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Secret Seven: Mystery of the Skull

The Secren Seven are back in a brand new adventure by prizewinning author Pamela Butchart. Join the club for more mystery, excitement, friendship and fun than ever before!

For ages 7-9

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Asterix and the Chariot Race

The next action-packed adventure from Asterix and Obelix!

For ages 7+

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When the Mountains Roared

A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell.

For age 8-12

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The Girl with the Lost Smile

An action-packed and magical journey celebrating the wonder of true friendship, from award-winning, bestselling writer and comedian Miranda Hart.

For ages 8-12

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Embassy of the Dead

The first book in a spookily funny new series, where the living meet the dead and survival is a race against time. Perfect for fans of Skulduggery Pleasant and Who Let the Gods Out.

For ages 8-12

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Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island

Meet Emily Windsnap! Ordinary girl on land, magical mermaid in water... Bubbling with magic, fun, friendship and new heights of adventure.

For ages 8-12

Animals

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Giraffes Can’t Dance

A beautiful limited-edition gift set of classic picture book, Giraffes Can't Dance. A funny, touching and triumphant tale about being yourself and finding your own tune.

For ages 0-5

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The Way Home for Wolf

A feel-good tale of friendship set in the snowy Arctic from the creators of the bestselling, multi-award-winning The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could.

For ages 0-5

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Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack

Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend.

For ages 5-7

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Mr Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets

From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.

For ages 7-9

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Animal Ark: The Purrfect Sleepover

Helping animals, having fun! The best-selling Animal Ark series has been reimagined for a new generation of children. Perfect for animal lovers and fans of Holly Webb and Magic Animal Friends.

For ages 7-9

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Toto the Ninja Cat and the Incredible Cheese Heist

Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can't wait for you to join her on her SECOND ninja adventure! From one of the UK's best-loved broadcasters.

For ages 7-9

Christmas

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Elf on the Shelf

Get ready for Christmas with The Elf on the Shelf® in this bumper sticker activity book!

For ages 5-7

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Ten Little Elves

A Christmas counting rhyme from the creators of the bestselling, award-winning Ten Little Pirates. Now in a sparkly Board Book - perfect for little hands to hold!

For ages 0-3

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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

A brilliantly funny picture book about what happens the night before Christmas Eve - from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!

For ages 0-5

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Emily Brown and Father Christmas

Emily Brown and her side-kick rabbit, Stanley, are back! And who's that outside the window ... it's Father Christmas! From the bestselling author of How To Train Your Dragon.

For ages 0-5

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Kipper’s Christmas Eve

A classic Kipper picture book, capturing all of the magic and anticipation of Christmas Eve. Perfect for sharing together at Christmas time.

For ages 0-5

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The Queen’s Present

The Queen has raced around London and dashed all over the UK. Now she is setting off around the world in search of the perfect Christmas present - and she's not alone. Father Christmas is here to help!

For ages 0-5

Gift Editions

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How To Train Your Dragon: The Ultimate Collector Card Edition

WELCOME TO THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL ... now a beautiful hardback with colour illustrations and all 48 collector cards. The perfect gift for any How to Train Your Dragon fan.

For ages 8-12

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Favourite Enid Blyton Stories

An irresistible gift book of fabulous stories by everybody's favourite author, Enid Blyton, chosen and introduced by her famous fans from Jacqueline Wilson to Michael Morpurgo, Gemma Cairney to Mel from Bake-Off.

For ages 7+

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The Snow Queen

The ultimate gift edition of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, with intricate silhouette artwork and a pop-up-and-play theatre finale.

For ages 5+

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My Little Pony Winter Wonderland Creative Colouring

Discover a world of winter enchantment in this intricate creative colouring book - the perfect seasonal gift for all My Little Pony fans!

For ages 5+

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Treasury of Bedtime Stories

A stunning treasury of favourite bedtime stories from one of the world's best-loved storytellers. With gorgeous full-colour illustrations by Becky Cameron throughout, this special book is a gift to treasure forever.

For ages 5-8

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Variety of Life

A beautiful, vibrant and engaging celebration of diversity within the Animal Kingdom.

For ages 5-9

Laugh Out Loud

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Oi Duck-Billed Platypus

A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog!f

For ages 0-5

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Oscar the Hungry Unicorn

Oscar the Unicorn will eat ANYTHING! Meet the hungriest unicorn in fairyland in this hilariously funny friendship story, from the author of the bestselling There Is No Dragon in This Story.

For ages 0-5

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Iguana Boy Saves the World With a Triple Cheese Pizza

One boy. One disappointing superpower. Can Dylan tame a bunch of hyper iguanas and come up with a masterful plan to save the WORLD? Yeah, probably ... but he's going to need a MASSIVE cheese pizza.

For ages 7-9

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Horrid Henry’s Jolly Holidays

Celebrate a truly horrid Christmas with Horrid Henry and this festive storybook bind-up.

For ages 5-7

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Grandma Dangerous and the Dog of Destiny

Ollie's dad is missing - but Grandma Dangerous is on the case! She has a hot-air balloon, thirty packets of biscuits and a pooch with magical powers (she says). But as they sail through the skies, Ollie realises they're not just on a rescue mission... Grandma's on the run!

For ages 7-9

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King Flashypants and the Snowball of Doom

Can nine-year-old King Edwin foil evil Emperor Nurbinson's plot in this laugh-out-loud series from Emmy and BAFTA award-winning comedy writer and cartoonist, Andy Riley.

For ages 7-9

Magic

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The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic

Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting new fantasy adventure from bestselling How To Train Your Dragon author, Cressida Cowell

For ages 8-12

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Rainbow Magic: Evelyn the Mermicorn Fairy

Three stories in one! Join Rachel and Kirsty for a magical adventure with another fairy friend in this bestselling and much-loved series for girls aged 5 and up!

For ages 5-7

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Beast Quest: Ospira the Savage Sorceress

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Morrigan Crow's adventures in the magical world of Nevermoor continue . . . The most anticipated sequel of the year - a treat for all fans of magic and 'wunder'.

For ages 8-12

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The Lost Magician

'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere.' The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy.

For ages 8-12

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The Land of Stories

This fast-paced adventure series uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairytales from author Chris Colfer, star of television's Glee.

For ages 8-12

Reference

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You Are Awesome

This empowering guide by bestselling mindset author Matthew Syed will help children build resilience, fulfil their potential and become successful, happy, awesome adults.

For ages 9+

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Pokemon Ultimate Guide

The ultimate guide to the Pokémon movies, this book features all the characters and battle from the fun-packed films!

For ages 7+

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Nerf Ultimate Activity Handbook

Experience the excitement, energy and attitude of Nerf in this bumper book of fun - the only official Nerf publishing. A must-have for all Nerf fans, young and old!

For ages 7+

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This Book is Not Rubbish

Discover how YOU can ditch plastic, reduce rubbish and become an eco-warrior, not an eco-worrier, with 50 practical tips to really make a difference!

Ages 9-11

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Women in Science

Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...

For ages 8-12

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My Little Pony Character Guide

The ultimate guide to every character in the world of My Little Pony!

For ages 5-7