Bears are tired. Sick and tired. Just when they are in the middle of something really good – like sleeping, snoozing, or napping – too many storybooks mean they have to stop what they are doing (that is, sleeping) and get up to be part of a story. Every story. Well, the bears have had enough. They are going on strike… but who could take their place?
Ages: 4-8 years Size: 9 1/2 x 9 7/8 Pages: 32 Series: Kane Miller Picture Books Price: $14.99 (Hardback)
Twins Kensy and Max Grey’s lives are turned upside down when they are whisked off to London and discover their parents are missing. As the situation unfolds, so many things don’t add up: their strange new school, the bizarre grannies on their street, the coded messages they keep finding, and the feeling that, all around them, adults are keeping secrets…
Series: Kensy and Max
An action-packed spy adventure series!
Ages: 8-12 years Size: 5 x 7 3/4 Pages: 336 Series: Kensy and Max Author: Jacqueline Harvey Price: $6.99 (Paperback) or $18.99 (Library)
From atoms to X-rays and from the Big Bang to the Internet, brilliant breakthroughs by successful scientists have changed the world again and again. Dip inside this intriguing book to read the stories of 100 scientists and their amazing discoveries, including Marie Curie and Albert Einstein. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites where you can meet amazing scientists and try online activities.
Ages: 8 years and up Size: 6 7/8 x 9 3/4 Pages: 128 Author: Abigail Wheatley, et al. Price: $12.99 (Flexi-binding) or $20.99 (Library)
A new addition to the successful series, this beautiful retelling of this well-loved classic tale by Grimm features delicate laser-cut holes and gorgeous artwork. Peek through the pages to follow the shoemakers and the mysterious little elves who help make shoes during the night.
Ages: 3 years and up Size: 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 Pages: 14 Series: Peek Inside a Fairy Tale Board Books Author: Anna Milbourne Price: $14.99 (Board)