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Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in the most captivating picture book debut of the year! Meet Penguin Blue! It’s a windy day, and he has a brand new kite – but where’s he going on this maiden flight? Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full […]

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Once a week, Willy walks through an ordinary-looking set of doors and straight into an adventure. Where will those doors take him today: to a mysterious desert island with footprints in the sand; down a deep, dark rabbit hole full of curious objects; or perhaps on board a pirate ship, face to face with Captain […]

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Heir of Fire is the third novel in the Throne of Glass sequence, from New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas, and is packed with more heart-stopping action, devastating drama and swoonsome romance, and introduces some fierce new heroines to love and hate. Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones.  […]

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Elmer, the classic children’s picture book written and illustrated by one of the most celebrated children’s authors of all time, David McKee, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary at Andersen Press this year. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary, Andersen Press has published a limited anniversary edition of the original Elmer story. We’re offering five lucky winners the chance […]

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Horrible Science competition

If you can stomach the sick side of science, then Horrible Science is for you! Nick Arnold and Tony de Saulles are the award-winning author illustrator combo who have taken the most seriously horrible parts of science and squashed it into all these books. It’s science with the squishy bits left in! For your chance […]

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I Was There competition

I Was There… is a series of first-person stories told in a compelling and thought-provoking style which will capture children’s imaginations and bring key moments in history to life. There’s something for every young reader here from I Was There… Alone in the Trenches-  the incredible true story of a young girl lost in the […]

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Nick Sharratt is back with another big, bold, brilliant picture book to follow up the popular Fancy Dress Farmyard and Fancy Dress Christmas. With its peek-a-boo pages to turn, bouncy rhyming text and lots of animal noises to join in with, Fancy Dress Jungle is a perfect picture book for babies and toddlers. All the […]

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Kate’s grandfather has died and she’s missing him desperately. Her Mum wants Kate to talk about it, but it only makes Kate angry. Granddad has gone and he’s never coming back. At least she has her toy tiger, Amos, to keep her company. It was a present from Granddad, and somehow holding him close makes […]

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Violet Remy-Robinson is a super-sleuth in the making. When the Count and Countess Duplicitous and their ghastly daughter Isabella move in to a neighbouring house, Violet is sure there is something strange about them but she can’t quite put her finger on it. Then her eccentric, but lovely neighbour, Dee Dee Derota, has a precious […]

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The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder. And so he draws together a team of soldiers, monster […]

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Aged seventeen, Terry Pratchett began work as a journalist for the Bucks Free Press. As well as covering news articles, he began writing short stories under the pseudonym ‘Uncle Jim’; as he later recalled, ‘Nobody wanted to do the children’s corner so I volunteered. I would do little children’s stories, one-offs and running narratives.’ Published […]

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Hayley is struggling – struggling to make sure her ex-army dad shows up to work, struggling to avoid her stepmother, struggling to forget the past, struggling not to fall in love with Finn, who really seems to get her. But some memories run too deep, and soon the cracks start to show . . . […]

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Darcy writes the words. Lizzie lives them. Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends, she wonders whether she’s made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other writers who take her under their […]

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