New Titles Childrens April 2017 (arrived in March 2017)

Audio Visual

Get squirrely, directed by Ross Venokur
Frankie, a smooth squirrel with an impeccable sense of style, learns that during his zoo stint, his home forest is being plucked clean by the A.C.O.R.N.S. Institute.
Howard Lovecraft and the frozen kingdom, written and directed by Sean Patrick O'Reilly
Before he becomes the famed horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, young Howard Lovecraft is a curious and imaginative boy living with his mother. But after she unwittingly gives Howard the legendary Necronomicon, he is transported to a dangerous and frozen world populated by horrifying creatures.
Pete's dragon, directed by David Lowery
For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.
Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's showdown.
An all-new original movie! Howdy, Pardner! Welcome to the Crazy Q Dude Ranch. Strap on your spurs and join Scooby-Doo and the gang for a frightfully wacky ride in this all new original movie. You're in for a heap of surprises.
Slugterra. Ghoul from beyond.
Just when the evil Dr. Blakk has been defeated and it seems like Eli Shane's duties as protector of Slugterra are getting easier, a new danger emerges from beyond the 99 caverns.
Surf's up. 2, WaveMania, directed by Henry Yu
Cody, Chicken Joe and Lani are back in their most epic adventure yet! The most radical surfing dream team, The Hang Five puts Cody and his friends to the test and teaches them the meaning of teamwork as they journey to the most legendary surfing spot on the planet.
Nursery rhymes, the Wiggles
Toddler time. Animal songs.
Toddler time. Totally toddlers
Mako mermaids. Season 3, volume 2.
After the battle with the water dragon Ondina blames Weilan for what happened to Evie, but they are forced to put their differences aside when they realise how much they need each other if the dragon is to be defeated.
Transformers, Robots in disguise. Misdirection.
While the Home and Away teams continue to struggle with their teamwork the Autobots learn of a mysterious Decepticon Island and search for clues of the islands whereabouts.
Robot revolution, James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
After a few early glitches in their relationship, Sammy and his 'bro-bot' E are now best friends.
The chocolate money mystery, Alexander McCall Smith
Max and Maddy Twist's parents were once famous, international detectives - before the evil Professor Sardine ruined their careers, that is.

Into Reading

Murdoch Mole digs for gold, Georgie Adams ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick
Murdoch Mole loves to dig, but his molehills are making a mess all over the farm. If only there was some useful digging to do!
Super baby, Lynne Benton and Paul Nicholls
Joel is feeling bored. Then baby Marsha wakes up and drives off in her pram? Can Joel catch up with her?
Pete the cat and the surprise teacher, James Dean
When Pete goes to school, he finds out his teacher is out sick and the substitute teacher is his mum! It's up to Pete to teach the teacher what school is all about.
The calamitous cook, Rachel Delahaye ; illustrated by Janet Cheeseman
In this story it is the grand opening of a new restaurant, but have they got the right chef? As food flies something seems to be going terribly wrong in the kitchen!
Pirate Hank's plank, Penny Dolan and Nacho Gomez
Pirate Hank's Plank is an exciting story for all pirate fans who are beginning to read independently.
Weird snowy day, Alan, Rachel and Megan Gibbons ; illustrated by Jane Porter
It's a cold snowy day and the Weirdibeasts are having fun but there's panic when one tiny classmate gets left behind!
Farmer Finn's silly sheep, Damian Harvey and Steve Brown
Farmer Finn has lost his sheep. The wind is howling, the rain is pouring. Where could those silly sheep be?
The disastrous dentist, Damian Harvey ; illustrated by Ben Scruton
Oliver Payne has discovered a talent for cleaning and fixing teeth! Only they are not just any teeth.
The pet keeper fairies, Daisy Meadows
Join the Pet Keeper Fairies on a magical adventure to save their special animal friends!
The terrifying teacher, Claire O'Brien ; illustrated by Santy Gutierrez
Mr Bloodaxe is not like any other teacher at school, he is just a little bit scary, or possibly even terrifying! He has a striking resemblance to a famous Viking of the same name and his lessons are far from comfortable.
What's your favorite favorite?, Bob Shea
Ballet Cat and her cousin, Goat, try to outdo one another while putting on show for their grandmother.
The magic pyjamas, Karen Wallace and Manola Caprini
Jack cannot get to sleep. It is just too boring! Then Granny sends him some magic pyjamas and the adventure really
Don't get in a mess!, Sam Watkins and Louise Forshaw
It's raining, it's boring. So the children get the paints out. Dad tells them not to get in a mess, but...
The not-so-brave knight, Kay Woodward ; illustrated by Yuliya Somina
When Billy is named a Knight he thinks it can't be that hard.


5,000 awesome facts (about everything!). 3.
A collection of facts about diverse subjects such as food, animals, inventions and more.
Atlas of miniature adventures, [written by Emily Hawkins ; illustrated by Lucy Leatherland]
Discover the world's smallest adventures with this beautifully illustrated journey around the world.
What to do when you feel too shy : a kid's guide to overcoming social anxiety, Claire A. B. Freeland and Jacqueline B. Toner ; illustrated by Janet McDonnell
What to Do When You Feel Too Shy is meant to help kids with social phobias and anxiety using an approach based on cognitive-behavioural principles.
Happy Holi : the festival of colour, Joyce Bentley
Holi the festival of colour is celebrated by Hindus worldwide and this book lets children discover how people around the globe celebrate this important festival and what it means to them, with age-appropriate language.
Film it! : YouTube projects for the real world, Carolyn Bernhardt
Learn all about the celebrated video-sharing site YouTube with fun projects inspired by its features and functions. Create your own video tutorial, perform skits in front of an audience, and make your own podcast. Step-by-step directions and colourful photos bring each project to life.
Post it! : Facebook projects for the real world, Carolyn Bernhardt
Learn all about the famous social-networking site Facebook with projects inspired by its features and functions. Create profile posters for famous people from the past, write status updates from your pet's perspective, and invent your own emoticons. Step-by-step directions and colorful photos bring each project to life.
Snap it! : Snapchat projects for the real world, Carolyn Bernhardt
Learn about the famous image-sharing app Snapchat with fun projects inspired by its features and functions. Make a wacky mask to use for fun selfies, tell a story using only images, and add geotags to your favorite framed photos. Step-by-step directions and colourful photos bring each project to life.
Tweet it! : Twitter projects for the real world, Carolyn Bernhardt
Learn about the renowned social-networking service Twitter with fun projects inspired by its features and functions. Rewrite a favorite story using tweets, create cool hashtag labels for everyday objects, and turn tweets and photos into an amazing work of art. Step-by-step directions and colorful photos bring each project to life.
Share it! : Instagram projects for the real world, Rebecca Felix
Learn about the unique image-sharing app Instagram with fun projects inspired by its features and functions. Create your own photo filters and mini magnetic frames and go on an online image hunt with Instaagram bingo. Step-by-step directions and colourful photos bring each project to life.
People on Earth, Jon Richards and Ed Simkins
Presents an infographic look at human geography, illustrating such topics as which nation's people live the longest and which culture provides the most vacation time for its citizens.
The human-made world, Jon Richards and Ed Simkins
Using an innovative design, maps are populated by infographics, graphs, and icons to represent information and statistics about a subject in a very visual way.
Art, culture, and sports, Jon Richards and Ed Simkins
This visually exciting book takes a unique look at our globe from the perspective of art, culture, and sports.
Immigrant families, H.W. Poole
This book explores the past and present of immigration most specifically, the challenges that young people experience when they grow up in a culture very different from the one their parents know.
Incarceration and families, H.W. Poole
This book looks at the past and present of incarceration in the United States, while also offering encouragement and advice for kids who are eagerly waiting for their parents' release.
Military families, H.W. Poole
Explores the challenges that military families face, such as deployment and frequent moves, but also discusses the ways in which military service can make a family stronger.
Multigenerational families, H.W. Poole
Explores the various ways that multiple generations can challenge but also enrich a family's life.
Multiracial families, H.W. Poole
Explores the benefits and challenges multiracial families face in today's society.
Single-parent families, H.W. Poole
Discusses both the good and the bad of growing up in a single-parent household.
LGBT families : lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, H.W. Poole
Discusses the many types of LGBT families and shows how being different need not be an impediment to being
Teen parents, H.W. Poole
This book looks at the different issues that arise for teen parents, including dealing with family and friends, finishing school, and learning how to be a good
Enough water? : a guide to what we have and how we use it, introduction by Steve Conrad
This guidebook focuses on our global health impact via "water footprints", how much freshwater is used to produce goods and services such as manufacturing, growing, harvesting, packaging, and shipping to market, which teaches young readers how to consume responsibly, and to think innovatively on sustainable freshwater alternatives.
Disability and families, H.W. Poole
Explores the many different types of challenges that exist and discusses how these situations can be a challenge for families, but also a source of great strength.
Homelessness and families, H.W. Poole
This book looks at the problems of homelessness not only the challenges, but also how families can meet and rise above them.
Foster families, H.W. Poole
This book looks at how foster families are made and how they might thrive.
Adoptive families, H.W. Poole
Discusses both the challenges and the many blessings of adoptive families.
Happy Easter : the festival of new life, Joyce Bentley
Easter is celebrated by Christians worldwide to mark the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus, and this book let's children discover how people around the globe celebrate this important festival and what it means to them, with age-appropriate language.
Jason and the Argonauts : the first quest in Greek mythology, Robert Byrd
The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths. Here, master artist Robert Byrd has created a striking telling of the legend for a new generation of readers.
First flight : a collection of stories from Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa.
This is a collection of short stories for children and young adults about people and events of Ngati Kahungunu, an iwi or Maori tribe of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Tales from the Arabian nights : stories of adventure, magic, love, and betrayal, Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.
Māui - sun catcher = Māui - te kaihao i te rā, Tim Tipene ; illustrated by Zak Waipara ; Māori translation by Rob Ruha
Retelling of a traditional legend. The modern Maui is an intermediate-school boy who lives with his Mum and three older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done.
Dog number 1, dog number 10, written and illustrated by Ami Rubinger
A rhyme-completion book, a technique that teaches children about concepts like counting with a fun, fill-in-the- blank challenge that encourages participation.
Collins New Zealand school dictionary & thesaurus.
This new combined Dictionary and Thesaurus ensures you'll always have the words you need at your fingertips.
How things work : discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between, T. J. Resler
Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we!
Science encyclopedia : atom smashing, food chemistry, animals, space, and more!
Food chemistry, atom crashing, wavepower, and robots! These are just a few of the topics covered in this fantastic new science encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of physical and life sciences from A to Z.
Astronomy lab for kids : 52 family-friendly activities, Michelle Nichols
Mini astronomers will learn about things such as the size and scale of planets using sandwich cookies and tennis balls, how to measure the speed of light with a flat candy bar and a microwave, how to make a simple telecope with magnifying glasses, and so much more!
The natural world, Jon Richards and Ed Simkins
This visually exciting book takes a unique look at our globe from the perspective of the wildlife and geology of Earth. Using an innovative design, maps are populated by infographics, graphs, and icons to represent information and statistics about a subject in a very visual way.
50 things you should know about space, Raman Prinja
What exactly goes on at the International Space Station and why does the Earth spin? Just how big is our galaxy and how did the Moon form?
Night sky watcher, Raman Prinja
Get ready to explore the magical night sky. Find out everything there is to know about what you can spot in the sky, such as how explorers used constellations as a form of navigation. Also discover when is the best time to spot comets and why the Moon's appearance has changed over time.
Asteroids, comets and meteors, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Find out about comets and asteroids and where they come from. Discover the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, and learn why shooting stars are not really stars at all.
The Moon, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Describes the characteristics of the Moon and its place in the solar system.
The inner planets, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Find out about the four plants nearest to the Sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. Discover what these planets are like, which has the most moons and which spacecraft have visited them.
The outer planets, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Describes the characteristics of the planets farthest away from the Sun (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune) and their place in the solar system.
The Sun, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Describes the characteristics of the Sun and its place in the solar system.
Earth, Mary-Jane Wilkins ; consultant, Giles Sparrow
Find out how Earth formed and what makes it different from all the other planets. Discover why we have summer and winter and day and night, and learn how spacecraft from Earth explore the solar system.
Ultimate oceanpedia : the most complete ocean reference ever, Christina Wilsdon
From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important!
Animasaurus : incredible animals that roamed the Earth, Tracey Turner ; illustrations by Harriet Russell
From gigantic sharks to giant sloths, meet the beasts of the past! Find out about the fascinating prehistoric creatures that once walked, swam and hunted across our planet.
Ocean animals : who's who in the deep blue, Johnna Rizzo with an introduction by Sylvia Earle
Swim with sharks! Dive with dolphins! Stroll the beach with penguins! Young readers will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of action and beauty.
Amazing animals of Australia's national parks, Gina M. Newton
With its enticing and colourful design and its fascinating information, this is a book that children will want to pore over- either at home, in the classroom or on a road trip.
My encyclopedia of insects and bugs, Antoine Brin, Lionel Valladares
From the creepiest crawliest spider to the most stunning butterfly, My Encyclopedia of Insects and Bugs offers insight into the world of the tiny creatures that surrounds us. Kids will also meet the people whose livelihoodsand livesdepend upon the insect world.
Bugs, bees, and other buzzy creatures.
What's the buzz? Learn all about the insect world with fun activities and amazing facts in Bugs, Bees, and Other Buzzy Creatures.
The book of Australian & New Zealand reptiles, Charles Hope
Australia is a large country with a wide range of climates and habitats. Our island continent is home to lizards, snakes, turtles and crocodiles that are famous the world over. Welcome to the fascinating world of Australian & New Zealand reptiles.
The tragic tale of the Great Auk, Jan Thornhill
For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive.
Hopping ahead of climate change : snowshoe hares, science, and survival, Sneed B. Collard III
Scientists seek to answer the critical question "Can snowshoe hares and other animals that change their coat color each winter adapt to shorter winters caused by climate change?"
Natumi takes the lead : the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family, Gerry Ellis with Amy Novesky
After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants.
Good morning yoga : a pose-by-pose wake up story, Mariam Gates ; illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder
Yoga helps children learn how to focus, relax, and both self-monitor and self-soothe. "Good Morning Yoga" instills these four skills and more, enabling children to jumpstart the day with excitement and meet the adventures that come with mindfulness and perspective.
Good night yoga : a pose-by-pose bedtime story, Mariam Gates ; illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder
Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end.
I am yoga, Susan Verde ; art by Peter H. Reynolds
As a young girl practices various standard yoga poses, she imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.
Go Go Yoga Kids : empower kids for life through yoga, Sara J Weis
For anyone who enjoys kids and yoga and wants to make a positive difference in their lives, Go Go Yoga for Kids: A Complete Guide to Yoga With Kids is the book for you.
Little yoga : a toddler's first book of yoga, Rebecca Whitford & Martina Selway
Here is a playful introduction to nine simple yoga exercises for young children. Toddlers will enjoy moving along with Yoga Baby as they follow the basic poses.
Sleepy little yoga, Rebecca Whitford & Martina Selway
Pictures and simple text portray toddlers in yoga positions.
Engineering, Tom Jackson ; created by Basher
How does a 3D printer work? What stops a skyscraper from falling over? Where does a smart phone store information? Welcome to the world of engineering! ?
Digital technology, Tom Jackson]
From simple abacuses to today's supercomputers, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things digital and computer-related.
Telephones and mobiles, [author, Tom Jackson]
From early forms of communication, such as the telegraph, and morse code to today's super-fast communications through the internet, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things telephone-related.
Aircraft, Tom Jackson
How does the Wright Brother's first airplane compare with today's fighter jets? And might we travel in see-through airliners in the future?
Car, Tom Jackson
From ancient Egyptian chariots to sleek modern supercars, trace the evolution of our never ending quest for speed.
Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt, Mary Kay Carson with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet, in the latest addition to the epic and authoritative Scientists in the Field series.
Spacecraft, Tom Jackson
How have spacecraft changed since the first humans flew into orbit? And will people one day walk on other planets.
How to design the world's best robot in 10 simple steps, Paul Mason
Imagine someone gave you a sackful of money and told you to build a robot. You'd definitely want it to be the best robot in the world. But how do you go about designing that?
Everything robotics, Jennifer Swanson with National Geographic explorer, Shah Selbe
They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.
Farm animals.
Find out about chirping chicks, fluffy ducklings and all their farmyard friends. Then learn how to build a model farm, make a woolen sheep, and even mix up a tasty
The amazing book of LEGO Star Wars, written by David Fentiman
The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars is the perfect introduction to the Star Wars universe for young fans. Children new to Star Wars will love discovering more about the galaxy far, far away in this early years reference book with cool fold-out papers.
Tips for kids Minecraft : cool projects for your LEGO bricks, Joachim Klang
Attention, crafters! It's time to take your biome to a new offline-level and, with minimum bricks from your LEGO collection, make your own favorite Minecraft models.
How to create animation in 10 easy lessons, William Bishop-Stephens
So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-dollar studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flip book to creating stop-motion claymation, you'll soon learn the many ways you can make great animated movies in your own home.
Disney Princess classic fairy tales : featuring Cinderella, Snow White, Belle, and all your favorite fairy tale characters!, illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists
Learn to Draw Disney's Classic Fairy Tales teaches young artists how to draw favorite characters from the most popular animated fairy tales of Disney history, including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Sleeping Beauty.
Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies, [illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists]
Learn to Draw Disney's Classic Animated Movies joins a long list of beloved learn-to-draw titles that span the most popular animated films of Disney history. Disney's Classic Animated Movies digs even deeper into the Disney archives to include favorite classic characters.
Learn to draw Disney Pixar Finding Dory, illustrated by John Loter and The Disney Storybook Artists
Step-by-step instructions for drawing the adorable characters in Disney movie favorite 'Finding Dory.'
51 things to make with cardboard tubes, Fiona Hayes
This book helps you transform unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colours, and styles for a range of ages.
51 things to make with paper plates, Fiona Hayes
51 things to make with paper plates is perfect for those with a creative, crafty streak eager to put their skills to task on recyclable materials in the home.
51 things to make with egg cartons, Fiona Hayes
51 Things to Make with Egg Cartons, transforms unwanted egg cartons into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life, and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.
Music technology, Tom Jackson
From early music players such as the gramophone to today's digital music platforms and players, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things music-related.
Maker projects for kids who love music, Rebecca Sjonger
For kids into music, this title cant be beat! From inspiring profiles of key Maker musicians, to learning the components of different musical instruments, readers will discover how music works in harmony with the Maker movement. Several maker projects give readers opportunities to build their own instruments.
First book about the orchestra, Sam Taplin ; illustrated by Sean Longcrof]
An original first introduction to the orchestra, with sound buttons on each page, to bring all the orchestral instruments to life.
Fantastic beasts and where to find them : Newt Scamander : cinematic guide, [by Felicity Baker]
Newt Scamander is a Magizoologist who travels the world to find and document magical creatures. He rescues a wide variety of beasts, great and small, which he keeps in a leather case that magically provides more than enough room for his incredible creatures.
Batman's guide to being cool, Howie Dewin
Lego Batman reveals how he became the coolest super hero in all of Gotham, introducing his friends and enemies, equipment etc.
Star Wars galactic atlas, illustrated by Tim McDonagh ; written and edited by Emil Fortune
Explore a galaxy far, far away in this stunning guide to the worlds of Star Wars. The Galactic Atlas, illustrated by Tim McDonagh in superb full colour, covers everything from Alderaan and Naboo to Tatooine and Yavin 4, taking in the epic stories, strange creatures and glorious vistas of the entire saga.
The amazing animal adventure : an around-the-world spotting expedition, text and research by Anna Claybourne ; Brendan Kearney [illustrations]
Come on an amazing journey around the world, seeking out the weirdest and most wonderful animals! From the heights of the Himalayas to the deepest depths of the Pacific ocean, explore these 21 exciting places and meet the animals who live in them.
Search and spot. Go!, Laura Ljungkvist
Invites the reader to look for various vehicles and related items hidden or camouflaged in the illustrations.
Look and find cats & dogs, illustrated by Gareth Lucas ; designed by Ruth Russell ; written by Kirsteen Robson
This book contains illustrated animal puzzles. Each page is full of things to find, similarities to spot, objects to detect, and hundreds of details to talk about.
Look and find dinosaurs, illustrated by Gareth Lucas ; designed by Ruth Russell ; written by Kirsteen Robson
Densely packed with vibrantly coloured dinosaurs that fill each page. Each array of dinosaurs is full of things to find, similarities to spot, differences to detect, and lots of other delightful details to talk about. Whilst scouring the pages, young children will also be developing their powers of observation, and their number and language skills.
Look and find zoo, illustrated by Gareth Lucas ; designed by Ruth Russell ; written by Kirsteen Robson
Densely packed with vibrantly coloured zoo animals that fill each page. Each array of animals is full of things to find, similarities to spot, differences to detect, and lots of other delightful details to talk about. Whilst scouring the pages, young children will also be developing their powers of observation, and their number and language skills.
Pokemon gotta catch 'em all! : deluxe essential handbook : the need-to-know stats and facts on over 700 Pokemon.
Shares facts on over seven hundred Pokemon and includes information on the new Kalos characters and the Mega Evolved Pokemon.
Pokemon encyclopedia, Simcha Whitehill [and 3 others]
Gotta catch 'em all! Immerse yourself in the Pokemon universe with this ultimate guide to the Pokemon animated series.
Go gaming! : the ultimate guide to the world's greatest mobile games.
Profiles such popular mobile video games as Minecraft, Clash of Clans, and Hearthstone, and breaks down how to dominate even the trickiest games and levels.
Everything sports, Eric Zweig with sports reporter Shalise Manza Young
Introduces readers to the wide world of sports, providing information on how sports are played, the equipment used, how they were created, and competitions athletes can compete in.
Are you an echo? : the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko, poems by Misuzu Kaneko ; illustrated by Toshikado Hajiri ; narrative by David Jacobson ; with translations and editorial contributions by Sally Ito and Michiko Tsuboi
Are You An Echo? folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Misuzu Kaneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation.
Lots, Marc Martin
This is a picture book with quirky observations and facts about different places around the world. Hong Kong, the Amazon, Antarctica, India from the villages, towns and cities where most people live, to the deserts and vast oceans that cover the surface of the Earth, there is lots to discover, experience and learn from our planet.
Pirates, author and consultant, E.T. Fox
Meet swashbuckling pirates and learn about life out on the high seas as you discover the truths behind the myths with this exciting book full of amazing images, fun quizzes, and incredible information.
Cloth lullaby : the woven life of Louise Bourgeois, words by Amy Novesky ; pictures by Isabelle Arsenault
A beautifully nuanced and poetic story, Cloth Lullaby stunningly captures the life of Louise Bourgeois and tells the story of a relationship between a mother and daughter, the birth of an artist, and how memory is stitched into us all.
Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille, Jen Bryant ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov
Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him.
Swimming with sharks : the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark, Heather Lang ; pictures by Jordi Solano
The true story about the girl who grew up to be the 'Shark Lady' and became one of the most inspiring scientists in the world.
The book of heroes : tales of history's most daring dudes, Crispin Boyer
Everybody needs a role model! Discover the true stories of superheroes, rebels, world leaders, action heroes, sports legends, and many more daring dudes, all of whom played their part to make their mark, make a contribution, and make the world a better place.
The Holocaust : the origins, events, and remarkable tales of survival, Philip Steele
Colour photographs, maps, and historical documents trace the events of the Holocaust, from the roots of Jewish persecution in Europe and the rise of National Socialism to the Final Solution and lasting impact of the Holocaust.
50 things you should know about the Vietnam War, Chris McNab
Not only identifying major political and military figures from both sides of the conflict with the 'Who's Who' pages, this title also documents the significance of medical workers, protesters, and civilians caught in the crossfire. Photos of memorabilia, such as patches, pins, and bracelets, add a personal aspect to the war.
The 9/11 terror attacks, Laura K. Murray
A historical account of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the events leading up to that day, the people involved, the monumental rescue and recovery efforts, and the lingering aftermath.

Older Fiction

Wings : a fairy tale, E.D. Baker
When Tamisin discovers that she is half fairy, she decides to find out more answers directly from the fairies themselves, including her mother, the fairy
Found, S. A. Bodeen
Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange
Addie Bell's shortcut to growing up, Jessica Brody
Seventh grader Addie Bell can't wait to grow up. Her parents won't let her have her own phone, she doesn't have any curves, and her best friend, Grace, isn't at all interested in makeup or boys.
Last day on Mars, Kevin Emerson
While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space.
Cold as ice : always in control, Jenni Francis
Keri's life takes another turn. Coping with a new school, new friends and with her family expanding, she relishes the time out when she is able to go skiing. But even that is spoiled when she has to share it with her possible new step-sister who clearly dislikes her.
The ministry of strange, unusual and impossible things, Paul Gamble
The ministry of strange, unusual and impossible things tells the story of a secret Ministry hidden away in the far reaches of the Ulster Museum in Belfast.
The unbeatable Squirrel Girl : Squirrel meets world, Shannon Hale & Dean Hale
After Doreen, uses her extraordinary powers to stop a group of troublemakers she becomes a full-fledged superhero called Squirrel Girl.
Journey's end, Rachel Hawkins
Faced with a mysterious, deadly fog bank in a seaside Scottish village, new friends Nolie and Bel look for ways to stop it coming across an ancient spell that requires magic, a quest, and a sacrifice.
Into the shadows, Erin Hunter
When the Wild Pack discovers that a traitor is in their midst, the ensuing tensions and suspicions threaten the precarious peace among the survivors, challenging protective Storm to do whatever she can to keep everyone safe.
Tui Street tales, Anne Kayes
Once upon a time some fairy tales came to Tui Street and visited the people who lived there. There were some problems in the street: Jack's mother had secrets, the creek had dried up and Terri was being cyber-bullied, to name a few.
Hideout, Watt Key
When his Mississippi policeman gives Sam a fishing boat, he uses the boat to disappear for hours at time. Exploring the swampy surroundings of his bayou home, Sam finds a boy living on his own in the wilderness.
Me and Marvin Gardens, Amy Sarig King
Obe Devlin spends a lot of his time cleaning up the creek that runs through what little is left of his family's once extensive farmland, and worrying about what the developers are doing nearby, and the pollution it is causing but one day he finds a strange creature by his creek that eats plastic, and soon the animal he calls Marvin Gardens becomes his personal secret, which he believes needs to be protected from pretty much everybody.
Finding Black Beauty, Lou Kuenzler
Aspiring groom Jo comes to love Beauty and when they are separated she travels to London to find him on the way solving the mystery of her long- lost mother. A sweeping tale of a young girl and her love for a horse, and the circumstances that divide them.
Audacity Jones steals the show, Kirby Larson
Audacity Jones and her best friend, Bimmy, are on their way to New York City, with Cypher, who is now a detective in the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, and their assignment involves Harry Houdini and the illusion he is planning--and it will take all of Audie's skills, and the help of her clever cat Min, to prevent the performance from being sabotaged.
The city of night neverending, Steven Lochran
Welcome to Thunder Realm, where cowboy-knights known as paladeros ride dinosaurs, and take up arms during war. Joss, a young orphan, has always wanted to be a paladero and now he finally has that chance.
The forbidden fortress, Diana Peterfreund
Though Gillian and her friends were the ones to find the lost doomsday bunker, no one seems to care about their thoughts on the whereabouts of its creator, Dr. Underberg, or learning the truth about the Shepherds, a mysterious group that will stop at nothing to keep Underberg and Omega City a secret.
Maxi's secrets : (or, what you can learn from a dog), Lynn Plourde
Timminy knows that moving to a new town just in time to start middle school when you are perfect bully bait is less than ideal. But he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi a gentle giant of a dog who the family quickly discovers is deaf.
Song quest, Katherine Roberts
Welcome to a world from another time -- where legendary half-creatures still exist.
Short, Holly Goldberg Sloan
Very short for her age, Julia grows into her sense of self while playing a munchkin in a summer regional theatre production of The Wizard of Oz.

Picture Books

A is for Alice : an alphabet book.
A delightful introduction to the alphabet, using characters and objects from the iconic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking- Glass. A is for Alice, E is for for Egg (Humpty Dumpty of course), Q is for the Queen, not forgetting R for the Rabbit who started off the whole adventure.
Charlie : the cheerful engine, based on The Railway Series by The Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies and Nigel Chilvers
This is a story about Charlie, a fun engine from the Mainland. Thomas wanted to be as much fun as Charlie, but he learned that sometimes it's more important to be Really Useful.
My first zoo : let's meet the animals!
Meet all the exciting zoo animals in Tabbed Board Books: My First Zoo.
Troublesome trucks, based on The Railway Series by The Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies and Nigel Chilvers
The Troublesome Trucks never do as they are told. Can Thomas make them behave, once and for all?
Hugs and kisses, [Judi Abbot]
Whether you're happy or sad or in a big muddle, everyone loves a kiss and a snuggle.
Little Monkey, Marta Altes
It's hard being a little monkey in a big troop, in an even bigger jungle and this little monkey has had enough of always missing out! She's off to climb to the top of the tallest tree in the jungle and she's going to do it all on her own! Except that there's someone following close behind. Someone with claws and stripes and rather sharp teeth.
I don't want curly hair, Laura Ellen Anderson
No! I do not want this big curly hair! It's messy and silly and just plain unfair. All Curly Haired Girl has ever wanted is straight and luscious locks, but when she meets a little girl with the smoothest, silkiest hair, who says all she's ever wanted is spirally, squiggly hair, they are both confused!
I love my grandad, Giles Andreae & Emma Dodd
My grandad is a special man. If I can't do it Grandad can! The joy of spending a fun-filled day with grandad is explored with warmth
James the red engine, Rev. W. Awdry with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby
In James the Red Engine, James has trouble with his trucks, pulls the Express after Gordon loses his way and gets a shiny new red coat of paint!
Tank engine Thomas again, the Rev. W. Awdry with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby
Thomas proudly runs up and down his very own branch line. He runs into trouble along the way but he also makes some new friends, and all turns out happily in the end!
Troublesome engines, the Rev. W. Awdry with illustrations by C. Reginald Dalby
In Troublesome Engines, Henry meets an elephant, James spins like a top and a new engine called Percy comes to the rescue by running away!
Henry and the yeti, [Russell Ayto]
Henry is sure yetis do exist, and he sets off on an expedition to find one. He has packed everything he needs, including a camera to take photos for evidence. But can he find a yeti? And will anyone believe him when he returns home?
At night ; But at night sometimes, Helga Bansch
The animals are all asleep in their respective homes, until things get turned upside down.
Jill & Lion, Lesley Barnes
Jill and Dog jump into the pages of their favoUrite story to help Lion return to the jungle.
Triangle, Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen
Multi-award-winning, bestselling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen conspire again on a slyly funny tale about some very sneaky shapes. Meet Triangle. He is going to play a sneaky trick on his friend, Square. Or so Triangle thinks.
Under the love umbrella, Davina Bell with illustrations by Allison Colpoys
Whatever you fear, come close my dear; you're tucked in safe for always here; and I will never not be near; because of our love umbrella. From this award-winning creative duo comes a stunning celebration of the joy and comfort that love can bring wherever we roam in the big, wild world.
Sunk!, written and illustrated by Rob Biddulph
Penguin Blue and his friends are back in a swashbuckling adventure that sees them cross the seven seas in search of treasure.
I'm a librarian, Brian Biggs
Welcome to Tinyville Town, where everyone has a job to do. In this book, we see what it's like in a day in the life of a librarian.
Busting!, Aaron Blabey
Lou is busting for the loo. But the loo has quite a queue. So what on earth is Lou to do?
Victor and Hugo, Robert J. Blake
When Maestro's accordion gets stuck in a tire and then rolls into the sewers of Paris, two dogs give chase.
The cat book, [Silvia Borando]
If you have always wanted a pet, but your parents have never let you this is the book for you. Because, inside the pages of this book, your new cat awaits. Isn't he sweet? Just look at him twitch his tiny nose!
Priscilla gorilla, Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley
Priscilla is obsessed with gorillas. But when her ape-like behaviour gets her sent to the Thinking Corner, Priscilla wonders if she is really channeling her inner gorilla, or just being a troublemaker.
I love my daddy, Sebastien Braun
"I love my daddy." A phrase that fills the heart of every proud dad. Sebastien Braun's celebration of fatherhood is conveyed in rich pictures.
Who's hiding? : lift the flap, Sebastien Braun
Arthur's pet business, Marc Brown
Arthur's determination to prove he is responsible enough to have a puppy brings him a menagerie of animals to care for. In order to prove to his parents that he is responsible enough to have his own dog, Arthur starts a petsitting business.
Monkey : not ready for the baby, Marc Brown
Monkey is not ready to welcome a new baby to the family.
Arthur goes to camp, Marc Brown
Arthur is not looking forward to Camp Meadowcroak, and when mysterious things start happening there, he decides to run away.
Babar's guide to Paris, Laurent de Brunhoff
When Babar's youngest daughter, Isabelle, heads to Paris on her own for the first time, he tells her how to enjoy the iconic city to the
Splat!, Jon Burgerman
When you turn the pages things go splat! A stunningly original story that plays with the physical boundries of the book as an object to encourage interaction and imagination!
At the park : a point-and-say book, Rod Campbell
At the Park is a classic point-and-say book, which is sure to become a nursery favourite.
Superbat, Matt Carr
Pat the bat decides to be special a Superbat! But he soon realises this is harder than it looks. All his bat friends have amazing hearing. All of them can fly. And all bats can find their way in the dark. Pat is starting to think that he will never stand out until a family of mice see him for what he really is a hero!
Toffee apple, Peter Combe, Danielle McDonald
Toffee apple, nice and licky. One for Judy, one for Nicky. Crunchy munchy, very sticky! Don't forget to clean your teeth!
Wolf in the snow, Matthew Cordell
When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.
A busy day for birds, Lucy Cousins
Peck, hop, flap and make some noise in this story full of colour, rhyme and feathered friends! Flap your wings, fly up high, open your beak and sing in this fun action rhyme story about fantastical birds by multi-award-winning author Lucy Cousins.
The rooster who would not be quiet!, Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow.
Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory, Elys Dolan
Go behind the scenes of Mr Bunny's chocolate factory!
You don't want a unicorn!, written by Ame Dyckman ; illustrated by Liz Climo
A child wishes for a unicorn without knowing how unruly they are as pets.
Flip flap dogs, Nikki Dyson
What do you get when you cross a Labrador with a Beagle? A Labradeagle, of course! What about a Whippet with a Chihuahua? Why, that's a Whippihuahua! A very silly but absolutely engaging doggy book that will charm the whole family.
Heart 2 heart, Lois Ehlert
Alphabet letters and bold, graphic images of fruits and vegetables come together in this book of pun-filled rebuses about love and friendship.
This book is magic, Ashley Evanson
Do you know that you're a magician? In this interactive book, use your fingers to perform all kinds of magic tricks. Tap a hat to make a bunny appear, recite a spell to make books bigger, say "Gone-zo!" to make a ship disappear, and much more. But beware: the clever magic tricks don't always turn out the way you'd expect!
I heart you, Meg Fleming ; illustrated by Sarah Jane Wright
Little ones adore being independent and trying new things. But they also need Mom and Dad's reassurance and snuggles.
Bears are big, Douglas Florian ;illustrated by Barbara Bakos
In this fun, rhyming story by award-winning author Douglas Florian, little ones can meet pairs of animals and discover how they're different!
Flamingos fly, Douglas Florian ; illustrated by Barbara Bakos
Discover what different animals do in this fun, rhyming story by award-winning author Douglas Florian!
Clare's goodbye, Libby Gleeson, Anna Pignataro
We all have our own way to say goodbye.
Monkey and me, Emily Gravett
Features a cheeky little girl and her toy monkey. This book allows young children to guess what animal they are pretending to be, before shouting out the answers as the pages are turned to reveal the real creatures.
Orange, pear, apple, bear, Emily Gravett
The odd egg, Emily Gravett
When Duck finds an egg of his own he's delighted: it's the most beautiful egg in the world! But all the other birds think it's a very odd egg indeed and everyone's in for a big surprise when the egg hatches.
Let's go to nursery!, Caryl Hart, Lauren Tobia
From a wibbly-wobbly building block tower to a sing-song circle, join friends Billy and Bee in a wonderfully bouncy introduction to the hustle and bustle of nursery! It's Billy and Bee's very first day and, at the start, they feel a little shy. But soon they find out there are games to be played, friends to be made, and songs to be sung!
We are family, Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft
Rhyming text and illustrations of families explore how all families are different, but also the same.
Tangi ana te pere, nā Maxine Hemi ; nā Andrew Burdan nā pikitia
Children at school enjoy singing when their teacher, Nanny Hineari, plays an autoharp. But, one day, the harp goes missing.
When the bell rings, Maxine Hemi ; illustrated by Andrew Burdan
Children at school enjoy singing when their teacher, Nanny Hineari, plays an autoharp. But, one day, the harp goes missing.
Get well soon, Spot, Eric Hill
Spot isn't feeling well and that makes him sad. But with a little help from Mum and his friends, Spot discovers that being poorly has its perks.
Happy New Year, Spot!, Eric Hill
At a New Year's Eve party, Spot and his friends make wishes for the coming year.
Hilda and the runaway baby, Daisy Hirst
Hilda the pot-bellied pig lives at the foot of a hill. Life is uneventful and she is always where she expects herself to be.
When Grandad was a penguin, Morag Hood
What do you do when your Grandad starts acting very much like a penguin? Find out in this brilliantly funny and heartwarming story from talented author and illustrator, Morag Hood.
Animal counting : a lift-the-flap book, [Petr Horacek]
Turn the pages, lift the flaps and see animals of all shapes and sizes bring the numbers one to ten to life.
All ears, all eyes, Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Katherine Tillotson
As darkness falls in the forest, animals hoot, chirp, whirr, and bark, lulling drowsy children to sleep.
Princessland, Emily Jenkins ; pictures by Yoko Tanaka
Bored and in a bad mood, Romy wants Lady Cat to take her to Princessland, until Romy discovers that everyday life can be quite
Cat on the bus, Aram Kim
Using onomatopoeia, this almost wordless story tells of a homeless cat who finds shelter on a bus where she meets a cat-loving Asian grandfather.
Violet and Victor write the best-ever bookworm book, written by Alice Kuipers ; illustrated by Bethanie Murguia
When Violet decides to write a book, she insists that her twin brother help because he has good ideas, but Victor would rather count his pet worms.
Violet and Victor write the most fabulous fairy tale, written by Alice Kuipers ; illustrated by Bethanie Deeney Murguia
Twins Violet and Victor write a fairy tale together, with Violet contributing a castle, a princess, and unicorns and Victor adding a fairy tale-hating witch and a bevy of Australian animals.
Please, puppy, please, Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee ; illustrations by Kadir Nelson
Two toddlers meet their match as they try to raise an adventurous puppy.
Bringing in the New Year, Grace Lin
A Chinese American family prepares for and celebrates the Lunar New Year. End notes discuss the customs and traditions of Chinese New
PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year, written by Virginia Loh-Hagan and illustrated by Renne Benoit
A Chinese-American girl learns how to properly celebrate Chinese New Year when her grandmother from China visits and shows her what to do and what not to do.
Bathtime for Little Rabbit, Jörg Mühle
It's Little Rabbit's bathtime. Run the water, shampoo his ears, make sure he keeps his eyes shut! Now it's time to dry off. Can you help?
Our very own dog, Amanda McCardie ; illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
A human family prepares their home for Sophie, their new dog companion, in a picture book guide for young prospective pet owners that introduces dog-related topics ranging from food and training to walks and dog shows.
Lost and found : Adele & Simon in China, Barbara McClintock
When Adele and Simon take a tour of China in 1905, Simon misplaces his belongings, one by one but they all show up later, revealing their hiding places in Adele's souvenir photographs of the trip.
I do not like Al's hat, Erin McGill
Tired of being pulled out of a magician's hat, Herb the rabbit looks for a new profession.
Zeki can swim!, Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Ruth Hearson
Swimming lessons are such fun! Zeki and his friends swish and swoosh, splish and sploosh.
ABC pasta : an entertaining alphabet, Juana Medina
Introduces the letters of the alphabet that depict a circus of performers and animals which are created out of yummy noodles, tasty veggies, and whimsical utensils.
The branch, written by Mireille Messier ; illustrated by Pierre Pratt
When a branch from her beloved tree snaps off in an icy storm, a plucky girl refuses to let it be hauled away.
My first animals : see and say your first animals, Aino-Maija Metsola
Learn your first animals with stylish artwork from Aino-Maija Metsola.
My first colours and shapes : see and say your first colours and shapes, Aino-Maija Metsola
Learn your first colours and shapes with stylish artwork from Aino-Maija Metsola.
My first words : see and say your first words, Aino-Maija Metsola
Learn your first words with stylish artwork from Aino-Maija Metsola.
Beauty & the Beast, [retold by Anna Milbourne ; illustrated by Lorena Alvarez]
A beautiful retelling of the classic fairy tale, with fabulous illustrations by Lorena Alvarez and intricate, cut- out windows to peep through. Little children will love following Belle and the birds into the Beast's house, discovering the shy Beast hiding in the garden, the harp that plays itself and the handsome Prince in the mirror.
Thank goodness for Bob, Matthew Morgan ; illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo
Max is a child who worries. A lot. He worries about being bitten by spiders, abducted by aliens, or sometimes just that people don't like him enough. Soon it feels like his worries might take over the world! Thank goodness for Bob the dog, who shows Max that the best way to deal with worries is to share them with a friend.
Love is a tutu, words by Amy Novesky ; pictures by Sara Gillingham
Combines rhymes with pink-hued retro illustrations in a book that evinces the earnest love of all things ballet through depictions of little ballerinas dancing across each page.
Road trip, Danny Parker, Nathaniel Eckstrom
The only thing worse than a long and boring road trip is driving with someone who loves long and boring road trips. Even when that someone is your dad!
Hair, Leslie Patricelli
It's important to take care of your hair, even if you only have one!
Nighty-night, Leslie Patricelli
Dinner is finished, the sun is setting, and Baby is getting ready for bed, sneaking in a naked dance before bath time.
My first baby animals, [written and edited by Violet Peto]
Encourage talking and build vocabulary with this fun animal picture book.
My first playtime, [written and edited by Violet Peto]
Encourage talking and build vocabulary with this fun playtime picture book.
I don't know what to call my cat !, Simon Philip & Ella Bailey
Before a little girl has a chance to name the cat that arrives unexpectedly at her house, he disappears again only to be replaced by another "pet," Steve the gorilla.
Colors : book, John J. Reiss
Pictures of fruits, flowers, and other familiar things introduce colours.
Shapes : a book, John J. Reiss
Introduces common shapes such as squares and circles and demonstrates how they can easily be transformed into other forms.
Zoo day, Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
A little boy visits the zoo with his family for the first time and marvels at all of the wonders it offers.
We love you, Rosie!, written by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Linda Davick
Rosie is a family dog who goes about her day exploring opposites. No matter what she does, her family always loves her.
Bob, not Bob!, written by Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick ; pictures by Matthew Cordell
When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom not Bob, who happens to be the family dog.
Nope!, Drew Sheneman
Mama bird is ready for baby to leave the nest, but Baby keeps seeing danger at the base of the tree. What's a mother bird to do?
Baby faces, [written by Dawn Sirett ; illustrated by Christine Battuz]
Look at all the baby faces with Baby Faces. Make a happy face with a smiling baby or make a sad face with a crying baby.
Follow the trail baby dinosaurs, [written by Dawn Sirett ; digitally illustrated by Peter Minister ; design and additional illustrations, Charlotte Milner]
This tactile board book is packed with colourful illustrations to help encourage early learning. every page of this board book has a bright, bold finger trail with a special sparkly, bumpy finish. Packed with life-like dinosaur images really bringing them to life!
Follow the trail bugs, [written by Dawn Sirett ; design and illustration, Charlotte Milner]
Invites young readers to move their fingers along trails on each page of the book to discover facts about four different insects.
Follow the trail minibeasts, [written by Dawn Sirett ; design and illustration, Charlotte Milner]
Little ones will love using their fingers to follow the glittery, bumpy shiny trails in DK's Follow the Trail Minibeasts.
Sometimes we think you are a monkey, Johanna Skibsrud and Sarah Blacker ; illustrations by Julie Morstad
When you are awake you move your little arms and legs just like you are a baby monkey climbing into the leafy branches of a tree. But you are not a monkey.
Diesel, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies and Creative Design
Devious Diesel loves to tease Sodor's steam engines. But when Thomas needs his help, will Diesel rescue a Steamie? Find out in this new engine adventure featuring Thomas and his friends from the Island of Sodor.
Harold, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the Railway series by the Reverend W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies
Harold the Helicopter flies high over the island of Sodor! He believes he's faster than all the engines, so Percy challenges him to a race! Who will win?
Spencer, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the Railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies and Jerry Smith
Spencer is a sleek and shiny engine. When he takes the Duke for a tour around the Island of Sodor, he gets into a spot of bother will the other engines be able to help?
The ghost train, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the Railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies
The perfect Halloween book for fans of Thomas the Tank Engine! One Halloween, Thomas and Emily bravely set out on the night run. But soon they hear spooky noises from the shed and the two engines are not so brave anymore!
Thomas and Bertie's race, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies
When Bertie the Bus comes to Thomas' station, he thinks buses are faster than engines. They decide to have a race, but who will come home in first place?
Thomas goes crash!, [written by Emily Stead] ; based on the railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrations by Robin Davies
When Thomas thinks he can manage without his Driver one day, he soon runs into trouble. And the Stationmaster isn't too happy to have an extra guest at breakfast! All aboard for more Railway adventures featuring Thomas and his friends!
The Zabajaba Jungle, William Steig
Leonard penetrates the mysterious Zabajaba Jungle where odd adventures await him, from carnivorous flowers to a petrified monster.
Faraway fox, written by Jolene Thompson ; illustrated by Justin K. Thompson
A lonely fox roams the forest where he grew up, searching for his family and finding only strange creatures who stand on their hind legs, until, at last, he finds himself at home.
The museum, Susan Verde ; art by Peter H. Reynolds
A young girl tours and twirls through museum galleries experiencing different emotions evoked by different styles of art, and then expresses her energy and inspiration when she finds an empty canvas.
The singing dolphin = Te aihe i waiata, Mere Whaanga
Told in Māori and English, Mere Whaanga has spun a tale in the traditional style of a Māori legend
This bear, that bear!, Sian Wheatcroft
In this colourful, energetic tale, Little Bear and his dad enjoy a fun day out at the bear parade. Who will Little Bear see at the bear parade? Will it be 'this bear, that bear, likes to wear a hat bear?' One thing's for sure the day will be full of surprises.
Bottoms up!, Jeanne Willis ; illustrated by Adam Stower
Almost a full moon, Hawksley Workman ; illustrated by Jensine Eckwall
Almost a Full Moon is a warm-hearted story of family, community, food and home. A boy and his grandmother host a gathering in their small cabin in the middle of winter. Friends travel from near and far, and some new friends even turn up. The walls of the cabin are elastic and the soup pot bottomless; all are welcome.
Spring hare, Eugene Yelchin
An adorable baby hare springs into an adventure, following his human friend up, up, and away in this flight of fancy.
Train man, Andrea Zimmerman & David Clemesha
A young boy imagines what it would be like to drive a train and take his little brother along for the ride.

World Languages

Baolini he feng zhong wang zi
Shinkansen de ikō
Zōkibayashi no sumō taikai
Gyōretsu no dekiru resutoran
Takoyaki no takosaburō
Hataraku kuruma : tappuri shashin zukan : omocha mitai ni tanoshii ehon! : tappuri shashin to 3D irasuto.
Yubisakichan no daibōken
Obake no meiroe
Ichinichi konchū
Piyopiyo obāchan no uchi
Ichiban shiawase na okurimono
Yasai no gakkō : tomatochan no tabidachi
Sayonara mama ga obake ni natchatta
Shikake no nai shikake ehon, Nobumi
Unkochan yōchien e iku, Nobumi
Bokura wa umaimon furaiyāzu, Okada Yoshitaka saku
Tondemonai, Suzuki Noritake
Iruyonē konna ko : iyaiya bubuta no, Takai Yoshikazu
Udon tai rāmen, Tanaka Rokudai
Nadenade momonchan, Toyota Kazuhiko
Onara shiritori, Tupera Tupera
Itsudatte tomodachi
Densha ga hashiru, Yamamoto Tadayoshi saku e
Kono ato dōshichaō, Yoshitake Shinsuke

Younger Fiction

Where do they go?, Julia Alvarez ; illustrated by Sabra Field
Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.
Torty and the soldier : a story of a true WWI survivor, text, Jennifer Beck ; iIllustrations, Fifi Colston
Meet Torty! She's one tough little tortoise with a beat-up shell and some missing toes.
Helper and helper : Snake and Lizard, Joy Cowley, Gavin Bishop
We should have a new sign, said Lizard. Exactly what I was thinking! cried Snake.
My friend Tertius, Corinne Fenton ; illustrated by Owen Swan
One question kept echoing in my mind if I had to leave, what would I do with Tertius?
Attack of the giant octopus, Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer
When the babies who are being fed on human snot mutate into half-human brats, Hedy Mandible uses her hypnotic control over Cheyenne to force her to teach them proper behaviour, while the Jackal initiates another elaborate scheme to assassinate Wally.
Please don't eat the children, Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer
While trying to convince the FBI that giant ants are kidnapping and enslaving the citizens of Cincinnatti, twins Wally and Cheyenne Shluffmuffin, with the help of their vampire father, escape the clutches of the enormous ghouls who want to adopt--and eat--them.
The Shluffmuffin boy is history, Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer
Although a paid assassin is stalking Wally while his twin sister Cheyenne is under the power of the queen ont, it is up to them, their vampire Dad, and their friends to save the human race from the giant onts.
The vampire's curse, Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer
Having been reunited with their zombie father only to have him turn into a vampire after drinking an experimental elixir of life, the ten-year-old Shluffmuffin twins continue to try to elude the giant ants who want to enslave all humans.
Treachery and betrayal at Jolly Days, Dan Greenburg ; [illustrated by Scott M. Fischer]
The ten-year-old Shluffmuffins twins, still evading the evil, giant ants that tried to adopt them, discover the culinary delights of swamps and encounter a zombie who bears a strange resemblance to their deceased father.
When bad snakes attack good children, Dan Greenburg ; illustrations by Scott M. Fischer
Followed by an assassin and her poisonous snakes, ten-year-old twins Wally and Cheyenne Shluffmuffin try to get from their Ohio home to the FBI training facility in Quantico, Virginia, to get help in freeing human hostages from the onts.
Where's Wally, Martin Handford
Celebrate 30 years of searching for Wally in this one-off edition of the original eye-boggling classic!
Sir Lance-a-Little and the Ginormous Giant, Rose Impey, Katharine McEwen
Trust Sir Lance-a-Little's pesky cousin, Pincess Plum, to cause trouble again by running into a Ginormous Giant. Will Sir Lance-a-Little ever get to defeat his number one enemy, the dragon Huffalot?
Sir Lance-a-Little and the Most Annoying Fairy, Rose Impey, Katharine McEwen
Sir Lance-a-Little's number one enemy Huffalot has a toothache. And the bravest knight in Notalot is far too honourable to fight a poorly dragon. Maybe the Most Annoying Fairy can make Huffalot well in time for their battle.
Sir Lance-a-Little and the Terribly Ugly Troll, Rose Impey, Katharine McEwen
Today is the day Sir Lance-a-Little and Huffalot the dragon will finally do battle. But when a Terribly Ugly Troll threatens to eat the winner, maybe it's time for the two enemies to join forces instead.
Sir Lance-a-Little and the Three Angry Bears, Rose Impey, Katharine McEwen
While on his way to battle with a fierce dragon, Sir Lance-a-Little has to save his cousin from the Three Angry Bears.
Sir Lance-a-Little and the Very Wicked Witch, Rose Impey, Katharine McEwen
Sir Lance-a-Little has a new tactic to try on his number one enemy, Huffalot the dragon: it's the element of surprise! And it proves very useful when a Very Wicked Witch comes between him and his battle with the dragon.
The great egg stink, text, Kyle Mewburn ; illustrations, Donovan Bixley
Sometimes a big brain means big trouble. There is a surprise inside Arg's dinosaur egg. His food is too cute to eat.
Henrietta and the perfect night, Martine Murray
Hello everybody, it's me. Henrietta the Great Go-Getter, and I'm having a big think. Right now I'm thinking I'd like a baby sister, so I can dress her up in different sorts of hats. But Mum says we'll have to wait and see. .
The volcano of fire : the fifth adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy, [text by] Geronimo Stilton ; [translated by Julia Heim ; illustrations by Danilo Barozzi ... [et al.]
After receiving a mysterious message summoning him to a meeting, Geronimo Stilton finds himself back in the Kingdom of Fantasy, summoned by the Elves, who want him to travel to the Great Explanatorium to find an answer to the earthquakes that are threatening the Kingdom.
Birdsong : a story in pictures, James Sturm
The wordless adventure of two children whose misdeeds are punished when they're transformed into monkeys. In the tradition of kamishibai, or Japanese paper theater, the wordless format gives freedom to the readers to tell the story as they see it.