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  • Joe Todd-Stanton

    Marcy And The Riddle Of The Sphinx

    $17.00

    Buried amongst the treasures in Professor Brownstone’s vault, lie his most prized possessions – a humble collection of books. Filled with stories from his ancestors, they contain tales of fearless fighters, unlikely heroes and legends from years gone by. Many years have passed since the tale of Arthur and the Golden Rope and Arthur is now a world-famous adventurer. If only his daughter Marcy shared his enthusiasm for exploration… Determined to bring out Marcy’s adventurous side, Arthur sets o...

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  • Chris Edison

    Marie Curious, Girl Genius: Rescues A Rock Star

    $13.00

    50% Girl power + 50% Genius = 100% Awesome! A brilliant new series with a heroine who uses her science smarts - and her girl squad - to save the world from evil, one invention at a time. Marie is reunited with her geek girl friends when Sterling Vance invites them to present their winning invention at a big tech fair in London. There, the four young female scientists befriend a young pop star, whose tour Vance is sponsoring. She's unhappy with the way her management is making her try to be so...

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  • Chris Edison

    Marie Curious, Girl Genius: Saves the World

    $13.00

    50% Girl power + 50% Genius = 100% Awesome! A brilliant new series with a heroine who uses her science smarts - and her girl squad - to save the world from evil, one invention at a time. Young inventor Marie can't believe her luck - she's spending her summer holidays in California, at the high-tech headquarters of Vance Corps! She and the other super-clever campers get to build robots, do super-cool science experiments and test out awesome gadgets. But not everyone is a happy camper... Someon...

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  • Chris Edison

    Marie Curious, Girl Genius: Undercover Gamer

    $13.00

    50% Girl + 50% Genius = 100% Awesome! A brilliant new series with a heroine who uses her smarts - and her girl squad - to save the world from evil, one invention at a time. Marie's apprenticeship with tech giant Sterling Vance has already been a crazy adventure, from saving the world from a deadly computer virus to rescuing a global pop star, Marie thought she'd seen it all. But now Marie must face her most difficult challenge yet - going undercover! When Vance invests in a multi-million doll...

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  • Sally Rippin

    Mary Has The Best Pet

    $8.50

    Illustrated by Chris Kennett You shouldn't bring a pet to school. But Mary's pet is super cool! You're not supposed to bring your pet to the School of Monsters if you haven't fed them yet. But Mary LOVES her little pet! Surely it will be OK to sneak him inside her hat just for the morning... Welcome to the School of Monsters: the funniest, silliest and most accessible series for first readers! Start by reading only the last word on every line and work your way up to reading the whole story. W...

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  • Melanie J. Fishbane

    Maud

    $19.00

    Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Maud to her friends -- has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. But living with her grandparents on Prince Edward Island, she worries that this dream will never come true. Her grandfather has strong opinions about a woman's place in the world, and they do not include spending good money on college. Luckily, she has a teacher to believe in her and good friends to support her, including Nate, the Baptist ...

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  • Susie Day

    Max Kowalski Didn't Mean It

    $15.00

    Max wants to be just like his dad - fun, loud and strong. Instead, he always seems to be accidentally getting into fights and breaking things. But when his dad starts bringing home mysterious boxes, even more mysterious wads of cash starts turning up. Then Dad disappears. And it's up to Max to look after his sisters until he comes home. When they run away to a remote village in Wales, he's convinced that no one will find them. He's Max Kowalski. Of course he can look after three kids with no ...

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  • Rachele Aragno

    Mel The Chosen

    $22.00

    In this magical middle-grade graphic novel, nothing is more dangerous than a wish come true. More than anything, Mel wants to be a grown-up, and to make her own decisions, instead of having her parents pick what she wears, where they live, what they have for dinner, and where she goes to school. Then Mel gets the chance to travel to a magical world, where she can make her own choices and return all grown up. But what happens when you get older without living your life along the way? Enchantin...

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  • Ning Cai

    Metamorphosis

    $16.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-November 2021. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. The third book in the bestselling YA mystery trilogy about a teenage savant on the trail of her family’s killer, from the multi-talented Ning Cai, international magic celebrity and author. Since teen savant Maxine Schooling awoke from a coma to the news that her entire family had been murdered, she has l...

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  • Low Ying Ping

    Midnight At Mount Emily

    $12.00

    When Elena discovers that she might not actually be a Time Keeper, and is instead a Midnight Warrior, she suffers from a deep identity crisis. Together with her best friend Patsy Goh, she once again travels back in time to her mother’s teenage years, where she attempts to prevent her mother from meeting her father, in order to save them from a disastrous marriage. But can they really change the past? Paperback: 186 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9789814757188 Published by Epigram ...

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  • David Line

    Mike And Me

    $20.00

    "My heart practically stopped. I felt myself freeze up. Two of them, then. One coming up the stairs; one below." There was just one piece of evidence those greedy, ruthless speculators needed to get rid of. And that was the roll of film that Jim Woolcott and his cousin Mike and just discovered. There had already been a burglary and a coshing to prove the hired thugs would stop at nothing. But the film had to be preserved, and it was up to Jim and Mike to stop it falling into the hands of that...

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  • Ning Cai

    Misdirection

    $16.00

    When parkour champion Maxine Schooling wakes from a three-year coma, she has no memory of how her parents and little brother were killed the night she was attacked. Using her new-found photographic memory, she covertly helps her hacker BFF with the police investigation of a savage serial killer on the loose. In her race to track down the Singapore Spectre, Max finds herself embroiled in a conspiracy involving stage illusions, a secret exposé, and a controversial megachurch headed by a powerfu...

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  • Arthur Ransome

    Missee Lee

    $18.00

    The Swallows, Amazons and Captain Flint don't pay much heed to the harbourmaster's friendly warning as they set off for China. They are on a round-the-world voyage aboard the Wild Cat and it's been plain sailing for a hundred ports. But when Gibber, the ship's monkey, accidentally sinks their faithful boat things take a serious turn for the worse. Separated, captured, miles from home, the Swallows and Amazons are about to meet their fate and the pirate who holds it: the legendary Missee Lee.....

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  • Asad Latif

    Mister HDB

    $14.00

    Illustrated by Lee Xin Li How does a spoilt young boy and party-going dandy become the man who housed a nation? Discover the passion that drives Lim Kim San from his comfortable, carefree life into a mission that would change Singapore forever. Paperback: 32 PagesProduct Dimensions: 210 x 260 mmISBN: 9789814655781 Published by Epigram Books

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  • Low Ying Ping

    Mount Emily

    $12.00

    While digging around their school’s backyard in search of an urbanlegend, Patsy Goh and her best friend Elena are whisked back in time to 1987. Trapped in their mums’ 13-year-old bodies, the duo race against the clock to hunt down the magical time crystal that got them in this mess, before the evil Midnight Warriors find it and cause a time crisis that could destroy all of existence. Paperback: 154 PagesProduct Dimensions: 130 x 200 mmISBN: 9789814655934 Published by Epigram Books

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  • Low Ying Ping

    Mount Emily Revisited

    $12.00

    Patsy Goh and her best friend Elena Tan travel back to 1988 again. This time, they’re on a mission to save their friends who have been kidnapped by a member of the Midnight Warriors cult. Patsy also makes a startling discovery about herself that might just change her life forever… Mount Emily Revisited is the second in a series of books which centre on two time-traveling 13-year-old students at Mount Emily Girls’ School. The books feature time travel with a strong focus on female teen friends...

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  • Vivian Teo

    My BFF Is An Alien

    $12.00

    Meet Abriana Yeo, 13, awkward and friendless. Meet Octavia Wu, a graceful teenage alien with superpowers. Forced to flee her home planet Viridis after an invasion by "The Others", another alien species, Octavia and her parents crash-land in the Singapore heartland. Pretending to be a foreign student, Octavia enters secondary one and befriends Abriana, who then helps her in her quest to find the Anteris, a missing element the alien family needs if they want to return to Viridis to help in the ...

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  • Vivian Teo

    My BFF Is An Alien: Sabotage

    $12.00

    The Viridians have won the war and Octavia keeps her promise to Abriana and returns to Singapore. This time she’s accompanied by a trusted General who’s tasked to ensure that Octavia—the future ruler of Viridis—is safe. When the two BFFs are together, things don’t stay calm for long. In the sequel, a chance encounter with a wild boar is captured on video by a mysterious stranger and the footage ends up on the internet... and goes viral! Who is responsible and can the BFFs get the video down b...

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  • Vivian Teo

    My BFF Is An Alien: Turbulence

    $12.00

    Secondary Three is turning out to be a great year for Abriana and Octavia. Abri’s standing at BTSGS receives a boost after she wins a major writing competition, and Octavia’s a rising star in the school’s tennis team. But when the BFFs encounter a strange waterspout - part of a barrage of severe weather events happening around the world - the girls suspect The Others are responsible. But their investigation is hampered by an accident that reignites a feud with the mean girls, while a schoolgi...

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  • Sam Hay

    Night Of The Howling Hound

    $12.00

    Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Joe is off on a school trip to an adventure camp, and he can't wait to put Uncle Charlie's survival tips into practice! But it's not long before he's visited by Dexter, a scruffy-looking dog, with a howling tale of woe. Dexter doesn't want his owner feeling guilty for his death, but it'll be hard for Joe to intervene this time - it turns out that the owner is Joe's headmaste...

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  • T. S. Eliot

    Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats

    $25.00

    Illustrated by Edward Gorey Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad... The whimsical 1982 Old Possum's illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new poetry edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger...

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  • Charles Dickens

    Oliver Twist

    $17.00

    After Oliver Twist asks nasty Mr Bumble for more food, he has to flee the workhouse for the streets of London. Here he meets the Artful Dodger, who leads him to Fagin and his gang of pickpockets. When a thieving mission goes wrong, Oliver narrowly avoids prison and finds himself in the care of kind Mr Brownlow. But Fagin and the brutal Bill Sikes go in search of the young orphan, determined to drag him back... Paperback: 400 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 178 mmISBN: 9780241430644 Published b...

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  • Cecile Brun and Olivier Pichard

    Onibi

    $22.00

    Onibi: Diary of a Yokai Ghost Hunter follows the adventures of two young foreigners as they travel to a remote and mysterious corner of Japan. Along the way, they purchase an old camera that has the unique ability to capture images of Japan's invisible spirit world. Armed with their magical camera, they explore the countryside and meet people who tell them about the forgotten ghosts, ghouls and demons who lie in wait ready to play tricks on them. These Yokai, or supernatural beings, are somet...

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  • Jasmine Warga

    Other Words For Home

    $14.00

    Jude never thought she'd be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. The American movies that Jude has always loved haven't quite prepared her for starting school in the US-and her new label of "Middle Eastern," an identity she's never known before. But this li...

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  • Lou Kuenzler

    Our Beautiful Game

    $17.00

    A hundred years before the Lionesses, Lily Parr, Alice Woods and their teammates were proudly playing their beloved, exciting and skilful game. They can take our ball, but they can never stop the game. As men were sent to fight in the war, women and girls took their place in munitions factories. Football became a favourite pastime and, before long, they were creating all-female sides and playing public matches to sell-out crowds, overshadowing the men's football. Despite drawing crowds of 50,...

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  • Sarah Ann Juckes

    Outside

    $17.00

    Here's the thing about being Inside. Ain't no one believes that they are. Ele has never been Outside, but she knows it exists - she just has to prove it. Her whole world is Inside. Trapped with her books and the Others and Him. She has never seen a tree or felt the rain but that's about to change. Ele's getting out. For good.Paperback: 288 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780241330753Published by Penguin Books

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  • Anna James

    Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Paola Escobar Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop,Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventure...

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  • Anna James

    Pages & Co.: The Lost Fairy Tales

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Paola Escobar Tilly and her best friend Oskar are bookwanderers: a remarkable group of people who, using the magical power of books, can travel inside any story they choose. But on a wintry visit to Paris, the friends wander inside a book of fairy tales to find that peculiar things are happening: characters are getting lost, stories are all mixed up, and mysterious plot holes are opening without warning... It's up to Tilly and Oskar to figure out what--or who--is behind the cha...

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  • Anna James

    Pages & Co.: The Map Of Stories

    $15.00

    Tilly and Oskar embark on an impromptu trip to the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, in search of an elusive group of bookwanderers called the Archivists, who they believe are the key to restoring the balance and saving the British Underlibrary. Along the way, the friends realize that something strange is happening in the world of bookwandering: books are disappearing, people are forgetting their favorite stories, and stories are trying to drag Tilly into them. With a mysterious set of c...

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  • Mary H. K. Choi

    Permanent Record

    $16.00

    On paper, college dropout Pablo Rind doesn't have a whole lot going for him. His graveyard shift at a twenty-four-hour deli in Brooklyn is a struggle. Plus, he's up to his eyeballs in credit card debt. Never mind the state of his student loans. Pop juggernaut Leanna Smart has enough social media followers to populate whole continents. The brand is unstoppable. She graduated from child stardom to become an international icon and her adult life is a queasy blur of private planes, aspirational h...

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  • Sally Rippin

    Pete's Big Feet

    $8.50

    Illustrated by Chris Kennett Today it's sports day in the sun. But do you think that Pete can run? Ever since Pete tripped over his long legs and enormous feet, he refuses to run races with the other monsters. But what happens when Jamie Lee gets stuck in the mud down the well? It will take a special someone to help rescue her! Welcome to the School of Monsters: the funniest, silliest and most accessible series for first readers! Start by reading only the last word on every line and work your...

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  • J. M. Barrie

    Peter Pan

    $17.00

    When Peter Pan loses his shadow in the Darling children's nursery, things will never be the same again... Over the rooftops of London, Peter Pan and the fairy Tinkerbell lead Wendy, Michael and John Darling to Neverland to start a new life with his gang of Lost Boys. There, they will encounter mermaids, princesses, a ticking crocodile and the fearsome Captain Hook and his terrible crew of pirates. What will their new life be like in Neverland? If Captain Hook has his way, they won't live long...

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  • Eun-Ju Kim

    Plastic: Past, Present, And Future

    $20.00

    illustrated by Ji-Won Lee Where does all the plastic waste go? Journey through the life cycle of plastic - how plastics are produced, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it. Paperback: 36 PagesProduct Dimensions: 230 x 285 mmISBN: 9781912854325 Published by Scribe Publications

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  • Jennifer Roy

    Playing Atari With Saddam Hussein

    $15.00

    Ali Fadhil has very simple likes and dislikes. It is 1991 in Iraq and all Ali wants to do is read his comics and play football and video games. But President Saddam Hussein has other plans. After he invades neighbouring Kuwait, the U.S. and their allies launch Operation Desert Storm to force him out. Over the next forty-three days, Ali and his family would survive bombings, food shortages and constant fear.Paperback: 176 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9781786074669Published by One...

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  • Aidan Chambers

    Postcards From No Man's Land

    $17.00

    Jacob, aged 17, is abroad on his own for the time, visiting his grandfather's grave at the commemoration of the Second World War Battle of Arnhem in Holland. Jacob's life-changing experiences are interwoven with the extraordinary wartime story of passion and treachery that he learns from Geertrui, whose family is linked to Jacob's in a way he never suspected.Paperback: 496 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780141371689Published by Penguin Books

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Eat Danger

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It's because they're out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The REAL PIGEONS aren’t just an awesome squad of crime fighters who protect the city. They’re also REAL FRIENDS. But with a deranged ostrich on the loose, a secret warehouse full of bottled birds and power-hungry ibis to deal with, can their friendship survive? No-one can protect a city like Rock, Frillback, Tumbler, Homey and Grandpouter. Crime-fight...

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Fight Crime

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It's because they're out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! Did you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It's true! With master of disguise Rock Pigeon, bendy Tumbler, strong Frillback and super-finder Homey, the REAL PIGEONS will solve any mystery and fight any bad guy to keep the city safe! In Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Rock and his mystery-solving friends will tackle their...

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  • Andrew McDonald

    Real Pigeons Flex Feathers

    $13.00

    The Real Pigeons use PIGEON POWERS to fight crime, solve mysteries and help creatures in the city. But when city concrete starts mysteriously MELTING, a FEATHER-SNATCHER goes on a plucking-spree and a villainous HAT causes a GIANT problem, our feathered heroes are going to need more than just PIGEON POWERS to save the day! Paperback: 224 PagesProduct Dimensions: 150 x 190 mmISBN: 9781760506858 Published by Hardie Grant Books

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Get Bready

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It's because they're out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The REAL PIGEONS are a team of crime-fighters who battle baddies wherever they go! But fighting crime is hard when the city mayor has BANNED all birds, a BREAD MONSTER is on the loose and EVIL BUNNIES are taking over! Can the Real Pigeons save the day when they're the ones in trouble? No-one can protect a city like Rock, Frillback, Tumbler, Homey and ...

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Nest Hard

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It's because they're out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The crime-fighting birds known as the REAL PIGEONS have some mega mysteries to solve. Someone has been stealing from a vulture. A beastly child is lost in the park. And Homey's long-lost family have been bird-napped! But how can you fight crime when you don't have the perfect nest?? Paperback: 224 PagesProduct Dimensions: 150 x 190 mmISBN: 97817605011...

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Peck Punches

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It's because they're out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! More pigeons are fighting crime than ever before. But the REAL PIGEONS still have lots of mysteries to untangle! Who stole a rare jewel from the world's FURRIEST museum? Will a hungry weasel track down a hidden ENDANGERED BIRD before the REAL PIGEONS can? And how did an ancient tree VANISH overnight? No-one can protect a city like Rock, Frillback, Tum...

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  • Andrew Mcdonald

    Real Pigeons Splash Back

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Ben Wood The world's greatest crime-fighting pigeons are making a BIG SPLASH as they try to solve the most puzzling mysteries yet. In this hilarious best-selling series, the brave birds known as the REAL PIGEONS track down a DEMON who is draining every bath in the city, a PRANKSTER causing trouble in the beach town of CHIPOPOLIS and a shadowy bad guy who wants to make the world go DOTTY ... and end the Real Pigeons at the same time! No-one can protect a city like Rock, Frillbac...

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  • Davide Morosinotto

    Red Stars

    $28.00

    Translated by Denise Muir Twins Viktor and Nadya are twelve years old when Hitler's Germany declares war on the Soviet Union. As the Nazi army crushes the defending forces and enemy planes appear overhead, they are hurriedly evacuated from their home. Their parents told them to look after each other, no matter what. But amid the chaos of the evacuation, disaster strikes - the twins are separated, stranded many miles apart with no way of communicating. Despite the war raging all around, Viktor...

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  • Sam Hay

    Revenge Of The Phantom Furball

    $12.00

    Illustrated by Simon Cooper When Joe Edmunds makes a wish on an Egyptian amulet, little does he know that he has volunteered to guide and defend the undead pet inhabitants of his town! Disaster strikes when Bonsai the pug chases Pickle the cat into the street, where she is flattened by a car. But the fact that Pickle has (almost) shuffled off her mortal coil isn't her biggest concern; she is worried that Bonsai will pursue her sister Pebble into an early grave too, unless she and Joe teach t...

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  • Sam Hay

    Rise Of The Zombie Rabbit

    $12.00

    Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Fluffy's owner, Olivia, lost a necklace in her back garden and she's going to get in big trouble if it isn't found. Fluffy can't bear to see her owner in distress and she demands that Joe finds the necklace - now! Can Joe do what Fluffy wants or will the undead pet be hopping around forever? Undead Pets is full of animal zombies and pets with one last thing to do before they...

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  • Katherine Rundell

    Rooftoppers

    $17.00

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel Everyone tells Sophie that she was orphaned in a shipwreck - found floating in a cello case on the English Channel on her first birthday. But Sophie is convinced her mother also survived. When the Welfare Agency threatens to separate her from her guardian and send her to an orphanage, Sophie takes matters into her own hands, starting with the only clue she has - the address of a cello-maker in Paris. On the run from the authorities, Sophie finds Matteo and his...

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  • Rachelyn Gordon

    Rosie And The Mamak Shop

    $20.00

    Rosie loves the Mamak shop uncle and the kentang curry puffs Ama buys from him every morning. Then one morning, the Mamak shop is closed. Where is the Mamak shop uncle? Will Rosie get to see him and eat kentang curry puffs again? Paperback: 28 PagesProduct Dimensions: 215 x 215 mmISBN: 9781543761917

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  • Sue Nicholson

    Scared Little Red Riding Hood

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Laura Brenlla Once upon a time, there was a misty blue mountain. Below the misty blue mountain was a wild, dark forest and by the wild, dark forest was a village.The village had a stream and a duck pond and an old red apple tree and it was home to Little Red Riding Hood and her fairytale friends. The Fairytale Friends series brings fairytales into the modern day and features scenarios young children can relate to and learn from. Each story in this new picture book series focuse...

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