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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo (Hardback, Illustrated edition)

By Apps, Roy

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An inspirational biography about Cristiano Ronaldo from award-winning author Roy Apps, focusing on the skill, grit and determination needed to be a world-class footballer

ISBN 9781445153186
Published 30 May 2017 by Hachette Children's Books
Interest Age 7-9 years
Series Edge - Sporting Heroes
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You Talking to Me?: Discover the World of Words, Codes, Emojis, Signs, Slang, Smoke Signals, Barks, Babbles, Growls, Gestures, Hieroglyphics & More

You Talking to Me?: Discover the World of Words, Codes, Emojis, Signs, Slang, Smoke Signals, Barks, Babbles, Growls, Gestures, Hieroglyphics & More (Hardback)

By Ham, Catherine; Illustrated by Owsley, Anthony

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You Talking to Me? travels the world to explore the fascinating and cool ways humans and animals communicate.

ISBN 9781633221550
Published 29 March 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Interest Age Children
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Paperback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

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This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (piIpiIwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and ...

ISBN 9780947503048
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age Children
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Into the White: Scott's Antarctic Odyssey
 

Into the White: Scott's Antarctic Odyssey (Paperback)

By Grochowicz, Joanna

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The enthralling and harrowing true story of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, with evocative photographs, and illustrations by Sarah Lippett.

ISBN 9781760293659
Published 26 April 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

By Mah, Adeline Yen

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The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto ...

ISBN 9780141304878
Published 2 August 1999 by Penguin
Interest Age 9-11 years
Series Chinese Cinderella
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Trouble Tomorrow

Trouble Tomorrow (Paperback)

By Whitebeach, Terry; Enadio, Sarafino Wani

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Based on a true story, this compelling novel tells an incredible tale of courage, resilience and hope, about a Sudanese boy who survives civil war, a treacherous journey and many years in a refugee camp before finding peace.

ISBN 9781760291464
Published 25 January 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 13+ years
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The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival

The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival (Hardback, Main)

By Long, David; Illustrated by Hyndman, Kerry

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Featuring real-life stories about extreme survival, this book includes stories of a man who sucked blood from a shark, and a woman who froze to death.

ISBN 9780571316014
Published 1 November 2016 by Faber and Faber
Interest Age 9-11 years
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My Secret Diary

My Secret Diary (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline; Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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A memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. It includes extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager, to build up a picture of a real teenager and her inne ...

ISBN 9780552561563
Published 3 May 2010 by Random House
Interest Age 9-11 years
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The Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago

The Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago (Hardback)

By Jolley, Mike; Wood, A. J.; Illustrated by Castle, Frances

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Would an Inca warrior have ridden a camel? Would a Viking have listened to his radio? Test your knowledge of history and spot the mistakes in every scene from ancient civilisations.

ISBN 9781847809636
Published 26 April 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Interest Age 7-9 years
Series Spot the Mistake
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Hardback)

By Markel, Michelle; Illustrated by Carpenter, Nancy

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A picture book biography about John Newbery, pioneering author and publisher--for whom the prestigious Newbery medal is named--and the revolution in children's books that he led.

ISBN 9780811879224
Published 1 April 2017 by Chronicle Books
Interest Age 7-9 years
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