True stories (Children's / Teenage)

    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

    By Kate Pankhurst

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    Hardback £7.25

    Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2018. Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. The perfect gift for the Fantastically Great Women in your life. Discover fascinating facts about some of...

    Ballerina Dreams

    By Michaela DePrince

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    Paperback £6.65

    She has been dancing ever since, and after a spell as a principal dancer in New York, now dances for the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.Beautifully and gently illustrated by Ella Okstad, Ballerina Dreams is the younger-reader edition of Michaela DePrince's highly moving memoir, Hope in a Ballet Shoe.

    It's a Fungus Among Us

    By Dawn Cusick

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    Learn about the wacky and gross forms of fungus turn ants into zombies, eat barf and more!

    Open Wide: The Ultimate Guide to Teeth

    By Susan Grigsby

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    Hardback £9.05

    No matter what you call them, pearly whites, chompers, canines, or tooth fairy bait, teeth play a vital part in your life and have an interesting past. With helpful diagrams and tips, Open Wide teaches everything you need to know about your teeth.

    Patrick and the President

    By Ryan Tubridy

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    A captivating story which beautifully evokes a seminal moment in the life of JFK through the eyes of a young boy.

    Natumi Takes the Lead

    By Amy Novesky

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    After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants..


    By David Long

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    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017Beautifully presented in a large, hardback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family.

    Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains (Picture Books)

    By Bradley Hague

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    Poaching and war damaged an isolated wilderness in West Zambia, reducing its lion population to just one: Lady, the last lioness. Witness Lady's fight for survival in this evocative narrative on the decline, fall, and rebirth of the Liuwa Plains.

    Peter in Peril

    By Helen Bate

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    A moving graphic novel telling the true story of a young boy caught up in the terror of World War II

    Ripley\'s Fun Facts and Silly Stories Activity Annual 2017

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    Ripley's best-selling Fun Facts & Silly Stories Kids' Activity Annual is back - and it's wackier than ever! Filled with brand new stories, eye-popping photographs, colourful design and engrossing activities, Fun Facts & Silly Stories Kids' Activity Annual 2017 is sure to keep the kids gripped all day long.

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