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Akissi: Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin - £12.99
This collection of the hilarious Akissi comics by critically acclaimed author Marguerite Abouet will delight young readers with its cheeky protagonist and the mischief she gets up to in her West African village.  Poor Akissi! The neighbourhoo ... more
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A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky by Stuart Atkinson, illustrated by Brendan Kearney - £14.99
If you look up at the sky on a dark night, what do you see? There’s a whole universe staring back at you. In the company of Felicity the cat discover the phases of the moon, the constellations and how to spot the Northern Lights and the Milky Way.& ... more
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Boot: Small Robot, BIG Adventure! by Shane Hegarty - £6.99
For fans of WALL-E and Toy Story, comes a heart-warming, humorous adventure about a young robot trying to find its way home. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Boot is a special book you will want to treasure and share.  When toy robot, Boot, ... more
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Plastic: Past, Present, and Future by Eun-ju Kim, illustrated by Ji-won Lee - £11.99
The world consumes over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year. But when did we start using plastic? And why? Where does all the plastic waste go?   Journey through the life cycle of plastic – how plastics are produced and recycled, the man ... more
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The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was a Mermaid by Tania Unsworth - £6.99
Even though she's terrified of the sea, a girl who believes her mum might have been a mermaid runs away to the ocean to solve the mystery of who she really is.   Stella is the odd one out. She sleepwalks, is terrified of water, yet obsessed by ... more
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Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw - £9.99
In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who singl ... more
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Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders by Various artists - £9.99
From all over the world, picture book illustrators sent original images and personal messages, in postcard form, for Migrations, an exhibition at the Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava, in 2017, curated by the University of Worcester's Internationa ... more
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Stories for South Asian Supergirls by Raj Kaur Khaira - £12.99
50 fascinating stories to inspire the next generation of South Asian Super Women. 100% of author’s share of proceeds from book sales will be donated to charity.  Through the fascinating stories of 50 women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India ... more
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Ecographics: Climate Change by Izzi Howell - £12.99
A powerful look at the biggest environmental issues facing our generation   Earth is now warmer than at any time in the past 650,000 years, putting it at huge risk from natural disasters from flooding to desertification. How can we reverse cli ... more
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Plant, Sow, Make and Grow by Esther Coombs - £12.99
Get little gardeners growing and learning with this beautifully illustrated book, packed with information and crafty stuff to do. Help them to discover that gardening can be simple and uncomplicated with very little equipment and prior knowledge need ... more
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Extraordinary Birds by Sandy Stark-McGinnis - £6.99
Eleven-year-old December knows everything about birds, and everything about getting kicked out of foster homes. All she has of her biological mum is the book she left behind, The Complete Guide to Birds, Volume On, and a photo with a message: 'In fli ... more
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Little Book for Big Changes: Activities and Tips to Make the World a Better Place by Kirsten Liepmann and Karen Ng, illustrated by Mona Karaivanova - £8.99
Packed with over 100 puzzles, games, craft activities, experiments and tips for children aged 7+, Little Book for Big Changes offers fun, educational and creative ways to bring people together to help change the world. This innovative activity book e ... more
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Runaway Robot by Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton - £12.99
Runaway Robot is a funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together, from the award-winning Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton.  When Alfie goes to Airport Lost Property, he finds more t ... more
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High-Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson - £6.99
The detective duo everyone is dying to meet!   Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with cur ... more
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Barefoot Books: Children of the World by Tessa Strickland, Kate Depalma and David Dean - £12.99
Discover the must-have book for all children! Barefoot Books Children of the World depicts kids of a wide range of shapes, sizes, races, abilities and lifestyles from countries and cultures all over the world. From enjoying special days to trying on ... more
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How High The Moon by Karyn Parsons - £6.99
Boston was nothing like South Carolina. Up there, colored folks could go anywhere they wanted. Folks didn't wait for church to dress in their fancy clothes. Fancy was just life. Mama was a city girl... and now I was going to be one too.   It's 194 ... more
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The Colour of the Sun by David Almond - £7.99
This is a moving, funny and inspirational novel from the bestselling author of Skellig. Shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Book Awards.  "The day is long, the world is wide, you're young and free."  One hot summer morning, Davie steps b ... more
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Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake - £5.99
Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by the world's No 1 Storyteller, from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary.  It is the perfect introduction to get ch ... more
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Me and Mister P: Joe by Maria Farrer, illustrated by Daniel Rieley - £6.99
Joe and his parents have moved to a new country, but things take a strange turn from the moment they arrive. Not only does Joe's suitcase disappear, he seems to have ended up with a polar bear instead! So much for trying to blend in - not much chance ... more
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My Mum Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson Nick Sharratt (Illustrator) - £6.99
A heart-warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love; the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old(er).  Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018!One of The Observer's Best Children's ... more
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Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties by Humza Arshad and Henry White - £6.99
A hilarious, mischievous and fast-paced adventure story from online comedian Humza Arshad and Channel 4 New Comedy Writer's Award winner, Henry White.  Humza Khan is the greatest eleven-year-old rapper Eggington has ever known: he is Little ... more
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Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter - £20.00
Tom Daley, Oliver Sacks, the Jamaican Bobsled team, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Carlos Acosta... all dared to be different.   This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book ... more
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F is for Feminism: An Alphabet Book of Empowerment by Carolyn Suzuki - £6.99
This bright and bold dictionary of twenty-six thought-provoking words from A-Z is perfect for equipping girls, boys and everyone with the words they need to empower themselves!  Including:  Activism: trying to change something importa ... more
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The Closest Thing to Flying by Gill Lewis - £6.99
Two girls, a century apart. Together they'll find freedom.   When Semira discovers a diary written by Hen, a girl living over 100 years ago, she finds the friend she has been desperately seeking. A friend who brings not just comfort, but inspi ... more
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Roald Dahl's Matilda's How to be a Genius: Brilliant Tricks to Bamboozle Grown-Ups by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake (Illustrator) - £7.99
Matlida Wormwood is a genius - her brain fizzes and bubbles with brilliance. She outwits her gruesome parents, and even her terrifying head teacher, the monstrous Miss Trunchbull.  Now, YOU TOO can baffle, bewilder and bamboozle your friends ... more
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Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan - £6.99
Asha lives on the family farm with her mother in rural India.   Her father is away working in the city, and when the money he sends stops suddenly, a wicked debt collector arrives. She’s determined to seize the property – and the treasure ... more
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Song for A Whale by Lynne Kelly - £6.99
In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.   From fixing the class compute ... more
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Flights of Fancy: Stories, Pictures and Inspiration From Ten Children's Laureates by Various authors - £12.90
Walker Books celebrates 20 years of the Waterstones Children's Laureateship, in partnership with Booktrust.   Quentin Blake – Anne Fine – Michael Morpurgo – Jacqueline Wilson – Michael Rosen – Anthony Browne – Julia Donaldson – M ... more
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Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders by Kate Pankhurst - £6.99
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.  What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a BIG question that everyone is asked ... more
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Planetarium (Junior Edition) by Raman Prinja, illustrated by Chris Wormell - £10.99
Welcome to Planetarium.   This museum is open all hours. It houses an incredible collection of astronomical objects, from small, icy moons to huge swirling galaxies. So how big is the Universe? How did it begin and what mysteries does it hold? ... more
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison - £7.99
This beautifully illustrated book introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.   Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundar ... more
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The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge - £7.99
Part ghost story, part Nordic mystery – a creepy and chilling tale steeped in Norse myth, perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Michelle Paver's Dark Matter.  Martha can tell things about a person just by touching their clothes, as if their e ... more
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The Whispers by Greg Howard - £6.99
A coming-of-age tale that will make you laugh and cry, perfect for fans of Time Travelling With a Hamster and The Goldfish Boy.  Before she disappeared, Riley's mama used to tell him stories about the Whispers, mysterious creatures with the p ... more
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The Boy Who Flew with Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie - £5.99
Dragons, mischief and mayhem abound in this wonderful third story in The Boy Who Grew Dragobs series   Tomas can't imagine life without his little dragon Flicker. He's become more than a pet – he's a friend like no other. And growing dragons ... more
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Suffragettes and the Fight for the Vote by Sarah Ridley - £9.99
A fascinating book that tells the story of the campaign for votes for women in Britain.  This book tells the story of the campaign to get women the vote in Britain. Beginning by looking at the role of women in the 19th Century and ending wit ... more
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The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins - £6.99
Delphernia Undersea wants to sing. But everyone on Blightsend knows music belongs to the Masters – and girls with singing throats are swallowed by the sea.   On the strange, stormy island of Blightsend, twelve-year-old Delphernia Undersea has sp ... more
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100 Hugs by Chris Riddell - £5.99
100 Hugs is a gorgeous collection of hugs from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the perfect gift for a loved one, or to cheer yourself up on a dark day.  The beautiful illustrations from three-time winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal covers ... more
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The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai by Hiba Noor Khan, illustrated by Rita Petruccioli - £6.99
Malala Yousafzai is: A student A campaigner An inspiration Malala is known across the world for her bravery, resilience and hope in the face of terrifying adversity. From playing in the Swat Valley in Pakistan to making speeches at the U ... more
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Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton - £6.99
A stylish non-fiction picture book that conveys the magnificent diversity of life on this planet, from the award-winning team behind Tiny.   There are living things everywhere: the more we look, the more we find. There are creatures on the tops o ... more
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Lightning Girl by Alesha Dixon - £6.99
High-voltage fiction from a top TV judge! When life gets dark, can Aurora save the world with her totally flash superpowers?   Aurora Beam is utterly (yawn) normal. There’s nothing special about her. She can’t even do a proper cartwheel. ... more
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Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Female Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares - £7.99
Take to the skies with the beautifully told tale of Sophie Blanchard – a woman meant for the air – as she discovers the incomparable sensation of flight.  Behold the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgott ... more
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The Wild Robot by Peter Brown - £6.99
When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is - but she knows she needs to survive.   After battling a fierce storm and esc ... more
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National Trust: How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear by Jess French, illustrated by Angela Keoghan - £12.99
From beetles and butterflies, to puffins and polar bears, animals and habitats all over the world need our protection. In this beautifully illustrated book, children (and adults!) can learn about thirteen different habitats – gardens, hedgerows, he ... more
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Little People, Big Dreams: Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Sveta Dorosheva - £9.99
Anne Frank was born in Germany to a loving family. But when World War II broke out, Anne and her family had to hide in a secret annex in Amsterdam. Here, Anne wrote her famous diary, describing her belief in people's goodness and her hopes for peace. ... more
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The Skylarks' War by Hilary McKay - £6.99
Winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award 2018.  The Skylarks' War is a beautiful story following the loves and losses of a family growing up against the harsh backdrop of World War One, from the award-winning Hilary McKay.  Clarry and her ... more
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Michael Rosen's Book of Very Silly Poems by Michael Rosen - £4.99
Let your imagination run riot and laughter fill your belly as you explore traditional poems, rhymes with a twist, and subversive playground favourites in this playful treasure chest of verse. ... more
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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders, illustrated by Steven Salerno - £13.99
In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's wor ... more
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Emmeline Pankhurst by Haydn Kaye, illustrated by Michael Cotton-Russell - £6.99
True life stories of the most amazing people EVER!   Meet EMMELINE PANKHURST, the feisty campaigner who fought a tough battle to win the vote for British women - and inspired thousands of others all over the world.   Find out:   - Why ... more
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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Guided Journal for Girls by Kate T. Parker - £9.99
Inspired by Kate T. Parker’s internationally bestselling Strong Is the New Pretty, which Drew Barrymore called “the first thing in a while to kind of knock me off my feet,” this guided journal invites girls ages 8 to 12 to discover and celebrat ... more
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RSPB Wild Facts About Nature by Andy Seed - £6.99
This laugh-out-loud book is bursting with facts, lists, jokes and funny stories all about nature! From the hilarious Andy Seed, winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 for Best Books with Facts, comes the amazing Wild Facts About Nature, published i ... more
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Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More by Mallika Chopra, illustrated by Brenna Vaughan - £9.99
For kids ages 8 to 12, this is an accessible and fun meditation and mindfulness how-to book filled with full-color illustrations, written by Mallika Chopra and with a foreword by Deepak Chopra.   Just Breathe is a fun and accessible, fully i ... more
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A-Z of Feliformia by Lyndsey Green - £12.00
The A to Z of Feliformia is an illustrated alphabet book of cat-like carnivores.  Feliforms are the cat-like carnivores, but that doesn't mean this book is only about lions and tigers. They come in all shapes and sizes and live in a vast rang ... more
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