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When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. In October 2012, fifteen-year-old Malala was shot in the head at point-blank range because she had the temerity to campaign for girls’ education. Malala: The Girl Who Stood […]

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Winter’s Bullet is the thrilling new wartime adventure from Hitler’s Angel author William Osborne, exploring the widely held view that Hitler had plans for a weapon of mass destruction. Can the world be saved – and will it be down to two brave and resourceful Dutch teenagers caught in the midst of the Second World […]

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What a Wonderful World is a beautiful book which perfectly captures the essence of this famous song, as sung by Louis Armstrong. Life-affirming messages are complimented by Tim’s exquisite artistry. Includes CD with the original song. Publishers OUP are giving away 5 copies of What a Wonderful World. For your chance to get one of them […]

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The earth is in turmoil. Fleeing a flooded London, Oksa and her family along with the Runaways, head off in the search of the entrance portal of Edefia. Their magical home. It is the only chance for them to restore the chaos on earth and the mounting troubles in their homeland. To get there Oksa […]

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May we introduce Beaver and Elephant – an unlikely pairing but the best of friends! This first book, containing three short stories, brings Keith’s distinctive style and his own drawings to the pages and follows the adventures of the bossy Beaver and the bumbling but loveable Elephant – whether they are shopping for shoes, splashing […]

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A breathtakingly gorgeous bedtime picture book from a new publishing dream team– Francesca Simon and Ben Cort. Inquisitive children across the world are fascinated by the moon. Does anyone live on the moon?  How far away is it? And most importantly can the moon speak? This beautiful new picture book asks just this question as a […]

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It’s Halloween and Podgy Bottom is in trouble. All over town cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye; a giant purple bunny rabbit is running riot and a strange-looking broomstick is causing chaos and calamity… Sounds like a case for Wings & Co, the famous fairy detective […]

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Set in the Hundred Years War, Tinder is Sally’s retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy-tale, The Tinderbox, but don’t be fooled, it is at once cruel yet deeply enchanting with overtones of Markus Zusak, Margo Lannagan, Angela Carter and Lewis Carroll.  A young soldier, a captive princess, witches, wolves and Death all come together in this exquisitely written […]

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Shaun the Sheep fans both old and new will flock to the first two books in an original illustrated fiction series, Tales from Mossy Bottom Farm, inspired by the internationally popular animated TV show from Aardman.  In The Flock Factor, it’s talent-show time on the farm, and all the roosters and chickens are flocking together […]

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The brilliant new story from one of the nation’s best-loved authors, starring her most outspoken, fiery and unforgettable heroine yet: Opal Plumstead, schoolgirl, sweet factory worker and Suffragette. Jacqueline Wilson’s 100th book! Publishers Random House Children’s are giving away 10 copies of Opal Plumstead. For your chance to get one of them just email your name […]

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Louise loves art more than anything. It’s her imagination on the outside. She is determined to create a masterpiece – her pièce de résistance! Louise also loves Art, her little brother. This is their story. Harper 360 are giving away an exclusive framed print from Louise Loves Art along with a copy of the book. For your chance […]

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PathFinder

PathFinder is the first book in a breathtaking new fantasy trilogy from number one bestselling author Angie Sage. Tod has grown up a PathFinder, one of an ancient seafaring tribe. Her mother, who died when Tod was young, had a very different history. She was from a mysterious magykal desert-dwelling family. When Tod’s father disappears […]

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Lockwood & Co. are back solving their latest ghoulish case! An evil phantom has been unleashed in Kensal Rise Cemetery, a mysterious and deadly object has been stolen from within an iron coffin and The Whispering Skull is stirring within its jar… Can Lockwood, Lucy and George recover the artefact, stop the phantom and beat […]

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Think you know magic? Think again. Callum Hunt has been told his whole life to never trust a magician but now he has to enter the Magisterium and face The Iron Trial. But learning to master his powers and survive the deadly test isn’t the only thing on Cal’s mind, there’s all those Chaos-ridden creatures, […]

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Baugh’s debut picture book is an adorable way to introduce your little ones to Halloween! The littlest witch is ready for mischief and fun, but nothing seems to go her way, all her spells are going wrong and she has an unexplainable tickly, fidgety, itch. The fun and energetic illustrations from bestselling illustrator, Deborah Allwright, […]

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What’s the most haunted house in the world? What’s the scariest ghost story ever told? And what’s hiding under your bed right now? Bursting with scary facts and horrible trivia, this is the perfect guide to everything a Horrid Henry fan has ever wanted to know about ghosts. Terrify your family and amaze your friends with […]

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The ‘Witch Dance’ is a special party. Every witch brings a cloak, a hat and a cat. But not Witch Rose. She is allergic to cats! Luckily for her, Nightshade, the perfect Witch Dog is on hand to help. But can Witch Rose and Nightshade convince the other witches that a Witch Dog really can […]

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For one night only, join Russell Brand and a legion of tricksters in a night of magic and storytelling, as they take you on a bewitching, electrifying, head-spinning visit to the far-away city of Hamelin. Featuring live art by award-winning children’s illustrator Chris Riddell (Goth Girl, The Edge Chronicles), original music by celebrated composer Peter Raeburn and a host of other surprises, this […]

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The Imaginary is a brilliantly funny, scary and moving read from the unique imagination of A.F. Harrold, astoundingly illustrated with integrated art and colour spreads by the award-winning Emily Gravett. Rudger is Amanda’s best friend. He doesn’t exist, but nobody’s perfect. Only Amanda can see her imaginary friend – until the sinister Mr Bunting arrives […]

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When Alice fell down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland, she saw some amazing things – an army of playing cards, a Cheshire-Cat, and more! Imagine you fell down the rabbit-hole. What would you see? Who would you meet? What adventures would you have? Ask your class to each write a 500 word story about their […]

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We’ve got 10 to give away – just remember, read with care because you never know when the page 9 scorpion might attack! To enter simply email Puffin@uk.penguingroup.com with the subject line DANGER IS EVERYWHERE by November 19th for your chance to win.   REMEMBER if you’re a teacher, librarian or budding POD (Pupil Of Dangerology) you can […]

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We’re in for a horribly fun time this Christmas when HORRIBLE HISTORIES: HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS comes to The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham from 13 Nov to 17 Jan. (Box office: 0121 245 4455  www.birmingham-box.co.uk.) Christmas is under threat from a jolly man dressed in red,  one young boy must try & save the day! From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Puritan parties to Tudor treats, […]

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Pollockmania is set to skyrocket this month with the much-anticipated arrival of the compelling third instalment in the epic series, Oksa Pollock: The Heart of Two Worlds. The earth is in turmoil. Fleeing a flooded London, Oksa and her family along with the Runaways, head off in the search of the entrance portal of Edefia. […]

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World Book Day are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership for 2015! To commemorate their 60th anniversary, Guinness World Records, the global authority in record breaking achievement will be working with World Book Day! We are teaming up to to make YOU, your class or your school, a record breaker! Guinness World Records will […]

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