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Spurred into action when her seagull friend gets poorly from eating plastic, young Stella is soon on a campaign for change. A beach clean up and plastic straw ban sparks her whole community into action and soon Stella is making a big impact. And it’s not long before the little seagull and all its animal friends can live in a better environment.

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Present day: Semira doesn’t know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, brought across the desert and the sea by a man who has complete control. Always moving on, always afraid of being caught, she longs for freedom. 1891: Hen knows exactly where to call home. Her stifling mother makes sure of that. But her Aunt Kitty is opening her eyes to a whole new world. A world of animal rights, and votes for women, and riding bicycles! Trapped in a life of behaving like a lady, she longs for freedom. When Semira discovers Hen’s diary, she finds the inspiration to be brave, to fight for her place in the world, and maybe even to uncover the secrets of her own past Gill Lewis is the multi-award-winning and best-selling author of novels including Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, and A Story Like the Wind. This is her unforgettable tale of friendship, hope, and finding the courage to fight for what you believe in.

Picturebook

Do you wanna see a llama? Then come this way, as our self-described ‘llama expert’ takes her friend on a chase around the city. They discover wild and wacky animals around every corner – but are any of them really llamas? Llamas are highly sociable animals, though, and where there’s one, there’s often more … Readers will be shouting at the book with delight as more and more llamas gather in the background, until a whole parade of partying llamas is revealed. But will the children ever find what they’re looking for? Children will love guessing what each new animal is from the glimpse given in the artwork, before turning the page to find out and there are fun facts about all the animals at the end of the book. A fantastically funny follow-up to Wanna See a Penguin? by the award-winning author of You Must Bring a Hat.

Chapter book

LEAP INTO THIS NEW ADVENTURE-PACKED CHAPTER BOOK SERIES FROM SUPER HAPPY MAGIC FOREST CREATOR MATTY LONG!

Croaky Hopper isn’t like other little frogs. His head is filled with thoughts of wild adventures. He dreams of hopping across crocodile-infested waters, or being chased by a giant boulder, just like the famous TV explorer Tennessee Toad. But where can an energetic amphibian like Croaky find real-life adventure? When his Aunt Lilly signs him up for the Woggle Scouts, he expects to spend his time crafting with pinecones and selling cookies, but he soon discovers there’s much more in store, as scout leader, Winston the Puffin, takes the scouts on a dangerous expedition to search for a sasquatch.

Picturebook

Crab is a big crab in a small rockpool and he RULES THE ROCKPOOL . . . or so he thinks.

When a big wave sweeps him and Prawn into an even larger pool, he has to reevaluate his place in the hierarchy. If Crab doesn’t RULE THE ROCKPOOL, who does?

Acclaimed picture-book creator, Matty Long, brings his hallmark talents of deadpan comedy and hilarious illustrations to this fascinating picture book. Readers can feast on a diet of facts about the ecosystems of a rockpool and laugh out loud at the same time.

Picturebook

A beautiful, colourful and bold picture book that encourages children to notice the small things, think big, and express themselves! Matisse is a young snail who loves to create beautiful drawings with his trail. The trouble is most of the time people are far too busy to even notice them. It’s only when a child notices Matisse’s beautiful trails that his art is finally celebrated – and they inspire a whole class of children to get creative too!

Picturebook

Red is finally old enough to go into the city on her own. One day, she sets off with her trusty dog Woody to take a cake to Grandma, but the city makes Red feel hungry and she eats the cake. Determined to find a new present for Grandma, Red journeys deeper into the city but she is consumed by a seemingly overwhelming amount of choice. Like all children, Red must find her own path and discover what matters the most. This stylish and beautiful book is the perfect gift.

Chapter book

This flagship gift edition illustrated by Lauren Child is a glorious celebratory tribute to the strongest girl in the world in her 75th anniversary year. Pippi Longstocking lives in Villa Villekulla with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. Pippi and her friends Tommy and Annika have the best time together-going to the fair, buying ALL the sweets in the sweet shop, and getting shipwrecked for the weekend. But the fun might stop all too soon if Pippi agrees to go back to sea with her father.

Chapter book

Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique! Isadora is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and she’s a bit of both. Isadora and her family are visiting the Frost Festival, a huge celebration of the winter fairies! There’s ice skating, fairground rides, gingerbread houses and lots of delicious fairy hot chocolate. It’s magical! But in the hustle and bustle Isadora gets separated from both her family and Pink Rabbit. Can she find them before the grand fairy lights are switched on?

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Celebrating 65 years of one of the most popular children’s stories ever written, this anniversary edition of Philippa Pearce’s best-loved classic will enchant readers everywhere.

When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle’s house for the summer, he resigns himself to endless weeks of boredom. Lying awake at night, he hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike . . . eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! How strange! When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical garden. A garden that everyone told him doesn’t exist. A garden that only he can enter . . .

In this enchanted thirteenth hour, the garden comes alive-but Tom is never sure whether the children he meets there are real or ghosts . . . This magical story is one of the best-loved children’s books of all time.

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