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Where Did They Go?

Where Did They Go?

Emily Bornoff ,  Emily Bornoff

$29.99

Where has the polar bear gone? Where did the lemur go? Can you find them? In this stunning spotting book from printmaker and illustrator Emily Bornoff, search for endangered animals in jungles, in deserts and on the ice. Bornoff's lovely patterns and the playful hide-and-seek elements make this a charming, interactive title and it also has a fascinating non-fiction element; every animal in WHERE DID THEY GO? is endangered. Learn where in the world they come from and what is being done to save them.
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Let's Explore... Jungle

Let's Explore... Jungle

Lonely Planet Kids

$12.99

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering just how amazing our planet can be. Let 's Explore... Jungle sends you deep into the world's tropical forests. Help the explorers prepare for their voyage, colour exotic birds with fabulous feathers, find your way through the Amazon maze and loads more. A rainforest adventure awaits. Let's explore! Includes over 250 stickers.
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Let's Explore... Ocean

Let's Explore... Ocean

Lonely Planet Kids

$12.99

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering just how amazing our planet can be. Let 's Explore... Ocean takes you under the waves and into a whole other world. Dress the explorers in their diving gear, learn how to make a submarine-style periscope, decorate reefs with colourful coral, and loads more. An undersea adventure awaits. Let's explore!
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Let's Explore... Safari

Let's Explore... Safari

Lonely Planet Kids

$12.99

Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books is perfect for any child with a sense of adventure. With fascinating facts, puzzles to solve and pages to colour and complete, little explorers aged 5 and up will love discovering just how amazing our planet can be. In Let's Explore... Safari, things are about to get really wild! Join your guides on a jeep safari in Africa, and keep your eyes peeled for some incredible animals. Spot the big five, discover who's drinking at the waterhole, find out about some true animal superheroes and loads more. An African adventure awaits. Let's explore! Includes over 250 stickers.
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Socks, Sandbags and Leeches

Socks, Sandbags and Leeches

Pauline Deeves

$24.99

Ivy and her mother live in Australia, far away from where the Great War is raging. They have moved in with Aunt Hilda whose flat is so small that Ivy has to sleep under the kitchen table. Not only that, but she also has to empty Aunt Hilda's chamber pot! 'The Pests' live in the flat on one side and, on the other side, lives grumpy old Mr Wilson-who has a deep secret. Ivy writes to her father, who is fighting overseas. She tells him all about life at home-how the family has little money; how she and other children have to sew sandbags, knit socks and roll up bandages for the war; how she volunteers for the Cheer Up Society, making cups of tea at the wharf when the hospital ships come in; and how the Big Pest collects leeches for the hospital. Age range 9 to 12
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Cyclone

Cyclone

Jackie French ,  Bruce Whatley

$24.99

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Continuing on with their natural hazard series (Fire; Flood) the talented team of French & Whatley turn their attention to the cyclone that stole Christmas from Darwin - Tracey, 1974. Unforced couplets convey the ferocity and terror of living through the cyclone, and then the tremendous effort of rebuilding the city. Pencil and watercolour wash illustrations based on archival photographs are atmospheric accompaniments to the story. Lower to mid-primary. Lindy

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Christmas Eve 1974 is marked indelibly into the Australian psyche, as the night tropical Cyclone Tracy devastated the city of Darwin. Now, over 40 years later, Jackie French's lyrical rhyming text tells the story of a city's indomitable spirit, and Bruce Whatley's sumptuous illustrations bring to life the powerful force of the storm to a whole new generation of readers.
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William Bligh

William Bligh

Bern Emmerichs ,  Michael Sedunary

$29.95

William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times unpeels the layers of some of the most incredible circumstances in Australia's colonial history. Some people may have heard of the famous mutiny on the bounty; others may have heard of the rum rebellion coup; but the details in and around these events are largely unknown and truly extraordinary. This is precisely what the latest book reveals. Beautifully written by Michael Sedunary and complimented with the stunning artwork of Australia's most prominent ceramic artist, Bern Emmerichs - this is an exceptional book.
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Echidna Jim Went for a Swim

Echidna Jim Went for a Swim

Phil Cummings

$16.99

Its a fun day at the beach for all the animals! They splash and surf and paddle and bob. But what will happen when prickly Echidna Jim goes for a swim?
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The Croc and the Platypus

The Croc and the Platypus

Hosking, Jackie & Crosby-Fairall, Marjorie

$16.99

An Australian reimagining of Edward Lear's nonsense poem The Owl and the Pussycat. The croc and the platypus trundled off in a rusty old Holden ute. They took some damper and tea in a hamper and bundled it up in the boot. Join Croc and Platypus for an Australian outback hullabaloo!
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Barney and the Secret of the Whales

Barney and the Secret of the Whales

Jackie French

$12.99

What is the sailor's secret about the treasure of Australia's colony? The second book in a series that explores little-known history about Australia's fascinating past. Barney Bean is keen to make his fortune and he hears a secret; a sailor's secret about the treasure of the colony. But how can chasing whales make you rich? Is adventure at sea worth leaving everything he loves? Written by award-winning author Jackie French and superbly illustrated by Mark Wilson, this second book in The Secret Histories series explores how the early colony survived with the wealth from whaling, a little-known secret from Australia's past. Ages: 8+
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Anna and the Swallow Man

Anna and the Swallow Man

Gavriel Savit

$19.99

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Anna's father is a professor of linguistics at the university in Krakow, and Anna can speak in as many languages as the people around her. One day he leaves her with a friend as he is summoned to a meeting; but when he does not return, Anna is sent home alone. She sees a tall well-dressed man who speaks to birds - a language she doesn't know, so she is instantly drawn to him. Persuading the Swallow Man to let her stay with him is the beginning of her true education… As war tramples the world, Anna and the Swallow Man stay at just the right distance, until his secrets start to overtake them both, and each has to sacrifice something precious and deeply held in order to save the other. At times a desperately sad story, as any set in WWII can be, but it is also a story of resilience and strength and awkward beauty. Ages 12+ Lindy

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Anna and the Swallow Man is a stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel that tells a new WW2 story. Krakow, 1939, is no place to grow up. There are a million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. And Anna Lania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father and suddenly, she's alone. Then she meets the Swallow Man. He is a mystery, strange and tall. And like Anna's missing father, he has a gift for languages: Polish, Russian, German, Yiddish, even Bird. When he summons a bright, beautiful swallow down to his hand to stop her from crying, Anna is entranced. Over the course of their travels together, Anna and the Swallow Man will dodge bombs, tame soldiers, and even, despite their better judgement, make a friend. But in a world gone mad, everything can prove dangerous...
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Trouble at Home: Georgia and the Dragon #1

Trouble at Home: Georgia and the Dragon #1

Cate Whittle

$9.99

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Okay, so the young reader in your life has done Tashi, and wants something with more text, that looks like a proper book, is imaginative without being old-fashioned, but still has illustrations. This will fit the bill! Georgia sees her house get stolen by a green dragon. Which is bad enough, but her little brother Godfrey was inside. No-one believes her though, so she sets out to rescue him, with her other brother, Henry. After she's done her research, of course! A delightful story, introducing Trouble the Dragon - there will be more adventures, and I certainly look forward to them! Lindy

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Ages and ages ago about two weeks since next Thursday a giant green dragon stole my baby brother, Godfrey. Well, okay, the giant green dragon actually stole the house. I saw it all happen.The only clues are potato chips and sarsaparilla drink. Can Georgia solve the mystery of the missing family home?
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The Green Bicycle

The Green Bicycle

Haifaa Al Mansour

$16.99

Dreamer. Rebel. Hero. Wadjda has one simple wish - to race her friend Abdullah on her very own bicycle. But in Saudi Arabia, it is considered improper for girls to ride bikes and her parents forbid her from having one. Sick of playing by the rules, Wadjda schemes different ways to make money and buy the bike herself. But freedom comes at a high price...Set against the shifting social attitudes of the Middle East, The Green Bicycle explores gender roles, conformity, and the importance of family, all with wit and irresistible heart.
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Crenshaw

Crenshaw

Katherine Applegate

$14.99

The heart-warming new story about family and friendships from Newbery Medal-winner Katherine Applegate. Life is tough for ten-year-old Jackson. The landlord is often at the door, there's not much food in the fridge and he's worried that any day now the family will have to move out of their home. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken and he's imaginary. He's come back into Jackson's life to help him but is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything? A heart-warming story about family and friendships from Newbery medal winner Katherine Applegate.
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First Term at Trebizon

First Term at Trebizon

Anne Digby

$14.99

Join Rebecca and her friends at Trebizon, perfect for fans of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers and St Clare's. New girl Rebecca Mason arrives at Trebizon, the famous boarding school, after everyone else has already made friends. Lonely and anxious to prove herself, Rebecca writes something for the school magazine, which unexpectedly triggers a row and half the school turns against her. Luckily, she discovers she has friends after all, the best friends any new girl could hope for. This is the first exciting book in the classic Trebizon series.
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Second Term at Trebizon

Second Term at Trebizon

Anne Digby

$14.99

Join Rebecca and her friends at Trebizon, perfect for fans of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers and St Clare's. It's only the start of Rebecca Mason's second term at Trebizon School, and she is already caught between her two closest friends. Why is Tish trying to stop Sue from becoming the captain of the hockey team? And why is she suddenly so keen for Sue to concentrate on the music scholarship? Can Rebecca solve the mystery of Tish's strange behaviour, or will the friendship be ruined forever? The second exciting book in the classic Trebizon series.
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Summer Term at Trebizon

Summer Term at Trebizon

Anne Digby

$14.99

Join Rebecca and her friends at Trebizon, perfect for fans of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers and St Clare's. Rebecca has never been good at maths. If she doesn't improve, she'll go into a different class next year and be separated from Tish and Sue and the rest of her friends, but the new young maths teacher is no help at all. Only the excitement of a sponsored surfing competition can distract her. But when the money raised goes missing, can Tish, Sue and Rebecca solve the mystery? The third exciting book in the classic Trebizon series.
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Iris and the Tiger

Iris and the Tiger

Leanne Hall

$16.99

Twelve-year-old Iris has been sent to Spain on a mission: to make sure her elderly and unusual aunt, Ursula, leaves her fortune – and her sprawling estate – to Iris's scheming parents.

But from the moment Iris arrives at Bosque de Nubes, she realises something isn't quite right. There is an odd feeling around the house, where time moves slowly and Iris's eyes play tricks on her. While outside, in the wild and untamed forest, a mysterious animal moves through the shadows.

Just what is Aunt Ursula hiding?

But when Iris discovers a painting named Iris and the Tiger, she sets out to uncover the animal's real identity – putting her life in terrible danger.

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Alice-Miranda to the Rescue

Alice-Miranda to the Rescue

Jacqueline Harvey

$16.99

It's the beginning of term and Alice-Miranda is delighted to be back at school, especially when she hears the news of Miss Reedy's and Mr Plumpton's upcoming wedding. Meanwhile, Caprice and Millie's bickering reaches an all-time high and things look set to explode. Nearby in Downsfordvale, there is also plenty afoot with the village about to host Chudleigh's, the country's largest dog show. Along with the event come a number of bizarre characters. Could their strange behaviour be hiding something more alarming? If so, Alice-Miranda will need to act quickly to save the day!
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Bullet Train Disaster: Countdown to Danger: You Choose the Path to Survive #1

Bullet Train Disaster: Countdown to Danger: You Choose the Path to Survive #1

Jack Heath

$12.99

You are strapped tightly into your seat on the bullet train. The mountain track is so steep, the aisle is a staircase. As the train accelerates at top speed, a passenger slips out of his seat and begins to fall to the back of the train. He will probably die. Do you unstrap yourself to save him, or do you stay in your seat? Countdown the minutes in Jack Heath's terrifying story of your survival, or your demise! You decide.
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Matty's Comeback

Matty's Comeback

Anita Heiss

$9.99

Matty loves football. He's South Sydney's number one fan and the star scorer in his own local team. He knows he can help his team to the semifinals and beyond. But things don't go to plan, and now it seems Matty won't be able to help his team to victory after all. But help can come from surprising places and people.
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Jinny & Cooper: My Teacher's Big Bad Secret

Jinny & Cooper: My Teacher's Big Bad Secret

Tania Ingram

$14.99

WARNING: This story contains magic, witches, talking animals (well, at least one), potato charms and a huge amount of fun!

Cooper is not the beautiful, golden guinea pig of Jinny's dreams. He's trouble! Not only can he speak and read, he can disappear, hover in the air and teleport small distances. He's obsessed with junk food and full of tall tales, but worse still, Cooper is convinced that Jinny's kindly, elderly teacher, Miss Bunney is a witch. Come on, Cooper, really?
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Jinny & Cooper: Revenge of the Stone Witch

Jinny & Cooper: Revenge of the Stone Witch

Tania Ingram

$14.99

Warning! This story contains magic, witches, talking animals (well, at least one), salt circles and a lot of bad acting.

For Jinny, it's not easy owning Cooper, her annoying talking, disappearing guinea pig with a love of biscuits and a talent for sniffing out trouble. Especially trouble of the witch kind! Is the woman burying strange things outside Jinny's house another witch? And why can't Jinny bring herself to be friends with goody-two-shoes Kaite, the new girl next door? What do you think, Cooper?... Cooper?!
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Remote Rescue: RFDS #1

Remote Rescue: RFDS #1

George Ivanoff

$14.99

Sam, Dawson and Emma are taking a road trip with their dad along the dusty Oodnadatta Track. They stop at Farina, an old ghost town full of crumbling buildings – perfect for a game of tip. But as they run through the ruins, their dad seriously injures his leg and it's up to the kids to find help. They manage to call the Royal Flying Doctor Service, but the situation is so bad it's up to Dawson to administer first aid to his dad until the aeromedical retrieval team arrives.
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Emergency Echo: RFDS #2

Emergency Echo: RFDS #2

George Ivanoff

$14.99

Twelve-year-old Alice lives in the outback mining town of Mount Magnet. One morning, she is struck down with acute appendicitis. To make things worse, the nearest hospital is hundreds of kilometres away and Alice's appendix could rupture at any moment. An urgent call is made to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and a plane is despatched. But as a massive storm approaches, the pressure is on for the RFDS to get to Alice and transport her to the hospital before it hits.
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Anyone but Ivy Pocket

Anyone but Ivy Pocket

Caleb Krisp ,  John Kelly

$14.99

Ivy Pocket is a twelve-year-old maid with the natural instincts of a wartime Prime Minister. Or at the very least, a lighthouse keeper. For the princely sum of GBP500, Ivy has agreed to courier the Duchess of Trinity's most precious possession - the Clock Diamond - from Paris to England, and to put it around the neck of the revolting Matilda Butterfield on her twelfth birthday. Acquiring bosom friends and instant enemies as she goes, it's not long before Ivy finds herself at the heart of a conspiracy involving mischief, mayhem and murder. Illustrated in humorous gothic detail by John Kelly, Anyone But Ivy Pocket is just the beginning of one girl's deadly comic journey to discover who she really is...
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Broken Ground: Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts #2

Broken Ground: Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts #2

Victoria Schwab

$14.99

Something ancient and evil has awoken from beneath the world of Erdas. Four young heroes, Conor, Abeke, Meilin and Rollan, are determined to stop it. Together with their spirit animals, they embark on a desperate journey that takes them deep underground and to the far corners of the world. As friends and allies fall around them, the four have no choice but to push forward and confront this darkness.
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Island

Island

Nicky Singer ,  Chris Riddell

$14.99

Urban teenager Cameron arrives on an uninhabited Arctic Island. He’s prepared for ice and storms and, stripped of his smart technology, possibly boredom. But he’s not prepared for 24-hour daylight and erupting graves! At first Cameron believes the explanations of his research scientist mother. But, as the island reveals itself to him, he begins to see, and hear, things that push him right to the edge of the possible. One of them is an Inuit girl. The other is a large white bear...
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1916: Australia's Great War

1916: Australia's Great War

Alan Tucker

$16.99

The artillery bombardment did not let up for days. How anyone, on either side, could still be alive, was beyond me. The stream of casualties soon turned into a rivera raging, flooded river. The 'cooee' call to arms takes Syd from the Mallee to the fields of France. As part of the mobile veterinary unit, his horses are trained for war but face new and deadly weapons. Battle-weary diggers, shipped from Gallipoli and joined by fresh recruits from home, are met by a formidable enemy at Fromelles and along the River Somme, in a year that will be forged in legend and memory, in the trenches and the conscription battles at home.
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The Box of Demons

The Box of Demons

Daniel Whelan

$16.99

Ben Robson can't remember a time before he had the box, with its three mischief-making demon occupants: smelly, cantankerous Orf, manically destructive Kartofel and fat, slobbering greedy-guts Djinn. When Ben was a kid it was fun, and he enjoyed their company. Now he's twelve they're nothing but trouble. Then one day Ben has an angelic visitor who tells him that he can be rid of the box forever if he sends it back to hell. There's only one catch - the box has other plans... The Box of Demons by Daniel Whelan was the winner of the 2012 Write Now! Prize. It is now available in paperback with a gorgeous illustrated cover by Chris Riddell.
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Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters

Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters

Ailsa Wild ,  Ben Wood

$12.99

An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries ...* Why does Squishy have to share everything with her new step-sisters?* Why is her next-door neighbor the crankiest man in the world?* Why are green jelly snakes the yummiest?* Who's that hiding in the basement?
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Squishy Taylor and a Question of Trust

Squishy Taylor and a Question of Trust

Ailsa Wild ,  Ben Wood

$12.99

An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries ...* Why is Boring Lady being so interesting?* What kind of person comes back from holidays with no luggage?* Why can they only have dessert on Saturday nights?* Who's been smuggling illegal diamonds?
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The Easter Story

The Easter Story

Annabel Spenceley ,  Sophie Piper

$9.99

A traditional retelling of this important story, starting with the entry to Jerusalem and ending with Jesus appearing to the disciples, and conveying the joyful Easter message of new life and everlasting love. Illustrated throughout with detailed, bold pictures by Annabel Spenceley.
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My Bible Story Book

My Bible Story Book

Dubravka Kolanovic ,  Sophie Piper

$12.99

A cute little Bible story book with Dubravka Kolanovic's distinctive and adorable illustrations. Ten stories are briefly but accurately retold, making this an ideal gift for a young child. Includes a dedication page and a prayer. A perfect partner to Dubravka's My Baptism Book.
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Lift, Look and Learn: Pirate Ship

Lift, Look and Learn: Pirate Ship

Jim Pipe

$29.99

Meet Captain Henry Skull and the rascally crew of the Scurvy Dog! Be cast back to the Caribbean in the year 1716, the age of rum, treasure and treachery. Lift the flaps to uncover fascinating facts about a pirate's life at sea, plus unexpected surprises and the answer to a strange mystery. Also contains ten press-out pirate characters to play with over and over again.
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100 Most Indestructible Things on the Planet

100 Most Indestructible Things on the Planet

Anna Claybourne

$10.99

Full of the roughest and toughest things on the planetanimals, bugs, plants and materials so hard, so resilient, and sometimes just so darn difficult to kill, that weve dubbed them 'the Indestructibles! Look inside to discover rampaging plants that can take over your house in a week, insects with shells so tough you need a drill to get through them, jellyfish that never die, shrimps with military-grade body armour, giant birds that can kick down a door, and a fish so tough that it eats piranhas for breakfast.
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Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Macbeth

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Macbeth

Tom Morgan-Jones ,  Anna Claybourne

$14.99

Is this a dagger which I see before me...? A power-hungry general, his crazed wife, three interfering witches and some terrifying ghosts...Read on, through murder and mayhem, to discover the gripping story of Macbeth, one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. Contains information about the background to Macbeth, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Witches and witchcraft in 16th century England are also examined, to give the context in which the play was written. The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.
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Short, Sharp Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Short, Sharp Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tom Morgan-Jones ,  Anna Claybourne

$14.99

The course of true love never did run smooth... A fairy king, his queen and their servants cause chaos and confusion between four young people in Ancient Greece... Read on, through magic and mischief, to discover the hilarious story at the heart of A Midsummer Night's Dream, one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays. Contains information about the background to A Midsummer Night's Dream, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Fairies and fairy folklore in 16th century England are also examined, to give the context in which the play was written. The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.
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Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Much Ado About Nothing

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Much Ado About Nothing

Tom Morgan-Jones ,  Anna Claybourne

$14.99

As merry as the day is long. Mistaken identities, jealous relatives, lovers' quarrels and a happy ending... Discover the entertaining story at the heart of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies. Contains information about the background toMuch Ado About Nothing, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Gossip, and its role in society in 16th century England, is also examined, to give some context in which the play was written. The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.
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Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Romeo and Juliet

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: Romeo and Juliet

Tom Morgan-Jones ,  Anna Claybourne

$14.99

O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Two families at war, and a pair of young, star-crossed lovers caught in the crossfire...Read on, through romance and heartbreak, to discover the tragic story at the heart of Romeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare's most famous plays. Contains information about the background to Romeo and Juliet, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Poisons, and their application in 16th century England, are also examined, to give the context in which the play was written. The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.
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Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: The Tempest

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: The Tempest

Tom Morgan-Jones ,  Anna Claybourne

$14.99

Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises... A powerful storm, a dramatic shipwreck, an enchanted island, a sorcerer's daughter and a handsome prince...Read on, through magic and mystery, to discover the spell-binding story at the heart of The Tempest, one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays. Contains information about the background to Romeo and Juliet, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Magic, and its meaning in 16th century England, are also examined, to give some context in which the play was written. The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.
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Weird but True #7: 300 Outrageous Facts

Weird but True #7: 300 Outrageous Facts

National Geographic Kids

$14.99

Weird But True! 7 is the newest addition to the blockbuster Weird But True series. This new book offers children 300 more of the wacky facts, illustrations, and photographs they love! This quirky reference book is full of 300 all new wild, wacky, brain-bending facts accompanied by vibrant photography and illustrations. Kids will have a blast exploring the latest book in this bestselling series. Topics include science, space, weather, geography, food, pop culture, and just about everything else under the sun. It's so much fun, kids will forget they're learning.
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If: A Mind Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

If: A Mind Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

David J Smith

$19.99

Imagine if you could condense all 3.5 billion years of life on Earth into just one hour. If you did, the dinosaurs wouldnt show up until 56 minutes into the hour, and theyd be gone three minutes later. Modern humans (the ones we are related to) would amble into view at the very end of the hour, with just 0.2 seconds to spare.
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Timeline: A Visual History of the World

Timeline: A Visual History of the World

Peter Goes

$34.99

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- This large format book is as absorbing as it is beautifully designed. The images flow and curve through the centre of the pages, and are accompanied with facts incorporated into the ilustrations, as well as captions giving an overall summation of the centuries and key civilisations (or decades, as we get into the 20th century). In 70 pages or so, the whole of history is encompassed, from the Big Bang (on the title page) through to the events of 2015. Really is a superb book, and will appeal to kids and adults alike! Lindy

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From the Big Bang to the present day, illustrated scenes tell the history of our planet in one continuous story in a beautiful large-format hardback for young and old.
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100 Events That Made History

100 Events That Made History

$29.99

From bloodthirsty battles and rebellious revolutions, to curious coincidences and unfortunate accidents - 100 Events That Made History has it all! Get ready for a historical rollercoaster ride as 100 Events That Made History brings the major moments of the past to life in an unforgettable way. Get the lowdown on events that have changed the course of history and shaped the modern world. Find out why Ivan became so terrible, why a sandwich was fatal for Archduke Ferdinand and more of history's key moments. Incredible photography and colourful illustrations make 100 Events That Made History a perfect project helper for young history lovers.
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The Olympics: Ancient to Modern

The Olympics: Ancient to Modern

Joe Fullman

$26.99

The Olympics Ancient to Modern is a fascinating look at the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the first events in Ancient Greece right the way up to London 2012 and Sochi 2014. It focusses on when and where each Games has been held, and some key stats, such as how much it cost, how many athletes competed, and how many spectators came to watch.

The book explains how all the Games - Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics and Paralympics - came into being, and how the Olympic Games were revived in Paris at the end of the 19th century. It compares the ancient and modern Games, looking at the sports and athletes involved then and now, and at how the modern Games are continuosly evolving.

It also looks at key moments in the Games' history, and at some of the tragedies and controversies that have rocked it - from doping scandals, boycotts and cheating to the Berlin Olympics of 1936, and the Munich Massacre.

The book celebrates the achievements of star Olympians, and gives the lowdown on the most popular and exciting Olympic sports, from cycling and rowing to skiing and wheelchair basketball.

Fun, fact-filled text and a bright, engaging design make this the perfect Olympic title for children of 9+.

If you've enjoyed finding out about the history of the Olympics, why not try learning all about key Olympic sports in Going for Gold: A Guide to the Summer Olympics, another title in the series.
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ANZAC Heroes

ANZAC Heroes

Maria Gill

$24.99

Discover the triumphs and tragedies of 24 heroic Australasians during World War One and Two. Read the biographies of ANZAC soldiers, as well as Air Force and Navy soldiers, medics, a spy, an ambulance driver and a humanitarian, surviving in battles in England, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. ANZAC Heroes includes famous soldiers such as New Zealand's double Victoria Cross recipient Charles Upham, and much-honoured Australian Hughie Edwards. You will also find not-so-well known indigenous soldiers, Albert Knight from Australia and Peter Buck from New Zealand, and brave females Olive King, Joice Loch, and New Zealander, Dr Jessie Scott.
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The Brain-Boggling Body Book

The Brain-Boggling Body Book

Nick Arnold ,  Tony De Saulles

$24.99

The Horrible guide that tells the young scientist everything they need to know about their body. The shrinking scientists are staying with the Normal family - a perfectly normal family - and finding out how their bodies work. Full of seriously squishy facts, cartoons and quizzes. It's the ultimate Horrible guide to YOU.
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The Story of Life: A First Book About Evolution

The Story of Life: A First Book About Evolution

Catherine Barr ,  Steve Williams ,  Amy Husband

$16.99

At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans of lava bubbled around the globe... Then in the deep, dark ocean, something amazing happened.

This is an exciting and dramatic story about how life began and developed on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children. The authors explain how the first living cell was created, and how the cells multiply and create jellyfish and worms, and then fish with bendy necks, which drag themselves out of the water into swampy forests. They tell the story of the biggest creatures that have ever walked on land - the dinosaurs. Long after that, hairy creatures who have babies, not eggs, take over, stand on two legs and spread around the world, some of them living through cataclysmic events such as ice ages and volcanic eruptions. Everyone living today is related to these survivors.

With delightful illustrations including lots of detail and humour, all carefully researched and checked, this book shows the development of life on Earth in a truly accessible and simple way.
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Everything You Need to Know About Birds

Everything You Need to Know About Birds

$19.99

Learn everything you need to know about birds all in one amazing book. How do birds fly? What's inside a bird's egg? Get all these questions and more answered in Everything You Need to Know about Birds. Discover which birds nest where, which is the biggest bird and get up close to birds of prey. Find out about all different types of birds and how they eat, sleep and survive! From barn owls to golden eagles, Everything You Need to Know about Birds is packed with amazing facts, games and quizzes to teach you all about the most amazing birds in the world.
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Stars and Planets

Stars and Planets

$12.99

Open your eyes to a world of discovery and explore the wonders of our universe with Eyewonder: Stars and Planets. Eyewonder Stars and Planets takes you on a journey to our Solar System revealing the secrets of stars and planets. From the huge volcanoes on Venus and massive storms on Jupiter to phases of the moon and astronaunts blasting into space Eyewonder Stars and Planets is your guide to our solar system. Brimming with fun facts for kids about the planets and wonders of our solar system, Eyewonder Stars and Planets is the ideal homework or school project helper and those who want to learn everything about space.
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Vikings

Vikings

$12.99

Open your eyes to a world of discovery and explore the Viking's world with Eyewonder Vikings, were they fearsome warriors or pioneering explorers? Step back in time with Eyewonder Vikings and discover all about the Norsemen of Northern Europe. From exciting legends and epic voyages to Viking Gods such as Thor and Loki, hang on tight as Eyewonder Vikings delves into the past. From warriors and weapons to quests and journeys, Eyewonder Vikings reveals all about the lives of this historic clan. Brimming with fun facts for kids about Viking clothing, ships and their discoveries Eyewonder Vikings is the ideal homework or school project helper and for those who want to know everything about Vikings.
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Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

Linda Liukas

$16.99

Meet Ruby, a small girl with a huge imagination. When Ruby's dad tasks her to find five hidden gems, she is determined to solve the puzzle. On her adventure, she makes all manner of new friends, and whilst she learns so does the reader, who is also introduced to the basic concepts of coding and programming. Learn how to break big problems into small ones, repeat task, look for patterns, create step-by-step plans and to think outside the box. The story introduces us to Ruby and her wonderful adventure, and then the second part of the book gives activities for kids to use and explore coding for themselves.
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First Flight

First Flight

David Miller

$14.99

When laughing kookaburras call Joey the little yellow-bellied glider out from his nest one morning, it is the start of an unforgettable adventure.
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By the Numbers: 230,333 Cool Stats and Figures

By the Numbers: 230,333 Cool Stats and Figures

National Geographic Kids

$19.99

Boost your math-brain power! Discover the amazing world of numbers and the real-world wonders they represent through creative, totally getable infographics. Colorful illustrated graphs, word clouds, pie charts, maps, photography, comparitive images, and more illuminate the math behind statistics, trends, measurements, and more that we encounter every day. Infographics cover subjects kids care about and can apply to daily living, such as money, food, green living, technology, how things work, and much more. Awesome Q&As with numbers people such as computer programmers, sports statisticians, and more show how math is a cool and useful tool.
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The Big Fish

The Big Fish

Allen Pamela

$24.99

Once upon a time a little old man, a little old woman, a small boy and a small girl went to spend the day by the river. The little old man wanted to catch a big fish and soon there was a tug-tug-tug on his line... Can you guess what happens next? From much-loved picture-book creator Pamela Allen comes another delightfully playful story for all to share.
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New Year Surprise!

New Year Surprise!

Di Wu ,  Christopher Cheng

$24.99

Age range 6 to 9 Little Brother is told by his brother and his friends that he's too small to help out at the Spring Festival. He's too little to fly a kite and he's not strong enough to hold a dragon pole. But Father says he has a special job to do. What can it be? He knows it's not hanging the lanterns up, as Father has already done that. He knows it's not choosing the treats from the hawker as Father has already chosen a duck. He knows it's not serving tea or lighting fire crackers as he did those jobs last year. Follow Little Brother through the village to find out what his special job is.
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Mother Bruce

Mother Bruce

Ryan T. Higgins

$28.99

Bruce the bear likes to keep to himself. That, and eat eggs. When his hard-boiled goose eggs turn out to be real, live goslings though, he starts to lose his appetite. Even worse, the goslings are convinced he's their mother. Bruce tries to get the geese to go south, but he can't seem to rid himself of his new companions. What's a bear to do?
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Pocket Dogs and the Lost Kitten

Pocket Dogs and the Lost Kitten

Margaret Wild

$24.99

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- It is 15 years since the first book about Pocket Dogs came out, so it a delight to see them return! Biff and Buff are happy with mr Pockets, and when a lost kitten turns up on the doorstep, they all welcome the poor little creature with open hearts. That is, until the two dogs feel Mr Pockets is favouring the new arrival... A gentle tale about sibling rivalry and perceived favouritism, which of course has a reassuring ending. King's illustrations are soft and expressive - a sweet book to share with pre-schoolers. Lindy

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Biff and Buff love riding in the pockets of Mr Pockets very big coat. They love to have Mr Pockets all to themselves, but when a little lost kitten needs a home they might have to learn about sharing.
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What is a Child?

What is a Child?

Beatrice Alemagna

$29.99

A child has small hands, small feet and small ears, but that does not mean they have small ideas. From the best-selling author of A Lion in Paris comes this beautifully illustrated celebration of what makes every child unique. Through bold and sensitively observed portraits and a thought-provoking text, Beatrice Alemagna inspires children, and adults reading with them, to consider their own identity. Destined to become a classic, What is a Child? is a must-have for every school, library, and bedside table.
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My Friend Ernest

My Friend Ernest

Emma Allen ,  Hannah Sommerville

$24.99

It's the first day of school and Ernest seems so mean and scary. But is he really? It's the first day of school and Oscar is trying hard to be brave. Oscar's mum feels sure he will make lots of friends, but Oscar isn't so sure, particularly when Ernest seems so mean and scary. But is he really? From talented picture book creators, award-winning Emma Allen and talented new illustrator Hannah Sommerville, comes a book about the joy of making friends.
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The Story of Snowflake and Inkdrop

The Story of Snowflake and Inkdrop

Simona Mulazzani ,  Alessandro Gatti ,  Pierdomenico Baccalario

$29.99

A big town in winter. A snowflake is about to fall from the sky. A big town in winter. An ink drop spills out of its bottle in an artist's studio. The wind carries the snowflake through the towna nd the ink drop out of the window into the sky. Where will each land? Two worlds, two intersecting stories. A snowflake and an ink drop - can you imagine a more unlikely couple of friends? Still, could it be that they're destined to be friends? Pierdomenico Baccalario is a writer who was born in Italy. Alessandro Gatti is a writer and translator who was born in Italy. Simona Mulazzani is a childrens artist who was born in Milan.
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Where is Bear

Where is Bear

Jonathan Bentley

$24.99

Where is bear? Where can he be? No one goes to bed without their faithful bear. But this irresistible story has a surprise in store!
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The Folk of the Faraway Tree

The Folk of the Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

$29.99

This is a stunning full-colour hardback deluxe edition of the third magical story in the Magic Faraway Tree series. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an enchanted qood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the faraway tree, that is the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends - Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please?
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Baxter's Book

Baxter's Book

Hrefna Bragadottir

$24.99

Baxter LOVES books! He likes stories about scary wolves, cuddly bears and cute rabbits. If only he could be in a book, too! But when Baxter auditions to star in a book, the judges cut his dream short - what a curious creature, they cry! Poor Baxter! He knows he can't be like scary Wolf, cuddly Bear and cute Rabbit, and decides he doesn't want to be in a book anymore. But wait ...what's that on the bookshelf? Could it be Baxter's very own book?
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Where's the Baboon?

Where's the Baboon?

Kris Di Giacomo ,  Michael Escoffier

$22.99

Step right up, fearless readers! Today, in this very book, we will PROVE to you that a snake can hide in a snowflake, that pigs can paint, and that the ones who copy the most are not necessarily cats! Prepare to be AMAZED by the game of hide-n-seek the words play! These tricksters are true experts in the art of camouflage! Michael Escoffier was born in France in 1970. Raised by a family of triceratops, he discovered his passion for writing and telling stories at a young age. He lives in Lyon with his wife and two children. Kris Di Giacomo is an American who has lived in France since childhood. She has illustrated over twenty-five books for French publishers, which have been translated into many languages. This is her seventh book with Enchanted Lion Books.
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No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Ronojoy Ghosh

$24.99

The city is no place for a polar bear like George Being homesick is making George a terrible grump. Not knowing where home is makes it even worse. So George sets off on a search. He isn't sure what home looks like, but he'll know it when he finds it.
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Frankencrayon

Frankencrayon

Michael Hall ,  Michael Hall

$24.99

Ingenuity and surprise rule in this funny and colorful companion to Red: A Crayon's Story written and illustrated by Michael Hall, the New York Times-bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. The crayons are ready to tell the thrilling tale of Frankencrayon. The costumes are made, the roles are cast, the pages are all set-but then disaster strikes. Someone has scribbled on the page! Hideous! Horrifying! The story can't go on! Try as they might, the crayons can't erase the scribble, and this picture book must be canceled. Until the crayons playing the title role of Frankencrayon think of a solution, that is. Michael Hall breaks borders and invites readers behind the scenes with his irresistible, clever style and bold artwork. A book about seeing beauty in unexpected places and the magic of storytelling.
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Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Lisa Mantchev ,  Taeeun Yoo

$24.99

When the local Pet Club won't admit a boy's tiny pet elephant, he finds a solution-one that involves all kinds of unusual animals in this sweet and adorable picture book. Today is Pet Club day. There will be cats and dogs and fish, but strictly no elephants are allowed. The Pet Club doesn't understand that pets come in all shapes and sizes, just like friends. Now it is time for a boy and his tiny pet elephant to show them what it means to be a true friend. Imaginative and lyrical, this sweet story captures the magic of friendship and the joy of having a pet.
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Solomon and Mortimer

Solomon and Mortimer

Catherine Rayner

$24.99

Solomon Crocodile and his friend Mortimer are bored. They want to find some fun, but what can they do? Tree-climbing is tricky, chasing lizards doesn't end well and flying turns out to be a lot harder than it looks. But then they spot the biggest hippo in the river. Just imagine the splash he'd make if two naughty crocodiles were to surprise him! But Solomon and Mortimer are about to get a whole lot more than they bargained for...Sure to delight fans of the original Solomon Crocodile, which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, this warm, funny and charming tale from the Kate Greenaway Medal winning Catherine Rayner is one that young children will ask for again and again.
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Awake Beautiful Child

Awake Beautiful Child

Gracia Lam ,  Amy Krouse Rosenthal

$22.99

New York Times best-selling picture-book author Amy Krouse Rosenthal teams with award-winning artist Gracia Lam to tell the sweet, simple story of a young child's typical dayfrom morning to bedtime. Like the title, each scene is described in three-word ABC phrases, such as All Begins Cheerily and Always Be Curious. Secret ABC scenes hidden throughout the artworkas a secondary seek and find game of sortsencourage multiple readings and reward close-looking. An ideal read-aloud book to read just after waking or just before bed.
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This is Not a Picture Book

This is Not a Picture Book

Sergio Ruzzier

$29.99

In this quirky yet sweet picture book about the joy and power of reading, Duck learns that even books without pictures can be fun. While he and his friend Bug may struggle at first to decipher their book, they stick with it, and before long they discover that not only can they read it, but it deserves a place on the shelf with all their favorite picture books. Author-artist Sergio Ruzzier has created a fanciful tribute to books of all kinds. It includes both words AND pictures.
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?

Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?

Richard Scarry

$29.99

Welcome to Richard Scarry's Busytown! Home to Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Goldbug, and more, precshoolers can tour the town on an adventure of discovery and see what fire fighters, construction workers, doctors, pilots, train conductors, and farmers, do all day! And now, this unabridged version of the original classic includes a detailed character map on the end papers!
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Lenny and Lucy

Lenny and Lucy

Philip C. Stead ,  Erin E. Stead

$24.99

'This house is not as good as our old house,' said Peter. 'I want to go back.' But no one heard except for Harold, the dog. Neither of them slept that night, in their room overlooking the unfamiliar woods...What Peter did next, and how he kept the dark on the other side of the bridge, make a magical story of friendship and resilience.
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Don't Call Me Choochie Pooh!

Don't Call Me Choochie Pooh!

Sean Taylor ,  Kate Hindley

$24.99

From Sean Taylor, the author of Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise, and Kate Hindley, illustrator of Worst in Show, comes a hilarious new picture book comedy starring a very small fed-up dog... This dog doesn't want to be carried in a handbag (how embarrassing!) or eat heart-shaped Mini Puppy Treats (I mean, come ON!) and under no circumstances does he ever want to be called... Choochie Pooh! If only his owner understood. All he wants to do is play with the big dogs in the park - chase sticks, jump in muddy puddles and be an ordinary, proper dog.
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Stanley

Stanley

Colin Thompson

$24.99

'It was very quiet in Stanley's house. there were no brothers or sisters, no dads or grannies, not even a cat, a budgie or a goldfish.' Stanley lives with his human, Gerald, and Gerald's mum. Life is peaceful, but sometimes Stanley feels quite lonely... But then one day another dog steals his favourite red rubber ball at his park, and sets in motion a chain of events that will change Stanley's life forever. Ages: 3-7
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10 Ten-Minute Stories

10 Ten-Minute Stories

Usborne

$19.99

A treasury of short stories, carefully selected because they make speedy bedtime reads. Each of these ten traditional tales takes just ten minutes to read aloud. Ideal for sharing with younger children; as children learn to read on their own they can tackle these simple stories on their own.
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Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Melanie Walsh

$24.99

A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as delightful... full of positive messages , which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children. Meet Isaac. He's a superhero! He might look like everyone else, but he has a kind of autism called Asperger's. Inside this book he'll tell you all about what it's like to have his Asperger superpowers. An essential book for anyone wishing to understand more about Asperger's Syndrome.
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The Dreaming Tree

The Dreaming Tree

Jo Oliver

$24.99

Free-verse poems celebrate the joy and freedom of being a child in the Australian landscape.
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My Very First Mother Goose

My Very First Mother Goose

Rosemary Wells ,  Iona Opie

$19.95

To a small child, words are magical. And the most magical of all are the beloved, venerable words of Mother Goose. Now folklorist Iona Opie has gathered more than sixty treasured rhymes in their most perfect, honest form. From Hey Diddle, Diddle and Pat-a-Cake to Little Jack Horner and Pussycat, Pussycat, these are familiar verses that have been passed from parent to child for generations; these are the rhymes that are every child's birthright. With watercolors by Rosemary Wells that may prove equally enduring, this book captures the simple joy and the sly humor that are the essence of Mother Goose. Parents and children will find themselves exploring this volume together, savoring delightful details and funny surprises on every page. This is a book that promises hours of quiet smiles and merry grins for readers of all ages.
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Never Nudge a Budgie! 100 Funny Poems

Never Nudge a Budgie! 100 Funny Poems

Colin West

$14.99

Colin West, the master of comic verse, has written and illustrated his funniest collection yet: Never Nudge a Budgie. The book is divided into seven sections and contains a hundred poems of different kinds - limericks, nonsense, tongue twisters, shape poems and rhymes. They are on a surprising and entertaining range of subjects, from the ogre doing yoga in a toga and the hedgehog's valentine to whether or not to be a bee. Some are old, some new; all are infused with Colin's wit and his quirky view of the world. And each poem is accompanied by a wonderful witty picture by the poet himself - don't miss his portrayal of the Blunderblat or of Betty eating spaghetti!
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Where, Oh Where is Rosie's Chick?

Where, Oh Where is Rosie's Chick?

Pat Hutchins

$14.99

Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn't there. But watch out Rosie - there's someone following you, and it's not just your baby chick! The funny sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Rosie's Walk, with the same element of danger and surprise that children so enjoy.
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Lucas and Jack

Lucas and Jack

Ellie Royce

$14.99

Every week Lucas' mum visits Great Grandpop at the nursing home. And every week Lucas waits for her outside. Waiting is boring! Until Lucas meets Jack. Jack is tricky and Jack is fun, and he is a great storyteller. Lucas and Jack is a great book for introducing young children to the idea that old people can be fun and that deep down we have more in common than we think. More importantly Lucas and Jack encourages children to ask questions, be curious, imaginative and empathetic.
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Top Dog

Top Dog

Rod Clement

$14.99

Written with enormous wit and insight, from the dellightfully deadpan Rod Clement, comes a tale about Samson, top dog and corporate high-flier. This delightful picture book will tickle children and deeply resonate with parents. There's no doubt it's a dog-eat-dog environment in the corporate world, but Samson the poodle is up for the challenge. In fact, 'Samson may be the boss But he's a good boss. He rewards his troops well - With a pat on the head, A kind word and every now and then A little treat. (Bone-us) ' Ages: 4-8
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The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat

Julia Donaldson ,  Charlotte Voake

$16.99

This is a paperback and CD edition of The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat by Julia Donaldson and Charlotte Voake The Owl and the Pussy-cat sailed away In a beautiful blue balloon... Gruffalo author, Julia Donaldson, revisits Edward Lear's favourite rhyme in this wonderful new story set in a nonsensical land full of adventure. When their beautiful golden ring is stolen, the Owl and the Pussy-cat must travel far from the safety of the Bong-tree glade as their search for the thief leads them across the Sea, to the Chankly Bore and beyond...Full of enchanting lyricism this new rhyme, beautifully illustrated by Charlotte Voake, promises to be as important and successful as the original. This paperback edition includes an audio CD featuring two readings of the story by the author, as well as a performance of the story set to music, performed by Julia and Malcolm Donaldson. It is shortlisted for the Specsaver's National Book Awards: Children's Book Of The Year.
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Space Alien at Planet Dad

Space Alien at Planet Dad

Lucinda Gifford

$15.99

One Saturday, Jake arrives at Planet Dad to find a SPACE ALIEN there! He needs his best INVADER BLASTER and ALIEN REPELLING SUIT! But the space alien wont go away. What will Jake do?
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Banjo and Ruby Red

Banjo and Ruby Red

Libby Gleeson

$14.99

Banjo is an old farm dog and Ruby Red is a haughty chicken, and they never see eye to eye. Can they ever be friends?

This funny story of antagonism and love is by award-winning author Libby Gleeson and internationally acclaimed illustrator Freya Blackwood.
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Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House

Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House

Libby Gleeson

$14.99

When you have one big house, two small children, a game of Three Little Pigs and a huge stack of cardboard boxes ... You discover that friends are what make as house your home.

Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood, whose first book together was the award-winning Amy & Louis, have teamed up to produce a stricking story about loneliness, friendship and what it means to move house and start afresh.
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A House of Her Own

A House of Her Own

Jenny Hughes ,  Jonathan Bentley

$14.99

Audrey is bigger than she was yesterday. Now she needs a bigger house. So she tells her dad to build her one. At the top of a tree. It is an ideal house. It has a bathtub for snorkeling, a place to drink tea, and somewhere to hide the dirty cups. The house is perfect in every way. Except for one thing...This is a gently humorous story that explores the clash between a quest for independence and the longing for security.
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What's Up Mumu?

What's Up Mumu?

David Mackintosh ,  David Mackintosh

$14.99

MuMu is not quite MuMu today. But with enough good cheer and fun, can her best friend Lox put things right? MuMu is not having a good day. Nothing can put things right. AND THAT'S THAT. Her best friend Lox knows her better than anyone, but does he have enough tricks up his sleeve to put things right? A rattly rollercoaster of a story from award-winning author/illustrator David Mackintosh, this bright and witty story of friendship, patience and modern construction methods will have you wishing for a best friend like Lox.
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Heather Has Two Mummies

Heather Has Two Mummies

Leslea Newman ,  Laura Cornell

$16.99

All but unavailable since 2009, this delightful, important modern classic is back by public demand - revitalised in an updated, beautifully illustrated new edition for young readers. Celebrated author Leslea Newman and bestselling illustrator Laura Cornell tell the story of a little girl called Heather. Heather's favourite number is two - she has two arms, two legs, two pets and two lovely mummies. But when Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy... and Heather doesn't have a daddy! But then the class all draw portraits of their families, and not one single drawing is the same. Heather and her classmates realize - it doesn't matter who makes up a family, the most important thing is that all the people in it love one another very much.
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The Adventures of Beekle

The Adventures of Beekle

Dan Santat

$14.99

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and - at long last - is given his special name: Beekle. New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find your place in the world.
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Last ANZAC

Last ANZAC

Gordon Winch ,  Harriet Bailey

$14.99

This book is based on the true story of a small boys visit to meet Alec Campbell in the year 2001. To James, Alec Campbell was a hero. He was right. The old man, the last living ANZAC, and all of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought at Gallipoli, were heroeseveryones heroes. Alec, who died in May 2002 at the age of 103, enlisted in 1915 when he was just 16. He had increased his age to 18 in order to be accepted by the army and agreed to fight at the front, wherever he was needed. Heroic indeed! James was very fortunate to meet Alec Campbell and find out about his experiences. He gives us a special view of this humble and remarkable man, the year before he died.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Jigsaw Book

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Jigsaw Book

Lewis Carroll

$19.99

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll's classic story of logic and lunacy, has delighted young and old alike for 150 years. Gorgeously illustrated, this award-winning rendition is full of warmth and humour and is available for the first time in an interactive puzzle piece edition. This is Alice as a child of today - casually dressed, personable, spirited. In Helen Oxenbury's hands, the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland is a wondrous place indeed!
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Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!

Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!

Lucy Cousins ,  Lucy Cousins

$16.99

Count from one to ten in this farm-themed lift-the-flap book from the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. It's bedtime but where have all of Mummy Hen's chicks gone? Maisy goes in search for them, and you can help too! Lift the flaps along the way to see who's in the stable, in the tractor, or up in the apple tree. Cluck, cluck, cheep, cheep - find all ten chicks and make sure that they get home safely! It's more fun with Maisy! Visit her amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more.
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Maisy's Sports Day

Maisy's Sports Day

Lucy Cousins ,  Lucy Cousins

$16.99

And they're off! Maisy and her friends all join in for sports day fun and Ostrich referees - there is a red team and a blue team. The competitions include an egg-and-spoon race, a wheelbarrow race, a sack race, a relay race, a three-legged race and even a get-dressed-up-silly race! Loud cheers of support are coming from the sidelines, and a quick refreshment stop is needed! Plenty of fun is also had playing the hula hoop, quoits and the tug-of-war, where everybody falls down laughing! So much excitement with winners and losers, but everyone gets a medal in the end. An ideal first book to help little ones prepare for a day filled with sporting activities. It's more fun with Maisy! Visit her amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more.
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Follow the Trail Baby Animals

Follow the Trail Baby Animals

$16.99

Little ones will love using their fingers to follow the glittery, bumpy shiny trails in DK's Follow The Trail Baby Animals. This tactile book is packed with colourful illustrations to help encourage early learning. Perfect for hands-on learning, every page of this baby animals board book has a bright, bold finger trail with a special finish, from foil to raised dots or ridges. Follow The Trail Baby Animals is perfect for developing hand eye-coordination and pre-writing skills. Help your child learn all about baby animals in Follow The Trail Baby Animals. With tactile trails and fun peepholes, your little one will discover baby rabbits, kittens and puppies. Follow The Trail Baby Animals makes early learning fun for your little one.
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My First Dinosaur

My First Dinosaur

$9.99

The ideal first book to introduce different species of dinosaurs to toddlers. My First Dinosaur is packed with colourful images to help build the foundations of early learning. Help your toddler learn all about dinosaurs in My First Dinosaur. With colourful bright pictures of dinosaurs alongside clear word labels your little one will discover T-Rex, Stegosaurus and Triceratops. My First Dinosaur keeps early learning fun for your little one. Perfect for encouraging children to build vocabulary and language skills, My First Dinosaur helps toddlers grasp early concepts. Your little one will love discovering different dinosaurs while holding the chunky pages of this tactile board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages and learn all about dinosaurs.
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My First Things That Go

My First Things That Go

$9.99

The ideal first book to introduce vehicles to toddlers. My First Things That Go is packed with colourful images and clear labelling to help build the foundations of early learning. Help your toddler learn all about vehicles in My First Things That Go. With colourful, bright pictures of vehicles alongside clear word labels your little one will discover planes, cars, bicycles, trains and boats. My First Things That Go keeps early learning simple and fun for your little one. Perfect for encouraging children to build vocabulary and language skills My First Things That Go helps toddlers grasp early concepts. Your little one will love discovering different vehicles while holding the chunky pages of this tactile board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages and learn all about vehicles.
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My First Body

My First Body

$9.99

The ideal first book to introduce parts of the body to toddlers. My First Body is packed with colourful images to help build the foundation of early learning. Help your toddler learn all about the human body in My First Body. With colourful, bright pictures of parts of the body alongside clear word-labels your little one will discover faces, legs, arms and feet. My First Body keeps early learning simple and fun for your little one. Perfect for encouraging children to build vocabulary and language skills, My First Body helps toddlers grasp early concepts. Your little one will love discovering different parts of the body while holding the chunky pages of this tactile board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages and learn all about body parts.
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It's a Little Baby

It's a Little Baby

Rebecca Cobb ,  Julia Donaldson

$14.99

It's a Little Baby is a beautiful and engaging book for little ones from Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb, the creators of the bestselling The Paper Dolls - with over 200,000 copies sold worldwide. Somebody's hiding. I wonder who. It's a little baby, doing all the things that babies do - waving, clapping, pointing... and more. Featuring satisfyingly simple rhyming text and charming illustrations on fresh white backgrounds, this gorgeous board book with a padded cover is a perfect gift. And with big flaps to lift and irresistible actions throughout, toddlers and young children are sure to delight in joining in too!
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Bear and Hare: Mine!

Bear and Hare: Mine!

Emily Gravett

$14.99

Bear and Hare have gone for a walk, but every nice thing they find on the way, Hare wants all for himself. He even gobbles up a lovely ice cream without offering a bite to his best friend. Naughty Hare! Can Bear teach Hare how to share? The best friends return in another warm and funny board book full of visual comedy for younger readers from the wonderful, multi-award-winning Emily Gravett. Look out for more Bear and Hare books: Bear and Hare Go Fishing, Bear and Hare: Snow! and Bear and Hare: Where's Bear?
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Nest

Nest

Jorey Hurley

$12.99

Simple text and beautiful illustrations follow a baby bird through the seasons in this sweet tale now available as Classic Board Book. From birth, to first flight, to a new friend, the first year of a bird's life is full of activity and wonder. Artist Jorey Hurley pairs vivid, crisp artwork with simple, minimal text - often just one word per spread - to create a breathtaking, peaceful chronicle of nature and life's milestones. This book is now available as a Classic Board Book, perfect for young readers.
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Baby's Very First Book: Faces

Baby's Very First Book: Faces

Jo Lodge

$14.99

Babies love to look at faces and high-contrast images from birth. baby's very first book: faces also has a mirror and crinkly pages to stimulate their senses. illustrated by Jo Lodge, this best-selling cloth book is perfect for babies from 0 months plus!
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One, Two, Three, Mother Goose

One, Two, Three, Mother Goose

Iona Opie ,  Rosemary Wells

$14.99

Count one happy baby while reading these cherished Mother Goose rhymes. A selection of counting and number poems from Iona Opie s classic Mother Goose nursery-rhyme compilations is gathered in a sturdy board book just right for babies to hold and love. Rosemary Wells s gentle and cuddly creatures populate the pages, making the lap-reading experience as snuggly as it is educational.
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Bears on Chairs: Book and Toy Gift Set

Bears on Chairs: Book and Toy Gift Set

Shirley Parenteau ,  David Walker

$19.99

Can five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice. FOUR HAPPY BEARSON FOUR SMALL CHAIRS. Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up what a stare! and wants a seat. Can these clever bears put their heads together (among other things) and make space for one more? With endearing, expressive illustrations and a sustained rhyme in every line, here is a cozy tale that makes it clear there is room for all.
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Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes

My Touch-and-Feel Library

$14.99

Featuring all-time favorites including Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, This Little Piggy Went to Market, and Hickory Dickory Dock, this is a beautifully illustrated collection of 15 traditional nursery rhymes. With touch-and-feel patches on the pages to explore, parents and children will enjoy reading and sharing these classic childhood rhymes.
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Smelly Louie

Smelly Louie

Catherine Rayner

$14.99

Louie the dog has just had a bath - and he is NOT happy about it. He smells all wrong. Determined to get his Special Smell back, he goes on a hunt for it and meets lots of smelly things along the way - a fox, some interesting dustbins and a marvellously muddy puddle to roll in. Will he ever get his smell back? And, more importantly, will he be able to keep it this time...? Catherine Rayner is the Greenaway Medal-winning creator of Solomon Crocodile and Ernest. Smelly Louie is full of her trademark humour and richly textured artwork. Shortlisted for the 2015 Greenaway medal, this funny canine tale will be a sure-fire hit with children and adults alike. Now available as a chunky board book, making it perfect for younger readers.
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Steam Train, Dream Train, 1-2-3

Steam Train, Dream Train, 1-2-3

Sherri Duskey Rinker ,  Tom Lichtenstein

$16.99

Cuddle up with the beloved animal friends from the bestselling Steam Train, Dream Train. And count on lots of fun! Little train enthusiasts will love counting from one to ten along with the dreamy train cars!
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Lift the Flap: First 100 Words

Lift the Flap: First 100 Words

Scholastic

$12.99

A beautiful, photographic book aimed at helping children link words and pictures and improve their vocabulary. Visual surprises and extra words under the sturdy flaps encourage children to lift and learn.
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Touch and Feel: ABC

Touch and Feel: ABC

Scholastic

$16.99

An entertaining, interactive ABC book with flaps to lift and textures to explore. Charming, rhyming text is perfect for adults and children to share. Tactile foam-padded case.

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Beautiful Broken Things

Beautiful Broken Things

Sara Barnard

$16.99

Best friends Caddy and Rosie are inseparable. Their differences have brought them closer, but as she turns sixteen Caddy begins to wish she could be a bit more like Rosie - confident, funny and interesting. Then Suzanne comes into their lives: beautiful, damaged, exciting and mysterious, and things get a whole lot more complicated. As Suzanne's past is revealed and her present begins to unravel, Caddy begins to see how much fun a little trouble can be. But the course of both friendship and recovery is rougher than either girl realizes, and Caddy is about to learn that downward spirals have a momentum of their own.
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Summer Skin

Summer Skin

Kirsty Eagar

$19.99

Jess Gordon is out for revenge. Last year the jocks from Knights College tried to shame her best friend. This year she and a hand-picked college girl gang are going to get even... The lesson: don't mess with Unity girls. The target: Blondie, a typical Knights stud, arrogant, cold... and smart enough to keep up with Jess... A neo-riot grrl with a penchant for fanning the flames meets a rugby-playing sexist pig - sworn enemies or two people who happen to find each other when they're at their most vulnerable? It's all Girl meets Boy, Girl steals from Boy, seduces Boy, ties Boy to a chair and burns Boy's stuff. Just your typical love story.
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How Not to Disappear

How Not to Disappear

Clare Furniss

$16.99

Our memories are what make us who we are. Some are real. Some are made up. But they are the stories that tell us who we are. Without them we are nobody.

Hattie's summer isn't going as planned. Her two best friends have abandoned her: Reuben has run off to Europe to  find himself  and Kat's in Edinburgh with her new girlfriend. Meanwhile Hattie is stuck babysitting her twin siblings and dealing with endless drama  around her mum's wedding. Oh, and she's also just discovered that she's pregnant with Reuben's baby.

Then Gloria, Hattie's great-aunt who no one previously knew even existed comes crashing into her life. Gloria's fiercely independent, rather too fond of a gin sling and is in the early stages of dementia. Together the two of them set out on a road trip of self-discovery - Gloria to finally confront the secrets of her past before they are wiped from her memory forever and Hattie to face the hard choices that will determine her future.

Non Pratt's Trouble meets Thelma and Louise with a touch of Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey, Clare Furniss' remarkable How Not To Disappear is an emotional rollercoaster of a novel that will make you laugh and break your heart.
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My Sister Rosa

My Sister Rosa

Justine Larbalestier

$19.99

Che Taylor has four items on his list: 1. He wants to spar, not just train in the boxing gym. 2. He wants a girlfriend. 3. He wants to go home. 4. He wants to keep Rosa under control...

Che's little sister Rosa is smart, talented, pretty, and so good at deception that Che's convinced she must be a psychopath. She hasn't hurt anyone yet, but he's certain it's just a matter of time. And when their parents move them to New York City, Che longs to return to Sydney and his three best friends. But his first duty is to his sister Rosa, who is playing increasingly complex and disturbing games. Can he protect Rosa from the world - and the world from Rosa?.
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The Stars at Oktober Bend

The Stars at Oktober Bend

Glenda Millard

$19.99

Alice is fifteen, with hair as red as fire and skin as pale as bone, but something inside her is broken. She has acquired brain injury, the result of an assault, and her words come out slow and slurred. But when she writes, heartwords fly from her pen. She writes poems to express the words she can't say and leaves them in unexpected places around the town. Manny was once a child soldier. He is sixteen and has lost all his family. He appears to be adapting to his new life in this country, where there is comfort and safety, but at night he runs, barefoot, to escape the memory of his past. When he first sees Alice, she is sitting on the rusty roof of her river-house, looking like a carving on an old-fashioned ship sailing through the stars.
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All the Rage

All the Rage

Courtney Summers

$16.99

My dad used to say makeup was a shallow girl's sport, but it's not. It's armour. Kellan Turner is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. But when she speaks up, she is branded a liar. Telling the truth has cost her everything, because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town. But when news of Kellan assaulting another girl gets out, the cost of staying silent might be more than Romy can bear. With a shocking conclusion and writing that will absolutely knock you out, All The Rage examines the shame and silence inflicted upon young women in a culture that refuses to protect them.
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The Red Abbey Chronicles: Maresi

The Red Abbey Chronicles: Maresi

Maria Turtschaninoff

$19.99

Maresi came to the Red Abbey when she was thirteen, in the Hunger Winter. Before then, she had only heard rumours of its existence in secret folk tales. In a world where girls aren't allowed to learn or do as they please, an island inhabited solely by women sounded like a fantasy.

But now Maresi is here, and she knows it is real. She is safe. Then one day Jai - tangled fair hair, clothes stiff with dirt, scars on her back - arrives on a ship. She has fled to the island to escape terrible danger and unimaginable cruelty. And the men who hurt her will stop at nothing to find her. Now the women and girls of the Red Abbey must use all their powers and ancient knowledge to combat the forces that wish to destroy them. And Maresi, haunted by her own nightmares, must confront her very deepest, darkest fears.

A story of friendship and survival, magic and wonder, beauty and terror, Maresi will grip you and hold you spellbound.
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See How They Run: Embassy Row #2

See How They Run: Embassy Row #2

Ally Carter

$19.99

Some secrets are better left unfound... For the past three years, Grace Blakely has been desperate to find out the truth about her mother's murder. She thought it would bring her peace. She thought it would lead her to answers. She thought she could put the past to rest. But the truth has only made her a target. And the past? The only way to put the past to rest is for Grace to kill it once and for all. On Embassy Row, power can make you a victor or a victim, love can turn you into a fool or a fugitive, and family can lead you forward or bury you deep. Trust is a luxury. Death is a very real threat. And a girl like Grace must be very careful about which secrets she brings to light.
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Girls Like Us

Girls Like Us

Gail Giles

$16.99

Quincy and Biddy are both graduates of their high school s special ed program, but they couldn t be more different: suspicious Quincy faces the world with her fists up, while gentle Biddy is frightened to step outside her front door. When they re thrown together as roommates in their first real world apartment, it initially seems to be an uneasy fit. But as Biddy's past resurfaces and Quincy faces a harrowing experience that no one should have to go through alone, the two of them realize that they might have more in common than they thought and more important, that they might be able to help each other move forward. Hard-hitting and compassionate, Girls Like Us is a story about growing up in a world that can be cruel, and finding the strength and the support to carry on.
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Yellow

Yellow

Jacobson Megan

$19.99

If fourteen-year-old Kirra is having a mid-life crisis now then it doesn't bode well for her life expectancy. Her so-called friends bully her, whatever semblance of a mother she had has been drowned at the bottom of a gin bottle ever since her dad left them for another woman, and now a teenage ghost is speaking to her through a broken phone booth. Kirra and the ghost make a pact. She'll prove who murdered him almost twenty years ago if he makes her popular, gets her parents back together, and he promises not to haunt her. Things aren't so simple, however, and Kirra realises that people can be haunted in more ways than one.
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In Another Life

In Another Life

Laura Jarratt

$19.99

A captivating new novel from Laura Jarratt, featuring her trademark combination of thriller and romance. Hannah adores her older sister, Jenny - they are the best of friends, but different in every other way. Jenny dreams of leaving the States and flying to the UK to visit the places where their English mother grew up. But Jenny's dream turns to a nightmare when she vanishes without a trace. Hannah and her father arrive in England to a big police investigation. As Hannah gets to know some of Jenny's friends and acquaintances, she realises that families can hide the biggest secrets of all...
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Faerie

Faerie

Eisha Marjara

$19.99

Just days before her eighteenth birthday, Lila has resolved to end her life. The horror of becoming an adult, and leaving her childhood behind, has broken her heart.

Faerie,  a novel for young people, is the fierce yet gently unfolding story of a hyper-imaginative girl who is on a collision course to womanhood. She likens herself to a half-human fairy creature who does not belong in the earthly world; but in the cold light of day she is a psychiatric patient at a hospital, where she is being treated for anorexia - her sickness driven by the irrational need to undo nature and thwart the passage of time.

Lila tells the story of how she ended up on the Four East wing: we flashback to her childhood in the eighties, growing up in a small town as an overweight brown kid to Punjabi immigrant parents: her father, a literary scholar whom she idolizes, and her mother, a housewife - the most female of all females who found comfort in cooking.  

Faerie  weaves these passages with Lila's downward spiral into life-threatening illness, her budding sexuality, and her complicated recovery in hospital that comes with a price. Written with candour and heartbreaking lyricism,  Faerie  is a plaintive love letter to the bold, flawed, splendor that is childhood.

Eisha Marjara has written and directed several award-winning films, including the critically acclaimed NFB docudrama  Desperately Seeking Helen. Her latest,  House for Sale,  has won numerous film festival awards.  Faerie  is her first novel. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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First Person Shooter

First Person Shooter

Cameron Raynes

$24.99

Jayden lives with his father on the edge of a small country town. He stutters and is addicted to playing video games as a first person shooter.

His best friend is Shannon, the girl next door, who knows how to handle a rifle. When Shannon’s mother returns home from a five-and-a-half year prison sentence for manslaughter, the town waits to see whether her sociopathic stepson, Pete, will exact revenge for the death of his father.

When Jayden gets caught with .22 ammunition at school and is suspended, things begin to fall apart. Over the next ten days, as he roams the dark, ugly side of a town struggling with bikie gangs and drugs, a massacre in America hits the headlines and Pete gears up for a violent assault.

Will it be left to Jayden to stop him?
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Underwater

Underwater

Marisa Reichardt

$16.99

A stunning novel from debut author Marisa Reichardt. In order to move on after a traumatic experience, Morgan must learn to forgive - first someone who did something that might be unforgivable, and then herself. But Morgan can't move on. She can't even move beyond the front door of the apartment she shares with her mother and little brother. Morgan feels like she's underwater, unable to surface. Unable to see her friends. Unable to go to school. When it seems Morgan can't hold her breath any longer, a new boy moves in next door. Evan reminds her of the salty ocean air and the rush she used to get from swimming. He might be just what she needs to help her reconnect with the world outside. Underwater is a powerful, hopeful debut novel about redemption, recovery and finding the strength it takes to face your past and move on.
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The Glass Casket

The Glass Casket

McCormick Templeman

$19.99

Death hasn't visited Rowan Rose since it took her mother when Rowan was only a little girl. But that changes one bleak morning, when five horses and their riders thunder into her village and through the forest, disappearing into the hills. Days later, the riders' bodies are found, and though no one can say for certain what happened in their final hours, their remains prove that whatever it was must have been brutal. Rowan's village was once a tranquil place, but now things have changed. Something has followed the path those riders made and has come down from the hills, through the forest, and into the village. Beast or man, it has brought death to Rowan's door once again. Only this time, its appetite is insatiable.
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The Art of Being Normal

The Art of Being Normal

Lisa Williamson

$17.99

Two boys. Two secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. The school bully thinks he's a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl. On the first day at his new school Leo Denton has one goal - to be invisible. Attracting the attention of the most beautiful girl in year 11 is definitely not part of that plan. When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms. But things are about to get messy. Because at Eden Park School secrets have a funny habit of not staying secret for long...
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The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde

The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde

Shannon Hale ,  Dean Hale ,  LeUyen Pham

$19.99

It s a case of monstrous cuteness as the Princess in Black encounters her biggest challenge yet: a field overrun by adorable bunnies. Princess Magnolia and her unicorn, Frimplepants, are on their way to have brunch with Princess Sneezewort, an occasion Frimplepants enjoys more than anything in the world. But just when he can smell the freshly baked bread and the heaping platters of sugar-dusted doughnuts, Princess Magnolia s glitter-stone ring rings. The monster alarm! After a quick change in the secret cave, Princess Magnolia and Frimplepants are transformed into the Princess in Black and her faithful pony, Blacky. But when they get to the goat pasture, all they can see is a field full of darling little bunnies nibbling on grass, twitching their velvet noses, and wiggling their fluffy tails. Where are the monsters? Are these bunnies as innocent as they appear?
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The Egyptian Enchantment: A Lottie Lipton Adventure

The Egyptian Enchantment: A Lottie Lipton Adventure

Dan Metcalf

$12.99

Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire! Lottie loves helping her Great Uncle Bert with his new exhibits at the British Museum. But when she reads a magic spell that brings to life twenty mischievous Egyptian shabtis, the museum ends up in a complete mess! Can Lottie, Great Uncle Bert and Reg the caretaker track down the chaotic shabtis before they destroy the whole museum? Perfect for developing and newly confident readers, Lottie Lipton Adventures are packed with action, adventure and puzzles for the reader to solve.
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The Scroll of Alexandria: A Lottie Lipton Adventure

The Scroll of Alexandria: A Lottie Lipton Adventure

Dan Metcalf

$12.99

Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire! Lottie loves the Great Library and all the beautiful books that fill it. But the money hungry Head Curator of the British Museum, Sir Trevelyan Taylor wants to sell all of the ancient books to the highest bider. The missing scroll of Alexandria is the only thing that can prove that the books must stay in the museum. Can Lottie, Great Uncle Bert and Reg the caretaker follow the clues and track down the missing scroll before it's too late? Perfect for developing and newly confident readers, Lottie Lipton Adventures are packed with action, adventure and puzzles for the reader to solve.
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Lulu Bell's Amazing Animal Adventures: 4 Books in 1

Lulu Bell's Amazing Animal Adventures: 4 Books in 1

Belinda Murrell ,  Serena Geddes

$19.99

Lulu Bell loves animals. Find out what happens when a rescued pony almost causes a birthday disaster, a calf gets stuck in the mud at the farm, a tiger cub gets in trouble, and Lulu gets a double dose of kitten and puppy cuteness at one unforgettable pyjama party! Lulu Bell's Amazing Animal Adventures includes four bestselling Lulu Bell stories: * Lulu Bell and the Birthday Unicorn * Lulu Bell and the Cubby Fort * Lulu Bell and the Tiger Cub * Lulu Bell and the Pyjama Party
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Lulu Bell's Fantastic Holiday Fun: 4 Books in 1

Lulu Bell's Fantastic Holiday Fun: 4 Books in 1

Belinda Murrell ,  Serena Geddes

$19.99

It's holiday time. Join Lulu Bell and her friends and family for summer surfing lessons at the beach, an outback adventure a long way from home, a birthday to remember at the farm and a dazzling circus surprise. How exciting! Lulu Bell's Fantastic Holiday Fun includes four bestselling Lulu Bell books: * Lulu Bell and the Koala Joey * Lulu Bell and the Sea Turtle * Lulu Bell and the Pirate Fun * Lulu Bell and the Circus Pup
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Netball Fever: Ella and Olivia #16

Netball Fever: Ella and Olivia #16

Yvette Poshoglian

$7.99

Ellas netball team is playing in the grand final! But can Olivia help her big sister and the team when they need it most?
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