Beano Dennis & Gnasher: The Bogeyman Of Bunkerton Castle by Craig Graham and Mike Stirling

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Is it a comic?  Is it a book!?  No, it’s a Beano boom!

Are you afraid of the Bogeyman?!

After Lord Snooty flees Bunkerton Castle, Dennis, Gnasher and friends are invited to attend the ultimate spooky sleepover.  Will they last until morning?

We dare you to find out!

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Xtinct! Tiger Hunt by Ash Stone

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Xtinct!

Jeevan can’t wait to hit the slopes.  But his snowboard will have to wait because a mix-up at his mum’s lab has brought a dangerous SABRE-TOOTH TIGER back to life – and now it’s prowling around outside!

With a blizzard raging, a tiger on the loose and two hunters in hot pursuit, Jeevan needs to keep a cool head.  Can he come up with a plan before things snowball out of control?

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Adventures With Finn and Skip: Bird by Brendan Kearney

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Finn and his dog, Skip, are exploring the skies on a hang glider, when a flock of swans steals their map!  As they set off on a mission to get it back, they uncover what’s going on in the skies.

Follow Finn and Skip as they learn how they can help keep the air clean and look after the birds that call it home …

They are happy to help where they can.  What can you do?

ADVENTURES WITH FINN AND SKIP: BIRD was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Beano Dennis & Gnasher: Super Slime Spectacular by Craig Graham and Mike Stirling

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More jokes!  More laughs!  More mischief!

The most spectacular Beano Boomic yet!

What could possibly go wrong when Dennis, Gnasher and their classmates undertake a risky experiment to create the ultimate slime?

EVERYTHING!

Join them, in a race against slime to save Beanotown? 

BEANO DENNIS & GNASHER: SUPER SLIME SPECTACULAR was released in the United Kingdom on 7th July 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Immortality Thief by Taran Hunt

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The race for immortality is on.

When linguist and smuggler Sean Wren is blackmailed into a job to get some data off an ancient ship, he’s not expecting it to be the Philosopher’s Stone: a literal recipe for immortality.

Unfortunately, he’s not the only one looking.  The undying Ministers, mysterious aliens that have ruled over humanity for thousands of years, want the data too.  So does the Republic, the last free human government.

To add to the fun, the map to the treasure is in a long-lost language, the ship’s filled with dangerous traps and genetically-engineered monsters, and the nearby star’s going supernova in a few days.

Easy job, right? 

THE IMMORTALITY THIEF by Taran Hunt was released in the United States on 11th October 2022 and in the United Kingdom on 13th October 2022.  Thanks to Rebellion Publishing for the review copy of this book.

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Murder Before Evensong by Richard Coles

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Canon Daniel Clement is Rector of Champton.  He has been there for eight years, living at the rectory alongside his widowed mother – opinionated, fearless, occasionally annoying Audrey – and his two dachshunds, Cosmo and Hilda.

When Daniel announces a plan to install a lavatory in the church, the parish is suddenly (and unexpectedly) divided: as lines are drawn, long-buried secrets come dangerously close to destroying the apparent calm of the village.

And then Anthony Bowness – cousin to Bernard de Flores, patron of Champton – is found dead at the back of the church, stabbed in the neck with a pair of secateurs.

As the police move in and the bodies start piling up, Daniel is the only one who can try and keep his fractured community together … and catch a killer. 

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The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman

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Four unlikely friends.

A murder with no body.

And trouble knocking at their door … 

It is an ordinary Thursday and things should finally be returning to normal.

Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club is concerned.  A decade-old cold case leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers.

Then, a new foe pays Elizabeth a visit.  Her mission?  Kill … or be killed.

As the cold case turns red hot, Elizabeth wrestles with her conscience (and a gun) while Joyce, Ron and Ibrahim chase down clues with help from old friends and new.  But can the gang solve the mystery and save Elizabeth before the murderer strikes again? 

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Dealing With Divorce by Tim Collins

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You might want to read this book because your parents are splitting up.  Or maybe you know someone whose parents are separating and you want to help them.

This book contains practical, straightforward information and advice to help you to understand why families break-up and what you can do to get through this stressful time.

THE KIDS’ GUIDE: DEALING WITH DIVORCE was released in the United Kingdom on 22nd September 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Anti-Racism by Arike Oke

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Maybe you are being bullied and you think it could be racial bullying.  Perhaps you know someone who is being treated badly because of racism and you want to help them.

Being anti-racist means being active against racism.  This books gives some tips about how to be anti-racist in a positive and safe way.

THE KIDS’ GUIDE: ANTI-RACISM was released in the United Kingdom on 22nd September 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Mr Men Little Miss – Worries by Roger Hargreaves

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Discover more about you with the Mr Men and Little Miss

A new series to encourage children to understand more about their own emotions and how to manage them with the help of the Mr Men and Little Miss.

A book about feeling anxious.

MR MEN LITTLE MISS – WORRIES was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Mr Men Little Miss – Try Again by Roger Hargreaves

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Discover more about you with the Mr Men and Little Miss

A new series to encourage children to understand more about their own emotions and how to manage them with the help of the Mr Men and Little Miss.

A book about resilience.

MR MEN LITTLE MISS – TRY AGAIN was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Space Blasters: Suzie Saves The Universe by Katie & Kevin Tsang

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Suzie Wen LOVES inventing things – but after one of her inventions goes wrong, Suzie finds herself sucked into her favourite TV show – SPACE BLASTERS!

Now on board AN ACTUAL SPACESHIP with her new friends, Suzie is exploring strange planets and meeting plenty of aliens.

But when moons start disappearing, it’s up to Suzie and the Space Blasters to …

SAVE THE UNIVERSE!

SPACE BLASTERS: SUZIE SAVES THE UNIVERSE was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Mr Men Little Miss – All Different by Roger Hargreaves

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Discover more about You with the Mr Men and the Little Miss.

A new series to encourage children to understand more about their own emotions and how to manage them with the help of the Mr Men and Little Miss.

MR MEN LITTLE MISS ALL DIFFERENT was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Mr Men Little Miss – Be Kind by Roger Hargreaves

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Discover more about You with the Mr Men and the Little Miss.

A new series to encourage children to understand more about their own emotions and how to manage them with the help of the Mr Men and Little Miss.

MR MEN LITTLE MISS BE KIND was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Mr Men Little Miss – Go To School by Roger Hargreaves

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It’s the first day of school and LITTLE MISS TINY is very excited!  There is so much to learn and so many new friends to make.

Step in to LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE’S classroom and join all your favourite MR MEN and LITTLE MISS for a busy day at school! 

MR MEN LITTLE MISS GO TO SCHOOL was released in the United Kingdom on 7th July 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

You can order MR MEN LITTLE MISS GO TO SCHOOL by Roger Hargreaves and Adam Hargreaves from Amazon UK, Waterstone’s or Bookshop.org UK.  I earn commission on any purchases made through these links.

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Pick A Story: A Pirate + Alien + Jungle Adventure by Sarah Coyle and Adam Walker-Parker

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Hey, you!

Yes … YOU!

You have been chosen for an important mission.

Vincent’s dog, Trouble, has disappeared and he needs YOUR HELP.

Has Trouble been stolen by aliens?  Pilfered by pirates?  Or wandered deep into the jungle?

It’s up to you to decide!

Discover not one but THREE fun-filled worlds in this PICK A STORY adventure.  Packed with hilarious characters, super-silly scenarios and decisions to make on every page, you won’t want to put it down! 

PICK A STORY – A PIRATE + ALIEN + JUNGLE ADVENTURE was released in the United Kingdom on 4th August 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Me And My World: Life Online by Sarah Ridley, Anne Rooney and Ryan Wheatcroft

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Life Online

What do you do to keep safe online?

What should you share online?  How do you search safely?  How can you be a good online friend?  In this book find out all about Internet safety and how to behave in an online world.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Marie Curie by Nell Walker

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Discover the fascinating story of MARIE CURIE a trailblazing scientist who discovered two radioactive elements.

Did you know that Marie studied science at a secret university? 

Or that she invented portable x-ray machines that helped save many soldiers’ lives during the First World War?

Packed with facts, photographs, illustrations and more, DK Life Stories take you beyond the basics to find out all about history’s most amazing people.  

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Pandemic Planet – How Diseases Impact Our World by Anna Claybourne

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Pandemic Planet

Beginning in late 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic spread rapidly around the world, causing the deaths of millions of people and leading to closed schools, empty streets and shuttered businesses.

But viruses and pandemics have been part of human history for thousands of years, from the Black Death to SARS.  PANDEMIC PLANET looks at what pandemics are, how they spread and how we deal with them.  It explores how we arm ourselves against dangerous diseases, from developing groundbreaking new vaccines to simple, individual measures such as washing your hands and wearing a face mask.  It also looks at how and what we learn from pandemics, as well as some of their surprisingly positive outcomes.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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JoJo & Gran Gran Go To The Hairdresser by Pat-A-Cake Books

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JoJo & Gran Gran

JoJo has never been to the hairdresser so she’s very excited to be going with Gran Gran today.  She gets to help out – and even have her own hair styled, too!

JOJO & GRAN GRAN GO TO THE HAIRDRESSER was released in the United Kingdom on 12th May 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Auntie Poldi And The Fruits Of The Lord by Mario Giordano

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WINE AND MURDER – nothing is more likely to rouse Auntie Poldi’s love of the chase.

Still relishing the notoriety from her spectacular resolution of the Candela case, Poldi is alive to the faintest whiff of criminality.

What to others might seem a series of misfortunes – the water supply cut off, a poisoned dog – is clearly, to Poldi, an escalation: the Mafia have had her in their sights ever since she solved Valentino’s murder.

Poldi has tasted blood.  No one is above suspicion.  And trouble will surely follow …

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Great Wall Through Time: A 2,700 Journey Along The World’s Greatest Wall illustrated by Du Fei

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Embark on a time-travelling adventure along The Great Wall of China, spanning 2,700 years and more than 21,000km (13,000 miles).  From the first defensive forts built in the 7th century BCE to modern-day tourist sites, discover the fascinating secrets of one of the world’s greatest landmarks and the people who helped build it.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Why Did Ancient Greeks Ride Elephants Into Battle? by Tim Cooke

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Why did ancient Greeks ride elephants into battle?

Discover history for yourself with this fun, quirky series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask!

– Why did the ancient Greeks exercise naked?

– How did an owl inspire a city-state?

– And just what was Pythagoras’ theory of … beans?

A QUESTION OF HISTORY: THE ANCIENT GREEKS answers all these questions and much more.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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My Friends by Sarah Ridley and Ryan Wheatcroft

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My Friends

What makes a good friend?

How do you make friends?  What happens when friends fall out?  What is bullying?  In this book find out all about friendship and how to have good relationships all through your life.

Me and my World explores topics that are important to children as they grow up.  The text and pictures provide lots of talking points, while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.

ME AND MY WORLD: MY FRIENDS was released in the United Kingdom on 10th June 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Civil Rights Stories – Racial Equality by Anita Ganeri and Toby Newsome

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Civil Rights Stories

Racial Equality

Discover the powerful real-life stories of racial inequality from history and from around the world.  The colour of your skin shouldn’t mean that you are treated badly and with prejudice.  But discrimination by white people against Black, Asian and indigenous peoples, means that racism affects the happiness and safety of millions.  

Civil rights are the rights that all people should have, no matter who they are or where they live.  But not everyone enjoys equal rights.  Civil Rights Stories shines a light on some of the people, movements and moments in the struggle for equality – a struggle that continues to this day.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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