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CHILDREN’S NEW TITLES

Our pick of the best new children’s titles…

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ANATOMY

£18.95

Available in Hardback

Published 1st October 2017

Thames & Hudson

This gorgeous, large-format book is filled with clever cutouts exploring every detail of the organs, systems and senses that make up that most marvellous of machines, the human body. This fact-filled journey is illustrated by Hélène Druvert, the acclaimed creator of the award-winning Paris Up, Up and Away and Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away. Her father, a doctor, has contributed the text, which is perfectly pitched at children of nine and over.

9781407174198

The Ugly Five

£12.99

Available in Hardback

Published 7th September 2017

Alison Green Books

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s brand-new picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.

9781786030177

Rosa Parks; Little People, Big Dreams

£9.99

Available in Hardback

Published 7th September 2017

Frances Lincoln

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, ‘ The Mother of the Freedom Movement’, in this inspiring story. In this true story of an inspiring civil rights activist, Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

9781408854877

The Explorer

£12.99

Available in Hardback

Published 10th August 2017

Bloomsbury

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.

9780385604413

La Belle Sauvage – The Book of Dust Volume 1

£20.00

Available in Hardback

Published 19th October 2017

Random House

Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua .

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