Top 10 Kids & Teens.


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#1: The 65-Storey Treehouse

by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing 65-storey treehouse now has a pet-grooming salon, a birthday room where it's always your birthday (even when it's not), a room full of exploding eyeballs, a lollipop shop, a quicksand pit, an ant farm, a time machine and Tree-NN: a 24-hour-a-day TV news centre keeping you up to date with all the latest treehouse news, current events and gossip.

Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up... more

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#2: The Day the Crayons Came Home

by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

Watch out - the crayons are back and they're crosser than ever! One day Duncan receives a set of postcards from his crayons who been lost, forgotten, broken - even melted in a clothes dryer and stuck to a sock!

A hilarious text and joyful illustrations combine to show that crayons have feelings too in this laugh-out-loud sequel to bestselling picture book The Day the Crayons Quit... more

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#3: Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Book 10

by Jeff Kinney

The Diary of the Wimpy Kid series of books, by best-selling author Jeff Kinney, charts the highs and lows of our middle school hero, Greg, as he stumbles and fumbles from childhood to teenhood via school-hood. Sometimes helped by his friends and family, often not helped by himself!

Life was better in the old days. Or was it?

That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world... more

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#4: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Illustrated Edition

by J.K. Rowling

Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling depiction of the wizarding world and much loved characters in this full-colour illustrated hardback edition of the nation's favourite children's book - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Brimming with rich detail and humour that perfectly complements J.K. Rowling's timeless classic, Jim Kay's glorious illustrations will captivate fans and new readers alike... more

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#5: Illuminae

by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

The year is 2575, and two rival mega-corporations are at war over a planet that's little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, exes Kady and Ezra - who are barely even talking to each other - are forced to fight their way onto the evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.

But the warship is the least of their problems. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results... more

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#6: Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas

by Aaron Blabey

Hey there guys. Would you like a banana?

What’s wrong with you. Brian? You’re a piranha.

Brian loves bananas. Trouble is, Brian’s a piranha. And his friends aren’t happy about his fondness for fruit . . . From the best-selling author of Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn comes one of the funniest and cheekiest books you’ll ever read... more

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#7: Grandpa's Great Escape

by David Walliams

The new book from the stupendously brilliant  #1 bestselling author David Walliams and illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.

Jack’s Grandpa wears his slippers to the supermarket, serves up tinned tongue for dinner, and often doesn’t remember Jack’s name, but he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day…

Grandpa’s Great Escape is the story of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart... more

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#8: Red Queen: Obernewtyn

by Isobelle Carmody

Before Elspeth Gordie can continue her journey to find Sentineland prevent it unleashing the horrors of the Great White, she must fight free of a strange prison, where people are laid to sleep forever or cling to a suffocating existence, believing the world beyond their walls is already utterly annihilated. But at the end of her journey, nothing is as she imagined.

The highly anticipated dramatic conclusion to the much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles from award-winning and bestselling author Isobelle Carmody. Drawing to a close the journey of Elspeth Gordie and the Misfits, The Red Queen will surprise and thrill readers right to the very last page... more

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#9: The Luna Laboratorium

by N. J. Gemmell

Armed with the knowledge that their mum might still be alive, Kick, Bert, Scruff, and Pin have vowed to find her.

They'll comb the whole world if they have to. But it seems that her last-known location was closer to home. So with a bewildered Uncle Basti in tow, and their mysterious friend Bone determined to tag along no matter what, the Caddy kids set off for Sydney.


Secret tunnels and outback misadventures await... more

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#10: The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep

by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin & Irina Maununen

A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep!

Do you struggle with getting your child to fall asleep? Join parents all over the world who have embraced The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep as their new nightly routine.

When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows just what to do. Children will join Roger on his journey and be lulled to sleep alongside their new friend... more