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Arthur Bee Has a Secret by Shaun Millea, illustrated by Carole Chevalier - £7.99
Arthur Bee has a secret!   It's a secret that he's too embarrassed to talk about. It's secret that bees aren't expected to have, and the whole beehive is affected.   How will Queen Bee react when she finds out Arthur's secret? ... more
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The Tale of Angelino Brown by David Almond, illustrated by Alex T. Smith - £6.99
A warm and witty tale from a master storyteller, author of Carnegie Medal-winning Skellig and internationally bestseller The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas.   Bert and Betty Brown have got themselves a little angel. Bert found him in his top pocke ... more
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Listen to the Music from Around the World (Board Book) by Marion Billet - £7.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this stunning new addition to the popular Listen to the... board book series.  Aimed at the very young, this book has a button on every spread, which triggers one of six different types of instrumen ... more
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Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin, illustrated by Lauren Tobia - £6.99
Bouquets of babies sweet to hold: cocoa-brown, cinnamon, and honey gold. Ginger-coloured babies, peaches and cream, too – splendid skin for me, splendid skin for you! A delightfully rhythmical read-aloud text is paired with bright, bustling art fro ... more
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Little Feminist Board Book Set by Lydia Ortiz and Emily Kleinman - £12.99
Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorfully illustrated portraits of real women who have made a historical impact on the world.   Illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman introduce children to these im ... more
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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor - £10.99
Affectionately dubbed "the Nigerian Harry Potter," Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world.  Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are Afr ... more
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My Feminist ABC (Board Book) by Irene Pizzolante - £6.99
A board book written and illustrated for the next generation of feminists.   E is for Equal Rights, F is for Feminism, G is for Girl Power and also for Grit. This inspiring board book teaches little ones an esteemed alphabet of female (and hu ... more
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Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins - £14.99
Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement — a collection of stories about changemakers to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers.   Jamia Wilson has careful ... more
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The Wooden Camel by Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani - £7.99
*NOMINATED FOR THE KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2018* *21 MUST READS for EMPATHY by EmpathyLabUK and The Sunday Times* *SLJ Books to Celebrate Black History Month*   Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older broth ... more
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The Gruffalo Spring and Summer Nature Trail by Julia Donaldson - £7.99
Calling all nature explorers! Grab your wellies and learn all about the natural world around you with this colourful spotter guide. The Gruffalo Spring and Summer Nature Trail is packed with fun spring and summer themed outdoor activities and hundred ... more
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Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter - £17.99
A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. "This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generati ... more
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The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler - £7.99
Fifteen-year-old Virginia feels like a fat, awkward outsider in her perfect family, especially next to her golden-boy big brother Byron. She's got a lot to deal with – her weight, her best friend moving away, the mean girls at school – not to men ... more
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Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women by Adam and Lisa Murphy - £9.99
The second amazing thematic Corpse Talk book - all about the most amazing women from history ever!  Adam Murphy interviews the dead famous women who changed the world - getting their stories straight from the corpses' mouths! Reading Corpse Talk ... more
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How to Say 'I Love You' in 5 Languages (Board Book) by Kenard Pak - £8.99
Learn to say 'I Love You' in French, Japanese, Mandarin, English and Spanish with this fun press and listen board book.  Meet a child from each country who loves a different person, from George in England who loves his dog, to Jia in China who l ... more
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Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell - £11.95
A spellbinding story about the magic of books for children aged 3+   Franklin the dragon loves stories and loves reading stories to people too, but everyone is too scared to even look at him. One day he meets a girl named Luna who, far from be ... more
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The Drum by Ken Wilson-Max, illustrated by Catell Ronca - £9.99
This is the drum. This is the beat. Clap your hands. Stomp your feet!  Babies love song, rhythm and dance. Come along and step to the beat in Tiny Owl’s new Children. Music. Life. series created by the award-winning picture book author and art ... more
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Women in Sport: Fifty Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win by Rachel Ignotofsky - £12.99
This book is filled with stories of women who achieved their greatest dreams - women who pushed themselves to the limit, did the impossible and became legends.  Women in Sport celebrates the success of the tough, bold and fearless women who p ... more
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison - £12.99
This beautifully illustrated book introduces reader of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.   Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundari ... more
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Neon Leon by Jane Clarke, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup - £6.99
Everyone knows that chameleons are the best at fitting in. But not Leon. Leon is neon! In fact, he’s SO bright that he keeps all the other chameleons awake at night. But poor Leon is lonely, so he goes off in search of somewhere he can blend in.&nb ... more
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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 by Elana Favilli and Francesca Cavallo - £25.00
The sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, inspiring girls around the world to dream bigger, aim higher and fight harder.  Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 is a entirely new collection of one hundred bedtime stories that celebrate ... more
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Far-Flung Adventures: Hugo Pepper by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell - £6.99
A brilliantly inventive, fabulously illustrated addition to the Far-Flung Adventure series from the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator team, Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell.   Set in the same world as Fergus Crane and Corby Floo ... more
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Far-Flung Adventures: Corby Flood by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell - £6.99
Corby Flood and her family are about to set sail on the rather ramshackle cruise ship, the S.S. Euphonia. Her boisterous brothers might not have noticed that anything is wrong, but Corby is highly observant and has a lot of time for note-taking and e ... more
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Everyone by Christopher Silas Neal - £6.99
Happy one moment and sad the next – everyone has feelings.   A first book of mindfulness and feelings, award-winning illustrator Christopher Silas Neal invites young readers to explore how we feel what we feel, and how everyone else feels i ... more
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Vanilla Ice Cream by Bob Graham - £6.99
The story of a traveller free to go where he pleases, of a journey, and of how life can take wild and curious paths.   Endorsed by Amnesty International.   In this beautifully illustrated story, Bob Graham shows how all the creatures a ... more
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Little Red Reading Hood by Lucy Rowland, illustrated by Ben Mantle - £6.99
Whilst leaving footpaths should NEVER be done, Straying from stories is all sorts of fun!   Little Red Reading Hood LOVES reading books and making up stories of her own. When she meets a cunning wolf while on her way to the library, he ... more
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Zoey and Sassafras: Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro, illustrated by Marian Lindsay - £4.99
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure -- the Zoey and Sassafras series has something for everyone! Easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page make this series perfect for a wide range of ages.   In this first ... more
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The Last Polar Bears by Harry Horse - £4.99
Grandfather is off on an expedition to the North Pole to find the Last Polar Bears and with him goes Roo - a dog of character and strong views. The intrepid explorers set sail on the good ship Unsinkable and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. &n ... more
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Kick by Mitch Johnson - £6.99
Budi's plan is simple. He's going to be a star.  Budi's going to play for the greatest team on earth, instead of sweating over each stitch he sews, each football boot he makes.   But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down. ... more
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Wild by Emily Hughes - £6.99
Wild is the story of a little girl who has known nothing but nature from birth. Bears taught her to eat, birds to speak, foxes to play; she is unabashedly, irrefutably, irrepressibly Wild.  That is, until one day she meets a new animal that look ... more
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Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard - £6.99
Darkus is miserable. His dad has disappeared, and now he is living next door to the most disgusting neighbours ever.   A giant beetle called Baxter comes to his rescue. But can the two solve the mystery of his dad’s disappearance, especially ... more
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Dreaming the Bear by Mimi Thebo - £6.99
"When I get up, there's nobody home. Even Mum has gone out. The note says, 'I have to check my emails. I'll snowmobile to the meltline and be back soon. XX Mummy'. And I think, 'Good. I can feed my bear...'"   Darcy's life was never exactly ... more
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A Werewolf Named Oliver James by Nicholas John Frith - £6.99
On his way home one moonlit night, a strange thing happens to Oliver James: he unexpectedly turns into a werewolf! Suddenly, he can run faster than an express train! He can leap higher than tall buildings! He’s stronger than a lion! There’s only ... more
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What Would She Do? Real-Life Stories of 25 Rebel Women Who Changed the World by Kay Woodward - £9.99
Meet 25 of the most powerful and inspirational women of all time. From historical world leaders to modern pioneers and international muses, these are the incredible life stories of women from around the world to inspire and empower. Created by an all ... more
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Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst - £6.99
Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title in the UK market in 2017. Thi ... more
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Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls - £7.99
Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote.   Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she ... more
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Star in the Jar by Sam Hay and Sarah Massini - £6.99
An enchanting bedtime story for toddlers, perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers' How To Catch a Star.   Up high, in the dark, dark sky... a message: LOST, ONE SMALL STAR.   When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a ... more
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We're All Works of Art by Mark Sperring, illustrated by Rose Blake - £6.99
Our bodies might all differ in shape, and form, and frame, but think how dull the world would be if we were all the same...   Celebrate difference and diversity with this wonderful and beautiful book that tells children it’s OK to be differe ... more
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The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson - £6.99
Why is Nate hiding in a forest – alone, frightened and friendless? Is there a light in this darkness? A magical, mysterious tale by the author of The Goldfish Boy. One to break your heart/dampen your tissues over and over again!   Nate and ... more
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We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty - £7.99
All families are different - and yet in many ways the same!   This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share. ... more
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Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona - £13.50
Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm!  When Kamala discover ... more
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The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton - £11.99
This surreal modern folk-tale tells the story of an adventurous young girl who must protect a peaceful living creature.   Erin is fascinated by the stories of Black Rock: a huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near ... more
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The Explorer by Katherine Rundell, illustrated by Hannah Horn - £7.99
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2017   From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name ... more
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Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek - £6.99
Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard his crew rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly on the way to visit her granny!  Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia- ... more
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Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler - £6.99
When being a flying dragon just isn’t cool enough, what do you do? You become a flying doctor!   Sunburnt mermaids, distressed unicorns and sneezy lions? They’re all in a day’s work for Zog and his high-flying friends! Princess Pearl gi ... more
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Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke - £9.99
Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.   When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shoc ... more
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The Turkey That Voted For Christmas by Madeleine Cook, illustrated by Samara Hardy - £6.99
Timmy Turkey would love to see Christmas come to Pear Tree Farm. But how can that happen when all his family always vote 'NO'?  Timmy leads a brilliant campaign. But how will the animals vote? And how will they escape Farmer Carver's turkey twiz ... more
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A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Aitch - £12.99
Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckl ... more
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Bah! Humbug! by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross - £10.99
Utterly heartwarming! A seasonal classic brought up to date by two giants of kids’ fiction.   Can a school play of A Christmas Carol help Harry’s dad to find the spirit of Christmas? Harry Gruber is feeling pretty nervous – and not just ... more
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Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig - £12.99
LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN!  It isn’t always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas.   For one thing, Elf School can be annoying when yo ... more
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The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig - £6.99
JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC  If magic has a beginning, can it also have an end?   When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask - Father Christmas.  But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Fath ... more
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Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Marta Antelo - £9.99
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, 'The Mother of the Freedom Movement', in this inspiring story.   In this true story of an inspiring civil rights activist, Rosa Parks grew up during seg ... more
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