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  • There's A Beach in My Pants!

    There's A Beach in My Pants!

    Name: Lauren Maidman
    20 May 2024;

    Genre: Funny Stories

    There's a Beach in my Pants is the hilarious rhyming tale of a little girl's bad day turned good at the beach. After a disastrous trip to the beach with her Mum, the little girl gets a lot more than she bargained for when she gets home! A fish and chip shop in the downstairs c...

  • Adnan: The boy who helped his mummy remember

    Adnan: The Boy who Helped his Mummy Remember

    Name: Sue Wilsher
    20 May 2024;

    Genre: Mental Health & Wellbeing

    Based on a short film of the same name, Adnan: The Boy who Helped his Mummy Remember tells the story of a little boy who creates a 'save mummy plan' in an attempt to rescue her from depression. Although Adnan and his mother are now safe in a new home, the terrors and grief the...

  • Five Little Ducks: A Slide and Count Book

    Five Little Ducks: A Slide and Count Book

    Name: Elen Green
    20 May 2024;

    Genre: Early Skills

    Five Little Ducks: A Slide and Count Book is a lovely first counting book for children aged two years plus, and will test their fine motor skills, too, when sliding the counters around the pages. The board book follows the nursery rhyme of 'five little ducks' but it can...

  • Daddy's Footsteps

    Daddy's Footsteps

    Name: Tracy Parvin
    20 May 2024;

    Genre: Family & Home

    Four baby dinosaurs join their dads on an adventurous ramble through their wild and dangerous world. As they stroll along, our narrator's daddy supports and guides his son with words of wisdom. Following his father's footsteps, our young dino feels safe and secure: his dad is so big and strong...

  • Me and Aaron Ramsey

    Me and Aaron Ramsey

    Name: Linda Brown
    17 May 2024;

    Genre: Family & Home

    Football is everything for Sam and his dad, they live and breath it. At the weekends his dad supports him as he plays; he never misses a game. However, dad sometimes forgets and gets carried away, celebrates Sam's achievements and then real life kicks in. Money... it's always the same, dad pro...

  • Explodapedia: Rewild - Can Nature heal Our World?

    Explodapedia: Rewild - Can Nature heal Our World?

    Name: Sue Wilsher
    17 May 2024;

    Genre: Environment

    The latest in the excellent 'Explodapedia' series, Rewild: Can Nature heal Our World? is a very engaging and accessible read. Guided by cartoons of chatty and cheeky fungi, the book carefully explains the idea behind rewilding as well as why is it so important in a humorous an...

  • Magicalia: Race of Wonders


    Name: Jenny Caddick
    17 May 2024;

    Genre: Fantasy

    "Until a monster swallowed her PE kit, Bitsy's evening had been going to plan." A fantastical, imaginative adventure awaits when the reader is swept into a world of magicore beasts, created by emotions held within our memories. A long-ago meteorite named farthingstone left its magical imprint...

  • Ember Spark and the Thunder of Dragons

    Ember Spark and the Thunder of Dragons

    Name: Jacqueline Harris
    17 May 2024;

    Genre: Magical Realism

    Ember Spark is an ordinary girl who is always ready for an adventure to start. One day an adventure does start, and Ember is flung into an adventure more wild and wonderful than anything her favourite comic book heroine, Gutsy Wonder, could have imagined. Ember finds out that she is an apprent...

  • I Am Wolf

    I Am Wolf

    Name: Beverley Somerset
    17 May 2024;

    Genre: Science Fiction

    Coll is a member of the Wolf crew. His home is a giant mechanical Construct of a wolf, which fights other animal shaped Constructs for territory. There is no friendship between crews, only fierce rivalry. Coll's life changes dramatically when, during a battle with another Construct, he is thro...

  • Transcendent: Book 1

    Transcendent: Book 1

    Name: Jenny Caddick
    16 May 2024;

    Genre: Science Fiction

    Epic, sweeping, cinematic action adventure from debut author Patrick Gallagher. Transcendent is a fast-paced , clever and contemporary story that spans cultures, continents and even takes its story out of this world into the mysteries of Space. Kira and Jacob Flynn are...