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The Silent Twins (by Marjorie Wallace)

Vintage (18 Apr, 1996)

When identical twins, June and Jennifer Gibbons were three they began to reject communication with anyone but each other, and so began a childhood bound together in a strange and secret world. As they grew up, love, hate and genius united to push them to the extreme margins of society and, following a five week spree of vandalism and arson, the silent twins were sentenced to a gruelling twelve-year detentio ...

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Alphonse, That Is Not OK to Do! (by Daisy Hirst)

Walker Books (02 Mar, 2017)

From the creator of The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head comes a truly authentic and original story about sibling rivalry. Natalie the monster mostly loves her little brother Alphonse being there - they name the pigeons, bounce things off the bunk beds, have stories in the chair and make lots of fun stuff together. But, when Natalie catches Alphonse eating her most favourite book, well . that is not OK! Dai ...

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Animals Behaving Badly (by Nicola Davies)

Walker Books (02 Feb, 2017)

From award-winning children's author and biologist Nicola Davies, this is a collection of funny, fascinating and true stories about animals "behaving badly" - which is to say, getting the better of us human beings! We start with the wolverine in Canada, who will trash your home and everything in it, and then meet the kea in New Zealand - park your car in kea country, and you'll find out the hard way that th ...

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Underground London: Travels Beneath the City Streets (by Stephen Smith)

Little, Brown (11 Mar, 2004)

What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over; In UNDERGROUND LONDON, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital. It's a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows. As well as being a contemporary tour of underground London, it's also an exploration through time: Queen Boudicca lies ...

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Don't Call Me Choochie Pooh! (by Sean Taylor)

Walker Books (02 Feb, 2017)

From Sean Taylor, the author of Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise, and Kate Hindley, illustrator of Worst in Show, comes a hilarious new picture book comedy starring a very small fed-up dog... This dog doesn't want to be carried in a handbag (how embarrassing!) or eat heart-shaped Mini Puppy Treats (I mean, come ON!) and under no circumstances does he ever want to be called ... Choochie Pooh! If only his owner u ...

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Sweetpea (by C.J. Skuse)

HQ (20 Apr, 2017)

The last person who called me ‘Sweetpea’ ended up dead… I haven’t killed anyone for three years and I thought that when it happened again I’d feel bad. Like an alcholic taking a sip of whisky. But no. Nothing. I had a blissful night’s sleep. Didn’t wake up at all. And for once, no bad dream either. This morning I feel balanced. Almost sane, for once. Rhiannon is your average girl next door ...

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The Perfect Guest (by Paula Metcalf)

Walker Books (02 Feb, 2017)

From children's author and illustrator, Paula Metcalf, comes a witty and fun-filled story of friendship. Walter is really a very neat and tidy dog. His house is his pride and joy and he gets quite nervous when guests come round... When his best friend Pansy asks to stay, though, Walter is so excited! She's just a teeny weeny squirrel after all, how much trouble can she possibly be?! But when Pansy tries her ...

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Wing Jones (by Katherine Webber)

Walker Books (05 Jan, 2017)

For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also st ...

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Everything but the Truth (by Gillian McAllister)

Penguin (09 Mar, 2017)

It all started with the email. Rachel didn't even mean to look. She loves Jack and she's pregnant with their child. She trusts him. But now she's seen it, she can't undo that moment. Or the chain of events it has set in motion. Why has Jack been lying about his past? Just what exactly is he hiding? And doesn't Rachel have a right to know the truth at any cost?

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My Mum Is Fantastic (by Nick Butterworth)

Walker Books (02 Feb, 2017)

The "Bear Hugs" series is great for young children and parents who are just beginning to enjoy reading together, with the adult reading aloud as the child investigates the pictures and rhythm of the words.My Mum is Fantastic is an excellent addition to the range, bursting with colour and simple easy-to-follow text, making it perfect reading for those quiet times when mums and toddlers can sit down together ...

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Mix and Match: Colours (Baby Walker) (by Lo Cole)

Walker Books (02 Feb, 2017)

Turn the pages of the book within a book to match the colours in this stylish, interactive board book. Bright illustrations and simple words introduce children to colours and everyday objects, and the mix-and-match game makes learning fun. A perfect first book to share with your baby.

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Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake (by Rob Lloyd Jones)

Walker Books (05 Jan, 2017)

Indiana Jones meets Mission Impossible in this riveting page-turning adventure by an award-winning author. The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealing; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The siblings can't stop fighting - with each other and with their parents, stuffy professors of Ancient History. But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the ...

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