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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

    $18.21

    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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    $18.21
  • Donut Feed the Squirrels

    $17.07

    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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    $17.07
  • Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet

    $11.38

    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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    $11.38
  • Zanzibar

    $11.38

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

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    $11.38
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    The Secret of the Magic Pearl

    $29.14

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

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    $29.14
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  • Too Small Tola

    $10.62

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

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    $10.62
  • Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest

    Original price $18.21
    Current price $15.18

    Written and Illustrated by Ole Könnecke  |  Translated by Shelley TanakahardcoverA funny illustrated fairy tale about the brave and capable Dulcine...

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    Original price $18.21
    Current price $15.18
  • The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers

    $9.11

    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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    $9.11
  • Flight of the Puffin

    $11.38

    Written by Ann BradenpaperbackOne small act of kindness ripples out to connect four kids in this stirring novel.Libby comes from a long line of bul...

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    $11.38
  • City of Dragons: The Awakening Storm

    $17.98

    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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    $17.98
  • Talking to Alaska

    $11.38

    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 mo...

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    $11.38
  • Wilderlore: The Accidental Apprentice

    $11.08

    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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    $11.08
  • The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    $22.01

    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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    $22.01
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    Samira Surfs

    $10.62

    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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    $10.62
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  • The Last Bear

    $13.66

    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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    $13.66
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    Black Water Sister

    $19.73

    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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    $19.73
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    The Ivory Key

    $22.01

    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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    $22.01
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    Himawari House

    $18.21

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

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    $18.21
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    Future Girl

    $19.73

    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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    $19.73
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    Almond: A Novel

    $15.18

    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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    $15.18
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    Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions

    $18.21

    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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    $18.21
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  • Two for Me, One for You

    $11.38

    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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    $11.38
  • There's No Such Thing

    $18.97

    Written and Illustrated by Heidi McKinnonhardcoverBear can't sleep.Did you hear that? Did you feel that? What was it?It wasn't a hungry giant or a...

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    $18.97
  • Tim’s Adventure (Pengembaraan Tim)

    $13.66

    Written by Rhaimie Wahap  |  Illustrated by Rizal WahaphardcoverPengembaraan Tim (Tim’s Adventure) is a bilingual (Malay-English) children’s pictur...

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    $13.66
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    What Happened to You?

    $13.66

    Written by James Catchpole  |  Illustrated by Karen GeorgepaperbackWhat happened to you? Was it a shark? A burglar? A lion? Did it fall off?Every ...

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    $13.66
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    The Tale of the Whale

    $12.52

    Written by Karen Swann  |  Illustrated by Padmacandrapaperback'Where land becomes sky and the sky becomes sea,I first saw the whale, and the whale ...

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    $12.52
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    We're All in the Same Boat

    $18.97

    Written and Illustrated by Barney SaltzbergpaperbackWe're all in the same boat, both literally and metaphorically, in this playful look at how we ...

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    $18.97
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  • Chicken Little and the Big Bad Wolf

    $13.66

    Written and Illustrated by Sam WedelichpaperbackIf you like Mo Willems’ Pigeon, you’ll love Sam Wedelich’s Chicken Little!Chicken Little is NOT af...

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    $13.66
  • Pablo

    $12.90

    Written and Illustrated by Rascal  |  Translated by Antony ShugaarhardcoverShhh! Pablo is asleep. This is his last night inside the shell. Tomorro...

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    $12.90
  • Tim’s Adventure (Pengembaraan Tim)

    $11.38

    Written by Rhaimie Wahap  |  Illustrated by Rizal WahappaperbackPengembaraan Tim (Tim’s Adventure) is a bilingual (Malay-English) children’s pictur...

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    $11.38
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    Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy

    $17.83

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

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    $17.83
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