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Yum Yum

By Mara Bergman, Nick Maland
Authors:
Mara Bergman
Illustrated by:
Nick Maland
Katie, James and their little dog Harry are in the kitchen baking, and too busy to notice a succession of animals creep in through the window, until Crash Bash, Crash Bash a Bear storms in! A fabulous rhythmic read aloud picture book from the award-winning team behind Snip Snap!
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  • Yasmin the Night Owl Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Yasmin the Night Owl Fairy has lost her magical sleep dust - which means nobody knows when to be asleep or when to be awake! Can Kirsty and Rachel catch the thieves before they become too sleepy...?
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  • Youth Crime

    By Colin Hynson
    Authors:
    Colin Hynson
    Youth crime is one of the most disturbing and contentious issues in our world today. From graffiti to knife crime, discover the truth behind the statistics and find out how police and governments are united in tackling this very public problem.Inside Crime: Youth Crime is part of an exciting new series that takes the reader undercover to explore the real world of crimefighting. Using up-to-date case studies alongside real-life examples of how famous crimes have been solved, Inside Crime gives a vivid portrait of crimefighting today
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    You Can Do It: Spelling

    By Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
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    Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
    All the essentials of spelling covered thoroughly in a light-hearted and accessible style. The books act as a genuinely useful tool for children who want or need to improve their English and grasp areas that they have perhaps not understood at school or missed out on. Each page covers a key point, shows lots of examples to demonstrate correct usage, and has a handy summary at the bottom of the page. Comic-strip style illustrations and the group of characters that make up the Odd Mob make learning fun and easy, with puns, jokes and cartoons.
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    You Can Do It: Grammar

    By Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
    Authors:
    Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
    All the essentials of grammer covered thoroughly in a light-hearted and accessible style. The books act as a genuinely useful tool for children who want or need to improve their English and grasp areas that they have perhaps not understood at school or missed out on. Each page covers a key point, shows lots of examples to demonstrate correct usage, and has a handy summary at the bottom of the page. Comic-strip style illustrations and the group of characters that make up the Odd Mob make learning fun and easy, with puns, jokes and cartoons.
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    You Can Do It: Punctuation

    By Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
    Authors:
    Andy Seed, Roger Hurn
    All the essentials of punctuation covered thoroughly in a light-hearted and accessible style. The books act as a genuinely useful tool for children who want or need to improve their English and grasp areas that they have perhaps not understood at school or missed out on. Each page covers a key point, shows lots of examples to demonstrate correct usage, and has a handy summary at the bottom of the page. Comic-strip style illustrations and the group of characters that make up the Odd Mob make learning fun and easy, with puns, jokes and cartoons.
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    A Year without Autumn

    By Liz Kessler
    Authors:
    Liz Kessler
    If you could see into the future - would you look?Jenni Green doesn't have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she's been transported exactly one year forward in time.Now she discovers that in the year that's gone by, tragedy has struck and her friendship with Autumn will never be the same again. But what caused the tragedy? How did Jenni skip a year? And can she find her way back to the past to try to change what lies ahead?With humour - and her customary light touch - the author of the EMILYWINDSNAP books plays a fascinating game with time, and explores thechanges that take place in friendships and families in the aftermath of adisaster.
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  • Yum Yum

    By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    Emily Bolam
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Lola the cat is fed up of eating the same old stuff for dinner. There has to be better food out there somewhere, and she's off to find it . . .
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  • You Can't Come In Here!

    By P. J. Night
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    P. J. Night
    Emily Hunter loves hanging out with her new neighbours. From their decked-out chill-out room to their almost-professional guitar playing, Drew and Vicky Strig are super cool. The only bummer is that Drew and Vicky are homeschooled and Emily's other friends haven't got to know them yet. So Emily comes up with a plan for everyone to meet - a big party and sleepover at her house! But as Emily gets ready for the party, she begins to wonder about Drew and Vicky. They won't let Emily into certain rooms in their house. And a wolf howls on their lawn every night. Is it only Emily's overactive imagination or are the new neighbours more than just a little strange?
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  • The Yangtze

    By Paul Manning
    Authors:
    Paul Manning
    River Journeys takes intrepid young explorers on fascinating journeys of discovery along some of the world`s major rivers, from source to mouth. Along the way, readers find out about geography, settlement and trade, history, buildings and culture and much more.
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  • The Yucky Yodelling Yeti

    By Gillian Johnson
    Authors:
    Gillian Johnson
    Yuki the Yodelling Yeti is sobbing in the snow, so Sylvie, Dylan, Carolyn and Tom take her back to Monster Hospital. But can the naughty foursome stop Yuki's heart from melting, before her shrieks deafen them and destroy Monster Hospital?This book follows the first two Monster Hospital adventures, THE BIG, FAT, SMELLY OGRE and THE DISASTROUS LITTLE DRAGON, and is written and illustrated by the acclaimed author-illustrator of the THORA books.
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  • A Year of Christian Festivals

    By Flora York
    Authors:
    Flora York
    An engaging and activity-packed look at the main festivals throughout the year. Tracing the festivals from their origins we see how these festivals have been celebrated today and in the past.
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  • A Year of Buddhist Festivals

    By Rita Storey
    Authors:
    Rita Storey
    An engaging and activity-packed look at the main festivals throughout the year. Tracing the festivals from their origins we see how these festivals have been celebrated today and in the past.
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    Yucky Mucky Manners

    By Sam Lloyd
    Authors:
    Sam Lloyd
    I can't wait to meet the animals,To smile and say hello.Why don't you come and meet them, too?Follow me, let's go!Welcome to the jungle. I'm sure it's filled with animals with perfect manners. They wouldn't ever speak with their mouths full . . . would they? Hmm . . . perhaps children have better manners than these beasties, after all!This new departure for Sam is her funniest book yet and makes learning about manners utterly hilarious.
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  • Your Brilliant Body

    By Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken
    Authors:
    Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken
    Operation Ouch! based on the popular CBBC series and recent winner of the Booktrust Best Book Award for 'Best Fact Book'!Can you guess which of these amazing facts Operation Ouch! has in store for you?a) That in your lifetime you'll spend a whole year on the toiletb) That you shed at least 30,000 skin cells every dayc) That the biggest muscle in your body is in your bumANSWER: All three of course!Join Dr Chris and Dr Xand as they take a tour of YOUR BRILLIANT BODY!Find out the incredible things your body can do, test your gross-out knowledge and try out cool body tricks at home.
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    A Year Full of Stories

    By Georgie Adams, Selina Young
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Selina Young
    In the tradition of Richard Scarry, this is a fabulous treasure trove of 366 original stories, pictures and rhymes - something for every day of the year and for every child's birthday. Brimming with clever and humorous story-telling and glorious full colour illustrations, A YEAR FULL OF STORIES will delight and become a firm family favourite.
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  • Young Royals

    By Kay Barnham
    Authors:
    Kay Barnham
    Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.
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  • Your Mum

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before your mum spots it in her order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying mum 'types' to solving mum problems, how to identify super-mum powers and, of course, how to defend yourself against them. This hilarious handbook helps you to train your mum - frankly, before it's too late - and has some cool quizzes to test your mum-handling skills.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Your School

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
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  • YouTube

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    This title takes an indepth look at YouTube and the business behind one of the most well-known and exciting brands today. Beginning with a single YouTube video, and now part of Google - one of the most successful businesses around.We cover how YouTube came into being, the successes and failures over the years, key facts about the industry and their impact on the global market. Readers will learn about branding and the business world with Business Matters features. Each one looks at a different aspect of business - such as a franchise, management structure or marketing - and explains it in a clear and concise way for young readers to follow. Key features give information about Brains Behind the Brand, bringing to the forefront those who run YouTube today and who have helped boost the business in the past. Ideal for budding young entrepreneurs with an eye for opportunity! A brilliant read for those keen to find out how the business behind the brand works. Other titles in the series include; Virgin, Manchester United, Topshop, Heinz and ASOS.
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