Faber & Faber Children's Fall 2015

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    Five Children on the Western Front Paperback Kate Saunders 9780571323180 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 Jun 30, 2015
    An incredible, heart-wrenching sequel to E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, set on the eve of the First World War. The five children have grown up - war will change their lives for ever. Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar and Jane is at high school. The Lamb is the grown up age of 11, and he has a little sister, Edith, in tow. The sand fairy has become a creature of stories ... until he suddenly reappears. The siblings are pleased to have something to take their minds off the war, but this time the Ps... + Read More
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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Paperback Lewis Carroll 9780571323357 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10 Aug 25, 2015
    Curiouser and curiouser…When Alice takes a tumble following the White Rabbit, she finds herself in a world in which nothing is what it is, because everything is what it isn’t. But can Alice make sense of the nonsense in the land of the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat? And will she ever get home again?A new edition of this classic story of adventure and imagination.
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    The Wind in the Willows Paperback Kenneth Grahame 9780571323418 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10 Aug 25, 2015
    Here today, up and off to somewhere else tomorrow!Toad has always been a silly sort of fellow. But when his latest obsession with motor cars—the faster the better—threatens to lead him to disaster, it is up to Toad’s good friends Mole, Ratty and Badger to get him under control. Can they save Toad from prison, and his home Toad Hall from the wicked Weasels and Stoats?Adventure abounds in this classic story of friendship.
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    Black Beauty Paperback Anna Sewell 9780571323371 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Aug 25, 2015
    What more could I want? Why, liberty!Black Beauty is born in a beautiful meadow and cared for by gentle humans. But life takes him far from home, from the stable of a gentleman, to gruelling work as a cab horse in the city. Where will Black Beauty’s journey lead him next? And is there anyone he can truly trust?Black Beauty’s timeless tale will enchant a new generation of children in this beautiful edition.
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    The Secret Garden Paperback Frances Hodgson 9780571323395 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Aug 25, 2015
    The secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.Mary Lennox has grown up in India, surrounded by colour and life, and people who always do exactly what she wants. When her parents die, she is sent to her uncle’s cold and lonely manor on the Yorkshire moors. There she finds the house and the gardens full of secrets. And unearthing them might just lead to the greatest discovery of all.The classic tale about the healing powers of friendship and nature in a stunning new edition.
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    Kitchen Disco Paperback Clare Foges 9780571307883 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 27, 2015
    In this rhyming picture book for young children, fruit coming to life and partying in the kitchen after dark.At night when you are sleepingThere’s a party in your house,It’s a pumping, jumping, funky bashWhen all the lights go out…When the sun goes down, the Kitchen Disco starts up—and all the fruit in the fruit bowl come out to play. There are lemons who break-dance, tangerines who twirl and some very over-excited apples. But one night a nasty mango turns up to spoil the fun…Kitchen Disco is a humorous, rhyming picture book for young children.
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    Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats Paperback T.S. Eliot 9780571321261 $20.99 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Oct 27, 2015
    A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic, with the celebrated black-and-white illustrations by Edward Gorey. Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad . . . The whimsical 1982 Old Possum's illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new poetry edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, ... + Read More
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    Sprinkle of Glitter 2016 Diary Diary Louise Pentland 9780571322671 $20.99 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 Sep 29, 2015
    Aloha Sprinklerinos, and welcome to my Sprinkle of Glitter 2016 Diary! You all know how much I love stationery, so I thought it made perfect sense for me to create a diary for you so we can all add a Sprinkle of Glitter to 2016! This isn't a normal diary; it's MUCH more than that. Yes, it has plenty of space for you to plan your parties, your picnics and your holidays, but it is also filled with makes, motivations, and lots of tips for having the best year ever! From planning a girly sleepover to making your own advent calendar and advice on re... + Read More
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    The Ride-By-Nights Paperback Walter De La Mare 9780571307197 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Oct 27, 2015
    The second in a series of four seasonal picture books by the author/illustrator pairing that brought you Snow.Up on their brooms the Witches stream, Crooked and black in the crescent’s gleam.It’s Halloween and a family is preparing to go trick-or-treating. Little do they know that up above them a coven of witches flies unseen through the starry sky…Carolina’s stunning illustrations beautifully illuminate Walter de la Mare’s thrilling, magical poem, published as a picture book for the first time.
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    The Ride-By-Nights Hardcover Walter De La Mare 9780571324224 $26.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Oct 27, 2015
    Up on their brooms the Witches stream, Crooked and black in the crescent's gleam It's Halloween and a family is preparing to go trick-or-treating. Little do they know that up above them a coven of witches flies unseen through the starry sky... Carolina's stunning illustrations beautifully illuminate Walter de la Mare's thrilling, magical poem, published as a picture book for the first time.
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    Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie 2 Paperback Jeff Norton 9780571311880 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 Oct 27, 2015
    You'll laugh until you die! Adam Meltzer, the world's most neurotic teenager, who just happens to be a zombie, is back! After solving the mystery of the zombees, Adam and his friends Corina (a vegan vampire) and Ernesto (a reluctant chupacubra) head off to summer camp for a well-earned break from detective work. But the countryside in their hometown of Croxton is just as weird and wonderful and soon they are investigating something deadly dangerous in the deep, dark woods...
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    Jet the Rescue Dog And Other Extraordinary Stories of Animals in Wartime Paperback David Long 9780571304936 $14.99 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Nov 24, 2015
    As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Dogs, horses, cats (even birds, camels and elephants) have saved thousands of lives through instinct, intelligence, courage and devotion. Like Jet, a dog who searched through ruins during the Blitz bombings to find survivors, or Sergeant Stubby, a dog who caught a spy. Or the pigeons who braved hurricanes, hawks and even snipers to help during WWII ... Engaging, uplifting and deeply moving, Jet the Rescue Dog tells the stori... + Read More
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    Series: Atticus Claw Atticus Claw On the Misty Moor Paperback Jennifer Gray 9780571317103 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10 Nov 24, 2015
    The Cheddar family are celebrating New Year's Eve in a Scottish castle! Surely even Atticus can't find trouble here. But with rumours of hidden treasure, an ancient family curse, and sightings of a mysterious giant cat on the moor, it seems Police Cat Sergeant Claw's detective skills will be needed once again.And danger lurks everywhere on the misty moor. . .
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    Series: Squishy McFluff the Invisible Cat Squishy McFluff: Secret Santa Paperback Pip Jones 9780571302567 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 6 Nov 24, 2015
    The third in the brilliant new series for 4-6-year-old readers about Ava and her imaginary cat, in hilarious rhyming text with adorable illustrations. Told in full colour throughout, this is the perfect stepping stone from picture books to older fiction.Ava and Squishy are back and this time their adorable chaos hits Christmas preparations for Mum, Dad, baby Roo, the local Christmas fete and much, much more…In her letter to Santa, Ava only has one wish. Will she get what her heart desires on Christmas day?Rising star Pip Jones continues to give... + Read More
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    The Snow Sister Paperback Emma Carroll 9780571317639 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Nov 24, 2015
    Pearl was putting the first touches to a person made of snow. And that person, with coal for eyes and a turnip for a nose, was wearing Pearl's sister's best shawl. It's Christmas Eve, and Pearl Granger is making a snow sister. It won't bring her real sister back. But a snow sister is better than no sister. Then a mysterious letter arrives, with a surprise that will stir the heart of Pearl's family. Will Christmas ever be the same again?
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    Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat Hardcover T.S. Eliot 9780571324828 $24.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Dec 29, 2015
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    Series: Old Possum's Cats Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat Paperback T.S. Eliot 9780571324835 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Dec 29, 2015
    We must find him or the train can't start! All aboard as Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat, stars in the third picture-book pairing from Arthur Robins and T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's cats, set on the Night Mail train where Skimble won't let anything go wrong. To sit alongside other classics such as The Gruffalo, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Spot.

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