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Whats that in Dog Years - Ben Davies
RRP £6.99 Paperback
Gizmo has been my best friend since the day I was born - he's always been around. But now they're telling me he might not always be around which completely sucks. I'm determined that me and Gizmo will have lots more fun and adventures before he goes - I mean, he loves parties, deserves pampering, and needs a break by the seaside.
And as for that old saying about how you can't teach an old dog new tricks - it's true, you really can't!Gizmo's bucket list is up and running - unlike Gizmo who is totally lazy and demanding to be carried . . .
All the laugh-out-loud humour you'd expect from a Ben Davis book but with added heart and poignancy . . .
and a four-legged character you'll fall in love with!
Armistice Runner - Tom Palmer
RRP £6.99 Tom Palmer
Lily has lots of worries. She's struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, she's losing her gran to Alzheimer's. But then she discovers her great-great-grandfather's diaries from the First World War.
Could his incredible story of bravery help her reconnect with her gran and even give her the inspiration she needs to push through and win?
Eagle Warrior - Gill Lewis
RRP £6.99 - Paperback
Bobbie is thrilled that a golden eagle has settled in the forest near her family's farm. She loves to walk the hills with her granny and watch the bird soar through the sky. But not everyone shares Bobbie's awe for the spectacular bird.When her granny's beloved dog is killed by poisoned bait, it soon becomes clear that someone is out to get the eagle - and they're ready to take down anything, and anyone, that gets in their way. Bobbie is determined to save the eagle but is it worth the risk? A stunning new wildlife adventure from multi-award-winning author Gill Lewis. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
Malamander - Thomas Taylor
RRP £7.99 - Paperback
Nobody visits Eerie-on-Sea in the winter. Especially not when darkness falls and the wind howls around Maw Rocks and the wreck of the battleship Leviathan, where even now some swear they have seen the unctuous Malamander creep... Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautilus Hotel, knows that returning lost things to their rightful owners is not easy - especially when the lost thing is not a thing at all, but a girl.
No one knows what happened to Violet Parma's parents twelve years ago, and when she engages Herbie to help her find them, the pair discover that their disappearance might have something to do with the legendary sea-monster, the Malamander. Eerie-on-Sea has always been a mysteriously chilling place, where strange stories seem to wash up. And it just got stranger...
My Parents Cancelled My Birthday - Jo Simmons
RRP £6.99 - Paperback
Perfect for fans of Pamela Butchart and David Baddiel's Birthday Boy - a hilarious tale of wish fulfilment gone wrong that every child will relate toTom can't wait for his LUCKY BIRTHDAY. It's an EPIC family tradition and he's dreamed up an UNFORGETTABLE party! Only, after several disasters involving a flattened Chihuahua and a curse from the tooth fairy, it's been CANCELLED. But Tom won't give up.
With the help of his friends (and a pig painted like a zebra), Tom decides to throw himself the party he deserves. What could possibly go wrong?
Slick - Monica Meria Vaughan
RRP £7.99 - Paperback
A new middle-grade sci-fi novel from the author of SIX, Slick is a fresh, funny and heargelt story about what it means to behuman. Longlisted for the 2020 UKLA Book AwardEric Young is the first child android to be trialled in society, but he doesn't know that. He does know that he's just moved to Ashland from London, so it's important that he makes new friends.
Not just any friends, but the right kind - the kind that would be interested in skateboarding and the new Slick trainers his Uncle Martin sends him. He's already growing his social media presence, but he knows it's important to make friends in the real world too. Danny Lazio doesn't have any friends, but he doesn't care about that.
He would rather not be friends with someone like Eric, who's had seemingly everything handed to him. But when Eric takes an interest in Land X, Danny's favourite game, Danny thinks he might have found a real friend... if he can figure out the mystery behind Eric's sudden disappearances and strange lifestyle.
As their friendship grows, it becomes harder to ignore the weird events that happen around Eric, from weekly "dentist" appointments to inexplicable medical mishaps. But uncovering the truth is an act that might cost them both, as powerful forces soon move in around them.
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