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What Could It Be?

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What Could It Be, by Sally Fawcett is a picture book about exploring shapes and the endless creativity that comes with this.

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Dear Mummy, You’re Important Too

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Dear Mummy, You’re Important Too is the ultimate handbook reminding mothers how important self time truly is. In this beautifully laid out book is a collection of quotes, tips, tactics and practices that help motivate mothers to take positive action towards nourishing themselves.

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Reo PÄ“pi

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Reo PÄ“pi presents its first series of beautiful bilingual children’s books with the release of Kanohi – My Face, Kakahu – Getting Dressed & Kararehe – Animals. With hand drawn images and text featuring both English and Te Reo Maori, each book includes a phonetic guide to help with pronunciation.

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Mister Maker Live

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Mister Maker is a real favourite in our house. There’s not much my kids like more than doing crafts and the crafts Mister Maker does on his TV show are always really accessible. So, we were stoked to hear that Mister Maker was coming to town. Mister Maker Live is packed full of arty adventures, with a big ‘make’ to take part in, super songs to join in with, a fabulous supporting cast and not forgetting, The Shapes! Yah!

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Life According to Dani

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It’s Dani’s first summer vacation—and the best ever! She is staying on an island with Ella, her best friend in the world. Dad is still in hospital but he calls every day, and Ella and Dani stay busy building huts, fishing, exploring, and swimming.

Then Dad turns up, but with his nurse too! This is not the visit anyone had imagined.

Life According to Dani is the fourth book in the ‘Dani’ series by Rose Lagercrantz and Illustrated by Eva Eriksson.

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Lonely Planet Kids – Spot the Lot

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Lonely Planet Kids – Spot the Lot! is a really fun new book that is part search-and-find and part colouring book.

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Lonely Planet Kids: New York City Trails

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Lonely Planet’s new collection of City Trails books reveal secrets, stories and other cool stuff about some of the world’s most popular destinations. New York is my favourite city to visit, so I was really interested to read the New York City Trails edition.

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The Girls by Emma Cline

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“The Girls” by Emma Cline is a hot new novel about Evie Boyd, a woman who grew up in California in the 1960s and 1970s. The film rights have already been optioned and the cover features praise from Lena Dunham, Mark Haddon and Emma Healey.

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You simply can’t spoil a newborn

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Dorothy Waide’s wonderful book ‘You simply can’t spoil a newborn’ is the absolute must-have parenting book for new Mums and Dads.

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A Year in My Real Food Kitchen

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Emma Galloway of My Darling Lemon Thyme blog/book fame has returned with a new cookbook to inspire those who enjoy eating a vegetarian and gluten free diet. Full of sumptuous recipes that will inspire you to expand your cooking repertoire, this is a beautiful collection.

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