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The City of Secret Rivers (by Jacob Sager Weinstein)

Walker Books (01 Jun, 2017)

A hilarious fantasy adventure set in modern day London.An exciting subterranean London adventure, the first in a middle-grade trilogy. Hyacinth Hayward has recently arrived from America and is having difficulty adjusting to her new surroundings, especially being in the sole company of her eccentric mother. Everything feels strange. Very strange. And it gets stranger the day she accidentally unleashes t ...

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Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up (by Sally M Walker)

Candlewick Press (MA) (13 Feb, 2018)

In a stunning combination of haiku and impressionistic (but accurate) art, this one-of-a-kind book encourages readers to think playfully about our planet and its wondrous processes. Sibert Medal-winning author Sally M. Walker covers Earth's many marvels -- fossilized skeletons of plants and animals, terrific volcanic eruptions, the never-ending hydrologic cycle -- in sometimes straightforward, sometimes met ...

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We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Let's Discover Bugs (by Andrea Cascardi)

Candlewick Press (MA) (08 May, 2018)

Ants, spiders, and butterflies, oh my! Readers will learn about all sorts of bugs and insects in this guide for eager young entomologists. Whether the plan is to scour the house for crawling critters or venture out on a big bug hunt, this book is teeming with information on where to search for bugs, how to plan an excursion, and more -- including buggy activities and stickers.

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Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book (by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton)

Walker Books (05 Apr, 2018)

Test your football knowledge with over 300 funny and fascinating questions about international games. How much do you know about the World Cup – and the world? Test yourself and your friends with over 300 brain-busting questions from Football School. Why are England called the Three Lions? What is Lionel Messi's creepy-crawly nickname? Which World Cup player wore a wig? Discover the answers to these qu ...

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We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Let's Discover Birds (by Anonymous)

Walker Entertainment (01 Mar, 2018)

Eager readers will discover a wealth of facts about ducks, owls, eagles and so much more. The book features ideas galore, but also tips to plan your adventure, how to look for birds as well as many other high-flying activities. Whether, bird-watching from your window or even stepping outside for a feather-themed adventure, there's something here for everyone.

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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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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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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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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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