Children's Books

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  • TGY2 9 years +

    Liz Pichon

    9 years +
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    Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award and Roald Dahl Funny Prize to name but a few, Liz Pichon's Tom Gates is a character who will make any Diary of a Wimpy Kid fan laugh until their sides split - and in the latest book in the Tom Gates series, Yes! No (Maybe...), Tom is back at his hilarious best!

    Suitable for children aged 9 and over, this ninth book in the Tom Gates series shows that books can not only be laugh-out-loud funny, but also hugely appealing to even the most reluctant of readers!

    If your kids are yet to experience the joy of reading Tom Gates' diary-format books yet, we strongly recommend that they start now - they're wonderful!

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  • TBK2 11 years +

    Lucy Saxon

    11 years +
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    The debut novel from a very talented 18-year-old author, Lucy Saxon's Take Back the Skies is a true page-turner and the first in a series of exciting novels.

    Catherine Hunter lives a life of luxury upon the island of Anglya, but when her father decides to marry her off to the son of a government official she decides to take her future into her own hands.

    Stowing away aboard the skyship Stormdancer, Catherine embodies her alter ego, Cat, braving the storm-filled skies to escape the confines of her sheltered life. But as secrets begin to unravel, Cat's life becomes more turbulent than she could have ever imagined...

    Perfect for fans of fantasy novels such as Eragon and the Mortal Instruments series, Take Back the Skies will enthral readers aged 11 and up and introduce them to the hugely energetic and entertaining works of a promising young author.

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  • WWM2 Toddlers

    Maurice Sendak

    Toddlers
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    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is a loud, bold attention-grabbing picture book with massive toddler appeal.

    The combination of stunning illustrations, stomping, riotous story, badly-behaved young boy and larger-than-life monsters who roar and gnash their terrible teeth all over the place guarantee the book an enduring popularity, especially now it's been made into a film, too!

    Toddlers from 1+ will love this paperback edition of the much-loved classic.

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  • WWX2 5 years +

    Martin Handford

    5 years +
    (1)
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    Martin Handford's ingenious Where's Wally? book wins him lots of parent approval because of the amount of time the average young reader will spend glued to each page.

    With tons of interesting goings-on in every inch of space, this book is fun and intriguing. Where's Wally? is a great book to develop the attention span of readers aged five and above and it will cultivate scanning and spotting skills, too.

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  • GMI2 11 years +

    Sophie McKenzie

    11 years +
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    Award-winning author Sophie McKenzie has scored a bullseye with her debut novel Girl, Missing and its brave and believable heroine, Lauren. As Lauren tries to find out more about her adoption as a baby, she uncovers some murky secrets. Setting off on a family holiday to the US, the plot thickens...This fast-paced, dark-edged thriller will keep boys and girls of 11+ utterly engrossed to the very last page!

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  • SPZ2

    Joseph Delaney

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    'Someone has to stand against the dark. And you're the only one who can.' It's time to find a new Spook to keep the County safe from evil. Is young Thomas Ward up to the job? Many apprentices have tried before him, but he's the only one left... Does he stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the County? A spooky story for young readers, The Spook's Apprentice is the first book in Joseph Delaney's bestselling Wardstone Chronicles and will appeal to anyone who enjoys dark fantasy. It's also the inspiration for the forthcoming film Seventh Son, which stars Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Julianne Moore.

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  • TGT2 Toddlers

    Judith Kerr

    Toddlers
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    Judith Kerr created a best loved children's classic with her story The Tiger Who Came to Tea, delighting generations of young children. The gentle illustrations coupled with the slightly anarchic story have unbeatable child-appeal and make this a perfect book to read aloud. If you haven't invited the tiger into your home yet, do so without delay! Toddlers from 1+ will love the big striped hero and his naughty antics.

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  • WGA2 9 years +

    Liz Pichon

    9 years +
    (3)
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    Move over Wimpy Kid, you've got competition in the homegrown form of Liz Pichon's Tom Gates!

    Tom is easily distracted - by sweets, his best mate Derek and thinking up ways to annoy his sister Delia - and often finds himself in trouble. As he charts his haphazard way through school, young readers will be laughing out loud.

    The winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2012 and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011, this is great for reluctant readers!

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  • ROJD 5 years +

    Roald Dahl

    5 years +
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    In The BFG, Roald Dahl's huge but friendly giant snatches Sophie from her bed in the middle of the night and carries her back to his castle, but instead of gobbling her up for breakfast the giant draws Sophie into a great adventure. Together, Sophie and the BFG (big friendly giant) set out to rid the world of other less kindly giants. Wild and lively illustrations from Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl's skillful storytelling make this story irresistible for readers from 7+.

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  • AWZ2 9 years +
    9 years +
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    A beautiful Oxford Classics edition of Lewis Carroll's inspired fantasy Alice in Wonderland, which this year celebrates its 150th anniversary. This surreal story has truly enduring appeal and is a must-read book for all readers aged 9 and above.

    On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a rabbit hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world, she meets some even stranger characters including a grinning cat, a rabbit with a pocket watch and a queen who plays croquet using hedgehogs and flamingos!

    Packed full of nonsense poems and songs, quirky characters and bizarre goings-on, Alice in Wonderland is a timeless classic!

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  • NGS2 7 years +

    Enid Blyton

    7 years +
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    Best-loved children's author Enid Blyton has a timeless appeal and her books still sell in the millions. In the Naughtiest Girl in the School, spoilt, only-child Elizabeth Allen is sent to boarding school after tormenting her governess with such tricks as hiding earwigs in her bed. Although Elizabeth vows to be even naughtier at school, things don't quite go to plan. Independent readers from 7+ will enjoy racing through the series.

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  • RJP2 11 years +

    R. J. Palacio

    11 years +
    (7)
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    A poignant book that made all of us at Red House laugh and cry in equal measure, R.J. Palacio's Wonder is told using different voices but at its centre is the honest and courageous character of ten-year-old August, a boy who was born with a severe facial disfigurement.

    August is about to start middle school after being home-schooled by his mum for years. The challenge is a tough one for someone like August and he has to tackle bullies and childish cruelty in his journey. But August's resilience, humour and bravery really shine through, making this an uplifting novel that will linger in the reader's thoughts for a long time to come.

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  • BRR2 11 years +

    Moira Young

    11 years +
    (1)
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    Moira Young's Blood Red Road is set in a desolate, post-Apocalyptic landscape and has a feisty and resourceful heroine at its centre. Narrator Saba, and her twin brother Lugh, are joined in a desperate struggle for survival in their harsh world until Lugh is abducted by strangers on horseback and Saba embarks on a desperate mission to save him. This powerful, enchanting tale is a riveting read.

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  • WMY2 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A must-have book for Wimpy Kid fans and the perfect partner for Greg Heffley readers as they take a trip at home or abroad this summer, Greetings from Wherever You Are: A Wimpy Kid Postcard Book is a brand new book of postcards to take on holiday to write to friends and family.

    Featuring 30 oversized Wimpy Kid postcards filled with all of their favourite characters from Jeff Kinney's bestselling book series, this brand new Wimpy Kid release lets children aged 7 and above get creative with their holiday postcards and lets them add the cheese touch by post!

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  • IOT2 11 years +

    Eliot Schrefer

    11 years +
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    Trapped by rebel fighting at her mother's animal sanctuary in the African Congo, Sophie will have to do all she can to save herself - and the baby bonobo she's promised to protect. When she saved Otto, he was clinging to his life and he soon changed her world forever. Now, she must battle the odds as she struggles to see the best in humanity.

    Eliot Schrefer's Heart of Danger is a book that looks at the impact of conflict on both people and animals and reveals the closeness between humans and bonobos. A thought-provoking, exciting and insightful read for children aged 11 and over.

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  • TMX2 9 years +

    Philippa Pearce

    9 years +
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    A Carnegie Medal-winning children's book from Phillipa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden is a haunting and evocative tale that will stay in the reader's memory for a long, long time.

    Tom is packed off to stay with relatives when his brother catches measles. Boredom and loneliness plague Tom until one night he hears the clock strike thirteen and something magical starts to happen.

    An enchanting and beautiful tale that will live with you for a very long time.

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  • DGG2 3 years +

    Shirley Hughes

    3 years +
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    Dogger by Shirley Hughes will strike a chord with all children aged 3+ who have ever lost their favourite cuddly toy. Dogger is a well-worn dog with crooked ears and a friendly face who means everything to Dave, so when he goes missing, Dave is devastated. Will our young hero ever find his friend Dogger? This timeless picture book has lost none of its appeal and is still a tale to which all children and their parents can relate. Fans of Dogger will also love Judith Kerr's Mog The Forgetful Cat. Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson has named Dogger as one of her favourite picture books.

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  • ESO2

    Roald Dahl

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    Famously made into a BBC short film starring Dustin Hoffman and Dame Judi Dench, Roald Dahl's enchanting tale Esio Trot is a Red House classic that has a funny, tender and poignant love story at its core. Now is the perfect time for young readers to enjoy it in print before watching it on the screen.

    It tells the tale of the shy Mr Hoppy, who is desperate to tell his neighbour Ms Silver his true feelings for her, but he can never find the words. So when he learns that her dearest wish is for her pet tortoise Alfie to grow bigger, he hatches a plan involving a giant pair of metal claws and 140 tortoises... A charming book, featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.

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  • TWZ2 9 years +

    Roald Dahl

    9 years +
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    From Roald Dahl, one of the world's most popular children's authors of all time, The Twits tells the story of an extremely nasty couple. So nasty are Mr and Mrs Twit that the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird have combined forces to hatch an ingenious plan to give them the ghastly surprise they deserve.

    Full of anarchic wit and Quentin Blake's recognisable illustrations, this is a book that has appealed to many different generations of children and continues to be just as popular today!

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  • GNT2 Toddlers

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Toddlers
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    Although Goodnight Moon was first published more than fifty years ago, it has become an enduring bedtime classic. Young babies from 0+ will adore the simple rhyming text and the repetition of the words as the little sleep-resistant bunny whispers goodnight to all the familiar objects in his room. This is the ideal story to add to your bedtime, winding-down routine. Fans of Goodnight Moon will also love Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.

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  • 6BLB

    Anna Sewell

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    Fans of Watership Down and Charlotte's Web will love this classic tale of a spirited horse, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.

    A handsome, sweet-tempered animal with a strong spirit, Black Beauty lives a life of luxury in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Can Black Beauty survive in the hands of men who treat animals so cruelly?

    Winner of multiple awards and professional accolades, Black Beauty is a must-have title for every bookshelf for children aged nine and up.

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  • MZK2 11 years +

    Markus Zusak

    11 years +
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    Now a major motion picture starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, The Book Thief is a moving and breathtaking novel that young readers and adults will both be sure to devour.

    Set in 1939 Nazi Germany, the country holds its breath, waiting on the brink of war. Young Liesel's life is changed forever as she stands by her brother's grave and picks up The Gravedigger's Handbook from the snow, committing her first act of book thievery and changing her life forever... So follows her love affair with books in an increasingly dangerous time. When her foster family hide a Jewish boy in their basement her world is both opened up and shut down, but the power of words and the ability for books to feed the soul is explored and enjoyed by both youngsters.

    Superbly crafted and incredibly moving, children aged 11+ simply must read this award-winning tale which has proved to be one of the most enduring and respected of recent times.

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  • RUF2 Toddlers

    Julia Donaldson

    Toddlers
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    This sturdy board book version of The Gruffalo will win even more fans for its canny hero and pimple-nosed enemy. With lively rhymes by Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson, and Axel Scheffler's enchanting illustrations, The Gruffalo will charm adult and toddler readers alike.

    The little mouse uses his quick wits to fool a predatory snake, owl and fox, but in doing so he conjures up a scary monster that doesn't just exist in his imagination!

    Young children from 1+ will love The Gruffalo!

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  • LFM2 5 years +

    Katherine Lodge

    5 years +
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    From the airport to the beach, children will have lots of fun looking for Mimi in this exciting search-and-find book, the follow-up to Let's Find Mimi at Home and Let's Find Mimi in the City. As Mimi heads off on holiday, children will spend hours of fun trying to find the popular character in a series of Where's Wally?-style scenes. The book also includes an exciting holiday board game and over 50 fun stickers to add to the entertainment.

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