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  • The Shadows of Rookhaven

    The Shadows of Rookhaven

    Name: Jacqueline Harris
    14 October 2021;

    Genre: Family & Home

    Every one hundred years The Great Configuration occurs, when all the Family travel to Rookhaven to take part. When Billy turns up no-one is surprised because there are lots of visitors arriving. Billy, however, is hiding something and could be about to betray the family. He is like Mirabelle,...

  • The Same but Different: From the bestselling author of How Are You Feeling Today?

    The Same but Different

    Name: Samantha Hughes
    14 October 2021;

    Genre: Representation & Inclusion

    The Same but Different is a great starting point for conversations about inclusion. The bright, colourful illustrations and clear explanations engage children of all ages from the outset. I have this book on display and it has prompted children to broaden their perspectives an...

  • Dark and Shallow Lies

    Dark and Shallow Lies

    Name: Sharon Bolton
    12 October 2021;

    Genre: Supernatural

    In Dark and Shallow Lies, Grey is back in the small town of La Cachette where she was born and brought back to every summer. Except this summer is different and she is not prepared for what she will encounter. Her best friend, Elora, has been missing for months and Grey knows...

  • Billie Swift Takes Flight

    Billie Swift Takes Flight

    Name: Jacqueline Harris
    11 October 2021;

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Billie is 12 years old. She loves planes and hates school. She lives near an airfield and the date is 1942. Britain is at war. One day she sees a pilot in a spitfire crash in a field near her home. In order to find out what happened to the pilot, Billie visits the airfield and, through a quirk...

  • Billie Swift Takes Flight

    Billie Swift Takes Flight

    Name: Hayley Summerfield
    10 October 2021;

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Iszi Lawrence has managed to capture an unfamiliar tale of WWII in Billie Swift Takes Flight. This brilliant story highlights the history and bravery of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) women, who were courageous enough to battle against all odds to get the air forces planes...

  • The Haunting of Aveline Jones

    The Haunting of Aveline Jones

    Name: Linda Canning
    10 October 2021;

    Genre: Supernatural

    The Haunting of Aveline Jones is a deliciously dark, hauntingly-good ghost story, filled to the brim with menace, malevolence and mystery. It is a truly frightening tale and is not for the feint of heart! When Aveline is sent to stay with her aunt in a small, sea-side v...

  • The Bewitching of Aveline Jones

    The Bewitching of Aveline Jones

    Name: Linda Canning
    10 October 2021;

    Genre: Supernatural

    I was absolutely bewitched by this story - Phil Hickes is genuine talent in the world of children's fiction. His ghost stories strike the perfect balance for any young horror fans: they are truly scary, whilst still maintaining readable and engaging storylines. I particularly like that he avoi...

  • Monster Hunting For Beginners

    Monster Hunting For Beginners

    Name: Louisa Farrow
    10 October 2021;

    Genre: Funny Stories

    Jack is a child. He is small for his age, clumsy and wears glasses. He is also an apprentice monster hunter - after all, his name is Jack. At the start of the story, his over-protective dad mysteriously disappears and Jack is tricked into becoming apprentice to an elderly monster-hunter called...

  • The False Rose

    The False Rose

    Name: Jo Clarke
    07 October 2021;

    Genre: Adventure

    The False Rose, Sally Jones has returned to tell a tale of theft, deception, gang warfare and vengeance. From the first page the reader is swept along by action and intrigue, all beautifully told from the perspective of a wise ape. Sally Jones is an ape - no ordinary ape, but...

  • The Haunting of Lindy Pennyworth

    The Haunting of Lindy Pennyworth

    Name: Emelia Helliwell
    07 October 2021;

    Genre: Horror

    The Haunting of Lindy Pennyworth is a story set in Oxford, in England, in present day. Lindy is at college and lives with her mother in the family home after the tragic death of her father. Lindy is desperate for help to speak to her father and sets about trying to contact the...