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The Great Unexpected

HarperCollins | September 4, 2012 | 240 pages
I had big thoughts to match the big wind. I wondered if we find the people we need when we need them. I wondered if we attract our future by some sort of invisible force, or if we are drawn to it by a similar force. I felt I was turning a corner and that change was afoot. In the little town of... More Info

Paddington Races Ahead

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 1, 2012 |
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My Brave Year of Firsts

HarperCollins | September 4, 2012 | 40 pages
The tenth collaboration between Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell celebrates the everyday bravery of trying new things for the very first time. While our spunky heroine, Frankie, learns to ride a bike, tie her shoes, make new friends, love her first dog, borrow a book from the library, say when... More Info

Paddington Goes for Gold

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 26, 2012 | 32 pages
A brand new picture book featuring Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru, as he takes part in a local family sports event, with hilarious results! When Paddington attends a local family sports event with the Brown family, he can't wait to try his paw at as many activities as possible. But,... More Info

Always October

HarperCollins | August 28, 2012 | 384 pages
No doubt about it, little brothers can be monsters. When sixth grader Jake Doolittle finds a baby on the doorstep and his mother decides to keep it, those words are more than just an expression. Instead, they perfectly describe the way his new little brother, LD, sprouts pointy ears, thick fur, and... More Info

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

HarperCollins | September 25, 2012 | 40 pages
'Twas the day before Christmas and Santa was ill. In the cold winter wind he had caught a bad chill. Will Christmas be canceled? Will it come to that? "Never!" cried Santa. "Let's call Pete the Cat!" In this rockin' new spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves... More Info

Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole

HarperCollins | August 28, 2012 | 40 pages
There's a lot going on at the South Pole! There are slippery slopes and frozen floes and wild animals all around. But when one penguin goes looking for adventure, he doesn't see anything exciting at all going on. Could it be he's just not looking closely enough? From the creators of the Berenstain... More Info

Charlie and the Christmas Kitty

HarperCollins | September 25, 2012 | 40 pages
Why is there a great big tree in the house?!? And why are all these boxes underneath it? Hey—what is that?!? Where did it come from? Uh-oh. This isn't good. . . . This isn't good at all! In this hilarious follow-up to the New York Times bestselling picture book Charlie the Ranch Dog, Ree... More Info

The Power of Six

HarperCollins | July 24, 2012 | 448 pages
They know about the charm. They know about our legacies. They caught Number One, Number Two, and Number Three. They killed them all. I am Number Seven. One of six still alive. We are growing stronger. We are starting to come together. We are ready to fight. We are the last defense.  More Info


Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 8, 2012 | 32 pages
Oliver likes finding things out, so when his mother cannot explain the gurgling in the bathtub he builds a submarine, goes down the drain, and meets a group of vacationing penguins.  More Info

The Last Musketeer

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 22, 2012 | 272 pages
"In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, 14-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself 400 years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as ""The Three Musketeers."" Reprint. 40,000 first printing."  More Info

Feedback. Robinson Wells

HarperCollins | October 1, 2012 | 320 pages
Benson Fisher escaped from Maxfield Academy's deadly rules and brutal gangs. Or so he thought. But now Benson is trapped in a different kind of prison: a town filled with hauntingly familiar faces. People from Maxfield he saw die. Friends he was afraid he had killed. They are all pawns in the... More Info

The Hobbit

HarperCollins UK | November 13, 1991 | 285 pages
Features a tale of adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves, giant spiders, and conversations with the dragon, are... More Info

The Imposter Bride

HarperCollins Canada | March 20, 2012 | 352 pages


HarperCollins Canada | September 2, 2011 | 317 pages
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Little Wolf's Book of Badness

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 26, 2012 | 144 pages
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Harpercollins Childrens Books | June 26, 2012 | 40 pages
Emily is worried about starting school for the first time, but Foxy waves his magic tail to provide what she needs to be ready.  More Info

New Jumper

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 1, 2012 | 32 pages
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Earwig and the Witch

HarperCollins Children's Books | December 1, 2011 | 144 pages
Everyone knows that orphanages are horrible places. But Earwig has a surprising amount of power over everyone else at St Morwald's Home for Children, and loves it there. So the last thing she wants is to be sent to live with the very strange Bella Yaga... Earwig was left at St Morwald's as a baby.... More Info

The Frank Show

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 26, 2012 | 32 pages
There's more to Frank than meets the eye... A quirky, witty and utterly brilliant new picture book from the creator of Marshall Armstrong is New to our School. Frank is your typical grandad, but no one has a grandad like him... If you had to stand up and talk, for one whole minute, about a member... More Info

Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School

HarperCollinsChildrenāsBooks | February 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Quirky, witty and brilliant, Marshall Armstrong is new to school and he definitely stands out from the crowd; but will he find it easy to make friends? A highly original take on a perennially popular theme from an exciting talent. Marshall Armstrong is new to our school. He looks different to me.... More Info

First Week at Cow School

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | November 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Starting school is full of fun in this laugh-out-loud sequel to The Cow That Laid an Egg Marjorie the cow feels quite proud when her daughter, Daisy, starts school. But lessons aren't as easy as they seem. Daisy can't hoof paint or swat flies like the other cows, and cowpat training is a disaster.... More Info


Harpercollins Pub Ltd | December 8, 2011 | 144 pages
Tony Parsons has been appointed Heathrow's writer-in-residence, and the result is these seven short stories of high drama, offbeat humor, and raw emotion Here is Heathrow as it has never been seen before: a secret city populated by the 75 million travelers who pass through every year, a place where... More Info

The Sugar Girls

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | April 1, 2012 | 356 pages
Tales of hardship, resilience and youthful high spirits, woven together to provide a moving insight into a lost way of life, as well as a timeless testament to the experience of being young and female. n the post-war years, thousands of women left school at fifteen to work in the bustling factories... More Info

Collins Gem Food for Free

Harpercollins Pub Ltd | September 30, 2004 | 239 pages
Fans of Food for Free will be delighted at this new format—ideal for carrying in a rucksack. Over 100 edible plants are featured together with recipes and other interesting culinary information. With details on how to pick, when to pick, and regulations on picking, this new format of a... More Info

Love Monster

HarperCollins Children's Books | February 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Featuring the only Monster in Cutesville, LOVE MONSTER is a wonderfully warm and witty look at how sometimes, when you least expect it, love finds you... From a phenomenal picture book talent. It can be tough being the only funny-looking Monster in Cutesville, but this Monster is not one to hang... More Info

Even More Meerkat Madness

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 26, 2012 | 208 pages
The third MEERKAT MADNESS book. Like the first two books, this hilarious animal antics adventure starring ever-popular meerkats is a funny, fast-paced, sure-fire hit. The Really Mad Mob is expanding! With new faces joining familiar ones in Far Burrow, the thrill-seeking meerkat pups have more... More Info

Essential Modern Classics - Bugsy Malone

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 1, 2012 | 224 pages
Read the story behind the beloved film now available in Essential Modern Classics. In Prohibition-era New York City, Fat Sam runs one of the most popular speakeasies in town but his rival Dandy Dan is trying to shut him down. Its up to the baby-faced Bugsy Malone to save the day& Packed with... More Info

The Heart and the Bottle Mini HB

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 24, 2011 | 32 pages
Award-winning picture book star Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming, uplifting tale, due to be featured in a major motion picture. Once there was a girl who was full of wonderment at how the world worked. She shared all her dreams and excitement with her father,... More Info

Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It

Harpercollins Childrens Books | March 13, 2012 | 80 pages
This Is Just to Say If you?re looking for a nice happy book put this one down and run away quickly Forgive me sweetness and good cheer are boring Inspired by William Carlos Williams?s famous poem ?This Is Just to Say,? Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine delivers a wickedly funny collection of... More Info

Lucky and Squash

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 1, 2012 | 32 pages
Two dogs who have become best friends through a locked gate decide to help their owners fall in love with one another so that they, Lucky and Squash, can be brothers.  More Info

Freedom Song

Harpercollins Childrens Books | January 3, 2012 | 40 pages
An award-winning author and illustrator join forces in an emotional retelling of Henry “Box” Brown's famed escape from slavery that is celebrated for its daring and originality.  More Info

Cindy Moo

Harpercollins Childrens Books | May 15, 2012 | 32 pages
After hearing the famous nursery rhyme, the Diddle herd decides it is impossible for a cow to jump over the moon, but Cindy Moo is determined to discover how it can be done. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Plant a Kiss

Harpercollins Childrens Books | December 27, 2011 | 40 pages
"New York Times"-bestselling author Rosenthal and award-winning illustrator Reynolds have teamed together for the first time for this story about a little girl who plants a kiss and watches it grow--with sparkling results. Full color.  More Info

Secret Agent Splat!

Harpercollins Childrens Books | March 13, 2012 | 40 pages
"Splat notices that his favorite wooden ducks keep going missing--can Secret Agent Splat solve the mystery?"--  More Info

Stuffed and starved

Harpercollins Canada | February 14, 2008 | 438 pages
Raj Patel Harper Collins; March 2008 Hardcover; 448 pages 9780002008112 This book is not currently in stock, but is available to order (1-2 weeks).  More Info

Filthy Lucre

Harpercollins Canada | April 13, 2009 | 338 pages
Heath, Joseph HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; 2009 Paperback; 352 pages 9781554683956 A dozen times every day, individuals and organizations use economic claims to support social and political points of view. Those on the left tend to distrust economists, seeing them as friends of the right. There is... More Info


HarperCollins Canada | March 12, 2010 | 240 pages
Strawberries in January, fresh tomatoes year-round and New Zealand lamb at all times -- these well-travelled foods have a carbon footprint the size of an SUV. But there is a burgeoning local food movement taking place in Canadian cities, farms and shops that is changing both the way we eat and the... More Info