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Books for Children

Books for Children

From new-born babies upwards, we’re really good at finding the right book for every child. Whether it’s a picture book, an early reader or a gripping adventure, we’ve got a great selection for your children to explore. If you need help, we love to recommend and we relish the challenge of engaging reluctant readers. We also carry Bond Assessment Papers, 11+ Practice Tests and lots of non-fiction to support your child’s curriculum.

Midnight

Midnight

Paperback £7.99

Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back in their most gripping story yet, as book 11, Midnight, picks up where Resurrection left off – and runs. For years, Valkyrie Cain has struggled to keep her loved ones safe from harm, plunging into battle – time and time again – by Skulduggery Pleasant’s side, and always emerging triumphant. But now the very thing that Valkyrie fights for is in danger, as a ruthless killer snatches her little sister in order to lure Valkyrie into a final confrontation.

No Ballet Shoes in Syria

No Ballet Shoes in Syria

Paperback £6.99

Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn a prestigious ballet scholarship. But at the same time, Aya and her family must fight to be allowed to remain in the country, to make a home for themselves and to find Aya’s father – separated from the rest of the family during the journey from Syria.

Julian is a Mermaid

Julian is a Mermaid

Paperback £6.99

Everything changes the day Julian sees three mesmerising women dressed up as mermaids. All he can think of is becoming a mermaid himself. But what will his Nana think?

Spies in St. Petersburg

Spies in St. Petersburg

Paperback £6.99

With Sophie still missing in action after their explosive mission in Paris, Lil decides to take matters into her own hands. On a new mission for the Secret Service Bureau, can Lil find Sophie in misty, mysterious St Petersburg?Can they uncover the identity of their true enemy and can they trust anyone – even the Bureau? It’s time for Sophie and Lil to put their spy skills to the test.

Horrid Henry; Up, Up and Away

Horrid Henry; Up, Up and Away

Paperback £5.99

Number One for fiendish fun! Horrid Henry takes to the skies in UP, UP AND AWAY!Horrid Henry is back and cheekier than ever wreaking havoc on an airplane, being forced to write an essay about the Tudors, sabotaging the school play and sneaking on to a forbidden rollercoaster.

Ducktective Quack

Ducktective Quack

Paperback £6.99

There’s a crime wave in the town and Ducktective Quack needs your help to solve the mystery. Follow the clues in the pictures and see if you can work out who-done-it! Someone has been helping themselves to all the cakes and sweet treats and it’s down to Ducktective Quack and her sidekick, Constable Crackling, to catch the culprit. A hilarious and engaging story full of clues to spot and a delicious crime to solve.

Big Cat

Big Cat

Paperback £6.99

Isobel’s grandma has lost her glasses and she can’t see a thing without them. While Isobel and Gran are in the garden searching for the specs, they come across a cat. A very big cat. A very big and friendly cat. The big cat moves in with them, much to the disgust of all gran’s other cats.

He might be good fun, but he takes up lots of space and eats every scrap of food. Eventually the new cat’s mum and dad turn up, looking for their missing son. And they just happen to have found gran’s glasses too.

Death in the Spotlight: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery

Death in the Spotlight: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery

Paperback £6.99

Fresh from their adventure in Hong Kong, Hazel and Daisy are off to the Rue Theatre in London to face an entirely new challenge: acting. But danger has a nasty habit of catching up with the Detective Society, and it soon becomes clear that there is trouble afoot at the Rue. Jealousy, threats and horrible pranks quickly spiral out of control – and then a body is found. Now they must take centre stage and solve the crime … before the murderer strikes again.

What our customers say

Everyone there is enthusiastic and friendly. They really know about books, and they display them so enticingly that it is hard to walk past! They are expert at looking up obscure publications, and efficient at getting most things in the very next day. Couldn’t be better.

They know about books and can discuss them, and when you order them they arrive quicker than you can say Amazon.


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