Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387989

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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With a little luck and a pack of pugs, anything is paws-ible! When True Winter comes, it’s time for the Great Northern Race! The best sled teams in the world must reach a mysterious man called the Snowfather. He will grant one wish to the winners. Young racers Sika and Shen want to win more than anything. But they don’t have big sled dogs—all they have is sixty-six yappy, yippy puppy pugs. Can this unlikely team make their dreams come true? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with humor, action, and color illustrations on almost every page. A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 "A madcap, magical blend of fluff and other good stuff."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387962

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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"Originally published in hardcover by Oxford University Press, Oxford, in 2015."

Cakes in Space

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0385387938

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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"When ten-year-old Astra and her family move to a new planet, she must save the spaceship and its crew from man-eating cakes, aliens, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Oliver and the Seawigs

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385387903

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Get ready for moving islands! Mischievous monkeys! And a splashy adventure with illustrations on almost every page. When Oliver’s explorer parents go missing, he sets sail to find them with some new friends. There’s a grumpy albatross, a nearsighted mermaid . . . even a living island! But the high seas are more exciting and strange than Oliver could have imagined. Can he and his crew spar with sarcastic seaweed, outrun an army of sea monkeys, win a fabulous maritime fashion contest, and defeat a wicked sea captain in time to save Mom and Dad? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with silly humor, action, and larger-than-life fun. “[A] sly and dashing tale. . . Readers’ ribs aren’t the only ones that get a vigorous tickle.” —Kirkus Reviews “A delightfully told, beautiful tale of nautical hairdressing, saltwater primates and sarcastic seaweed—this is my kind of book!” —Chris Riddell, award-winning co-creator of the Edge Chronicles From the Hardcover edition.

Pugs of the Frozen North

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Yearling Books

ISBN: 0385387970

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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"Far away, in a winter wonderland, an amazing sled race is about to begin. The winner can make one wish, and it will magically come true! Two friends, Sika and Shen, want to win more than anything. But all they have is a pack of yappy, yippy, pug puppies. Ten pugs can't move their sled. Even with thirty, it doesn't budge. But what about...sixty-six? With a little bit of luck, anything is paws-ible" -- Page [4] of cover.

Jinks and O'Hare Funfair Repair

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192734945

Category:

Page: 224

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Emily loves living on Funfair Moon - especially when she gets to help Jinks & O'Hare, the extraordinary repair team. But when chaos strikes during a crucial funfair inspection, Emily has to act fast. Can she deal with a violent fudgesplosion, a gravity inversion, and a marauding candyfloss creature? Or does this spell doom for Funfair Moon?

Dinosaur Police

Author: Sarah McIntyre

Publisher: Scholastic Picture Books

ISBN: 1407157779

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Dinoville Police Station was having a perfectly quiet morning - until the phone rang... "Red alert!" hollered Sergeant Stig O'Saurus. "There's a rampaging T-Rex at the pizza factory!" The dino police try to arrest Trevor T-Rex but cheeky Trevor manages to escape... A fabulous new picture book by the fantastically talented Sarah McIntyre!

The Legend of Kevin: a Roly-Poly Flying Pony Adventure

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780192766083

Category:

Page: 160

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Max is a young boy living in an ordinary tower block. He longs for adventure in his life - then one day - DOOF! - a flying pony called Kevin crashes into his flat, blown in by a magical storm!The storm causes a huge flood and soon Max's town submerged by water. Luckily for the town, Max has a flying pony to come to the rescue, and luckily for Kevin, he has a new best friend and a constant supply of his favourite thing - biscuits.Together Max and Kevin will embark on many wild adventures together . . .This is the start of a hilarious new series brought to you by the creative and inspiring duo Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre and is packed with amazing two-colour illustrations.

Carnival in a Fix

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0385388020

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Journey to an amusement park on a moon! Funfair Moon, the outer space amusement park where Emily lives, has the highest roller coasters, the most dizzying Tilt-A-Whirls, and the scariest ghost train in the galaxy. Normally, Emily’s heroes Jinks and O’Hare keep it in tip-top shape. But the day the funfair inspector comes, everything goes wrong. Peeploid’s Merry-Go-Round and Fudge Shoppe is spinning out of control, gravity has reversed on the biggest slide, and there are strange little spiny black balls all over the place! Can Emily help fix the carnival before the inspector closes it for good? For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with humor, action, and illustrations on almost every page.

Night of the Living Worms

A Speed Bump & Slingshot Misadventure

Author: Dave Coverly

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1627795510

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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What's a bird to do when his sibling is a big-time celebrity? It's a question Speed Bump has to deal with every single morning, because his brother happens to be the one and only Early Bird. You know, THE Early Bird, who ALWAYS gets the worm! Unfortunately, Speed Bump is a sleepy little bird with a big head and tiny wings who's worried he'll never live up to his brother. But he has a great buddy, the ever-hungry Slingshot, who knows how to lift his spirits. Together, they end up on an adventure deep in the nighttime forest, where they're forced to confront something more terrifying—and slimier—than they've ever imagined. It could all go horribly wrong . . . or it could just change Speed Bump's luck for good.

Willy Maykit in Space

Author: Greg Trine

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544556909

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Earth-dwelling fourth-grader Willy Maykit couldn’t be more excited about his school field trip to Planet Ed. Willy’s class will blast off for the afternoon, learn about outer space, and be home in time for dinner. But when he wanders off on his own, Willy ends up being left behind on Ed! Can Willy, along with his classmate Cindy and an alien boy named Norp, outsmart the big hungry monsters on Ed until someone rescues them? With a little help from an android who likes knock-knock jokes and a seagull with terrific aim, they just might!

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans

Author: Laurence Yep,Joanne Ryder

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0385392311

Category: FICTION

Page: 192

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"Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet-a ridiculous notion! Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious and fantastic creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. And Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters- the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie's sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake's combined efforts to put an end to the mayhemabefore it's too late. This refreshing debut collaboration by Laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPrU. Praise for A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans *oWarm humor, magical mishaps, and the main characters' budding mutual respect and affection combine to give this opener for a planned series a special shine.o uBooklist, Starred oAternately comical, suspenseful and sometimes sweetly emotional.o uKirkus ReviewsoWith a black-and-wh

Castle Hangnail

Author: Ursula Vernon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147512735

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

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When little, twelve-year-old Molly arrives at Castle Hangnail to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch, the minions who dwell there have no choice but to give her the job and at first it seems she will be able to keep the castle open, but Molly has quite a few secrets that could cause trouble.

We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street)

Author: Bobbi Kates

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524770574

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Who better than Sesame Street to teach us that we may all look different on the outside—but it's important to remember that deep down, we are all very much alike. We all have the same needs, desires, and feelings. Elmo and his Sesame Street friends help teach toddlers and the adults in their lives that everyone is the same on the inside, and it's our differences that make this wonderful world, which is home to us all, an interesting—and special—place. This enduring, colorful, and charmingly illustrated book offers an easy, enjoyable way to learn about differences—and what truly matters. It is an engaging read for toddlers and adults alike.

Jampires

Author: Sarah McIntyre,David O'Connell

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545822718

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A delightful, whimsical, JAM-tastic adventure! The jam has been sucked out of Sam's doughnuts! Who are the culprits? Sam sets a trap to catch the jam thieves and gets a surprise! It's the JAMPIRES: friendly little creatures whose love of jam and sweet things gets them into trouble! They fly off with Sam to their magical land sitting in the clouds, where doughnuts grow on trees, jam tarts sprout like flowers, and castles are made of jammy sponge cake.

Here Lies Arthur

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545829801

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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Welcome to the dark side of Camelot. Gwynna is just a girl who is forced to run when her village is attacked and burns to the ground. To her horror, she is discovered in the wood. But it is Myrddin the bard who has found her, a traveler and spinner of tales. He agrees to protect Gwynna if she will agree to be bound in service to him. Gwynna is frightened but intrigued-and says yes-for this Myrddin serves the young, rough, and powerful Arthur. In the course of their travels, Myrddin transforms Gwynna into the mysterious Lady of the Lake, a boy warrior, and a spy. It is part of a plot to transform Arthur from the leader of (con't)

I'll Always Love You

Author: Hans Wilhelm

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307792838

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Illus. in full color. "In this gentle, moving story, Elfie, a dachshund, and her special boy progress happily through life together. One morning Elfie does not wake up. The family grieves and buries her. The watercolor illustrations, tender and warm in color and mood, suit the simple text perfectly."--School Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Tell-Tale Start

Author: Gordon McAlpine

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101621338

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Meet Edgar and Allan Poe -- twelve-year-old identical twins, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe. They look and act so much alike that they're almost one mischievous, prank-playing boy in two bodies. When their beloved black cat, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported to the Midwest, Edgar and Allan convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip. Along the way, mayhem and mystery ensue, as well as deeper questions: What is the boys' telepathic connection? Is Edgar Allan Poe himself reaching out to them from the Great Beyond? And why has a mad scientist been spying on the Poe family for years? With a mix of literary humor, mystery, a little quantum physics, and fun extras like fortune cookie messages, letters in code, license plate clues -- and playful illustrations thoughout -- this series opener is a perfect choice for smart, funny tweens who love the Time Warp Trio, Roald Dahl, and Lemony Snicket.

Railhead

Author: Philip Reeve

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1630790486

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 333

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In a world of drones and androids Zen Starling is a human thief, but mostly he just likes to ride the Interstellar Express, the sentient trains that travel through the K gates from planet to planet, something only the Guardians understand--but now the mysterious Raven wants him to steal the Pyxis, an object that could either open up a new gate, challenging the Guardians, or put the entire gate system, and the universe itself in danger.

Captain Pug

Author: Laura James

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408866374

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Pug is going on a seafaring adventure. He's had jam tarts for breakfast. He's wearing a smart sailor suit. There's just one problem. Pug is afraid of the water! Captain Pug is the first book in a glorious new illustrated series for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff.