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The Squirrels Who Squabbled Board Book

By Rachel Bright, Jim Field
Authors:
Rachel Bright
Illustrated by:
Jim Field
Two greedy squirrels learn to share, in this hilarious rhyming adventure from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Now in a board book!Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both have their sights on a very special prize: THE VERY LAST NUT OF THE SEASON! As the nut bounces crazily though the forest, the squirrels race after it, between the trees, over boulders, down the river and - ARGH! - right to the edge of a waterfall! Working together might be the only way to save themselves now ...A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and sharing. Perfect for competitive friends and sibling rivals! Now in a board book, for little hands to hold.'A charming story about sharing and friendship.' Parents in Touch'Reminiscent of Julia Donaldson.' The Sun'Delightful to read again and again.' The Bookbag'A truly delightful tale.' The School Librarian.
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Super Stan

By Matt Robertson
Authors:
Matt Robertson
A brilliantly funny picture book about sibling rivalry ... and superheroes!Life can be hard when your little brother is a superhero. The whole world thinks Super Stan is AMAZING. No one ever seems to notice his big brother, Jack ... But sometimes, even a superhero needs a little help. And when a superhero is in trouble, only a SUPER big brother can save the day.This feel-good story tackles the often tricky subject of sibling rivalry with warmth, humour and fun!Shortlisted for the Waterstones Picture Book Prize.
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Stargirl

By Jerry Spinelli
Authors:
Jerry Spinelli
She's as magical as the desert sky. As mysterious as her own name. Nobody knows who she is or where she's from. But everyone loves her for being different. And she captures Leo's heart with just one smile. STARGIRL is a classic of our time that celebrates being true to ourselves and the thrill of first love. A life-changing read that touches souls of all ages.
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  • Stinkius Maximus

    By Shoo Rayner
    Authors:
    Shoo Rayner
    It's the smelliest winter Brit can remember - the heating is broken, and the toilets have frozen solid! Will Brit have to crawl into the icy, pongy sewer, or can his BIG new friend help him fix the heating system in time?
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    Side by Side

    By Rachel Bright, Debi Gliori
    Authors:
    Rachel Bright
    Illustrated by:
    Debi Gliori
    An adorable bedtime picture book with a positive message about friendship and overcoming shyness. From Rachel Bright, the bestselling author of The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could.Little Mouseling lives with her family in Wintermouse Wood. She loves having a big family, but she's so small that she often gets left out when her older brothers and sisters go out to play. Can this shy little mouse find a best friend to stay by her side? This gentle, rhyming story is perfect for sharing with your little one at bedtime.Look out for The Koala Who Could: Winner of the Sainsbury's Book Prize 2017!
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    Shadow of the Zeppelin

    By Bernard Ashley
    Authors:
    Bernard Ashley
    Across Europe, the horror of war is destroying lives and separating families.Yield or fight?When tragedy strikes Freddie's family, he and his soldier brother must go on the run, battling for their survival.Jump or burn?Without a parachute, that's the choice Ernst knows he will face if his Zeppelin is shot down.Bravery takes different forms. How far would you go to stand up for what's right?
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    Stories of World War One

    By Tony Bradman
    Authors:
    Tony Bradman
    Tales to remember yesterday's fallen - from today's bestselling authors.Compiled by Tony Bradman, this collection of short stories chronicles the events of World War One - imagining the conflicts and emotions of those people caught up in the war and its aftermath. With stories from Malorie Blackman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Oisin McGann, among others, this anthology will be treasured for generations.
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  • Swim for your Life

    By Shoo Rayner
    Authors:
    Shoo Rayner
    Olly is excited about watching the Great Swimming Race in the river Alpheios. But legend says that the water holds many dangers - including a terrible monster! Can Olly escape?
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  • Slightly Invisible

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
    A classic Charlie and Lola picture book from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.Charlie and his friend Marv are in search of strange and tricky creatures. They would like to search without Charlie's little sister Lola bothering them. But Lola wants to join in.Luckily, Lola and her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, know exactly how to catch strange and tricky creatures. All they need is a tea set, a little cart and a rabbit. (And, of course, one or three drops of pink milk.)With a gentle message about learning to play together, this hilariously inventive tale will encourage children to go on their own make-believe adventures!'A witty book that reminds us why we fell in love with Charlie and Lola.' Junior
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  • Sophie and the New Baby

    By Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    Catherine Anholt
    One day, Sophie's mum tells her some big, important news: there's going to be a new baby in the family! Sophie is very excited but then, one winter's night, the baby is born and everything changes...Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its perceptive, heart-warming and witty observations on the arrival of a new baby.From the husband and wife team behind Babies, Babies, Babies, featured in the Sunday Times as one of their top 100 Chidren's Modern Classics.
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    Six Feet Deep

    By Rose Impey
    Authors:
    Rose Impey
    How many other boys had a mother prepared to be buried alive - just to get into the record books? Jordan suspected that only he belonged to such a odd family. And the novelty of a bit of fame and freedom had worn off long ago. It's four months since he's seen his mum and all Jordan gets is pity from the neighbours and wisecracks at school. Even his friends seem to have changed. Plagued by nightmares, everything around Jordan is falling apart: his friends, his family, but most of all himself.
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