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Mariella, Queen of the Skies

Mariella, Queen of the Skies

Eoin Colfer, Katy Halford

Super-smart inventor Mariella doesn't have time for sleep in this funny and life-affirming gem from award-winning beloved author Eoin Colfer, featuring full colour illustrations from rising star Katy Halford.

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 Read reviewDino Hunter: D-Bot Squad 1

Dino Hunter: D-Bot Squad 1

Mac Park, James Hart

A super-exciting series about DINOSAUR ROBOTS for first readers...from the creators of the bestselling Boy vs Beast series. A world kids will love, using words they can read.

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Hari and His Electric Feet

Hari and His Electric Feet

Alexander McCall Smith, Sam Usher

With an authentic Indian backdrop, this is a feel-good story of young kids chasing big dreams that shimmers with all of Alexander McCall Smith's trademark optimism and joy - an outlook on life that makes him one of the world's...

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 Read reviewDog Man (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 1)

Dog Man (The Adventures of Dog Man, Book 1)

Dav Pilkey

George and Harold have created a new super-hero who digs into deception. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history. With the head of a dog and the...

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Second Best Friend

Second Best Friend

Non Pratt, Kate Alizadeh

Two best friends are pushed to breaking point as a dark secret is revealed and the pressures of excellence threaten to destroy their friendship forever.

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Free Lance and the Dragon's Hoard

Free Lance and the Dragon’s Hoard

Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

The final instalment in the hilarious daring adventures of Free Lance the courageous mercenary knight, from the bestselling duo behind The Edge Chronicles, Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell.

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The White Fox

The White Fox

Jackie Morris

A gorgeous, fully-illustrated novella about an Inuit boy and a lost arctic fox.

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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Mal Peet, Emma Shoard

An utterly stunning, powerful and unforgettable novella by the highly acclaimed and much missed Mal Peet. Featuring sensitive full colour illustrations by talented rising star, Emma Shoard.

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Houdini and the Five-Cent Circus

Houdini and the Five-Cent Circus

Keith Gray

A thrilling reimagining of Houdini's childhood years and the life that made him master of escape, from the award-winning author of The Ostrich Boys.

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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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The Last Days of Archie Maxwell

The Last Days of Archie Maxwell

Annabel Pitcher

Full of love, humour and heartbreak, this beautifully crafted YA novella from the multi-award-winning author of Ketchup Clouds and My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece is a compassionate and distinctive tale of modern family life...

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Grave Matter

Grave Matter

Juno Dawson, Alex T. Smith

A brilliantly gothic, diverse, witty and bang up-to-date dark thriller-romance by Queen of Teen Juno Dawson.

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 Read reviewThe Bolds

The Bolds

Julian Clary

Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house (in Teddington), they have jobs (like writing Christmas cracker jokes) and they love to have a bit of a giggle.

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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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Rook

Rook

Anthony McGowan

A poignant, beautifully written novella about growing up and family. A companion piece to the successful Brock and Pike.

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Geek Girl

Geek Girl

Holly Smale

My name is Harriet Manners, and I am a geek.

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 Read reviewSamurai vs Ninja 1: The Battle for the Golden Egg

Samurai vs Ninja 1: The Battle for the Golden Egg

Nick Falk, Tony Flowers

In the Edo Period of Japan, two teams fight for supremacy -- the serious samurai and the scheming ninja. To determine who is the best, a deadly contest is held. The prize is the Golden Egg, the most magnificent treasure in all of...

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The Ghost in Annie's Room

The Ghost in Annie’s Room

Philippa Pearce, Cate James

Wonderfully atmospheric yet tender ghost story, firmly rooted in the children's magical tradition.

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The Mystery of Me

The Mystery of Me

Karen McCombie, Cathy Brett

A wonderfully warm and wise story about identity, fresh starts and coming face-to-face with yourself, from top notch tween writer Karen McCombie.

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Jasper Zammit Bindup

Jasper Zammit Bindup

Deborah Abela

Three Jasper Zammit books in one big edition! Jasper Zammit is a soccer legend - in his own head. Bestselling author Deborah Abela teamed up with Australian soccer legend and former Socceroo captain Johnny Warren to write this...

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Funny Kid Stand Up (Funny Kid, #2)

Funny Kid Stand Up (Funny Kid, #2)

Matt Stanton

FROM THE AUTHOR OF NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER, FUNNY KID FOR PRESIDENT! Being funny is a good gig and it's pretty much the only thing Max Walburt is good at. At least he thinks he's good at it . . .

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 Read reviewThe Wave

The Wave

Morton Rhue

The Wave is based on a nightmarish true episode in a Californian high school, when a teacher wanted to demonstrate the dangers of propoganda and group-think.

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Free Lance and the Field of Blood

Free Lance and the Field of Blood

Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

The second in a trilogy of brilliantly hilarious tales of chivalry and derring-do from the bestselling duo behind The Edge Chronicles.

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500 Minutes of Danger

500 Minutes of Danger

Jack Heath

10 stories. 10 dangerous situations. 10 brave kids. 50 minutes to escape. 

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Trash

Trash

Andy Mulligan

Raphael lives on a dumpsite, eking out a living sifting through rubbish. One unlucky-lucky day, he makes an extraordinary and deadly discovery. Now he and his two friends, Gardo and Rat, are wanted by the corrupt forces that run...

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Secret FC

Secret FC

Tom Palmer, Garry Parsons

A fun football story from a top writer of sports fiction for children, re-packaged in an appealing chunky new edition.

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Free Lance and the Lake of Skulls

Free Lance and the Lake of Skulls

Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

The first in a trilogy of brilliantly illustrated tales of chivalry and derring-do from the bestselling duo behind The Edge Chronicles.

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My Name is Not Refugee

My Name is Not Refugee

Kate Milner

A touching, timely and tender exploration of refuge and migration for the youngest readers, this picture book offers a moving insight into the real journeys being made by children today. From the winner of the V&A Student...

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The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game

Alan Gibbons, Chris Chalik

A brilliant, topical sports fiction-with-facts story.

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Of Mice and Men: Barrington Stoke Edition

Of Mice and Men: Barrington Stoke Edition

John Steinbeck, David Wardle

A superb story of power and beauty, critically acclaimed across the world and now available in an accessible, super-readable format with dyslexia-friendly features, for all readers.

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 Read reviewThe Bad Guys: Episode 1

The Bad Guys: Episode 1

Aaron Blabey

They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys ... and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that! Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first...

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Glenn Maxwell 1: Lucky Break

Glenn Maxwell 1: Lucky Break

Patrick Loughlin, Glenn Maxwell

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The Story of the Dancing Frog

The Story of the Dancing Frog

Quentin Blake

Wonderful, witty and wise, this classic Quentin Blake tale will warm hearts of young and old alike.

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Senseless

Senseless

Steve Cole, Neil Evans

Gaming and adventure combine in this thrill-a-minute ride.

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The Moonshine Dragon

The Moonshine Dragon

Cornelia Funke, Monica Armino

From the internationally bestselling author of the Inkheart series. When a tiny silver dragon is chased out of Patrick's storybook by an equally tiny knight, all sorts of mayhem breaks loose! Soon moonshine magic has shrunk...

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The Unlikely Outlaws

The Unlikely Outlaws

Philip Ardagh, Tom Morgan-Jones

Hilarity and chaos abound in this quirky tale of a band of Robin Hood-esque outlaws. From Grubtown Tales comedy legend Philip Ardagh.

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