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From award-winning author Polly Ho-Yen, comes a beautifully illustrated story for readers aged 7+.

Yara has only glimpsed the last dragon on Earth twice. She’s got other things to worry about: her sister is in hospital, her parents are panicking, and her new teacher has labelled her a troublemaker and wants her out. But one evening, in the glow of the lights of the shopping centre in Milton Keynes, Yara finds herself being watched by the last dragon and, before it departs, it leaves her a gift: its only egg.

Entrusted with the care of the last dragon egg, Yara discovers it is more powerful than she could ever have imagined. But there are others who want it and they’ll stop at nothing to steal it for themselves…

A moving story about bravery, self-belief and our responsibility to protect the natural world.

Chapter book

A funny and heart-warming story for readers aged 6-9 from award-winning author Nikesh Shukla.

Vinay, Musa, Inua and Nish are best friends. Nothing can separate them… until one day when Vinay’s cousin comes to invade his bunk bed haven (i.e. share his room). When a prank war starts, can the friends remember what really matters?

Filled with fun illustrations by Rochelle Falconer, The Council of Good Friends is full of both hilarious mayhem and caring moments of friendship.

Chapter book

Maya is excited to join Cricket Club at school, but between sports superstars, the big green monster, and her ACTUAL MUM coming to coach the team, she has a lot to handle. And on top of that, Mind thinks they’ve forgotten something important… like sending a letter to Grandad in India! Can Maya and Mind work it all out in time for their big cricket game?

Funny, and with heaps of heart, this is a delightful story for younger readers accompanied by beautiful and dynamic illustrations.

Chapter book

Ita is afraid of lots of things. She’s afraid of talking to her classmates at her new school. She’s afraid of walking through her new town. But most of all she is afraid of water.

When one day she realises the river in her new town turns her into a fish, she is forced to face up to her fears. In doing so, can she bring her family together again?

With themes of change, and deftly tackling the topic of fear for younger readers, this is another heart-warming and beautifully-written early reader by Polly Ho-Yen, filled with charming artwork by Sojung Kim-McCarthy.

Chapter book

Set in Juniper five years before A Kind of Spark comes a powerful coming-of-age story from award-winning author Elle McNicoll.

As Keedie and her twin Nina approach their fourteenth birthday, they seem to only be growing further apart. Keedie instead feels drawn to, and fiercely protective of, their quiet younger sister Addie – who on the surface is the opposite of loud and fiery Keedie, but in fact they have more in common than anyone knows.

Chapter book

Yusuf has messed up big time… AGAIN. He needs to defend his family’s honour. What better way to do that than by running for class president?

Expect more chaotic mishaps, more mayhem, and even more laughter!

The second book in the My Laugh-Out-Loud Life series.

Stuntboy is BACK…

Or front. Depends on if his super friends (Zola and Herbert the Worst Who Is Now Herbert the Okay) are running faster than him… into the EMPTY apartment they’ve found.

Could this be the perfect home base from where three superheroes can save the iguanas, trick the bullies, and not have to deal with the FRETS?

Chapter book

From the bestselling author of the Waterstones Prize shortlisted Front Desk series.

A gripping middle-grade novel about Lina, who leaves China to live with her parents and sister in the US, after five years apart. She’s been waiting for this moment but it’s not exactly like the postcards…

As Lina reckons with the big change and feeling left out, she learns about family, friendship, and the power of belonging. And when her teacher starts facing challenges for her latest book selection, a book that deeply resonates with Lina, it will take all of Lina’s courage and resilience to get over her fear in order to choose a future where she’s finally seen.

Chapter book

MIA TANG IS PLAYING TO WIN!

The Women’s World Cup is coming to California, and everyone has football fever – especially Mia! But when her PE teacher gives her a C, Mia has to pull up her grade by scoring interviews with the championship teams. It’s not so easy when… 1. Th two teams are hunkered down in secret hotels in Pasadena and not taking any media requests. 2. Mr Yao is back at the motel- as a co-owner! Jason is sure his dad deserves a second chance. Mia is not so sure. 3. Mia’s parents are trying to buy a house of their very own, which turns out to be a LOT harder than they thought!

As Mia aims for her goals, she’ll have to face strikers from all corners, as well as her own fears. But if anyone can find a way to win big, it’s Mia Tang.

The fourth book in the FRONT DESK series – following Mia Tang as she plays to win!

Chapter book

Nature-loving Timi is unsettled by the arrival of a new sibling and turns to tending a tree growing in his local library. But there is something magical about the tree and it is growing FAST… and the library is going to close. Can Timi save the library and his tree, and maybe bring his community closer together along the way? A charming early reader for ages 5-8, filled with black-and-white illustrations.

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