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My Name Is Parvana (The Breadwinner collection)

My Name Is Parvana (The Breadwinner collection)

Fifteen-year-old Parvana has rebuilt her life after being reunited with her mother and sisters. But suspicion and fear towards the education of women have put them all in danger. When Parvana is held at an American army base in Afghanistan, suspected of being a terrorist, she must protect her family at all costs.

Suitable for age 11+.

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Planet Stan: 1

Planet Stan: 1

Sometimes the only way to make any sense of my life is to put it all into charts and diagrams . . . but even that just makes me realize how far away from normal my family is, especially my little brother Fred! I hope that you’ll find some useful survival tips in this book, but if not, then at least it’ll cheer you up to know your life is considerably less chaotic than mine!Stan loves everything to do with space, along with a calming, ordered environment, pie charts, and Venn diagrams. His dinosaur-loving younger brother Fred is the opposite: chaotic, messy, prone to leaving snails under Stan’s bed and ladybirds in his lunchbox. Surely they must have something in common? As Stanley struggles to cope with his high maintenance brother and his hair-brained schemes he charts all the ups and downs of his life in a series of hilarious infographics in this highly-illustrated and visually-appealing book.

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The Accidental President (The Accidental Series)

The Accidental President (The Accidental Series)

On a visit to the US things take a strange turn for 12-year-old Ajay when, completely at random and totally by accident, he is sworn in as the new president. Well, I guess he can’t be any worse than that guy who had the job before him, right? Wrong…

Suitable for age 9+.

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The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister

Grown-ups have had their turn at running things, and let’s face it, they’ve been rubbish! It’s time that a kid was in charge. Where there is grumpiness, may we bring giggles, where there is jelly, may we bring ice-cream, where there are chairs, may we bring whoopee cushions!

Suitable for age 9+

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The Accidental Secret Agent (The Accidental Series)

The Accidental Secret Agent (The Accidental Series)

When you hear the words ‘international super spy with a licence to kill’, you’re probably not thinking of a thirteen-year-old boy with an overactive imagination called Kevin.
But through an incredible mix up, Kevin happens to be the secret service’s latest recruit and the fate of the world rests in his hands.

Suitable for age 9+.

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The River Singers

The River Singers

After the death of their mother, Sylvan and his siblings have to leave their burrow and set off on a journey along ‘The Great River’. Each character shows courage and bravery as they try to find somewhere they can all stay together, feel safe, and call home. A book that will appeal to a wide range of readers and encourage a love of nature.

Suitable for age 9+.

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To the Edge of the World

To the Edge of the World

Jamie had thought that if he could just reach the boat then he could convince Mara to stay, but now he was on board and along for the ride. There was no going back, they were in this together – sailing to the islands at the edge of the world. A beautifully written tale of courage, friendship, and survival.

Suitable for age 9+

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Wizarding for Beginners

Wizarding for Beginners

If you dream of making potions, casting spells, and swishing your wizard robes around importantly, this book is for you!

Suitable for fans of funny illustrated fiction, dragons, knights and quests. Age 7+.

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