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Wolfie: An Unlikely Hero

Wolfie: An Unlikely Hero

Deborah Abela

$24.99
I, The Wolf, am sick of being the bad guy. I'm taking over this book. Dear Readers, Fairytales are nonsense. They're full of wolves pestering pigs and picking on sweet little girls in red hoods. But I would never do those things. I knit! I bake blueberry pie! You know what I really want to do? I WANT TO RESCUE A PRINCESS! And if I can't? I QUIT! Yours sincerely, Wolfie Wolfie may want to be a hero, but he's about to discover that arguing with this book's narrator is not the best way to improve his imagea
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Do Not Lick This Book

Do Not Lick This Book

Idan Ben-Barak ,  Julian Frost

$19.99
Min is a microbe. She is small. Very small. In fact so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before - like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted, tangled jungle that is your shirt.The perfect book for anyone who wants to take a closer look at the world.
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Following Ophelia

Following Ophelia

Sophia Bennett

$16.99
When Mary Adams sees Millais' depiction of the tragic Ophelia, a whole new world opens up for her. Determined to find out more about the beautiful girl in the painting, she hears the story of Lizzie Siddal - a girl from a modest background, not unlike her own, who has found fame and fortune against the odds. Mary sets out to become a Pre-Raphaelite muse, too, and reinvents herself as Persephone Lavelle. But as she fights her way to become the new face of London's glittering art scene, 'Persephone' ends up mingling with some of the city's more nefarious types and is forced to make some impossible choices. Will Persephone be forced to betray those she loves, and even the person she once was, if she is to achieve her dreams?
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Intergalactic Gas: Bad Guys #5

Intergalactic Gas: Bad Guys #5

Aaron Blabey

$14.99
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The bad news? The world is ending. The good news? The Bad Guys are back to save it! Sure, they might have to borrow a rocket... And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits... And Mr Piranha might have eaten too many bean burritos... But seriously, how BAD can it be? How bad?! SUPER BAD. Its one small step for the Sort-Of-International-League-Of-Good-Guys-Guys. Its one giant leap for The Bad Guys.
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Paddington's Finest Hour

Paddington's Finest Hour

Michael Bond ,  R. W. Alley ,  Peggy Fortnum

$24.99
Paddington - the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, now a major movie star - is back in this fantastically funny, brand new illustrated novel from master storyteller Michael Bond! Hurrying forward, he held out a welcoming hand. Sir Percival Rushmoor, he said. I'm invigilating. I'm sorry to hear that, Sir Percival, said Paddington. I hope you feel better very soon. Paddington always finds himself in unusual situations so it is no surprise when he has a run-in with the police, appears in a TV cookery show, and gives one of his hard stares to a hypnotist!
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Blink and You Die: Ruby Redfort #6

Blink and You Die: Ruby Redfort #6

Lauren Child

$14.99
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Say goodbye to Ruby Redfort: every smart kid's smart kid. The mind-blowing conclusion to the thrilling series by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - you can count on her when the ice starts to crack. All good things come to an end... Ruby Redfort is running scared, a whole bunch of people want her dead and worst of all one of them is on her team. But just who is this agent of doom? You can run, Ruby, but you can't hide...
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Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale

Kate DiCamillo ,  David Litchfield

$14.99
New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving yet witty story of an unforgettable summer friendship. For fans of Jacqueline Wilson, David Almond and Katherine Rundell.

In her seventh novel, international bestselling author and twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal Kate DiCamillo tells a masterful story that blends pathos and humour. Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father - who has run away with a dental hygienist - will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home.

To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton, but she has to compete with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante with her show-business background and the fiery, stubborn Beverly Tapinski, who's determined to sabotage the contest. But as the competition approaches, loneliness, loss and unanswerable questions draw the three girls into an unlikely friendship - and challenge them to come to each other's rescue in unexpected ways.
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The Lotterys Plus One

The Lotterys Plus One

Emma Donoghue ,  Caroline Hadilaksano

$14.99
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Meet the Lotterys: a unique and diverse family featuring four parents, seven kids and five pets - all living happily together in their big old house, Camelottery. Nine-year-old Sumac is the organizer of the family and is looking forward to a long summer of fun. But when their grumpy and intolerant grandad comes to stay, everything is turned upside down. How will Sumac and her family manage with another person to add to their hectic lives? The Lotterys Plus One, internationally bestselling author Emma Donoghue's first novel for children, features black-and-white illustrations throughout, and is funny, charming and full of heart.
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Fully Doomed: The Turners #3

Fully Doomed: The Turners #3

Mick Elliott

$14.99
Leo Lennox is in big trouble. Actually, every Turner on the planet is in big trouble: a deranged scientist is threatening to expose their secret world and destroy them all. With help from a pair of guerrilla gorillas (and their incredible inventions), his nerdy friend Ernie, and his annoying-but-sort-of-all-right older sister Abbie, Leo must criss-cross the world to stop the mad doctor before he serves up the full buffet of doom to Turners everywhere. If he can't, the planet won't be just a little bit doomed - it'll be fully doomed!
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History Mysteries: The Last Tiger

History Mysteries: The Last Tiger

Mark Greenwood

$12.99
On September 7, 1936, the last captive Tasmanian tiger dies alone and neglected in a Hobart zoo. Since then many people claim to have sighted this amazing creature. Did the entire species vanish forever on that bleak night? No one can prove the tiger still exists, but could a determined searcher and modern science provide a glimmer of hope?
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History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold

History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold

Greenwood Mark

$12.99
It's 1930, and a man named Harold Lasseter claims to have discovered a massive gold reef in Central Australia. As he journeys across the desert to find it again, he buries maps and secret messages beneath the ashes of his campfires - before taking the location of the treasure to his gravea
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My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

Anita Heiss

$16.99
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Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but mostly she loves Cathy Freeman. It's 2000 and the Olympics are going to be held in Australia. In a year of surprises, Mel finds out that Cathy Freeman is coming to talk to her school. And her family is heading to Sydney! It becomes an unforgettable journey to Corroboree 2000, bringing together all Australians as they march and sing and celebrate Australia's Indigenous heritage and also acknowledge past wrongs.
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Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

Tom Jackson

$24.99
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- This is the sort of book that brings to life a subject that for many of us was made to be dull and boring! To begin with, it is colourfully illustrated, with informative captions (on the very first page one explains how piles of pebbles were called calculi in Latin, thus giving us the word calculate). It clearly explains concepts in terms of numbers, for example fractions break up whole numbers, logarithms use addition for multiplication, numbers can be imaginary or solve problems or expain the world. It covers history, mathematicians and processes, all in an informative but accessible style. Ages 10+ (even the interested non-maths adult!) Lindy Jones

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The first book in a new series

One of the hardest questions that mathematics teachers have to answer is “Why?”. Schoolroom sums are crucial in learning the awesome power of mathematics, but they are often a world away from how the knowledge is applied and where it came from. Numbers: How Counting Changed the World is there to fill that gap.

The story of numbers begins with counting 1,2, 3… but it ends with a mind-boggling mass of numbers so densely packed that we can’t be sure where one number ends and another begins. Along the way we meet superhero numbers like π, e and googol; we learn that numbers can be perfect, irrational, even imaginary; and that modern mathematics still bears the hallmarks of many ancient civilizations.

Numbers: How Counting Changed the World introduces the amazing people who figured out what numbers are and what they can do. Written to engage, entertain, and enthuse young people, it shows readers how the ideas of long-dead geniuses ended up in their homework assignments: The Mayans of ancient Mexico were using zeros long before anyone else, and we count time and angles in multiples of 60 because that is what the people of Babylon did (for good reason). Meanwhile Pythagoras was a murderer, the shape of a credit card is defined by the golden ratio, and John Napier, the inventor of logarithms, seldom appeared in public without his pet rooster!
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A Different Dog

A Different Dog

Paul Jennings

$14.99
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The forest is dense and dark. And the trail full of unexpected perils. The dog can't move. The boy can't talk. And you won't know why. Or where you are going. You will put this story down not wanting the journey to end. But it's from Paul Jennings so watch out for the ambush. One of the best. From one of the best.
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Singing My Sister Down and Other Stories

Singing My Sister Down and Other Stories

Margo Lanagan

$19.99
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'We all went down to the tar-pit, with mats to spread our weight.' So begins 'Singing My Sister Down', Margo Lanagan's internationally acclaimed, award-winning short story.Singing My Sister Down and Other Stories brings together ten celebrated short stories, along with three new ones, from the extraordinarily talented author of Tender Morsels and Sea Hearts.A bride accepts her devastating punishment. A piece of the moon is buried. A ferryman falls into the Styx. Wee Willie Winkie brings a waking nightmare. A new father dresses a fallen warrior princess. A sniper picks off clowns one by one. Margo Lanagan's stories will stay with you, haunting you with their quiet beauty and fine balance.
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Begin, End, Begin: A #Loveozya Anthology

Begin, End, Begin: A #Loveozya Anthology

Amie Kaufman ,  Melissa Keil ,  Will Kostakis ,  Ellie Marney

$24.99
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The YA event of the year. Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world exactly how much there is to love about Aussie YA. Ages 14+
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How to Bee

How to Bee

Bren MacDibble

$16.99
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Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, 'Tomorrow we'll find two new bees.'Peony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city. In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand. All Peony really wants is to be a bee. Life on the farm is a scrabble, but there is enough to eat and a place to sleep, and there is love. Then Peony's mother arrives to take her away from everything she has ever known, and all Peony's grit and quick thinking might not be enough to keep her safe.How To Bee is a beautiful and fierce novel for younger readers, and the voice of Peony will stay with you long after you read the last page.
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The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

Anne Michaels ,  Emma Block

$14.99
Meet the utterly irresistible Miss Petitfour (a name of unknown origin but possibly descended from bakers of tiny delicious cakes). She loves baking and making and dancing with her cats, but most of all she loves to fly. All she has to do is pick up a favourite tablecloth (preferably the one with the paisley print), catch the breeze and she swooshes off on an adventure - with her many cats (Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, Mustard, Moutarde, Hemdala, Earring, Grigorovich, Clasby, Captain Captain, Captain Catkin, Captain Clothespin, Your Shyness and Sizzles) dangling paw-to-tail behind her. In five utterly captivating stories of gentle adventure, delicious edibles (with cheese for the cats), occasional peril and heart-zinging warmth, poet and novelist Anne Michaels (author of bestselling, award-winning Fugitive Pieces) makes a charming, purrfect debut as a children's author.
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Marsh and Me

Marsh and Me

Martine Murray

$14.99
There's a hill out the back of Joey's house. Hardly anyone goes there-it's not a beautiful place, just a covered-over old rubbish tip. But Joey likes it up there. It's his hill-somewhere he likes to go to wonder about life. He longs to be the best at something, to be a famous astronaut, or mountain climber, to stand out. When Joey discovers a tree house in an old peppercorn tree on the hill, he is annoyed that someone has invaded his special place. But he is also curious about who the intruder could be. But making contact isn't easy. The tree-house girl is wild and hostile and full of secrets-Joey needs to work out a way to win her over. And as he does, he finds a way to shine. Marsh and Me is a story about friendship and trust and learning to believe in yourself and what makes you special. Martine Murray's beautifully rounded characters, with all their self-doubts, yearnings and wise insights, will delight readers young and old.
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Release

Release

Patrick Ness

$24.99
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ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- A day can change your life, and this novel is about the pivotal day in Adam's life. His life is complicated - while other people know, his deeply conservative Christian family don't realise he is gay. His first love is moving interstate, and his new possible love-interest is patiently waiting. There will be a farewell party, but it's possible Adam will be banned from going, and so miss out on seeing the one who broke his heart. His older, perfect, brother has a few bombshells to drop, and so does his best (female) friend. Then there's the sleazebag at work who goes a bit too far. And meanwhile there's an uneasy ghost of a murdered girl, a mysterious nature spirit trying to stop the world from ending, and a rose… One for older teens; Ness' many fans will devour this! Lindy Jones

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The most personal and tender novel yet from Patrick Ness, the twice Carnegie Medal-winning author of A Monster Calls.  The most personal and tender novel yet from Patrick Ness, the twice Carnegie Medal-winning author of A Monster Calls. It's Saturday, it's summer and, although he doesn't know it yet, everything in Adam Thorn's life is going to fall apart. But maybe, just maybe, he'll find freedom from the release. Time is running out though, because way across town, a ghost has risen from the lake...This uplifting coming-of-age novel will remind you what it's like to fall in love.
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The Cat Stole My Pants: Timmy Failure #6

The Cat Stole My Pants: Timmy Failure #6

Stephan Pastis

$17.99
Everyone's favourite best worst detective is back in Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants, the sixth book in the bestselling series that's perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates. Timmy is in Key West, Florida, ostensibly for the honeymoon of his mother and Doorman Dave - if they even got married, which Timmy doubts. Unfortunately for Timmy, crime doesn't take a holiday. And because Total has fled to Cuba, Timmy must rely on a new partner for help: Doorman Dave's nephew Emilio. Meanwhile, a surprise newcomer shows up in Timmy's life and, as if things couldn't get more hectic, Timmy's pants have been stolen by a six-toed cat.
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9 Months: A Month by Month Guide to Pregnancy for the Family to Share

9 Months: A Month by Month Guide to Pregnancy for the Family to Share

Courtney Adamo ,  Esther Van de Paal ,  Lizzy Stewart

$24.99
Can you believe that every one of us started as a tiny egg in our mummy's belly? One tiny cell, not bigger than a speck of dust, will grow into a baby in just nine months time. In this book, we follow this amazing process called pregnancy, and see the miracle of a creation of a new life. This fun and informative way to prepare your child for the arrival of their new baby brother or sister is written by two of today's most popular mum bloggers in the English language world, and co-founders of Babyccino: Courtney Adamo and Esther Van de Paal. Their writing is accompanied by beautiful illustrations from Lizzy Stewart, the winner of the 2017 Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Books Category.
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Trapped!: Truly Tan #6

Trapped!: Truly Tan #6

Jen Storer

$16.99
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ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- A new adventure with one of my favourite young heroines. Tan is as feisty and as curious (or should that be imaginatively inquisitive?) as ever. She is also still very concerned with recording her observations with the correct pen whilst being properly accessorised! In this new story, the holidays are about to start, there is a mysterious boy (or is he a gypsy) and Tan has to look after her neighbour's yard while Mrs Topple is away. When a strange car and a shadowy figure keep appearing, Tan knows her Great Detective skills are called for, and with the help of her friends (and assorted animals) she is going to solve the mystery. Ages 7-10. Lindy Jones

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The next title in the best-selling and very popular Truly Tan series.  Way out in the country, Mrs Topple is Tan's closest neighbour. But Mrs Topple has gone on a cruise and Tan is in charge of security at the Topple cottage.  Tan is also looking after the garden and watering the plants. But mostly she's in charge of security. Which is just as well because something suspicious is going on.  A strange car has been coming and going and a shadowy figure has been spotted snooping around. And now Tan has noticed items moving around in the garden - on their own!  As tensions mount, Tan decides a stake-out is in order. Little does she know she is walking straight into a trap.  Ages: 8 years+
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Goodly and Grave in a Bad Case of Kidnap

Goodly and Grave in a Bad Case of Kidnap

Justine Windsor

$14.99
An archly funny, classic mystery adventure with a magic twist! Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall, working for the cold, aloof Lord Grave. The other staff - Vonk the Butler, Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid - all seem friendly but Lucy soon notices that strange things are afoot in her new home - and not just Mrs Crawley's experimental anchovy omelettes. There are moving statues, magical books and Lord Grave has a secret. Meanwhile, all over the country, children are vanishing. Could the mystery of the missing children be linked to the strange goings-on? Lucy is determined to find out...
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Beyond the Bright Sea

Beyond the Bright Sea

Lauren Wolk

$19.99
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Crow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a washed-up skiff as a baby and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbour across the sandbar. But it is only when a mysterious fire appears across the water that an unspoken question of her own history forms in Crow's heart, and an unstoppable chain of events is triggered. Crow sets out to find her lost identity - and, ultimately, to learn what it means to be a family. Vivid and heartfelt, Beyond the Bright Sea is a gorgeously crafted, gripping tale of buried treasure and belonging.
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Finding Nevo

Finding Nevo

Nevo Zisin

$18.99
Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, bi, lesbian, trans, homo, Jew, dyke, masculine, feminine, androgynous, queer. Nevo was not born in the wrong body. Nevo just wants everyone to catch up with all that Nevo is. Personal, political and passionate, Finding Nevo is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes with it.

Nevo identifies as queer, transmasculine and non-binary. Nevo works with children as a youth leader, and runs programs and workshops in schools about gender and sexuality.

“A gorgeous coming of age story about one person’s journey to discover themselves. Zisin is a compelling storyteller with a delightful and exciting new voice.” Clementine Ford

This is a timely book and important book. The controversy over the Safe Schools program has reinforced the need for issues surrounding gender and sexuality to be discussed openly.
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Each Peach Pear Plum

Each Peach Pear Plum

Allan Ahlberg

$16.99
A beautiful brand new cased board book version of this classic picture book by the iconic Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Each Peach Pear Plum introduces characters from well-known nursery stories, such as the Three Bears, Mother Hubbard and Tom Thumb, and encourages children to participate and to find the characters hidden in the pictures. The text, with its strong rhyme and rhythm, is perfect to read aloud to very young children, while the game of 'I Spy' keeps children enthralled.
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Little Women: Puffin Cloth Classic

Little Women: Puffin Cloth Classic

Louisa May Alcott ,  Louise Rennison ,  Matt Jones

$22.99
A beautiful hardback cloth cover edition of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - a novel loved by adults and children alike. Come laugh and cry with the March family. Meg - the sweet-tempered one. Jo - the smart one. Beth - the shy one. Amy - the sassy one. Together they're the March sisters. Their father is away at war and times are difficult, but the bond between the sisters is strong. The family may not have much money, but that doesn't stop them from creating their own fun and forming a secret society. Through sisterly squabbles, happy times and sad, their four lives follow very different paths, and they discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do...
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The Loo Queue

The Loo Queue

Nicholas Allan

$16.99
A hilarious book of counting, colours, animals... and queuing for the loo! In this riotous rhyme from Nicholas Allan, the queue for the loo gets very long indeed, as a series of multi-coloured animals impatiently join! Count, spot colours, spot animals, and all join in to find out who's in the loo.
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Is That My Cat?

Is That My Cat?

Jonathan Allen ,  Jonathan Allen

$15.99
"Is that my cat? It can't be. My cat is a slim, sleek pussy cat." Something strange is happening with this rather large kitty-the one who used to fit through the cat door, climbed trees fearlessly, and always wanted to play. 

Now she lazes on the windowsill, and it takes two hands to pick her up! Keep guessing as the story unfolds page by page, until right at the end when there's a big surprise!
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Too Many Friends

Too Many Friends

Kathryn Apel

$14.95
At school I have lots of friends. I have so many friends that sometimes I don't know who to play with. Tahnee wants everyone in her Year 2 class to get along and be happy. But what happens when all of Tahnee's friends want her attention at the same time? And how can Tahnee be friends with Lucy, when Lucy doesn't seem to want any friends? A novel about friendship and school life, and the balance we all need to find to be the best friend we can be.
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Amazed

Amazed

Aleksandra Artymowska

$24.99
Can you help the boy find his way through the mazes and back to his friends? Navigate towering treetops, prickly cactus fields, mysterious caverns and crumbling statues in your epic quest. Featuring ten compelling mazes to solve, this innovative and beautifully illustrated picture book is guaranteed to delight maze adventurers of all ages.
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Secrets of the Sea

Secrets of the Sea

Kate Baker ,  Eleanor Taylor

$29.99
A stunning look at some of the most extraordinary and rarely seen creatures from under the sea.This book takes you on a journey, from the rockpools along the shoreline, to the deepest, darkest depths of the ocean, to reveal an incredible and rarely seen world. You will zoom in on the intricate patterns on a giant clam, see the surprising beauty of fish gills when viewed under the microscope, and discover the tiny organisms that are the very building blocks of life. Some of them are harmless, some of them deadly. Some are alien in appearance, others are startling in their beauty. Without them, life as we know it would not exist.
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How Many Are There?: My First Book of Numbers

How Many Are There?: My First Book of Numbers

Agnese Baruzzi

$12.99
A colorful and captivating early concept book - illustrated in Agnese Baruzzi's inimitable style! Kids can count to 10 with this cheerful book about numbers. They'll see the numeral, the written-out word, and pictures of different animals - like birds, bees, and fish - so they can clearly see how many there are.
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Opposite World: My First Book of Opposites

Opposite World: My First Book of Opposites

Agnese Baruzzi

$12.99
A colorful and captivating early concept book--illustrated in Agnese Baruzzi's inimitable style! First the bird is IN the cage; then the happy bird is flying OUT. The egg is round and WHOLE; then it's BROKEN. (And delicious!) Kids will master the complex concept of opposites with this entertaining board book.
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The Jewel Fish of Karnak

The Jewel Fish of Karnak

Graeme Base

$16.99
Far away in Ancient Egypt, Jackal and Ibis are brought before the Cat Pharaoh to be punished for stealing from the town market. In a merciful moment, the Pharaoh decides to give the two friends one last chance- they must journey up the River Nile to the temple of Karnak and bring back something that has been taken from her - a beautiful and precious Jewel Fish. But she has a warning for the two- 'Do not take anything else while you are in Karnak. And know that the Jewel Fish is magical. Be sure it does not get wet.'
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Odd Dog Out

Odd Dog Out

Rob Biddulph

$14.99
It's a dog's life in the big city... Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. For busy dogs A busy day Of busy work And busy play... But one dog doesn't quite fit in. It's lonely being the odd dog out, when all she wants to do is find her place in the world. She's willing to go to the other side of the world to look for it...but it might take a different kind of journey for her to discover that maybe where she's meant to be is right back where she started...A gloriously illustrated story about leaving home and finding yourself, from the bestselling and award-winning Rob Biddulph, author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!
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Listen to the Pets

Listen to the Pets

Marion Billet

$17.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by these charming board books, distinguished by the exceptional quality of the sounds that bring every picture to life. The books have a button on every spread which triggers one of six sounds that each introduce a different pet.
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Listen to the Birds

Listen to the Birds

Marion Billet

$18.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by these charming board books, which are distinguished by the exceptional quality of the sounds that bring every picture to life. Aimed at the very young, the books have a button on every spread which triggers one of six different bird sounds.
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Listen to the Baby Animals

Listen to the Baby Animals

Marion Billet

$18.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by these charming board books, which are distinguished by the exceptional quality of the sounds that bring every picture to life. Aimed at the very young, the books have a button on every spread which triggers one of six different baby animal sounds.
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Listen to the Music

Listen to the Music

Nosy Crow ,  Marion Billet

$17.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by these charming board books which are distinguished by the exceptional quality of the sounds that bring every picture to life. Aimed at the very young, the books have a button on every spread which triggers one of six sounds that introduce a character or object. They're incredibly simple but utterly seductive, purely because the sounds themselves are so beautiful.
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The Secret Seven Collection 4

The Secret Seven Collection 4

Enid Blyton

$16.99
The Secret Seven are siblings Peter and Janet, and Jack, Barbara, Pam, Colin and George. Together they are The Secret Seven - ready to solve any mystery, any time - in Enid Blyton's classic series of 15 mystery novels.

Book 10: Puzzle For The Secret Seven (first published in 1958)
In book ten, the gang witness the horror of a house going up in flames. Then there's the theft of a very valuable violin. Are the two incidents connected? The Seven mean to use all their detective know-how to find out!

Book 11: Secret Seven Fireworks (first published in 1959)
In book eleven, Jack's little sister, Susie, is so annoying! The Secret Seven are furious when they discover she's formed her own "detective gang"! Then some money is stolen, and Susie is a chief suspect. The Seven can't quite believe it - Susie wouldn't do anything that bad... would she?

Book 12: Good Old Secret Seven (first published in 1960)
In book twelve, there are strange happenings indeed at Torling Castle! Someone is hiding out in the ruined tower, making the resident jackdaws very unsettled. Who is it, and what do they want? The Secret Seven are on it.

This collection features the original text and artwork.
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The Famous Five Collection #4 (Books 10-12)

The Famous Five Collection #4 (Books 10-12)

Enid Blyton

$16.99
It's the Famous Five's 70th anniversary year - and this is the perfect value-for-money introduction to the world's favourite adventure series for children.

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.

Five On A Hike Together
Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window. Is someone trying to send him a coded message? When the Famous Five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert.

Five Have A Wonderful Time
The Famous Five are on an adventurous holiday in horse-drawn caravans. They discover a ruined castle that looks deserted. But is that a face at the window? Or is it a trick of the light? Just who is hiding in the castle?

Five Go To Mystery Moor
The Five find out about something dangerous out in Mystery Moor. They'll have to risk the treacherous mists and follow the trail if they want to find what's lurking in the shadows. Do they know what they've let themselves in for?

This 70th anniversary edition features the Classic editions of three Famous Five adventures (books 10-12) in one volume and contains the original cover art and inside drawings by Eileen Soper.
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Anglo-Saxon Boy

Anglo-Saxon Boy

Tony Bradman ,  Sam Hart

$14.99
An action-packed Anglo-Saxon tale of one boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The story of one Anglo-Saxon boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066: Key Stage 2 History brought to life as battle-packed adventure. 1065: Magnus is the son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons and ruthlessly ambitious claimant to the throne of England. Overnight, Magnus finds himself cast centre-stage in the blood-soaked family feud that led to one of history's most famous battles. This is the family tragedy behind 1066: live it with Magnus, as the wolves of history close in on his Anglo-Saxon boyhood.
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The Koala Who Could

The Koala Who Could

Rachel Bright ,  Jim Field

$15.99
Fans of The Gruffalo and Giraffes Can't Dance will love this feel-good rhyming story portraying a positive message about facing up to change, something that young children can sometimes struggle with. Sometimes change comes along whether we like it or not ...but if you let it, change can be the making of you. Kevin the Koala discovers this and more in this delightful picture book from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside! Stylish art with Jon Klassen appeal and vibrant storytelling from two contemporary stars make this a story to shout about - it will make you laugh, cry and read it every bedtime. 'Fabulous rhymes, I'm in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends' children.' Claudia Winkleman 'A feel-good rhyming tale ...Field's Australian animals are a treat' - Bookseller
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I am Not a Chair!

I am Not a Chair!

Ross Burach ,  Ross Burach

$19.99
Grab the best seat in the house with this funny, touching picture book about a giraffe who keeps being mistaken for a chair! From the acclaimed author-illustrator of There's a Giraffe in My Soup, Ross Burach, comes a curious tale about finding one's courage and standing up for oneself. Full of vibrant and playful illustrations and hilariously absurd logic, kids will want to read it again and again. Could there be anything worse for Giraffe? Maybe being sat on by a skunk or smooshed by two hapless hippos, or worst of all-cornered by a hungry lion? No one seems to notice that Giraffe is not standing around just to be sat upon. Will he be able to find his voice and make his friends realize who he really is?
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Heads and Tails

Heads and Tails

John Canty

$26.95
Age range 3 to 8 Heads and Tails by John Canty is an extraordinary children's picture book. Leveraging the natural and universal fascination that children have with animals, the book utilises hints and recognition to build a sense of anticipation on each page, that is resolved on the following page when the identity of the animal is discovered. Young readers are engaged in the process of deduction by drawing on visual prompts and clues such as where an animal may live, what the animal may look like and sounds the animal makes. The effect is that each page presents an engaging yet accessible mini mystery for the child to solve. Accordingly, the young reader's inevitable participation in the process of discovery is ensures the book's enjoyment. Teacher's notes are available to download here.
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What Planet are You From Clarice Bean?

What Planet are You From Clarice Bean?

Lauren Child

$15.99
Clarice Bean needs a science project or she's in BIG trouble. Her brother Kurt just wants to save the planet. Now they're both up a tree. Clarice Bean is learning about planet Earth at school. She needs to think of a project on the environment, but her mind is a blank. Then she discovers that a big neighborhood tree is about to be chopped to pieces, so she decides to become an eco-warrior. Clarice joins her quirky family in the tree and saves the day - and ends up saving her science project too! The inimitable Clarice Bean stars in this hilarious picture book about the environment, showing us how little things can make a big difference. From the creator of Charlie and Lola.
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My Uncle is a Hunkle Says Clarice Bean

My Uncle is a Hunkle Says Clarice Bean

Lauren Child

$15.99
Clarice Bean's mum and dad are going away on Important Business, so Uncle Ted comes to stay. Everything goes really well at first, but before long there's a guinea pig on the loose, Granddad's gone missing, and Clarice's little brother is stuck in the railings like a giant squeaking tomato. Luckily Uncle Ted's around. He'll come to the rescue ...won't he? A hilarious look at family life starring the inimitable Clarice Bean. 'A ticklish title and a ticklish book.' - Guardian
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Heads and Tails

Heads and Tails

Carli Davidson

$16.99
From wet noses to fuzzy paws, babies and toddlers will love learning the parts of the body from the adorable dogs and puppies in this board book, featuring photographs by the New York Times bestselling author of Shake, Shake Puppies, Shake Cats, and the upcoming Lick Cats, Carli Davidson. 
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Attack of the Giant Robot Zombie Mermaid: Epic Fail Tales #2

Attack of the Giant Robot Zombie Mermaid: Epic Fail Tales #2

Matt Cosgrove ,  Matt Cosgrove

$9.99
Once upon a slime covered planet, there lived a robot zombie mermaid who would stop at nothing and sacrifice everything in the hilarious intergalactic quest for her one true lovebraaaaiiiiinnnnnnnnnnsssssssss.
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Maisy's Sports Day

Maisy's Sports Day

Lucy Cousins ,  Lucy Cousins

$9.99
Get energetic with Maisy on her very first sports day! Ready, steady, go! A story of experiencing sports day for the first time from the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. And they're off! Maisy and friends all join in for sporty 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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Maisy's Bus

Maisy's Bus

Lucy Cousins ,  Lucy Cousins

$9.99
Maisy is driving to the seaside in this delightful bus-shaped book! Have fun with Maisy in this bus-shaped board book from the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. Today Maisy is driving her bus to the seaside. Who will be her first passenger? Will it be Dotty, Cyril, Tallulah, Charley or Eddie? What things are they bringing with them to the beach? This super-sturdy board book is ideal for teaching first words in a fun way and also comes with wipe-clean pages, perfect for messy hands! It's more fun with Maisy! Visit her amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more.
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Hush Little Possum: An Australian Lullaby (plus CD)

Hush Little Possum: An Australian Lullaby (plus CD)

P. Crumble ,  Wendy Binks

$16.99
Hush, little possum, don't you cry, Mama will keep you safe and dry. When the sky starts to rumble and the rain begins to fall, brave Mama possum hurries to find somewhere to keep her baby safe and warm.
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George's Marvellous Medicine (Colour Book and CD)

George's Marvellous Medicine (Colour Book and CD)

Roald Dahl ,  Quentin Blake

$24.99
George Kranky's Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either cure her completely ...or blow off the top of her head. *WARNING: Do not try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It could be dangerous. Read the story and listen to the phizz-whizzing audio CD!
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The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories

The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories

Roald Dahl

$16.99
Thirteen of Roald Dahl's most unexpected tales. Is it really possible to invent a machine that does the job of a writer? What is it about a landlady's house that makes it so hard for her guests to leave? Does Sir Basil Turton value most his wife or one of his priceless sculptures? From the sensitivity of stories such as 'Katina' to the surprising creepiness of 'Taste', these stories offer older children the perfect introduction to the adult writing of a storytelling genius.
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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

Roald Dahl

$16.99
Roald Dahl - the grand master of the short story - turns his pen to anything, twisting everyday life into powerful, and sometimes terrifying fantasies. Seven superb stories, full of Roald Dahl's usual magic, mystery and suspense: meet the boy who can talk to animals, the man who can see with his eyes closed, and find out about the treasure, buried deep underground on Thistley Green.
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Skin and Other Stories

Skin and Other Stories

Roald Dahl

$16.99
A collection of eleven short stories to startle, surprise and satisfy from Roald Dahl - the master of the twist in the tale. How would you get rid of a murder weapon without causing suspicion? Where would you hide a diamond where no one else would think of looking? What if you found out the tattoo on your back was worth over a million pounds? Specially chosen for teenagers by Wendy Cooling, the stories have been taken from The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl, published by Michael Joseph.
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101 Brilliant Things for Kids to Do with Science

101 Brilliant Things for Kids to Do with Science

Dawn Isaac

$35.00
From bestselling kids' activity author Dawn Isaac comes this exciting new volume full of creative (and occasionally outrageous) ideas for for budding young scientists. Whether your child is crazy about chemistry or bananas about biology (or, let's face it, just likes making a mess), this book is choc-a-block full of experiments and projects that will get kids really excited about science - and all without going anywhere near a TV, tablet or computer screen. Whether they want to Launch a Rocket, Create a Giant Egg, Blow a Bubble Snake or Build a Balloon Powered Racing Car, there's a whole wealth of fun suggestions to keep kids amused - and you never know, they might even learn something along the way.
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Fly!: Touch Think Learn

Fly!: Touch Think Learn

Xavier Deneux

$29.99
A bird arrives, alights on a tree, finds a mate, and build a nest. Soon its eggs will hatch and one brave hatchling will embark on its first flight. This deceptively simple book beautifully depicts the natural cycle of life. The first narrative title in the bestselling TouchThinkLearn series, featuring the hallmark production technique of glued on pieces dovetailing with die-cut openings, and add the bonus of removable--and movable--characters and scenery. The reader is invited to a multisensory participation in the story, from the arrival of the parent bird to the first tentative flight of the fledgling.
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Art Book About Portraits

Art Book About Portraits

Rosie Dickins

$16.99
This captivating book offers a detailed insight into the lives of great portrait artists and the people they painted, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol. Published in association with National Portrait Gallery, London and The National Galleries of London and Scotland. Includes links to websites to view even more portraits online.

Examine a gallery of famous portraits and learn the stories behind them, while finding out fascinating information about the artists and the people they painted.

With the rise of the 'selfie' and social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, modern-day portraits have become incredibly popular and this book is a brilliant guide to their origin. Learn how Shah Jahan, an Indian artist, used real gold in his portrait to convey the importance of his subject, and how Frida Kahlo experimented with distorting mirrors to show her face in a different way, while painting a self portrait.

What is a portrait? What forms do portraits come in? Why are portraits so popular? Find out the answers to these intriguing questions in this detailed information book with breath-taking oil paintings, photographs and illustrations.
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My Amazing Body Machine

My Amazing Body Machine

Robert Winston ,  Owen Gildersleeve

$24.99
My Amazing Body Machine takes kids on a unique and exciting journey through all the working parts of human anatomy. From our intricately wired brain to our squeezing, squelching guts and relentlessly pumping heart, renowned scientist Robert Winston exlores each part of this living machine through incredible, original papercraft artworks by Owen Gildersleeve. With clear text and fascinating bite-size facts about the human body, My Amazing Body Machine is a body book that makes learning about biology fun. Up-close photography shows how your body works in an immediate and ingenious way. My Amazing Body Machine by Robert Winston is a fabulous, colourful book and makes understanding the most complex machine on Earth both simple and enjoyable: the human body.
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Matthew Flinders

Matthew Flinders

Allan Drummond ,  Milan Ristic

$15.00
Matthew Flinders was one of the finest navigators, his greatest work being the charting of the coastline of Australia. In fact, he gave the island continent its name. Follow-up activities linked to the Australian Curriculum: History in Years 5 and 6 are also available, making Matthew Flinders an excellent classroom resource and an informative introduction for the general reader.
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Hello, Garden Bugs

Hello, Garden Bugs

Duopress Labs ,  Julissa Mora

$15.99
Ladybugs, snails, and butterflies! Oh my! This charming introduction to ten garden bugs, paired with friendly text and bold basic patterns, provides a great high-contrast experience for young developing eyes. The perfect companion for Hello, Ocean Friends and Hello, Baby Animals.
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Tilly and the Time Machine

Tilly and the Time Machine

Adrian Edmondson

$16.99
Tilly is seven and a half - and about to make history. When Tilly's dad builds a time machine in the shed there's only one place she really wants to go: back to her sixth birthday party, when she ate too many cupcakes and her mummy was still here. But then something goes wrong! Tilly's dad gets stuck in the past and only she can save him ...Will they make it back in time for tea?
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Laugh-Out-Loud Awesome Jokes for Kids

Laugh-Out-Loud Awesome Jokes for Kids

Rob Elliott ,  Gearbox

$7.99
The #1 bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids series returns with a timeless collection of brand-new jokes for every occasion and every member of the family! Get ready for a barrel of laughs in a pint-sized package: the jokes, riddles, knock-knocks, and puns don't stop coming in Rob Elliott's newest collection of never-before-heard instant classics. Fresh and clean, this book is for good times with the whole family that will never grow old. Q: Do you want to hear a pizza joke? A: Are you sure? It's gonna be cheesy!
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If I Had an Elephant

If I Had an Elephant

Richard Fairgray ,  Terry Jones ,  Richard Fairgray

$19.99
If I had an elephant for a best friend, there'd be no stopping us! Wed get matching jackets. Wed build a time machine together. Wed have OUT OF THIS WORLD adventures ... IF I had an elephant.
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That's Not the Monster We Ordered

That's Not the Monster We Ordered

Richard Fairgray ,  Terry Jones

$19.99
The Turner family has just got a monster, and the whole neighbourhood is in awe of his superhero stature, daredevil skill and all-round usefulness. Everyone wants their own monster. But sometimes the monster you order isn't necessarily the monster you get ...Acclaimed comic writers Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones have once again created a picture book that's bursting with wacky humour and clever illustrations. That's Not the Monster We Ordered will have kids clamouring to get their own monsters, too!
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Bear in a Square

Bear in a Square

Tasha Percy ,  Amelie Faliere

$14.99
Is that a penguin in an oval? What shape is that monkey making with its tail? And is that a bear in a square? Spot the different shapes the animals are making in this beautiful vintage art-inspired board book. On each page, a familiar animal explains a shape by positioning itself in an unusual pose! From swans to sea lions, children will love laughing and pointing out the silly animals as they learn about the world of shapes. Perfect shape-spotting fun!
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1 2 3 in a Tree

1 2 3 in a Tree

Tasha Percy ,  Amelie Faliere

$14.99
How many squirrels can you see? How many monkeys can you spot? Count along from one to ten as you point out the familiar animals hiding in the trees. A beautiful counting book filled with vintage-inspired illustrations of animals with funny expressions and interesting poses - making counting fun!
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The Great American Whatever

The Great American Whatever

Tim Federle

$17.99
Quinn Roberts is a sixteen-year-old smart aleck and Hollywood hopeful whose only worry used to be writing convincing dialogue for the movies he made with his sister Annabeth. Of course, that was all before-before Quinn stopped going to school, before his mom started sleeping on the sofaand before the car accident that changed everything.

Enter: Geoff, Quinn's best friend who insists it's time that Quinn came out-at least from hibernation. One haircut later, Geoff drags Quinn to his first college party, where instead of nursing his pain, he meets a guy-okay, a hot guy-and falls, hard. What follows is an upside-down week in which Quinn begins imagining his future as a screenplay that might actually have a happily-ever-after ending-if, that is, he can finally step back into the starring role of his own life story.
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Quantum Physics for Babies

Quantum Physics for Babies

Chris Ferrie

$14.99
Quantum Physics for Babies by Chris Ferrie is a colorfully simple introduction to the principle which gives quantum physics its name. Baby will find out that energy is quantized and the weird world of atoms never comes to a stand still. It is never too early to become a quantum physicist!
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Newtonian Physics for Babies

Newtonian Physics for Babies

Chris Ferrie

$14.99
Newtonian Physics for Babies by Chris Ferrie introduces Newton's three laws of motion. Although centuries old, Newton's laws are still used today to predict the motion of objects at the human scale. With Newton's laws, we can do simple things like predict where a thrown ball will land all the way to complicated things like landing a man on the moon. And now baby will know them too!
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Rocket Science for Babies

Rocket Science for Babies

Chris Ferrie

$14.99
Chris Ferrie is a physicist, mathematician, and father of three budding young scientists. He believes it is never too early to introduce small children to big ideas.
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General Relativity for Babies

General Relativity for Babies

Chris Ferrie

$14.99
Simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius! This accessible introduction to Albert Einstein's theory of relativity will teach babies (and adults) about mass, spacetime, and black holes. With Baby University: It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.
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Big Book of Dinosaurs

Big Book of Dinosaurs

Alex Frith ,  Fabiano Fiorin

$19.99
From the mighty brachiosaurus to the fearsome tyrannosaurus, children will love discovering the biggest and most powerful dinosaurs that ever walked the Earth (and some of the smallest too). Open the huge fold-out pages to show some of the longest, heaviest and most terrifying dinosaurs with measurements and facts about when they lived.
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This House, Once

This House, Once

Deborah Freedman ,  Deborah Freedman

$26.99
Deborah Freedman's masterful new picture book is at once an introduction to the pieces of a house, a cozy story to share and explore, and a dreamy meditation on the magic of our homes and our world. Before there was this house, there were stones, and mud, and a colossal oak tree - three hugs around and as high as the blue. What was your home, once? This poetically simple, thought-provoking, and gorgeously illustrated book invites readers to think about where things come from and what nature provides.
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Into the White: Scott's Antarctic Odyssey

Into the White: Scott's Antarctic Odyssey

Joanna Grochowicz

$16.99
Together, they have taken on the greatest march ever made and come very near to great success; never giving up, and never giving up on each other.This is the story of Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica and the memorable characters, who with a band of shaggy ponies and savage dogs, follow a man they trust into the unknown.Battling storms at sea, impenetrable pack ice, man-eating whales, crevasses, blizzards, bad food, extreme temperatures, and equal measures of hunger, agony and snow blindness, the team pushes on against all odds.But will the weather hold? Will their rations be adequate? How will they know when they get there? And who invited the Norwegians?Into the White will leave you on the edge of your seat, hoping against hope that Scott and his men might survive their Antarctic ordeal to tell the tale.
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Building a Mobile App

Building a Mobile App

Sarah Guthals

$14.95
Coding is cool, and these fun projects help you get started today!

Building a Mobile App offers basic lessons in Android development, designed specifically for kids! Three fun projects walk you through basic coding skills using MIT's App Inventor?a free, online programming tool that uses a simple block style language that makes coding easy to learn. No long chapters to read, and no homework?just dive right in! You'll begin with a basic project that shows you how to make an app that works; next, you'll put those skills to work on a photo editing app that takes your skills to the next level. Finally, you'll level up one more time to become a Game Maker?that's right, you'll actually build a mobile game that you can send to your friends! Each project includes step-by-step directions and plenty of graphics to help you stay on track, and easy-to-read instructions help you complete each project frustration-free.

App building can get pretty complicated, but it doesn't have to start out that way. Start small to pick up the basics quickly, and you'll be coding in no time! This book helps you get started quickly and easily, with a focus on fun.

    * Build your own Android mobile apps using a free online platform!
    * Code everything yourself, including buttons, screens, and interactions!
    * Build an app that lets you draw on pictures you take!
    * Create a simple, interactive game you can share with your friends!

Adults all over the world turn to For Dummies books for clear instruction with a sense of humor; the Dummies Junior books bring that same "learning is fun" attitude to kids, with projects designed specifically for a kid's interests, needs, and skill level. Building a Mobile App gets kids coding quickly, with fun projects they'll be happy to show off!
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Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection

Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection

Martin Handford ,  Martin Handford

$16.99
A whole new Where's Wally? colouring book in a totally essential travel size! A transportable Where's Wally? colouring book to take with you on every adventure! There are pages upon pages of busy black and white pictures to enjoy using crayons, pens or pencils and small splashes of colour printed on the pages to give you inspiration. With a sturdy notebook binding and an elastic close, your creativity can journey with you wherever you wander to. Search for Wally and his lost colouring paint pots in every scene! Can you also find all of the things in the checklists at the end of the book? There's even an extra large fold-out dinosaur poster to colour in with friends. Wow! Have YOU found Wally yet?
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Butterfly, We're Expecting You!

Butterfly, We're Expecting You!

Libby Hathorn ,  Lisa Stewart

$14.99
Come explore your backyard. Who knows what you'll find? A butterfly, a frog, a bird ... maybe even a dinosaur!    A sweet and gentle story that feels as warm as a garden bathed in sunlight, from award-winning author Libby Hathorn and acclaimed illustrator Lisa Stewart.
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The Names Upon the Harp

The Names Upon the Harp

Marie Heaney ,  P. J. Lynch

$29.99
The heroes and villains of Irish myth and legend have fascinated generation after generation for over 2,000 years.

There is Balor of the evil eye, whose very glance meant death; the wicked queen Aoife who turned children into swans; and Oisin, who followed his love to her city beneath the waves . . .Featuring beautiful colour illustrations by Irish Children's Laureate and twice Kate Greenaway winner P. J. Lynch, and a previously unpublished poem by Seamus Heaney, this is a stunning collection to cherish forever.
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The Cave

The Cave

Rob Hodgson

$24.99
A laugh-out-loud picture book debut with a BIG twist.

There is a cave.

A cave that is home to a creature.

A creature that never leaves its cave;

Because of a wolf.

The wolf tries everything to get the creature to leave the cave, to no avail. But what will happen when he's finally successful? This is a laugh-out-loud story with a BIG surprise!
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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Alexandra Horowitz ,  Sean Vidal Edgerton

$14.99
Want to know what dogs are thinking? What they feel, and what they can smell with that great big nose of theirs? Here's your chance to experience the world nose first, from two feet off the ground. What do dogs know, and how do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as dog owner and scientist Alexandra Horowitz explains how our four-legged friends perceive their daily worlds, each other, and us! This book is as close as you can get to knowing about dogs without being a dog yourself.
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Welcome to Willowvale: Vet Cadets #1

Welcome to Willowvale: Vet Cadets #1

Rebecca Johnson

$14.99
Abbey, Hannah and Talika are new recruits at Willowvale boarding school's Vet Cadets program. They are excited to learn all about caring for farm animals and the work that country vets do. Riding horses, shearing sheep and treasure-hunting for parasites are all just part of their normal school day. But when something starts attacking the school's sheep, the three vet cadets must their scientific skills, animal knowledge and teamwork to try and catch the culprit before it's too late.
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Pudding in Peril: Vet Cadets #2

Pudding in Peril: Vet Cadets #2

Rebecca Johnson

$14.99
Abbey, Hannah and Talika are new recruits at Willowvale boarding school's special Vet Cadets program. This term, it's all about cattle. Abbey is determined to prove herself in a cattle-cutting competition against a nearby boy's boarding school. But when Talika's pony, Pudding, falls dangerously ill, the friends need all their investigation skills and determination if they're to save his life.
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Town Mouse, Country Mouse

Town Mouse, Country Mouse

Libby Walden

$24.99
Finding the true meaning of home... Rediscover Aesop's classic fable with this rhyming peep-through picture book. Richard Jones' charming illustrations perfectly capture this reimagined tale of two mice on a quest to find their place in the big wide world as they learn the true meaning of belonging and home.
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Look Inside a Building Site

Look Inside a Building Site

Rob Lloyd Jones ,  Stefano Tognetti

$19.99
Aspiring builders and engineers can get stuck into this lift-the-flap book to see a house being built, tunnels being dug and a demolition site in action. With lots to pore over children learn the phases of building site construction and how it all comes together. Wander carefully through the bustling building sites, but don't forget your hard hat!
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Sometimes It's Storks

Sometimes It's Storks

L. J. R. Kelly ,  Brothers Hilts

$29.99
Baby delivery is a tricky business: When the top-notch stork is not available, a substitute has to step in. But a delicious looking fish distracts him, and he misplaces the baby en route. As one animal encounter leads to another, the baby travels the world: up to the North Pole atop a whale, to Australia with migrating geese, and to the Brisbane Zoo by kangaroo, before finally landing at home. In Sometimes It's Storks, L. J. R. Kelly and the Brothers Hilts offer a whimsical tale of animals and adventure, proposing a creative answer to the puzzling question of where babies come from.
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Can't Catch Me!

Can't Catch Me!

Timothy Knapman ,  Simona Ciraolo

$24.99
Can't catch me! sang Jake. I'm the fastest mouse in the world! A wicked, wild read-aloud romp from Timothy Knapman, author of Soon, and Simona Ciraolo, winner of the Sebastian Walker Prize, this is the story of Jake... the fastest mouse there ever was. NO ONE can catch him. Not the fox, not the wolf, not even the bear. Can't catch me, teases Jake. I'm the fastest mouse in the world! But cunning Old Tom Cat has his eye on that sweet, young mouse for his dinner and he's got a plan...
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A Is for Anteater

A Is for Anteater

Ambelin Kwaymullina ,  Sarah Boese

$19.99
If I was an anteater I'd gobble termites with my sticky tongue But I'm not an anteater ... 

An alphabet book by celebrated Indigenous author Ambelin Kwaymullina.
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Tales of Troy and Greece

Tales of Troy and Greece

Andrew Lang

$14.99
The roars of the hungry Minotaur came nearer and nearer - his feet could be heard thundering along the echoing floor of the labyrinth...Meet the original heroes of Greece as they battle the mythical creatures that have inspired imaginations for thousands of years, from the Minotaur to Cyclops. Written by a Homeric expert, this condensed retelling of the Greek legends brings these ancient bestsellers to a new generation of fans. This edition is perfect for younger readers who want stories that are easy to read, without losing any of the thrilling detail, and includes classic Greek stories, from Perseus and Medusa to Theseus and the Minotaur, as well as more unusual ones, such as Ulysses and Calypso. This beautiful new edition has a stunning cover by Erica Williams.
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The Tree: An Environmental Fable

The Tree: An Environmental Fable

Neal Layton ,  Neal Layton

$16.99
A delightful picture book with a wonderful twist which encourages young children to think about the way animals and humans live side by side. The tree. Home to a family of birds in their nest, squirrels in their drey and rabbits in their burrow. But what happens to the animals when a man and woman decide to cut it down and use it for their dream house? Can the tree be home to both the animals and the humans? A simple yet fun and distinctive picture book, with a strong environmental message about the importance of respecting animal habitats, by the award-winning Neal Layton.
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Moo

Moo

Alison Lester

$12.99
I see a curious cow, her calf is staring too. What do you say, curious cow? Moo Moo Moo! Moo is part of a wonderful series by Alison Lester. Moo focuses on farm animals. Babies will respond to the rhythm of the text and the simple, colourful images, while toddlers will love joining in to make their own animal sounds.
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Marco's Maze Mission

Marco's Maze Mission

Lonely Planet Kids

$14.99
Get ready for an a-maze-ing mission around the world!

Brilliant but absent-minded photographer Geronimo Keats is back from the trip of a lifetime. The only problem is, his possessions... aren't! Time for young explorer Marco to swing into action and find his missing belongings - but he'll need your help!

Explore the world in this brilliant book of mazes brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. In Marco's Maze Mission tackle fiendish mazes and discover incredible facts on every page as you travel through Norway and New Zealand, Belize and beyond.

Packed with fun illustrations and a gorgeous two-colour palette, Marco's Maze Mission will provide hours of brain-boggling fun for children aged 7+.
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Ready, Steady, Hatch!

Ready, Steady, Hatch!

Ben Long ,  David Cornish

$24.95
Age range 2 to 5 years. Round and bright, and creamy white, amid the pumpkin patch, a clutch of eggs was sprouting legs. Ready, steady, hatch! Ten chicks are excited to discover the world outside their eggshells, but the smallest is soon separated from the rest. Where can she be? A rollicking adventure about curiosity, camaraderie and, above all, having a play along the way!
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Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd

Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd

Mary Losure

$24.99
A surprising true story of Isaac Newton's boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science. Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary's house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius living in a time before science as we know it existed, Isaac studied the few books he could get his hands on, built handmade machines, and experimented with alchemy - a process of chemical reactions that seemed, at the time, to be magical. Mary Losure's riveting narrative nonfiction account of Isaac's early life traces his development as a thinker from his childhood, in friendly prose that will capture the attention of today's budding scientists - as if by magic. Back matter includes an afterword, an author's note, source notes, a bibliography, and an index.
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Archie and the Bear

Archie and the Bear

Zanni Louise ,  David Mackintosh

$24.99
Archie has something to say, but no one is listening. So Archie leaves home... and discovers someone else with something to say. And because they both know how that feels, they both listen. This is a quirky story about being who you are (even when you're not), by Zanni Louise and with illustrations by the inimitably wonderful David Mackintosh.
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Up from the Sea

Up from the Sea

Leza Lowitz

$17.99
On the day the tsunami strikes, Kai loses nearly everyone and everything he cares about. But a trip to New York to meet kids whose lives were changed by 9/11 gives him new hope and the chance to look for his estranged American father. Visiting Ground Zero on its tenth anniversary, Kai learns that the only way to make something good come out of disaster is to return and rebuild.
 
Heartrending yet hopeful, Up from the Sea is a story about loss, survival, and starting anew.
 
Fans of Jewell Parker Rhodes's Ninth Ward and Karen Hesse's Out of the Dust will embrace this moving story. An author's note includes numerous sources detailing actual events portrayed in the story.
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The Book of Mistakes

The Book of Mistakes

Corinna Luyken ,  Corinna Luyken

$29.99
Zoom meets Beautiful Oops! in this memorable picture book debut about the creative process, and the way in which "mistakes" can blossom into inspiration

One eye was bigger than the other. That was a mistake.
The weird cat-cow-frog thing? Well, it made an excellent bush.
And the inky smudges... they look as though they were always meant to be leaves floating gently across the sky.

As one artist incorporates accidental splotches, spots, and misshapen things into her art, she transforms her piece in quirky and unexpected ways, taking readers on a journey through her process. Told in minimal, playful text, this story shows readers that even the biggest "mistakes" can be the source of the brightest ideas - and that, at the end of the day, we are all works in progress, too.

Fans of Peter Reynolds's Ish and Patrick McDonnell's A Perfectly Messed-Up Story will love the funny, poignant, completely unique storytelling of The Book of Mistakes. And, like Oh, The Places You'll Go!, it makes the perfect graduation gift, encouraging readers to have a positive outlook as they learn to face life's obstacles.
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What Noise Comes from a Giraffe?

What Noise Comes from a Giraffe?

Craig Maclean

$14.99
In the bestselling vein of Where Is the Green Sheep? comes a funny and fresh take on a classic animal concept that is sure to delight pre-schoolers. Ages 2+ 'We all know it's true, that a cow says, 'Moo!' But what noise comes from a giraffe?' From talented author-illustrator Craig MacLean comes a fresh and funny picture book that is sure to delight young children as they discover just what noise a giraffe makes... Ages 2+
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Pilfer Academy: A School So Bad It's Criminal

Pilfer Academy: A School So Bad It's Criminal

Lauren Magaziner

$16.99
Fans of Spy School, Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library and Roald Dahl will gobble up this hilarious story about a secret boarding school for thieves-in-training! Troublemaking George has never heard of Pilfer Academy, a top-secret school for training young crooks, until he's kidnapped as its newest student. Between disguise classes, cracking safes, and DIY gadgets, George becomes an expert bandit and finds true friendship with Tabitha, his new partner-in-crime. But everything is ruined when George realizes he's just too good-hearted to be a thief! Unfortunately, not thieving is not an option at Pilfer Academy. In order to gain their freedom, George and Tabitha must pull the biggest heist the school has ever seen and reveal their true colors not as thieves, but as kind (and, okay, mischievous) kids.
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Never Touch a Dinosaur

Never Touch a Dinosaur

Rosie Greening

$12.99
This dinosaur-themed touch-and-feel book is perfect for young children. Children will love reading the funny rhyme that warns of the dangers of touching a dinosaur, with innovative silicone touches feature throughout the book.
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Birds: Hello, World!

Birds: Hello, World!

Jill McDonald

$12.99
Hello, World! is a series designed to help parents introduce simple nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. Now even the youngest children can enjoy learning about the world around them. Every young child loves to look up at birds in the sky. Now they can learn all about a variety of birds - with colors, shapes, sizes, and super-simple facts (-Peck, peck, peck! This noisy woodpecker is looking for food inside a tree trunk.-). Told in simple terms and featuring bright, simple, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! makes learning easy for young children. And each page offers useful prompts for engaging with your child. It's a perfect way to bring natural science into the busy world of a toddler, where learning never stops.
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The Duck and the Darklings

The Duck and the Darklings

Stephen Michael King ,  Glenda Millard

$14.99
WINNER 2016 WA PREMIER'S BOOK AWARDS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS 
SHORT-LISTED 2015 CBCA PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 
SHORT-LISTED 2015 NSW PREMIER'S LITERARY AWARDS, PATRICIA WRIGHTSON PRIZE FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 

Grandpapa's eyes shine when he remembers the beauty of the world, long-ago. Peterboy wants to find something wonderful to bring the light to Grandpapa's eyes and keep it there. What he finds is a duck, wounded and broken, and Grandpapa mends her from top to tail; quack, waddle and wing! 
The Duck and the Darklings is a triumphant story, for children and adults, about the coming of hope in dark days, the warmth of friendship and the splendour of a new dawn.

Selected by the International Youth Library as a White Raven 2015 book.
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Moo and Moo and the Little Calf Too

Moo and Moo and the Little Calf Too

Jane Millton ,  Deborah Hinde

$17.99
During the massive 7.8M earthquake that hit New Zealand in November 2016 two cows and a calf were stranded on a two-metre high 'island' when their paddock slid and buckled 80 metres from its original position.Sensibly they stayed put and were rescued by farmers a day or so later. This story attracted huge media attention locally and around the world.It's an iconic story of bravery in the face of great adversity, and of helping others and protecting those around us. It's also emblematic of the laconic Kiwi sense of humour and the strength of the New Zealand spirit when faced with chaos and crisis. It's a light point in the midst of devastation.
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A Kiss for Little Bear

A Kiss for Little Bear

Else Holmelund Minarik ,  Maurice Sendak

$15.99
Too much kissing? Little Bear sends Grandmother a picture, and she likes it so much she asks Hen to take him a thank-you kiss. But Hen passes the kiss to Frog, who passes it to Cat, and on and on-will Little Bear ever get his kiss?
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Little Bear's Friend

Little Bear's Friend

Else Holmelund Minarik ,  Maurice Sendak

$15.99
One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad-until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!
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Little Bear's Visit

Little Bear's Visit

Else Holmelund Minarik ,  Maurice Sendak

$15.99
Little Bear likes to visit Grandmother and Grandfather Bear. He likes Grandfather's hat and Grandmother's cooking. But most of all, he loves to listen to their stories!
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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

$16.99
'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody - not really' When a scrawny, freckled girl with bright red hair arrives on Prince Edward Island, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are taken by surprise; they'd asked the orphanage for a quiet boy to help with the farmwork at Green Gables. But how can you reject a child like an unwanted parcel, especially when she tells you her life so far has been a 'perfect graveyard of unburied hopes'? So the beguiling chatterbox stays. Full of imagination, spark and spirit, it is not long before Anne Shirley wins their hearts.
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Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

L. M. Montgomery

$16.99
'Having adventures comes natural to some people,' said Anne serenely. 'You just have a gift for them or you haven't.' Five years ago, Anne arrived at Avonlea a skinny orphan without a friend in the world; now it would be impossible to imagine Green Gables without her. Anne's high spirits and warm heart have won her a family and friends who love her. But when she starts a job as a teacher at her old school, the real test of her character begins: at 'half past sixteen', she's not much older than her pupils and has a lot to prove. How can she inspire a love of learning in young minds - especially when some of her students are even naughtier than she ever was?
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Anne of the Island

Anne of the Island

L. M. Montgomery

$16.99
Anne leaves childhood behind as she moves from Green Gables to attend Richmond College. Her new life brings both adventures and tragedy, as well as new friends, including the handsome Roy Gardner. But her childhood friend Gilbert Blythe is also in Redmond, and his feelings for Anne turn from friendship to love... But what does Anne want for her future?
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Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War

Gaby Morgan

$14.99
Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the 'Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.
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Looking Up

Looking Up

Sally Murphy

$14.99
Pete is hoping - desperately hoping - for a telescope. There's nothing he wants more for his birthday. But when a mysterious card arrives in the mail, what Pete wants is turned totally upside down.
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Optimists Die First

Optimists Die First

Susin Nielsen

$19.99
Petula has avoided friendship and happiness ever since tragedy struck her family and took her beloved younger sister Maxine. Worse, Petula blames herself. If only she'd kept an eye on her sister, if only she'd sewn the button Maxine choked on better, if only... Now her anxiety is getting out of control, she is forced to attend the world's most hopeless art therapy class. But one day, in walks the Bionic Man: a charming, amazingly tall newcomer called Jacob, who is also an amputee. Petula's ready to freeze him out, just like she did with her former best friend, but when she's paired with Jacob for a class project, there's no denying they have brilliant ideas together - ideas like remaking Wuthering Heights with cats. But Petula and Jacob each have desperately painful secrets in their pasts - and when the truth comes out, there's no way Petula is ready for it.
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A Case in Any Case: Detective Gordon #3

A Case in Any Case: Detective Gordon #3

Ulf Nilsson ,  Gitte Spee

$15.99
Gordon is on vacation, and Buffy is the sole detective at the small police station in the forest. It is not easy for a police officer to be alone. Especially when there are strange noises outside the station at night. Buffy decides to seek out Gordon in his little cottage by the lake to ask for help. After all, two police think twice as well as one. Two police are twice as brave!
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Twice Upon a Time: A Very Good Very Bad Story

Twice Upon a Time: A Very Good Very Bad Story

James Norcliffe

$16.99
An enchanting story of a story, Twice Upon a Time is a charming junior fiction novel by award-winning writer James Norcliffe. What happens when you find yourself trapped inside a story? What happens if the only way out is to solve the riddles of the Very Bad Very Good Storyteller, Mr Aesop Sod? And where, oh where, is Pop? Ginny and her strange new friend, Digger Dagger, must navigate their way through this upside down, topsy turvy world where Don's Dairy has become Nod's Diary, the fish and chip shop is full of tropical fish tanks and wood chips, and the ghost train at the fun fair really is a ghost train. How will the story end? Will Ginny and Digger Dagger find the answers they need? Sometimes the answers are right there in front of you. Award-winning author James Norcliffe has written a delightful story full of wordplay, old-world charm and imagination, reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland.
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Bedtime Stories for 5 Year Olds

Bedtime Stories for 5 Year Olds

Helen Paiba

$14.99
Bedtime Stories for 5 Year Olds is a rich and varied selection of heart-warming stories, perfect for snuggling up with at bedtime, by some of the very best writers for children. Great for reading alone or reading aloud - and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Berlie Doherty, Dick King-Smith, Joan G. Robinson, Adele Geras and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun.
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Joke & Riddle Jackpot

Joke & Riddle Jackpot

Michael J. Pellowski

$9.99
Where does a clam go to lift weights? Mussel Beach! Joke-loving kids will hit the jackpot with this newly designed goldmine of gags, giggles and jests. It's filled to the brim with wacky humour and funny business. From robot dogs and their flea-mail to a farmer who watches ESP-Hen, every quip and pun is guaranteed to ignite some side-splitting laughter.
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Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods

Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods

Craig S. Phillips

$24.99
A cobbler girl tricks the Wawel Dragon, after all the king's knights fail... The Polar Bear King loses his skin... Momotaro, born from a peach, defies the ogres everyone else is too scared to face... Snow White and Rose Red make friends with a bear... From Poland to Iceland, Japan to Germany, these ten fairytales from across the globe re-told as comics will have you enthralled. Giants! Trolls! Witches! Beasts! You will encounter them all in this visual cornucopia of a book.
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The Fairy Dancers

The Fairy Dancers

Natalie Jane Prior ,  Cheryl Orsini

$16.99
For every little girl who loves to dance, comes this lavishly illustrated storybook from award-winning Australian author Natalie Jane Prior and much-loved illustrator Cheryl Orsini. Every Saturday, with a hop, a skip and a magical twirl, Mia, Emma and Grace turn into... fairy dancers! Enter their enchanted world of fun, friendship, fairy wings and dancing. Ages: 3-8
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Amazing Grace: An Adventure at Sea

Amazing Grace: An Adventure at Sea

Stephanie Owen Reeder

$24.99
This is an exciting tale of the courage of 16-year-old Grace Bussell, an ordinary teenage girl who is thrust into an extraordinary situation when a steamship runs aground near her home on the south-west coast of Australia in 1876. Using eyewitness accounts and other historical documents of the time, the author brings this compelling true story alive.

On the night that the Georgette leaves Fremantle, the ship starts taking on water. With the water rising, the situation becomes desperate and some of the passengers are herded onto a lifeboat, only to be thrown into the chilly water after the Georgette, struck by a huge wave, ploughs into the little boat. What follows is a story of acts of bravery, as frantic attempts to rescue the drowning are made.

When the Bussells hear the news of a ship that has run aground on the coast near their home, Grace doesn’t hesitate and leaps on her horse, riding for an hour to get to the sinking ship. There she and Sam, the family’s stockman, gallop into the wild surf to save the remaining crew and passengers.
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Lost!: A True Tale from the Bush

Lost!: A True Tale from the Bush

Stephanie Owen Reeder

$24.99
Age range 7 to 12. Now in new flexi-bound series edition! Tales of children lost in the bush have frightened and fascinated Australians public since colonial times. In August 1864, three children-Isaac aged nine, Jane aged seven and Frank aged three-survived nine long days and eight cold winter nights in the desolate scrub of the Wimmera region of west Victoria. The children walked for nearly 100 kilometres with no food and very little water. Against all odds, they were found alive. This is their inspiring story.
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Duck and Friends

Duck and Friends

Kenny Rettore

$14.99
A feast for baby’s senses!

The soft, fuzzy cover and cloth pages of the books in the Friends Cloth series feature vibrantly colored animals for baby to identify.

In Duck and Friends, a cheerful duck on the cover opens to reveal a cute cat, slithery snail, and others. A touch of the pages produces an irresistible crinkling sound and a shake reveals gentle rattling. Fabric tabs extending from each page provide more stimulation for little fingers as baby rubs, squeezes, and shakes this adorable book.
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Baby Sees: Sea

Baby Sees: Sea

Rettore

$14.99
Little ones will love everything about Sea, a bold, beautifully illustrated cloth book from the Baby Sees series that helps them learn about the big, bright world. A 3-D cover features the softest velour for babies to touch, and a mirror lets them see their own smiling faces! Inside, babies will find crinkly pages to hear (and feel) and lots of engaging illustrations of sea creatures, including a dolphin, starfish, crab, octopus, and more. Since newborns respond best to high contrast colors, this book features cute creatures in black, white, and red. These color combinations will captivate your baby while encouraging visual development and physical activity like wiggling, kicking, clapping, and waving.
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Creating a Web Site: Design and Build Your First Site

Creating a Web Site: Design and Build Your First Site

Greg Rickaby

$14.95
Speak to the world with your very own custom website!

Creating a Web Site is the kids' guide to learning basic website design! From planning to perfecting, this book walks you through the entire process of building your own website, with easy-to-read instructions and plenty of pictures every step of the way. Good planning saves you a ton of work, so you'll begin by getting your ideas out of your head and onto paper. Next, you'll find a template that already has the basic features you want, so you can start working on the fun stuff right away. You'll learn all the HTML and CSS you need to make your site look and act the way you want it to, and you'll learn how to add video, images, widgets, and more to make the design your very own! Before you know it, you'll have your own custom-built website showcasing your talents and interests for the world.

If you want your own website, why settle for a basic template that makes your page look like everyone else's? You don't need to build it from scratch?with a few simple lines of code, you can transform a basic template into the site of your dreams. This book shows you how to have fun from page one as you:

    * Figure out just what kind of site you want to build
    * Create a mood board to bring your ideas into reality
    * Choose your favorite template and customize it with CSS and HTML
    * Add widgets, pictures, video, and more to make your site your very own

Easy instruction with a dose of humor have made the For Dummies books a leading resource for adults around the globe. The Dummies Junior series brings that learning to kids, with projects designed specifically for your interests, skills, and abilities. Creating a Web Site helps you build your digital home base, with fun instruction every step of the way.
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Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Chris Riddell

$14.99
Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse is the beautifully illustrated winner of the Costa Children's Book Award. Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and, if she's honest, she's rather lonely. Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house and, together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael, the three children begin to unravel a dastardly plot that Maltravers, the mysterious indoor gamekeeper, is hatching. Ada and her friends must work together to foil Maltravers before it's too late!
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Secret Puzzle Book!

Secret Puzzle Book!

Sally Rippin

$9.99
Billie B Brown and her friends have started a Secret Mystery Club! Use this activity book to start your own club, learn how to be a detective, solve puzzles and save the day!

Includes:

    * Colouring pages
    * Codes
    * Fun facts
    * Find-a-word
    * Quizzes
    * Craft activities
    * Spot the differences
    * Recipes

96 pages of detective distractions to keep your Bille B Brown reader busy!

A Billie B Mystery is a six-book spin-off featuring the same cast of favourite characters from the best-selling Billie B Brown series. There are lots of mysteries to solve! Who lives in the spooky house at the end of the street? What do the coded messages say, and who is sending them?
Billie and her friends are going to find out!
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The Chinese Empire

The Chinese Empire

Ellis Roxburgh

$19.99
The Shang disappeared from history for millennia before chance discoveries in the early 20th century revealed a glimpse of China's first great dynasty. More than 3,500 years ago, the Shang created a state on the Yellow River from where they came to dominate an extensive empire. As this book reveals, over the last 100 years, historians have built a detailed picture of a highly sophisticated civilisation, which laid the foundations for much of modern Chinese life. Each book in the Great Empires series covers a particular empire or regional series of empires, charting its history from its rise to its eventual fall. Concise text and supporting boxes explore the reasons for the empire's success-and its failure-and explain the mechanics of governing the empire and the experience of living under it.
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The Indian Empire

The Indian Empire

Ellis Roxburgh

$19.99
India has been home to many great empires, but one of the greatest was one of the first. The Mauryans ruled India more than 2,000 years ago. They left few physical traces, however, and their remarkable achievements were largely forgotten. One name survived: Emperor Ashoka was celebrated for spreading the Buddhist faith in South Asia. This book reveals the full story of Ashoka, and the dynasty who ruled India for barely 130 years yet had an enduring influence on its history. A part of the Great Empires series which covers a particular empire or regional series of empires. Each title charts its history from its rise to its eventual fall. Concise text and supporting boxes explore the reasons for the empire's success-and its failure-and explain the mechanics of governing the empire and the experience of living under it.
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Mother Goose's Animal Rhymes

Mother Goose's Animal Rhymes

Axel Scheffler

$14.99
From Baa Baa Black Sheep to Mary Had a Little Lamb, these twelve classic nursery rhymes and traditional lullabies are beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. With a read-along CD that slots neatly into the cover, Mother Goose's Animal Rhymes is the perfect nursery rhymes book for families to share. Also available: Mother Goose's Action Rhymes, Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes, Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

Axel Scheffler

$14.99
From Humpty Dumpty to Jack and Jill, these twelve classic nursery rhymes and traditional lullabies are beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. With a read-along CD that slots neatly into the cover, Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes is the perfect nursery rhymes book for families to share. Also available: Mother Goose's Action Rhymes, Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes, Mother Goose's Animal Rhymes
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Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter

Gary D. Schmidt

$18.99
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. A heartbreaking story, narrated by twelve-year-old Jack, whose family is caring for fourteen-year-old Joseph. Joseph is misunderstood. He was incarcerated for trying to kill a teacher. Or so the rumours say. But Jack and his family see something others in town don't want to. What's more, Joseph has a daughter he's never seen. The two boys go on a journey through the bitter Maine winter to help Joseph find his baby - no matter the cost.
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I Am a Unicorn!

I Am a Unicorn!

Michaela Schuett

$24.99
Frog truly believes he is a unicorn. He has a rainbow-colored (clip on) tail, a pretty horn (party hat), and he can fly, too (on the swings). Goat keeps telling Frog he is NOT a unicorn. But when you truly believe - POOF, sometimes magic happens.
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Windfall

Windfall

Jennifer E. Smith

$14.99
Alice doesn't believe in luck, Alice believes in love. Mostly that she's been in love with her best friend, Teddy, for the last three years. When she buys him a lottery ticket for his birthday and he wins 32 million dollars, they are thrown together with the world at their feet. Teddy decides that he will spend his money committing random acts of kindness, and who better to go on that adventure with him than Alice? In the process they get to know themselves and each other better than they ever have before, but money can't buy you love...
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Ambulance, Ambulance!

Ambulance, Ambulance!

Sally Sutton ,  Brian Lovelock

$24.99
Bleep, bleep. Emergency! News just through: Crash, crash, there's been a crash. Lets go, crew! From Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock, the award-winning and bestselling creators of Roadworks, Demolition and Construction comes a reassuring, read-aloud exploration of the work of paramedics and ambulance crews. There's been a crash and the crew at the ambulance station jumps into action. Nee nar nee nar...They respond to the emergency call, attend to the injuries of a young boy who has fallen off his bike and then take him to the hospital for treatment. Nee nar nee nar...
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Beyond the Edge of the Map: Mapmaker Chronicles #4

Beyond the Edge of the Map: Mapmaker Chronicles #4

A. L. Tait

$14.99
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ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- You can't keep a good adventurer down, and this book follows the original Mapmaker Chronicles! Quinn has settled down onto the farm he won for his exploits, kept busy reproducing his wonderful map. He's starting to feel a little bit restless though, and his oldest brother is always spoiling for a fight. When Quinn escapes an attempted abduction, he learns that other kingdoms are interested in his abilities, and so his King and his former captain decide to send him out into the unknown away from their enemies. Quinn and two unlikely companions are entrusted to distant cousin Lord Thornten's care, and sail out into the unmapped seas - and of course, plots are discovered, dangers faced, and adventures embarked upon! A rollicking read which those who have read the first three books should thoroughly enjoy! Lindy Jones

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Quinn is back! He finished his race around the world and is living a quiet life on the family farm, until he discovers that the King's enemies want to capture him. Quinn is forced to go on the run, taking to the high seas once more. Can he survive when he is double-crossed and left for dead? BEYOND THE EDGE OF THE MAP is another thrilling adventure from A.L. Tait in the bestselling Mapmaker Chronicles.
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Animal 123

Animal 123

Britta Teckentrup ,  Britta Teckentrup

$14.99
Lift the flaps to reveal the hidden animals as you count from 1 to 10, gorgeously illustrated by Britt Teckentrup. Learn to count and make some friends along the way with wriggly snakes, marching elephants, creeping bears and dancing dragonflies. Britta Teckentrup's gorgeous illustrations are brought to life in this colourful book, which has a surprise around every corner
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Stanley

Stanley

Colin Thompson

$14.99
From the creator of FEARLESS comes a new canine tale. '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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Also an Octopus

Also an Octopus

Maggie Tokuda-Hall ,  Benji Davies

$16.99
Every story starts with nothing, so... why not an octopus who wants to fly in a spaceship? A delightfully meta picture book that will set imaginations soaring. From Benji Davies, the illustrator of The Storm Whale and Grandad's Island, comes a metafictive story about... how to build a story! First, a story needs a character. So why not a ukulele-playing octopus? And since this is a story, the octopus has to want something - maybe it dreams of travelling to faraway galaxies in a purple spaceship. But every character needs an obstacle to overcome, and when the octopus sets out to build its own spaceship out of glue, umbrellas, glitter and waffles... well, he doesn't have much luck. Could there be another character that could help? Debut author Maggie Tokuda-Hall sets up a funny, smart and warm-hearted story all about storytelling, then hands the baton to imaginative readers, who will be more than prepared to take it away.
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Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door

Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door

P. L. Travers

$14.99
Two slim volumes now published as one, with plenty of stories about the world-famous nanny! Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane Going to the Park for a supper picnic proves to be more than just the expected treat when Mary Poppins is around! The strangest people turn up, and Jane and Michael have a wonderful time. Mary Poppins and the House Next Door Luti, the child who comes to live at No. 18 Cherry Tree Lane with Mr Banks's much-feared elderly Governess, longs to go home to the South Seas. So Mary Poppins takes him and the Banks children on a spectacular trip to the Man-in-the-Moon!
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Naondel: Red Abbey Chronicles #2

Naondel: Red Abbey Chronicles #2

Maria Turtschaninoff

$19.99
In the opulent palace of Ohaddin, women have one purpose - to obey. Some were brought here as girls, captured and enslaved; some as servants; some as wives. All of them must do what the Master tells them, for he wields a deadly and secret power. But the women have powers too. One is a healer. One can control dreams. One is a warrior. One can see everything that is coming. In their golden prison, the women wait. They plan. They write down their stories. They dream of a refuge, a safe place where girls can be free. And, finally, when the moon glows red, they will have their revenge.
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Not What it Seems

Not What it Seems

Paula Vasquez

$22.99
In the pages of this book nothing is what it seems: an elephant trunk, deer antlers, and a kangaroo pouch become unexpected and curious objects. Look carefully and you'll see a shower, a clothes hanger, and a shopping cart. You just have to look at things from a different point of view, and use a little bit of imagination. Parents will love introducing their little ones to Vasquez's illustrated animals, and sharing the wonderful things make-believe can do. Paula Vasquez, an avowed artist from childhood, studied graphic design at the Universidad Catolica de Chile, and honed her illustration skills with a post-graduate diploma in Finis Terrae University. She continued her studies at EINA Escola de Disseny i Art in Barcelona, Spain. She currently lives in Santiago de Chile writing and illustrating children's picture books.
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Goose Goes to School (Book & CD)

Goose Goes to School (Book & CD)

Laura Wall

$16.99
BILL ODDIE READS GOOSE GOES TO SCHOOL
 
When Sophie plans a surprise party for Goose's birthday, nothing quite goes to plan!

An enchanting story about an unusual and heart-warming friendship. 
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Happy Birthday Goose (Book & CD)

Happy Birthday Goose (Book & CD)

Laura Wall

$16.99
BILL ODDIE READS HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GOOSE

When Sophie plans a surprise party for Goose's birthday, nothing quite goes to plan!

An enchanting story about an unusual and heart-warming friendship.
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Hamish and the Gravity Burp

Hamish and the Gravity Burp

Danny Wallace ,  Jamie Littler

$14.99
Another hilarious adventure from bestselling author Danny Wallace, perfect for fans of David Walliams, Roald Dahl, David Baddiel and David Solomons!

This may look like just a completely and utterly ordinary book. But it’s not. This book knows something terrifying: that the people of Earth face their gravest, grimmest threat yet!

When Hamish arrives home to find his mum and his brother lying flat on their backs ON THE CEILING, he knows there’s something seriously wrong (again) in the town of Starkley. What is the strange burping noise he keeps hearing? Why are weird seeds suddenly falling from the sky? And should he be worried about the odd woman with a cone around her neck?

All Hamish and his gang the PDF can be sure of is that an adventure is coming.

And that means two things:

    * You have to be prepared
    * You have to prepare a sandwich
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Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

Laurie Wallmark ,  Katy Wu

$24.99
Meet Grace Hopper: the woman who revolutionised computer coding, coined the term 'computer bug' and taught computers to 'speak English. An ace inventor and groundbreaker, Grace Hopper transformed the world of computer science. This book tells the inspirational story of this amazing woman with a passion for maths, an insatiable curiosity and the firm belief that it's easier to ask for forgiveness than...to get permission.
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Taller and Shorter

Taller and Shorter

Fiona Watt ,  Rachel Wells

$14.99
This delightful board book is full of much-loved animals from the bestselling That's not my... series. Who is taller - Panda or Hippo? Is Meerkat shorter than Duck? And who is the tallest animal of all? With holes to peep through and a fold-out final page to reveal the tallest animal, this is an entertaining introduction to the concept of height.
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The Girl of Glass

The Girl of Glass

Holly Webb

$14.99
An enchanting tale of magic, friendship and adventure for readers aged 9 and up - from bestselling author, Holly Webb.

Mariana lives with her family on the Venetian island of Murano - famed for its artists who create masterpieces from glass. But when Mariana's little sister, Eliza, dies their father decides to use his glassmaking skill - and a dash of magic - to create a girl of glass in Eliza's image.

The remarkable glass doll, who sings, dances and talks, draws attention wherever she goes, and soon Mariana is famous for having the magical glass sister. But as the glass girl takes on more and more of Eliza's personality, Mariana begins to suspect that there is more than just magic at play. Could the girl of glass be her sister's ghost made real?

The Magical Venice books are all share the same beautiful setting, but can be read as standalone stories. The series includes: The Water Horse, The Mermaid's Sister, The Maskmasker's Daughter, and The Girl of Glass.

Discover more by Holly Webb with her Rose and Lily series - also filled with magical adventures.
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Squishy Taylor and the Silver Suitcase

Squishy Taylor and the Silver Suitcase

Ailsa Wild ,  Ben Wood

$12.99
Modern Family meets Harriet the Spy in this hilariously fun mystery series!

Sita ‘Squishy’ Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge – and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like...

    * What kind of scientist wears red sneakers?
    * How can summer be fun if you don’t go to the beach?
    * Why is rainbow cake so delicious?
    * Who would try to smuggle rare birds?

A hilarious junior fiction book series from Australian author Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions quicker than a ninja-gazelle!

Australian superstar Squishy Taylor is a curious, likeable and instantly relatable hero for ALL kids aged 6 and up. She’s part of a blended family – a new kind of normal for so many kids, whether it’s a Modern Family or more of a Brady Bunch. Between nightly Skype-chats with her mum (who lives in Geneva), dealing with a noisy baby at home, sharing a room with her two new ‘bonus sisters’, and getting to know her new stepmum, there’s always a new challenge or exciting mystery to solve. 
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Queens of Geek

Queens of Geek

Jen Wilde

$16.99
Charlie likes to stand out. She's a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to show fans she's over her public breakup with co-star Reese Ryan. When internet famous cool girl actress Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie's long-time crush on her isn't as one-sided as she thought. Taylor likes to blend in. Her brain is wired differently, making her fear change. And there's one thing in her life she knows will never change: her friendship with her best guy friend Jamie - no matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about a fan contest for her favorite fandom, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it safe.
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Dinosaur Boo! The Deinonychus

Dinosaur Boo! The Deinonychus

Jeanne Willis

$14.99
How do you go back to a life you can’t remember? Find out in this follow up to the New York Times bestselling The Program and The Treatment.

Tatum Masterson never went through The Program. She never had her memory stripped, never had to fight to remain herself. But when Weston, her longtime boyfriend and love of her life, was taken by handlers, she hoped he’d remember her somehow—that their love would be strong enough.

It wasn’t.

Like all returners, Weston came back a blank canvas. The years he and Tatum spent together were forgotten, as well as the week when he mysteriously disappeared before The Program came for him.

Regardless of his memory loss, Tatum fights to get Weston to remember her. And just as they start to build a new love, they hear about the Adjustment—a new therapy that implants memories from a donor. Despite the risks, Tatum and Weston agree to go through the process. Tatum donates her memories from their time together.

But the problem with memories is that they are all a matter of perspective. So although Weston can now remember dating Tatum, his emotions don’t match the experiences. And this discrepancy is slowly starting to unravel him, worse than anything The Program could have done.

And as the truth of their life together becomes clear, Tatum will have to decide if she loves Weston enough to let him go, or to continue to live the lie they’d build together.

Prepare for your Adjustment.
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Dinosaur Roar! The Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dinosaur Roar! The Tyrannosaurus Rex

Jeanne Willis

$14.99
The World of Dinosaur Roar! is a brand new collectable series of books created by Peter Curtis and produced in association with the Natural History Museum in London. Inspired by the classic picture book Dinosaur Roar! by Paul Stickland and Henrietta Stickland, this colourful series introduces a range of authentic dinosaur characters to very young children. The wonderful rhyming text has been written by award-winning author Jeanne Willis, and introduces Dinosaur Roar and various other dinosaur characters in a story suitable for the very youngest children. Very funny, and great to read aloud, Dinosaur Roar! The Tyrannosaurus rex has been approved by the Department of Earth Sciences at the Natural History Museum in London, and the book includes a spread of simple dinosaur facts and a pronunciation guide.
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The Adjustment

The Adjustment

Suzanne Young

$17.99
How do you go back to a life you can’t remember? Find out in this follow up to the New York Times bestselling The Program and The Treatment.

Tatum Masterson never went through The Program. She never had her memory stripped, never had to fight to remain herself. But when Weston, her longtime boyfriend and love of her life, was taken by handlers, she hoped he’d remember her somehow - that their love would be strong enough.

It wasn’t.

Like all returners, Weston came back a blank canvas. The years he and Tatum spent together were forgotten, as well as the week when he mysteriously disappeared before The Program came for him.

Regardless of his memory loss, Tatum fights to get Weston to remember her. And just as they start to build a new love, they hear about the Adjustment - a new therapy that implants memories from a donor. Despite the risks, Tatum and Weston agree to go through the process. Tatum donates her memories from their time together.

But the problem with memories is that they are all a matter of perspective. So although Weston can now remember dating Tatum, his emotions don’t match the experiences. And this discrepancy is slowly starting to unravel him, worse than anything The Program could have done.

And as the truth of their life together becomes clear, Tatum will have to decide if she loves Weston enough to let him go, or to continue to live the lie they’d build together.

Prepare for your Adjustment.
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Woof!

Woof!

Harriet Ziefert ,  Sami

$14.99
The very youngest of babies will love this black-and-white board book. Flip the foam-filled, die-cut pages to turn one animal into another, from cat to dog to lamb to mouse, and finally to BABY! Babies will learn to associate the animal sounds with the nine animals featured in this stylish, designed-for-newborns book.
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