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  • Skandar and the Phantom Rider: the spectacular sequel to Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

    Skandar and the Phantom Rider: the spectacular sequel to Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

    • A.F. Steadman
    • Simon & Schuster Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781398502918
    • Published: 27-04-2023

    Warrior unicorns fly again . . .  Don't miss this second book in the international bestselling SKANDAR series, an unmissable adventure for readers age 9 to 99 and fans of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson and Eragon.The Island shall have its revenge . . . Skandar Smith has achieved his d...

  • Black Swans

    Black Swans

    • Laurel van der Linde, illus Sawyer Cloud
    • Sunbird Books
    • ISBN13: 9781503764095
    • Published: 08-11-2022

    The stories of six daring, groundbreaking Black ballet dancers leap off the pages of this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book. Meet Essie Marie Dorsey, who in 1926 opened one of the first ballet schools for Black students; Arthur Mitchell, the first Black dancer with the New York C...

  • The Big Book of 100 STEM Activities

    The Big Book of 100 STEM Activities

    • Laura Minter, illus Tia Williams
    • Button Books
    • ISBN13: 9781787081253
    • Published: 07-11-2022

    The Big Book of 100 STEM Activities is a bumper book of boredom-busting ideas for fun and educational things to do for curious kids and their grown-ups. Developing an awareness of STEM themes from an early age is hugely important and encourages kids to be curious about their world and want to...

  • Murder At Snowfall

    Murder At Snowfall

    • Fleur Hitchcock
    • Nosy Crow Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781839945908
    • Published: 03-11-2022

    A gripping thriller for readers who like danger and mystery and chills and spills from the comfort of their sofas... Unputdownable. When Lucas and Ruby find an abandoned trunk covered in snow, Lucas says there's bound to be a body inside. Ruby laughs but what if he's right? Nervously sh...

  • You Are History: From the Alarm Clock to the Toilet, the Amazing History of the Things You Use Every Day

    You Are History: From the Alarm Clock to the Toilet, the Amazing History of the Things You Use Every Day

    • Greg Jenner, illus Jenny Taylor
    • Walker Books Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781406395679
    • Published: 03-11-2022

    From the alarm clock to the toilet, discover the incredible history all around you in this hilarious and fascinating book from popular historian and podcaster Greg Jenner. Thought history was only in museums? Think again! Join Greg Jenner as he takes you on a trip through the amazing hi...

  • Midwinter Burning

    Midwinter Burning

    • Tanya Landman
    • Walker Books Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781406397185
    • Published: 03-11-2022

    A historical time-slip adventure for middle grade readers, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Apache and Buffalo Soldier.Alfie Wright? Alfie Wrong, more like. Alfie has never really fitted in anywhere - he doesn't have any friends, and even his mum seems embarrassed of him....

  • How to Make a Picture Book

    How to Make a Picture Book

    • Elys Dolan
    • Walker Books Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781529500592
    • Published: 03-11-2022

    Make your own picture book with this hilarious, activity-filled guide from award-winning author Elys Dolan.Ever wanted to make your own picture book? Award-winning author Elys Dolan shows you how - with the help of her very enthusiastic assistant, Bert. From finding a brilliant ide...

  • A Swallow in Winter

    A Swallow in Winter

    • Timothee de Fombelle, Thomas Campi
    • Walker Books Ltd
    • ISBN13: 9781406399776
    • Published: 03-11-2022

    A beautifully written Christmas tale, brimming with humanity and hope, by best-loved author, Timothee de Fombelle.    On a quiet Christmas night, a swallow takes flight from Africa, searching for something it cannot quite name. A disenchanted driver sits alone in his yellow truck, yearning to...