Mirabelle In Double Trouble by Harriet Muncaster

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Mirabelle is special because she is different.

Mirabelle’s mum is a witch and her dad is a fairy and she LOVES getting up to magical mischief!

Mirabelle and her family are off on holiday and Mirabelle has promised to be on her very best behaviour.  She really means it too …

The holiday is amazing – but when Mirabelle makes a new friend called Beatrix, she makes a worrying discovery – Beatrix is even more mischievous than Mirabelle!

With potions gone wrong, runaway dragons and food fights, will Mirabelle’s family believe that Mirabelle is (mostly) innocent this time, or is it just a case of double the trouble?

MIRABELLE IN DOUBLE TROUBLE was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Rainbow Magic: Frenchie The Bulldog Fairy by Daisy Meadows

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Rainbow magic

Jack Frost has kidnapped Frenchmen the Bulldog Fairy’s magical bulldog!  Without her pup and his magical collar, Frenchie can’t help puppy owners to look after their dogs.  Rachel and Kirsty must rescue Frenchie’s bulldog – and fast!

RAINBOW MAGIC: FRENCHIE THE BULLDOG FAIRY was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd March 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Ballet Bunnies – Trixie Is Missing by Swapna Reddy and Bimmy Talib

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One girl, four bunnies, and a wonderful dancing adventure.

It’s the day before the big show, and Millie and her friends, the Ballet Bunnies, have a busy day planned.

Everything is going smoothly until Millie checks her bag and finds that something very important and fluffy is missing!  It’s time for Millie to retrace her footsteps …

BALLET BUNNIES: TRIXIE IS MISSING was released in the United Kingdom on 6th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Marv And The Dino Attack by Alex Falase-Koya and Paula Bowles

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”The super-suit is powered by two things: kindness and imagination.  Luckily you, Marvin, have tons of both!”

Marvin is on a school trip to the dinosaur museum when supervillain Rex makes the dinosaur skeletons come alive.  He wants one for a sidekick and he wants it NOW!

When Marvin puts on his superhero suit he becomes MARV – unstoppable, invincible and totally marvellous.  Chased through the museum by a rampaging T-Rex and then surrounded by velociraptors, Marv must use the power of his suit to save the day.

Marv and Pixel are about to show Rex that you can’t make someone be your sidekick – you need to earn their respect and friendship first. 

MARV AND THE DINO ATTACK was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Marv And The Mega Robot by Alex Falase-Koya and Paula Bowles

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”The super-suit is powered by two things: kindness and imagination.  Luckily you, Marvin, have tons of both!”

Marvin loves reading about superheroes and now he’s about to become one for real.

Grandad is passing his superhero suit and robot sidekick, Pixel, on to Marvin.  It’s been a long time since the world needed a superhero but now, with a mega robot and a supervillain on the loose, that time has come.

To defeat his enemies and protect his friends, Marvin must learn to trust the superhero within.  Only then will Marvin become MARV – unstoppable, invincible and totally marvellous!

MARV AND THE MEGA ROBOT was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Kitty And The Woodland Wildcat by Paula Harrison and Jenny Løvlie

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A magical adventure by the light of the moon.

Kitty and her friend Ozzy are on a camping adventure – enjoying starlit skies and crackling campfires.  But time away from Hallam City’s rooftops doesn’t mean time away from superhero duties.  When Kitty hears a lonely meow from the woods, she leaps into action, finding a woodland wildcat searching for her lost kittens.

With storm clouds gathering, it’s a race against the clock.  Can Kitty use her superpowers to find the missing kittens?

KITTY AND THE WOODLAND WILDCAT was released in the United Kingdom on 10th February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Isadora Moon Gets The Magic Pox by Harriet Muncaster

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Isadora Moon is special because she is different.

Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and she is a bit of both.

Isadora has got a maths test on Monday, and she’s worried she’s not going to do very well.  If only she was ill she could get out of doing the test …

But giving yourself the magic pox is never a good idea and soon everything is out of control.  Can Isadora make it all better? 

ISADORA MOON GETS THE MAGIC POX was released in the United Kingdom on 3rd March 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Urban Shaman by C. E. Murphy

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Joanne Walker has three days to learn to use her shamanic powers and save the world from the unleashed WILD HUNT.

No worries.  No pressure.  Never mind the lack of sleep, the perplexing new talent for healing herself from fatal wounds, or the cryptic, talking coyote who appears in her dreams.

And if all that’s not bad enough, in the three years Joanne’s been a cop, she’s never seen a dead body – but she’s just come across her second in three days.

It’s been a bitch of a week.

AND IT ISN’T OVER YET.

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Tiger Warrior: Rise Of The Lion Beast by M. Chan

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It’s Chinese New Year and Jack is excited to celebrate and watch the traditional lion dance.  But in the Jade Kingdom the mythical New Year beast is real – and really dangerous!

Jack can’t help feeling scared to battle the creature that haunts his nightmares.  Can he face his fears and save the Jade Kingdom?  

TIGER WARRIOR: RISE OF THE LION BEAST was released in the United Kingdom on 20th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Saturday Night Live And Philosophy edited by Jason Southworth and Ruth Tallman

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Is Weekend Update fake news?

How can we tell the difference between satire, smart-assert, and seriousness?

What is the benefit of jokes that cause outrage?

The Church Lady has a bad case of moral superiority.  How about you?

What can Wayne and Garth teach us about living a happy life?

Live from New York for over forty years, Saturday Night Live is seriously funny, and through decades of sketches, monologues, commercials, music acts, and a huge cast of recurring characters, NBC’s original late-night comedy sketch show has brought a touch of levity to everything that is laughable about modern life.  Many of the greatest minds in modern comedy – Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Kate McKinnon and more – have honed their craft at SNL, finding fresh ways to highlight the ridiculous and absurd in our boardrooms, newsrooms, mailrooms, sorority houses, music studios, churches, schools, and everywhere in-between.  Politicians from Gerald Ford to Donald Trump have had their faults and foibles lampooned by SNL’s election sketches and satirical news segments, and all the while, Weekend Update has shown us that the medium is the message.

Of course, comedian-philosophers from Socrates to Sartre have always produced and provoked us, critiquing our most sacred institutions and urging us to examine ourselves in the process.  In Saturday Night Live and Philosophy, a star-studded ensemble cast of philosophers takes a close look at the “deep thoughts” beneath the surface of the award-winning late-night variety show and its hosts’ hijinks.  In this book, philosophy and comedy join forces with the strength of the Ambiguously Gay Duo to explore the meaning of life itself through the riffs and beats of the subversive parody that gives the show its razor-sharp wit and undeniable cultural and political significance.  

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Be An Eco Hero! At Home by Florence Urquhart and Lisa Koesterke

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Find out how you can be an eco hero at home! Learn how to save energy and water, and how to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste.

Then take our eco hero quiz!

BE AN ECO HERO! AT HOME was released in the United Kingdom on 13th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Unexpected Inheritance Of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan

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On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an unlikely gift that could not be more inconvenient.  For Chopra has one last case to solve …

But as his murder investigation leads him across Mumbai – from the richest mansions to its murky underworld – he quickly discovers that a baby elephant may be exactly what an honest man needs.

So begins the start of a quite unexpected partnership, and an utterly delightful new series.

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A Super Weird! Mystery: Danger At Donut Diner by Jim Smith

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Melvin and Rhubarb love a good mystery.

Unfortunately, nothing ever happens in their boring old town.

Until the Donut Hole Monsters turn up … 

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

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How Can I Help? Roly The Hedgehog by Frances Rodgers and Ben Grisdale

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Everything you need to know about helping your favourite garden guests!

Roly is a curious, prickly hedgehog who loves to explore gardens, including yours.  But gardens can be dangerous, from deep ponds to smelly rubbish, so Roly must be careful.  He can’t face these challenges alone – he needs your help!

Part of a beautiful series, Roly The Hedgehog provides its little readers with all the tips and tricks they need to help keep these adorable spiny creatures safe in the garden. 

HOW CAN I HELP?  ROLY THE HEDGEHOG was released in the United Kingdom on 28th October 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Beano Dennis & Gnasher: The Battle For Bash Street School by Craig Graham and Mike Sterling

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This is the ultimate story, told with funny pictures!

Can ten-year old kids really outwit the most cunning teachers in the universe and, after millions of years, finally make school cool?

It’s an SOS: Save Our School!

When mysterious new teachers arrive to lay down the law at notoriously naughty Bash Street School, Dennis, Gnasher and friends finally face a test they simply can’t afford to fail.

BEANO DENNIS & GNASHER: THE BATTLE FOR BASH STREET SCHOOL was released in the United Kingdom on 8th July 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Accidental Diary of B.U.G: Basically Famous by Jen Carney

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Five things that happen in this book that you DO NOT WANT TO MISS:

1. I appear on ACTUAL TV.

2. My teacher LITERALLY tells us to P.E.E. in class.

3. I locate dead people’s lost jewellery in exchange for luxury BISCUITS.

4. I discover where you can get FREE HOT CHOCOLATE.

5. I find out about a HUGE secret my mums have been keeping from me.

WARNING: Janey has been extra painy recently (one thing that might put you off). 

THE ACCIDENTAL DIARY OF B.U.G: BASICALLY FAMOUS was released in the United Kingdom on 19th August 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Risen by Benedict Jacka

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The probability mage Alex Verus has gone from a Camden shopkeeper to one of the most powerful magic users in Britain.  Now his last and most dangerous battle lies before him.

Alex’s girlfriend, the life mage Anne, has fallen fully under the control of the deadly djinn she made a bargain with, and it is preparing to create an army of mages subject to its every whim.  Can Alex figure out a way to free her from possession and stop her before time runs out for the people he loves?

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Zen And The Art Of Murder by Oliver Bottini

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Louise Boní, maverick chief inspector with the Black Forest crime squad, is struggling with her demons.  Divorced at forty-two, she is haunted by the ghosts of her past.

Dreading yet another dreary winter weekend alone, she receives a call from the departmental chief which signals the strangest assignment of her career – to trail a Japanese monk as he wanders through the snowy landscape to the east of Freiburg dressed only in sandals and a cowl.  She sets off reluctantly, and when she catches up with him, she finds that he is injured, fleeing some unknown evil – an evil so insidious that Louise Boní may never be free of its shadow. 

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Sequins And Secrets by Lucy Ivison

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Welcome to The House of Serendipity, where friendships are fashioned and destinies designed!

Meet Sylvia Cartwright, the 1920s’ Eloise Bridgerton, determined to break societal conventions.  And Myrtle Mathers, a maid with more ambition than Downton’s Daisy.  They know that the perfect outfit can make dreams come true, and their dazzling designs are the talk of 1920s London …

So when Agapantha Portland-Prince wants to escape her glamorous debutante ball for a life of adventure, it’s their magical talents she needs.  But can the girls make their secret dreams a reality, or will this be the most stylish scandal of the century?  

SEQUINS AND SECRETS was released in the United Kingdom on 10th June 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Straight Outta Crongton by Alex Wheatle

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Round these ends, it’s hard to hold on to your dreams.

Life’s a constant hustle for Mo.  Her mum’s boyfriend Lloyd is just another man who likes to beat down women; the South Crong streets are fraught with hazards and nasty G’s; and when it comes to matters of the heart … she’s still hung up on Sam.  No wonder she’s vexed so much of the time.

Thank God her sisters, Elaine and Naomi, are on her side.

But when badness goes down and a life is let handing in the balance, Mo has to face her hot urge for revenge … and she might end up losing more than she wins.

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The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

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Four unlikely friends.

A shocking new murder.

It’s the following Thursday.

Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with who she has a long history.  He needs her help.  His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster and a very real threat to his life.

As bodies start piling up, Elizabeth enlists Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron in the hunt for a ruthless murderer.  And if they find the diamonds too?  Well, wouldn’t that be a bonus?

But this time they are up against an enemy who wouldn’t bat an eyelid at knocking off four septuagenarians.  Can the Thursday Murder Club find the killer, before the killer finds them? 

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Kitty And The Starlight Song by Paula Harrison and Jenny Løvlie

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A magical adventure by the light of the moon.

Kitty is preparing for her school’s concern.  As a superhero-in-training with cat-like superpowers, Kitty can do all sorts of marvellous things.  But as a regular girl, Kitty is terrified to sing in front of everyone at school.  On top of that, Figaro hurts himself during a dangerous rooftop chase and his birthday plans are ruined.

Kitty will surely need the help of her fur-midable cat crew to rescue Figaro’s birthday and overcome her stage-fright.  

KITTY AND THE STARLIGHT SONG was released in the United Kingdom on 2nd September 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Now You See by Max Manning

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Will you look her in the eyes, just before she dies?

I, Killer has posted two photos of his first victim online – Before Death and After Death.  They’ve gone viral before DCI Fenton’s team even discovers the body.

Soon, another victim’s photo is similarly posted … and so begins the killer’s following.

DCI Fenton is determined to discover the identity of I, Killer.  Then the murderer makes the hunt personal, and Fenton’s search becomes a matter of life of death for him and his daughter.

But as I, Killer’s body-count rises, his number of online followers is growing – and he loves to give his fans what they want … 

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The Worries: Jaz And The New Baby by Jion Sheibani

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New baby, new worries …

Jazmin’s mum is about to have a baby and Jaz is so excited!  Ok, it might mean some changes to their family but Jaz is sure everything will be just fine.

So imagine her surprise when a host of furry, fretful friends arrive to cause serious mischief.  That’s right, it’s the Worries – gloomy Loner, nervous Change, pushy Jealousy and DJ Disaster, always waiting for something to go wrong.

Jaz tries to keep her worries to herself, but with her birthday party coming up fast, they see, set on turning her into the Worst Sister EVER!

THE WORRIES: JAZ AND THE NEW BABY was released in the United Kingdom on 19th August 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Tiger Warrior: Attack Of The Dragon King by M. Chan

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Tiger Warrior.

Jack loves his grandad’s stories about the Jade Kingdom, a world of heroes, beasts and adventures.

But when Grandad gives him a magic coin, Jack discovers the kingdom is real … and he has to save it from terrible danger.

Can Jack and his new friend Princess Li stop the deadly Dragon King?

TIGER WARRIOR: ATTACK OF THE DRAGON KING was released in the United Kingdom on 8th July 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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