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Monday 8 August 2011

News: New Books in the Series

A batch of new books in the series are out this July and August. If you're already collecting or just starting out, you won't want to miss this post.

ABCDEFG... we're up to L in this delightful Little Mates series from Scholastic, with the release of Kind Kate and Lazy Lou Lou for August. Packed full of alliteration, they are a gorgeous alphabet of Aussie animals with gently moralistic tales. Scholastic, $4.99

Jackie's iconic Wombat books are a must-own in any Australian home, and August will see the release of Baby Wombat's Week in boardbook form - perfect for tots keen to flick those pages on their own. HarperCollins, $14.99

Eleven year old Napoleon Augustus Smythe continues to boggle the mind of adventuresome boys in this brilliant, history-infused, high tech series for younger chapter book readers, or older boys struggling to read. Pan Macmillan, $9.99

'Eight of us are marked with the infinity symbol. We are the chosen ones. We have to stop the human extinction.' No need to wait any longer - the explosion conclusion to Extinction is out in August! Scholastic, $16.99