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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY
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  • James Yang

    A Boy Named Isamu

    $31.00

    How can they be so heavy? Would they float if they had no weight? Winner of the Theordor Seuss Geisel Award in 2020 for Stop! Bot!, James Yang imagines a day in the boyhood of Japanese American artist, Isamu Noguchi. Wandering through an outdoor market, through the forest, and then by the ocean, Isamu sees things through the eyes of a young artist... but also in a way that many children will relate. Stones look like birds. And birds look like stones. Through colorful artwork and exquisite tex...

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  • Jolene Tan

    A Certain Exposure

    $18.00

    Satirical and sympathetic, political and personal, A Certain Exposure traces the adolescences of twin brothers Andrew and Brian, culminating in the explosive events leading to Andrew’s tragic death. This is a classic coming-of-age tale doubled across two vividly individual brothers, who struggle to navigate a complex tangle of relationships and coercive forces, cinematically interwoven with the yearnings and fears of an ensemble of mothers, fathers, cousins, friends and lovers both false and ...

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    Charles Dickens

    A Christmas Carol

    $21.00

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, Scrooge learns to love Christmas and the people all around him. Hardback: 144 PagesProduct Dimensions: 138 x 204 mmISBN: 9780241411193 Published by Puffin Books

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  • Abigail Balfe

    A Different Sort Of Normal

    $19.00

    I'm not like the other children in my class... and that's an actual scientific FACT. Hi! My name is Abigail, and I'm autistic. But I didn't know I was autistic until I was an adult-sort-of-person. This is my true story of growing up in the confusing 'normal' world, all the while missing some Very Important Information about myself. There'll be scary moments involving toilets and crowded trains, heart-warming tales of cats and pianos, and funny memories including my dad and a mysterious tub of...

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    Ingela P. Arrhenius

    A Forest's Seasons

    $15.00

    Escape into a magical world with this adorable Bookscape Board Book! Discover a forest's seasons in this one-of-a-kind book. Each uniquely shaped page overlaps with the next to create a complete landscape when closed-and an immersive world to explore with each turn of the page when open. Delightfully petite and chunky, this book begs to be picked up thanks to its tactile, toylike quality. With simple concept-based text and jubilant illustrations, A Forest's Seasons provides a light introducti...

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  • Mary Richards and David Schweitzer

    A History Of Music For Children

    $32.00

    Illustrated by Rose Blake Following on from the success of the award-winning A History of Pictures for Children comes this introduction to the history of music that takes children on a musical journey around the world. Readers will meet along the way a diverse cast of composers, musicians and performers who all make music in different ways in a variety of different genres, from Bach to Billie Eilish, Mozart to Miriam Makeba. Why do we make music? Which instruments make up a classical orchestr...

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    David Hockney and Martin Gayford

    A History Of Pictures For Children

    $26.00

    A History of Pictures for Children takes readers on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras. Based on the bestselling book for adults, this children's edition of A History of Pictures is told through conversations between the artist David Hockney and the author Martin Gayford, who talk about art with inspiring simplicity and clarity. Rose Blake's illustrations illuminate the narratives of both authors to ...

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  • Lynette Wan

    A Kummy Story: Juno

    $16.00

    Have you ever heard of the Kummies? They are plant people who live on a fruit farm. They look identical, think alike and do the same thing every other day. Juno, a Kummy who looks a little different from the rest, chooses to be the exception - something most of us stay away from. An unexpected trip and fierce summer heat upset the Kummies' routine, leaving them with no choice but to seek help from Juno. How can Juno help? Will the Kummies embrace change? The Kummies are about to embark on the...

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    Ayang Cempaka

    A Ladybird Book: Animal Habitats

    $10.00

    The natural home of an animal is known as its habitat and animals have adapted to live and survive in different environments around the world - from the marshlands of England to the outback of Australia. Animal Habitats takes readers from the depths of the ocean to the heights of the mountain tundra and beyond as they explore the many different environments around the world and the fascinating creatures that call these environments their home. You can build your own encyclopedia with A Ladybi...

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  • Stephanie Fizer Coleman

    A Ladybird Book: Baby Animals

    $10.00

    In the animal kingdom, the first year of life can be the most difficult and the most dangerous. Baby animals grow and change every day and have to learn quickly in order to survive. Baby Animals shows readers the amazing and unique ways babies are born in the animal kingdom - from eggs and pregnant fathers to magical marsupial pouches. In this book, you'll learn the power of imprinting and discover how babies learn to survive in the wild. You can build your own encyclopedia with A Ladybird Bo...

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  • Amber Davenport

    A Ladybird Book: Sea Creatures

    $10.00

    The ocean is the largest habitat on Earth. It covers over seventy per cent of the planet's surface and is home over 200,000 animal species. Sea Creatures takes readers from the coastline to the ocean depths. In this book, you'll visit mudflats, tropical coral reefs and icy Arctic waters to discover some of the amazing marine creatures that call the ocean home. You can build your own encyclopedia with A Ladybird Book: the collectable series for curious kids. Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimension...

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  • Elizabeth Jenner

    A Ladybird Book: The Human Body

    $10.00

    Every human being is different and yet we are made from the same building blocks. Beneath the skin's surface are bones, tissues, muscles and cells that work together to help us live, breathe, move and feel. The Human Body is an accessible introduction to the human body, from the tiny cells to the intricate organ systems. It looks at how everything works together to help us live, breathe, move and feel. Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 118 x 176 mmISBN: 9780241416983 Published by Ladybird

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  • Stuart Atkinson

    A Ladybird Book: The Solar System

    $10.00

    Looking up at the sky on a clear night, you might see shining stars, a bright moon and mysterious coloured dots but there many more secrets hiding out in space. The Solar System takes readers on a journey from the Earth's surface, through the atmosphere and out into space as you travel from centre of the universe to discover the stars, planets, moons and comets that call our solar system home. Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 118 x 176 mmISBN: 9780241417133 Published by Ladybird

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  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

    A Little Princess

    $24.00

    Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father gain, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for hard work and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and genorosity are all the riches she truly needs?Hardback: 320 PagesProduct Dimensions: 138 x 184 mmISBN: 9780147513991Published by Puffin Books

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    Ingela P. Arrhenius

    A Marvelous Museum

    $15.00

    Escape into a magical world with this adorable Bookscape Board Book! Discover a a museum's exhibits in this one-of-a-kind book. Each uniquely shaped page overlaps with the next to create a complete landscape when closed-and an immersive world to explore with each turn of the page when open. Delightfully petite and chunky, this book begs to be picked up thanks to its tactile, toylike quality. With simple concept-based text and jubilant illustrations, A Marvelous Museum provides a light introdu...

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    Cynthia Kadohata

    A Place To Belong

    $15.00

    illustrated by Julia Kuo A Japanese American family, reeling from their ill treatment in the Japanese imprisonment camps, gives up their American citizenship to move back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation wreaked by the atomic bomb in this piercing and all too relevant look at the aftermath of World War II by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata. World War II has ended, but while America has won the war, twelve-year-old Hanako feels lost. To her, the world, and her world, seems irrevocabl...

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    Kate Albus

    A Place To Hang The Moon

    $30.00

    It is 1940 and William, 12, Edmund, 11, and Anna, 9, aren’t terribly upset by the death of the not-so-grandmotherly grandmother who has taken care of them since their parents died. But the children do need a guardian, and in the dark days of World War II London, those are in short supply, especially if they hope to stay together. Could the mass wartime evacuation of children from London to the countryside be the answer? It’s a preposterous plan, but off they go– keeping their predicament a se...

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    Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of Maths

    $21.00

    Maths + history + jokes - boring bits = A Quick History of Maths. This book begins around 43,000 years ago with a notched baboon leg, the Lebombo bone (the very first mathematical object in the world) and rushes us past Hindu numerals and the invention of zero, via Pythagoras, Pascal and probability, right up to the present day, with big dataand the maths that rules our digital lives. Geometri-cool! You will discover: How to count on your fingers (there are more ways than you might think!) Wh...

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    Clive Gifford and Michael Young

    A Quick History Of Money

    $21.00

    Why is a GBP5 note worth GBP5? Where do coins come from? What do banks actually do? All this and so much more is answered in A Quick History of Money, a crash course from cash cows to cryptocurrency. Money might sound all grown-up and serious, but the history of buying, selling, saving and stealing is full of crazy stories and unbelievable facts. A Quick History of Money is here to show you the silly side, as well as give you the lowdown on the important stuff like interest, stocks and shares...

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  • Clive Gifford and Steve Gavan

    A Quick History Of Politics

    $21.00

    How did ancient people make decisions? How do the people in power stay in power? Why did Karl Marx have to go without trousers? A Quick History of Politics answers these questions and more, taking a ride through time from plutocrats to people power. What do you think of when you hear 'politics'? Is it grey-haired men in suits, shouting at each other in a weird room? Well, you're partly right... but there's also a whole lot of crazy stories and weird history in the political world. A Quick His...

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  • Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of The Universe

    $21.00

    Strap in for a rip-roaring ride through the history of the universe, starting with the Big Bang, and bringing us right up to present day. What was the universe like when it was a few seconds old? How had it changed by its millionth birthday? And when did time even start, for that matter?! The story of the last 13.8 billion years in one handy volume, you can read about the start of stars, the growth of galaxies and the production of planets. Plus, there are some great dad jokes. Hold on tight....

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  • Bill Bryson

    A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything

    $32.00

    Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something? Or thought about how we can weigh the earth? Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe? Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book - a journey from the centre of the planet to the dawn of the dinosaurs, and everything in between. And discover our own incredible journey, from single cell to civilisation, including the brilliant (and sometimes very bizarre) scientists who helped us find out the how and ...

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    Kim Smith

    A Rugrats Chanukah

    $32.00

    In time for the Rugrats’ 30th anniversary, the beloved Chanukah Special is now a delightful picture book for readers of all ages! On the eighth night of Chanukah, Grandma Minka reads aloud a story about the meaning of the holiday to Tommy, Chuckie, Lil, Phil, and Angelica. The babies imagine themselves as the characters in the story, but then Grandma stops reading to make latkes, and the ending is left unknown. Soon they’re all off to the synagogue, where Grandpa Boris is acting in the Chanuk...

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  • Jordan Melic

    A Tree To Take Us Up To Heaven

    $19.00

    Kueny isn’t much of a worrier, except maybe when it comes to her father, the Custodian of a Thousand Generations, whose soul is hanging by a thread. But when her brother, Ah Ti, inherits the throne and smashes the Watercress Elixir that preserves her family’s heavenly reign, her worries take on a whole new dimension. Left with no choice, the siblings set out in search of a new home, embarking on a perilous journey that takes them through 14th century Majapahit and 19th century Malaya, where t...

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    Angela McAllister

    A World Full Of Animal Stories

    $26.00

    Illustrated by Aitch Prepare for a story time like no other as you delve into this beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories featuring tales about your favourite animals from every corner of the globe. This anthology of animal stories brings together the most loved animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckling, Why the Swallow's Tail is Forked and the story of Ananse and the Python. Lively retellings from best-selling author Angela McAl...

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    DK

    A World Full Of Poems

    $42.00

    A gorgeously illustrated introduction to poetry for children, featuring poems about everything from science, sports, and space, to friendship, family, and feelings. This thoughtfully crafted anthology is perfect for children new to verse and for young poetry fans seeking out new favorites. Explore poetry from a diverse selection of contemporary and historical poets, covering a broad range of topics--from personal subjects like emotions and family, to the wonders of the natural environment. Ca...

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    Angela McAllister

    A World Full Of Spooky Stories

    $26.00

    Illustrated by Madalina Andronic Feel your pulse race and your skin tingle as you turn the pages of this spine chilling anthology of spooky stories from around the world. Read all about the fearsome witch Baba Yaga, the serpent woman from Spain, the rescue of Tam Lin from the bewitching Queen of the Fairies, how Father Death gets caught in the Enchanted Apple Tree, and the waterdwelling Bunyip from Australia. Make sure you have your candle ready as it's sure to be a long night... This gorgeou...

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  • Madeleine L'Engle

    A Wrinkle In Time

    $16.00

    When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on an evil planet where all life is enslaved by a huge pulsating brain known as 'It'. How Charles, his sister Meg and friend Calvin find and free his father makes this a very special and exciting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, which all the way through is dominated by the funny and mysterious trio of guardian angels known as Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which.Paperback: 288 Pag...

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  • Angela McAllister

    A Year Full Of Stories

    $23.00

    Illustrated by Christopher Corr Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world! Turn the pages and get lost in a year full of stories as you journey around the world reading tale after tale to keep story time alive from one end of the year to the other. This rich resource collects together folk tales from home and legends and myths from distant lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events and internation...

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  • Stephanie Ho

    ABC Kiam Chye Char Loti

    $19.00

    Welcome to ABC Kiam Chye Char Loti. For this edition, we've invited the usual suspects to bring you through the quirks of our "national language" in Singlish!Trace our Uniquely Singapore culture through these catchphrases and explore the ways in which various languages are used and reinvented. This is possibly the most passionate project by Math Paper Press to date.Hardback: 56 PagesProduct Dimensions: 180 x 170 mmISBN: 9789811150852Published by Math Paper Press

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  • Darren Lim

    Ace Agent Spycat And The Flying Sidekick

    $12.00

    Illustrated by Lai Hui Li Follow the FELINE agents as they jet off to Boracay to stop the villainous penguin king Blackwing from destroying the island. Ace Agent Spycat, a new action-packed adventure series, recounts the crime-fighting escapades of Spycat, a Singaporean agent extraordinaire, with the First Enforcement League for Inter-National Emergencies, better known as FELINE. Spycat is sent all over the world, on missions of utmost importance, to solve crimes committed by international vi...

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  • Darren Lim

    Ace Agent Spycat And The Mayonnaise Mayhem

    $12.00

    Illustrated by Lai Hui Li Fasten your seatbelts and join the FELINE agents on a mission of international importance. The Finders Keepers, master thieves and twins, are stealing famous landmarks from around the world! They must be stopped before all is lost. It’s a task for none other than Ace Agent Spycat and his partner, Rockcat. But things get a little sticky when the Finders Keepers discover that Ace Agent Spycat has a secret. Now, the mayhem begins! Paperback: 220 PagesProduct Dimensions:...

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  • E. Lockhart

    Again Again

    $16.50

    When Adelaide Buchman's younger brother succumbs to a drug overdose, she saves his life. In the aftermath, looking for distraction, she becomes a stylish, bright charmer who blows off school and falls madly in love - even though her heart is shattered. Adelaide is catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times while finally confronting her brother, their history, and her own strength. A raw and funny story that will surprise you ov...

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  • Linda Locke and James Wolf

    Agnes And Her Amazing Orchid

    $14.00

    Illustrated by Muhammad Noh Arjuna In the 1800s, a girl named Agnes Joaquim was passionate about plants. She learned to grow cool-weather European vegetables in the heat of Singapore. As she grew up, she collected many prizes for her plants. One day, after many trials and difficulty, she created a brand-new orchid. She showed it to an orchid expert named Henry Ridley, who officially named the flower the Vanda Miss Joaquim. This is the story of how one woman's ingenuity and determination creat...

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    Lewis Carroll

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    $17.00

    On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Queen! Lost in this fantasy land, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute... Paperback: 160 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 178 mmISBN: 9780241430651 Published by Puffin Books

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  • Poppy Bishop

    Alice's Wonderland Tea Party

    $29.00

    illustrated by Laura Brenlla Alice wants her tea party to be perfect. Not silly like the Mad Hatter's. No growing or shrinking, or - WAIT a MINUTE! Where has the Cheshire Cat gone? And why is everyone upside down? A lift-the-flap and peep-hole adventure!Paperback: 24 PagesProduct Dimensions: 250 x 285 mmISBN: 9781848699533Published by Little Tiger Press

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    Yvan Pommaux

    All Of Us

    $50.00

    This book is about our history. Not the history of kings, queens, chiefs, emirs, great moguls, emperors, tsars, presidents, or dictators, but our own: the history of the men, women, and children who peopled the earth. It is a long story that began more than one hundred and fifty thousand years ago and continues today. Despite dark times, wars, and conflicts, we invented, worked, created extraordinary things, and transformed the world. Although we were often led to turn against one another, we...

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  • Veronica Roth

    Allegiant

    $17.00

    The thrilling third book in the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and a beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and scarred by loss. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits sh...

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    Christopher Franceschelli

    Alphablock

    $29.00

    With thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, children and parents will enjoy this peek-through guessing game around the letterform itself. Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at I's ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at F's fish. As readers interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letter's physicality-angles, holes, and curves, both front and back. With Peskimo's animated, stylish ...

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    David W. Miles, Stephanie Miles and Christin Farley

    Alphatrain

    $22.00

    All aboard the Alphatrain! This adorable two-in-one board book features beautifully illustrated animals for every letter of the alphabet and can be read page-by-page as a lap book or be unfolded into a 42 train! (Perfect for play time or room decor!) In addition to the animals, each whimsically designed train car includes fun objects for each letter: Bear eats a banana, Elephant listens to earphones, and Fox wears a fez (of course). As a bonus, the back of each page lists the words of each hi...

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  • Gene Luen Yang

    American Born Chinese

    $25.00

    A tour-de-force by New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he's the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Danny's life ...

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    Ben Hoare

    An Anthology Of Intriguing Animals

    $34.00

    This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the world is revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The storybook descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing animal facts, such as why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects itself from predators, as well as some of the stories and myths surrounding their favorite beasts. ...

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  • Iris Volant

    Ancient Warriors

    $29.00

    illustrated by Joe Lillington Ever wondered what the first weapons were made from, or how the ancient Mongol warriors defeated the great armies of China? Famous battles, brave generals, and ingenious weapons all come alive in this exciting illustrated book. Tracing the history of warriors from the Stone Age all the way up to the Crusades, fascinating facts and insights from the battlefield are revealed alongside illustrations by Joe Lillington.Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 245 x 305 m...

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  • Iris Volant

    Ancient Wonders

    $29.00

    illustrated by Avalon Nuovo No one knows quite who decided the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. But thrilling accounts of their wonder have left us yearning to know more about their great mysteries. Go on a journey across the world and through time, and explore these and many more impressive monuments through stunning artwork by debut talent Avalon Nuovo.Hardback: 64 PagesProduct Dimensions: 245 x 305 mmISBN: 9781912497140Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • David Long

    Ancient World Magnified

    $34.00

    Illustrated by Andy Rowland Travel through time, grab your magnifying glass and seek out incredible facts about ancient history in this search-and-find adventure, packed with over 200 things to spot! Spanning continents and covering thousands of years, this fun, lively book shows how the people of these vanished civilisations lived and how their societies evolved. Explore the lives of ancient Greek Gods, meet fearsome gladiators from ancient Rome and uncover the mystery of the Aztecs. Explore...

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  • Joan Negrescolor

    Animal City

    $32.00

    Nina journeys to a secret jungle city populated by animals, plants, and lost objects. The reason for her visit: story hour, where a book's power holds the wild in thrall. The animals are eager for stories about space, the sea, and other worlds. But their favorite story of all is the one told here: a story about a mysterious place, laden with legend and lore, and now overtaken by nature. Five Pantone colors infuse each illustrated spread with a vibrant, electric energy, making this powerful ce...

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    L. M. Montgomery

    Anne Of Green Gables

    $24.00

    Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.Hardback: 464 PagesProduct Dimensions: 138 x 184 mmISBN: 9780147514004Published by Puffin Books

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    Joe Todd-Stanton

    Arthur And The Golden Rope

    $17.00

    Welcome to Professor Brownstone’s vault – containing ancient relics from around the world, all collected by his famous ancestors! Follow the epic journey of Brownstone’s earliest ancestor, Arthur, and travel back to the age of the Vikings where this bookish young adventurer must find the courage to save his village and defeat the mighty beast Fenrir… Paperback: 56 PagesProduct Dimensions: 215 x 295 mmISBN: 9781911171690 Published by Flying Eye Books

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