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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: 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: 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: Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure by A. L. Kennedy & Gemma Correll #MPBooks

Uncle Shawn and Bill 2 book coverTitle: Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Adventure (Uncle Shawn and Bill #2)

Author: A. L. Kennedy

Illustrator: Gemma Correll

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s/middle grade fiction, Humour

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Description: Uncle Shawn needs rescuing.  The evil Dr P’Klawz wants to squish all the Unusualness out of the world.  And he’s noticed that Uncle shawn is quite Unusual, Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual, in fact.
Thank goodness Badger Bill won’t let anything bad happen to his best friend!  He’s never rescued anyone before, but he’s not alone.  he has four arguing llamas, a pirate boy, an invisible girl and lots of spiders to help him.  what could possibly go wrong?Read More »

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#BookReview: Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton & Spike Gerrell #MPBooks

Football School Quiz book coverTitle: Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book

Authors: Alex Bellos & Ben Lyttleton

Illustrator: Spike Gerrell

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s non-fiction, Sports, Quiz

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Description: How much do you know about the World Cup – and the world?  Test yourself and your friends with our brain-busting questions, such as: Why are England called the Three Lions?  What is Lionel Messi’s creepy-crawly nickname?  which World Cup player wore a wig?  What is a meerkat doing here?Read More »

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#BookReview: Judy Moody by Megan McDonald & Peter H. Reynolds #MPBooks

Judy Moody book coverTitle: Judy Moody

Author: Megan McDonald

Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s/middle grade fiction, humour

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Description: Meet Judy Moody, the queen of moods! 
Bad moods, good moods, even back-to-school moods – Judy Moody has them all.
Meet Judy, her little “bother” Stink, her friend Rocky and her “pest” friend Frank.  They’re sure to put you in a very Judy Moody mood!

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