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Looking-Glass Girl by Cathy Cassidy - £6.99
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, a compelling modern-day re-imagining of Alice's story by every girl's favourite author, Cathy Cassidy.  Alice is thrilled when Savannah invites her to a Wonderland-themed sleepover; she's ... more
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I Am Henry Finch by Alexis Deacon, illustrated By Viviane Schwarz - £6.99
From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference.   For budding philosophers of all ages, this is the uplifting story of Henry Finch the loveable little ... more
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Pass It On by Sophy Henn - £6.99
A joyful and uplifting picture book about finding happiness in the smallest of things, from picture book star Sophy Henn - World Book Day illustrator and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. ... more
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Footpath Flowers by JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith - £11.99
In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encount ... more
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The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith - £14.99
From an award-winning designer comes an original fable about need and loss.   Once there was a Fox who lived in a deep, dense forest. For as long as Fox could remember, his only friend had been Star, who lit the forest paths each night. But th ... more
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Ten Little Dinosaurs by Mike Brownlow, illustrated by Simon Rickerty - £6.99
A stomping, chomping dinosaur romp from the creators of the multi-award-winning, bestselling Ten Little Pirates.   Ten little dinosaurs set off in search of adventure. But what will the ten little dinosaurs do when then meet a grumpy tricerato ... more
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Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson - £7.99
Meet Hilda. She can never sit still for long without setting off on another adventure. Join her in discovering a magical new universe!   While on an expedition to seek out the magical creatures of the mountains around her home, Hilda spots a ... more
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Letters to a Young Generation 2: 17 Inspirational Letters to the Next Generation of Women by Amanda Wilson - £6.99
In this new book of letters, 17 women share their experiences of growing up in the UK as a black female. Heartfelt and honest, they offer words of wisdom and encouragement to the next generation. Contributions from: Sinitta, Bianca Miller, Ms Dynamit ... more
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Bird by Beatriz Martin Vidal - £12.99
As one journey ends, another begins. The moment is coming. Be ready. To start a new path, to grow up, to change, to rise to the occasion.  This stunning wordless picture book by Beatriz Martin Vidal brings us up to the moment of a child's flight, as ... more
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The Usborne Little Children's Space Activity Book by Rebecca Gilpin - £6.99
An out-of-this-world activity book packed with puzzles, things to spot, colouring, drawing and doodle activities. Little children can add sticker planets to the Solar System, draw a rocket blasting into space, colour an alien birthday party and lots ... more
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A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould - £12.99
You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.  It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible.  A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow, and a boy called Nikolas, who isn't a ... more
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Refuge by Anne Booth, illustrated by Sam Usher - £7.99
A timely and timeless retelling of the Christmas story, inspired by refugee children everywhere.   This book was published in support of refugees and £5 from the sale of each book will go to War Child. "A book to share with a lump in your t ... more
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The Rookie Yearbook Four by Tavi Gevinson (Editor) - £19.99
Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you’re sick of havin ... more
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Demon Dentist by David Walliams - £6.99
The latest jaw-achingly funny, number-one bestselling novel from David Walliams - now out in paperback. Make your appointment if you dare...  Darkness had come to the town. Strange things were happening in the dead of night. Children would put ... more
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Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales by Justin Richards, illustrated by David Wardle - £12.99
We are all stories, in the end . . .   A stunning illustrated collection of fifteen dark and ancient fairy tales from the world of Doctor Who.   These captivating stories include mysterious myths and legends about heroes and monsters of ... more
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Five Children on the Western Front (Inspired by E. Nesbit's Five Children and It Stories) by Kate Saunders - £6.99
An incredible, heart-wrenching sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, set on the eve of the First World War.  The five children have grown up - war will change their lives for ever.   Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, ... more
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The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrell Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton - £10.99
The eagerly awaited new stand-alone novel from multi-award-winning author and scriptwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, with illustrations throughout by Steven Lenton.  Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious story from Frank Cottrell Boy ... more
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A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond - £6.99
I'm the one who's left behind. I'm the one to tell the tale. I knew them both... knew how they lived and how they died.   Claire is Ella Grey's best friend. She's there when the whirlwind arrives on the scene: catapulted into a North East landscape ... more
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling - £4.99
As featured in the first year set texts reading list in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an extensive introduction to the magical beasts that exist in the magical, non-Muggle world.   Some o ... more
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Five Bedtime Poems for Children by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell - £4.95
Five fabulous bedtime poems to ensure the sweetest dreams for your children.  Includes a sticker, bookmark and a page for children to write their own poems. With colour illustrations throughout by Amy Blackwell.   Poems by: Charlotte Druitt C ... more
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Take Away the A by Michaël Escoffier - £7.99
A word totally transforms if you take away just one letter – without the A, the beast is best. Without the W, the witch has an itch! This is an alphabet book like no other. An irreverant exploration not only of letters in their alphabetic order, but ... more
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The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris - £10.99
This very beautiful and lyrical extended version of the fairy tale 'The Wild Swans' by Hans Christian Andersen is the much anticipated companion to East of the Sun, West of the Moon.  With strong characterisation of the heroine and also with mor ... more
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Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day by Chris Riddell - £9.99
Doodle every day with Chris Riddell!  There's a doodle to be done every day of the year in this brilliant book from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell - packed full of inspiration for everyone from colouring-mad kids to paint-curious parents.&nb ... more
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Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne - £7.99
All Evie wants is to be normal. And now that she's almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the-girl-who-went-nuts, there's only one thing left to tick off her list...   But relationships can mess with anyone's head - ... more
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Amazing Grace (25th Anniversary Edition) by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch - £12.99
Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he w ... more
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Fright Club by Ethan Long - £6.99
Only the SCARIEST monsters are allowed in Fright Club (members include Fran K. Stein and Sandy Witch). So when a cute little bunny announces he wants to join everybody laughs at him. Poor old bunny. If only they knew you don't have to be a monster to ... more
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What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss, illustrated by Tim Hopgood - £8.99
A truly special book featuring the lyrics from What a Wonderful World, accompanied by beautiful illustrations from Tim Hopgood.   Bursting with joy, colour, and optimism, this is the perfect gift for every child.  First recorded in 19 ... more
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National Theatre: All About Theatre by National Theatre - £14.99
Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as "a brilliant introduction to theatre", this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made.  The book is packed with interviews with famous directors and actors, l ... more
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Northern Lights: The Graphic Novel - Volume One by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Clément Oubrerie - £12.99
‘Without this child, we shall all die.’   Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart ... more
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An English Year: Twelve Months in the Life of England's Kids by Tania McCartney & Tina Snerling - £7.95
Meet Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George — English children representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our beautiful country. They will take you through a year in the life of English kids, from celebrations to tradition ... more
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The Moon Dragons by Dyan Sheldon, illustrated by Gary Blythe - £6.99
When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him.  The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, ... more
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Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright by Chris Riddell - £10.99
More from Ada and her friends at Ghastly-Gorm Hall in the third book in the Goth Girl series, sequel to Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse and Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death   People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to ... more
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Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray - £7.99
This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826.   A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir ... more
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Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories by R J Palacio - £7.99
WONDER tells the story of Auggie Pullman: an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him.   AUGGIE & ME is a new side to the WONDER story: three new chapters ... more
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How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel by Wendy Meddour, illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown Petrie - £7.99
With the wind in his hair, and blowing his hooter, Along came the prince on the back of a scooter. “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, please let down your hair!” Called the prince from down on the bottom stair... But Rapunzel just sat – As still as a wall; ... more
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Max at Night by Ed Vere - £6.99
This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight...   Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find th ... more
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I'm a Girl! by Yasmeen Ismail - £6.99
I'm supposed to be made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But I'm sweet and sour and not a little flower.   I am a girl! I am a girl! I am a girl!   The girl in this book likes to win, she likes to be spontaneous, fast and str ... more
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Danger is Still Everywhere: Beware of the Dog by David O'Doherty, illustrated by Chris Judge - £7.99
Will Docter Noel Zone's second book tell you how to combat a CROCUUM*? YES   And reveal the secrets of the world's greatest (and only) Dangerologist? THAT TOO   Has he written it yet? NO   Is it because he's hiding in a wardrobe? MAYBE   Doct ... more
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Book by David Miles - £9.95
In a world dazzled by the latest gadgets and mesmerized by Internet videos, the humble book seems like the most ordinary thing that could be. And perhaps it is — until you learn to look closer . . . and closer . . . and closer . . . and you’re sudden ... more
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The Mousehole Cat by Antonia Barber, illustrated by Nicola Bayley - £6.99
A much-anticipated, beautiful new edition of a modern classic, this is the stunningly illustrated story of the seaside village of Mousehole Cornwall, where Mowzer the cat lives happily with old fisherman Tom - Tom who rocks the rocking chair just rig ... more
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Silver Buttons by Bob Graham - £6.99
Multiple award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator Bob Graham beautifully captures a world vision in one solitary moment.  From the multiple award-winning author-illustrator of How to Heal a Broken Wing and A Bus Called Heaven, comes a p ... more
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Quest by Aaron Becker - £7.99
Aaron Becker, creator of the stunning Journey, presents the next chapter in his luminous wordless fantasy.  Two friends in a city park are startled by the sudden and magical appearance of a king, who thrusts into their hands a map and some stra ... more
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Fill-Me-In by Moose Allain - £9.99
An original fill-me-in journal from the World of Moose, packed with ideas and complex illustrations to spark your creative imagination.  Playful drawings and simple prompts invite creators of all ages to not only colour, but draw, imagine and fi ... more
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My Pet Book by Bob Staake - £6.99
Most pets are cats and dogs, but what do you do if you want a different kind of pet, one that doesn’t meow or bark? Bob Staake’s exuberant tale of a little boy and the pet of his dreams will appeal to anyone whose best friends are... books!   ... more
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Animalium Activity Book by Katie Scott - £8.99
Following the best-selling Animalium, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and animal lovers.  Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad act ... more
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Noughts and Crosses (Graphic Novel version) by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by John Aggs - £12.99
Callum is a nought - an inferior white citizen in a society controlled by the black Crosses.   Sephy is a Cross - and the daughter of one of the most powerful, ruthless men in the country.   In their hostile, violent world, noughts and ... more
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A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Mark Hearld - £12.99
An exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature.   From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book – part poetry, part scrap ... more
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Grandad's Island by Benji Davies - £6.99
After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill, this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent.  Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sens ... more
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Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes - £9.99
In the hardship of war, everything is rationed – except true friendship. From much-loved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling wartime adventure set during the Liverpool Blitz.  Liverpool, 1940: thirteen-year-old Joan’s home is under threat ... more
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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story by Michaela and Elaine DePrince - £7.99
Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela is mistr ... more
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George and the Unbreakable Code by Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking - £6.99
George and his best friend Annie haven't had any space adventures for a while and they're missing the excitement. But not for long . . .   Seriously strange things start happening. Banks are handing out free money; supermarkets can't charge fo ... more
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