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  • Find the Wolf: A board book with peek-through pages

    Find The Wolf

    Name: Kyle Matravers
    26 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    'Find the Wolf' is another great 'peek through' book by Agnese Baruzzi. Being a board book, it easily withstood the initial browsing by my one year son and I can see this book being revisited when he is slightly older as there are many levels to it. The book follows the pattern of looking for...

  • Hidden Animals: A board book with peek-through pages

    Hidden Animals

    Name: Kyle Matravers
    26 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    Hidden Animals is a lovely board book that would be perfect for any first book collection. The combination of colours, shapes and animals make this book both an enjoyable read but also an educational one. As the reader, it was easy to follow the pattern of 'Now you see / Then you see ...' and...

  • Crocodali

    Crocodali

    Name: Lizi Coombs
    25 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    Crododali introduces himself as 'the greatest artist in the whole wide world' and requires your help to make a masterpiece! This picture book talks directly to the reader, asking you to interact with the pages by tilting, shaking and blowing the book. As you turn each page, you see what your...

  • I Really Want the Cake

    I Really Want the Cake

    Name: Lizi Coombs
    25 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    What an absolute joy to read! This fantastic picture book tells the tale of one little girls battle to try and not eat a cake....one that doesn't go too well... Philip's story is funny and has a simple rhyme scheme which makes it fun to read. Funny for both adults and children, the little gi...

  • Emmeline Pankhurst

    Little People, Big Dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst

    Name: Lizi Coombs
    25 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    The Little People, Big Dreams series is a selection of charming books that tell the stories of outstanding people, from artists to scientists. Each story begins with the person as a child with a dream (hence the title of the series!) and this one tells about the life of Emmeline Pankhurst. The...

  • Ludwig the Space Dog

    Ludwig the Sea Dog

    Name: Marie Berry
    22 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    Ludwig the Sea Dog has been an really unexpected treat of a book to read. I have to admit when I opened it and found 3D glasses on the inside cover, I was a little scepticle. Normally I find 3D books to be quite poor on quality and pictures that are meant to be 3D don't stand out at all. This...

  • Battle for the Shadow Sword: Series 1 Book 1

    Team Hero: Battle For The Shadow Sword

    Name: Dan Katz
    21 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    Jack Beacon is tired of being bullied for having scaly hands - but with these hands comes an unexpected power. When he uses his newfound super-strength to save the bullies' lives, he is recruited to Hero Academy - a secret school for kids with special abilities. But when an ancient evil reemerges...

  • Nibbles the Dinosaur Guide

    Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide

    Name: Emily Beale
    20 August 2017;

    Genre: Humour

    Everyone's favourite monster is back and it appears that Nibbles, Emma Yarlett's book-eating monster, has developed a liking for non-fiction books. In Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide, gigantic shaped holes have appeared in the Dinosaur Guide and the mischievous little yellow booki...

  • Marie Curie

    Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie

    Name: Sue Wilsher
    18 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    From a poor family, Marie worked very hard, winning recognition for her talent at school. Not able to go to university in Poland, where she was born, Marie moved to France where she soon excelled in maths and science, even though she was studying in a foreign language. Whilst there, she met Pierr...

  • Rosa Parks

    Little People, Big Ideas: Rosa Parks

    Name: Sue Wilsher
    18 August 2017;

    Genre: Adventure

    Rosa grew up in Alabama where, although slavery had ended, there was still no equality. Whilst she walked to school, white children were taken on the bus; she could not use the same water fountain or entrance as white people; she could take the bus to work, but could only sit at the back. She kne...