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#BookReview: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Let’s Discover Bugs #MPBooks

We're Going on a Bear hunt Let's discover Bugs book coverTitle: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Let’s Discover Bugs

Author: Andrea Cascardi

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s activity book – Colouring, Stickers, things to do

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Description: There’s so much to discover when you step into the wonderful world of bugs!
Fun facts about common flies, mighty beetles, beautiful butterflies and more.
Top tips on bug-finding, packing for an adventure and where to go.
Recipes, games and colour-in-your-own sticker activities.Read More »

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#BookReview: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman #MPBooks

Thunderhead book coverTitle: Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2)

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Young adult/teen, Science fiction, Thriller, Dystopian

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Description: Professional scythes control death.  The Thunderhead controls everything else.  It’s the perfect system.  Until it isn’t.
It’s been a year since Rowan went off-grid.  Hunted by the Scythedom, he as become an urban legend, a vigilante sniffing out corrupt scythes.  Citra, meanwhile, is forging her path as Scythe Anastasia, gleaning with compassion.  However, conflict amongst the scythes is growing, and when Citra’s life is threatened, it becomes clear that there is a truly terrifying plot afoot.
The Thunderhead observes everything, and it does not like what it sees.  Will it intervene?  Or will is simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?Read More »

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#BookReview: Can’t Catch Me! by Timothy Knapman & Simona Ciraolo #MPBooks

Can't Catch Me book coverTitle: Can’t Catch Me!

Author: Timothy Knapman

Illustrator: Simona Cirolo

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s picture book

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Description: This is Jake, the fastest mouse in the world.  NO ONE can catch him.  Not the fox, not the wolf, not even the bear.  Poor Old Tom Cat doesn’t stand a chance.  Or…does he?Read More »

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#BookReview: Judy Moody Saves the World! by Megan McDolnald & Peter H. Reynolds #MPBooks

Judy Moody Saves the World book coverTitle: Judy Moody Saves the World!

Author: Megan McDonald

Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s/middle grade fiction, humour

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Description: Where would the world be without Judy Moody?
Learning about the destruction of the rainforest puts Judy in the mood to whip the planet into shape.  Someone needs to save the world, and she’s the girl to do it!
The adventures of Judy Moody are sure to put you into a very Judy Moody mood!Read More »

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#BookReview: Scythe by Neal Shusterman #MPBooks

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Title: Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1)

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Young Adult (teen), Dystopian, Thriller, Science fiction

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Description: In a perfect world, the only way to die is to be gleaned by a professional scythe.  When Citra and Rowan are chosen to be apprentice scythes, they know they have no option but to learn the art of killing.  However, the terrifying responsibility of choosing their victims is just the start.
Corruption is the order of the day and Citra and Rowan need to stick together to fight it.
Then they are told that one of them will have to glean the other…Read More »

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#BookReview: One Heart by Marina Gioti #MPBooks

One Heart book coverTitle: One Heart: A book about the special bond between mothers and daughters

Author/Illustrator: Marina Gioti

English translation (from Greek): Mika Provata-Carlone

Publisher: Marina Gioti

Genre: Children’s picture book/ Picture book

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Description: The idea for this book came from a letter I wrote to my daughter when she was only two years old. As the relationship between a mother and a daughter often goes through hell and high water at around about the time of adolescence, I wanted her to remember that, no matter what, I would always be there beside her, her guardian angel, her greatest supporter.
“One Heart” is dedicated to the long sequence of women who alternate in the role of mother and daughter. It is a book about everything we would like to say to our daughters and to our mothers but often put off for another time, a time that never comes…Read More »

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#BookReview: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Let’s Discover Birds #MPBooks

We're Going on a Bear hunt Let's discover Birds book coverTitle: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Let’s Discover Birds

Author: Andrea Cascardi

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s activity book, non-fiction, nature

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Description: There’s so much to discover when you step into the wonderful world of birds!
Fun facts about red robins, swooping seagulls, golden eagles and more.
Top tips on bird-watching, identifying bird song and spotting favourite feathered friends.
Recipes, craft projects and colour-in sticker activities.Read More »