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The Travels of Ermine: Trouble in New York

Scroll down for recommendations for some great books for kids to read, or take a look at Trouble in New York, the first in a new series about one fabulously funny and furry heroine who can’t help but find adventure wherever she goes.

Meet Ermine. She may be small but she’s on a BIG journey around the world.

Ermine the Determined is off to explore NEW YORK.

She can’t wait to visit Central Park Zoo, ride in a yellow taxi, and zoooom to the top of the Rockefeller building!

But when her suitcase is switched, Ermine finds some robbers are hot on her tail…

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Trouble in New York

A Place called Perfect by Helena Duggan

Selected as Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for August 2017, and a launch title for Tom Fletcher's Book Club, A Place Called Perfect is an enchanting and creepy tale of a town where not all is as it seems.

A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect

Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be neat and tidy and perfectly behaved all the time? But Violet quickly discovers there's something weird going on – she keeps hearing noises in the night, her mum is acting strange and her dad has disappeared. When she meets Boy she realizes that her dad is not the only person to have been stolen away...and that the mysterious Watchers are guarding a perfectly creepy secret!

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One of those books that you think about when you're not reading it and can't wait to find out what happens next. Tom Fletcher

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The Cogheart Adventures by Peter Bunzl

Murder, mystery and mayhem meet in this award-winning steampunk series by Peter Bunzl.

Cogheart

Cogheart

Lily's life is in mortal peril. Her father is missing and now silver-eyed men stalk her through the shadows. What could they want from her? With her friends - Robert, the clockmaker's son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox - Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart... Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian adventure.

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Moonlocket

Moonlocket

Storm clouds gather over Lily and Robert’s summer when criminal mastermind the Jack of Diamonds appears. For Jack is searching for the mysterious Moonlocket – but that’s not the only thing he wants. Soon, dark secrets from Robert’s past plunge him into danger, because Jack is playing a cruel game. Lily and Malkin, the mechanical fox, must stay one step ahead before Jack plays his final, deadly, card...

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Listen to Peter talk about the world and characters of The Cogheart Adventures on Fun Kids Radio:

A steampunky tale of ambition, pursuit and revenge The Guardian review of Cogheart

Find out more, download free activity sheets and make your own Cogheart animations on Cogheart.com

Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy by Lara Williamson

From the author of A Boy Called Hope and The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an ArmchairJust Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy is a hilarious and heart-breaking story about the power in all of us to be extraordinary.

Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy

Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy

My name is Adam Butters. I live on planet Earth, I like eating spaghetti hoops and I've decided I'm going to be a SUPERHERO. Everyone loves superheroes, they solve problems and make people happy, and that's good because my mum needs cheering up. Also, I've found out that before I was adopted my real mum called me ACE. So now I've just got to prove to the world that's what I am. One mission at a time... Hilarious, heart-warming and heart-breaking in equal measure, this is a story about the power in all of us to be extraordinary.

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This sensitive, funny story looks at what it means to love and be loved. The Daily Mail

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Timeless stories from award-winning authors to introduce today’s readers to thrilling adventures, with unforgettable characters, inclusive perspectives and irresistible humour.

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Yankee Girl

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