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  • When The War Came Home

    When the War came home

    Name: Jacqueline Harris
    06 January 2022;

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Natty is forced to leave her home and go with her mother to stay at her cousin's farm in another Welsh village. There she gets to know her wider family, including Nery's who is around her age and Nery's older brother Huw. Huw, only seventeen, has come back from the trenches a changed person, h...

  • Art of Protest: What a Revolution Looks Like

    Art of Protest: What a revolution looks like

    Name: Lorraine Ansell
    30 November 2021;

    Genre: Non Fiction

    Big Picture Press have hit the nail on the head with this new book, Art of Protest: What a revolution looks like, by artivist De Nichols. Formatted and produced to simulate a zine, it is illustrated by several artists, resulting in a powerfully visual and educational book....

  • Murder on the Safari Star

    Murder on the Safari Star

    Name: Donna Ritchie
    25 November 2021;

    Genre: Adventure

    I couldn’t wait to start reading Murder on the Safari Star - the third journey of the Adventures on Trains series. I wasn’t disappointed! It is the most dangerous one so far! Thoroughly love this series; different book/different location. If you have not read any of these book...

  • Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up

    Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up

    Name: Abieyuwa Age 13
    25 November 2021;

    Genre: Personal Growth

    This book guides on how to live your life as a black British girl. It incorporates everything that makes us who we are. Growing up you don’t really see people that look sound or represent us on tv. We were always seen as the 'black ducklings' of society.  This book advises you on how to deal w...

  • The Chime Seekers

    The Chime Seekers

    Name: Jacqueline Harris
    19 November 2021;

    Genre: Fantasy

    Yianni has moved to Fallow Hall. He hates his new home and hates his baby sister who has forced the move. He feels his parents are shutting him out and he is angry and miserable. Then Yianni makes a terrible mistake and is tricked into handing over his baby sister to the evil faerie Lorde Renw...

  • Great Britons: 50 Amazing People Who Have Called Britain Home

    Great Britons

    Name: Carol Wright
    15 November 2021;

    Genre: Non Fiction

    This non-fiction book is packed with information about 50 Great Britons, who have been born in the UK or have made the UK their home. I particularly like the fact that it is so diverse and just right for children to learn about how these amazing people. Their stories share how people can overc...

  • The Ember Days

    The Ember Days

    Name: Linda Brown
    12 November 2021;

    Genre: Fantasy

    Well, this wonderful new author has done it once again, as she has turned out another epic adventure in this sequel book to The Harm Tree... After the drama and traumatic events of book one (which I highly recommend you read first) our two strong female protagonists, Ebba and Torny are back to...

  • The Book of Stolen Dreams

    The Book of Stolen Dreams

    Name: Julie Broadbent
    12 November 2021;

    Genre: Adventure

    The Book of Stolen Dreams is a fantastical, rip-roaring adventure from master storyteller David Farr. This is his first time writing for children and he has created a wonderful, magical story that keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. Set in the land of Krasnia we...

  • The Book of Stolen Dreams

    The Book of Stolen Dreams

    Name: Beverley Somerset
    12 November 2021;

    Genre: Adventure

    Rachel lives with her older brother, Robert and their parents in the city of Brava in the land of Krasnia. Her father is a librarian and works in the North Brava Public Lending Library. When Rachel was just a baby, the Krasnia was taken over by the evil dictator Charles Malstain. He hated chil...

  • The Chime Seekers

    The Chime Seekers

    Name: Hayley Summerfield
    10 November 2021;

    Genre: Fantasy

    The Chime Seekers is an enchanting new adventure story from Ross Montgomery. This haunting masterpiece is brimming with magic, quests, acceptance and friendship. The story allows us to step into a world of faerie tricks and hidden danger, a world of peril and adventure. <p...