems.

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Life of the Party! (The Susie K Files Book 1)

Life of the Party! (The Susie K Files Book 1)

Shamini Flint, Sally Heinrich

Susie K likes science instead of netball and has the class goldfish for a best friend. But Susie's mum finds it hard to believe that she's happy that way. She's constantly trying to push Susie (with the best of intentions, of...

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 Read reviewA Kalle Blomkvist Mystery: Master Detective

A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery: Master Detective

Astrid Lindgren

A super sleuth like Kalle Blomkvist is always looking for the next case to crack. So when a mysterious stranger arrives in town he finds the perfect excuse to start an investigation, one that will draw him and his friends into a...

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Gregory and the Grimbockle

Gregory and the Grimbockle

Melanie Schubert, Jared Kraft, Abigail Kraft

Fans of Roald Dahl will adore Gregory and the Grimbockle. Exoodles, dial scromples and buckets of magic liquid make this imaginative story a thrilling adventure. But the message and heart behind this little tale will endure long...

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 Read reviewHow to Win a Nobel Prize

How to Win a Nobel Prize

Barry Marshall, Lorna Hendry, Bernard Caleo

A time-travel adventure for young budding scientists.

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 Read reviewThe Peacock Detectives

The Peacock Detectives

Carly Nugent

Shortlisted for the 2017 Text Prize, The Peacock Detectives is a delightfully Australian story about self-discovery and dealing with change for upper middle-graders.

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Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

Amy Sparkes, Ben Cort

Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE...

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A School Day Smile (Tiggy and her Magic Paintbrush Book 1)

A School Day Smile (Tiggy and her Magic Paintbrush Book 1)

Zanni Louise, Gilliant Flint

Tiggy has a BIG imagination. She sometimes has BIG feelings too. But everything is A-Okay, because Tiggy has a very special secret ... Today is Tiggy's first day of school, and she is super excited! But she's also not quite...

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The Dollmaker of Krakow

The Dollmaker of Krakow

R. M. Romero

In the vein of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Number the Stars, this fusion of fairy tales, folklore, and World War II history eloquently illustrates the power of love and the inherent will to survive even in the darkest...

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Dog Man and Cat Kid (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 4)

Dog Man and Cat Kid (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 4)

Dav Pilkey

When darkness falls upon the city, only one heroic duo has the pedigree to deliver justice! Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is back and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a nose for...

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Wed Wabbit

Wed Wabbit

Lissa Evans

A hugely funny down-the-rabbit-hole adventure from the author of internationally bestselling Small Change for Stuart, which was shortlisted for both the Carnegie Medal and Costa Award.

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The Truth App (Liars Book 1)

The Truth App (Liars Book 1)

Jack Heath

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 Read reviewJane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds

Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds

Jeremy Lachlan

Step inside. Don't look back. Forward is the only way. His Dark Materials meets Mad Max in this unforgettable blockbuster adventure about the world between worlds.

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Hounds and Hauntings (Rose Raventhorpe Investigates, Book 3)

Hounds and Hauntings (Rose Raventhorpe Investigates, Book 3)

Janine Beacham

The city of Yorke is under attack and it's up to Rose Raventhorpe and Yorke's secret society of butlers to find the culprit! The third mystery in the Rose Raventhorpe Investigates series.

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Kensy and Max: Breaking News (Book 1)

Kensy and Max: Breaking News (Book 1)

Jacqueline Harvey

Introducing Kensy and Max - an action-packed spy-adventure series for girls and boys from bestselling author Jacqueline Harvey!

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When the Mountains Roared

When the Mountains Roared

Jess Butterworth, Rob Biddulph

A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell.

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 Read reviewThe Extremely Weird Thing That Happened In Huggabie Falls

The Extremely Weird Thing That Happened In Huggabie Falls

Adam Cece, Andrew Weldon

Winner of the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children's Writing. The Extremely Weird Thing that Happened in Huggabie Falls is the first book in a trilogy of sublimely ridiculous laugh-out-loud adventure stories for middle-grade...

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 Read reviewThe Endsister

The Endsister

Penni Russon

Unforgettable characters, chaotic family life and an intriguing ghost story combine in this funny, absorbing tale of a family who inherit a mansion on the other side of the world.

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Brindabella

Brindabella

Ursula Dubosarsky, Andrew Joyner

From an extraordinary novelist and an award-winning illustrator comes this lyrical and unforgettable story about a boy and the untameable wildness of a hand-reared joey.

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 Read reviewThe List

The List

Patricia Forde

The city of Ark is the last safe place on Earth. To make sure humans avoid the mistakes of their past and are able to survive, everyone in Ark must speak List, a language of only 500 words.

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Super, Spectacular Pearlie

Super, Spectacular Pearlie

Wendy Harmer

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The Secret Key: Agatha Oddly (Book1)

The Secret Key: Agatha Oddly (Book1)

Lena Jones

Meet thirteen-year-old Agatha Oddly - a bold, determined heroine, and the star of a stylish new detective series.

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Marge and the Secret Tunnel

Marge and the Secret Tunnel

Isla Fisher

Life with Marge is NEVER boring! Even shopping for new shoes turns out to be an amazing adventure, especially when the lights go out and the children are stuck in the shop!

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Tom Gates #13: Epic Adventure (Kind Of)

Tom Gates #13: Epic Adventure (Kind Of)

Liz Pichon

The next instalment of the hilarious and best-selling Tom Gates series.

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Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans (Tom Gates #14)

Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans (Tom Gates #14)

Liz Pichon

This book is VERY important because it contains BISCUITS, BANDS and all my (doodled) plans to make DogZombies the BEST band in the world.

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 Read reviewA Fortunate Life: Edition for Young Readers

A Fortunate Life: Edition for Young Readers

A B Facey

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A Spoonful of Murder (A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery)

A Spoonful of Murder (A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery)

Robin Stevens, Nina Tara

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The War I Finally Won

The War I Finally Won

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A tale of courage set in England during the dark days of World War II and the sequel to the much-loved 2016 Newbery Honor Book, The War That Saved My Life.

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Off the Track

Off the Track

Cristy Burne

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The Genie Rings (The Witching Hours Book 3)

The Genie Rings (The Witching Hours Book 3)

Jack Henseleit

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Indigo Blue

Indigo Blue

Jessica Watson

An inspiring adventure story from Young Australian of the Year 2011, Jessica Watson.

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Lintang and the Forbidden Island

Lintang and the Forbidden Island

Tamara Moss

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The Bad Guys Episode 7: Do-you-think-he-saurus?!

The Bad Guys Episode 7: Do-you-think-he-saurus?!

Aaron Blabey

Its time to get your Jurassic on, baby. Its time... for the BAD GUYS EPISODE 7! 

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Quark's Academy

Quark’s Academy

Catherine Pelosi

Quark's Academy is a junior fiction adventure complete with humorous dialogue, mad plotting and peculiar characters for readers aged eight to twelve.

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Speccy-tacular AFL Stories

Speccy-tacular AFL Stories

Various

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The Unicorn Quest

The Unicorn Quest

Kamilla Benko

In an antique-filled mansion, sisters Claire and Sophie find a ladder to the magical land of Arden, where wraiths roam freely, unicorns have disappeared, and the guilds of magic no longer trust each other.

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Ginger Green is Absolutely MAD for Birthday Parties! (Mostly)

Ginger Green is Absolutely MAD for Birthday Parties! (Mostly)

Kim Kane, Jon Davis

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Dragon's Green

Dragon’s Green

Scarlett Thomas

The first in the thrilling and magical Worldquake Sequence from Scarlett Thomas, author of the bestselling adult novel The End of Mr Y

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The Land of Neverendings

The Land of Neverendings

Kate Saunders

We're in a box in the attic.' What if there exists a world powered by imagination? A world of silliness, where humans and their toys live on long after they've left the Hard World .

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The World's Worst Children 3

The World’s Worst Children 3

David Walliams, Tony Ross

From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight...

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The 1,000-year-old Boy

The 1,000-year-old Boy

Ross Welford

The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER. 'A wonderful story' Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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New Kid! (Tiny Timmy, Book 7)

New Kid! (Tiny Timmy, Book 7)

Tim Cahill, Heath McKenzie

The Lions have a new player. Ricardo seems nice enough, and he's got all the skills. There's just one problem... He never passes Timmy the ball! Seems like he wants all the glory for himself! Timmy and Ricardo will have to...

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Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie

Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie

Kate Temple, Jol Temple, Grace West

Meet Alice Toolie - seriously famous youtootuber, and lead jellyfish in the school jazz ballet - and absolutely not a good friend of Jimmy Cook in this stand-alone humorous story from the CBC award-winning writers of the Captain...

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Turtle Trackers

Turtle Trackers

Samantha Wheeler

From the beloved author of Wombat Warriors, Mister Cassowary and Smooch & Rose comes another thrilling adventure about Australia's endangered animals.

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A Pet Called Nibbles

A Pet Called Nibbles

Zanni Louise, Gilliant Flint

Tiggy has a BIG imagination. She sometimes has BIG feelings too. But everything is A-Okay, because Tiggy has a very special secret ... Today is Pet Day at Tiggy's school, and Tiggy is a little worried - she is the only...

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Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt

Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt

Rhiannon Williams

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 Read reviewNinja Kid: From Nerd to Ninja (Book 1)

Ninja Kid: From Nerd to Ninja (Book 1)

Anh Do, Jeremy Ley

Nelson's a nerd. Unfit, uncool...and totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he is a Ninja! The last ninja on earth! How is he going to save the world when he cannot even get his undies on the...

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A Different Boy

A Different Boy

Paul Jennings

Anton escapes from an orphanage and successfully stows away on a boat headed for the land of 'sunshine and steaks'. A heartbreaking and heartwarming tale of loss, guilt, mistaken identity and risk-taking, migration, resilience and...

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Grace on the Court

Grace on the Court

Maddy Proud

Grace Parker tries to figure out how to handle the 3Bs: boys, boy bands and ball sports.

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 Read reviewGeorge Parker Goes Global

George Parker Goes Global

David Metzenthen

Super-clever George Parker unexpectedly teams up with super-rich Chase Landon-Bond on an international adventure to rescue Chase's sister. A flat-out funny, mad-cap, strange and joyful mission filled with hijinks and hilarity.

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Frankie Fish and the Great Wall of Chaos

Frankie Fish and the Great Wall of Chaos

Peter Helliar, Lesley Vamos

From Australia's favourite comedian and children's author Peter Helliar comes the second book in his best-selling Frankie Fish series! A hilarious time-travel adventure about mega-mischief, misbehaving grandparents, and one very...

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The Troll Heart (The Witching Hours Book 2)

The Troll Heart (The Witching Hours Book 2)

Jack Henseleit

The Witching Hours series continues with book 2, The Troll Heart - a chilling tale of stone and blood for only the bravest of readers.

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Grace

Grace

Morris Gleitzman

Eleven-year-old Grace only knows one world - the world of her mum and dad and twin brothers, and the strict religious community they belong to. But when her dad is thrown out of the church for asking questions, Grace is torn. How...

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 Read reviewShine Mountain

Shine Mountain

Julie Hunt

An epic adventure from the author of Song for a Scarlet Runner about a girl who finds a magical musical instrument, a boy from a travelling medicine show, and their perilous journey to a mysterious land.

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Poppa Platoon in World War Chew

Poppa Platoon in World War Chew

Danny Katz, Mitch Vane

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Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Weird Beard (Book 1)

Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Weird Beard (Book 1)

Andrew Hansen, Jessica Roberts

Award-winning Australian comedian Andrew Hansen, best known for The Chaser, has teamed up with his wife, designer Jessica Roberts, to create their very first children's book series.

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Fearless Frederic

Fearless Frederic

Felice Arena

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Missing

Missing

Sue Whiting

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Nowhere Boy

Nowhere Boy

Katherine Marsh

When all seems lost, real heroes can be found.

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Game Time! (Hotdog, Book 4)

Game Time! (Hotdog, Book 4)

Anh Do, Dan McGuiness

Hotdog, Lizzie and Kev are training for GAME DAY! They want to win the big prizean awesome trip to Rainbow Island! That's where Kev's mum lives! They'll need skill, speed and strength. Do they have what it takes to win?

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The Storm Keeper's Island: Storm Keeper Trilogy 1

The Storm Keeper’s Island: Storm Keeper Trilogy 1

Catherine Doyle

Fionn Boyle, terrified of the sea, must spend the summer with this older sister, Tara, and their grandfather on Arranmore, an island that has been known to make people disappear, and seems to be restless again.

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Begone the Raggedy Witches (The Wild Magic Trilogy, Book One)

Begone the Raggedy Witches (The Wild Magic Trilogy, Book One)

Celine Kiernan, Victoria Semykina

When witches kidnap her dad, Mup is swept up in a wild tide of magic that carries her to another world. Can she reunite her family and find her way back? --Provided by publisher.

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The Alien Zoo...Good as New!

The Alien Zoo…Good as New!

Adrian Beck, Heath McKenzie

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The House with Chicken Legs

The House with Chicken Legs

Sophie Anderson

Marinka dreams of a normal life, but her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning. For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets...

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How I Didn't Straighten My Hair (and Other Life Lessons)

How I Didn’t Straighten My Hair (and Other Life Lessons)

Angela May George

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Rory Branagan (Detective)

Rory Branagan (Detective)

Andrew Clover, Ralph Lazar

Meet RORY BRANAGAN - he eats bad guys for breakfast. Well, not ACTUALLY. But he IS the best detective in town. First in a hilarious seven-book, comedy-crime series for readers of 8+

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The Rizzlerunk Club: Best Buds Under Frogs

The Rizzlerunk Club: Best Buds Under Frogs

Leslie Patricelli

In her first novel, illustrated in her inimitable style, Patricelli hits all the humorous ups and downs of being the new kid at school, navigating complicated friendships, and standing up to frenemies.

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The Chocolate Factory Ghost

The Chocolate Factory Ghost

David O'Connell, Claire Powell

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Snow & Rose

Snow & Rose

Emily Winfield Martin

Snow and Rose search the forest for their missing father and discover there is a sinister magic at work in the woods.

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OTHER WORLDS 2: Beast World

OTHER WORLDS 2: Beast World

George Ivanoff

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Iguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza: Book 1

Iguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza: Book 1

James Bishop, Rikin Parekh

One boy. One disappointing superpower. Can Dylan tame a bunch of hyper iguanas and come up with a masterful plan to save the WORLD? Yeah, probably ... but he's going to need a MASSIVE cheese pizza. Perfect for fans of Tom Gates,...

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Three Bird Summer

Three Bird Summer

Sara St. Antoine

Adam has spent his summers at his grandmother's rustic cabin on Three Bird Lake. But this year is different. Dad won't be with them, and there's a new girl next door named Alice. After he discovers notes that hint at a hidden...

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Big Foot & Little Foot (Book #1)

Big Foot & Little Foot (Book #1)

Ellen Potter, Felicita Sala

This funny, affecting new series about the friendship between a young Sasquatch and a young boy is a celebration of the spirit of adventure and the courage to leave behind the safe and familiar.

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Astrid the Unstoppable

Astrid the Unstoppable

Maria Parr, Guy Puzey, Katie Harnett

Pippi Longstocking meets Heidi meets Anne Shirley in this tale of an irrepressible girl in a mountain village who navigates unexpected changes with warmth and humor.

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The Children of Castle Rock

The Children of Castle Rock

Natasha Farrant

When Alice's family home has to be sold, she and her father Barney will do whatever it takes to buy it back - even if whatever it takes isn't strictly legal.

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 Special priceThe Holidays

The Holidays

Blexbolex

The summer holidays were here. I had the garden, the fields, the lake and the sun-all to myself! And then Grandfather brought something home that tipped everything out of balance...

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My New Best Friend (Olivia's Secret Scribbles #1)

My New Best Friend (Olivia’s Secret Scribbles #1)

Meredith Costain, Danielle McDonald

My New Best Friend

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The City of Secret Rivers

The City of Secret Rivers

Jacob Sager Weinstein

A hilarious fantasy adventure set in modern day London.

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Where Do You Go, Birdy Jones?

Where Do You Go, Birdy Jones?

Joanna Nadin

A story about finding yourself when everything changes and believing that love never runs out. Perfect for fans of A Boy called Hope and Jacqueline Wilson. From the author of JOE ALL ALONE - a BAFTA winning and Emmy nominated CBBC...

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Boy Underwater

Boy Underwater

Adam Baron

A heart-breaking, heart-warming novel for everyone of 10 and older - this book will probably make you cry, and will definitely make you laugh.

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Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: The Case of the Missing Hippo

Fabio The World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective: The Case of the Missing Hippo

Laura James, Emily Fox

In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world's greatest flamingo detective.

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The Abominable Snowman (Choose Your Own Adventure #1)

The Abominable Snowman (Choose Your Own Adventure #1)

R,A Montgomery, Laurence Peguy

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The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet

Karuna Riazi

A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that's a steampunk...

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Keep an Eye on this Koala

Keep an Eye on this Koala

Scott Tulloch

Wait! Don't pick up this book unless you can keep an eye on this koala. He's a bit dozy. - I am NOT dozy. - Okay - you can have a quick peek. But I'm warning you ... this furball's a handful!

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Max and the Millions

Max and the Millions

Ross Montgomery (author)

From Costa-shortlisted superstar, a highly anticipated standalone adventure about what happens when you find a tiny, living, breathing civilization on the floor of your school dorm room.

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