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Easter 2017

Egg-cellent Easter Reads

Peppa Goes to London
£6.99, published by Penguin Random House Children’s
AGE PRE-SCHOOL

Join Peppa and her friends in a brand new picture book – the perfect companion for the release of Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience, in cinemas this April. This specially designed story tells the tale of Peppa and George’s adventures, and introduces children to all the wonderful famous landmarks (and VIPs!) in the capital. From Big Ben to big red buses, Peppa’s family and friends are taken on a whistle-stop tour of big bustling London by none other than her Majesty the Queen herself! With fun facts and interesting info, this book offers a unique view of one of the world’s most famous cities.

The Little Black Sheep by Elizabeth Shaw
£5.99, published by O’Brien Press
AGE 5+

A special edition of Belfast born Elizabeth Shaw’s The Little Black Sheep with cover designed by Saoirse O’Reilly from Cavan, winner of the 2016/17 CBI Design a Cover Competition. The Little Black Sheep is always in trouble with Polo the bossy sheepdog – he doesn’t obey his commands. But when a snowstorm comes, the outcast black sheep’s quick thinking saves the flock! In spite of Polo’s protestations to the contrary, it’s clear to the shepherd that the black sheep being different is what makes him special.

Daisy and the Trouble with Chocolate by Kes Gray
£5.99, published by Penguin Random House Children’s
AGE 5+

Daisy is so excited! She’s been picked to look after the class hamsters, Pickle and Pops, over the Easter holidays – AND her mum’s taking her to Chocolate Land! The two things probably shouldn’t mix… then again, Daisy seems to have a habit of finding trouble. A totally troublesome and laugh-out-loud new tale from the Daisy series, perfect for dripping in and out, reading together out loud or trying alone to build reading confidence. The book is also packed with loads of brilliant extra material including puzzles and a quiz.

Bear Grylls Adventures
£4.99, published by Bear Grylls/Bonnier Publishing Group
AGE 5+

A fun new 12-book series from Bear Grylls following a different child from an outdoor activity camp. Once they are given the mysterious compass, they meet the inspirational adventurer in an amazing place and learn new skills and facts they can take back with them to their real life. In the first thrilling adventure, The Blizzard Challenge, we meet Olly who is magically transported to a high mountain range where he must learn to survive in sub-zero temperatures, including what to do if ice cracks when you’re crossing a frozen lake.

BBC Audio Children’s Classics
CD £10.99, digital download £5, by Penguin Random House UK Audio
AGE 5+

A fresh, new and contemporary look for much loved children’s classics from the BBC. Newly released titles include Kenneth Grahame’s timeless tale of Mole, Ratty and Toad – the Wind in the Willows, Pongo and Missis set out to rescue their pups in The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and young Jim and his friends do battle on the high seas in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. And look forward to more classic reads set to be released this June including, Peter Pan, The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern
£14.99, published by Harper Collins
AGE 12+

The thrilling, shocking and romantic sequel to the bestselling young adult debut –Flawed. Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection and after she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine’s life has completely fractured. Since being declared the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with Carrick, the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. Can Celestine prove that to be human in itself is to be Flawed?

For your chance to win 1 of 3 copies of Perfect by Cecelia Ahern visit ni4kids.com/competitions

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