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little scratch REBECCA WATSON

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little scratch tells the story of a day in the life of an unnamed young woman. She wakes up, goes to work, watches the clock and checks her phone. Underneath this monotony, there’s something else going on; something under her skin. In a voice that is all at once fierce, profound and delicate, she relays what it takes to travel that single trajectory: from morning to night.

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The Death of Vivek Oji AKWAEKE EMEZI

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This is the tale of Vivek Oji: it begins with his end, his naked body shrouded on his mother’s doorstep, and moves backwards through time to unpick the story of his life and the mystery surrounding his death. The story of a Nigerian childhood quite different from those we have been told before, this is a fresh, engaging novel about the innocence of youth and how it clashes with culture and expectation. TPB | £12.99 06/08/2020 | 9780571350995

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Rediscover one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers as Faber reissues the works of Lawrence Durrell

In a world trembling on the brink of war, passion and death are inextricable.

The Republic of False Truths ALAA AL ASWANY General Alwany is a pious man who loves his family. He also tortures and kills enemies of the state. The regime of Hosni Mubarak faces its greatest crisis: the idealistic young have come together to challenge the status quo. As Mubarak is toppled, love blossoms across class divides, but the general and his friends mount a devastating counter-attack. The Republic of False Truths offers a deeply moving and passionate fictional account of the trauma of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. TPB | £12.99 23/07/2020 | 9780571347605

Lawrence Durrell's scandalous 'investigation of modern love' set the world alight in 1957, and – as André Aciman reveals – it has burned ever since.

Meanwhile in Dopamine City DBC PIERRE Out of sync with the changes in his hometown and his century, Lonny Cush doesn’t have the means to give his quiet teenage son and precocious, ultra-demanding nine-year-old daughter Shelby-Ann what they need. Desperate to win back his kids’ favour he splashes out on the thing Shelby-Ann wants more than anything: her first smartphone. A humane, deeply empathetic satire; the most moving and entertaining exaggeration of the fearful nightmare of trying to raise a kid now.

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Gender Swapped Fairy Tales KARRIE FRANSMAN and JONATHAN PLACKETT People have been telling fairy tales for hundreds of years. And for almost as long, people have been rewriting those fairy tales – to help children see themselves in the stories they hear. The stories in this book haven’t been rewritten. There are no reimagined endings, or reinvented characters. All that has been done is to switch all the genders.  Prepare to be dazzled by the world this little swap creates – and amazed by the new characters you’re about to discover . . . HB | £20.00 20/08/2020 | 9780571360185

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2017. London. James – the quieter, bookish member of the group – receives a devastating message from Tully, asking James to accompany him through his final months, and to grant Tully his final wish. TPB | £12.99 03/09/2020 | 9780571273690

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Summer 1986. A close group of friends from Glasgow have finished school, and before they depart for their various new lives, they descend on Manchester for one unforgettable weekend. Their leader, burning brightest of all, is the great Tully Dawson.

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Selfie-sticks with demonic powers. Cold calls from the dead. And that creeping suspicion, as you sit there with your flat white, that none of this is real. John Lanchester’s first book of shorter fictions, Reality, and Other Stories is a gathering of deliciously chilling entertainments, to be read as the evenings draw in and the days are haunted by all the ghastly schlock, uncanny technologies and absurd horrors of modern life.

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In P. D. James’ 100th year, dive into stories from the Queen of Crime

Girl EDNA O’BRIEN Captured, abducted and married into Boko Haram, the narrator witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence. Barely more than a girl, she must learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, she is offered an escape of sorts – through the forest and beyond. How do we love in a world that has lost its moorings? B PB | £8.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571341184

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The Rapture CLAIRE McGLASSON Draft cover

A story of unrequited love and intrigue set within the real-life Panacea Society in 1920s suburban Bedford – a terribly English cult. Dilys is a devoted member of the Society. When she strikes up a friendship with Grace, a new recruit, God finally seems to be smiling upon her. But Dilys is wary of their leader’s zealotry and as her feelings for Grace blossom, the Society around her begins to crumble. B PB | £8.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571345199

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The Part-Time Job P. D. JAMES

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A small, dark treat published in book form for the first time, in celebration of what would have been P. D. James’s hundredth birthday. PB | £3.50 16/07/2020 | 9780571361786

Sudden Traveller SARAH HALL In Turkish forests or rain-drenched Cumbrian villages, characters walk, drive, dream and fly, trying to reconcile themselves with their journey through life and death. A woman fitted with life-changing technology returns to the site of her strongest memories; a man repatriated in the near east hears the name of an old love called and must unpack history’s suitcase; and from the new world-waves of female anger and resistance, a mythical creature evolves. Each of these stories opens channels in the human mind and spirit.

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Out of Darkness, Shining Light PETINA GAPPPAH This is the story of the body of the explorer David Livingstone. Lead by Halima, Livingstone’s sharp-tongued cook, and three of his most devoted servants: Jacob, Chuma and Susi, their tale of how his corpse was borne out of nineteenth-century Africa – so that he could be buried in his own country – has the power of myth. It is symbolic of slavery’s hypocrisy, a portrait of a world trembling on the cusp of change, and a celebration of human bravery, loyalty and love. B PB | £8.99 03/09/2020 | 9780571345342

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Love and Theft STAN PARISH After pulling off an epic Las Vegas jewellery heist, Alex Cassidy returns to his small-town east coast life. When he meets Diane Alison at a party, the chemistry between them is immediate, but neither realises that their paths have crossed before. What ensues is a treacherous, glamorous, adrenaline-soaked romp through the moneyed landscapes of Mexico and Europe, as Alex is forced to pull off one final, spectacular job with the highest stakes imaginable. TPB | £12.99 23/07/2020 | 9780571356379

first crime novel publishing under his own name. The Dead of Winter NICOLA UPSON December 1938, and storm clouds hover once again over Europe. Josephine Tey and Archie Penrose gather with friends for a Cornish Christmas, but two strange and brutal deaths and the unexpected arrival of a world famous film star interrupt the festivities. Cut off by the sea and a relentless blizzard, the hunt for a murderer begins.

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Following the discovery of the body of a highly respected parish priest at Ballyglass House, Detective Inspector St. John Strafford is called in from Dublin to investigate. Strafford faces obstruction from all angles, but carries on determinedly in his pursuit of the murderer. However, as the snow continues to fall over this everexpanding mystery, the people of Ballyglass are equally determined to keep their secrets.

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‘The body is in the library,’ Colonel Osborne said. ‘Come this way.’

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Sorry for the Dead NICOLA UPSON

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Summer, 1915: a young woman falls to her death at Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. But was it an accident? Twenty years later, Josephine Tey is faced with the accusation that it was murder, and that she was complicit in the crime. Can she clear her name and uncover the truth, exposing the darkest secrets of that apparently idyllic summer? B PB | £8.99 06/08/2020 | 9780571337378

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Your House Will Pay STEPH CHA Grace and Shawn share a city, Los Angeles, but come from different generations and very different communities. Yet what is it in their past that links their families? As the city around them threatens to erupt into violence, the lives of Grace and Shawn will collide in ways that will change them all for ever. B PB | £8.99 03/09/2020 | 9780571348220

The Hunted GABRIEL BERGMOSER

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Frank owns a service station on a little-used highway. His granddaughter, Allie, is sent to stay with him for the summer, but they don’t talk a lot. Simon is a dreamer and an idealist, in thrall to the romance of the open road and desperately in search of something. Maggie is the woman who will bring them together, someone who’s own personal journey will visit unimaginable terror on them all. B PB | £7.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571358663

EIGHT CLASSIC MURDERS. A CRIME OBSESSIVE. Rules for Perfect Murders PETER SWANSON Old Devils Bookshop specialises in mystery books. Its owner, Malcolm, lives a quiet life, so he’s surprised when an FBI Agent shows up. The FBI is investigating unsolved murders that have one thing in common: each bears a similarity to a famous classic mystery novel, those listed in Malcolm’s blog post ‘My Eight Favourite Murders’. They hope that Malcolm’s knowledge will help solve the murders. But with each murder, it becomes less clear who is investigating whom.

Once You Go This Far KRISTEN LEPIONKA After the death of her cop father, PI Roxane Weary tried to lose herself in her work – but she’s getting tired of hangovers, fighting with her ex-girlfriend, and avoiding her mother. When she’s asked to investigate a suspicious death, she delves into the case with her usual stubborn determination. Pulling her into an insular and controlling evangelical community, the case might just be bigger than Roxane can handle alone. But is it too late, or too dangerous, to call on the people she needs? B PB | £8.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571351275

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God’s Shadow ALAN MIKHAIL

Coventry RACHEL CUSK

The Ottoman Empire was a hub of flourishing intellectual fervour, geopolitical power and enlightened pluralistic rule. At the helm of its ascent was the omnipotent Sultan Selim I (1470–1520), who expanded the Empire, propelling it onto the world stage. Alan Mikhail centres Selim’s Ottoman Empire and Islam as pivots of global history, redefining world-changing events such as Christopher Columbus’s voyages, the Protestant Reformation, the transatlantic slave trade, and the dramatic Ottoman seizure of the Middle East and North Africa.

After the publication of Outline, Transit and Kudos – in which Rachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction – this writer of uncommon brilliance returns with a series of essays that offers new insights on the themes at the heart of her life’s work. Encompassing memoir, cultural and literary criticism, with pieces on gender, politics and writers such as D. H. Lawrence, Olivia Manning and Natalia Ginzburg, this collection is essential reading for our age: fearless, unrepentantly erudite, both startling and rewarding to behold.

A groundbreaking account that vividly recaptures Selim’s life, radically reshaping our understanding of a world we thought we knew.

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My Life as a Villainess LAURA LIPPMAN Her fiction has always centred on complicated women, paying unique attention to the intricacies of their flaws, their vulnerability, and their empowerment. Now, finally, Lippman has turned her gimlet eye on a new subject: herself. In this, her first collection of essays, Lippman gives us a brilliant, candid portrait of an unapologetically flawed life. Childhood, friendships, influences, becoming a mother in later life – Lippman’s inspiring life stories are at once specific and universal.

Ten Days in Harlem SIMON HALL

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Rising star Simon Hall captures the spirit of the 1960s in ten days that revolutionised the Cold War: Fidel Castro’s visit to New York. Receiving a rapturous reception from the local African American community, Castro held court with political and cultural luminaries including Malcolm X, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Nikita Khrushchev, Amiri Baraka and Allen Ginsberg. Encompassing international geopolitics, decolonisation, Civil Rights and Black Power movements, Ten Days in Harlem transform our understanding of the unique melting pot that was the Sixties – and beyond. TPB | £14.99 03/09/2020 | 9780571353071

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This is Not Propaganda PETER POMERANTSEV

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Conflicted IAN LESLIE In this highly connected but increasingly polarised world, where potential conflicts seem to lurk behind every headline, timeline and professional encounter, it’s tempting to seek to coerce, persuade and smooth over our differences. But Ian Leslie argues that in order to avoid mediocre, unproductive groupthink, festering resentments and even outright violence, we need to get better at disagreement. Delving into the work of expert communicators Leslie demonstrates how their techniques can help us learn to disagree better, making work, friendships, marriages and family lives flourish.

Dark ads, psy-ops, hacks, bots, soft facts, ISIS, Putin, trolls, Trump. We’ve lost not only our sense of peace and democracy, but also our sense of what those words even mean. With a style unmatched by any previous voyager, Peter Pomerantsev journeys deep into the dark heart of the disinformation age, in a fascinating and compelling exploration. B PB | £9.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571338641

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Alaap, or a Beginning AMIT CHAUDHURI A revelatory and personal exploration of Indian classical music, by turns essay, memoir and cultural study. Amit Chaudhuri gives a singular account of his discovery of, and enduring passion for, North Indian music – tracing its development and exploring its most distinctive and mysterious characteristics. The result is a book for musicians and music lovers, and for any creative mind in search of diverse and transforming inspiration. HB | £14.99 20/08/2020 | 9780571219100

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Along Came a Llama RUTH JANETTE RUCK Ruth and her family run a hill farm in Snowdonia: but when dark days strike, they take a holiday that transforms their lives forever. They are dazzled by the rare sight of a llama, and vow to bring one of these enchanting creatures to the Welsh mountains. Baby Nusta arrives in 1975, but raising a baby llama proves more of an adventure than expected.

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Featuring 25 goddesses from every corner of the globe, You Goddess! explores ancient deities and legends through the prism of female power. From famous divas like Athena to less familiar heroines like the Japanese dawn goddess Uzume, the Mayan ‘jaguar goddess of midwifery’ Ixchel, and the African mermaid spirit Mami Wata, these impressive deities reveal the roots of toxic stereotypes (the damsel in distress, the selfless mother, the tempting harlot) and bring mythical magnificence into our daily lives.

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From the award-winning journalist and bestselling author comes a timely and shocking analysis which connects Putin, Trump, and Brexit with the dark web. Based on years of investigations, Luke Harding reveals how Russian spies helped to sway the 2016 US presidential elections in favour of Trump and backed the campaign which resulted in Brexit, and how they lied, deceived, and murdered to do so. From Salisbury to Helsinki, Washington to the Ukraine, the Kremlin has attempted to reshape politics in their own mould; the future of Western democracy is at stake as a result.

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A GRIPPING INVESTIGATIVE ACCOUNT OF HOW RUSSIA'S SPIES HELPED ELECT DONALD TRUMP, BACKED BREXIT, MURDERED ENEMIES AND THREATENED THE VERY BASIS OF WESTERN DEMOCRACY.

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Beneath the Night STUART CLARK

Lost for Words ALEX BELLOS

So You Think You’ve Got Problems? ALEX BELLOS

From stone age to space age, every human who has looked up at the night sky has seen the same stars in the same patterns. From prehistoric cave art and Ancient Egyptian zodiacs to the modern era of satellites and space exploration, Clark reveals the history of a fascination that has shaped our scientific understanding; helped us navigate the terrestrial world; provided inspiration for our poets, artists and philosophers; and given us a place to project our hopes and fears.

Lost for Words is a book of more than 100 surprising and entertaining puzzles that celebrate the amazing diversity of the world of words and language. Featuring a huge variety of ancient, modern and even invented languages, this collection of problems will introduce you to unusual alphabets and scripts, curious vocabularies and phonologies, and global variations in simple behaviours like counting, telling the time, and naming children. Whether you are a crossword solver, a code-breaker or a Scrabble addict, these puzzles are guaranteed to twist your tongue and sharpen your mind.

In this compendium of more than 150 ingenious puzzles, you’ll need to pit your wits against probability problems, wrestle with wordplay, grapple with geometry and scrabble for survival. All will surprise, entertain and stretch your brain.

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Animation Mini Series RICHARD E. WILLIAMS

Side by Side Selected Lyrics ROBERT WYATT and ALFIE BENGE

The Animator’s Survival Kit is the indispensable tool for professional animators and students of animation. This series of Animation Minis presents the Survival Kit’s most essential chapters in small, easy-to-carry – and easy-to-study – editions. The Minis are available for these key topics: Walks; Runs, Jumps and Skips; Flexibility and Weight; Directing, Dialogue and Acting. In each Mini, Williams provides the building blocks to construct animated characters. His use of stick figures makes it easy to understand, learn and copy – a process that encourages animators to invent and entertain.

Celebrating one of the most enduring creative partnerships of the last fifty years, Side by Side collects the lyrics, poems, writings and drawings of Robert Wyatt and his wife, the English painter and songwriter Alfie Benge. Selected and arranged by the authors themselves, and with an introduction by Jarvis Cocker, Side by Side is the life’s work of two of British music’s most unique and timeless artists. DEMY HB | £14.99 17/09/2020 | 9780571360512

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Sweet Dreams DYLAN JONES

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Sweet Dreams charts the rise of the Blitz Kids and the New Romantics, a scene that grew out of the remnants of post-punk and developed quickly alongside club culture, ska, electronica, and goth. One of the most creative entrepreneurial periods since the Sixties, the era had a huge influence on the growth of print and broadcast media, and was arguably one of the most bohemian environments of the late twentieth century.

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Wolfgang Amadè Mozart JAN SWAFFORD

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A vivid new biography, toppling the many myths surrounding Mozart. Wolfgang Amadè Mozart is not primarily a myth-busting book, but in the process of bringing to vivid life the man and composer absorbed in writing for his public rather than for posterity, the myths topple en route. HB | £30.00 01/10/2020 | 9780571323241

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Postcolonial Love Poem NATALIE DIAZ

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Postcolonial Love Poem demands that every body carried in its pages – bodies of language, land, suffering brothers, enemies and lovers – be touched and held; where the bodies of indigenous, Latinx, black and brown women are simultaneously the body politic and the body ecstatic. Her poetry questions what kind of future we might create, built from the choices we make now.

Introducing a world of glitz and glamour, debauchery and decadence, where a deadly rivalry threatens to tear the Holtzfall family apart.

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How to Fly BARBARA KINGSOLVER

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How to Fly will both delight Kingsolver’s devoted readership and welcome new readers to her startling verse, while revealing an intimate side to her creative practice as yet unseen. Divided into thematic sections that loop and interweave to form a carefully patterned whole: a series of ‘How to’ poems that smartly balance tongue-in-cheek pragmatism with revelatory wisdom, a complicated yet affirmative family pilgrimage, cherished childhood memories, the perils and pleasures of being a [female] writer, elegies to lost loved ones, and elegies to the planet. DEMY HB | £16.99 06/08/2020 | 9780571359899

The younger generation must compete in trials to determine who is most virtuous – and therefore most worthy – of inheriting control of the family, their money and their magic. But as they wage their battles something bigger and more sinister bubbles beneath the surface.

Faber & Faber Poetry Diary 2021 & Liberty Faber Poetry Diary 2021 VARIOUS The Faber poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, was shaped by the taste of T. S. Eliot, who was its guiding light for nearly forty years. Each passing decade has seen the list grow with the addition of poets who are arguably the finest of their generation. The Faber Poetry Diary is a celebration of this remarkable Faber list. Illustrated throughout with vintage and contemporary book jackets the diary has a sturdy cover and an elastic closure. The Liberty Poetry Diary is covered with Liberty London Fabric.

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The World’s Most Magnificent Machines DAVID LONG

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The longest ship ever built, the heaviest digger and the largest aeroplane, the world’s first working motorcar, and its most expensive one. What machines like these have in common is that they all say a lot about the inventiveness and imagination of the people who conceived and created them. Some of them are useful, others are just a bit of fun, but the best ones are truly magnificent, and fascinating to discover.

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The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. Where had he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.

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The Ocean Squid Explorers’ Club ALEX BELL Rescue DAVID LONG

Submarine engineer Ursula works for the Ocean Squid Explorers’ Club but wants to follow in Stella Starflake Pearl’s footsteps and become an explorer, even though she is ‘only’ a girl! But she has countless barriers in her way, not least the fact that she is part mermaid – and therefore the sworn enemy of all Ocean Explorers.

Astonishing real-life rescue missions from on, under and above the earth from the award-winning team behind Survivors and Heroes. Whether dragging a friend from a blazing car, masterminding a search far below the earth's surface, or recovering astronauts from an aborted space mission, Rescue reveals the ingenuity, courage and doggedness of the human spirit all over the world. TPB | £10.99 02/07/2020 | 9780571346332

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Two Terrible Vikings FRANCESCA SIMON and STEVE MAY Francesca Simon had so much fun writing about two truly awful Vikings she has decided to take the pair, now older, on further adventures. Set in the snowy fjords of a Viking kingdom, the terrible pair are adored by their proud parents for causing havoc and demonstrating that they are the very best worst Vikings. But of course, behaving appallingly often goes wrong: getting lost and ransacking their own village by mistake, ruining birthday parties and upsetting your friends . . .

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Sasha and the Wolf-Child ANN JUNGMAN Sasha and his family are excited about the railway coming to their remote village. But Ferdy isn’t so sure. He is afraid that the railway will bring new people who do not know that the wolves and humans have learnt to live together without fear. With the long winter coming, how will Ferdy and his pack survive if they have to hide away? And how will newcomers manage, if they are too scared to go out?

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EMERGENCY SERVICE UNIT EMERGENCY RESCUE VEHICLE

What Happened to You? JAMES CATCHPOLE ERV-12

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This is the experience of one-legged Joe, a child who just wants to have fun. Constantly seen for his disability first, Joe is fed up of only ever being asked about his leg. All he wants to do is play Pirates. But, one after the other, all the children ask him the same question they always ask, “What happened to you?” Until finally the other children realise that Joe is playing a rather good game . . . one that they can join in with if they can stop fixating on his missing leg. PICTURE BOOK PB | £6.99 06/08/2020 | 9780571358311

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