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LaLa's Angry Pizza
Tela Kayne
LaLa has a very bad day and is mad, mad, mad! She discovers a way to get her anger out through self-regulation and creativity.
LaLa's Angry Pizza
LaLa Feels Blah-La
Tela Kayne
Welcome to LaLa's World: Where kids learn how to be the change! In this newly released children's book, "LaLa Feels Blah-La," a young girl and her stuffed bear wake up feeling blah for no apparent reason. LaLa's mom teaches her to be mindful of her feelings and turn her mood around with the flip of a coin. Perfect for young readers, LaLa Feels Blah-La, teaches children to be more mindful of their feelings and manage their mood swings.
LaLa Feels Blah-La
Lily Lo and the Wonton Maker
Frances Lee Hall
Nine-year-old Lily Lo and her best friend Rosana are determined to win the big soccer match. But Lily's grandpa, Gung Gung, won't cheer or do "the wave" like the other parents and grandparents. Instead, he clips coupons in the bleachers. Lily's frustration with the cultural divide leads to problems not just with her family, but clashes with her friends and teammates, too. Strangely, an old family recipe for wonton dumplings may be just the answer that brings luck and harmony to them all.
Lily Lo and the Wonton Maker
Buckley's Unexpected Adventure
Dion Summergreene
Buckley, a young, enthusiastic detector dog, was about to clock off from his regular shift at the Brisbane International Airport when he uncovered a shipment of smuggled exotic animals. Discovering that all but one, a chameleon named Ciara, and two turtle eggs, had perished on the long journey, Buckley makes it his mission to track down who is behind the smuggling ring and ensure no more helpless animals are killed.  A fire is ignited within Buckley and he is determined to return Ciara to her home and reunite her with her family.  Breaking all of his obedience training, Buckley, Ciara and a charismatic Californian mouse named Bo, set out on an international adventure that propels them from a world of structure and safety into dangerous situations. With fast-pace, witty humour and suspense, Dion Summergreene takes young readers on a crime-fighting adventure like no other to discover an exotic world through the eyes of man’s best friend. Buckley's Unexpected Adventure shines the spotlight on animal conservation, the importance of teamwork, friendship, and working through your fears to achieve the impossible.
Buckley's Unexpected Adventure
Queen of the Warrior Bees
Jean Gill
Epic eco-fantasy from the award-winning author of The Troubadours Quartet One misfit girl and 50,000 bees. Together they must change the world. As the Mages of the Citadel fight amongst themselves and prepare for war against the Forest, Mielitta, a despised servant, has her own battle to face. Bastien and Jannlou, the boys who terrorised her as a child, have grown into their status as Mages and she cannot escape them forever. In desperation, she flees to the forbidden Forest and its dangerous attractions. Her scent angers thousands of bees and, although she survives their attack, she has changed. A strange bee symbol glows on her thigh and her senses are altered. She learns that her connection with bees enables her to summon their aid and gives her the power to shift shape. This new-found bond works both ways and the bees need Mielitta's help as the rift widens between Forest and Citadel. Can one girl and a colony of bees reunite Man and Nature, or is the split irreversible? Block Nature out and she'll force a way in.
Queen of the Warrior Bees
Shocks at Shipley Academy
Liam Moiser
Twins torn apart. A terrible secret hidden in a school's past. Follow two children as they try to uncover the truth and, finally, bring a family together.
Shocks at Shipley Academy
Roses in the Dragon's Den
Jacob Devlin
Twelve year old siblings Karina and Charlie Rosas aren't looking forward to vacationing with their estranged uncle. But when the Fernweh Express derails and tosses them into a wild, unrecognizable land, they trust he'll know what to do. After all, Diego Rosas wrote the book on survival in deserts and arctic tundras. There's nothing he can't handle . . . until a colossal, fire-breathing dragon snatches him up and carries him away, leaving the siblings to embark on an impossible rescue mission. With the natural elements working against them, the Rosas family adventures through the curse-infested, uncharted world in order to solve the mystery of what doomed their travels. When they meet up with a dwarf and a pirate queen who offer aid, Karina and Charlie must decide whether they can trust anyone willing to voyage into a dragon's den. But if the siblings ever want to return home, they must trust and lean on each other, and above all, hope Uncle Diego is still alive.
Roses in the Dragon's Den
A Helping Paw
Allan Gilmour
Our modern, hectic lifestyles have helped create dissatisfaction, illness and disassociation with our true selves. Although they are often puzzled by the human race's actions and therefore are incapable of knowing everything about the human world, through intense observations, Mr. Midnight and Sir Winston thought it apt to lend a helping paw to perhaps put the modern individual back on track.  They attempt to open the eyes of the modern individual to the important things in life; namely, to not take oneself too seriously and to enjoy what life has to offer that much more.
A Helping Paw

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