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Incredible Bakes

Get your baking fix with less of the sweet stuff. For those looking to reduce their sugar intake, now you can have your cake and eat it too! This is a sweet baking book with a difference — all the recipes are free from refined sugars. Not that you’d notice it, of course — all the recipes are triple-tested and …

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Cooking for Busy Mums

In this book, Amanda shares her most popular, most delicious and quickest recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that will make feeding your family a whole lot easier. Alongside, she includes valuable information on nutrition for kids, how to cope with fussy eaters, how to save money at the supermarket and great, simple ideas of packing a school lunch box. …

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Awful Auntie

Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret – and slightly spooky – weapon up her sleeve….                   Awful Auntie ISBN: 9780007453627 Author: David Walliams Ages: 9-11years HarperCollins Publications   Since …

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Raising Ryland

A moving story – which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family – RAISING RYLAND is a mother’s first-hand account as she makes the emotional choice to embrace her transgender child through his transition. This powerful, moving story-which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by …

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Ruby Redfort: Pick Your Poison

Meet Ruby Redfort: supercool secret agent, code-cracker … and 13-year-old girl, created by award-winning author Lauren Child. Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius – you can count on her when you’re between a rock and a hard place. There’s a lot to lose sleep over in Twinford: there’s the snakes and the bivalves, but they aren’t half as …

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The Elementia Chronicles : The Dusk of Hope

Part one of the stunning conclusion to the Elementia Chronicles: an unofficial MINECRAFT-fan adventure series, inspired by the bestselling game. The stunning conclusion to the Elementia Chronicles: an unofficial MINECRAFT-fan adventure series, inspired by the bestselling game.                   The Elementia Chronicles – Book Three: Part One – The Dusk of Hope ISBN: …

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The Siren

The Siren.  follows Kahlen, a siren, as she lives life with her sisters in service to the Sea, singing ships into their doom and keeping her deadliness a secret. She’s managing as well as can be expected for a girl who’s forbidden to speak, sing, and laugh, until she meets Akinli, a boy connected to the Ocean in his own way. …

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Crenshaw

Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There’s no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He’s large, he’s outspoken, and he’s …

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Mister Spears and his Hairy Ears

I trim and I trim and still the hair growsway past my knees, down to my toes …Nothing that Mister Spears tries can stop his ear hair growing – not even wearing a motorcycle helmet! Then a flash of inspiration brings the answer, one that leads to a big change in life for him and his cute cat Tiger. Another …

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Zombiefied Infected

The second book in this hilariously spooky and spookily hilarious new middle-grade series Benjamin Roy is now a zombie …well, a half-zombie to be exact. The trouble is he can’t tell anyone about his new infrared vision and super-speed. Not even his best friend, Sophie. ‘Cause he’s pretty sure the government or the police or, even worse, his parents will …

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