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New children's titles for November 2021

by Sophie Green

Looking for new titles for your little people? Take a look at our brand new childrens fiction and non-fiction books for November 2021.

A flying visit, by Nick Butterworth

Percy's friend the hedgehog has always longed to fly but without wings it's an impossible dream. Until, one day, a stranger arrives in the park, needing the hedgehog's help. Will his wish come true at last? A funny, heart-warming story about kindness, friendship and teamwork, introducing the phenomenally popular Percy the Park Keeper to a new generation of readers.

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Cat problems, by Jory John and Lane Smith

What could a pampered house cat possibly have to complain about? Just like most cats, this cat lives an extremely comfortable life. But he has his problems, too ... The sun spot he's trying to bathe in just won't stop moving. The nosy neighbour squirrel just can't seem to mind its own business. And don't even get him started on the hoover! It's an absolute menace! Will this cat ever find the silver lining?

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Group hug, by Jean Reidy and Joey Chou

What do we all need when we're feeling down? yes, that's right, a group hug! A slug is the unlikely hero of this feel-good tale: 'You need a hug? I have one,' said Slug, 'to keep your heart snug!' More and more sad-looking animals arrive, and one by one slug persuades each to join the group hug until a scary looking bear turns up. But who will be brave enough to hug bear?A wonderful read-aloud book with irresistible rhyme, vibrant nature scenes and huggable animals.

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Guinea pigs go stargazing, by Kate Sheehy

Bob and Ginger the guinea pigs have always had a fascination with the night sky. Every night they watch the stars through their bedroom window with curiosity. Little ones will love to follow Bob and Ginger on their adventures to the library to learn all about stars and space, and then as they set off to go stargazing away from the bright city lights.

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Cat Kid comic club: Volume 2, by Dav Pikey and Jose Garibaldi

Flippy, Molly, Li'l Petey, and twenty-one baby frogs each have something to say. Naomi and Melvin don't see eye to eye and Poppy perceives the world differently than her siblings. Will the baby frogs figure out how to work together and appreciate one another's point of view - both inside and outside the classroom?

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Frindleswylde, by Natalia O'Hara and Lauren O'Hara

When the mysterious boy Frindleswylde enters Cora and Grandma's house in the woods, he steals the light from their lantern. Without it, Grandma will not be able to return home after work in the dark. Cora is determined to get the lantern back, but first she must follow Frindleswylde down a hole in the pond that leads to his magical frozen kingdom, where he sets her three Impossible Tasks.

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Sherlock Holmes and the hound of the Baskervilles, by Jack Noel

The world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his best buddy, John Watson, face their most curious case yet, when they investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville. Could it be linked to the ghostly hound that has haunted the family for centuries?

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Arthur: the always king, by Kevin Crossley-Holland and Chris Riddell

Be enthralled by the world of Arthurian legend in this lavishly illustrated, masterful retelling. From King Arthur's childhood to his final battle, the timeless tales of the sword in the stone, the quests of the Knights of the Round Table and the wizardry of Merlin are woven together into a breathtaking feat of storytelling. An extraordinary collaboration between the world-renowned Kevin Crossley-Holland and the three-time Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Chris Riddell, this is a beautiful edition to be treasured by all ages.

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The chime seekers, by Ross Montgomery

When an evil faerie steals Yanni's baby sister and swaps her for a Changeling, Yanni is swept into a dangerous race against time to get her back. For faeries delight in tricks and rescuing her won't be easy. With the help of his cousin, Amy, and the reluctant Changeling, Yanni must travel to goblin palaces and battle-swept oceans, discovering ancient treasures and secrets along the way. Yanni will need every drop of courage and even a few tricks of his own, if he's to outwit the faerie and save his sister.

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Nature's treasures: tales of more than 100 exciting objects from nature, by Ben Hoare

The world is filled with curious objects made by plants, animals, and even by the Earth itself. Dive into this collection of more than 100 intriguing items from the natural world and discover the stories behind them. A bird's egg, a lump of coal, a cacao pod, a mermaid's purse, a fossil, a pine cone, an owl pellet, and a chrysalis - all tell a story.

Arranged by animal, vegetable, or mineral, objects are shown with truly stunning photography and colourful illustrations to help explain the science behind them. The lively descriptions by best-selling nature writer Ben Hoare explore the remarkable tales behind each item and all are packed with information. The book takes you on a tour of the Earth through the things made by nature. This book is for every inquisitive child who loves to spot objects when exploring outside and wants to know more about the wonderful and mysterious natural world.

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My vegan year: the young person's seasonal guide to going vegan, by Niki Webster and Anna Stiles

Filled with seasonal recipes, this is the perfect companion for anyone looking to add more meat-free and dairy-free options to their diet, as well as anyone going 100% plant-based.

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