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Children’s Fiction Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Jessica Townsend PB $16.99 Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes and doomed to die young. But before Morrigan can meet her fate, she is whisked away to a magical city called Nevermoor, where Morrigan will compete for a place in the prestigious Wundrous Society. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor, Morrigan will need to find a way to win her place—or she'll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate. Tales from a Tall Forest Shaun Micallef, illustrated by Jonathan Bentley HB $29.99 Once upon a time being, forever and ever ago, there lived a forest tall of tales... In this rich and rambunctious tapestry of tales, satirist Shaun Micallef unravels the traditional fairy story and nimbly weaves your favourite characters into new and surprising adventures. Illustrated by award- winning artist Jonathan Bentley, these subversively silly stories will captivate parents and children alike—and indignant fairytale authors too. The Wonderling Mira Bartok HB $24.99 Welcome to the Home for Wayward and Misbegotten Creatures, an institution run by evil Miss Carbunkle. For the Wonderling, a fox-like eleven- year-old with no proper name, it is the only home he has ever known. But unexpected courage leads him to Trinket, who gives him two incredible gifts: a real name—Arthur—and a best friend. The pair escape and embark on an adventure that will take them down the path of Arthur’s true destiny. Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix & Sean Williams PB $14.99 When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon a sword in a river outside their village, something unexpected happens... the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo's dismay he discovers that he's awoken an enchanted blade called Biter, and thus has instantly become a knight. Eleanor would love to become a knight—but she ́ЁѡݥѠ)ѡݽɐ%Н́ѡхЁѡ)ɽՉͽ䰁ɰݽɐ)ЁЁՕЁѼٔͅѡ))Q]5ѡɕ-) 5䰁Ʌѕ ͽ))!и)%ӊéɑ䁑ݡ ɱ͡)͕́ɽ́ձ)饹ɽ丁%ѕɕѥ)ѡѡٕ̰ ɱ́ѡѼ)ѡչȁѥ聡)݅́Ѽɸѡȁɥ̸ ɱ)٥ѕѼѡ͕ɕЁݽɱѡ)ݡ聵ѕɹѥ)ѡ̸ٕ Ёͽ́܁ѥ)Ʌ́Ѽɽٕ́ɔ)ݥѠх́ɕѕȁѡձٔ)ٕȁ)Qɕ%ٕ)ٕɕ́ ɽє5ѱѽ))币5ɥ)!ȸ) ɽє́ɕ́Ʌ݅Ѽٔ)ٕɕ́ݡ݅́͡)٥ȁѼɅ͕䁡ȁչ)%ͅḾəѱͅ)ݥѠͽѕ䁹)ٕɕ̸ Ё ɽє́ɕ́ٔ)ЁՍѥ́ȁ ɽєѡȁݥ)ḾѼɅٕѡ́)ɕ̰ٕɥ́Ѽȁѡ)չ̸ ɽєЁɅ̰)Ʌѕ́ѡѡɥ)ѡЁѡɔЁɔѼȁՕ)ѡ́ѡ