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8-12 years

Louis Armstrong

Stephane Olliver, Remi Courgeon

Louis Armstrong

This illustrated biography of Louis Armstrong tells the life of the greatest jazz musician and singer of his age, and gives an introduction to his music.Born in New Orleans in 1901, Louis Armstrong loved the gospel singing he heard ...

£13.95

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9+ years

Darkmouth

Shane Hegarty

Darkmouth

A monstrously funny debut from the new star of middle-grade adventure. THEY'RE COMING! Legends (also known as terrifying, human-eating monsters) have invaded the town of Darkmouth and aim to conquer the world. But don't panic! The last remaining ...

£6.99

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12+ years

The Last Leaves Falling

Sarah Benwell

The Last Leaves Falling

And these are they. My final moments. They say a warrior must always be mindful of death, but I never imagined that it would find me like this ...Japanese teenager, Sora, is diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Lonely ...

£7.99

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12-15 years

Secrets, Schemes and Sewing Machines

Katy Cannon

Secrets, Schemes and Sewing Machines

Secrets, Schemes and Sewing Machines is the companion novel to Katy Cannon's delicious teen read, Love, Lies and Lemon Pies. Grace had a plan for this year - and it didn't involve learning to sew. But when her world ...

£6.99

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5+ years

Rotten Luck!

Peter Bently, Fred Blunt

Rotten Luck!

Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds ...

£5.99

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13-16 years

Inside Divergent: the Initiate's World

Veronica Roth

Inside Divergent: the Initiate's World

DIVERGENT - a major motion picture in 2014. Illustrated with more than 100 photographs - many never before seen - this eye-catching volume takes you inside the film version of Divergent where you'll discover the factions, meet the initiates and enter the ...

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