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Here & There by Tamara Ellis Smith, illustrated by Evelyn Daviddi - £6.99
Can you hear the music all around you?   In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature’s music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents’ separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting ... more
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Kind: A Book About Kindness by Various artists - £12.99
Imagine a world where everyone is kind – how can we make that come true?   With gorgeous pictures by a host of top illustrators, Kind is a timely, inspiring picture book about the many ways children can be kind, from sharing their toys and g ... more
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Vlad the Drac by Ann Jungman - £6.99
When the Stone family take an Easter holiday in Romania Judy and Paul are very bored - that is until they meet a tiny vampire under a stone near Count Dracula's castle. Not only is the vampire very tiny, he is also a vegetarian with dreams of starrin ... more
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The Girls by Lauren Ace, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie - £6.99
Four little girls meet under an apple tree and form a bond that grows as they share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes. This beautifully illustrated tale charts the girls' lives through ups and downs and laughter and tears. Find out how their frien ... more
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Big Cat by Emma Lazell - £6.99
Isobel’s grandma has lost her glasses and she can’t see a thing without them. While Isobel and Gran are in the garden searching for the specs, they come across a cat. A very big cat. A very big and friendly cat. The big cat moves in with them, mu ... more
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Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway - £6.99
When young Anna inherits a dilapidated hotel, she's determined to restore it to its former glory. But this is no ordinary hotel - all of her staff and guests are animals!  Anna soon rises to the challenge. Whether it's a flamingo, a penguin or a hip ... more
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Cogheart by Peter Bunzl - £6.99
Lily's life is in mortal peril. Her father is missing and now silver-eyed men stalk her through the shadows. What could they want from her?   With her friends - Robert, the clockmaker's son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox - Lily is plunged int ... more
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A Little Bit Brave by Nicola Kinnear - £6.99
Logan is a stay-at-home bunny – but he’s about to discover how brave he really is. It’s time for his first adventure, and he doesn’t want to go. But there’s an amazing world outside, if he can just pluck up courage to look...   A Lit ... 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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Satellite by Nick Lake - £7.99
The Martian for teens - an epic, highly original space thriller with real science and heartbreaking beauty.   Leo has never set foot on Earth. Born and raised with twins Orion and Libra on the Moon 2 Space Station, they have grown up together in t ... more
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Proud: Stories, Poetry and Art on the Theme of Pride by Juno Dawson (Editor) - £7.99
A stirring, bold and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors and new talent, giving their unique responses to the broad theme of pride. Each story has an illustration by an artist identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community. C ... more
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Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love - £6.99
A glimpse of three women dressed as mermaids leaves one boy filled with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.  Mesmerizing and full of heart, this is a picture book about self-confidence and love, and a radiant celebration of individuality.  Whi ... 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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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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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 Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis - £6.99
Aventurine is the fiercest, bravest kind of dragon, and she's ready to prove it to her family by leaving the safety of their mountain cave and capturing the most dangerous prey of all: a human.   But when the human she captures tricks her into ... more
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Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson, Alphona Adrian, Jake Wyatt and Ian Herring - £10.99
Marvel Comics presents the all-new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation!   Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly ... more
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Monster Cafe by Sean Leahy and Mihály Orodán - £9.99
In every town, there is one shop that always changes its face. In Stapleton, it was the very last shop in town.   Bib is an adventurous sort of a boy, so a new café wouldn’t faze him, even if it was run by monsters! Excited by the idea of ... 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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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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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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Wing Jones by Katherine Webber - £7.99
Debut novel about a mixed-race family hit by tragedy in 90s Atlanta, from a talented young writer.   For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA.  With a ... more
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Wisp: A Story of Hope by Zana Fraillon, illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith - £6.99
A refugee picture book of extraordinary power and beauty from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith.   Idris is a child refugee, born into a wor ... more
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Hedgehogs Don't Live in the City! by Lucy Reynolds and Jenna Herman - £7.99
‘A whistle and a purr make Grace stop in her tracks. Every time the leaves stir: 'Listen - what was that?'   Help Grace and Archie discover one prickly, precious creature as dusk begins to fall... ... more
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All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman - £6.99
No matter how you start your day, What you wear when you play, Or if you come from far away, All are welcome here.   Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcome. A school where children in patkas, hijab ... more
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Small Things by Mel Tregonning - £16.99
A stunning graphic novel from an extraordinarily talented illustrator. On the cusp of having everything slip from his grasp, a young boy has to find a way to rebuild his sense of self.   An ordinary boy in an ordinary world.   With no words, o ... 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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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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Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard - £6.99
Darkus is miserable. His dad has disappeared, and now he is living next door to the most disgusting neighbours ever.   A giant beetle called Baxter comes to his rescue. But can the two solve the mystery of his dad’s disappearance, especially ... more
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Once Upon a Snowstorm by Richard Johnson - £6.99
A wordless picture book by an exceptionally talented illustrator/animator to follow in the footsteps of The Snowman.   The story of a father and his son who live by themselves in a cosy cabin in the woods. But, one day they are separated out i ... more
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Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann - £6.99
A heart-warming story about helping outsiders that highlights the plight of polar bears in today’s changing climate – now in paperback!   When a polar bear arrives unexpectedly in the woods, the other animals fear and avoid him – and his ... more
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A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge - £7.99
Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2017.   Frances Hardinge weaves a dark, otherworldly tale in A Skinful of Shadows, her first book since the Costa Award-winning The Lie Tree.   When a creature dies, its spirit can go looking for som ... more
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Tidy by Emily Gravett - £6.99
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017  From the creator of Meerkat Mail and Dogs, comes a very funny rhyming woodland story about the perils of being too tidy.  Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy at all ... more
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100 Dogs by Michael Whaite - £6.99
Small dog, tall dog, playing with a ball dog, big dog, dig dog burying a bone...  Can there really be 100 dogs doing 100 doggy things packed into the pages of this picture book?  Yep, we've counted and we're pawsitive!  Follow ... more
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The Jolly Christmas Postman by Allan Ahlberg and Janet Ahlberg - £12.99
It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to everyone's favourite fairy-tale characters.  He has a card for Baby Bear, a game for Red Riding Hood, a get-well jigsaw for poor Humpty Dumpty and lots more packages to deliv ... more
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The Snowman: A new story inspired by the original story by Raymond Briggs by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Robin Shaw - £12.99
Beloved children's author Michael Morpurgo has re-imagined Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman for a new generation of readers.  One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling.   He spends the whole day making his perfe ... more
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Once Upon a Wild Wood by Chris Riddell - £12.99
Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods. The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl. Smart enough to turn down apples offered by kindly old ladies, smart enough to turn down travel advice from helpful ... more
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Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Julia Bereciartu - £12.99
What if princesses didn’t always marry Prince Charming and live happily ever after? In this stunning anthology – elegantly presented in a red, clothbound hard cover with gold-toned metallic debossing – 15 favourite fairytales have been retold f ... more
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Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World by Vashti Harrison - £12.99
Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.  Did you know that WIFI was invented by a glamorous Hollywood star? Or that the first computer programmer was a woman born in 1816?   These amazing little l ... more
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Don't Call Me Princess! by Kate Evans - £9.99
A children's picture book which takes down the concept of 'princess'. Well-known cartoonist Kate Evans takes a punchy pop at six classical fairy tales: The Princess and the Pea, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Rapunzel and The Litt ... more
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The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O'Neill - £15.99
From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of ... more
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Sweep by Louise Greig, illustrated by Júlia Sardà - £6.99
An uplifting story about confronting big emotions from the author of The Night Box, stunningly illustrated by Júlia Sardà.   Ed's bad mood begins as something really small, hardly a thing at all. But before long it grows, gathers pace, and spre ... more
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The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould - £9.99
A brand new story for younger readers from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould. It’s Reasons to Stay Alive for children: helping kids to feel okay about who they are.   From number one bests ... more
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Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter - £20.00
True, inspirational and amazing tales of boys and girls who stood up and stood out.   Björk, Dr Seuss, Whoopi Goldberg, Andy Warhol, Ellen MacArthur, Greta Gerwig, Andrea Bocelli, Hua Mulan... these are men and women who all dared to be diffe ... more
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Lulu Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw - £7.99
Lulu really wants a cat. But Mummy says pets are a lot of work, so Lulu is eager to find out more...  She reads all about cats at the library. She takes care of her stuffed toys and shows Mummy how responsible she can be.  When she finally ... more
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What is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions by Claire Heuchan and Nikesh Shukla - £13.99
An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved.  Talk about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history ... more
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Grandma Bird by Benji Davies - £6.99
A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale.   Noi isn’t at all sure about staying at Grandma’s. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and there’s not much to do on the tiny island where she lives where the wind cuts in ... more
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Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan - £8.99
The highly acclaimed, multi-prize-winning collection of retold fairytales; Tangleweed and Brine from Deirdre Sullivan and illustrated by Karen Vaughan is now available in paperback and includes an exclusive new short story, ‘Waking Beauty’.  ... more
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An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross - £11.99
The only ant with his own name, Douglas is born into the wonderful Antworld and dreams of one day joining the line to hunt out food. But his superiors have other plans for him: Douglas is to be a soldier. They tell him his job is all about parading, ... more
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Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens by Marieke Nijkamp (Editor) - £13.99
This anthology explores disability in fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators. With stories in various genres about first loves, friendship, war, travel, and more, Unbroken will offer today's teen ... more
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Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell (illustrator) - £10.99
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more
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