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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...
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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...
PublisherWilliam Morrow Paperbacks
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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...
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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...
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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...
PublisherChristy Ottaviano Books
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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...
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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...
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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!...
AuthorKaren Henry Clark
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.’ ―...
PublisherPamela Dorman Books
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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...
PublisherWalker Books US
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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 ...
AuthorEmily St. John Mandel
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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...
AuthorAdam Kay (Editor)
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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,...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
AuthorHuw Lewis Jones
PublisherThames & Hudson
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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...
PublisherHarper Collins Children’s Books
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
AuthorJacqueline K. Rayner
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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...
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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. ...