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  • TWWT 9 years +

    The World's Worst Teachers (Hardback)

    David Walliams

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    You've read about The World's Worst Children, now learn about the most gruesome grown-ups!

    The latest book in David Walliams' delightfully dreadful series of short stories introduces 10 splendidly sinister teachers including half-man/half-monster Dr Dread, the ghastly Miss Seethe and Pent - who's actually afraid of children!

    The stories are brought to life with full-colour artwork by Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross.
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  • DNSW

    Sweet Sorrow (Hardback)

    David Nicholls

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    David Nicholls, the bestselling author of Starter for Ten and One Day, returns with Sweet Sorrow - a powerful and charming account of the tumultuous path to adulthood and the hopes and heartaches of family and friendship.

    Charlie Lewis is a 16-year-old with no plans for the future. He's just flunked his exams and is stuck at home looking after his father when he meets Fran Fisher during the summer months...

    As Charlie falls for Fran, he starts to think positively about his future. But to be with Fran, he must join The Company. It may sound like a cult, but it's actually far worse than that...

    This is an equally enchanting and devastating novel about the power of first love.
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  • MOBV

    Mob Veggie (Hardback)

    Ben Lebus

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    This is the ultimate affordable vegan and vegetarian cooking bible.

    MOB Kitchen founder Ben Lebus shares tasty and fuss-free recipes that are perfect for vegetarians cooking on a budget in his second book, MOB Veggie.

    The easy, accessible and affordable (each recipe should feed four people for under #10) dishes are all delicious and use simple storecupboard staples including salt, pepper and olive oil.

    Among our top tips for you to feast on are the miso-glazed sticky aubergine with sesame rice and sweet potato gnocchi and jackfruit curry.
    • £5.99
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  • CDON

    Clare Donoghue Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Clare Donoghue

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    Based in and around South East London, Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer police procedurals will chill you to the bone...

    You won't be able to stop turning the pages in Never Look Back, the first novel in the series (and Clare's debut), as the regional murder squad find themselves on the trail of a murderer who brutally killed three women in sadistic fashion while they were only feet away from safety... DI Lockyer desperately tries to find the link between these incidents but what he discovers throws his personal and professional life into turmoil.

    No Place to Die finds the duo on the trail of a killer with a seriously twisted mind; and Trust No One has an unhappy marriage ending in murder...

    For fans of authors like David Hewson, Mark Billingham, Tess Gerritsen

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer series
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £23.97
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  • WVFW 9 years +

    Imagine you were there... Winning the Vote for Women (Hardback)

    Caryn Jenner

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    This book encourages children to imagine they were there when women won the right to vote in places ranging from New Zealand in 1894 to Saudi Arabia in 2014.

    It covers these world-changing events in great detail, focusing on the strong-willed people who fought for this right and the global petitions, campaigns, marches and peaceful protests that helped them on the way. It also reveals the extreme measures taken by suffragists and suffragettes to change history.

    This book has stunning photography and illustrations to highlight the courage of those who fought - and continue to fight for - equality.
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  • LCAN

    Louise Candlish Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Louise Candlish

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    Our House author Louise Candlish writes gripping contemporary novels packed with twists and turns that will have you reading long into the night.

    The Disappearance of Emily Marr finds the title character finding herself at the centre of a media witch hunt when her affair with a married neighbour is made public; Other People's Secrets follows Ginny and Adam Trustlove as they head to Italy on holiday despite being torn apart by personal tragedy; and The Second Husband finds a new neighbour making Kate Easton and her two children's lives hell...

    Three expertly crafted tales of scandal, obsession and adultery that you won't want to put down.

    For fans of authors like: Clare Mackintosh, S.J. Watson, Maria Semple
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £26.97
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  • RRAV 10 years +

    Rose Raventhorpe Investigates Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Janine Beacham

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    Nancy Drew meets Downton Abbey in this collection of fresh mysteries set in Victorian England.

    When Rose Raventhorpe's butler is found murdered in book one, she is determined to uncover the culprit - especially since he's the third butler to die in a week! Soon, she learns there is a secret society of crime-fighting butlers - and someone is on to them...

    In book two, Rose vows to help an orphan boy named Orpheus to solve the mystery of his sister's kidnapping. But the investigation is more complicated than she anticipated, as she is lead through fancy tea-rooms, horrible factories and secret underground passages...

    Another murder strikes in the city of Yorke in book three, causing Rose and the secret society of butlers to search for clues in the dark, eerie skitterways - is an ancient ghost-hound on the loose or is it human?
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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    • Just £2.00 per book
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  • EGTD

    The Essential Guide to Drawing Collection - 5 Books (Collection)

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    Five practical and inspirational workbooks to help you hone your drawing skills in areas including perspective and composition, portraits, landscapes, animal and still life.

    These accessible and illustrated books provide step-by-step introductions to their subjects with clear examples of what you should be aiming for - from capturing the likeness of a human being and rendering elements of water, trees and rocks to sketching realistic animals and drawing single objects and themed compositions.

    They are suitable for any level of artist and go through the process of drawing and tackling the subject matter with clarity.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.60 per book
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  • NRGZ

    Energize (Paperback)

    Jo Salter

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    A positive and practical guide to help you recharge your batteries and get that spring back in your step as you think more positively!

    Motivational speaker Jo Salter uses her compassion and humour to bring you sound advice on how to create a balanced lifestyle that is suitable for you. Packed with ideas, exercises, tips and techniques, she provides an energy-boosting strategy that will invigorate the mind and body. Jo even offers tips on dealing with common energy sappers like stress and jet lag.

    This book includes a questionnaire that will help you produce a personalised profile and action plan, as well as an analysis of six types of energy: physical, emotional, intellectual, personal, creative, and spiritual.
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  • PZZA 7 years +

    Puzzle Adventure Stories Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

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    Adventure-loving children can help Ned, Ruby and Mungo the dog make their way through haunted hotels, impossible mazes and mysterious woods in these interactive puzzle books.

    There are codes to crack, mysteries to solve and clues dotted throughout this collection, which also includes exciting stories based around a flying castle, a treasure hunt and an Inca Adventure in a Mummy's tomb.

    Similar to our popular Maze Quest books, children have to complete mazes, spot-the-differences, number puzzles, logic puzzles and more to advance the plots of each exciting story. There are also things to spot on each bright and colourful spread.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
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  • FTBL 8 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Matt and Tom Oldfield

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    Our all-new Ultimate Football Heroes collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 of the world's best footballers including Tottenham and England's Harry Kane, FA Cup 2019 Man of the Match Kevin De Bruyne and World Cup 2018 sensation Kylian Mbappe.

    With engaging cover artwork and a narrative account of each player's career, these books will delight any young football fan and offer a great way of getting children into reading - especially those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    These goal-den biographies are available at a back-of-the-net price and capture the action and excitement of the Beautiful Game in all its glory. They are a must for any young footy fanatic!
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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  • LKPB 3 years +

    The Lion King: Hakuna Matata (Paperback)

    Brittany Rubiano

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    Everybody look left, everybody look right... Simba and co are back in the spotlight with Disney's remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King.

    Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Elf, The Jungle Book), the photo-realistic film features an all-star voice cast including Donald Glover as Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Beyonce as Nala and James Earl Jones (who else?) as Mufasa.

    This companion picture book retells the Hamlet-inspired story with gorgeous artwork and flowing text as Simba attempts to overcome the tragic scheming of his uncle and take his rightful place as king of the Pride Lands.

    It's sure to become a much-loved favourite with any fans of both the original and new film over the coming months. Hakuna Matata!
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  • COGH 9 years +

    Cogheart Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Peter Bunzl

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    Peter Bunzl's Cogheart series contains pacy and imaginative adventure stories that your children will not be able to put down. In fact, don't be surprised if you end up fully engaged in the story of 13-year-old Lily and the search for her inventor father.

    Lily's father disappeared after a Zeppelin crashed and now she's teaming up with Robert, the local clock-maker's son, and a mechanical fox called Malkin to uncover the truth...

    Shadowy figures are closing in and treachery is lurking amongst all the smoky spires of London and soon our intrepid heroes discover a life-changing secret... These steampunk stories are a thrill from first page to last!
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • SPTO 3 years +

    Supertato Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Sue Hendra

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    Four laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling Supertato series!

    Join Supertato and the veggies as they compete in Sports Day at the supermarket; go on an epic treasure hunt; and go against the Evil Pea!

    These fast-moving adventures are filled with exciting illustrations and simple text that little ones will love to read again and again.

    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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  • WRDS 7 years +

    Wordsearches Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Children will have hours of fun completing the wordsearches in these eye-catching books.

    Each book has 190 hidden words to find and the wordsearches are based around fun, popular and engaging themes including princesses, animals, dinosaurs and things that go.

    These are brilliant books for keeping children entertained while on the move or out (e.g at a restaurant) and also perfect for sharing out in party bags!
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • SMGD

    Save Money Good Diet (Paperback)

    Phil Vickery

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    Inspired by his popular ITV show Save Money Good Diet, Phil Vickery's latest cookbook is packed with 70 easy, tasty and nutritious recipes and great advice on eating well.

    The affordable and simple recipes in this cookbook include healthier versions of favourite go-to recipes including fish and chips, chicken tikka masala and spaghetti bolognese. It's all about more nutrition, fewer calories and less money!

    Enjoying these family-friendly meals will help you improve your overall health and lose weight in a very tasty way. Each recipe includes vital nutritional information, prep time, cook time, how many people it serves and a price point.
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  • ED2144

    Construct and Colour Your Own Fire Truck (Other)

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    Children will love colouring in and making their very own fire engine with this creative kit.

    It has 80 corrugated cardboard pieces to slot together and is so easy to assemble. It will help children develop their hand-eye coordination skills and inspire their creativity and is sure to be displayed in pride of place.

    It could also be used as their favourite toys' vehicle when they save the day from a blazing fire during playtime!
    Ages 6 plus
    Assembled size: 48 x 24 x 17cm
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  • LLSS 7 years +

    LOL Surprise! Secrets and Dreams Journal (Hardback)

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    Everyone loves the L.O.L. Surprise BFFs and this super-cute journal gives you a space to write down all your secrets and dreams.

    This book has crafts, quizzes and ample space to write and doodle away.
    • £3.99
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  • BEES Babies

    Busy Bees Collection - 4 Books in a Bag (Collection)

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    This beautiful carry bag holds tried-and-tested Busy Bees baby books including a first 100 words book, a tabbed bedtime book, a peekaboo book with a mirror and a fold-out height chart.

    The soft and sweet illustration style is very appealing and the tactile nature of all of the books makes them pleasing to touch. The sweet height chart features a chart on one side so you can track baby's growing rate (it goes up to 4 1/2 feet/140cm) and a selection of beloved nursery rhymes to share together on the back.

    A wonderful first gift bag for babies, this is sure to inspire an early love of books and help children learn, develop and master essential skills including hand-eye coordination and observation.
    • £9.99
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    • Just £2.50 per book
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  • FMOM 9 years +

    First Man on the Moon (Hardback)

    Ben Hubbard

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    Published in time for the 50th anniversary, First Man on the Moon is a gripping illustrated account of the historic first moon landing.

    Featuring accessible text and contemporary artwork, it breathes new life into the famous story of the first ever moon landing, using short paragraphs to tell this inspiring story.

    It covers the beginnings of the Space Race; the early missions; the successful Apollo 11 voyage; and Neil Armstrong's legendary first steps on the moon - as well as the astronauts' heart-stopping return to Earth.
    • £4.99
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  • AUGH

    The Other Half of Augusta Hope (Hardback)

    Joanna Glen

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    Fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, The Universe Versus Alex Woods and The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton will fall for Joanna Glen's debut novel, The Other Half of Augusta Hope.

    Augusta Hope has always felt a little bit like an outcast. At the age of 6 she was memorising the dictionary; at 7 she took great joy in correcting her teachers; and at 8 she decided to spin a globe to choose her favourite country: Burundi.

    Augusta doesn't change even when she grows up... She has no interest in the gossip or the goings-on of the small town where she lives with her parents and twin sister but when some tragic news upends her life, she's determined to find out where she belongs.

    Her journey of discovery takes her to the most unexpected places and you will love joining her as she learns life lessons and begins to appreciate the joys and pains of love, loss, family and fitting in...
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  • HPSC 5 years +

    Harry Potter Ultimate Sticker Collection (Paperback)

    DK

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    Magically build up your knowledge of the Wizarding World with this LEGO Harry Potter sticker book.

    It includes over 1,000 stickers of Minifigures, vehicles and locations featured in the books, films and LEGO sets and gives young witches and wizards the chance to jump aboard the LEGO Hogwarts Express, take part in a Quidditch match and battle the evil Lord Voldemort.
    • £3.99
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  • WMDG

    Why Mummy Doesn't Give A ... (Hardback)

    Gill Sims

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    Gill Sims, the creator of Peter and Jane and bestselling author of Why Mummy Drinks, hilariously captures the trials and tribulations of all stages of parenthood in Why Mummy Doesn't Give a ****!

    With some fruity language and hearty cursing, she candidly and hilariously talks about the 'phases' and 'stages' of growing up and how children never seem to grow out of them - and how, if they do, another one comes along shortly after! From potty training to picky eating and refusals to nap to snarky back chat, she ponders when it will all end...

    Mummy has dreams of living in a quirky rural cottage with a big garden but life hasn't turned out the way she hoped. Her precious moppets are now teenagers and are communicating mainly in grunts while they Snapchat the night away...
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  • ED2153

    Princess Pairs (Other)

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    Children will have a right royal time playing matching pairs with these princess-themed cards.

    All 72 cards feature bright and bold illustrations and are perfect for helping children develop their coordination, observational and matching skills. There are pairs and families of princesses to pair up!
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