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What's flying on to our shelves for yet-to-be, emerging and young readers

 

 

 

50 things you should know about the Vikings, by Philp Parker

Known for their vicious raids, love of treasure and fierce warriors: the vikings were the most feared invaders of the Medieval period. For 300 years, they terrorized the world in their hunt for land and power, but they also had a rich culture in art, literature and law. Packed with facts, maps, infographics and photos, this is the perfect introduction to the most feared invaders of the Middle Ages. Covering where they came from and who they conquered, their commerce and culture (including their bloodthirsty stories), their travel and trade and the reasons behind their demise, this complete guide provides a comprehensive exploration of who these peoples were - and who they were not.

 

Guide to: the Nether & the End

The official Minecraft Guide to the Nether and the end will help you survive as you navigate new terrain, discover new hostile mobs and attempt to collect unique materials. Learn how to kill fire-resistant mobs in the Nether and repurpose Nether fortresses, then master the art of defeating the ender dragon and explore the outer islands of the End dimension.

With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to Minecraft's most dangerous dimensions.

 

Star Wars, the visual encyclopedia

Covering more than 2,500 characters, creatures, planets, vehicles, Droids(tm), weapons, technology, and more from the Star Wars(tm) universe, this visual tour is the ultimate compendium for the epic saga and beyond.

From lightsabers to beasts to food and clothing, Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia is a virtual museum in a book. Explore beautiful galleries with more than 2,500 images, and discover facts about Star Wars culture, science, and geography.

Take a stunning visual tour of Star Wars with this comprehensive pictorial guide to the galaxy far, far away!

 

All the things that could go wrong, by Stewart Foster

There are two sides to every story; Dan is angry. Nothing has been the same since his big brother left, and he's taking it out on the nearest and weakest target: Alex. Alex is struggling. His severe OCD makes it hard for him to leave the house, especially when Dan and his gang are waiting for him at school. Then the boys' mums arrange for them to meet up and finish building the raft that Dan started with his brother. Two enemies stuck together for the whole of the school holidays - what could possibly go wrong?