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Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe) (by Neal Shusterman)

Walker Books (03 May, 2018)

The stakes are high in this chilling sci-fi thriller, in which professional scythes control who dies. Everything else is out of human control, managed by the Thunderhead. It's a perfect system – until it isn't. It’s been a year since Rowan went off-grid. Hunted by the Scythedom, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. Citra, meanwhile, is forging he ...

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Big Dog, Little Dog: Lift-the-Flap Opposites (Walker Studio) (by élo)

Walker Studio (01 Mar, 2018)

Spotty dogs, bendy dogs and really, really long dogs - find the opposites in this fun lift-the-flap book with the help of some hilarious and colourful dogs.

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Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Stick and Fetch Investigate (Stick and Fetch Adventures) (by Philip Ardagh)

Walker Books (01 Mar, 2018)

Sally loves nothing more than investigating a good mystery - and her shaggy canine companion Fetch loves nothing more than to be at her side when she does. There's just one small problem: they always gets the wrong end of the stick! The hapless pair remain undeterred, however, dashing from one crime scene to another on their bicycle, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake ... yet always emerging bliss ...

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Scythe (Arc of a Scythe) (by Neal Shusterman)

Walker Books (01 Feb, 2018)

A dark, gripping and witty thriller in which the only thing humanity has control over is death. In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ("gleaned") by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythes' apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation, they must learn the art of killin ...

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Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians! (by Gary Northfield)

Walker Books (05 Oct, 2017)

After being shipwrecked on the shores of Egypt and mistaken for a Horse God, Julius can't believe his luck! Soon he and his bedraggled friends will be living it up in the city of Alexandria; preened and pampered like gods. Then a fancy boat procession will take them down the River Nile to Giza where, of course, a lavish party will be thrown in Julius's honour – as well as getting the obligatory tour of th ...

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Pick a Pine Tree (by Patricia Toht)

Walker Books (05 Oct, 2017)

From Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth creator, Jarvis, and author Patty Toht, comes a beautiful, irresistible Christmas gift book that all begins with … picking a pine tree! Brimming over with the excitement of being with family at the festive season, a gorgeously rhythmical narrative accompanied by warm, joyful art celebrates all the familiar rituals of decorating the tree – from digging out jam-packed boxes ...

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National Theatre: Play in a Box (by National Theatre)

Walker Books (05 Oct, 2017)

Discover how to create, direct and act in your very own play in this brilliant kit from the National Theatre. Inside find everything you need to put on a show, including ideas and inspiration for the characters, settings and plot, as well as expert top tips for staging, costume, make-up, props, sound and lighting. Contains 30 Character Cards, 8 Setting Cards, Plot Twist Book, 32-page Stagecraft Handbook and ...

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Creaturmals Adventure Series Book 1: Making Friends (by Leanne Hill)

Austin Macauley Publishers (31 Mar, 2016)

When Leon the possum falls asleep after one of his Nanunci's stories, he finds himself in the world of Big Adventures. Leon is greeted by Ty, a Creaturmal' with the body of a penguin and legs of a kangaroo! The pair become friends and head off to explore. What other fantastical Creaturmals will they meet along the way? And what will they find at the top of the big hill? Join them on their fun-filled BIG ADV ...

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National Theatre: All About Theatre (by National Theatre)

Walker Books (07 Sep, 2017)

Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as "a brilliant introduction to theatre", this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. The book is packed with interviews with famous directors and actors, like Lenny Henry, Meera Syal, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw, and productions like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and One Man, Two Guvnors. Hear ...

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The Wonderling (by Mira Bartok)

Candlewick Press (MA) (26 Sep, 2017)

In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartok tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny. Have you been unexpectedly burdened by a recently orphaned or unclaimed creature? Worry not! We have just the solution for you! Welcome to the Home for Wayward and Misbegotten C ...

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The Anthony Browne Collection (by Anthony Browne)

Walker Books (30 May, 2017)

From the best-selling author and master illustrator Anthony Browne comes this brilliant 10-book paperback collection, perfect for bedtime reading. Anthony Browne s work is loved around the world with classics including Look What I ve Got, Through the Magic Mirror and Willy the Wimp, this collection is sure to become a firm bedtime favourite in any household. Titles in this collection (10) include: Look What ...

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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World (by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton)

Walker Books (31 Aug, 2017)

This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads – and it's all about football. What is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did women start playing football? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. Illustrated throughout with hil ...

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