• Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      June 2018

      The Mouse of the Opera

      by Tuula Pere (author), Outi Rautkallio (illustrator)

      A curious wood mouse, Maurice decides to explore the opera house, which glimmers like a giant lantern from across the lawn. Lured by beautiful music, he sneaks in for a tour of the opera house’s rehearsals, wardrobe room, restaurant, and orchestra pit. The uninvited guest causes a great commotion, triggering a wild chase. Luckily, a gentle caretaker understands that even a little mouse can yearn for music.

    • Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      February 2019

      Circus Cannelloni Invades Britain

      by Tuula Pere

      The Circus Cannelloni's finances are looking up, for a change. It’s time to go on holiday together. This motley crew embarks on a trip to England, where they are joined by the Cannellonis’ grandchildren. The circus crew manages to stir up confusion and fun at a famous horse race, a tennis tournament, and a boarding school run by a tight-lipped headmistress. Mr. Cannelloni gets a chance to lecture at a prestigious university while Madame Cannelloni’s determination wins over even the toughest of opponents. Many things have changed by the time the circus returns home—with a happily engaged couple and a newborn elephant baby.

    • Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      October 2018

      Colin the Crab Falls in Love

      by Tuula Pere (author), Roksolana Panchyshyn (illustrator)

      Colin the Crab is a hard worker, who loves spending the spare time with his many friends. He has a charming home, but lately, it has started to feel a bit empty and lonely. Why is that? Is it time for Colin to find a spouse? Colin is confused, and even his friends don’t know how to advise him. Mr. Finley the Frog, the director of the river museum, calls Colin for help when an accident befalls the exhibition. Colin makes an unexpected and quite a unique discovery from between the shells: a girl crab, who has the most beautiful eyes in the world.

    • Children's & YA
      February 2016

      Cool Grandma Ruth has a visitor

      by Karin Linderoth

      When you have to look after a cow, a highland cattle cow at that, there are lots to take care of and pay attention to. The cow has to have a paddock and somewhere it can hide whenever it rains. "This will be a tough task, but my oh my, it will be so much fun", Cool Grandma Ruth and Rosita think to themselves. It does prove to be lots of fun, but not quite how they had imagined things as it turns out Margit is not quite like other cows...

    • Children's & YA
      September 2017

      Cool Grandma Ruth and Grandma Fideli

      by Karin Linderoth

      Cool Grandma Ruth, Grandma Fideli and their friends pack their caravan full and head over to the island of Öland, on the east coast of Sweden. This caravan is something else. They have built it themselves and it is the neighbour's horse that is pulling it along. Join them on their exciting trip! This book encourages the reader to notice all the natural beauty around them and to learn more about the landscape and nature where they live.

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
      May 2015

      The missing unicorn

      by Daniel Edfeldt

      Nova and Simon are bored. The twins should be enjoying their summer break, but they are far from amused and figure they have to come up with something to do. That day they decide to open a "helper agency" just to do something.. Nova initially wanted a detective agency, but as Simon felt that was too dangerous they settled on a helper agency, which will tackle every type of problem. The first book is "The Missing Unicorn", where the twins have to help a little gnome find his missing pet.

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
      March 2016

      The curse of the sea monster

      by Daniel Edfeldt

      Simon and Nova swam through the dense seaweed. The water bubbled, splashed and frothed around them, but the sea monster was faster than they were. It had already caught up with them. Nova could sense it nipping at her feet. In just a second or two, the sea monster would devour them!The twins started their semi-secret helper agency when they were utterly bored one balmy summers day. After their first mission, they understood that fantastic creatures and magical places are just around the order if you are just daring enough to look. But the second case of the Helper Agency proved to be much more difficult than the first one. Nova and Simon follow the mysterious Julian to the bottom of a deep lake, where they discover all the mermaids and aquarians have been cursed. The Helper Agency has to help them break this bad spell. But it isn't all that easy when, at the same time, they also have to fight a nasty sea monster and a trio of wicked witches.

    • Children's & YA
      March 2017

      The Magic Fire Berries

      by Daniel Edfeldt

      They have come face to face with a lethal troll and only just managed to escape a horrid sea monster. Now, once again, it is time for twins Nova and Simon at the Helper Agency to come to the rescue.It all starts with a visit from a mysterious, little metal bird. The bird belongs to Sessa the Elf, who has been captured by evil creatures deep inside a mountain. Sessa had been there to pick the rare, magic fire berries that she needed in order to cure the elf princess of her frost fever. The twins manage to get inside the mountain, are sadly found out and chased, but eventually reach the spot where a few measly, shrivelled fire berries are growing on a bush.

    • Children's & YA
      January 2018

      The wicked fairy

      by Daniel Edfeldt

      They have located a missing unicorn, saved cursed mermaids and cured an elf princess of frost fever. The twins are ready to tackle a new case. The last weekend of their summer break and the Helper Agency receives a magic message! Someone is in trouble and need their help. Nova and Simon pack their equipment and head out on their bikes to rescue the person in need, but everything isn't what it seems to be and the twins are facing their most dangerous case yet. In the last part of the Helper Agency series, we get to join the twins on a hair-raising adventure in towers as well as the underworld, meet speaking skeletons, The Neck (water spirit) and lots of other fairytale creatures. Well, a whole army of them actually.

    • Children's & YA

      Willow Bloom and the Dream Keepers

      by E.V. Farrell

      Willow Bloom’s biggest challenge is to organise her thirteenth birthday party. However, a walk in the woods near her home provides some big surprises – a mystical guardian from another world, a magical forest, and the discovery that her parents are part of a secret order that protects dreams. With the discovery comes a calling. A prophecy tells of a young one who can push back the dark forces that threaten to corrupt our hopes and dreams. Is Willow that young one? Can she take on the forces of evil, the Underlord Maliceius, and win?

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

      The tree at the end of the world

      by Daniel Edfeldt

      Twelve-year-old William is involved in a horrible traffic accident and is so badly hurt that his young soul leaves his body. He sets off on a quest with his protector, Sam the archer. A quest to find the Tree of Life, the only thing powerful enough to bring him back to life. They travel through a magic country inhabited by amazing monsters and weirdly wonderful creatures. William meets a girl called Charlie, who also happens to be on her way to the tree. But the journey is long and dangerous and the children have to both be braver than they have ever been before. In addition, they are hunted by creepy soul eaters, evil ghouls that live off lost souls. One of the main aspects of the book is the relationship and contrast between will and Charlie. Will has been raised in a nuclear family with his mum, dad and little brother. Charlie, however, is an only child and lives with her mum, who is an alcoholic. The book is mostly set in a magical world, but the reader also gets to follow Charlie's mum and Will's family at the hospital. The Tree At The End Of The World is the first of this two-part series.

    • Children's & YA
      June 2019

      Not Your Backup

      by C.B. Lee

      Emma Robledo has a few more responsibilities that the usual high school senior, but then again, she and her friends have left school to lead a fractured Resistance movement against a corrupt Heroes’ League of Heroes. Emma is the only member of a supercharged team without powers, and she isn’t always taken seriously. A natural leader, Emma is determined to win this battle, and when that’s done, get back to school. As the Resistance moves to challenge the League, Emma realizes where her place is in this fight: at the front.

    • Children's & YA
      October 2019

      Monster of the Week

      by F.T. Lukens

      Spring semester of Bridger Whitt’s senior year of high school is looking great. He has the perfect boyfriend, a stellar best friend, and an acceptance letter to college. Oh, he also has this incredible job: assistant to Pavel Chudinov, an intermediary tasked with helping cryptids navigate the modern world. His days are filled with kisses, laughs, pixies, and the occasional unicorn. Life is awesome. But as graduation draws near, Bridger’s perfect life begins to unravel. Uncertainties about his future surface, his estranged dad shows up out of nowhere, and, perhaps worst of all, a monster-hunting television show arrives in town to investigate the series of strange events from last fall. The show’s intrepid host will not be deterred, and Bridger finds himself trapped in a game of cat and mouse that could very well put the myth world at risk. Again.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      How To Be Remy Cameron

      by Julian Winters

      Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron. He’s the out-and-proud, superlikable guy who friends, faculty, and fellow students alike admire for his cheerful confidence. The only person who isn’t entirely sure about Remy Cameron is Remy himself. Under pressure to write an A+ essay defining who he is and who he wants to be, Remy embarks on an emotional journey toward reconciling the outward labels people attach to him with the real Remy Cameron within.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      The Proto Project

      by Bryan R. Johnson

      When Jason meets his mom’s billion-dollar invention, an artificial intelligence device named Proto, he accidentally gets caught up in a mysterious adventure. Proto goes missing, and then people go missing. Now Jason and his coolest-neighbor-ever Maya must risk their lives to prevent global mayhem. But who is behind this devious plot? Is it another AI? The FBI? Or any other abbreviation with an I? And what exactly is there to learn about artificial and human intelligence while fighting for your life against a legion of furry puppies or a battalion of drones? Apparently, a lot. That is, if you live to tell about it.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      Codigo 7

      Descifrando el código para una vida épica

      by Bryan R. Johnson

      A Bilingual Spanish-English Chapter Book for Young Language Learners La vida en la primaria Flint Hill puede parecer normal, pero siete amigos se encuentran en el camino para descifrar el código de una vida épica. Ya sea que estén persiguiendo sus sueños en el escenario, buscando un pez monstruo evasivo, o ejecutando un negocio improvisado desde una casa del árbol, ¿pueden estos héroes encontrar una manera de trabajar juntos para cambiar su comunidad? Life at Flint Hill Elementary School may seem normal, but seven friends soon find themselves on a path to crack the code for an epic life. Whether they’re chasing their dreams on stage, searching for an elusive monster fish, or running a makeshift business out of a tree house, can these heroes find a way to work together to change their community?

    • Literary Fiction
      September 2015

      Terms

      by Lyle, Ben

      Twelve-year-old James hates life at his hippy boarding school where lessons are optional and homework forbidden. All he wants is an academic education with proper exams. When a strict new maths teacher strides into his world, James latches onto him as a symbol of hope. At first, Mervyn’s eccentricities seem comic but as a more tragic story unfolds, the adult James is forced to confront his own part in a grand downfall.

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)
      February 2012

      Muslim All-stars

      Helping the Polonsky's

      by Khaleel Muhammad

    • Children's & YA

      The Curious Tale of the Dodo.

      by Anthony Cooper & Simon Kewer

      ‘The curious tale of the dodo’, is the first book in the series from the altruistic environmental brand Don’t do the Dodo. A fun introduction to conservation through the story of the dodo and written in an easy to read Dr Seuss rhyming style with fantastic color illustrations and….. the perfect length for a bedtime story! French translation available. The second book “ Dodo and the importance of BEEing”is now in draft form following the same format and an introuction to bees and their plight.

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories

      Greedy Grumpy Hippo

      by Stuart. Trotter

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