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Here's a list of all our latest books this month.

Looking after your mental health

Looking after your mental health

We talk about our physical health - but not so much about how we’re feeling. With lots of practical advice, this lively, accessible guide explains why we have emotions, and what can influence them. Covering everything from friendships, social media and bullying to divorce, depression and eating disorders, this is an essential book for young people.

£6.99

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The woodland book

The woodland book

A beautifully illustrated guide to the wildlife, plants, history and magic of woodlands. Children can discover their inner explorer, learning how to identify trees, track animals, build woodland shelters, draw maps and discover legends set in woods. With safety tips and links to websites with virtual tours of woodlands and video clips of wildlife.

£9.99

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Follow the moving story of Black Beauty, a sleek, well-bred horse, who leaves a pleasant meadow in the countryside for the dark streets of Victorian London. Complete and unabridged, this hardback gift edition of Anna Sewell’s classic novel features beautiful illustrations by Fiona Hsieh throughout.

£9.99

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Never get bored book

Never get bored book

This treasure trove of boredom-busting ideas will keep children entertained for hours on end, whatever the weather. Stage a shadow puppet show, make musical instruments, fly a kite and lots more, then stimulate your brain with riddles, word games and memory puzzles. With specially selected links to websites with even more fun things to do.

£9.99

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Magic painting Cinderella

Magic painting Cinderella

Bring the magical story of Cinderella to life with this stunning magic painting book. Will Cinderella’s fairy godmother make her dreams come true? Brush water over the black and white patterns to reveal the story and see the pages magically burst into colour. With a handy flap to stop paint seeping through to the page beneath.

£5.99

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Peep inside a tree

Peep inside a tree

Peep under leaves and behind branches to discover hibernating squirrels, creepy crawlies and more in this charming introduction to trees, filled with intricately cut flaps and holes to peep through. Find out what trees need to grow, what happens to a tree through the seasons, how long an oak tree can live for and much more.

£7.99

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Nature journal

Nature journal

Perfect for nature lovers of all ages, this inspirational journal has lovely illustrations, intriguing facts and beautifully designed pages with plenty of space for your own notes and drawings. With links to specially selected websites for tips on sketching outdoors and identifying plants, animals and insects.

£8.99

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100 Bugs to fold and fly

100 Bugs to fold and fly

A tear-out book with 100 colourful, insect-themed sheets to fold into buzzing bees, darting dragonflies, fluttering moths and scuttling beetles. Includes detailed folding instructions for the four different designs, plus tips on folding, launching your paper glider and looking after your flock of paper bugs.

£8.99

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Fruit and vegetables

Fruit and vegetables

Discover how a seed grows into a fruit, learn why a tomato isn’t a vegetable and lots more in this fascinating introduction to how food grows. With over 150 stickers to decorate colourful scenes including a greenhouse, farmers’ market and vegetable garden, this delightful book is sure to fascinate and help young children learn about healthy eating.

£5.99

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My very first long ago book

My very first long ago book

What was it like to live in Ancient Egypt? Why did people build castles? When was toilet paper invented? With lots to talk about on every page, and links to websites with videos and activities, this book is packed with fascinating facts about life from the Stone Age to Victorian Britain, including the Romans, Tang China, the Maya, and Vikings.

£9.99

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Little first stickers summer

Little first stickers summer

Enjoy all the fun of summer in this entertaining sticker book, a perfect size for holidays and journeys. Decorate scenes including a beach, a picnic, a camping trip and a summer fair with stickers of animals, flowers, sandcastles, food and much more. With over 300 reusable stickers, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£5.99

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Sports wordsearches

Sports wordsearches

Test your knowledge with over 100 sport-themed wordsearches, covering everything from football and basketball to surfing and martial arts. The wordsearches gradually get harder throughout the book, and are perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£5.99

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Look and find animals

Look and find animals

This brilliantly colourful puzzle book is teeming with animals to spot and talk about. Find kittens in mittens, spot a hurrying hippo, look for a giraffe wearing boots and lots more. Each page is packed with talk-about and counting opportunities, and all the answers are at the back of the book if you get stuck.

£9.99

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Recorder for beginners

Recorder for beginners

Children can discover the fun of playing the recorder with this friendly beginner’s guide. Learn how to put a recorder together, how to play each note, and then learn to play tunes including Old MacDonald had a farm, Ode to Joy and There’s a hole in my bucket. With friendly illustrations and online recordings of all the tunes to hear how they go.

£6.99

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Dogs and puppies

Dogs and puppies

Dress the dolls for dog walking, a trip to the vet, a puppy training session and lots more in this adorable activity book. Perfect for young animal lovers, there are over 250 reusable stickers of dogs and puppies, and delightful outfits and accessories for their owners, so the book can be enjoyed time and again.

£6.99

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Unicorns

Unicorns

Unicorn lovers will adore this sparkly activity book with unicorns to decorate and fairies, pixies and princesses to dress on every page. Scenes include a castle in the clouds, painting rainbows, a walk in the forest and lots more. With over 300 reusable stickers, plus a fold-out back cover to ‘park’ stickers whilst they’re not in use.

£5.99

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In the jungle

In the jungle

A brilliantly colourful 100-piece jigsaw showing a busy jungle scene, plus a 24-page picture puzzle book presented together in a sturdy box. The jigsaw measures 59 x 40cm and both the jigsaw and book are packed with things to spot. Can you spot a sloth wearing slippers, crocodiles hiding in the water, toucans with identical beaks and lots more?

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1, 2, buckle my shoe

1, 2, buckle my shoe

One, two, buckle my shoe. Three, four knock at the door... But who’s there? A fun retelling of the classic nursery rhyme, specially extended to cover the numbers up to thirty, with entertaining illustrations by David Semple throughout.

£4.99

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How the Camel Got His Hump

How the Camel Got His Hump

Once, when the world was new, Camel had no hump. This is the tale of how that changed. An entertaining picture book retelling of one of Rudyard Kipling’s famous Just So Stories, specially written for young children and gorgeously illustrated by John Joven.

£5.99

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Why the Kangaroo Jumps

Why the Kangaroo Jumps

Once, Kangaroo couldn’t jump. Find out how that changed in this charming picture book retelling of one of Rudyard Kipling’s famous Just So Stories, with simple text and gorgeous illustrations by John Joven.

£5.99

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New fiction

The House with Chicken Legs

The House with Chicken Legs

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning. For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother's footsteps, but her house has other ideas...

£6.99

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SLAY

SLAY

Every fangirl's daydream is about to become Milly's nightmare. When Milly arrives home to discover that her mum has been taken over by something very evil, she finds herself in mortal danger. But the last people she expects to rescue her are the boys in the hottest band on the planet! Enter SLAY – playing killer gigs, and slaying killer demons. Suddenly Milly's on the road with JD, Tom, Niv, Zek and Connor, helping save the world, one gig at a time...

£6.99

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The Secret Ruby

The Secret Ruby

When Rose Muddle and Rui Singh travel to India to return a precious ruby, they discover they're being followed by a sinister stranger... someone who wants to steal the gem. And as a dark curse falls across the land, Rose and Rui find themselves in mortal danger. There's evil magic in the air... Can they uncover the ruby's secrets before their shadowy enemies wreak their deadly chaos?

£6.99

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Girls for the Vote

Girls for the Vote

Polly longs to become an explorer. But in 1914, women's rights and choices are limited – something twelve-year-old Polly learns when she befriends her new neighbours: two suffragettes, fighting for women's rights to vote. Polly's parents are appalled, but Polly is intrigued. And the more she thinks about their cause, the more determined she becomes to join the suffragettes' protest march. But will Polly dare to defy her parents and do what she thinks is right? A gripping story of courage, friendship and speaking up during a time of change, from Carnegie-shortlisted author, Linda Newberry. This book was previously published as "Historical House: Polly's March".

£6.99

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