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  • The Secret Mermaid Handbook

    By Penny Dann
    Authors:
    Penny Dann
    Join Pearl as she gets ready to sing at the Fish King's birthday concert, meeting all her special ocean friends along the way. This magical mermaid adventure is full of fun pop-ups and mermaid paper gifts including: a shell bikini top, a photo frame, a lucky fish bracelet, a pearl ring, sparkly hair decorations, a magic fortune fish and stick-on jewel earrings.
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  • Spooky House

    By Chris Mould
    Authors:
    Chris Mould
    Beyond the rickety gates at 76 Pumpkin Lane lies Tombstone Hall - a pop-up haunted house! Read the spine-tingling story, play with the gruesome characters and discover ten terrifying rooms brought to life with pops and flaps.
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  • Smelling and Tasting

    By Paul Humphrey
    Authors:
    Paul Humphrey
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  • Sportswear

    By Jane Bingham
    Authors:
    Jane Bingham
    Sportswear covers a range of clothing items from wet suits and riding hats to American football helmets and ballet shoes. Whether for protection, comfort or ease of movement, clothes play an important part in equipping dancers and athletes to perform their sport.
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    Skellig

    By David Almond
    Authors:
    David Almond
    When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister's illness, Michael's world seems suddenly lonely and uncertain. Then, one Sunday afternoon, he stumbles into the old, ramshackle garage of his new home, and finds something magical. A strange creature - part owl, part angel, a being who needs Michael's help if he is to survive. With his new friend Mina, Michael nourishes Skellig back to health, while his baby sister languishes in the hospital. But Skellig is far more than he at first appears, and as he helps Michael breathe life into his tiny sister, Michael's world changes forever . . .Skellig won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award and is now a major Sky1 feature film, starring Tim Roth and John Simm. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.
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  • Stock Cars

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
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    The Story Of Things

    By Neal Layton
    Authors:
    Neal Layton
    Starting with early humans who have no things, through to farming, civilizations, inventions, steam, electricity, computers, and the world we live in now, Neal Layton explores ideas, inventions and discoveries.In his usual quirky style and energetic illustrations, Neal Layton tells this story in an accessible way for the very young. Is is a most original and inventive book!
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    Skins: The Novel

    By Ali Cronin
    Authors:
    Ali Cronin
    This novel follows the 8 protagonists of series 3 and the forthcoming series 4 over the course of the college summer break. Brand new storylines, that don't feature in the series, or the upcoming film. Effy, Freddie, JJ, Cook, Naomi, Pandora, Thomas and Katie are all dealing with the aftermath of the events at the end of series 3. Effy has fled to Italy with her mum, where she tries to put her feelings for Freddie, and the guilt she feels for stealing him from Katie out of her mind. The perfect distraction comes in the form of sophisticated older man, Aldo...Naomi and Emily are struggling with spending time apart when Em goes to France with her parents and battles with her stubborn twin sister, Katie. Back in Bristol, Naomi pines for Emily while wondering about her future education. Thomas and Pandora are sweetly in love, and finding it difficult to consummate their feelings for each other. Freddy and Cook are engaged in a vigorous game of sexual one-upmanship with a frustrated JJ as referee...By the end of the summer, the gang will have resolved some issues and brought up some more, but always in the raw, uncompromising, contradictory and authentic narrative style that makes the series so popular and compelling. WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT. Language and sexual references are graphic.
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  • Sports Cars

    By Penny Worms
    Authors:
    Penny Worms
    A look at the most exciting vehicles on the road today.
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  • South Korea

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
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  • Stories About Surviving Drug Addiction

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Told by fourteen individuals, this book relates stories of determination, discipline and courage in the face of addiction.
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  • Stories About Surviving HIV/AIDS

    By Theresa Saliba
    Authors:
    Theresa Saliba
    Told by eleven individuals around the world, this book relates stories of courage and heroism in the face of disease.
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  • Seaside Holidays

    By Dereen Taylor
    Authors:
    Dereen Taylor
    The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.
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  • Snakes

    By Paul Harrison
    Authors:
    Paul Harrison
    This high interest series presents fascinating facts on favourite topics alongside powerful photos
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    Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

    By Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe
    Authors:
    Margaret Mayo
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Ayliffe
    Meet all your favourite dinosaurs as they stomp, glide and charge through this brilliant book from a bestselling creative team. Includes Tyrannosaurus Rex, Pteranodon, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Diplodocus and more.
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  • Snakes

    By Jen Green
    Authors:
    Jen Green
    "Snakes are a truly amazing group of animals. They have no legs, but can move around smoothly and silently. They have no claws, but capture and kill all their food. In fact, snakes are some of the world's deadliest animals. The are expert killers." Read more about some of the world's most amazing and fascinating animals in this exciting eight book series
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  • Submarines

    By Andrew Langley
    Authors:
    Andrew Langley
    Written and designed for the young reader, an introductory to Machines On the Move . This eight book series explores a wide range of fascinating machines through clear explanatory text supported by superb colour photographs and illustrations
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  • Spying and Security

    By Charlie Samuels
    Authors:
    Charlie Samuels
    World War II is explored through first hand-evidence including posters, newspapers, diaries, letters, speeches, poems and songs.
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  • Stunt Crews - Death-defying Feats

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    A high interest, low reading level series that combines a gripping narrative with fascinating facts and first-hand accounts.
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  • Spies - Behind Enemy Lines

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    A high interest, low reading level series that combines a gripping narrative with fascinating facts and first-hand accounts.
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