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cfpetthepetsPet the pets

by Sarah Lynne Reul

A lift-the-flap book that lets little ones pet the pets! This interactive novelty board book encourages readers to help and play with different pets by lifting the sturdy flaps on each spread. Scratch the dog's ear, help the hamster's wheel spin around, and feed the hungry fish.  

  

The pondcfpond

by Graeme Base

Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are playing happily in the garden. But when disaster strikes, who will save the day? From the award-winning bestselling creator of Animalia comes a new series to delight young readers. 

 

cfeyeeyeEye, eye, Captain!

by Jane Clarke

Captain Cutlass cannot see a thing without his glasses. But pirates don't wear glasses and if his crew finds out they'll make him walk the plank! As the pirates set sail for Treasure Island, the Captain soon finds himself in trouble when he can't even read the treasure map... This hilarious tale from picture book author Jane Clarke (author of Gilbert the Great and Neon Leon) is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves.  

 

  

cfchelseaChelsea the chimpanzee fairy

by Daisy Meadows

Naughty Jack Frost has stolen Chelsea the Chimpanzee Fairy's magical pet friend. But he soon realises he's bitten off more than he can chew! Can Kirsty, Rachel and Etta help get Chelsea's adorable chimp back where he belongs?

 

 

 

CFdinosaurexpl1Dinosaur explorers - Prehistoric pioneers (Dinosaur explorers #1)

by Redcode

Trapped in the Precambrian era by an earthquake, the dinosaur explorers find themselves in a fix--by needing a bigger fix for their time machine!

 

 

 

CFkingflashyKing Flashypants and the snowball of doom  ( King Flashypants #5)

by Andy Riley

It's pretty nippy in Edwinland and Nurbisonia. In fact, it's the coldest winter in a hundred years! After evil Emperor Nurbison steals all his peasants' firewood and woolly hats just because he can, they go to live with nine-year-old King Edwin in Edwinland instead. The furious emperor talks the scary Ice Folk to join him in his latest dastardly plan to make life difficult for Edwin and his new peasants, but Edwin is determined not to let Nurbison get away with it. He is a noble king, after all!  

 

Non-Fiction

CNFEARTHSPINNING

Why can't I feel the Earth spinning? : & other vital questions about science

by James Doyle

This is an irreverent and informative introduction to tricky questions about science. How do we know what dinosaurs looked like? Why does medicine taste so bad? Why don’t airplanes fall down? Why Can’t I Feel the Earth Spinning? Encourages children to start asking and answering questions for themselves. The book is structured around twenty-two questions.  

 
 

CNFFAMILYTREESFamous Family Trees

by Kari Hauge

A compendium of family trees featuring some of history's most loved -- and loathed -- famous faces from history for the whole family to explore. Who did Cleopatra grow up with? Where did Gengis Khan's fierce nature come from? And what was life like in the Kennedy household? Step into the lives of 25 famous faces from history and discover the intricate web of family that helped make them.

 

 
 

CNFMAKABLEMONSTERS

Marvelous makeable monsters : 21 STEAM projects that light up, buzz, launch, and occasionally chomp

by Sam Haynor

In this creative project book, STEAM educator Sam Haynor unleashes silly beasts that jump, fly, spin, shake, light up, and even spit. Step by step photos accompany each project. Perfectly safe and fun for younger kids working with adults, most projects can also be tackled by middle-graders with minimal adult help.

 
Updated 03/11/2018