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 Staff Picks -Children's

Series:Storey Treehouse

Join Andy and Terry in their ridiculous 91-storey treehouse! Go for a spin in the world's most powerful whirlpool, take a ride in a submarine sandwich, get marooned on a desert island, hang out in a giant spider web, visit the fortune teller's tent to get your... read more

The 91-Storey Treehouse (PB)

Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG) and train to become a spy. At Len... read more

The Traitor and the Thief

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Series:Harry Potter House Gift Editions
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter magic with four special editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw ...Twenty years ago these magical words and many more flowed fro... read more

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Gryffindor Edition #1 HB)

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Series:The World's Worst Children

The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross.
If you... read more

The World's Worst Children (#2)

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and definitely not when German bombs had been falling on London all month like pennies from a jar. February, 1941. After months of bombing raid... read more

Letters from the Lighthouse

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Reading Level:Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6

A gust of wind, an elephant, a dive bomb, a spell: this funky "before" and "after" book will have you chuckling! What happens to a lion after the storm? His mane is swept into a dishevelled mess. What becomes of a pear after an elephant passes by? Pear jam! A... read more

My Pictures After the Storm

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

Worlds collide spectacularly when Newbery and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt and Pulitzer Prize nominee and #1 New York Times bestseller Alison McGhee team up to create a fantastical, heartbreaking and gorgeous tale about two sisters, a fox cub ...and what happens... read more

Maybe a Fox

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Series:Darkmouth
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Younger Fiction 2016.

A monstrously funny debut from the new star of middle-grade adventure. THEY'RE COMING! Legends (also known as terrifying, human-eating monsters) have invaded the town of Darkmouth and aim to conquer the world. But don't panic! The last remaining Legend Hunter - Finn - will p... read more

Darkmouth (#1)

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 Picture Books

If I was a banana, I would be that one, so beautifully yellow and full of banana...This boys-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It beautifully captures the magic that a child can find in common objects and d... read more

If I Was a Banana (HB)
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 Staff Picks -Children's

They were coming tonight to tell ghost stories. 'A tale to freeze the blood,' was the only rule. Switzerland, 1816. On a stormy summer night, Lord Byron and his guests are gathered round the fire. Felix, their serving boy, can't wait to hear their creepy tales. Yet real lif... read more

Strange Star

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 Staff Picks -Children's

Series:Quest of the Sunfish
Awards:Short-listed for Readings Children's Book Prize 2017 (Australia).

When Will and Annalie's father disappears, they set out on a perilous sea voyage to find him. The motley crew of runaways put their faith in each other, and in a small sailing boat called the Sunfish.
In a world transformed by... read more

Escape to the Moon Islands (Quest of the Sunfish #1)

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 Chapter Books

Series:Treehouse
Awards:Long-listed for Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Children's Book 2017.

Join Andy and Terry in their spectacular new 78-storey treehouse. They've added 13 new levels including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an ALL-BALL sports stadium, Andyland, Terrytown, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air movie theatre. Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!

The 78-Storey Treehouse (PB)