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Giveaway: Leonard (Carlie Sorosiak) ~ (US Only)

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Leonard (US Only) by: Carlie Sorosiak Release Date: April 13th, 2021 Publisher: Walker Books US       About The Book The cat that Olive rescues from a flood has a secret: he’s not really a cat at all, but an alien who crashed to Earth on a beam of light....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks funny, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 25 January 2021 15:30
Melanie Bracco
Sounds like a cute story, I love the cover!
Monday, 01 February 2021 22:31
Debra Branigan
The cover is fantastic! The story sounds fun. I can't wait to share with my young reader.
Monday, 15 February 2021 21:43
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Giveaway: The Threads Of Magic (Alison Croggon) ~ (US Only)

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The Threads Of Magic (US Only) by: Alison Croggon Release Date: April 13th, 2021 Publisher: Walker Books US       About The Book Pip lives by his wits in  the  city of Clarel. But when he picks  the  wrong pocket, Pip finds himself in possession of a strange dried heart...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 25 January 2021 15:32
Gabby Roberts
I love the cover! Its super cute!
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 01:58
Debra Branigan
I love the cover. The story sounds like a very good read.
Monday, 15 February 2021 21:39
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Giveaway: Oddity (Eli Brown) ~ (US Only)

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Oddity (US Only) by: Eli Brown Release Date: March 30th, 2021 Publisher: Walker Books US       About The Book It’s the early 1800s, and Clover travels the impoverished borderlands of the Unified States with her father, a physician. See to the body before you, he teaches her, but Clover...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 14:50
Kiara T.
The cover is really pretty and the story sounds interesting!
Monday, 01 February 2021 10:42
Andrea Cerda
The cover is real art!!! love it!
Monday, 01 February 2021 15:42
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Giveaway: Making Friends With Alice Dyson (Poppy Nwosu) ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  Making Friends With Alice Dyson. Read on for more about Poppy and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Poppy Nwosu ! Poppy Nwosu grew up in central North Queensland, Australia, and after studying music, moved temporarily to Ireland. Making Friends with Alice Dyson, her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 15 August 2020 21:46
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Friday, 21 August 2020 19:00
Blesseth Jackson
The book cover is cool! It looks and sounds really interesting.
Monday, 24 August 2020 15:09
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Author Chat with Thomas Taylor (Gargantis), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Thomas Taylor author of Gargantis. Read on for more about Thomas and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Thomas Taylor !        Thomas Taylor is an award-winning author-illustrator for children whose debut novel, Malamander, kicked off this mystery series....
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Jeana Kwiecinski
This sounds like so much fun! I can't wait to read it.
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 19:36
Victoria Scott
Sounds so good! Can't wait for the story to continue!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:03
Andrea Carroll
Excited to continue reading the series... love the illustrations.
Sunday, 14 June 2020 11:28
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Giveaway: Gargantis (Thomas Taylor and Illustrated by Tom Booth) ~ (US/Can Only)

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Gargantis (US/Can Only) by: Thomas Taylor Illustration: Tom Booth Release Date: May 12th, 2020 Publisher: Walker Books US         About the Book: In the second fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea, Herbert and Violet team up to solve the mystery of Gargantis — an ancient creature of the deep with...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it.
Monday, 13 April 2020 09:30
Brittany
Adorable cover, I love it
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:01
Alex Colpitts
Would love to read this with my niece
Friday, 24 April 2020 09:00
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Giveaway: THE GOOD HAWK (US/Canada Only)

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Title of Book: The Good Hawk Written by: Joseph Elliott Release Date: January 21, 2020 Publisher: Walker Books US   About the Book: In a mythic Scotland, two unlikely heroes must make a dangerous journey to save their people. Agatha is a Hawk, brave and fierce, who protects her people by...
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Brittany
This cover reminds of of traditional tattoo work. Stunning!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:29
Alex Colpitts
Really like this artwork. Sounds like a good read.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:56
Penny Olson
The cover is striking and beautiful. The synopsis is interesting and original.
Saturday, 28 December 2019 23:33
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Giveaway: MALAMANDER (US/Canada Only)

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Title of Book: Malamander Written by: Thomas Taylor Illustrated by: Tom Booth Release Date: September 10, 2019 Publisher: Walker Books US   About the Book: A quirky, creepy fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea finds a colorful cast of characters in hot pursuit of a sea monster thought to convey a surprising gift....
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds good, hope to read it!
Friday, 09 August 2019 12:37
Debra Branigan
The cover is great and I love the premise of this fantasy read. Sounds great! Best wishes on the new release.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 19:29
Becky Pennington
Awesome cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 26 August 2019 15:18
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Giveaway: INTO THE JUNGLE: STORIES OF MOWGLI (US & Canada)

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Into the Jungle: Stories of Mowgli (US & Canada) by: Katherine Rundell and Kristjana S. Williams Release Date: October 2, 2018 Publisher: Walker Books US About the Book: Timed for the release of Warner Bros.’s film Mowgli in October 2018 and Disney's release of The Jungle Book 2 in 2019, here...
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Renee Moore
I loved The Jungle Book, and really want to read this!
Saturday, 01 September 2018 16:42
Janell Goode
loved the cover and the synopsis
Monday, 03 September 2018 15:11
Marisa Fort
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:18
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