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Red Dot Book Awards 2022 - 2023

The Red Dot student choice book awards is an annual event organised by the International School Libraries Network (ISLN) in Singapore. Shortlisted books are organised into four age-based categories, with eight titles in each. We look forward to this shortlist every year so please enjoy the wonderful selection! 
  • Marvellous Mammals: A Wild A to Z of Southeast Asia

    $24.00

    Written by Debby Ng  |  Illustrated by Darel SeowhardcoverWe know that dogs bark, cats meow, and cows moo. But do you know dholes whistle “whee-whe...

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    $24.00
  • Donut Feed the Squirrels

    $22.00

    Written and Illustrated by Mika SonghardcoverTwo squirrel best friends meet their match: a donut food truck! A hilarious young graphic novel perfec...

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    $22.00
  • Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

    $13.00

    Written by Zanib Mianpaperback Welcome to the imaginative brain of Omar!Omar and his family have just moved, and he is not excited about starting a...

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    $13.00
  • Zanzibar

    $14.00

    Written and Illustrated by Catharina Valckx  |  Translated by Antony ShugaarpaperbackAn uplifting, warmhearted early chapter book about a crow, who...

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    $14.00
  • The Secret of the Magic Pearl

    $28.00

    Written by Elisa Sabatinelli  |  Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno  |  Translated by Christopher TurnerhardcoverHector lives with his family at the Marin...

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    $28.00
  • Too Small Tola

    $14.00

    Written by Atinuke  |  Illustrated by Onyinye IwupaperbackThree delightful tales from a renowned Nigerian storyteller introduce a chapter-book hero...

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    $14.00
  • Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest

    $24.00

    Written and Illustrated by Ole Könnecke  |  Translated by Shelley TanakahardcoverA funny illustrated fairy tale for early readers about the brave ...

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    $24.00
  • The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers

    $12.00

    Written by SJ KingpaperbackMeet the Secret Explorers – a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young ...

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    $12.00
  • City of Dragons: The Awakening Storm

    $21.00

    Written by Jaimal Yogis  |  Illustrated by Vivian TruongpaperbackWhen Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is...

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    $21.00
  • Talking to Alaska

    $13.00

    Written by Anna WoltzpaperbackSometimes rivals just need a helping paw...It only takes one day at their new school for Parker and Sven to become m...

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    $13.00
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop

    $19.00

    Written by Maryam Master  |  Illustrated by Astred HickspaperbackAnahita Rosalind Ghorban-Galaszczuk (yes, that really is her name but you can cal...

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    $19.00
  • Wilderlore: The Accidental Apprentice

    $14.00

    Written by Amanda FoodypaperbackThe last thing Barclay Thorne ever wanted was an adventure.Thankfully, as an apprentice to the town’s mushroom farm...

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    $14.00
  • The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    $29.00

    Written by Eugene YelchinhardcoverWith a masterful mix of comic timing and disarming poignancy, Newbery Honoree Eugene Yelchin offers a memoir of g...

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    $29.00
  • Samira Surfs

    $14.00

    Written by Rukhsanna Guidroz  |  Illustrated by Fahmida AzimpaperbackA middle grade novel in verse about Samira, an eleven-year-old Rohingya refuge...

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    $14.00
  • The Last Bear

    $16.00

    Written by Hannah Gold  |  Illustrated by Levi PinfoldpaperbackImagine making friends with a polar bear…There are no polar bears left on Bear Isla...

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    $16.00
  • Black Water Sister

    $26.00

    Written by Zen ChopaperbackA reluctant medium discovers the ties that bind can unleash a dangerous power in this compelling Malaysian-set contempor...

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    $26.00
  • The Ivory Key

    $29.00

    Written by Akshaya RamanhardcoverVira, Ronak, Kaleb, and Riya may be siblings, but they've never been close or even liked each other that much. Tor...

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    $29.00
  • Himawari House

    $24.00

    Written by Harmony BeckerpaperbackA young adult graphic novel about three foreign exchange students and the pleasures, and difficulties, of adjusti...

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    $24.00
  • Future Girl

    $26.00

    Written by AsphyxiapaperbackFuture Girl explores what it means to come of age as a Deaf teenager, against the backdrop of a near-future Melbourne o...

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    $26.00
  • The Gaps

    $26.00

    Written by Leanne HallpaperbackWhen sixteen-year-old Yin Mitchell is abducted, the news reverberates through the whole Year Ten class at Balmoral L...

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    $26.00
  • Almond: A Novel

    $18.00

    Written by Won-Pyung Sohn  |  Translated from the Korean by Sandy Joosun LeepaperbackThis story is, in short, about a monster meeting another monst...

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    $18.00
  • Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions

    $24.00

    Written by Navdeep Singh DhillonhardcoverFor fans of Sandhya Menon and Adam Silvera comes a prom-night romantic-comedy romp about a Sikh teen’s sea...

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    $24.00
  • Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

    $27.50

    Written by Kenneth C. DavishardcoverFrom the bestselling author of the Don’t Know Much About® books comes a dramatic account of the origins of demo...

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    $27.50
  • Two for Me, One for You

    $15.00

    Written and Illustrated by Jörg Mühle  |  Translated by Catherine ChidgeypaperbackA new story from Jörg Mühle, the author of bestselling Tickle My...

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    $15.00