NEW TITLES

ReadingZone is working with publishers to help get new books into schools. Let us know if you'd like to review any of the following books for ReadingZone by emailing your details to info@ReadingZone.com (Subject - Summer) A free draw will take place in early July and winners notified. Book(s) will be sent to reviewers in mid July.

Rabbit Races Ahead!
Lydia Monks

Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN 9781509881499

It's Sports Day at Twit Twoo School and Rabbit has decided that she is going to win every race, and has been practising very hard. But as Rabbit wins medal after medal, she seems to be losing friend after friend.. With one race to go, will she learn that being kind can feel every bit as good as winning?

Rabbit Races Ahead!
Show and Tell
Rob Biddulph

HarperCollins

ISBN 9780008317911

'Meet Class 2L. These kids are excited. Today's SHOW AND TELL day, and you're all invited!' Come and be schooled in magic and wonder by the award-winning Rob Biddulph, in this brand-new story about how biggest isn't always best!

Show and Tell
Clem and Crab
Fiona Lumbers

Andersen Press Ltd

ISBN 9781783448692

Treasure hunting on her beach, Clem stumbles across Crab, his claw stuck in a plastic bag. Crab will be much safer and happier in the city with Clem, but doesn't he belong on the beach? A story showing that every small action helps.

Clem and Crab
How far can a kangaroo jump?
Alison Limentani

Boxer Books Limited

ISBN 9781910716809

Understanding numbers and distance is easy with this fun book of animal facts! Starting with a single kangaroo, the book reveals how many jumps it would take for different creatures to cover the same ground. How Tall was a T-Rex, which looks at measuring and height, is also part of this series.

How far can a kangaroo jump?
Humperdink Our Elephant Friend
Sean Taylor

Words & Pictures

ISBN 9781786035424

Humperdink the baby elephant isn't very good at the usual games the children play, like dressing up or hide-and-seek. When he breaks the children's slide, everyone feels sad. But with a little patience and understanding the children discover that Humperdink is good at other games - especially if they use their imaginations.

Humperdink Our Elephant Friend
Cloud Forest
Victoria Turnbull

Words & Pictures

ISBN 9781786031778

A child's Umpa teaches them to read and to follow the words, out the garden gate and all the way to the sea. Every day is a new adventure! But then one day, Umpa isn't there... This is a moving story that helps us remember loved ones when they're no longer with us.

Cloud Forest
Mr Dog and the Seal Deal (Mr Dog)
Ben Fogle

HarperCollins

ISBN 9780008306397

You can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble...Mr Dog is spending some time out at sea, riding the waves with the fishermen. But when a local seal goes missing, he has to spring into action - fast... A new young fiction series by explorer Ben Fogle, co-written with author Steve Cole.

Mr Dog and the Seal Deal (Mr Dog)
The Adventures of Harry Stevenson
Ali Pye

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books

ISBN 9781471170232

Harry Stevenson is a guinea pig who lives in a flat with seven-year-old Billy and his mum and dad. He likes nothing more than snacking on a piece of broccoli, and snoozing, but somehow he manages to get caught up in one adventure after another - even flying away with a birthday balloon! With its bright illustrations and short, adventure-packed text, this is a great story for encouraging new readers.

The Adventures of Harry Stevenson
Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight
Lindsey Kelk

HarperCollins

ISBN 9780008292119

Cinders lives a boring life with her selfish stepsisters and mean stepmother. So when her wishes start magically coming true it's a surprise to say the least. Then Cinders meets her fairy godmother: she's magic, she can fly, and she's called . . . Brian. But the ball isn't quite what she's expecting...

Cinders and Sparks: Magic at Midnight
Warrior Monkeys and the Volcano Adventure
MC Stevens

Oxford University Press

ISBN 9780192771711

Something weird is happening on the island of Senshi. The Warrior Monkeys are worried that a dangerous enemy has come back to seek revenge. Suki and Bekko need to find out why wild dogs are on the prowl, and who has brainwashed an army of meerkats. The first title in an exciting new series by martial arts expert MC Stevens, illus by Steve Brown.

Warrior Monkeys and the Volcano Adventure