Random House Children's UK Books Summer 2016

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    The Hole Story Hardcover Paul Bright 9781783441938 $24.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 May 24, 2016
    Discover the secret lives of holes!When Hamish and Hermione hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to call home. But the holes cause havoc wherever they go -- no one wants holes in their knickers, bike wheel or boat! Exhausted, the pair rest in a piece of wood, only to be discovered by the palace carpenter, who knows that holes can be really useful -- especially when you are making beautiful musical instruments.
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    All Aboard for the Bobo Road Hardcover Stephen Davies 9781783443390 $24.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 May 24, 2016
    Help Big Ali the bus driver and his family in this counting journey through a spectacular part of West Africa.All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo. With the authentic setting in Burkina Faso drawn from the author's own experience, this is a wonderfully fun introduction for small children to an amazing culture.
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    Nara and the Island Hardcover Dan Ungureanu 9781783443420 $24.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Jun 28, 2016
    When your home is so small it’s impossible to lose anything, sometimes you dream of a place where you can get lost.Nara lives with her father on a tiny island and dreams of visiting the island across the waves. So when she gets the opportunity to visit the mysterious island, an amazing adventure unfolds. This stunning story is the debut of exciting author-illustrator talent Dan Ungureanu.
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    Lucinda Belinda Melinda McCool Hardcover Jeanne Willis 9781783442027 $24.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Jun 28, 2016
    From the legendary Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross comes this modern fable for the image-obsessed.The most beautiful girl in the whole of the school is Lucinda Belinda Melinda McCool—but Lucinda Belinda felt it was her duty to guide all her friends in the subject of beauty. Lucinda becomes the scourge of family and friends, criticising big bottoms and moustaches (especially her grandma’s) until everyone avoids her. So when Lucinda meets a monster in the forest, she makes it her mission to make-over this scary creature. Unfortunately changing its ou... + Read More
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    Elmer and the Rainbow Board book David McKee 9781783444243 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5 May 24, 2016
    A story about Elmer, everyone's favourite patchwork elephant, available in a new, sturdy board book format to delight his many fans. Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But something dreadful has happened: the rainbow has come out too soon and has lost its colours!Elmer decides to give his own colours to the rainbow, but to do that, he must find where it touches the ground. But what will happen to Elmer if he gives the rainbow his own colours? Will he lose them for eve... + Read More
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    Goldilocks and the Three Bears Board book Tony Ross 9781783444090 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5 Aug 23, 2016
    This classic Goldilocks adventure, with charming illustrations by Tony Ross and chunky tabs to make turning the page easy, is the perfect introduction to the fairy tales for little ones.Golidilocks is walking through the woods one day when she smells some delicious porridge…This sturdy board book contains an abridged version of the classic fairy tale and is great for sharing with the very youngest of children. Enjoy Tony Ross’ bright illustrations as you follow the adventures of Goldilocks and find out what happens when the three bears come hom... + Read More
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    Jack and the Beanstalk Board book Tony Ross 9781783444106 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5 Aug 23, 2016
    This delightful tabbed board book of the classic story of Jack and his adventures with the giant at the top of the beanstalk is illustrated by the inimitable Tony Ross.A perfect introduction to fairy tales for little ones! This abridged classic features bright, fun illustrations and a sturdy board format with tabs to make it easy for little hands to turn the pages. Discover the adventure that happens after Jack swaps the family cow for some rather magical beans.
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    Toad and I Paperback Louise Yates 9781780081052 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 7 Apr 26, 2016
    A brilliantly witty new picture book from Louise Yates, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.Toad lives in a tree in Kitty's garden -- a very special tree with limitless rooms and countless adventures to be had. Prepare to enter a zany world full of new experiences, witty characters, and hilarious exploits.
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    Rent a Bridesmaid Hardcover Jacqueline Wilson 9780857532725 $26.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Jun 28, 2016
    Tilly can’t believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly’s favourite daydream, she’s kitted out in the most beautiful bridesmaid dress, walking down the aisle behind a beautiful bride. The one wedding she’d really like to attend is her own mum and dad’s. But as that’s never going to happen, it’s time for Tilly to make her own dream come true – and put her bridesmaid services up for hire…A fabulous, funny and moving story about the power of friendship from the mega-bestselling author of Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather ... + Read More
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    The Otherlife Paperback Julia Gray 9781783444229 $16.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 Aug 23, 2016
    Three years ago, Ben’s beloved friend and tutor Jason died in mysterious circumstances. And he begins to wonder if his old friend Hobie had something to with it…I always get away with it when I try stuff like this. Partly it comes down to sort of assuming that I’m going to. I’ve got loads of confidence. And Loki got away with everything. Well, almost everything.When troubled, quiet Ben begins at the ruthlessly competitive Cottesmore House, school to the richest, most privileged boys, he is befriended by Hobie: the wealthy class bully, product o... + Read More
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    Caged Paperback Theresa Breslin 9780552565226 $16.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 25, 2016
    Carnegie Medal winner Theresa Breslin explores the dangerous world of cage-fighting in this dark and powerful new novel.Escaping from a troubled home and struggling to survive on the streets, the abandoned tunnels of the London Underground are a perfect sanctuary for Kai. Along with other teenagers running from their pasts, Kai finds somewhere to belong in this strange community of outcasts.But Kai is now facing a very different kind of fight. Every night, led by the enigmatic Spartacus, the runaways must become cage fighters, each fight broadc... + Read More
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    Slug Needs a Hug! Paperback Jeanne Willis 9781783442096 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 May 24, 2016
    A hilarious delight from the award-winning team of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.When it begins to bug slug that his mummy doesn't hug him, he leaves home to find out why. Kitten suggests he should be furrier, so he puts on a woolly hat, while Bird suggests he needs a beak. Soon, Slug has a new look, will his mummy hug him now?
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    Boa's Bad Birthday Paperback Jeanne Willis 9781783441563 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Aug 23, 2016
    Discover the ultimate unwanted birthday gift in this hilarious story from the award-winning Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.It was Boa’s birthday.It was going to be the best one ever.Or so he hoped.He invited his friends round.They would all bring him wonderful presents.Or would they?A hilarious tale to encourage young children to accept presents gracefully, from the award-winning team of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.
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    Go to Sleep, Monty! Paperback Kim Geyer 9781783442072 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Jul 26, 2016
    A charming and very funny picture book about the trials and tribulations of owning a boiterous puppy!Every child wants a pet, right? Wouldn’t it be great to have someone to play with, someone to share things with, and someone to care for? Max gets the dog of his dreams, but he soon realises that looking after a puppy, isn’t as easy as it looks!
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    The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army! Paperback Michael Foreman 9781783442089 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Jul 25, 2017
    A poignant and timely tale about the power of bookshops and reading from the award-winning Michael Foreman.When the Mayor decides to close down Joey’s favourite bookshop in order to build a big superstore, Joey calls upon his friend, Origami Girl, to help. Origami Girl creates an army out of characters from famous children’s books to put a stop to the mayor and the builders before it is too late!
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    Wings The Third Book of the Nomes Paperback Terry Pratchett 9780552573351 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 May 24, 2016
    The third book in Terry Pratchett's fantasically funny trilogy, The Bromeliad. When you're four inches high in a world full of giant people, things never go very well for long.After running into trouble at the quarry, the nomes want to go home. The problem is, 'home' is somewhere up in the stars, in some sort of Ship.Masklin must find a way to get to the 'launch' of a 'communications satellite' (whatever that is). And so begins an incredible journey, filled with peril, planes, honking geese... and a walking sandwich.The fantastically funny thir... + Read More
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    Daisy: Really, Really Paperback Kes Gray 9781782956464 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Aug 23, 2016
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    Daisy: Tiger Ways Paperback Kes Gray 9781782956495 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Aug 23, 2016
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    Daisy: 006 and a Bit Paperback Kes Gray 9781782956501 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Aug 23, 2016
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    I Want a Friend! Paperback Tony Ross 9781849392853 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Aug 23, 2011
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    Melric and the Dragon Paperback David McKee 9781783442102 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Jun 28, 2016
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    The Young Performing Horse Paperback John Yeoman 9781783443758 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Jul 26, 2016
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    Through the Looking Glass Paperback Lewis Carroll 9781783444120 $16.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Aug 23, 2016
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    Bilal's Brilliant Bee Paperback Michael Rosen 9781783443956 $12.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9 Jun 28, 2016
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    The Funniest Football Joke Book Ever Paperback Joe King 9781849391115 $10.99 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 9 Jun 07, 2010
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    Spangles McNasty and the Fish of Gold Paperback Steve Webb 9781783444007 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Jun 28, 2016
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    His Royal Whiskers Paperback Samuel Gayton 9781783443826 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Feb 28, 2017
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    The Young Magicians and the Impossible Thieves Paperback Nick Mohammed 9780552574730 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Apr 25, 2017
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    Alone Could You Survive? Paperback D.J. Brazier 9781783444038 $16.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jun 28, 2016
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    Unbelievable Paperback Jennifer Pickup 9781908717061 $18.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 26, 2016
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    Kiss Paperback Jacqueline Wilson 9780552554411 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jul 02, 2008
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    Love Lessons Paperback Jacqueline Wilson 9780552553520 $14.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12 Aug 01, 2006

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