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The Clockmaker (by Ceri Williams, Drew Neary)

Matador (29 Apr, 2018)

The Clockmaker waits for you... A gripping supernatural novel set in post-blitz Scotland, the first of an upcoming series.“No man in this world may boast of his might, he is awake in the morning and dead at night.”Widowed in World War 2, Annette and her young son face a completely different life as they exchange the devastation of post-blitz London for the slow pace of a small village. The house they ha ...

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The Book of Dirt (by Bram Presser)

Text Publishing Company (27 Sep, 2018)

Jakub Rand flees his village for Prague, only to find himself trapped by the Nazi occupation. Deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp, he is forced to sort through Jewish books for a so-called Museum of the Extinct Race. Hidden among the rare texts is a tattered prayer book, hollow inside, containing a small pile of dirt. Back in the city, Františka Roubíčková picks over the embers of her f ...

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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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Meltdown! (by Jill Murphy)

Candlewick Press (MA) (13 Sep, 2016)

One morning, Mom decides to take Roxy grocery shopping. "Roxy can help Mommy," she says cheerfully. Roxy makes a promising start, but when she squeezes the potato chip bag and rolls a can of beans across the floor, Mom is not pleased. "You’re not being very helpful, Roxy," she says, plunking the child back in the grocery cart. "Not very helpful," Roxy agrees. But being agreeable lasts only as far as the b ...

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Square (Shape Trilogy) (by Mac Barnett)

Candlewick Press (MA) (08 May, 2018)

This book is about Square. Square spends every day taking blocks from a pile below the ground to a pile above the ground. This book is also about Square's friend Circle. Circle thinks Square is an artistic genius. But is he really? With the second story in a trilogy of tales about Triangle, Square, and Circle, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen nudge readers toward a more well-rounded way of looking at things. Und ...

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Can't Catch Me! (by Timothy Knapman)

Walker Books (05 Apr, 2018)

A wicked, wild read-aloud romp from Timothy Knapman, author of Soon, and Simona Ciraolo, winner of the Sebastian Walker Prize, this is the story of Jake ... the fastest mouse there ever was. NO ONE can catch him. Not the fox, not the wolf, not even the bear. “Can’t catch me,” teases Jake. “I’m the fastest mouse in the world!” But cunning Old Tom Cat has his eye on that sweet, young mouse for his ...

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The Psychology of Time Travel (by Kate Mascarenhas)

Head of Zeus (09 Aug, 2018)

1967: Four female scientists invent a time-travel machine. They are on the cusp of fame: the pioneers who opened the world to new possibilities. But then one of them suffers a breakdown and puts the whole project in peril... 2017: Ruby knows her beloved Granny Bee was a pioneer, but they never talk about the past. Though time travel is now big business, Bee has never been part of it. Then they receive a ...

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The House Swap (by Rebecca Fleet)

Pamela Dorman Books (22 May, 2018)

When Caroline and Francis receive an offer to house swap--from their city flat to a townhouse in a leafy, upscale London suburb--they jump at the chance for a week away from home, their son, and the tensions that have pushed their marriage to the brink. As the couple settles in, the old problems that permeate their marriage--his unhealthy behaviors, her indiscretions--start bubbling to the surface. But w ...

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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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