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  • When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    Judith Kerr

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks, June 28, 2012)
    Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World War.Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your noticing, it became dangerous for some people to live in Germany any longer. Suppose you found, to your complete surprise, that your own father was one of those people.That is what happened to Anna in 1933. She was nine years old when it began, too busy with her schoolwork and toboganning to take much notice of political posters, but out of them glared the face of Adolf Hitler, the man who would soon change the whole of Europe – starting with her own small life.Anna suddenly found things moving too fast for her to understand. One day, her father was unaccountably missing. Then she herself and her brother Max were being rushed by their mother, in alarming secrecy, away from everything they knew – home and schoolmates and well-loved toys – right out of Germany…
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  • The Fowl Twins

    Eoin Colfer, Nathaniel Parker, HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks

    Audible Audiobook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Nov. 5, 2019)
    Criminal genius runs in the family.... Myles and Beckett Fowl are twins, but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is impeccably neat, has an IQ of 170 and 3-D prints a fresh suit every day - just like his older brother, Artemis Fowl. A week after their 11th birthday the twins are left in the care of house security system NANNI for a single night. In that time, they befriend a troll on the run from a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun, both of whom need the magical creature for their own gain.... Prepare for an epic adventure in which The Fowl Twins and their new troll friend escape and get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened and killed (temporarily)...and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms but the one that exists between a pair of twins. The first book in the blockbusting new series from global best seller Eoin Colfer.
  • Bedlam

    Derek Landy

    Paperback (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, June 4, 2019)
    The 12th explosive novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, BEDLAM will blow your mind – and change everything…On a desperate journey to recover her sister's lost soul, Valkyrie Cain goes up against the High Sanctuary itself, and there's nothing Skulduggery Pleasant can do to stop her. With Abyssinia's grand plan about to kick off in a night of magic, terror, and bloodshed, it falls to Omen Darkly to save the lives of thousands of innocent people. And as the madness unfolds around him, as hidden enemies step into the light, and as Valkyrie is sucked into a desperate, lawless quest of her own, he has no choice but to become the hero he never really wanted to be ― or die in the attempt.
  • Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Lost Fairytales

    Anna James

    Paperback (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, April 2, 2020)
    A magical adventure to delight the imagination. The curl-up-on-the-sofa snuggle of a series from a uniquely talented author.Tilly Pages is a bookwanderer; she can travel inside books, and even talk to the characters she meets there. But Tillys powers are put to the test when fairytales start leaking book magic and causing havoc . . . On a wintery visit to Paris, Tilly and her best friend Oskar bravely bookwander into the land of fairytales to find that characters are getting lost, stories are all mixed-up, and mysterious plot holes are opening without warning. Can Tilly work out who, or what, is behind the chaos so everyone gets their happily-ever-afterThe second enthralling tale in the bestselling PAGES & CO series.
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  • Destiny and the Wild Horses

    Stacy Gregg

    Paperback (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Aug. 20, 2020)
    The third Pony Club Secrets adventure by bestselling author of The Princess and the Foal.Issie and her horse, Blaze, are spending summer in the countryside instead of at pony club. But Issie doesn’t mind because she’ll be training horses for the movies!At her aunt’s farm, Issie hears of plans to cull a group of wild ponies. She’s determined to save them, especially the beautiful stallion Destiny.It’s lucky that Issie can call on her pony-club friends because she is going to need all the help she can get…
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  • Seasons of War: Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 13

    Derek Landy, Kevin Hely, HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks

    Audible Audiobook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, April 2, 2020)
    The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series, Seasons of War will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before.... War is coming. To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest - not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light....
  • The One and Only Ivan

    Katherine Applegate, Adam Grupper, HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks

    Audible Audiobook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Sept. 5, 2019)
    Winner of the Newbery Medal 2013 Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo. Ivan is an easygoing gorilla who has spent his life performing for the crowds at the Exit 8 shopping mall. He rarely misses life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly thinks about it at all. But everything changes when a baby elephant called Ruby arrives and Ivan realises he must find a new life for them both. Told from Ivan's perspective, this is a stand-out novel with a pertinent message, ideal for listeners of 9+.
  • The Brambly Hedge Complete Collection

    Jill Barklem

    Hardcover (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Oct. 23, 2018)
    Celebrate the world of Brambly Hedge with this exquisite slipcased volume containing all eight well-loved, classic picture books plus a special introduction from the author.The mice of Brambly Hedge made their first appearance in 1980 when the four seasonal stories were published. Ever since, readers have loved exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families that live there.In this collection the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a helping hand.Contains 8 complete stories: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story, Poppy’s Babies, Sea Story, The High Hills, The Secret Staircase
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  • Gangsta Granny

    David Walliams

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Oct. 27, 2011)
    A hilarious and moving story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.“I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.” – Sue Townsend, author of Adrian MoleOur hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn’t know about his grandma.1) She was once an international jewel thief.2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels, and now she needs Ben’s help…
  • Nick and Charlie

    Alice Oseman

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, July 16, 2015)
    A short novella based on the beloved characters from the graphic novel Heartstopper and Alice Oseman’s debut novel Solitaire, which was praised as ‘The Catcher in the Rye for the digital age’ by The Times.Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?CHARLIE: “I have been going out with Nick Nelson for two years. He likes rugby, Formula 1, dogs, the Marvel universe, the sound felt-tips make on paper, rain and drawing on shoes. He also likes me.”NICK: “Things me and Charlie Spring do together include: Watch films. Sit in the same room on different laptops. Text each other from different rooms. Make out. Make food. Make drinks. Get drunk. Talk. Argue. Laugh. Maybe we're kind of boring. But that’s fine with us.”Everyone knows that Nick and Charlie are the perfect couple – that they’re inseparable. But now Nick is leaving for university, and Charlie will be left behind at Sixth Form. Everyone’s asking if they’re staying together, which is a stupid question – they’re ‘Nick and Charlie’ for God’s sake!But as the time to say goodbye gets inevitably closer, both Nick and Charlie question whether their love is strong enough to survive being apart. Or are they delaying the inevitable? Because everyone knows that first loves rarely last forever…
  • World's Worst Children

    David Walliams; Illustrated by Tony Ross, Tony Ross

    Hardcover (HarperCollinsChildrensBooks, Aug. 16, 2016)
    The World's Worst Children
  • Happy Girl Lucky: Hilarious new romantic-comedy books for the Instagram generation

    Holly Smale

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Feb. 7, 2019)
    Introducing The Valentines – Happy Girl Lucky, the first book in the hilarious new romantic-comedy series by Holly Smale, author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Geek Girl books.Fame – it runs in the family!The Valentine sisters – Hope, Faith and Mercy – have everything: fame, success, money and beauty. But what Hope wants most of all is love, and it doesn’t matter how far she has to go to find it.Except real life isn't like the movies. Unless of course you're a Valentine . . .