New Titles Children’s March 2017 (arrived in February 2017)

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Barbie & her sisters in a puppy chase, directed by Conrad Helten.
Barbie and her sisters discover everything's better when you do it together in this splashy, sun-kissed adventure! After the girls and their pets arrive at an island paradise for Chelsea's big dance competition, they decide to make a quick side trip to see the nearby Dancing Horse Festival. But when their furry friends go missing at the event, it's up to the sisters to find them before Chelsea's? show. While the puppies are out having an adventure of their own, the girls must use their imaginations and work together to find their furry friends in this tail-wagging good time!
Finding Dory, directed by Andrew Stanton.
When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life- changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun!
Ice age. 5, Collision course, directed by Michael Thurmeier.
Your favourite ICE AGE heroes are back and cooler than ever in this all-new animated adventure that's mammoth-sized fun for the whole family! Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe, where he accidentally triggers a series of cosmic events that threaten the Ice Age world. Now the entire herd - including Buck, Manny, Ellie, Sid and Diego - must work together on a hilarious journey, filled with nonstop action and colourful new characters, in order to survive the global Scrat-tastrophe!
Kubo and the two strings, directed by Travis Knight.
A sweeping, swashbuckling adventure set in a mythical ancient Japan, with an all-star voice cast. In the epic fantasy from animation studio LAIKA, scruffy, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living while devotedly caring for his mother in their sleepy shoreside village.
Robinson Crusoe : the wild life, directed by Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen.
On a tiny exotic island, an outgoing parrot and his quirky animal companions befriend a marooned Robinson Crusoe. When their harmonious lives are disrupted by two savage cats, they discover the true power of friendship against all odds.
The swan princess. Princess tomorrow, pirate today, directed by Richard Rich.
With her parents away for the summer, fun-loving, young Princess Alise must spend her time with Queen Uberta, training to be the perfect, proper royal. But what she really wants is to become a swashbuckling pirate! Princess Alise sets sail with Lord Rogers, Jean-Bob the frog and Speed the turtle on a bold, high seas journey filled with amazing adventure, danger and discovery.
The BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg.
It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part.
Heads & shoulders, tummy & knees, Judi Cranston.
Imagine that!, Judi Cranston.
Avengers assemble. New frontiers.,
The Avengers decide to expand their charter and protect more than their own world, but the re-emergence of a more powerful Thanos tests their commitment to this new direction. With the Avengers nearly defeated, they discover that they are more than eight heroes.... The Avengers are an ideal!
Blaze and the monster machines. Rev up and roar.,
There are monster-sized surprises around every turn in these 4 wild episodes of Blaze and the monster machines! From dinosaur rescues to monster mayhem to a Dragon Island duel, Blaze is revved and ready to go!
Dinotrux. Reptool rescue.,
From DreamWorks Animation, creators of How to Train Your Dragon, comes Dinotrux, they're half dinosaur, half construction vehicle and 100% awesome! The Dinotrux team up to build a new world and to protect their handy Reptool friends from the dangers of heir prehistoric world and from D-Structs, the biggest, baddest villain of them all!
Dora the Explorer. Night light adventure.,
Night or day Dora's ready for adventure! Help her save the Little Chicks' story time with a night light and rescue Abuela's kitties on a moonlight mission. Plus, help Verde the cleanup truck on his birthday and Gus the Bus on a trip to Music School. Dora's Night Light Adventure: It's lights out for Power Off Day, but it's also the Little Chicks' story time! Help Dora get her special Night Light to them so they can read!
PAW patrol. Pups save Christmas.,
Join the PAW Patrol for 5 snowy saves, including a special double-length Christmas episode! The pups gear up to fix Santa's sleigh and save Christmas, plus return penguins to their frozen home, help Everest on some snowy rescues, and more!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. S4, v3, Earth's last stand.,
With the last fragment of the Black Hole Generator in the Triceraton's possession, the Turtles race back to New York City for a final showdown against the alien threat. But even if they save Earth from total annihilation, will their city ever be the same?
Ultimate Spider-man. Web-warriors. 4, Contest of champions.,
Spider-Man, The Avengers, and The Agents of S.M.A.S.H are pawns in a game between the Grandmaster and the Collector in which they must battle all of their greatest foes for the fate of the planet. Its utter chaos as the likes of Spider-Man, Agent Venom, Captain America and She-Hulk do battle with the most fearsome villains in the Marvel Universe, will the Web-Warriors prevail, or will the Grandmaster claim the Earth, once again humiliating his brother the Collector?
Invisible Inc., Steve Cole.
Noah's mum's new invention can zap ANYTHING into a ghost of its former self. It's still there, but you can't see it and you can't touch it. When sinister 'Seerblight Solutions' steal her invention, Noah himself is zapped - and he's not the first to have been turned 'invisible' through the ages. The world is in terrible danger. But with a medieval knight, a Victorian inventor, a poetic pony, an ordinary boy and, of course, Invisible Inc. - they can save the world.
Eva's holiday, Judi Curtin.
Eva Gordon likes fashion, fun and hanging out with friends, so she can't believe she has to spend the entire summer in a cottage in the countryside with her parents and eight-year-old Joey. Worse, it looks like she's going to be stuck with Kate, the girl next door who doesn't care about being cool.
Leave it to Eva, Judi Curtin.
Fun, feisty Eva Gordon's never been one to shy away from helping her friends - whether they want her help or not! - but this time she might have found a problem that's too big even for her ? When Eva and her family head to Seacove for their summer holidays, she's looking forward to seeing Kate again but it turns out things have gone very wrong for Kate. Her granny's in the hospital and with no else to look after her, Kate's hiding out at home by herself, afraid she's going to be taken into care.
Snot chocolate : and other funny stories, Morris Gleitzman.
A collection of short stories in the popular style of Morris's Give Peas a Chance and Pizza Cake - except, of course, even funnier! In the title story, a kid struggles to save the career and reputation of a parent afflicted with chronic unconscious nose-picking.
Dog zombies rule (for now), Liz Pichon.
Here's my EXCELLENT PLAN to make DogZombies the BEST band in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD! How hard can it be? (Very.) Right now I'm going to: 1. Write more songs. (Not about teachers.) 2. Make a SPECTACULAR music video. (Easy.) 3. Get some sleep. (Tricky when you're being kept awake by LOUD NOISES.) 4. Annoy Delia. (Nothing to do with DOGZOMBIES but always FUN.)
Miffy's adventures. Big and small, Volume 2.,
Follow Miffy as she embarks on more adventures, big and small - exploring the exciting world around her, with hre friends and
The little princess treasury, Tony Ross.
This collection includes a selection of 21 royal stories starring the Little Princess - a character who has many exciting adventures as she explores her independence. Full of familiar situations I Don't Want to Go to Bed; I Want My Dummy; I Want My Mum - the books are perfect for little princesses and princes aged three and over.
Lucy's secret reindeer ; &, Lucy's magic snow globe, Anne Booth.
Lucy's secret reindeer: Santa's left Lucy a little reindeer in the gaden shed! But Starlight is poorly, and Santa won't be able to deliver any presents if he's not well in time. Can Lucy make Starlight better and save Christmas?
Lucy's magic snow globe: Lucy has found a tiny baby rabbit, injured and all alone. Looking after him will be difficult but with the help of her special snow globe, and a sprinkle of magic, Lucy might just reunite him with his own family in time for Christmas.
The best bear in all the world : a collection of four stories inspired by A.A. Milne & E.H. Shepard, Paul Bright, Brian Sibley, Jeanne Willis, Kate Saunders.
Celebrate 90 years of Winnie- the-Pooh with The Best Bear in all the World, the official sequel to the original stories by A. A. Milne. With brand-new stories from some of the most beloved children's authors writing today: Paul Bright, Brian Sibley, Kate Saunders and Jeanne Willis - each will transport you back into the Hundred Acre Wood for more adventures with Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and the rest of the gang.
Alien attack!, Alan MacDonald.
Welcome back to Mighty High-the school for superheroes. Stan and his friends are so busy preparing for their Heroes exams and having flying lessons that no one seems to realise that Miles has been abducted by aliens! Can fully-fledged superhero Captain Courageous lend a hand or will their fates be decided by a piece of bionic bubble gum? With fully integrated black and white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud series is perfect for young readers.
Sedric and the hairy troll invasion, Angie Morgan.
When evil Baron Dennis visits Sedric's muddy peasant village to ask about everyone's feelings, Sedric is suspicious. And when a hairy giant troll called Vlad the Bad comes marauding through the village at night, Sedric knows there's something fishy going on. The grown-ups all want to flee straight away. But Sedric doesn't want to stay behind with smelly Uncle Bile, so he and his friends have to solve the mystery of the invasion of the hairy troll before it's too late!
Penny Dreadful is a record breaker & other stories, Joanna Nadin.
Nine hilarious short stories including: Penny Dreadful versus the Vampire, in which Penny decides to embark on a career as a vampire hunter; Penny Dreadful Looks on the Bright Side, in which miserable Grandma Grimshaw comes to stay, and Penny Dreadful and the World Record, in which Penny attempts to get her name in the record books; theres chicken pox in Penny Dreadful is Incredibly Contagious and much more fun in her other adventures.

Into Reading

Barn on fire, Heather Amery ; adapted by Lara Bryan ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; reading consultant, Alison Kelly.
When Poppy and Sam spot smoke coming from the barn, they rush to call the fire fighters. Can they save the barn?
Surprise visitors, Heather Amery ; adapted by Lara Bryan ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; reading consultant, Alison Kelly.
There's a surprise in store for Poppy and Sam when a balloon lands at Apple Tree Farm!
The little duck, Judy Dunn ; photographs by Phoebe Dunn.
Henry the duck grows up and sets out to see the world around him, making special friends along the way.
Ninja on the farm, Luke Flowers.
Moby Shinobi wants to put his ninja skills to use by helping a farmer in need, but everything goes wrong until he finds just the right job.
Itty Bitty Kitty. Firehouse fun, Joan Holub ; illustrated by James Burks.
Ava and Itty Bitty Kitty are off to visit the firehouse! Ava's giant cat is usually less than purr-fectly behaved, and this trip is no exception! Will Itty Bitty's nose for trouble make them new friends or make their visit to the firehouse a disaster?
Double trouble, adapted by Kate Howard.
It's double trouble for the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes after a new team of villains arrives in Knighton. When Clay, Macy, Lance, Axl, and Aaron investigate, they are shocked to discover the villains look exactly like them! Soon everyone in the kingdom thinks the NEXO KNIGHTS team has turned evil. Is this another one of Jestro's plots? And how will the knights defend themselves-and their reputation as heroes?
Rebel heroes, written by Shari Last.
Introduce new readers to the amazing Star Wars galaxy with DK Reader: Star Wars: Rebel Heroes. Featuring images from the Star Wars movies, little readers will love learning about the most daring rebels in the Star Wars galaxy including Poe Dameron, Princess Leia, Rey, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Ezra Bridger, and more!
Movie magic, written by Rebecca L. Schmidt.
Asked to star in a movie, Lance invites his fellow knights along, but when the cameras start rolling, Lance doesn't want to share the
Rey to the rescue!, written by Lisa Stock.
Introduces Rey, a heroine from "Star Wars, The Force Awakens," discussing her life on Jakku, her fighting and piloting skills, and her friends and enemies.
More monsters, more problems, adapted by Tracey West.
When greed monsters swarm the kingdom of Knighton and kidnap Lance's super-rich parents, it's up to the Nexo Knights to save the Richmonds and their gold.
My kite is stuck! and other stories : a Duck, Duck, Porcupine! book, Salina Yoon.
Loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck, and friendly and gentle Porcupine are back in another charming trio of stories.


It can't be true! 2.,
With It Can't Be True 2! you will never see your jar of honey the same way again once you realise that it took 1,308 honey bees to make it. Or notice a small snail in your garden without thinking of the gargantuan Giant Ghana Snail with its 30cm long shell!
Refuge, Anne Booth & Sam Usher.
The Christmas story and what follows: the fleeing of Jesus, Mary and Joseph from Herod's soldiers to Egypt. This is a book with timeless crossover appeal and a message that couldn't be more relevant.
The Christmas story : an exquisite pop-up retelling, Robert Sabuda.
The wonder and awe-inspiring story of the birth of Jesus is brought to life by master pop-up artist Robert Sabuda in six gorgeously imagined pop-up paper sculptures.
I am Pan!, Mordicai Gerstein.
A picture book about the Greek god of the wild, shepherds, music, hunting and misrule, Pan.
Hanukkah, Lisa J. Amstutz.
It's time to celebrate Hanukkah! Light the menorah. Sing songs and eat tasty treats. During Hanukkah, or the Festival of Lights, Jews remember a war they won. This allowed them to freely practice their beliefs.
Ramadan, Lisa J. Amstutz.
It's time to celebrate Ramadan. For one month, Muslims don t eat or drink for most of the day. They pray and help the poor. Muslims focus on being thankful during this important Islamic holiday.
As a boy, Plan International.
Boys around the world are treated differently than girls just because of their gender. They are given an education and choices that girls are not, and their needs and success are often put above those of the girls and women in their families and communities. But boys are also given special burdens. They are expected to be men, to work, to fight, to be brave.
Who are you? : the kid's guide to gender identity, Brook Pessin-Whedbee ; illustrated by Naomi Bardoff.
What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you? This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 3+. It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity.
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.
Chinese New Year, Lisa J. Amstutz.
Out with the old and in with the new! It's time to celebrate Chinese New Year! Clean the house. Have a feast with relatives. Watch fireworks and dragon dances. Make paper lanterns. Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is a celebration of new beginnings.
Kwanzaa, Lisa J. Amstutz.
It's time to celebrate Kwanzaa! Light the kinara. Eat a big feast with your family. During Kwanzaa, people come together. They celebrate African-American
Christmas, Lisa J. Amstutz.
It's time to celebrate Christmas. There's so much to do! Make cookies and decorate the Christmas tree. Have dinner with your family. Exchange presents. This important Christian holiday celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
Usborne illustrated myths from around the world, [stories retold by Sam Baer [and 3 others]] ; illustrated by Anja Klauss.
Some wonderful stories that reconstruct the daily life and customs of several cultures.
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.
Ocean wonders, [adapted from an original text by Margaret Hynes].
How much of the world is covered in water? What is the deepest-living fish? How are waves caused? Why are coral reefs in danger? Take a journey beneath the waves and into the deep, and collect some bite-size facts about oceans, marine life, and sunken treasures along the way.
Weather, Tedd Arnold.
Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!
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.
Day of the dinosaurs : step into a spectacular prehistoric world, Dr Steve Brusatte, Daniel Chester.
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs in this book that allows you to compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric periods: the Triassic, the early Jurassic, the Late Jurassic and the Cretaceous. Sections on diet, weapons and defence and dinosaur senses make this a comprehensive introduction to one of the earth's most successful animals. Fact-filled, fully illustrated and in an exciting large format, this is a thrilling read for any budding paleontologist.
Dinosaurs : the ultimate guide, [authors, Rupert Matthews, Steve Parker].
A fascinating world of information is made truly accessible with these remarkable guides. Each book is split into five sections, and text is presented as easy-to-read bullet points. Every section includes a clear acetate sheet feature, which delves deeper into a key area through stunning cutaway visuals and detailed labels. The addition of two colour wall posters make these guides the perfect knowledge package.
The story of seeds : from Mendel's garden to your plate, and how there's more of less to eat around the world, Nancy F. Castaldo.
Something as small as a seed can have a worldwide impact. Did you know there are top-secret seed vaults hidden throughout the world? And once a seed disappears, that's it it's gone forever? With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated.
A pandemonium of parrots and other animals, illustrated by Hui Skipp ; [written and edited by Kate Baker].
An animal ABC, Alice Pattullo.
'Y is for Yak, like a cow with long hair Z is for Zebra, so stripey you might stare' Based on the amazing solo exhibition of Alice Pattullo's ABC screen-printed collection, this is a stunning art book and reference book for children and even adults to keep. This Animal ABC features the dazzling A is for Armadillo and G is for Grizzly Bear, O is for Okapi and V is for Viper.
A walk on the wild side : join the adventure to see animals around the world, Louis Thomas.
Join two boys as they journey around the globe, making animal friends as they go. Dive deep into the ocean to meet a shark, ride a horse on the farm, admire a lion on safari, and say hello to an orangutan in the jungle. It might be dangerous. It'll definitely be fun!
Magnificent creatures : animals on the move!, Anna Wright.
Anna Wright's stunning introduction to non-fiction and the natural world is enlivened by her gorgeously sophisticated and fun art style which mixes pen and ink, watercolour and fabric collage. Find out what 'pronking' is and how one jellyfish can become two in the humourous descriptions. Both educational and beautiful Anna's unique picture book shows the character of these animals beyond their familiar forms.
Octopuses one to ten, written by Ellen Jackson ; illustrated by Robin Page.
A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses.
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. Discover why bees buzz and why ladybugs are red as you complete different fun craft activities. Each page has clear, engaging photographs with clear text and simple step-by-step instructions for young readers to follow along with as they complete each DIY craft. Filled with bees, bugs, worms, and more, this book is the perfect spring and summertime companion for children. Kids become explorers in the world around them in Bugs, Bees, and Other Buzzy Creatures.
The Great White shark scientist, text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Keith Ellenbogen.
The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep.
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.
Follow the moon home : a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles, Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Meilo So.
Viv has a new home and a new school by the sea on the South Carolina coast. Trying to find an idea for the class project, she becomes interested in problems faced by the baby loggerhead turtles. Can the class rally the community and help the sea turtles?
My book of birds, Geraldo Valerio.
Geraldo Valerio is an artist who loves birds, from majestic golden eagles and snowy owls to brilliant cardinals and jays to the tiniest of hummingbirds. Here he presents his favorites, with beautiful collage illustrations and brief descriptions that highlight intriguing facts about each one. The illustrations show a variety of feathered creatures in their natural habitats as they hunt for food, impress their mates, nest, and care for their young. The concise, accessible text provides information ranging from clever techniques for finding food to remarkable physical features to fascinating behaviours.
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.
Incredible human body, [adapted from an original text by Miranda Smith].
How many different types of cells are there? What are reflexes? Why do your ears help you to balance? What are rods and cones? Take a journey through the incredible human body, and collect some bite-size facts about senses, cells, and DNA along the way.
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
Bridge to the wild : behind the scenes at the zoo, Caitlin O'Connell with photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell.
With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie.
Modeling clay : with 3 basic shapes, Bernadette Cuxart.
Provides instructions for making animals using three basic shapes, covering techniques, creating new colours, and adding finishing touches.
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.
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 from Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, Fantasia, 101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, The Fox and the Hound, Bambi, Pinocchio, Lady and the Tramp, The Aristocats, and Dumbo.
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 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.
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.
Look & find nature, Thierry Laval.
Introduces the reader to nature.
Search and spot. Go!, Laura Ljungkvist.
Invites the reader to look for various vehicles and related items hidden or camouflaged in the illustrations.
Where's Horrid Henry?, Francesca Simon ; [illustrations, Tony Ross].
Stuffed full of tricky and fiendish things to spot. Just how horrid can Henry get? This fun spot the book is Henry at his most horrid. Ages 5+
Spot the difference : find the detail that's different in each scene!,
A picture book filled with tricky and intriguing pictures, where in each one a single detail is wrong, or doesn't fit. The overall themes best suit adults, especially those who grew up with 'Where's Waldo?' Answers are included at the back of the book.
Pokemon : classic collector's handbook : official guide to the first 151 Pokemon.,
Describes the concept of the Pokemon battle, and presents descriptions of the original 151 Pokemon available to catch in the game.
Fantastic beasts and where to find them : the original screenplay, J.K. Rowling ; cover and book by MinaLima.
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover.
This is a horrible book of foul facts : packed with loathsome lists, rotten rhymes and terrible trivia, Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown.
This is a Horrible Book of Foul Facts serves up all the dreadful details of horrible history you'll ever need to know from rotten Roman graffiti to terrible teacher tortures and rude royal nicknames, the foul facts are all inside.
Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, Javaka Steptoe.
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines to be beautiful.
Ada Lovelace poet of science : the first computer programmer, Diane Stanley ; illustrated by Jessie Hartland.
A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron.
The story of Rosa Parks, written by Patricia A. Pingry ; illustrated by Steven Walker.
A simple biography of civil rights activist, Rosa Parks.
Ruthless Romans, Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown.
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Ruthless Romans, including which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels, who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport.
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.
Survivors of the Holocaust, Zane Whittingham & Ryan Jones.
Between 1933 and 1945, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party were responsible for the persecutrion, torture and death of millions of Jews across Europe. This extraordinary graphic novel uncovers the stories of six Jewish children and young people who survived the Holocaust.
Blitzed Brits, Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown & Kate Sheppard.
Find out what really happened in Dad's Army, see how to make a rude noise with a gas mask and learn why the Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty! Includes a grisly quiz to test your knowledge.
The Great Fire of London, Emma Adams, James Weston Lewis.
Introduces one of the most infamous disasters in London while tracing its outbreak and progress throughout the
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.
NY is for New York, Paul Thurlby.
See the sights of New York as never before through the eyes of an award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby. Join him as he visits the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and the Yankee Stadium, as well as discovering some lesser known gems. This book is packed to bursting with the sights, sounds and smells of the 'Big Apple'!

Older Fiction

The Bolds on holiday, Julian Clary ; illustrated by David Roberts.
It's the summer holidays, and the hairiest family in Teddington decide to take a well-earned holiday by the seaside. With their extended hyena family in tow, they head on down to Cornwall for a spot of camping. But it's never long before trouble sniffs these hyenas out, and Bobby is mistaken for a pup and snatched by a wicked dognapper. The Bolds will need all their ingenuity to hunt her down and rescue all the pilfered pooches. But can these hyenas-in-disguise save the day, without letting the cat out of the bag?
Wed Wabbit, Lissa Evans.
You're called Fidge and you're nearly eleven. You've been hurled into a strange world. You have three companions: two are unbelievably weird and the third is your awful cousin Graham.
Into the lion's den, Linda Fairstein.
Twelve year old Devlin Quick is determined to bring a thief to justice when someone steals a page out of a rare maps book in the New York Public
The wizard's dog, Eric Kahn Gale ; illustrated by Dave Phillips.
When his master and best friend, Merlin, is kidnapped, there is nothing Nosewise the dog will not do to get Merlin back, even if it means facing the strange Fae people and their magic-eating worms, or tangling with the mysterious Sword in the Stone.
The matchstick castle, Keir Graff.
Eleven-year-old Brian's summer turns out a lot less boring than expected when he encounters a huge, wacky house in the forest and befriends the eccentric family that lives there.
The tigerboy, Ted Hughes ; illustrated by Joe McLaren.
A very ordinary boy. Nobody noticed him, he was just like everyone else. But Fred knew he was different. He just didn't know quite how different. And when he did. Well, what then?
Welcome to nowhere, Elizabeth Laird ; illustrated by Lucy Eldridge.
Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the beautiful and bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Omar doesn't care about politics all he wants is to grow up to become a successful businessman who will take the world by storm.
Outbreak, C. Alexander London.
The Cahills are the most powerful family history has ever known. For the past five centuries, they have secretly served as guardians of the world. The Cahills command presidents, take down corrupt governments and are currently led by a fourteen-year-old boy with a superhero complex. Dan Cahill may be young, but he's nobody's fool. So he knows he must act fast when he learns that Sinead Starling, a former friend who betrayed the family, is up to her eyeballs in a plot to control a deadly virus.
Revenge of the Green Banana, Jim Murphy.
Jimmy Murphy starts sixth grade determined to be a better student and impress the beautiful Kathy Guenther, but Sister Angelica has him and his friends pegged as troublemakers and they may just prove her right.
The secret of Goldenrod, Jane O'Reilly.
Fifth-grader Trina, who has never lived anywhere long enough to call home, is excited about moving into Goldenrod, an abandoned mansion, with her dad. But soon Goldenrod brings its secrets to her attention, including a forgotten doll, leaving Trina wondering what the old house wants from her.
The doorway and the deep, K. E. Ormsbee.
Even after escaping from the Southerly Kingdom, Lottie Fiske has returned to the magical Albion Isle, despite the fact that she is a wanted criminal there, because she is seeking answers about her abilities, and her parents--but war is threatening Limn, and the answers she needs seem to lie in the Northerly Kingdom, along a road full of dangers.
The magical tree, Myriam Ouyessad, Anja Klauss ; [English translation, Agathe Joly].
Inspired by Klimt's famous mural The Tree of Life, this dreamily illustrated children's book tells the story of a magical tree whose fruit saves lives. Painted during the artist's golden period, Gustav Klimt's The Tree of Life has been interpreted in myriad ways.
Dog lost, Jan Ramage & Brian Simmonds.
This story is inspired by the heroic accounts of dogs that miraculously find their way home after long periods of being lost. Some inner sense of knowing guides them back home. A longing and a bond of love and loyalty drive them forward. Mankind owes so much to our faithful best friend.
Bastion Point : 507 days on Takaparawha, Auckland, 1977-78, Tania Roxborogh.
The fictional diary of Erica Tito, Auckland, 1977-78, covering the events of the occupation at Bastion Point (Takaparawha).
Sticker Girl, Janet Tashjian with illustrations by Inga Wilmink.
Martina's always struggled to carve out her place at school, but she finds tremendous excitement in a treasure all her own: a sticker collection that comes to life!
Ratpunzel, Ursula Vernon.
It is Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to the rescue when Heady the hydra's egg is stolen, but her search leads her to a castle accessible only by a rat.

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.
Shares photographs of children's clothing, including pants, a dress, and earmuffs.
Idaho babies!,
In Idaho Babies! toddlers will meet 13 loveable baby animals, including a frisky black bear, bristly porcupines, a sweet mountain goat kid, a funny badger, a cute bobcat kitten, and a furry little wolf pup. Charming rhymes accompany 13 colorful and engaging photographs by some of the best wildlife photographers in the region. "Idaho Babies!" is the perfect learning tool for parents to teach their young children about animals in Idaho.
Montana babies!,
Montana Babies! is a fun, irresistable way for children to learn about the adorable baby animals found in Montana. Charming rhyming text accompanies fun color photographs of Montana's cutest wild babies and their playful antics. Toddles will pick this book up again and again.
Texas babies!,
"Texas Babies!" is a fun, irresistible way for children to learn about the adorable baby animals found in Texas.
Utah babies!,
Utah Babies! is a fun, irresistible way for children to learn about the adorable baby animals found in Utah. Charming rhyming text accompanies fun colour photographs of Utah's cutest wild babies and their playful antics. Toddles will pick this book up again and again.
I am a baby, Kathryn Madeline Allen ; photographs by Rebecca Gizicki.
Photographs depict babies from different families engaged in a variety of activities.
Be brave Little Penguin, Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees.
Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem he's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement and a whole lot of heart to finally make that leap!
Really feely baby animals, [written by Polly Appleton and Dawn Sirett ; designed by Polly Appleton].
Simple text and textured illustrations introduce young readers to baby animals, including a fuzzy owl chick, a fluffy puppy, and a soft baby rabbit.
Really feely farm, [written by Polly Appleton and Dawn Sirett ; designed by Polly Appleton].
Simple text and textured illustrations introduce young readers to animals on the farm, including a fluffy duckling, a woolly sheep, and a bristly pig.
Rescue squad no. 9, Mike Austin.
A rescue squad saves a girl and her dog from their crashed sailboat during a storm.
Baby's very first slide and see zoo, [illustrated by Stella Baggott].
Babies will love looking at the bright pictures of animals in this delightful book and seeing what happens when they move the sliding panels. The elephant waves her trunk, the turtle disappears in his shell and the orang-utan swings in the trees and there are cut-out shapes and fingertrails to discover.
An excessive alphabet : avalanches of As to zillions of Zs, Judi Barrett ; illustrated by Ron Barrett.
The reader is invited to identify items in the illustrations that begin with each letter of the alphabet.
The lumberjack's beard, Duncan Beedie.
Every day, Jim the lumberjack chops down trees. When his tree-felling leads to his woodland friends losing their homes, Jim comes up with a brilliant idea that will change the way they share the forest forever.
If I could drive, Mama, Cari Best ; pictures by Simone Shin.
A boy turns a cardboard box into a car and imagines what it would be like to take his mama for a drive all around
A number slumber, Suzanne Bloom.
A series of yawning, pajama-clad animals countdown as they prepare to go to sleep.
Animals, Emily Bolam.
Animals is a delightful first concept board book for older babies, with bright, bold illustration by Emily Bolam. With embossing throughout for little ones to touch and feel and simple words to encourage language skills and recognition of familiar objects, this is the perfect introduction to animal textures.
Colours, [illustrated by Emily Bolam].
Features ten embossed pages, alternating between patterns and a host of animals and objects. This concept book aims to help children learn about
Cheep! Cheep! : with big flaps to lift!, Sebastien Braun.
A fun lift-the-flap book for sharing with anyone who enjoys making animal noises!
What you see in the countryside, Sebastien Braun.
With a 'Can you see?' strip across every spread and objects to name, this book is designed to stimulate speech and build vocabulary.
Love you hoo, Rachel Bright.
Cuddle up now, little one, let's snuggle wing-to-wing. Are you feeling safe and warm? Ok then, let's begin. Join Little Owl and Big Owl as they cuddle up at bedtime, thinking of the special times they've had together and all the exciting adventures the future holds.
How to bath your little dinosaur, Jane Clarke and Georgie Birkett.
Dirty little dinosaur doesn't want to wash. Fill up the bath tub, splish, splash, splosh! A board book all about bath
How to brush your teeth with Snappy Croc, Jane Clarke and Georgie Birkett.
Little Croc's been crunching, snip, snap, Snip! She doesn't want to clean her teeth. Watch out! She can nip. This is a board book about brushing teeth featuring a lovable little crocodile.
How to feed your cheeky monkey, Jane Clarke and Georgie Birkett.
Cheeky Little Monkey wants something to eat. Pop her in the high chair and grab her favourite treat. This is a board book about meal time featuring a cuddly little monkey.
How to tuck in your sleepy lion, Jane Clarke and Georgie Birkett.
Tired little lion doesn't want to go to bed. He's had a bath and cleaned his teeth and wants to play instead. This is a board book about bedtime featuring a lovely little lion.
Neon Leon, Jane Clarke & Britta Teckentrup.
Everyone knows that chameleons are the best at fitting in. But not Leon. Leon is neon! In fact, he's so bright that he keeps all the other chameleons awake at night. But poor Leon is lonely, so he goes off in search of somewhere he can blend in. In this delightful interactive book, filled with vibrant neon artwork, children can help Leon on his journey by counting his steps, sending him to sleep and giving him lots of reassurance when he's feeling down. But will he ever find a place he can fit in?
Otto the book bear in the snow, Katie Cleminson.
Otto and Ernest love nothing more than for their book to be borrowed and read. But this winter they are desperate to get back to the library for the special winter party. It's time for an incredible adventure through the snow.
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.
Dinosaur pirates!, Penny Dale.
Our intrepid team of dinosaurs are back but this time they are pirates in search of buried treasure! Having navigated their way to a desert island and dug up their booty, they are just sailing away when they are ambushed by a fearsome band of marauding baddy-pirates!
Panda pants, Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Sydney Hanson.
Panda wants to wear pants, but father Panda does not agree.
Fuzzy, furry hat, Etienne Delessert ; designed by Rita Marshall.
A lonely bear who lives in a magical tree provides shelter for countless animals in his fuzzy, furry hat as they all withstand a deluge and become forever friends.
Dog's farmyard friends : a touch and tickle book, Emma Dodd.
Dog is on the farmyard! First he runs and skips across the green fields to play with the sheep and the lambs.
Chirri & Chirra, Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.
Two young girls take a bicycle ride through the forest where they find a cafe to have tea and coffee, a bakery to enjoy a snack, and a hotel where they join in a concert with forest animals.
The Everywhere Bear, written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Rebecca Cobb.
The Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf. But he doesn't spend very much time by himself, For each boy and girl in the class is a friend. And he goes home with one of them every weekend. The Everywhere Bear has a wonderful time with the children in Class One, but one day he gets more than he bargained for when he falls unnoticed from a backpack and embarks on his own big adventure!
Sleep tight farm : a farm prepares for winter, Eugenie Doyle ; illustrated by Becca Stadtlander.
It is December, and there are many things for the family to do around the farm to get it ready for winter.
There's only one Scruffle, Robert Dunn.
Scruffle only has one eye and is held together by mouldy old thread but he's Ellie's bear and that's that. But when Ellie's mum buys her a new bear, Ellie must try and find some love for him too.
The unexpected love story of Alfred Fiddleduckling, Timothy Basil Ering.
When Captain Alfred's boat is caught in an unexpected storm everything aboard the ship is flung to the far reaches of the sea except one little duckling and a fiddle that the the duckling embraces with all his heart.
The adventures of Polo, Regis Faller.
Polo the dog sets out from his home and enjoys many adventures, including sailing his boat on top of a whale, roasting hot dogs over a volcano, and taking a ride in a spaceship built from a mushroom.
The moon inside, Sandra V. Feder ; pictures by Aimee Sicuro.
Ella overcomes darkness at night after taking a look at moon.
The littlest dinosaur, Michael Foreman.
A tiny Dinosaur is born to a family of rather huge dinosaurs and everyone is mystified about why it is so different. As the littlest Dinosaur grows, it feels left out and at odds with the world of its huge family, until one day its very size is the thing that rescues them all.
Jane Foster's Brown bear color book, Jane Foster.
Join Brown Bear as he learns about colours.
Jane Foster's Stripy Tiger pattern book.,
Join Stripy Tiger on a journey through a world of pattern in this stylish concept book by leading textile designer Jane Foster. With striking vintage artwork and playful tabs, this will make the perfect gift for a new baby or first birthday.
A bottle of happiness, Pippa Goodhart, Ehsan Abbdollahi.
Pim and dog Tiddle went over a mountain, and found a rich market place. Pim asked a man, "Please may I eat one of those beautiful fruits?" "What will you give me in return for the fruit?" said the man. "I haven't got anything," said Pim. "There must be something that your people have that we don't," said a woman. Pim looked around. "I think we have more happiness than you have," said Pim. "Bring us some of that, then," said the man. But how can you bottle and transport happiness?
Animal babies in the meadow!, Julia Groves.
What's a baby hare called? Or a baby sheep? In this collection of meadow creatures and their young, Julia Grove's distinctive art style captures each animal's unique beauty.
Animal babies on the mountain!, Julia Groves.
What's a baby goat called? Or a baby panda? In this collection of mountain creatures and their young, Julia Groves' distinctive art style captures each animal's unique beauty.
This is the kiss, Claire Harcup ; illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo.
A charming and lyrical picture book that celebrates the timeless bond between parent and child. A charming and lyrical picture book that celebrates the timeless bond between parent and child. You've had a fun day and you're ready for bed. This is the wave that led to the smile, that led to the giggle and the kiss goodnight. A delightful story from Claire Harcup with beautiful illustrations by Gabriel Alborozo, perfect for sharing at bedtime.
Egg, Kevin Henkes.
This masterful and stylistically original picture book introduces young children to four eggs. One is blue, one is pink, one is yellow, and one is green. Three of the eggs hatch, revealing three baby birds who fly away. But the green egg does not hatch. Why not? When the three birds return to investigate, they re in for a big surprise! What will happen next?
The fix-it man, words by Susan Hood ; pictures by Arree Chung.
Meet Joshua James, the fix-it man. If he can?t fix it, no one can! When a stinky problem arises, Joshua James takes matters into his own hands with a little help from his younger sister, Sophie.
Walter's wonderful web, Tim Hopgood.
Why make an ordinary web when you can make one that's extraordinary? Meet a determined little spider who can't seem to spin a perfect web. Whoosh goes the wind as it blows each web away! But Walter does have a gift for spinning spectacular shapes, and one day he spins the most remarkable shape of all! It's better than perfect it's a truly wonderful web.
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.
Snap!, Hazel Hutchins, Du+ķan Petricic.
Evan uses his imagination and a few crayons to create new and exciting art.
Elk babies!, [photography by Donald M. Jones].
From funny faces to adorable sleepy babies, sweet spotted elk calves star in Farcountry Press' new baby board book, Elk Babies! Featuring 13 colourful images from respected wildlife photographer Donald M. Jones, Elk Babies! is an engaging learning tool for any toddler. Catchy rhymes complement Jones' fun images of elk youngsters running, playing, swimming, hugging, and more. It is sure to be a new bedtime favourite.
Who wants a tortoise?, Dave Keane ; illustrated by K.G. Campbell.
Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.
Time now to dream, Timothy Knapman ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
When Alice and Jack are out playing, they hear a strange noise. Alice wants to know what it is, but Jack is afraid. He thinks it might be the Wicked Wolf with big, bad claws and snap-trap jaws. But Alice takes his hand and they follow the noise, right into the heart of the forest. Just what will they discover there?
It starts with a seed, words by Laura Knowles ; pictures by Jennie Webber.
In gentle rhyme, It Starts with a Seed evocatively explores the growth of a tiny sycamore seed. Taking a journey through the seasons and years, we follow the seed as it transforms from a seedling to a sapling, then a young tree, until it becomes a large tree with its branches and roots filling the page.
Dinosaurs in disguise, Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.
Did a comet kill off the dinosaurs, or are they masters of disguise, hiding in plain sight all along?
Piggy, Trevor Lai.
Piggy loved books so much he never had time for friends, but when he sees a girl cat reading alone, he wonders if they could be best friends.
Tokyo digs a garden, Jon-Erik Lappano ; pictures by Kellen Hatanaka.
Tokyo lives in a small house between giant buildings with his family and his cat, Kevin.
Who ate the cake?, Kate Leake.
Poor Bob the dog! Whenever the family's precious possessions go missing, he always gets the blame. How can he explain that it's not him eating everything? There's a pesky pelican on the loose, and it's hiding all the objects in its beak!
I will not eat you, Adam Lehrhaupt & Scott Magoon.
A dragon resists the urge to eat the animals that approach his cave.
Stripes the tiger, written by Jean Leroy & Berengere Delaporte ; illustrated by Berengere Delaporte.
Stripes is a small tabby cat who dreams of being a ferocious tiger, but when his owner takes him to the zoo he meets a real tiger who wants to switch places with him.
Trains go, Steve Light.
Trains grumble, roar, and squeak their way through this board book.
Frog and Toad : the complete collection, Arnold Lobel.
Once upon a time there were two good friends, a frog and a toad. From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other just as best friends should be.
There's broccoli in my ice cream!, Emily MacKenzie.
Granville the Dalmatian will not eat fruit and vegetables until his grandpa winner of the Magnificent Magic Watering Can comes up with a cunning plan! A funny story about fussy eating.
The Liszts, written by Kyo Maclear ; illustrated by Julia Sarda .
The Liszts make lists. They make lists most usual and lists most unusual. They make lists in winter, spring, summer and fall. They make lists every day except Sundays, which are listless. Mama Liszt, Papa Liszt, Winifred, Edward, Frederick and Grandpa make lists all day long. So does their cat. Then one day a visitor arrives. He's not on anyone's list. Will the Liszts be able to make room on their lists for this new visitor? How will they handle something unexpected arising?
How to find a fox, Nilah Magruder.
Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive red fox, which proves more difficult than she
I am the mountain mouse, Gianna Marino.
Here is a timely tale of a mouse who thinks he's a lot braver and better than anyone around him. Undaunted by extreme heights, wild animals, or angry birds, this mouse is determined to conquer every obstacle in his path. He climbs, dives, and does all that he can to prove how brave he is. "I am the mountain mouse!" he shouts when he summits his first not-quite-mountain. And this is usually the warning for his minions to take cover because what they see and what Mountain Mouse sees are never quite the same!
Spunky Little Monkey, Bill Martin Jr. & Michael Sampson ; illustrated by Brian Won.
Little Monkey will not get out of bed, so the doctor prescribes some exercise, and monkey learns.
The littlest family's big day, Emily Winfield Martin.
The littlest family goes wandering in the woods and just when they think they are lost, they find their way home again.
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.
Peep inside the jungle, [written by Anna Milbourne] ; illustrated by Simona Dimitri.
Down in the jungle there's a chatter and a squawk. Is it the mummy tiger with her cubs? A bright-eyed tree frog? A bird of paradise or a honey bear having a midnight snack? Children can peep under the leaves and between the trees in this delightful book to spot the creatures in the jungle and see who's making all that noise.
Picken : mix and match the farm animals!, Mary Murphy.
Mix and match the split pages of this ingenious board book to make your own amazing farmyard creatures! Mary Murphy's brilliant split page board book is perfect for helping little ones learn to mix and match.
Bears make the best reading buddies, written by Carmen Oliver ; illustrated by Jean Claude.
With perfect page-flipping claws and super snouts to sniff out amazing adventures, bears really do make the best reading buddies but can Adelaide convince Mrs. Fitz-Pea?
The bike ride : a Maudie & Bear story, Jan Ormerod & Freya Blackwood.
Meet Maudie, a plucky young girl, and her friend Bear, a gentle giant with a heart of gold. In The Bike Ride Maudie's endless planning is as tiring as the bike ride itself.
Dylan the shopkeeper, Guy Parker-Rees.
Dylan is a joyous new character who uses playing and fun to help toddlers explore and understand their world. Today Dylan is playing at being a shopkeeper. It's all great fun, until his friends, Jolly Otter and Purple Puss, decide they want to be shopkeepers, too! Dylan's friend, Dotty Bug, also appears on every page, encouraging readers to join in with the story.
I love you, Clemency Pearce, Rosalind Beardshaw.
What are the three little words that make everything better? Why, "I love you," of course. In this beautiful board book, toddlers will love repeating the three special words that can help them if they're feeling sad, grumpy or shy. With delightful illustrations of adorable animal families, this comforting story reassures children that their mummies and daddies will always be there for them with hugs and kisses through all life's little challenges.
Ferocious Fluffity : a mighty bite-y class pet, words by Erica S. Perl ; pictures by Henry Cole.
Fluffity is the new pet in Mr. Drake's second grade class, but the kids soon discover that, rather than the cuddly animal they expected, she is a ferocious hamster who bites and chases everyone around school.
The bear who wasn't there, LeUyen Pham.
A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.
Dave's rock, Frann Preston-Gannon.
In this funny and stylishly illustrated follow-up to Dave's Cave, two lovable cavemen endeavour to make their rocks the very best they can inventing, in the process, something rather remarkable.
Numbers : a book, John J. Reiss.
Pictures of familiar objects introduce the numbers one through one thousand.
XO, Ox : a love story, Adam Rex ; pictures by Scott Campbell.
The hilarious tale of an ox who is in love with a gazelle, told in correspondence.
I want to do it by myself! : a Little Princess story, Tony Ross.
The Little Princess is going camping. Everyone offers to help her, but she won't hear of it. 'I want to do it by myself!' she insists. And so, she sets off all by herself to find a beautiful place to camp. When she arrives, she realizes there are a few things she has forgotten. Perhaps she could have done with a little help, after all. But fortunately for the Little Princess, the forgotten items mysteriously appear when her back is turned, as if by magic...
Your alien returns, Tammi Sauer ; illustrated by Goro Fujita.
When you least expect it, something special will get your attention. Your alien will be back. He will invite you over for a play
Secret Agent Splat!, Rob Scotton.
Splat notices that his favorite wooden ducks keep going missing can Secret Agent Splat solve the mystery?
Moo la la! : Cow goes shopping, Stephanie Shaw & Becka Moor.
Cow thinks everything the other animals have is absolutely amazing and wants it for herself. But when she finally does get everything, she has no idea what she's getting herself into! A very silly story, with a worthwhile message - all told in a witty way.
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?
Captain McGrew wants you for his crew!, Mark Sperring, Ed Eaves.
Meet Captain McGrew: He's in need of a crew to do all those jobs that pirate crews do. Can you sploosh down the poop deck? Get up that rig? Find X marks the spot and get ready to dig? Could this be the job for you? A rollicking tale of some kids who just might find that being a pirate isn't quite as fun as they think!
I'll love you always, Mark Sperring & Alison Brown.
How long will I love you? A second is too short. A second is no time for a love of this sort. A minute is no better, for minutes fly by! They're gone in a moment like a sweet butterfly. Moving through the day, the seasons and then the years, this ode to everlasting love will reassure children and bring a lump to the throat of parents. Moving and heartfelt, this is the perfect gift for new parents, experienced parents and even sweethearts.
Roland the minstrel pig, William Steig.
Roland sets out to see the world, armed with his lute and his sweet voice, but a scheming fox almost roasts him before he is rescued by the
Fox and the jumping contest, Corey R. Tabor.
Fox and the Jumping Contest is a funny, surprising picture book starring Fox-a lovable modern-day trickster character-and his animal friends, from debut author-illustrator Corey R. Tabor. Fox really, really wants to win the jumping contest. He knows just where he'll put that first-place trophy. The only problem? Fox is not a very good jumper. But he is a very good schemer.
Also an octopus : or a little bit of nothing, Maggie Tokuda-Hall ; illustrated by Benji Davies.
Every story starts with nothing, so why not an octopus who wants to fly in a spaceship? A delightfully meta picture book that will set imaginations soaring.
Pandora, Victoria Turnbull.
Pandora lives alone, in a world of broken things. She makes herself a handsome home, from all that people had left behind, but no one ever comes to visit. Then one day, something falls from the sky. a bird with a broken wing. As Pandora nurses the bird back to health, it begins to fly away each day, bringing a seed or small plant with him. Then one day, the bird doesn't come back. Pandora is heartbroken. However, day by day, things begin to grow.
Naughty, Naughty Monster, written by Kaye Umansky ; illustrated by Greg Abbott.
The Naughty Naughty Monster is looking for for a tasty meal to fill his monstrous belly. He rampages through woodland, farm and town, scaring all of the happy little animals that he thinks could make a good snack, but he runs into a fairy who is not happy with him at all! Will Naughty Naughty Monster learn his lesson and change his naughty ways?
I'm in charge!, Jeanne Willis & Jarvis.
This story is about a little rhino who likes to make the rules! When Rhino finds a tree bursting with fruit, he is not about to share it with anyone, after all, he is in charge round here! But it looks like things are about to change... With brilliant illustrations from Jarvis, this hilarious toddler-tantrum tale is all about being bossy and learning to listen to others.
There's an ouch in my pouch!, written by Jeanne Willis ; illustrated by Garry Parsons.
Goldy Luck and the three pandas, Natasha Yim ; illustrated by Grace Zong.
One Chinese New Year, her mother sends Goldy Luck to the pandas next door with a plate of turnip cakes, but the pandas are out and disaster follows. Includes a recipe for turnip cakes and an explanation of Chinese New Year.

World Languages

Kan 'n apie waterski? : ... en ander vrae, Aleksei Bitskoff & Camilla de la Bedoyere.
Kan 'n krokodil basketbal speel? : ... en ander vrae, Aleksei Bitskoff & Camilla de la Bedoyere.
Kan 'n olifant sonbrand? : ...en ander vrae, Aleksei Bitskoff & Camilla De la Bedoyere.
Kan 'n tier touloop? : ... en ander vrae, Camilla de la Bedoyere & Aleksei Bitskoff.
Die boek het my hond ingesluk!, Richard Byrne.
Die GSR, Roald Dahl ; illustrasies deur Quentin Blake ; in Afrikaans vertaal deur Mavis de Villiers.
Die Twakke, Roald Dahl ; illustrasies deur Quentin Blake ; in Afrikaans vertaal deur Kobus Geldenhuys.
Marius se merkwaardige medisyne, Roald Dahl ; illustrasies deur Quentin Blake ; in Afrikaans vertaal deur Leon Rousseau.
Matilda, Roald Dahl ; illustrasies deur Quentin Blake ; in Afrikaans vertaal deur Kobus Geldenhuys.
Spoke en ander gruwelike goed, Fanie Viljoen ; illustrasies deur Jeanine Henning.
Baolini he feng zhong wang zi, (Deguo) Zhanmusi Kelusi zhu ; (Aodili) Leinate Habinge'er hui ; Zhu Liuhua yi.
Bep en Bas gaan naar de markt, Eric van Gils.
De Gorgels, Jochem Myjer ; illustraties Rick de Haas.
Kleine Billy-Bob op de boerderij, Pauline Oud.
Saar in de herfst, Pauline Oud.
De beste geweldigste meest fantastische opa's ter wereld, [tekst] Jan Paul Schutten ; en [illustraties] Kees de Boer.
Het grote opa en oma boek, Carry Slee ; met illustraties van Dagmar Stam.
La colore des herissons, Jacques Cassabois.
La veritable histoire de Noel : roman, Marko Leino ; traduit du finnois (Finlande) par Alexandre Andre.
L' arbre lecteur, Didier Levy, Tiziana Romanin.
Il faut delivrer Gaspard!, Geoffroy de Pennart.
Le bain d'Abel, Audrey Poussier.
Gaspard des profondeurs, Yann Rambaud.
Die sanften Riesen der Meere, Nina Rauprich ; Mit Illustrationen von Irmtraut Teltau.
Was mag Taps, die kleine Maus? : Teddy, Tiere, Kuschelkissen, [Text, Hanna R+hling ; Illustrationen, Sabine Kraushaar].
Schulgeschichten, Nina Schindler ; mit Bildern von Julia Ginsbach.
Wie kleine Tiere schlafen gehen, [mit farbigen Bildern von] Marina Rachner ; [Text von] Anne-Kristin zur Br++gge.
Book fiesta! : celebrate Children's Day/Book day = Celebremose El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros, Pat Mora ; illustrated by Rafael Lopez.
This Pura Belpre Award-winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children's Day/El dia de los ninos. Children's Day/Book Day; El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years. Founder Pat Mora's jubilant celebration of this day features imaginative text and lively illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rafael Lopez that will turn this bilingual fiesta into a hit for story time! Toon! Toon!. Ages 5+
Caperucita roja, [texto] Carles Sala i Vila ; [ilustraciones] Roser Calafell ; [traduccion de Inma Caro].
Donde esta la luna?, texto de Jordi Amenos ; ilustraciones de Albert Arrayas.
Ojos, texto e ilustraciones, Iwona Chmielewska ; traduccion del coreano : Gisela Lara Gonzalez.

Younger Fiction

Where do they go?, Julia Alvarez ; illustrated by Sabra Field.
Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.
Erica's elephant, Sylvia Bishop ; illustrated by Ashley King.
When Erica Perkins wakes up on the morning of her tenth birthday, the last thing she expects is to find a very confused elephant sitting on her doorstep. So begins an unlikely friendship. But can a small girl and a rather large elephant learn to live together in a tiny terraced house? And when the dastardly owner of the local zoo plots to steal the elephant, will Erica be able to outsmart him?
Night of the toddlers, written by Tommy Donbavand ; illustrated by Fran and David Brylewski.
So, your parents have been turned into toddlers by a cranky scientist called Professor Troppy. She invented 'Born Again' cream, which promised to keep people young (they just didn't realise HOW young). What are you going to do? Phone the police - they're toddlers. Call the army - they're toddlers. Even the Royal Family are toddlers! This is exactly what happened to Bobby and Gail, two utterly unloved kids out to save the day.
Viking kong, written by Tommy Donbavand ; illustrated by Leo Trinidad.
What do you get when you cross a monster Viking baby who won't stop growing, two kids, a Viking clan and a very big stinky nappy? This book of course! Hold on to your nose as Erik and Freya battle to keep Olf under control, feed him and stop him crying (because he floods the village)
Game over, Super Rabbit Boy!, Thomas Flintham.
When King Viking and his evil robot army attack Animal Town, and kidnap Singing Dog, it is up to Super Rabbit Boy, with some help from Sunny and his video game console, to save the day.
The pest in the nest, story by Julian Gough ; illustrations by Jim Field.
Peace and quiet, shouts Rabbit. "That's all I want." Owch. He's hurt his own ears again. What with Bear's snoring, and a bang! bang! bang! noise from up in the tree, Rabbit knows that Something Simply Has To Be Done. But high in the branches, perhaps Bear can show Rabbit how to see the world from a different place.
Frankie Potts and the postcard puzzle, Juliet Jacka ; with illustrations by Phoebe Morris.
Frankie's list of mysteries to solve gets longer by the day. Firstly, her mum is acting very strangely - she's tired, grumpy and feels sick all the time. And then there's Grandma M, who keeps dropping hints about expanding her troup of performing greyhounds: Tinkerbell, Titania and Tiramisu.
Frankie Potts and the Wicked Wolves, Juliet Jacka ; with illustrations by Phoebe Morris.
A band of dancers with bells and blue painted faces have come to Tring, and Frankie can smell a mystery. Who are these Wicked Wolves? How come Grandma M knows them, and wants to pick a fight with them? Meanwhile, Tinkerbell and Sparkplug's seven adorable puppies are causing chaos at Frankie's house. Grandma M is planning to give away four of them, and Frankie and Mac must make sure that they go to good homes. But why are those Wicked Woves sniffing around the puppies?"
Stunt cat across America, Constance Lombardo.
Feline stunt cat Mr. Puffball and cat actor El Gato visit landmarks across America while attempting to make a spectacularly exciting
Nancy Clancy, super sleuth, written by Jane O'Connor ; illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser.
In her chapter book debut, Nancy Clancy must find the culprit when a prized possession goes missing at school.
Raven child and the Snow-Witch, written by Linda Sunderland ; illustrated by Daniel Egneus.
Anya lives with her mother and father in the shadow of the icy glacier where the Snow- Witch reigns. Every spring, Anya's mother journeys to the glacier to pick the blue gentian flowers that grow there. But this time, she does not return. She has been captured by the Snow-Witch and imprisoned in the ice. Anya and her father set off with the ravens to rescue her. It's a treacherous journey, and there is no knowing what they will find; but the strength of Anya's love conquers all; the Snow-Witch is defeated and Anya's mother is saved.