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C K Smouha, illus. Eleonora Marton
Phil and Dave are a pair. They spend time together, making jokes, chatting and playing games. Suddenly, they get separated. Without having each other, life seems scary. But why is their adventure unique? I can give you at least two reasons.
Alfred and the Blue Whale
Mina Lystad, illus. Ashild Irgens
Alfred is scared about lots of things but speaking in front of the class in four days’ time about the blue whale is going to be the worst thing ever.
The Adventures of Anatole
Nancy Willard, illus. David McPhail
Nancy Willard’s trilogy which narrates the adventures of a boy and his orange cat Plumpet, now in one volume.
Paul Russell, illus. Aska
A young boy, possibly dyslexic, loves writing stories. However, his work is always heavily critiqued and covered in red slashes. How does everything change when a new teacher arrives?
Mira’s curly hair
Maryam Al Serkal and Rebeca Luciani
Mira’s hair is a riot of curls. Not what she wants at all. She would like straight hair just like her mother. But appearances are not always as they seem. When the rain comes down, Mira has a real surprise.
When things get spilt or broken, or even eaten, it is clear that naughty Tiger did it. Lily declares it is so, and also tells us that Tiger is not sorry. But some things do require punishment. So they run away to be wild. At first, it is exciting, but what happens when it is dark and cold? Sometimes you can be too wild.
Emmett and Caleb
Karen Hottois and Delphine Renon
Emmett and Caleb are friends. This does not mean they always like the same things, and sometimes this can cause a bit of friction. But for friends, there is always a way through difficulties - an invisible poem perhaps, with all the right words.
Me and Mrs Moon
Mrs Moon looks after Maise and Dylan after school while both sets of parents are still at work. But what happens when Mrs Moon's behaviour becomes unusual?
Veronica Twitch the Fabulous Witch
The three witches who run Twitch magazine are highly excited, as Double Bubble, the most popular of girl bands, will play at their festival. However, these plans all collapse when the girl band is kidnapped...
Adam Wallace, illus. Giuseppe Poli
Jerry feels left out at school and is befriended by Molly. What he learns from their relationship encourages him to befriend Paul.
The Secret Life of a Tiger
Przemystaw Wechterowicz, Illus. Emilia Dziubak
In this tale, Tiger seeks to convince us that what we may know of his behaviour is not the whole truth.
Little People, BIG DREAMS (Muhammad Ali, Stephen Hawking)
Isabel Sánchez Vegara
These two Frances Lincoln books are part of a series entitled Little People, BIG DREAMS. They contain brief and lavishly illustrated biographies aimed at readers aged 6 to 10.