Whitney Kaaz - Bookseller in Manchester

Whitney Kaaz"She liked anything orange: leaves; some moons; marigolds; chrysanthemums; cheese; pumpkin, both in pie and out; orange juice; marmalade. Orange is bright and demanding. You can't ignore orange things." from the novel The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780770436407
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hogarth - May 7th, 2013

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena intertwines the lives of several war-torn Chechens. Marra's amazing debut novel will pull you into its beautifully crafted story of a ten-year struggle to defend Chechen history and culture. It will break your heart and make you grateful for your life. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


The Diviners

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780316126106
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 3rd, 2013

Flappers, speakeasies, pickpockets and showgirls! The city is alive and full of hope as Evie O'Neill finds herself thrust into the middle of a bizarre serial killer investigation and must use her secret powers to stop him. But all is not what it seems in this novel of ghosts, demons and superstitions. You will be dying to read the sequel! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

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By Catherynne M. Valente, Ana Juan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312649623
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2012

September returns to Fairyland to find her shadow in another satisfying adventure. Again, Valente dazzles us with her rich use of language and leaves us hungry for the next beautifully constructed sentence. If you love classic fantasy stories you are sure to be a fan. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Birds of a Feather

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$24.99
ISBN: 9781452110660
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Chronicle Books - September 26th, 2012

The creators of Out of Sight have done it again with this amazingly beautiful, interesting, interactive, factfilled, oversized book about birds! Lift the flaps and popups and tons of interesting facts will keep bird lovers of all ages entertained for hours. This book will make the perfect gift! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


The White-Footed Mouse

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By Bert Dodson (Illustrator), Willem Lange
$17.95
ISBN: 9781593731090
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Published: Bunker Hill Publishing Inc - October 17th, 2012

"Kill only what you intend to eat" is the advice a father offers about hunting to his son, but when the father sets a trap to catch a white-footed mouse in the cabin, the boy quickly reminds him of his own advice. A beautiful story of shared love of the outdoors. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Black Dog

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By Levi Pinfold, Levi Pinfold (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763660970
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Published: Templar - September 25th, 2012

Amazing illustrations are the driving force behind this story of a family who is visited by a dog. As each family member sees the dog, the descriptions of him keep getting bigger and bigger. Ironically, it is the smallest family member who sees the dog for what it really is - a friendly black dog! Gorgeous! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Linnea in Monet's Garden

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By Christina Björk, Lena Anderson (Illustrator), Joan Sandin (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781402277290
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - October 2nd, 2012

Back in print to celebrate its 25th anniversary! Discover the world of Monet and his beloved garden through the eyes of a curious child. Linnea travels to France to see the beautiful garden that inspired Monet's most famous paintings. A wonderful tribute to an amazing Impressionist - sure to delight art fans of all ages. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


This Is Not My Hat

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By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763655990
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Published: Candlewick - October 9th, 2012

Jon Klassen returns with another humorous book about animals wearing hats - but this time it takes place Picture Books under the sea! What happens when a small fish appears wearing a blue bowler hat? It's all in the eyes in this hilarious follow up to I Want My Hat Back. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Wonder

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780375869020
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

This is a book about a boy who is different. It is also about friendship, family, life, death and most importantly, kindness. This is an extraordinary book for everyone! "When given a choice between being right or being kind, choose kind." ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


The Magician's Apprentice

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By Kate Banks, Peter Sís (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374347161
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 7th, 2012

This is a wonderful book for kids who have questions about the meaning of life. Told as a parable, this novel is rich with imagery and self discovery. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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