Before She Sleeps

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In Our Mad and Furious City

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DunbarI really did have an empire, you know, said Dunbar Have I ever told you the story of how it was stolen from me Henry Dunbar, the once all powerful head of a global corporation, is not having a good day In his dotage he handed over care of the family firm to his two eldest daughters, Abby and


SmileSmile has all the features for which Roddy Doyle has become famous the razor sharp dialogue, the humour, the superb evocation of childhood but this is a novel unlike any he has written before When you finish the last page you will have been challenged to re evaluate everything you think you

Berta Isla

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RainSam wants to go out but it s pouring with rain, so he and Grandpa decide to stay inside until the rain stops Sam drinks hot chocolate and reads his books and dreams of adventures while Grandpa gets on with his important paperwork Grandpa seems to have a VERY important letter to write Then that

Codex 1962

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PandoraPandora lives alone, in a world of broken things She makes herself a handsome home, but no one ever comes to visit Then one day something falls from the sky a bird with a broken wing Little by little, Pandora helps the bird grow stronger Little by little, the bird helps Pandora feel less

The Long Take

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The Story of a Brief Marriage

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You Hold Me Up

You Hold Me UpThis vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other s well being in their everyday actions Consultant, international speaker and award winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote

Graffiti Palace

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Martin John

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La scuola cattolica

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Camino a casa

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