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By Tylee, Alexandra; Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran
This boy's-eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It is simple and funny but resonates long afterward, and begs to be read again.
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By Harper, Glyn; Illustrated by Copper, Jenny
"Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her ...services at the front as an ambulance driver. She receives an infuriating response from the War Office: 'This will be a short war and women will not be needed. If you want to help the war effort you should stay at home and knit socks and balaclavas.' But Gladys is not the kind of person who stays home and knits. She is determined to go to war"--Publisher information.Read more
By Morris, Toby
"Iggy can't seem to take off his party costume, and his parents don't seem to notice that he has turned into a boogie monster! But that's not the weirdest part"--Back cover.
By Elliot, David
"Gabriel Clutch was a thief and a liar but he was right about one thing. He told me he had a great secret in his collection that would shake the literary world to its roots if it ever got out." So begins the delightfully dark Snark, a tumultous romp through worlds created by Lewi...s Carroll and here brought to life through the vivid imaginings and art of author and illustrator David Elliot. What exactly did happen to the Snark expedition? Did his dagger-proof coat protect the Beaver from the Butcher? What befell the Boots in the Tulgey Wood? Who fell foul of the Jabberwock? The Bandersnatch? The Jubjub bird? And, finally, the big question: what precisely is a SNARK? David Elliot's hero, the Boots, here reveals the whole truth for the first time, from his recruitment to the Snark expedition, to his return from a journey of unimaginable, death-defying adventure.Read more
By Syzmanik, Melinda; Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan
"Playful children's story about a caterpillar/butterfly, words, books and the wonder of life"--Publisher information.
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