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The Girl Who Dared to Dream related pictures

The Girl Who Dared to Dream

AuthorDiney Costeloe

PublisherAria

Number of Views37

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781801109802

System Number005702880

ContentThe captivating new novel from Diney Costeloe, bestselling author of The Throwaway Children and The Girl With No Name.London, 1912. It is two years before the outbreak of World War 1, and the Oakley family are typical of their time. Andrew has been clerk at a City solicitors for twenty years. Alice...


Professor Wooford McPaw’s History of Astronomy related pictures

Professor Wooford McPaw’s History of Astronomy

AuthorElliot Kruszynski

PublisherCicada Books

Number of Views34

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781800660236

System Number005702887

ContentTake your youngsters on a voyage across the universe and ignite their passion for exploring the night sky in this fascinating and imaginative guide to astronomy for kids ages 6 to 10. "This is a comprehensive overview of astronomy that is a strong purchase for all nonfiction collections. Readers w...


The Librarian of Burned Books: A Novel related pictures

The Librarian of Burned Books: A Novel

AuthorBrianna Labuskes

PublisherWilliam Morrow Paperbacks

Number of Views43

Publication Year2023

ISBN9780063259256

System Number005702876

ContentFor fans of The Rose Code and The Paris Library, The Librarian of Burned Books is a captivating WWII-era novel about the intertwined fates of three women who believe in the power of books to triumph over the very darkest moments of war. Berlin 1933. Following the success of her debut novel, Amer...


Salt Lick related pictures

Salt Lick

AuthorLulu Allison

PublisherUnbound

Number of Views38

Publication Year2023

ISBN9781789651317

System Number005702878

ContentBritain is awash, the sea creeps into the land, brambles and forest swamp derelict towns. Food production has moved overseas and people are forced to move to the cities for work. The countryside is empty. A chorus, the herd voice of feral cows, wander this newly wild land watching over changing tim...


Horse: A Novel related pictures

Horse: A Novel

AuthorGeraldine Brooks

PublisherViking

Number of Views39

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780399562969

System Number005702884

Content“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review “Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME “A thrilling story about humanity in all its ugliness and beauty . . . the evocative voices create a story so po...


My Little Thief related pictures

My Little Thief

AuthorAugusten Burroughs

PublisherChristy Ottaviano Books

Number of Views35

Publication Year2023

ISBN9780316374132

System Number005702893

ContentAn unforgettable story of friendship between a curious girl with a rich imagination and a winged thief with a very big heart. Chloe loves many things—bugs, the dark, and especially broken or forgotten objects. But she doesn’t seem to care for birds. When a mischievous crow appears in her backyard...


About Waterfowl: A Guide for Children related pictures

About Waterfowl: A Guide for Children

AuthorCathryn Sill

PublisherPeachtree

Number of Views41

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781682632345

System Number005702890

ContentAn informative and entertaining introduction for young children to the amazing birds that live near water in all types of habitats. In this addition to the About… series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what waterfowl are, where they liv...


The Sour Grape related pictures

The Sour Grape

AuthorJory John

PublisherHarperCollins

Number of Views35

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780063045415

System Number005702886

ContentThe Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! Don’t miss the sixth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series that’s ripe with humor from Jory John and Pete Oswald! The Sour Grape holds grudges for every reason under the sun. Lime never returned a scarf they borrowed? Grudge!...


Library Girl: How Nancy Pearl Became America's Most Celebrated Librarian related pictures

Library Girl: How Nancy Pearl Became America's Most Celebrated Librarian

AuthorKaren Henry Clark

PublisherLittle Bigfoot

Number of Views68

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781632173188

System Number005701155

ContentLibrary Girl is the inspiring childhood story of how beloved librarian, author, and Seattle icon, Nancy Pearl discovered her strengths and realized her passion. It is a loving tribute to the power books and librarians have to transform children’s lives. Nancy Pearl loved books and spent so much ti...


The Three Billy Goats Gruff related pictures

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

AuthorMac Barnett

PublisherOrchard Book

Number of Views48

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781338673845

System Number005701154

ContentInstant New York Times bestseller! The MOMENTOUS debut of a groundbreaking Fairy Tale series -- a brilliantly crafted, hilarious twist on this beloved classic, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, from renowned, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling duo and picture book pioneers Mac Barnett and Jo...


Elephant Island related pictures

Elephant Island

AuthorLeo Timmers

PublisherGecko Press

Number of Views63

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781776574346

System Number005701153

ContentA shipwrecked elephant makes his tiny island a home for the many friends who come to the rescue, in the new picture book from New York Times Illustrated Book Award winning author Leo Timmers. Caught in a storm, Arnold the elephant washes up on a tiny island. Along comes Mouse in a little dingy and...


Moving to Mars related pictures

Moving to Mars

AuthorStef Wade

PublisherCapstone Editions

Number of Views59

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781684464791

System Number005701157

ContentMars likes peace and quiet and is not happy when unexpected visitors start showing up. But when they leave, Mars realizes being alone isn't all that great. Mars reaches out to his space friends for comfort and help. Maybe Mars is a people planet after all! Author Stef Wade (A Place for Pluto) inter...


Demon Copperhead: A Pulitzer Prize Winner related pictures

Demon Copperhead: A Pulitzer Prize Winner

AuthorBarbara Kingsolver

PublisherHarper

Number of Views61

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780063251922

System Number005701158

ContentWINNER OF THE 2023 PULITZER PRIZE • WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION A New York Times "Ten Best Books of 2022" • An Oprah’s Book Club Selection • An Instant New York Times Bestseller • An Instant Wall Street Journal Bestseller • A #1 Washington Post Bestseller "Demon is a voice for the ag...


Our Missing Hearts: A Novel related pictures

Our Missing Hearts: A Novel

AuthorCeleste Ng

PublisherPenguin Press

Number of Views75

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780593492543

System Number005701160

ContentAn instant New York Times bestseller • A New York Times Notable Book of 2022 • Named a Best Book of 2022 by People, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Oprah Daily, and more • A Reese's Book Club Pick • New York Times Paperback Row Selection From the #1 bests...


Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel related pictures

Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel

AuthorBonnie Garmus

PublisherDoubleday

Number of Views63

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780385547345

System Number005701164

Content#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER GMA BOOK CLUB PICK Meet Elizabeth Zott: “a gifted research chemist, absurdly self-assured and immune to social convention” (The Washington Post) in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show. APPLE TV+ S...


City on Fire: A Novel related pictures

City on Fire: A Novel

AuthorDon Winslow

PublisherHarperCollins

Number of Views59

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780008507770

System Number005701163

Content “One of America’s greatest storytellers.” – Stephen King “No one fuses action with emotion like Winslow.” – The Times The new thriller from the #1 international bestseller – the start of a brand new trilogy ‘Superb. This is storytelling with a keen edge. City on Fire is exhilarating to read.’ ―...


All the Broken Places related pictures

All the Broken Places

AuthorJohn Boyne

PublisherPamela Dorman Books

Number of Views117

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780593653067

System Number005700444

ContentNinety-one-year-old Gretel Fernsby has lived in the same well-to-do mansion block in London for decades. She lives a quiet, comfortable life, despite her deeply disturbing, dark past. She doesn’t talk about her escape from Nazi Germany at age 12. She doesn’t talk about the grim post-war years in Fr...


Always, Clementine related pictures

Always, Clementine

AuthorCarlie Sorosiak

PublisherWalker Books US

Number of Views139

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781536228847

System Number005700442

ContentClementine is different from other mice: she can calculate the speed of light and she dreams in Latin. The scientists say she’s a genius and put her through test after test. Clementine is proud of being a good lab mouse, but she’s lonely. Her only snatches of friendship occur during her late-night ...


Sea of Tranquility related pictures

Sea of Tranquility

AuthorEmily St. John Mandel

PublisherKnopf

Number of Views126

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780593321447

System Number005700443

ContentEdwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airsh...


Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You related pictures

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You

AuthorAdam Kay (Editor)

PublisherTrapeze

Number of Views134

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781398701182

System Number005700445

ContentTHE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Curated and edited by Adam Kay (author of multi-million bestseller This is Going to Hurt), Dear NHS features 100 household names telling their personal stories of the health service. Contributors include: Paul McCartney, Emilia Clarke, Peter Kay, Stephen Fry,...


Inside the Body An extraordinary layer-by-layer guide to human anatomy /anglais related pictures

Inside the Body An extraordinary layer-by-layer guide to human anatomy /anglais

AuthorJOLIVET JOELLE

PublisherTHAMES HUDSON

Number of Views121

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780500653074

System Number005700440

ContentA magnificent, large-format guide to the human body, featuring ingenious lift-up flaps. Discover the mysteries of the human body in this magnificent book. Cleverly designed, annotated lift-up flaps allow you to explore the wonders hidden beneath our skin as never before. Four large-scale figures u...


Bright Winter Night related pictures

Bright Winter Night

AuthorAlli Brydon

PublisherTwo Lions

Number of Views94

Publication Year2022

ISBN9781542022248

System Number005700438

ContentThe forest calls, and creatures come: big and small, one by one. They sense there is a task to do as night descends, replacing blue. On one bright winter night, a group of woodland creatures emerges from the forest. Despite their differences, they start to build something together, using items ...


An Arctic Story: The Animals of the Frozen North related pictures

An Arctic Story: The Animals of the Frozen North

AuthorJane Burnard

PublisherKingfisher

Number of Views122

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780753478462

System Number005700439

ContentThis is the Arctic. It sits on the top of the world―a frozen sea in a circle of land. This beautiful book brings together a spellbinding narrative, breathtaking illustrations, and fascinating facts about one of our planet’s most precious environments. On a journey to the North Pole and back, and f...


Party Pooper related pictures

Party Pooper

AuthorHuw Lewis Jones

PublisherThames & Hudson

Number of Views108

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780500652831

System Number005700441

ContentThe third title in the laugh-out-loud series of picture books starring Bad Apple, a truly terrible piece of fruit who in his latest bad-tempered adventure looks to spoil a birthday party. It’s Granny Smith’s birthday party, and everyone is invited. There’s face painting, a pin~ata, a pile of pres...


A Flying Visit: A Percy the Park Keeper Story related pictures

A Flying Visit: A Percy the Park Keeper Story

AuthorNick Butterworth

PublisherHarper Collins Children’s Books

Number of Views150

Publication Year2021

ISBN9780008484354

System Number005698374

ContentAn exciting new picture book about much-loved Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends from the bestselling creator of One Snowy Night. Percy’s friend, the hedgehog, has always longed to fly but, without wings, it’s an impossible dream. But then, one day, a stranger arrives in the park, needin...


Bat's Moonlight Feast related pictures

Bat's Moonlight Feast

AuthorGordon McMillan

PublisherMuddy Boots

Number of Views158

Publication Year2021

ISBN9781493036608

System Number005698373

ContentThe tube-lipped nectar bat is the pollinator of a pale, bell-shaped flower found in the Ecuadorian cloud forests. First discovered in 2005, the bat is the only known pollinator of a pale, bell shaped flower called Centropogon nigricans . Due to the length of the bloom, no other animal can reach the...


Aliens and Other Worlds related pictures

Aliens and Other Worlds

AuthorHARVEY-SMITH LISA

PublisherTHAMES HUDSON

Number of Views154

Publication Year2021

ISBN9781760761165

System Number005698372

ContentDid life on Earth arrive on a meteorite from outer space? Are there living beings on planets beyond our solar system? If they are out there, what might these aliens look like? Would they be smart, curious, scared? Would they even want to meet us? Revealing the wonders of scientific inquiry, astrop...


Welcome to an Illustrated World Tour related pictures

Welcome to an Illustrated World Tour

AuthorEva Minguet

PublisherMonsa Publications

Number of Views135

Publication Year2021

ISBN9788417557430

System Number005698356

ContentTraveling is synonymous with joy, fun, laughter, knowledge... Let yourself be carried away by the magic of illustrated maps created to show unique details of each place such as its cuisine, music and dance, traditions, architecture, sports, art... Because we believe that traveling is one of the bes...


Hats Are Not for Cats! related pictures

Hats Are Not for Cats!

AuthorJacqueline K. Rayner

PublisherClarion Books

Number of Views146

Publication Year2019

ISBN9781328967190

System Number005698367

ContentAre hats for cats? A big, bossy dog and a determined cat disagree. This funny rhyming romp—with a large cast of cats and hats—leads readers to the perfect conclusion: hats are for everyone! A big, severe, plaid-hat-wearing dog insists that the small black cat in the red fez shouldn't be wearing a...


Creative Arts-Based Research in Aged Care related pictures

Creative Arts-Based Research in Aged Care

AuthorEvonne Miller

PublisherRoutledge

Number of Views140

Publication Year2022

ISBN9780367686376

System Number005698361

ContentThis timely book explores what it is like to live in an aged care home: the expectations that new residents and their families enter with, their relationships with fellow residents and formal caregivers, and how they approach, in different ways, the reality that this place is where they will die. ...


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