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Illustrated by King, Jonathan
A graphic-novel mystery adventure for eight- to twelve-year-olds in which a girl and boy uncover the secret that has corrupted their seaside town Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without ...her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, the town council: all are linked to an ill-fated 1930s Antarctic expedition. But the diary of that journey has been hidden and the sea is stirring up unusual creatures. Something has a powerful hold over the town. With Zia determined to find out more, Miro finds himself putting aside his books for a real adventure.The Inkberg Enigma is an exciting adventure with a strong filmic narrative.Read more
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By Nilsson, Frida; Illustrated by Barrow, Davd
The cold bites and the sea lashes in this page-turning adventure on the ice seas. No one but ten-year-old Siri dares to face treacherous sailors, hungry wolves and the arctic winter to save her younger sister from the dreaded Captain Whitehead and his ice sea pirates.
By Von Der Gathen, Katharina; Illustrated by Kuhl, Anke
99 real children's questions answered. Everything children really want to know about sexuality and bodies-and aren't afraid to ask. This book collects questions asked by boys and girls and answers them directly: the questions are real, the answers honest and the images funny. How... much sex education do children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And exactly what do children want to know? Ask them!This book collects questions asked anonymously by children in classes about the human body, love and sexuality by experienced sex educationist Katharina von der Gathen. The answers are both direct and warm-hearted, giving children the information they really want to know in a form they can relate to. What is so important about the body? Why do bodies grow hair? Why do people kiss? Is it embarrassing to have sex? Why do breasts hang down? What does it feel like to be in love? Can a grandmother have children? What is a hormone? Can a child fart when it's inside a mother's body? What is sexy?Read more
By Nilsson, Frida; Illustrated by Wirsen, Stina
Hetta is a street-smart country girl in her first year of school. She lives just outside of nowhere, right next to no one at all. Luckily she's starting school and that brings new adventures. Hetta gets her first swimming badge, falls madly in love with a hermit crab, and meets a... best friend. Sometimes things go wrong--like when the hairdresser cuts her hair into stumps just in time for school photos. Hetta is funny, lively and sympathetic chapter book, perfect for reading aloud and for newly independent readers.Read more
By Nilsson, Ulf; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva
Early readers will love the dry humor and wonderfully rounded story of All the Dear Little Animals. Nilsson perfectly captures the child's perspective, balancing compassion and humor. This is a very funny story about a topic that touches all of us. --Provided by publisher.
By Lagercrantz, Rose; Illustrated by Eriksson, Eva
It's spring and Dani is going to Rome for her father's wedding. But Ella is not invited; Dad said no. What will Ella think when she learns she hasn't been invited to her best friend's dad's wedding? In this final book in the ... My Happy Life series, the road between Dani and Ell...a is getting longer and longer. Dani must make sure their story ends happily --Publisher marketing.Read more
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