Bauble, Me and the Family Tree by Jenny Moore & Kirsten Eagan
Bauble, Me and the Family Tree is the story of Noel and his attempts to find out the truth about his family, particularly on his paternal side, as he researches his family tree for a school project. It is a heartwarming story of love, loss, misunderstandings and relationships and shows that families come in many…
Happy Earth Day!
Earth Day has been celebrated annually on April 22nd since 1970. Earth Day’s mission is ‘To build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and planet.’ Our current situation has led to less cars on the road, less travel overall and better air quality but how can we sustain this situation…
Middle Grade fiction published in March 2020
Many authors and illustrators have had to cancel book launches and no longer have the opportunity to promote their books in real life. We invited authors and illustrators to share news of their middle grade fiction published in March 2020 so that we could share them with you.
Froggy Day by Heather Pindar & Barbara Bakos
Everybody is talking about the weather at the moment but are you having a Froggy Day? A Froggy Day causes chaos all over town as a multitude of frogs descend from the sky and immerse themselves in everyday routines and familiar situations! This humorous picture book is lively and full of action, it’s a fun…
Maverick Non Fiction Early Readers
These Maverick Non Fiction Early Readers are perfect for children who may prefer reading non fiction. We join our alien tour guides, Finn and Zeek, as they take us through the books which are full of easy to read, bite sized facts and amazing colour photos.
The Chicken Knitters by Cath Jones & Sean Longcroft
The Chicken Knitters is an Early Reader which tells the story of how knitting fan Lilly rescues Farmer Claw’s neglected chickens. With five short chapters and an amusing, original storyline that highlights the plight of battery hens, it’s a great book to help a more independent beginner reader gain reading skills and experience.
The Spacesuit by Alison Donald & Ariel Landy
The Spacesuit takes a fascinating look at the team who designed the very first spacesuit. We’ve watched videos of the moon landing and seen pictures but we’ve never thought about how spacesuits are made or who designed them. We found it really interesting learning about Eleanor ‘Ellie’ Foraker and her team of seamstresses who played…