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Recommended Reads May 2017

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Evie's Magic Bracelet - The Silver Unicorn

Author: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
ISBN: 9781444934397
Published Date: 9th March 2017
RRP: £5.99

The first in a magical, exciting series by Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill. Perfect for fans of Rainbow Magic and My Little Pony! 

What if you had a special bracelet that gave you the power to talk to animals?

One morning Evie gets a parcel in the post from her Grandma Iris in Jamaica. Inside layers of tissue and colourful ribbons is a beautiful bracelet!

Evie's going to need the bracelet - and a brave heart - when her friend meets a frightened silver unicorn. But she's always ready to have some magical adventures!

Rent A Bridesmaid

Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780440870241
Published Date: 9th February 2017
RRP: £6.99

Tilly can’t believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly’s favourite daydream, she’s wearing the most beautiful bridesmaid dress and walking down the aisle behind a bride. The one wedding she’d really love to attend is her own mum and dad’s - but it seems like that's never going to happen. So Tilly decides to make her own dream come true, and puts a notice in the local shop, advertising her services as a bridesmaid. And to her amazement, she gets a reply . . .

Goodly and Grave - In a Bad Case of Kidnap

Author: Justine Windsor
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780008183530
Published Date: 9th March 2017
RRP: £6.99

Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall, working for the cold, aloof Lord Grave. The other staff Vonk the Butler, Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid all seem friendly but Lucy soon notices that strange things are afoot in her new home and not just Mrs Crawley’s experimental anchovy omelettes. There are moving statues, magical books and Lord Grave has a secret. Meanwhile, all over the country, children are vanishing. 

Ned's Circus of Marvels - The Gold Thief

Author: Justine Fisher
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780008124557
Published Date: 6th April 2017
RRP: £6.99

Ned and his family are trying to be ordinary except for the small fact that they AREN’T. AT ALL. Because on the run up to Christmas everything is ruined when all the world’s gold goes missing, along with its leading scientists. Which doesn't really have anything to do with Ned until it does. When an oily thief and his pet monster turn up at Ned's door, Ned finds himself on the run again and racing to find out what this new villain wants.

Meanwhile, in the shadows, a machine with a mind of its own vies for power, and mysterious men in grey suits are watching the Circus of Marvels' every move. Together with his best friend Lucy, his clockwork mouse and his shadow, Ned must use his growing magical powers to try to uncover a secret that could end them all