Rabbit and Bear: The Pest in the Nest

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444921703

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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Hilarious, gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is 'a perfect animal double-act' (The Times, book of the week). 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend ... "PEACE AND QUIET," shouts Rabbit. "THAT'S ALL I WANT." Owch. He's hurt his own ears again. What with Bear's snoring, and a BANG!BANG!BANG! noise from up in the tree, Rabbit knows that Something Simply Has To Be Done. But high in the branches, perhaps Bear can show Rabbit how to see the world from a different place ... A story of friendship, wisdom, and how to be REALLY NOISY.

Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144492169X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books. 'A perfect animal double-act.' (The Times, Book of the Week) Bear wakes up early from hibernation. If she can't sleep, then at least she can make a snowman. Rabbit has never made a snowman, but he definitely wants to make one that's better than Bear's. But with an avalanche and a hungry wolf heading his way, Rabbit soon realises that it might be nice to have a friend on his side. From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a tale of friendship, gravity, and just a little bit of poo. 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman *Shortlisted for the Children's Book of the Year in the Irish Book Awards*

Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444921738

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books. 'A perfect animal double-act.' (The Times, Book of the Week) SPLASH! A Mysterious Thing lands in Rabbit and Bear's peaceful summer lake. Is it exciting, or terrifying? Is it a tiny fluffy owl, or a huge hungry monster? And has Rabbit finally met a creature with worse habits than himself? Rabbit's SURE he can solve this mystery. But when he accidentally turns the Best Day Ever into the Worst Day Ever, he needs Bear's help ... From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, this is a tale of friendship, acceptance, and what you can do with blueberry poo. 'Rabbit's Bad Habits is a breath of fresh air in children's fiction, a laugh-out-loud story of rabbit and wolf and bear, of avalanches and snowmen. The sort of story that makes you want to send your children to bed early, so you can read it to them.' Neil Gaiman

Rabbit & Bear: The Pest in the Nest

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books

ISBN: 9781684125890

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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Cheeky, delightful, and hilarious, the next title in the Rabbit & Bear series is a roller coaster ride of fun! What with his friend Bear’s snoring, and a BANG! BANG! BANG! noise from up in the tree, Rabbit knows that Something Simply Has To Be Done. But high in the branches, perhaps Bear can show Rabbit how to see the world from a different place. A story of friendship, wisdom, and how to be REALLY NOISY, this delightful and hilarious illustrated chapter book is another fun read for Rabbit & Bear fans.

Dave Pigeon

Author: Swapna Haddow

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571323316

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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If you can read this, you obviously understand Pigeonese. You may read my book. If you're a cat and you've learnt Pigeonese... (HA HA HA! As if a cat would be smart enough to learn Pigeonese). This must mean if you are a cat and you are able to read this, you have taken a pigeon hostage so that you can trick them into translating the Pigeonese words into Meow. I demand you release the hostage pigeon now. My book contains TOP SECRET ideas that are NONE of a cat's business. Dave Pigeon is writing a book on how he defeated Mean Cat in order to help fellow pigeons everywhere. Cats beware! A hilarious debut for 6+ readers with black and white illustrations by the superbly talented Sheena Dempsey.

Connect

A Novel

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: Nan A. Talese

ISBN: 0385541341

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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“Read Connect by the absurdly brilliant Julian Gough—a mind-expanding techno-thriller with a hotly beating human heart.” —Emma Donoghue, New York Times bestselling author of Room In the Nevada desert, in the near future, a family crisis sets off a chain reaction that threatens to bring the networked world to its knees. It starts in the home of Naomi Chiang, a biologist and single mother struggling to balance her research with looking after her painfully awkward, homeschooled, ever-growing teenage son, Colt. Naomi worries about him constantly—he's so socially inept that he struggles to order takeout pizza—but then she has a major breakthrough at the lab that could change their lives, and America's future. For his part, Colt seems focused on one thing only: a globe-spanning immersive gameworld in which his phenomenal coding skills set him apart. But after his first real-life romantic encounter goes awry, he realizes mastery of a virtual existence is not enough. When Colt secretly releases his mother's latest findings, Naomi's worst fears come true. Colt's estranged father crashes into their lives again, backed by the secretive security organization he heads. The U.S. government wants Naomi's research . . . and Colt, who must leave the comfort of virtual reality to discover the pleasures, and pains, of a life fully lived. Meanwhile, Naomi has to decide how far she would go to protect her child. Would she kill a man? Would she destroy the world? Connect is a thrillingly smart novel of ideas that explores what connection—both human and otherwise—might be in a digital age. It is a story of mothers and sons; but it is also about you, your phone, and the future.

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Author: Megumi Iwasa

Publisher: Gecko Press

ISBN: 1776571142

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 104

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Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen palPenguin. Giraffe knows nothing about penguins and his letters are full of questions. Where is a penguin's neck? Can a penguin fly? Penguin answers as best he can. But no one expects what happens when the pen pals come face to face at last. An enduring bestseller in its native Japan, Yours Sincerely, Giraffe is a funny tale of mistaken assumptions and friendship.

My First Day

Author: Steve Jenkins,Robin Page

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054773851X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explores the first day of life for a variety of animals, from the emperor penguin to the Siberian tiger.

Jude in London

Author: Julian Gough

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908699190

Category: Humorous stories

Page: 400

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Jude is a penniless Irish orphan, fighting blizzards, bankers and the laws of physics as he walks the length of England. He has not one, but two Quests: to find his True Love - last glimpsed in the hairy clutches of a monkey - and to uncover the Secret of his Origins.

Silent Spring

Author: Rachel Carson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618249060

Category: Nature

Page: 378

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Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns of the possible genetic effects on humans.

The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener

How to Grow Food in Harmony with Nature

Author: Tammi Hartung

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428658

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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Promoting a holistic ecological view, Tammi Hartung encourages you to invite wildlife into your garden. You’ll be amazed at how a variety of natural pollinators, pest predators, and soil enrichers can promote vibrant and healthy vegetables. Discover how a slug problem disappears once you’ve introduced a pond housing bullfrogs, how wasps can take care of tomato hornworms, and why skunks aren’t so bad after all. Learn how to garden with animals, rather than against them, and reap your most bountiful harvest yet.

I Love You Always and Forever

Author: Jonathan Emmett

Publisher: Cartwheel Books

ISBN: 9780545209588

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Longtail tells Littletail that no matter what else changes one thing will always stay the same throughout their lives. On board pages.

A Sting in the Tale

My Adventures with Bumblebees

Author: Dave Goulson

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 1250048389

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GREAT NATURE WRITERS SUCH AS E.O. WILSON AND CHARMING MEMOIRS LIKE GERALD DURRELL'S MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS, THIS FASCINATING BOOK WILL ALTER THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT BUMBLEBEES. Dave Goulson became obsessed with wildlife as a small boy growing up in rural Shropshire, starting with an increasingly exotic menagerie of pets. When his interest turned to the anatomical, there were even some ill-fated experiments with taxidermy. But bees are where Goulson's true passion lies—the humble bumblebee in particular. Once commonly found in the marshes of Kent, the English short-haired bumblebee went extinct in the United Kingdom, but by a twist of fate still exists in the wilds of New Zealand, the descendants of a few pairs shipped over in the nineteenth century. Dave Goulson's passionate quest to reintroduce it to its native land is one of the highlights of a book that includes original research into the habits of these mysterious creatures, history's relationship with the bumblebee, and advice on how to protect the bumblebee for future generations. One of the United Kingdom's most respected conservationists and the founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Goulson combines lighthearted tales of a child's growing passion for nature with a deep insight into the crucial importance of the bumblebee. He details the minutiae of life in the nest, sharing fascinating research into the effects intensive farming has had on our bee population and the potential dangers if we are to continue down this path.

The Bad Guys

Author: Aaron Blabey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780545912402

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.

The Nest

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0857966219

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 180

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I hear a dragging sound followed by my father's limping appearance at the door. I look at him in horror. He's starting at me, glasses askew, waving the birds' nest. 'You imbecile. You left me hanging there. What were you trying to do? Kill me?' If only he knew. I'm not trying to kill him. I'm trying not to kill him! 'The tender yet unsparing depth of characterisation in the novel is matched by the limped beauty of the writing, the sensual evocation of the snowfields setting and the compelling nature of the story.' Weekend Australian 'A dark, gripping tale.' The Age 'The ending is a dramatic as they come.' Sydney Morning Herald

Kitchen Disco

Author: Clare Foges

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571307892

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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At night when you are sleeping There's a party in your house, It's a pumping, jumping, funky bash When all the lights go out . . . When the sun goes down, the Kitchen Disco starts up - and all the fruit in the fruit bowl come out to play. There are lemons who break-dance, tangerines who twirl and some very over-excited apples. But one night a nasty mango turns up to spoil the fun... Kitchen Disco is a humorous, rhyming picture book for young children.

Leaflets Three, Let It Be!

The Story of Poison Ivy

Author: Anita Sanchez

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781620914458

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Looking past its itch-inducing nature, describes the other things that poison ivy can do, from providing food for rabbits in spring to being used as shade by salamanders in the summer.--

A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Author: Sarah Webb

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781847177940

Category: Nursery rhymes, English

Page: 64

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A beautifully illustrated collection of nursery rhymes to treasure, and songs, poems and rhymes to share. Enjoy Irish favorites like Brian O'Linn' and I'll Tell Me Ma', classics such as My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean' and Monday's Child', silly rhymes that every child will love like Beans', Pardon Me' and On Top of Spaghetti', as well as magical verses for children written by Oscar Wilde, Oliver St John Gogarty, James Joyce and others. Illustrated by Steve McCarthy. Age 6+.

The King of Tiny Things

Author: Jeanne Willis,Gwen Millward

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141502380

Category: Camping

Page: 32

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An enchanting tale of bugs, grubs moonlight and magic - and the perfect book for bedtime to chase away all fears of the dark!