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    Angela McAllister

    A Bedtime Full Of Stories

    $25.00

    Illustrated by Anna Shepeta Look forward to bedtime with this richly illustrated treasury of 50 bedtime stories from around the world, each the perfect length to read aloud. There's always time for a bedtime story, so snuggle up and get ready to drift off to the land of nod with this collection of magical tales that includes both well-known classics and lesser-known treasures from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, North America, the Middle East and Latin America, including: The Emp...

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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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    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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    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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  • 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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    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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Peter Allen

    Atlas Of Amazing Architecture

    $33.00

    This atlas of architectural wonders eschews the classic children's book fare of the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal, and instead takes a broader view of what constitutes amazing architecture. Buildings include: the Jameh mosque of Isfahan? in Iran, Native American plank houses in New Mexico, Stave Churches in Norway, The Djinguereber mosque in Mali, and extraordinary 18th century wooden churches on Kizhi Island, Russia. Over 50 buildings span all the continents equally throughout history. Each of ...

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  • Margaret Thomas

    Awesome Women Of Singapore

    $24.00

    Awesome Women of Singapore is a collection of stories of the inspirational women found throughout the country’s past to the present day, including Hajjah Fatimah binte Sulaiman, the businesswoman and philanthropist to whom the mosque at Beach Road is dedicated; Laurentia Tan, Singapore’s most decorated Paralympian; and Hedwig Anuar, who was the director of the National Library for 28 years. Lawyers, activists, soldiers, swimmers and scientists, these women, from all colours and creeds, fought...

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  • Michelle Obama

    Becoming: Adapted For Younger Readers

    $29.00

    What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable... Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Marian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America. Now adapted for younger readers, with new photographs and a ...

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  • Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu

    Beyond Me

    $13.00

    An earthquake shakes Japan to its core. A tsunami crashes into Japan's coast. Everything changes. In the aftermath of the natural disasters that have struck her country, eleven-year-old Maya is luckier than many. Her family didn't lose their home, their lives, or each other. But Maya still can't help feeling paralyzed with terror, and each aftershock that ripples out in the days that follow makes her fear all over again that her luck could change in an instant. As word of the devastation else...

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    The School of Life

    Big Ideas For Curious Minds

    $32.00

    Children are, in many ways, born philosophers. Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and the meaning of it all. Yet too often this inborn curiosity is not developed and, with age, the questions fall away. This is a book designed to harness children's spontaneous philosophical instinct and to develop it through introductions to some of the most vibrant and essential philosophical ideas of history. The book takes us to meet leading figures of...

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    Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk and Nicola Yoon

    Blackout

    $27.00

    Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark. A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks... A first meeting. Long-time friends. Bitter exes. And maybe the beginning of something new. When the lights go out, ...

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  • Barbara Sandri and Francesco Giubbilini

    Chickenology

    $34.00

    Illustrated by Camilla Pintonato Welcome to the wonderful world of chickens! This beloved barnyard bird is full of surprises. Did you know some chickens are so small they can perch in the palm of your hand, and others have feathers that look like a beard? Chickens can learn to count up to four and have excellent hearing-many even like to listen to music! Chickenology takes young readers (and grown-ups) on a fascinating and informative tour of chickens. Discover the incredible variety of chick...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    Coraline

    $29.00

    While exploring her new home, a young girl named Coraline unlocks a door to reveal a hidden passage. Intrigued, she ventures deep into a mysterious mirror realm, a world eerily similar yet darkly different from her own. Before long, the miraculous turns sinister, and Coraline must use her wits and courage to save herself―and the other trapped souls she finds along the way. Filled with enchantments and terrors alike, this winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker Awards is a dazzling feat of...

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  • Andrea Ballance

    Creature

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Grasya Oliyko Creature is dreaming and playing in space, causing worlds to be born in the big bangs she creates. Her eyes shine like nebulas as she surveys the vast expanse she calls home. Silence and stillness envelop her, as she readies herself to. POUNCE! Open your eyes to beauty and wonder in galaxy-sized proportions with this magical, mystical picture book. Written in rhythmic prose with lively and bright illustrations, this calming and beautiful combination of the comfort...

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  • Catherine Gilbert Murdock

    Da Vinci's Cat

    $30.00

    Federico doesn’t mind being a political hostage in the Pope’s palace, especially now that he has a cat as a friend. But he must admit that a kitten walking into a wardrobe and returning full-grown a moment later is quite odd. Even stranger is Herbert, apparently an art collector from the future, who emerges from the wardrobe the next night. Herbert barters with Federico to get a sketch signed by the famous painter Raphael, but his plans take a dangerous turn when he hurries back to his era, d...

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  • Maisie Chan

    Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths

    $14.50

    Illustrated by Anh Cao Eleven-year-old Danny Chung loves drawing more than anything - certainly more than maths, which, according to his dad and everyone else, is what he is 'supposed' to be good at. He also loves having his own room where he can draw in peace, so his life is turned upside down when a surprise that he's been promised turns out to be his little, wrinkly, ex-maths-champion grandmother from China. What's worse, Nai Nai has to share his room, AND she takes the top bunk! Nai Nai c...

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  • Sally Rippin

    Deb And Dot And The Mix-Up Plot

    $8.50

    Illustrated by Chris Kennett Some kids play well and some do not... Some look the same, like Deb and Dot! Deb and Dot are twins and complete opposites. Deb is friendly and everyone likes her - but Dot doesn't quite know how to play nicely with the other monsters! Can Teacher Ted help the twins out with a plan? 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...

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    Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan

    Dinosaurs And Other Prehistoric Life

    $34.00

    From Tyrannosaurus and saber-toothed cats, to ferns and woolly mammoths, every page will captivate young readers as they travel through the history of the Earth. This collection of amazing dinosaurs, plants, and other prehistoric life will wow children and many adults, too. Showcasing more than 90 remarkable fossils, such as a fearsome Tyrannosaurus skull, delicate fern leaf, and perfectly preserved woolly mammoth, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant or animal is show...

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  • Veronica Roth

    Divergent

    $17.00

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Divergent with a special edition of the internationally bestselling series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. In the world of Divergent, society is divided into five factions - Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful) and Erudite (the ...

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  • Rob Biddulph

    Dog Gone

    $15.00

    Every dog has his Dave (or otherwise-named human)... but on a walk in the park, the adorable Teddy the pug, loses his! And when Teddy finds himself at the shed of the TERRIBLE TROLL in the woods, he might find more than he bargained for... a new friend. Packed with delight, dogs, and even a Dave, this hilariously funny and exquisitely illustrated new book from the incredible Rob Biddulph, the creative star behind the viral and phenomenal #DrawWithRob, will have you panting for more! This is t...

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  • Lauren Wolk

    Echo Mountain

    $17.00

    After losing almost everything in the Great Depression, Ellie’s family is forced to leave their home in town and start over in the untamed wilderness of nearby Echo Mountain. Ellie has found a welcome freedom, and a love of the natural world, in her new life on the mountain. But there is little joy after a terrible accident leaves her father in a coma. An accident unfairly blamed on Ellie. Ellie is a girl who takes matters into her own hands, and determined to help her father she will make he...

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  • Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

    Everyone Dies Famous In A Small Town

    $17.00

    Come on a journey across the rural American West... Meet the teenagers who live in the small towns across these states, separated by distance, but whose stories are woven together in the most unexpected of ways. Whether they are brought together by the spread of wildfire, by the priest who's moved from state to state or by the hunt for a missing child, these incredible tales blaze with secrets, rage and love. A novel like no other, this intricate, intense and beautiful book will take your bre...

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    Lily Murray

    Fairy Tale Adventure

    $17.00

    Illustrated by Wesley Robins Imagine if you could have an adventure in a fairy tale world. What if you could have MILLIONS of them? With this story-building book, you can tell your own fairy tale-inspired adventures, over and over again. Just read the question and choose from the vibrant pictures on the page to create a new story. Once you've finished, you can turn back to the start and make different choices to build a completely new tale. There are millions of possible combinations and endl...

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  • E. Nesbit

    Five Children And It

    $17.00

    When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead - an ancient sand fairy! Having a sand fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day, but the children don't realize all the trouble wishes can cause... Paperback: 256 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780241435076 Published by Puffin Books

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  • Veronica Roth

    Four

    $17.00

    Including stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view, Four is a companion volume to the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as 'Four' in Divergent, and his voice is an integral part of Allegiant. More of this charismatic character's back story is to...

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  • Sarah Kuhn

    From Little Tokyo, With Love

    $18.00

    If Rika's life seems like the beginning of a familiar fairy tale--being an orphan with two bossy cousins and working away in her aunts' business--she would be the first to reject that foolish notion. After all, she loves her family (even if her cousins were named after Disney characters), and with her biracial background, amazing judo skills and red-hot temper, she doesn't quite fit the princess mold. All that changes the instant she locks eyes with Grace Kimura, America's reigning rom-com sw...

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  • Paul McCartney

    Grandude's Green Submarine

    $29.00

    As the Chillers explored, Lucy spotted a picture of Nandude, their adventurous grandmother. "When will we see her again?" asked Bob. "Perhaps we could go on an adventure to find her!" said Em... Grandude and the Chillers are back! Jump aboard Grandude's magical green submarine and join the quest to find Nandude, following her musical trail around the world and deep beneath the sea. From the legendary Paul McCartney's unique imagination comes this action-packed, rip-roaring adventure. Packed f...

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    Jonathan Swift

    Gulliver's Travels

    $17.00

    In the strange countries of Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa and the land of the Houyhnhnms, Gulliver meets some extraordinary people and remarkable creatures. From a race of miniature folk to some surprisingly gentle giants and wise horses, Gulliver sees society from many different perspectives. Back in England life seems very ordinary after all his experiences, but Gulliver's fantastic adventures change his views on human behaviour forever. Paperback: 432 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 178 mmI...

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  • Sally Rippin

    Hairy Sam Loves Bread And Jam

    $8.50

    Illustrated by Chris Kennett Sam makes a mess when he eats jam. Can he fix it? Yes, he can! Hairy Sam just can't help himself. He LOVES bread and jam! But what happens when he gets sticky jam all over the school and the other monsters? He'll have to figure out a way to save the day... 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. With tum...

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  • Rich Moyer

    Ham Helsing: Vampire Hunter

    $22.00

    Ham Helsing is the descendant of a long line of adventurers and monster hunters–who don’t often live to rest on their laurels. Ham has always been the odd pig out, preferring to paint or write poetry instead of inventing dangerous (dumb) new ways to catch dangerous creatures. His brother Chad was the daredevil carrying on the family legacy of leaping before looking, but after his death, it’s down to Ham. Reluctantly, he sets out on his first assignment, to hunt a vampire. But Ham soon learns ...

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    Jen Frederick

    Heart And Seoul

    $27.00

    As a Korean adoptee, Hara Wilson doesn’t need anyone telling her she looks different from her white parents. She knows. Every time Hara looks in the mirror, she’s reminded that she doesn’t look like anyone else in her family—not her loving mother, Ellen; not her jerk of a father, Pat; and certainly not like Pat’s new wife and new “real” son. At the age of twenty-five, she thought she had come to terms with it all, but when her father suddenly dies, an offhand comment at his funeral triggers a...

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  • Luke Pearson

    Hilda And The Mountain King

    $19.00

    We rejoin our heroine for her latest adventure just as she awakes to find herself…in the body of a troll! Her mum is worried sick, and now has to deal with the strange creature that seems to have taken Hilda’s place. Now, both of them are in a race to be reunited before Ahlberg and his safety patrol get the chance to use their new secret weapon to lay waste to trolls, and Hilda along with them! Paperback: 76 PagesProduct Dimensions: 200 x 280 mmISBN: 9781838740528 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Emily Hibbs

    Hilda's Book Of Beasts And Spirits

    $32.00

    Illustrated by Jason Chan, P. L. Deep in the Trolberg Library is a book that tells of giants and elves, woffs and deer foxes, and all manner of creatures from the Wilderness to the centre of town. Dedicated adventurers can find out all about them from Hilda's very own copy of the book - and she's made a lot of helpful additions! For fans of Netflix's hit animated Hilda series, this gorgeous illustrated guide to magical beings from the Wood Man to giant hounds will keep young adventurers spell...

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    Krystal Sutherland

    House Of Hollow

    $18.00

    Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are unquestionably strange. Ever since they disappeared on a suburban street in Scotland as children only to return a month a later with no memory of what happened to them, odd, eerie occurrences seem to follow in their wake. And they're changing. First, their dark hair turned white. Then, their blue eyes slowly turned black. They have insatiable appetites yet never gain weight. People find them disturbingly intoxicating, unbearably beautiful, and inexpli...

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  • Naomi Klein and Rebecca Stefoff

    How To Change Everything

    $27.00

    'Young people are not just part of the climate change movement. They are leading the way. Will you be one of them?' Forget everything you think you know about climate change. This book explains why the planet desperately needs our help and how you can use your power to change the world through climate activism. Klein presents her urgent message about saving the environment by asking three simple questions: Where are we? How did we get here? What happens next? From the Great Barrier Reef to Hu...

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